Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
UK
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 305 368 340
Rank change year-on-year +63 -28 -35
Permanent jobs citing HTTP 485 1,155 1,594
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 0.84% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.43% 5.45% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 471 882 1,130
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% +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 7,545 21,179 24,364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.17% 15.49% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6,013 16,393 19,228
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 31 October 2020.

Salary histogram for HTTP in the UK

HTTP
Top 16 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 31 October 2020. 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 +71 461 £60,000 - 150
UK excluding London +109 294 £57,500 +15.00% 97
London +5 166 £67,500 -3.57% 59
South East +193 163 £60,000 +9.09% 37
Work from Home +33 60 £55,000 -21.43% 38
North of England +148 45 £52,500 +16.67% 16
Midlands +105 41 £52,500 +16.67% 18
West Midlands +105 36 £52,500 -4.55% 17
South West +88 29 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Yorkshire +129 23 £50,000 +6.38% 4
North West +93 18 £55,000 +22.22% 7
East of England +64 9 £32,500 -38.10% 10
East Midlands +61 5 £57,500 +61.97% 1
Scotland +41 4 £30,000 -43.40% 4
North East +23 4 £55,000 +25.71% 5
Wales +17 3 £50,000 +11.11% 3

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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.

1 220 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (38.56%) Git (software)
2 187 (38.56%) Azure
3 170 (35.05%) C#
4 159 (32.78%) JavaScript
5 152 (31.34%) .NET
6 147 (30.31%) Linux
7 139 (28.66%) REST
8 134 (27.63%) Java
9 133 (27.42%) DevOps
10 132 (27.22%) Python
11 130 (26.80%) HTML
12 128 (26.39%) SQL
13 127 (26.19%) AWS
14 122 (25.15%) CSS
15 116 (23.92%) ASP.NET
16 113 (23.30%) SQL Server
17 109 (22.47%) .NET Core
18 102 (21.03%) React
18 102 (21.03%) Microservices
18 102 (21.03%) .NET Framework
19 100 (20.62%) NoSQL
20 99 (20.41%) TCP/IP
21 92 (18.97%) MVC
22 88 (18.14%) ASP.NET Core
23 87 (17.94%) XML
24 86 (17.73%) IaaS
25 80 (16.49%) ASP.NET MVC
26 79 (16.29%) JSON
27 78 (16.08%) Scrum

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 70 (14.43%) NServiceBus
2 26 (5.36%) Confluence
3 23 (4.74%) Apache
4 22 (4.54%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (3.51%) Apache Spark
6 10 (2.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 9 (1.86%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.24%) IIS
10 4 (0.82%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.62%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.62%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.41%) CMS
12 2 (0.41%) nginx
12 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.41%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.41%) SugarCRM
13 1 (0.21%) Appian
13 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (1.86%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (1.03%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 187 (38.56%) Azure
2 127 (26.19%) AWS
3 86 (17.73%) IaaS
4 77 (15.88%) PaaS
5 37 (7.63%) SaaS
6 28 (5.77%) GCP
7 24 (4.95%) Serverless
8 23 (4.74%) Azure Active Directory
9 14 (2.89%) Office 365
10 13 (2.68%) GitHub
11 12 (2.47%) Amazon SQS
12 11 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (1.03%) Amazon ECS
15 5 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (1.03%) Amazon Kinesis
15 5 (1.03%) Amazon S3
15 5 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 99 (20.41%) TCP/IP
2 68 (14.02%) DNS
3 66 (13.61%) Skype
4 40 (8.25%) Firewall
4 40 (8.25%) SMTP
5 38 (7.84%) FTP
6 37 (7.63%) HTTPS
7 28 (5.77%) Internet
8 20 (4.12%) SSH
9 18 (3.71%) SSL
10 13 (2.68%) IMAP
10 13 (2.68%) Kerberos
11 12 (2.47%) DHCP
12 10 (2.06%) VLAN
12 10 (2.06%) VoIP
13 9 (1.86%) VPN
14 8 (1.65%) SNMP
14 8 (1.65%) Wireshark
15 6 (1.24%) OpenLDAP
16 5 (1.03%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 100 (20.62%) NoSQL
3 40 (8.25%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (6.80%) MongoDB
4 33 (6.80%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.12%) MySQL
6 18 (3.71%) Big Data
6 18 (3.71%) Hadoop
7 17 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.27%) Blockchain
9 9 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (1.86%) Redis
10 8 (1.65%) HBase
10 8 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.82%) Geospatial Data
13 3 (0.62%) GIS
13 3 (0.62%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.62%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 187 (38.56%) Git (software)
2 53 (10.93%) Jenkins
3 52 (10.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (8.25%) JIRA
5 36 (7.42%) Octopus Deploy
5 36 (7.42%) TeamCity
6 25 (5.15%) Selenium
7 22 (4.54%) Cypress.io
8 19 (3.92%) Visual Studio Team System
9 18 (3.71%) JUnit
10 14 (2.89%) Artifactory
11 13 (2.68%) Cucumber
11 13 (2.68%) Gerrit
11 13 (2.68%) WebDriver
12 12 (2.47%) GitLab
12 12 (2.47%) Visual Studio
13 10 (2.06%) Eclipse
13 10 (2.06%) Mocha
13 10 (2.06%) RSpec
14 9 (1.86%) MSI
General
1 68 (14.02%) Finance
2 12 (2.47%) Games
3 10 (2.06%) Public Sector
4 9 (1.86%) Advertising
5 8 (1.65%) Front Office
6 7 (1.44%) Banking
6 7 (1.44%) Marketing
7 6 (1.24%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.82%) Retail
8 4 (0.82%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.62%) Legal
10 2 (0.41%) Automotive
10 2 (0.41%) Law
10 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Police
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 259 (53.40%) Developer
2 75 (15.46%) Senior Developer
3 66 (13.61%) .NET Developer
4 34 (7.01%) Consultant
5 32 (6.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 32 (6.60%) Principal Developer
6 30 (6.19%) C# Developer
7 28 (5.77%) Senior .NET Developer
8 27 (5.57%) Java Developer
9 22 (4.54%) Architect
9 22 (4.54%) Junior
9 22 (4.54%) Software Developer
10 21 (4.33%) Linux Engineer
10 21 (4.33%) Python Developer
11 19 (3.92%) Full Stack Developer
12 18 (3.71%) Principal .NET Developer
13 17 (3.51%) Junior Developer
13 17 (3.51%) Software Engineer
13 17 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
14 16 (3.30%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (31.34%) .NET
2 139 (28.66%) REST
3 130 (26.80%) HTML
4 122 (25.15%) CSS
5 116 (23.92%) ASP.NET
6 109 (22.47%) .NET Core
7 102 (21.03%) .NET Framework
7 102 (21.03%) React
8 88 (18.14%) ASP.NET Core
9 87 (17.94%) XML
10 80 (16.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 79 (16.29%) JSON
12 70 (14.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 70 (14.43%) Web Services
13 57 (11.75%) RESTful
14 55 (11.34%) Entity Framework
15 52 (10.72%) AngularJS
16 49 (10.10%) jQuery
17 48 (9.90%) SOAP
18 41 (8.45%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.57%) Mobile App
3 18 (3.71%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (2.68%) W3C
6 11 (2.27%) Public Cloud
7 10 (2.06%) Algorithms
7 10 (2.06%) Smartphone
8 9 (1.86%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 9 (1.86%) Cyberattack
8 9 (1.86%) Enterprise Cloud
8 9 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.86%) Private Cloud
8 9 (1.86%) User Experience
9 8 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.44%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.44%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.44%) Security Operations Centre
11 6 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 147 (30.31%) Linux
2 60 (12.37%) Windows
3 31 (6.39%) CentOS
3 31 (6.39%) Ubuntu
4 28 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (5.36%) Android
6 14 (2.89%) Unix
7 12 (2.47%) Apple iOS
8 10 (2.06%) Debian
9 5 (1.03%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.21%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.21%) SUSE
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (27.42%) DevOps
3 102 (21.03%) Microservices
4 92 (18.97%) MVC
5 78 (16.08%) Scrum
6 74 (15.26%) Problem-Solving
7 67 (13.81%) SOA
8 60 (12.37%) Test Automation
9 52 (10.72%) Mentoring
10 51 (10.52%) TDD
11 49 (10.10%) Software Engineering
12 48 (9.90%) SOLID
13 42 (8.66%) OO
14 39 (8.04%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 37 (7.63%) Web Development
16 35 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (7.22%) OWASP
16 35 (7.22%) Unit Testing
17 33 (6.80%) BDD
17 33 (6.80%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 170 (35.05%) C#
2 159 (32.78%) JavaScript
3 134 (27.63%) Java
4 132 (27.22%) Python
5 128 (26.39%) SQL
6 78 (16.08%) TypeScript
7 42 (8.66%) Bash Shell
8 40 (8.25%) PHP
9 37 (7.63%) C++
10 32 (6.60%) Perl
11 25 (5.15%) Shell Script
12 21 (4.33%) Ruby
13 15 (3.09%) Scala
14 14 (2.89%) PowerShell
15 13 (2.68%) Groovy
16 11 (2.27%) Go
16 11 (2.27%) VBScript
17 10 (2.06%) C
18 9 (1.86%) ABAP
18 9 (1.86%) VC++
Qualifications
1 45 (9.28%) Degree
2 29 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.74%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (2.89%) CISSP
6 9 (1.86%) CISM
7 6 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.03%) CCNA
8 5 (1.03%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.62%) CRISC
10 3 (0.62%) MCSE
11 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.41%) CCNP
11 2 (0.41%) CISA
11 2 (0.41%) GCIA
11 2 (0.41%) GCIH
11 2 (0.41%) HND
11 2 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.71%) QA
2 10 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) GDPR
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) NIST
System Software
1 66 (13.61%) Docker
2 47 (9.69%) Active Directory
3 32 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.86%) NFS
5 8 (1.65%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.82%) zsh
8 2 (0.41%) HDFS
9 1 (0.21%) BIND 9
9 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.21%) LXC
9 1 (0.21%) Snort
9 1 (0.21%) Varnish
9 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.21%) vSphere
9 1 (0.21%) XenApp
9 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 63 (12.99%) Kubernetes
2 42 (8.66%) Ansible
3 38 (7.84%) Terraform
4 13 (2.68%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (1.44%) Puppet
6 6 (1.24%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.62%) Fluentd
7 3 (0.62%) Grafana
7 3 (0.62%) Munin
7 3 (0.62%) Nessus
8 2 (0.41%) Ambari
8 2 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.41%) Graylog
8 2 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.41%) Kibana
8 2 (0.41%) Nagios
8 2 (0.41%) Oozie
8 2 (0.41%) SCCM
9 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (7.84%) VMware
2 35 (7.22%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.12%) SAP
4 19 (3.92%) Oracle
4 19 (3.92%) Red Hat
5 18 (3.71%) Atlassian
6 16 (3.30%) Google
7 14 (2.89%) ServiceNow
8 10 (2.06%) New Relic
9 9 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.65%) Apple
11 7 (1.44%) IBM
11 7 (1.44%) LogicMonitor
11 7 (1.44%) MuleSoft
12 6 (1.24%) Cisco
12 6 (1.24%) Splunk
13 5 (1.03%) Sage
13 5 (1.03%) SEEBURGER
13 5 (1.03%) Sophos
13 5 (1.03%) Spotify