Period
to 18 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 18 April 2019.

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
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 52 64
Rank change year-on-year -42 +12 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 94 246 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.85% 4.75% 4.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 4.89% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 68 230 198
Leeds median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,625 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +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 3,221 5,035 5,130
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.55% 97.28% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,801 4,213 4,482
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,800 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,250 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 18 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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 94 (100.00%) Java
2 77 (81.91%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (73.40%) TDD
4 55 (58.51%) Spring
5 46 (48.94%) BDD
5 46 (48.94%) Spring Boot
6 36 (38.30%) Dropwizard
7 33 (35.11%) Microservices
8 29 (30.85%) Jenkins
8 29 (30.85%) Kanban
9 27 (28.72%) Scala
9 27 (28.72%) JavaScript
10 21 (22.34%) Scrum
10 21 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (20.21%) Docker
12 18 (19.15%) Node.js
13 17 (18.09%) AngularJS
13 17 (18.09%) DevOps
13 17 (18.09%) React
14 15 (15.96%) Kubernetes
14 15 (15.96%) Kotlin
15 14 (14.89%) Mentoring
15 14 (14.89%) Software Engineering
15 14 (14.89%) Finance
15 14 (14.89%) MySQL
15 14 (14.89%) OO
16 13 (13.83%) C#
16 13 (13.83%) Software Testing
16 13 (13.83%) Selenium
16 13 (13.83%) Test Automation

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 1 (1.06%) Liferay
1 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.77%) G Suite
1 12 (12.77%) Office 365
2 10 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.26%) SaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) Internet
2 3 (3.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) MySQL
2 13 (13.83%) NoSQL
3 11 (11.70%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.26%) Riak
6 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (30.85%) Jenkins
2 13 (13.83%) Selenium
3 12 (12.77%) Appium
3 12 (12.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (12.77%) Buildbot
3 12 (12.77%) Cucumber
3 12 (12.77%) Gatling
3 12 (12.77%) JMeter
3 12 (12.77%) NeoLoad
3 12 (12.77%) Ranorex
3 12 (12.77%) SoapUI
3 12 (12.77%) WATIR
3 12 (12.77%) WebDriver
3 12 (12.77%) WebLOAD
4 4 (4.26%) Maven
5 1 (1.06%) Ant
5 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.06%) Gradle
5 1 (1.06%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.06%) JUnit
General
1 14 (14.89%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Retail
3 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (58.51%) Spring
2 46 (48.94%) Spring Boot
3 36 (38.30%) Dropwizard
4 18 (19.15%) Node.js
5 17 (18.09%) AngularJS
5 17 (18.09%) React
6 8 (8.51%) Hibernate
7 6 (6.38%) J2EE
8 5 (5.32%) CSS
8 5 (5.32%) Kafka
8 5 (5.32%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (4.26%) EJB
9 4 (4.26%) EJB 3.0
9 4 (4.26%) GraphQL
9 4 (4.26%) HTML
9 4 (4.26%) JSP
9 4 (4.26%) REST
10 3 (3.19%) Spring MVC
10 3 (3.19%) Web Services
11 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) RIA
2 4 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.06%) Fintech
4 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.19%) Linux
2 2 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (81.91%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (73.40%) TDD
3 46 (48.94%) BDD
4 33 (35.11%) Microservices
5 29 (30.85%) Kanban
6 21 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (22.34%) Scrum
7 17 (18.09%) DevOps
8 14 (14.89%) Mentoring
8 14 (14.89%) OO
8 14 (14.89%) Software Engineering
9 13 (13.83%) Software Testing
9 13 (13.83%) Test Automation
10 12 (12.77%) Artificial Intelligence
10 12 (12.77%) DSDM
10 12 (12.77%) SDET
11 10 (10.64%) High Availability
12 9 (9.57%) Open Source
13 8 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (7.45%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (28.72%) JavaScript
2 27 (28.72%) Scala
3 15 (15.96%) Kotlin
4 13 (13.83%) C#
5 12 (12.77%) C
5 12 (12.77%) C++
5 12 (12.77%) Java 8
5 12 (12.77%) PHP
5 12 (12.77%) Python
5 12 (12.77%) Ruby
6 11 (11.70%) Go
6 11 (11.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 19 (20.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (15.96%) Kubernetes
2 12 (12.77%) Terraform
3 4 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Google
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle
2 2 (2.13%) Sybase