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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 90 111 90
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -21
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 10 17 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.84% 1.03% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 2.55% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 22
Median salary £30,000 £45,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £39,100 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,000 £51,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -1.90%
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
507 667 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.71% 40.57% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 458 580 704
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Chester +18 3 £40,000 +2.56%
Nantwich - 2 - -
Winsford - 2 £20,000 -
Middleware
North West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 8 (57.14%) Unix
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (42.86%) Fixed Income
3 6 (42.86%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
5 4 (28.57%) Front Office
5 4 (28.57%) Back Office
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) JSON
7 2 (14.29%) Advertising
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 2 (14.29%) BPEL
7 2 (14.29%) Spring
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) XSLT
7 2 (14.29%) Solaris
7 2 (14.29%) C++
7 2 (14.29%) PHP
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration 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 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Back Office
2 4 (28.57%) Front Office
3 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Support Technician
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Junior
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Support Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SOA Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) QA Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (21.43%) JSON
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (14.29%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) XSLT
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) DOM
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) Java EE
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Fixed Income
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Grid Computing
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Unix
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 2 (14.29%) BPEL
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (14.29%) QA Automation
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Complex Event Processing
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Erlang
5 1 (7.14%) F#
5 1 (7.14%) Haskell
5 1 (7.14%) Scala
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CISA
1 1 (7.14%) CISM
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft