Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 77 92
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 121 165 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.34% 3.38% 3.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 3.48% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 99 163 154
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £28,750 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £59,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%

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 3,507 4,742 5,267
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 97.23% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,958 4,027 4,539
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £25,875 £27,500 £25,259
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +2.44%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Java
2 88 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (61.16%) Spring
4 66 (54.55%) TDD
5 63 (52.07%) Spring Boot
6 45 (37.19%) Dropwizard
7 42 (34.71%) Microservices
8 35 (28.93%) Jenkins
9 30 (24.79%) JavaScript
10 29 (23.97%) BDD
11 26 (21.49%) Amazon AWS
12 25 (20.66%) AngularJS
12 25 (20.66%) Terraform
13 23 (19.01%) Java 8
14 20 (16.53%) Scala
14 20 (16.53%) HTML
14 20 (16.53%) CSS
15 19 (15.70%) SQL
15 19 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (15.70%) Docker
16 18 (14.88%) Kubernetes
16 18 (14.88%) MySQL
17 17 (14.05%) Oracle
17 17 (14.05%) Problem-Solving
18 16 (13.22%) Kotlin
19 15 (12.40%) Open Source
20 14 (11.57%) Continuous Improvement
21 13 (10.74%) MongoDB
21 13 (10.74%) React
21 13 (10.74%) Technical Leadership

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 7 (5.79%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.31%) nginx
3 2 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 26 (21.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.31%) SaaS
3 2 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.65%) GitHub
3 2 (1.65%) Serverless
4 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.61%) HTTP
2 7 (5.79%) SMS
3 6 (4.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.88%) MySQL
2 13 (10.74%) MongoDB
3 10 (8.26%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.44%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.61%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (5.79%) SQL Server
7 6 (4.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.96%) Riak
8 2 (1.65%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 35 (28.93%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.61%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.96%) Maven
4 4 (3.31%) JIRA
5 2 (1.65%) JUnit
5 2 (1.65%) Subversion
6 1 (0.83%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 12 (9.92%) Finance
2 4 (3.31%) Retail
2 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.48%) Banking
4 2 (1.65%) Advertising
5 1 (0.83%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (61.16%) Spring
2 63 (52.07%) Spring Boot
3 45 (37.19%) Dropwizard
4 25 (20.66%) AngularJS
5 20 (16.53%) CSS
5 20 (16.53%) HTML
6 13 (10.74%) React
7 12 (9.92%) J2EE
7 12 (9.92%) Node.js
8 10 (8.26%) Web Services
9 9 (7.44%) Kafka
9 9 (7.44%) REST
10 8 (6.61%) .NET
11 7 (5.79%) Hibernate
11 7 (5.79%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (3.31%) CSS3
12 4 (3.31%) HTML5
12 4 (3.31%) RESTful
13 3 (2.48%) Angular 2
14 2 (1.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.96%) RIA
3 5 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.31%) Fintech
5 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Life Science
6 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.44%) Linux
2 7 (5.79%) Unix
3 1 (0.83%) Windows
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (54.55%) TDD
3 42 (34.71%) Microservices
4 29 (23.97%) BDD
5 19 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (14.05%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (12.40%) Open Source
8 14 (11.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (10.74%) Technical Leadership
10 12 (9.92%) SDLC
11 11 (9.09%) OO
12 10 (8.26%) Kanban
12 10 (8.26%) Mentoring
13 9 (7.44%) Artificial Intelligence
13 9 (7.44%) Scrum
14 8 (6.61%) API Integration
14 8 (6.61%) DevOps
14 8 (6.61%) Integration Testing
14 8 (6.61%) Software Engineering
15 7 (5.79%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 121 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (24.79%) JavaScript
3 23 (19.01%) Java 8
4 20 (16.53%) Scala
5 19 (15.70%) SQL
6 16 (13.22%) Kotlin
7 12 (9.92%) Go
8 3 (2.48%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.83%) C#
9 1 (0.83%) Java 9
9 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.83%) Python
9 1 (0.83%) Ruby
9 1 (0.83%) VB
9 1 (0.83%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (6.61%) Degree
2 6 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) QA
System Software
1 19 (15.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (20.66%) Terraform
2 18 (14.88%) Kubernetes
3 6 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (14.05%) Oracle
2 6 (4.96%) Sybase
3 2 (1.65%) Google
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.83%) Perforce
4 1 (0.83%) Sun