Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Middleware Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware Engineer
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1154 1088 1234
Rank change year-on-year -66 +146 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 44 130 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.069% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.071% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 36 91 55
UK median annual salary £53,750 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.52% -8.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £40,625 £37,500 £39,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% -4.17% +60.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Middleware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Middleware Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware Engineer in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Middleware Engineer in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Middleware Engineer in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England -46 41 £50,000 -13.04% 1
UK excluding London -1 39 £50,000 -13.04% 1
South East +26 15 £50,000 -13.04% 1
North of England +5 12 £48,000 +20.00%
North West +3 12 £48,000 +20.00%
East of England +13 6 £60,000 -
London -38 5 £65,000 +13.04%
South West +20 3 £60,000 -
Wales +20 3 £55,000 +57.14%

Middleware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Middleware Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Middleware Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Middleware
2 28 (63.64%) Linux
3 20 (45.45%) JBoss
3 20 (45.45%) Apache
3 20 (45.45%) Unix
4 19 (43.18%) Java
5 16 (36.36%) Red Hat
6 14 (31.82%) Finance
6 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (31.82%) DevOps
7 13 (29.55%) Open Source
7 13 (29.55%) IBM
8 12 (27.27%) Tomcat
9 11 (25.00%) WebSphere
10 9 (20.45%) Python
10 9 (20.45%) Shell Script
11 8 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (18.18%) Oracle
11 8 (18.18%) Banking
12 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (13.64%) Perl
13 6 (13.64%) J2EE
13 6 (13.64%) Change Management
14 5 (11.36%) Firewall
14 5 (11.36%) Electronics
14 5 (11.36%) DNS
14 5 (11.36%) LDAP
14 5 (11.36%) HTTP
14 5 (11.36%) PaaS

Middleware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 20 (45.45%) Apache
1 20 (45.45%) JBoss
2 12 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 11 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 8 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (4.55%) nginx
7 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) PaaS
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.55%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.27%) Bluemix
5 1 (2.27%) IaaS
5 1 (2.27%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) DNS
1 5 (11.36%) Firewall
1 5 (11.36%) HTTP
1 5 (11.36%) LDAP
2 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.55%) DHCP
3 2 (4.55%) FTP
3 2 (4.55%) OpenVPN
3 2 (4.55%) SSL
3 2 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) Blockchain
2 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.27%) HBase
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.55%) Ant
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Electronics
4 3 (6.82%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.27%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) Middleware
2 6 (13.64%) J2EE
3 4 (9.09%) Ajax
3 4 (9.09%) HTML
3 4 (9.09%) HTML5
3 4 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (9.09%) jQuery
4 3 (6.82%) JSON
5 2 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Fintech
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (63.64%) Linux
2 20 (45.45%) Unix
3 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Solaris
4 3 (6.82%) Windows
5 2 (4.55%) Debian
5 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) DevOps
2 13 (29.55%) Open Source
3 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) Change Management
5 4 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL
6 3 (6.82%) Parallel Programming
6 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.82%) Process Improvement
6 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.55%) Kanban
7 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Scrum
7 2 (4.55%) Software Deployment
7 2 (4.55%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) Java
2 9 (20.45%) Python
2 9 (20.45%) Shell Script
3 6 (13.64%) Perl
4 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.09%) Jython
4 4 (9.09%) Ruby
5 3 (6.82%) C
5 3 (6.82%) C++
5 3 (6.82%) Go
6 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Docker
2 2 (4.55%) iptables
2 2 (4.55%) NFS
2 2 (4.55%) Samba
2 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (11.36%) Puppet
2 4 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.82%) Ansible
4 2 (4.55%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (4.55%) SELinux
5 1 (2.27%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.27%) CA Wily
5 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 13 (29.55%) IBM
3 8 (18.18%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) CA
4 3 (6.82%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.27%) F5
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) TOWER Software