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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 180 118
Rank change year-on-year -46 -62  
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 52 58 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.76% 1.03% 2.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% 2.60% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 104
Median salary £48,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £42,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 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 3008 2232 2608
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.02% 39.67% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2534 1923 2204
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 June 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 23 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
Cheshire -4 27 £46,250 -11.90% 5
Manchester -38 11 £45,000 - 7
Merseyside -5 7 £77,500 +106.66%
Lancashire -1 1 £26,000 -42.22% 1
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 48 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.50%) Java
3 40 (35.71%) Oracle
4 36 (32.14%) Linux
4 36 (32.14%) DevOps
5 33 (29.46%) Finance
6 32 (28.57%) VMware
6 32 (28.57%) Degree
7 29 (25.89%) Windows
8 28 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 25 (22.32%) Scrum
9 25 (22.32%) MySQL
9 25 (22.32%) C
9 25 (22.32%) SOA
10 24 (21.43%) Perl
10 24 (21.43%) Information Security
11 23 (20.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (20.54%) Amazon AWS
11 23 (20.54%) MongoDB
12 22 (19.64%) SDLC
12 22 (19.64%) Python
12 22 (19.64%) Ruby
13 20 (17.86%) Spring
13 20 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (17.86%) Unix
13 20 (17.86%) Risk Management
13 20 (17.86%) Relational Database
13 20 (17.86%) Big Data
13 20 (17.86%) Analytics
13 20 (17.86%) Hyper-V

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 19 (16.96%) Apache Pig
1 19 (16.96%) Apache Spark
1 19 (16.96%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (9.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (7.14%) Apache
4 7 (6.25%) JBoss
4 7 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.46%) Confluence
5 5 (4.46%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.46%) Maximo
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.54%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (7.14%) OpenShift
5 7 (6.25%) PaaS
6 2 (1.79%) Office 365
7 1 (0.89%) Boomi
7 1 (0.89%) IaaS
7 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) HTTP
2 6 (5.36%) Bluetooth
2 6 (5.36%) DVB
2 6 (5.36%) GPRS
2 6 (5.36%) GSM
2 6 (5.36%) NFC
2 6 (5.36%) UMTS
2 6 (5.36%) VoIP
2 6 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (5.36%) WLAN
3 4 (3.57%) Firewall
3 4 (3.57%) LDAP
4 3 (2.68%) SSH
5 2 (1.79%) Internet
5 2 (1.79%) SAN
6 1 (0.89%) DNS
6 1 (0.89%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.32%) MySQL
2 23 (20.54%) MongoDB
3 20 (17.86%) Big Data
3 20 (17.86%) Relational Database
4 19 (16.96%) Apache Hive
4 19 (16.96%) Hadoop
4 19 (16.96%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.46%) GIS
5 5 (4.46%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (2.68%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.79%) MS Access
8 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.89%) Informix
9 1 (0.89%) QlikView
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.36%) JIRA
2 3 (2.68%) Bitbucket
2 3 (2.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.68%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (29.46%) Finance
2 12 (10.71%) Banking
3 11 (9.82%) Manufacturing
3 11 (9.82%) Military
4 10 (8.93%) Local Government
4 10 (8.93%) Retail
5 6 (5.36%) Automotive
5 6 (5.36%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Back Office
7 1 (0.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 33 (29.46%) Developer
2 24 (21.43%) Architect
3 22 (19.64%) Java Developer
4 19 (16.96%) Software Developer
5 18 (16.07%) Java Software Developer
6 14 (12.50%) Software Engineer
7 12 (10.71%) Analyst
8 10 (8.93%) AWS Architect
8 10 (8.93%) AWS Consultant
8 10 (8.93%) Cloud Architect
8 10 (8.93%) Cloud Consultant
8 10 (8.93%) Consultant
8 10 (8.93%) Senior Architect
8 10 (8.93%) Senior Consultant
8 10 (8.93%) Web Architect
8 10 (8.93%) Web Consultant
9 7 (6.25%) C# Developer
9 7 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (5.36%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.86%) Spring
2 19 (16.96%) Apache Camel
2 19 (16.96%) Hibernate
2 19 (16.96%) Java EE
3 13 (11.61%) AngularJS
3 13 (11.61%) HTML
3 13 (11.61%) HTML5
3 13 (11.61%) jQuery
3 13 (11.61%) Web Services
4 12 (10.71%) Node.js
5 11 (9.82%) CSS
5 11 (9.82%) CSS3
6 10 (8.93%) JSON
7 8 (7.14%) LAMP
8 7 (6.25%) .NET
9 6 (5.36%) Flash
9 6 (5.36%) J2ME
9 6 (5.36%) OpenGL
9 6 (5.36%) SVG
9 6 (5.36%) UIQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) PKI
2 15 (13.39%) Management Information System
3 13 (11.61%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.14%) Mainframe
6 6 (5.36%) Device Driver
6 6 (5.36%) iPhone
6 6 (5.36%) MPEG
6 6 (5.36%) Smartphone
7 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.57%) Contactless
8 3 (2.68%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.89%) iPad
10 1 (0.89%) Life Science
10 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.89%) Robotics
10 1 (0.89%) User Experience
10 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.14%) Linux
2 29 (25.89%) Windows
3 20 (17.86%) Unix
4 10 (8.93%) AIX
5 7 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.36%) Android
6 6 (5.36%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (5.36%) Nucleus RTOS
6 6 (5.36%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.36%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.36%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.79%) HPUX
8 1 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (32.14%) DevOps
3 28 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 25 (22.32%) Scrum
4 25 (22.32%) SOA
5 24 (21.43%) Information Security
6 23 (20.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (19.64%) SDLC
8 20 (17.86%) Analytics
8 20 (17.86%) Risk Management
9 19 (16.96%) Data Analytics
9 19 (16.96%) Open Source
9 19 (16.96%) Time Management
9 19 (16.96%) Visualisation
10 17 (15.18%) Migration
10 17 (15.18%) Project Management
11 13 (11.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (10.71%) Big Data Analytics
12 12 (10.71%) Use Case
13 10 (8.93%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.50%) Java
2 25 (22.32%) C
3 24 (21.43%) Perl
4 22 (19.64%) Python
4 22 (19.64%) Ruby
5 19 (16.96%) C#
6 18 (16.07%) JavaScript
7 10 (8.93%) SQL
8 8 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.36%) C++
10 4 (3.57%) Jython
10 4 (3.57%) Korn
10 4 (3.57%) PHP
10 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.68%) PHP 7
12 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (28.57%) Degree
2 16 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
3 12 (10.71%) DV Cleared
3 12 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.89%) CISA
5 1 (0.89%) CISM
5 1 (0.89%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 20 (17.86%) Hyper-V
1 20 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.25%) Docker
3 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.89%) Firmware
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.89%) vSphere
4 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 6 (5.36%) Nagios
4 5 (4.46%) Ganglia
5 4 (3.57%) CA Wily
5 4 (3.57%) Netcool
5 4 (3.57%) Puppet
5 4 (3.57%) SCOM
6 3 (2.68%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.89%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (35.71%) Oracle
2 32 (28.57%) VMware
3 14 (12.50%) IBM
4 10 (8.93%) Google
4 10 (8.93%) Rackspace
5 6 (5.36%) AppDynamics
5 6 (5.36%) Intel
5 6 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.36%) Symbian
6 5 (4.46%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (4.46%) IFS
6 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.57%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.57%) CA
7 4 (3.57%) Citrix
8 3 (2.68%) BMC
8 3 (2.68%) Snow
8 3 (2.68%) Sun
8 3 (2.68%) TOWER Software
8 3 (2.68%) Zend
Manchester
CCA Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Advantage Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £32000.00 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 + Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
North West
Certus Recruitment Group
Salary: 42-60k + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £29367 - £34261 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
North West
Certus Recruitment Group
Salary: 42-60k + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Call Centre Associates
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago