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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 857 878 865
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Permanent jobs citing OCA 36 29 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.025% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.093% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 7
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%

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
29896 31032 28815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.30% 27.04% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24121 24045 23400
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

OCA Salary Histogram in the UK

OCA
Top 22 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 28 August 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 +13 36 £37,500 -16.66% 4
South East +22 11 £39,500 - 1
London +13 11 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Hampshire - 7 £39,500 - 1
Andover - 6 £39,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £32,000 -
Kent - 4 £32,000 -
City of London +25 1 £52,500 +10.52%
Berkshire +10 1 £45,000 -
Reading -1 1 £45,000 -
Chesterfield - 1 £32,000 -
Aldershot - 1 £32,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £32,000 -
North West - 1 £32,000 -
Chorley - 1 £32,000 -
Banbury - 1 £32,000 -
Halifax - 1 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £32,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £32,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £32,000 -

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (100.00%) Oracle
1 42 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 32 (76.19%) OCP
3 30 (71.43%) Linux
4 29 (69.05%) UNIX
5 27 (64.29%) SQL
5 27 (64.29%) Oracle Database
6 24 (57.14%) Java
7 21 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 20 (47.62%) Computer Science
8 20 (47.62%) Relational Database
9 18 (42.86%) Mathematics
10 17 (40.48%) Oracle RMAN
10 17 (40.48%) Shell Script
11 16 (38.10%) RDBMS
11 16 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (38.10%) ETL
11 16 (38.10%) Time Management
12 15 (35.71%) Physics
12 15 (35.71%) Oracle Exadata
12 15 (35.71%) E-business
12 15 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (35.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 15 (35.71%) Analytics
12 15 (35.71%) Data Analytics
12 15 (35.71%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
14 9 (21.43%) Perl
14 9 (21.43%) XML
14 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development

OCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (19.05%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) HipChat
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) SAN
2 3 (7.14%) Internet
2 3 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (64.29%) Oracle Database
2 21 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (47.62%) Relational Database
4 16 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (38.10%) RDBMS
5 15 (35.71%) Oracle Exadata
5 15 (35.71%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 7 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (4.76%) OLTP
10 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (2.38%) MS Access
10 1 (2.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Ant
1 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 6 (14.29%) Toad
1 6 (14.29%) Subversion
1 6 (14.29%) Maven
2 3 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Oracle Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Database Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Oracle Database Developer
3 11 (26.19%) DBA
4 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Junior
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (14.29%) Systems Developer
4 6 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Junior DBA
6 4 (9.52%) Junior Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Junior Applications Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.76%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) XML
2 8 (19.05%) HTML
2 8 (19.05%) CSS
3 6 (14.29%) JDBC
3 6 (14.29%) JSP
3 6 (14.29%) Servlets
3 6 (14.29%) Struts
3 6 (14.29%) Web Services
3 6 (14.29%) J2EE
3 6 (14.29%) EJB
4 2 (4.76%) XSLT
4 2 (4.76%) Velocity
5 1 (2.38%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (47.62%) Computer Science
2 18 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 15 (35.71%) Physics
4 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (14.29%) Clustering
5 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 4 (9.52%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
6 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.76%) Replication
6 2 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (71.43%) Linux
2 29 (69.05%) UNIX
3 7 (16.67%) Solaris
4 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) ETL
1 16 (38.10%) Time Management
2 15 (35.71%) Data Analytics
2 15 (35.71%) Analytics
2 15 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (35.71%) E-business
3 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.05%) Workflow
4 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 6 (14.29%) OOD
5 6 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (11.90%) ITIL
6 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.14%) Security Management
7 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) SQL
2 24 (57.14%) Java
3 17 (40.48%) Shell Script
4 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
5 9 (21.43%) Perl
6 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.14%) PHP
7 3 (7.14%) C++
7 3 (7.14%) XPath
8 2 (4.76%) XQuery
8 2 (4.76%) Ruby
8 2 (4.76%) C
8 2 (4.76%) C#
9 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 32 (76.19%) OCP
3 8 (19.05%) Degree
4 6 (14.29%) Sun Certification
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.14%) RHCSA
6 2 (4.76%) MCTS
6 2 (4.76%) MCITP
7 1 (2.38%) MCP
7 1 (2.38%) MCDBA
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (40.48%) Oracle RMAN
2 15 (35.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Statspack
3 2 (4.76%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) Sun
2 6 (14.29%) Veritas
2 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.76%) Remedy
3 2 (4.76%) Perforce
4 1 (2.38%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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