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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 178 118 142
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +24
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 85 137 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.15% 2.00% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.67% 4.16% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 52 102 85
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,650 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -2.06%
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
3188 3295 3498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.03% 48.06% 47.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2721 2960 3137
Average salary £37,804 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.01% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,500
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 19 September 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 September 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 -12 44 £54,000 +17.39% 4
Manchester -36 24 £45,000 +45.16% 6
Lancashire +4 8 £42,500 +18.05%
Merseyside -5 8 £43,750 -7.89% 1
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 69 (42.59%) Finance
2 63 (38.89%) Java
3 56 (34.57%) Oracle
4 54 (33.33%) Linux
5 53 (32.72%) UNIX
6 43 (26.54%) Retail
7 42 (25.93%) SOA
8 38 (23.46%) SQL
9 35 (21.60%) Windows
9 35 (21.60%) Web Services
10 30 (18.52%) SQL Server
11 29 (17.90%) Shell Script
12 28 (17.28%) ITIL
13 27 (16.67%) TIBCO
13 27 (16.67%) WebSphere
14 26 (16.05%) C#
14 26 (16.05%) XML
15 25 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (14.81%) XSLT
17 23 (14.20%) .NET
17 23 (14.20%) BusinessWorks
17 23 (14.20%) TIBCO iProcess
17 23 (14.20%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
18 22 (13.58%) Degree
18 22 (13.58%) Java EE
19 21 (12.96%) Rendezvous
19 21 (12.96%) ERP
19 21 (12.96%) TIBCO EMS
19 21 (12.96%) Java SE
19 21 (12.96%) TIBCO BusinessEvents

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 23 (14.20%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 21 (12.96%) TIBCO EMS
4 20 (12.35%) WebLogic
5 17 (10.49%) IIS
6 7 (4.32%) Oracle Service Bus
7 6 (3.70%) Apache
8 5 (3.09%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (3.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.85%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (1.23%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.62%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.62%) Documentum
12 1 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (14.20%) BusinessWorks
1 23 (14.20%) TIBCO iProcess
2 21 (12.96%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (12.96%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 13 (8.02%) Oracle ERP
4 8 (4.94%) SAP AFS
5 4 (2.47%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 4 (2.47%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (1.85%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.79%) SSL
2 10 (6.17%) LDAP
2 10 (6.17%) FTP
3 8 (4.94%) Wireless
4 7 (4.32%) HTTP
5 5 (3.09%) SAN
5 5 (3.09%) Firewall
6 1 (0.62%) LTE
6 1 (0.62%) DMZ
6 1 (0.62%) Internet
6 1 (0.62%) DNS
6 1 (0.62%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.88%) Oracle Database
3 13 (8.02%) DB2
3 13 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (6.17%) RDBMS
4 10 (6.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (6.17%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (3.09%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.62%) MySQL
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.62%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.62%) Big Data
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 13 (8.02%) Talend Open Studio
2 12 (7.41%) ClearCase
3 8 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.09%) Subversion
4 5 (3.09%) Maven
5 3 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.23%) JUnit
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.62%) WebLogic Workshop
7 1 (0.62%) Ant
General
1 69 (42.59%) Finance
2 43 (26.54%) Retail
3 16 (9.88%) Banking
4 11 (6.79%) Retail Banking
5 10 (6.17%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.09%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.47%) Marketing
8 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (16.67%) Developer
2 22 (13.58%) Architect
3 18 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (10.49%) Consultant
5 13 (8.02%) Administrator
6 12 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
7 10 (6.17%) Technical Leader
7 10 (6.17%) TIBCO Support
7 10 (6.17%) Integration Manager
8 9 (5.56%) Senior Architect
9 8 (4.94%) Release Manager
9 8 (4.94%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.94%) TIBCO Specialist
9 8 (4.94%) Middleware Specialist
9 8 (4.94%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.32%) TIBCO Consultant
11 6 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.70%) Tivoli Specialist
12 5 (3.09%) Testing Manager
12 5 (3.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (21.60%) Web Services
2 26 (16.05%) XML
3 24 (14.81%) XSLT
4 23 (14.20%) .NET
5 22 (13.58%) Java EE
6 21 (12.96%) Oracle Fusion
6 21 (12.96%) Java SE
6 21 (12.96%) Rendezvous
7 13 (8.02%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (7.41%) .NET Framework
8 12 (7.41%) XSD
9 11 (6.79%) WCF
10 10 (6.17%) LINQ
10 10 (6.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (5.56%) RESTful
12 8 (4.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 8 (4.94%) .NET Remoting
12 8 (4.94%) SOAP
13 7 (4.32%) HTML
13 7 (4.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.64%) Client/Server
3 10 (6.17%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.09%) FlexPod
6 4 (2.47%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.62%) GIS
7 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.62%) Clustering
7 1 (0.62%) DataPower
7 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.62%) NHS
7 1 (0.62%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 54 (33.33%) Linux
2 53 (32.72%) UNIX
3 35 (21.60%) Windows
4 17 (10.49%) AIX
5 14 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (6.17%) Solaris
7 8 (4.94%) HPUX
8 6 (3.70%) zOS
9 5 (3.09%) SUSE
9 5 (3.09%) OS/400
10 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.93%) SOA
2 28 (17.28%) ITIL
3 21 (12.96%) ERP
4 18 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (10.49%) Incident Management
6 14 (8.64%) Migration
6 14 (8.64%) Change Management
7 13 (8.02%) EAI
7 13 (8.02%) Data Migration
8 12 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 11 (6.79%) Problem Management
9 11 (6.79%) OO
10 10 (6.17%) MVC
10 10 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (6.17%) Customer Engagement
11 9 (5.56%) TDD
12 8 (4.94%) Automated Testing
12 8 (4.94%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (38.89%) Java
2 38 (23.46%) SQL
3 29 (17.90%) Shell Script
4 26 (16.05%) C#
5 16 (9.88%) Perl
6 13 (8.02%) C++
7 12 (7.41%) C
7 12 (7.41%) T-SQL
8 10 (6.17%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.94%) VB
9 8 (4.94%) XPath
10 5 (3.09%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.85%) Python
12 2 (1.23%) JCL
12 2 (1.23%) PHP
12 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.62%) Jython
13 1 (0.62%) Korn
13 1 (0.62%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (13.58%) Degree
2 20 (12.35%) SC Cleared
2 20 (12.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.88%) Data Quality
2 11 (6.79%) SLA
2 11 (6.79%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (3.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 5 (3.09%) KVM
2 5 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.09%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.62%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 16 (9.88%) Oracle EDQ
2 13 (8.02%) Tivoli
3 6 (3.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (1.85%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.23%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.62%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 56 (34.57%) Oracle
2 27 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 17 (10.49%) Red Hat
4 16 (9.88%) IBM
5 14 (8.64%) JBoss
6 13 (8.02%) Talend
7 9 (5.56%) SAP
8 8 (4.94%) Microsoft
9 6 (3.70%) HP
9 6 (3.70%) EMC
9 6 (3.70%) NetApp
10 5 (3.09%) Juniper
10 5 (3.09%) BMC
10 5 (3.09%) CA
10 5 (3.09%) Symantec
10 5 (3.09%) Cisco
10 5 (3.09%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.09%) VMware
10 5 (3.09%) Brocade
10 5 (3.09%) Axway
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