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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 200 208 222
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1724 1702 1448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.56% 1.42% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.14% 3.63% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1337 1284 1119
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +6.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +4.25%

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
41661 46884 44071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 39.08% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 35625 40073 38318
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 £65,000
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 July 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 July 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 +11 1600 £60,000 - 177
London +31 788 £65,000 -3.70% 71
South East +32 253 £50,000 - 19
City of London +26 246 £62,500 - 26
South West +21 142 £43,596 +2.57% 20
North West +51 138 £50,000 - 13
Berkshire +46 92 £62,500 +15.74% 4
Manchester +43 88 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Scotland +27 86 £51,500 +10.16% 3
West Midlands +21 76 £49,000 +30.66% 9
East of England -67 75 £47,500 -5.00% 23
Yorkshire -3 73 £58,750 +38.23% 10
Surrey +25 60 £47,500 - 2
Reading +48 56 £51,250 -1.44% 1
East Midlands -22 50 £45,000 - 3
Glasgow +43 46 £55,000 +29.41% 2
West Yorkshire -20 40 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Bristol 0 39 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Leeds +16 35 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +6 35 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Essex +4 34 £40,000 -15.78% 10
Dorset +34 32 £53,750 -27.36% 6
Bournemouth +19 32 £53,750 - 6
Edinburgh -3 32 £50,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +5 28 £42,500 +3.65% 2
Northamptonshire +24 27 £45,000 -18.18%
Hampshire -18 27 £51,750 +7.81% 6
Hertfordshire -62 26 £45,000 -10.89% 6
Cheshire -7 25 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Wiltshire -3 24 £45,000 -18.18% 7

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1564 (47.27%) Oracle
2 1307 (39.50%) Java
3 1235 (37.32%) Finance
4 922 (27.86%) Linux
5 916 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
6 885 (26.75%) SOA
7 800 (24.18%) SQL
8 672 (20.31%) Oracle Fusion
9 630 (19.04%) Oracle Database
10 608 (18.37%) UNIX
11 600 (18.13%) Web Services
12 583 (17.62%) Windows
13 537 (16.23%) SQL Server
14 522 (15.78%) XML
15 474 (14.32%) WebSphere
16 464 (14.02%) WebLogic
17 459 (13.87%) IBM
18 426 (12.87%) Banking
19 414 (12.51%) Degree
20 392 (11.85%) .NET
21 391 (11.82%) JavaScript
22 385 (11.63%) C#
23 377 (11.39%) Microsoft
24 364 (11.00%) Oracle Database 11g
25 345 (10.43%) HTML
26 337 (10.18%) Spring
27 335 (10.12%) Tomcat
28 334 (10.09%) Performance Tuning
29 329 (9.94%) JBoss
30 322 (9.73%) SDLC

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 474 (14.32%) WebSphere
2 464 (14.02%) WebLogic
3 335 (10.12%) Tomcat
4 329 (9.94%) JBoss
5 315 (9.52%) Apache
6 285 (8.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 249 (7.52%) Oracle Service Bus
8 203 (6.13%) IIS
9 146 (4.41%) Oracle Coherence
10 131 (3.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 94 (2.84%) WebSphere Application Server
12 89 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
13 82 (2.48%) CMS
14 73 (2.21%) MQSeries
15 71 (2.15%) Node.js
16 54 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
17 53 (1.60%) Mule
18 46 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 45 (1.36%) WebLogic Portal
20 40 (1.21%) GlassFish
Applications
1 166 (5.02%) MS Excel
2 66 (1.99%) MS Office
3 22 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.30%) MS Project
6 7 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.12%) Simulink
8 3 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.060%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 253 (7.65%) Oracle EBS
2 192 (5.80%) Oracle BPM
3 116 (3.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 83 (2.51%) Oracle Applications
5 81 (2.45%) RMDS
6 45 (1.36%) Oracle Cash Management
7 36 (1.09%) Oracle 11i
8 33 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
9 32 (0.97%) Temenos T24
10 30 (0.91%) SAP CRM
10 30 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
11 23 (0.70%) SAP HR
12 21 (0.63%) Endur
12 21 (0.63%) AWD
13 19 (0.57%) Markit EDM
14 17 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
15 16 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
16 14 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
17 13 (0.39%) Hyperion Planning
18 10 (0.30%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 96 (2.90%) SaaS
2 83 (2.51%) PaaS
3 79 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
4 52 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 40 (1.21%) IaaS
6 31 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
7 25 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (0.73%) IBM PureFlex
9 23 (0.70%) Boomi
10 15 (0.45%) GitHub
11 10 (0.30%) Force.com
11 10 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.27%) Heroku
13 8 (0.24%) Office 365
14 7 (0.21%) iPaaS
15 6 (0.18%) Route 53
15 6 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
16 5 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
17 3 (0.091%) Google Apps
18 2 (0.060%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 201 (6.07%) HTTP
2 196 (5.92%) SAN
3 178 (5.38%) WAN
4 173 (5.23%) LAN
5 146 (4.41%) NAS
6 136 (4.11%) Multicast
7 130 (3.93%) Firewall
8 113 (3.41%) FCoE
8 113 (3.41%) Fibre Channel
9 100 (3.02%) TCP/IP
10 84 (2.54%) Internet
11 55 (1.66%) iSCSI
12 48 (1.45%) SSL
13 47 (1.42%) LDAP
14 39 (1.18%) DNS
15 34 (1.03%) Network Security
16 28 (0.85%) FTP
17 22 (0.66%) VoIP
18 15 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
19 14 (0.42%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 630 (19.04%) Oracle Database
2 537 (16.23%) SQL Server
3 364 (11.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 307 (9.28%) Relational Database
5 226 (6.83%) RDBMS
6 179 (5.41%) MySQL
7 178 (5.38%) Oracle ODI
8 175 (5.29%) DB2
9 150 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
10 146 (4.41%) Hadoop
11 132 (3.99%) Big Data
12 130 (3.93%) MongoDB
13 110 (3.32%) Oracle Exadata
14 96 (2.90%) Oracle BI EE
15 94 (2.84%) NoSQL
16 89 (2.69%) HBase
17 83 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
18 81 (2.45%) Oracle Database 10g
19 58 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 56 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 166 (5.02%) Git (software)
2 155 (4.68%) Maven
3 143 (4.32%) Jenkins
4 130 (3.93%) Subversion
5 94 (2.84%) JUnit
6 88 (2.66%) Eclipse
7 80 (2.42%) Hudson
8 75 (2.27%) SoapUI
9 71 (2.15%) Ant
10 61 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
11 57 (1.72%) JIRA
12 41 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
12 41 (1.24%) Talend Open Studio
13 39 (1.18%) Visual Studio
14 38 (1.15%) Mockito
15 36 (1.09%) TeamCity
15 36 (1.09%) LoadRunner
16 33 (1.00%) Selenium
17 31 (0.94%) ClearCase
18 22 (0.66%) Mercurial
General
1 1235 (37.32%) Finance
2 426 (12.87%) Banking
3 249 (7.52%) Retail
4 112 (3.38%) Front Office
5 110 (3.32%) Telecoms
6 76 (2.30%) Financial Institution
7 67 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 54 (1.63%) Marketing
9 49 (1.48%) Investment Banking
10 44 (1.33%) Billing
10 44 (1.33%) Back Office
11 39 (1.18%) Games
12 30 (0.91%) Advertising
13 29 (0.88%) Military
14 25 (0.76%) Automotive
15 22 (0.66%) Law
16 17 (0.51%) Legal
17 16 (0.48%) Publishing
18 15 (0.45%) Electronics
18 15 (0.45%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 921 (27.83%) Architect
2 884 (26.72%) Developer
3 314 (9.49%) Solutions Architect
4 293 (8.85%) Java Developer
5 285 (8.61%) Consultant
6 277 (8.37%) Analyst
7 211 (6.38%) Technical Architect
8 209 (6.32%) Infrastructure Architect
9 203 (6.13%) Senior Developer
10 151 (4.56%) Oracle Architect
11 146 (4.41%) Software Engineer
12 132 (3.99%) DBA
13 122 (3.69%) Lead Architect
14 111 (3.35%) Oracle DBA
15 107 (3.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
16 106 (3.20%) SOA Consultant
17 102 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
18 100 (3.02%) Integration Architect
19 96 (2.90%) Oracle Consultant
20 95 (2.87%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 672 (20.31%) Oracle Fusion
2 600 (18.13%) Web Services
3 522 (15.78%) XML
4 392 (11.85%) .NET
5 345 (10.43%) HTML
6 337 (10.18%) Spring
7 312 (9.43%) JMS
8 308 (9.31%) J2EE
9 269 (8.13%) SOAP
10 245 (7.40%) XSLT
11 193 (5.83%) CSS
12 189 (5.71%) REST
13 182 (5.50%) Hibernate
14 181 (5.47%) Java EE
15 140 (4.23%) ASP.NET
16 139 (4.20%) WSDL
17 136 (4.11%) HTML5
18 127 (3.84%) XSD
19 117 (3.54%) WebSphere MQ
20 111 (3.35%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 248 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
2 200 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
3 184 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 179 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 145 (4.38%) Management Information System
6 127 (3.84%) Mainframe
7 112 (3.38%) Data Integration
8 106 (3.20%) Clustering
9 69 (2.09%) Hedge funds
10 68 (2.06%) Client/Server
11 56 (1.69%) PKI
11 56 (1.69%) Visualisation
12 52 (1.57%) Oracle Exalogic
13 50 (1.51%) Equities
14 49 (1.48%) N-Tier
14 49 (1.48%) Mathematics
14 49 (1.48%) DataPower
15 47 (1.42%) Mobile App
15 47 (1.42%) Replication
16 43 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 922 (27.86%) Linux
2 608 (18.37%) UNIX
3 583 (17.62%) Windows
4 271 (8.19%) Solaris
5 115 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 102 (3.08%) AIX
7 80 (2.42%) Android
8 56 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 45 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
10 38 (1.15%) SUSE
10 38 (1.15%) HPUX
11 37 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (1.06%) zOS
13 30 (0.91%) CentOS
14 25 (0.76%) OS/400
15 23 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (0.66%) Ubuntu
17 18 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
17 18 (0.54%) Nucleus RTOS
18 16 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 916 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
2 885 (26.75%) SOA
3 334 (10.09%) Performance Tuning
4 322 (9.73%) SDLC
5 304 (9.19%) Software Engineering
6 277 (8.37%) OO
7 262 (7.92%) Mentoring
8 244 (7.37%) Scrum
9 229 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
10 221 (6.68%) TOGAF
11 220 (6.65%) Open Source
12 214 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
13 205 (6.20%) ITIL
14 201 (6.07%) Project Management
15 196 (5.92%) E-Commerce
16 192 (5.80%) TDD
16 192 (5.80%) DevOps
17 183 (5.53%) MVC
18 177 (5.35%) ERP
18 177 (5.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1307 (39.50%) Java
2 800 (24.18%) SQL
3 391 (11.82%) JavaScript
4 385 (11.63%) C#
5 240 (7.25%) C++
6 217 (6.56%) Perl
7 216 (6.53%) Python
8 164 (4.96%) PL/SQL
9 150 (4.53%) C
10 140 (4.23%) Shell Script
11 108 (3.26%) Ruby
11 108 (3.26%) T-SQL
12 96 (2.90%) PHP
13 86 (2.60%) Bash Shell
14 69 (2.09%) XPath
15 56 (1.69%) VB
16 53 (1.60%) VB.NET
16 53 (1.60%) PowerShell
17 51 (1.54%) Scala
18 42 (1.27%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 414 (12.51%) Degree
2 155 (4.68%) Security Cleared
3 128 (3.87%) SC Cleared
4 39 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 28 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 26 (0.79%) CISSP
7 24 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
8 23 (0.70%) ISEB
9 19 (0.57%) CISM
9 19 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (0.54%) PMI Certification
11 15 (0.45%) PhD
12 13 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (0.36%) CISA
13 12 (0.36%) CCNP
14 10 (0.30%) CCNA
15 9 (0.27%) OCP
15 9 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 8 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (5.32%) QA
2 58 (1.75%) SLA
3 18 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.39%) COBIT
6 12 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.21%) RosettaNet
8 7 (0.21%) HL7
9 6 (0.18%) ISO 8583
10 4 (0.12%) EMIR
11 2 (0.060%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.060%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.030%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 222 (6.71%) Oracle RAC
2 207 (6.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (3.48%) NFS
4 113 (3.41%) Hyper-V
4 113 (3.41%) SRDF
5 78 (2.36%) KVM
6 66 (1.99%) Active Directory
7 63 (1.90%) Xen
8 38 (1.15%) VMware ESX
9 24 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 21 (0.63%) Squid
11 17 (0.51%) Varnish
12 16 (0.48%) VirtualBox
13 12 (0.36%) Docker
14 11 (0.33%) vSphere
15 9 (0.27%) RACF
16 7 (0.21%) XenServer
17 6 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
18 5 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 4 (0.12%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 153 (4.62%) Puppet
2 94 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
3 81 (2.45%) Data Guard
4 79 (2.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 67 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 44 (1.33%) Tivoli
7 33 (1.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 27 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Management
9 21 (0.63%) Vagrant
10 20 (0.60%) Opsview
10 20 (0.60%) Nagios
11 19 (0.57%) Ansible
12 18 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
13 15 (0.45%) Cobbler
13 15 (0.45%) Oracle Statspack
13 15 (0.45%) Salt
13 15 (0.45%) MOM
14 14 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
15 13 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
16 12 (0.36%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1564 (47.27%) Oracle
2 459 (13.87%) IBM
3 377 (11.39%) Microsoft
4 300 (9.07%) TIBCO
5 261 (7.89%) VMware
6 199 (6.01%) Cisco
7 186 (5.62%) Red Hat
8 164 (4.96%) SAP
9 153 (4.62%) NetApp
10 150 (4.53%) EMC
11 112 (3.38%) Sybase
12 111 (3.35%) Intel
13 102 (3.08%) HP
14 81 (2.45%) DataSynapse
15 74 (2.24%) Informatica
16 59 (1.78%) webMethods
17 53 (1.60%) Siebel
18 48 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
19 41 (1.24%) Talend
20 38 (1.15%) CheckPoint
Stratford-upon-avon, Warwickshire
SQ Computer Personnel
Salary: a car
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
William Alexander Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 10 hours ago
Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 14 hours ago
Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 14 hours ago
Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 14 hours ago
Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Network ITR
Salary: £30,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
ITR Partners Limited
Posted: Yesterday