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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 102 77 47
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -30
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 65 86 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.95% 2.73% 4.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.02% 7.07% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 35 47 89
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
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
1296 1216 1128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.93% 38.64% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 873 806 781
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 £28,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,150 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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
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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 -27 29 £42,000 -6.66% 2
Edinburgh -14 24 £37,500 -14.77% 4
Stirling - 9 £62,500 - 1
Aberdeen +7 1 £43,500 +33.84% 1
Highlands - 1 £45,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 142 (96.60%) Java
2 79 (53.74%) Finance
3 76 (51.70%) Spring
4 74 (50.34%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (48.30%) XML
6 67 (45.58%) Oracle
7 66 (44.90%) SQL
8 62 (42.18%) Hibernate
9 48 (32.65%) PL/SQL
10 47 (31.97%) JavaScript
10 47 (31.97%) HTML
11 46 (31.29%) Linux
12 42 (28.57%) OO
13 37 (25.17%) UNIX
14 36 (24.49%) CSS
15 28 (19.05%) JUnit
15 28 (19.05%) Tomcat
16 26 (17.69%) Banking
17 25 (17.01%) Servlets
17 25 (17.01%) Struts
17 25 (17.01%) Web Services
18 23 (15.65%) Unit Testing
19 22 (14.97%) Degree
19 22 (14.97%) WebLogic
19 22 (14.97%) XSLT
19 22 (14.97%) Relational Database
20 21 (14.29%) QA
21 20 (13.61%) jQuery
21 20 (13.61%) REST
22 19 (12.93%) Project Management

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 22 (14.97%) WebLogic
3 18 (12.24%) WebSphere
4 11 (7.48%) JBoss
5 8 (5.44%) CMS
6 6 (4.08%) Apache
7 4 (2.72%) IIS
7 4 (2.72%) nginx
7 4 (2.72%) Jetty
8 2 (1.36%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.68%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.68%) Mule
9 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Office
1 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.68%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (2.72%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) HTTP
2 4 (2.72%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.72%) DNS
2 4 (2.72%) DHCP
2 4 (2.72%) FTP
2 4 (2.72%) IPsec
3 2 (1.36%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.68%) SSL
4 1 (0.68%) CTI
4 1 (0.68%) Internet
4 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.97%) Relational Database
2 16 (10.88%) Oracle Database
3 15 (10.20%) SQL Server
4 13 (8.84%) NoSQL
5 11 (7.48%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.76%) MySQL
7 5 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.40%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.04%) DB2
8 3 (2.04%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.04%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.04%) MarkLogic
9 2 (1.36%) Big Data
10 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.68%) Ingres
10 1 (0.68%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.68%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 28 (19.05%) JUnit
2 17 (11.56%) Maven
3 11 (7.48%) Subversion
4 10 (6.80%) Eclipse
5 9 (6.12%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.08%) Ant
7 5 (3.40%) Mockito
8 4 (2.72%) JIRA
8 4 (2.72%) Selenium
8 4 (2.72%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.04%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.04%) Hudson
10 1 (0.68%) Rational Application Developer
10 1 (0.68%) FishEye
10 1 (0.68%) MagicDraw
10 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.68%) Toad
10 1 (0.68%) PowerDesigner
10 1 (0.68%) JMeter
General
1 79 (53.74%) Finance
2 26 (17.69%) Banking
3 12 (8.16%) Games
4 8 (5.44%) Retail
5 6 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.08%) Front Office
6 5 (3.40%) German Language
7 4 (2.72%) Italian Language
7 4 (2.72%) Turkish Language
8 3 (2.04%) Legal
9 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.68%) French Language
Job Titles
1 128 (87.07%) Developer
2 78 (53.06%) Java Developer
3 43 (29.25%) Senior Developer
4 40 (27.21%) Senior Java Developer
5 24 (16.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 19 (12.93%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 16 (10.88%) J2EE Developer
8 12 (8.16%) Flash Developer
8 12 (8.16%) Web Developer
8 12 (8.16%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 9 (6.12%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.12%) Software Engineer
10 8 (5.44%) Java Web Developer
11 5 (3.40%) Flash ActionScript Developer
11 5 (3.40%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.40%) Programmer
11 5 (3.40%) Java Software Engineer
12 3 (2.04%) Analyst Developer
12 3 (2.04%) Senior Software Engineer
12 3 (2.04%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (51.70%) Spring
2 71 (48.30%) XML
3 62 (42.18%) Hibernate
4 47 (31.97%) HTML
5 36 (24.49%) CSS
6 25 (17.01%) Servlets
6 25 (17.01%) Struts
6 25 (17.01%) Web Services
7 22 (14.97%) XSLT
8 20 (13.61%) jQuery
8 20 (13.61%) REST
9 17 (11.56%) JSF
9 17 (11.56%) JMS
10 16 (10.88%) JPA
11 15 (10.20%) Spring MVC
11 15 (10.20%) Struts2
11 15 (10.20%) Java EE
12 13 (8.84%) Apache Flex
13 12 (8.16%) WPF
13 12 (8.16%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.16%) Mathematics
2 12 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.80%) Open Source
4 7 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.40%) User Experience
6 4 (2.72%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.72%) Blog
7 2 (1.36%) GIS
7 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) Social Media
8 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.68%) Equities
8 1 (0.68%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 46 (31.29%) Linux
2 37 (25.17%) UNIX
3 17 (11.56%) AIX
4 8 (5.44%) Windows
5 4 (2.72%) Android
6 2 (1.36%) Solaris
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (50.34%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (28.57%) OO
3 23 (15.65%) Unit Testing
4 19 (12.93%) Project Management
5 18 (12.24%) MVC
6 16 (10.88%) Software Engineering
7 14 (9.52%) UML
8 13 (8.84%) Scrum
8 13 (8.84%) Waterfall
9 12 (8.16%) OOA/OOD
9 12 (8.16%) Automated Testing
10 11 (7.48%) Data Modelling
10 11 (7.48%) SOA
10 11 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (6.80%) Web Development
12 9 (6.12%) TDD
13 8 (5.44%) OOD
13 8 (5.44%) Configuration Management
14 7 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 142 (96.60%) Java
2 66 (44.90%) SQL
3 48 (32.65%) PL/SQL
4 47 (31.97%) JavaScript
5 18 (12.24%) C#
6 11 (7.48%) C++
7 9 (6.12%) Scala
8 8 (5.44%) Python
9 5 (3.40%) ActionScript
9 5 (3.40%) Ruby
9 5 (3.40%) Perl
10 4 (2.72%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.04%) PHP
11 3 (2.04%) Groovy
12 2 (1.36%) XPath
12 2 (1.36%) XQuery
13 1 (0.68%) VB
13 1 (0.68%) C
13 1 (0.68%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 22 (14.97%) Degree
2 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.68%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.68%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.72%) Xen
1 4 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.72%) Puppet
1 4 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.72%) Ansible
2 1 (0.68%) MOM
Vendors
1 67 (45.58%) Oracle
2 13 (8.84%) Adobe
3 7 (4.76%) Sybase
4 5 (3.40%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.72%) VMware
5 4 (2.72%) Google
6 3 (2.04%) IBM
6 3 (2.04%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.36%) ESRI
7 2 (1.36%) Perforce
8 1 (0.68%) webMethods
8 1 (0.68%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.68%) Pega
8 1 (0.68%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.68%) Cognos
8 1 (0.68%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.68%) BEA
8 1 (0.68%) Informatica
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