Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
UK
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 322 364 359
Rank change year-on-year +42 -5 -47
Permanent jobs citing HTTP 787 911 1,329
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.95% 0.80% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.33% 5.32% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 589 698 879
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £59,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% +12.15%
75th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +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 10,732 17,133 22,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.96% 15.08% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8,174 13,690 17,699
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,188 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 11 April 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 11 April 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 +69 723 £60,000 - 143
UK excluding London +79 441 £60,000 +20.00% 91
London +37 294 £65,000 -4.41% 60
South East +94 183 £60,000 +14.29% 24
Work from Home -9 174 £60,000 +50.00% 27
North of England +69 110 £52,500 -7.89% 31
Yorkshire +63 69 £52,500 -4.55% 10
Midlands +50 52 £50,000 - 16
West Midlands +58 48 £50,000 -1.96% 14
South West -34 42 £52,500 +27.27% 12
East of England +39 32 £72,500 +45.00%
North West +17 31 £53,750 -10.42% 19
North East - 10 £36,250 - 2
Northern Ireland +12 8 - - 2
Wales +5 8 £54,800 +15.37% 3
Scotland -12 6 £45,000 -10.00% 3
East Midlands +9 2 £70,000 +75.00% 2

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 263 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (32.15%) JavaScript
3 250 (31.77%) Python
4 239 (30.37%) REST
5 235 (29.86%) Linux
6 219 (27.83%) AWS
7 203 (25.79%) Java
8 200 (25.41%) TCP/IP
9 199 (25.29%) Azure
10 188 (23.89%) RESTful
11 172 (21.86%) SQL
12 164 (20.84%) C#
12 164 (20.84%) Test Automation
13 151 (19.19%) DevOps
13 151 (19.19%) DNS
14 149 (18.93%) Git (software)
15 148 (18.81%) Microservices
16 143 (18.17%) React
17 141 (17.92%) Docker
18 140 (17.79%) .NET
18 140 (17.79%) CSS
19 138 (17.53%) HTML
20 136 (17.28%) TypeScript
21 132 (16.77%) Software Engineering
22 123 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
23 117 (14.87%) NoSQL
24 114 (14.49%) Kubernetes
25 107 (13.60%) Web Services
25 107 (13.60%) Finance
26 100 (12.71%) .NET Core

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 54 (6.86%) Apache
2 48 (6.10%) NServiceBus
3 36 (4.57%) Confluence
3 36 (4.57%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (3.68%) Apache Spark
5 23 (2.92%) IIS
6 20 (2.54%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.65%) CMS
8 11 (1.40%) JBoss
8 11 (1.40%) Red Hat Fuse
9 9 (1.14%) nginx
10 7 (0.89%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.89%) WordPress
11 5 (0.64%) Apache Airflow
11 5 (0.64%) Jupyter
11 5 (0.64%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.51%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.38%) Drupal
13 3 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.76%) Gephi
3 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.25%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.51%) Magento
3 2 (0.25%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 219 (27.83%) AWS
2 199 (25.29%) Azure
3 91 (11.56%) SaaS
4 63 (8.01%) PaaS
5 62 (7.88%) IaaS
6 51 (6.48%) Serverless
7 44 (5.59%) GitHub
8 36 (4.57%) GCP
9 30 (3.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 23 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
10 23 (2.92%) Amazon SQS
11 20 (2.54%) AWS Lambda
12 19 (2.41%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 15 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
14 13 (1.65%) Amazon ECS
14 13 (1.65%) Amazon ELB
14 13 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (1.52%) Amazon S3
15 12 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 200 (25.41%) TCP/IP
2 151 (19.19%) DNS
3 75 (9.53%) SSL
4 72 (9.15%) HTTPS
5 70 (8.89%) FTP
6 68 (8.64%) SMTP
7 63 (8.01%) Firewall
8 51 (6.48%) DHCP
9 46 (5.84%) Skype
10 44 (5.59%) Ethernet
10 44 (5.59%) Internet
11 42 (5.34%) 802.11
12 38 (4.83%) Wireless
13 37 (4.70%) MQTT
13 37 (4.70%) Wi-Fi
14 36 (4.57%) Wireshark
15 35 (4.45%) Broadband
15 35 (4.45%) STUN
16 34 (4.32%) Network Security
17 33 (4.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (14.87%) NoSQL
2 87 (11.05%) SQL Server
3 64 (8.13%) PostgreSQL
4 55 (6.99%) Relational Database
5 43 (5.46%) MySQL
6 40 (5.08%) MongoDB
7 23 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 23 (2.92%) Big Data
8 16 (2.03%) Redis
9 15 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
9 15 (1.91%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 14 (1.78%) Oracle Database
11 13 (1.65%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.40%) Apache Hive
13 9 (1.14%) Impala
14 8 (1.02%) HBase
15 6 (0.76%) Aerospike
16 5 (0.64%) Hazelcast
17 4 (0.51%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 149 (18.93%) Git (software)
2 94 (11.94%) Jenkins
3 63 (8.01%) JIRA
4 59 (7.50%) TeamCity
5 56 (7.12%) Octopus Deploy
6 34 (4.32%) Selenium
7 33 (4.19%) GitLab
8 26 (3.30%) Cucumber
9 25 (3.18%) Maven
10 23 (2.92%) JUnit
11 19 (2.41%) Burp Suite
11 19 (2.41%) Fiddler
12 18 (2.29%) Charles Proxy
13 17 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (2.16%) Cypress.io
13 17 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (2.03%) CircleCI
14 16 (2.03%) Visual Studio Team System
14 16 (2.03%) WebDriver
15 14 (1.78%) JMeter
General
1 107 (13.60%) Finance
2 42 (5.34%) Telecoms
3 38 (4.83%) Public Sector
4 19 (2.41%) Marketing
4 19 (2.41%) Retail
5 17 (2.16%) Aerospace
5 17 (2.16%) Games
6 13 (1.65%) Police
7 12 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.40%) Back Office
8 11 (1.40%) Legal
9 10 (1.27%) Advertising
10 7 (0.89%) Automotive
10 7 (0.89%) Banking
11 6 (0.76%) Front Office
11 6 (0.76%) German Language
12 5 (0.64%) Avionics
13 4 (0.51%) Law
13 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 280 (35.58%) Developer
2 92 (11.69%) Senior Developer
3 60 (7.62%) Software Engineer
4 54 (6.86%) Architect
5 53 (6.73%) .NET Developer
6 50 (6.35%) Python Developer
7 47 (5.97%) Analyst
8 40 (5.08%) Consultant
9 39 (4.96%) DevOps Engineer
10 35 (4.45%) Full Stack Developer
11 34 (4.32%) Senior Python Developer
12 33 (4.19%) Java Developer
12 33 (4.19%) JavaScript Engineer
13 32 (4.07%) Principal Developer
14 31 (3.94%) Java Engineer
15 30 (3.81%) Network Engineer
16 29 (3.68%) Automation Engineer
16 29 (3.68%) Wireless Engineer
17 27 (3.43%) Senior Software Engineer
18 26 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (30.37%) REST
2 188 (23.89%) RESTful
3 143 (18.17%) React
4 140 (17.79%) .NET
4 140 (17.79%) CSS
5 138 (17.53%) HTML
6 107 (13.60%) Web Services
7 100 (12.71%) .NET Core
8 92 (11.69%) ASP.NET
9 83 (10.55%) JSON
10 81 (10.29%) AngularJS
11 77 (9.78%) .NET Framework
12 72 (9.15%) Kafka
13 71 (9.02%) ASP.NET Core
14 70 (8.89%) XML
15 60 (7.62%) Node.js
16 59 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
17 58 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 55 (6.99%) Vue.js
19 50 (6.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (9.28%) User Experience
2 41 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 36 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
5 29 (3.68%) Mobile App
5 29 (3.68%) Public Cloud
6 25 (3.18%) Algorithms
6 25 (3.18%) Data Centre
7 22 (2.80%) Data Structures
8 20 (2.54%) Analytical Mindset
9 16 (2.03%) Smartphone
10 14 (1.78%) Cloud Native
10 14 (1.78%) Cyberattack
11 13 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
12 11 (1.40%) Blog
12 11 (1.40%) Security Operations Centre
13 10 (1.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 10 (1.27%) NHS
14 8 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (1.02%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 235 (29.86%) Linux
2 69 (8.77%) Windows
3 62 (7.88%) Ubuntu
4 37 (4.70%) Unix
5 32 (4.07%) CentOS
6 27 (3.43%) Android
7 15 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.14%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.76%) Debian
10 4 (0.51%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.51%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.25%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.25%) OpenBSD
12 2 (0.25%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (20.84%) Test Automation
3 151 (19.19%) DevOps
4 148 (18.81%) Microservices
5 132 (16.77%) Software Engineering
6 123 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
7 99 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
8 96 (12.20%) Computer Science
9 86 (10.93%) Scrum
10 85 (10.80%) TDD
11 83 (10.55%) Mentoring
12 82 (10.42%) API Design
13 76 (9.66%) MVC
14 69 (8.77%) Integration Testing
15 66 (8.39%) OO
16 60 (7.62%) Cybersecurity
16 60 (7.62%) Kanban
17 59 (7.50%) Software Testing
18 57 (7.24%) High Availability
19 55 (6.99%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 253 (32.15%) JavaScript
2 250 (31.77%) Python
3 203 (25.79%) Java
4 172 (21.86%) SQL
5 164 (20.84%) C#
6 136 (17.28%) TypeScript
7 65 (8.26%) Bash Shell
8 62 (7.88%) PowerShell
9 60 (7.62%) C++
10 56 (7.12%) C
11 35 (4.45%) Go
11 35 (4.45%) PHP
12 33 (4.19%) Perl
12 33 (4.19%) Scala
13 31 (3.94%) Ruby
14 22 (2.80%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.65%) Kotlin
16 11 (1.40%) Groovy
17 10 (1.27%) ES6
18 9 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (9.28%) Degree
2 42 (5.34%) Security Cleared
3 36 (4.57%) SC Cleared
4 32 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (2.67%) CISSP
6 18 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.65%) HNC
9 11 (1.40%) CCNA
10 9 (1.14%) CCNP
10 9 (1.14%) SANS
10 9 (1.14%) SSCP
11 8 (1.02%) JNCIP
11 8 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (0.89%) CEH
12 7 (0.89%) CISM
12 7 (0.89%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.89%) MCSE
13 6 (0.76%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (7.62%) QA
2 9 (1.14%) SLA
3 7 (0.89%) NIST
4 6 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.38%) GDPR
7 2 (0.25%) GLBA
7 2 (0.25%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.25%) NCSC
7 2 (0.25%) PMO
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 141 (17.92%) Docker
2 39 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (4.19%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.14%) vSphere
6 6 (0.76%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.64%) Xen
8 4 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.25%) NFS
11 1 (0.13%) Firmware
11 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.13%) Samba
11 1 (0.13%) Snort
11 1 (0.13%) Squid
11 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 114 (14.49%) Kubernetes
2 80 (10.17%) Ansible
3 73 (9.28%) Terraform
4 50 (6.35%) Kibana
5 39 (4.96%) Puppet
6 35 (4.45%) Graylog
7 23 (2.92%) ZABBIX
8 17 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (1.91%) Prometheus
10 10 (1.27%) Grafana
10 10 (1.27%) Packer
11 9 (1.14%) Nagios
12 8 (1.02%) Nessus
12 8 (1.02%) Salt
13 6 (0.76%) Consul
13 6 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (0.76%) Oozie
13 6 (0.76%) SCCM
14 4 (0.51%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.51%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 93 (11.82%) Microsoft
2 56 (7.12%) VMware
3 48 (6.10%) Google
4 37 (4.70%) Red Hat
5 33 (4.19%) Oracle
6 28 (3.56%) Cisco
7 21 (2.67%) New Relic
7 21 (2.67%) Splunk
8 20 (2.54%) Apple
8 20 (2.54%) Samsung
9 19 (2.41%) ServiceNow
10 15 (1.91%) F5
11 14 (1.78%) AppDynamics
11 14 (1.78%) Citrix
11 14 (1.78%) IBM
12 13 (1.65%) Adobe
13 11 (1.40%) Atlassian
13 11 (1.40%) Blue Coat
14 10 (1.27%) CheckPoint
14 10 (1.27%) Juniper