Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1102 1114 1111
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 +20
Permanent jobs citing OCP 79 110 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.058% 0.094%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.22% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 54 55 194
UK median annual salary £35,000 £51,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.37% -7.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £37,913 £30,300
90th Percentile £55,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £51,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -31.37% +13.33% -

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 42463 49980 59953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.19% 26.36% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32601 40134 47832
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for OCP in the UK

OCP
Top 12 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 23 October 2017. 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 +42 66 £37,500 -28.57% 4
UK excluding London +52 52 £35,000 -31.37% 2
London -28 23 £50,000 -4.76% 3
East of England +18 16 £33,000 -
Midlands +21 12 £39,750 -22.06%
South East +65 10 £47,500 -42.07% 1
West Midlands +6 9 £44,000 -13.73%
Scotland - 8 £31,250 - 1
Yorkshire +2 5 £35,000 -21.35%
North of England -14 5 £35,000 -21.35%
East Midlands +32 3 £32,500 -
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 79 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 73 (92.41%) Oracle
3 50 (63.29%) SQL
4 38 (48.10%) Oracle Database
5 37 (46.84%) Performance Tuning
5 37 (46.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 35 (44.30%) PL/SQL
7 30 (37.97%) Data Guard
8 29 (36.71%) Oracle Database 12c
9 28 (35.44%) Java
10 27 (34.18%) Oracle RMAN
11 26 (32.91%) SQL Server
11 26 (32.91%) Unix
11 26 (32.91%) Linux
12 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Excel
12 23 (29.11%) Shell Script
13 21 (26.58%) Degree
14 19 (24.05%) Computer Science
14 19 (24.05%) ITIL
14 19 (24.05%) J2EE
15 18 (22.78%) E-Commerce
16 17 (21.52%) CRM
16 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Office
16 17 (21.52%) Disaster Recovery
16 17 (21.52%) Retail
16 17 (21.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 17 (21.52%) Oracle Retail
16 17 (21.52%) Customer Engagement
16 17 (21.52%) iPad
17 16 (20.25%) High Availability

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 7 (8.86%) JBoss
1 7 (8.86%) OpenStack
1 7 (8.86%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.06%) GlassFish
2 4 (5.06%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (21.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (21.52%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) SaaS
4 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Internet
1 2 (2.53%) SAN
1 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.27%) DNS
2 1 (1.27%) FCoE
2 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) Intranet
2 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.27%) LDAP
2 1 (1.27%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.27%) VPN
2 1 (1.27%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (48.10%) Oracle Database
2 37 (46.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 29 (36.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 26 (32.91%) SQL Server
5 15 (18.99%) MySQL
5 15 (18.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (18.99%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (15.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (11.39%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (8.86%) DB2
8 7 (8.86%) MariaDB
8 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
9 6 (7.59%) RDBMS
10 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.27%) OLAP
11 1 (1.27%) OLTP
11 1 (1.27%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.86%) Cucumber
2 7 (8.86%) HP UFT
2 7 (8.86%) Selenium
3 6 (7.59%) LoadRunner
4 5 (6.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.27%) Ant
6 1 (1.27%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.27%) Hudson
6 1 (1.27%) JUnit
6 1 (1.27%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.27%) ProC
6 1 (1.27%) RSpec
6 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.27%) Subversion
6 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (21.52%) Retail
2 11 (13.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.27%) International Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (45.57%) DBA
2 35 (44.30%) Oracle DBA
3 32 (40.51%) Administrator
4 17 (21.52%) Consultant
5 15 (18.99%) Developer
6 13 (16.46%) Java Developer
7 11 (13.92%) Java Consultant
7 11 (13.92%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (7.59%) Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Implementation Consultant
8 6 (7.59%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Junior
10 3 (3.80%) Junior Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Junior Java Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.53%) Oracle Developer
11 2 (2.53%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (2.53%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) J2EE
2 9 (11.39%) REST
2 9 (11.39%) Spring
3 8 (10.13%) Hibernate
3 8 (10.13%) SOAP
4 7 (8.86%) JPA
4 7 (8.86%) Spring MVC
5 6 (7.59%) Gherkin
5 6 (7.59%) MSMQ
6 4 (5.06%) Swing
7 3 (3.80%) HTML
8 2 (2.53%) HTML5
8 2 (2.53%) Java SE
9 1 (1.27%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.27%) Google Maps API
9 1 (1.27%) jQuery
9 1 (1.27%) JSON
9 1 (1.27%) Vaadin
9 1 (1.27%) Web Services
9 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Computer Science
2 17 (21.52%) iPad
3 15 (18.99%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.59%) Clustering
5 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.53%) Replication
6 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.27%) Fintech
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.91%) Linux
1 26 (32.91%) Unix
2 7 (8.86%) Windows
3 5 (6.33%) Solaris
4 4 (5.06%) AIX
5 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.27%) Android
6 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.27%) CentOS
6 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.84%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (24.05%) ITIL
3 18 (22.78%) E-Commerce
4 17 (21.52%) CRM
4 17 (21.52%) Customer Engagement
4 17 (21.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (20.25%) High Availability
6 14 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (13.92%) Data Conversion
7 11 (13.92%) Time Management
8 9 (11.39%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (10.13%) Scrum
9 8 (10.13%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.86%) Kanban
10 7 (8.86%) MVC
10 7 (8.86%) RUP
10 7 (8.86%) Test Automation
11 6 (7.59%) Performance Testing
11 6 (7.59%) Process Improvement
11 6 (7.59%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 50 (63.29%) SQL
2 35 (44.30%) PL/SQL
3 28 (35.44%) Java
4 23 (29.11%) Shell Script
5 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.80%) Perl
7 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.53%) C
7 2 (2.53%) C-shell
7 2 (2.53%) Korn
7 2 (2.53%) PHP
7 2 (2.53%) Ruby
8 1 (1.27%) AWK
8 1 (1.27%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.27%) Clojure
8 1 (1.27%) HQL
8 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 79 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 21 (26.58%) Degree
3 13 (16.46%) OCA
4 9 (11.39%) Security Cleared
5 6 (7.59%) ISTQB
5 6 (7.59%) MCP
5 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.59%) SAP Certification
6 2 (2.53%) RHCE
6 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.27%) CCNA
7 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.27%) MySQL Certification
7 1 (1.27%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.27%) QA
1 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (10.13%) Docker
3 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.27%) GlusterFS
4 1 (1.27%) vCloud
4 1 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (37.97%) Data Guard
2 27 (34.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (11.39%) Ansible
3 9 (11.39%) Puppet
4 8 (10.13%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (8.86%) Kubernetes
5 7 (8.86%) Terraform
6 5 (6.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.27%) Icinga
8 1 (1.27%) Kibana
8 1 (1.27%) logstash
8 1 (1.27%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.27%) Salt
8 1 (1.27%) SCCM
8 1 (1.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 73 (92.41%) Oracle
2 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.39%) HP
4 7 (8.86%) IBM
5 6 (7.59%) SAP
6 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.53%) Sun
6 2 (2.53%) Veritas
6 2 (2.53%) VMware
7 1 (1.27%) Brocade
7 1 (1.27%) EMC
7 1 (1.27%) Informatica
7 1 (1.27%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.27%) StorageTek
7 1 (1.27%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.27%) Veeam