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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 57 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 8 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.60% 0.88% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.64% 1.68% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 1
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -2.06%
Middleware
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
303 298 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.72% 52.46% 47.74%
Number of salaries quoted 258 288 210
Average salary £38,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Middleware
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Middleware Salary Trend in Lancashire

Middleware
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

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

Middleware Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Middleware
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Preston +9 7 £42,500 +14.86%
Middleware
North West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) EAI
3 5 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) JUnit
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (20.00%) Maven
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Subversion
5 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) EJB
3 1 (10.00%) JSP
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) EAI
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle