Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 149 189
Rank change year-on-year +36 +40 +81
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 80 70 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.06% 1.47% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.72% 2.80% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 74 67 36
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +10.53% +18.01%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +10.53% +18.01%

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 2,153 2,497 2,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 55.32% 52.58% 53.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,803 2,187 2,503
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £29,550 £27,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 80 (100.00%) Java
2 71 (88.75%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (86.25%) Spring
4 50 (62.50%) Spring Boot
5 49 (61.25%) Microservices
6 40 (50.00%) DevOps
7 39 (48.75%) Software Engineering
8 30 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
9 28 (35.00%) Jenkins
10 26 (32.50%) Docker
10 26 (32.50%) TDD
10 26 (32.50%) Java 9
11 24 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
12 22 (27.50%) AngularJS
13 21 (26.25%) Apache Cassandra
14 20 (25.00%) Hibernate
14 20 (25.00%) JavaScript
15 19 (23.75%) MongoDB
15 19 (23.75%) Mentoring
16 18 (22.50%) NoSQL
16 18 (22.50%) Oracle
16 18 (22.50%) Scrum
17 17 (21.25%) Open Source
17 17 (21.25%) Spring Security
17 17 (21.25%) RabbitMQ
18 15 (18.75%) BDD
19 14 (17.50%) Scala
19 14 (17.50%) Node.js
19 14 (17.50%) Pair Programming
19 14 (17.50%) HTML

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 (11.25%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.50%) Confluence
3 2 (2.50%) Mule
4 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 30 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.50%) GitHub
3 3 (3.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.50%) npm
4 2 (2.50%) Serverless
5 1 (1.25%) Loggly
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.25%) SaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Slack
5 1 (1.25%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 19 (23.75%) MongoDB
3 18 (22.50%) NoSQL
4 13 (16.25%) MySQL
5 12 (15.00%) Riak
6 4 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.50%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.25%) Redis
8 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.25%) Cucumber
3 8 (10.00%) Selenium
4 6 (7.50%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.25%) JIRA
6 3 (3.75%) Maven
7 2 (2.50%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.50%) JUnit
7 2 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.25%) CA Release Automation
General
1 2 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (45.00%) Java Engineer
2 35 (43.75%) Java Software Engineer
2 35 (43.75%) Software Engineer
3 34 (42.50%) Developer
4 30 (37.50%) Java Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Senior Java Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Software Integration Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Java Scala Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Scala Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.75%) AWS Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.75%) IT Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Java Team Leader
8 3 (3.75%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.75%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (86.25%) Spring
2 50 (62.50%) Spring Boot
3 22 (27.50%) AngularJS
4 20 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 17 (21.25%) RabbitMQ
5 17 (21.25%) Spring Security
6 14 (17.50%) CSS
6 14 (17.50%) HTML
6 14 (17.50%) Node.js
7 11 (13.75%) Kafka
8 10 (12.50%) CSS3
8 10 (12.50%) HTML5
9 9 (11.25%) Dropwizard
10 8 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
10 8 (10.00%) Apache Camel
10 8 (10.00%) RESTful
11 6 (7.50%) J2EE
12 5 (6.25%) Middleware
13 4 (5.00%) Ember.js
14 3 (3.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.50%) User Experience
4 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Linux
2 2 (2.50%) Android
2 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (88.75%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (61.25%) Microservices
3 40 (50.00%) DevOps
4 39 (48.75%) Software Engineering
5 26 (32.50%) TDD
6 19 (23.75%) Mentoring
7 18 (22.50%) Scrum
8 17 (21.25%) Open Source
9 15 (18.75%) BDD
10 14 (17.50%) Pair Programming
11 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
13 8 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
13 8 (10.00%) Logistics
13 8 (10.00%) Post-Production
13 8 (10.00%) Unit Testing
14 5 (6.25%) API Development
14 5 (6.25%) IT Strategy
14 5 (6.25%) Project Management
14 5 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (32.50%) Java 9
3 20 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.50%) Kotlin
4 14 (17.50%) Scala
5 9 (11.25%) C#
5 9 (11.25%) Python
6 3 (3.75%) SQL
7 2 (2.50%) ES6
7 2 (2.50%) Go
7 2 (2.50%) PHP
8 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.25%) C++
8 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.25%) Ruby
8 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) PMO
2 3 (3.75%) QA
System Software
1 26 (32.50%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 10 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (10.00%) Ansible
3 5 (6.25%) Terraform
4 3 (3.75%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (2.50%) Grafana
5 2 (2.50%) Kibana
6 1 (1.25%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.25%) Nagios
6 1 (1.25%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.25%) Puppet
6 1 (1.25%) Rancher
6 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) Oracle
2 3 (3.75%) Google
2 3 (3.75%) Splunk
3 2 (2.50%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.25%) New Relic
4 1 (1.25%) Rackspace