The table below looks at the statistics for the Middleware Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware Specialist
Rank 880 848 824
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Middleware Specialist 6 24 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.023% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.024% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 31
Average salary £71,500 £51,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.51% +2.50%
UK excluding London average salary - £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Middleware Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Middleware Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Middleware Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Middleware Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Middleware Specialist within the UK.

Middleware Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Middleware Specialist
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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
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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
England -5 6 £71,500 +46.66% 1
South East -29 3 - -
London -10 2 £71,500 +21.70% 1
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
East Midlands +25 1 - -
Nottingham +15 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +14 1 - -
Basingstoke -7 1 - -
Hampshire -17 1 - -

Middleware Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Middleware Specialist in their job title 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 with Middleware Specialist in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Middleware
2 8 (72.73%) WebSphere
2 8 (72.73%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) AIX
4 3 (27.27%) Solaris
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) WSDL
4 3 (27.27%) SSL
5 2 (18.18%) XML Schema
5 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
5 2 (18.18%) FTP
5 2 (18.18%) HTTP
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) MQSeries
5 2 (18.18%) LDAP
5 2 (18.18%) JBoss
5 2 (18.18%) JMS
5 2 (18.18%) Tivoli

Middleware Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Middleware Specialist in their job title 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 with Middleware Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (72.73%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (18.18%) MQSeries
3 2 (18.18%) JBoss
3 2 (18.18%) CMS
3 2 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SSL
2 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
2 2 (18.18%) FTP
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (9.09%) KDB
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) PVCS
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) JDeveloper
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (9.09%) Front Office
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Middleware
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (27.27%) SOAP
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE
3 3 (27.27%) WSDL
4 2 (18.18%) XML Schema
4 2 (18.18%) JMS
4 2 (18.18%) XSD
4 2 (18.18%) XSLT
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
5 1 (9.09%) LINQ
5 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (9.09%) Spring
5 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) HACMP
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
1 2 (18.18%) DataPower
1 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) AIX
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) SOA
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) BPEL
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Jython
2 2 (18.18%) XPath
2 2 (18.18%) Korn
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) ISA Server
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
1 2 (18.18%) Control-M
1 2 (18.18%) CA SiteMinder
1 2 (18.18%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) TIBCO
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) webMethods
3 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (9.09%) BEA
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
3 1 (9.09%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) Siebel