The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 53 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 24 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.11% 0.30% 4.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.00% 0.64% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £57,500 - £73,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
150 156 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.68% 47.13% 51.31%
Number of salaries quoted 91 108 96
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Middleware
Hertfordshire

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 30 July 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 53 (96.36%) Finance
2 50 (90.91%) Java
3 41 (74.55%) Linux
4 40 (72.73%) Oracle
4 40 (72.73%) WebSphere Application Server
4 40 (72.73%) Retail
4 40 (72.73%) WebSphere
5 39 (70.91%) IBM HTTP Server
5 39 (70.91%) IIS
5 39 (70.91%) SQL
5 39 (70.91%) Tomcat
5 39 (70.91%) HTTP
5 39 (70.91%) IBM
6 38 (69.09%) Solaris
6 38 (69.09%) UNIX
6 38 (69.09%) Windows
7 37 (67.27%) DB2
7 37 (67.27%) J2EE
8 36 (65.45%) AIX
8 36 (65.45%) MQSeries
8 36 (65.45%) Manufacturing
9 35 (63.64%) E-Commerce
9 35 (63.64%) MS Office
9 35 (63.64%) JDBC
9 35 (63.64%) Microsoft
9 35 (63.64%) FTP
10 21 (38.18%) Problem Management
11 20 (36.36%) ITIL
12 19 (34.55%) Perl
12 19 (34.55%) Bash Shell

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 40 (72.73%) WebSphere Application Server
1 40 (72.73%) WebSphere
2 39 (70.91%) IBM HTTP Server
2 39 (70.91%) IIS
2 39 (70.91%) Tomcat
3 36 (65.45%) MQSeries
4 15 (27.27%) WebLogic
5 14 (25.45%) Apache
6 4 (7.27%) iPlanet
6 4 (7.27%) Tuxedo
6 4 (7.27%) GlassFish
7 2 (3.64%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 35 (63.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 39 (70.91%) HTTP
2 35 (63.64%) FTP
3 10 (18.18%) ATM
4 5 (9.09%) NFC
5 4 (7.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (67.27%) DB2
2 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
General
1 53 (96.36%) Finance
2 40 (72.73%) Retail
3 36 (65.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (63.64%) Analyst
2 34 (61.82%) Support Analyst
2 34 (61.82%) Operations Analyst
2 34 (61.82%) Operations Support Analyst
3 16 (29.09%) Junior Support Analyst
3 16 (29.09%) Junior Analyst
3 16 (29.09%) Junior
4 10 (18.18%) Middleware Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Middleware Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Middleware Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Architect
9 1 (1.82%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (67.27%) J2EE
2 35 (63.64%) JDBC
3 4 (7.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (7.27%) .NET
3 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.82%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.82%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.82%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) XML
4 1 (1.82%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
1 5 (9.09%) Open Source
1 5 (9.09%) Smartcard
2 2 (3.64%) EPoS
2 2 (3.64%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 41 (74.55%) Linux
2 38 (69.09%) Solaris
2 38 (69.09%) UNIX
2 38 (69.09%) Windows
3 36 (65.45%) AIX
4 3 (5.45%) Windows 2000
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.82%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (63.64%) E-Commerce
2 21 (38.18%) Problem Management
3 20 (36.36%) ITIL
4 10 (18.18%) SOA
5 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.09%) Validation
5 5 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.82%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.82%) Migration
8 1 (1.82%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.82%) Project Management
8 1 (1.82%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) Java
2 39 (70.91%) SQL
3 19 (34.55%) Perl
3 19 (34.55%) Bash Shell
4 10 (18.18%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 5 (9.09%) C
5 5 (9.09%) C++
5 5 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 5 (9.09%) Embedded C++
6 4 (7.27%) Jython
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) BMC Performance Manager
1 3 (5.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (72.73%) Oracle
2 39 (70.91%) IBM
3 35 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.27%) JBoss
5 3 (5.45%) BMC
5 3 (5.45%) NetIQ
6 2 (3.64%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.64%) SAP
7 1 (1.82%) Sybase