Period
to 27 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

API Development
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 87 100 103
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3 +6
Permanent jobs citing API Development 13 6 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 1.01% 0.42% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.45% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 1
Median annual salary £35,000 £48,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.21% +30.00% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,250 £62,500 £41,250
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £48,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -28.21% +30.00% -6.25%

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,152 1,319 1,214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 89.79% 92.04% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,013 1,140 1,070
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

API Development
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing API Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for API Development in South Wales

API Development
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing API Development in South Wales.

Salary trend for API Development in South Wales

API Development
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing API Development in South Wales over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Salary histogram for API Development in South Wales

API Development
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing API Development within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 27 May 2020. 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
Cardiff +11 12 £35,000 -28.21% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £42,500 -
API Development
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for API Development.

1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) JUnit
3 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 7 (53.85%) AWS
3 7 (53.85%) REST
4 6 (46.15%) SOAP
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 5 (38.46%) Python
5 5 (38.46%) MongoDB
5 5 (38.46%) Spring
5 5 (38.46%) Azure
5 5 (38.46%) Go
5 5 (38.46%) Docker
5 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes
5 5 (38.46%) Spring Boot
5 5 (38.46%) SDLC
5 5 (38.46%) Performance Optimisation
5 5 (38.46%) Dropwizard
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (38.46%) npm
5 5 (38.46%) Java 8
5 5 (38.46%) Insurtech
6 4 (30.77%) Node.js
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) PHP
7 3 (23.08%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) NHS
7 3 (23.08%) CMS

API Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (23.08%) CMS
1 3 (23.08%) WordPress
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) AWS
2 5 (38.46%) Azure
2 5 (38.46%) npm
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) JUnit
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) gulp
2 3 (23.08%) Vagrant
2 3 (23.08%) webpack
3 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Maven
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) TestNG
4 1 (7.69%) Moq
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (23.08%) Public Sector
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.69%) WCF Developer
4 1 (7.69%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) REST
2 6 (46.15%) SOAP
3 5 (38.46%) Dropwizard
3 5 (38.46%) Spring
3 5 (38.46%) Spring Boot
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) Node.js
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) Vue.js
6 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.69%) .NET
7 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
7 1 (7.69%) React
7 1 (7.69%) RESTful
7 1 (7.69%) WCF
7 1 (7.69%) XML
7 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Native
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Deployment
2 5 (38.46%) Insurtech
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Optimisation
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Go
3 5 (38.46%) Java 8
3 5 (38.46%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) PHP
6 1 (7.69%) C
6 1 (7.69%) XPath
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes
2 2 (15.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) SAP