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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 844 799 793
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -6
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 70 122 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.10% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.37% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 64 90 93
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%

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
30490 32535 30998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.47% 27.22% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23843 26030 24951
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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 70 £47,500 +18.75% 5
London +24 21 £56,250 -6.25% 3
South East -11 20 £53,750 +34.37% 1
East Midlands +20 17 £47,500 +31.03%
Nottinghamshire - 10 £47,500 -
Nottingham - 9 £47,500 -
Hampshire -3 8 £47,750 +19.37%
Surrey +17 7 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East of England +11 5 £45,000 -
Leicestershire - 5 £47,500 -
Leicester - 5 £47,500 -
Basingstoke +23 4 £55,000 +33.33%
Hertfordshire -5 4 £45,000 +15.38%
Staines - 4 £55,000 - 1
Watford +2 3 £45,000 -
South West -15 3 £38,000 +4.10%
Andover - 3 £40,500 -
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £61,500 +89.23%
Derbyshire - 2 £40,750 -
West Sussex - 2 £52,500 -
Derby - 2 £40,750 -
Manchester - 2 £28,900 -
Horsham - 2 £52,500 -
North West - 2 £28,900 -
Kent +17 1 £35,000 -
Chippenham +3 1 £37,500 +4.89%
Wiltshire 0 1 £37,500 +8.69%
Yorkshire -1 1 £24,000 -12.56% 1
Milton Keynes -5 1 £61,500 +89.23%
Bristol -7 1 £45,000 +20.00%

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 144 (81.36%) Java
2 99 (55.93%) SQL
3 88 (49.72%) UNIX
4 86 (48.59%) Sun
5 85 (48.02%) Oracle
6 81 (45.76%) Web Services
6 81 (45.76%) XML
7 70 (39.55%) Linux
8 66 (37.29%) Degree
9 62 (35.03%) J2EE
10 60 (33.90%) Spring
11 55 (31.07%) Solaris
12 53 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
13 50 (28.25%) SOAP
14 44 (24.86%) JavaScript
14 44 (24.86%) Finance
15 43 (24.29%) Software Engineering
16 40 (22.60%) Mentoring
17 39 (22.03%) Subversion
17 39 (22.03%) JUnit
17 39 (22.03%) EJB
18 37 (20.90%) Eclipse
19 34 (19.21%) Hibernate
20 33 (18.64%) RESTful
21 32 (18.08%) Computer Science
22 31 (17.51%) Java EE
22 31 (17.51%) SCSA
23 30 (16.95%) Servlets
24 29 (16.38%) E-Commerce
24 29 (16.38%) Maven

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 16 (9.04%) WebSphere
2 15 (8.47%) Apache
2 15 (8.47%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (4.52%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (3.95%) nginx
6 5 (2.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (2.82%) MQSeries
6 5 (2.82%) Mule
7 4 (2.26%) Mule ESB
7 4 (2.26%) CICS
7 4 (2.26%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.69%) JBoss
9 2 (1.13%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.13%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.13%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.13%) IIS
10 1 (0.56%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.56%) CMS
10 1 (0.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 18 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.47%) MS Office
3 10 (5.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.95%) GitHub
2 6 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
4 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.43%) Firewall
2 14 (7.91%) HTTP
3 13 (7.34%) VPN
3 13 (7.34%) SAN
4 11 (6.21%) TCP/IP
5 10 (5.65%) PPP
5 10 (5.65%) ATM
5 10 (5.65%) VoIP
5 10 (5.65%) Ethernet
5 10 (5.65%) IPv4
5 10 (5.65%) xDSL
6 7 (3.95%) DSLAM
6 7 (3.95%) Broadband
7 5 (2.82%) Internet
8 4 (2.26%) LDAP
9 3 (1.69%) DNS
9 3 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.13%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.13%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.30%) MySQL
2 17 (9.60%) SQL Server
3 14 (7.91%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.08%) DB2
4 9 (5.08%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.95%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.95%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.69%) Big Data
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.56%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.56%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 39 (22.03%) JUnit
1 39 (22.03%) Subversion
2 37 (20.90%) Eclipse
3 29 (16.38%) Maven
4 23 (12.99%) Redmine
5 20 (11.30%) Git (software)
6 14 (7.91%) Ant
6 14 (7.91%) Jenkins
7 11 (6.21%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (5.65%) SoapUI
9 8 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (4.52%) Mercurial
10 7 (3.95%) Hudson
10 7 (3.95%) Gerrit
11 6 (3.39%) Gradle
12 5 (2.82%) Log4j
13 3 (1.69%) Mockito
13 3 (1.69%) LoadRunner
14 2 (1.13%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 2 (1.13%) TestNG
General
1 44 (24.86%) Finance
2 21 (11.86%) Banking
3 11 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.65%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.95%) Marketing
6 6 (3.39%) Advertising
7 5 (2.82%) Retail
8 4 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.26%) Games
9 2 (1.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 116 (65.54%) Developer
2 98 (55.37%) Java Developer
3 28 (15.82%) Senior Developer
4 27 (15.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (10.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 13 (7.34%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (6.78%) Software Developer
8 11 (6.21%) Team Leader
9 10 (5.65%) Java Team Leader
9 10 (5.65%) Architect
9 10 (5.65%) J2EE Developer
10 8 (4.52%) Programmer
10 8 (4.52%) Network Engineer
10 8 (4.52%) UNIX Engineer
11 7 (3.95%) Junior
11 7 (3.95%) Analyst
11 7 (3.95%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.95%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.39%) Graduate
12 6 (3.39%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (45.76%) Web Services
1 81 (45.76%) XML
2 62 (35.03%) J2EE
3 60 (33.90%) Spring
4 50 (28.25%) SOAP
5 39 (22.03%) EJB
6 34 (19.21%) Hibernate
7 33 (18.64%) RESTful
8 31 (17.51%) Java EE
9 30 (16.95%) Servlets
10 28 (15.82%) jQuery
11 27 (15.25%) JSP
12 25 (14.12%) HTML
13 22 (12.43%) Struts
13 22 (12.43%) JMS
13 22 (12.43%) Java SE
14 20 (11.30%) JPA
14 20 (11.30%) XSLT
14 20 (11.30%) JDBC
15 19 (10.73%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.08%) Computer Science
2 22 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.65%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.39%) Clustering
5 5 (2.82%) Web 2.0
6 4 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.26%) PMI
6 4 (2.26%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.26%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.69%) Open Source
7 3 (1.69%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.69%) GIS
7 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.69%) Replication
8 2 (1.13%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (49.72%) UNIX
2 70 (39.55%) Linux
3 55 (31.07%) Solaris
4 26 (14.69%) HPUX
5 23 (12.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (10.73%) Windows
7 18 (10.17%) AIX
8 13 (7.34%) SUSE
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (24.29%) Software Engineering
3 40 (22.60%) Mentoring
4 29 (16.38%) E-Commerce
5 26 (14.69%) MVC
6 24 (13.56%) Scrum
7 22 (12.43%) TDD
8 21 (11.86%) ITIL
9 19 (10.73%) Project Management
9 19 (10.73%) Waterfall
10 17 (9.60%) OO
11 14 (7.91%) Unit Testing
12 13 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (7.34%) Multithreading
12 13 (7.34%) PRINCE2
13 11 (6.21%) Problem Management
14 10 (5.65%) Performance Testing
14 10 (5.65%) Test Automation
14 10 (5.65%) Migration
15 7 (3.95%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (81.36%) Java
2 99 (55.93%) SQL
3 44 (24.86%) JavaScript
4 26 (14.69%) PL/SQL
5 22 (12.43%) Shell Script
6 19 (10.73%) C++
6 19 (10.73%) XPath
7 13 (7.34%) C
8 12 (6.78%) Perl
9 9 (5.08%) C#
10 8 (4.52%) Python
10 8 (4.52%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.95%) PHP
11 7 (3.95%) Scala
12 4 (2.26%) XQuery
13 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.56%) Korn
14 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (37.29%) Degree
2 31 (17.51%) SCSA
3 15 (8.47%) Security Cleared
4 12 (6.78%) RHCA
5 10 (5.65%) CCNP
5 10 (5.65%) CCNA
5 10 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (5.65%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (5.08%) RHCE
6 9 (5.08%) Postgraduate
7 6 (3.39%) OCPJP
8 4 (2.26%) OCMJD
8 4 (2.26%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.26%) ISEB
9 3 (1.69%) OCPJWCD
9 3 (1.69%) Brainbench
9 3 (1.69%) RHCSA
10 2 (1.13%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.13%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.52%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.13%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.65%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.13%) Firmware
3 2 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (1.13%) XenApp
3 2 (1.13%) vSphere
3 2 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (9.60%) NetBackup
2 10 (5.65%) Puppet
2 10 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.95%) Capistrano
4 3 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 86 (48.59%) Sun
2 85 (48.02%) Oracle
3 28 (15.82%) HP
4 27 (15.25%) Red Hat
5 25 (14.12%) VMware
6 21 (11.86%) Microsoft
7 18 (10.17%) IBM
8 15 (8.47%) Symantec
9 10 (5.65%) Veritas
10 6 (3.39%) Huawei
11 5 (2.82%) Interwoven
11 5 (2.82%) Sybase
12 3 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.69%) hybris
13 2 (1.13%) SAP
13 2 (1.13%) Citrix
14 1 (0.56%) Adobe
14 1 (0.56%) Business Objects
14 1 (0.56%) Twitter
14 1 (0.56%) Siemens
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E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago