The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 63 64 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 8 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.36% 0.89% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 2.16% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 11
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
313 232 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 53.05% 41.35% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 241 210 237
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Middleware
West Midlands

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £42,500 -
Middleware
West Midlands

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 28 (82.35%) C#
1 28 (82.35%) .NET
1 28 (82.35%) SQL Server
1 28 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 25 (73.53%) OO
3 23 (67.65%) HTTP
4 16 (47.06%) E-Commerce
5 15 (44.12%) OOD
5 15 (44.12%) SOA
5 15 (44.12%) Classic ASP
5 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
5 15 (44.12%) VB.NET
5 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
5 15 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (44.12%) Low Latency
6 14 (41.18%) Multithreading
7 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
7 8 (23.53%) N-Tier
8 4 (11.76%) Java
9 3 (8.82%) Oracle
9 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.82%) Erlang
10 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
10 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
10 2 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (5.88%) Games
10 2 (5.88%) WebCenter
10 2 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (5.88%) Linux
10 2 (5.88%) C

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (67.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 19 (55.88%) .NET Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Systems Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 4 (11.76%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Systems Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (82.35%) .NET
2 15 (44.12%) Classic ASP
2 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.88%) WebCenter
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) J2EE
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) JSP
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.94%) jQuery
4 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 25 (73.53%) OO
3 16 (47.06%) E-Commerce
4 15 (44.12%) OOD
4 15 (44.12%) SOA
4 15 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (44.12%) Low Latency
5 14 (41.18%) Multithreading
6 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.94%) Process Management
8 1 (2.94%) MVC
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.94%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) C#
2 15 (44.12%) VB.NET
3 4 (11.76%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) Erlang
5 2 (5.88%) C
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle