Period
to 23 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1019 1113 1130
Rank change year-on-year +94 +17 +14
Permanent jobs citing OCP 58 58 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.035% 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 51 50 52
UK median annual salary £60,000 £53,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.63% +34.38% -23.81%
10th Percentile £40,383 £36,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £66,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +25.00% +6.67%

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 32,821 39,001 43,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.44% 23.59% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 23,835 28,921 33,066
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 +71 44 £52,000 -0.95% 5
UK excluding London +45 39 £52,000 +4.00% 4
South West - 15 £52,000 -
South East +40 13 £62,500 +56.25% 2
London +71 9 £67,500 +17.39% 1
Midlands +41 5 £47,500 +26.67%
Scotland +16 4 £60,000 +9.09%
East Midlands +25 3 £53,750 +43.33%
West Midlands +34 2 £40,500 +8.00%
East of England +69 1 £50,000 -
North West +23 1 £47,500 +26.67% 2
North of England -2 1 £47,500 +26.67% 2

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 58 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 41 (70.69%) Oracle
3 34 (58.62%) SQL
4 32 (55.17%) Linux
5 31 (53.45%) Java
5 31 (53.45%) Relational Database
6 27 (46.55%) Unix
7 25 (43.10%) OCA
8 21 (36.21%) HP
9 18 (31.03%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (29.31%) PL/SQL
11 16 (27.59%) OO
11 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
12 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
13 14 (24.14%) Android
13 14 (24.14%) HP Quality Center
13 14 (24.14%) Mobile App
13 14 (24.14%) Mobile Application Development
13 14 (24.14%) Oracle Database
13 14 (24.14%) Android Development
13 14 (24.14%) iOS Development
13 14 (24.14%) Apple iOS
13 14 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (24.14%) Test Strategy
13 14 (24.14%) Software Engineering
13 14 (24.14%) Psychology
13 14 (24.14%) Test Management
13 14 (24.14%) Test Scripting
13 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Excel
13 14 (24.14%) Swing

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 14 (24.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) AWS
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon ECS
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon EKS
3 2 (3.45%) IaaS
3 2 (3.45%) PaaS
3 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) Fibre Channel
1 9 (15.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (53.45%) Relational Database
2 18 (31.03%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (24.14%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (6.90%) MySQL
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
6 3 (5.17%) Big Data
6 3 (5.17%) MariaDB
6 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) HP UFT
1 14 (24.14%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.45%) Subversion
2 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (18.97%) Public Sector
2 4 (6.90%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Games
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Administrator
2 14 (24.14%) Analyst
2 14 (24.14%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) Java Developer
2 14 (24.14%) Technical Analyst
3 13 (22.41%) Technical Test Analyst
3 13 (22.41%) Test Analyst
4 12 (20.69%) DBA
5 9 (15.52%) Oracle DBA
5 9 (15.52%) Unix Administrator
6 7 (12.07%) Solaris Administrator
7 5 (8.62%) Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) AWS Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Oracle Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Senior DBA
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 2 (3.45%) Software Development Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) Servlets
1 14 (24.14%) Swing
2 2 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (55.17%) Linux
2 27 (46.55%) Unix
3 14 (24.14%) Android
3 14 (24.14%) Apple iOS
4 10 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (17.24%) Solaris
5 9 (15.52%) CentOS
6 4 (6.90%) Windows
7 1 (1.72%) AIX
7 1 (1.72%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) OO
2 14 (24.14%) Android Development
2 14 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (24.14%) Defect Management
2 14 (24.14%) iOS Development
2 14 (24.14%) Mobile Application Development
2 14 (24.14%) OOA/OOD
2 14 (24.14%) Psychology
2 14 (24.14%) Software Engineering
2 14 (24.14%) Test Management
2 14 (24.14%) Test Scripting
2 14 (24.14%) Test Strategy
3 13 (22.41%) Software Testing
4 10 (17.24%) Mathematics
5 7 (12.07%) Benchmarking
5 7 (12.07%) Business Continuity
5 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
5 7 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (6.90%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (58.62%) SQL
2 31 (53.45%) Java
3 17 (29.31%) PL/SQL
4 14 (24.14%) C
4 14 (24.14%) VB
5 12 (20.69%) Shell Script
6 9 (15.52%) AWK
6 9 (15.52%) Bourne shell
6 9 (15.52%) Korn
6 9 (15.52%) Perl
7 3 (5.17%) Python
8 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 58 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 25 (43.10%) OCA
3 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
4 14 (24.14%) MCP
4 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (24.14%) SAP Certification
5 13 (22.41%) DV Cleared
6 12 (20.69%) Degree
6 12 (20.69%) ISTQB
7 9 (15.52%) RHCE
7 9 (15.52%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (15.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (12.07%) GlusterFS
4 4 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) HP ALM
1 14 (24.14%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (15.52%) NetBackup
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle ZFS
2 9 (15.52%) Red Hat Satellite
2 9 (15.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 8 (13.79%) Data Guard
4 7 (12.07%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (12.07%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 4 (6.90%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (5.17%) Terraform
7 2 (3.45%) Ansible
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 41 (70.69%) Oracle
2 21 (36.21%) HP
3 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 14 (24.14%) SAP
5 9 (15.52%) Brocade
5 9 (15.52%) Centrify
5 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
5 9 (15.52%) Sun
5 9 (15.52%) Veritas
6 7 (12.07%) EMC
6 7 (12.07%) StorageTek
6 7 (12.07%) VMware