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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 214 209 183
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1573 1460 1830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.36% 1.36% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.58% 3.45% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1179 1099 1443
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
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 £47,247 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -3.57%

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
43909 42375 47512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.98% 39.47% 40.58%
Number of salaries quoted 36901 36766 41779
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -5 1454 £57,500 - 161
London +15 701 £62,500 -7.40% 84
City of London +39 240 £62,500 -3.84% 44
South East -34 189 £53,000 +0.95% 20
East of England +71 183 £57,500 +27.77% 16
Hertfordshire +43 94 £61,250 +16.66% 9
North West -63 87 £48,250 +13.52% 9
South West -39 82 £41,000 -1.20% 7
West Midlands -1 80 £50,000 +32.45% 6
Scotland +6 74 £43,750 +16.66% 2
Yorkshire -29 68 £46,250 +2.77% 15
East Midlands +21 58 £38,750 +3.33% 2
Hampshire -20 53 £48,000 +1.05% 7
Edinburgh +5 46 £45,000 +28.57% 2
West Yorkshire -26 46 £47,500 - 10
Cheshire -26 44 £54,000 +20.00% 4
Bristol +31 40 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Nottinghamshire +24 35 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Surrey -11 35 £57,500 +7.98% 2
Nottingham +22 34 £30,500 -32.22% 1
Birmingham -5 30 £62,500 +25.00%
Essex +29 29 £80,000 +60.00% 2
Manchester -35 28 £49,000 +60.65% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 27 £61,500 +19.41% 2
Hemel Hempstead +7 27 £61,250 -
Berkshire -32 26 £54,000 -20.00% 2
Glasgow 0 25 £42,000 -9.18%
Cambridgeshire +4 24 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Cambridge +3 23 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Staffordshire 0 22 £47,500 -20.83% 2

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1518 (46.90%) Oracle
2 1266 (39.11%) Java
3 1115 (34.45%) Finance
4 867 (26.78%) SOA
5 865 (26.72%) SQL
6 858 (26.51%) Linux
7 689 (21.29%) Oracle Fusion
8 655 (20.23%) UNIX
9 567 (17.52%) Windows
10 548 (16.93%) Oracle Database
11 526 (16.25%) SQL Server
12 510 (15.76%) WebLogic
12 510 (15.76%) Web Services
13 463 (14.30%) XML
14 394 (12.17%) .NET
15 376 (11.62%) J2EE
16 368 (11.37%) WebSphere
16 368 (11.37%) Degree
17 363 (11.21%) Banking
18 349 (10.78%) JavaScript
19 347 (10.72%) Microsoft
20 330 (10.19%) Software Engineering
21 329 (10.16%) Oracle Database 11g
22 317 (9.79%) Tomcat
23 305 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
24 304 (9.39%) HTML
25 297 (9.18%) TIBCO
26 286 (8.84%) Apache
27 282 (8.71%) Enterprise Software
28 280 (8.65%) C#

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 510 (15.76%) WebLogic
2 368 (11.37%) WebSphere
3 317 (9.79%) Tomcat
4 286 (8.84%) Apache
5 229 (7.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 191 (5.90%) Oracle Service Bus
7 185 (5.72%) IIS
8 126 (3.89%) BizTalk Server
9 108 (3.34%) MQSeries
10 100 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
11 59 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
12 53 (1.64%) CMS
12 53 (1.64%) SharePoint
13 50 (1.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 50 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
14 43 (1.33%) TIBCO EMS
14 43 (1.33%) GlassFish
15 40 (1.24%) IBM HTTP Server
16 34 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
16 34 (1.05%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 157 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 75 (2.32%) 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
1 227 (7.01%) Oracle EBS
2 168 (5.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 166 (5.13%) Oracle BPM
4 152 (4.70%) Oracle Applications
5 83 (2.56%) Oracle 11i
6 58 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
7 39 (1.20%) BusinessWorks
8 37 (1.14%) RMDS
9 25 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
10 23 (0.71%) TIBCO iProcess
11 21 (0.65%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
11 21 (0.65%) SAP CO
11 21 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
11 21 (0.65%) SAP FI
12 15 (0.46%) 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 53 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (0.99%) GitHub
3 31 (0.96%) SaaS
4 27 (0.83%) PaaS
5 22 (0.68%) 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
1 189 (5.84%) HTTP
2 137 (4.23%) SAN
3 124 (3.83%) SSL
4 121 (3.74%) Internet
5 113 (3.49%) TCP/IP
6 111 (3.43%) Firewall
7 83 (2.56%) DNS
8 80 (2.47%) WAN
9 70 (2.16%) LAN
10 65 (2.01%) FTP
11 63 (1.95%) NAS
12 38 (1.17%) Multicast
12 38 (1.17%) LDAP
13 23 (0.71%) VoIP
14 20 (0.62%) Wireless
15 18 (0.56%) Network Security
15 18 (0.56%) FCoE
15 18 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
16 16 (0.49%) SSH
16 16 (0.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 548 (16.93%) Oracle Database
2 526 (16.25%) SQL Server
3 329 (10.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 167 (5.16%) Relational Database
5 142 (4.39%) Oracle ODI
6 135 (4.17%) MySQL
7 131 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
7 131 (4.05%) Oracle BI EE
8 118 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
9 116 (3.58%) Big Data
10 105 (3.24%) Oracle Database 10g
11 93 (2.87%) RDBMS
11 93 (2.87%) DB2
12 86 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
13 73 (2.26%) Hadoop
14 72 (2.22%) NoSQL
15 69 (2.13%) MongoDB
16 68 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 66 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
18 52 (1.61%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 212 (6.55%) Subversion
2 142 (4.39%) Git (software)
3 141 (4.36%) Hudson
4 134 (4.14%) Maven
5 126 (3.89%) Eclipse
6 115 (3.55%) Ant
7 98 (3.03%) JIRA
8 97 (3.00%) Jenkins
9 94 (2.90%) JDeveloper
10 87 (2.69%) JUnit
10 87 (2.69%) Oracle Forms
11 52 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
12 50 (1.54%) Visual Studio
13 48 (1.48%) Xcode
13 48 (1.48%) Selenium
14 35 (1.08%) Cucumber
15 31 (0.96%) SoapUI
16 29 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
16 29 (0.90%) Toad
17 25 (0.77%) JMeter
General
1 1115 (34.45%) Finance
2 363 (11.21%) Banking
3 210 (6.49%) Retail
4 142 (4.39%) Front Office
5 127 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 123 (3.80%) Investment Banking
7 80 (2.47%) Games
8 75 (2.32%) Marketing
9 63 (1.95%) Manufacturing
10 60 (1.85%) Publishing
11 42 (1.30%) Legal
12 28 (0.86%) Billing
13 25 (0.77%) Military
14 22 (0.68%) Electronics
15 20 (0.62%) Back Office
15 20 (0.62%) Law
16 19 (0.59%) Advertising
17 16 (0.49%) French Language
18 14 (0.43%) Financial Institution
19 12 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 757 (23.39%) Developer
2 649 (20.05%) Architect
3 304 (9.39%) Analyst
4 296 (9.14%) Solutions Architect
5 294 (9.08%) Java Developer
6 264 (8.16%) Consultant
7 206 (6.36%) Senior Developer
8 194 (5.99%) DBA
9 182 (5.62%) Oracle DBA
10 171 (5.28%) Software Engineer
11 141 (4.36%) Support Analyst
11 141 (4.36%) Applications Support
12 137 (4.23%) Administrator
13 115 (3.55%) Oracle Architect
14 108 (3.34%) Infrastructure Architect
15 92 (2.84%) Oracle Applications DBA
16 85 (2.63%) Technical Leader
17 84 (2.59%) Middleware Engineer
18 78 (2.41%) Senior Java Developer
19 75 (2.32%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 689 (21.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 510 (15.76%) Web Services
3 463 (14.30%) XML
4 394 (12.17%) .NET
5 376 (11.62%) J2EE
6 304 (9.39%) HTML
7 277 (8.56%) Spring
8 209 (6.46%) JMS
9 196 (6.05%) SOAP
10 190 (5.87%) CSS
11 183 (5.65%) Java EE
12 139 (4.29%) ASP.NET
13 133 (4.11%) XSLT
14 121 (3.74%) Hibernate
15 107 (3.31%) HTML5
16 98 (3.03%) .NET Framework
17 94 (2.90%) Rendezvous
18 90 (2.78%) WPF
19 89 (2.75%) REST
20 85 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 282 (8.71%) Enterprise Software
2 189 (5.84%) Computer Science
3 135 (4.17%) Open Source
4 103 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 102 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 82 (2.53%) Clustering
7 80 (2.47%) Mobile App
8 75 (2.32%) Data Integration
9 69 (2.13%) Mathematics
10 56 (1.73%) SWIFT
11 52 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
12 50 (1.54%) Client/Server
12 50 (1.54%) Mainframe
13 47 (1.45%) N-Tier
13 47 (1.45%) PKI
14 46 (1.42%) Replication
15 38 (1.17%) Derivative
16 34 (1.05%) DataPower
17 32 (0.99%) Digital Media
17 32 (0.99%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 858 (26.51%) Linux
2 655 (20.23%) UNIX
3 567 (17.52%) Windows
4 262 (8.09%) Solaris
5 199 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 136 (4.20%) AIX
7 73 (2.26%) HPUX
8 67 (2.07%) Apple iOS
9 53 (1.64%) Android
10 37 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
12 24 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (0.53%) SUSE
13 17 (0.53%) CentOS
14 15 (0.46%) zOS
15 14 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (0.40%) Windows 7
16 13 (0.40%) Fedora
17 11 (0.34%) OS/400
18 10 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 867 (26.78%) SOA
2 330 (10.19%) Software Engineering
3 305 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
4 269 (8.31%) Project Management
5 258 (7.97%) Scrum
6 243 (7.51%) ITIL
7 241 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
8 217 (6.70%) OO
9 215 (6.64%) Performance Tuning
10 209 (6.46%) ERP
11 197 (6.09%) Multithreading
12 189 (5.84%) E-Commerce
13 176 (5.44%) TDD
14 171 (5.28%) Waterfall
15 157 (4.85%) TOGAF
16 156 (4.82%) CRM
17 155 (4.79%) UML
17 155 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
18 150 (4.63%) Mentoring
19 147 (4.54%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1266 (39.11%) Java
2 865 (26.72%) SQL
3 349 (10.78%) JavaScript
4 280 (8.65%) C#
5 182 (5.62%) Shell Script
6 179 (5.53%) PL/SQL
7 165 (5.10%) C++
8 155 (4.79%) C
9 147 (4.54%) Python
10 132 (4.08%) Perl
11 98 (3.03%) T-SQL
12 77 (2.38%) PHP
13 62 (1.92%) Objective-C
14 59 (1.82%) VB
15 58 (1.79%) Bash Shell
16 51 (1.58%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 51 (1.58%) VB.NET
17 34 (1.05%) Ruby
18 33 (1.02%) ABAP
18 33 (1.02%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 368 (11.37%) Degree
2 214 (6.61%) Security Cleared
3 159 (4.91%) SC Cleared
4 47 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 32 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
7 29 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (0.77%) OCP
9 21 (0.65%) ISEB
10 19 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 15 (0.46%) ISTQB
12 14 (0.43%) PMP
13 13 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 11 (0.34%) PMI Certification
14 11 (0.34%) CISSP
14 11 (0.34%) MCAD
14 11 (0.34%) MCSD
15 10 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (0.25%) MCP
16 8 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (3.80%) QA
2 60 (1.85%) SLA
3 30 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 29 (0.90%) Data Quality
5 20 (0.62%) COBIT
6 17 (0.53%) HL7
7 8 (0.25%) COSO
8 7 (0.22%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.15%) ISO 8583
9 5 (0.15%) 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 (4.36%) Oracle RAC
1 141 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 66 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
4 24 (0.74%) VMware ESX
5 23 (0.71%) NFS
6 20 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 20 (0.62%) SRDF
7 18 (0.56%) Xen
8 17 (0.53%) Varnish
9 14 (0.43%) vSphere
10 11 (0.34%) KVM
11 6 (0.19%) RHEV
11 6 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 6 (0.19%) ClearTrust
12 5 (0.15%) PowerHA
13 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.12%) XenApp
14 2 (0.062%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 82 (2.53%) Tivoli
2 66 (2.04%) Data Guard
3 60 (1.85%) Oracle Identity Management
4 57 (1.76%) Puppet
5 47 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 42 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 25 (0.77%) Oracle EDQ
8 25 (0.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 21 (0.65%) Nagios
10 17 (0.53%) Opsview
11 16 (0.49%) Vagrant
12 14 (0.43%) 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 1518 (46.90%) Oracle
2 347 (10.72%) Microsoft
3 297 (9.18%) TIBCO
4 273 (8.43%) IBM
5 235 (7.26%) JBoss
6 218 (6.73%) Red Hat
7 174 (5.38%) VMware
8 168 (5.19%) SAP
9 87 (2.69%) HP
10 86 (2.66%) Sybase
11 81 (2.50%) Cisco
12 80 (2.47%) Informatica
13 74 (2.29%) NetApp
14 71 (2.19%) EMC
15 70 (2.16%) 29West
16 62 (1.92%) webMethods
17 52 (1.61%) Talend
18 48 (1.48%) Adobe
19 43 (1.33%) Hyperion
20 42 (1.30%) Business Objects
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + 20%-25% bonus
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 70,000 with a bonus scheme up to 25%
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Boeing
Salary: Competitive
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Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Computer People
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £300 - £340 per day
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
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Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
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City, London
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Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
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City, London
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