The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 174 198
Rank change year-on-year -13 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 62 63 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.01% 1.10% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.28% 2.94% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 35 34 36
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £73,500 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  

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 the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2721 2143 2663
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.42% 37.30% 39.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2326 1853 2260
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Middleware
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Middleware in the North West

Middleware
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in the North West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Middleware in the North West

Middleware
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Manchester -18 42 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Cheshire +8 11 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Merseyside -4 7 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 65 (52.00%) DevOps
2 63 (50.40%) VMware
3 62 (49.60%) Oracle
4 61 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (48.00%) Degree
6 57 (45.60%) Java
7 52 (41.60%) C#
8 49 (39.20%) C
8 49 (39.20%) Scrum
8 49 (39.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 46 (36.80%) Information Security
9 46 (36.80%) JavaScript
9 46 (36.80%) Linux
10 45 (36.00%) SDLC
11 43 (34.40%) Relational Database
11 43 (34.40%) MongoDB
11 43 (34.40%) Big Data
11 43 (34.40%) Spring
12 42 (33.60%) Java EE
12 42 (33.60%) Hibernate
12 42 (33.60%) RDBMS
12 42 (33.60%) MySQL
12 42 (33.60%) Data Analytics
12 42 (33.60%) Analytics
12 42 (33.60%) Apache Pig
12 42 (33.60%) Elasticsearch
12 42 (33.60%) Apache Camel
12 42 (33.60%) Time Management
12 42 (33.60%) Hyper-V
12 42 (33.60%) Hadoop

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 42 (33.60%) Apache Pig
1 42 (33.60%) Apache Spark
1 42 (33.60%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (7.20%) JBoss
2 9 (7.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (6.40%) Apache
3 8 (6.40%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.80%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (4.80%) IIS
5 3 (2.40%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.80%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.80%) Maximo
3 1 (0.80%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.60%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (16.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (11.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (8.80%) PaaS
5 8 (6.40%) SaaS
6 6 (4.80%) IaaS
7 2 (1.60%) Office 365
7 2 (1.60%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.80%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.00%) DNS
2 8 (6.40%) SAN
3 6 (4.80%) Bluetooth
3 6 (4.80%) DHCP
3 6 (4.80%) DVB
3 6 (4.80%) GPRS
3 6 (4.80%) GSM
3 6 (4.80%) NFC
3 6 (4.80%) UMTS
3 6 (4.80%) VoIP
3 6 (4.80%) VPN
3 6 (4.80%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (4.80%) WLAN
4 5 (4.00%) Internet
5 4 (3.20%) HTTP
6 2 (1.60%) Network Security
6 2 (1.60%) SSL
7 1 (0.80%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (34.40%) Big Data
1 43 (34.40%) MongoDB
1 43 (34.40%) Relational Database
2 42 (33.60%) Apache Hive
2 42 (33.60%) Hadoop
2 42 (33.60%) MySQL
2 42 (33.60%) RDBMS
3 14 (11.20%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.40%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.80%) QlikView
6 1 (0.80%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (1.60%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.80%) Ant
2 1 (0.80%) JIRA
2 1 (0.80%) Moq
2 1 (0.80%) MSTest
2 1 (0.80%) NUnit
2 1 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (25.60%) Military
2 30 (24.00%) Finance
3 15 (12.00%) Manufacturing
4 14 (11.20%) Banking
4 14 (11.20%) Local Government
4 14 (11.20%) Retail
5 9 (7.20%) Multimedia
6 6 (4.80%) Automotive
7 3 (2.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (34.40%) Architect
2 35 (28.00%) Developer
3 23 (18.40%) Software Engineer
4 20 (16.00%) Cloud Architect
4 20 (16.00%) Software Developer
5 19 (15.20%) Java Developer
5 19 (15.20%) Java Software Developer
6 17 (13.60%) Senior Architect
7 15 (12.00%) Consultant
8 14 (11.20%) AWS Architect
8 14 (11.20%) AWS Consultant
8 14 (11.20%) C# Developer
8 14 (11.20%) Cloud Consultant
8 14 (11.20%) Senior Consultant
9 11 (8.80%) .NET Developer
9 11 (8.80%) Software Architect
9 11 (8.80%) Web Architect
9 11 (8.80%) Web Consultant
10 9 (7.20%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (6.40%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (34.40%) Spring
2 42 (33.60%) Apache Camel
2 42 (33.60%) Hibernate
2 42 (33.60%) Java EE
3 40 (32.00%) HTML
4 39 (31.20%) CSS
5 34 (27.20%) HTML5
5 34 (27.20%) jQuery
6 33 (26.40%) AngularJS
6 33 (26.40%) CSS3
6 33 (26.40%) Node.js
7 16 (12.80%) LAMP
8 15 (12.00%) .NET
8 15 (12.00%) Web Services
9 7 (5.60%) .NET Framework
10 6 (4.80%) BREW
10 6 (4.80%) Flash
10 6 (4.80%) J2ME
10 6 (4.80%) Series 60
10 6 (4.80%) UIQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.00%) PKI
2 21 (16.80%) Management Information System
3 17 (13.60%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (8.80%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.60%) Data Centre
7 6 (4.80%) Device Driver
7 6 (4.80%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (4.80%) iPhone
7 6 (4.80%) MPEG
7 6 (4.80%) Public Cloud
7 6 (4.80%) Smartphone
7 6 (4.80%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (3.20%) Mainframe
9 3 (2.40%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.40%) New Media
9 3 (2.40%) N-Tier
9 3 (2.40%) W3C
10 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.60%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 46 (36.80%) Linux
2 22 (17.60%) Windows
3 11 (8.80%) Unix
4 9 (7.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.40%) Windows Server
6 7 (5.60%) Android
7 6 (4.80%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (4.80%) Nucleus RTOS
7 6 (4.80%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.80%) Windows 8
7 6 (4.80%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (2.40%) AIX
9 2 (1.60%) HPUX
10 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (52.00%) DevOps
2 61 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (39.20%) Scrum
4 46 (36.80%) Information Security
5 45 (36.00%) SDLC
6 42 (33.60%) Analytics
6 42 (33.60%) Data Analytics
6 42 (33.60%) Time Management
6 42 (33.60%) Visualisation
7 38 (30.40%) Software Engineering
8 29 (23.20%) Open Source
9 28 (22.40%) SOA
10 22 (17.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (16.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (15.20%) Big Data Analytics
13 16 (12.80%) Migration
13 16 (12.80%) Use Case
14 14 (11.20%) Requirements Analysis
14 14 (11.20%) UML
15 13 (10.40%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 57 (45.60%) Java
2 52 (41.60%) C#
3 49 (39.20%) C
4 46 (36.80%) JavaScript
5 35 (28.00%) Ruby
6 34 (27.20%) Perl
6 34 (27.20%) Python
7 13 (10.40%) SQL
8 7 (5.60%) C++
9 5 (4.00%) Erlang
9 5 (4.00%) F#
9 5 (4.00%) Haskell
9 5 (4.00%) Scala
9 5 (4.00%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.20%) PHP
11 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.60%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.80%) ABAP
13 1 (0.80%) VB
13 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (48.00%) Degree
2 33 (26.40%) DV Cleared
2 33 (26.40%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.80%) CCNA
3 6 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.80%) EMC Certification
3 6 (4.80%) MCSE
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.60%) CISA
4 2 (1.60%) CISM
4 2 (1.60%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) PMO
2 3 (2.40%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (39.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (33.60%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.40%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.60%) Docker
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.80%) vSphere
5 1 (0.80%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) AirWatch
2 4 (3.20%) Netcool
2 4 (3.20%) SCOM
3 3 (2.40%) Ganglia
3 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.40%) Puppet
4 2 (1.60%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.80%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.80%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.80%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (0.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (50.40%) VMware
2 62 (49.60%) Oracle
3 14 (11.20%) Google
3 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.20%) Rackspace
4 13 (10.40%) IBM
5 10 (8.00%) Citrix
6 6 (4.80%) Cisco
6 6 (4.80%) EMC
6 6 (4.80%) Intel
6 6 (4.80%) Software AG
6 6 (4.80%) Symbian
7 3 (2.40%) Snow
7 3 (2.40%) TOWER Software
7 3 (2.40%) Zend
8 2 (1.60%) Guidewire
8 2 (1.60%) Pega
8 2 (1.60%) RedPrairie
8 2 (1.60%) SAP
8 2 (1.60%) Talend
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