Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 161 165
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 +2
Permanent jobs citing JSON 2,725 3,331 3,965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.05% 2.10% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.34% 5.30% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,034 2,660 3,272
UK median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.95% +7.14% -2.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,025
90th Percentile £81,250 £81,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 51,004 62,887 72,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.38% 39.58% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 42,105 51,780 60,004
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 £29,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for JSON in the UK

JSON
Top 16 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 8 December 2019. 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 -5 2,467 £52,500 - 514
UK excluding London 0 1,693 £45,000 -5.26% 402
London -16 977 £62,500 -3.85% 162
South East +15 567 £47,500 - 106
North of England +36 341 £48,000 +6.67% 113
South West +22 257 £40,000 -11.11% 41
North West +36 231 £50,000 +11.11% 70
East of England +3 157 £45,000 -18.18% 40
Midlands -53 152 £47,500 -3.06% 52
Scotland +14 146 £50,000 +7.53% 32
Yorkshire +15 105 £45,000 - 35
West Midlands -34 88 £47,500 +5.56% 28
East Midlands -47 62 £47,500 -5.00% 24
Wales -6 59 £37,500 - 16
Northern Ireland -3 16 £50,000 -4.76% 3
North East -22 5 £37,500 -14.29% 8

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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 1,412 (51.82%) JavaScript
2 1,245 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1,209 (44.37%) XML
4 1,039 (38.13%) HTML
5 1,036 (38.02%) REST
6 950 (34.86%) CSS
7 912 (33.47%) SQL
8 866 (31.78%) Java
9 829 (30.42%) .NET
10 824 (30.24%) C#
11 736 (27.01%) Git (software)
12 637 (23.38%) Web Services
13 596 (21.87%) SOAP
14 591 (21.69%) DevOps
15 564 (20.70%) Finance
15 564 (20.70%) RESTful
16 539 (19.78%) AWS
17 538 (19.74%) jQuery
18 536 (19.67%) Scrum
19 534 (19.60%) Azure
20 524 (19.23%) SQL Server
21 501 (18.39%) MVC
22 478 (17.54%) AngularJS
23 432 (15.85%) JIRA
24 405 (14.86%) TDD
25 400 (14.68%) Python
26 397 (14.57%) Microsoft
27 390 (14.31%) Docker
28 379 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
29 376 (13.80%) 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
1 159 (5.83%) Confluence
2 144 (5.28%) CMS
3 132 (4.84%) Tomcat
4 108 (3.96%) Apache
5 82 (3.01%) JBoss
6 69 (2.53%) IIS
7 60 (2.20%) WordPress
8 57 (2.09%) Apache Spark
9 55 (2.02%) SharePoint
10 47 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
11 43 (1.58%) Cloud Foundry
12 38 (1.39%) Umbraco
13 36 (1.32%) EPiServer
14 29 (1.06%) nginx
15 28 (1.03%) Joomla!
16 25 (0.92%) Mule
17 24 (0.88%) GeoServer
18 18 (0.66%) WebLogic
19 17 (0.62%) WebSphere
20 15 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.37%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.18%) Adobe XD
6 5 (0.18%) InVision
6 5 (0.18%) Zeplin
7 2 (0.073%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.037%) InDesign
8 1 (0.037%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.037%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 53 (1.94%) Magento
2 27 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
3 26 (0.95%) NetSuite
4 22 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.22%) Shopify
6 5 (0.18%) Sage X3
6 5 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.18%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 2 (0.073%) Eikon
8 2 (0.073%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.037%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.037%) R3 Corda
9 1 (0.037%) Scribe Insight
9 1 (0.037%) SDL Web 8
9 1 (0.037%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 539 (19.78%) AWS
2 534 (19.60%) Azure
3 173 (6.35%) Serverless
4 161 (5.91%) GitHub
5 128 (4.70%) SaaS
6 120 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
7 114 (4.18%) AWS Lambda
8 101 (3.71%) IaaS
9 94 (3.45%) PaaS
10 67 (2.46%) Azure Active Directory
11 66 (2.42%) Amazon S3
12 62 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 61 (2.24%) GCP
14 58 (2.13%) OpenShift
15 53 (1.94%) Slack
16 51 (1.87%) npm
17 45 (1.65%) Power Platform
18 41 (1.50%) Amazon SQS
19 39 (1.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 36 (1.32%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 136 (4.99%) HTTP
2 76 (2.79%) Internet
3 42 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 28 (1.03%) SSL
5 21 (0.77%) HTTPS
6 19 (0.70%) X.509
7 18 (0.66%) Firewall
8 17 (0.62%) WAN
9 16 (0.59%) DNS
9 16 (0.59%) SSH
10 14 (0.51%) VPN
11 10 (0.37%) Bluetooth
12 9 (0.33%) Network Security
12 9 (0.33%) Wireless
13 8 (0.29%) Intranet
13 8 (0.29%) Skype
13 8 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.26%) AMQP
14 7 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (0.18%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 524 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 329 (12.07%) MySQL
3 207 (7.60%) Relational Database
4 178 (6.53%) PostgreSQL
5 151 (5.54%) MongoDB
6 123 (4.51%) NoSQL
7 99 (3.63%) Amazon RDS
8 94 (3.45%) Big Data
9 83 (3.05%) RDBMS
10 80 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 66 (2.42%) Redis
12 63 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 55 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
14 49 (1.80%) GIS
15 47 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 46 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
17 44 (1.61%) Power BI
18 41 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
19 39 (1.43%) Hadoop
20 38 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 736 (27.01%) Git (software)
2 432 (15.85%) JIRA
3 347 (12.73%) Jenkins
4 184 (6.75%) JUnit
5 176 (6.46%) Maven
6 168 (6.17%) Selenium
7 158 (5.80%) Visual Studio
8 129 (4.73%) Subversion
9 121 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 119 (4.37%) Cucumber
11 117 (4.29%) Bitbucket
12 98 (3.60%) TeamCity
13 83 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 78 (2.86%) webpack
15 75 (2.75%) JMeter
16 73 (2.68%) Ant
17 64 (2.35%) Postman
18 60 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
19 59 (2.17%) Gradle
20 53 (1.94%) NUnit
General
1 564 (20.70%) Finance
2 144 (5.28%) Marketing
3 140 (5.14%) Retail
4 125 (4.59%) Banking
5 101 (3.71%) Public Sector
6 78 (2.86%) Games
7 67 (2.46%) Manufacturing
8 60 (2.20%) Telecoms
9 46 (1.69%) Legal
10 45 (1.65%) Advertising
11 41 (1.50%) Electronics
12 25 (0.92%) Investment Banking
13 20 (0.73%) Law
14 19 (0.70%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.70%) Publishing
15 16 (0.59%) Back Office
15 16 (0.59%) Front Office
15 16 (0.59%) Multimedia
16 13 (0.48%) Retail Finance
17 12 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,709 (62.72%) Developer
2 348 (12.77%) Senior Developer
3 329 (12.07%) Java Developer
4 299 (10.97%) .NET Developer
5 223 (8.18%) C# Developer
6 211 (7.74%) Software Developer
7 185 (6.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 166 (6.09%) Software Engineer
9 165 (6.06%) Analyst
10 130 (4.77%) C# .NET Developer
11 126 (4.62%) PHP Developer
12 104 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
13 98 (3.60%) React Developer
14 97 (3.56%) Full Stack Developer
15 93 (3.41%) Architect
16 92 (3.38%) Web Developer
17 87 (3.19%) Consultant
18 85 (3.12%) Senior Java Developer
19 76 (2.79%) Lead Developer
20 74 (2.72%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,209 (44.37%) XML
2 1,039 (38.13%) HTML
3 1,036 (38.02%) REST
4 950 (34.86%) CSS
5 829 (30.42%) .NET
6 637 (23.38%) Web Services
7 596 (21.87%) SOAP
8 564 (20.70%) RESTful
9 538 (19.74%) jQuery
10 478 (17.54%) AngularJS
11 363 (13.32%) ASP.NET
12 338 (12.40%) Spring
13 330 (12.11%) HTML5
14 316 (11.60%) React
15 281 (10.31%) Ajax
16 275 (10.09%) Node.js
17 211 (7.74%) CSS3
18 196 (7.19%) .NET Framework
19 186 (6.83%) ASP.NET Web API
20 176 (6.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 295 (10.83%) User Experience
2 160 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
3 143 (5.25%) Mobile App
4 121 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
5 88 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 80 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
7 76 (2.79%) Linux Command Line
8 73 (2.68%) Management Information System
9 50 (1.83%) Public Cloud
10 48 (1.76%) Data Structures
11 46 (1.69%) Data Centre
12 38 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 33 (1.21%) PKI
14 31 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
15 30 (1.10%) Algorithms
15 30 (1.10%) Virtual Team
16 29 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
17 28 (1.03%) Private Cloud
18 23 (0.84%) Client/Server
19 21 (0.77%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 357 (13.10%) Linux
2 255 (9.36%) Windows
3 197 (7.23%) Android
4 174 (6.39%) Apple iOS
5 101 (3.71%) Unix
6 61 (2.24%) Windows Server
7 30 (1.10%) Windows 10
8 28 (1.03%) Windows 7
9 25 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (0.88%) Mac OS
10 24 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (0.77%) Windows 8
13 20 (0.73%) CentOS
13 20 (0.73%) Ubuntu
14 15 (0.55%) Fedora
15 8 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.22%) Windows Phone
16 6 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
17 5 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,245 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
2 591 (21.69%) DevOps
3 536 (19.67%) Scrum
4 501 (18.39%) MVC
5 405 (14.86%) TDD
6 379 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
7 376 (13.80%) Software Engineering
8 358 (13.14%) Microservices
9 354 (12.99%) Test Automation
10 330 (12.11%) OO
11 297 (10.90%) Web Development
12 287 (10.53%) Front End Development
13 245 (8.99%) Mentoring
14 240 (8.81%) Problem-Solving
15 232 (8.51%) SDLC
16 231 (8.48%) Computer Science
17 205 (7.52%) Analytics
18 201 (7.38%) Unit Testing
19 180 (6.61%) BDD
20 168 (6.17%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,412 (51.82%) JavaScript
2 912 (33.47%) SQL
3 866 (31.78%) Java
4 824 (30.24%) C#
5 400 (14.68%) Python
6 270 (9.91%) PHP
7 252 (9.25%) PowerShell
8 139 (5.10%) Bash Shell
9 134 (4.92%) Java 8
10 125 (4.59%) Ruby
11 120 (4.40%) T-SQL
12 111 (4.07%) TypeScript
13 102 (3.74%) ES6
14 89 (3.27%) C++
15 87 (3.19%) Apple Swift
16 78 (2.86%) C
17 72 (2.64%) Scala
18 71 (2.61%) Objective-C
19 70 (2.57%) Shell Script
20 67 (2.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 237 (8.70%) Degree
2 96 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 62 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 34 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (0.73%) MCSE
6 15 (0.55%) SC Cleared
7 13 (0.48%) Master's Degree
8 9 (0.33%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.26%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.26%) HND
9 7 (0.26%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.18%) ISEB
10 5 (0.18%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.18%) PhD
10 5 (0.18%) PMP
11 4 (0.15%) MCSA
11 4 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.15%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (8.29%) QA
2 37 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 28 (1.03%) GDPR
4 19 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.44%) HMG Infosec
5 12 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 12 (0.44%) JSP 440
6 8 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.18%) PMO
7 5 (0.18%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.15%) SLA
9 3 (0.11%) WCAG
10 2 (0.073%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.037%) WAI
System Software
1 390 (14.31%) Docker
2 132 (4.84%) Active Directory
3 41 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.55%) LXC
6 13 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (0.48%) XenApp
7 10 (0.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 9 (0.33%) DFS Replication
9 6 (0.22%) Firmware
10 5 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.11%) Varnish
11 3 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.073%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.073%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.037%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.037%) HDFS
13 1 (0.037%) OpenAM
13 1 (0.037%) Xen
Systems Management
1 217 (7.96%) Kubernetes
2 139 (5.10%) Ansible
3 107 (3.93%) Terraform
4 88 (3.23%) Puppet
5 55 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (1.25%) Nagios
7 25 (0.92%) SCCM
8 24 (0.88%) Kibana
9 23 (0.84%) Packer
10 22 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
10 22 (0.81%) ZABBIX
11 21 (0.77%) HP SiteScope
12 16 (0.59%) Istio
12 16 (0.59%) Rancher
13 15 (0.55%) Grafana
14 13 (0.48%) SCOM
14 13 (0.48%) SCOrch
14 13 (0.48%) SCVMM
15 11 (0.40%) Marathon
15 11 (0.40%) Mesos
Vendors
1 397 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 201 (7.38%) Oracle
3 131 (4.81%) Google
4 96 (3.52%) MuleSoft
5 79 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
6 63 (2.31%) Adobe
7 60 (2.20%) SAP
8 55 (2.02%) Atlassian
9 49 (1.80%) Splunk
10 48 (1.76%) IBM
11 42 (1.54%) VMware
12 41 (1.50%) TIBCO
13 40 (1.47%) Apple
14 37 (1.36%) Xamarin
15 34 (1.25%) Tableau
16 33 (1.21%) Dell
17 30 (1.10%) Red Hat
17 30 (1.10%) WorldPay
18 29 (1.06%) Perforce
19 27 (0.99%) Jitterbit