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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 811 790 738
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -52
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 92 74 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.068% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.25% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 81 60 97
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -15.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%

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
31234 29580 33891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 27.11% 28.48%
Number of salaries quoted 24200 23976 28787
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +10 89 £37,500 -6.25% 4
East Midlands +10 30 £37,500 +15.38%
South East +16 28 £35,000 -6.66%
London -4 21 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Northampton -3 19 £32,500 -
Northamptonshire -3 19 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 18 £32,500 -
East of England +8 17 £30,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 12 £31,250 -
Nottingham - 11 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 11 £42,500 -
West Midlands 0 6 £32,500 -7.14%
Coventry 0 6 £32,500 -
South West -13 6 £40,000 +45.45%
High Wycombe - 6 £50,000 -
Bedford - 6 £30,000 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £30,000 -
Hampshire -5 5 £35,000 -6.66%
Hertfordshire -5 5 - - 1
Watford -13 5 - - 1
Fareham - 4 £35,000 -
Bristol -1 3 £40,500 +47.27%
City of London -7 3 £57,500 -8.00% 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £40,500 -
North East - 3 £40,500 -
Suffolk - 3 £55,000 -
Ipswich - 3 £55,000 -
Surrey -2 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Berkshire -10 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Scotland -21 2 £42,000 -20.00% 1

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (93.16%) Java
2 110 (57.89%) Sun
3 102 (53.68%) SQL
4 98 (51.58%) Linux
5 87 (45.79%) XML
6 83 (43.68%) J2EE
7 81 (42.63%) Oracle
7 81 (42.63%) Web Services
8 75 (39.47%) Spring
9 71 (37.37%) Struts
10 67 (35.26%) JavaScript
11 63 (33.16%) Hibernate
12 62 (32.63%) Degree
13 59 (31.05%) JSP
14 57 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
15 56 (29.47%) JUnit
15 56 (29.47%) UNIX
16 53 (27.89%) Software Engineering
17 48 (25.26%) Finance
17 48 (25.26%) EJB
18 44 (23.16%) Computer Science
19 39 (20.53%) HTML
20 38 (20.00%) Windows
21 37 (19.47%) Scrum
22 36 (18.95%) SAN
22 36 (18.95%) Enterprise Software
23 34 (17.89%) Opscode Chef
23 34 (17.89%) Puppet
23 34 (17.89%) Unit Testing
23 34 (17.89%) OCPJP

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 31 (16.32%) Tomcat
2 24 (12.63%) Apache
3 21 (11.05%) WebLogic
4 10 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.68%) nginx
5 7 (3.68%) IIS
6 6 (3.16%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.63%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (2.63%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (2.11%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.05%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.53%) Jetty
10 1 (0.53%) Drupal
10 1 (0.53%) Node.js
10 1 (0.53%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.53%) CMS
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.74%) GitHub
3 4 (2.11%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (18.95%) SAN
2 26 (13.68%) Firewall
3 25 (13.16%) VPN
4 24 (12.63%) DNS
4 24 (12.63%) TCP/IP
5 23 (12.11%) Reverse Proxy
6 13 (6.84%) HTTP
7 11 (5.79%) Internet
8 2 (1.05%) MPLS
8 2 (1.05%) PPP
8 2 (1.05%) ATM
8 2 (1.05%) VoIP
8 2 (1.05%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.05%) xDSL
9 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.53%) 4G
9 1 (0.53%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.53%) SSH
9 1 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.11%) MySQL
2 19 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 13 (6.84%) SQL Server
4 12 (6.32%) RDBMS
4 12 (6.32%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.16%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.16%) DB2
6 5 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.58%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.53%) Big Data
9 1 (0.53%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 56 (29.47%) JUnit
2 31 (16.32%) Maven
3 27 (14.21%) Ant
4 20 (10.53%) Eclipse
4 20 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 14 (7.37%) Subversion
6 10 (5.26%) Git (software)
7 9 (4.74%) Selenium
8 8 (4.21%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.21%) Hudson
9 7 (3.68%) Gerrit
9 7 (3.68%) JBehave
10 6 (3.16%) Redmine
10 6 (3.16%) Eclipse RCP
11 5 (2.63%) Rational Application Developer
11 5 (2.63%) WebLogic Workshop
11 5 (2.63%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 3 (1.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (1.58%) Log4j
12 3 (1.58%) CruiseControl
General
1 48 (25.26%) Finance
2 32 (16.84%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.79%) Financial Institution
4 9 (4.74%) Retail
5 7 (3.68%) Marketing
5 7 (3.68%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.68%) Advertising
6 2 (1.05%) Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 145 (76.32%) Developer
2 122 (64.21%) Java Developer
3 56 (29.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 53 (27.89%) J2EE Developer
5 24 (12.63%) Senior Developer
6 23 (12.11%) Architect
7 22 (11.58%) Senior Java Developer
8 15 (7.89%) Programmer
9 14 (7.37%) Analyst
10 13 (6.84%) Consultant
10 13 (6.84%) Support Analyst
10 13 (6.84%) Software Support Analyst
10 13 (6.84%) Developer Analyst
11 9 (4.74%) Java Architect
11 9 (4.74%) Java Programmer
11 9 (4.74%) Web Developer
12 8 (4.21%) Senior Java Architect
12 8 (4.21%) Senior Architect
12 8 (4.21%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
13 7 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (45.79%) XML
2 83 (43.68%) J2EE
3 81 (42.63%) Web Services
4 75 (39.47%) Spring
5 71 (37.37%) Struts
6 63 (33.16%) Hibernate
7 59 (31.05%) JSP
8 48 (25.26%) EJB
9 39 (20.53%) HTML
10 26 (13.68%) Servlets
11 23 (12.11%) JMS
11 23 (12.11%) Ajax
12 20 (10.53%) HTML5
13 19 (10.00%) XHTML
14 18 (9.47%) JSTL
15 17 (8.95%) CSS
16 14 (7.37%) JSON
17 8 (4.21%) jQuery
17 8 (4.21%) Drools
17 8 (4.21%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (23.16%) Computer Science
2 36 (18.95%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (12.11%) Replication
4 9 (4.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.16%) NHS
5 6 (3.16%) Clustering
6 5 (2.63%) Open Source
7 4 (2.11%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 98 (51.58%) Linux
2 56 (29.47%) UNIX
3 38 (20.00%) Windows
4 17 (8.95%) Solaris
5 5 (2.63%) AIX
6 4 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.58%) HPUX
8 2 (1.05%) SUSE
8 2 (1.05%) Android
8 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (27.89%) Software Engineering
3 37 (19.47%) Scrum
4 34 (17.89%) Unit Testing
5 32 (16.84%) Web Development
6 31 (16.32%) TDD
7 30 (15.79%) E-Commerce
8 28 (14.74%) UML
9 25 (13.16%) MVC
10 24 (12.63%) Configuration Management
11 20 (10.53%) SOA
12 15 (7.89%) OO
12 15 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (7.37%) ITIL
13 14 (7.37%) Service Management
14 13 (6.84%) TOGAF
15 12 (6.32%) Workflow
16 9 (4.74%) System Testing
16 9 (4.74%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 177 (93.16%) Java
2 102 (53.68%) SQL
3 67 (35.26%) JavaScript
4 25 (13.16%) Shell Script
5 23 (12.11%) PowerShell
6 21 (11.05%) PL/SQL
7 14 (7.37%) Perl
8 11 (5.79%) PHP
9 10 (5.26%) XPath
9 10 (5.26%) Python
10 8 (4.21%) Scala
11 6 (3.16%) LotusScript
11 6 (3.16%) VBA
12 5 (2.63%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.11%) Ruby
14 3 (1.58%) XQuery
14 3 (1.58%) Groovy
15 2 (1.05%) C++
16 1 (0.53%) C#
16 1 (0.53%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 62 (32.63%) Degree
2 34 (17.89%) OCPJP
3 15 (7.89%) OCMJD
4 13 (6.84%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (5.26%) CITP
5 10 (5.26%) SCSA
5 10 (5.26%) OCPJWCD
5 10 (5.26%) MBCS
6 8 (4.21%) PhD
7 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.63%) CCNA
8 5 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.11%) OCP
10 3 (1.58%) CCNP
10 3 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.05%) RHCA
11 2 (1.05%) ISEB
11 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.53%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.26%) QA
2 3 (1.58%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 18 (9.47%) KVM
2 18 (9.47%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (2.63%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.53%) vSphere
5 1 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.53%) XenApp
5 1 (0.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 34 (17.89%) Puppet
1 34 (17.89%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.21%) NetBackup
3 7 (3.68%) Capistrano
4 5 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.05%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.05%) Legato
6 1 (0.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 110 (57.89%) Sun
2 81 (42.63%) Oracle
3 32 (16.84%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.32%) JBoss
5 8 (4.21%) Veritas
6 6 (3.16%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.16%) HP
7 5 (2.63%) IBM
7 5 (2.63%) BEA
7 5 (2.63%) BMC
8 3 (1.58%) VMware
8 3 (1.58%) Talend
9 2 (1.05%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.05%) CommVault
9 2 (1.05%) NetApp
9 2 (1.05%) EMC
9 2 (1.05%) Cisco
10 1 (0.53%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.53%) Citrix
10 1 (0.53%) Symantec
UK
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London, United Kingdom
GreySpark
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
IBI Group (UK) Limited
Salary: Competitve + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago