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

Middleware
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 54 63
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 16 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.86% 1.45% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.12% 5.33% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 1
Median salary £70,000 £62,000 £92,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% -32.97%  
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 advertised in Watford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 197 150 214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 35.24% 27.12% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 167 111 167
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

Middleware
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Middleware in Watford

Middleware
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Watford over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Middleware in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 22 (75.86%) IBM
2 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (31.03%) WebLogic
3 9 (31.03%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) Linux
4 8 (27.59%) ITIL
4 8 (27.59%) SOA
4 8 (27.59%) Finance
4 8 (27.59%) Scrum
5 7 (24.14%) WebSphere
5 7 (24.14%) SOAP
6 6 (20.69%) Windows
6 6 (20.69%) J2EE
6 6 (20.69%) IBM Integration Bus
6 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (20.69%) Open Source
6 6 (20.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
7 5 (17.24%) Fintech
7 5 (17.24%) DataPower
7 5 (17.24%) REST
7 5 (17.24%) High Availability
7 5 (17.24%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (17.24%) Maven
7 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (17.24%) AIX
7 5 (17.24%) Solaris
7 5 (17.24%) OO

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 9 (31.03%) WebLogic
2 7 (24.14%) WebSphere
3 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
4 4 (13.79%) Apache
5 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (10.34%) JBoss
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (3.45%) Confluence
7 1 (3.45%) Liferay
7 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.34%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
1 4 (13.79%) LAN
1 4 (13.79%) Network Security
1 4 (13.79%) VPN
1 4 (13.79%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
1 5 (17.24%) Maven
1 5 (17.24%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
3 3 (10.34%) Ant
3 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.45%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.45%) FishEye
4 1 (3.45%) Gradle
4 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Architect
2 8 (27.59%) Middleware Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) AWS Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Azure Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Integration Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Principal Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Principal Java Developer
7 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) SOAP
2 6 (20.69%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (20.69%) J2EE
3 5 (17.24%) REST
3 5 (17.24%) Web Services
3 5 (17.24%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (17.24%) XML
4 4 (13.79%) Apache Camel
4 4 (13.79%) Java EE
4 4 (13.79%) JSP
4 4 (13.79%) JSTL
4 4 (13.79%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (13.79%) Servlets
4 4 (13.79%) Spring
5 3 (10.34%) DOM
5 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
5 3 (10.34%) Java SE
5 3 (10.34%) JAXB
5 3 (10.34%) JDBC
5 3 (10.34%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) DataPower
1 5 (17.24%) Fintech
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Public Cloud
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 5 (17.24%) AIX
3 5 (17.24%) Solaris
3 5 (17.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (27.59%) ITIL
3 8 (27.59%) Scrum
3 8 (27.59%) SOA
4 6 (20.69%) Open Source
4 6 (20.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (17.24%) High Availability
5 5 (17.24%) OO
5 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.79%) Coaching
6 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.79%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.79%) Pair Programming
6 4 (13.79%) Presales
6 4 (13.79%) Service Management
6 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
6 4 (13.79%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) Jython
3 3 (10.34%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) XPath
5 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.79%) vSphere
2 2 (6.90%) Firmware
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (3.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 4 (13.79%) MOM
2 4 (13.79%) Tivoli
3 2 (6.90%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) IBM
2 11 (37.93%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) Atlassian
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) EMC
3 4 (13.79%) NetApp
3 4 (13.79%) SAP
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
4 3 (10.34%) Google
4 3 (10.34%) MuleSoft
4 3 (10.34%) TIBCO
4 3 (10.34%) WSO2
5 2 (6.90%) Sun
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) Sonatype
6 1 (3.45%) Thales