The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Sun Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Certification
UK / England
Rank 812 867 859
Rank change year-on-year +55 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 25 62 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.064% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 72
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £51,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

Sun Certification 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 19760 26718 27393
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.77% 27.59% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15699 21625 21676
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +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

Sun Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun Certification in England

Sun Certification
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Sun Certification in England

Sun Certification
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sun Certification in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Sun Certification in England

Sun Certification
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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
London +67 12 £61,250 +11.36%
West Midlands +21 5 £37,500 -6.25%
East of England +16 5 £35,000 -6.66% 1
North West - 2 £40,750 -
East Midlands -2 1 £75,000 +87.50% 3
Sun Certification
UK

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Sun Certification 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 Sun Certification.

1 41 (80.39%) Java
2 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (47.06%) J2EE
4 22 (43.14%) SDLC
5 16 (31.37%) Spring
5 16 (31.37%) Degree
6 15 (29.41%) Finance
6 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 14 (27.45%) Sun
7 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
7 14 (27.45%) CSS
8 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (21.57%) Web Services
9 11 (21.57%) C#
9 11 (21.57%) .NET
9 11 (21.57%) Oracle
9 11 (21.57%) Management Information System
9 11 (21.57%) Project Management
9 11 (21.57%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
10 10 (19.61%) Open Source
10 10 (19.61%) High Availability
10 10 (19.61%) Hibernate
10 10 (19.61%) Scrum
10 10 (19.61%) SQL
10 10 (19.61%) HTML
11 9 (17.65%) XML
11 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
11 9 (17.65%) IVR

Sun Certification
Top Related 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 8 (15.69%) CMS
1 8 (15.69%) Sitecore CMS
1 8 (15.69%) Skype for Business
2 4 (7.84%) Apache
2 4 (7.84%) IBM Notes
2 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.84%) nginx
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.96%) CICS
5 1 (1.96%) Confluence
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) BASE24
2 1 (1.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) IaaS
1 8 (15.69%) PaaS
1 8 (15.69%) SaaS
2 4 (7.84%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (7.84%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Skype
2 7 (13.73%) HTTP
3 6 (11.76%) Internet
4 4 (7.84%) Firewall
4 4 (7.84%) FTP
4 4 (7.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (7.84%) Network Security
4 4 (7.84%) SMTP
4 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.84%) VPN
4 4 (7.84%) WAN
5 3 (5.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.84%) Data Mining
2 4 (7.84%) DB2
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) Text Mining
3 3 (5.88%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.96%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.96%) IMS/DB
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
1 5 (9.80%) Mockito
2 4 (7.84%) Bitbucket
2 4 (7.84%) Gradle
2 4 (7.84%) IntelliJ
2 4 (7.84%) JIRA
2 4 (7.84%) Maven
2 4 (7.84%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.92%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.96%) Ant
4 1 (1.96%) JUnit
4 1 (1.96%) Selenium
4 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 8 (15.69%) Marketing
4 4 (7.84%) Games
4 4 (7.84%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.84%) Law
5 3 (5.88%) Advertising
5 3 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.88%) Front Office
6 2 (3.92%) Retail
7 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Developer
2 18 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Architect
3 11 (21.57%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (15.69%) Digital Architect
4 8 (15.69%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 7 (13.73%) Senior Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Designer
6 5 (9.80%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (7.84%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support
7 4 (7.84%) Junior
7 4 (7.84%) Junior Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Junior Java Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) J2EE
2 16 (31.37%) Spring
3 14 (27.45%) CSS
4 11 (21.57%) .NET
4 11 (21.57%) Web Services
5 10 (19.61%) Hibernate
5 10 (19.61%) HTML
6 9 (17.65%) XML
7 8 (15.69%) .NET Framework
8 7 (13.73%) EJB
8 7 (13.73%) JSP
9 6 (11.76%) Servlets
10 5 (9.80%) CSS3
10 5 (9.80%) HTML5
10 5 (9.80%) Java EE
10 5 (9.80%) REST
10 5 (9.80%) SOAP
11 4 (7.84%) Ajax
11 4 (7.84%) Guice
11 4 (7.84%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (21.57%) Management Information System
3 9 (17.65%) IVR
4 8 (15.69%) Client/Server
4 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
4 8 (15.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (15.69%) Social Media
5 6 (11.76%) User Experience
6 4 (7.84%) Algorithms
6 4 (7.84%) Data Structures
7 3 (5.88%) NHS
7 3 (5.88%) Virtual Team
8 2 (3.92%) Eurex
8 2 (3.92%) RIA
9 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.96%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Unix
2 7 (13.73%) Windows
3 5 (9.80%) Solaris
4 4 (7.84%) Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.96%) Android
6 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) SDLC
3 12 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (21.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (21.57%) Project Management
5 10 (19.61%) High Availability
5 10 (19.61%) Open Source
5 10 (19.61%) Scrum
5 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
6 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 8 (15.69%) Change Management
7 8 (15.69%) CRM
7 8 (15.69%) Data Architecture
7 8 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (15.69%) Information Architecture
7 8 (15.69%) ITIL
7 8 (15.69%) SEO
7 8 (15.69%) TDD
7 8 (15.69%) TOGAF
7 8 (15.69%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 41 (80.39%) Java
2 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.57%) C#
4 10 (19.61%) SQL
5 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.92%) Apex Code
6 2 (3.92%) Perl
7 1 (1.96%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
2 8 (15.69%) OCMJEA
3 5 (9.80%) MCSE
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.84%) CISSP
4 4 (7.84%) OCMJD
4 4 (7.84%) PhD
4 4 (7.84%) RHCE
4 4 (7.84%) SCNA
4 4 (7.84%) SCSA
5 2 (3.92%) IBM Certification
5 2 (3.92%) ISEB
5 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.92%) OCPJP
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.96%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.96%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Docker
1 4 (7.84%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Ansible
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) Sun
3 11 (21.57%) Oracle
4 8 (15.69%) Sitecore
5 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.84%) Google
5 4 (7.84%) Lotus
6 3 (5.88%) BEA
6 3 (5.88%) IBM
6 3 (5.88%) Twitter
7 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.92%) SAP
8 1 (1.96%) Adobe
8 1 (1.96%) Cognos
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