Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Java 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java 8 over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 139 240
Rank change year-on-year +15 +101 +24
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 92 89 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.95% 1.76% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.50% 3.17% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 92 86 15
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £50,001 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,250 £39,000 £39,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £70,000 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,750 £50,001 £47,500
% change year-on-year -6.50% +5.26% +5.56%

Java 8 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,632 2,811 3,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 55.69% 55.62% 52.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,306 2,469 2,702
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £29,875 £27,500 £27,050
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Java 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Leeds

Java 8
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java 8 in Leeds.

Salary trend for Java 8 in Leeds

Java 8
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT jobs citing Java 8 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 92 (100.00%) Java
2 83 (90.22%) Spring
3 77 (83.70%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (61.96%) Spring Boot
5 44 (47.83%) Microservices
6 41 (44.57%) AngularJS
7 40 (43.48%) DevOps
7 40 (43.48%) Software Engineering
8 28 (30.43%) TDD
9 27 (29.35%) Spring Security
9 27 (29.35%) Docker
10 26 (28.26%) Hibernate
11 24 (26.09%) Java 9
12 23 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
12 23 (25.00%) Scrum
12 23 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
13 22 (23.91%) BDD
13 22 (23.91%) Apache Cassandra
14 21 (22.83%) MongoDB
14 21 (22.83%) Pair Programming
14 21 (22.83%) MySQL
15 20 (21.74%) Open Source
15 20 (21.74%) Mentoring
16 19 (20.65%) NoSQL
16 19 (20.65%) JavaScript
17 18 (19.57%) Scala
18 17 (18.48%) RabbitMQ
19 16 (17.39%) Jenkins
19 16 (17.39%) Kotlin
20 15 (16.30%) Riak

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 12 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.09%) Confluence
3 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 23 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.35%) GitHub
3 3 (3.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.17%) Loggly
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.17%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.91%) Apache Cassandra
2 21 (22.83%) MongoDB
2 21 (22.83%) MySQL
3 19 (20.65%) NoSQL
4 15 (16.30%) Riak
5 6 (6.52%) Redis
6 4 (4.35%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.09%) Big Data
8 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 13 (14.13%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.43%) JUnit
4 5 (5.43%) Maven
4 5 (5.43%) Selenium
5 2 (2.17%) CA Release Automation
General
1 7 (7.61%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.09%) Advertising
2 1 (1.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (54.35%) Developer
2 45 (48.91%) Java Developer
3 40 (43.48%) Java Engineer
4 37 (40.22%) Java Software Engineer
4 37 (40.22%) Software Engineer
5 13 (14.13%) Senior Java Engineer
5 13 (14.13%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 13 (14.13%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) Java Scala Developer
6 10 (10.87%) Scala Developer
6 10 (10.87%) Senior Developer
6 10 (10.87%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (9.78%) Principal Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) Principal Software Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) Lead Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Lead Java Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Technical Leader
10 4 (4.35%) Software Integration Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (90.22%) Spring
2 57 (61.96%) Spring Boot
3 41 (44.57%) AngularJS
4 27 (29.35%) Spring Security
5 26 (28.26%) Hibernate
6 17 (18.48%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (16.30%) Ember.js
7 15 (16.30%) RESTful
8 13 (14.13%) Dropwizard
9 12 (13.04%) J2EE
9 12 (13.04%) Kafka
10 10 (10.87%) CSS
10 10 (10.87%) HTML
11 9 (9.78%) Node.js
12 7 (7.61%) JPA
12 7 (7.61%) REST
13 5 (5.43%) ActiveMQ
13 5 (5.43%) CSS3
13 5 (5.43%) HTML5
13 5 (5.43%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.09%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (83.70%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (47.83%) Microservices
3 40 (43.48%) DevOps
3 40 (43.48%) Software Engineering
4 28 (30.43%) TDD
5 23 (25.00%) Scrum
6 22 (23.91%) BDD
7 21 (22.83%) Pair Programming
8 20 (21.74%) Mentoring
8 20 (21.74%) Open Source
9 14 (15.22%) Extreme Programming
10 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (9.78%) Software Delivery
12 7 (7.61%) Actionable Insight
13 6 (6.52%) MVC
14 5 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (5.43%) Functional Programming
15 4 (4.35%) Domain-Driven Design
15 4 (4.35%) Logistics
15 4 (4.35%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (26.09%) Java 9
3 19 (20.65%) JavaScript
4 18 (19.57%) Scala
5 16 (17.39%) Kotlin
6 8 (8.70%) SQL
7 6 (6.52%) C#
7 6 (6.52%) Python
8 3 (3.26%) Go
8 3 (3.26%) PHP
9 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.17%) C++
9 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.17%) Ruby
9 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 27 (29.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.09%) LXC
Systems Management
1 12 (13.04%) Kubernetes
1 12 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.43%) Ansible
3 2 (2.17%) Cobbler
3 2 (2.17%) Nagios
3 2 (2.17%) Prometheus
3 2 (2.17%) Puppet
3 2 (2.17%) Rancher
3 2 (2.17%) Terraform
3 2 (2.17%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Oracle
2 3 (3.26%) Google
3 2 (2.17%) New Relic
3 2 (2.17%) Rackspace
3 2 (2.17%) Splunk