The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 51 49
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 8 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.47% 1.48% 3.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.20% 4.86% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 13
Median salary £77,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +106.66% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 250 144 187
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 45.87% 30.51% 37.47%
Number of salaries quoted 191 122 132
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +8.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Middleware
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Middleware in Merseyside

Middleware
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Merseyside over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Middleware in Merseyside

Middleware
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Liverpool +6 8 £77,500 +106.66%
Middleware
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) IT Strategy
3 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (33.33%) IBM
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) SOA
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (33.33%) Maximo
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) IFS
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (33.33%) Demand Management
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (26.67%) Unix
5 4 (26.67%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (20.00%) BPEL
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 5 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Maximo
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) Informix
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (13.33%) IT Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Lead Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Supply Chain Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Project Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Supply Chain Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Supply Chain Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Project Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Unix DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) Kafka
2 1 (6.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Life Science
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) HPUX
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) IT Strategy
2 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Demand Management
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (20.00%) BPEL
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (13.33%) EAM
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) IBM
2 5 (33.33%) IFS
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) IDERA
4 1 (6.67%) SAP