The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

API Design
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 624 778 818
Rank change year-on-year +154 +40  
Permanent jobs citing API Design 231 172 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 193 141 132
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £100,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

API Design is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76216 92627 93645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.14% 88.57% 86.99%
Number of salaries quoted 62695 76706 75786
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

API Design
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing API Design as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for API Design in the UK

API Design
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for API Design in the UK

API Design
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing API Design over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for API Design in the UK

API Design
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing API Design within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +133 225 £55,000 - 52
London +127 137 £60,000 +4.34% 32
Yorkshire +30 27 £37,500 -6.25% 5
West Yorkshire +9 22 £37,500 -6.25% 4
South East +68 20 £45,000 -5.26% 5
East of England +25 19 £47,500 -52.50% 1
City of London +43 18 £55,000 -18.51% 5
Leeds +8 14 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Cambridgeshire +20 11 £55,000 -
Cambridge +12 11 £55,000 -
North West -14 10 £33,750 -51.78% 3
Hampshire +21 9 £65,000 +30.00% 4
West Midlands +33 7 £50,000 +16.95% 4
Manchester -24 7 £32,500 -53.57% 1
Halifax - 7 £28,500 - 1
Bracknell - 6 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 6 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 5 £67,500 - 1
Canary Wharf - 5 £70,000 -
Scotland +16 4 £50,000 +17.64%
Norfolk -16 4 £37,500 -28.57%
Norwich -18 4 £37,500 -28.22%
Bedfordshire - 4 £48,750 -
South West +22 3 £62,500 +4.16%
Cheshire +7 3 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Edinburgh +4 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Macclesfield - 3 £40,000 -
Winchester - 3 £40,000 -
Telford - 3 £47,500 - 2
Shropshire - 3 £47,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 with a requirement for API Design.

1 238 (50.32%) RESTful
2 232 (49.05%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (44.19%) JavaScript
4 194 (41.01%) Java
5 183 (38.69%) HTML
6 173 (36.58%) CSS
7 166 (35.10%) REST
8 133 (28.12%) Git (software)
9 123 (26.00%) Microservices
10 121 (25.58%) TDD
11 117 (24.74%) Continuous Integration
12 106 (22.41%) AngularJS
13 104 (21.99%) HTML5
13 104 (21.99%) Linux
14 102 (21.56%) MySQL
15 98 (20.72%) Node.js
16 97 (20.51%) XML
17 95 (20.08%) C#
18 93 (19.66%) Scrum
19 92 (19.45%) Web Services
20 89 (18.82%) SOA
21 83 (17.55%) SQL
21 83 (17.55%) CSS3
22 81 (17.12%) OO
23 79 (16.70%) .NET
23 79 (16.70%) Finance
24 78 (16.49%) HTTP
24 78 (16.49%) Sass
25 76 (16.07%) Spring
26 73 (15.43%) MVC

API Design
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 32 (6.77%) nginx
2 31 (6.55%) Tomcat
3 30 (6.34%) WebSphere
4 28 (5.92%) JBoss
4 28 (5.92%) WebLogic
5 27 (5.71%) Jetty
6 18 (3.81%) IIS
7 14 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (2.96%) Oracle Workflow
8 11 (2.33%) Apache Spark
9 10 (2.11%) Apache
10 7 (1.48%) CloudStack
11 6 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
12 5 (1.06%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.85%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.85%) CMS
13 4 (0.85%) Drupal
13 4 (0.85%) WordPress
14 3 (0.63%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) Maya
2 1 (0.21%) MODO
2 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.21%) Shopify
2 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 69 (14.59%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.61%) GitHub
3 30 (6.34%) SaaS
4 18 (3.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (2.33%) Amazon S3
6 11 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (1.48%) Google App Engine
8 5 (1.06%) Firebase
8 5 (1.06%) PaaS
9 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.42%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.21%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (16.49%) HTTP
2 32 (6.77%) Broadband
3 28 (5.92%) TCP/IP
4 15 (3.17%) Internet
5 14 (2.96%) HTTPS
6 13 (2.75%) SNMP
7 10 (2.11%) Wireshark
8 5 (1.06%) SSL
9 4 (0.85%) Firewall
10 3 (0.63%) SSH
11 2 (0.42%) AMQP
11 2 (0.42%) MQTT
12 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.21%) LDAP
12 1 (0.21%) RFID
12 1 (0.21%) RS-232
12 1 (0.21%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (21.56%) MySQL
2 73 (15.43%) Relational Database
3 72 (15.22%) NoSQL
4 48 (10.15%) PostgreSQL
5 43 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 40 (8.46%) MongoDB
6 40 (8.46%) SQL Server
7 38 (8.03%) RDBMS
8 28 (5.92%) Redis
9 27 (5.71%) InterSystems Cache
9 27 (5.71%) Oracle Database
9 27 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
10 24 (5.07%) Neo4j
11 23 (4.86%) Big Data
12 20 (4.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 20 (4.23%) DB2
13 15 (3.17%) Hazelcast
14 14 (2.96%) Hadoop
15 13 (2.75%) CouchDB
16 9 (1.90%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 133 (28.12%) Git (software)
2 71 (15.01%) Subversion
3 64 (13.53%) Maven
4 60 (12.68%) Jenkins
5 56 (11.84%) Hudson
5 56 (11.84%) JUnit
6 55 (11.63%) gulp
7 36 (7.61%) Ant
8 30 (6.34%) Eclipse
9 27 (5.71%) Gradle
9 27 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
10 25 (5.29%) TeamCity
11 20 (4.23%) Grunt
12 19 (4.02%) Cucumber
12 19 (4.02%) Jasmine
12 19 (4.02%) Mocha
12 19 (4.02%) TestNG
13 16 (3.38%) CruiseControl
14 14 (2.96%) Mockito
14 14 (2.96%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 79 (16.70%) Finance
2 51 (10.78%) Banking
2 51 (10.78%) Telecoms
3 38 (8.03%) Games
4 15 (3.17%) Advertising
5 11 (2.33%) Retail
6 9 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.27%) Electronics
7 6 (1.27%) Publishing
8 5 (1.06%) Law
9 4 (0.85%) Automotive
9 4 (0.85%) Legal
9 4 (0.85%) Marketing
10 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.63%) German Language
10 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 296 (62.58%) Developer
2 80 (16.91%) Architect
3 75 (15.86%) Senior Developer
4 57 (12.05%) Java Developer
5 42 (8.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 41 (8.67%) Solutions Architect
7 40 (8.46%) Angular Developer
8 39 (8.25%) Software Engineer
9 30 (6.34%) PHP Developer
10 29 (6.13%) Python Developer
11 28 (5.92%) Software Developer
12 27 (5.71%) .NET Developer
13 24 (5.07%) Java Engineer
13 24 (5.07%) JavaScript Developer
14 23 (4.86%) Telecoms Developer
15 21 (4.44%) C# Developer
15 21 (4.44%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 20 (4.23%) Java Team Leader
16 20 (4.23%) Senior Software Engineer
16 20 (4.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (50.32%) RESTful
2 183 (38.69%) HTML
3 173 (36.58%) CSS
4 166 (35.10%) REST
5 106 (22.41%) AngularJS
6 104 (21.99%) HTML5
7 98 (20.72%) Node.js
8 97 (20.51%) XML
9 92 (19.45%) Web Services
10 83 (17.55%) CSS3
11 79 (16.70%) .NET
12 78 (16.49%) Sass
13 76 (16.07%) Spring
14 71 (15.01%) SOAP
15 66 (13.95%) JSON
16 58 (12.26%) jQuery
17 47 (9.94%) XSLT
18 43 (9.09%) ASP.NET
19 41 (8.67%) J2EE
19 41 (8.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.34%) Computer Science
2 25 (5.29%) User Experience
3 18 (3.81%) Mobile App
3 18 (3.81%) Virtual Team
4 15 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.96%) Algorithms
6 12 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.33%) Data Structures
8 10 (2.11%) Fintech
8 10 (2.11%) Online Games
9 7 (1.48%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.06%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.06%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.06%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.06%) iPad
10 5 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.06%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.85%) Blog
11 4 (0.85%) Mobile Games
12 2 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 104 (21.99%) Linux
2 50 (10.57%) Windows
3 35 (7.40%) Unix
4 19 (4.02%) Android
5 12 (2.54%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.06%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (49.05%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (26.00%) Microservices
3 121 (25.58%) TDD
4 117 (24.74%) Continuous Integration
5 93 (19.66%) Scrum
6 89 (18.82%) SOA
7 81 (17.12%) OO
8 73 (15.43%) MVC
9 72 (15.22%) Software Engineering
10 63 (13.32%) Open Source
11 61 (12.90%) BDD
12 60 (12.68%) Analytics
13 53 (11.21%) Unit Testing
14 51 (10.78%) Web Development
15 49 (10.36%) Multithreading
16 47 (9.94%) Front End Development
17 46 (9.73%) SOLID
18 45 (9.51%) DevOps
19 36 (7.61%) UML
20 34 (7.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 209 (44.19%) JavaScript
2 194 (41.01%) Java
3 95 (20.08%) C#
4 83 (17.55%) SQL
5 71 (15.01%) Python
6 52 (10.99%) Go
7 49 (10.36%) PHP
8 44 (9.30%) Ruby
9 43 (9.09%) C++
10 31 (6.55%) Scala
11 30 (6.34%) Shell Script
12 27 (5.71%) Groovy
13 24 (5.07%) C
14 21 (4.44%) T-SQL
15 17 (3.59%) Bash Shell
15 17 (3.59%) TypeScript
16 15 (3.17%) PowerShell
17 14 (2.96%) PHP 7
18 9 (1.90%) Objective-C
19 8 (1.69%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 42 (8.88%) Degree
2 10 (2.11%) CITP
3 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.85%) CCNA
4 4 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.85%) CISSP
4 4 (0.85%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (0.85%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.85%) GIAC
4 4 (0.85%) Linux+ Certification
4 4 (0.85%) MCSE
4 4 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (0.85%) SANS
4 4 (0.85%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.85%) Security+ Certification
4 4 (0.85%) SSCP
5 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.21%) MCP
6 1 (0.21%) PhD
6 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.42%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.21%) GCP
System Software
1 49 (10.36%) Docker
2 5 (1.06%) IAG
2 5 (1.06%) vSphere
3 4 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.85%) HDFS
4 2 (0.42%) Firmware
5 1 (0.21%) iptables
5 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (6.13%) Puppet
2 28 (5.92%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (4.02%) Kubernetes
4 13 (2.75%) Ansible
5 4 (0.85%) Salt
6 2 (0.42%) Oozie
7 1 (0.21%) Marathon
7 1 (0.21%) Mesos
7 1 (0.21%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 70 (14.80%) Oracle
2 48 (10.15%) Microsoft
3 32 (6.77%) Google
4 27 (5.71%) Altova
4 27 (5.71%) ILOG
4 27 (5.71%) Splunk
5 24 (5.07%) IBM
6 22 (4.65%) WSO2
7 15 (3.17%) Fiorano
8 14 (2.96%) Apigee
8 14 (2.96%) Talend
9 9 (1.90%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.48%) CA
10 7 (1.48%) SAP
11 4 (0.85%) Adobe
11 4 (0.85%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.85%) RapidMiner
11 4 (0.85%) Twitter
11 4 (0.85%) Zend
12 3 (0.63%) Apple
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chadderton, Lancashire
SG Gaming
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum - 2x positions available
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digital Gurus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus, travel aboad
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £56,300 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
greywood
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
South East London
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum 27 days holiday + home / flexible wo
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-55,000 + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago