Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 298 381 333
Rank change year-on-year +83 -48 -20
Permanent jobs citing HTTP 656 1,011 1,464
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.03% 0.80% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.35% 5.35% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 688 812 991
Median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +1.74% +9.52%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 8,925 18,908 22,866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.04% 15.04% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7,086 15,112 18,137
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 24 January 2021.

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 24 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
England +91 613 £60,000 - 187
UK excluding London +134 397 £55,000 +10.00% 123
London +15 219 £65,000 -4.41% 77
South East +163 214 £60,000 +9.09% 49
Work from Home +38 143 £55,000 +12.82% 39
North of England +113 80 £52,500 - 17
Midlands +89 52 £52,500 +16.67% 22
West Midlands +102 48 £52,500 +2.94% 15
Yorkshire +83 47 £52,500 -7.89% 5
South West +22 28 £37,500 -11.76% 15
North West +67 27 £52,500 +2.44% 9
East of England +55 10 £32,500 -27.78% 11
North East +19 6 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Wales -6 6 £48,900 +8.67% 6
Scotland +9 4 £30,000 -39.70% 6
Northern Ireland +12 3 - - 1
East Midlands +43 2 £50,000 +42.86% 7

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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.

1 245 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (36.74%) Azure
3 225 (34.30%) JavaScript
4 199 (30.34%) Git (software)
5 193 (29.42%) Python
6 189 (28.81%) C#
7 186 (28.35%) Linux
8 173 (26.37%) AWS
9 172 (26.22%) TCP/IP
10 169 (25.76%) .NET
11 160 (24.39%) HTML
12 158 (24.09%) Java
13 157 (23.93%) DevOps
14 156 (23.78%) React
15 149 (22.71%) CSS
16 148 (22.56%) REST
17 140 (21.34%) SQL
18 133 (20.27%) NoSQL
19 129 (19.66%) ASP.NET
20 128 (19.51%) RESTful
21 125 (19.05%) .NET Core
21 125 (19.05%) SQL Server
22 119 (18.14%) Microservices
23 118 (17.99%) TypeScript
24 114 (17.38%) DNS
25 113 (17.23%) .NET Framework
26 110 (16.77%) Docker
27 105 (16.01%) MVC
28 103 (15.70%) ASP.NET Core
29 98 (14.94%) Test Automation

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 84 (12.80%) NServiceBus
2 43 (6.55%) Apache
3 29 (4.42%) Confluence
4 25 (3.81%) Apache Spark
4 25 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (2.44%) IIS
6 12 (1.83%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.68%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.07%) JBoss
9 5 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.61%) CMS
10 4 (0.61%) Red Hat Fuse
11 3 (0.46%) nginx
11 3 (0.46%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.46%) WordPress
12 2 (0.30%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Magento
1 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 241 (36.74%) Azure
2 173 (26.37%) AWS
3 96 (14.63%) IaaS
4 89 (13.57%) PaaS
5 77 (11.74%) SaaS
6 42 (6.40%) GCP
7 32 (4.88%) GitHub
8 30 (4.57%) Serverless
9 23 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
10 18 (2.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 17 (2.59%) AWS Lambda
12 15 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
12 15 (2.29%) Amazon SQS
13 11 (1.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 9 (1.37%) Amazon ECS
15 8 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (1.22%) Amazon S3
16 7 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
16 7 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (1.07%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 172 (26.22%) TCP/IP
2 114 (17.38%) DNS
3 79 (12.04%) Skype
4 56 (8.54%) HTTPS
5 53 (8.08%) Firewall
6 52 (7.93%) FTP
7 45 (6.86%) SMTP
8 44 (6.71%) SSL
9 39 (5.95%) Internet
10 32 (4.88%) DHCP
11 25 (3.81%) SSH
12 24 (3.66%) 802.11
12 24 (3.66%) VPN
13 21 (3.20%) Ethernet
13 21 (3.20%) Wireless
14 20 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (2.90%) Network Security
15 19 (2.90%) Wireshark
16 18 (2.74%) STUN
16 18 (2.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (20.27%) NoSQL
2 125 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 60 (9.15%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (6.71%) MongoDB
5 42 (6.40%) Relational Database
6 26 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (3.66%) MySQL
8 18 (2.74%) Big Data
8 18 (2.74%) Redis
9 17 (2.59%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.83%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (1.68%) Blockchain
12 10 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (1.52%) HBase
12 10 (1.52%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.07%) Hazelcast
14 6 (0.91%) Aerospike
14 6 (0.91%) Apache Hive
15 5 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 199 (30.34%) Git (software)
2 71 (10.82%) Jenkins
3 51 (7.77%) Octopus Deploy
3 51 (7.77%) TeamCity
4 43 (6.55%) JIRA
4 43 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 36 (5.49%) Selenium
6 28 (4.27%) Cypress.io
7 24 (3.66%) Visual Studio Team System
8 21 (3.20%) GitLab
9 20 (3.05%) JUnit
10 17 (2.59%) WebDriver
11 16 (2.44%) Artifactory
11 16 (2.44%) Cucumber
12 15 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
13 13 (1.98%) Gerrit
14 12 (1.83%) Fiddler
15 11 (1.68%) Appium
15 11 (1.68%) Maven
General
1 78 (11.89%) Finance
2 23 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.20%) Games
4 19 (2.90%) Public Sector
5 16 (2.44%) Aerospace
6 12 (1.83%) Front Office
7 10 (1.52%) Police
8 8 (1.22%) Legal
9 7 (1.07%) Automotive
9 7 (1.07%) Banking
9 7 (1.07%) Marketing
10 5 (0.76%) Back Office
10 5 (0.76%) Retail
11 4 (0.61%) Advertising
11 4 (0.61%) Avionics
11 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
13 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 296 (45.12%) Developer
2 109 (16.62%) Senior Developer
3 72 (10.98%) .NET Developer
4 50 (7.62%) Python Developer
5 46 (7.01%) Architect
6 43 (6.55%) Principal Developer
7 37 (5.64%) Consultant
8 36 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
9 33 (5.03%) Analyst
10 31 (4.73%) JavaScript Engineer
11 30 (4.57%) Senior Python Developer
12 28 (4.27%) Full Stack Developer
12 28 (4.27%) Senior .NET Developer
13 25 (3.81%) Java Developer
13 25 (3.81%) Linux Engineer
14 24 (3.66%) C# Developer
14 24 (3.66%) Junior
14 24 (3.66%) Network Engineer
15 23 (3.51%) Cloud Engineer
16 22 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (25.76%) .NET
2 160 (24.39%) HTML
3 156 (23.78%) React
4 149 (22.71%) CSS
5 148 (22.56%) REST
6 129 (19.66%) ASP.NET
7 128 (19.51%) RESTful
8 125 (19.05%) .NET Core
9 113 (17.23%) .NET Framework
10 103 (15.70%) ASP.NET Core
11 93 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 91 (13.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 81 (12.35%) AngularJS
14 77 (11.74%) JSON
15 74 (11.28%) Web Services
16 67 (10.21%) XML
17 57 (8.69%) Vue.js
18 56 (8.54%) Blazor
19 55 (8.38%) HTML5
20 53 (8.08%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.32%) User Experience
2 36 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 20 (3.05%) Public Cloud
6 17 (2.59%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.83%) Algorithms
7 12 (1.83%) Cyberattack
7 12 (1.83%) Data Structures
7 12 (1.83%) Smartphone
8 11 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
9 9 (1.37%) Enterprise Cloud
9 9 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (1.37%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.22%) Cloud Native
10 8 (1.22%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 8 (1.22%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.07%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 186 (28.35%) Linux
2 62 (9.45%) Windows
3 43 (6.55%) Ubuntu
4 31 (4.73%) CentOS
5 29 (4.42%) Unix
6 28 (4.27%) Android
7 24 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.37%) Debian
9 5 (0.76%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.30%) OpenBSD
11 2 (0.30%) Solaris
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.15%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (23.93%) DevOps
3 119 (18.14%) Microservices
4 105 (16.01%) MVC
5 98 (14.94%) Test Automation
6 91 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
7 83 (12.65%) Scrum
8 76 (11.59%) Mentoring
9 71 (10.82%) OO
10 70 (10.67%) Software Engineering
11 66 (10.06%) API Design
12 60 (9.15%) SOA
13 57 (8.69%) TDD
14 55 (8.38%) Computer Science
14 55 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
14 55 (8.38%) OWASP
15 49 (7.47%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 48 (7.32%) SOLID
17 46 (7.01%) Infrastructure as Code
18 44 (6.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 225 (34.30%) JavaScript
2 193 (29.42%) Python
3 189 (28.81%) C#
4 158 (24.09%) Java
5 140 (21.34%) SQL
6 118 (17.99%) TypeScript
7 49 (7.47%) Bash Shell
8 45 (6.86%) C++
9 35 (5.34%) PowerShell
10 31 (4.73%) PHP
11 29 (4.42%) Scala
12 28 (4.27%) Perl
12 28 (4.27%) Shell Script
13 23 (3.51%) C
14 19 (2.90%) Ruby
15 18 (2.74%) Go
16 14 (2.13%) Groovy
17 10 (1.52%) Rust
18 6 (0.91%) VB.NET
19 5 (0.76%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 51 (7.77%) Degree
2 31 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 26 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (2.29%) CISSP
6 10 (1.52%) CISM
6 10 (1.52%) HNC
7 9 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.22%) CCNP
8 8 (1.22%) JNCIP
9 4 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.61%) SSCP
10 3 (0.46%) CRISC
10 3 (0.46%) GCIA
10 3 (0.46%) GCIH
10 3 (0.46%) JNCIA
10 3 (0.46%) JNCIS
11 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.30%) GSEC
11 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.73%) QA
2 7 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.76%) SLA
5 3 (0.46%) NIST
6 1 (0.15%) GDPR
6 1 (0.15%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) NCSC
6 1 (0.15%) PMO
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 110 (16.77%) Docker
2 44 (6.71%) Active Directory
3 43 (6.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.61%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.61%) vSphere
7 3 (0.46%) zsh
8 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.15%) HDFS
9 1 (0.15%) NFS
9 1 (0.15%) oVirt
9 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.15%) Samba
9 1 (0.15%) Snort
9 1 (0.15%) Varnish
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.15%) XenApp
9 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 95 (14.48%) Kubernetes
2 66 (10.06%) Ansible
3 62 (9.45%) Terraform
4 20 (3.05%) Puppet
5 18 (2.74%) Graylog
5 18 (2.74%) Kibana
6 16 (2.44%) ZABBIX
7 12 (1.83%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (1.37%) Grafana
9 6 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.91%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.61%) Nagios
11 3 (0.46%) Munin
11 3 (0.46%) Packer
11 3 (0.46%) SCCM
12 2 (0.30%) EnCase
12 2 (0.30%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.30%) FTK
12 2 (0.30%) Nessus
13 1 (0.15%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 52 (7.93%) VMware
2 45 (6.86%) Microsoft
3 33 (5.03%) Google
4 29 (4.42%) Oracle
5 28 (4.27%) Red Hat
6 22 (3.35%) Apple
7 16 (2.44%) New Relic
8 15 (2.29%) Atlassian
9 14 (2.13%) Cisco
9 14 (2.13%) ServiceNow
10 11 (1.68%) Juniper
11 10 (1.52%) Splunk
12 9 (1.37%) F5
13 8 (1.22%) IBM
14 6 (0.91%) Adobe
14 6 (0.91%) LogRhythm
14 6 (0.91%) Sophos
14 6 (0.91%) webMethods
15 5 (0.76%) SolarWinds
15 5 (0.76%) Spotify