Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 159 157
Rank change year-on-year -19 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing JSON 2,798 3,578 4,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.01% 2.15% 2.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.39% 5.37% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,064 2,893 3,350
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 51,906 66,633 71,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.31% 40.02% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 42,520 55,218 58,812
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £32,375 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -26 2,524 £52,000 -0.43% 508
UK excluding London -12 1,793 £45,000 - 374
London -21 948 £65,000 - 179
South East -7 622 £47,500 +5.56% 99
North of England -21 348 £47,125 +4.72% 94
South West +26 264 £45,000 +12.50% 53
North West +11 237 £47,500 +5.56% 55
Midlands -65 188 £47,500 +5.56% 50
Scotland +39 157 £46,500 +10.71% 33
East of England +7 141 £47,500 -1.04% 33
West Midlands -61 101 £44,000 -2.22% 30
Yorkshire -9 94 £45,000 - 28
East Midlands -19 85 £47,500 - 20
Wales +1 60 £37,500 - 11
North East -2 18 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Northern Ireland -20 15 £42,500 +6.25% 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1,409 (50.36%) JavaScript
2 1,319 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1,179 (42.14%) XML
4 1,063 (37.99%) HTML
5 975 (34.85%) REST
6 965 (34.49%) SQL
7 952 (34.02%) CSS
8 931 (33.27%) Java
9 816 (29.16%) C#
10 815 (29.13%) .NET
11 738 (26.38%) Git (software)
12 656 (23.45%) Web Services
13 596 (21.30%) DevOps
14 589 (21.05%) AWS
15 578 (20.66%) SOAP
16 573 (20.48%) jQuery
17 555 (19.84%) SQL Server
18 550 (19.66%) RESTful
19 546 (19.51%) Finance
20 545 (19.48%) Azure
21 533 (19.05%) Scrum
22 516 (18.44%) AngularJS
23 495 (17.69%) TDD
24 479 (17.12%) MVC
25 445 (15.90%) Linux
26 424 (15.15%) Test Automation
27 423 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
28 421 (15.05%) Microsoft
29 400 (14.30%) JIRA
30 393 (14.05%) Python

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
1 162 (5.79%) Confluence
2 133 (4.75%) Apache
2 133 (4.75%) CMS
3 98 (3.50%) Tomcat
4 86 (3.07%) IIS
5 81 (2.89%) WordPress
6 75 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
7 74 (2.64%) SharePoint
8 73 (2.61%) JBoss
9 67 (2.39%) Apache Spark
10 50 (1.79%) Joomla!
11 46 (1.64%) Umbraco
12 33 (1.18%) Apache Solr
13 32 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
14 30 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
15 28 (1.00%) GeoServer
15 28 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 26 (0.93%) Drupal
17 24 (0.86%) nginx
17 24 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.036%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.036%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.036%) InDesign
8 1 (0.036%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 59 (2.11%) Magento
2 57 (2.04%) Payment Gateway
3 25 (0.89%) NetSuite
4 20 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.21%) Shopify
8 5 (0.18%) Sage X3
9 3 (0.11%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.071%) JDE OneWorld
11 1 (0.036%) BusinessWorks
11 1 (0.036%) Elite 3E
11 1 (0.036%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.036%) Scribe Insight
11 1 (0.036%) SDL Web 8
11 1 (0.036%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 589 (21.05%) AWS
2 545 (19.48%) Azure
3 211 (7.54%) Serverless
4 147 (5.25%) SaaS
5 144 (5.15%) IaaS
6 139 (4.97%) GitHub
6 139 (4.97%) PaaS
7 96 (3.43%) AWS Lambda
8 94 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
9 71 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
10 68 (2.43%) Amazon S3
11 66 (2.36%) GCP
11 66 (2.36%) npm
12 62 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
13 60 (2.14%) OpenShift
14 58 (2.07%) Power Platform
15 57 (2.04%) Office 365
16 55 (1.97%) Slack
17 40 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
18 38 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 127 (4.54%) HTTP
2 64 (2.29%) Internet
3 41 (1.47%) WAN
4 36 (1.29%) SSL
5 34 (1.22%) HTTPS
6 32 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 29 (1.04%) Firewall
8 18 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
9 16 (0.57%) VPN
10 13 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (0.46%) Skype
11 11 (0.39%) Network Security
12 9 (0.32%) DNS
13 8 (0.29%) SSH
13 8 (0.29%) X.509
14 7 (0.25%) AMQP
14 7 (0.25%) LAN
14 7 (0.25%) Reverse Proxy
15 6 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (0.18%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 555 (19.84%) SQL Server
2 374 (13.37%) MySQL
3 235 (8.40%) PostgreSQL
4 189 (6.75%) MongoDB
5 181 (6.47%) Relational Database
6 172 (6.15%) NoSQL
7 100 (3.57%) Big Data
8 88 (3.15%) Amazon RDS
9 84 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 84 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 78 (2.79%) RDBMS
11 72 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 67 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
13 59 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
14 58 (2.07%) Redis
15 51 (1.82%) Power BI
16 48 (1.72%) Hadoop
17 47 (1.68%) GIS
18 41 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 39 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 738 (26.38%) Git (software)
2 400 (14.30%) JIRA
3 390 (13.94%) Jenkins
4 221 (7.90%) JUnit
5 198 (7.08%) Maven
6 184 (6.58%) Selenium
7 144 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 142 (5.08%) Visual Studio
9 135 (4.82%) Cucumber
10 117 (4.18%) Bitbucket
11 116 (4.15%) Subversion
12 104 (3.72%) TeamCity
13 86 (3.07%) JMeter
14 85 (3.04%) Visual Studio Team System
15 83 (2.97%) webpack
16 76 (2.72%) NUnit
17 74 (2.64%) SpecFlow
18 65 (2.32%) Ant
19 63 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 56 (2.00%) Jasmine
General
1 546 (19.51%) Finance
2 169 (6.04%) Retail
3 135 (4.82%) Banking
4 116 (4.15%) Marketing
5 96 (3.43%) Public Sector
6 86 (3.07%) Games
7 67 (2.39%) Manufacturing
8 62 (2.22%) Telecoms
9 45 (1.61%) Electronics
10 41 (1.47%) Publishing
11 36 (1.29%) Advertising
12 31 (1.11%) Legal
13 28 (1.00%) Investment Banking
14 27 (0.96%) Front Office
15 21 (0.75%) Law
16 20 (0.71%) Financial Institution
17 14 (0.50%) Back Office
18 12 (0.43%) Aerospace
19 11 (0.39%) German Language
19 11 (0.39%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1,762 (62.97%) Developer
2 345 (12.33%) Senior Developer
3 340 (12.15%) Java Developer
4 246 (8.79%) .NET Developer
5 241 (8.61%) Software Developer
6 194 (6.93%) C# Developer
7 162 (5.79%) PHP Developer
8 161 (5.75%) Software Engineer
9 159 (5.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 148 (5.29%) Analyst
11 125 (4.47%) JavaScript Developer
12 117 (4.18%) Architect
13 104 (3.72%) Full Stack Developer
14 102 (3.65%) C# .NET Developer
15 96 (3.43%) Web Developer
16 88 (3.15%) Lead Developer
17 86 (3.07%) React Developer
18 83 (2.97%) Junior
19 82 (2.93%) Senior Java Developer
20 77 (2.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,179 (42.14%) XML
2 1,063 (37.99%) HTML
3 975 (34.85%) REST
4 952 (34.02%) CSS
5 815 (29.13%) .NET
6 656 (23.45%) Web Services
7 578 (20.66%) SOAP
8 573 (20.48%) jQuery
9 550 (19.66%) RESTful
10 516 (18.44%) AngularJS
11 375 (13.40%) HTML5
12 366 (13.08%) Spring
13 348 (12.44%) ASP.NET
14 308 (11.01%) Node.js
15 301 (10.76%) Ajax
16 299 (10.69%) React
17 247 (8.83%) CSS3
18 216 (7.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 214 (7.65%) ASP.NET Web API
20 184 (6.58%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 290 (10.36%) User Experience
2 178 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 150 (5.36%) Mobile App
4 110 (3.93%) Self-Motivation
5 78 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
6 74 (2.64%) Management Information System
7 70 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 57 (2.04%) Public Cloud
9 56 (2.00%) Data Centre
10 55 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
11 41 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 39 (1.39%) Enterprise Cloud
13 38 (1.36%) Data Structures
14 36 (1.29%) PKI
15 32 (1.14%) Client/Server
15 32 (1.14%) Social Media
16 31 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
17 26 (0.93%) Virtual Team
18 23 (0.82%) Reinsurance
19 22 (0.79%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 445 (15.90%) Linux
2 283 (10.11%) Windows
3 192 (6.86%) Apple iOS
4 191 (6.83%) Android
5 109 (3.90%) Unix
6 58 (2.07%) Windows Server
7 33 (1.18%) Windows 10
8 26 (0.93%) Windows 7
9 24 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (0.79%) CentOS
11 21 (0.75%) Ubuntu
11 21 (0.75%) Windows 8
12 20 (0.71%) Mac OS
13 19 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (0.43%) Fedora
14 12 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (0.39%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.14%) HPUX
16 4 (0.14%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,319 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 596 (21.30%) DevOps
3 533 (19.05%) Scrum
4 495 (17.69%) TDD
5 479 (17.12%) MVC
6 424 (15.15%) Test Automation
7 423 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
8 379 (13.55%) Software Engineering
9 352 (12.58%) Microservices
10 331 (11.83%) Web Development
11 316 (11.29%) OO
12 287 (10.26%) Mentoring
13 280 (10.01%) Problem-Solving
14 257 (9.19%) Computer Science
15 253 (9.04%) Front End Development
16 235 (8.40%) SDLC
17 217 (7.76%) BDD
18 211 (7.54%) Analytics
19 175 (6.25%) E-Commerce
20 174 (6.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,409 (50.36%) JavaScript
2 965 (34.49%) SQL
3 931 (33.27%) Java
4 816 (29.16%) C#
5 393 (14.05%) Python
6 319 (11.40%) PHP
7 313 (11.19%) PowerShell
8 149 (5.33%) Bash Shell
9 143 (5.11%) T-SQL
10 138 (4.93%) Ruby
11 119 (4.25%) Java 8
12 113 (4.04%) TypeScript
13 105 (3.75%) C++
14 103 (3.68%) ES6
15 86 (3.07%) Shell Script
16 82 (2.93%) Apple Swift
17 81 (2.89%) C
17 81 (2.89%) VB.NET
18 69 (2.47%) Scala
19 61 (2.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 313 (11.19%) Degree
2 104 (3.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 102 (3.65%) Security Cleared
4 37 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 16 (0.57%) MCSE
7 13 (0.46%) Master's Degree
8 10 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.25%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.25%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.21%) CCNA
10 6 (0.21%) ISEB
11 5 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.14%) CISSP
12 4 (0.14%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (0.14%) MCSA
12 4 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.14%) PhD
12 4 (0.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (8.36%) QA
2 36 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 25 (0.89%) GDPR
4 23 (0.82%) HMG Infosec
4 23 (0.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 23 (0.82%) JSP 440
5 17 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.21%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.18%) WCAG
10 3 (0.11%) EMIR
10 3 (0.11%) MiFID
10 3 (0.11%) SLA
11 2 (0.071%) PMO
12 1 (0.036%) HL7
12 1 (0.036%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.036%) WAI
System Software
1 373 (13.33%) Docker
2 167 (5.97%) Active Directory
3 40 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.54%) LXC
6 15 (0.54%) XenApp
7 7 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 7 (0.25%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.18%) DFS Replication
10 4 (0.14%) HDFS
11 3 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.071%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.036%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.036%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.036%) OpenAM
13 1 (0.036%) Varnish
13 1 (0.036%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 226 (8.08%) Kubernetes
2 134 (4.79%) Ansible
3 116 (4.15%) Terraform
4 69 (2.47%) Puppet
5 61 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (1.11%) Nagios
7 24 (0.86%) Packer
7 24 (0.86%) ZABBIX
8 23 (0.82%) HP SiteScope
9 17 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
10 15 (0.54%) FortiGate
10 15 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
10 15 (0.54%) SCCM
11 13 (0.46%) Kibana
12 11 (0.39%) Backup Exec
12 11 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
12 11 (0.39%) Marathon
12 11 (0.39%) Mesos
13 9 (0.32%) Grafana
14 8 (0.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 421 (15.05%) Microsoft
2 236 (8.43%) Oracle
3 108 (3.86%) Google
4 71 (2.54%) SAP
5 64 (2.29%) MuleSoft
6 61 (2.18%) Atlassian
6 61 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
7 59 (2.11%) Splunk
8 48 (1.72%) IBM
9 45 (1.61%) Adobe
10 43 (1.54%) Apple
10 43 (1.54%) WorldPay
11 41 (1.47%) VMware
12 37 (1.32%) Cisco
13 36 (1.29%) Red Hat
14 31 (1.11%) Citrix
14 31 (1.11%) Tableau
15 29 (1.04%) TIBCO
16 25 (0.89%) Perforce
17 23 (0.82%) SaltStack