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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 157 159 162
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 4 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.34% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +12.50%
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
1094 1183 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.88% 38.08% 41.19%
Number of salaries quoted 713 817 897
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
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 12 February 2016. 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 -21 4 £52,500 -12.50%
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (75.00%) XML
2 18 (75.00%) JSON
2 18 (75.00%) Android
2 18 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 18 (75.00%) Android Development
3 17 (70.83%) Web Services
4 14 (58.33%) Eclipse
5 11 (45.83%) OO
5 11 (45.83%) JUnit
6 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) Spring
7 6 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Database Tuning
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 4 (16.67%) SDLC
8 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.67%) Sybase
8 4 (16.67%) DB2
8 4 (16.67%) Unix
8 4 (16.67%) Linux
8 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
8 4 (16.67%) JMS
8 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 4 (16.67%) OOD
8 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.67%) Equity Derivative

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (8.33%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) DB2
1 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.50%) SQLite
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Eclipse
2 11 (45.83%) JUnit
3 3 (12.50%) Android Studio
3 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.50%) Hudson
3 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
1 4 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) Android Developer
3 12 (50.00%) Lead Android Developer
3 12 (50.00%) Lead Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Android Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) JSON
1 18 (75.00%) XML
2 17 (70.83%) Web Services
3 6 (25.00%) Spring
4 4 (16.67%) JMS
5 3 (12.50%) Android SDK
6 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.33%) J2EE
6 2 (8.33%) Java EE
6 2 (8.33%) jQuery
6 2 (8.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (12.50%) Animation
4 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Android
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Android Development
2 11 (45.83%) OO
3 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 4 (16.67%) Database Tuning
5 4 (16.67%) OOD
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.67%) SDLC
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) Mobile Development
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
8 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Sybase