Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 129 76
Rank change year-on-year +19 -53 +42
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 116 91 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.10% 1.71% 3.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.45% 4.53% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 53 55 135
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +10.23% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,150 £34,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,500 £57,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 2127 2010 2221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.48% 37.77% 35.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1208 1410
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,675 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,750 £57,025
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.56%

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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017. 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 +28 93 £57,500 +21.05% 4
Edinburgh -31 19 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Orkney Islands - 2 £40,750 -
Dundee -13 1 - -
J2EE
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 110 (94.83%) Java
2 59 (50.86%) Spring
3 58 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (48.28%) Hibernate
5 49 (42.24%) TDD
6 41 (35.34%) Finance
7 39 (33.62%) SQL
8 35 (30.17%) Relational Database
9 28 (24.14%) Multithreading
10 25 (21.55%) Concurrent Programming
11 24 (20.69%) Oracle
12 23 (19.83%) XML
13 21 (18.10%) HTML
14 20 (17.24%) JavaScript
14 20 (17.24%) Open Source
14 20 (17.24%) BDD
15 18 (15.52%) Unit Testing
15 18 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (15.52%) JUnit
16 17 (14.66%) Web Services
17 16 (13.79%) Linux
18 15 (12.93%) OO
18 15 (12.93%) RDBMS
19 14 (12.07%) Maven
19 14 (12.07%) Tomcat
19 14 (12.07%) SOAP
19 14 (12.07%) Test Automation
19 14 (12.07%) RESTful
19 14 (12.07%) Jenkins
19 14 (12.07%) Big Data

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 14 (12.07%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.90%) Apache
2 8 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.45%) JBoss
3 4 (3.45%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (2.59%) Confluence
4 3 (2.59%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.72%) CMS
5 2 (1.72%) Tornado
6 1 (0.86%) Jetty
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) Telnet
2 6 (5.17%) HTTPS
2 6 (5.17%) SSL
3 5 (4.31%) HTTP
4 4 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (0.86%) LDAP
5 1 (0.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.17%) Relational Database
2 15 (12.93%) RDBMS
3 14 (12.07%) Big Data
4 11 (9.48%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.90%) MySQL
5 8 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.31%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.59%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.72%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (15.52%) JUnit
2 14 (12.07%) Jenkins
2 14 (12.07%) Maven
3 12 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 11 (9.48%) Mockito
5 8 (6.90%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.31%) Ant
6 5 (4.31%) DbUnit
6 5 (4.31%) JIRA
6 5 (4.31%) jMock
6 5 (4.31%) SonarQube
6 5 (4.31%) Subversion
7 3 (2.59%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.72%) HttpUnit
8 2 (1.72%) JMeter
General
1 41 (35.34%) Finance
2 13 (11.21%) Banking
3 6 (5.17%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.59%) Games
5 2 (1.72%) Law
6 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.86%) Local Government
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (55.17%) Developer
2 54 (46.55%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.93%) Senior Developer
4 12 (10.34%) Team Leader
5 11 (9.48%) Consultant
5 11 (9.48%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (9.48%) TIBCO Consultant
6 7 (6.03%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (5.17%) J2EE Team Leader
7 6 (5.17%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Technical Leader
7 6 (5.17%) Technical Team Leader
8 5 (4.31%) Architect
8 5 (4.31%) Java Team Leader
8 5 (4.31%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (3.45%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Applications Architect
10 3 (2.59%) Java Architect
10 3 (2.59%) Middleware Specialist
10 3 (2.59%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (50.86%) Spring
2 56 (48.28%) Hibernate
3 23 (19.83%) XML
4 21 (18.10%) HTML
5 17 (14.66%) Web Services
6 14 (12.07%) RESTful
6 14 (12.07%) SOAP
7 12 (10.34%) CSS
7 12 (10.34%) Rendezvous
7 12 (10.34%) Servlets
8 11 (9.48%) CSS3
8 11 (9.48%) HTML5
8 11 (9.48%) JSON
9 10 (8.62%) AngularJS
10 9 (7.76%) REST
11 8 (6.90%) Middleware
12 7 (6.03%) .NET
12 7 (6.03%) J2SE
13 6 (5.17%) jQuery
13 6 (5.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Data Structures
2 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.17%) DataPower
2 6 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.17%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.79%) Linux
2 11 (9.48%) Solaris
3 9 (7.76%) Unix
4 8 (6.90%) Windows
5 5 (4.31%) AIX
5 5 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.59%) Android
6 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (42.24%) TDD
3 28 (24.14%) Multithreading
4 25 (21.55%) Concurrent Programming
5 20 (17.24%) BDD
5 20 (17.24%) Open Source
6 18 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (15.52%) Unit Testing
7 15 (12.93%) OO
8 14 (12.07%) Test Automation
9 12 (10.34%) Mentoring
9 12 (10.34%) Scrum
10 11 (9.48%) Garbage Collection
10 11 (9.48%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (9.48%) SDLC
11 10 (8.62%) Kanban
12 9 (7.76%) Microservices
13 8 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (6.90%) Software Engineering
13 8 (6.90%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 110 (94.83%) Java
2 39 (33.62%) SQL
3 20 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.90%) Python
5 7 (6.03%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.17%) PHP
6 6 (5.17%) Ruby
6 6 (5.17%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.45%) Perl
7 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.59%) C++
9 2 (1.72%) Groovy
9 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.86%) C
10 1 (0.86%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.48%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (3.45%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.72%) vSphere
4 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Ansible
2 1 (0.86%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.86%) logstash
2 1 (0.86%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 24 (20.69%) Oracle
2 13 (11.21%) TIBCO
3 6 (5.17%) IBM
4 2 (1.72%) Alterian
4 2 (1.72%) Perforce
4 2 (1.72%) VMware
5 1 (0.86%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.86%) CA
5 1 (0.86%) Sybase