Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 167 120
Rank change year-on-year +52 -47 +22
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 116 65 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.29% 1.18% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.48% 2.93% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 86 41 47
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £74,500
UK median annual salary £57,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -0.87% -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 2,115 2,217 1,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 41.67% 40.36% 37.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,425 1,492 1,157
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,850
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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +39 91 £45,000 - 4
Edinburgh +11 23 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Dundee - 1 - -
Middleware
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 74 (63.79%) Finance
2 68 (58.62%) SQL
3 59 (50.86%) Relational Database
4 58 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 58 (50.00%) XML
4 58 (50.00%) Python
5 54 (46.55%) Unit Testing
6 51 (43.97%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (43.10%) MQSeries
7 50 (43.10%) TDD
8 49 (42.24%) BDD
9 47 (40.52%) NoSQL
9 47 (40.52%) XML Schema
10 45 (38.79%) OO
10 45 (38.79%) Refactoring
11 44 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
11 44 (37.93%) Continuous Deployment
12 43 (37.07%) Domain Models
12 43 (37.07%) Virtual Team
12 43 (37.07%) Bigtable
12 43 (37.07%) Apache Cassandra
12 43 (37.07%) Complex Event Processing
12 43 (37.07%) System Testing
12 43 (37.07%) XPath
13 41 (35.34%) Java
14 39 (33.62%) C#
15 32 (27.59%) C++
16 31 (26.72%) Oracle
17 27 (23.28%) Linux
17 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development

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 50 (43.10%) MQSeries
2 9 (7.76%) WebSphere
3 8 (6.90%) JBoss
4 4 (3.45%) Apache
4 4 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.59%) Sonic ESB
6 2 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.72%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.72%) GitHub
5 1 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.86%) IaaS
5 1 (0.86%) PaaS
5 1 (0.86%) SaaS
5 1 (0.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) SSL
2 3 (2.59%) SAN
2 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (50.86%) Relational Database
2 47 (40.52%) NoSQL
3 44 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (37.07%) Apache Cassandra
4 43 (37.07%) Bigtable
5 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
6 14 (12.07%) Oracle Database
7 7 (6.03%) Big Data
8 6 (5.17%) DB2
8 6 (5.17%) RDBMS
9 5 (4.31%) MongoDB
10 4 (3.45%) Neo4j
11 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Toad
1 11 (9.48%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.03%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.59%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (1.72%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.72%) JIRA
5 2 (1.72%) Maven
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.86%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.86%) GCC
6 1 (0.86%) Gradle
6 1 (0.86%) JUnit
6 1 (0.86%) Selenium
6 1 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 74 (63.79%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Investment Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Law
4 4 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.86%) Front Office
5 1 (0.86%) Games
5 1 (0.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (37.07%) Python Engineer
2 28 (24.14%) Developer
3 21 (18.10%) Java Engineer
4 12 (10.34%) Administrator
5 11 (9.48%) Architect
6 10 (8.62%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.62%) C++ Developer
7 8 (6.90%) IT Administrator
8 7 (6.03%) Middleware Specialist
8 7 (6.03%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 5 (4.31%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.45%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
12 3 (2.59%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (50.00%) XML
2 47 (40.52%) XML Schema
3 18 (15.52%) AngularJS
4 11 (9.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 11 (9.48%) HTML
4 11 (9.48%) HTML5
4 11 (9.48%) XSD
4 11 (9.48%) XSLT
5 10 (8.62%) .NET
6 9 (7.76%) Rendezvous
6 9 (7.76%) TIBCO EMS
7 8 (6.90%) Spring
8 7 (6.03%) CGI
8 7 (6.03%) REST
8 7 (6.03%) SOAP
9 5 (4.31%) Node.js
10 4 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (3.45%) Apache Camel
10 4 (3.45%) Apache CXF
10 4 (3.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 43 (37.07%) Virtual Team
2 11 (9.48%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.76%) Derivative
3 9 (7.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.59%) Clustering
5 3 (2.59%) DataPower
5 3 (2.59%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.28%) Linux
2 11 (9.48%) AIX
2 11 (9.48%) Solaris
2 11 (9.48%) Windows
3 9 (7.76%) Unix
4 6 (5.17%) HPUX
5 5 (4.31%) CentOS
6 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 54 (46.55%) Unit Testing
3 51 (43.97%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (43.10%) TDD
5 49 (42.24%) BDD
6 45 (38.79%) OO
6 45 (38.79%) Refactoring
7 44 (37.93%) Continuous Deployment
8 43 (37.07%) Complex Event Processing
8 43 (37.07%) Domain Models
8 43 (37.07%) System Testing
9 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (22.41%) DevOps
11 22 (18.97%) OOP
12 21 (18.10%) OOA/OOD
13 15 (12.93%) Multithreading
14 12 (10.34%) Electronic Trading
14 12 (10.34%) SOA
15 11 (9.48%) Multithreaded Programming
16 9 (7.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 68 (58.62%) SQL
2 58 (50.00%) Python
3 43 (37.07%) XPath
4 41 (35.34%) Java
5 39 (33.62%) C#
6 32 (27.59%) C++
7 22 (18.97%) Ruby
8 11 (9.48%) PL/SQL
9 9 (7.76%) JavaScript
10 8 (6.90%) PowerShell
10 8 (6.90%) VBScript
11 6 (5.17%) Java 8
12 5 (4.31%) Bash Shell
13 4 (3.45%) Jython
14 3 (2.59%) Perl
14 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.72%) Apex Code
15 2 (1.72%) SOQL
15 2 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.86%) Ansible
3 1 (0.86%) Cacti
3 1 (0.86%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.86%) Puppet
3 1 (0.86%) Terraform
3 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (26.72%) Oracle
2 22 (18.97%) Solace
2 22 (18.97%) TIBCO
3 13 (11.21%) HP
4 12 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 11 (9.48%) Talarian
5 11 (9.48%) VMware
6 9 (7.76%) IBM
7 7 (6.03%) Google
8 3 (2.59%) Veritas
9 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.86%) F5
10 1 (0.86%) Perforce
10 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.86%) Splunk
10 1 (0.86%) Sybase