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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 234 234 241
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing JPA 11 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.56% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 9
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £72,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
2512 3054 3555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.79% 44.53% 48.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2104 2593 3173
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 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
Cheshire 0 7 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Manchester +2 4 £50,000 -14.89% 4
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) Spring
2 11 (78.57%) Hibernate
3 10 (71.43%) Tomcat
3 10 (71.43%) SQL
4 9 (64.29%) Oracle
5 8 (57.14%) Eclipse
6 7 (50.00%) MVC
7 6 (42.86%) HTML
7 6 (42.86%) Ant
7 6 (42.86%) JUnit
7 6 (42.86%) J2EE
7 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
7 6 (42.86%) JDBC
7 6 (42.86%) JSP
7 6 (42.86%) Struts
7 6 (42.86%) Java SE
7 6 (42.86%) Java EE
7 6 (42.86%) Spring MVC
7 6 (42.86%) jQuery
8 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
8 5 (35.71%) Ajax
8 5 (35.71%) JIRA
8 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
8 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (35.71%) Web Services
8 5 (35.71%) XML
9 4 (28.57%) UNIX
9 4 (28.57%) Windows

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 10 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Eclipse
2 6 (42.86%) Ant
2 6 (42.86%) JUnit
3 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (35.71%) JIRA
4 4 (28.57%) Subversion
5 3 (21.43%) NetBeans
6 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
1 13 (92.86%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) Spring
2 11 (78.57%) Hibernate
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) J2EE
3 6 (42.86%) JDBC
3 6 (42.86%) JSP
3 6 (42.86%) Struts
3 6 (42.86%) Java SE
3 6 (42.86%) Java EE
3 6 (42.86%) Spring MVC
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) Ajax
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) JSON
5 4 (28.57%) RESTful
6 3 (21.43%) JAX-RS
6 3 (21.43%) JMS
7 1 (7.14%) Spring Security
7 1 (7.14%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 4 (28.57%) Data Structures
1 4 (28.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Open Source
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
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