Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
UK
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 152 147
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 +23
Permanent jobs citing JSON 3,704 3,804 4,715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.16% 2.25% 2.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.28% 5.55% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,985 3,164 4,040
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £75,600 £71,250 £71,250
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 70,096 68,546 77,753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.82% 40.57% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 58,662 58,277 67,044
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -9 3,432 £50,000 +5.26% 557
UK excluding London -1 2,336 £45,000 +5.88% 399
London -23 1,298 £62,500 +8.70% 206
South East +36 830 £45,000 - 87
North of England -9 529 £45,000 +12.50% 94
Midlands +13 341 £41,800 +11.47% 86
North West -1 303 £47,500 +11.76% 65
East of England -38 223 £46,250 +2.78% 27
South West -71 219 £41,875 -6.94% 57
West Midlands +14 215 £42,500 +21.43% 53
Yorkshire -22 183 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Scotland -11 147 £44,000 -7.37% 27
East Midlands +31 126 £41,800 -7.11% 33
North East +5 44 £46,750 +33.57% 12
Northern Ireland +8 26 £40,000 +6.67% 11
Wales -2 22 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Isle of Man - 2 £39,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2,074 (55.99%) JavaScript
2 1,938 (52.32%) Agile Software Development
3 1,829 (49.38%) HTML
4 1,784 (48.16%) XML
5 1,609 (43.44%) CSS
6 1,329 (35.88%) Java
7 1,293 (34.91%) REST
8 1,266 (34.18%) SQL
9 1,214 (32.78%) C#
10 1,199 (32.37%) .NET
11 1,151 (31.07%) Web Services
12 1,121 (30.26%) MVC
13 961 (25.94%) Git (software)
14 905 (24.43%) jQuery
15 895 (24.16%) AngularJS
16 876 (23.65%) HTML5
17 841 (22.71%) SOAP
18 823 (22.22%) SQL Server
19 692 (18.68%) RESTful
20 684 (18.47%) TDD
21 671 (18.12%) ASP.NET
22 659 (17.79%) Finance
23 657 (17.74%) Scrum
24 645 (17.41%) OO
24 645 (17.41%) Ajax
25 603 (16.28%) CSS3
26 594 (16.04%) Microsoft
27 581 (15.69%) Linux
28 576 (15.55%) MySQL
29 574 (15.50%) Amazon AWS

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
1 192 (5.18%) Tomcat
2 171 (4.62%) CMS
3 170 (4.59%) Apache
4 156 (4.21%) Confluence
5 126 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
6 123 (3.32%) SharePoint
7 115 (3.10%) JBoss
8 108 (2.92%) IIS
9 103 (2.78%) WebSphere
10 88 (2.38%) Mule
11 77 (2.08%) WordPress
12 72 (1.94%) Drupal
13 71 (1.92%) Umbraco
14 62 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 59 (1.59%) WebLogic
16 58 (1.57%) Apache Spark
17 52 (1.40%) Apache Solr
18 50 (1.35%) EPiServer
19 44 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
20 42 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 60 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (1.13%) Photoshop
3 39 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 33 (0.89%) Chatbot
5 28 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
6 23 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 21 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.11%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.081%) GIMP
10 3 (0.081%) InDesign
11 2 (0.054%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.054%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.054%) FrameMaker
11 2 (0.054%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.054%) Revit
11 2 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.027%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.027%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.027%) Maya
Business Applications
1 47 (1.27%) Magento
2 39 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
3 23 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (0.49%) MetaTrader
5 14 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
6 10 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 9 (0.24%) NetSuite
8 8 (0.22%) Summit
9 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.13%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.11%) Shopify
10 4 (0.11%) WebTrends
11 3 (0.081%) BusinessWorks
11 3 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.054%) Fredhopper
12 2 (0.054%) SAP Hybris
13 1 (0.027%) Elite 3E
13 1 (0.027%) Oracle Cash Management
13 1 (0.027%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 574 (15.50%) Amazon AWS
2 505 (13.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 145 (3.91%) SaaS
4 142 (3.83%) GitHub
5 132 (3.56%) PaaS
6 119 (3.21%) IaaS
7 99 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
8 82 (2.21%) npm
9 81 (2.19%) Serverless
10 67 (1.81%) Office 365
11 55 (1.48%) Slack
12 44 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
12 44 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
13 41 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
14 34 (0.92%) IBM Cloud
15 33 (0.89%) NuGet
16 32 (0.86%) Amazon S3
16 32 (0.86%) Bluemix
17 31 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
17 31 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 248 (6.70%) HTTP
2 144 (3.89%) Internet
3 70 (1.89%) SSL
4 69 (1.86%) Firewall
5 53 (1.43%) DNS
6 46 (1.24%) SMS
7 42 (1.13%) TCP/IP
8 39 (1.05%) VPN
9 37 (1.00%) WAN
10 34 (0.92%) Network Security
11 31 (0.84%) LAN
12 30 (0.81%) Intranet
13 21 (0.57%) HTTPS
14 20 (0.54%) SAN
15 19 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
16 18 (0.49%) NetScaler
17 15 (0.40%) AMQP
18 11 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
19 10 (0.27%) BGP
19 10 (0.27%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 823 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 576 (15.55%) MySQL
3 363 (9.80%) Relational Database
4 341 (9.21%) NoSQL
5 241 (6.51%) MongoDB
6 175 (4.72%) Big Data
7 145 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
7 145 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
8 125 (3.37%) RDBMS
9 102 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 97 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 92 (2.48%) Hadoop
12 76 (2.05%) Redis
13 71 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
14 63 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
15 50 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 49 (1.32%) Oracle Database
17 46 (1.24%) HBase
18 37 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 37 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 961 (25.94%) Git (software)
2 391 (10.56%) JIRA
3 376 (10.15%) Jenkins
4 281 (7.59%) Visual Studio
5 272 (7.34%) Maven
6 264 (7.13%) Selenium
7 253 (6.83%) Subversion
8 242 (6.53%) JUnit
9 217 (5.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 116 (3.13%) Cucumber
11 115 (3.10%) Eclipse
12 107 (2.89%) Jasmine
13 106 (2.86%) Ant
14 101 (2.73%) gulp
15 99 (2.67%) webpack
16 97 (2.62%) Gradle
17 94 (2.54%) NUnit
18 88 (2.38%) Babel
19 85 (2.29%) Grunt
20 84 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 659 (17.79%) Finance
2 214 (5.78%) Retail
3 197 (5.32%) Banking
4 184 (4.97%) Marketing
5 123 (3.32%) Advertising
6 119 (3.21%) Games
7 98 (2.65%) Telecoms
8 66 (1.78%) Manufacturing
9 49 (1.32%) Publishing
10 46 (1.24%) Electronics
11 43 (1.16%) Legal
12 41 (1.11%) Investment Banking
13 38 (1.03%) Law
14 32 (0.86%) Back Office
15 23 (0.62%) Automotive
15 23 (0.62%) Billing
16 17 (0.46%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.40%) Multimedia
18 13 (0.35%) Front Office
19 10 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,505 (67.63%) Developer
2 506 (13.66%) Java Developer
3 479 (12.93%) .NET Developer
4 460 (12.42%) Senior Developer
5 442 (11.93%) C# Developer
6 315 (8.50%) Software Developer
7 311 (8.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 271 (7.32%) Architect
9 231 (6.24%) JavaScript Developer
10 228 (6.16%) PHP Developer
11 223 (6.02%) Software Engineer
12 221 (5.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 202 (5.45%) Web Developer
14 186 (5.02%) Full Stack Developer
15 156 (4.21%) Senior Java Developer
16 153 (4.13%) Lead Developer
17 145 (3.91%) C# Software Developer
18 125 (3.37%) .NET Software Developer
19 114 (3.08%) ASP.NET Developer
20 111 (3.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,829 (49.38%) HTML
2 1,784 (48.16%) XML
3 1,609 (43.44%) CSS
4 1,293 (34.91%) REST
5 1,199 (32.37%) .NET
6 1,151 (31.07%) Web Services
7 905 (24.43%) jQuery
8 895 (24.16%) AngularJS
9 876 (23.65%) HTML5
10 841 (22.71%) SOAP
11 692 (18.68%) RESTful
12 671 (18.12%) ASP.NET
13 645 (17.41%) Ajax
14 603 (16.28%) CSS3
15 541 (14.61%) Spring
16 471 (12.72%) React
17 431 (11.64%) Node.js
18 418 (11.29%) ASP.NET Web API
19 400 (10.80%) .NET Framework
20 360 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 376 (10.15%) Computer Science
2 341 (9.21%) User Experience
3 285 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 203 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 165 (4.45%) Greenfield Project
6 154 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
7 128 (3.46%) Fintech
8 91 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
9 81 (2.19%) Data Centre
10 75 (2.02%) Data Structures
11 58 (1.57%) Algorithms
12 51 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
12 51 (1.38%) Public Cloud
13 35 (0.94%) Private Cloud
14 31 (0.84%) DataPower
15 30 (0.81%) Replication
16 29 (0.78%) Driving Licence
16 29 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
16 29 (0.78%) Management Information System
17 27 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 581 (15.69%) Linux
2 413 (11.15%) Windows
3 232 (6.26%) Unix
4 225 (6.07%) Android
5 158 (4.27%) Apple iOS
6 64 (1.73%) Windows Server
7 46 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 45 (1.21%) CentOS
9 40 (1.08%) Solaris
10 30 (0.81%) HPUX
10 30 (0.81%) Mac OS X
11 23 (0.62%) AIX
12 21 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (0.54%) Windows Phone
14 19 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
15 15 (0.40%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.27%) Windows 10
17 9 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
18 8 (0.22%) Fedora
18 8 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,938 (52.32%) Agile Software Development
2 1,121 (30.26%) MVC
3 684 (18.47%) TDD
4 657 (17.74%) Scrum
5 645 (17.41%) OO
6 527 (14.23%) Web Development
7 525 (14.17%) Test Automation
8 511 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
9 505 (13.63%) Software Engineering
10 458 (12.37%) DevOps
11 389 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
12 361 (9.75%) SDLC
13 331 (8.94%) E-Commerce
14 327 (8.83%) Front End Development
15 303 (8.18%) Unit Testing
16 295 (7.96%) BDD
17 279 (7.53%) SOA
18 267 (7.21%) OOP
19 264 (7.13%) Microservices
20 232 (6.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2,074 (55.99%) JavaScript
2 1,329 (35.88%) Java
3 1,266 (34.18%) SQL
4 1,214 (32.78%) C#
5 509 (13.74%) Python
6 494 (13.34%) PHP
7 258 (6.97%) PowerShell
8 217 (5.86%) T-SQL
9 159 (4.29%) C++
10 156 (4.21%) Ruby
11 154 (4.16%) Java 8
12 144 (3.89%) TypeScript
13 136 (3.67%) Perl
14 120 (3.24%) ES6
15 117 (3.16%) Scala
16 109 (2.94%) Shell Script
17 106 (2.86%) VB.NET
18 96 (2.59%) PL/SQL
19 75 (2.02%) Bash Shell
19 75 (2.02%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 552 (14.90%) Degree
2 189 (5.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 86 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 61 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 51 (1.38%) Master's Degree
6 48 (1.30%) MCSE
7 32 (0.86%) MCSA
8 31 (0.84%) ISTQB
9 26 (0.70%) SC Cleared
10 25 (0.67%) ISEB
11 24 (0.65%) PhD
11 24 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
12 19 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
12 19 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (0.43%) MCSD
13 16 (0.43%) Sun Certification
14 11 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
15 10 (0.27%) HND
16 8 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (6.29%) QA
2 42 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.57%) SLA
5 20 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.40%) MiFID
7 12 (0.32%) GDPR
7 12 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.30%) GCP
9 10 (0.27%) PMO
9 10 (0.27%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 8 (0.22%) GAMP
10 8 (0.22%) WCAG
11 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.081%) HL7
12 3 (0.081%) PA-DSS
13 2 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.054%) EMIR
13 2 (0.054%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.027%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 208 (5.62%) Docker
2 57 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 45 (1.21%) Hyper-V
4 37 (1.00%) HDFS
5 27 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 15 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.24%) iptables
10 8 (0.22%) vSphere
11 7 (0.19%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.16%) Apache Flume
12 6 (0.16%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.13%) KVM
14 4 (0.11%) VMware NSX
15 2 (0.054%) NFS
16 1 (0.027%) Firmware
16 1 (0.027%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.027%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 133 (3.59%) Ansible
2 88 (2.38%) Puppet
3 82 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (1.16%) Kubernetes
5 40 (1.08%) Terraform
6 31 (0.84%) Kibana
7 22 (0.59%) logstash
8 21 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
9 18 (0.49%) Perfmon
10 16 (0.43%) Oozie
11 11 (0.30%) Nagios
12 10 (0.27%) Salt
12 10 (0.27%) SCOM
13 9 (0.24%) Mesos
14 8 (0.22%) Plesk
14 8 (0.22%) SCVMM
15 6 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
15 6 (0.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 4 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 594 (16.04%) Microsoft
2 413 (11.15%) Oracle
3 161 (4.35%) Google
4 121 (3.27%) IBM
5 105 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
6 89 (2.40%) Splunk
7 72 (1.94%) VMware
8 65 (1.75%) SAP
9 58 (1.57%) Capita
9 58 (1.57%) Red Hat
10 57 (1.54%) Adobe
11 53 (1.43%) Apple
12 51 (1.38%) Xamarin
12 51 (1.38%) Zend
13 50 (1.35%) WorldPay
14 46 (1.24%) AppDynamics
15 45 (1.21%) Cisco
15 45 (1.21%) MuleSoft
15 45 (1.21%) Tableau
16 44 (1.19%) TIBCO