Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 163 155
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 -8
Permanent jobs citing JSON 3,080 3,689 3,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.14% 2.15% 2.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.55% 5.29% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,270 2,971 3,165
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -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 55,530 69,691 68,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.55% 40.55% 40.52%
Number of salaries quoted 45,399 58,365 58,275
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.34%

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 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 -4 2,824 £55,000 +10.00% 137
UK excluding London -5 1,867 £47,500 +5.56% 101
London +11 1,152 £65,000 +4.00% 42
South East -8 677 £50,000 +11.11% 28
North of England -43 353 £45,000 - 24
Midlands -22 228 £40,000 -4.31% 21
South West +24 227 £50,000 +17.65% 11
North West -19 206 £45,000 -5.26% 16
East of England +38 174 £55,000 +22.22% 12
Scotland +13 147 £50,000 +13.64% 3
West Midlands -36 119 £40,000 -5.88% 14
East Midlands +19 108 £46,250 +10.65% 6
Yorkshire -47 105 £45,000 - 7
Wales +44 47 £38,000 -5.00% 1
North East +12 39 £42,500 -7.61% 1
Northern Ireland -36 15 £37,500 -6.25%
Channel Islands - 1 £95,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 1,594 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1,534 (49.81%) JavaScript
3 1,436 (46.62%) XML
4 1,263 (41.01%) HTML
5 1,183 (38.41%) SQL
6 1,098 (35.65%) Java
7 1,093 (35.49%) CSS
8 1,090 (35.39%) C#
9 1,079 (35.03%) .NET
10 972 (31.56%) REST
11 807 (26.20%) Git (software)
12 783 (25.42%) Web Services
13 730 (23.70%) SQL Server
14 633 (20.55%) MVC
15 615 (19.97%) RESTful
16 613 (19.90%) Microsoft Azure
17 599 (19.45%) TDD
18 595 (19.32%) DevOps
19 585 (18.99%) SOAP
20 580 (18.83%) jQuery
21 564 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
21 564 (18.31%) Finance
22 562 (18.25%) AngularJS
23 553 (17.95%) Test Automation
24 549 (17.82%) Microsoft
25 527 (17.11%) Scrum
26 513 (16.66%) Software Engineering
27 502 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
28 492 (15.97%) Linux
29 478 (15.52%) HTML5

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 (5.16%) Confluence
2 157 (5.10%) IIS
3 156 (5.06%) Apache
4 110 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 109 (3.54%) CMS
6 107 (3.47%) SharePoint
7 103 (3.34%) Tomcat
8 75 (2.44%) Apache Spark
9 71 (2.31%) JBoss
10 70 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
11 54 (1.75%) WordPress
12 47 (1.53%) Apache Solr
13 42 (1.36%) Drupal
14 38 (1.23%) WebSphere
15 35 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 28 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
17 26 (0.84%) Joomla!
18 24 (0.78%) GeoServer
18 24 (0.78%) Umbraco
19 23 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 62 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.29%) Chatbot
5 9 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.13%) GIMP
7 4 (0.13%) InVision
7 4 (0.13%) Notepad++
7 4 (0.13%) Sketch
8 3 (0.097%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.032%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.032%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 67 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (1.62%) Payment Gateway
3 48 (1.56%) Magento
4 28 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.23%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.16%) SAP GRC
8 4 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.097%) JDE OneWorld
10 2 (0.065%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.065%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.065%) SAP FI-CA
10 2 (0.065%) SAP PSCD
11 1 (0.032%) Distributed Ledger
11 1 (0.032%) Eagle PACE
11 1 (0.032%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 613 (19.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 502 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
3 182 (5.91%) SaaS
4 163 (5.29%) GitHub
5 156 (5.06%) Serverless
6 154 (5.00%) PaaS
7 140 (4.55%) IaaS
8 91 (2.95%) npm
9 72 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 69 (2.24%) Dynamics 365
11 64 (2.08%) Power Platform
12 59 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
13 58 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
14 56 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
15 55 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
16 51 (1.66%) Amazon S3
17 49 (1.59%) Office 365
18 43 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
19 42 (1.36%) Slack
20 39 (1.27%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 168 (5.45%) HTTP
2 54 (1.75%) Internet
3 48 (1.56%) SSL
4 44 (1.43%) Firewall
5 31 (1.01%) HTTPS
6 30 (0.97%) WAN
7 29 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
8 23 (0.75%) Bluetooth
8 23 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
9 22 (0.71%) DNS
9 22 (0.71%) TCP/IP
10 21 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (0.62%) Network Security
12 17 (0.55%) Skype
13 16 (0.52%) Intranet
13 16 (0.52%) IPv6
14 15 (0.49%) SSH
15 12 (0.39%) BGP
15 12 (0.39%) OSPF
15 12 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 730 (23.70%) SQL Server
2 329 (10.68%) MySQL
3 241 (7.82%) NoSQL
4 236 (7.66%) PostgreSQL
5 211 (6.85%) Relational Database
6 188 (6.10%) MongoDB
7 166 (5.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 152 (4.94%) Big Data
9 148 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 96 (3.12%) Azure SQL Database
11 86 (2.79%) Hadoop
12 82 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
13 56 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
14 55 (1.79%) RDBMS
15 53 (1.72%) Data Lake
16 47 (1.53%) Power BI
17 46 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
18 42 (1.36%) Redis
19 39 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 38 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 807 (26.20%) Git (software)
2 437 (14.19%) Jenkins
3 314 (10.19%) JIRA
4 237 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 233 (7.56%) Maven
6 220 (7.14%) JUnit
7 213 (6.92%) Selenium
8 201 (6.53%) Cucumber
9 196 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 170 (5.52%) Subversion
11 121 (3.93%) TeamCity
12 112 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
13 105 (3.41%) SpecFlow
14 102 (3.31%) NUnit
15 86 (2.79%) Bitbucket Server
16 77 (2.50%) gulp
17 76 (2.47%) JMeter
18 72 (2.34%) Bitbucket
19 67 (2.18%) Mockito
20 66 (2.14%) Gradle
General
1 564 (18.31%) Finance
2 193 (6.27%) Retail
3 155 (5.03%) Banking
4 110 (3.57%) Marketing
5 64 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 64 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 55 (1.79%) Games
7 41 (1.33%) Electronics
8 35 (1.14%) Advertising
9 30 (0.97%) Legal
10 27 (0.88%) Law
11 24 (0.78%) Publishing
12 19 (0.62%) Automotive
13 17 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.45%) Aerospace
14 14 (0.45%) Front Office
15 10 (0.32%) Billing
15 10 (0.32%) French Language
15 10 (0.32%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,866 (60.58%) Developer
2 346 (11.23%) Java Developer
3 337 (10.94%) Senior Developer
4 331 (10.75%) .NET Developer
5 279 (9.06%) Software Developer
6 262 (8.51%) C# Developer
7 243 (7.89%) Architect
8 238 (7.73%) Software Engineer
9 163 (5.29%) C# .NET Developer
10 146 (4.74%) Analyst
11 145 (4.71%) Full Stack Developer
12 141 (4.58%) Web Developer
13 117 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
14 115 (3.73%) PHP Developer
15 112 (3.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 110 (3.57%) Lead Developer
17 100 (3.25%) Java Engineer
18 98 (3.18%) Junior
19 92 (2.99%) Junior Developer
20 82 (2.66%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,436 (46.62%) XML
2 1,263 (41.01%) HTML
3 1,093 (35.49%) CSS
4 1,079 (35.03%) .NET
5 972 (31.56%) REST
6 783 (25.42%) Web Services
7 615 (19.97%) RESTful
8 585 (18.99%) SOAP
9 580 (18.83%) jQuery
10 562 (18.25%) AngularJS
11 478 (15.52%) HTML5
12 451 (14.64%) ASP.NET
13 410 (13.31%) Spring
14 347 (11.27%) Ajax
15 329 (10.68%) Node.js
16 292 (9.48%) ASP.NET Web API
17 288 (9.35%) .NET Framework
18 257 (8.34%) CSS3
19 251 (8.15%) React
20 240 (7.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 238 (7.73%) User Experience
2 234 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
3 155 (5.03%) Mobile App
4 119 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
5 113 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
6 97 (3.15%) Fintech
7 82 (2.66%) Data Centre
8 79 (2.56%) Algorithms
9 70 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
10 66 (2.14%) Data Structures
10 66 (2.14%) Public Cloud
11 58 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
12 48 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
12 48 (1.56%) Management Information System
13 42 (1.36%) PKI
14 36 (1.17%) Social Media
15 35 (1.14%) Client/Server
16 33 (1.07%) Virtual Team
17 29 (0.94%) Clustering
18 26 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 492 (15.97%) Linux
2 422 (13.70%) Windows
3 168 (5.45%) Apple iOS
4 142 (4.61%) Android
5 86 (2.79%) Unix
6 69 (2.24%) Windows Server
7 29 (0.94%) Windows 10
8 20 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (0.58%) Windows 7
10 17 (0.55%) CentOS
10 17 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 16 (0.52%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.36%) Fedora
13 9 (0.29%) FreeBSD
14 8 (0.26%) Windows Phone
14 8 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
15 7 (0.23%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.23%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,594 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
2 633 (20.55%) MVC
3 599 (19.45%) TDD
4 595 (19.32%) DevOps
5 564 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
6 553 (17.95%) Test Automation
7 527 (17.11%) Scrum
8 513 (16.66%) Software Engineering
9 434 (14.09%) OO
10 400 (12.99%) Web Development
11 370 (12.01%) Problem-Solving
12 331 (10.75%) BDD
13 327 (10.62%) SDLC
14 317 (10.29%) Mentoring
15 307 (9.97%) Microservices
16 301 (9.77%) Computer Science
17 250 (8.12%) Analytics
17 250 (8.12%) Unit Testing
18 245 (7.95%) E-Commerce
19 239 (7.76%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,534 (49.81%) JavaScript
2 1,183 (38.41%) SQL
3 1,098 (35.65%) Java
4 1,090 (35.39%) C#
5 401 (13.02%) Python
6 327 (10.62%) PowerShell
7 323 (10.49%) PHP
8 162 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 140 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 140 (4.55%) C++
10 138 (4.48%) Ruby
11 132 (4.29%) TypeScript
12 130 (4.22%) ES6
13 102 (3.31%) Java 8
14 94 (3.05%) VB.NET
15 93 (3.02%) Scala
16 88 (2.86%) Shell Script
17 87 (2.82%) PL/SQL
18 76 (2.47%) Apple Swift
19 74 (2.40%) C
Qualifications
1 438 (14.22%) Degree
2 118 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 103 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 77 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 37 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 18 (0.58%) Master's Degree
8 15 (0.49%) HND
9 11 (0.36%) ISEB
10 10 (0.32%) AWS Certification
10 10 (0.32%) CISSP
10 10 (0.32%) MCSE
10 10 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
11 9 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.29%) DBS Check
11 9 (0.29%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.26%) MCSA
13 6 (0.19%) JNCIA
14 5 (0.16%) CompTIA Security+
14 5 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (7.05%) QA
2 40 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 32 (1.04%) SLA
4 26 (0.84%) GDPR
5 18 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.45%) HMG Infosec
6 14 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 14 (0.45%) JSP 440
7 9 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.26%) HL7
9 7 (0.23%) MiFID
10 6 (0.19%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.13%) PMO
12 3 (0.097%) EMIR
12 3 (0.097%) WCAG
13 1 (0.032%) IEC 61508
13 1 (0.032%) ISO 13485
13 1 (0.032%) ISO 20022
13 1 (0.032%) TickIT
System Software
1 273 (8.86%) Docker
2 195 (6.33%) Active Directory
3 70 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 62 (2.01%) Hyper-V
5 45 (1.46%) XenApp
6 30 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (0.65%) Firmware
8 18 (0.58%) XenDesktop
9 16 (0.52%) LXC
10 11 (0.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 9 (0.29%) Varnish
11 9 (0.29%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.13%) vSphere
13 3 (0.097%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.097%) HDFS
13 3 (0.097%) Xen
14 1 (0.032%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.032%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 140 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 93 (3.02%) Ansible
3 90 (2.92%) Terraform
4 82 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
5 63 (2.05%) Puppet
6 28 (0.91%) vCenter Server
7 19 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
8 18 (0.58%) FortiGate
9 16 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
10 14 (0.45%) ZABBIX
11 11 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
11 11 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (0.36%) Nagios
11 11 (0.36%) NetBackup
12 10 (0.32%) Control-M
13 9 (0.29%) Kibana
13 9 (0.29%) Rundeck
14 8 (0.26%) Consul
14 8 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
14 8 (0.26%) Packer
Vendors
1 549 (17.82%) Microsoft
2 307 (9.97%) Oracle
3 94 (3.05%) Google
4 83 (2.69%) VMware
5 58 (1.88%) SAP
5 58 (1.88%) Splunk
6 54 (1.75%) Atlassian
7 50 (1.62%) Cisco
7 50 (1.62%) Citrix
8 44 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
9 43 (1.40%) WorldPay
10 41 (1.33%) AppDynamics
10 41 (1.33%) Apple
11 36 (1.17%) Adobe
12 31 (1.01%) Red Hat
13 30 (0.97%) IBM
14 29 (0.94%) MuleSoft
15 28 (0.91%) CheckPoint
16 24 (0.78%) Sage
17 23 (0.75%) Talend