Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England > South West
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 246 232
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14 -31
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 103 93 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.01% 0.89% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% 2.11% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 81 43 53
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,304
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.87% +5.12%
10th Percentile £32,500 £23,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £72,850 £57,250
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 4,347 4,408 4,784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.52% 42.36% 41.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3,736 3,713 4,156
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +6.41% +6.85%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +18 53 £52,500 -4.55% 7
Wiltshire -20 15 £37,000 -15.43% 5
Devon +32 14 £41,000 +49.09% 2
Dorset -26 9 £35,000 -41.67%
Gloucestershire +25 5 £48,500 +14.12% 2
Cornwall - 3 £35,000 - 1
Somerset 0 2 £100,000 +220.00%
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 50 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (47.57%) Linux
3 37 (35.92%) Open Source
4 32 (31.07%) Java
5 31 (30.10%) Oracle
6 30 (29.13%) Finance
7 29 (28.16%) Software Engineering
7 29 (28.16%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (28.16%) DevOps
8 27 (26.21%) SQL
9 25 (24.27%) C
9 25 (24.27%) Docker
10 24 (23.30%) MySQL
11 23 (22.33%) Web Services
11 23 (22.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (22.33%) VMware
12 22 (21.36%) Degree
12 22 (21.36%) Apache
13 21 (20.39%) C++
13 21 (20.39%) Scrum
13 21 (20.39%) Microsoft Azure
14 20 (19.42%) Jenkins
14 20 (19.42%) PostgreSQL
14 20 (19.42%) Electronics
15 19 (18.45%) Configuration Management
15 19 (18.45%) OpenStack
16 18 (17.48%) Puppet
16 18 (17.48%) Ansible
16 18 (17.48%) SOA
16 18 (17.48%) Git (software)

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 22 (21.36%) Apache
2 19 (18.45%) OpenStack
3 14 (13.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (13.59%) Tomcat
4 13 (12.62%) Apache Solr
4 13 (12.62%) nginx
5 8 (7.77%) Jetty
6 6 (5.83%) JBoss
6 6 (5.83%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (5.83%) WebLogic
7 5 (4.85%) Mule
8 2 (1.94%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.97%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (10.68%) Oracle ERP
2 10 (9.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (6.80%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (4.85%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (2.91%) Lawson
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.97%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.83%) IaaS
2 6 (5.83%) PaaS
2 6 (5.83%) SaaS
3 4 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) SMS
2 3 (2.91%) Network Security
2 3 (2.91%) SAN
3 2 (1.94%) AMQP
3 2 (1.94%) Firewall
3 2 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.97%) BGP
4 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.97%) FTP
4 1 (0.97%) HTTP
4 1 (0.97%) ICMP
4 1 (0.97%) Internet
4 1 (0.97%) LAN
4 1 (0.97%) NAS
4 1 (0.97%) SSL
4 1 (0.97%) Telnet
4 1 (0.97%) VPN
4 1 (0.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.30%) MySQL
2 20 (19.42%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (12.62%) Redis
4 12 (11.65%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (7.77%) Oracle Database
5 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
6 7 (6.80%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.88%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (3.88%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.91%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (2.91%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.94%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (1.94%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 20 (19.42%) Jenkins
2 18 (17.48%) Git (software)
3 13 (12.62%) GoCD
4 10 (9.71%) Maven
5 7 (6.80%) JUnit
6 4 (3.88%) JDeveloper
7 3 (2.91%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (2.91%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.94%) Ant
8 2 (1.94%) Gradle
8 2 (1.94%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.94%) Mockito
9 1 (0.97%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.97%) JIRA
9 1 (0.97%) Subversion
General
1 30 (29.13%) Finance
2 20 (19.42%) Electronics
3 9 (8.74%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.83%) Marketing
5 4 (3.88%) Aerospace
5 4 (3.88%) Retail
6 3 (2.91%) Automotive
7 1 (0.97%) Back Office
7 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (31.07%) Developer
2 21 (20.39%) Java Developer
3 19 (18.45%) Software Engineer
4 17 (16.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (10.68%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (9.71%) Analyst
7 9 (8.74%) Architect
8 8 (7.77%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Software Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Agile Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Integration Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) Java Software Developer
10 6 (5.83%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) Senior DevOps
10 6 (5.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) C Software Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.33%) Web Services
2 16 (15.53%) Apache Camel
2 16 (15.53%) Oracle Fusion
3 15 (14.56%) ActiveMQ
3 15 (14.56%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (12.62%) XML
5 12 (11.65%) HTML
5 12 (11.65%) JSF
5 12 (11.65%) Spring
6 9 (8.74%) Java EE
6 9 (8.74%) jQuery
7 8 (7.77%) OSGi
7 8 (7.77%) SOAP
8 7 (6.80%) Hibernate
8 7 (6.80%) JAX-RS
8 7 (6.80%) RESTful
9 6 (5.83%) JSON
9 6 (5.83%) REST
10 5 (4.85%) Spring MVC
10 5 (4.85%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.71%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (7.77%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.88%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.91%) PKI
6 2 (1.94%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.94%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.94%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.97%) Fintech
7 1 (0.97%) FMCG
7 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (47.57%) Linux
2 6 (5.83%) Windows
3 4 (3.88%) Unix
4 3 (2.91%) FreeRTOS
4 3 (2.91%) SafeRTOS
5 2 (1.94%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.97%) AIX
6 1 (0.97%) CentOS
6 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (35.92%) Open Source
3 29 (28.16%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (28.16%) DevOps
3 29 (28.16%) Software Engineering
4 21 (20.39%) Scrum
5 19 (18.45%) Configuration Management
6 18 (17.48%) SOA
7 16 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (12.62%) BPEL
8 13 (12.62%) CRM
9 11 (10.68%) ERP
9 11 (10.68%) Integration Testing
10 10 (9.71%) Workflow
11 9 (8.74%) ETL
11 9 (8.74%) ITIL
11 9 (8.74%) Parallel Programming
11 9 (8.74%) TDD
11 9 (8.74%) UML
12 8 (7.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.07%) Java
2 27 (26.21%) SQL
3 25 (24.27%) C
4 21 (20.39%) C++
5 14 (13.59%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.85%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.91%) Assembly Language
8 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.91%) Python
9 2 (1.94%) Perl
10 1 (0.97%) PHP
10 1 (0.97%) Ruby
10 1 (0.97%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (21.36%) Degree
2 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.83%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.97%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) SLA
2 4 (3.88%) QA
3 3 (2.91%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (2.91%) MISRA
3 3 (2.91%) MISRA C
4 2 (1.94%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.94%) HL7
4 2 (1.94%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 25 (24.27%) Docker
2 23 (22.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.62%) KVM
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.97%) RHEV
6 1 (0.97%) VMFS
6 1 (0.97%) vSphere
6 1 (0.97%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (17.48%) Ansible
1 18 (17.48%) Puppet
2 17 (16.50%) Kibana
2 17 (16.50%) Kubernetes
2 17 (16.50%) Nagios
2 17 (16.50%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (16.50%) Terraform
3 2 (1.94%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.97%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.97%) Control-M
4 1 (0.97%) OpenView
4 1 (0.97%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.97%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.97%) vMotion
4 1 (0.97%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (30.10%) Oracle
2 23 (22.33%) VMware
3 11 (10.68%) Siebel
4 10 (9.71%) IBM
5 9 (8.74%) Informatica
5 9 (8.74%) SAP
6 5 (4.85%) F5
6 5 (4.85%) TIBCO
7 4 (3.88%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.88%) Cisco
7 4 (3.88%) Google
8 3 (2.91%) Infor
8 3 (2.91%) Workday
9 2 (1.94%) HP
9 2 (1.94%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.94%) WSO2
10 1 (0.97%) Dell
10 1 (0.97%) Nokia
10 1 (0.97%) webMethods