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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 139 161 156
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 80 50 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.50% 1.01% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.72% 2.86% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 73 46 38
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £65,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
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
2149 1751 1977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 40.19% 35.34% 39.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1947 1506 1763
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +9 25 £35,000 -6.66%
Coventry +4 23 £46,250 -2.63%
Staffordshire +8 16 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Birmingham -14 11 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Worcestershire -5 3 £57,500 +76.92% 1
Shropshire -10 1 £45,000 -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 46 (40.00%) .NET
2 41 (35.65%) C#
3 35 (30.43%) SQL
4 30 (26.09%) Java
4 30 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 29 (25.22%) HTML
6 28 (24.35%) JavaScript
6 28 (24.35%) CSS
6 28 (24.35%) Linux
7 26 (22.61%) Software Engineering
8 25 (21.74%) Oracle
9 22 (19.13%) Software Architecture
10 21 (18.26%) BizTalk Server
11 20 (17.39%) Web Services
11 20 (17.39%) OO
12 19 (16.52%) Git (software)
13 18 (15.65%) ASP.NET
14 17 (14.78%) XML
14 17 (14.78%) UNIX
14 17 (14.78%) Erlang
15 16 (13.91%) JSON
15 16 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (13.91%) Finance
15 16 (13.91%) Low Latency
15 16 (13.91%) Functional Programming
16 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
16 15 (13.04%) C++
16 15 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (13.04%) Scala
17 14 (12.17%) jQuery

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 21 (18.26%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (10.43%) JBoss
3 9 (7.83%) WebLogic
3 9 (7.83%) Node.js
4 6 (5.22%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.35%) Apache
6 3 (2.61%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.74%) IIS
8 1 (0.87%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.61%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.61%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.61%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (6.09%) GitHub
1 7 (6.09%) Heroku
1 7 (6.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.83%) Internet
2 8 (6.96%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (6.09%) Modbus
4 2 (1.74%) SAN
5 1 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 15 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (9.57%) MySQL
3 7 (6.09%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.09%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.22%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.74%) DB2
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.87%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.87%) Riak
Development Applications
1 19 (16.52%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.57%) Subversion
3 7 (6.09%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.74%) Maven
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.87%) Ant
5 1 (0.87%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.87%) Gradle
5 1 (0.87%) Hudson
General
1 16 (13.91%) Finance
2 2 (1.74%) Retail
2 2 (1.74%) Legal
3 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.87%) Publishing
3 1 (0.87%) Automotive
3 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.87%) Billing
3 1 (0.87%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (46.09%) Developer
2 25 (21.74%) Software Engineer
3 16 (13.91%) Architect
4 10 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) Middleware Developer
5 9 (7.83%) Front-End Developer
6 8 (6.96%) Designer
6 8 (6.96%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.09%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Technical Designer
7 7 (6.09%) AWS Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Node.js Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Senior Designer
8 6 (5.22%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.35%) Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (4.35%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (40.00%) .NET
2 29 (25.22%) HTML
3 28 (24.35%) CSS
4 20 (17.39%) Web Services
5 18 (15.65%) ASP.NET
6 17 (14.78%) XML
7 16 (13.91%) JSON
8 14 (12.17%) jQuery
8 14 (12.17%) HTML5
8 14 (12.17%) CSS3
9 9 (7.83%) Ajax
9 9 (7.83%) Express
9 9 (7.83%) Mustache
10 8 (6.96%) WCF
11 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (5.22%) EDI
12 5 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (3.48%) .NET Framework
13 4 (3.48%) J2EE
13 4 (3.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) N-Tier
2 11 (9.57%) Device Driver
2 11 (9.57%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.96%) User Experience
3 8 (6.96%) Open Source
3 8 (6.96%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.48%) Learning Management System
4 4 (3.48%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.48%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.48%) E-Learning
4 4 (3.48%) SCORM
5 3 (2.61%) Grid Computing
5 3 (2.61%) Blog
5 3 (2.61%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.74%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.74%) PKI
6 2 (1.74%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.35%) Linux
2 17 (14.78%) UNIX
3 14 (12.17%) Windows
4 12 (10.43%) Android
5 11 (9.57%) Nucleus RTOS
6 9 (7.83%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (2.61%) Solaris
8 3 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.61%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.61%) Software Engineering
2 22 (19.13%) Software Architecture
3 20 (17.39%) OO
4 16 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.91%) Low Latency
4 16 (13.91%) Functional Programming
5 13 (11.30%) E-Commerce
5 13 (11.30%) Unit Testing
6 12 (10.43%) Scrum
7 11 (9.57%) MVC
7 11 (9.57%) UML
7 11 (9.57%) OOD
8 10 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
8 10 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.83%) SOA
9 9 (7.83%) Android Development
9 9 (7.83%) iOS Development
10 8 (6.96%) Multithreading
10 8 (6.96%) Project Management
11 7 (6.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 41 (35.65%) C#
2 35 (30.43%) SQL
3 30 (26.09%) Java
4 28 (24.35%) JavaScript
5 17 (14.78%) Erlang
6 15 (13.04%) C++
6 15 (13.04%) Scala
7 14 (12.17%) Haskell
8 11 (9.57%) VB
8 11 (9.57%) VB.NET
8 11 (9.57%) F#
9 10 (8.70%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.48%) Clojure
11 3 (2.61%) Python
11 3 (2.61%) C
11 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.61%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.74%) VB6
13 1 (0.87%) PHP
13 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.35%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.74%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) HIPAA
1 2 (1.74%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.74%) COBIT
1 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) MOM
2 3 (2.61%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (2.61%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 30 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.74%) Oracle
3 11 (9.57%) QNX
4 9 (7.83%) Telerik
5 7 (6.09%) Cisco
6 5 (4.35%) SAP
6 5 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.48%) IBM
8 3 (2.61%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.61%) Pega
8 3 (2.61%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.74%) BEA
9 2 (1.74%) NetApp
9 2 (1.74%) Vitria
9 2 (1.74%) webMethods
9 2 (1.74%) Sybase
10 1 (0.87%) ILOG
10 1 (0.87%) VMware
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