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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 253 218 226
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +8
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1366 1681 1677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 1.52% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.45% 4.02% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 987 1281 1277
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%

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
39624 41814 48288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.35% 37.79% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 34224 35518 40795
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 2016 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 30 April 2016. 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 1228 £55,500 -7.50% 143
London -54 618 £62,500 - 63
South East +48 276 £55,000 -4.34% 28
East of England +49 98 £52,500 +17.97% 8
Berkshire +33 84 £58,750 -9.61% 11
City of London -87 82 £55,000 -8.33% 11
Scotland -21 72 £59,500 +25.92% 15
South West -59 67 £47,304 +5.12% 12
Oxfordshire +33 55 £45,000 - 3
North West -5 54 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Surrey +11 52 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Hertfordshire +39 49 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Hampshire -2 49 £50,000 -13.04% 4
West Midlands -54 46 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Edinburgh -8 38 £60,000 +33.33% 5
Yorkshire -10 35 £45,000 -25.00% 12
Manchester -19 35 £45,000 -26.53% 6
Glasgow -6 29 £45,000 -4.76% 6
Wiltshire -15 27 £47,304 +6.30% 3
Swindon -10 26 £47,304 +10.00% 2
Oxford +16 21 £45,000 -14.28% 2
East Midlands -16 21 £42,500 -10.52% 1
North Yorkshire +17 20 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Bedfordshire +14 20 £52,500 +5.00%
Wales +19 19 £38,500 -0.64% 1
Egham +28 18 £57,500 -
Dorset +19 18 £70,000 +30.23% 1
Reading +17 17 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Bournemouth +12 17 £68,750 +27.90%
Slough +11 17 £85,000 -15.00% 2

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1093 (38.69%) Oracle
2 1055 (37.35%) Java
3 994 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
4 773 (27.36%) Linux
5 737 (26.09%) Finance
6 732 (25.91%) SOA
7 707 (25.03%) SQL
8 536 (18.97%) XML
9 490 (17.35%) Windows
10 484 (17.13%) IBM
11 473 (16.74%) Unix
12 457 (16.18%) WebSphere
13 448 (15.86%) JavaScript
14 431 (15.26%) Degree
15 405 (14.34%) Web Services
16 395 (13.98%) SQL Server
17 390 (13.81%) TDD
18 388 (13.73%) ITIL
19 348 (12.32%) Oracle Database
20 347 (12.28%) WebLogic
21 346 (12.25%) Scrum
22 337 (11.93%) C#
23 327 (11.58%) .NET
24 323 (11.43%) Microsoft
25 317 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
26 315 (11.15%) Oracle Fusion
27 314 (11.12%) Tomcat
28 312 (11.04%) DevOps
29 311 (11.01%) Banking
30 308 (10.90%) HTML

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 457 (16.18%) WebSphere
2 347 (12.28%) WebLogic
3 314 (11.12%) Tomcat
4 245 (8.67%) Apache
5 243 (8.60%) JBoss
6 141 (4.99%) IIS
7 99 (3.50%) Node.js
8 97 (3.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 89 (3.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 75 (2.65%) CMS
11 70 (2.48%) MQSeries
12 50 (1.77%) Mule
13 48 (1.70%) Oracle Service Bus
14 47 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
15 36 (1.27%) SharePoint
16 35 (1.24%) IBM HTTP Server
17 28 (0.99%) Liferay
18 26 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 23 (0.81%) MS Exchange
19 23 (0.81%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 176 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (0.53%) MS Office
3 15 (0.53%) MS Project
4 11 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.39%) SPSS
5 6 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.18%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 146 (5.17%) Oracle EBS
2 72 (2.55%) Oracle BPM
3 41 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
4 32 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 30 (1.06%) Oracle Retail
6 29 (1.03%) Magento
7 28 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
8 24 (0.85%) SAP CRM
9 22 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
10 21 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
10 21 (0.74%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 19 (0.67%) Temenos T24
12 16 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
13 15 (0.53%) PeopleSoft Financials
14 10 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 8 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
15 8 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
16 7 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
16 7 (0.25%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
16 7 (0.25%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 230 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 120 (4.25%) SaaS
4 113 (4.00%) PaaS
5 78 (2.76%) GitHub
6 75 (2.65%) IaaS
7 47 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
8 35 (1.24%) Office 365
9 21 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
10 19 (0.67%) Boomi
11 18 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
11 18 (0.64%) CloudBees
12 17 (0.60%) Force.com
13 14 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (0.46%) Amazon S3
15 11 (0.39%) IBM SmartCloud
16 9 (0.32%) Google Analytics
16 9 (0.32%) Oracle CX
17 7 (0.25%) Google App Engine
18 6 (0.21%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (4.67%) Firewall
2 122 (4.32%) SSL
3 112 (3.96%) HTTP
4 107 (3.79%) LAN
5 88 (3.12%) SAN
6 86 (3.04%) TCP/IP
7 78 (2.76%) Internet
8 74 (2.62%) DNS
9 70 (2.48%) WAN
10 63 (2.23%) LDAP
11 29 (1.03%) NAS
12 28 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
13 27 (0.96%) Broadband
14 25 (0.88%) Wireshark
15 23 (0.81%) AMQP
16 22 (0.78%) Network Security
17 21 (0.74%) VPN
18 19 (0.67%) Wireless
18 19 (0.67%) WLAN
19 18 (0.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 348 (12.32%) Oracle Database
3 235 (8.32%) Relational Database
4 207 (7.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 185 (6.55%) NoSQL
6 158 (5.59%) MongoDB
7 153 (5.42%) RDBMS
8 139 (4.92%) Big Data
8 139 (4.92%) Oracle Database 12c
9 134 (4.74%) MySQL
10 128 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
11 83 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
12 80 (2.83%) DB2
13 65 (2.30%) Oracle ODI
14 60 (2.12%) Oracle Database 10g
15 59 (2.09%) Hadoop
16 58 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
17 47 (1.66%) Oracle Exadata
18 41 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
19 35 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 288 (10.19%) Jenkins
2 229 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 140 (4.96%) Maven
4 136 (4.81%) JIRA
5 106 (3.75%) Subversion
6 100 (3.54%) JUnit
7 57 (2.02%) Hudson
8 55 (1.95%) Selenium
9 49 (1.73%) Eclipse
9 49 (1.73%) Talend Open Studio
10 47 (1.66%) NUnit
11 37 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
12 35 (1.24%) TeamCity
13 32 (1.13%) Ant
13 32 (1.13%) Mercurial
14 31 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 30 (1.06%) Mockito
16 29 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
17 28 (0.99%) PhpStorm
17 28 (0.99%) Toad
General
1 737 (26.09%) Finance
2 311 (11.01%) Banking
3 233 (8.25%) Retail
4 156 (5.52%) Telecoms
5 93 (3.29%) Marketing
6 49 (1.73%) Investment Banking
7 48 (1.70%) Publishing
8 47 (1.66%) Front Office
9 39 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 32 (1.13%) Advertising
11 31 (1.10%) Financial Institution
12 30 (1.06%) Back Office
13 23 (0.81%) Legal
14 20 (0.71%) Multimedia
15 16 (0.57%) Law
16 15 (0.53%) Games
17 12 (0.42%) Electronics
17 12 (0.42%) Local Government
18 9 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
19 7 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 747 (26.44%) Developer
2 625 (22.12%) Architect
3 290 (10.27%) Java Developer
4 231 (8.18%) Solutions Architect
5 226 (8.00%) Analyst
6 205 (7.26%) Senior Developer
7 196 (6.94%) Consultant
8 166 (5.88%) Administrator
9 149 (5.27%) DBA
10 121 (4.28%) Oracle DBA
11 118 (4.18%) Middleware Developer
12 107 (3.79%) .NET Developer
13 104 (3.68%) Applications Support
14 102 (3.61%) C# Developer
14 102 (3.61%) Middleware Engineer
15 100 (3.54%) Technical Architect
16 99 (3.50%) Software Engineer
17 92 (3.26%) Integration Architect
17 92 (3.26%) Support Analyst
18 84 (2.97%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 536 (18.97%) XML
2 405 (14.34%) Web Services
3 327 (11.58%) .NET
4 315 (11.15%) Oracle Fusion
5 308 (10.90%) HTML
6 294 (10.41%) Spring
7 261 (9.24%) SOAP
8 231 (8.18%) CSS
9 217 (7.68%) REST
10 214 (7.58%) J2EE
11 186 (6.58%) HTML5
12 172 (6.09%) JMS
13 161 (5.70%) ASP.NET
14 159 (5.63%) jQuery
15 158 (5.59%) JSON
16 142 (5.03%) WebSphere MQ
17 119 (4.21%) .NET Framework
18 115 (4.07%) Ajax
19 110 (3.89%) Java EE
20 106 (3.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 289 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 268 (9.49%) Computer Science
3 252 (8.92%) Enterprise Software
4 174 (6.16%) Data Centre
5 161 (5.70%) Management Information System
6 80 (2.83%) Data Integration
7 78 (2.76%) Visualisation
8 62 (2.19%) Mobile App
9 60 (2.12%) DataPower
10 58 (2.05%) Mainframe
11 54 (1.91%) PKI
12 49 (1.73%) Mathematics
13 42 (1.49%) Algorithms
13 42 (1.49%) Derivative
13 42 (1.49%) Fintech
13 42 (1.49%) User Experience
14 41 (1.45%) Clustering
15 36 (1.27%) Replication
16 34 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 33 (1.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 773 (27.36%) Linux
2 490 (17.35%) Windows
3 473 (16.74%) Unix
4 180 (6.37%) Windows Server
5 152 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 110 (3.89%) Solaris
7 78 (2.76%) AIX
8 69 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 64 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (1.38%) CentOS
11 29 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (0.99%) Windows 7
13 27 (0.96%) Android
13 27 (0.96%) SUSE
13 27 (0.96%) Ubuntu
14 19 (0.67%) Windows 10
15 17 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
16 16 (0.57%) Apple iOS
17 15 (0.53%) zOS
18 13 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 994 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
2 732 (25.91%) SOA
3 390 (13.81%) TDD
4 388 (13.73%) ITIL
5 346 (12.25%) Scrum
6 317 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
7 312 (11.04%) DevOps
8 261 (9.24%) SDLC
9 255 (9.03%) Open Source
10 251 (8.88%) Software Engineering
11 212 (7.50%) E-Commerce
12 197 (6.97%) Performance Tuning
13 189 (6.69%) Project Management
14 187 (6.62%) Analytics
14 187 (6.62%) OO
14 187 (6.62%) Waterfall
15 178 (6.30%) MVC
16 176 (6.23%) TOGAF
17 172 (6.09%) Mentoring
18 170 (6.02%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1055 (37.35%) Java
2 707 (25.03%) SQL
3 448 (15.86%) JavaScript
4 337 (11.93%) C#
5 242 (8.57%) Python
6 180 (6.37%) Perl
7 166 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 166 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 147 (5.20%) C++
9 115 (4.07%) Ruby
10 94 (3.33%) Bash Shell
11 92 (3.26%) PHP
12 89 (3.15%) PowerShell
13 58 (2.05%) T-SQL
14 42 (1.49%) C
15 37 (1.31%) Scala
16 36 (1.27%) VB
17 34 (1.20%) XPath
18 26 (0.92%) R
19 25 (0.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 431 (15.26%) Degree
2 133 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 91 (3.22%) SC Cleared
4 54 (1.91%) Oracle Certification
5 50 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (1.73%) OCP
7 46 (1.63%) ISEB
8 45 (1.59%) PhD
9 30 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
10 25 (0.88%) MCSE
11 18 (0.64%) ISTQB
12 16 (0.57%) CITP
13 15 (0.53%) MCSD
14 14 (0.50%) MCSA
15 13 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 13 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
16 11 (0.39%) DV Cleared
17 10 (0.35%) CISSP
18 9 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (6.48%) QA
2 85 (3.01%) SLA
3 44 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 35 (1.24%) ISO 9001
5 21 (0.74%) COBIT
6 16 (0.57%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.32%) ISO20022
8 7 (0.25%) RosettaNet
9 5 (0.18%) HL7
10 2 (0.071%) ISO15022
10 2 (0.071%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.071%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.035%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.035%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.035%) SEPA
System Software
1 168 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 154 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (3.72%) Oracle RAC
4 73 (2.58%) Docker
4 73 (2.58%) Hyper-V
5 41 (1.45%) vSphere
6 23 (0.81%) Squid
7 20 (0.71%) PowerHA
8 18 (0.64%) VMware ESX
9 15 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 11 (0.39%) Apache Flume
11 10 (0.35%) Varnish
12 9 (0.32%) vCloud
13 8 (0.28%) KVM
13 8 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 8 (0.28%) Xen
14 6 (0.21%) NFS
14 6 (0.21%) RACF
14 6 (0.21%) SRDF
15 5 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 202 (7.15%) Puppet
2 93 (3.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 87 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
4 71 (2.51%) Data Guard
5 70 (2.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 57 (2.02%) Ansible
7 44 (1.56%) SCCM
8 39 (1.38%) Nagios
9 31 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Management
9 31 (1.10%) Tivoli
10 26 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
11 25 (0.88%) SCOM
12 24 (0.85%) SCVMM
12 24 (0.85%) Windows Intune
13 23 (0.81%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 17 (0.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 14 (0.50%) Salt
16 13 (0.46%) Oracle ZFS
17 11 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
17 11 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1093 (38.69%) Oracle
2 484 (17.13%) IBM
3 323 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 232 (8.21%) VMware
5 181 (6.41%) Red Hat
6 114 (4.04%) TIBCO
7 109 (3.86%) SAP
8 102 (3.61%) webMethods
9 101 (3.58%) MuleSoft
10 93 (3.29%) HP
11 75 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
12 54 (1.91%) hybris
13 50 (1.77%) Cisco
14 49 (1.73%) Hortonworks
14 49 (1.73%) Talend
15 48 (1.70%) AppDynamics
16 44 (1.56%) Google
16 44 (1.56%) Informatica
17 43 (1.52%) Cloudera
18 40 (1.42%) Hyperion
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + car + 25 days
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Options
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM Group
Salary: Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
33-6 Consultancy Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits (up to 50% bonu
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + car + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
KPRS
Salary: From £58,000 to £65,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical,
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago