Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 220 179
Rank change year-on-year -6 -41 -41
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 90 137 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.89% 1.18% 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 2.86% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 66 107 240
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £72,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.79% +11.54% -
10th Percentile £41,875 £43,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £103,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00% -3.85%

Middleware is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4076 4785 6145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.09% 41.20% 36.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3668 4415 5325
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in the City of London

Middleware
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Middleware in the City of London

Middleware
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Middleware in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 44 (48.89%) Java
2 39 (43.33%) Finance
3 35 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (24.44%) C#
5 21 (23.33%) Scrum
6 20 (22.22%) Subversion
7 19 (21.11%) SQL
7 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
8 18 (20.00%) Project Management
8 18 (20.00%) Banking
8 18 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 17 (18.89%) Data Centre
9 17 (18.89%) Oracle
9 17 (18.89%) SOAP
10 16 (17.78%) Linux
11 15 (16.67%) Validation
11 15 (16.67%) RESTful
12 14 (15.56%) .NET
12 14 (15.56%) IBM
13 13 (14.44%) C++
13 13 (14.44%) JIRA
13 13 (14.44%) Relational Database
14 12 (13.33%) Microservices
14 12 (13.33%) IT Strategy
14 12 (13.33%) Migration
14 12 (13.33%) TDD
14 12 (13.33%) Windows
14 12 (13.33%) Front Office
14 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
15 11 (12.22%) Change Management

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (7.78%) MQSeries
2 6 (6.67%) IIS
2 6 (6.67%) JBoss
3 4 (4.44%) Confluence
3 4 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.44%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.22%) Apache
5 2 (2.22%) Mule
5 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.11%) CMS
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) RMDS
2 1 (1.11%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (1.11%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.33%) Cloudflare
2 3 (3.33%) IaaS
2 3 (3.33%) PaaS
2 3 (3.33%) SaaS
3 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.11%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle CX
4 1 (1.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) HTTP
2 5 (5.56%) SAN
3 4 (4.44%) DVB
3 4 (4.44%) HbbTV
3 4 (4.44%) Internet
4 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.11%) Firewall
5 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.44%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.33%) MySQL
4 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.33%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.22%) DocumentDB
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.22%) Redis
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.11%) Power BI
6 1 (1.11%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (22.22%) Subversion
2 18 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (14.44%) JIRA
4 8 (8.89%) Maven
5 6 (6.67%) IntelliJ
6 5 (5.56%) Selenium
7 4 (4.44%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.33%) Mockito
8 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.22%) Appium
9 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.22%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.22%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (2.22%) JMeter
9 2 (2.22%) JUnit
9 2 (2.22%) MSTest
9 2 (2.22%) NUnit
9 2 (2.22%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.11%) Xcode
General
1 39 (43.33%) Finance
2 18 (20.00%) Banking
3 12 (13.33%) Front Office
4 10 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.44%) Billing
5 4 (4.44%) Marketing
5 4 (4.44%) Multimedia
6 3 (3.33%) Retail
7 2 (2.22%) Advertising
7 2 (2.22%) Prime Brokerage
7 2 (2.22%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.11%) Back Office
8 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.11%) Legal
8 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (37.78%) Developer
2 16 (17.78%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.44%) Architect
4 12 (13.33%) Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.00%) Qualitative Analyst
6 9 (10.00%) Quantitative Analyst
7 8 (8.89%) Product Specialist
7 8 (8.89%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 7 (7.78%) Credit Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Applications Support
10 5 (5.56%) .NET Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Salesforce Architect
10 5 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Oracle Specialist
11 4 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (3.33%) Middleware Specialist
12 3 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.89%) SOAP
2 15 (16.67%) RESTful
3 14 (15.56%) .NET
4 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (11.11%) XML
5 9 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 9 (10.00%) HTML
5 9 (10.00%) HTML5
5 9 (10.00%) REST
6 8 (8.89%) AngularJS
6 8 (8.89%) NHibernate
6 8 (8.89%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (8.89%) WCF
6 8 (8.89%) Web Services
7 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET
7 7 (7.78%) CSS
7 7 (7.78%) JSON
7 7 (7.78%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (7.78%) Spring
7 7 (7.78%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.11%) Fintech
2 10 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (11.11%) Hedge funds
3 9 (10.00%) Equities
4 8 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.56%) Derivative
6 4 (4.44%) BBC
6 4 (4.44%) Digital TV
6 4 (4.44%) IPTV
6 4 (4.44%) Media Streaming
6 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.44%) MPEG
6 4 (4.44%) STB
7 3 (3.33%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (3.33%) Credit Risk
7 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.33%) Fixed Income
7 3 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.78%) Linux
2 12 (13.33%) Windows
3 10 (11.11%) Unix
4 4 (4.44%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.22%) Solaris
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.11%) VMS
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.33%) Scrum
3 18 (20.00%) Project Management
4 15 (16.67%) Validation
5 12 (13.33%) IT Strategy
5 12 (13.33%) Microservices
5 12 (13.33%) Migration
5 12 (13.33%) TDD
6 11 (12.22%) Change Management
6 11 (12.22%) SOA
7 10 (11.11%) Coaching
7 10 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 10 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 10 (11.11%) Service Management
8 9 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (10.00%) Creative Thinking
8 9 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
8 9 (10.00%) Kanban
8 9 (10.00%) Mathematics
8 9 (10.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.89%) Java
2 22 (24.44%) C#
3 19 (21.11%) SQL
4 13 (14.44%) C++
5 11 (12.22%) Python
6 9 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.00%) MATLAB
6 9 (10.00%) R
7 6 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.56%) C
8 5 (5.56%) Ruby
9 4 (4.44%) Perl
9 4 (4.44%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.44%) Scala
10 3 (3.33%) Groovy
11 2 (2.22%) ActionScript
11 2 (2.22%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (2.22%) Go
11 2 (2.22%) PHP
11 2 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.11%) ISEB
3 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) PMO
2 5 (5.56%) QA
2 5 (5.56%) SLA
3 4 (4.44%) OIPF
4 2 (2.22%) Basel III
4 2 (2.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.11%) KVM
2 1 (1.11%) NFS
2 1 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.11%) vSphere
2 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) systemd
1 4 (4.44%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.11%) Ansible
2 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.11%) PowerCLI
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
2 1 (1.11%) SCOM
2 1 (1.11%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.11%) vMotion
2 1 (1.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (18.89%) Oracle
2 14 (15.56%) IBM
3 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.11%) Sybase
5 7 (7.78%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (7.78%) TIBCO
6 4 (4.44%) Apple
6 4 (4.44%) Arqiva
6 4 (4.44%) BT
6 4 (4.44%) CA
6 4 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.22%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.22%) Charles River
7 2 (2.22%) EMC
7 2 (2.22%) HP
7 2 (2.22%) ION Trading
7 2 (2.22%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 2 (2.22%) VMware
8 1 (1.11%) Apigee
8 1 (1.11%) MuleSoft