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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 843 833 838
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 29 20 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.020% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.075% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28 17 35
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 £47,153 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
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
28902 26664 31363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 26.72% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22755 22055 26662
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -5 13 £35,000 -6.66%
London -27 9 £46,800 -25.12% 1
East Midlands +1 6 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands -12 6 £32,500 -
North East - 3 £40,500 -
North West -16 2 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £40,500 -
OCPJP
UK

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (96.15%) Java
2 44 (84.62%) Spring
3 39 (75.00%) Oracle
4 38 (73.08%) Sun
5 37 (71.15%) Hibernate
6 35 (67.31%) Sun Certification
6 35 (67.31%) SQL
6 35 (67.31%) J2EE
7 33 (63.46%) Linux
8 32 (61.54%) Struts
9 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (55.77%) JavaScript
11 23 (44.23%) Degree
11 23 (44.23%) JSP
12 22 (42.31%) Computer Science
12 22 (42.31%) Software Engineering
13 19 (36.54%) Apache
14 17 (32.69%) Tomcat
14 17 (32.69%) HTML
14 17 (32.69%) OCMJD
14 17 (32.69%) Ajax
15 15 (28.85%) Web Services
15 15 (28.85%) XML
16 14 (26.92%) EJB
17 13 (25.00%) OO
18 12 (23.08%) XHTML
18 12 (23.08%) Oracle Certification
19 11 (21.15%) JSTL
20 10 (19.23%) JMS
20 10 (19.23%) DOM

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (36.54%) Apache
2 17 (32.69%) Tomcat
3 9 (17.31%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.92%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.92%) Node.js
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.46%) RDBMS
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.69%) MySQL
5 2 (3.85%) DB2
6 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) JUnit
2 7 (13.46%) Redmine
2 7 (13.46%) Ant
3 6 (11.54%) Maven
4 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.77%) ERwin
6 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.92%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.92%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.92%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 3 (5.77%) Advertising
1 3 (5.77%) Games
2 2 (3.85%) Billing
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (96.15%) Developer
2 43 (82.69%) Java Developer
3 27 (51.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 25 (48.08%) J2EE Developer
5 16 (30.77%) Developer Analyst
5 16 (30.77%) Software Support Analyst
5 16 (30.77%) Analyst
5 16 (30.77%) Support Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Applications Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Junior
7 4 (7.69%) Junior Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Junior Applications Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) PHP Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Java Consultant
10 1 (1.92%) Java Programmer
10 1 (1.92%) J2EE Consultant
10 1 (1.92%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (84.62%) Spring
2 37 (71.15%) Hibernate
3 35 (67.31%) J2EE
4 32 (61.54%) Struts
5 23 (44.23%) JSP
6 17 (32.69%) HTML
6 17 (32.69%) Ajax
7 15 (28.85%) Web Services
7 15 (28.85%) XML
8 14 (26.92%) EJB
9 12 (23.08%) XHTML
10 11 (21.15%) JSTL
11 10 (19.23%) JMS
11 10 (19.23%) DOM
12 8 (15.38%) CSS
13 7 (13.46%) Servlets
14 6 (11.54%) jQuery
15 5 (9.62%) Spring MVC
15 5 (9.62%) JPA
16 4 (7.69%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.46%) NHS
3 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (9.62%) Open Source
5 2 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (63.46%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) UNIX
2 3 (5.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) Software Engineering
3 13 (25.00%) OO
4 9 (17.31%) OOA/OOD
5 8 (15.38%) Workflow
6 6 (11.54%) Scrum
6 6 (11.54%) UML
7 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.62%) OOD
7 5 (9.62%) MVC
7 5 (9.62%) Use Case
7 5 (9.62%) System Testing
8 4 (7.69%) TDD
8 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.77%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.85%) Pair Programming
10 2 (3.85%) SEO
10 2 (3.85%) OO PHP
11 1 (1.92%) Time Management
11 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 50 (96.15%) Java
2 35 (67.31%) SQL
3 29 (55.77%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.23%) PL/SQL
5 8 (15.38%) XPath
6 7 (13.46%) VBA
6 7 (13.46%) LotusScript
7 4 (7.69%) Python
8 2 (3.85%) PHP
8 2 (3.85%) C
8 2 (3.85%) C#
8 2 (3.85%) C++
8 2 (3.85%) Groovy
9 1 (1.92%) Scala
9 1 (1.92%) AspectJ
9 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (67.31%) Sun Certification
2 23 (44.23%) Degree
3 17 (32.69%) OCMJD
4 12 (23.08%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (9.62%) OCPJWCD
5 5 (9.62%) MBCS
5 5 (9.62%) CITP
6 1 (1.92%) OCP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (75.00%) Oracle
2 38 (73.08%) Sun
3 2 (3.85%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.92%) JBoss
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