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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 898 962 968
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +6
Permanent jobs citing OCA 13 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.017% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.050% 0.063% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 26
Median salary £70,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+86.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary - £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
26043 30009 31924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.60% 27.37% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21067 23905 24972
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 30 July 2016 within the UK.

OCA Salary Histogram in the UK

OCA
Top 4 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 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +29 13 £70,000 +86.66%
London +40 11 £70,000 +33.33%
West Midlands - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 19 (90.48%) Oracle
3 17 (80.95%) Oracle Database
4 13 (61.90%) CSS
4 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
4 13 (61.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (57.14%) PL/SQL
5 12 (57.14%) SQL
6 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (38.10%) OCP
8 8 (38.10%) Windows
9 7 (33.33%) SOA
9 7 (33.33%) Unix
9 7 (33.33%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 7 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
9 7 (33.33%) BPEL
9 7 (33.33%) JSF
9 7 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (28.57%) Presales
10 6 (28.57%) Middleware
10 6 (28.57%) C#
10 6 (28.57%) HTML
11 4 (19.05%) SOAP
11 4 (19.05%) Web Services
11 4 (19.05%) .NET
11 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
11 4 (19.05%) Web Development
11 4 (19.05%) Scrum
11 4 (19.05%) Waterfall

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 7 (33.33%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) Oracle Database
2 13 (61.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (14.29%) Spatial Data
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (14.29%) JDeveloper
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (14.29%) Toad
3 1 (4.76%) Checkstyle
3 1 (4.76%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) FindBugs
3 1 (4.76%) Flyway
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Gradle
3 1 (4.76%) Hudson
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) JMeter
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Liquibase
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Architect
2 7 (33.33%) Consultant
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle Architect
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Architect
2 7 (33.33%) SOA Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Presales Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Presales Solution Architect
3 6 (28.57%) SOA Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Solutions Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 3 (14.29%) DBA
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) CSS
2 7 (33.33%) JSF
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
3 6 (28.57%) Middleware
4 4 (19.05%) .NET
4 4 (19.05%) SOAP
4 4 (19.05%) Web Services
5 3 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (9.52%) NHibernate
6 2 (9.52%) XSLT
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.76%) Java EE
7 1 (4.76%) Java SE
7 1 (4.76%) jBPM
7 1 (4.76%) JPA
7 1 (4.76%) jQuery
7 1 (4.76%) WCF
7 1 (4.76%) WebCenter
7 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) BPEL
2 7 (33.33%) SOA
3 6 (28.57%) Presales
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
4 4 (19.05%) Web Development
5 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 3 (14.29%) Database Optimisation
5 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Kanban
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) System Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (4.76%) Secure Coding
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) PL/SQL
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) C
4 3 (14.29%) C++
4 3 (14.29%) COBOL
4 3 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) XPath
5 2 (9.52%) XQuery
6 1 (4.76%) Apex Code
6 1 (4.76%) Groovy
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 8 (38.10%) OCP
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) OCAJ
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) EnCase
1 1 (4.76%) FTK
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Arqiva
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Nuix
2 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com