Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 721 990 1071
Rank change year-on-year +269 +81 +52
Permanent jobs citing OCP 37 38 57
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.030% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 47
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,447 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.79% -22.82% +37.50%
10th Percentile £45,000 £26,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £74,500 £67,500 £71,350
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,447 £55,000
% change year-on-year +17.79% -22.82% +43.79%

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 12,884 27,512 36,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.17% 21.88% 24.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9,394 20,760 27,194
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

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 23 January 2021.

Salary histogram for OCP in the UK

OCP
Top 15 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 January 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 +278 26 £50,000 +17.79% 3
UK excluding London +205 26 £50,000 +17.79% 5
Midlands +75 10 £50,000 +81.82% 2
East Midlands +60 9 £50,000 +81.82% 2
North of England +84 8 £47,500 -
Work from Home - 7 £51,250 - 1
North West +77 6 £47,500 -
South East +151 3 £77,500 +82.58% 1
London +193 2 - -
Scotland +44 2 - - 2
South West - 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 37 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 35 (94.59%) Oracle
3 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
4 20 (54.05%) OCA
5 17 (45.95%) Java
5 17 (45.95%) Java 8
6 14 (37.84%) Java SE
6 14 (37.84%) HTML5
6 14 (37.84%) CSS3
6 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
6 14 (37.84%) C#
6 14 (37.84%) HTML
6 14 (37.84%) CSS
6 14 (37.84%) Python
6 14 (37.84%) Games
6 14 (37.84%) CIW
7 11 (29.73%) OOP
7 11 (29.73%) OO
7 11 (29.73%) SQL
7 11 (29.73%) Oracle Database
7 11 (29.73%) Functional Programming
7 11 (29.73%) Data Structures
8 10 (27.03%) MySQL
9 9 (24.32%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
11 7 (18.92%) Data Guard
11 7 (18.92%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (13.51%) Azure
13 4 (10.81%) Unix

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 3 (8.11%) JBoss
1 3 (8.11%) OpenStack
1 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
1 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Azure
2 3 (8.11%) AWS
3 2 (5.41%) IaaS
3 2 (5.41%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle Database
2 10 (27.03%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) DB2
3 3 (8.11%) MariaDB
3 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (37.84%) Games
2 3 (8.11%) Law
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) DBA
2 14 (37.84%) Games Tester
2 14 (37.84%) Software Tester
2 14 (37.84%) Tester
2 14 (37.84%) Trainee
2 14 (37.84%) Trainee Software Tester
2 14 (37.84%) Trainee Tester
3 11 (29.73%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (16.22%) MySQL DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Video Game Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.70%) Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Cloud Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Database Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) CSS
1 14 (37.84%) CSS3
1 14 (37.84%) HTML
1 14 (37.84%) HTML5
1 14 (37.84%) Java SE
2 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
2 3 (8.11%) J2EE
2 3 (8.11%) JPA
2 3 (8.11%) MSMQ
2 3 (8.11%) REST
2 3 (8.11%) SOAP
2 3 (8.11%) Spring
2 3 (8.11%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Structures
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.41%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
1 4 (10.81%) Unix
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) AIX
2 3 (8.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Functional Programming
1 11 (29.73%) OO
1 11 (29.73%) OOP
2 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.11%) ERP
4 3 (8.11%) Kanban
4 3 (8.11%) MVC
4 3 (8.11%) RUP
4 3 (8.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 3 (8.11%) Scrum
4 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.11%) Storage Management
5 2 (5.41%) Data Management
5 2 (5.41%) Database Tuning
5 2 (5.41%) ETL
5 2 (5.41%) Fault Management
5 2 (5.41%) Logistics
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Java
1 17 (45.95%) Java 8
2 14 (37.84%) C#
2 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
2 14 (37.84%) Python
3 11 (29.73%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 20 (54.05%) OCA
3 14 (37.84%) CIW
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (8.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (18.92%) Data Guard
3 3 (8.11%) Ansible
3 3 (8.11%) Kubernetes
3 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Statspack
3 3 (8.11%) Puppet
3 3 (8.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (94.59%) Oracle
2 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Google