The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 159 137 116
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -21
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 68 64 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.20% 1.22% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.43% 3.37% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 60 43 65
Average salary £56,250 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,025 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+11.63% -1.04%
Middleware
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1980 1898 1910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.86% 36.06% 40.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1758 1697 1684
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Middleware
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Middleware Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Middleware
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Middleware across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Middleware Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Middleware
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
(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
Birmingham +13 36 £71,750 +48.70% 3
Staffordshire +3 14 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Warwickshire -4 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Worcestershire -12 3 £47,500 +58.33%
Coventry -16 3 £90,000 +233.33% 2
Dudley - 2 £38,000 -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 51 (41.13%) Oracle
2 40 (32.26%) .NET
3 37 (29.84%) SQL
4 36 (29.03%) MS Excel
5 35 (28.23%) C#
6 34 (27.42%) SQL Server
7 33 (26.61%) Java
8 32 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 32 (25.81%) Finance
9 28 (22.58%) SC Cleared
9 28 (22.58%) Security Cleared
10 26 (20.97%) Project Management
11 25 (20.16%) UNIX
12 24 (19.35%) Linux
12 24 (19.35%) ETL
12 24 (19.35%) VB.NET
12 24 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
13 23 (18.55%) Retail
14 22 (17.74%) HTML
15 21 (16.94%) IBM
15 21 (16.94%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (16.13%) VB
17 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET
17 19 (15.32%) E-Commerce
17 19 (15.32%) WebSphere
18 18 (14.52%) Migration
18 18 (14.52%) ERP
19 17 (13.71%) Data Warehouse
20 16 (12.90%) CSS
20 16 (12.90%) JavaScript

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 19 (15.32%) WebSphere
2 14 (11.29%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.26%) Apache
4 8 (6.45%) WebLogic
5 7 (5.65%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.84%) IIS
7 5 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (3.23%) IBM Notes
9 3 (2.42%) JBoss
9 3 (2.42%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 2 (1.61%) Sonic ESB
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 36 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (7.26%) Maximo
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (4.03%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (3.23%) assyst
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.81%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.81%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.81%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.68%) Internet
2 7 (5.65%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.84%) HTTP
4 3 (2.42%) Network Security
5 2 (1.61%) Modbus
6 1 (0.81%) FTP
6 1 (0.81%) CTI
6 1 (0.81%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.71%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.65%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.84%) DB2
5 5 (4.03%) MS Access
5 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.03%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.42%) MySQL
7 3 (2.42%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.81%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.81%) QlikView
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.81%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.81%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.81%) Big Data
8 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (4.03%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.23%) Subversion
3 4 (3.23%) JIRA
4 2 (1.61%) LoadUI
4 2 (1.61%) Spock
4 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.61%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.61%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.61%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.61%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.61%) Selenium
4 2 (1.61%) jMock
4 2 (1.61%) JMeter
4 2 (1.61%) Ant
4 2 (1.61%) JUnit
5 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.81%) LSMW
General
1 32 (25.81%) Finance
2 23 (18.55%) Retail
3 9 (7.26%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.42%) Back Office
5 3 (2.42%) Automotive
5 3 (2.42%) Marketing
6 2 (1.61%) Local Government
6 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.81%) Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (26.61%) Developer
2 22 (17.74%) .NET Developer
2 22 (17.74%) Architect
2 22 (17.74%) Consultant
3 13 (10.48%) Systems Developer
4 11 (8.87%) Analyst
4 11 (8.87%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (7.26%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.26%) VB.NET Developer
5 9 (7.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (7.26%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (5.65%) Support Analyst
6 7 (5.65%) Senior Consultant
6 7 (5.65%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (5.65%) Hyperion Consultant
7 6 (4.84%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (32.26%) .NET
2 22 (17.74%) HTML
3 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET
4 16 (12.90%) CSS
5 13 (10.48%) Oracle Fusion
6 12 (9.68%) XML
7 9 (7.26%) Java EE
8 6 (4.84%) J2EE
9 4 (3.23%) Spring
9 4 (3.23%) JMS
10 3 (2.42%) Web Services
10 3 (2.42%) SOAP
11 2 (1.61%) REST
11 2 (1.61%) Struts
11 2 (1.61%) XSD
11 2 (1.61%) XSLT
11 2 (1.61%) JSP
11 2 (1.61%) Servlets
12 1 (0.81%) EDI
12 1 (0.81%) SonicMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Data Integration
2 10 (8.06%) N-Tier
3 9 (7.26%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.26%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (6.45%) Open Source
5 7 (5.65%) Mathematics
5 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.65%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.03%) Mainframe
6 5 (4.03%) CMDB
7 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (3.23%) Clustering
8 3 (2.42%) Replication
8 3 (2.42%) Learning Management System
8 3 (2.42%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.61%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.81%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.16%) UNIX
2 24 (19.35%) Linux
3 13 (10.48%) Windows
4 5 (4.03%) Solaris
5 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.61%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (1.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.97%) Project Management
2 24 (19.35%) ETL
2 24 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
3 21 (16.94%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (15.32%) E-Commerce
5 18 (14.52%) Migration
5 18 (14.52%) ERP
6 16 (12.90%) SOA
7 15 (12.10%) CRM
7 15 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (12.10%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (11.29%) Data Management
8 14 (11.29%) ITIL
9 13 (10.48%) Unit Testing
9 13 (10.48%) Low Latency
9 13 (10.48%) Functional Programming
10 12 (9.68%) Scrum
11 11 (8.87%) OO
12 9 (7.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.84%) SQL
2 35 (28.23%) C#
3 33 (26.61%) Java
4 24 (19.35%) VB.NET
5 20 (16.13%) VB
6 16 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 14 (11.29%) F#
7 14 (11.29%) Scala
7 14 (11.29%) Erlang
8 11 (8.87%) Haskell
9 9 (7.26%) VB6
10 6 (4.84%) Clojure
10 6 (4.84%) C++
11 5 (4.03%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.42%) PHP
13 2 (1.61%) Ruby
13 2 (1.61%) PHP5
13 2 (1.61%) Delphi
13 2 (1.61%) Python
14 1 (0.81%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 28 (22.58%) SC Cleared
1 28 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.03%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (4.03%) Degree
3 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.81%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.65%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.03%) SLA
3 2 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.23%) RHEV
2 4 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.23%) Data Guard
1 4 (3.23%) Tivoli
1 4 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (3.23%) Control-M
2 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (41.13%) Oracle
2 32 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 21 (16.94%) IBM
4 14 (11.29%) Talend
4 14 (11.29%) Informatica
5 11 (8.87%) SAP
6 9 (7.26%) Hyperion
7 7 (5.65%) TIBCO
7 7 (5.65%) VMware
8 4 (3.23%) BMC
8 4 (3.23%) Hitachi
8 4 (3.23%) Lotus
8 4 (3.23%) EMC
8 4 (3.23%) Intel
8 4 (3.23%) Remedy
9 2 (1.61%) AccuRev
9 2 (1.61%) Pega
9 2 (1.61%) Splunk
9 2 (1.61%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.61%) QNX
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