The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 27 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Java 9 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 5.06% 7.77% 5.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 21.62% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 8
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

Programming Languages Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
72 37 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 40.45% 35.92% 46.20%
Number of salaries quoted 60 34 68
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Java
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Wakefield region.

Java Salary Trend in Wakefield

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 31 (88.57%) Android
2 22 (62.86%) C++
3 21 (60.00%) Games
3 21 (60.00%) Apple iOS
4 20 (57.14%) Objective-C
5 11 (31.43%) MVC
5 11 (31.43%) .NET
6 10 (28.57%) WinForms
6 10 (28.57%) Ajax
6 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 10 (28.57%) Xamarin
6 10 (28.57%) Android Development
6 10 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 10 (28.57%) Silverlight
6 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 10 (28.57%) SQL
6 10 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 10 (28.57%) IIS
6 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 10 (28.57%) Windows
6 10 (28.57%) UML
6 10 (28.57%) OO
6 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 10 (28.57%) C#
6 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 10 (28.57%) Internet
7 3 (8.57%) IBM
7 3 (8.57%) COBOL
7 3 (8.57%) DB2
7 3 (8.57%) WebSphere

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (28.57%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.71%) CICS
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) DB2
3 2 (5.71%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (60.00%) Games
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Programmer
2 20 (57.14%) C++ Programmer
3 14 (40.00%) Developer
4 11 (31.43%) Senior Programmer
5 10 (28.57%) Software Developer
5 10 (28.57%) Senior C++ Programmer
6 3 (8.57%) COBOL Developer
7 2 (5.71%) COBOL Programmer
7 2 (5.71%) CICS Programmer
7 2 (5.71%) DB2 Developer
8 1 (2.86%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) .NET
2 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 10 (28.57%) WinForms
2 10 (28.57%) Ajax
2 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 10 (28.57%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.86%) Spring
3 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
1 2 (5.71%) VSAM
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (88.57%) Android
2 21 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 10 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) MVC
2 10 (28.57%) UML
2 10 (28.57%) OO
2 10 (28.57%) Android Development
2 10 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) C++
2 20 (57.14%) Objective-C
3 10 (28.57%) C#
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.57%) COBOL
5 2 (5.71%) NATURAL
5 2 (5.71%) JCL
6 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 10 (28.57%) Xamarin
2 3 (8.57%) IBM