Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Certification
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 732 1096 1123
Rank change year-on-year +364 +27 +50
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 44 15 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.011% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.044% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 44 17 52
Median annual salary £115,000 £35,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +228.57% -41.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £53,750 £27,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £143,750 £70,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £32,872 £50,000
% change year-on-year +36.89% -34.26% +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 14,358 34,254 40,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.08% 23.99% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 10,380 24,851 30,119
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Sun Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun Certification in the UK

Sun Certification
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Sun Certification.

Salary trend for Sun Certification in the UK

Sun Certification
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Sun Certification over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Sun Certification in the UK

Sun Certification
Top 7 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 8 August 2020. 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 +343 40 £115,000 +228.57% 4
London +242 37 £115,000 +91.67% 3
UK excluding London +283 7 £45,000 +36.89% 1
Wales - 4 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £65,000 - 1
North of England - 2 £65,000 - 1
South East +178 1 £55,000 +83.33%

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 44 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (95.45%) Web Services
2 42 (95.45%) Python
3 41 (93.18%) SQL
4 39 (88.64%) AWS
4 39 (88.64%) Microservices
5 38 (86.36%) Kubernetes
5 38 (86.36%) Apigee
5 38 (86.36%) AWS Lambda
5 38 (86.36%) gRPC
5 38 (86.36%) Serverless
5 38 (86.36%) Technology Roadmap
5 38 (86.36%) Amazon ECS
5 38 (86.36%) Amazon Redshift
5 38 (86.36%) Docker
5 38 (86.36%) DevOps
5 38 (86.36%) Mentoring
5 38 (86.36%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (86.36%) MySQL
5 38 (86.36%) SQL Server
5 38 (86.36%) Apache
6 36 (81.82%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (81.82%) Back Office
6 36 (81.82%) Finance
6 36 (81.82%) Banking
6 36 (81.82%) Asset Management
6 36 (81.82%) Google
6 36 (81.82%) Investment Management
6 36 (81.82%) OAuth
6 36 (81.82%) Hedge funds

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 38 (86.36%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 39 (88.64%) AWS
2 38 (86.36%) Amazon ECS
2 38 (86.36%) Apigee
2 38 (86.36%) AWS Lambda
2 38 (86.36%) Serverless
3 36 (81.82%) Azure
3 36 (81.82%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (86.36%) Amazon Redshift
1 38 (86.36%) MySQL
1 38 (86.36%) PostgreSQL
1 38 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 36 (81.82%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.09%) Neo4j
3 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (81.82%) Artifactory
1 36 (81.82%) GitLab
1 36 (81.82%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 36 (81.82%) Back Office
1 36 (81.82%) Banking
1 36 (81.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (88.64%) Architect
1 39 (88.64%) Solutions Architect
2 38 (86.36%) AWS Architect
2 38 (86.36%) AWS Solutions Architect
2 38 (86.36%) Java Architect
2 38 (86.36%) Java Solutions Architect
3 36 (81.82%) Cloud Architect
3 36 (81.82%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 36 (81.82%) Data Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Redshift Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (95.45%) Web Services
2 38 (86.36%) gRPC
3 36 (81.82%) OAuth
3 36 (81.82%) Swagger
4 6 (13.64%) Spring
5 5 (11.36%) Spring Boot
6 4 (9.09%) Dropwizard
6 4 (9.09%) Java EE
6 4 (9.09%) JMX
6 4 (9.09%) JPA
6 4 (9.09%) JSF
6 4 (9.09%) RESTful
7 3 (6.82%) Kafka
8 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (81.82%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (88.64%) Microservices
2 38 (86.36%) DevOps
2 38 (86.36%) Mentoring
2 38 (86.36%) Technology Roadmap
3 36 (81.82%) Asset Management
3 36 (81.82%) Investment Management
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.09%) BDD
5 4 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.09%) Dependency Management
5 4 (9.09%) Release Management
5 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (2.27%) Analytics
6 1 (2.27%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.27%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 1 (2.27%) SDLC
6 1 (2.27%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (95.45%) Python
3 41 (93.18%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 38 (86.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 38 (86.36%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) Google
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) Perforce