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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 283 272 223
Rank change year-on-year -11 -49  
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1001 1199 1690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 1.22% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.75% 3.13% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 726 893 1322
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
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 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 36421 38335 41712
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.85% 38.93% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30573 33333 35674
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 27 June 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 27 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
England -14 957 £60,000 - 142
London -4 492 £70,000 +3.70% 64
South East -45 137 £52,500 -4.54% 17
East of England -28 89 £57,500 +2.67% 17
West Midlands +50 82 £45,000 -14.28% 8
Berkshire -16 57 £55,000 -4.34% 6
Hertfordshire -17 56 £60,000 +7.14% 4
North West -43 55 £47,500 +5.55% 13
City of London +13 49 £55,000 -22.80% 9
South West +5 46 £55,000 +15.78% 5
Yorkshire +6 40 £50,000 +2.56% 12
Hampshire -2 29 £53,750 -2.27% 4
Warwickshire +30 28 £35,000 -31.70% 2
Cheshire -5 28 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Hatfield +4 25 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Knutsford -15 20 £52,500 -
Scotland -25 19 £45,000 - 9
Glasgow +2 18 £45,000 - 5
Bristol -17 18 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Birmingham +21 17 £45,000 -12.19% 2
South Yorkshire +11 17 £42,500 - 3
Essex +8 17 £50,000 -47.36% 9
Telford - 17 £71,500 - 2
Shropshire - 17 £71,500 - 2
Surrey +23 16 £44,750 -38.27%
Wiltshire +8 13 £47,500 +2.70% 1
West Sussex +13 12 £52,000 +11.82% 1
Coventry +1 12 £41,000 -28.69%
West Yorkshire -1 12 £65,000 +18.18% 5
Worthing -26 12 £52,000 +11.82% 1

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for Middleware.

1 767 (38.08%) Agile Software Development
2 763 (37.88%) Java
3 713 (35.40%) Oracle
4 617 (30.64%) Finance
5 510 (25.32%) Linux
6 474 (23.54%) SOA
7 453 (22.49%) SQL
8 404 (20.06%) Web Services
9 385 (19.12%) Unix
10 348 (17.28%) C#
11 337 (16.73%) JavaScript
12 319 (15.84%) HTML
13 317 (15.74%) Windows
14 312 (15.49%) XML
15 309 (15.34%) .NET
16 306 (15.19%) DevOps
17 302 (15.00%) SQL Server
18 295 (14.65%) OO
19 286 (14.20%) IBM
20 283 (14.05%) Software Engineering
21 272 (13.51%) Scrum
22 258 (12.81%) SOAP
22 258 (12.81%) Degree
23 257 (12.76%) WebSphere
24 250 (12.41%) CSS
25 248 (12.31%) Banking
26 247 (12.26%) REST
27 245 (12.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
28 239 (11.87%) Continuous Integration
29 237 (11.77%) MVC

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
1 257 (12.76%) WebSphere
2 245 (12.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 220 (10.92%) Tomcat
4 190 (9.43%) WebLogic
5 164 (8.14%) JBoss
6 129 (6.41%) Apache
7 120 (5.96%) Oracle Service Bus
8 96 (4.77%) IIS
9 82 (4.07%) CMS
10 54 (2.68%) SharePoint
11 53 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
12 47 (2.33%) Confluence
13 43 (2.14%) Apache Solr
14 38 (1.89%) Apache Spark
15 32 (1.59%) Mule
15 32 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
16 29 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
17 28 (1.39%) Documentum
18 26 (1.29%) MS Exchange
19 25 (1.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 16 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 91 (4.52%) Oracle EBS
2 43 (2.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 30 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
5 27 (1.34%) Markit EDM
6 25 (1.24%) Oracle Financials
7 24 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
7 24 (1.19%) Oracle Retail
8 22 (1.09%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 20 (0.99%) SAP CRM
10 18 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
11 17 (0.84%) SAP ERP
12 14 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
13 13 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
14 10 (0.50%) RMDS
15 9 (0.45%) Maximo
15 9 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
15 9 (0.45%) SAP CO
15 9 (0.45%) SAP FI
15 9 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 219 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 143 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (5.11%) SaaS
4 100 (4.97%) PaaS
5 76 (3.77%) IaaS
6 44 (2.18%) Office 365
7 42 (2.09%) Google Analytics
8 33 (1.64%) GitHub
9 32 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
10 29 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
11 18 (0.89%) OpenShift
12 15 (0.74%) Boomi
12 15 (0.74%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 10 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
14 9 (0.45%) SoftLayer
15 8 (0.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 8 (0.40%) Taleo
16 7 (0.35%) Bluemix
17 4 (0.20%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 124 (6.16%) HTTP
2 96 (4.77%) TCP/IP
3 89 (4.42%) Firewall
4 75 (3.72%) Internet
5 60 (2.98%) LAN
5 60 (2.98%) SAN
6 55 (2.73%) WAN
7 46 (2.28%) DNS
8 34 (1.69%) LDAP
9 29 (1.44%) NAS
10 25 (1.24%) DHCP
11 23 (1.14%) SSL
12 22 (1.09%) Wireless
13 20 (0.99%) DVB
14 18 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (0.84%) FTP
16 16 (0.79%) Bluetooth
16 16 (0.79%) Ethernet
16 16 (0.79%) Network Security
17 15 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 176 (8.74%) Oracle Database
3 120 (5.96%) Relational Database
4 104 (5.16%) MySQL
5 86 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 80 (3.97%) MongoDB
7 69 (3.43%) RDBMS
8 68 (3.38%) Oracle Reports
9 66 (3.28%) Oracle Database 12c
10 63 (3.13%) Big Data
11 60 (2.98%) Hadoop
12 52 (2.58%) Oracle ODI
13 51 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
14 49 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
15 43 (2.14%) NoSQL
15 43 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
16 40 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 39 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
18 37 (1.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 33 (1.64%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 152 (7.55%) Jenkins
2 147 (7.30%) JIRA
3 145 (7.20%) Maven
4 139 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 126 (6.26%) Subversion
6 96 (4.77%) Selenium
7 62 (3.08%) JUnit
8 55 (2.73%) Eclipse
9 53 (2.63%) Visual Studio
10 47 (2.33%) TeamCity
11 43 (2.14%) Jasmine
12 39 (1.94%) Ant
13 37 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
14 35 (1.74%) NUnit
15 33 (1.64%) MSTest
16 32 (1.59%) SoapUI
17 30 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 27 (1.34%) Mockito
19 24 (1.19%) LSMW
19 24 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 617 (30.64%) Finance
2 248 (12.31%) Banking
3 171 (8.49%) Retail
4 146 (7.25%) Investment Banking
5 90 (4.47%) Manufacturing
5 90 (4.47%) Marketing
6 73 (3.62%) Telecoms
7 60 (2.98%) Front Office
8 53 (2.63%) Advertising
9 47 (2.33%) Retail Banking
10 43 (2.14%) Electronics
11 36 (1.79%) Local Government
12 27 (1.34%) Publishing
13 22 (1.09%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.65%) Military
15 12 (0.60%) Automotive
16 11 (0.55%) Back Office
16 11 (0.55%) Legal
17 7 (0.35%) Games
18 6 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 638 (31.68%) Developer
2 448 (22.24%) Architect
3 207 (10.28%) Java Developer
4 205 (10.18%) Senior Developer
5 166 (8.24%) Consultant
6 139 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 138 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
8 109 (5.41%) Analyst
9 88 (4.37%) .NET Developer
10 81 (4.02%) Technical Architect
11 77 (3.82%) Cloud Architect
12 72 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
13 71 (3.53%) Java Engineer
14 69 (3.43%) Software Developer
15 64 (3.18%) Middleware Engineer
16 63 (3.13%) C# Developer
17 61 (3.03%) Oracle Consultant
18 60 (2.98%) Infrastructure Architect
19 56 (2.78%) Integration Architect
20 55 (2.73%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (20.06%) Web Services
2 319 (15.84%) HTML
3 312 (15.49%) XML
4 309 (15.34%) .NET
5 258 (12.81%) SOAP
6 250 (12.41%) CSS
7 247 (12.26%) REST
8 230 (11.42%) Spring
9 199 (9.88%) AngularJS
10 184 (9.14%) HTML5
11 174 (8.64%) ASP.NET
12 168 (8.34%) Oracle Fusion
13 150 (7.45%) J2EE
13 150 (7.45%) JSON
14 129 (6.41%) RESTful
15 127 (6.31%) jQuery
16 122 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
16 122 (6.06%) JMS
17 119 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC
18 107 (5.31%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 174 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 160 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 122 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 119 (5.91%) Management Information System
5 107 (5.31%) User Experience
6 90 (4.47%) Data Centre
7 64 (3.18%) Mainframe
8 63 (3.13%) Derivative
9 61 (3.03%) Fintech
10 50 (2.48%) Mobile App
11 46 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
12 40 (1.99%) DataPower
12 40 (1.99%) PKI
13 34 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 33 (1.64%) Algorithms
15 31 (1.54%) Virtual Team
16 28 (1.39%) Clustering
17 26 (1.29%) Fixed Income
18 23 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
19 22 (1.09%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 510 (25.32%) Linux
2 385 (19.12%) Unix
3 317 (15.74%) Windows
4 123 (6.11%) Solaris
5 97 (4.82%) Windows Server
6 53 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (2.04%) AIX
8 38 (1.89%) Android
9 34 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
10 19 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 13 (0.65%) CentOS
12 13 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.45%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
14 7 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.30%) Nucleus RTOS
15 6 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 767 (38.08%) Agile Software Development
2 474 (23.54%) SOA
3 306 (15.19%) DevOps
4 295 (14.65%) OO
5 283 (14.05%) Software Engineering
6 272 (13.51%) Scrum
7 239 (11.87%) Continuous Integration
8 237 (11.77%) MVC
9 224 (11.12%) TDD
10 209 (10.38%) ITIL
11 194 (9.63%) Test Automation
12 190 (9.43%) Open Source
12 190 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 167 (8.29%) CRM
14 166 (8.24%) Migration
15 165 (8.19%) Unit Testing
16 156 (7.75%) E-Commerce
16 156 (7.75%) SDLC
17 152 (7.55%) ERP
18 147 (7.30%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 763 (37.88%) Java
2 453 (22.49%) SQL
3 348 (17.28%) C#
4 337 (16.73%) JavaScript
5 162 (8.04%) Python
6 128 (6.36%) PL/SQL
7 120 (5.96%) Shell Script
8 106 (5.26%) C++
9 96 (4.77%) Perl
10 93 (4.62%) T-SQL
11 87 (4.32%) PHP
12 73 (3.62%) C
13 51 (2.53%) Ruby
14 49 (2.43%) PowerShell
15 46 (2.28%) Bash Shell
16 40 (1.99%) ABAP
17 33 (1.64%) Scala
18 26 (1.29%) VB
19 25 (1.24%) ECMAScript
19 25 (1.24%) ES6
Qualifications
1 258 (12.81%) Degree
2 91 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 81 (4.02%) Security Cleared
4 43 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 25 (1.24%) ISEB
6 19 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
8 13 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.60%) DV Cleared
10 11 (0.55%) CISSP
11 9 (0.45%) CCA
11 9 (0.45%) CISM
11 9 (0.45%) MBA
12 8 (0.40%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.40%) MCSD
13 7 (0.35%) MCAD
13 7 (0.35%) PhD
13 7 (0.35%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.35%) PMP
13 7 (0.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (5.16%) QA
2 75 (3.72%) SLA
3 41 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (1.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 25 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 18 (0.89%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.70%) HL7
8 11 (0.55%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.55%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.50%) PMO
10 9 (0.45%) MiFID
11 7 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.20%) Basel III
13 3 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.15%) EMIR
13 3 (0.15%) SEPA
14 1 (0.050%) MISRA
14 1 (0.050%) MISRA C
14 1 (0.050%) SAS 70
14 1 (0.050%) TARGET2
System Software
1 87 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 62 (3.08%) Docker
4 50 (2.48%) Hyper-V
5 30 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
6 24 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (0.74%) vSphere
8 12 (0.60%) NFS
8 12 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 10 (0.50%) HDFS
11 9 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 9 (0.45%) Xen
12 8 (0.40%) KVM
13 7 (0.35%) SRDF
14 5 (0.25%) Shibboleth
14 5 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 4 (0.20%) Firmware
15 4 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 101 (5.01%) Puppet
2 51 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (2.23%) Control-M
4 29 (1.44%) Tivoli
5 26 (1.29%) Ansible
6 24 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 22 (1.09%) Opsview
8 18 (0.89%) SCCM
9 17 (0.84%) Nagios
10 16 (0.79%) Kubernetes
11 15 (0.74%) ZABBIX
12 14 (0.70%) MOM
13 13 (0.65%) BladeLogic
13 13 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
14 11 (0.55%) Data Guard
14 11 (0.55%) SCOM
15 9 (0.45%) Netcool
16 8 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
17 7 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
17 7 (0.35%) Kibana
Vendors
1 713 (35.40%) Oracle
2 286 (14.20%) IBM
3 230 (11.42%) Microsoft
4 148 (7.35%) VMware
5 133 (6.60%) SAP
6 115 (5.71%) TIBCO
7 106 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 100 (4.97%) Google
9 78 (3.87%) ATG
10 53 (2.63%) Cisco
11 50 (2.48%) hybris
12 44 (2.18%) Cognizant
12 44 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
13 41 (2.04%) Demandware
14 40 (1.99%) EMC
15 39 (1.94%) Sybase
16 38 (1.89%) MuleSoft
17 36 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
18 35 (1.74%) Sun
18 35 (1.74%) webMethods
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + be - equity, flexitime
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £78000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary - please contact for details
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Leidos
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Empiric
Salary: From £70,000 to £78,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 + package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago