Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Certification
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1097 1173 1127
Rank change year-on-year +76 -46 +9
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 92 64 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.034% 0.078%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.13% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 65 77 163
UK median annual salary £51,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.75% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £30,800 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 43221 49687 59678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.99% 26.18% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33227 39832 47689
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,969
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Sun Certification in the UK

Sun Certification
Top 12 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 23 November 2017. 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 +68 91 £51,500 +28.75% 9
UK excluding London +45 55 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Midlands +30 34 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Midlands +44 33 £45,000 +12.50% 1
London +23 25 £75,000 +15.38% 2
North of England +16 13 £50,000 - 5
North West -8 12 £57,500 +238.24% 4
South East +24 7 £45,000 +12.50%
East of England +6 4 £45,000 -2.17%
Yorkshire +29 1 £50,000 -16.67% 1
West Midlands -2 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Scotland -10 1 £30,000 -36.84%

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Sun Certification 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 Sun Certification.

1 90 (97.83%) Java
2 72 (78.26%) SQL
3 61 (66.30%) XML
4 57 (61.96%) HTML
5 52 (56.52%) Sun
6 50 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (52.17%) Software Engineering
7 48 (52.17%) Oracle
7 48 (52.17%) jQuery
8 47 (51.09%) Spring
9 45 (48.91%) CSS
10 42 (45.65%) Hibernate
11 37 (40.22%) JavaScript
11 37 (40.22%) SDLC
12 33 (35.87%) Degree
12 33 (35.87%) RESTful
13 32 (34.78%) HTML5
13 32 (34.78%) QA
13 32 (34.78%) Subversion
14 31 (33.70%) OO
14 31 (33.70%) Secure Coding
15 30 (32.61%) J2EE
16 29 (31.52%) User Stories
16 29 (31.52%) Git (software)
17 28 (30.43%) MVC
18 26 (28.26%) Multithreading
19 25 (27.17%) Finance
20 24 (26.09%) TDD
20 24 (26.09%) Unit Testing
20 24 (26.09%) Integration Testing

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 19 (20.65%) Liferay
2 12 (13.04%) MQSeries
2 12 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 12 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (3.26%) Confluence
4 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.09%) CICS
5 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.09%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.17%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.78%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.17%) DB2
2 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.09%) IMS/DB
3 1 (1.09%) Informix
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (34.78%) Subversion
2 29 (31.52%) Git (software)
3 21 (22.83%) Maven
4 19 (20.65%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.35%) Selenium
6 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.26%) JUnit
6 3 (3.26%) SonarQube
6 3 (3.26%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.09%) Gradle
8 1 (1.09%) Sikuli
8 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (27.17%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Legal
3 6 (6.52%) Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.09%) Advertising
6 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.09%) Front Office
6 1 (1.09%) Games
6 1 (1.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (50.00%) Developer
2 45 (48.91%) Java Developer
3 23 (25.00%) Java Engineer
4 22 (23.91%) Software Engineer
5 21 (22.83%) Java Software Engineer
6 17 (18.48%) Architect
7 16 (17.39%) Lead Developer
7 16 (17.39%) Lead Java Developer
8 10 (10.87%) Senior Developer
8 10 (10.87%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (9.78%) Software Developer
10 8 (8.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 8 (8.70%) J2EE Software Engineer
10 8 (8.70%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
10 8 (8.70%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Consultant
12 3 (3.26%) Analyst
12 3 (3.26%) J2EE Architect
13 2 (2.17%) J2EE Developer
13 2 (2.17%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (66.30%) XML
2 57 (61.96%) HTML
3 48 (52.17%) jQuery
4 47 (51.09%) Spring
5 45 (48.91%) CSS
6 42 (45.65%) Hibernate
7 33 (35.87%) RESTful
8 32 (34.78%) HTML5
9 30 (32.61%) J2EE
10 22 (23.91%) Java EE
11 19 (20.65%) JSR 168
12 18 (19.57%) Ajax
13 17 (18.48%) AngularJS
13 17 (18.48%) D3.js
13 17 (18.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (18.48%) XSD
13 17 (18.48%) XSLT
14 16 (17.39%) Web Services
15 14 (15.22%) JMS
15 14 (15.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.87%) Fintech
3 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.35%) New Media
4 2 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.17%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.09%) BBC
5 1 (1.09%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.09%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.09%) PMI
5 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) RIA
5 1 (1.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.87%) Windows
2 9 (9.78%) Linux
3 3 (3.26%) Unix
4 2 (2.17%) Solaris
5 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (52.17%) Software Engineering
3 37 (40.22%) SDLC
4 31 (33.70%) OO
4 31 (33.70%) Secure Coding
5 29 (31.52%) User Stories
6 28 (30.43%) MVC
7 26 (28.26%) Multithreading
8 24 (26.09%) Integration Testing
8 24 (26.09%) TDD
8 24 (26.09%) Unit Testing
8 24 (26.09%) Waterfall
9 23 (25.00%) Project Planning
10 22 (23.91%) OOP
11 21 (22.83%) OOA/OOD
11 21 (22.83%) Workflow
12 19 (20.65%) CRM
12 19 (20.65%) ERP
12 19 (20.65%) Information Architecture
12 19 (20.65%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 90 (97.83%) Java
2 72 (78.26%) SQL
3 37 (40.22%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.70%) C
5 2 (2.17%) PHP
5 2 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (1.09%) C#
6 1 (1.09%) C++
6 1 (1.09%) COBOL
6 1 (1.09%) Go
6 1 (1.09%) PHP 4
6 1 (1.09%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.09%) R
6 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (35.87%) Degree
2 13 (14.13%) OCMJD
2 13 (14.13%) Oracle Certification
3 12 (13.04%) OCPJP
3 12 (13.04%) OCPJWCD
4 8 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.26%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.09%) OCP
7 1 (1.09%) PhD
7 1 (1.09%) PMP
7 1 (1.09%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (34.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.09%) Ansible
2 1 (1.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.09%) Puppet
2 1 (1.09%) SCCM
2 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 52 (56.52%) Sun
2 48 (52.17%) Oracle
3 8 (8.70%) Atlassian
3 8 (8.70%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (1.09%) Apigee
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.09%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.09%) Remedy
5 1 (1.09%) Sybase