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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 696 690 827
Rank change year-on-year -6 +137 +198
Permanent jobs citing OCP 667 298 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.28% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 1.29% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 18
10th Percentile £43,700 £45,000 -
25th Percentile £51,250 £58,750 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,750 £72,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -18.97% +123.08% -37.50%
75th Percentile £93,750 £80,000 £73,906
90th Percentile £103,000 £105,500 £99,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £28,750
% change year-on-year -19.23% +126.09% -44.71%

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 46,156 23,156 17,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 25.70% 21.67% 21.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17,843 13,424 12,887
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £29,686
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,250 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £48,900 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.84% +2.95% +5.56%

OCP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OCP in the UK

OCP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for OCP in the UK

OCP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing OCP over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for OCP in the UK

OCP
Top 17 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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London +104 629 £52,500 -19.23% 5
England -24 519 £58,750 -14.55% 5
North of England +70 217 £52,500 - 2
South East -89 133 £50,000 -23.08% 1
Midlands +36 114 - -
Yorkshire - 114 £52,500 -
Scotland -7 78 - - 1
East Midlands +23 70 - -
North West -36 70 - -
West Midlands -21 44 - -
Wales - 42 - -
London -247 36 £87,500 +2.34% 1
North East +6 33 - - 2
Northern Ireland +6 27 - -
South West -25 23 - -
Work from Home -244 10 £87,500 +29.63% 4
East of England -102 3 - - 1

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 667 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 609 (91.30%) OO
3 563 (84.41%) Java
4 562 (84.26%) Oracle
5 553 (82.91%) JavaScript
6 550 (82.46%) OCA
7 549 (82.31%) Microsoft
8 548 (82.16%) Python
8 548 (82.16%) CSS
9 541 (81.11%) C#
9 541 (81.11%) HTML
9 541 (81.11%) OOP
9 541 (81.11%) Java SE
9 541 (81.11%) CIW
9 541 (81.11%) HTML5
9 541 (81.11%) CSS3
9 541 (81.11%) Functional Programming
9 541 (81.11%) Data Structures
10 111 (16.64%) AWS
11 105 (15.74%) Agile
12 101 (15.14%) Kubernetes
13 97 (14.54%) Azure
14 93 (13.94%) GCP
15 92 (13.79%) Finance
16 86 (12.89%) Computer Science
17 83 (12.44%) Jenkins
18 82 (12.29%) GitHub
18 82 (12.29%) Digital Banking
18 82 (12.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 82 (12.29%) Banking

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 18 (2.70%) GemFire
2 13 (1.95%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (1.20%) Apache
4 7 (1.05%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 111 (16.64%) AWS
2 97 (14.54%) Azure
3 93 (13.94%) GCP
4 82 (12.29%) GitHub
5 68 (10.19%) Amazon Kinesis
6 36 (5.40%) PaaS
7 25 (3.75%) Amazon EKS
7 25 (3.75%) Azure AKS
7 25 (3.75%) SaaS
8 22 (3.30%) Serverless
9 10 (1.50%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.45%) IaaS
11 2 (0.30%) GitHub Actions
12 1 (0.15%) Azure DevOps
12 1 (0.15%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.65%) Calico
2 5 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (0.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (10.19%) NoSQL
1 68 (10.19%) Relational Database
2 19 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.20%) MariaDB
5 7 (1.05%) HBase
5 7 (1.05%) Redis
6 5 (0.75%) Metadata
7 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.60%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.30%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.30%) MySQL
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 83 (12.44%) Jenkins
2 79 (11.84%) Git (software)
3 67 (10.04%) Artifactory
4 20 (3.00%) Cucumber
4 20 (3.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 18 (2.70%) Gradle
5 18 (2.70%) Protractor
6 13 (1.95%) Selenium
7 11 (1.65%) gulp
8 8 (1.20%) JUnit
9 7 (1.05%) Cypress.io
9 7 (1.05%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.05%) IntelliJ
9 7 (1.05%) Mockito
9 7 (1.05%) Storybook
General
1 92 (13.79%) Finance
2 82 (12.29%) Banking
2 82 (12.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 82 (12.29%) Law
3 14 (2.10%) Social Skills
4 5 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.15%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 542 (81.26%) Developer
1 542 (81.26%) Software Developer
2 541 (81.11%) Trainee
2 541 (81.11%) Trainee Developer
2 541 (81.11%) Trainee Software Developer
3 77 (11.54%) Applications Engineer
4 42 (6.30%) Principal Engineer
5 25 (3.75%) Architect
5 25 (3.75%) Cloud Architect
6 20 (3.00%) Associate Engineer
6 20 (3.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
7 9 (1.35%) Reliability Engineer
8 8 (1.20%) Administrator
9 5 (0.75%) Senior Solaris Administrator
9 5 (0.75%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 5 (0.75%) Solaris Administrator
9 5 (0.75%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 5 (0.75%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (0.75%) Unix Administrator
9 5 (0.75%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 548 (82.16%) CSS
2 541 (81.11%) CSS3
2 541 (81.11%) HTML
2 541 (81.11%) HTML5
2 541 (81.11%) Java SE
3 81 (12.14%) Kafka
3 81 (12.14%) RabbitMQ
3 81 (12.14%) Spring
4 71 (10.64%) Spring Boot
5 19 (2.85%) AngularJS
6 18 (2.70%) Node.js
6 18 (2.70%) WireMock
7 11 (1.65%) J2EE
7 11 (1.65%) Spring Integration
8 8 (1.20%) JSON
8 8 (1.20%) React
9 7 (1.05%) AssertJ
9 7 (1.05%) Redux
9 7 (1.05%) Spark Streaming
9 7 (1.05%) Tailwind CSS
Miscellaneous
1 541 (81.11%) Data Structures
2 29 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 11 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (0.75%) CMDB
6 4 (0.60%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (2.85%) Linux
2 13 (1.95%) Unix
3 7 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (1.05%) Solaris
4 5 (0.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (91.30%) OO
2 541 (81.11%) Functional Programming
2 541 (81.11%) OOP
3 105 (15.74%) Agile
4 86 (12.89%) Computer Science
5 82 (12.29%) Digital Banking
6 73 (10.94%) CI/CD
7 68 (10.19%) Clean Code
7 68 (10.19%) Multithreaded Programming
7 68 (10.19%) Multithreading
8 63 (9.45%) Full Stack Development
9 60 (9.00%) SDLC
10 50 (7.50%) High Availability
11 49 (7.35%) Performance Monitoring
12 44 (6.60%) Test Automation
13 37 (5.55%) User Stories
14 28 (4.20%) Migration
15 23 (3.45%) Thought Leadership
16 22 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (3.15%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 563 (84.41%) Java
2 553 (82.91%) JavaScript
3 548 (82.16%) Python
4 541 (81.11%) C#
5 17 (2.55%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.20%) Bash
7 7 (1.05%) Groovy
8 5 (0.75%) AWK
8 5 (0.75%) Bourne shell
8 5 (0.75%) Korn
8 5 (0.75%) Perl
8 5 (0.75%) SQL
9 3 (0.45%) Go
9 3 (0.45%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 667 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 550 (82.46%) OCA
3 541 (81.11%) CIW
4 16 (2.40%) Degree
5 5 (0.75%) CISA
5 5 (0.75%) CISM
5 5 (0.75%) CISMP
5 5 (0.75%) CISSP
5 5 (0.75%) RHCE
5 5 (0.75%) RHCSA
6 3 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.30%) MCSA
7 2 (0.30%) MCSE
7 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (9.45%) Docker
2 11 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.05%) HDFS
4 5 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 101 (15.14%) Kubernetes
2 27 (4.05%) Ansible
3 14 (2.10%) Grafana
4 12 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.65%) Kibana
6 5 (0.75%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.75%) Oracle ZFS
6 5 (0.75%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (0.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (0.60%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.60%) Terraform
8 1 (0.15%) Argo
Vendors
1 562 (84.26%) Oracle
2 549 (82.31%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.05%) Okta
3 7 (1.05%) Red Hat
3 7 (1.05%) VMware
4 5 (0.75%) Brocade
4 5 (0.75%) Centrify
4 5 (0.75%) ServiceNow
4 5 (0.75%) Sun
4 5 (0.75%) Veritas
5 3 (0.45%) Splunk
6 2 (0.30%) PayPal
6 2 (0.30%) Percona
7 1 (0.15%) SaltStack