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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for HTTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HTTP over the 6 months to 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 267 270 252
Rank change year-on-year +3 -18 +39
Permanent jobs citing HTTP 979 345 64
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.36% 1.09% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.16% 10.17% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 349 239 48
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £30,883
25th Percentile £51,250 £44,375 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +26.32% -26.92%
75th Percentile £82,500 £71,250 £64,063
90th Percentile £108,750 £88,750 £75,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.69% -1.67%

HTTP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 8,053 3,391 1,318
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 11.20% 10.75% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5,073 2,792 1,081
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,750 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - -8.33%
75th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,556
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.90% +6.57%

HTTP
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

HTTP trend for jobs with a WFH option

HTTP
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing HTTP.

HTTP salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

HTTP
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing HTTP over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

HTTP salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, HTTP job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for HTTP.

1 524 (53.52%) Agile
2 478 (48.83%) JavaScript
3 425 (43.41%) Software Engineering
4 413 (42.19%) Python
5 412 (42.08%) Linux
6 352 (35.96%) Azure
7 344 (35.14%) CSS
8 341 (34.83%) DevOps
9 335 (34.22%) React
10 330 (33.71%) AWS
11 310 (31.66%) Java
12 281 (28.70%) Git (software)
13 268 (27.37%) Node.js
14 259 (26.46%) Docker
15 252 (25.74%) Social Skills
16 247 (25.23%) Test Automation
17 245 (25.03%) .NET
17 245 (25.03%) REST
18 242 (24.72%) PostgreSQL
19 213 (21.76%) HTML
20 209 (21.35%) SQL
21 196 (20.02%) Kubernetes
22 190 (19.41%) CI/CD
23 185 (18.90%) Finance
24 180 (18.39%) Problem-Solving
25 179 (18.28%) JSON
26 169 (17.26%) Security Cleared
27 167 (17.06%) SC Cleared
28 164 (16.75%) RESTful
29 157 (16.04%) Ubuntu

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 135 (13.79%) GeoServer
2 49 (5.01%) Apache
3 48 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
4 45 (4.60%) Confluence
5 33 (3.37%) Apache Spark
6 25 (2.55%) IIS
7 21 (2.15%) Jetty
8 18 (1.84%) Apache Airflow
9 14 (1.43%) nginx
10 11 (1.12%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.92%) CMS
11 9 (0.92%) Luigi
12 5 (0.51%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.41%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (0.41%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.31%) Tornado
15 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.20%) Drupal
15 2 (0.20%) Strapi
Applications
1 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.61%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 4 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.41%) R3 Corda
2 4 (0.41%) Summit
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 352 (35.96%) Azure
2 330 (33.71%) AWS
3 77 (7.87%) GitHub
4 59 (6.03%) GCP
5 52 (5.31%) Firebase
6 50 (5.11%) Serverless
7 48 (4.90%) Google Play
8 46 (4.70%) Amazon S3
9 36 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
10 31 (3.17%) SaaS
10 31 (3.17%) Slack
11 30 (3.06%) Amazon Kinesis
12 28 (2.86%) Amazon EKS
12 28 (2.86%) PaaS
13 26 (2.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 25 (2.55%) Amazon EMR
15 24 (2.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 22 (2.25%) OpenShift
17 21 (2.15%) AWS CodeDeploy
17 21 (2.15%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 143 (14.61%) TCP/IP
2 123 (12.56%) SSL
3 114 (11.64%) DNS
4 60 (6.13%) DHCP
4 60 (6.13%) VoIP
5 56 (5.72%) Wireshark
6 52 (5.31%) tcpdump
7 46 (4.70%) HTTPS
8 38 (3.88%) Firewall
9 36 (3.68%) IMAP
10 35 (3.58%) Internet
11 30 (3.06%) Network Security
12 27 (2.76%) WAN
13 21 (2.15%) DSL
14 18 (1.84%) BGP
15 16 (1.63%) X.509
16 15 (1.53%) FTP
17 13 (1.33%) IPv6
17 13 (1.33%) SMTP
17 13 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (24.72%) PostgreSQL
2 136 (13.89%) GIS
3 135 (13.79%) QGIS
4 101 (10.32%) NoSQL
5 94 (9.60%) MySQL
6 80 (8.17%) SQL Server
7 68 (6.95%) Relational Database
8 67 (6.84%) Big Data
8 67 (6.84%) MongoDB
9 51 (5.21%) Redis
10 38 (3.88%) Amazon RDS
10 38 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 25 (2.55%) Electronic Patient Records
12 21 (2.15%) Hazelcast
13 18 (1.84%) Hadoop
14 15 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 10 (1.02%) MariaDB
17 9 (0.92%) Parquet
17 9 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 281 (28.70%) Git (software)
2 95 (9.70%) JIRA
3 88 (8.99%) Jenkins
4 53 (5.41%) Selenium
5 48 (4.90%) Android Studio
6 44 (4.49%) Cucumber
7 43 (4.39%) JUnit
8 38 (3.88%) webpack
9 37 (3.78%) Zephyr
10 29 (2.96%) GitLab
11 27 (2.76%) Visual Studio
12 25 (2.55%) REST Assured
13 23 (2.35%) Bitbucket
14 22 (2.25%) NUnit
15 21 (2.15%) Moq
15 21 (2.15%) SpecFlow
15 21 (2.15%) Spinnaker
15 21 (2.15%) Travis CI
16 19 (1.94%) Maven
16 19 (1.94%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 252 (25.74%) Social Skills
2 185 (18.90%) Finance
3 101 (10.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 97 (9.91%) Marketing
5 70 (7.15%) Games
6 65 (6.64%) Telecoms
7 47 (4.80%) Advertising
7 47 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (3.98%) Retail
9 25 (2.55%) Back Office
10 21 (2.15%) Banking
10 21 (2.15%) Public Sector
11 16 (1.63%) Legal
12 15 (1.53%) Presentation Skills
13 14 (1.43%) Publishing
14 12 (1.23%) Billing
15 8 (0.82%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.61%) Law
17 5 (0.51%) Electronics
17 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 322 (32.89%) Developer
2 293 (29.93%) Software Engineer
3 135 (13.79%) Geospatial Engineer
4 72 (7.35%) Senior Developer
5 63 (6.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 61 (6.23%) Java Developer
7 56 (5.72%) Cloud Developer
8 55 (5.62%) Applications Developer
9 53 (5.41%) Android Developer
10 48 (4.90%) Lead Developer
11 42 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
11 42 (4.29%) Java Android Developer
11 42 (4.29%) Java Applications Developer
11 42 (4.29%) Senior Software Engineer
12 37 (3.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 36 (3.68%) Backend Developer
14 35 (3.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 34 (3.47%) Full Stack Developer
15 34 (3.47%) Security Engineer
16 30 (3.06%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (35.14%) CSS
2 335 (34.22%) React
3 268 (27.37%) Node.js
4 245 (25.03%) .NET
4 245 (25.03%) REST
5 213 (21.76%) HTML
6 179 (18.28%) JSON
7 164 (16.75%) RESTful
8 137 (13.99%) PostGIS
9 135 (13.79%) Leaflet
9 135 (13.79%) OpenLayers
10 132 (13.48%) AngularJS
11 116 (11.85%) ASP.NET
12 114 (11.64%) .NET Core
13 100 (10.21%) Web Services
14 90 (9.19%) OAuth
15 87 (8.89%) Kafka
16 82 (8.38%) OAuth2
17 76 (7.76%) XML
18 72 (7.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 87 (8.89%) User Experience
2 85 (8.68%) Mobile App
3 50 (5.11%) Cloud Native
4 46 (4.70%) Video\Live Streaming
5 42 (4.29%) Handset
6 40 (4.09%) Linux Command Line
7 39 (3.98%) Cyberattack
8 38 (3.88%) Cyberthreat
9 34 (3.47%) Cyber Defence
10 33 (3.37%) Fixed Income
11 31 (3.17%) Equities
12 30 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
13 26 (2.66%) Client/Server
14 23 (2.35%) Sports Betting
15 19 (1.94%) PKI
16 17 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 16 (1.63%) Blockchain
17 16 (1.63%) Cybercrime
17 16 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 16 (1.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 412 (42.08%) Linux
2 157 (16.04%) Ubuntu
3 107 (10.93%) Windows
4 57 (5.82%) Android
5 55 (5.62%) Unix
6 28 (2.86%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.94%) Debian
8 13 (1.33%) CentOS
9 11 (1.12%) Alpine Linux
9 11 (1.12%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.31%) AIX
12 3 (0.31%) zOS
13 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.10%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (53.52%) Agile
2 425 (43.41%) Software Engineering
3 341 (34.83%) DevOps
4 247 (25.23%) Test Automation
5 190 (19.41%) CI/CD
6 180 (18.39%) Problem-Solving
7 124 (12.67%) Microservices
8 122 (12.46%) Scrum
9 109 (11.13%) Web Development
10 107 (10.93%) Full Stack Development
11 98 (10.01%) SDLC
12 91 (9.30%) MVC
13 88 (8.99%) TDD
14 85 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
15 79 (8.07%) Open Source
16 75 (7.66%) Mentoring
17 73 (7.46%) Test Strategy
18 64 (6.54%) Project Management
19 60 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
20 58 (5.92%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 478 (48.83%) JavaScript
2 413 (42.19%) Python
3 310 (31.66%) Java
4 209 (21.35%) SQL
5 148 (15.12%) Go
6 140 (14.30%) C#
7 132 (13.48%) TypeScript
8 119 (12.16%) Ruby
9 101 (10.32%) Kotlin
10 89 (9.09%) PHP
10 89 (9.09%) Shell Script
11 83 (8.48%) Scala
12 60 (6.13%) Bash
13 55 (5.62%) C++
14 37 (3.78%) PowerShell
15 31 (3.17%) Groovy
16 24 (2.45%) T-SQL
17 18 (1.84%) Perl
17 18 (1.84%) Rust
18 15 (1.53%) C
Qualifications
1 169 (17.26%) Security Cleared
2 167 (17.06%) SC Cleared
3 66 (6.74%) Degree
4 40 (4.09%) ISTQB
5 36 (3.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 36 (3.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 25 (2.55%) CCNA
6 25 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (1.63%) CompTIA Security+
8 16 (1.63%) Network+ Certification
8 16 (1.63%) SSCP
9 15 (1.53%) Master's Degree
10 9 (0.92%) PhD
11 7 (0.72%) CISM
11 7 (0.72%) CISSP
12 5 (0.51%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.41%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (7.76%) QA
2 6 (0.61%) SLA
3 5 (0.51%) HL7
3 5 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.51%) NIST
4 4 (0.41%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.31%) GDPR
5 3 (0.31%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.20%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.20%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.20%) NCSC
6 2 (0.20%) RMADS
6 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.10%) GRC
7 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 259 (26.46%) Docker
2 25 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 24 (2.45%) iptables
4 16 (1.63%) Snort
5 11 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.82%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.82%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.31%) NFS
8 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.10%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.10%) OpenIDM
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.10%) Postfix
9 1 (0.10%) RACF
9 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 196 (20.02%) Kubernetes
2 78 (7.97%) Terraform
3 52 (5.31%) Ansible
4 38 (3.88%) Prometheus
5 37 (3.78%) HP ALM
6 22 (2.25%) Grafana
7 21 (2.15%) Graphite
7 21 (2.15%) Packer
7 21 (2.15%) StatsD
8 19 (1.94%) Docker Swarm
9 12 (1.23%) Rancher
10 9 (0.92%) MIIS
11 5 (0.51%) Kibana
11 5 (0.51%) Opsgenie
11 5 (0.51%) Podman
11 5 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.41%) Kustomize
13 3 (0.31%) Nmap
14 2 (0.20%) Puppet
14 2 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 143 (14.61%) Microsoft
2 104 (10.62%) Google
3 72 (7.35%) Oracle
4 44 (4.49%) Atlassian
5 37 (3.78%) HP
6 25 (2.55%) Apple
7 21 (2.15%) PagerDuty
8 13 (1.33%) VMware
9 12 (1.23%) Red Hat
10 9 (0.92%) Avaya
10 9 (0.92%) Xamarin
11 8 (0.82%) Citrix
11 8 (0.82%) Mitel
11 8 (0.82%) YouTube
12 5 (0.51%) MuleSoft
12 5 (0.51%) Samsung
12 5 (0.51%) SAP
12 5 (0.51%) Spotify
12 5 (0.51%) WSO2
13 4 (0.41%) GoCardless