Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England > South West
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 256 236
Rank change year-on-year -16 -20 -67
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 79 77 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.74% 0.76% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 1.74% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 60 54 53
South West median annual salary £43,250 £45,269 £47,304
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.46% -4.30% +5.12%
10th Percentile £29,870 £34,800 £37,017
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £70,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -8.33%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,396 4,416 4,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.35% 43.47% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3,801 3,706 3,853
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,251 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in the South West

Middleware
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Middleware in the South West

Middleware
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in the South West over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Middleware in the South West

Middleware
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the South West region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
Bristol +9 29 £50,000 +10.45% 8
Devon - 20 £41,000 - 1
Wiltshire -29 14 £40,000 -21.55%
Dorset -43 6 £35,000 -
Cornwall - 5 £35,000 - 4
Somerset +20 1 £100,000 +344.44%
Gloucestershire +10 1 - - 2
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 West region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 49 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (54.43%) Linux
3 32 (40.51%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (40.51%) Open Source
3 32 (40.51%) DevOps
4 31 (39.24%) Docker
5 29 (36.71%) Web Services
6 28 (35.44%) Jenkins
7 27 (34.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (34.18%) Git (software)
7 27 (34.18%) MySQL
7 27 (34.18%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (34.18%) VMware
8 26 (32.91%) Configuration Management
8 26 (32.91%) Puppet
8 26 (32.91%) Ansible
9 25 (31.65%) Kibana
9 25 (31.65%) Kubernetes
9 25 (31.65%) Terraform
9 25 (31.65%) Opscode Chef
9 25 (31.65%) Nagios
10 24 (30.38%) Apache
10 24 (30.38%) OpenStack
10 24 (30.38%) Software Engineering
11 23 (29.11%) Oracle
11 23 (29.11%) Java
12 20 (25.32%) SQL
13 18 (22.78%) Scrum
13 18 (22.78%) Redis
13 18 (22.78%) nginx

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 24 (30.38%) Apache
1 24 (30.38%) OpenStack
2 18 (22.78%) Apache Solr
2 18 (22.78%) nginx
3 11 (13.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (10.13%) Tomcat
5 7 (8.86%) JBoss
5 7 (8.86%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (6.33%) Jetty
6 5 (6.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.27%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.27%) Mule
7 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (2.53%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.13%) IaaS
2 8 (10.13%) SaaS
3 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (8.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) SMS
2 3 (3.80%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (1.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.18%) MySQL
1 27 (34.18%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (22.78%) Redis
3 10 (12.66%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.27%) Big Data
7 1 (1.27%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (1.27%) GIS
7 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (35.44%) Jenkins
2 27 (34.18%) Git (software)
3 18 (22.78%) GoCD
4 9 (11.39%) Maven
5 5 (6.33%) JDeveloper
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.53%) JUnit
8 1 (1.27%) Ant
8 1 (1.27%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.27%) Gradle
8 1 (1.27%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.27%) Mockito
8 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Electronics
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (27.85%) Developer
3 13 (16.46%) Java Developer
4 12 (15.19%) Software Engineer
5 11 (13.92%) Operations Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Senior DevOps
8 6 (7.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Agile Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Architect
9 5 (6.33%) Integration Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (36.71%) Web Services
2 17 (21.52%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (12.66%) HTML
4 9 (11.39%) jQuery
4 9 (11.39%) JSF
5 8 (10.13%) Java EE
6 7 (8.86%) Apache Camel
6 7 (8.86%) JAX-RS
6 7 (8.86%) RESTful
7 6 (7.59%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (7.59%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (6.33%) .NET
8 5 (6.33%) OSGi
8 5 (6.33%) WebCenter
8 5 (6.33%) XML
9 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.06%) CSS
9 4 (5.06%) J2EE
9 4 (5.06%) Spring
9 4 (5.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (10.13%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.33%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.80%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) Fintech
6 1 (1.27%) FMCG
6 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (54.43%) Linux
2 3 (3.80%) VxWorks
3 2 (2.53%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Unix
3 2 (2.53%) Windows
4 1 (1.27%) CentOS
4 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (40.51%) Continuous Integration
2 32 (40.51%) DevOps
2 32 (40.51%) Open Source
3 26 (32.91%) Configuration Management
4 24 (30.38%) Software Engineering
5 18 (22.78%) Scrum
6 14 (17.72%) SOA
7 11 (13.92%) Workflow
8 10 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (12.66%) CRM
9 9 (11.39%) BPEL
9 9 (11.39%) ERP
9 9 (11.39%) Waterfall
10 8 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (10.13%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (7.59%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (7.59%) Integration Testing
11 6 (7.59%) ITIL
12 5 (6.33%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.11%) Java
2 20 (25.32%) SQL
3 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.19%) C++
5 11 (13.92%) C
6 6 (7.59%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.80%) Python
9 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.53%) Perl
9 2 (2.53%) XQuery
10 1 (1.27%) Java 8
10 1 (1.27%) PHP
10 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Degree
2 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.27%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.27%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) MISRA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (39.24%) Docker
2 27 (34.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (22.78%) KVM
4 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (32.91%) Ansible
1 26 (32.91%) Puppet
2 25 (31.65%) Kibana
2 25 (31.65%) Kubernetes
2 25 (31.65%) Nagios
2 25 (31.65%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (31.65%) Terraform
3 1 (1.27%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (34.18%) VMware
2 23 (29.11%) Oracle
3 10 (12.66%) Siebel
4 7 (8.86%) Google
4 7 (8.86%) Informatica
5 5 (6.33%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.27%) IBM
7 1 (1.27%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.27%) SAP
7 1 (1.27%) webMethods
7 1 (1.27%) WSO2