Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 130 191
Rank change year-on-year -18 +61 -52
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 66 103 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.37% 1.91% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.22% 4.77% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 48 76 26
Scotland median annual salary £50,575 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.39% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £67,375
UK median annual salary £55,000 £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 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 2,050 2,158 2,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 42.70% 40.10% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,246 1,447 1,379
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £30,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%

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 19 October 2019.

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 19 October 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
Glasgow +2 49 £53,550 +19.00% 3
Edinburgh -7 11 £43,500 +14.47% 8
North Lanarkshire -2 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Dundee -7 1 £37,500 +18.87%
Aberdeen - 1 £37,500 -
Fife - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £37,000 -
Middleware
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 34 (51.52%) Azure
2 29 (43.94%) Java
3 27 (40.91%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (36.36%) SQL
5 21 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (27.27%) Degree
6 18 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 17 (25.76%) Data Analysis
7 17 (25.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 17 (25.76%) Python
7 17 (25.76%) DevOps
7 17 (25.76%) IT Strategy
8 16 (24.24%) AWS
8 16 (24.24%) Spring
9 15 (22.73%) Red Hat
9 15 (22.73%) Tomcat
9 15 (22.73%) Docker
10 14 (21.21%) Mentoring
10 14 (21.21%) Kubernetes
10 14 (21.21%) Linux
10 14 (21.21%) Web Services
10 14 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (19.70%) Analytics
11 13 (19.70%) Big Data
12 12 (18.18%) Coaching
12 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (18.18%) SDLC
12 12 (18.18%) Retail
12 12 (18.18%) Git (software)

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 15 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 11 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 10 (15.15%) JBoss
3 10 (15.15%) Jupyter
3 10 (15.15%) SAS
4 9 (13.64%) Apache
5 8 (12.12%) Jetty
5 8 (12.12%) nginx
6 6 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (7.58%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (3.03%) Apache Spark
8 2 (3.03%) Confluence
8 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
8 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
8 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.52%) Tornado
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Chatbot
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 34 (51.52%) Azure
2 16 (24.24%) AWS
3 11 (16.67%) Power Platform
4 8 (12.12%) IaaS
4 8 (12.12%) PaaS
5 6 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (9.09%) OpenShift
5 6 (9.09%) SaaS
6 4 (6.06%) GitHub
7 2 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (3.03%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) HTTP
2 6 (9.09%) DNS
2 6 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (3.03%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) Big Data
2 11 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 11 (16.67%) Power BI
3 10 (15.15%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 8 (12.12%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.03%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.03%) HBase
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.03%) Parquet
5 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 8 (12.12%) Subversion
4 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.55%) JIRA
5 2 (3.03%) eggPlant
5 2 (3.03%) git-flow
5 2 (3.03%) GitLab
5 2 (3.03%) JMeter
5 2 (3.03%) JUnit
5 2 (3.03%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.03%) Maven
5 2 (3.03%) Mockito
5 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.03%) The Grinder
6 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.52%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (1.52%) Rational Team Concert
6 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 12 (18.18%) Retail
2 5 (7.58%) Finance
3 4 (6.06%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Applications Consultant
1 17 (25.76%) Consultant
2 11 (16.67%) Architect
3 10 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Analytics Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) Big Data Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (9.09%) Data Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Middleware Specialist
5 6 (9.09%) Oracle Middleware Specialist
5 6 (9.09%) Oracle Specialist
6 5 (7.58%) Lead DevOps
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) Spring
2 14 (21.21%) Web Services
3 10 (15.15%) Spring Boot
3 10 (15.15%) TensorFlow
4 9 (13.64%) Java EE
5 8 (12.12%) Kafka
6 7 (10.61%) JSON
7 6 (9.09%) REST
7 6 (9.09%) SOAP
8 5 (7.58%) .NET
8 5 (7.58%) WebCenter
8 5 (7.58%) XML
8 5 (7.58%) XSLT
9 2 (3.03%) Apache CXF
9 2 (3.03%) CSS
9 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.03%) HTML
9 2 (3.03%) J2EE
9 2 (3.03%) JPA
9 2 (3.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.91%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.09%) Cloud Native
3 6 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 6 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Linux
2 6 (9.09%) Unix
3 2 (3.03%) AIX
3 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Solaris
4 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 17 (25.76%) Data Analysis
3 17 (25.76%) DevOps
3 17 (25.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 17 (25.76%) IT Strategy
4 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (21.21%) Mentoring
5 13 (19.70%) Analytics
6 12 (18.18%) Coaching
6 12 (18.18%) SDLC
6 12 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 11 (16.67%) Conversational UI
8 10 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (15.15%) Data Science
8 10 (15.15%) Data Visualisation
8 10 (15.15%) Visualisation
9 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
9 8 (12.12%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.94%) Java
2 24 (36.36%) SQL
3 17 (25.76%) Python
4 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.55%) C#
5 3 (4.55%) Java 8
6 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.03%) C
6 2 (3.03%) Groovy
6 2 (3.03%) Scala
6 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.03%) VBScript
7 1 (1.52%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.52%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 15 (22.73%) Docker
2 6 (9.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) Kubernetes
2 10 (15.15%) Ansible
2 10 (15.15%) Puppet
3 8 (12.12%) Docker Swarm
3 8 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.52%) Rancher
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Red Hat
2 10 (15.15%) MicroStrategy
2 10 (15.15%) SAP
3 9 (13.64%) Oracle
4 6 (9.09%) Google
5 5 (7.58%) IBM
6 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.03%) HP
8 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com