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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 100 142 105
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -37
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 60 34 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.93% 0.86% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.24% 2.26% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 44
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £35,248
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £43,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.25% +3.75%
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
1146 1506 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.79% 38.08% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 718 1072 778
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,400
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 6 May 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 6 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
Edinburgh +16 37 £40,000 +19.40% 3
Glasgow +20 11 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Dundee +13 8 £43,750 +9.37% 2
Aberdeen +27 1 £22,500 -40.00%
Lanarkshire - 1 £29,500 -
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 81 (97.59%) Java
2 58 (69.88%) Hibernate
3 55 (66.27%) JBoss
4 54 (65.06%) MVC
4 54 (65.06%) Spring
5 40 (48.19%) Maven
5 40 (48.19%) JPA
6 39 (46.99%) EJB
7 38 (45.78%) Web Services
8 37 (44.58%) XML
8 37 (44.58%) Oracle
8 37 (44.58%) JMS
9 35 (42.17%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (37.35%) Eclipse
12 30 (36.14%) Middleware
12 30 (36.14%) RUP
12 30 (36.14%) WSDL
12 30 (36.14%) XML Schema
12 30 (36.14%) XSD
12 30 (36.14%) JDBC
12 30 (36.14%) AspectJ
12 30 (36.14%) Unified Process
12 30 (36.14%) TopLink
12 30 (36.14%) Use Case
12 30 (36.14%) RESTful
13 28 (33.73%) JavaScript
14 23 (27.71%) PostgreSQL
15 21 (25.30%) Oracle Database
16 20 (24.10%) Drools

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 55 (66.27%) JBoss
2 16 (19.28%) WebSphere
3 8 (9.64%) WebLogic
4 7 (8.43%) Apache
5 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.20%) Mule
6 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) SMTP
1 1 (1.20%) SNMP
1 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.20%) CTI
1 1 (1.20%) RFID
1 1 (1.20%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.71%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (25.30%) Oracle Database
3 18 (21.69%) SQL Server
4 15 (18.07%) Relational Database
5 10 (12.05%) MySQL
6 7 (8.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (48.19%) Maven
2 31 (37.35%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.02%) Ant
4 4 (4.82%) Subversion
5 3 (3.61%) JIRA
6 2 (2.41%) JUnit
7 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.20%) Artifactory
General
1 4 (4.82%) Legal
1 4 (4.82%) Games
2 3 (3.61%) Retail
3 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 70 (84.34%) Developer
2 60 (72.29%) Java Developer
3 32 (38.55%) Senior Developer
3 32 (38.55%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (12.05%) Architect
5 8 (9.64%) Software Developer
5 8 (9.64%) Java Architect
6 7 (8.43%) Lead Java Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Lead Architect
6 7 (8.43%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.82%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Junior
9 3 (3.61%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.41%) Junior Test Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) SOA Architect
10 2 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (69.88%) Hibernate
2 54 (65.06%) Spring
3 40 (48.19%) JPA
4 39 (46.99%) EJB
5 38 (45.78%) Web Services
6 37 (44.58%) XML
6 37 (44.58%) JMS
7 30 (36.14%) WSDL
7 30 (36.14%) XML Schema
7 30 (36.14%) Middleware
7 30 (36.14%) XSD
7 30 (36.14%) JDBC
7 30 (36.14%) TopLink
7 30 (36.14%) RESTful
8 20 (24.10%) jBPM
8 20 (24.10%) Drools
8 20 (24.10%) jQuery
9 15 (18.07%) Spring MVC
9 15 (18.07%) HTML
10 12 (14.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.20%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Equities
4 1 (1.20%) Derivative
4 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.66%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) UNIX
3 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (65.06%) MVC
2 35 (42.17%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (36.14%) RUP
4 30 (36.14%) Use Case
4 30 (36.14%) Unified Process
5 20 (24.10%) People Management
6 19 (22.89%) Software Engineering
6 19 (22.89%) OO
7 14 (16.87%) ITSM
8 10 (12.05%) OOD
9 8 (9.64%) Service Management
9 8 (9.64%) TDD
9 8 (9.64%) Waterfall
10 6 (7.23%) Scrum
11 5 (6.02%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.82%) Kanban
12 4 (4.82%) Release Management
12 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
12 4 (4.82%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (97.59%) Java
2 30 (36.14%) AspectJ
3 28 (33.73%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.25%) SQL
5 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.41%) C#
7 1 (1.20%) C
7 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) ISEB
3 1 (1.20%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.20%) OCPJP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) OpenView
1 1 (1.20%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.20%) SCCM
1 1 (1.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (44.58%) Oracle
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.61%) Sybase
4 1 (1.20%) Sun
4 1 (1.20%) HP
4 1 (1.20%) Lotus
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