The table below looks at the statistics for OCA in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 253 - 239
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OCA 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.015% - 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.062% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £32,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
OCA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1624 1689 1569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.15% 23.01% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1254 1289 1327
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

OCA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OCA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

OCA Salary Trend in the North West

OCA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCA within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Lancashire - 1 £32,000 -
OCA
England

OCA
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing OCA 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 OCA.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) OCP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures

OCA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing OCA 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 OCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Junior DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) OCP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle