The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 855 905 947
Rank change year-on-year +50 +42  
Permanent jobs citing OCA 10 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.010% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.049% 0.037% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 9
Median salary £40,000 £62,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% +66.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £33,625 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £72,500 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year -27.27% -  

OCA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20516 24488 28089
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.55% 26.50% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 33827 42300 45822
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

OCA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing OCA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for OCA in England

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Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OCA in England.

Salary trend for OCA in England

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Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OCA in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OCA in England

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Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCA within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +50 6 £40,000 -27.27%
Midlands +14 3 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £37,500 -
London +28 1 £47,500 -32.14%
OCA
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing OCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for OCA.

1 46 (100.00%) Oracle
1 46 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 41 (89.13%) SQL
3 39 (84.78%) OCP
4 38 (82.61%) PL/SQL
4 38 (82.61%) Oracle Database
5 35 (76.09%) Oracle Database 12c
5 35 (76.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 31 (67.39%) Data Guard
6 31 (67.39%) Oracle RMAN
7 25 (54.35%) Oracle RAC
7 25 (54.35%) Performance Tuning
8 24 (52.17%) Shell Script
9 19 (41.30%) Unix
10 17 (36.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 15 (32.61%) Linux
12 11 (23.91%) ITIL
12 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
13 10 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (15.22%) WebLogic
14 7 (15.22%) Windows
14 7 (15.22%) High Availability
15 6 (13.04%) SAP
15 6 (13.04%) Solaris
16 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS
16 5 (10.87%) Oracle Applications
16 5 (10.87%) VMware
16 5 (10.87%) Java
16 5 (10.87%) RDBMS
16 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 10g

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.22%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (6.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (82.61%) Oracle Database
2 35 (76.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 35 (76.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (10.87%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.35%) Big Data
5 2 (4.35%) Couchbase
5 2 (4.35%) DB2
5 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.35%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle8/8i Database
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (82.61%) DBA
1 38 (82.61%) Oracle DBA
2 31 (67.39%) Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 4 (8.70%) SQL DBA
5 3 (6.52%) Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Solaris Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Database Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.17%) Junior DBA
7 1 (2.17%) Junior Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Presales Solution Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Presales Technical Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) XML
2 3 (6.52%) CSS
2 3 (6.52%) HTML
2 3 (6.52%) XSLT
3 2 (4.35%) JCE
4 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Unix
2 15 (32.61%) Linux
3 7 (15.22%) Windows
4 6 (13.04%) Solaris
5 3 (6.52%) CentOS
5 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.35%) AIX
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (23.91%) ITIL
3 10 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (15.22%) High Availability
5 5 (10.87%) Information Security
6 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 4 (8.70%) Database Optimisation
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
7 3 (6.52%) Benchmarking
7 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
7 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
7 3 (6.52%) QMS
7 3 (6.52%) Quality Management
7 3 (6.52%) Server Hardening
7 3 (6.52%) Web Development
8 2 (4.35%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.35%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) SQL
2 38 (82.61%) PL/SQL
3 24 (52.17%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.87%) Java
5 4 (8.70%) C++
6 3 (6.52%) AWK
6 3 (6.52%) Bourne shell
6 3 (6.52%) C
6 3 (6.52%) C#
6 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.52%) Korn
6 3 (6.52%) Perl
6 3 (6.52%) PHP
6 3 (6.52%) Ruby
6 3 (6.52%) XPath
6 3 (6.52%) XQuery
7 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 39 (84.78%) OCP
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
3 3 (6.52%) RHCE
3 3 (6.52%) RHCSA
4 2 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (6.52%) GlusterFS
2 3 (6.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (4.35%) HDFS
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 31 (67.39%) Data Guard
1 31 (67.39%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (36.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 3 (6.52%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (6.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) SAP
3 5 (10.87%) VMware
4 3 (6.52%) Brocade
4 3 (6.52%) EMC
4 3 (6.52%) HP
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.52%) StorageTek
4 3 (6.52%) Sun
4 3 (6.52%) Veritas
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft