Period
to 3 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for HTTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HTTP over the 6 months to 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 347 384 318
Rank change year-on-year +37 -66 -47
Permanent jobs citing HTTP 661 1,212 1,905
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.83% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 5.27% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 525 898 1,450
Median annual salary £59,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.61% +9.52% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

HTTP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 11,898 22,981 26,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.03% 15.68% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9,283 17,393 21,287
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% - +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in the UK

HTTP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing HTTP.

Salary trend for HTTP in the UK

HTTP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing HTTP over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Salary histogram for HTTP in the UK

HTTP
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the UK over the 6 months to 3 July 2020. 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
England +39 623 £60,000 - 123
UK excluding London +46 352 £52,500 +5.00% 86
London +15 291 £67,500 -3.57% 42
South East +79 151 £55,000 - 20
North of England +76 71 £55,000 +37.50% 26
North West +73 49 £60,000 +53.85% 17
South West +50 49 £51,593 +3.19% 13
East of England +27 37 £50,000 - 9
Work from Home +41 35 £55,000 -21.43% 15
Midlands +73 23 £45,000 -16.67% 13
Yorkshire +102 22 £52,500 +28.05% 6
West Midlands +43 14 £45,000 -18.18% 10
Scotland +47 12 £52,250 +4.50% 1
East Midlands +61 9 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Wales +6 7 £42,500 +30.77% 4
Northern Ireland +22 1 - -
Isle of Man - 1 £51,500 -

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, IT jobs citing HTTP 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 with a requirement for HTTP.

1 262 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (33.43%) REST
3 207 (31.32%) Linux
4 205 (31.01%) Java
5 196 (29.65%) JavaScript
6 182 (27.53%) TCP/IP
7 174 (26.32%) Python
8 169 (25.57%) AWS
9 156 (23.60%) C#
10 154 (23.30%) DNS
11 151 (22.84%) HTML
12 133 (20.12%) XML
13 132 (19.97%) CSS
14 131 (19.82%) Git (software)
15 129 (19.52%) SQL
16 126 (19.06%) .NET
17 123 (18.61%) DevOps
18 115 (17.40%) JSON
19 112 (16.94%) Microservices
19 112 (16.94%) Azure
20 105 (15.89%) Windows
21 101 (15.28%) Web Services
22 98 (14.83%) Scrum
23 97 (14.67%) TDD
24 91 (13.77%) Software Engineering
25 86 (13.01%) Docker
26 85 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
26 85 (12.86%) Finance
26 85 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
27 78 (11.80%) Jenkins

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 56 (8.47%) Apache
2 49 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (4.08%) nginx
4 26 (3.93%) IIS
5 20 (3.03%) Confluence
6 18 (2.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 18 (2.72%) Tomcat
7 15 (2.27%) Apache Spark
8 13 (1.97%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.97%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (1.21%) MS Exchange
11 7 (1.06%) Red Hat Fuse
12 6 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.91%) JBoss
13 5 (0.76%) CMS
14 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.61%) NServiceBus
15 3 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
15 3 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.45%) FileZilla
1 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.30%) Gephi
3 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.15%) Avid Media Composer
3 1 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.82%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.61%) Magento
3 3 (0.45%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 169 (25.57%) AWS
2 112 (16.94%) Azure
3 64 (9.68%) SaaS
4 48 (7.26%) Serverless
5 23 (3.48%) AWS Lambda
5 23 (3.48%) IaaS
6 22 (3.33%) PaaS
7 21 (3.18%) GCP
8 16 (2.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 15 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
9 15 (2.27%) GitHub
10 14 (2.12%) Office 365
10 14 (2.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 12 (1.82%) Amazon S3
12 9 (1.36%) Amazon Kinesis
12 9 (1.36%) OpenShift
13 7 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (1.06%) Amazon Glacier
13 7 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 182 (27.53%) TCP/IP
2 154 (23.30%) DNS
3 63 (9.53%) SMTP
4 61 (9.23%) VPN
5 60 (9.08%) SSL
6 59 (8.93%) Internet
7 56 (8.47%) Firewall
8 50 (7.56%) FTP
9 35 (5.30%) HTTPS
10 28 (4.24%) Network Security
11 25 (3.78%) VoIP
12 24 (3.63%) DHCP
13 22 (3.33%) Wireshark
14 19 (2.87%) SSH
15 18 (2.72%) Intrusion Detection
16 17 (2.57%) WAN
17 16 (2.42%) Wireless
18 15 (2.27%) IPsec
19 12 (1.82%) OSPF
19 12 (1.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (11.65%) NoSQL
2 72 (10.89%) SQL Server
3 58 (8.77%) MySQL
4 47 (7.11%) MongoDB
5 41 (6.20%) Relational Database
6 31 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 24 (3.63%) Amazon RDS
9 19 (2.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 18 (2.72%) Hadoop
11 15 (2.27%) Big Data
12 13 (1.97%) HBase
13 12 (1.82%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.51%) Geospatial Data
14 10 (1.51%) GIS
14 10 (1.51%) Redis
14 10 (1.51%) SQLite
15 9 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (0.91%) Oracle Database
16 6 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 131 (19.82%) Git (software)
2 78 (11.80%) Jenkins
3 51 (7.72%) JIRA
4 27 (4.08%) Bitbucket
4 27 (4.08%) Selenium
5 20 (3.03%) Subversion
6 14 (2.12%) JUnit
6 14 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.97%) Cucumber
7 13 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (1.97%) Vagrant
7 13 (1.97%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.82%) Artifactory
8 12 (1.82%) Eclipse
8 12 (1.82%) Maven
8 12 (1.82%) NWDS
9 11 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (1.66%) Postman
9 11 (1.66%) TeamCity
10 10 (1.51%) CircleCI
General
1 85 (12.86%) Finance
2 23 (3.48%) Banking
3 19 (2.87%) Games
4 16 (2.42%) Aerospace
5 15 (2.27%) Marketing
6 14 (2.12%) Public Sector
7 13 (1.97%) Retail
8 8 (1.21%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.91%) Advertising
9 6 (0.91%) Law
10 5 (0.76%) Legal
11 4 (0.61%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.45%) Automotive
12 3 (0.45%) Electronics
12 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.45%) iGaming
13 2 (0.30%) Billing
13 2 (0.30%) Front Office
13 2 (0.30%) Police
13 2 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 280 (42.36%) Developer
2 66 (9.98%) Java Developer
3 60 (9.08%) Senior Developer
4 55 (8.32%) Analyst
5 51 (7.72%) .NET Developer
6 47 (7.11%) Software Engineer
7 45 (6.81%) Consultant
8 39 (5.90%) C# Developer
9 37 (5.60%) Software Developer
10 34 (5.14%) DevOps Engineer
11 32 (4.84%) Architect
12 30 (4.54%) C# .NET Developer
12 30 (4.54%) Security Engineer
13 29 (4.39%) Security Analyst
14 26 (3.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 24 (3.63%) Senior Java Developer
16 21 (3.18%) Junior
16 21 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
17 20 (3.03%) Java Engineer
17 20 (3.03%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (33.43%) REST
2 151 (22.84%) HTML
3 133 (20.12%) XML
4 132 (19.97%) CSS
5 126 (19.06%) .NET
6 115 (17.40%) JSON
7 101 (15.28%) Web Services
8 76 (11.50%) Node.js
9 67 (10.14%) SOAP
10 62 (9.38%) .NET Core
11 60 (9.08%) .NET Framework
12 59 (8.93%) AngularJS
12 59 (8.93%) Spring
13 56 (8.47%) ASP.NET
14 51 (7.72%) RESTful
15 45 (6.81%) Ajax
16 38 (5.75%) Kafka
17 36 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
18 35 (5.30%) HTML5
19 33 (4.99%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.78%) Mobile App
3 21 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 19 (2.87%) User Experience
6 17 (2.57%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.27%) Data Centre
7 15 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 14 (2.12%) Security Operations Centre
8 14 (2.12%) W3C
9 12 (1.82%) Cloud Native
9 12 (1.82%) Smartphone
10 11 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.66%) Social Media
11 10 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (1.21%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.21%) Clustering
12 8 (1.21%) PKI
13 7 (1.06%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 207 (31.32%) Linux
2 105 (15.89%) Windows
3 42 (6.35%) Unix
4 28 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (4.24%) Windows Server
5 27 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 26 (3.93%) Android
7 24 (3.63%) Ubuntu
8 17 (2.57%) CentOS
9 9 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.21%) VMS
11 7 (1.06%) Windows Server 2016
12 6 (0.91%) CoreOS
13 5 (0.76%) HPUX
13 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.61%) SUSE
15 3 (0.45%) Kali Linux
15 3 (0.45%) Solaris
15 3 (0.45%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.30%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (18.61%) DevOps
3 112 (16.94%) Microservices
4 98 (14.83%) Scrum
5 97 (14.67%) TDD
6 91 (13.77%) Software Engineering
7 85 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
7 85 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
8 70 (10.59%) Test Automation
9 69 (10.44%) OO
10 64 (9.68%) MVC
11 57 (8.62%) BDD
11 57 (8.62%) SOA
11 57 (8.62%) Web Development
12 49 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
13 48 (7.26%) Mentoring
14 47 (7.11%) Information Security
15 46 (6.96%) Open Source
15 46 (6.96%) Security Operations
16 44 (6.66%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 205 (31.01%) Java
2 196 (29.65%) JavaScript
3 174 (26.32%) Python
4 156 (23.60%) C#
5 129 (19.52%) SQL
6 65 (9.83%) Bash Shell
7 62 (9.38%) PHP
8 54 (8.17%) Perl
9 50 (7.56%) Ruby
10 46 (6.96%) TypeScript
11 42 (6.35%) PowerShell
12 34 (5.14%) C++
13 31 (4.69%) Java 8
14 28 (4.24%) Scala
15 20 (3.03%) C
16 18 (2.72%) Groovy
17 17 (2.57%) Shell Script
18 13 (1.97%) Apple Swift
18 13 (1.97%) PL/SQL
19 12 (1.82%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 75 (11.35%) Degree
2 51 (7.72%) Security Cleared
3 33 (4.99%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.33%) CEH
5 20 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (2.57%) DV Cleared
7 16 (2.42%) CISSP
8 14 (2.12%) OSCP
9 11 (1.66%) CCNA
9 11 (1.66%) CISM
9 11 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (1.51%) GWAPT
11 9 (1.36%) HND
12 8 (1.21%) Master's Degree
13 7 (1.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 7 (1.06%) CCSP
13 7 (1.06%) CRISC
13 7 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.91%) CCNP
15 5 (0.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.26%) QA
2 19 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.27%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.06%) Government Security Classifications
4 7 (1.06%) NCSC
5 6 (0.91%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.76%) NIST
7 4 (0.61%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.15%) GDPR
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.15%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (13.01%) Docker
2 31 (4.69%) Active Directory
3 21 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.12%) NFS
5 10 (1.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 10 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.06%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.76%) GlusterFS
7 5 (0.76%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.76%) vSphere
8 4 (0.61%) Snort
9 2 (0.30%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.30%) OpenSSH
9 2 (0.30%) Samba
9 2 (0.30%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.30%) Varnish
9 2 (0.30%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.15%) LXC
10 1 (0.15%) zsh
Systems Management
1 65 (9.83%) Kubernetes
2 48 (7.26%) Ansible
3 35 (5.30%) Terraform
4 22 (3.33%) Nagios
5 21 (3.18%) Single Sign-On
6 20 (3.03%) Puppet
7 16 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.36%) ZABBIX
9 8 (1.21%) Nessus
10 7 (1.06%) Kibana
11 5 (0.76%) OSSEC
12 4 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.61%) HP ALM
12 4 (0.61%) Rancher
12 4 (0.61%) SCCM
12 4 (0.61%) vCenter Server
13 3 (0.45%) Fluentd
13 3 (0.45%) Grafana
13 3 (0.45%) HP Fortify
13 3 (0.45%) Packer
Vendors
1 49 (7.41%) Oracle
2 41 (6.20%) Microsoft
3 39 (5.90%) Red Hat
4 30 (4.54%) VMware
5 24 (3.63%) Atlassian
5 24 (3.63%) Cisco
5 24 (3.63%) ServiceNow
6 19 (2.87%) SAP
7 18 (2.72%) IBM
8 17 (2.57%) Juniper
9 15 (2.27%) CheckPoint
9 15 (2.27%) F5
9 15 (2.27%) Google
10 14 (2.12%) Splunk
11 13 (1.97%) HP
12 12 (1.82%) Apple
13 9 (1.36%) Hyperion
13 9 (1.36%) MuleSoft
14 8 (1.21%) Palo Alto
15 7 (1.06%) Meraki