Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

API Development
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 457 574 716
Rank change year-on-year +117 +142 +141
Permanent jobs citing API Development 931 735 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.44% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.48% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 708 564 466
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,000 £75,000
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 135,998 154,654 159,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.63% 91.90% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 108,808 123,799 133,287
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +48 391 £70,000 +16.67% 86
South East +104 221 £50,000 -16.67% 28
South West +88 111 £45,000 - 7
North of England +29 104 £45,000 -10.00% 31
Midlands +73 58 £40,000 +6.67% 14
Yorkshire +64 57 £49,000 +60.66% 13
North West -15 46 £35,000 -30.00% 16
East of England +57 45 £60,000 - 5
West Midlands +36 31 £36,500 -2.67% 10
East Midlands +40 27 £45,000 -5.26% 4
South Coast - 4 - -
North East -7 1 £33,750 -25.00% 2
API Development
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 496 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 483 (51.88%) JavaScript
3 379 (40.71%) .NET
4 378 (40.60%) C#
5 371 (39.85%) HTML
6 340 (36.52%) CSS
7 300 (32.22%) Java
8 255 (27.39%) Amazon AWS
8 255 (27.39%) AngularJS
9 242 (25.99%) Web Services
10 231 (24.81%) Microservices
11 227 (24.38%) MVC
12 220 (23.63%) REST
13 218 (23.42%) SQL
14 217 (23.31%) SQL Server
15 215 (23.09%) Software Engineering
15 215 (23.09%) Microsoft Azure
16 207 (22.23%) Git (software)
17 205 (22.02%) Finance
18 204 (21.91%) MySQL
19 190 (20.41%) Node.js
20 174 (18.69%) ASP.NET
21 173 (18.58%) RESTful
22 168 (18.05%) API Design
23 163 (17.51%) TDD
24 162 (17.40%) Python
25 149 (16.00%) Web Development
25 149 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
26 147 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
27 146 (15.68%) 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 67 (7.20%) Elasticsearch
2 52 (5.59%) Ethereum
3 41 (4.40%) Apache
4 39 (4.19%) Tomcat
5 35 (3.76%) CMS
6 27 (2.90%) Confluence
7 25 (2.69%) Apache Spark
8 20 (2.15%) WordPress
9 15 (1.61%) GlassFish
10 14 (1.50%) JBoss
10 14 (1.50%) SharePoint
10 14 (1.50%) WebSphere
11 12 (1.29%) Jetty
11 12 (1.29%) WebLogic
12 11 (1.18%) IIS
13 8 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.75%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.75%) Mule
15 6 (0.64%) Drupal
15 6 (0.64%) nginx
Applications
1 60 (6.44%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.21%) Maya
2 2 (0.21%) Snapchat
3 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.40%) Distributed Ledger
3 12 (1.29%) Ripple
4 5 (0.54%) Magento
5 4 (0.43%) Scribe Insight
6 1 (0.11%) Odoo
6 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 255 (27.39%) Amazon AWS
2 215 (23.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 108 (11.60%) GitHub
4 84 (9.02%) SaaS
5 46 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
6 42 (4.51%) Serverless
7 41 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
7 41 (4.40%) PaaS
8 38 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
9 37 (3.97%) Amazon S3
10 26 (2.79%) IaaS
11 13 (1.40%) CloudFront
12 11 (1.18%) Heroku
13 10 (1.07%) OpenShift
14 9 (0.97%) Apigee
15 8 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
16 6 (0.64%) Azure Functions
16 6 (0.64%) Azure Machine Learning
16 6 (0.64%) npm
16 6 (0.64%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.36%) Internet
2 20 (2.15%) HTTP
3 12 (1.29%) SMTP
4 11 (1.18%) DNS
4 11 (1.18%) SSH
5 9 (0.97%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.86%) Broadband
7 6 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (0.54%) VoIP
9 3 (0.32%) IMAP
9 3 (0.32%) Intranet
10 1 (0.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (23.31%) SQL Server
2 204 (21.91%) MySQL
3 127 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
4 86 (9.24%) NoSQL
5 73 (7.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 64 (6.87%) Blockchain
7 61 (6.55%) Big Data
8 53 (5.69%) Relational Database
9 45 (4.83%) Redis
10 42 (4.51%) Hadoop
11 27 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (2.58%) MongoDB
13 23 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
14 18 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
17 13 (1.40%) RDBMS
18 8 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
19 7 (0.75%) Data Mining
20 6 (0.64%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 207 (22.23%) Git (software)
2 74 (7.95%) Jenkins
3 61 (6.55%) Visual Studio
4 42 (4.51%) JIRA
5 37 (3.97%) webpack
6 35 (3.76%) Mocha
7 27 (2.90%) Maven
8 24 (2.58%) Visual Studio Team System
9 22 (2.36%) gulp
10 21 (2.26%) Subversion
10 21 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (2.15%) TeamCity
12 15 (1.61%) Cucumber
12 15 (1.61%) Selenium
12 15 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
13 14 (1.50%) Gradle
13 14 (1.50%) Grunt
14 13 (1.40%) JMeter
14 13 (1.40%) JUnit
14 13 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 205 (22.02%) Finance
2 63 (6.77%) Banking
3 48 (5.16%) Retail
4 44 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.79%) Marketing
6 23 (2.47%) Publishing
7 20 (2.15%) Back Office
8 19 (2.04%) Games
9 13 (1.40%) Legal
10 12 (1.29%) Front Office
11 11 (1.18%) Advertising
12 7 (0.75%) Law
13 6 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.43%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.32%) French Language
16 3 (0.32%) German Language
16 3 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 611 (65.63%) Developer
2 161 (17.29%) Senior Developer
3 143 (15.36%) .NET Developer
4 142 (15.25%) Software Engineer
5 123 (13.21%) C# Developer
6 104 (11.17%) Java Developer
7 87 (9.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 84 (9.02%) JavaScript Developer
9 75 (8.06%) Senior Software Engineer
10 67 (7.20%) Software Developer
11 63 (6.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 60 (6.44%) Full Stack Developer
13 59 (6.34%) Node.js Developer
13 59 (6.34%) Web Developer
14 55 (5.91%) Lead Developer
15 49 (5.26%) Backend Developer
16 48 (5.16%) Java Engineer
17 46 (4.94%) Senior Java Developer
18 45 (4.83%) Blockchain Developer
18 45 (4.83%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (40.71%) .NET
2 371 (39.85%) HTML
3 340 (36.52%) CSS
4 255 (27.39%) AngularJS
5 242 (25.99%) Web Services
6 220 (23.63%) REST
7 190 (20.41%) Node.js
8 174 (18.69%) ASP.NET
9 173 (18.58%) RESTful
10 128 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 122 (13.10%) ASP.NET Web API
11 122 (13.10%) HTML5
12 108 (11.60%) React
13 105 (11.28%) Spring
14 100 (10.74%) jQuery
15 89 (9.56%) JSON
16 87 (9.34%) SOAP
17 78 (8.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 68 (7.30%) Sass
19 66 (7.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.59%) Fintech
2 69 (7.41%) User Experience
3 60 (6.44%) Mobile App
4 59 (6.34%) Greenfield Project
5 58 (6.23%) Social Media
6 52 (5.59%) Bitcoin
7 44 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (2.69%) Linux Command Line
10 19 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (1.93%) Management Information System
12 17 (1.83%) Blog
13 15 (1.61%) N-Tier
13 15 (1.61%) Robotics
14 14 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
14 14 (1.50%) Tandem
15 12 (1.29%) Equities
15 12 (1.29%) Fixed Income
15 12 (1.29%) Litecoin
16 10 (1.07%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 117 (12.57%) Linux
2 58 (6.23%) Android
3 54 (5.80%) Apple iOS
4 36 (3.87%) Windows
5 27 (2.90%) VMS
6 24 (2.58%) Unix
7 4 (0.43%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (24.81%) Microservices
3 227 (24.38%) MVC
4 215 (23.09%) Software Engineering
5 168 (18.05%) API Design
6 163 (17.51%) TDD
7 149 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 149 (16.00%) Web Development
8 147 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
9 146 (15.68%) DevOps
10 140 (15.04%) Mentoring
11 128 (13.75%) Front End Development
12 106 (11.39%) Test Automation
13 102 (10.96%) Scrum
14 98 (10.53%) Coaching
15 95 (10.20%) OO
15 95 (10.20%) SOA
16 91 (9.77%) Computer Science
17 62 (6.66%) Conversational UI
18 60 (6.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 483 (51.88%) JavaScript
2 378 (40.60%) C#
3 300 (32.22%) Java
4 218 (23.42%) SQL
5 162 (17.40%) Python
6 113 (12.14%) PHP
7 77 (8.27%) ES6
8 54 (5.80%) Scala
9 46 (4.94%) Java 8
9 46 (4.94%) Ruby
9 46 (4.94%) TypeScript
10 45 (4.83%) Apple Swift
10 45 (4.83%) Objective-C
11 44 (4.73%) C++
12 43 (4.62%) C
13 40 (4.30%) Solidity
14 39 (4.19%) Kotlin
15 32 (3.44%) T-SQL
16 29 (3.11%) Go
17 25 (2.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 104 (11.17%) Degree
2 73 (7.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.40%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.18%) DV Cleared
4 11 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.07%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.64%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.11%) ISEB
8 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.30%) QA
2 11 (1.18%) GDPR
3 6 (0.64%) PMO
4 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.21%) PSD2
6 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 118 (12.67%) Docker
2 45 (4.83%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (0.97%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.32%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.21%) Firmware
7 1 (0.11%) HDFS
7 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 67 (7.20%) Kubernetes
2 27 (2.90%) Docker Swarm
3 21 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.86%) Puppet
5 7 (0.75%) Ansible
6 6 (0.64%) HockeyApp
7 5 (0.54%) Terraform
8 3 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.21%) cPanel
9 2 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.21%) Marathon
Vendors
1 137 (14.72%) Microsoft
2 90 (9.67%) Google
3 21 (2.26%) Tableau
4 20 (2.15%) Apple
5 17 (1.83%) Oracle
6 14 (1.50%) MuleSoft
6 14 (1.50%) ServiceNow
7 11 (1.18%) Sitecore
7 11 (1.18%) Zend
8 9 (0.97%) Nintex
8 9 (0.97%) Splunk
9 8 (0.86%) IBM
10 7 (0.75%) Facebook
11 6 (0.64%) Adobe
11 6 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.64%) Telerik
12 5 (0.54%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.43%) Citrix
13 4 (0.43%) VMware
13 4 (0.43%) Xamarin