Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 156 153
Rank change year-on-year +41 -3 +93
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 67 72 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.02% 1.40% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.92% 2.62% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 58 72 80
Leeds median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,001
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% 0.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £38,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £67,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,001
% change year-on-year +10.00% 0.00% +5.26%

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 1,711 2,752 2,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 51.69% 53.45% 55.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,509 2,454 2,525
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,400 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 22 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 67 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (85.07%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (70.15%) Spring
3 47 (70.15%) Microservices
4 43 (64.18%) DevOps
4 43 (64.18%) Spring Boot
5 40 (59.70%) Software Engineering
6 38 (56.72%) Jenkins
7 31 (46.27%) Amazon AWS
8 27 (40.30%) Kotlin
9 24 (35.82%) Docker
9 24 (35.82%) MongoDB
9 24 (35.82%) MySQL
9 24 (35.82%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (32.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 22 (32.84%) RabbitMQ
11 21 (31.34%) Riak
11 21 (31.34%) Kafka
11 21 (31.34%) Opscode Chef
11 21 (31.34%) NoSQL
11 21 (31.34%) Kubernetes
11 21 (31.34%) Scala
12 18 (26.87%) Greenfield Project
13 17 (25.37%) Java 9
13 17 (25.37%) Open Source
14 12 (17.91%) Maven
15 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
15 10 (14.93%) Test Automation
15 10 (14.93%) REST
16 9 (13.43%) GitHub

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 6 (8.96%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (8.96%) Mule
2 5 (7.46%) Confluence
3 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.48%) ColdFusion
5 2 (2.99%) Apache
6 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.49%) JBoss
6 1 (1.49%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 31 (46.27%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.43%) GitHub
3 5 (7.46%) Slack
4 4 (5.97%) IaaS
4 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.97%) PaaS
5 3 (4.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.99%) Yarn
7 1 (1.49%) Apigee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) MongoDB
1 24 (35.82%) MySQL
2 22 (32.84%) Apache Cassandra
3 21 (31.34%) NoSQL
3 21 (31.34%) Riak
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 38 (56.72%) Jenkins
2 12 (17.91%) Maven
3 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
4 8 (11.94%) JUnit
4 8 (11.94%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (8.96%) IntelliJ
5 6 (8.96%) JIRA
5 6 (8.96%) Mockito
6 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.48%) Selenium
7 2 (2.99%) Babel
7 2 (2.99%) Mocha
7 2 (2.99%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.99%) webpack
General
1 8 (11.94%) Banking
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (61.19%) Java Engineer
2 40 (59.70%) Java Software Engineer
2 40 (59.70%) Software Engineer
3 17 (25.37%) Java Scala Software Engineer
3 17 (25.37%) Scala Software Engineer
4 14 (20.90%) Developer
5 12 (17.91%) Java Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Senior Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Technical Leader
9 4 (5.97%) Java Scala Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Scala Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.49%) Backend Developer
11 1 (1.49%) Full Stack Developer
11 1 (1.49%) IT Engineer
11 1 (1.49%) Lead Developer
11 1 (1.49%) Lead Java Developer
11 1 (1.49%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (70.15%) Spring
2 43 (64.18%) Spring Boot
3 22 (32.84%) RabbitMQ
4 21 (31.34%) Kafka
5 10 (14.93%) REST
6 8 (11.94%) JSON
7 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
7 6 (8.96%) React
7 6 (8.96%) WireMock
8 5 (7.46%) Dropwizard
8 5 (7.46%) Node.js
9 4 (5.97%) CSS
9 4 (5.97%) CSS3
9 4 (5.97%) HTML
9 4 (5.97%) HTML5
10 3 (4.48%) J2EE
10 3 (4.48%) Middleware
10 3 (4.48%) Spring Security
11 2 (2.99%) Apache Camel
11 2 (2.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (13.43%) Mobile App
3 7 (10.45%) Fintech
4 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.48%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.99%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Android
1 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (85.07%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (70.15%) Microservices
3 43 (64.18%) DevOps
4 40 (59.70%) Software Engineering
5 24 (35.82%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (25.37%) Open Source
7 10 (14.93%) Test Automation
8 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
9 8 (11.94%) Mobile Development
10 7 (10.45%) Coaching
10 7 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (10.45%) Scrum
10 7 (10.45%) TDD
11 6 (8.96%) Kanban
12 4 (5.97%) Android Development
12 4 (5.97%) iOS Development
13 3 (4.48%) BDD
13 3 (4.48%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (4.48%) Project Management
13 3 (4.48%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (40.30%) Kotlin
3 21 (31.34%) Scala
4 17 (25.37%) Java 9
5 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.97%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.99%) ES6
7 2 (2.99%) Groovy
8 1 (1.49%) C#
8 1 (1.49%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) PMO
2 2 (2.99%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (35.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (31.34%) Kubernetes
1 21 (31.34%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (10.45%) Terraform
3 2 (2.99%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.49%) Ansible
4 1 (1.49%) Grafana
4 1 (1.49%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) AppDynamics
1 6 (8.96%) Splunk
2 2 (2.99%) Cadence
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle