Period
to 25 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Sun Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Certification
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1095 1107 1126
Rank change year-on-year +12 +19 +69
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 18 95 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.055% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.051% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17 85 68
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +50.00% -
10th Percentile £31,945 £35,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £78,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,936 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -32.13% +25.00% -

Sun Certification 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 35,364 41,359 43,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.52% 23.77% 24.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25,387 31,044 33,776
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,898 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.23% +5.64% -

Sun Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun Certification in the UK

Sun Certification
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Sun Certification in the UK

Sun Certification
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sun Certification over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Sun Certification in the UK

Sun Certification
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the UK over the 6 months to 25 June 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 +21 18 £57,500 -4.17%
London +57 9 £57,500 -14.81%
UK excluding London +12 9 £33,936 -32.13%
South West +4 4 £32,872 -17.82%
Midlands +22 3 £55,000 +38.36%
West Midlands +26 2 £46,250 +2.78%
South East +36 1 £87,500 +75.00%
East Midlands +23 1 £55,000 +41.03%
North of England -2 1 - -
Yorkshire -6 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, IT jobs citing Sun Certification 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 Sun Certification.

1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) DevOps
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) Big Data
6 5 (27.78%) User Stories
6 5 (27.78%) Unix
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) OOP
6 5 (27.78%) OO
6 5 (27.78%) Java 8
7 4 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
7 4 (22.22%) Solaris
7 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (22.22%) RHCE
7 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
7 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 4 (22.22%) GIS
7 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Firewall
7 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
7 4 (22.22%) SpecFlow

Sun Certification
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 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.56%) Captiva
1 1 (5.56%) Documentum
1 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) BlazeMeter
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Big Data
2 4 (22.22%) Geospatial Data
2 4 (22.22%) GIS
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) BigQuery
3 1 (5.56%) Bigtable
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 4 (22.22%) SpecFlow
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) JMeter
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Test Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Administrator
4 4 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer in Test
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) JFC
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) Kafka
2 1 (5.56%) Memcached
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
1 5 (27.78%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) CentOS
2 4 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 5 (27.78%) OO
4 5 (27.78%) OOP
4 5 (27.78%) User Stories
5 4 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
5 4 (22.22%) BDD
5 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 4 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Java 8
4 4 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) Go
6 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (22.22%) RHCE
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.56%) OCMJEA
3 1 (5.56%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Sun