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 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 Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 871 844 850
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +6
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 28 29 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.027% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.089% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 32
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,720 £52,500 £56,550
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -21.05%

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% -

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 29 August 2014 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 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
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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 27 £35,000 -6.66% 3
South East -16 11 £35,000 -6.66% 1
London +2 8 £35,000 -40.42% 1
East Midlands -17 6 £32,500 - 1
Coventry +2 5 £32,500 -
West Midlands -13 5 £32,500 -
Northampton -15 5 £32,500 - 1
Hampshire -17 5 £35,000 -6.66%
Northamptonshire -22 5 £32,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £32,500 -
Fareham -7 4 £35,000 -22.22%
City of London -3 3 £35,000 -44.00%
North East - 3 £40,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £40,500 -
Manchester -8 2 £37,500 -
North West -13 2 £37,500 -
Yorkshire -43 2 £41,000 +9.33%
Leeds - 2 £41,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £41,000 -
Glasgow -12 1 £39,000 -25.71%
Scotland -24 1 £39,000 -25.71%
Horsham - 1 £50,000 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £50,000 - 1

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 46 (97.87%) Java
2 38 (80.85%) Spring
3 35 (74.47%) Oracle
4 34 (72.34%) Sun
4 34 (72.34%) Sun Certification
5 33 (70.21%) SQL
6 32 (68.09%) Hibernate
7 30 (63.83%) J2EE
8 28 (59.57%) Struts
9 26 (55.32%) Linux
10 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
11 22 (46.81%) JSP
12 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (38.30%) Degree
14 17 (36.17%) Software Engineering
14 17 (36.17%) Computer Science
15 16 (34.04%) Ajax
16 15 (31.91%) XML
17 14 (29.79%) OO
17 14 (29.79%) HTML
17 14 (29.79%) Apache
17 14 (29.79%) Tomcat
17 14 (29.79%) OCMJD
18 13 (27.66%) Web Services
19 12 (25.53%) EJB
20 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL
20 11 (23.40%) JUnit
20 11 (23.40%) JMS
20 11 (23.40%) JSTL
21 10 (21.28%) Oracle Certification

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 14 (29.79%) Apache
1 14 (29.79%) Tomcat
2 9 (19.15%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.13%) Node.js
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.38%) MySQL
5 2 (4.26%) DB2
6 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) JUnit
2 7 (14.89%) Maven
3 6 (12.77%) Redmine
3 6 (12.77%) Ant
3 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.26%) ERwin
5 1 (2.13%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.13%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.13%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Advertising
2 2 (4.26%) Games
2 2 (4.26%) Billing
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (95.74%) Developer
2 39 (82.98%) Java Developer
3 22 (46.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 20 (42.55%) J2EE Developer
5 14 (29.79%) Analyst
6 13 (27.66%) Support Analyst
6 13 (27.66%) Developer Analyst
6 13 (27.66%) Software Support Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Junior Applications Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Junior Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Junior
7 4 (8.51%) Applications Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Programmer
8 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Consultant
9 1 (2.13%) Architect
9 1 (2.13%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.13%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (80.85%) Spring
2 32 (68.09%) Hibernate
3 30 (63.83%) J2EE
4 28 (59.57%) Struts
5 22 (46.81%) JSP
6 16 (34.04%) Ajax
7 15 (31.91%) XML
8 14 (29.79%) HTML
9 13 (27.66%) Web Services
10 12 (25.53%) EJB
11 11 (23.40%) JMS
11 11 (23.40%) JSTL
12 9 (19.15%) XHTML
13 8 (17.02%) DOM
14 6 (12.77%) CSS
14 6 (12.77%) Servlets
15 5 (10.64%) JAXB
15 5 (10.64%) JPA
16 4 (8.51%) Spring MVC
16 4 (8.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.77%) NHS
2 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.51%) Open Source
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) UNIX
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) Software Engineering
3 14 (29.79%) OO
4 9 (19.15%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (14.89%) Workflow
6 6 (12.77%) Scrum
6 6 (12.77%) UML
6 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.77%) System Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Use Case
7 5 (10.64%) OOD
8 4 (8.51%) MVC
8 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.51%) TDD
9 2 (4.26%) Pair Programming
9 2 (4.26%) Time Management
10 1 (2.13%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.13%) OO PHP
10 1 (2.13%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) Java
2 33 (70.21%) SQL
3 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL
5 7 (14.89%) XPath
6 6 (12.77%) VBA
6 6 (12.77%) LotusScript
7 3 (6.38%) Python
8 2 (4.26%) C
8 2 (4.26%) C#
8 2 (4.26%) C++
8 2 (4.26%) Groovy
9 1 (2.13%) Scala
9 1 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) AspectJ
9 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (72.34%) Sun Certification
2 18 (38.30%) Degree
3 14 (29.79%) OCMJD
4 10 (21.28%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (12.77%) OCPJWCD
5 6 (12.77%) MBCS
5 6 (12.77%) CITP
6 1 (2.13%) OCP
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (74.47%) Oracle
2 34 (72.34%) Sun
3 2 (4.26%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.13%) JBoss
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £46,837 + pkg
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago