Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Persistence API (JPA)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 151 231
Rank change year-on-year -47 +80 -23
Permanent jobs citing JPA 32 48 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.56% 1.03% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% 2.67% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 8
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £54,375 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.24% +46.96% -7.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £41,550 £26,450
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%

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 2,281 1,800 2,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.27% 38.67% 35.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,586 1,163 1,399
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,350
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -38 17 £42,500 -29.17% 3
Glasgow -17 15 £47,500 +5.56% 1
JPA
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 31 (96.88%) Hibernate
2 27 (84.38%) Java
3 26 (81.25%) HTML
4 25 (78.13%) JavaScript
5 22 (68.75%) Spring
6 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (59.38%) HTML5
7 18 (56.25%) Bash Shell
7 18 (56.25%) Test Automation
7 18 (56.25%) Cucumber
7 18 (56.25%) Selenium
7 18 (56.25%) Multithreading
7 18 (56.25%) UML
8 17 (53.13%) Tomcat
9 16 (50.00%) TDD
9 16 (50.00%) BDD
9 16 (50.00%) MongoDB
9 16 (50.00%) NoSQL
10 15 (46.88%) Puppet
10 15 (46.88%) Redis
10 15 (46.88%) Riak
10 15 (46.88%) Cobbler
10 15 (46.88%) RabbitMQ
10 15 (46.88%) Kafka
10 15 (46.88%) AMQP
10 15 (46.88%) Hadoop
10 15 (46.88%) System Testing
10 15 (46.88%) Kanban
10 15 (46.88%) Integration Testing
10 15 (46.88%) Jetty

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 17 (53.13%) Tomcat
2 15 (46.88%) JBoss
2 15 (46.88%) Jetty
2 15 (46.88%) WebLogic
2 15 (46.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (6.25%) Confluence
5 1 (3.13%) Apache
5 1 (3.13%) CMS
5 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.13%) nginx
5 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.13%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) npm
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) AMQP
2 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 16 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 15 (46.88%) Couchbase
2 15 (46.88%) Hadoop
2 15 (46.88%) Redis
2 15 (46.88%) Riak
3 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Cucumber
1 18 (56.25%) Selenium
2 15 (46.88%) FitNesse
2 15 (46.88%) Vagrant
3 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.75%) Maven
4 5 (15.63%) Artifactory
4 5 (15.63%) TeamCity
5 4 (12.50%) JUnit
6 3 (9.38%) Log4j
7 2 (6.25%) JIRA
7 2 (6.25%) JMeter
8 1 (3.13%) Ant
8 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
8 1 (3.13%) Gatling
8 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
8 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
8 1 (3.13%) Subversion
8 1 (3.13%) The Grinder
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Advertising
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Multimedia
2 3 (9.38%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Local Government
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 19 (59.38%) Java Developer
3 12 (37.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Designer
4 3 (9.38%) DevOps Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (9.38%) Senior DevOps Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Applications Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.13%) React Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Web Development Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) Hibernate
2 26 (81.25%) HTML
3 22 (68.75%) Spring
4 19 (59.38%) HTML5
5 15 (46.88%) JMS
5 15 (46.88%) Kafka
5 15 (46.88%) RabbitMQ
5 15 (46.88%) TIBCO EMS
5 15 (46.88%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (18.75%) RESTful
7 4 (12.50%) Apache OpenJPA
7 4 (12.50%) CSS
7 4 (12.50%) Web Services
8 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
8 3 (9.38%) Apache Flex
8 3 (9.38%) CSS3
8 3 (9.38%) JDBC
8 3 (9.38%) jQuery
8 3 (9.38%) REST
9 2 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.13%) Digital Signage
1 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Multithreading
2 18 (56.25%) Test Automation
2 18 (56.25%) UML
3 16 (50.00%) BDD
3 16 (50.00%) TDD
4 15 (46.88%) Concurrent Programming
4 15 (46.88%) DSDM
4 15 (46.88%) Integration Testing
4 15 (46.88%) Kanban
4 15 (46.88%) RUP
4 15 (46.88%) Scrum
4 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
4 15 (46.88%) System Testing
5 7 (21.88%) SOA
6 6 (18.75%) DevOps
7 5 (15.63%) Microservices
7 5 (15.63%) MVC
7 5 (15.63%) Web Development
8 4 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) Java
2 25 (78.13%) JavaScript
3 18 (56.25%) Bash Shell
4 15 (46.88%) Python
4 15 (46.88%) Ruby
5 5 (15.63%) SQL
6 3 (9.38%) PHP
6 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.25%) TypeScript
8 1 (3.13%) Clojure
8 1 (3.13%) Erlang
8 1 (3.13%) F#
8 1 (3.13%) Haskell
8 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) QA
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (3.13%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (46.88%) Ansible
1 15 (46.88%) Cobbler
1 15 (46.88%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (46.88%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) IBM
1 15 (46.88%) TIBCO
2 8 (25.00%) Informatica
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk
5 1 (3.13%) VMware