The table below looks at the statistics for OCA in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 196 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OCA 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £34,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -10.96%
OCA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1304 1205 1342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.14% 27.89% 28.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 943 1153
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OCA across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

OCA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OCA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OCA across the West Midlands region.

OCA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing OCA 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 OCA.

1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 9 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (88.89%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (88.89%) Time Management
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 8 (88.89%) PL/SQL
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) UNIX
2 8 (88.89%) Solaris
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (11.11%) OCP
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c

OCA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing OCA 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 OCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) DBA
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 8 (88.89%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications DBA
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) UNIX
1 8 (88.89%) Solaris
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) PL/SQL
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (11.11%) OCP
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft