Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 175 170 182
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 -13
Permanent jobs citing JSON 2,700 1,265 2,446
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.11% 2.00% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.49% 4.71% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,638 981 1,808
10th Percentile £36,233 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -2.33%
75th Percentile £74,938 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%

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 49,181 26,871 48,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.40% 42.46% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30,350 23,073 39,856
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,250 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,100 £50,000 £45,591
% change year-on-year +8.20% +9.67% +1.31%

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 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for JSON in the UK

JSON
Top 17 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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England 0 2,395 £60,000 +9.09% 368
UK excluding London -19 1,284 £52,500 +5.00% 237
London +32 1,168 £70,000 +7.69% 164
Work from Home +21 762 £60,000 +14.29% 79
South East +14 460 £55,500 +0.91% 55
North of England -9 270 £47,500 -5.00% 53
Midlands -44 182 £39,383 -12.48% 44
South West -47 137 £50,000 +16.96% 22
North West -50 137 £47,500 -9.52% 33
East of England -19 131 £60,000 +20.00% 23
West Midlands -32 124 £32,538 -34.92% 29
Yorkshire -1 118 £47,500 +6.74% 16
Scotland -37 80 £60,000 +26.32% 24
East Midlands -55 58 £47,500 +26.67% 15
Wales -37 29 £60,000 +79.10% 11
North East -13 16 £50,000 +40.19% 4
Northern Ireland -28 6 £42,500 -5.56% 5

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 1,407 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1,260 (46.67%) XML
3 1,214 (44.96%) JavaScript
4 979 (36.26%) SQL
5 911 (33.74%) Java
6 850 (31.48%) C#
7 822 (30.44%) Azure
8 819 (30.33%) REST
9 789 (29.22%) HTML
10 774 (28.67%) Git (software)
11 729 (27.00%) DevOps
12 724 (26.81%) CSS
13 703 (26.04%) .NET
14 623 (23.07%) Web Services
15 616 (22.81%) Python
16 607 (22.48%) AWS
17 592 (21.93%) Social Skills
18 563 (20.85%) Finance
19 562 (20.81%) React
20 541 (20.04%) Software Engineering
21 511 (18.93%) Degree
22 507 (18.78%) Scrum
23 506 (18.74%) Problem-Solving
24 487 (18.04%) Microservices
25 474 (17.56%) RESTful
26 460 (17.04%) CI/CD
27 450 (16.67%) Linux
28 448 (16.59%) Full Stack Development
29 442 (16.37%) Microsoft
30 420 (15.56%) TDD

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
1 164 (6.07%) Confluence
2 115 (4.26%) Apache
3 89 (3.30%) WordPress
4 85 (3.15%) CMS
5 81 (3.00%) Apache Spark
6 67 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
7 51 (1.89%) IIS
8 50 (1.85%) GemFire
9 43 (1.59%) SharePoint
10 42 (1.56%) Tomcat
11 34 (1.26%) Jetty
12 29 (1.07%) SAS
13 20 (0.74%) Drupal
14 19 (0.70%) Mule
15 15 (0.56%) nginx
15 15 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
16 14 (0.52%) Appian
17 13 (0.48%) Umbraco
18 12 (0.44%) JBoss
19 11 (0.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 51 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (0.67%) Adobe XD
4 13 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.37%) Sketch
7 6 (0.22%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.15%) InVision
10 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.074%) Zeplin
12 1 (0.037%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.037%) EngageOne
12 1 (0.037%) InDesign
12 1 (0.037%) MadCap Flare
12 1 (0.037%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 63 (2.33%) Sentinel
2 49 (1.81%) NetSuite
3 16 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
4 11 (0.41%) Magento
4 11 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.41%) SAP Business One
5 10 (0.37%) Shopify
5 10 (0.37%) Summit
6 8 (0.30%) R3 Corda
7 5 (0.19%) Elite 3E
7 5 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 4 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.074%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.037%) Loan IQ
10 1 (0.037%) SAP FI-CA
10 1 (0.037%) SAP PSCD
10 1 (0.037%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 822 (30.44%) Azure
2 607 (22.48%) AWS
3 253 (9.37%) GitHub
4 230 (8.52%) SaaS
5 195 (7.22%) Serverless
6 173 (6.41%) GCP
7 165 (6.11%) Amazon S3
8 156 (5.78%) Power Platform
9 153 (5.67%) PaaS
10 118 (4.37%) AWS Lambda
11 103 (3.81%) Azure Logic Apps
12 100 (3.70%) IaaS
13 97 (3.59%) OpenShift
14 91 (3.37%) Azure Monitor
15 90 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 83 (3.07%) Microsoft 365
17 78 (2.89%) Azure Data Factory
18 66 (2.44%) Azure Sentinel
19 64 (2.37%) Azure Active Directory
20 60 (2.22%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 231 (8.56%) HTTP
2 71 (2.63%) Firewall
3 57 (2.11%) Broadband
4 47 (1.74%) Internet
5 43 (1.59%) Network Security
6 40 (1.48%) TCP/IP
7 32 (1.19%) VoIP
8 30 (1.11%) BGP
8 30 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
8 30 (1.11%) FTP
8 30 (1.11%) IOS XR
8 30 (1.11%) MPLS
9 27 (1.00%) Bluetooth
10 23 (0.85%) WAN
11 22 (0.81%) DVB
12 21 (0.78%) 5G
13 20 (0.74%) LAN
13 20 (0.74%) MQTT
13 20 (0.74%) SSH
14 19 (0.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 418 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 283 (10.48%) Relational Database
3 261 (9.67%) MySQL
4 250 (9.26%) NoSQL
5 207 (7.67%) PostgreSQL
6 163 (6.04%) MongoDB
7 151 (5.59%) Big Data
8 141 (5.22%) Power BI
9 92 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 88 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
11 82 (3.04%) Azure SQL Database
12 81 (3.00%) HBase
13 77 (2.85%) Redis
14 67 (2.48%) Hadoop
15 62 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 62 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
16 59 (2.19%) MariaDB
17 54 (2.00%) RDBMS
18 50 (1.85%) Oracle Database
18 50 (1.85%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 774 (28.67%) Git (software)
2 409 (15.15%) Jenkins
3 314 (11.63%) JIRA
4 151 (5.59%) JUnit
5 134 (4.96%) Selenium
6 131 (4.85%) Cucumber
7 121 (4.48%) Visual Studio
8 103 (3.81%) Gradle
9 91 (3.37%) Bitbucket
9 91 (3.37%) Subversion
10 89 (3.30%) Eclipse
11 81 (3.00%) Maven
12 80 (2.96%) Mockito
13 70 (2.59%) IntelliJ
13 70 (2.59%) Sonatype Nexus
14 69 (2.56%) Postman
15 68 (2.52%) GitLab
15 68 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
16 64 (2.37%) Cypress.io
16 64 (2.37%) Storybook
General
1 592 (21.93%) Social Skills
2 563 (20.85%) Finance
3 246 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
4 135 (5.00%) Banking
5 129 (4.78%) Law
6 126 (4.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 98 (3.63%) Marketing
8 74 (2.74%) Retail
9 73 (2.70%) Public Sector
10 66 (2.44%) Legal
11 65 (2.41%) Presentation Skills
12 63 (2.33%) Games
13 57 (2.11%) Publishing
14 47 (1.74%) Documentation Skills
15 46 (1.70%) Telecoms
16 43 (1.59%) Advertising
16 43 (1.59%) Automotive
17 34 (1.26%) Fire and Rescue
18 32 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
19 31 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1,400 (51.85%) Developer
2 272 (10.07%) Software Developer
3 266 (9.85%) Software Engineer
4 246 (9.11%) Senior Developer
5 231 (8.56%) .NET Developer
6 209 (7.74%) Java Developer
7 166 (6.15%) Full Stack Developer
8 142 (5.26%) Architect
9 128 (4.74%) Data Engineer
10 115 (4.26%) C# Developer
11 113 (4.19%) Lead Developer
12 108 (4.00%) Analyst
13 94 (3.48%) PHP Developer
14 87 (3.22%) Senior Software Engineer
15 84 (3.11%) .NET Software Developer
16 75 (2.78%) Cloud Engineer
17 72 (2.67%) C# .NET Developer
18 70 (2.59%) Java Engineer
19 66 (2.44%) Consultant
20 65 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,260 (46.67%) XML
2 819 (30.33%) REST
3 789 (29.22%) HTML
4 724 (26.81%) CSS
5 703 (26.04%) .NET
6 623 (23.07%) Web Services
7 562 (20.81%) React
8 474 (17.56%) RESTful
9 418 (15.48%) AngularJS
10 395 (14.63%) SOAP
11 382 (14.15%) Node.js
12 345 (12.78%) HTML5
13 335 (12.41%) Spring
14 332 (12.30%) jQuery
15 266 (9.85%) .NET Core
16 238 (8.81%) .NET Framework
17 210 (7.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 208 (7.70%) ASP.NET
19 207 (7.67%) Kafka
20 187 (6.93%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 309 (11.44%) User Experience
2 177 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
3 163 (6.04%) Self-Motivation
4 161 (5.96%) Mobile App
5 94 (3.48%) Social Media
6 93 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
7 88 (3.26%) Linux Command Line
8 82 (3.04%) Cloud Native
9 58 (2.15%) Data Structures
10 46 (1.70%) NHS
11 43 (1.59%) Legacy Systems
12 42 (1.56%) Data Centre
12 42 (1.56%) Video\Live Streaming
13 38 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
14 34 (1.26%) e-Health
15 31 (1.15%) Algorithms
16 30 (1.11%) Hedge funds
17 28 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
17 28 (1.04%) Management Information System
17 28 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 450 (16.67%) Linux
2 236 (8.74%) Windows
3 179 (6.63%) Android
4 168 (6.22%) Apple iOS
5 160 (5.93%) Unix
6 61 (2.26%) Mac OS
7 29 (1.07%) Windows Server
8 17 (0.63%) Debian
9 16 (0.59%) VMS
10 12 (0.44%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (0.26%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
14 5 (0.19%) AIX
14 5 (0.19%) HPUX
15 3 (0.11%) tvOS
16 2 (0.074%) Mesosphere
16 2 (0.074%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 2 (0.074%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.074%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,407 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 729 (27.00%) DevOps
3 541 (20.04%) Software Engineering
4 507 (18.78%) Scrum
5 506 (18.74%) Problem-Solving
6 487 (18.04%) Microservices
7 460 (17.04%) CI/CD
8 448 (16.59%) Full Stack Development
9 420 (15.56%) TDD
10 379 (14.04%) Computer Science
11 361 (13.37%) Test Automation
12 340 (12.59%) Analytics
13 337 (12.48%) Mentoring
14 335 (12.41%) MVC
15 247 (9.15%) OO
16 241 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
17 240 (8.89%) Data Modelling
18 230 (8.52%) Unit Testing
19 229 (8.48%) BDD
20 225 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,214 (44.96%) JavaScript
2 979 (36.26%) SQL
3 911 (33.74%) Java
4 850 (31.48%) C#
5 616 (22.81%) Python
6 293 (10.85%) PowerShell
7 240 (8.89%) PHP
8 209 (7.74%) TypeScript
9 152 (5.63%) T-SQL
10 117 (4.33%) Ruby
11 116 (4.30%) Bash
12 115 (4.26%) Groovy
13 110 (4.07%) Shell Script
14 93 (3.44%) VB
15 89 (3.30%) Kotlin
16 82 (3.04%) Scala
17 75 (2.78%) C++
17 75 (2.78%) ES6
18 72 (2.67%) C
19 70 (2.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 511 (18.93%) Degree
2 211 (7.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 94 (3.48%) Security Cleared
4 62 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 53 (1.96%) GCFA
5 53 (1.96%) GCFE
5 53 (1.96%) GCIA
5 53 (1.96%) GCIH
5 53 (1.96%) OCP
5 53 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
5 53 (1.96%) SANS
6 33 (1.22%) DBS Check
7 31 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (1.11%) Master's Degree
9 28 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (0.89%) ISEB
10 24 (0.89%) ISTQB
10 24 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
11 22 (0.81%) CCIE
12 19 (0.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (10.96%) QA
2 48 (1.78%) Accessibility
3 46 (1.70%) Data Quality
4 40 (1.48%) SLA
5 27 (1.00%) CDISC
5 27 (1.00%) HL7
6 24 (0.89%) GDPR
7 9 (0.33%) WCAG
8 5 (0.19%) SNOMED CT
9 4 (0.15%) GRC
10 2 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.074%) MISRA
10 2 (0.074%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.037%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.037%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.037%) WAI
System Software
1 387 (14.33%) Docker
2 116 (4.30%) Active Directory
3 97 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (2.15%) HDFS
5 38 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
6 29 (1.07%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.52%) NFS
8 11 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (0.41%) XenApp
9 10 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.19%) NDS
11 5 (0.19%) VMware NSX
12 4 (0.15%) vCloud
13 3 (0.11%) Ceph
13 3 (0.11%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.11%) Xen
14 2 (0.074%) Firmware
14 2 (0.074%) GridGain
15 1 (0.037%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 361 (13.37%) Kubernetes
2 179 (6.63%) Terraform
3 168 (6.22%) Ansible
4 54 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (1.07%) Puppet
6 23 (0.85%) SCCM
7 22 (0.81%) SCOM
8 18 (0.67%) Kibana
9 15 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
10 14 (0.52%) FortiGate
11 13 (0.48%) Grafana
12 12 (0.44%) Istio
13 11 (0.41%) EdgeSight
13 11 (0.41%) Nagios
13 11 (0.41%) SCOrch
13 11 (0.41%) SCVMM
14 10 (0.37%) Prometheus
15 8 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
16 7 (0.26%) Consul
17 5 (0.19%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 442 (16.37%) Microsoft
2 208 (7.70%) Oracle
3 187 (6.93%) Google
4 111 (4.11%) VMware
5 70 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
6 69 (2.56%) Xamarin
7 62 (2.30%) MuleSoft
8 53 (1.96%) Okta
8 53 (1.96%) SAP
9 50 (1.85%) Apple
10 48 (1.78%) Dell
11 44 (1.63%) LexisNexis
12 39 (1.44%) ServiceNow
13 38 (1.41%) Adobe
13 38 (1.41%) Cisco
14 35 (1.30%) IBM
14 35 (1.30%) Palo Alto
14 35 (1.30%) Zend
15 33 (1.22%) Alteryx
16 31 (1.15%) Talend