The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 70 90
Rank change year-on-year -2 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.15% 1.95% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 5.96% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 1
Median salary - £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  

Middleware is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 205 302 373
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 31.35% 32.68% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 173 259 296
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Middleware as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Bedfordshire

Middleware
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Middleware in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Middleware in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 9 (81.82%) RESTful
2 7 (63.64%) JSON
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) API Design
3 6 (54.55%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 5 (45.45%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) CRM
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
5 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (36.36%) Ninject
5 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (27.27%) Kibana
6 3 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
6 3 (27.27%) SaaS
6 3 (27.27%) Fiddler

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Fiddler
2 1 (9.09%) Bower
2 1 (9.09%) JDeveloper
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Senior TIBCO Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Senior TIBCO Support
3 3 (27.27%) Support Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) TIBCO Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) TIBCO Support
4 2 (18.18%) C# Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Web Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) RESTful
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (63.64%) JSON
2 7 (63.64%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) Ninject
6 3 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (27.27%) Rendezvous
6 3 (27.27%) SOAP
6 3 (27.27%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (27.27%) WCF
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) XML Schema
6 3 (27.27%) XSLT
7 2 (18.18%) Ajax
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (18.18%) CSS
7 2 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (18.18%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) API Design
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) CRM
3 4 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) EAI
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Kibana
1 3 (27.27%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) BEA
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) TIBCO