The first table below looks at the demand for OCP in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 22 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing OCP 9 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.71% 0.95% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.45% 3.03% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 1
Average salary £55,000 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +7.55%
Qualifications Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
44 66 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 23.04% 31.28% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 35 46 90
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OCP
England

OCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OCP across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

OCP Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

OCP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OCP across the Midlands region.

OCP Salary Trend in the Midlands

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands region citing OCP 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 OCP.

1 15 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 15 (100.00%) SQLPlus
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 15 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (86.67%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (86.67%) Oracle Exadata
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) MySQL
3 11 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (73.33%) Middleware
3 11 (73.33%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (73.33%) Oracle Exalogic
3 11 (73.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (73.33%) Hadoop
3 11 (73.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (13.33%) OCA
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands region citing OCP 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 OCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 15 (100.00%) SQLPlus
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 15 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (86.67%) Oracle Exadata
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) MySQL
3 11 (73.33%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (73.33%) Hadoop
3 11 (73.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle9i Database
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) DBA
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 11 (73.33%) Oracle Consultant
2 11 (73.33%) Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (13.33%) OCA
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle