Period
to 1 December 2020

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 1 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England > South East
6 months to
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 262 333 257
Rank change year-on-year +71 -76 +3
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 45 170 324
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.69% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 1.76% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 44 125 236
Median annual salary £68,750 £55,000 £57,040
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.58% +9.69%
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,960 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,250 £85,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +17.39% -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 4,048 9,655 11,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.20% 39.18% 41.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3,524 8,351 10,151
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Middleware as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Middleware in the South East.

Salary trend for Middleware in the South East

Middleware
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Middleware in the South East over the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

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 1 December 2020. 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 +84 29 £67,500 +35.00% 7
Berkshire +60 19 £72,500 +38.10% 3
Hampshire +92 14 £42,500 -32.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +76 9 £63,750 +37.84% 4
Surrey +49 2 £73,750 +1.72% 3
Oxfordshire +56 1 - -
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 1 December 2020, 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 33 (73.33%) Java
2 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (46.67%) SQL
4 15 (33.33%) JUnit
4 15 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 14 (31.11%) Integration Testing
5 14 (31.11%) Mule
5 14 (31.11%) MuleSoft
5 14 (31.11%) Telecoms
5 14 (31.11%) Spring
6 13 (28.89%) JBehave
6 13 (28.89%) Cucumber
7 11 (24.44%) Linux
8 10 (22.22%) Oracle
9 9 (20.00%) Windows
10 8 (17.78%) IBM
11 7 (15.56%) Degree
11 7 (15.56%) Scrum
11 7 (15.56%) Microservices
12 6 (13.33%) Kubernetes
12 6 (13.33%) Apache Camel
12 6 (13.33%) SaaS
12 6 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (13.33%) EAI
13 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
13 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 5 (11.11%) SOA
13 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
13 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL

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 14 (31.11%) Mule
2 4 (8.89%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.67%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.22%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.22%) GemFire
5 1 (2.22%) GeoServer
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) SaaS
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (11.11%) AWS
2 5 (11.11%) Azure
3 4 (8.89%) IaaS
4 3 (6.67%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (2.22%) GitHub
5 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.89%) Firewall
2 4 (8.89%) Internet
3 3 (6.67%) DNS
3 3 (6.67%) HTTP
4 2 (4.44%) WAN
5 1 (2.22%) Network Security
5 1 (2.22%) SAN
5 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) Big Data
3 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.22%) GIS
5 1 (2.22%) HBase
5 1 (2.22%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.22%) QGIS
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) JUnit
2 13 (28.89%) Cucumber
2 13 (28.89%) JBehave
3 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.44%) Selenium
5 1 (2.22%) Ant
5 1 (2.22%) Aptana Studio
5 1 (2.22%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) Hudson
5 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 14 (31.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.44%) Back Office
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) Architect
3 10 (22.22%) MuleSoft Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Database Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Lead Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Head of Infrastructure
5 3 (6.67%) Java Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Integration Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Platform Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Reliability Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Remote Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) Spring
2 6 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (13.33%) Apache Camel
3 4 (8.89%) Spring Boot
4 3 (6.67%) Drools
4 3 (6.67%) JMS
4 3 (6.67%) Kafka
4 3 (6.67%) Lambda Expressions
4 3 (6.67%) PostGIS
4 3 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (4.44%) Ajax
5 2 (4.44%) CSS
5 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.44%) HTML
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.22%) GraphQL
6 1 (2.22%) Leaflet
6 1 (2.22%) REST
6 1 (2.22%) RESTful
6 1 (2.22%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Algorithms
2 4 (8.89%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.67%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.67%) W3C
4 2 (4.44%) PMI
5 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) Unix
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 14 (31.11%) Integration Testing
4 7 (15.56%) Microservices
4 7 (15.56%) Scrum
5 6 (13.33%) EAI
6 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (11.11%) Migration
6 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (11.11%) SOA
7 4 (8.89%) B2B
7 4 (8.89%) Chaos Engineering
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Engineering
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (8.89%) Technical Leadership
7 4 (8.89%) Technology Roadmap
7 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.89%) Thought Leadership
8 3 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) Java
2 21 (46.67%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.67%) Python
5 2 (4.44%) C
6 1 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.44%) Docker
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) KVM
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.67%) Data Guard
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.22%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) MuleSoft
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle
3 8 (17.78%) IBM
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.22%) F5
6 1 (2.22%) Mapinfo
6 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) VMware