The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 137 166 153
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 21 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 0.40% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 3
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +16.56%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +31.94%
J2SE
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
1091 1505 1277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.92% 38.37% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 685 1058 779
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

J2SE
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the Scotland region.

J2SE Salary Trend in Scotland

J2SE
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2SE across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

J2SE Salary Histogram in Scotland

J2SE
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Glasgow +20 16 £77,500 +63.15%
Dundee - 5 £42,500 - 1
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (67.86%) Spring
3 16 (57.14%) JUnit
4 13 (46.43%) SQL
4 13 (46.43%) JMS
5 11 (39.29%) UNIX
5 11 (39.29%) Linux
6 10 (35.71%) J2EE
6 10 (35.71%) Web Services
6 10 (35.71%) Hibernate
6 10 (35.71%) Banking
7 9 (32.14%) JSON
7 9 (32.14%) Android
7 9 (32.14%) XML
7 9 (32.14%) Finance
7 9 (32.14%) OO
7 9 (32.14%) Android Development
7 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (32.14%) SDLC
8 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
10 6 (21.43%) Java EE
10 6 (21.43%) TDD
10 6 (21.43%) jQuery
10 6 (21.43%) JBoss
10 6 (21.43%) Servlets
10 6 (21.43%) Sybase
10 6 (21.43%) DB2
10 6 (21.43%) OOD

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (21.43%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (21.43%) DB2
2 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 5 (17.86%) MySQL
4 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 3 (10.71%) SQLite
6 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) JUnit
2 5 (17.86%) Maven
3 4 (14.29%) Subversion
4 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
4 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.71%) Android Studio
4 3 (10.71%) Hudson
4 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
General
1 10 (35.71%) Banking
2 9 (32.14%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Technical Leader
4 5 (17.86%) Software Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Android Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Project Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) Spring
2 13 (46.43%) JMS
3 10 (35.71%) J2EE
3 10 (35.71%) Web Services
3 10 (35.71%) Hibernate
4 9 (32.14%) JSON
4 9 (32.14%) XML
5 6 (21.43%) Java EE
5 6 (21.43%) jQuery
5 6 (21.43%) Servlets
6 5 (17.86%) HTML
6 5 (17.86%) Spring MVC
6 5 (17.86%) HTML5
7 4 (14.29%) Apache Flex
8 3 (10.71%) Android SDK
9 1 (3.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
3 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (14.29%) RIA
5 3 (10.71%) Animation
6 2 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (3.57%) Clustering
7 1 (3.57%) Equities
7 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) UNIX
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) OO
1 9 (32.14%) Android Development
1 9 (32.14%) SDLC
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) TDD
3 6 (21.43%) OOD
4 5 (17.86%) MVC
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.29%) Database Tuning
5 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management
6 3 (10.71%) Investment Management
6 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
8 1 (3.57%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Sybase
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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