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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 114 116 107
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 55 57 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.73% 1.53% 1.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.76% 3.76% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 41
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £29,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.45% +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
1155 1514 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.23% 40.72% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 736 1033 861
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Dundee - 21 £44,000 - 2
Edinburgh 0 17 £38,500 +2.66% 7
Glasgow -9 14 £51,500 +21.17% 1
Aberdeen +25 1 £45,000 +9.09%
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 110 (98.21%) Java
2 77 (68.75%) Spring
3 70 (62.50%) Hibernate
4 65 (58.04%) JBoss
5 63 (56.25%) MVC
6 59 (52.68%) Oracle
7 55 (49.11%) XML
8 53 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (46.43%) Maven
10 51 (45.54%) Web Services
11 48 (42.86%) EJB
12 47 (41.96%) JMS
13 46 (41.07%) JavaScript
13 46 (41.07%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (37.50%) JPA
15 40 (35.71%) Middleware
16 39 (34.82%) Use Case
16 39 (34.82%) jQuery
17 38 (33.93%) Oracle Database
17 38 (33.93%) Relational Database
18 35 (31.25%) Eclipse
19 34 (30.36%) WSDL
19 34 (30.36%) XML Schema
19 34 (30.36%) JDBC
19 34 (30.36%) XSD
19 34 (30.36%) RUP
19 34 (30.36%) TopLink
19 34 (30.36%) Unified Process
19 34 (30.36%) AspectJ
19 34 (30.36%) EclipseLink

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 65 (58.04%) JBoss
2 18 (16.07%) WebSphere
2 18 (16.07%) WebLogic
3 9 (8.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (6.25%) Apache
5 6 (5.36%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (2.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.68%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) CTI
2 1 (0.89%) RFID
2 1 (0.89%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.93%) Oracle Database
1 38 (33.93%) Relational Database
2 28 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (23.21%) MySQL
4 23 (20.54%) RDBMS
5 20 (17.86%) SQL Server
6 12 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 52 (46.43%) Maven
2 35 (31.25%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.46%) Ant
4 3 (2.68%) Subversion
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.79%) JIRA
5 2 (1.79%) JUnit
6 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.89%) Artifactory
General
1 10 (8.93%) Games
2 4 (3.57%) Legal
3 3 (2.68%) Retail
4 2 (1.79%) Finance
5 1 (0.89%) Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (76.79%) Developer
2 73 (65.18%) Java Developer
3 37 (33.04%) Senior Developer
4 36 (32.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (9.82%) Software Developer
5 11 (9.82%) Architect
6 10 (8.93%) Lead Developer
7 9 (8.04%) Lead Designer
7 9 (8.04%) Technical Leader
7 9 (8.04%) Designer
8 8 (7.14%) Java Architect
8 8 (7.14%) Lead Architect
9 7 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
9 7 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) SOA Designer
11 4 (3.57%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Tester
11 4 (3.57%) Applications Support
12 3 (2.68%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (68.75%) Spring
2 70 (62.50%) Hibernate
3 55 (49.11%) XML
4 51 (45.54%) Web Services
5 48 (42.86%) EJB
6 47 (41.96%) JMS
7 42 (37.50%) JPA
8 40 (35.71%) Middleware
9 39 (34.82%) jQuery
10 34 (30.36%) WSDL
10 34 (30.36%) XML Schema
10 34 (30.36%) TopLink
10 34 (30.36%) XSD
10 34 (30.36%) JDBC
10 34 (30.36%) RESTful
10 34 (30.36%) EclipseLink
11 26 (23.21%) CSS
12 25 (22.32%) jBPM
12 25 (22.32%) Drools
13 21 (18.75%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.21%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.25%) Physics
4 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.57%) User Experience
6 1 (0.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.32%) Linux
2 7 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (56.25%) MVC
2 53 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (41.07%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (34.82%) Use Case
5 34 (30.36%) Unified Process
5 34 (30.36%) RUP
6 29 (25.89%) People Management
7 23 (20.54%) Software Engineering
8 22 (19.64%) OO
9 19 (16.96%) TDD
10 18 (16.07%) SDLC
11 17 (15.18%) ITSM
12 16 (14.29%) Scrum
13 14 (12.50%) OOD
13 14 (12.50%) SOA
14 13 (11.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (11.61%) Waterfall
15 11 (9.82%) Web Application Development
15 11 (9.82%) Service Management
16 10 (8.93%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 110 (98.21%) Java
2 46 (41.07%) JavaScript
3 34 (30.36%) AspectJ
4 23 (20.54%) SQL
5 10 (8.93%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.68%) Jython
7 3 (2.68%) Groovy
8 1 (0.89%) C
8 1 (0.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) ISEB
2 2 (1.79%) Sun Certification
2 2 (1.79%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 59 (52.68%) Oracle
2 3 (2.68%) Sybase
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.79%) Sun
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