The table below looks at the statistics for OCA in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCA over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 867 854 842
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Permanent jobs citing OCA 16 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.038% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.057% 0.14% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 26
Average salary £48,750 £48,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,050 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
OCA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28267 30447 29309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.39% 27.21% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22284 24566 23908
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OCA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OCA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

OCA Jobs Demand Trend in England

OCA
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OCA across the England region.

OCA Salary Trend in England

OCA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OCA across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

OCA Salary Histogram in England

OCA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCA within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +35 9 £57,500 +15.00%
South East -14 4 - -
North West - 2 £38,750 -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
OCA
UK

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing OCA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OCA.

1 41 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 40 (97.56%) Oracle
3 30 (73.17%) Linux
4 29 (70.73%) Red Hat
5 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
6 24 (58.54%) Oracle Database
7 22 (53.66%) OCP
7 22 (53.66%) SQL
8 21 (51.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (48.78%) Data Guard
9 20 (48.78%) Oracle RAC
10 18 (43.90%) Oracle RMAN
10 18 (43.90%) Solaris
11 17 (41.46%) UNIX
11 17 (41.46%) Finance
11 17 (41.46%) Degree
12 15 (36.59%) Clustering
12 15 (36.59%) Windows
13 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
14 13 (31.71%) VMware
14 13 (31.71%) PL/SQL
14 13 (31.71%) Perl
14 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (31.71%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (29.27%) Time Management
15 12 (29.27%) MySQL
16 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
16 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
17 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services

OCA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing OCA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.76%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) JBoss
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) SAN
2 9 (21.95%) NAS
3 4 (9.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (58.54%) Oracle Database
2 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
3 12 (29.27%) MySQL
4 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (9.76%) MS Access
6 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
6 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.44%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Marketing
3 5 (12.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) DBA
2 14 (34.15%) Administrator
3 10 (24.39%) Oracle DBA
4 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Database Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Technical Support
7 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
7 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior DBA
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.44%) SQL DBA
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) XML
1 4 (9.76%) ODBC
2 2 (4.88%) Java SE
3 1 (2.44%) JSON
3 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Clustering
2 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.20%) Freedom of Information
3 5 (12.20%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (12.20%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Linux
2 21 (51.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (43.90%) Solaris
4 17 (41.46%) UNIX
5 15 (36.59%) Windows
6 1 (2.44%) HPUX
6 1 (2.44%) VMS
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (29.27%) Time Management
3 7 (17.07%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (17.07%) Database Security
4 6 (14.63%) ITIL
4 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (14.63%) Programme Management
5 5 (12.20%) Data Protection
5 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.20%) Line Management
6 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.88%) Web Development
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.88%) OO
8 1 (2.44%) SOA
8 1 (2.44%) ETL
8 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) SQL
2 13 (31.71%) PL/SQL
2 13 (31.71%) Perl
3 6 (14.63%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.32%) XPath
5 3 (7.32%) C++
5 3 (7.32%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 22 (53.66%) OCP
3 17 (41.46%) Degree
4 9 (21.95%) RHCSA
5 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (9.76%) MCP
6 4 (9.76%) MCDBA
6 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.88%) OCAJ
8 1 (2.44%) MCTS
8 1 (2.44%) MCITP
System Software
1 20 (48.78%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (48.78%) Data Guard
2 18 (43.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) Oracle
2 29 (70.73%) Red Hat
3 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
4 13 (31.71%) VMware
5 9 (21.95%) Veritas
6 4 (9.76%) LANDesk
6 4 (9.76%) Remedy
6 4 (9.76%) Business Objects
7 3 (7.32%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.44%) F5
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco
8 1 (2.44%) Sun
8 1 (2.44%) HP
8 1 (2.44%) EMC