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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 887 879 845
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -34
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 6 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.024% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.020% 0.090% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 27
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £45,720 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £33,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -10.00%

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
29896 31032 28815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.30% 27.04% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24121 24045 23400
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 6 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 28 August 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
South East +10 6 £50,000 +42.85% 1
England -17 6 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Horsham +4 4 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex -1 4 £50,000 - 1
Fareham +15 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Hampshire +3 2 £45,000 +28.57%

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (90.91%) Java
2 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 18 (81.82%) J2EE
3 17 (77.27%) Web Services
4 16 (72.73%) Spring
5 15 (68.18%) Sun
6 14 (63.64%) Hibernate
6 14 (63.64%) HTML
7 13 (59.09%) XML
7 13 (59.09%) Software Engineering
7 13 (59.09%) jQuery
8 12 (54.55%) CSS
8 12 (54.55%) SQL
9 11 (50.00%) Oracle
10 10 (45.45%) SOAP
10 10 (45.45%) Oracle Certification
10 10 (45.45%) Degree
11 9 (40.91%) OCMJD
11 9 (40.91%) Dojo
11 9 (40.91%) Struts
11 9 (40.91%) JSP
11 9 (40.91%) UML
12 8 (36.36%) XSLT
12 8 (36.36%) DB2
12 8 (36.36%) Sun Certification
12 8 (36.36%) Eclipse
12 8 (36.36%) WSDL
12 8 (36.36%) Ajax
12 8 (36.36%) Maven
12 8 (36.36%) Subversion

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
2 6 (27.27%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 5 (22.73%) Apache
4 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
5 3 (13.64%) MQSeries
5 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (9.09%) GlassFish
6 2 (9.09%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) DB2
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 6 (27.27%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Eclipse
1 8 (36.36%) Subversion
1 8 (36.36%) Maven
2 6 (27.27%) Ant
2 6 (27.27%) CruiseControl
3 3 (13.64%) JUnit
4 2 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (9.09%) NetBeans
4 2 (9.09%) StarTeam
4 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (27.27%) Marketing
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 19 (86.36%) Java Developer
3 9 (40.91%) J2EE Developer
3 9 (40.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (31.82%) Senior Developer
5 6 (27.27%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) J2EE
2 17 (77.27%) Web Services
3 16 (72.73%) Spring
4 14 (63.64%) Hibernate
4 14 (63.64%) HTML
5 13 (59.09%) XML
5 13 (59.09%) jQuery
6 12 (54.55%) CSS
7 10 (45.45%) SOAP
8 9 (40.91%) Struts
8 9 (40.91%) JSP
8 9 (40.91%) Dojo
9 8 (36.36%) Ajax
9 8 (36.36%) WSDL
9 8 (36.36%) XSLT
10 6 (27.27%) XHTML
10 6 (27.27%) UDDI
10 6 (27.27%) DOM
10 6 (27.27%) XML Schema
10 6 (27.27%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 6 (27.27%) Credit Risk
2 6 (27.27%) DataPower
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (18.18%) GIS
4 2 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) zOS
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Software Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) UML
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 6 (27.27%) Product Management
4 6 (27.27%) Open Source
4 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 6 (27.27%) Migration
4 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 4 (18.18%) OO
6 3 (13.64%) RAD
6 3 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) OOD
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) OOP
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (9.09%) AOP
7 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Java
2 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 12 (54.55%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle Certification
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 9 (40.91%) OCMJD
3 8 (36.36%) Sun Certification
4 7 (31.82%) OCPJWCD
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Sun
2 11 (50.00%) Oracle
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
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set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago