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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 787 822 792
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -30
Permanent jobs citing OCP 112 51 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.048% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 97 44 75
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,073 £35,000 £40,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -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
31403 28879 33391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.98% 27.15% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24333 23456 28266
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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 +16 100 £50,000 +17.64% 12
East of England +15 33 £45,000 +32.35% 2
Yorkshire -24 29 £35,000 -12.50%
West Yorkshire -20 25 £35,000 -12.50%
South East -3 21 £65,000 +36.84% 3
Leeds -14 20 £35,000 -14.63%
London +10 19 £57,500 -8.00% 6
Birmingham +14 13 £65,000 +52.94%
West Midlands -4 13 £65,000 +62.50%
Hertfordshire - 13 £65,000 - 2
Cambridge - 13 £42,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 13 £42,000 -
Berkshire - 12 £65,000 -
Reading - 12 £65,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 12 £65,000 - 2
Scotland - 11 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 8 £50,000 -
Essex +14 7 £45,000 -25.00%
Hampshire - 6 £46,250 - 3
City of London -3 4 £60,000 -29.41% 2
Derbyshire -9 3 £50,000 -
East Midlands -23 3 £50,000 +42.85%
Southampton - 3 £80,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £42,500 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £42,500 -
Chelmsford - 2 £45,000 -
Derby - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Surrey -7 1 £42,500 -10.52%

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
3 177 (91.71%) Oracle Database
4 137 (70.98%) SQL
5 115 (59.59%) Oracle RAC
6 113 (58.55%) PL/SQL
7 112 (58.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 89 (46.11%) Linux
9 85 (44.04%) UNIX
10 79 (40.93%) Oracle RMAN
11 77 (39.90%) Relational Database
12 76 (39.38%) RDBMS
13 75 (38.86%) Oracle Database 10g
14 70 (36.27%) Performance Tuning
15 66 (34.20%) Windows
16 58 (30.05%) Data Guard
17 57 (29.53%) Oracle EBS
18 52 (26.94%) Oracle Reports
19 44 (22.80%) SQL Server
20 42 (21.76%) Shell Script
21 41 (21.24%) Business Intelligence
22 39 (20.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
23 35 (18.13%) Microsoft
23 35 (18.13%) OCA
24 34 (17.62%) SQLPlus
24 34 (17.62%) ITIL
24 34 (17.62%) Finance
25 30 (15.54%) Oracle EBS R12
26 29 (15.03%) Red Hat
27 26 (13.47%) SOA

OCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (9.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 16 (8.29%) WebLogic
3 14 (7.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (6.74%) Apache
5 10 (5.18%) 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 57 (29.53%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (15.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (5.18%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (5.18%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (3.11%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (2.59%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 5 (2.59%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (2.59%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (2.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (2.59%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (2.59%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (2.59%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (1.04%) Summit
7 1 (0.52%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.74%) DHCP
1 13 (6.74%) DNS
2 9 (4.66%) Internet
3 6 (3.11%) SAN
4 3 (1.55%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (91.71%) Oracle Database
2 112 (58.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 77 (39.90%) Relational Database
4 76 (39.38%) RDBMS
5 75 (38.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 52 (26.94%) Oracle Reports
7 44 (22.80%) SQL Server
8 34 (17.62%) SQLPlus
9 25 (12.95%) Oracle9i Database
10 23 (11.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 19 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (9.33%) Oracle Database 12c
12 18 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (6.22%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (5.18%) Oracle Discoverer
14 10 (5.18%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (4.66%) MySQL
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 23 (11.92%) Oracle Forms
1 23 (11.92%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (2.59%) Toad
3 3 (1.55%) PeopleTools
3 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.55%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 34 (17.62%) Finance
2 14 (7.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (5.18%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.66%) Retail
5 5 (2.59%) General Ledger
5 5 (2.59%) Marketing
5 5 (2.59%) Banking
6 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.07%) Online Betting
7 2 (1.04%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.52%) French Language
8 1 (0.52%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 123 (63.73%) DBA
2 113 (58.55%) Oracle DBA
3 45 (23.32%) Administrator
4 31 (16.06%) Consultant
5 30 (15.54%) Oracle Consultant
6 24 (12.44%) Developer
7 21 (10.88%) Team Leader
8 20 (10.36%) Oracle Team Leader
9 18 (9.33%) Oracle Developer
10 13 (6.74%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (6.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 13 (6.74%) Linux Administrator
11 12 (6.22%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 12 (6.22%) Senior Developer
11 12 (6.22%) Development Team Leader
12 11 (5.70%) SQL DBA
12 11 (5.70%) PL/SQL Developer
12 11 (5.70%) SQL Developer
12 11 (5.70%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
12 11 (5.70%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.95%) Middleware
2 16 (8.29%) XML
3 15 (7.77%) HTML
4 9 (4.66%) CSS
4 9 (4.66%) jQuery
4 9 (4.66%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (4.66%) HTML5
5 6 (3.11%) Web Services
5 6 (3.11%) Ajax
6 5 (2.59%) XSL
6 5 (2.59%) CSS3
7 4 (2.07%) Struts
8 3 (1.55%) EJB
8 3 (1.55%) JDBC
8 3 (1.55%) J2EE
8 3 (1.55%) XSLT
8 3 (1.55%) Swing
8 3 (1.55%) JavaBeans
8 3 (1.55%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.55%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.40%) Clustering
2 16 (8.29%) Replication
3 13 (6.74%) PKI
3 13 (6.74%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.11%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.59%) Blog
5 5 (2.59%) Oracle Exalogic
5 5 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.59%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.04%) Statistics
7 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.52%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 89 (46.11%) Linux
2 85 (44.04%) UNIX
3 66 (34.20%) Windows
4 19 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (7.77%) Solaris
6 10 (5.18%) CentOS
7 7 (3.63%) AIX
7 7 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (36.27%) Performance Tuning
2 41 (21.24%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (17.62%) ITIL
4 26 (13.47%) SOA
5 22 (11.40%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (11.40%) Migration
6 18 (9.33%) Workflow
7 16 (8.29%) Data Analysis
8 15 (7.77%) Database Security
9 13 (6.74%) Release Management
10 12 (6.22%) High Availability
11 11 (5.70%) Business Continuity
11 11 (5.70%) ERP
12 10 (5.18%) Problem Management
13 9 (4.66%) Data Protection
14 7 (3.63%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (3.63%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (3.63%) CRM
14 7 (3.63%) Project Management
15 6 (3.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 137 (70.98%) SQL
2 113 (58.55%) PL/SQL
3 42 (21.76%) Shell Script
4 25 (12.95%) Perl
5 21 (10.88%) Java
6 19 (9.84%) T-SQL
7 15 (7.77%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.63%) Korn
8 7 (3.63%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.55%) C
10 2 (1.04%) PeopleCode
10 2 (1.04%) SQR
11 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 193 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 35 (18.13%) OCA
3 22 (11.40%) Degree
4 18 (9.33%) SC Cleared
4 18 (9.33%) 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
10 3 (1.55%) MCITP
11 2 (1.04%) MCSE
11 2 (1.04%) MCSA
11 2 (1.04%) MCDBA
11 2 (1.04%) MCTS
11 2 (1.04%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.52%) ACCA
12 1 (0.52%) CISA
12 1 (0.52%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.15%) SLA
2 5 (2.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 115 (59.59%) Oracle RAC
2 79 (40.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (7.25%) Active Directory
4 13 (6.74%) VMware ESX
4 13 (6.74%) vSphere
5 4 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 58 (30.05%) Data Guard
2 39 (20.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (6.74%) EMC NetWorker
4 12 (6.22%) SCOM
5 10 (5.18%) SCCM
5 10 (5.18%) NetBackup
6 9 (4.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 192 (99.48%) Oracle
2 35 (18.13%) Microsoft
3 29 (15.03%) Red Hat
4 22 (11.40%) EMC
5 18 (9.33%) VMware
6 11 (5.70%) SAP
7 10 (5.18%) Sun
8 9 (4.66%) HP
8 9 (4.66%) NetApp
9 7 (3.63%) CommVault
9 7 (3.63%) IBM
9 7 (3.63%) ATG
10 6 (3.11%) JBoss
11 4 (2.07%) Netezza
12 3 (1.55%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (1.55%) Cisco
13 2 (1.04%) Hyperion
13 2 (1.04%) Veritas
13 2 (1.04%) McAfee
13 2 (1.04%) Computacenter
London
Pro DBA Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits + pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus+ Car/ CA + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Eastleigh
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £53000 - £56000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £53000 - £56000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Upto 65k plus flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 17 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Upto 50k plus flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £37000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago