The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 85 98
Rank change year-on-year +23 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 28 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.27% 0.92% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.54% 2.68% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28 8 2
Median salary £45,269 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.58% +1.31%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 328 410 378
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 38.36% 34.17% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 292 354 328
Median salary £41,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,030 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Middleware
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Middleware in South Wales

Middleware
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in South Wales over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Middleware in South Wales

Middleware
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Cardiff +10 9 £45,269 +0.59% 1
Newport - 9 £45,269 -
Caerphilly - 3 £45,269 -
Torfaen - 3 £45,269 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £45,269 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £45,269 -
Middleware
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) Maven
2 24 (66.67%) Java
3 23 (63.89%) Web Services
3 23 (63.89%) REST
4 22 (61.11%) Customer Insight
4 22 (61.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (61.11%) Performance Optimisation
4 22 (61.11%) User Experience
4 22 (61.11%) Continuous Deployment
4 22 (61.11%) Unit Testing
4 22 (61.11%) RESTful
4 22 (61.11%) SOAP
4 22 (61.11%) .NET
4 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
4 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
5 21 (58.33%) MVC
5 21 (58.33%) TDD
5 21 (58.33%) Subversion
5 21 (58.33%) Spring
5 21 (58.33%) Hibernate
5 21 (58.33%) IIS
5 21 (58.33%) Visual Studio
5 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET
5 21 (58.33%) EJB
5 21 (58.33%) C#
5 21 (58.33%) IBM
5 21 (58.33%) Eclipse
5 21 (58.33%) Tomcat
5 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (58.33%) IIS
1 21 (58.33%) Tomcat
1 21 (58.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.11%) Apache
2 4 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) DNS
1 4 (11.11%) HTTP
1 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
1 22 (61.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 24 (66.67%) Maven
2 21 (58.33%) Eclipse
2 21 (58.33%) Subversion
2 21 (58.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Software Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) .NET Software Engineer
3 12 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 11 (30.56%) Java Engineer
4 11 (30.56%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Commercial Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Identity Management Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) IT Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Middleware Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (63.89%) REST
1 23 (63.89%) Web Services
2 22 (61.11%) .NET
2 22 (61.11%) RESTful
2 22 (61.11%) SOAP
3 21 (58.33%) .NET Framework
3 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 21 (58.33%) EJB
3 21 (58.33%) Hibernate
3 21 (58.33%) Java SE
3 21 (58.33%) Spring
4 5 (13.89%) WebCenter
5 4 (11.11%) J2EE
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.78%) CSS
7 1 (2.78%) LAMP
7 1 (2.78%) XML
7 1 (2.78%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 22 (61.11%) User Experience
2 20 (55.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) CentOS
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (61.11%) Continuous Deployment
2 22 (61.11%) Customer Insight
2 22 (61.11%) Performance Optimisation
2 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 22 (61.11%) Unit Testing
3 21 (58.33%) BDD
3 21 (58.33%) MVC
3 21 (58.33%) TDD
4 20 (55.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 6 (16.67%) Change Management
5 6 (16.67%) Identity Management
6 4 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) ITIL
7 3 (8.33%) JVM Tuning
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Service Management
9 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) Java
2 21 (58.33%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.33%) C
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) Scala
5 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (55.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 20 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (2.78%) Grafana
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) IBM
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) WSO2