Period
to 12 August 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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 13 10
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 343 523 896
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.36% 11.77% 14.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.27% 22.45% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 380 448 849
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38% -6.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £34,925 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%

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 1,258 2,330 3,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 59.99% 52.44% 52.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,119 2,021 2,828
Median annual salary £48,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.99% -1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,375 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,721 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.19% +0.52% +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 12 August 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 12 August 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 +5 305 £50,000 - 53
Halifax +6 10 £75,000 +87.50%
Bradford -1 7 £47,500 -1.04%
Ilkley - 1 £55,000 - 1
Java
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 August 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.

1 204 (59.48%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (41.69%) Python
3 134 (39.07%) DevOps
4 133 (38.78%) Software Engineering
5 114 (33.24%) JavaScript
6 101 (29.45%) AWS
7 91 (26.53%) Microservices
8 90 (26.24%) Docker
8 90 (26.24%) Spring
9 77 (22.45%) Node.js
10 71 (20.70%) Jenkins
11 70 (20.41%) Spring Boot
12 67 (19.53%) Scala
13 64 (18.66%) TDD
14 62 (18.08%) SQL
14 62 (18.08%) Go
15 61 (17.78%) Open Source
15 61 (17.78%) Kubernetes
15 61 (17.78%) Terraform
16 60 (17.49%) C#
17 56 (16.33%) React
18 53 (15.45%) Test Automation
19 48 (13.99%) AngularJS
20 42 (12.24%) Finance
21 38 (11.08%) BDD
22 36 (10.50%) Java 8
23 35 (10.20%) Selenium
24 34 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
25 33 (9.62%) Maven
25 33 (9.62%) Mentoring

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 10 (2.92%) Confluence
2 8 (2.33%) nginx
3 7 (2.04%) Apache
4 6 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.17%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.17%) IIS
5 4 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.87%) SAS
7 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.29%) Appian
8 1 (0.29%) CMS
8 1 (0.29%) JBoss
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 101 (29.45%) AWS
2 26 (7.58%) Serverless
3 25 (7.29%) AWS Lambda
3 25 (7.29%) Azure
4 13 (3.79%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (2.92%) GitHub
5 10 (2.92%) Slack
6 9 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (2.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (2.33%) SaaS
8 5 (1.46%) Amazon ECS
8 5 (1.46%) GCP
9 3 (0.87%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.87%) Apigee
9 3 (0.87%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.87%) Route 53
10 2 (0.58%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.58%) PaaS
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.46%) Broadband
2 4 (1.17%) Skype
3 3 (0.87%) FTP
3 3 (0.87%) HTTP
3 3 (0.87%) Internet
4 1 (0.29%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.58%) NoSQL
2 18 (5.25%) MySQL
3 17 (4.96%) SQL Server
4 16 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.62%) Data Lake
5 9 (2.62%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.75%) Redis
7 5 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.17%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.87%) Big Data
9 3 (0.87%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.58%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.58%) HBase
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon Athena
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.29%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.29%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 71 (20.70%) Jenkins
2 35 (10.20%) Selenium
3 33 (9.62%) Maven
4 32 (9.33%) Git (software)
5 26 (7.58%) JIRA
6 15 (4.37%) Cucumber
7 14 (4.08%) JUnit
7 14 (4.08%) WebDriver
8 12 (3.50%) Subversion
9 10 (2.92%) Mercurial
10 7 (2.04%) SoapUI
11 6 (1.75%) Appium
11 6 (1.75%) Mockito
11 6 (1.75%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.17%) GitLab
13 3 (0.87%) EasyMock
13 3 (0.87%) MSTest
13 3 (0.87%) NUnit
13 3 (0.87%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.87%) TestNG
General
1 42 (12.24%) Finance
2 10 (2.92%) Banking
3 9 (2.62%) Games
4 6 (1.75%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.17%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.17%) Marketing
5 4 (1.17%) Retail
6 3 (0.87%) Publishing
7 2 (0.58%) Electronics
7 2 (0.58%) Local Government
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 118 (34.40%) Developer
2 88 (25.66%) Software Engineer
3 80 (23.32%) Java Developer
4 48 (13.99%) Java Engineer
5 39 (11.37%) Java Software Engineer
6 26 (7.58%) Python Engineer
6 26 (7.58%) Senior Developer
6 26 (7.58%) Senior Java Developer
7 21 (6.12%) Python Software Engineer
8 20 (5.83%) AWS Engineer
9 18 (5.25%) Automation Tester
9 18 (5.25%) Senior Software Engineer
9 18 (5.25%) Tester
10 17 (4.96%) Architect
11 16 (4.66%) DevOps Engineer
12 15 (4.37%) JavaScript Developer
12 15 (4.37%) Senior Java Engineer
13 14 (4.08%) Principal Engineer
13 14 (4.08%) Principal Software Engineer
13 14 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (26.24%) Spring
2 77 (22.45%) Node.js
3 70 (20.41%) Spring Boot
4 56 (16.33%) React
5 48 (13.99%) AngularJS
6 31 (9.04%) Web Services
7 28 (8.16%) CSS
8 27 (7.87%) .NET
9 23 (6.71%) HTML
9 23 (6.71%) REST
10 21 (6.12%) Hibernate
11 19 (5.54%) RESTful
11 19 (5.54%) SOAP
12 17 (4.96%) Kafka
13 16 (4.66%) XML
14 13 (3.79%) Micronaut
15 11 (3.21%) JSON
16 8 (2.33%) Dropwizard
16 8 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
17 6 (1.75%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.71%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (3.79%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 6 (1.75%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.17%) User Experience
5 4 (1.17%) Video\Live Streaming
5 4 (1.17%) Virtual Team
6 3 (0.87%) Cloud Native
6 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.87%) RIA
6 3 (0.87%) Video on Demand
7 2 (0.58%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.58%) NHS
7 2 (0.58%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.29%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.29%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.96%) Linux
2 11 (3.21%) Windows
3 9 (2.62%) Android
3 9 (2.62%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.04%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.87%) Unix
6 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (59.48%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (39.07%) DevOps
3 133 (38.78%) Software Engineering
4 91 (26.53%) Microservices
5 64 (18.66%) TDD
6 61 (17.78%) Open Source
7 53 (15.45%) Test Automation
8 38 (11.08%) BDD
9 34 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (9.62%) Mentoring
11 31 (9.04%) OO
11 31 (9.04%) Scrum
12 24 (7.00%) SDLC
13 19 (5.54%) Kanban
13 19 (5.54%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (4.96%) Technical Debt
15 16 (4.66%) Configuration Management
16 15 (4.37%) Software Delivery
17 14 (4.08%) Infrastructure Automation
17 14 (4.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 143 (41.69%) Python
2 114 (33.24%) JavaScript
3 67 (19.53%) Scala
4 62 (18.08%) Go
4 62 (18.08%) SQL
5 60 (17.49%) C#
6 36 (10.50%) Java 8
7 30 (8.75%) Kotlin
8 25 (7.29%) C++
9 21 (6.12%) Ruby
10 20 (5.83%) Bash Shell
11 16 (4.66%) C
12 15 (4.37%) TypeScript
13 12 (3.50%) PHP
14 10 (2.92%) Apple Swift
15 9 (2.62%) Objective-C
15 9 (2.62%) PowerShell
16 8 (2.33%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.46%) COBOL
17 5 (1.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (3.50%) Degree
2 3 (0.87%) AWS Certification
3 2 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (0.58%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.79%) QA
2 6 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.87%) GDPR
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.29%) NCSC
System Software
1 90 (26.24%) Docker
2 4 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 61 (17.78%) Kubernetes
1 61 (17.78%) Terraform
2 31 (9.04%) Ansible
3 23 (6.71%) Puppet
4 17 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.33%) Rancher
6 2 (0.58%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.58%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (8.45%) Oracle
2 8 (2.33%) Apple
2 8 (2.33%) Google
2 8 (2.33%) Hitachi
3 5 (1.46%) Cognizant
4 4 (1.17%) IBM
4 4 (1.17%) ServiceNow
5 3 (0.87%) IBM Sterling
5 3 (0.87%) Splunk
6 2 (0.58%) AppDynamics
6 2 (0.58%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.29%) Unisys
7 1 (0.29%) VMware