The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 91 69 110
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +41
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 65 101 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.10% 3.11% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.44% 7.54% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 41 59 29
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £36,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Middleware
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1194 1340 1068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.65% 41.28% 36.88%
Number of salaries quoted 850 862 724
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
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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 -2 31 £52,500 +20.68% 4
Glasgow -9 23 £81,250 +16.07% 1
Moray - 7 £37,500 -
West Lothian -6 1 - -
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 68 (54.40%) Java
2 57 (45.60%) Finance
3 42 (33.60%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (27.20%) Oracle
5 32 (25.60%) IBM
6 30 (24.00%) Python
7 27 (21.60%) JMS
7 27 (21.60%) SQL
7 27 (21.60%) Web Services
7 27 (21.60%) Relational Database
8 24 (19.20%) Linux
9 23 (18.40%) XML
9 23 (18.40%) Banking
10 22 (17.60%) Data Modelling
10 22 (17.60%) SOA
11 21 (16.80%) Microsoft
11 21 (16.80%) Internet
11 21 (16.80%) OO
11 21 (16.80%) JBoss
12 20 (16.00%) UNIX
12 20 (16.00%) TDD
13 19 (15.20%) Scrum
13 19 (15.20%) Front Office
13 19 (15.20%) Analytics
14 18 (14.40%) Change Management
14 18 (14.40%) Spring
14 18 (14.40%) WebSphere
14 18 (14.40%) Degree
15 17 (13.60%) Project Management
15 17 (13.60%) OOD

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 21 (16.80%) JBoss
2 18 (14.40%) WebSphere
3 14 (11.20%) WebLogic
4 11 (8.80%) CICS
5 7 (5.60%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (5.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (4.80%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.00%) MQSeries
8 4 (3.20%) SugarCRM
8 4 (3.20%) Alfresco
8 4 (3.20%) Mule
8 4 (3.20%) Apache
9 2 (1.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.80%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) MS Office
2 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.40%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (6.40%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (6.40%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.80%) Internet
2 8 (6.40%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.60%) HTTP
4 1 (0.80%) DMZ
4 1 (0.80%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.60%) Relational Database
2 15 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (11.20%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (8.80%) Oracle Database
5 8 (6.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.60%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (5.60%) MongoDB
6 7 (5.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.80%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.80%) Big Data
7 6 (4.80%) Hadoop
8 5 (4.00%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.00%) Pentaho
9 4 (3.20%) Apache Hive
9 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (3.20%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.60%) MSDE
11 1 (0.80%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (9.60%) Maven
3 10 (8.00%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (3.20%) Gradle
6 3 (2.40%) JUnit
7 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.60%) Mockito
7 2 (1.60%) TestNG
7 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.60%) Ant
8 1 (0.80%) Subversion
8 1 (0.80%) SoapUI
General
1 57 (45.60%) Finance
2 23 (18.40%) Banking
3 19 (15.20%) Front Office
4 6 (4.80%) Retail
5 4 (3.20%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.40%) Marketing
7 2 (1.60%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.80%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (42.40%) Developer
2 39 (31.20%) Java Developer
3 22 (17.60%) Architect
4 17 (13.60%) Python Developer
5 11 (8.80%) Programmer
5 11 (8.80%) CICS Programmer
6 9 (7.20%) Data Architect
7 8 (6.40%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (6.40%) Consultant
7 8 (6.40%) Support Specialist
8 7 (5.60%) DBA
8 7 (5.60%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 7 (5.60%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (5.60%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (4.00%) Applications Specialist
9 5 (4.00%) Junior
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.00%) WebSphere Specialist
9 5 (4.00%) Junior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.60%) JMS
1 27 (21.60%) Web Services
2 23 (18.40%) XML
3 18 (14.40%) Spring
4 15 (12.00%) XML Schema
5 14 (11.20%) SOAP
6 13 (10.40%) Hibernate
6 13 (10.40%) Oracle Fusion
7 12 (9.60%) XSLT
8 11 (8.80%) XForms
9 7 (5.60%) J2EE
9 7 (5.60%) XML Messaging
9 7 (5.60%) Java EE
9 7 (5.60%) Apache CXF
9 7 (5.60%) REST
10 6 (4.80%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (4.00%) RESTful
11 5 (4.00%) JPA
12 4 (3.20%) TopLink
12 4 (3.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Mainframe
2 9 (7.20%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.20%) Data Integration
2 9 (7.20%) Open Source
3 8 (6.40%) Derivative
4 6 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.80%) Cryptography
4 6 (4.80%) Equities
5 5 (4.00%) Online Banking
5 5 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.40%) Physics
7 2 (1.60%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.60%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.80%) GIS
8 1 (0.80%) Clustering
8 1 (0.80%) Blog
8 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.80%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.20%) Linux
2 20 (16.00%) UNIX
3 11 (8.80%) Windows
4 8 (6.40%) AIX
5 6 (4.80%) zOS
5 6 (4.80%) Solaris
6 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.60%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.60%) Data Modelling
2 22 (17.60%) SOA
3 21 (16.80%) OO
4 20 (16.00%) TDD
5 19 (15.20%) Scrum
5 19 (15.20%) Analytics
6 18 (14.40%) Change Management
7 17 (13.60%) Project Management
7 17 (13.60%) OOD
8 16 (12.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (12.00%) Use Case
10 12 (9.60%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (9.60%) E-Commerce
11 11 (8.80%) Service Delivery
12 9 (7.20%) PRINCE2
12 9 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (7.20%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (6.40%) ITIL
13 8 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 68 (54.40%) Java
2 30 (24.00%) Python
3 27 (21.60%) SQL
4 13 (10.40%) Perl
5 11 (8.80%) Assembly Language
5 11 (8.80%) XPath
6 7 (5.60%) PHP
7 6 (4.80%) JCL
8 5 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.20%) AspectJ
9 4 (3.20%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.40%) C++
10 3 (2.40%) Ruby
11 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.60%) Korn
11 2 (1.60%) C
12 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.80%) C#
12 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.80%) Jython
Qualifications
1 18 (14.40%) Degree
2 8 (6.40%) SC Cleared
2 8 (6.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.60%) COBIT
4 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) VMware Server
1 4 (3.20%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.20%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.60%) KVM
2 2 (1.60%) Xen
3 1 (0.80%) Squid
3 1 (0.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.80%) Puppet
3 1 (0.80%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.80%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 34 (27.20%) Oracle
2 32 (25.60%) IBM
3 21 (16.80%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.00%) Sybase
4 5 (4.00%) VMware
4 5 (4.00%) Talend
5 4 (3.20%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.20%) Citrix
6 2 (1.60%) Informatica
7 1 (0.80%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.80%) Green Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
RBS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago