The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 214 203 180
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -23
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1570 1450 1828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.35% 1.36% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.55% 3.45% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1172 1084 1443
Average salary £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,950
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44238 42026 47482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.01% 39.51% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37202 36393 41776
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Middleware within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Middleware
Salary Trend

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

Middleware Salary Trend in the UK

Middleware
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Middleware over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Middleware Salary Histogram in the UK

Middleware
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
(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
England -5 1452 £57,500 - 138
London +20 700 £62,500 -7.40% 68
City of London +31 242 £65,000 - 38
South East -32 191 £52,500 - 16
East of England +76 174 £57,500 +27.77% 14
Hertfordshire +33 87 £61,250 +16.66% 4
North West -58 87 £48,250 +10.91% 11
South West -35 83 £41,000 -1.20% 6
West Midlands -16 78 £47,500 +25.82% 7
Scotland +4 74 £43,750 +12.90% 3
Yorkshire -35 67 £45,000 - 12
East Midlands +10 61 £38,750 +3.33% 2
Hampshire -31 52 £48,000 +1.05% 6
Edinburgh +5 46 £45,000 +28.57% 2
West Yorkshire -45 45 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Cheshire -22 44 £54,000 +20.00% 5
Bristol +26 40 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Nottinghamshire +19 39 £35,000 -9.67% 1
Surrey -5 39 £56,500 +13.00% 1
Nottingham +22 38 £30,500 -32.22% 1
Manchester -38 28 £49,000 +58.06% 2
Essex +30 27 £80,000 +60.00% 2
Birmingham -6 27 £62,500 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire +11 26 £65,250 +26.69% 1
Berkshire -32 26 £54,000 -20.00% 1
Glasgow 0 25 £42,000 -9.18% 1
Hemel Hempstead +9 24 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire +4 24 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Cambridge +5 23 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Staffordshire -4 22 £47,500 -20.83% 2

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1494 (46.54%) Oracle
2 1254 (39.07%) Java
3 1101 (34.30%) Finance
4 858 (26.73%) SOA
5 856 (26.67%) SQL
6 846 (26.36%) Linux
7 676 (21.06%) Oracle Fusion
8 647 (20.16%) UNIX
9 560 (17.45%) Windows
10 542 (16.88%) Oracle Database
11 524 (16.32%) SQL Server
12 510 (15.89%) Web Services
13 508 (15.83%) WebLogic
14 462 (14.39%) XML
15 394 (12.27%) .NET
16 374 (11.65%) J2EE
17 364 (11.34%) Degree
18 362 (11.28%) WebSphere
19 354 (11.03%) Banking
20 348 (10.84%) JavaScript
21 339 (10.56%) Microsoft
22 336 (10.47%) Software Engineering
23 327 (10.19%) Oracle Database 11g
24 318 (9.91%) Tomcat
25 306 (9.53%) HTML
26 303 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
27 294 (9.16%) TIBCO
28 284 (8.85%) Apache
29 282 (8.79%) C#
29 282 (8.79%) Enterprise Software

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 508 (15.83%) WebLogic
2 362 (11.28%) WebSphere
3 318 (9.91%) Tomcat
4 284 (8.85%) Apache
5 226 (7.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 187 (5.83%) Oracle Service Bus
7 184 (5.73%) IIS
8 121 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
9 105 (3.27%) MQSeries
10 100 (3.12%) WebSphere Application Server
11 58 (1.81%) Oracle Application Server
12 54 (1.68%) SharePoint
13 53 (1.65%) CMS
14 50 (1.56%) Oracle Coherence
15 49 (1.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 43 (1.34%) TIBCO EMS
16 43 (1.34%) GlassFish
17 39 (1.21%) IBM HTTP Server
18 33 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
19 32 (1.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 155 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 73 (2.27%) MS Office
3 21 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.40%) MS Project
5 12 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.062%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 226 (7.04%) Oracle EBS
2 167 (5.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 164 (5.11%) Oracle BPM
4 149 (4.64%) Oracle Applications
5 85 (2.65%) Oracle 11i
6 56 (1.74%) Oracle ERP
7 39 (1.21%) BusinessWorks
8 37 (1.15%) RMDS
9 25 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
10 23 (0.72%) TIBCO iProcess
11 21 (0.65%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
11 21 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
11 21 (0.65%) SAP CO
11 21 (0.65%) SAP FI
12 15 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
13 13 (0.40%) Summit
14 12 (0.37%) Maximo
14 12 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
15 11 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
15 11 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 54 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (1.00%) GitHub
3 31 (0.97%) SaaS
4 27 (0.84%) PaaS
5 22 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
7 12 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 10 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.19%) Google Apps
9 6 (0.19%) IaaS
10 3 (0.093%) Force.com
11 2 (0.062%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.062%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.031%) Taleo
12 1 (0.031%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 188 (5.86%) HTTP
2 138 (4.30%) SAN
3 124 (3.86%) SSL
4 122 (3.80%) Internet
5 110 (3.43%) TCP/IP
6 109 (3.40%) Firewall
7 80 (2.49%) DNS
8 79 (2.46%) WAN
9 69 (2.15%) LAN
10 64 (1.99%) NAS
11 63 (1.96%) FTP
12 39 (1.21%) LDAP
13 38 (1.18%) Multicast
14 23 (0.72%) VoIP
15 19 (0.59%) Wireless
16 18 (0.56%) Network Security
16 18 (0.56%) FCoE
16 18 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
17 16 (0.50%) Intranet
17 16 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 542 (16.88%) Oracle Database
2 524 (16.32%) SQL Server
3 327 (10.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 165 (5.14%) Relational Database
5 140 (4.36%) Oracle ODI
6 134 (4.17%) MySQL
7 129 (4.02%) Oracle BI EE
8 128 (3.99%) Oracle Reports
9 116 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
9 116 (3.61%) Big Data
10 106 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
11 92 (2.87%) DB2
12 90 (2.80%) RDBMS
13 86 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
14 73 (2.27%) Hadoop
15 72 (2.24%) NoSQL
16 70 (2.18%) MongoDB
17 65 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 65 (2.02%) Oracle Exadata
18 51 (1.59%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 214 (6.67%) Subversion
2 142 (4.42%) Git (software)
3 140 (4.36%) Hudson
4 133 (4.14%) Maven
5 125 (3.89%) Eclipse
6 114 (3.55%) Ant
7 97 (3.02%) JIRA
8 96 (2.99%) Jenkins
9 94 (2.93%) JDeveloper
10 87 (2.71%) JUnit
11 85 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
12 52 (1.62%) Visual Studio
13 49 (1.53%) Talend Open Studio
14 48 (1.50%) Selenium
14 48 (1.50%) Xcode
15 35 (1.09%) Cucumber
16 31 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
16 31 (0.97%) SoapUI
17 28 (0.87%) Toad
18 25 (0.78%) JMeter
General
1 1101 (34.30%) Finance
2 354 (11.03%) Banking
3 208 (6.48%) Retail
4 138 (4.30%) Front Office
5 127 (3.96%) Telecoms
6 122 (3.80%) Investment Banking
7 80 (2.49%) Games
8 76 (2.37%) Marketing
9 62 (1.93%) Manufacturing
10 60 (1.87%) Publishing
11 43 (1.34%) Legal
12 27 (0.84%) Billing
13 25 (0.78%) Military
14 23 (0.72%) Electronics
15 21 (0.65%) Back Office
16 20 (0.62%) Law
17 19 (0.59%) Advertising
18 16 (0.50%) French Language
19 14 (0.44%) Financial Institution
20 12 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 752 (23.43%) Developer
2 644 (20.06%) Architect
3 298 (9.28%) Analyst
4 295 (9.19%) Solutions Architect
5 288 (8.97%) Java Developer
6 259 (8.07%) Consultant
7 202 (6.29%) Senior Developer
8 194 (6.04%) DBA
9 182 (5.67%) Oracle DBA
10 171 (5.33%) Software Engineer
11 136 (4.24%) Support Analyst
11 136 (4.24%) Applications Support
12 134 (4.17%) Administrator
13 113 (3.52%) Oracle Architect
14 107 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
15 90 (2.80%) Oracle Applications DBA
16 85 (2.65%) Middleware Engineer
17 83 (2.59%) Technical Leader
18 76 (2.37%) Senior Java Developer
19 74 (2.31%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 676 (21.06%) Oracle Fusion
2 510 (15.89%) Web Services
3 462 (14.39%) XML
4 394 (12.27%) .NET
5 374 (11.65%) J2EE
6 306 (9.53%) HTML
7 270 (8.41%) Spring
8 204 (6.36%) JMS
9 196 (6.11%) SOAP
10 190 (5.92%) CSS
11 181 (5.64%) Java EE
12 142 (4.42%) ASP.NET
13 135 (4.21%) XSLT
14 118 (3.68%) Hibernate
15 107 (3.33%) HTML5
16 100 (3.12%) .NET Framework
17 92 (2.87%) Rendezvous
17 92 (2.87%) WPF
18 89 (2.77%) REST
19 84 (2.62%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 282 (8.79%) Enterprise Software
2 187 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 136 (4.24%) Open Source
4 101 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 101 (3.15%) Management Information System
5 82 (2.55%) Clustering
6 79 (2.46%) Mobile App
7 71 (2.21%) Data Integration
7 71 (2.21%) Mathematics
8 55 (1.71%) SWIFT
9 52 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
10 50 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 49 (1.53%) Mainframe
12 46 (1.43%) N-Tier
12 46 (1.43%) Replication
12 46 (1.43%) PKI
13 38 (1.18%) Derivative
14 34 (1.06%) DataPower
15 32 (1.00%) Digital Media
15 32 (1.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 846 (26.36%) Linux
2 647 (20.16%) UNIX
3 560 (17.45%) Windows
4 262 (8.16%) Solaris
5 195 (6.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 134 (4.17%) AIX
7 70 (2.18%) HPUX
8 67 (2.09%) Apple iOS
9 53 (1.65%) Android
10 36 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
12 23 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (0.56%) SUSE
14 17 (0.53%) CentOS
15 15 (0.47%) zOS
16 14 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (0.40%) Windows 7
17 13 (0.40%) Fedora
18 11 (0.34%) OS/400
19 10 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 858 (26.73%) SOA
2 336 (10.47%) Software Engineering
3 303 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
4 269 (8.38%) Project Management
5 259 (8.07%) Scrum
6 237 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
6 237 (7.38%) ITIL
7 216 (6.73%) OO
8 214 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
9 205 (6.39%) ERP
10 198 (6.17%) Multithreading
11 188 (5.86%) E-Commerce
12 174 (5.42%) TDD
13 170 (5.30%) Waterfall
14 159 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
15 153 (4.77%) TOGAF
16 152 (4.74%) CRM
16 152 (4.74%) UML
17 147 (4.58%) Technical Architecture
18 141 (4.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1254 (39.07%) Java
2 856 (26.67%) SQL
3 348 (10.84%) JavaScript
4 282 (8.79%) C#
5 180 (5.61%) Shell Script
6 179 (5.58%) PL/SQL
7 168 (5.23%) C++
8 156 (4.86%) C
9 145 (4.52%) Python
10 132 (4.11%) Perl
11 99 (3.08%) T-SQL
12 76 (2.37%) PHP
13 62 (1.93%) Objective-C
14 58 (1.81%) VB
15 57 (1.78%) Bash Shell
16 52 (1.62%) VB.NET
17 51 (1.59%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 33 (1.03%) Ruby
18 33 (1.03%) ABAP
18 33 (1.03%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 364 (11.34%) Degree
2 206 (6.42%) Security Cleared
3 153 (4.77%) SC Cleared
4 45 (1.40%) DV Cleared
5 31 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
6 26 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 25 (0.78%) OCP
8 21 (0.65%) ISEB
9 19 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 15 (0.47%) ISTQB
11 14 (0.44%) PMP
12 13 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 12 (0.37%) MCAD
13 12 (0.37%) MCSD
14 11 (0.34%) CISSP
14 11 (0.34%) PMI Certification
15 10 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (0.25%) MCP
16 8 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (3.83%) QA
2 58 (1.81%) SLA
3 29 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 27 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 19 (0.59%) COBIT
6 17 (0.53%) HL7
7 8 (0.25%) COSO
8 7 (0.22%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.16%) ISO 8583
9 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.031%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.031%) DO-178B
System Software
1 141 (4.39%) Oracle RAC
2 140 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (2.62%) Active Directory
4 66 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
5 24 (0.75%) VMware ESX
6 23 (0.72%) NFS
7 20 (0.62%) Hyper-V
7 20 (0.62%) SRDF
8 18 (0.56%) Xen
9 17 (0.53%) Varnish
10 14 (0.44%) vSphere
11 11 (0.34%) KVM
12 6 (0.19%) RHEV
12 6 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 6 (0.19%) ClearTrust
13 5 (0.16%) PowerHA
14 4 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (0.12%) XenApp
15 3 (0.093%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.062%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 79 (2.46%) Tivoli
2 65 (2.02%) Data Guard
3 60 (1.87%) Oracle Identity Management
4 56 (1.74%) Puppet
5 48 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 41 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 24 (0.75%) Oracle EDQ
8 24 (0.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 21 (0.65%) Nagios
10 17 (0.53%) Opsview
11 16 (0.50%) Vagrant
12 14 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 11 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (0.28%) Control-M
15 8 (0.25%) BMC Performance Manager
16 7 (0.22%) NetBackup
16 7 (0.22%) HP NNM
16 7 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
16 7 (0.22%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1494 (46.54%) Oracle
2 339 (10.56%) Microsoft
3 294 (9.16%) TIBCO
4 269 (8.38%) IBM
5 232 (7.23%) JBoss
6 211 (6.57%) Red Hat
7 174 (5.42%) VMware
8 166 (5.17%) SAP
9 87 (2.71%) HP
10 86 (2.68%) Sybase
11 81 (2.52%) Cisco
12 75 (2.34%) Informatica
13 74 (2.31%) NetApp
14 71 (2.21%) EMC
15 68 (2.12%) 29West
16 60 (1.87%) webMethods
17 49 (1.53%) Talend
18 48 (1.50%) Adobe
19 43 (1.34%) Software AG
20 41 (1.28%) Business Objects
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits incl pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 49,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 hours ago
UK
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
UK
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource On Demand Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: £30000 - £65000 Per Annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + 15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + pension, laptop, phone
Posted: 2 days ago