Period
to 21 May 2019

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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1003 1125 1072
Rank change year-on-year +122 -53 +41
Permanent jobs citing OCP 95 81 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.047% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 80 75 28
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £69,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.63% +5.56%

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 35,619 40,562 42,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.71% 23.62% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 25,461 30,751 33,049
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.23% -2.35%

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 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for OCP in the UK

OCP
Top 11 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 May 2019. 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 +94 72 £52,000 +4.00%
UK excluding London +56 50 £52,000 +6.67%
London +111 32 £45,000 -18.18%
South West - 19 £52,000 -
South East +18 10 £63,750 +21.43%
Scotland +11 10 £60,000 +20.00%
North of England +15 6 £55,000 +46.67%
Yorkshire -3 6 £55,000 +57.14%
East of England +84 3 - -
Midlands +23 3 £42,500 +13.33%
West Midlands +23 3 £42,500 +13.33%

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 95 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 72 (75.79%) Oracle
3 68 (71.58%) SQL
4 57 (60.00%) Linux
5 43 (45.26%) PL/SQL
5 43 (45.26%) Java
6 41 (43.16%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (42.11%) Security Cleared
7 40 (42.11%) Relational Database
8 36 (37.89%) Unix
8 36 (37.89%) Data Guard
8 36 (37.89%) Oracle Database
9 33 (34.74%) OCA
10 32 (33.68%) Oracle RMAN
11 27 (28.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 26 (27.37%) Shell Script
13 25 (26.32%) OO
13 25 (26.32%) Tomcat
13 25 (26.32%) Oracle Database 12c
14 22 (23.16%) Android Development
14 22 (23.16%) iOS Development
14 22 (23.16%) Performance Tuning
14 22 (23.16%) Mobile App
14 22 (23.16%) Mobile Application Development
14 22 (23.16%) Apple iOS
14 22 (23.16%) Android
14 22 (23.16%) Swing
14 22 (23.16%) OOA/OOD
14 22 (23.16%) Servlets
14 22 (23.16%) HP

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 (26.32%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.37%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 18 (18.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Oracle Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (10.53%) Oracle 11i
2 10 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (6.32%) SAN
2 3 (3.16%) DNS
2 3 (3.16%) SMTP
3 1 (1.05%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (43.16%) PostgreSQL
2 40 (42.11%) Relational Database
3 36 (37.89%) Oracle Database
4 27 (28.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 25 (26.32%) Oracle Database 12c
6 20 (21.05%) MySQL
7 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
8 6 (6.32%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (6.32%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (4.21%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (1.05%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 18 (18.95%) HP UFT
1 18 (18.95%) LoadRunner
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (6.32%) Marketing
2 3 (3.16%) Games
3 1 (1.05%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.05%) Finance
3 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (38.95%) DBA
2 36 (37.89%) Oracle DBA
3 25 (26.32%) Developer
3 25 (26.32%) Java Developer
4 18 (18.95%) Analyst
4 18 (18.95%) Technical Analyst
5 17 (17.89%) Administrator
5 17 (17.89%) Technical Test Analyst
5 17 (17.89%) Test Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Consultant
6 6 (6.32%) Oracle Consultant
6 6 (6.32%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 6 (6.32%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (6.32%) Unix Administrator
7 5 (5.26%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 4 (4.21%) E-Business Administrator
8 4 (4.21%) Junior
8 4 (4.21%) Junior DBA
8 4 (4.21%) Junior Oracle DBA
8 4 (4.21%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.16%) Servlets
1 22 (23.16%) Swing
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (3.16%) CSS
3 3 (3.16%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.16%) HTML
3 3 (3.16%) J2EE
3 3 (3.16%) JSON
3 3 (3.16%) Spring
3 3 (3.16%) Web Services
3 3 (3.16%) XHTML
3 3 (3.16%) XML
3 3 (3.16%) XSLT
4 1 (1.05%) Middleware
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.16%) Mobile App
2 19 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
3 7 (7.37%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.21%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (60.00%) Linux
2 36 (37.89%) Unix
3 22 (23.16%) Android
3 22 (23.16%) Apple iOS
4 13 (13.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (9.47%) Solaris
6 6 (6.32%) CentOS
7 4 (4.21%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.32%) OO
2 22 (23.16%) Android Development
2 22 (23.16%) iOS Development
2 22 (23.16%) Mobile Application Development
2 22 (23.16%) OOA/OOD
2 22 (23.16%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (18.95%) Continuous Improvement
3 18 (18.95%) Defect Management
3 18 (18.95%) Psychology
3 18 (18.95%) Software Engineering
3 18 (18.95%) Test Management
3 18 (18.95%) Test Scripting
3 18 (18.95%) Test Strategy
4 17 (17.89%) Software Testing
5 11 (11.58%) Migration
6 8 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (8.42%) ITIL
7 7 (7.37%) Data Centre Operations
8 5 (5.26%) High Availability
9 4 (4.21%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 68 (71.58%) SQL
2 43 (45.26%) Java
2 43 (45.26%) PL/SQL
3 26 (27.37%) Shell Script
4 18 (18.95%) C
4 18 (18.95%) VB
5 6 (6.32%) AWK
5 6 (6.32%) Bourne shell
5 6 (6.32%) Korn
5 6 (6.32%) Perl
6 3 (3.16%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 95 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 40 (42.11%) Security Cleared
3 33 (34.74%) OCA
4 19 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (18.95%) DV Cleared
5 18 (18.95%) MCP
5 18 (18.95%) SAP Certification
6 17 (17.89%) ISTQB
7 9 (9.47%) RHCE
8 8 (8.42%) Degree
9 6 (6.32%) RHCSA
10 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (1.05%) MCSA
System Software
1 17 (17.89%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (9.47%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (6.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (4.21%) GlusterFS
4 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.16%) Docker
5 3 (3.16%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 36 (37.89%) Data Guard
2 32 (33.68%) Oracle RMAN
3 18 (18.95%) HP ALM
3 18 (18.95%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (6.32%) NetBackup
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle ZFS
4 6 (6.32%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (6.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 6 (6.32%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (4.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (3.16%) Ansible
8 1 (1.05%) Nagios
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 72 (75.79%) Oracle
2 22 (23.16%) HP
2 22 (23.16%) Microsoft
3 18 (18.95%) SAP
4 13 (13.68%) Red Hat
5 11 (11.58%) VMware
6 6 (6.32%) Brocade
6 6 (6.32%) Centrify
6 6 (6.32%) Sun
6 6 (6.32%) Veritas
7 4 (4.21%) EMC
7 4 (4.21%) StorageTek
8 3 (3.16%) BMC
8 3 (3.16%) Infoblox
8 3 (3.16%) Remedy