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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 99 93 88
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 27 35 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.24% 1.64% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.15% 5.33% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 15
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,887 £30,000 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £56,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.06%
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
650 657 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.84% 30.73% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 558 607 485
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 29 August 2014.

Middleware Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (55.56%) Oracle
2 15 (41.67%) SC Cleared
2 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 14 (38.89%) Java
3 14 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (36.11%) Retail
4 13 (36.11%) Project Management
5 12 (33.33%) ETL
6 11 (30.56%) Finance
7 10 (27.78%) Migration
7 10 (27.78%) ERP
8 9 (25.00%) CRM
8 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (25.00%) UNIX
8 9 (25.00%) Apache
8 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
9 8 (22.22%) Data Management
9 8 (22.22%) Windows
9 8 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (22.22%) IBM
9 8 (22.22%) Informatica
9 8 (22.22%) Data Integration
9 8 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
9 8 (22.22%) Talend
10 7 (19.44%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (19.44%) SOA
10 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
10 7 (19.44%) Linux
10 7 (19.44%) SQL
11 6 (16.67%) .NET

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (25.00%) Apache
1 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.89%) IIS
3 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.78%) nginx
4 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.78%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.78%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
2 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.56%) JUnit
2 2 (5.56%) JMeter
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Selenium
2 2 (5.56%) jMock
2 2 (5.56%) LoadUI
3 1 (2.78%) LSMW
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (36.11%) Retail
2 11 (30.56%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.33%) Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) Local Government
6 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.78%) Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Consultant
2 9 (25.00%) Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Hyperion Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Web Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Java Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.56%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (16.67%) Java EE
2 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) J2EE
3 3 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) REST
4 2 (5.56%) SOAP
4 2 (5.56%) XML
4 2 (5.56%) JMS
5 1 (2.78%) LAMP
5 1 (2.78%) Spring
5 1 (2.78%) SAP BSP
5 1 (2.78%) jQuery
5 1 (2.78%) RESTful
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) XSD
5 1 (2.78%) XSLT
5 1 (2.78%) EDI
5 1 (2.78%) EJB
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Data Integration
2 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.33%) Open Source
3 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) UNIX
2 8 (22.22%) Windows
3 7 (19.44%) Linux
4 4 (11.11%) Solaris
5 2 (5.56%) AIX
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (36.11%) Project Management
3 12 (33.33%) ETL
4 10 (27.78%) ERP
4 10 (27.78%) Migration
5 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (25.00%) CRM
6 8 (22.22%) Data Management
7 7 (19.44%) SOA
8 6 (16.67%) ITIL
8 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
9 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
9 5 (13.89%) EAI
10 4 (11.11%) Service Management
10 4 (11.11%) Quality Management
10 4 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
10 4 (11.11%) Business Development
10 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Management
10 4 (11.11%) Use Case
10 4 (11.11%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) ABAP
3 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.78%) Korn
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) Informatica
2 8 (22.22%) IBM
2 8 (22.22%) Talend
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.89%) SAP
5 4 (11.11%) TIBCO
5 4 (11.11%) Hyperion
6 2 (5.56%) VMware
6 2 (5.56%) Mercator
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.78%) Software AG
7 1 (2.78%) Cognizant
7 1 (2.78%) CA
7 1 (2.78%) Sun
7 1 (2.78%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) Remedy
7 1 (2.78%) webMethods