Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

API Design
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 441 505 608
Rank change year-on-year +64 +103 -2
Permanent jobs citing API Design 107 38 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.13% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.14% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 90 34 24
South East median annual salary £45,000 £53,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.28% +19.44% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £36,625
90th Percentile £65,250 £70,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09% +3.77%

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 26,945 26,234 33,608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.82% 87.98% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 22,310 21,693 28,273
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 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
Thames Valley +39 44 £50,000 +11.11% 6
West Sussex - 22 £45,000 -
Berkshire +14 19 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Surrey +21 14 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +18 13 £50,000 +112.77% 1
Oxfordshire +8 12 £51,250 +2.50% 4
Hampshire -29 10 £42,500 -37.04% 2
Kent +20 9 £35,000 +27.27%
East Sussex - 8 £42,500 -
API Design
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing API Design 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 South East region with a requirement for API Design.

1 71 (66.36%) JavaScript
2 54 (50.47%) C#
3 52 (48.60%) HTML
4 49 (45.79%) .NET
5 43 (40.19%) SQL
6 41 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (36.45%) CSS
8 38 (35.51%) RESTful
9 36 (33.64%) SQL Server
10 33 (30.84%) ASP.NET
11 32 (29.91%) AngularJS
12 30 (28.04%) API Development
12 30 (28.04%) TDD
13 27 (25.23%) Amazon AWS
14 25 (23.36%) .NET Framework
14 25 (23.36%) MySQL
15 24 (22.43%) MVC
15 24 (22.43%) Degree
15 24 (22.43%) Computer Science
15 24 (22.43%) Git (software)
15 24 (22.43%) TypeScript
16 23 (21.50%) Test Automation
16 23 (21.50%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (19.63%) Unit Testing
17 21 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
17 21 (19.63%) Computer Science Degree
18 20 (18.69%) Node.js
18 20 (18.69%) Web Development
19 19 (17.76%) Ajax
19 19 (17.76%) Microsoft

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 (11.21%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (10.28%) Confluence
3 4 (3.74%) Apache
4 2 (1.87%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.23%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.48%) Serverless
4 7 (6.54%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (5.61%) SaaS
6 4 (3.74%) Firebase
6 4 (3.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.87%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.87%) PaaS
7 2 (1.87%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) HTTP
1 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.64%) SQL Server
2 25 (23.36%) MySQL
3 15 (14.02%) NoSQL
3 15 (14.02%) Relational Database
4 14 (13.08%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (11.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (10.28%) Big Data
7 9 (8.41%) MongoDB
8 8 (7.48%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (5.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (5.61%) HBase
10 3 (2.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.87%) MarkLogic
11 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.87%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (22.43%) Git (software)
2 17 (15.89%) Octopus Deploy
2 17 (15.89%) TeamCity
3 15 (14.02%) JIRA
4 9 (8.41%) gulp
4 9 (8.41%) Subversion
5 8 (7.48%) Ant
5 8 (7.48%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.61%) Hudson
6 6 (5.61%) webpack
7 5 (4.67%) Bitbucket
7 5 (4.67%) Grunt
8 3 (2.80%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.80%) Maven
8 3 (2.80%) Mocha
9 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.93%) Moq
9 1 (0.93%) NUnit
9 1 (0.93%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (8.41%) Finance
2 8 (7.48%) Marketing
3 6 (5.61%) Advertising
4 3 (2.80%) Retail
5 2 (1.87%) Automotive
5 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) German Language
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 92 (85.98%) Developer
2 35 (32.71%) C# Developer
3 32 (29.91%) .NET Developer
4 31 (28.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (17.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 17 (15.89%) Senior Developer
7 16 (14.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 15 (14.02%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (10.28%) Java Developer
10 10 (9.35%) Lead Developer
10 10 (9.35%) Web Developer
11 9 (8.41%) Software Developer
12 8 (7.48%) ASP Developer
13 7 (6.54%) Python Developer
13 7 (6.54%) Support Team Leader
13 7 (6.54%) Team Leader
14 6 (5.61%) .NET Web Developer
14 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (5.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (5.61%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (48.60%) HTML
2 49 (45.79%) .NET
3 39 (36.45%) CSS
4 38 (35.51%) RESTful
5 33 (30.84%) ASP.NET
6 32 (29.91%) AngularJS
7 25 (23.36%) .NET Framework
8 20 (18.69%) Node.js
9 19 (17.76%) Ajax
9 19 (17.76%) Entity Framework
10 18 (16.82%) jQuery
10 18 (16.82%) WCF
11 16 (14.95%) JSON
11 16 (14.95%) REST
11 16 (14.95%) XML
12 15 (14.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (14.02%) Web Services
13 14 (13.08%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (11.21%) CSS3
14 12 (11.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.43%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.41%) User Experience
3 7 (6.54%) Cloud Native
4 6 (5.61%) Fintech
4 6 (5.61%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.67%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (3.74%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.74%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.87%) FMCG
8 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.02%) Linux
2 5 (4.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.74%) Android
3 4 (3.74%) Windows
4 3 (2.80%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.04%) API Development
2 30 (28.04%) TDD
3 24 (22.43%) MVC
4 23 (21.50%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (21.50%) Test Automation
5 21 (19.63%) Unit Testing
6 20 (18.69%) Web Development
7 18 (16.82%) SOLID
8 16 (14.95%) Deployment Automation
8 16 (14.95%) Front End Development
8 16 (14.95%) Kanban
9 14 (13.08%) OO
9 14 (13.08%) OOP
9 14 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (13.08%) Scrum
10 13 (12.15%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (12.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (12.15%) Microservices
11 12 (11.21%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 71 (66.36%) JavaScript
2 54 (50.47%) C#
3 43 (40.19%) SQL
4 24 (22.43%) TypeScript
5 19 (17.76%) Python
6 17 (15.89%) Java
6 17 (15.89%) T-SQL
7 8 (7.48%) ES6
8 7 (6.54%) C
8 7 (6.54%) C++
9 6 (5.61%) Scala
10 4 (3.74%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.74%) ES7
10 4 (3.74%) PHP
11 3 (2.80%) Ruby
12 2 (1.87%) ES8
12 2 (1.87%) XQuery
13 1 (0.93%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 24 (22.43%) Degree
2 21 (19.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) QA
2 5 (4.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Docker
2 5 (4.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) Ansible
1 6 (5.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.41%) Oracle
3 8 (7.48%) Sybase
4 4 (3.74%) Google
4 4 (3.74%) Sage
5 3 (2.80%) SAP
6 2 (1.87%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.93%) Atlassian