Period
to 30 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 14 10
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 489 550 921
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.92% 12.17% 13.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.61% 23.21% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 537 464 908
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £38,750 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% -1.57%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,709 2,370 3,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 55.63% 52.43% 51.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,500 2,062 3,019
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% - +1.18%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,225 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £46,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.98% +1.18% +6.25%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in West Yorkshire

Java
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Java in West Yorkshire

Java
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Java in West Yorkshire

Java
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 30 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +8 430 £50,000 +5.26% 32
Bradford -6 13 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Halifax -1 11 £75,000 +66.67% 1
Pontefract +6 5 £46,000 -
Wakefield 0 5 £46,000 +84.00% 1
Huddersfield +8 4 £50,000 -
Ilkley - 2 £45,000 -
Java
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 252 (51.53%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (33.74%) Software Engineering
3 164 (33.54%) Python
4 163 (33.33%) DevOps
5 162 (33.13%) JavaScript
6 142 (29.04%) AWS
7 136 (27.81%) Docker
8 121 (24.74%) Spring
9 112 (22.90%) Microservices
10 98 (20.04%) Spring Boot
10 98 (20.04%) TDD
11 96 (19.63%) Node.js
12 95 (19.43%) Test Automation
13 86 (17.59%) Jenkins
14 84 (17.18%) C#
15 79 (16.16%) Kubernetes
16 75 (15.34%) Scala
17 74 (15.13%) SQL
18 71 (14.52%) BDD
19 68 (13.91%) Open Source
20 66 (13.50%) Terraform
21 65 (13.29%) Java 8
22 64 (13.09%) Web Services
23 61 (12.47%) React
23 61 (12.47%) Go
24 60 (12.27%) Finance
25 58 (11.86%) Scrum
25 58 (11.86%) AngularJS
26 53 (10.84%) Git (software)
27 52 (10.63%) Continuous Integration

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 9 (1.84%) Tomcat
2 8 (1.64%) Confluence
2 8 (1.64%) nginx
3 7 (1.43%) Apache
4 5 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.82%) IIS
6 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Fuse
6 3 (0.61%) SAS
7 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.41%) CMS
7 2 (0.41%) JBoss
8 1 (0.20%) Appian
8 1 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.20%) Moodle
8 1 (0.20%) Mule
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.20%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Photoshop
1 4 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 142 (29.04%) AWS
2 42 (8.59%) Azure
3 26 (5.32%) AWS Lambda
3 26 (5.32%) Serverless
4 14 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (2.25%) Amazon S3
5 11 (2.25%) AWS IoT
5 11 (2.25%) GitHub
6 9 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (1.84%) GCP
6 9 (1.84%) Route 53
7 8 (1.64%) Slack
8 7 (1.43%) Amazon ECS
8 7 (1.43%) SaaS
8 7 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.23%) CloudFront
10 5 (1.02%) BrowserStack
11 4 (0.82%) Firebase
11 4 (0.82%) Power Platform
12 3 (0.61%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.25%) RFID
2 5 (1.02%) FTP
2 5 (1.02%) Internet
3 4 (0.82%) CTI
3 4 (0.82%) Skype
4 3 (0.61%) DHCP
4 3 (0.61%) DNS
4 3 (0.61%) HTTP
5 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.18%) MySQL
2 39 (7.98%) NoSQL
3 21 (4.29%) SQL Server
4 19 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (2.25%) Data Lake
8 8 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (1.43%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.23%) DB2
10 6 (1.23%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.02%) Redis
12 4 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.82%) Power BI
13 3 (0.61%) Riak
14 2 (0.41%) Amazon Athena
14 2 (0.41%) Amazon Aurora
14 2 (0.41%) MarkLogic
14 2 (0.41%) Pentaho
14 2 (0.41%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 86 (17.59%) Jenkins
2 53 (10.84%) Git (software)
3 51 (10.43%) Selenium
4 39 (7.98%) Maven
5 33 (6.75%) Cucumber
6 27 (5.52%) JIRA
7 22 (4.50%) WebDriver
8 21 (4.29%) JUnit
9 17 (3.48%) SoapUI
10 13 (2.66%) Subversion
11 12 (2.45%) Appium
11 12 (2.45%) SpecFlow
12 11 (2.25%) JMeter
12 11 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (2.04%) Gatling
13 10 (2.04%) Mockito
14 9 (1.84%) SonarQube
15 8 (1.64%) Mercurial
16 7 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
16 7 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 60 (12.27%) Finance
2 11 (2.25%) Games
3 10 (2.04%) Banking
4 8 (1.64%) Marketing
4 8 (1.64%) Public Sector
4 8 (1.64%) Retail
5 6 (1.23%) Publishing
6 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.61%) Electronics
8 2 (0.41%) Local Government
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Law
9 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 202 (41.31%) Developer
2 145 (29.65%) Java Developer
3 97 (19.84%) Software Engineer
4 51 (10.43%) Senior Developer
5 50 (10.22%) Java Engineer
6 48 (9.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 40 (8.18%) Java Software Engineer
8 30 (6.13%) Architect
9 24 (4.91%) Software Developer
10 23 (4.70%) Automation Tester
10 23 (4.70%) DevOps Engineer
10 23 (4.70%) Tester
11 21 (4.29%) AWS Engineer
11 21 (4.29%) Python Engineer
11 21 (4.29%) Senior Software Engineer
12 20 (4.09%) JavaScript Developer
13 19 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (3.89%) Test Engineer
14 17 (3.48%) Python Software Engineer
15 16 (3.27%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (24.74%) Spring
2 98 (20.04%) Spring Boot
3 96 (19.63%) Node.js
4 64 (13.09%) Web Services
5 61 (12.47%) React
6 58 (11.86%) AngularJS
7 52 (10.63%) CSS
8 45 (9.20%) .NET
9 41 (8.38%) HTML
9 41 (8.38%) REST
10 38 (7.77%) RESTful
11 33 (6.75%) Hibernate
12 32 (6.54%) SOAP
13 22 (4.50%) XML
14 16 (3.27%) Kafka
15 11 (2.25%) JSON
16 10 (2.04%) Angular 2
16 10 (2.04%) Micronaut
17 9 (1.84%) HTML5
17 9 (1.84%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.75%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (4.91%) Mobile App
3 11 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (1.84%) Mainframe
5 7 (1.43%) NHS
5 7 (1.43%) User Experience
6 5 (1.02%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.02%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.02%) Video\Live Streaming
7 4 (0.82%) Video on Demand
7 4 (0.82%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.61%) Cloud Native
8 3 (0.61%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.61%) RIA
9 2 (0.41%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.41%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.93%) Android
2 27 (5.52%) Linux
3 18 (3.68%) Windows
4 16 (3.27%) Unix
5 12 (2.45%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.04%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (51.53%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (33.74%) Software Engineering
3 163 (33.33%) DevOps
4 112 (22.90%) Microservices
5 98 (20.04%) TDD
6 95 (19.43%) Test Automation
7 71 (14.52%) BDD
8 68 (13.91%) Open Source
9 58 (11.86%) Scrum
10 52 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (10.02%) Mentoring
12 44 (9.00%) OO
13 34 (6.95%) Kanban
14 31 (6.34%) Problem-Solving
15 26 (5.32%) SDLC
16 24 (4.91%) Configuration Management
17 23 (4.70%) Android Development
17 23 (4.70%) Artificial Intelligence
17 23 (4.70%) Software Testing
18 22 (4.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 164 (33.54%) Python
2 162 (33.13%) JavaScript
3 84 (17.18%) C#
4 75 (15.34%) Scala
5 74 (15.13%) SQL
6 65 (13.29%) Java 8
7 61 (12.47%) Go
8 39 (7.98%) Kotlin
9 33 (6.75%) Ruby
10 29 (5.93%) C++
11 27 (5.52%) PHP
11 27 (5.52%) TypeScript
12 24 (4.91%) C
13 22 (4.50%) Bash Shell
14 13 (2.66%) COBOL
14 13 (2.66%) PowerShell
15 11 (2.25%) Apple Swift
15 11 (2.25%) Objective-C
16 9 (1.84%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (2.04%) Degree
1 10 (2.04%) SC Cleared
1 10 (2.04%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.23%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.68%) QA
2 8 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.02%) GDPR
4 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.20%) NCSC
System Software
1 136 (27.81%) Docker
2 8 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.61%) Postfix
5 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.41%) vSphere
6 1 (0.20%) Firmware
6 1 (0.20%) NDS
6 1 (0.20%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 79 (16.16%) Kubernetes
2 66 (13.50%) Terraform
3 42 (8.59%) Ansible
4 28 (5.73%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (5.11%) Puppet
6 10 (2.04%) Rancher
7 2 (0.41%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.41%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.20%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (7.36%) Oracle
2 13 (2.66%) IBM
3 8 (1.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.02%) Apple
4 5 (1.02%) Cognizant
4 5 (1.02%) Google
4 5 (1.02%) IBM Sterling
5 4 (0.82%) Atlassian
5 4 (0.82%) ServiceNow
6 3 (0.61%) Citrix
6 3 (0.61%) Hitachi
6 3 (0.61%) Splunk
7 2 (0.41%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.41%) Avaya
7 2 (0.41%) Cisco
7 2 (0.41%) Genesys
7 2 (0.41%) Mitel
7 2 (0.41%) VMware
8 1 (0.20%) Okta
8 1 (0.20%) Ping Identity