Period
to 26 September 2018

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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England > South East
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 280 245
Rank change year-on-year +46 -35 +6
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 393 297 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.33% 1.02% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.06% 2.45% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 298 211 359
South East median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -8.70% +7.48%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £81,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -

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 12,864 12,133 14,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.49% 41.53% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11,167 10,472 12,502
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,200 £66,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 26 September 2018.

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 26 September 2018. 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 +62 182 £65,000 +23.81% 11
Berkshire +41 151 £65,000 +23.81% 7
Hampshire +5 119 £57,500 +9.52% 18
Surrey +53 68 £47,500 +5.56% 9
Buckinghamshire +32 27 £59,375 -4.23% 3
West Sussex +1 12 £85,000 +63.46%
East Sussex -9 8 £85,000 +88.89% 2
Kent +7 4 £95,000 +145.16%
Oxfordshire -13 4 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Sussex - 4 £95,000 -
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, 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.

1 172 (43.77%) Oracle
2 155 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (32.82%) Java
4 123 (31.30%) Linux
5 102 (25.95%) SQL
6 90 (22.90%) Unix
7 86 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 80 (20.36%) WebLogic
8 80 (20.36%) Microsoft
9 74 (18.83%) SQL Server
10 73 (18.58%) IBM
11 72 (18.32%) Degree
12 71 (18.07%) SOA
13 67 (17.05%) JBoss
13 67 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
14 66 (16.79%) Scrum
15 65 (16.54%) Spring
16 64 (16.28%) Enterprise Architecture
17 63 (16.03%) Web Services
17 63 (16.03%) DevOps
18 61 (15.52%) REST
18 61 (15.52%) Logistics
19 60 (15.27%) Amazon AWS
20 59 (15.01%) Ansible
21 56 (14.25%) Problem Management
21 56 (14.25%) Windows
22 54 (13.74%) Puppet
23 53 (13.49%) ITIL
24 52 (13.23%) Finance
24 52 (13.23%) Continuous Integration

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 80 (20.36%) WebLogic
2 67 (17.05%) JBoss
3 39 (9.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 34 (8.65%) Apache
5 33 (8.40%) WebSphere
6 25 (6.36%) Oracle Service Bus
6 25 (6.36%) Tomcat
7 17 (4.33%) IIS
8 14 (3.56%) MQSeries
9 11 (2.80%) Apache Spark
10 9 (2.29%) OpenStack
11 8 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
11 8 (2.04%) Hyperledger
11 8 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (1.78%) Confluence
12 7 (1.78%) WildFly
13 5 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (1.02%) CMS
14 4 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
14 4 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (5.60%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (3.82%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (3.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (3.56%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (1.78%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (1.02%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (1.02%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 4 (1.02%) R3 Corda
6 2 (0.51%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 86 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (15.27%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (8.40%) PaaS
4 32 (8.14%) IBM Cloud
5 31 (7.89%) IaaS
6 16 (4.07%) Office 365
6 16 (4.07%) SaaS
7 11 (2.80%) GitHub
8 7 (1.78%) Serverless
9 5 (1.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (1.27%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.51%) Boomi
10 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.25%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.40%) Firewall
1 33 (8.40%) LAN
1 33 (8.40%) WAN
2 24 (6.11%) Internet
3 20 (5.09%) TCP/IP
4 18 (4.58%) DNS
4 18 (4.58%) HTTP
5 12 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (2.54%) BIG-IP
6 10 (2.54%) Network Security
7 5 (1.27%) AMQP
7 5 (1.27%) DHCP
7 5 (1.27%) SAN
8 3 (0.76%) DMZ
8 3 (0.76%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.76%) VoIP
9 1 (0.25%) IPsec
9 1 (0.25%) SSH
9 1 (0.25%) SSL
9 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (18.83%) SQL Server
2 44 (11.20%) Oracle Database
3 29 (7.38%) Big Data
4 28 (7.12%) MySQL
5 27 (6.87%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (6.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (5.09%) Relational Database
7 19 (4.83%) RDBMS
8 16 (4.07%) NoSQL
8 16 (4.07%) Oracle BI EE
9 15 (3.82%) DB2
9 15 (3.82%) Oracle Exadata
10 10 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (2.54%) Hadoop
11 9 (2.29%) GIS
11 9 (2.29%) MongoDB
11 9 (2.29%) Parquet
11 9 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (2.04%) Blockchain
12 8 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (12.21%) Git (software)
2 39 (9.92%) Jenkins
3 21 (5.34%) Maven
4 18 (4.58%) Eclipse
5 16 (4.07%) IntelliJ
5 16 (4.07%) JUnit
6 15 (3.82%) Gradle
7 13 (3.31%) Cucumber
8 12 (3.05%) Subversion
8 12 (3.05%) Vagrant
9 11 (2.80%) JIRA
10 8 (2.04%) SoapUI
10 8 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (1.53%) Artifactory
11 6 (1.53%) Selenium
12 5 (1.27%) Gatling
12 5 (1.27%) JMeter
12 5 (1.27%) SpecFlow
13 4 (1.02%) Ant
13 4 (1.02%) SonarQube
General
1 52 (13.23%) Finance
2 24 (6.11%) Retail
3 19 (4.83%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.58%) Publishing
5 14 (3.56%) Marketing
6 13 (3.31%) Banking
7 11 (2.80%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.29%) Electronics
9 3 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.76%) Games
10 2 (0.51%) Back Office
10 2 (0.51%) Billing
10 2 (0.51%) Law
10 2 (0.51%) Military
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (22.65%) Developer
2 87 (22.14%) Architect
3 50 (12.72%) Analyst
4 49 (12.47%) Java Developer
5 29 (7.38%) Solutions Architect
6 27 (6.87%) Delivery Manager
7 25 (6.36%) Cloud Architect
8 23 (5.85%) DBA
9 22 (5.60%) Software Engineer
10 21 (5.34%) Lead Developer
11 18 (4.58%) Monitoring Analyst
12 17 (4.33%) Database Manager
12 17 (4.33%) IT Manager
12 17 (4.33%) Middleware Engineer
13 16 (4.07%) Enterprise Architect
13 16 (4.07%) Oracle DBA
13 16 (4.07%) Senior Developer
14 15 (3.82%) Infrastructure Manager
14 15 (3.82%) Lead Java Developer
15 14 (3.56%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (16.54%) Spring
2 63 (16.03%) Web Services
3 61 (15.52%) REST
4 45 (11.45%) .NET
5 44 (11.20%) Oracle Fusion
6 38 (9.67%) JSON
6 38 (9.67%) SOAP
7 34 (8.65%) J2EE
8 27 (6.87%) Hibernate
8 27 (6.87%) RESTful
8 27 (6.87%) XML
9 26 (6.62%) JMS
10 22 (5.60%) Java EE
10 22 (5.60%) Node.js
11 20 (5.09%) AngularJS
12 18 (4.58%) Kafka
13 16 (4.07%) EJB
13 16 (4.07%) HTML
14 15 (3.82%) ActiveMQ
14 15 (3.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.41%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (6.36%) Hybrid Cloud
3 24 (6.11%) PMI
4 22 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.60%) Computer Science
5 19 (4.83%) Mainframe
6 15 (3.82%) Data Centre
6 15 (3.82%) Oracle Exalytics
7 13 (3.31%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (2.80%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (2.80%) User Experience
8 11 (2.80%) W3C
9 10 (2.54%) Replication
10 8 (2.04%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.78%) HACMP
11 7 (1.78%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.78%) Taxonomies
12 5 (1.27%) New Media
12 5 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 123 (31.30%) Linux
2 90 (22.90%) Unix
3 56 (14.25%) Windows
4 39 (9.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (7.63%) Windows Server
6 19 (4.83%) Solaris
7 16 (4.07%) Ubuntu
8 15 (3.82%) CentOS
9 13 (3.31%) AIX
10 5 (1.27%) Android
11 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.25%) uClinux
12 1 (0.25%) VMS
12 1 (0.25%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (18.07%) SOA
3 67 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
4 66 (16.79%) Scrum
5 64 (16.28%) Enterprise Architecture
6 63 (16.03%) DevOps
7 61 (15.52%) Logistics
8 56 (14.25%) Problem Management
9 53 (13.49%) ITIL
10 52 (13.23%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (13.23%) TDD
11 44 (11.20%) Project Management
12 40 (10.18%) Microservices
13 39 (9.92%) Software Engineering
14 38 (9.67%) Waterfall
15 35 (8.91%) TOGAF
16 33 (8.40%) Configuration Management
17 32 (8.14%) BDD
18 31 (7.89%) Incident Management
19 30 (7.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 129 (32.82%) Java
2 102 (25.95%) SQL
3 50 (12.72%) Python
4 33 (8.40%) PowerShell
5 32 (8.14%) C#
6 26 (6.62%) Shell Script
7 25 (6.36%) JavaScript
8 19 (4.83%) Java 8
9 12 (3.05%) C
9 12 (3.05%) C++
10 10 (2.54%) Korn
11 9 (2.29%) PHP
12 8 (2.04%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.04%) Go
12 8 (2.04%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.78%) Ada
13 7 (1.78%) XQuery
14 5 (1.27%) Perl
15 4 (1.02%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 72 (18.32%) Degree
2 24 (6.11%) PMI Certification
3 18 (4.58%) MCSE
3 18 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.80%) MCSD
5 11 (2.80%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.29%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.78%) MCSA
7 7 (1.78%) RHCSA
8 4 (1.02%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.76%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.51%) RHCE
11 1 (0.25%) GCIH
11 1 (0.25%) GIAC
11 1 (0.25%) IIBA
11 1 (0.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.58%) QA
2 16 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (4.07%) SLA
3 11 (2.80%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.29%) PMO
5 3 (0.76%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.25%) GDPR
6 1 (0.25%) JTAG
System Software
1 49 (12.47%) Docker
2 37 (9.41%) Hyper-V
3 32 (8.14%) Active Directory
4 27 (6.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (4.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 16 (4.07%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (3.82%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (2.04%) HDFS
8 7 (1.78%) NFS
8 7 (1.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (1.27%) VirtualBox
9 5 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.02%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 59 (15.01%) Ansible
2 54 (13.74%) Puppet
3 37 (9.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 27 (6.87%) Kubernetes
5 25 (6.36%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (6.11%) SCOM
7 16 (4.07%) Data Guard
7 16 (4.07%) Oracle RMAN
8 11 (2.80%) Tivoli
8 11 (2.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 10 (2.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 10 (2.54%) Xymon
9 10 (2.54%) ZABBIX
10 9 (2.29%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (1.27%) Terraform
12 4 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (1.02%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (1.02%) vCenter Server
13 2 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 172 (43.77%) Oracle
2 80 (20.36%) Microsoft
3 73 (18.58%) IBM
4 32 (8.14%) Red Hat
5 27 (6.87%) VMware
6 25 (6.36%) Riverbed
6 25 (6.36%) SolarWinds
7 24 (6.11%) SAP
7 24 (6.11%) ServiceNow
8 15 (3.82%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (3.05%) Cisco
10 11 (2.80%) CheckPoint
11 10 (2.54%) TOWER Software
12 8 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
12 8 (2.04%) Veritas
13 7 (1.78%) Siebel
14 5 (1.27%) Birst
14 5 (1.27%) Cognizant
14 5 (1.27%) Splunk
15 4 (1.02%) Actifio