Period
to 21 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 981 1032 1130
Rank change year-on-year +51 +98 -58
Permanent jobs citing OCP 40 74 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.049% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 32 57 68
UK median annual salary £42,447 £55,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.82% +34.97% -11.89%
10th Percentile £26,250 £40,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,447 £55,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year -22.82% +41.94% -24.70%

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 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 26,882 36,879 42,178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.73% 24.38% 23.92%
Number of salaries quoted 19,912 26,842 32,710
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -

OCP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OCP in the UK

OCP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for OCP in the UK

OCP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OCP over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Salary histogram for OCP in the UK

OCP
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCP within the UK over the 6 months to 21 February 2020. 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
England +79 36 £42,447 -18.76% 6
UK excluding London +86 34 £42,447 -22.82% 6
Midlands +48 18 £27,500 -38.89% 2
East Midlands - 18 £27,500 - 1
London +72 6 £65,000 +30.00% 1
South East +62 6 £42,447 -28.66% 1
North West +57 6 - - 2
North of England +41 6 - - 2
Scotland +32 4 £50,000 -16.67% 1

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, IT jobs citing OCP 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 OCP.

1 40 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 30 (75.00%) Oracle
2 30 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 19 (47.50%) Linux
4 17 (42.50%) SQL
5 15 (37.50%) Data Guard
6 14 (35.00%) OCA
7 13 (32.50%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (32.50%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
8 12 (30.00%) Java
8 12 (30.00%) Python
9 11 (27.50%) Unix
9 11 (27.50%) Windows
9 11 (27.50%) PL/SQL
10 10 (25.00%) Degree
10 10 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (22.50%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (22.50%) High Availability
12 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
13 6 (15.00%) C
13 6 (15.00%) C++
13 6 (15.00%) MySQL
13 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
13 6 (15.00%) Mathematics
13 6 (15.00%) Verilog
13 6 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (15.00%) Data Management
13 6 (15.00%) Big Data
13 6 (15.00%) MariaDB

OCP
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 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.00%) Big Data
2 6 (15.00%) MariaDB
2 6 (15.00%) MySQL
2 6 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) DBA
2 23 (57.50%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (22.50%) Administrator
4 6 (15.00%) Verification Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Junior
5 4 (10.00%) Junior DBA
5 4 (10.00%) Junior Oracle DBA
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle Production DBA
5 4 (10.00%) Production DBA
6 1 (2.50%) Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Spring
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Verilog
2 6 (15.00%) VLSI
3 4 (10.00%) NHS
4 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Linux
2 11 (27.50%) Unix
2 11 (27.50%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) AIX
3 3 (7.50%) Solaris
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (22.50%) High Availability
2 9 (22.50%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (15.00%) Data Management
3 6 (15.00%) IT Strategy
3 6 (15.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (10.00%) B2C
4 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Database Tuning
4 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.00%) Fintech
4 4 (10.00%) Microservices
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.50%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.50%) Storage Management
6 2 (5.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) Java
2 12 (30.00%) Python
3 11 (27.50%) PL/SQL
4 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (15.00%) C
5 6 (15.00%) C++
6 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.00%) Korn
6 2 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 14 (35.00%) OCA
3 10 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (10.00%) Sun Certification
5 2 (5.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (10.00%) Docker
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) Data Guard
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Ansible
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Statspack
4 2 (5.00%) Puppet
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Red Hat