Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1091 1063 1070
Rank change year-on-year -28 +7 +39
Permanent jobs citing OCP 83 133 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.075% 0.100%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.29% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 70 49 187
UK median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £30,600
90th Percentile £53,875 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £51,459 £47,500
% change year-on-year -29.07% +8.33% +11.76%

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 40,919 45,410 57,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.59% 25.73% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 31,751 36,089 45,942
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98% +4.19%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 -43 73 £41,500 -17.00% 13
UK excluding London +32 69 £36,500 -29.07% 15
South East +27 20 £47,500 -26.64% 2
Yorkshire +34 16 £35,000 - 3
North of England +9 16 £35,000 - 5
East of England -4 15 £33,000 -
London -47 13 £48,750 -2.50%
Midlands +15 9 £44,000 -14.50% 1
West Midlands +6 9 £44,000 -14.50%
Scotland - 8 £32,500 -
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 83 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 79 (95.18%) Oracle
3 67 (80.72%) SQL
4 60 (72.29%) Oracle Database
5 59 (71.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 58 (69.88%) Performance Tuning
7 43 (51.81%) PL/SQL
8 42 (50.60%) Oracle Database 12c
8 42 (50.60%) Data Guard
9 37 (44.58%) Oracle RMAN
10 34 (40.96%) SQL Server
11 30 (36.14%) Oracle RAC
12 28 (33.73%) Oracle Database 10g
13 24 (28.92%) MySQL
13 24 (28.92%) Linux
14 23 (27.71%) RDBMS
14 23 (27.71%) Relational Database
15 22 (26.51%) Unix
16 20 (24.10%) Shell Script
17 18 (21.69%) ITIL
18 16 (19.28%) Java
18 16 (19.28%) Disaster Recovery
19 15 (18.07%) Clustering
19 15 (18.07%) High Availability
19 15 (18.07%) Capacity Planning
20 13 (15.66%) Jenkins
21 12 (14.46%) WebLogic
21 12 (14.46%) SQL Server 2012
21 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
21 12 (14.46%) SQL Server 2014

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 12 (14.46%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.43%) JBoss
2 7 (8.43%) OpenStack
2 7 (8.43%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.20%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Firewall
1 3 (3.61%) SAN
1 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.41%) DNS
2 2 (2.41%) FCoE
2 2 (2.41%) Internet
2 2 (2.41%) iSCSI
2 2 (2.41%) LDAP
3 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.20%) Intranet
3 1 (1.20%) LAN
3 1 (1.20%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.20%) VPN
3 1 (1.20%) WAN
3 1 (1.20%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (72.29%) Oracle Database
2 59 (71.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 42 (50.60%) Oracle Database 12c
4 34 (40.96%) SQL Server
5 28 (33.73%) Oracle Database 10g
6 24 (28.92%) MySQL
7 23 (27.71%) RDBMS
7 23 (27.71%) Relational Database
8 12 (14.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (14.46%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (10.84%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (8.43%) DB2
10 7 (8.43%) MariaDB
11 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
12 1 (1.20%) OLTP
12 1 (1.20%) Oracle Discoverer
12 1 (1.20%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.23%) HP UFT
2 6 (7.23%) Selenium
3 5 (6.02%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.02%) LoadRunner
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.20%) Ant
6 1 (1.20%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.20%) Hudson
6 1 (1.20%) JIRA
6 1 (1.20%) JUnit
6 1 (1.20%) Maven
6 1 (1.20%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.20%) ProC
6 1 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.20%) Subversion
6 1 (1.20%) Toad
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Advertising
2 3 (3.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) International Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (69.88%) DBA
2 57 (68.67%) Oracle DBA
3 52 (62.65%) Administrator
4 13 (15.66%) Developer
5 11 (13.25%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Senior DBA
6 6 (7.23%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 5 (6.02%) Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Java Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Junior
8 3 (3.61%) Junior Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Junior Java Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.41%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) J2EE
2 8 (9.64%) Hibernate
2 8 (9.64%) REST
2 8 (9.64%) SOAP
2 8 (9.64%) Spring
3 7 (8.43%) JPA
3 7 (8.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 7 (8.43%) Spring MVC
4 6 (7.23%) MSMQ
5 5 (6.02%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.41%) HTML
7 1 (1.20%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.20%) CSS
7 1 (1.20%) JSP
7 1 (1.20%) Middleware
7 1 (1.20%) Servlets
7 1 (1.20%) Swing
7 1 (1.20%) Web Services
7 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Clustering
2 9 (10.84%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) iPad
4 3 (3.61%) Replication
5 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.41%) User Experience
6 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.20%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.92%) Linux
2 22 (26.51%) Unix
3 4 (4.82%) Windows
4 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.61%) Solaris
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.20%) AIX
6 1 (1.20%) Android
6 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.20%) CentOS
6 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (69.88%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (21.69%) ITIL
3 16 (19.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (18.07%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (18.07%) High Availability
5 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.64%) Scrum
7 7 (8.43%) Kanban
7 7 (8.43%) MVC
7 7 (8.43%) RUP
8 6 (7.23%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.02%) Defect Management
9 5 (6.02%) Performance Testing
9 5 (6.02%) Scenario Testing
9 5 (6.02%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.02%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.02%) Test Strategy
10 4 (4.82%) Exploratory Testing
10 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 67 (80.72%) SQL
2 43 (51.81%) PL/SQL
3 20 (24.10%) Shell Script
4 16 (19.28%) Java
5 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.82%) Perl
6 4 (4.82%) PHP
7 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.61%) C-shell
7 3 (3.61%) Korn
8 2 (2.41%) C
8 2 (2.41%) Ruby
9 1 (1.20%) AWK
9 1 (1.20%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.20%) HQL
9 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 83 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 8 (9.64%) OCA
2 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) Degree
4 5 (6.02%) ISTQB
4 5 (6.02%) MCP
4 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.02%) SAP Certification
5 3 (3.61%) RHCE
6 2 (2.41%) CCNA
6 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.20%) MySQL Certification
7 1 (1.20%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 30 (36.14%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (8.43%) Docker
3 3 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.20%) GlusterFS
5 1 (1.20%) vCloud
5 1 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (50.60%) Data Guard
2 37 (44.58%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (10.84%) Ansible
3 9 (10.84%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (10.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (10.84%) Puppet
4 7 (8.43%) Kubernetes
4 7 (8.43%) Terraform
5 3 (3.61%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (2.41%) Icinga
6 2 (2.41%) Kibana
6 2 (2.41%) logstash
6 2 (2.41%) Nagios
6 2 (2.41%) Prometheus
6 2 (2.41%) Salt
7 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 79 (95.18%) Oracle
2 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.84%) HP
4 7 (8.43%) IBM
5 5 (6.02%) SAP
6 4 (4.82%) VMware
7 3 (3.61%) Veritas
8 2 (2.41%) Kaspersky
8 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.41%) Veeam
9 1 (1.20%) Brocade
9 1 (1.20%) Dell
9 1 (1.20%) EMC
9 1 (1.20%) Informatica
9 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.20%) StorageTek
9 1 (1.20%) Sun
9 1 (1.20%) Symantec
9 1 (1.20%) TOWER Software