Period
to 22 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for API Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited API Development over the 6 months to 22 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

API Development
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 496 507 686
Rank change year-on-year +11 +179 +75
Permanent jobs citing API Development 731 900 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.56% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.60% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 584 772 439
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £71,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -9.09%

API Development 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 123,190 148,803 154,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.03% 91.87% 91.97%
Number of salaries quoted 97,785 119,844 125,171
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,344 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

API Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing API Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for API Development in England

API Development
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing API Development in England.

Salary trend for API Development in England

API Development
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing API Development in England over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Salary histogram for API Development in England

API Development
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing API Development within the England region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
London +39 325 £70,000 - 49
North of England +73 137 £47,500 +26.67% 26
South East -101 105 £60,000 +20.00% 25
North West +67 94 £45,000 +20.00% 12
Midlands +35 57 £50,000 +13.64% 13
South West +11 54 £47,500 +5.56% 6
East of England +112 50 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Yorkshire +27 44 £47,500 +35.71% 13
East Midlands +46 32 £45,000 -5.26% 7
West Midlands +10 25 £55,000 +37.50% 6
API Development
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, IT jobs citing API Development 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 England region with a requirement for API Development.

1 431 (58.96%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (39.12%) C#
3 257 (35.16%) .NET
4 239 (32.69%) JavaScript
5 235 (32.15%) Java
6 216 (29.55%) SQL
7 201 (27.50%) REST
8 175 (23.94%) HTML
9 172 (23.53%) CSS
10 170 (23.26%) Microservices
11 165 (22.57%) Amazon AWS
12 163 (22.30%) Git (software)
13 154 (21.07%) MVC
14 152 (20.79%) SQL Server
14 152 (20.79%) DevOps
15 151 (20.66%) Microsoft Azure
16 149 (20.38%) Python
17 146 (19.97%) ASP.NET
18 145 (19.84%) Microsoft
19 132 (18.06%) RESTful
20 124 (16.96%) TDD
21 116 (15.87%) Finance
22 115 (15.73%) Scrum
22 115 (15.73%) Software Engineering
23 114 (15.60%) AngularJS
24 109 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
25 104 (14.23%) Docker
26 101 (13.82%) Spring
27 94 (12.86%) Mentoring
28 91 (12.45%) ASP.NET Web API

API Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 45 (6.16%) Apache Spark
2 32 (4.38%) CMS
3 31 (4.24%) Confluence
4 21 (2.87%) Hyperledger
5 16 (2.19%) Apache
5 16 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.92%) Apache Solr
7 13 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (1.50%) SharePoint
8 11 (1.50%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.23%) JBoss
9 9 (1.23%) WordPress
10 8 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.82%) Apache ServiceMix
11 6 (0.82%) Resin
12 5 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.68%) Drupal
12 5 (0.68%) Mule
13 3 (0.41%) IIS
13 3 (0.41%) Jetty
Applications
1 12 (1.64%) Chatbot
2 7 (0.96%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.96%) Sketch
3 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.82%) Shopify
2 5 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 165 (22.57%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (20.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (9.30%) SaaS
4 42 (5.75%) Serverless
5 36 (4.92%) PaaS
6 29 (3.97%) AWS Lambda
7 21 (2.87%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (2.87%) Power Platform
8 18 (2.46%) IaaS
9 17 (2.33%) AWS IoT
10 16 (2.19%) Amazon SQS
10 16 (2.19%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 14 (1.92%) iPaaS
12 13 (1.78%) GitHub
13 11 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
14 10 (1.37%) Apigee
14 10 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (1.37%) Azure Functions
14 10 (1.37%) Boomi
15 9 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.69%) HTTP
2 17 (2.33%) SMTP
3 15 (2.05%) FTP
3 15 (2.05%) MQTT
3 15 (2.05%) SSH
4 14 (1.92%) Broadband
5 8 (1.09%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (0.96%) Internet
7 6 (0.82%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.27%) AMQP
8 2 (0.27%) DNS
8 2 (0.27%) IMAP
8 2 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (20.79%) SQL Server
2 84 (11.49%) NoSQL
3 74 (10.12%) Relational Database
4 69 (9.44%) MySQL
5 67 (9.17%) MongoDB
6 55 (7.52%) PostgreSQL
7 52 (7.11%) Data Warehouse
8 44 (6.02%) Hadoop
9 43 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 39 (5.34%) Big Data
11 34 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 28 (3.83%) RDBMS
13 26 (3.56%) Blockchain
13 26 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (3.28%) Data Lake
15 22 (3.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 22 (3.01%) Amazon RDS
15 22 (3.01%) Azure SQL Database
16 21 (2.87%) Power BI
17 20 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 163 (22.30%) Git (software)
2 83 (11.35%) JIRA
3 31 (4.24%) Bitbucket
4 30 (4.10%) Visual Studio
5 29 (3.97%) Visual Studio Team System
6 27 (3.69%) Selenium
7 24 (3.28%) Subversion
8 23 (3.15%) Jenkins
9 17 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (1.92%) JUnit
11 12 (1.64%) Maven
12 11 (1.50%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.23%) SoapUI
14 8 (1.09%) Jasmine
15 7 (0.96%) Travis CI
16 6 (0.82%) git-flow
16 6 (0.82%) PHPUnit
16 6 (0.82%) Protractor
16 6 (0.82%) RStudio
16 6 (0.82%) webpack
General
1 116 (15.87%) Finance
2 54 (7.39%) Marketing
3 49 (6.70%) Retail
4 30 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.83%) Banking
6 18 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.92%) Electronics
8 12 (1.64%) Games
9 9 (1.23%) Front Office
10 5 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.55%) Law
11 4 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.41%) Publishing
13 2 (0.27%) Advertising
13 2 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 476 (65.12%) Developer
2 127 (17.37%) Senior Developer
3 114 (15.60%) .NET Developer
4 103 (14.09%) C# Developer
5 89 (12.18%) Java Developer
6 53 (7.25%) Architect
6 53 (7.25%) Software Engineer
7 52 (7.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 42 (5.75%) Senior .NET Developer
9 38 (5.20%) Full Stack Developer
10 36 (4.92%) Analyst
11 35 (4.79%) Java Engineer
12 34 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 31 (4.24%) PHP Developer
13 31 (4.24%) Senior Java Developer
14 29 (3.97%) Software Developer
15 28 (3.83%) Development Engineer
16 27 (3.69%) SQL Developer
17 26 (3.56%) JavaScript Developer
17 26 (3.56%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (35.16%) .NET
2 201 (27.50%) REST
3 175 (23.94%) HTML
4 172 (23.53%) CSS
5 146 (19.97%) ASP.NET
6 132 (18.06%) RESTful
7 114 (15.60%) AngularJS
8 101 (13.82%) Spring
9 91 (12.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 80 (10.94%) Node.js
11 78 (10.67%) Web Services
12 75 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 67 (9.17%) HTML5
14 61 (8.34%) React
15 60 (8.21%) jQuery
15 60 (8.21%) JSON
16 52 (7.11%) .NET Core
17 51 (6.98%) SOAP
18 45 (6.16%) XML
19 40 (5.47%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.29%) User Experience
2 45 (6.16%) Algorithms
3 42 (5.75%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (3.83%) Mobile App
5 26 (3.56%) Private Cloud
5 26 (3.56%) Public Cloud
6 21 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (2.46%) Virtual Team
8 16 (2.19%) Smart Home
9 13 (1.78%) Data Centre
10 11 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (1.23%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.09%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.09%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.09%) Enterprise Cloud
12 8 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (1.09%) Robotics
13 7 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (4.51%) Linux
2 17 (2.33%) Android
3 14 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.37%) Windows
5 4 (0.55%) Unix
6 3 (0.41%) CentOS
7 2 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.14%) Debian
8 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (58.96%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (23.26%) Microservices
3 154 (21.07%) MVC
4 152 (20.79%) DevOps
5 124 (16.96%) TDD
6 115 (15.73%) Scrum
6 115 (15.73%) Software Engineering
7 109 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
8 94 (12.86%) Mentoring
9 88 (12.04%) Web Development
10 76 (10.40%) OO
11 73 (9.99%) E-Commerce
12 68 (9.30%) Open Source
13 63 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
14 61 (8.34%) Business Intelligence
15 58 (7.93%) API Design
15 58 (7.93%) Unit Testing
16 55 (7.52%) Test Automation
17 52 (7.11%) Fintech
18 51 (6.98%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 286 (39.12%) C#
2 239 (32.69%) JavaScript
3 235 (32.15%) Java
4 216 (29.55%) SQL
5 149 (20.38%) Python
6 66 (9.03%) PHP
7 34 (4.65%) Scala
8 33 (4.51%) Java 8
9 31 (4.24%) C
10 22 (3.01%) C++
11 21 (2.87%) ES6
11 21 (2.87%) T-SQL
12 19 (2.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 19 (2.60%) R
13 18 (2.46%) TypeScript
14 17 (2.33%) Go
15 12 (1.64%) Kotlin
15 12 (1.64%) Ruby
16 9 (1.23%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 77 (10.53%) Degree
2 24 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (1.78%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.41%) MCSE
8 2 (0.27%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.27%) HND
8 2 (0.27%) MCSA
9 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.34%) QA
2 6 (0.82%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.27%) ISO 20022
3 2 (0.27%) PSD2
System Software
1 104 (14.23%) Docker
2 6 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (5.34%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.23%) Ansible
2 9 (1.23%) Terraform
3 7 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.82%) Puppet
4 6 (0.82%) SQL Sentry
5 3 (0.41%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.14%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 145 (19.84%) Microsoft
2 38 (5.20%) Oracle
3 32 (4.38%) Google
4 26 (3.56%) MuleSoft
5 25 (3.42%) Adobe
6 20 (2.74%) SAP
7 18 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.92%) Sitecore
9 10 (1.37%) Databricks
9 10 (1.37%) Dell
9 10 (1.37%) WSO2
9 10 (1.37%) Xamarin
10 8 (1.09%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.09%) Tableau
10 8 (1.09%) Zend
11 7 (0.96%) Logi
11 7 (0.96%) Logi Analytics
11 7 (0.96%) Pega
12 6 (0.82%) Apple
12 6 (0.82%) VMware