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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 939 953 978
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +25
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 9 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.016% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.032% 0.059% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 21
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +21.79%

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
28133 30520 32777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.23% 27.59% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 22650 23828 26212
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,150 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 April 2016 within the UK.

OCPJP Salary Histogram in the UK

OCPJP
Top 8 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 30 April 2016. 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 -3 9 £40,000 -15.78% 2
South East +23 7 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Horsham +8 7 £40,000 -20.00% 1
West Sussex -9 7 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Crawley 0 4 £35,000 -12.50% 1
South Yorkshire +17 2 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +16 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Doncaster +11 2 £45,000 -

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) Java
1 24 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (95.83%) Web Services
3 22 (91.67%) Sun
4 21 (87.50%) J2EE
4 21 (87.50%) Spring
4 21 (87.50%) Hibernate
4 21 (87.50%) Degree
4 21 (87.50%) jQuery
5 19 (79.17%) Computer Science
5 19 (79.17%) Dojo
5 19 (79.17%) Software Engineering
5 19 (79.17%) Oracle
5 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
5 19 (79.17%) Windows
5 19 (79.17%) Linux
5 19 (79.17%) Oracle Certification
5 19 (79.17%) Apache
5 19 (79.17%) Multithreading
6 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
7 4 (16.67%) JSON
7 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (16.67%) SOA
7 4 (16.67%) RESTful
8 3 (12.50%) Unix
8 3 (12.50%) Sun Certification
8 3 (12.50%) Maven
9 2 (8.33%) Ajax

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (79.17%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.33%) JBoss
3 2 (8.33%) Jetty
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Maven
2 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
1 24 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 19 (79.17%) J2EE Developer
2 19 (79.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 19 (79.17%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Java Software Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) Web Services
2 21 (87.50%) Hibernate
2 21 (87.50%) J2EE
2 21 (87.50%) jQuery
2 21 (87.50%) Spring
3 19 (79.17%) Dojo
4 4 (16.67%) JSON
4 4 (16.67%) RESTful
5 2 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (8.33%) Ajax
5 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.33%) Apache Camel
5 2 (8.33%) Apache CXF
5 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 2 (8.33%) Grails
5 2 (8.33%) JAX-WS
5 2 (8.33%) JSF
5 2 (8.33%) REST
5 2 (8.33%) Spring Security
5 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (79.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Linux
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) Multithreading
2 19 (79.17%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 4 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (8.33%) BDD
5 2 (8.33%) Open Source
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
1 24 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) Groovy
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) Lua
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) Degree
2 19 (79.17%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (12.50%) Sun Certification
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Sun
2 19 (79.17%) Oracle
Crawley, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday