Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 208 170 280
Rank change year-on-year -38 +110 -2
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 51 26 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.85% 0.71% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.13% 1.63% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 41 23 38
10th Percentile £52,500 £44,800 £52,500
25th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £80,938
90th Percentile £95,000 £110,000 £100,375
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% 0.00% +7.14%

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 2,399 1,596 3,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.94% 43.65% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,164 1,422 3,490
10th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Middleware as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Middleware in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Middleware in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.98%) Azure
3 22 (43.14%) Microservices
4 20 (39.22%) Web Services
5 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 17 (33.33%) Finance
6 17 (33.33%) DevOps
7 15 (29.41%) Data Integration
8 14 (27.45%) Java
9 13 (25.49%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (25.49%) Kubernetes
10 12 (23.53%) Python
11 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
11 11 (21.57%) AWS
12 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (17.65%) Confluence
12 9 (17.65%) GCP
12 9 (17.65%) Serverless
12 9 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (17.65%) Insurtech
13 8 (15.69%) Social Skills
13 8 (15.69%) Data Lake
13 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
13 8 (15.69%) Oracle
13 8 (15.69%) JIRA
13 8 (15.69%) Banking
13 8 (15.69%) Network Design
14 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (13.73%) REST
15 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database

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 9 (17.65%) Confluence
2 3 (5.88%) Apache
2 3 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Fuse
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 26 (50.98%) Azure
2 11 (21.57%) AWS
3 9 (17.65%) GCP
3 9 (17.65%) Serverless
4 6 (11.76%) Azure Event Grid
5 5 (9.80%) Apigee
6 3 (5.88%) Amazon S3
6 3 (5.88%) BlazeMeter
6 3 (5.88%) PaaS
7 2 (3.92%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (3.92%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.92%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.96%) AWS Step Functions
8 1 (1.96%) Azure Functions
8 1 (1.96%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.96%) npm
8 1 (1.96%) Power Automate
8 1 (1.96%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.96%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.96%) DHCP
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) FTP
2 1 (1.96%) Network Security
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Data Lake
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.88%) Blockchain
5 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.92%) Amazon Athena
6 2 (3.92%) Parquet
7 1 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.96%) Big Data
7 1 (1.96%) OLTP
7 1 (1.96%) Power BI
7 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.96%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) JIRA
2 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.80%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (5.88%) Bitbucket
4 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.88%) eggPlant
4 3 (5.88%) IntelliJ
4 3 (5.88%) JMeter
4 3 (5.88%) JUnit
4 3 (5.88%) LoadRunner
4 3 (5.88%) Maven
4 3 (5.88%) Postman
4 3 (5.88%) REST Assured
4 3 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 3 (5.88%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.88%) The Grinder
5 2 (3.92%) Artifactory
5 2 (3.92%) CircleCI
5 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.92%) Selenium
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Banking
2 8 (15.69%) Social Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Back Office
3 3 (5.88%) Law
3 3 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Architect
2 14 (27.45%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (19.61%) Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Java Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Lead Architect
6 5 (9.80%) Applications Architect
6 5 (9.80%) Azure Architect
6 5 (9.80%) Platform Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Digital Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) Web Services
2 7 (13.73%) REST
3 6 (11.76%) HTML
4 5 (9.80%) Kafka
4 5 (9.80%) Spring
5 4 (7.84%) CSS
5 4 (7.84%) HTML5
5 4 (7.84%) JSON
5 4 (7.84%) Node.js
6 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.88%) Gherkin
6 3 (5.88%) OAuth
6 3 (5.88%) PySpark
6 3 (5.88%) RESTful
6 3 (5.88%) SOAP
6 3 (5.88%) Swagger
7 2 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.92%) React
7 2 (3.92%) XML
8 1 (1.96%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) SWIFT
2 2 (3.92%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.96%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing Technology
3 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.96%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) Microservices
3 17 (33.33%) DevOps
4 15 (29.41%) Data Integration
5 13 (25.49%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (17.65%) Insurtech
6 9 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (15.69%) Network Design
7 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
8 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.76%) Server Management
9 6 (11.76%) Use Case
10 5 (9.80%) Architectural Design
10 5 (9.80%) Fintech
10 5 (9.80%) Front End Development
10 5 (9.80%) Scrum
10 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
11 4 (7.84%) API Development
11 4 (7.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) Java
2 12 (23.53%) Python
3 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.76%) PHP
5 5 (9.80%) SQL
6 4 (7.84%) C
6 4 (7.84%) C#
7 3 (5.88%) Go
7 3 (5.88%) Ruby
7 3 (5.88%) Scala
7 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.88%) TypeScript
7 3 (5.88%) VBScript
8 1 (1.96%) C++
8 1 (1.96%) ES6
8 1 (1.96%) ES7
8 1 (1.96%) ES8
8 1 (1.96%) Java 8
8 1 (1.96%) Korn
8 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) PMO
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 15022
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 20022
2 1 (1.96%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) Kubernetes
2 6 (11.76%) Grafana
2 6 (11.76%) Istio
2 6 (11.76%) Prometheus
3 5 (9.80%) Terraform
4 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (3.92%) Ansible
6 1 (1.96%) Automic
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) Google
3 3 (5.88%) HP
3 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.88%) Solace
4 2 (3.92%) MuleSoft
4 2 (3.92%) Veracode
5 1 (1.96%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) SnapLogic
5 1 (1.96%) Sophos
5 1 (1.96%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.96%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Workday
5 1 (1.96%) Zscaler