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 3 months to 25 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Certification
UK
3 months to
25 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 832 876 896
Rank change year-on-year +44 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 37 56 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.057% 0.067%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 64
Median salary £37,688 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.78% -15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £53,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21265 26803 29435
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.71% 27.17% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16604 21557 23107
Median salary £45,415 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.38% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Sun Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Sun Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Sun Certification in the UK

Sun Certification
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 May 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 +56 35 £37,500 -6.25% 5
East of England +16 12 £35,000 -24.32% 1
Cambridge - 10 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 10 £35,000 -
South East +56 8 £33,000 +1.53% 1
East Midlands +16 8 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Midlands +12 7 £37,500 -6.25%
North West - 7 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +9 5 £40,000 -
Northampton +7 5 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes +2 5 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire 0 5 £40,000 -
Coventry -3 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Nottinghamshire - 3 £75,000 - 2
Cheshire - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 £75,000 - 2
Altrincham - 3 £42,500 -
Knutsford - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 £42,500 -
London +50 2 £70,000 +33.33%
City of London +24 2 £70,000 +27.27%
Birmingham -8 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Hampshire - 2 £29,000 -
Scotland +17 1 £42,500 -
Staffordshire +14 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +13 1 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +13 1 £50,000 - 1
Lichfield +10 1 £50,000 -
Essex - 1 £22,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £33,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 56 (86.15%) Java
2 45 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (40.00%) J2EE
4 24 (36.92%) Spring
4 24 (36.92%) Degree
4 24 (36.92%) SDLC
5 23 (35.38%) Sun
6 22 (33.85%) Software Engineering
7 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
8 19 (29.23%) Oracle
8 19 (29.23%) Hibernate
9 18 (27.69%) HTML
9 18 (27.69%) Test Automation
10 14 (21.54%) Computer Science
10 14 (21.54%) CSS
10 14 (21.54%) Scrum
11 13 (20.00%) Web Services
12 12 (18.46%) XML
12 12 (18.46%) Finance
12 12 (18.46%) Management Information System
12 12 (18.46%) Project Management
12 12 (18.46%) Natural Language Processing
13 11 (16.92%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (16.92%) TDD
13 11 (16.92%) Banking
14 10 (15.38%) Text Mining
14 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
14 10 (15.38%) RESTful
14 10 (15.38%) Unix
14 10 (15.38%) JSP

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 6 (9.23%) CMS
1 6 (9.23%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (9.23%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.15%) nginx
3 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.08%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.08%) JBoss
4 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.54%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) Confluence
5 1 (1.54%) Drupal
5 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.54%) Jetty
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.54%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.08%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) IaaS
1 6 (9.23%) PaaS
1 6 (9.23%) SaaS
2 5 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (6.15%) Google Compute Engine
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.08%) CloudFront
5 2 (3.08%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) HTTP
2 6 (9.23%) Internet
2 6 (9.23%) Skype
3 2 (3.08%) Firewall
3 2 (3.08%) FTP
3 2 (3.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.08%) Network Security
3 2 (3.08%) SMTP
3 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.08%) VPN
3 2 (3.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) Data Mining
1 10 (15.38%) Text Mining
2 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.23%) DB2
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.62%) MySQL
6 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (3.08%) Informix
7 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.54%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.77%) Gradle
2 7 (10.77%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.77%) Maven
3 5 (7.69%) JUnit
3 5 (7.69%) Mockito
3 5 (7.69%) Subversion
4 4 (6.15%) Bitbucket
4 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.15%) IntelliJ
4 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.62%) Selenium
5 3 (4.62%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.08%) JIRA
6 2 (3.08%) Spock
7 1 (1.54%) Ant
7 1 (1.54%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 11 (16.92%) Banking
3 7 (10.77%) Investment Banking
4 6 (9.23%) Marketing
5 4 (6.15%) Games
5 4 (6.15%) Law
6 2 (3.08%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.08%) Retail
7 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (53.85%) Developer
2 31 (47.69%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Digital Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.23%) J2EE Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Designer
5 4 (6.15%) Java Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Junior
5 4 (6.15%) Junior Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Junior Java Developer
5 4 (6.15%) UX Designer
6 3 (4.62%) Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.00%) J2EE
2 24 (36.92%) Spring
3 19 (29.23%) Hibernate
4 18 (27.69%) HTML
5 14 (21.54%) CSS
6 13 (20.00%) Web Services
7 12 (18.46%) Natural Language Processing
7 12 (18.46%) XML
8 10 (15.38%) JSP
8 10 (15.38%) RESTful
9 8 (12.31%) .NET
10 7 (10.77%) jQuery
11 6 (9.23%) .NET Framework
11 6 (9.23%) EJB
11 6 (9.23%) HTML5
12 5 (7.69%) CSS3
13 4 (6.15%) Guice
13 4 (6.15%) REST
13 4 (6.15%) Servlets
13 4 (6.15%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Computer Science
2 12 (18.46%) Management Information System
3 10 (15.38%) Algorithms
3 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (15.38%) Data Structures
4 8 (12.31%) IVR
5 6 (9.23%) Client/Server
5 6 (9.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (9.23%) Social Media
5 6 (9.23%) User Experience
6 3 (4.62%) NHS
7 2 (3.08%) Digital Media
7 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.08%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (3.08%) PMI
7 2 (3.08%) RIA
7 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.54%) Eurex
8 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Unix
2 6 (9.23%) Linux
3 5 (7.69%) Solaris
4 3 (4.62%) Android
4 3 (4.62%) Windows
5 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.92%) SDLC
3 22 (33.85%) Software Engineering
4 18 (27.69%) Test Automation
5 14 (21.54%) Scrum
6 12 (18.46%) Project Management
7 11 (16.92%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (16.92%) TDD
8 9 (13.85%) BDD
8 9 (13.85%) Open Source
8 9 (13.85%) Waterfall
9 8 (12.31%) Change Management
9 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
10 7 (10.77%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (10.77%) High Availability
10 7 (10.77%) ITIL
11 6 (9.23%) Data Architecture
11 6 (9.23%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (9.23%) Information Architecture
11 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (86.15%) Java
2 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.85%) SQL
4 8 (12.31%) C#
5 2 (3.08%) Apex Code
5 2 (3.08%) PHP
5 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.08%) Python
6 1 (1.54%) C++
6 1 (1.54%) Go
6 1 (1.54%) Perl
6 1 (1.54%) PHP 4
6 1 (1.54%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 24 (36.92%) Degree
2 10 (15.38%) PhD
3 6 (9.23%) OCMJEA
4 4 (6.15%) ISEB
4 4 (6.15%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.15%) OCMJD
5 2 (3.08%) CISSP
5 2 (3.08%) MCSE
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.08%) RHCE
5 2 (3.08%) SCNA
5 2 (3.08%) SCSA
6 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.54%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.54%) MCP
6 1 (1.54%) OCPJP
6 1 (1.54%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (3.08%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Ansible
2 2 (3.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Sun
2 19 (29.23%) Oracle
3 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.23%) Sitecore
5 5 (7.69%) Google
6 2 (3.08%) Adobe
6 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.08%) Lotus
6 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.08%) Sybase
7 1 (1.54%) BEA
7 1 (1.54%) IBM
7 1 (1.54%) Perforce
7 1 (1.54%) Remedy
7 1 (1.54%) SAP
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