Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Certification
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1084 1139 1120
Rank change year-on-year +55 -19 -12
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 90 59 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.053% 0.033% 0.079%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.13% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 64 72 154
England median annual salary £51,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.75% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £58,000
UK median annual salary £51,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +28.75% - +5.26%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 40677 46646 55891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.99% 26.16% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31496 37719 44878
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

Sun Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands +43 33 £45,000 +12.50% 3
East Midlands +52 32 £45,000 +12.50% 2
London +38 25 £75,000 +15.38%
North of England +22 13 £50,000 - 4
North West +12 12 £57,500 +79.69% 3
South East +35 7 £45,000 +12.50%
East of England +4 4 £45,000 -2.17%
Yorkshire +21 1 £50,000 -16.67% 1
West Midlands -1 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Sun Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 88 (97.78%) Java
2 71 (78.89%) SQL
3 60 (66.67%) XML
4 57 (63.33%) HTML
5 51 (56.67%) Sun
6 49 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (52.22%) Spring
7 47 (52.22%) Software Engineering
7 47 (52.22%) Oracle
7 47 (52.22%) jQuery
8 44 (48.89%) CSS
9 42 (46.67%) Hibernate
10 36 (40.00%) JavaScript
10 36 (40.00%) SDLC
11 33 (36.67%) Degree
12 32 (35.56%) RESTful
12 32 (35.56%) HTML5
13 31 (34.44%) QA
13 31 (34.44%) OO
13 31 (34.44%) Subversion
14 30 (33.33%) J2EE
14 30 (33.33%) Secure Coding
15 28 (31.11%) User Stories
15 28 (31.11%) Git (software)
15 28 (31.11%) MVC
16 26 (28.89%) Multithreading
17 25 (27.78%) Finance
18 24 (26.67%) TDD
18 24 (26.67%) Unit Testing
18 24 (26.67%) Integration Testing

Sun Certification
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 19 (21.11%) Liferay
2 12 (13.33%) MQSeries
2 12 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 12 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (3.33%) Confluence
4 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.11%) CICS
5 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.11%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.22%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.22%) DB2
2 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.11%) IMS/DB
3 1 (1.11%) Informix
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (34.44%) Subversion
2 28 (31.11%) Git (software)
3 21 (23.33%) Maven
4 19 (21.11%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.44%) Selenium
6 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.33%) JUnit
6 3 (3.33%) SonarQube
6 3 (3.33%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.11%) Gradle
8 1 (1.11%) Sikuli
8 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (27.78%) Finance
2 12 (13.33%) Legal
3 6 (6.67%) Banking
4 4 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.11%) Front Office
6 1 (1.11%) Games
6 1 (1.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (48.89%) Developer
1 44 (48.89%) Java Developer
2 22 (24.44%) Java Engineer
3 21 (23.33%) Software Engineer
4 20 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
5 17 (18.89%) Architect
6 16 (17.78%) Lead Developer
6 16 (17.78%) Lead Java Developer
7 10 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 10 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (8.89%) J2EE Software Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Java Software Developer
9 7 (7.78%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Consultant
11 3 (3.33%) Analyst
11 3 (3.33%) J2EE Architect
12 2 (2.22%) J2EE Developer
12 2 (2.22%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (66.67%) XML
2 57 (63.33%) HTML
3 47 (52.22%) jQuery
3 47 (52.22%) Spring
4 44 (48.89%) CSS
5 42 (46.67%) Hibernate
6 32 (35.56%) HTML5
6 32 (35.56%) RESTful
7 30 (33.33%) J2EE
8 22 (24.44%) Java EE
9 19 (21.11%) JSR 168
10 18 (20.00%) Ajax
11 17 (18.89%) AngularJS
11 17 (18.89%) D3.js
11 17 (18.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (18.89%) XSD
11 17 (18.89%) XSLT
12 16 (17.78%) Web Services
13 14 (15.56%) JMS
13 14 (15.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.00%) Fintech
3 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.44%) New Media
4 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.22%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.11%) BBC
5 1 (1.11%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.11%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.11%) PMI
5 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.11%) RIA
5 1 (1.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.11%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (3.33%) Unix
4 2 (2.22%) Solaris
5 1 (1.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (52.22%) Software Engineering
3 36 (40.00%) SDLC
4 31 (34.44%) OO
5 30 (33.33%) Secure Coding
6 28 (31.11%) MVC
6 28 (31.11%) User Stories
7 26 (28.89%) Multithreading
8 24 (26.67%) Integration Testing
8 24 (26.67%) TDD
8 24 (26.67%) Unit Testing
8 24 (26.67%) Waterfall
9 23 (25.56%) Project Planning
10 22 (24.44%) OOP
11 21 (23.33%) OOA/OOD
12 20 (22.22%) Workflow
13 19 (21.11%) CRM
13 19 (21.11%) ERP
13 19 (21.11%) Information Architecture
13 19 (21.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 88 (97.78%) Java
2 71 (78.89%) SQL
3 36 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.89%) C
5 2 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (1.11%) C#
6 1 (1.11%) C++
6 1 (1.11%) COBOL
6 1 (1.11%) Go
6 1 (1.11%) PHP
6 1 (1.11%) PHP 4
6 1 (1.11%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.11%) R
6 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (36.67%) Degree
2 13 (14.44%) OCMJD
2 13 (14.44%) Oracle Certification
3 12 (13.33%) OCPJP
3 12 (13.33%) OCPJWCD
4 8 (8.89%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.22%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.11%) OCP
7 1 (1.11%) PhD
7 1 (1.11%) PMP
7 1 (1.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (34.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.11%) Ansible
2 1 (1.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.11%) Puppet
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
2 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (56.67%) Sun
2 47 (52.22%) Oracle
3 8 (8.89%) Atlassian
3 8 (8.89%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.22%) Google
5 1 (1.11%) Apigee
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.11%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.11%) Remedy
5 1 (1.11%) Sybase