Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1176 1137 1269
Rank change year-on-year -39 +132 -15
Permanent jobs citing OCA 16 48 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.027% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.038% 0.11% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 24
UK median annual salary £25,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.18% +11.84% -24.00%
10th Percentile £23,500 £36,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £39,500 £82,500 £51,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £87,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year -71.43% +186.89% -32.22%

OCA 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 41,666 44,556 58,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.66% 25.37% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32,324 35,278 46,282
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +6.25%

OCA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OCA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OCA in the UK

OCA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for OCA in the UK

OCA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OCA over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for OCA in the UK

OCA
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCA within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. 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
UK excluding London -13 15 £25,000 -71.43% 26
England -39 13 £25,000 -41.18% 25
North of England - 12 £25,000 - 10
North East - 7 £25,000 - 3
Yorkshire - 4 £34,500 -
Scotland - 2 £33,750 - 3
East of England -12 1 £22,500 - 4
North West - 1 - - 7

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing OCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for OCA.

1 16 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (43.75%) IPFIX
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (43.75%) SMTP
3 7 (43.75%) DHCP
3 7 (43.75%) SNMP
3 7 (43.75%) DNS
3 7 (43.75%) SAN
3 7 (43.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
3 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 7 (43.75%) OCP
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (25.00%) Data Guard
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft

OCA
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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) GlassFish
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DHCP
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
1 7 (43.75%) IPFIX
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
1 7 (43.75%) SMTP
1 7 (43.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) PROIV
General
1 2 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) DBA
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (25.00%) Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
1 1 (6.25%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
1 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) OO
2 2 (12.50%) OOP
2 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (43.75%) OCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCDBA
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft