Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
UK > England
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 396 286 283
Rank change year-on-year -110 -3 -19
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1,023 1,906 1,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.77% 1.19% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 2.91% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 748 1,265 1,314
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,775 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £56,600 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -5.67% - +9.09%

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 51,492 65,432 64,628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.55% 40.71% 40.59%
Number of salaries quoted 42,431 55,121 55,347
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in England

Middleware
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Middleware in England

Middleware
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in England over the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
London -55 479 £70,000 - 33
South East -131 190 £56,600 -1.57% 21
North of England -40 157 £61,852 -1.04% 15
North West -32 86 £57,500 +12.75% 7
South West +43 83 £46,250 +6.94% 11
Midlands +10 82 £56,750 +3.18% 9
Yorkshire -27 67 £67,500 -3.57% 6
West Midlands +26 52 £60,000 +55.84% 9
East Midlands +9 27 £55,000 -
East of England -89 24 £55,000 -8.33% 7
North East +9 5 £63,703 +27.41% 2
Middleware
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 England region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 345 (33.72%) Java
2 342 (33.43%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (27.57%) Finance
4 268 (26.20%) SQL
5 218 (21.31%) Linux
6 210 (20.53%) Oracle
7 199 (19.45%) SQL Server
8 170 (16.62%) Microsoft
8 170 (16.62%) DevOps
9 169 (16.52%) Windows
10 166 (16.23%) C#
11 157 (15.35%) Web Services
12 154 (15.05%) Amazon AWS
13 148 (14.47%) SOA
14 133 (13.00%) .NET
15 129 (12.61%) Degree
16 128 (12.51%) Microsoft Azure
17 123 (12.02%) Migration
18 118 (11.53%) Problem-Solving
19 117 (11.44%) Software Engineering
20 113 (11.05%) JavaScript
21 102 (9.97%) Python
21 102 (9.97%) Relational Database
22 101 (9.87%) REST
23 98 (9.58%) OO
24 96 (9.38%) IBM
24 96 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
25 95 (9.29%) Enterprise Software
26 93 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
26 93 (9.09%) VMware

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 70 (6.84%) WebSphere
2 59 (5.77%) Apache
3 57 (5.57%) WebLogic
4 56 (5.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 54 (5.28%) JBoss
6 42 (4.11%) Tomcat
7 36 (3.52%) SharePoint
8 34 (3.32%) BizTalk Server
9 21 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
10 20 (1.96%) Confluence
11 18 (1.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 17 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
13 16 (1.56%) MQSeries
14 15 (1.47%) CMS
15 13 (1.27%) IIS
15 13 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
16 12 (1.17%) MS Exchange
16 12 (1.17%) Mule
17 10 (0.98%) Mule ESB
18 9 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 22 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.098%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (1.27%) SAP ERP
3 12 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (1.17%) SAP Hybris
4 11 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.88%) Markit EDM
6 9 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
6 9 (0.88%) thinkFolio
7 8 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.68%) SAP CO
8 7 (0.68%) SAP FI
8 7 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (0.68%) SAP IS-U
9 6 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
11 4 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 154 (15.05%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (12.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (4.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 38 (3.71%) SaaS
5 35 (3.42%) Office 365
6 34 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (2.64%) OpenShift
8 24 (2.35%) IaaS
9 16 (1.56%) PaaS
10 12 (1.17%) Power Platform
11 11 (1.08%) IBM Cloud
12 10 (0.98%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.88%) Apigee
13 9 (0.88%) GitHub
13 9 (0.88%) Serverless
14 7 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
14 7 (0.68%) Boomi
14 7 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.91%) HTTP
1 40 (3.91%) Internet
2 39 (3.81%) Firewall
3 27 (2.64%) SAN
4 22 (2.15%) SSL
5 21 (2.05%) TCP/IP
6 20 (1.96%) LAN
6 20 (1.96%) WAN
7 16 (1.56%) FTP
7 16 (1.56%) NAS
8 11 (1.08%) Network Security
8 11 (1.08%) Wireless
9 10 (0.98%) HTTPS
10 9 (0.88%) DNS
11 6 (0.59%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.49%) DVB
13 4 (0.39%) SMTP
14 3 (0.29%) FlexRay
14 3 (0.29%) SSH
14 3 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (19.45%) SQL Server
2 102 (9.97%) Relational Database
3 86 (8.41%) Big Data
4 57 (5.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (4.99%) RDBMS
6 45 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
7 42 (4.11%) Oracle Database
8 41 (4.01%) NoSQL
9 36 (3.52%) MySQL
10 26 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (2.05%) DB2
12 16 (1.56%) MongoDB
12 16 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (1.47%) Hadoop
13 15 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (1.37%) Star Schema
15 12 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
15 12 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
15 12 (1.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 83 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 60 (5.87%) Jenkins
3 54 (5.28%) JIRA
4 45 (4.40%) Maven
5 25 (2.44%) Selenium
6 24 (2.35%) SoapUI
7 23 (2.25%) Gradle
7 23 (2.25%) Mockito
8 22 (2.15%) Eclipse
8 22 (2.15%) JUnit
8 22 (2.15%) TeamCity
9 19 (1.86%) Cucumber
10 18 (1.76%) Visual Studio
11 17 (1.66%) Eclipse RCP
11 17 (1.66%) fastlane
12 16 (1.56%) CocoaPods
13 13 (1.27%) Subversion
14 11 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (0.98%) Axure RP
16 9 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 282 (27.57%) Finance
2 86 (8.41%) Banking
3 72 (7.04%) Retail
4 51 (4.99%) Marketing
5 49 (4.79%) Manufacturing
6 35 (3.42%) Local Government
7 28 (2.74%) Front Office
8 26 (2.54%) Telecoms
9 23 (2.25%) Investment Banking
10 20 (1.96%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.27%) Advertising
11 13 (1.27%) Electronics
12 11 (1.08%) Law
12 11 (1.08%) Legal
13 10 (0.98%) Billing
14 8 (0.78%) Automotive
15 7 (0.68%) Back Office
16 6 (0.59%) Games
17 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 211 (20.63%) Architect
2 208 (20.33%) Developer
3 92 (8.99%) Analyst
4 67 (6.55%) Consultant
5 64 (6.26%) Software Engineer
6 58 (5.67%) Java Developer
7 53 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
8 49 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
9 47 (4.59%) Cloud Architect
10 46 (4.50%) .NET Developer
10 46 (4.50%) C# Developer
11 38 (3.71%) Senior Developer
12 37 (3.62%) AWS Architect
12 37 (3.62%) AWS Consultant
12 37 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
12 37 (3.62%) Cloud Consultant
13 35 (3.42%) Senior Software Engineer
14 32 (3.13%) Web Architect
14 32 (3.13%) Web Consultant
15 31 (3.03%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (15.35%) Web Services
2 133 (13.00%) .NET
3 101 (9.87%) REST
4 89 (8.70%) CSS
5 85 (8.31%) XML
6 83 (8.11%) HTML
6 83 (8.11%) Spring
7 82 (8.02%) SOAP
8 59 (5.77%) JSON
9 53 (5.18%) ASP.NET
10 51 (4.99%) J2EE
11 50 (4.89%) JMS
12 46 (4.50%) AngularJS
13 45 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web API
14 38 (3.71%) Java EE
14 38 (3.71%) RESTful
15 31 (3.03%) jQuery
15 31 (3.03%) WCF
16 30 (2.93%) .NET Framework
16 30 (2.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 96 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (9.29%) Enterprise Software
3 62 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 58 (5.67%) Data Centre
5 44 (4.30%) User Experience
6 41 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
7 29 (2.83%) Mobile App
8 24 (2.35%) Equities
8 24 (2.35%) Public Cloud
9 20 (1.96%) Mainframe
10 17 (1.66%) Derivative
10 17 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
11 16 (1.56%) Taxonomies
12 15 (1.47%) Clustering
12 15 (1.47%) Private Cloud
13 14 (1.37%) Fixed Income
14 13 (1.27%) Client/Server
14 13 (1.27%) Cloud Native
14 13 (1.27%) Fintech
15 10 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 218 (21.31%) Linux
2 169 (16.52%) Windows
3 79 (7.72%) Unix
4 45 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (3.52%) Windows Server
6 31 (3.03%) Apple iOS
7 26 (2.54%) Android
8 10 (0.98%) AIX
8 10 (0.98%) Solaris
9 9 (0.88%) CentOS
10 6 (0.59%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.29%) HPUX
13 3 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.29%) VMS
13 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (33.43%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (16.62%) DevOps
3 148 (14.47%) SOA
4 123 (12.02%) Migration
5 118 (11.53%) Problem-Solving
6 117 (11.44%) Software Engineering
7 98 (9.58%) OO
8 93 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 92 (8.99%) Analytics
9 92 (8.99%) SDLC
9 92 (8.99%) UML
10 90 (8.80%) ETL
11 89 (8.70%) Open Source
12 85 (8.31%) Mentoring
13 78 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
13 78 (7.62%) ITIL
14 75 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
15 68 (6.65%) Test Automation
16 67 (6.55%) Project Management
17 65 (6.35%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 345 (33.72%) Java
2 268 (26.20%) SQL
3 166 (16.23%) C#
4 113 (11.05%) JavaScript
5 102 (9.97%) Python
6 75 (7.33%) C++
7 46 (4.50%) Bash Shell
8 44 (4.30%) C
9 35 (3.42%) PowerShell
10 34 (3.32%) Perl
11 31 (3.03%) VB.NET
12 30 (2.93%) VB
13 29 (2.83%) Java 8
14 26 (2.54%) T-SQL
15 23 (2.25%) PHP
15 23 (2.25%) PL/SQL
16 22 (2.15%) ABAP
17 21 (2.05%) Kotlin
18 19 (1.86%) Shell Script
19 18 (1.76%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 129 (12.61%) Degree
2 65 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 38 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 32 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 28 (2.74%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.17%) CISSP
6 12 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 11 (1.08%) Master's Degree
8 10 (0.98%) Chartered Engineer
8 10 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
10 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.68%) ISEB
12 6 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.59%) RHCE
13 5 (0.49%) GIAC
13 5 (0.49%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.49%) MCSD
13 5 (0.49%) RHCSA
14 4 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (7.72%) QA
2 37 (3.62%) SLA
3 15 (1.47%) PMO
4 11 (1.08%) HL7
5 9 (0.88%) MiFID
6 6 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.59%) EMIR
6 6 (0.59%) GDPR
7 5 (0.49%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.29%) MISRA
8 3 (0.29%) MISRA C
9 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.20%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.098%) JTAG
System Software
1 48 (4.69%) Docker
2 45 (4.40%) Active Directory
3 39 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (2.83%) Oracle RAC
5 17 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (1.47%) vSphere
7 10 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.78%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.20%) Firmware
11 2 (0.20%) Gluster
11 2 (0.20%) iptables
11 2 (0.20%) LXC
11 2 (0.20%) Postfix
11 2 (0.20%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.20%) Samba
11 2 (0.20%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 45 (4.40%) Ansible
2 37 (3.62%) Puppet
3 26 (2.54%) Terraform
4 22 (2.15%) Kubernetes
5 19 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
7 13 (1.27%) Data Guard
8 11 (1.08%) Tivoli
9 10 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (0.68%) CloudHub
11 6 (0.59%) Nessus
11 6 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (0.49%) CASB
12 5 (0.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 5 (0.49%) HP ALM
12 5 (0.49%) logstash
13 4 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
13 4 (0.39%) Nmap
13 4 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 210 (20.53%) Oracle
2 170 (16.62%) Microsoft
3 96 (9.38%) IBM
4 93 (9.09%) VMware
5 74 (7.23%) SAP
6 50 (4.89%) TIBCO
7 49 (4.79%) Google
8 46 (4.50%) Red Hat
9 36 (3.52%) Rackspace
10 31 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
11 29 (2.83%) Adobe
11 29 (2.83%) MuleSoft
12 21 (2.05%) HP
12 21 (2.05%) Solace
13 20 (1.96%) Cognizant
14 16 (1.56%) hybris
15 15 (1.47%) ServiceNow
15 15 (1.47%) WorldPay
16 12 (1.17%) OutSystems
16 12 (1.17%) Tableau