Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 193 126
Rank change year-on-year +75 -67 -2
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 111 39 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.06% 0.69% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.13% 1.79% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 86 23 45
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £37,000 £33,100 £35,000
90th Percentile £64,250 £66,750 £71,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% - +9.09%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,163 2,184 1,937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.18% 38.67% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,432 1,409 1,227
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,450 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,750 £59,150
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Scotland

Middleware
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Middleware in Scotland

Middleware
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Middleware in Scotland

Middleware
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Glasgow +50 83 £45,000 -4.26% 8
Edinburgh +7 23 £40,000 -10.11% 8
Dundee - 2 £31,547 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Middleware
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 77 (69.37%) SQL
2 76 (68.47%) Finance
3 67 (60.36%) XML
4 63 (56.76%) Unit Testing
4 63 (56.76%) Relational Database
5 61 (54.95%) Python
6 60 (54.05%) Test Automation
7 57 (51.35%) MQSeries
8 54 (48.65%) XML Schema
9 52 (46.85%) OO
9 52 (46.85%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (46.85%) Refactoring
10 51 (45.95%) NoSQL
10 51 (45.95%) Continuous Deployment
10 51 (45.95%) TDD
11 50 (45.05%) PostgreSQL
11 50 (45.05%) Domain Models
11 50 (45.05%) Virtual Team
11 50 (45.05%) Bigtable
11 50 (45.05%) Apache Cassandra
11 50 (45.05%) Complex Event Processing
11 50 (45.05%) BDD
11 50 (45.05%) XPath
11 50 (45.05%) System Testing
12 38 (34.23%) C++
12 38 (34.23%) Java
13 37 (33.33%) C#
14 33 (29.73%) Oracle
15 27 (24.32%) Linux
16 26 (23.42%) OOP

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 57 (51.35%) MQSeries
2 6 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.70%) Apache
3 3 (2.70%) JBoss
3 3 (2.70%) Sonic ESB
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.90%) IaaS
4 1 (0.90%) PaaS
4 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) SSL
2 2 (1.80%) SAN
2 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (56.76%) Relational Database
2 51 (45.95%) NoSQL
3 50 (45.05%) Apache Cassandra
3 50 (45.05%) Bigtable
3 50 (45.05%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (16.22%) Oracle Database
5 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
6 6 (5.41%) DB2
7 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (3.60%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.90%) Big Data
10 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 15 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 13 (11.71%) Toad
3 6 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.70%) IBM UrbanCode
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.90%) GCC
6 1 (0.90%) Maven
6 1 (0.90%) Selenium
General
1 76 (68.47%) Finance
2 11 (9.91%) Banking
3 8 (7.21%) Investment Banking
3 8 (7.21%) Law
4 2 (1.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.90%) Front Office
5 1 (0.90%) Games
5 1 (0.90%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 48 (43.24%) Python Engineer
2 26 (23.42%) Developer
3 25 (22.52%) Java Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) C++ Developer
5 10 (9.01%) Architect
6 8 (7.21%) Administrator
7 7 (6.31%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.50%) DBA
9 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 5 (4.50%) Middleware Specialist
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.60%) Integration Engineer
11 3 (2.70%) IT Administrator
11 3 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
11 3 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.70%) Middleware Engineer
11 3 (2.70%) Oracle DBA
11 3 (2.70%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (60.36%) XML
2 54 (48.65%) XML Schema
3 13 (11.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 13 (11.71%) XSD
3 13 (11.71%) XSLT
4 9 (8.11%) .NET
4 9 (8.11%) AngularJS
5 8 (7.21%) HTML
5 8 (7.21%) HTML5
6 6 (5.41%) Rendezvous
6 6 (5.41%) REST
6 6 (5.41%) SOAP
6 6 (5.41%) TIBCO EMS
7 4 (3.60%) JSON
7 4 (3.60%) WSDL
8 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.80%) J2EE
8 2 (1.80%) Spring
8 2 (1.80%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.80%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (45.05%) Virtual Team
2 11 (9.91%) Derivative
2 11 (9.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.70%) DataPower
5 2 (1.80%) Clustering
5 2 (1.80%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.32%) Linux
2 13 (11.71%) AIX
2 13 (11.71%) Windows
3 11 (9.91%) Solaris
4 6 (5.41%) HPUX
5 5 (4.50%) Unix
6 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (56.76%) Unit Testing
2 60 (54.05%) Test Automation
3 52 (46.85%) Continuous Integration
3 52 (46.85%) OO
3 52 (46.85%) Refactoring
4 51 (45.95%) Continuous Deployment
4 51 (45.95%) TDD
5 50 (45.05%) BDD
5 50 (45.05%) Complex Event Processing
5 50 (45.05%) Domain Models
5 50 (45.05%) System Testing
6 26 (23.42%) OOP
7 25 (22.52%) OOA/OOD
8 17 (15.32%) Multithreading
9 15 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (12.61%) DevOps
10 14 (12.61%) Electronic Trading
11 13 (11.71%) Multithreaded Programming
12 9 (8.11%) Risk Management
13 8 (7.21%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (69.37%) SQL
2 61 (54.95%) Python
3 50 (45.05%) XPath
4 38 (34.23%) C++
4 38 (34.23%) Java
5 37 (33.33%) C#
6 26 (23.42%) Ruby
7 17 (15.32%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.50%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.70%) Perl
10 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.70%) VBScript
11 2 (1.80%) Java 8
12 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.90%) Degree
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.90%) Ansible
2 1 (0.90%) Cacti
2 1 (0.90%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.90%) Puppet
2 1 (0.90%) Terraform
2 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (29.73%) Oracle
2 21 (18.92%) Solace
2 21 (18.92%) TIBCO
3 13 (11.71%) Talarian
4 9 (8.11%) HP
4 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.41%) Google
5 6 (5.41%) IBM
6 5 (4.50%) VMware
7 2 (1.80%) Veritas
8 1 (0.90%) Apple
8 1 (0.90%) F5
8 1 (0.90%) Perforce
8 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.90%) Splunk
8 1 (0.90%) Sybase