Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 120 64
Rank change year-on-year +19 -56 +35
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 128 116 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.40% 2.05% 3.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.02% 5.45% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 77 68 130
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £44,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +5.85% +6.21%
10th Percentile £37,400 £34,313 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,375 £55,275
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

J2EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2126 2129 2245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 39.92% 37.59% 36.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1236 1411
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +26 97 £57,500 +27.78% 4
Edinburgh -11 22 £38,500 -23.00% 1
Perth and Kinross - 4 £66,250 -
Orkney Islands - 2 £40,750 -
Dundee -10 1 - -
Moray - 1 - -
J2EE
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 120 (93.75%) Java
2 81 (63.28%) Spring
3 70 (54.69%) Hibernate
4 69 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (46.09%) Finance
6 55 (42.97%) TDD
7 50 (39.06%) Relational Database
8 44 (34.38%) Multithreading
9 38 (29.69%) Oracle
10 33 (25.78%) Concurrent Programming
11 30 (23.44%) SQL
12 28 (21.88%) Servlets
13 26 (20.31%) RDBMS
14 25 (19.53%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (18.75%) SOAP
15 24 (18.75%) Web Services
16 22 (17.19%) JUnit
16 22 (17.19%) Maven
16 22 (17.19%) Unit Testing
16 22 (17.19%) Data Structures
17 21 (16.41%) NoSQL
17 21 (16.41%) HTML
18 20 (15.63%) XML
18 20 (15.63%) Jenkins
19 19 (14.84%) Garbage Collection
19 19 (14.84%) Virtual Machines
19 19 (14.84%) Kalman Filter
19 19 (14.84%) BDD
20 18 (14.06%) Open Source
21 17 (13.28%) RESTful

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 12 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 11 (8.59%) Apache
3 10 (7.81%) CMS
4 7 (5.47%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.47%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.13%) Alfresco
5 4 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.34%) FileNet
6 3 (2.34%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (2.34%) JBoss
6 3 (2.34%) SAS
6 3 (2.34%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (1.56%) Tornado
8 1 (0.78%) Confluence
8 1 (0.78%) Jetty
8 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) HTTP
2 3 (2.34%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.34%) SSL
3 2 (1.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.78%) SMS
4 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (39.06%) Relational Database
2 26 (20.31%) RDBMS
3 21 (16.41%) NoSQL
4 16 (12.50%) Big Data
5 11 (8.59%) MySQL
5 11 (8.59%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (7.81%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.91%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.91%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.34%) DB2
9 3 (2.34%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 22 (17.19%) JUnit
1 22 (17.19%) Maven
2 20 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 12 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 12 (9.38%) Subversion
4 11 (8.59%) Ant
5 9 (7.03%) Mockito
6 7 (5.47%) Cucumber
6 7 (5.47%) HttpUnit
6 7 (5.47%) JMeter
7 5 (3.91%) JIRA
8 3 (2.34%) DbUnit
8 3 (2.34%) jMock
8 3 (2.34%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.56%) Hudson
9 2 (1.56%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
General
1 59 (46.09%) Finance
2 15 (11.72%) Banking
3 6 (4.69%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.34%) Games
5 2 (1.56%) Law
6 1 (0.78%) Local Government
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (54.69%) Developer
2 62 (48.44%) Java Developer
3 20 (15.63%) Senior Developer
3 20 (15.63%) Senior Java Developer
4 14 (10.94%) Team Leader
5 10 (7.81%) Lead Developer
6 9 (7.03%) Architect
6 9 (7.03%) Lead Java Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Applications Architect
8 6 (4.69%) Designer
8 6 (4.69%) Digital Designer
8 6 (4.69%) J2EE Team Leader
8 6 (4.69%) Java Team Leader
8 6 (4.69%) Technical Leader
8 6 (4.69%) Technical Team Leader
9 5 (3.91%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.13%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.13%) J2EE Developer
10 4 (3.13%) Java Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (63.28%) Spring
2 70 (54.69%) Hibernate
3 28 (21.88%) Servlets
4 24 (18.75%) SOAP
4 24 (18.75%) Web Services
5 21 (16.41%) HTML
6 20 (15.63%) XML
7 17 (13.28%) RESTful
8 15 (11.72%) JSON
9 12 (9.38%) CSS
9 12 (9.38%) REST
10 11 (8.59%) .NET
10 11 (8.59%) CSS3
10 11 (8.59%) HTML5
11 9 (7.03%) AngularJS
11 9 (7.03%) JPA
11 9 (7.03%) jQuery
12 8 (6.25%) Middleware
12 8 (6.25%) React
12 8 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.19%) Data Structures
2 10 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.69%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.13%) DataPower
6 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.34%) W3C
7 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.56%) User Experience
8 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.28%) Linux
2 10 (7.81%) Solaris
3 9 (7.03%) Android
3 9 (7.03%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.03%) Unix
4 7 (5.47%) Windows
5 4 (3.13%) AIX
5 4 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (42.97%) TDD
3 44 (34.38%) Multithreading
4 33 (25.78%) Concurrent Programming
5 25 (19.53%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (17.19%) Unit Testing
7 19 (14.84%) BDD
7 19 (14.84%) Garbage Collection
7 19 (14.84%) Kalman Filter
8 18 (14.06%) Open Source
9 17 (13.28%) OO
10 16 (12.50%) Test Automation
11 13 (10.16%) OOD
11 13 (10.16%) SOA
11 13 (10.16%) Software Engineering
12 12 (9.38%) Scrum
13 11 (8.59%) Web Application Development
14 10 (7.81%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (7.81%) SDLC
15 9 (7.03%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 120 (93.75%) Java
2 30 (23.44%) SQL
3 16 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.03%) PL/SQL
5 8 (6.25%) PHP
5 8 (6.25%) Ruby
6 6 (4.69%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.91%) Python
8 4 (3.13%) Perl
8 4 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.34%) C++
10 2 (1.56%) C#
10 2 (1.56%) Groovy
11 1 (0.78%) C
11 1 (0.78%) Jython
11 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (3.13%) Degree
2 3 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 19 (14.84%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.56%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Ansible
1 1 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.78%) logstash
1 1 (0.78%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 38 (29.69%) Oracle
2 10 (7.81%) Alterian
3 8 (6.25%) IBM
4 4 (3.13%) AppDynamics
4 4 (3.13%) Guidewire
5 3 (2.34%) Informatica
5 3 (2.34%) Splunk
6 2 (1.56%) Perforce
7 1 (0.78%) Sybase
7 1 (0.78%) TIBCO