The first table below looks at the demand for HTTP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 194 235 196
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -39
Permanent jobs citing HTTP 1769 1314 1646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.51% 1.21% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.61% 6.65% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1418 1042 1323
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20545 19756 21121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.57% 18.17% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16471 15851 17426
Average salary £44,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HTTP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HTTP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HTTP within the UK.

HTTP Salary Trend in the UK

HTTP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HTTP over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 within the UK.

HTTP Salary Histogram in the UK

HTTP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 1680 £50,000 +11.11% 479
London +31 799 £52,500 +5.00% 246
South East +45 384 £47,500 +22.58% 66
East of England +13 194 £47,500 +18.75% 26
City of London +46 164 £52,500 - 119
Berkshire +37 111 £47,500 +18.75% 29
North West +13 94 £40,000 +8.10% 36
Yorkshire 0 84 £45,000 +12.50% 29
Cambridgeshire +28 80 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Hertfordshire -12 74 £52,750 +0.95% 8
Reading +26 71 £47,500 +23.37% 18
West Yorkshire -8 69 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Leeds 0 67 £45,000 +9.09% 13
South West +11 63 £42,500 -10.52% 20
Manchester +9 63 £40,000 +14.28% 19
Hampshire +9 62 £45,000 +38.46% 15
Cambridge +17 53 £40,000 - 8
Surrey -3 48 £47,500 +26.66% 7
Oxfordshire +43 47 £47,500 +39.70% 3
Watford -2 41 £57,500 - 1
East Midlands +9 37 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Scotland +1 37 £37,500 -6.83% 20
Bristol +22 33 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Brighton -10 32 £47,500 +48.43% 1
East Sussex -11 32 £47,500 +48.43% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 31 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Wales +13 30 £37,500 -16.66% 3
West Sussex +11 30 £55,000 +64.17% 3
Milton Keynes -5 28 £57,500 +15.00% 1
West Midlands -20 28 £42,500 +21.42% 28

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP.

1 1379 (40.05%) Linux
2 1344 (39.04%) Java
3 1214 (35.26%) HTML
4 1145 (33.26%) JavaScript
5 1128 (32.76%) SQL
6 929 (26.98%) CSS
7 914 (26.55%) Windows
8 913 (26.52%) TCP/IP
9 802 (23.29%) XML
10 678 (19.69%) DNS
11 676 (19.63%) Apache
12 664 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
13 659 (19.14%) Web Services
14 656 (19.05%) MySQL
15 632 (18.36%) Internet
16 622 (18.07%) Degree
17 570 (16.56%) UNIX
18 569 (16.53%) Tomcat
19 555 (16.12%) Finance
20 542 (15.74%) .NET
21 517 (15.02%) SQL Server
22 508 (14.75%) Oracle
23 500 (14.52%) TDD
24 490 (14.23%) Software Engineering
25 479 (13.91%) SSL
26 477 (13.85%) MVC
27 465 (13.51%) jQuery
28 464 (13.48%) Microsoft
29 460 (13.36%) Python
30 449 (13.04%) OO

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 676 (19.63%) Apache
2 569 (16.53%) Tomcat
3 330 (9.58%) IIS
4 305 (8.86%) WebSphere
5 185 (5.37%) WebLogic
6 142 (4.12%) CMS
7 126 (3.66%) nginx
8 124 (3.60%) Node.js
9 109 (3.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 102 (2.96%) SharePoint
11 101 (2.93%) WebSphere Application Server
12 96 (2.79%) MS Exchange
13 81 (2.35%) Drupal
14 73 (2.12%) IBM HTTP Server
15 72 (2.09%) Apache Solr
16 49 (1.42%) WebLogic Portal
16 49 (1.42%) Jetty
17 46 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
18 40 (1.16%) MQSeries
19 39 (1.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 232 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 106 (3.08%) MS Office
3 21 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.52%) Photoshop
5 14 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.29%) InfoPath
6 10 (0.29%) Fireworks
7 7 (0.20%) MS Project
8 6 (0.17%) ArcView
9 5 (0.15%) SPSS
10 3 (0.087%) Quicktime
11 2 (0.058%) GIMP
12 1 (0.029%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 29 (0.84%) Magento
2 21 (0.61%) JDE OneWorld
3 17 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.49%) osCommerce
4 16 (0.46%) RMDS
5 13 (0.38%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.20%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 7 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
7 6 (0.17%) Summit
7 6 (0.17%) HiPortfolio
8 5 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.058%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.058%) Kondor+
10 2 (0.058%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.058%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.058%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.029%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 127 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (2.70%) SaaS
3 72 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
4 59 (1.71%) GitHub
5 57 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 39 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (0.76%) Heroku
8 25 (0.73%) Basecamp
9 24 (0.70%) PaaS
10 21 (0.61%) Amazon S3
11 16 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
12 15 (0.44%) IaaS
13 13 (0.38%) Google App Engine
14 12 (0.35%) Google Apps
14 12 (0.35%) Office 365
15 7 (0.20%) Route 53
16 6 (0.17%) OpenShift
16 6 (0.17%) Google Compute Engine
16 6 (0.17%) Force.com
17 3 (0.087%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 913 (26.52%) TCP/IP
2 678 (19.69%) DNS
3 632 (18.36%) Internet
4 479 (13.91%) SSL
5 389 (11.30%) Firewall
6 373 (10.83%) SMTP
7 289 (8.39%) LDAP
8 253 (7.35%) FTP
9 247 (7.17%) SAN
10 209 (6.07%) DHCP
11 208 (6.04%) WAN
12 200 (5.81%) LAN
13 197 (5.72%) HTTPS
14 190 (5.52%) VPN
15 142 (4.12%) SSH
16 117 (3.40%) Network Security
17 104 (3.02%) BGP
18 96 (2.79%) NAS
19 93 (2.70%) OSPF
20 89 (2.58%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 656 (19.05%) MySQL
2 517 (15.02%) SQL Server
3 295 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 186 (5.40%) NoSQL
5 138 (4.01%) PostgreSQL
6 132 (3.83%) RDBMS
7 121 (3.51%) MongoDB
8 110 (3.19%) Big Data
9 98 (2.85%) Hadoop
10 76 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 72 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 68 (1.98%) Oracle Database
13 61 (1.77%) Redis
14 59 (1.71%) DB2
15 38 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 37 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
17 29 (0.84%) MariaDB
18 27 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
19 26 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
20 24 (0.70%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 334 (9.70%) Git (software)
2 262 (7.61%) Subversion
3 215 (6.24%) Maven
4 180 (5.23%) Jenkins
5 169 (4.91%) JIRA
6 138 (4.01%) Selenium
7 133 (3.86%) JUnit
8 124 (3.60%) Eclipse
9 110 (3.19%) Ant
10 99 (2.88%) Visual Studio
11 69 (2.00%) Cucumber
12 60 (1.74%) YourKit
13 55 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
14 44 (1.28%) Xcode
15 42 (1.22%) FitNesse
16 41 (1.19%) Mercurial
17 39 (1.13%) SoapUI
18 38 (1.10%) Mockito
19 36 (1.05%) Hudson
20 35 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 555 (16.12%) Finance
2 183 (5.32%) Telecoms
3 176 (5.11%) Games
4 138 (4.01%) Retail
5 109 (3.17%) Marketing
6 85 (2.47%) Advertising
7 77 (2.24%) Publishing
8 63 (1.83%) Banking
9 62 (1.80%) Manufacturing
10 39 (1.13%) Back Office
11 31 (0.90%) Front Office
12 26 (0.76%) Multimedia
13 20 (0.58%) Military
13 20 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.52%) Online Betting
14 18 (0.52%) Law
14 18 (0.52%) Legal
15 16 (0.46%) Investment Banking
15 16 (0.46%) Electronics
16 14 (0.41%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1488 (43.22%) Developer
2 412 (11.97%) Java Developer
3 279 (8.10%) Senior Developer
4 263 (7.64%) Administrator
5 251 (7.29%) Analyst
6 222 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 215 (6.24%) Architect
8 191 (5.55%) Software Engineer
9 147 (4.27%) Linux Administrator
10 138 (4.01%) Consultant
11 137 (3.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 132 (3.83%) Web Developer
13 128 (3.72%) .NET Developer
14 124 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
15 122 (3.54%) Network Engineer
16 113 (3.28%) Software Developer
17 108 (3.14%) Lead Developer
18 105 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
19 100 (2.90%) C# Developer
20 99 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1214 (35.26%) HTML
2 929 (26.98%) CSS
3 802 (23.29%) XML
4 659 (19.14%) Web Services
5 542 (15.74%) .NET
6 465 (13.51%) jQuery
7 428 (12.43%) J2EE
8 395 (11.47%) JSON
9 393 (11.41%) HTML5
10 386 (11.21%) REST
11 380 (11.04%) SOAP
12 379 (11.01%) Spring
13 313 (9.09%) Ajax
13 313 (9.09%) RESTful
14 307 (8.92%) ASP.NET
15 244 (7.09%) Hibernate
16 197 (5.72%) Middleware
17 194 (5.63%) CSS3
18 152 (4.41%) JSP
19 150 (4.36%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 387 (11.24%) Computer Science
2 272 (7.90%) Open Source
3 198 (5.75%) Mobile App
4 195 (5.66%) Clustering
5 142 (4.12%) Client/Server
6 120 (3.49%) Management Information System
7 106 (3.08%) iPhone
8 94 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
9 60 (1.74%) Social Media
10 54 (1.57%) iPad
11 53 (1.54%) Online Games
11 53 (1.54%) Digital Media
12 50 (1.45%) RIA
12 50 (1.45%) N-Tier
13 45 (1.31%) Mathematics
14 44 (1.28%) PKI
15 39 (1.13%) Visualisation
16 38 (1.10%) Replication
17 35 (1.02%) Streaming Video
18 34 (0.99%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1379 (40.05%) Linux
2 914 (26.55%) Windows
3 570 (16.56%) UNIX
4 267 (7.75%) Solaris
5 194 (5.63%) Android
6 193 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 181 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 174 (5.05%) Apple iOS
9 165 (4.79%) CentOS
10 120 (3.49%) Debian
11 97 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 94 (2.73%) AIX
13 83 (2.41%) Windows 7
14 79 (2.29%) Ubuntu
15 47 (1.37%) Windows XP
16 34 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
17 30 (0.87%) Mac OS X
18 20 (0.58%) Windows Vista
19 17 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
20 13 (0.38%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 664 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
2 500 (14.52%) TDD
3 490 (14.23%) Software Engineering
4 477 (13.85%) MVC
5 449 (13.04%) OO
6 399 (11.59%) Scrum
7 390 (11.33%) E-Commerce
8 349 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
9 291 (8.45%) Load Balancing
10 283 (8.22%) Unit Testing
11 231 (6.71%) Multithreading
12 219 (6.36%) SOA
13 215 (6.24%) Web Development
14 203 (5.90%) Performance Tuning
14 203 (5.90%) OOP
15 196 (5.69%) Configuration Management
16 185 (5.37%) ITIL
17 182 (5.29%) DevOps
18 164 (4.76%) iOS Development
19 151 (4.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1344 (39.04%) Java
2 1145 (33.26%) JavaScript
3 1128 (32.76%) SQL
4 460 (13.36%) Python
5 441 (12.81%) PHP
6 437 (12.69%) Perl
7 432 (12.55%) C#
8 267 (7.75%) Bash Shell
9 257 (7.46%) Ruby
10 255 (7.41%) C++
11 193 (5.61%) C
12 135 (3.92%) Scala
13 114 (3.31%) PowerShell
14 112 (3.25%) T-SQL
15 111 (3.22%) Objective-C
16 100 (2.90%) Shell Script
17 42 (1.22%) XPath
18 40 (1.16%) PL/SQL
19 32 (0.93%) Groovy
19 32 (0.93%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 622 (18.07%) Degree
2 206 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 99 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 92 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 73 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
5 73 (2.12%) MCSE
6 56 (1.63%) CCNP
7 53 (1.54%) CCNA
8 40 (1.16%) PhD
9 38 (1.10%) ISEB
10 36 (1.05%) MCSA
11 33 (0.96%) DV Cleared
12 26 (0.76%) ISTQB
13 25 (0.73%) MCP
14 19 (0.55%) MCITP
15 18 (0.52%) GIAC
15 18 (0.52%) CISSP
15 18 (0.52%) CCIE
15 18 (0.52%) MCDBA
16 17 (0.49%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (9.27%) QA
2 33 (0.96%) SLA
3 28 (0.81%) HL7
4 20 (0.58%) WAI
5 18 (0.52%) JTAG
6 17 (0.49%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.15%) COBIT
8 5 (0.15%) COSO
9 4 (0.12%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.087%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.087%) WCAG
11 1 (0.029%) BS7799
11 1 (0.029%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.029%) EMIR
11 1 (0.029%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 263 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 228 (6.62%) Active Directory
3 109 (3.17%) NFS
4 71 (2.06%) Xen
5 64 (1.86%) Hyper-V
6 56 (1.63%) Varnish
7 48 (1.39%) vSphere
8 47 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
8 47 (1.37%) VMware ESX
9 34 (0.99%) Snort
10 32 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
11 31 (0.90%) KVM
12 30 (0.87%) Samba
13 26 (0.76%) XenServer
14 24 (0.70%) Postfix
14 24 (0.70%) ISA Server
15 23 (0.67%) Terminal Services
16 21 (0.61%) Squid
17 16 (0.46%) UAG
18 15 (0.44%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 246 (7.14%) Puppet
2 172 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 83 (2.41%) Nagios
4 65 (1.89%) CiscoWorks
5 63 (1.83%) HP NNM
6 52 (1.51%) WSUS
7 46 (1.34%) SCOM
8 35 (1.02%) Vagrant
9 25 (0.73%) Tivoli
10 22 (0.64%) Ansible
10 22 (0.64%) Backup Exec
11 21 (0.61%) OpenView
12 19 (0.55%) Nessus
13 15 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
13 15 (0.44%) logstash
14 12 (0.35%) ARCserve
15 11 (0.32%) SCCM
15 11 (0.32%) HAProxy
15 11 (0.32%) Salt
16 9 (0.26%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 508 (14.75%) Oracle
2 464 (13.48%) Microsoft
3 330 (9.58%) Cisco
4 317 (9.21%) VMware
5 275 (7.99%) Red Hat
6 223 (6.48%) JBoss
7 161 (4.68%) F5
8 159 (4.62%) IBM
9 147 (4.27%) HP
10 138 (4.01%) Juniper
11 101 (2.93%) Google
12 85 (2.47%) CheckPoint
13 81 (2.35%) EMC
13 81 (2.35%) Sybase
14 80 (2.32%) Citrix
15 78 (2.27%) NetApp
16 45 (1.31%) TIBCO
16 45 (1.31%) Dell
17 43 (1.25%) Zend
17 43 (1.25%) Twitter
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