Period
to 29 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

API Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 194 236
Rank change year-on-year +63 +42 +58
Permanent jobs citing API Testing 72 115 79
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.59% 1.54% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.68% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 58 92 71
Median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £28,875 £30,800 £31,250
90th Percentile £54,000 £48,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.17%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,145 6,829 9,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.52% 91.24% 93.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,490 5,532 7,660
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,737 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £64,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

API Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for API Testing in Yorkshire

API Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for API Testing in Yorkshire

API Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing API Testing in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Salary histogram for API Testing in Yorkshire

API Testing
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 29 May 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
West Yorkshire +14 52 £40,000 -5.88% 7
South Yorkshire +44 12 £28,750 -24.34% 2
North Yorkshire +77 7 £50,000 +53.85%
API Testing
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for API Testing.

1 61 (84.72%) Test Automation
2 60 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (44.44%) Selenium
4 28 (38.89%) C#
5 21 (29.17%) Software Testing
6 20 (27.78%) Java
6 20 (27.78%) SQL
7 18 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 18 (25.00%) WebDriver
8 17 (23.61%) Test Strategy
8 17 (23.61%) QA
9 16 (22.22%) JIRA
10 14 (19.44%) Finance
10 14 (19.44%) SoapUI
10 14 (19.44%) BDD
10 14 (19.44%) Postman
11 13 (18.06%) Jenkins
11 13 (18.06%) DevOps
11 13 (18.06%) Scrum
12 12 (16.67%) SpecFlow
12 12 (16.67%) SDLC
13 11 (15.28%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (15.28%) Exploratory Testing
13 11 (15.28%) Non-Functional Testing
13 11 (15.28%) Business Analysis
13 11 (15.28%) DNA
14 10 (13.89%) TDD
14 10 (13.89%) Maven
14 10 (13.89%) Manual Testing
14 10 (13.89%) Problem-Solving

API Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.78%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) AWS
2 4 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (5.56%) Serverless
3 3 (4.17%) Azure
4 2 (2.78%) IaaS
5 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (44.44%) Selenium
2 18 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 16 (22.22%) JIRA
4 14 (19.44%) Postman
4 14 (19.44%) SoapUI
5 13 (18.06%) Jenkins
6 12 (16.67%) SpecFlow
7 10 (13.89%) Maven
8 8 (11.11%) Cucumber
9 7 (9.72%) JMeter
9 7 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (8.33%) Ranorex
10 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
11 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
11 3 (4.17%) JUnit
11 3 (4.17%) REST Assured
12 2 (2.78%) Appium
12 2 (2.78%) Subversion
12 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
12 2 (2.78%) TestNG
General
1 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Marketing
3 6 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (45.83%) Tester
2 19 (26.39%) Automation Tester
3 17 (23.61%) Test Engineer
4 14 (19.44%) Analyst
4 14 (19.44%) Test Analyst
5 12 (16.67%) Test Leader
6 10 (13.89%) Software Tester
6 10 (13.89%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (12.50%) Agile Test Manager
7 9 (12.50%) Software Engineer
7 9 (12.50%) Test Manager
8 8 (11.11%) Development Engineer
8 8 (11.11%) QA Leader
8 8 (11.11%) QA Tester
8 8 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
8 8 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
8 8 (11.11%) Test Development Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Manual Tester
10 2 (2.78%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) REST
2 5 (6.94%) CSS
3 4 (5.56%) JSON
4 3 (4.17%) Gherkin
4 3 (4.17%) RESTful
4 3 (4.17%) SOAP
5 2 (2.78%) .NET Core
5 2 (2.78%) Behat
6 1 (1.39%) .NET
6 1 (1.39%) Ajax
6 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.39%) jQuery
6 1 (1.39%) Kafka
6 1 (1.39%) WCF
6 1 (1.39%) Web Services
6 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.33%) User Experience
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Video on Demand
3 4 (5.56%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Linux
2 3 (4.17%) Android
2 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (84.72%) Test Automation
2 60 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (29.17%) Software Testing
4 18 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 17 (23.61%) Test Strategy
6 14 (19.44%) BDD
7 13 (18.06%) DevOps
7 13 (18.06%) Scrum
8 12 (16.67%) SDLC
9 11 (15.28%) Business Analysis
9 11 (15.28%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (15.28%) DNA
9 11 (15.28%) Exploratory Testing
9 11 (15.28%) Non-Functional Testing
10 10 (13.89%) Manual Testing
10 10 (13.89%) Mentoring
10 10 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (13.89%) SDET
10 10 (13.89%) TDD
11 9 (12.50%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.89%) C#
2 20 (27.78%) Java
2 20 (27.78%) SQL
3 6 (8.33%) Python
4 4 (5.56%) Apple Swift
4 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.56%) Objective-C
4 4 (5.56%) Ruby
5 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.78%) PHP
5 2 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 6 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.61%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft