The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 160 157 146
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 3 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.082% 0.12% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.33% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 11
Average salary £47,500 - £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1445 1203 1161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.69% 37.33% 37.26%
Number of salaries quoted 957 813 833
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,171 £29,000 £29,000
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
UK

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 31 July 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 -16 3 £47,500 -
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) JMS
2 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
3 6 (75.00%) Banking
4 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
4 5 (62.50%) J2EE
5 4 (50.00%) Front Office
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (50.00%) Scala
5 4 (50.00%) Low Latency
6 3 (37.50%) Perl
6 3 (37.50%) Sybase
6 3 (37.50%) DB2
6 3 (37.50%) JUnit
6 3 (37.50%) OOD
6 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
6 3 (37.50%) UNIX
6 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 3 (37.50%) OO
6 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
7 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
8 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (12.50%) Wall Street Systems

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) DB2
2 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JUnit
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Front Office
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) JMS
3 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
3 5 (62.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) Java EE
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (37.50%) OOD
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Scala
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) Wall Street Systems
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss