The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 73 83 69
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.16% 0.13% 1.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.27% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Median salary £65,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year - -2.43%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 289 377 316
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 46.39% 47.18% 33.51%
Number of salaries quoted 269 369 272
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Middleware
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Middleware in Southampton

Middleware
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) ArchiMate
1 1 (50.00%) HSRP
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) BGP

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) HSRP
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ArchiMate
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO