Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 160 146
Rank change year-on-year +2 -14 +30
Permanent jobs citing JSON 3,788 3,989 4,714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.16% 2.25% 2.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.33% 5.54% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3,046 3,252 4,051
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 71,072 71,984 79,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.60% 40.60% 39.00%
Number of salaries quoted 59,198 60,377 68,482
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,346
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.79% +3.37%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 3,497 £50,000 +5.26% 576
UK excluding London -1 2,361 £45,000 +5.88% 427
London -11 1,345 £65,000 +13.04% 200
South East +30 787 £45,000 -5.26% 95
North of England -13 530 £44,500 +11.25% 135
Midlands +51 379 £45,000 +28.57% 56
North West -8 343 £45,000 +5.88% 93
West Midlands +63 268 £45,000 +28.57% 21
East of England -29 235 £45,000 - 50
South West -57 227 £41,250 -8.33% 40
Yorkshire -48 142 £41,500 +10.67% 35
Scotland -29 131 £37,500 -16.67% 29
East Midlands +31 111 £45,000 - 35
North East -1 45 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Wales +17 43 £40,750 -4.12% 10
Northern Ireland -5 27 £40,000 +6.67% 12
Isle of Man - 2 £39,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 2,055 (54.25%) JavaScript
2 1,943 (51.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1,846 (48.73%) HTML
4 1,842 (48.63%) XML
5 1,623 (42.85%) CSS
6 1,357 (35.82%) Java
7 1,331 (35.14%) SQL
8 1,294 (34.16%) REST
9 1,247 (32.92%) C#
10 1,220 (32.21%) .NET
11 1,198 (31.63%) Web Services
12 1,109 (29.28%) MVC
13 1,014 (26.77%) Git (software)
14 904 (23.86%) jQuery
15 862 (22.76%) HTML5
16 858 (22.65%) AngularJS
17 819 (21.62%) SQL Server
18 798 (21.07%) SOAP
19 747 (19.72%) RESTful
20 714 (18.85%) TDD
21 704 (18.59%) Finance
22 660 (17.42%) ASP.NET
23 618 (16.31%) OO
24 613 (16.18%) Degree
25 609 (16.08%) Amazon AWS
26 608 (16.05%) Scrum
27 592 (15.63%) Linux
27 592 (15.63%) MySQL
28 585 (15.44%) Ajax
29 578 (15.26%) Microsoft

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
1 207 (5.46%) CMS
2 188 (4.96%) Tomcat
3 161 (4.25%) Confluence
4 144 (3.80%) Apache
5 143 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
6 119 (3.14%) IIS
7 106 (2.80%) SharePoint
8 96 (2.53%) WebSphere
9 94 (2.48%) JBoss
10 83 (2.19%) Mule
11 82 (2.16%) Apache Spark
12 74 (1.95%) WordPress
13 60 (1.58%) WebLogic
14 58 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 52 (1.37%) Drupal
16 49 (1.29%) Umbraco
17 48 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
18 45 (1.19%) Apache Solr
19 43 (1.14%) EPiServer
20 40 (1.06%) nginx
Applications
1 69 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 31 (0.82%) Photoshop
4 25 (0.66%) Chatbot
5 20 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (0.42%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.053%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.053%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.053%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.026%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.026%) Maya
10 1 (0.026%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 37 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
2 34 (0.90%) Magento
3 27 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
6 12 (0.32%) MetaTrader
7 10 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.21%) NetSuite
8 8 (0.21%) Summit
9 7 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.13%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
11 4 (0.11%) Shopify
12 3 (0.079%) BusinessWorks
12 3 (0.079%) SAP SD
13 2 (0.053%) Fredhopper
14 1 (0.026%) OpenCart
14 1 (0.026%) Oracle Applications
14 1 (0.026%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 609 (16.08%) Amazon AWS
2 554 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 143 (3.78%) PaaS
4 139 (3.67%) SaaS
5 130 (3.43%) IaaS
6 126 (3.33%) GitHub
7 103 (2.72%) Serverless
8 91 (2.40%) npm
9 84 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
10 72 (1.90%) Amazon S3
11 69 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
12 51 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
13 48 (1.27%) Office 365
13 48 (1.27%) Slack
14 43 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
15 42 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
15 42 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
16 31 (0.82%) NuGet
17 29 (0.77%) Force.com
18 26 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 288 (7.60%) HTTP
2 129 (3.41%) Internet
3 70 (1.85%) SSL
4 62 (1.64%) DNS
5 59 (1.56%) Firewall
6 52 (1.37%) TCP/IP
7 45 (1.19%) SMS
8 38 (1.00%) VPN
9 26 (0.69%) Network Security
10 25 (0.66%) HTTPS
10 25 (0.66%) SAN
11 20 (0.53%) WAN
12 19 (0.50%) Bluetooth
12 19 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
13 16 (0.42%) LAN
14 14 (0.37%) Intranet
14 14 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (0.34%) AMQP
15 13 (0.34%) BGP
15 13 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 819 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 592 (15.63%) MySQL
3 376 (9.93%) NoSQL
4 366 (9.66%) Relational Database
5 227 (5.99%) MongoDB
6 201 (5.31%) Big Data
7 144 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
8 143 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
9 110 (2.90%) RDBMS
10 108 (2.85%) Hadoop
11 105 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 104 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 84 (2.22%) Redis
14 68 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
15 65 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
16 57 (1.50%) Oracle Database
17 53 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 43 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 40 (1.06%) HBase
20 39 (1.03%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,014 (26.77%) Git (software)
2 400 (10.56%) JIRA
3 377 (9.95%) Jenkins
4 284 (7.50%) Maven
5 283 (7.47%) Visual Studio
6 277 (7.31%) Subversion
7 252 (6.65%) JUnit
8 231 (6.10%) Selenium
9 226 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 129 (3.41%) Cucumber
11 121 (3.19%) Jasmine
12 117 (3.09%) Ant
12 117 (3.09%) Eclipse
13 115 (3.04%) Gradle
14 111 (2.93%) NUnit
15 103 (2.72%) webpack
16 89 (2.35%) gulp
17 88 (2.32%) TeamCity
18 87 (2.30%) Grunt
19 85 (2.24%) Bitbucket
General
1 704 (18.59%) Finance
2 228 (6.02%) Retail
3 221 (5.83%) Banking
4 189 (4.99%) Marketing
5 134 (3.54%) Games
6 111 (2.93%) Advertising
7 83 (2.19%) Telecoms
8 61 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 56 (1.48%) Legal
10 47 (1.24%) Law
11 44 (1.16%) Electronics
12 41 (1.08%) Publishing
13 40 (1.06%) Back Office
13 40 (1.06%) Investment Banking
14 20 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 19 (0.50%) Automotive
16 15 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 14 (0.37%) Multimedia
18 13 (0.34%) Front Office
19 12 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,540 (67.05%) Developer
2 483 (12.75%) .NET Developer
3 475 (12.54%) Senior Developer
4 472 (12.46%) Java Developer
5 455 (12.01%) C# Developer
6 321 (8.47%) Software Developer
7 299 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 275 (7.26%) Architect
9 247 (6.52%) Software Engineer
10 235 (6.20%) PHP Developer
11 227 (5.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 209 (5.52%) JavaScript Developer
13 207 (5.46%) Full Stack Developer
14 182 (4.80%) Web Developer
15 151 (3.99%) Senior Java Developer
16 141 (3.72%) Lead Developer
17 135 (3.56%) C# Software Developer
18 119 (3.14%) .NET Software Developer
18 119 (3.14%) Android Developer
19 111 (2.93%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,846 (48.73%) HTML
2 1,842 (48.63%) XML
3 1,623 (42.85%) CSS
4 1,294 (34.16%) REST
5 1,220 (32.21%) .NET
6 1,198 (31.63%) Web Services
7 904 (23.86%) jQuery
8 862 (22.76%) HTML5
9 858 (22.65%) AngularJS
10 798 (21.07%) SOAP
11 747 (19.72%) RESTful
12 660 (17.42%) ASP.NET
13 585 (15.44%) Ajax
14 570 (15.05%) CSS3
15 507 (13.38%) Spring
16 465 (12.28%) Node.js
17 451 (11.91%) React
18 445 (11.75%) ASP.NET Web API
19 368 (9.71%) .NET Framework
20 344 (9.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 387 (10.22%) Computer Science
1 387 (10.22%) User Experience
2 277 (7.31%) Mobile App
3 250 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
4 173 (4.57%) Self-Motivation
5 159 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
6 124 (3.27%) Fintech
7 95 (2.51%) Data Structures
8 82 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
9 65 (1.72%) Algorithms
9 65 (1.72%) Data Centre
10 52 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
11 49 (1.29%) Public Cloud
12 37 (0.98%) Replication
13 36 (0.95%) DataPower
14 35 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
14 35 (0.92%) Management Information System
15 33 (0.87%) Driving Licence
16 25 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
16 25 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 592 (15.63%) Linux
2 420 (11.09%) Windows
3 260 (6.86%) Android
4 222 (5.86%) Unix
5 177 (4.67%) Apple iOS
6 57 (1.50%) Windows Server
7 51 (1.35%) CentOS
8 48 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (1.11%) Solaris
10 32 (0.84%) HPUX
11 29 (0.77%) Mac OS X
12 27 (0.71%) AIX
13 22 (0.58%) Windows Phone
14 19 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
15 16 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (0.40%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
17 8 (0.21%) Fedora
18 6 (0.16%) Windows 10
19 4 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,943 (51.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1,109 (29.28%) MVC
3 714 (18.85%) TDD
4 618 (16.31%) OO
5 608 (16.05%) Scrum
6 545 (14.39%) Software Engineering
7 541 (14.28%) Continuous Integration
8 535 (14.12%) Web Development
9 533 (14.07%) Test Automation
10 507 (13.38%) DevOps
11 429 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
12 376 (9.93%) SDLC
13 344 (9.08%) BDD
14 334 (8.82%) Microservices
15 330 (8.71%) Unit Testing
16 329 (8.69%) Front End Development
17 318 (8.39%) E-Commerce
18 289 (7.63%) SOA
19 282 (7.44%) OOP
20 235 (6.20%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2,055 (54.25%) JavaScript
2 1,357 (35.82%) Java
3 1,331 (35.14%) SQL
4 1,247 (32.92%) C#
5 529 (13.97%) Python
6 528 (13.94%) PHP
7 264 (6.97%) PowerShell
8 214 (5.65%) T-SQL
9 186 (4.91%) C++
10 178 (4.70%) Java 8
11 168 (4.44%) Ruby
12 150 (3.96%) TypeScript
13 141 (3.72%) Perl
14 134 (3.54%) ES6
15 121 (3.19%) Shell Script
16 119 (3.14%) PL/SQL
17 91 (2.40%) Scala
17 91 (2.40%) VB.NET
18 90 (2.38%) Objective-C
19 86 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 613 (16.18%) Degree
2 203 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 70 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 34 (0.90%) MCSE
6 28 (0.74%) Master's Degree
7 27 (0.71%) PhD
8 26 (0.69%) ISTQB
9 25 (0.66%) MCSA
10 21 (0.55%) ISEB
10 21 (0.55%) Sun Certification
11 20 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
11 20 (0.53%) SC Cleared
12 19 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
14 14 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (0.34%) AWS Certification
16 11 (0.29%) DV Cleared
17 10 (0.26%) HND
18 9 (0.24%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (7.23%) QA
2 33 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (0.69%) SLA
4 25 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.42%) GCP
7 13 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.29%) GDPR
8 11 (0.29%) WCAG
9 10 (0.26%) MiFID
10 8 (0.21%) GAMP
11 5 (0.13%) PMO
11 5 (0.13%) Web Application Security Consortium
12 4 (0.11%) DICOM
12 4 (0.11%) HL7
12 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.11%) SEPA
13 3 (0.079%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.053%) Dodd-Frank
14 2 (0.053%) EMIR
System Software
1 248 (6.55%) Docker
2 52 (1.37%) Hyper-V
3 50 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (1.29%) Active Directory
5 32 (0.84%) HDFS
6 26 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 21 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.34%) Varnish
9 12 (0.32%) VMware NSX
10 11 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (0.24%) iptables
12 8 (0.21%) KVM
12 8 (0.21%) vSphere
13 7 (0.18%) VMware Server
14 6 (0.16%) Apache Flume
15 5 (0.13%) Firmware
15 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 127 (3.35%) Ansible
2 83 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
3 74 (1.95%) Puppet
4 63 (1.66%) Kubernetes
5 51 (1.35%) Terraform
6 26 (0.69%) Kibana
7 22 (0.58%) SCVMM
8 16 (0.42%) Oozie
9 14 (0.37%) logstash
10 12 (0.32%) Perfmon
10 12 (0.32%) SCOrch
10 12 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
10 12 (0.32%) vRealize
11 11 (0.29%) Salt
11 11 (0.29%) SCOM
12 9 (0.24%) Mesos
12 9 (0.24%) Nagios
13 7 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (0.16%) SCCM
15 5 (0.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 578 (15.26%) Microsoft
2 392 (10.35%) Oracle
3 172 (4.54%) Google
4 121 (3.19%) IBM
5 97 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
6 85 (2.24%) Splunk
7 76 (2.01%) VMware
8 66 (1.74%) Adobe
8 66 (1.74%) Xamarin
9 65 (1.72%) Red Hat
9 65 (1.72%) SAP
10 63 (1.66%) Apple
11 61 (1.61%) Capita
12 59 (1.56%) Atlassian
13 56 (1.48%) Sitecore
14 47 (1.24%) Cisco
14 47 (1.24%) Zend
15 44 (1.16%) AppDynamics
16 43 (1.14%) MuleSoft
17 39 (1.03%) Talend