The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 21 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.35% - 5.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.45% - 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £80,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.38%
Middleware
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
29 74 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 39.19% 50.68% 39.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22 55 54
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Middleware across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Middleware
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Middleware across the Belfast region.

Middleware Salary Trend in Belfast

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware.

1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) SMPP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DMZ
1 1 (33.33%) SMPP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) OSS Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) WSO2