Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1172 1180 1272
Rank change year-on-year +8 +92 -14
Permanent jobs citing OCPJP 5 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.004% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.012% 0.017% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 37
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £50,000 £42,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,800 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 41,015 42,151 55,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.59% 24.94% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 31,044 33,056 44,635
UK median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% -1.10% +1.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,898 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.90% -1.18% +6.25%

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 25 May 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 -8 5 £55,000 +22.22% 2
UK excluding London -2 3 - - 2
North of England -10 3 - - 1
North West - 3 - - 1
London -5 2 £55,000 -8.33%

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT jobs citing OCPJP 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 OCPJP.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Law
2 3 (60.00%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Wealth Management
2 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Arduino
2 3 (60.00%) TypeScript
2 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) React
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) Java 8
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) BlazeMeter
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) JMeter
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer in Test
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (60.00%) React
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Arduino
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (60.00%) Extreme Programming
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Wealth Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Java 8
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sun