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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
UK
Rank 827 934 921
Rank change year-on-year
+107 -13
Permanent jobs citing OCA 22 5 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.005% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.018% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 20
Median salary £64,250 £39,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+61.63% -11.66%
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £39,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+127.84% -12.22%

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
21316 28046 29397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.26% 28.06% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16869 22450 23520
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 20 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCA within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
England +103 21 £64,250 +61.63%
East of England - 13 - -
South East +74 7 £90,000 +127.84%
Kent - 6 - -
Hertfordshire - 6 - -
Brentwood - 4 - -
Essex - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
London +72 1 £38,500 -30.00%
Wales - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £90,000 -

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 37 (100.00%) Oracle
1 37 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 32 (86.49%) Oracle Database
3 27 (72.97%) Oracle Database 11g
3 27 (72.97%) SQL
4 26 (70.27%) OCP
4 26 (70.27%) PL/SQL
5 22 (59.46%) Oracle Database 12c
6 15 (40.54%) Oracle RMAN
6 15 (40.54%) Unix
6 15 (40.54%) Data Guard
7 13 (35.14%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (32.43%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (32.43%) WebLogic
8 12 (32.43%) Shell Script
8 12 (32.43%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
9 9 (24.32%) CSS
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
11 7 (18.92%) Linux
11 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
11 7 (18.92%) Migration
11 7 (18.92%) Data Migration
11 7 (18.92%) Data Structures
11 7 (18.92%) Database Optimisation
12 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 6 (16.22%) Presales
12 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
12 6 (16.22%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (16.22%) Windows

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 12 (32.43%) WebLogic
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (86.49%) Oracle Database
2 27 (72.97%) Oracle Database 11g
3 22 (59.46%) Oracle Database 12c
4 12 (32.43%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
6 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
6 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.70%) Big Data
7 1 (2.70%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.70%) DB2
7 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.70%) MariaDB
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) DBA
1 27 (72.97%) Oracle DBA
2 20 (54.05%) Administrator
3 7 (18.92%) SQL DBA
4 6 (16.22%) Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Presales Solution Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle SOA Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle SOA Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Presales Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) SOA Architect
5 5 (13.51%) SOA Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Solutions Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) CSS
2 5 (13.51%) JSF
2 5 (13.51%) Middleware
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle ADF
2 5 (13.51%) XML
3 4 (10.81%) HTML
4 3 (8.11%) XSLT
5 1 (2.70%) .NET
5 1 (2.70%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Unix
2 7 (18.92%) Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
2 7 (18.92%) Data Migration
2 7 (18.92%) Database Optimisation
2 7 (18.92%) Migration
3 6 (16.22%) Presales
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) BPEL
4 5 (13.51%) SOA
5 4 (10.81%) Web Development
6 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.11%) High Availability
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL
7 1 (2.70%) CAPI
7 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.70%) Database Tuning
7 1 (2.70%) Front End Development
7 1 (2.70%) Information Security
7 1 (2.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 26 (70.27%) PL/SQL
3 12 (32.43%) Shell Script
4 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.51%) C++
5 5 (13.51%) Java
6 4 (10.81%) C
6 4 (10.81%) C#
6 4 (10.81%) PHP
6 4 (10.81%) Ruby
6 4 (10.81%) XPath
6 4 (10.81%) XQuery
7 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 26 (70.27%) OCP
3 1 (2.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.70%) HDFS
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) Data Guard
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) VMware