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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 878 863 849
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Permanent jobs citing OCA 5 44 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.037% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.017% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 37
Average salary £37,500 £48,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £35,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%

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
29235 32104 30081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.34% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22964 25766 24182
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

OCA Salary Histogram in the UK

OCA
Top 5 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 22 May 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 -3 5 £37,500 -23.07% 1
London +43 2 £44,750 -10.50% 1
Berkshire -27 2 - -
South East -27 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 - -

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 37 (97.37%) Oracle
3 25 (65.79%) SQL
4 22 (57.89%) Linux
5 21 (55.26%) OCP
5 21 (55.26%) Red Hat
5 21 (55.26%) Oracle Database
6 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
7 17 (44.74%) UNIX
8 16 (42.11%) Degree
9 15 (39.47%) Oracle RAC
9 15 (39.47%) Oracle RMAN
9 15 (39.47%) PL/SQL
9 15 (39.47%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (39.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (39.47%) Data Guard
10 14 (36.84%) Finance
11 12 (31.58%) Computer Science
11 12 (31.58%) Solaris
12 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
12 11 (28.95%) Windows
12 11 (28.95%) Time Management
12 11 (28.95%) Clustering
13 10 (26.32%) VMware
13 10 (26.32%) Perl
13 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (23.68%) MySQL
14 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
14 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (21.05%) Oracle Reports

OCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) JBoss
2 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) SAN
2 6 (15.79%) NAS
3 4 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) Oracle Database
2 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
3 9 (23.68%) MySQL
3 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
6 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
6 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (10.53%) MS Access
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.63%) OLTP
9 1 (2.63%) DB2
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (7.89%) JIRA
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Marketing
3 5 (13.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) DBA
2 10 (26.32%) Administrator
3 9 (23.68%) Support Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Database Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (13.16%) Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Support
8 3 (7.89%) Applications Support
8 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
9 2 (5.26%) SQL DBA
9 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) XML
1 4 (10.53%) ODBC
2 2 (5.26%) Java SE
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) JSON
3 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 11 (28.95%) Clustering
3 5 (13.16%) Freedom of Information
3 5 (13.16%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (13.16%) Freedom of Information Act
4 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
4 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.63%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Linux
2 17 (44.74%) UNIX
3 15 (39.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (31.58%) Solaris
5 11 (28.95%) Windows
6 1 (2.63%) HPUX
6 1 (2.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (28.95%) Time Management
3 6 (15.79%) Programme Management
3 6 (15.79%) ITIL
4 5 (13.16%) Database Security
4 5 (13.16%) Line Management
4 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
4 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (10.53%) Process Management
5 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.26%) Web Development
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) OO
7 2 (5.26%) BPR
8 1 (2.63%) E-business
8 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) PL/SQL
3 10 (26.32%) Perl
4 7 (18.42%) Java
5 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
5 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.53%) C
6 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.89%) PHP
7 3 (7.89%) C++
7 3 (7.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 21 (55.26%) OCP
3 16 (42.11%) Degree
4 6 (15.79%) RHCSA
5 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (10.53%) MCP
6 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (10.53%) MCDBA
7 2 (5.26%) OCAJ
8 1 (2.63%) MCITP
8 1 (2.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) Oracle RMAN
1 15 (39.47%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 37 (97.37%) Oracle
2 21 (55.26%) Red Hat
3 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (26.32%) VMware
5 6 (15.79%) Veritas
6 4 (10.53%) LANDesk
6 4 (10.53%) Business Objects
7 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
7 3 (7.89%) Remedy
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco
8 1 (2.63%) Sun
8 1 (2.63%) HP
8 1 (2.63%) EMC
8 1 (2.63%) F5
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