The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for JPA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Persistence API (JPA)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 139 107
Rank change year-on-year +22 -32  
Permanent jobs citing JPA 16 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.83% 0.043% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.31% 0.16% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 10
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  

JPA is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 694 642 679
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 35.88% 27.45% 33.76%
Number of salaries quoted 602 535 587
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing JPA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for JPA in Birmingham

JPA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for JPA in Birmingham

JPA
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JPA in Birmingham over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for JPA in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing JPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for JPA.

1 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) Spring
2 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) TDD
2 17 (94.44%) Hibernate
3 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
4 14 (77.78%) XML
5 13 (72.22%) HTML
5 13 (72.22%) JUnit
5 13 (72.22%) CSS
5 13 (72.22%) Scrum
5 13 (72.22%) Finance
5 13 (72.22%) BDD
6 12 (66.67%) SQL
7 11 (61.11%) Oracle
7 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
7 11 (61.11%) MVC
8 10 (55.56%) EJB
8 10 (55.56%) XSLT
8 10 (55.56%) JMS
8 10 (55.56%) TestNG
8 10 (55.56%) Java EE
8 10 (55.56%) XPath
8 10 (55.56%) EJB 3.0
9 9 (50.00%) XML Schema
10 7 (38.89%) Maven
10 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (38.89%) REST
11 6 (33.33%) Web Services
12 5 (27.78%) SOAP

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Apache ServiceMix
1 3 (16.67%) Mule
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Drupal
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) DB2
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) Redis
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) JUnit
2 10 (55.56%) TestNG
3 7 (38.89%) Maven
4 3 (16.67%) Mockito
5 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.56%) Ant
6 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.56%) Hudson
6 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
6 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.56%) jMock
6 1 (5.56%) NetBeans
6 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
1 16 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) Spring
2 17 (94.44%) Hibernate
3 14 (77.78%) XML
4 13 (72.22%) CSS
4 13 (72.22%) HTML
5 10 (55.56%) EJB
5 10 (55.56%) EJB 3.0
5 10 (55.56%) Java EE
5 10 (55.56%) JMS
5 10 (55.56%) XSLT
6 9 (50.00%) XML Schema
7 7 (38.89%) REST
8 6 (33.33%) Web Services
9 5 (27.78%) JDBC
9 5 (27.78%) SOAP
10 4 (22.22%) Java RMI
10 4 (22.22%) JSON
10 4 (22.22%) JSP
11 3 (16.67%) OSGi
11 3 (16.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (94.44%) TDD
2 13 (72.22%) BDD
2 13 (72.22%) Scrum
3 11 (61.11%) MVC
4 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) Microservices
6 3 (16.67%) RUP
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) UML
6 3 (16.67%) Unified Process
7 2 (11.11%) Content Management
7 2 (11.11%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
7 2 (11.11%) SOA
8 1 (5.56%) Information Architecture
8 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (66.67%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) XPath
5 3 (16.67%) PHP
5 3 (16.67%) Scala
6 2 (11.11%) Ruby
7 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase