The table below looks at the statistics for OCPJP in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCPJP over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 896 918 850
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -68
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 9 29 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.024% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.030% 0.088% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 6 29 23
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%

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
29759 32776 30226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.25% 27.34% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 23568 25912 24466
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

OCPJP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OCPJP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OCPJP
Salary Trend

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

OCPJP Salary Trend in the UK

OCPJP
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCPJP within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 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 +30 8 £40,000 +23.07% 1
South East -10 4 £52,500 +50.00%
Horsham - 4 £52,500 -
West Sussex - 4 £52,500 -
North West 0 3 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Lancashire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Lytham St Annes - 2 £40,000 - 1
Aberdeen +25 1 £45,000 -
Scotland +10 1 £45,000 -
Nottingham +3 1 - -
East Midlands -3 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -6 1 - -

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OCPJP 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 OCPJP.

1 30 (90.91%) Java
1 30 (90.91%) J2EE
2 28 (84.85%) JavaScript
3 26 (78.79%) Web Services
3 26 (78.79%) Spring
4 24 (72.73%) Sun
5 22 (66.67%) jQuery
6 20 (60.61%) Software Engineering
6 20 (60.61%) Oracle
7 19 (57.58%) Hibernate
7 19 (57.58%) Dojo
8 17 (51.52%) Computer Science
8 17 (51.52%) Degree
8 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (51.52%) Oracle Certification
9 16 (48.48%) SQL
9 16 (48.48%) CSS
10 15 (45.45%) HTML
10 15 (45.45%) Windows
10 15 (45.45%) Linux
10 15 (45.45%) Apache
11 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
11 14 (42.42%) Multithreading
12 13 (39.39%) XML
13 12 (36.36%) UML
13 12 (36.36%) SOAP
13 12 (36.36%) OCMJD
14 11 (33.33%) Eclipse
15 10 (30.30%) Maven
15 10 (30.30%) Subversion

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OCPJP 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 OCPJP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (45.45%) Apache
2 8 (24.24%) WebSphere
3 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 5 (15.15%) GlassFish
4 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
4 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
4 5 (15.15%) JBoss
5 3 (9.09%) MQSeries
5 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) DB2
2 6 (18.18%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 10 (30.30%) Subversion
2 10 (30.30%) Maven
3 8 (24.24%) JUnit
4 6 (18.18%) Ant
4 6 (18.18%) CruiseControl
5 5 (15.15%) NetBeans
6 4 (12.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (12.12%) StarTeam
6 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (18.18%) Marketing
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 29 (87.88%) Java Developer
3 17 (51.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 16 (48.48%) J2EE Developer
5 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
6 6 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (15.15%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
8 4 (12.12%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Java Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Architect
9 1 (3.03%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (90.91%) J2EE
2 26 (78.79%) Web Services
2 26 (78.79%) Spring
3 22 (66.67%) jQuery
4 19 (57.58%) Hibernate
4 19 (57.58%) Dojo
5 16 (48.48%) CSS
6 15 (45.45%) HTML
7 13 (39.39%) XML
8 12 (36.36%) SOAP
9 10 (30.30%) Ajax
10 9 (27.27%) Struts
10 9 (27.27%) JSP
11 8 (24.24%) JMS
12 7 (21.21%) Servlets
12 7 (21.21%) Java EE
12 7 (21.21%) JPA
13 6 (18.18%) RESTful
13 6 (18.18%) Struts2
13 6 (18.18%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.18%) Credit Risk
2 6 (18.18%) DataPower
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (15.15%) Clustering
4 4 (12.12%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
1 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Software Engineering
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (42.42%) Multithreading
4 12 (36.36%) UML
5 6 (18.18%) Migration
5 6 (18.18%) Product Management
5 6 (18.18%) Open Source
5 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
6 5 (15.15%) OO
7 4 (12.12%) AOP
8 3 (9.09%) RAD
8 3 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.06%) SDLC
10 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) Java
2 28 (84.85%) JavaScript
3 16 (48.48%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Oracle Certification
1 17 (51.52%) Degree
2 12 (36.36%) OCMJD
3 9 (27.27%) Sun Certification
4 7 (21.21%) OCPJWCD
5 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Sun
2 20 (60.61%) Oracle
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