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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 92 93 93
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing JPA 13 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.82% 0.74% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 1.99% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 4
Average salary £34,000 £42,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £30,000 £41,950
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
JPA
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
508 553 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.11% 36.97% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 327 415 278
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

JPA
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

JPA Salary Trend in Edinburgh

JPA
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JPA across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

JPA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 50 (100.00%) Java
1 50 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 40 (80.00%) Spring
2 40 (80.00%) Web Services
3 36 (72.00%) XML
4 35 (70.00%) RESTful
5 32 (64.00%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (56.00%) Oracle
7 27 (54.00%) JBoss
8 26 (52.00%) MVC
9 24 (48.00%) Middleware
10 23 (46.00%) Java EE
11 21 (42.00%) JMS
11 21 (42.00%) jBPM
11 21 (42.00%) Drools
12 20 (40.00%) Use Case
12 20 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (40.00%) EclipseLink
12 20 (40.00%) Unified Process
12 20 (40.00%) TopLink
12 20 (40.00%) Maven
12 20 (40.00%) AspectJ
12 20 (40.00%) RUP
12 20 (40.00%) Eclipse
12 20 (40.00%) WSDL
12 20 (40.00%) XML Schema
12 20 (40.00%) XSD
12 20 (40.00%) JDBC
12 20 (40.00%) EJB
13 19 (38.00%) SOAP

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 27 (54.00%) JBoss
2 14 (28.00%) Tomcat
3 13 (26.00%) Apache
4 12 (24.00%) CMS
5 5 (10.00%) Node.js
6 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (64.00%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (34.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (16.00%) MySQL
4 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 20 (40.00%) Maven
2 8 (16.00%) HttpUnit
2 8 (16.00%) JMeter
2 8 (16.00%) JUnit
3 1 (2.00%) Ant
General
1 7 (14.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 41 (82.00%) Developer
2 40 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 22 (44.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 22 (44.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Java Web Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Head of Development
5 4 (8.00%) Java Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Core Java Developer
7 1 (2.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 40 (80.00%) Spring
2 40 (80.00%) Web Services
3 36 (72.00%) XML
4 35 (70.00%) RESTful
5 24 (48.00%) Middleware
6 23 (46.00%) Java EE
7 21 (42.00%) jBPM
7 21 (42.00%) Drools
7 21 (42.00%) JMS
8 20 (40.00%) XSD
8 20 (40.00%) WSDL
8 20 (40.00%) XML Schema
8 20 (40.00%) EJB
8 20 (40.00%) JDBC
8 20 (40.00%) EclipseLink
8 20 (40.00%) TopLink
9 19 (38.00%) SOAP
10 16 (32.00%) J2EE
11 15 (30.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) W3C
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Android
1 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.00%) UNIX
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) MVC
2 20 (40.00%) Unified Process
2 20 (40.00%) RUP
2 20 (40.00%) Use Case
2 20 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (34.00%) People Management
4 16 (32.00%) Open Source
5 7 (14.00%) Web Application Development
5 7 (14.00%) Multithreading
5 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.00%) Content Management
6 6 (12.00%) Software Architecture
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) Web Development
7 5 (10.00%) Project Management
7 5 (10.00%) Separation of Concerns
7 5 (10.00%) SDLC
8 2 (4.00%) Service Management
8 2 (4.00%) ITSM
8 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (40.00%) AspectJ
3 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.00%) C
4 8 (16.00%) C++
4 8 (16.00%) PHP
4 8 (16.00%) Ruby
4 8 (16.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (14.00%) Perl
6 6 (12.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Alterian
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat