The table below looks at the statistics for OCP in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCP over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 205 208 194
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Permanent jobs citing OCP 12 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.38% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 7
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +2.70%
OCP
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
1524 1583 1366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.49% 29.05% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1363 1124
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

OCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

OCP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OCP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

OCP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

OCP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OCP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

OCP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

OCP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 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
(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
Birmingham +7 12 £65,000 +52.94%
OCP
England

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing OCP 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 OCP.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database
2 13 (81.25%) Relational Database
2 13 (81.25%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) PL/SQL
2 13 (81.25%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (81.25%) RDBMS
3 10 (62.50%) UNIX
3 10 (62.50%) SOA
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (62.50%) Workflow
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 10 (62.50%) Data Integration
3 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (62.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (18.75%) Sun Certification
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) GlassFish
4 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
4 3 (18.75%) SWT
4 3 (18.75%) Degree

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing OCP 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 OCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle Workflow
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (18.75%) GlassFish
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database
1 13 (81.25%) Relational Database
1 13 (81.25%) RDBMS
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (18.75%) MySQL
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (18.75%) Eclipse RCP
2 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle Team Leader
1 10 (62.50%) Team Leader
1 10 (62.50%) Development Team Leader
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) DBA
2 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) SWT
1 3 (18.75%) Swing
1 3 (18.75%) EJB
1 3 (18.75%) Struts
1 3 (18.75%) XML
1 3 (18.75%) XSLT
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
1 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
1 3 (18.75%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Data Integration
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (62.50%) SOA
2 10 (62.50%) Workflow
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) PL/SQL
3 10 (62.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Sun Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) OCPJP
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
2 3 (18.75%) Sun