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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 136 175 106
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -69
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 125 83 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.86% 1.13% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.72% 2.56% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 78 53 113
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +12.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,300 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +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
2648 3247 3279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.38% 44.24% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2277 2743 2935
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 £30,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +40 67 £45,250 -7.65% 8
Cheshire -15 23 £50,500 -5.16% 2
Merseyside +16 12 £50,000 +14.28% 2
Lancashire +7 11 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 136 (59.13%) Oracle
2 115 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 97 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (38.70%) SOA
5 87 (37.83%) WebLogic
6 84 (36.52%) SQL
7 75 (32.61%) SDLC
8 70 (30.43%) Oracle Service Bus
9 67 (29.13%) Web Services
10 66 (28.70%) Oracle Fusion
11 62 (26.96%) Java
12 60 (26.09%) Finance
13 58 (25.22%) Oracle BPM
13 58 (25.22%) Degree
13 58 (25.22%) Oracle Database 11g
14 57 (24.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 56 (24.35%) Performance Tuning
15 56 (24.35%) SOAP
15 56 (24.35%) UNIX
15 56 (24.35%) Windows
16 54 (23.48%) XML
17 52 (22.61%) Linux
18 49 (21.30%) XSLT
18 49 (21.30%) SoapUI
19 48 (20.87%) XSD
19 48 (20.87%) JMS
20 47 (20.43%) PL/SQL
20 47 (20.43%) WSDL
20 47 (20.43%) Microsoft
21 46 (20.00%) WebSphere

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 87 (37.83%) WebLogic
2 70 (30.43%) Oracle Service Bus
3 57 (24.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 46 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 17 (7.39%) JBoss
6 15 (6.52%) CMS
7 10 (4.35%) MS Exchange
8 8 (3.48%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.61%) IIS
9 6 (2.61%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 4 (1.74%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.30%) Tuxedo
11 3 (1.30%) MQSeries
11 3 (1.30%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (1.30%) iPlanet
11 3 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.30%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.87%) Mule
Applications
1 15 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 58 (25.22%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (7.83%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (6.52%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (6.09%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (5.65%) Oracle 11i
6 10 (4.35%) Magento
7 7 (3.04%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
8 3 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.87%) Oracle FAH
9 2 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.87%) Cordys
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.43%) IBM PureFlex
2 4 (1.74%) SaaS
3 2 (0.87%) PaaS
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.74%) SAN
2 10 (4.35%) Wireless
3 8 (3.48%) NFC
3 8 (3.48%) Bluetooth
3 8 (3.48%) GPRS
3 8 (3.48%) GSM
3 8 (3.48%) UMTS
3 8 (3.48%) VoIP
3 8 (3.48%) WLAN
3 8 (3.48%) DVB
3 8 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.30%) Firewall
4 3 (1.30%) NAS
4 3 (1.30%) DHCP
4 3 (1.30%) DNS
5 2 (0.87%) LDAP
6 1 (0.43%) VPN
6 1 (0.43%) WAN
6 1 (0.43%) Network Security
6 1 (0.43%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 58 (25.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 41 (17.83%) Relational Database
4 37 (16.09%) RDBMS
5 36 (15.65%) SQL Server
6 27 (11.74%) DB2
7 24 (10.43%) Oracle Exadata
8 22 (9.57%) Oracle ODI
9 15 (6.52%) Oracle Database 12c
10 13 (5.65%) MySQL
11 12 (5.22%) NoSQL
12 11 (4.78%) Oracle Database 10g
12 11 (4.78%) Oracle9i Database
13 7 (3.04%) Oracle OWB
14 3 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.87%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
16 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
16 1 (0.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 49 (21.30%) SoapUI
2 16 (6.96%) Jenkins
2 16 (6.96%) Hudson
3 8 (3.48%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (3.04%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.17%) Mercurial
5 5 (2.17%) PhpStorm
6 3 (1.30%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.30%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.30%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.87%) Subversion
7 2 (0.87%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 60 (26.09%) Finance
2 19 (8.26%) Marketing
3 16 (6.96%) Retail
4 9 (3.91%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.48%) Banking
5 8 (3.48%) Automotive
5 8 (3.48%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.87%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 92 (40.00%) Developer
2 74 (32.17%) Architect
3 38 (16.52%) Oracle Developer
4 36 (15.65%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 36 (15.65%) SOA Developer
5 31 (13.48%) Solutions Architect
6 29 (12.61%) Oracle Architect
7 28 (12.17%) Middleware Architect
8 27 (11.74%) Infrastructure Architect
9 24 (10.43%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 17 (7.39%) Java Developer
11 14 (6.09%) Oracle DBA
11 14 (6.09%) DBA
11 14 (6.09%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 13 (5.65%) .NET Developer
13 12 (5.22%) C# Developer
14 11 (4.78%) Senior Developer
14 11 (4.78%) Web Developer
14 11 (4.78%) C# .NET Developer
15 10 (4.35%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (29.13%) Web Services
2 66 (28.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 56 (24.35%) SOAP
4 54 (23.48%) XML
5 49 (21.30%) XSLT
6 48 (20.87%) XSD
6 48 (20.87%) JMS
7 47 (20.43%) WSDL
8 38 (16.52%) WebSphere MQ
9 36 (15.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 31 (13.48%) .NET
11 23 (10.00%) J2EE
12 15 (6.52%) Oracle ADF
12 15 (6.52%) WebCenter
13 14 (6.09%) .NET Framework
14 13 (5.65%) CSS
15 11 (4.78%) HTML
16 10 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (3.91%) Zend Framework
18 8 (3.48%) UIQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.83%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.43%) FlexPod
3 16 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.35%) N-Tier
5 8 (3.48%) MPEG
5 8 (3.48%) Device Driver
5 8 (3.48%) iPhone
6 6 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.87%) Clustering
7 2 (0.87%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.43%) Handset
8 1 (0.43%) NHS
8 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.43%) Life Science
8 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 56 (24.35%) UNIX
1 56 (24.35%) Windows
2 52 (22.61%) Linux
3 37 (16.09%) AIX
4 33 (14.35%) Solaris
5 25 (10.87%) HPUX
6 24 (10.43%) OS/400
6 24 (10.43%) zOS
6 24 (10.43%) SUSE
6 24 (10.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.48%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.48%) Windows 8
7 8 (3.48%) Android
7 8 (3.48%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (3.48%) Nucleus RTOS
8 4 (1.74%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (38.70%) SOA
3 75 (32.61%) SDLC
4 56 (24.35%) Performance Tuning
5 40 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 35 (15.22%) Business Continuity
7 32 (13.91%) Coaching
8 24 (10.43%) Infrastructure Management
8 24 (10.43%) Converged Infrastructure
9 23 (10.00%) Release Management
10 19 (8.26%) Scrum
10 19 (8.26%) Open Source
11 17 (7.39%) BDD
11 17 (7.39%) TDD
12 16 (6.96%) Software Engineering
13 15 (6.52%) Data Management
13 15 (6.52%) Content Management
13 15 (6.52%) E-Commerce
13 15 (6.52%) Project Management
13 15 (6.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 84 (36.52%) SQL
2 62 (26.96%) Java
3 47 (20.43%) PL/SQL
4 19 (8.26%) C#
5 13 (5.65%) C
6 12 (5.22%) PHP
6 12 (5.22%) C++
7 11 (4.78%) VB.NET
8 10 (4.35%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.74%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.43%) VBA
11 1 (0.43%) Ruby
11 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (25.22%) Degree
2 6 (2.61%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.61%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.61%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (1.30%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.30%) OCPJWCD
3 3 (1.30%) OCPJP
3 3 (1.30%) OCMJD
4 1 (0.43%) PMP
4 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.43%) MOS
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.30%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) GxP
2 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) HL7
System Software
1 38 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (10.87%) Hyper-V
3 24 (10.43%) KVM
4 12 (5.22%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.30%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.87%) XenApp
6 2 (0.87%) XenServer
6 2 (0.87%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (11.30%) Tivoli
2 11 (4.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (4.35%) Data Guard
3 10 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.30%) WSUS
4 3 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.87%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.87%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (0.87%) SCCM
5 2 (0.87%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.43%) Netcool
6 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.43%) SCOM
6 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.43%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 136 (59.13%) Oracle
2 47 (20.43%) Microsoft
3 45 (19.57%) VMware
4 38 (16.52%) HP
5 37 (16.09%) IBM
6 29 (12.61%) Cisco
7 26 (11.30%) EMC
7 26 (11.30%) Red Hat
8 25 (10.87%) Juniper
9 24 (10.43%) BMC
9 24 (10.43%) CheckPoint
9 24 (10.43%) Symantec
9 24 (10.43%) CA
9 24 (10.43%) NetApp
9 24 (10.43%) Brocade
10 15 (6.52%) Stellent
11 11 (4.78%) Zend
12 8 (3.48%) webMethods
12 8 (3.48%) Symbian
13 7 (3.04%) Sun
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 7 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IBM
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Posted: 15 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Posted: 15 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Posted: 15 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago