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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 812 821 810
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs citing OCP 87 111 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.093% 0.084%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.34% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81 84 67
Average salary £60,000 £50,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.81% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £35,626
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,700 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
30444 32334 30911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.45% 27.23% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23778 25831 24841
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 April 2015 within the UK.

OCP Salary Histogram in the UK

OCP
Top 29 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 27 April 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
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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 +9 78 £60,000 +17.64% 6
London +67 60 £62,500 +8.69% 4
City of London +30 15 £62,500 +2.45% 4
South East -6 9 £53,500 +4.39%
Harrow - 7 £47,500 -
Scotland +23 6 £51,250 -
Yorkshire 0 5 £37,500 -11.76%
Berkshire -1 4 £54,250 +8.50%
Bradford -10 4 £37,500 -24.44%
West Yorkshire -12 4 £37,500 -11.76%
Glasgow +13 3 £42,500 -
Surrey +9 3 £42,500 +26.86%
North West +4 3 £45,000 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £60,000 -
Reading - 3 £55,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Liverpool - 3 £45,000 -
St Helens - 3 £45,000 -
Warrington - 3 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire -15 2 £48,250 -16.08%
Reigate - 2 £42,500 -
Isle of Man - 2 £50,000 -
East Midlands +9 1 £35,000 -33.33%
South Yorkshire -5 1 £29,500 -
Sheffield -9 1 £29,500 -
Camberley - 1 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £35,000 -
Winchester - 1 £57,500 -

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 190 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 186 (97.89%) Oracle
3 164 (86.32%) Oracle Database
4 131 (68.95%) SQL
5 118 (62.11%) Oracle RAC
6 109 (57.37%) Linux
7 96 (50.53%) SQL Server
8 93 (48.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 90 (47.37%) PL/SQL
10 79 (41.58%) Oracle Database 10g
11 78 (41.05%) Performance Tuning
12 72 (37.89%) Data Guard
13 71 (37.37%) Windows
14 68 (35.79%) Finance
15 56 (29.47%) Oracle RMAN
15 56 (29.47%) UNIX
16 50 (26.32%) ITIL
17 48 (25.26%) Microsoft
18 44 (23.16%) Database Security
19 43 (22.63%) Data Warehouse
20 41 (21.58%) Red Hat
20 41 (21.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 38 (20.00%) Clustering
21 38 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
22 36 (18.95%) Relational Database
23 35 (18.42%) RDBMS
23 35 (18.42%) Degree
24 34 (17.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 34 (17.89%) Oracle Database 12c
25 27 (14.21%) MySQL

OCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (11.05%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.11%) Tuxedo
4 2 (1.05%) Apache
4 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.53%) JBoss
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (13.68%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (8.42%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (4.74%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (3.16%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (3.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (2.11%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (2.11%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (1.58%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (1.58%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.84%) SAN
2 9 (4.74%) NAS
3 4 (2.11%) SSL
3 4 (2.11%) DMZ
3 4 (2.11%) LDAP
4 1 (0.53%) HTTP
4 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (86.32%) Oracle Database
2 96 (50.53%) SQL Server
3 93 (48.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 79 (41.58%) Oracle Database 10g
5 43 (22.63%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
7 36 (18.95%) Relational Database
8 35 (18.42%) RDBMS
9 34 (17.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 34 (17.89%) Oracle Database 12c
10 27 (14.21%) MySQL
11 19 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (9.47%) OLTP
13 15 (7.89%) OLAP
13 15 (7.89%) Oracle OLAP
14 14 (7.37%) Data Mining
14 14 (7.37%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (6.84%) Oracle9i Database
15 13 (6.84%) Oracle Exadata
16 9 (4.74%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 13 (6.84%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (4.21%) Toad
3 5 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (1.58%) ProC
5 2 (1.05%) PeopleTools
General
1 68 (35.79%) Finance
2 26 (13.68%) Banking
3 9 (4.74%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.16%) Marketing
5 4 (2.11%) Back Office
6 1 (0.53%) Law
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.53%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 141 (74.21%) DBA
2 124 (65.26%) Oracle DBA
3 46 (24.21%) Administrator
4 25 (13.16%) Developer
5 23 (12.11%) Senior DBA
6 20 (10.53%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 18 (9.47%) Oracle Developer
8 17 (8.95%) SQL DBA
9 16 (8.42%) SQL Server DBA
10 14 (7.37%) Senior Developer
10 14 (7.37%) Consultant
11 13 (6.84%) Database Consultant
11 13 (6.84%) Oracle Consultant
11 13 (6.84%) Senior Oracle Developer
12 12 (6.32%) Team Leader
13 11 (5.79%) Junior
13 11 (5.79%) Junior DBA
13 11 (5.79%) Junior Oracle DBA
13 11 (5.79%) Oracle Team Leader
14 10 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.42%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 11 (5.79%) Middleware
3 4 (2.11%) .NET
3 4 (2.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.58%) REST
4 3 (1.58%) J2EE
5 2 (1.05%) Java SE
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (0.53%) OC4J
6 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.00%) Clustering
2 19 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 19 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.42%) Replication
4 11 (5.79%) Kindle
5 10 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 10 (5.26%) Physics
6 8 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
7 5 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.63%) Freedom of Information Act
7 5 (2.63%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.58%) Open Source
8 3 (1.58%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.05%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.05%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Exalogic
10 1 (0.53%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 109 (57.37%) Linux
2 71 (37.37%) Windows
3 56 (29.47%) UNIX
4 41 (21.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (7.89%) Solaris
6 11 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.58%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.53%) VMS
9 1 (0.53%) HPUX
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (41.05%) Performance Tuning
2 50 (26.32%) ITIL
3 44 (23.16%) Database Security
4 25 (13.16%) ETL
5 19 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 19 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 19 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 18 (9.47%) Performance Analysis
6 18 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (8.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (8.42%) Change Control
8 16 (8.42%) Data Architecture
8 16 (8.42%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (7.37%) SOA
9 14 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (6.32%) ERP
11 11 (5.79%) Service Management
12 10 (5.26%) High Availability
12 10 (5.26%) Time Management
12 10 (5.26%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 131 (68.95%) SQL
2 90 (47.37%) PL/SQL
3 25 (13.16%) C
4 21 (11.05%) Shell Script
5 16 (8.42%) Perl
6 9 (4.74%) Java
7 5 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.11%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.11%) AWK
8 4 (2.11%) Korn
8 4 (2.11%) Python
8 4 (2.11%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.11%) sed
9 3 (1.58%) C#
10 2 (1.05%) PeopleCode
11 1 (0.53%) SQR
11 1 (0.53%) Uniface
11 1 (0.53%) Scala
11 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 190 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 35 (18.42%) Degree
3 27 (14.21%) OCA
4 18 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (7.89%) MCITP
6 11 (5.79%) IBM Certification
7 9 (4.74%) RHCSA
8 4 (2.11%) MCTS
8 4 (2.11%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.11%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.05%) MCDBA
9 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.53%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.53%) MCP
10 1 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.79%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.05%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 118 (62.11%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.11%) OCFS2
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 72 (37.89%) Data Guard
2 56 (29.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 19 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (2.63%) Oracle Flashback
5 4 (2.11%) Legato
6 2 (1.05%) Ansible
6 2 (1.05%) logstash
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 186 (97.89%) Oracle
2 48 (25.26%) Microsoft
3 41 (21.58%) Red Hat
4 20 (10.53%) VMware
5 13 (6.84%) Veritas
6 11 (5.79%) IBM
7 4 (2.11%) EMC
7 4 (2.11%) Hyperion
7 4 (2.11%) Siebel
8 3 (1.58%) Sun
8 3 (1.58%) NetApp
9 2 (1.05%) HP
9 2 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.05%) SAP
9 2 (1.05%) Splunk
9 2 (1.05%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.53%) Tieto
10 1 (0.53%) F5
10 1 (0.53%) Remedy
10 1 (0.53%) Business Objects
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £43,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 20 days ago