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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 206 220 211
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1708 1570 1450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.54% 1.35% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.12% 3.53% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1172 1084
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
41418 44528 42429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.32% 38.25% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 35449 37455 36678
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +15 1576 £60,000 +4.34% 163
London +4 704 £70,000 +12.00% 67
South East +71 283 £50,000 -4.76% 22
City of London -15 169 £67,500 +3.84% 17
South West +22 139 £45,000 +9.75% 8
North West +33 123 £45,000 -6.73% 23
Berkshire +94 106 £60,000 +11.11% 4
East of England -55 98 £44,000 -23.47% 9
Yorkshire +31 92 £60,000 +33.33% 11
West Midlands 0 81 £57,500 +21.05% 15
Hampshire +46 77 £48,000 - 6
Scotland -3 67 £51,500 +17.71% 8
Manchester +36 63 £47,000 -4.08% 9
West Yorkshire +14 52 £55,000 +22.22% 6
East Midlands -3 52 £42,500 +9.67% 3
Leeds +37 50 £60,000 -4.00% 6
Reading +37 48 £70,000 +29.62%
Bristol -15 38 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Hertfordshire -50 38 £35,000 -42.85% 4
Glasgow +16 36 £51,500 +22.61% 2
Birmingham +16 36 £70,000 +12.00% 11
Essex +4 35 £40,000 -50.00%
Buckinghamshire -10 35 £65,000 -0.38% 2
Dorset +31 29 - -
Bournemouth +29 29 - -
Gloucestershire -9 29 £37,500 -8.53% 1
Northamptonshire +30 26 £42,500 -22.72%
Wiltshire +22 25 £45,245 +0.54% 4
Cheshire -18 24 £48,500 -10.18% 2
Swindon +29 23 £45,245 -3.73% 4

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1590 (48.33%) Oracle
2 1198 (36.41%) Finance
3 1196 (36.35%) Java
4 931 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
5 916 (27.84%) Linux
6 865 (26.29%) SOA
7 845 (25.68%) SQL
8 728 (22.13%) Oracle Fusion
9 651 (19.79%) Oracle Database
10 605 (18.39%) SQL Server
11 595 (18.09%) UNIX
12 587 (17.84%) Windows
13 544 (16.53%) Web Services
14 495 (15.05%) XML
15 488 (14.83%) WebLogic
16 483 (14.68%) Banking
17 470 (14.29%) WebSphere
18 442 (13.43%) .NET
19 427 (12.98%) Degree
20 423 (12.86%) IBM
21 416 (12.64%) C#
22 400 (12.16%) JavaScript
23 390 (11.85%) Microsoft
24 379 (11.52%) SDLC
25 375 (11.40%) Oracle Database 11g
26 354 (10.76%) HTML
27 336 (10.21%) Oracle EBS
28 326 (9.91%) Relational Database
29 322 (9.79%) Performance Tuning
29 322 (9.79%) Apache

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 488 (14.83%) WebLogic
2 470 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 322 (9.79%) Apache
4 294 (8.94%) Tomcat
5 284 (8.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 273 (8.30%) JBoss
7 215 (6.53%) Oracle Service Bus
8 195 (5.93%) IIS
9 122 (3.71%) Oracle Coherence
10 114 (3.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 88 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
12 79 (2.40%) MQSeries
13 71 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
14 66 (2.01%) Node.js
15 61 (1.85%) CMS
16 60 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
17 53 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
18 47 (1.43%) Mule
19 39 (1.19%) GlassFish
20 32 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 186 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 49 (1.49%) MS Office
3 20 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.33%) MS Project
6 4 (0.12%) Simulink
6 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.030%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 336 (10.21%) Oracle EBS
2 188 (5.71%) Oracle BPM
3 142 (4.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 122 (3.71%) Oracle Applications
5 69 (2.10%) RMDS
6 53 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
7 47 (1.43%) Oracle Cash Management
8 34 (1.03%) Temenos T24
9 31 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
10 23 (0.70%) SAP CRM
11 21 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
11 21 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
11 21 (0.64%) Markit EDM
12 17 (0.52%) AWD
13 14 (0.43%) SAP HCM
13 14 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
13 14 (0.43%) Oracle HRMS
14 13 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
15 12 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
16 11 (0.33%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 103 (3.13%) SaaS
2 92 (2.80%) PaaS
3 62 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 43 (1.31%) IaaS
6 31 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (0.73%) IBM PureFlex
8 23 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
9 15 (0.46%) GitHub
10 14 (0.43%) Boomi
11 9 (0.27%) iPaaS
11 9 (0.27%) Heroku
12 8 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.21%) Force.com
13 7 (0.21%) Office 365
14 6 (0.18%) Route 53
14 6 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.061%) Google Cloud Platform
16 1 (0.030%) IBM SmartCloud
16 1 (0.030%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 183 (5.56%) SAN
2 160 (4.86%) HTTP
3 154 (4.68%) WAN
4 150 (4.56%) LAN
5 130 (3.95%) NAS
6 121 (3.68%) Multicast
7 113 (3.43%) Firewall
8 99 (3.01%) TCP/IP
9 95 (2.89%) FCoE
9 95 (2.89%) Fibre Channel
10 84 (2.55%) Internet
11 57 (1.73%) iSCSI
12 46 (1.40%) LDAP
13 42 (1.28%) SSL
14 36 (1.09%) DNS
15 27 (0.82%) Network Security
16 26 (0.79%) FTP
17 24 (0.73%) VoIP
18 18 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
19 12 (0.36%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 651 (19.79%) Oracle Database
2 605 (18.39%) SQL Server
3 375 (11.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 326 (9.91%) Relational Database
5 227 (6.90%) RDBMS
6 173 (5.26%) MySQL
7 161 (4.89%) DB2
8 160 (4.86%) Oracle ODI
9 151 (4.59%) Hadoop
10 142 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
11 133 (4.04%) MongoDB
11 133 (4.04%) Big Data
12 123 (3.74%) Oracle Exadata
13 113 (3.43%) Oracle BI EE
14 103 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
15 90 (2.74%) NoSQL
16 84 (2.55%) HBase
17 72 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
18 70 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 68 (2.07%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 141 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 131 (3.98%) Jenkins
3 127 (3.86%) Subversion
4 100 (3.04%) Maven
5 77 (2.34%) Oracle Forms
6 67 (2.04%) SoapUI
7 61 (1.85%) JUnit
8 59 (1.79%) Hudson
9 55 (1.67%) Eclipse
10 54 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 47 (1.43%) TeamCity
11 47 (1.43%) JIRA
12 46 (1.40%) Visual Studio
13 39 (1.19%) Ant
14 32 (0.97%) Selenium
15 27 (0.82%) ERwin
15 27 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
15 27 (0.82%) Mockito
16 24 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 23 (0.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 1198 (36.41%) Finance
2 483 (14.68%) Banking
3 281 (8.54%) Retail
4 119 (3.62%) Front Office
5 89 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 82 (2.49%) Manufacturing
7 70 (2.13%) Financial Institution
8 61 (1.85%) Back Office
8 61 (1.85%) Marketing
9 54 (1.64%) Investment Banking
10 44 (1.34%) Games
11 38 (1.16%) Law
12 29 (0.88%) Billing
13 28 (0.85%) Military
14 23 (0.70%) Retail Banking
15 22 (0.67%) Automotive
16 20 (0.61%) Legal
17 19 (0.58%) Advertising
17 19 (0.58%) Electronics
18 13 (0.40%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 892 (27.11%) Architect
2 852 (25.90%) Developer
3 301 (9.15%) Solutions Architect
4 256 (7.78%) Consultant
5 255 (7.75%) Java Developer
6 219 (6.66%) Analyst
7 214 (6.50%) Technical Architect
8 205 (6.23%) Oracle Architect
9 187 (5.68%) Infrastructure Architect
10 180 (5.47%) Senior Developer
11 163 (4.95%) DBA
12 145 (4.41%) Software Engineer
13 140 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
14 105 (3.19%) Administrator
15 104 (3.16%) .NET Developer
15 104 (3.16%) Lead Architect
16 103 (3.13%) Integration Architect
17 96 (2.92%) C# Developer
17 96 (2.92%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
18 95 (2.89%) Oracle Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 728 (22.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 544 (16.53%) Web Services
3 495 (15.05%) XML
4 442 (13.43%) .NET
5 354 (10.76%) HTML
6 303 (9.21%) J2EE
7 273 (8.30%) Spring
8 258 (7.84%) JMS
9 255 (7.75%) SOAP
10 221 (6.72%) XSLT
11 193 (5.87%) REST
12 191 (5.81%) CSS
13 164 (4.98%) ASP.NET
14 147 (4.47%) Java EE
15 146 (4.44%) Hibernate
16 137 (4.16%) WebSphere MQ
17 136 (4.13%) HTML5
18 125 (3.80%) WSDL
19 124 (3.77%) jQuery
20 111 (3.37%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 294 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 236 (7.17%) Computer Science
3 210 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 190 (5.78%) Data Centre
5 141 (4.29%) Management Information System
6 95 (2.89%) Mainframe
7 85 (2.58%) Data Integration
8 76 (2.31%) Clustering
9 72 (2.19%) Oracle Exalogic
10 69 (2.10%) Equities
11 67 (2.04%) Client/Server
12 59 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 54 (1.64%) Hedge funds
14 53 (1.61%) Visualisation
15 52 (1.58%) Mathematics
16 49 (1.49%) Public Cloud
17 48 (1.46%) Online Banking
18 45 (1.37%) Fixed Income
19 43 (1.31%) Derivative
20 40 (1.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 916 (27.84%) Linux
2 595 (18.09%) UNIX
3 587 (17.84%) Windows
4 279 (8.48%) Solaris
5 117 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 112 (3.40%) AIX
7 60 (1.82%) zOS
8 47 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
9 45 (1.37%) Android
10 36 (1.09%) SUSE
11 33 (1.00%) HPUX
11 33 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (0.82%) CentOS
13 26 (0.79%) Apple iOS
14 25 (0.76%) OS/400
15 21 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
17 14 (0.43%) Nucleus RTOS
17 14 (0.43%) Windows 7
17 14 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 931 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 865 (26.29%) SOA
3 379 (11.52%) SDLC
4 322 (9.79%) Performance Tuning
5 287 (8.72%) Software Engineering
6 268 (8.15%) OO
7 267 (8.12%) Mentoring
8 259 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
9 238 (7.23%) Scrum
10 228 (6.93%) Project Management
11 226 (6.87%) ITIL
12 216 (6.57%) DevOps
13 215 (6.53%) Open Source
14 197 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
15 189 (5.74%) Configuration Management
16 188 (5.71%) TOGAF
17 185 (5.62%) TDD
18 167 (5.08%) UML
19 161 (4.89%) Migration
20 160 (4.86%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1196 (36.35%) Java
2 845 (25.68%) SQL
3 416 (12.64%) C#
4 400 (12.16%) JavaScript
5 268 (8.15%) C++
6 250 (7.60%) Perl
7 231 (7.02%) Python
8 186 (5.65%) PL/SQL
9 175 (5.32%) Shell Script
10 166 (5.05%) C
11 134 (4.07%) T-SQL
12 112 (3.40%) Ruby
13 85 (2.58%) Bash Shell
14 84 (2.55%) PHP
15 70 (2.13%) PowerShell
16 69 (2.10%) VB.NET
17 49 (1.49%) VB
18 47 (1.43%) XPath
19 44 (1.34%) Korn
20 37 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 427 (12.98%) Degree
2 180 (5.47%) Security Cleared
3 148 (4.50%) SC Cleared
4 39 (1.19%) DV Cleared
5 32 (0.97%) CISSP
6 30 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
7 24 (0.73%) CISM
8 21 (0.64%) ISEB
9 19 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (0.55%) PMI Certification
11 17 (0.52%) CISA
12 15 (0.46%) CCNP
13 14 (0.43%) Sun Certification
14 12 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (0.33%) ISTQB
16 10 (0.30%) PhD
17 9 (0.27%) CCNA
17 9 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
18 7 (0.21%) OCP
18 7 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (5.26%) QA
2 56 (1.70%) SLA
3 16 (0.49%) COBIT
4 15 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.21%) HL7
9 6 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.18%) RosettaNet
10 3 (0.091%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.061%) GxP
11 2 (0.061%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.030%) P3O
System Software
1 225 (6.84%) Oracle RAC
2 222 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (3.47%) Hyper-V
4 97 (2.95%) NFS
5 95 (2.89%) SRDF
6 77 (2.34%) KVM
7 66 (2.01%) Xen
8 63 (1.91%) Active Directory
9 40 (1.22%) VMware ESX
10 32 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 20 (0.61%) Squid
12 16 (0.49%) VirtualBox
13 15 (0.46%) Varnish
13 15 (0.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 14 (0.43%) vSphere
15 12 (0.36%) Docker
16 11 (0.33%) Oracle Clusterware
17 9 (0.27%) RACF
18 8 (0.24%) XenServer
19 6 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 178 (5.41%) Puppet
2 117 (3.56%) Opscode Chef
3 94 (2.86%) Data Guard
4 87 (2.64%) Oracle RMAN
5 63 (1.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 45 (1.37%) Tivoli
7 31 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Management
7 31 (0.94%) Ansible
8 29 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
9 25 (0.76%) Nagios
10 22 (0.67%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 18 (0.55%) Vagrant
12 16 (0.49%) Oracle Statspack
13 15 (0.46%) Cobbler
13 15 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
14 13 (0.40%) CA Endevor
14 13 (0.40%) Oracle ZFS
14 13 (0.40%) Opsview
15 12 (0.36%) Oracle Flashback
16 11 (0.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1590 (48.33%) Oracle
2 423 (12.86%) IBM
3 390 (11.85%) Microsoft
4 276 (8.39%) TIBCO
5 273 (8.30%) VMware
6 181 (5.50%) Red Hat
7 175 (5.32%) Cisco
8 130 (3.95%) EMC
8 130 (3.95%) NetApp
9 116 (3.53%) SAP
10 111 (3.37%) HP
11 106 (3.22%) Sybase
12 95 (2.89%) Intel
13 71 (2.16%) DataSynapse
14 66 (2.01%) Informatica
15 61 (1.85%) Siebel
16 53 (1.61%) webMethods
17 49 (1.49%) BEA
18 46 (1.40%) F5
19 42 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £53162 - £79744 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Earth Stream Global
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
United Kingdom
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £53162 - £79744 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Bristow Holland Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
7 Fifty Two Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
United Kingdom
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: benefits (DOE)
Posted: Yesterday
England
Careerwise
Salary: package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise
Salary: package
Posted: Yesterday
London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday