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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 870 895 861
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -34
Permanent jobs citing OCA 22 34 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.029% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.074% 0.11% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 18
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%

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
29867 31754 29655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.27% 27.14% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23809 24862 23887
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

OCA Salary Histogram in the UK

OCA
Top 17 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 31 July 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
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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 +8 22 £37,500 -16.66% 9
London +28 7 £52,500 +5.00% 4
South East -1 4 £35,750 - 3
Hampshire - 4 £39,500 - 1
Andover - 3 £39,500 - 1
City of London +26 2 £57,500 +21.05%
Chesterfield - 1 £32,000 -
Aldershot - 1 £32,000 -
North West - 1 £32,000 - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £32,000 - 1
Chorley - 1 £32,000 - 1
Banbury - 1 £32,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £32,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £32,000 - 1
Kent - 1 £32,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £32,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £32,000 -

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (100.00%) Oracle
1 38 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 27 (71.05%) SQL
2 27 (71.05%) Oracle Database
3 25 (65.79%) Linux
3 25 (65.79%) OCP
4 20 (52.63%) UNIX
5 19 (50.00%) Java
5 19 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 17 (44.74%) Computer Science
7 16 (42.11%) Relational Database
8 15 (39.47%) RDBMS
8 15 (39.47%) Time Management
9 14 (36.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (36.84%) Mathematics
9 14 (36.84%) Shell Script
10 13 (34.21%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (31.58%) ETL
11 12 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database 12c
12 11 (28.95%) Data Analytics
12 11 (28.95%) Analytics
12 11 (28.95%) Oracle Exadata
12 11 (28.95%) E-business
12 11 (28.95%) Physics
12 11 (28.95%) Degree
12 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (28.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
13 10 (26.32%) Oracle Database 10g

OCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (13.16%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Internet
2 3 (7.89%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (71.05%) Oracle Database
2 16 (42.11%) Relational Database
3 15 (39.47%) RDBMS
4 14 (36.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (34.21%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (28.95%) Oracle Exadata
6 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database 12c
7 10 (26.32%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 8 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (15.79%) MySQL
10 4 (10.53%) MS Access
10 4 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (5.26%) OLTP
12 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
1 3 (7.89%) Toad
1 3 (7.89%) Subversion
1 3 (7.89%) Maven
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
1 3 (7.89%) Ant
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Database Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) DBA
6 6 (15.79%) Database Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Support
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Applications Support
8 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (7.89%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Systems Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (7.89%) UNIX Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) SQL DBA
9 2 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) XML
2 4 (10.53%) ODBC
2 4 (10.53%) CSS
3 3 (7.89%) JDBC
3 3 (7.89%) JSP
3 3 (7.89%) Servlets
3 3 (7.89%) Struts
3 3 (7.89%) Web Services
3 3 (7.89%) HTML
3 3 (7.89%) J2EE
3 3 (7.89%) EJB
4 2 (5.26%) Velocity
5 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.63%) Java SE
5 1 (2.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Computer Science
2 14 (36.84%) Mathematics
3 11 (28.95%) Physics
4 7 (18.42%) Clustering
5 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
6 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
6 2 (5.26%) Replication
7 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Linux
2 20 (52.63%) UNIX
3 9 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (21.05%) Windows
5 4 (10.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Time Management
2 12 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (31.58%) ETL
3 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (28.95%) E-business
3 11 (28.95%) Data Analytics
3 11 (28.95%) Analytics
4 9 (23.68%) ITIL
5 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.16%) Workflow
6 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.89%) OOD
8 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.26%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) SQL
2 19 (50.00%) Java
3 14 (36.84%) Shell Script
4 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
5 8 (21.05%) Perl
6 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
8 3 (7.89%) PHP
8 3 (7.89%) C++
8 3 (7.89%) XPath
9 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 25 (65.79%) OCP
3 11 (28.95%) Degree
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (10.53%) MCP
4 4 (10.53%) MCDBA
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.89%) Sun Certification
6 1 (2.63%) OCAJ
6 1 (2.63%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (28.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (21.05%) Data Guard
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.53%) Remedy
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 4 (10.53%) LANDesk
5 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
5 3 (7.89%) Sun
5 3 (7.89%) Veritas
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