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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Specialist
Rank 891 858 828
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Middleware Specialist 5 23 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.021% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.022% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 40
Average salary £50,250 £60,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +28.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,050 £37,500 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £64,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,250 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -11.76%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 12 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 24 October 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
England -28 4 £50,500 -15.83%
South East - 2 - -
London +8 1 - -
North West -27 1 £50,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £50,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £50,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £50,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £50,000 -

Middleware Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 50 (100.00%) Middleware
2 43 (86.00%) Oracle
3 31 (62.00%) WebLogic
3 31 (62.00%) SQL
4 30 (60.00%) Java
4 30 (60.00%) SOA
5 27 (54.00%) Web Services
5 27 (54.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 27 (54.00%) Oracle Database
6 26 (52.00%) Oracle ODI
6 26 (52.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 22 (44.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 22 (44.00%) XML
7 22 (44.00%) SOAP
7 22 (44.00%) XSLT
8 21 (42.00%) Python
8 21 (42.00%) Ant
8 21 (42.00%) BPMN
8 21 (42.00%) Oracle Fusion
9 17 (34.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 17 (34.00%) Oracle Identity Management
9 17 (34.00%) WebSphere
10 16 (32.00%) Jython
10 16 (32.00%) XQuery
11 15 (30.00%) Internet
11 15 (30.00%) PL/SQL
11 15 (30.00%) Business Analysis
12 13 (26.00%) Linux
12 13 (26.00%) UNIX
13 12 (24.00%) WebSphere MQ

Middleware Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 31 (62.00%) WebLogic
2 26 (52.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (34.00%) WebSphere
4 10 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 8 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (14.00%) IIS
6 7 (14.00%) JBoss
6 7 (14.00%) Tomcat
7 5 (10.00%) Apache
8 4 (8.00%) Documentum
9 3 (6.00%) MQSeries
9 3 (6.00%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (2.00%) FileNet
11 1 (2.00%) CMS
11 1 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.00%) Summit
4 1 (2.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) Internet
2 6 (12.00%) HTTP
3 3 (6.00%) LDAP
4 2 (4.00%) SSL
5 1 (2.00%) FTP
5 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.00%) DNS
5 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (54.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 27 (54.00%) Oracle Database
2 26 (52.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.00%) KDB
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (42.00%) Ant
2 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) Middleware
2 27 (54.00%) Web Services
3 22 (44.00%) XML
3 22 (44.00%) XSLT
3 22 (44.00%) SOAP
4 21 (42.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 12 (24.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (8.00%) EDI
7 3 (6.00%) J2EE
8 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.00%) .NET
8 2 (4.00%) JMS
9 1 (2.00%) WSDL
9 1 (2.00%) XML Schema
9 1 (2.00%) HTML
9 1 (2.00%) Rendezvous
9 1 (2.00%) XSD
9 1 (2.00%) NHibernate
9 1 (2.00%) LINQ
9 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) DataPower
2 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) Derivative
4 1 (2.00%) Spread Betting
4 1 (2.00%) iSeries
4 1 (2.00%) EFT
4 1 (2.00%) HACMP
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) UNIX
1 13 (26.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Solaris
4 1 (2.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) SOA
2 21 (42.00%) BPMN
3 15 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (18.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (12.00%) ITIL
5 6 (12.00%) Change Management
6 4 (8.00%) ETL
7 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.00%) Algorithmic Trading
9 1 (2.00%) Release Management
9 1 (2.00%) SIEM
9 1 (2.00%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (2.00%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.00%) BPEL
9 1 (2.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (62.00%) SQL
2 30 (60.00%) Java
3 21 (42.00%) Python
4 17 (34.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 16 (32.00%) Jython
5 16 (32.00%) XQuery
6 15 (30.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.00%) Perl
8 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.00%) Ruby
9 1 (2.00%) Korn
9 1 (2.00%) XPath
9 1 (2.00%) C#
9 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Firmware
2 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 22 (44.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 17 (34.00%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (6.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.00%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.00%) Control-M
4 1 (2.00%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (2.00%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.00%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (86.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.00%) IBM
3 5 (10.00%) HP
3 5 (10.00%) SAP
3 5 (10.00%) Informatica
3 5 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 5 (10.00%) Axway
4 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.00%) Software AG
5 1 (2.00%) BMC
5 1 (2.00%) NetApp
5 1 (2.00%) webMethods
5 1 (2.00%) Remedy
5 1 (2.00%) McAfee
5 1 (2.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) Computacenter
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.00%) EMC