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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 113 93 102
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 14 35 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.70% 1.71% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.40% 5.19% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 9
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,500 £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
583 675 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.30% 32.94% 32.77%
Number of salaries quoted 515 615 491
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 £24,000 £26,300 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £77,500 £53,700
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 30 July 2014.

Middleware Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 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 (67.74%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) J2EE
2 11 (35.48%) Java EE
3 10 (32.26%) WebLogic
4 9 (29.03%) Linux
4 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
4 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
5 8 (25.81%) Apache
5 8 (25.81%) Finance
6 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
6 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
6 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
7 6 (19.35%) Windows
7 6 (19.35%) Solaris
7 6 (19.35%) Migration
8 5 (16.13%) Retail
8 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (16.13%) ITIL
8 5 (16.13%) UNIX
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle
8 5 (16.13%) SQL
8 5 (16.13%) HTML
8 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.90%) AIX
9 4 (12.90%) ERP
9 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.90%) Spring

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 10 (32.26%) WebLogic
2 8 (25.81%) Apache
3 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
3 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) nginx
5 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP CRM
1 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
1 2 (6.45%) LoadUI
1 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
1 2 (6.45%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (6.45%) JUnit
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Selenium
1 2 (6.45%) jMock
1 2 (6.45%) JMeter
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) LSMW
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Development Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Java Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Web Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Java Software Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Software Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Software Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.45%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) EDI Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Hyperion Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) J2EE
1 11 (35.48%) Java EE
2 5 (16.13%) HTML
3 4 (12.90%) Spring
4 3 (9.68%) .NET
5 2 (6.45%) REST
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (6.45%) SOAP
5 2 (6.45%) XML
5 2 (6.45%) EDI
5 2 (6.45%) JMS
6 1 (3.23%) LAMP
6 1 (3.23%) SAP BSP
6 1 (3.23%) XSD
6 1 (3.23%) XSLT
6 1 (3.23%) EJB
6 1 (3.23%) CSS
6 1 (3.23%) JSP
6 1 (3.23%) jQuery
6 1 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.68%) Open Source
3 2 (6.45%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Solaris
3 5 (16.13%) UNIX
4 4 (12.90%) AIX
5 3 (9.68%) SUSE
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
2 6 (19.35%) Migration
3 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.90%) ERP
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Process Management
5 3 (9.68%) Change Management
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Web Development
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
5 3 (9.68%) SOA
5 3 (9.68%) ETL
5 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.68%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.68%) Perl
3 3 (9.68%) Korn
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Sun
2 3 (9.68%) CA
3 2 (6.45%) Talend
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Informatica
4 1 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.23%) webMethods
4 1 (3.23%) Mercator
4 1 (3.23%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Software AG
4 1 (3.23%) Cognizant