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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 80 121 102
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -19
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 76 52 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.57% 1.36% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.24% 3.55% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 36 35 37
Average salary £55,000 £46,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +24.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £37,000 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
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
1050 1463 1315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.56% 38.19% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 660 1032 799
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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 +33 44 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Glasgow +15 28 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Stirling - 3 - -
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 90 (59.21%) Java
2 65 (42.76%) Oracle
3 63 (41.45%) JBoss
4 62 (40.79%) Spring
5 57 (37.50%) Hibernate
6 53 (34.87%) Web Services
7 46 (30.26%) XML
8 45 (29.61%) XML Schema
8 45 (29.61%) Use Case
9 44 (28.95%) Finance
10 43 (28.29%) Maven
11 42 (27.63%) MVC
12 41 (26.97%) JPA
13 40 (26.32%) Eclipse
14 38 (25.00%) JMS
14 38 (25.00%) Oracle Database
15 34 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (21.71%) SOA
17 32 (21.05%) Unified Process
17 32 (21.05%) TopLink
17 32 (21.05%) WSDL
17 32 (21.05%) RUP
17 32 (21.05%) XSD
17 32 (21.05%) EJB
17 32 (21.05%) JDBC
17 32 (21.05%) RESTful
17 32 (21.05%) AspectJ
17 32 (21.05%) Java EE
17 32 (21.05%) EclipseLink
18 31 (20.39%) jBPM

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 63 (41.45%) JBoss
2 18 (11.84%) WebLogic
3 12 (7.89%) WebSphere
4 10 (6.58%) Mule
5 6 (3.95%) Alfresco
5 6 (3.95%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (3.95%) SugarCRM
6 5 (3.29%) Apache
7 4 (2.63%) MQSeries
7 4 (2.63%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (2.63%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.32%) CICS
9 2 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.66%) Node.js
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (7.89%) Oracle 11i
2 11 (7.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (7.24%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (3.95%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.32%) SaaS
3 1 (0.66%) IaaS
3 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.87%) Internet
2 5 (3.29%) Firewall
2 5 (3.29%) DNS
2 5 (3.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.32%) HTTP
4 1 (0.66%) Network Security
4 1 (0.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 30 (19.74%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (13.16%) Relational Database
4 15 (9.87%) RDBMS
5 14 (9.21%) MongoDB
5 14 (9.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (6.58%) Hadoop
7 10 (6.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (6.58%) Pentaho
7 10 (6.58%) Big Data
8 7 (4.61%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (3.95%) SQLPlus
9 6 (3.95%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.95%) Apache Hive
10 5 (3.29%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (2.63%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.32%) MSDE
12 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (28.29%) Maven
2 40 (26.32%) Eclipse
3 11 (7.24%) Mockito
3 11 (7.24%) JUnit
4 10 (6.58%) TestNG
4 10 (6.58%) Talend Open Studio
4 10 (6.58%) Gradle
5 8 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.61%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.32%) Ant
8 1 (0.66%) Subversion
8 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
General
1 44 (28.95%) Finance
2 19 (12.50%) Banking
3 6 (3.95%) Aerospace
3 6 (3.95%) Retail
4 5 (3.29%) Front Office
5 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (42.11%) Developer
2 54 (35.53%) Java Developer
3 33 (21.71%) Senior Developer
4 32 (21.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 31 (20.39%) Architect
6 18 (11.84%) Consultant
7 15 (9.87%) Technical Architect
8 11 (7.24%) Administrator
9 9 (5.92%) Middleware Administrator
10 8 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
10 8 (5.26%) Java Architect
10 8 (5.26%) Java Technical Architect
11 7 (4.61%) Oracle Consultant
11 7 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.61%) Support Specialist
11 7 (4.61%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (3.95%) Principal Consultant
13 5 (3.29%) Infrastructure Manager
14 4 (2.63%) DBA
14 4 (2.63%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (40.79%) Spring
2 57 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 53 (34.87%) Web Services
4 46 (30.26%) XML
5 45 (29.61%) XML Schema
6 41 (26.97%) JPA
7 38 (25.00%) JMS
8 32 (21.05%) TopLink
8 32 (21.05%) WSDL
8 32 (21.05%) XSD
8 32 (21.05%) EJB
8 32 (21.05%) JDBC
8 32 (21.05%) RESTful
8 32 (21.05%) Java EE
8 32 (21.05%) EclipseLink
9 31 (20.39%) jBPM
9 31 (20.39%) Drools
10 14 (9.21%) J2EE
11 13 (8.55%) XSLT
11 13 (8.55%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.39%) Open Source
2 19 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 7 (4.61%) Derivative
3 7 (4.61%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.61%) Mainframe
3 7 (4.61%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.29%) iPad
4 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.63%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.63%) Equities
5 4 (2.63%) Reference Data
5 4 (2.63%) Wiki
6 3 (1.97%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.32%) Physics
7 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.11%) Linux
2 15 (9.87%) UNIX
3 13 (8.55%) Windows
4 10 (6.58%) Solaris
5 6 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.63%) AIX
7 2 (1.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.61%) Use Case
2 42 (27.63%) MVC
3 34 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (21.71%) SOA
5 32 (21.05%) Unified Process
5 32 (21.05%) RUP
6 28 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (15.79%) People Management
8 19 (12.50%) Project Management
9 18 (11.84%) E-Commerce
10 16 (10.53%) PRINCE2
11 14 (9.21%) Service Delivery
12 13 (8.55%) Content Management
12 13 (8.55%) Data Modelling
12 13 (8.55%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (7.89%) TDD
14 11 (7.24%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (7.24%) DSDM
14 11 (7.24%) Change Management
15 10 (6.58%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 90 (59.21%) Java
2 32 (21.05%) AspectJ
3 21 (13.82%) SQL
4 20 (13.16%) Python
5 16 (10.53%) Perl
6 14 (9.21%) PHP
7 13 (8.55%) XPath
8 12 (7.89%) Shell Script
9 10 (6.58%) JavaScript
10 8 (5.26%) Ruby
11 7 (4.61%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.97%) C++
13 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.32%) C
13 2 (1.32%) JCL
13 2 (1.32%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.32%) Korn
13 2 (1.32%) sed
Qualifications
1 21 (13.82%) Degree
2 7 (4.61%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.29%) QA
3 2 (1.32%) COBIT
4 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.58%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.63%) Docker
3 2 (1.32%) Xen
3 2 (1.32%) KVM
4 1 (0.66%) Squid
4 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.95%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (3.95%) Puppet
2 5 (3.29%) Data Guard
2 5 (3.29%) Oracle Statspack
3 4 (2.63%) logstash
3 4 (2.63%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.32%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 65 (42.76%) Oracle
2 10 (6.58%) Talend
3 8 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.29%) TIBCO
4 5 (3.29%) VMware
5 4 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.63%) Sun
5 4 (2.63%) GoldenSource
6 2 (1.32%) IBM
6 2 (1.32%) HP
6 2 (1.32%) Informatica
7 1 (0.66%) Citrix
7 1 (0.66%) Business Objects
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