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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
UK / England
Rank 274 261 236
Rank change year-on-year -13 -25  
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 917 1248 1398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.17% 1.30% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.91% 3.36% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 629 883 1048
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  

Middleware is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 31481 37093 37199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.02% 38.58% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 27095 32264 31852
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Middleware as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 415 £72,500 +20.83% 57
South East -24 176 £53,750 +2.38% 21
East of England +13 84 £60,000 +20.00% 10
North West -22 60 £52,500 +5.00% 7
West Midlands +40 50 £47,500 -5.00% 8
South West -5 48 £45,269 -4.30% 6
Yorkshire +32 46 £55,000 +22.22% 4
East Midlands -1 18 £40,750 -4.11% 4
North East +4 6 £52,500 -17.64% 4
Midlands +16 5 £60,000 -7.69%
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 780 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
2 775 (36.47%) Oracle
3 731 (34.40%) Java
4 670 (31.53%) Linux
5 652 (30.68%) Finance
6 499 (23.48%) SOA
7 432 (20.33%) JavaScript
7 432 (20.33%) SQL
8 426 (20.05%) Windows
9 420 (19.76%) HTML
10 401 (18.87%) Web Services
11 355 (16.71%) C#
12 346 (16.28%) Unix
13 342 (16.09%) XML
14 339 (15.95%) DevOps
15 311 (14.64%) .NET
16 301 (14.16%) CSS
17 300 (14.12%) WebSphere
18 298 (14.02%) SQL Server
19 291 (13.69%) WebLogic
20 287 (13.51%) IBM
21 286 (13.46%) Degree
22 284 (13.36%) Scrum
23 278 (13.08%) Microsoft
24 266 (12.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
25 258 (12.14%) VMware
26 254 (11.95%) OO
27 253 (11.91%) SOAP
28 250 (11.76%) Software Engineering
29 249 (11.72%) Apache

Middleware
Top Related 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
1 300 (14.12%) WebSphere
2 291 (13.69%) WebLogic
3 266 (12.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 249 (11.72%) Apache
5 223 (10.49%) Tomcat
6 189 (8.89%) JBoss
7 174 (8.19%) IIS
8 128 (6.02%) Oracle Service Bus
9 79 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
10 74 (3.48%) Apache Spark
11 69 (3.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 57 (2.68%) CMS
13 54 (2.54%) SharePoint
14 52 (2.45%) Apache Pig
14 52 (2.45%) WebSphere Application Server
15 50 (2.35%) Confluence
16 44 (2.07%) Oracle Coherence
17 42 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
18 38 (1.79%) DataSynapse
19 32 (1.51%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 113 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.47%) MS Office
5 5 (0.24%) MS Project
6 1 (0.047%) Gliffy
6 1 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.047%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 65 (3.06%) Oracle EBS
2 52 (2.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 40 (1.88%) RMDS
4 33 (1.55%) SAP CRM
5 25 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
6 23 (1.08%) Oracle Retail
7 22 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
7 22 (1.04%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 21 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
9 20 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 15 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
10 15 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
11 14 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
12 13 (0.61%) SAP ERP
12 13 (0.61%) SAP FI
13 11 (0.52%) SAP CO
13 11 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
14 10 (0.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
14 10 (0.47%) SAP IS-U
14 10 (0.47%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 211 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
2 174 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (5.32%) SaaS
4 86 (4.05%) PaaS
5 65 (3.06%) IaaS
6 63 (2.96%) Office 365
7 32 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 31 (1.46%) Google Analytics
9 24 (1.13%) GitHub
10 17 (0.80%) Boomi
10 17 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.33%) FinancialForce.com
11 7 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.24%) Force.com
12 5 (0.24%) G Suite
13 4 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
13 4 (0.19%) Oracle CX
14 2 (0.094%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 173 (8.14%) HTTP
2 130 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 124 (5.84%) Firewall
4 102 (4.80%) SAN
5 98 (4.61%) Internet
6 96 (4.52%) WAN
7 93 (4.38%) LAN
8 65 (3.06%) NAS
9 58 (2.73%) SSL
10 48 (2.26%) DNS
11 45 (2.12%) Fibre Channel
12 43 (2.02%) LDAP
13 42 (1.98%) FCoE
13 42 (1.98%) iSCSI
13 42 (1.98%) Multicast
14 35 (1.65%) FTP
15 25 (1.18%) DVB
16 23 (1.08%) DHCP
16 23 (1.08%) Wireless
17 20 (0.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 217 (10.21%) Relational Database
3 139 (6.54%) Oracle Database
4 134 (6.31%) RDBMS
5 124 (5.84%) MySQL
6 113 (5.32%) Hadoop
7 98 (4.61%) Big Data
8 97 (4.56%) MongoDB
9 95 (4.47%) NoSQL
10 77 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
11 72 (3.39%) Oracle Database 12c
12 55 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
13 54 (2.54%) Apache Hive
14 47 (2.21%) DB2
15 40 (1.88%) Oracle ODI
16 39 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 35 (1.65%) HBase
18 33 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
19 29 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
20 26 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 175 (8.24%) Jenkins
2 138 (6.49%) Git (software)
3 124 (5.84%) JIRA
4 101 (4.75%) Subversion
5 76 (3.58%) Maven
6 53 (2.49%) Selenium
7 52 (2.45%) TeamCity
8 43 (2.02%) MSTest
9 40 (1.88%) NUnit
10 35 (1.65%) Jasmine
10 35 (1.65%) Visual Studio
11 33 (1.55%) Ant
11 33 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 30 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 26 (1.22%) JUnit
14 25 (1.18%) Eclipse
15 19 (0.89%) Gradle
16 18 (0.85%) FishEye
17 17 (0.80%) Bitbucket
17 17 (0.80%) Hudson
General
1 652 (30.68%) Finance
2 218 (10.26%) Banking
3 162 (7.62%) Retail
4 95 (4.47%) Investment Banking
5 85 (4.00%) Marketing
6 82 (3.86%) Telecoms
7 76 (3.58%) Advertising
8 65 (3.06%) Manufacturing
9 46 (2.16%) Front Office
10 44 (2.07%) Local Government
11 36 (1.69%) Military
12 32 (1.51%) Financial Institution
13 24 (1.13%) Electronics
14 18 (0.85%) Legal
15 15 (0.71%) Back Office
16 14 (0.66%) Billing
17 10 (0.47%) Multimedia
18 8 (0.38%) Automotive
19 7 (0.33%) Law
19 7 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 574 (27.01%) Developer
2 530 (24.94%) Architect
3 210 (9.88%) Java Developer
4 182 (8.56%) Solutions Architect
5 173 (8.14%) Consultant
6 150 (7.06%) Senior Developer
7 120 (5.65%) Infrastructure Architect
8 119 (5.60%) Analyst
9 101 (4.75%) Software Engineer
10 98 (4.61%) Middleware Engineer
11 95 (4.47%) Technical Architect
12 87 (4.09%) Cloud Architect
13 85 (4.00%) Applications Support
14 84 (3.95%) C# Developer
15 80 (3.76%) .NET Developer
16 66 (3.11%) Integration Architect
17 63 (2.96%) Senior Consultant
18 57 (2.68%) DBA
19 55 (2.59%) Java Engineer
19 55 (2.59%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 420 (19.76%) HTML
2 401 (18.87%) Web Services
3 342 (16.09%) XML
4 311 (14.64%) .NET
5 301 (14.16%) CSS
6 253 (11.91%) SOAP
7 240 (11.29%) Spring
8 218 (10.26%) HTML5
9 192 (9.04%) AngularJS
10 182 (8.56%) REST
11 168 (7.91%) ASP.NET
12 135 (6.35%) J2EE
13 134 (6.31%) JMS
14 133 (6.26%) jQuery
15 131 (6.16%) Oracle Fusion
16 128 (6.02%) Apache Camel
17 127 (5.98%) JSON
18 125 (5.88%) CSS3
18 125 (5.88%) Java EE
19 122 (5.74%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 166 (7.81%) Computer Science
2 162 (7.62%) Enterprise Software
3 129 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
4 128 (6.02%) Management Information System
5 108 (5.08%) Data Centre
6 69 (3.25%) Mobile App
7 65 (3.06%) User Experience
8 59 (2.78%) Derivative
9 57 (2.68%) DataPower
10 53 (2.49%) PKI
11 51 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 46 (2.16%) Algorithms
13 40 (1.88%) Clustering
14 39 (1.84%) Fintech
15 29 (1.36%) Data Structures
15 29 (1.36%) Mainframe
16 27 (1.27%) iPad
17 26 (1.22%) Fixed Income
18 24 (1.13%) Replication
19 22 (1.04%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 670 (31.53%) Linux
2 426 (20.05%) Windows
3 346 (16.28%) Unix
4 152 (7.15%) Solaris
5 123 (5.79%) Windows Server
6 105 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (2.02%) Android
8 41 (1.93%) AIX
9 29 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (0.75%) CentOS
12 15 (0.71%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.52%) HPUX
13 11 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (0.42%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
15 7 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.28%) Nucleus RTOS
16 6 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 780 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
2 499 (23.48%) SOA
3 339 (15.95%) DevOps
4 284 (13.36%) Scrum
5 254 (11.95%) OO
6 250 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 240 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
8 213 (10.02%) ITIL
9 210 (9.88%) SDLC
10 205 (9.65%) Migration
11 201 (9.46%) Open Source
12 199 (9.36%) TDD
13 190 (8.94%) MVC
14 177 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
15 174 (8.19%) CRM
16 168 (7.91%) E-Commerce
17 166 (7.81%) TOGAF
18 155 (7.29%) Project Management
19 152 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
20 138 (6.49%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 731 (34.40%) Java
2 432 (20.33%) JavaScript
2 432 (20.33%) SQL
3 355 (16.71%) C#
4 160 (7.53%) Python
5 144 (6.78%) C++
6 137 (6.45%) Perl
7 119 (5.60%) C
8 91 (4.28%) PowerShell
9 83 (3.91%) Shell Script
10 72 (3.39%) Ruby
11 60 (2.82%) PL/SQL
12 58 (2.73%) T-SQL
13 56 (2.64%) ABAP
13 56 (2.64%) PHP
14 51 (2.40%) Bash Shell
15 42 (1.98%) Scala
16 28 (1.32%) XPath
17 26 (1.22%) Jython
18 23 (1.08%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 286 (13.46%) Degree
2 75 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 37 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 35 (1.65%) DV Cleared
5 21 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (0.80%) ISEB
8 15 (0.71%) CISSP
9 14 (0.66%) CISM
9 14 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (0.66%) MBA
10 13 (0.61%) MCSE
11 11 (0.52%) CCA
11 11 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (0.47%) EMC Certification
13 9 (0.42%) CITP
14 7 (0.33%) CISA
15 6 (0.28%) CCNA
15 6 (0.28%) CREST Certified
15 6 (0.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (4.71%) QA
2 68 (3.20%) SLA
3 44 (2.07%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.61%) PMO
6 12 (0.56%) MiFID
7 10 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 9 (0.42%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.19%) Basel III
10 4 (0.19%) COBIT
10 4 (0.19%) HL7
11 3 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.14%) EMIR
12 2 (0.094%) SEPA
13 1 (0.047%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.047%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.047%) SAS 70
13 1 (0.047%) TARGET2
System Software
1 188 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 130 (6.12%) Hyper-V
3 100 (4.71%) Oracle RAC
4 86 (4.05%) Active Directory
5 46 (2.16%) NFS
6 44 (2.07%) Xen
7 42 (1.98%) KVM
7 42 (1.98%) SRDF
8 25 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (0.80%) Docker
10 13 (0.61%) vSphere
11 10 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 10 (0.47%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.28%) Samba
14 5 (0.24%) Firmware
15 4 (0.19%) MetaFrame
15 4 (0.19%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (0.14%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 127 (5.98%) Puppet
2 54 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (1.46%) Tivoli
4 30 (1.41%) Control-M
5 29 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 29 (1.36%) Oracle RMAN
6 26 (1.22%) Nagios
7 24 (1.13%) Data Guard
8 18 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
8 18 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
9 17 (0.80%) Opsview
10 15 (0.71%) SELinux
11 14 (0.66%) Ansible
11 14 (0.66%) MOM
11 14 (0.66%) SCOM
12 12 (0.56%) CA Single Sign-On
13 10 (0.47%) AirWatch
13 10 (0.47%) BladeLogic
14 9 (0.42%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 9 (0.42%) Kibana
Vendors
1 775 (36.47%) Oracle
2 287 (13.51%) IBM
3 278 (13.08%) Microsoft
4 258 (12.14%) VMware
5 148 (6.96%) Red Hat
6 145 (6.82%) SAP
7 124 (5.84%) TIBCO
8 97 (4.56%) Cisco
9 93 (4.38%) Google
10 74 (3.48%) Sybase
11 67 (3.15%) EMC
12 64 (3.01%) ATG
12 64 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
13 57 (2.68%) Intel
14 49 (2.31%) NetApp
15 47 (2.21%) Solace
16 45 (2.12%) Sitecore
17 44 (2.07%) MuleSoft
18 37 (1.74%) hybris
18 37 (1.74%) Rackspace
City, London
Stott & May
Posted: 18 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Perm or contract - competitive salary + benefits OR day rate contract
Posted: 23 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 85,000 + car allowance (5.9k) + bonus (10-15%) + pension + hea
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + stock options
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £36,880 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus included
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Pension, Insurances, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £36,880 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago