The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crewe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 20 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 4 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 4.49% 5.71% 3.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.43% 10.42% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 7
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Middleware
Cheshire

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 Crewe region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Crewe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35 96 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 39.33% 54.86% 51.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 78 81
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

Middleware
Salary Trend in Crewe

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

Middleware Salary Trend in Crewe

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Crewe 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 16 (94.12%) Finance
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Windows
3 12 (70.59%) Java
3 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 12 (70.59%) .NET
4 11 (64.71%) Retail
4 11 (64.71%) .NET Framework
4 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
4 11 (64.71%) T-SQL
4 11 (64.71%) C#
4 11 (64.71%) XML
4 11 (64.71%) XSD
4 11 (64.71%) XSLT
4 11 (64.71%) JBoss
4 11 (64.71%) Customer Engagement
5 10 (58.82%) Web Services
6 9 (52.94%) SOAP
6 9 (52.94%) VB
6 9 (52.94%) OO
6 9 (52.94%) SLA
6 9 (52.94%) Financial Institution
6 9 (52.94%) Wireless
6 9 (52.94%) MVC
6 9 (52.94%) Risk Management
6 9 (52.94%) XPath
6 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
6 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (52.94%) WCF
6 9 (52.94%) LINQ

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Crewe 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 11 (64.71%) JBoss
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Wireless
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) FTP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 16 (94.12%) Finance
2 11 (64.71%) Retail
3 9 (52.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) QA Tester
3 3 (17.65%) QA Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) .NET Framework
2 11 (64.71%) XML
2 11 (64.71%) XSD
2 11 (64.71%) XSLT
3 10 (58.82%) Web Services
4 9 (52.94%) SOAP
4 9 (52.94%) WCF
4 9 (52.94%) LINQ
4 9 (52.94%) .NET Remoting
4 9 (52.94%) RESTful
4 9 (52.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (29.41%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (11.76%) Apache Camel
6 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) Spring
7 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Fixed Income
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Customer Engagement
3 9 (52.94%) OO
3 9 (52.94%) MVC
3 9 (52.94%) Risk Management
3 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
3 9 (52.94%) TDD
3 9 (52.94%) Validation
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Market Making
5 2 (11.76%) Build Automation
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) T-SQL
2 11 (64.71%) C#
3 9 (52.94%) VB
3 9 (52.94%) XPath
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) SLA
2 5 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) IBM