Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 143 206
Rank change year-on-year +22 +63 -
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 87 84 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.94% 1.69% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.49% 3.08% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 87 81 35
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £50,001 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £37,800
90th Percentile £58,000 £70,000 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,000 £50,001 £47,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% +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 2,492 2,725 2,994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 55.53% 54.96% 51.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,138 2,381 2,533
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £63,500 £61,250 £58,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 87 (100.00%) Java
2 75 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (85.06%) Spring
4 54 (62.07%) Spring Boot
5 48 (55.17%) Microservices
6 45 (51.72%) DevOps
7 44 (50.57%) Software Engineering
8 39 (44.83%) AngularJS
9 30 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
10 29 (33.33%) Docker
11 28 (32.18%) TDD
11 28 (32.18%) Java 9
12 27 (31.03%) Greenfield Project
12 27 (31.03%) Apache Cassandra
13 25 (28.74%) JavaScript
14 24 (27.59%) Spring Security
15 23 (26.44%) BDD
15 23 (26.44%) MongoDB
16 22 (25.29%) Jenkins
16 22 (25.29%) Hibernate
16 22 (25.29%) Scrum
17 21 (24.14%) Oracle
18 20 (22.99%) RabbitMQ
18 20 (22.99%) Open Source
19 19 (21.84%) Scala
19 19 (21.84%) Pair Programming
19 19 (21.84%) Mentoring
20 18 (20.69%) MySQL
20 18 (20.69%) NoSQL
21 16 (18.39%) 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 9 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.15%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 30 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.90%) GitHub
3 3 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.30%) Loggly
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.30%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (31.03%) Apache Cassandra
2 23 (26.44%) MongoDB
3 18 (20.69%) MySQL
3 18 (20.69%) NoSQL
4 16 (18.39%) Riak
5 6 (6.90%) Redis
6 4 (4.60%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.30%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.30%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (25.29%) Jenkins
2 14 (16.09%) Cucumber
3 9 (10.34%) Selenium
4 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.90%) Maven
6 5 (5.75%) JUnit
7 2 (2.30%) CA Release Automation
7 2 (2.30%) JIRA
General
1 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.15%) Advertising
2 1 (1.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (48.28%) Developer
1 42 (48.28%) Java Engineer
2 40 (45.98%) Java Software Engineer
2 40 (45.98%) Software Engineer
3 35 (40.23%) Java Developer
4 12 (13.79%) Senior Java Engineer
4 12 (13.79%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 12 (13.79%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (11.49%) Java Scala Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Scala Developer
6 8 (9.20%) Integration Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Software Integration Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Lead Developer
7 7 (8.05%) Lead Java Developer
7 7 (8.05%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.05%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Technical Leader
10 4 (4.60%) Principal Software Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (85.06%) Spring
2 54 (62.07%) Spring Boot
3 39 (44.83%) AngularJS
4 24 (27.59%) Spring Security
5 22 (25.29%) Hibernate
6 20 (22.99%) RabbitMQ
7 16 (18.39%) CSS
7 16 (18.39%) HTML
8 13 (14.94%) Node.js
9 12 (13.79%) Dropwizard
10 11 (12.64%) CSS3
10 11 (12.64%) HTML5
11 10 (11.49%) Kafka
12 9 (10.34%) ActiveMQ
12 9 (10.34%) Apache Camel
12 9 (10.34%) Ember.js
13 8 (9.20%) RESTful
14 7 (8.05%) J2EE
15 6 (6.90%) jQuery
16 5 (5.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (31.03%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.15%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (55.17%) Microservices
3 45 (51.72%) DevOps
4 44 (50.57%) Software Engineering
5 28 (32.18%) TDD
6 23 (26.44%) BDD
7 22 (25.29%) Scrum
8 20 (22.99%) Open Source
9 19 (21.84%) Mentoring
9 19 (21.84%) Pair Programming
10 13 (14.94%) Extreme Programming
11 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (11.49%) Software Delivery
13 8 (9.20%) Domain-Driven Design
13 8 (9.20%) Logistics
13 8 (9.20%) Post-Production
13 8 (9.20%) Unit Testing
14 6 (6.90%) Functional Programming
15 4 (4.60%) Actionable Insight
15 4 (4.60%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (32.18%) Java 9
3 25 (28.74%) JavaScript
4 19 (21.84%) Scala
5 16 (18.39%) Kotlin
6 10 (11.49%) C#
6 10 (11.49%) Python
7 3 (3.45%) Go
7 3 (3.45%) PHP
7 3 (3.45%) SQL
8 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.30%) C++
8 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.30%) Ruby
8 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 29 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.15%) LXC
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (12.64%) Kubernetes
3 9 (10.34%) Ansible
4 2 (2.30%) Cobbler
4 2 (2.30%) Grafana
4 2 (2.30%) Kibana
4 2 (2.30%) Nagios
4 2 (2.30%) Prometheus
4 2 (2.30%) Puppet
4 2 (2.30%) Rancher
4 2 (2.30%) Terraform
4 2 (2.30%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (24.14%) Oracle
2 3 (3.45%) Google
3 2 (2.30%) New Relic
3 2 (2.30%) Rackspace
3 2 (2.30%) Splunk