The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 128 125 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 8 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 0.49% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 1.59% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 15
Average salary £54,000 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.60% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,050 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.06%
Middleware
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
583 691 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 23.47% 30.74% 42.93%
Number of salaries quoted 510 606 766
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Middleware across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Middleware
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Middleware across the Reading region.

Middleware Salary Trend in Reading

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (46.15%) ERP
3 6 (46.15%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (46.15%) Migration
3 6 (46.15%) Data Quality
3 6 (46.15%) Talend
3 6 (46.15%) Data Migration
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle EDQ
4 4 (30.77%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Retail
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
6 2 (15.38%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) LoadUI
6 2 (15.38%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) Selenium
6 2 (15.38%) jMock

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) Tornado
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
3 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 2 (15.38%) LoadUI
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) jMock
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
3 2 (15.38%) JMeter
3 2 (15.38%) JUnit
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Java Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) QA Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Software Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) JMS
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) Java EE
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) ERP
1 6 (46.15%) Migration
1 6 (46.15%) Data Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (7.69%) OOD
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) Data Quality
2 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Talend
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas