Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 237 184
Rank change year-on-year -3 -53 +18
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 94 111 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.91% 1.02% 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.06% 2.54% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 72 49 104
South West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,798
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.16% +6.82%
10th Percentile £35,061 £32,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,225 £70,250 £68,750
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 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 4569 4362 4967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 44.20% 40.22% 42.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3933 3793 4335
South West median annual salary £41,377 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +4 49 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Wiltshire -5 17 £51,250 +25.00% 1
Dorset 0 12 - -
Gloucestershire +1 7 £52,000 +12.43% 1
Somerset -13 1 - -
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 West region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 48 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (44.68%) Finance
3 41 (43.62%) Java
4 38 (40.43%) Linux
5 32 (34.04%) Electronics
5 32 (34.04%) Open Source
6 31 (32.98%) Oracle
7 30 (31.91%) Software Engineering
8 28 (29.79%) Degree
9 26 (27.66%) Spring
10 25 (26.60%) Manufacturing
11 24 (25.53%) C
12 23 (24.47%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (23.40%) SAP
14 21 (22.34%) Telecoms
14 21 (22.34%) ActiveMQ
14 21 (22.34%) RabbitMQ
14 21 (22.34%) Apache Camel
15 20 (21.28%) XML
16 19 (20.21%) Tomcat
17 18 (19.15%) SOA
17 18 (19.15%) C++
17 18 (19.15%) Computer Science
18 17 (18.09%) Digital Marketing
18 17 (18.09%) Marketing
18 17 (18.09%) Programme Management
18 17 (18.09%) Hibernate
19 16 (17.02%) SQL
20 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
20 15 (15.96%) Windows

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 19 (20.21%) Tomcat
2 14 (14.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (11.70%) Jetty
4 8 (8.51%) Mule
5 4 (4.26%) Apache
5 4 (4.26%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.19%) JBoss
6 3 (3.19%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.13%) IIS
7 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.06%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 12 (12.77%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (4.26%) Lawson
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (1.06%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.13%) IaaS
2 2 (2.13%) PaaS
2 2 (2.13%) SaaS
2 2 (2.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 2 (2.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) SAN
2 3 (3.19%) Network Security
3 2 (2.13%) AMQP
3 2 (2.13%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.13%) Firewall
3 2 (2.13%) LAN
3 2 (2.13%) NAS
3 2 (2.13%) WAN
3 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.06%) BGP
4 1 (1.06%) FTP
4 1 (1.06%) HTTP
4 1 (1.06%) ICMP
4 1 (1.06%) Internet
4 1 (1.06%) LDAP
4 1 (1.06%) SSL
4 1 (1.06%) Telnet
4 1 (1.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.32%) MySQL
5 5 (5.32%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (2.13%) PowerCenter
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.06%) Essbase
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (14.89%) Maven
2 10 (10.64%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.57%) JUnit
4 4 (4.26%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (3.19%) Ant
5 3 (3.19%) JIRA
6 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.13%) JMeter
6 2 (2.13%) Selenium
7 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.06%) Gradle
7 1 (1.06%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.06%) Mockito
7 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 42 (44.68%) Finance
2 32 (34.04%) Electronics
3 25 (26.60%) Manufacturing
4 21 (22.34%) Telecoms
5 17 (18.09%) Marketing
6 13 (13.83%) Retail
7 8 (8.51%) Banking
8 5 (5.32%) Aerospace
9 4 (4.26%) Automotive
10 1 (1.06%) Back Office
10 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
10 1 (1.06%) Legal
10 1 (1.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (38.30%) Developer
2 31 (32.98%) Architect
3 23 (24.47%) Java Developer
4 15 (15.96%) Software Engineer
5 14 (14.89%) Senior Developer
6 13 (13.83%) Java Architect
7 12 (12.77%) Technical Architect
8 9 (9.57%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (9.57%) Senior Architect
8 9 (9.57%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (7.45%) Integration Architect
10 6 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (6.38%) Technical Developer
11 5 (5.32%) C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Java Technical Architect
11 5 (5.32%) Senior Java Architect
11 5 (5.32%) Senior Java Technical Architect
11 5 (5.32%) Senior Technical Architect
12 4 (4.26%) C Software Engineer
12 4 (4.26%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.66%) Spring
2 21 (22.34%) ActiveMQ
2 21 (22.34%) Apache Camel
2 21 (22.34%) RabbitMQ
3 20 (21.28%) XML
4 17 (18.09%) Hibernate
5 14 (14.89%) Web Services
6 13 (13.83%) REST
7 12 (12.77%) SOAP
8 11 (11.70%) JSON
9 10 (10.64%) Oracle Fusion
10 9 (9.57%) RESTful
10 9 (9.57%) Spring Boot
11 8 (8.51%) JPA
11 8 (8.51%) JSF
11 8 (8.51%) Spring MVC
12 6 (6.38%) HTML
13 4 (4.26%) AngularJS
13 4 (4.26%) OSGi
14 3 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.64%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (9.57%) Client/Server
4 8 (8.51%) Cloud Native
4 8 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (8.51%) Life Science
5 5 (5.32%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.13%) PKI
7 1 (1.06%) DataPower
7 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (40.43%) Linux
2 15 (15.96%) Windows
3 9 (9.57%) Unix
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.13%) AIX
5 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.13%) Solaris
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) Android
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.04%) Open Source
3 30 (31.91%) Software Engineering
4 23 (24.47%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (19.15%) SOA
6 17 (18.09%) Digital Marketing
6 17 (18.09%) Programme Management
7 13 (13.83%) Scrum
7 13 (13.83%) TDD
7 13 (13.83%) UML
8 11 (11.70%) Parallel Programming
9 10 (10.64%) Logistics
9 10 (10.64%) MVC
9 10 (10.64%) Project Management
9 10 (10.64%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (9.57%) CRM
10 9 (9.57%) Integration Testing
10 9 (9.57%) SDLC
10 9 (9.57%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.51%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 41 (43.62%) Java
2 24 (25.53%) C
3 18 (19.15%) C++
4 16 (17.02%) SQL
5 10 (10.64%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.19%) Assembly Language
6 3 (3.19%) C#
7 2 (2.13%) Apex Code
7 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.06%) Python
8 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (29.79%) Degree
2 8 (8.51%) SC Cleared
2 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) QA
2 8 (8.51%) ISO 9001
2 8 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (5.32%) SLA
4 4 (4.26%) MISRA
4 4 (4.26%) MISRA C
5 2 (2.13%) DO-178B
5 2 (2.13%) HL7
5 2 (2.13%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.26%) Docker
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.06%) VMFS
5 1 (1.06%) vSphere
5 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Data Guard
1 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.06%) Control-M
2 1 (1.06%) OpenView
2 1 (1.06%) PowerCLI
2 1 (1.06%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.06%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.06%) vMotion
Vendors
1 31 (32.98%) Oracle
2 22 (23.40%) SAP
3 12 (12.77%) IBM
4 8 (8.51%) Cognizant
4 8 (8.51%) JD Edwards
4 8 (8.51%) PeopleSoft
5 6 (6.38%) F5
6 5 (5.32%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.32%) Cisco
6 5 (5.32%) VMware
7 4 (4.26%) Infor
7 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.26%) Siebel
7 4 (4.26%) Workday
8 3 (3.19%) HP
8 3 (3.19%) Informatica
9 2 (2.13%) Nokia
9 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.06%) TIBCO