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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 847 900
Rank change year-on-year +28 +53  
Permanent jobs citing OCP 46 103 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.099% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.36% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 72 79
Median salary £48,750 £44,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.79% -26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,575 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £65,000 £73,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.63% -2.22%  

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 21222 28300 30510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.67% 27.27% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16708 22791 23836
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

OCP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing OCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for OCP in the UK

OCP
Top 27 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 40 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East of England +32 17 £50,000 +20.48%
South East +67 16 £62,500 +42.04% 1
Essex +9 14 £50,000 +20.48%
Hampshire +28 11 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Scotland - 5 - -
Glasgow - 5 - -
London +42 3 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Gatwick - 3 £62,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £62,500 -
Yorkshire +4 2 £30,000 -25.00%
Brentwood - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £82,500 -
City of London +30 1 £55,000 -8.33% 1
East Midlands +10 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Cheshire -11 1 - -
North West -27 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £47,500 -
Staines - 1 £80,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £30,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £45,000 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £38,650 -

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 113 (96.58%) Oracle
3 99 (84.62%) Oracle Database
4 92 (78.63%) SQL
5 84 (71.79%) PL/SQL
6 83 (70.94%) Oracle Database 12c
6 83 (70.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 74 (63.25%) Data Guard
8 72 (61.54%) Oracle RMAN
9 70 (59.83%) Performance Tuning
10 64 (54.70%) Oracle RAC
11 52 (44.44%) Linux
12 48 (41.03%) OCA
13 47 (40.17%) Shell Script
14 44 (37.61%) Unix
15 39 (33.33%) Relational Database
16 38 (32.48%) RDBMS
17 35 (29.91%) SQL Server
18 28 (23.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 25 (21.37%) WebLogic
20 21 (17.95%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
21 20 (17.09%) ITIL
22 19 (16.24%) Windows
22 19 (16.24%) Oracle EBS
23 18 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
24 17 (14.53%) Disaster Recovery
24 17 (14.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
24 17 (14.53%) Oracle Exadata
25 14 (11.97%) High Availability
25 14 (11.97%) Degree

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 25 (21.37%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.85%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (16.24%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.85%) PaaS
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (84.62%) Oracle Database
2 83 (70.94%) Oracle Database 11g
2 83 (70.94%) Oracle Database 12c
3 39 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 38 (32.48%) RDBMS
5 35 (29.91%) SQL Server
6 17 (14.53%) Oracle Exadata
7 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (3.42%) MySQL
8 4 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.71%) Big Data
9 2 (1.71%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.71%) DB2
9 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.71%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Cucumber
2 5 (4.27%) HP UFT
2 5 (4.27%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.27%) LoadRunner
2 5 (4.27%) Selenium
3 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.85%) RSpec
4 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Automotive
2 2 (1.71%) Law
3 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (78.63%) DBA
2 90 (76.92%) Oracle DBA
3 72 (61.54%) Administrator
4 9 (7.69%) Analyst
5 8 (6.84%) Developer
6 7 (5.98%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 6 (5.13%) Database Developer
7 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database Developer
7 6 (5.13%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.56%) Applications Support
9 3 (2.56%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (2.56%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (2.56%) Senior DBA
9 3 (2.56%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 3 (2.56%) Solaris Administrator
9 3 (2.56%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.56%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 5 (4.27%) Gherkin
3 3 (2.56%) .NET
4 2 (1.71%) JCE
5 1 (0.85%) Java SE
5 1 (0.85%) REST
5 1 (0.85%) Swing
5 1 (0.85%) Web Services
5 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
1 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.71%) Driving Licence
2 2 (1.71%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (1.71%) PKI
2 2 (1.71%) Replication
3 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (44.44%) Linux
2 44 (37.61%) Unix
3 19 (16.24%) Windows
4 12 (10.26%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.42%) Solaris
6 3 (2.56%) AIX
6 3 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (59.83%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (17.09%) ITIL
3 17 (14.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (11.97%) High Availability
5 8 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.98%) ETL
7 6 (5.13%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.27%) Automation Testing
8 5 (4.27%) Change Management
8 5 (4.27%) Defect Management
8 5 (4.27%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (4.27%) Information Security
8 5 (4.27%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (4.27%) Performance Testing
8 5 (4.27%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.27%) Test Scripting
8 5 (4.27%) Test Strategy
9 4 (3.42%) DevOps
9 4 (3.42%) Time Management
10 3 (2.56%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 92 (78.63%) SQL
2 84 (71.79%) PL/SQL
3 47 (40.17%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.27%) Java
5 4 (3.42%) Perl
6 3 (2.56%) AWK
6 3 (2.56%) Bourne shell
6 3 (2.56%) Korn
6 3 (2.56%) PHP
7 2 (1.71%) Python
7 2 (1.71%) Ruby
8 1 (0.85%) C
8 1 (0.85%) C++
8 1 (0.85%) Clojure
8 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 117 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 48 (41.03%) OCA
3 14 (11.97%) Degree
4 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.13%) MCP
6 5 (4.27%) ISTQB
6 5 (4.27%) SAP Certification
6 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.56%) MCSE
7 3 (2.56%) RHCE
7 3 (2.56%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.71%) CISSP
8 2 (1.71%) MCSD
9 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) SLA
2 3 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 64 (54.70%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (2.56%) GlusterFS
3 3 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.71%) Docker
4 2 (1.71%) HDFS
4 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 74 (63.25%) Data Guard
2 72 (61.54%) Oracle RMAN
3 28 (23.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 21 (17.95%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (2.56%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (2.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.85%) Ansible
6 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 113 (96.58%) Oracle
2 11 (9.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.40%) SAP
3 8 (6.84%) HP
4 5 (4.27%) VMware
5 4 (3.42%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.56%) Brocade
6 3 (2.56%) EMC
6 3 (2.56%) StorageTek
6 3 (2.56%) Sun
6 3 (2.56%) Veritas
7 1 (0.85%) Intel
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
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