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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank - 175 200
Permanent jobs citing OCP 0 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.18% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.68% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +16.66%
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
1335 1182 1365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.21% 26.60% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 942 1116
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) OCA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DBA
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (33.33%) OCA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle