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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
UK
Rank 266 254 223
Rank change year-on-year -12 -31  
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1003 1367 1546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.32% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.99% 3.45% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 692 955 1145
Median salary £59,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.18% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  

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 33569 39639 40144
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.99% 38.34% 37.72%
Number of salaries quoted 28635 34132 34071
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -16 920 £60,000 +9.09% 109
London -16 415 £72,500 +20.83% 49
South East -33 177 £55,000 +4.76% 16
Berkshire +15 84 £57,500 - 8
East of England +6 84 £60,000 +20.00% 7
Hertfordshire +24 67 £60,000 +23.07% 2
City of London +20 67 £72,500 +38.09% 12
North West -15 61 £52,500 +5.00% 9
West Midlands +45 52 £47,500 -5.00% 6
South West -6 47 £45,269 -4.30% 4
Yorkshire +19 46 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Manchester -13 41 £62,500 +25.00% 6
Hampshire +25 38 £50,000 +8.10% 7
Scotland +9 33 £57,500 +2.67% 7
Wales +29 32 £45,269 +11.77%
West Yorkshire +41 29 £65,000 +13.04% 3
South Wales +37 28 £45,269 +17.58%
Reading +48 24 £80,000 +100.00% 1
Leeds +34 24 £65,000 +26.82% 3
Hatfield +38 23 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Wiltshire +15 22 £50,990 +7.79% 3
Glasgow +9 22 £65,000 +44.44% 4
Surrey -5 20 £55,000 -4.34%
Warwickshire +43 18 £42,500 -5.55% 2
East Midlands +1 18 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Swindon +9 17 £50,990 +7.79% 3
Birmingham +20 16 £52,500 -25.00% 2
Maidenhead +3 15 £58,750 -16.07% 4
North Yorkshire +1 15 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Slough +16 14 £65,000 +8.33% 1

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Middleware.

1 835 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
2 819 (36.08%) Oracle
3 791 (34.85%) Java
4 695 (30.62%) Linux
5 689 (30.35%) Finance
6 541 (23.83%) SOA
7 467 (20.57%) SQL
8 436 (19.21%) JavaScript
9 433 (19.07%) Web Services
10 429 (18.90%) HTML
11 428 (18.85%) Windows
12 389 (17.14%) C#
13 369 (16.26%) XML
14 363 (15.99%) Unix
15 342 (15.07%) .NET
16 341 (15.02%) DevOps
17 337 (14.85%) WebSphere
18 329 (14.49%) SQL Server
19 325 (14.32%) IBM
20 305 (13.44%) Scrum
21 304 (13.39%) CSS
21 304 (13.39%) Degree
22 296 (13.04%) WebLogic
23 288 (12.69%) SOAP
24 286 (12.60%) Software Engineering
25 285 (12.56%) Spring
25 285 (12.56%) Microsoft
26 283 (12.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
27 260 (11.45%) VMware
28 259 (11.41%) Continuous Integration

Middleware
Top Related 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
1 337 (14.85%) WebSphere
2 296 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 283 (12.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 253 (11.15%) Apache
5 251 (11.06%) Tomcat
6 206 (9.07%) JBoss
7 195 (8.59%) IIS
8 126 (5.55%) Oracle Service Bus
9 79 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
10 74 (3.26%) Apache Spark
11 69 (3.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 58 (2.56%) CMS
13 55 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
14 53 (2.33%) SharePoint
15 52 (2.29%) Apache Pig
16 51 (2.25%) Confluence
17 45 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
18 44 (1.94%) Oracle Coherence
19 38 (1.67%) DataSynapse
20 34 (1.50%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 120 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 22 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.53%) MS Office
5 5 (0.22%) MS Project
6 1 (0.044%) Gliffy
6 1 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 81 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
2 61 (2.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 40 (1.76%) RMDS
4 31 (1.37%) SAP CRM
5 25 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
6 24 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
7 23 (1.01%) Oracle Retail
8 22 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
8 22 (0.97%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 20 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
10 19 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
11 18 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 16 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
13 13 (0.57%) SAP ERP
13 13 (0.57%) SAP FI
14 11 (0.48%) SAP CO
14 11 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
15 10 (0.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
15 10 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
15 10 (0.44%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 215 (9.47%) Amazon AWS
2 174 (7.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (5.24%) SaaS
4 87 (3.83%) PaaS
5 69 (3.04%) IaaS
6 63 (2.78%) Office 365
7 33 (1.45%) Google Analytics
8 32 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 24 (1.06%) GitHub
10 21 (0.93%) Boomi
11 17 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.26%) FinancialForce.com
13 6 (0.26%) G Suite
14 5 (0.22%) Force.com
15 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
16 3 (0.13%) Oracle CX
17 2 (0.088%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 180 (7.93%) HTTP
2 133 (5.86%) TCP/IP
3 125 (5.51%) Firewall
4 102 (4.49%) Internet
4 102 (4.49%) SAN
5 98 (4.32%) WAN
6 95 (4.19%) LAN
7 65 (2.86%) NAS
8 60 (2.64%) SSL
9 54 (2.38%) DNS
10 45 (1.98%) Fibre Channel
11 42 (1.85%) FCoE
11 42 (1.85%) iSCSI
11 42 (1.85%) LDAP
11 42 (1.85%) Multicast
12 34 (1.50%) FTP
13 25 (1.10%) DHCP
13 25 (1.10%) DVB
14 23 (1.01%) Network Security
14 23 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 229 (10.09%) Relational Database
3 153 (6.74%) Oracle Database
4 144 (6.34%) RDBMS
5 126 (5.55%) MySQL
6 123 (5.42%) Hadoop
7 111 (4.89%) Big Data
8 109 (4.80%) MongoDB
9 96 (4.23%) NoSQL
10 84 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
11 79 (3.48%) Oracle Database 12c
12 57 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
13 55 (2.42%) Apache Hive
14 53 (2.33%) DB2
15 44 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
15 44 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 39 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
17 37 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
18 36 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
19 35 (1.54%) HBase
Development Applications
1 177 (7.80%) Jenkins
2 138 (6.08%) Git (software)
3 130 (5.73%) JIRA
4 126 (5.55%) Subversion
5 106 (4.67%) Maven
6 64 (2.82%) Visual Studio
7 52 (2.29%) Selenium
7 52 (2.29%) TeamCity
8 50 (2.20%) Eclipse
9 43 (1.89%) MSTest
10 40 (1.76%) NUnit
11 35 (1.54%) Jasmine
12 34 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 33 (1.45%) Ant
14 30 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 27 (1.19%) JUnit
16 25 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
17 20 (0.88%) Gradle
18 18 (0.79%) FishEye
18 18 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
General
1 689 (30.35%) Finance
2 223 (9.82%) Banking
3 164 (7.22%) Retail
4 97 (4.27%) Investment Banking
5 89 (3.92%) Marketing
6 83 (3.66%) Telecoms
7 79 (3.48%) Advertising
8 67 (2.95%) Manufacturing
9 46 (2.03%) Front Office
10 44 (1.94%) Local Government
11 36 (1.59%) Military
12 31 (1.37%) Financial Institution
13 23 (1.01%) Electronics
14 19 (0.84%) Legal
15 15 (0.66%) Back Office
16 12 (0.53%) Billing
17 10 (0.44%) Multimedia
18 8 (0.35%) Automotive
19 7 (0.31%) Law
20 5 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 600 (26.43%) Developer
2 548 (24.14%) Architect
3 220 (9.69%) Java Developer
4 187 (8.24%) Consultant
5 182 (8.02%) Solutions Architect
6 157 (6.92%) Senior Developer
7 132 (5.81%) Software Engineer
8 127 (5.59%) Analyst
9 122 (5.37%) Infrastructure Architect
10 108 (4.76%) Middleware Engineer
11 102 (4.49%) Technical Architect
12 87 (3.83%) Cloud Architect
13 84 (3.70%) Applications Support
13 84 (3.70%) C# Developer
14 83 (3.66%) .NET Developer
15 67 (2.95%) Java Engineer
16 66 (2.91%) Integration Architect
17 63 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
18 59 (2.60%) Software Developer
19 57 (2.51%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 433 (19.07%) Web Services
2 429 (18.90%) HTML
3 369 (16.26%) XML
4 342 (15.07%) .NET
5 304 (13.39%) CSS
6 288 (12.69%) SOAP
7 285 (12.56%) Spring
8 219 (9.65%) HTML5
9 206 (9.07%) REST
10 198 (8.72%) AngularJS
11 197 (8.68%) ASP.NET
12 156 (6.87%) Hibernate
13 143 (6.30%) ASP.NET Web API
13 143 (6.30%) J2EE
13 143 (6.30%) Oracle Fusion
14 141 (6.21%) Apache Camel
15 140 (6.17%) Java EE
16 138 (6.08%) JMS
17 135 (5.95%) jQuery
18 133 (5.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 170 (7.49%) Computer Science
2 166 (7.31%) Enterprise Software
3 137 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 129 (5.68%) Management Information System
5 115 (5.07%) Data Centre
6 98 (4.32%) User Experience
7 69 (3.04%) Mobile App
8 59 (2.60%) Derivative
9 58 (2.56%) DataPower
9 58 (2.56%) Mainframe
10 55 (2.42%) PKI
11 51 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 48 (2.11%) Algorithms
13 40 (1.76%) Clustering
14 39 (1.72%) Fintech
15 28 (1.23%) Data Structures
16 27 (1.19%) iPad
17 26 (1.15%) Fixed Income
18 25 (1.10%) Public Cloud
19 24 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 695 (30.62%) Linux
2 428 (18.85%) Windows
3 363 (15.99%) Unix
4 153 (6.74%) Solaris
5 127 (5.59%) Windows Server
6 114 (5.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (1.89%) Android
8 42 (1.85%) AIX
9 33 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (0.70%) CentOS
12 15 (0.66%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.48%) HPUX
13 11 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
13 11 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (0.40%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
15 7 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.31%) zOS
16 6 (0.26%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 835 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
2 541 (23.83%) SOA
3 341 (15.02%) DevOps
4 305 (13.44%) Scrum
5 286 (12.60%) Software Engineering
6 259 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
7 256 (11.28%) OO
8 234 (10.31%) TDD
9 231 (10.18%) ITIL
10 224 (9.87%) SDLC
11 222 (9.78%) Open Source
12 219 (9.65%) MVC
13 207 (9.12%) Migration
14 182 (8.02%) Performance Tuning
15 180 (7.93%) CRM
16 172 (7.58%) E-Commerce
17 168 (7.40%) TOGAF
18 159 (7.00%) Project Management
19 153 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
20 152 (6.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 791 (34.85%) Java
2 467 (20.57%) SQL
3 436 (19.21%) JavaScript
4 389 (17.14%) C#
5 178 (7.84%) Python
6 149 (6.56%) C++
7 140 (6.17%) Perl
8 124 (5.46%) C
9 92 (4.05%) PowerShell
10 91 (4.01%) Shell Script
11 83 (3.66%) PL/SQL
12 74 (3.26%) Ruby
13 59 (2.60%) T-SQL
14 58 (2.56%) PHP
15 54 (2.38%) Bash Shell
16 53 (2.33%) ABAP
17 43 (1.89%) Scala
18 28 (1.23%) XPath
19 26 (1.15%) Jython
20 22 (0.97%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 304 (13.39%) Degree
2 84 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 41 (1.81%) SC Cleared
4 35 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 22 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (0.75%) ISEB
8 15 (0.66%) CISSP
9 14 (0.62%) CISM
9 14 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (0.62%) MBA
10 13 (0.57%) MCSE
11 11 (0.48%) CCA
11 11 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (0.44%) CITP
12 10 (0.44%) EMC Certification
13 7 (0.31%) CISA
14 6 (0.26%) CCNA
14 6 (0.26%) CREST Certified
14 6 (0.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (4.63%) QA
2 70 (3.08%) SLA
3 47 (2.07%) PCI DSS
4 42 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (1.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 13 (0.57%) PMO
7 12 (0.53%) MiFID
8 9 (0.40%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.18%) Basel III
10 4 (0.18%) COBIT
10 4 (0.18%) HL7
11 3 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.13%) EMIR
12 2 (0.088%) SEPA
13 1 (0.044%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.044%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.044%) SAS 70
13 1 (0.044%) TARGET2
System Software
1 190 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 132 (5.81%) Hyper-V
3 99 (4.36%) Oracle RAC
4 89 (3.92%) Active Directory
5 46 (2.03%) NFS
6 44 (1.94%) Xen
7 42 (1.85%) KVM
7 42 (1.85%) SRDF
8 27 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (0.75%) Docker
10 13 (0.57%) vSphere
11 10 (0.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 10 (0.44%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.26%) Samba
14 5 (0.22%) Job Entry Subsystem
14 5 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
15 4 (0.18%) Firmware
15 4 (0.18%) MetaFrame
15 4 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 126 (5.55%) Puppet
2 53 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 32 (1.41%) Tivoli
5 30 (1.32%) Control-M
6 29 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 25 (1.10%) Nagios
7 25 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Management
8 24 (1.06%) Data Guard
9 18 (0.79%) Red Hat Satellite
10 17 (0.75%) MOM
10 17 (0.75%) Opsview
11 15 (0.66%) Ansible
11 15 (0.66%) SELinux
12 14 (0.62%) SCOM
13 12 (0.53%) CA Single Sign-On
14 10 (0.44%) AirWatch
14 10 (0.44%) BladeLogic
14 10 (0.44%) SCCM
15 9 (0.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 819 (36.08%) Oracle
2 325 (14.32%) IBM
3 285 (12.56%) Microsoft
4 260 (11.45%) VMware
5 157 (6.92%) Red Hat
6 147 (6.48%) SAP
7 134 (5.90%) TIBCO
8 97 (4.27%) Cisco
9 96 (4.23%) Google
10 78 (3.44%) Sybase
11 67 (2.95%) ATG
11 67 (2.95%) EMC
12 63 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
13 56 (2.47%) Intel
14 50 (2.20%) MuleSoft
15 49 (2.16%) NetApp
16 47 (2.07%) Solace
17 44 (1.94%) Sitecore
18 40 (1.76%) hybris
19 37 (1.63%) Rackspace
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
EdenChase Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits package, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Seven Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Marks Sattin
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Perm or contract - competitive salary + benefits OR day rate contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £36,880 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 85,000 + car allowance (5.9k) + bonus (10-15%) + pension + hea
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus included
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago