Period
to 11 April 2021

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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
UK
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 690 951 1023
Rank change year-on-year +261 +72 +112
Permanent jobs citing OCP 159 40 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.035% 0.066%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.93% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 79
10th Percentile £44,500 " "
25th Percentile £46,250 £26,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year - -3.85% +9.47%
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,000 £76,875 £63,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £27,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +81.82% -50.00% +15.79%

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 17,182 24,370 36,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.75% 21.46% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11,685 18,336 26,830
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £26,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +3.45%

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 11 April 2021.

Salary histogram for OCP in the UK

OCP
Top 16 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 11 April 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 +208 127 £50,000 +81.82% 2
England +226 117 £50,000 +42.86% 3
North of England +69 35 £47,500 - 1
South East +117 25 - -
North West +60 25 £47,500 - 1
Scotland +30 24 - - 1
East of England - 16 - -
London +134 15 £75,000 -1.64% 2
Midlands +30 15 £52,500 +90.91%
South West - 11 - -
North East - 9 - -
West Midlands - 8 - -
East Midlands +6 7 £52,500 +90.91%
Work from Home - 6 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, 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.

1 159 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 135 (84.91%) Oracle
3 132 (83.02%) Java
4 127 (79.87%) Microsoft
5 124 (77.99%) CSS
6 120 (75.47%) Python
7 116 (72.96%) Java 8
8 115 (72.33%) JavaScript
8 115 (72.33%) OCA
9 112 (70.44%) Software Testing
9 112 (70.44%) Java SE
10 111 (69.81%) CIW
10 111 (69.81%) Games
10 111 (69.81%) C#
10 111 (69.81%) HTML
10 111 (69.81%) HTML5
10 111 (69.81%) CSS3
11 109 (68.55%) Functional Programming
11 109 (68.55%) OO
12 108 (67.92%) OOP
12 108 (67.92%) Data Structures
13 26 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (15.09%) Microservices
15 22 (13.84%) AWS
15 22 (13.84%) Kubernetes
16 21 (13.21%) Jenkins
16 21 (13.21%) Spring
17 20 (12.58%) PostgreSQL
17 20 (12.58%) Law
17 20 (12.58%) Ansible

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 16 (10.06%) GemFire
2 13 (8.18%) Apache
2 13 (8.18%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.52%) JBoss
3 4 (2.52%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.52%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.89%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.84%) AWS
2 16 (10.06%) Azure
2 16 (10.06%) GitHub
3 14 (8.81%) PaaS
4 12 (7.55%) GCP
5 11 (6.92%) Amazon EKS
5 11 (6.92%) IaaS
5 11 (6.92%) SaaS
5 11 (6.92%) Serverless
6 3 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.26%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.89%) Calico
2 1 (0.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.58%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (10.69%) MariaDB
3 14 (8.81%) HBase
4 13 (8.18%) Redis
5 11 (6.92%) MySQL
6 9 (5.66%) Oracle Database
7 7 (4.40%) Big Data
8 5 (3.14%) DB2
8 5 (3.14%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.52%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.63%) DB2 UDB
11 1 (0.63%) HSQLDB
11 1 (0.63%) Impala
11 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (13.21%) Jenkins
2 17 (10.69%) Git (software)
3 16 (10.06%) Cucumber
3 16 (10.06%) Gradle
3 16 (10.06%) Protractor
3 16 (10.06%) Sonatype Nexus
4 14 (8.81%) Eclipse
4 14 (8.81%) IntelliJ
4 14 (8.81%) JUnit
5 13 (8.18%) Cypress.io
5 13 (8.18%) Mockito
5 13 (8.18%) Storybook
6 3 (1.89%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.89%) gulp
6 3 (1.89%) Selenium
6 3 (1.89%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.63%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.63%) JIRA
7 1 (0.63%) Maven
7 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 111 (69.81%) Games
2 20 (12.58%) Law
3 19 (11.95%) Finance
4 17 (10.69%) Banking
5 2 (1.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 111 (69.81%) Games Tester
1 111 (69.81%) Software Tester
1 111 (69.81%) Tester
1 111 (69.81%) Trainee
1 111 (69.81%) Trainee Software Tester
1 111 (69.81%) Trainee Tester
2 17 (10.69%) Architect
3 15 (9.43%) DBA
4 11 (6.92%) Cloud Architect
5 9 (5.66%) Oracle DBA
6 8 (5.03%) Developer
7 7 (4.40%) Azure Architect
8 6 (3.77%) MySQL DBA
8 6 (3.77%) Principal Architect
9 5 (3.14%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.52%) Analyst
10 4 (2.52%) Software Engineer
11 3 (1.89%) Service Analyst
11 3 (1.89%) Software Developer
11 3 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (77.99%) CSS
2 112 (70.44%) Java SE
3 111 (69.81%) CSS3
3 111 (69.81%) HTML
3 111 (69.81%) HTML5
4 21 (13.21%) Spring
5 17 (10.69%) Kafka
6 16 (10.06%) AngularJS
6 16 (10.06%) Node.js
6 16 (10.06%) WireMock
7 14 (8.81%) JSON
8 13 (8.18%) Express
8 13 (8.18%) React
8 13 (8.18%) Redux
8 13 (8.18%) RESTful
8 13 (8.18%) Spark Streaming
8 13 (8.18%) Tailwind CSS
8 13 (8.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (6.92%) Web Services
10 7 (4.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 108 (67.92%) Data Structures
2 13 (8.18%) Linux Command Line
3 12 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (6.92%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.89%) User Experience
7 2 (1.26%) EPoS
8 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.32%) Linux
1 18 (11.32%) Unix
2 5 (3.14%) Windows
3 3 (1.89%) AIX
3 3 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (70.44%) Software Testing
2 109 (68.55%) Functional Programming
2 109 (68.55%) OO
3 108 (67.92%) OOP
4 26 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (15.09%) Microservices
6 16 (10.06%) Computer Science
6 16 (10.06%) Digital Banking
7 13 (8.18%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 13 (8.18%) Validation
8 11 (6.92%) Project Delivery
8 11 (6.92%) Software Engineering
9 10 (6.29%) DevOps
9 10 (6.29%) Kanban
9 10 (6.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 10 (6.29%) Scrum
9 10 (6.29%) TDD
10 6 (3.77%) BDD
10 6 (3.77%) Open Source
10 6 (3.77%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 132 (83.02%) Java
2 120 (75.47%) Python
3 116 (72.96%) Java 8
4 115 (72.33%) JavaScript
5 111 (69.81%) C#
6 14 (8.81%) Groovy
7 13 (8.18%) Shell Script
8 12 (7.55%) SQL
9 7 (4.40%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.89%) Go
10 3 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 159 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 115 (72.33%) OCA
3 111 (69.81%) CIW
4 16 (10.06%) Degree
5 12 (7.55%) SC Cleared
5 12 (7.55%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.89%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.89%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (8.18%) HDFS
2 10 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.03%) Docker
4 6 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (13.84%) Kubernetes
2 20 (12.58%) Ansible
3 10 (6.29%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.03%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (4.40%) Terraform
6 6 (3.77%) Data Guard
7 4 (2.52%) Puppet
8 3 (1.89%) Grafana
8 3 (1.89%) Kibana
8 3 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (1.89%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 135 (84.91%) Oracle
2 127 (79.87%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.18%) Okta
3 13 (8.18%) VMware
4 12 (7.55%) Google
5 4 (2.52%) IBM
6 3 (1.89%) PayPal
7 1 (0.63%) TIBCO