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 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 144 174 139
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -35
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 45 14 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.10% 0.34% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.41% 0.66% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 19
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +26.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,000 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,000 £48,200
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
1866 2135 1824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 45.62% 51.20% 48.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1607 1949 1672
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £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 16 April 2014.

Middleware Salary Histogram in Manchester

Middleware
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Manchester 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
Sale - 7 £32,500 -
Stockport - 2 - -
Altrincham - 2 - -
Cheadle - 2 - -
Middleware
North West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 49 (35.77%) UNIX
2 46 (33.58%) .NET
3 45 (32.85%) C#
4 43 (31.39%) ASP.NET
5 42 (30.66%) Linux
6 41 (29.93%) SQL
7 38 (27.74%) Oracle
8 37 (27.01%) Finance
9 35 (25.55%) Microsoft
10 34 (24.82%) Java
11 33 (24.09%) WebSphere
12 31 (22.63%) Windows
13 29 (21.17%) MVC
14 28 (20.44%) VB.NET
15 25 (18.25%) Oracle Database
16 21 (15.33%) TIBCO
16 21 (15.33%) Java EE
17 18 (13.14%) AIX
18 17 (12.41%) Solaris
18 17 (12.41%) Mainframe
19 16 (11.68%) Red Hat
19 16 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
19 16 (11.68%) VMware
20 15 (10.95%) WCF
20 15 (10.95%) RDBMS
20 15 (10.95%) IBM
20 15 (10.95%) EMC
20 15 (10.95%) Shell Script
20 15 (10.95%) Relational Database
21 14 (10.22%) Cisco

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 33 (24.09%) WebSphere
2 13 (9.49%) WebLogic
3 12 (8.76%) TIBCO EMS
3 12 (8.76%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 7 (5.11%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.65%) Gentran
5 5 (3.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (3.65%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.46%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.46%) CICS
6 2 (1.46%) IIS
6 2 (1.46%) Apache
6 2 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.46%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.46%) FileNet
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.73%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (10.22%) TIBCO iProcess
2 12 (8.76%) BusinessWorks
2 12 (8.76%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 8 (5.84%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (5.11%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (5.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (5.11%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.46%) AWD
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.49%) SAN
2 11 (8.03%) SSL
3 7 (5.11%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.11%) WAN
4 6 (4.38%) LAN
5 3 (2.19%) VPN
5 3 (2.19%) Internet
6 2 (1.46%) Firewall
6 2 (1.46%) Network Security
6 2 (1.46%) NAS
7 1 (0.73%) DMZ
7 1 (0.73%) LDAP
7 1 (0.73%) VoIP
7 1 (0.73%) FTP
7 1 (0.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.25%) Oracle Database
2 15 (10.95%) Relational Database
2 15 (10.95%) RDBMS
3 14 (10.22%) SQL Server
4 11 (8.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (5.84%) Oracle9i Database
5 8 (5.84%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.92%) DB2
7 2 (1.46%) MySQL
7 2 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.92%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.92%) JUnit
3 2 (1.46%) Selenium
3 2 (1.46%) jMock
3 2 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.46%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.46%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.46%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.46%) MSI
3 2 (1.46%) JMeter
3 2 (1.46%) NUnit
3 2 (1.46%) Subversion
3 2 (1.46%) Maven
4 1 (0.73%) JIRA
4 1 (0.73%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 37 (27.01%) Finance
2 4 (2.92%) Retail
3 2 (1.46%) Military
3 2 (1.46%) Banking
3 2 (1.46%) Electronics
4 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.73%) Games
4 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (34.31%) Developer
2 27 (19.71%) Software Developer
3 25 (18.25%) Consultant
4 22 (16.06%) Architect
5 16 (11.68%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (10.95%) C# Developer
7 11 (8.03%) TIBCO Consultant
8 9 (6.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (6.57%) Administrator
9 8 (5.84%) DBA
9 8 (5.84%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (5.11%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.11%) Development Manager
11 6 (4.38%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.38%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 6 (4.38%) Senior C# Developer
12 5 (3.65%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.65%) Support Engineer
12 5 (3.65%) Informatica Consultant
12 5 (3.65%) TIBCO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (33.58%) .NET
2 43 (31.39%) ASP.NET
3 21 (15.33%) Java EE
4 15 (10.95%) WCF
5 12 (8.76%) Java SE
5 12 (8.76%) J2EE
5 12 (8.76%) Rendezvous
6 11 (8.03%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (7.30%) Web Services
7 10 (7.30%) HTML
8 8 (5.84%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (5.11%) JSP
10 6 (4.38%) CSS
10 6 (4.38%) ISPF
10 6 (4.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 6 (4.38%) jQuery
11 5 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (3.65%) EJB
11 5 (3.65%) XML
12 2 (1.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.41%) Mainframe
2 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.46%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.73%) IVR
4 1 (0.73%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.73%) Firmware
4 1 (0.73%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 49 (35.77%) UNIX
2 42 (30.66%) Linux
3 31 (22.63%) Windows
4 18 (13.14%) AIX
5 17 (12.41%) Solaris
6 12 (8.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.11%) HPUX
8 4 (2.92%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.19%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.46%) Android
10 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.73%) OS/400
11 1 (0.73%) zOS
11 1 (0.73%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.17%) MVC
2 13 (9.49%) Business Continuity
3 11 (8.03%) Infrastructure Management
4 8 (5.84%) Scrum
5 6 (4.38%) Change Management
5 6 (4.38%) SOA
6 5 (3.65%) RUP
6 5 (3.65%) Migration
6 5 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (3.65%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (2.92%) Data Management
7 4 (2.92%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (2.92%) ITIL
7 4 (2.92%) UML
7 4 (2.92%) Waterfall
8 3 (2.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.19%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.19%) Multithreading
8 3 (2.19%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.19%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.85%) C#
2 41 (29.93%) SQL
3 34 (24.82%) Java
4 28 (20.44%) VB.NET
5 15 (10.95%) Shell Script
6 8 (5.84%) Perl
7 7 (5.11%) C++
8 6 (4.38%) JCL
9 4 (2.92%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.92%) Python
10 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.73%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.73%) Jython
11 1 (0.73%) Korn
11 1 (0.73%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.46%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.46%) MCSA
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.46%) RHCE
2 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 16 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.84%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.92%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.19%) vSphere
4 3 (2.19%) Xen
4 3 (2.19%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.19%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.73%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (8.03%) Tivoli
2 8 (5.84%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.46%) Puppet
3 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 38 (27.74%) Oracle
2 35 (25.55%) Microsoft
3 21 (15.33%) TIBCO
4 16 (11.68%) VMware
4 16 (11.68%) Red Hat
5 15 (10.95%) EMC
5 15 (10.95%) IBM
6 14 (10.22%) Cisco
7 11 (8.03%) Symantec
8 5 (3.65%) Informatica
8 5 (3.65%) NetApp
9 4 (2.92%) JBoss
10 3 (2.19%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.19%) Citrix
11 2 (1.46%) Google
11 2 (1.46%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.46%) Trapeze
12 1 (0.73%) Brocade
12 1 (0.73%) Sophos
12 1 (0.73%) Perforce