Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 132 125
Rank change year-on-year -54 -7 0
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 39 89 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.70% 1.72% 2.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 4.56% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23 45 81
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,100 £35,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £66,750 £71,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,500
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -3.48%

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 2161 1952 2291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.67% 37.79% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1388 1235 1447
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,350 £57,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 20 £47,000 +4.44% 3
Edinburgh -14 18 £44,500 -10.10% 1
Fife - 2 £43,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Middleware
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 14 (35.90%) Unix
3 12 (30.77%) IBM
4 11 (28.21%) Linux
5 10 (25.64%) Shell Script
6 9 (23.08%) Oracle
7 7 (17.95%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (17.95%) J2EE
7 7 (17.95%) Java
7 7 (17.95%) AIX
7 7 (17.95%) Solaris
7 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
7 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
7 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (15.38%) Banking
8 6 (15.38%) Information Security
8 6 (15.38%) Python
8 6 (15.38%) HTTPS
8 6 (15.38%) SQL
8 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (12.82%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (12.82%) SSL
9 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
10 4 (10.26%) Bitbucket
10 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
10 4 (10.26%) Ansible
10 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure

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 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
1 7 (17.95%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) HTTPS
2 5 (12.82%) SSL
3 3 (7.69%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.69%) Snowflake Schema
3 3 (7.69%) Star Schema
4 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) Big Data
5 1 (2.56%) DB2
5 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Bitbucket
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (12.82%) Developer
2 4 (10.26%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (10.26%) Senior Delivery Manager
2 4 (10.26%) Senior Manager
2 4 (10.26%) Senior Technical Manager
2 4 (10.26%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 4 (10.26%) Technical Manager
2 4 (10.26%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 3 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (7.69%) Designer
3 3 (7.69%) Middleware Specialist
3 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Specialist
4 2 (5.13%) AIX Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Identity Management Specialist
4 2 (5.13%) Senior Technician
4 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Design Authority
4 2 (5.13%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) J2EE
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) SailPoint
2 3 (7.69%) SOAP
2 3 (7.69%) WCF
3 2 (5.13%) Spring
4 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.56%) Kafka
4 1 (2.56%) Node.js
4 1 (2.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) DataPower
2 3 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Unix
2 11 (28.21%) Linux
3 7 (17.95%) AIX
3 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (17.95%) Solaris
4 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
2 6 (15.38%) Information Security
3 5 (12.82%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) API Development
5 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
5 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.69%) ETL
5 3 (7.69%) Identity Management
5 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.69%) Microservices
5 3 (7.69%) Open Source
5 3 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 3 (7.69%) SOA
5 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.13%) IT Strategy
6 2 (5.13%) People Management
6 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Shell Script
2 7 (17.95%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) Python
3 6 (15.38%) SQL
4 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.69%) C#
5 3 (7.69%) COBOL
5 3 (7.69%) JCL
5 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.13%) Perl
7 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.56%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Ansible
2 3 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.56%) logstash
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) IBM
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.13%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.56%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) F5
6 1 (2.56%) TIBCO