Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 150 171 163
Rank change year-on-year +21 -8 -6
Permanent jobs citing JSON 1,107 2,747 3,410
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.24% 2.02% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.10% 5.37% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 983 2,177 2,898
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,075
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +1.12%

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 21,701 51,119 65,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.86% 37.60% 39.97%
Number of salaries quoted 18,513 42,072 53,978
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,600 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JSON as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JSON in the UK

JSON
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JSON.

Salary trend for JSON in the UK

JSON
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing JSON over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

Salary histogram for JSON in the UK

JSON
Top 18 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 27 October 2020. 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 +25 998 £55,000 +4.76% 271
UK excluding London +19 661 £47,500 +2.15% 192
London +25 391 £70,000 +7.69% 106
South East +19 206 £55,000 +12.24% 40
Work from Home +32 177 £55,000 -8.33% 59
North of England +25 137 £55,000 +15.79% 43
South West +29 120 £42,500 -1.73% 27
Midlands +62 94 £45,000 -5.26% 41
North West +24 90 £55,000 +10.00% 28
West Midlands +57 50 £46,000 -3.16% 25
Scotland +15 45 £45,000 -10.00% 18
East Midlands +55 44 £37,500 -21.05% 15
Yorkshire +72 43 £51,250 +13.89% 12
East of England +46 42 £52,500 +5.00% 14
Wales +5 16 £36,250 -4.61% 11
North East +22 4 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Northern Ireland +9 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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.

1 523 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
2 485 (43.81%) JavaScript
3 476 (43.00%) XML
4 434 (39.21%) HTML
5 379 (34.24%) CSS
6 377 (34.06%) .NET
7 375 (33.88%) C#
8 371 (33.51%) REST
9 368 (33.24%) SQL
10 288 (26.02%) Azure
11 277 (25.02%) DevOps
12 272 (24.57%) Web Services
13 268 (24.21%) RESTful
14 264 (23.85%) Java
15 254 (22.94%) SQL Server
16 235 (21.23%) Git (software)
17 230 (20.78%) Microservices
18 225 (20.33%) AWS
19 222 (20.05%) SOAP
20 220 (19.87%) Finance
21 219 (19.78%) AngularJS
22 206 (18.61%) Test Automation
23 193 (17.43%) Scrum
24 179 (16.17%) jQuery
25 177 (15.99%) ASP.NET
26 170 (15.36%) Microsoft
27 159 (14.36%) TDD
28 155 (14.00%) Python
29 153 (13.82%) MVC
30 143 (12.92%) React

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 50 (4.52%) IIS
2 40 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
3 38 (3.43%) Confluence
4 37 (3.34%) WordPress
5 33 (2.98%) CMS
6 32 (2.89%) Apache
7 24 (2.17%) Apache Spark
8 17 (1.54%) Tomcat
9 15 (1.36%) JBoss
9 15 (1.36%) WebSphere
10 12 (1.08%) Drupal
10 12 (1.08%) Joomla!
10 12 (1.08%) Red Hat Fuse
10 12 (1.08%) SharePoint
11 9 (0.81%) MQSeries
11 9 (0.81%) nginx
12 7 (0.63%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.54%) Apache ServiceMix
13 6 (0.54%) Mule
14 5 (0.45%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 39 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.08%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.090%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.090%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 22 (1.99%) Magento
1 22 (1.99%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (0.45%) BigMachines
4 5 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.36%) Eikon
5 4 (0.36%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.27%) Shopify
7 2 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.18%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.18%) Maximo
7 2 (0.18%) SAP FI-CA
7 2 (0.18%) SAP PSCD
8 1 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.090%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 288 (26.02%) Azure
2 225 (20.33%) AWS
3 70 (6.32%) SaaS
4 62 (5.60%) GitHub
5 42 (3.79%) PaaS
6 38 (3.43%) npm
7 36 (3.25%) Power Platform
8 30 (2.71%) IaaS
9 25 (2.26%) Serverless
10 23 (2.08%) GCP
11 19 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
12 17 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
12 17 (1.54%) Office 365
13 16 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
14 14 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
14 14 (1.26%) Azure Functions
15 13 (1.17%) Amazon S3
15 13 (1.17%) BPaaS
16 12 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
16 12 (1.08%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 79 (7.14%) HTTP
2 26 (2.35%) Network Security
3 24 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.45%) Firewall
5 12 (1.08%) DNS
5 12 (1.08%) FTP
6 11 (0.99%) Internet
7 9 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (0.72%) VPN
9 7 (0.63%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.63%) SSL
10 6 (0.54%) BGP
10 6 (0.54%) OSPF
10 6 (0.54%) Wireless
11 5 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (0.45%) Intranet
11 5 (0.45%) Multicast
11 5 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (22.94%) SQL Server
2 137 (12.38%) MySQL
3 110 (9.94%) NoSQL
4 92 (8.31%) MongoDB
5 69 (6.23%) Relational Database
6 47 (4.25%) Redis
7 46 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 41 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
8 41 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
9 38 (3.43%) Big Data
10 32 (2.89%) Power BI
11 26 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
12 25 (2.26%) Hadoop
13 23 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 21 (1.90%) Cosmos DB
14 21 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
15 19 (1.72%) OLAP
15 19 (1.72%) OLTP
16 17 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 235 (21.23%) Git (software)
2 135 (12.20%) JIRA
3 127 (11.47%) Jenkins
4 98 (8.85%) Selenium
5 46 (4.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 45 (4.07%) webpack
7 43 (3.88%) Cypress.io
8 40 (3.61%) Visual Studio
9 37 (3.34%) Visual Studio Team System
10 34 (3.07%) TeamCity
11 30 (2.71%) Maven
12 27 (2.44%) gulp
12 27 (2.44%) SpecFlow
12 27 (2.44%) Subversion
13 25 (2.26%) Protractor
14 24 (2.17%) JUnit
15 23 (2.08%) NUnit
16 21 (1.90%) Cucumber
16 21 (1.90%) Jasmine
16 21 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 220 (19.87%) Finance
2 41 (3.70%) Banking
3 38 (3.43%) Marketing
4 37 (3.34%) Retail
5 36 (3.25%) Public Sector
6 28 (2.53%) Law
7 22 (1.99%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.17%) Electronics
9 13 (1.17%) Legal
10 12 (1.08%) Games
10 12 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.72%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.72%) Publishing
12 7 (0.63%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.54%) Local Government
14 5 (0.45%) Billing
14 5 (0.45%) Front Office
15 4 (0.36%) Advertising
15 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 724 (65.40%) Developer
2 170 (15.36%) Senior Developer
3 118 (10.66%) .NET Developer
4 113 (10.21%) C# Developer
5 95 (8.58%) Software Developer
6 75 (6.78%) Java Developer
7 70 (6.32%) PHP Developer
8 68 (6.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 67 (6.05%) Architect
10 51 (4.61%) Consultant
11 48 (4.34%) Full Stack Developer
12 46 (4.16%) Analyst
12 46 (4.16%) Scala Developer
13 42 (3.79%) Software Engineer
14 41 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 37 (3.34%) JavaScript Developer
16 36 (3.25%) Angular Developer
17 34 (3.07%) Salesforce Developer
17 34 (3.07%) Senior .NET Developer
18 33 (2.98%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 476 (43.00%) XML
2 434 (39.21%) HTML
3 379 (34.24%) CSS
4 377 (34.06%) .NET
5 371 (33.51%) REST
6 272 (24.57%) Web Services
7 268 (24.21%) RESTful
8 222 (20.05%) SOAP
9 219 (19.78%) AngularJS
10 179 (16.17%) jQuery
11 177 (15.99%) ASP.NET
12 143 (12.92%) React
13 142 (12.83%) .NET Core
14 140 (12.65%) ASP.NET Web API
15 127 (11.47%) Ajax
16 112 (10.12%) .NET Framework
17 105 (9.49%) Node.js
18 85 (7.68%) HTML5
19 74 (6.68%) ASP.NET MVC
20 71 (6.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 72 (6.50%) User Experience
2 67 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (4.70%) Mobile App
4 41 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (2.35%) Public Cloud
7 24 (2.17%) Algorithms
8 20 (1.81%) Data Centre
8 20 (1.81%) Data Structures
9 15 (1.36%) Cloud Native
9 15 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.36%) Virtual Team
10 14 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
10 14 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
11 12 (1.08%) W3C
12 11 (0.99%) Blog
13 8 (0.72%) Replication
14 7 (0.63%) NHS
14 7 (0.63%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 128 (11.56%) Linux
2 108 (9.76%) Windows
3 84 (7.59%) Android
4 66 (5.96%) Apple iOS
5 24 (2.17%) Unix
6 16 (1.45%) Ubuntu
7 15 (1.36%) CentOS
8 14 (1.26%) Windows Server
9 10 (0.90%) Amazon Linux
10 9 (0.81%) Debian
11 6 (0.54%) Solaris
12 5 (0.45%) Fedora
12 5 (0.45%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2016
14 2 (0.18%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.090%) HPUX
15 1 (0.090%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (25.02%) DevOps
3 230 (20.78%) Microservices
4 206 (18.61%) Test Automation
5 193 (17.43%) Scrum
6 159 (14.36%) TDD
7 153 (13.82%) MVC
8 129 (11.65%) Software Engineering
9 128 (11.56%) Problem-Solving
9 128 (11.56%) Web Development
10 126 (11.38%) OO
11 120 (10.84%) Mentoring
12 113 (10.21%) Analytics
13 112 (10.12%) Unit Testing
14 108 (9.76%) OOP
15 95 (8.58%) Computer Science
16 91 (8.22%) Fintech
17 90 (8.13%) BDD
18 85 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
19 79 (7.14%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 485 (43.81%) JavaScript
2 375 (33.88%) C#
3 368 (33.24%) SQL
4 264 (23.85%) Java
5 155 (14.00%) Python
6 134 (12.10%) PHP
7 99 (8.94%) PowerShell
8 68 (6.14%) TypeScript
9 50 (4.52%) T-SQL
10 48 (4.34%) Scala
11 46 (4.16%) C++
12 34 (3.07%) Apex Code
13 33 (2.98%) Apple Swift
14 32 (2.89%) SOQL
15 30 (2.71%) C
16 27 (2.44%) Kotlin
17 25 (2.26%) Bash Shell
18 20 (1.81%) Java 8
18 20 (1.81%) Ruby
19 18 (1.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 135 (12.20%) Degree
2 48 (4.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (3.79%) Security Cleared
4 37 (3.34%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.99%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.45%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.45%) PMP
8 4 (0.36%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.36%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.27%) ISEB
9 3 (0.27%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.27%) MCSA
9 3 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.18%) HND
10 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.090%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (11.38%) QA
2 19 (1.72%) SLA
3 17 (1.54%) GDPR
4 13 (1.17%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.36%) PMO
7 3 (0.27%) ISO 20022
7 3 (0.27%) PSD2
7 3 (0.27%) TARGET2
8 2 (0.18%) HL7
9 1 (0.090%) NIST
System Software
1 92 (8.31%) Docker
2 30 (2.71%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.54%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.08%) XenApp
6 10 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.81%) NFS
8 7 (0.63%) Varnish
9 6 (0.54%) Ceph
9 6 (0.54%) vSphere
9 6 (0.54%) Xen
10 2 (0.18%) LXC
10 2 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.090%) HDFS
11 1 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.090%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 62 (5.60%) Kubernetes
2 41 (3.70%) Ansible
3 30 (2.71%) Terraform
4 21 (1.90%) Puppet
5 12 (1.08%) vCenter Server
6 6 (0.54%) MIIS
6 6 (0.54%) Proxmox
6 6 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.36%) Kibana
7 4 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.36%) SCCM
7 4 (0.36%) SCOM
7 4 (0.36%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.18%) Grafana
8 2 (0.18%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.18%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.090%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.090%) Nagios
9 1 (0.090%) Packer
9 1 (0.090%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 170 (15.36%) Microsoft
2 72 (6.50%) Oracle
3 46 (4.16%) Salesforce.com
4 37 (3.34%) Google
5 36 (3.25%) SAP
6 33 (2.98%) VMware
7 31 (2.80%) IBM
8 26 (2.35%) Red Hat
9 18 (1.63%) Citrix
10 17 (1.54%) Xamarin
11 15 (1.36%) Atlassian
12 13 (1.17%) Apple
12 13 (1.17%) MuleSoft
13 11 (0.99%) hybris
14 8 (0.72%) Splunk
15 7 (0.63%) Cisco
15 7 (0.63%) Dell
15 7 (0.63%) WSO2
16 6 (0.54%) Adobe
16 6 (0.54%) ATG