Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 137 150
Rank change year-on-year -25 +13 -16
Permanent jobs citing JSON 121 198 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.58% 2.03% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.43% 5.44% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 76 180 201
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -7.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £68,125 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 2,228 3,642 3,705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.05% 37.33% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,802 3,019 3,227
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 +11 81 £42,500 -5.56% 9
Worcestershire -2 9 £40,000 +23.08%
Coventry +8 7 - - 3
Shropshire -7 7 £57,500 +64.29% 1
Staffordshire +22 4 £29,000 -27.50% 3
Solihull +10 4 £70,000 +211.11%
Warwickshire +2 4 £38,500 +2.67% 3
Wolverhampton +1 2 £35,500 +2.90%
Stourbridge - 1 £32,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £40,000 -
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 54 (44.63%) XML
2 53 (43.80%) HTML
3 50 (41.32%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (39.67%) SQL
5 47 (38.84%) JavaScript
6 42 (34.71%) C#
7 40 (33.06%) CSS
8 35 (28.93%) AngularJS
9 34 (28.10%) Finance
10 33 (27.27%) SOAP
10 33 (27.27%) Microsoft
11 32 (26.45%) HTML5
12 31 (25.62%) .NET
13 30 (24.79%) JIRA
14 29 (23.97%) jQuery
14 29 (23.97%) Java
15 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
15 28 (23.14%) LINQ
16 26 (21.49%) Node.js
17 25 (20.66%) Test Automation
18 24 (19.83%) REST
19 23 (19.01%) Git (software)
19 23 (19.01%) Continuous Delivery
20 20 (16.53%) Microsoft Azure
20 20 (16.53%) Web Services
21 19 (15.70%) RESTful
21 19 (15.70%) NoSQL
21 19 (15.70%) SDLC
21 19 (15.70%) Relational Database
22 17 (14.05%) Problem-Solving

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 7 (5.79%) Confluence
2 5 (4.13%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 3 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) SAP FI-CA
1 4 (3.31%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.26%) npm
3 6 (4.96%) Google Play
3 6 (4.96%) iTunes
3 6 (4.96%) TestFlight
4 4 (3.31%) Serverless
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.83%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.83%) GitHub
5 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.83%) Heroku
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
5 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) Broadband
1 6 (4.96%) Extranet
1 6 (4.96%) Internet
2 4 (3.31%) FTP
2 4 (3.31%) HTTP
2 4 (3.31%) HTTPS
2 4 (3.31%) SSH
3 1 (0.83%) BGP
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.83%) MPLS
3 1 (0.83%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.70%) NoSQL
2 19 (15.70%) Relational Database
3 16 (13.22%) MongoDB
4 11 (9.09%) MySQL
5 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (4.13%) DTS
7 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.31%) Big Data
8 4 (3.31%) DB2
9 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.48%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.48%) QlikView
9 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.48%) Star Schema
10 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (24.79%) JIRA
2 23 (19.01%) Git (software)
3 14 (11.57%) Cucumber
3 14 (11.57%) Selenium
4 11 (9.09%) PHPUnit
4 11 (9.09%) SoapUI
5 10 (8.26%) Bower
5 10 (8.26%) Visual Studio
6 8 (6.61%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.61%) Rational Rose
6 8 (6.61%) Subversion
6 8 (6.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (6.61%) webpack
7 7 (5.79%) Jasmine
7 7 (5.79%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (5.79%) PhantomJS
8 6 (4.96%) Appium
8 6 (4.96%) Genymotion
8 6 (4.96%) UI Automator
8 6 (4.96%) Xcode
General
1 34 (28.10%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Retail
3 1 (0.83%) Automotive
3 1 (0.83%) Law
3 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (58.68%) Developer
2 24 (19.83%) C# Developer
3 20 (16.53%) Senior Developer
4 16 (13.22%) Analyst
4 16 (13.22%) Full Stack Developer
5 15 (12.40%) Test Analyst
6 12 (9.92%) PHP Developer
7 11 (9.09%) Integration Developer
8 9 (7.44%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Test Manager
10 6 (4.96%) Applications Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) Backend Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Mobile Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (4.96%) PL/SQL Developer
10 6 (4.96%) QA Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Senior SQL Developer
10 6 (4.96%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (44.63%) XML
2 53 (43.80%) HTML
3 40 (33.06%) CSS
4 35 (28.93%) AngularJS
5 33 (27.27%) SOAP
6 32 (26.45%) HTML5
7 31 (25.62%) .NET
8 29 (23.97%) jQuery
9 28 (23.14%) LINQ
10 26 (21.49%) Node.js
11 24 (19.83%) REST
12 20 (16.53%) Web Services
13 19 (15.70%) RESTful
14 14 (11.57%) RabbitMQ
14 14 (11.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (9.09%) CSS3
16 10 (8.26%) Entity Framework
16 10 (8.26%) Spring
17 9 (7.44%) React
18 8 (6.61%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.79%) User Experience
3 4 (3.31%) Device Driver
3 4 (3.31%) PDA
3 4 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.31%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.65%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.83%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.40%) Linux
2 12 (9.92%) Windows
3 8 (6.61%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.96%) Windows 10
4 6 (4.96%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.96%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.48%) CentOS
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (41.32%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.66%) Test Automation
3 23 (19.01%) Continuous Delivery
4 19 (15.70%) SDLC
5 17 (14.05%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (11.57%) Mentoring
6 14 (11.57%) Scrum
6 14 (11.57%) SOA
7 13 (10.74%) MVC
8 12 (9.92%) Wealth Management
9 11 (9.09%) API Testing
9 11 (9.09%) ITIL
10 10 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.26%) Domain-Driven Design
10 10 (8.26%) Information Governance
10 10 (8.26%) OO
10 10 (8.26%) TDD
11 9 (7.44%) Data Modelling
12 8 (6.61%) Project Management
12 8 (6.61%) UML
Programming Languages
1 48 (39.67%) SQL
2 47 (38.84%) JavaScript
3 42 (34.71%) C#
4 29 (23.97%) Java
5 14 (11.57%) PHP
5 14 (11.57%) TypeScript
6 12 (9.92%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.79%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.96%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.96%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.13%) VB
10 3 (2.48%) Python
11 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.83%) C++
11 1 (0.83%) ES6
11 1 (0.83%) Go
11 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (11.57%) Degree
1 14 (11.57%) ISTQB
2 10 (8.26%) ISEB
3 4 (3.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.05%) QA
2 5 (4.13%) GDPR
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (4.96%) Hyper-V
1 6 (4.96%) VirtualBox
1 6 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.13%) Docker
3 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.96%) HockeyApp
2 4 (3.31%) HP ALM
2 4 (3.31%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.65%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.65%) Terraform
5 1 (0.83%) Ansible
5 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.40%) Oracle
3 6 (4.96%) Google
3 6 (4.96%) VMware
4 5 (4.13%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.31%) HP
5 4 (3.31%) SAP
6 3 (2.48%) Informatica
6 3 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.48%) Tableau
6 3 (2.48%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.65%) IBM
8 1 (0.83%) Adobe
8 1 (0.83%) Altova
8 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco
8 1 (0.83%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.83%) Juniper
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat