The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 64 46 64
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 2 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.31% 3.25% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 6.90% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 12
Average salary £40,500 £50,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.00% +27.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £41,000 £34,575
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £65,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
282 290 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 44.34% 47.15% 48.95%
Number of salaries quoted 240 261 319
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 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
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 29 July 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 -15 2 £40,500 -19.00%
Middleware
North West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 26 (72.22%) Java
2 23 (63.89%) SOA
3 16 (44.44%) SQL
3 16 (44.44%) Web Services
4 15 (41.67%) Project Management
5 14 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (38.89%) Oracle
5 14 (38.89%) Windows
5 14 (38.89%) Linux
6 13 (36.11%) .NET
7 12 (33.33%) DB2
7 12 (33.33%) Change Management
7 12 (33.33%) EAI
7 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 12 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 12 (33.33%) Degree
7 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (33.33%) WSO2
8 11 (30.56%) TIBCO
9 10 (27.78%) MySQL
9 10 (27.78%) UML
9 10 (27.78%) OO
10 9 (25.00%) ITIL
10 9 (25.00%) OOD
10 9 (25.00%) Integration Testing
10 9 (25.00%) Release Management
10 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
11 7 (19.44%) Use Case
11 7 (19.44%) UNIX
12 6 (16.67%) Shell Script

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
1 5 (13.89%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (2.78%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) DB2
2 10 (27.78%) MySQL
3 5 (13.89%) Spotfire
4 4 (11.11%) Big Data
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Subversion
2 4 (11.11%) Maven
3 3 (8.33%) Ant
3 3 (8.33%) Hudson
3 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.78%) JUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (8.33%) Banking
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Release Manager
2 9 (25.00%) Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 9 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (22.22%) Integration Manager
4 7 (19.44%) Testing Manager
4 7 (19.44%) Test Team Leader
4 7 (19.44%) Team Leader
5 6 (16.67%) Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Java Solutions Architect
7 4 (11.11%) Java Architect
8 3 (8.33%) Head of Development
9 2 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
9 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
9 2 (5.56%) DBA
10 1 (2.78%) Integration Architect
10 1 (2.78%) Junior
10 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) Web Services
2 13 (36.11%) .NET
3 6 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (13.89%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 4 (11.11%) Java EE
5 4 (11.11%) Spring
5 4 (11.11%) CSS
5 4 (11.11%) JSP
5 4 (11.11%) Servlets
5 4 (11.11%) HTML
5 4 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 4 (11.11%) JPA
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (8.33%) Apache CXF
6 3 (8.33%) Apache Axis
6 3 (8.33%) Spring Security
7 1 (2.78%) Spring Web Flow
7 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.78%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) DataPower
5 1 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (19.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) SOA
2 15 (41.67%) Project Management
3 14 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (33.33%) Change Management
4 12 (33.33%) EAI
4 12 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 10 (27.78%) UML
5 10 (27.78%) OO
6 9 (25.00%) OOD
6 9 (25.00%) ITIL
6 9 (25.00%) Release Management
6 9 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Use Case
8 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (13.89%) Load Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Complex Event Processing
8 5 (13.89%) Change Control
9 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.11%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) Java
2 16 (44.44%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Oracle
2 12 (33.33%) WSO2
2 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 11 (30.56%) TIBCO
4 5 (13.89%) Teradata
5 1 (2.78%) Zend
5 1 (2.78%) Kony
5 1 (2.78%) JBoss
5 1 (2.78%) IBM