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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 891 908 857
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -51
Permanent jobs citing OCA 11 30 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.025% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.037% 0.093% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 27
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%

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
30106 32256 29975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.20% 27.31% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23879 25494 24281
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 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

OCA Salary Histogram in the UK

OCA
Top 3 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 3 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 +5 11 £37,500 -11.76% 3
London +21 4 £57,500 +21.05% 1
City of London +35 2 £57,500 +21.05% 1

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 31 (100.00%) Oracle
1 31 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 22 (70.97%) SQL
3 20 (64.52%) OCP
3 20 (64.52%) Oracle Database
4 16 (51.61%) Linux
5 14 (45.16%) UNIX
5 14 (45.16%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (45.16%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (41.94%) Computer Science
6 13 (41.94%) Java
6 13 (41.94%) Shell Script
7 11 (35.48%) RDBMS
7 11 (35.48%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (35.48%) Relational Database
7 11 (35.48%) Time Management
8 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
8 10 (32.26%) Degree
8 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
9 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (25.81%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (25.81%) Windows
9 8 (25.81%) ITIL
9 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
9 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
10 7 (22.58%) ETL
10 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (22.58%) E-business
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (22.58%) Red Hat

OCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) Oracle Database
2 11 (35.48%) Relational Database
2 11 (35.48%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (35.48%) RDBMS
3 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (22.58%) Oracle Exadata
4 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (19.35%) MySQL
6 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (12.90%) MS Access
7 1 (3.23%) DB2
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (9.68%) JIRA
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Database Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Database Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) DBA
7 4 (12.90%) Technical Support
7 4 (12.90%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
8 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
10 1 (3.23%) SQL DBA
10 1 (3.23%) Administrator
10 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) XML
1 4 (12.90%) ODBC
2 2 (6.45%) Java SE
2 2 (6.45%) Velocity
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Computer Science
2 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
3 7 (22.58%) Physics
4 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (16.13%) Clustering
6 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
6 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
7 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) UNIX
3 8 (25.81%) Windows
4 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (35.48%) Time Management
3 8 (25.81%) ITIL
4 7 (22.58%) ETL
4 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (22.58%) E-business
4 7 (22.58%) Data Analytics
4 7 (22.58%) Analytics
5 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (12.90%) Process Management
5 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.45%) Database Security
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.45%) Web Development
7 2 (6.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) Shell Script
3 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) Perl
5 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
5 4 (12.90%) C
6 3 (9.68%) C++
6 3 (9.68%) PHP
6 3 (9.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 20 (64.52%) OCP
3 10 (32.26%) Degree
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (12.90%) MCP
4 4 (12.90%) MCDBA
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.45%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (22.58%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.90%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) LANDesk
4 4 (12.90%) Business Objects
5 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow
5 3 (9.68%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) Veritas
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Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago