The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 115 72 46
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -26
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 48 102 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.49% 3.07% 4.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.58% 7.59% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25 62 95
Average salary £39,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £33,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £59,800 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
J2EE
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1342 1343 1075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.61% 40.38% 36.10%
Number of salaries quoted 951 870 767
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing J2EE across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

J2EE
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

J2EE Salary Trend in Scotland

J2EE
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2EE across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

J2EE Salary Histogram in Scotland

J2EE
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -17 21 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Glasgow -27 21 £46,000 -8.00% 3
Stirling - 3 £45,000 - 4
Aberdeen +10 1 £39,000 +20.00% 1
Highlands - 1 £45,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing J2EE 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 J2EE.

1 127 (98.45%) Java
2 71 (55.04%) Finance
3 66 (51.16%) Spring
4 65 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (47.29%) XML
6 60 (46.51%) Oracle
7 58 (44.96%) SQL
8 56 (43.41%) Hibernate
9 43 (33.33%) PL/SQL
9 43 (33.33%) Linux
10 42 (32.56%) JavaScript
11 40 (31.01%) UNIX
12 39 (30.23%) HTML
13 35 (27.13%) OO
14 33 (25.58%) CSS
15 28 (21.71%) Tomcat
16 27 (20.93%) Banking
17 23 (17.83%) JUnit
18 22 (17.05%) Web Services
18 22 (17.05%) Servlets
18 22 (17.05%) Unit Testing
18 22 (17.05%) REST
19 20 (15.50%) Degree
19 20 (15.50%) Struts
20 19 (14.73%) Project Management
20 19 (14.73%) Relational Database
21 18 (13.95%) XSLT
21 18 (13.95%) WebSphere
21 18 (13.95%) QA
22 17 (13.18%) Maven

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing J2EE 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 J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (21.71%) Tomcat
2 18 (13.95%) WebSphere
3 17 (13.18%) WebLogic
4 13 (10.08%) JBoss
5 6 (4.65%) Apache
5 6 (4.65%) CMS
6 4 (3.10%) Jetty
6 4 (3.10%) IIS
6 4 (3.10%) nginx
7 3 (2.33%) Mule
7 3 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.55%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.55%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.55%) GemFire
9 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.78%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.78%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MS Office
1 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.78%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.10%) Google App Engine
1 4 (3.10%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) HTTP
2 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.10%) DNS
2 4 (3.10%) DHCP
2 4 (3.10%) FTP
2 4 (3.10%) IPsec
3 2 (1.55%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.78%) SSL
4 1 (0.78%) CTI
4 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.73%) Relational Database
2 17 (13.18%) Oracle Database
3 16 (12.40%) SQL Server
4 11 (8.53%) RDBMS
4 11 (8.53%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.20%) MySQL
6 5 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (3.10%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.33%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.33%) Big Data
8 3 (2.33%) MarkLogic
8 3 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.55%) DB2
10 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.78%) Ingres
10 1 (0.78%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.78%) DataStage
10 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 23 (17.83%) JUnit
2 17 (13.18%) Maven
3 10 (7.75%) Subversion
4 8 (6.20%) Eclipse
4 8 (6.20%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.43%) Ant
6 6 (4.65%) Mockito
7 5 (3.88%) Selenium
8 4 (3.10%) JIRA
8 4 (3.10%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.33%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.55%) Hudson
11 1 (0.78%) Rational Application Developer
11 1 (0.78%) FishEye
11 1 (0.78%) MagicDraw
11 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.78%) Toad
11 1 (0.78%) PowerDesigner
11 1 (0.78%) JMeter
General
1 71 (55.04%) Finance
2 27 (20.93%) Banking
3 12 (9.30%) Games
4 11 (8.53%) Retail
5 7 (5.43%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.10%) German Language
6 4 (3.10%) Italian Language
6 4 (3.10%) Turkish Language
7 3 (2.33%) Front Office
8 2 (1.55%) Legal
9 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (85.27%) Developer
2 66 (51.16%) Java Developer
3 30 (23.26%) Senior Developer
4 28 (21.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (17.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 17 (13.18%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 14 (10.85%) J2EE Developer
8 12 (9.30%) Flash Developer
9 10 (7.75%) Web Developer
9 10 (7.75%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 7 (5.43%) Java Web Developer
10 7 (5.43%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.88%) Programmer
11 5 (3.88%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.88%) Flash ActionScript Developer
12 4 (3.10%) Oracle Developer
13 3 (2.33%) Analyst Programmer
13 3 (2.33%) Analyst
13 3 (2.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (51.16%) Spring
2 61 (47.29%) XML
3 56 (43.41%) Hibernate
4 39 (30.23%) HTML
5 33 (25.58%) CSS
6 22 (17.05%) Servlets
6 22 (17.05%) Web Services
6 22 (17.05%) REST
7 20 (15.50%) Struts
8 18 (13.95%) XSLT
9 16 (12.40%) JMS
9 16 (12.40%) JSF
9 16 (12.40%) jQuery
10 15 (11.63%) JPA
10 15 (11.63%) Java EE
11 14 (10.85%) Apache Flex
12 12 (9.30%) WPF
12 12 (9.30%) Flash
12 12 (9.30%) NHibernate
12 12 (9.30%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.85%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.08%) Mathematics
3 12 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.53%) Open Source
5 7 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.65%) User Experience
7 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.10%) Blog
9 3 (2.33%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.78%) Equities
10 1 (0.78%) Derivative
10 1 (0.78%) Social Media
10 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (33.33%) Linux
2 40 (31.01%) UNIX
3 15 (11.63%) AIX
4 8 (6.20%) Windows
5 2 (1.55%) Solaris
5 2 (1.55%) Android
6 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (27.13%) OO
3 22 (17.05%) Unit Testing
4 19 (14.73%) Project Management
5 16 (12.40%) MVC
6 15 (11.63%) Software Engineering
7 13 (10.08%) Automated Testing
8 12 (9.30%) Scrum
8 12 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (8.53%) TDD
9 11 (8.53%) UML
10 10 (7.75%) Data Modelling
10 10 (7.75%) Web Development
10 10 (7.75%) Waterfall
11 9 (6.98%) SOA
12 8 (6.20%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (5.43%) OOP
13 7 (5.43%) Configuration Management
13 7 (5.43%) Business Analysis
13 7 (5.43%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 127 (98.45%) Java
2 58 (44.96%) SQL
3 43 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 42 (32.56%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.18%) C#
6 7 (5.43%) Python
7 6 (4.65%) Ruby
8 5 (3.88%) C++
8 5 (3.88%) ActionScript
9 4 (3.10%) Perl
9 4 (3.10%) PHP
9 4 (3.10%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.33%) Scala
11 2 (1.55%) Groovy
12 1 (0.78%) Clojure
12 1 (0.78%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 20 (15.50%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.78%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.78%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.95%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.10%) Xen
1 4 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) Puppet
1 4 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.10%) Ansible
2 3 (2.33%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 60 (46.51%) Oracle
2 12 (9.30%) Adobe
3 6 (4.65%) Sybase
4 5 (3.88%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.10%) VMware
5 4 (3.10%) Google
6 3 (2.33%) IBM
7 2 (1.55%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.55%) Perforce
8 1 (0.78%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.78%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.78%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.78%) Informatica
8 1 (0.78%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.78%) Cognos
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