Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

API Testing
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 92 -
Rank change year-on-year +25 - -
Permanent jobs citing API Testing 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.84% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,500 £40,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.07% +8.67% -

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 Leicester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 530 745 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 89.23% 88.37% 89.01%
Number of salaries quoted 481 693 619
Leicester median annual salary £38,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,200
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £60,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing API Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for API Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (60.00%) ERP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Confluence
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Capita
3 3 (60.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (60.00%) GitHub
3 3 (60.00%) Bitbucket
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) QA Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (60.00%) TestRail
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) AutoIt
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing

API Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 3 (60.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) AutoIt
2 3 (60.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) TestRail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) QA Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (60.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (40.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Software QA Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (60.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) ERP
3 3 (60.00%) QA Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (60.00%) Capita
2 1 (20.00%) HP