The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 90 99 66
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -33
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 8 12 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.70% 0.86% 3.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.76% 2.10% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 56
Median salary £50,000 £44,500 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% -12.31%
UK excluding London median salary £57,000 £50,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -5.66%
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
455 572 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.91% 40.77% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 410 512 652
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Middleware across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Middleware Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Middleware
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +6 2 - -
Chester +1 2 £30,000 -4.76%
Middleware
North West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Unix
3 7 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) Fixed Income
4 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (35.29%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) Front Office
6 4 (23.53%) Back Office
6 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
6 4 (23.53%) C#
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) REST
6 4 (23.53%) Issue Tracking
7 3 (17.65%) Spring
7 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
7 3 (17.65%) SOAP
7 3 (17.65%) C++
7 3 (17.65%) PHP
7 3 (17.65%) Data Management
8 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (11.76%) Information Security
8 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
8 2 (11.76%) Security Management
8 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 2 (11.76%) Risk Management

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
1 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Back Office
2 4 (23.53%) Front Office
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Technician
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Junior
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Support Technician
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Erlang Developer
5 1 (5.88%) F# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Developer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) QA Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) REST
3 3 (17.65%) SOAP
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
4 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.76%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) RESTful
4 2 (11.76%) WCF
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (35.29%) Fixed Income
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.88%) Grid Computing
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Issue Tracking
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Data Management
3 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
4 2 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Internal Audit
4 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) QA Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 3 (17.65%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) Erlang
5 1 (5.88%) F#
5 1 (5.88%) Haskell
5 1 (5.88%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) BladeLogic
1 1 (5.88%) CA Wily
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) CA
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Sun