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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 61 58 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +30
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 35 29 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.80% 2.65% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.29% 8.08% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 2
Average salary £40,000 £80,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £53,750 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £95,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,497
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Middleware
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
422 359 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 33.73% 32.79% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 328 300 335
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Middleware
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Middleware Salary Trend in Essex

Middleware
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood -1 17 £39,250 -50.93%
Southend-on-Sea - 16 - -
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 30 (52.63%) Finance
2 29 (50.88%) Linux
3 27 (47.37%) JBoss
3 27 (47.37%) IIS
4 24 (42.11%) Software Delivery
5 21 (36.84%) Windows
6 20 (35.09%) Oracle
7 19 (33.33%) SQL
7 19 (33.33%) .NET
8 17 (29.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
8 17 (29.82%) MKS
8 17 (29.82%) Subversion
8 17 (29.82%) Logistics
8 17 (29.82%) QA
8 17 (29.82%) AWD
8 17 (29.82%) System Testing
8 17 (29.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (28.07%) Big Data
10 13 (22.81%) E-Commerce
11 12 (21.05%) UNIX
11 12 (21.05%) SoapUI
12 10 (17.54%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (17.54%) WebLogic
12 10 (17.54%) Apache
12 10 (17.54%) Tomcat
12 10 (17.54%) COM+
12 10 (17.54%) Java
13 8 (14.04%) SOAP
13 8 (14.04%) IBM

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 27 (47.37%) IIS
1 27 (47.37%) JBoss
2 10 (17.54%) Apache
2 10 (17.54%) Tomcat
2 10 (17.54%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 17 (29.82%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.07%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 17 (29.82%) Subversion
2 12 (21.05%) SoapUI
3 8 (14.04%) VisualVM
4 7 (12.28%) XMLSpy
5 5 (8.77%) HP UFT
6 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.51%) Selenium
General
1 30 (52.63%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Analyst
2 13 (22.81%) Test Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 6 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) QA Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Middleware Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.51%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (17.54%) COM+
3 8 (14.04%) SOAP
4 3 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (14.04%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) Linux
2 21 (36.84%) Windows
3 12 (21.05%) UNIX
4 8 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Software Delivery
2 17 (29.82%) System Testing
2 17 (29.82%) Logistics
2 17 (29.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (22.81%) E-Commerce
4 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
4 8 (14.04%) Incident Management
4 8 (14.04%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (8.77%) SDLC
5 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
5 5 (8.77%) SOA
6 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
6 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.51%) Automation Testing
8 1 (1.75%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.75%) Web Testing
8 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (17.54%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) Perl
3 4 (7.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Nagios
1 8 (14.04%) Opsview
2 4 (7.02%) Puppet
2 4 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Oracle
2 17 (29.82%) MKS
3 8 (14.04%) Splunk
3 8 (14.04%) IBM
4 3 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) TIBCO