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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 96 102 130
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +28
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 75 53 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.03% 1.68% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.36% 4.65% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 51 30 16
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.58%
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
1399 1140 1211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.86% 36.13% 37.97%
Number of salaries quoted 918 785 841
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 £27,500 £29,000
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 51 £45,000 +28.57%
Glasgow -6 21 £42,250 -8.64% 4
West Lothian - 2 £47,500 -
Stirling - 1 - - 1
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 73 (57.03%) Oracle
2 70 (54.69%) Java
3 69 (53.91%) SOA
4 51 (39.84%) Oracle Database
5 47 (36.72%) WebLogic
6 42 (32.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 41 (32.03%) SQL
7 41 (32.03%) Finance
7 41 (32.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 35 (27.34%) Python
9 33 (25.78%) SOAP
9 33 (25.78%) XML
10 32 (25.00%) Web Services
11 29 (22.66%) XSLT
11 29 (22.66%) Linux
12 27 (21.09%) UNIX
13 26 (20.31%) Ant
13 26 (20.31%) Oracle Fusion
14 25 (19.53%) BPMN
14 25 (19.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
15 24 (18.75%) Oracle ODI
15 24 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
15 24 (18.75%) PL/SQL
15 24 (18.75%) Internet
16 22 (17.19%) Business Analysis
17 20 (15.63%) Technical Architecture
17 20 (15.63%) OO
17 20 (15.63%) Oracle Identity Management
18 19 (14.84%) XQuery
18 19 (14.84%) WebLogic Scripting Tool

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 47 (36.72%) WebLogic
2 41 (32.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (13.28%) WebSphere
4 9 (7.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (7.03%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (6.25%) Alfresco
6 7 (5.47%) SugarCRM
7 6 (4.69%) Oracle Coherence
7 6 (4.69%) ArcGIS
7 6 (4.69%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (3.91%) Drupal
9 4 (3.13%) OpenStack
10 3 (2.34%) Node.js
10 3 (2.34%) Mule
10 3 (2.34%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (1.56%) IIS
12 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.78%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (14.06%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
4 15 (11.72%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (7.03%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (3.91%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (3.91%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (3.91%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (3.91%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (1.56%) Temenos T24
8 2 (1.56%) Finacle
9 1 (0.78%) MultiFonds
9 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.75%) Internet
2 4 (3.13%) VoIP
3 2 (1.56%) DNS
3 2 (1.56%) SAN
3 2 (1.56%) LDAP
4 1 (0.78%) DMZ
4 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.78%) DHCP
4 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.78%) Firewall
4 1 (0.78%) Wireless
4 1 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (39.84%) Oracle Database
2 42 (32.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 24 (18.75%) Oracle ODI
4 16 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 15 (11.72%) SQL Server
6 14 (10.94%) Oracle BI EE
7 12 (9.38%) Relational Database
8 9 (7.03%) NoSQL
8 9 (7.03%) Big Data
8 9 (7.03%) Hadoop
8 9 (7.03%) MySQL
9 8 (6.25%) RDBMS
9 8 (6.25%) MongoDB
10 7 (5.47%) Oracle Discoverer
10 7 (5.47%) Pentaho
11 6 (4.69%) Oracle Exadata
11 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (2.34%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 26 (20.31%) Ant
2 16 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (5.47%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (4.69%) Maven
5 4 (3.13%) Selenium
5 4 (3.13%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.13%) TestNG
5 4 (3.13%) JUnit
5 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.34%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.56%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.56%) Mockito
7 2 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.56%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.78%) Subversion
8 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.78%) Gradle
General
1 41 (32.03%) Finance
2 16 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (2.34%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.34%) Front Office
4 2 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (30.47%) Developer
2 24 (18.75%) Middleware Specialist
3 16 (12.50%) Architect
3 16 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 12 (9.38%) Consultant
5 11 (8.59%) Technical Architect
6 9 (7.03%) Analyst
6 9 (7.03%) DBA
6 9 (7.03%) Oracle DBA
6 9 (7.03%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 8 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
8 7 (5.47%) Junior Oracle DBA
8 7 (5.47%) Junior DBA
8 7 (5.47%) Web Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Junior
9 6 (4.69%) Administrator
9 6 (4.69%) Middleware Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Middleware Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Middleware Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.78%) SOAP
1 33 (25.78%) XML
2 32 (25.00%) Web Services
3 29 (22.66%) XSLT
4 26 (20.31%) Oracle Fusion
5 15 (11.72%) Hibernate
5 15 (11.72%) Spring
6 13 (10.16%) J2EE
7 12 (9.38%) JMS
8 11 (8.59%) HTML
9 9 (7.03%) Java EE
10 6 (4.69%) RESTful
11 4 (3.13%) PostGIS
11 4 (3.13%) Django
11 4 (3.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 4 (3.13%) JSF
12 3 (2.34%) .NET
13 2 (1.56%) CSS
14 1 (0.78%) JSP
14 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.16%) Open Source
2 12 (9.38%) Clustering
3 11 (8.59%) GIS
4 10 (7.81%) Data Integration
5 7 (5.47%) DataPower
6 6 (4.69%) Oracle Exalogic
7 5 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.91%) N-Tier
8 4 (3.13%) Replication
9 3 (2.34%) Data Conversion
9 3 (2.34%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.78%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.66%) Linux
2 27 (21.09%) UNIX
3 13 (10.16%) Windows
4 7 (5.47%) AIX
4 7 (5.47%) Solaris
4 7 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.78%) MVS
5 1 (0.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (53.91%) SOA
2 25 (19.53%) BPMN
3 22 (17.19%) Business Analysis
4 20 (15.63%) OO
4 20 (15.63%) Technical Architecture
5 15 (11.72%) Web Development
6 13 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (7.03%) OOD
7 9 (7.03%) MapReduce
7 9 (7.03%) Analytics
8 8 (6.25%) Time Management
8 8 (6.25%) ITIL
8 8 (6.25%) MVC
9 6 (4.69%) Information Management
9 6 (4.69%) OOP
9 6 (4.69%) Project Management
9 6 (4.69%) Change Management
9 6 (4.69%) System Testing
9 6 (4.69%) Release Management
9 6 (4.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 70 (54.69%) Java
2 41 (32.03%) SQL
3 35 (27.34%) Python
4 24 (18.75%) PL/SQL
5 19 (14.84%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 19 (14.84%) XQuery
6 18 (14.06%) JavaScript
7 16 (12.50%) Jython
8 9 (7.03%) PHP
9 8 (6.25%) Perl
10 6 (4.69%) C#
10 6 (4.69%) Ruby
11 4 (3.13%) C++
12 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (8.59%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.78%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.78%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.81%) QA
2 7 (5.47%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.03%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (5.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 25 (19.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 20 (15.63%) Oracle Identity Management
3 9 (7.03%) Data Guard
4 4 (3.13%) Puppet
4 4 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.56%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 73 (57.03%) Oracle
2 16 (12.50%) JBoss
3 14 (10.94%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.25%) IBM
5 7 (5.47%) Talend
6 4 (3.13%) Jaspersoft
7 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.56%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.56%) NetApp
8 2 (1.56%) Green Hat
9 1 (0.78%) VMware
9 1 (0.78%) Google
9 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.78%) Twitter
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