Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

API Design
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 802 913 999
Rank change year-on-year +111 +86 +87
Permanent jobs citing API Design 408 374 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 341 324 291
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% -0.94%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.47% +11.76% -5.56%

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 160086 180203 194767
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.89% 87.85%
Number of salaries quoted 128594 149903 158369
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

API Design
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing API Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for API Design in the UK

API Design
Top 14 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 6 months to 21 July 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
England +107 403 £50,000 -9.09% 24
London +113 252 £57,500 -4.17% 11
UK excluding London +66 154 £43,000 -9.47% 13
North of England -20 60 £37,500 -6.25% 4
South East +91 37 £57,500 +27.78% 2
Yorkshire +9 30 £47,500 +18.75% 3
North West +1 25 £32,500 -29.73% 1
Midlands +49 24 £45,000 -5.26% 1
South West +1 17 £37,500 -31.82% 2
West Midlands +25 16 £47,500 -
East of England -11 13 £52,500 -12.50% 4
East Midlands - 8 £40,000 - 1
North East +15 5 £42,500 -
Scotland +15 3 £61,250 +44.12%

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 212 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (38.73%) JavaScript
3 149 (36.52%) Java
4 147 (36.03%) REST
5 116 (28.43%) Git (software)
5 116 (28.43%) RESTful
6 113 (27.70%) MySQL
7 110 (26.96%) HTML
8 106 (25.98%) CSS
9 101 (24.75%) Linux
10 99 (24.26%) Python
11 97 (23.77%) Microservices
12 95 (23.28%) TDD
13 90 (22.06%) Finance
14 87 (21.32%) Continuous Integration
15 86 (21.08%) Degree
16 85 (20.83%) PHP
17 72 (17.65%) SQL
18 71 (17.40%) MVC
19 70 (17.16%) SOA
19 70 (17.16%) Node.js
20 69 (16.91%) OO
21 68 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
22 60 (14.71%) Scrum
23 58 (14.22%) Analytics
24 56 (13.73%) C#
24 56 (13.73%) DevOps
25 55 (13.48%) API Development
25 55 (13.48%) Software Engineering
25 55 (13.48%) Computer Science

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 25 (6.13%) Tomcat
2 24 (5.88%) Apache
3 23 (5.64%) Apache Spark
4 22 (5.39%) nginx
5 21 (5.15%) Confluence
5 21 (5.15%) WebSphere
6 19 (4.66%) IIS
7 17 (4.17%) WebLogic
8 10 (2.45%) JBoss
8 10 (2.45%) Jetty
9 9 (2.21%) CloudStack
9 9 (2.21%) Drupal
9 9 (2.21%) WordPress
10 8 (1.96%) Mule
11 7 (1.72%) Anypoint
11 7 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (1.72%) GlassFish
11 7 (1.72%) Mule ESB
11 7 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (1.47%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.47%) WebTrends
2 5 (1.23%) Magento
3 2 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.25%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 68 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (11.76%) SaaS
3 28 (6.86%) GitHub
4 21 (5.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.21%) PaaS
8 5 (1.23%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.98%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.74%) Apcera
11 2 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.49%) IaaS
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.25%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.25%) Heroku
12 1 (0.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.29%) HTTP
2 18 (4.41%) Internet
3 8 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.98%) DNS
4 4 (0.98%) RS-232
4 4 (0.98%) SSH
5 3 (0.74%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.74%) SNMP
6 2 (0.49%) Intranet
6 2 (0.49%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.49%) WebEx
7 1 (0.25%) AMQP
7 1 (0.25%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.25%) MQTT
7 1 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.25%) RFID
7 1 (0.25%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.25%) SSL
7 1 (0.25%) VoIP
7 1 (0.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (27.70%) MySQL
2 45 (11.03%) Relational Database
3 38 (9.31%) NoSQL
4 37 (9.07%) SQL Server
5 35 (8.58%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (7.84%) Big Data
7 31 (7.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 24 (5.88%) Redis
9 23 (5.64%) MongoDB
10 21 (5.15%) RDBMS
11 14 (3.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 14 (3.43%) Riak
12 10 (2.45%) Apache Hive
12 10 (2.45%) HBase
12 10 (2.45%) InterSystems Cache
12 10 (2.45%) Oracle Database
12 10 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.47%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.47%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.47%) Impala
Development Applications
1 116 (28.43%) Git (software)
2 36 (8.82%) Subversion
3 28 (6.86%) Jenkins
4 25 (6.13%) JUnit
5 24 (5.88%) JIRA
6 23 (5.64%) Maven
7 21 (5.15%) Eclipse
8 19 (4.66%) Gradle
9 17 (4.17%) gulp
10 15 (3.68%) Hudson
11 13 (3.19%) Grunt
12 11 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (2.45%) Ant
14 9 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (1.96%) Visual Studio
16 7 (1.72%) Cucumber
16 7 (1.72%) PHPUnit
16 7 (1.72%) SoapUI
16 7 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
17 5 (1.23%) Selenium
General
1 90 (22.06%) Finance
2 38 (9.31%) Banking
3 22 (5.39%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.15%) Retail
5 19 (4.66%) Marketing
6 18 (4.41%) Manufacturing
7 16 (3.92%) Electronics
8 10 (2.45%) Games
9 8 (1.96%) Law
10 6 (1.47%) Legal
10 6 (1.47%) Retail Banking
11 5 (1.23%) Advertising
12 4 (0.98%) Automotive
13 2 (0.49%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 272 (66.67%) Developer
2 65 (15.93%) Architect
3 51 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 45 (11.03%) Python Developer
5 44 (10.78%) Senior Developer
6 41 (10.05%) Java Developer
7 39 (9.56%) Software Developer
8 30 (7.35%) Software Engineer
9 25 (6.13%) Full Stack Developer
10 24 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 20 (4.90%) Node.js Developer
12 17 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (3.92%) Analyst
13 16 (3.92%) Senior Software Engineer
13 16 (3.92%) Software Architect
14 15 (3.68%) Java Engineer
14 15 (3.68%) Junior
14 15 (3.68%) Junior Developer
15 14 (3.43%) iOS Developer
16 13 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (36.03%) REST
2 116 (28.43%) RESTful
3 110 (26.96%) HTML
4 106 (25.98%) CSS
5 70 (17.16%) Node.js
6 54 (13.24%) AngularJS
7 53 (12.99%) Web Services
7 53 (12.99%) XML
8 50 (12.25%) HTML5
9 49 (12.01%) JSON
10 47 (11.52%) .NET
10 47 (11.52%) jQuery
11 46 (11.27%) SOAP
12 45 (11.03%) CSS3
13 42 (10.29%) Spring
14 36 (8.82%) Laravel
15 35 (8.58%) Middleware
16 34 (8.33%) J2EE
17 33 (8.09%) RAML
17 33 (8.09%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.48%) Computer Science
2 27 (6.62%) User Experience
3 22 (5.39%) Mobile App
4 19 (4.66%) Fintech
5 18 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.92%) Data Centre
7 15 (3.68%) Virtual Team
8 14 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (1.96%) Blog
12 7 (1.72%) iPad
13 6 (1.47%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (1.23%) Digital Media
14 5 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
14 5 (1.23%) Public Cloud
15 4 (0.98%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.98%) Replication
16 3 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 101 (24.75%) Linux
2 48 (11.76%) Windows
3 28 (6.86%) Unix
4 19 (4.66%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.21%) Android
6 4 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.74%) Mesosphere
8 2 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (23.77%) Microservices
3 95 (23.28%) TDD
4 87 (21.32%) Continuous Integration
5 71 (17.40%) MVC
6 70 (17.16%) SOA
7 69 (16.91%) OO
8 60 (14.71%) Scrum
9 58 (14.22%) Analytics
10 56 (13.73%) DevOps
11 55 (13.48%) API Development
11 55 (13.48%) Software Engineering
12 49 (12.01%) BDD
12 49 (12.01%) Test Automation
13 46 (11.27%) Web Development
14 42 (10.29%) Technical Architecture
15 37 (9.07%) Continuous Delivery
16 34 (8.33%) OOP
17 33 (8.09%) Open Source
18 31 (7.60%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 158 (38.73%) JavaScript
2 149 (36.52%) Java
3 99 (24.26%) Python
4 85 (20.83%) PHP
5 72 (17.65%) SQL
6 56 (13.73%) C#
7 45 (11.03%) Go
8 39 (9.56%) Ruby
9 33 (8.09%) C++
10 17 (4.17%) Groovy
11 16 (3.92%) Shell Script
12 15 (3.68%) Apple Swift
12 15 (3.68%) Scala
13 14 (3.43%) PHP 7
14 12 (2.94%) C
15 11 (2.70%) Objective-C
16 10 (2.45%) T-SQL
17 9 (2.21%) ES6
17 9 (2.21%) TypeScript
18 7 (1.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 86 (21.08%) Degree
2 27 (6.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.49%) CITP
3 2 (0.49%) MBA
4 1 (0.25%) MCP
4 1 (0.25%) MCSD
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.35%) QA
2 2 (0.49%) GCP
3 1 (0.25%) GDPR
3 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (9.31%) Docker
2 10 (2.45%) HDFS
3 6 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.98%) Firmware
5 1 (0.25%) LXC
Systems Management
1 23 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (5.39%) Kubernetes
3 10 (2.45%) Puppet
4 7 (1.72%) Ansible
4 7 (1.72%) CloudHub
5 3 (0.74%) Mesos
6 2 (0.49%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.49%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.25%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.25%) Nagios
7 1 (0.25%) Oozie
7 1 (0.25%) Packer
7 1 (0.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (7.35%) Oracle
2 29 (7.11%) Google
3 26 (6.37%) Microsoft
4 22 (5.39%) IBM
5 15 (3.68%) SAP
6 14 (3.43%) Splunk
7 13 (3.19%) Apigee
7 13 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (2.94%) CA
9 10 (2.45%) Altova
9 10 (2.45%) Facebook
9 10 (2.45%) ILOG
10 9 (2.21%) Twitter
11 7 (1.72%) Fiorano
11 7 (1.72%) MuleSoft
11 7 (1.72%) Talend
11 7 (1.72%) WSO2
12 5 (1.23%) Adobe
12 5 (1.23%) Zend
13 4 (0.98%) Red Hat
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Equity, Technical Training,
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: competitive benefits
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CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + benefits and progression
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Innodigital
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £34,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £34,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Basingstoke
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: Highly Competitive
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Salary: Highly Competitive
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