The first table below looks at the demand for Middleware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 93 102 133
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +31
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 79 58 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.14% 1.78% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.41% 4.72% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 60 35 12
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £32,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1459 1229 1185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.56% 37.72% 37.39%
Number of salaries quoted 972 832 849
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,050 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Middleware
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Middleware Salary Trend in Scotland

Middleware
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Middleware across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Middleware Salary Histogram in Scotland

Middleware
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Edinburgh +14 57 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Glasgow -16 17 £42,500 +17.24% 4
West Lothian - 4 £46,250 - 1
Aberdeen +14 1 £44,000 -
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 79 (55.63%) Java
1 79 (55.63%) SOA
2 68 (47.89%) Oracle
3 47 (33.10%) Oracle Database
4 41 (28.87%) WebLogic
4 41 (28.87%) XML
5 39 (27.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 38 (26.76%) SQL
6 38 (26.76%) Finance
7 37 (26.06%) XSLT
7 37 (26.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 33 (23.24%) BPMN
9 32 (22.54%) SOAP
10 31 (21.83%) Web Services
10 31 (21.83%) Python
11 30 (21.13%) Linux
11 30 (21.13%) Ant
12 29 (20.42%) JavaScript
12 29 (20.42%) JBoss
13 27 (19.01%) Open Source
14 26 (18.31%) Hibernate
15 25 (17.61%) UNIX
15 25 (17.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
16 24 (16.90%) Oracle ODI
16 24 (16.90%) PL/SQL
16 24 (16.90%) Internet
17 23 (16.20%) Oracle Fusion
18 21 (14.79%) Business Analysis
18 21 (14.79%) HTML
19 20 (14.08%) Oracle EBS R12

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 41 (28.87%) WebLogic
2 37 (26.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 18 (12.68%) WebSphere
4 15 (10.56%) Drupal
5 10 (7.04%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (6.34%) Oracle Application Server
7 8 (5.63%) Alfresco
7 8 (5.63%) SugarCRM
8 6 (4.23%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (4.23%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (3.52%) ArcGIS
10 4 (2.82%) CMS
10 4 (2.82%) Apache
10 4 (2.82%) OpenStack
11 3 (2.11%) Node.js
11 3 (2.11%) Mule
11 3 (2.11%) MQSeries
11 3 (2.11%) TeamSite
11 3 (2.11%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (2.11%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (14.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (10.56%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (8.45%) Oracle 11i
4 11 (7.75%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (6.34%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (3.52%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (3.52%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (3.52%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (3.52%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (2.82%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (1.41%) Temenos T24
8 2 (1.41%) Finacle
9 1 (0.70%) MultiFonds
9 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.90%) Internet
2 9 (6.34%) LDAP
3 4 (2.82%) VoIP
4 3 (2.11%) HTTP
4 3 (2.11%) SAN
5 2 (1.41%) DNS
6 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.70%) DMZ
6 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.70%) DHCP
6 1 (0.70%) Firewall
6 1 (0.70%) Wireless
6 1 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (33.10%) Oracle Database
2 39 (27.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 24 (16.90%) Oracle ODI
4 12 (8.45%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (7.75%) Relational Database
6 10 (7.04%) SQL Server
6 10 (7.04%) RDBMS
6 10 (7.04%) Oracle BI EE
7 9 (6.34%) Hadoop
7 9 (6.34%) MySQL
7 9 (6.34%) Big Data
7 9 (6.34%) MongoDB
7 9 (6.34%) NoSQL
8 7 (4.93%) Pentaho
9 6 (4.23%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (4.23%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (2.11%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 30 (21.13%) Ant
2 13 (9.15%) JUnit
3 12 (8.45%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (8.45%) TestNG
4 11 (7.75%) Maven
5 9 (6.34%) Eclipse
6 7 (4.93%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (2.82%) Selenium
7 4 (2.82%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.82%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.11%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.11%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.41%) Mockito
9 2 (1.41%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.41%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.70%) Subversion
10 1 (0.70%) Gradle
10 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (26.76%) Finance
2 15 (10.56%) Banking
3 4 (2.82%) Legal
4 3 (2.11%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.11%) Retail
4 3 (2.11%) Local Government
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (36.62%) Developer
2 26 (18.31%) Middleware Specialist
3 25 (17.61%) Java Developer
4 19 (13.38%) Architect
5 11 (7.75%) Technical Architect
6 10 (7.04%) Consultant
6 10 (7.04%) Middleware Engineer
7 9 (6.34%) Analyst
8 8 (5.63%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.63%) Oracle Developer
8 8 (5.63%) Oracle Architect
9 6 (4.23%) Middleware Developer
9 6 (4.23%) Middleware Administrator
9 6 (4.23%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (4.23%) Administrator
9 6 (4.23%) DBA
9 6 (4.23%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.52%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 5 (3.52%) Oracle Technical Architect
10 5 (3.52%) Head of Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.87%) XML
2 37 (26.06%) XSLT
3 32 (22.54%) SOAP
4 31 (21.83%) Web Services
5 26 (18.31%) Hibernate
6 23 (16.20%) Oracle Fusion
7 21 (14.79%) HTML
8 19 (13.38%) Java EE
9 18 (12.68%) Spring
10 17 (11.97%) J2EE
11 13 (9.15%) JSF
12 12 (8.45%) CSS
12 12 (8.45%) Ajax
13 11 (7.75%) RichFaces
14 10 (7.04%) JMS
15 9 (6.34%) Drools
15 9 (6.34%) jBPM
15 9 (6.34%) MapReduce
16 8 (5.63%) JAAS
16 8 (5.63%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.01%) Open Source
2 12 (8.45%) Clustering
3 10 (7.04%) GIS
3 10 (7.04%) Data Integration
4 7 (4.93%) DataPower
4 7 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.23%) Oracle Exalogic
6 5 (3.52%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.82%) Replication
7 4 (2.82%) N-Tier
8 3 (2.11%) Data Conversion
9 2 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.41%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.70%) Physics
10 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.13%) Linux
2 25 (17.61%) UNIX
3 11 (7.75%) Windows
4 9 (6.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.23%) AIX
6 3 (2.11%) Solaris
7 2 (1.41%) zOS
8 1 (0.70%) MVS
8 1 (0.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (55.63%) SOA
2 33 (23.24%) BPMN
3 21 (14.79%) Business Analysis
4 20 (14.08%) Technical Architecture
5 19 (13.38%) OO
6 15 (10.56%) TDD
6 15 (10.56%) Web Development
7 13 (9.15%) Workflow
8 12 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.63%) MVC
10 8 (5.63%) ITIL
10 8 (5.63%) Time Management
11 7 (4.93%) Multithreading
11 7 (4.93%) Release Management
12 6 (4.23%) OOP
12 6 (4.23%) OOD
12 6 (4.23%) Change Management
12 6 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (4.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 79 (55.63%) Java
2 38 (26.76%) SQL
3 31 (21.83%) Python
4 29 (20.42%) JavaScript
5 24 (16.90%) PL/SQL
6 19 (13.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 19 (13.38%) XQuery
7 17 (11.97%) Jython
8 10 (7.04%) PHP
9 6 (4.23%) Ruby
9 6 (4.23%) C#
10 5 (3.52%) Perl
11 4 (2.82%) C++
12 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (8.45%) Degree
2 3 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.70%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.70%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) QA
2 3 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.23%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.70%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 25 (17.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 20 (14.08%) Oracle Identity Management
3 6 (4.23%) Data Guard
4 4 (2.82%) Puppet
4 4 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.41%) CA LISA
5 2 (1.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 68 (47.89%) Oracle
2 29 (20.42%) JBoss
3 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.63%) IBM
5 7 (4.93%) Talend
6 5 (3.52%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.82%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (1.41%) Green Hat
8 2 (1.41%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.41%) HP
8 2 (1.41%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.41%) NetApp
9 1 (0.70%) VMware
9 1 (0.70%) Google
9 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.70%) Twitter
Edinburgh & Lothians
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 - £51000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Selkirk, Selkirkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + & Bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
RBS
Salary: Excellent employee salary and 30% cash and benefit funding programme
Posted: 14 days ago