The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Persistence API (JPA)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 372 383 399
Rank change year-on-year +11 +16  
Permanent jobs citing JPA 24 65 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.88% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20 56 46
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £26,000 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £53,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5953 7415 7788
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 39.71% 38.08% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5142 6629 6762
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

JPA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for JPA in the South East

JPA
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JPA in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for JPA in the South East

JPA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Hampshire +8 8 £47,500 -2.06% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 7 £52,500 -8.69%
East Sussex 0 7 £28,000 -13.17%
Oxfordshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Sussex - 1 - - 1
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for JPA.

1 48 (97.96%) Java
2 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (75.51%) SQL
3 35 (71.43%) Spring
4 32 (65.31%) Hibernate
5 22 (44.90%) JUnit
5 22 (44.90%) J2EE
6 21 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 20 (40.82%) Oracle
8 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
9 18 (36.73%) MVC
10 16 (32.65%) Tomcat
11 15 (30.61%) Linux
12 14 (28.57%) HTML
13 13 (26.53%) TDD
14 12 (24.49%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (24.49%) Web Development
14 12 (24.49%) Unix
14 12 (24.49%) Finance
14 12 (24.49%) Jenkins
15 11 (22.45%) Scrum
15 11 (22.45%) E-Commerce
15 11 (22.45%) JSP
15 11 (22.45%) JSF
16 10 (20.41%) Subversion
16 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
16 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (20.41%) CSS
16 10 (20.41%) Web Services
16 10 (20.41%) Enterprise Software

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (32.65%) Tomcat
2 7 (14.29%) Jetty
3 5 (10.20%) GlassFish
4 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
4 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.08%) JBoss
5 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Internet
2 4 (8.16%) DNS
2 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (18.37%) MySQL
3 7 (14.29%) SQLite
4 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.12%) DB2
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.04%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 22 (44.90%) JUnit
2 21 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 12 (24.49%) Jenkins
4 10 (20.41%) Subversion
5 9 (18.37%) Maven
6 8 (16.33%) Arquillian
6 8 (16.33%) Selenium
7 6 (12.24%) Mockito
7 6 (12.24%) TestNG
8 2 (4.08%) Ant
9 1 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Local Government
4 2 (4.08%) Electronics
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (89.80%) Developer
2 38 (77.55%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Junior
3 6 (12.24%) Junior Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Junior Java Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Java Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (4.08%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Junior J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (71.43%) Spring
2 32 (65.31%) Hibernate
3 22 (44.90%) J2EE
4 14 (28.57%) HTML
5 11 (22.45%) JSF
5 11 (22.45%) JSP
6 10 (20.41%) CSS
6 10 (20.41%) Web Services
7 9 (18.37%) Java EE
7 9 (18.37%) JMS
7 9 (18.37%) XML
8 8 (16.33%) Spring MVC
9 7 (14.29%) JSTL
9 7 (14.29%) REST
10 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
10 6 (12.24%) Servlets
11 5 (10.20%) Apache Camel
11 5 (10.20%) jQuery
12 4 (8.16%) PrimeFaces
12 4 (8.16%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.12%) Robotics
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Linux
2 12 (24.49%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) MVC
3 13 (26.53%) TDD
4 12 (24.49%) Web Development
5 11 (22.45%) E-Commerce
5 11 (22.45%) Scrum
6 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
7 8 (16.33%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (16.33%) Mobile Development
8 7 (14.29%) Release Management
9 6 (12.24%) DevOps
9 6 (12.24%) Software Delivery
10 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
10 4 (8.16%) OO
10 4 (8.16%) SDLC
10 4 (8.16%) System Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (97.96%) Java
2 37 (75.51%) SQL
3 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.16%) C++
4 4 (8.16%) PHP
4 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) XPath
5 1 (2.04%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) BT
2 4 (8.16%) Terracotta
3 2 (4.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Apigee
4 1 (2.04%) hybris
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