Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

API Testing
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 61 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - -
Permanent jobs citing API Testing 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.45% 0.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Shropshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -16.67%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 291 352 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 84.10% 84.41% 89.11%
Number of salaries quoted 167 250 356
Shropshire median annual salary £37,500 £39,565 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.22% +2.77% -3.75%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,494 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £70,713 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%

API Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing API Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for API Testing in Shropshire

API Testing
Salary Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing API Testing in Shropshire.

Salary trend for API Testing in Shropshire

API Testing
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing API Testing within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 9 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
Telford - 5 £45,000 -
API Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT jobs citing API Testing 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for API Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Confluence
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (80.00%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (80.00%) SAP PSCD
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) SAP FI-CA
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services

API Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 5 (100.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) SAP FI-CA
1 4 (80.00%) SAP PSCD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Groovy
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian