The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
Rank 79 89 76
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 9 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.89% 1.11% 2.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.67% 2.83% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 15
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +32.18%  
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 Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 337 424 407
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 33.47% 39.33% 32.82%
Number of salaries quoted 269 337 329
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Middleware
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Middleware in Essex

Middleware
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 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
Harlow - 1 £50,000 -
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Essex region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 18 (72.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) Web Services
3 14 (56.00%) OO
3 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Relational Database
4 13 (52.00%) GWT
4 13 (52.00%) REST
4 13 (52.00%) JBoss
4 13 (52.00%) Apache
4 13 (52.00%) RDBMS
4 13 (52.00%) JUnit
5 12 (48.00%) C
5 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (48.00%) Scrum
6 11 (44.00%) GIS
6 11 (44.00%) ClearQuest
6 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (44.00%) UML
6 11 (44.00%) Hudson
6 11 (44.00%) Open Source
6 11 (44.00%) Atlassian
6 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (44.00%) Kanban
6 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (44.00%) TeamCity
6 11 (44.00%) TDD
6 11 (44.00%) CruiseControl
6 11 (44.00%) JIRA
6 11 (44.00%) Issue Tracking

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 13 (52.00%) Apache
1 13 (52.00%) JBoss
2 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (16.00%) GlassFish
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) HTTP
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) Internet
2 4 (16.00%) LDAP
2 4 (16.00%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (52.00%) RDBMS
3 11 (44.00%) Geospatial Data
3 11 (44.00%) GIS
3 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (32.00%) JasperReports
5 1 (4.00%) DB2
5 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) JUnit
2 11 (44.00%) ClearQuest
2 11 (44.00%) CruiseControl
2 11 (44.00%) FishEye
2 11 (44.00%) Hudson
2 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (44.00%) JIRA
2 11 (44.00%) TeamCity
3 8 (32.00%) Ant
3 8 (32.00%) Maven
4 5 (20.00%) Selenium
4 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (20.00%) Zephyr
5 1 (4.00%) VisualVM
General
1 4 (16.00%) Electronics
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Java Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Senior Java Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 5 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) Web Services
2 13 (52.00%) GWT
2 13 (52.00%) REST
3 9 (36.00%) CSS
3 9 (36.00%) JSON
3 9 (36.00%) SOAP
4 8 (32.00%) Ajax
4 8 (32.00%) Apache Flex
4 8 (32.00%) AWT
4 8 (32.00%) Hibernate
4 8 (32.00%) JMS
4 8 (32.00%) Spring
4 8 (32.00%) Swing
5 6 (24.00%) .NET
6 5 (20.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.00%) RESTful
6 5 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.00%) COM+
8 1 (4.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (24.00%) DataPower
4 5 (20.00%) N-Tier
5 4 (16.00%) CUDA
5 4 (16.00%) Device Driver
5 4 (16.00%) Wiki
6 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (16.00%) VxWorks
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (56.00%) OO
2 12 (48.00%) Scrum
3 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (44.00%) DevOps
3 11 (44.00%) Issue Tracking
3 11 (44.00%) Kanban
3 11 (44.00%) Open Source
3 11 (44.00%) TDD
3 11 (44.00%) UML
4 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (24.00%) SOA
8 5 (20.00%) Cyber Intelligence
8 5 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (20.00%) Test Management
8 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) C
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) Embedded C
4 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (16.00%) Python
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Nagios
1 5 (20.00%) Opsview
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Atlassian
2 8 (32.00%) Adobe
2 8 (32.00%) Google
3 5 (20.00%) IBM
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) Splunk
4 4 (16.00%) F5
5 3 (12.00%) Intel