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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Certification
UK
Rank 816 843 841
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -2
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 29 84 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.084% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.30% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18 49 89
Median salary £56,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,950 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.26%

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
21224 28013 28859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.24% 27.98% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16766 22434 23069
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Sun Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Sun Certification Salary Histogram in the UK

Sun Certification
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 29 £56,250 +40.62% 6
London +56 14 £82,500 +22.22% 2
North West - 11 £17,000 -
Cheshire - 6 - -
City of London +24 4 £50,000 - 1
Lancashire - 4 £17,000 -
West Midlands +4 2 £73,250 +83.12% 2
East Midlands -14 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Blackburn - 2 £17,000 -
Knutsford - 2 - -
Derbyshire +14 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Derby +5 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Nottingham -7 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Nottinghamshire -8 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Birmingham -11 1 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Merseyside - 1 £30,000 -
Wirral - 1 £30,000 -
Accrington - 1 £14,000 -
Burnley - 1 £17,000 -

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Sun Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Sun Certification.

1 55 (87.30%) Java
2 36 (57.14%) J2EE
2 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (46.03%) Sun
3 29 (46.03%) Spring
4 24 (38.10%) Oracle
5 23 (36.51%) Degree
6 22 (34.92%) Software Engineering
6 22 (34.92%) JavaScript
6 22 (34.92%) Web Services
6 22 (34.92%) XML
7 19 (30.16%) JSP
8 18 (28.57%) Computer Science
9 17 (26.98%) CSS
9 17 (26.98%) SDLC
10 16 (25.40%) SQL
11 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
11 15 (23.81%) Hibernate
12 14 (22.22%) Scrum
12 14 (22.22%) Finance
13 13 (20.63%) HTML
14 12 (19.05%) RESTful
14 12 (19.05%) Open Source
14 12 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
14 12 (19.05%) EJB
14 12 (19.05%) Project Management
14 12 (19.05%) Mentoring
15 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (17.46%) Management Information System
15 11 (17.46%) C#

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 8 (12.70%) CMS
2 8 (12.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (12.70%) Skype for Business
3 5 (7.94%) Apache
3 5 (7.94%) JBoss
4 4 (6.35%) IBM Notes
4 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.35%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.17%) Confluence
5 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.17%) GlassFish
5 2 (3.17%) IIS
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.17%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.59%) JCAPS
6 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) BASE24
2 1 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) IaaS
1 8 (12.70%) PaaS
1 8 (12.70%) SaaS
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) HTTP
1 8 (12.70%) Skype
2 6 (9.52%) Internet
3 5 (7.94%) FTP
3 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.35%) Firewall
4 4 (6.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (6.35%) Network Security
4 4 (6.35%) SMTP
4 4 (6.35%) VPN
4 4 (6.35%) WAN
5 3 (4.76%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.59%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.35%) DB2
4 4 (6.35%) MySQL
4 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.17%) Adabas
5 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.59%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.59%) Big Data
6 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.59%) IMS/DB
6 1 (1.59%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.52%) JUnit
3 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.94%) JIRA
3 5 (7.94%) Maven
4 4 (6.35%) Bitbucket
4 4 (6.35%) Gradle
4 4 (6.35%) Subversion
5 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.17%) Ant
6 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.17%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.59%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (1.59%) FishEye
7 1 (1.59%) Mockito
7 1 (1.59%) Selenium
7 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Marketing
3 6 (9.52%) Banking
4 5 (7.94%) Retail
5 3 (4.76%) Advertising
5 3 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.76%) Front Office
6 1 (1.59%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Developer
2 27 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 13 (20.63%) Architect
3 13 (20.63%) J2EE Developer
3 13 (20.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 13 (20.63%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (17.46%) Senior Developer
4 11 (17.46%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Digital Architect
5 8 (12.70%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.52%) Agile Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) XML Developer
8 4 (6.35%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (6.35%) Desktop Support
8 4 (6.35%) Java Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Java Swing Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Presales Solution Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Senior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (57.14%) J2EE
2 29 (46.03%) Spring
3 22 (34.92%) Web Services
3 22 (34.92%) XML
4 19 (30.16%) JSP
5 17 (26.98%) CSS
6 15 (23.81%) Hibernate
7 13 (20.63%) HTML
8 12 (19.05%) EJB
8 12 (19.05%) RESTful
9 11 (17.46%) .NET
10 10 (15.87%) Java EE
11 9 (14.29%) jQuery
11 9 (14.29%) SOAP
12 8 (12.70%) .NET Framework
12 8 (12.70%) Ajax
13 7 (11.11%) Servlets
14 6 (9.52%) HTML5
15 5 (7.94%) JSF
15 5 (7.94%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (17.46%) Management Information System
3 9 (14.29%) IVR
4 8 (12.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (12.70%) Social Media
5 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (6.35%) Client/Server
7 3 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (4.76%) NHS
7 3 (4.76%) User Experience
8 2 (3.17%) Eurex
8 2 (3.17%) RIA
8 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.59%) Digital TV
9 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.59%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Linux
1 9 (14.29%) Unix
2 8 (12.70%) Windows
3 5 (7.94%) Solaris
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.59%) Android
5 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) Software Engineering
3 17 (26.98%) SDLC
4 14 (22.22%) Scrum
5 12 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 12 (19.05%) Open Source
5 12 (19.05%) Project Management
6 11 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (17.46%) Waterfall
7 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
7 10 (15.87%) High Availability
7 10 (15.87%) TOGAF
8 9 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (14.29%) TDD
9 8 (12.70%) Change Management
9 8 (12.70%) CRM
9 8 (12.70%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (12.70%) SEO
9 8 (12.70%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 55 (87.30%) Java
2 22 (34.92%) JavaScript
3 16 (25.40%) SQL
4 11 (17.46%) C#
5 6 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.35%) C
7 3 (4.76%) C++
7 3 (4.76%) Python
8 2 (3.17%) Apex Code
8 2 (3.17%) NATURAL
8 2 (3.17%) Perl
8 2 (3.17%) VB
8 2 (3.17%) VB6
9 1 (1.59%) Go
9 1 (1.59%) Groovy
9 1 (1.59%) PHP
9 1 (1.59%) PHP 4
9 1 (1.59%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (36.51%) Degree
2 8 (12.70%) OCMJEA
3 5 (7.94%) MCSE
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.35%) CISSP
4 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.35%) OCPJP
4 4 (6.35%) RHCE
4 4 (6.35%) SCNA
4 4 (6.35%) SCSA
4 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.76%) CEH
5 3 (4.76%) Postgraduate
6 2 (3.17%) IBM Certification
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.59%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Sendmail
2 2 (3.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.59%) Control-M
2 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (46.03%) Sun
2 24 (38.10%) Oracle
3 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.70%) Sitecore
5 4 (6.35%) CheckPoint
5 4 (6.35%) IBM
5 4 (6.35%) Lotus
6 3 (4.76%) Twitter
7 2 (3.17%) BEA
7 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.17%) SAP
8 1 (1.59%) Adobe
8 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.59%) Cognos
8 1 (1.59%) Google
8 1 (1.59%) Perforce
8 1 (1.59%) Sybase
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