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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 198 126
Rank change year-on-year +2 -72  
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 46 37 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.87% 0.71% 2.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% 1.80% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 41 21 80
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £43,798
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% +8.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £45,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2364 2055 2522
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 44.67% 39.20% 42.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2048 1794 2199
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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
Bristol -10 18 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Wiltshire +10 13 £47,500 +2.70% 1
Gloucestershire 0 7 £60,000 +33.33%
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 56 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (42.55%) Java
3 34 (36.17%) Finance
4 29 (30.85%) REST
5 28 (29.79%) WebSphere
6 26 (27.66%) SAP
6 26 (27.66%) Software Engineering
7 25 (26.60%) SOAP
8 23 (24.47%) Tomcat
8 23 (24.47%) SOA
8 23 (24.47%) Spring
8 23 (24.47%) TDD
9 22 (23.40%) IBM
9 22 (23.40%) Web Services
9 22 (23.40%) .NET
10 21 (22.34%) MVC
11 19 (20.21%) Maven
11 19 (20.21%) C#
11 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
12 18 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (19.15%) Windows
13 17 (18.09%) SQL
13 17 (18.09%) IIS
13 17 (18.09%) Scrum
13 17 (18.09%) .NET Framework
13 17 (18.09%) BDD
14 16 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (17.02%) Hibernate
14 16 (17.02%) XML
15 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET

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 28 (29.79%) WebSphere
2 23 (24.47%) Tomcat
3 17 (18.09%) IIS
4 8 (8.51%) Jetty
4 8 (8.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (5.32%) Mule
6 4 (4.26%) Confluence
6 4 (4.26%) JBoss
6 4 (4.26%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.13%) Apache
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.06%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle 10gAS
Business Applications
1 13 (13.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (3.19%) Maximo
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.06%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (7.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 7 (7.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 5 (5.32%) SaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) Internet
1 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.19%) Firewall
3 1 (1.06%) HTTP
3 1 (1.06%) LAN
3 1 (1.06%) LDAP
3 1 (1.06%) VPN
3 1 (1.06%) WAN
3 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (9.57%) RDBMS
3 9 (9.57%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.51%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.32%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.19%) GIS
7 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.19%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.06%) JasperReports
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (20.21%) Maven
2 13 (13.83%) Eclipse
3 10 (10.64%) Subversion
3 10 (10.64%) Visual Studio
4 7 (7.45%) JIRA
5 6 (6.38%) Ant
5 6 (6.38%) JUnit
6 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.13%) JMeter
7 2 (2.13%) Selenium
7 2 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.06%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 34 (36.17%) Finance
2 15 (15.96%) Electronics
2 15 (15.96%) Telecoms
3 13 (13.83%) Manufacturing
3 13 (13.83%) Marketing
4 8 (8.51%) Banking
5 6 (6.38%) Retail
6 5 (5.32%) Legal
7 3 (3.19%) Local Government
8 1 (1.06%) Advertising
8 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.06%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (37.23%) Architect
2 28 (29.79%) Developer
3 23 (24.47%) Technical Architect
4 19 (20.21%) Senior Developer
5 13 (13.83%) Java Architect
6 11 (11.70%) Java Developer
6 11 (11.70%) Middleware Architect
6 11 (11.70%) Software Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Analyst
7 8 (8.51%) Integration Architect
7 8 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Salesforce Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Java Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) PowerShell Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Senior Architect
9 6 (6.38%) Senior Technical Architect
9 6 (6.38%) Server Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.85%) REST
2 25 (26.60%) SOAP
3 23 (24.47%) Spring
4 22 (23.40%) .NET
4 22 (23.40%) Web Services
5 17 (18.09%) .NET Framework
6 16 (17.02%) Hibernate
6 16 (17.02%) XML
7 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET
7 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (14.89%) HTML
9 13 (13.83%) ActiveMQ
9 13 (13.83%) Apache Camel
9 13 (13.83%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (13.83%) RESTful
10 10 (10.64%) EJB
10 10 (10.64%) Java SE
11 9 (9.57%) WSDL
12 8 (8.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) DataPower
2 10 (10.64%) Mainframe
2 10 (10.64%) User Experience
3 9 (9.57%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.38%) Client/Server
4 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.32%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.06%) CMDB
8 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.06%) Digital TV
8 1 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.06%) MPEG
8 1 (1.06%) STB
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.15%) Windows
2 12 (12.77%) Linux
3 10 (10.64%) Unix
4 7 (7.45%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.26%) Solaris
7 3 (3.19%) AIX
7 3 (3.19%) HPUX
7 3 (3.19%) Windows 2000
7 3 (3.19%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.13%) Android
9 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.66%) Software Engineering
3 23 (24.47%) SOA
3 23 (24.47%) TDD
4 21 (22.34%) MVC
5 18 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (18.09%) BDD
6 17 (18.09%) Scrum
7 16 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (14.89%) BPEL
8 14 (14.89%) Open Source
8 14 (14.89%) Test Automation
9 13 (13.83%) Continuous Deployment
9 13 (13.83%) Digital Marketing
9 13 (13.83%) OO
9 13 (13.83%) Programme Management
9 13 (13.83%) UML
10 11 (11.70%) Unit Testing
11 10 (10.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 10 (10.64%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 40 (42.55%) Java
2 19 (20.21%) C#
3 17 (18.09%) SQL
4 13 (13.83%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.26%) Apex Code
7 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.13%) Python
8 1 (1.06%) C
8 1 (1.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) ISEB
3 1 (1.06%) PhD
3 1 (1.06%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 10 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.51%) Data Quality
3 6 (6.38%) ISO 9001
3 6 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (5.32%) QA
5 1 (1.06%) MISRA
5 1 (1.06%) MISRA C
5 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.19%) MetaFrame
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.19%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Data Guard
1 3 (3.19%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (27.66%) SAP
2 22 (23.40%) IBM
3 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.96%) Oracle
4 8 (8.51%) Software AG
5 7 (7.45%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (7.45%) Unisys
6 5 (5.32%) Siebel
7 3 (3.19%) Actuate
7 3 (3.19%) BEA
7 3 (3.19%) Citrix
7 3 (3.19%) Sun
7 3 (3.19%) webMethods
8 1 (1.06%) Adobe
8 1 (1.06%) ATG
8 1 (1.06%) ClickSoftware Technologies
8 1 (1.06%) Google
8 1 (1.06%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.06%) Informatica
8 1 (1.06%) Pegasus
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
IT Connections
Salary: 75000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 12 days ago