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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 137 124 146
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 75 91 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.38% 1.63% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.71% 4.66% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 61 69 45
Average salary £47,500 £38,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -35.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.58%
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
2021 1951 1912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.29% 34.96% 39.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1718 1734 1663
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -12 23 £57,500 +15.00%
Staffordshire -8 21 £47,500 -17.39% 4
Warwickshire +15 12 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Coventry -3 7 £50,000 +80.18%
Worcestershire 0 3 £47,500 +58.33% 2
Walsall - 3 £55,000 -
Solihull -2 2 - -
West Bromwich -4 2 - -
Dudley - 2 £38,000 - 1
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 43 (35.83%) .NET
2 42 (35.00%) C#
3 39 (32.50%) SQL Server
4 37 (30.83%) Oracle
5 34 (28.33%) SQL
6 32 (26.67%) Java
7 31 (25.83%) MS Excel
8 30 (25.00%) VB.NET
9 29 (24.17%) Finance
10 27 (22.50%) HTML
11 26 (21.67%) ASP.NET
12 23 (19.17%) JavaScript
12 23 (19.17%) Microsoft
13 22 (18.33%) VB
13 22 (18.33%) E-Commerce
14 21 (17.50%) Linux
15 19 (15.83%) CSS
16 18 (15.00%) SOA
16 18 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (15.00%) Security Cleared
17 17 (14.17%) SC Cleared
17 17 (14.17%) WebSphere
18 16 (13.33%) Unit Testing
19 15 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
19 15 (12.50%) Scrum
19 15 (12.50%) UNIX
20 14 (11.67%) WebLogic
20 14 (11.67%) Migration
20 14 (11.67%) Retail

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 17 (14.17%) WebSphere
2 14 (11.67%) WebLogic
3 12 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 9 (7.50%) Apache
5 7 (5.83%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.33%) IIS
7 4 (3.33%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.83%) nginx
9 1 (0.83%) Node.js
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 31 (25.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Maximo
1 9 (7.50%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (3.33%) assyst
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.83%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.83%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.17%) HTTP
2 6 (5.00%) Internet
3 4 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.67%) Extranet
4 2 (1.67%) Firewall
4 2 (1.67%) LDAP
5 1 (0.83%) DHCP
5 1 (0.83%) FTP
5 1 (0.83%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.83%) Network Security
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.83%) Modbus
5 1 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.83%) OSPF
5 1 (0.83%) BGP
5 1 (0.83%) DNS
5 1 (0.83%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.17%) MS Access
6 4 (3.33%) MySQL
6 4 (3.33%) DB2
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.83%) Big Data
8 1 (0.83%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.83%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.17%) Subversion
3 4 (3.33%) JIRA
4 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.67%) LoadUI
5 2 (1.67%) JMeter
5 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.67%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.67%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.67%) Selenium
5 2 (1.67%) jMock
5 2 (1.67%) Ant
5 2 (1.67%) JUnit
5 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (0.83%) LSMW
General
1 29 (24.17%) Finance
2 14 (11.67%) Retail
3 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.50%) Back Office
5 3 (2.50%) Marketing
6 2 (1.67%) Local Government
7 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (34.17%) Developer
2 29 (24.17%) .NET Developer
3 18 (15.00%) Analyst
4 14 (11.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (10.83%) Architect
6 12 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 12 (10.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (9.17%) Consultant
7 11 (9.17%) Senior Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Systems Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Oracle DBA
9 7 (5.83%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.83%) DBA
10 6 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (5.00%) Applications Support
11 5 (4.17%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (4.17%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (35.83%) .NET
2 27 (22.50%) HTML
3 26 (21.67%) ASP.NET
4 19 (15.83%) CSS
5 15 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
6 13 (10.83%) XML
7 9 (7.50%) Java EE
8 8 (6.67%) J2EE
9 6 (5.00%) WebCenter
10 5 (4.17%) Classic ASP
10 5 (4.17%) JMS
11 4 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (3.33%) Web Services
12 3 (2.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 3 (2.50%) Spring
12 3 (2.50%) SOAP
13 2 (1.67%) HTML5
13 2 (1.67%) REST
14 1 (0.83%) CSS3
14 1 (0.83%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 7 (5.83%) CMDB
4 6 (5.00%) Data Integration
4 6 (5.00%) Open Source
5 4 (3.33%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.50%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.50%) Learning Management System
6 3 (2.50%) Replication
7 2 (1.67%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.67%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.83%) SCORM
8 1 (0.83%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.50%) Linux
2 15 (12.50%) UNIX
3 10 (8.33%) Solaris
4 9 (7.50%) Windows
5 3 (2.50%) AIX
6 2 (1.67%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.67%) SUSE
7 1 (0.83%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.33%) E-Commerce
2 18 (15.00%) SOA
2 18 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 15 (12.50%) Scrum
5 14 (11.67%) Migration
6 13 (10.83%) OO
6 13 (10.83%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 11 (9.17%) Functional Programming
8 11 (9.17%) ITIL
8 11 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (9.17%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.33%) ETL
9 10 (8.33%) Project Management
9 10 (8.33%) ERP
9 10 (8.33%) OOD
9 10 (8.33%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 42 (35.00%) C#
2 34 (28.33%) SQL
3 32 (26.67%) Java
4 30 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 23 (19.17%) JavaScript
6 22 (18.33%) VB
7 12 (10.00%) VB6
8 11 (9.17%) Erlang
8 11 (9.17%) F#
8 11 (9.17%) Scala
9 8 (6.67%) Haskell
10 5 (4.17%) C++
10 5 (4.17%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.50%) PHP
11 3 (2.50%) Clojure
12 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.67%) Python
12 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.67%) Delphi
12 2 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.17%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.83%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) SLA
1 5 (4.17%) QA
2 3 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.33%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (3.33%) Control-M
3 2 (1.67%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.83%) OPNET
4 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 37 (30.83%) Oracle
2 23 (19.17%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.33%) IBM
4 6 (5.00%) Informatica
4 6 (5.00%) Talend
5 5 (4.17%) Hyperion
5 5 (4.17%) BMC
5 5 (4.17%) SAP
6 4 (3.33%) Intel
6 4 (3.33%) Lotus
6 4 (3.33%) Remedy
7 3 (2.50%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.67%) webMethods
8 2 (1.67%) Mercator
8 2 (1.67%) VMware
8 2 (1.67%) Splunk
8 2 (1.67%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.67%) AccuRev
8 2 (1.67%) Citrix
8 2 (1.67%) Sun
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, mobile etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, childcare
Posted: 4 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Dudley
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Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: Excellent
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bens + Bonus + FE Car
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