The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 92 159 144
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -15
Permanent jobs citing JPA 58 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.84% 0.25% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.87% 0.65% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 12
Average salary £40,000 £36,895 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.41% +1.08%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -10.91%
JPA
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1190 1537 1267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.80% 38.49% 39.99%
Number of salaries quoted 731 1069 761
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

JPA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

JPA Salary Trend in Scotland

JPA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JPA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

JPA Salary Histogram in Scotland

JPA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Edinburgh +54 48 £40,000 +8.41% 6
Stirling - 8 - -
Glasgow - 2 £40,000 -
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 74 (100.00%) Java
1 74 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 57 (77.03%) Spring
3 55 (74.32%) MVC
4 53 (71.62%) Web Services
5 47 (63.51%) JBoss
6 42 (56.76%) Oracle
7 40 (54.05%) JMS
8 39 (52.70%) Java EE
9 38 (51.35%) Middleware
10 33 (44.59%) JDBC
10 33 (44.59%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (44.59%) PostgreSQL
10 33 (44.59%) Relational Database
11 32 (43.24%) XML
12 31 (41.89%) EJB
12 31 (41.89%) RESTful
13 29 (39.19%) Use Case
13 29 (39.19%) Unified Process
13 29 (39.19%) TopLink
13 29 (39.19%) Maven
13 29 (39.19%) AspectJ
13 29 (39.19%) XSD
13 29 (39.19%) RUP
13 29 (39.19%) Eclipse
13 29 (39.19%) WSDL
13 29 (39.19%) XML Schema
14 28 (37.84%) jBPM
14 28 (37.84%) Drools
15 25 (33.78%) JavaScript

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (63.51%) JBoss
2 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
3 8 (10.81%) WebSphere
4 6 (8.11%) Apache
5 1 (1.35%) CMS
5 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) CTI
3 1 (1.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (44.59%) PostgreSQL
1 33 (44.59%) Relational Database
2 19 (25.68%) Oracle Database
3 16 (21.62%) RDBMS
4 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
5 8 (10.81%) OLAP
6 4 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.70%) MySQL
7 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (39.19%) Eclipse
1 29 (39.19%) Maven
2 6 (8.11%) JUnit
3 5 (6.76%) JIRA
3 5 (6.76%) Subversion
4 4 (5.41%) Selenium
4 4 (5.41%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.41%) Mockito
4 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.70%) JMeter
5 2 (2.70%) HttpUnit
6 1 (1.35%) Ant
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
1 12 (16.22%) Banking
1 12 (16.22%) Investment Banking
2 8 (10.81%) Multimedia
3 4 (5.41%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (68.92%) Developer
2 46 (62.16%) Java Developer
3 33 (44.59%) Senior Developer
4 29 (39.19%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Technical Architect
5 9 (12.16%) Architect
6 8 (10.81%) Development Specialist
6 8 (10.81%) Java Technical Architect
6 8 (10.81%) Java Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.41%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.35%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (1.35%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 57 (77.03%) Spring
3 53 (71.62%) Web Services
4 40 (54.05%) JMS
5 39 (52.70%) Java EE
6 38 (51.35%) Middleware
7 33 (44.59%) JDBC
8 32 (43.24%) XML
9 31 (41.89%) EJB
9 31 (41.89%) RESTful
10 29 (39.19%) TopLink
10 29 (39.19%) XSD
10 29 (39.19%) WSDL
10 29 (39.19%) XML Schema
11 28 (37.84%) jBPM
11 28 (37.84%) Drools
12 25 (33.78%) HTML
13 17 (22.97%) CSS
14 13 (17.57%) J2EE
15 12 (16.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.51%) Open Source
3 8 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) UNIX
2 2 (2.70%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (74.32%) MVC
2 33 (44.59%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (39.19%) RUP
3 29 (39.19%) Unified Process
3 29 (39.19%) Use Case
4 19 (25.68%) People Management
5 13 (17.57%) OO
6 12 (16.22%) Coaching
7 8 (10.81%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (10.81%) Multithreading
7 8 (10.81%) Analytics
7 8 (10.81%) Workflow
7 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
8 7 (9.46%) Service Management
8 7 (9.46%) ITSM
8 7 (9.46%) Software Architecture
9 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.76%) OOD
9 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (39.19%) AspectJ
3 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
4 14 (18.92%) SQL
5 9 (12.16%) PL/SQL
6 8 (10.81%) C
6 8 (10.81%) C++
7 2 (2.70%) PHP
7 2 (2.70%) Ruby
7 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (56.76%) Oracle
2 5 (6.76%) Sybase
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe
3 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.35%) Hyland
3 1 (1.35%) Alterian
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