Period
to 21 January 2022

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 21 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 536 740 998
Rank change year-on-year +204 +258 +96
Permanent jobs citing OCP 666 37 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.058% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.21% 0.29% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 30
10th Percentile £50,625 - £26,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £27,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £50,000 £42,447
Median % change year-on-year +60.00% +17.79% -22.82%
75th Percentile £99,375 £57,813 £55,000
90th Percentile £102,125 £79,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,447
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.79% -22.82%

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 30,153 12,827 27,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.40% 20.21% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15,391 9,435 20,826
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +239 627 £52,500 +5.00% 2
England +161 509 £52,500 +5.00% 4
North of England +67 220 £52,500 +10.53% 2
South East +13 123 £82,500 +6.45%
Yorkshire +38 116 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Midlands +10 116 £57,500 +15.00%
Scotland +11 78 - -
East Midlands +7 72 £57,500 +15.00%
North West -14 71 - -
West Midlands -29 44 - -
Wales - 42 - -
North East +3 33 - - 1
London -196 29 £86,750 - 2
Northern Ireland - 28 - -
South West -27 23 - -
Work from Home -208 10 £90,000 +75.61%
East of England -89 5 - -

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 666 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 614 (92.19%) Java
3 592 (88.89%) Python
4 586 (87.99%) CSS
5 583 (87.54%) Oracle
6 582 (87.39%) OO
7 557 (83.63%) JavaScript
8 552 (82.88%) OCA
9 544 (81.68%) Microsoft
9 544 (81.68%) Java SE
9 544 (81.68%) Java 8
10 541 (81.23%) CIW
10 541 (81.23%) OOP
10 541 (81.23%) C#
10 541 (81.23%) HTML
10 541 (81.23%) HTML5
10 541 (81.23%) CSS3
10 541 (81.23%) Functional Programming
10 541 (81.23%) Data Structures
11 94 (14.11%) AWS
12 92 (13.81%) Agile Software Development
13 83 (12.46%) Degree
14 78 (11.71%) Jenkins
15 77 (11.56%) Computer Science
15 77 (11.56%) Finance
16 76 (11.41%) Banking
17 75 (11.26%) Linux
18 74 (11.11%) Cucumber
18 74 (11.11%) Ansible
19 73 (10.96%) Inclusion and Diversity

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 61 (9.16%) GemFire
2 52 (7.81%) Apache
3 45 (6.76%) Apache Spark
4 16 (2.40%) Cloud Foundry
4 16 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 94 (14.11%) AWS
2 67 (10.06%) Azure
2 67 (10.06%) GitHub
3 59 (8.86%) GCP
4 41 (6.16%) Amazon Kinesis
5 40 (6.01%) PaaS
6 23 (3.45%) SaaS
6 23 (3.45%) Serverless
7 22 (3.30%) Amazon EKS
7 22 (3.30%) OpenShift
8 9 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.90%) GitHub Actions
9 6 (0.90%) IaaS
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.30%) AWS CodePipeline
11 1 (0.15%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.40%) Calico
2 9 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
2 9 (1.35%) SAN
3 3 (0.45%) VPN
4 2 (0.30%) DSL
5 1 (0.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (10.21%) PostgreSQL
2 47 (7.06%) Relational Database
3 46 (6.91%) MariaDB
3 46 (6.91%) NoSQL
4 45 (6.76%) HBase
4 45 (6.76%) Redis
5 29 (4.35%) Big Data
6 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.45%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.45%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.45%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.15%) MySQL
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 78 (11.71%) Jenkins
2 74 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 63 (9.46%) Sonatype Nexus
4 62 (9.31%) Git (software)
5 61 (9.16%) Gradle
5 61 (9.16%) Protractor
6 52 (7.81%) JUnit
7 45 (6.76%) Cypress.io
7 45 (6.76%) Eclipse
7 45 (6.76%) IntelliJ
7 45 (6.76%) Mockito
7 45 (6.76%) Storybook
8 37 (5.56%) Artifactory
9 29 (4.35%) Selenium
10 27 (4.05%) SonarQube
11 16 (2.40%) gulp
12 10 (1.50%) Maven
13 8 (1.20%) Ant
14 2 (0.30%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 77 (11.56%) Finance
2 76 (11.41%) Banking
3 73 (10.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 72 (10.81%) Law
5 13 (1.95%) Social Skills
6 2 (0.30%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.15%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (0.15%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 562 (84.38%) Developer
2 558 (83.78%) Software Developer
3 541 (81.23%) Trainee
3 541 (81.23%) Trainee Developer
3 541 (81.23%) Trainee Software Developer
4 41 (6.16%) Software Engineer
5 24 (3.60%) Architect
5 24 (3.60%) Principal Engineer
6 23 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
6 23 (3.45%) Principal Software Engineer
7 17 (2.55%) Lead Developer
7 17 (2.55%) Lead Software Developer
7 17 (2.55%) Lead Software Engineer
8 14 (2.10%) Cloud Engineer
9 13 (1.95%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (1.65%) Administrator
11 9 (1.35%) Solaris Systems Administrator
11 9 (1.35%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (1.35%) Unix Administrator
11 9 (1.35%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 586 (87.99%) CSS
2 544 (81.68%) Java SE
3 541 (81.23%) CSS3
3 541 (81.23%) HTML
3 541 (81.23%) HTML5
4 70 (10.51%) Spring
5 68 (10.21%) Kafka
6 67 (10.06%) AngularJS
7 61 (9.16%) Node.js
7 61 (9.16%) WireMock
8 57 (8.56%) RabbitMQ
9 53 (7.96%) JSON
9 53 (7.96%) React
10 45 (6.76%) AssertJ
10 45 (6.76%) Express
10 45 (6.76%) Redux
10 45 (6.76%) RESTful
10 45 (6.76%) Spark Streaming
10 45 (6.76%) Tailwind CSS
10 45 (6.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 541 (81.23%) Data Structures
2 52 (7.81%) Linux Command Line
3 25 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (3.60%) Public Cloud
5 18 (2.70%) User Experience
6 1 (0.15%) Clustering
6 1 (0.15%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 75 (11.26%) Linux
2 62 (9.31%) Unix
3 12 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (1.80%) Solaris
4 11 (1.65%) CentOS
5 4 (0.60%) Windows
6 2 (0.30%) AIX
6 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 582 (87.39%) OO
2 541 (81.23%) Functional Programming
2 541 (81.23%) OOP
3 92 (13.81%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (11.56%) Computer Science
5 72 (10.81%) Digital Banking
6 67 (10.06%) CI/CD
7 66 (9.91%) Software Engineering
8 61 (9.16%) DevOps
8 61 (9.16%) Microservices
9 58 (8.71%) TDD
10 54 (8.11%) Business Continuity
11 48 (7.21%) User Stories
12 45 (6.76%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 45 (6.76%) Validation
13 44 (6.61%) High Availability
14 43 (6.46%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 42 (6.31%) BDD
15 42 (6.31%) Performance Monitoring
16 41 (6.16%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 614 (92.19%) Java
2 592 (88.89%) Python
3 557 (83.63%) JavaScript
4 544 (81.68%) Java 8
5 541 (81.23%) C#
6 62 (9.31%) Shell Script
7 56 (8.41%) Groovy
8 20 (3.00%) Bash
9 15 (2.25%) Go
9 15 (2.25%) Ruby
10 12 (1.80%) PL/SQL
10 12 (1.80%) SQL
11 9 (1.35%) AWK
11 9 (1.35%) Bourne shell
11 9 (1.35%) Korn
11 9 (1.35%) Perl
12 2 (0.30%) Jython
Qualifications
1 666 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 552 (82.88%) OCA
3 541 (81.23%) CIW
4 83 (12.46%) Degree
5 23 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.35%) RHCE
6 9 (1.35%) RHCSA
7 4 (0.60%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.40%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (6.76%) HDFS
2 38 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (1.65%) Docker
5 10 (1.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 74 (11.11%) Ansible
2 50 (7.51%) Kubernetes
3 31 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (2.40%) Grafana
4 16 (2.40%) Kibana
5 11 (1.65%) Terraform
6 9 (1.35%) NetBackup
6 9 (1.35%) Oracle ZFS
6 9 (1.35%) Red Hat Satellite
6 9 (1.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (0.45%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.45%) Puppet
8 2 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.30%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.30%) Nagios
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.30%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 583 (87.54%) Oracle
2 544 (81.68%) Microsoft
3 47 (7.06%) VMware
4 45 (6.76%) Okta
5 15 (2.25%) PayPal
6 12 (1.80%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.50%) Veritas
8 9 (1.35%) Brocade
8 9 (1.35%) Centrify
8 9 (1.35%) Sun
9 2 (0.30%) Black Duck
9 2 (0.30%) Checkmarx
9 2 (0.30%) Google
9 2 (0.30%) Splunk
9 2 (0.30%) Veracode
10 1 (0.15%) Percona
10 1 (0.15%) ServiceNow