Period
to 18 September 2021

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 18 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 764 685 1047
Rank change year-on-year -79 +362 +95
Permanent jobs citing OCP 280 23 61
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.045% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 53
10th Percentile £60,000 £30,000 £40,077
25th Percentile £69,375 £38,125 £52,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +70.00% -16.67% +9.09%
75th Percentile £100,875 £73,125 £62,500
90th Percentile £103,100 £96,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +35.00% -3.85% -0.95%

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 25,976 11,170 33,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.48% 22.08% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14,673 8,485 24,550
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £40,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,500 £66,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 18 September 2021.

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 18 September 2021. 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 -32 272 £85,000 +70.00% 9
UK excluding London -21 242 £67,500 +35.00% 5
South East +52 225 £75,000 -3.23% 2
London -217 32 £94,750 -9.76% 3
North of England -109 10 £50,000 -35.48% 1
North West -70 9 - -
Work from Home -274 7 £90,000 +63.64%
Northern Ireland - 3 £80,000 -
East Midlands -75 2 £50,000 -
Midlands -134 2 £50,000 -
East of England - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, 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.

1 280 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 241 (86.07%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (81.79%) Finance
4 228 (81.43%) Jenkins
4 228 (81.43%) Ansible
5 227 (81.07%) Java
5 227 (81.07%) Degree
6 226 (80.71%) Computer Science
7 224 (80.00%) Kafka
8 223 (79.64%) Banking
8 223 (79.64%) Spring
9 222 (79.29%) Cucumber
10 221 (78.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 220 (78.57%) Digital Banking
11 220 (78.57%) GitHub
11 220 (78.57%) AngularJS
11 220 (78.57%) Sonatype Nexus
11 220 (78.57%) Git (software)
11 220 (78.57%) Law
11 220 (78.57%) PostgreSQL
12 218 (77.86%) WireMock
12 218 (77.86%) Protractor
12 218 (77.86%) Gradle
12 218 (77.86%) GemFire
12 218 (77.86%) Node.js
13 207 (73.93%) DevOps
13 207 (73.93%) Microservices
14 202 (72.14%) Linux
15 195 (69.64%) AWS
16 191 (68.21%) Groovy

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
1 218 (77.86%) GemFire
2 184 (65.71%) Apache
3 183 (65.36%) Apache Spark
4 36 (12.86%) Cloud Foundry
4 36 (12.86%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 220 (78.57%) GitHub
2 195 (69.64%) AWS
3 130 (46.43%) Azure
4 126 (45.00%) Amazon Kinesis
5 125 (44.64%) GCP
6 70 (25.00%) PaaS
7 54 (19.29%) OpenShift
8 33 (11.79%) SaaS
8 33 (11.79%) Serverless
9 32 (11.43%) Amazon EKS
10 13 (4.64%) IaaS
11 9 (3.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.71%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (0.71%) AWS CodePipeline
12 2 (0.71%) GitHub Actions
13 1 (0.36%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.86%) Calico
2 11 (3.93%) HTTP
3 6 (2.14%) Wireshark
4 3 (1.07%) VPN
5 2 (0.71%) DSL
6 1 (0.36%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (78.57%) PostgreSQL
2 183 (65.36%) HBase
2 183 (65.36%) MariaDB
3 182 (65.00%) Redis
4 152 (54.29%) Relational Database
5 150 (53.57%) NoSQL
6 113 (40.36%) Big Data
7 7 (2.50%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.79%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.43%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.43%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.36%) DB2
12 1 (0.36%) DB2 UDB
12 1 (0.36%) HSQLDB
12 1 (0.36%) MySQL
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 228 (81.43%) Jenkins
2 222 (79.29%) Cucumber
3 220 (78.57%) Git (software)
3 220 (78.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 218 (77.86%) Gradle
4 218 (77.86%) Protractor
5 185 (66.07%) JUnit
6 183 (65.36%) Eclipse
6 183 (65.36%) IntelliJ
7 182 (65.00%) Cypress.io
7 182 (65.00%) Mockito
7 182 (65.00%) Storybook
8 126 (45.00%) Artifactory
9 80 (28.57%) SonarQube
10 40 (14.29%) Selenium
11 36 (12.86%) gulp
12 8 (2.86%) Maven
13 5 (1.79%) Ant
13 5 (1.79%) Bitbucket
14 4 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 229 (81.79%) Finance
2 223 (79.64%) Banking
3 221 (78.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 220 (78.57%) Law
5 17 (6.07%) Social Skills
6 1 (0.36%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.36%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (0.36%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 142 (50.71%) Software Engineer
2 90 (32.14%) Principal Engineer
3 79 (28.21%) Principal Software Engineer
4 52 (18.57%) Lead Software Engineer
5 44 (15.71%) Developer
6 40 (14.29%) Architect
7 39 (13.93%) Lead Developer
7 39 (13.93%) Lead Software Developer
7 39 (13.93%) Software Developer
8 33 (11.79%) Cloud Architect
9 18 (6.43%) Cloud Engineer
10 17 (6.07%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.93%) Principal Cloud Engineer
11 11 (3.93%) Reliability Engineer
11 11 (3.93%) Senior Software Engineer
12 8 (2.86%) Analyst
12 8 (2.86%) Consultant
12 8 (2.86%) Information Analyst
12 8 (2.86%) IT Analyst
12 8 (2.86%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (80.00%) Kafka
2 223 (79.64%) Spring
3 220 (78.57%) AngularJS
4 218 (77.86%) Node.js
4 218 (77.86%) WireMock
5 186 (66.43%) JSON
5 186 (66.43%) React
6 182 (65.00%) CSS
6 182 (65.00%) Express
6 182 (65.00%) Redux
6 182 (65.00%) RESTful
6 182 (65.00%) Spark Streaming
6 182 (65.00%) Tailwind CSS
6 182 (65.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 168 (60.00%) Play Framework
8 162 (57.86%) RabbitMQ
9 132 (47.14%) LAMP
9 132 (47.14%) LAPP Stack
10 40 (14.29%) J2EE
11 38 (13.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 184 (65.71%) Linux Command Line
2 80 (28.57%) User Experience
3 79 (28.21%) Self-Motivation
4 40 (14.29%) Public Cloud
5 11 (3.93%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.71%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.36%) Clustering
7 1 (0.36%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.36%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 202 (72.14%) Linux
2 189 (67.50%) Unix
3 5 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (1.79%) Solaris
3 5 (1.79%) Windows
4 4 (1.43%) AIX
5 2 (0.71%) CentOS
5 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (86.07%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (80.71%) Computer Science
3 220 (78.57%) Digital Banking
4 207 (73.93%) DevOps
4 207 (73.93%) Microservices
5 185 (66.07%) Software Engineering
6 182 (65.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 182 (65.00%) Validation
7 151 (53.93%) TDD
8 144 (51.43%) Business Continuity
9 131 (46.79%) Full Stack Development
10 127 (45.36%) High Availability
10 127 (45.36%) Performance Monitoring
11 126 (45.00%) Clean Code
11 126 (45.00%) OO
11 126 (45.00%) Software Testing
12 116 (41.43%) Multithreading
12 116 (41.43%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 115 (41.07%) BDD
13 115 (41.07%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 227 (81.07%) Java
2 191 (68.21%) Groovy
3 187 (66.79%) Shell Script
4 170 (60.71%) Python
5 39 (13.93%) Bash Shell
6 36 (12.86%) JavaScript
7 24 (8.57%) Go
7 24 (8.57%) Ruby
8 12 (4.29%) SQL
9 9 (3.21%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.43%) Java 8
11 2 (0.71%) Jython
12 1 (0.36%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 280 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 227 (81.07%) Degree
3 43 (15.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.29%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.43%) OCA
6 3 (1.07%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.07%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.21%) SLA
System Software
1 182 (65.00%) HDFS
2 125 (44.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (12.86%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (4.64%) Docker
5 4 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 228 (81.43%) Ansible
2 83 (29.64%) Opscode Chef
3 82 (29.29%) Kubernetes
4 36 (12.86%) Grafana
4 36 (12.86%) Kibana
5 13 (4.64%) Puppet
6 11 (3.93%) Terraform
7 6 (2.14%) CloudForms
7 6 (2.14%) Data Guard
8 5 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.71%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.71%) Nagios
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Statspack
9 2 (0.71%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 184 (65.71%) VMware
2 182 (65.00%) Okta
3 49 (17.50%) Oracle
4 24 (8.57%) PayPal
5 15 (5.36%) Microsoft
6 11 (3.93%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.21%) Google
8 2 (0.71%) Black Duck
8 2 (0.71%) EMC
8 2 (0.71%) Splunk
8 2 (0.71%) Veracode
9 1 (0.36%) FIS
9 1 (0.36%) Percona
9 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.36%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.36%) Veritas
9 1 (0.36%) WorldPay