Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

API Testing
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 141 225
Rank change year-on-year +41 +84 +29
Permanent jobs citing API Testing 97 79 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.38% 1.68% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 1.82% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 63 74 25
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £43,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.51% -3.89% +16.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,875 £62,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £43,250 £40,125
% change year-on-year -7.51% +7.79% +4.22%

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 3,795 4,335 6,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 93.11% 92.43% 93.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3,153 3,636 5,530
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £27,550 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

API Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for API Testing in West Yorkshire

API Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for API Testing in West Yorkshire

API Testing
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing API Testing in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 27 February 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 27 February 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 +32 91 £42,500 -2.86% 13
Ilkley - 4 £30,000 -
Pontefract - 1 £40,000 -
API Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 91 (93.81%) Test Automation
2 78 (80.41%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (49.48%) Software Testing
4 47 (48.45%) C#
5 42 (43.30%) Selenium
6 32 (32.99%) DevOps
7 31 (31.96%) Java
8 30 (30.93%) Test Strategy
8 30 (30.93%) Functional Testing
9 28 (28.87%) Continuous Delivery
9 28 (28.87%) DNA
9 28 (28.87%) Business Analysis
10 24 (24.74%) Scrum
11 22 (22.68%) QA
12 21 (21.65%) Cucumber
13 20 (20.62%) Open Source
13 20 (20.62%) ISTQB
14 19 (19.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (19.59%) Defect Management
15 18 (18.56%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (18.56%) Load Testing
16 17 (17.53%) Mentoring
17 16 (16.49%) WebDriver
18 15 (15.46%) AWS
18 15 (15.46%) Postman
19 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
19 14 (14.43%) JIRA
19 14 (14.43%) Azure
19 14 (14.43%) Non-Functional Testing
20 13 (13.40%) Gherkin

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 15 (15.46%) AWS
2 14 (14.43%) Azure
3 1 (1.03%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.03%) SaaS
3 1 (1.03%) Serverless
Development Applications
1 42 (43.30%) Selenium
2 21 (21.65%) Cucumber
3 18 (18.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (16.49%) WebDriver
5 15 (15.46%) Postman
6 14 (14.43%) JIRA
7 12 (12.37%) NUnit
7 12 (12.37%) SoapUI
7 12 (12.37%) SpecFlow
8 11 (11.34%) Visual Studio
9 7 (7.22%) JMeter
10 6 (6.19%) Ranorex
11 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
11 4 (4.12%) Katalon Studio
12 3 (3.09%) Maven
13 1 (1.03%) Appium
13 1 (1.03%) Cypress.io
13 1 (1.03%) REST Assured
13 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (13.40%) Marketing
2 11 (11.34%) Legal
3 8 (8.25%) Finance
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (34.02%) Tester
2 25 (25.77%) Test Engineer
3 22 (22.68%) Test Manager
4 19 (19.59%) Agile Test Manager
4 19 (19.59%) Test Leader
5 18 (18.56%) Test Automation Engineer
6 15 (15.46%) Developer
7 14 (14.43%) Automation Tester
7 14 (14.43%) Developer in Test
8 13 (13.40%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 13 (13.40%) Senior Test Engineer
9 12 (12.37%) Senior Developer
9 12 (12.37%) Senior Test Automation Developer
9 12 (12.37%) Test Automation Developer
10 11 (11.34%) QA Tester
11 10 (10.31%) Analyst
11 10 (10.31%) Test Analyst
12 7 (7.22%) Software Tester
13 6 (6.19%) QA Leader
14 4 (4.12%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.40%) Gherkin
2 10 (10.31%) REST
3 7 (7.22%) HTML
4 6 (6.19%) CSS
4 6 (6.19%) JSON
5 4 (4.12%) Kafka
6 1 (1.03%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) User Experience
2 6 (6.19%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.19%) Video on Demand
3 5 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.12%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.03%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Android
1 8 (8.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (93.81%) Test Automation
2 78 (80.41%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (49.48%) Software Testing
4 32 (32.99%) DevOps
5 30 (30.93%) Functional Testing
5 30 (30.93%) Test Strategy
6 28 (28.87%) Business Analysis
6 28 (28.87%) Continuous Delivery
6 28 (28.87%) DNA
7 24 (24.74%) Scrum
8 20 (20.62%) Open Source
9 19 (19.59%) Defect Management
9 19 (19.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (18.56%) Load Testing
11 17 (17.53%) Mentoring
12 14 (14.43%) Non-Functional Testing
13 13 (13.40%) Manual Testing
13 13 (13.40%) SDLC
14 12 (12.37%) Mobile Development
14 12 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 47 (48.45%) C#
2 31 (31.96%) Java
3 10 (10.31%) Python
3 10 (10.31%) SQL
4 7 (7.22%) Ruby
5 6 (6.19%) Apple Swift
5 6 (6.19%) Objective-C
6 4 (4.12%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.12%) Kotlin
7 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.03%) Go
8 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (20.62%) ISTQB
2 11 (11.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (7.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.68%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft