Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 261 226
Rank change year-on-year -44 -35 +9
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1808 2376 3127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.07% 1.32% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.65% 3.39% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1294 1760 2327
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -3.08%

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 68113 70170 77599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.25% 39.09% 38.23%
Number of salaries quoted 57086 61423 66898
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,875 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.33%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -74 812 £70,000 - 54
South East -40 332 £52,250 -9.13% 33
North of England +38 324 £50,000 -9.09% 21
North West +34 183 £50,000 +2.56% 10
East of England -83 118 £57,500 -4.17% 10
Midlands -5 115 £47,500 - 20
Yorkshire +16 108 £50,000 -9.09% 10
South West -6 94 £55,000 +10.00% 11
West Midlands +3 91 £47,500 -5.00% 16
North East +28 33 £50,000 -22.78% 1
East Midlands +3 24 £54,000 +35.00% 4
Middleware
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 717 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 688 (38.05%) Java
3 628 (34.73%) Oracle
4 606 (33.52%) Finance
5 446 (24.67%) Linux
6 424 (23.45%) SQL
7 405 (22.40%) Unix
8 330 (18.25%) Web Services
9 325 (17.98%) SOA
10 322 (17.81%) SQL Server
11 316 (17.48%) Windows
12 308 (17.04%) Banking
13 288 (15.93%) Degree
14 274 (15.15%) DevOps
15 263 (14.55%) Microsoft
16 262 (14.49%) Spring
17 260 (14.38%) Software Engineering
18 252 (13.94%) C#
19 250 (13.83%) Amazon AWS
20 246 (13.61%) JavaScript
20 246 (13.61%) HTML
21 243 (13.44%) Tomcat
22 242 (13.38%) XML
23 232 (12.83%) .NET
24 230 (12.72%) Scrum
25 212 (11.73%) TDD
26 205 (11.34%) OO
27 204 (11.28%) Python
27 204 (11.28%) RESTful
28 195 (10.79%) IBM

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
1 243 (13.44%) Tomcat
2 181 (10.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 159 (8.79%) JBoss
4 140 (7.74%) WebSphere
5 132 (7.30%) Apache
6 123 (6.80%) WebLogic
7 83 (4.59%) Oracle Service Bus
8 79 (4.37%) IIS
9 71 (3.93%) BizTalk Server
10 61 (3.37%) Confluence
11 51 (2.82%) Documentum
12 50 (2.77%) WebSphere Application Server
13 48 (2.65%) CMS
14 31 (1.71%) SharePoint
15 26 (1.44%) Jetty
16 25 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
17 23 (1.27%) MQSeries
17 23 (1.27%) Mule
18 20 (1.11%) Apache Spark
19 19 (1.05%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.44%) Simulink
2 8 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 59 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (1.27%) SAP CRM
3 21 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
4 20 (1.11%) Payment Gateway
4 20 (1.11%) SAP Hybris
5 19 (1.05%) Magento
6 16 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
7 14 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
8 13 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
8 13 (0.72%) SAP ERP
9 12 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
10 11 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
11 10 (0.55%) Oracle HRMS
12 9 (0.50%) Maximo
12 9 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
13 8 (0.44%) SAP SRM
14 7 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
15 6 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 6 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
15 6 (0.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 250 (13.83%) Amazon AWS
2 138 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (3.54%) SaaS
4 62 (3.43%) PaaS
5 55 (3.04%) Cloud Computing
6 41 (2.27%) IaaS
7 39 (2.16%) Office 365
8 34 (1.88%) GitHub
8 34 (1.88%) OpenShift
9 14 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (0.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 13 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (0.44%) Boomi
11 8 (0.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 7 (0.39%) Serverless
13 6 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 6 (0.33%) Cloudflare
13 6 (0.33%) Force.com
13 6 (0.33%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 84 (4.65%) HTTP
2 66 (3.65%) Firewall
3 63 (3.48%) TCP/IP
4 55 (3.04%) Internet
5 46 (2.54%) SAN
6 28 (1.55%) LAN
7 27 (1.49%) WAN
8 24 (1.33%) LDAP
9 22 (1.22%) DNS
10 20 (1.11%) Network Security
11 18 (1.00%) VPN
12 17 (0.94%) FTP
12 17 (0.94%) SSL
13 16 (0.88%) DHCP
14 15 (0.83%) Ethernet
15 14 (0.77%) Wireless
16 13 (0.72%) IPsec
17 12 (0.66%) AMQP
17 12 (0.66%) NAS
18 8 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 132 (7.30%) Oracle Database
3 111 (6.14%) MySQL
4 98 (5.42%) Relational Database
5 89 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
6 82 (4.54%) PostgreSQL
7 73 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 70 (3.87%) MongoDB
9 59 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
10 56 (3.10%) Big Data
11 53 (2.93%) RDBMS
12 51 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
13 45 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
14 44 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 43 (2.38%) NoSQL
15 43 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
16 42 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
17 36 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
18 35 (1.94%) Hadoop
19 31 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 176 (9.73%) Git (software)
2 174 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 158 (8.74%) Maven
4 131 (7.25%) JIRA
5 102 (5.64%) Selenium
6 91 (5.03%) JUnit
7 79 (4.37%) Subversion
8 57 (3.15%) Sonatype Nexus
9 52 (2.88%) Mockito
10 42 (2.32%) NUnit
11 41 (2.27%) TeamCity
12 31 (1.71%) Jasmine
13 25 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 23 (1.27%) Ant
14 23 (1.27%) LSMW
14 23 (1.27%) MSTest
14 23 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
15 21 (1.16%) Cucumber
16 20 (1.11%) Vagrant
17 19 (1.05%) Bitbucket
General
1 606 (33.52%) Finance
2 308 (17.04%) Banking
3 161 (8.90%) Investment Banking
4 116 (6.42%) Marketing
5 114 (6.31%) Retail Banking
6 98 (5.42%) Retail
7 89 (4.92%) Front Office
8 87 (4.81%) Manufacturing
9 85 (4.70%) Telecoms
10 71 (3.93%) Electronics
11 47 (2.60%) Publishing
12 34 (1.88%) Advertising
13 27 (1.49%) Financial Institution
14 21 (1.16%) Law
15 20 (1.11%) Legal
16 15 (0.83%) Local Government
16 15 (0.83%) Military
17 11 (0.61%) Back Office
17 11 (0.61%) Billing
18 6 (0.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 607 (33.57%) Developer
2 355 (19.63%) Architect
3 259 (14.33%) Java Developer
4 189 (10.45%) Senior Developer
5 127 (7.02%) Software Engineer
6 120 (6.64%) Analyst
7 97 (5.37%) Solutions Architect
8 95 (5.25%) Senior Java Developer
9 79 (4.37%) Consultant
10 75 (4.15%) Oracle Developer
11 71 (3.93%) Applications Support
12 62 (3.43%) DBA
13 60 (3.32%) .NET Developer
14 49 (2.71%) Linux Engineer
15 48 (2.65%) Technical Architect
16 47 (2.60%) Oracle Architect
17 46 (2.54%) Senior Oracle Developer
18 44 (2.43%) Senior Architect
19 42 (2.32%) Cloud Architect
19 42 (2.32%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (18.25%) Web Services
2 262 (14.49%) Spring
3 246 (13.61%) HTML
4 242 (13.38%) XML
5 232 (12.83%) .NET
6 204 (11.28%) RESTful
7 192 (10.62%) SOAP
8 183 (10.12%) CSS
9 180 (9.96%) REST
10 177 (9.79%) Oracle Fusion
11 161 (8.90%) JSON
12 140 (7.74%) AngularJS
13 133 (7.36%) HTML5
14 116 (6.42%) J2EE
15 104 (5.75%) ASP.NET
16 96 (5.31%) Hibernate
17 95 (5.25%) CSS3
18 91 (5.03%) JMS
19 89 (4.92%) jQuery
20 84 (4.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 187 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 174 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 101 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
4 88 (4.87%) Management Information System
5 74 (4.09%) Data Centre
6 65 (3.60%) Derivative
7 58 (3.21%) Mobile App
8 56 (3.10%) User Experience
9 45 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
10 43 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
11 38 (2.10%) Fintech
12 36 (1.99%) Clustering
13 33 (1.83%) Mainframe
14 29 (1.60%) iPad
15 27 (1.49%) Client/Server
15 27 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 25 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
16 25 (1.38%) Equities
17 24 (1.33%) Life Science
17 24 (1.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 446 (24.67%) Linux
2 405 (22.40%) Unix
3 316 (17.48%) Windows
4 101 (5.59%) Solaris
5 89 (4.92%) Windows Server
6 46 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 45 (2.49%) AIX
8 41 (2.27%) Android
9 37 (2.05%) Apple iOS
10 16 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
11 12 (0.66%) CentOS
12 10 (0.55%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.50%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
17 4 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.22%) HPUX
17 4 (0.22%) VMS
18 3 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 717 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (17.98%) SOA
3 274 (15.15%) DevOps
4 260 (14.38%) Software Engineering
5 230 (12.72%) Scrum
6 212 (11.73%) TDD
7 205 (11.34%) OO
8 193 (10.67%) ITIL
9 184 (10.18%) SDLC
10 174 (9.62%) MVC
11 169 (9.35%) Test Automation
12 166 (9.18%) TOGAF
13 165 (9.13%) Unit Testing
14 152 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
15 147 (8.13%) Open Source
16 138 (7.63%) Migration
17 129 (7.13%) CRM
17 129 (7.13%) Wealth Management
18 125 (6.91%) Project Management
19 123 (6.80%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 688 (38.05%) Java
2 424 (23.45%) SQL
3 252 (13.94%) C#
4 246 (13.61%) JavaScript
5 204 (11.28%) Python
6 143 (7.91%) Shell Script
7 142 (7.85%) Perl
8 128 (7.08%) PL/SQL
9 111 (6.14%) C++
10 99 (5.48%) Bash Shell
11 90 (4.98%) T-SQL
12 78 (4.31%) C
13 62 (3.43%) PHP
14 52 (2.88%) Ruby
15 45 (2.49%) PowerShell
16 36 (1.99%) Scala
17 34 (1.88%) ABAP
18 24 (1.33%) MATLAB
18 24 (1.33%) SAPscript
19 22 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 288 (15.93%) Degree
2 114 (6.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 107 (5.92%) Security Cleared
4 56 (3.10%) SC Cleared
5 35 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (1.33%) MCAD
6 24 (1.33%) MCSD
7 18 (1.00%) Master's Degree
8 14 (0.77%) CISSP
8 14 (0.77%) ISEB
9 13 (0.72%) Sun Certification
10 12 (0.66%) OCMJD
10 12 (0.66%) OCPJP
10 12 (0.66%) OCPJWCD
10 12 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
11 10 (0.55%) DV Cleared
11 10 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
12 8 (0.44%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.44%) MCITP
12 8 (0.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (6.25%) SLA
2 82 (4.54%) QA
3 42 (2.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 21 (1.16%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.77%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.55%) IEC 61508
8 9 (0.50%) PMO
9 8 (0.44%) Basel III
9 8 (0.44%) HL7
9 8 (0.44%) IEC 62304
9 8 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 8 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (0.44%) SEPA
10 6 (0.33%) RosettaNet
10 6 (0.33%) TARGET2
11 5 (0.28%) GPG13
11 5 (0.28%) Web Application Security Consortium
12 4 (0.22%) MISRA
12 4 (0.22%) MISRA C
System Software
1 87 (4.81%) Docker
2 60 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
4 27 (1.49%) Active Directory
5 20 (1.11%) Hyper-V
6 18 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (0.94%) vSphere
8 12 (0.66%) KVM
8 12 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (0.61%) Firmware
9 11 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (0.39%) NFS
12 6 (0.33%) HDFS
13 3 (0.17%) Snort
13 3 (0.17%) SRDF
14 2 (0.11%) iptables
14 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 110 (6.08%) Puppet
2 55 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (2.16%) Ansible
4 31 (1.71%) Tivoli
5 29 (1.60%) Kubernetes
6 26 (1.44%) ZABBIX
7 18 (1.00%) Control-M
7 18 (1.00%) Opsview
8 17 (0.94%) CA Wily
9 16 (0.88%) Terraform
10 15 (0.83%) Ganglia
11 13 (0.72%) Data Guard
11 13 (0.72%) Mesos
11 13 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 13 (0.72%) rkt
12 12 (0.66%) BladeLogic
13 9 (0.50%) Nagios
13 9 (0.50%) vRealize
14 8 (0.44%) NetBackup
14 8 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 628 (34.73%) Oracle
2 263 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 195 (10.79%) IBM
4 124 (6.86%) SAP
5 116 (6.42%) TIBCO
6 107 (5.92%) VMware
7 90 (4.98%) Red Hat
8 62 (3.43%) EMC
9 61 (3.37%) Tableau
10 59 (3.26%) Pega
11 57 (3.15%) Sun
12 46 (2.54%) hybris
12 46 (2.54%) Sybase
13 38 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
13 38 (2.10%) Splunk
14 34 (1.88%) MuleSoft
15 30 (1.66%) Cognizant
16 29 (1.60%) Cisco
17 28 (1.55%) HP
18 26 (1.44%) AppDynamics