The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 204 157
Rank change year-on-year +59 -47  
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 84 42 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.63% 0.67% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 1.96% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 72 31 66
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £67,000 £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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2062 2138 2193
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 40.05% 34.25% 38.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1794 1798 1995
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Middleware
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Middleware in the West Midlands

Middleware
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Middleware in the West Midlands

Middleware
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Warwickshire +31 28 £35,000 -31.70% 2
Birmingham +23 19 £45,000 -12.19% 2
Shropshire - 17 £70,238 - 2
Coventry +4 12 £41,000 -28.69%
Staffordshire +10 2 £54,062 -15.19% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £36,500 - 1
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 66 (48.89%) Java
2 46 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (32.59%) C#
4 39 (28.89%) Linux
5 35 (25.93%) .NET
6 34 (25.19%) Test Automation
7 32 (23.70%) SOAP
8 31 (22.96%) Software Engineering
9 28 (20.74%) ITIL
9 28 (20.74%) SOA
10 27 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 27 (20.00%) DevOps
11 26 (19.26%) Web Services
11 26 (19.26%) WebSphere
12 25 (18.52%) SQL
12 25 (18.52%) Unix
13 24 (17.78%) Oracle
14 23 (17.04%) TDD
15 21 (15.56%) JavaScript
16 20 (14.81%) XML
16 20 (14.81%) Scrum
17 19 (14.07%) Technical Architecture
17 19 (14.07%) IBM
17 19 (14.07%) Microsoft
17 19 (14.07%) Windows
17 19 (14.07%) Kanban
18 18 (13.33%) MySQL
19 17 (12.59%) Tomcat
20 16 (11.85%) HTML
20 16 (11.85%) Node.js

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 26 (19.26%) WebSphere
2 17 (12.59%) Tomcat
3 13 (9.63%) WebLogic
4 12 (8.89%) Documentum
5 10 (7.41%) Apache
6 7 (5.19%) JBoss
7 6 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.74%) CMS
10 1 (0.74%) Confluence
10 1 (0.74%) IIS
10 1 (0.74%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Northgate Housing
2 3 (2.22%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.74%) assyst
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.74%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.70%) OpenShift
2 5 (3.70%) PaaS
2 5 (3.70%) SaaS
3 4 (2.96%) GitHub
4 3 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.48%) IaaS
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.63%) Firewall
2 12 (8.89%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.93%) Bluetooth
3 8 (5.93%) Wireless
4 7 (5.19%) LAN
5 6 (4.44%) FTP
5 6 (4.44%) HTTP
5 6 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (3.70%) Internet
6 5 (3.70%) Network Security
6 5 (3.70%) WAN
6 5 (3.70%) ZigBee
7 4 (2.96%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.22%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (1.48%) SAN
9 2 (1.48%) WLAN
10 1 (0.74%) 3G
10 1 (0.74%) CTI
10 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.33%) MySQL
3 12 (8.89%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.22%) DB2
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.48%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.74%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.74%) GIS
6 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.74%) Riak
6 1 (0.74%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.74%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (11.11%) Selenium
2 11 (8.15%) SoapUI
3 9 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.93%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.19%) JMeter
5 7 (5.19%) Maven
6 6 (4.44%) Subversion
7 3 (2.22%) JIRA
7 3 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.48%) eggPlant
8 2 (1.48%) JBehave
8 2 (1.48%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.48%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.48%) WATIR
9 1 (0.74%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.74%) LSMW
9 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (9.63%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Electronics
3 4 (2.96%) Automotive
3 4 (2.96%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.22%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.22%) Marketing
5 2 (1.48%) Local Government
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Games
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (39.26%) Developer
2 20 (14.81%) Software Engineer
3 18 (13.33%) Architect
4 15 (11.11%) Analyst
4 15 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 12 (8.89%) Graduate
5 12 (8.89%) Graduate Developer
5 12 (8.89%) Graduate Software Developer
6 11 (8.15%) .NET Developer
6 11 (8.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 10 (7.41%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Middleware Developer
8 9 (6.67%) Middleware Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Software Architect
9 8 (5.93%) Integration Developer
9 8 (5.93%) Linux Developer
9 8 (5.93%) Middleware Specialist
10 7 (5.19%) Pega Architect
10 7 (5.19%) Team Leader
10 7 (5.19%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.93%) .NET
2 32 (23.70%) SOAP
3 26 (19.26%) Web Services
4 20 (14.81%) XML
5 16 (11.85%) HTML
5 16 (11.85%) Node.js
6 14 (10.37%) ASP.NET
6 14 (10.37%) IBM Integration Bus
7 13 (9.63%) AngularJS
7 13 (9.63%) REST
8 11 (8.15%) CSS
9 9 (6.67%) WSDL
10 8 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (5.93%) jQuery
10 8 (5.93%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (5.19%) RESTful
12 6 (4.44%) HTML5
12 6 (4.44%) JSON
13 5 (3.70%) J2EE
14 4 (2.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.89%) Mainframe
3 10 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (5.19%) DataPower
5 6 (4.44%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.70%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.70%) iPad
7 4 (2.96%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.96%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.22%) Learning Management System
8 3 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.48%) Fintech
9 2 (1.48%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.74%) FMCG
10 1 (0.74%) Social Media
10 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (28.89%) Linux
2 25 (18.52%) Unix
3 19 (14.07%) Windows
4 4 (2.96%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.48%) Android
5 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.74%) SUSE
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.19%) Test Automation
3 31 (22.96%) Software Engineering
4 28 (20.74%) ITIL
4 28 (20.74%) SOA
5 27 (20.00%) DevOps
6 23 (17.04%) TDD
7 20 (14.81%) Scrum
8 19 (14.07%) Kanban
8 19 (14.07%) Technical Architecture
9 16 (11.85%) Mentoring
10 14 (10.37%) Configuration Management
10 14 (10.37%) TOGAF
10 14 (10.37%) Unit Testing
11 13 (9.63%) Case Management
11 13 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (8.89%) API Design
12 12 (8.89%) Business Analysis
12 12 (8.89%) Data Management
12 12 (8.89%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 66 (48.89%) Java
2 44 (32.59%) C#
3 25 (18.52%) SQL
4 21 (15.56%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.15%) C++
6 9 (6.67%) C
6 9 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.93%) Python
8 5 (3.70%) Clojure
8 5 (3.70%) Erlang
8 5 (3.70%) Haskell
8 5 (3.70%) Korn
8 5 (3.70%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.22%) F#
10 3 (2.22%) VB
11 2 (1.48%) Go
11 2 (1.48%) Perl
11 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (8.15%) Degree
2 9 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.48%) CITP
5 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) SLA
2 9 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (3.70%) PMO
3 5 (3.70%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) BS7666
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) Docker
2 2 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (6.67%) Puppet
2 6 (4.44%) Nagios
2 6 (4.44%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.70%) Netcool
3 5 (3.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 5 (3.70%) SCOM
4 3 (2.22%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (1.48%) Ansible
5 2 (1.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (17.78%) Oracle
2 19 (14.07%) IBM
2 19 (14.07%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.89%) Pega
4 9 (6.67%) EMC
5 7 (5.19%) SAP
6 5 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.70%) Cisco
6 5 (3.70%) Northgate
6 5 (3.70%) ServiceNow
6 5 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.96%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.22%) Green Hills
8 3 (2.22%) QNX
9 2 (1.48%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.74%) Assembla
10 1 (0.74%) ESRI
10 1 (0.74%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.74%) WSO2
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
University of Wolverhampton
Salary: From £26,829 to £29,301 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (+ excellent package)
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services (RCDTS)
Salary: up to £71,500
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services
Salary: £65,500- £72,450
Posted: 20 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: £39,324 - £46,924 plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago