The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 100 92 75
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 10 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.87% 0.91% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% 2.12% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 4
Average salary £53,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Middleware
South East

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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
582 518 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 50.43% 43.06% 36.10%
Number of salaries quoted 519 464 239
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,700 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Middleware
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Middleware Salary Trend in Kent

Middleware
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Middleware across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Middleware Salary Histogram in Kent

Middleware
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Gravesend - 2 £35,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £54,250 -
Dartford -14 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) C
2 5 (29.41%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) XML
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) OO
2 5 (29.41%) OOD
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Device Driver
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) VBA
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) UNIX
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (23.53%) Remedy
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Mainframe
3 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
1 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) TestNG
2 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Software Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) C++ Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Operations Manager
2 4 (23.53%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
1 5 (29.41%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) JSP
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) JSF
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) JSTL
3 1 (5.88%) RichFaces
3 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Device Driver
2 4 (23.53%) CMDB
2 4 (23.53%) Mainframe
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) User Experience
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) OO
1 5 (29.41%) OOD
1 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
2 4 (23.53%) Line Management
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
1 5 (29.41%) C++
1 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
2 4 (23.53%) VBA
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) Remedy
2 1 (5.88%) HP