Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 291 358 391
Rank change year-on-year +67 +33 -77
Permanent jobs citing HTTP 1,201 662 1,187
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.14% 0.83% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.07% 5.52% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 574 504 849
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.35% +7.48%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +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 13,245 11,983 22,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.54% 14.96% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9,335 9,564 17,278
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £33,031
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,098
Median % change year-on-year - +8.47% +0.21%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,850 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +77 1,132 £62,500 +4.17% 181
London +102 615 £70,000 +3.70% 87
UK excluding London +25 521 £57,500 +9.52% 96
Work from Home -76 188 £57,500 +4.55% 48
South East -23 146 £60,000 +14.29% 31
North of England -1 124 £52,500 -4.55% 23
South West +1 116 £47,500 -7.93% 11
Yorkshire +23 87 £52,500 -4.55% 11
Midlands +12 81 £46,156 -7.69% 19
West Midlands 0 68 £45,000 -10.00% 17
East of England -22 37 £72,500 +52.63% 10
North West -56 29 £59,250 -1.25% 11
East Midlands -26 10 £57,469 +14.94% 2
Northern Ireland -22 9 £55,000 -
North East - 8 £30,000 - 1
Wales -11 5 £60,700 +42.82% 2
Scotland -61 4 £45,000 -9.09% 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 522 (43.46%) Agile Software Development
2 493 (41.05%) REST
3 474 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 455 (37.89%) AWS
5 420 (34.97%) Python
6 370 (30.81%) Java
7 354 (29.48%) Linux
8 346 (28.81%) Software Engineering
8 346 (28.81%) Docker
9 337 (28.06%) SQL
10 314 (26.14%) Test Automation
11 288 (23.98%) Microservices
12 286 (23.81%) React
13 283 (23.56%) Social Skills
14 279 (23.23%) Kubernetes
15 272 (22.65%) Azure
16 270 (22.48%) Git (software)
17 260 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
18 258 (21.48%) RESTful
19 253 (21.07%) Finance
20 249 (20.73%) CSS
21 246 (20.48%) C#
22 242 (20.15%) DevOps
23 238 (19.82%) Web Services
24 212 (17.65%) HTML
25 210 (17.49%) NoSQL
25 210 (17.49%) Problem-Solving
26 203 (16.90%) .NET
27 200 (16.65%) Microsoft
28 188 (15.65%) TCP/IP

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 69 (5.75%) Apache
2 55 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
3 52 (4.33%) IIS
4 46 (3.83%) GeoServer
5 44 (3.66%) nginx
6 27 (2.25%) Confluence
6 27 (2.25%) Tomcat
7 23 (1.92%) CMS
8 22 (1.83%) SharePoint
9 21 (1.75%) NServiceBus
10 15 (1.25%) OpenStack
11 13 (1.08%) WordPress
12 11 (0.92%) JBoss
12 11 (0.92%) Red Hat Fuse
13 10 (0.83%) Apache Spark
14 8 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
15 6 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.50%) Traefik
16 5 (0.42%) JCAPS
16 5 (0.42%) Jupyter
Applications
1 11 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.50%) Gephi
3 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.42%) Magento
3 2 (0.17%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.083%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.083%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 455 (37.89%) AWS
2 272 (22.65%) Azure
3 127 (10.57%) Serverless
4 95 (7.91%) GitHub
5 83 (6.91%) GCP
5 83 (6.91%) SaaS
6 66 (5.50%) PaaS
7 45 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
8 44 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
9 41 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
9 41 (3.41%) IaaS
10 38 (3.16%) npm
11 36 (3.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 34 (2.83%) Amazon S3
13 32 (2.66%) Amazon SQS
13 32 (2.66%) AWS Lambda
14 26 (2.16%) Datadog
15 25 (2.08%) Microsoft 365
16 24 (2.00%) Amazon EKS
17 20 (1.67%) Amazon GuardDuty
Communications & Networking
1 188 (15.65%) TCP/IP
2 170 (14.15%) DNS
3 87 (7.24%) SMTP
4 74 (6.16%) Internet
4 74 (6.16%) SSL
5 62 (5.16%) HTTPS
6 61 (5.08%) Broadband
7 58 (4.83%) Firewall
8 55 (4.58%) FTP
9 54 (4.50%) DHCP
10 52 (4.33%) Ethernet
11 48 (4.00%) 802.11
12 44 (3.66%) VPN
13 41 (3.41%) MQTT
13 41 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
13 41 (3.41%) Wireless
13 41 (3.41%) Wireshark
14 37 (3.08%) STUN
15 31 (2.58%) Network Security
16 27 (2.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (17.49%) NoSQL
2 179 (14.90%) PostgreSQL
3 132 (10.99%) MySQL
4 120 (9.99%) SQL Server
5 105 (8.74%) Relational Database
6 103 (8.58%) MongoDB
7 69 (5.75%) Redis
8 50 (4.16%) Big Data
9 47 (3.91%) QGIS
10 46 (3.83%) GIS
11 45 (3.75%) Amazon Aurora
12 40 (3.33%) Hadoop
13 27 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 23 (1.92%) Oracle Database
15 16 (1.33%) Couchbase
16 15 (1.25%) RDBMS
17 13 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
18 10 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
19 8 (0.67%) HBase
20 7 (0.58%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 270 (22.48%) Git (software)
2 174 (14.49%) Jenkins
3 100 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 99 (8.24%) TeamCity
5 93 (7.74%) JIRA
6 85 (7.08%) Selenium
7 66 (5.50%) GitLab
8 62 (5.16%) JUnit
9 61 (5.08%) webpack
10 58 (4.83%) Maven
11 54 (4.50%) WebDriver
12 40 (3.33%) JMeter
13 36 (3.00%) Cucumber
14 33 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 27 (2.25%) SpecFlow
16 26 (2.16%) Bitbucket
16 26 (2.16%) SonarQube
17 24 (2.00%) Mockito
17 24 (2.00%) NUnit
18 23 (1.92%) git-flow
General
1 283 (23.56%) Social Skills
2 253 (21.07%) Finance
3 63 (5.25%) Marketing
4 62 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (4.58%) Retail
6 50 (4.16%) Telecoms
7 45 (3.75%) Financial Institution
8 44 (3.66%) Public Sector
9 31 (2.58%) Games
10 27 (2.25%) Law
11 26 (2.16%) Documentation Skills
12 25 (2.08%) Banking
13 18 (1.50%) Advertising
14 16 (1.33%) Aerospace
14 16 (1.33%) Legal
15 11 (0.92%) Police
16 10 (0.83%) Back Office
17 9 (0.75%) Influencing Skills
18 6 (0.50%) Automotive
18 6 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 349 (29.06%) Developer
2 217 (18.07%) Software Engineer
3 96 (7.99%) Senior Developer
4 70 (5.83%) Senior Software Engineer
5 65 (5.41%) Architect
6 58 (4.83%) .NET Developer
6 58 (4.83%) Analyst
7 54 (4.50%) Java Developer
7 54 (4.50%) Java Engineer
8 50 (4.16%) DevOps Engineer
9 48 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 40 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
10 40 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
11 36 (3.00%) Automation Engineer
12 33 (2.75%) Backend Developer
13 28 (2.33%) C# Developer
13 28 (2.33%) Wireless Engineer
14 27 (2.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 27 (2.25%) Senior Analyst
15 26 (2.16%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (41.05%) REST
2 286 (23.81%) React
3 258 (21.48%) RESTful
4 249 (20.73%) CSS
5 238 (19.82%) Web Services
6 212 (17.65%) HTML
7 203 (16.90%) .NET
8 182 (15.15%) Node.js
9 179 (14.90%) JSON
10 137 (11.41%) AngularJS
11 130 (10.82%) XML
12 126 (10.49%) .NET Core
13 121 (10.07%) Spring
14 119 (9.91%) Kafka
15 103 (8.58%) Redux
16 89 (7.41%) .NET Framework
17 84 (6.99%) Spring Boot
18 82 (6.83%) SOAP
19 71 (5.91%) Vue.js
20 67 (5.58%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 102 (8.49%) User Experience
2 74 (6.16%) Algorithms
3 51 (4.25%) Data Centre
4 48 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 47 (3.91%) Public Cloud
6 39 (3.25%) Data Structures
7 26 (2.16%) Mobile App
8 25 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
9 24 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 24 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
10 23 (1.92%) Social Media
11 21 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
12 20 (1.67%) Blog
12 20 (1.67%) Clustering
12 20 (1.67%) PKI
13 19 (1.58%) NHS
13 19 (1.58%) Virtual Team
14 17 (1.42%) Analytical Mindset
15 16 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
16 15 (1.25%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 354 (29.48%) Linux
2 132 (10.99%) Windows
3 97 (8.08%) Ubuntu
4 59 (4.91%) Unix
5 40 (3.33%) CentOS
6 27 (2.25%) Android
6 27 (2.25%) Windows Server
7 23 (1.92%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.75%) Kali Linux
9 7 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (0.42%) Debian
11 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.33%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.17%) SUSE
14 2 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 522 (43.46%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (28.81%) Software Engineering
3 314 (26.14%) Test Automation
4 288 (23.98%) Microservices
5 260 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
6 242 (20.15%) DevOps
7 210 (17.49%) Problem-Solving
8 155 (12.91%) TDD
9 152 (12.66%) Continuous Improvement
10 151 (12.57%) Integration Testing
11 135 (11.24%) Computer Science
12 131 (10.91%) Mentoring
13 123 (10.24%) SDLC
14 117 (9.74%) Fintech
15 107 (8.91%) SOLID
16 106 (8.83%) Software Testing
17 102 (8.49%) High Availability
18 99 (8.24%) Web Development
19 97 (8.08%) Scrum
20 96 (7.99%) OO
Programming Languages
1 474 (39.47%) JavaScript
2 420 (34.97%) Python
3 370 (30.81%) Java
4 337 (28.06%) SQL
5 246 (20.48%) C#
6 187 (15.57%) TypeScript
7 126 (10.49%) Bash Shell
8 105 (8.74%) C++
9 104 (8.66%) C
10 101 (8.41%) PowerShell
11 86 (7.16%) PHP
12 68 (5.66%) Go
13 48 (4.00%) Perl
14 45 (3.75%) Scala
15 42 (3.50%) Kotlin
16 37 (3.08%) ES6
16 37 (3.08%) Ruby
17 34 (2.83%) Groovy
18 28 (2.33%) VBScript
19 25 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 125 (10.41%) Degree
2 76 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 38 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (2.00%) CCNA
5 24 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.33%) CISSP
7 13 (1.08%) MCSE
7 13 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
7 13 (1.08%) SANS
8 11 (0.92%) CCNP
8 11 (0.92%) HNC
9 10 (0.83%) Master's Degree
10 9 (0.75%) CEH
10 9 (0.75%) CompTIA Security+
10 9 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.75%) MCSA
11 7 (0.58%) JNCIP
11 7 (0.58%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (12.49%) QA
2 25 (2.08%) Accessibility
3 24 (2.00%) SLA
4 13 (1.08%) WCAG
5 7 (0.58%) NIST
5 7 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.50%) HL7
6 6 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.33%) GDPR
8 2 (0.17%) GLBA
8 2 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.17%) NCSC
8 2 (0.17%) PMO
9 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 346 (28.81%) Docker
2 38 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 38 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 13 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.75%) vSphere
6 8 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.50%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.50%) Xen
8 5 (0.42%) XenApp
9 4 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.25%) Firmware
10 3 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.17%) NFS
11 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.083%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.083%) Squid
12 1 (0.083%) Varnish
12 1 (0.083%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 279 (23.23%) Kubernetes
2 109 (9.08%) Terraform
3 104 (8.66%) Ansible
4 59 (4.91%) Puppet
5 55 (4.58%) Graylog
5 55 (4.58%) Kibana
6 45 (3.75%) Grafana
7 37 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
8 32 (2.66%) Prometheus
9 24 (2.00%) Docker Swarm
10 18 (1.50%) Graphite
10 18 (1.50%) Opsgenie
11 17 (1.42%) Nagios
12 16 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
13 15 (1.25%) HAProxy
13 15 (1.25%) ZABBIX
14 14 (1.17%) Nessus
15 12 (1.00%) Consul
16 10 (0.83%) Packer
16 10 (0.83%) Rancher
Vendors
1 200 (16.65%) Microsoft
2 94 (7.83%) Google
3 82 (6.83%) Samsung
4 68 (5.66%) Oracle
5 60 (5.00%) VMware
6 49 (4.08%) Red Hat
7 34 (2.83%) Cisco
8 29 (2.41%) Splunk
9 19 (1.58%) Citrix
10 18 (1.50%) Dynatrace
11 17 (1.42%) New Relic
11 17 (1.42%) Zend
12 15 (1.25%) AppDynamics
12 15 (1.25%) SolarWinds
13 13 (1.08%) BT
13 13 (1.08%) Sage
14 12 (1.00%) Rackspace
15 11 (0.92%) Blue Coat
15 11 (0.92%) F5
15 11 (0.92%) ServiceNow