The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 115 110 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -44
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 15 12 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.73% 0.64% 2.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.61% 2.08% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 38
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,400 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.26%
Middleware
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
574 577 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.80% 30.69% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 542 519 518
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 2014.

Middleware Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (67.92%) Oracle
2 26 (49.06%) Enterprise Architecture
3 25 (47.17%) Project Management
4 21 (39.62%) ETL
4 21 (39.62%) SC Cleared
4 21 (39.62%) Security Cleared
5 19 (35.85%) Tomcat
5 19 (35.85%) IBM
6 17 (32.08%) Migration
6 17 (32.08%) Data Integration
6 17 (32.08%) Retail
7 16 (30.19%) Java
8 15 (28.30%) Finance
8 15 (28.30%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (28.30%) UNIX
8 15 (28.30%) ERP
9 14 (26.42%) CRM
9 14 (26.42%) Talend
9 14 (26.42%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (26.42%) Informatica
9 14 (26.42%) Data Management
9 14 (26.42%) Talend Open Studio
9 14 (26.42%) Apache
10 12 (22.64%) SQL
11 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
12 10 (18.87%) SOA
12 10 (18.87%) Incident Management
12 10 (18.87%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (15.09%) Solaris
13 8 (15.09%) Linux

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (35.85%) Tomcat
2 14 (26.42%) Apache
3 7 (13.21%) WebSphere
4 6 (11.32%) IIS
5 5 (9.43%) JBoss
5 5 (9.43%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.89%) Sonic ESB
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.43%) DB2
3 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.89%) QlikView
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (32.08%) Retail
2 15 (28.30%) Finance
3 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.77%) Local Government
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Consultant
2 12 (22.64%) Architect
3 7 (13.21%) Hyperion Consultant
3 7 (13.21%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (9.43%) Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Support Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Web Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Applications Manager
8 1 (1.89%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (15.09%) .NET
2 8 (15.09%) J2EE
3 7 (13.21%) Java EE
4 6 (11.32%) XML
5 5 (9.43%) HTML
5 5 (9.43%) CSS
5 5 (9.43%) JSP
5 5 (9.43%) Servlets
5 5 (9.43%) Struts
5 5 (9.43%) Web Services
5 5 (9.43%) Spring
5 5 (9.43%) JMS
6 3 (5.66%) EDI
7 1 (1.89%) XSD
7 1 (1.89%) XSLT
7 1 (1.89%) SonicMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Data Integration
2 8 (15.09%) Open Source
3 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (9.43%) Client/Server
4 5 (9.43%) N-Tier
4 5 (9.43%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) UNIX
2 8 (15.09%) Solaris
2 8 (15.09%) Linux
3 7 (13.21%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Enterprise Architecture
2 25 (47.17%) Project Management
3 21 (39.62%) ETL
4 17 (32.08%) Migration
5 15 (28.30%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (28.30%) ERP
6 14 (26.42%) CRM
6 14 (26.42%) Data Management
7 10 (18.87%) Incident Management
7 10 (18.87%) SOA
8 8 (15.09%) Problem Management
8 8 (15.09%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (13.21%) Master Data Management
9 7 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (13.21%) Data Governance
9 7 (13.21%) Use Case
9 7 (13.21%) Release Management
9 7 (13.21%) Performance Management
9 7 (13.21%) Data Migration
9 7 (13.21%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) Java
2 12 (22.64%) SQL
3 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) SC Cleared
1 21 (39.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (67.92%) Oracle
2 19 (35.85%) IBM
3 14 (26.42%) Informatica
3 14 (26.42%) Talend
4 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (13.21%) SAP
5 7 (13.21%) Hyperion
5 7 (13.21%) TIBCO
6 5 (9.43%) Pega
6 5 (9.43%) BEA
6 5 (9.43%) Vitria
6 5 (9.43%) Sybase
7 2 (3.77%) Citrix
7 2 (3.77%) VMware
7 2 (3.77%) Mercator
8 1 (1.89%) Remedy
8 1 (1.89%) Avaya
8 1 (1.89%) HP
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco