Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 311 339 368
Rank change year-on-year +28 +29 -76
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 468 230 475
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.04% 0.80% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.18% 1.90% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 274 174 341
10th Percentile £51,400 £50,000 £46,250
25th Percentile £59,063 £56,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -
75th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £103,500 £115,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year -3.85% +10.64% -2.08%

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 21,513 12,129 22,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.78% 42.33% 38.96%
Number of salaries quoted 12,640 10,142 18,832
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £107,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in London

Middleware
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Middleware in London.

Salary trend for Middleware in London

Middleware
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Middleware in London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 -11 56 £75,000 -6.25% 18
West London +11 38 £65,000 +25.60% 6
South London +16 20 £60,000 +11.63% 2
East London +4 10 £57,500 -15.44% 9
North London +13 1 - -
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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.

1 229 (48.93%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (46.58%) Java
3 144 (30.77%) Python
4 132 (28.21%) REST
5 131 (27.99%) Problem-Solving
6 128 (27.35%) Azure
7 126 (26.92%) AWS
8 123 (26.28%) Finance
9 120 (25.64%) Software Engineering
10 117 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 110 (23.50%) Linux
12 108 (23.08%) Banking
13 106 (22.65%) Oracle
14 103 (22.01%) Node.js
14 103 (22.01%) DevOps
15 100 (21.37%) SQL
15 100 (21.37%) Web Services
16 99 (21.15%) Microservices
17 92 (19.66%) Spring
18 86 (18.38%) Analytics
19 81 (17.31%) Docker
20 78 (16.67%) Social Skills
21 72 (15.38%) Open Source
22 68 (14.53%) Computer Science
23 59 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
23 59 (12.61%) Fintech
24 56 (11.97%) Scrum
25 55 (11.75%) Serverless
26 53 (11.32%) Kubernetes
26 53 (11.32%) HTML

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 27 (5.77%) Confluence
2 24 (5.13%) Apache
3 23 (4.91%) Tomcat
4 22 (4.70%) WebLogic
5 19 (4.06%) WebSphere
6 17 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (3.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 15 (3.21%) nginx
8 14 (2.99%) Oracle Coherence
9 13 (2.78%) CMS
9 13 (2.78%) Red Hat Fuse
10 12 (2.56%) Apache Pulsar
11 9 (1.92%) Apache Spark
11 9 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.92%) SharePoint
11 9 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.28%) IBM Transformation Extender
13 4 (0.85%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 27 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (4.27%) MS Visio
3 18 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 50 (10.68%) Distributed Ledger
2 32 (6.84%) R3 Corda
3 17 (3.63%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (1.71%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.43%) Orchestrade
7 2 (0.43%) SAP EM
7 2 (0.43%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.21%) Magento
8 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.21%) Shopify
8 1 (0.21%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 128 (27.35%) Azure
2 126 (26.92%) AWS
3 55 (11.75%) Serverless
4 42 (8.97%) SaaS
5 35 (7.48%) GCP
6 32 (6.84%) GitHub
7 21 (4.49%) AWS Lambda
8 17 (3.63%) PaaS
9 14 (2.99%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 12 (2.56%) Amazon Cognito
10 12 (2.56%) Amazon Kinesis
11 10 (2.14%) Power Platform
12 9 (1.92%) Azure Data Factory
12 9 (1.92%) Boomi
13 7 (1.50%) BlazeMeter
14 6 (1.28%) Apigee
14 6 (1.28%) Azure Event Grid
14 6 (1.28%) Azure Functions
14 6 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (1.28%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.33%) HTTP
2 34 (7.26%) Firewall
3 24 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 17 (3.63%) Bluetooth
4 17 (3.63%) Broadband
4 17 (3.63%) DVB
5 15 (3.21%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (3.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 15 (3.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (1.71%) FTP
6 8 (1.71%) Internet
7 6 (1.28%) SSH
8 5 (1.07%) SSL
9 4 (0.85%) Network Security
10 2 (0.43%) DSL
10 2 (0.43%) SD-WAN
10 2 (0.43%) VPN
10 2 (0.43%) WAN
11 1 (0.21%) Multicast
11 1 (0.21%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (9.83%) MongoDB
2 43 (9.19%) NoSQL
3 42 (8.97%) Big Data
3 42 (8.97%) Blockchain
4 38 (8.12%) Oracle Database
5 33 (7.05%) SQL Server
6 32 (6.84%) Relational Database
7 25 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (3.63%) MySQL
9 17 (3.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 16 (3.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 16 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (3.21%) MariaDB
11 15 (3.21%) Oracle ODI
11 15 (3.21%) Redis
12 10 (2.14%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.92%) Power BI
14 8 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (1.71%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 53 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 43 (9.19%) JIRA
3 39 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 32 (6.84%) JUnit
5 25 (5.34%) Maven
5 25 (5.34%) TeamCity
6 24 (5.13%) Bitbucket
7 19 (4.06%) webpack
8 18 (3.85%) IntelliJ
9 17 (3.63%) GNU Toolchain
9 17 (3.63%) Mockito
10 16 (3.42%) Sonatype Nexus
11 15 (3.21%) Checkstyle
11 15 (3.21%) GitLab
11 15 (3.21%) SonarQube
12 11 (2.35%) Cucumber
13 10 (2.14%) Gradle
14 9 (1.92%) LoadRunner
14 9 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
14 9 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 123 (26.28%) Finance
2 108 (23.08%) Banking
3 78 (16.67%) Social Skills
4 50 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (9.62%) Investment Banking
6 37 (7.91%) Front Office
7 17 (3.63%) Influencing Skills
8 16 (3.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 15 (3.21%) Back Office
10 12 (2.56%) Retail
11 11 (2.35%) Documentation Skills
12 8 (1.71%) Marketing
13 7 (1.50%) Automotive
13 7 (1.50%) Financial Institution
13 7 (1.50%) Publishing
14 6 (1.28%) Legal
15 5 (1.07%) Games
15 5 (1.07%) Private Banking
16 3 (0.64%) Presentation Skills
17 2 (0.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 175 (37.39%) Developer
2 71 (15.17%) Java Developer
3 67 (14.32%) Software Engineer
4 52 (11.11%) Architect
5 28 (5.98%) Security Specialist
6 27 (5.77%) Analyst
7 25 (5.34%) Information Security Specialist
7 25 (5.34%) Information Specialist
7 25 (5.34%) Senior Developer
8 24 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
9 23 (4.91%) Angular Developer
10 22 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
11 21 (4.49%) Consultant
12 20 (4.27%) Front Office Developer
12 20 (4.27%) Software Developer
13 18 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
14 16 (3.42%) Integration Developer
15 15 (3.21%) C++ Developer
15 15 (3.21%) Cloud Consultant
15 15 (3.21%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (28.21%) REST
2 103 (22.01%) Node.js
3 100 (21.37%) Web Services
4 92 (19.66%) Spring
5 53 (11.32%) HTML
5 53 (11.32%) JSON
6 52 (11.11%) Kafka
7 51 (10.90%) AngularJS
7 51 (10.90%) React
8 48 (10.26%) Hibernate
8 48 (10.26%) RESTful
9 46 (9.83%) HTML5
10 37 (7.91%) Express
11 36 (7.69%) GraphQL
12 27 (5.77%) Apache Camel
12 27 (5.77%) Spring Boot
13 25 (5.34%) XML
14 22 (4.70%) JavaBeans
14 22 (4.70%) SOAP
15 20 (4.27%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.68%) Enterprise Software
2 33 (7.05%) Cyberthreat
3 31 (6.62%) Fixed Income
3 31 (6.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (5.34%) Management Information System
5 23 (4.91%) Derivative
5 23 (4.91%) Equities
5 23 (4.91%) Hedge funds
6 18 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (3.63%) Digital TV
7 17 (3.63%) MPEG
7 17 (3.63%) Social Media
7 17 (3.63%) STB
7 17 (3.63%) SWIFT
8 16 (3.42%) Algorithms
9 15 (3.21%) Virtual Team
10 13 (2.78%) Public Cloud
11 11 (2.35%) Data Structures
11 11 (2.35%) Video\Live Streaming
12 8 (1.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 110 (23.50%) Linux
2 42 (8.97%) Windows
3 38 (8.12%) Unix
4 13 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.71%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.07%) Solaris
8 2 (0.43%) AIX
9 1 (0.21%) CentOS
9 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (48.93%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (27.99%) Problem-Solving
3 120 (25.64%) Software Engineering
4 103 (22.01%) DevOps
5 99 (21.15%) Microservices
6 86 (18.38%) Analytics
7 72 (15.38%) Open Source
8 68 (14.53%) Computer Science
9 59 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (12.61%) Fintech
10 56 (11.97%) Scrum
11 51 (10.90%) TDD
12 48 (10.26%) Test Automation
13 47 (10.04%) Continuous Improvement
14 46 (9.83%) SDLC
14 46 (9.83%) SOA
15 42 (8.97%) Artificial Intelligence
15 42 (8.97%) Coaching
16 37 (7.91%) BDD
16 37 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 218 (46.58%) Java
2 144 (30.77%) Python
3 117 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 100 (21.37%) SQL
5 44 (9.40%) Kotlin
6 34 (7.26%) C++
6 34 (7.26%) TypeScript
7 30 (6.41%) C
7 30 (6.41%) Java 8
8 27 (5.77%) Bash Shell
9 22 (4.70%) C#
10 21 (4.49%) PL/SQL
10 21 (4.49%) Shell Script
11 17 (3.63%) Go
12 12 (2.56%) Perl
12 12 (2.56%) Rust
13 10 (2.14%) Scala
14 6 (1.28%) Apex Code
14 6 (1.28%) Groovy
14 6 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 42 (8.97%) Degree
3 29 (6.20%) SC Cleared
4 21 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (3.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (3.63%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (1.71%) CISSP
7 5 (1.07%) CISA
7 5 (1.07%) CISM
8 3 (0.64%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.43%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) CGEIT
10 1 (0.21%) FFIEC
10 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.21%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (5.98%) COBIT
2 28 (5.98%) PCI DSS
3 27 (5.77%) QA
4 14 (2.99%) GDPR
4 14 (2.99%) PMO
5 12 (2.56%) GRC
6 4 (0.85%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.85%) NIST
7 3 (0.64%) SLA
8 2 (0.43%) ISO 15022
8 2 (0.43%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.43%) MiFID
8 2 (0.43%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.21%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.21%) SEPA
9 1 (0.21%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 81 (17.31%) Docker
2 14 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 53 (11.32%) Kubernetes
2 52 (11.11%) Terraform
3 22 (4.70%) Ansible
4 14 (2.99%) Data Guard
4 14 (2.99%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (1.71%) Grafana
5 8 (1.71%) Prometheus
6 7 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (1.28%) Istio
7 6 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.28%) Puppet
8 5 (1.07%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.85%) Kibana
9 4 (0.85%) logstash
10 2 (0.43%) Ambari
10 2 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.21%) nmon
11 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 106 (22.65%) Oracle
2 47 (10.04%) Microsoft
3 32 (6.84%) ServiceNow
4 27 (5.77%) Solace
5 21 (4.49%) MuleSoft
6 19 (4.06%) Cisco
7 18 (3.85%) CheckPoint
8 17 (3.63%) IBM
8 17 (3.63%) Spotify
8 17 (3.63%) YouTube
9 16 (3.42%) F5
10 15 (3.21%) Apple
10 15 (3.21%) Zscaler
11 11 (2.35%) Guidewire
11 11 (2.35%) SAP
11 11 (2.35%) TIBCO
12 10 (2.14%) SmartStream
13 9 (1.92%) JD Edwards
14 8 (1.71%) Intel
14 8 (1.71%) Salesforce.com