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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 92 54 43
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -11
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 80 120 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.14% 3.94% 4.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.73% 10.80% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 48 72 101
Average salary £42,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £57,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
1395 1111 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.35% 36.46% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 927 769 840
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 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Glasgow -31 42 £42,000 -16.00% 5
Edinburgh -19 22 £40,000 - 2
Stirling - 10 £45,500 -
Aberdeen +4 2 £44,250 +36.15% 1
Fife - 2 £41,250 - 2
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 174 (93.55%) Java
2 102 (54.84%) Spring
3 94 (50.54%) Finance
4 84 (45.16%) Oracle
5 79 (42.47%) Hibernate
6 76 (40.86%) SQL
6 76 (40.86%) XML
7 65 (34.95%) HTML
8 60 (32.26%) JavaScript
9 51 (27.42%) OO
10 48 (25.81%) PL/SQL
11 47 (25.27%) Linux
12 41 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (22.04%) UNIX
13 36 (19.35%) CSS
13 36 (19.35%) JUnit
14 35 (18.82%) Struts
15 34 (18.28%) jQuery
16 32 (17.20%) Web Services
17 31 (16.67%) Servlets
18 30 (16.13%) XSLT
18 30 (16.13%) Relational Database
19 29 (15.59%) Tomcat
19 29 (15.59%) Software Engineering
20 27 (14.52%) WebSphere
20 27 (14.52%) Unit Testing
21 26 (13.98%) Banking
21 26 (13.98%) MVC
22 25 (13.44%) Degree
23 24 (12.90%) Project Management

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 (15.59%) Tomcat
2 27 (14.52%) WebSphere
3 21 (11.29%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.76%) CMS
5 6 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.69%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (2.15%) IIS
7 4 (2.15%) Apache
7 4 (2.15%) nginx
7 4 (2.15%) Jetty
8 3 (1.61%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (1.61%) Mule
9 2 (1.08%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.54%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.54%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 4 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.54%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (2.15%) Google App Engine
2 3 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.91%) HTTP
2 5 (2.69%) Internet
3 4 (2.15%) IPsec
3 4 (2.15%) DHCP
3 4 (2.15%) FTP
3 4 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.15%) DNS
4 3 (1.61%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.61%) SSL
5 1 (0.54%) CTI
5 1 (0.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.13%) Relational Database
2 24 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 22 (11.83%) SQL Server
4 15 (8.06%) RDBMS
5 11 (5.91%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.84%) MySQL
7 5 (2.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.15%) DB2
9 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.08%) KDB
9 2 (1.08%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.08%) Big Data
9 2 (1.08%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (19.35%) JUnit
2 21 (11.29%) Eclipse
3 19 (10.22%) Subversion
4 16 (8.60%) Maven
5 12 (6.45%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.76%) Ant
6 7 (3.76%) Mockito
7 4 (2.15%) JIRA
7 4 (2.15%) Selenium
8 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.08%) Hudson
General
1 94 (50.54%) Finance
2 26 (13.98%) Banking
3 11 (5.91%) Games
4 8 (4.30%) Front Office
5 7 (3.76%) Legal
6 5 (2.69%) German Language
7 4 (2.15%) Italian Language
7 4 (2.15%) Turkish Language
7 4 (2.15%) Retail
7 4 (2.15%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.08%) Billing
8 2 (1.08%) Advertising
9 1 (0.54%) French Language
Job Titles
1 149 (80.11%) Developer
2 97 (52.15%) Java Developer
3 47 (25.27%) Senior Developer
4 45 (24.19%) Senior Java Developer
5 23 (12.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 18 (9.68%) J2EE Developer
7 13 (6.99%) Software Engineer
8 12 (6.45%) Web Developer
8 12 (6.45%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 11 (5.91%) Flash Developer
10 10 (5.38%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 10 (5.38%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.30%) Programmer
11 8 (4.30%) Java Web Developer
12 7 (3.76%) Java Software Engineer
13 6 (3.23%) Analyst
14 5 (2.69%) Oracle Developer
14 5 (2.69%) Senior Software Engineer
14 5 (2.69%) Analyst Developer
14 5 (2.69%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (54.84%) Spring
2 79 (42.47%) Hibernate
3 76 (40.86%) XML
4 65 (34.95%) HTML
5 36 (19.35%) CSS
6 35 (18.82%) Struts
7 34 (18.28%) jQuery
8 32 (17.20%) Web Services
9 31 (16.67%) Servlets
10 30 (16.13%) XSLT
11 24 (12.90%) JMS
12 23 (12.37%) Spring MVC
13 20 (10.75%) Struts2
14 18 (9.68%) JSF
15 17 (9.14%) Java EE
15 17 (9.14%) JPA
16 16 (8.60%) REST
17 15 (8.06%) Middleware
17 15 (8.06%) JSP
18 11 (5.91%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.22%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.91%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.91%) Mathematics
3 10 (5.38%) Open Source
4 8 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.15%) Blog
5 4 (2.15%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.61%) Equities
7 2 (1.08%) GIS
7 2 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 47 (25.27%) Linux
2 41 (22.04%) UNIX
3 12 (6.45%) AIX
4 11 (5.91%) Windows
5 6 (3.23%) Solaris
6 5 (2.69%) Android
7 3 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.42%) OO
2 41 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (15.59%) Software Engineering
4 27 (14.52%) Unit Testing
5 26 (13.98%) MVC
6 24 (12.90%) Project Management
7 19 (10.22%) UML
8 17 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (8.60%) Waterfall
9 16 (8.60%) OOA/OOD
9 16 (8.60%) Web Development
10 15 (8.06%) SOA
10 15 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (7.53%) Multithreading
12 11 (5.91%) Automated Testing
12 11 (5.91%) Data Modelling
12 11 (5.91%) OOD
13 10 (5.38%) E-business
14 9 (4.84%) Configuration Management
14 9 (4.84%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 174 (93.55%) Java
2 76 (40.86%) SQL
3 60 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 48 (25.81%) PL/SQL
5 16 (8.60%) C#
6 12 (6.45%) C++
6 12 (6.45%) Python
7 11 (5.91%) Scala
8 8 (4.30%) Perl
9 7 (3.76%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.15%) Ruby
10 4 (2.15%) ActionScript
10 4 (2.15%) Groovy
11 2 (1.08%) XPath
11 2 (1.08%) PHP
12 1 (0.54%) C
12 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.54%) XQuery
12 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (13.44%) Degree
2 4 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.08%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.54%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.15%) Xen
1 4 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.69%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.15%) Puppet
2 4 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.15%) Ansible
3 3 (1.61%) MOM
Vendors
1 84 (45.16%) Oracle
2 17 (9.14%) JBoss
3 12 (6.45%) Adobe
4 6 (3.23%) Google
5 5 (2.69%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.15%) Sybase
6 4 (2.15%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.15%) VMware
7 3 (1.61%) IBM
8 2 (1.08%) ESRI
8 2 (1.08%) Perforce
8 2 (1.08%) Pega
8 2 (1.08%) StreamBase
9 1 (0.54%) webMethods
9 1 (0.54%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.54%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.54%) BEA
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