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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 156 130 153
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +23
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 54 57 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.08% 1.37% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.90% 4.04% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 48 48 34
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
1859 1411 1768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.21% 34.03% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1661 1183 1593
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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
Warwickshire -6 17 £33,750 +2.27% 4
Staffordshire +1 16 £47,500 +35.71%
Coventry -11 14 £47,500 +31.94% 3
Birmingham -29 3 £65,000 - 2
Shropshire - 2 £45,000 -
Walsall -5 1 £82,500 -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 33 (32.35%) SQL
1 33 (32.35%) .NET
2 32 (31.37%) Java
3 31 (30.39%) Oracle
4 29 (28.43%) Linux
5 23 (22.55%) C#
5 23 (22.55%) Software Engineering
6 22 (21.57%) HTML
6 22 (21.57%) JavaScript
6 22 (21.57%) CSS
6 22 (21.57%) Microsoft
7 21 (20.59%) UNIX
8 20 (19.61%) Finance
9 17 (16.67%) Web Services
9 17 (16.67%) OO
9 17 (16.67%) Software Architecture
10 16 (15.69%) Erlang
10 16 (15.69%) XML
10 16 (15.69%) Windows
10 16 (15.69%) IBM
10 16 (15.69%) Low Latency
11 15 (14.71%) Functional Programming
11 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
11 15 (14.71%) Scala
12 14 (13.73%) Haskell
12 14 (13.73%) Project Management
13 13 (12.75%) C++
13 13 (12.75%) JBoss
13 13 (12.75%) N-Tier
13 13 (12.75%) Git (software)

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 13 (12.75%) JBoss
2 12 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 9 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (8.82%) WebSphere
4 8 (7.84%) Node.js
5 7 (6.86%) Apache
6 6 (5.88%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.96%) Sonic ESB
7 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.96%) IIS
8 1 (0.98%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) GitHub
1 6 (5.88%) Heroku
1 6 (5.88%) PaaS
1 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.76%) Internet
2 10 (9.80%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (5.88%) Modbus
5 2 (1.96%) Network Security
6 1 (0.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.82%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.88%) MySQL
5 5 (4.90%) DB2
5 5 (4.90%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.98%) QlikView
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.98%) Riak
Development Applications
1 13 (12.75%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.86%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.86%) Subversion
3 4 (3.92%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.98%) Ant
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.98%) Maven
4 1 (0.98%) Lombardi
4 1 (0.98%) Gradle
4 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.98%) Hudson
General
1 20 (19.61%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.92%) Retail
4 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.94%) Automotive
4 3 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.98%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (34.31%) Developer
2 21 (20.59%) Architect
3 20 (19.61%) Software Engineer
4 9 (8.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (8.82%) Senior Software Engineer
4 9 (8.82%) Middleware Developer
5 7 (6.86%) Senior Developer
5 7 (6.86%) Designer
5 7 (6.86%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (6.86%) Technical Designer
6 6 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Senior Designer
6 6 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Consultant
7 5 (4.90%) Middleware Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Systems Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (32.35%) .NET
2 22 (21.57%) HTML
2 22 (21.57%) CSS
3 17 (16.67%) Web Services
4 16 (15.69%) XML
5 12 (11.76%) JSON
6 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET
7 8 (7.84%) Mustache
7 8 (7.84%) ExpressJS
8 7 (6.86%) J2EE
8 7 (6.86%) HTML5
8 7 (6.86%) jQuery
8 7 (6.86%) CSS3
9 6 (5.88%) Ajax
10 5 (4.90%) JSP
10 5 (4.90%) Servlets
10 5 (4.90%) Struts
10 5 (4.90%) JMS
10 5 (4.90%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (4.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) N-Tier
2 11 (10.78%) Open Source
3 10 (9.80%) Mathematics
3 10 (9.80%) Device Driver
4 7 (6.86%) Data Integration
4 7 (6.86%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.86%) User Experience
5 5 (4.90%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.90%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (3.92%) Learning Management System
6 4 (3.92%) Clustering
6 4 (3.92%) E-Learning
6 4 (3.92%) SCORM
7 3 (2.94%) Grid Computing
7 3 (2.94%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.43%) Linux
2 21 (20.59%) UNIX
3 16 (15.69%) Windows
4 10 (9.80%) Nucleus RTOS
5 8 (7.84%) Android
6 6 (5.88%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.90%) Solaris
8 4 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.96%) AIX
10 1 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.55%) Software Engineering
2 17 (16.67%) OO
2 17 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 16 (15.69%) Low Latency
4 15 (14.71%) Functional Programming
5 14 (13.73%) Project Management
6 12 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 10 (9.80%) Multithreading
7 10 (9.80%) UML
7 10 (9.80%) OOD
8 9 (8.82%) SOA
8 9 (8.82%) Unit Testing
8 9 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (7.84%) ETL
9 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.84%) ITIL
9 8 (7.84%) MVC
9 8 (7.84%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (32.35%) SQL
2 32 (31.37%) Java
3 23 (22.55%) C#
4 22 (21.57%) JavaScript
5 16 (15.69%) Erlang
6 15 (14.71%) Scala
7 14 (13.73%) Haskell
8 13 (12.75%) C++
9 12 (11.76%) F#
10 8 (7.84%) VB
10 8 (7.84%) VB.NET
11 6 (5.88%) Clojure
12 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.96%) VB6
14 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.90%) VCP4
3 3 (2.94%) CISSP
3 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.94%) Degree
4 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.98%) CISA
5 1 (0.98%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 3 (2.94%) COBIT
1 3 (2.94%) HIPAA
1 3 (2.94%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.92%) RHEV
2 4 (3.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) MOM
Vendors
1 31 (30.39%) Oracle
2 22 (21.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (15.69%) IBM
4 10 (9.80%) QNX
5 9 (8.82%) Cisco
6 6 (5.88%) Telerik
6 6 (5.88%) Pega
6 6 (5.88%) VMware
7 5 (4.90%) TIBCO
7 5 (4.90%) Vitria
7 5 (4.90%) BEA
7 5 (4.90%) Sybase
7 5 (4.90%) SAP
8 4 (3.92%) Talend
8 4 (3.92%) Hitachi
8 4 (3.92%) EMC
8 4 (3.92%) Informatica
9 2 (1.96%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.96%) HP
9 2 (1.96%) Hyperion
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nuneaton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, work from home etc.
Posted: 13 days ago
Leamington Spa
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago