The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/J2EE Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 148 154 151
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 14 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.20% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 7
Average salary £36,500 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £39,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -5.88%
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3247 3007 3040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.75% 94.89% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2051 1931 2102
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Scotland region.

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Java/J2EE Developer
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/J2EE Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Edinburgh +2 12 £36,500 -27.00%
Glasgow -4 2 £35,000 -30.00%
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Java
1 24 (100.00%) J2EE
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 17 (70.83%) XML
3 17 (70.83%) UNIX
3 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (66.67%) Finance
4 16 (66.67%) WebLogic
4 16 (66.67%) PL/SQL
5 15 (62.50%) AIX
5 15 (62.50%) Linux
5 15 (62.50%) QA
6 8 (33.33%) Retail
7 6 (25.00%) Banking
7 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (20.83%) HTML
8 5 (20.83%) CSS
8 5 (20.83%) OO
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
10 3 (12.50%) Oracle
10 3 (12.50%) JBoss
11 2 (8.33%) Ant
11 2 (8.33%) Perl
11 2 (8.33%) C#
11 2 (8.33%) C++
11 2 (8.33%) Spring
11 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 2 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
11 2 (8.33%) MongoDB

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (4.17%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Ingres
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Ant
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Retail
3 6 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) J2EE
2 17 (70.83%) XML
3 5 (20.83%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) Spring
4 2 (8.33%) CSS3
4 2 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.17%) Raphaël
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.17%) JDBC
5 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Social Media
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) UNIX
2 15 (62.50%) AIX
2 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) OO
3 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (4.17%) System Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 16 (66.67%) PL/SQL
4 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Sybase
2 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.17%) OpenLink