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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 864 868 847
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 27 21 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.020% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.089% 0.073% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 37
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -14.28%

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
30434 28618 33710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.66% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 23814 23350 28241
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 £66,000 £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 1 October 2014 within the UK.

OCPJP Salary Histogram in the UK

OCPJP
Top 21 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 1 October 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 -14 26 £32,500 -13.33% 1
South East +15 13 £32,500 -13.33%
London -3 8 £46,800 -25.12% 1
Coventry -3 7 £32,500 -
East Midlands -6 7 £32,500 -
West Midlands -16 7 £32,500 -7.14%
Northamptonshire -19 7 £32,500 -
Northampton -25 7 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £32,500 -
City of London +10 4 £35,000 -44.00%
West Sussex - 4 £50,000 -
Horsham - 4 £50,000 -
North East - 3 £40,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £40,500 -
Hampshire -5 2 £36,250 -3.33%
Fareham - 2 £36,250 -
North West -8 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Scotland -8 1 £39,000 -23.90%
Glasgow -9 1 £39,000 -23.90%
Manchester -14 1 £40,000 +6.66%

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 54 (96.43%) Java
2 46 (82.14%) Spring
3 43 (76.79%) Oracle
4 41 (73.21%) Sun
5 39 (69.64%) Hibernate
6 38 (67.86%) Sun Certification
6 38 (67.86%) SQL
6 38 (67.86%) J2EE
7 36 (64.29%) Linux
8 33 (58.93%) Struts
8 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (53.57%) JavaScript
10 26 (46.43%) Degree
11 25 (44.64%) Computer Science
12 24 (42.86%) Software Engineering
13 23 (41.07%) JSP
14 21 (37.50%) Apache
15 18 (32.14%) Tomcat
15 18 (32.14%) OCMJD
16 17 (30.36%) Ajax
16 17 (30.36%) HTML
17 16 (28.57%) Web Services
18 15 (26.79%) XML
18 15 (26.79%) OO
19 14 (25.00%) EJB
19 14 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
20 12 (21.43%) XHTML
21 11 (19.64%) JMS
21 11 (19.64%) PL/SQL
21 11 (19.64%) JSTL

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 21 (37.50%) Apache
2 18 (32.14%) Tomcat
3 9 (16.07%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.79%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (3.57%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) JUnit
2 7 (12.50%) Redmine
2 7 (12.50%) Ant
3 6 (10.71%) Maven
4 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.36%) ERwin
6 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.79%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.79%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.79%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
1 3 (5.36%) Advertising
1 3 (5.36%) Games
2 2 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (96.43%) Developer
2 46 (82.14%) Java Developer
3 29 (51.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 27 (48.21%) J2EE Developer
5 18 (32.14%) Analyst
6 17 (30.36%) Software Support Analyst
6 17 (30.36%) Developer Analyst
6 17 (30.36%) Support Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Applications Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Junior
8 4 (7.14%) Junior Applications Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Junior Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Programmer
10 1 (1.79%) J2EE Consultant
10 1 (1.79%) Analyst Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (82.14%) Spring
2 39 (69.64%) Hibernate
3 38 (67.86%) J2EE
4 33 (58.93%) Struts
5 23 (41.07%) JSP
6 17 (30.36%) Ajax
6 17 (30.36%) HTML
7 16 (28.57%) Web Services
8 15 (26.79%) XML
9 14 (25.00%) EJB
10 12 (21.43%) XHTML
11 11 (19.64%) JMS
11 11 (19.64%) JSTL
12 10 (17.86%) DOM
13 8 (14.29%) CSS
14 7 (12.50%) jQuery
14 7 (12.50%) Servlets
15 5 (8.93%) Spring MVC
15 5 (8.93%) JPA
16 4 (7.14%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 25 (44.64%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.50%) NHS
3 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (8.93%) Open Source
5 2 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (64.29%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) UNIX
2 4 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 15 (26.79%) OO
4 10 (17.86%) OOA/OOD
5 8 (14.29%) Workflow
6 6 (10.71%) UML
6 6 (10.71%) Scrum
7 5 (8.93%) MVC
7 5 (8.93%) Use Case
7 5 (8.93%) System Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.93%) OOD
7 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 4 (7.14%) TDD
9 2 (3.57%) OO PHP
9 2 (3.57%) Time Management
9 2 (3.57%) SEO
9 2 (3.57%) Pair Programming
10 1 (1.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (96.43%) Java
2 38 (67.86%) SQL
3 30 (53.57%) JavaScript
4 11 (19.64%) PL/SQL
5 8 (14.29%) XPath
6 7 (12.50%) LotusScript
6 7 (12.50%) VBA
7 4 (7.14%) Python
8 2 (3.57%) PHP
8 2 (3.57%) C
8 2 (3.57%) C#
8 2 (3.57%) C++
8 2 (3.57%) Groovy
9 1 (1.79%) Scala
9 1 (1.79%) AspectJ
9 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (67.86%) Sun Certification
2 26 (46.43%) Degree
3 18 (32.14%) OCMJD
4 14 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (8.93%) OCPJWCD
5 5 (8.93%) CITP
5 5 (8.93%) MBCS
6 1 (1.79%) OCP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (76.79%) Oracle
2 41 (73.21%) Sun
3 2 (3.57%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.79%) JBoss
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