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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 849 845 829
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 29 17 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.017% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.063% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 28 14 41
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -23.52%
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
28927 26895 31198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.12% 26.61% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23036 22153 26248
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +10 18 £38,750 +3.33% 1
East Midlands +1 8 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands -19 8 £32,500 -13.33%
London -13 6 £46,837 -25.06% 2
North East - 3 £40,500 -
North West - 1 £40,000 -
OCPJP
UK

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 51 (96.23%) Java
2 46 (86.79%) Spring
3 41 (77.36%) Oracle
4 40 (75.47%) Sun
5 38 (71.70%) J2EE
6 37 (69.81%) Linux
6 37 (69.81%) Hibernate
7 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (64.15%) SQL
8 32 (60.38%) JavaScript
8 32 (60.38%) Sun Certification
9 29 (54.72%) Struts
10 26 (49.06%) Software Engineering
11 25 (47.17%) Degree
12 24 (45.28%) Computer Science
13 23 (43.40%) Apache
14 21 (39.62%) JSP
15 19 (35.85%) HTML
16 18 (33.96%) Tomcat
16 18 (33.96%) OCMJD
17 17 (32.08%) Ajax
17 17 (32.08%) Oracle Certification
18 16 (30.19%) Web Services
19 15 (28.30%) XML
20 14 (26.42%) EJB
21 13 (24.53%) OO
22 12 (22.64%) XHTML
23 10 (18.87%) JMS
23 10 (18.87%) CSS
23 10 (18.87%) DOM

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 23 (43.40%) Apache
2 18 (33.96%) Tomcat
3 9 (16.98%) WebLogic
4 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.66%) JBoss
5 3 (5.66%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.89%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
3 7 (13.21%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.55%) MySQL
5 2 (3.77%) DB2
6 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) JUnit
2 7 (13.21%) Redmine
2 7 (13.21%) Ant
3 6 (11.32%) Maven
4 4 (7.55%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.66%) ERwin
5 3 (5.66%) NetBeans
5 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.77%) StarTeam
6 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.77%) Subversion
6 2 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.89%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.89%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (5.66%) Advertising
1 3 (5.66%) Games
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 49 (92.45%) Developer
2 42 (79.25%) Java Developer
3 28 (52.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 26 (49.06%) J2EE Developer
5 15 (28.30%) Analyst
5 15 (28.30%) Support Analyst
5 15 (28.30%) Developer Analyst
5 15 (28.30%) Software Support Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Applications Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Junior Applications Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Junior Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Junior
7 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (86.79%) Spring
2 38 (71.70%) J2EE
3 37 (69.81%) Hibernate
4 29 (54.72%) Struts
5 21 (39.62%) JSP
6 19 (35.85%) HTML
7 17 (32.08%) Ajax
8 16 (30.19%) Web Services
9 15 (28.30%) XML
10 14 (26.42%) EJB
11 12 (22.64%) XHTML
12 10 (18.87%) JMS
12 10 (18.87%) CSS
12 10 (18.87%) DOM
13 9 (16.98%) Servlets
13 9 (16.98%) JSTL
13 9 (16.98%) jQuery
14 8 (15.09%) Dojo
15 7 (13.21%) JPA
16 6 (11.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.21%) NHS
3 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (9.43%) Open Source
5 2 (3.77%) Replication
5 2 (3.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (69.81%) Linux
2 8 (15.09%) Windows
3 3 (5.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) Software Engineering
3 13 (24.53%) OO
4 9 (16.98%) OOA/OOD
5 8 (15.09%) Workflow
5 8 (15.09%) UML
6 6 (11.32%) Multithreading
6 6 (11.32%) Scrum
7 5 (9.43%) MVC
7 5 (9.43%) OOD
7 5 (9.43%) Use Case
8 4 (7.55%) TDD
8 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.66%) AOP
9 3 (5.66%) System Testing
10 2 (3.77%) OO PHP
10 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.77%) Pair Programming
10 2 (3.77%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 51 (96.23%) Java
2 34 (64.15%) SQL
3 32 (60.38%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.09%) XPath
4 8 (15.09%) PL/SQL
5 7 (13.21%) VBA
5 7 (13.21%) LotusScript
6 4 (7.55%) Python
6 4 (7.55%) C++
7 2 (3.77%) Groovy
7 2 (3.77%) C#
7 2 (3.77%) PHP
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) Ruby
8 1 (1.89%) AspectJ
8 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (60.38%) Sun Certification
2 25 (47.17%) Degree
3 18 (33.96%) OCMJD
4 17 (32.08%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (5.66%) OCPJWCD
5 3 (5.66%) CITP
5 3 (5.66%) MBCS
6 1 (1.89%) OCP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (77.36%) Oracle
2 40 (75.47%) Sun
3 1 (1.89%) Guidewire
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