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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 768 801 819
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +18
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 112 88 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.085% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.31% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 97 66 40
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%

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
29281 28280 31282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.77% 27.21% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23491 22195 26247
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 £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +30 110 £42,500 +6.25% 12
London +17 35 £60,000 +8.10% 1
South East -35 24 £33,750 -20.58% 2
East of England +7 23 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Watford 0 15 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -1 15 £45,000 - 2
South West +1 13 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Reading +14 12 £27,500 -
Berkshire +1 12 £27,500 -47.11%
Wiltshire - 12 £38,000 - 1
Chippenham - 11 £38,000 - 1
East Midlands -2 8 £37,500 +15.38% 4
North East -1 7 £38,000 -24.00%
Surrey -1 7 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Tyne and Wear -14 6 £38,000 -24.00%
Gateshead - 5 £38,000 -
Ipswich +5 4 £50,000 -13.04%
Suffolk +1 4 £50,000 -13.04%
Northamptonshire -14 4 £33,750 +3.84%
Northampton -14 4 £33,750 +3.84%
Bedfordshire +6 3 £67,500 +125.00%
Staines - 3 £50,000 - 2
Manchester - 3 £35,000 - 2
North West - 3 £35,000 - 2
Leicester +30 2 £37,500 +15.38%
Leicestershire +16 2 £37,500 +15.38%
Nottinghamshire +13 2 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Nottingham +8 2 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 2 £32,500 -
Scotland +1 2 £33,750 -20.58%

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 179 (85.65%) Java
2 146 (69.86%) SQL
3 122 (58.37%) Sun
4 111 (53.11%) Linux
5 107 (51.20%) XML
6 102 (48.80%) Oracle
7 98 (46.89%) Web Services
8 91 (43.54%) J2EE
9 90 (43.06%) Spring
10 87 (41.63%) UNIX
11 79 (37.80%) Degree
12 76 (36.36%) JavaScript
13 75 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
14 71 (33.97%) Struts
15 67 (32.06%) Hibernate
16 62 (29.67%) Software Engineering
17 61 (29.19%) JSP
18 60 (28.71%) EJB
19 59 (28.23%) Solaris
20 54 (25.84%) Computer Science
21 53 (25.36%) HTML
22 52 (24.88%) Finance
23 48 (22.97%) E-Commerce
24 47 (22.49%) Servlets
25 46 (22.01%) JUnit
26 44 (21.05%) MVC
27 43 (20.57%) Subversion
28 38 (18.18%) SOAP
28 38 (18.18%) Tomcat
29 37 (17.70%) Maven

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 38 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 27 (12.92%) Apache
3 17 (8.13%) WebSphere
4 15 (7.18%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (5.26%) nginx
5 11 (5.26%) Adobe CQ
6 10 (4.78%) MQSeries
7 9 (4.31%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (4.31%) WebLogic
8 7 (3.35%) IIS
8 7 (3.35%) Apache Solr
9 6 (2.87%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (2.87%) JBoss
10 4 (1.91%) CICS
11 3 (1.44%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.96%) Mule
12 2 (0.96%) CMS
13 1 (0.48%) Drupal
13 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.48%) Jetty
Applications
1 25 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.66%) MS Office
3 11 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.91%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.26%) GitHub
2 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.96%) SaaS
3 2 (0.96%) IaaS
4 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.40%) Firewall
2 27 (12.92%) HTTP
3 23 (11.00%) VPN
4 22 (10.53%) SAN
5 15 (7.18%) TCP/IP
6 12 (5.74%) DNS
7 11 (5.26%) Internet
7 11 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
7 11 (5.26%) xDSL
7 11 (5.26%) PPP
7 11 (5.26%) ATM
7 11 (5.26%) VoIP
7 11 (5.26%) Ethernet
8 9 (4.31%) IPv4
9 7 (3.35%) DSLAM
9 7 (3.35%) Broadband
10 4 (1.91%) LDAP
11 2 (0.96%) MPLS
11 2 (0.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.79%) MySQL
2 26 (12.44%) Relational Database
3 21 (10.05%) SQL Server
4 20 (9.57%) RDBMS
5 16 (7.66%) NoSQL
6 14 (6.70%) DB2
7 10 (4.78%) Big Data
8 9 (4.31%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.91%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 4 (1.91%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.48%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.48%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 46 (22.01%) JUnit
2 43 (20.57%) Subversion
3 37 (17.70%) Maven
4 26 (12.44%) Eclipse
5 23 (11.00%) Ant
6 22 (10.53%) Git (software)
7 15 (7.18%) Jenkins
8 13 (6.22%) Redmine
9 12 (5.74%) Oracle Forms
10 11 (5.26%) Hudson
10 11 (5.26%) Gerrit
11 10 (4.78%) Log4j
12 9 (4.31%) SoapUI
12 9 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (4.31%) Mercurial
13 6 (2.87%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 6 (2.87%) Rational Application Developer
14 4 (1.91%) Gradle
15 3 (1.44%) LoadRunner
15 3 (1.44%) Mockito
General
1 52 (24.88%) Finance
2 22 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 18 (8.61%) Manufacturing
3 18 (8.61%) Banking
3 18 (8.61%) Retail
4 12 (5.74%) Financial Institution
5 11 (5.26%) Marketing
6 6 (2.87%) Games
7 5 (2.39%) Advertising
8 3 (1.44%) Law
9 2 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 140 (66.99%) Developer
2 119 (56.94%) Java Developer
3 42 (20.10%) J2EE Developer
4 40 (19.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 19 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 17 (8.13%) Programmer
7 16 (7.66%) Analyst
7 16 (7.66%) Senior Java Developer
8 15 (7.18%) Architect
9 14 (6.70%) Support Analyst
10 13 (6.22%) Java Programmer
11 12 (5.74%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (4.78%) Support Engineer
13 9 (4.31%) Consultant
13 9 (4.31%) Network Engineer
13 9 (4.31%) Software Developer
13 9 (4.31%) Software Support Analyst
13 9 (4.31%) Developer Analyst
14 7 (3.35%) Java Team Leader
14 7 (3.35%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (51.20%) XML
2 98 (46.89%) Web Services
3 91 (43.54%) J2EE
4 90 (43.06%) Spring
5 71 (33.97%) Struts
6 67 (32.06%) Hibernate
7 61 (29.19%) JSP
8 60 (28.71%) EJB
9 53 (25.36%) HTML
10 47 (22.49%) Servlets
11 38 (18.18%) SOAP
12 36 (17.22%) CSS
13 35 (16.75%) JMS
14 30 (14.35%) JDBC
14 30 (14.35%) jQuery
15 29 (13.88%) XSLT
16 24 (11.48%) XHTML
16 24 (11.48%) JSON
17 22 (10.53%) Ajax
18 17 (8.13%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 54 (25.84%) Computer Science
2 23 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.61%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.26%) Replication
5 10 (4.78%) Web 2.0
6 9 (4.31%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.35%) NHS
8 5 (2.39%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.91%) Clustering
9 4 (1.91%) PMI
9 4 (1.91%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.91%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.91%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (1.44%) Open Source
10 3 (1.44%) User Experience
11 2 (0.96%) Online Gambling
12 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 111 (53.11%) Linux
2 87 (41.63%) UNIX
3 59 (28.23%) Solaris
4 30 (14.35%) HPUX
5 25 (11.96%) Windows
6 19 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (8.13%) AIX
8 15 (7.18%) SUSE
9 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (29.67%) Software Engineering
3 48 (22.97%) E-Commerce
4 44 (21.05%) MVC
5 31 (14.83%) Unit Testing
5 31 (14.83%) Mentoring
6 30 (14.35%) TDD
7 25 (11.96%) Scrum
8 24 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (11.00%) ITIL
10 22 (10.53%) OO
11 21 (10.05%) UML
11 21 (10.05%) Web Development
12 17 (8.13%) Content Management
12 17 (8.13%) Project Management
13 14 (6.70%) Performance Testing
14 13 (6.22%) Multithreading
14 13 (6.22%) PRINCE2
15 11 (5.26%) SOA
15 11 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 179 (85.65%) Java
2 146 (69.86%) SQL
3 76 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 32 (15.31%) XPath
5 31 (14.83%) Shell Script
6 28 (13.40%) PL/SQL
7 20 (9.57%) Perl
8 19 (9.09%) C++
9 12 (5.74%) PHP
9 12 (5.74%) PowerShell
10 11 (5.26%) Scala
10 11 (5.26%) Python
11 10 (4.78%) C
12 9 (4.31%) C#
12 9 (4.31%) T-SQL
13 7 (3.35%) VBA
13 7 (3.35%) LotusScript
13 7 (3.35%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.91%) XQuery
15 3 (1.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 79 (37.80%) Degree
2 29 (13.88%) SCSA
3 20 (9.57%) OCPJP
4 15 (7.18%) Security Cleared
5 14 (6.70%) RHCA
6 13 (6.22%) Oracle Certification
7 12 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (5.74%) CCNA
8 11 (5.26%) CCNP
9 10 (4.78%) OCMJD
10 5 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.91%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.91%) ISEB
11 4 (1.91%) Brainbench
12 3 (1.44%) RHCE
13 2 (0.96%) CISSP
13 2 (0.96%) SAP Certification
13 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.48%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.87%) QA
2 3 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.96%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.96%) SLA
3 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.31%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (11.00%) Puppet
1 23 (11.00%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (6.22%) NetBackup
3 11 (5.26%) Capistrano
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.48%) Legato
5 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 122 (58.37%) Sun
2 102 (48.80%) Oracle
3 32 (15.31%) HP
4 31 (14.83%) Microsoft
5 24 (11.48%) VMware
6 22 (10.53%) IBM
7 21 (10.05%) Red Hat
8 14 (6.70%) Symantec
9 12 (5.74%) Veritas
10 10 (4.78%) Interwoven
11 6 (2.87%) Sybase
11 6 (2.87%) Huawei
12 3 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.96%) SAP
13 2 (0.96%) Progress
14 1 (0.48%) Cisco
14 1 (0.48%) EMC
14 1 (0.48%) BEA
14 1 (0.48%) CommVault
14 1 (0.48%) NetApp
Nottingham
Ascent People
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
ARM Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + £45-55k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
EE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham
Ascent People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby
Ascent People
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby
Ascent People
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago