Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
UK
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 299 263 313
Rank change year-on-year -36 +50 -45
Permanent jobs citing HTTP 1,896 2,165 2,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 1.28% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.29% 8.02% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,410 1,641 1,854
UK median annual salary £53,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.90% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,000 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - -4.26% +10.59%

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 26,020 26,988 33,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.15% 15.97% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 20,646 22,002 28,202
UK median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 May 2018.

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 May 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 -46 1,762 £55,000 +4.76% 298
UK excluding London -34 1,043 £45,000 - 166
London -27 820 £65,000 +8.33% 148
South East -46 309 £47,500 -5.00% 49
North of England -50 227 £47,000 +14.63% 38
East of England +16 210 £55,000 +21.29% 27
North West -33 134 £50,000 +25.00% 22
South West -87 121 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Scotland +43 86 £38,000 -16.48% 13
Yorkshire +30 86 £45,000 - 15
Midlands -24 72 £45,000 +5.88% 15
West Midlands -26 53 £45,000 +5.88% 13
East Midlands +5 19 £60,000 +41.18% 2
Wales -5 15 £27,500 -26.67% 2
North East -40 8 £37,500 +66.67% 1

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 775 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
2 688 (36.29%) Java
3 671 (35.39%) JavaScript
4 649 (34.23%) HTML
5 638 (33.65%) Linux
6 529 (27.90%) CSS
7 510 (26.90%) REST
8 495 (26.11%) TCP/IP
9 471 (24.84%) Python
10 452 (23.84%) Amazon AWS
11 448 (23.63%) SQL
11 448 (23.63%) DNS
12 406 (21.41%) Git (software)
13 389 (20.52%) XML
14 373 (19.67%) Test Automation
15 366 (19.30%) Windows
16 363 (19.15%) Web Services
17 360 (18.99%) C#
18 348 (18.35%) Problem-Solving
19 345 (18.20%) Continuous Integration
20 334 (17.62%) TDD
21 332 (17.51%) DevOps
22 310 (16.35%) Degree
23 307 (16.19%) .NET
24 294 (15.51%) Finance
25 292 (15.40%) RESTful
26 284 (14.98%) Firewall
27 282 (14.87%) Software Engineering
28 272 (14.35%) SSL
29 271 (14.29%) AngularJS

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
1 181 (9.55%) Apache
2 162 (8.54%) Tomcat
3 130 (6.86%) WebSphere
4 97 (5.12%) JBoss
5 82 (4.32%) Confluence
5 82 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
5 82 (4.32%) nginx
6 80 (4.22%) WebLogic
7 75 (3.96%) IIS
8 61 (3.22%) CMS
9 55 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 50 (2.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 47 (2.48%) Apache Spark
12 42 (2.22%) OpenStack
13 36 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
13 36 (1.90%) WordPress
14 35 (1.85%) Drupal
15 23 (1.21%) Apache Solr
16 16 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
17 15 (0.79%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (0.37%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (0.79%) Documaker
2 9 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 8 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
3 8 (0.42%) SDL Web 8
4 5 (0.26%) Magento
5 4 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.053%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.053%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.053%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.053%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.053%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.053%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 452 (23.84%) Amazon AWS
2 229 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 115 (6.07%) SaaS
4 113 (5.96%) GitHub
5 99 (5.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 92 (4.85%) npm
7 82 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
8 60 (3.16%) IaaS
9 51 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
9 51 (2.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 49 (2.58%) PaaS
11 46 (2.43%) Serverless
12 37 (1.95%) Office 365
13 36 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
13 36 (1.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 32 (1.69%) Amazon S3
15 29 (1.53%) Amazon ELB
16 23 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
17 21 (1.11%) Akamai
17 21 (1.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 495 (26.11%) TCP/IP
2 448 (23.63%) DNS
3 284 (14.98%) Firewall
4 272 (14.35%) SSL
5 217 (11.45%) Internet
6 195 (10.28%) SMTP
7 169 (8.91%) FTP
8 166 (8.76%) VPN
9 155 (8.18%) DHCP
10 150 (7.91%) HTTPS
11 137 (7.23%) IPsec
12 102 (5.38%) WAN
13 101 (5.33%) Network Security
14 93 (4.91%) SSH
15 69 (3.64%) SNMP
16 68 (3.59%) BGP
17 66 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
18 63 (3.32%) OSPF
18 63 (3.32%) VLAN
19 61 (3.22%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (12.66%) MySQL
2 217 (11.45%) SQL Server
3 194 (10.23%) NoSQL
4 156 (8.23%) Relational Database
5 122 (6.43%) MongoDB
6 107 (5.64%) Redis
7 94 (4.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 78 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
9 72 (3.80%) RDBMS
10 71 (3.74%) Big Data
11 56 (2.95%) Hadoop
12 42 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 38 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
13 38 (2.00%) Oracle Database
14 35 (1.85%) CouchDB
15 30 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
16 27 (1.42%) Apache Hive
17 25 (1.32%) DB2
18 22 (1.16%) HBase
18 22 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 406 (21.41%) Git (software)
2 208 (10.97%) Jenkins
3 194 (10.23%) JIRA
4 121 (6.38%) Subversion
5 109 (5.75%) Maven
6 107 (5.64%) gulp
7 103 (5.43%) Selenium
8 95 (5.01%) webpack
9 84 (4.43%) Cucumber
10 68 (3.59%) Jasmine
11 60 (3.16%) Grunt
12 49 (2.58%) SoapUI
13 48 (2.53%) Eclipse
13 48 (2.53%) TeamCity
14 43 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
15 42 (2.22%) JUnit
16 39 (2.06%) IntelliJ
17 35 (1.85%) WebDriver
18 34 (1.79%) JMeter
18 34 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 294 (15.51%) Finance
2 96 (5.06%) Games
3 95 (5.01%) Marketing
4 94 (4.96%) Banking
5 79 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 59 (3.11%) Manufacturing
7 49 (2.58%) Retail
8 41 (2.16%) Electronics
9 33 (1.74%) Advertising
10 18 (0.95%) Investment Banking
10 18 (0.95%) Publishing
11 16 (0.84%) Back Office
12 11 (0.58%) Law
13 10 (0.53%) Legal
14 9 (0.47%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.42%) Automotive
16 6 (0.32%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.21%) Front Office
18 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
19 2 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 694 (36.60%) Developer
2 177 (9.34%) Architect
3 176 (9.28%) Senior Developer
4 138 (7.28%) Java Developer
5 135 (7.12%) Analyst
6 125 (6.59%) Software Engineer
7 120 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 120 (6.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 97 (5.12%) Technical Architect
9 95 (5.01%) .NET Developer
10 88 (4.64%) C# Developer
10 88 (4.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 78 (4.11%) Network Engineer
12 73 (3.85%) Support Engineer
13 63 (3.32%) Software Developer
14 62 (3.27%) Lead Developer
15 59 (3.11%) Security Engineer
16 57 (3.01%) Angular Developer
17 55 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
17 55 (2.90%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 649 (34.23%) HTML
2 529 (27.90%) CSS
3 510 (26.90%) REST
4 389 (20.52%) XML
5 363 (19.15%) Web Services
6 307 (16.19%) .NET
7 292 (15.40%) RESTful
8 271 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 271 (14.29%) HTML5
9 248 (13.08%) JSON
10 242 (12.76%) Node.js
11 223 (11.76%) SOAP
12 195 (10.28%) Ajax
13 186 (9.81%) React
14 179 (9.44%) Spring
15 145 (7.65%) jQuery
16 140 (7.38%) CSS3
17 122 (6.43%) LDAP
18 119 (6.28%) Sass
19 117 (6.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 243 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 214 (11.29%) Computer Science
3 177 (9.34%) Mobile App
4 163 (8.60%) User Experience
5 125 (6.59%) Data Centre
6 111 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
7 71 (3.74%) Clustering
8 67 (3.53%) Public Cloud
9 64 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
10 62 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
11 55 (2.90%) Fintech
12 54 (2.85%) Management Information System
13 46 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
14 41 (2.16%) Algorithms
15 34 (1.79%) Media Streaming
16 33 (1.74%) CESG
16 33 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 32 (1.69%) Data Structures
18 28 (1.48%) Client/Server
19 26 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 638 (33.65%) Linux
2 366 (19.30%) Windows
3 220 (11.60%) Unix
4 106 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 78 (4.11%) CentOS
6 75 (3.96%) Windows Server
7 60 (3.16%) Android
8 48 (2.53%) Apple iOS
9 36 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (1.85%) Solaris
11 34 (1.79%) Mac OS X
12 27 (1.42%) Ubuntu
13 26 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (1.27%) Windows 10
15 22 (1.16%) Windows 7
16 15 (0.79%) Debian
17 11 (0.58%) SUSE
18 10 (0.53%) Windows 8
19 9 (0.47%) CoreOS
20 8 (0.42%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 775 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
2 373 (19.67%) Test Automation
3 348 (18.35%) Problem-Solving
4 345 (18.20%) Continuous Integration
5 334 (17.62%) TDD
6 332 (17.51%) DevOps
7 282 (14.87%) Software Engineering
8 241 (12.71%) SOA
9 222 (11.71%) Scrum
10 214 (11.29%) OO
11 212 (11.18%) Microservices
12 190 (10.02%) Mentoring
13 179 (9.44%) Open Source
14 169 (8.91%) SDLC
15 167 (8.81%) Web Development
16 141 (7.44%) Configuration Management
16 141 (7.44%) High Availability
17 137 (7.23%) MVC
18 132 (6.96%) Front End Development
19 131 (6.91%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 688 (36.29%) Java
2 671 (35.39%) JavaScript
3 471 (24.84%) Python
4 448 (23.63%) SQL
5 360 (18.99%) C#
6 228 (12.03%) Bash Shell
7 202 (10.65%) PowerShell
8 196 (10.34%) PHP
9 166 (8.76%) Ruby
10 155 (8.18%) Perl
11 138 (7.28%) C++
12 99 (5.22%) ES6
13 97 (5.12%) Go
14 94 (4.96%) TypeScript
15 87 (4.59%) C
16 59 (3.11%) Scala
16 59 (3.11%) Shell Script
17 43 (2.27%) Java 8
18 38 (2.00%) Groovy
19 31 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 310 (16.35%) Degree
2 96 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 94 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (4.01%) CISSP
5 72 (3.80%) Security Cleared
6 69 (3.64%) CCNA
7 53 (2.80%) SC Cleared
8 40 (2.11%) DV Cleared
9 38 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 31 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 27 (1.42%) GIAC
12 24 (1.27%) ISTQB
12 24 (1.27%) MCSE
12 24 (1.27%) SSCP
13 23 (1.21%) CEH
13 23 (1.21%) Network+ Certification
14 21 (1.11%) CompTIA Security+
15 20 (1.05%) CCNP
15 20 (1.05%) GCIH
15 20 (1.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (8.70%) QA
2 53 (2.80%) PCI DSS
3 47 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (2.48%) SLA
4 30 (1.58%) GDPR
4 30 (1.58%) WCAG
5 18 (0.95%) GCP
6 10 (0.53%) HIPAA
6 10 (0.53%) MiFID
6 10 (0.53%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 8 (0.42%) GAMP
8 7 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.32%) COBIT
10 4 (0.21%) ISO 31000
10 4 (0.21%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.053%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.053%) JTAG
11 1 (0.053%) MISRA
11 1 (0.053%) OASIS TOSCA
11 1 (0.053%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 234 (12.34%) Docker
2 116 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (4.69%) Active Directory
4 61 (3.22%) vSphere
5 37 (1.95%) Hyper-V
6 36 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
7 26 (1.37%) VirtualBox
8 21 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 15 (0.79%) Samba
11 14 (0.74%) NFS
12 11 (0.58%) Firmware
12 11 (0.58%) Snort
13 10 (0.53%) iptables
13 10 (0.53%) KVM
14 9 (0.47%) VMware NSX
15 8 (0.42%) VMware Server
16 7 (0.37%) HDFS
16 7 (0.37%) OpenAM
17 6 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 213 (11.23%) Puppet
2 161 (8.49%) Opscode Chef
3 136 (7.17%) Ansible
4 85 (4.48%) Kubernetes
5 66 (3.48%) Nagios
6 65 (3.43%) Salt
7 61 (3.22%) Terraform
8 44 (2.32%) Nessus
9 37 (1.95%) Single Sign-On
10 25 (1.32%) HAProxy
11 24 (1.27%) vRealize
12 18 (0.95%) Kibana
12 18 (0.95%) Rancher
12 18 (0.95%) SCCM
13 15 (0.79%) Sysdig
14 14 (0.74%) Check_MK
15 13 (0.69%) logstash
16 12 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
16 12 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
17 11 (0.58%) Consul
Vendors
1 252 (13.29%) Oracle
2 250 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 189 (9.97%) VMware
4 137 (7.23%) Google
5 128 (6.75%) Cisco
6 116 (6.12%) Red Hat
7 99 (5.22%) IBM
8 79 (4.17%) Splunk
9 70 (3.69%) Salesforce.com
10 69 (3.64%) CheckPoint
10 69 (3.64%) F5
11 67 (3.53%) Citrix
12 56 (2.95%) Juniper
13 51 (2.69%) SAP
14 48 (2.53%) Palo Alto
15 47 (2.48%) TIBCO
16 46 (2.43%) Fortinet
17 43 (2.27%) New Relic
18 39 (2.06%) HP
19 38 (2.00%) Arista