The first table below looks at the demand for JPA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 93 91 85
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing JPA 5 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.41% 0.48% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 1.04% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 12
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-12.64% +2.35%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
452 577 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 36.81% 46.38% 37.00%
Number of salaries quoted 404 530 372
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
JPA
UK

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

JPA
Salary Trend in Wales

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

JPA Salary Trend in Wales

JPA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +3 5 £35,000 -30.00% 2
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) Web Services
1 16 (100.00%) Spring
2 15 (93.75%) Hibernate
3 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (62.50%) Maven
4 10 (62.50%) Apache Ivy
4 10 (62.50%) Ant
4 10 (62.50%) SOAP
4 10 (62.50%) Struts
5 9 (56.25%) Scrum
5 9 (56.25%) MVC
6 8 (50.00%) Finance
6 8 (50.00%) Spring Web Flow
7 7 (43.75%) Java EE
7 7 (43.75%) Refactoring
7 7 (43.75%) UML
7 7 (43.75%) JUnit
8 6 (37.50%) J2EE
9 5 (31.25%) MySQL
9 5 (31.25%) Linux
9 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
9 5 (31.25%) JAX-WS
10 4 (25.00%) JMS
11 3 (18.75%) Oracle
11 3 (18.75%) EJB
11 3 (18.75%) Banking
11 3 (18.75%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (12.50%) RESTful

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Maven
1 10 (62.50%) Apache Ivy
1 10 (62.50%) Ant
2 7 (43.75%) JUnit
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
1 15 (93.75%) Java Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Java Swing Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Mid-Level Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) Web Services
1 16 (100.00%) Spring
2 15 (93.75%) Hibernate
3 10 (62.50%) SOAP
3 10 (62.50%) Struts
4 8 (50.00%) Spring Web Flow
5 7 (43.75%) Java EE
6 6 (37.50%) J2EE
7 5 (31.25%) JAX-WS
8 4 (25.00%) JMS
9 3 (18.75%) EJB
10 2 (12.50%) RESTful
10 2 (12.50%) JSP
10 2 (12.50%) Servlets
11 1 (6.25%) Swing
11 1 (6.25%) Spring Batch
11 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
2 9 (56.25%) MVC
3 7 (43.75%) Refactoring
3 7 (43.75%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle