Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Certification
UK
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 630 1050 1110
Rank change year-on-year +420 +60 +9
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 57 18 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.013% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.058% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 61 22 41
Median annual salary £115,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% +15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £87,500 £27,875 £36,250
90th Percentile £143,750 £71,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +44.44% +5.88% +2.41%

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 10,524 31,249 38,957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.16% 22.86% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7,905 22,988 28,809
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 31 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Sun Certification in the UK

Sun Certification
Top 8 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 31 October 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 +413 57 £115,000 +100.00% 1
London +311 54 £115,000 +95.74% 1
Work from Home - 4 £90,000 - 2
UK excluding London +306 3 £65,000 +44.44% 1
North of England - 2 £65,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £65,000 -
Midlands +124 1 £50,000 +11.11%
West Midlands +106 1 £50,000 +66.67%

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 57 (100.00%) Java
2 56 (98.25%) Microservices
3 55 (96.49%) MySQL
3 55 (96.49%) AWS
4 54 (94.74%) PostgreSQL
4 54 (94.74%) Web Services
4 54 (94.74%) SQL Server
4 54 (94.74%) Apache
4 54 (94.74%) Python
4 54 (94.74%) Mentoring
4 54 (94.74%) Kubernetes
4 54 (94.74%) Amazon Redshift
4 54 (94.74%) Docker
4 54 (94.74%) Apigee
4 54 (94.74%) AWS Lambda
4 54 (94.74%) gRPC
4 54 (94.74%) Serverless
4 54 (94.74%) Technology Roadmap
4 54 (94.74%) Amazon ECS
5 50 (87.72%) DevOps
6 49 (85.96%) Jenkins
6 49 (85.96%) Google
6 49 (85.96%) SQL
7 48 (84.21%) Back Office
7 48 (84.21%) Finance
7 48 (84.21%) Data Warehouse
7 48 (84.21%) Asset Management
7 48 (84.21%) OAuth
7 48 (84.21%) Banking
7 48 (84.21%) Investment Management

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 54 (94.74%) Apache
2 4 (7.02%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.02%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) Confluence
3 1 (1.75%) Mule
3 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (1.75%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 55 (96.49%) AWS
2 54 (94.74%) Amazon ECS
2 54 (94.74%) Apigee
2 54 (94.74%) AWS Lambda
2 54 (94.74%) Serverless
3 48 (84.21%) Azure
3 48 (84.21%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (96.49%) MySQL
2 54 (94.74%) Amazon Redshift
2 54 (94.74%) PostgreSQL
2 54 (94.74%) SQL Server
3 48 (84.21%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.75%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.75%) KDB
4 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 49 (85.96%) Jenkins
2 48 (84.21%) Artifactory
2 48 (84.21%) GitLab
3 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) Postman
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.75%) Toad
General
1 48 (84.21%) Back Office
1 48 (84.21%) Banking
1 48 (84.21%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 55 (96.49%) Architect
1 55 (96.49%) Solutions Architect
2 54 (94.74%) Java Architect
2 54 (94.74%) Java Solutions Architect
3 52 (91.23%) AWS Architect
3 52 (91.23%) AWS Solutions Architect
4 48 (84.21%) Cloud Architect
4 48 (84.21%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 48 (84.21%) Data Architect
5 2 (3.51%) Java Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Java Software Architect
5 2 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Redshift Architect
5 2 (3.51%) Senior Architect
5 2 (3.51%) Senior Java Architect
5 2 (3.51%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.51%) Software Architect
5 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Core Java Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (94.74%) gRPC
1 54 (94.74%) Web Services
2 48 (84.21%) OAuth
2 48 (84.21%) Swagger
3 7 (12.28%) Kafka
4 4 (7.02%) GraphQL
4 4 (7.02%) WebSockets
5 1 (1.75%) JSON
5 1 (1.75%) Middleware
5 1 (1.75%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.75%) SOAP
5 1 (1.75%) Spring
5 1 (1.75%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.75%) XML
5 1 (1.75%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (84.21%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
2 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (98.25%) Microservices
2 54 (94.74%) Mentoring
2 54 (94.74%) Technology Roadmap
3 50 (87.72%) DevOps
4 48 (84.21%) Asset Management
4 48 (84.21%) Investment Management
5 3 (5.26%) Analytics
6 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.51%) Defect Management
6 2 (3.51%) SDLC
6 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.75%) API Testing
7 1 (1.75%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.75%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (1.75%) Open Source
7 1 (1.75%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (1.75%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 1 (1.75%) System Testing
7 1 (1.75%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (94.74%) Python
3 49 (85.96%) SQL
4 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
1 1 (1.75%) ISEB
1 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 54 (94.74%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 54 (94.74%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 49 (85.96%) Google
2 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg
2 1 (1.75%) ION Trading
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle
2 1 (1.75%) SAP
2 1 (1.75%) Tradeweb