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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 472 359 241
Rank change year-on-year -113 -118 +46
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 471 262 61
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.61% 0.71% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.34% 1.45% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 261 184 43
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,988 £46,900
25th Percentile £49,250 £45,750 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +30.00%
75th Percentile £81,250 £70,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £85,250 £86,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +10.42%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 35,172 18,008 4,602
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.18% 48.68% 52.01%
Number of salaries quoted 17,679 13,731 4,058
10th Percentile £39,000 £34,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +4.76%

Middleware
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Middleware trend for jobs with a WFH option

Middleware
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Middleware.

Middleware salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Middleware
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Middleware over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Middleware salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, Middleware job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Middleware.

1 196 (41.61%) Java
2 165 (35.03%) Agile
3 152 (32.27%) Software Engineering
4 151 (32.06%) Social Skills
5 141 (29.94%) AWS
6 139 (29.51%) CI/CD
7 126 (26.75%) SQL
8 120 (25.48%) Finance
9 117 (24.84%) Kafka
10 115 (24.42%) Docker
11 113 (23.99%) Linux
12 112 (23.78%) Kubernetes
13 103 (21.87%) Microservices
14 101 (21.44%) Python
15 100 (21.23%) Test Automation
16 99 (21.02%) Spring
16 99 (21.02%) REST
17 93 (19.75%) Open Source
18 91 (19.32%) Spring Boot
19 90 (19.11%) .NET
20 89 (18.90%) Relational Database
21 87 (18.47%) JavaScript
21 87 (18.47%) Retail
22 86 (18.26%) RESTful
23 82 (17.41%) Oracle
24 75 (15.92%) GitLab
24 75 (15.92%) DevOps
25 74 (15.71%) MySQL
26 70 (14.86%) C#
26 70 (14.86%) Personalization

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 22 (4.67%) Jetty
2 20 (4.25%) IIS
3 15 (3.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (2.76%) CMS
5 8 (1.70%) Apache
5 8 (1.70%) DNN
5 8 (1.70%) Ethereum
6 7 (1.49%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.27%) Confluence
8 5 (1.06%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.06%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.85%) Anypoint
9 4 (0.85%) MetaMask
9 4 (0.85%) Mule
9 4 (0.85%) Mule ESB
10 3 (0.64%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.42%) CICS
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Chatbot
1 6 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.21%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 11 (2.34%) Distributed Ledger
1 11 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (2.34%) R3 Corda
2 8 (1.70%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.85%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.85%) Shopify
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 141 (29.94%) AWS
2 63 (13.38%) Azure
3 35 (7.43%) Serverless
4 30 (6.37%) OpenShift
5 25 (5.31%) AWS Lambda
6 20 (4.25%) IaaS
6 20 (4.25%) PaaS
7 16 (3.40%) GCP
7 16 (3.40%) Pulumi
8 12 (2.55%) GitHub
8 12 (2.55%) SaaS
9 11 (2.34%) Azure DevOps
10 9 (1.91%) Amazon S3
10 9 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (1.70%) Power Platform
12 7 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
12 7 (1.49%) npm
13 6 (1.27%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 6 (1.27%) Firebase
13 6 (1.27%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.28%) HTTP
2 23 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.18%) SAN
4 14 (2.97%) Firewall
5 13 (2.76%) NAS
6 8 (1.70%) HTTPS
6 8 (1.70%) X.509
7 7 (1.49%) Internet
8 6 (1.27%) PBX
8 6 (1.27%) VoIP
9 5 (1.06%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (0.85%) DNS
10 4 (0.85%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.42%) Broadband
11 2 (0.42%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.42%) PPP
11 2 (0.42%) SMTP
12 1 (0.21%) FTP
12 1 (0.21%) LAN
12 1 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (18.90%) Relational Database
2 74 (15.71%) MySQL
3 68 (14.44%) PostgreSQL
4 66 (14.01%) Amazon Aurora
5 46 (9.77%) SQL Server
6 38 (8.07%) Redis
7 29 (6.16%) MongoDB
8 28 (5.94%) NoSQL
9 22 (4.67%) Hazelcast
10 18 (3.82%) Big Data
11 16 (3.40%) DynamoDB
11 16 (3.40%) Oracle Database
12 12 (2.55%) RDBMS
13 10 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (1.70%) Power BI
15 7 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
15 7 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
16 6 (1.27%) MariaDB
17 5 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 75 (15.92%) GitLab
2 52 (11.04%) Jenkins
3 44 (9.34%) Git (software)
4 34 (7.22%) NUnit
5 25 (5.31%) Cucumber
6 22 (4.67%) JIRA
6 22 (4.67%) JUnit
6 22 (4.67%) Moq
6 22 (4.67%) SpecFlow
7 16 (3.40%) Mocha
8 12 (2.55%) Maven
8 12 (2.55%) Selenium
9 11 (2.34%) MSTest
10 10 (2.12%) Visual Studio
11 9 (1.91%) gulp
11 9 (1.91%) webpack
12 8 (1.70%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.70%) Zephyr
13 6 (1.27%) Android Studio
14 5 (1.06%) Terragrunt
General
1 151 (32.06%) Social Skills
2 120 (25.48%) Finance
3 87 (18.47%) Retail
4 32 (6.79%) Marketing
5 21 (4.46%) Banking
6 20 (4.25%) Telecoms
7 19 (4.03%) Electronics
8 16 (3.40%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 15 (3.18%) Influencing Skills
10 13 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (2.55%) Legal
12 11 (2.34%) Games
13 10 (2.12%) Advertising
14 9 (1.91%) Documentation Skills
15 8 (1.70%) Manufacturing
16 6 (1.27%) Law
16 6 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (1.06%) Military
17 5 (1.06%) Police
18 4 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (25.05%) Software Engineer
2 95 (20.17%) Developer
3 54 (11.46%) Java Engineer
4 50 (10.62%) Senior Java Engineer
5 43 (9.13%) Senior Software Engineer
6 42 (8.92%) Architect
7 36 (7.64%) Analyst
8 35 (7.43%) Java Software Engineer
8 35 (7.43%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 25 (5.31%) Applications Support
10 24 (5.10%) Programmer
11 23 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
11 23 (4.88%) Middleware Engineer
11 23 (4.88%) Support Analyst
12 22 (4.67%) Java Programmer
12 22 (4.67%) Lead Programmer
13 20 (4.25%) Development Engineer
13 20 (4.25%) Senior Development Engineer
13 20 (4.25%) Senior Software Development Engineer
13 20 (4.25%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (24.84%) Kafka
2 99 (21.02%) REST
2 99 (21.02%) Spring
3 91 (19.32%) Spring Boot
4 90 (19.11%) .NET
5 86 (18.26%) RESTful
6 65 (13.80%) Node.js
6 65 (13.80%) React
7 45 (9.55%) HTML
8 40 (8.49%) Web Services
9 39 (8.28%) ASP.NET
10 37 (7.86%) AngularJS
10 37 (7.86%) JSON
11 30 (6.37%) ActiveMQ
12 29 (6.16%) CSS
13 28 (5.94%) Protocol Buffers
14 26 (5.52%) Lambda Expressions
15 25 (5.31%) SOAP
16 24 (5.10%) Memcached
17 22 (4.67%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.40%) Cloud Native
2 27 (5.73%) Data Centre
3 22 (4.67%) Equities
3 22 (4.67%) Fixed Income
4 21 (4.46%) Blockchain
5 20 (4.25%) Management Information System
6 19 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (3.40%) User Experience
8 13 (2.76%) Virtual Team
9 11 (2.34%) Cyberattack
9 11 (2.34%) EMC VNX
9 11 (2.34%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.91%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.91%) CMDB
10 9 (1.91%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.91%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (1.91%) Legacy Code
10 9 (1.91%) Replication
11 8 (1.70%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 113 (23.99%) Linux
2 42 (8.92%) Windows
3 24 (5.10%) Android
4 17 (3.61%) Unix
5 7 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.64%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.64%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (0.64%) zOS
7 2 (0.42%) AIX
7 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.42%) Robot Operating System
7 2 (0.42%) Solaris
8 1 (0.21%) Debian
8 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.21%) VMS
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (35.03%) Agile
2 152 (32.27%) Software Engineering
3 139 (29.51%) CI/CD
4 103 (21.87%) Microservices
5 100 (21.23%) Test Automation
6 93 (19.75%) Open Source
7 75 (15.92%) DevOps
8 70 (14.86%) Personalization
9 54 (11.46%) Service Delivery
10 53 (11.25%) Computer Science
11 51 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (10.83%) Problem-Solving
11 51 (10.83%) Scrum
12 45 (9.55%) Fintech
13 36 (7.64%) Full Stack Development
13 36 (7.64%) Performance Tuning
14 34 (7.22%) Infrastructure as Code
15 33 (7.01%) ITIL
16 31 (6.58%) Mentoring
17 28 (5.94%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 196 (41.61%) Java
2 126 (26.75%) SQL
3 101 (21.44%) Python
4 87 (18.47%) JavaScript
5 70 (14.86%) C#
6 68 (14.44%) C++
7 55 (11.68%) Kotlin
8 34 (7.22%) C
9 32 (6.79%) PowerShell
9 32 (6.79%) Shell Script
10 29 (6.16%) Go
11 27 (5.73%) TypeScript
12 22 (4.67%) Scala
13 19 (4.03%) Ada
13 19 (4.03%) Embedded C
14 11 (2.34%) PHP
14 11 (2.34%) XPath
15 9 (1.91%) Ruby
16 6 (1.27%) Bash
16 6 (1.27%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 37 (7.86%) Degree
2 19 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 19 (4.03%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.06%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (0.64%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.64%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.64%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.42%) CISA
6 2 (0.42%) CISM
6 2 (0.42%) CISSP
6 2 (0.42%) CREST Certified
6 2 (0.42%) CRISC
6 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.42%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.21%) PMP
7 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.64%) Def Stans
1 36 (7.64%) MISRA
2 28 (5.94%) QA
3 17 (3.61%) IEC 61508
3 17 (3.61%) MISRA C
4 11 (2.34%) HIPAA
5 8 (1.70%) HL7
6 4 (0.85%) GDPR
7 3 (0.64%) COBIT
8 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.42%) PMO
8 2 (0.42%) SLA
9 1 (0.21%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.21%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.21%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.21%) NIST
9 1 (0.21%) NIST 800
System Software
1 115 (24.42%) Docker
2 6 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.64%) etcd
3 3 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.64%) vSphere
4 2 (0.42%) NFS
4 2 (0.42%) Samba
4 2 (0.42%) Varnish
4 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.21%) Firmware
5 1 (0.21%) NDS
5 1 (0.21%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.21%) RACF
5 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 112 (23.78%) Kubernetes
2 39 (8.28%) Terraform
3 29 (6.16%) Ansible
4 13 (2.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 11 (2.34%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.06%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 5 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (0.85%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.64%) Grafana
8 3 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.42%) Argo
9 2 (0.42%) NetCrunch
9 2 (0.42%) OMEGAMON
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.42%) Puppet
9 2 (0.42%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 82 (17.41%) Oracle
2 52 (11.04%) Microsoft
3 39 (8.28%) IBM
4 21 (4.46%) Google
5 19 (4.03%) Intel
6 15 (3.18%) Cisco
7 14 (2.97%) HP
8 13 (2.76%) 3PAR
9 12 (2.55%) EMC
9 12 (2.55%) NetApp
10 11 (2.34%) Brocade
10 11 (2.34%) MuleSoft
11 9 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.70%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.49%) Atlassian
14 6 (1.27%) Apple
14 6 (1.27%) SAP
15 5 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
15 5 (1.06%) Splunk
15 5 (1.06%) VMware