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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 845 863 847
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs citing OCA 28 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.023% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.087% 0.083% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 15
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £29,800 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,600 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -35.00%

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
32098 28874 28919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.61% 27.33% 28.08%
Number of salaries quoted 25538 22741 23658
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OCA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OCA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 March 2015 within the UK.

OCA Salary Histogram in the UK

OCA
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCA within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 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
England +5 24 £45,000 +38.46% 37
London +44 15 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Isle of Man - 4 £50,000 -
Berkshire -12 3 - - 4
South East -33 3 - - 11
West Midlands - 3 £45,000 - 8
Bracknell - 3 - - 1
North West - 2 £38,750 - 6
Manchester - 2 £38,750 - 5
Northamptonshire - 1 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 - 2

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OCA 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 OCA.

1 55 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 53 (96.36%) Oracle
3 36 (65.45%) OCP
4 33 (60.00%) Linux
5 32 (58.18%) SQL
6 31 (56.36%) Oracle Database
7 30 (54.55%) Red Hat
8 28 (50.91%) Oracle RAC
9 27 (49.09%) Data Guard
10 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
10 24 (43.64%) PL/SQL
10 24 (43.64%) UNIX
10 24 (43.64%) Oracle RMAN
11 23 (41.82%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
14 19 (34.55%) Perl
14 19 (34.55%) Solaris
15 18 (32.73%) Oracle Database 10g
16 17 (30.91%) SAN
16 17 (30.91%) Finance
16 17 (30.91%) Clustering
17 16 (29.09%) Degree
18 15 (27.27%) Windows
19 13 (23.64%) VMware
19 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
20 12 (21.82%) MySQL
21 11 (20.00%) Time Management
22 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
22 10 (18.18%) NAS

OCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OCA 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 OCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) JBoss
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) SAN
2 10 (18.18%) NAS
3 4 (7.27%) Internet
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) Wireless
4 1 (1.82%) Network Security
4 1 (1.82%) LAN
4 1 (1.82%) WAN
4 1 (1.82%) VPN
4 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (56.36%) Oracle Database
2 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 18 (32.73%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (21.82%) MySQL
5 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (14.55%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (10.91%) OLTP
9 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 5 (9.09%) RDBMS
10 3 (5.45%) MS Access
11 2 (3.64%) DB2
12 1 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (1.82%) Oracle Discoverer
12 1 (1.82%) SQLPlus
12 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (5.45%) JIRA
General
1 17 (30.91%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Marketing
3 5 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) DBA
2 18 (32.73%) Administrator
3 12 (21.82%) Oracle DBA
4 10 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Support Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Database Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Data Administrator
9 3 (5.45%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
9 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (5.45%) Technical Support
9 3 (5.45%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Technical Support Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior DBA
11 1 (1.82%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) XML
2 3 (5.45%) ODBC
3 2 (3.64%) Java SE
4 1 (1.82%) JSON
4 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Clustering
2 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.73%) Replication
4 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
4 5 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (9.09%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.82%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 33 (60.00%) Linux
2 24 (43.64%) UNIX
3 22 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (34.55%) Solaris
5 15 (27.27%) Windows
6 1 (1.82%) HPUX
6 1 (1.82%) VMS
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (20.00%) Time Management
3 10 (18.18%) ITIL
4 7 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (12.73%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (12.73%) Database Security
5 6 (10.91%) ITIL V3
5 6 (10.91%) Data Protection
5 6 (10.91%) Programme Management
6 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.09%) Process Management
6 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.09%) Line Management
6 5 (9.09%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.64%) Web Development
8 2 (3.64%) High Availability
8 2 (3.64%) BPR
8 2 (3.64%) OO
Programming Languages
1 32 (58.18%) SQL
2 24 (43.64%) PL/SQL
3 19 (34.55%) Perl
4 6 (10.91%) Java
4 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.09%) C
5 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.45%) XPath
6 3 (5.45%) C++
6 3 (5.45%) PHP
6 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 36 (65.45%) OCP
3 16 (29.09%) Degree
4 10 (18.18%) RHCSA
5 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.45%) MCP
6 3 (5.45%) MCDBA
6 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.64%) OCAJ
7 2 (3.64%) VCP4
8 1 (1.82%) MCTS
8 1 (1.82%) MCITP
8 1 (1.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (50.91%) Oracle RAC
2 24 (43.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 27 (49.09%) Data Guard
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 53 (96.36%) Oracle
2 30 (54.55%) Red Hat
3 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
4 13 (23.64%) VMware
5 10 (18.18%) Veritas
6 4 (7.27%) Remedy
7 3 (5.45%) Business Objects
7 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow
7 3 (5.45%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.64%) Cisco
9 1 (1.82%) Sun
9 1 (1.82%) HP
9 1 (1.82%) EMC
9 1 (1.82%) F5
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
QA Limited
Salary: £173.25 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
QA Limited
Salary: £144.38 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
QA Limited
Salary: £250.12 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
East London
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
QA Limited
Salary: £105.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
QA Limited
Salary: £120.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
QA Limited
Salary: £153.75 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
QA Limited
Salary: £155.25 - £242.62 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Belper, Derbyshire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
QA Limited
Salary: £144.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
QA Limited
Salary: £192.38 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago