Period
to 8 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for API Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited API Testing over the 6 months to 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

API Testing
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 116 189
Rank change year-on-year +3 +73 +55
Permanent jobs citing API Testing 42 101 77
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.58% 2.20% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 2.41% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 33 78 66
Median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £49,125 £53,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%

API Testing 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,498 4,189 6,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 93.73% 91.34% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,113 3,537 5,343
Median annual salary £48,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.23% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.41% - -

API Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing API Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for API Testing in West Yorkshire

API Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing API Testing in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for API Testing in West Yorkshire

API Testing
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing API Testing in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 8 July 2020.

Salary histogram for API Testing in West Yorkshire

API Testing
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing API Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 8 July 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
Leeds -12 36 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Pontefract - 4 £40,000 -
API Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 July 2020, IT jobs citing API Testing 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for API Testing.

1 38 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 20 (47.62%) Selenium
4 18 (42.86%) C#
5 15 (35.71%) Java
6 12 (28.57%) QA
7 11 (26.19%) SQL
7 11 (26.19%) Functional Testing
8 9 (21.43%) JIRA
8 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
9 8 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (19.05%) SoapUI
9 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
9 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
9 8 (19.05%) SpecFlow
9 8 (19.05%) DevOps
9 8 (19.05%) SDLC
9 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (16.67%) Test Strategy
10 7 (16.67%) Manual Testing
10 7 (16.67%) Scrum
11 6 (14.29%) Python
11 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 6 (14.29%) Maven
11 6 (14.29%) Integration Testing
11 6 (14.29%) Marketing
11 6 (14.29%) REST
11 6 (14.29%) BDD
11 6 (14.29%) Docker
11 6 (14.29%) System Integration Testing

API Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Azure
3 2 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (4.76%) IaaS
3 2 (4.76%) Serverless
4 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (47.62%) Selenium
2 9 (21.43%) JIRA
3 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 8 (19.05%) SoapUI
3 8 (19.05%) SpecFlow
3 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
4 6 (14.29%) Maven
5 5 (11.90%) Postman
5 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
6 4 (9.52%) JMeter
6 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
7 3 (7.14%) Appium
7 3 (7.14%) Ranorex
8 2 (4.76%) Charles Proxy
8 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.76%) JUnit
8 2 (4.76%) REST Assured
8 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
8 2 (4.76%) TestNG
General
1 6 (14.29%) Marketing
2 4 (9.52%) Legal
3 3 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Tester
2 13 (30.95%) Automation Tester
3 10 (23.81%) Test Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) QA Leader
5 6 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Test Leader
7 4 (9.52%) Agile Test Manager
7 4 (9.52%) Development Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) QA Tester
7 4 (9.52%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Software Tester
7 4 (9.52%) Test Development Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Lambda Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) REST
2 5 (11.90%) CSS
3 4 (9.52%) JSON
4 3 (7.14%) RESTful
4 3 (7.14%) SOAP
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Core
5 2 (4.76%) Kafka
6 1 (2.38%) .NET
6 1 (2.38%) Ajax
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.38%) jQuery
6 1 (2.38%) WCF
6 1 (2.38%) Web Services
6 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
1 4 (9.52%) User Experience
1 4 (9.52%) Video on Demand
1 4 (9.52%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Android
1 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 11 (26.19%) Functional Testing
4 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 8 (19.05%) DevOps
5 8 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (19.05%) SDLC
6 7 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 7 (16.67%) Scrum
6 7 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 6 (14.29%) BDD
7 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 6 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 6 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
8 5 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.90%) Security Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) C#
2 15 (35.71%) Java
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 6 (14.29%) Python
5 4 (9.52%) Apple Swift
5 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.52%) Objective-C
5 4 (9.52%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
1 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft