Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for J2SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited J2SE over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 195 209
Rank change year-on-year -22 +14 -
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 11 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% 0.29% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.77% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 11
Scotland median annual salary £26,500 £70,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -62.14% +55.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £60,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £27,250 £73,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +14.29%

J2SE 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 2185 1936 2295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.73% 37.80% 35.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1409 1228 1447
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,450 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,750 £59,750 £56,850
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

J2SE
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing J2SE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for J2SE in Scotland

J2SE
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2SE in Scotland.

Salary trend for J2SE in Scotland

J2SE
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Edinburgh -1 9 £26,500 -
Glasgow -19 2 - - 1
J2SE
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) Hibernate
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
4 8 (72.73%) TDD
5 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
5 7 (63.64%) J2EE
5 7 (63.64%) CSS
5 7 (63.64%) HTML
5 7 (63.64%) HTML5
5 7 (63.64%) CSS3
6 6 (54.55%) Spring
7 5 (45.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (45.45%) Open Source
8 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
9 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
10 2 (18.18%) Maven
10 2 (18.18%) Java ME
10 2 (18.18%) Java EE
10 2 (18.18%) Finance
10 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (18.18%) Subversion
10 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
10 2 (18.18%) J2ME
10 2 (18.18%) Unix
10 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 2 (18.18%) Sybase
10 2 (18.18%) DB2
10 2 (18.18%) Ant
10 2 (18.18%) Front End Development

J2SE
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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) DB2
3 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) KDB
4 1 (9.09%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Ant
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Scala Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Hibernate
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) CSS3
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) HTML5
2 7 (63.64%) J2EE
3 6 (54.55%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) J2ME
4 2 (18.18%) Java EE
4 2 (18.18%) Java ME
5 1 (9.09%) JMS
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) OOD
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
4 1 (9.09%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Sybase