Period
to 18 August 2018

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 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 189 275
Rank change year-on-year -78 +86 -96
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 27 145 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.30% 1.45% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 3.66% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18 129 58
West Midlands median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £33,625 £26,000 £34,625
90th Percentile £68,250 £71,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -

Middleware is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,993 3,957 4,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.80% 39.47% 34.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,521 3,473 3,487
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,300 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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 6 months to 18 August 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -30 8 £57,500 +21.05% 6
Coventry -8 5 £42,500 +5.59%
Shropshire -14 4 - - 1
Solihull - 4 £70,000 -
Warwickshire -18 2 £37,500 -11.76%
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Java
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (18.52%) Microservices
5 5 (18.52%) Open Source
5 5 (18.52%) Firewall
5 5 (18.52%) SOA
5 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) SOAP
5 5 (18.52%) Web Services
6 4 (14.81%) XML
6 4 (14.81%) AIX
6 4 (14.81%) Solaris
6 4 (14.81%) IBM
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) Service Management
6 4 (14.81%) Finance
6 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) QA
6 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) PowerHA
6 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.81%) MuleSoft
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
6 4 (14.81%) Re-Platforming

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 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) JBoss
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (3.70%) Sonic ESB
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) Serverless
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (3.70%) AWS CodePipeline
2 1 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (3.70%) CloudFront
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) NAS
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Big Data
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JMeter
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
1 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Platform Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) ERP Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Implementation Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Implementation Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) SOAP
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) Apache Camel
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) JSON
3 2 (7.41%) REST
3 2 (7.41%) Swagger
3 2 (7.41%) XSLT
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Core
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (3.70%) Java EE
4 1 (3.70%) Kafka
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.70%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) EMC VNX
3 2 (7.41%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) AS400
4 1 (3.70%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 4 (14.81%) AIX
3 4 (14.81%) Solaris
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Microservices
2 5 (18.52%) Open Source
2 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (18.52%) SOA
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Re-Platforming
3 4 (14.81%) Scrum
3 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (11.11%) CRM
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) OO
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 3 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) Java 8
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) MCSD
1 1 (3.70%) MCTS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) PowerHA
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Docker
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
1 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.70%) Mesos
2 1 (3.70%) Nagios
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.70%) rkt
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.70%) Terraform
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) IBM
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) MuleSoft
3 3 (11.11%) Talend
3 3 (11.11%) webMethods
3 3 (11.11%) WSO2
4 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
4 2 (7.41%) Brocade
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) EMC
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) NetApp
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Remedy
5 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow