The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/J2EE Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 126 116 121
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 55 39 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.45% 1.48% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.55% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 14
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -5.88%
Java/J2EE Developer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3662 2518 2643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.72% 95.45% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2855 1939 2156
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Leeds region.

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Trend in Leeds

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 113 (100.00%) Java
1 113 (100.00%) J2EE
2 103 (91.15%) Spring
3 82 (72.57%) Tomcat
4 79 (69.91%) Oracle
5 77 (68.14%) SQL
6 75 (66.37%) WebLogic
7 74 (65.49%) E-Commerce
8 72 (63.72%) Maven
9 71 (62.83%) Subversion
10 69 (61.06%) Apache Flex
10 69 (61.06%) BlazeDS
10 69 (61.06%) Hudson
10 69 (61.06%) Relational Database
10 69 (61.06%) RDBMS
11 22 (19.47%) JUnit
12 21 (18.58%) Hibernate
13 14 (12.39%) OO
13 14 (12.39%) Java EE
14 12 (10.62%) JBoss
15 11 (9.73%) Linux
15 11 (9.73%) JavaScript
15 11 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (8.85%) JSP
16 10 (8.85%) Web Services
16 10 (8.85%) JMS
17 9 (7.96%) HTML
17 9 (7.96%) Spring MVC
18 8 (7.08%) XML
19 6 (5.31%) Servlets

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 82 (72.57%) Tomcat
2 75 (66.37%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.31%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.65%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.77%) Apache
6 1 (0.88%) CMS
6 1 (0.88%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (61.06%) Relational Database
1 69 (61.06%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.65%) Big Data
2 3 (2.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 72 (63.72%) Maven
2 71 (62.83%) Subversion
3 69 (61.06%) Hudson
4 22 (19.47%) JUnit
5 3 (2.65%) Selenium
5 3 (2.65%) JBehave
5 3 (2.65%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
1 4 (3.54%) Finance
2 3 (2.65%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (100.00%) J2EE
2 103 (91.15%) Spring
3 69 (61.06%) Apache Flex
3 69 (61.06%) BlazeDS
4 21 (18.58%) Hibernate
5 14 (12.39%) Java EE
6 10 (8.85%) JSP
6 10 (8.85%) Web Services
6 10 (8.85%) JMS
7 9 (7.96%) HTML
7 9 (7.96%) Spring MVC
8 8 (7.08%) XML
9 6 (5.31%) Servlets
9 6 (5.31%) J2SE
10 5 (4.42%) Java SE
10 5 (4.42%) Grails
10 5 (4.42%) RESTful
10 5 (4.42%) SAX
10 5 (4.42%) XML Schema
10 5 (4.42%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.73%) Linux
2 5 (4.42%) Android
2 5 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (65.49%) E-Commerce
2 14 (12.39%) OO
3 11 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (5.31%) MVC
5 5 (4.42%) Software Engineering
5 5 (4.42%) SOA
5 5 (4.42%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (3.54%) TDD
6 4 (3.54%) BDD
7 3 (2.65%) Web Application Development
7 3 (2.65%) Information Management
7 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (2.65%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (2.65%) Complex Event Processing
7 3 (2.65%) Scrum
7 3 (2.65%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.88%) Content Management
8 1 (0.88%) Web Development
8 1 (0.88%) Multithreading
8 1 (0.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 113 (100.00%) Java
2 77 (68.14%) SQL
3 11 (9.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.42%) XPath
5 2 (1.77%) C++
6 1 (0.88%) Scala
6 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (1.77%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 79 (69.91%) Oracle
2 12 (10.62%) JBoss
3 5 (4.42%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.88%) TIBCO