Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 164 164
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -8
Permanent jobs citing JSON 3,374 4,009 4,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.08% 2.22% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.24% 5.54% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,707 3,303 3,487
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%

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 64,441 72,352 74,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.80% 40.13% 39.08%
Number of salaries quoted 53,234 60,095 64,421
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for JSON in the UK

JSON
Top 16 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 17 November 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 -7 3,077 £52,500 +10.53% 645
UK excluding London -8 2,023 £45,000 +2.27% 481
London +6 1,286 £65,000 +13.04% 209
South East +7 616 £47,500 -5.00% 132
North of England -39 387 £45,000 +5.88% 126
Midlands 0 318 £47,943 +27.85% 77
East of England -10 244 £55,000 +22.22% 37
North West -54 239 £45,000 +5.88% 66
South West -50 229 £42,500 - 64
West Midlands -3 177 £47,500 +30.14% 31
East Midlands +21 141 £50,000 +25.00% 45
Scotland -14 134 £46,500 -7.00% 34
Yorkshire +1 105 £45,000 +5.88% 44
Wales +46 74 £37,500 -6.25% 6
North East +11 44 £45,000 +28.57% 16
Northern Ireland -1 26 £52,500 +34.62% 5

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 1,794 (53.17%) JavaScript
2 1,678 (49.73%) Agile Software Development
3 1,628 (48.25%) XML
4 1,562 (46.30%) HTML
5 1,346 (39.89%) CSS
6 1,329 (39.39%) SQL
7 1,223 (36.25%) C#
8 1,211 (35.89%) .NET
9 1,189 (35.24%) REST
10 1,187 (35.18%) Java
11 1,012 (29.99%) Web Services
12 966 (28.63%) Git (software)
13 878 (26.02%) MVC
14 832 (24.66%) SQL Server
15 792 (23.47%) jQuery
16 751 (22.26%) AngularJS
17 743 (22.02%) SOAP
18 737 (21.84%) HTML5
19 685 (20.30%) TDD
20 681 (20.18%) RESTful
21 663 (19.65%) Finance
22 584 (17.31%) Test Automation
23 572 (16.95%) Scrum
24 565 (16.75%) Microsoft Azure
25 527 (15.62%) Continuous Integration
26 526 (15.59%) Microsoft
27 519 (15.38%) Software Engineering
28 515 (15.26%) Linux
29 506 (15.00%) Web Development
30 496 (14.70%) ASP.NET

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 (5.69%) CMS
2 189 (5.60%) Confluence
3 172 (5.10%) IIS
4 158 (4.68%) Apache
5 132 (3.91%) Tomcat
6 121 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
7 108 (3.20%) SharePoint
8 95 (2.82%) Apache Spark
9 82 (2.43%) JBoss
10 72 (2.13%) WebSphere
11 53 (1.57%) nginx
12 49 (1.45%) WordPress
13 47 (1.39%) WebLogic
14 44 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
15 42 (1.24%) Mule
16 35 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
17 34 (1.01%) Umbraco
18 32 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 29 (0.86%) Apache Solr
19 29 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 62 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (1.04%) Photoshop
3 19 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.33%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.089%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.030%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 67 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.68%) Magento
3 17 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (0.15%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.12%) Scribe Insight
7 4 (0.12%) Shopify
7 4 (0.12%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
8 3 (0.089%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.089%) SAP FI-CA
8 3 (0.089%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.089%) SAP PSCD
9 2 (0.059%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.059%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.059%) ScheduALL
10 1 (0.030%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 565 (16.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 482 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 155 (4.59%) SaaS
4 142 (4.21%) GitHub
5 128 (3.79%) npm
6 113 (3.35%) PaaS
7 107 (3.17%) Serverless
8 72 (2.13%) IaaS
9 66 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
10 53 (1.57%) Amazon S3
11 52 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
12 45 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
13 40 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
14 38 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
15 36 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
16 34 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
17 33 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
18 32 (0.95%) Azure Functions
18 32 (0.95%) iPaaS
19 30 (0.89%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 278 (8.24%) HTTP
2 104 (3.08%) Internet
3 61 (1.81%) SSL
4 44 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 33 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
6 31 (0.92%) Bluetooth
6 31 (0.92%) HTTPS
7 26 (0.77%) Firewall
8 22 (0.65%) DNS
9 21 (0.62%) SSH
10 19 (0.56%) Network Security
11 17 (0.50%) VPN
12 16 (0.47%) VSAN
13 15 (0.44%) Wireless
14 14 (0.41%) FTP
15 10 (0.30%) LAN
16 9 (0.27%) Broadband
16 9 (0.27%) SMS
16 9 (0.27%) SMTP
16 9 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 832 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 466 (13.81%) MySQL
3 299 (8.86%) NoSQL
4 297 (8.80%) Relational Database
5 266 (7.88%) MongoDB
6 202 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
7 149 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 142 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 138 (4.09%) Big Data
9 138 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
10 102 (3.02%) Hadoop
11 98 (2.90%) RDBMS
12 88 (2.61%) Azure SQL Database
13 67 (1.99%) Power BI
14 65 (1.93%) Oracle Database
15 59 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 57 (1.69%) Redis
17 56 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
18 47 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
18 47 (1.39%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 966 (28.63%) Git (software)
2 451 (13.37%) Jenkins
3 418 (12.39%) JIRA
4 285 (8.45%) Subversion
5 278 (8.24%) Visual Studio
6 265 (7.85%) Selenium
7 238 (7.05%) Maven
8 231 (6.85%) JUnit
9 222 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 200 (5.93%) Cucumber
11 152 (4.51%) NUnit
12 120 (3.56%) TeamCity
13 116 (3.44%) Gradle
14 114 (3.38%) SpecFlow
15 94 (2.79%) Eclipse
16 86 (2.55%) Bitbucket
16 86 (2.55%) gulp
17 83 (2.46%) webpack
18 81 (2.40%) Grunt
18 81 (2.40%) Jasmine
General
1 663 (19.65%) Finance
2 256 (7.59%) Banking
3 200 (5.93%) Retail
4 131 (3.88%) Marketing
5 103 (3.05%) Games
6 84 (2.49%) Advertising
7 67 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 55 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 53 (1.57%) Back Office
10 39 (1.16%) Investment Banking
10 39 (1.16%) Law
11 37 (1.10%) Legal
12 34 (1.01%) Publishing
13 33 (0.98%) Electronics
14 30 (0.89%) Automotive
15 23 (0.68%) Retail Finance
16 20 (0.59%) Retail Banking
17 12 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.30%) Financial Institution
19 9 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2,166 (64.20%) Developer
2 433 (12.83%) .NET Developer
3 388 (11.50%) Senior Developer
4 378 (11.20%) Java Developer
5 355 (10.52%) C# Developer
6 282 (8.36%) Software Developer
7 258 (7.65%) Architect
8 256 (7.59%) Software Engineer
9 214 (6.34%) C# .NET Developer
10 197 (5.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 177 (5.25%) Web Developer
12 171 (5.07%) Full Stack Developer
13 164 (4.86%) JavaScript Developer
14 154 (4.56%) Analyst
14 154 (4.56%) PHP Developer
15 149 (4.42%) Lead Developer
16 114 (3.38%) .NET Software Developer
17 106 (3.14%) C# Software Developer
18 96 (2.85%) SQL Developer
19 95 (2.82%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,628 (48.25%) XML
2 1,562 (46.30%) HTML
3 1,346 (39.89%) CSS
4 1,211 (35.89%) .NET
5 1,189 (35.24%) REST
6 1,012 (29.99%) Web Services
7 792 (23.47%) jQuery
8 751 (22.26%) AngularJS
9 743 (22.02%) SOAP
10 737 (21.84%) HTML5
11 681 (20.18%) RESTful
12 496 (14.70%) ASP.NET
13 448 (13.28%) Spring
14 446 (13.22%) CSS3
15 417 (12.36%) Ajax
16 372 (11.03%) Node.js
17 369 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web API
18 358 (10.61%) React
19 297 (8.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 264 (7.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 348 (10.31%) User Experience
2 248 (7.35%) Computer Science
3 227 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 226 (6.70%) Mobile App
5 131 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
6 129 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
7 120 (3.56%) Fintech
8 109 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
9 102 (3.02%) Data Structures
10 69 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
11 56 (1.66%) Management Information System
12 51 (1.51%) Algorithms
13 48 (1.42%) Social Media
14 42 (1.24%) Enterprise Cloud
15 40 (1.19%) Virtual Team
16 39 (1.16%) Data Centre
17 37 (1.10%) Public Cloud
18 35 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
19 31 (0.92%) Reference Data
20 25 (0.74%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 515 (15.26%) Linux
2 394 (11.68%) Windows
3 254 (7.53%) Android
4 219 (6.49%) Apple iOS
5 179 (5.31%) Unix
6 66 (1.96%) Windows Server
7 26 (0.77%) CentOS
7 26 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 18 (0.53%) Solaris
9 18 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (0.50%) Windows 10
10 17 (0.50%) Windows 7
10 17 (0.50%) Windows 8
11 16 (0.47%) Mac OS
12 15 (0.44%) AIX
12 15 (0.44%) HPUX
12 15 (0.44%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,678 (49.73%) Agile Software Development
2 878 (26.02%) MVC
3 685 (20.30%) TDD
4 584 (17.31%) Test Automation
5 572 (16.95%) Scrum
6 527 (15.62%) Continuous Integration
7 519 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 506 (15.00%) Web Development
9 493 (14.61%) OO
10 423 (12.54%) BDD
11 412 (12.21%) DevOps
12 373 (11.06%) Microservices
13 362 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
14 355 (10.52%) SDLC
15 326 (9.66%) Front End Development
16 281 (8.33%) Unit Testing
17 264 (7.82%) E-Commerce
18 254 (7.53%) Open Source
19 227 (6.73%) Analytics
20 222 (6.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,794 (53.17%) JavaScript
2 1,329 (39.39%) SQL
3 1,223 (36.25%) C#
4 1,187 (35.18%) Java
5 444 (13.16%) Python
6 409 (12.12%) PHP
7 259 (7.68%) PowerShell
8 198 (5.87%) T-SQL
9 185 (5.48%) C++
10 147 (4.36%) ES6
11 138 (4.09%) PL/SQL
11 138 (4.09%) TypeScript
12 127 (3.76%) Java 8
13 119 (3.53%) Shell Script
14 112 (3.32%) C
15 111 (3.29%) Bash Shell
16 108 (3.20%) Ruby
17 93 (2.76%) Perl
18 81 (2.40%) VB.NET
19 78 (2.31%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 451 (13.37%) Degree
2 125 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 71 (2.10%) Security Cleared
4 56 (1.66%) SC Cleared
5 34 (1.01%) ISTQB
6 18 (0.53%) AWS Certification
6 18 (0.53%) ISEB
7 15 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.41%) Master's Degree
8 14 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (0.36%) CISSP
9 12 (0.36%) DBS Check
10 11 (0.33%) PhD
11 9 (0.27%) MCSA
11 9 (0.27%) MCSE
11 9 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
12 7 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.18%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 366 (10.85%) QA
2 44 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 25 (0.74%) GDPR
4 12 (0.36%) SLA
5 10 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.24%) PMO
7 7 (0.21%) DICOM
7 7 (0.21%) MiFID
8 6 (0.18%) WCAG
9 5 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.12%) SEPA
11 3 (0.089%) HL7
11 3 (0.089%) IFRS
11 3 (0.089%) IFRS 9
11 3 (0.089%) SNOMED CT
12 2 (0.059%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.059%) Web Application Security Consortium
13 1 (0.030%) GPG13
13 1 (0.030%) PSD2
System Software
1 279 (8.27%) Docker
2 109 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 61 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (1.42%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.56%) Firmware
7 16 (0.47%) VMware NSX
8 15 (0.44%) HDFS
9 14 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 13 (0.39%) Varnish
11 11 (0.33%) LXC
11 11 (0.33%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.21%) KVM
12 7 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.18%) Xen
13 6 (0.18%) XenApp
13 6 (0.18%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 89 (2.64%) Kubernetes
2 71 (2.10%) Ansible
3 68 (2.02%) Puppet
4 64 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
5 56 (1.66%) Terraform
6 25 (0.74%) SCVMM
7 20 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (0.50%) Kibana
8 17 (0.50%) vRealize
9 16 (0.47%) SCOrch
10 15 (0.44%) Nagios
11 12 (0.36%) Salt
12 11 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
13 10 (0.30%) HP ALM
14 9 (0.27%) Packer
15 8 (0.24%) Oozie
16 6 (0.18%) FortiGate
16 6 (0.18%) SCCM
17 5 (0.15%) Backup Exec
17 5 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 526 (15.59%) Microsoft
2 353 (10.46%) Oracle
3 127 (3.76%) Google
4 87 (2.58%) IBM
5 80 (2.37%) VMware
6 74 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
7 63 (1.87%) SAP
8 61 (1.81%) Splunk
9 59 (1.75%) Adobe
10 57 (1.69%) Red Hat
11 56 (1.66%) Atlassian
11 56 (1.66%) Tableau
12 52 (1.54%) Sitecore
13 51 (1.51%) Xamarin
14 43 (1.27%) Apple
15 35 (1.04%) MuleSoft
16 32 (0.95%) Talend
17 31 (0.92%) Twitter
18 30 (0.89%) Cisco
19 29 (0.86%) TIBCO