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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 197 184 194
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing JPA 10 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.32% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.89% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 2
Average salary £47,000 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% +25.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
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
1725 1577 2033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.36% 35.75% 42.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1584 1356 1847
Average salary £38,750 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 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
Birmingham - 8 £44,500 -
Coventry - 1 £45,000 -
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 21 (95.45%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) EJB
2 15 (68.18%) Spring
3 13 (59.09%) SQL
4 12 (54.55%) Java EE
5 10 (45.45%) GlassFish
5 10 (45.45%) Relational Database
5 10 (45.45%) HTML
5 10 (45.45%) CSS
5 10 (45.45%) JMS
6 9 (40.91%) JBoss
6 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
7 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
7 8 (36.36%) JSP
7 8 (36.36%) Oracle
7 8 (36.36%) EJB 3.0
8 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 7 (31.82%) Eclipse
8 7 (31.82%) OO
8 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (27.27%) Subversion
9 6 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 6 (27.27%) J2EE
9 6 (27.27%) Degree
9 6 (27.27%) Java SE
10 5 (22.73%) Hudson
10 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
10 5 (22.73%) MySQL
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (45.45%) GlassFish
2 9 (40.91%) JBoss
3 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
4 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 4 (18.18%) 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%) Toad
4 4 (18.18%) PVCS
5 3 (13.64%) Maven
5 3 (13.64%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (9.09%) JIRA
6 2 (9.09%) WATIR
6 2 (9.09%) Selenium
6 2 (9.09%) RSpec
6 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.55%) Ant
7 1 (4.55%) Gradle
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
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 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Software Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) J2EE Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) EJB
1 15 (68.18%) Spring
2 12 (54.55%) Java EE
3 10 (45.45%) JMS
3 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) HTML
4 8 (36.36%) JSP
4 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
4 8 (36.36%) EJB 3.0
5 6 (27.27%) Java SE
5 6 (27.27%) J2EE
6 5 (22.73%) JSF
7 4 (18.18%) Web Services
7 4 (18.18%) XML
7 4 (18.18%) Servlets
7 4 (18.18%) CSS3
7 4 (18.18%) GWT
8 3 (13.64%) JAX-RS
8 3 (13.64%) REST
8 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 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 7 (31.82%) OO
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (18.18%) Web Development
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) SOA
7 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.55%) EAI
7 1 (4.55%) OOD
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Coaching
7 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Data Virtualisation
7 1 (4.55%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) Java
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Sybase
3 2 (9.09%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) Zend
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) TIBCO