Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 246 221
Rank change year-on-year -25 -25 -71
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 87 91 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 0.91% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.83% 2.30% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 72 70 112
City of London median annual salary £68,750 £58,750 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.02% -12.96% +8.00%
10th Percentile £47,625 £41,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £99,500 £90,250 £89,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £66,250
% change year-on-year +16.67% -9.43% +6.00%

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 4,766 3,951 4,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 42.83% 39.52% 41.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4,364 3,566 4,547
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +2.68%

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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Middleware in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 58 (66.67%) Finance
2 37 (42.53%) Java
3 35 (40.23%) SQL
4 31 (35.63%) Linux
5 27 (31.03%) Python
6 25 (28.74%) Oracle
6 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (26.44%) Jenkins
7 23 (26.44%) DevOps
8 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
9 20 (22.99%) TIBCO
9 20 (22.99%) Banking
9 20 (22.99%) Bash Shell
10 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (21.84%) C#
11 18 (20.69%) .NET
12 17 (19.54%) Unix
12 17 (19.54%) Maven
13 16 (18.39%) Spring
14 14 (16.09%) Docker
14 14 (16.09%) Git (software)
15 13 (14.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (14.94%) Puppet
15 13 (14.94%) REST
15 13 (14.94%) VMware
15 13 (14.94%) Windows
15 13 (14.94%) JMS
15 13 (14.94%) Red Hat
16 12 (13.79%) RHCE
16 12 (13.79%) OO

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 12 (13.79%) OpenStack
2 7 (8.05%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.75%) Apache
3 5 (5.75%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.60%) GemFire
4 4 (4.60%) Mule
4 4 (4.60%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.30%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.30%) IIS
5 2 (2.30%) JBoss
5 2 (2.30%) JCAPS
5 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.15%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.15%) Confluence
6 1 (1.15%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.15%) Endur
2 1 (1.15%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.79%) OpenShift
2 10 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (6.90%) Office 365
5 5 (5.75%) G Suite
6 3 (3.45%) Boomi
6 3 (3.45%) SaaS
7 2 (2.30%) PaaS
8 1 (1.15%) CallidusCloud
8 1 (1.15%) CloudSense
8 1 (1.15%) IaaS
8 1 (1.15%) iPaaS
8 1 (1.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (1.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (1.15%) Serverless
8 1 (1.15%) ServiceMax
8 1 (1.15%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) FTP
1 6 (6.90%) LAN
1 6 (6.90%) VoIP
1 6 (6.90%) VPN
1 6 (6.90%) WAN
2 4 (4.60%) HTTP
3 3 (3.45%) Firewall
3 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.30%) NAS
4 2 (2.30%) SAN
5 1 (1.15%) DNS
5 1 (1.15%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.15%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (6.90%) DB2
4 5 (5.75%) Blockchain
4 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.60%) Neo4j
5 4 (4.60%) Redis
5 4 (4.60%) Riak
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.30%) Big Data
6 2 (2.30%) KDB
6 2 (2.30%) Kdb+
7 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.15%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (26.44%) Jenkins
2 17 (19.54%) Maven
3 14 (16.09%) Git (software)
4 12 (13.79%) Subversion
5 8 (9.20%) Robot Framework
6 7 (8.05%) JIRA
7 4 (4.60%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.60%) Mockito
7 4 (4.60%) ProC
7 4 (4.60%) Selenium
7 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (3.45%) Ant
9 2 (2.30%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (2.30%) JUnit
9 2 (2.30%) NUnit
10 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 58 (66.67%) Finance
2 20 (22.99%) Banking
3 11 (12.64%) Advertising
4 8 (9.20%) Back Office
4 8 (9.20%) Front Office
4 8 (9.20%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.75%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Prime Brokerage
6 2 (2.30%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
7 1 (1.15%) Law
7 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (32.18%) Developer
2 13 (14.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (14.94%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (13.79%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 12 (13.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 10 (11.49%) C# Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.34%) Architect
6 8 (9.20%) Consultant
7 7 (8.05%) Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Applications Support
8 6 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Junior
8 6 (6.90%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Junior DevOps
9 5 (5.75%) Junior Linux Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.69%) .NET
2 16 (18.39%) Spring
3 13 (14.94%) JMS
3 13 (14.94%) REST
4 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET
4 11 (12.64%) Web Services
5 10 (11.49%) XML
6 7 (8.05%) Ajax
6 7 (8.05%) CSS
6 7 (8.05%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (6.90%) Apache Camel
7 6 (6.90%) TIBCO EMS
7 6 (6.90%) Velocity
8 5 (5.75%) jQuery
8 5 (5.75%) RESTful
8 5 (5.75%) SOAP
9 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (4.60%) cXML
9 4 (4.60%) EDI
9 4 (4.60%) React
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.49%) Fixed Income
3 9 (10.34%) Derivative
4 8 (9.20%) Fintech
4 8 (9.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (9.20%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
6 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (4.60%) User Experience
8 3 (3.45%) BYOD
8 3 (3.45%) Equities
8 3 (3.45%) Mainframe
9 2 (2.30%) Spread Betting
10 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.15%) Eurex
10 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.15%) iSeries
10 1 (1.15%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (35.63%) Linux
2 17 (19.54%) Unix
3 13 (14.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (14.94%) Windows
4 5 (5.75%) Mac OS
4 5 (5.75%) Windows 10
5 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.45%) Solaris
7 2 (2.30%) Kali Linux
8 1 (1.15%) HPUX
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.44%) DevOps
3 12 (13.79%) OO
3 12 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (13.79%) Test Automation
4 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (12.64%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (12.64%) Risk Management
5 10 (11.49%) Analytics
5 10 (11.49%) OOP
5 10 (11.49%) Scrum
6 9 (10.34%) Migration
6 9 (10.34%) Multithreading
7 8 (9.20%) ITIL
7 8 (9.20%) MVC
7 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.05%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (8.05%) SDLC
9 6 (6.90%) Data Analytics
10 5 (5.75%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 37 (42.53%) Java
2 35 (40.23%) SQL
3 27 (31.03%) Python
4 20 (22.99%) Bash Shell
5 19 (21.84%) C#
6 9 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.20%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.90%) C++
8 6 (6.90%) Java 8
8 6 (6.90%) Scala
8 6 (6.90%) VB.NET
9 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
10 4 (4.60%) C
10 4 (4.60%) Korn
11 3 (3.45%) Perl
12 2 (2.30%) Apex Code
12 2 (2.30%) XPath
13 1 (1.15%) Go
13 1 (1.15%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) RHCE
2 9 (10.34%) Degree
3 7 (8.05%) MCSE
3 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.75%) CFA
4 5 (5.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (5.75%) MBA
4 5 (5.75%) RHCSA
4 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.45%) CISSP
7 2 (2.30%) CCNA
7 2 (2.30%) CCNP
7 2 (2.30%) CEH
7 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.30%) CISM
7 2 (2.30%) GIAC
7 2 (2.30%) MCSA
8 1 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) GDPR
1 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (16.09%) Docker
2 12 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
2 12 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (13.79%) vSphere
3 5 (5.75%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.15%) NFS
5 1 (1.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (14.94%) Puppet
2 12 (13.79%) Ansible
2 12 (13.79%) vCenter Server
2 12 (13.79%) vRealize
3 5 (5.75%) Jamf Pro
3 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (3.45%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.30%) Control-M
6 1 (1.15%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.15%) Mesos
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.15%) QRadar
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) Oracle
2 20 (22.99%) TIBCO
3 13 (14.94%) Red Hat
3 13 (14.94%) VMware
4 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.90%) Citrix
6 5 (5.75%) Bloomberg
6 5 (5.75%) IBM
6 5 (5.75%) Okta
6 5 (5.75%) SAP
6 5 (5.75%) Solace
6 5 (5.75%) Sybase
7 4 (4.60%) Algorithmics
7 4 (4.60%) Ariba
7 4 (4.60%) Perforce
7 4 (4.60%) SEEBURGER
8 3 (3.45%) Dell
8 3 (3.45%) Informatica
8 3 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.30%) Sun