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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 204 216 210
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1677 1665 1485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.52% 1.39% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.02% 3.47% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1293 1273 1110
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £83,250 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%

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
41711 48043 44800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.77% 40.06% 40.61%
Number of salaries quoted 35548 40680 39010
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 5 May 2015 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 5 May 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 +12 1540 £60,000 - 150
London +29 847 £62,500 -3.84% 78
City of London +48 290 £60,000 -2.43% 40
South East +42 216 £55,000 - 29
South West +50 131 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Scotland +46 89 £50,000 +11.11% 11
North West -33 86 £50,000 +17.64% 11
West Midlands +16 79 £45,000 +13.20% 4
East of England -83 64 £44,000 -7.36% 3
Yorkshire -31 62 £60,000 +41.17% 8
Berkshire +32 61 £65,000 +13.04% 11
Manchester +10 56 £61,250 +22.50% 6
Edinburgh +32 53 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Surrey +23 48 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Hampshire +21 48 £55,000 -13.72% 2
Bristol +16 46 £45,000 -14.28% 8
East Midlands -16 39 £47,500 -26.92%
West Yorkshire -21 39 £61,215 +44.03% 8
Gloucestershire +14 35 £70,000 +81.81% 1
Wiltshire +29 34 £44,000 -8.80% 1
Glasgow +15 31 £54,000 +20.00% 5
Essex +4 31 £41,750 -12.10%
Swindon +20 29 £43,000 -21.81%
Brentwood +15 29 £41,750 -12.10%
Warwickshire +7 26 £35,000 -6.66%
Hertfordshire -66 26 £55,000 +10.00%
Buckinghamshire +4 24 £41,950 +11.86% 5
Leeds -16 24 £70,000 +33.33% 5
Nottinghamshire -18 22 £47,500 -21.48%
Coventry 0 21 £46,250 -2.63%

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1472 (47.47%) Oracle
2 1278 (41.21%) Java
3 1182 (38.12%) Finance
4 875 (28.22%) SOA
5 832 (26.83%) Linux
6 744 (23.99%) SQL
7 733 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
8 617 (19.90%) Oracle Fusion
9 585 (18.86%) UNIX
10 575 (18.54%) Web Services
11 552 (17.80%) Windows
12 510 (16.45%) Oracle Database
13 478 (15.41%) IBM
14 473 (15.25%) WebSphere
15 472 (15.22%) XML
16 467 (15.06%) SQL Server
17 431 (13.90%) WebLogic
18 362 (11.67%) Spring
19 360 (11.61%) Banking
20 355 (11.45%) Microsoft
21 354 (11.42%) Degree
22 351 (11.32%) J2EE
23 350 (11.29%) .NET
24 343 (11.06%) JBoss
25 319 (10.29%) C#
26 310 (10.00%) JavaScript
27 300 (9.67%) Tomcat
28 290 (9.35%) JMS
29 285 (9.19%) HTML
30 284 (9.16%) TIBCO

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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
1 473 (15.25%) WebSphere
2 431 (13.90%) WebLogic
3 343 (11.06%) JBoss
4 300 (9.67%) Tomcat
5 261 (8.42%) Apache
6 252 (8.13%) Oracle Service Bus
7 237 (7.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 171 (5.51%) IIS
9 122 (3.93%) Oracle Coherence
10 115 (3.71%) WebSphere Application Server
11 99 (3.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 83 (2.68%) CMS
13 77 (2.48%) MQSeries
14 75 (2.42%) Mule
15 72 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
16 59 (1.90%) Node.js
17 46 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
18 43 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 43 (1.39%) GlassFish
19 42 (1.35%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 156 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 82 (2.64%) MS Office
3 19 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.39%) MS Project
5 10 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.097%) Simulink
8 2 (0.064%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 181 (5.84%) Oracle EBS
2 171 (5.51%) Oracle BPM
3 76 (2.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 70 (2.26%) Oracle Applications
5 62 (2.00%) RMDS
6 30 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
7 28 (0.90%) SAP CRM
8 24 (0.77%) Endur
8 24 (0.77%) BusinessWorks
9 22 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
10 21 (0.68%) SAP HR
11 19 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
12 17 (0.55%) AWD
13 16 (0.52%) Temenos T24
13 16 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
13 16 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
13 16 (0.52%) Finacle
14 13 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
14 13 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
14 13 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (1.87%) PaaS
3 57 (1.84%) SaaS
4 54 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 40 (1.29%) IaaS
6 22 (0.71%) Boomi
7 21 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
8 11 (0.35%) Office 365
9 10 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.29%) GitHub
11 7 (0.23%) Heroku
11 7 (0.23%) Force.com
11 7 (0.23%) iPaaS
12 6 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
13 3 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.097%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.032%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.032%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 194 (6.26%) HTTP
2 170 (5.48%) SAN
3 144 (4.64%) WAN
4 139 (4.48%) LAN
5 113 (3.64%) NAS
6 96 (3.10%) Firewall
7 93 (3.00%) Multicast
8 91 (2.93%) Internet
9 88 (2.84%) TCP/IP
10 83 (2.68%) FCoE
10 83 (2.68%) Fibre Channel
11 62 (2.00%) FTP
12 51 (1.64%) SSL
13 35 (1.13%) iSCSI
14 31 (1.00%) LDAP
15 29 (0.94%) DNS
16 25 (0.81%) Network Security
17 17 (0.55%) AMQP
18 15 (0.48%) SSH
19 11 (0.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 510 (16.45%) Oracle Database
2 467 (15.06%) SQL Server
3 283 (9.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 264 (8.51%) Relational Database
5 205 (6.61%) RDBMS
6 185 (5.97%) DB2
7 165 (5.32%) MySQL
8 156 (5.03%) Oracle ODI
9 115 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
10 114 (3.68%) Oracle Reports
11 109 (3.51%) Hadoop
12 106 (3.42%) Big Data
13 97 (3.13%) MongoDB
14 83 (2.68%) Oracle Exadata
15 82 (2.64%) NoSQL
16 64 (2.06%) HBase
17 60 (1.93%) Oracle BI EE
18 56 (1.81%) Oracle Database 10g
19 47 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 45 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 171 (5.51%) Maven
2 160 (5.16%) Git (software)
3 139 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 121 (3.90%) Subversion
5 115 (3.71%) Eclipse
6 103 (3.32%) JUnit
7 87 (2.81%) Oracle Forms
8 77 (2.48%) Ant
8 77 (2.48%) Hudson
9 67 (2.16%) JIRA
10 59 (1.90%) SoapUI
11 45 (1.45%) Selenium
12 37 (1.19%) TeamCity
13 35 (1.13%) Mockito
14 34 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
15 32 (1.03%) ClearCase
16 31 (1.00%) JDeveloper
17 29 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
17 29 (0.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
18 28 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 1182 (38.12%) Finance
2 360 (11.61%) Banking
3 255 (8.22%) Retail
4 107 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 104 (3.35%) Front Office
6 59 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 58 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 58 (1.87%) Marketing
8 53 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 39 (1.26%) Billing
10 36 (1.16%) Games
11 35 (1.13%) Back Office
12 23 (0.74%) Advertising
13 21 (0.68%) Electronics
14 20 (0.64%) Military
15 19 (0.61%) Legal
16 17 (0.55%) Publishing
17 14 (0.45%) Automotive
17 14 (0.45%) General Ledger
18 10 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 918 (29.60%) Architect
2 793 (25.57%) Developer
3 312 (10.06%) Solutions Architect
4 310 (10.00%) Analyst
5 289 (9.32%) Java Developer
6 288 (9.29%) Consultant
7 183 (5.90%) Infrastructure Architect
8 180 (5.80%) Technical Architect
9 170 (5.48%) Senior Developer
10 140 (4.51%) Support Analyst
11 115 (3.71%) Integration Architect
12 111 (3.58%) Software Engineer
13 109 (3.51%) Oracle Architect
14 106 (3.42%) DBA
15 105 (3.39%) Lead Architect
16 101 (3.26%) Applications Support
17 97 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
18 95 (3.06%) Oracle Consultant
19 94 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
20 91 (2.93%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 617 (19.90%) Oracle Fusion
2 575 (18.54%) Web Services
3 472 (15.22%) XML
4 362 (11.67%) Spring
5 351 (11.32%) J2EE
6 350 (11.29%) .NET
7 290 (9.35%) JMS
8 285 (9.19%) HTML
9 260 (8.38%) SOAP
10 195 (6.29%) XSLT
11 191 (6.16%) Hibernate
12 171 (5.51%) REST
13 167 (5.39%) Java EE
14 146 (4.71%) CSS
15 137 (4.42%) ASP.NET
16 117 (3.77%) WebSphere MQ
17 113 (3.64%) HTML5
18 112 (3.61%) WSDL
19 108 (3.48%) XSD
20 105 (3.39%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 218 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 189 (6.09%) Enterprise Software
3 187 (6.03%) Open Source
4 134 (4.32%) Computer Science
5 131 (4.22%) Data Integration
6 119 (3.84%) Mainframe
7 114 (3.68%) Management Information System
8 104 (3.35%) Clustering
9 81 (2.61%) Client/Server
10 61 (1.97%) PKI
11 54 (1.74%) Hedge funds
12 53 (1.71%) N-Tier
13 50 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 50 (1.61%) Mathematics
13 50 (1.61%) Mobile App
14 47 (1.52%) DataPower
15 44 (1.42%) Visualisation
15 44 (1.42%) Derivative
16 41 (1.32%) Fixed Income
17 40 (1.29%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 832 (26.83%) Linux
2 585 (18.86%) UNIX
3 552 (17.80%) Windows
4 251 (8.09%) Solaris
5 129 (4.16%) AIX
6 114 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 71 (2.29%) Android
8 62 (2.00%) HPUX
9 54 (1.74%) Apple iOS
10 35 (1.13%) SUSE
11 34 (1.10%) zOS
12 32 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
13 28 (0.90%) OS/400
14 19 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (0.45%) CentOS
15 14 (0.45%) Ubuntu
16 12 (0.39%) Windows 7
17 11 (0.35%) Nucleus RTOS
18 10 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 875 (28.22%) SOA
2 733 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (8.84%) Performance Tuning
4 253 (8.16%) Software Engineering
5 246 (7.93%) OO
6 238 (7.67%) E-Commerce
7 221 (7.13%) TOGAF
8 212 (6.84%) Project Management
9 209 (6.74%) Scrum
10 202 (6.51%) ITIL
11 199 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
12 181 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
12 181 (5.84%) MVC
13 180 (5.80%) Mentoring
14 178 (5.74%) TDD
15 170 (5.48%) CRM
16 165 (5.32%) Migration
17 158 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
18 155 (5.00%) ERP
19 152 (4.90%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1278 (41.21%) Java
2 744 (23.99%) SQL
3 319 (10.29%) C#
4 310 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 182 (5.87%) C++
6 173 (5.58%) Perl
7 156 (5.03%) Shell Script
8 155 (5.00%) Python
9 134 (4.32%) PL/SQL
10 96 (3.10%) C
11 94 (3.03%) T-SQL
12 89 (2.87%) Bash Shell
13 73 (2.35%) XPath
14 72 (2.32%) Ruby
15 68 (2.19%) PHP
16 51 (1.64%) Scala
17 43 (1.39%) Erlang
17 43 (1.39%) VB
18 40 (1.29%) ABAP
19 37 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 354 (11.42%) Degree
2 163 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 138 (4.45%) SC Cleared
4 50 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 35 (1.13%) ISTQB
5 35 (1.13%) ISEB
6 20 (0.64%) PMI Certification
7 17 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
8 16 (0.52%) CISSP
9 15 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (0.48%) PhD
10 13 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.35%) OCP
12 11 (0.35%) CISM
13 10 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.32%) PMP
14 9 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (0.26%) CCNA
16 7 (0.23%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (5.39%) QA
2 70 (2.26%) SLA
3 21 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.35%) RosettaNet
7 9 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.26%) ISO 8583
8 8 (0.26%) COBIT
9 5 (0.16%) EMIR
10 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.064%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.064%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 168 (5.42%) Oracle RAC
2 163 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (2.93%) NFS
4 88 (2.84%) Hyper-V
5 83 (2.68%) SRDF
6 67 (2.16%) KVM
7 58 (1.87%) Active Directory
8 37 (1.19%) Xen
9 28 (0.90%) VMware ESX
10 24 (0.77%) Squid
11 15 (0.48%) Varnish
12 10 (0.32%) vSphere
13 8 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 8 (0.26%) XenApp
14 6 (0.19%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.16%) Docker
16 4 (0.13%) OCFS2
16 4 (0.13%) Oracle Clusterware
16 4 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
16 4 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 103 (3.32%) Puppet
2 65 (2.10%) Oracle RMAN
3 62 (2.00%) Data Guard
4 61 (1.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 59 (1.90%) Tivoli
6 49 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
7 31 (1.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 23 (0.74%) Opsview
9 22 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
10 21 (0.68%) MOM
11 20 (0.64%) Nagios
12 15 (0.48%) Cobbler
13 13 (0.42%) Salt
14 12 (0.39%) Ansible
15 11 (0.35%) Vagrant
16 10 (0.32%) OPNET
17 9 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
17 9 (0.29%) Red Hat Satellite
18 8 (0.26%) SCCM
18 8 (0.26%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 1472 (47.47%) Oracle
2 478 (15.41%) IBM
3 355 (11.45%) Microsoft
4 284 (9.16%) TIBCO
5 219 (7.06%) VMware
6 195 (6.29%) SAP
7 184 (5.93%) Red Hat
8 168 (5.42%) Cisco
9 142 (4.58%) EMC
9 142 (4.58%) NetApp
10 107 (3.45%) HP
11 87 (2.81%) Sybase
12 84 (2.71%) Intel
13 63 (2.03%) DataSynapse
14 59 (1.90%) webMethods
15 47 (1.52%) Informatica
15 47 (1.52%) Citrix
16 46 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
17 43 (1.39%) Symantec
17 43 (1.39%) hybris
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