The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Persistence API (JPA)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 159 127
Rank change year-on-year +7 -32  
Permanent jobs citing JPA 5 3 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.19% 0.11% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.29% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 15
Median salary - £42,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.52%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1038 1050 1118
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 38.54% 37.08% 35.51%
Number of salaries quoted 684 552 692
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

JPA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for JPA in Scotland

JPA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 3 - -
Edinburgh -6 2 - -
JPA
UK

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for JPA.

1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (97.06%) Hibernate
3 19 (55.88%) Spring
3 19 (55.88%) J2EE
4 18 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (50.00%) RichFaces
5 17 (50.00%) SOA
5 17 (50.00%) Maven
5 17 (50.00%) Subversion
6 16 (47.06%) Apache
6 16 (47.06%) Oracle
7 15 (44.12%) JSP
7 15 (44.12%) Servlets
7 15 (44.12%) Finance
8 14 (41.18%) CMS
8 14 (41.18%) OO
8 14 (41.18%) Web Services
8 14 (41.18%) Android
8 14 (41.18%) Alterian
8 14 (41.18%) NoSQL
8 14 (41.18%) Apple iOS
8 14 (41.18%) Web Application Development
9 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
9 13 (38.24%) Mobile App
10 12 (35.29%) Domain Models
10 12 (35.29%) Ruby on Rails
10 12 (35.29%) Use Case
10 12 (35.29%) Bash Shell
10 12 (35.29%) .NET
10 12 (35.29%) Perl

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 16 (47.06%) Apache
2 14 (41.18%) CMS
3 12 (35.29%) Tomcat
4 11 (32.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (29.41%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) NoSQL
2 9 (26.47%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.82%) MySQL
4 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Maven
1 17 (50.00%) Subversion
2 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
3 5 (14.71%) JUnit
4 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
4 3 (8.82%) HttpUnit
4 3 (8.82%) JMeter
5 2 (5.88%) Ant
6 1 (2.94%) FishEye
6 1 (2.94%) Gradle
6 1 (2.94%) JIRA
6 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 19 (55.88%) Java Developer
3 12 (35.29%) Architect
4 6 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (17.65%) Technical Architect
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Java Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Lead Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Lead Software Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) SOA Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Lead Architect
9 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) Hibernate
2 19 (55.88%) J2EE
2 19 (55.88%) Spring
3 17 (50.00%) RichFaces
4 15 (44.12%) JSP
4 15 (44.12%) Servlets
5 14 (41.18%) Web Services
6 12 (35.29%) .NET
6 12 (35.29%) JSF
6 12 (35.29%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (29.41%) Apache CXF
7 10 (29.41%) XML
8 9 (26.47%) Drools
9 8 (23.53%) SOAP
10 6 (17.65%) Apache OpenJPA
11 5 (14.71%) HTML
11 5 (14.71%) Java EE
11 5 (14.71%) Spring Batch
11 5 (14.71%) XSD
11 5 (14.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Mobile App
2 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Android
1 14 (41.18%) Apple iOS
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Solaris
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (50.00%) SOA
3 14 (41.18%) OO
3 14 (41.18%) Web Application Development
4 12 (35.29%) Domain Models
4 12 (35.29%) UML
4 12 (35.29%) Use Case
5 11 (32.35%) Android Development
5 11 (32.35%) BPMN
5 11 (32.35%) iOS Development
5 11 (32.35%) Wireframes
6 9 (26.47%) Mentoring
7 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (23.53%) Data Modelling
7 8 (23.53%) Open Source
8 6 (17.65%) Logical Data Model
8 6 (17.65%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (14.71%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) Bash Shell
2 12 (35.29%) Perl
2 12 (35.29%) PHP
2 12 (35.29%) Ruby
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 7 (20.59%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Oracle
2 14 (41.18%) Alterian
3 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.88%) Perforce
5 1 (2.94%) Google