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

Java Persistence API (JPA)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 85 93
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Permanent jobs citing JPA 3 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.35% 0.67% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 1.96% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 330 409 376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 38.64% 34.34% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 297 359 321
Median salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.79% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

JPA
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for JPA in South Wales

JPA
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Newport +3 2 - -
Cardiff -2 1 £45,000 +12.50%
JPA
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Wales region with a requirement for JPA.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
1 12 (100.00%) Spring
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 8 (66.67%) Degree
4 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (58.33%) Apache Camel
5 6 (50.00%) Java EE
5 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (50.00%) REST
5 6 (50.00%) JSF
5 6 (50.00%) HND
5 6 (50.00%) SOAP
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) Python
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Advertising
6 4 (33.33%) Perforce
6 4 (33.33%) JMX
6 4 (33.33%) Maven
6 4 (33.33%) Neo4j
6 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 4 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 4 (33.33%) RESTful
6 4 (33.33%) Release Management
6 4 (33.33%) Dependency Management
6 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 4 (33.33%) Neo4j
1 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) JMeter
General
1 4 (33.33%) Advertising
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Java Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior J2EE Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Programme Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) Spring
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) Apache Camel
3 6 (50.00%) Java EE
3 6 (50.00%) JSF
3 6 (50.00%) REST
3 6 (50.00%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) Dropwizard
4 4 (33.33%) JMX
4 4 (33.33%) RESTful
4 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot
5 2 (16.67%) Ajax
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) J2EE
5 2 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
5 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 2 (16.67%) Digital TV
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Dependency Management
4 4 (33.33%) Release Management
5 3 (25.00%) User Stories
6 2 (16.67%) Coaching
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Web Development
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) HND
3 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) Perforce
2 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Nagra