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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 224 197 184
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -13
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1533 1512 1854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.34% 1.44% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.55% 3.62% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1173 1128 1431
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.06%

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
43136 41753 46830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 39.71% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36299 36236 41123
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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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 -20 1425 £56,000 -6.66% 146
London +3 689 £60,000 -11.11% 69
City of London +40 245 £62,500 -3.84% 33
East of England +84 191 £57,500 +27.77% 20
South East -68 183 £51,000 -6.42% 19
Hertfordshire +57 97 £60,000 +33.33% 6
North West -56 86 £45,000 +3.44% 10
West Midlands -9 81 £50,000 +42.85% 6
Yorkshire -13 76 £45,000 -11.89% 11
South West -48 75 £41,000 -0.60% 11
Scotland -4 67 £42,000 +5.00% 7
Hampshire -26 60 £48,000 -11.11% 9
West Yorkshire -37 51 £55,000 -12.00% 5
Cheshire -14 44 £54,000 +17.39% 3
Bristol +17 41 £41,000 +9.33% 7
Edinburgh -10 39 £45,000 +28.57% 1
East Midlands -11 39 £46,250 +23.33%
Birmingham +12 38 £66,250 +32.50% 1
Surrey -26 32 £55,500 +2.77% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 31 £80,000 -
Essex +26 30 £80,000 +60.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 27 £64,500 -0.76% 3
Leeds -33 27 £60,000 - 5
Glasgow -1 26 £41,500 -17.00% 5
Manchester -44 25 £45,000 +45.16% 6
Cambridgeshire +11 24 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Cambridge +15 23 £46,250 -15.90% 3
Suffolk +22 22 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Hitchin +8 20 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Berkshire -51 20 £54,000 -16.92% 3

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1550 (47.91%) Oracle
2 1268 (39.20%) Java
3 1124 (34.74%) Finance
4 887 (27.42%) SOA
5 848 (26.21%) Linux
6 845 (26.12%) SQL
7 735 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
8 727 (22.47%) Oracle Fusion
9 666 (20.59%) UNIX
10 588 (18.18%) Windows
11 566 (17.50%) Oracle Database
12 530 (16.38%) SQL Server
13 525 (16.23%) WebLogic
14 507 (15.67%) Web Services
15 474 (14.65%) XML
16 382 (11.81%) .NET
17 381 (11.78%) Banking
18 370 (11.44%) WebSphere
19 369 (11.41%) J2EE
20 357 (11.04%) Microsoft
21 345 (10.66%) Degree
22 341 (10.54%) Oracle Database 11g
23 336 (10.39%) JavaScript
24 322 (9.95%) Tomcat
25 312 (9.64%) Software Engineering
26 303 (9.37%) TIBCO
27 296 (9.15%) Apache
28 291 (9.00%) HTML
29 280 (8.66%) Enterprise Software
30 279 (8.62%) IBM

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 525 (16.23%) WebLogic
2 370 (11.44%) WebSphere
3 322 (9.95%) Tomcat
4 296 (9.15%) Apache
5 229 (7.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 217 (6.71%) Oracle Service Bus
7 189 (5.84%) IIS
8 126 (3.89%) BizTalk Server
9 107 (3.31%) MQSeries
10 101 (3.12%) WebSphere Application Server
11 61 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
12 57 (1.76%) Oracle Coherence
12 57 (1.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 50 (1.55%) CMS
14 45 (1.39%) SharePoint
15 44 (1.36%) WebLogic Portal
16 42 (1.30%) TIBCO EMS
16 42 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
17 39 (1.21%) GlassFish
18 37 (1.14%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 163 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 78 (2.41%) MS Office
3 21 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.37%) MS Project
5 10 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.062%) SPSS
8 1 (0.031%) Maya
Business Applications
1 228 (7.05%) Oracle EBS
2 162 (5.01%) Oracle BPM
3 160 (4.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 156 (4.82%) Oracle Applications
5 81 (2.50%) Oracle 11i
6 60 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
7 39 (1.21%) BusinessWorks
7 39 (1.21%) RMDS
8 27 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
9 23 (0.71%) TIBCO iProcess
10 21 (0.65%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
10 21 (0.65%) SAP FI
10 21 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
10 21 (0.65%) SAP CO
11 13 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
12 12 (0.37%) Maximo
12 12 (0.37%) Summit
13 11 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
14 10 (0.31%) Front Arena
14 10 (0.31%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 47 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (0.90%) SaaS
3 28 (0.87%) GitHub
4 24 (0.74%) PaaS
5 21 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
7 12 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.22%) IaaS
10 6 (0.19%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.093%) Force.com
12 2 (0.062%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.031%) Office 365
13 1 (0.031%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.031%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 199 (6.15%) HTTP
2 140 (4.33%) SAN
3 124 (3.83%) Internet
4 121 (3.74%) SSL
5 114 (3.52%) TCP/IP
6 106 (3.28%) Firewall
7 83 (2.57%) WAN
8 77 (2.38%) DNS
9 73 (2.26%) LAN
10 67 (2.07%) FTP
11 65 (2.01%) NAS
12 43 (1.33%) Multicast
13 38 (1.17%) LDAP
14 24 (0.74%) Wireless
15 23 (0.71%) VoIP
16 20 (0.62%) FCoE
16 20 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
16 20 (0.62%) Network Security
17 18 (0.56%) SSH
18 17 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 566 (17.50%) Oracle Database
2 530 (16.38%) SQL Server
3 341 (10.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 175 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 144 (4.45%) Oracle ODI
6 137 (4.23%) MySQL
7 135 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
8 130 (4.02%) Oracle BI EE
9 117 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
10 110 (3.40%) Big Data
11 100 (3.09%) RDBMS
12 97 (3.00%) DB2
13 95 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
14 83 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
15 74 (2.29%) Hadoop
16 71 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 67 (2.07%) Oracle Exadata
18 66 (2.04%) NoSQL
19 60 (1.85%) MongoDB
20 54 (1.67%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 210 (6.49%) Subversion
2 147 (4.54%) Hudson
3 143 (4.42%) Maven
4 142 (4.39%) Git (software)
5 130 (4.02%) Eclipse
6 125 (3.86%) Ant
7 108 (3.34%) JIRA
8 106 (3.28%) Jenkins
9 95 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
10 94 (2.91%) JUnit
11 93 (2.87%) JDeveloper
12 56 (1.73%) Talend Open Studio
13 48 (1.48%) Selenium
14 42 (1.30%) Visual Studio
14 42 (1.30%) Xcode
15 36 (1.11%) Cucumber
16 30 (0.93%) SoapUI
17 28 (0.87%) Toad
18 26 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
19 25 (0.77%) JMeter
General
1 1124 (34.74%) Finance
2 381 (11.78%) Banking
3 226 (6.99%) Retail
4 150 (4.64%) Front Office
5 131 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 121 (3.74%) Investment Banking
7 83 (2.57%) Games
8 65 (2.01%) Manufacturing
9 64 (1.98%) Marketing
10 56 (1.73%) Publishing
11 42 (1.30%) Legal
12 28 (0.87%) Billing
13 22 (0.68%) Military
13 22 (0.68%) Electronics
14 19 (0.59%) Back Office
15 18 (0.56%) Advertising
15 18 (0.56%) Law
16 15 (0.46%) French Language
16 15 (0.46%) Retail Banking
17 14 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 760 (23.49%) Developer
2 654 (20.22%) Architect
3 301 (9.30%) Analyst
4 299 (9.24%) Solutions Architect
4 299 (9.24%) Java Developer
5 266 (8.22%) Consultant
6 211 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 200 (6.18%) DBA
8 189 (5.84%) Oracle DBA
9 170 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 151 (4.67%) Administrator
11 144 (4.45%) Support Analyst
12 143 (4.42%) Applications Support
13 115 (3.55%) Oracle Architect
14 107 (3.31%) Infrastructure Architect
15 95 (2.94%) Oracle Applications DBA
16 84 (2.60%) Technical Leader
17 83 (2.57%) Senior Java Developer
18 79 (2.44%) Middleware Engineer
19 76 (2.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 727 (22.47%) Oracle Fusion
2 507 (15.67%) Web Services
3 474 (14.65%) XML
4 382 (11.81%) .NET
5 369 (11.41%) J2EE
6 291 (9.00%) HTML
7 276 (8.53%) Spring
8 214 (6.62%) JMS
9 204 (6.31%) SOAP
10 178 (5.50%) Java EE
10 178 (5.50%) CSS
11 139 (4.30%) XSLT
12 125 (3.86%) ASP.NET
13 124 (3.83%) Hibernate
14 100 (3.09%) Rendezvous
15 99 (3.06%) HTML5
16 92 (2.84%) .NET Framework
17 89 (2.75%) REST
18 87 (2.69%) WebSphere MQ
19 83 (2.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 280 (8.66%) Enterprise Software
2 238 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 183 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 132 (4.08%) Open Source
5 110 (3.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 102 (3.15%) Management Information System
7 85 (2.63%) Clustering
8 79 (2.44%) Data Integration
8 79 (2.44%) Mobile App
9 66 (2.04%) Mathematics
10 60 (1.85%) Mainframe
11 54 (1.67%) SWIFT
12 53 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
13 47 (1.45%) PKI
13 47 (1.45%) Client/Server
14 46 (1.42%) N-Tier
15 44 (1.36%) Replication
16 40 (1.24%) User Experience
17 36 (1.11%) Derivative
18 32 (0.99%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 848 (26.21%) Linux
2 666 (20.59%) UNIX
3 588 (18.18%) Windows
4 252 (7.79%) Solaris
5 193 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 142 (4.39%) AIX
7 73 (2.26%) HPUX
8 63 (1.95%) Apple iOS
9 51 (1.58%) Android
10 40 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
13 22 (0.68%) zOS
14 17 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (0.53%) SUSE
15 16 (0.49%) CentOS
16 14 (0.43%) Fedora
16 14 (0.43%) Windows 7
17 12 (0.37%) OS/400
18 10 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 887 (27.42%) SOA
2 735 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
3 312 (9.64%) Software Engineering
4 260 (8.04%) Project Management
5 254 (7.85%) Scrum
6 247 (7.64%) ITIL
7 245 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
8 216 (6.68%) OO
9 211 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
10 204 (6.31%) ERP
11 197 (6.09%) Multithreading
12 196 (6.06%) E-Commerce
13 181 (5.60%) TDD
14 166 (5.13%) CRM
14 166 (5.13%) Waterfall
15 162 (5.01%) Continuous Integration
16 157 (4.85%) TOGAF
17 148 (4.57%) Mentoring
18 147 (4.54%) UML
19 135 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1268 (39.20%) Java
2 845 (26.12%) SQL
3 336 (10.39%) JavaScript
4 278 (8.59%) C#
5 178 (5.50%) Shell Script
6 167 (5.16%) C++
7 157 (4.85%) PL/SQL
8 153 (4.73%) C
9 150 (4.64%) Python
10 136 (4.20%) Perl
11 92 (2.84%) T-SQL
12 78 (2.41%) PHP
13 67 (2.07%) Bash Shell
14 61 (1.89%) VB
15 54 (1.67%) Objective-C
16 49 (1.51%) VB.NET
17 48 (1.48%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 36 (1.11%) XQuery
19 33 (1.02%) Ruby
20 32 (0.99%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 345 (10.66%) Degree
2 221 (6.83%) Security Cleared
3 165 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 52 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 33 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
7 26 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
8 20 (0.62%) OCP
9 19 (0.59%) ISEB
10 17 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 17 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 14 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (0.43%) CISSP
12 13 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (0.40%) PMP
13 12 (0.37%) ISTQB
13 12 (0.37%) PMI Certification
13 12 (0.37%) CCIE
14 9 (0.28%) MCAD
14 9 (0.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (3.62%) QA
2 66 (2.04%) SLA
3 33 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 30 (0.93%) ISO 9001
5 17 (0.53%) COBIT
6 15 (0.46%) HL7
7 8 (0.25%) COSO
8 6 (0.19%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.15%) ISO 8583
10 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.031%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.031%) DO-178B
System Software
1 145 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 141 (4.36%) Oracle RAC
3 82 (2.53%) Active Directory
4 65 (2.01%) Oracle RMAN
5 26 (0.80%) VMware ESX
6 25 (0.77%) NFS
7 22 (0.68%) Hyper-V
7 22 (0.68%) SRDF
8 17 (0.53%) vSphere
8 17 (0.53%) Xen
9 16 (0.49%) Varnish
10 12 (0.37%) KVM
11 7 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (0.22%) RHEV
11 7 (0.22%) ClearTrust
12 6 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 5 (0.15%) PowerHA
14 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.12%) XenApp
15 2 (0.062%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 84 (2.60%) Tivoli
2 64 (1.98%) Data Guard
3 59 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Management
4 58 (1.79%) Puppet
5 50 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 42 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 26 (0.80%) Oracle EDQ
9 25 (0.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 22 (0.68%) Nagios
11 19 (0.59%) Opsview
12 16 (0.49%) Vagrant
13 10 (0.31%) NetBackup
13 10 (0.31%) Control-M
13 10 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 9 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (0.25%) BMC Performance Manager
15 8 (0.25%) Cacti
16 7 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
16 7 (0.22%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1550 (47.91%) Oracle
2 357 (11.04%) Microsoft
3 303 (9.37%) TIBCO
4 279 (8.62%) IBM
5 234 (7.23%) JBoss
6 213 (6.58%) Red Hat
7 184 (5.69%) VMware
8 167 (5.16%) SAP
9 86 (2.66%) Sybase
9 86 (2.66%) Cisco
9 86 (2.66%) HP
9 86 (2.66%) Informatica
10 78 (2.41%) NetApp
11 76 (2.35%) 29West
12 70 (2.16%) EMC
13 67 (2.07%) webMethods
14 56 (1.73%) Talend
15 44 (1.36%) Siebel
15 44 (1.36%) Adobe
16 43 (1.33%) Citrix
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Maximum £40,000 plus discretionary b
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £85k - 90k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £57,000 per annum + Car Allowance and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing
Salary: Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £89999 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £70000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday