The table below looks at the statistics for OCPJP in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCPJP over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 856 899 855
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -44
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 15 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.016% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.056% 0.060% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 19
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
OCPJP
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
26734 30152 28170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.16% 27.29% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 21202 24348 23009
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OCPJP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OCPJP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OCPJP
Salary Trend in England

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

OCPJP Salary Trend in England

OCPJP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCPJP within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
East Midlands 0 6 - -
South East +2 5 £52,500 +41.89% 1
North West - 3 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
OCPJP
UK

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing OCPJP 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 OCPJP.

1 44 (95.65%) J2EE
2 42 (91.30%) Spring
3 39 (84.78%) Java
3 39 (84.78%) JavaScript
4 34 (73.91%) Sun
5 32 (69.57%) Oracle
6 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (65.22%) Web Services
8 29 (63.04%) Dojo
9 28 (60.87%) Software Engineering
9 28 (60.87%) Apache
10 27 (58.70%) Linux
11 26 (56.52%) Windows
12 25 (54.35%) SQL Server
12 25 (54.35%) Hibernate
12 25 (54.35%) jQuery
13 24 (52.17%) HTML
13 24 (52.17%) SQL
13 24 (52.17%) CSS
13 24 (52.17%) Oracle Certification
14 23 (50.00%) Degree
14 23 (50.00%) Computer Science
15 21 (45.65%) Multithreading
15 21 (45.65%) OCMJD
15 21 (45.65%) XML
16 20 (43.48%) SOAP
16 20 (43.48%) UML
16 20 (43.48%) Eclipse
17 19 (41.30%) Maven
18 18 (39.13%) Subversion

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing OCPJP 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 OCPJP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (60.87%) Apache
2 16 (34.78%) WebSphere
3 14 (30.43%) WebLogic
3 14 (30.43%) Tomcat
4 13 (28.26%) GlassFish
4 13 (28.26%) JBoss
5 6 (13.04%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (6.52%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (54.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) DB2 UDB
2 6 (13.04%) DB2
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) Eclipse
2 19 (41.30%) Maven
3 18 (39.13%) Subversion
3 18 (39.13%) JUnit
4 13 (28.26%) NetBeans
5 11 (23.91%) StarTeam
5 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
5 11 (23.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (15.22%) Ant
7 6 (13.04%) CruiseControl
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (2.17%) Toad
8 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
8 1 (2.17%) ClearQuest
8 1 (2.17%) JIRA
8 1 (2.17%) Artifactory
8 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.04%) Marketing
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (84.78%) Developer
2 35 (76.09%) Java Developer
3 21 (45.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 20 (43.48%) J2EE Developer
5 9 (19.57%) Software Engineer
6 8 (17.39%) Senior Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Support Analyst
10 1 (2.17%) Lead Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Analyst
10 1 (2.17%) Lead Java Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 1 (2.17%) C++ Software Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) Oracle Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (95.65%) J2EE
2 42 (91.30%) Spring
3 30 (65.22%) Web Services
4 29 (63.04%) Dojo
5 25 (54.35%) Hibernate
5 25 (54.35%) jQuery
6 24 (52.17%) HTML
6 24 (52.17%) CSS
7 21 (45.65%) XML
8 20 (43.48%) SOAP
9 17 (36.96%) Ajax
10 16 (34.78%) JMS
11 15 (32.61%) Servlets
12 14 (30.43%) RESTful
13 13 (28.26%) JSON
14 12 (26.09%) Struts
14 12 (26.09%) J2SE
15 11 (23.91%) JPA
15 11 (23.91%) JDBC
16 10 (21.74%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (28.26%) Clustering
3 6 (13.04%) Credit Risk
3 6 (13.04%) DataPower
3 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) GIS
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (58.70%) Linux
2 26 (56.52%) Windows
3 6 (13.04%) zOS
4 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (60.87%) Software Engineering
3 21 (45.65%) Multithreading
4 20 (43.48%) UML
5 13 (28.26%) Load Balancing
6 12 (26.09%) AOP
7 6 (13.04%) Performance Testing
7 6 (13.04%) Product Management
7 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 6 (13.04%) Open Source
7 6 (13.04%) OO
7 6 (13.04%) Migration
8 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.70%) SDLC
10 3 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (6.52%) RAD
11 2 (4.35%) Business Development
11 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.35%) OOP
12 1 (2.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 39 (84.78%) Java
1 39 (84.78%) JavaScript
2 24 (52.17%) SQL
3 14 (30.43%) C++
4 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) Oracle Certification
2 23 (50.00%) Degree
3 21 (45.65%) OCMJD
4 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
5 9 (19.57%) Sun Certification
6 7 (15.22%) OCPJWCD
7 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) Sun
2 32 (69.57%) Oracle