Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 10 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 678 708 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.31% 12.99% 14.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.15% 24.46% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 628 586 906
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,125 £67,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +9.41%

Java 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 2497 2894 3727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 52.69% 53.11% 53.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2185 2507 3007
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,850 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Leeds

Java
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Java in Leeds

Java
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Java.

1 413 (60.91%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (37.91%) SQL
3 248 (36.58%) JavaScript
4 205 (30.24%) C#
5 203 (29.94%) Test Automation
6 185 (27.29%) HTML
7 181 (26.70%) Git (software)
8 174 (25.66%) Software Engineering
9 164 (24.19%) TDD
10 153 (22.57%) Python
11 150 (22.12%) Spring
12 146 (21.53%) OO
13 142 (20.94%) Scrum
14 140 (20.65%) CSS
15 134 (19.76%) Continuous Integration
16 124 (18.29%) Selenium
17 115 (16.96%) PHP
17 115 (16.96%) Web Services
18 113 (16.67%) XML
19 112 (16.52%) Jenkins
20 108 (15.93%) Subversion
21 107 (15.78%) .NET
22 102 (15.04%) C++
22 102 (15.04%) AngularJS
23 101 (14.90%) DevOps
24 100 (14.75%) SDLC
24 100 (14.75%) BDD
25 99 (14.60%) NoSQL
26 97 (14.31%) Hibernate
27 92 (13.57%) Cucumber

Java
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 78 (11.50%) Tomcat
2 25 (3.69%) Apache
3 20 (2.95%) Confluence
4 18 (2.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 18 (2.65%) WebLogic
5 15 (2.21%) JBoss
6 12 (1.77%) Jetty
7 11 (1.62%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.18%) Tornado
9 7 (1.03%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.88%) nginx
11 5 (0.74%) WordPress
12 3 (0.44%) Drupal
12 3 (0.44%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.44%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.29%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.29%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.74%) Aligne
2 5 (0.74%) Maximo
3 4 (0.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 55 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (5.31%) GitHub
3 25 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (2.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (1.62%) Office 365
6 11 (1.62%) SaaS
7 9 (1.33%) IaaS
7 9 (1.33%) Loggly
7 9 (1.33%) Sumo Logic
8 8 (1.18%) G Suite
9 6 (0.88%) Slack
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.15%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.15%) Firebase
10 1 (0.15%) Google Play
10 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.18%) AMQP
2 5 (0.74%) Ethernet
2 5 (0.74%) HTTP
2 5 (0.74%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (0.44%) Firewall
3 3 (0.44%) Internet
3 3 (0.44%) PuTTY
3 3 (0.44%) WinSCP
4 2 (0.29%) DHCP
4 2 (0.29%) DMZ
4 2 (0.29%) LDAP
4 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.15%) DNS
5 1 (0.15%) Network Security
5 1 (0.15%) SMS
5 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (14.60%) NoSQL
2 61 (9.00%) SQL Server
3 60 (8.85%) MySQL
4 39 (5.75%) Relational Database
5 33 (4.87%) Big Data
5 33 (4.87%) Redis
6 32 (4.72%) MongoDB
6 32 (4.72%) Riak
7 29 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 25 (3.69%) Hadoop
10 24 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (2.51%) SQL Server 2016
13 14 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (1.92%) Couchbase
14 13 (1.92%) Oracle Database
15 7 (1.03%) RDBMS
16 6 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 5 (0.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 181 (26.70%) Git (software)
2 124 (18.29%) Selenium
3 112 (16.52%) Jenkins
4 108 (15.93%) Subversion
5 92 (13.57%) Cucumber
6 78 (11.50%) Maven
7 54 (7.96%) Mercurial
8 47 (6.93%) JIRA
9 45 (6.64%) WebDriver
10 32 (4.72%) JUnit
10 32 (4.72%) Visual Studio
11 25 (3.69%) Eclipse
11 25 (3.69%) NUnit
12 24 (3.54%) JBehave
12 24 (3.54%) MSTest
13 20 (2.95%) JMeter
13 20 (2.95%) SoapUI
13 20 (2.95%) SpecFlow
14 19 (2.80%) Mockito
15 18 (2.65%) Vagrant
General
1 73 (10.77%) Finance
2 56 (8.26%) Advertising
3 49 (7.23%) Games
4 21 (3.10%) Retail
5 13 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.74%) Marketing
7 4 (0.59%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.44%) Banking
8 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.15%) Local Government
9 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 288 (42.48%) Developer
2 174 (25.66%) Java Developer
3 109 (16.08%) Software Engineer
4 86 (12.68%) Java Engineer
5 66 (9.73%) Tester
6 64 (9.44%) Java Software Engineer
7 63 (9.29%) Automation Tester
7 63 (9.29%) Senior Developer
8 48 (7.08%) Architect
8 48 (7.08%) Senior Software Engineer
9 46 (6.78%) Analyst
9 46 (6.78%) Senior Java Engineer
10 44 (6.49%) Senior Java Developer
10 44 (6.49%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 27 (3.98%) Principal Engineer
11 27 (3.98%) Senior Automation Tester
11 27 (3.98%) Senior Tester
12 25 (3.69%) Consultant
13 24 (3.54%) .NET Software Engineer
13 24 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (27.29%) HTML
2 150 (22.12%) Spring
3 140 (20.65%) CSS
4 115 (16.96%) Web Services
5 113 (16.67%) XML
6 107 (15.78%) .NET
7 102 (15.04%) AngularJS
8 97 (14.31%) Hibernate
9 81 (11.95%) RESTful
10 79 (11.65%) SOAP
11 73 (10.77%) Node.js
12 68 (10.03%) jQuery
13 60 (8.85%) J2EE
14 53 (7.82%) React
15 41 (6.05%) Gherkin
16 40 (5.90%) HTML5
17 39 (5.75%) Spring Boot
18 37 (5.46%) REST
19 36 (5.31%) ASP.NET
20 34 (5.01%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.64%) Algorithms
2 44 (6.49%) Data Structures
3 25 (3.69%) Computer Science
3 25 (3.69%) User Experience
4 23 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (2.80%) Fintech
6 18 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (1.18%) Smart Meter
10 7 (1.03%) AS400
11 6 (0.88%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.88%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.88%) Online Games
12 5 (0.74%) iPad
12 5 (0.74%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.44%) PMI
14 2 (0.29%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.29%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.29%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 90 (13.27%) Linux
2 42 (6.19%) Windows
3 37 (5.46%) Android
4 17 (2.51%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 15 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.47%) Unix
8 7 (1.03%) AIX
8 7 (1.03%) Solaris
8 7 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.74%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.29%) CentOS
11 2 (0.29%) Debian
11 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (60.91%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (29.94%) Test Automation
3 174 (25.66%) Software Engineering
4 164 (24.19%) TDD
5 146 (21.53%) OO
6 142 (20.94%) Scrum
7 134 (19.76%) Continuous Integration
8 101 (14.90%) DevOps
9 100 (14.75%) BDD
9 100 (14.75%) SDLC
10 69 (10.18%) Mentoring
11 56 (8.26%) Test Scripting
12 52 (7.67%) Kanban
13 46 (6.78%) DSDM
14 44 (6.49%) Pair Programming
15 40 (5.90%) RUP
16 39 (5.75%) Configuration Management
17 38 (5.60%) UML
18 33 (4.87%) Front End Development
18 33 (4.87%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 257 (37.91%) SQL
2 248 (36.58%) JavaScript
3 205 (30.24%) C#
4 153 (22.57%) Python
5 115 (16.96%) PHP
6 102 (15.04%) C++
7 70 (10.32%) Ruby
8 45 (6.64%) Scala
9 42 (6.19%) Bash Shell
10 31 (4.57%) T-SQL
11 27 (3.98%) Go
12 25 (3.69%) PL/SQL
13 17 (2.51%) C
14 8 (1.18%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.18%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.03%) Clojure
15 7 (1.03%) ES6
15 7 (1.03%) VC++
16 6 (0.88%) Assembly Language
16 6 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (7.67%) Degree
2 15 (2.21%) ISTQB
3 13 (1.92%) ISEB
4 9 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.88%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.59%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.44%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.29%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.51%) QA
2 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.15%) HL7
3 1 (0.15%) PSD2
3 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (9.88%) Docker
2 4 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.44%) vSphere
4 2 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.15%) RACF
5 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 55 (8.11%) Puppet
2 51 (7.52%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (7.08%) Ansible
4 13 (1.92%) Salt
5 10 (1.47%) Nagios
6 9 (1.33%) Prometheus
6 9 (1.33%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.59%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.44%) Packer
9 2 (0.29%) Grafana
9 2 (0.29%) Rancher
9 2 (0.29%) Terraform
10 1 (0.15%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.15%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.15%) Kibana
10 1 (0.15%) logstash
10 1 (0.15%) Mesos
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 63 (9.29%) Microsoft
2 62 (9.14%) Oracle
3 41 (6.05%) Google
4 18 (2.65%) Adobe
5 16 (2.36%) Rackspace
5 16 (2.36%) Red Hat
6 14 (2.06%) VMware
6 14 (2.06%) Zend
7 13 (1.92%) Splunk
8 10 (1.47%) New Relic
8 10 (1.47%) SAP
9 9 (1.33%) SaltStack
10 6 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.74%) EnterpriseDB
11 5 (0.74%) Infor
12 4 (0.59%) IBM
12 4 (0.59%) webMethods
12 4 (0.59%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.44%) HP
13 3 (0.44%) Software AG