Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 177 169 160
Rank change year-on-year -8 -9 -1
Permanent jobs citing JSON 1,208 2,971 3,661
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.94% 2.09% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.69% 5.56% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,024 2,385 3,079
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,644 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.50% +3.29% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +2.27%

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 25,762 53,404 68,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.46% 37.56% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21,336 43,983 56,561
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -1 1,107 £55,000 +4.76% 206
UK excluding London -13 712 £47,500 +1.06% 171
London +6 465 £70,000 +7.69% 55
South East -22 223 £52,500 +5.00% 26
North of England +37 155 £50,000 +10.80% 50
Work from Home +21 128 £55,000 - 36
South West +28 122 £40,000 -15.79% 28
North West +25 101 £55,000 +16.71% 22
Midlands +11 86 £50,000 +11.11% 28
West Midlands +36 57 £52,500 +23.53% 16
East of England +43 54 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Scotland +9 52 £47,500 +2.15% 14
Yorkshire +93 50 £45,000 - 25
East Midlands +13 29 £38,750 -18.42% 12
Wales -1 17 £40,000 +6.67% 6
North East 0 4 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Northern Ireland +14 2 - - 1
Isle of Man - 2 £33,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 574 (47.52%) XML
2 567 (46.94%) JavaScript
3 554 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
4 498 (41.23%) HTML
5 442 (36.59%) C#
6 435 (36.01%) REST
7 428 (35.43%) CSS
8 418 (34.60%) .NET
9 354 (29.30%) SQL
10 328 (27.15%) Azure
11 322 (26.66%) Java
12 302 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 295 (24.42%) Web Services
14 292 (24.17%) SQL Server
15 269 (22.27%) Finance
16 264 (21.85%) SOAP
17 254 (21.03%) AngularJS
18 240 (19.87%) DevOps
19 237 (19.62%) RESTful
20 227 (18.79%) MVC
21 225 (18.63%) Python
22 222 (18.38%) AWS
23 202 (16.72%) jQuery
24 199 (16.47%) Microservices
25 189 (15.65%) ASP.NET
26 184 (15.23%) TDD
27 178 (14.74%) Microsoft
28 169 (13.99%) Test Automation
29 164 (13.58%) Scrum
30 160 (13.25%) 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 53 (4.39%) IIS
2 52 (4.30%) Apache
3 47 (3.89%) Confluence
4 39 (3.23%) CMS
5 29 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (2.32%) WordPress
7 22 (1.82%) Tomcat
8 17 (1.41%) Apache Spark
8 17 (1.41%) EPiServer
9 12 (0.99%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.91%) JBoss
10 11 (0.91%) Joomla!
11 10 (0.83%) Umbraco
12 9 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.58%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.50%) nginx
14 6 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.33%) DNN
16 3 (0.25%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.25%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 26 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.91%) Adobe XD
3 10 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.58%) InVision
4 7 (0.58%) Zeplin
5 4 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.17%) Sketch
8 1 (0.083%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 19 (1.57%) Payment Gateway
2 18 (1.49%) Magento
3 13 (1.08%) SAP S/4HANA
4 10 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.50%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.33%) Eikon
6 4 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.33%) Shopify
7 3 (0.25%) Maximo
8 2 (0.17%) BigMachines
8 2 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 2 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
8 2 (0.17%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 1 (0.083%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.083%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 328 (27.15%) Azure
2 222 (18.38%) AWS
3 93 (7.70%) SaaS
4 83 (6.87%) GitHub
5 45 (3.73%) PaaS
6 39 (3.23%) Serverless
7 35 (2.90%) GCP
7 35 (2.90%) Power Platform
8 30 (2.48%) npm
9 28 (2.32%) IaaS
10 21 (1.74%) Amazon SQS
11 20 (1.66%) Amazon S3
12 19 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
13 17 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
14 16 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
14 16 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
15 15 (1.24%) Azure Functions
15 15 (1.24%) Office 365
16 14 (1.16%) Firebase
17 11 (0.91%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 112 (9.27%) HTTP
2 40 (3.31%) Network Security
3 35 (2.90%) TCP/IP
4 33 (2.73%) Internet
5 16 (1.32%) FTP
6 14 (1.16%) Firewall
7 12 (0.99%) Intranet
8 11 (0.91%) DNS
9 10 (0.83%) HTTPS
10 9 (0.75%) VPN
11 8 (0.66%) SSL
11 8 (0.66%) VoIP
11 8 (0.66%) Wireless
12 6 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (0.50%) Cisco Wireless
12 6 (0.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (0.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (0.50%) Multicast
12 6 (0.50%) VXLAN
12 6 (0.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (24.17%) SQL Server
2 156 (12.91%) MySQL
3 99 (8.20%) NoSQL
4 82 (6.79%) MongoDB
5 75 (6.21%) Relational Database
6 48 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 41 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
9 37 (3.06%) Redis
10 34 (2.81%) Power BI
11 30 (2.48%) Big Data
12 28 (2.32%) RDBMS
13 27 (2.24%) OLAP
13 27 (2.24%) OLTP
14 26 (2.15%) Hadoop
14 26 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
15 24 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
15 24 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
17 21 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 302 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 154 (12.75%) Jenkins
3 107 (8.86%) JIRA
4 89 (7.37%) Selenium
5 80 (6.62%) Visual Studio
6 52 (4.30%) JUnit
7 51 (4.22%) Maven
8 46 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 34 (2.81%) Eclipse
10 33 (2.73%) Cypress.io
11 32 (2.65%) Jasmine
11 32 (2.65%) Subversion
11 32 (2.65%) webpack
12 29 (2.40%) TeamCity
13 28 (2.32%) Visual Studio Team System
14 25 (2.07%) Gradle
15 23 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 21 (1.74%) NUnit
17 19 (1.57%) Postman
18 17 (1.41%) GitLab
General
1 269 (22.27%) Finance
2 55 (4.55%) Retail
3 53 (4.39%) Banking
4 35 (2.90%) Marketing
5 27 (2.24%) Legal
6 24 (1.99%) Public Sector
7 20 (1.66%) Law
8 16 (1.32%) Games
9 14 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.08%) Electronics
11 12 (0.99%) Telecoms
12 11 (0.91%) Aerospace
12 11 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.66%) Billing
13 8 (0.66%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.58%) Publishing
15 6 (0.50%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.50%) Local Government
16 4 (0.33%) Front Office
16 4 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 773 (63.99%) Developer
2 183 (15.15%) Senior Developer
3 154 (12.75%) .NET Developer
4 107 (8.86%) C# Developer
5 103 (8.53%) Software Developer
6 87 (7.20%) Java Developer
7 77 (6.37%) PHP Developer
8 76 (6.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 70 (5.79%) Architect
10 63 (5.22%) Analyst
11 58 (4.80%) Software Engineer
12 51 (4.22%) Consultant
12 51 (4.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 46 (3.81%) JavaScript Developer
14 44 (3.64%) Senior .NET Developer
15 43 (3.56%) Junior
16 42 (3.48%) Web Developer
17 39 (3.23%) Test Engineer
18 37 (3.06%) Angular Developer
19 34 (2.81%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 574 (47.52%) XML
2 498 (41.23%) HTML
3 435 (36.01%) REST
4 428 (35.43%) CSS
5 418 (34.60%) .NET
6 295 (24.42%) Web Services
7 264 (21.85%) SOAP
8 254 (21.03%) AngularJS
9 237 (19.62%) RESTful
10 202 (16.72%) jQuery
11 189 (15.65%) ASP.NET
12 153 (12.67%) .NET Framework
12 153 (12.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 150 (12.42%) Ajax
14 137 (11.34%) .NET Core
15 129 (10.68%) Node.js
16 127 (10.51%) React
17 105 (8.69%) HTML5
18 94 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
19 79 (6.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 101 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (5.46%) User Experience
3 51 (4.22%) Mobile App
4 50 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (2.48%) Algorithms
7 26 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
8 25 (2.07%) Data Structures
9 21 (1.74%) Management Information System
10 19 (1.57%) Cloud Native
11 18 (1.49%) Public Cloud
12 17 (1.41%) Data Centre
13 16 (1.32%) W3C
14 14 (1.16%) Reference Data
15 12 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
16 11 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
17 10 (0.83%) Blog
17 10 (0.83%) Social Media
18 8 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 143 (11.84%) Linux
2 100 (8.28%) Windows
3 94 (7.78%) Android
4 80 (6.62%) Apple iOS
5 19 (1.57%) Ubuntu
6 18 (1.49%) Unix
7 17 (1.41%) CentOS
8 15 (1.24%) Windows Server
9 10 (0.83%) Debian
10 9 (0.75%) Amazon Linux
11 7 (0.58%) HPUX
12 6 (0.50%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.33%) Android TV
13 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
13 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2019
14 3 (0.25%) Solaris
15 2 (0.17%) Fedora
15 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (19.87%) DevOps
3 227 (18.79%) MVC
4 199 (16.47%) Microservices
5 184 (15.23%) TDD
6 169 (13.99%) Test Automation
7 164 (13.58%) Scrum
8 160 (13.25%) Software Engineering
9 155 (12.83%) Web Development
10 153 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
11 136 (11.26%) OO
12 124 (10.26%) OOP
13 114 (9.44%) Fintech
14 104 (8.61%) Unit Testing
15 98 (8.11%) BDD
16 96 (7.95%) Analytics
16 96 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
17 90 (7.45%) Computer Science
17 90 (7.45%) Mentoring
18 88 (7.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 567 (46.94%) JavaScript
2 442 (36.59%) C#
3 354 (29.30%) SQL
4 322 (26.66%) Java
5 225 (18.63%) Python
6 146 (12.09%) PHP
7 115 (9.52%) PowerShell
8 96 (7.95%) TypeScript
9 70 (5.79%) T-SQL
10 57 (4.72%) C++
11 49 (4.06%) Apple Swift
11 49 (4.06%) C
12 43 (3.56%) Ruby
13 41 (3.39%) Bash Shell
13 41 (3.39%) Java 8
14 38 (3.15%) Kotlin
15 30 (2.48%) SOQL
16 26 (2.15%) Apex Code
17 24 (1.99%) PL/SQL
18 23 (1.90%) ES6
Qualifications
1 153 (12.67%) Degree
2 66 (5.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 21 (1.74%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.32%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.16%) Master's Degree
7 13 (1.08%) AWS Certification
8 8 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.58%) HND
9 7 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.25%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.083%) CBAP
12 1 (0.083%) CCNA
12 1 (0.083%) CCNP
12 1 (0.083%) IIBA
12 1 (0.083%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.083%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (8.28%) QA
2 19 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.99%) SLA
4 10 (0.83%) GDPR
5 7 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.41%) ISO 13485
6 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.25%) HL7
8 2 (0.17%) PMO
9 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 138 (11.42%) Docker
2 26 (2.15%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.08%) NFS
5 12 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.83%) XenApp
7 7 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.50%) vSphere
9 5 (0.41%) Xen
10 4 (0.33%) Firmware
10 4 (0.33%) Varnish
11 3 (0.25%) Ceph
12 2 (0.17%) LXC
12 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.083%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 104 (8.61%) Kubernetes
2 49 (4.06%) Ansible
3 37 (3.06%) Terraform
4 24 (1.99%) Puppet
5 10 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.66%) Rancher
6 8 (0.66%) vCenter Server
7 6 (0.50%) Grafana
7 6 (0.50%) HP ALM
7 6 (0.50%) Kibana
7 6 (0.50%) Nagios
7 6 (0.50%) Packer
8 5 (0.41%) SCCM
8 5 (0.41%) SCOM
8 5 (0.41%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.33%) Consul
9 4 (0.33%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.25%) Proxmox
10 3 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.17%) Mesos
Vendors
1 178 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 83 (6.87%) Oracle
3 45 (3.73%) Google
4 43 (3.56%) Salesforce.com
5 42 (3.48%) SAP
6 24 (1.99%) VMware
7 21 (1.74%) Atlassian
7 21 (1.74%) Red Hat
8 20 (1.66%) IBM
9 18 (1.49%) Xamarin
10 17 (1.41%) MuleSoft
11 15 (1.24%) Adobe
12 14 (1.16%) Citrix
13 11 (0.91%) Apple
14 9 (0.75%) TIBCO
15 8 (0.66%) Cisco
15 8 (0.66%) HP
15 8 (0.66%) Tableau
16 7 (0.58%) F5
16 7 (0.58%) Splunk