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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 180 111 146
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +35
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 77 144 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.03% 2.05% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.33% 4.31% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 51 115 79
Average salary £49,000 £43,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.64% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £53,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.09%
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
3300 3338 3532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.30% 47.52% 47.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2786 2980 3211
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 £26,381
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
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -38 39 £53,250 +15.76% 4
Manchester -30 27 £49,000 +56.80% 3
Lancashire +1 7 £42,500 +18.05% 2
Merseyside -6 3 £42,500 -34.61% 2
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 66 (40.74%) Java
2 60 (37.04%) Linux
3 59 (36.42%) Finance
4 57 (35.19%) UNIX
5 56 (34.57%) Oracle
6 38 (23.46%) SQL
7 35 (21.60%) Windows
8 33 (20.37%) SOA
9 32 (19.75%) Retail
10 31 (19.14%) Web Services
10 31 (19.14%) Shell Script
11 30 (18.52%) TIBCO
11 30 (18.52%) WebSphere
12 27 (16.67%) Degree
13 25 (15.43%) ITIL
13 25 (15.43%) Java EE
14 24 (14.81%) .NET
14 24 (14.81%) BusinessWorks
15 23 (14.20%) TIBCO iProcess
15 23 (14.20%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
16 22 (13.58%) Oracle EBS
16 22 (13.58%) TIBCO EMS
17 21 (12.96%) Rendezvous
17 21 (12.96%) Change Management
17 21 (12.96%) Java SE
17 21 (12.96%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
17 21 (12.96%) Oracle Fusion
18 20 (12.35%) Perl
18 20 (12.35%) Red Hat
19 19 (11.73%) WebLogic

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 30 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 23 (14.20%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 22 (13.58%) TIBCO EMS
4 19 (11.73%) WebLogic
5 11 (6.79%) IIS
6 4 (2.47%) Apache
6 4 (2.47%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.85%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.23%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.62%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.62%) Documentum
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle 9iAS
Business Applications
1 24 (14.81%) BusinessWorks
2 23 (14.20%) TIBCO iProcess
3 22 (13.58%) Oracle EBS
4 21 (12.96%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 11 (6.79%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (4.94%) SAP AFS
7 7 (4.32%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
8 6 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (2.47%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.79%) FTP
1 11 (6.79%) LDAP
1 11 (6.79%) SSL
2 6 (3.70%) SAN
2 6 (3.70%) Firewall
3 5 (3.09%) HTTP
4 4 (2.47%) Wireless
5 2 (1.23%) DMZ
6 1 (0.62%) Broadband
6 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.62%) DNS
6 1 (0.62%) Network Security
6 1 (0.62%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.49%) Oracle Database
3 16 (9.88%) DB2
4 14 (8.64%) RDBMS
4 14 (8.64%) Relational Database
5 11 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.47%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (1.85%) MySQL
10 1 (0.62%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.62%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.62%) Big Data
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 11 (6.79%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (4.32%) ClearCase
2 7 (4.32%) Subversion
3 4 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.85%) Maven
5 2 (1.23%) JUnit
6 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.62%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 59 (36.42%) Finance
2 32 (19.75%) Retail
3 10 (6.17%) Banking
4 7 (4.32%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.70%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.47%) Marketing
7 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (16.05%) Architect
2 22 (13.58%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (11.11%) Developer
4 15 (9.26%) Consultant
5 12 (7.41%) Release Manager
6 11 (6.79%) Administrator
6 11 (6.79%) Integration Manager
6 11 (6.79%) Middleware Specialist
7 10 (6.17%) TIBCO Support
8 9 (5.56%) Technical Leader
8 9 (5.56%) Test Manager
8 9 (5.56%) Senior Architect
9 8 (4.94%) DBA
9 8 (4.94%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.94%) TIBCO Specialist
9 8 (4.94%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (4.32%) Team Leader
10 7 (4.32%) Technical Specialist
10 7 (4.32%) TIBCO Consultant
10 7 (4.32%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.14%) Web Services
2 25 (15.43%) Java EE
3 24 (14.81%) .NET
4 21 (12.96%) Rendezvous
4 21 (12.96%) Java SE
4 21 (12.96%) Oracle Fusion
5 15 (9.26%) XML
6 12 (7.41%) XSLT
6 12 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
7 11 (6.79%) J2EE
8 8 (4.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 7 (4.32%) WCF
9 7 (4.32%) HTML
10 6 (3.70%) LINQ
10 6 (3.70%) .NET Framework
10 6 (3.70%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
10 6 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (3.09%) RESTful
11 5 (3.09%) XSD
12 4 (2.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.02%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.79%) Client/Server
3 10 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.47%) FlexPod
4 4 (2.47%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.62%) GIS
6 1 (0.62%) Clustering
6 1 (0.62%) NHS
6 1 (0.62%) Firmware
6 1 (0.62%) DataPower
6 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 60 (37.04%) Linux
2 57 (35.19%) UNIX
3 35 (21.60%) Windows
4 19 (11.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (11.11%) AIX
6 13 (8.02%) Solaris
7 10 (6.17%) HPUX
8 5 (3.09%) zOS
9 4 (2.47%) SUSE
9 4 (2.47%) OS/400
10 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.37%) SOA
2 25 (15.43%) ITIL
3 21 (12.96%) Change Management
4 19 (11.73%) ERP
5 15 (9.26%) EAI
5 15 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (7.41%) Project Management
6 12 (7.41%) Migration
6 12 (7.41%) Software Testing
6 12 (7.41%) Incident Management
7 11 (6.79%) Problem Management
7 11 (6.79%) Data Migration
8 10 (6.17%) Release Management
8 10 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.56%) Business Continuity
9 9 (5.56%) OO
9 9 (5.56%) Integration Testing
10 8 (4.94%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 66 (40.74%) Java
2 38 (23.46%) SQL
3 31 (19.14%) Shell Script
4 20 (12.35%) Perl
5 17 (10.49%) C#
6 10 (6.17%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.56%) C++
8 7 (4.32%) C
9 6 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.70%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.09%) Python
11 4 (2.47%) XPath
11 4 (2.47%) VB
12 3 (1.85%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.23%) JCL
14 1 (0.62%) Jython
14 1 (0.62%) Korn
14 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.62%) PHP
14 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (16.67%) Degree
2 16 (9.88%) SC Cleared
2 16 (9.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.64%) Data Quality
2 12 (7.41%) QA
3 7 (4.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.62%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (4.94%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 4 (2.47%) KVM
3 4 (2.47%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.62%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 14 (8.64%) Tivoli
1 14 (8.64%) Oracle EDQ
2 6 (3.70%) Data Guard
2 6 (3.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (1.85%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.62%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 56 (34.57%) Oracle
2 30 (18.52%) TIBCO
3 20 (12.35%) Red Hat
4 17 (10.49%) IBM
5 11 (6.79%) Talend
6 9 (5.56%) SAP
6 9 (5.56%) JBoss
7 8 (4.94%) Axway
8 7 (4.32%) Microsoft
8 7 (4.32%) EMC
9 6 (3.70%) Cisco
9 6 (3.70%) Symantec
9 6 (3.70%) Sophos
9 6 (3.70%) VMware
10 5 (3.09%) HP
10 5 (3.09%) NetApp
11 4 (2.47%) Retek
11 4 (2.47%) Juniper
11 4 (2.47%) BMC
11 4 (2.47%) CA
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 19 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: On Application + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Steria
Salary: From £50,000 to £58,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago