Period
to 15 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for JSON skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JSON over the 6 months to 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 150 154 150
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +7
Permanent jobs citing JSON 733 1,482 1,894
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.08% 2.07% 2.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.91% 5.49% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 641 1,186 1,629
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £33,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -2.78% +8.00%

JSON 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 14,931 27,011 32,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 42.31% 37.77% 38.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12,599 22,363 27,182
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.64% +4.76% +5.00%

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing JSON as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for JSON in the UK excluding London

JSON
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JSON in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for JSON in the UK excluding London

JSON
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing JSON in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Salary histogram for JSON in the UK excluding London

JSON
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 January 2021. 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
South East +22 221 £55,000 +15.79% 34
South West +22 138 £42,750 +6.88% 27
North of England -19 134 £50,000 - 45
Midlands +83 117 £45,000 -5.26% 28
North West -8 91 £50,000 - 29
West Midlands +73 68 £50,000 - 15
East of England +31 57 £50,000 +12.36% 28
Scotland -18 52 £47,500 -5.00% 15
East Midlands +62 47 £37,500 -21.05% 13
Yorkshire +11 42 £50,000 +7.53% 14
Wales +6 18 £34,500 -8.00% 8
Northern Ireland +1 3 £45,000 -10.00% 3
North East +19 1 £35,665 -18.48% 2
Isle of Man - 1 - -
JSON
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, IT jobs citing JSON 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for JSON.

1 384 (52.39%) JavaScript
2 374 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
3 307 (41.88%) HTML
4 292 (39.84%) XML
5 278 (37.93%) SQL
6 265 (36.15%) CSS
7 234 (31.92%) .NET
8 225 (30.70%) C#
9 203 (27.69%) DevOps
10 188 (25.65%) RESTful
11 183 (24.97%) REST
12 181 (24.69%) Azure
13 179 (24.42%) Java
14 178 (24.28%) Web Services
15 173 (23.60%) Git (software)
16 161 (21.96%) Microservices
17 152 (20.74%) AWS
18 147 (20.05%) AngularJS
19 143 (19.51%) SQL Server
20 142 (19.37%) jQuery
21 135 (18.42%) Scrum
22 133 (18.14%) Test Automation
23 130 (17.74%) React
24 128 (17.46%) SOAP
25 125 (17.05%) ASP.NET
26 124 (16.92%) PHP
27 121 (16.51%) Linux
28 120 (16.37%) MySQL
29 111 (15.14%) Finance
30 108 (14.73%) JIRA

JSON
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 41 (5.59%) Apache
2 40 (5.46%) WordPress
3 35 (4.77%) Tomcat
4 30 (4.09%) Confluence
5 29 (3.96%) IIS
6 28 (3.82%) JBoss
7 27 (3.68%) CMS
8 25 (3.41%) WebSphere
9 18 (2.46%) Joomla!
10 15 (2.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 15 (2.05%) Drupal
11 14 (1.91%) Mule
11 14 (1.91%) WebLogic
12 13 (1.77%) Mule ESB
13 12 (1.64%) Red Hat Fuse
14 9 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (1.09%) MQSeries
16 6 (0.82%) FileNet
16 6 (0.82%) LiveCycle
17 5 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (1.50%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 24 (3.27%) Magento
2 23 (3.14%) Payment Gateway
3 14 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.27%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.27%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (0.27%) SAP FI-CA
6 2 (0.27%) SAP PSCD
6 2 (0.27%) Shopify
7 1 (0.14%) Maximo
7 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 181 (24.69%) Azure
2 152 (20.74%) AWS
3 38 (5.18%) SaaS
4 29 (3.96%) npm
5 26 (3.55%) PaaS
6 25 (3.41%) IaaS
7 23 (3.14%) GitHub
8 17 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (1.91%) Serverless
10 13 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (1.36%) BPaaS
12 9 (1.23%) Azure Functions
12 9 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
12 9 (1.23%) GCP
13 6 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
13 6 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.82%) Office 365
13 6 (0.82%) Power Platform
14 4 (0.55%) Firebase
14 4 (0.55%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.64%) HTTP
2 22 (3.00%) Network Security
3 10 (1.36%) SSL
4 8 (1.09%) DNS
4 8 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (0.55%) SAN
6 3 (0.41%) FTP
6 3 (0.41%) Internet
6 3 (0.41%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.27%) Firewall
7 2 (0.27%) Intranet
7 2 (0.27%) MQTT
7 2 (0.27%) VPN
8 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.14%) Link 16
8 1 (0.14%) SMTP
8 1 (0.14%) Tactical Data Link
8 1 (0.14%) VSAN
8 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 120 (16.37%) MySQL
3 86 (11.73%) NoSQL
4 83 (11.32%) MongoDB
5 75 (10.23%) Relational Database
6 33 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (3.82%) Redis
8 16 (2.18%) Big Data
8 16 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (2.05%) DB2
9 15 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 14 (1.91%) Cosmos DB
11 13 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
12 12 (1.64%) Oracle Database
12 12 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (1.23%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 173 (23.60%) Git (software)
2 108 (14.73%) JIRA
3 58 (7.91%) Selenium
4 43 (5.87%) Jenkins
5 37 (5.05%) JUnit
6 28 (3.82%) Maven
7 27 (3.68%) Visual Studio
8 25 (3.41%) GitLab
9 23 (3.14%) IntelliJ
10 22 (3.00%) Protractor
11 21 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
12 19 (2.59%) SpecFlow
13 16 (2.18%) gulp
13 16 (2.18%) Moq
13 16 (2.18%) NUnit
14 15 (2.05%) Subversion
15 14 (1.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 14 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (1.77%) Cypress.io
16 13 (1.77%) jspm
General
1 111 (15.14%) Finance
2 41 (5.59%) Marketing
3 39 (5.32%) Public Sector
4 34 (4.64%) Retail
5 30 (4.09%) Manufacturing
6 21 (2.86%) Electronics
7 20 (2.73%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.23%) Law
8 9 (1.23%) Legal
9 8 (1.09%) Aerospace
10 7 (0.95%) Banking
11 4 (0.55%) Advertising
11 4 (0.55%) Billing
11 4 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.41%) Games
12 3 (0.41%) Korean Language
12 3 (0.41%) Local Government
13 2 (0.27%) Automotive
13 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 539 (73.53%) Developer
2 118 (16.10%) Senior Developer
3 94 (12.82%) C# Developer
4 89 (12.14%) .NET Developer
5 73 (9.96%) PHP Developer
6 68 (9.28%) Software Developer
7 64 (8.73%) Java Developer
8 60 (8.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 47 (6.41%) Scala Developer
10 46 (6.28%) Full Stack Developer
11 38 (5.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 34 (4.64%) Architect
13 32 (4.37%) Analyst
14 29 (3.96%) .NET Software Developer
14 29 (3.96%) Python Developer
14 29 (3.96%) Senior PHP Developer
15 27 (3.68%) C# Software Developer
16 25 (3.41%) Digital Developer
16 25 (3.41%) Software Engineer
17 23 (3.14%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (41.88%) HTML
2 292 (39.84%) XML
3 265 (36.15%) CSS
4 234 (31.92%) .NET
5 188 (25.65%) RESTful
6 183 (24.97%) REST
7 178 (24.28%) Web Services
8 147 (20.05%) AngularJS
9 142 (19.37%) jQuery
10 130 (17.74%) React
11 128 (17.46%) SOAP
12 125 (17.05%) ASP.NET
13 95 (12.96%) Ajax
14 81 (11.05%) .NET Core
15 77 (10.50%) .NET Framework
16 73 (9.96%) HTML5
17 72 (9.82%) Spring
18 69 (9.41%) ASP.NET Web API
19 55 (7.50%) Entity Framework
20 52 (7.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 63 (8.59%) User Experience
2 40 (5.46%) Mobile App
3 32 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
4 29 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (1.91%) Data Structures
8 12 (1.64%) Driving Licence
8 12 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.50%) Cloud Native
9 11 (1.50%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.09%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.95%) DataPower
13 5 (0.68%) Blog
14 3 (0.41%) PKI
14 3 (0.41%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.41%) Reference Data
14 3 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 121 (16.51%) Linux
2 90 (12.28%) Windows
3 42 (5.73%) Android
4 29 (3.96%) Apple iOS
5 23 (3.14%) Unix
6 12 (1.64%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.09%) Amazon Linux
7 8 (1.09%) CentOS
8 7 (0.95%) Debian
8 7 (0.95%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.68%) Solaris
11 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.14%) VMS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (27.69%) DevOps
3 161 (21.96%) Microservices
4 135 (18.42%) Scrum
5 133 (18.14%) Test Automation
6 106 (14.46%) MVC
7 101 (13.78%) Software Engineering
8 83 (11.32%) Web Development
9 79 (10.78%) Unit Testing
10 77 (10.50%) Kanban
10 77 (10.50%) TDD
11 73 (9.96%) Mentoring
12 72 (9.82%) OO
13 63 (8.59%) Computer Science
14 61 (8.32%) BDD
14 61 (8.32%) E-Commerce
15 60 (8.19%) Front End Development
16 59 (8.05%) OOP
17 57 (7.78%) Analytics
18 56 (7.64%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 384 (52.39%) JavaScript
2 278 (37.93%) SQL
3 225 (30.70%) C#
4 179 (24.42%) Java
5 124 (16.92%) PHP
6 77 (10.50%) Python
7 66 (9.00%) PowerShell
8 56 (7.64%) Scala
9 42 (5.73%) T-SQL
10 39 (5.32%) TypeScript
11 31 (4.23%) Bash Shell
12 30 (4.09%) C++
13 23 (3.14%) C
14 22 (3.00%) Apple Swift
15 20 (2.73%) PL/SQL
16 15 (2.05%) ES6
16 15 (2.05%) Objective-C
17 14 (1.91%) Apex Code
18 11 (1.50%) SOQL
19 9 (1.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 95 (12.96%) Degree
2 30 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (3.41%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.23%) ISEB
6 9 (1.23%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.82%) MCSA
9 5 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.41%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.14%) HND
12 1 (0.14%) PhD
12 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (11.46%) QA
2 23 (3.14%) SLA
3 16 (2.18%) GDPR
4 9 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.68%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.27%) HL7
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.27%) PMO
8 1 (0.14%) NIST
8 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (8.73%) Docker
2 30 (4.09%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.23%) XenApp
5 6 (0.82%) Ceph
5 6 (0.82%) Xen
6 3 (0.41%) Varnish
6 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.27%) LXC
7 2 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.14%) HDFS
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.14%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (4.50%) Kubernetes
2 29 (3.96%) Ansible
3 27 (3.68%) Puppet
4 25 (3.41%) Terraform
5 10 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (1.23%) vCenter Server
7 8 (1.09%) MIIS
8 6 (0.82%) Proxmox
9 4 (0.55%) Kibana
10 3 (0.41%) SCCM
10 3 (0.41%) SCOM
10 3 (0.41%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.14%) Nmap
12 1 (0.14%) PowerCLI
12 1 (0.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 99 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 58 (7.91%) Oracle
3 33 (4.50%) SAP
4 26 (3.55%) VMware
5 25 (3.41%) Adobe
5 25 (3.41%) IBM
6 20 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (1.91%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.50%) MuleSoft
9 10 (1.36%) Citrix
9 10 (1.36%) Google
10 9 (1.23%) Apple
11 8 (1.09%) hybris
11 8 (1.09%) webMethods
11 8 (1.09%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.82%) ILOG
12 6 (0.82%) Kofax
13 4 (0.55%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.55%) FalconStor
13 4 (0.55%) Veeam