Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

API Development
UK > England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 497 649 766
Rank change year-on-year +152 +117 +118
Permanent jobs citing API Development 915 595 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.39% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 786 459 463
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +21.05%

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 144,408 152,231 169,760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.15% 91.50% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 115,883 122,017 143,258
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +79 427 £70,000 +16.67% 67
South East +164 258 £50,000 - 28
North of England +15 80 £37,500 -25.00% 12
Midlands +57 65 £40,000 +6.67% 9
South West +10 48 £45,000 +4.05% 1
North West +3 48 £37,500 -25.00% 6
West Midlands +67 44 £40,000 +11.89% 4
East of England +30 35 £50,000 +17.65% 12
Yorkshire +41 31 £40,000 +14.29% 4
East Midlands +15 21 £47,500 +15.15% 5
South Coast - 2 - -
North East -24 1 £35,000 -26.32% 2
API Development
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 483 (52.79%) Agile Software Development
2 458 (50.05%) JavaScript
3 331 (36.17%) HTML
4 320 (34.97%) C#
5 318 (34.75%) .NET
6 313 (34.21%) CSS
7 288 (31.48%) Java
8 283 (30.93%) SQL
9 260 (28.42%) Amazon AWS
10 232 (25.36%) TDD
11 226 (24.70%) Finance
12 225 (24.59%) MVC
13 221 (24.15%) Git (software)
14 220 (24.04%) Node.js
15 217 (23.72%) Microsoft Azure
16 213 (23.28%) Web Services
17 210 (22.95%) REST
18 206 (22.51%) AngularJS
19 199 (21.75%) Linux
20 190 (20.77%) RESTful
21 188 (20.55%) MySQL
22 186 (20.33%) Python
22 186 (20.33%) API Design
23 181 (19.78%) Software Engineering
24 176 (19.23%) Front End Development
25 174 (19.02%) Test Automation
26 173 (18.91%) SQL Server
27 172 (18.80%) NoSQL
28 156 (17.05%) Microservices
29 146 (15.96%) Docker

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 91 (9.95%) Ethereum
2 46 (5.03%) Apache
3 39 (4.26%) Confluence
4 35 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (2.84%) Tomcat
6 19 (2.08%) Apache Spark
7 17 (1.86%) CMS
8 15 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (1.42%) WordPress
10 12 (1.31%) IIS
11 8 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.77%) NServiceBus
13 6 (0.66%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.66%) JBoss
14 5 (0.55%) nginx
14 5 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.55%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.55%) WildFly
15 4 (0.44%) EPiServer
15 4 (0.44%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
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 38 (4.15%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (1.31%) Ripple
3 6 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 260 (28.42%) Amazon AWS
2 217 (23.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (11.58%) GitHub
4 90 (9.84%) Cloud Computing
5 75 (8.20%) Amazon EC2
6 70 (7.65%) Amazon S3
7 51 (5.57%) PaaS
8 49 (5.36%) SaaS
8 49 (5.36%) Serverless
9 33 (3.61%) IaaS
10 20 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 14 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
12 13 (1.42%) Heroku
13 11 (1.20%) Adobe Analytics
13 11 (1.20%) Boomi
13 11 (1.20%) Firebase
14 10 (1.09%) Azure Functions
15 6 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.66%) Azure Machine Learning
16 5 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.28%) Internet
2 22 (2.40%) HTTP
3 18 (1.97%) SSH
4 17 (1.86%) SMTP
5 16 (1.75%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.09%) DNS
7 8 (0.87%) Broadband
8 5 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.11%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (20.55%) MySQL
2 173 (18.91%) SQL Server
3 172 (18.80%) NoSQL
4 110 (12.02%) PostgreSQL
5 106 (11.58%) Blockchain
6 96 (10.49%) Redis
7 93 (10.16%) Big Data
8 80 (8.74%) Relational Database
9 42 (4.59%) MongoDB
10 37 (4.04%) Hadoop
11 35 (3.83%) RDBMS
12 28 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
15 12 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 9 (0.98%) Data Mining
18 6 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
18 6 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 221 (24.15%) Git (software)
2 70 (7.65%) Mocha
3 66 (7.21%) Jenkins
4 64 (6.99%) Visual Studio
5 52 (5.68%) JIRA
6 33 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (3.61%) Visual Studio Team System
7 27 (2.95%) Bitbucket
8 26 (2.84%) webpack
9 24 (2.62%) Gradle
10 22 (2.40%) TeamCity
11 17 (1.86%) Subversion
12 16 (1.75%) Appium
12 16 (1.75%) Maven
13 13 (1.42%) Xcode
14 12 (1.31%) gulp
14 12 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (1.20%) Cucumber
15 11 (1.20%) Selenium
16 9 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 226 (24.70%) Finance
2 120 (13.11%) Banking
3 91 (9.95%) Telecoms
4 41 (4.48%) Retail
5 19 (2.08%) Publishing
6 17 (1.86%) Games
6 17 (1.86%) Marketing
7 16 (1.75%) Back Office
8 13 (1.42%) Front Office
9 12 (1.31%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.98%) Advertising
11 7 (0.77%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.55%) Law
13 4 (0.44%) Legal
13 4 (0.44%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.22%) French Language
14 2 (0.22%) German Language
14 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 640 (69.95%) Developer
2 147 (16.07%) .NET Developer
2 147 (16.07%) Senior Developer
3 131 (14.32%) C# Developer
4 99 (10.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 94 (10.27%) Software Developer
6 93 (10.16%) JavaScript Developer
7 89 (9.73%) Node.js Developer
8 83 (9.07%) Software Engineer
9 76 (8.31%) Backend Developer
9 76 (8.31%) Java Developer
10 75 (8.20%) Full Stack Developer
11 73 (7.98%) Blockchain Developer
12 61 (6.67%) Lead Developer
13 60 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 55 (6.01%) Python Developer
15 50 (5.46%) C# Software Developer
16 48 (5.25%) .NET Software Developer
17 46 (5.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 42 (4.59%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (36.17%) HTML
2 318 (34.75%) .NET
3 313 (34.21%) CSS
4 220 (24.04%) Node.js
5 213 (23.28%) Web Services
6 210 (22.95%) REST
7 206 (22.51%) AngularJS
8 190 (20.77%) RESTful
9 122 (13.33%) ASP.NET
10 114 (12.46%) jQuery
11 108 (11.80%) JSON
12 105 (11.48%) SOAP
13 92 (10.05%) Spring
14 89 (9.73%) ASP.NET Web API
14 89 (9.73%) React
15 85 (9.29%) HTML5
16 84 (9.18%) Smart Contracts
17 81 (8.85%) XML
18 79 (8.63%) Truffle
18 79 (8.63%) web3js
Miscellaneous
1 102 (11.15%) Fintech
2 92 (10.05%) Bitcoin
3 66 (7.21%) Mobile App
4 63 (6.89%) User Experience
5 62 (6.78%) Computer Science
6 45 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
7 38 (4.15%) Social Media
8 37 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 20 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (1.42%) N-Tier
10 13 (1.42%) Robotics
10 13 (1.42%) Tandem
11 12 (1.31%) Blog
11 12 (1.31%) Equities
11 12 (1.31%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
11 12 (1.31%) Litecoin
Operating Systems
1 199 (21.75%) Linux
2 59 (6.45%) VMS
3 47 (5.14%) Android
4 39 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 25 (2.73%) Unix
6 21 (2.30%) Windows
7 6 (0.66%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.55%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (52.79%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (25.36%) TDD
3 225 (24.59%) MVC
4 186 (20.33%) API Design
5 181 (19.78%) Software Engineering
6 176 (19.23%) Front End Development
7 174 (19.02%) Test Automation
8 156 (17.05%) Microservices
9 144 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
9 144 (15.74%) Web Development
10 128 (13.99%) OO
11 113 (12.35%) DevOps
12 108 (11.80%) Scrum
13 96 (10.49%) BDD
14 84 (9.18%) Analytics
15 83 (9.07%) SOA
16 74 (8.09%) Data Security
17 70 (7.65%) Identity Management
18 64 (6.99%) KYC
19 61 (6.67%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 458 (50.05%) JavaScript
2 320 (34.97%) C#
3 288 (31.48%) Java
4 283 (30.93%) SQL
5 186 (20.33%) Python
6 125 (13.66%) ES6
7 115 (12.57%) PHP
8 84 (9.18%) Scala
9 80 (8.74%) Solidity
10 46 (5.03%) C++
11 43 (4.70%) C
12 42 (4.59%) Java 8
13 41 (4.48%) TypeScript
14 40 (4.37%) Go
15 39 (4.26%) Apple Swift
15 39 (4.26%) Objective-C
16 38 (4.15%) Ruby
17 31 (3.39%) PowerShell
18 23 (2.51%) Kotlin
19 22 (2.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (9.95%) Degree
2 52 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.42%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.44%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.22%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.22%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.22%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.36%) QA
2 13 (1.42%) GCP
2 13 (1.42%) GDPR
3 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 146 (15.96%) Docker
2 83 (9.07%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.33%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.22%) HDFS
6 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 101 (11.04%) Kubernetes
2 59 (6.45%) Docker Swarm
3 10 (1.09%) Ansible
4 8 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (0.66%) Puppet
6 5 (0.55%) Marathon
7 3 (0.33%) Terraform
8 2 (0.22%) cPanel
8 2 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 128 (13.99%) Microsoft
2 93 (10.16%) Google
3 24 (2.62%) ServiceNow
4 22 (2.40%) Oracle
5 20 (2.19%) Apple
6 17 (1.86%) Adobe
7 16 (1.75%) MuleSoft
7 16 (1.75%) Tableau
8 14 (1.53%) Apigee
9 12 (1.31%) Atlassian
10 8 (0.87%) IBM
10 8 (0.87%) Splunk
10 8 (0.87%) Xamarin
11 7 (0.77%) ATG
11 7 (0.77%) TIBCO
11 7 (0.77%) Zend
12 6 (0.66%) Facebook
13 5 (0.55%) CA
13 5 (0.55%) Databricks
13 5 (0.55%) Sitecore