Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 281 202 217
Rank change year-on-year -79 +15 -42
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 263 487 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.98% 1.55% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.39% 3.58% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 184 337 290
South East median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% -7.83% +9.52%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £86,000 £87,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 11,001 13,616 12,005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.98% 43.27% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9,453 11,891 10,414
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.47%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in the South East

Middleware
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Middleware in the South East

Middleware
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in the South East over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Middleware in the South East

Middleware
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 February 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
Thames Valley -60 99 £52,500 -4.55% 14
Berkshire -26 81 £52,500 +7.69% 11
Hampshire -42 69 £57,000 +8.57% 11
Surrey -11 59 £50,000 -5.66% 13
West Sussex +8 33 £85,000 +78.95% 4
Buckinghamshire +3 16 £55,000 - 3
East Sussex +9 3 £75,000 -11.76% 2
Oxfordshire +11 2 £50,000 -36.51%
Middlesex -4 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 94 (35.74%) Linux
2 93 (35.36%) Java
3 85 (32.32%) Oracle
4 74 (28.14%) Unix
5 67 (25.48%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (20.53%) ITIL
7 52 (19.77%) SQL
8 48 (18.25%) SQL Server
9 47 (17.87%) Windows
10 46 (17.49%) Migration
11 45 (17.11%) Logistics
12 42 (15.97%) QA
12 42 (15.97%) IBM
13 40 (15.21%) JBoss
14 39 (14.83%) WebLogic
14 39 (14.83%) Problem Management
14 39 (14.83%) Data Migration
14 39 (14.83%) Incident Management
14 39 (14.83%) Puppet
15 38 (14.45%) Finance
16 37 (14.07%) Degree
17 35 (13.31%) Service Management
18 33 (12.55%) Virtual Machines
19 31 (11.79%) Waterfall
20 30 (11.41%) Oracle Fusion
20 30 (11.41%) .NET
20 30 (11.41%) C#
20 30 (11.41%) Microsoft
21 29 (11.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
21 29 (11.03%) ETL

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 40 (15.21%) JBoss
2 39 (14.83%) WebLogic
3 24 (9.13%) Apache
4 19 (7.22%) MQSeries
4 19 (7.22%) Tomcat
5 17 (6.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 15 (5.70%) WebSphere
7 10 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (3.04%) Apache Spark
9 8 (3.04%) IIS
9 8 (3.04%) Oracle Service Bus
10 7 (2.66%) Confluence
10 7 (2.66%) Documentum
10 7 (2.66%) SharePoint
11 6 (2.28%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (1.52%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (4.94%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (3.80%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (3.42%) Oracle 11i
3 9 (3.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (3.04%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (2.66%) SAP CO
5 7 (2.66%) SAP FI
5 7 (2.66%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (2.66%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (1.52%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 3 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (3.42%) OpenShift
4 8 (3.04%) GitHub
4 8 (3.04%) Office 365
5 7 (2.66%) SuccessFactors
6 6 (2.28%) SaaS
7 5 (1.90%) Serverless
8 4 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.52%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.14%) PaaS
10 1 (0.38%) Akamai
10 1 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.38%) Heroku
10 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.89%) Firewall
2 17 (6.46%) LAN
2 17 (6.46%) WAN
3 12 (4.56%) HTTP
4 11 (4.18%) Internet
4 11 (4.18%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.42%) Network Security
6 5 (1.90%) IPsec
6 5 (1.90%) SAN
7 4 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.52%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (1.52%) iSCSI
7 4 (1.52%) NAS
7 4 (1.52%) VPN
8 3 (1.14%) FTP
9 2 (0.76%) DNS
10 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (18.25%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.27%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (9.89%) Oracle Database
4 24 (9.13%) Big Data
5 18 (6.84%) Relational Database
6 17 (6.46%) RDBMS
7 16 (6.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (5.70%) GIS
9 14 (5.32%) Hadoop
10 13 (4.94%) DB2
11 10 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (3.42%) MySQL
12 9 (3.42%) Oracle BI EE
12 9 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (3.04%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (2.66%) Parquet
14 7 (2.66%) SAP BW
14 7 (2.66%) SAP Data Services
15 6 (2.28%) HBase
16 5 (1.90%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 28 (10.65%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.98%) Jenkins
3 13 (4.94%) JIRA
4 12 (4.56%) Maven
5 10 (3.80%) Eclipse
5 10 (3.80%) JUnit
6 9 (3.42%) IntelliJ
7 8 (3.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (3.04%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.04%) Gradle
7 8 (3.04%) SoapUI
7 8 (3.04%) Subversion
8 7 (2.66%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (2.66%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (2.28%) Artifactory
10 5 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.52%) Selenium
11 4 (1.52%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.52%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.52%) XMLSpy
General
1 38 (14.45%) Finance
2 9 (3.42%) Banking
3 7 (2.66%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.28%) Retail
5 5 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.52%) Marketing
7 3 (1.14%) Back Office
8 2 (0.76%) Law
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Billing
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (19.01%) Developer
2 37 (14.07%) Architect
3 34 (12.93%) Middleware Engineer
4 32 (12.17%) Analyst
5 21 (7.98%) Java Developer
6 19 (7.22%) DBA
6 19 (7.22%) Enterprise Architect
7 18 (6.84%) Support Analyst
8 17 (6.46%) Data Architect
8 17 (6.46%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 17 (6.46%) Support Engineer
9 14 (5.32%) Linux Support
9 14 (5.32%) Oracle DBA
10 13 (4.94%) Unix Analyst
10 13 (4.94%) Unix Support
10 13 (4.94%) Unix Support Analyst
11 10 (3.80%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (3.42%) Applications Support
12 9 (3.42%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.41%) .NET
1 30 (11.41%) Oracle Fusion
2 29 (11.03%) J2EE
3 27 (10.27%) Spring
4 24 (9.13%) REST
4 24 (9.13%) XML
5 20 (7.60%) Web Services
6 19 (7.22%) SOAP
7 18 (6.84%) JSON
8 16 (6.08%) Java EE
9 15 (5.70%) SAP ALE
9 15 (5.70%) SAP BSP
9 15 (5.70%) SAP Smart Forms
9 15 (5.70%) SAP XI
9 15 (5.70%) Web Dynpro
10 14 (5.32%) Spring Boot
11 13 (4.94%) JMS
11 13 (4.94%) Kafka
12 12 (4.56%) ASP.NET
12 12 (4.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.22%) User Experience
3 17 (6.46%) Taxonomies
4 16 (6.08%) Data Centre
5 15 (5.70%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (4.56%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (3.04%) Replication
9 7 (2.66%) CMDB
10 6 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (2.28%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.90%) HACMP
12 4 (1.52%) Life Science
13 2 (0.76%) Cyberattack
13 2 (0.76%) DataPower
13 2 (0.76%) W3C
14 1 (0.38%) Oracle Exalytics
14 1 (0.38%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 94 (35.74%) Linux
2 74 (28.14%) Unix
3 47 (17.87%) Windows
4 23 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (4.56%) Windows Server
6 9 (3.42%) CentOS
7 7 (2.66%) AIX
7 7 (2.66%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.52%) Solaris
9 1 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.38%) HPUX
9 1 (0.38%) uClinux
9 1 (0.38%) VMS
9 1 (0.38%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (25.48%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (20.53%) ITIL
3 46 (17.49%) Migration
4 45 (17.11%) Logistics
5 39 (14.83%) Data Migration
5 39 (14.83%) Incident Management
5 39 (14.83%) Problem Management
6 35 (13.31%) Service Management
7 31 (11.79%) Waterfall
8 29 (11.03%) ETL
8 29 (11.03%) Root Cause Analysis
9 26 (9.89%) DevOps
10 25 (9.51%) CRM
10 25 (9.51%) Data Modelling
10 25 (9.51%) OO
11 23 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (8.75%) IT Strategy
11 23 (8.75%) Mentoring
12 22 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (7.60%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 93 (35.36%) Java
2 52 (19.77%) SQL
3 30 (11.41%) C#
4 28 (10.65%) Shell Script
5 16 (6.08%) C++
6 15 (5.70%) ABAP
6 15 (5.70%) Python
7 14 (5.32%) C
8 13 (4.94%) PL/SQL
9 12 (4.56%) VB
9 12 (4.56%) VB.NET
10 11 (4.18%) JavaScript
11 10 (3.80%) Bash Shell
12 9 (3.42%) PHP
12 9 (3.42%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.66%) Ada
13 7 (2.66%) Korn
13 7 (2.66%) VB6
13 7 (2.66%) VBScript
14 5 (1.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (14.07%) Degree
2 14 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.66%) RHCSA
6 5 (1.90%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.52%) APMP
7 4 (1.52%) ISEB
7 4 (1.52%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (1.52%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.14%) CISSP
8 3 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.38%) CISMP
9 1 (0.38%) IIBA
9 1 (0.38%) OCMJEA
9 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.38%) RHCE
9 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (15.97%) QA
2 26 (9.89%) SLA
3 9 (3.42%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.04%) PMO
5 3 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.76%) GDPR
7 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 33 (12.55%) Virtual Machines
2 26 (9.89%) Docker
3 16 (6.08%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (3.80%) Active Directory
5 8 (3.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (2.66%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (1.90%) HDFS
7 5 (1.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (1.52%) NFS
8 4 (1.52%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.76%) LXC
10 1 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.38%) Snort
10 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (14.83%) Puppet
2 29 (11.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 26 (9.89%) Ansible
4 22 (8.37%) Kubernetes
5 14 (5.32%) Data Guard
6 13 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (4.56%) SCOM
8 9 (3.42%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (3.04%) Terraform
10 7 (2.66%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (2.28%) Tivoli
12 5 (1.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 4 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (1.52%) logstash
14 3 (1.14%) vRealize Orchestrator
15 2 (0.76%) ZABBIX
16 1 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
16 1 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
16 1 (0.38%) TIBCO Hawk
16 1 (0.38%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 85 (32.32%) Oracle
2 42 (15.97%) IBM
3 30 (11.41%) Microsoft
4 23 (8.75%) SAP
5 20 (7.60%) Red Hat
6 16 (6.08%) Riverbed
6 16 (6.08%) SolarWinds
7 15 (5.70%) Adobe
7 15 (5.70%) ServiceNow
8 9 (3.42%) Dynatrace
9 8 (3.04%) Cognizant
9 8 (3.04%) Splunk
9 8 (3.04%) VMware
10 7 (2.66%) Autodesk
10 7 (2.66%) OpenText
10 7 (2.66%) webMethods
10 7 (2.66%) Workday
11 6 (2.28%) MuleSoft
12 5 (1.90%) Veritas
13 4 (1.52%) Juniper