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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 869 863 838
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 6 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.025% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.021% 0.093% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 20
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £45,900 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £33,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -10.00%
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
28144 28934 26853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.23% 26.98% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 22825 22633 22038
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
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 31 August 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 +9 6 £50,000 +42.85% 1
OCPJP
UK

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 19 (90.48%) Java
2 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 18 (85.71%) J2EE
3 17 (80.95%) Web Services
4 16 (76.19%) Spring
5 14 (66.67%) HTML
5 14 (66.67%) Sun
5 14 (66.67%) Hibernate
6 13 (61.90%) XML
6 13 (61.90%) Software Engineering
6 13 (61.90%) jQuery
7 12 (57.14%) CSS
8 11 (52.38%) SQL
9 10 (47.62%) Oracle
9 10 (47.62%) SOAP
9 10 (47.62%) Oracle Certification
10 9 (42.86%) Struts
10 9 (42.86%) JSP
10 9 (42.86%) UML
10 9 (42.86%) Dojo
10 9 (42.86%) OCMJD
10 9 (42.86%) Degree
11 8 (38.10%) Maven
11 8 (38.10%) Ajax
11 8 (38.10%) XSLT
11 8 (38.10%) DB2
11 8 (38.10%) Subversion
11 8 (38.10%) Eclipse
11 8 (38.10%) WSDL
12 7 (33.33%) Sun Certification

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 5 (23.81%) Apache
4 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
4 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
5 3 (14.29%) MQSeries
5 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (9.52%) GlassFish
6 2 (9.52%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) DB2
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (28.57%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Eclipse
1 8 (38.10%) Subversion
1 8 (38.10%) Maven
2 6 (28.57%) Ant
2 6 (28.57%) CruiseControl
3 3 (14.29%) JUnit
4 2 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (9.52%) NetBeans
4 2 (9.52%) StarTeam
4 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (28.57%) Marketing
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
1 19 (90.48%) Java Developer
2 9 (42.86%) J2EE Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) J2EE
2 17 (80.95%) Web Services
3 16 (76.19%) Spring
4 14 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 14 (66.67%) HTML
5 13 (61.90%) XML
5 13 (61.90%) jQuery
6 12 (57.14%) CSS
7 10 (47.62%) SOAP
8 9 (42.86%) Struts
8 9 (42.86%) JSP
8 9 (42.86%) Dojo
9 8 (38.10%) Ajax
9 8 (38.10%) WSDL
9 8 (38.10%) XSLT
10 6 (28.57%) XHTML
10 6 (28.57%) UDDI
10 6 (28.57%) DOM
10 6 (28.57%) XML Schema
10 6 (28.57%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (28.57%) Credit Risk
2 6 (28.57%) DataPower
2 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (19.05%) GIS
4 2 (9.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) zOS
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Software Engineering
2 9 (42.86%) UML
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 6 (28.57%) Product Management
4 6 (28.57%) Open Source
4 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
4 6 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) RAD
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) OOD
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) OOP
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) AOP
6 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Java
2 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (52.38%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle Certification
2 9 (42.86%) OCMJD
2 9 (42.86%) Degree
3 7 (33.33%) Sun Certification
3 7 (33.33%) OCPJWCD
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Sun
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle
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Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
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