Period
to 18 August 2017

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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1096 1115 1117
Rank change year-on-year +19 +2 +9
Permanent jobs citing OCP 85 134 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.068% 0.089%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 41 80 188
UK median annual salary £40,000 £51,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.57% -15.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £71,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £43,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.51% -3.89% -

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43229 52976 59851
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.42% 26.81% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33263 42826 47493
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,091 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.97% +5.23% -

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 18 August 2017.

Salary histogram for OCP in the UK

OCP
Top 12 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 18 August 2017. 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 +8 69 £40,000 -23.81%
UK excluding London +38 59 £40,000 -7.51%
East of England +29 22 £33,000 -20.48%
London +24 22 £48,750 -25.00%
South East +77 17 £47,500 -4.04%
Scotland - 12 £31,250 -
Midlands +36 5 £37,500 -12.79%
East Midlands +26 4 £35,000 -
North of England -49 3 £30,000 -29.41%
Yorkshire -13 2 £30,000 -25.00%
West Midlands +19 1 £44,000 -13.73%
North West -28 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT jobs citing OCP 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 OCP.

1 85 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 78 (91.76%) Oracle
3 53 (62.35%) SQL
4 46 (54.12%) PL/SQL
5 44 (51.76%) Oracle Database
6 41 (48.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 40 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
8 37 (43.53%) Oracle Database 12c
9 35 (41.18%) Data Guard
10 34 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
11 31 (36.47%) Shell Script
11 31 (36.47%) Linux
12 27 (31.76%) Microsoft Excel
12 27 (31.76%) Unix
13 26 (30.59%) OCA
14 24 (28.24%) Degree
15 23 (27.06%) SQL Server
16 22 (25.88%) Computer Science
17 21 (24.71%) Oracle RAC
17 21 (24.71%) Disaster Recovery
17 21 (24.71%) ITIL
17 21 (24.71%) Java
18 18 (21.18%) E-Commerce
19 17 (20.00%) CRM
19 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
19 17 (20.00%) Retail
19 17 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 17 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
19 17 (20.00%) iPad
19 17 (20.00%) High Availability

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 (4.71%) GlassFish
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (31.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) PaaS
2 2 (2.35%) SaaS
3 1 (1.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (4.71%) SAN
2 1 (1.18%) Firewall
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (51.76%) Oracle Database
2 41 (48.24%) Oracle Database 11g
3 37 (43.53%) Oracle Database 12c
4 23 (27.06%) SQL Server
5 15 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (12.94%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (9.41%) Relational Database
8 6 (7.06%) RDBMS
9 3 (3.53%) MySQL
10 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (1.18%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (1.18%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Cucumber
2 11 (12.94%) Jenkins
3 10 (11.76%) HP UFT
3 10 (11.76%) LoadRunner
3 10 (11.76%) Selenium
4 4 (4.71%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.35%) RSpec
6 2 (2.35%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (20.00%) Retail
2 9 (10.59%) Finance
3 1 (1.18%) Advertising
3 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (49.41%) DBA
2 40 (47.06%) Oracle DBA
3 39 (45.88%) Administrator
4 19 (22.35%) Consultant
5 11 (12.94%) Java Consultant
5 11 (12.94%) Technical Consultant
6 10 (11.76%) Analyst
6 10 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
6 10 (11.76%) Test Analyst
7 8 (9.41%) Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Implementation Consultant
8 6 (7.06%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Solaris Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Unix Administrator
10 2 (2.35%) Java Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Oracle Consultant
10 2 (2.35%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.18%) E-Commerce Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.94%) J2EE
2 10 (11.76%) Gherkin
3 4 (4.71%) Swing
4 2 (2.35%) Java SE
4 2 (2.35%) REST
5 1 (1.18%) HTML
5 1 (1.18%) HTML5
5 1 (1.18%) Spring
5 1 (1.18%) Vaadin
5 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) Computer Science
2 17 (20.00%) iPad
3 16 (18.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.53%) Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.35%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.47%) Linux
2 27 (31.76%) Unix
3 9 (10.59%) Windows
4 8 (9.41%) Solaris
5 5 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.71%) CentOS
7 3 (3.53%) AIX
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (24.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (24.71%) ITIL
3 18 (21.18%) E-Commerce
4 17 (20.00%) CRM
4 17 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 17 (20.00%) High Availability
5 13 (15.29%) Software Engineering
6 12 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (12.94%) Data Conversion
7 11 (12.94%) Test Automation
7 11 (12.94%) Time Management
8 10 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
8 10 (11.76%) Defect Management
8 10 (11.76%) Performance Testing
8 10 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
8 10 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 10 (11.76%) Test Strategy
9 9 (10.59%) Exploratory Testing
9 9 (10.59%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 53 (62.35%) SQL
2 46 (54.12%) PL/SQL
3 31 (36.47%) Shell Script
4 21 (24.71%) Java
5 5 (5.88%) Perl
6 4 (4.71%) AWK
6 4 (4.71%) Bourne shell
6 4 (4.71%) Korn
7 3 (3.53%) Ruby
8 2 (2.35%) Clojure
8 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.35%) PHP
9 1 (1.18%) C
9 1 (1.18%) Python
9 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 26 (30.59%) OCA
3 24 (28.24%) Degree
4 11 (12.94%) MCP
5 10 (11.76%) ISTQB
5 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (11.76%) SAP Certification
6 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.71%) RHCE
7 4 (4.71%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 21 (24.71%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.71%) GlusterFS
2 4 (4.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (3.53%) Docker
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (41.18%) Data Guard
2 34 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (4.71%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (4.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (2.35%) Ansible
5 2 (2.35%) Puppet
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 78 (91.76%) Oracle
2 14 (16.47%) HP
2 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.76%) SAP
4 5 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.88%) Sun
5 4 (4.71%) Brocade
5 4 (4.71%) EMC
5 4 (4.71%) StorageTek
5 4 (4.71%) Veritas
5 4 (4.71%) VMware
6 1 (1.18%) Intel