Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 146 148
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 +28
Permanent jobs citing JSON 1,687 2,002 2,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.23% 2.25% 2.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.93% 5.80% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,247 1,612 2,064
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% -

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 28,435 34,502 41,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 37.52% 38.78% 41.26%
Number of salaries quoted 23,382 28,336 35,268
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing JSON as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 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
South East +14 561 £47,500 - 107
North of England +27 339 £48,000 +6.67% 104
South West +9 254 £40,000 -11.11% 34
North West +43 231 £50,000 +11.11% 64
East of England +5 158 £44,000 -20.00% 50
Midlands -54 151 £47,500 -5.00% 46
Scotland +14 148 £50,000 +6.38% 31
Yorkshire +13 103 £45,000 - 30
West Midlands -24 87 £47,500 +5.56% 23
East Midlands -60 62 £47,500 -5.00% 23
Wales -3 60 £37,500 - 15
Northern Ireland -2 18 £50,000 -4.76% 5
North East -23 5 £37,500 -16.67% 10
JSON
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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.

1 887 (52.58%) JavaScript
2 794 (47.07%) XML
3 689 (40.84%) HTML
4 688 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
5 622 (36.87%) CSS
6 586 (34.74%) REST
7 571 (33.85%) SQL
8 549 (32.54%) .NET
9 542 (32.13%) C#
10 504 (29.88%) Java
11 427 (25.31%) Web Services
12 401 (23.77%) Git (software)
13 393 (23.30%) SOAP
14 383 (22.70%) RESTful
15 350 (20.75%) jQuery
16 347 (20.57%) MVC
17 342 (20.27%) AngularJS
18 340 (20.15%) Azure
19 314 (18.61%) AWS
20 313 (18.55%) DevOps
21 311 (18.44%) SQL Server
22 277 (16.42%) Finance
23 263 (15.59%) Scrum
24 259 (15.35%) MySQL
24 259 (15.35%) Microsoft
25 254 (15.06%) Linux
26 250 (14.82%) Software Engineering
27 248 (14.70%) JIRA
28 240 (14.23%) TDD
29 237 (14.05%) ASP.NET

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
1 103 (6.11%) Tomcat
2 96 (5.69%) CMS
3 70 (4.15%) JBoss
4 66 (3.91%) Confluence
5 62 (3.68%) Apache
6 39 (2.31%) WordPress
7 30 (1.78%) IIS
7 30 (1.78%) SharePoint
8 28 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
8 28 (1.66%) Joomla!
9 26 (1.54%) Umbraco
10 17 (1.01%) nginx
11 14 (0.83%) WebLogic
12 13 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
13 12 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.59%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.53%) EPiServer
15 9 (0.53%) Mule
16 8 (0.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (0.65%) Chatbot
2 11 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.36%) Adobe XD
5 6 (0.36%) InVision
5 6 (0.36%) Zeplin
6 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.059%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.059%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.059%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 26 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
2 25 (1.48%) Magento
3 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.30%) Sage X3
3 5 (0.30%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.18%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.059%) Scribe Insight
6 1 (0.059%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.059%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 340 (20.15%) Azure
2 314 (18.61%) AWS
3 107 (6.34%) Serverless
4 91 (5.39%) GitHub
5 72 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
6 63 (3.73%) SaaS
7 62 (3.68%) AWS Lambda
8 61 (3.62%) Azure Active Directory
8 61 (3.62%) IaaS
9 49 (2.90%) PaaS
10 47 (2.79%) Amazon S3
11 35 (2.07%) npm
12 32 (1.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 29 (1.72%) GCP
14 27 (1.60%) Slack
15 26 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
15 26 (1.54%) Power Platform
16 25 (1.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 25 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
16 25 (1.48%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 69 (4.09%) HTTP
2 25 (1.48%) SSL
3 21 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.13%) Internet
5 17 (1.01%) X.509
6 14 (0.83%) WAN
7 13 (0.77%) HTTPS
8 12 (0.71%) SSH
9 9 (0.53%) Bluetooth
9 9 (0.53%) DNS
9 9 (0.53%) Network Security
10 8 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (0.47%) Wireless
11 5 (0.30%) Firewall
11 5 (0.30%) GPON
11 5 (0.30%) VPN
12 4 (0.24%) BIG-IP
12 4 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.24%) LAN
12 4 (0.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (18.44%) SQL Server
2 259 (15.35%) MySQL
3 109 (6.46%) Relational Database
4 96 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
5 83 (4.92%) MongoDB
6 55 (3.26%) NoSQL
7 51 (3.02%) RDBMS
8 47 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 46 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
10 45 (2.67%) Big Data
11 40 (2.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 36 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 32 (1.90%) GIS
14 29 (1.72%) Oracle Database
15 28 (1.66%) Redis
16 25 (1.48%) Power BI
17 24 (1.42%) Geospatial Data
18 23 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
19 22 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
19 22 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 401 (23.77%) Git (software)
2 248 (14.70%) JIRA
3 186 (11.03%) Jenkins
4 129 (7.65%) JUnit
5 116 (6.88%) Maven
6 88 (5.22%) Visual Studio
7 83 (4.92%) Selenium
7 83 (4.92%) Subversion
8 76 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 57 (3.38%) Ant
9 57 (3.38%) Cucumber
10 50 (2.96%) TeamCity
11 46 (2.73%) webpack
12 44 (2.61%) Bitbucket
12 44 (2.61%) Postman
13 42 (2.49%) Visual Studio Team System
14 39 (2.31%) Jasmine
15 36 (2.13%) Gradle
15 36 (2.13%) JMeter
16 29 (1.72%) Eclipse
General
1 277 (16.42%) Finance
2 90 (5.33%) Public Sector
3 89 (5.28%) Marketing
4 68 (4.03%) Retail
5 61 (3.62%) Manufacturing
6 45 (2.67%) Banking
7 44 (2.61%) Telecoms
8 43 (2.55%) Games
9 34 (2.02%) Electronics
10 30 (1.78%) Legal
11 18 (1.07%) Advertising
12 13 (0.77%) Law
13 12 (0.71%) Military
14 11 (0.65%) Back Office
14 11 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.47%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.41%) Danish Language
17 5 (0.30%) Automotive
17 5 (0.30%) Local Government
18 3 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,109 (65.74%) Developer
2 221 (13.10%) .NET Developer
3 188 (11.14%) Java Developer
4 174 (10.31%) Software Developer
5 168 (9.96%) Senior Developer
6 138 (8.18%) C# Developer
7 114 (6.76%) Software Engineer
8 106 (6.28%) PHP Developer
9 98 (5.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 92 (5.45%) Analyst
11 72 (4.27%) Web Developer
12 70 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
13 63 (3.73%) .NET Software Developer
14 61 (3.62%) Senior Java Developer
15 57 (3.38%) Full Stack Developer
16 54 (3.20%) Junior
17 50 (2.96%) Consultant
17 50 (2.96%) iOS Developer
18 48 (2.85%) JavaScript Developer
19 46 (2.73%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 794 (47.07%) XML
2 689 (40.84%) HTML
3 622 (36.87%) CSS
4 586 (34.74%) REST
5 549 (32.54%) .NET
6 427 (25.31%) Web Services
7 393 (23.30%) SOAP
8 383 (22.70%) RESTful
9 350 (20.75%) jQuery
10 342 (20.27%) AngularJS
11 237 (14.05%) ASP.NET
12 219 (12.98%) Ajax
13 212 (12.57%) HTML5
14 193 (11.44%) Spring
15 169 (10.02%) React
16 141 (8.36%) Node.js
17 128 (7.59%) CSS3
18 120 (7.11%) .NET Framework
19 115 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
20 109 (6.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 187 (11.08%) User Experience
2 100 (5.93%) Mobile App
3 90 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
4 78 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
6 53 (3.14%) Linux Command Line
7 52 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
8 40 (2.37%) Management Information System
9 36 (2.13%) Data Centre
10 28 (1.66%) Data Structures
10 28 (1.66%) Enterprise Cloud
11 23 (1.36%) Virtual Team
12 22 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 22 (1.30%) Public Cloud
13 20 (1.19%) Private Cloud
14 15 (0.89%) Replication
15 14 (0.83%) Driving Licence
15 14 (0.83%) Renewable Energy
16 12 (0.71%) Client/Server
16 12 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 254 (15.06%) Linux
2 188 (11.14%) Windows
3 144 (8.54%) Android
4 137 (8.12%) Apple iOS
5 51 (3.02%) Windows Server
6 49 (2.90%) Unix
7 24 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (1.30%) Windows 7
8 22 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (1.24%) Mac OS
10 20 (1.19%) Windows 10
10 20 (1.19%) Windows 8
11 19 (1.13%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.59%) CentOS
13 10 (0.59%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.36%) Windows Phone
14 6 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
15 5 (0.30%) Debian
15 5 (0.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 688 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (20.57%) MVC
3 313 (18.55%) DevOps
4 263 (15.59%) Scrum
5 250 (14.82%) Software Engineering
6 240 (14.23%) TDD
7 226 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
8 199 (11.80%) OO
9 186 (11.03%) Web Development
10 163 (9.66%) Front End Development
10 163 (9.66%) Test Automation
11 161 (9.54%) Microservices
12 151 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
13 148 (8.77%) Unit Testing
14 147 (8.71%) SDLC
15 124 (7.35%) Computer Science
16 113 (6.70%) Mentoring
17 112 (6.64%) Kanban
18 92 (5.45%) SOA
19 88 (5.22%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 887 (52.58%) JavaScript
2 571 (33.85%) SQL
3 542 (32.13%) C#
4 504 (29.88%) Java
5 196 (11.62%) Python
6 195 (11.56%) PHP
7 133 (7.88%) PowerShell
8 96 (5.69%) T-SQL
9 91 (5.39%) TypeScript
10 82 (4.86%) Java 8
11 81 (4.80%) Apple Swift
12 78 (4.62%) Bash Shell
13 75 (4.45%) Ruby
14 69 (4.09%) Objective-C
15 67 (3.97%) C++
16 59 (3.50%) C
17 48 (2.85%) ES6
17 48 (2.85%) PL/SQL
17 48 (2.85%) VB.NET
18 42 (2.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 131 (7.77%) Degree
2 37 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 31 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (1.19%) MCSE
6 11 (0.65%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.59%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.41%) HND
9 6 (0.36%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.30%) ISEB
11 4 (0.24%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.18%) CBAP
12 3 (0.18%) IIBA
12 3 (0.18%) MCP
12 3 (0.18%) PhD
13 2 (0.12%) CCNA
13 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.12%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (7.47%) QA
2 14 (0.83%) GDPR
2 14 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.71%) HMG Infosec
3 12 (0.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 12 (0.71%) JSP 440
4 8 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.18%) WCAG
6 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.12%) PA-DSS
6 2 (0.12%) PMO
6 2 (0.12%) SLA
7 1 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 185 (10.97%) Docker
2 99 (5.87%) Active Directory
3 36 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 36 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (0.83%) XenApp
5 12 (0.71%) LXC
6 9 (0.53%) DFS Replication
7 8 (0.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 6 (0.36%) Firmware
9 1 (0.059%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.059%) HDFS
9 1 (0.059%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.059%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.059%) Xen
Systems Management
1 81 (4.80%) Kubernetes
2 68 (4.03%) Ansible
3 53 (3.14%) Terraform
4 30 (1.78%) Puppet
5 26 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (1.42%) SCCM
7 18 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (0.95%) Kibana
9 14 (0.83%) Nagios
9 14 (0.83%) SCOM
9 14 (0.83%) SCOrch
9 14 (0.83%) SCVMM
10 10 (0.59%) MIIS
11 7 (0.41%) logstash
12 6 (0.36%) FortiGate
13 5 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
14 4 (0.24%) Marathon
14 4 (0.24%) Mesos
14 4 (0.24%) Rancher
Vendors
1 259 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 133 (7.88%) Oracle
3 66 (3.91%) Google
4 44 (2.61%) SAP
5 43 (2.55%) MuleSoft
6 40 (2.37%) Adobe
7 38 (2.25%) Apple
8 37 (2.19%) VMware
9 26 (1.54%) Atlassian
10 25 (1.48%) IBM
11 24 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
11 24 (1.42%) TIBCO
11 24 (1.42%) Xamarin
12 23 (1.36%) Dell
13 22 (1.30%) webMethods
14 20 (1.19%) Citrix
14 20 (1.19%) WorldPay
15 18 (1.07%) Red Hat
16 17 (1.01%) HP
17 14 (0.83%) Cisco