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

JSON
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 155 158
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +18
Permanent jobs citing JSON 3,578 4,116 4,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.15% 2.33% 2.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.33% 5.78% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,893 3,350 3,724
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 67,101 71,239 75,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.30% 40.32% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 55,588 58,948 65,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £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 September 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 September 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 -5 3,294 £52,225 +9.95% 626
UK excluding London -6 2,182 £45,000 - 470
London -4 1,331 £65,000 +10.17% 202
South East +20 722 £45,000 -5.26% 132
North of England -37 421 £45,000 +5.88% 110
Midlands +40 369 £45,000 +20.00% 63
North West -40 273 £45,000 +5.88% 65
West Midlands +33 239 £45,000 +28.57% 23
East of England -36 231 £48,000 +6.67% 50
South West -58 222 £40,000 -5.88% 70
East Midlands +27 130 £47,500 +5.56% 40
Scotland -35 117 £42,000 -16.00% 22
Yorkshire -27 107 £45,000 +12.50% 35
Wales +42 70 £37,500 -6.25% 10
North East +16 41 £45,000 +35.34% 10
Northern Ireland +8 30 £40,000 +6.67% 14
Isle of Man - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1,891 (52.85%) JavaScript
2 1,788 (49.97%) Agile Software Development
3 1,721 (48.10%) XML
4 1,649 (46.09%) HTML
5 1,452 (40.58%) CSS
6 1,343 (37.53%) SQL
7 1,285 (35.91%) Java
8 1,266 (35.38%) REST
9 1,221 (34.13%) C#
10 1,211 (33.85%) .NET
11 1,086 (30.35%) Web Services
12 1,012 (28.28%) Git (software)
13 954 (26.66%) MVC
14 837 (23.39%) jQuery
15 814 (22.75%) SQL Server
16 807 (22.55%) AngularJS
17 786 (21.97%) HTML5
18 777 (21.72%) SOAP
19 721 (20.15%) TDD
20 700 (19.56%) RESTful
21 686 (19.17%) Finance
22 582 (16.27%) Microsoft Azure
23 564 (15.76%) Scrum
24 557 (15.57%) ASP.NET
25 549 (15.34%) Microsoft
26 545 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
26 545 (15.23%) Test Automation
27 541 (15.12%) Software Engineering
28 533 (14.90%) OO
29 529 (14.78%) Linux

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
1 224 (6.26%) CMS
2 181 (5.06%) Confluence
3 164 (4.58%) IIS
4 158 (4.42%) Tomcat
5 156 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
6 125 (3.49%) Apache
7 110 (3.07%) SharePoint
8 104 (2.91%) JBoss
9 95 (2.66%) Apache Spark
10 83 (2.32%) WebSphere
11 73 (2.04%) WordPress
12 61 (1.70%) Mule
13 60 (1.68%) WebLogic
14 48 (1.34%) nginx
15 47 (1.31%) Cloud Foundry
16 37 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 37 (1.03%) Drupal
16 37 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 36 (1.01%) EPiServer
18 35 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 72 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 36 (1.01%) Photoshop
4 20 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
5 18 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (0.45%) Chatbot
7 12 (0.34%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.028%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.028%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.028%) Maya
10 1 (0.028%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 49 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.89%) Magento
3 22 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.17%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.14%) MetaTrader
9 5 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
9 5 (0.14%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.11%) Scribe Insight
10 4 (0.11%) Shopify
11 3 (0.084%) SAP Business One
12 2 (0.056%) BusinessWorks
12 2 (0.056%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 2 (0.056%) SAP FI-CA
12 2 (0.056%) SAP GRC
12 2 (0.056%) SAP PSCD
13 1 (0.028%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 582 (16.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 525 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
3 146 (4.08%) SaaS
4 125 (3.49%) PaaS
5 117 (3.27%) Serverless
6 116 (3.24%) GitHub
6 116 (3.24%) npm
7 94 (2.63%) IaaS
8 71 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
9 62 (1.73%) Amazon S3
10 61 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
11 46 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
12 41 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
13 38 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
14 35 (0.98%) Office 365
15 34 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
16 33 (0.92%) NuGet
17 32 (0.89%) Azure Functions
18 31 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
19 26 (0.73%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 265 (7.41%) HTTP
2 129 (3.61%) Internet
3 69 (1.93%) SSL
4 45 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 39 (1.09%) Firewall
6 34 (0.95%) DNS
7 28 (0.78%) Bluetooth
7 28 (0.78%) SMS
8 27 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
9 26 (0.73%) VPN
10 22 (0.61%) HTTPS
11 21 (0.59%) WAN
12 19 (0.53%) LAN
13 18 (0.50%) SSH
14 16 (0.45%) Network Security
14 16 (0.45%) VSAN
15 15 (0.42%) AMQP
15 15 (0.42%) Wireless
16 13 (0.36%) BGP
17 12 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 814 (22.75%) SQL Server
2 511 (14.28%) MySQL
3 345 (9.64%) NoSQL
4 325 (9.08%) Relational Database
5 265 (7.41%) MongoDB
6 182 (5.09%) Big Data
7 167 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
8 146 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
9 129 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 122 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 118 (3.30%) Hadoop
12 89 (2.49%) RDBMS
13 75 (2.10%) Redis
14 64 (1.79%) Oracle Database
15 61 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
16 55 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
16 55 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
17 54 (1.51%) Power BI
18 53 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 42 (1.17%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1,012 (28.28%) Git (software)
2 404 (11.29%) Jenkins
3 401 (11.21%) JIRA
4 269 (7.52%) Subversion
5 258 (7.21%) Visual Studio
6 249 (6.96%) Maven
7 248 (6.93%) JUnit
8 232 (6.48%) Selenium
8 232 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 171 (4.78%) Cucumber
10 138 (3.86%) NUnit
11 121 (3.38%) TeamCity
12 113 (3.16%) Gradle
13 112 (3.13%) Eclipse
14 108 (3.02%) Jasmine
15 101 (2.82%) SpecFlow
16 94 (2.63%) webpack
17 93 (2.60%) gulp
18 86 (2.40%) Ant
18 86 (2.40%) Grunt
General
1 686 (19.17%) Finance
2 260 (7.27%) Banking
3 232 (6.48%) Retail
4 148 (4.14%) Marketing
5 134 (3.75%) Games
6 92 (2.57%) Advertising
7 72 (2.01%) Telecoms
8 57 (1.59%) Legal
9 49 (1.37%) Back Office
10 48 (1.34%) Law
11 46 (1.29%) Publishing
12 44 (1.23%) Manufacturing
13 38 (1.06%) Investment Banking
14 37 (1.03%) Electronics
15 20 (0.56%) Automotive
16 17 (0.48%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.42%) Retail Finance
18 12 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (0.31%) Multimedia
20 10 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,351 (65.71%) Developer
2 467 (13.05%) .NET Developer
3 436 (12.19%) Senior Developer
4 428 (11.96%) Java Developer
5 376 (10.51%) C# Developer
6 292 (8.16%) Software Developer
7 273 (7.63%) Architect
8 253 (7.07%) Software Engineer
9 242 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 217 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 187 (5.23%) Full Stack Developer
12 184 (5.14%) JavaScript Developer
13 179 (5.00%) PHP Developer
14 169 (4.72%) Lead Developer
15 164 (4.58%) Web Developer
16 140 (3.91%) Analyst
17 126 (3.52%) Senior Java Developer
18 112 (3.13%) .NET Software Developer
19 111 (3.10%) Android Developer
19 111 (3.10%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,721 (48.10%) XML
2 1,649 (46.09%) HTML
3 1,452 (40.58%) CSS
4 1,266 (35.38%) REST
5 1,211 (33.85%) .NET
6 1,086 (30.35%) Web Services
7 837 (23.39%) jQuery
8 807 (22.55%) AngularJS
9 786 (21.97%) HTML5
10 777 (21.72%) SOAP
11 700 (19.56%) RESTful
12 557 (15.57%) ASP.NET
13 528 (14.76%) CSS3
14 481 (13.44%) Ajax
15 466 (13.02%) Spring
16 418 (11.68%) ASP.NET Web API
17 415 (11.60%) Node.js
17 415 (11.60%) React
18 299 (8.36%) .NET Framework
19 298 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 377 (10.54%) User Experience
2 316 (8.83%) Computer Science
3 247 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 232 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
5 156 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
6 147 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
7 127 (3.55%) Fintech
8 113 (3.16%) Data Structures
9 94 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
10 61 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
11 57 (1.59%) Algorithms
12 49 (1.37%) Data Centre
13 40 (1.12%) Public Cloud
14 39 (1.09%) Management Information System
15 37 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
16 29 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
17 28 (0.78%) Client/Server
17 28 (0.78%) Social Media
18 27 (0.75%) Hedge funds
19 26 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 529 (14.78%) Linux
2 400 (11.18%) Windows
3 250 (6.99%) Android
4 211 (5.90%) Unix
5 188 (5.25%) Apple iOS
6 69 (1.93%) Windows Server
7 36 (1.01%) CentOS
8 28 (0.78%) Solaris
9 25 (0.70%) Mac OS X
9 25 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (0.61%) AIX
11 22 (0.61%) HPUX
12 20 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (0.50%) Windows 10
14 17 (0.48%) Windows 7
14 17 (0.48%) Windows 8
15 13 (0.36%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.28%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,788 (49.97%) Agile Software Development
2 954 (26.66%) MVC
3 721 (20.15%) TDD
4 564 (15.76%) Scrum
5 545 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
5 545 (15.23%) Test Automation
6 541 (15.12%) Software Engineering
7 533 (14.90%) OO
8 500 (13.97%) Web Development
9 450 (12.58%) DevOps
10 412 (11.51%) BDD
11 373 (10.42%) Microservices
12 370 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
13 346 (9.67%) SDLC
14 338 (9.45%) Front End Development
15 311 (8.69%) Unit Testing
16 280 (7.83%) E-Commerce
17 260 (7.27%) Open Source
18 251 (7.02%) SOA
19 235 (6.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,891 (52.85%) JavaScript
2 1,343 (37.53%) SQL
3 1,285 (35.91%) Java
4 1,221 (34.13%) C#
5 465 (13.00%) Python
6 454 (12.69%) PHP
7 285 (7.97%) PowerShell
8 207 (5.79%) T-SQL
9 170 (4.75%) C++
10 162 (4.53%) Java 8
11 153 (4.28%) ES6
12 145 (4.05%) Ruby
13 141 (3.94%) TypeScript
14 129 (3.61%) Shell Script
15 128 (3.58%) PL/SQL
16 111 (3.10%) Perl
17 96 (2.68%) C
18 93 (2.60%) Scala
19 90 (2.52%) Objective-C
20 87 (2.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 510 (14.25%) Degree
2 162 (4.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 25 (0.70%) ISTQB
5 24 (0.67%) MCSE
5 24 (0.67%) SC Cleared
6 21 (0.59%) PhD
7 19 (0.53%) ISEB
8 17 (0.48%) MCSA
9 16 (0.45%) AWS Certification
10 15 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
11 12 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (0.31%) DV Cleared
12 11 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.28%) Sun Certification
14 9 (0.25%) HND
14 9 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
15 8 (0.22%) SANS
15 8 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 334 (9.33%) QA
2 27 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.53%) SLA
5 13 (0.36%) GDPR
6 12 (0.34%) MiFID
6 12 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.31%) WCAG
8 9 (0.25%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.20%) DICOM
10 4 (0.11%) HL7
10 4 (0.11%) PMO
10 4 (0.11%) SEPA
11 3 (0.084%) PA-DSS
12 2 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.056%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.056%) Web Application Security Consortium
13 1 (0.028%) GPG13
13 1 (0.028%) OASIS TOSCA
13 1 (0.028%) PSD2
System Software
1 263 (7.35%) Docker
2 88 (2.46%) Active Directory
3 66 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (1.57%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.70%) HDFS
6 22 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 16 (0.45%) VMware NSX
8 13 (0.36%) Varnish
9 12 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (0.31%) LXC
11 9 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.22%) KVM
13 7 (0.20%) Firmware
14 6 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (0.11%) Apache Flume
16 4 (0.11%) VirtualBox
17 3 (0.084%) Xen
18 2 (0.056%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 99 (2.77%) Ansible
2 75 (2.10%) Kubernetes
3 68 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (1.90%) Puppet
4 60 (1.68%) Terraform
5 26 (0.73%) SCVMM
6 20 (0.56%) Kibana
7 16 (0.45%) SCOrch
7 16 (0.45%) vRealize
8 14 (0.39%) Nagios
9 13 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (0.31%) Salt
11 10 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
11 10 (0.28%) Oozie
12 8 (0.22%) logstash
12 8 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
13 7 (0.20%) HP ALM
13 7 (0.20%) Packer
14 6 (0.17%) SCCM
14 6 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 549 (15.34%) Microsoft
2 341 (9.53%) Oracle
3 152 (4.25%) Google
4 93 (2.60%) IBM
5 85 (2.38%) VMware
6 82 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
7 66 (1.84%) SAP
8 63 (1.76%) Sitecore
9 60 (1.68%) Apple
10 59 (1.65%) Atlassian
11 58 (1.62%) Adobe
11 58 (1.62%) Xamarin
12 57 (1.59%) Splunk
13 56 (1.57%) Red Hat
14 43 (1.20%) Zend
15 42 (1.17%) Cisco
16 39 (1.09%) Tableau
17 33 (0.92%) MuleSoft
18 30 (0.84%) Apigee
18 30 (0.84%) Talend