Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 680 827 1034
Rank change year-on-year +147 +207 +112
Permanent jobs citing OCP 282 22 95
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.027% 0.066%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.19% 0.13% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 82
10th Percentile £45,000 " "
25th Percentile £58,750 £26,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £32,500 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year +123.08% -37.50% +0.97%
75th Percentile £80,000 £76,875 £62,500
90th Percentile £105,500 £102,000 £63,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £27,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +136.36% -47.12% +2.46%

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 23,678 17,414 35,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.42% 21.74% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13,213 13,064 25,826
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +0.90%
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +0.23%

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 25 June 2021.

Salary histogram for OCP in the UK

OCP
Top 15 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 25 June 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
England +131 243 £68,750 +111.54% 6
UK excluding London +132 232 £65,000 +136.36% 5
South East +98 127 £65,000 +30.00% 1
London -21 38 £85,500 +2.86% 1
North of England - 36 - - 2
North West - 27 - - 2
Scotland - 24 - -
East of England - 16 - -
Midlands -42 15 £50,000 +81.82% 2
South West - 11 - -
North East - 9 - -
West Midlands - 8 - -
East Midlands -31 7 £50,000 +81.82% 2
Northern Ireland - 3 £80,000 -
Work from Home - 2 £67,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 282 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 235 (83.33%) Java
3 213 (75.53%) CSS
4 190 (67.38%) Python
5 167 (59.22%) Software Testing
6 164 (58.16%) OO
7 145 (51.42%) Agile Software Development
8 141 (50.00%) Oracle
9 136 (48.23%) Microsoft
10 126 (44.68%) JavaScript
11 124 (43.97%) Microservices
12 123 (43.62%) Spring
13 122 (43.26%) Ansible
13 122 (43.26%) Jenkins
14 121 (42.91%) Finance
15 120 (42.55%) PostgreSQL
16 119 (42.20%) Law
16 119 (42.20%) Kafka
17 118 (41.84%) Java 8
17 118 (41.84%) Computer Science
18 117 (41.49%) Degree
18 117 (41.49%) OCA
18 117 (41.49%) Git (software)
19 116 (41.13%) Cucumber
19 116 (41.13%) Node.js
19 116 (41.13%) GitHub
19 116 (41.13%) GemFire
19 116 (41.13%) AngularJS
19 116 (41.13%) Gradle
19 116 (41.13%) WireMock

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
1 116 (41.13%) GemFire
2 103 (36.52%) Apache Spark
3 102 (36.17%) Apache
4 14 (4.96%) Cloud Foundry
4 14 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.42%) JBoss
5 4 (1.42%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.42%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.42%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 116 (41.13%) GitHub
2 110 (39.01%) AWS
3 79 (28.01%) Azure
4 75 (26.60%) GCP
5 56 (19.86%) Amazon Kinesis
6 49 (17.38%) PaaS
7 35 (12.41%) Amazon EKS
7 35 (12.41%) SaaS
7 35 (12.41%) Serverless
8 30 (10.64%) OpenShift
9 18 (6.38%) IaaS
10 4 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.96%) Calico
2 3 (1.06%) HTTP
3 2 (0.71%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (42.55%) PostgreSQL
2 106 (37.59%) MariaDB
3 103 (36.52%) HBase
4 102 (36.17%) Redis
5 76 (26.95%) Relational Database
6 72 (25.53%) NoSQL
7 56 (19.86%) Big Data
8 11 (3.90%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.77%) DB2
9 5 (1.77%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.42%) MySQL
10 4 (1.42%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.35%) DB2 UDB
12 1 (0.35%) HSQLDB
12 1 (0.35%) Impala
12 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 122 (43.26%) Jenkins
2 117 (41.49%) Git (software)
3 116 (41.13%) Cucumber
3 116 (41.13%) Gradle
3 116 (41.13%) Protractor
3 116 (41.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 103 (36.52%) Eclipse
4 103 (36.52%) IntelliJ
4 103 (36.52%) JUnit
5 102 (36.17%) Cypress.io
5 102 (36.17%) Mockito
5 102 (36.17%) Storybook
6 56 (19.86%) Artifactory
7 34 (12.06%) SonarQube
8 14 (4.96%) gulp
8 14 (4.96%) Selenium
9 4 (1.42%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.71%) JIRA
10 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.35%) Maven
General
1 121 (42.91%) Finance
2 119 (42.20%) Law
3 116 (41.13%) Banking
4 111 (39.36%) Games
5 8 (2.84%) Social Skills
6 1 (0.35%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 111 (39.36%) Games Tester
1 111 (39.36%) Software Tester
1 111 (39.36%) Tester
1 111 (39.36%) Trainee
1 111 (39.36%) Trainee Software Tester
1 111 (39.36%) Trainee Tester
2 76 (26.95%) Software Engineer
3 46 (16.31%) Principal Engineer
4 44 (15.60%) Architect
5 43 (15.25%) Principal Software Engineer
6 35 (12.41%) Cloud Architect
7 29 (10.28%) Lead Software Engineer
8 25 (8.87%) Developer
9 18 (6.38%) Lead Developer
9 18 (6.38%) Lead Software Developer
9 18 (6.38%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.55%) DBA
10 10 (3.55%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (2.84%) Analyst
11 8 (2.84%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (75.53%) CSS
2 123 (43.62%) Spring
3 119 (42.20%) Kafka
4 116 (41.13%) AngularJS
4 116 (41.13%) Node.js
4 116 (41.13%) WireMock
5 113 (40.07%) Java SE
6 112 (39.72%) HTML
6 112 (39.72%) HTML5
7 111 (39.36%) CSS3
8 103 (36.52%) JSON
9 102 (36.17%) Express
9 102 (36.17%) React
9 102 (36.17%) Redux
9 102 (36.17%) RESTful
9 102 (36.17%) Spark Streaming
9 102 (36.17%) Tailwind CSS
9 102 (36.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 85 (30.14%) Play Framework
11 70 (24.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 108 (38.30%) Data Structures
2 102 (36.17%) Linux Command Line
3 52 (18.44%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (15.25%) User Experience
5 37 (13.12%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.06%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 112 (39.72%) Linux
2 111 (39.36%) Unix
3 6 (2.13%) Windows
4 4 (1.42%) AIX
4 4 (1.42%) Solaris
5 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (59.22%) Software Testing
2 164 (58.16%) OO
3 145 (51.42%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (43.97%) Microservices
5 118 (41.84%) Computer Science
6 115 (40.78%) Digital Banking
7 109 (38.65%) Functional Programming
8 108 (38.30%) OOP
9 105 (37.23%) DevOps
10 102 (36.17%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 102 (36.17%) Validation
11 98 (34.75%) Software Engineering
12 74 (26.24%) Business Continuity
13 68 (24.11%) TDD
14 59 (20.92%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 56 (19.86%) High Availability
15 56 (19.86%) Performance Monitoring
16 54 (19.15%) BDD
16 54 (19.15%) Open Source
16 54 (19.15%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 235 (83.33%) Java
2 190 (67.38%) Python
3 126 (44.68%) JavaScript
4 118 (41.84%) Java 8
5 111 (39.36%) C#
6 104 (36.88%) Shell Script
7 103 (36.52%) Groovy
8 15 (5.32%) SQL
9 13 (4.61%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.55%) Go
10 10 (3.55%) Ruby
11 8 (2.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 282 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 117 (41.49%) Degree
2 117 (41.49%) OCA
3 111 (39.36%) CIW
4 19 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 19 (6.74%) Security Cleared
5 16 (5.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.42%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.42%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.03%) SLA
System Software
1 102 (36.17%) HDFS
2 69 (24.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.96%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (3.55%) Docker
5 8 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 122 (43.26%) Ansible
2 59 (20.92%) Kubernetes
3 46 (16.31%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (4.96%) Grafana
4 14 (4.96%) Kibana
5 9 (3.19%) Data Guard
5 9 (3.19%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (2.84%) Terraform
7 7 (2.48%) Puppet
8 4 (1.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (1.42%) Oracle Statspack
9 2 (0.71%) CloudForms
Vendors
1 141 (50.00%) Oracle
2 136 (48.23%) Microsoft
3 102 (36.17%) Okta
3 102 (36.17%) VMware
4 18 (6.38%) Google
5 10 (3.55%) PayPal
6 4 (1.42%) IBM
6 4 (1.42%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.71%) EMC
8 1 (0.35%) FIS
8 1 (0.35%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.35%) WorldPay