Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
UK
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 260 314 368
Rank change year-on-year +54 +54 -16
Permanent jobs citing HTTP 1,624 465 1,180
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 0.97% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.21% 6.21% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 633 402 851
10th Percentile £35,000 £41,375 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £51,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +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 15,903 7,484 21,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.93% 15.57% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11,000 6,096 16,830
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,592 £25,689
25th Percentile £36,250 £38,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £45,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +15.38% -4.21%
75th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +59 1,515 £61,500 +2.50% 181
London +87 892 £67,500 - 84
UK excluding London -28 627 £55,000 -8.33% 103
Work from Home -96 238 £60,000 +4.35% 36
South East -131 182 £65,000 +8.33% 21
North of England -17 161 £49,500 -10.00% 29
South West -7 132 £47,500 -10.80% 12
Yorkshire -20 98 £50,000 -6.98% 7
Midlands -62 96 £42,500 -19.05% 21
West Midlands -62 69 £46,828 -10.80% 18
North West -58 58 £49,500 -17.50% 19
East of England -53 49 £45,500 +25.52% 13
East Midlands -53 25 £35,000 -39.13% 2
Scotland -91 9 £45,000 - 4
North East - 9 £42,500 - 3
Wales -35 8 £60,700 +21.40% 2
Northern Ireland - 3 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 769 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
2 732 (45.07%) JavaScript
3 627 (38.61%) AWS
4 625 (38.49%) REST
5 563 (34.67%) Python
6 516 (31.77%) Java
7 505 (31.10%) React
8 498 (30.67%) Docker
9 482 (29.68%) Software Engineering
10 457 (28.14%) Linux
11 442 (27.22%) SQL
12 411 (25.31%) Kubernetes
13 410 (25.25%) CSS
14 409 (25.18%) Test Automation
15 398 (24.51%) Continuous Integration
16 396 (24.38%) HTML
17 391 (24.08%) Social Skills
18 390 (24.01%) Finance
19 379 (23.34%) Git (software)
20 377 (23.21%) Microservices
21 354 (21.80%) Azure
22 321 (19.77%) DevOps
23 317 (19.52%) Node.js
24 313 (19.27%) RESTful
25 306 (18.84%) Web Services
26 304 (18.72%) C#
27 298 (18.35%) NoSQL
28 280 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
29 275 (16.93%) JSON
30 260 (16.01%) PostgreSQL

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 89 (5.48%) Elasticsearch
2 80 (4.93%) IIS
3 68 (4.19%) GeoServer
4 66 (4.06%) Apache
5 60 (3.69%) nginx
6 36 (2.22%) SharePoint
7 32 (1.97%) CMS
7 32 (1.97%) Tomcat
8 22 (1.35%) OpenStack
9 20 (1.23%) WebSphere
10 19 (1.17%) WordPress
11 15 (0.92%) Confluence
12 11 (0.68%) Apache Spark
12 11 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
12 11 (0.68%) GemFire
13 10 (0.62%) NServiceBus
13 10 (0.62%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
14 9 (0.55%) Drupal
14 9 (0.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 25 (1.54%) MS Visio
2 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.37%) Figma
4 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.49%) R3 Corda
2 7 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.25%) Magento
4 3 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.18%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.062%) Maximo
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 627 (38.61%) AWS
2 354 (21.80%) Azure
3 175 (10.78%) GitHub
4 155 (9.54%) Serverless
5 148 (9.11%) GCP
6 101 (6.22%) SaaS
7 84 (5.17%) PaaS
8 72 (4.43%) Amazon EC2
9 65 (4.00%) Amazon S3
9 65 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 62 (3.82%) npm
11 61 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
12 53 (3.26%) Microsoft 365
13 52 (3.20%) OpenShift
14 43 (2.65%) AWS Lambda
14 43 (2.65%) IaaS
15 42 (2.59%) Amazon SQS
16 41 (2.52%) Yarn
17 34 (2.09%) Datadog
18 33 (2.03%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 237 (14.59%) TCP/IP
2 170 (10.47%) DNS
3 91 (5.60%) Internet
4 89 (5.48%) HTTPS
5 88 (5.42%) SMTP
6 87 (5.36%) Broadband
7 86 (5.30%) Firewall
8 79 (4.86%) FTP
9 69 (4.25%) SSL
10 51 (3.14%) LAN
11 47 (2.89%) Ethernet
12 46 (2.83%) DHCP
12 46 (2.83%) WAN
13 43 (2.65%) VPN
14 41 (2.52%) 802.11
15 37 (2.28%) MQTT
15 37 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
16 36 (2.22%) Wireless
16 36 (2.22%) Wireshark
17 31 (1.91%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (18.35%) NoSQL
2 260 (16.01%) PostgreSQL
3 206 (12.68%) MySQL
4 173 (10.65%) Relational Database
5 168 (10.34%) SQL Server
6 157 (9.67%) MongoDB
7 115 (7.08%) Redis
8 76 (4.68%) QGIS
9 72 (4.43%) Amazon Aurora
10 68 (4.19%) GIS
11 64 (3.94%) Hadoop
12 59 (3.63%) Big Data
13 37 (2.28%) RDBMS
14 36 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 34 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
16 29 (1.79%) Oracle Database
17 25 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
18 21 (1.29%) Couchbase
19 16 (0.99%) HBase
20 15 (0.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 379 (23.34%) Git (software)
2 245 (15.09%) Jenkins
3 149 (9.17%) Selenium
4 121 (7.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 119 (7.33%) TeamCity
6 108 (6.65%) JIRA
7 107 (6.59%) GitLab
8 100 (6.16%) JUnit
9 96 (5.91%) webpack
10 85 (5.23%) WebDriver
11 72 (4.43%) Maven
12 49 (3.02%) Postman
13 48 (2.96%) Cucumber
14 47 (2.89%) SonarQube
15 46 (2.83%) gulp
16 45 (2.77%) Cypress.io
16 45 (2.77%) JMeter
16 45 (2.77%) SpecFlow
17 40 (2.46%) Bitbucket
17 40 (2.46%) Mockito
General
1 391 (24.08%) Social Skills
2 390 (24.01%) Finance
3 123 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
4 121 (7.45%) Marketing
5 78 (4.80%) Telecoms
6 64 (3.94%) Games
7 58 (3.57%) Banking
8 56 (3.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 55 (3.39%) Retail
10 50 (3.08%) Financial Institution
10 50 (3.08%) Law
11 45 (2.77%) Public Sector
12 33 (2.03%) Documentation Skills
13 25 (1.54%) Presentation Skills
14 16 (0.99%) French Language
15 15 (0.92%) Advertising
16 12 (0.74%) Legal
17 11 (0.68%) Automotive
18 10 (0.62%) Aerospace
18 10 (0.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 493 (30.36%) Developer
2 320 (19.70%) Software Engineer
3 114 (7.02%) Senior Developer
4 108 (6.65%) Senior Software Engineer
5 79 (4.86%) Java Developer
6 74 (4.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 66 (4.06%) Architect
8 65 (4.00%) Analyst
9 64 (3.94%) DevOps Engineer
10 56 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
11 49 (3.02%) Software Developer
12 46 (2.83%) Java Engineer
13 44 (2.71%) .NET Developer
14 42 (2.59%) Full Stack Developer
15 38 (2.34%) Backend Developer
16 37 (2.28%) Principal Engineer
16 37 (2.28%) Support Analyst
16 37 (2.28%) Test Engineer
17 36 (2.22%) Automation Engineer
18 35 (2.16%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 625 (38.49%) REST
2 505 (31.10%) React
3 410 (25.25%) CSS
4 396 (24.38%) HTML
5 317 (19.52%) Node.js
6 313 (19.27%) RESTful
7 306 (18.84%) Web Services
8 275 (16.93%) JSON
9 260 (16.01%) .NET
10 210 (12.93%) AngularJS
11 196 (12.07%) XML
12 177 (10.90%) Spring
13 157 (9.67%) Kafka
14 137 (8.44%) Redux
15 122 (7.51%) Spring Boot
16 120 (7.39%) .NET Core
16 120 (7.39%) SOAP
17 107 (6.59%) HTML5
18 103 (6.34%) RabbitMQ
19 85 (5.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 158 (9.73%) User Experience
2 92 (5.67%) Algorithms
3 63 (3.88%) Social Media
4 56 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 49 (3.02%) Management Information System
6 42 (2.59%) Public Cloud
7 38 (2.34%) Client/Server
8 34 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
9 31 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
10 30 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
11 29 (1.79%) PKI
11 29 (1.79%) STB
12 28 (1.72%) Data Structures
12 28 (1.72%) Digital TV
12 28 (1.72%) MPEG
13 27 (1.66%) Legacy Applications
14 26 (1.60%) Mobile App
14 26 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
15 25 (1.54%) Blog
15 25 (1.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 457 (28.14%) Linux
2 190 (11.70%) Windows
3 92 (5.67%) Ubuntu
4 74 (4.56%) Unix
5 59 (3.63%) Apple iOS
6 58 (3.57%) Android
7 40 (2.46%) CentOS
8 30 (1.85%) Windows Server
9 18 (1.11%) AIX
10 13 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.80%) Windows Server 2016
11 11 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (0.62%) SUSE
13 8 (0.49%) Debian
13 8 (0.49%) Kali Linux
13 8 (0.49%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.37%) Solaris
15 4 (0.25%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 769 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
2 482 (29.68%) Software Engineering
3 409 (25.18%) Test Automation
4 398 (24.51%) Continuous Integration
5 377 (23.21%) Microservices
6 321 (19.77%) DevOps
7 280 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
8 243 (14.96%) TDD
9 202 (12.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 193 (11.88%) Integration Testing
11 178 (10.96%) Fintech
12 167 (10.28%) Unit Testing
13 163 (10.04%) SDLC
14 161 (9.91%) Clean Code
14 161 (9.91%) Computer Science
15 158 (9.73%) SOLID
16 153 (9.42%) Web Development
17 150 (9.24%) Event-Driven
18 146 (8.99%) BDD
19 143 (8.81%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 732 (45.07%) JavaScript
2 563 (34.67%) Python
3 516 (31.77%) Java
4 442 (27.22%) SQL
5 304 (18.72%) C#
6 200 (12.32%) TypeScript
7 177 (10.90%) Bash Shell
8 142 (8.74%) C
8 142 (8.74%) PHP
9 138 (8.50%) PowerShell
10 134 (8.25%) C++
11 99 (6.10%) Go
12 71 (4.37%) Scala
13 64 (3.94%) ES6
14 55 (3.39%) Kotlin
15 54 (3.33%) Groovy
15 54 (3.33%) Perl
16 38 (2.34%) Ruby
17 35 (2.16%) Java 8
18 32 (1.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 190 (11.70%) Degree
2 98 (6.03%) Security Cleared
3 55 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (1.54%) Master's Degree
5 23 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (1.29%) CCNA
7 19 (1.17%) SC Cleared
8 16 (0.99%) CISSP
8 16 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (0.92%) OSCP
10 14 (0.86%) DBS Check
11 12 (0.74%) CEH
12 11 (0.68%) GIAC
12 11 (0.68%) JNCIA
12 11 (0.68%) JNCIP
12 11 (0.68%) JNCIS
12 11 (0.68%) OCP
12 11 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
13 10 (0.62%) DV Cleared
13 10 (0.62%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (14.35%) QA
2 68 (4.19%) Accessibility
3 32 (1.97%) SLA
4 17 (1.05%) WCAG
5 15 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.68%) GDPR
7 10 (0.62%) NIST
8 7 (0.43%) HL7
8 7 (0.43%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.12%) MISRA
10 2 (0.12%) SOC 2
11 1 (0.062%) COBIT
11 1 (0.062%) DICOM
11 1 (0.062%) FedRAMP
11 1 (0.062%) GRC
11 1 (0.062%) HIPAA
System Software
1 498 (30.67%) Docker
2 57 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 46 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (1.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 27 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.80%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.68%) NFS
8 9 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.49%) Varnish
10 6 (0.37%) vSphere
11 4 (0.25%) Firmware
11 4 (0.25%) XenApp
12 3 (0.18%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.12%) Ceph
13 2 (0.12%) iptables
13 2 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.062%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.062%) LXC
14 1 (0.062%) pfSense
14 1 (0.062%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 411 (25.31%) Kubernetes
2 153 (9.42%) Terraform
3 135 (8.31%) Ansible
4 68 (4.19%) Grafana
5 61 (3.76%) Graylog
6 51 (3.14%) Puppet
7 43 (2.65%) Kibana
8 37 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
9 31 (1.91%) Prometheus
10 30 (1.85%) Graphite
10 30 (1.85%) Opsgenie
11 25 (1.54%) Hadoop YARN
12 22 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
12 22 (1.35%) Nagios
13 20 (1.23%) Rancher
14 17 (1.05%) HAProxy
14 17 (1.05%) Nessus
15 11 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
16 10 (0.62%) Packer
17 9 (0.55%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 225 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 137 (8.44%) Google
3 131 (8.07%) Oracle
4 117 (7.20%) Samsung
5 60 (3.69%) Splunk
6 58 (3.57%) VMware
7 49 (3.02%) Red Hat
8 39 (2.40%) Cisco
9 34 (2.09%) Spotify
10 29 (1.79%) YouTube
11 28 (1.72%) IBM
12 26 (1.60%) HP
13 22 (1.35%) SolarWinds
14 21 (1.29%) Juniper
15 20 (1.23%) Dynatrace
16 19 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
17 17 (1.05%) Apple
18 16 (0.99%) SAP
19 15 (0.92%) ServiceNow
20 14 (0.86%) F5