The table below looks at the statistics for OCPJP in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCPJP over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 419 426 440
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 17 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.078% 0.009% 0.063%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.029% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 14
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
OCPJP
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7212 6795 7693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.01% 31.27% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5511 5437 6568
Average salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,200 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

OCPJP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

OCPJP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OCPJP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

OCPJP Salary Trend in the South East

OCPJP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OCPJP across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

OCPJP Salary Histogram in the South East

OCPJP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCPJP within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 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
West Sussex - 9 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £32,500 -
Hampshire -1 1 £35,000 -6.66%
OCPJP
England

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 32 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (96.88%) Sun
2 31 (96.88%) Spring
3 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (93.75%) J2EE
4 28 (87.50%) Hibernate
5 27 (84.38%) Oracle
6 25 (78.13%) Linux
6 25 (78.13%) Software Engineering
7 24 (75.00%) Apache
8 23 (71.88%) Degree
8 23 (71.88%) Computer Science
9 22 (68.75%) Sun Certification
10 19 (59.38%) SQL
11 18 (56.25%) Tomcat
12 17 (53.13%) OCMJD
13 16 (50.00%) Struts
14 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
15 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
16 9 (28.13%) Web Services
16 9 (28.13%) Windows
16 9 (28.13%) Oracle Certification
16 9 (28.13%) Dojo
17 7 (21.88%) jQuery
17 7 (21.88%) Multithreading
17 7 (21.88%) JPA
17 7 (21.88%) UML
17 7 (21.88%) JSP
18 6 (18.75%) OO
18 6 (18.75%) Scrum

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 24 (75.00%) Apache
2 18 (56.25%) Tomcat
3 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.25%) GlassFish
5 2 (6.25%) JBoss
6 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JUnit
1 4 (12.50%) Maven
2 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.25%) NetBeans
3 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (6.25%) StarTeam
3 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Ant
3 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
1 30 (93.75%) Java Developer
2 27 (84.38%) J2EE Developer
2 27 (84.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 15 (46.88%) Developer Analyst
3 15 (46.88%) Software Support Analyst
3 15 (46.88%) Analyst
3 15 (46.88%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) Spring
2 30 (93.75%) J2EE
3 28 (87.50%) Hibernate
4 16 (50.00%) Struts
5 9 (28.13%) Web Services
5 9 (28.13%) Dojo
6 7 (21.88%) jQuery
6 7 (21.88%) JPA
6 7 (21.88%) JSP
7 5 (15.63%) XML
8 4 (12.50%) JMS
8 4 (12.50%) Ajax
9 3 (9.38%) Servlets
9 3 (9.38%) SOAP
9 3 (9.38%) HTML
10 2 (6.25%) CSS
10 2 (6.25%) JDBC
10 2 (6.25%) JSON
10 2 (6.25%) JSTL
10 2 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (71.88%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) Software Engineering
3 7 (21.88%) Multithreading
3 7 (21.88%) UML
4 6 (18.75%) OO
4 6 (18.75%) Scrum
5 5 (15.63%) OOD
5 5 (15.63%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (15.63%) Use Case
6 2 (6.25%) System Testing
6 2 (6.25%) AOP
6 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) Groovy
5 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) Degree
2 22 (68.75%) Sun Certification
3 17 (53.13%) OCMJD
4 9 (28.13%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (6.25%) CITP
5 2 (6.25%) MBCS
5 2 (6.25%) OCPJWCD
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (96.88%) Sun
2 27 (84.38%) Oracle