Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 297 261 298
Rank change year-on-year -36 +37 -35
Permanent jobs citing HTTP 1,939 2,280 2,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 1.30% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.24% 7.83% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,501 1,874 1,981
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%

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 26,798 29,133 35,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.21% 16.60% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 21,636 23,671 29,136
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in the UK

HTTP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for HTTP in the UK

HTTP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for HTTP in the UK

HTTP
Top 16 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 23 February 2018. 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 -38 1,805 £55,000 +4.76% 301
UK excluding London -15 1,090 £45,000 - 180
London -48 813 £62,500 +4.17% 138
South East -52 316 £47,500 - 53
North of England -14 231 £45,000 +12.50% 39
East of England -11 200 £57,500 +21.05% 30
North West -16 150 £50,000 +25.00% 23
South West -2 140 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Midlands -14 95 £44,150 -1.89% 30
Yorkshire +27 73 £42,000 -1.18% 15
Scotland +10 70 £38,000 -9.52% 7
West Midlands -36 70 £42,900 -4.67% 25
Wales +10 30 £38,500 -4.94% 6
East Midlands +15 25 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Northern Ireland -13 6 £40,000 +29.03% 4
North East -61 3 £35,000 +55.56% 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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.

1 766 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
2 736 (37.96%) Java
3 712 (36.72%) HTML
4 665 (34.30%) JavaScript
5 662 (34.14%) Linux
6 532 (27.44%) CSS
7 498 (25.68%) SQL
8 483 (24.91%) TCP/IP
8 483 (24.91%) REST
9 447 (23.05%) Python
10 446 (23.00%) DNS
11 406 (20.94%) XML
12 390 (20.11%) Web Services
13 379 (19.55%) Git (software)
14 378 (19.49%) Windows
15 369 (19.03%) Amazon AWS
16 363 (18.72%) Finance
17 352 (18.15%) TDD
18 345 (17.79%) Test Automation
19 334 (17.23%) C#
20 315 (16.25%) SSL
21 309 (15.94%) Software Engineering
22 302 (15.58%) Degree
23 301 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
24 295 (15.21%) Firewall
25 294 (15.16%) HTML5
26 279 (14.39%) .NET
27 274 (14.13%) DevOps
28 266 (13.72%) Internet
29 263 (13.56%) RESTful

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
1 172 (8.87%) Apache
2 139 (7.17%) Tomcat
3 98 (5.05%) nginx
4 95 (4.90%) WebSphere
5 70 (3.61%) IIS
6 63 (3.25%) JBoss
7 58 (2.99%) Confluence
8 55 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
9 48 (2.48%) CMS
10 45 (2.32%) OpenStack
11 41 (2.11%) WebLogic
12 37 (1.91%) Apache Spark
13 34 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 26 (1.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 25 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
16 18 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
17 16 (0.83%) Jetty
17 16 (0.83%) WordPress
18 15 (0.77%) SharePoint
19 14 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (0.31%) MS Visio
1 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.41%) Magento
2 5 (0.26%) ResourceLink
3 4 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
4 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.15%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.15%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.10%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.10%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.052%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.052%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 369 (19.03%) Amazon AWS
2 177 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (5.31%) SaaS
4 88 (4.54%) GitHub
5 64 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
6 63 (3.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 57 (2.94%) npm
8 46 (2.37%) PaaS
9 38 (1.96%) Office 365
10 37 (1.91%) IaaS
11 32 (1.65%) Amazon S3
12 28 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
13 27 (1.39%) Akamai
14 26 (1.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 22 (1.13%) OpenShift
16 20 (1.03%) Serverless
17 18 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 14 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
18 14 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
19 13 (0.67%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 483 (24.91%) TCP/IP
2 446 (23.00%) DNS
3 315 (16.25%) SSL
4 295 (15.21%) Firewall
5 266 (13.72%) Internet
6 219 (11.29%) SMTP
7 192 (9.90%) FTP
8 191 (9.85%) VPN
9 188 (9.70%) DHCP
10 156 (8.05%) HTTPS
11 153 (7.89%) IPsec
12 147 (7.58%) WAN
13 122 (6.29%) Network Security
14 111 (5.72%) BGP
15 98 (5.05%) OSPF
16 95 (4.90%) MPLS
17 93 (4.80%) Cisco ASA
18 87 (4.49%) LAN
19 73 (3.76%) SNMP
20 71 (3.66%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (12.74%) MySQL
2 230 (11.86%) SQL Server
3 194 (10.01%) NoSQL
4 190 (9.80%) Relational Database
5 115 (5.93%) MongoDB
6 113 (5.83%) Big Data
7 110 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
8 95 (4.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 81 (4.18%) Redis
10 58 (2.99%) RDBMS
11 49 (2.53%) Hadoop
12 45 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
13 42 (2.17%) CouchDB
14 39 (2.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 35 (1.81%) DB2
16 33 (1.70%) Oracle Database
17 26 (1.34%) Apache Hive
18 20 (1.03%) HBase
19 19 (0.98%) MariaDB
20 16 (0.83%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 379 (19.55%) Git (software)
2 225 (11.60%) Jenkins
3 153 (7.89%) JIRA
4 118 (6.09%) Selenium
5 114 (5.88%) Subversion
6 105 (5.42%) Cucumber
7 101 (5.21%) Maven
8 71 (3.66%) webpack
9 68 (3.51%) gulp
10 66 (3.40%) Eclipse
11 59 (3.04%) Visual Studio
12 57 (2.94%) Jasmine
13 54 (2.78%) Bitbucket
14 53 (2.73%) SoapUI
15 49 (2.53%) JUnit
16 47 (2.42%) Grunt
17 37 (1.91%) Ant
18 36 (1.86%) WebDriver
19 35 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 35 (1.81%) Mercurial
General
1 363 (18.72%) Finance
2 127 (6.55%) Banking
3 104 (5.36%) Marketing
4 84 (4.33%) Telecoms
5 79 (4.07%) Games
6 68 (3.51%) Retail
7 54 (2.78%) Advertising
8 49 (2.53%) Manufacturing
9 43 (2.22%) Electronics
10 31 (1.60%) Investment Banking
11 23 (1.19%) Back Office
12 17 (0.88%) Retail Banking
13 16 (0.83%) Legal
14 13 (0.67%) Publishing
15 11 (0.57%) Law
15 11 (0.57%) Online Betting
16 10 (0.52%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.41%) Front Office
18 6 (0.31%) Military
19 4 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 718 (37.03%) Developer
2 178 (9.18%) Java Developer
3 172 (8.87%) Senior Developer
4 138 (7.12%) Analyst
5 123 (6.34%) Software Engineer
6 109 (5.62%) Architect
7 107 (5.52%) Network Engineer
8 106 (5.47%) JavaScript Developer
9 86 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 85 (4.38%) DevOps Engineer
11 83 (4.28%) .NET Developer
12 81 (4.18%) Consultant
13 80 (4.13%) Security Engineer
14 77 (3.97%) Administrator
14 77 (3.97%) Tester
15 65 (3.35%) C# Developer
15 65 (3.35%) Software Developer
16 61 (3.15%) Support Engineer
17 53 (2.73%) PHP Developer
18 52 (2.68%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 712 (36.72%) HTML
2 532 (27.44%) CSS
3 483 (24.91%) REST
4 406 (20.94%) XML
5 390 (20.11%) Web Services
6 294 (15.16%) HTML5
7 279 (14.39%) .NET
8 263 (13.56%) RESTful
9 256 (13.20%) AngularJS
10 247 (12.74%) JSON
11 245 (12.64%) SOAP
12 225 (11.60%) Spring
13 202 (10.42%) Node.js
14 177 (9.13%) jQuery
15 152 (7.84%) React
16 150 (7.74%) CSS3
17 113 (5.83%) LDAP
18 111 (5.72%) Ajax
18 111 (5.72%) Sass
19 109 (5.62%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 251 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 189 (9.75%) Computer Science
3 167 (8.61%) User Experience
4 158 (8.15%) Mobile App
5 151 (7.79%) Data Centre
6 101 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
7 82 (4.23%) Fintech
8 74 (3.82%) Clustering
9 71 (3.66%) Linux Command Line
10 65 (3.35%) Algorithms
11 63 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
12 57 (2.94%) Data Structures
12 57 (2.94%) Management Information System
13 44 (2.27%) Public Cloud
14 43 (2.22%) Private Cloud
15 39 (2.01%) CESG
16 28 (1.44%) Blog
17 24 (1.24%) Virtual Team
18 22 (1.13%) Media Streaming
19 20 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 662 (34.14%) Linux
2 378 (19.49%) Windows
3 242 (12.48%) Unix
4 96 (4.95%) Windows Server
5 69 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 65 (3.35%) CentOS
7 48 (2.48%) Android
8 46 (2.37%) Apple iOS
8 46 (2.37%) Solaris
8 46 (2.37%) Ubuntu
9 34 (1.75%) Debian
10 31 (1.60%) Windows 10
11 26 (1.34%) Mac OS X
12 25 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (0.98%) Windows 7
15 17 (0.88%) Windows 8
16 13 (0.67%) AIX
16 13 (0.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 766 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
2 352 (18.15%) TDD
3 345 (17.79%) Test Automation
4 309 (15.94%) Software Engineering
5 301 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
6 274 (14.13%) DevOps
7 251 (12.94%) OO
8 250 (12.89%) Scrum
9 228 (11.76%) SOA
10 216 (11.14%) Microservices
11 199 (10.26%) BDD
12 182 (9.39%) Web Development
13 178 (9.18%) MVC
14 167 (8.61%) Mentoring
15 157 (8.10%) Open Source
16 153 (7.89%) E-Commerce
17 130 (6.70%) OOP
18 128 (6.60%) Configuration Management
19 124 (6.40%) High Availability
20 121 (6.24%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 736 (37.96%) Java
2 665 (34.30%) JavaScript
3 498 (25.68%) SQL
4 447 (23.05%) Python
5 334 (17.23%) C#
6 199 (10.26%) PHP
7 196 (10.11%) Bash Shell
8 184 (9.49%) Ruby
9 154 (7.94%) PowerShell
10 149 (7.68%) C++
11 146 (7.53%) Perl
12 104 (5.36%) ES6
12 104 (5.36%) Shell Script
13 101 (5.21%) Go
14 93 (4.80%) C
15 92 (4.74%) Scala
16 90 (4.64%) TypeScript
17 63 (3.25%) Groovy
18 39 (2.01%) VBScript
19 23 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 302 (15.58%) Degree
2 103 (5.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 102 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 87 (4.49%) Security Cleared
5 82 (4.23%) CISSP
6 78 (4.02%) SC Cleared
7 67 (3.46%) CCNA
8 41 (2.11%) DV Cleared
9 35 (1.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 31 (1.60%) CCNP
10 31 (1.60%) GIAC
11 27 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (1.24%) CEH
13 23 (1.19%) ISTQB
14 20 (1.03%) ISEB
15 18 (0.93%) CISM
15 18 (0.93%) Master's Degree
15 18 (0.93%) MCSE
16 16 (0.83%) OSCP
17 14 (0.72%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (8.51%) QA
2 65 (3.35%) PCI DSS
3 48 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (2.42%) SLA
5 25 (1.29%) WCAG
6 22 (1.13%) GDPR
7 20 (1.03%) HIPAA
8 11 (0.57%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 10 (0.52%) MiFID
10 8 (0.41%) COBIT
10 8 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.41%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.26%) RosettaNet
12 4 (0.21%) GCP
12 4 (0.21%) GPG13
12 4 (0.21%) ISO 31000
13 3 (0.15%) GAMP
13 3 (0.15%) TickIT
14 2 (0.10%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 167 (8.61%) Docker
2 111 (5.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (5.52%) Active Directory
4 54 (2.78%) vSphere
5 30 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (1.50%) NFS
7 26 (1.34%) Snort
8 15 (0.77%) Hyper-V
9 12 (0.62%) BIND 9
9 12 (0.62%) Kamailio
9 12 (0.62%) Postfix
9 12 (0.62%) VMware NSX
10 10 (0.52%) VirtualBox
10 10 (0.52%) Xen
11 8 (0.41%) Apache Flume
11 8 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 8 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (0.36%) HDFS
12 7 (0.36%) KVM
13 6 (0.31%) iptables
Systems Management
1 138 (7.12%) Puppet
2 120 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (4.64%) Ansible
4 69 (3.56%) Kubernetes
5 54 (2.78%) Nagios
6 46 (2.37%) Terraform
7 43 (2.22%) Salt
8 40 (2.06%) Nessus
9 30 (1.55%) HAProxy
10 27 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
11 25 (1.29%) SCCM
12 20 (1.03%) CA Service Virtualization
12 20 (1.03%) HP ALM
13 16 (0.83%) vCenter Server
14 15 (0.77%) Cacti
15 14 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
16 12 (0.62%) Munin
16 12 (0.62%) vRealize
17 11 (0.57%) SCOM
17 11 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 248 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 203 (10.47%) VMware
3 195 (10.06%) Oracle
4 164 (8.46%) Cisco
5 118 (6.09%) Google
6 93 (4.80%) F5
7 90 (4.64%) CheckPoint
8 78 (4.02%) Juniper
9 75 (3.87%) Citrix
10 73 (3.76%) Red Hat
11 70 (3.61%) IBM
12 66 (3.40%) SAP
13 65 (3.35%) Palo Alto
14 62 (3.20%) Fortinet
15 55 (2.84%) Splunk
16 50 (2.58%) Arista
17 44 (2.27%) HP
18 35 (1.81%) TIBCO
18 35 (1.81%) Twitter
19 31 (1.60%) Salesforce.com