The first table below looks at the demand for Middleware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 109 96 98
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 11 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.58% 1.49% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.00% 4.48% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 11
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £52,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
550 669 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.01% 33.30% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 484 609 513
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £77,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Middleware
West Midlands

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Middleware
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Middleware Salary Trend in Birmingham

Middleware
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Middleware across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Middleware Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 21 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) J2EE
3 11 (39.29%) WebLogic
3 11 (39.29%) Java EE
4 9 (32.14%) Linux
5 8 (28.57%) Apache
6 7 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 7 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 7 (25.00%) Finance
7 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 6 (21.43%) Solaris
7 6 (21.43%) Windows
8 5 (17.86%) ITIL
8 5 (17.86%) UNIX
8 5 (17.86%) SQL
8 5 (17.86%) HTML
8 5 (17.86%) Migration
8 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (14.29%) Process Management
9 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (14.29%) Spring
9 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (14.29%) AIX
10 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
10 3 (10.71%) LDAP
10 3 (10.71%) Perl

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 11 (39.29%) WebLogic
2 8 (28.57%) Apache
3 7 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.14%) IIS
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) nginx
5 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.57%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
1 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) LoadUI
1 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
1 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 2 (7.14%) JMeter
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
1 2 (7.14%) Selenium
1 2 (7.14%) jMock
1 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
1 2 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) LSMW
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Local Government
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Development Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Web Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Java Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Java Software Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Software Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Lead Software Architect
6 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Lead Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) J2EE
2 11 (39.29%) Java EE
3 5 (17.86%) HTML
4 4 (14.29%) Spring
5 2 (7.14%) REST
5 2 (7.14%) EDI
5 2 (7.14%) JMS
5 2 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (7.14%) SOAP
5 2 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (3.57%) XSD
6 1 (3.57%) XSLT
6 1 (3.57%) EJB
6 1 (3.57%) CSS
6 1 (3.57%) JSP
6 1 (3.57%) RESTful
6 1 (3.57%) jQuery
6 1 (3.57%) SAP BSP
6 1 (3.57%) LAMP
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.71%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Solaris
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) UNIX
4 4 (14.29%) AIX
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
5 3 (10.71%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) Process Management
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.71%) Release Management
4 3 (10.71%) Web Development
4 3 (10.71%) Change Management
4 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.14%) BDD
5 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Perl
3 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
3 3 (10.71%) Korn
4 1 (3.57%) ABAP
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) CA
1 3 (10.71%) Sun
2 1 (3.57%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) webMethods
2 1 (3.57%) Mercator
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix
2 1 (3.57%) Software AG
2 1 (3.57%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.57%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago