The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 22 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 1.41% - 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.63% - 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £45,000 - -
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 advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 38 29 26
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 53.52% 51.79% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 20
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

Middleware
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for Middleware in West Lothian

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Internet of Things
2 2 (66.67%) MQTT
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Raspberry Pi
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Arduino
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Bluetooth
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) MOM
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Bluetooth
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Arduino
1 2 (66.67%) Internet of Things
1 2 (66.67%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft