The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Persistence API (JPA)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 60 67
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7  
Permanent jobs citing JPA 1 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.18% 1.57% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 4.35% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +21.95%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 232 253 208
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 41.43% 36.14% 32.30%
Number of salaries quoted 212 204 178
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

JPA
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for JPA in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for JPA.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) Web Services
1 14 (100.00%) Spring
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (71.43%) REST
2 10 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) SOAP
2 10 (71.43%) HND
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Advertising
3 7 (50.00%) Apache Camel
4 4 (28.57%) Feasibility Study
4 4 (28.57%) Spring Web Flow
4 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Ajax
4 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 4 (28.57%) Web Development
4 4 (28.57%) Java EE
4 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 4 (28.57%) Banking
4 4 (28.57%) JMeter
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) JSF
4 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 4 (28.57%) HTML

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 4 (28.57%) JMeter
2 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (50.00%) Advertising
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
1 10 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst Programmer
2 4 (28.57%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
2 4 (28.57%) J2EE Programmer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Analyst Programmer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Programmer
2 4 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Analyst Programmer
2 4 (28.57%) Programmer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior J2EE Analyst Programmer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Java Analyst Programmer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Java Programmer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Programme Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) Spring
1 14 (100.00%) Web Services
2 10 (71.43%) REST
2 10 (71.43%) SOAP
3 7 (50.00%) Apache Camel
4 4 (28.57%) Ajax
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) J2EE
4 4 (28.57%) Java EE
4 4 (28.57%) JSF
4 4 (28.57%) Spring Web Flow
4 4 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Feasibility Study
2 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (71.43%) HND
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Atlassian