The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 191 200 198
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing JPA 20 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.20% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 0.56% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 3
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2083 1970 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.60% 36.47% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 1697 1830
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £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 the West Midlands

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

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

JPA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

JPA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

JPA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Birmingham +5 18 £42,500 -26.08%
Warwickshire -14 1 £47,500 -9.52%
Solihull - 1 £40,000 -
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 23 (95.83%) Java
2 20 (83.33%) Spring
2 20 (83.33%) Java EE
3 19 (79.17%) HTML
4 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (75.00%) Hibernate
5 17 (70.83%) Oracle
5 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
6 15 (62.50%) Ant
6 15 (62.50%) MVC
6 15 (62.50%) TDD
6 15 (62.50%) Maven
6 15 (62.50%) Subversion
6 15 (62.50%) Gradle
7 14 (58.33%) HTML5
8 13 (54.17%) CSS
9 12 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
9 12 (50.00%) Build Automation
9 12 (50.00%) jQuery
9 12 (50.00%) AngularJS
9 12 (50.00%) SDLC
10 9 (37.50%) Scrum
11 8 (33.33%) SOA
12 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (29.17%) CMS
13 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
13 6 (25.00%) SQL
13 6 (25.00%) .NET
13 6 (25.00%) Spring Boot

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (29.17%) CMS
2 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.50%) GlassFish
3 3 (12.50%) JBoss
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
3 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Ant
1 15 (62.50%) Maven
1 15 (62.50%) Subversion
1 15 (62.50%) Gradle
2 4 (16.67%) Hudson
3 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.33%) WATIR
4 2 (8.33%) Selenium
4 2 (8.33%) JIRA
4 2 (8.33%) RSpec
4 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.17%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
1 20 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Software Architect
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) Spring
1 20 (83.33%) Java EE
2 19 (79.17%) HTML
3 18 (75.00%) Hibernate
4 14 (58.33%) HTML5
5 13 (54.17%) CSS
6 12 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
6 12 (50.00%) jQuery
6 12 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (25.00%) .NET
7 6 (25.00%) Spring Boot
7 6 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (25.00%) Apache Camel
7 6 (25.00%) Play Framework
8 4 (16.67%) CSS3
9 3 (12.50%) JAX-RS
9 3 (12.50%) GWT
9 3 (12.50%) RESTful
9 3 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) MVC
2 15 (62.50%) TDD
3 12 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 12 (50.00%) SDLC
4 9 (37.50%) Scrum
5 8 (33.33%) SOA
6 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (25.00%) Refactoring
7 6 (25.00%) Release Management
8 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.33%) Validation
9 2 (8.33%) OO
9 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 2 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.17%) Kanban
10 1 (4.17%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) Java
2 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) PHP
4 2 (8.33%) C
4 2 (8.33%) Groovy
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Sybase
2 2 (8.33%) Zend
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) TIBCO