The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 615 547 512
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -35
Permanent jobs citing JPA 271 370 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.88% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 210 301 347
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £67,500 £65,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39276 42093 45889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.09% 41.03% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33876 35161 40804
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JPA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JPA within the UK.

JPA Salary Trend in the UK

JPA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JPA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

JPA Salary Histogram in the UK

JPA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
England -81 241 £47,500 -5.00% 39
London -51 83 £60,000 - 9
South East -11 55 £47,500 -5.00% 6
East of England +8 37 £40,000 -11.11% 4
South West -22 37 £40,000 +23.07% 6
City of London +4 30 £60,000 - 5
Bristol +13 23 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Essex -6 19 £51,250 +2.50% 3
Berkshire -15 18 £52,500 -12.50%
Scotland +8 17 £40,000 -23.07% 2
Hertfordshire - 17 £40,000 -
Hitchin - 15 - -
Chelmsford -1 14 £53,750 +7.50%
Brighton - 12 £36,000 -
East Sussex - 12 £36,000 - 1
East Midlands +18 10 £41,250 +14.58% 6
Edinburgh +11 10 £40,000 -37.50% 2
West Midlands -16 10 £47,500 +7.95%
Cheshire -7 8 £47,500 +15.15% 1
North West -37 8 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Glasgow +16 7 £40,000 -
Chester +8 7 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Wales -20 7 £35,500 -2.06% 1
West Sussex - 7 £43,750 - 2
Birmingham - 7 £40,000 -
Horsham - 7 £43,750 - 2
Reading +4 6 £52,500 +50.00%
Sussex - 6 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire +16 5 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Nottingham +14 5 £37,500 +15.38% 5

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 545 (99.27%) Java
2 440 (80.15%) Spring
3 382 (69.58%) Hibernate
4 296 (53.92%) HTML
5 295 (53.73%) JavaScript
6 271 (49.36%) SQL
7 262 (47.72%) CSS
8 254 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
9 249 (45.36%) MVC
10 235 (42.81%) Web Services
10 235 (42.81%) J2EE
11 197 (35.88%) Maven
12 195 (35.52%) XML
13 193 (35.15%) Tomcat
14 180 (32.79%) Oracle
15 179 (32.60%) TDD
15 179 (32.60%) Spring MVC
16 154 (28.05%) Linux
17 153 (27.87%) jQuery
18 144 (26.23%) Eclipse
19 143 (26.05%) JUnit
20 137 (24.95%) Java EE
21 134 (24.41%) JBoss
22 130 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
23 125 (22.77%) Struts
24 122 (22.22%) SQL Server
25 119 (21.68%) MySQL
25 119 (21.68%) Ajax
26 118 (21.49%) Web Development
27 116 (21.13%) Ant

JPA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 193 (35.15%) Tomcat
2 134 (24.41%) JBoss
3 87 (15.85%) Apache
4 72 (13.11%) WebLogic
5 59 (10.75%) WebSphere
6 37 (6.74%) GlassFish
7 35 (6.38%) Apache Solr
8 32 (5.83%) Joomla!
8 32 (5.83%) Alfresco
9 27 (4.92%) WildFly
10 23 (4.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 22 (4.01%) Oracle Service Bus
11 22 (4.01%) AquaLogic
11 22 (4.01%) Tuxedo
12 21 (3.83%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (2.37%) Adobe CQ
14 12 (2.19%) Jetty
15 10 (1.82%) nginx
16 9 (1.64%) Node.js
17 8 (1.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.18%) ArcView
2 1 (0.18%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 9 (1.64%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.82%) GitHub
3 8 (1.46%) PaaS
4 7 (1.28%) SaaS
5 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.36%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 73 (13.30%) Internet
2 28 (5.10%) LDAP
3 24 (4.37%) HTTP
4 10 (1.82%) SMTP
5 3 (0.55%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.55%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.36%) AMQP
6 2 (0.36%) CTI
7 1 (0.18%) VoIP
7 1 (0.18%) DNS
7 1 (0.18%) SAN
7 1 (0.18%) IPv4
7 1 (0.18%) IPv6
7 1 (0.18%) NAS
7 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 119 (21.68%) MySQL
3 91 (16.58%) Relational Database
4 64 (11.66%) PostgreSQL
5 63 (11.48%) MongoDB
6 44 (8.01%) Oracle Database
7 35 (6.38%) NoSQL
8 30 (5.46%) RDBMS
9 28 (5.10%) Oracle Reports
10 25 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 25 (4.55%) Big Data
11 22 (4.01%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (4.01%) Crystal Reports
12 17 (3.10%) Hadoop
13 16 (2.91%) Redis
14 15 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (2.00%) DB2
16 10 (1.82%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 197 (35.88%) Maven
2 144 (26.23%) Eclipse
3 143 (26.05%) JUnit
4 116 (21.13%) Ant
5 112 (20.40%) Subversion
6 101 (18.40%) Git (software)
7 55 (10.02%) Jenkins
8 44 (8.01%) JIRA
9 40 (7.29%) Selenium
10 36 (6.56%) NetBeans
11 27 (4.92%) Mockito
12 25 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
13 22 (4.01%) Oracle Forms
14 21 (3.83%) Cucumber
15 19 (3.46%) Hudson
16 17 (3.10%) JMeter
17 16 (2.91%) TeamCity
18 12 (2.19%) TestNG
18 12 (2.19%) Log4j
19 11 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 96 (17.49%) Finance
2 48 (8.74%) Banking
3 38 (6.92%) Retail
4 36 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.55%) Publishing
6 9 (1.64%) Games
6 9 (1.64%) Advertising
7 8 (1.46%) Private Banking
8 7 (1.28%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.28%) Marketing
9 4 (0.73%) Automotive
10 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.36%) Legal
10 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.36%) Electronics
10 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Front Office
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 473 (86.16%) Developer
2 404 (73.59%) Java Developer
3 186 (33.88%) Senior Developer
4 140 (25.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 66 (12.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 37 (6.74%) J2EE Developer
6 37 (6.74%) Software Engineer
7 29 (5.28%) Analyst
8 26 (4.74%) Senior Analyst
9 23 (4.19%) Analyst Developer
10 22 (4.01%) Senior Analyst Developer
11 20 (3.64%) Software Developer
11 20 (3.64%) Web Developer
12 19 (3.46%) Architect
12 19 (3.46%) Java Software Engineer
13 18 (3.28%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
14 12 (2.19%) Programmer
14 12 (2.19%) Java Programmer
15 11 (2.00%) Senior Software Engineer
15 11 (2.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (80.15%) Spring
2 382 (69.58%) Hibernate
3 296 (53.92%) HTML
4 262 (47.72%) CSS
5 235 (42.81%) Web Services
5 235 (42.81%) J2EE
6 195 (35.52%) XML
7 179 (32.60%) Spring MVC
8 153 (27.87%) jQuery
9 137 (24.95%) Java EE
10 125 (22.77%) Struts
11 119 (21.68%) Ajax
12 112 (20.40%) SOAP
13 93 (16.94%) EJB
14 92 (16.76%) JSP
15 91 (16.58%) JSON
16 86 (15.66%) Servlets
17 84 (15.30%) REST
18 81 (14.75%) JSF
19 79 (14.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 75 (13.66%) Open Source
2 52 (9.47%) RIA
2 52 (9.47%) Computer Science
3 49 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
4 45 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.37%) N-Tier
6 18 (3.28%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.55%) Clustering
8 12 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.00%) Client/Server
9 11 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
10 8 (1.46%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.91%) Wiki
11 5 (0.91%) iPad
12 4 (0.73%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.73%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.73%) DataPower
12 4 (0.73%) Web 2.0
12 4 (0.73%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.73%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 154 (28.05%) Linux
2 75 (13.66%) UNIX
3 48 (8.74%) Apple iOS
3 48 (8.74%) Android
4 41 (7.47%) Windows
5 5 (0.91%) Debian
6 3 (0.55%) CentOS
7 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) AIX
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (45.36%) MVC
3 179 (32.60%) TDD
4 130 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
5 118 (21.49%) Web Development
6 109 (19.85%) UML
7 88 (16.03%) Software Engineering
8 86 (15.66%) OO
9 83 (15.12%) Unit Testing
10 75 (13.66%) Mentoring
11 68 (12.39%) SOA
12 63 (11.48%) E-Commerce
13 51 (9.29%) Scrum
14 49 (8.93%) Multithreading
15 42 (7.65%) Android Development
15 42 (7.65%) iOS Development
16 37 (6.74%) BDD
17 35 (6.38%) Dependency Injection
18 33 (6.01%) OOD
19 26 (4.74%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 545 (99.27%) Java
2 295 (53.73%) JavaScript
3 271 (49.36%) SQL
4 34 (6.19%) Scala
4 34 (6.19%) PL/SQL
5 33 (6.01%) Ruby
6 30 (5.46%) XPath
6 30 (5.46%) C#
7 29 (5.28%) Perl
8 26 (4.74%) XQuery
9 22 (4.01%) VB6
9 22 (4.01%) PHP
9 22 (4.01%) COBOL
9 22 (4.01%) Delphi
9 22 (4.01%) VB
10 21 (3.83%) Groovy
11 20 (3.64%) C++
12 10 (1.82%) JPQL
12 10 (1.82%) ECMAScript
13 7 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (15.48%) Degree
2 54 (9.84%) Security Cleared
3 38 (6.92%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.19%) OCPJP
5 11 (2.00%) OCMJD
6 10 (1.82%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.09%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.91%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.38%) QA
2 3 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.18%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 8 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (1.46%) Vagrant
2 6 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.55%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.55%) Puppet
4 2 (0.36%) Nagios
4 2 (0.36%) Opsview
4 2 (0.36%) logstash
4 2 (0.36%) Hyperic
4 2 (0.36%) Graphite
Vendors
1 180 (32.79%) Oracle
2 60 (10.93%) Adobe
3 57 (10.38%) Microsoft
4 38 (6.92%) hybris
5 33 (6.01%) ATG
5 33 (6.01%) Demandware
6 32 (5.83%) Endeca
7 31 (5.65%) Intershop
8 25 (4.55%) BEA
9 22 (4.01%) Micro Focus
10 21 (3.83%) Sybase
11 17 (3.10%) Sun
12 15 (2.73%) IBM
13 6 (1.09%) SAP
13 6 (1.09%) TIBCO
14 5 (0.91%) Google
15 4 (0.73%) Greenplum
15 4 (0.73%) webMethods
16 3 (0.55%) Red Hat
16 3 (0.55%) Zend
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