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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 91 110 98
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 11 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.92% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.39% 0.59% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £70,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £44,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
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
461 674 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.38% 48.28% 43.25%
Number of salaries quoted 269 421 352
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2SE across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

J2SE Salary Histogram in Glasgow

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) Spring
3 15 (60.00%) JMS
3 15 (60.00%) JUnit
4 13 (52.00%) UNIX
4 13 (52.00%) Linux
5 11 (44.00%) Finance
5 11 (44.00%) SDLC
6 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (40.00%) Web Services
6 10 (40.00%) SQL
6 10 (40.00%) Banking
7 9 (36.00%) JSON
7 9 (36.00%) Android
7 9 (36.00%) Mobile App
7 9 (36.00%) Android Development
7 9 (36.00%) XML
7 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
8 8 (32.00%) OO
8 8 (32.00%) Sybase
8 8 (32.00%) DB2
8 8 (32.00%) OOD
8 8 (32.00%) RDBMS
9 7 (28.00%) Perl
10 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
10 5 (20.00%) Spring MVC
10 5 (20.00%) Maven
10 5 (20.00%) HTML5
10 5 (20.00%) Degree
10 5 (20.00%) J2EE

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) JBoss
1 1 (4.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (32.00%) DB2
2 8 (32.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) JUnit
2 5 (20.00%) Maven
3 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (12.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Technical Leader
4 4 (16.00%) Android Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) Spring
2 15 (60.00%) JMS
3 10 (40.00%) Web Services
4 9 (36.00%) XML
4 9 (36.00%) JSON
5 5 (20.00%) Spring MVC
5 5 (20.00%) HTML5
5 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (20.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.00%) J2EE
6 4 (16.00%) Apache Flex
7 1 (4.00%) jQuery
7 1 (4.00%) Java EE
7 1 (4.00%) JSP
7 1 (4.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (36.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (16.00%) RIA
5 2 (8.00%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.00%) Clustering
6 1 (4.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) UNIX
1 13 (52.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) SDLC
2 9 (36.00%) Android Development
3 8 (32.00%) OO
3 8 (32.00%) OOD
4 5 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) Database Tuning
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) Wealth Management
6 3 (12.00%) Investment Management
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) TDD
7 1 (4.00%) People Management
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Sybase
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle