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 3 months to 29 June 2017 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 885 927 971
Rank change year-on-year +42 +44  
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 4 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.013% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.018% 0.050% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 7
UK median annual salary £45,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -22.22%  
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £48,000 £52,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +30.00% -22.22%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21812 26092 30465
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.53% 26.60% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 35594 44568 49436
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 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 3 months to 29 June 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 +47 4 £45,500 +30.00%
UK excluding London +17 4 £45,500 +30.00%
North of England -4 4 £45,500 +1.11%

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) JAXB
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) JSON
2 4 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Jetty
2 4 (66.67%) JAX-WS
2 4 (66.67%) Apache CXF
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) Apache Camel
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (66.67%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) Java EE
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP

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 4 (66.67%) Jetty
1 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) JAXB
1 6 (100.00%) JSON
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (66.67%) Apache Camel
2 4 (66.67%) Apache CXF
2 4 (66.67%) JAX-WS
2 4 (66.67%) JMS
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Java EE
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript