The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 868 847 843
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 28 22 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.020% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.089% 0.074% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 35
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31600 29794 32765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.09% 27.31% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24801 24153 28117
Average salary £44,250 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -

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 11 July 2014 within the UK.

OCPJP Salary Histogram in the UK

OCPJP
Top 25 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 11 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 27 £32,500 -13.33% 4
South East 0 18 £35,000 -6.66% 1
West Midlands +3 9 £32,500 -13.33%
East Midlands -14 9 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Hampshire 0 8 £39,000 +4.00% 1
Coventry -1 8 £32,500 -13.33%
Northamptonshire -14 8 £32,500 -13.33%
Northampton -15 8 £32,500 -13.33%
Milton Keynes - 8 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 8 £32,500 -
London -34 4 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Fareham -24 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Yorkshire -39 2 £41,000 +9.33%
City of London - 2 £35,000 - 2
Surrey - 2 £58,750 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £41,000 -
Leeds - 2 £41,000 -
Aberdeen +11 1 £45,000 +25.00%
North West +5 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Manchester +3 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Scotland -15 1 £45,000 -12.19%
Nottingham - 1 £35,000 - 1
Solihull - 1 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Kent - 1 £65,000 -

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 48 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (85.42%) Spring
3 38 (79.17%) Oracle
4 35 (72.92%) Sun
5 31 (64.58%) Sun Certification
5 31 (64.58%) Hibernate
6 30 (62.50%) SQL
6 30 (62.50%) J2EE
7 29 (60.42%) JavaScript
7 29 (60.42%) Struts
8 25 (52.08%) JSP
9 23 (47.92%) Web Services
10 19 (39.58%) Degree
10 19 (39.58%) Software Engineering
10 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (37.50%) Computer Science
11 18 (37.50%) Linux
11 18 (37.50%) JMS
12 17 (35.42%) XML
12 17 (35.42%) JUnit
12 17 (35.42%) JSTL
13 16 (33.33%) Ajax
13 16 (33.33%) WebLogic
14 15 (31.25%) PL/SQL
15 14 (29.17%) Apache
15 14 (29.17%) E-Commerce
15 14 (29.17%) Maven
15 14 (29.17%) MBCS
15 14 (29.17%) CITP
15 14 (29.17%) OCPJWCD

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 16 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 14 (29.17%) Apache
3 11 (22.92%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.08%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.08%) Node.js
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) DB2
3 2 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) JUnit
2 14 (29.17%) Maven
3 11 (22.92%) Ant
3 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.17%) ERwin
5 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
5 2 (4.17%) CruiseControl
5 2 (4.17%) Subversion
6 1 (2.08%) NetBeans
6 1 (2.08%) JDeveloper
6 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.08%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 2 (4.17%) Advertising
1 2 (4.17%) Games
1 2 (4.17%) Billing
1 2 (4.17%) Marketing
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (95.83%) Developer
2 40 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 21 (43.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 19 (39.58%) J2EE Developer
5 10 (20.83%) Developer Analyst
5 10 (20.83%) Software Support Analyst
5 10 (20.83%) Analyst
5 10 (20.83%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Applications Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Junior
7 4 (8.33%) Junior Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Junior Applications Developer
8 2 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Consultant
9 1 (2.08%) Architect
9 1 (2.08%) Programmer
9 1 (2.08%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (85.42%) Spring
2 31 (64.58%) Hibernate
3 30 (62.50%) J2EE
4 29 (60.42%) Struts
5 25 (52.08%) JSP
6 23 (47.92%) Web Services
7 18 (37.50%) JMS
8 17 (35.42%) XML
8 17 (35.42%) JSTL
9 16 (33.33%) Ajax
10 11 (22.92%) JAXB
10 11 (22.92%) HTML
11 8 (16.67%) Servlets
12 6 (12.50%) SOAP
12 6 (12.50%) EJB
13 5 (10.42%) CSS
13 5 (10.42%) jQuery
14 4 (8.33%) HTML5
14 4 (8.33%) JPA
14 4 (8.33%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.50%) Open Source
3 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (39.58%) Software Engineering
2 14 (29.17%) E-Commerce
3 12 (25.00%) System Testing
4 11 (22.92%) OO
5 7 (14.58%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (14.58%) Scrum
6 6 (12.50%) TDD
7 5 (10.42%) UML
8 4 (8.33%) Pair Programming
8 4 (8.33%) OOD
8 4 (8.33%) MVC
8 4 (8.33%) Use Case
8 4 (8.33%) Multithreading
9 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.17%) EAI
10 2 (4.17%) DSDM
10 2 (4.17%) Analytics
10 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (62.50%) SQL
3 29 (60.42%) JavaScript
4 15 (31.25%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (4.17%) Ruby
6 2 (4.17%) C
6 2 (4.17%) Groovy
6 2 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) Scala
7 1 (2.08%) C#
7 1 (2.08%) XPath
7 1 (2.08%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 31 (64.58%) Sun Certification
2 19 (39.58%) Degree
3 14 (29.17%) CITP
3 14 (29.17%) MBCS
3 14 (29.17%) OCPJWCD
4 11 (22.92%) OCMJD
5 6 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (2.08%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (79.17%) Oracle
2 35 (72.92%) Sun
3 2 (4.17%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
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Advantage XPO
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + benefits & pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: 45000 Per Annum
Posted: 24 days ago