Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
UK > England
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 335 428 307
Rank change year-on-year +93 -121 -4
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 497 940 1,724
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.86% 0.72% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 1.90% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 416 726 1,139
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £39,691 £36,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +4.35%

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 23,905 49,471 63,971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.33% 37.63% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20,017 41,123 53,501
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 13 August 2020.

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 13 August 2020. 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 +20 199 £72,500 +3.57% 37
North of England +138 93 £60,000 +20.00% 17
South East +100 90 £65,000 +13.04% 13
North West +118 60 £65,000 +28.08% 8
South West +102 53 £55,000 +10.78% 4
Midlands +100 34 £49,125 -1.75% 3
West Midlands +90 24 £52,500 +6.36% 2
Yorkshire +105 23 £55,000 +8.91% 5
East of England +82 21 £67,500 +28.57% 5
East Midlands +72 10 £30,000 -46.43% 1
North East +34 10 £40,000 -60.00% 4
Middleware
UK

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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.

1 169 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (29.98%) Linux
2 149 (29.98%) Finance
3 141 (28.37%) Java
4 125 (25.15%) Oracle
5 98 (19.72%) C#
6 94 (18.91%) Azure
7 90 (18.11%) AWS
8 87 (17.51%) Microsoft
9 86 (17.30%) SQL
9 86 (17.30%) .NET
10 81 (16.30%) JavaScript
11 78 (15.69%) SQL Server
12 72 (14.49%) DevOps
13 71 (14.29%) Test Automation
13 71 (14.29%) Python
14 62 (12.47%) Scrum
14 62 (12.47%) Degree
15 58 (11.67%) Windows
16 56 (11.27%) IBM
17 54 (10.87%) HTML
18 52 (10.46%) Web Services
19 50 (10.06%) SOA
19 50 (10.06%) Software Engineering
20 49 (9.86%) CSS
21 46 (9.26%) Migration
21 46 (9.26%) REST
22 42 (8.45%) SaaS
22 42 (8.45%) AngularJS
22 42 (8.45%) WebSphere

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 42 (8.45%) WebSphere
2 36 (7.24%) WebLogic
3 32 (6.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 26 (5.23%) Apache
5 25 (5.03%) Tomcat
6 18 (3.62%) SharePoint
7 16 (3.22%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 14 (2.82%) Confluence
8 14 (2.82%) JBoss
9 13 (2.62%) Apache Spark
9 13 (2.62%) Mule
10 11 (2.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 10 (2.01%) OpenStack
12 8 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (1.41%) IIS
14 6 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (1.21%) CICS
14 6 (1.21%) nginx
14 6 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.21%) Oracle ERP
1 11 (2.21%) Oracle Payables
1 11 (2.21%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.41%) Oracle CRM
4 5 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.80%) Magento
6 3 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.60%) Shopify
7 2 (0.40%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 2 (0.40%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.20%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.20%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 94 (18.91%) Azure
2 90 (18.11%) AWS
3 42 (8.45%) SaaS
4 22 (4.43%) GCP
5 20 (4.02%) PaaS
6 14 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (2.01%) Amazon Kinesis
8 10 (2.01%) BlazeMeter
8 10 (2.01%) Serverless
9 8 (1.61%) Office 365
9 8 (1.61%) Oracle CX
10 7 (1.41%) GitHub
10 7 (1.41%) IaaS
11 6 (1.21%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 4 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.80%) Boomi
12 4 (0.80%) Power Platform
12 4 (0.80%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 3 (0.60%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.04%) TCP/IP
2 21 (4.23%) HTTP
3 18 (3.62%) Firewall
3 18 (3.62%) FTP
4 16 (3.22%) SSH
5 13 (2.62%) SSL
6 11 (2.21%) WAN
7 9 (1.81%) Network Security
7 9 (1.81%) SAN
8 7 (1.41%) DNS
9 6 (1.21%) VPN
10 5 (1.01%) Internet
10 5 (1.01%) Skype
11 4 (0.80%) WebEx
11 4 (0.80%) Wireless
12 3 (0.60%) AMQP
12 3 (0.60%) Broadband
12 3 (0.60%) Intranet
12 3 (0.60%) LAN
13 2 (0.40%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.24%) Oracle Database
3 26 (5.23%) Oracle Reports
4 19 (3.82%) Big Data
5 18 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (3.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (2.62%) MySQL
8 12 (2.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 12 (2.41%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.61%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.41%) DB2
11 7 (1.41%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.80%) EDMS
12 4 (0.80%) Redis
13 3 (0.60%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 34 (6.84%) Git (software)
2 28 (5.63%) Jenkins
3 22 (4.43%) JIRA
4 21 (4.23%) Cucumber
4 21 (4.23%) Selenium
5 19 (3.82%) Oracle Forms
6 15 (3.02%) JUnit
7 13 (2.62%) Postman
7 13 (2.62%) SoapUI
8 10 (2.01%) Eclipse
8 10 (2.01%) eggPlant
8 10 (2.01%) JMeter
8 10 (2.01%) REST Assured
9 8 (1.61%) Eclipse RCP
9 8 (1.61%) JBehave
9 8 (1.61%) LoadRunner
9 8 (1.61%) The Grinder
10 5 (1.01%) PeopleTools
10 5 (1.01%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.01%) webpack
General
1 149 (29.98%) Finance
2 38 (7.65%) Banking
3 23 (4.63%) Back Office
4 15 (3.02%) Local Government
4 15 (3.02%) Marketing
5 14 (2.82%) Retail
6 11 (2.21%) Public Sector
7 9 (1.81%) German Language
7 9 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.61%) Electronics
8 8 (1.61%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.21%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.21%) Front Office
10 5 (1.01%) Advertising
10 5 (1.01%) Games
11 4 (0.80%) Fire and Rescue
11 4 (0.80%) Legal
12 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 126 (25.35%) Developer
2 104 (20.93%) Architect
3 43 (8.65%) Middleware Developer
4 39 (7.85%) Solutions Architect
5 32 (6.44%) Software Engineer
6 27 (5.43%) Administrator
6 27 (5.43%) Analyst
7 25 (5.03%) Consultant
8 24 (4.83%) Systems Developer
9 23 (4.63%) Integration Developer
10 21 (4.23%) Java Developer
11 20 (4.02%) Senior Developer
11 20 (4.02%) Systems Administrator
12 18 (3.62%) DBA
13 17 (3.42%) .NET Architect
13 17 (3.42%) Applications Support
14 16 (3.22%) .NET Solutions Architect
14 16 (3.22%) Backend Developer
14 16 (3.22%) Technical Leader
15 15 (3.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (17.30%) .NET
2 54 (10.87%) HTML
3 52 (10.46%) Web Services
4 49 (9.86%) CSS
5 46 (9.26%) REST
6 42 (8.45%) AngularJS
7 41 (8.25%) React
8 34 (6.84%) Spring
9 33 (6.64%) .NET Framework
9 33 (6.64%) Node.js
10 30 (6.04%) SOAP
11 25 (5.03%) Kafka
12 22 (4.43%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (4.23%) RabbitMQ
14 19 (3.82%) jQuery
14 19 (3.82%) XML
15 17 (3.42%) RESTful
15 17 (3.42%) Spring Boot
16 16 (3.22%) JSON
16 16 (3.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.24%) Self-Motivation
2 29 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.42%) Mainframe
5 16 (3.22%) Data Centre
6 15 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (3.02%) Reinsurance
6 15 (3.02%) User Experience
7 14 (2.82%) Algorithms
8 13 (2.62%) Clustering
9 11 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (2.21%) SWIFT
10 10 (2.01%) Data Structures
10 10 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.81%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.61%) Cloud Native
12 8 (1.61%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.41%) PKI
14 6 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 149 (29.98%) Linux
2 58 (11.67%) Windows
3 41 (8.25%) Unix
4 27 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (4.43%) Windows Server
6 15 (3.02%) Oracle Linux
7 14 (2.82%) AIX
8 10 (2.01%) Solaris
9 6 (1.21%) Android
10 5 (1.01%) HPUX
11 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.60%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.40%) CentOS
12 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.20%) SUSE
13 1 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (14.49%) DevOps
3 71 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 62 (12.47%) Scrum
5 50 (10.06%) SOA
5 50 (10.06%) Software Engineering
6 46 (9.26%) Migration
7 36 (7.24%) Microservices
8 34 (6.84%) Waterfall
9 33 (6.64%) ITIL
10 32 (6.44%) IT Strategy
10 32 (6.44%) Project Management
11 30 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (6.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 29 (5.84%) Project Delivery
12 29 (5.84%) SDLC
13 28 (5.63%) E-Commerce
13 28 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
14 27 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (5.43%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 141 (28.37%) Java
2 98 (19.72%) C#
3 86 (17.30%) SQL
4 81 (16.30%) JavaScript
5 71 (14.29%) Python
6 33 (6.64%) C++
7 26 (5.23%) C
8 24 (4.83%) Bash Shell
9 20 (4.02%) Shell Script
10 14 (2.82%) PHP
11 13 (2.62%) Perl
12 11 (2.21%) Go
12 11 (2.21%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.01%) PowerShell
14 9 (1.81%) VB
14 9 (1.81%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.41%) VBScript
16 6 (1.21%) Java 8
16 6 (1.21%) Ruby
17 5 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (12.47%) Degree
2 32 (6.44%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (3.22%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.82%) TOGAF Certification
5 12 (2.41%) Oracle Certification
6 11 (2.21%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.61%) PMP
8 5 (1.01%) CISM
8 5 (1.01%) CISSP
8 5 (1.01%) MCAD
8 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.80%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.80%) CISA
9 4 (0.80%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.80%) RHCE
10 2 (0.40%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.20%) CHECK Team Leader
11 1 (0.20%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.02%) QA
2 12 (2.41%) GDPR
3 9 (1.81%) SLA
4 7 (1.41%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.41%) NIST
5 4 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.80%) NIST 800
6 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.40%) GxP
8 1 (0.20%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (5.03%) Docker
2 10 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.60%) vSphere
6 2 (0.40%) Firmware
6 2 (0.40%) Samba
6 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.40%) XenApp
7 1 (0.20%) KVM
7 1 (0.20%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.20%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 30 (6.04%) Kubernetes
2 16 (3.22%) Ansible
3 10 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (1.21%) Terraform
7 5 (1.01%) Data Guard
7 5 (1.01%) Puppet
7 5 (1.01%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (1.01%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.80%) Kibana
8 4 (0.80%) logstash
9 3 (0.60%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.40%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.40%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 1 (0.20%) rkt
11 1 (0.20%) SELinux
Vendors
1 125 (25.15%) Oracle
2 87 (17.51%) Microsoft
3 56 (11.27%) IBM
4 28 (5.63%) Red Hat
5 19 (3.82%) MuleSoft
6 17 (3.42%) TIBCO
7 14 (2.82%) HP
7 14 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (2.62%) VMware
9 12 (2.41%) SAP
9 12 (2.41%) webMethods
10 9 (1.81%) Solace
11 8 (1.61%) Google
12 7 (1.41%) Cisco
12 7 (1.41%) F5
12 7 (1.41%) Zend
13 6 (1.21%) Palo Alto
13 6 (1.21%) PeopleSoft
14 5 (1.01%) SmartStream
14 5 (1.01%) Sybase