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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 829 842 862
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +20
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 37 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.032% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.12% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 33 32 24
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,900 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%

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
28799 28422 31079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.66% 27.26% 28.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23078 22323 26025
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 £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OCPJP over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 within the UK.

OCPJP Salary Histogram in the UK

OCPJP
Top 26 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 28 January 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 +20 36 £40,000 - 3
South East -15 23 £40,000 - 2
West Sussex +7 16 £40,000 - 2
Horsham 0 16 £40,000 - 1
Crawley -3 7 £40,000 - 1
Sussex - 6 £47,500 -
Leeds +13 3 £45,000 +8.43% 1
West Yorkshire -5 3 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Yorkshire -6 3 £45,000 +8.43% 1
East Midlands +2 2 £32,500 -
Northampton -7 2 £33,750 +3.84%
Coventry -9 2 £33,750 +3.84%
Northamptonshire -10 2 £33,750 +3.84%
West Midlands -10 2 £33,750 +3.84%
London - 2 £35,000 -
Leicester +28 1 £32,500 -
Leicestershire +26 1 £32,500 -
Scotland +9 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Milton Keynes -3 1 £35,000 +7.69%
North West -3 1 £50,000 +31.57%
Aberdeen - 1 £45,000 -
Edgware - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -
Warrington - 1 £50,000 -
City of London - 1 £35,000 -

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 61 (93.85%) Spring
2 57 (87.69%) Oracle
3 56 (86.15%) Java
3 56 (86.15%) Linux
4 55 (84.62%) J2EE
5 54 (83.08%) Sun
6 52 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (78.46%) JavaScript
8 47 (72.31%) Apache
9 40 (61.54%) Software Engineering
10 39 (60.00%) Degree
10 39 (60.00%) Computer Science
11 38 (58.46%) SQL
12 37 (56.92%) Windows
12 37 (56.92%) Dojo
13 36 (55.38%) Hibernate
13 36 (55.38%) SQL Server
14 31 (47.69%) HTML
14 31 (47.69%) Oracle Certification
15 29 (44.62%) OCMJD
16 28 (43.08%) Tomcat
17 27 (41.54%) Ajax
18 26 (40.00%) Multithreading
19 25 (38.46%) Web Services
20 24 (36.92%) CSS
20 24 (36.92%) JUnit
21 23 (35.38%) WebLogic
21 23 (35.38%) jQuery
22 22 (33.85%) XML
22 22 (33.85%) UML

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 47 (72.31%) Apache
2 28 (43.08%) Tomcat
3 23 (35.38%) WebLogic
4 19 (29.23%) JBoss
4 19 (29.23%) WebSphere
4 19 (29.23%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (55.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) RDBMS
2 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.62%) MySQL
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (36.92%) JUnit
2 20 (30.77%) Eclipse
3 19 (29.23%) NetBeans
3 19 (29.23%) Maven
4 17 (26.15%) Subversion
5 16 (24.62%) StarTeam
5 16 (24.62%) Git (software)
5 16 (24.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (7.69%) Redmine
7 4 (6.15%) Ant
8 3 (4.62%) ERwin
9 1 (1.54%) ClearQuest
9 1 (1.54%) Toad
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.54%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.54%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.08%) Advertising
1 2 (3.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (84.62%) Developer
2 43 (66.15%) Java Developer
3 30 (46.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 29 (44.62%) J2EE Developer
5 13 (20.00%) Software Engineer
6 9 (13.85%) Developer Analyst
6 9 (13.85%) Software Support Analyst
6 9 (13.85%) Senior Developer
6 9 (13.85%) Support Analyst
6 9 (13.85%) Analyst
6 9 (13.85%) Software Developer
7 8 (12.31%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (3.08%) PHP Developer
11 1 (1.54%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 1 (1.54%) Junior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (93.85%) Spring
2 55 (84.62%) J2EE
3 37 (56.92%) Dojo
4 36 (55.38%) Hibernate
5 31 (47.69%) HTML
6 27 (41.54%) Ajax
7 25 (38.46%) Web Services
8 24 (36.92%) CSS
9 23 (35.38%) jQuery
10 22 (33.85%) XML
10 22 (33.85%) JMS
11 20 (30.77%) Servlets
12 19 (29.23%) SOAP
12 19 (29.23%) Struts
12 19 (29.23%) JSON
12 19 (29.23%) RESTful
13 18 (27.69%) J2SE
14 16 (24.62%) JDBC
14 16 (24.62%) JAX-WS
15 12 (18.46%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 39 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 19 (29.23%) Clustering
3 5 (7.69%) NHS
4 3 (4.62%) Open Source
5 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (86.15%) Linux
2 37 (56.92%) Windows
3 4 (6.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 26 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 22 (33.85%) UML
5 19 (29.23%) Load Balancing
6 18 (27.69%) AOP
7 12 (18.46%) Mentoring
8 11 (16.92%) OO
9 5 (7.69%) Workflow
10 4 (6.15%) MVC
10 4 (6.15%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (4.62%) Data Modelling
11 3 (4.62%) Physical Data Model
12 2 (3.08%) Business Development
12 2 (3.08%) OO PHP
12 2 (3.08%) OOP
12 2 (3.08%) SEO
12 2 (3.08%) SOA
12 2 (3.08%) TDD
13 1 (1.54%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 56 (86.15%) Java
2 51 (78.46%) JavaScript
3 38 (58.46%) SQL
4 21 (32.31%) C++
5 5 (7.69%) LotusScript
5 5 (7.69%) XPath
5 5 (7.69%) VBA
6 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.62%) Python
8 2 (3.08%) PHP
9 1 (1.54%) C#
9 1 (1.54%) Lua
9 1 (1.54%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (60.00%) Degree
2 31 (47.69%) Oracle Certification
3 29 (44.62%) OCMJD
4 18 (27.69%) Sun Certification
5 16 (24.62%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.54%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 57 (87.69%) Oracle
2 54 (83.08%) Sun
3 1 (1.54%) Perforce
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi-time, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago