Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 233 188
Rank change year-on-year +37 -45 -13
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 183 131 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.44% 1.07% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.27% 2.52% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 118 81 99
North West median annual salary £50,000 £57,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.28% +26.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -

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 North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5,599 5,208 4,619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.17% 42.54% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,658 4,563 4,022
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Cheshire +43 109 £47,500 +18.75% 16
Manchester -27 51 £62,500 +9.65% 20
Merseyside +26 20 £60,000 +64.38% 5
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 79 (43.17%) Unix
2 71 (38.80%) Finance
3 64 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (33.88%) Java
4 62 (33.88%) Linux
5 58 (31.69%) Oracle
6 57 (31.15%) Banking
7 52 (28.42%) Windows
8 49 (26.78%) JavaScript
9 48 (26.23%) Amazon AWS
10 45 (24.59%) Python
11 41 (22.40%) HTML
11 41 (22.40%) Web Services
11 41 (22.40%) Degree
12 37 (20.22%) IBM
13 36 (19.67%) Tomcat
13 36 (19.67%) Scrum
14 34 (18.58%) DevOps
15 33 (18.03%) Wealth Management
15 33 (18.03%) Risk Management
15 33 (18.03%) Investment Banking
16 30 (16.39%) Apache
16 30 (16.39%) JBoss
16 30 (16.39%) ITIL
16 30 (16.39%) WebSphere
16 30 (16.39%) Law
16 30 (16.39%) Open Source
17 29 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (15.85%) MySQL
17 29 (15.85%) SQL Server

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 36 (19.67%) Tomcat
2 30 (16.39%) Apache
2 30 (16.39%) JBoss
2 30 (16.39%) WebSphere
3 17 (9.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (7.65%) Confluence
5 10 (5.46%) Apache Pig
5 10 (5.46%) Apache Spark
5 10 (5.46%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (3.83%) IIS
8 4 (2.19%) iPlanet
8 4 (2.19%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.64%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (1.09%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.55%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.55%) CICS
11 1 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.83%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.28%) Maximo
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 48 (26.23%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (10.93%) OpenShift
3 15 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (6.01%) PaaS
5 10 (5.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 10 (5.46%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (3.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.64%) Serverless
8 2 (1.09%) SaaS
9 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.11%) HTTP
2 16 (8.74%) LDAP
3 11 (6.01%) SSL
4 9 (4.92%) Internet
5 6 (3.28%) Firewall
6 3 (1.64%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.09%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.55%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.85%) MySQL
1 29 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.93%) MongoDB
3 16 (8.74%) Big Data
4 13 (7.10%) Hadoop
5 12 (6.56%) MS Access
5 12 (6.56%) NoSQL
5 12 (6.56%) Relational Database
6 11 (6.01%) RDBMS
7 10 (5.46%) Apache Hive
7 10 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (5.46%) Redis
8 6 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (2.19%) GIS
10 3 (1.64%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.09%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.09%) DB2
11 2 (1.09%) QlikView
11 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (8.74%) JIRA
2 14 (7.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 11 (6.01%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.37%) Bitbucket
5 6 (3.28%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.64%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.09%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.09%) Maven
8 2 (1.09%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.09%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.55%) Ant
9 1 (0.55%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.55%) JMeter
9 1 (0.55%) JUnit
9 1 (0.55%) Selenium
9 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.55%) TestNG
General
1 71 (38.80%) Finance
2 57 (31.15%) Banking
3 33 (18.03%) Investment Banking
4 30 (16.39%) Law
5 14 (7.65%) Retail
6 10 (5.46%) Manufacturing
7 7 (3.83%) Advertising
7 7 (3.83%) Local Government
7 7 (3.83%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.19%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.09%) Electronics
9 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (18.03%) Analyst
2 32 (17.49%) Architect
3 21 (11.48%) Developer
4 14 (7.65%) Software Engineer
5 13 (7.10%) Applications Support
5 13 (7.10%) Middleware Engineer
6 11 (6.01%) Banking Analyst
6 11 (6.01%) Data Analyst
6 11 (6.01%) Java Architect
7 10 (5.46%) Cloud Architect
7 10 (5.46%) PHP Architect
8 9 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.37%) Consultant
9 8 (4.37%) Lead Software Engineer
10 7 (3.83%) AWS Architect
10 7 (3.83%) AWS Consultant
10 7 (3.83%) Cloud Consultant
10 7 (3.83%) Web Architect
10 7 (3.83%) Web Consultant
11 6 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (22.40%) HTML
1 41 (22.40%) Web Services
2 26 (14.21%) HTML5
3 23 (12.57%) CSS
4 21 (11.48%) CSS3
4 21 (11.48%) REST
4 21 (11.48%) Spring
5 20 (10.93%) SOAP
6 18 (9.84%) .NET
6 18 (9.84%) JSON
7 17 (9.29%) jQuery
7 17 (9.29%) Node.js
8 16 (8.74%) LAMP
8 16 (8.74%) RESTful
9 15 (8.20%) XML
10 12 (6.56%) AngularJS
11 10 (5.46%) Apache Camel
11 10 (5.46%) Java EE
11 10 (5.46%) Polymer
11 10 (5.46%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.02%) Computer Science
2 21 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (8.74%) Management Information System
4 15 (8.20%) Mainframe
5 13 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.46%) PKI
6 10 (5.46%) User Experience
7 5 (2.73%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.09%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.09%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.09%) Life Science
9 2 (1.09%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.55%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.55%) DataPower
10 1 (0.55%) iPad
10 1 (0.55%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 79 (43.17%) Unix
2 62 (33.88%) Linux
3 52 (28.42%) Windows
4 20 (10.93%) AIX
5 11 (6.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.73%) Solaris
7 4 (2.19%) Android
7 4 (2.19%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.19%) CentOS
7 4 (2.19%) HPUX
8 1 (0.55%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.67%) Scrum
3 34 (18.58%) DevOps
4 33 (18.03%) Risk Management
4 33 (18.03%) Wealth Management
5 30 (16.39%) ITIL
5 30 (16.39%) Open Source
6 29 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (14.21%) Software Engineering
8 25 (13.66%) TDD
9 23 (12.57%) SDLC
10 22 (12.02%) Test Automation
11 21 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (11.48%) OO
12 20 (10.93%) SOA
13 19 (10.38%) Migration
14 18 (9.84%) Analytics
14 18 (9.84%) Incident Management
14 18 (9.84%) MVC
15 17 (9.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 62 (33.88%) Java
2 49 (26.78%) JavaScript
3 45 (24.59%) Python
4 25 (13.66%) Perl
4 25 (13.66%) Ruby
4 25 (13.66%) SQL
5 23 (12.57%) Shell Script
6 17 (9.29%) C#
7 15 (8.20%) Go
8 14 (7.65%) C
9 13 (7.10%) PHP
10 9 (4.92%) C++
11 5 (2.73%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.19%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.19%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.64%) Groovy
13 3 (1.64%) VB
14 2 (1.09%) Erlang
14 2 (1.09%) Haskell
14 2 (1.09%) Jython
Qualifications
1 41 (22.40%) Degree
2 21 (11.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (5.46%) DV Cleared
3 10 (5.46%) Master's Degree
3 10 (5.46%) Numerate Degree
3 10 (5.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.09%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.55%) CEH
6 1 (0.55%) CISM
6 1 (0.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.56%) QA
2 10 (5.46%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 2 (1.09%) SLA
4 1 (0.55%) COBIT
4 1 (0.55%) GPG13
4 1 (0.55%) HL7
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 11 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.46%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.92%) Docker
4 3 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.55%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 20 (10.93%) CA Wily
2 17 (9.29%) BladeLogic
3 15 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (7.65%) Ganglia
5 6 (3.28%) Kubernetes
5 6 (3.28%) Nagios
6 4 (2.19%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.64%) Puppet
8 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.09%) Netcool
8 2 (1.09%) SCOM
9 1 (0.55%) Ansible
9 1 (0.55%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.55%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.55%) Forum Sentry
9 1 (0.55%) Nessus
9 1 (0.55%) Terraform
9 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 58 (31.69%) Oracle
2 37 (20.22%) IBM
3 19 (10.38%) AppDynamics
3 19 (10.38%) VMware
4 17 (9.29%) Microsoft
5 14 (7.65%) Splunk
5 14 (7.65%) Tableau
5 14 (7.65%) Teradata
6 13 (7.10%) CA
7 12 (6.56%) Red Hat
8 11 (6.01%) ServiceNow
9 9 (4.92%) Google
10 7 (3.83%) CA Agile Central
10 7 (3.83%) Rackspace
11 6 (3.28%) IFS
12 4 (2.19%) TIBCO
12 4 (2.19%) Xamarin
13 3 (1.64%) HP
13 3 (1.64%) SAP
14 2 (1.09%) Apple