Middleware Jobs

Middleware
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Middleware skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Middleware over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 577 307 464
Rank change year-on-year -270 +157 -104
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 334 937 1,363
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 1.11% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 3.99% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 267 388 670
10th Percentile £40,000 £51,320 £41,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £56,219 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -4.00%
75th Percentile £90,625 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £89,088 £102,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +10.00%

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK

Middleware falls under the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 20,004 23,464 71,252
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 20.01% 27.82% 39.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14,661 16,637 30,340
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £37,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.45% +3.08% +13.04%
75th Percentile £80,000 £86,250 £83,125
90th Percentile £100,000 £106,250 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in the UK

Middleware
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Middleware.

Salary trend for Middleware in the UK

Middleware
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Middleware over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Middleware in the UK

Middleware
Top 14 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 6 months to 17 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England -254 282 £65,000 - 38
UK excluding London -256 216 £55,000 -8.33% 26
Work from Home -75 139 £65,000 +8.33% 30
London -48 101 £85,000 +30.77% 15
South East -48 79 £50,000 -25.93% 6
Scotland -61 39 £65,750 +5.54%
North of England -157 28 £60,000 +0.80% 4
West Midlands -45 25 £61,250 -5.77% 1
Midlands -94 25 £61,250 -5.77% 4
South West -84 24 £57,500 -0.43% 7
Yorkshire -44 19 £55,000 -8.71% 1
East of England -61 17 £70,000 +12.00% 2
North West -97 9 £63,750 +7.10% 2
Wales +15 4 £50,000 - 3

Middleware
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.69%) Confluence
2 8 (2.40%) WebLogic
2 8 (2.40%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.20%) MQSeries
4 4 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (0.90%) Apache
6 2 (0.60%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.60%) IIS
6 2 (0.60%) JCAPS
6 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.60%) WordPress
7 1 (0.30%) Liferay
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (8.98%) Simulink
2 9 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.40%) SAP ERP
2 6 (1.80%) SAP SD
3 5 (1.50%) Salesforce CRM
4 4 (1.20%) Maximo
5 3 (0.90%) Magento
6 2 (0.60%) Adaptiv
6 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.60%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.30%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.30%) IBM Planning Analytics
7 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.30%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 102 (30.54%) Azure
2 98 (29.34%) AWS
3 32 (9.58%) SaaS
4 30 (8.98%) IaaS
4 30 (8.98%) PaaS
5 19 (5.69%) GCP
6 15 (4.49%) OpenShift
7 12 (3.59%) Power Platform
8 11 (3.29%) Azure DevOps
9 7 (2.10%) Azure Data Factory
9 7 (2.10%) Microsoft 365
10 5 (1.50%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 5 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.50%) GitHub
10 5 (1.50%) Serverless
10 5 (1.50%) Snowflake
11 4 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (1.20%) Amazon EKS
11 4 (1.20%) Apigee
11 4 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.89%) Firewall
2 8 (2.40%) DHCP
2 8 (2.40%) DNS
2 8 (2.40%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.10%) Wireless
4 5 (1.50%) Internet
4 5 (1.50%) Modbus
4 5 (1.50%) MQTT
4 5 (1.50%) Network Security
4 5 (1.50%) VPN
5 4 (1.20%) HTTP
6 3 (0.90%) tcpdump
6 3 (0.90%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.60%) 5G
7 2 (0.60%) FTP
7 2 (0.60%) LAN
7 2 (0.60%) LTE
8 1 (0.30%) SAN
8 1 (0.30%) WAN
8 1 (0.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (21.26%) NoSQL
2 24 (7.19%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.69%) Power BI
5 7 (2.10%) MySQL
5 7 (2.10%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.50%) CockroachDB
6 5 (1.50%) Data Lake
6 5 (1.50%) DB2
6 5 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.50%) Redis
7 4 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.90%) Amazon Aurora
8 3 (0.90%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.90%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 45 (13.47%) Git
2 31 (9.28%) Vagrant
3 18 (5.39%) Jenkins
4 14 (4.19%) JIRA
5 6 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (1.50%) Jaeger
6 5 (1.50%) Maven
6 5 (1.50%) MSI
6 5 (1.50%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.90%) Subversion
8 2 (0.60%) Ant
8 2 (0.60%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.60%) JUnit
9 1 (0.30%) GitLab
9 1 (0.30%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.30%) Gradle
9 1 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
General
1 99 (29.64%) Finance
2 98 (29.34%) Social Skills
3 41 (12.28%) Banking
4 38 (11.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 34 (10.18%) Law
6 32 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (8.08%) Legal
8 18 (5.39%) Retail Banking
9 14 (4.19%) Financial Institution
10 11 (3.29%) Documentation Skills
11 8 (2.40%) Automotive
11 8 (2.40%) Electronics
12 7 (2.10%) Marketing
13 6 (1.80%) Influencing Skills
14 5 (1.50%) Military
14 5 (1.50%) Retail
15 4 (1.20%) Back Office
15 4 (1.20%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.90%) Organisational Skills
16 3 (0.90%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (29.04%) Software Engineer
2 85 (25.45%) Architect
3 44 (13.17%) Developer
4 30 (8.98%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 26 (7.78%) Java Engineer
5 26 (7.78%) Java Software Engineer
6 25 (7.49%) Senior
7 24 (7.19%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (6.59%) Lead
9 20 (5.99%) Data Architect
10 16 (4.79%) Analyst
10 16 (4.79%) Middleware Architect
11 15 (4.49%) Salesforce Architect
11 15 (4.49%) Salesforce Solution Architect
12 13 (3.89%) Cloud Architect
12 13 (3.89%) Technical Leader
13 12 (3.59%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (3.59%) Technical Architect
14 11 (3.29%) Data Manager
15 10 (2.99%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.48%) HTML
2 32 (9.58%) React
3 30 (8.98%) Node.js
4 28 (8.38%) AngularJS
4 28 (8.38%) HTML5
5 26 (7.78%) .NET
5 26 (7.78%) Drools
5 26 (7.78%) jBPM
5 26 (7.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 22 (6.59%) Kafka
7 12 (3.59%) Web Services
8 11 (3.29%) JSON
8 11 (3.29%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (2.99%) SOAP
9 10 (2.99%) XML
10 9 (2.69%) CSS
10 9 (2.69%) EDI
11 8 (2.40%) REST
11 8 (2.40%) Spring Boot
12 5 (1.50%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.58%) Onboarding
2 29 (8.68%) Algorithms
3 27 (8.08%) Management Information System
3 27 (8.08%) Public Cloud
4 21 (6.29%) Cyber Threat
5 20 (5.99%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.29%) Product Ownership
6 11 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.99%) Data Centre
8 9 (2.69%) Cloud Native
9 8 (2.40%) Cyberattack
9 8 (2.40%) Data Fabric
9 8 (2.40%) Replication
10 7 (2.10%) Distributed Systems
10 7 (2.10%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.80%) CMDB
11 6 (1.80%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.80%) IoT
12 5 (1.50%) Clustering
12 5 (1.50%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 121 (36.23%) Linux
2 56 (16.77%) Ubuntu
3 43 (12.87%) CentOS
4 35 (10.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (10.48%) Windows
5 33 (9.88%) Android
6 18 (5.39%) Solaris
6 18 (5.39%) Unix
7 8 (2.40%) zOS
8 6 (1.80%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.50%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (37.13%) Software Engineering
2 115 (34.43%) Agile
3 82 (24.55%) Computer Science
4 73 (21.86%) Microservices
5 64 (19.16%) Artificial Intelligence
6 60 (17.96%) Machine Learning
7 54 (16.17%) CI/CD
8 51 (15.27%) DevOps
9 50 (14.97%) Scrum
10 46 (13.77%) DevSecOps
10 46 (13.77%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 43 (12.87%) Configuration Management
11 43 (12.87%) Kanban
12 41 (12.28%) SDLC
13 38 (11.38%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (11.08%) Project Delivery
15 35 (10.48%) Collaborative Working
16 34 (10.18%) Test Automation
17 32 (9.58%) Infrastructure as Code
17 32 (9.58%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (34.73%) Java
1 116 (34.73%) SQL
2 97 (29.04%) Python
3 63 (18.86%) Kotlin
4 52 (15.57%) JavaScript
5 38 (11.38%) C++
6 17 (5.09%) C#
7 13 (3.89%) C
8 11 (3.29%) Ada
9 10 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.40%) Bash
11 7 (2.10%) PHP
11 7 (2.10%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.20%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.20%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.90%) Go
13 3 (0.90%) Perl
13 3 (0.90%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.90%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.60%) Rust
Qualifications
1 82 (24.55%) Degree
2 78 (23.35%) Security Cleared
3 60 (17.96%) SC Cleared
4 46 (13.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (7.49%) TOGAF Certification
6 16 (4.79%) Azure Certification
7 9 (2.69%) AWS Certification
7 9 (2.69%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
7 9 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (2.10%) Master's Degree
9 5 (1.50%) CISSP
10 3 (0.90%) Linux+ Certification
10 3 (0.90%) RHCE
11 2 (0.60%) MCP
12 1 (0.30%) MCSA
12 1 (0.30%) OCP
12 1 (0.30%) PhD
12 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.40%) QA
2 7 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.50%) Accessibility
4 4 (1.20%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.90%) GDPR
6 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.59%) Docker
2 7 (2.10%) Firmware
2 7 (2.10%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.90%) Embedded Firmware
5 3 (0.90%) KVM
5 3 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.30%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 41 (12.28%) Ansible
2 36 (10.78%) Terraform
3 35 (10.48%) Kubernetes
4 11 (3.29%) Grafana
5 8 (2.40%) Prometheus
6 5 (1.50%) Kiali
6 5 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (1.50%) SCOM
7 4 (1.20%) Progress Chef
7 4 (1.20%) Puppet
8 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 3 (0.90%) MOM
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.60%) Control-M
10 1 (0.30%) Nagios
10 1 (0.30%) nmon
10 1 (0.30%) Podman
10 1 (0.30%) SCCM
10 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 36 (10.78%) Oracle
2 30 (8.98%) Salesforce
2 30 (8.98%) Xilinx
3 29 (8.68%) Microsoft
4 25 (7.49%) Red Hat
5 20 (5.99%) ServiceNow
6 15 (4.49%) IBM
7 10 (2.99%) SAP
8 9 (2.69%) Google
9 8 (2.40%) Splunk
10 7 (2.10%) MuleSoft
11 6 (1.80%) SolarWinds
11 6 (1.80%) VMware
12 5 (1.50%) AppDynamics
12 5 (1.50%) Databricks
12 5 (1.50%) Sage
12 5 (1.50%) Workday
13 3 (0.90%) SaltStack
14 2 (0.60%) Adobe
14 2 (0.60%) Dell