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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 874 836 845
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +9
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 30 25 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.024% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.097% 0.089% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 39
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,837 £55,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%

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
30907 28183 33366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 26.80% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 24116 23030 28078
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 £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -36 29 £35,000 -6.66% 3
South East -3 13 £35,000 -6.66%
London -30 9 £46,800 -25.12% 1
Coventry -6 6 £32,500 -
East Midlands -11 6 £32,500 - 1
Northampton -25 6 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands -26 6 £32,500 -
Northamptonshire -27 6 £32,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £32,500 -
City of London +4 4 £35,000 -44.00%
Hampshire -12 4 £36,250 -3.33%
Fareham - 3 £35,000 -
Horsham - 3 £50,000 -
North East - 3 £40,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £40,500 -
Manchester -10 2 £37,500 - 1
North West -16 2 £37,500 - 1
Glasgow -16 1 £39,000 -25.71%
Scotland -21 1 £39,000 -25.71%
Leeds - 1 £40,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £40,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £40,500 -

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 52 (96.30%) Java
2 44 (81.48%) Spring
3 41 (75.93%) Oracle
4 39 (72.22%) Sun
5 37 (68.52%) Sun Certification
5 37 (68.52%) SQL
5 37 (68.52%) Hibernate
6 36 (66.67%) J2EE
7 34 (62.96%) Linux
8 32 (59.26%) Struts
9 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
11 24 (44.44%) Degree
12 23 (42.59%) Computer Science
12 23 (42.59%) JSP
13 22 (40.74%) Software Engineering
14 19 (35.19%) Apache
15 17 (31.48%) Tomcat
15 17 (31.48%) HTML
15 17 (31.48%) Ajax
15 17 (31.48%) OCMJD
16 15 (27.78%) Web Services
16 15 (27.78%) XML
16 15 (27.78%) OO
17 14 (25.93%) EJB
18 13 (24.07%) Oracle Certification
19 12 (22.22%) XHTML
20 11 (20.37%) JMS
20 11 (20.37%) PL/SQL
20 11 (20.37%) JSTL

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 19 (35.19%) Apache
2 17 (31.48%) Tomcat
3 9 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.96%) RDBMS
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.41%) MySQL
5 2 (3.70%) DB2
6 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) JUnit
2 7 (12.96%) Redmine
2 7 (12.96%) Ant
3 6 (11.11%) Maven
4 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.56%) ERwin
6 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.85%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.85%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.85%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
1 3 (5.56%) Advertising
1 3 (5.56%) Games
2 2 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (96.30%) Developer
2 44 (81.48%) Java Developer
3 27 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 25 (46.30%) J2EE Developer
5 17 (31.48%) Analyst
6 16 (29.63%) Software Support Analyst
6 16 (29.63%) Developer Analyst
6 16 (29.63%) Support Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Applications Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Junior
8 4 (7.41%) Junior Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Junior Applications Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Programmer
10 1 (1.85%) Senior Architect
10 1 (1.85%) Lead Java Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (81.48%) Spring
2 37 (68.52%) Hibernate
3 36 (66.67%) J2EE
4 32 (59.26%) Struts
5 23 (42.59%) JSP
6 17 (31.48%) HTML
6 17 (31.48%) Ajax
7 15 (27.78%) Web Services
7 15 (27.78%) XML
8 14 (25.93%) EJB
9 12 (22.22%) XHTML
10 11 (20.37%) JMS
10 11 (20.37%) JSTL
11 10 (18.52%) DOM
12 8 (14.81%) CSS
13 7 (12.96%) Servlets
14 6 (11.11%) jQuery
15 5 (9.26%) Spring MVC
15 5 (9.26%) JPA
16 4 (7.41%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 23 (42.59%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.96%) NHS
3 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (9.26%) Open Source
5 2 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (62.96%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) UNIX
3 3 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) Software Engineering
3 15 (27.78%) OO
4 10 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
5 8 (14.81%) Workflow
6 6 (11.11%) UML
6 6 (11.11%) Scrum
7 5 (9.26%) Use Case
7 5 (9.26%) System Testing
7 5 (9.26%) MVC
7 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.26%) OOD
7 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.41%) TDD
9 3 (5.56%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.70%) OO PHP
10 2 (3.70%) SEO
10 2 (3.70%) Pair Programming
10 2 (3.70%) Time Management
11 1 (1.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (96.30%) Java
2 37 (68.52%) SQL
3 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.37%) PL/SQL
5 8 (14.81%) XPath
6 7 (12.96%) LotusScript
6 7 (12.96%) VBA
7 4 (7.41%) Python
8 2 (3.70%) PHP
8 2 (3.70%) C
8 2 (3.70%) C#
8 2 (3.70%) C++
8 2 (3.70%) Groovy
9 1 (1.85%) Scala
9 1 (1.85%) AspectJ
9 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (68.52%) Sun Certification
2 24 (44.44%) Degree
3 17 (31.48%) OCMJD
4 13 (24.07%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (9.26%) CITP
5 5 (9.26%) MBCS
5 5 (9.26%) OCPJWCD
6 1 (1.85%) OCP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (75.93%) Oracle
2 39 (72.22%) Sun
3 2 (3.70%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.85%) JBoss
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