The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 53 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 3 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.64% 1.23% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.35% 2.12% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Average salary £37,500 £42,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.24% -15.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £34,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
222 283 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 47.44% 57.99% 49.61%
Number of salaries quoted 198 250 296
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Middleware
North West

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston -9 2 £51,000 +50.00%
Middleware
North West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 16 (84.21%) Oracle
2 14 (73.68%) J2EE
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
2 14 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (68.42%) SAP xMII
3 13 (68.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (68.42%) Business Continuity
3 13 (68.42%) Migration
3 13 (68.42%) SUSE
3 13 (68.42%) SAP Basis
3 13 (68.42%) SAP BW
3 13 (68.42%) Project Management
3 13 (68.42%) AIX
3 13 (68.42%) Apache
3 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
3 13 (68.42%) DB2
3 13 (68.42%) IIS
3 13 (68.42%) SAP
3 13 (68.42%) SAP HANA
3 13 (68.42%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
6 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) Classic ASP
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 13 (68.42%) IIS
1 13 (68.42%) Apache
2 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) CICS
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 13 (68.42%) SAP xMII
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
1 13 (68.42%) DB2
1 13 (68.42%) SAP BW
1 13 (68.42%) SAP HANA
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (15.79%) JBuilder
2 2 (10.53%) Xcode
General
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Administrator
2 13 (68.42%) SAP Basis Administrator
2 13 (68.42%) SAP Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Forms Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Report Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) J2EE
2 13 (68.42%) SAP Basis
3 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) .NET
4 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 3 (15.79%) Classic ASP
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.79%) JSON
4 3 (15.79%) jQuery
5 2 (10.53%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (10.53%) Cocoa
6 1 (5.26%) EJB
6 1 (5.26%) JSP
6 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
1 14 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (68.42%) SUSE
2 13 (68.42%) AIX
3 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Project Management
1 13 (68.42%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (68.42%) Migration
1 13 (68.42%) Business Continuity
1 13 (68.42%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
3 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) JCL
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Cobbler
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Oracle
2 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
3 13 (68.42%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) CA