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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 123 180 124
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -56
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 135 69 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.07% 0.97% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.08% 2.20% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 88 50 115
Average salary £47,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
2660 3138 3455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.75% 43.92% 47.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2240 2643 3076
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +55 81 £47,000 -6.00% 11
Cheshire +3 27 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Merseyside +26 15 £50,000 +23.45% 3
Lancashire -2 4 £45,000 -15.88% 2
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 134 (60.91%) Oracle
2 116 (52.73%) Oracle Database
3 92 (41.82%) SOA
3 92 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (37.73%) WebLogic
5 77 (35.00%) SQL
6 75 (34.09%) Oracle Service Bus
7 73 (33.18%) SDLC
8 69 (31.36%) Oracle Fusion
9 65 (29.55%) Web Services
10 60 (27.27%) Java
11 59 (26.82%) UNIX
11 59 (26.82%) Finance
11 59 (26.82%) Oracle Database 11g
12 58 (26.36%) Windows
12 58 (26.36%) Oracle BPM
13 57 (25.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 56 (25.45%) Performance Tuning
15 55 (25.00%) SOAP
15 55 (25.00%) Degree
16 52 (23.64%) XML
17 50 (22.73%) Linux
18 49 (22.27%) XSLT
19 48 (21.82%) XSD
19 48 (21.82%) JMS
19 48 (21.82%) SoapUI
20 47 (21.36%) PL/SQL
20 47 (21.36%) WSDL
21 43 (19.55%) Microsoft
21 43 (19.55%) VMware

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 83 (37.73%) WebLogic
2 75 (34.09%) Oracle Service Bus
3 57 (25.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 40 (18.18%) WebSphere
5 15 (6.82%) CMS
5 15 (6.82%) JBoss
6 10 (4.55%) MS Exchange
7 8 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (2.27%) IIS
9 4 (1.82%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.36%) Tuxedo
10 3 (1.36%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (1.36%) iPlanet
10 3 (1.36%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.91%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.91%) Mule
11 2 (0.91%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 13 (5.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 58 (26.36%) Oracle BPM
2 16 (7.27%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (5.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (4.09%) Magento
5 9 (4.09%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (1.36%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (1.36%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle AGIS
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.91%) IBM PureFlex
2 3 (1.36%) SaaS
3 2 (0.91%) PaaS
3 2 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.27%) SAN
2 10 (4.55%) Wireless
3 8 (3.64%) NFC
3 8 (3.64%) Bluetooth
3 8 (3.64%) GPRS
3 8 (3.64%) GSM
3 8 (3.64%) UMTS
3 8 (3.64%) VoIP
3 8 (3.64%) WLAN
3 8 (3.64%) DVB
3 8 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (2.73%) Firewall
5 3 (1.36%) NAS
5 3 (1.36%) DHCP
5 3 (1.36%) DNS
6 2 (0.91%) LDAP
7 1 (0.45%) VPN
7 1 (0.45%) WAN
7 1 (0.45%) Network Security
7 1 (0.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (52.73%) Oracle Database
2 59 (26.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 35 (15.91%) SQL Server
4 34 (15.45%) Relational Database
5 32 (14.55%) RDBMS
6 27 (12.27%) Oracle ODI
7 26 (11.82%) DB2
8 24 (10.91%) Oracle Exadata
9 12 (5.45%) MySQL
10 11 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (4.55%) NoSQL
12 7 (3.18%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (3.18%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (1.82%) Big Data
14 3 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.36%) Oracle OWB
15 2 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.91%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
16 1 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 48 (21.82%) SoapUI
2 16 (7.27%) Jenkins
2 16 (7.27%) Hudson
3 8 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (3.18%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.27%) Mercurial
5 5 (2.27%) PhpStorm
6 3 (1.36%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.91%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.91%) Subversion
7 2 (0.91%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.91%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 59 (26.82%) Finance
2 19 (8.64%) Retail
2 19 (8.64%) Marketing
3 12 (5.45%) Banking
4 9 (4.09%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.64%) Automotive
5 8 (3.64%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.91%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 90 (40.91%) Developer
2 78 (35.45%) Architect
3 43 (19.55%) Oracle Developer
4 41 (18.64%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 41 (18.64%) SOA Developer
5 34 (15.45%) Solutions Architect
6 30 (13.64%) Oracle Architect
7 28 (12.73%) Middleware Architect
8 27 (12.27%) Infrastructure Architect
9 24 (10.91%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 15 (6.82%) Java Developer
11 11 (5.00%) .NET Developer
12 10 (4.55%) C# Developer
12 10 (4.55%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 10 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
12 10 (4.55%) Senior Developer
12 10 (4.55%) DBA
13 9 (4.09%) Technical Architect
13 9 (4.09%) Web Developer
13 9 (4.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (31.36%) Oracle Fusion
2 65 (29.55%) Web Services
3 55 (25.00%) SOAP
4 52 (23.64%) XML
5 49 (22.27%) XSLT
6 48 (21.82%) XSD
6 48 (21.82%) JMS
7 47 (21.36%) WSDL
8 32 (14.55%) WebSphere MQ
9 30 (13.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 28 (12.73%) .NET
11 22 (10.00%) J2EE
12 15 (6.82%) Oracle ADF
12 15 (6.82%) WebCenter
13 13 (5.91%) CSS
14 12 (5.45%) .NET Framework
15 10 (4.55%) HTML
16 8 (3.64%) SVG
16 8 (3.64%) J2ME
16 8 (3.64%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.91%) FlexPod
3 10 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.64%) iPhone
4 8 (3.64%) N-Tier
4 8 (3.64%) MPEG
4 8 (3.64%) Device Driver
5 7 (3.18%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.91%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.91%) Clustering
6 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.45%) Life Science
7 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.45%) NHS
7 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.45%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 59 (26.82%) UNIX
2 58 (26.36%) Windows
3 50 (22.73%) Linux
4 36 (16.36%) AIX
5 32 (14.55%) Solaris
6 24 (10.91%) HPUX
6 24 (10.91%) OS/400
6 24 (10.91%) zOS
6 24 (10.91%) SUSE
6 24 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.64%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.64%) Windows 8
7 8 (3.64%) Android
7 8 (3.64%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (3.64%) Nucleus RTOS
8 4 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (1.36%) VME
10 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (41.82%) SOA
1 92 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (33.18%) SDLC
3 56 (25.45%) Performance Tuning
4 40 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 35 (15.91%) Business Continuity
6 32 (14.55%) Coaching
7 24 (10.91%) Infrastructure Management
7 24 (10.91%) Converged Infrastructure
8 19 (8.64%) Open Source
9 17 (7.73%) Scrum
10 16 (7.27%) Release Management
11 15 (6.82%) TDD
11 15 (6.82%) Data Management
11 15 (6.82%) Content Management
11 15 (6.82%) BDD
12 14 (6.36%) Master Data Management
12 14 (6.36%) Project Management
12 14 (6.36%) E-Commerce
13 13 (5.91%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 77 (35.00%) SQL
2 60 (27.27%) Java
3 47 (21.36%) PL/SQL
4 16 (7.27%) C#
5 11 (5.00%) C
5 11 (5.00%) PHP
6 10 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 9 (4.09%) VB.NET
8 8 (3.64%) C++
9 4 (1.82%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.36%) COBOL
11 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.45%) VBA
12 1 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (2.73%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.73%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (1.36%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.36%) OCPJWCD
3 3 (1.36%) OCPJP
3 3 (1.36%) OCMJD
4 1 (0.45%) PMP
4 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.45%) MOS
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.91%) GxP
1 2 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.45%) HL7
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (11.36%) Hyper-V
3 24 (10.91%) KVM
4 8 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.36%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.91%) XenApp
6 2 (0.91%) XenServer
6 2 (0.91%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (11.82%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (2.73%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (2.73%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.36%) WSUS
5 2 (0.91%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (0.91%) SCCM
5 2 (0.91%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.91%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.45%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 134 (60.91%) Oracle
2 43 (19.55%) Microsoft
2 43 (19.55%) VMware
3 37 (16.82%) HP
4 30 (13.64%) IBM
5 28 (12.73%) Cisco
6 26 (11.82%) EMC
6 26 (11.82%) Red Hat
7 25 (11.36%) Juniper
8 24 (10.91%) BMC
8 24 (10.91%) CA
8 24 (10.91%) NetApp
8 24 (10.91%) CheckPoint
8 24 (10.91%) Symantec
8 24 (10.91%) Brocade
9 15 (6.82%) Stellent
10 10 (4.55%) Zend
11 8 (3.64%) Symbian
12 7 (3.18%) Sun
13 6 (2.73%) Retek
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