The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 139 111
Rank change year-on-year +15 -28  
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 33 23 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.22% 0.80% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.16% 2.16% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 38
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  

Java EE 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 1043 1066 1109
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 38.43% 37.19% 35.58%
Number of salaries quoted 688 564 687
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Java EE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in Scotland

Java EE
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Java EE in Scotland

Java EE
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java EE in Scotland

Java EE
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +17 23 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Edinburgh +9 23 £60,000 +33.33% 8
Java EE
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (54.10%) SOA
2 33 (54.10%) Open Source
3 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (45.90%) Spring
5 27 (44.26%) Open Source Development
6 26 (42.62%) Big Data
7 18 (29.51%) Hibernate
8 17 (27.87%) SQL
9 15 (24.59%) XML
9 15 (24.59%) TDD
10 14 (22.95%) Linux
10 14 (22.95%) Relational Database
11 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (19.67%) SOAP
12 12 (19.67%) Oracle
13 11 (18.03%) Web Services
13 11 (18.03%) Scrum
13 11 (18.03%) Finance
14 10 (16.39%) Unix
14 10 (16.39%) Python
14 10 (16.39%) J2EE
14 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
15 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
15 9 (14.75%) JMS
15 9 (14.75%) OO
15 9 (14.75%) Maven
15 9 (14.75%) Mentoring
16 8 (13.11%) HTML
17 7 (11.48%) JavaScript

Java EE
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 7 (11.48%) JBoss
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.64%) WildFly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (42.62%) Big Data
2 14 (22.95%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database
3 7 (11.48%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.20%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.92%) Neo4j
5 3 (4.92%) Pentaho
5 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Maven
2 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.92%) Ant
5 3 (4.92%) Hudson
5 3 (4.92%) JUnit
5 3 (4.92%) Selenium
5 3 (4.92%) Subversion
5 3 (4.92%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.28%) Mockito
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (86.89%) Developer
2 51 (83.61%) Java Developer
3 32 (52.46%) Lead Developer
3 32 (52.46%) Lead Java Developer
4 23 (37.70%) Open Source Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Java Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.28%) Designer
7 2 (3.28%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Junior
7 2 (3.28%) Lead Software Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Designer
7 2 (3.28%) SOA Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.90%) Spring
2 18 (29.51%) Hibernate
3 15 (24.59%) XML
4 12 (19.67%) SOAP
5 11 (18.03%) Web Services
6 10 (16.39%) J2EE
7 9 (14.75%) JMS
8 8 (13.11%) HTML
9 7 (11.48%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (11.48%) Drools
9 7 (11.48%) jBPM
9 7 (11.48%) JSON
9 7 (11.48%) Spring MVC
10 6 (9.84%) JSP
11 5 (8.20%) JPA
11 5 (8.20%) RichFaces
11 5 (8.20%) Servlets
11 5 (8.20%) Spring Batch
11 5 (8.20%) XSD
12 4 (6.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (8.20%) Data Structures
2 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Linux
2 10 (16.39%) Unix
3 3 (4.92%) Mac OS
4 2 (3.28%) Android
4 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) Open Source
1 33 (54.10%) SOA
2 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (44.26%) Open Source Development
4 15 (24.59%) TDD
5 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (18.03%) Scrum
7 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
8 9 (14.75%) Mentoring
8 9 (14.75%) OO
8 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
9 7 (11.48%) Coaching
9 7 (11.48%) Low Latency
9 7 (11.48%) Microservices
9 7 (11.48%) MVC
10 6 (9.84%) Multithreading
10 6 (9.84%) SDLC
11 5 (8.20%) Concurrent Programming
11 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (8.20%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (27.87%) SQL
3 10 (16.39%) Python
4 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.20%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.92%) C++
7 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Rancher
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Oracle
2 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.92%) Talend
4 2 (3.28%) IBM
5 1 (1.64%) Sybase
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