Just about every web developer must now be comfortable at least consuming APIs, if not creating them. This trend now shows itself in job titles including “API” and “mashup,” and more often in the requirements and experience section of job listings.
Some recent examples:
At a time when marketers are discovering APIs, it’s safe to say the interest in moving beyond developers. But it’s still a highly technical requirement, which means those with the skills are in demand. Just look at the glut of job listings for Amazon Web Services.