The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 250 227 225
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Permanent jobs citing JPA 10 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.25% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.51% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 28
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +23.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £36,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
JPA
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3097 3315 3562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.23% 49.20% 49.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2658 2954 3190
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

JPA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

JPA Salary Trend in the North West

JPA
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JPA across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

JPA Salary Histogram in the North West

JPA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
Cheshire -21 7 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Manchester -16 3 £52,500 +50.00% 2
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 26 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (92.31%) Spring
3 23 (88.46%) Hibernate
4 22 (84.62%) SQL
5 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (57.69%) TDD
6 15 (57.69%) Tomcat
7 14 (53.85%) Java EE
8 13 (50.00%) MVC
8 13 (50.00%) HTML
9 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
9 12 (46.15%) JUnit
9 12 (46.15%) jQuery
10 11 (42.31%) Oracle
10 11 (42.31%) Eclipse
11 10 (38.46%) Struts
11 10 (38.46%) JSP
11 10 (38.46%) Open Source
12 9 (34.62%) Spring MVC
12 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
12 9 (34.62%) RESTful
12 9 (34.62%) PL/SQL
12 9 (34.62%) JDBC
12 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
12 9 (34.62%) Degree
12 9 (34.62%) JSON
12 9 (34.62%) JIRA
13 8 (30.77%) Java SE
13 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 15 (57.69%) Tomcat
2 4 (15.38%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
2 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
2 5 (19.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) JUnit
2 11 (42.31%) Eclipse
3 9 (34.62%) JIRA
3 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
4 7 (26.92%) Maven
5 6 (23.08%) Selenium
5 6 (23.08%) Ant
6 5 (19.23%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
6 5 (19.23%) Jasmine
7 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
8 2 (7.69%) Mockito
8 2 (7.69%) Subversion
9 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
9 1 (3.85%) JMeter
9 1 (3.85%) NetBeans
9 1 (3.85%) Gradle
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
1 26 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (23.08%) J2EE Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Java Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) Spring
2 23 (88.46%) Hibernate
3 14 (53.85%) Java EE
4 13 (50.00%) HTML
5 12 (46.15%) jQuery
6 10 (38.46%) Struts
6 10 (38.46%) JSP
7 9 (34.62%) JDBC
7 9 (34.62%) JSON
7 9 (34.62%) Spring MVC
7 9 (34.62%) RESTful
8 8 (30.77%) Java SE
8 8 (30.77%) J2EE
9 6 (23.08%) Web Services
9 6 (23.08%) XML
9 6 (23.08%) Ajax
10 5 (19.23%) Spring Integration
10 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
11 4 (15.38%) Servlets
12 2 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Open Source
2 8 (30.77%) Data Structures
2 8 (30.77%) Algorithms
2 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) UNIX
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) TDD
3 13 (50.00%) MVC
4 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 6 (23.08%) BDD
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.69%) Coaching
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
9 1 (3.85%) UML
9 1 (3.85%) OO
9 1 (3.85%) Project Management
9 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Web Development
9 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
9 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (84.62%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 9 (34.62%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) C
6 1 (3.85%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Endeca
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