Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 124 133
Rank change year-on-year +27 +9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 10 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.74% 0.62% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.07% 1.56% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 13
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £37,750 £27,500 £32,888
90th Percentile £47,375 £50,000 £44,750
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 484 770 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 35.75% 39.90% 36.33%
Number of salaries quoted 428 704 721
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £24,175 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £47,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 6 months to 23 January 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
Newport +8 8 £42,500 -2.86%
Bridgend - 1 £42,500 -
Caerphilly - 1 £55,000 -
Middleware
Wales

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

1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (80.00%) iSeries
2 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (80.00%) Splunk
2 8 (80.00%) VCP5
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (80.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 8 (80.00%) OS/400
2 8 (80.00%) DHCP
2 8 (80.00%) HTTP
2 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 8 (80.00%) IBM
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (50.00%) Advertising
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) SOA

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 8 (80.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 8 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) DHCP
1 8 (80.00%) DNS
1 8 (80.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 5 (50.00%) Advertising
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Consultant
1 7 (70.00%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (60.00%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Consultant
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) OS/400
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 8 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) VCP5
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) IBM
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (80.00%) Splunk
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat