Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 134 131
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 +11
Permanent jobs citing JSON 214 207 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.20% 2.11% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.32% 5.75% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 171 199 217
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,917 £22,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £53,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,387 3,598 3,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 34.85% 36.74% 33.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,761 3,171 3,388
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing JSON as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for JSON in the West Midlands

JSON
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JSON in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for JSON in the West Midlands

JSON
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for JSON in the West Midlands

JSON
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 April 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
Birmingham +41 88 £51,750 +13.74% 9
Worcestershire +22 33 £43,086 +72.34% 6
Warwickshire +4 31 £40,000 +14.29% 6
Shropshire -9 13 £40,000 +14.29% 7
Coventry -5 12 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Staffordshire -14 12 £35,000 -6.67% 10
Solihull +12 5 £22,500 -25.00% 2
Wolverhampton -19 4 - - 1
Herefordshire -1 1 £22,500 -6.25%
Halesowen - 1 £45,000 - 1
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JSON.

1 115 (53.74%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (47.20%) JavaScript
3 97 (45.33%) C#
4 85 (39.72%) CSS
5 83 (38.79%) HTML
6 79 (36.92%) .NET
7 77 (35.98%) REST
8 70 (32.71%) XML
9 69 (32.24%) SQL
10 64 (29.91%) Java
10 64 (29.91%) Web Services
11 51 (23.83%) Degree
12 48 (22.43%) HTML5
12 48 (22.43%) AngularJS
13 45 (21.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 45 (21.03%) Microsoft
14 44 (20.56%) SQL Server
14 44 (20.56%) jQuery
15 42 (19.63%) SOAP
16 40 (18.69%) Finance
16 40 (18.69%) Git (software)
17 39 (18.22%) MVC
18 37 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
18 37 (17.29%) Computer Science
18 37 (17.29%) Entity Framework
19 36 (16.82%) RESTful
20 34 (15.89%) Test Automation
21 33 (15.42%) LINQ
22 31 (14.49%) Scrum
22 31 (14.49%) Relational Database

JSON
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 17 (7.94%) CMS
2 14 (6.54%) Apache
3 11 (5.14%) Apache Solr
4 10 (4.67%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.21%) Confluence
6 8 (3.74%) IIS
6 8 (3.74%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (2.80%) WordPress
8 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.93%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.47%) JBoss
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (5.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (4.67%) Chatbot
2 10 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Magento
1 3 (1.40%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.14%) Boomi
3 8 (3.74%) Serverless
4 7 (3.27%) IaaS
4 7 (3.27%) SaaS
5 6 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.93%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.47%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.47%) npm
7 1 (0.47%) PaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.14%) HTTP
2 10 (4.67%) Internet
3 6 (2.80%) Firewall
3 6 (2.80%) SSL
4 4 (1.87%) VPN
5 3 (1.40%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.93%) ATM
6 2 (0.93%) DNS
6 2 (0.93%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.93%) LAN
6 2 (0.93%) WAN
7 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.49%) Relational Database
3 22 (10.28%) MySQL
3 22 (10.28%) NoSQL
4 21 (9.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (6.07%) Hazelcast
6 12 (5.61%) Big Data
7 10 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (4.21%) MongoDB
9 7 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.80%) DTS
11 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.93%) SQLite
13 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.47%) MarkLogic
13 1 (0.47%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (18.69%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.28%) Subversion
2 22 (10.28%) webpack
3 21 (9.81%) Jasmine
3 21 (9.81%) Karma Test Runner
3 21 (9.81%) PhantomJS
4 18 (8.41%) Selenium
5 17 (7.94%) Cucumber
6 12 (5.61%) JIRA
7 11 (5.14%) Visual Studio
7 11 (5.14%) WebDriver
8 10 (4.67%) Robot Framework
9 9 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (3.74%) JUnit
10 8 (3.74%) Mercurial
10 8 (3.74%) Toad
11 7 (3.27%) Zephyr
12 5 (2.34%) Maven
13 3 (1.40%) Gradle
13 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (18.69%) Finance
2 16 (7.48%) Retail
3 8 (3.74%) Games
4 5 (2.34%) Automotive
4 5 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.87%) Advertising
6 3 (1.40%) Banking
6 3 (1.40%) Law
6 3 (1.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 152 (71.03%) Developer
2 44 (20.56%) C# Developer
3 42 (19.63%) Senior Developer
4 28 (13.08%) Java Developer
4 28 (13.08%) Software Developer
5 27 (12.62%) .NET Developer
6 18 (8.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (8.41%) Senior C# Developer
7 14 (6.54%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (5.61%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (5.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (5.14%) Integration Specialist
10 10 (4.67%) Junior
10 10 (4.67%) Junior Developer
10 10 (4.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 10 (4.67%) Senior Test Engineer
10 10 (4.67%) Team Leader
10 10 (4.67%) Test Automation Engineer
10 10 (4.67%) Test Engineer
11 9 (4.21%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (39.72%) CSS
2 83 (38.79%) HTML
3 79 (36.92%) .NET
4 77 (35.98%) REST
5 70 (32.71%) XML
6 64 (29.91%) Web Services
7 48 (22.43%) AngularJS
7 48 (22.43%) HTML5
8 45 (21.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 44 (20.56%) jQuery
10 42 (19.63%) SOAP
11 37 (17.29%) Entity Framework
12 36 (16.82%) RESTful
13 33 (15.42%) LINQ
14 28 (13.08%) ASP.NET Web API
15 27 (12.62%) ASP.NET
15 27 (12.62%) KnockoutJS
16 25 (11.68%) Ajax
17 20 (9.35%) .NET Framework
17 20 (9.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.29%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.94%) Driving Licence
3 16 (7.48%) User Experience
4 10 (4.67%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.74%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.74%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.74%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (3.27%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.80%) iPad
8 5 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.40%) Animation
11 2 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.93%) iPhone
11 2 (0.93%) PKI
11 2 (0.93%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.93%) Social Media
12 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.94%) Unix
2 15 (7.01%) Windows
3 11 (5.14%) Linux
4 10 (4.67%) Android
5 5 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.34%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.93%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (53.74%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (18.22%) MVC
3 37 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (15.89%) Test Automation
5 31 (14.49%) Scrum
6 28 (13.08%) Continuous Deployment
7 27 (12.62%) OO
7 27 (12.62%) SDLC
8 22 (10.28%) SOA
9 21 (9.81%) E-Commerce
10 16 (7.48%) OOD
11 15 (7.01%) OOP
11 15 (7.01%) Software Testing
11 15 (7.01%) Web Development
12 14 (6.54%) Analytics
12 14 (6.54%) Unit Testing
13 13 (6.07%) Regression Testing
13 13 (6.07%) Test Scripting
14 12 (5.61%) API Development
15 11 (5.14%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 101 (47.20%) JavaScript
2 97 (45.33%) C#
3 69 (32.24%) SQL
4 64 (29.91%) Java
5 23 (10.75%) T-SQL
6 19 (8.88%) PHP
7 15 (7.01%) TypeScript
8 12 (5.61%) VB.NET
9 10 (4.67%) Python
10 9 (4.21%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.27%) VB
12 5 (2.34%) C++
12 5 (2.34%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.87%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.40%) Scala
15 2 (0.93%) XPath
16 1 (0.47%) C
16 1 (0.47%) Groovy
16 1 (0.47%) SPARQL
16 1 (0.47%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 51 (23.83%) Degree
2 26 (12.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (11.68%) ISEB
3 25 (11.68%) ISTQB
4 17 (7.94%) Security Cleared
5 12 (5.61%) PhD
6 7 (3.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.34%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.80%) QA
2 4 (1.87%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.87%) SLA
3 3 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.47%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.80%) Docker
2 4 (1.87%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) Puppet
2 2 (0.93%) cPanel
2 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) Ansible
3 1 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.47%) Packer
Vendors
1 45 (21.03%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.28%) Oracle
3 18 (8.41%) Twitter
4 17 (7.94%) ServiceNow
5 16 (7.48%) Xamarin
6 11 (5.14%) MuleSoft
7 9 (4.21%) Google
7 9 (4.21%) Telerik
8 8 (3.74%) webMethods
9 3 (1.40%) Apple
9 3 (1.40%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.40%) LexisNexis
9 3 (1.40%) WooCommerce
10 1 (0.47%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.47%) Facebook
10 1 (0.47%) PayPal
10 1 (0.47%) RedGate
10 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.47%) Talend
10 1 (0.47%) VMware