Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 274 300 386
Rank change year-on-year +26 +86 -43
Permanent jobs citing HTTP 1,677 663 1,008
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.30% 1.04% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.75% 7.40% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 664 571 773
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £36,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +4.35%
75th Percentile £75,188 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +1.01%

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 17,204 8,956 18,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.35% 14.11% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10,960 7,170 15,129
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,975 £26,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England +32 1,489 £60,000 - 144
London +59 803 £69,000 +6.15% 63
UK excluding London -25 738 £50,000 -16.67% 90
Work from Home -47 368 £62,500 +13.64% 39
South East -70 239 £50,000 -16.67% 15
North of England -52 160 £47,500 -9.52% 28
Midlands -19 129 £47,500 -9.52% 14
North West -13 95 £45,000 -18.18% 18
West Midlands -31 90 £55,000 +4.76% 9
South West +13 89 £47,500 +26.67% 12
East of England -34 69 £45,500 +40.00% 11
Yorkshire -56 64 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Wales -11 42 £26,500 -45.81% 2
East Midlands -19 39 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Scotland -44 25 £51,500 +14.44% 7
North East -29 6 £42,500 -17.07% 3
Northern Ireland -28 4 £52,750 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 783 (46.69%) JavaScript
2 760 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
3 565 (33.69%) Python
4 548 (32.68%) CSS
5 543 (32.38%) AWS
6 538 (32.08%) Software Engineering
7 495 (29.52%) Linux
8 491 (29.28%) React
9 467 (27.85%) HTML
10 439 (26.18%) Java
11 431 (25.70%) REST
12 412 (24.57%) DevOps
13 397 (23.67%) CI/CD
14 385 (22.96%) Social Skills
15 378 (22.54%) Azure
16 323 (19.26%) Test Automation
17 321 (19.14%) Docker
18 315 (18.78%) SQL
19 304 (18.13%) Finance
20 296 (17.65%) Node.js
21 282 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
22 276 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
23 268 (15.98%) RESTful
24 266 (15.86%) Kubernetes
25 262 (15.62%) Microservices
26 246 (14.67%) TCP/IP
27 245 (14.61%) Git (software)
28 240 (14.31%) Problem-Solving
29 237 (14.13%) JSON
29 237 (14.13%) C#

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
1 120 (7.16%) GeoServer
2 99 (5.90%) IIS
3 87 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
4 63 (3.76%) Apache
5 53 (3.16%) nginx
6 41 (2.44%) WebSphere
7 31 (1.85%) CMS
8 26 (1.55%) Apache Spark
9 20 (1.19%) Confluence
9 20 (1.19%) Tomcat
10 19 (1.13%) SharePoint
11 15 (0.89%) WebLogic
12 13 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
12 13 (0.78%) Luigi
13 12 (0.72%) Drupal
13 12 (0.72%) Traefik
14 10 (0.60%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 7 (0.42%) Jetty
16 7 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 37 (2.21%) MS Visio
2 10 (0.60%) Chatbot
3 7 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (0.83%) Magento
2 10 (0.60%) Distributed Ledger
2 10 (0.60%) R3 Corda
2 10 (0.60%) Summit
3 4 (0.24%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 4 (0.24%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.12%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.060%) Maximo
6 1 (0.060%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.060%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 543 (32.38%) AWS
2 378 (22.54%) Azure
3 189 (11.27%) GitHub
4 146 (8.71%) GCP
5 117 (6.98%) Serverless
6 114 (6.80%) SaaS
7 81 (4.83%) Amazon EC2
8 70 (4.17%) Amazon S3
8 70 (4.17%) GitHub Actions
9 63 (3.76%) OpenShift
10 60 (3.58%) Microsoft 365
11 57 (3.40%) npm
12 54 (3.22%) Amazon SQS
13 50 (2.98%) PaaS
14 48 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
15 44 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
16 42 (2.50%) Yarn
17 33 (1.97%) Slack
18 32 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
19 30 (1.79%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 246 (14.67%) TCP/IP
2 230 (13.71%) DNS
3 161 (9.60%) HTTPS
4 118 (7.04%) FTP
5 113 (6.74%) Firewall
6 86 (5.13%) LAN
7 76 (4.53%) Internet
7 76 (4.53%) SMTP
8 71 (4.23%) DHCP
9 63 (3.76%) Broadband
10 59 (3.52%) WAN
11 58 (3.46%) Ethernet
12 55 (3.28%) SSL
13 54 (3.22%) BGP
14 47 (2.80%) Network Security
15 40 (2.39%) SSH
16 39 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
17 38 (2.27%) Wireshark
18 37 (2.21%) VPLS
19 36 (2.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
2 218 (13.00%) NoSQL
3 187 (11.15%) MySQL
4 142 (8.47%) Relational Database
5 139 (8.29%) MongoDB
6 127 (7.57%) QGIS
7 122 (7.27%) GIS
8 117 (6.98%) SQL Server
9 84 (5.01%) Redis
10 61 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
11 58 (3.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 45 (2.68%) Hadoop
13 42 (2.50%) Big Data
14 32 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
15 29 (1.73%) Amazon Aurora
16 27 (1.61%) Blockchain
17 22 (1.31%) SQLite
18 18 (1.07%) RDBMS
19 17 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
20 15 (0.89%) HBase
Development Applications
1 245 (14.61%) Git (software)
2 206 (12.28%) Jenkins
3 72 (4.29%) JUnit
4 69 (4.11%) Mocha
4 69 (4.11%) Selenium
5 67 (4.00%) JIRA
6 65 (3.88%) GitLab
7 57 (3.40%) Bitbucket
8 56 (3.34%) Codeship
8 56 (3.34%) webpack
9 55 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
10 48 (2.86%) TeamCity
11 41 (2.44%) gulp
12 39 (2.33%) Postman
13 38 (2.27%) Cucumber
14 37 (2.21%) WebDriver
15 33 (1.97%) Maven
16 31 (1.85%) Cypress.io
17 27 (1.61%) Android Studio
18 26 (1.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 385 (22.96%) Social Skills
2 304 (18.13%) Finance
3 143 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
4 108 (6.44%) Marketing
5 97 (5.78%) Games
6 96 (5.72%) Telecoms
7 81 (4.83%) Retail
8 67 (4.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 41 (2.44%) Advertising
9 41 (2.44%) Banking
10 40 (2.39%) Presentation Skills
11 32 (1.91%) Public Sector
12 30 (1.79%) French Language
13 22 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
14 18 (1.07%) Electronics
15 16 (0.95%) Law
16 12 (0.72%) Legal
17 11 (0.66%) Automotive
18 9 (0.54%) Back Office
19 8 (0.48%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 609 (36.31%) Developer
2 333 (19.86%) Software Engineer
3 177 (10.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 109 (6.50%) Geospatial Engineer
5 103 (6.14%) Java Developer
6 96 (5.72%) Senior Developer
7 95 (5.66%) Junior
8 87 (5.19%) Web Developer
9 79 (4.71%) Senior Software Engineer
10 69 (4.11%) Applications Developer
11 66 (3.94%) DevOps Engineer
12 59 (3.52%) Junior Developer
13 58 (3.46%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 58 (3.46%) Software Developer
14 54 (3.22%) Analyst
15 53 (3.16%) Architect
16 52 (3.10%) Network Engineer
17 48 (2.86%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 42 (2.50%) Backend Developer
19 37 (2.21%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 548 (32.68%) CSS
2 491 (29.28%) React
3 467 (27.85%) HTML
4 431 (25.70%) REST
5 296 (17.65%) Node.js
6 268 (15.98%) RESTful
7 237 (14.13%) JSON
8 231 (13.77%) HTML5
9 210 (12.52%) .NET
10 198 (11.81%) Web Services
11 194 (11.57%) CSS3
12 192 (11.45%) AngularJS
13 151 (9.00%) SOAP
13 151 (9.00%) XML
14 139 (8.29%) Spring
15 132 (7.87%) Kafka
16 121 (7.22%) RabbitMQ
17 120 (7.16%) Leaflet
17 120 (7.16%) OpenLayers
17 120 (7.16%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 196 (11.69%) User Experience
2 68 (4.05%) Mobile App
3 66 (3.94%) Social Media
4 48 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 47 (2.80%) Video\Live Streaming
6 43 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
7 42 (2.50%) Legacy Applications
8 40 (2.39%) Cyberthreat
9 38 (2.27%) Management Information System
10 37 (2.21%) EFT
11 36 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
12 32 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
13 30 (1.79%) MPEG
14 26 (1.55%) Client/Server
15 22 (1.31%) Digital TV
15 22 (1.31%) Public Cloud
15 22 (1.31%) STB
16 20 (1.19%) Cyber Defence
16 20 (1.19%) Robotics
17 19 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 495 (29.52%) Linux
2 223 (13.30%) Windows
3 129 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 68 (4.05%) Android
5 64 (3.82%) Unix
6 56 (3.34%) Apple iOS
7 40 (2.39%) AIX
8 36 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (2.09%) CentOS
10 27 (1.61%) Windows Server
11 23 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (0.89%) ThreadX
12 15 (0.89%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 14 (0.83%) Solaris
14 13 (0.78%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.54%) VMS
15 9 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
16 8 (0.48%) Windows 10
17 7 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
18 6 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 760 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
2 538 (32.08%) Software Engineering
3 412 (24.57%) DevOps
4 397 (23.67%) CI/CD
5 323 (19.26%) Test Automation
6 282 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
7 262 (15.62%) Microservices
8 240 (14.31%) Problem-Solving
9 232 (13.83%) Front End Development
10 210 (12.52%) Web Development
11 195 (11.63%) TDD
12 158 (9.42%) Scrum
13 152 (9.06%) Unit Testing
14 130 (7.75%) Analytics
15 129 (7.69%) UX Design
16 126 (7.51%) Full Stack Development
17 115 (6.86%) OO
18 110 (6.56%) Computer Science
19 107 (6.38%) Mentoring
20 101 (6.02%) Clean Code
Programming Languages
1 783 (46.69%) JavaScript
2 565 (33.69%) Python
3 439 (26.18%) Java
4 315 (18.78%) SQL
5 237 (14.13%) C#
6 200 (11.93%) TypeScript
7 175 (10.44%) PHP
8 134 (7.99%) PowerShell
9 102 (6.08%) Bash
10 92 (5.49%) C++
11 90 (5.37%) Go
12 87 (5.19%) C
12 87 (5.19%) Scala
13 65 (3.88%) Kotlin
14 61 (3.64%) Ruby
15 59 (3.52%) ES6
16 58 (3.46%) Shell Script
17 54 (3.22%) Perl
18 46 (2.74%) Java 8
19 34 (2.03%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 180 (10.73%) Security Cleared
2 159 (9.48%) Degree
3 152 (9.06%) SC Cleared
4 41 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (1.67%) CCNA
7 21 (1.25%) CISSP
8 18 (1.07%) CompTIA Security+
8 18 (1.07%) Master's Degree
9 17 (1.01%) DV Cleared
10 16 (0.95%) SSCP
11 15 (0.89%) CISM
11 15 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
12 12 (0.72%) ISTQB
13 11 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (0.60%) AWS Certification
15 9 (0.54%) CEH
15 9 (0.54%) DBS Check
15 9 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 9 (0.54%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (9.36%) QA
2 60 (3.58%) Accessibility
3 23 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.19%) GDPR
5 15 (0.89%) MISRA
6 12 (0.72%) NIST
6 12 (0.72%) SOC 2
7 11 (0.66%) IEC 62304
7 11 (0.66%) ISO 13485
8 7 (0.42%) SLA
9 6 (0.36%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.30%) WCAG
11 3 (0.18%) COBIT
11 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.18%) PMO
11 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.060%) GRC
13 1 (0.060%) NCSC
System Software
1 321 (19.14%) Docker
2 56 (3.34%) Active Directory
3 43 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (2.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 19 (1.13%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.83%) Firmware
6 14 (0.83%) NFS
7 13 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (0.72%) iptables
8 12 (0.72%) Snort
9 11 (0.66%) VirtualBox
10 9 (0.54%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.30%) OpenAM
12 5 (0.30%) OpenIDM
12 5 (0.30%) RACF
13 4 (0.24%) Varnish
14 2 (0.12%) Ceph
14 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.12%) Samba
Systems Management
1 266 (15.86%) Kubernetes
2 135 (8.05%) Terraform
3 92 (5.49%) Ansible
4 31 (1.85%) Rancher
5 28 (1.67%) Grafana
6 26 (1.55%) Graylog
6 26 (1.55%) Hadoop YARN
7 25 (1.49%) Kibana
8 20 (1.19%) Prometheus
9 19 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
10 14 (0.83%) Consul
11 13 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
12 12 (0.72%) Nagios
12 12 (0.72%) Puppet
13 11 (0.66%) Graphite
13 11 (0.66%) Opsgenie
14 10 (0.60%) HP ALM
15 8 (0.48%) FortiGate
15 8 (0.48%) Kustomize
15 8 (0.48%) QRadar
Vendors
1 199 (11.87%) Microsoft
2 146 (8.71%) Google
3 116 (6.92%) Oracle
4 83 (4.95%) Cisco
5 70 (4.17%) Splunk
6 52 (3.10%) VMware
7 47 (2.80%) IBM
8 42 (2.50%) Samsung
9 35 (2.09%) Apple
10 33 (1.97%) Spotify
11 28 (1.67%) BMC
11 28 (1.67%) HP
12 27 (1.61%) LogRhythm
13 25 (1.49%) YouTube
14 19 (1.13%) SAP
15 17 (1.01%) Juniper
16 16 (0.95%) Atlassian
16 16 (0.95%) Red Hat
16 16 (0.95%) ServiceNow
17 15 (0.89%) Klocwork