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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 810 826 743
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -83
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 92 50 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.047% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.17% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 74 41 108
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £60,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%

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
30957 28649 33381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.85% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24129 23451 28087
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014 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 19 September 2014. 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 +25 89 £37,500 -6.25% 9
East Midlands +26 31 £37,500 +15.38% 2
South East +6 27 £32,500 -25.71% 1
Buckinghamshire - 22 £32,500 -
East of England -10 21 £30,000 - 2
Northampton -5 20 £32,500 - 2
Northamptonshire -6 20 £32,500 - 2
London -20 20 £60,000 -0.82% 1
Milton Keynes - 13 £30,000 -
Nottingham - 11 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 11 £42,500 -
Watford -5 9 £42,500 - 2
Hertfordshire -7 9 £42,500 - 2
High Wycombe - 9 £51,250 -
Bedford - 7 £30,000 -
Bedfordshire - 7 £30,000 -
Coventry -8 6 £32,500 -
West Midlands -15 6 £32,500 -13.33%
South West -26 4 £37,000 +34.54% 3
Hampshire -8 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Suffolk - 3 £55,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £40,500 -
North East - 3 £40,500 -
Fareham - 3 £35,000 -
Ipswich - 3 £55,000 -
Leeds - 2 £32,500 -
Chippenham - 2 £37,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £37,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 177 (94.65%) Java
2 117 (62.57%) Sun
3 107 (57.22%) SQL
4 96 (51.34%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (50.80%) J2EE
6 94 (50.27%) Linux
7 88 (47.06%) XML
8 83 (44.39%) Struts
9 81 (43.32%) Oracle
9 81 (43.32%) Spring
10 78 (41.71%) Web Services
11 69 (36.90%) JavaScript
12 66 (35.29%) Degree
13 65 (34.76%) Hibernate
14 60 (32.09%) JSP
15 59 (31.55%) Software Engineering
16 54 (28.88%) JUnit
17 52 (27.81%) EJB
18 50 (26.74%) Computer Science
19 48 (25.67%) Finance
20 45 (24.06%) UNIX
21 39 (20.86%) E-Commerce
22 38 (20.32%) HTML
23 37 (19.79%) OCPJP
24 36 (19.25%) Unit Testing
24 36 (19.25%) Web Development
25 33 (17.65%) Scrum
25 33 (17.65%) Tomcat
25 33 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
26 30 (16.04%) JMS

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 33 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 24 (12.83%) Apache
3 13 (6.95%) WebLogic
4 11 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.28%) IIS
5 8 (4.28%) Apache Solr
6 7 (3.74%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (3.74%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (2.67%) nginx
8 4 (2.14%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.60%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (1.07%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.53%) Site Server
11 1 (0.53%) CMS
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.53%) Jetty
11 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.53%) Drupal
11 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.21%) GitHub
2 5 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.60%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.97%) SAN
2 17 (9.09%) VPN
2 17 (9.09%) DNS
2 17 (9.09%) Firewall
3 16 (8.56%) Reverse Proxy
3 16 (8.56%) TCP/IP
4 14 (7.49%) HTTP
5 6 (3.21%) Internet
6 1 (0.53%) MPLS
6 1 (0.53%) PPP
6 1 (0.53%) ATM
6 1 (0.53%) VoIP
6 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.53%) xDSL
6 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.83%) MySQL
2 18 (9.63%) NoSQL
3 12 (6.42%) SQL Server
4 9 (4.81%) RDBMS
4 9 (4.81%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.28%) DB2
6 2 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 54 (28.88%) JUnit
2 23 (12.30%) Maven
3 18 (9.63%) Ant
4 17 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 15 (8.02%) Jenkins
6 14 (7.49%) Subversion
7 7 (3.74%) Rational Application Developer
7 7 (3.74%) Redmine
7 7 (3.74%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 7 (3.74%) Selenium
8 6 (3.21%) Git (software)
8 6 (3.21%) Eclipse RCP
8 6 (3.21%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.67%) Hudson
9 5 (2.67%) Gerrit
9 5 (2.67%) JBehave
9 5 (2.67%) Log4j
10 3 (1.60%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (1.07%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.07%) JIRA
General
1 48 (25.67%) Finance
2 27 (14.44%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.49%) Retail
4 10 (5.35%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.28%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.21%) Advertising
7 5 (2.67%) Marketing
8 2 (1.07%) Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Games
9 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 149 (79.68%) Developer
2 127 (67.91%) Java Developer
3 63 (33.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 62 (33.16%) J2EE Developer
5 21 (11.23%) Senior Developer
6 20 (10.70%) Programmer
7 19 (10.16%) Senior Java Developer
8 18 (9.63%) Analyst
9 17 (9.09%) Architect
10 16 (8.56%) Support Analyst
10 16 (8.56%) Developer Analyst
10 16 (8.56%) Software Support Analyst
11 13 (6.95%) Java Programmer
12 10 (5.35%) Consultant
13 9 (4.81%) Java Architect
14 8 (4.28%) Senior Java Architect
14 8 (4.28%) Senior Architect
14 8 (4.28%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
15 7 (3.74%) Web Developer
16 6 (3.21%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (50.80%) J2EE
2 88 (47.06%) XML
3 83 (44.39%) Struts
4 81 (43.32%) Spring
5 78 (41.71%) Web Services
6 65 (34.76%) Hibernate
7 60 (32.09%) JSP
8 52 (27.81%) EJB
9 38 (20.32%) HTML
10 30 (16.04%) JMS
11 26 (13.90%) Ajax
12 24 (12.83%) Servlets
13 22 (11.76%) JSTL
14 19 (10.16%) XHTML
15 17 (9.09%) CSS
16 16 (8.56%) HTML5
17 15 (8.02%) JSON
18 13 (6.95%) jQuery
19 12 (6.42%) Drools
20 10 (5.35%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 50 (26.74%) Computer Science
2 33 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (8.56%) Replication
4 9 (4.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (3.74%) NHS
5 7 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.21%) Clustering
7 5 (2.67%) User Experience
8 4 (2.14%) Open Source
8 4 (2.14%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.07%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 94 (50.27%) Linux
2 45 (24.06%) UNIX
3 25 (13.37%) Windows
4 19 (10.16%) Solaris
5 7 (3.74%) AIX
6 4 (2.14%) HPUX
6 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.07%) SUSE
8 1 (0.53%) Android
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) CentOS
8 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (51.34%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (31.55%) Software Engineering
3 39 (20.86%) E-Commerce
4 36 (19.25%) Web Development
4 36 (19.25%) Unit Testing
5 33 (17.65%) Scrum
6 29 (15.51%) MVC
7 27 (14.44%) UML
8 22 (11.76%) TDD
9 18 (9.63%) Mentoring
10 17 (9.09%) OO
11 16 (8.56%) SOA
11 16 (8.56%) Configuration Management
12 15 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (6.95%) Workflow
14 12 (6.42%) BPMN
15 11 (5.88%) Content Management
16 8 (4.28%) Pair Programming
16 8 (4.28%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (4.28%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 177 (94.65%) Java
2 107 (57.22%) SQL
3 69 (36.90%) JavaScript
4 23 (12.30%) PL/SQL
5 18 (9.63%) Shell Script
6 16 (8.56%) PowerShell
7 14 (7.49%) Perl
8 11 (5.88%) XPath
9 8 (4.28%) Python
9 8 (4.28%) PHP
10 7 (3.74%) VBA
10 7 (3.74%) LotusScript
10 7 (3.74%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.21%) Scala
12 4 (2.14%) Ruby
13 3 (1.60%) Groovy
14 1 (0.53%) Lua
14 1 (0.53%) AspectJ
14 1 (0.53%) XQuery
14 1 (0.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 66 (35.29%) Degree
2 37 (19.79%) OCPJP
3 17 (9.09%) OCMJD
4 14 (7.49%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (4.28%) SCSA
5 8 (4.28%) OCPJWCD
5 8 (4.28%) PhD
5 8 (4.28%) CITP
5 8 (4.28%) MBCS
6 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.14%) OCP
7 4 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.60%) CCNA
8 3 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.07%) RHCA
10 1 (0.53%) CIW
10 1 (0.53%) ISEB
10 1 (0.53%) CCNP
10 1 (0.53%) MCSD
10 1 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.81%) QA
2 2 (1.07%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.81%) Hyper-V
1 9 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
1 9 (4.81%) KVM
2 5 (2.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (2.67%) Veritas File System
3 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (13.37%) Puppet
1 25 (13.37%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.74%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.67%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (2.67%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.07%) Legato
4 2 (1.07%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.07%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 117 (62.57%) Sun
2 81 (43.32%) Oracle
3 24 (12.83%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.81%) IBM
4 9 (4.81%) JBoss
5 8 (4.28%) Veritas
6 5 (2.67%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.67%) BMC
7 4 (2.14%) HP
8 3 (1.60%) Talend
9 2 (1.07%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.07%) EMC
9 2 (1.07%) Interwoven
9 2 (1.07%) Progress
9 2 (1.07%) CommVault
9 2 (1.07%) NetApp
9 2 (1.07%) VMware
10 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.53%) Cisco
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