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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 174 198 211
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +13
Permanent jobs citing JPA 53 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.05% 0.76% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 47 13 14
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,500 £37,500
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2590 2231 2110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.09% 44.10% 37.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2251 1997 1885
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

JPA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

JPA Salary Trend in the South West

JPA
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JPA across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

JPA Salary Histogram in the South West

JPA
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 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
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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
Bristol +6 19 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Wiltshire +9 18 £38,250 +11.67% 2
Somerset - 5 £35,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £40,000 -
Devon -25 1 £45,000 +5.88% 2
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 95 (100.00%) Java
2 86 (90.53%) Spring
3 69 (72.63%) Web Services
4 66 (69.47%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (68.42%) HTML
6 58 (61.05%) JavaScript
7 57 (60.00%) CSS
8 53 (55.79%) HTML5
9 51 (53.68%) Hibernate
10 48 (50.53%) Ant
11 43 (45.26%) Maven
12 38 (40.00%) Java EE
12 38 (40.00%) SQL
13 37 (38.95%) Oracle
13 37 (38.95%) XML
14 36 (37.89%) SOAP
14 36 (37.89%) XHTML
14 36 (37.89%) MVC
14 36 (37.89%) Spring MVC
14 36 (37.89%) Apache Flex
14 36 (37.89%) RIA
15 35 (36.84%) Degree
15 35 (36.84%) Subversion
16 34 (35.79%) TDD
17 33 (34.74%) Eclipse
18 32 (33.68%) Adobe
18 32 (33.68%) Internet
18 32 (33.68%) Spring Web Flow
18 32 (33.68%) MongoDB
19 29 (30.53%) EJB

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 22 (23.16%) Joomla!
1 22 (23.16%) Alfresco
2 4 (4.21%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.21%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.11%) CMS
3 2 (2.11%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.11%) Mule
3 2 (2.11%) Confluence
3 2 (2.11%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (33.68%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (33.68%) MongoDB
2 11 (11.58%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.42%) Big Data
4 7 (7.37%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.37%) Riak
5 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (50.53%) Ant
2 43 (45.26%) Maven
3 35 (36.84%) Subversion
4 33 (34.74%) Eclipse
5 22 (23.16%) JMeter
6 21 (22.11%) NetBeans
6 21 (22.11%) Selenium
7 19 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 18 (18.95%) Apache Ivy
8 18 (18.95%) Hudson
9 17 (17.89%) JUnit
10 5 (5.26%) Cucumber
10 5 (5.26%) FitNesse
11 2 (2.11%) EasyMock
11 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
11 2 (2.11%) Mockito
11 2 (2.11%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.11%) FindBugs
11 2 (2.11%) IntelliJ
11 2 (2.11%) Checkstyle
General
1 13 (13.68%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Banking
2 9 (9.47%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.16%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Electronics
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (92.63%) Developer
2 79 (83.16%) Java Developer
3 19 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 19 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 11 (11.58%) Software Engineer
4 11 (11.58%) Java Software Engineer
5 9 (9.47%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Graduate
6 5 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Junior Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Junior Java Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Junior
8 2 (2.11%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (2.11%) Graduate Java Developer
9 1 (1.05%) Java Technical Architect
9 1 (1.05%) Java Applications Developer
9 1 (1.05%) Java Architect
9 1 (1.05%) Architect
9 1 (1.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (90.53%) Spring
2 69 (72.63%) Web Services
3 65 (68.42%) HTML
4 57 (60.00%) CSS
5 53 (55.79%) HTML5
6 51 (53.68%) Hibernate
7 38 (40.00%) Java EE
8 37 (38.95%) XML
9 36 (37.89%) XHTML
9 36 (37.89%) SOAP
9 36 (37.89%) Spring MVC
9 36 (37.89%) Apache Flex
10 32 (33.68%) Spring Web Flow
11 29 (30.53%) EJB
12 28 (29.47%) WSDL
13 24 (25.26%) Dojo
13 24 (25.26%) EJB 3.0
14 22 (23.16%) JSF
15 19 (20.00%) jQuery
16 17 (17.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.89%) RIA
2 28 (29.47%) Open Source
3 21 (22.11%) Computer Science
4 13 (13.68%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.05%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.47%) Android
1 28 (29.47%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.21%) UNIX
2 4 (4.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (69.47%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.89%) MVC
3 34 (35.79%) TDD
4 26 (27.37%) Web Development
4 26 (27.37%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (26.32%) Unit Testing
6 20 (21.05%) UML
7 19 (20.00%) Android Development
7 19 (20.00%) iOS Development
8 18 (18.95%) OO
9 16 (16.84%) Software Engineering
10 15 (15.79%) Performance Testing
11 12 (12.63%) Scrum
12 9 (9.47%) Mentoring
13 5 (5.26%) Integration Testing
13 5 (5.26%) Multithreading
13 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce
14 4 (4.21%) Load Testing
15 3 (3.16%) Pair Programming
15 3 (3.16%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 95 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (61.05%) JavaScript
3 38 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
4 6 (6.32%) C
4 6 (6.32%) C++
5 3 (3.16%) AspectJ
6 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.11%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (36.84%) Degree
2 26 (27.37%) SC Cleared
2 26 (27.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (38.95%) Oracle
2 32 (33.68%) Adobe
3 4 (4.21%) IBM
4 3 (3.16%) JBoss
5 2 (2.11%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.05%) Sun
6 1 (1.05%) SAP
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