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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 206 179 189
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +10
Permanent jobs citing JPA 13 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.41% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 1.09% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 2
Average salary £47,000 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.30% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £38,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1803 1827 2064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.39% 37.28% 43.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1662 1608 1878
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JPA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

JPA Salary Histogram 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 22 December 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
(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 - 9 £40,000 -
Warwickshire -8 2 £53,750 +2.38%
Coventry - 1 £45,000 -
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) Spring
3 14 (63.64%) EJB
4 13 (59.09%) SQL
5 12 (54.55%) Java EE
6 11 (50.00%) HTML
6 11 (50.00%) CSS
6 11 (50.00%) GlassFish
7 10 (45.45%) Relational Database
7 10 (45.45%) JMS
7 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
8 9 (40.91%) JBoss
9 8 (36.36%) JSP
9 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
9 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
9 8 (36.36%) EJB 3.0
10 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (31.82%) Eclipse
10 7 (31.82%) Oracle
10 7 (31.82%) OO
11 6 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
11 6 (27.27%) MySQL
11 6 (27.27%) Subversion
11 6 (27.27%) Degree
11 6 (27.27%) Java SE
12 5 (22.73%) Web Development
12 5 (22.73%) Hudson
12 5 (22.73%) CSS3
12 5 (22.73%) Jenkins

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 11 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 9 (40.91%) JBoss
3 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
4 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 6 (27.27%) MySQL
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Eclipse
2 6 (27.27%) Subversion
3 5 (22.73%) Hudson
3 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
4 4 (18.18%) PVCS
4 4 (18.18%) Toad
5 3 (13.64%) Selenium
5 3 (13.64%) RSpec
5 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
5 3 (13.64%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (9.09%) Maven
6 2 (9.09%) JIRA
6 2 (9.09%) WATIR
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) J2EE Team Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) Spring
2 14 (63.64%) EJB
3 12 (54.55%) Java EE
4 11 (50.00%) CSS
4 11 (50.00%) HTML
5 10 (45.45%) JMS
6 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
6 8 (36.36%) JSP
6 8 (36.36%) EJB 3.0
7 6 (27.27%) Java SE
8 5 (22.73%) CSS3
8 5 (22.73%) J2EE
9 4 (18.18%) Web Services
9 4 (18.18%) XML
9 4 (18.18%) Servlets
9 4 (18.18%) JSF
9 4 (18.18%) GWT
10 3 (13.64%) RESTful
10 3 (13.64%) HTML5
10 3 (13.64%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Open Source
2 3 (13.64%) Web 2.0
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 7 (31.82%) OO
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (22.73%) Web Development
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) SOA
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.55%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
4 3 (13.64%) Groovy
5 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Zend
4 2 (9.09%) Google
4 2 (9.09%) Sybase