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 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 103 102 112
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 68 55 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.87% 1.78% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.85% 4.92% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 43 27 22
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -2.06%
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
1403 1117 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.67% 36.11% 38.23%
Number of salaries quoted 934 769 830
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 £28,500 £28,500
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
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 19 September 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 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
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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 -7 39 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Glasgow +11 27 £41,500 -17.00% 4
Stirling - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £47,500 -
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 67 (52.76%) Java
1 67 (52.76%) Oracle
2 59 (46.46%) SOA
3 48 (37.80%) Oracle Database
4 46 (36.22%) WebLogic
5 42 (33.07%) SQL
5 42 (33.07%) Finance
6 41 (32.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 40 (31.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 39 (30.71%) Python
9 32 (25.20%) SOAP
9 32 (25.20%) XML
10 31 (24.41%) Web Services
11 29 (22.83%) UNIX
12 28 (22.05%) XSLT
12 28 (22.05%) Linux
13 25 (19.69%) Ant
13 25 (19.69%) Oracle Fusion
13 25 (19.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 24 (18.90%) Oracle ODI
14 24 (18.90%) BPMN
14 24 (18.90%) Business Analysis
15 23 (18.11%) Internet
16 22 (17.32%) Technical Architecture
17 21 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (16.54%) PL/SQL
17 21 (16.54%) OO
18 20 (15.75%) Oracle EBS R12
18 20 (15.75%) Oracle Identity Management
19 19 (14.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 46 (36.22%) WebLogic
2 40 (31.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 18 (14.17%) WebSphere
4 9 (7.09%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (6.30%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (5.51%) Alfresco
7 6 (4.72%) SugarCRM
7 6 (4.72%) Oracle Coherence
7 6 (4.72%) ArcGIS
7 6 (4.72%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (3.15%) CICS
8 4 (3.15%) Mule
9 2 (1.57%) Drupal
9 2 (1.57%) IIS
9 2 (1.57%) Node.js
9 2 (1.57%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (15.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (11.02%) Oracle 11i
3 13 (10.24%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (10.24%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (7.09%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (3.94%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (3.94%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (3.94%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (3.94%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (2.36%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (1.57%) Temenos T24
7 2 (1.57%) Finacle
8 1 (0.79%) MultiFonds
8 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.11%) Internet
2 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.15%) VoIP
3 2 (1.57%) DNS
4 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.79%) DMZ
4 1 (0.79%) Firewall
4 1 (0.79%) Wireless
4 1 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.79%) DHCP
4 1 (0.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (37.80%) Oracle Database
2 41 (32.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 24 (18.90%) Oracle ODI
4 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
5 14 (11.02%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (10.24%) Oracle BI EE
6 13 (10.24%) Relational Database
7 8 (6.30%) Big Data
7 8 (6.30%) NoSQL
7 8 (6.30%) Hadoop
8 7 (5.51%) MongoDB
8 7 (5.51%) Oracle Discoverer
8 7 (5.51%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (4.72%) Oracle Exadata
9 6 (4.72%) Pentaho
10 5 (3.94%) MySQL
10 5 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (3.15%) RDBMS
11 4 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (3.15%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 25 (19.69%) Ant
2 14 (11.02%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (4.72%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (2.36%) TestNG
4 3 (2.36%) JUnit
4 3 (2.36%) Maven
5 2 (1.57%) Selenium
5 2 (1.57%) Mockito
5 2 (1.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.57%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.79%) Gradle
6 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.79%) Subversion
6 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
General
1 42 (33.07%) Finance
2 19 (14.96%) Banking
3 8 (6.30%) Front Office
4 4 (3.15%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (31.50%) Developer
2 24 (18.90%) Middleware Specialist
3 17 (13.39%) Java Developer
4 14 (11.02%) Architect
5 12 (9.45%) Consultant
6 9 (7.09%) Technical Architect
7 8 (6.30%) Analyst
7 8 (6.30%) DBA
7 8 (6.30%) Oracle DBA
7 8 (6.30%) Oracle Architect
7 8 (6.30%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 8 (6.30%) Python Developer
8 7 (5.51%) Junior DBA
8 7 (5.51%) Junior Oracle DBA
8 7 (5.51%) Head of Architecture
8 7 (5.51%) Programmer
8 7 (5.51%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (5.51%) Web Developer
8 7 (5.51%) Junior
9 6 (4.72%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.20%) SOAP
1 32 (25.20%) XML
2 31 (24.41%) Web Services
3 28 (22.05%) XSLT
4 25 (19.69%) Oracle Fusion
5 16 (12.60%) JMS
6 11 (8.66%) Spring
6 11 (8.66%) J2EE
7 10 (7.87%) HTML
7 10 (7.87%) Hibernate
8 8 (6.30%) Java EE
9 6 (4.72%) RESTful
10 3 (2.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 3 (2.36%) JSF
11 2 (1.57%) Django
11 2 (1.57%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (1.57%) .NET
11 2 (1.57%) PostGIS
12 1 (0.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (0.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) Open Source
2 10 (7.87%) Clustering
2 10 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.09%) GIS
3 9 (7.09%) Data Integration
4 6 (4.72%) DataPower
4 6 (4.72%) Oracle Exalogic
5 5 (3.94%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.15%) Replication
7 3 (2.36%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.36%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.36%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.36%) Data Conversion
8 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.79%) Physics
9 1 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.83%) UNIX
2 28 (22.05%) Linux
3 13 (10.24%) Windows
4 8 (6.30%) AIX
5 7 (5.51%) Solaris
6 3 (2.36%) zOS
6 3 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.79%) MVS
7 1 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.46%) SOA
2 24 (18.90%) Business Analysis
2 24 (18.90%) BPMN
3 22 (17.32%) Technical Architecture
4 21 (16.54%) OO
4 21 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.02%) Web Development
5 14 (11.02%) Analytics
6 13 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (8.66%) OOD
8 10 (7.87%) ITIL
9 9 (7.09%) Change Management
9 9 (7.09%) TDD
10 8 (6.30%) Scrum
10 8 (6.30%) Waterfall
10 8 (6.30%) MapReduce
10 8 (6.30%) Time Management
10 8 (6.30%) Release Management
11 7 (5.51%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.51%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (52.76%) Java
2 42 (33.07%) SQL
3 39 (30.71%) Python
4 21 (16.54%) PL/SQL
5 19 (14.96%) XQuery
5 19 (14.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 16 (12.60%) Jython
7 14 (11.02%) JavaScript
8 9 (7.09%) Perl
9 8 (6.30%) PHP
10 4 (3.15%) Ruby
11 3 (2.36%) Assembly Language
11 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.36%) JCL
11 3 (2.36%) C#
12 2 (1.57%) C++
13 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (9.45%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.79%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.79%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) SLA
2 6 (4.72%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.51%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (5.51%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.79%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (19.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 20 (15.75%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (5.51%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.57%) Puppet
4 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.79%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 67 (52.76%) Oracle
2 15 (11.81%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.02%) JBoss
4 12 (9.45%) IBM
5 6 (4.72%) Talend
6 2 (1.57%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.79%) Green Hat
7 1 (0.79%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.79%) VMware
7 1 (0.79%) Google
7 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.79%) Twitter
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