Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 67 38
Rank change year-on-year +11 -29 -2
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 5 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.21% 1.31% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.59% 2.87% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Northern Ireland median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% -27.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £35,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 193 209 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 46.73% 45.53% 35.65%
Number of salaries quoted 157 131 99
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,000 £19,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Northern Ireland

Middleware
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Middleware in Northern Ireland

Middleware
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Middleware in Northern Ireland

Middleware
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
County Antrim +8 5 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Middleware
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Kafka
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) RMDS
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) French Language
3 1 (20.00%) German Language
3 1 (20.00%) Italian Language
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) StreamBase
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) RMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) French Language
2 1 (20.00%) German Language
2 1 (20.00%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Support
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Scripter
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operational Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Kafka
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) StreamBase
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO