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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 145 140 139
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing JPA 27 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.81% 0.68% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.26% 1.80% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 12
Average salary £34,000 £42,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £42,500 £43,900
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -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
1195 1386 1115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.84% 37.47% 36.71%
Number of salaries quoted 731 913 771
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 0 13 £34,000 -19.04%
Stirling - 6 - -
Glasgow -11 3 £65,000 +58.53%
Aberdeen - 2 £30,750 -
Fife 0 1 £31,500 -30.00%
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 75 (100.00%) Java
1 75 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 64 (85.33%) Spring
3 60 (80.00%) Web Services
4 49 (65.33%) Oracle
5 40 (53.33%) RESTful
5 40 (53.33%) XML
6 38 (50.67%) JMS
6 38 (50.67%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (42.67%) Maven
8 30 (40.00%) MVC
9 28 (37.33%) JBoss
10 25 (33.33%) SQL
10 25 (33.33%) Java EE
11 24 (32.00%) Middleware
12 23 (30.67%) J2EE
12 23 (30.67%) SOAP
12 23 (30.67%) Relational Database
13 22 (29.33%) Eclipse
13 22 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (28.00%) Drools
14 21 (28.00%) jBPM
15 20 (26.67%) Use Case
15 20 (26.67%) Open Source
15 20 (26.67%) Unified Process
15 20 (26.67%) TopLink
15 20 (26.67%) AspectJ
15 20 (26.67%) WSDL
15 20 (26.67%) XML Schema
15 20 (26.67%) RUP

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 28 (37.33%) JBoss
2 20 (26.67%) Tomcat
3 17 (22.67%) Apache
4 14 (18.67%) CMS
5 5 (6.67%) Node.js
6 2 (2.67%) Mule ESB
6 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.67%) Mule
7 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (50.67%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (30.67%) Relational Database
3 17 (22.67%) Oracle Database
4 16 (21.33%) RDBMS
5 14 (18.67%) OLAP
6 12 (16.00%) MySQL
7 9 (12.00%) NoSQL
8 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (5.33%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (42.67%) Maven
2 22 (29.33%) Eclipse
3 11 (14.67%) JUnit
4 8 (10.67%) JMeter
4 8 (10.67%) Subversion
4 8 (10.67%) HttpUnit
5 6 (8.00%) TeamCity
5 6 (8.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.00%) Ant
7 2 (2.67%) JIRA
7 2 (2.67%) Mockito
8 1 (1.33%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.33%) Selenium
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 15 (20.00%) Banking
2 15 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 7 (9.33%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (68.00%) Developer
2 46 (61.33%) Java Developer
3 26 (34.67%) Senior Developer
4 24 (32.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (17.33%) Development Specialist
6 5 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Development Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Java Web Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Head of Development
7 4 (5.33%) Java Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Java Technical Architect
8 3 (4.00%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Core Java Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Java Applications Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.67%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 64 (85.33%) Spring
3 60 (80.00%) Web Services
4 40 (53.33%) XML
4 40 (53.33%) RESTful
5 38 (50.67%) JMS
6 25 (33.33%) Java EE
7 24 (32.00%) Middleware
8 23 (30.67%) J2EE
8 23 (30.67%) SOAP
9 21 (28.00%) jBPM
9 21 (28.00%) Drools
10 20 (26.67%) JDBC
10 20 (26.67%) EJB
10 20 (26.67%) XSD
10 20 (26.67%) TopLink
10 20 (26.67%) WSDL
10 20 (26.67%) XML Schema
10 20 (26.67%) EclipseLink
11 18 (24.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (18.67%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.67%) W3C
4 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.67%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.33%) PKI
6 1 (1.33%) Derivative
6 1 (1.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Linux
1 5 (6.67%) Android
1 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.33%) UNIX
3 3 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) MVC
2 22 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (26.67%) Open Source
3 20 (26.67%) Use Case
3 20 (26.67%) Unified Process
3 20 (26.67%) RUP
4 17 (22.67%) People Management
5 16 (21.33%) OO
6 14 (18.67%) Workflow
6 14 (18.67%) Coaching
6 14 (18.67%) Analytics
7 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (12.00%) Content Management
8 9 (12.00%) Web Application Development
9 7 (9.33%) Multithreading
9 7 (9.33%) TDD
10 6 (8.00%) Software Architecture
10 6 (8.00%) SDLC
11 5 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (6.67%) Separation of Concerns
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (33.33%) SQL
3 20 (26.67%) AspectJ
4 18 (24.00%) PL/SQL
5 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
6 12 (16.00%) PHP
6 12 (16.00%) Ruby
6 12 (16.00%) Bash Shell
7 11 (14.67%) Perl
8 8 (10.67%) C
8 8 (10.67%) C++
9 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Puppet
1 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 49 (65.33%) Oracle
2 9 (12.00%) Alterian
3 2 (2.67%) Sybase
3 2 (2.67%) IBM
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.33%) Adobe
4 1 (1.33%) Red Hat