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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - 154 -
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.032% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.089% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
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
1395 1121 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.75% 35.81% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 936 759 826
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £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% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) JMS
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 4 (66.67%) Scala
3 4 (66.67%) Low Latency
3 4 (66.67%) Front Office
3 4 (66.67%) J2EE
4 2 (33.33%) Sybase
4 2 (33.33%) DB2
4 2 (33.33%) JUnit
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) OOD
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (16.67%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Finance

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Front Office
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) JMS
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 4 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Scala
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) Wall Street Systems
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday