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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 792 809 808
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing OCP 104 72 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.067% 0.078%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 93 64 74
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

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
30465 28654 33810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.84% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23768 23376 28477
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 17 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 17 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 -12 90 £49,000 -2.00% 10
East of England +9 29 £45,000 +32.35%
West Yorkshire -14 21 £30,000 -25.00%
Yorkshire -16 21 £30,000 -25.00% 1
South East +14 20 £49,000 +3.15% 4
London -4 20 £57,500 - 4
Leeds -16 17 £30,000 -25.00%
Hertfordshire - 15 £65,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 15 £65,000 -
Scotland +5 13 £55,000 +18.91%
Birmingham +8 11 £65,000 +52.94%
West Midlands 0 11 £65,000 +62.50%
Cambridge - 10 £42,000 -
Edinburgh - 10 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 10 £42,000 -
Reading - 8 £65,000 -
Berkshire - 8 £65,000 -
Hampshire - 7 £42,500 - 3
Basingstoke - 6 £42,500 - 1
Essex +10 4 £45,000 -18.18%
City of London +11 3 £60,000 -14.28% 2
Chelmsford 0 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Glasgow -12 2 £42,500 -10.52%
Derbyshire -12 2 £50,000 -
East Midlands -21 2 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £49,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 £49,000 -
Surrey -7 1 £42,500 -10.52% 1

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 193 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 192 (99.48%) Oracle
3 176 (91.19%) Oracle Database
4 138 (71.50%) SQL
5 119 (61.66%) Oracle RAC
6 114 (59.07%) PL/SQL
7 111 (57.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 84 (43.52%) UNIX
8 84 (43.52%) Linux
9 75 (38.86%) Relational Database
10 74 (38.34%) RDBMS
11 73 (37.82%) Oracle Database 10g
12 70 (36.27%) Oracle RMAN
13 69 (35.75%) Performance Tuning
14 65 (33.68%) Windows
15 63 (32.64%) Oracle EBS
16 58 (30.05%) Data Guard
17 55 (28.50%) Oracle Reports
18 45 (23.32%) SQL Server
19 43 (22.28%) Business Intelligence
20 39 (20.21%) Shell Script
20 39 (20.21%) Finance
21 38 (19.69%) ITIL
21 38 (19.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
21 38 (19.69%) Microsoft
22 34 (17.62%) OCA
23 33 (17.10%) Oracle EBS R12
24 32 (16.58%) Red Hat
25 28 (14.51%) SOA
25 28 (14.51%) SQLPlus

OCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 21 (10.88%) Oracle Workflow
2 20 (10.36%) WebLogic
3 19 (9.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (7.77%) Apache
5 9 (4.66%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (1.55%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.55%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.52%) CICS
Applications
1 10 (5.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 63 (32.64%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (17.10%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (5.70%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (4.15%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (3.11%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (2.59%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 5 (2.59%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (2.59%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (2.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (2.59%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (2.59%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (2.59%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (1.04%) Summit
8 1 (0.52%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.77%) DNS
2 13 (6.74%) DHCP
3 10 (5.18%) SAN
4 9 (4.66%) Internet
5 6 (3.11%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.55%) LDAP
7 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (91.19%) Oracle Database
2 111 (57.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 75 (38.86%) Relational Database
4 74 (38.34%) RDBMS
5 73 (37.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 55 (28.50%) Oracle Reports
7 45 (23.32%) SQL Server
8 28 (14.51%) SQLPlus
9 26 (13.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 22 (11.40%) Oracle9i Database
11 16 (8.29%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (8.29%) Oracle Database 12c
12 15 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (5.70%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (5.18%) Oracle Discoverer
15 9 (4.66%) MySQL
16 8 (4.15%) SQL Server 2000
16 8 (4.15%) Oracle Exadata
17 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (13.47%) Oracle Forms
2 23 (11.92%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.55%) Eclipse RCP
3 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.55%) Toad
3 3 (1.55%) PeopleTools
General
1 39 (20.21%) Finance
2 14 (7.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (6.22%) Retail
4 8 (4.15%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.63%) Back Office
6 5 (2.59%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.59%) Marketing
7 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.07%) Banking
7 4 (2.07%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.52%) French Language
8 1 (0.52%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 121 (62.69%) DBA
2 110 (56.99%) Oracle DBA
3 47 (24.35%) Administrator
4 28 (14.51%) Consultant
5 27 (13.99%) Oracle Consultant
6 26 (13.47%) Developer
7 20 (10.36%) Oracle Developer
7 20 (10.36%) Team Leader
7 20 (10.36%) Oracle Team Leader
8 13 (6.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 13 (6.74%) Linux Administrator
8 13 (6.74%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (6.22%) Development Team Leader
9 12 (6.22%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 12 (6.22%) Senior DBA
10 11 (5.70%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 11 (5.70%) Senior SQL Developer
10 11 (5.70%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
10 11 (5.70%) PL/SQL Developer
10 11 (5.70%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.36%) Middleware
2 15 (7.77%) XML
2 15 (7.77%) HTML
3 9 (4.66%) CSS
3 9 (4.66%) jQuery
3 9 (4.66%) HTML5
4 6 (3.11%) Ajax
5 5 (2.59%) XSL
5 5 (2.59%) J2EE
5 5 (2.59%) CSS3
5 5 (2.59%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (2.59%) Web Services
6 4 (2.07%) WebCenter
6 4 (2.07%) Struts
7 3 (1.55%) EJB
7 3 (1.55%) JDBC
7 3 (1.55%) XSLT
7 3 (1.55%) Swing
7 3 (1.55%) JavaBeans
7 3 (1.55%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.88%) Clustering
2 18 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.81%) Replication
4 16 (8.29%) Data Integration
5 13 (6.74%) PKI
6 6 (3.11%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.59%) Blog
7 5 (2.59%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.55%) Oracle Exalogic
8 3 (1.55%) Statistics
9 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.52%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 84 (43.52%) UNIX
1 84 (43.52%) Linux
2 65 (33.68%) Windows
3 20 (10.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (7.77%) Solaris
5 10 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (5.18%) CentOS
6 6 (3.11%) AIX
7 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (35.75%) Performance Tuning
2 43 (22.28%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (19.69%) ITIL
4 28 (14.51%) SOA
5 22 (11.40%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (11.40%) Mentoring
6 21 (10.88%) Workflow
7 20 (10.36%) Migration
8 19 (9.84%) Data Analysis
9 14 (7.25%) Database Security
10 13 (6.74%) Release Management
11 12 (6.22%) High Availability
12 11 (5.70%) Business Continuity
12 11 (5.70%) ERP
13 10 (5.18%) Problem Management
14 9 (4.66%) Data Protection
14 9 (4.66%) CRM
15 7 (3.63%) Project Management
16 6 (3.11%) Service Delivery
16 6 (3.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (71.50%) SQL
2 114 (59.07%) PL/SQL
3 39 (20.21%) Shell Script
4 24 (12.44%) Java
5 23 (11.92%) Perl
6 19 (9.84%) T-SQL
7 15 (7.77%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.11%) Korn
8 6 (3.11%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.04%) C
9 2 (1.04%) PeopleCode
9 2 (1.04%) SQR
10 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 193 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 34 (17.62%) OCA
3 26 (13.47%) Degree
4 23 (11.92%) SC Cleared
4 23 (11.92%) Security Cleared
5 13 (6.74%) RHCE
6 12 (6.22%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (5.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.59%) MBA
9 4 (2.07%) Sun Certification
9 4 (2.07%) HND
9 4 (2.07%) MCITP
10 3 (1.55%) IBM Certification
11 2 (1.04%) MCTS
11 2 (1.04%) MCSE
11 2 (1.04%) MCSA
12 1 (0.52%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.52%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.52%) MCSD
12 1 (0.52%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.66%) SLA
2 5 (2.59%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 119 (61.66%) Oracle RAC
2 70 (36.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (7.25%) Active Directory
4 13 (6.74%) VMware ESX
4 13 (6.74%) vSphere
5 3 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 58 (30.05%) Data Guard
2 38 (19.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (6.74%) EMC NetWorker
4 11 (5.70%) SCOM
5 10 (5.18%) SCCM
6 9 (4.66%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.55%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (1.04%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 192 (99.48%) Oracle
2 38 (19.69%) Microsoft
3 32 (16.58%) Red Hat
4 20 (10.36%) EMC
5 17 (8.81%) VMware
6 11 (5.70%) SAP
7 9 (4.66%) JBoss
8 8 (4.15%) Sun
8 8 (4.15%) IBM
9 7 (3.63%) HP
9 7 (3.63%) NetApp
10 6 (3.11%) ATG
11 5 (2.59%) CommVault
12 4 (2.07%) Hyperion
12 4 (2.07%) Netezza
13 3 (1.55%) Cisco
13 3 (1.55%) PeopleSoft
14 2 (1.04%) Veritas
14 2 (1.04%) McAfee
14 2 (1.04%) Computacenter
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