Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for API Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited API Testing over the 6 months to 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

API Testing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 205 277 334
Rank change year-on-year +72 +57 +5
Permanent jobs citing API Testing 41 66 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.69% 0.63% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.67% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 43 70 24
Median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% +62.50% -25.58%
10th Percentile £44,200 £44,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year -7.69% +48.57% -13.37%

API Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,612 9,781 10,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.19% 93.40% 93.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4,894 8,642 9,411
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,110 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

API Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing API Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for API Testing in the City of London

API Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing API Testing in the City of London.

Salary trend for API Testing in the City of London

API Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing API Testing in the City of London over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Salary histogram for API Testing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT jobs citing API Testing 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 City of London region with a requirement for API Testing.

1 35 (85.37%) Java
2 34 (82.93%) Selenium
2 34 (82.93%) Test Automation
3 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (73.17%) QA
5 17 (41.46%) WebDriver
5 17 (41.46%) Cucumber
6 13 (31.71%) Fintech
6 13 (31.71%) Postman
7 11 (26.83%) C#
8 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
8 10 (24.39%) Finance
8 10 (24.39%) Test Strategy
8 10 (24.39%) DevOps
8 10 (24.39%) Microservices
8 10 (24.39%) SDET
9 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
10 7 (17.07%) Law
10 7 (17.07%) Gherkin
10 7 (17.07%) Azure
11 6 (14.63%) Kubernetes
11 6 (14.63%) QA Automation
11 6 (14.63%) Docker
11 6 (14.63%) Performance Testing
11 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
12 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
12 5 (12.20%) JMeter
12 5 (12.20%) Regression Testing
12 5 (12.20%) ISEB
12 5 (12.20%) Web Services

API Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Azure
2 2 (4.88%) AWS
3 1 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Blockchain
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 34 (82.93%) Selenium
2 17 (41.46%) Cucumber
2 17 (41.46%) WebDriver
3 13 (31.71%) Postman
4 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
5 5 (12.20%) JMeter
6 4 (9.76%) REST Assured
6 4 (9.76%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.88%) Cypress.io
8 1 (2.44%) Appium
8 1 (2.44%) Charles Proxy
8 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.44%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.44%) JUnit
8 1 (2.44%) Maven
8 1 (2.44%) Mockito
8 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Law
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Games
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Developer
1 9 (21.95%) Test Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Developer in Test
2 7 (17.07%) Software Developer
3 6 (14.63%) QA Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) QA Leader
3 6 (14.63%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Tester
5 4 (9.76%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Automation Tester
5 4 (9.76%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.32%) QA Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Gherkin
2 5 (12.20%) Web Services
3 4 (9.76%) Node.js
3 4 (9.76%) REST
4 3 (7.32%) .NET
5 2 (4.88%) RESTful
6 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.44%) Ajax
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.44%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.44%) jQuery
6 1 (2.44%) Kafka
6 1 (2.44%) Middleware
6 1 (2.44%) React
6 1 (2.44%) WCF
6 1 (2.44%) WebdriverIO
6 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) EPoS
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (82.93%) Test Automation
2 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) Fintech
4 10 (24.39%) DevOps
4 10 (24.39%) Microservices
4 10 (24.39%) SDET
4 10 (24.39%) Test Strategy
5 6 (14.63%) Performance Testing
5 6 (14.63%) QA Automation
5 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
6 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (12.20%) Open Source
6 5 (12.20%) Regression Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.76%) Load Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Manual Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Test Planning
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (85.37%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) C#
3 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) SQL
5 3 (7.32%) Java 8
6 2 (4.88%) Ruby
7 1 (2.44%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) ISEB
1 5 (12.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (73.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Google
2 1 (2.44%) Tableau