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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 83 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +12
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 23 57 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.55% 3.84% 2.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.67% 9.84% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 46 25
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-3.99% +6.38%
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
492 579 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.15% 39.02% 37.71%
Number of salaries quoted 336 404 306
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

Middleware Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 42 (54.55%) JBoss
2 40 (51.95%) Java
3 39 (50.65%) Web Services
3 39 (50.65%) MVC
3 39 (50.65%) Hibernate
3 39 (50.65%) Spring
3 39 (50.65%) JPA
4 37 (48.05%) Use Case
4 37 (48.05%) XML
4 37 (48.05%) XML Schema
5 33 (42.86%) jBPM
5 33 (42.86%) Drools
6 31 (40.26%) RESTful
6 31 (40.26%) Java EE
6 31 (40.26%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (40.26%) Maven
6 31 (40.26%) AspectJ
6 31 (40.26%) Unified Process
6 31 (40.26%) TopLink
6 31 (40.26%) WSDL
6 31 (40.26%) Eclipse
6 31 (40.26%) XSD
6 31 (40.26%) EJB
6 31 (40.26%) JDBC
6 31 (40.26%) RUP
6 31 (40.26%) JMS
6 31 (40.26%) EclipseLink
7 27 (35.06%) Oracle
8 26 (33.77%) Oracle Database
9 25 (32.47%) People Management

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 42 (54.55%) JBoss
2 6 (7.79%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.60%) CICS
4 2 (2.60%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.60%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.30%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Internet
2 4 (5.19%) Firewall
3 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
4 1 (1.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.77%) Oracle Database
2 25 (32.47%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.30%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 31 (40.26%) Eclipse
1 31 (40.26%) Maven
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
1 15 (19.48%) Banking
2 5 (6.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (42.86%) Developer
2 31 (40.26%) Senior Developer
2 31 (40.26%) Java Developer
2 31 (40.26%) Senior Java Developer
3 22 (28.57%) Architect
4 16 (20.78%) Technical Architect
5 8 (10.39%) Consultant
5 8 (10.39%) Java Technical Architect
5 8 (10.39%) Java Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Principal Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) AWS Architect
9 2 (2.60%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Architect
10 1 (1.30%) Oracle DBA
10 1 (1.30%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (50.65%) Web Services
1 39 (50.65%) Hibernate
1 39 (50.65%) Spring
1 39 (50.65%) JPA
2 37 (48.05%) XML Schema
2 37 (48.05%) XML
3 33 (42.86%) Drools
3 33 (42.86%) jBPM
4 31 (40.26%) Java EE
4 31 (40.26%) TopLink
4 31 (40.26%) XSD
4 31 (40.26%) EJB
4 31 (40.26%) JDBC
4 31 (40.26%) JMS
4 31 (40.26%) WSDL
4 31 (40.26%) RESTful
4 31 (40.26%) EclipseLink
5 8 (10.39%) J2EE
5 8 (10.39%) REST
5 8 (10.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) N-Tier
1 7 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 7 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.49%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.60%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Windows
2 8 (10.39%) Linux
3 7 (9.09%) UNIX
4 5 (6.49%) Solaris
5 3 (3.90%) AIX
5 3 (3.90%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.65%) MVC
2 37 (48.05%) Use Case
3 31 (40.26%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (40.26%) Unified Process
3 31 (40.26%) RUP
4 25 (32.47%) People Management
5 13 (16.88%) Service Management
6 10 (12.99%) Open Source
7 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2
8 8 (10.39%) SOA
8 8 (10.39%) Performance Management
9 7 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (9.09%) Project Management
10 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
10 6 (7.79%) Business Continuity
10 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.79%) Data Modelling
10 6 (7.79%) ITIL
10 6 (7.79%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.95%) Java
2 31 (40.26%) AspectJ
3 6 (7.79%) XPath
4 3 (3.90%) SQL
5 2 (2.60%) Assembly Language
5 2 (2.60%) JCL
6 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.30%) sed
6 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.30%) Python
6 1 (1.30%) Perl
6 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) BladeLogic
1 2 (2.60%) Puppet
1 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 27 (35.06%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) VMware
3 7 (9.09%) HP
4 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.30%) Informatica