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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 106 70 46
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -24
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 51 107 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.65% 3.24% 4.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.27% 7.86% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 21 78 101
Average salary £55,000 £42,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.17% +12.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,650 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £43,625 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.57% +2.64%
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
1194 1362 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.74% 41.24% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 849 871 735
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 -33 16 £72,500 +81.70% 7
Glasgow -17 10 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Dundee +13 6 £31,000 -31.11%
Stirling - 6 £55,000 -
West Lothian -10 3 - -
Aberdeen +3 1 £39,000 +15.55%
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 114 (99.13%) Java
2 64 (55.65%) Spring
3 57 (49.57%) Finance
4 56 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (46.09%) Hibernate
6 52 (45.22%) Oracle
7 44 (38.26%) SQL
8 38 (33.04%) XML
9 36 (31.30%) UNIX
10 35 (30.43%) PL/SQL
11 29 (25.22%) Banking
12 28 (24.35%) JavaScript
13 26 (22.61%) Linux
13 26 (22.61%) OO
14 25 (21.74%) Software Engineering
15 24 (20.87%) HTML
16 23 (20.00%) CSS
16 23 (20.00%) Servlets
17 22 (19.13%) JUnit
18 21 (18.26%) Tomcat
18 21 (18.26%) TDD
19 20 (17.39%) Web Services
20 19 (16.52%) Subversion
21 18 (15.65%) Retail
21 18 (15.65%) Degree
22 17 (14.78%) Unit Testing
23 16 (13.91%) QA
23 16 (13.91%) Scrum
24 15 (13.04%) Maven
24 15 (13.04%) REST

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 21 (18.26%) Tomcat
2 13 (11.30%) WebLogic
3 11 (9.57%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.09%) JBoss
5 6 (5.22%) Apache
6 5 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (3.48%) IIS
7 4 (3.48%) nginx
7 4 (3.48%) Jetty
8 3 (2.61%) CMS
9 2 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.74%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.74%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.74%) Mule
9 2 (1.74%) GemFire
9 2 (1.74%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.87%) TeamSite
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MS Office
1 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.87%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.48%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.48%) Google App Engine
1 4 (3.48%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) DHCP
1 4 (3.48%) FTP
1 4 (3.48%) HTTP
1 4 (3.48%) TCP/IP
1 4 (3.48%) DNS
1 4 (3.48%) IPsec
2 1 (0.87%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.87%) CTI
2 1 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.17%) Oracle Database
2 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.96%) RDBMS
3 8 (6.96%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.09%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.22%) DataStage
6 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.61%) MarkLogic
8 2 (1.74%) MySQL
8 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.74%) DB2
9 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.87%) Ingres
9 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.87%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.87%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (19.13%) JUnit
2 19 (16.52%) Subversion
3 15 (13.04%) Maven
4 9 (7.83%) JIRA
5 8 (6.96%) Eclipse
6 6 (5.22%) Selenium
6 6 (5.22%) FishEye
6 6 (5.22%) Ant
7 5 (4.35%) Git (software)
7 5 (4.35%) Mockito
8 4 (3.48%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.61%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.87%) Hudson
11 1 (0.87%) Rational Application Developer
11 1 (0.87%) Toad
11 1 (0.87%) PowerDesigner
11 1 (0.87%) JMeter
11 1 (0.87%) NUnit
11 1 (0.87%) MagicDraw
General
1 57 (49.57%) Finance
2 29 (25.22%) Banking
3 18 (15.65%) Retail
4 7 (6.09%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.48%) Games
5 4 (3.48%) German Language
5 4 (3.48%) Italian Language
5 4 (3.48%) Turkish Language
6 2 (1.74%) Front Office
6 2 (1.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.87%) Advertising
7 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (66.96%) Developer
2 49 (42.61%) Java Developer
3 23 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 21 (18.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (15.65%) Software Engineer
6 15 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 12 (10.43%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 8 (6.96%) J2EE Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Java Web Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Web Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Development Specialist
10 6 (5.22%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Senior J2EE Developer
11 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database Developer
11 5 (4.35%) Lead Developer
11 5 (4.35%) Database Developer
12 4 (3.48%) Flash Developer
13 3 (2.61%) Technical Specialist
13 3 (2.61%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (55.65%) Spring
2 53 (46.09%) Hibernate
3 38 (33.04%) XML
4 24 (20.87%) HTML
5 23 (20.00%) CSS
5 23 (20.00%) Servlets
6 20 (17.39%) Web Services
7 15 (13.04%) REST
8 14 (12.17%) Struts
9 11 (9.57%) SOAP
10 10 (8.70%) JMS
10 10 (8.70%) JSF
10 10 (8.70%) jQuery
11 9 (7.83%) Dojo
11 9 (7.83%) HTML5
12 8 (6.96%) Struts2
13 7 (6.09%) Spring Security
13 7 (6.09%) Middleware
14 6 (5.22%) Java EE
14 6 (5.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Open Source
2 8 (6.96%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.35%) User Experience
3 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.48%) Blog
4 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.61%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.74%) Equities
6 2 (1.74%) Derivative
6 2 (1.74%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.87%) Social Media
7 1 (0.87%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.87%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.30%) UNIX
2 26 (22.61%) Linux
3 11 (9.57%) AIX
4 7 (6.09%) Windows
5 2 (1.74%) Android
5 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.61%) OO
3 25 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 21 (18.26%) TDD
5 17 (14.78%) Unit Testing
6 16 (13.91%) Scrum
7 13 (11.30%) Multithreading
8 12 (10.43%) Automated Testing
8 12 (10.43%) SOA
9 11 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.70%) MVC
11 9 (7.83%) UML
12 8 (6.96%) Project Management
12 8 (6.96%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.96%) Web Application Development
13 7 (6.09%) Data Modelling
14 6 (5.22%) OOD
14 6 (5.22%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (5.22%) Coaching
15 5 (4.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 114 (99.13%) Java
2 44 (38.26%) SQL
3 35 (30.43%) PL/SQL
4 28 (24.35%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.57%) Python
6 8 (6.96%) C#
7 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.61%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.74%) Ruby
9 2 (1.74%) PHP
10 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.87%) C++
10 1 (0.87%) Perl
10 1 (0.87%) Scala
10 1 (0.87%) Clojure
10 1 (0.87%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (15.65%) Degree
2 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.91%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) Xen
1 4 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.48%) Puppet
2 4 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.48%) Ansible
3 2 (1.74%) MOM
Vendors
1 52 (45.22%) Oracle
2 13 (11.30%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.96%) Apple
4 5 (4.35%) Misys
4 5 (4.35%) Sybase
5 4 (3.48%) Adobe
5 4 (3.48%) VMware
5 4 (3.48%) Google
6 3 (2.61%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.74%) IBM
7 2 (1.74%) Perforce
8 1 (0.87%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.87%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.87%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.87%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.87%) Informatica
8 1 (0.87%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.87%) Cognos
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