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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 20 25 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing Java 10 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 7.41% 7.08% 15.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.61% 16.35% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 14
Average salary £45,000 £30,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.54% -18.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
51 104 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 37.78% 43.33% 39.33%
Number of salaries quoted 51 86 32
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 8 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 17 (100.00%) SOAP
1 17 (100.00%) Web Services
1 17 (100.00%) jQuery
2 15 (88.24%) Groovy
2 15 (88.24%) JPA
2 15 (88.24%) Mac OS
2 15 (88.24%) MyEclipse
2 15 (88.24%) RichFaces
2 15 (88.24%) Subversion
2 15 (88.24%) Spring
2 15 (88.24%) JSF
2 15 (88.24%) Maven
2 15 (88.24%) Ajax
2 15 (88.24%) Google
2 15 (88.24%) Web 2.0
2 15 (88.24%) Java SE
2 15 (88.24%) Java EE
2 15 (88.24%) JSON
2 15 (88.24%) iBATIS
2 15 (88.24%) Eclipse
2 15 (88.24%) RDBMS
2 15 (88.24%) Hudson
2 15 (88.24%) Relational Database
2 15 (88.24%) MyBatis
2 15 (88.24%) PrimeFaces
2 15 (88.24%) Hibernate
2 15 (88.24%) XML
2 15 (88.24%) XSD
2 15 (88.24%) Unix

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 15 (88.24%) JBoss
1 15 (88.24%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) MySQL
1 15 (88.24%) RDBMS
1 15 (88.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (88.24%) Ant
1 15 (88.24%) Eclipse
1 15 (88.24%) Hudson
1 15 (88.24%) Maven
1 15 (88.24%) MyEclipse
1 15 (88.24%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (88.24%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (11.76%) HTML Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) jQuery
1 17 (100.00%) SOAP
1 17 (100.00%) Web Services
2 15 (88.24%) Ajax
2 15 (88.24%) Hibernate
2 15 (88.24%) iBATIS
2 15 (88.24%) J2EE
2 15 (88.24%) Java EE
2 15 (88.24%) Java SE
2 15 (88.24%) JMS
2 15 (88.24%) JPA
2 15 (88.24%) JSF
2 15 (88.24%) JSON
2 15 (88.24%) MyBatis
2 15 (88.24%) PrimeFaces
2 15 (88.24%) RichFaces
2 15 (88.24%) Spring
2 15 (88.24%) Struts
2 15 (88.24%) XML
2 15 (88.24%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (88.24%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Mac OS
1 15 (88.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) UML
2 2 (11.76%) MVC
2 2 (11.76%) OO
2 2 (11.76%) OOD
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (88.24%) C
2 15 (88.24%) C++
2 15 (88.24%) Groovy
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Google