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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 790 820 777
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -43
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 107 70 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.064% 0.094%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 89 52 75
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -17.64%

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
31098 29633 32739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.77% 27.06% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24921 23376 27486
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
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 19 December 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 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +39 107 £42,500 +6.25% 8
London +45 39 £56,250 +12.50% 2
East of England -1 23 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South East +15 22 £32,500 -22.61% 1
East Midlands +25 14 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Reading +12 12 £27,500 -
Berkshire +6 12 £27,500 -47.11%
Hertfordshire -7 12 £45,000 - 1
Northampton -7 12 £36,250 +11.53% 1
Watford -10 12 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire -14 12 £36,250 +11.53% 1
North East -3 8 £38,000 -24.00% 1
South West 0 7 £38,000 - 2
Suffolk +9 6 £50,000 -13.04%
Tyne and Wear -8 6 £38,000 -24.00% 1
Ipswich +10 5 £50,000 -13.04%
Buckinghamshire +7 5 £32,500 -10.95%
Milton Keynes +4 5 £32,500 -
Coventry -9 5 £32,500 -
West Midlands -12 5 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 5 £38,000 - 2
Gateshead - 5 £38,000 - 1
Chippenham - 5 £38,000 - 2
Surrey -1 4 £32,500 -23.52%
Bedfordshire - 3 £67,500 -
Nottinghamshire +2 2 - -
Nottingham +1 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £41,750 -
Dunstable - 2 £67,500 -
Leicester +30 1 £32,500 -

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 181 (90.95%) Java
2 140 (70.35%) SQL
3 115 (57.79%) Sun
4 108 (54.27%) Linux
5 107 (53.77%) XML
6 98 (49.25%) Web Services
7 91 (45.73%) J2EE
8 90 (45.23%) Oracle
9 87 (43.72%) Spring
10 83 (41.71%) Agile Software Development
11 80 (40.20%) JavaScript
12 75 (37.69%) Struts
13 73 (36.68%) Degree
14 69 (34.67%) UNIX
15 67 (33.67%) Software Engineering
15 67 (33.67%) JSP
16 66 (33.17%) Hibernate
17 57 (28.64%) EJB
18 56 (28.14%) Computer Science
19 55 (27.64%) HTML
20 53 (26.63%) Finance
21 48 (24.12%) E-Commerce
22 45 (22.61%) Servlets
23 43 (21.61%) JUnit
24 41 (20.60%) MVC
24 41 (20.60%) Solaris
25 38 (19.10%) Unit Testing
25 38 (19.10%) Tomcat
26 35 (17.59%) Subversion
27 34 (17.09%) CSS

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 38 (19.10%) Tomcat
2 27 (13.57%) Apache
3 14 (7.04%) WebSphere
4 13 (6.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (5.53%) nginx
6 9 (4.52%) Adobe CQ
7 8 (4.02%) WebLogic
7 8 (4.02%) IIS
7 8 (4.02%) MQSeries
7 8 (4.02%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (3.52%) Apache Solr
8 7 (3.52%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (2.01%) CICS
9 4 (2.01%) JBoss
10 2 (1.01%) CMS
11 1 (0.50%) Drupal
11 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.50%) Jetty
11 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.50%) Site Server
Applications
1 24 (12.06%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.04%) MS Office
3 10 (5.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.53%) GitHub
2 3 (1.51%) SaaS
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.57%) Firewall
2 27 (13.57%) VPN
3 26 (13.07%) HTTP
4 25 (12.56%) SAN
5 17 (8.54%) DNS
5 17 (8.54%) TCP/IP
6 16 (8.04%) Reverse Proxy
7 11 (5.53%) Internet
8 10 (5.03%) xDSL
8 10 (5.03%) PPP
8 10 (5.03%) ATM
8 10 (5.03%) VoIP
8 10 (5.03%) Ethernet
9 6 (3.02%) Broadband
9 6 (3.02%) IPv4
9 6 (3.02%) DSLAM
10 3 (1.51%) LDAP
11 2 (1.01%) MPLS
11 2 (1.01%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.58%) MySQL
2 21 (10.55%) Relational Database
3 18 (9.05%) NoSQL
3 18 (9.05%) SQL Server
4 17 (8.54%) RDBMS
5 15 (7.54%) DB2
6 10 (5.03%) Big Data
7 8 (4.02%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.01%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 4 (2.01%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.50%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.50%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 43 (21.61%) JUnit
2 35 (17.59%) Subversion
3 31 (15.58%) Maven
4 23 (11.56%) Ant
5 19 (9.55%) Git (software)
6 17 (8.54%) Eclipse
7 13 (6.53%) Jenkins
8 11 (5.53%) Hudson
8 11 (5.53%) Gerrit
8 11 (5.53%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (4.02%) Mercurial
9 8 (4.02%) Log4j
10 7 (3.52%) Rational Application Developer
10 7 (3.52%) Redmine
10 7 (3.52%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 6 (3.02%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.51%) JIRA
13 2 (1.01%) LoadRunner
13 2 (1.01%) ClearCase
General
1 53 (26.63%) Finance
2 26 (13.07%) Telecoms
3 18 (9.05%) Manufacturing
4 17 (8.54%) Retail
5 14 (7.04%) Banking
6 11 (5.53%) Financial Institution
6 11 (5.53%) Marketing
7 5 (2.51%) Games
7 5 (2.51%) Advertising
8 3 (1.51%) Law
9 2 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 141 (70.85%) Developer
2 118 (59.30%) Java Developer
3 55 (27.64%) J2EE Developer
4 51 (25.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 23 (11.56%) Programmer
6 17 (8.54%) Analyst
6 17 (8.54%) Java Programmer
7 15 (7.54%) Architect
8 14 (7.04%) Support Analyst
9 10 (5.03%) Support Engineer
9 10 (5.03%) Consultant
9 10 (5.03%) Developer Analyst
9 10 (5.03%) Software Support Analyst
10 8 (4.02%) Network Engineer
10 8 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.02%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.02%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.52%) Technical Support
11 7 (3.52%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (3.52%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (53.77%) XML
2 98 (49.25%) Web Services
3 91 (45.73%) J2EE
4 87 (43.72%) Spring
5 75 (37.69%) Struts
6 67 (33.67%) JSP
7 66 (33.17%) Hibernate
8 57 (28.64%) EJB
9 55 (27.64%) HTML
10 45 (22.61%) Servlets
11 34 (17.09%) CSS
12 33 (16.58%) JMS
13 28 (14.07%) JDBC
14 27 (13.57%) jQuery
15 26 (13.07%) SOAP
16 25 (12.56%) XHTML
17 24 (12.06%) Ajax
17 24 (12.06%) JSON
18 23 (11.56%) XSLT
19 21 (10.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 56 (28.14%) Computer Science
2 26 (13.07%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.04%) Replication
4 9 (4.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (4.02%) Web 2.0
6 7 (3.52%) NHS
7 6 (3.02%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.51%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.51%) User Experience
9 4 (2.01%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (2.01%) Hedge funds
9 4 (2.01%) PMI
9 4 (2.01%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.50%) Clustering
10 1 (0.50%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 108 (54.27%) Linux
2 69 (34.67%) UNIX
3 41 (20.60%) Solaris
4 29 (14.57%) Windows
5 21 (10.55%) HPUX
6 13 (6.53%) AIX
7 8 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (3.52%) SUSE
9 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (41.71%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (33.67%) Software Engineering
3 48 (24.12%) E-Commerce
4 41 (20.60%) MVC
5 38 (19.10%) Unit Testing
6 31 (15.58%) TDD
7 29 (14.57%) Web Development
8 27 (13.57%) Mentoring
8 27 (13.57%) UML
9 24 (12.06%) Scrum
10 23 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (10.05%) OO
12 18 (9.05%) ITIL
13 16 (8.04%) Configuration Management
13 16 (8.04%) Content Management
14 15 (7.54%) Project Management
15 13 (6.53%) Service Management
15 13 (6.53%) Performance Testing
16 12 (6.03%) Workflow
17 11 (5.53%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 181 (90.95%) Java
2 140 (70.35%) SQL
3 80 (40.20%) JavaScript
4 27 (13.57%) XPath
5 26 (13.07%) PL/SQL
6 24 (12.06%) Shell Script
7 21 (10.55%) Perl
8 17 (8.54%) PowerShell
9 15 (7.54%) C++
10 14 (7.04%) PHP
11 12 (6.03%) Python
12 11 (5.53%) Scala
13 8 (4.02%) T-SQL
13 8 (4.02%) C#
14 7 (3.52%) VBA
14 7 (3.52%) LotusScript
14 7 (3.52%) Bash Shell
15 6 (3.02%) C
16 4 (2.01%) Ruby
17 3 (1.51%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 73 (36.68%) Degree
2 23 (11.56%) OCPJP
3 17 (8.54%) SCSA
4 11 (5.53%) OCMJD
4 11 (5.53%) CCNA
4 11 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (5.03%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (5.03%) CCNP
6 8 (4.02%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.52%) RHCA
8 5 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.01%) PMI Certification
9 4 (2.01%) ISEB
9 4 (2.01%) Brainbench
10 2 (1.01%) CISSP
10 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.01%) OCPJWCD
11 1 (0.50%) CITP
11 1 (0.50%) MBCS
11 1 (0.50%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.01%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.02%) VirtualBox
3 3 (1.51%) KVM
3 3 (1.51%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 28 (14.07%) Puppet
1 28 (14.07%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (5.53%) Capistrano
3 7 (3.52%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.01%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.01%) Legato
Vendors
1 115 (57.79%) Sun
2 90 (45.23%) Oracle
3 34 (17.09%) Microsoft
4 20 (10.05%) HP
5 19 (9.55%) IBM
6 14 (7.04%) VMware
7 12 (6.03%) Veritas
8 8 (4.02%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.02%) Interwoven
9 5 (2.51%) Huawei
9 5 (2.51%) Symantec
10 4 (2.01%) Sybase
11 2 (1.01%) Progress
11 2 (1.01%) EMC
11 2 (1.01%) CommVault
11 2 (1.01%) NetApp
11 2 (1.01%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.50%) Twitter
12 1 (0.50%) Siemens
12 1 (0.50%) BEA
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