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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 142 138 152
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs citing JPA 28 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.77% 0.55% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.00% 1.52% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 0
Average salary £40,500 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
1398 1120 1259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.27% 36.40% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 932 774 856
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 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
Glasgow +1 16 £40,000 - 2
Edinburgh -3 11 £42,000 -2.32% 1
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 34 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (88.24%) Hibernate
3 28 (82.35%) Spring
4 21 (61.76%) REST
5 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
6 18 (52.94%) HTML
6 18 (52.94%) J2EE
6 18 (52.94%) CSS
6 18 (52.94%) MVC
7 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (47.06%) Oracle
7 16 (47.06%) Degree
8 15 (44.12%) Computer Science
8 15 (44.12%) Java EE
9 14 (41.18%) XML
10 13 (38.24%) Subversion
11 12 (35.29%) Lucene
11 12 (35.29%) Games
11 12 (35.29%) Management Information System
11 12 (35.29%) Adobe
11 12 (35.29%) Project Management
11 12 (35.29%) XSLT
11 12 (35.29%) Linux
11 12 (35.29%) JBoss
11 12 (35.29%) Flash
11 12 (35.29%) C#
11 12 (35.29%) Apache Flex
11 12 (35.29%) WPF
11 12 (35.29%) Adobe AIR
11 12 (35.29%) JIRA

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.94%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
2 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Subversion
2 12 (35.29%) JIRA
3 9 (26.47%) Maven
3 9 (26.47%) Eclipse
4 8 (23.53%) Selenium
4 8 (23.53%) EasyMock
4 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
4 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
5 6 (17.65%) WebDriver
6 3 (8.82%) JUnit
7 2 (5.88%) Mockito
General
1 12 (35.29%) Games
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) Java Developer
3 12 (35.29%) Flash Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Flash ActionScript Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.88%) UI Developer
7 2 (5.88%) UI Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) Junior Flash Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Junior
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (88.24%) Hibernate
2 28 (82.35%) Spring
3 21 (61.76%) REST
4 18 (52.94%) CSS
4 18 (52.94%) HTML
4 18 (52.94%) J2EE
5 15 (44.12%) Java EE
6 14 (41.18%) XML
7 12 (35.29%) XSLT
7 12 (35.29%) Flash
7 12 (35.29%) Lucene
7 12 (35.29%) NHibernate
7 12 (35.29%) Apache Flex
7 12 (35.29%) WPF
7 12 (35.29%) Adobe AIR
7 12 (35.29%) Cairngorm
7 12 (35.29%) PureMVC
7 12 (35.29%) BlazeDS
7 12 (35.29%) Robotlegs
7 12 (35.29%) Parsley
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Computer Science
2 12 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 12 (35.29%) Mathematics
3 6 (17.65%) iPad
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) MVC
2 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (35.29%) Project Management
4 11 (32.35%) TDD
4 11 (32.35%) Unit Testing
5 9 (26.47%) Integration Testing
5 9 (26.47%) AOP
6 7 (20.59%) Pair Programming
6 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
7 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (17.65%) OO
7 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.82%) Scrum
9 3 (8.82%) OOD
9 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.88%) Business Development
11 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
11 1 (2.94%) Coaching
11 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
3 12 (35.29%) C#
4 7 (20.59%) SQL
5 5 (14.71%) ActionScript
6 4 (11.76%) Groovy
7 2 (5.88%) Ruby
8 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Oracle
2 12 (35.29%) JBoss
2 12 (35.29%) Adobe
3 6 (17.65%) Sybase
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
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