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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 25 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

API Testing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 89 130 230
Rank change year-on-year +41 +100 +39
Permanent jobs citing API Testing 238 105 39
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.21% 2.09% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 2.19% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 228 102 39
10th Percentile £55,000 £43,750 £44,000
25th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £48,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +13.04% -11.54%
75th Percentile £85,000 £84,688 £80,625
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £83,250
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -7.69%

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 7,028 4,790 6,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.87% 95.49% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5,597 4,278 5,786
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £107,500 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

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 25 May 2022.

Salary histogram for API Testing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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.

1 216 (90.76%) QA
2 177 (74.37%) Selenium
3 176 (73.95%) Postman
4 174 (73.11%) REST
5 127 (53.36%) Test Automation
6 119 (50.00%) Cucumber
7 113 (47.48%) Jenkins
7 113 (47.48%) JavaScript
8 111 (46.64%) Test Strategy
9 89 (37.39%) C#
9 89 (37.39%) Java
10 84 (35.29%) SpecFlow
11 67 (28.15%) Tech for Good
12 63 (26.47%) E-Commerce
12 63 (26.47%) TeamCity
13 56 (23.53%) SDET
14 54 (22.69%) Re-Platforming
14 54 (22.69%) Cypress.io
14 54 (22.69%) Agile
15 49 (20.59%) Protractor
16 29 (12.18%) Gherkin
17 28 (11.76%) Fintech
18 27 (11.34%) DevOps
19 26 (10.92%) Git (software)
20 25 (10.50%) Azure
20 25 (10.50%) WebdriverIO
21 24 (10.08%) TypeScript
22 23 (9.66%) Retail
22 23 (9.66%) Blockchain
23 22 (9.24%) SOAP

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.10%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.50%) Azure
2 15 (6.30%) BrowserStack
3 8 (3.36%) AWS
4 5 (2.10%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 177 (74.37%) Selenium
2 176 (73.95%) Postman
3 119 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 113 (47.48%) Jenkins
5 84 (35.29%) SpecFlow
6 63 (26.47%) TeamCity
7 54 (22.69%) Cypress.io
8 49 (20.59%) Protractor
9 26 (10.92%) Git (software)
10 14 (5.88%) Appium
11 13 (5.46%) JIRA
12 11 (4.62%) WebDriver
13 10 (4.20%) JMeter
14 8 (3.36%) JUnit
14 8 (3.36%) TestNG
15 2 (0.84%) IntelliJ
15 2 (0.84%) REST Assured
15 2 (0.84%) SoapUI
15 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (0.84%) TestRail
General
1 67 (28.15%) Tech for Good
2 23 (9.66%) Retail
3 14 (5.88%) Social Skills
4 5 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.84%) Advertising
5 2 (0.84%) Finance
6 1 (0.42%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 74 (31.09%) Test Engineer
2 66 (27.73%) QA Engineer
3 48 (20.17%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 23 (9.66%) Blockchain Engineer
5 22 (9.24%) Senior QA Engineer
6 17 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
7 16 (6.72%) Quality Engineer
7 16 (6.72%) Tester
8 15 (6.30%) QA Tester
8 15 (6.30%) Senior Quality Engineer
9 14 (5.88%) QA Leader
10 8 (3.36%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.36%) Software Test Engineer
11 7 (2.94%) Development Engineer
11 7 (2.94%) JavaScript Engineer
11 7 (2.94%) Software Development Engineer
11 7 (2.94%) Test Automation Engineer
11 7 (2.94%) Test Development Engineer
12 6 (2.52%) Junior
12 6 (2.52%) Junior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (73.11%) REST
2 29 (12.18%) Gherkin
3 25 (10.50%) WebdriverIO
4 22 (9.24%) SOAP
5 19 (7.98%) .NET
6 4 (1.68%) Dapper ORM
7 3 (1.26%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.84%) React
9 1 (0.42%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.42%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.66%) Blockchain
2 12 (5.04%) PropTech
3 11 (4.62%) Video on Demand
3 11 (4.62%) Video\Live Streaming
4 7 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.68%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.42%) Social Media
6 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.42%) Android
1 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.42%) Linux
1 1 (0.42%) Unix
1 1 (0.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (53.36%) Test Automation
2 111 (46.64%) Test Strategy
3 63 (26.47%) E-Commerce
4 56 (23.53%) SDET
5 54 (22.69%) Agile
5 54 (22.69%) Re-Platforming
6 28 (11.76%) Fintech
7 27 (11.34%) DevOps
8 20 (8.40%) Clean Code
9 16 (6.72%) Exploratory Testing
9 16 (6.72%) Performance Testing
10 15 (6.30%) Mentoring
11 14 (5.88%) Software Testing
12 13 (5.46%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (5.04%) Build Automation
13 12 (5.04%) Decision-Making
13 12 (5.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 10 (4.20%) CI/CD
15 9 (3.78%) BDD
16 6 (2.52%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 113 (47.48%) JavaScript
2 89 (37.39%) C#
2 89 (37.39%) Java
3 24 (10.08%) TypeScript
4 17 (7.14%) Python
5 6 (2.52%) SQL
6 4 (1.68%) Ruby
7 1 (0.42%) Bash
7 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (90.76%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (0.84%) T-Plan
2 1 (0.42%) HP