The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 92 112
Rank change year-on-year +6 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 15 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.23% 0.49% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% 1.29% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 8
Median salary £37,500 £46,250 £50,608
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.91% -8.61%  
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 Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 540 465 635
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 44.26% 37.90% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 453 397 505
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Middleware
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Middleware in Cheshire

Middleware
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Middleware in Cheshire

Middleware
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -10 7 £48,000 +1.05%
Wilmslow - 4 £37,500 -
Chester - 1 - -
Middleware
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Java
3 12 (48.00%) Windows
4 11 (44.00%) Finance
5 10 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 10 (40.00%) Unix
6 8 (32.00%) Degree
7 7 (28.00%) Android
7 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (28.00%) C
7 7 (28.00%) C++
7 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (24.00%) OpenAL
8 6 (24.00%) OpenCL
8 6 (24.00%) Windows 8
8 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (24.00%) Flash
8 6 (24.00%) Bluetooth
8 6 (24.00%) GPRS
8 6 (24.00%) GSM
8 6 (24.00%) MPEG
8 6 (24.00%) Symbian
8 6 (24.00%) UMTS
8 6 (24.00%) VoIP
8 6 (24.00%) WLAN
8 6 (24.00%) HTTP
8 6 (24.00%) SVG

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (20.00%) JBoss
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.00%) Confluence
3 3 (12.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) PaaS
2 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (4.00%) Boomi
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Bluetooth
1 6 (24.00%) DVB
1 6 (24.00%) GPRS
1 6 (24.00%) GSM
1 6 (24.00%) HTTP
1 6 (24.00%) NFC
1 6 (24.00%) UMTS
1 6 (24.00%) VoIP
1 6 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (24.00%) WLAN
2 4 (16.00%) LDAP
3 2 (8.00%) SSL
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Ant
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Automotive
2 6 (24.00%) Multimedia
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Audit Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Management Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) ERP Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Information Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (4.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Middleware Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) BREW
1 6 (24.00%) Flash
1 6 (24.00%) J2ME
1 6 (24.00%) OpenAL
1 6 (24.00%) OpenCL
1 6 (24.00%) OpenGL
1 6 (24.00%) Qt
1 6 (24.00%) Series 60
1 6 (24.00%) SVG
1 6 (24.00%) UIQ
2 5 (20.00%) JSON
2 5 (20.00%) REST
3 4 (16.00%) SOAP
4 3 (12.00%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (12.00%) ODBC
5 2 (8.00%) .NET
5 2 (8.00%) Spring
5 2 (8.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) HTML
6 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (24.00%) Device Driver
2 6 (24.00%) iPhone
2 6 (24.00%) MPEG
2 6 (24.00%) Smartphone
3 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) Unix
4 7 (28.00%) Android
5 6 (24.00%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (24.00%) Nucleus RTOS
5 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (24.00%) Windows 8
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (20.00%) AIX
6 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.00%) HPUX
7 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Risk Management
1 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) DRM
3 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (24.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 6 (24.00%) Speech Recognition
4 5 (20.00%) Data Management
4 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.00%) Validation
5 4 (16.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 4 (16.00%) Data Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) Information Security
5 4 (16.00%) Information Security Management
5 4 (16.00%) Internal Audit
5 4 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (16.00%) Security Management
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (28.00%) C
3 7 (28.00%) C++
4 5 (20.00%) Perl
5 4 (16.00%) Python
5 4 (16.00%) Ruby
6 3 (12.00%) Jython
6 3 (12.00%) Korn
7 2 (8.00%) SQL
8 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) CISA
2 2 (8.00%) CISM
2 2 (8.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (16.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (12.00%) Nagios
3 3 (12.00%) Puppet
4 1 (4.00%) BladeLogic
4 1 (4.00%) CA Wily
4 1 (4.00%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (4.00%) Netcool
4 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Intel
1 6 (24.00%) Symbian
2 5 (20.00%) IBM
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.00%) Sun
4 3 (12.00%) AppDynamics
4 3 (12.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (12.00%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (8.00%) CA
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow