The table below looks at the statistics for OCMJD in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCMJD over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Master Java Developer (formerly Sun Certified Java Developer (SCJD))
Rank 874 889 855
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -34
Permanent jobs citing OCMJD 13 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.005% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.041% 0.017% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 15
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -

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
31704 29186 30092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.62% 27.27% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25212 22919 24760
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OCMJD
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OCMJD within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

OCMJD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OCMJD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OCMJD within the UK.

OCMJD Salary Trend in the UK

OCMJD
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OCMJD over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 within the UK.

OCMJD Salary Histogram in the UK

OCMJD
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCMJD within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 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
(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 +28 13 £47,500 +46.15% 1
South East -13 9 £47,500 +46.15%
West Sussex - 5 £47,500 -
Horsham - 5 £47,500 -
Sussex - 3 £47,500 -
East Midlands +24 2 £32,500 - 1
Northamptonshire -1 2 £33,750 +3.84%
Northampton -7 2 £33,750 +3.84%
Coventry -20 2 £33,750 +3.84%
West Midlands -25 2 £33,750 +3.84%
Leicester +23 1 £32,500 -
Leicestershire +19 1 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes +4 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Buckinghamshire +4 1 £35,000 +7.69%

OCMJD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OCMJD 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 OCMJD.

1 29 (100.00%) J2EE
1 29 (100.00%) Apache
1 29 (100.00%) Sun
1 29 (100.00%) OCPJP
1 29 (100.00%) Spring
2 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (96.55%) Tomcat
2 28 (96.55%) Linux
2 28 (96.55%) Oracle
2 28 (96.55%) SQL
3 21 (72.41%) C++
3 21 (72.41%) HTML
3 21 (72.41%) Java
3 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
3 21 (72.41%) JUnit
3 21 (72.41%) WebLogic
3 21 (72.41%) UML
3 21 (72.41%) Windows
3 21 (72.41%) JBoss
3 21 (72.41%) JMS
3 21 (72.41%) Eclipse
3 21 (72.41%) Software Engineering
3 21 (72.41%) NetBeans
3 21 (72.41%) Clustering
3 21 (72.41%) WebSphere
3 21 (72.41%) JSON
3 21 (72.41%) Dojo
3 21 (72.41%) GlassFish
3 21 (72.41%) Load Balancing
4 20 (68.97%) Maven

OCMJD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OCMJD 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 OCMJD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (100.00%) Apache
2 28 (96.55%) Tomcat
3 21 (72.41%) WebSphere
3 21 (72.41%) GlassFish
3 21 (72.41%) WebLogic
3 21 (72.41%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (72.41%) JUnit
1 21 (72.41%) Eclipse
1 21 (72.41%) NetBeans
2 20 (68.97%) Maven
3 17 (58.62%) StarTeam
3 17 (58.62%) Git (software)
3 17 (58.62%) Subversion
3 17 (58.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) Software Engineer
3 13 (44.83%) Java Developer
4 10 (34.48%) Software Developer
5 9 (31.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 8 (27.59%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (27.59%) J2EE Developer
7 7 (24.14%) Analyst
7 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
7 7 (24.14%) Support Analyst
7 7 (24.14%) Developer Analyst
7 7 (24.14%) Software Support Analyst
8 6 (20.69%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) J2EE
1 29 (100.00%) Spring
2 21 (72.41%) JMS
2 21 (72.41%) JSON
2 21 (72.41%) Dojo
2 21 (72.41%) HTML
3 20 (68.97%) J2SE
4 17 (58.62%) RESTful
4 17 (58.62%) XML
4 17 (58.62%) CSS
4 17 (58.62%) JDBC
4 17 (58.62%) Servlets
4 17 (58.62%) SOAP
4 17 (58.62%) Ajax
5 16 (55.17%) JAX-WS
6 12 (41.38%) JPA
7 8 (27.59%) Struts
8 7 (24.14%) Hibernate
9 1 (3.45%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 21 (72.41%) Clustering
2 16 (55.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Linux
2 21 (72.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (72.41%) Software Engineering
2 21 (72.41%) UML
2 21 (72.41%) Load Balancing
3 20 (68.97%) AOP
4 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
5 9 (31.03%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.90%) Business Development
7 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.45%) OOP
7 1 (3.45%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) SQL
2 21 (72.41%) C++
2 21 (72.41%) Java
2 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) OCPJP
2 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
3 16 (55.17%) Degree
4 9 (31.03%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (27.59%) Sun Certification
6 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Sun
2 28 (96.55%) Oracle