Period
to 26 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for JSON skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JSON over the 6 months to 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 184 161 170
Rank change year-on-year -23 +9 -5
Permanent jobs citing JSON 2,343 3,311 3,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.90% 2.19% 2.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.90% 5.51% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,734 2,522 3,015
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,820
90th Percentile £82,500 £84,650 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

JSON is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 47,826 60,059 71,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.84% 39.68% 40.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39,331 49,325 60,204
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JSON as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JSON in the UK

JSON
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JSON.

Salary trend for JSON in the UK

JSON
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JSON over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for JSON in the UK

JSON
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the UK over the 6 months to 26 February 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 -21 2,109 £52,500 -4.55% 501
UK excluding London -15 1,382 £47,500 - 386
London -24 905 £62,500 - 155
South East -24 457 £47,500 -5.00% 98
North of England +17 294 £50,000 +11.11% 105
North West +57 205 £50,000 +5.26% 59
South West -11 174 £39,250 -17.37% 51
East of England -7 136 £45,000 -18.18% 42
Midlands -45 125 £47,500 - 51
Scotland -3 119 £50,000 - 16
Yorkshire +7 88 £45,000 - 38
West Midlands +1 73 £47,500 +11.76% 26
Wales +2 55 £40,000 +6.67% 15
East Midlands -42 52 £43,750 -12.50% 25
Northern Ireland +20 22 £50,000 +29.03% 9
North East -31 1 £37,500 -16.67% 8
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, IT jobs citing JSON 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 JSON.

1 1,168 (49.85%) JavaScript
2 1,102 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
3 1,091 (46.56%) XML
4 909 (38.80%) REST
5 887 (37.86%) HTML
6 781 (33.33%) CSS
7 773 (32.99%) .NET
8 771 (32.91%) SQL
9 753 (32.14%) C#
10 693 (29.58%) Java
11 639 (27.27%) Git (software)
12 520 (22.19%) Web Services
13 519 (22.15%) RESTful
14 501 (21.38%) SOAP
15 489 (20.87%) Azure
16 479 (20.44%) MVC
17 476 (20.32%) SQL Server
18 475 (20.27%) Finance
19 467 (19.93%) DevOps
20 454 (19.38%) Scrum
21 413 (17.63%) AWS
22 399 (17.03%) AngularJS
23 384 (16.39%) Microsoft
24 371 (15.83%) jQuery
25 358 (15.28%) Python
26 350 (14.94%) Software Engineering
27 345 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
27 345 (14.72%) JIRA
28 335 (14.30%) TDD
29 334 (14.26%) Docker

JSON
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
1 138 (5.89%) Confluence
2 107 (4.57%) CMS
3 104 (4.44%) Tomcat
4 84 (3.59%) Apache
5 47 (2.01%) IIS
6 44 (1.88%) Apache Spark
6 44 (1.88%) JBoss
7 42 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
8 40 (1.71%) SharePoint
9 37 (1.58%) EPiServer
10 31 (1.32%) WordPress
11 27 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
12 23 (0.98%) nginx
13 22 (0.94%) Umbraco
14 19 (0.81%) GeoServer
15 15 (0.64%) Mule
15 15 (0.64%) WebSphere
16 12 (0.51%) Anypoint
17 11 (0.47%) Joomla!
18 10 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (0.94%) Adobe XD
3 20 (0.85%) InVision
3 20 (0.85%) Zeplin
4 17 (0.73%) Chatbot
5 16 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
5 16 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.043%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 41 (1.75%) Magento
2 17 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.64%) NetSuite
4 12 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 5 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 5 (0.21%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.13%) Shopify
9 2 (0.085%) Eikon
9 2 (0.085%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.043%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.043%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 489 (20.87%) Azure
2 413 (17.63%) AWS
3 157 (6.70%) GitHub
4 140 (5.98%) SaaS
5 94 (4.01%) Serverless
6 86 (3.67%) IaaS
7 82 (3.50%) PaaS
8 60 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
9 58 (2.48%) AWS Lambda
10 57 (2.43%) GCP
11 48 (2.05%) OpenShift
12 47 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
13 44 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
13 44 (1.88%) npm
14 42 (1.79%) Office 365
15 37 (1.58%) Amazon SQS
16 34 (1.45%) Power Platform
17 32 (1.37%) Slack
18 30 (1.28%) Amazon S3
19 26 (1.11%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 139 (5.93%) HTTP
2 64 (2.73%) Internet
3 53 (2.26%) TCP/IP
4 26 (1.11%) Bluetooth
5 25 (1.07%) SSL
6 22 (0.94%) DNS
7 21 (0.90%) Wireless
8 19 (0.81%) Firewall
9 17 (0.73%) Network Security
9 17 (0.73%) SSH
10 16 (0.68%) VPN
11 15 (0.64%) X.509
12 13 (0.55%) HTTPS
13 12 (0.51%) Intranet
14 9 (0.38%) Skype
14 9 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (0.34%) MPLS
16 6 (0.26%) SAN
17 5 (0.21%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 476 (20.32%) SQL Server
2 245 (10.46%) MySQL
3 199 (8.49%) Relational Database
4 136 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
5 106 (4.52%) NoSQL
6 103 (4.40%) MongoDB
7 94 (4.01%) Big Data
8 66 (2.82%) RDBMS
9 57 (2.43%) Amazon RDS
9 57 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
10 55 (2.35%) Redis
11 52 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
12 48 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 44 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 42 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
15 33 (1.41%) Oracle Database
15 33 (1.41%) Power BI
15 33 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
16 32 (1.37%) Hadoop
17 30 (1.28%) GIS
Development Applications
1 639 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 345 (14.72%) JIRA
3 269 (11.48%) Jenkins
4 134 (5.72%) Visual Studio
5 133 (5.68%) Selenium
6 129 (5.51%) Subversion
7 112 (4.78%) Maven
8 107 (4.57%) JUnit
9 95 (4.05%) Bitbucket
10 94 (4.01%) Cucumber
11 78 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 72 (3.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 70 (2.99%) TeamCity
14 56 (2.39%) JMeter
15 52 (2.22%) GitLab
16 44 (1.88%) Ant
17 42 (1.79%) Postman
18 38 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
19 37 (1.58%) Gradle
19 37 (1.58%) SpecFlow
General
1 475 (20.27%) Finance
2 108 (4.61%) Retail
3 94 (4.01%) Marketing
4 93 (3.97%) Banking
5 59 (2.52%) Public Sector
6 52 (2.22%) Legal
7 46 (1.96%) Games
8 39 (1.66%) Manufacturing
9 36 (1.54%) Advertising
10 30 (1.28%) Electronics
10 30 (1.28%) Telecoms
11 27 (1.15%) Financial Institution
12 26 (1.11%) Law
13 22 (0.94%) Aerospace
14 14 (0.60%) Military
14 14 (0.60%) Multimedia
15 12 (0.51%) Danish Language
15 12 (0.51%) Retail Finance
16 10 (0.43%) Back Office
16 10 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,449 (61.84%) Developer
2 331 (14.13%) .NET Developer
3 301 (12.85%) Senior Developer
4 255 (10.88%) Java Developer
5 230 (9.82%) C# Developer
6 177 (7.55%) Software Developer
7 151 (6.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 138 (5.89%) Analyst
9 129 (5.51%) Software Engineer
10 127 (5.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 97 (4.14%) Full Stack Developer
12 96 (4.10%) PHP Developer
13 87 (3.71%) Consultant
14 79 (3.37%) Architect
15 73 (3.12%) React Developer
16 71 (3.03%) Applications Developer
17 70 (2.99%) .NET Software Developer
17 70 (2.99%) Lead Developer
17 70 (2.99%) Senior Java Developer
18 69 (2.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,091 (46.56%) XML
2 909 (38.80%) REST
3 887 (37.86%) HTML
4 781 (33.33%) CSS
5 773 (32.99%) .NET
6 520 (22.19%) Web Services
7 519 (22.15%) RESTful
8 501 (21.38%) SOAP
9 399 (17.03%) AngularJS
10 371 (15.83%) jQuery
11 323 (13.79%) ASP.NET
12 285 (12.16%) HTML5
13 255 (10.88%) React
14 235 (10.03%) Node.js
15 232 (9.90%) Spring
16 214 (9.13%) .NET Framework
17 209 (8.92%) Ajax
18 169 (7.21%) CSS3
19 164 (7.00%) .NET Core
20 152 (6.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 224 (9.56%) User Experience
2 123 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
3 119 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
4 112 (4.78%) Mobile App
5 87 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
6 70 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
7 47 (2.01%) Data Structures
8 46 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
8 46 (1.96%) Management Information System
9 42 (1.79%) Public Cloud
10 41 (1.75%) Algorithms
11 34 (1.45%) PKI
12 28 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 28 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
13 25 (1.07%) Virtual Team
14 23 (0.98%) Data Centre
15 22 (0.94%) Social Media
16 21 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
17 20 (0.85%) Private Cloud
18 19 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 265 (11.31%) Linux
2 219 (9.35%) Windows
3 171 (7.30%) Android
4 156 (6.66%) Apple iOS
5 89 (3.80%) Unix
6 58 (2.48%) Windows Server
7 33 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (1.07%) Windows 10
9 22 (0.94%) CentOS
10 20 (0.85%) Fedora
11 18 (0.77%) Mac OS
12 17 (0.73%) Windows 7
12 17 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (0.47%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.38%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.26%) Debian
16 6 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.26%) watchOS
17 5 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,102 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
2 479 (20.44%) MVC
3 467 (19.93%) DevOps
4 454 (19.38%) Scrum
5 350 (14.94%) Software Engineering
6 345 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
7 335 (14.30%) TDD
8 321 (13.70%) Test Automation
9 319 (13.62%) Microservices
10 284 (12.12%) OO
11 229 (9.77%) Front End Development
12 228 (9.73%) Web Development
13 211 (9.01%) Mentoring
14 193 (8.24%) SDLC
15 189 (8.07%) Problem-Solving
16 173 (7.38%) Computer Science
17 172 (7.34%) Analytics
18 169 (7.21%) Unit Testing
19 161 (6.87%) BDD
20 149 (6.36%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,168 (49.85%) JavaScript
2 771 (32.91%) SQL
3 753 (32.14%) C#
4 693 (29.58%) Java
5 358 (15.28%) Python
6 230 (9.82%) PHP
7 180 (7.68%) PowerShell
8 134 (5.72%) TypeScript
9 114 (4.87%) Bash Shell
10 108 (4.61%) Ruby
11 106 (4.52%) Java 8
12 103 (4.40%) T-SQL
13 83 (3.54%) Apple Swift
14 82 (3.50%) ES6
15 80 (3.41%) C
16 71 (3.03%) C++
16 71 (3.03%) Scala
17 61 (2.60%) PL/SQL
18 56 (2.39%) Objective-C
18 56 (2.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 219 (9.35%) Degree
2 86 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 53 (2.26%) Security Cleared
4 25 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (0.85%) SC Cleared
6 16 (0.68%) Master's Degree
7 15 (0.64%) HND
7 15 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
8 14 (0.60%) AWS Certification
9 12 (0.51%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.43%) MCSE
11 5 (0.21%) CBAP
11 5 (0.21%) IIBA
11 5 (0.21%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.17%) ISEB
13 3 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.13%) MCSA
13 3 (0.13%) PMP
13 3 (0.13%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (8.49%) QA
2 36 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.60%) GDPR
5 13 (0.55%) SLA
6 11 (0.47%) PMO
7 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.21%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.085%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.043%) HL7
10 1 (0.043%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.043%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.043%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.043%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.043%) WCAG
System Software
1 334 (14.26%) Docker
2 83 (3.54%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.81%) Firmware
5 18 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.60%) DFS Replication
7 8 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (0.34%) XenApp
8 7 (0.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 7 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.26%) iptables
10 5 (0.21%) LXC
11 4 (0.17%) Xen
12 3 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.085%) Varnish
13 2 (0.085%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.043%) ACF2
14 1 (0.043%) Ceph
14 1 (0.043%) RACF
Systems Management
1 189 (8.07%) Kubernetes
2 114 (4.87%) Ansible
3 101 (4.31%) Puppet
4 88 (3.76%) Terraform
5 60 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (1.11%) Nagios
6 26 (1.11%) Rancher
7 25 (1.07%) SCCM
8 24 (1.02%) Kibana
9 20 (0.85%) Packer
10 19 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
11 18 (0.77%) HP SiteScope
11 18 (0.77%) ZABBIX
12 16 (0.68%) Istio
13 13 (0.55%) Grafana
14 12 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
14 12 (0.51%) MIIS
15 9 (0.38%) Prometheus
16 8 (0.34%) Salt
16 8 (0.34%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 384 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 189 (8.07%) Oracle
3 104 (4.44%) Google
4 73 (3.12%) MuleSoft
5 70 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
6 55 (2.35%) Adobe
7 54 (2.30%) Atlassian
8 44 (1.88%) TIBCO
9 42 (1.79%) Xamarin
10 37 (1.58%) Red Hat
11 33 (1.41%) Apple
12 30 (1.28%) IBM
12 30 (1.28%) Splunk
13 27 (1.15%) Jitterbit
14 25 (1.07%) Perforce
14 25 (1.07%) SAP
15 22 (0.94%) Tableau
16 21 (0.90%) Dell
16 21 (0.90%) VMware
17 19 (0.81%) WorldPay