Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 283 239
Rank change year-on-year +21 -44 -43
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 335 325 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.17% 1.06% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.77% 2.51% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 246 238 352
South East median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -8.70% +6.72%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £41,375
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £81,250
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 12,107 12,931 13,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.34% 42.22% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10,458 11,233 11,946
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +43 132 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Hampshire +2 110 £57,500 +12.20% 8
Berkshire +43 106 £50,000 +2.56% 7
Surrey +41 62 £50,000 -5.66% 12
Buckinghamshire +28 21 £60,000 -3.23% 2
West Sussex -6 17 £85,000 +63.46% 1
East Sussex +2 9 £85,000 +88.89%
Oxfordshire -13 5 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Kent +15 4 £95,000 +137.50% 1
Sussex - 4 £95,000 -
Middlesex -6 1 £50,000 -
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 119 (35.52%) Oracle
2 115 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (33.73%) Linux
4 103 (30.75%) Java
5 86 (25.67%) Unix
6 80 (23.88%) SQL
7 64 (19.10%) Logistics
7 64 (19.10%) Problem Management
8 63 (18.81%) WebLogic
9 62 (18.51%) Degree
10 59 (17.61%) Windows
11 57 (17.01%) SQL Server
12 56 (16.72%) ITIL
13 53 (15.82%) IBM
13 53 (15.82%) Microsoft
13 53 (15.82%) Spring
13 53 (15.82%) Problem-Solving
14 50 (14.93%) JBoss
15 47 (14.03%) Incident Management
16 46 (13.73%) Puppet
17 41 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
17 41 (12.24%) Service Management
17 41 (12.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 39 (11.64%) SOA
18 39 (11.64%) Web Services
19 38 (11.34%) TDD
19 38 (11.34%) Root Cause Analysis
19 38 (11.34%) DevOps
20 37 (11.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 37 (11.04%) .NET

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 63 (18.81%) WebLogic
2 50 (14.93%) JBoss
3 29 (8.66%) Apache
4 24 (7.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 21 (6.27%) Tomcat
6 20 (5.97%) MQSeries
7 19 (5.67%) IIS
8 15 (4.48%) WebSphere
9 11 (3.28%) Apache Spark
10 8 (2.39%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (2.39%) Hyperledger
11 7 (2.09%) OpenStack
11 7 (2.09%) WildFly
12 6 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (1.49%) Confluence
13 5 (1.49%) IBM HTTP Server
14 4 (1.19%) CMS
14 4 (1.19%) Ethereum
15 3 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 23 (6.87%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (4.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (4.48%) Oracle 11i
3 15 (4.48%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (2.99%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (1.19%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (1.19%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 4 (1.19%) R3 Corda
6 2 (0.60%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (5.07%) IaaS
4 16 (4.78%) Office 365
5 15 (4.48%) PaaS
6 11 (3.28%) GitHub
6 11 (3.28%) SaaS
7 10 (2.99%) Serverless
8 8 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (2.09%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.49%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.60%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.06%) Firewall
2 22 (6.57%) LAN
2 22 (6.57%) WAN
3 19 (5.67%) Internet
3 19 (5.67%) TCP/IP
4 17 (5.07%) HTTP
5 12 (3.58%) DNS
6 11 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (1.79%) BIG-IP
7 6 (1.79%) iSCSI
7 6 (1.79%) Network Security
8 4 (1.19%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (1.19%) IPsec
8 4 (1.19%) VPN
9 3 (0.90%) AMQP
10 1 (0.30%) DHCP
10 1 (0.30%) DVB
10 1 (0.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.75%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (9.55%) Oracle Database
4 27 (8.06%) Big Data
5 22 (6.57%) Relational Database
6 21 (6.27%) RDBMS
7 17 (5.07%) Oracle BI EE
8 14 (4.18%) MySQL
8 14 (4.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (3.58%) DB2
9 12 (3.58%) GIS
9 12 (3.58%) Oracle Exadata
10 11 (3.28%) Hadoop
10 11 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (2.99%) IBM InfoSphere
12 9 (2.69%) Parquet
13 8 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (2.39%) Blockchain
13 8 (2.39%) HBase
14 5 (1.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (9.85%) Git (software)
2 27 (8.06%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.18%) JUnit
4 13 (3.88%) Maven
5 12 (3.58%) Gradle
6 11 (3.28%) Cucumber
6 11 (3.28%) Eclipse
7 9 (2.69%) IntelliJ
8 8 (2.39%) SoapUI
8 8 (2.39%) Subversion
9 7 (2.09%) Artifactory
9 7 (2.09%) JIRA
9 7 (2.09%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.19%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.19%) XMLSpy
12 3 (0.90%) Gatling
12 3 (0.90%) JMeter
12 3 (0.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (10.75%) Finance
2 16 (4.78%) Retail
3 10 (2.99%) Banking
4 9 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.39%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.09%) Electronics
7 5 (1.49%) Marketing
8 3 (0.90%) Back Office
8 3 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.90%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 78 (23.28%) Developer
2 56 (16.72%) Architect
3 49 (14.63%) Analyst
4 38 (11.34%) Java Developer
5 28 (8.36%) DBA
6 20 (5.97%) Delivery Manager
6 20 (5.97%) Enterprise Architect
6 20 (5.97%) Middleware Engineer
7 19 (5.67%) Monitoring Analyst
8 18 (5.37%) Oracle DBA
9 16 (4.78%) Support Analyst
10 15 (4.48%) Lead Developer
10 15 (4.48%) Senior Developer
11 14 (4.18%) Administrator
11 14 (4.18%) Database Manager
11 14 (4.18%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 13 (3.88%) Data Architect
12 13 (3.88%) Linux Support
12 13 (3.88%) Unix Support
12 13 (3.88%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (15.82%) Spring
2 39 (11.64%) Web Services
3 37 (11.04%) .NET
4 36 (10.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 36 (10.75%) REST
5 26 (7.76%) J2EE
6 21 (6.27%) JSON
7 20 (5.97%) Kafka
8 19 (5.67%) JMS
8 19 (5.67%) RESTful
8 19 (5.67%) XML
9 18 (5.37%) SOAP
10 17 (5.07%) Spring Boot
11 14 (4.18%) AngularJS
11 14 (4.18%) Hibernate
11 14 (4.18%) Java EE
11 14 (4.18%) XSD
12 12 (3.58%) Node.js
13 11 (3.28%) ActiveMQ
14 10 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.37%) PMI
3 17 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (4.48%) User Experience
6 14 (4.18%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.18%) Replication
7 12 (3.58%) Linux Command Line
7 12 (3.58%) Oracle Exalytics
7 12 (3.58%) Taxonomies
8 11 (3.28%) Data Centre
8 11 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
8 11 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (2.99%) HACMP
9 10 (2.99%) W3C
10 8 (2.39%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.79%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.19%) Life Science
12 4 (1.19%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 113 (33.73%) Linux
2 86 (25.67%) Unix
3 59 (17.61%) Windows
4 37 (11.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (7.76%) Windows Server
6 16 (4.78%) AIX
7 14 (4.18%) Solaris
8 10 (2.99%) CentOS
9 8 (2.39%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.60%) Android
10 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.30%) uClinux
11 1 (0.30%) VMS
11 1 (0.30%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (19.10%) Logistics
2 64 (19.10%) Problem Management
3 56 (16.72%) ITIL
4 53 (15.82%) Problem-Solving
5 47 (14.03%) Incident Management
6 41 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (12.24%) Service Management
7 39 (11.64%) SOA
8 38 (11.34%) DevOps
8 38 (11.34%) Root Cause Analysis
8 38 (11.34%) TDD
9 36 (10.75%) Migration
10 35 (10.45%) Waterfall
11 34 (10.15%) Enterprise Architecture
11 34 (10.15%) Scrum
12 32 (9.55%) Project Management
12 32 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (8.36%) Software Engineering
14 27 (8.06%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 103 (30.75%) Java
2 80 (23.88%) SQL
3 33 (9.85%) C#
4 28 (8.36%) Python
5 27 (8.06%) Shell Script
6 16 (4.78%) C
7 15 (4.48%) JavaScript
8 13 (3.88%) C++
8 13 (3.88%) Korn
8 13 (3.88%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.39%) Ada
9 8 (2.39%) Go
9 8 (2.39%) Java 8
9 8 (2.39%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.09%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.49%) PHP
11 5 (1.49%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.49%) VB
11 5 (1.49%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.49%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 62 (18.51%) Degree
2 18 (5.37%) PMI Certification
3 17 (5.07%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.09%) RHCSA
7 5 (1.49%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.90%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.60%) RHCE
10 1 (0.30%) CISMP
10 1 (0.30%) CISSP
10 1 (0.30%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.87%) SLA
2 22 (6.57%) QA
3 11 (3.28%) PMO
4 10 (2.99%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.60%) GDPR
7 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.30%) JTAG
System Software
1 32 (9.55%) Docker
2 28 (8.36%) Virtual Machines
3 21 (6.27%) Active Directory
4 18 (5.37%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.37%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (4.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (2.39%) HDFS
8 6 (1.79%) NFS
8 6 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (1.19%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.30%) Snort
10 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (13.73%) Puppet
2 41 (12.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 32 (9.55%) Ansible
4 23 (6.87%) Kubernetes
4 23 (6.87%) SCOM
5 19 (5.67%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (5.37%) Data Guard
7 17 (5.07%) Oracle RMAN
8 10 (2.99%) Tivoli
8 10 (2.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 9 (2.69%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (1.79%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 5 (1.49%) Xymon
12 4 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (1.19%) Terraform
13 2 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.60%) logstash
13 2 (0.60%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 119 (35.52%) Oracle
2 53 (15.82%) IBM
2 53 (15.82%) Microsoft
3 29 (8.66%) Red Hat
4 27 (8.06%) SolarWinds
5 25 (7.46%) Riverbed
6 23 (6.87%) ServiceNow
7 15 (4.48%) SAP
8 11 (3.28%) Cisco
8 11 (3.28%) Veritas
9 7 (2.09%) CheckPoint
9 7 (2.09%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (2.09%) VMware
10 6 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.79%) Splunk
10 6 (1.79%) TOWER Software
11 5 (1.49%) Cognizant
11 5 (1.49%) Dynatrace
11 5 (1.49%) Juniper
12 4 (1.19%) Adobe