The table below looks at the statistics for JCAPS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCAPS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Java CAPS
Rank 931 934 930
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing JCAPS 17 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.008% 0.021%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.081% 0.035% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 20
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -32.07%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £66,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -32.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
20924 22597 22331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.66% 21.20% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17661 19180 18279
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

JCAPS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JCAPS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

JCAPS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JCAPS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JCAPS within the UK.

JCAPS Salary Trend in the UK

JCAPS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JCAPS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 within the UK.

JCAPS Salary Histogram in the UK

JCAPS
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCAPS within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
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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
England +23 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Surrey +9 3 £47,500 +5.55%
South East +9 3 £47,500 +5.55%
East of England - 1 £62,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £62,500 -
Letchworth - 1 £62,500 -

JCAPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing JCAPS 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 JCAPS.

1 19 (95.00%) SQL
1 19 (95.00%) Web Services
2 16 (80.00%) XML
3 14 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (70.00%) HTTPS
3 14 (70.00%) NHS
3 14 (70.00%) Management Information System
3 14 (70.00%) Degree
3 14 (70.00%) HL7
3 14 (70.00%) Data Mapping
3 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (70.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 14 (70.00%) Structured Programming
3 14 (70.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 14 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (70.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (30.00%) SOA
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) Unix
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) C
7 3 (15.00%) C#
7 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (15.00%) UML
7 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
7 3 (15.00%) SLA

JCAPS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing JCAPS 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 JCAPS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (10.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Analyst
2 14 (70.00%) Integration Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (15.00%) Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) Web Services
2 16 (80.00%) XML
3 5 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) JSF
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) J2EE
5 2 (10.00%) JMS
5 2 (10.00%) MSMQ
5 2 (10.00%) REST
5 2 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (10.00%) WSDL
6 1 (5.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (70.00%) Data Centre
1 14 (70.00%) Management Information System
1 14 (70.00%) NHS
2 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Unix
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Data Mapping
1 14 (70.00%) Structured Programming
2 6 (30.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Database Tuning
4 3 (15.00%) UML
4 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) EAI
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Presales
5 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) System Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) EAM
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 14 (70.00%) Degree
1 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (70.00%) HL7
2 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (15.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Sun
2 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (10.00%) webMethods
3 1 (5.00%) Endeca
3 1 (5.00%) FatWire
3 1 (5.00%) hybris
3 1 (5.00%) Ventyx