The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 47 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 17 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.16% 2.80% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.37% 5.38% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 3
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Middleware
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
267 260 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 49.63% 52.00% 41.05%
Number of salaries quoted 252 200 184
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,250 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Middleware
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Middleware Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Middleware
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Middleware across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Middleware Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Middleware
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Stafford - 5 £37,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent -8 1 £47,500 +15.15%
Middleware
West Midlands

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 19 (63.33%) Software Engineering
2 18 (60.00%) Linux
3 15 (50.00%) Erlang
3 15 (50.00%) Low Latency
4 14 (46.67%) Functional Programming
4 14 (46.67%) Scala
5 13 (43.33%) Haskell
6 12 (40.00%) C++
6 12 (40.00%) Java
6 12 (40.00%) F#
7 10 (33.33%) QNX
7 10 (33.33%) OOD
7 10 (33.33%) UML
7 10 (33.33%) OO
7 10 (33.33%) Nucleus RTOS
7 10 (33.33%) Device Driver
7 10 (33.33%) Software Architecture
8 9 (30.00%) Multithreading
8 9 (30.00%) NoSQL
8 9 (30.00%) Mathematics
8 9 (30.00%) SQL
8 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 9 (30.00%) Internet
9 8 (26.67%) UNIX
10 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
10 7 (23.33%) .NET
11 6 (20.00%) C#
11 6 (20.00%) Clojure
11 6 (20.00%) Modbus
11 6 (20.00%) Open Source

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (30.00%) Internet
2 6 (20.00%) Modbus
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Software Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Middleware Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Systems Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
7 3 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Software Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Real Time Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Lead Software Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 9 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (20.00%) Open Source
4 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 3 (10.00%) Grid Computing
6 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (6.67%) Blog
7 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
7 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Linux
2 10 (33.33%) Nucleus RTOS
3 8 (26.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Software Engineering
2 15 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 14 (46.67%) Functional Programming
4 10 (33.33%) OOD
4 10 (33.33%) UML
4 10 (33.33%) OO
4 10 (33.33%) Software Architecture
5 9 (30.00%) Multithreading
6 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.00%) Web Development
7 3 (10.00%) Complex Event Processing
7 3 (10.00%) High Availability
8 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Erlang
2 14 (46.67%) Scala
3 13 (43.33%) Haskell
4 12 (40.00%) C++
4 12 (40.00%) Java
4 12 (40.00%) F#
5 9 (30.00%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) C#
6 6 (20.00%) Clojure
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) QNX
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle