Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 893 805 1075
Rank change year-on-year -88 +270 +100
Permanent jobs citing OCA 98 12 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.017% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.077% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 44
10th Percentile " £29,625 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £30,313 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £41,250 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +21.21% -31.25% +33.33%
75th Percentile £61,875 £55,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £57,188 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +53.85% -45.83% +33.33%

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 24,104 15,537 35,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.41% 21.98% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13,914 11,655 25,857
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,400
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

OCA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OCA in the UK

OCA
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OCA.

Salary trend for OCA in the UK

OCA
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing OCA over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for OCA in the UK

OCA
Top 14 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 26 July 2021. 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 -58 84 £50,000 +53.85% 1
England -116 69 £50,000 +21.21% 1
North of England - 22 - -
Scotland - 21 - -
East of England - 14 - - 1
North West - 14 - -
Midlands -79 10 £50,000 +53.85%
South West - 9 - -
North East - 8 - -
London -116 7 - -
West Midlands - 7 - -
South East - 7 - -
East Midlands -55 3 £50,000 +53.85%
Northern Ireland - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 98 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 98 (100.00%) OCP
1 98 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 97 (98.98%) Oracle
3 95 (96.94%) HTML
3 95 (96.94%) Java
3 95 (96.94%) HTML5
3 95 (96.94%) Java 8
4 94 (95.92%) C#
4 94 (95.92%) CSS3
4 94 (95.92%) Functional Programming
4 94 (95.92%) Data Structures
4 94 (95.92%) CIW
4 94 (95.92%) Software Testing
4 94 (95.92%) Java SE
4 94 (95.92%) JavaScript
4 94 (95.92%) CSS
4 94 (95.92%) OOP
4 94 (95.92%) OO
4 94 (95.92%) Python
4 94 (95.92%) Games
5 4 (4.08%) Unix
5 4 (4.08%) SQL
6 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.06%) Windows
6 3 (3.06%) AIX
6 3 (3.06%) Solaris
6 3 (3.06%) Linux

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 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 94 (95.92%) Games
2 3 (3.06%) Finance
3 1 (1.02%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 94 (95.92%) Games Tester
1 94 (95.92%) Software Tester
1 94 (95.92%) Tester
1 94 (95.92%) Trainee
1 94 (95.92%) Trainee Software Tester
1 94 (95.92%) Trainee Tester
2 3 (3.06%) Consultant
2 3 (3.06%) DBA
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle Technical Consultant
2 3 (3.06%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (1.02%) Developer
3 1 (1.02%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (96.94%) HTML
1 95 (96.94%) HTML5
2 94 (95.92%) CSS
2 94 (95.92%) CSS3
2 94 (95.92%) Java SE
3 1 (1.02%) J2EE
3 1 (1.02%) Spring
3 1 (1.02%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 94 (95.92%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.06%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.08%) Unix
2 3 (3.06%) AIX
2 3 (3.06%) Linux
2 3 (3.06%) Solaris
2 3 (3.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (95.92%) Functional Programming
1 94 (95.92%) OO
1 94 (95.92%) OOP
1 94 (95.92%) Software Testing
2 3 (3.06%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (3.06%) Mentoring
2 3 (3.06%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (3.06%) Presales
2 3 (3.06%) Project Planning
2 3 (3.06%) Storage Management
3 1 (1.02%) Microservices
3 1 (1.02%) SDLC
3 1 (1.02%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 95 (96.94%) Java
1 95 (96.94%) Java 8
2 94 (95.92%) C#
2 94 (95.92%) JavaScript
2 94 (95.92%) Python
3 4 (4.08%) SQL
4 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (100.00%) OCP
1 98 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 94 (95.92%) CIW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Data Guard
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 98 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 97 (98.98%) Oracle