Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Persistence API (JPA)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 206 192
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14 +24
Permanent jobs citing JPA 38 29 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.71% 0.51% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.76% 1.32% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 14
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -2.70% +25.00%
10th Percentile £45,500 £28,650 £36,775
90th Percentile £62,000 £53,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 2,158 2,189 1,954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.08% 38.59% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,423 1,412 1,235
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £59,350
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +7 17 £45,000 - 3
Glasgow -10 12 £50,000 - 2
South Lanarkshire - 8 £55,000 -
Dundee - 1 - -
JPA
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 38 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (89.47%) HTML
3 32 (84.21%) Hibernate
4 25 (65.79%) JSP
5 21 (55.26%) Spring
6 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
7 18 (47.37%) CSS
7 18 (47.37%) Software Engineering
8 17 (44.74%) UML
8 17 (44.74%) AngularJS
9 16 (42.11%) Tomcat
9 16 (42.11%) Servlets
9 16 (42.11%) Oracle
9 16 (42.11%) jQuery
10 15 (39.47%) SQL
10 15 (39.47%) XML
10 15 (39.47%) Docker
11 14 (36.84%) WebLogic
11 14 (36.84%) EJB
11 14 (36.84%) WebSphere
11 14 (36.84%) Apache OpenJPA
11 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
12 13 (34.21%) Relational Database
13 12 (31.58%) RESTful
13 12 (31.58%) JSON
13 12 (31.58%) MySQL
14 11 (28.95%) JMeter
14 11 (28.95%) JUnit
14 11 (28.95%) JBoss
14 11 (28.95%) EJB 3.0

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 (42.11%) Tomcat
2 14 (36.84%) WebLogic
2 14 (36.84%) WebSphere
3 11 (28.95%) JBoss
4 9 (23.68%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (23.68%) WildFly
5 4 (10.53%) Jetty
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) AMQP
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) Relational Database
2 12 (31.58%) MySQL
3 9 (23.68%) MariaDB
3 9 (23.68%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (10.53%) Couchbase
4 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.53%) Redis
5 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.89%) Riak
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 11 (28.95%) JMeter
2 11 (28.95%) JUnit
3 10 (26.32%) Eclipse
3 10 (26.32%) Gradle
4 9 (23.68%) Android Studio
4 9 (23.68%) Ant
4 9 (23.68%) Subversion
5 6 (15.79%) Maven
6 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
6 4 (10.53%) Selenium
7 3 (7.89%) FitNesse
7 3 (7.89%) Hudson
7 3 (7.89%) Vagrant
8 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.63%) FishEye
9 1 (2.63%) JIRA
9 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Law
1 2 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Software Engineer
2 16 (42.11%) Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (28.95%) Java Engineer
4 11 (28.95%) Java Software Engineer
4 11 (28.95%) Senior Java Engineer
4 11 (28.95%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 10 (26.32%) Java Developer
6 8 (21.05%) Development Engineer
6 8 (21.05%) Principal Engineer
6 8 (21.05%) Principal Software Engineer
6 8 (21.05%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Architect
9 2 (5.26%) Graduate
9 2 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (89.47%) HTML
2 32 (84.21%) Hibernate
3 25 (65.79%) JSP
4 21 (55.26%) Spring
5 18 (47.37%) CSS
6 17 (44.74%) AngularJS
7 16 (42.11%) jQuery
7 16 (42.11%) Servlets
8 15 (39.47%) XML
9 14 (36.84%) Apache OpenJPA
9 14 (36.84%) EJB
10 12 (31.58%) JSON
10 12 (31.58%) RESTful
11 11 (28.95%) EJB 3.0
12 10 (26.32%) Struts
13 9 (23.68%) Spring Boot
13 9 (23.68%) Struts2
14 7 (18.42%) JMS
15 6 (15.79%) REST
16 5 (13.16%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.26%) Clustering
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Android
1 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 17 (44.74%) UML
3 11 (28.95%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.68%) Android Development
5 9 (23.68%) iOS Development
5 9 (23.68%) Microservices
5 9 (23.68%) Unified Process
6 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
6 8 (21.05%) IT Strategy
6 8 (21.05%) TDD
7 7 (18.42%) Scrum
8 6 (15.79%) BDD
9 5 (13.16%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (10.53%) Front End Development
10 4 (10.53%) OO
10 4 (10.53%) SOA
11 3 (7.89%) Concurrent Programming
11 3 (7.89%) Deployment Automation
11 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 15 (39.47%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.53%) Java 8
4 4 (10.53%) Python
4 4 (10.53%) Ruby
4 4 (10.53%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.53%) Puppet
3 3 (7.89%) Ansible
3 3 (7.89%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) IBM
2 3 (7.89%) Informatica
2 3 (7.89%) TIBCO
3 2 (5.26%) Google
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.26%) Yahoo!