The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for JCAPS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JCAPS over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Java CAPS
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 869 909 987
Rank change year-on-year +40 +78  
Permanent jobs citing JCAPS 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.004% 0.001%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.006% 0.022% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £75,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +36.36%  
UK excluding London median salary - - -

JCAPS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16054 18396 21795
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.01% 18.71% 19.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13033 15645 18065
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

JCAPS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing JCAPS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for JCAPS in the UK

JCAPS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for JCAPS in the UK

JCAPS
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCAPS within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing JCAPS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for JCAPS.

1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Anypoint
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Fiorano
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Retail

JCAPS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Anypoint
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Incident and Problem Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (33.33%) EAI
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) AppManager
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Fiorano
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) InterSystems
2 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (33.33%) webMethods