Period
to 18 January 2020

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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 185 162 143
Rank change year-on-year -23 -19 +7
Permanent jobs citing JSON 76 124 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.12% 1.59% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.90% 5.48% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 59 79 181
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,250 £67,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -

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 1,948 2,264 3,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.83% 29.08% 37.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,718 1,836 3,051
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,195 £70,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 18 January 2020.

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 18 January 2020. 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 -7 39 £42,500 - 9
Worcestershire -9 6 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Warwickshire -10 6 £37,500 -2.60%
Shropshire +17 4 £55,000 -4.35% 4
Coventry +1 4 £52,500 - 1
Sutton Coldfield +17 2 £22,500 -43.75% 2
Wolverhampton +8 2 £47,500 +33.80%
Staffordshire -1 2 £38,750 +33.62% 1
Solihull -7 1 £57,500 -17.86% 1
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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 42 (55.26%) DevOps
2 38 (50.00%) Azure
3 35 (46.05%) SQL
4 33 (43.42%) Microsoft
5 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (38.16%) C#
7 26 (34.21%) .NET
8 25 (32.89%) CSS
9 24 (31.58%) HTML
9 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
9 24 (31.58%) AWS
10 22 (28.95%) RESTful
10 22 (28.95%) REST
10 22 (28.95%) Docker
10 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
11 21 (27.63%) XML
11 21 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (26.32%) PowerShell
13 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 19 (25.00%) Web Services
14 18 (23.68%) Java
14 18 (23.68%) SOAP
14 18 (23.68%) Microservices
15 17 (22.37%) Node.js
16 16 (21.05%) Kubernetes
17 14 (18.42%) User Experience
17 14 (18.42%) PaaS
18 13 (17.11%) IaaS
18 13 (17.11%) Public Sector
19 12 (15.79%) Jenkins

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 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.32%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 38 (50.00%) Azure
2 24 (31.58%) AWS
3 14 (18.42%) PaaS
4 13 (17.11%) IaaS
5 12 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (11.84%) Serverless
7 7 (9.21%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (6.58%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (6.58%) Office 365
8 5 (6.58%) SaaS
9 4 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (5.26%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (5.26%) Amazon S3
9 4 (5.26%) GCP
10 3 (3.95%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (3.95%) Azure Functions
10 3 (3.95%) GitHub
11 2 (2.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (2.63%) Skype
2 1 (1.32%) ICMP
2 1 (1.32%) SNMP
2 1 (1.32%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) MongoDB
3 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.58%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (3.95%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (3.95%) MySQL
8 2 (2.63%) Big Data
8 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.32%) BigQuery
9 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.32%) DB2
9 1 (1.32%) OLTP
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 11 (14.47%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.21%) JUnit
4 5 (6.58%) JIRA
4 5 (6.58%) Maven
5 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (3.95%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (3.95%) Subversion
6 3 (3.95%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.63%) Postman
7 2 (2.63%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.32%) Ant
8 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.32%) Cypress.io
8 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.32%) MSTest
8 1 (1.32%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.32%) Protractor
General
1 13 (17.11%) Public Sector
2 7 (9.21%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (67.11%) Developer
2 10 (13.16%) Full Stack Developer
2 10 (13.16%) Node.js Developer
2 10 (13.16%) React Developer
3 9 (11.84%) Azure Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Consultant
5 7 (9.21%) Integration Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Systems Developer
6 6 (7.89%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Azure Consultant
6 6 (7.89%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) PL/SQL Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Scala Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.58%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) .NET
2 25 (32.89%) CSS
3 24 (31.58%) HTML
4 22 (28.95%) REST
4 22 (28.95%) RESTful
5 21 (27.63%) XML
6 19 (25.00%) Web Services
7 18 (23.68%) SOAP
8 17 (22.37%) Node.js
9 12 (15.79%) React
10 11 (14.47%) Redux
10 11 (14.47%) Sass
11 9 (11.84%) Ajax
12 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
12 8 (10.53%) Spring
13 7 (9.21%) Kafka
13 7 (9.21%) XSD
14 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
14 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (7.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) User Experience
2 10 (13.16%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (5.26%) iPad
5 4 (5.26%) Wiki
6 3 (3.95%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.32%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Linux
2 6 (7.89%) Unix
3 4 (5.26%) Windows
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.32%) Android
5 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (55.26%) DevOps
2 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
4 21 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (23.68%) Microservices
6 12 (15.79%) Migration
7 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.53%) OO
8 8 (10.53%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.21%) Configuration Management
9 7 (9.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.21%) MVC
9 7 (9.21%) Open Source
9 7 (9.21%) SDLC
10 6 (7.89%) B2C
10 6 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (7.89%) Scrum
11 5 (6.58%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.05%) SQL
2 29 (38.16%) C#
3 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 20 (26.32%) PowerShell
5 18 (23.68%) Java
6 8 (10.53%) Bash Shell
7 6 (7.89%) Java 8
7 6 (7.89%) Scala
8 5 (6.58%) PL/SQL
9 4 (5.26%) Python
10 3 (3.95%) ES6
10 3 (3.95%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.63%) PHP
11 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.32%) C
12 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.32%) Perl
12 1 (1.32%) Ruby
12 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (28.95%) Docker
2 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (21.05%) Kubernetes
2 11 (14.47%) Puppet
3 10 (13.16%) Terraform
4 8 (10.53%) Ansible
4 8 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (6.58%) Kibana
5 5 (6.58%) logstash
5 5 (6.58%) Rancher
6 3 (3.95%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (2.63%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.32%) WMI
8 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (43.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) MuleSoft
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.95%) Cisco
3 3 (3.95%) Google
3 3 (3.95%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe
5 1 (1.32%) Altiris
5 1 (1.32%) Snowplow
5 1 (1.32%) Xamarin