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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 54 104 90
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -14
Permanent jobs citing JPA 49 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.56% 0.60% 0.089%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.84% 1.64% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 1
Average salary £40,000 £36,895 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.41% +22.98%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -10.91%
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
498 609 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.17% 36.71% 37.86%
Number of salaries quoted 311 430 278
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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 17 April 2015.

JPA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 55 (100.00%) Java
1 55 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 47 (85.45%) JBoss
3 46 (83.64%) MVC
4 39 (70.91%) Web Services
5 38 (69.09%) Middleware
5 38 (69.09%) Spring
6 36 (65.45%) Java EE
7 32 (58.18%) JMS
8 31 (56.36%) EJB
9 30 (54.55%) XML
10 29 (52.73%) XSD
10 29 (52.73%) RUP
10 29 (52.73%) Eclipse
10 29 (52.73%) WSDL
10 29 (52.73%) XML Schema
10 29 (52.73%) JDBC
10 29 (52.73%) Unified Process
10 29 (52.73%) TopLink
10 29 (52.73%) Maven
10 29 (52.73%) AspectJ
10 29 (52.73%) Use Case
10 29 (52.73%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (52.73%) RESTful
11 28 (50.91%) Drools
11 28 (50.91%) jBPM
11 28 (50.91%) Oracle
12 27 (49.09%) PostgreSQL
13 19 (34.55%) People Management
13 19 (34.55%) Oracle Database

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 47 (85.45%) JBoss
2 8 (14.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) CTI
2 1 (1.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (49.09%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (34.55%) Oracle Database
3 16 (29.09%) Relational Database
4 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
4 8 (14.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (52.73%) Eclipse
1 29 (52.73%) Maven
2 1 (1.82%) Ant
General
1 8 (14.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 45 (81.82%) Developer
1 45 (81.82%) Java Developer
2 29 (52.73%) Senior Java Developer
2 29 (52.73%) Senior Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Technical Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Architect
4 8 (14.55%) Java Technical Architect
4 8 (14.55%) Java Architect
5 1 (1.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 39 (70.91%) Web Services
3 38 (69.09%) Spring
3 38 (69.09%) Middleware
4 36 (65.45%) Java EE
5 32 (58.18%) JMS
6 31 (56.36%) EJB
7 30 (54.55%) XML
8 29 (52.73%) XSD
8 29 (52.73%) TopLink
8 29 (52.73%) WSDL
8 29 (52.73%) XML Schema
8 29 (52.73%) JDBC
8 29 (52.73%) RESTful
9 28 (50.91%) Drools
9 28 (50.91%) jBPM
10 16 (29.09%) HTML
11 11 (20.00%) J2EE
12 9 (16.36%) SOAP
12 9 (16.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Open Source
2 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (83.64%) MVC
2 29 (52.73%) RUP
2 29 (52.73%) Use Case
2 29 (52.73%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (52.73%) Unified Process
3 19 (34.55%) People Management
4 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.55%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (14.55%) Multithreading
5 7 (12.73%) Software Architecture
5 7 (12.73%) Service Management
5 7 (12.73%) ITSM
6 2 (3.64%) Scrum
6 2 (3.64%) User Stories
6 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.64%) UML
7 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (52.73%) AspectJ
3 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.55%) C
4 8 (14.55%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.82%) SQL
5 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe
2 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.82%) Hyland
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