The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for OCP 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 Professional (OCP)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 - 162
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing OCP 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% - 0.096%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% - 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Median salary £32,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,750 £38,614 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% -14.19%  

OCP 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 Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 649 775 831
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.95% 26.98% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 409 407 565
Median salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

OCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for OCP in Scotland

OCP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for OCP in Scotland

OCP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCP within the Scotland 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
Glasgow - 5 £32,500 -
OCP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing OCP 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 Scotland region with a requirement for OCP.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 5 (83.33%) Gherkin
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (83.33%) Defect Management
2 5 (83.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Scenario Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (83.33%) SAP Certification
2 5 (83.33%) HP UFT
2 5 (83.33%) LoadRunner
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 5 (83.33%) MCP
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2

OCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
1 5 (83.33%) HP UFT
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) LoadRunner
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Test Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Defect Management
2 5 (83.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) Scenario Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) MCP
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) SAP Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) OCA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SAP