Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 230 271 194
Rank change year-on-year +41 -77 +80
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 44 37 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.39% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.77% 1.15% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 111
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.95% -8.89% -10.00%
10th Percentile £30,875 £23,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £66,250 £70,713
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 2,483 3,206 3,756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.04% 34.00% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2,053 2,655 3,300
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.80%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% -

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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 +34 19 £49,750 -20.40% 1
Herefordshire - 7 £85,000 -
Staffordshire +15 5 £45,000 - 1
Solihull +2 5 £31,750 -
Shropshire -8 3 £80,000 -
Dudley -2 1 £22,000 -35.29%
Worcestershire -16 1 £50,000 +81.82%
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 18 (40.91%) SOA
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Finance
3 15 (34.09%) .NET
4 13 (29.55%) SQL
4 13 (29.55%) Microservices
5 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 11 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (22.73%) Waterfall
8 9 (20.45%) Big Data
8 9 (20.45%) Line Management
8 9 (20.45%) Technology Roadmap
8 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (20.45%) ETL
8 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (20.45%) Linux
8 9 (20.45%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (18.18%) SOAP
10 7 (15.91%) Oracle
10 7 (15.91%) Firewall
10 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
10 7 (15.91%) Service Design
10 7 (15.91%) Open Source
11 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (13.64%) CMS
11 6 (13.64%) Degree
11 6 (13.64%) Marketing
11 6 (13.64%) C#

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 6 (13.64%) CMS
2 3 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) SaaS
3 4 (9.09%) GitHub
4 3 (6.82%) Serverless
5 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) Ethernet
2 3 (6.82%) FlexRay
3 1 (2.27%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) Big Data
2 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Hudson
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Marketing
3 4 (9.09%) Billing
4 3 (6.82%) Automotive
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Architect
2 11 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Lead Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Lead Enterprise Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Data Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Salesforce Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Platform Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) .NET
2 8 (18.18%) SOAP
3 4 (9.09%) Visualforce
4 3 (6.82%) CSS
4 3 (6.82%) HTML
4 3 (6.82%) XML
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.55%) GraphQL
5 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.55%) Node.js
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (4.55%) Spring
5 2 (4.55%) Web Services
6 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (2.27%) Kafka
6 1 (2.27%) React
6 1 (2.27%) REST
6 1 (2.27%) RESTful
6 1 (2.27%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 4 (9.09%) Grid Computing
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) NHS
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) AIX
2 4 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) Solaris
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.27%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (40.91%) SOA
2 13 (29.55%) Microservices
3 11 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (22.73%) Waterfall
5 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (20.45%) ETL
5 9 (20.45%) Line Management
5 9 (20.45%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (20.45%) Technology Roadmap
6 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (15.91%) Open Source
7 7 (15.91%) Service Design
7 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.64%) ERP
9 4 (9.09%) Service Management
9 4 (9.09%) TDD
9 4 (9.09%) Validation
9 4 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) C#
2 6 (13.64%) Java
2 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.36%) Go
4 4 (9.09%) Apex Code
4 4 (9.09%) Erlang
4 4 (9.09%) F#
4 4 (9.09%) Haskell
4 4 (9.09%) Scala
4 4 (9.09%) SOQL
5 3 (6.82%) C
5 3 (6.82%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.55%) Java 8
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) CIPD
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) MISRA
1 3 (6.82%) MISRA C
2 2 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.27%) Twitter