Period
to 24 May 2018

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 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Persistence API (JPA)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 168 226
Rank change year-on-year -50 +58 -72
Permanent jobs citing JPA 16 37 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.28% 0.79% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 1.91% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 2
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +42.86% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,175 £46,250 £38,850
90th Percentile £62,000 £62,500 £45,950
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

JPA is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,299 1,933 2,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.31% 41.22% 36.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,641 1,238 1,279
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,250 £28,640 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing JPA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JPA in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 24 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -37 10 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Glasgow - 5 £47,500 - 4
JPA
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing JPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for JPA.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) Hibernate
3 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (62.50%) HTML
4 8 (50.00%) Spring
5 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) JBoss
5 7 (43.75%) UML
5 7 (43.75%) Multithreading
6 6 (37.50%) HTML5
6 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
6 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 6 (37.50%) Ansible
6 6 (37.50%) Docker
7 5 (31.25%) Vagrant
7 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (31.25%) Concurrent Programming
7 5 (31.25%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (31.25%) Ruby
7 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
7 5 (31.25%) TDD
7 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (31.25%) TIBCO
7 5 (31.25%) Scrum
7 5 (31.25%) DSDM
7 5 (31.25%) Python
7 5 (31.25%) RUP
7 5 (31.25%) JMS
7 5 (31.25%) IBM
7 5 (31.25%) WebLogic

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 7 (43.75%) JBoss
2 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 5 (31.25%) Jetty
3 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
3 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
4 3 (18.75%) Confluence
5 2 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (6.25%) nginx
6 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (6.25%) Tornado
6 1 (6.25%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) AMQP
2 1 (6.25%) ATM
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Couchbase
1 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
1 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
1 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
1 5 (31.25%) Redis
1 5 (31.25%) Riak
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Hazelcast
3 1 (6.25%) Infinispan
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
1 5 (31.25%) FitNesse
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
1 5 (31.25%) Vagrant
2 3 (18.75%) Artifactory
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 2 (12.50%) JMeter
3 2 (12.50%) Maven
3 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) Gatling
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
4 1 (6.25%) The Grinder
General
1 3 (18.75%) Advertising
2 2 (12.50%) Local Government
2 2 (12.50%) Multimedia
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
1 11 (68.75%) Java Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Designer
2 2 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) React Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) Hibernate
2 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) Spring
4 6 (37.50%) HTML5
5 5 (31.25%) JMS
5 5 (31.25%) Kafka
5 5 (31.25%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (31.25%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (25.00%) jQuery
7 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 3 (18.75%) Apache OpenJPA
8 2 (12.50%) jBPM
8 2 (12.50%) JSON
8 2 (12.50%) JSP
8 2 (12.50%) React
8 2 (12.50%) RESTful
8 2 (12.50%) Servlets
8 2 (12.50%) XML
9 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
1 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
1 1 (6.25%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Multithreading
1 7 (43.75%) UML
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) BDD
3 5 (31.25%) Concurrent Programming
3 5 (31.25%) Deployment Automation
3 5 (31.25%) DSDM
3 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Kanban
3 5 (31.25%) RUP
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) System Testing
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (25.00%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) DevOps
5 3 (18.75%) Domain Models
5 3 (18.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
3 5 (31.25%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby
4 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 2 (12.50%) Java 8
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Clojure
6 1 (6.25%) Erlang
6 1 (6.25%) F#
6 1 (6.25%) Haskell
6 1 (6.25%) Scala
6 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (6.25%) VirtualBox
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Ansible
2 5 (31.25%) Cobbler
2 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (31.25%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) HAProxy
3 1 (6.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) IBM
1 5 (31.25%) TIBCO
2 4 (25.00%) Informatica
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Splunk
4 1 (6.25%) VMware