The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 79 55 71
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 27 48 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.91% 3.31% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.17% 9.06% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 8
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,150 £33,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.26%
Middleware
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
522 530 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.00% 36.50% 36.29%
Number of salaries quoted 412 378 285
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Middleware
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Middleware Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Middleware
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Middleware across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Middleware Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 25 (37.88%) Oracle
2 23 (34.85%) WebLogic
3 22 (33.33%) SOA
4 21 (31.82%) Java
5 18 (27.27%) Linux
5 18 (27.27%) Oracle Fusion
6 17 (25.76%) Banking
7 16 (24.24%) Finance
7 16 (24.24%) Oracle Database
7 16 (24.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (22.73%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (22.73%) Oracle Forms
9 14 (21.21%) Internet
10 12 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (18.18%) Web Services
11 11 (16.67%) XML
11 11 (16.67%) SOAP
11 11 (16.67%) CICS
11 11 (16.67%) Assembly Language
11 11 (16.67%) UNIX
11 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 11 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (16.67%) Mainframe
12 10 (15.15%) WebSphere
12 10 (15.15%) JBoss
12 10 (15.15%) XSLT
13 9 (13.64%) AIX
13 9 (13.64%) Use Case
14 8 (12.12%) Oracle BI EE
14 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 23 (34.85%) WebLogic
2 12 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (16.67%) CICS
4 10 (15.15%) WebSphere
4 10 (15.15%) JBoss
5 6 (9.09%) ArcGIS
6 5 (7.58%) MQSeries
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (4.55%) Apache
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle 11i
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (3.03%) Finacle
3 2 (3.03%) Temenos T24
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.52%) MultiFonds
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) Internet
2 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) Oracle Database 11g
1 16 (24.24%) Oracle Database
2 15 (22.73%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (12.12%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (10.61%) Oracle Discoverer
4 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (6.06%) Ant
3 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 17 (25.76%) Banking
2 16 (24.24%) Finance
3 7 (10.61%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Consultant
3 11 (16.67%) Programmer
3 11 (16.67%) CICS Programmer
4 10 (15.15%) Architect
5 7 (10.61%) Junior
5 7 (10.61%) DBA
5 7 (10.61%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (10.61%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 7 (10.61%) Junior Oracle DBA
5 7 (10.61%) Junior DBA
6 6 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Applications Specialist
7 5 (7.58%) GIS Developer
7 5 (7.58%) GIS Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) WebSphere Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Middleware Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Middleware Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Middleware Administrator
8 4 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (18.18%) Web Services
3 11 (16.67%) XML
3 11 (16.67%) SOAP
4 10 (15.15%) XSLT
5 7 (10.61%) XML Schema
5 7 (10.61%) RESTful
6 6 (9.09%) XForms
6 6 (9.09%) HTML
7 4 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (6.06%) Java EE
8 3 (4.55%) Spring
9 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.52%) TopLink
10 1 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (1.52%) JPA
10 1 (1.52%) J2EE
10 1 (1.52%) EJB
10 1 (1.52%) JDBC
10 1 (1.52%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 6 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 5 (7.58%) Online Banking
3 5 (7.58%) GIS
3 5 (7.58%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle Exalogic
4 4 (6.06%) Clustering
5 3 (4.55%) SWIFT
5 3 (4.55%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.52%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.27%) Linux
2 11 (16.67%) UNIX
3 9 (13.64%) AIX
4 8 (12.12%) Solaris
4 8 (12.12%) Windows
5 6 (9.09%) zOS
6 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) SOA
2 11 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (13.64%) Use Case
4 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.09%) Project Management
5 6 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 6 (9.09%) Web Development
5 6 (9.09%) System Testing
5 6 (9.09%) Information Management
5 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 6 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.58%) Migration
7 4 (6.06%) MVC
7 4 (6.06%) Change Management
7 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.06%) DSDM
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.82%) Java
2 11 (16.67%) Assembly Language
3 8 (12.12%) Python
4 7 (10.61%) SQL
5 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.09%) Perl
5 6 (9.09%) JCL
5 6 (9.09%) XPath
6 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.06%) Jython
7 4 (6.06%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
7 4 (6.06%) XQuery
8 2 (3.03%) Korn
8 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.52%) AspectJ
9 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) COBIT
3 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (10.61%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.03%) KVM
2 2 (3.03%) Xen
3 1 (1.52%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) Data Guard
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Oracle
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.58%) IBM
4 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.52%) VMware
5 1 (1.52%) Informatica