The first table below looks at the demand for Middleware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 30 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 151 142 147
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 32 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.80% 1.02% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.79% 2.05% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 9
Average salary £50,000 £33,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.37% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,050 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1785 2046 1860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.50% 49.88% 49.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1505 1833 1705
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 Manchester

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Middleware
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Middleware Salary Trend in Manchester

Middleware
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Middleware across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Middleware Salary Histogram in Manchester

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 35 (43.75%) Linux
2 32 (40.00%) UNIX
2 32 (40.00%) Java
3 25 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 25 (31.25%) Finance
3 25 (31.25%) Java EE
4 24 (30.00%) Oracle
5 22 (27.50%) TIBCO
5 22 (27.50%) Retail
6 21 (26.25%) TIBCO iProcess
6 21 (26.25%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 21 (26.25%) BusinessWorks
7 19 (23.75%) Rendezvous
7 19 (23.75%) Java SE
7 19 (23.75%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 19 (23.75%) TIBCO EMS
8 18 (22.50%) WebSphere
9 15 (18.75%) Oracle Database
10 12 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
10 12 (15.00%) IBM
10 12 (15.00%) Degree
11 11 (13.75%) Red Hat
12 10 (12.50%) Tivoli
12 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 10 (12.50%) Problem Management
13 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (11.25%) Relational Database
13 9 (11.25%) Oracle Fusion
13 9 (11.25%) WebLogic
13 9 (11.25%) C#

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 21 (26.25%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 19 (23.75%) TIBCO EMS
3 18 (22.50%) WebSphere
4 9 (11.25%) WebLogic
5 6 (7.50%) IIS
6 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.50%) Apache
7 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.25%) Documentum
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.25%) iPlanet
8 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (26.25%) TIBCO iProcess
1 21 (26.25%) BusinessWorks
2 19 (23.75%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 12 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (10.00%) SAP AFS
5 6 (7.50%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (7.50%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (7.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (5.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) SAN
2 3 (3.75%) LDAP
2 3 (3.75%) SSL
3 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.50%) FTP
4 1 (1.25%) LTE
4 1 (1.25%) HTTP
4 1 (1.25%) Broadband
4 1 (1.25%) DNS
4 1 (1.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 9 (11.25%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.25%) RDBMS
4 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.50%) DB2
5 2 (2.50%) MySQL
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.50%) JUnit
3 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.50%) Selenium
3 2 (2.50%) Subversion
3 2 (2.50%) NUnit
3 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.25%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.25%) JMeter
General
1 25 (31.25%) Finance
2 22 (27.50%) Retail
3 8 (10.00%) Banking
4 5 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.00%) Marketing
6 2 (2.50%) Electronics
6 2 (2.50%) Military
7 1 (1.25%) Billing
7 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.25%) Games
7 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Architect
1 17 (21.25%) Solutions Architect
2 13 (16.25%) Consultant
3 10 (12.50%) TIBCO Support
4 8 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 8 (10.00%) DBA
4 8 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 8 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.75%) TIBCO Consultant
5 7 (8.75%) TIBCO Specialist
6 6 (7.50%) Development Manager
6 6 (7.50%) Administrator
6 6 (7.50%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 5 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (6.25%) Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (2.50%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.25%) Java EE
2 19 (23.75%) Rendezvous
2 19 (23.75%) Java SE
3 9 (11.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (8.75%) Web Services
4 7 (8.75%) J2EE
5 6 (7.50%) XML
6 5 (6.25%) XSLT
7 4 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (5.00%) .NET
8 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.50%) HTML
9 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (2.50%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
10 1 (1.25%) WCF
10 1 (1.25%) EJB
10 1 (1.25%) JSP
10 1 (1.25%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.50%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.25%) DataPower
3 1 (1.25%) Firmware
3 1 (1.25%) IVR
3 1 (1.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.75%) Linux
2 32 (40.00%) UNIX
3 9 (11.25%) Solaris
4 8 (10.00%) Windows
4 8 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.25%) AIX
6 3 (3.75%) HPUX
7 2 (2.50%) SUSE
7 2 (2.50%) zOS
7 2 (2.50%) OS/400
8 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 8 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 8 (10.00%) ERP
2 8 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (10.00%) Logistics
3 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (7.50%) SOA
4 6 (7.50%) ITIL
5 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.00%) Supply Chain Management
6 4 (5.00%) Business Transformation
7 3 (3.75%) Waterfall
7 3 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.75%) RUP
7 3 (3.75%) Scrum
7 3 (3.75%) Change Management
8 2 (2.50%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.50%) Unified Process
8 2 (2.50%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.00%) Java
2 25 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 9 (11.25%) C#
4 7 (8.75%) C++
5 6 (7.50%) C
6 5 (6.25%) Perl
6 5 (6.25%) SQL
7 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.75%) Python
8 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.25%) Korn
9 1 (1.25%) Jython
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.50%) RHCE
2 2 (2.50%) MCSA
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (2.50%) KVM
4 1 (1.25%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 8 (10.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (2.50%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (2.50%) Puppet
3 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.25%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) Oracle
2 22 (27.50%) TIBCO
3 12 (15.00%) IBM
4 11 (13.75%) Red Hat
5 9 (11.25%) SAP
5 9 (11.25%) VMware
6 8 (10.00%) EMC
7 7 (8.75%) Cisco
7 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
7 7 (8.75%) Symantec
8 4 (5.00%) Retek
8 4 (5.00%) JD Edwards
8 4 (5.00%) Siebel
8 4 (5.00%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (3.75%) NetApp
9 3 (3.75%) HP
10 2 (2.50%) Juniper
10 2 (2.50%) BMC
10 2 (2.50%) CA
10 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint