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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Specialist
Rank 875 849 854
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Middleware Specialist 29 22 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.020% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.021% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 30
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+30.37% +12.85%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Middleware Specialist over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Middleware Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Middleware Specialist
Top 23 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 22 August 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 -22 15 £52,500 +5.00%
Scotland - 13 £47,500 -
Edinburgh - 11 £50,000 -
London -5 5 £44,000 -26.66%
City of London -7 4 £44,750 -25.41%
North West -31 3 £50,500 +27.84%
East of England - 3 £67,500 -
Cheshire -19 2 £44,000 +11.39%
South East -20 2 £77,500 +106.66%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £67,500 -
Worthing - 2 £77,500 -
West Lothian - 2 £47,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £77,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £67,500 -
Linlithgow - 2 £47,500 -
Knutsford -2 1 £50,500 +1.00%
East Midlands -11 1 - -
Manchester -14 1 £67,500 +65.64%
Nottingham - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £37,500 -
Luton - 1 £67,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £67,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -

Middleware Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 67 (100.00%) Middleware
2 54 (80.60%) Oracle
3 39 (58.21%) SQL
4 38 (56.72%) Java
4 38 (56.72%) WebLogic
5 33 (49.25%) SOA
6 32 (47.76%) Web Services
7 31 (46.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 31 (46.27%) Oracle Database
8 30 (44.78%) Oracle ODI
8 30 (44.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 29 (43.28%) XML
10 27 (40.30%) Python
11 26 (38.81%) SOAP
12 24 (35.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 24 (35.82%) Oracle Fusion
13 23 (34.33%) BPMN
13 23 (34.33%) Ant
13 23 (34.33%) XSLT
14 21 (31.34%) Linux
15 20 (29.85%) Internet
16 19 (28.36%) UNIX
16 19 (28.36%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 19 (28.36%) Oracle Identity Management
17 18 (26.87%) XQuery
18 17 (25.37%) PL/SQL
18 17 (25.37%) Business Analysis
18 17 (25.37%) WebSphere
19 16 (23.88%) Jython
20 12 (17.91%) WebSphere MQ

Middleware Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 38 (56.72%) WebLogic
2 30 (44.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (25.37%) WebSphere
4 12 (17.91%) Oracle Service Bus
5 10 (14.93%) Tomcat
5 10 (14.93%) IIS
6 8 (11.94%) Apache
6 8 (11.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (8.96%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (5.97%) MQSeries
8 4 (5.97%) Documentum
9 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
9 3 (4.48%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (4.48%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (2.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (1.49%) iPlanet
11 1 (1.49%) FileNet
11 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.49%) Summit
5 1 (1.49%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.85%) Internet
2 6 (8.96%) HTTP
3 5 (7.46%) LDAP
3 5 (7.46%) FTP
4 3 (4.48%) Firewall
5 1 (1.49%) DNS
5 1 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (46.27%) Oracle Database 11g
1 31 (46.27%) Oracle Database
2 30 (44.78%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 23 (34.33%) Ant
2 4 (5.97%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (4.48%) VisualVM
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.48%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (100.00%) Middleware
2 32 (47.76%) Web Services
3 29 (43.28%) XML
4 26 (38.81%) SOAP
5 24 (35.82%) Oracle Fusion
6 23 (34.33%) XSLT
7 12 (17.91%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (7.46%) .NET
9 4 (5.97%) EDI
10 3 (4.48%) COM+
11 2 (2.99%) J2EE
11 2 (2.99%) JMS
12 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
12 1 (1.49%) HTML
12 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 1 (1.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) DataPower
1 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.48%) Wiki
2 3 (4.48%) Data Extraction
3 2 (2.99%) Spread Betting
3 2 (2.99%) Derivative
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) EFT
4 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.49%) iPad
4 1 (1.49%) iPhone
4 1 (1.49%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.34%) Linux
2 19 (28.36%) UNIX
3 8 (11.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.96%) Solaris
4 6 (8.96%) Windows
5 5 (7.46%) AIX
5 5 (7.46%) HPUX
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (49.25%) SOA
2 23 (34.33%) BPMN
3 17 (25.37%) Business Analysis
4 11 (16.42%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (14.93%) Change Management
5 10 (14.93%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (11.94%) ITIL
7 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.97%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (5.97%) ETL
8 3 (4.48%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.99%) BPEL
9 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.99%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.49%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.49%) Project Management
10 1 (1.49%) Identity Management
10 1 (1.49%) Service Management
10 1 (1.49%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 39 (58.21%) SQL
2 38 (56.72%) Java
3 27 (40.30%) Python
4 19 (28.36%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 18 (26.87%) XQuery
6 17 (25.37%) PL/SQL
7 16 (23.88%) Jython
8 9 (13.43%) Perl
9 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.48%) Tcl
10 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.99%) Ruby
10 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.49%) C#
11 1 (1.49%) C++
11 1 (1.49%) VB
11 1 (1.49%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.48%) HL7
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Varnish
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (35.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 19 (28.36%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (4.48%) Nagios
3 3 (4.48%) Tivoli
3 3 (4.48%) Opsview
4 2 (2.99%) Puppet
5 1 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.49%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 54 (80.60%) Oracle
2 11 (16.42%) JBoss
3 10 (14.93%) IBM
3 10 (14.93%) Axway
4 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.46%) HP
5 5 (7.46%) SAP
5 5 (7.46%) Sophos
6 4 (5.97%) TIBCO
6 4 (5.97%) webMethods
6 4 (5.97%) Informatica
6 4 (5.97%) Citrix
6 4 (5.97%) Software AG
7 3 (4.48%) Splunk
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.49%) EMC
8 1 (1.49%) BMC
8 1 (1.49%) NetApp
8 1 (1.49%) Business Objects