The table below looks at the statistics for OCA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCA over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 892 939 966
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +27
Permanent jobs citing OCA 20 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.033% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.080% 0.12% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 20 36 17
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £30,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary - £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24866 29764 31069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.10% 27.29% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19984 24007 24250
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

OCA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing OCA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

OCA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OCA
Salary Trend

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

OCA Salary Trend in the UK

OCA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OCA over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 within the UK.

OCA Salary Histogram in the UK

OCA
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +56 20 £42,500 -15.00% 1
England +42 20 £42,500 +13.33% 1

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing OCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OCA.

1 28 (100.00%) Oracle
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 23 (82.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 23 (82.14%) Oracle Database
3 20 (71.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 17 (60.71%) PL/SQL
4 17 (60.71%) SQL
5 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 16 (57.14%) CSS
6 11 (39.29%) Unix
6 11 (39.29%) Windows
6 11 (39.29%) SOA
6 11 (39.29%) OCP
6 11 (39.29%) Oracle ADF
6 11 (39.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (39.29%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (39.29%) BPEL
6 11 (39.29%) JSF
7 10 (35.71%) Presales
7 10 (35.71%) Middleware
8 9 (32.14%) Database Optimisation
8 9 (32.14%) Data Structures
8 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (32.14%) Data Analysis
8 9 (32.14%) Migration
8 9 (32.14%) Data Migration
9 8 (28.57%) C#
10 5 (17.86%) C++
10 5 (17.86%) HTML

OCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (82.14%) Oracle Database
1 23 (82.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 20 (71.43%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Architect
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle Architect
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle SOA Architect
1 11 (39.29%) SOA Architect
2 10 (35.71%) Consultant
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle Consultant
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle SOA Consultant
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle Solutions Architect
2 10 (35.71%) Presales Consultant
2 10 (35.71%) Presales Solution Architect
2 10 (35.71%) SOA Consultant
2 10 (35.71%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (35.71%) Solutions Consultant
3 9 (32.14%) DBA
3 9 (32.14%) Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (32.14%) SQL DBA
4 5 (17.86%) Applications Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) CSS
2 11 (39.29%) JSF
2 11 (39.29%) Oracle ADF
3 10 (35.71%) Middleware
4 5 (17.86%) HTML
4 5 (17.86%) XML
5 4 (14.29%) XSLT
6 3 (10.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Unix
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (39.29%) BPEL
1 11 (39.29%) SOA
2 10 (35.71%) Presales
3 9 (32.14%) Data Analysis
3 9 (32.14%) Data Migration
3 9 (32.14%) Database Optimisation
3 9 (32.14%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Kanban
4 3 (10.71%) System Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
4 3 (10.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) PL/SQL
1 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) C
4 5 (17.86%) C++
4 5 (17.86%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) PHP
4 5 (17.86%) Ruby
4 5 (17.86%) XPath
4 5 (17.86%) XQuery
5 3 (10.71%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 11 (39.29%) OCP
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle