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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 57 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 3 24 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.53% 4.63% 5.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.75% 9.52% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 4
Average salary £53,750 £92,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.89% +170.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £55,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £92,500 £68,300
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
109 252 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.40% 48.65% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 88 170 126
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 12 February 2016, 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 7 (38.89%) Retail
1 7 (38.89%) TOGAF
2 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) SOAP
3 5 (27.78%) SOA
3 5 (27.78%) REST
3 5 (27.78%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (16.67%) DataPower
5 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (16.67%) JAX-WS
5 3 (16.67%) Network Security
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (16.67%) vSphere
5 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 3 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (16.67%) JAX-RS

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) Network Security
1 3 (16.67%) VPN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) DataStage
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) OLAP
3 1 (5.56%) OLTP
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) ERwin
2 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 7 (38.89%) Retail
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Security Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Security Architect
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Lead Security Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
7 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (5.56%) IT Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.56%) Presales Solution Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (27.78%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (27.78%) REST
2 5 (27.78%) SOAP
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) EJB
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) Java EE
3 3 (16.67%) JAXB
3 3 (16.67%) JAX-RS
3 3 (16.67%) JAX-WS
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) XHTML
3 3 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 3 (16.67%) DataPower
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) TOGAF
2 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) SOA
4 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Application Rationalisation
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) EAI
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (16.67%) RUP
5 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 3 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (11.11%) Data Privacy
6 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
1 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 3 (16.67%) COBIT
3 1 (5.56%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) EMC
3 3 (16.67%) NetApp
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix