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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 118 68 104
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +36
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 144 225 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.95% 3.31% 2.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.69% 6.55% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 118 200 178
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £65,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.26%
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
3071 3434 4229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.69% 50.56% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2685 3044 3842
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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
Cheshire -14 67 £50,000 +8.69%
Manchester -40 60 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Merseyside -6 13 £42,500 -32.00%
Lancashire -16 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 127 (55.46%) Finance
2 96 (41.92%) Windows
3 95 (41.48%) UNIX
4 84 (36.68%) Oracle
5 73 (31.88%) IBM
6 62 (27.07%) Java
7 53 (23.14%) Linux
8 51 (22.27%) Mainframe
9 45 (19.65%) SQL Server
10 44 (19.21%) WebSphere
11 42 (18.34%) Web Services
11 42 (18.34%) SOA
11 42 (18.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (17.03%) Oracle Database
12 39 (17.03%) XML
13 38 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (16.59%) Retail
14 36 (15.72%) IBM Mainframe
15 35 (15.28%) WebSphere MQ
15 35 (15.28%) AIX
16 34 (14.85%) Internet
17 33 (14.41%) C#
17 33 (14.41%) SQL
17 33 (14.41%) Problem Management
18 32 (13.97%) Tandem
19 30 (13.10%) Risk Analysis
20 29 (12.66%) HP
21 28 (12.23%) EMC
21 28 (12.23%) NetApp
21 28 (12.23%) Cisco

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (19.21%) WebSphere
2 28 (12.23%) WebLogic
3 20 (8.73%) IIS
3 20 (8.73%) Oracle Service Bus
4 17 (7.42%) JBoss
5 6 (2.62%) Apache
6 5 (2.18%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (2.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.75%) CICS
7 4 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.31%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.87%) Node.js
9 2 (0.87%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.44%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.44%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.44%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (10.04%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (4.80%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (3.06%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.44%) SAP xMII
6 1 (0.44%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.44%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
6 1 (0.44%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.85%) Internet
2 21 (9.17%) SSL
3 15 (6.55%) SAN
4 9 (3.93%) HTTP
4 9 (3.93%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.93%) Wireless
5 7 (3.06%) FTP
6 6 (2.62%) LDAP
7 4 (1.75%) Firewall
8 2 (0.87%) LTE
8 2 (0.87%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.44%) DMZ
9 1 (0.44%) Broadband
9 1 (0.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (19.65%) SQL Server
2 39 (17.03%) Oracle Database
3 21 (9.17%) Relational Database
4 20 (8.73%) DB2
5 18 (7.86%) RDBMS
5 18 (7.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (6.99%) Oracle ODI
7 15 (6.55%) Oracle Exadata
8 11 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.44%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.44%) MySQL
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.44%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (6.55%) ClearCase
2 11 (4.80%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.62%) JUnit
4 6 (2.62%) Subversion
5 5 (2.18%) Maven
5 5 (2.18%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.75%) Redmine
7 3 (1.31%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.87%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.87%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.87%) Selenium
9 1 (0.44%) Ant
9 1 (0.44%) JIRA
9 1 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 127 (55.46%) Finance
2 38 (16.59%) Retail
3 25 (10.92%) Banking
3 25 (10.92%) Financial Institution
4 12 (5.24%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.18%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.31%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.87%) Billing
7 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (27.51%) Developer
2 50 (21.83%) Architect
3 44 (19.21%) Infrastructure Architect
4 35 (15.28%) Designer
5 34 (14.85%) Infrastructure Designer
6 21 (9.17%) Java Developer
6 21 (9.17%) Oracle Developer
7 20 (8.73%) Consultant
7 20 (8.73%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (6.99%) Technical Specialist
8 16 (6.99%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 13 (5.68%) Storage Specialist
9 13 (5.68%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.37%) Lead Designer
10 10 (4.37%) Technical Leader
11 8 (3.49%) Analyst
11 8 (3.49%) WebSphere Specialist
11 8 (3.49%) Lead Architect
12 6 (2.62%) Project Manager
12 6 (2.62%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.34%) Web Services
2 39 (17.03%) XML
3 35 (15.28%) WebSphere MQ
4 28 (12.23%) XSLT
4 28 (12.23%) Oracle Fusion
5 18 (7.86%) SOAP
6 17 (7.42%) .NET
7 16 (6.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 13 (5.68%) RESTful
8 13 (5.68%) .NET Framework
8 13 (5.68%) ISPF
9 12 (5.24%) XSD
10 11 (4.80%) J2EE
10 11 (4.80%) WCF
10 11 (4.80%) LINQ
10 11 (4.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 10 (4.37%) FIX Protocol
11 10 (4.37%) Spring
12 9 (3.93%) .NET Remoting
12 9 (3.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (22.27%) Mainframe
2 36 (15.72%) IBM Mainframe
3 32 (13.97%) Tandem
4 15 (6.55%) Client/Server
4 15 (6.55%) FlexPod
5 9 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.06%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.18%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.75%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.87%) Clustering
9 2 (0.87%) Equities
9 2 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.44%) NHS
10 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.44%) DataPower
10 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 96 (41.92%) Windows
2 95 (41.48%) UNIX
3 53 (23.14%) Linux
4 35 (15.28%) AIX
5 20 (8.73%) zOS
6 16 (6.99%) SUSE
6 16 (6.99%) Solaris
6 16 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (6.55%) OS/400
7 15 (6.55%) HPUX
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.34%) SOA
1 42 (18.34%) Stakeholder Management
2 38 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (14.41%) Problem Management
4 30 (13.10%) Risk Analysis
5 24 (10.48%) ITIL
6 20 (8.73%) Incident Management
6 20 (8.73%) Mentoring
7 17 (7.42%) TDD
7 17 (7.42%) Business Continuity
8 15 (6.55%) Migration
8 15 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (6.55%) Infrastructure Management
8 15 (6.55%) Coaching
9 14 (6.11%) Project Management
10 13 (5.68%) Benchmarking
10 13 (5.68%) Data Migration
10 13 (5.68%) Data Protection
10 13 (5.68%) Data Management
11 12 (5.24%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (27.07%) Java
2 33 (14.41%) C#
2 33 (14.41%) SQL
3 20 (8.73%) C++
4 17 (7.42%) Perl
5 14 (6.11%) C
6 13 (5.68%) T-SQL
6 13 (5.68%) JCL
7 9 (3.93%) XPath
7 9 (3.93%) VB
7 9 (3.93%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.62%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.18%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.18%) Python
10 4 (1.75%) COBOL
11 3 (1.31%) PHP
11 3 (1.31%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.44%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 25 (10.92%) SC Cleared
1 25 (10.92%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.06%) ISEB
3 6 (2.62%) Degree
4 3 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.48%) SLA
2 15 (6.55%) QA
3 13 (5.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (6.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (6.55%) Hyper-V
1 15 (6.55%) KVM
2 3 (1.31%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (7.86%) Tivoli
2 13 (5.68%) Oracle EDQ
3 3 (1.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 84 (36.68%) Oracle
2 73 (31.88%) IBM
3 29 (12.66%) HP
4 28 (12.23%) EMC
4 28 (12.23%) NetApp
4 28 (12.23%) Symantec
4 28 (12.23%) Brocade
4 28 (12.23%) Cisco
5 18 (7.86%) Red Hat
5 18 (7.86%) Microsoft
6 15 (6.55%) Juniper
6 15 (6.55%) BMC
6 15 (6.55%) CA
6 15 (6.55%) VMware
6 15 (6.55%) CheckPoint
7 11 (4.80%) Talend
8 3 (1.31%) Fujitsu
8 3 (1.31%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.31%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.31%) SAP
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
GE Capital
Salary: £ Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago