Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 105 116
Rank change year-on-year -41 +11 +13
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 88 88 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.58% 1.90% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.90% 5.01% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 28 52 93
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,975 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £66,625 £62,500 £71,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,259 1,755 2,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.55% 37.85% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,533 1,133 1,354
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,700 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £59,600 £57,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Scotland

J2EE
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for J2EE in Scotland

J2EE
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for J2EE in Scotland

J2EE
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +7 68 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Edinburgh -44 14 £26,500 -47.00% 7
Orkney Islands - 2 £40,750 -
Dundee -8 1 - -
Fife -8 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Perth and Kinross - 1 £75,000 -
J2EE
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 83 (94.32%) Java
2 49 (55.68%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (46.59%) SQL
4 36 (40.91%) Spring
5 30 (34.09%) TDD
5 30 (34.09%) Finance
6 24 (27.27%) Hibernate
7 21 (23.86%) XML
8 20 (22.73%) MongoDB
9 18 (20.45%) Scrum
10 17 (19.32%) REST
10 17 (19.32%) Relational Database
11 16 (18.18%) Big Data
11 16 (18.18%) Open Source
11 16 (18.18%) Python
12 15 (17.05%) Oracle
12 15 (17.05%) Jenkins
13 14 (15.91%) Microservices
13 14 (15.91%) BDD
14 13 (14.77%) NoSQL
14 13 (14.77%) Hadoop
14 13 (14.77%) MySQL
14 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
14 13 (14.77%) Telnet
14 13 (14.77%) TIBCO
14 13 (14.77%) Rendezvous
14 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
15 12 (13.64%) Client/Server
15 12 (13.64%) Linux
15 12 (13.64%) High Availability

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 10 (11.36%) Tomcat
3 9 (10.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (7.95%) Apache
4 7 (7.95%) Confluence
5 5 (5.68%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (5.68%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (4.55%) JBoss
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.55%) PaaS
4 3 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.77%) Telnet
2 8 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 8 (9.09%) SSL
3 6 (6.82%) HTTP
3 6 (6.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.73%) MongoDB
2 17 (19.32%) Relational Database
3 16 (18.18%) Big Data
4 13 (14.77%) Hadoop
4 13 (14.77%) MySQL
4 13 (14.77%) NoSQL
5 12 (13.64%) Blockchain
6 11 (12.50%) RDBMS
7 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
8 7 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (5.68%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (3.41%) DB2
11 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
12 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Jenkins
2 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
3 11 (12.50%) Maven
4 9 (10.23%) JIRA
4 9 (10.23%) JUnit
5 7 (7.95%) DbUnit
5 7 (7.95%) jMock
5 7 (7.95%) Mockito
5 7 (7.95%) SonarQube
6 5 (5.68%) Bitbucket
7 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.41%) Ant
8 3 (3.41%) Subversion
9 2 (2.27%) JDeveloper
9 2 (2.27%) Log4j
9 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 2 (2.27%) XMLSpy
10 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (34.09%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Games
3 1 (1.14%) Local Government
3 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (64.77%) Developer
2 50 (56.82%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.64%) Consultant
3 12 (13.64%) TIBCO Consultant
4 9 (10.23%) Senior Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (5.68%) Designer
6 5 (5.68%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (5.68%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (2.27%) Architect
7 2 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (2.27%) Middleware Specialist
7 2 (2.27%) Senior Technician
8 1 (1.14%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (1.14%) Scrum Master
8 1 (1.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 1 (1.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 1 (1.14%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.91%) Spring
2 24 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 21 (23.86%) XML
4 17 (19.32%) REST
5 13 (14.77%) Rendezvous
6 11 (12.50%) HTML
6 11 (12.50%) Web Services
7 10 (11.36%) RESTful
7 10 (11.36%) SOAP
8 9 (10.23%) .NET
8 9 (10.23%) CSS
9 8 (9.09%) CSS3
9 8 (9.09%) HTML5
10 7 (7.95%) Apache Camel
10 7 (7.95%) J2SE
10 7 (7.95%) PowerMock
11 6 (6.82%) Middleware
12 5 (5.68%) AngularJS
13 4 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
14 3 (3.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Client/Server
2 7 (7.95%) DataPower
3 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Linux
2 11 (12.50%) Solaris
3 10 (11.36%) Unix
4 7 (7.95%) AIX
4 7 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.68%) Windows
6 3 (3.41%) Android
6 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.68%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.09%) TDD
3 18 (20.45%) Scrum
4 16 (18.18%) Open Source
5 14 (15.91%) BDD
5 14 (15.91%) Microservices
6 12 (13.64%) Concurrent Programming
6 12 (13.64%) High Availability
6 12 (13.64%) MapReduce
7 11 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (11.36%) Information Security
9 9 (10.23%) Kanban
9 9 (10.23%) SDLC
10 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.95%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.95%) Strategic Planning
11 7 (7.95%) Test Automation
12 6 (6.82%) Analytics
12 6 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (6.82%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 83 (94.32%) Java
2 41 (46.59%) SQL
3 16 (18.18%) Python
4 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.82%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.68%) PHP
8 4 (4.55%) Perl
8 4 (4.55%) Ruby
9 2 (2.27%) Groovy
10 1 (1.14%) C
10 1 (1.14%) C++
10 1 (1.14%) Jython
10 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Apache Flume
2 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.41%) vSphere
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Ansible
2 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (17.05%) Oracle
2 13 (14.77%) TIBCO
3 7 (7.95%) IBM
4 3 (3.41%) Sybase
4 3 (3.41%) VMware
5 2 (2.27%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.14%) CA