The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OCPJP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 857 926 919
Rank change year-on-year +69 -7  
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 2 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.009% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.010% 0.033% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 19
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +12.50% -13.51%  

OCPJP 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 19871 27024 27770
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.75% 27.56% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15780 21884 21988
Median salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.21% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

OCPJP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing OCPJP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for OCPJP in England

OCPJP
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for OCPJP in England

OCPJP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCPJP within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Yorkshire +30 2 £45,000 -
OCPJP
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing OCPJP 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 OCPJP.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (71.43%) JSON
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Jetty
2 5 (71.43%) JAX-WS
2 5 (71.43%) Apache CXF
2 5 (71.43%) RESTful
2 5 (71.43%) JAXB
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Camel
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) J2EE
2 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (71.43%) JMS
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) EDI
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows

OCPJP
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 5 (71.43%) Jetty
1 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Camel
1 5 (71.43%) Apache CXF
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
1 5 (71.43%) JAXB
1 5 (71.43%) JAX-WS
1 5 (71.43%) JMS
1 5 (71.43%) JSON
1 5 (71.43%) RESTful
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) EDI
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (28.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
1 2 (28.57%) Sun
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McGregor Boyall
Salary: £350 - £390 per day
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