Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 163 167 159
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 -10
Permanent jobs citing JSON 3,210 3,694 3,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.15% 2.13% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.42% 5.27% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,513 3,052 3,241
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,550 £31,126 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 59,240 70,075 69,544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.61% 40.48% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 48,491 58,799 60,091
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +1 2,939 £55,000 +10.00% 645
UK excluding London +4 1,877 £47,500 +5.56% 487
London +14 1,279 £62,500 +4.17% 208
South East +14 613 £49,000 +7.69% 125
North of England -36 315 £45,000 - 131
Midlands -12 263 £47,500 +26.67% 68
South West -8 242 £47,500 +11.76% 73
East of England -5 228 £55,000 +22.22% 42
North West -44 171 £47,500 +5.56% 69
East Midlands +16 142 £50,000 +33.33% 45
Scotland +8 139 £50,000 - 26
West Midlands -25 121 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Yorkshire -9 107 £45,000 - 47
Wales +53 63 £37,500 -6.25% 19
North East +24 38 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Northern Ireland -19 19 £52,500 +34.62% 5

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 1,706 (53.15%) JavaScript
2 1,657 (51.62%) Agile Software Development
3 1,538 (47.91%) XML
4 1,461 (45.51%) HTML
5 1,315 (40.97%) SQL
6 1,254 (39.07%) CSS
7 1,240 (38.63%) .NET
8 1,221 (38.04%) C#
9 1,124 (35.02%) REST
10 1,102 (34.33%) Java
11 909 (28.32%) Git (software)
12 898 (27.98%) Web Services
13 843 (26.26%) SQL Server
14 806 (25.11%) MVC
15 706 (21.99%) jQuery
16 694 (21.62%) SOAP
17 689 (21.46%) HTML5
18 687 (21.40%) TDD
19 680 (21.18%) AngularJS
20 655 (20.40%) RESTful
21 607 (18.91%) Finance
22 603 (18.79%) Test Automation
23 566 (17.63%) Scrum
24 559 (17.41%) Microsoft Azure
25 549 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
26 548 (17.07%) Linux
26 548 (17.07%) Microsoft
27 507 (15.79%) Web Development
28 506 (15.76%) Jenkins
29 496 (15.45%) ASP.NET

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
1 208 (6.48%) IIS
2 201 (6.26%) Confluence
3 191 (5.95%) Apache
4 144 (4.49%) CMS
5 123 (3.83%) SharePoint
6 105 (3.27%) Tomcat
7 102 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
8 89 (2.77%) JBoss
9 86 (2.68%) Apache Spark
10 73 (2.27%) WebSphere
11 43 (1.34%) nginx
12 41 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
13 39 (1.21%) WordPress
14 38 (1.18%) Apache Solr
15 37 (1.15%) Drupal
16 34 (1.06%) Umbraco
17 33 (1.03%) WebLogic
18 32 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
18 32 (1.00%) Mule
18 32 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 57 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (0.81%) Photoshop
4 18 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.093%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.031%) GIMP
10 1 (0.031%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.031%) HipChat
10 1 (0.031%) InVision
Business Applications
1 74 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.75%) Magento
3 12 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.25%) SAP GRC
6 7 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
7 4 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.12%) SAP FI-CA
7 4 (0.12%) SAP PSCD
7 4 (0.12%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.12%) Scribe Insight
7 4 (0.12%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
8 3 (0.093%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.093%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.093%) Shopify
9 2 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.062%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.062%) ScheduALL
10 1 (0.031%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 559 (17.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 426 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
3 175 (5.45%) GitHub
4 144 (4.49%) SaaS
5 105 (3.27%) npm
6 99 (3.08%) PaaS
7 95 (2.96%) Serverless
8 59 (1.84%) IaaS
9 49 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
10 48 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
11 45 (1.40%) Azure Data Factory
12 44 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
12 44 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
13 41 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
14 34 (1.06%) iPaaS
15 33 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
16 32 (1.00%) OpenShift
17 26 (0.81%) Apigee
17 26 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
18 25 (0.78%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 259 (8.07%) HTTP
2 93 (2.90%) Internet
3 51 (1.59%) SSL
4 47 (1.46%) HTTPS
5 37 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
6 36 (1.12%) TCP/IP
7 29 (0.90%) Network Security
8 27 (0.84%) Bluetooth
9 25 (0.78%) Firewall
10 23 (0.72%) SSH
11 17 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (0.53%) DNS
12 14 (0.44%) Intranet
13 12 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
13 12 (0.37%) VPN
14 11 (0.34%) IPv6
15 10 (0.31%) Broadband
16 9 (0.28%) FTP
16 9 (0.28%) WAN
16 9 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 843 (26.26%) SQL Server
2 374 (11.65%) MySQL
3 291 (9.07%) Relational Database
4 255 (7.94%) NoSQL
5 236 (7.35%) MongoDB
6 224 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
7 190 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 164 (5.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 121 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
10 119 (3.71%) Big Data
11 112 (3.49%) Azure SQL Database
12 93 (2.90%) RDBMS
13 92 (2.87%) Hadoop
14 65 (2.02%) Power BI
15 57 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 55 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
17 54 (1.68%) Data Lake
18 42 (1.31%) Oracle Database
19 41 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
20 40 (1.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 909 (28.32%) Git (software)
2 506 (15.76%) Jenkins
3 408 (12.71%) JIRA
4 286 (8.91%) Selenium
5 283 (8.82%) Visual Studio
6 261 (8.13%) Subversion
7 240 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 234 (7.29%) Maven
9 228 (7.10%) JUnit
10 223 (6.95%) Cucumber
11 147 (4.58%) TeamCity
12 146 (4.55%) NUnit
13 126 (3.93%) SpecFlow
14 90 (2.80%) gulp
15 88 (2.74%) Gradle
16 86 (2.68%) Grunt
17 85 (2.65%) JMeter
18 83 (2.59%) Visual Studio Team System
19 74 (2.31%) Bitbucket
20 72 (2.24%) SoapUI
General
1 607 (18.91%) Finance
2 228 (7.10%) Banking
3 197 (6.14%) Retail
4 104 (3.24%) Marketing
5 65 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 62 (1.93%) Games
7 61 (1.90%) Advertising
8 54 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 38 (1.18%) Automotive
10 34 (1.06%) Publishing
11 33 (1.03%) Back Office
12 30 (0.93%) Legal
13 24 (0.75%) Electronics
13 24 (0.75%) Law
14 23 (0.72%) Retail Finance
15 21 (0.65%) Investment Banking
16 19 (0.59%) Retail Banking
17 16 (0.50%) Aerospace
18 10 (0.31%) Billing
19 8 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,928 (60.06%) Developer
2 434 (13.52%) .NET Developer
3 337 (10.50%) Senior Developer
4 333 (10.37%) Java Developer
5 319 (9.94%) C# Developer
6 285 (8.88%) Software Developer
6 285 (8.88%) Software Engineer
7 277 (8.63%) Architect
8 216 (6.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 191 (5.95%) Web Developer
10 175 (5.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 167 (5.20%) Analyst
12 156 (4.86%) JavaScript Developer
13 141 (4.39%) Full Stack Developer
14 129 (4.02%) Lead Developer
15 113 (3.52%) PHP Developer
16 105 (3.27%) .NET Software Developer
16 105 (3.27%) Java Engineer
17 98 (3.05%) C# Software Developer
18 94 (2.93%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,538 (47.91%) XML
2 1,461 (45.51%) HTML
3 1,254 (39.07%) CSS
4 1,240 (38.63%) .NET
5 1,124 (35.02%) REST
6 898 (27.98%) Web Services
7 706 (21.99%) jQuery
8 694 (21.62%) SOAP
9 689 (21.46%) HTML5
10 680 (21.18%) AngularJS
11 655 (20.40%) RESTful
12 496 (15.45%) ASP.NET
13 455 (14.17%) Spring
14 392 (12.21%) Ajax
15 383 (11.93%) CSS3
16 367 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
17 320 (9.97%) Node.js
18 309 (9.63%) React
19 282 (8.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 266 (8.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 295 (9.19%) User Experience
2 204 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 191 (5.95%) Mobile App
4 128 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
5 124 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
6 116 (3.61%) Fintech
7 113 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
8 85 (2.65%) Data Structures
9 69 (2.15%) Algorithms
10 63 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
11 59 (1.84%) Management Information System
12 54 (1.68%) Social Media
13 49 (1.53%) Virtual Team
14 46 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
15 44 (1.37%) Data Centre
16 38 (1.18%) Reference Data
17 32 (1.00%) Client/Server
17 32 (1.00%) Public Cloud
18 24 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
19 22 (0.69%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 548 (17.07%) Linux
2 449 (13.99%) Windows
3 202 (6.29%) Apple iOS
4 196 (6.11%) Android
5 147 (4.58%) Unix
6 65 (2.02%) Windows Server
7 31 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (0.72%) Ubuntu
8 23 (0.72%) Windows 10
9 22 (0.69%) Windows 7
9 22 (0.69%) Windows 8
10 18 (0.56%) Mac OS
10 18 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.34%) CentOS
12 11 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.28%) Solaris
13 9 (0.28%) Windows Phone
14 8 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
15 7 (0.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,657 (51.62%) Agile Software Development
2 806 (25.11%) MVC
3 687 (21.40%) TDD
4 603 (18.79%) Test Automation
5 566 (17.63%) Scrum
6 549 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
7 507 (15.79%) Web Development
8 471 (14.67%) Software Engineering
9 464 (14.45%) OO
10 444 (13.83%) BDD
11 422 (13.15%) DevOps
12 377 (11.74%) SDLC
13 361 (11.25%) Microservices
14 345 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
15 313 (9.75%) Front End Development
16 254 (7.91%) Unit Testing
17 252 (7.85%) E-Commerce
18 251 (7.82%) Open Source
19 237 (7.38%) Mentoring
20 235 (7.32%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,706 (53.15%) JavaScript
2 1,315 (40.97%) SQL
3 1,221 (38.04%) C#
4 1,102 (34.33%) Java
5 432 (13.46%) Python
6 308 (9.60%) PHP
7 264 (8.22%) PowerShell
8 176 (5.48%) T-SQL
9 172 (5.36%) C++
10 142 (4.42%) ES6
11 138 (4.30%) PL/SQL
12 129 (4.02%) TypeScript
13 123 (3.83%) Java 8
14 120 (3.74%) Bash Shell
15 108 (3.36%) C
16 102 (3.18%) Shell Script
17 101 (3.15%) Ruby
18 88 (2.74%) Scala
19 80 (2.49%) VB.NET
20 78 (2.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 415 (12.93%) Degree
2 97 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 95 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 90 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 39 (1.21%) ISTQB
6 25 (0.78%) Master's Degree
7 21 (0.65%) CISSP
8 18 (0.56%) ISEB
9 13 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.37%) DBS Check
11 10 (0.31%) AWS Certification
12 8 (0.25%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.22%) MCSA
13 7 (0.22%) MCSE
14 6 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (0.19%) PhD
15 5 (0.16%) GIAC
15 5 (0.16%) OSCP
15 5 (0.16%) SANS
16 4 (0.12%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 334 (10.40%) QA
2 65 (2.02%) Data Quality
3 36 (1.12%) GDPR
4 10 (0.31%) PMO
5 7 (0.22%) MiFID
6 6 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.16%) HL7
7 5 (0.16%) SLA
8 3 (0.093%) DICOM
8 3 (0.093%) IFRS
8 3 (0.093%) IFRS 9
8 3 (0.093%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.093%) SNOMED CT
9 2 (0.062%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.062%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 1 (0.031%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.031%) WCAG
System Software
1 273 (8.50%) Docker
2 137 (4.27%) Active Directory
3 66 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 26 (0.81%) Firmware
6 20 (0.62%) VirtualBox
7 16 (0.50%) LXC
7 16 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (0.44%) HDFS
9 13 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 12 (0.37%) XenApp
10 12 (0.37%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.28%) Varnish
12 8 (0.25%) VMware NSX
13 6 (0.19%) Apache Flume
13 6 (0.19%) vSphere
13 6 (0.19%) Xen
14 4 (0.12%) XenServer
15 3 (0.093%) KVM
16 1 (0.031%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 100 (3.12%) Kubernetes
2 75 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (2.09%) Puppet
4 64 (1.99%) Ansible
5 50 (1.56%) Terraform
6 23 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (0.47%) Kibana
8 14 (0.44%) Nagios
9 12 (0.37%) FortiGate
9 12 (0.37%) Rundeck
10 11 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
11 10 (0.31%) HP ALM
12 9 (0.28%) vRealize
13 8 (0.25%) Control-M
13 8 (0.25%) Oracle ZFS
13 8 (0.25%) Salt
13 8 (0.25%) SCOrch
13 8 (0.25%) SCVMM
13 8 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 7 (0.22%) Oozie
Vendors
1 548 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 354 (11.03%) Oracle
3 111 (3.46%) Google
4 78 (2.43%) IBM
5 76 (2.37%) VMware
6 74 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
7 65 (2.02%) Splunk
8 61 (1.90%) Tableau
9 59 (1.84%) SAP
10 46 (1.43%) Adobe
11 42 (1.31%) Red Hat
12 39 (1.21%) Atlassian
13 33 (1.03%) Sitecore
14 32 (1.00%) Cisco
15 31 (0.97%) WorldPay
16 30 (0.93%) MuleSoft
16 30 (0.93%) TIBCO
16 30 (0.93%) Xamarin
17 29 (0.90%) Talend
18 27 (0.84%) AppDynamics