The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 92 94
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 4 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.52% 0.92% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 2.10% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 1
Median salary £32,000 £37,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.66% -37.50%  
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 Kent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 327 476 432
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 42.41% 43.71% 45.14%
Number of salaries quoted 271 422 387
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Middleware
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Middleware in Kent

Middleware
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Chatham - 4 £32,000 -
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Kent region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) UML
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) PCI DSS
3 7 (63.64%) Data Privacy
3 7 (63.64%) User Experience
3 7 (63.64%) Service Design
3 7 (63.64%) IT Strategy
3 7 (63.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (18.18%) Data Guard
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Utilities
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
4 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (9.09%) Replication
5 1 (9.09%) Toad
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) jMock
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Mockito
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Designer
1 7 (63.64%) Solutions Designer
2 6 (54.55%) UML Designer
2 6 (54.55%) Web Designer
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Senior DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Scrum
1 8 (72.73%) UML
2 7 (63.64%) Data Privacy
2 7 (63.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 7 (63.64%) IT Strategy
2 7 (63.64%) Service Design
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) API Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Data Guard
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com