The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 111 102 118
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 54 70 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.71% 1.94% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.78% 4.89% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 46 39 34
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java EE
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
1130 1432 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.85% 39.62% 37.34%
Number of salaries quoted 712 947 825
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Java EE
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Java EE Salary Trend in Scotland

Java EE
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java EE across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Java EE Salary Histogram in Scotland

Java EE
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Edinburgh -1 21 £38,500 -3.75% 2
Glasgow -17 16 £51,500 +21.17%
Dundee - 15 £43,250 -
Aberdeen +17 1 £45,000 -
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 112 (98.25%) Java
2 71 (62.28%) Spring
3 68 (59.65%) Oracle
4 67 (58.77%) JBoss
5 61 (53.51%) Hibernate
6 60 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (50.00%) MVC
8 56 (49.12%) XML
9 53 (46.49%) JavaScript
10 52 (45.61%) EJB
11 51 (44.74%) JMS
12 50 (43.86%) Relational Database
13 49 (42.98%) Maven
14 47 (41.23%) jQuery
14 47 (41.23%) Web Services
15 43 (37.72%) Continuous Integration
16 42 (36.84%) Oracle Database
17 40 (35.09%) Middleware
18 37 (32.46%) CSS
18 37 (32.46%) JPA
19 36 (31.58%) Computer Science
20 35 (30.70%) Use Case
21 34 (29.82%) RDBMS
22 32 (28.07%) Software Engineering
23 31 (27.19%) Eclipse
24 30 (26.32%) WSDL
24 30 (26.32%) XML Schema
24 30 (26.32%) Unified Process
24 30 (26.32%) JDBC
24 30 (26.32%) XSD

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 67 (58.77%) JBoss
2 25 (21.93%) WebSphere
3 19 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 13 (11.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (8.77%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (5.26%) Apache
7 3 (2.63%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.28%) CTI
2 1 (0.88%) RFID
2 1 (0.88%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (43.86%) Relational Database
2 42 (36.84%) Oracle Database
3 34 (29.82%) RDBMS
4 28 (24.56%) MySQL
4 28 (24.56%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
6 16 (14.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 16 (14.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 49 (42.98%) Maven
2 31 (27.19%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.39%) Ant
4 3 (2.63%) Subversion
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.75%) JUnit
5 2 (1.75%) JIRA
6 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.88%) Artifactory
General
1 10 (8.77%) Games
2 4 (3.51%) Legal
3 2 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Finance
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (65.79%) Developer
2 63 (55.26%) Java Developer
3 32 (28.07%) Senior Developer
4 31 (27.19%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (11.40%) Designer
5 13 (11.40%) Lead Designer
6 11 (9.65%) Software Developer
7 10 (8.77%) SOA Designer
8 9 (7.89%) Technical Leader
9 8 (7.02%) Tester
10 7 (6.14%) Architect
10 7 (6.14%) Software Engineer
10 7 (6.14%) Lead Developer
10 7 (6.14%) Java Software Developer
10 7 (6.14%) Automation Tester
11 6 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
11 6 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
11 6 (5.26%) Analyst
11 6 (5.26%) Test Analyst
11 6 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (62.28%) Spring
2 61 (53.51%) Hibernate
3 56 (49.12%) XML
4 52 (45.61%) EJB
5 51 (44.74%) JMS
6 47 (41.23%) Web Services
6 47 (41.23%) jQuery
7 40 (35.09%) Middleware
8 37 (32.46%) CSS
8 37 (32.46%) JPA
9 30 (26.32%) RESTful
9 30 (26.32%) EclipseLink
9 30 (26.32%) JDBC
9 30 (26.32%) XSD
9 30 (26.32%) WSDL
9 30 (26.32%) XML Schema
9 30 (26.32%) TopLink
10 28 (24.56%) Servlets
11 27 (23.68%) HTML
12 26 (22.81%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 11 (9.65%) Physics
4 8 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.51%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Clustering
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.68%) Linux
2 7 (6.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (50.00%) MVC
3 43 (37.72%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (30.70%) Use Case
5 32 (28.07%) Software Engineering
6 30 (26.32%) Unified Process
6 30 (26.32%) RUP
7 29 (25.44%) People Management
8 25 (21.93%) Scrum
9 24 (21.05%) ITSM
10 22 (19.30%) SDLC
11 20 (17.54%) TDD
12 18 (15.79%) Service Management
12 18 (15.79%) SOA
13 17 (14.91%) OO
14 14 (12.28%) Performance Testing
15 13 (11.40%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (10.53%) Web Application Development
17 11 (9.65%) OOD
18 10 (8.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 112 (98.25%) Java
2 53 (46.49%) JavaScript
3 30 (26.32%) AspectJ
4 26 (22.81%) SQL
5 14 (12.28%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.51%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.63%) Jython
7 3 (2.63%) Groovy
8 1 (0.88%) Ruby
8 1 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (25.44%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) ISEB
2 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.88%) OCPJP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 68 (59.65%) Oracle
2 3 (2.63%) Sybase
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.88%) Sun
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