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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 85 96 89
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing JPA 10 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% 0.52% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 1.37% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 1
Average salary £40,000 £64,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +132.72%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
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
503 510 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.90% 37.83% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 392 340 290
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 2015.

JPA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (69.23%) MVC
2 9 (69.23%) JBoss
3 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
4 7 (53.85%) Spring
4 7 (53.85%) Java EE
5 6 (46.15%) XML
5 6 (46.15%) EJB
5 6 (46.15%) CSS
5 6 (46.15%) JMS
5 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
6 5 (38.46%) Middleware
6 5 (38.46%) Web Services
7 4 (30.77%) J2EE
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) XSD
7 4 (30.77%) JDBC
7 4 (30.77%) RUP
7 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
7 4 (30.77%) WSDL
7 4 (30.77%) XML Schema
7 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) Use Case
7 4 (30.77%) jQuery
7 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (30.77%) Maven

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (69.23%) JBoss
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
3 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
1 2 (15.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Flash Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Flash ActionScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) Spring
3 7 (53.85%) Java EE
4 6 (46.15%) XML
4 6 (46.15%) EJB
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) JMS
5 5 (38.46%) Middleware
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) J2EE
6 4 (30.77%) XSD
6 4 (30.77%) JDBC
6 4 (30.77%) WSDL
6 4 (30.77%) XML Schema
6 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 4 (30.77%) Dojo
6 4 (30.77%) TopLink
6 4 (30.77%) RESTful
7 3 (23.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) RUP
2 4 (30.77%) Use Case
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Unified Process
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
4 2 (15.38%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) AspectJ
4 2 (15.38%) ActionScript
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe
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