Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England > Midlands
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 167 186 247
Rank change year-on-year +19 +61 +14
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 184 31 93
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.72% 0.65% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.43% 1.68% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 64 14 82
10th Percentile " £42,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £49,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £67,750 £47,250
Median % change year-on-year -33.58% +43.39% -5.03%
75th Percentile £63,750 £75,625 £59,875
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,750 £71,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £66,250 £58,000
% change year-on-year -1.89% +14.22% -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 the Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,389 1,841 3,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 31.70% 38.55% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,575 1,555 3,275
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in the Midlands

Middleware
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Middleware in the Midlands

Middleware
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Middleware in the Midlands over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Middleware in the Midlands

Middleware
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 4 December 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
West Midlands +20 142 £55,000 -7.95% 12
East Midlands -34 42 £35,000 -50.35% 2
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 135 (73.37%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (55.98%) Social Skills
3 73 (39.67%) TDD
4 71 (38.59%) REST
5 70 (38.04%) SOA
6 63 (34.24%) Java
7 62 (33.70%) Problem-Solving
8 59 (32.07%) Jenkins
9 57 (30.98%) Coaching
10 56 (30.43%) Docker
10 56 (30.43%) Spring
11 52 (28.26%) Security Cleared
12 48 (26.09%) Scrum
12 48 (26.09%) Terraform
13 47 (25.54%) Analytics
14 46 (25.00%) SC Cleared
15 45 (24.46%) BDD
15 45 (24.46%) Java 8
16 44 (23.91%) Serverless
16 44 (23.91%) SQL
16 44 (23.91%) Data Analytics
16 44 (23.91%) Microservices
17 43 (23.37%) OO
18 42 (22.83%) JavaBeans
18 42 (22.83%) Hibernate
18 42 (22.83%) GitHub
18 42 (22.83%) Big Data
18 42 (22.83%) Big Data Analytics
18 42 (22.83%) Open Source
18 42 (22.83%) Continuous Integration

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 20 (10.87%) WebSphere
2 13 (7.07%) Anypoint
2 13 (7.07%) Mule
2 13 (7.07%) Mule ESB
3 5 (2.72%) IIS
4 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.54%) Apache
5 1 (0.54%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.54%) Confluence
5 1 (0.54%) Documentum
5 1 (0.54%) JBoss
5 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (10.87%) MS Visio
2 15 (8.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (8.15%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.54%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 44 (23.91%) Serverless
2 42 (22.83%) GitHub
3 34 (18.48%) Azure
4 28 (15.22%) AWS
5 16 (8.70%) SaaS
6 8 (4.35%) PaaS
6 8 (4.35%) Sauce Labs
7 7 (3.80%) IaaS
8 5 (2.72%) Boomi
9 1 (0.54%) Azure Logic Apps
9 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.54%) GCP
9 1 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.87%) FTP
1 20 (10.87%) HTTP
1 20 (10.87%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.09%) SSL
3 1 (0.54%) DHCP
3 1 (0.54%) DNS
3 1 (0.54%) Internet
3 1 (0.54%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.83%) Big Data
2 21 (11.41%) SQL Server
3 15 (8.15%) Relational Database
4 13 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (5.43%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (3.26%) DTS
7 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.54%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 59 (32.07%) Jenkins
2 17 (9.24%) JIRA
2 17 (9.24%) Maven
3 16 (8.70%) TestNG
4 9 (4.89%) Selenium
5 8 (4.35%) Appium
5 8 (4.35%) Katalon Studio
5 8 (4.35%) Robot Framework
6 3 (1.63%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.09%) Subversion
7 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.54%) GitLab
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.54%) Sourcetree
General
1 103 (55.98%) Social Skills
2 28 (15.22%) Games
3 22 (11.96%) Finance
4 18 (9.78%) Marketing
5 17 (9.24%) Banking
6 16 (8.70%) Retail Banking
7 15 (8.15%) Public Sector
8 13 (7.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 4 (2.17%) Police
10 3 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.54%) Legal
11 1 (0.54%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 73 (39.67%) Developer
2 45 (24.46%) Java Developer
3 28 (15.22%) Programmer
4 20 (10.87%) Lead Programmer
5 18 (9.78%) Customer Engineer
6 15 (8.15%) ERP Manager
6 15 (8.15%) ERP Project Manager
6 15 (8.15%) Oracle Project Manager
6 15 (8.15%) Project Manager
7 14 (7.61%) DBA
8 13 (7.07%) MuleSoft Developer
8 13 (7.07%) Senior DBA
8 13 (7.07%) Senior SQL DBA
8 13 (7.07%) SQL DBA
9 12 (6.52%) Test Leader
10 10 (5.43%) Tools Programmer
11 9 (4.89%) Analyst
12 8 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
12 8 (4.35%) Software Developer
13 7 (3.80%) Azure SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (38.59%) REST
2 56 (30.43%) Spring
3 42 (22.83%) GraphQL
3 42 (22.83%) Hibernate
3 42 (22.83%) JavaBeans
4 23 (12.50%) .NET
5 21 (11.41%) Web Services
6 20 (10.87%) WebSphere MQ
7 18 (9.78%) RabbitMQ
7 18 (9.78%) SOAP
8 17 (9.24%) .NET Framework
9 16 (8.70%) .NET Core
9 16 (8.70%) Entity Framework
10 15 (8.15%) AngularJS
10 15 (8.15%) XML
11 14 (7.61%) ASP.NET
11 14 (7.61%) XSD
12 13 (7.07%) JMS
12 13 (7.07%) UDDI
12 13 (7.07%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.22%) Algorithms
1 28 (15.22%) Data Structures
2 20 (10.87%) EFT
2 20 (10.87%) Legacy Applications
3 13 (7.07%) Public Cloud
4 12 (6.52%) Client/Server
4 12 (6.52%) Life Science
5 7 (3.80%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.26%) Animation
7 5 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.09%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.09%) CUDA
8 2 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.87%) Windows
2 18 (9.78%) AIX
2 18 (9.78%) Linux
3 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (73.37%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (39.67%) TDD
3 70 (38.04%) SOA
4 62 (33.70%) Problem-Solving
5 57 (30.98%) Coaching
6 48 (26.09%) Scrum
7 47 (25.54%) Analytics
8 45 (24.46%) BDD
9 44 (23.91%) Data Analytics
9 44 (23.91%) Microservices
10 43 (23.37%) OO
11 42 (22.83%) Big Data Analytics
11 42 (22.83%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (22.83%) Open Source
12 39 (21.20%) Computer Science
12 39 (21.20%) Unit Testing
13 33 (17.93%) Project Planning
14 28 (15.22%) Multithreading
14 28 (15.22%) UML
15 23 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 63 (34.24%) Java
2 45 (24.46%) Java 8
3 44 (23.91%) SQL
4 28 (15.22%) C
4 28 (15.22%) C++
5 26 (14.13%) PowerShell
6 20 (10.87%) Bash Shell
7 18 (9.78%) C#
8 12 (6.52%) TypeScript
9 8 (4.35%) Groovy
10 4 (2.17%) Python
10 4 (2.17%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.63%) Go
11 3 (1.63%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.09%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 52 (28.26%) Security Cleared
2 46 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 38 (20.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (20.65%) Degree
4 15 (8.15%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 12 (6.52%) GxP
2 2 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 56 (30.43%) Docker
2 4 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 48 (26.09%) Terraform
2 14 (7.61%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.09%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (17.39%) Oracle
2 29 (15.76%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.87%) IBM
4 16 (8.70%) Cognizant
5 14 (7.61%) MuleSoft
6 12 (6.52%) Agilent
7 5 (2.72%) Dell
8 3 (1.63%) SAP
9 1 (0.54%) Ariba
9 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.54%) Concur
9 1 (0.54%) ESRI
9 1 (0.54%) Google
9 1 (0.54%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.54%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.54%) Splunk