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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 797 812 835
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +23
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 34 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.031% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.11% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 25
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,200 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +4.05%
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
27216 26279 28998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.59% 27.10% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21958 20911 24521
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 £62,500 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OCPJP across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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
South East -23 21 £40,000 - 2
London - 3 £37,000 -
East Midlands +14 2 £32,500 -
Yorkshire -6 2 £47,500 +14.45% 1
West Midlands -24 2 £33,750 +3.84%
North West -2 1 £50,000 +31.57%
OCPJP
UK

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 60 (95.24%) Spring
2 56 (88.89%) Oracle
2 56 (88.89%) Linux
3 54 (85.71%) Java
4 53 (84.13%) Sun
5 52 (82.54%) J2EE
6 50 (79.37%) JavaScript
7 49 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (71.43%) Apache
9 39 (61.90%) SQL
10 38 (60.32%) Software Engineering
11 36 (57.14%) Hibernate
11 36 (57.14%) Degree
11 36 (57.14%) Computer Science
12 35 (55.56%) Dojo
12 35 (55.56%) Windows
13 34 (53.97%) SQL Server
14 33 (52.38%) HTML
15 31 (49.21%) Oracle Certification
16 29 (46.03%) OCMJD
17 28 (44.44%) Ajax
17 28 (44.44%) Tomcat
18 24 (38.10%) Multithreading
18 24 (38.10%) XML
19 23 (36.51%) CSS
19 23 (36.51%) JUnit
19 23 (36.51%) WebLogic
20 22 (34.92%) Web Services
20 22 (34.92%) UML
20 22 (34.92%) JMS

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 45 (71.43%) Apache
2 28 (44.44%) Tomcat
3 23 (36.51%) WebLogic
4 19 (30.16%) GlassFish
4 19 (30.16%) WebSphere
4 19 (30.16%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (53.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (36.51%) JUnit
2 20 (31.75%) Eclipse
3 19 (30.16%) NetBeans
3 19 (30.16%) Maven
4 17 (26.98%) Subversion
5 16 (25.40%) StarTeam
5 16 (25.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
6 7 (11.11%) Redmine
7 4 (6.35%) Ant
8 3 (4.76%) ERwin
9 1 (1.59%) Toad
9 1 (1.59%) ClearQuest
9 1 (1.59%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.59%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.17%) Advertising
1 2 (3.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (84.13%) Developer
2 41 (65.08%) Java Developer
3 28 (44.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 27 (42.86%) J2EE Developer
5 13 (20.63%) Software Engineer
6 9 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 9 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 9 (14.29%) Analyst
6 9 (14.29%) Software Support Analyst
6 9 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
7 8 (12.70%) Senior Developer
7 8 (12.70%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (3.17%) PHP Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Lead Developer
11 1 (1.59%) Junior
11 1 (1.59%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (95.24%) Spring
2 52 (82.54%) J2EE
3 36 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 35 (55.56%) Dojo
5 33 (52.38%) HTML
6 28 (44.44%) Ajax
7 24 (38.10%) XML
8 23 (36.51%) CSS
9 22 (34.92%) Web Services
9 22 (34.92%) JMS
10 21 (33.33%) Struts
11 20 (31.75%) Servlets
11 20 (31.75%) jQuery
12 19 (30.16%) JSON
13 18 (28.57%) SOAP
13 18 (28.57%) J2SE
13 18 (28.57%) RESTful
14 16 (25.40%) JAX-WS
14 16 (25.40%) JDBC
15 12 (19.05%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 19 (30.16%) Clustering
3 7 (11.11%) NHS
4 3 (4.76%) Open Source
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (88.89%) Linux
2 35 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (6.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (60.32%) Software Engineering
3 24 (38.10%) Multithreading
4 22 (34.92%) UML
5 19 (30.16%) Load Balancing
6 18 (28.57%) AOP
7 11 (17.46%) Mentoring
8 9 (14.29%) OO
9 7 (11.11%) Workflow
10 4 (6.35%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (6.35%) MVC
11 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
11 3 (4.76%) Physical Data Model
12 2 (3.17%) OO PHP
12 2 (3.17%) Business Development
12 2 (3.17%) TDD
12 2 (3.17%) OOP
12 2 (3.17%) SOA
12 2 (3.17%) SEO
13 1 (1.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (85.71%) Java
2 50 (79.37%) JavaScript
3 39 (61.90%) SQL
4 21 (33.33%) C++
5 7 (11.11%) LotusScript
5 7 (11.11%) XPath
5 7 (11.11%) VBA
6 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.76%) Python
8 2 (3.17%) PHP
9 1 (1.59%) C#
9 1 (1.59%) R
9 1 (1.59%) Lua
Qualifications
1 36 (57.14%) Degree
2 31 (49.21%) Oracle Certification
3 29 (46.03%) OCMJD
4 19 (30.16%) Sun Certification
5 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.59%) OCPJWCD
7 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 56 (88.89%) Oracle
2 53 (84.13%) Sun
3 1 (1.59%) Perforce
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