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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 822 827 835
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing OCA 24 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.021% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.080% 0.078% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 11
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £29,800 £37,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,600 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -35.00%
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
29878 26792 27166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.55% 27.25% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23951 21354 22478
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £65,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +44 15 £57,500 +4.54% 2
South East -33 3 - - 11
West Midlands - 3 £45,000 - 8
North West - 2 £38,750 - 6
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 - 2
OCA
UK

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 50 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 48 (96.00%) Oracle
3 33 (66.00%) Linux
4 31 (62.00%) OCP
4 31 (62.00%) Oracle Database
5 30 (60.00%) Red Hat
6 28 (56.00%) Oracle RAC
7 27 (54.00%) SQL
7 27 (54.00%) Data Guard
8 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
8 24 (48.00%) Oracle RMAN
9 22 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
11 19 (38.00%) PL/SQL
11 19 (38.00%) Perl
11 19 (38.00%) UNIX
11 19 (38.00%) Solaris
12 18 (36.00%) Oracle Database 10g
12 18 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (34.00%) Finance
13 17 (34.00%) Clustering
13 17 (34.00%) SAN
14 16 (32.00%) Degree
15 15 (30.00%) Windows
16 13 (26.00%) VMware
16 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (24.00%) MySQL
18 11 (22.00%) Time Management
19 10 (20.00%) Computer Science
19 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

OCA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 3 (6.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.00%) JBoss
2 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) SAN
2 10 (20.00%) NAS
3 4 (8.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (62.00%) Oracle Database
2 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (36.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (24.00%) MySQL
5 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (12.00%) OLTP
8 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
8 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (6.00%) MS Access
9 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (4.00%) DB2
11 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (2.00%) SQLPlus
11 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (2.00%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (2.00%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Marketing
3 5 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) DBA
2 18 (36.00%) Administrator
3 12 (24.00%) Oracle DBA
4 10 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Support Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) Database Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Data Administrator
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Support Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Applications Support
8 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.00%) Senior DBA
9 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Analyst
10 1 (2.00%) Consultant
10 1 (2.00%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) XML
2 3 (6.00%) ODBC
3 2 (4.00%) Java SE
4 1 (2.00%) CSS
4 1 (2.00%) JSON
4 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Clustering
2 10 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (14.00%) Replication
4 5 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (10.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 5 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (6.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 33 (66.00%) Linux
2 22 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (38.00%) UNIX
3 19 (38.00%) Solaris
4 15 (30.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.00%) VMS
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (22.00%) Time Management
3 10 (20.00%) ITIL
4 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (14.00%) Database Security
4 7 (14.00%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (12.00%) ITIL V3
5 6 (12.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (12.00%) Programme Management
6 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 5 (10.00%) Line Management
7 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.00%) High Availability
8 2 (4.00%) Web Development
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.00%) OO
9 1 (2.00%) SOA
9 1 (2.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) SQL
2 19 (38.00%) PL/SQL
2 19 (38.00%) Perl
3 6 (12.00%) Java
4 3 (6.00%) PHP
4 3 (6.00%) C++
4 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.00%) XPath
5 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 31 (62.00%) OCP
3 16 (32.00%) Degree
4 10 (20.00%) RHCSA
5 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.00%) MCP
6 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.00%) MCDBA
6 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.00%) VCP4
7 2 (4.00%) OCAJ
8 1 (2.00%) CISSP
8 1 (2.00%) MCTS
8 1 (2.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (56.00%) Oracle RAC
2 24 (48.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 27 (54.00%) Data Guard
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 48 (96.00%) Oracle
2 30 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (26.00%) VMware
5 10 (20.00%) Veritas
6 4 (8.00%) Remedy
7 3 (6.00%) Business Objects
7 3 (6.00%) LANDesk
7 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco
9 1 (2.00%) Sun
9 1 (2.00%) HP
9 1 (2.00%) EMC
9 1 (2.00%) F5
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
QA Limited
Salary: £173.25 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
QA Limited
Salary: £144.38 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
QA Limited
Salary: £250.12 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
East London
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
QA Limited
Salary: £105.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
QA Limited
Salary: £120.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
QA Limited
Salary: £153.75 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
QA Limited
Salary: £155.25 - £242.62 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Belper, Derbyshire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
QA Limited
Salary: £144.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago