Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1118 1103 1086
Rank change year-on-year -15 -17 +38
Permanent jobs citing OCP 85 121 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.064% 0.094%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.24% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 59 59 191
UK median annual salary £35,000 £51,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.37% -7.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,200 £37,831 £31,000
90th Percentile £54,000 £72,500 £63,750
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 43333 49803 60178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.05% 26.19% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33316 39954 48070
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +27 75 £35,000 -31.37% 3
UK excluding London +46 56 £35,000 -31.37% 2
London -23 26 £42,500 -19.05% 2
East of England +19 16 £33,000 -
South East +49 12 £47,500 -42.07% 1
Midlands +46 12 £39,750 -22.06%
West Midlands +18 9 £44,000 -13.73%
Yorkshire +13 9 £35,000 -
North of England -11 9 £35,000 -
Scotland - 6 £30,000 - 1
East Midlands +32 3 £32,500 -
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 85 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 81 (95.29%) Oracle
3 56 (65.88%) SQL
4 47 (55.29%) Oracle Database
5 46 (54.12%) Performance Tuning
5 46 (54.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 38 (44.71%) PL/SQL
7 35 (41.18%) Data Guard
8 34 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 31 (36.47%) Oracle RMAN
10 30 (35.29%) SQL Server
11 29 (34.12%) Linux
12 28 (32.94%) Unix
13 25 (29.41%) Java
14 23 (27.06%) Shell Script
15 22 (25.88%) Microsoft Excel
15 22 (25.88%) Degree
16 21 (24.71%) ITIL
17 19 (22.35%) J2EE
17 19 (22.35%) MySQL
17 19 (22.35%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (22.35%) Computer Science
18 18 (21.18%) Oracle RAC
18 18 (21.18%) High Availability
19 17 (20.00%) iPad
19 17 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
19 17 (20.00%) Oracle Retail
19 17 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 17 (20.00%) Retail
19 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Office

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 8 (9.41%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.24%) JBoss
2 7 (8.24%) OpenStack
2 7 (8.24%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.53%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (25.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) PaaS
2 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) SAN
1 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.35%) DNS
2 2 (2.35%) FCoE
2 2 (2.35%) Firewall
2 2 (2.35%) Internet
2 2 (2.35%) iSCSI
2 2 (2.35%) LDAP
3 1 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.18%) Intranet
3 1 (1.18%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.18%) VPN
3 1 (1.18%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (55.29%) Oracle Database
2 46 (54.12%) Oracle Database 11g
3 34 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 30 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 19 (22.35%) MySQL
6 16 (18.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 16 (18.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (18.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (12.94%) RDBMS
7 11 (12.94%) Relational Database
8 9 (10.59%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (8.24%) DB2
9 7 (8.24%) MariaDB
10 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.18%) OLAP
11 1 (1.18%) OLTP
11 1 (1.18%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.06%) HP UFT
2 6 (7.06%) Selenium
3 5 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 5 (5.88%) LoadRunner
4 4 (4.71%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.18%) Ant
6 1 (1.18%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.18%) Hudson
6 1 (1.18%) JIRA
6 1 (1.18%) JUnit
6 1 (1.18%) Maven
6 1 (1.18%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.18%) ProC
6 1 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.18%) Subversion
6 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (20.00%) Retail
2 14 (16.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.18%) Advertising
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.18%) International Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (52.94%) DBA
2 44 (51.76%) Oracle DBA
3 40 (47.06%) Administrator
4 17 (20.00%) Consultant
5 14 (16.47%) Developer
6 12 (14.12%) Java Developer
7 11 (12.94%) Java Consultant
7 11 (12.94%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (7.06%) Implementation Consultant
9 5 (5.88%) Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) Junior
10 4 (4.71%) Senior DBA
10 4 (4.71%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 3 (3.53%) Junior Developer
11 3 (3.53%) Junior Java Developer
11 3 (3.53%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.35%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.35%) J2EE
2 9 (10.59%) Spring
3 8 (9.41%) Hibernate
3 8 (9.41%) REST
3 8 (9.41%) SOAP
4 7 (8.24%) JPA
4 7 (8.24%) Spring MVC
5 6 (7.06%) MSMQ
6 5 (5.88%) Gherkin
7 4 (4.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (3.53%) HTML
8 3 (3.53%) Swing
9 2 (2.35%) HTML5
10 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.18%) Google Maps API
10 1 (1.18%) Java SE
10 1 (1.18%) jQuery
10 1 (1.18%) JSON
10 1 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.18%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Computer Science
2 17 (20.00%) iPad
3 16 (18.82%) Management Information System
4 10 (11.76%) Clustering
5 3 (3.53%) Replication
6 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.35%) User Experience
7 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.18%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.12%) Linux
2 28 (32.94%) Unix
3 7 (8.24%) Windows
4 6 (7.06%) Solaris
5 4 (4.71%) AIX
6 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.18%) Android
8 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.18%) CentOS
8 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.12%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (24.71%) ITIL
3 19 (22.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (21.18%) High Availability
5 17 (20.00%) CRM
5 17 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
5 17 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 12 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (12.94%) Data Conversion
7 11 (12.94%) Time Management
8 10 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (10.59%) Customer Requirements
10 8 (9.41%) Scrum
11 7 (8.24%) Kanban
11 7 (8.24%) MVC
11 7 (8.24%) RUP
12 6 (7.06%) Coaching
12 6 (7.06%) Process Improvement
12 6 (7.06%) Project Management
12 6 (7.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 56 (65.88%) SQL
2 38 (44.71%) PL/SQL
3 25 (29.41%) Java
4 23 (27.06%) Shell Script
5 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.71%) Perl
7 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.53%) C-shell
7 3 (3.53%) Korn
8 2 (2.35%) C
8 2 (2.35%) PHP
8 2 (2.35%) Ruby
9 1 (1.18%) AWK
9 1 (1.18%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.18%) HQL
9 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 85 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 22 (25.88%) Degree
3 9 (10.59%) OCA
4 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 5 (5.88%) MCP
5 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.88%) SAP Certification
6 3 (3.53%) RHCE
7 2 (2.35%) CCNA
7 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.18%) MySQL Certification
8 1 (1.18%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 18 (21.18%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (8.24%) Docker
3 3 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.18%) GlusterFS
5 1 (1.18%) vCloud
5 1 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (41.18%) Data Guard
2 31 (36.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (10.59%) Ansible
3 9 (10.59%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (10.59%) Puppet
4 7 (8.24%) Kubernetes
4 7 (8.24%) Terraform
5 5 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (3.53%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (2.35%) Icinga
7 2 (2.35%) Kibana
7 2 (2.35%) logstash
7 2 (2.35%) Nagios
7 2 (2.35%) Prometheus
7 2 (2.35%) Salt
8 1 (1.18%) Netcool
8 1 (1.18%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 81 (95.29%) Oracle
2 9 (10.59%) HP
2 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.24%) IBM
4 5 (5.88%) SAP
5 3 (3.53%) Veritas
5 3 (3.53%) VMware
6 2 (2.35%) Kaspersky
6 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.35%) Sun
6 2 (2.35%) Veeam
7 1 (1.18%) Brocade
7 1 (1.18%) EMC
7 1 (1.18%) Informatica
7 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.18%) StorageTek
7 1 (1.18%) TOWER Software