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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 174 146 179
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +33
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 56 105 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.01% 1.70% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.57% 4.14% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 25 72 67
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
2175 2538 3091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.20% 41.14% 45.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1885 2122 2637
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -39 32 £45,000 -25.00% 11
Cheshire +15 7 £47,500 +18.75%
Lancashire +3 4 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Merseyside -3 2 - - 1
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 43 (32.58%) Oracle
2 42 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (30.30%) Java
3 40 (30.30%) SOAP
4 39 (29.55%) XML
5 38 (28.79%) Git (software)
6 37 (28.03%) SOA
7 36 (27.27%) WebSphere
8 34 (25.76%) E-Commerce
9 29 (21.97%) Web Services
10 28 (21.21%) Project Management
10 28 (21.21%) Oracle Fusion
11 27 (20.45%) OO
11 27 (20.45%) PHP
11 27 (20.45%) Line Management
12 25 (18.94%) PhpStorm
12 25 (18.94%) Magento
12 25 (18.94%) Mercurial
12 25 (18.94%) Zend
12 25 (18.94%) Zend Framework
13 24 (18.18%) Unix
14 23 (17.42%) Degree
15 22 (16.67%) Docker
16 21 (15.91%) PaaS
16 21 (15.91%) Apache
17 20 (15.15%) SQL
17 20 (15.15%) WebLogic
17 20 (15.15%) webMethods
17 20 (15.15%) QA
17 20 (15.15%) Scrum

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 21 (15.91%) Apache
3 20 (15.15%) WebLogic
4 13 (9.85%) Mule
4 13 (9.85%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (6.82%) JBoss
5 9 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (6.06%) Tomcat
7 7 (5.30%) WebSphere Portal
7 7 (5.30%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 4 (3.03%) MS Exchange
8 4 (3.03%) nginx
9 3 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.27%) IIS
9 3 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (1.52%) Node.js
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.76%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (18.94%) Magento
2 13 (9.85%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
3 12 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (3.03%) SAP CRM
5 3 (2.27%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.76%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.91%) PaaS
2 19 (14.39%) SaaS
3 15 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (9.09%) Amazon S3
4 12 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.27%) IaaS
7 2 (1.52%) Google Apps
7 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.06%) LAN
2 7 (5.30%) SAN
2 7 (5.30%) SSL
3 6 (4.55%) VoIP
4 4 (3.03%) DNS
4 4 (3.03%) Firewall
4 4 (3.03%) LDAP
4 4 (3.03%) PABX
4 4 (3.03%) VPN
4 4 (3.03%) WAN
4 4 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.52%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (1.52%) BGP
5 2 (1.52%) DHCP
5 2 (1.52%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.52%) HTTP
5 2 (1.52%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.52%) Internet
5 2 (1.52%) OSPF
5 2 (1.52%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.39%) Relational Database
2 15 (11.36%) Oracle Database
3 13 (9.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (9.85%) Couchbase
3 13 (9.85%) Hazelcast
3 13 (9.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (9.85%) Oracle ODI
4 12 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 12 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
4 12 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.30%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.03%) DB2
8 3 (2.27%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (1.52%) MySQL
9 2 (1.52%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.76%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 38 (28.79%) Git (software)
2 25 (18.94%) Mercurial
2 25 (18.94%) PhpStorm
3 20 (15.15%) Jenkins
4 14 (10.61%) Maven
5 13 (9.85%) git-flow
5 13 (9.85%) Hudson
6 7 (5.30%) Ant
7 2 (1.52%) Selenium
7 2 (1.52%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.76%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.76%) WinRunner
General
1 15 (11.36%) Finance
2 11 (8.33%) Banking
3 5 (3.79%) Retail
4 2 (1.52%) Advertising
4 2 (1.52%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.52%) Marketing
4 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (52.27%) Developer
2 37 (28.03%) Senior Developer
3 25 (18.94%) Magento Developer
3 25 (18.94%) PHP Developer
3 25 (18.94%) PHP Magento Developer
3 25 (18.94%) Senior Magento Developer
3 25 (18.94%) Senior PHP Developer
4 14 (10.61%) Java Developer
4 14 (10.61%) Oracle Developer
5 13 (9.85%) DBA
5 13 (9.85%) Oracle DBA
5 13 (9.85%) SOA Developer
5 13 (9.85%) Software Engineer
6 12 (9.09%) Consultant
6 12 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 12 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 12 (9.09%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 11 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 11 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
7 11 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.30%) SOAP
2 39 (29.55%) XML
3 29 (21.97%) Web Services
4 28 (21.21%) Oracle Fusion
5 25 (18.94%) Zend Framework
6 16 (12.12%) JSON
7 14 (10.61%) JMS
8 13 (9.85%) Apache Avro
8 13 (9.85%) Apache Camel
8 13 (9.85%) Apache Thrift
8 13 (9.85%) EDI
8 13 (9.85%) Protocol Buffers
8 13 (9.85%) ZeroMQ
9 12 (9.09%) .NET
10 11 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
11 9 (6.82%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (5.30%) .NET Framework
12 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (4.55%) J2EE
14 4 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.85%) Algorithms
2 11 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.30%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.79%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.27%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.52%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.18%) Unix
2 19 (14.39%) Linux
3 15 (11.36%) Windows
4 13 (9.85%) AIX
5 7 (5.30%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.03%) Solaris
7 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.27%) Android
8 3 (2.27%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.52%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.76%) CentOS
10 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (28.03%) SOA
3 34 (25.76%) E-Commerce
4 28 (21.21%) Project Management
5 27 (20.45%) Line Management
5 27 (20.45%) OO
6 20 (15.15%) DevOps
6 20 (15.15%) Scrum
7 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (12.88%) Open Source
8 16 (12.12%) BDD
8 16 (12.12%) TDD
9 15 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (10.61%) Data Modelling
11 13 (9.85%) Data Transformation
11 13 (9.85%) Microservices
11 13 (9.85%) SDLC
11 13 (9.85%) Software Engineering
11 13 (9.85%) Test Scripting
12 12 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.30%) Java
2 27 (20.45%) PHP
3 20 (15.15%) SQL
4 12 (9.09%) C#
5 8 (6.06%) C++
6 7 (5.30%) Jython
7 5 (3.79%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.03%) Ruby
8 4 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.27%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.27%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.27%) Python
9 3 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.52%) Go
10 2 (1.52%) Perl
11 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (17.42%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) SANS
3 3 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) CCNA
4 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.52%) CISSP
4 2 (1.52%) EMC Certification
4 2 (1.52%) MCSE
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.76%) CISA
5 1 (0.76%) CISM
5 1 (0.76%) CSSLP
5 1 (0.76%) OCP
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.15%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) COBIT
3 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (16.67%) Docker
2 12 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (3.79%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.52%) KVM
5 2 (1.52%) oVirt
5 2 (1.52%) Postfix
5 2 (1.52%) PowerHA
5 2 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (9.09%) Data Guard
1 12 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (6.82%) Puppet
3 8 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.52%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.52%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 43 (32.58%) Oracle
2 25 (18.94%) Zend
3 20 (15.15%) webMethods
4 17 (12.88%) IBM
5 15 (11.36%) WSO2
6 14 (10.61%) Google
7 11 (8.33%) VMware
8 9 (6.82%) MuleSoft
8 9 (6.82%) Retek
8 9 (6.82%) SAP
8 9 (6.82%) Software AG
9 6 (4.55%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.79%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.52%) Apple
11 2 (1.52%) Cisco
11 2 (1.52%) Citrix
11 2 (1.52%) EMC
11 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.76%) HP
12 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
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