The first table below looks at the demand for Middleware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 57 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 2 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.39% 3.66% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 7.83% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 6
Average salary £40,500 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £39,400 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £65,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -1.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
223 230 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 42.97% 46.75% 48.11%
Number of salaries quoted 194 208 247
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Middleware
Merseyside

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Middleware
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Middleware Salary Trend in Liverpool

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 22 (70.97%) Java
2 21 (67.74%) SOA
3 16 (51.61%) SQL
3 16 (51.61%) Web Services
4 14 (45.16%) Windows
4 14 (45.16%) Linux
4 14 (45.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (41.94%) Project Management
5 13 (41.94%) .NET
6 12 (38.71%) DB2
6 12 (38.71%) Oracle
6 12 (38.71%) EAI
6 12 (38.71%) Red Hat
6 12 (38.71%) Change Management
6 12 (38.71%) Software Testing
6 12 (38.71%) Degree
6 12 (38.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (35.48%) TIBCO
8 9 (29.03%) ITIL
8 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
8 9 (29.03%) Release Management
8 9 (29.03%) Integration Testing
9 8 (25.81%) OO
9 8 (25.81%) UML
9 8 (25.81%) MySQL
9 8 (25.81%) WSO2
10 7 (22.58%) OOD
11 6 (19.35%) Use Case
12 5 (16.13%) Load Testing
12 5 (16.13%) QA

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 5 (16.13%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) Intranet
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) DB2
2 8 (25.81%) MySQL
3 5 (16.13%) Spotfire
4 4 (12.90%) Big Data
5 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
5 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.23%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Hudson
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (9.68%) Banking
1 3 (9.68%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Release Manager
2 9 (29.03%) Test Manager
3 8 (25.81%) Integration Manager
4 7 (22.58%) Testing Manager
4 7 (22.58%) Architect
4 7 (22.58%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (22.58%) Test Team Leader
4 7 (22.58%) Team Leader
5 4 (12.90%) Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Java Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Head of Development
6 3 (9.68%) Java Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.45%) DBA
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (3.23%) Junior DBA
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Integration Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) Web Services
2 13 (41.94%) .NET
3 4 (12.90%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (6.45%) HTML
5 2 (6.45%) CSS
5 2 (6.45%) JSP
5 2 (6.45%) Servlets
5 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.45%) JPA
5 2 (6.45%) Java EE
5 2 (6.45%) Spring MVC
5 2 (6.45%) Spring
6 1 (3.23%) Ajax
6 1 (3.23%) JSF
6 1 (3.23%) JTA
6 1 (3.23%) JSON
6 1 (3.23%) Zend Framework
6 1 (3.23%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.23%) DataPower
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 12 (38.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (16.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) SOA
2 14 (45.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (41.94%) Project Management
4 12 (38.71%) EAI
4 12 (38.71%) Change Management
4 12 (38.71%) Software Testing
5 9 (29.03%) ITIL
5 9 (29.03%) Release Management
5 9 (29.03%) Integration Testing
6 8 (25.81%) OO
6 8 (25.81%) UML
7 7 (22.58%) OOD
8 6 (19.35%) Use Case
9 5 (16.13%) Load Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Complex Event Processing
9 5 (16.13%) Change Control
10 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (9.68%) Operations Management
10 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Java
2 16 (51.61%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (6.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle
1 12 (38.71%) Red Hat
2 11 (35.48%) TIBCO
3 8 (25.81%) WSO2
4 5 (16.13%) Teradata
5 1 (3.23%) Zend
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) JBoss
5 1 (3.23%) Kony