The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 52 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 16 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.96% 0.26% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 0.55% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £65,000 - £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -2.06%
Middleware
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
144 182 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.62% 47.89% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 95 140 81
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Middleware across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Middleware
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Middleware across the Watford region.

Middleware Salary Trend in Watford

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 43 (97.73%) Java
2 42 (95.45%) Finance
3 37 (84.09%) IBM
3 37 (84.09%) SQL
3 37 (84.09%) Oracle
3 37 (84.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 37 (84.09%) IIS
3 37 (84.09%) UNIX
3 37 (84.09%) Windows
3 37 (84.09%) Solaris
3 37 (84.09%) Tomcat
3 37 (84.09%) HTTP
3 37 (84.09%) IBM HTTP Server
3 37 (84.09%) WebSphere
4 35 (79.55%) J2EE
5 34 (77.27%) DB2
5 34 (77.27%) Linux
5 34 (77.27%) AIX
5 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
5 34 (77.27%) Manufacturing
6 33 (75.00%) FTP
6 33 (75.00%) MQSeries
6 33 (75.00%) E-Commerce
6 33 (75.00%) MS Office
6 33 (75.00%) JDBC
6 33 (75.00%) Retail
7 22 (50.00%) Problem Management
8 21 (47.73%) ITIL
9 20 (45.45%) Perl
9 20 (45.45%) Bash Shell

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 37 (84.09%) WebSphere Application Server
1 37 (84.09%) IIS
1 37 (84.09%) Tomcat
1 37 (84.09%) IBM HTTP Server
1 37 (84.09%) WebSphere
2 33 (75.00%) MQSeries
3 10 (22.73%) Apache
3 10 (22.73%) WebLogic
4 4 (9.09%) Tuxedo
4 4 (9.09%) GlassFish
4 4 (9.09%) iPlanet
5 2 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 37 (84.09%) HTTP
2 33 (75.00%) FTP
3 6 (13.64%) ATM
4 4 (9.09%) SSL
5 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (77.27%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
General
1 42 (95.45%) Finance
2 34 (77.27%) Manufacturing
3 33 (75.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Analyst
2 32 (72.73%) Support Analyst
2 32 (72.73%) Operations Analyst
2 32 (72.73%) Operations Support Analyst
3 13 (29.55%) Junior
3 13 (29.55%) Junior Analyst
3 13 (29.55%) Junior Support Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Middleware Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Middleware Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Middleware Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (79.55%) J2EE
2 33 (75.00%) JDBC
3 4 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (2.27%) SAP PI
4 1 (2.27%) SAP XI
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 37 (84.09%) Solaris
1 37 (84.09%) UNIX
1 37 (84.09%) Windows
2 34 (77.27%) AIX
2 34 (77.27%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 22 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 21 (47.73%) ITIL
4 6 (13.64%) SOA
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (2.27%) ITSM
7 1 (2.27%) Migration
7 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.27%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 43 (97.73%) Java
2 37 (84.09%) SQL
3 20 (45.45%) Perl
3 20 (45.45%) Bash Shell
4 6 (13.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 4 (9.09%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) PMP
2 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.82%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 37 (84.09%) Oracle
1 37 (84.09%) IBM
2 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) JBoss
3 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.82%) BMC
4 3 (6.82%) NetIQ
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.27%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Sybase
6 1 (2.27%) Sun
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix