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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

API Design
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 674 738 820
Rank change year-on-year +64 +82  
Permanent jobs citing API Design 184 180 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 161 160 137
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,263 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.79% +1.79%  

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 76220 88818 94836
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.67% 89.09% 87.73%
Number of salaries quoted 62239 73997 76987
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 £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +81 182 £52,500 -4.54% 38
London +73 119 £60,000 - 23
South East +68 17 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Yorkshire +9 14 £37,500 -6.25% 5
West Midlands +40 12 £47,500 +1.60%
West Yorkshire -4 12 £37,500 -6.25% 3
City of London +35 11 £60,000 - 4
Hampshire - 9 £66,250 - 1
Leeds +4 8 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Manchester -19 8 £35,000 -12.50%
North West -33 8 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Basingstoke - 7 £67,500 - 1
Surrey +45 6 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Guildford +30 5 £50,000 -33.33%
Birmingham +15 5 £51,500 +8.42%
Cambridgeshire -9 5 £55,000 +10.00%
East of England -15 5 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Cambridge -16 5 £55,000 -8.33%
Telford - 5 £47,500 -
Shropshire - 5 £47,500 -
South West -2 4 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Halifax - 4 £28,500 - 1
Canary Wharf - 4 £70,000 -
Winchester - 2 £40,000 -
Lichfield - 2 £40,000 -
North East - 2 £40,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 208 (49.41%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (44.42%) RESTful
3 173 (41.09%) Java
4 168 (39.90%) JavaScript
5 144 (34.20%) REST
6 140 (33.25%) HTML
7 135 (32.07%) CSS
8 114 (27.08%) Git (software)
9 113 (26.84%) Microservices
10 102 (24.23%) Linux
11 100 (23.75%) MySQL
12 96 (22.80%) TDD
13 95 (22.57%) Continuous Integration
14 86 (20.43%) Finance
15 85 (20.19%) Python
16 83 (19.71%) SOA
16 83 (19.71%) Node.js
17 73 (17.34%) XML
17 73 (17.34%) SQL
17 73 (17.34%) PHP
18 71 (16.86%) C#
18 71 (16.86%) AngularJS
19 70 (16.63%) OO
20 69 (16.39%) Scrum
20 69 (16.39%) HTML5
21 66 (15.68%) Web Services
22 63 (14.96%) HTTP
23 62 (14.73%) CSS3
24 61 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
24 61 (14.49%) 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 30 (7.13%) nginx
2 29 (6.89%) Tomcat
3 24 (5.70%) WebSphere
4 22 (5.23%) WebLogic
5 21 (4.99%) JBoss
5 21 (4.99%) Jetty
6 16 (3.80%) Apache
6 16 (3.80%) Apache Spark
7 14 (3.33%) IIS
8 12 (2.85%) Oracle Workflow
9 8 (1.90%) CloudStack
10 7 (1.66%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (1.43%) Drupal
12 5 (1.19%) Apache ServiceMix
12 5 (1.19%) SharePoint
12 5 (1.19%) WordPress
13 4 (0.95%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.95%) Confluence
13 4 (0.95%) GemFire
14 3 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (1.43%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.48%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.24%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 61 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (10.93%) SaaS
3 33 (7.84%) GitHub
4 21 (4.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (2.14%) PaaS
7 8 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.95%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.71%) Apcera
10 3 (0.71%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.48%) IaaS
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.24%) Heroku
12 1 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 63 (14.96%) HTTP
2 19 (4.51%) Broadband
3 16 (3.80%) Internet
4 14 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.14%) HTTPS
5 9 (2.14%) SNMP
6 7 (1.66%) Wireshark
7 4 (0.95%) RS-232
8 3 (0.71%) SSH
9 2 (0.48%) AMQP
9 2 (0.48%) DNS
9 2 (0.48%) MQTT
9 2 (0.48%) WebEx
10 1 (0.24%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.24%) SSL
10 1 (0.24%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.24%) VoIP
10 1 (0.24%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (23.75%) MySQL
2 54 (12.83%) Relational Database
3 53 (12.59%) NoSQL
4 44 (10.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 41 (9.74%) PostgreSQL
6 31 (7.36%) SQL Server
7 26 (6.18%) RDBMS
8 25 (5.94%) Redis
9 24 (5.70%) MongoDB
10 21 (4.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 21 (4.99%) Big Data
10 21 (4.99%) InterSystems Cache
10 21 (4.99%) Oracle Database
10 21 (4.99%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (3.33%) Neo4j
12 13 (3.09%) CouchDB
13 12 (2.85%) Riak
14 11 (2.61%) DB2
15 8 (1.90%) Hazelcast
16 7 (1.66%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 114 (27.08%) Git (software)
2 52 (12.35%) Subversion
3 50 (11.88%) Jenkins
4 47 (11.16%) Maven
5 45 (10.69%) JUnit
6 38 (9.03%) gulp
7 37 (8.79%) Hudson
8 27 (6.41%) Eclipse
9 25 (5.94%) Ant
10 21 (4.99%) Gradle
10 21 (4.99%) Sonatype Nexus
11 15 (3.56%) Grunt
12 12 (2.85%) Cucumber
12 12 (2.85%) Talend Open Studio
12 12 (2.85%) TeamCity
13 10 (2.38%) CruiseControl
13 10 (2.38%) Jasmine
13 10 (2.38%) Mocha
13 10 (2.38%) TestNG
14 9 (2.14%) Valgrind
General
1 86 (20.43%) Finance
2 45 (10.69%) Banking
3 38 (9.03%) Telecoms
4 29 (6.89%) Games
5 15 (3.56%) Retail
6 14 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.61%) Advertising
8 10 (2.38%) Electronics
9 7 (1.66%) Legal
9 7 (1.66%) Marketing
10 5 (1.19%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.95%) Law
12 3 (0.71%) Automotive
13 2 (0.48%) German Language
13 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.48%) Publishing
14 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 272 (64.61%) Developer
2 68 (16.15%) Architect
3 62 (14.73%) Senior Developer
4 51 (12.11%) Java Developer
5 39 (9.26%) PHP Developer
6 36 (8.55%) Python Developer
6 36 (8.55%) Software Developer
7 33 (7.84%) Software Engineer
8 28 (6.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 26 (6.18%) Angular Developer
10 25 (5.94%) Solutions Architect
11 22 (5.23%) Senior Software Engineer
12 18 (4.28%) .NET Developer
12 18 (4.28%) Java Engineer
13 17 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
13 17 (4.04%) Node.js Developer
14 16 (3.80%) C# Developer
15 15 (3.56%) Technical Architect
16 14 (3.33%) Lead Developer
16 14 (3.33%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (44.42%) RESTful
2 144 (34.20%) REST
3 140 (33.25%) HTML
4 135 (32.07%) CSS
5 83 (19.71%) Node.js
6 73 (17.34%) XML
7 71 (16.86%) AngularJS
8 69 (16.39%) HTML5
9 66 (15.68%) Web Services
10 62 (14.73%) CSS3
11 60 (14.25%) .NET
12 57 (13.54%) Spring
13 56 (13.30%) JSON
14 55 (13.06%) SOAP
15 54 (12.83%) Sass
16 47 (11.16%) jQuery
17 39 (9.26%) J2EE
17 39 (9.26%) React
18 34 (8.08%) Swagger
19 33 (7.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.50%) Computer Science
2 23 (5.46%) User Experience
3 21 (4.99%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (4.75%) Virtual Team
5 15 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.38%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.90%) Blog
9 7 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.43%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.43%) Fintech
10 6 (1.43%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.19%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.19%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.95%) iPad
12 4 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (0.95%) Mobile Games
12 4 (0.95%) Online Games
12 4 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 102 (24.23%) Linux
2 53 (12.59%) Windows
3 32 (7.60%) Unix
4 9 (2.14%) Android
4 9 (2.14%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.71%) Mesosphere
7 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (49.41%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (26.84%) Microservices
3 96 (22.80%) TDD
4 95 (22.57%) Continuous Integration
5 83 (19.71%) SOA
6 70 (16.63%) OO
7 69 (16.39%) Scrum
8 61 (14.49%) MVC
9 60 (14.25%) Software Engineering
10 56 (13.30%) BDD
11 55 (13.06%) DevOps
12 52 (12.35%) Analytics
13 46 (10.93%) Test Automation
14 45 (10.69%) Web Development
15 44 (10.45%) Open Source
16 41 (9.74%) Unit Testing
17 38 (9.03%) Technical Architecture
18 35 (8.31%) Multithreading
19 33 (7.84%) OOP
20 32 (7.60%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 173 (41.09%) Java
2 168 (39.90%) JavaScript
3 85 (20.19%) Python
4 73 (17.34%) PHP
4 73 (17.34%) SQL
5 71 (16.86%) C#
6 53 (12.59%) Go
7 42 (9.98%) Ruby
8 37 (8.79%) C++
9 26 (6.18%) Shell Script
10 22 (5.23%) Groovy
11 19 (4.51%) C
12 18 (4.28%) Scala
13 15 (3.56%) T-SQL
14 14 (3.33%) PHP 7
15 9 (2.14%) TypeScript
16 7 (1.66%) Apple Swift
17 6 (1.43%) PowerShell
18 5 (1.19%) CoffeeScript
19 4 (0.95%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 57 (13.54%) Degree
2 10 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.95%) CITP
4 1 (0.24%) MBA
4 1 (0.24%) MCP
4 1 (0.24%) MCSD
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.24%) PhD
4 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.55%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) GCP
3 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 42 (9.98%) Docker
2 6 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (1.43%) HDFS
3 4 (0.95%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (5.70%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (4.51%) Kubernetes
3 18 (4.28%) Puppet
4 10 (2.38%) Ansible
5 3 (0.71%) Mesos
6 2 (0.48%) Oozie
7 1 (0.24%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.24%) Packer
7 1 (0.24%) Terraform
7 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 49 (11.64%) Oracle
2 33 (7.84%) Google
3 29 (6.89%) Microsoft
4 25 (5.94%) Splunk
5 21 (4.99%) Altova
5 21 (4.99%) ILOG
6 19 (4.51%) IBM
7 14 (3.33%) Apigee
8 13 (3.09%) WSO2
9 12 (2.85%) Fiorano
9 12 (2.85%) Talend
10 9 (2.14%) CA
10 9 (2.14%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.14%) Twitter
11 8 (1.90%) Facebook
12 7 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.66%) SAP
13 5 (1.19%) MuleSoft
14 4 (0.95%) Adobe
14 4 (0.95%) Zend
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