The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 92 91 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -51
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 9 35 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.69% 1.89% 4.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% 5.29% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 34 67
Average salary £37,500 £48,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.68% +5.43%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Middleware
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
462 662 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.46% 35.71% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 404 564 653
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Middleware
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Middleware Salary Trend in Cheshire

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 13 (52.00%) Unix
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 10 (40.00%) Linux
3 9 (36.00%) JBoss
4 7 (28.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (24.00%) Degree
5 6 (24.00%) jQuery
5 6 (24.00%) PaaS
5 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
5 6 (24.00%) Mainframe
5 6 (24.00%) Finance
6 5 (20.00%) VMware
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) IBM
6 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (16.00%) SaaS
7 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
7 4 (16.00%) Scrum
7 4 (16.00%) LAN
7 4 (16.00%) WAN
7 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) .NET

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (36.00%) JBoss
2 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.00%) Apache
4 2 (8.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (8.00%) nginx
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.00%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) PaaS
2 4 (16.00%) SaaS
3 2 (8.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) LAN
1 4 (16.00%) WAN
2 3 (12.00%) DMZ
2 3 (12.00%) SSL
3 2 (8.00%) HTTP
3 2 (8.00%) LDAP
3 2 (8.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) GIS
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Support Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Technical Support
2 4 (16.00%) Technical Support Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Release Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Head of Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) Head of Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) jQuery
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (8.00%) Ajax
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) HTML5
4 2 (8.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (8.00%) Java EE
4 2 (8.00%) JSON
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (24.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Unix
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) AIX
4 3 (12.00%) Solaris
5 2 (8.00%) HPUX
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Change Management
3 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.00%) MVC
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.00%) Release Management
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (8.00%) Open Source
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Perl
4 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.00%) Go
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) Netcool
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) IBM
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) MuleSoft
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) WSO2
4 1 (4.00%) Cognizant
4 1 (4.00%) Pega
4 1 (4.00%) Tumbleweed
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