The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 30 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
UK
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 278 259 222
Rank change year-on-year -19 -37  
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 994 1254 1616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 1.28% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.81% 3.30% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 711 926 1283
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 35365 38042 41075
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.35% 38.74% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 29801 32969 35091
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.20% +3.75%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Middleware
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Middleware in the UK

Middleware
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware over the 3 months to 30 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Middleware in the UK

Middleware
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 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
England -28 916 £57,500 -1.45% 121
London -28 442 £70,000 +7.69% 61
South East -3 149 £55,000 - 12
East of England -23 80 £57,500 +8.49% 13
Berkshire +18 79 £55,000 -4.34% 2
West Midlands +36 76 £45,000 -10.00% 8
City of London +32 69 £56,250 -16.66% 10
Hertfordshire -3 52 £60,000 +18.81% 4
South West +5 50 £50,495 +0.99% 9
Yorkshire +31 47 £50,000 +11.11% 7
North West -36 46 £65,000 +44.44% 7
Hampshire +13 29 £53,750 +7.50% 5
Scotland -12 29 £45,000 -23.72% 1
Wales +17 28 £45,269 +15.33%
Warwickshire +36 26 £42,500 -15.00%
Hatfield +16 25 £60,000 +26.31% 3
South Wales +23 24 £45,269 +17.58%
Glasgow +17 22 £45,500 +1.11%
Wiltshire +16 19 £50,990 +9.65%
West Yorkshire +6 19 £65,000 +13.04% 3
Leeds +25 18 £65,000 +13.04% 3
Birmingham +14 18 £47,500 -7.31% 4
Cheshire -9 18 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East Midlands +11 17 £28,500 -32.94% 3
Surrey +21 15 £50,000 -25.92%
North Yorkshire +11 15 £50,000 +37.93%
Knutsford -14 15 - - 1
Maidenhead +13 14 £60,000 -20.00% 2
Bristol +3 14 £45,269 -24.55% 7
Essex -3 14 £50,000 -47.36% 7

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 with a requirement for Middleware.

1 736 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 724 (36.16%) Java
3 702 (35.06%) Oracle
4 613 (30.62%) Finance
5 523 (26.12%) Linux
6 484 (24.18%) SOA
7 448 (22.38%) SQL
8 411 (20.53%) Web Services
9 353 (17.63%) Unix
10 345 (17.23%) JavaScript
11 339 (16.93%) C#
12 336 (16.78%) HTML
13 319 (15.93%) Windows
14 318 (15.88%) XML
15 302 (15.08%) SQL Server
16 298 (14.89%) .NET
17 296 (14.79%) IBM
18 284 (14.19%) DevOps
19 273 (13.64%) WebSphere
20 270 (13.49%) OO
21 266 (13.29%) Scrum
22 263 (13.14%) Degree
23 260 (12.99%) CSS
24 256 (12.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
25 254 (12.69%) SOAP
26 250 (12.49%) Continuous Integration
27 244 (12.19%) Software Engineering
28 233 (11.64%) Microsoft
29 229 (11.44%) Banking
30 221 (11.04%) REST

Middleware
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
1 273 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 256 (12.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 196 (9.79%) WebLogic
4 185 (9.24%) Tomcat
5 155 (7.74%) JBoss
6 133 (6.64%) Apache
7 131 (6.54%) Oracle Service Bus
8 106 (5.29%) IIS
9 78 (3.90%) CMS
10 56 (2.80%) SharePoint
11 49 (2.45%) BizTalk Server
12 48 (2.40%) Apache Solr
13 44 (2.20%) Confluence
14 42 (2.10%) Apache Spark
15 36 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
16 33 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
17 30 (1.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 27 (1.35%) Apache Pig
18 27 (1.35%) Mule
19 21 (1.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 88 (4.40%) Oracle EBS
2 50 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 27 (1.35%) Markit EDM
3 27 (1.35%) SAP CRM
4 26 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
4 26 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 25 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
5 25 (1.25%) Oracle Retail
6 22 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
6 22 (1.10%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 18 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
8 16 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
8 16 (0.80%) SAP ERP
9 14 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
9 14 (0.70%) RMDS
10 12 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
11 11 (0.55%) SAP CO
11 11 (0.55%) SAP FI
11 11 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
12 10 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 206 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 148 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (5.24%) SaaS
4 102 (5.09%) PaaS
5 77 (3.85%) IaaS
6 48 (2.40%) Office 365
7 47 (2.35%) Google Analytics
8 38 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 24 (1.20%) GitHub
10 20 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (0.75%) Boomi
12 13 (0.65%) OpenShift
12 13 (0.65%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 10 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
14 9 (0.45%) SoftLayer
15 7 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (0.35%) Bluemix
16 6 (0.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 6 (0.30%) Taleo
17 5 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 136 (6.79%) HTTP
2 96 (4.80%) TCP/IP
3 87 (4.35%) Firewall
4 73 (3.65%) Internet
5 56 (2.80%) SAN
6 54 (2.70%) LAN
7 53 (2.65%) WAN
8 40 (2.00%) DNS
9 34 (1.70%) SSL
10 33 (1.65%) LDAP
11 29 (1.45%) NAS
12 26 (1.30%) DVB
13 24 (1.20%) Wireless
14 23 (1.15%) DHCP
15 22 (1.10%) FTP
16 20 (1.00%) DOCSIS
16 20 (1.00%) HbbTV
17 15 (0.75%) Bluetooth
17 15 (0.75%) Multicast
17 15 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 170 (8.49%) Oracle Database
3 155 (7.74%) Relational Database
4 91 (4.55%) MySQL
5 87 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 82 (4.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 73 (3.65%) Big Data
7 73 (3.65%) MongoDB
8 70 (3.50%) Oracle Database 12c
9 69 (3.45%) Hadoop
10 54 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 53 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
12 45 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 44 (2.20%) NoSQL
13 44 (2.20%) Oracle ODI
14 43 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
15 42 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
16 38 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
17 32 (1.60%) Apache Hive
18 30 (1.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 153 (7.64%) JIRA
2 130 (6.49%) Jenkins
3 122 (6.09%) Subversion
4 120 (5.99%) Git (software)
5 116 (5.79%) Maven
6 81 (4.05%) Selenium
7 58 (2.90%) Visual Studio
8 54 (2.70%) Eclipse
9 45 (2.25%) JUnit
10 44 (2.20%) TeamCity
11 38 (1.90%) Ant
11 38 (1.90%) Jasmine
12 34 (1.70%) MSTest
13 33 (1.65%) NUnit
14 30 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 27 (1.35%) SoapUI
16 25 (1.25%) LSMW
17 22 (1.10%) Hudson
17 22 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
18 21 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
General
1 613 (30.62%) Finance
2 229 (11.44%) Banking
3 165 (8.24%) Retail
4 130 (6.49%) Investment Banking
5 91 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 85 (4.25%) Marketing
7 80 (4.00%) Telecoms
8 66 (3.30%) Advertising
9 52 (2.60%) Front Office
10 42 (2.10%) Local Government
11 35 (1.75%) Electronics
12 28 (1.40%) Financial Institution
13 21 (1.05%) Retail Banking
14 18 (0.90%) Military
15 15 (0.75%) Publishing
16 11 (0.55%) Automotive
16 11 (0.55%) Legal
17 10 (0.50%) Back Office
18 9 (0.45%) Billing
19 7 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 611 (30.52%) Developer
2 453 (22.63%) Architect
3 190 (9.49%) Java Developer
4 184 (9.19%) Senior Developer
5 175 (8.74%) Consultant
6 140 (6.99%) Solutions Architect
7 121 (6.04%) Analyst
8 118 (5.89%) Software Engineer
9 89 (4.45%) .NET Developer
10 83 (4.15%) Cloud Architect
11 81 (4.05%) Technical Architect
12 72 (3.60%) C# Developer
13 68 (3.40%) Middleware Engineer
14 67 (3.35%) Java Engineer
15 65 (3.25%) Infrastructure Architect
16 64 (3.20%) Software Developer
17 63 (3.15%) Integration Architect
18 60 (3.00%) Applications Support
19 59 (2.95%) Senior Java Developer
20 56 (2.80%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (20.53%) Web Services
2 336 (16.78%) HTML
3 318 (15.88%) XML
4 298 (14.89%) .NET
5 260 (12.99%) CSS
6 254 (12.69%) SOAP
7 221 (11.04%) REST
8 220 (10.99%) Spring
9 197 (9.84%) HTML5
10 191 (9.54%) AngularJS
11 171 (8.54%) ASP.NET
12 156 (7.79%) Oracle Fusion
13 141 (7.04%) JSON
14 138 (6.89%) J2EE
15 122 (6.09%) jQuery
16 121 (6.04%) ASP.NET Web API
17 119 (5.94%) JMS
18 117 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC
19 116 (5.79%) RESTful
20 110 (5.49%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 154 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 145 (7.24%) Computer Science
3 128 (6.39%) Enterprise Software
3 128 (6.39%) Management Information System
4 99 (4.95%) User Experience
5 89 (4.45%) Data Centre
6 56 (2.80%) Mainframe
7 54 (2.70%) Derivative
8 53 (2.65%) Fintech
8 53 (2.65%) Mobile App
9 46 (2.30%) DataPower
9 46 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
10 41 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 38 (1.90%) PKI
12 36 (1.80%) Algorithms
13 31 (1.55%) Virtual Team
14 28 (1.40%) Clustering
14 28 (1.40%) Fixed Income
15 24 (1.20%) Equities
16 23 (1.15%) STB
Operating Systems
1 523 (26.12%) Linux
2 353 (17.63%) Unix
3 319 (15.93%) Windows
4 118 (5.89%) Solaris
5 107 (5.34%) Windows Server
6 54 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 44 (2.20%) Android
8 38 (1.90%) AIX
9 24 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
10 21 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (0.65%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (0.50%) CentOS
15 9 (0.45%) Windows 7
16 7 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
16 7 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.30%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.30%) Nucleus RTOS
17 6 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 736 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 484 (24.18%) SOA
3 284 (14.19%) DevOps
4 270 (13.49%) OO
5 266 (13.29%) Scrum
6 250 (12.49%) Continuous Integration
7 244 (12.19%) Software Engineering
8 209 (10.44%) MVC
8 209 (10.44%) TDD
9 205 (10.24%) Open Source
10 204 (10.19%) ITIL
11 181 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 178 (8.89%) CRM
13 172 (8.59%) Test Automation
14 171 (8.54%) E-Commerce
15 168 (8.39%) Migration
16 166 (8.29%) ERP
17 154 (7.69%) SDLC
18 147 (7.34%) TOGAF
19 141 (7.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 724 (36.16%) Java
2 448 (22.38%) SQL
3 345 (17.23%) JavaScript
4 339 (16.93%) C#
5 137 (6.84%) Python
6 106 (5.29%) C++
7 103 (5.14%) PL/SQL
8 94 (4.70%) Shell Script
9 83 (4.15%) T-SQL
10 81 (4.05%) C
11 80 (4.00%) Perl
12 79 (3.95%) PHP
13 61 (3.05%) PowerShell
14 53 (2.65%) Ruby
15 43 (2.15%) ABAP
16 39 (1.95%) Bash Shell
17 32 (1.60%) Scala
18 26 (1.30%) VB
19 21 (1.05%) XPath
20 18 (0.90%) Jython
Qualifications
1 263 (13.14%) Degree
2 85 (4.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (3.60%) Security Cleared
4 38 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 25 (1.25%) ISEB
6 22 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
7 18 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 17 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (0.70%) MBA
10 12 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (0.60%) CISSP
11 11 (0.55%) CCA
12 10 (0.50%) CISM
13 9 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.30%) CREST Certified
14 6 (0.30%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
15 5 (0.25%) DBS Check
15 5 (0.25%) Master's Degree
15 5 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (5.14%) QA
2 64 (3.20%) SLA
3 41 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (1.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 22 (1.10%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
6 13 (0.65%) HL7
7 11 (0.55%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.50%) PMO
9 9 (0.45%) MiFID
10 7 (0.35%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.20%) Basel III
12 3 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.15%) EMIR
12 3 (0.15%) SEPA
13 2 (0.100%) COBIT
14 1 (0.050%) BS7666
14 1 (0.050%) COSO
14 1 (0.050%) SAS 70
14 1 (0.050%) TARGET2
System Software
1 101 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (4.25%) Active Directory
3 68 (3.40%) Hyper-V
4 47 (2.35%) Docker
5 43 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
6 25 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (0.80%) NFS
8 15 (0.75%) Xen
9 13 (0.65%) KVM
9 13 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.60%) SRDF
11 10 (0.50%) HDFS
12 9 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 9 (0.45%) vSphere
13 8 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 4 (0.20%) MetaFrame
15 4 (0.20%) Shibboleth
15 4 (0.20%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 87 (4.35%) Puppet
2 44 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (1.75%) Control-M
4 25 (1.25%) Tivoli
5 24 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 23 (1.15%) Ansible
7 18 (0.90%) Nagios
8 17 (0.85%) Opsview
8 17 (0.85%) SCCM
9 15 (0.75%) MOM
10 14 (0.70%) Data Guard
10 14 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Management
10 14 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
11 12 (0.60%) BladeLogic
11 12 (0.60%) Kubernetes
12 11 (0.55%) SCOM
13 10 (0.50%) CA Single Sign-On
14 9 (0.45%) Netcool
14 9 (0.45%) ZABBIX
15 6 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 702 (35.06%) Oracle
2 296 (14.79%) IBM
3 233 (11.64%) Microsoft
4 171 (8.54%) VMware
5 140 (6.99%) SAP
6 120 (5.99%) Google
7 112 (5.59%) TIBCO
8 100 (5.00%) Red Hat
9 85 (4.25%) ATG
10 55 (2.75%) Cisco
10 55 (2.75%) hybris
11 46 (2.30%) Demandware
11 46 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
11 46 (2.30%) Sybase
12 41 (2.05%) webMethods
13 38 (1.90%) Cognizant
13 38 (1.90%) EMC
13 38 (1.90%) Rackspace
14 37 (1.85%) MuleSoft
15 33 (1.65%) PeopleSoft
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Private Health
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £78,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £31,000 to £46,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £78,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £58000 - £68000 per annum + be - bonus, travel + more
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 21 hours ago
Aylesford, Kent
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £130,000 per annum plus great package
Posted: 51 minutes ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £85,000 and seductive package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Empiric
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 65,000 + car allowance (5k) + bonus (10-15%) + pension + healt
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + + flexible hours/remote working
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago