Period
to 20 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 56 64
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 205 227 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.60% 4.59% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 4.73% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 177 202 224
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4,308 4,799 5,636
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 97.05% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3,621 4,061 4,669
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £44,512 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.10% +11.28% -2.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Leeds

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Java Developer in Leeds

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Leeds

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, Java Developer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 205 (100.00%) Java
2 145 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (66.34%) Spring
4 88 (42.93%) TDD
5 64 (31.22%) JavaScript
6 62 (30.24%) Spring Boot
7 55 (26.83%) HTML
8 53 (25.85%) CSS
9 48 (23.41%) MySQL
10 44 (21.46%) Hibernate
10 44 (21.46%) AngularJS
11 43 (20.98%) SQL
12 42 (20.49%) BDD
13 41 (20.00%) Finance
14 40 (19.51%) NoSQL
14 40 (19.51%) Dropwizard
15 39 (19.02%) Docker
16 38 (18.54%) Microservices
17 36 (17.56%) Java 8
17 36 (17.56%) Amazon AWS
18 35 (17.07%) Oracle
19 31 (15.12%) Scala
20 30 (14.63%) MongoDB
21 29 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
22 27 (13.17%) Kubernetes
22 27 (13.17%) Jenkins
22 27 (13.17%) Web Services
22 27 (13.17%) XML
23 26 (12.68%) C#
23 26 (12.68%) OO

Java Developer Skill Set
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 26 (12.68%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.98%) Confluence
3 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.49%) JBoss
4 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Infor LN
1 1 (0.49%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 36 (17.56%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.93%) GitHub
4 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (23.41%) MySQL
2 40 (19.51%) NoSQL
3 30 (14.63%) MongoDB
4 12 (5.85%) Riak
5 11 (5.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (4.88%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.41%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.95%) CouchDB
8 4 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.95%) Redis
9 1 (0.49%) Big Data
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (13.17%) Jenkins
2 24 (11.71%) Git (software)
3 19 (9.27%) Maven
4 14 (6.83%) JUnit
5 9 (4.39%) Mockito
5 9 (4.39%) Subversion
6 8 (3.90%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.46%) Selenium
8 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.98%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.49%) Gatling
9 1 (0.49%) GoCD
9 1 (0.49%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.49%) JIRA
9 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.49%) NUnit
9 1 (0.49%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.49%) Spock
9 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (20.00%) Finance
2 26 (12.68%) Retail
3 4 (1.95%) Advertising
3 4 (1.95%) Military
3 4 (1.95%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.98%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (66.34%) Spring
2 62 (30.24%) Spring Boot
3 55 (26.83%) HTML
4 53 (25.85%) CSS
5 44 (21.46%) AngularJS
5 44 (21.46%) Hibernate
6 40 (19.51%) Dropwizard
7 27 (13.17%) Web Services
7 27 (13.17%) XML
8 25 (12.20%) Node.js
8 25 (12.20%) React
9 23 (11.22%) Kafka
10 21 (10.24%) RabbitMQ
10 21 (10.24%) RESTful
11 19 (9.27%) SOAP
12 17 (8.29%) REST
13 15 (7.32%) J2EE
14 14 (6.83%) .NET
14 14 (6.83%) JSON
15 13 (6.34%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.39%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.39%) User Experience
4 8 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.41%) NHS
5 7 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.95%) RIA
7 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.46%) PKI
8 2 (0.98%) Fintech
8 2 (0.98%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.49%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.49%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.41%) Unix
2 3 (1.46%) Android
2 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.46%) Windows
3 2 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.49%) Linux
4 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (42.93%) TDD
3 42 (20.49%) BDD
4 38 (18.54%) Microservices
5 29 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (12.68%) OO
7 24 (11.71%) Mentoring
8 23 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (8.78%) Pair Programming
10 17 (8.29%) Collaborative Working
10 17 (8.29%) Scrum
11 16 (7.80%) High Availability
11 16 (7.80%) SDLC
12 15 (7.32%) DevOps
13 14 (6.83%) MVC
13 14 (6.83%) Software Engineering
14 11 (5.37%) Test Automation
15 10 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (4.39%) E-Commerce
17 7 (3.41%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 205 (100.00%) Java
2 64 (31.22%) JavaScript
3 43 (20.98%) SQL
4 36 (17.56%) Java 8
5 31 (15.12%) Scala
6 26 (12.68%) C#
7 20 (9.76%) PHP
8 19 (9.27%) Python
9 17 (8.29%) Go
10 11 (5.37%) Kotlin
11 3 (1.46%) C
12 2 (0.98%) Ruby
13 1 (0.49%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.49%) Clojure
13 1 (0.49%) Groovy
13 1 (0.49%) Java 9
13 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.49%) VB
13 1 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (6.83%) Degree
2 13 (6.34%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.95%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.24%) QA
System Software
1 39 (19.02%) Docker
2 3 (1.46%) OpenDJ
2 3 (1.46%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.49%) LXC
3 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (13.17%) Kubernetes
2 14 (6.83%) Terraform
3 12 (5.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.49%) linkerd
4 1 (0.49%) Nagios
4 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (17.07%) Oracle
2 8 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (3.41%) Capita
4 6 (2.93%) Twitter
5 5 (2.44%) Google
5 5 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.44%) Sybase
6 4 (1.95%) Sun
7 3 (1.46%) Adobe
8 1 (0.49%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.49%) Infor
8 1 (0.49%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.49%) Perforce
8 1 (0.49%) Sage
8 1 (0.49%) SAP