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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 178 173 149
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 54 85 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.95% 1.31% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.53% 3.21% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 24 57 99
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £64,900 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
2137 2647 3308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.67% 40.75% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1828 2227 2828
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
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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 -19 35 £45,000 -26.53% 6
Cheshire +19 6 £46,250 +15.62% 3
Merseyside +3 4 £40,000 -19.19% 1
Lancashire +3 2 - - 1
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 44 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (32.33%) Oracle
2 43 (32.33%) SOAP
3 41 (30.83%) XML
3 41 (30.83%) Git (software)
4 40 (30.08%) Java
4 40 (30.08%) SOA
5 36 (27.07%) E-Commerce
6 35 (26.32%) Web Services
7 31 (23.31%) WebSphere
8 30 (22.56%) Oracle Fusion
8 30 (22.56%) Unix
8 30 (22.56%) OO
8 30 (22.56%) PHP
8 30 (22.56%) Project Management
8 30 (22.56%) Line Management
9 28 (21.05%) PhpStorm
9 28 (21.05%) Magento
9 28 (21.05%) Mercurial
9 28 (21.05%) Zend
9 28 (21.05%) Zend Framework
10 23 (17.29%) Degree
10 23 (17.29%) Finance
11 22 (16.54%) SQL
11 22 (16.54%) WebLogic
12 21 (15.79%) webMethods
13 20 (15.04%) Apache
13 20 (15.04%) Scrum
13 20 (15.04%) Relational Database
14 19 (14.29%) Docker

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 31 (23.31%) WebSphere
2 22 (16.54%) WebLogic
3 20 (15.04%) Apache
4 16 (12.03%) Oracle Service Bus
5 13 (9.77%) Mule
6 9 (6.77%) JBoss
7 8 (6.02%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 7 (5.26%) Tomcat
9 6 (4.51%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (3.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (3.01%) MS Exchange
11 4 (3.01%) nginx
11 4 (3.01%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (1.50%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (1.50%) IIS
13 2 (1.50%) Node.js
13 2 (1.50%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (1.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.75%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 7 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (21.05%) Magento
2 12 (9.02%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (9.02%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (8.27%) Oracle 11i
3 11 (8.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (5.26%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 3 (2.26%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.75%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.29%) PaaS
2 18 (13.53%) SaaS
3 14 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (9.02%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (9.02%) Amazon S3
4 12 (9.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.50%) Google Apps
6 2 (1.50%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.75%) IaaS
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.26%) LAN
2 6 (4.51%) SSL
3 5 (3.76%) VoIP
4 4 (3.01%) LDAP
4 4 (3.01%) SAN
4 4 (3.01%) WAN
5 3 (2.26%) DNS
5 3 (2.26%) Firewall
5 3 (2.26%) PABX
5 3 (2.26%) VPN
5 3 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.50%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (1.50%) BGP
6 2 (1.50%) DMZ
6 2 (1.50%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.50%) HTTP
6 2 (1.50%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.50%) Internet
6 2 (1.50%) OSPF
6 2 (1.50%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.04%) Relational Database
2 17 (12.78%) Oracle Database
3 16 (12.03%) Oracle ODI
4 14 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
5 13 (9.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (9.77%) Couchbase
5 13 (9.77%) Hazelcast
6 11 (8.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (8.27%) Oracle9i Database
6 11 (8.27%) RDBMS
7 7 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
8 6 (4.51%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.50%) DB2
9 2 (1.50%) GIS
9 2 (1.50%) MySQL
10 1 (0.75%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 41 (30.83%) Git (software)
2 28 (21.05%) Mercurial
2 28 (21.05%) PhpStorm
3 17 (12.78%) Jenkins
4 13 (9.77%) git-flow
4 13 (9.77%) Hudson
4 13 (9.77%) Maven
5 4 (3.01%) Ant
6 2 (1.50%) Selenium
6 2 (1.50%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.75%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.75%) WinRunner
General
1 23 (17.29%) Finance
2 11 (8.27%) Banking
3 6 (4.51%) Retail
4 3 (2.26%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.26%) Marketing
5 2 (1.50%) Advertising
5 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (56.39%) Developer
2 40 (30.08%) Senior Developer
3 28 (21.05%) Magento Developer
3 28 (21.05%) Senior Magento Developer
4 27 (20.30%) PHP Developer
4 27 (20.30%) PHP Magento Developer
4 27 (20.30%) Senior PHP Developer
5 15 (11.28%) Oracle Developer
6 13 (9.77%) Java Developer
6 13 (9.77%) SOA Developer
6 13 (9.77%) Software Engineer
7 12 (9.02%) DBA
7 12 (9.02%) Java Engineer
7 12 (9.02%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (9.02%) Oracle DBA
8 11 (8.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 11 (8.27%) Java Software Developer
8 11 (8.27%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 11 (8.27%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.77%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (32.33%) SOAP
2 41 (30.83%) XML
3 35 (26.32%) Web Services
4 30 (22.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 28 (21.05%) Zend Framework
6 16 (12.03%) JMS
7 15 (11.28%) JSON
8 13 (9.77%) Apache Avro
8 13 (9.77%) Apache Camel
8 13 (9.77%) Apache Thrift
8 13 (9.77%) EDI
8 13 (9.77%) Protocol Buffers
8 13 (9.77%) ZeroMQ
9 12 (9.02%) IBM Integration Bus
10 10 (7.52%) .NET
10 10 (7.52%) WebSphere MQ
11 8 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (5.26%) .NET Framework
13 5 (3.76%) HTML
14 4 (3.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) Algorithms
2 11 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.52%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.02%) Mainframe
5 7 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.26%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.76%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.50%) Clustering
9 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.56%) Unix
2 16 (12.03%) Linux
3 14 (10.53%) Windows
4 7 (5.26%) AIX
5 5 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.01%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.50%) Solaris
8 1 (0.75%) CentOS
8 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (30.08%) SOA
3 36 (27.07%) E-Commerce
4 30 (22.56%) Line Management
4 30 (22.56%) OO
4 30 (22.56%) Project Management
5 20 (15.04%) Scrum
6 19 (14.29%) DevOps
7 17 (12.78%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (12.03%) BDD
8 16 (12.03%) Open Source
8 16 (12.03%) SDLC
8 16 (12.03%) TDD
9 15 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (10.53%) Data Modelling
11 13 (9.77%) Data Transformation
11 13 (9.77%) Microservices
11 13 (9.77%) Software Engineering
11 13 (9.77%) Test Scripting
12 12 (9.02%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.08%) Java
2 30 (22.56%) PHP
3 22 (16.54%) SQL
4 10 (7.52%) C#
5 8 (6.02%) C++
6 4 (3.01%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.01%) Jython
6 4 (3.01%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.01%) Ruby
6 4 (3.01%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.26%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.50%) Go
8 2 (1.50%) Perl
8 2 (1.50%) Python
8 2 (1.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 23 (17.29%) Degree
2 4 (3.01%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.01%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.75%) CCNA
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.75%) CISSP
4 1 (0.75%) CSSLP
4 1 (0.75%) EMC Certification
4 1 (0.75%) MCSE
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) OCP
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.75%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.78%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) COBIT
3 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (14.29%) Docker
2 11 (8.27%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.50%) KVM
4 2 (1.50%) oVirt
4 2 (1.50%) Postfix
4 2 (1.50%) PowerHA
4 2 (1.50%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (8.27%) Data Guard
1 11 (8.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (3.76%) Puppet
4 4 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.50%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.75%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 43 (32.33%) Oracle
2 28 (21.05%) Zend
3 21 (15.79%) webMethods
4 18 (13.53%) IBM
5 15 (11.28%) WSO2
6 14 (10.53%) Google
7 10 (7.52%) MuleSoft
8 9 (6.77%) Software AG
9 8 (6.02%) VMware
10 6 (4.51%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.51%) SAP
11 5 (3.76%) Microsoft
12 4 (3.01%) Retek
13 2 (1.50%) Apple
13 2 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (0.75%) Cisco
14 1 (0.75%) Citrix
14 1 (0.75%) Cognizant
14 1 (0.75%) EMC
14 1 (0.75%) HP
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