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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 861 831 855
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +24
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 27 22 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.022% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.092% 0.082% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 28
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £51,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -21.05%
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
29271 26901 31346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.93% 27.03% 28.42%
Number of salaries quoted 22897 22080 26790
Average salary £45,000 £44,145 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.93% +3.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OCPJP across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

OCPJP Salary Histogram 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 August 2014. 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
South East -16 11 £35,000 -6.66% 1
London +2 8 £35,000 -40.42% 1
East Midlands -17 6 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands -13 5 £32,500 -
North East - 3 £40,500 -
North West -13 2 £37,500 -
Yorkshire -43 2 £41,000 +9.33%
OCPJP
UK

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (97.78%) Java
2 38 (84.44%) Spring
3 33 (73.33%) Sun
3 33 (73.33%) Oracle
4 32 (71.11%) Sun Certification
4 32 (71.11%) Hibernate
5 31 (68.89%) SQL
6 29 (64.44%) J2EE
7 28 (62.22%) Struts
8 25 (55.56%) Linux
8 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
9 22 (48.89%) JSP
10 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (37.78%) Software Engineering
11 17 (37.78%) Degree
12 16 (35.56%) Computer Science
12 16 (35.56%) Ajax
13 15 (33.33%) XML
14 14 (31.11%) HTML
14 14 (31.11%) Apache
14 14 (31.11%) Tomcat
14 14 (31.11%) OCMJD
15 13 (28.89%) Web Services
16 12 (26.67%) EJB
16 12 (26.67%) OO
17 11 (24.44%) JUnit
17 11 (24.44%) JSTL
18 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
18 10 (22.22%) JMS
19 9 (20.00%) XHTML

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 14 (31.11%) Apache
1 14 (31.11%) Tomcat
2 9 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.22%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.22%) Node.js
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.67%) MySQL
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.44%) DB2
5 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) JUnit
2 7 (15.56%) Maven
3 6 (13.33%) Redmine
3 6 (13.33%) Ant
3 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.44%) ERwin
5 1 (2.22%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.22%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.22%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
1 2 (4.44%) Advertising
1 2 (4.44%) Games
1 2 (4.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (95.56%) Developer
2 38 (84.44%) Java Developer
3 22 (48.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 20 (44.44%) J2EE Developer
5 13 (28.89%) Developer Analyst
5 13 (28.89%) Software Support Analyst
5 13 (28.89%) Analyst
5 13 (28.89%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Applications Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Junior
6 4 (8.89%) Junior Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Junior Applications Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) Programmer
9 1 (2.22%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.22%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (84.44%) Spring
2 32 (71.11%) Hibernate
3 29 (64.44%) J2EE
4 28 (62.22%) Struts
5 22 (48.89%) JSP
6 16 (35.56%) Ajax
7 15 (33.33%) XML
8 14 (31.11%) HTML
9 13 (28.89%) Web Services
10 12 (26.67%) EJB
11 11 (24.44%) JSTL
12 10 (22.22%) JMS
13 9 (20.00%) XHTML
14 8 (17.78%) DOM
15 6 (13.33%) CSS
15 6 (13.33%) Servlets
16 5 (11.11%) JAXB
16 5 (11.11%) JPA
17 4 (8.89%) Spring MVC
17 4 (8.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.33%) NHS
2 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.89%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) Software Engineering
3 12 (26.67%) OO
4 8 (17.78%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (15.56%) Workflow
6 6 (13.33%) Scrum
6 6 (13.33%) UML
6 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 6 (13.33%) System Testing
7 5 (11.11%) OOD
7 5 (11.11%) Use Case
8 4 (8.89%) TDD
8 4 (8.89%) MVC
9 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.44%) Pair Programming
11 1 (2.22%) Multithreading
11 1 (2.22%) AOP
11 1 (2.22%) SEO
11 1 (2.22%) SOA
11 1 (2.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (97.78%) Java
2 31 (68.89%) SQL
3 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 7 (15.56%) XPath
6 6 (13.33%) VBA
6 6 (13.33%) LotusScript
7 3 (6.67%) Python
8 2 (4.44%) C
8 2 (4.44%) C#
8 2 (4.44%) C++
8 2 (4.44%) Groovy
9 1 (2.22%) Scala
9 1 (2.22%) PHP
9 1 (2.22%) AspectJ
9 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (71.11%) Sun Certification
2 17 (37.78%) Degree
3 14 (31.11%) OCMJD
4 9 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (13.33%) OCPJWCD
5 6 (13.33%) MBCS
5 6 (13.33%) CITP
6 1 (2.22%) OCP
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (73.33%) Oracle
1 33 (73.33%) Sun
2 2 (4.44%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
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