Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Certification
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1068 1084 1136
Rank change year-on-year +16 +52 -6
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 50 97 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.056% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 70 63
UK median annual salary £57,500 £58,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.13% +46.88% -
10th Percentile £37,550 £30,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -

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 36,614 41,225 45,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.11% 23.77% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 26,767 32,015 35,733
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 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 +31 45 £57,500 -4.17% 10
London +56 38 £58,750 -16.07% 1
UK excluding London +6 7 £45,000 +11.11% 9
South East +48 3 £75,000 +66.67% 1
North of England +25 2 £37,500 - 6
Midlands +16 2 £37,500 -7.41% 1
North West +15 2 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 40 (80.00%) Java
2 34 (68.00%) Finance
3 31 (62.00%) Software Engineering
4 28 (56.00%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (54.00%) Software Testing
5 27 (54.00%) SQL
6 25 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 24 (48.00%) JavaScript
8 22 (44.00%) SOAP
8 22 (44.00%) Node.js
8 22 (44.00%) React
9 21 (42.00%) API Integration
9 21 (42.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 21 (42.00%) Analytics
9 21 (42.00%) Asset Management
9 21 (42.00%) Facilities Management
9 21 (42.00%) CCTV
9 21 (42.00%) CAFM
10 16 (32.00%) Oracle
11 14 (28.00%) QA
12 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (20.00%) Linux
13 10 (20.00%) Coaching
14 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
15 8 (16.00%) Unix
15 8 (16.00%) ITIL
16 7 (14.00%) Solaris
16 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
16 7 (14.00%) Oracle Certification
16 7 (14.00%) RHCE

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 2 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) Captiva
2 1 (2.00%) Documentum
2 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (4.00%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (42.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (8.00%) Blockchain
4 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.00%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.00%) MySQL
6 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) JUnit
2 1 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 34 (68.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Administrator
3 7 (14.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Node.js Developer
3 7 (14.00%) React Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) Trainer
5 3 (6.00%) Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Development Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) QA Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.00%) Node.js
1 22 (44.00%) React
1 22 (44.00%) SOAP
2 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.00%) Java EE
3 1 (2.00%) Ajax
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) CSS3
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) HTML5
3 1 (2.00%) J2EE
3 1 (2.00%) JFC
3 1 (2.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.00%) Spring
3 1 (2.00%) Struts
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.00%) CCTV
2 5 (10.00%) e-Learning
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Fintech
4 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.00%) Unix
3 7 (14.00%) CentOS
3 7 (14.00%) Solaris
4 2 (4.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (56.00%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (54.00%) Software Testing
4 21 (42.00%) Analytics
4 21 (42.00%) API Integration
4 21 (42.00%) Asset Management
4 21 (42.00%) CAFM
4 21 (42.00%) Facilities Management
5 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (20.00%) Coaching
7 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
8 8 (16.00%) ITIL
9 7 (14.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (12.00%) Power Management
11 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement
11 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
12 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
12 4 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
12 4 (8.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (80.00%) Java
2 27 (54.00%) SQL
3 24 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (10.00%) C#
5 5 (10.00%) C++
5 5 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle Certification
1 7 (14.00%) RHCE
2 6 (12.00%) Degree
3 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.00%) MCSA
3 5 (10.00%) MCSD
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.00%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.00%) SAP
3 2 (4.00%) Sun
4 1 (2.00%) Apple
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) Sybase