The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 158 145 193
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +48
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 87 109 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.36% 1.58% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 3.44% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 59 90 32
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Middleware
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2612 3167 3561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.91% 45.86% 49.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2208 2702 3182
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 +22 56 £61,250 +22.50% 5
Merseyside +1 14 £49,750 +21.34% 1
Cheshire -13 11 £39,000 -8.23% 4
Lancashire +3 4 £50,608 -22.14% 1
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

1 105 (61.76%) Oracle
2 78 (45.88%) Oracle Database
3 63 (37.06%) SOA
4 61 (35.88%) Finance
5 59 (34.71%) UNIX
6 57 (33.53%) Oracle Service Bus
7 55 (32.35%) Java
8 53 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (30.00%) Windows
9 51 (30.00%) WebLogic
10 50 (29.41%) Oracle Fusion
11 41 (24.12%) Web Services
12 39 (22.94%) Oracle Database 11g
13 38 (22.35%) SQL
13 38 (22.35%) Linux
14 36 (21.18%) IBM
15 35 (20.59%) Oracle BPM
16 34 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
16 34 (20.00%) Cisco
16 34 (20.00%) HP
16 34 (20.00%) EMC
16 34 (20.00%) NetApp
16 34 (20.00%) Symantec
16 34 (20.00%) Brocade
16 34 (20.00%) Degree
17 33 (19.41%) SOAP
18 31 (18.24%) XML
19 30 (17.65%) JMS
20 29 (17.06%) WebSphere
20 29 (17.06%) Oracle SOA Suite

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 57 (33.53%) Oracle Service Bus
2 51 (30.00%) WebLogic
3 29 (17.06%) WebSphere
3 29 (17.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (5.29%) JBoss
5 7 (4.12%) CMS
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.18%) Apache
6 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.18%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.59%) IIS
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.59%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 35 (20.59%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (4.12%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.76%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.76%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.76%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.18%) Magento
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.59%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle AGIS
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle FAH
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.35%) SAN
2 8 (4.71%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.71%) SSL
3 5 (2.94%) Firewall
4 4 (2.35%) Wireless
5 3 (1.76%) Internet
6 2 (1.18%) HTTP
6 2 (1.18%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (1.18%) LDAP
7 1 (0.59%) SMTP
7 1 (0.59%) FTP
7 1 (0.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (45.88%) Oracle Database
2 39 (22.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 27 (15.88%) Oracle ODI
4 23 (13.53%) Relational Database
4 23 (13.53%) SQL Server
5 22 (12.94%) RDBMS
6 21 (12.35%) DB2
6 21 (12.35%) Oracle Exadata
7 6 (3.53%) MySQL
8 5 (2.94%) Big Data
8 5 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.76%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.59%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (15.88%) SoapUI
2 10 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (5.88%) Hudson
3 4 (2.35%) JUnit
3 4 (2.35%) Subversion
3 4 (2.35%) Redmine
4 2 (1.18%) PhpStorm
4 2 (1.18%) Selenium
4 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.18%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 61 (35.88%) Finance
2 21 (12.35%) Financial Institution
3 12 (7.06%) Marketing
4 10 (5.88%) Retail
5 7 (4.12%) Banking
6 1 (0.59%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.59%) Electronics
6 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (41.76%) Developer
2 50 (29.41%) Architect
3 46 (27.06%) Oracle Developer
4 33 (19.41%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 33 (19.41%) SOA Developer
5 27 (15.88%) Solutions Architect
6 24 (14.12%) Infrastructure Architect
7 21 (12.35%) Java Developer
7 21 (12.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 19 (11.18%) Oracle Architect
9 17 (10.00%) Middleware Architect
10 13 (7.65%) Storage Specialist
11 9 (5.29%) Consultant
12 8 (4.71%) Infrastructure Manager
13 6 (3.53%) Support Specialist
13 6 (3.53%) Analyst
14 5 (2.94%) .NET Developer
15 4 (2.35%) Web Developer
15 4 (2.35%) Storage Consultant
15 4 (2.35%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (29.41%) Oracle Fusion
2 41 (24.12%) Web Services
3 33 (19.41%) SOAP
4 31 (18.24%) XML
5 30 (17.65%) JMS
6 27 (15.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 27 (15.88%) WebSphere MQ
7 26 (15.29%) WSDL
7 26 (15.29%) XSD
7 26 (15.29%) XSLT
8 17 (10.00%) .NET
9 15 (8.82%) J2EE
10 7 (4.12%) Oracle ADF
10 7 (4.12%) Java EE
10 7 (4.12%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (4.12%) WebCenter
11 6 (3.53%) ISPF
12 5 (2.94%) Java SE
12 5 (2.94%) CSS
13 4 (2.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.35%) FlexPod
2 19 (11.18%) Mainframe
3 9 (5.29%) Open Source
4 5 (2.94%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.35%) Tandem
6 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.76%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.18%) Equities
7 2 (1.18%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 59 (34.71%) UNIX
2 51 (30.00%) Windows
3 38 (22.35%) Linux
4 27 (15.88%) AIX
5 21 (12.35%) HPUX
5 21 (12.35%) Solaris
5 21 (12.35%) OS/400
5 21 (12.35%) zOS
5 21 (12.35%) SUSE
5 21 (12.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.35%) VME
7 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (37.06%) SOA
2 53 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (13.53%) Data Management
5 21 (12.35%) Infrastructure Management
5 21 (12.35%) Business Continuity
5 21 (12.35%) Mentoring
5 21 (12.35%) Coaching
6 17 (10.00%) Project Management
7 13 (7.65%) Benchmarking
7 13 (7.65%) Data Protection
8 12 (7.06%) Scrum
9 10 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 10 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 10 (5.88%) Master Data Management
10 8 (4.71%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (4.12%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.12%) Change Management
11 7 (4.12%) Content Management
11 7 (4.12%) UML
Programming Languages
1 55 (32.35%) Java
2 38 (22.35%) SQL
3 26 (15.29%) PL/SQL
4 10 (5.88%) C#
5 6 (3.53%) Perl
5 6 (3.53%) JCL
6 5 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.35%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.35%) COBOL
8 2 (1.18%) PHP
9 1 (0.59%) C
9 1 (0.59%) C++
9 1 (0.59%) Ruby
9 1 (0.59%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 34 (20.00%) Degree
2 9 (5.29%) SC Cleared
2 9 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.12%) ISEB
4 3 (1.76%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.18%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.18%) OCPJWCD
5 2 (1.18%) OCPJP
5 2 (1.18%) OCMJD
5 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.24%) SLA
2 7 (4.12%) QA
3 2 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 21 (12.35%) Hyper-V
1 21 (12.35%) KVM
2 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (12.35%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.59%) MOM
Vendors
1 105 (61.76%) Oracle
2 36 (21.18%) IBM
3 34 (20.00%) HP
3 34 (20.00%) EMC
3 34 (20.00%) NetApp
3 34 (20.00%) Symantec
3 34 (20.00%) Cisco
3 34 (20.00%) Brocade
4 22 (12.94%) Microsoft
5 21 (12.35%) Juniper
5 21 (12.35%) BMC
5 21 (12.35%) CA
5 21 (12.35%) VMware
5 21 (12.35%) Red Hat
5 21 (12.35%) CheckPoint
6 7 (4.12%) Stellent
7 4 (2.35%) Fujitsu
7 4 (2.35%) ICL
8 2 (1.18%) Zend
8 2 (1.18%) Sun
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