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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 219 168 188
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +20
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1422 1803 1690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.35% 1.73% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.63% 4.23% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1061 1347 1293
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%

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
39174 42648 45879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.09% 41.03% 42.10%
Number of salaries quoted 33811 35710 40844
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 January 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 23 January 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
(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 -49 1323 £60,000 +4.34% 148
London -31 649 £65,000 -5.45% 65
South East -56 185 £48,000 -20.00% 22
City of London +10 182 £72,500 - 26
East of England +40 163 £57,500 -4.16% 10
North West -85 99 £47,500 +2.70% 7
Hertfordshire +33 97 £57,500 -4.16% 1
South West +5 71 £45,000 +16.88% 21
Yorkshire -44 68 £45,000 +12.64% 10
Scotland -21 62 £52,500 -4.54% 13
Hampshire -17 57 £48,000 +28.85% 6
West Yorkshire -50 44 £52,500 +40.00% 6
Cheshire -38 43 £50,000 +8.69% 1
Bristol +17 41 £45,000 +5.26% 14
Surrey -19 41 £57,500 -23.33% 2
Manchester -52 39 £48,750 +14.70% 3
West Midlands -43 35 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Berkshire -13 34 £55,000 -24.13% 6
East Midlands -7 32 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Oxfordshire +13 29 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Edinburgh -10 27 £52,500 +16.66% 7
Watford -11 27 £92,500 +160.56% 1
Glasgow -9 25 £81,250 +16.07% 3
Cambridgeshire +8 23 £60,000 - 3
Essex -4 23 £82,500 +6.45% 2
Portsmouth +2 22 £48,000 +12.60%
Oxford +18 21 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Bradford +2 21 £40,000 -14.89% 1
Brentwood -3 21 £82,500 +3.12% 2
Hitchin - 21 £57,500 -

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1455 (48.83%) Oracle
2 1189 (39.90%) Java
3 1132 (37.99%) Finance
4 865 (29.03%) SOA
5 711 (23.86%) Linux
6 675 (22.65%) SQL
7 667 (22.38%) UNIX
8 665 (22.32%) Oracle Fusion
9 609 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
10 583 (19.56%) Windows
11 535 (17.95%) WebLogic
12 494 (16.58%) Oracle Database
13 475 (15.94%) WebSphere
14 467 (15.67%) IBM
15 457 (15.34%) SQL Server
16 449 (15.07%) Banking
17 445 (14.93%) XML
18 444 (14.90%) Web Services
19 371 (12.45%) J2EE
20 370 (12.42%) Microsoft
21 316 (10.60%) .NET
22 307 (10.30%) JBoss
23 306 (10.27%) Retail
24 298 (10.00%) Spring
25 297 (9.97%) Tomcat
26 271 (9.09%) TIBCO
26 271 (9.09%) Project Management
27 260 (8.72%) Degree
28 258 (8.66%) Oracle Service Bus
29 253 (8.49%) Oracle Database 11g

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 535 (17.95%) WebLogic
2 475 (15.94%) WebSphere
3 307 (10.30%) JBoss
4 297 (9.97%) Tomcat
5 258 (8.66%) Oracle Service Bus
6 227 (7.62%) Apache
7 202 (6.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 172 (5.77%) IIS
9 135 (4.53%) WebSphere Application Server
10 125 (4.19%) MQSeries
11 86 (2.89%) BizTalk Server
12 77 (2.58%) Oracle Coherence
13 62 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
13 62 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 61 (2.05%) Mule
15 54 (1.81%) CMS
16 48 (1.61%) IBM HTTP Server
17 36 (1.21%) SharePoint
18 33 (1.11%) Adobe CQ
19 32 (1.07%) GlassFish
Applications
1 173 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 94 (3.15%) MS Office
3 20 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.27%) MS Project
6 2 (0.067%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.034%) Maya
7 1 (0.034%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 172 (5.77%) Oracle EBS
2 135 (4.53%) Oracle Applications
3 100 (3.36%) Oracle BPM
4 90 (3.02%) Oracle EBS R12
5 60 (2.01%) Oracle ERP
6 48 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
7 26 (0.87%) RMDS
8 22 (0.74%) Temenos T24
8 22 (0.74%) Finacle
9 17 (0.57%) SAP CRM
10 15 (0.50%) AWD
10 15 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
11 13 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
12 12 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
13 10 (0.34%) SAP CO
13 10 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
13 10 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
13 10 (0.34%) SAP FI
14 8 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 7 (0.23%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (0.87%) SaaS
3 21 (0.70%) IaaS
3 21 (0.70%) PaaS
4 20 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.17%) Office 365
7 3 (0.10%) GitHub
8 2 (0.067%) Force.com
8 2 (0.067%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.034%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.034%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.034%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 170 (5.70%) HTTP
2 143 (4.80%) SAN
3 137 (4.60%) Internet
4 108 (3.62%) TCP/IP
5 94 (3.15%) FTP
6 84 (2.82%) WAN
7 82 (2.75%) LAN
8 78 (2.62%) Firewall
9 64 (2.15%) NAS
10 56 (1.88%) SSL
11 51 (1.71%) Multicast
12 42 (1.41%) DNS
13 35 (1.17%) SSH
14 33 (1.11%) FCoE
14 33 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
15 32 (1.07%) LDAP
16 30 (1.01%) Network Security
17 26 (0.87%) PuTTY
17 26 (0.87%) WinSCP
18 20 (0.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 494 (16.58%) Oracle Database
2 457 (15.34%) SQL Server
3 253 (8.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 244 (8.19%) Relational Database
5 166 (5.57%) Oracle Reports
6 160 (5.37%) DB2
7 157 (5.27%) RDBMS
8 112 (3.76%) Oracle ODI
9 106 (3.56%) MySQL
10 94 (3.15%) Oracle BI EE
11 86 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
12 81 (2.72%) NoSQL
13 68 (2.28%) Oracle Discoverer
14 67 (2.25%) Big Data
15 63 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 62 (2.08%) Hadoop
17 55 (1.85%) Oracle Exadata
18 53 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
19 40 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
20 39 (1.31%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 174 (5.84%) Maven
2 156 (5.23%) Subversion
3 133 (4.46%) Jenkins
4 126 (4.23%) Oracle Forms
5 120 (4.03%) Git (software)
6 115 (3.86%) Eclipse
7 112 (3.76%) JIRA
8 98 (3.29%) Ant
9 93 (3.12%) JUnit
10 89 (2.99%) Hudson
11 42 (1.41%) JDeveloper
12 37 (1.24%) Talend Open Studio
13 36 (1.21%) Selenium
14 29 (0.97%) Cucumber
15 27 (0.91%) Toad
16 25 (0.84%) ClearCase
16 25 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
17 24 (0.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
17 24 (0.81%) SoapUI
17 24 (0.81%) VisualVM
General
1 1132 (37.99%) Finance
2 449 (15.07%) Banking
3 306 (10.27%) Retail
4 121 (4.06%) Front Office
5 114 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 107 (3.59%) Investment Banking
7 56 (1.88%) Manufacturing
8 51 (1.71%) Games
9 49 (1.64%) Financial Institution
10 46 (1.54%) Marketing
11 31 (1.04%) Back Office
12 29 (0.97%) Legal
13 22 (0.74%) Billing
14 20 (0.67%) Electronics
15 19 (0.64%) Publishing
15 19 (0.64%) Retail Banking
16 12 (0.40%) Advertising
17 10 (0.34%) French Language
18 6 (0.20%) German Language
18 6 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 809 (27.15%) Architect
2 707 (23.72%) Developer
3 294 (9.87%) Solutions Architect
4 292 (9.80%) Analyst
5 288 (9.66%) Java Developer
6 254 (8.52%) Consultant
7 178 (5.97%) Senior Developer
7 178 (5.97%) Support Analyst
8 151 (5.07%) DBA
9 150 (5.03%) Oracle DBA
10 143 (4.80%) Infrastructure Architect
11 120 (4.03%) Integration Architect
12 116 (3.89%) Applications Support
13 108 (3.62%) Middleware Developer
14 103 (3.46%) Oracle Applications DBA
15 102 (3.42%) Technical Architect
16 99 (3.32%) Administrator
17 81 (2.72%) Senior Java Developer
18 79 (2.65%) Software Engineer
19 78 (2.62%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 665 (22.32%) Oracle Fusion
2 445 (14.93%) XML
3 444 (14.90%) Web Services
4 371 (12.45%) J2EE
5 316 (10.60%) .NET
6 298 (10.00%) Spring
7 203 (6.81%) HTML
8 196 (6.58%) JMS
9 176 (5.91%) SOAP
10 148 (4.97%) Java EE
10 148 (4.97%) Hibernate
11 133 (4.46%) XSLT
12 112 (3.76%) WebSphere MQ
13 97 (3.26%) REST
14 95 (3.19%) CSS
15 94 (3.15%) ASP.NET
16 90 (3.02%) JDBC
17 80 (2.68%) .NET Framework
17 80 (2.68%) XSD
18 76 (2.55%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 228 (7.65%) Enterprise Software
2 185 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 147 (4.93%) Mainframe
4 129 (4.33%) Open Source
5 122 (4.09%) Computer Science
6 107 (3.59%) Management Information System
7 100 (3.36%) Clustering
8 93 (3.12%) Data Integration
9 68 (2.28%) Client/Server
10 66 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 56 (1.88%) Mobile App
12 52 (1.74%) IBM Mainframe
13 45 (1.51%) Fixed Income
14 44 (1.48%) Mathematics
15 42 (1.41%) DataPower
16 40 (1.34%) PKI
17 38 (1.28%) N-Tier
18 37 (1.24%) Derivative
19 35 (1.17%) Tandem
20 30 (1.01%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 711 (23.86%) Linux
2 667 (22.38%) UNIX
3 583 (19.56%) Windows
4 240 (8.05%) Solaris
5 185 (6.21%) AIX
6 112 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 90 (3.02%) HPUX
8 48 (1.61%) zOS
9 40 (1.34%) Android
10 38 (1.28%) SUSE
11 32 (1.07%) Apple iOS
11 32 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (1.01%) OS/400
13 15 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
15 12 (0.40%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (0.34%) Windows Phone
16 10 (0.34%) Nucleus RTOS
17 9 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 865 (29.03%) SOA
2 609 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
3 271 (9.09%) Project Management
4 245 (8.22%) OO
5 237 (7.95%) ITIL
6 212 (7.11%) E-Commerce
7 196 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
8 189 (6.34%) Software Engineering
8 189 (6.34%) TDD
9 186 (6.24%) Scrum
10 185 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
11 180 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
12 175 (5.87%) TOGAF
13 172 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 169 (5.67%) Mentoring
15 164 (5.50%) ERP
16 162 (5.44%) Waterfall
17 157 (5.27%) CRM
18 153 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
19 147 (4.93%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1189 (39.90%) Java
2 675 (22.65%) SQL
3 252 (8.46%) C#
4 197 (6.61%) JavaScript
5 171 (5.74%) Shell Script
6 163 (5.47%) C++
7 158 (5.30%) Perl
8 118 (3.96%) Python
9 108 (3.62%) C
10 82 (2.75%) Bash Shell
11 80 (2.68%) PL/SQL
12 62 (2.08%) T-SQL
13 55 (1.85%) XPath
13 55 (1.85%) PHP
14 44 (1.48%) VB
15 40 (1.34%) Scala
16 34 (1.14%) Erlang
17 33 (1.11%) COBOL
17 33 (1.11%) VBA
18 30 (1.01%) F#
Qualifications
1 260 (8.72%) Degree
2 188 (6.31%) Security Cleared
3 150 (5.03%) SC Cleared
4 62 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 42 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 38 (1.28%) ISEB
7 32 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (0.74%) ISTQB
9 18 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
11 14 (0.47%) PMP
11 14 (0.47%) PMI Certification
12 12 (0.40%) CCIE
13 9 (0.30%) CCNP
13 9 (0.30%) CISSP
14 8 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (0.27%) RHCE
15 7 (0.23%) OCP
15 7 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (5.00%) QA
2 72 (2.42%) SLA
3 33 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.23%) COBIT
6 6 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.20%) ISO 8583
6 6 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.13%) RosettaNet
9 2 (0.067%) EMIR
9 2 (0.067%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.034%) HL7
10 1 (0.034%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.034%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.034%) JSP 440
System Software
1 134 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 129 (4.33%) Oracle RAC
3 54 (1.81%) Active Directory
4 45 (1.51%) Hyper-V
5 44 (1.48%) Oracle RMAN
6 42 (1.41%) NFS
7 41 (1.38%) KVM
8 33 (1.11%) SRDF
9 18 (0.60%) vSphere
10 15 (0.50%) Squid
11 14 (0.47%) Xen
12 13 (0.44%) VMware ESX
13 8 (0.27%) XenApp
13 8 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 7 (0.23%) ClearTrust
15 6 (0.20%) ISA Server
16 5 (0.17%) Varnish
17 4 (0.13%) RHEV
17 4 (0.13%) OCFS2
17 4 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 78 (2.62%) Tivoli
2 77 (2.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 49 (1.64%) Puppet
4 47 (1.58%) Data Guard
5 28 (0.94%) Opsview
5 28 (0.94%) Nagios
6 21 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (0.67%) MOM
8 15 (0.50%) Oracle EDQ
9 11 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
10 10 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
11 9 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
12 8 (0.27%) OpenAM
12 8 (0.27%) BMC Performance Manager
13 7 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
13 7 (0.23%) SCOM
14 6 (0.20%) SCCM
14 6 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (0.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 6 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1455 (48.83%) Oracle
2 467 (15.67%) IBM
3 370 (12.42%) Microsoft
4 271 (9.09%) TIBCO
5 182 (6.11%) VMware
6 165 (5.54%) SAP
7 151 (5.07%) Red Hat
8 135 (4.53%) Cisco
9 125 (4.19%) HP
10 103 (3.46%) EMC
11 101 (3.39%) NetApp
12 88 (2.95%) webMethods
13 62 (2.08%) Citrix
14 59 (1.98%) Sybase
15 54 (1.81%) Symantec
16 53 (1.78%) Siebel
17 52 (1.74%) BMC
18 50 (1.68%) CA
19 48 (1.61%) Informatica
20 45 (1.51%) Sun
East Anglia
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum Excellent
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens - bonus, flex hours, pens
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + be - pens, health, training
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
TRG
Salary: £35000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £65000 - £71500 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42500 - £46500 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Company Car, Bonus, Health Ins.
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Vadis People
Salary: £45,000-£50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Health Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago