The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 204 206 181
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1639 1494 1833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.41% 1.37% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.61% 3.46% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 1138 1481
Average salary £57,500 £54,000 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.48% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45358 43204 48402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.00% 39.68% 41.04%
Number of salaries quoted 38576 37499 42868
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 0 1506 £57,500 +4.54% 153
London +5 726 £67,500 +3.84% 78
City of London +56 264 £62,500 -3.84% 40
South East -6 239 £50,000 - 22
East of England +42 150 £50,000 -4.76% 12
South West -15 90 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Hertfordshire +18 87 £57,500 +5.50% 4
East Midlands +41 82 £42,500 +10.38% 8
Scotland +6 75 £45,000 +20.00% 10
North West -45 71 £50,000 +8.69% 7
Yorkshire -25 68 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Nottinghamshire +53 63 £38,750 +6.89% 3
Hampshire +14 63 £48,000 +6.66% 3
Nottingham +49 62 £35,000 -3.44% 3
West Midlands -36 56 £40,000 - 4
West Yorkshire -29 55 £42,500 -15.00% 9
Edinburgh +6 54 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Berkshire -26 46 £54,000 -22.85% 6
Bristol +15 43 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Surrey -2 39 £50,000 +6.38% 4
Manchester -1 37 £50,000 +60.00%
Buckinghamshire -1 30 £60,750 -0.40% 2
Leeds -40 27 £52,500 +2.43% 4
Cheshire -42 27 £42,500 -7.60% 3
Watford +10 26 £53,750 -
Cambridgeshire +6 26 £47,500 +7.95% 1
West Sussex +7 24 £77,500 +64.89% 1
Bracknell +14 20 - - 2
Worthing +14 18 £77,500 +416.66% 1
Southampton +9 18 £37,500 -11.76% 1

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1505 (44.95%) Oracle
2 1363 (40.71%) Java
3 1141 (34.08%) Finance
4 931 (27.81%) Linux
5 904 (27.00%) SQL
6 887 (26.49%) SOA
7 697 (20.82%) UNIX
8 634 (18.94%) Oracle Fusion
9 562 (16.79%) Windows
10 525 (15.68%) WebLogic
11 523 (15.62%) Web Services
11 523 (15.62%) Oracle Database
12 510 (15.23%) SQL Server
13 469 (14.01%) XML
14 442 (13.20%) J2EE
15 438 (13.08%) WebSphere
16 436 (13.02%) .NET
17 395 (11.80%) JavaScript
18 394 (11.77%) Degree
19 357 (10.66%) HTML
20 348 (10.39%) Software Engineering
21 341 (10.19%) Banking
21 341 (10.19%) Microsoft
22 337 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
23 333 (9.95%) Tomcat
24 315 (9.41%) Oracle Database 11g
25 309 (9.23%) C#
26 308 (9.20%) TIBCO
27 304 (9.08%) Apache
28 303 (9.05%) Spring

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 525 (15.68%) WebLogic
2 438 (13.08%) WebSphere
3 333 (9.95%) Tomcat
4 304 (9.08%) Apache
5 216 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 172 (5.14%) IIS
7 164 (4.90%) Oracle Service Bus
8 128 (3.82%) MQSeries
9 116 (3.46%) WebSphere Application Server
9 116 (3.46%) BizTalk Server
10 69 (2.06%) CMS
11 67 (2.00%) SharePoint
12 60 (1.79%) TIBCO EMS
12 60 (1.79%) GlassFish
13 58 (1.73%) Oracle Application Server
14 43 (1.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 42 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
15 42 (1.25%) Adobe CQ
16 37 (1.11%) WebSphere Process Server
16 37 (1.11%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 156 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 71 (2.12%) MS Office
3 21 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.39%) MS Project
5 12 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.090%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 225 (6.72%) Oracle EBS
2 165 (4.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 165 (4.93%) Oracle BPM
3 134 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
4 70 (2.09%) Oracle 11i
5 53 (1.58%) BusinessWorks
6 41 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
7 36 (1.08%) RMDS
8 31 (0.93%) TIBCO iProcess
9 29 (0.87%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
10 27 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
11 24 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
11 24 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
12 23 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
13 19 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
14 16 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
14 16 (0.48%) SAP CO
14 16 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
14 16 (0.48%) SAP FI
15 14 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 66 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (1.16%) SaaS
3 36 (1.08%) GitHub
4 33 (0.99%) PaaS
5 27 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
7 12 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 10 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.27%) Google Apps
10 7 (0.21%) IaaS
11 3 (0.090%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.090%) Force.com
12 2 (0.060%) Taleo
12 2 (0.060%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.030%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 204 (6.09%) HTTP
2 144 (4.30%) SAN
3 129 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 123 (3.67%) SSL
5 120 (3.58%) Firewall
6 119 (3.55%) Internet
7 89 (2.66%) DNS
8 68 (2.03%) WAN
9 65 (1.94%) NAS
10 59 (1.76%) FTP
11 58 (1.73%) LAN
12 42 (1.25%) LDAP
13 28 (0.84%) VoIP
14 25 (0.75%) Multicast
15 18 (0.54%) Network Security
15 18 (0.54%) VPN
16 15 (0.45%) DMZ
17 14 (0.42%) FCoE
17 14 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
18 13 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 523 (15.62%) Oracle Database
2 510 (15.23%) SQL Server
3 315 (9.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 194 (5.79%) Relational Database
5 160 (4.78%) MySQL
6 149 (4.45%) Oracle ODI
7 132 (3.94%) Big Data
8 123 (3.67%) Oracle Reports
9 121 (3.61%) RDBMS
9 121 (3.61%) Oracle BI EE
10 119 (3.55%) DB2
11 112 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
12 102 (3.05%) Oracle Database 10g
13 87 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
13 87 (2.60%) NoSQL
14 78 (2.33%) Hadoop
15 77 (2.30%) Oracle Exadata
16 73 (2.18%) MongoDB
17 66 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 46 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 224 (6.69%) Subversion
2 139 (4.15%) Git (software)
3 137 (4.09%) Maven
4 135 (4.03%) Eclipse
5 124 (3.70%) Hudson
6 115 (3.43%) Ant
7 91 (2.72%) JDeveloper
8 90 (2.69%) JUnit
9 81 (2.42%) Jenkins
10 78 (2.33%) JIRA
11 69 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
12 65 (1.94%) Visual Studio
13 51 (1.52%) Xcode
13 51 (1.52%) Selenium
14 32 (0.96%) Cucumber
15 31 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
16 29 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
16 29 (0.87%) SoapUI
17 25 (0.75%) JMeter
18 21 (0.63%) ClearCase
General
1 1141 (34.08%) Finance
2 341 (10.19%) Banking
3 210 (6.27%) Retail
4 145 (4.33%) Front Office
5 139 (4.15%) Telecoms
6 133 (3.97%) Investment Banking
7 91 (2.72%) Marketing
8 81 (2.42%) Games
9 59 (1.76%) Publishing
10 53 (1.58%) Legal
11 52 (1.55%) Manufacturing
12 29 (0.87%) Military
12 29 (0.87%) Electronics
13 28 (0.84%) Back Office
14 26 (0.78%) Law
15 23 (0.69%) Billing
16 19 (0.57%) French Language
16 19 (0.57%) Advertising
17 14 (0.42%) Financial Institution
18 13 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 769 (22.97%) Developer
2 698 (20.85%) Architect
3 324 (9.68%) Analyst
4 297 (8.87%) Solutions Architect
5 294 (8.78%) Java Developer
6 288 (8.60%) Consultant
7 187 (5.59%) DBA
8 186 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 179 (5.35%) Software Engineer
10 172 (5.14%) Oracle DBA
11 140 (4.18%) Applications Support
12 139 (4.15%) Administrator
13 136 (4.06%) Support Analyst
14 110 (3.29%) Infrastructure Architect
15 109 (3.26%) Middleware Engineer
16 107 (3.20%) Oracle Architect
17 81 (2.42%) Programmer
17 81 (2.42%) C# Developer
18 76 (2.27%) Middleware Specialist
19 74 (2.21%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 634 (18.94%) Oracle Fusion
2 523 (15.62%) Web Services
3 469 (14.01%) XML
4 442 (13.20%) J2EE
5 436 (13.02%) .NET
6 357 (10.66%) HTML
7 303 (9.05%) Spring
8 272 (8.12%) Java EE
9 235 (7.02%) CSS
10 196 (5.85%) SOAP
11 195 (5.82%) JMS
12 159 (4.75%) ASP.NET
13 146 (4.36%) XSLT
14 139 (4.15%) Hibernate
15 129 (3.85%) HTML5
16 112 (3.35%) WPF
17 104 (3.11%) .NET Framework
17 104 (3.11%) WebSphere MQ
18 98 (2.93%) Rendezvous
19 91 (2.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 276 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
2 200 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 175 (5.23%) Open Source
4 107 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 100 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 78 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 74 (2.21%) Clustering
8 67 (2.00%) Data Integration
9 61 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
9 61 (1.82%) Derivative
10 58 (1.73%) SWIFT
11 55 (1.64%) Mathematics
12 54 (1.61%) PKI
13 49 (1.46%) Client/Server
14 46 (1.37%) N-Tier
15 42 (1.25%) Mainframe
15 42 (1.25%) DataPower
16 41 (1.22%) Digital Media
16 41 (1.22%) Grid Computing
17 39 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 931 (27.81%) Linux
2 697 (20.82%) UNIX
3 562 (16.79%) Windows
4 282 (8.42%) Solaris
5 201 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 127 (3.79%) AIX
7 79 (2.36%) Apple iOS
8 76 (2.27%) HPUX
9 68 (2.03%) Android
10 45 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
11 42 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (0.63%) CentOS
13 20 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (0.51%) SUSE
14 17 (0.51%) zOS
15 16 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (0.45%) Windows 7
17 14 (0.42%) Mac OS X
18 13 (0.39%) Fedora
19 10 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 887 (26.49%) SOA
2 348 (10.39%) Software Engineering
3 337 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
4 261 (7.80%) Project Management
5 250 (7.47%) Scrum
6 244 (7.29%) ITIL
7 239 (7.14%) OO
8 230 (6.87%) Performance Tuning
9 219 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
10 211 (6.30%) Multithreading
11 188 (5.62%) TDD
12 186 (5.56%) TOGAF
13 182 (5.44%) ERP
14 181 (5.41%) E-Commerce
15 178 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
16 173 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
17 163 (4.87%) UML
18 156 (4.66%) Waterfall
19 142 (4.24%) Migration
20 135 (4.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1363 (40.71%) Java
2 904 (27.00%) SQL
3 395 (11.80%) JavaScript
4 309 (9.23%) C#
5 205 (6.12%) PL/SQL
6 197 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 191 (5.70%) C++
8 160 (4.78%) Python
9 151 (4.51%) C
10 136 (4.06%) Perl
11 92 (2.75%) T-SQL
12 87 (2.60%) PHP
13 67 (2.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 65 (1.94%) Bash Shell
15 61 (1.82%) Objective-C
16 54 (1.61%) VB.NET
17 47 (1.40%) VB
18 43 (1.28%) Ruby
19 36 (1.08%) XQuery
20 32 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 394 (11.77%) Degree
2 181 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 127 (3.79%) SC Cleared
4 43 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
5 36 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 35 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (0.99%) OCP
8 25 (0.75%) ISEB
9 23 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (0.63%) ISTQB
11 18 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 16 (0.48%) MCAD
12 16 (0.48%) MCSD
13 13 (0.39%) CISSP
13 13 (0.39%) PMP
14 10 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 9 (0.27%) PMI Certification
16 8 (0.24%) CISA
16 8 (0.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (3.88%) QA
2 56 (1.67%) SLA
3 28 (0.84%) ISO 9001
4 23 (0.69%) COBIT
5 17 (0.51%) HL7
6 11 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.24%) COSO
8 7 (0.21%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.15%) ISO 8583
10 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 2 (0.060%) DO-178B
System Software
1 148 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 147 (4.39%) Oracle RAC
3 84 (2.51%) Active Directory
4 60 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
5 27 (0.81%) Xen
6 24 (0.72%) VMware ESX
7 19 (0.57%) Varnish
8 18 (0.54%) NFS
9 16 (0.48%) Hyper-V
9 16 (0.48%) SRDF
10 13 (0.39%) vSphere
11 7 (0.21%) XenApp
11 7 (0.21%) KVM
12 6 (0.18%) RHEV
12 6 (0.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 5 (0.15%) PowerHA
14 4 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 3 (0.090%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.090%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 74 (2.21%) Tivoli
2 70 (2.09%) Data Guard
3 59 (1.76%) Puppet
4 58 (1.73%) Oracle Identity Management
5 40 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 30 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 22 (0.66%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 20 (0.60%) Nagios
9 16 (0.48%) Vagrant
10 14 (0.42%) Oracle EDQ
10 14 (0.42%) Control-M
10 14 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 13 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
12 11 (0.33%) Opsview
13 10 (0.30%) TIBCO Hawk
14 9 (0.27%) OpenView
15 8 (0.24%) NetBackup
16 7 (0.21%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 1505 (44.95%) Oracle
2 341 (10.19%) Microsoft
3 308 (9.20%) TIBCO
4 290 (8.66%) IBM
5 264 (7.89%) JBoss
6 233 (6.96%) Red Hat
7 187 (5.59%) VMware
8 157 (4.69%) SAP
9 91 (2.72%) HP
10 85 (2.54%) Sybase
11 80 (2.39%) Informatica
12 74 (2.21%) Cisco
13 70 (2.09%) EMC
14 66 (1.97%) 29West
15 63 (1.88%) NetApp
16 57 (1.70%) webMethods
17 55 (1.64%) Hyperion
18 54 (1.61%) Adobe
19 48 (1.43%) Business Objects
20 46 (1.37%) JD Edwards
London
Volt
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East
Proteus Europe
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + & Bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35 to £45 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Final Salary Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Talent International
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday