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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
UK
Rank 807 844 884
Rank change year-on-year +37 +40  
Permanent jobs citing OCP 50 104 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.10% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.36% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 85 66
Median salary £57,500 £44,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.68% -26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £60,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +30.68% +3.52%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21051 28584 29068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 27.76% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16599 22917 22807
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

OCP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing OCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for OCP in the UK

OCP
Top 18 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +53 49 £62,500 +42.04% 3
East of England +42 24 - -
South East +45 16 £62,500 +42.04% 1
Essex +24 12 - -
Hampshire +22 8 - - 1
Yorkshire +13 6 - -
Cambridgeshire - 6 - -
Hertfordshire - 6 - -
West Yorkshire +21 5 - -
London +45 3 - -
Kent - 3 - -
Hounslow - 3 - -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 £57,500 -
Surrey - 2 £87,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £57,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £47,500 -

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 123 (96.85%) Oracle
3 114 (89.76%) Oracle Database
4 93 (73.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 93 (73.23%) Oracle Database 12c
5 92 (72.44%) SQL
6 86 (67.72%) PL/SQL
7 84 (66.14%) Data Guard
8 79 (62.20%) Oracle RMAN
9 77 (60.63%) Performance Tuning
10 71 (55.91%) Oracle RAC
11 63 (49.61%) Linux
12 51 (40.16%) Shell Script
12 51 (40.16%) RDBMS
12 51 (40.16%) Relational Database
13 44 (34.65%) Unix
14 41 (32.28%) OCA
15 31 (24.41%) SQL Server
16 30 (23.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 29 (22.83%) WebLogic
18 25 (19.69%) Oracle Exadata
18 25 (19.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
19 23 (18.11%) Oracle EBS
20 22 (17.32%) Oracle Applications
21 20 (15.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
22 19 (14.96%) Windows
23 16 (12.60%) MySQL
24 15 (11.81%) ITIL
24 15 (11.81%) Degree
25 14 (11.02%) PostgreSQL

OCP
Top Related 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 29 (22.83%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.79%) SAS
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (18.11%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (17.32%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (1.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (89.76%) Oracle Database
2 93 (73.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 93 (73.23%) Oracle Database 12c
3 51 (40.16%) RDBMS
3 51 (40.16%) Relational Database
4 31 (24.41%) SQL Server
5 25 (19.69%) Oracle Exadata
6 16 (12.60%) MySQL
7 14 (11.02%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.57%) Big Data
9 2 (1.57%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.57%) DB2
9 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.57%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.57%) JUnit
1 2 (1.57%) Mockito
1 2 (1.57%) RSpec
1 2 (1.57%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (8.66%) Finance
2 2 (1.57%) Automotive
2 2 (1.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 105 (82.68%) DBA
1 105 (82.68%) Oracle DBA
2 67 (52.76%) Administrator
3 12 (9.45%) Developer
4 9 (7.09%) Database Developer
4 9 (7.09%) Oracle Database Developer
4 9 (7.09%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (5.51%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 6 (4.72%) Senior DBA
6 6 (4.72%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 4 (3.15%) Analyst
8 3 (2.36%) Applications Support
8 3 (2.36%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (2.36%) Development DBA
8 3 (2.36%) Java Developer
8 3 (2.36%) Oracle Development DBA
8 3 (2.36%) Support Analyst
9 2 (1.57%) Junior Oracle DBA
9 2 (1.57%) Solaris Administrator
9 2 (1.57%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (2.36%) .NET
3 2 (1.57%) Java SE
3 2 (1.57%) JCE
3 2 (1.57%) Node.js
3 2 (1.57%) REST
3 2 (1.57%) Spring
4 1 (0.79%) Swing
4 1 (0.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (1.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (1.57%) Driving Licence
1 2 (1.57%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (1.57%) PKI
1 2 (1.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 63 (49.61%) Linux
2 44 (34.65%) Unix
3 19 (14.96%) Windows
4 14 (11.02%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.72%) AIX
6 2 (1.57%) CentOS
6 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (60.63%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (11.81%) ITIL
3 12 (9.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (7.87%) ETL
4 10 (7.87%) High Availability
5 5 (3.94%) DevOps
6 4 (3.15%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.15%) Change Management
6 4 (3.15%) Information Security
6 4 (3.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.15%) Time Management
7 3 (2.36%) SDLC
8 2 (1.57%) BDD
8 2 (1.57%) CAPI
8 2 (1.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (1.57%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (1.57%) Microservices
8 2 (1.57%) Presales
8 2 (1.57%) Server Hardening
8 2 (1.57%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 92 (72.44%) SQL
2 86 (67.72%) PL/SQL
3 51 (40.16%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.94%) Java
5 2 (1.57%) AWK
5 2 (1.57%) Bourne shell
5 2 (1.57%) Clojure
5 2 (1.57%) Go
5 2 (1.57%) Groovy
5 2 (1.57%) Korn
5 2 (1.57%) Perl
5 2 (1.57%) PHP
6 1 (0.79%) C++
6 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 127 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 41 (32.28%) OCA
3 15 (11.81%) Degree
4 8 (6.30%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.36%) MCSE
5 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.57%) CISSP
6 2 (1.57%) MCSD
6 2 (1.57%) RHCE
6 2 (1.57%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 71 (55.91%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (4.72%) Oracle Clusterware
2 6 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.57%) Docker
3 2 (1.57%) GlusterFS
3 2 (1.57%) HDFS
3 2 (1.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 84 (66.14%) Data Guard
2 79 (62.20%) Oracle RMAN
3 30 (23.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 20 (15.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (1.57%) Ansible
5 2 (1.57%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (1.57%) Puppet
5 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (1.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 123 (96.85%) Oracle
2 6 (4.72%) SAP
3 5 (3.94%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.15%) VMware
5 2 (1.57%) Brocade
5 2 (1.57%) EMC
5 2 (1.57%) HP
5 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.57%) StorageTek
5 2 (1.57%) Sun
5 2 (1.57%) Veritas
6 1 (0.79%) Tableau
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