API Design Jobs

API Design
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring API Design skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited API Design over the 6 months leading up to 14 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
14 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 676 584 393
Rank change year-on-year -92 -191 +135
Permanent jobs citing API Design 216 341 1,667
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.40% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.42% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 161 256 363
10th Percentile £37,500 £47,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £50,625 £57,500 £56,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £75,000 £78,142
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% -4.02% +20.22%
75th Percentile £75,000 £89,852 £97,290
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £103,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -17.86% +21.74% +4.55%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

API Design falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 85,322 81,481 173,948
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 82.53% 95.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 58,285 52,441 86,774
10th Percentile £29,913 £33,750 £33,700
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,249 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.71% +0.42% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +7.36%

API Design
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for API Design in the UK

API Design
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing API Design.

Salary trend for API Design in the UK

API Design
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing API Design over the 6 months to 14 July 2024.

Salary histogram for API Design in the UK

API Design
Top 16 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 14 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England -125 185 £65,000 -13.33% 18
UK excluding London -35 133 £57,500 -17.86% 12
Work from Home -11 98 £65,000 -13.33% 11
London -70 61 £68,750 -14.06% 8
South East -17 37 £55,000 -8.33% 3
North of England +3 34 £70,000 -6.67% 5
Midlands -34 27 £52,500 -30.00% 2
West Midlands -10 26 £52,500 -27.59% 1
North West -2 24 £70,000 +48.94% 5
South West -27 15 £52,750 -42.77% 1
Scotland -57 12 £40,000 -40.86%
Yorkshire +36 7 £75,000 -
East of England -32 7 £65,000 -25.71%
Wales +29 3 £40,000 -20.00% 1
North East -20 3 £65,000 -26.76%
East Midlands -40 1 - - 1

API Design
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.17%) IIS
2 7 (3.24%) Confluence
3 5 (2.31%) Anypoint
4 4 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.39%) CMS
6 2 (0.93%) Apache
6 2 (0.93%) nginx
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.46%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 76 (35.19%) Azure
2 56 (25.93%) AWS
3 37 (17.13%) SaaS
4 19 (8.80%) GCP
5 15 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (6.94%) Serverless
6 13 (6.02%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (4.17%) Boomi
7 9 (4.17%) Google Play
8 8 (3.70%) iPaaS
9 7 (3.24%) Azure DevOps
10 6 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (2.31%) Amazon S3
11 5 (2.31%) AWS Step Functions
11 5 (2.31%) Azure Service Bus
12 4 (1.85%) Azure API Management
12 4 (1.85%) Kong
12 4 (1.85%) Microsoft 365
12 4 (1.85%) PaaS
13 3 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.17%) Firewall
2 8 (3.70%) WAN
3 7 (3.24%) HTTP
4 3 (1.39%) MQTT
5 2 (0.93%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (22.69%) NoSQL
2 36 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 24 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 24 (11.11%) Redis
4 20 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (8.80%) MySQL
6 14 (6.48%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.63%) DynamoDB
8 8 (3.70%) Amazon Aurora
9 7 (3.24%) CockroachDB
10 5 (2.31%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (2.31%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.39%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.93%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.46%) Firebird
13 1 (0.46%) GIS
13 1 (0.46%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 59 (27.31%) Git
2 42 (19.44%) Jenkins
3 21 (9.72%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (4.17%) Appium
5 8 (3.70%) JIRA
6 7 (3.24%) GitLab
6 7 (3.24%) Jaeger
6 7 (3.24%) JUnit
6 7 (3.24%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (2.78%) Maven
8 5 (2.31%) SonarQube
9 4 (1.85%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.85%) NUnit
10 3 (1.39%) Gradle
10 3 (1.39%) Postman
10 3 (1.39%) Selenium
10 3 (1.39%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.93%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.93%) Snyk
12 1 (0.46%) fastlane
General
1 86 (39.81%) Social Skills
2 39 (18.06%) Finance
3 19 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 12 (5.56%) Retail
6 10 (4.63%) Billing
6 10 (4.63%) Law
7 7 (3.24%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.31%) Legal
8 5 (2.31%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.85%) Public Sector
10 3 (1.39%) Banking
10 3 (1.39%) Front Office
11 2 (0.93%) Marketing
11 2 (0.93%) Police
12 1 (0.46%) Electronics
12 1 (0.46%) Games
12 1 (0.46%) Tech for Good
12 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 105 (48.61%) Developer
2 54 (25.00%) Architect
3 30 (13.89%) Senior
4 28 (12.96%) Technical Architect
5 26 (12.04%) .NET Developer
6 25 (11.57%) C# Developer
7 24 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (9.26%) Lead
9 19 (8.80%) Senior Developer
9 19 (8.80%) Software Engineer
10 17 (7.87%) Web Developer
11 13 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (5.09%) Full Stack Developer
12 11 (5.09%) Principal Architect
13 10 (4.63%) Principal Solutions Architect
14 9 (4.17%) Android Developer
14 9 (4.17%) Integration Developer
14 9 (4.17%) Senior Android Developer
15 8 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
16 7 (3.24%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (31.94%) REST
2 58 (26.85%) .NET
3 45 (20.83%) RESTful
4 34 (15.74%) React
5 32 (14.81%) CSS
5 32 (14.81%) HTML
5 32 (14.81%) Node.js
6 27 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
7 22 (10.19%) JSON
8 21 (9.72%) MSMQ
9 17 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (6.94%) AngularJS
10 15 (6.94%) SOAP
11 14 (6.48%) Spring Boot
11 14 (6.48%) Web Services
12 13 (6.02%) .NET Framework
12 13 (6.02%) Vue
13 12 (5.56%) CSS3
13 12 (5.56%) Kafka
13 12 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.04%) Product Ownership
2 23 (10.65%) Distributed Systems
3 21 (9.72%) Cloud Native
4 17 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 9 (4.17%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.70%) Clustering
6 8 (3.70%) Legacy Systems
7 7 (3.24%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.78%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.85%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.85%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (1.85%) Blockchain
9 4 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.39%) FMCG
11 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.93%) Distributed Architecture
11 2 (0.93%) Educational Technology
11 2 (0.93%) PMI
12 1 (0.46%) Genomics
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.41%) Linux
2 11 (5.09%) Android
2 11 (5.09%) Windows
3 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.93%) VMS
4 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (48.15%) Agile
2 91 (42.13%) Microservices
3 90 (41.67%) CI/CD
4 73 (33.80%) Problem-Solving
5 63 (29.17%) DevOps
6 60 (27.78%) Design Patterns
7 56 (25.93%) TDD
8 52 (24.07%) Mentoring
9 51 (23.61%) API Development
10 49 (22.69%) Unit Testing
11 45 (20.83%) Software Engineering
12 42 (19.44%) MVC
13 34 (15.74%) Computer Science
14 31 (14.35%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (13.89%) Coaching
16 28 (12.96%) Containerisation
16 28 (12.96%) Roadmaps
17 27 (12.50%) Full Stack Development
17 27 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
18 26 (12.04%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 73 (33.80%) SQL
2 71 (32.87%) C#
3 68 (31.48%) JavaScript
4 55 (25.46%) Java
5 31 (14.35%) Python
6 19 (8.80%) TypeScript
7 12 (5.56%) PHP
8 10 (4.63%) Go
8 10 (4.63%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.17%) C
9 9 (4.17%) Kotlin
9 9 (4.17%) VB.NET
10 7 (3.24%) C++
11 4 (1.85%) Rust
12 2 (0.93%) Bash
12 2 (0.93%) DataWeave
12 2 (0.93%) Kusto Query Language
12 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (14.81%) Degree
2 20 (9.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.93%) ACCA
6 2 (0.93%) Azure Certification
6 2 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.46%) CISSP
7 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.65%) QA
2 4 (1.85%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.93%) GDPR
3 2 (0.93%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.93%) PSD2
4 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.46%) SLA
4 1 (0.46%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 51 (23.61%) Docker
2 8 (3.70%) VMware NSX
3 3 (1.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 53 (24.54%) Kubernetes
2 13 (6.02%) Terraform
3 9 (4.17%) Ansible
4 7 (3.24%) Kiali
5 4 (1.85%) Istio
6 1 (0.46%) Consul
6 1 (0.46%) Grafana
6 1 (0.46%) Kibana
6 1 (0.46%) Kustomize
6 1 (0.46%) Packer
6 1 (0.46%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 44 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.11%) Google
2 24 (11.11%) MuleSoft
3 10 (4.63%) Salesforce
4 8 (3.70%) VMware
5 7 (3.24%) AppDynamics
5 7 (3.24%) Jitterbit
5 7 (3.24%) Splunk
5 7 (3.24%) Talend
6 5 (2.31%) Oracle
7 2 (0.93%) Cisco
7 2 (0.93%) Duck Creek
8 1 (0.46%) Informatica
8 1 (0.46%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.46%) Sage
8 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.46%) Sybase