Period
to 22 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England > London
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 343 289 273
Rank change year-on-year -54 -16 -39
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 492 832 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.85% 1.18% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.17% 2.92% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 354 504 645
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £102,125 £108,750 £97,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +2.83%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 22,642 28,495 29,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 39.26% 40.33% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18,966 23,335 24,304
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £39,733 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £88,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in London

Middleware
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Middleware in London

Middleware
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in London over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Middleware in London

Middleware
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the London region over the 6 months to 22 July 2019. 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
Central London +8 87 £75,000 +5.26% 21
West London 0 29 £52,500 +2.44% 11
North London 0 4 £68,750 +10.00%
South London -10 3 £65,000 -7.14% 1
East London +8 1 £32,000 -54.29% 3
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 221 (44.92%) Java
2 188 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (33.74%) Finance
4 164 (33.33%) SQL
5 116 (23.58%) SQL Server
6 113 (22.97%) Oracle
7 105 (21.34%) DevOps
8 100 (20.33%) Linux
9 90 (18.29%) Microsoft
10 88 (17.89%) C#
11 83 (16.87%) .NET
12 76 (15.45%) Amazon AWS
13 74 (15.04%) Windows
14 69 (14.02%) Banking
15 67 (13.62%) JavaScript
16 66 (13.41%) Spring
17 65 (13.21%) Relational Database
17 65 (13.21%) SDLC
18 64 (13.01%) Web Services
19 63 (12.80%) SOA
20 62 (12.60%) Degree
21 60 (12.20%) Software Engineering
22 58 (11.79%) IBM
23 56 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
23 56 (11.38%) Technical Leadership
24 48 (9.76%) OOP
25 44 (8.94%) XML
25 44 (8.94%) HTML
26 43 (8.74%) TIBCO
26 43 (8.74%) Oracle SOA Suite

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 43 (8.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 41 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 34 (6.91%) BizTalk Server
4 23 (4.67%) Tomcat
5 20 (4.07%) WebLogic
6 16 (3.25%) Apache
6 16 (3.25%) IIS
7 13 (2.64%) SharePoint
8 12 (2.44%) MQSeries
9 11 (2.24%) JBoss
10 9 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (1.63%) Mule
11 8 (1.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 7 (1.42%) JCAPS
12 7 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (1.22%) CICS
13 6 (1.22%) Confluence
13 6 (1.22%) Mule ESB
14 5 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (1.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (2.85%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.64%) Markit EDM
2 13 (2.64%) thinkFolio
3 11 (2.24%) SAP ERP
4 10 (2.03%) SAP Hybris
5 8 (1.63%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (1.02%) Magento
8 4 (0.81%) Distributed Ledger
8 4 (0.81%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 76 (15.45%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (6.50%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (5.08%) SaaS
5 22 (4.47%) OpenShift
6 17 (3.46%) Office 365
7 16 (3.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (2.64%) IaaS
8 13 (2.64%) Power Platform
9 10 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (1.42%) Amazon S3
11 7 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (1.42%) Azure Data Factory
11 7 (1.42%) IBM Cloud
12 6 (1.22%) Route 53
12 6 (1.22%) Serverless
13 5 (1.02%) BlazeMeter
14 4 (0.81%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.08%) Internet
2 21 (4.27%) HTTP
3 11 (2.24%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.03%) SAN
5 8 (1.63%) DNS
6 6 (1.22%) Firewall
6 6 (1.22%) FTP
6 6 (1.22%) NAS
7 3 (0.61%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.61%) Wireless
8 2 (0.41%) DHCP
8 2 (0.41%) DVB
8 2 (0.41%) SMTP
8 2 (0.41%) SSL
8 2 (0.41%) WAN
9 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.20%) Network Security
9 1 (0.20%) SNMP
9 1 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (23.58%) SQL Server
2 65 (13.21%) Relational Database
3 39 (7.93%) RDBMS
4 38 (7.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (5.89%) Big Data
6 24 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (4.27%) NoSQL
8 20 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (3.46%) Oracle Database
10 16 (3.25%) MySQL
11 13 (2.64%) Power BI
12 11 (2.24%) DB2
13 10 (2.03%) Star Schema
14 9 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (1.42%) Blockchain
15 7 (1.42%) KDB
15 7 (1.42%) Kdb+
15 7 (1.42%) MongoDB
15 7 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (1.42%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 29 (5.89%) Jenkins
2 28 (5.69%) Git (software)
3 24 (4.88%) JIRA
4 19 (3.86%) Cucumber
5 16 (3.25%) Maven
5 16 (3.25%) Visual Studio
6 14 (2.85%) Mockito
7 12 (2.44%) fastlane
7 12 (2.44%) Gradle
8 11 (2.24%) CocoaPods
8 11 (2.24%) TeamCity
9 10 (2.03%) Selenium
10 9 (1.83%) JMeter
10 9 (1.83%) JUnit
10 9 (1.83%) LoadRunner
11 7 (1.42%) Rational Rhapsody
12 6 (1.22%) Subversion
12 6 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (1.02%) SoapUI
13 5 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 166 (33.74%) Finance
2 69 (14.02%) Banking
3 29 (5.89%) Marketing
4 27 (5.49%) Front Office
5 21 (4.27%) Retail
6 20 (4.07%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.24%) Advertising
8 7 (1.42%) Automotive
8 7 (1.42%) Billing
8 7 (1.42%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.22%) Electronics
9 6 (1.22%) Legal
10 5 (1.02%) Back Office
10 5 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.61%) Law
12 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.20%) French Language
13 1 (0.20%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.20%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 137 (27.85%) Developer
2 84 (17.07%) Architect
3 52 (10.57%) Java Developer
4 46 (9.35%) Analyst
5 34 (6.91%) Solutions Architect
6 27 (5.49%) Software Developer
6 27 (5.49%) Software Engineer
7 26 (5.28%) Systems Engineer
8 25 (5.08%) C# Developer
9 23 (4.67%) SQL Developer
10 22 (4.47%) DevOps Engineer
11 21 (4.27%) Support Analyst
12 20 (4.07%) .NET Developer
13 19 (3.86%) Principal Engineer
13 19 (3.86%) Principal Systems Engineer
14 18 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
14 18 (3.66%) Consultant
14 18 (3.66%) Integration Developer
15 17 (3.46%) Applications Support
15 17 (3.46%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (16.87%) .NET
2 66 (13.41%) Spring
3 64 (13.01%) Web Services
4 44 (8.94%) HTML
4 44 (8.94%) XML
5 39 (7.93%) CSS
6 36 (7.32%) J2EE
6 36 (7.32%) JMS
7 34 (6.91%) REST
8 32 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 30 (6.10%) ASP.NET
10 27 (5.49%) AngularJS
11 24 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
12 23 (4.67%) Rendezvous
12 23 (4.67%) RESTful
13 22 (4.47%) Kafka
14 19 (3.86%) Ajax
14 19 (3.86%) WCF
14 19 (3.86%) XSLT
15 18 (3.66%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.50%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (6.30%) Equities
4 20 (4.07%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.66%) Derivative
5 18 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (3.46%) Public Cloud
6 17 (3.46%) User Experience
7 15 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (2.64%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.83%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.63%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.63%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.42%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.42%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
12 6 (1.22%) Mainframe
13 5 (1.02%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 100 (20.33%) Linux
2 74 (15.04%) Windows
3 28 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (5.69%) Unix
4 18 (3.66%) Android
5 16 (3.25%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.44%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.61%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.41%) zOS
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (21.34%) DevOps
3 65 (13.21%) SDLC
4 63 (12.80%) SOA
5 60 (12.20%) Software Engineering
6 56 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
6 56 (11.38%) Technical Leadership
7 48 (9.76%) OOP
8 42 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (8.33%) Project Management
10 40 (8.13%) Computer Science
11 39 (7.93%) Analytics
12 38 (7.72%) Multithreading
13 37 (7.52%) Mentoring
14 35 (7.11%) OO
15 34 (6.91%) Migration
15 34 (6.91%) TDD
16 33 (6.71%) Test Automation
17 31 (6.30%) Presales
17 31 (6.30%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 221 (44.92%) Java
2 164 (33.33%) SQL
3 88 (17.89%) C#
4 67 (13.62%) JavaScript
5 38 (7.72%) C++
5 38 (7.72%) Python
6 31 (6.30%) T-SQL
7 23 (4.67%) Bash Shell
8 21 (4.27%) PowerShell
9 18 (3.66%) XPath
10 16 (3.25%) C
11 15 (3.05%) Kotlin
11 15 (3.05%) Perl
12 14 (2.85%) VB
13 13 (2.64%) VB.NET
14 11 (2.24%) Apple Swift
14 11 (2.24%) PHP
14 11 (2.24%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.63%) Java 8
16 7 (1.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (12.60%) Degree
2 35 (7.11%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.86%) DV Cleared
4 16 (3.25%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.63%) MCSD
7 8 (1.63%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (1.42%) Chartered Engineer
9 6 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.22%) TOGAF Certification
10 5 (1.02%) Master's Degree
10 5 (1.02%) RHCE
11 3 (0.61%) CISSP
11 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.41%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.20%) CISA
13 1 (0.20%) CISM
13 1 (0.20%) PMP
13 1 (0.20%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.67%) QA
2 19 (3.86%) SLA
3 11 (2.24%) HL7
4 6 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (1.22%) EMIR
4 6 (1.22%) MiFID
4 6 (1.22%) PMO
5 3 (0.61%) NIST
6 2 (0.41%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.20%) GDPR
7 1 (0.20%) NCSC
System Software
1 38 (7.72%) Docker
2 14 (2.85%) Forefront TMG
3 11 (2.24%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.42%) vSphere
6 4 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.61%) Gluster
7 3 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.20%) Firmware
8 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 41 (8.33%) Ansible
2 29 (5.89%) Puppet
3 19 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (3.46%) Terraform
5 11 (2.24%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (1.02%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.81%) CASB
8 3 (0.61%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.61%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.61%) SCCM
8 3 (0.61%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.61%) vRealize
9 2 (0.41%) CloudHub
9 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (0.41%) Grafana
9 2 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.20%) Kibana
Vendors
1 113 (22.97%) Oracle
2 90 (18.29%) Microsoft
3 58 (11.79%) IBM
4 43 (8.74%) TIBCO
5 31 (6.30%) Red Hat
6 28 (5.69%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (5.08%) SAP
8 24 (4.88%) Solace
9 23 (4.67%) WorldPay
10 19 (3.86%) VMware
11 14 (2.85%) MuleSoft
12 13 (2.64%) Fidessa
13 11 (2.24%) hybris
14 10 (2.03%) WSO2
15 9 (1.83%) Adobe
15 9 (1.83%) Sitecore
16 7 (1.42%) InterSystems
16 7 (1.42%) ION Trading
17 6 (1.22%) HP
17 6 (1.22%) OutSystems