The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 184 - 158
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.052% - 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% - 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £55,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
J2SE
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1148 1065 1231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 29.97% 40.16% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 885 883 1063
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

J2SE
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the Leeds region.

J2SE Salary Trend in Leeds

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing J2SE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited J2SE.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) J2EE
3 7 (53.85%) SOA
3 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) Java SE
4 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
5 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) JUnit
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 5 (38.46%) Java EE
6 4 (30.77%) Spring
7 3 (23.08%) Maven
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) MySQL
7 3 (23.08%) JBoss
7 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
7 3 (23.08%) JPA
7 3 (23.08%) BDD
7 3 (23.08%) REST
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
8 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 2 (15.38%) JavaFX
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (15.38%) J2ME
8 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
8 2 (15.38%) WSDL

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing J2SE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JUnit
2 3 (23.08%) Maven
3 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) Java Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SOA Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) J2EE
2 7 (53.85%) Java SE
3 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
4 5 (38.46%) Java EE
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) Spring
6 3 (23.08%) JPA
6 3 (23.08%) REST
7 2 (15.38%) WSDL
7 2 (15.38%) Java ME
7 2 (15.38%) JavaFX
7 2 (15.38%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) J2ME
8 1 (7.69%) JMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) SOA
2 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) BPEL
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO