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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 212 175 175
Rank change year-on-year
-37 0
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1540 1766 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.39% 1.64% 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.78% 3.99% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1329 1468
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £36,571
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,600 £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
40720 44212 48079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.86% 41.02% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35086 37344 42863
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 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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 -33 1448 £60,000 +4.34% 123
London -18 682 £65,000 -7.14% 66
City of London +19 219 £70,000 -3.44% 26
South East -19 203 £52,500 -12.50% 16
East of England +65 184 £57,500 +9.52% 6
North West -48 142 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Hertfordshire +48 101 £58,750 +4.44% 3
Hampshire +14 82 £48,000 +29.72% 6
Yorkshire -37 82 £45,000 +12.78% 7
Scotland -12 69 £52,500 -
South West -18 68 £45,000 +9.75% 8
Cheshire -13 65 £50,000 +8.69%
Manchester -37 59 £50,000 +17.64% 2
West Yorkshire -38 50 £53,250 +42.00% 7
Bristol +8 43 £45,000 -21.73% 5
West Midlands -36 39 £57,500 +43.75% 10
Surrey -11 35 £55,000 -26.66%
Glasgow +13 34 £62,500 -10.71%
Essex +16 33 £81,250 +1.56% 1
Portsmouth +9 31 £48,000 +12.60%
East Midlands -6 30 £57,500 +21.05% 4
Berkshire -14 30 £54,250 -16.53% 5
Watford -3 28 £65,000 +116.66% 3
Edinburgh -21 27 £52,500 +16.66%
Oxfordshire +18 25 £50,000 -20.00% 4
Brentwood +1 25 £85,000 +6.25% 1
Rickmansworth +3 23 £75,000 +22.44%
Southampton +13 20 £60,000 +98.34% 3
Buckinghamshire +9 20 £55,750 -7.08%
Cambridgeshire -4 20 £60,000 - 1

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1476 (48.60%) Oracle
2 1158 (38.13%) Java
3 1146 (37.73%) Finance
4 871 (28.68%) SOA
5 724 (23.84%) Linux
6 689 (22.69%) UNIX
7 686 (22.59%) Oracle Fusion
8 682 (22.46%) SQL
9 594 (19.56%) Windows
10 593 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
11 558 (18.37%) WebLogic
12 509 (16.76%) Oracle Database
13 472 (15.54%) WebSphere
14 468 (15.41%) SQL Server
15 456 (15.01%) XML
16 455 (14.98%) Banking
17 449 (14.78%) Web Services
18 434 (14.29%) IBM
19 383 (12.61%) Microsoft
20 378 (12.45%) J2EE
21 312 (10.27%) Retail
22 303 (9.98%) .NET
23 294 (9.68%) Tomcat
24 293 (9.65%) JBoss
25 284 (9.35%) Spring
26 274 (9.02%) Oracle Database 11g
27 271 (8.92%) Project Management
28 269 (8.86%) Degree
29 264 (8.69%) ITIL
30 258 (8.50%) Oracle Service Bus

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 558 (18.37%) WebLogic
2 472 (15.54%) WebSphere
3 294 (9.68%) Tomcat
4 293 (9.65%) JBoss
5 258 (8.50%) Oracle Service Bus
6 249 (8.20%) Apache
7 210 (6.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 181 (5.96%) IIS
9 137 (4.51%) WebSphere Application Server
10 126 (4.15%) MQSeries
11 89 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
12 67 (2.21%) Oracle Coherence
13 58 (1.91%) WebLogic Portal
14 57 (1.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 51 (1.68%) Mule
16 48 (1.58%) IBM HTTP Server
16 48 (1.58%) CMS
17 33 (1.09%) SharePoint
18 31 (1.02%) GlassFish
19 30 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 171 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 93 (3.06%) MS Office
3 24 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.49%) MS Project
6 1 (0.033%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.033%) SPSS
6 1 (0.033%) Maya
Business Applications
1 184 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
2 152 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
3 106 (3.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 101 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
5 59 (1.94%) Oracle ERP
6 55 (1.81%) Oracle 11i
7 28 (0.92%) RMDS
8 23 (0.76%) Finacle
8 23 (0.76%) Temenos T24
9 16 (0.53%) SAP CRM
10 15 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
10 15 (0.49%) SAP FI
10 15 (0.49%) SAP CO
10 15 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
11 13 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
12 12 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
13 11 (0.36%) AWD
14 10 (0.33%) Summit
15 9 (0.30%) Magento
16 7 (0.23%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (0.89%) SaaS
3 21 (0.69%) PaaS
3 21 (0.69%) IaaS
4 16 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.16%) Office 365
7 2 (0.066%) GitHub
8 1 (0.033%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.033%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.033%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.033%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.033%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.033%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 168 (5.53%) HTTP
2 149 (4.91%) Internet
3 142 (4.68%) SAN
4 111 (3.65%) TCP/IP
5 93 (3.06%) FTP
6 86 (2.83%) WAN
7 85 (2.80%) LAN
8 84 (2.77%) Firewall
9 70 (2.30%) SSL
10 53 (1.75%) NAS
11 51 (1.68%) DNS
12 48 (1.58%) Multicast
13 40 (1.32%) SSH
14 32 (1.05%) LDAP
15 29 (0.95%) Network Security
16 26 (0.86%) PuTTY
16 26 (0.86%) WinSCP
17 23 (0.76%) FCoE
17 23 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
18 22 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 509 (16.76%) Oracle Database
2 468 (15.41%) SQL Server
3 274 (9.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 237 (7.80%) Relational Database
5 164 (5.40%) Oracle Reports
6 150 (4.94%) RDBMS
7 144 (4.74%) DB2
8 110 (3.62%) Oracle ODI
9 101 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
10 97 (3.19%) MySQL
11 80 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
12 73 (2.40%) Big Data
13 72 (2.37%) NoSQL
14 71 (2.34%) Oracle Discoverer
15 64 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 59 (1.94%) Hadoop
16 59 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
17 55 (1.81%) Oracle Exadata
18 46 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
19 41 (1.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 168 (5.53%) Maven
2 167 (5.50%) Subversion
3 128 (4.21%) Jenkins
4 124 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
4 124 (4.08%) Eclipse
5 114 (3.75%) JIRA
6 111 (3.65%) Git (software)
7 100 (3.29%) Ant
8 99 (3.26%) Hudson
9 91 (3.00%) JUnit
10 49 (1.61%) JDeveloper
11 39 (1.28%) Selenium
11 39 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
12 30 (0.99%) Toad
13 27 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
14 26 (0.86%) Cucumber
15 25 (0.82%) SoapUI
15 25 (0.82%) ClearCase
16 22 (0.72%) TeamCity
16 22 (0.72%) VisualVM
General
1 1146 (37.73%) Finance
2 455 (14.98%) Banking
3 312 (10.27%) Retail
4 125 (4.12%) Front Office
5 111 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 105 (3.46%) Investment Banking
7 61 (2.01%) Manufacturing
8 55 (1.81%) Games
9 44 (1.45%) Marketing
10 41 (1.35%) Financial Institution
11 36 (1.19%) Legal
12 31 (1.02%) Publishing
13 28 (0.92%) Back Office
14 22 (0.72%) Retail Banking
15 20 (0.66%) Electronics
15 20 (0.66%) Billing
16 14 (0.46%) Advertising
17 12 (0.40%) Law
17 12 (0.40%) French Language
18 8 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 786 (25.88%) Architect
2 695 (22.88%) Developer
3 308 (10.14%) Analyst
4 307 (10.11%) Solutions Architect
5 278 (9.15%) Java Developer
6 253 (8.33%) Consultant
7 186 (6.12%) Support Analyst
8 175 (5.76%) Senior Developer
9 172 (5.66%) DBA
10 170 (5.60%) Oracle DBA
11 135 (4.45%) Infrastructure Architect
12 126 (4.15%) Applications Support
13 118 (3.89%) Integration Architect
14 112 (3.69%) Oracle Applications DBA
15 108 (3.56%) Administrator
16 105 (3.46%) Middleware Developer
17 95 (3.13%) Technical Architect
18 83 (2.73%) Software Engineer
19 82 (2.70%) Oracle Architect
20 73 (2.40%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 686 (22.59%) Oracle Fusion
2 456 (15.01%) XML
3 449 (14.78%) Web Services
4 378 (12.45%) J2EE
5 303 (9.98%) .NET
6 284 (9.35%) Spring
7 214 (7.05%) HTML
8 182 (5.99%) SOAP
9 181 (5.96%) JMS
10 136 (4.48%) Hibernate
11 127 (4.18%) XSLT
12 119 (3.92%) Java EE
13 110 (3.62%) WebSphere MQ
14 103 (3.39%) CSS
15 96 (3.16%) ASP.NET
16 93 (3.06%) REST
17 91 (3.00%) JDBC
18 87 (2.86%) XSD
19 77 (2.54%) JSON
20 75 (2.47%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 251 (8.26%) Enterprise Software
2 190 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
3 137 (4.51%) Mainframe
4 128 (4.21%) Open Source
5 121 (3.98%) Computer Science
6 104 (3.42%) Clustering
7 101 (3.33%) Management Information System
8 85 (2.80%) Data Integration
9 72 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 65 (2.14%) Client/Server
11 54 (1.78%) Mobile App
12 52 (1.71%) IBM Mainframe
13 50 (1.65%) Mathematics
14 45 (1.48%) PKI
14 45 (1.48%) Fixed Income
15 42 (1.38%) DataPower
16 39 (1.28%) N-Tier
17 34 (1.12%) Derivative
18 33 (1.09%) Tandem
19 32 (1.05%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 724 (23.84%) Linux
2 689 (22.69%) UNIX
3 594 (19.56%) Windows
4 240 (7.90%) Solaris
5 199 (6.55%) AIX
6 121 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 88 (2.90%) HPUX
8 47 (1.55%) zOS
9 34 (1.12%) SUSE
9 34 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (1.05%) Android
11 29 (0.95%) OS/400
12 26 (0.86%) Apple iOS
13 17 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
14 14 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.30%) Windows 7
16 8 (0.26%) Windows Phone
17 7 (0.23%) Nucleus RTOS
17 7 (0.23%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 871 (28.68%) SOA
2 593 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
3 271 (8.92%) Project Management
4 264 (8.69%) ITIL
5 227 (7.47%) OO
6 213 (7.01%) E-Commerce
7 195 (6.42%) Scrum
8 193 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
9 192 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
10 190 (6.26%) TDD
11 182 (5.99%) Software Engineering
12 177 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
13 175 (5.76%) TOGAF
14 167 (5.50%) Mentoring
15 165 (5.43%) Waterfall
16 162 (5.33%) ERP
17 151 (4.97%) CRM
18 147 (4.84%) Enterprise Architecture
19 146 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
20 145 (4.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1158 (38.13%) Java
2 682 (22.46%) SQL
3 248 (8.17%) C#
4 217 (7.15%) JavaScript
5 170 (5.60%) Shell Script
6 163 (5.37%) Perl
7 158 (5.20%) C++
8 127 (4.18%) Python
9 107 (3.52%) C
10 78 (2.57%) PL/SQL
11 73 (2.40%) Bash Shell
12 68 (2.24%) T-SQL
13 54 (1.78%) PHP
14 46 (1.51%) XPath
15 45 (1.48%) VB
16 34 (1.12%) PowerShell
17 32 (1.05%) Scala
17 32 (1.05%) VBA
18 27 (0.89%) F#
19 26 (0.86%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 269 (8.86%) Degree
2 200 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 155 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 65 (2.14%) DV Cleared
5 39 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 35 (1.15%) ISEB
6 35 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
7 20 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
10 13 (0.43%) CISSP
10 13 (0.43%) PMP
10 13 (0.43%) PMI Certification
10 13 (0.43%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (0.40%) CCIE
12 9 (0.30%) MCSE
13 8 (0.26%) CCNP
13 8 (0.26%) RHCE
14 7 (0.23%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (4.58%) QA
2 77 (2.54%) SLA
3 31 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 20 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 14 (0.46%) COBIT
6 9 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.16%) ISO 8583
8 5 (0.16%) COSO
9 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.099%) RosettaNet
11 1 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.033%) HL7
11 1 (0.033%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.033%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.033%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.033%) EMIR
11 1 (0.033%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 138 (4.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 129 (4.25%) Oracle RAC
3 65 (2.14%) Active Directory
4 53 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
5 44 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 34 (1.12%) KVM
7 32 (1.05%) NFS
8 23 (0.76%) SRDF
9 19 (0.63%) vSphere
10 14 (0.46%) VMware ESX
10 14 (0.46%) Squid
11 9 (0.30%) Xen
12 8 (0.26%) XenApp
12 8 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 7 (0.23%) ClearTrust
14 5 (0.16%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.13%) Firmware
15 4 (0.13%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.13%) RHEV
16 3 (0.099%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 83 (2.73%) Tivoli
2 75 (2.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 56 (1.84%) Data Guard
4 51 (1.68%) Puppet
5 26 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (0.86%) Opsview
5 26 (0.86%) Nagios
6 18 (0.59%) MOM
6 18 (0.59%) Oracle EDQ
7 16 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
8 10 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
8 10 (0.33%) OpenAM
9 9 (0.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 8 (0.26%) BMC Performance Manager
10 8 (0.26%) SCOM
11 7 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
11 7 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
12 6 (0.20%) SCCM
13 5 (0.16%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1476 (48.60%) Oracle
2 434 (14.29%) IBM
3 383 (12.61%) Microsoft
4 254 (8.36%) TIBCO
5 190 (6.26%) VMware
6 163 (5.37%) SAP
7 151 (4.97%) Red Hat
8 127 (4.18%) HP
9 123 (4.05%) Cisco
10 98 (3.23%) NetApp
11 94 (3.10%) EMC
12 91 (3.00%) webMethods
13 68 (2.24%) Citrix
14 60 (1.98%) Sybase
15 53 (1.75%) Symantec
16 50 (1.65%) Informatica
16 50 (1.65%) Siebel
16 50 (1.65%) BMC
17 49 (1.61%) CA
18 46 (1.51%) 29West
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Phone, Insurance
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £125000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail - AMS
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Yorkshire Building Society
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60 - £110 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TRYZENS LTD
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago