The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 229 207 206
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 6 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.098% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.47% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 10
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Sun Certification
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1631 1500 2155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.77% 29.63% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1291 1272 1909
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Sun Certification
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Sun Certification Salary Trend in the South West

Sun Certification
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Bristol -5 3 £40,500 +47.27%
Wiltshire - 2 £37,000 -
Gloucestershire -2 1 - - 1
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Sun Certification 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 Sun Certification.

1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Scrum
3 8 (66.67%) QA
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (50.00%) Selenium
5 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (50.00%) BDD
5 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (50.00%) JBehave
5 6 (50.00%) User Stories
5 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
5 6 (50.00%) JUnit
6 5 (41.67%) Kanban
7 4 (33.33%) UNIX
7 4 (33.33%) OO
8 3 (25.00%) MVC
8 3 (25.00%) XML
8 3 (25.00%) Sun
8 3 (25.00%) J2EE
8 3 (25.00%) Spring
8 3 (25.00%) Maven
8 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
8 3 (25.00%) Grails
9 2 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
9 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
9 2 (16.67%) REST
9 2 (16.67%) SCSA

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Sun Certification 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 Sun Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Selenium
1 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (50.00%) JBehave
1 6 (50.00%) JUnit
2 3 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Ivy
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) QA Automation Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX Server Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
1 3 (25.00%) Spring
1 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (25.00%) Grails
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) XML Schema
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) HPUX
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) SUSE
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) User Stories
3 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Kanban
5 4 (33.33%) OO
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (16.67%) TDD
8 1 (8.33%) Release Management
8 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) Lua
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SCSA
1 2 (16.67%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (16.67%) Legato
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Sun
2 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) EMC
2 2 (16.67%) CommVault
2 2 (16.67%) NetApp
2 2 (16.67%) Veritas
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat