Period
to 25 March 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 25 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England > London
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 351 327 249
Rank change year-on-year -24 -78 -5
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 531 669 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.87% 0.97% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.15% 2.42% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 356 451 704
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.45% +16.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £102,500 £104,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 24,681 27,687 27,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.30% 40.10% 40.03%
Number of salaries quoted 20,487 23,372 23,897
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +24 89 £75,000 +7.14% 6
West London +1 20 £60,000 -
South London +6 14 £72,500 - 4
North London +18 2 £48,500 -22.40% 1
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 217 (40.87%) Java
2 180 (33.90%) Finance
2 180 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (31.64%) SQL
4 137 (25.80%) SQL Server
5 123 (23.16%) Oracle
6 117 (22.03%) Linux
7 97 (18.27%) Python
8 96 (18.08%) C#
9 82 (15.44%) Degree
9 82 (15.44%) DevOps
10 81 (15.25%) Microsoft
11 80 (15.07%) .NET
12 75 (14.12%) JavaScript
12 75 (14.12%) Banking
13 73 (13.75%) Windows
14 71 (13.37%) Amazon AWS
15 70 (13.18%) REST
16 69 (12.99%) Git (software)
16 69 (12.99%) Web Services
17 66 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
17 66 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
18 65 (12.24%) OO
19 64 (12.05%) Software Engineering
20 62 (11.68%) Spring
20 62 (11.68%) TIBCO
20 62 (11.68%) Relational Database
21 61 (11.49%) Test Automation
22 58 (10.92%) Jenkins
23 54 (10.17%) Red Hat

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 54 (10.17%) WebSphere
2 28 (5.27%) MQSeries
3 26 (4.90%) Confluence
4 25 (4.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 23 (4.33%) Apache
6 19 (3.58%) BizTalk Server
7 18 (3.39%) SharePoint
7 18 (3.39%) WebLogic
8 17 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (2.64%) Apache Spark
10 13 (2.45%) Tomcat
11 11 (2.07%) JBoss
12 9 (1.69%) MS Exchange
13 8 (1.51%) CMS
13 8 (1.51%) OpenStack
13 8 (1.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 7 (1.32%) Mule
15 6 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 6 (1.13%) Mule ESB
16 5 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.26%) SAP ERP
2 10 (1.88%) SAP Hybris
3 8 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.32%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.75%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.75%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.19%) Magento
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 71 (13.37%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (5.08%) SaaS
4 20 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (3.39%) Office 365
6 17 (3.20%) PaaS
7 12 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (2.26%) IaaS
8 11 (2.07%) Amazon S3
9 10 (1.88%) OpenShift
10 9 (1.69%) Amazon EMR
10 9 (1.69%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 9 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (1.32%) Boomi
11 7 (1.32%) GitHub
12 5 (0.94%) Heroku
13 4 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.75%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
13 4 (0.75%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.77%) Internet
2 19 (3.58%) HTTP
2 19 (3.58%) SAN
3 15 (2.82%) SSL
4 10 (1.88%) HTTPS
4 10 (1.88%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.69%) NAS
6 7 (1.32%) Firewall
7 5 (0.94%) DVB
7 5 (0.94%) WAN
8 3 (0.56%) LAN
8 3 (0.56%) Network Security
9 2 (0.38%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.38%) FCoE
9 2 (0.38%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.38%) FTP
9 2 (0.38%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.38%) Multicast
9 2 (0.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (25.80%) SQL Server
2 62 (11.68%) Relational Database
3 46 (8.66%) Big Data
4 43 (8.10%) NoSQL
4 43 (8.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (5.84%) RDBMS
7 27 (5.08%) DB2
8 26 (4.90%) Oracle Database
9 20 (3.77%) MySQL
10 19 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (3.39%) Hadoop
12 15 (2.82%) MongoDB
12 15 (2.82%) Star Schema
13 13 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (2.45%) Power BI
14 12 (2.26%) Blockchain
15 11 (2.07%) Amazon Redshift
15 11 (2.07%) Apache Hive
16 10 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 69 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 58 (10.92%) Jenkins
3 43 (8.10%) JIRA
4 37 (6.97%) Maven
5 21 (3.95%) Subversion
6 20 (3.77%) Mockito
6 20 (3.77%) TeamCity
7 18 (3.39%) Gradle
8 15 (2.82%) Cucumber
8 15 (2.82%) Selenium
8 15 (2.82%) SoapUI
9 14 (2.64%) CocoaPods
9 14 (2.64%) fastlane
10 13 (2.45%) JUnit
10 13 (2.45%) Visual Studio
11 11 (2.07%) Ant
12 10 (1.88%) Axure RP
13 5 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
14 4 (0.75%) JMeter
14 4 (0.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 180 (33.90%) Finance
2 75 (14.12%) Banking
3 43 (8.10%) Marketing
4 40 (7.53%) Front Office
5 26 (4.90%) Retail
6 22 (4.14%) Investment Banking
7 18 (3.39%) Financial Institution
8 16 (3.01%) Advertising
9 10 (1.88%) Back Office
9 10 (1.88%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.69%) Billing
10 9 (1.69%) Electronics
11 8 (1.51%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.94%) Legal
13 4 (0.75%) Prime Brokerage
13 4 (0.75%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
14 2 (0.38%) Digital Economy
14 2 (0.38%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.38%) Law
14 2 (0.38%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 167 (31.45%) Developer
2 82 (15.44%) Architect
3 56 (10.55%) Java Developer
4 44 (8.29%) C# Developer
5 37 (6.97%) Senior Developer
6 36 (6.78%) .NET Developer
7 32 (6.03%) Software Engineer
8 31 (5.84%) C# .NET Developer
9 30 (5.65%) SQL Developer
10 28 (5.27%) Analyst
11 27 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
12 26 (4.90%) Integration Developer
13 24 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
14 21 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
14 21 (3.95%) Technical Architect
15 17 (3.20%) Principal Engineer
15 17 (3.20%) Principal Systems Engineer
15 17 (3.20%) Senior Java Developer
16 16 (3.01%) Test Engineer
17 14 (2.64%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (15.07%) .NET
2 70 (13.18%) REST
3 69 (12.99%) Web Services
4 62 (11.68%) Spring
5 50 (9.42%) JMS
5 50 (9.42%) XML
6 46 (8.66%) HTML
7 45 (8.47%) AngularJS
8 41 (7.72%) JSON
8 41 (7.72%) WCF
9 36 (6.78%) SOAP
10 34 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 34 (6.40%) WebSphere MQ
11 33 (6.21%) CSS
12 31 (5.84%) J2EE
13 28 (5.27%) Rendezvous
14 24 (4.52%) Hibernate
15 22 (4.14%) jQuery
16 21 (3.95%) Kafka
16 21 (3.95%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
3 39 (7.34%) Data Centre
4 32 (6.03%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (4.52%) Mobile App
6 21 (3.95%) Fixed Income
7 17 (3.20%) Private Cloud
8 16 (3.01%) Derivative
9 13 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (2.26%) Equities
10 12 (2.26%) Public Cloud
11 11 (2.07%) CMDB
11 11 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (1.88%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.88%) Fintech
13 9 (1.69%) Robotics
14 8 (1.51%) Cloud Native
14 8 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (1.32%) Data Structures
15 7 (1.32%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 117 (22.03%) Linux
2 73 (13.75%) Windows
3 53 (9.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (7.16%) Windows Server
5 33 (6.21%) Unix
6 16 (3.01%) Android
6 16 (3.01%) Apple iOS
7 13 (2.45%) Solaris
8 11 (2.07%) CentOS
9 6 (1.13%) HPUX
10 5 (0.94%) AIX
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (15.44%) DevOps
3 66 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
4 65 (12.24%) OO
5 64 (12.05%) Software Engineering
6 61 (11.49%) Test Automation
7 54 (10.17%) Multithreading
7 54 (10.17%) SOA
8 53 (9.98%) Problem-Solving
9 52 (9.79%) Project Management
10 50 (9.42%) Scrum
11 48 (9.04%) SDLC
12 47 (8.85%) Computer Science
13 46 (8.66%) Analytics
14 45 (8.47%) Mentoring
15 43 (8.10%) MVC
16 42 (7.91%) ETL
17 40 (7.53%) OOP
18 39 (7.34%) Migration
19 36 (6.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 217 (40.87%) Java
2 168 (31.64%) SQL
3 97 (18.27%) Python
4 96 (18.08%) C#
5 75 (14.12%) JavaScript
6 31 (5.84%) Bash Shell
7 29 (5.46%) C++
8 24 (4.52%) C
8 24 (4.52%) Java 8
9 23 (4.33%) PowerShell
10 19 (3.58%) VB.NET
11 17 (3.20%) VB
12 16 (3.01%) Kotlin
12 16 (3.01%) Perl
13 15 (2.82%) Scala
14 14 (2.64%) Apple Swift
15 11 (2.07%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.51%) Apex Code
16 8 (1.51%) PHP
17 7 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (15.44%) Degree
2 34 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 32 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (3.39%) DV Cleared
5 16 (3.01%) SC Cleared
6 14 (2.64%) Chartered Engineer
7 13 (2.45%) Master's Degree
8 9 (1.69%) RHCE
9 6 (1.13%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.75%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.56%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.38%) CCIE
12 2 (0.38%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 2 (0.38%) CCNP
12 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.19%) CFA
13 1 (0.19%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.34%) QA
2 23 (4.33%) HL7
3 16 (3.01%) PMO
4 13 (2.45%) MiFID
5 11 (2.07%) SLA
6 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.56%) EMIR
7 2 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.19%) GDPR
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 42 (7.91%) Docker
2 20 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.01%) vSphere
4 10 (1.88%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (1.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.75%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.75%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.56%) Xen
10 2 (0.38%) Gluster
10 2 (0.38%) KVM
10 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.38%) NFS
10 2 (0.38%) SRDF
11 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 39 (7.34%) Ansible
2 30 (5.65%) Puppet
3 16 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.88%) Ambari
5 10 (1.88%) Hadoop YARN
5 10 (1.88%) Kibana
6 9 (1.69%) HP ALM
6 9 (1.69%) logstash
6 9 (1.69%) Tivoli
7 8 (1.51%) Kubernetes
7 8 (1.51%) vCenter Server
7 8 (1.51%) vRealize
8 5 (0.94%) CASB
8 5 (0.94%) Grafana
9 4 (0.75%) CloudHub
10 3 (0.56%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 2 (0.38%) Automic
11 2 (0.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 123 (23.16%) Oracle
2 81 (15.25%) Microsoft
3 62 (11.68%) TIBCO
4 54 (10.17%) Red Hat
5 44 (8.29%) IBM
6 43 (8.10%) VMware
7 33 (6.21%) MuleSoft
8 32 (6.03%) Solace
9 29 (5.46%) Cognizant
9 29 (5.46%) SAP
10 20 (3.77%) HP
11 16 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (2.82%) Google
13 12 (2.26%) ION Trading
13 12 (2.26%) Splunk
14 10 (1.88%) hybris
15 9 (1.69%) Hortonworks
16 8 (1.51%) Adobe
16 8 (1.51%) Sybase
17 7 (1.32%) Sun