Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Software Engineer
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 182 195
Rank change year-on-year +30 +13 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 67 54 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.35% 0.99% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.01% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 63 56 68
Leeds median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £45,000 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4826 5350 6756
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 98.02% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4080 4612 5436
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,450 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in Leeds

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in Leeds

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Engineer in Leeds

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Java Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring Java Software Engineer in the job title.

1 67 (100.00%) Java
1 67 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 42 (62.69%) SQL
2 42 (62.69%) Git (software)
3 41 (61.19%) OO
3 41 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (61.19%) Subversion
4 30 (44.78%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (40.30%) Test Automation
6 26 (38.81%) NoSQL
6 26 (38.81%) Mercurial
7 24 (35.82%) Spring
8 23 (34.33%) Scrum
8 23 (34.33%) Degree
8 23 (34.33%) Data Structures
8 23 (34.33%) Algorithms
9 20 (29.85%) Mentoring
9 20 (29.85%) Tomcat
9 20 (29.85%) Hibernate
10 19 (28.36%) JavaScript
10 19 (28.36%) AngularJS
11 18 (26.87%) Ember.js
11 18 (26.87%) RESTful
11 18 (26.87%) Extreme Programming
11 18 (26.87%) Pair Programming
12 16 (23.88%) Waterfall
12 16 (23.88%) SDLC
13 15 (22.39%) Android Studio
13 15 (22.39%) JIRA
13 15 (22.39%) Android

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
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 20 (29.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.49%) JBoss
2 1 (1.49%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.81%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (62.69%) Git (software)
2 41 (61.19%) Subversion
3 26 (38.81%) Mercurial
4 15 (22.39%) Android Studio
4 15 (22.39%) Eclipse
4 15 (22.39%) JIRA
4 15 (22.39%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.48%) Maven
6 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.49%) JUnit
7 1 (1.49%) Mockito
7 1 (1.49%) Selenium
7 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.49%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.82%) Spring
2 20 (29.85%) Hibernate
3 19 (28.36%) AngularJS
4 18 (26.87%) Ember.js
4 18 (26.87%) RESTful
5 15 (22.39%) HTML
6 10 (14.93%) J2EE
7 4 (5.97%) Spring Boot
8 3 (4.48%) REST
8 3 (4.48%) SOAP
8 3 (4.48%) Web Services
8 3 (4.48%) XML
9 2 (2.99%) JSON
9 2 (2.99%) Kafka
9 2 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (1.49%) Gherkin
10 1 (1.49%) Grails
10 1 (1.49%) JBoss Seam
10 1 (1.49%) OSGi
10 1 (1.49%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.33%) Algorithms
1 23 (34.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.49%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Android
1 15 (22.39%) Linux
1 15 (22.39%) Windows
1 15 (22.39%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (61.19%) OO
3 30 (44.78%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (40.30%) Test Automation
5 23 (34.33%) Scrum
6 20 (29.85%) Mentoring
7 18 (26.87%) Extreme Programming
7 18 (26.87%) Pair Programming
8 16 (23.88%) SDLC
8 16 (23.88%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.97%) DevOps
9 4 (5.97%) Microservices
9 4 (5.97%) TDD
10 3 (4.48%) DSDM
10 3 (4.48%) Kanban
10 3 (4.48%) RUP
10 3 (4.48%) Web Development
11 2 (2.99%) BDD
11 2 (2.99%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (62.69%) SQL
3 19 (28.36%) JavaScript
4 15 (22.39%) C++
4 15 (22.39%) Python
5 3 (4.48%) Java 9
6 2 (2.99%) Kotlin
6 2 (2.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (34.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle