The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 811 821 798
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -23
Permanent jobs citing OCP 100 54 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.050% 0.090%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.18% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85 44 84
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31696 29633 33028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.10% 27.29% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24801 23831 28223
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 92 £45,000 -5.26% 8
East of England +23 32 £43,750 +9.37%
Yorkshire -8 28 £35,000 -14.63% 2
West Yorkshire -23 24 £35,000 -14.63% 2
South East +2 18 £65,000 +20.93% 1
Leeds -22 18 £35,000 -16.66% 2
London -36 15 £55,000 - 4
Essex +11 11 £45,000 -25.00%
Cambridge - 11 £42,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 11 £42,000 -
Berkshire +10 10 £65,000 +4.00%
West Midlands -1 10 £65,000 +52.94%
Hertfordshire - 10 £65,000 -
Reading - 10 £65,000 -
Birmingham +13 8 £65,000 +52.94%
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £65,000 -
Scotland - 7 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £80,000 -
Edinburgh - 5 £50,000 -
Southampton - 4 £80,000 -
City of London -9 3 £47,500 -13.63%
East Midlands -20 3 £66,250 +55.88% 1
Derbyshire -11 2 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 £45,000 -
Solihull - 2 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £45,000 -
Surrey -7 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Leicestershire - 1 £82,500 -

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 200 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 199 (99.50%) Oracle
3 184 (92.00%) Oracle Database
4 136 (68.00%) SQL
5 122 (61.00%) Oracle RAC
6 121 (60.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 112 (56.00%) PL/SQL
8 101 (50.50%) UNIX
9 98 (49.00%) Linux
10 88 (44.00%) Oracle RMAN
11 83 (41.50%) Relational Database
12 81 (40.50%) Performance Tuning
12 81 (40.50%) RDBMS
13 76 (38.00%) Oracle Database 10g
14 73 (36.50%) Windows
15 71 (35.50%) Data Guard
16 51 (25.50%) SQL Server
17 50 (25.00%) Shell Script
17 50 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
18 44 (22.00%) Oracle Reports
19 42 (21.00%) SQLPlus
20 41 (20.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 41 (20.50%) Business Intelligence
21 38 (19.00%) Finance
22 37 (18.50%) ITIL
23 32 (16.00%) Microsoft
23 32 (16.00%) OCA
23 32 (16.00%) Oracle EBS R12
24 31 (15.50%) Red Hat
25 30 (15.00%) Middleware

OCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (7.50%) Oracle Workflow
1 15 (7.50%) Oracle Application Server
2 13 (6.50%) WebLogic
3 11 (5.50%) Apache
4 10 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.50%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.50%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.50%) CICS
Applications
1 13 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 50 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (16.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (4.50%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (2.50%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 5 (2.50%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (2.50%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (2.50%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (2.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (2.50%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (2.50%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (1.00%) Summit
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.50%) DHCP
1 11 (5.50%) DNS
2 7 (3.50%) Internet
3 4 (2.00%) SAN
4 1 (0.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (92.00%) Oracle Database
2 121 (60.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 83 (41.50%) Relational Database
4 81 (40.50%) RDBMS
5 76 (38.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 51 (25.50%) SQL Server
7 44 (22.00%) Oracle Reports
8 42 (21.00%) SQLPlus
9 26 (13.00%) Oracle9i Database
9 26 (13.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 25 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (9.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 17 (8.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (6.50%) SQL Server 2000
15 12 (6.00%) MySQL
16 10 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
17 8 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 8 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 8 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (9.50%) Oracle Forms
2 18 (9.00%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (2.00%) Toad
4 3 (1.50%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.50%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (1.00%) PeopleTools
General
1 38 (19.00%) Finance
2 13 (6.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.00%) Banking
4 7 (3.50%) Retail
5 5 (2.50%) Marketing
5 5 (2.50%) General Ledger
6 4 (2.00%) Online Betting
6 4 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.00%) French Language
8 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 137 (68.50%) DBA
2 123 (61.50%) Oracle DBA
3 43 (21.50%) Administrator
4 39 (19.50%) Consultant
5 35 (17.50%) Oracle Consultant
6 19 (9.50%) Developer
6 19 (9.50%) Team Leader
7 18 (9.00%) Oracle Team Leader
8 12 (6.00%) Oracle Developer
8 12 (6.00%) SQL DBA
9 11 (5.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 11 (5.50%) Linux Administrator
9 11 (5.50%) SQL Server DBA
9 11 (5.50%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (5.00%) Development Team Leader
11 9 (4.50%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (4.50%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 8 (4.00%) Senior Developer
12 8 (4.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
13 7 (3.50%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.00%) Middleware
2 16 (8.00%) XML
3 15 (7.50%) HTML
4 9 (4.50%) jQuery
4 9 (4.50%) CSS
4 9 (4.50%) HTML5
4 9 (4.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (3.00%) Web Services
5 6 (3.00%) Ajax
6 5 (2.50%) Struts
6 5 (2.50%) XSL
6 5 (2.50%) CSS3
7 4 (2.00%) EJB
7 4 (2.00%) J2EE
7 4 (2.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.50%) SWT
8 3 (1.50%) Apache Flex
8 3 (1.50%) Swing
8 3 (1.50%) JavaBeans
8 3 (1.50%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.00%) Clustering
2 17 (8.50%) Replication
3 11 (5.50%) PKI
4 10 (5.00%) Data Integration
5 8 (4.00%) Oracle Exalogic
6 6 (3.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.50%) Blog
7 5 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.00%) HACMP
9 1 (0.50%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.50%) EPoS
9 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 101 (50.50%) UNIX
2 98 (49.00%) Linux
3 73 (36.50%) Windows
4 20 (10.00%) Solaris
4 20 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (6.00%) AIX
6 9 (4.50%) CentOS
7 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.00%) Tru64
9 2 (1.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (40.50%) Performance Tuning
2 41 (20.50%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (18.50%) ITIL
4 27 (13.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (12.50%) SOA
6 23 (11.50%) Migration
7 19 (9.50%) Database Security
8 15 (7.50%) Workflow
8 15 (7.50%) Problem Management
9 14 (7.00%) Release Management
10 13 (6.50%) High Availability
11 12 (6.00%) Data Analysis
11 12 (6.00%) Business Continuity
12 10 (5.00%) ERP
13 9 (4.50%) Service Delivery
13 9 (4.50%) Project Management
13 9 (4.50%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
15 7 (3.50%) Data Protection
16 6 (3.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 136 (68.00%) SQL
2 112 (56.00%) PL/SQL
3 50 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 26 (13.00%) Perl
5 18 (9.00%) T-SQL
5 18 (9.00%) Java
6 15 (7.50%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.00%) Korn
8 7 (3.50%) C
9 3 (1.50%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.00%) PeopleCode
10 2 (1.00%) SQR
11 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 200 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 32 (16.00%) OCA
3 17 (8.50%) Degree
4 13 (6.50%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (6.50%) Security Cleared
5 12 (6.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (5.50%) RHCE
7 5 (2.50%) MBA
8 4 (2.00%) Sun Certification
8 4 (2.00%) MCSA
8 4 (2.00%) HND
9 3 (1.50%) MCSE
10 2 (1.00%) MCDBA
10 2 (1.00%) MCTS
11 1 (0.50%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.50%) MCITP
11 1 (0.50%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.50%) MCSD
11 1 (0.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.50%) SLA
2 5 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 122 (61.00%) Oracle RAC
2 88 (44.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (6.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (5.50%) VMware ESX
4 11 (5.50%) vSphere
5 4 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 71 (35.50%) Data Guard
2 41 (20.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 17 (8.50%) NetBackup
4 11 (5.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 11 (5.50%) SCOM
5 9 (4.50%) SCCM
5 9 (4.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.50%) Foglight
6 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 199 (99.50%) Oracle
2 32 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 31 (15.50%) Red Hat
4 23 (11.50%) EMC
5 16 (8.00%) VMware
6 11 (5.50%) SAP
7 10 (5.00%) NetApp
7 10 (5.00%) HP
7 10 (5.00%) Sun
7 10 (5.00%) ATG
8 7 (3.50%) CommVault
8 7 (3.50%) IBM
9 4 (2.00%) JBoss
9 4 (2.00%) Netezza
10 3 (1.50%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.50%) Cisco
11 2 (1.00%) McAfee
11 2 (1.00%) Mercator
11 2 (1.00%) Veritas
11 2 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
Derby
Networkers Plc
Salary: Up to UKP 55000 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Advantage XPO
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £34626.00 - £40738.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Avios
Salary: From £45,000 to £49,000 per annum -Annual Bonus; BA Staff concessions
Posted: 22 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago