Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 161 141
Rank change year-on-year -5 -20 +17
Permanent jobs citing JSON 3,642 3,672 5,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.08% 2.09% 2.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.10% 5.30% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3,027 3,133 4,459
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,970 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

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 71,407 69,312 81,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.77% 39.46% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 60,211 59,740 69,665
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 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 -9 3,375 £50,000 +2.04% 628
UK excluding London +12 2,303 £45,000 - 489
London -27 1,277 £60,000 - 189
South East +12 729 £45,000 - 99
North of England +21 506 £45,000 +5.88% 155
Midlands -3 328 £37,500 -6.25% 80
North West +30 305 £45,000 +12.50% 93
East of England +18 281 £45,000 +5.88% 56
South West -15 257 £42,500 -5.56% 49
West Midlands -13 187 £40,000 +6.67% 45
Yorkshire +7 172 £44,000 -2.22% 47
Scotland +18 154 £50,000 +11.11% 26
East Midlands +10 141 £37,500 -16.67% 35
North East -18 30 £40,000 - 15
Northern Ireland -4 27 £39,000 +14.71% 10
Wales -7 27 £40,000 -8.57% 14
Isle of Man - 1 £40,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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 2,120 (58.21%) JavaScript
2 1,895 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
3 1,835 (50.38%) HTML
4 1,789 (49.12%) XML
5 1,595 (43.79%) CSS
6 1,432 (39.32%) REST
7 1,378 (37.84%) Java
8 1,192 (32.73%) Web Services
9 1,191 (32.70%) SQL
10 1,139 (31.27%) C#
11 1,126 (30.92%) .NET
12 1,082 (29.71%) MVC
13 1,016 (27.90%) AngularJS
14 968 (26.58%) jQuery
15 923 (25.34%) Git (software)
16 901 (24.74%) SOAP
17 846 (23.23%) HTML5
18 843 (23.15%) SQL Server
19 792 (21.75%) Scrum
20 699 (19.19%) TDD
21 642 (17.63%) ASP.NET
22 638 (17.52%) OO
23 614 (16.86%) Ajax
24 601 (16.50%) RESTful
25 596 (16.36%) Finance
26 593 (16.28%) MySQL
27 591 (16.23%) Spring
28 589 (16.17%) Linux
29 570 (15.65%) Web Development
30 550 (15.10%) Software Engineering

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
1 246 (6.75%) Apache
2 206 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 164 (4.50%) CMS
4 130 (3.57%) IIS
5 128 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
6 124 (3.40%) Confluence
7 120 (3.29%) JBoss
8 105 (2.88%) SharePoint
9 95 (2.61%) Drupal
10 83 (2.28%) WordPress
11 78 (2.14%) Umbraco
12 66 (1.81%) WebSphere
13 58 (1.59%) Mule
14 47 (1.29%) Apache Spark
15 43 (1.18%) nginx
16 40 (1.10%) Mule ESB
17 37 (1.02%) Joomla!
17 37 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 36 (0.99%) Apache Solr
18 36 (0.99%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (1.32%) Photoshop
2 38 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 28 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
4 27 (0.74%) Chatbot
5 18 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.11%) FrameMaker
8 4 (0.11%) GIMP
9 3 (0.082%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.082%) HipChat
9 3 (0.082%) InDesign
10 2 (0.055%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.055%) FreeHand
10 2 (0.055%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.055%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.055%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.055%) Revit
11 1 (0.027%) Weka
Business Applications
1 66 (1.81%) Magento
2 26 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
4 14 (0.38%) MetaTrader
5 12 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.19%) Shopify
7 6 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.14%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.11%) Cerner Millennium
9 4 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.11%) Raiser's Edge
9 4 (0.11%) SAP SRM
9 4 (0.11%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.055%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.027%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.027%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 541 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
2 379 (10.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 181 (4.97%) GitHub
4 171 (4.70%) SaaS
5 89 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
6 80 (2.20%) PaaS
7 67 (1.84%) Serverless
8 65 (1.78%) Office 365
9 63 (1.73%) IaaS
10 62 (1.70%) npm
11 47 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
12 39 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
13 37 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
14 29 (0.80%) Slack
15 25 (0.69%) Amazon S3
15 25 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
16 24 (0.66%) Yammer
17 22 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 22 (0.60%) Google Play
18 21 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 254 (6.97%) HTTP
2 181 (4.97%) Internet
3 108 (2.97%) SSL
4 56 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 52 (1.43%) Firewall
6 38 (1.04%) VPN
7 36 (0.99%) Intranet
8 34 (0.93%) HTTPS
9 33 (0.91%) SMS
10 32 (0.88%) Network Security
11 26 (0.71%) DNS
11 26 (0.71%) LAN
11 26 (0.71%) WAN
12 18 (0.49%) SMTP
13 15 (0.41%) AMQP
14 14 (0.38%) NetScaler
15 13 (0.36%) ATM
16 12 (0.33%) FTP
16 12 (0.33%) IPsec
17 11 (0.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 843 (23.15%) SQL Server
2 593 (16.28%) MySQL
3 346 (9.50%) NoSQL
4 321 (8.81%) Relational Database
5 263 (7.22%) MongoDB
6 160 (4.39%) Big Data
7 133 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
8 131 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
9 116 (3.19%) RDBMS
10 80 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 73 (2.00%) Hadoop
11 73 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 65 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 56 (1.54%) Redis
13 56 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 49 (1.35%) HBase
15 44 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
15 44 (1.21%) Oracle Database
16 42 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 37 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 923 (25.34%) Git (software)
2 381 (10.46%) JIRA
3 365 (10.02%) Jenkins
4 265 (7.28%) Selenium
5 263 (7.22%) Subversion
6 261 (7.17%) Visual Studio
7 230 (6.32%) Maven
8 223 (6.12%) JUnit
9 169 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 147 (4.04%) Cucumber
11 113 (3.10%) Eclipse
12 110 (3.02%) gulp
13 100 (2.75%) Ant
14 97 (2.66%) Jasmine
15 92 (2.53%) Grunt
16 83 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 83 (2.28%) Gradle
17 81 (2.22%) TeamCity
18 80 (2.20%) IntelliJ
19 67 (1.84%) WebDriver
General
1 596 (16.36%) Finance
2 229 (6.29%) Retail
3 220 (6.04%) Marketing
4 213 (5.85%) Banking
5 124 (3.40%) Telecoms
6 122 (3.35%) Advertising
7 100 (2.75%) Games
8 93 (2.55%) Manufacturing
9 76 (2.09%) Electronics
10 74 (2.03%) Investment Banking
11 54 (1.48%) Retail Banking
12 40 (1.10%) Law
13 36 (0.99%) Back Office
14 31 (0.85%) Publishing
15 28 (0.77%) Legal
16 27 (0.74%) Automotive
17 23 (0.63%) Billing
18 15 (0.41%) Online Betting
19 14 (0.38%) Multimedia
20 13 (0.36%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 2,558 (70.24%) Developer
2 553 (15.18%) Java Developer
3 481 (13.21%) Senior Developer
4 468 (12.85%) .NET Developer
5 418 (11.48%) C# Developer
6 293 (8.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 289 (7.94%) Web Developer
8 279 (7.66%) Software Developer
9 254 (6.97%) JavaScript Developer
10 234 (6.43%) PHP Developer
11 228 (6.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 217 (5.96%) Software Engineer
13 193 (5.30%) Architect
14 182 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
15 176 (4.83%) Lead Developer
16 165 (4.53%) C# Software Developer
17 147 (4.04%) Senior Java Developer
18 142 (3.90%) .NET Software Developer
19 140 (3.84%) ASP.NET Developer
20 125 (3.43%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,835 (50.38%) HTML
2 1,789 (49.12%) XML
3 1,595 (43.79%) CSS
4 1,432 (39.32%) REST
5 1,192 (32.73%) Web Services
6 1,126 (30.92%) .NET
7 1,016 (27.90%) AngularJS
8 968 (26.58%) jQuery
9 901 (24.74%) SOAP
10 846 (23.23%) HTML5
11 642 (17.63%) ASP.NET
12 614 (16.86%) Ajax
13 601 (16.50%) RESTful
14 591 (16.23%) Spring
15 533 (14.63%) CSS3
16 445 (12.22%) React
17 439 (12.05%) Node.js
18 426 (11.70%) .NET Framework
19 363 (9.97%) ASP.NET Web API
20 342 (9.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 364 (9.99%) Computer Science
2 329 (9.03%) User Experience
3 320 (8.79%) Mobile App
4 193 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
5 171 (4.70%) Greenfield Project
6 120 (3.29%) Fintech
7 100 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
8 84 (2.31%) Data Structures
9 82 (2.25%) Data Centre
10 74 (2.03%) Algorithms
11 57 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
12 52 (1.43%) Virtual Team
13 49 (1.35%) Public Cloud
14 44 (1.21%) Client/Server
15 37 (1.02%) Social Media
16 31 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 31 (0.85%) Private Cloud
17 22 (0.60%) Management Information System
17 22 (0.60%) N-Tier
18 21 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 589 (16.17%) Linux
2 390 (10.71%) Windows
3 242 (6.64%) Android
4 236 (6.48%) Unix
5 217 (5.96%) Apple iOS
6 71 (1.95%) Windows Server
7 39 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (1.07%) Windows 10
8 32 (0.88%) CentOS
9 27 (0.74%) HPUX
9 27 (0.74%) Solaris
9 27 (0.74%) Windows 7
10 24 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 22 (0.60%) Ubuntu
12 19 (0.52%) Mac OS
13 14 (0.38%) Windows 8
14 13 (0.36%) AIX
15 12 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,895 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1,082 (29.71%) MVC
3 792 (21.75%) Scrum
4 699 (19.19%) TDD
5 638 (17.52%) OO
6 570 (15.65%) Web Development
7 550 (15.10%) Software Engineering
8 528 (14.50%) Test Automation
9 437 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
10 398 (10.93%) DevOps
11 395 (10.85%) E-Commerce
12 329 (9.03%) Front End Development
13 320 (8.79%) BDD
14 298 (8.18%) Unit Testing
15 289 (7.94%) SOA
16 284 (7.80%) SDLC
17 257 (7.06%) Microservices
18 254 (6.97%) Mentoring
19 252 (6.92%) OOP
20 187 (5.13%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2,120 (58.21%) JavaScript
2 1,378 (37.84%) Java
3 1,191 (32.70%) SQL
4 1,139 (31.27%) C#
5 518 (14.22%) PHP
6 408 (11.20%) Python
7 235 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 176 (4.83%) PowerShell
9 150 (4.12%) Ruby
10 146 (4.01%) TypeScript
11 115 (3.16%) VB.NET
12 110 (3.02%) C++
13 106 (2.91%) Scala
14 105 (2.88%) Perl
15 94 (2.58%) Objective-C
16 89 (2.44%) Apple Swift
17 88 (2.42%) Shell Script
18 68 (1.87%) Bash Shell
18 68 (1.87%) ES6
19 64 (1.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 481 (13.21%) Degree
2 174 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 68 (1.87%) Master's Degree
4 64 (1.76%) Security Cleared
5 51 (1.40%) ISTQB
5 51 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (1.07%) ISEB
7 33 (0.91%) SC Cleared
8 25 (0.69%) MCSE
9 22 (0.60%) MCSA
10 17 (0.47%) DBS Check
10 17 (0.47%) PhD
11 14 (0.38%) PMI Certification
12 12 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (0.33%) MCSD
12 12 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
13 9 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.22%) MCTS
15 7 (0.19%) MBA
15 7 (0.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (6.56%) QA
2 26 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 18 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 18 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (0.49%) PMO
4 13 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.30%) WAI
5 11 (0.30%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 9 (0.25%) MiFID
6 9 (0.25%) SLA
7 7 (0.19%) RosettaNet
8 6 (0.16%) GCP
9 5 (0.14%) GDPR
9 5 (0.14%) TickIT
10 4 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.082%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.082%) WCAG
12 2 (0.055%) GAMP
12 2 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.027%) COBIT
System Software
1 229 (6.29%) Docker
2 54 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 29 (0.80%) HDFS
4 29 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.22%) Firmware
8 7 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.14%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.14%) KVM
9 5 (0.14%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.082%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.055%) NFS
12 2 (0.055%) vSphere
13 1 (0.027%) IAG
13 1 (0.027%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 103 (2.83%) Puppet
2 98 (2.69%) Ansible
3 78 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (1.29%) Kibana
5 34 (0.93%) Kubernetes
6 31 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
6 31 (0.85%) Terraform
7 26 (0.71%) logstash
8 20 (0.55%) Nagios
9 18 (0.49%) Mesos
9 18 (0.49%) Salt
10 14 (0.38%) Perfmon
11 12 (0.33%) Grafana
12 11 (0.30%) Prometheus
12 11 (0.30%) rkt
12 11 (0.30%) Zipkin
13 8 (0.22%) Plesk
13 8 (0.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 7 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
14 7 (0.19%) Oozie
Vendors
1 502 (13.78%) Microsoft
2 358 (9.83%) Oracle
3 134 (3.68%) Google
4 97 (2.66%) SAP
5 76 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
6 68 (1.87%) IBM
7 67 (1.84%) Zend
8 63 (1.73%) VMware
9 61 (1.67%) Red Hat
10 51 (1.40%) Apple
11 40 (1.10%) Splunk
12 39 (1.07%) MuleSoft
13 37 (1.02%) Cisco
13 37 (1.02%) Xamarin
14 36 (0.99%) Adobe
14 36 (0.99%) WorldPay
15 34 (0.93%) Tableau
16 33 (0.91%) Capita
17 31 (0.85%) TIBCO
18 26 (0.71%) ServiceNow