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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 846 852 859
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 34 27 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.025% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.092% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 34
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,800 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%

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
30716 29211 32279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.80% 27.10% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24600 23037 27108
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

OCPJP Salary Histogram in the UK

OCPJP
Top 24 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 24 December 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 +7 34 £40,000 +23.07% 2
South East +2 22 £40,000 - 2
West Sussex +10 13 £40,000 - 2
Horsham +1 13 £40,000 - 1
Crawley +6 7 £40,000 - 1
Sussex - 6 £47,500 -
East Midlands +8 4 £32,500 -
Northampton -8 4 £33,750 +3.84%
Coventry -9 4 £33,750 +3.84%
Northamptonshire -16 4 £33,750 +3.84%
West Midlands -16 4 £33,750 +3.84%
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Milton Keynes -1 3 £35,000 +7.69%
London - 3 £37,000 -
West Yorkshire +2 2 £47,500 +14.45%
Leeds -3 2 £47,500 +14.45%
Yorkshire -16 2 £47,500 +14.45%
Leicester +27 1 £32,500 -
Leicestershire +18 1 £32,500 -
North West -13 1 £50,000 +29.87%
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -
City of London - 1 £35,000 -
Edgware - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £50,000 -

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 58 (92.06%) Spring
2 54 (85.71%) Java
3 53 (84.13%) Oracle
4 51 (80.95%) J2EE
4 51 (80.95%) Linux
5 49 (77.78%) Sun
6 47 (74.60%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (71.43%) JavaScript
8 41 (65.08%) SQL
9 39 (61.90%) Apache
10 34 (53.97%) Hibernate
10 34 (53.97%) Software Engineering
11 33 (52.38%) HTML
12 32 (50.79%) Degree
12 32 (50.79%) Computer Science
13 29 (46.03%) SQL Server
14 28 (44.44%) Windows
14 28 (44.44%) OCMJD
14 28 (44.44%) Dojo
15 27 (42.86%) Tomcat
15 27 (42.86%) Ajax
16 26 (41.27%) Oracle Certification
17 23 (36.51%) CSS
17 23 (36.51%) XML
17 23 (36.51%) JMS
17 23 (36.51%) Sun Certification
18 22 (34.92%) JUnit
18 22 (34.92%) Struts
18 22 (34.92%) UML
19 21 (33.33%) WebLogic

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 39 (61.90%) Apache
2 27 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 21 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 18 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 17 (26.98%) GlassFish
5 17 (26.98%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (34.92%) JUnit
2 18 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 18 (28.57%) Maven
3 17 (26.98%) NetBeans
4 16 (25.40%) Subversion
5 15 (23.81%) StarTeam
5 15 (23.81%) Git (software)
5 15 (23.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (11.11%) Redmine
7 6 (9.52%) Ant
8 3 (4.76%) ERwin
9 1 (1.59%) ClearQuest
9 1 (1.59%) Toad
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.59%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.59%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.17%) Advertising
1 2 (3.17%) Games
2 1 (1.59%) Banking
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (82.54%) Developer
2 37 (58.73%) Java Developer
3 25 (39.68%) J2EE Developer
3 25 (39.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 13 (20.63%) Software Engineer
5 11 (17.46%) Analyst
6 10 (15.87%) Support Analyst
6 10 (15.87%) Developer Analyst
6 10 (15.87%) Software Support Analyst
7 8 (12.70%) Software Developer
7 8 (12.70%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) Senior Developer
9 6 (9.52%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (7.94%) Applications Developer
11 3 (4.76%) Junior
11 3 (4.76%) Junior Applications Developer
11 3 (4.76%) Junior Developer
12 2 (3.17%) Lead Java Developer
12 2 (3.17%) Lead Developer
12 2 (3.17%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (92.06%) Spring
2 51 (80.95%) J2EE
3 34 (53.97%) Hibernate
4 33 (52.38%) HTML
5 28 (44.44%) Dojo
6 27 (42.86%) Ajax
7 23 (36.51%) CSS
7 23 (36.51%) XML
7 23 (36.51%) JMS
8 22 (34.92%) Struts
9 21 (33.33%) Servlets
10 18 (28.57%) Web Services
11 17 (26.98%) J2SE
11 17 (26.98%) SOAP
11 17 (26.98%) JSON
11 17 (26.98%) RESTful
12 16 (25.40%) JSP
13 15 (23.81%) JDBC
13 15 (23.81%) jQuery
13 15 (23.81%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (50.79%) Computer Science
2 17 (26.98%) Clustering
3 7 (11.11%) NHS
4 5 (7.94%) Open Source
5 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 51 (80.95%) Linux
2 28 (44.44%) Windows
3 5 (7.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (74.60%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (53.97%) Software Engineering
3 22 (34.92%) UML
4 18 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 17 (26.98%) AOP
5 17 (26.98%) Load Balancing
6 13 (20.63%) OO
7 11 (17.46%) Mentoring
8 8 (12.70%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (11.11%) Workflow
10 6 (9.52%) MVC
11 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling
11 5 (7.94%) Physical Data Model
12 3 (4.76%) Use Case
12 3 (4.76%) OOD
12 3 (4.76%) SOA
12 3 (4.76%) Scrum
12 3 (4.76%) TDD
13 2 (3.17%) Pair Programming
13 2 (3.17%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 54 (85.71%) Java
2 45 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 41 (65.08%) SQL
4 20 (31.75%) C++
5 7 (11.11%) VBA
5 7 (11.11%) LotusScript
5 7 (11.11%) XPath
5 7 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.76%) Python
7 2 (3.17%) C#
7 2 (3.17%) PHP
8 1 (1.59%) Lua
Qualifications
1 32 (50.79%) Degree
2 28 (44.44%) OCMJD
3 26 (41.27%) Oracle Certification
4 23 (36.51%) Sun Certification
5 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) OCPJWCD
6 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 53 (84.13%) Oracle
2 49 (77.78%) Sun
3 1 (1.59%) Perforce
Crawley, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago