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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 144 150 153
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 38 38 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.95% 0.92% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.15% 1.82% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 9
Average salary £50,000 £31,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -34.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £30,000 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
1770 2085 1835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.34% 50.25% 48.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1488 1874 1675
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 24 July 2014.

Middleware Salary Histogram in Manchester

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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 37 (44.05%) Linux
2 34 (40.48%) Java
3 33 (39.29%) UNIX
4 27 (32.14%) Java EE
5 26 (30.95%) Shell Script
5 26 (30.95%) Finance
6 25 (29.76%) Oracle
7 23 (27.38%) TIBCO
8 22 (26.19%) BusinessWorks
8 22 (26.19%) Retail
8 22 (26.19%) TIBCO iProcess
8 22 (26.19%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 20 (23.81%) WebSphere
9 20 (23.81%) Java SE
9 20 (23.81%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
9 20 (23.81%) TIBCO EMS
9 20 (23.81%) Rendezvous
10 16 (19.05%) Oracle Database
11 13 (15.48%) IBM
12 12 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
12 12 (14.29%) Red Hat
12 12 (14.29%) Degree
13 11 (13.10%) Tivoli
14 10 (11.90%) VMware
14 10 (11.90%) RDBMS
14 10 (11.90%) Solaris
14 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
14 10 (11.90%) WebLogic
14 10 (11.90%) C#
14 10 (11.90%) Problem Management

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 22 (26.19%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 20 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 20 (23.81%) TIBCO EMS
3 10 (11.90%) WebLogic
4 6 (7.14%) IIS
5 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.38%) Apache
7 1 (1.19%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.19%) Documentum
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (26.19%) BusinessWorks
1 22 (26.19%) TIBCO iProcess
2 20 (23.81%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 12 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (9.52%) SAP AFS
5 6 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (4.76%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) SAN
2 3 (3.57%) LDAP
2 3 (3.57%) SSL
3 2 (2.38%) FTP
3 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.19%) LTE
4 1 (1.19%) Firewall
4 1 (1.19%) DNS
4 1 (1.19%) HTTP
4 1 (1.19%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 10 (11.90%) RDBMS
2 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.90%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.52%) Oracle9i Database
3 8 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.38%) DB2
4 2 (2.38%) MySQL
4 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.38%) JUnit
3 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.38%) Selenium
3 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.38%) NUnit
3 2 (2.38%) Subversion
3 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.19%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.19%) JMeter
General
1 26 (30.95%) Finance
2 22 (26.19%) Retail
3 8 (9.52%) Banking
4 5 (5.95%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.76%) Marketing
6 2 (2.38%) Military
6 2 (2.38%) Electronics
7 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.19%) Billing
7 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.19%) Games
7 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Architect
1 18 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
2 14 (16.67%) Consultant
3 10 (11.90%) TIBCO Support
4 8 (9.52%) DBA
4 8 (9.52%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 8 (9.52%) TIBCO Consultant
4 8 (9.52%) TIBCO Specialist
4 8 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
4 8 (9.52%) Senior Architect
5 7 (8.33%) Development Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Administrator
6 6 (7.14%) Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 5 (5.95%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.38%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.14%) Java EE
2 20 (23.81%) Java SE
2 20 (23.81%) Rendezvous
3 9 (10.71%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (9.52%) J2EE
5 7 (8.33%) Web Services
6 6 (7.14%) XML
7 5 (5.95%) XSLT
7 5 (5.95%) .NET
8 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (2.38%) HTML
9 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (2.38%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
10 1 (1.19%) WCF
10 1 (1.19%) EDI
10 1 (1.19%) EJB
10 1 (1.19%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.38%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.19%) DataPower
3 1 (1.19%) Firmware
3 1 (1.19%) IVR
3 1 (1.19%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 37 (44.05%) Linux
2 33 (39.29%) UNIX
3 10 (11.90%) Solaris
4 9 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (9.52%) Windows
6 5 (5.95%) AIX
7 3 (3.57%) HPUX
8 2 (2.38%) OS/400
8 2 (2.38%) SUSE
8 2 (2.38%) zOS
9 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.90%) Problem Management
2 9 (10.71%) Business Continuity
3 8 (9.52%) ERP
3 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (9.52%) Logistics
3 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (7.14%) SOA
4 6 (7.14%) ITIL
5 5 (5.95%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.76%) Supply Chain Management
6 4 (4.76%) Business Transformation
7 3 (3.57%) Waterfall
7 3 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.57%) Scrum
7 3 (3.57%) Change Management
7 3 (3.57%) RUP
8 2 (2.38%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.38%) Unified Process
8 2 (2.38%) Validation
8 2 (2.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.48%) Java
2 26 (30.95%) Shell Script
3 10 (11.90%) C#
4 7 (8.33%) C++
5 6 (7.14%) C
5 6 (7.14%) SQL
6 5 (5.95%) Perl
7 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.57%) Python
7 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.19%) Korn
9 1 (1.19%) Jython
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) MCSA
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.38%) RHCE
3 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (2.38%) KVM
4 1 (1.19%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) Tivoli
2 8 (9.52%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (2.38%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (2.38%) Puppet
3 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.19%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 25 (29.76%) Oracle
2 23 (27.38%) TIBCO
3 13 (15.48%) IBM
4 12 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 10 (11.90%) VMware
6 9 (10.71%) SAP
6 9 (10.71%) EMC
7 8 (9.52%) Symantec
7 8 (9.52%) Cisco
7 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 4 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (4.76%) Siebel
8 4 (4.76%) Retek
8 4 (4.76%) JD Edwards
9 3 (3.57%) NetApp
9 3 (3.57%) HP
10 2 (2.38%) Juniper
10 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.38%) BMC
10 2 (2.38%) CA