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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 843 850 844
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 32 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.026% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.099% 0.096% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 25
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%

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
32172 29152 30009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.24% 27.32% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25580 22933 24625
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 4 March 2015 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 4 March 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 +4 31 £40,000 -
South East -17 22 £40,000 -
West Sussex +14 18 £40,000 -
Horsham +3 18 £47,500 +18.75%
Crawley 0 6 £40,000 -
Leeds -4 3 £50,000 +20.48%
Yorkshire -7 3 £50,000 +20.48%
West Yorkshire -12 3 £50,000 +20.48%
Sussex - 3 £47,500 -
East Midlands +23 2 £32,500 -
Northamptonshire +5 2 £33,750 +3.84%
Northampton +2 2 £33,750 +3.84%
Coventry -17 2 £33,750 +3.84%
West Midlands -35 2 £33,750 +3.84%
Leicester +22 1 £32,500 -
Leicestershire +15 1 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire +11 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Milton Keynes -4 1 £35,000 +7.69%
North West -6 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -
Warrington - 1 £50,000 -
London - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £45,000 -
Edgware - 1 - -

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 60 (96.77%) Spring
2 58 (93.55%) J2EE
3 56 (90.32%) Oracle
4 54 (87.10%) Linux
4 54 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (85.48%) Java
6 52 (83.87%) Sun
7 51 (82.26%) JavaScript
8 50 (80.65%) Apache
9 42 (67.74%) Windows
9 42 (67.74%) Software Engineering
9 42 (67.74%) Dojo
10 41 (66.13%) SQL Server
11 40 (64.52%) Degree
11 40 (64.52%) Computer Science
12 34 (54.84%) SQL
13 32 (51.61%) Hibernate
13 32 (51.61%) Oracle Certification
14 30 (48.39%) Multithreading
15 29 (46.77%) OCMJD
16 28 (45.16%) Tomcat
17 27 (43.55%) HTML
17 27 (43.55%) Web Services
18 26 (41.94%) JUnit
18 26 (41.94%) jQuery
19 25 (40.32%) Ajax
19 25 (40.32%) WebLogic
19 25 (40.32%) CSS
20 24 (38.71%) JMS
21 23 (37.10%) UML

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 50 (80.65%) Apache
2 28 (45.16%) Tomcat
3 25 (40.32%) WebLogic
4 21 (33.87%) JBoss
4 21 (33.87%) WebSphere
4 21 (33.87%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (66.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (41.94%) JUnit
2 22 (35.48%) Eclipse
3 21 (33.87%) Maven
3 21 (33.87%) NetBeans
4 18 (29.03%) Subversion
5 17 (27.42%) StarTeam
5 17 (27.42%) Git (software)
5 17 (27.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (6.45%) Ant
7 3 (4.84%) ERwin
8 1 (1.61%) Redmine
8 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.61%) JIRA
8 1 (1.61%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.61%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.61%) Toad
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (3.23%) Advertising
1 2 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (83.87%) Developer
2 41 (66.13%) Java Developer
3 30 (48.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 29 (46.77%) J2EE Developer
5 14 (22.58%) Software Engineer
6 10 (16.13%) Software Developer
7 9 (14.52%) Senior Developer
8 8 (12.90%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (11.29%) Software Support Analyst
9 7 (11.29%) Developer Analyst
9 7 (11.29%) Support Analyst
9 7 (11.29%) Analyst
10 6 (9.68%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Applications Developer
12 2 (3.23%) Lead Developer
12 2 (3.23%) Lead Java Developer
13 1 (1.61%) Senior Architect
13 1 (1.61%) Junior Applications Developer
13 1 (1.61%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (96.77%) Spring
2 58 (93.55%) J2EE
3 42 (67.74%) Dojo
4 32 (51.61%) Hibernate
5 27 (43.55%) HTML
5 27 (43.55%) Web Services
6 26 (41.94%) jQuery
7 25 (40.32%) Ajax
7 25 (40.32%) CSS
8 24 (38.71%) JMS
9 21 (33.87%) Servlets
9 21 (33.87%) SOAP
9 21 (33.87%) JSON
9 21 (33.87%) RESTful
10 20 (32.26%) J2SE
11 19 (30.65%) XML
12 17 (27.42%) JDBC
13 16 (25.81%) JAX-WS
14 13 (20.97%) Struts
15 12 (19.35%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 40 (64.52%) Computer Science
2 21 (33.87%) Clustering
3 3 (4.84%) Open Source
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 54 (87.10%) Linux
2 42 (67.74%) Windows
3 4 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (67.74%) Software Engineering
3 30 (48.39%) Multithreading
4 23 (37.10%) UML
5 21 (33.87%) Load Balancing
6 20 (32.26%) AOP
7 12 (19.35%) Mentoring
8 9 (14.52%) OO
9 4 (6.45%) MVC
10 3 (4.84%) Physical Data Model
10 3 (4.84%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.84%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (3.23%) OOP
11 2 (3.23%) SOA
11 2 (3.23%) Business Development
12 1 (1.61%) OO PHP
12 1 (1.61%) Process Improvement
12 1 (1.61%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (1.61%) Requirements Analysis
12 1 (1.61%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 53 (85.48%) Java
2 51 (82.26%) JavaScript
3 34 (54.84%) SQL
4 22 (35.48%) C++
5 4 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.84%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) R
7 1 (1.61%) Lua
7 1 (1.61%) XPath
7 1 (1.61%) LotusScript
7 1 (1.61%) VBA
7 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (64.52%) Degree
2 32 (51.61%) Oracle Certification
3 29 (46.77%) OCMJD
4 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
5 11 (17.74%) Sun Certification
6 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) VCP4
7 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 56 (90.32%) Oracle
2 52 (83.87%) Sun
3 1 (1.61%) Perforce