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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 189 174 128
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -46
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 41 36 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.71% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.28% 2.04% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 44
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £37,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
1801 1766 1491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.02% 35.05% 35.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1603 1283
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +10 16 £70,000 +21.73% 2
Coventry -3 5 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Dudley - 5 £25,000 -
Warwickshire -14 3 £43,500 -0.57%
Staffordshire -14 2 £55,000 +18.91% 4
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 40 (47.62%) Oracle
2 31 (36.90%) SOA
3 28 (33.33%) Linux
4 27 (32.14%) Java
5 26 (30.95%) Unix
6 23 (27.38%) Web Services
7 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (23.81%) XML
9 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
9 19 (22.62%) C#
10 18 (21.43%) SQL
11 17 (20.24%) Microsoft
12 16 (19.05%) Windows
12 16 (19.05%) Software Engineering
12 16 (19.05%) Oracle Fusion
13 15 (17.86%) ITIL
13 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (16.67%) Service Delivery
15 13 (15.48%) SAN
15 13 (15.48%) IBM
15 13 (15.48%) Open Source
15 13 (15.48%) Computer Science
16 12 (14.29%) Mathematics
16 12 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (14.29%) Incident Management
16 12 (14.29%) TDD
16 12 (14.29%) SOAP
16 12 (14.29%) WebLogic
17 11 (13.10%) HTML
17 11 (13.10%) SLA

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 10 (11.90%) Node.js
3 9 (10.71%) WebSphere
4 6 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (5.95%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.57%) Apache
6 3 (3.57%) CICS
6 3 (3.57%) JBoss
6 3 (3.57%) MQSeries
6 3 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.19%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
2 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.57%) Primavera
4 2 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.19%) assyst
5 1 (1.19%) Maximo
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) GitHub
2 4 (4.76%) SaaS
3 3 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.57%) PaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.48%) SAN
2 11 (13.10%) Firewall
2 11 (13.10%) LAN
2 11 (13.10%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (13.10%) WLAN
3 3 (3.57%) WebEx
4 2 (2.38%) Internet
4 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) Big Data
1 10 (11.90%) MongoDB
1 10 (11.90%) Neo4j
1 10 (11.90%) Pentaho
2 9 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.76%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.57%) MySQL
6 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.38%) DB2
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.38%) QlikView
8 1 (1.19%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) Jenkins
2 10 (11.90%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.57%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.19%) Ant
6 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.19%) Hudson
6 1 (1.19%) Toad
General
1 9 (10.71%) Marketing
2 8 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.57%) Automotive
3 3 (3.57%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Publishing
4 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Consultant
2 17 (20.24%) Analyst
3 13 (15.48%) Project Manager
4 11 (13.10%) Architect
4 11 (13.10%) Oracle Project Manager
5 10 (11.90%) Big Data Consultant
5 10 (11.90%) Data Consultant
5 10 (11.90%) Data Scientist
6 9 (10.71%) Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (9.52%) Big Data Analyst
7 8 (9.52%) Business Analyst
7 8 (9.52%) Business Consultant
7 8 (9.52%) Data Analyst
7 8 (9.52%) Data Business Analyst
8 7 (8.33%) Middleware Project Manager
8 7 (8.33%) Service Analyst
8 7 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) Java Consultant
9 5 (5.95%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.38%) Web Services
2 20 (23.81%) XML
3 16 (19.05%) Oracle Fusion
4 12 (14.29%) SOAP
5 11 (13.10%) HTML
6 10 (11.90%) .NET
6 10 (11.90%) Spring XD
7 9 (10.71%) REST
8 8 (9.52%) J2EE
9 6 (7.14%) WSDL
10 5 (5.95%) Ext JS
10 5 (5.95%) JSP
10 5 (5.95%) RESTful
11 4 (4.76%) JMS
12 3 (3.57%) .NET Framework
12 3 (3.57%) WCF
12 3 (3.57%) XSD
12 3 (3.57%) XSLT
13 2 (2.38%) jQuery
13 2 (2.38%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (15.48%) Computer Science
3 12 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 11 (13.10%) Private Cloud
5 10 (11.90%) Visualisation
6 9 (10.71%) Economics
7 6 (7.14%) Management Information System
8 5 (5.95%) DataPower
9 3 (3.57%) Social Media
9 3 (3.57%) Social Network
9 3 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
10 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
10 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
10 2 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (2.38%) Physics
10 2 (2.38%) PKI
10 2 (2.38%) Replication
11 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (33.33%) Linux
2 26 (30.95%) Unix
3 16 (19.05%) Windows
4 9 (10.71%) Mac OS X
4 9 (10.71%) MVS
5 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.19%) Android
6 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.90%) SOA
2 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 15 (17.86%) ITIL
5 14 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 13 (15.48%) Open Source
7 12 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 12 (14.29%) TDD
8 11 (13.10%) ITSM
8 11 (13.10%) Load Balancing
8 11 (13.10%) Presales
8 11 (13.10%) Service Management
9 10 (11.90%) Analytics
9 10 (11.90%) Big Data Analytics
9 10 (11.90%) Data Analytics
9 10 (11.90%) Data Visualisation
9 10 (11.90%) DevOps
9 10 (11.90%) Project Management
9 10 (11.90%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.14%) Java
2 19 (22.62%) C#
2 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
3 18 (21.43%) SQL
4 10 (11.90%) Python
5 6 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.57%) C++
7 2 (2.38%) C
7 2 (2.38%) Clojure
7 2 (2.38%) Erlang
7 2 (2.38%) Haskell
7 2 (2.38%) Scala
7 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.19%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) PhD
2 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.33%) A+ Certification
3 7 (8.33%) MCP
4 1 (1.19%) CCNA
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.19%) MCITP
4 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.19%) Control-M
2 1 (1.19%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 40 (47.62%) Oracle
2 17 (20.24%) Microsoft
3 13 (15.48%) IBM
4 10 (11.90%) Cloudera
4 10 (11.90%) Greenplum
4 10 (11.90%) Hortonworks
4 10 (11.90%) MuleSoft
4 10 (11.90%) Talend
5 8 (9.52%) BEA
6 4 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.57%) Planview
7 3 (3.57%) Twitter
8 1 (1.19%) BMC
8 1 (1.19%) Informatica
8 1 (1.19%) Intel
8 1 (1.19%) Lotus
8 1 (1.19%) RedPrairie
8 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.19%) Tableau
8 1 (1.19%) Veritas
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 70k per year + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
University of Wolverhampton
Salary: From £26,537 to £28,982 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 20 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
University of Birmingham
Salary: £38,896 to £46,414 . With potential progression once in post to £52,219 a year.
Posted: 27 days ago