The first table below looks at the demand for Middleware skills 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 over the 3 months to 28 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 176 120 142
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +22
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 69 138 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 1.90% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.20% 4.00% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 50 115 86
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3136 3448 3544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.90% 47.57% 47.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2641 3069 3262
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Middleware
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Middleware Salary Trend in the North West

Middleware
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Middleware across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Middleware Salary Histogram in the North West

Middleware
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Manchester -16 36 £50,000 +61.29%
Cheshire -49 26 £42,500 -7.60% 3
Lancashire -2 3 £53,500 +44.59% 5
Merseyside -22 2 £40,500 -19.00%
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 89 (46.11%) Java
2 82 (42.49%) Linux
3 79 (40.93%) UNIX
4 67 (34.72%) Finance
5 62 (32.12%) Oracle
6 42 (21.76%) TIBCO
6 42 (21.76%) Java EE
7 40 (20.73%) Shell Script
8 35 (18.13%) SOA
8 35 (18.13%) SQL
8 35 (18.13%) WebSphere
9 34 (17.62%) BusinessWorks
10 32 (16.58%) Windows
10 32 (16.58%) TIBCO EMS
11 30 (15.54%) Retail
11 30 (15.54%) Web Services
11 30 (15.54%) Degree
12 29 (15.03%) TIBCO iProcess
12 29 (15.03%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
12 29 (15.03%) Change Management
13 27 (13.99%) Rendezvous
13 27 (13.99%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
13 27 (13.99%) Java SE
14 24 (12.44%) Red Hat
14 24 (12.44%) ITIL
15 23 (11.92%) .NET
16 22 (11.40%) Oracle Fusion
17 21 (10.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 21 (10.88%) Oracle Database
17 21 (10.88%) Oracle EBS

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 35 (18.13%) WebSphere
2 32 (16.58%) TIBCO EMS
3 29 (15.03%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 20 (10.36%) WebLogic
5 9 (4.66%) IIS
6 7 (3.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (3.11%) Apache
7 6 (3.11%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.55%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.04%) WebLogic Integration
9 2 (1.04%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (1.04%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.04%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.52%) Mule
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.52%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.52%) Gentran
10 1 (0.52%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.52%) CICS
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 34 (17.62%) BusinessWorks
2 29 (15.03%) TIBCO iProcess
3 27 (13.99%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 21 (10.88%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (4.15%) SAP AFS
6 7 (3.63%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (3.63%) Oracle 11i
7 6 (3.11%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (3.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (2.07%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 2 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.22%) FTP
2 10 (5.18%) LDAP
2 10 (5.18%) SAN
3 9 (4.66%) Firewall
4 8 (4.15%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.11%) SSL
6 5 (2.59%) DMZ
7 4 (2.07%) Network Security
8 2 (1.04%) Intranet
8 2 (1.04%) Internet
9 1 (0.52%) LTE
9 1 (0.52%) Broadband
9 1 (0.52%) DNS
9 1 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.88%) Oracle Database
2 18 (9.33%) RDBMS
2 18 (9.33%) Relational Database
3 15 (7.77%) DB2
4 13 (6.74%) MySQL
5 12 (6.22%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.15%) Oracle9i Database
6 8 (4.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.59%) Spotfire
9 4 (2.07%) Big Data
10 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.52%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (3.63%) Subversion
2 6 (3.11%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (2.59%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.59%) Maven
3 5 (2.59%) ClearCase
4 4 (2.07%) JUnit
4 4 (2.07%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.07%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.55%) Hudson
5 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.55%) Ant
6 2 (1.04%) NUnit
6 2 (1.04%) Selenium
7 1 (0.52%) JMeter
7 1 (0.52%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 67 (34.72%) Finance
2 30 (15.54%) Retail
3 14 (7.25%) Banking
4 7 (3.63%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.59%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.59%) Marketing
6 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.04%) Front Office
6 2 (1.04%) Back Office
6 2 (1.04%) Military
6 2 (1.04%) Electronics
6 2 (1.04%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
7 1 (0.52%) Games
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (19.17%) Architect
2 31 (16.06%) Solutions Architect
3 21 (10.88%) Consultant
4 18 (9.33%) Developer
5 14 (7.25%) TIBCO Specialist
6 13 (6.74%) Middleware Specialist
7 12 (6.22%) TIBCO Consultant
7 12 (6.22%) Release Manager
8 10 (5.18%) DBA
8 10 (5.18%) TIBCO Support
8 10 (5.18%) Oracle DBA
9 9 (4.66%) Java Architect
9 9 (4.66%) Senior Architect
9 9 (4.66%) Analyst
9 9 (4.66%) Test Manager
9 9 (4.66%) Administrator
10 8 (4.15%) Integration Manager
10 8 (4.15%) Linux Specialist
10 8 (4.15%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.63%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.76%) Java EE
2 30 (15.54%) Web Services
3 27 (13.99%) Rendezvous
3 27 (13.99%) Java SE
4 23 (11.92%) .NET
5 22 (11.40%) Oracle Fusion
6 16 (8.29%) J2EE
7 14 (7.25%) HTML
8 12 (6.22%) WebSphere MQ
9 11 (5.70%) XML
10 8 (4.15%) JSP
10 8 (4.15%) Spring
11 7 (3.63%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (3.63%) ASP.NET
12 6 (3.11%) XSLT
12 6 (3.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 5 (2.59%) JPA
13 5 (2.59%) Spring MVC
13 5 (2.59%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
13 5 (2.59%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.74%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.22%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.66%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.55%) DataPower
4 3 (1.55%) Open Source
5 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.04%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.04%) Clustering
5 2 (1.04%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.52%) IVR
6 1 (0.52%) GIS
6 1 (0.52%) NHS
6 1 (0.52%) Firmware
6 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 82 (42.49%) Linux
2 79 (40.93%) UNIX
3 32 (16.58%) Windows
4 21 (10.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (9.84%) Solaris
6 17 (8.81%) AIX
7 12 (6.22%) HPUX
8 2 (1.04%) zOS
8 2 (1.04%) OS/400
8 2 (1.04%) SUSE
9 1 (0.52%) Android
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.13%) SOA
2 29 (15.03%) Change Management
3 24 (12.44%) ITIL
4 18 (9.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (8.81%) Project Management
6 15 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (7.25%) UML
7 14 (7.25%) OO
7 14 (7.25%) ERP
7 14 (7.25%) Business Continuity
8 13 (6.74%) EAI
9 12 (6.22%) Software Testing
9 12 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (5.70%) Migration
11 10 (5.18%) OOD
11 10 (5.18%) Incident Management
11 10 (5.18%) Problem Management
11 10 (5.18%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (4.66%) Integration Testing
12 9 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 89 (46.11%) Java
2 40 (20.73%) Shell Script
3 35 (18.13%) SQL
4 20 (10.36%) Perl
5 12 (6.22%) C#
6 11 (5.70%) C++
6 11 (5.70%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.18%) Python
8 7 (3.63%) C
8 7 (3.63%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.11%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.07%) PHP
11 3 (1.55%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.55%) Golang
12 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.52%) Korn
13 1 (0.52%) Jython
13 1 (0.52%) JCL
13 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (15.54%) Degree
2 14 (7.25%) SC Cleared
2 14 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.04%) MCSA
4 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.04%) RHCE
4 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.52%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.22%) QA
2 9 (4.66%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.52%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (5.18%) Oracle RAC
1 10 (5.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.04%) KVM
3 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.52%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 18 (9.33%) Tivoli
2 9 (4.66%) Oracle EDQ
3 8 (4.15%) Data Guard
4 7 (3.63%) TIBCO Hawk
5 6 (3.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (1.04%) Nagios
6 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.04%) Puppet
6 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.52%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 62 (32.12%) Oracle
2 42 (21.76%) TIBCO
3 24 (12.44%) Red Hat
4 18 (9.33%) IBM
5 12 (6.22%) WSO2
6 10 (5.18%) Sophos
6 10 (5.18%) VMware
6 10 (5.18%) Axway
7 9 (4.66%) EMC
7 9 (4.66%) Microsoft
7 9 (4.66%) SAP
8 8 (4.15%) Cisco
8 8 (4.15%) Symantec
9 7 (3.63%) JBoss
10 6 (3.11%) Talend
11 5 (2.59%) Fujitsu
11 5 (2.59%) Teradata
11 5 (2.59%) Hyperion
12 4 (2.07%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (2.07%) Siebel
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