Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 155 171
Rank change year-on-year +2 +16 +8
Permanent jobs citing JSON 4148 4296 4253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.34% 2.23% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.81% 5.73% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3372 3673 3694
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £71,925 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +8.28%

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 71346 74978 83078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.21% 38.90% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 58999 65065 71173
UK median annual salary £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.58% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +2 3876 £47,500 -5.00% 184
UK excluding London +28 2563 £45,000 - 123
London -34 1526 £59,500 -0.83% 71
South East +2 681 £47,500 +5.56% 24
North of England +12 596 £42,500 - 39
North West +32 399 £42,500 +6.25% 28
South West +52 398 £42,500 - 22
East of England +69 342 £45,000 -5.26% 15
Midlands +58 334 £37,500 - 13
West Midlands +40 226 £35,000 -2.10% 11
Yorkshire -27 186 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Scotland +9 163 £50,000 +11.11% 9
East Midlands +86 108 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Wales -4 30 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland -6 27 £38,250 +9.29% 1
North East -10 11 £33,250 -4.66% 3

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 2262 (54.53%) JavaScript
2 2169 (52.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2161 (52.10%) HTML
4 2095 (50.51%) XML
5 1948 (46.96%) CSS
6 1765 (42.55%) Java
7 1606 (38.72%) REST
8 1368 (32.98%) SQL
8 1368 (32.98%) Web Services
9 1322 (31.87%) AngularJS
10 1284 (30.95%) Git (software)
11 1161 (27.99%) MVC
12 1158 (27.92%) jQuery
13 1124 (27.10%) C#
14 1098 (26.47%) HTML5
15 1070 (25.80%) .NET
16 1009 (24.32%) TDD
17 1005 (24.23%) Scrum
18 982 (23.67%) SOAP
19 915 (22.06%) OO
20 902 (21.75%) RESTful
21 894 (21.55%) Finance
22 836 (20.15%) SQL Server
23 733 (17.67%) Web Development
24 712 (17.16%) Spring
25 702 (16.92%) ASP.NET
26 701 (16.90%) Ajax
27 697 (16.80%) Linux
28 691 (16.66%) CSS3
29 683 (16.47%) 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
1 318 (7.67%) Tomcat
2 301 (7.26%) Apache
3 247 (5.95%) CMS
4 238 (5.74%) IIS
5 193 (4.65%) JBoss
6 158 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
7 134 (3.23%) Confluence
8 118 (2.84%) Mule
9 106 (2.56%) WebSphere
10 88 (2.12%) Mule ESB
11 85 (2.05%) Drupal
12 77 (1.86%) WordPress
13 55 (1.33%) Apache Spark
13 55 (1.33%) nginx
13 55 (1.33%) Umbraco
14 52 (1.25%) SharePoint
14 52 (1.25%) WebLogic
15 43 (1.04%) SAS
16 42 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 36 (0.87%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 53 (1.28%) Photoshop
2 41 (0.99%) FileZilla
3 29 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
5 23 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.17%) InVision
8 6 (0.14%) Chatbot
8 6 (0.14%) InDesign
8 6 (0.14%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.12%) FrameMaker
10 4 (0.096%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.096%) SPSS
11 3 (0.072%) GIMP
11 3 (0.072%) HipChat
11 3 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.024%) Weka
Business Applications
1 55 (1.33%) Magento
2 26 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
3 15 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
5 11 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 9 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 8 (0.19%) SAP GRC
9 6 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (0.12%) Infor CloudSuite
10 5 (0.12%) Infor M3
11 4 (0.096%) Eloqua
11 4 (0.096%) nopCommerce
11 4 (0.096%) SAP SRM
11 4 (0.096%) Shopify
12 2 (0.048%) OpenCart
12 2 (0.048%) SAP SD
13 1 (0.024%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 626 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
2 366 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 262 (6.32%) SaaS
4 179 (4.32%) GitHub
5 100 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
6 87 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
7 78 (1.88%) PaaS
8 74 (1.78%) npm
9 56 (1.35%) IaaS
10 43 (1.04%) Google Play
11 33 (0.80%) Office 365
12 30 (0.72%) Amazon S3
13 23 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
13 23 (0.55%) Firebase
13 23 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
14 22 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
14 22 (0.53%) Google Analytics
14 22 (0.53%) Sage Pay
15 21 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 17 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 449 (10.82%) HTTP
2 170 (4.10%) SSL
3 152 (3.66%) Internet
4 111 (2.68%) TCP/IP
5 68 (1.64%) FTP
6 55 (1.33%) DNS
7 53 (1.28%) SMTP
8 38 (0.92%) Firewall
9 36 (0.87%) VPN
10 34 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
11 32 (0.77%) HTTPS
11 32 (0.77%) ZigBee
12 28 (0.68%) WAN
13 24 (0.58%) LAN
14 21 (0.51%) Wireless
15 19 (0.46%) IPsec
15 19 (0.46%) SSH
16 15 (0.36%) DHCP
16 15 (0.36%) Network Security
17 14 (0.34%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 836 (20.15%) SQL Server
2 588 (14.18%) MySQL
3 495 (11.93%) NoSQL
4 440 (10.61%) MongoDB
5 427 (10.29%) Relational Database
6 209 (5.04%) Big Data
7 119 (2.87%) RDBMS
8 117 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
9 109 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
10 105 (2.53%) Hadoop
11 101 (2.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 91 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 90 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
14 82 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 78 (1.88%) Redis
16 75 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
17 73 (1.76%) HBase
18 67 (1.62%) Oracle Database
18 67 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
19 49 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1284 (30.95%) Git (software)
2 503 (12.13%) Subversion
3 500 (12.05%) JIRA
4 456 (10.99%) Jenkins
5 331 (7.98%) JUnit
6 305 (7.35%) Maven
7 269 (6.49%) Visual Studio
8 230 (5.54%) Selenium
9 171 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 162 (3.91%) Cucumber
11 141 (3.40%) Xcode
12 129 (3.11%) Eclipse
13 127 (3.06%) gulp
14 121 (2.92%) IntelliJ
15 118 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 116 (2.80%) Android Studio
16 116 (2.80%) TeamCity
17 115 (2.77%) NUnit
18 113 (2.72%) Gradle
19 103 (2.48%) Jasmine
General
1 894 (21.55%) Finance
2 384 (9.26%) Retail
3 360 (8.68%) Marketing
4 305 (7.35%) Electronics
5 279 (6.73%) Telecoms
6 267 (6.44%) Banking
7 255 (6.15%) Manufacturing
8 127 (3.06%) Investment Banking
9 104 (2.51%) Games
10 99 (2.39%) Retail Banking
11 85 (2.05%) Advertising
12 62 (1.49%) Publishing
13 50 (1.21%) Legal
14 44 (1.06%) Back Office
14 44 (1.06%) Law
15 37 (0.89%) Automotive
16 30 (0.72%) Financial Institution
17 19 (0.46%) French Language
18 12 (0.29%) Front Office
18 12 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3054 (73.63%) Developer
2 804 (19.38%) Java Developer
3 616 (14.85%) Senior Developer
4 517 (12.46%) .NET Developer
5 400 (9.64%) C# Developer
6 361 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 345 (8.32%) Web Developer
8 328 (7.91%) Software Developer
9 309 (7.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 276 (6.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 275 (6.63%) Software Engineer
12 247 (5.95%) PHP Developer
13 231 (5.57%) Full Stack Developer
14 222 (5.35%) ASP.NET Developer
15 218 (5.26%) Android Developer
16 202 (4.87%) Senior Java Developer
17 201 (4.85%) Architect
18 178 (4.29%) iOS Developer
19 172 (4.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 146 (3.52%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2161 (52.10%) HTML
2 2095 (50.51%) XML
3 1948 (46.96%) CSS
4 1606 (38.72%) REST
5 1368 (32.98%) Web Services
6 1322 (31.87%) AngularJS
7 1158 (27.92%) jQuery
8 1098 (26.47%) HTML5
9 1070 (25.80%) .NET
10 982 (23.67%) SOAP
11 902 (21.75%) RESTful
12 712 (17.16%) Spring
13 702 (16.92%) ASP.NET
14 701 (16.90%) Ajax
15 691 (16.66%) CSS3
16 531 (12.80%) Node.js
17 431 (10.39%) React
18 419 (10.10%) .NET Framework
19 397 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
20 373 (8.99%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 439 (10.58%) User Experience
2 410 (9.88%) Computer Science
3 402 (9.69%) Mobile App
4 259 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
5 205 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
6 147 (3.54%) Data Structures
7 142 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
8 132 (3.18%) Algorithms
9 119 (2.87%) Fintech
10 102 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 76 (1.83%) Social Media
12 62 (1.49%) Client/Server
13 61 (1.47%) Virtual Team
14 57 (1.37%) iPad
15 53 (1.28%) Reference Data
16 51 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
17 50 (1.21%) Management Information System
18 39 (0.94%) Internet of Things
19 38 (0.92%) Data Centre
20 37 (0.89%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 697 (16.80%) Linux
2 418 (10.08%) Android
3 403 (9.72%) Windows
4 378 (9.11%) Apple iOS
5 263 (6.34%) Unix
6 63 (1.52%) Windows Server
7 38 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (0.55%) Mac OS
8 23 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
9 21 (0.51%) CentOS
9 21 (0.51%) HPUX
9 21 (0.51%) Solaris
10 13 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 13 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.29%) AIX
11 12 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.29%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.24%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2169 (52.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1161 (27.99%) MVC
3 1009 (24.32%) TDD
4 1005 (24.23%) Scrum
5 915 (22.06%) OO
6 733 (17.67%) Web Development
7 683 (16.47%) Software Engineering
8 601 (14.49%) Test Automation
9 562 (13.55%) Continuous Integration
10 532 (12.83%) BDD
11 445 (10.73%) E-Commerce
12 442 (10.66%) Front End Development
13 426 (10.27%) Unit Testing
14 372 (8.97%) DevOps
15 357 (8.61%) Business Intelligence
16 309 (7.45%) SDLC
17 303 (7.30%) Kanban
18 295 (7.11%) Mentoring
19 290 (6.99%) OOP
20 287 (6.92%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2262 (54.53%) JavaScript
2 1765 (42.55%) Java
3 1368 (32.98%) SQL
4 1124 (27.10%) C#
5 559 (13.48%) PHP
6 394 (9.50%) Python
7 306 (7.38%) T-SQL
8 233 (5.62%) C++
9 228 (5.50%) Ruby
10 199 (4.80%) C
11 185 (4.46%) Objective-C
12 172 (4.15%) TypeScript
13 141 (3.40%) Apple Swift
14 134 (3.23%) Scala
15 112 (2.70%) PowerShell
16 96 (2.31%) Groovy
17 92 (2.22%) ES6
18 85 (2.05%) Shell Script
19 83 (2.00%) VB.NET
20 79 (1.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 527 (12.70%) Degree
2 234 (5.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 33 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (0.80%) SC Cleared
5 25 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 24 (0.58%) ISEB
7 17 (0.41%) APMP
7 17 (0.41%) CITP
7 17 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 17 (0.41%) PhD
8 15 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.31%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
11 10 (0.24%) DBS Check
12 9 (0.22%) MBA
13 8 (0.19%) MCSD
14 7 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.14%) MCTS
15 6 (0.14%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 249 (6.00%) QA
2 23 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 20 (0.48%) WCAG
4 17 (0.41%) MiFID
5 12 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.29%) RosettaNet
6 10 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.17%) WAI
9 6 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.12%) EMIR
10 5 (0.12%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.072%) Section 508
11 3 (0.072%) TickIT
12 2 (0.048%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.048%) GCP
12 2 (0.048%) PMO
12 2 (0.048%) Web Application Security Consortium
13 1 (0.024%) COBIT
13 1 (0.024%) SLA
System Software
1 232 (5.59%) Docker
2 33 (0.80%) Firmware
3 32 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 26 (0.63%) HDFS
5 22 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.36%) Apache Flume
6 15 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 9 (0.22%) KVM
9 8 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.096%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.096%) vSphere
11 3 (0.072%) iptables
11 3 (0.072%) Xen
12 2 (0.048%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 106 (2.56%) Puppet
2 79 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (1.76%) Ansible
4 37 (0.89%) Kubernetes
4 37 (0.89%) Terraform
5 34 (0.82%) Kibana
6 24 (0.58%) Nagios
7 19 (0.46%) Mesos
8 15 (0.36%) Packer
9 12 (0.29%) Salt
10 11 (0.27%) CloudHub
10 11 (0.27%) Grafana
10 11 (0.27%) rkt
11 10 (0.24%) logstash
12 9 (0.22%) Prometheus
12 9 (0.22%) Zipkin
13 8 (0.19%) Marathon
13 8 (0.19%) OpenNebula
14 6 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
14 6 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 495 (11.93%) Microsoft
2 371 (8.94%) Oracle
3 281 (6.77%) SAP
4 163 (3.93%) Google
5 122 (2.94%) Apple
6 98 (2.36%) IBM
7 89 (2.15%) Zend
8 69 (1.66%) Adobe
9 57 (1.37%) Xamarin
10 48 (1.16%) Red Hat
11 47 (1.13%) MuleSoft
12 46 (1.11%) PayPal
12 46 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
13 44 (1.06%) GoldenSource
14 39 (0.94%) VMware
15 38 (0.92%) Cisco
16 32 (0.77%) Atlassian
17 22 (0.53%) TIBCO
18 21 (0.51%) Apigee
19 20 (0.48%) WSO2