Period
to 7 June 2020

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 7 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England > North West
6 months to
7 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 196 258 236
Rank change year-on-year +62 -22 +21
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 52 78 129
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.86% 0.76% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.17% 1.93% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 34 55 71
Median annual salary £68,750 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.77% -7.14%
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,378 £38,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 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 2,391 4,038 5,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.42% 39.34% 43.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,989 3,102 4,496
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £56,164 £52,713 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.55% +5.43% +5.26%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Middleware as a proportion 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

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

Salary trend for Middleware in the North West

Middleware
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Middleware in the North West over the 6 months to 7 June 2020.

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 7 June 2020. 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 +35 25 £65,000 +44.44% 5
Manchester +63 24 £72,500 +3.57% 3
Merseyside +2 3 - -
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 7 June 2020, 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 North West region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 21 (40.38%) Azure
2 16 (30.77%) AWS
2 16 (30.77%) .NET Framework
2 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.77%) .NET
2 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
3 15 (28.85%) IT Strategy
4 14 (26.92%) React
4 14 (26.92%) C#
4 14 (26.92%) ETL
5 12 (23.08%) Java
5 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (23.08%) DevOps
5 12 (23.08%) REST
6 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
6 11 (21.15%) Linux
6 11 (21.15%) webMethods
7 10 (19.23%) Degree
7 10 (19.23%) Swagger
7 10 (19.23%) Requirements Gathering
8 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
9 8 (15.38%) WebLogic
9 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
9 8 (15.38%) Manufacturing
9 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (13.46%) Internet of Things
10 7 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (13.46%) Migration
10 7 (13.46%) Shell Script

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 8 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 5 (9.62%) Apache
2 5 (9.62%) JBoss
2 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.62%) Tuxedo
3 3 (5.77%) IIS
3 3 (5.77%) Mule
3 3 (5.77%) nginx
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (40.38%) Azure
2 16 (30.77%) AWS
3 4 (7.69%) GCP
4 3 (5.77%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) SSL
1 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
1 5 (9.62%) Wireless
2 4 (7.69%) Internet
2 4 (7.69%) SNA
3 3 (5.77%) 2G
3 3 (5.77%) 3G
3 3 (5.77%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) Big Data
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
5 3 (5.77%) Redis
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) PeopleTools
3 2 (3.85%) CA Release Automation
3 2 (3.85%) Gradle
3 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.92%) JIRA
4 1 (1.92%) Postman
4 1 (1.92%) REST Assured
4 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.69%) Law
3 4 (7.69%) Local Government
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Legal
5 2 (3.85%) Electronics
6 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Architect
2 14 (26.92%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (25.00%) .NET Architect
3 13 (25.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Administrator
5 5 (9.62%) C# Architect
5 5 (9.62%) DBA
5 5 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) PeopleSoft DBA
6 4 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Java Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.69%) JavaScript Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Software Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) .NET
1 16 (30.77%) .NET Framework
1 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
2 14 (26.92%) React
3 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (23.08%) REST
4 10 (19.23%) Swagger
5 5 (9.62%) Node.js
6 4 (7.69%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (7.69%) Web Services
7 2 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (3.85%) Kafka
7 2 (3.85%) Play Framework
7 2 (3.85%) Sensu
8 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.92%) React Native
8 1 (1.92%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
2 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (13.46%) Internet of Things
4 5 (9.62%) Device Driver
4 5 (9.62%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (7.69%) e-Health
5 4 (7.69%) Social Media
5 4 (7.69%) Social Network
6 3 (5.77%) PKI
7 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) IT Strategy
2 14 (26.92%) ETL
3 12 (23.08%) DevOps
4 10 (19.23%) Requirements Gathering
5 7 (13.46%) Migration
6 6 (11.54%) High Availability
6 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.62%) Analytics
7 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.62%) Runbook
7 5 (9.62%) Service Management
7 5 (9.62%) UML
8 4 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (7.69%) Logistics
8 4 (7.69%) Predictive Analytics
8 4 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) SOA
8 4 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) C#
2 12 (23.08%) Java
3 7 (13.46%) Shell Script
4 6 (11.54%) C
5 5 (9.62%) C++
5 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.62%) Ruby
6 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.77%) Embedded C
6 3 (5.77%) Embedded C++
6 3 (5.77%) Go
6 3 (5.77%) Perl
6 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.77%) Python
7 2 (3.85%) Groovy
7 2 (3.85%) SQL
8 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) DBS Check
2 2 (3.85%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) GDPR
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.85%) Ansible
2 2 (3.85%) BladeLogic
2 2 (3.85%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.85%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.15%) webMethods
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle
4 5 (9.62%) Google
4 5 (9.62%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (7.69%) Rackspace
5 4 (7.69%) VMware
6 3 (5.77%) IBM
7 2 (3.85%) CA
7 2 (3.85%) New Relic
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco
8 1 (1.92%) EMC
8 1 (1.92%) HP
8 1 (1.92%) SAP