Period
to 1 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

API Development
England > Midlands
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 262 194 291
Rank change year-on-year -68 +97 +35
Permanent jobs citing API Development 54 36 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.57% 0.68% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.74% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 43 34 52
10th Percentile £35,500 £37,500 £30,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £40,313 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +10.80%
75th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile " £57,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -4.35%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,735 4,846 10,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 92.15% 92.01% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6,440 4,008 8,571
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £67,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

API Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing API Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for API Development in the Midlands

API Development
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing API Development in the Midlands.

Salary trend for API Development in the Midlands

API Development
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing API Development in the Midlands over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for API Development in the Midlands

API Development
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing API Development within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 1 August 2021. 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
West Midlands -53 43 £55,000 +22.22% 10
East Midlands -48 11 £40,000 -20.00% 12
API Development
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for API Development.

1 40 (74.07%) C#
1 40 (74.07%) .NET
2 33 (61.11%) AWS
3 31 (57.41%) Docker
3 31 (57.41%) Software Engineering
4 30 (55.56%) Kubernetes
5 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (38.89%) Azure
7 19 (35.19%) REST
7 19 (35.19%) .NET Core
8 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 18 (33.33%) SQL
9 17 (31.48%) DevOps
10 15 (27.78%) Machine Learning
11 14 (25.93%) Artificial Intelligence
11 14 (25.93%) JSON
12 13 (24.07%) MySQL
12 13 (24.07%) GIS
12 13 (24.07%) ETL
12 13 (24.07%) Big Data
12 13 (24.07%) GCP
12 13 (24.07%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (24.07%) Data Ingestion
12 13 (24.07%) Data Engineering
13 12 (22.22%) Social Skills
13 12 (22.22%) React
13 12 (22.22%) Finance
14 11 (20.37%) TDD
14 11 (20.37%) Microservices
14 11 (20.37%) AngularJS

API Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 33 (61.11%) AWS
2 21 (38.89%) Azure
3 13 (24.07%) GCP
4 10 (18.52%) Serverless
5 9 (16.67%) SaaS
6 8 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (14.81%) Amazon SQS
6 8 (14.81%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.70%) npm
7 2 (3.70%) NuGet
8 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.85%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 1 (1.85%) Azure Functions
8 1 (1.85%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) Big Data
1 13 (24.07%) GIS
1 13 (24.07%) MySQL
2 8 (14.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (14.81%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
1 8 (14.81%) GitLab
2 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.70%) Cypress.io
2 2 (3.70%) JBehave
2 2 (3.70%) REST Assured
2 2 (3.70%) Selenium
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
1 12 (22.22%) Social Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (72.22%) Developer
2 25 (46.30%) C# Developer
3 5 (9.26%) .NET Developer
3 5 (9.26%) .NET Software Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Software Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) PHP Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Backend Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Integration Developer
6 2 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Azure Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (3.70%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Python Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (74.07%) .NET
2 19 (35.19%) .NET Core
2 19 (35.19%) REST
3 14 (25.93%) JSON
4 12 (22.22%) React
5 11 (20.37%) AngularJS
6 9 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (14.81%) CSS
7 8 (14.81%) GraphQL
7 8 (14.81%) JSON Schema
7 8 (14.81%) Node.js
8 7 (12.96%) HTML
9 5 (9.26%) OAuth
9 5 (9.26%) OpenID
9 5 (9.26%) WSDL
10 4 (7.41%) Laravel
10 4 (7.41%) Vue.js
11 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
12 2 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (14.81%) Legacy Applications
3 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.70%) Legacy Code
4 2 (3.70%) Wiki
5 1 (1.85%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.85%) Online Games
5 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Software Engineering
2 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (31.48%) DevOps
4 15 (27.78%) Machine Learning
5 14 (25.93%) Artificial Intelligence
6 13 (24.07%) Data Engineering
6 13 (24.07%) Data Ingestion
6 13 (24.07%) ETL
7 11 (20.37%) Microservices
7 11 (20.37%) TDD
8 9 (16.67%) API Design
8 9 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
9 8 (14.81%) Agile Coaching
10 5 (9.26%) ITIL
10 5 (9.26%) Scrum
11 4 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
12 3 (5.56%) OO
12 3 (5.56%) OOP
12 3 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 40 (74.07%) C#
2 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 18 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.41%) PHP
4 4 (7.41%) Python
5 3 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (1.85%) C
6 1 (1.85%) ES6
6 1 (1.85%) JSX
6 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) Accessibility
System Software
1 31 (57.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (55.56%) Kubernetes
2 8 (14.81%) Terraform
3 1 (1.85%) Ansible
3 1 (1.85%) Packer
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) IBM
1 2 (3.70%) Jitterbit
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.70%) MuleSoft
2 1 (1.85%) Sony