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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 437 439 444
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 5 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.024% 0.070% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.078% 0.21% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 2
Average salary £52,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
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
6418 7697 7272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.14% 33.55% 32.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4831 6149 5848
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 26 May 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
West Sussex - 5 £52,500 -
OCPJP
England

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) J2EE
1 29 (100.00%) Sun
2 28 (96.55%) JavaScript
2 28 (96.55%) Dojo
3 26 (89.66%) Spring
3 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (89.66%) Oracle
3 26 (89.66%) Linux
3 26 (89.66%) Apache
4 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
4 25 (86.21%) Windows
4 25 (86.21%) Software Engineering
5 24 (82.76%) Java
6 21 (72.41%) Oracle Certification
6 21 (72.41%) Degree
6 21 (72.41%) Computer Science
7 17 (58.62%) jQuery
7 17 (58.62%) Web Services
7 17 (58.62%) Multithreading
8 15 (51.72%) Hibernate
8 15 (51.72%) OCMJD
9 14 (48.28%) UML
10 12 (41.38%) Tomcat
10 12 (41.38%) SQL
10 12 (41.38%) Ajax
11 11 (37.93%) WebSphere
11 11 (37.93%) AOP
11 11 (37.93%) Maven
11 11 (37.93%) GlassFish
11 11 (37.93%) Load Balancing

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 26 (89.66%) Apache
2 12 (41.38%) Tomcat
3 11 (37.93%) WebSphere
3 11 (37.93%) GlassFish
3 11 (37.93%) WebLogic
3 11 (37.93%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Maven
1 11 (37.93%) NetBeans
1 11 (37.93%) JUnit
1 11 (37.93%) Eclipse
2 9 (31.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (31.03%) Subversion
2 9 (31.03%) StarTeam
2 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 20 (68.97%) Java Developer
3 18 (62.07%) J2EE Developer
3 18 (62.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Software Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Software Support Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Developer Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) J2EE
2 28 (96.55%) Dojo
3 26 (89.66%) Spring
4 17 (58.62%) jQuery
4 17 (58.62%) Web Services
5 15 (51.72%) Hibernate
6 12 (41.38%) Ajax
7 11 (37.93%) JSON
7 11 (37.93%) HTML
7 11 (37.93%) J2SE
7 11 (37.93%) JMS
8 9 (31.03%) CSS
8 9 (31.03%) JDBC
8 9 (31.03%) Servlets
8 9 (31.03%) SOAP
8 9 (31.03%) XML
8 9 (31.03%) RESTful
9 8 (27.59%) JAX-WS
10 6 (20.69%) JPA
11 1 (3.45%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 21 (72.41%) Computer Science
2 11 (37.93%) Clustering
3 3 (10.34%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Linux
2 25 (86.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (86.21%) Software Engineering
3 17 (58.62%) Multithreading
4 14 (48.28%) UML
5 11 (37.93%) AOP
5 11 (37.93%) Load Balancing
6 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) Business Development
8 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) OOP
8 1 (3.45%) OO
8 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) JavaScript
2 24 (82.76%) Java
3 12 (41.38%) SQL
4 11 (37.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) Oracle Certification
1 21 (72.41%) Degree
2 15 (51.72%) OCMJD
3 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.79%) Sun Certification
5 3 (10.34%) OCPJWCD
5 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Sun
2 26 (89.66%) Oracle