Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OCPJP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1165 1171 1244
Rank change year-on-year +6 +73 +3
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 14 9 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.005% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.035% 0.020% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 49
UK median annual salary £63,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £52,025 £42,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,250 £64,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £48,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +21.88% -

OCPJP 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 40,452 45,204 57,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.53% 25.69% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 31,402 35,912 46,212
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

OCPJP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OCPJP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OCPJP in the UK

OCPJP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OCPJP.

Salary trend for OCPJP in the UK

OCPJP
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCPJP within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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 +21 14 £63,500 +27.00% 2
Yorkshire +22 1 £52,500 +5.00%
North of England +5 1 £52,500 +5.00% 1
UK excluding London +3 1 £52,500 +7.69% 1
London +2 1 £55,000 -8.33% 1

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing OCPJP 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 OCPJP.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 13 (92.86%) Sun Certification
2 13 (92.86%) JMS
2 13 (92.86%) Sun
2 13 (92.86%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
2 13 (92.86%) XML
2 13 (92.86%) Spring
2 13 (92.86%) Java EE
2 13 (92.86%) HTML5
3 12 (85.71%) Multithreading
3 12 (85.71%) WebSphere
3 12 (85.71%) Java SE
3 12 (85.71%) CSS3
3 12 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (85.71%) OCPJWCD
3 12 (85.71%) OCMJD
3 12 (85.71%) Multithreaded Programming
3 12 (85.71%) IT Strategy
3 12 (85.71%) Analytical Thinking
3 12 (85.71%) UML
3 12 (85.71%) OOA/OOD
3 12 (85.71%) Struts
3 12 (85.71%) Oracle
3 12 (85.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (85.71%) EJB
3 12 (85.71%) JSP
3 12 (85.71%) Servlets

OCPJP
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 12 (85.71%) MQSeries
1 12 (85.71%) WebSphere
1 12 (85.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) BlazeMeter
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) JMeter
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 12 (85.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
1 14 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 12 (85.71%) Lead Developer
2 12 (85.71%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer in Test
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer in Test
3 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Principal Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Principal Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) CSS
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
1 13 (92.86%) HTML5
1 13 (92.86%) Java EE
1 13 (92.86%) JMS
1 13 (92.86%) Spring
1 13 (92.86%) Web Services
1 13 (92.86%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) CSS3
2 12 (85.71%) EJB
2 12 (85.71%) Hibernate
2 12 (85.71%) Java SE
2 12 (85.71%) JSP
2 12 (85.71%) Middleware
2 12 (85.71%) Servlets
2 12 (85.71%) Struts
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Analytical Thinking
1 12 (85.71%) E-Commerce
1 12 (85.71%) IT Strategy
1 12 (85.71%) Multithreaded Programming
1 12 (85.71%) Multithreading
1 12 (85.71%) OOA/OOD
1 12 (85.71%) RAD
1 12 (85.71%) UML
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) OOD
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Sun Certification
2 12 (85.71%) OCMJD
2 12 (85.71%) OCPJWCD
2 12 (85.71%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Sun
2 12 (85.71%) Oracle