Period
to 17 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 58 68
Rank change year-on-year -35 +10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 82 182 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.65% 4.37% 4.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 4.51% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 67 155 175
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £60,000 £62,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +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 3,024 4,032 4,771
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.67% 96.78% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,606 3,366 4,001
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 82 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (69.51%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (57.32%) Spring
4 41 (50.00%) TDD
5 28 (34.15%) SQL
6 26 (31.71%) Spring Boot
7 25 (30.49%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (29.27%) AWS
9 23 (28.05%) Jenkins
10 22 (26.83%) BDD
11 20 (24.39%) DevOps
12 19 (23.17%) Microservices
12 19 (23.17%) Scrum
13 17 (20.73%) Finance
13 17 (20.73%) JavaScript
13 17 (20.73%) NoSQL
13 17 (20.73%) Mentoring
13 17 (20.73%) REST
14 16 (19.51%) Test Automation
14 16 (19.51%) Maven
15 14 (17.07%) Web Services
15 14 (17.07%) Kanban
15 14 (17.07%) Selenium
15 14 (17.07%) Kubernetes
16 13 (15.85%) Machine Learning
16 13 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (15.85%) Software Engineering
16 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
16 13 (15.85%) Cucumber
16 13 (15.85%) MySQL

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 6 (7.32%) Confluence
2 5 (6.10%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (4.88%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.66%) Apache
4 3 (3.66%) nginx
4 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.44%) Mule
6 1 (1.22%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (29.27%) AWS
2 9 (10.98%) Azure
2 9 (10.98%) G Suite
2 9 (10.98%) Office 365
3 5 (6.10%) GitHub
4 4 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.88%) SaaS
5 2 (2.44%) IaaS
5 2 (2.44%) PaaS
5 2 (2.44%) Slack
6 1 (1.22%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.49%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (20.73%) NoSQL
3 13 (15.85%) MySQL
4 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.66%) DB2
6 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.44%) Riak
Development Applications
1 23 (28.05%) Jenkins
2 16 (19.51%) Maven
3 14 (17.07%) Selenium
4 13 (15.85%) Cucumber
4 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
5 10 (12.20%) Mockito
6 9 (10.98%) Appium
6 9 (10.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (10.98%) Buildbot
6 9 (10.98%) Gatling
6 9 (10.98%) JMeter
6 9 (10.98%) NeoLoad
6 9 (10.98%) Ranorex
6 9 (10.98%) SoapUI
6 9 (10.98%) WATIR
6 9 (10.98%) WebDriver
6 9 (10.98%) WebLOAD
7 6 (7.32%) JIRA
8 5 (6.10%) JUnit
9 3 (3.66%) Ant
General
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Retail
3 5 (6.10%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (57.32%) Spring
2 26 (31.71%) Spring Boot
3 17 (20.73%) REST
4 14 (17.07%) Web Services
5 12 (14.63%) AngularJS
6 9 (10.98%) CSS
7 8 (9.76%) Dropwizard
7 8 (9.76%) HTML
8 7 (8.54%) Hibernate
8 7 (8.54%) Spring MVC
9 6 (7.32%) JSON
9 6 (7.32%) SOAP
10 4 (4.88%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (4.88%) Apache Camel
10 4 (4.88%) Drools
10 4 (4.88%) OpenID
10 4 (4.88%) Vue.js
10 4 (4.88%) XML
11 3 (3.66%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (3.66%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.66%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Linux
2 3 (3.66%) Unix
3 1 (1.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (69.51%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (50.00%) TDD
3 22 (26.83%) BDD
4 20 (24.39%) DevOps
5 19 (23.17%) Microservices
5 19 (23.17%) Scrum
6 17 (20.73%) Mentoring
7 16 (19.51%) Test Automation
8 14 (17.07%) Kanban
9 13 (15.85%) Artificial Intelligence
9 13 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (15.85%) Machine Learning
9 13 (15.85%) Software Engineering
10 10 (12.20%) Software Testing
11 9 (10.98%) DSDM
11 9 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (10.98%) SDET
12 7 (8.54%) MVC
12 7 (8.54%) Pair Programming
13 5 (6.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (34.15%) SQL
3 17 (20.73%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.63%) Java 8
5 10 (12.20%) C#
5 10 (12.20%) PHP
5 10 (12.20%) Scala
6 9 (10.98%) C
6 9 (10.98%) C++
6 9 (10.98%) Python
6 9 (10.98%) Ruby
7 5 (6.10%) Kotlin
8 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.88%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.66%) ES6
10 1 (1.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (17.07%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.88%) Terraform
3 3 (3.66%) Ansible
3 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.66%) Puppet
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) Google
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.88%) ForgeRock
3 4 (4.88%) Splunk
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle