Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
UK
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 195 163 165
Rank change year-on-year -32 +2 -8
Permanent jobs citing JSON 1,533 3,058 3,669
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.76% 2.14% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.43% 5.58% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,261 2,368 3,075
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.14% +3.16%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 34,638 54,848 69,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.77% 38.40% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 28,397 44,909 57,999
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

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 4 June 2020.

Salary histogram for JSON in the UK

JSON
Top 19 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 4 June 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 -33 1,385 £55,000 - 123
UK excluding London -17 900 £50,000 +5.26% 93
London -29 601 £67,000 +3.08% 43
South East -39 294 £52,500 +5.00% 15
North of England +21 180 £50,000 +11.11% 26
North West +41 136 £50,000 +11.11% 19
South West +14 120 £40,000 -20.00% 15
Work from Home +25 112 £67,000 +34.00% 16
Midlands +8 107 £52,500 +27.27% 16
East of England +4 76 £45,000 -18.18% 8
Scotland +12 75 £48,750 -2.50% 7
West Midlands +30 71 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Yorkshire +41 41 £35,000 -22.22% 4
East Midlands -7 36 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Wales -13 34 £43,750 +16.67% 5
Northern Ireland +17 12 £50,000 +33.33% 1
North East -21 3 £40,000 -8.57% 3
Isle of Man - 2 £33,000 -
Channel Islands -4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 4 June 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.

1 753 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 737 (48.08%) JavaScript
3 709 (46.25%) XML
4 612 (39.92%) HTML
5 552 (36.01%) REST
6 525 (34.25%) CSS
7 516 (33.66%) C#
8 496 (32.35%) .NET
9 439 (28.64%) SQL
10 429 (27.98%) Java
11 426 (27.79%) Git (software)
12 377 (24.59%) Azure
13 333 (21.72%) SQL Server
14 327 (21.33%) Finance
15 326 (21.27%) Web Services
16 324 (21.14%) RESTful
17 315 (20.55%) SOAP
18 312 (20.35%) MVC
19 307 (20.03%) AngularJS
20 282 (18.40%) DevOps
21 257 (16.76%) Python
22 255 (16.63%) AWS
23 251 (16.37%) TDD
24 244 (15.92%) Microsoft
25 240 (15.66%) Scrum
26 235 (15.33%) Software Engineering
27 231 (15.07%) Microservices
28 226 (14.74%) jQuery
29 221 (14.42%) ASP.NET
30 204 (13.31%) Docker

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 72 (4.70%) Confluence
2 66 (4.31%) Apache
3 55 (3.59%) IIS
4 54 (3.52%) CMS
5 38 (2.48%) Tomcat
6 34 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
7 30 (1.96%) EPiServer
8 29 (1.89%) WordPress
9 15 (0.98%) Joomla!
10 14 (0.91%) JBoss
10 14 (0.91%) SharePoint
11 13 (0.85%) Apache Spark
11 13 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (0.85%) Umbraco
12 11 (0.72%) nginx
12 11 (0.72%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.33%) Jetty
14 5 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (1.57%) Adobe XD
2 22 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.30%) InVision
3 20 (1.30%) Zeplin
4 11 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.59%) Chatbot
6 9 (0.59%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.33%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.065%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 28 (1.83%) Magento
2 16 (1.04%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.52%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 5 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 4 (0.26%) Shopify
6 4 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 2 (0.13%) Eikon
7 2 (0.13%) Maximo
7 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.065%) Bloomberg AIM
Cloud Services
1 377 (24.59%) Azure
2 255 (16.63%) AWS
3 108 (7.05%) SaaS
4 94 (6.13%) GitHub
5 51 (3.33%) PaaS
6 47 (3.07%) IaaS
7 44 (2.87%) npm
8 43 (2.80%) Serverless
9 40 (2.61%) GCP
10 29 (1.89%) Power Platform
11 24 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
11 24 (1.57%) Office 365
12 20 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
13 19 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
13 19 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
14 17 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
15 16 (1.04%) Veeva
16 15 (0.98%) Amazon S3
16 15 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
17 14 (0.91%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 106 (6.91%) HTTP
2 55 (3.59%) Internet
3 44 (2.87%) TCP/IP
4 38 (2.48%) Network Security
5 22 (1.44%) Bluetooth
6 18 (1.17%) DNS
7 16 (1.04%) Wireless
8 12 (0.78%) Intranet
8 12 (0.78%) VPN
9 11 (0.72%) HTTPS
9 11 (0.72%) SSL
10 10 (0.65%) Firewall
10 10 (0.65%) SSH
11 7 (0.46%) FTP
11 7 (0.46%) MPLS
11 7 (0.46%) VoIP
12 6 (0.39%) SAN
13 5 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.26%) OSPF
14 4 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (21.72%) SQL Server
2 161 (10.50%) MySQL
3 128 (8.35%) Relational Database
4 104 (6.78%) NoSQL
5 91 (5.94%) MongoDB
6 75 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
7 53 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
8 51 (3.33%) Big Data
9 50 (3.26%) RDBMS
9 50 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 35 (2.28%) Redis
11 32 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
12 31 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
13 30 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 28 (1.83%) Power BI
15 24 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 23 (1.50%) Hadoop
17 22 (1.44%) SQLite
18 21 (1.37%) Snowflake Schema
19 19 (1.24%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 426 (27.79%) Git (software)
2 170 (11.09%) Jenkins
3 145 (9.46%) JIRA
4 97 (6.33%) Visual Studio
5 95 (6.20%) Selenium
6 66 (4.31%) JUnit
7 62 (4.04%) Maven
8 51 (3.33%) Subversion
9 49 (3.20%) Cucumber
10 43 (2.80%) Jasmine
11 41 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 36 (2.35%) Bitbucket
13 35 (2.28%) Eclipse
14 29 (1.89%) TeamCity
15 28 (1.83%) GitLab
16 27 (1.76%) Postman
17 25 (1.63%) git-flow
17 25 (1.63%) JMeter
17 25 (1.63%) NUnit
18 24 (1.57%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 327 (21.33%) Finance
2 75 (4.89%) Banking
3 74 (4.83%) Retail
4 41 (2.67%) Legal
5 31 (2.02%) Marketing
5 31 (2.02%) Public Sector
6 21 (1.37%) Electronics
6 21 (1.37%) Games
6 21 (1.37%) Law
7 18 (1.17%) Aerospace
8 15 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 15 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.72%) Advertising
10 10 (0.65%) Publishing
11 9 (0.59%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.46%) Billing
12 7 (0.46%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.46%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.39%) Danish Language
14 5 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 968 (63.14%) Developer
2 220 (14.35%) .NET Developer
3 210 (13.70%) Senior Developer
4 142 (9.26%) C# Developer
5 136 (8.87%) Java Developer
6 123 (8.02%) Software Developer
7 104 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
8 98 (6.39%) Analyst
9 78 (5.09%) PHP Developer
10 77 (5.02%) Software Engineer
11 66 (4.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 60 (3.91%) Architect
13 59 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
14 56 (3.65%) Junior
15 49 (3.20%) Lead Developer
15 49 (3.20%) Web Developer
16 48 (3.13%) Consultant
16 48 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
17 46 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
18 44 (2.87%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 709 (46.25%) XML
2 612 (39.92%) HTML
3 552 (36.01%) REST
4 525 (34.25%) CSS
5 496 (32.35%) .NET
6 326 (21.27%) Web Services
7 324 (21.14%) RESTful
8 315 (20.55%) SOAP
9 307 (20.03%) AngularJS
10 226 (14.74%) jQuery
11 221 (14.42%) ASP.NET
12 175 (11.42%) .NET Framework
13 164 (10.70%) HTML5
14 154 (10.05%) React
15 151 (9.85%) Ajax
15 151 (9.85%) Node.js
16 143 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
17 132 (8.61%) .NET Core
18 128 (8.35%) Spring
19 99 (6.46%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 115 (7.50%) User Experience
2 114 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
4 62 (4.04%) Mobile App
5 44 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
6 40 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
7 39 (2.54%) Data Structures
8 34 (2.22%) Algorithms
9 27 (1.76%) Management Information System
10 24 (1.57%) Public Cloud
11 18 (1.17%) Reference Data
12 17 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
12 17 (1.11%) Social Media
13 16 (1.04%) Client/Server
14 15 (0.98%) Virtual Team
15 14 (0.91%) Cloud Native
15 14 (0.91%) Enterprise Cloud
15 14 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 12 (0.78%) PKI
17 11 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 177 (11.55%) Linux
2 110 (7.18%) Apple iOS
2 110 (7.18%) Windows
3 108 (7.05%) Android
4 51 (3.33%) Unix
5 29 (1.89%) Windows Server
6 19 (1.24%) CentOS
6 19 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (1.04%) Windows Server 2016
8 12 (0.78%) Windows 10
9 11 (0.72%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.65%) Fedora
11 9 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.59%) Windows Server 2019
12 7 (0.46%) HPUX
13 6 (0.39%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.33%) Android TV
14 5 (0.33%) Debian
15 4 (0.26%) watchOS
15 4 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 753 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (20.35%) MVC
3 282 (18.40%) DevOps
4 251 (16.37%) TDD
5 240 (15.66%) Scrum
6 235 (15.33%) Software Engineering
7 231 (15.07%) Microservices
8 196 (12.79%) Test Automation
9 185 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
10 172 (11.22%) Web Development
11 163 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
12 162 (10.57%) OO
13 129 (8.41%) BDD
14 128 (8.35%) OOP
15 125 (8.15%) Front End Development
16 119 (7.76%) Unit Testing
17 111 (7.24%) Fintech
17 111 (7.24%) SDLC
18 100 (6.52%) Computer Science
19 98 (6.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 737 (48.08%) JavaScript
2 516 (33.66%) C#
3 439 (28.64%) SQL
4 429 (27.98%) Java
5 257 (16.76%) Python
6 166 (10.83%) PHP
7 133 (8.68%) TypeScript
8 128 (8.35%) PowerShell
9 80 (5.22%) T-SQL
10 68 (4.44%) Java 8
11 67 (4.37%) Ruby
12 63 (4.11%) Apple Swift
12 63 (4.11%) C
13 59 (3.85%) Bash Shell
13 59 (3.85%) C++
14 44 (2.87%) ES6
15 43 (2.80%) Kotlin
16 42 (2.74%) XPath
17 36 (2.35%) Objective-C
18 30 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 179 (11.68%) Degree
2 76 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (3.00%) Security Cleared
4 20 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.24%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.04%) AWS Certification
7 15 (0.98%) Master's Degree
7 15 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
8 13 (0.85%) HND
9 11 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.65%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.26%) MCSE
12 3 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.13%) CBAP
13 2 (0.13%) CCNP
13 2 (0.13%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.13%) IIBA
14 1 (0.065%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.065%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (7.89%) QA
2 29 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.72%) SLA
4 8 (0.52%) PMO
5 5 (0.33%) ISO 13485
5 5 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.20%) GDPR
8 2 (0.13%) HL7
9 1 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 204 (13.31%) Docker
2 32 (2.09%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.98%) Firmware
4 8 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.46%) DFS Replication
6 6 (0.39%) iptables
7 5 (0.33%) NFS
8 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.20%) Xen
9 3 (0.20%) XenApp
10 2 (0.13%) Varnish
10 2 (0.13%) vSphere
11 1 (0.065%) ACF2
11 1 (0.065%) Ceph
11 1 (0.065%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.065%) RACF
Systems Management
1 131 (8.55%) Kubernetes
2 64 (4.17%) Ansible
3 48 (3.13%) Terraform
4 45 (2.94%) Puppet
5 24 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (1.17%) Rancher
7 14 (0.91%) Kibana
8 12 (0.78%) Nagios
8 12 (0.78%) Packer
9 11 (0.72%) SCCM
10 9 (0.59%) Salt
11 8 (0.52%) Grafana
12 6 (0.39%) Consul
12 6 (0.39%) HP ALM
12 6 (0.39%) HP SiteScope
12 6 (0.39%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
13 5 (0.33%) Prometheus
14 4 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
15 3 (0.20%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 244 (15.92%) Microsoft
2 115 (7.50%) Oracle
3 44 (2.87%) Google
3 44 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
4 39 (2.54%) Atlassian
5 32 (2.09%) Adobe
6 28 (1.83%) SAP
7 26 (1.70%) Red Hat
8 22 (1.44%) IBM
9 21 (1.37%) TIBCO
10 20 (1.30%) MuleSoft
10 20 (1.30%) Xamarin
11 18 (1.17%) Apple
12 13 (0.85%) Jitterbit
13 10 (0.65%) Tableau
14 9 (0.59%) HP
15 8 (0.52%) Cisco
15 8 (0.52%) InterSystems
15 8 (0.52%) ServiceNow
15 8 (0.52%) VMware