The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 56 51 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 8 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.34% 3.13% 2.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% 6.90% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 17
Average salary £43,750 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.06%
Middleware
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
256 290 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 43.03% 45.31% 52.47%
Number of salaries quoted 223 264 313
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £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
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Middleware
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Middleware Salary Trend in Merseyside

Middleware
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Middleware across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Middleware Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Middleware
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool 0 8 £43,750 -7.89% 1
Middleware
North West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 15 (93.75%) SOA
2 14 (87.50%) Java
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle
5 7 (43.75%) Change Management
5 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (43.75%) EAI
5 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
5 7 (43.75%) Project Management
5 7 (43.75%) DB2
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) .NET
5 7 (43.75%) Web Services
5 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Release Management
7 5 (31.25%) Degree
7 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
7 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 5 (31.25%) UNIX
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (43.75%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) DB2
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Release Manager
3 5 (31.25%) Test Team Leader
3 5 (31.25%) Team Leader
3 5 (31.25%) Test Manager
3 5 (31.25%) Integration Manager
3 5 (31.25%) Testing Manager
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Java Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XSD
2 1 (6.25%) XSLT
2 1 (6.25%) JMS
2 1 (6.25%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) SOA
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) Change Management
2 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
2 7 (43.75%) EAI
3 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Release Management
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) OOD
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.25%) WSO2