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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 828 881 855
Rank change year-on-year +53 -26  
Permanent jobs citing OCP 46 54 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.055% 0.099%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.21% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 109
Median salary £38,075 £51,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.42% -13.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,625 £35,500 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £44,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.25% -1.66%  

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 21844 26201 30066
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.56% 26.63% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35718 44855 48776
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 £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OCP in the UK

OCP
Top 8 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 28 June 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 +37 38 £40,000 -25.58% 2
UK excluding London +33 28 £37,500 -15.25% 1
London +27 15 £48,750 -25.00% 1
East of England +2 12 £33,000 -
South East +51 7 £40,000 -27.27%
Scotland - 5 £32,500 -
Midlands +14 3 £37,500 -26.47%
North of England -27 1 £30,000 -20.00% 1

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 97 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 91 (93.81%) Oracle
3 74 (76.29%) SQL
4 68 (70.10%) PL/SQL
4 68 (70.10%) Oracle Database
5 64 (65.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 64 (65.98%) Oracle Database 12c
6 56 (57.73%) Oracle RMAN
7 55 (56.70%) Data Guard
8 52 (53.61%) Performance Tuning
9 44 (45.36%) OCA
10 43 (44.33%) Shell Script
11 42 (43.30%) Unix
12 41 (42.27%) Linux
13 38 (39.18%) Oracle RAC
14 30 (30.93%) SQL Server
15 23 (23.71%) ITIL
15 23 (23.71%) Disaster Recovery
16 22 (22.68%) Relational Database
17 21 (21.65%) Degree
18 20 (20.62%) RDBMS
18 20 (20.62%) High Availability
19 17 (17.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 16 (16.49%) Java
21 15 (15.46%) Microsoft Excel
22 14 (14.43%) Computer Science
23 13 (13.40%) Windows
24 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2012
24 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2014
25 11 (11.34%) E-Commerce

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 11 (11.34%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.12%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (15.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (10.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Oracle Retail
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.06%) PaaS
2 2 (2.06%) SaaS
3 1 (1.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (3.09%) SAN
2 1 (1.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.03%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (70.10%) Oracle Database
2 64 (65.98%) Oracle Database 11g
2 64 (65.98%) Oracle Database 12c
3 30 (30.93%) SQL Server
4 22 (22.68%) Relational Database
5 20 (20.62%) RDBMS
6 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (7.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (4.12%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.06%) Big Data
9 2 (2.06%) Couchbase
9 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.06%) DB2
9 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.06%) MariaDB
9 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.03%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Cucumber
2 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.15%) HP UFT
3 5 (5.15%) LoadRunner
3 5 (5.15%) Selenium
4 4 (4.12%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.06%) RSpec
6 2 (2.06%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (10.31%) Finance
1 10 (10.31%) Retail
2 1 (1.03%) Automotive
2 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (62.89%) DBA
2 59 (60.82%) Oracle DBA
3 54 (55.67%) Administrator
4 12 (12.37%) Consultant
4 12 (12.37%) Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Database Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Implementation Consultant
6 5 (5.15%) Java Consultant
6 5 (5.15%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 5 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (5.15%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (3.09%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (3.09%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) Gherkin
1 5 (5.15%) J2EE
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (4.12%) Swing
3 2 (2.06%) Java SE
3 2 (2.06%) JCE
3 2 (2.06%) REST
4 1 (1.03%) .NET
4 1 (1.03%) HTML
4 1 (1.03%) HTML5
4 1 (1.03%) Spring
4 1 (1.03%) Vaadin
4 1 (1.03%) Web Services
4 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.31%) iPad
3 8 (8.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.06%) PKI
5 1 (1.03%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (43.30%) Unix
2 41 (42.27%) Linux
3 13 (13.40%) Windows
4 6 (6.19%) Solaris
5 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.12%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.09%) CentOS
7 2 (2.06%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (53.61%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (23.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (23.71%) ITIL
3 20 (20.62%) High Availability
4 11 (11.34%) E-Commerce
5 10 (10.31%) CRM
5 10 (10.31%) Customer Engagement
6 8 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.25%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.22%) ETL
8 6 (6.19%) Information Security
8 6 (6.19%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.19%) Time Management
9 5 (5.15%) Coaching
9 5 (5.15%) Defect Management
9 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (5.15%) Process Improvement
9 5 (5.15%) Scenario Testing
9 5 (5.15%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 74 (76.29%) SQL
2 68 (70.10%) PL/SQL
3 43 (44.33%) Shell Script
4 16 (16.49%) Java
5 4 (4.12%) Perl
6 3 (3.09%) AWK
6 3 (3.09%) Bourne shell
6 3 (3.09%) Korn
6 3 (3.09%) Ruby
7 2 (2.06%) Clojure
7 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.06%) Python
8 1 (1.03%) C
8 1 (1.03%) C++
8 1 (1.03%) PHP
8 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 44 (45.36%) OCA
3 21 (21.65%) Degree
4 6 (6.19%) MCP
5 5 (5.15%) ISTQB
5 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.15%) SAP Certification
5 5 (5.15%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.09%) RHCE
6 3 (3.09%) RHCSA
7 2 (2.06%) CISSP
8 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.03%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 38 (39.18%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.09%) Docker
2 3 (3.09%) GlusterFS
2 3 (3.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (2.06%) HDFS
3 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 56 (57.73%) Oracle RMAN
2 55 (56.70%) Data Guard
3 17 (17.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (7.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (3.09%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (3.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (2.06%) Ansible
6 2 (2.06%) Puppet
7 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 91 (93.81%) Oracle
2 11 (11.34%) SAP
3 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.25%) HP
5 5 (5.15%) VMware
6 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.12%) Sun
7 3 (3.09%) Brocade
7 3 (3.09%) EMC
7 3 (3.09%) StorageTek
7 3 (3.09%) Veritas
8 1 (1.03%) Intel
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