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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
UK / Scotland
Rank 105 107 76
Rank change year-on-year +2 -31  
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 33 56 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.42% 1.91% 2.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.42% 5.20% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 18 39 43
Median salary £57,500 £56,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +19.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,000 £55,800
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year - -2.43%  

Middleware is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 965 1077 1197
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 41.59% 36.73% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 592 702 761
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Middleware as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +11 22 £65,000 +44.44% 4
Edinburgh -12 10 £45,000 -25.00% 3
West Lothian - 1 £45,000 -
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 41 (51.90%) SOA
2 29 (36.71%) Finance
2 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (31.65%) SQL
3 25 (31.65%) Linux
4 24 (30.38%) Java
5 23 (29.11%) Oracle
6 22 (27.85%) Open Source
6 22 (27.85%) Microservices
7 21 (26.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 21 (26.58%) XML
8 18 (22.78%) PL/SQL
8 18 (22.78%) Scrum
8 18 (22.78%) Oracle Database
8 18 (22.78%) Spring
8 18 (22.78%) Java EE
9 17 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (20.25%) JBoss
11 14 (17.72%) Apache Camel
12 13 (16.46%) SDLC
12 13 (16.46%) Degree
12 13 (16.46%) SOAP
12 13 (16.46%) Python
13 11 (13.92%) Web Services
13 11 (13.92%) ITIL
13 11 (13.92%) Workflow
13 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
13 11 (13.92%) WebSphere
13 11 (13.92%) Software Engineering
13 11 (13.92%) Analytics

Middleware
Top Related 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 21 (26.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (20.25%) JBoss
3 11 (13.92%) WebSphere
4 6 (7.59%) WebLogic
5 5 (6.33%) MQSeries
5 5 (6.33%) SAS
6 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.53%) Apache
7 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.53%) CICS
7 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Office
3 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) SaaS
2 2 (2.53%) IaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) Internet
2 5 (6.33%) Network Security
3 2 (2.53%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.53%) DHCP
3 2 (2.53%) DNS
3 2 (2.53%) Firewall
3 2 (2.53%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.53%) LAN
3 2 (2.53%) MQTT
3 2 (2.53%) SSH
3 2 (2.53%) SSL
3 2 (2.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) Oracle Database
2 11 (13.92%) MongoDB
3 9 (11.39%) Big Data
3 9 (11.39%) Hadoop
3 9 (11.39%) Neo4j
3 9 (11.39%) Pentaho
3 9 (11.39%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (8.86%) RDBMS
4 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.59%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
6 5 (6.33%) DB2
6 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.80%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.80%) JIRA
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.27%) Ant
6 1 (1.27%) Gradle
6 1 (1.27%) Maven
General
1 29 (36.71%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Banking
2 3 (3.80%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Games
3 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (30.38%) Developer
2 16 (20.25%) Architect
3 11 (13.92%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) Software Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Technical Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Oracle Specialist
6 6 (7.59%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Technology Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Middleware Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Oracle Applications Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Solutions Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Java Architect
10 2 (2.53%) Principal Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Principal Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.58%) XML
2 18 (22.78%) Java EE
2 18 (22.78%) Spring
3 14 (17.72%) Apache Camel
4 13 (16.46%) SOAP
5 11 (13.92%) Web Services
6 10 (12.66%) ActiveMQ
6 10 (12.66%) Drools
6 10 (12.66%) HTML
6 10 (12.66%) jBPM
6 10 (12.66%) Oracle Fusion
7 9 (11.39%) Elastic Stack
7 9 (11.39%) Hibernate
7 9 (11.39%) JPA
7 9 (11.39%) XSD
7 9 (11.39%) XSLT
8 7 (8.86%) RichFaces
8 7 (8.86%) Spring Batch
9 5 (6.33%) .NET
9 5 (6.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (10.13%) Client/Server
2 6 (7.59%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.33%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.33%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.53%) Arduino
4 2 (2.53%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.53%) PKI
4 2 (2.53%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.65%) Linux
2 10 (12.66%) Unix
3 8 (10.13%) Windows
4 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.33%) zOS
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.27%) AIX
6 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (51.90%) SOA
2 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (27.85%) Microservices
3 22 (27.85%) Open Source
4 18 (22.78%) Scrum
5 17 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (16.46%) SDLC
7 11 (13.92%) Analytics
7 11 (13.92%) Data Analytics
7 11 (13.92%) ITIL
7 11 (13.92%) Software Engineering
7 11 (13.92%) Workflow
8 10 (12.66%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (12.66%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (11.39%) Big Data Analytics
9 9 (11.39%) TDD
10 8 (10.13%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (10.13%) Financial Modelling
10 8 (10.13%) Network Architecture
10 8 (10.13%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.65%) SQL
2 24 (30.38%) Java
3 18 (22.78%) PL/SQL
4 13 (16.46%) Python
5 7 (8.86%) C#
6 5 (6.33%) Assembly Language
6 5 (6.33%) C++
6 5 (6.33%) CLIST
6 5 (6.33%) JCL
6 5 (6.33%) REXX
7 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.80%) C
8 3 (3.80%) Perl
8 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.53%) VB
9 2 (2.53%) VB6
10 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (16.46%) Degree
2 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 5 (6.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.53%) RACF
3 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) MOM
1 2 (2.53%) zSecure
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) Oracle
2 10 (12.66%) IBM
3 9 (11.39%) Talend
4 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.33%) CA
5 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.33%) Sybase
6 2 (2.53%) IBM Sterling
6 2 (2.53%) VMware
7 1 (1.27%) Citrix
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