The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 199 207 158
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -49
Permanent jobs citing JPA 4 9 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.076% 0.16% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.44% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 33
Average salary £51,250 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £39,500 £45,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,500 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1975 2054 1991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.53% 36.99% 40.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1680 1828 1757
Average salary £37,000 £35,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.22% -2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
JPA
England

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 22 July 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
Warwickshire - 3 £52,500 -
Worcestershire -4 1 £42,500 -
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 16 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) Spring
3 11 (68.75%) JBoss
4 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 9 (56.25%) Hibernate
5 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (50.00%) TDD
5 8 (50.00%) J2EE
5 8 (50.00%) MySQL
5 8 (50.00%) Oracle
5 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (50.00%) Hudson
6 7 (43.75%) HTML
6 7 (43.75%) CSS
7 6 (37.50%) PHP
7 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
7 6 (37.50%) Eclipse
7 6 (37.50%) RESTful
8 5 (31.25%) GlassFish
8 5 (31.25%) HTML5
8 5 (31.25%) Selenium
8 5 (31.25%) Groovy
8 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
8 5 (31.25%) CSS3
8 5 (31.25%) JMS
8 5 (31.25%) Web Services
8 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
9 4 (25.00%) Subversion
9 4 (25.00%) Web Development

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (31.25%) GlassFish
3 4 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) CMS
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Google App Engine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Hudson
2 6 (37.50%) Eclipse
3 5 (31.25%) Selenium
3 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
4 4 (25.00%) Subversion
4 4 (25.00%) Ant
5 3 (18.75%) RSpec
5 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
5 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
5 3 (18.75%) JUnit
6 2 (12.50%) WATIR
7 1 (6.25%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (6.25%) Toad
7 1 (6.25%) PVCS
7 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Java Developer
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) Spring
2 9 (56.25%) Hibernate
3 8 (50.00%) J2EE
4 7 (43.75%) HTML
4 7 (43.75%) CSS
5 6 (37.50%) RESTful
6 5 (31.25%) HTML5
6 5 (31.25%) CSS3
6 5 (31.25%) JMS
6 5 (31.25%) Web Services
7 4 (25.00%) Java EE
7 4 (25.00%) Yii
8 3 (18.75%) GWT
8 3 (18.75%) EJB 3.0
8 3 (18.75%) REST
8 3 (18.75%) JAX-RS
8 3 (18.75%) RESTEasy
8 3 (18.75%) EJB
8 3 (18.75%) XMLBeans
9 2 (12.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.25%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Web Development
3 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
5 2 (12.50%) Business Development
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) PHP
5 5 (31.25%) Groovy
6 1 (6.25%) Scala
6 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) JBoss
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Zend
4 3 (18.75%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) hybris
5 1 (6.25%) Demandware
5 1 (6.25%) ATG
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe
5 1 (6.25%) Intershop
5 1 (6.25%) Endeca