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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Persistence API (JPA)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 155 108
Rank change year-on-year +38 -47  
Permanent jobs citing JPA 25 2 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.07% 0.067% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.53% 0.19% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 23
Median salary £55,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% +21.95%  

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 988 1075 1216
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.24% 36.28% 39.11%
Number of salaries quoted 600 705 761
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JPA in Scotland over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 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
Edinburgh +25 23 £55,000 -
Dundee - 1 - -
JPA
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 54 (98.18%) Java
2 45 (81.82%) Hibernate
3 39 (70.91%) SOA
4 36 (65.45%) RichFaces
5 31 (56.36%) OO
6 30 (54.55%) UML
6 30 (54.55%) JSF
6 30 (54.55%) Use Case
7 29 (52.73%) Domain Models
8 27 (49.09%) Oracle
9 26 (47.27%) Web Services
9 26 (47.27%) Apache CXF
10 24 (43.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 23 (41.82%) BPMN
12 22 (40.00%) JBoss
13 21 (38.18%) Red Hat
13 21 (38.18%) Wireframes
14 20 (36.36%) Mentoring
14 20 (36.36%) Spring
15 19 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (32.73%) J2EE
17 17 (30.91%) Finance
17 17 (30.91%) Subversion
18 16 (29.09%) Maven
18 16 (29.09%) Oracle BPM
18 16 (29.09%) Data Modelling
18 16 (29.09%) Relational Database
19 15 (27.27%) Logical Data Model
19 15 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
19 15 (27.27%) Apache

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 24 (43.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 22 (40.00%) JBoss
3 15 (27.27%) Apache
4 12 (21.82%) CMS
5 11 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) Relational Database
2 12 (21.82%) NoSQL
3 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Subversion
2 16 (29.09%) Maven
3 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.45%) JUnit
6 2 (3.64%) HttpUnit
6 2 (3.64%) JMeter
7 1 (1.82%) Ant
7 1 (1.82%) FishEye
7 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.82%) Gradle
7 1 (1.82%) JIRA
7 1 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (30.91%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Architect
2 22 (40.00%) Developer
3 21 (38.18%) Java Developer
4 15 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (21.82%) Technical Architect
6 6 (10.91%) Java Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Software Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Lead Architect
8 4 (7.27%) Lead Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (7.27%) SOA Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Technical Leader
9 3 (5.45%) Designer
9 3 (5.45%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (81.82%) Hibernate
2 36 (65.45%) RichFaces
3 30 (54.55%) JSF
4 26 (47.27%) Apache CXF
4 26 (47.27%) Web Services
5 20 (36.36%) Spring
6 18 (32.73%) J2EE
7 14 (25.45%) Apache OpenJPA
7 14 (25.45%) Servlets
8 13 (23.64%) Drools
8 13 (23.64%) JSP
9 11 (20.00%) .NET
9 11 (20.00%) Java EE
9 11 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 11 (20.00%) SOAP
9 11 (20.00%) XML
10 9 (16.36%) XSD
11 8 (14.55%) HTML
12 7 (12.73%) Spring Batch
13 5 (9.09%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Android
1 12 (21.82%) Apple iOS
2 7 (12.73%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Solaris
4 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (70.91%) SOA
2 31 (56.36%) OO
3 30 (54.55%) UML
3 30 (54.55%) Use Case
4 29 (52.73%) Domain Models
5 23 (41.82%) BPMN
6 21 (38.18%) Wireframes
7 20 (36.36%) Mentoring
8 19 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (29.09%) Data Modelling
10 15 (27.27%) Logical Data Model
10 15 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (25.45%) OOA/OOD
12 12 (21.82%) Web Application Development
13 11 (20.00%) Open Source
13 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
14 10 (18.18%) Android Development
14 10 (18.18%) iOS Development
14 10 (18.18%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 54 (98.18%) Java
2 12 (21.82%) SQL
3 11 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 11 (20.00%) Perl
3 11 (20.00%) PHP
3 11 (20.00%) Ruby
4 9 (16.36%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Oracle
2 21 (38.18%) Red Hat
3 12 (21.82%) Alterian
4 1 (1.82%) Google