The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 823 835 823
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 79 89 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.077% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 60 77 51
Average salary £46,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £60,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%

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
30213 31356 29211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.32% 27.01% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24442 24295 23735
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%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sun Certification
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the UK.

Sun Certification Salary Trend in the UK

Sun Certification
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun Certification over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 within the UK.

Sun Certification Salary Histogram in the UK

Sun Certification
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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 +14 76 £47,500 +26.66% 5
London +23 32 £47,500 -17.39% 1
South East -21 22 £39,750 +13.57%
Hampshire +29 16 £44,250 +26.42%
Andover - 16 £44,250 -
East of England -4 9 £43,750 +45.83%
Watford -4 6 - -
Hertfordshire -10 6 - -
West Midlands -5 5 £40,000 +23.07%
East Midlands -31 5 £58,000 +54.66% 1
Birmingham - 5 £40,000 -
Kent - 4 £32,500 -
City of London +26 3 £47,500 -17.39%
Suffolk +6 3 £43,750 -20.45%
Ipswich -7 3 £43,750 -20.45%
Derbyshire - 3 £58,000 -
Derby - 3 £58,000 -
Folkestone - 3 £32,500 -
Belfast - 2 £42,500 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £42,500 -
County Antrim - 2 £42,500 -
Surrey +6 1 £28,800 -52.00%
Scotland +3 1 £32,500 -16.66%
Redhill -5 1 £28,800 -52.00%
Bristol -14 1 £45,000 +11.11%
Nottingham -17 1 £47,500 +11.76% 1
South West -20 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Nottinghamshire -24 1 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Cheshire - 1 £38,500 -
Midlands - 1 £77,500 -

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Sun Certification 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 Sun Certification.

1 147 (98.66%) Java
2 91 (61.07%) Oracle
3 87 (58.39%) Web Services
3 87 (58.39%) XML
4 85 (57.05%) SQL
5 75 (50.34%) JavaScript
5 75 (50.34%) Sun
6 73 (48.99%) J2EE
6 73 (48.99%) Spring
7 61 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (38.93%) UNIX
9 48 (32.21%) Mentoring
10 47 (31.54%) Subversion
11 46 (30.87%) Linux
12 45 (30.20%) Degree
13 44 (29.53%) Eclipse
14 42 (28.19%) SOAP
14 42 (28.19%) CSS
14 42 (28.19%) Hibernate
15 41 (27.52%) HTML
16 39 (26.17%) Servlets
16 39 (26.17%) JUnit
17 38 (25.50%) EJB
17 38 (25.50%) Java EE
18 37 (24.83%) Software Engineering
19 36 (24.16%) JSP
20 35 (23.49%) Finance
21 34 (22.82%) MVC
21 34 (22.82%) Scrum
22 33 (22.15%) JDBC

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Sun Certification 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 Sun Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (19.46%) Tomcat
2 27 (18.12%) Apache
3 17 (11.41%) IIS
3 17 (11.41%) WebSphere
4 16 (10.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (8.72%) IBM HTTP Server
5 13 (8.72%) Apache ServiceMix
6 11 (7.38%) Mule ESB
6 11 (7.38%) Mule
7 9 (6.04%) nginx
8 8 (5.37%) JBoss
9 7 (4.70%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (3.36%) GlassFish
11 4 (2.68%) Jetty
11 4 (2.68%) WebLogic
12 3 (2.01%) MQSeries
12 3 (2.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (1.34%) Magnolia
13 2 (1.34%) CMS
14 1 (0.67%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (7.38%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (4.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.04%) GitHub
2 3 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.77%) HTTP
2 4 (2.68%) Network Security
3 2 (1.34%) Firewall
3 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.67%) VPN
4 1 (0.67%) DNS
4 1 (0.67%) SAN
4 1 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.79%) MySQL
2 25 (16.78%) DB2
3 17 (11.41%) Relational Database
4 15 (10.07%) Oracle Database
5 11 (7.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (7.38%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 11 (7.38%) Oracle9i Database
6 10 (6.71%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.70%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.36%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.01%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.34%) Redis
10 2 (1.34%) Hazelcast
10 2 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.34%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.67%) IMS/DB
11 1 (0.67%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 47 (31.54%) Subversion
2 44 (29.53%) Eclipse
3 39 (26.17%) JUnit
4 23 (15.44%) Maven
5 20 (13.42%) Ant
6 16 (10.74%) Git (software)
7 15 (10.07%) Redmine
8 14 (9.40%) Jenkins
9 13 (8.72%) Rational Application Developer
9 13 (8.72%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 11 (7.38%) Hudson
11 9 (6.04%) Gerrit
12 7 (4.70%) Toad
13 6 (4.03%) IntelliJ
13 6 (4.03%) JIRA
14 5 (3.36%) Gradle
15 4 (2.68%) Bugzilla
15 4 (2.68%) Selenium
16 3 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 3 (2.01%) TestNG
General
1 35 (23.49%) Finance
2 11 (7.38%) Advertising
3 10 (6.71%) Marketing
4 5 (3.36%) Banking
5 2 (1.34%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 137 (91.95%) Developer
2 116 (77.85%) Java Developer
3 26 (17.45%) Consultant
3 26 (17.45%) Senior Developer
4 24 (16.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (10.07%) Java Consultant
6 13 (8.72%) Support Consultant
6 13 (8.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 12 (8.05%) Systems Developer
8 11 (7.38%) Technology Consultant
9 8 (5.37%) Programmer
10 7 (4.70%) Graduate
10 7 (4.70%) J2EE Developer
10 7 (4.70%) Java Programmer
11 6 (4.03%) Team Leader
11 6 (4.03%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.36%) Architect
12 5 (3.36%) Analyst
12 5 (3.36%) Analyst Developer
12 5 (3.36%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (58.39%) Web Services
1 87 (58.39%) XML
2 73 (48.99%) J2EE
2 73 (48.99%) Spring
3 42 (28.19%) Hibernate
3 42 (28.19%) CSS
3 42 (28.19%) SOAP
4 41 (27.52%) HTML
5 39 (26.17%) Servlets
6 38 (25.50%) EJB
6 38 (25.50%) Java EE
7 36 (24.16%) JSP
8 33 (22.15%) JDBC
9 32 (21.48%) REST
10 31 (20.81%) JMS
11 28 (18.79%) Struts
12 22 (14.77%) XHTML
12 22 (14.77%) Java SE
12 22 (14.77%) jQuery
13 21 (14.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.79%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.38%) Hedge funds
2 11 (7.38%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.68%) GIS
5 3 (2.01%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.67%) Replication
7 1 (0.67%) Clustering
7 1 (0.67%) Life Science
7 1 (0.67%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.67%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 58 (38.93%) UNIX
2 46 (30.87%) Linux
3 31 (20.81%) Windows
4 15 (10.07%) Solaris
5 14 (9.40%) AIX
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (32.21%) Mentoring
3 37 (24.83%) Software Engineering
4 34 (22.82%) MVC
4 34 (22.82%) Scrum
5 28 (18.79%) TDD
6 26 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (16.78%) UML
8 24 (16.11%) E-Commerce
9 18 (12.08%) RAD
9 18 (12.08%) Unit Testing
10 15 (10.07%) Multithreading
11 13 (8.72%) Web Development
11 13 (8.72%) OOP
11 13 (8.72%) SOA
11 13 (8.72%) Content Management
12 12 (8.05%) Waterfall
12 12 (8.05%) SDLC
13 11 (7.38%) Electronic Trading
13 11 (7.38%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 147 (98.66%) Java
2 85 (57.05%) SQL
3 75 (50.34%) JavaScript
4 27 (18.12%) PL/SQL
5 24 (16.11%) Perl
6 13 (8.72%) PHP
6 13 (8.72%) Bash Shell
7 11 (7.38%) XPath
8 9 (6.04%) Scala
8 9 (6.04%) Python
9 8 (5.37%) C
10 6 (4.03%) C#
10 6 (4.03%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.36%) Groovy
12 4 (2.68%) C++
13 1 (0.67%) COBOL
13 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 45 (30.20%) Degree
2 20 (13.42%) Oracle Certification
3 11 (7.38%) Brainbench
4 8 (5.37%) OCPJP
5 7 (4.70%) OCMJD
5 7 (4.70%) OCPJWCD
5 7 (4.70%) OCA
6 5 (3.36%) Postgraduate
7 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.68%) MCP
7 4 (2.68%) MCPD
8 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.34%) SCSA
9 1 (0.67%) RHCE
9 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.67%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Firmware
1 1 (0.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (6.71%) Puppet
1 10 (6.71%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (6.04%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 91 (61.07%) Oracle
2 75 (50.34%) Sun
3 15 (10.07%) IBM
4 12 (8.05%) Sybase
5 9 (6.04%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.37%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.36%) hybris
8 2 (1.34%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.34%) ATG
9 1 (0.67%) Endeca
9 1 (0.67%) BT
9 1 (0.67%) HP
9 1 (0.67%) Adobe
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