The first table below looks at the demand for the Middleware Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 25 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 Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Specialist
Rank 242 234 220
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Middleware Specialist 3 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.042% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 5
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% -17.70%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £39,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+26.58% -14.13%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6750 6879 7198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.84% 94.78% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5459 5881 6332
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Middleware Specialist
England

Middleware Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Middleware Specialist in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Middleware Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Middleware Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Middleware Specialist Salary Trend in the North West

Middleware Specialist
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Middleware Specialist across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Middleware Specialist Salary Histogram in the North West

Middleware Specialist
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Cheshire -5 2 £37,500 -5.06%
Manchester -11 1 £67,500 +65.64%
Middleware Specialist
England

Middleware Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Middleware Specialist in their job title 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 with Middleware Specialist in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Middleware
2 11 (84.62%) Perl
2 11 (84.62%) UNIX
2 11 (84.62%) Change Management
3 9 (69.23%) Axway
4 8 (61.54%) AIX
4 8 (61.54%) HPUX
4 8 (61.54%) Solaris
4 8 (61.54%) Linux
4 8 (61.54%) Sophos
4 8 (61.54%) FTP
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (23.08%) IIS
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) JBoss
6 3 (23.08%) Apache
7 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
7 2 (15.38%) Python
7 2 (15.38%) LDAP
7 2 (15.38%) J2EE
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
7 2 (15.38%) SLA
7 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 2 (15.38%) PowerShell

Middleware Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Middleware Specialist in their job title 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 with Middleware Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (7.69%) Documentum
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (7.69%) iPlanet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) FTP
2 2 (15.38%) LDAP
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) EDI
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) DataPower
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) UNIX
2 8 (61.54%) AIX
2 8 (61.54%) HPUX
2 8 (61.54%) Solaris
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) Jython
4 1 (7.69%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Axway
2 8 (61.54%) Sophos
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) JBoss
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Informatica
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) SAP