Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JSON
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 93 151
Rank change year-on-year -61 +58 +8
Permanent jobs citing JSON 121 263 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.56% 2.88% 1.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.09% 8.85% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 93 216 190
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +28.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,917 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,500 £57,500 £53,525
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 2,378 2,972 3,924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.76% 32.56% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,019 2,500 3,445
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -24 46 £44,000 -12.00% 15
Warwickshire +9 38 £48,750 +16.07% 3
Coventry +34 13 £55,000 - 3
Shropshire +1 11 £70,000 +98.58% 2
Solihull -9 9 £55,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield +9 5 £35,000 -17.65%
Staffordshire -7 5 £30,000 -14.29% 3
Worcestershire -52 5 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Wolverhampton +22 2 £62,500 +76.06%
Walsall - 2 £62,500 - 1
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 63 (52.07%) XML
2 61 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (47.11%) SQL
4 47 (38.84%) JavaScript
5 45 (37.19%) HTML
6 43 (35.54%) Java
7 39 (32.23%) Serverless
8 38 (31.40%) Amazon AWS
9 37 (30.58%) Git (software)
9 37 (30.58%) Web Services
10 35 (28.93%) OO
11 34 (28.10%) Microsoft
11 34 (28.10%) Linux
12 33 (27.27%) .NET
12 33 (27.27%) DevOps
13 32 (26.45%) Microsoft Azure
14 31 (25.62%) CSS
15 30 (24.79%) C#
16 28 (23.14%) RESTful
17 27 (22.31%) OOP
17 27 (22.31%) Docker
17 27 (22.31%) Jenkins
18 25 (20.66%) AngularJS
18 25 (20.66%) Scrum
18 25 (20.66%) MongoDB
19 24 (19.83%) Spring
20 23 (19.01%) Mentoring
21 22 (18.18%) Ajax
21 22 (18.18%) MVC
21 22 (18.18%) SOAP

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 9 (7.44%) Confluence
1 9 (7.44%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.61%) Skype for Business
3 6 (4.96%) Umbraco
4 5 (4.13%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.13%) CMS
4 5 (4.13%) Drupal
5 4 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.31%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.48%) Apache
7 1 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (5.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (4.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (32.23%) Serverless
2 38 (31.40%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (26.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (11.57%) IaaS
4 14 (11.57%) PaaS
4 14 (11.57%) SaaS
5 13 (10.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (9.09%) Office 365
7 10 (8.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (8.26%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (8.26%) Amazon EKS
7 10 (8.26%) Amazon ELB
7 10 (8.26%) Amazon S3
7 10 (8.26%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (8.26%) Azure Functions
7 10 (8.26%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (6.61%) Azure Machine Learning
9 5 (4.13%) Fastly
9 5 (4.13%) Heroku
9 5 (4.13%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.61%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (6.61%) Remote Desktop
1 8 (6.61%) Skype
2 6 (4.96%) Internet
3 4 (3.31%) HTTP
4 3 (2.48%) SSL
5 1 (0.83%) ICMP
5 1 (0.83%) SNMP
5 1 (0.83%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.66%) MongoDB
2 20 (16.53%) SQL Server
3 15 (12.40%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (11.57%) NoSQL
5 12 (9.92%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (8.26%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (8.26%) OLAP
7 7 (5.79%) MySQL
7 7 (5.79%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (4.13%) DTS
8 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.65%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (1.65%) DB2
11 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.83%) Power BI
12 1 (0.83%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 37 (30.58%) Git (software)
2 27 (22.31%) Jenkins
3 20 (16.53%) Visual Studio
4 16 (13.22%) JIRA
4 16 (13.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (10.74%) JUnit
5 13 (10.74%) Maven
6 9 (7.44%) Mercurial
7 8 (6.61%) Cucumber
7 8 (6.61%) Jasmine
7 8 (6.61%) Protractor
8 6 (4.96%) Selenium
8 6 (4.96%) SoapUI
9 5 (4.13%) Vagrant
10 4 (3.31%) Toad
11 3 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (2.48%) Grunt
11 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (1.65%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (7.44%) Marketing
2 7 (5.79%) Retail
3 5 (4.13%) Finance
4 4 (3.31%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (76.03%) Developer
2 18 (14.88%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.05%) Senior Developer
4 15 (12.40%) PHP Developer
5 14 (11.57%) .NET Developer
5 14 (11.57%) Software Developer
6 10 (8.26%) .NET Software Developer
6 10 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (8.26%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.26%) C# Software Developer
6 10 (8.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (6.61%) E-Commerce Developer
7 8 (6.61%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 7 (5.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (4.96%) Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Applications Developer
9 6 (4.96%) CRM Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Senior MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (52.07%) XML
2 45 (37.19%) HTML
3 37 (30.58%) Web Services
4 33 (27.27%) .NET
5 31 (25.62%) CSS
6 28 (23.14%) RESTful
7 25 (20.66%) AngularJS
8 24 (19.83%) Spring
9 22 (18.18%) Ajax
9 22 (18.18%) SOAP
10 21 (17.36%) Node.js
11 20 (16.53%) jQuery
11 20 (16.53%) REST
12 18 (14.88%) HTML5
13 17 (14.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (12.40%) React
15 14 (11.57%) Kafka
16 13 (10.74%) .NET Core
16 13 (10.74%) Apache Camel
16 13 (10.74%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) Driving Licence
1 10 (8.26%) User Experience
2 8 (6.61%) iPad
2 8 (6.61%) Web 2.0
3 6 (4.96%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.31%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.65%) Wiki
7 1 (0.83%) Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (28.10%) Linux
2 19 (15.70%) Unix
3 13 (10.74%) Windows
4 11 (9.09%) Android
5 8 (6.61%) Mac OS X
6 5 (4.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.93%) OO
3 33 (27.27%) DevOps
4 27 (22.31%) OOP
5 25 (20.66%) Scrum
6 23 (19.01%) Mentoring
7 22 (18.18%) MVC
8 21 (17.36%) Open Source
9 20 (16.53%) Software Engineering
10 16 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (13.22%) E-Commerce
11 15 (12.40%) Microservices
11 15 (12.40%) Project Management
11 15 (12.40%) Test Automation
12 14 (11.57%) Web Development
12 14 (11.57%) Workflow
13 12 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (9.92%) CRM
14 11 (9.09%) Configuration Management
14 11 (9.09%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (47.11%) SQL
2 47 (38.84%) JavaScript
3 43 (35.54%) Java
4 30 (24.79%) C#
5 20 (16.53%) PHP
6 16 (13.22%) T-SQL
7 14 (11.57%) ES6
8 13 (10.74%) PowerShell
9 12 (9.92%) TypeScript
10 9 (7.44%) Apple Swift
10 9 (7.44%) Objective-C
11 8 (6.61%) Bash Shell
11 8 (6.61%) Shell Script
12 5 (4.13%) PL/SQL
12 5 (4.13%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.48%) Groovy
13 3 (2.48%) Java 8
13 3 (2.48%) Kotlin
14 2 (1.65%) VBA
15 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.09%) Degree
2 11 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.26%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.96%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.65%) ISEB
5 2 (1.65%) MCSE
6 1 (0.83%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.83%) GDPR
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (22.31%) Docker
2 14 (11.57%) Active Directory
3 13 (10.74%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (6.61%) XenApp
4 8 (6.61%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (11.57%) Kubernetes
2 10 (8.26%) Terraform
3 9 (7.44%) Puppet
4 8 (6.61%) FortiGate
4 8 (6.61%) HP Data Protector
4 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (6.61%) NetBackup
4 8 (6.61%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.13%) Kibana
5 5 (4.13%) logstash
6 3 (2.48%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.65%) Ansible
8 1 (0.83%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.83%) WMI
8 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (28.10%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.18%) Oracle
3 9 (7.44%) CheckPoint
3 9 (7.44%) Cisco
4 8 (6.61%) arcserve
4 8 (6.61%) Citrix
4 8 (6.61%) CommVault
4 8 (6.61%) Veeam
5 6 (4.96%) ServiceNow
6 5 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.31%) webMethods
8 1 (0.83%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.83%) Altiris
8 1 (0.83%) Cognos
8 1 (0.83%) Informatica
8 1 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.83%) Syncsort
8 1 (0.83%) Teradata
8 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.83%) Xamarin