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

Middleware
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 266 258 229
Rank change year-on-year -8 -29  
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1024 1372 1564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.20% 1.32% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.99% 3.44% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 708 956 1164
Median salary £57,750 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -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 34276 39857 40737
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.22% 38.33% 37.70%
Number of salaries quoted 29253 34347 34594
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
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 28 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 28 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 -5 937 £60,000 +9.09% 108
London -23 425 £72,500 +20.83% 43
South East -33 178 £55,000 +4.76% 15
East of England +5 86 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Berkshire +15 84 £57,500 - 8
City of London +15 71 £72,500 +38.09% 11
Hertfordshire +29 69 £60,000 +20.00% 2
North West -13 62 £52,500 +5.00% 11
West Midlands +50 55 £47,500 -5.00% 8
South West +3 48 £45,269 -4.30% 4
Yorkshire +35 45 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Manchester -18 42 £60,000 +20.00% 7
Hampshire +12 40 £52,500 +13.51% 6
Scotland +6 36 £57,500 +2.67% 6
Wales +31 32 £45,269 +11.77%
West Yorkshire +41 28 £65,000 +13.04% 4
South Wales +38 28 £45,269 +17.58%
Hatfield +37 25 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Glasgow +12 25 £65,000 +44.44% 3
Reading +40 24 £80,000 +100.00% 1
Leeds +36 23 £65,000 +26.82% 4
Wiltshire +17 23 £50,990 +7.79% 3
Surrey +9 20 £55,000 -4.34%
Warwickshire +43 19 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Swindon +7 18 £50,990 +7.79% 3
East Midlands +2 18 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Birmingham +15 17 £51,750 -26.07% 4
North Yorkshire -1 15 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Watford +1 14 £65,000 +4.83%
Maidenhead -4 14 £58,750 -16.07% 4

Middleware
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 827 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 816 (36.11%) Oracle
3 790 (34.96%) Java
4 691 (30.58%) Linux
5 682 (30.18%) Finance
6 540 (23.89%) SOA
7 468 (20.71%) SQL
8 436 (19.29%) JavaScript
9 432 (19.12%) Web Services
10 425 (18.81%) HTML
11 422 (18.67%) Windows
12 391 (17.30%) C#
13 367 (16.24%) Unix
13 367 (16.24%) XML
14 342 (15.13%) .NET
14 342 (15.13%) DevOps
15 337 (14.91%) WebSphere
16 331 (14.65%) IBM
17 330 (14.60%) SQL Server
18 307 (13.58%) Degree
19 305 (13.50%) CSS
20 297 (13.14%) Scrum
21 294 (13.01%) WebLogic
22 290 (12.83%) SOAP
23 287 (12.70%) Microsoft
23 287 (12.70%) Software Engineering
24 285 (12.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
25 280 (12.39%) Spring
26 260 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
27 256 (11.33%) VMware

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
1 337 (14.91%) WebSphere
2 294 (13.01%) WebLogic
3 285 (12.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 251 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 247 (10.93%) Apache
6 205 (9.07%) JBoss
7 190 (8.41%) IIS
8 127 (5.62%) Oracle Service Bus
9 78 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
10 74 (3.27%) Apache Spark
11 68 (3.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 59 (2.61%) CMS
13 55 (2.43%) WebSphere Application Server
14 54 (2.39%) SharePoint
15 52 (2.30%) Apache Pig
16 50 (2.21%) Confluence
17 45 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
18 43 (1.90%) Oracle Coherence
19 38 (1.68%) DataSynapse
20 34 (1.50%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 121 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 22 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (0.58%) 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 80 (3.54%) Oracle EBS
2 60 (2.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 40 (1.77%) RMDS
4 26 (1.15%) SAP CRM
5 24 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
5 24 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
6 23 (1.02%) Oracle Retail
7 22 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
7 22 (0.97%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 21 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
9 18 (0.80%) Oracle 11i
10 15 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
11 13 (0.58%) SAP ERP
12 12 (0.53%) SAP FI
12 12 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 11 (0.49%) SAP CO
13 11 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
14 10 (0.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
14 10 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
14 10 (0.44%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 213 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (7.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (5.13%) SaaS
4 86 (3.81%) PaaS
5 69 (3.05%) IaaS
6 64 (2.83%) Office 365
7 33 (1.46%) Google Analytics
8 32 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 26 (1.15%) GitHub
10 21 (0.93%) Boomi
11 17 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.27%) FinancialForce.com
13 6 (0.27%) G Suite
14 5 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
15 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (0.18%) Force.com
16 3 (0.13%) OpenShift
16 3 (0.13%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 182 (8.05%) HTTP
2 133 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 124 (5.49%) Firewall
4 96 (4.25%) Internet
4 96 (4.25%) SAN
4 96 (4.25%) WAN
5 93 (4.12%) LAN
6 62 (2.74%) NAS
7 61 (2.70%) SSL
8 56 (2.48%) DNS
9 44 (1.95%) Fibre Channel
10 41 (1.81%) FCoE
10 41 (1.81%) iSCSI
10 41 (1.81%) Multicast
11 40 (1.77%) LDAP
12 34 (1.50%) FTP
13 25 (1.11%) DHCP
13 25 (1.11%) DVB
14 23 (1.02%) Network Security
14 23 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (14.60%) SQL Server
2 224 (9.91%) Relational Database
3 150 (6.64%) Oracle Database
4 139 (6.15%) RDBMS
5 123 (5.44%) MySQL
6 122 (5.40%) Hadoop
7 109 (4.82%) Big Data
8 107 (4.73%) MongoDB
9 93 (4.12%) NoSQL
10 84 (3.72%) Oracle Database 11g
11 80 (3.54%) Oracle Database 12c
12 55 (2.43%) Apache Hive
12 55 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
13 52 (2.30%) DB2
14 46 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 44 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
16 37 (1.64%) Oracle ODI
17 36 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
18 35 (1.55%) HBase
18 35 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 178 (7.88%) Jenkins
2 141 (6.24%) Git (software)
3 131 (5.80%) JIRA
4 129 (5.71%) Subversion
5 106 (4.69%) Maven
6 65 (2.88%) Visual Studio
7 53 (2.35%) Selenium
7 53 (2.35%) TeamCity
8 50 (2.21%) Eclipse
9 44 (1.95%) MSTest
10 41 (1.81%) NUnit
11 36 (1.59%) Jasmine
12 35 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 33 (1.46%) Ant
14 31 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 28 (1.24%) JUnit
16 24 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
17 19 (0.84%) Gradle
17 19 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
18 18 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 682 (30.18%) Finance
2 225 (9.96%) Banking
3 161 (7.12%) Retail
4 101 (4.47%) Investment Banking
5 88 (3.89%) Marketing
6 82 (3.63%) Advertising
7 80 (3.54%) Telecoms
8 64 (2.83%) Manufacturing
9 46 (2.04%) Front Office
10 43 (1.90%) Local Government
11 36 (1.59%) Military
12 31 (1.37%) Financial Institution
13 22 (0.97%) Electronics
14 20 (0.88%) Legal
15 16 (0.71%) Back Office
16 10 (0.44%) Billing
16 10 (0.44%) Multimedia
17 8 (0.35%) Automotive
18 7 (0.31%) Law
19 5 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 600 (26.55%) Developer
2 540 (23.89%) Architect
3 217 (9.60%) Java Developer
4 193 (8.54%) Consultant
5 183 (8.10%) Solutions Architect
6 157 (6.95%) Senior Developer
7 131 (5.80%) Software Engineer
8 128 (5.66%) Analyst
9 118 (5.22%) Infrastructure Architect
10 108 (4.78%) Middleware Engineer
11 101 (4.47%) Technical Architect
12 86 (3.81%) Cloud Architect
13 84 (3.72%) .NET Developer
13 84 (3.72%) C# Developer
14 81 (3.58%) Applications Support
15 67 (2.96%) Java Engineer
16 66 (2.92%) Integration Architect
17 63 (2.79%) Senior Consultant
18 62 (2.74%) Software Developer
19 57 (2.52%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 432 (19.12%) Web Services
2 425 (18.81%) HTML
3 367 (16.24%) XML
4 342 (15.13%) .NET
5 305 (13.50%) CSS
6 290 (12.83%) SOAP
7 280 (12.39%) Spring
8 215 (9.51%) HTML5
9 205 (9.07%) REST
10 199 (8.81%) ASP.NET
11 198 (8.76%) AngularJS
12 152 (6.73%) Hibernate
13 145 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web API
13 145 (6.42%) Oracle Fusion
14 143 (6.33%) J2EE
15 141 (6.24%) JMS
16 138 (6.11%) Apache Camel
17 135 (5.97%) jQuery
17 135 (5.97%) JSON
18 134 (5.93%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 169 (7.48%) Computer Science
2 161 (7.12%) Enterprise Software
3 137 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 130 (5.75%) Management Information System
5 112 (4.96%) Data Centre
6 98 (4.34%) User Experience
7 69 (3.05%) Mobile App
8 59 (2.61%) DataPower
8 59 (2.61%) Derivative
9 58 (2.57%) Mainframe
10 54 (2.39%) PKI
11 50 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 47 (2.08%) Algorithms
13 41 (1.81%) Fintech
14 40 (1.77%) Clustering
15 28 (1.24%) Data Structures
16 27 (1.19%) iPad
17 26 (1.15%) Fixed Income
18 25 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
19 24 (1.06%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 691 (30.58%) Linux
2 422 (18.67%) Windows
3 367 (16.24%) Unix
4 152 (6.73%) Solaris
5 126 (5.58%) Windows Server
6 112 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (1.90%) Android
8 42 (1.86%) AIX
9 33 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (0.71%) CentOS
12 15 (0.66%) Apple iOS
13 12 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
15 10 (0.44%) HPUX
16 9 (0.40%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
17 7 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
17 7 (0.31%) zOS
18 6 (0.27%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 827 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 540 (23.89%) SOA
3 342 (15.13%) DevOps
4 297 (13.14%) Scrum
5 287 (12.70%) Software Engineering
6 260 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
7 255 (11.28%) OO
8 231 (10.22%) ITIL
9 230 (10.18%) TDD
10 222 (9.82%) SDLC
11 221 (9.78%) MVC
12 216 (9.56%) Open Source
13 201 (8.89%) Migration
14 183 (8.10%) Performance Tuning
15 175 (7.74%) CRM
16 173 (7.65%) E-Commerce
17 164 (7.26%) TOGAF
18 159 (7.04%) Project Management
19 155 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
20 151 (6.68%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 790 (34.96%) Java
2 468 (20.71%) SQL
3 436 (19.29%) JavaScript
4 391 (17.30%) C#
5 177 (7.83%) Python
6 148 (6.55%) C++
7 138 (6.11%) Perl
8 122 (5.40%) C
9 92 (4.07%) Shell Script
10 89 (3.94%) PowerShell
11 83 (3.67%) PL/SQL
12 73 (3.23%) Ruby
13 60 (2.65%) T-SQL
14 58 (2.57%) PHP
15 52 (2.30%) Bash Shell
16 48 (2.12%) ABAP
17 43 (1.90%) Scala
18 28 (1.24%) XPath
19 27 (1.19%) Jython
20 23 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 307 (13.58%) Degree
2 84 (3.72%) Security Cleared
3 42 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 35 (1.55%) DV Cleared
5 22 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (0.71%) ISEB
8 15 (0.66%) CISSP
9 14 (0.62%) CISM
9 14 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (0.62%) MBA
10 12 (0.53%) MCSE
11 11 (0.49%) CCA
11 11 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (0.44%) CITP
13 9 (0.40%) EMC Certification
14 7 (0.31%) CISA
15 6 (0.27%) CCNA
15 6 (0.27%) CREST Certified
15 6 (0.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (4.65%) QA
2 73 (3.23%) SLA
3 48 (2.12%) PCI DSS
4 42 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (1.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 13 (0.58%) PMO
7 12 (0.53%) MiFID
8 10 (0.44%) 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%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.13%) EMIR
12 2 (0.088%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.088%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.088%) SEPA
13 1 (0.044%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.044%) SAS 70
13 1 (0.044%) TARGET2
System Software
1 187 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 130 (5.75%) Hyper-V
3 95 (4.20%) Oracle RAC
4 90 (3.98%) Active Directory
5 45 (1.99%) NFS
6 43 (1.90%) Xen
7 41 (1.81%) KVM
7 41 (1.81%) SRDF
8 29 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (0.80%) Docker
10 13 (0.58%) vSphere
11 10 (0.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 10 (0.44%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.27%) Samba
14 5 (0.22%) Job Entry Subsystem
14 5 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
15 4 (0.18%) Firmware
15 4 (0.18%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 127 (5.62%) Puppet
2 52 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 32 (1.42%) Tivoli
5 30 (1.33%) Control-M
6 28 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
7 26 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Management
8 25 (1.11%) Nagios
9 23 (1.02%) Data Guard
10 19 (0.84%) Red Hat Satellite
11 17 (0.75%) Ansible
11 17 (0.75%) MOM
11 17 (0.75%) Opsview
12 16 (0.71%) SELinux
13 14 (0.62%) SCOM
14 12 (0.53%) CA Single Sign-On
15 10 (0.44%) BladeLogic
15 10 (0.44%) SCCM
16 9 (0.40%) Netcool
16 9 (0.40%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 816 (36.11%) Oracle
2 331 (14.65%) IBM
3 287 (12.70%) Microsoft
4 256 (11.33%) VMware
5 154 (6.81%) Red Hat
6 141 (6.24%) SAP
7 136 (6.02%) TIBCO
8 96 (4.25%) Google
9 95 (4.20%) Cisco
10 78 (3.45%) Sybase
11 68 (3.01%) ATG
12 66 (2.92%) EMC
13 61 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
14 55 (2.43%) Intel
15 52 (2.30%) MuleSoft
16 48 (2.12%) NetApp
17 47 (2.08%) Solace
18 45 (1.99%) Sitecore
19 40 (1.77%) hybris
20 37 (1.64%) Rackspace
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum Incl Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Next
Salary: Completive salary and benefits package including relocation package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus, travel aboad
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £56,300 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits package, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
EdenChase Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Seven Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 14 hours ago