The table below looks at the statistics for OCP in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCP over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 797 819 796
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Permanent jobs citing OCP 110 55 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.051% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 96 48 75
Average salary £50,000 £46,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.95% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £40,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -17.07%

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
31211 29077 33502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.00% 27.08% 28.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24194 23648 28318
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

OCP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OCP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OCP
Salary Trend

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

OCP Salary Trend in the UK

OCP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OCP over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 within the UK.

OCP Salary Histogram in the UK

OCP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCP within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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 +18 98 £52,500 +17.31% 11
East of England +6 33 £45,000 +32.35% 2
Yorkshire -24 26 £35,000 -12.50%
West Yorkshire -6 22 £35,000 -12.50%
South East -3 21 £65,000 +36.84% 3
London +3 20 £57,500 - 5
Leeds -18 18 £35,000 -12.50%
Hertfordshire - 14 £65,000 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 14 £65,000 - 2
Birmingham +12 13 £65,000 +52.94%
West Midlands +5 13 £65,000 +62.50%
Cambridge - 13 £42,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 13 £42,000 -
Berkshire - 12 £65,000 -
Reading - 12 £65,000 -
Scotland - 11 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 8 £50,000 -
Essex +10 6 £45,000 -25.00%
Hampshire - 6 £42,500 - 3
City of London +11 5 £60,000 -29.41% 2
Basingstoke - 4 £42,500 - 1
Derbyshire -8 3 £50,000 -
East Midlands -9 3 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £65,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £42,500 -
Chelmsford - 2 £45,000 -
Derby - 2 - -
Surrey -7 1 £42,500 -10.52%

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OCP 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 OCP.

1 196 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 195 (99.49%) Oracle
3 179 (91.33%) Oracle Database
4 138 (70.41%) SQL
5 118 (60.20%) Oracle RAC
6 114 (58.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 114 (58.16%) PL/SQL
7 90 (45.92%) Linux
8 87 (44.39%) UNIX
9 78 (39.80%) Oracle RMAN
9 78 (39.80%) Relational Database
10 77 (39.29%) RDBMS
11 76 (38.78%) Oracle Database 10g
12 70 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
13 67 (34.18%) Windows
14 59 (30.10%) Oracle EBS
15 58 (29.59%) Data Guard
16 54 (27.55%) Oracle Reports
17 44 (22.45%) SQL Server
18 42 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
18 42 (21.43%) Shell Script
19 39 (19.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 37 (18.88%) Microsoft
20 37 (18.88%) Finance
21 35 (17.86%) OCA
21 35 (17.86%) ITIL
22 34 (17.35%) SQLPlus
23 32 (16.33%) Oracle EBS R12
24 30 (15.31%) Red Hat
25 28 (14.29%) SOA

OCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OCP 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 OCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (9.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 16 (8.16%) WebLogic
2 16 (8.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (6.63%) Apache
4 10 (5.10%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (1.53%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.53%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.51%) CICS
Applications
1 10 (5.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 59 (30.10%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (16.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (5.61%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (5.10%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (3.06%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (2.55%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 5 (2.55%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (2.55%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (2.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (2.55%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (2.55%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (2.55%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (1.02%) Summit
8 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.63%) DHCP
1 13 (6.63%) DNS
2 9 (4.59%) Internet
3 7 (3.57%) SAN
4 4 (2.04%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.51%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (91.33%) Oracle Database
2 114 (58.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 78 (39.80%) Relational Database
4 77 (39.29%) RDBMS
5 76 (38.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 54 (27.55%) Oracle Reports
7 44 (22.45%) SQL Server
8 34 (17.35%) SQLPlus
9 25 (12.76%) Oracle9i Database
10 24 (12.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 19 (9.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (9.18%) Oracle Database 12c
12 18 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (5.10%) Oracle Discoverer
14 10 (5.10%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (4.59%) MySQL
15 9 (4.59%) Oracle Exadata
16 6 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (12.24%) Oracle Forms
2 23 (11.73%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (2.55%) Toad
4 3 (1.53%) PeopleTools
4 3 (1.53%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.53%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 37 (18.88%) Finance
2 14 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (5.61%) Retail
4 10 (5.10%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.55%) Banking
5 5 (2.55%) General Ledger
5 5 (2.55%) Marketing
6 4 (2.04%) Back Office
6 4 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.04%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.51%) French Language
7 1 (0.51%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 124 (63.27%) DBA
2 114 (58.16%) Oracle DBA
3 46 (23.47%) Administrator
4 31 (15.82%) Consultant
5 30 (15.31%) Oracle Consultant
6 25 (12.76%) Developer
7 21 (10.71%) Team Leader
8 20 (10.20%) Oracle Team Leader
9 19 (9.69%) Oracle Developer
10 13 (6.63%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (6.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 13 (6.63%) Linux Administrator
11 12 (6.12%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 12 (6.12%) Senior Developer
11 12 (6.12%) Development Team Leader
12 11 (5.61%) SQL DBA
12 11 (5.61%) PL/SQL Developer
12 11 (5.61%) SQL Developer
12 11 (5.61%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
12 11 (5.61%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.76%) Middleware
2 16 (8.16%) XML
3 15 (7.65%) HTML
4 9 (4.59%) CSS
4 9 (4.59%) jQuery
4 9 (4.59%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (4.59%) HTML5
5 6 (3.06%) Web Services
5 6 (3.06%) Ajax
6 5 (2.55%) XSL
6 5 (2.55%) CSS3
7 4 (2.04%) Struts
8 3 (1.53%) EJB
8 3 (1.53%) JDBC
8 3 (1.53%) J2EE
8 3 (1.53%) XSLT
8 3 (1.53%) Swing
8 3 (1.53%) JavaBeans
8 3 (1.53%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.53%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.73%) Clustering
2 17 (8.67%) Replication
3 14 (7.14%) Data Integration
4 13 (6.63%) PKI
5 6 (3.06%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.55%) Blog
6 5 (2.55%) Oracle Exalogic
6 5 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.55%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.53%) Statistics
8 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 90 (45.92%) Linux
2 87 (44.39%) UNIX
3 67 (34.18%) Windows
4 19 (9.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (7.65%) Solaris
6 10 (5.10%) CentOS
7 8 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.57%) AIX
9 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 42 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (17.86%) ITIL
4 28 (14.29%) SOA
5 25 (12.76%) Mentoring
6 22 (11.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (11.22%) Migration
7 19 (9.69%) Workflow
8 17 (8.67%) Data Analysis
9 15 (7.65%) Database Security
10 13 (6.63%) Release Management
11 12 (6.12%) High Availability
12 11 (5.61%) Business Continuity
12 11 (5.61%) ERP
13 10 (5.10%) Problem Management
14 9 (4.59%) Data Protection
15 7 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
15 7 (3.57%) CRM
15 7 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (70.41%) SQL
2 114 (58.16%) PL/SQL
3 42 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 25 (12.76%) Perl
5 22 (11.22%) Java
6 19 (9.69%) T-SQL
7 15 (7.65%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.57%) Korn
8 7 (3.57%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.53%) C
10 2 (1.02%) PeopleCode
10 2 (1.02%) SQR
11 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 196 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 35 (17.86%) OCA
3 22 (11.22%) Degree
4 20 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 20 (10.20%) Security Cleared
5 13 (6.63%) RHCE
6 12 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.55%) MBA
9 4 (2.04%) Sun Certification
9 4 (2.04%) HND
9 4 (2.04%) MCITP
10 3 (1.53%) IBM Certification
11 2 (1.02%) MCTS
11 2 (1.02%) MCSE
11 2 (1.02%) MCSA
11 2 (1.02%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.51%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.51%) MCSD
12 1 (0.51%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.08%) SLA
2 5 (2.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 118 (60.20%) Oracle RAC
2 78 (39.80%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 13 (6.63%) VMware ESX
4 13 (6.63%) vSphere
5 4 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 58 (29.59%) Data Guard
2 39 (19.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (6.63%) EMC NetWorker
4 12 (6.12%) SCOM
5 10 (5.10%) SCCM
5 10 (5.10%) NetBackup
6 9 (4.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 195 (99.49%) Oracle
2 37 (18.88%) Microsoft
3 30 (15.31%) Red Hat
4 22 (11.22%) EMC
5 18 (9.18%) VMware
6 11 (5.61%) SAP
7 10 (5.10%) Sun
8 9 (4.59%) HP
8 9 (4.59%) NetApp
9 8 (4.08%) IBM
10 7 (3.57%) JBoss
10 7 (3.57%) CommVault
10 7 (3.57%) ATG
11 4 (2.04%) Netezza
12 3 (1.53%) Hyperion
12 3 (1.53%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (1.53%) Cisco
13 2 (1.02%) Veritas
13 2 (1.02%) McAfee
13 2 (1.02%) Computacenter
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits + pension
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Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus+ Car/ CA + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + + Corporate Benefits
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Salary: £53000 - £56000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
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Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Salary: £53000 - £56000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Upto 65k plus flexible benefits scheme
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