Period
to 25 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England > London
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 326 313 338
Rank change year-on-year -13 +25 +34
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 527 213 475
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.03% 0.88% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.36% 2.04% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 352 169 325
10th Percentile £46,250 £51,250 £46,250
25th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £79,500 £74,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.43% -1.33% +3.45%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £92,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £98,000 £108,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.84% +3.33%

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 22,334 10,428 20,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.62% 43.28% 39.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13,092 9,118 16,884
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £106,250 £102,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 25 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -34 41 £70,000 -0.71% 27
West London -51 24 £65,000 -18.75% 6
East London - 23 £35,000 - 3
South London -38 2 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 297 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (40.80%) Java
3 159 (30.17%) Finance
4 149 (28.27%) Linux
5 143 (27.13%) REST
6 137 (26.00%) CI/CD
7 130 (24.67%) Spring
8 118 (22.39%) Kafka
9 116 (22.01%) Microservices
10 109 (20.68%) SQL
11 106 (20.11%) Python
11 106 (20.11%) Azure
11 106 (20.11%) Docker
12 102 (19.35%) Social Skills
12 102 (19.35%) JavaScript
13 97 (18.41%) Problem-Solving
14 91 (17.27%) Software Engineering
15 86 (16.32%) Kubernetes
16 84 (15.94%) Relational Database
16 84 (15.94%) AWS
17 82 (15.56%) TDD
17 82 (15.56%) DevOps
18 80 (15.18%) Oracle
19 74 (14.04%) C++
19 74 (14.04%) Jenkins
20 73 (13.85%) HTML
20 73 (13.85%) Windows
21 72 (13.66%) Microsoft
21 72 (13.66%) Test Automation
21 72 (13.66%) Spring Boot

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 38 (7.21%) WebSphere
2 22 (4.17%) Anypoint
2 22 (4.17%) Mule
2 22 (4.17%) Mule ESB
3 20 (3.80%) Tomcat
4 19 (3.61%) WebLogic
5 13 (2.47%) CMS
5 13 (2.47%) JBoss
6 11 (2.09%) Confluence
6 11 (2.09%) IIS
7 9 (1.71%) Jetty
8 8 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (1.33%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.14%) Apache
11 4 (0.76%) CICS
11 4 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.38%) SAP EP
Applications
1 18 (3.42%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.90%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (1.71%) R3 Corda
3 8 (1.52%) Sentinel
4 6 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.95%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 5 (0.95%) RMDS
6 4 (0.76%) Magento
6 4 (0.76%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.38%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.38%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.19%) Findur
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.19%) Shopify
8 1 (0.19%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 106 (20.11%) Azure
2 84 (15.94%) AWS
3 37 (7.02%) PaaS
4 31 (5.88%) SaaS
5 29 (5.50%) IaaS
6 24 (4.55%) GCP
6 24 (4.55%) OpenShift
7 21 (3.98%) GitHub
7 21 (3.98%) Serverless
8 18 (3.42%) Amazon ECS
9 15 (2.85%) npm
10 10 (1.90%) Azure Event Grid
11 9 (1.71%) iPaaS
11 9 (1.71%) Power Platform
11 9 (1.71%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 9 (1.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 8 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (1.52%) Azure Monitor
12 8 (1.52%) Azure Sentinel
12 8 (1.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 55 (10.44%) HTTP
2 49 (9.30%) Broadband
3 35 (6.64%) TCP/IP
4 33 (6.26%) Firewall
5 21 (3.98%) Bluetooth
5 21 (3.98%) DVB
6 18 (3.42%) FTP
7 17 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (2.85%) HTTPS
9 11 (2.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 11 (2.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (1.33%) DNS
10 7 (1.33%) Network Security
11 4 (0.76%) BIG-IP
11 4 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (0.76%) NetScaler
11 4 (0.76%) SSL
12 2 (0.38%) SSH
12 2 (0.38%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (15.94%) Relational Database
2 59 (11.20%) SQL Server
3 44 (8.35%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (7.21%) RDBMS
5 34 (6.45%) Big Data
6 31 (5.88%) NoSQL
7 26 (4.93%) MySQL
8 23 (4.36%) Amazon Aurora
8 23 (4.36%) MongoDB
9 16 (3.04%) Oracle Database
9 16 (3.04%) Redis
10 12 (2.28%) Blockchain
11 9 (1.71%) DB2
11 9 (1.71%) Hazelcast
11 9 (1.71%) Power BI
11 9 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (1.33%) MarkLogic
14 6 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 74 (14.04%) Jenkins
2 64 (12.14%) Git (software)
3 49 (9.30%) JIRA
4 44 (8.35%) JUnit
5 39 (7.40%) Maven
6 29 (5.50%) GitLab
7 28 (5.31%) Bitbucket
8 27 (5.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 26 (4.93%) Cucumber
10 23 (4.36%) Jasmine
10 23 (4.36%) Selenium
11 21 (3.98%) Artifactory
11 21 (3.98%) GNU Toolchain
11 21 (3.98%) Protractor
12 17 (3.23%) TeamCity
13 16 (3.04%) gulp
14 15 (2.85%) webpack
15 14 (2.66%) IntelliJ
16 12 (2.28%) Gradle
17 9 (1.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 159 (30.17%) Finance
2 102 (19.35%) Social Skills
3 71 (13.47%) Banking
4 53 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (5.69%) Retail
6 27 (5.12%) Marketing
7 16 (3.04%) Front Office
8 15 (2.85%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.90%) Law
10 9 (1.71%) Games
11 8 (1.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 8 (1.52%) Organisational Skills
12 7 (1.33%) Private Banking
13 6 (1.14%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.95%) Back Office
15 4 (0.76%) Documentation Skills
15 4 (0.76%) Influencing Skills
16 3 (0.57%) Advertising
16 3 (0.57%) Legal
16 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 190 (36.05%) Developer
2 71 (13.47%) Architect
3 66 (12.52%) Software Engineer
4 49 (9.30%) Java Developer
4 49 (9.30%) Senior Developer
5 44 (8.35%) C++ Developer
6 36 (6.83%) Senior Software Engineer
7 34 (6.45%) Senior C++ Developer
8 32 (6.07%) Solutions Architect
9 26 (4.93%) Analyst
9 26 (4.93%) Java Engineer
9 26 (4.93%) Software Developer
10 25 (4.74%) Senior Java Engineer
11 23 (4.36%) Big Data Engineer
11 23 (4.36%) Data Engineer
11 23 (4.36%) Senior Data Engineer
12 22 (4.17%) Lead Developer
13 21 (3.98%) C++ Software Developer
13 21 (3.98%) MuleSoft Developer
14 17 (3.23%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (27.13%) REST
2 130 (24.67%) Spring
3 118 (22.39%) Kafka
4 73 (13.85%) HTML
5 72 (13.66%) Spring Boot
6 66 (12.52%) XML
7 65 (12.33%) JSON
8 62 (11.76%) Web Services
9 61 (11.57%) Node.js
10 60 (11.39%) HTML5
11 44 (8.35%) SOAP
12 43 (8.16%) CSS
13 39 (7.40%) AngularJS
14 38 (7.21%) JMS
14 38 (7.21%) XSLT
15 35 (6.64%) .NET
16 32 (6.07%) jQuery
17 30 (5.69%) React
18 25 (4.74%) RESTful
19 24 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.92%) STB
2 36 (6.83%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (5.12%) Embedded Systems
4 26 (4.93%) Public Cloud
5 21 (3.98%) Digital TV
5 21 (3.98%) MPEG
5 21 (3.98%) Social Media
6 19 (3.61%) Management Information System
7 17 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (3.23%) Mainframe
7 17 (3.23%) Virtual Team
8 15 (2.85%) Client/Server
8 15 (2.85%) Cloud Native
8 15 (2.85%) EFT
8 15 (2.85%) Legacy Applications
9 14 (2.66%) Data Structures
10 13 (2.47%) Cyberthreat
11 12 (2.28%) AS400
11 12 (2.28%) Equities
12 11 (2.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 149 (28.27%) Linux
2 73 (13.85%) Windows
3 56 (10.63%) Unix
4 26 (4.93%) Android
4 26 (4.93%) Apple iOS
5 16 (3.04%) AIX
5 16 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (26.00%) CI/CD
3 116 (22.01%) Microservices
4 97 (18.41%) Problem-Solving
5 91 (17.27%) Software Engineering
6 82 (15.56%) DevOps
6 82 (15.56%) TDD
7 72 (13.66%) Test Automation
8 66 (12.52%) Scrum
9 58 (11.01%) SOA
10 51 (9.68%) Analytics
11 49 (9.30%) Event-Driven
11 49 (9.30%) Unit Testing
12 48 (9.11%) Computer Science
13 47 (8.92%) SDLC
14 46 (8.73%) Open Source
15 45 (8.54%) Multithreading
16 44 (8.35%) Waterfall
17 43 (8.16%) OO
18 38 (7.21%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 215 (40.80%) Java
2 109 (20.68%) SQL
3 106 (20.11%) Python
4 102 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 74 (14.04%) C++
6 66 (12.52%) Bash
7 38 (7.21%) C#
8 36 (6.83%) PowerShell
9 35 (6.64%) Kotlin
10 27 (5.12%) Shell Script
11 24 (4.55%) C
12 21 (3.98%) Groovy
13 20 (3.80%) TypeScript
14 19 (3.61%) Java 8
15 14 (2.66%) Apex Code
15 14 (2.66%) SOQL
16 12 (2.28%) Scala
17 11 (2.09%) Go
18 8 (1.52%) COBOL
19 5 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (9.30%) Degree
2 29 (5.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.28%) Master's Degree
4 9 (1.71%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.76%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.76%) PMP
7 3 (0.57%) RHCE
7 3 (0.57%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.38%) CISA
8 2 (0.38%) CISM
8 2 (0.38%) CISSP
8 2 (0.38%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.38%) CRISC
8 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.38%) RHCA
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.19%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.36%) QA
2 15 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.47%) COBIT
3 13 (2.47%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.14%) SLA
5 2 (0.38%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.38%) GLP
5 2 (0.38%) GRC
5 2 (0.38%) PMO
6 1 (0.19%) SEPA
6 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 106 (20.11%) Docker
2 11 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.14%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.14%) vSphere
5 4 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 86 (16.32%) Kubernetes
2 33 (6.26%) Ansible
3 20 (3.80%) Terraform
4 10 (1.90%) Puppet
5 7 (1.33%) ITRS Geneos
5 7 (1.33%) Podman
6 6 (1.14%) Istio
7 5 (0.95%) Grafana
7 5 (0.95%) Prometheus
7 5 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.76%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.76%) Consul
8 4 (0.76%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.76%) vRealize
8 4 (0.76%) VxRail
9 3 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.57%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 80 (15.18%) Oracle
2 72 (13.66%) Microsoft
3 46 (8.73%) MuleSoft
4 37 (7.02%) IBM
5 29 (5.50%) Cognizant
6 23 (4.36%) Spotify
6 23 (4.36%) YouTube
7 20 (3.80%) ServiceNow
8 19 (3.61%) Cisco
9 17 (3.23%) F5
9 17 (3.23%) Zscaler
10 16 (3.04%) Bloomberg
10 16 (3.04%) Red Hat
11 15 (2.85%) Murex
12 14 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (2.28%) Apple
13 12 (2.28%) VMware
14 11 (2.09%) CheckPoint
15 10 (1.90%) Splunk
15 10 (1.90%) TIBCO