Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 257 240 217
Rank change year-on-year -17 -23 -32
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 77 101 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.74% 0.95% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 2.39% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 64 81 104
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% - +31.82%
10th Percentile £58,750 £47,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £102,500 £101,750
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +31.82%

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 4,392 4,226 3,969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 42.43% 39.66% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,944 3,759 3,628
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.42% +3.75% +4.35%

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 21 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Middleware in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, IT jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 43 (55.84%) Finance
2 33 (42.86%) Banking
3 31 (40.26%) Java
4 28 (36.36%) SQL
5 26 (33.77%) SQL Server
6 22 (28.57%) Oracle
7 18 (23.38%) C#
8 17 (22.08%) WebSphere
9 16 (20.78%) J2EE
9 16 (20.78%) IBM
9 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (20.78%) DevOps
10 15 (19.48%) WebSphere MQ
10 15 (19.48%) TIBCO
10 15 (19.48%) OO
10 15 (19.48%) Spring
11 14 (18.18%) IBM Integration Bus
11 14 (18.18%) REST
11 14 (18.18%) EAI
11 14 (18.18%) SOA
11 14 (18.18%) Front Office
11 14 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (16.88%) OOP
12 13 (16.88%) .NET
13 12 (15.58%) Python
13 12 (15.58%) Migration
13 12 (15.58%) Jenkins
13 12 (15.58%) Greenfield Project
14 11 (14.29%) Relational Database
14 11 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 17 (22.08%) WebSphere
2 11 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (7.79%) OpenStack
4 4 (5.19%) GemFire
5 3 (3.90%) Apache
5 3 (3.90%) GlassFish
5 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.30%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.30%) IIS
7 1 (1.30%) JBoss
7 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.30%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) SAP ERP
1 5 (6.49%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.30%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.30%) Boomi
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.30%) Office 365
3 1 (1.30%) PaaS
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) HTTP
1 5 (6.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.77%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.49%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.90%) Big Data
6 2 (2.60%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.60%) MySQL
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Zeppelin
7 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.30%) DataStax
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.30%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.69%) JIRA
3 7 (9.09%) Maven
4 4 (5.19%) Ant
4 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.19%) Mockito
4 4 (5.19%) Robot Framework
4 4 (5.19%) Subversion
5 2 (2.60%) Selenium
6 1 (1.30%) Hudson
6 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 43 (55.84%) Finance
2 33 (42.86%) Banking
3 14 (18.18%) Front Office
4 11 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 7 (9.09%) Financial Institution
6 6 (7.79%) Advertising
6 6 (7.79%) Marketing
7 5 (6.49%) Back Office
8 3 (3.90%) Prime Brokerage
8 3 (3.90%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
9 2 (2.60%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (1.30%) Electronics
10 1 (1.30%) Law
10 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 1 (1.30%) Retail
10 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (45.45%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) Integration Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Architect
3 13 (16.88%) SQL Developer
4 11 (14.29%) EAI Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 11 (14.29%) SOA Developer
4 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
4 11 (14.29%) WebSphere Developer
5 10 (12.99%) .NET Developer
5 10 (12.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (12.99%) C# Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Java Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Support Analyst
8 6 (7.79%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Front Office Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (7.79%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) J2EE
2 15 (19.48%) Spring
2 15 (19.48%) WebSphere MQ
3 14 (18.18%) IBM Integration Bus
3 14 (18.18%) REST
4 13 (16.88%) .NET
5 11 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
6 10 (12.99%) XML
7 9 (11.69%) WCF
8 8 (10.39%) .NET Framework
8 8 (10.39%) AngularJS
9 7 (9.09%) HTML
9 7 (9.09%) Web Services
9 7 (9.09%) WPF
10 6 (7.79%) Apache Camel
11 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (6.49%) GraphQL
11 5 (6.49%) JMS
12 4 (5.19%) SOAP
13 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.39%) Client/Server
4 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (6.49%) Equities
5 5 (6.49%) User Experience
6 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.19%) Derivative
6 4 (5.19%) Reinsurance
6 4 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.60%) Clustering
7 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.90%) Unix
3 3 (3.90%) Windows
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (20.78%) DevOps
2 15 (19.48%) OO
3 14 (18.18%) EAI
3 14 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (18.18%) SOA
4 13 (16.88%) OOP
5 12 (15.58%) Migration
6 11 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
8 9 (11.69%) Change Management
8 9 (11.69%) Mathematics
9 8 (10.39%) Project Management
10 7 (9.09%) Decision-Making
10 7 (9.09%) Multithreading
10 7 (9.09%) TOGAF
11 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
11 6 (7.79%) Multithreaded Programming
11 6 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (6.49%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.26%) Java
2 28 (36.36%) SQL
3 18 (23.38%) C#
4 12 (15.58%) Python
5 8 (10.39%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.49%) Java 8
7 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.19%) XPath
8 3 (3.90%) Scala
8 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.30%) C
9 1 (1.30%) C++
9 1 (1.30%) Korn
9 1 (1.30%) Perl
9 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
2 9 (11.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (9.09%) Master's Degree
4 6 (7.79%) RHCE
4 6 (7.79%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.60%) CFA
6 2 (2.60%) MBA
6 2 (2.60%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Docker
1 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.79%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (7.79%) vSphere
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.30%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) Ansible
2 6 (7.79%) Puppet
2 6 (7.79%) vCenter Server
2 6 (7.79%) vRealize
3 1 (1.30%) Ambari
3 1 (1.30%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.30%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.30%) Kibana
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) Oracle
2 16 (20.78%) IBM
3 15 (19.48%) TIBCO
4 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.39%) Red Hat
5 7 (9.09%) SAP
5 7 (9.09%) VMware
6 6 (7.79%) Solace
7 5 (6.49%) Fidessa
7 5 (6.49%) hybris
8 4 (5.19%) Sybase
9 3 (3.90%) Sun
10 2 (2.60%) Bloomberg
10 2 (2.60%) ION Trading
11 1 (1.30%) Dell
11 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft
11 1 (1.30%) Murex
11 1 (1.30%) SnapLogic
11 1 (1.30%) Talarian
11 1 (1.30%) Workday