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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 856 841 857
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 27 18 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.018% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.091% 0.066% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 31
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 £45,360 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -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
29541 27140 31398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.01% 27.05% 28.38%
Number of salaries quoted 23099 22246 26891
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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 21 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 21 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 -15 12 £33,750 -10.00%
East Midlands -8 7 £32,500 -
London -18 7 £35,000 -44.00%
West Midlands -6 6 £32,500 -
North East - 3 £40,500 -
North West -15 2 £37,500 -
Yorkshire -50 2 £41,000 +9.33%
OCPJP
UK

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 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 43 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (86.05%) Spring
3 33 (76.74%) Oracle
4 32 (74.42%) Sun
5 31 (72.09%) SQL
5 31 (72.09%) Sun Certification
5 31 (72.09%) Hibernate
6 28 (65.12%) J2EE
6 28 (65.12%) Struts
7 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
7 24 (55.81%) Linux
8 21 (48.84%) JSP
9 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
11 16 (37.21%) Ajax
11 16 (37.21%) Degree
12 15 (34.88%) XML
12 15 (34.88%) Computer Science
13 14 (32.56%) Apache
13 14 (32.56%) Tomcat
13 14 (32.56%) OCMJD
14 13 (30.23%) HTML
15 12 (27.91%) EJB
15 12 (27.91%) Web Services
16 11 (25.58%) JUnit
16 11 (25.58%) JSTL
17 10 (23.26%) PL/SQL
17 10 (23.26%) OO
17 10 (23.26%) JMS
18 9 (20.93%) WebLogic

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (32.56%) Apache
1 14 (32.56%) Tomcat
2 9 (20.93%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.33%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.33%) Node.js
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.95%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.65%) DB2
4 2 (4.65%) MySQL
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) JUnit
2 7 (16.28%) Maven
3 6 (13.95%) Redmine
3 6 (13.95%) Ant
3 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.65%) ERwin
5 1 (2.33%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.33%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.33%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
1 2 (4.65%) Advertising
1 2 (4.65%) Games
1 2 (4.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (95.35%) Developer
2 37 (86.05%) Java Developer
3 21 (48.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 19 (44.19%) J2EE Developer
5 13 (30.23%) Developer Analyst
5 13 (30.23%) Software Support Analyst
5 13 (30.23%) Analyst
5 13 (30.23%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Applications Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Junior
6 4 (9.30%) Junior Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Junior Applications Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) Programmer
9 1 (2.33%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Java Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (86.05%) Spring
2 31 (72.09%) Hibernate
3 28 (65.12%) J2EE
3 28 (65.12%) Struts
4 21 (48.84%) JSP
5 16 (37.21%) Ajax
6 15 (34.88%) XML
7 13 (30.23%) HTML
8 12 (27.91%) EJB
8 12 (27.91%) Web Services
9 11 (25.58%) JSTL
10 10 (23.26%) JMS
11 8 (18.60%) XHTML
12 7 (16.28%) DOM
13 6 (13.95%) Servlets
14 5 (11.63%) CSS
14 5 (11.63%) JAXB
15 4 (9.30%) Spring MVC
15 4 (9.30%) SOAP
15 4 (9.30%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.95%) NHS
3 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.30%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (55.81%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
3 10 (23.26%) OO
4 7 (16.28%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (16.28%) Workflow
5 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.95%) System Testing
6 5 (11.63%) UML
6 5 (11.63%) Scrum
7 4 (9.30%) OOD
7 4 (9.30%) Use Case
7 4 (9.30%) TDD
7 4 (9.30%) MVC
8 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.65%) Pair Programming
10 1 (2.33%) AOP
10 1 (2.33%) Multithreading
10 1 (2.33%) Time Management
10 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (72.09%) SQL
3 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.26%) PL/SQL
5 7 (16.28%) XPath
6 6 (13.95%) VBA
6 6 (13.95%) LotusScript
7 3 (6.98%) Python
8 2 (4.65%) C
8 2 (4.65%) C#
8 2 (4.65%) C++
8 2 (4.65%) Groovy
9 1 (2.33%) Scala
9 1 (2.33%) AspectJ
9 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (72.09%) Sun Certification
2 16 (37.21%) Degree
3 14 (32.56%) OCMJD
4 9 (20.93%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (13.95%) OCPJWCD
5 6 (13.95%) MBCS
5 6 (13.95%) CITP
6 1 (2.33%) OCP
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (76.74%) Oracle
2 32 (74.42%) Sun
3 2 (4.65%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss