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

Java Persistence API (JPA)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 91 55
Rank change year-on-year +15 -36  
Permanent jobs citing JPA 16 3 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.45% 0.23% 3.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.60% 0.78% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 19
Median salary £60,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.57% +3.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 445 385 478
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 40.31% 29.71% 34.99%
Number of salaries quoted 290 252 301
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,705 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

JPA
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for JPA in Edinburgh

JPA
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JPA in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for JPA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for JPA.

1 40 (97.56%) Java
2 34 (82.93%) Hibernate
3 25 (60.98%) SOA
4 24 (58.54%) RichFaces
5 22 (53.66%) JSF
5 22 (53.66%) UML
5 22 (53.66%) Use Case
6 21 (51.22%) Domain Models
6 21 (51.22%) OO
7 20 (48.78%) Oracle
8 19 (46.34%) Spring
8 19 (46.34%) Apache CXF
9 17 (41.46%) J2EE
9 17 (41.46%) Apache
9 17 (41.46%) Finance
10 16 (39.02%) Web Services
10 16 (39.02%) BPMN
10 16 (39.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (34.15%) Alterian
12 14 (34.15%) Subversion
12 14 (34.15%) CMS
12 14 (34.15%) JSP
12 14 (34.15%) Servlets
12 14 (34.15%) JBoss
12 14 (34.15%) Android
12 14 (34.15%) Apple iOS
12 14 (34.15%) Web Application Development
12 14 (34.15%) Wireframes
13 13 (31.71%) NoSQL

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 17 (41.46%) Apache
2 16 (39.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (34.15%) CMS
3 14 (34.15%) JBoss
4 12 (29.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) NoSQL
2 12 (29.27%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.32%) MySQL
4 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Subversion
2 13 (31.71%) Jenkins
2 13 (31.71%) Maven
3 3 (7.32%) HttpUnit
3 3 (7.32%) JMeter
3 3 (7.32%) JUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Ant
5 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Architect
2 17 (41.46%) Developer
3 15 (36.59%) Java Developer
4 12 (29.27%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (26.83%) Technical Architect
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Lead Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.88%) Java Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Business Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (82.93%) Hibernate
2 24 (58.54%) RichFaces
3 22 (53.66%) JSF
4 19 (46.34%) Apache CXF
4 19 (46.34%) Spring
5 17 (41.46%) J2EE
6 16 (39.02%) Web Services
7 14 (34.15%) JSP
7 14 (34.15%) Servlets
8 12 (29.27%) .NET
8 12 (29.27%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (21.95%) Apache OpenJPA
10 7 (17.07%) Drools
10 7 (17.07%) SOAP
10 7 (17.07%) XML
11 4 (9.76%) CGI
11 4 (9.76%) Java EE
11 4 (9.76%) Middleware
11 4 (9.76%) RESTful
11 4 (9.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Mobile App
2 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Android
1 14 (34.15%) Apple iOS
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Solaris
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) SOA
2 22 (53.66%) UML
2 22 (53.66%) Use Case
3 21 (51.22%) Domain Models
3 21 (51.22%) OO
4 16 (39.02%) BPMN
5 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (34.15%) Web Application Development
6 14 (34.15%) Wireframes
7 13 (31.71%) Data Modelling
8 12 (29.27%) Logical Data Model
8 12 (29.27%) Mentoring
8 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (26.83%) Android Development
9 11 (26.83%) iOS Development
10 9 (21.95%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (17.07%) Open Source
12 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (14.63%) Presales
13 5 (12.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (97.56%) Java
2 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
2 12 (29.27%) Perl
2 12 (29.27%) PHP
2 12 (29.27%) Ruby
3 5 (12.20%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Oracle
2 14 (34.15%) Alterian
3 12 (29.27%) Red Hat