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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 940 955 954
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs citing OCA 8 16 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.014% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.028% 0.052% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 10
Average salary £38,500 £53,750 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.37% +10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £34,500 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -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
28133 30520 32777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.23% 27.59% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 22650 23828 26212
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,150 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 April 2016 within the UK.

OCA Salary Histogram in the UK

OCA
Top 10 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 30 April 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
(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 -4 5 £38,500 -33.04% 2
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
London +3 2 £38,500 -33.04%
West Midlands - 2 £31,500 - 1
South East +21 1 £55,000 -
Winchester - 1 £55,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £55,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £31,500 -
Shropshire - 1 - - 1

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 12 (85.71%) Oracle
3 9 (64.29%) PL/SQL
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
5 7 (50.00%) Degree
5 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) CSS
6 6 (42.86%) SOAP
6 6 (42.86%) Web Services
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
6 6 (42.86%) Scrum
6 6 (42.86%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) Web Development
7 5 (35.71%) OCP
7 5 (35.71%) Toad
7 5 (35.71%) JDeveloper
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle Spatial
8 4 (28.57%) Linux
8 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
8 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (21.43%) MCITP

OCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (35.71%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (7.14%) OLTP
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (35.71%) JDeveloper
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (35.71%) Toad
3 1 (7.14%) Checkstyle
3 1 (7.14%) CruiseControl
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) FindBugs
3 1 (7.14%) Flyway
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Gradle
3 1 (7.14%) Hudson
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) JMeter
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Liquibase
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Database Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Administrator
4 4 (28.57%) DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Forensics Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Forensic Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) SOAP
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) NHibernate
3 2 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
4 1 (7.14%) Java EE
4 1 (7.14%) Java SE
4 1 (7.14%) jBPM
4 1 (7.14%) JPA
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) WebCenter
4 1 (7.14%) WinForms
4 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Scrum
1 6 (42.86%) Web Development
2 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (7.14%) E-Discovery
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) OWASP
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) PL/SQL
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) Apex Code
5 1 (7.14%) COBOL
5 1 (7.14%) Groovy
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) XPath
5 1 (7.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) OCP
4 3 (21.43%) MCITP
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.14%) OCAJ
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
1 1 (7.14%) EnCase
1 1 (7.14%) FTK
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Statspack
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Arqiva
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Nuix
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
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