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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 19 11 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Java 17 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 7.62% 14.89% 4.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.53% 37.84% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 6
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
97 37 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 43.50% 39.36% 61.60%
Number of salaries quoted 79 34 72
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,300 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 29 January 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 50 (92.59%) Android
2 46 (85.19%) C++
3 39 (72.22%) Games
3 39 (72.22%) Apple iOS
4 38 (70.37%) Objective-C
5 19 (35.19%) Mentoring
6 11 (20.37%) Android Development
7 7 (12.96%) Hibernate
7 7 (12.96%) J2EE
8 6 (11.11%) MySQL
8 6 (11.11%) C
8 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 6 (11.11%) JUnit
8 6 (11.11%) JSP
8 6 (11.11%) SOAP
8 6 (11.11%) Web Services
8 6 (11.11%) XML
8 6 (11.11%) XSD
8 6 (11.11%) XSLT
8 6 (11.11%) Linux
8 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 6 (11.11%) RDBMS
8 6 (11.11%) Firmware
8 6 (11.11%) .NET
8 6 (11.11%) MVC
8 6 (11.11%) JSF
8 6 (11.11%) Maven
8 6 (11.11%) Web Development
8 6 (11.11%) Java EE
8 6 (11.11%) JSON

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5 (9.26%) IIS
2 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.70%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) MySQL
1 6 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) DB2
4 2 (3.70%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) JUnit
1 6 (11.11%) Maven
1 6 (11.11%) Hudson
2 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (72.22%) Games
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (75.93%) Programmer
2 38 (70.37%) C++ Programmer
3 20 (37.04%) Senior Programmer
4 19 (35.19%) Senior C++ Programmer
5 15 (27.78%) Developer
6 7 (12.96%) Java Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Java Web Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.56%) COBOL Developer
10 2 (3.70%) CICS Programmer
10 2 (3.70%) COBOL Programmer
10 2 (3.70%) DB2 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Hibernate
1 7 (12.96%) J2EE
2 6 (11.11%) JSP
2 6 (11.11%) SOAP
2 6 (11.11%) Web Services
2 6 (11.11%) XML
2 6 (11.11%) XSD
2 6 (11.11%) XSLT
2 6 (11.11%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) JSF
2 6 (11.11%) Java EE
2 6 (11.11%) JSON
2 6 (11.11%) jQuery
2 6 (11.11%) Ext JS
2 6 (11.11%) MyBatis
2 6 (11.11%) RESTful
3 5 (9.26%) Silverlight
3 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
3 5 (9.26%) Ajax
3 5 (9.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) VSAM
1 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 50 (92.59%) Android
2 39 (72.22%) Apple iOS
3 6 (11.11%) Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Mentoring
2 11 (20.37%) Android Development
3 6 (11.11%) MVC
3 6 (11.11%) Web Development
4 5 (9.26%) UML
4 5 (9.26%) OO
5 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (85.19%) C++
2 38 (70.37%) Objective-C
3 6 (11.11%) C
3 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) SQL
4 5 (9.26%) VB.NET
4 5 (9.26%) C#
5 3 (5.56%) COBOL
6 2 (3.70%) NATURAL
6 2 (3.70%) JCL
7 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Xamarin
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) IBM
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