Period
to 25 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 359 359 379
Rank change year-on-year 0 +20 -19
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1,021 454 958
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.91% 0.79% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.39% 1.86% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 574 347 679
10th Percentile £40,750 £41,250 £36,960
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £62,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.84% +3.33%
75th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £86,750 £100,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +0.74%

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 42,692 24,382 44,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.05% 42.43% 38.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27,318 21,157 36,781
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in England

Middleware
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Middleware in England.

Salary trend for Middleware in England

Middleware
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Middleware in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Middleware in England

Middleware
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the England region over the 6 months to 25 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London -13 527 £79,500 +7.43% 83
North of England -70 128 £54,384 +11.56% 14
Midlands -7 125 £47,500 -20.83% 12
South East -53 113 £70,000 -3.45% 22
West Midlands -5 95 £55,000 +10.00% 11
North West -62 85 £53,134 +25.02% 5
South West -20 79 £57,500 +15.00% 16
East of England -72 32 £43,500 -37.86% 12
East Midlands -43 30 £35,000 -50.35% 1
Yorkshire -70 27 £55,000 - 5
North East - 16 £45,000 - 4
Middleware
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 492 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (29.97%) Java
3 291 (28.50%) Finance
4 272 (26.64%) SQL
5 268 (26.25%) Azure
6 266 (26.05%) Linux
7 253 (24.78%) Social Skills
8 224 (21.94%) REST
9 210 (20.57%) CI/CD
9 210 (20.57%) Problem-Solving
10 209 (20.47%) Oracle
11 205 (20.08%) Microservices
12 199 (19.49%) AWS
13 188 (18.41%) Spring
14 183 (17.92%) Jenkins
15 166 (16.26%) SOA
16 158 (15.48%) Software Engineering
17 156 (15.28%) Web Services
18 155 (15.18%) JavaScript
19 153 (14.99%) DevOps
20 151 (14.79%) .NET
21 148 (14.50%) Docker
22 144 (14.10%) TDD
23 143 (14.01%) Python
23 143 (14.01%) Microsoft
24 141 (13.81%) SQL Server
25 139 (13.61%) Kafka
26 133 (13.03%) C#
27 124 (12.14%) Windows
27 124 (12.14%) Banking

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 59 (5.78%) WebSphere
2 56 (5.48%) WebLogic
3 48 (4.70%) IIS
4 44 (4.31%) JBoss
5 38 (3.72%) Anypoint
5 38 (3.72%) Mule
5 38 (3.72%) Mule ESB
6 26 (2.55%) Tomcat
7 21 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
7 21 (2.06%) Oracle Application Server
8 20 (1.96%) Confluence
9 19 (1.86%) Oracle 9iAS
9 19 (1.86%) SAS
10 16 (1.57%) CMS
11 14 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 13 (1.27%) Apache Spark
13 12 (1.18%) SharePoint
14 10 (0.98%) Apache
15 9 (0.88%) Jetty
16 8 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 36 (3.53%) MS Visio
2 9 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (2.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (1.86%) Oracle 11i
3 19 (1.86%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (0.98%) Distributed Ledger
4 10 (0.98%) SAP S/4HANA
5 9 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
5 9 (0.88%) R3 Corda
6 8 (0.78%) NetSuite
6 8 (0.78%) SAP APO
6 8 (0.78%) SAP CRM
6 8 (0.78%) Sentinel
7 7 (0.69%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 6 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
9 5 (0.49%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
9 5 (0.49%) RMDS
10 4 (0.39%) Magento
10 4 (0.39%) Temenos T24
11 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
12 1 (0.098%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 268 (26.25%) Azure
2 199 (19.49%) AWS
3 69 (6.76%) PaaS
4 64 (6.27%) Serverless
5 55 (5.39%) SaaS
6 48 (4.70%) Boomi
7 43 (4.21%) IaaS
8 42 (4.11%) GitHub
9 30 (2.94%) GCP
9 30 (2.94%) OpenShift
10 28 (2.74%) Azure Data Factory
10 28 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
11 26 (2.55%) Azure Service Bus
12 25 (2.45%) Azure Functions
13 22 (2.15%) Power Platform
14 21 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
14 21 (2.06%) Amazon ECS
15 19 (1.86%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 19 (1.86%) Azure Stack
15 19 (1.86%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 90 (8.81%) HTTP
2 54 (5.29%) FTP
3 49 (4.80%) Broadband
4 44 (4.31%) Firewall
4 44 (4.31%) TCP/IP
5 38 (3.72%) HTTPS
6 21 (2.06%) Bluetooth
6 21 (2.06%) DVB
7 20 (1.96%) ATM
8 17 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (1.18%) DNS
10 11 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 11 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 10 (0.98%) Network Security
11 10 (0.98%) SMTP
12 7 (0.69%) Internet
12 7 (0.69%) Wireless
13 5 (0.49%) SSL
14 4 (0.39%) DHCP
14 4 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (13.81%) SQL Server
2 123 (12.05%) Relational Database
3 92 (9.01%) Oracle Database
4 69 (6.76%) Big Data
5 57 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
6 49 (4.80%) NoSQL
7 46 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 42 (4.11%) Azure SQL Database
9 41 (4.02%) RDBMS
10 32 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (3.04%) MySQL
12 27 (2.64%) MongoDB
12 27 (2.64%) Oracle Database 10g
13 24 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 23 (2.25%) Amazon Aurora
15 20 (1.96%) OLAP
15 20 (1.96%) OLTP
16 19 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 19 (1.86%) Oracle OLAP
17 16 (1.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 183 (17.92%) Jenkins
2 121 (11.85%) Git (software)
3 90 (8.81%) JIRA
4 59 (5.78%) Maven
5 47 (4.60%) JUnit
6 33 (3.23%) Cucumber
7 32 (3.13%) Bitbucket
7 32 (3.13%) Selenium
8 31 (3.04%) GitLab
9 28 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 25 (2.45%) Artifactory
11 24 (2.35%) Jasmine
12 22 (2.15%) Protractor
13 21 (2.06%) GNU Toolchain
13 21 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
14 19 (1.86%) TeamCity
15 17 (1.67%) gulp
16 15 (1.47%) webpack
17 14 (1.37%) IntelliJ
17 14 (1.37%) TestNG
General
1 291 (28.50%) Finance
2 253 (24.78%) Social Skills
3 124 (12.14%) Banking
4 81 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (6.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 47 (4.60%) Marketing
7 43 (4.21%) Law
7 43 (4.21%) Retail
8 31 (3.04%) Public Sector
9 29 (2.84%) Influencing Skills
10 22 (2.15%) Telecoms
11 21 (2.06%) Presentation Skills
12 17 (1.67%) Games
13 16 (1.57%) Front Office
13 16 (1.57%) Investment Banking
14 15 (1.47%) Retail Banking
15 13 (1.27%) Electronics
16 12 (1.18%) Advertising
16 12 (1.18%) Organisational Skills
17 7 (0.69%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 339 (33.20%) Developer
2 144 (14.10%) Architect
3 117 (11.46%) Software Engineer
4 85 (8.33%) DBA
4 85 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 76 (7.44%) Java Developer
6 59 (5.78%) Senior Developer
7 56 (5.48%) Software Developer
8 51 (5.00%) Analyst
8 51 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
9 48 (4.70%) .NET Developer
10 47 (4.60%) Administrator
11 45 (4.41%) C++ Developer
12 41 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
13 36 (3.53%) MuleSoft Developer
14 34 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
14 34 (3.33%) Senior C++ Developer
15 33 (3.23%) Customer Engineer
16 26 (2.55%) Java Engineer
17 25 (2.45%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (21.94%) REST
2 188 (18.41%) Spring
3 156 (15.28%) Web Services
4 151 (14.79%) .NET
5 139 (13.61%) Kafka
6 108 (10.58%) JSON
7 99 (9.70%) HTML
8 98 (9.60%) XML
9 90 (8.81%) Node.js
9 90 (8.81%) Spring Boot
10 86 (8.42%) SOAP
11 70 (6.86%) .NET Framework
12 67 (6.56%) AngularJS
13 66 (6.46%) HTML5
14 63 (6.17%) RESTful
15 62 (6.07%) CSS
15 62 (6.07%) React
16 61 (5.97%) .NET Core
17 60 (5.88%) JMS
18 59 (5.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 88 (8.62%) Public Cloud
2 48 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
3 47 (4.60%) STB
4 35 (3.43%) Legacy Applications
5 33 (3.23%) EFT
6 31 (3.04%) Linux Command Line
6 31 (3.04%) Replication
7 30 (2.94%) SWIFT
8 27 (2.64%) Client/Server
8 27 (2.64%) Embedded Systems
8 27 (2.64%) Virtual Team
9 26 (2.55%) Life Science
10 25 (2.45%) User Experience
11 22 (2.15%) Management Information System
12 21 (2.06%) Digital TV
12 21 (2.06%) Mainframe
12 21 (2.06%) MPEG
12 21 (2.06%) Social Media
13 20 (1.96%) Data Structures
14 18 (1.76%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 266 (26.05%) Linux
2 124 (12.14%) Windows
3 81 (7.93%) Unix
4 36 (3.53%) AIX
5 34 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (3.13%) Android
7 30 (2.94%) Solaris
8 28 (2.74%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.88%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.20%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.098%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.098%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (20.57%) CI/CD
2 210 (20.57%) Problem-Solving
3 205 (20.08%) Microservices
4 166 (16.26%) SOA
5 158 (15.48%) Software Engineering
6 153 (14.99%) DevOps
7 144 (14.10%) TDD
8 113 (11.07%) Scrum
9 111 (10.87%) Analytics
10 100 (9.79%) Test Automation
10 100 (9.79%) Unit Testing
11 98 (9.60%) Full Stack Development
12 92 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
13 90 (8.81%) Computer Science
14 87 (8.52%) BDD
14 87 (8.52%) Open Source
15 86 (8.42%) Project Delivery
16 84 (8.23%) Waterfall
17 83 (8.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 306 (29.97%) Java
2 272 (26.64%) SQL
3 155 (15.18%) JavaScript
4 143 (14.01%) Python
5 133 (13.03%) C#
6 117 (11.46%) C++
7 85 (8.33%) Bash
8 64 (6.27%) C
8 64 (6.27%) PowerShell
9 42 (4.11%) Java 8
10 37 (3.62%) T-SQL
11 36 (3.53%) TypeScript
12 35 (3.43%) Kotlin
13 31 (3.04%) Groovy
14 27 (2.64%) Shell Script
15 21 (2.06%) Ada
16 14 (1.37%) Apex Code
16 14 (1.37%) Go
16 14 (1.37%) SOQL
17 12 (1.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 110 (10.77%) Degree
2 78 (7.64%) Security Cleared
3 67 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 59 (5.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.18%) Master's Degree
5 12 (1.18%) TOGAF Certification
6 11 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (0.98%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.88%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.59%) PMP
10 4 (0.39%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.29%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.29%) ISEB
11 3 (0.29%) RHCE
12 2 (0.20%) CISA
12 2 (0.20%) CISM
12 2 (0.20%) CISSP
12 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.29%) QA
2 21 (2.06%) Def Stans
2 21 (2.06%) MISRA
3 16 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.37%) COBIT
5 13 (1.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 13 (1.27%) GxP
5 13 (1.27%) IEC 61508
5 13 (1.27%) MISRA C
5 13 (1.27%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.69%) SLA
7 5 (0.49%) Accessibility
8 4 (0.39%) PMO
8 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.20%) GLP
10 2 (0.20%) GRC
11 1 (0.098%) GDPR
11 1 (0.098%) SEPA
11 1 (0.098%) WCAG
System Software
1 148 (14.50%) Docker
2 64 (6.27%) Oracle RAC
3 25 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (1.08%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.69%) vSphere
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.098%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.098%) RACF
8 1 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 107 (10.48%) Kubernetes
2 65 (6.37%) Data Guard
3 64 (6.27%) Ansible
4 63 (6.17%) Terraform
5 33 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 13 (1.27%) Puppet
7 8 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
8 7 (0.69%) Podman
8 7 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (0.69%) vRealize
9 6 (0.59%) Grafana
9 6 (0.59%) Istio
9 6 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (0.59%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.39%) Consul
10 4 (0.39%) VxRail
11 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 209 (20.47%) Oracle
2 143 (14.01%) Microsoft
3 73 (7.15%) MuleSoft
4 66 (6.46%) IBM
5 50 (4.90%) Red Hat
6 47 (4.60%) Cognizant
7 38 (3.72%) Dell
8 32 (3.13%) VMware
9 27 (2.64%) SAP
10 25 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (2.25%) Spotify
11 23 (2.25%) YouTube
12 21 (2.06%) ServiceNow
13 20 (1.96%) Cisco
14 17 (1.67%) F5
14 17 (1.67%) TIBCO
14 17 (1.67%) Zscaler
15 16 (1.57%) Bloomberg
16 15 (1.47%) Murex
17 14 (1.37%) Splunk