Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 162 155
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 +13
Permanent jobs citing JSON 4002 4019 4730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.21% 2.13% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.51% 5.46% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3295 3464 4169
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%

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 72598 73664 82620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.13% 39.00% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 60360 63976 70627
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 0 3755 £47,500 -5.00% 275
UK excluding London +33 2481 £44,000 -2.22% 207
London -33 1472 £57,750 -3.75% 90
South East +4 682 £50,000 +5.26% 53
North of England +26 549 £42,500 - 66
North West +51 394 £42,500 +6.25% 45
South West +53 369 £41,125 -8.61% 20
Midlands +41 356 £37,500 -6.25% 32
East of England +70 331 £45,000 -5.26% 14
West Midlands +43 226 £36,500 -2.67% 20
Scotland +32 148 £50,000 +7.53% 14
Yorkshire -43 135 £43,000 -9.47% 20
East Midlands +45 130 £40,000 -8.05% 12
Wales -5 28 £40,000 - 4
Northern Ireland -6 26 £39,000 +14.71% 4
North East -2 20 £35,000 -12.50% 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing JSON also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for JSON.

1 2174 (54.32%) JavaScript
2 2130 (53.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2015 (50.35%) HTML
4 1994 (49.83%) XML
5 1796 (44.88%) CSS
6 1641 (41.00%) Java
7 1584 (39.58%) REST
8 1380 (34.48%) Web Services
9 1349 (33.71%) SQL
10 1225 (30.61%) AngularJS
11 1118 (27.94%) C#
12 1116 (27.89%) Git (software)
13 1096 (27.39%) .NET
14 1067 (26.66%) MVC
15 1050 (26.24%) jQuery
16 1002 (25.04%) HTML5
17 968 (24.19%) Scrum
17 968 (24.19%) SOAP
18 905 (22.61%) TDD
19 865 (21.61%) SQL Server
20 811 (20.26%) Finance
21 795 (19.87%) RESTful
22 779 (19.47%) OO
23 708 (17.69%) ASP.NET
24 678 (16.94%) Spring
25 645 (16.12%) Linux
26 639 (15.97%) CSS3
27 636 (15.89%) Ajax
28 631 (15.77%) Web Development
29 624 (15.59%) Software Engineering

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
1 319 (7.97%) Apache
2 312 (7.80%) Tomcat
3 230 (5.75%) IIS
4 214 (5.35%) CMS
5 178 (4.45%) JBoss
6 155 (3.87%) Elasticsearch
7 131 (3.27%) Confluence
8 98 (2.45%) Mule
9 92 (2.30%) Drupal
10 85 (2.12%) WordPress
11 83 (2.07%) WebSphere
12 78 (1.95%) Mule ESB
13 56 (1.40%) Apache Spark
14 53 (1.32%) SharePoint
15 51 (1.27%) Umbraco
16 50 (1.25%) WebLogic
17 46 (1.15%) nginx
18 41 (1.02%) Joomla!
19 35 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 33 (0.82%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 40 (1.00%) Photoshop
2 31 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (0.70%) FileZilla
3 28 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.27%) Chatbot
7 8 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (0.12%) FrameMaker
10 4 (0.100%) HipChat
10 4 (0.100%) InDesign
10 4 (0.100%) InVision
11 2 (0.050%) FreeHand
11 2 (0.050%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.025%) GIMP
12 1 (0.025%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.025%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.025%) Weka
Business Applications
1 74 (1.85%) Magento
2 33 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
3 21 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 7 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
7 7 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.100%) Cerner Millennium
9 4 (0.100%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.100%) MetaTrader
9 4 (0.100%) nopCommerce
9 4 (0.100%) Raiser's Edge
9 4 (0.100%) SAP SRM
9 4 (0.100%) Shopify
10 3 (0.075%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.025%) OpenCart
11 1 (0.025%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.025%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 624 (15.59%) Amazon AWS
2 380 (9.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 245 (6.12%) SaaS
4 193 (4.82%) GitHub
5 89 (2.22%) PaaS
6 84 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
6 84 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
7 67 (1.67%) IaaS
8 57 (1.42%) Serverless
9 55 (1.37%) npm
10 41 (1.02%) Google Play
11 35 (0.87%) Office 365
12 33 (0.82%) Amazon S3
13 28 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
14 27 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
15 26 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 23 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
17 22 (0.55%) Sage Pay
18 20 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 17 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 384 (9.60%) HTTP
2 190 (4.75%) Internet
3 162 (4.05%) SSL
4 95 (2.37%) TCP/IP
5 50 (1.25%) SMTP
6 48 (1.20%) FTP
7 43 (1.07%) DNS
8 38 (0.95%) Firewall
9 35 (0.87%) HTTPS
9 35 (0.87%) VPN
10 25 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
10 25 (0.62%) ZigBee
11 22 (0.55%) WAN
12 21 (0.52%) Network Security
13 19 (0.47%) SSH
14 17 (0.42%) LAN
15 16 (0.40%) ATM
15 16 (0.40%) IPsec
16 15 (0.37%) Ethernet
17 14 (0.35%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 865 (21.61%) SQL Server
2 587 (14.67%) MySQL
3 434 (10.84%) NoSQL
4 361 (9.02%) Relational Database
5 348 (8.70%) MongoDB
6 173 (4.32%) Big Data
7 124 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
8 119 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
9 104 (2.60%) RDBMS
10 84 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 75 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 75 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 73 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
13 72 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
14 70 (1.75%) Hadoop
15 67 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
16 65 (1.62%) Redis
17 62 (1.55%) Oracle Database
18 55 (1.37%) HBase
19 48 (1.20%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1116 (27.89%) Git (software)
2 440 (10.99%) JIRA
3 434 (10.84%) Jenkins
4 408 (10.19%) Subversion
5 306 (7.65%) JUnit
6 257 (6.42%) Maven
7 252 (6.30%) Visual Studio
8 241 (6.02%) Selenium
9 175 (4.37%) Cucumber
10 158 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 132 (3.30%) Eclipse
12 116 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 116 (2.90%) IntelliJ
13 115 (2.87%) gulp
14 114 (2.85%) Xcode
15 111 (2.77%) Jasmine
16 97 (2.42%) Grunt
17 96 (2.40%) Mercurial
18 90 (2.25%) TeamCity
19 85 (2.12%) Android Studio
General
1 811 (20.26%) Finance
2 333 (8.32%) Marketing
3 332 (8.30%) Retail
4 289 (7.22%) Banking
5 245 (6.12%) Telecoms
6 237 (5.92%) Electronics
7 223 (5.57%) Manufacturing
8 122 (3.05%) Investment Banking
9 113 (2.82%) Retail Banking
10 111 (2.77%) Games
11 95 (2.37%) Advertising
12 46 (1.15%) Back Office
12 46 (1.15%) Law
13 44 (1.10%) Legal
13 44 (1.10%) Publishing
14 38 (0.95%) Automotive
15 15 (0.37%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.37%) French Language
15 15 (0.37%) Multimedia
15 15 (0.37%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2909 (72.69%) Developer
2 702 (17.54%) Java Developer
3 559 (13.97%) Senior Developer
4 512 (12.79%) .NET Developer
5 420 (10.49%) C# Developer
6 344 (8.60%) Web Developer
7 332 (8.30%) JavaScript Developer
8 297 (7.42%) C# .NET Developer
9 290 (7.25%) Software Developer
10 286 (7.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 254 (6.35%) Software Engineer
12 235 (5.87%) PHP Developer
13 204 (5.10%) ASP.NET Developer
14 202 (5.05%) Full Stack Developer
15 187 (4.67%) Architect
16 182 (4.55%) Android Developer
17 177 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
18 168 (4.20%) iOS Developer
19 164 (4.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 158 (3.95%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2015 (50.35%) HTML
2 1994 (49.83%) XML
3 1796 (44.88%) CSS
4 1584 (39.58%) REST
5 1380 (34.48%) Web Services
6 1225 (30.61%) AngularJS
7 1096 (27.39%) .NET
8 1050 (26.24%) jQuery
9 1002 (25.04%) HTML5
10 968 (24.19%) SOAP
11 795 (19.87%) RESTful
12 708 (17.69%) ASP.NET
13 678 (16.94%) Spring
14 639 (15.97%) CSS3
15 636 (15.89%) Ajax
16 486 (12.14%) Node.js
17 429 (10.72%) .NET Framework
18 408 (10.19%) React
19 367 (9.17%) ASP.NET Web API
20 363 (9.07%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 402 (10.04%) User Experience
2 375 (9.37%) Computer Science
3 369 (9.22%) Mobile App
4 252 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
5 196 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
6 128 (3.20%) Fintech
7 124 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
8 123 (3.07%) Data Structures
9 105 (2.62%) Algorithms
10 93 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 73 (1.82%) Client/Server
12 57 (1.42%) Social Media
13 56 (1.40%) Virtual Team
14 52 (1.30%) Data Centre
15 51 (1.27%) iPad
16 48 (1.20%) Management Information System
17 46 (1.15%) Reference Data
18 44 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
19 32 (0.80%) Public Cloud
20 28 (0.70%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 645 (16.12%) Linux
2 439 (10.97%) Windows
3 363 (9.07%) Android
4 342 (8.55%) Apple iOS
5 277 (6.92%) Unix
6 69 (1.72%) Windows Server
7 40 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (0.90%) Windows 10
9 26 (0.65%) Windows 7
10 23 (0.57%) HPUX
10 23 (0.57%) Solaris
11 19 (0.47%) Mac OS
12 18 (0.45%) Ubuntu
12 18 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
13 17 (0.42%) CentOS
14 14 (0.35%) AIX
15 13 (0.32%) Mac OS X
15 13 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (0.30%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2130 (53.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1067 (26.66%) MVC
3 968 (24.19%) Scrum
4 905 (22.61%) TDD
5 779 (19.47%) OO
6 631 (15.77%) Web Development
7 624 (15.59%) Software Engineering
8 609 (15.22%) Test Automation
9 508 (12.69%) BDD
10 503 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
11 446 (11.14%) E-Commerce
12 401 (10.02%) DevOps
13 390 (9.75%) Front End Development
14 356 (8.90%) Unit Testing
15 298 (7.45%) Microservices
16 297 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
17 295 (7.37%) Mentoring
18 288 (7.20%) SDLC
19 274 (6.85%) SOA
20 267 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2174 (54.32%) JavaScript
2 1641 (41.00%) Java
3 1349 (33.71%) SQL
4 1118 (27.94%) C#
5 543 (13.57%) PHP
6 376 (9.40%) Python
7 303 (7.57%) T-SQL
8 206 (5.15%) Ruby
9 186 (4.65%) C++
10 159 (3.97%) TypeScript
11 155 (3.87%) Objective-C
12 141 (3.52%) PowerShell
13 139 (3.47%) Apple Swift
14 136 (3.40%) C
15 126 (3.15%) Scala
16 106 (2.65%) Perl
17 104 (2.60%) VB.NET
18 80 (2.00%) ES6
19 78 (1.95%) Shell Script
20 71 (1.77%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 509 (12.72%) Degree
2 204 (5.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 68 (1.70%) Security Cleared
4 37 (0.92%) ISTQB
5 36 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (0.87%) ISEB
7 34 (0.85%) SC Cleared
8 32 (0.80%) Master's Degree
9 16 (0.40%) DBS Check
10 14 (0.35%) APMP
10 14 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
11 13 (0.32%) DV Cleared
12 12 (0.30%) PhD
13 11 (0.27%) MBA
13 11 (0.27%) MCSA
14 10 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 9 (0.22%) MCSD
15 9 (0.22%) MCTS
15 9 (0.22%) PMI Certification
16 8 (0.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (6.15%) QA
2 23 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.32%) WCAG
5 12 (0.30%) PMO
5 12 (0.30%) RosettaNet
5 12 (0.30%) WAI
6 11 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.12%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 4 (0.100%) MiFID
9 4 (0.100%) TickIT
10 3 (0.075%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.075%) GCP
10 3 (0.075%) ISO 13485
11 2 (0.050%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.050%) SLA
12 1 (0.025%) COBIT
12 1 (0.025%) JTAG
12 1 (0.025%) Section 508
System Software
1 243 (6.07%) Docker
2 38 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (0.75%) Active Directory
4 26 (0.65%) Firmware
4 26 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (0.60%) HDFS
6 15 (0.37%) Apache Flume
6 15 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.100%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.100%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.100%) vSphere
9 3 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.075%) KVM
10 1 (0.025%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.025%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.025%) Xen
Systems Management
1 102 (2.55%) Puppet
2 80 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 78 (1.95%) Ansible
4 44 (1.10%) Kubernetes
5 43 (1.07%) Kibana
6 41 (1.02%) Terraform
7 27 (0.67%) Nagios
8 18 (0.45%) logstash
9 17 (0.42%) Mesos
10 14 (0.35%) Salt
11 13 (0.32%) rkt
12 12 (0.30%) Grafana
12 12 (0.30%) Prometheus
12 12 (0.30%) Zipkin
13 11 (0.27%) Packer
14 10 (0.25%) CloudHub
15 6 (0.15%) SCCM
15 6 (0.15%) SCOM
16 5 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
17 4 (0.100%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 492 (12.29%) Microsoft
2 351 (8.77%) Oracle
3 229 (5.72%) SAP
4 159 (3.97%) Google
5 110 (2.75%) Apple
6 92 (2.30%) IBM
7 73 (1.82%) Zend
8 54 (1.35%) Red Hat
9 53 (1.32%) Xamarin
10 52 (1.30%) Adobe
11 46 (1.15%) VMware
12 45 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
13 44 (1.10%) GoldenSource
14 37 (0.92%) MuleSoft
15 35 (0.87%) Cisco
16 34 (0.85%) Atlassian
17 30 (0.75%) PayPal
18 23 (0.57%) Tableau
19 22 (0.55%) Apigee
19 22 (0.55%) Telerik