The table below looks at the statistics for OCP in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 160 169 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing OCP 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.063% 0.19% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
OCP
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
849 852 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.82% 23.16% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 591 561 536
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

OCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

OCP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

OCP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

OCP Salary Trend in Scotland

OCP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Glasgow +13 2 £45,000 -
OCP
UK

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Toad
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (50.00%) Data Guard
3 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) DBA
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (50.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (50.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle