Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 168 174
Rank change year-on-year +62 +6 +82
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 72 47 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.98% 0.96% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.69% 1.90% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 63 46 56
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,375 £35,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 1,949 2,477 2,917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 53.47% 50.39% 54.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,642 2,194 2,561
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,298 £60,000 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in Leeds

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 72 (100.00%) Java
2 64 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (81.94%) Spring
4 51 (70.83%) Microservices
5 47 (65.28%) Spring Boot
6 41 (56.94%) DevOps
7 35 (48.61%) Software Engineering
8 32 (44.44%) Jenkins
9 26 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
10 23 (31.94%) Docker
11 22 (30.56%) Java 9
12 21 (29.17%) Greenfield Project
13 19 (26.39%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (26.39%) NoSQL
13 19 (26.39%) TDD
14 18 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
14 18 (25.00%) MongoDB
15 17 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (22.22%) Open Source
16 16 (22.22%) Kotlin
17 15 (20.83%) Kafka
18 14 (19.44%) Riak
18 14 (19.44%) AngularJS
18 14 (19.44%) Scala
18 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
18 14 (19.44%) MySQL
19 13 (18.06%) Spring Security
19 13 (18.06%) Opscode Chef
19 13 (18.06%) Kubernetes
20 12 (16.67%) Scrum

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 4 (5.56%) Confluence
1 4 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.78%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 26 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.33%) GitHub
3 4 (5.56%) Slack
4 2 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.78%) npm
4 2 (2.78%) Serverless
5 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) Apache Cassandra
1 19 (26.39%) NoSQL
2 18 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 14 (19.44%) MySQL
3 14 (19.44%) Riak
4 4 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.11%) JIRA
3 5 (6.94%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.94%) Selenium
4 4 (5.56%) IntelliJ
5 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.17%) Maven
6 2 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.39%) JUnit
General
1 2 (2.78%) Banking
1 2 (2.78%) Retail
1 2 (2.78%) Retail Banking
2 1 (1.39%) Advertising
2 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (47.22%) Java Engineer
1 34 (47.22%) Java Software Engineer
1 34 (47.22%) Software Engineer
2 26 (36.11%) Developer
3 24 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Java Scala Software Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Scala Software Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Java Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Software Integration Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) IT Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Java Scala Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Scala Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.17%) Java Team Leader
8 3 (4.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (81.94%) Spring
2 47 (65.28%) Spring Boot
3 18 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 15 (20.83%) Kafka
5 14 (19.44%) AngularJS
6 13 (18.06%) Spring Security
7 10 (13.89%) CSS
7 10 (13.89%) Hibernate
7 10 (13.89%) HTML
8 9 (12.50%) Dropwizard
8 9 (12.50%) Node.js
9 8 (11.11%) Middleware
10 7 (9.72%) CSS3
10 7 (9.72%) HTML5
11 5 (6.94%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (6.94%) Apache Camel
12 3 (4.17%) React
13 2 (2.78%) Redux
13 2 (2.78%) REST
13 2 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.17%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.78%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.78%) Android
2 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (70.83%) Microservices
3 41 (56.94%) DevOps
4 35 (48.61%) Software Engineering
5 19 (26.39%) TDD
6 17 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (22.22%) Open Source
8 12 (16.67%) Scrum
9 9 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 8 (11.11%) IT Strategy
10 8 (11.11%) Project Management
10 8 (11.11%) Service Management
11 7 (9.72%) BDD
11 7 (9.72%) Pair Programming
12 6 (8.33%) API Development
13 5 (6.94%) Domain-Driven Design
13 5 (6.94%) Extreme Programming
13 5 (6.94%) Logistics
13 5 (6.94%) Post-Production
13 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (30.56%) Java 9
3 16 (22.22%) Kotlin
4 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.44%) Scala
5 5 (6.94%) C#
5 5 (6.94%) Python
6 2 (2.78%) ES6
7 1 (1.39%) PHP
7 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) PMO
2 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 23 (31.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) Kubernetes
1 13 (18.06%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (11.11%) Terraform
3 5 (6.94%) Ansible
4 3 (4.17%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (2.78%) Grafana
5 2 (2.78%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Oracle
2 2 (2.78%) AppDynamics
2 2 (2.78%) Splunk
3 1 (1.39%) Google