Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 114 98
Rank change year-on-year -14 -16 +85
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 87 100 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.04% 2.44% 2.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.28% 6.21% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 83 82 98
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.13% -2.08% +22.45%
10th Percentile £45,250 £41,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £68,250
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
% change year-on-year - +2.68% +24.44%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,649 1,610 1,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 38.68% 39.33% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,421 1,405 1,244
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Hertfordshire

Middleware
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Middleware in Hertfordshire

Middleware
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Middleware in Hertfordshire

Middleware
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
Hatfield -26 22 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Watford +9 21 £55,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +16 5 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Stevenage -6 3 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £57,500 -
Middleware
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 56 (64.37%) Oracle
2 49 (56.32%) SOA
3 45 (51.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 38 (43.68%) Linux
5 34 (39.08%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (39.08%) DevOps
6 33 (37.93%) SQL
7 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (34.48%) Oracle Service Bus
8 30 (34.48%) Microsoft
9 28 (32.18%) Unix
10 26 (29.89%) Amazon AWS
11 25 (28.74%) IBM
12 24 (27.59%) XML
12 24 (27.59%) WebLogic
12 24 (27.59%) Computer Science
12 24 (27.59%) Degree
13 22 (25.29%) Open Source
14 21 (24.14%) SOAP
15 20 (22.99%) Oracle Database
16 19 (21.84%) Problem-Solving
16 19 (21.84%) Advertising
16 19 (21.84%) ITIL
16 19 (21.84%) Puppet
17 18 (20.69%) Oracle Fusion
18 17 (19.54%) Test Automation
18 17 (19.54%) Relational Database
19 16 (18.39%) Web Services
20 14 (16.09%) TIBCO
20 14 (16.09%) Project Management

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 45 (51.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 30 (34.48%) Oracle Service Bus
3 24 (27.59%) WebLogic
4 11 (12.64%) Mule
4 11 (12.64%) SharePoint
4 11 (12.64%) WebSphere
5 10 (11.49%) Mule ESB
6 6 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (5.75%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (4.60%) Apache
9 3 (3.45%) IIS
10 2 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (1.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (29.89%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (12.64%) Boomi
3 11 (12.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (12.64%) Office 365
4 4 (4.60%) Trello
5 1 (1.15%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) HTTP
2 8 (9.20%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.99%) Oracle Database
2 17 (19.54%) Relational Database
3 10 (11.49%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (11.49%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.05%) RDBMS
5 6 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.30%) Blockchain
7 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.15%) MySQL
8 1 (1.15%) OLTP
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (14.94%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.64%) MSTest
2 11 (12.64%) NUnit
2 11 (12.64%) Subversion
2 11 (12.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (11.49%) Jasmine
3 10 (11.49%) Selenium
4 8 (9.20%) JIRA
5 7 (8.05%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (6.90%) SoapUI
6 6 (6.90%) TeamCity
7 4 (4.60%) VersionOne
8 1 (1.15%) Ant
8 1 (1.15%) JDeveloper
8 1 (1.15%) Maven
8 1 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (21.84%) Advertising
2 13 (14.94%) Finance
3 5 (5.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
4 2 (2.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (32.18%) Developer
2 21 (24.14%) Architect
3 15 (17.24%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.64%) .NET Developer
4 11 (12.64%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (11.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (11.49%) C# Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Consultant
5 10 (11.49%) Integration Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Senior C# Developer
6 7 (8.05%) DBA
6 7 (8.05%) Middleware Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Oracle DBA
6 7 (8.05%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Integration Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Middleware Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) Oracle Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) Principal Architect
7 6 (6.90%) Senior ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.59%) XML
2 21 (24.14%) SOAP
3 18 (20.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 16 (18.39%) Web Services
5 14 (16.09%) REST
6 12 (13.79%) WSDL
7 11 (12.64%) .NET
7 11 (12.64%) AngularJS
7 11 (12.64%) Apache Camel
7 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET
7 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (12.64%) CSS
7 11 (12.64%) CSS3
7 11 (12.64%) HTML
7 11 (12.64%) HTML5
7 11 (12.64%) jQuery
7 11 (12.64%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (12.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (11.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.59%) Computer Science
2 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.79%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (12.64%) User Experience
5 6 (6.90%) DataPower
5 6 (6.90%) Fintech
6 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
7 4 (4.60%) Mainframe
8 3 (3.45%) Client/Server
8 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
9 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.30%) PKI
10 1 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (1.15%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 38 (43.68%) Linux
2 28 (32.18%) Unix
3 14 (16.09%) Solaris
4 9 (10.34%) Windows
5 5 (5.75%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.32%) SOA
2 34 (39.08%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (39.08%) DevOps
3 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (25.29%) Open Source
5 19 (21.84%) ITIL
5 19 (21.84%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (19.54%) Test Automation
7 14 (16.09%) Project Management
8 13 (14.94%) Coaching
9 12 (13.79%) Agile Project Management
9 12 (13.79%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 12 (13.79%) Mentoring
9 12 (13.79%) OO
9 12 (13.79%) SDLC
10 11 (12.64%) Continuous Deployment
10 11 (12.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 11 (12.64%) MVC
10 11 (12.64%) OOD
10 11 (12.64%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.93%) SQL
2 13 (14.94%) Python
3 11 (12.64%) C#
3 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.20%) Java
5 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.75%) VB
7 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.60%) XPath
7 4 (4.60%) XQuery
8 2 (2.30%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.30%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.15%) C
9 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 24 (27.59%) Degree
2 14 (16.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.45%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (2.30%) ISEB
4 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) GCP
2 4 (4.60%) PMO
2 4 (4.60%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.15%) Docker
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (21.84%) Puppet
2 11 (12.64%) Terraform
3 10 (11.49%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (9.20%) Ansible
5 6 (6.90%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
6 4 (4.60%) CA Service Virtualization
7 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (2.30%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.15%) MOM
8 1 (1.15%) OpenView
8 1 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 56 (64.37%) Oracle
2 30 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 25 (28.74%) IBM
4 14 (16.09%) TIBCO
5 13 (14.94%) webMethods
5 13 (14.94%) WSO2
6 11 (12.64%) Dell
6 11 (12.64%) Google
6 11 (12.64%) MuleSoft
6 11 (12.64%) Talend
6 11 (12.64%) Xamarin
7 8 (9.20%) SnapLogic
8 5 (5.75%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (5.75%) Sitecore
9 4 (4.60%) CA
9 4 (4.60%) Green Hat
9 4 (4.60%) VMware
10 3 (3.45%) Teradata
11 2 (2.30%) HP
11 2 (2.30%) Red Hat