Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for API Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited API Design over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

API Design
England > South East
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 478 548 601
Rank change year-on-year +70 +53 +44
Permanent jobs citing API Design 53 39 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 56
South East median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -2.06% +7.78%
10th Percentile £35,375 £33,750 £35,250
90th Percentile £71,825 £55,625 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

API Design 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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 27138 29676 36860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.41% 87.45% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22292 24576 30719
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

API Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing API Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for API Design in the South East

API Design
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing API Design in the South East.

Salary trend for API Design in the South East

API Design
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing API Design in the South East over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for API Design in the South East

API Design
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing API Design within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. 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
Thames Valley +32 30 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Berkshire +34 14 £55,000 +15.79% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 9 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Hampshire -4 9 £68,500 +59.30% 1
Kent - 9 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £50,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £72,500 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +9 1 £52,500 -4.55%
API Design
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing API Design 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 South East region with a requirement for API Design.

1 31 (58.49%) JavaScript
2 29 (54.72%) Python
3 23 (43.40%) Java
3 23 (43.40%) C++
3 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (41.51%) Linux
5 21 (39.62%) Windows
6 20 (37.74%) Node.js
7 19 (35.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (30.19%) Scrum
10 15 (28.30%) C#
10 15 (28.30%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (24.53%) REST
11 13 (24.53%) Docker
11 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (22.64%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (22.64%) SaaS
13 11 (20.75%) Jenkins
13 11 (20.75%) Maven
13 11 (20.75%) Ant
13 11 (20.75%) Web Services
14 10 (18.87%) OOP
14 10 (18.87%) MySQL
14 10 (18.87%) TDD
14 10 (18.87%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (18.87%) Scala
14 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (18.87%) Kanban
14 10 (18.87%) Machine Learning

API Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (22.64%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (15.09%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.77%) JBoss
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (22.64%) SaaS
3 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
1 1 (1.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (18.87%) MySQL
2 10 (18.87%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
4 7 (13.21%) HBase
5 6 (11.32%) Big Data
6 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.77%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Ant
1 11 (20.75%) Jenkins
1 11 (20.75%) Maven
2 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.77%) Grunt
3 2 (3.77%) gulp
3 2 (3.77%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) JUnit
4 1 (1.89%) Subversion
4 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
1 9 (16.98%) Games
2 8 (15.09%) Electronics
2 8 (15.09%) Manufacturing
2 8 (15.09%) Marketing
2 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) Software Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (18.87%) Architect
5 8 (15.09%) Lead Software Architect
5 8 (15.09%) Programmer
5 8 (15.09%) Senior Developer
5 8 (15.09%) Software Architect
6 7 (13.21%) Python Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Senior Programmer
6 7 (13.21%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Java Developer
8 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
8 5 (9.43%) C++ Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (9.43%) Lead Developer
8 5 (9.43%) SaaS Architect
9 4 (7.55%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Development Team Leader
9 4 (7.55%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) Node.js
2 15 (28.30%) RabbitMQ
3 13 (24.53%) REST
4 11 (20.75%) Web Services
5 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
6 8 (15.09%) CSS
6 8 (15.09%) DirectX
6 8 (15.09%) HTML
6 8 (15.09%) jQuery
6 8 (15.09%) OpenGL
7 7 (13.21%) .NET
7 7 (13.21%) Django
8 6 (11.32%) Vulkan
9 5 (9.43%) Angular 2
9 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (9.43%) CSS3
9 5 (9.43%) Flask
9 5 (9.43%) HTML5
9 5 (9.43%) XML
9 5 (9.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) EPoS
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Fintech
4 1 (1.89%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 22 (41.51%) Linux
2 21 (39.62%) Windows
3 4 (7.55%) Mac OS
4 2 (3.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.19%) Scrum
3 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (18.87%) Kanban
4 10 (18.87%) Machine Learning
4 10 (18.87%) Microservices
4 10 (18.87%) OOP
4 10 (18.87%) TDD
5 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
6 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (15.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (15.09%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (15.09%) Domain-Driven Design
6 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
6 8 (15.09%) Multithreading
6 8 (15.09%) OO
6 8 (15.09%) Pair Programming
6 8 (15.09%) Programme Management
6 8 (15.09%) Refactoring
6 8 (15.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 31 (58.49%) JavaScript
2 29 (54.72%) Python
3 23 (43.40%) C++
3 23 (43.40%) Java
4 15 (28.30%) C#
5 10 (18.87%) Scala
6 8 (15.09%) Assembly Language
6 8 (15.09%) HLSL
6 8 (15.09%) Ruby
7 6 (11.32%) C
7 6 (11.32%) SQL
8 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.77%) ES6
8 2 (3.77%) Korn
9 1 (1.89%) Go
9 1 (1.89%) Groovy
9 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) Docker
2 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) SAP
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Telerik
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.77%) Xamarin