The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 144 158 128
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -30
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 57 46 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.15% 0.90% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.27% 2.34% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 49 37 68
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1741 1968 1886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.11% 38.64% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1484 1749 1714
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Middleware
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 19 £65,000 +52.94%
Warwickshire +17 11 £37,500 +31.57% 1
Staffordshire 0 8 £35,000 +2.94%
Worcestershire - 5 £32,500 - 2
Coventry +14 4 £42,250 -6.11% 1
West Bromwich +2 3 £37,500 +30.43%
Solihull - 2 - -
Walsall - 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 48 (44.04%) SQL Server
2 44 (40.37%) C#
3 37 (33.94%) .NET
4 32 (29.36%) SQL
5 29 (26.61%) MS Excel
5 29 (26.61%) Software Engineering
6 28 (25.69%) OO
7 26 (23.85%) Oracle
8 25 (22.94%) Java
9 24 (22.02%) HTTP
10 22 (20.18%) E-Commerce
10 22 (20.18%) ASP.NET
10 22 (20.18%) ITIL
11 21 (19.27%) VB.NET
11 21 (19.27%) SOA
12 20 (18.35%) HTML
12 20 (18.35%) Finance
13 17 (15.60%) WebSphere
14 16 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (13.76%) OOD
15 15 (13.76%) Classic ASP
15 15 (13.76%) SharePoint
15 15 (13.76%) Low Latency
16 14 (12.84%) Multithreading
16 14 (12.84%) Unit Testing
16 14 (12.84%) Security Cleared
17 13 (11.93%) SC Cleared
17 13 (11.93%) XML
17 13 (11.93%) WebLogic
17 13 (11.93%) JavaScript

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (15.60%) WebSphere
2 15 (13.76%) SharePoint
3 13 (11.93%) WebLogic
4 10 (9.17%) Apache
5 9 (8.26%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.50%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (5.50%) IBM Notes
6 6 (5.50%) IIS
7 1 (0.92%) Node.js
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.92%) nginx
7 1 (0.92%) Sonic ESB
7 1 (0.92%) MQSeries
Applications
1 29 (26.61%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Maximo
2 7 (6.42%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (5.50%) assyst
4 5 (4.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (3.67%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (2.75%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (22.02%) HTTP
2 8 (7.34%) Extranet
3 3 (2.75%) LDAP
4 1 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.92%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.92%) Firewall
4 1 (0.92%) CTI
4 1 (0.92%) OSPF
4 1 (0.92%) BGP
4 1 (0.92%) DNS
4 1 (0.92%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (44.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.50%) MS Access
3 6 (5.50%) DB2
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Subversion
2 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.92%) Maven
3 1 (0.92%) Selenium
3 1 (0.92%) Gradle
3 1 (0.92%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (18.35%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Banking
2 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.59%) Back Office
3 3 (2.75%) Retail
4 2 (1.83%) Legal
4 2 (1.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (33.94%) Developer
2 25 (22.94%) .NET Developer
3 24 (22.02%) Analyst
4 16 (14.68%) Support Analyst
5 12 (11.01%) Applications Support
6 10 (9.17%) Development Manager
6 10 (9.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (6.42%) Architect
8 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.59%) Systems Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Java Architect
10 4 (3.67%) Development Team Leader
10 4 (3.67%) Technical Business Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (33.94%) .NET
2 22 (20.18%) ASP.NET
3 20 (18.35%) HTML
4 15 (13.76%) Classic ASP
5 13 (11.93%) XML
6 11 (10.09%) Java EE
6 11 (10.09%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (10.09%) J2EE
7 8 (7.34%) JMS
7 8 (7.34%) Web Services
7 8 (7.34%) CSS
7 8 (7.34%) WebCenter
8 5 (4.59%) Spring
8 5 (4.59%) D-Bus
9 3 (2.75%) HTML5
9 3 (2.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 3 (2.75%) jQuery
9 3 (2.75%) RESTful
9 3 (2.75%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (2.75%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) CMDB
2 11 (10.09%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.59%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.83%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.83%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.83%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.83%) SCORM
6 2 (1.83%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.92%) AS400
7 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.01%) UNIX
2 10 (9.17%) Windows
3 7 (6.42%) Linux
4 5 (4.59%) Solaris
5 3 (2.75%) SUSE
5 3 (2.75%) Windows 2000
5 3 (2.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.61%) Software Engineering
2 28 (25.69%) OO
3 22 (20.18%) E-Commerce
3 22 (20.18%) ITIL
4 21 (19.27%) SOA
5 16 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.76%) OOD
6 15 (13.76%) Low Latency
7 14 (12.84%) Multithreading
7 14 (12.84%) Unit Testing
8 12 (11.01%) Configuration Management
9 9 (8.26%) Incident Management
9 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (8.26%) Problem Management
9 9 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (8.26%) Service Management
10 8 (7.34%) Change Control
10 8 (7.34%) Scrum
11 7 (6.42%) Data Analysis
11 7 (6.42%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.37%) C#
2 32 (29.36%) SQL
3 25 (22.94%) Java
4 21 (19.27%) VB.NET
5 13 (11.93%) JavaScript
6 11 (10.09%) VB
7 4 (3.67%) VB6
8 3 (2.75%) Korn
8 3 (2.75%) Erlang
8 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.75%) Perl
8 3 (2.75%) C
9 2 (1.83%) Delphi
9 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.93%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.42%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.67%) Degree
5 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.09%) SLA
2 3 (2.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.50%) Tivoli
1 6 (5.50%) BMC PATROL
1 6 (5.50%) Control-M
2 5 (4.59%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.75%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.92%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (23.85%) Oracle
2 13 (11.93%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.42%) BMC
4 6 (5.50%) Intel
4 6 (5.50%) Lotus
5 5 (4.59%) Sybase
5 5 (4.59%) Veritas
5 5 (4.59%) Remedy
5 5 (4.59%) IBM
6 3 (2.75%) CA
6 3 (2.75%) Sun
7 2 (1.83%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco
7 2 (1.83%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.92%) F5
8 1 (0.92%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.92%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.92%) OPNET
8 1 (0.92%) Nokia
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus , Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus, £4200 car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Atkins
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Worcestershire
CPS Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car, pension, share scheme
Posted: 20 days ago