Period
to 22 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 369 338 281
Rank change year-on-year -31 -57 +7
Permanent jobs citing HTTP 1,170 1,600 2,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 0.96% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.36% 6.43% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 824 1,169 1,598
UK median annual salary £57,124 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.86% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £34,045 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%

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 21,847 24,883 28,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.70% 14.94% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16,551 19,776 22,817
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for HTTP in the UK

HTTP
Top 15 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 September 2019. 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 -34 1,058 £58,500 +6.36% 237
UK excluding London -25 634 £50,000 +11.11% 149
London -5 519 £72,500 +11.54% 105
South East -6 197 £55,000 +14.58% 33
East of England +9 101 £50,000 +1.01% 25
North of England -75 95 £45,250 +0.56% 40
South West -34 74 £57,500 +27.78% 17
Midlands +14 71 £47,500 +2.70% 17
North West -20 69 £43,750 -2.78% 16
Scotland +26 57 £53,000 +19.10% 11
West Midlands +23 46 £55,000 +15.79% 10
Wales +26 39 £45,000 +38.46% 6
East Midlands +20 25 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Yorkshire -51 23 £48,500 -3.00% 17
North East +17 3 £43,750 +39.22% 7

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 482 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
2 377 (32.22%) Linux
3 351 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 341 (29.15%) AWS
5 340 (29.06%) Java
6 305 (26.07%) SQL
6 305 (26.07%) REST
7 297 (25.38%) Python
8 257 (21.97%) HTML
9 236 (20.17%) TCP/IP
10 232 (19.83%) Windows
11 219 (18.72%) DNS
12 217 (18.55%) Microsoft
12 217 (18.55%) Web Services
13 208 (17.78%) XML
13 208 (17.78%) CSS
14 207 (17.69%) Finance
15 203 (17.35%) Azure
16 196 (16.75%) Git (software)
17 190 (16.24%) C#
18 186 (15.90%) .NET
19 183 (15.64%) TDD
20 182 (15.56%) DevOps
21 181 (15.47%) SQL Server
22 176 (15.04%) Computer Science
23 175 (14.96%) Degree
24 174 (14.87%) Problem-Solving
25 172 (14.70%) OO
26 171 (14.62%) Software Engineering
26 171 (14.62%) 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 90 (7.69%) Apache
2 64 (5.47%) nginx
3 54 (4.62%) CMS
3 54 (4.62%) Tomcat
4 51 (4.36%) WebSphere
5 47 (4.02%) IBM HTTP Server
6 46 (3.93%) Apache Solr
7 45 (3.85%) IIS
8 37 (3.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 37 (3.16%) Apache Spark
9 34 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
9 34 (2.91%) JBoss
10 20 (1.71%) MS Exchange
11 16 (1.37%) Ethereum
12 14 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (1.11%) SharePoint
14 12 (1.03%) Confluence
14 12 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 12 (1.03%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.85%) Zope
Applications
1 24 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.60%) Gephi
3 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.085%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.085%) Sketch
6 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (3.42%) Magento
2 37 (3.16%) SDL Web 8
3 33 (2.82%) SAP Hybris
4 8 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.34%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.085%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.085%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 341 (29.15%) AWS
2 203 (17.35%) Azure
3 82 (7.01%) SaaS
4 76 (6.50%) Serverless
5 62 (5.30%) Cloud Computing
6 55 (4.70%) IaaS
7 52 (4.44%) GCP
8 48 (4.10%) AWS Lambda
9 42 (3.59%) Office 365
10 36 (3.08%) PaaS
11 23 (1.97%) Amazon Kinesis
12 21 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
13 17 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
14 15 (1.28%) Amazon S3
14 15 (1.28%) AWS IoT
15 14 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
16 13 (1.11%) Runscope
17 11 (0.94%) Apigee
17 11 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
17 11 (0.94%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 236 (20.17%) TCP/IP
2 219 (18.72%) DNS
3 131 (11.20%) Internet
4 127 (10.85%) Firewall
5 106 (9.06%) HTTPS
6 104 (8.89%) SSL
7 100 (8.55%) SMTP
8 79 (6.75%) DHCP
9 71 (6.07%) VPN
10 61 (5.21%) WAN
11 57 (4.87%) LAN
11 57 (4.87%) SNMP
12 47 (4.02%) IPsec
13 46 (3.93%) FTP
14 38 (3.25%) Wireless
15 31 (2.65%) Intrusion Detection
16 30 (2.56%) SSH
17 29 (2.48%) VoIP
18 26 (2.22%) BGP
18 26 (2.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (15.47%) SQL Server
2 146 (12.48%) MySQL
3 106 (9.06%) NoSQL
4 102 (8.72%) Relational Database
5 89 (7.61%) MongoDB
6 86 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
7 76 (6.50%) RDBMS
8 46 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 43 (3.68%) Redis
10 37 (3.16%) Endeca
11 27 (2.31%) Big Data
12 24 (2.05%) Amazon Redshift
13 20 (1.71%) Amazon Aurora
13 20 (1.71%) Blockchain
14 19 (1.62%) Hadoop
15 16 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
16 14 (1.20%) Apache Hive
17 13 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 13 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
17 13 (1.11%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 196 (16.75%) Git (software)
2 100 (8.55%) Jenkins
3 68 (5.81%) Subversion
4 63 (5.38%) JIRA
5 62 (5.30%) Selenium
6 44 (3.76%) Maven
7 38 (3.25%) JUnit
8 32 (2.74%) Cucumber
9 29 (2.48%) Grunt
10 28 (2.39%) WebDriver
11 24 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (1.97%) GitLab
12 23 (1.97%) Mercurial
13 21 (1.79%) Appium
13 21 (1.79%) Visual Studio
14 20 (1.71%) Hudson
14 20 (1.71%) webpack
15 18 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 18 (1.54%) NUnit
16 17 (1.45%) gulp
General
1 207 (17.69%) Finance
2 85 (7.26%) Marketing
3 71 (6.07%) Retail
4 46 (3.93%) Banking
5 44 (3.76%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.56%) Advertising
7 28 (2.39%) Law
8 21 (1.79%) Games
9 19 (1.62%) Electronics
10 18 (1.54%) Public Sector
11 11 (0.94%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.85%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.77%) Legal
13 9 (0.77%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.43%) Local Government
14 5 (0.43%) Publishing
15 4 (0.34%) Automotive
15 4 (0.34%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.085%) Back Office
16 1 (0.085%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 484 (41.37%) Developer
2 138 (11.79%) Senior Developer
3 88 (7.52%) Java Developer
4 80 (6.84%) Analyst
5 70 (5.98%) .NET Developer
6 69 (5.90%) Administrator
6 69 (5.90%) Software Engineer
7 66 (5.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 66 (5.64%) Python Developer
8 64 (5.47%) C# Developer
9 56 (4.79%) Consultant
10 55 (4.70%) Architect
10 55 (4.70%) DevOps Engineer
11 50 (4.27%) Security Analyst
12 49 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
13 46 (3.93%) C# .NET Developer
14 44 (3.76%) Linux Engineer
14 44 (3.76%) Security Engineer
15 43 (3.68%) Information Analyst
15 43 (3.68%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (26.07%) REST
2 257 (21.97%) HTML
3 217 (18.55%) Web Services
4 208 (17.78%) CSS
4 208 (17.78%) XML
5 186 (15.90%) .NET
6 127 (10.85%) JSON
7 121 (10.34%) RESTful
8 112 (9.57%) React
9 108 (9.23%) Spring
10 104 (8.89%) ASP.NET
11 103 (8.80%) AngularJS
12 97 (8.29%) HTML5
12 97 (8.29%) Node.js
13 95 (8.12%) SOAP
14 74 (6.32%) Middleware
15 69 (5.90%) Redux
16 67 (5.73%) LDAP
17 62 (5.30%) jQuery
18 53 (4.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 93 (7.95%) User Experience
2 83 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
4 53 (4.53%) Algorithms
5 45 (3.85%) Virtual Team
6 39 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 37 (3.16%) Replication
8 36 (3.08%) PKI
9 34 (2.91%) Clustering
9 34 (2.91%) Data Structures
10 31 (2.65%) Public Cloud
11 30 (2.56%) Data Centre
11 30 (2.56%) Management Information System
12 29 (2.48%) BYOD
13 28 (2.39%) Video\Live Streaming
14 24 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
15 21 (1.79%) iSeries
15 21 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
15 21 (1.79%) MPEG
16 17 (1.45%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 377 (32.22%) Linux
2 232 (19.83%) Windows
3 110 (9.40%) Windows Server
4 73 (6.24%) CentOS
5 63 (5.38%) Unix
6 43 (3.68%) Ubuntu
7 32 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (2.48%) Windows 10
9 27 (2.31%) Android
9 27 (2.31%) OS/400
9 27 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (1.97%) Solaris
12 21 (1.79%) Apple iOS
13 18 (1.54%) Debian
14 16 (1.37%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.68%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.51%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.51%) SUSE
16 6 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (15.64%) TDD
3 182 (15.56%) DevOps
4 176 (15.04%) Computer Science
5 174 (14.87%) Problem-Solving
6 172 (14.70%) OO
7 171 (14.62%) Software Engineering
7 171 (14.62%) Test Automation
8 164 (14.02%) Microservices
9 149 (12.74%) Continuous Integration
10 117 (10.00%) Scrum
11 108 (9.23%) Web Development
12 102 (8.72%) Mentoring
13 95 (8.12%) BDD
13 95 (8.12%) Continuous Improvement
14 94 (8.03%) Information Security
15 93 (7.95%) Front End Development
16 91 (7.78%) E-Commerce
16 91 (7.78%) MVC
17 86 (7.35%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 351 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 340 (29.06%) Java
3 305 (26.07%) SQL
4 297 (25.38%) Python
5 190 (16.24%) C#
6 136 (11.62%) Bash Shell
7 83 (7.09%) PHP
8 65 (5.56%) PowerShell
9 56 (4.79%) Perl
10 55 (4.70%) C++
11 52 (4.44%) TypeScript
12 51 (4.36%) Ruby
13 47 (4.02%) C
14 42 (3.59%) ES6
15 40 (3.42%) Go
16 36 (3.08%) Scala
17 34 (2.91%) Shell Script
18 22 (1.88%) Rust
19 18 (1.54%) VB.NET
20 17 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 175 (14.96%) Degree
2 64 (5.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (4.02%) CISSP
5 42 (3.59%) CISM
6 34 (2.91%) CCNA
6 34 (2.91%) Security Cleared
7 24 (2.05%) CCNP
8 19 (1.62%) CEH
9 18 (1.54%) IBM Certification
10 17 (1.45%) SC Cleared
11 14 (1.20%) AWS Certification
12 12 (1.03%) DV Cleared
12 12 (1.03%) LPIC
12 12 (1.03%) RHCE
12 12 (1.03%) RHCT
13 11 (0.94%) CCSP
14 10 (0.85%) CCDP
14 10 (0.85%) CREST Certified
15 8 (0.68%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (7.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (5.30%) PCI DSS
3 48 (4.10%) QA
4 20 (1.71%) SLA
5 9 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (0.68%) NIST
7 7 (0.60%) GDPR
8 5 (0.43%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.34%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.17%) COBIT
10 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.17%) HL7
11 1 (0.085%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.085%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.085%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.085%) NCSC
11 1 (0.085%) NIST 800
System Software
1 140 (11.97%) Docker
2 85 (7.26%) Active Directory
3 74 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.85%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 10 (0.85%) DRBD
6 10 (0.85%) GlusterFS
7 7 (0.60%) Apache Flume
7 7 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.60%) VirtualBox
7 7 (0.60%) vSphere
8 6 (0.51%) NFS
8 6 (0.51%) Varnish
9 5 (0.43%) KVM
10 4 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.34%) oVirt
10 4 (0.34%) QEMU
11 3 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.26%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 109 (9.32%) Kubernetes
2 91 (7.78%) Ansible
3 80 (6.84%) Puppet
4 43 (3.68%) Terraform
5 38 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
6 36 (3.08%) Nagios
7 26 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
8 25 (2.14%) Kibana
9 21 (1.79%) HAProxy
10 18 (1.54%) ZABBIX
11 15 (1.28%) logstash
11 15 (1.28%) WSUS
12 14 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
12 14 (1.20%) Prometheus
12 14 (1.20%) Rancher
13 12 (1.03%) yum
14 11 (0.94%) Rsyslog
15 10 (0.85%) Galera Cluster
15 10 (0.85%) Oozie
16 9 (0.77%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 217 (18.55%) Microsoft
2 94 (8.03%) VMware
3 92 (7.86%) Oracle
4 70 (5.98%) Google
5 63 (5.38%) Red Hat
6 62 (5.30%) Cisco
7 60 (5.13%) IBM
8 49 (4.19%) Salesforce.com
9 47 (4.02%) SAP
10 42 (3.59%) Adobe
11 41 (3.50%) hybris
12 37 (3.16%) Elastic Path
12 37 (3.16%) Interwoven
12 37 (3.16%) Splunk
13 32 (2.74%) F5
14 26 (2.22%) Juniper
15 22 (1.88%) CyberArk
16 17 (1.45%) Meraki
17 15 (1.28%) Dell
18 12 (1.03%) Sybase