The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 87 99 77
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 8 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.70% 0.45% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 0.89% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 5
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
J2SE
Scotland

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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
520 674 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.77% 50.79% 46.64%
Number of salaries quoted 343 421 221
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

J2SE
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

J2SE Salary Trend in Glasgow

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) JSON
2 6 (75.00%) Android
2 6 (75.00%) Android Development
3 4 (50.00%) JUnit
3 4 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) Animation
4 3 (37.50%) SQLite
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Hudson
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (37.50%) Android SDK
4 3 (37.50%) Android Studio
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) JMS
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Sybase

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQLite
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JUnit
2 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Hudson
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Android Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Android Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
1 6 (75.00%) XML
1 6 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (37.50%) Android SDK
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Animation
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Android Development
2 4 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Sybase