The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 118 114 106
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing JPA 3 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% 0.63% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 1.43% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 6
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
JPA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
680 842 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.42% 44.06% 47.52%
Number of salaries quoted 577 723 671
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JPA across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

JPA
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JPA across the Cheshire region.

JPA Salary Trend in Cheshire

JPA
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -8 3 £50,000 +17.64%
JPA
North West

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing JPA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited JPA.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 10 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) JSON
3 6 (60.00%) Spring MVC
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) JUnit
3 6 (60.00%) Struts
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) J2EE
4 5 (50.00%) JIRA
4 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) Data Structures
5 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
5 4 (40.00%) RESTful
5 4 (40.00%) Open Source
5 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (40.00%) QA
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing JPA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited JPA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JUnit
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (40.00%) Ant
4 3 (30.00%) Maven
4 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (20.00%) Mockito
5 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Programmer
2 5 (50.00%) Programmer
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Software Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) JSON
2 6 (60.00%) Spring MVC
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) Struts
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) J2EE
4 4 (40.00%) JDBC
4 4 (40.00%) JSP
4 4 (40.00%) RESTful
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) Ajax
5 3 (30.00%) Java SE
5 3 (30.00%) Java EE
6 2 (20.00%) SOAP
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) REST
6 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (40.00%) Data Structures
1 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle