Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England > North West
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 277 264 241
Rank change year-on-year -13 -23 0
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 65 103 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 0.85% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.58% 2.13% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 54 65 84
North West median annual salary £56,494 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.93% -9.52% +11.70%
10th Percentile £31,850 £37,850 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £65,600 £77,125
England median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £59,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% +5.93% -1.67%

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 4,123 4,847 5,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.15% 39.97% 44.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3,123 4,101 4,887
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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
Manchester -1 33 £70,000 +40.00% 11
Cheshire -6 13 £47,500 +1.06% 1
Merseyside +5 10 £33,750 -26.63% 2
Lancashire -15 9 £44,808 +5.43% 1
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 (32.31%) SQL
1 21 (32.31%) AWS
2 20 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 20 (30.77%) Finance
3 19 (29.23%) Migration
3 19 (29.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (27.69%) SOA
4 18 (27.69%) Azure
4 18 (27.69%) DevOps
5 17 (26.15%) GCP
5 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
5 17 (26.15%) Google
5 17 (26.15%) Linux
5 17 (26.15%) UML
5 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (24.62%) VMware
6 16 (24.62%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (23.08%) Retail
7 15 (23.08%) Web Services
8 14 (21.54%) Open Source
8 14 (21.54%) Rackspace
8 14 (21.54%) Requirements Analysis
8 14 (21.54%) Use Case
8 14 (21.54%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (18.46%) Windows
10 12 (18.46%) Python
11 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (15.38%) C
12 10 (15.38%) Java

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 7 (10.77%) Tuxedo
2 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.08%) JBoss
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.54%) Apache
4 1 (1.54%) CICS
4 1 (1.54%) Confluence
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.08%) FileZilla
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (3.08%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
1 2 (3.08%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (32.31%) AWS
2 18 (27.69%) Azure
3 17 (26.15%) GCP
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (3.08%) IaaS
6 1 (1.54%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) npm
6 1 (1.54%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.54%) SaaS
6 1 (1.54%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) LAN
1 6 (9.23%) WAN
2 5 (7.69%) Internet
2 5 (7.69%) Wireless
3 2 (3.08%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (4.62%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.54%) Big Data
4 1 (1.54%) DataStage
4 1 (1.54%) DB2
4 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.54%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.77%) Eclipse
2 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.62%) JIRA
4 3 (4.62%) ReSharper
5 2 (3.08%) Bugzilla
5 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.08%) NetBeans
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.54%) Ant
6 1 (1.54%) Gradle
6 1 (1.54%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.54%) Maven
6 1 (1.54%) Redmine
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 15 (23.08%) Retail
3 10 (15.38%) Local Government
3 10 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 7 (10.77%) Banking
4 7 (10.77%) Public Sector
5 6 (9.23%) Housing Association
6 2 (3.08%) Aerospace
6 2 (3.08%) Legal
6 2 (3.08%) Military
7 1 (1.54%) Back Office
7 1 (1.54%) Games
7 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (24.62%) Consultant
2 14 (21.54%) Architect
2 14 (21.54%) Cloud Consultant
3 13 (20.00%) Analyst
4 12 (18.46%) AWS Architect
4 12 (18.46%) AWS Consultant
4 12 (18.46%) Cloud Architect
5 8 (12.31%) Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Web Architect
5 8 (12.31%) Web Consultant
6 7 (10.77%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Azure Architect
6 7 (10.77%) Azure Consultant
7 5 (7.69%) Associate Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) Web Services
2 5 (7.69%) .NET
3 4 (6.15%) RESTful
3 4 (6.15%) SOAP
4 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Core
4 3 (4.62%) MSMQ
4 3 (4.62%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (4.62%) REST
4 3 (4.62%) SignalR
5 2 (3.08%) BAPI
5 2 (3.08%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.08%) IDoc
5 2 (3.08%) J2EE
5 2 (3.08%) JNI
5 2 (3.08%) JSON
5 2 (3.08%) XML
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.54%) WCF
6 1 (1.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 16 (24.62%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.31%) Data Centre
4 6 (9.23%) Clustering
5 5 (7.69%) Fat Client
5 5 (7.69%) Mainframe
5 5 (7.69%) Smartphone
5 5 (7.69%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.08%) Grid Computing
6 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.54%) BYOD
7 1 (1.54%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.54%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) Linux
2 12 (18.46%) Windows
3 10 (15.38%) Unix
4 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (10.77%) VME
5 4 (6.15%) AIX
6 2 (3.08%) Android
6 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) Migration
1 19 (29.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (27.69%) DevOps
2 18 (27.69%) SOA
3 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.15%) UML
4 14 (21.54%) Open Source
4 14 (21.54%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (21.54%) Requirements Analysis
4 14 (21.54%) Use Case
5 10 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 9 (13.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (13.85%) Translating Business Requirements
7 8 (12.31%) Coaching
7 8 (12.31%) Data Protection
7 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.77%) Information Security
9 6 (9.23%) Microservices
9 6 (9.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.31%) SQL
2 12 (18.46%) Python
3 10 (15.38%) C
3 10 (15.38%) Java
4 8 (12.31%) COBOL
5 5 (7.69%) F#
6 4 (6.15%) C#
7 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.08%) Apple Swift
8 2 (3.08%) Erlang
8 2 (3.08%) Go
8 2 (3.08%) Haskell
8 2 (3.08%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.08%) Perl
8 2 (3.08%) Ruby
8 2 (3.08%) Scala
9 1 (1.54%) Groovy
9 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.54%) VB
9 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.08%) DBS Check
2 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) SANS
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) GDPR
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.08%) Terraform
3 1 (1.54%) Ansible
3 1 (1.54%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.54%) Grafana
3 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.54%) Nagios
3 1 (1.54%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Google
2 16 (24.62%) VMware
3 14 (21.54%) Rackspace
4 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.77%) Micro Focus
5 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
6 6 (9.23%) Oracle
7 3 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.08%) MuleSoft
8 2 (3.08%) SAP
8 2 (3.08%) Sparx
9 1 (1.54%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.54%) CA
9 1 (1.54%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (1.54%) Green Hat
9 1 (1.54%) IBM
9 1 (1.54%) Informatica
9 1 (1.54%) Jitterbit
9 1 (1.54%) Splunk