Period
to 22 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 165 179 165
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14 +8
Permanent jobs citing JSON 1,278 2,454 3,253
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.00% 1.95% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.66% 5.01% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,192 1,932 2,730
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,428 £32,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%

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 27,438 49,014 60,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.85% 38.87% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 23,230 40,610 49,776
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +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 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 2021. 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 +3 1,126 £55,000 +2.80% 278
UK excluding London 0 728 £50,000 +7.53% 201
London +17 446 £65,000 +4.00% 105
Work from Home -4 230 £52,500 -16.00% 56
South East +18 221 £55,000 +14.58% 39
South West +23 137 £42,750 +6.88% 23
North of England -26 127 £50,000 - 53
Midlands +72 120 £45,000 -5.26% 32
North West -17 86 £51,250 +2.50% 38
West Midlands +55 68 £50,000 +5.26% 20
East of England +32 57 £50,000 +13.64% 25
Scotland -19 52 £47,500 -5.00% 16
East Midlands +59 50 £37,500 -16.67% 12
Yorkshire -2 40 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Wales +11 18 £34,500 -8.00% 10
Northern Ireland -3 3 £45,000 -10.00% 3
North East +23 1 £35,665 -18.48% 1
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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.

1 613 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 547 (42.80%) JavaScript
3 529 (41.39%) XML
4 477 (37.32%) HTML
5 462 (36.15%) SQL
6 418 (32.71%) .NET
7 401 (31.38%) CSS
8 396 (30.99%) C#
9 380 (29.73%) REST
10 365 (28.56%) DevOps
11 360 (28.17%) RESTful
12 342 (26.76%) Azure
13 332 (25.98%) Java
14 306 (23.94%) Git (software)
15 295 (23.08%) Web Services
16 262 (20.50%) SQL Server
16 262 (20.50%) AWS
17 252 (19.72%) Finance
18 246 (19.25%) Test Automation
19 244 (19.09%) AngularJS
20 242 (18.94%) Microservices
21 227 (17.76%) SOAP
22 211 (16.51%) jQuery
23 203 (15.88%) Scrum
24 193 (15.10%) React
25 191 (14.95%) Python
26 190 (14.87%) ASP.NET
27 187 (14.63%) OO
28 184 (14.40%) Microsoft
29 183 (14.32%) 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 60 (4.69%) Apache
1 60 (4.69%) IIS
2 50 (3.91%) JBoss
3 49 (3.83%) Confluence
4 44 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
5 42 (3.29%) WordPress
6 41 (3.21%) CMS
7 40 (3.13%) Tomcat
8 35 (2.74%) WebSphere
9 33 (2.58%) Red Hat Fuse
10 20 (1.56%) Apache ServiceMix
10 20 (1.56%) Apache Spark
11 18 (1.41%) Drupal
11 18 (1.41%) Joomla!
12 17 (1.33%) WebLogic
13 16 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 15 (1.17%) Mule
15 14 (1.10%) Mule ESB
16 13 (1.02%) EPiServer
17 10 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 33 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.10%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.078%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.078%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 26 (2.03%) Magento
2 23 (1.80%) Payment Gateway
3 18 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.39%) BigMachines
4 5 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.31%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.23%) Shopify
7 2 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.16%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.16%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.16%) SAP FI-CA
7 2 (0.16%) SAP PSCD
7 2 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 1 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.078%) Maximo
8 1 (0.078%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.078%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 342 (26.76%) Azure
2 262 (20.50%) AWS
3 74 (5.79%) SaaS
4 49 (3.83%) GitHub
4 49 (3.83%) npm
5 42 (3.29%) PaaS
6 40 (3.13%) IaaS
7 36 (2.82%) Serverless
8 27 (2.11%) Power Platform
9 26 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
10 24 (1.88%) Boomi
11 23 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
11 23 (1.80%) Office 365
12 21 (1.64%) Azure Functions
13 20 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
13 20 (1.56%) GCP
14 19 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
15 17 (1.33%) Azure Data Factory
16 14 (1.10%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 12 (0.94%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 78 (6.10%) HTTP
2 32 (2.50%) Network Security
3 30 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 25 (1.96%) Firewall
5 19 (1.49%) Internet
6 18 (1.41%) DNS
7 17 (1.33%) SSL
8 12 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
9 11 (0.86%) VPN
10 8 (0.63%) BGP
10 8 (0.63%) LAN
10 8 (0.63%) OSPF
10 8 (0.63%) WAN
11 6 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (0.47%) Wireless
12 4 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.31%) Multicast
12 4 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (20.50%) SQL Server
2 153 (11.97%) MySQL
3 134 (10.49%) NoSQL
4 120 (9.39%) Relational Database
5 116 (9.08%) MongoDB
6 64 (5.01%) PostgreSQL
7 50 (3.91%) Redis
8 39 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 38 (2.97%) Azure SQL Database
10 35 (2.74%) Big Data
11 32 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (2.03%) Hadoop
13 25 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 24 (1.88%) Cosmos DB
15 21 (1.64%) Power BI
16 20 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
18 18 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 17 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
20 16 (1.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 306 (23.94%) Git (software)
2 161 (12.60%) JIRA
3 115 (9.00%) Jenkins
4 102 (7.98%) Selenium
5 60 (4.69%) Visual Studio
6 59 (4.62%) JUnit
7 44 (3.44%) webpack
8 40 (3.13%) Maven
9 35 (2.74%) gulp
10 34 (2.66%) Cucumber
11 31 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 28 (2.19%) SpecFlow
13 27 (2.11%) Cypress.io
14 26 (2.03%) GitLab
14 26 (2.03%) Subversion
15 25 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
16 24 (1.88%) IntelliJ
16 24 (1.88%) Postman
16 24 (1.88%) TeamCity
17 23 (1.80%) NUnit
General
1 252 (19.72%) Finance
2 61 (4.77%) Public Sector
3 56 (4.38%) Marketing
4 48 (3.76%) Banking
5 44 (3.44%) Retail
6 35 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 27 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 26 (2.03%) Electronics
9 24 (1.88%) Law
10 13 (1.02%) Front Office
10 13 (1.02%) Games
10 13 (1.02%) Legal
11 10 (0.78%) Publishing
12 9 (0.70%) Advertising
12 9 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.47%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.47%) Housing Association
13 6 (0.47%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 848 (66.35%) Developer
2 176 (13.77%) Senior Developer
3 143 (11.19%) .NET Developer
3 143 (11.19%) C# Developer
4 104 (8.14%) Software Developer
5 93 (7.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 86 (6.73%) Java Developer
7 78 (6.10%) PHP Developer
8 76 (5.95%) Full Stack Developer
9 73 (5.71%) Architect
10 68 (5.32%) Consultant
11 64 (5.01%) Python Developer
12 56 (4.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 55 (4.30%) Analyst
14 53 (4.15%) Scala Developer
15 49 (3.83%) Software Engineer
16 44 (3.44%) Angular Developer
17 40 (3.13%) .NET Software Developer
18 39 (3.05%) React Developer
19 36 (2.82%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 529 (41.39%) XML
2 477 (37.32%) HTML
3 418 (32.71%) .NET
4 401 (31.38%) CSS
5 380 (29.73%) REST
6 360 (28.17%) RESTful
7 295 (23.08%) Web Services
8 244 (19.09%) AngularJS
9 227 (17.76%) SOAP
10 211 (16.51%) jQuery
11 193 (15.10%) React
12 190 (14.87%) ASP.NET
13 135 (10.56%) .NET Core
14 133 (10.41%) HTML5
15 124 (9.70%) Ajax
15 124 (9.70%) ASP.NET Web API
16 111 (8.69%) .NET Framework
17 108 (8.45%) Spring
18 96 (7.51%) Node.js
19 88 (6.89%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 99 (7.75%) User Experience
2 77 (6.03%) Mobile App
3 51 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
5 48 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
6 46 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
7 31 (2.43%) Public Cloud
8 26 (2.03%) Data Structures
8 26 (2.03%) Virtual Team
9 21 (1.64%) Data Centre
9 21 (1.64%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.33%) NHS
11 15 (1.17%) Algorithms
11 15 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
12 12 (0.94%) Driving Licence
13 11 (0.86%) Cloud Native
14 10 (0.78%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
16 8 (0.63%) Blog
16 8 (0.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 169 (13.22%) Linux
2 135 (10.56%) Windows
3 95 (7.43%) Android
4 75 (5.87%) Apple iOS
5 37 (2.90%) Unix
6 31 (2.43%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.49%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.02%) CentOS
9 11 (0.86%) Windows Server 2016
10 8 (0.63%) Amazon Linux
11 7 (0.55%) Debian
12 6 (0.47%) Fedora
13 5 (0.39%) Solaris
14 4 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.078%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.078%) VMS
15 1 (0.078%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 613 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (28.56%) DevOps
3 246 (19.25%) Test Automation
4 242 (18.94%) Microservices
5 203 (15.88%) Scrum
6 187 (14.63%) OO
7 183 (14.32%) TDD
8 174 (13.62%) MVC
9 165 (12.91%) Software Engineering
10 164 (12.83%) Problem-Solving
11 150 (11.74%) Web Development
12 142 (11.11%) Unit Testing
13 136 (10.64%) Mentoring
14 115 (9.00%) Analytics
15 111 (8.69%) OOP
16 105 (8.22%) BDD
17 99 (7.75%) Computer Science
18 96 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
19 90 (7.04%) Kanban
20 87 (6.81%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 547 (42.80%) JavaScript
2 462 (36.15%) SQL
3 396 (30.99%) C#
4 332 (25.98%) Java
5 191 (14.95%) Python
6 145 (11.35%) PHP
7 120 (9.39%) PowerShell
8 71 (5.56%) Scala
9 66 (5.16%) T-SQL
10 62 (4.85%) TypeScript
11 40 (3.13%) Bash Shell
12 35 (2.74%) C++
13 34 (2.66%) Apple Swift
13 34 (2.66%) C
14 31 (2.43%) PL/SQL
15 27 (2.11%) Apex Code
16 24 (1.88%) SOQL
17 22 (1.72%) ES6
17 22 (1.72%) Kotlin
17 22 (1.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 144 (11.27%) Degree
2 46 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (3.36%) Security Cleared
4 37 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.86%) DBS Check
6 11 (0.86%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.70%) ISEB
7 9 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.47%) MCSA
9 5 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.39%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.39%) PMP
10 4 (0.31%) CCNP
10 4 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.23%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (11.03%) QA
2 21 (1.64%) SLA
3 20 (1.56%) GDPR
4 10 (0.78%) HL7
4 10 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.23%) ISO 20022
7 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.23%) PMO
7 3 (0.23%) PSD2
7 3 (0.23%) TARGET2
8 2 (0.16%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.078%) NIST
9 1 (0.078%) WCAG
System Software
1 112 (8.76%) Docker
2 49 (3.83%) Active Directory
3 30 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.63%) XenApp
7 6 (0.47%) Ceph
7 6 (0.47%) Xen
8 3 (0.23%) Varnish
8 3 (0.23%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.16%) LXC
9 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.078%) HDFS
10 1 (0.078%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.078%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 64 (5.01%) Kubernetes
2 48 (3.76%) Ansible
3 39 (3.05%) Terraform
4 28 (2.19%) Puppet
5 10 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (0.63%) MIIS
6 8 (0.63%) vCenter Server
7 6 (0.47%) Proxmox
8 5 (0.39%) Kibana
9 4 (0.31%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.31%) SCCM
10 3 (0.23%) Grafana
10 3 (0.23%) Graphite
10 3 (0.23%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.23%) SCOM
10 3 (0.23%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.16%) Salt
12 1 (0.078%) logstash
12 1 (0.078%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 184 (14.40%) Microsoft
2 112 (8.76%) Oracle
3 58 (4.54%) IBM
4 51 (3.99%) Salesforce.com
5 41 (3.21%) Google
6 40 (3.13%) MuleSoft
7 37 (2.90%) SAP
8 35 (2.74%) VMware
9 33 (2.58%) Red Hat
10 30 (2.35%) Xamarin
11 27 (2.11%) Adobe
12 26 (2.03%) Dell
13 20 (1.56%) TIBCO
13 20 (1.56%) UiPath
13 20 (1.56%) WSO2
14 19 (1.49%) Apple
15 17 (1.33%) Citrix
16 14 (1.10%) Atlassian
17 13 (1.02%) Cisco
18 11 (0.86%) Splunk