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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 50 43 66
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 14 25 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.24% 3.97% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.32% 9.19% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 0
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
UK excluding London average salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.26%
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
263 272 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 42.01% 43.24% 55.41%
Number of salaries quoted 246 227 257
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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
(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
Stoke-on-Trent -4 4 £48,750 +21.87% 4
Stafford - 3 - -
Middleware
West Midlands

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 20 (60.61%) Linux
2 19 (57.58%) Low Latency
3 18 (54.55%) Erlang
4 17 (51.52%) F#
4 17 (51.52%) Scala
4 17 (51.52%) Functional Programming
5 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
6 15 (45.45%) .NET
6 15 (45.45%) Java
7 13 (39.39%) C#
7 13 (39.39%) Haskell
8 11 (33.33%) Mathematics
8 11 (33.33%) Multithreading
8 11 (33.33%) SQL
8 11 (33.33%) Internet
8 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 10 (30.30%) UNIX
10 9 (27.27%) C++
10 9 (27.27%) OO
10 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
10 9 (27.27%) OOD
10 9 (27.27%) NoSQL
11 8 (24.24%) Clojure
11 8 (24.24%) Algorithms
11 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
12 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
12 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (21.21%) Open Source
13 6 (18.18%) Complex Event Processing
13 6 (18.18%) VB.NET

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 11 (33.33%) Internet
2 4 (12.12%) Modbus
3 2 (6.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Ant
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.03%) Back Office
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) Systems Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Team Leader
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
5 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Chief Technology Officer
8 1 (3.03%) Release Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 8 (24.24%) Algorithms
3 7 (21.21%) Open Source
4 5 (15.15%) Device Driver
5 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
6 1 (3.03%) Grid Computing
6 1 (3.03%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) UNIX
3 5 (15.15%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Low Latency
2 17 (51.52%) Functional Programming
3 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
4 11 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 9 (27.27%) OO
5 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 9 (27.27%) OOD
6 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (18.18%) Complex Event Processing
8 5 (15.15%) Software Architecture
8 5 (15.15%) UML
8 5 (15.15%) Web Development
9 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (3.03%) Change Control
10 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
10 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Erlang
2 17 (51.52%) F#
2 17 (51.52%) Scala
3 15 (45.45%) Java
4 13 (39.39%) C#
4 13 (39.39%) Haskell
5 11 (33.33%) SQL
6 9 (27.27%) C++
7 8 (24.24%) Clojure
8 6 (18.18%) VB.NET
9 3 (9.09%) VB
10 1 (3.03%) Python
10 1 (3.03%) Ruby
10 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
10 1 (3.03%) Delphi
10 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) QNX
2 1 (3.03%) AccuRev
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Remedy
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