Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

API Development
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 465 606 743
Rank change year-on-year +141 +137 +138
Permanent jobs citing API Development 934 666 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.44% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 768 491 477
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 139,565 150,425 164,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.08% 91.55% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 111,949 119,525 138,391
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,875
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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 +76 444 £70,000 +16.67% 70
South East +127 230 £50,000 -16.67% 20
North of England +2 93 £37,000 -26.00% 23
Midlands +68 64 £40,000 -11.11% 23
South West +44 57 £45,000 +12.50% 8
North West -21 52 £35,000 -30.00% 13
East of England +70 47 £55,000 +31.74% 5
Yorkshire +36 41 £47,500 +55.74% 9
West Midlands +56 40 £35,500 -11.25% 12
East Midlands +9 24 £47,500 +2.70% 11
South Coast - 4 - -
API Development
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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.

1 528 (56.53%) Agile Software Development
2 463 (49.57%) JavaScript
3 345 (36.94%) C#
4 343 (36.72%) .NET
5 336 (35.97%) HTML
6 314 (33.62%) CSS
7 301 (32.23%) Java
8 249 (26.66%) SQL
9 234 (25.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 231 (24.73%) Finance
11 230 (24.63%) Amazon AWS
12 226 (24.20%) Web Services
12 226 (24.20%) REST
13 223 (23.88%) AngularJS
14 218 (23.34%) Node.js
15 216 (23.13%) Git (software)
16 206 (22.06%) MVC
17 198 (21.20%) Python
18 194 (20.77%) SQL Server
19 193 (20.66%) TDD
20 185 (19.81%) Software Engineering
21 183 (19.59%) RESTful
22 177 (18.95%) API Design
23 174 (18.63%) Web Development
24 171 (18.31%) Front End Development
25 170 (18.20%) MySQL
26 169 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
27 166 (17.77%) Microservices
28 155 (16.60%) Linux
29 151 (16.17%) DevOps

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 75 (8.03%) Ethereum
2 66 (7.07%) Elasticsearch
3 49 (5.25%) Apache
4 39 (4.18%) Tomcat
5 34 (3.64%) Confluence
6 26 (2.78%) Apache Spark
6 26 (2.78%) CMS
7 21 (2.25%) WordPress
8 14 (1.50%) SharePoint
9 13 (1.39%) GlassFish
10 11 (1.18%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.18%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.07%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.96%) IIS
13 7 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.64%) JBoss
14 6 (0.64%) Mule
14 6 (0.64%) nginx
15 5 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.54%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (0.32%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.21%) Maya
2 2 (0.21%) Snapchat
3 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (2.25%) Distributed Ledger
2 15 (1.61%) Ripple
3 13 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.43%) Scribe Insight
5 1 (0.11%) Magento
5 1 (0.11%) Odoo
5 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 234 (25.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 230 (24.63%) Amazon AWS
3 122 (13.06%) GitHub
4 81 (8.67%) SaaS
5 65 (6.96%) Cloud Computing
6 63 (6.75%) Amazon EC2
7 57 (6.10%) Amazon S3
7 57 (6.10%) PaaS
8 52 (5.57%) Serverless
9 37 (3.96%) IaaS
10 30 (3.21%) Google Cloud Platform
11 15 (1.61%) Heroku
12 9 (0.96%) Azure Functions
12 9 (0.96%) CloudFront
13 8 (0.86%) Amazon Kinesis
13 8 (0.86%) Azure Machine Learning
14 7 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
14 7 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (0.75%) Firebase
14 7 (0.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.10%) Internet
2 28 (3.00%) HTTP
3 18 (1.93%) SMTP
3 18 (1.93%) SSH
4 16 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.07%) DNS
6 7 (0.75%) Broadband
7 5 (0.54%) VoIP
8 2 (0.21%) IMAP
8 2 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (20.77%) SQL Server
2 170 (18.20%) MySQL
3 119 (12.74%) NoSQL
4 89 (9.53%) Blockchain
5 88 (9.42%) PostgreSQL
6 79 (8.46%) Big Data
7 71 (7.60%) Redis
7 71 (7.60%) Relational Database
8 47 (5.03%) Hadoop
9 39 (4.18%) MongoDB
10 31 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (2.36%) RDBMS
13 18 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 12 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (1.18%) Data Mining
17 8 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
18 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 216 (23.13%) Git (software)
2 85 (9.10%) Jenkins
3 77 (8.24%) Visual Studio
4 54 (5.78%) Mocha
5 50 (5.35%) JIRA
6 40 (4.28%) webpack
7 28 (3.00%) Visual Studio Team System
8 27 (2.89%) Gradle
9 25 (2.68%) Maven
9 25 (2.68%) TeamCity
10 24 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (2.25%) Bitbucket
12 17 (1.82%) gulp
12 17 (1.82%) Subversion
13 15 (1.61%) JUnit
13 15 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
14 14 (1.50%) Selenium
15 13 (1.39%) Ant
15 13 (1.39%) Mockito
16 12 (1.28%) JMeter
General
1 231 (24.73%) Finance
2 93 (9.96%) Banking
3 64 (6.85%) Telecoms
4 44 (4.71%) Retail
5 29 (3.10%) Publishing
6 20 (2.14%) Back Office
6 20 (2.14%) Games
6 20 (2.14%) Marketing
7 16 (1.71%) Front Office
8 12 (1.28%) Advertising
9 10 (1.07%) Law
10 9 (0.96%) Legal
11 8 (0.86%) Multimedia
12 7 (0.75%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.43%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.32%) French Language
14 3 (0.32%) German Language
14 3 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 629 (67.34%) Developer
2 157 (16.81%) Senior Developer
3 151 (16.17%) .NET Developer
4 127 (13.60%) C# Developer
5 102 (10.92%) Software Engineer
6 94 (10.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 94 (10.06%) JavaScript Developer
7 78 (8.35%) Software Developer
8 74 (7.92%) Java Developer
8 74 (7.92%) Node.js Developer
9 66 (7.07%) Full Stack Developer
10 64 (6.85%) Blockchain Developer
11 63 (6.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 57 (6.10%) Backend Developer
12 57 (6.10%) Lead Developer
13 51 (5.46%) Angular Developer
14 50 (5.35%) Java Engineer
15 49 (5.25%) Web Developer
16 44 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 43 (4.60%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (36.72%) .NET
2 336 (35.97%) HTML
3 314 (33.62%) CSS
4 226 (24.20%) REST
4 226 (24.20%) Web Services
5 223 (23.88%) AngularJS
6 218 (23.34%) Node.js
7 183 (19.59%) RESTful
8 129 (13.81%) ASP.NET
9 121 (12.96%) HTML5
10 111 (11.88%) jQuery
11 110 (11.78%) React
12 102 (10.92%) JSON
13 101 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 100 (10.71%) Spring
15 96 (10.28%) SOAP
16 85 (9.10%) ASP.NET MVC
17 75 (8.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 75 (8.03%) XML
18 71 (7.60%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.49%) Fintech
2 83 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 75 (8.03%) Bitcoin
4 74 (7.92%) User Experience
5 65 (6.96%) Social Media
6 58 (6.21%) Mobile App
7 53 (5.67%) Greenfield Project
8 46 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
9 32 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (2.57%) Management Information System
11 19 (2.03%) Blog
11 19 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 19 (2.03%) Robotics
12 18 (1.93%) Linux Command Line
12 18 (1.93%) N-Tier
12 18 (1.93%) Tandem
13 15 (1.61%) Equities
13 15 (1.61%) Fixed Income
13 15 (1.61%) Litecoin
13 15 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 155 (16.60%) Linux
2 64 (6.85%) Android
3 58 (6.21%) Apple iOS
4 43 (4.60%) VMS
5 31 (3.32%) Unix
6 29 (3.10%) Windows
7 6 (0.64%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (56.53%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (22.06%) MVC
3 193 (20.66%) TDD
4 185 (19.81%) Software Engineering
5 177 (18.95%) API Design
6 174 (18.63%) Web Development
7 171 (18.31%) Front End Development
8 169 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
9 166 (17.77%) Microservices
10 151 (16.17%) DevOps
11 142 (15.20%) Test Automation
12 131 (14.03%) OO
13 97 (10.39%) Scrum
14 95 (10.17%) Continuous Delivery
15 87 (9.31%) SOA
16 71 (7.60%) Mobile Development
17 70 (7.49%) Analytics
18 68 (7.28%) Mentoring
19 63 (6.75%) BDD
20 61 (6.53%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 463 (49.57%) JavaScript
2 345 (36.94%) C#
3 301 (32.23%) Java
4 249 (26.66%) SQL
5 198 (21.20%) Python
6 121 (12.96%) PHP
7 101 (10.81%) ES6
8 69 (7.39%) Scala
9 60 (6.42%) Solidity
10 56 (6.00%) C
11 55 (5.89%) Apple Swift
11 55 (5.89%) Objective-C
12 53 (5.67%) C++
13 52 (5.57%) Ruby
14 48 (5.14%) TypeScript
15 43 (4.60%) Java 8
16 38 (4.07%) Kotlin
17 37 (3.96%) Go
18 36 (3.85%) PowerShell
19 28 (3.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (11.13%) Degree
2 63 (6.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.50%) Master's Degree
5 13 (1.39%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.54%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.11%) PhD
9 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.28%) QA
2 9 (0.96%) GDPR
3 5 (0.54%) PMO
4 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.21%) PSD2
5 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 137 (14.67%) Docker
2 65 (6.96%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (0.86%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.32%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.21%) Firmware
7 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 87 (9.31%) Kubernetes
2 43 (4.60%) Docker Swarm
3 21 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.07%) Ansible
5 7 (0.75%) Puppet
6 6 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.64%) Terraform
7 3 (0.32%) HockeyApp
8 2 (0.21%) cPanel
8 2 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.21%) Marathon
Vendors
1 147 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 104 (11.13%) Google
3 26 (2.78%) Apple
4 23 (2.46%) Tableau
5 20 (2.14%) ServiceNow
6 15 (1.61%) Oracle
7 13 (1.39%) MuleSoft
8 12 (1.28%) Adobe
9 11 (1.18%) Zend
10 9 (0.96%) Apigee
10 9 (0.96%) Atlassian
10 9 (0.96%) Nintex
11 8 (0.86%) Splunk
11 8 (0.86%) Telerik
12 7 (0.75%) Facebook
12 7 (0.75%) IBM
12 7 (0.75%) Sitecore
13 6 (0.64%) Databricks
13 6 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.43%) Citrix