Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Certification
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1097 1149 1139
Rank change year-on-year +52 -10 +21
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 81 73 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.038% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.15% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 71 86 148
UK median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £70,250 £65,625 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +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 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 42146 50330 59989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.21% 26.34% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32367 40426 47857
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +69 78 £45,000 +12.50% 5
UK excluding London +49 58 £40,500 +1.25% 1
Midlands +42 32 £40,500 +1.25% 1
East Midlands +49 30 £40,500 +1.25% 1
South East +54 14 £40,000 -
London +24 13 £71,250 +16.33% 4
North of England +21 12 £50,000 -
North West -8 10 £50,000 -
East of England +19 8 £45,000 -2.17%
West Midlands +1 6 £40,000 +14.29%
Yorkshire +24 2 £50,000 -16.67%
Scotland -9 2 £36,250 -23.68%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 77 (95.06%) Java
2 52 (64.20%) SQL
3 47 (58.02%) XML
4 46 (56.79%) HTML
5 45 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (55.56%) Software Engineering
6 44 (54.32%) Oracle
7 43 (53.09%) Sun
8 40 (49.38%) Spring
9 38 (46.91%) CSS
10 35 (43.21%) JavaScript
10 35 (43.21%) Degree
11 34 (41.98%) jQuery
11 34 (41.98%) Hibernate
12 30 (37.04%) RESTful
13 29 (35.80%) SDLC
14 27 (33.33%) Git (software)
14 27 (33.33%) OO
15 26 (32.10%) J2EE
16 25 (30.86%) Subversion
17 23 (28.40%) Unit Testing
17 23 (28.40%) QA
17 23 (28.40%) Secure Coding
18 22 (27.16%) HTML5
19 21 (25.93%) User Stories
20 20 (24.69%) Integration Testing
21 19 (23.46%) Multithreading
21 19 (23.46%) Java EE
21 19 (23.46%) Project Planning
21 19 (23.46%) Finance

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 9 (11.11%) MQSeries
1 9 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 9 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (9.88%) Liferay
3 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.47%) Confluence
4 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.47%) Jetty
5 1 (1.23%) Apache
5 1 (1.23%) CICS
5 1 (1.23%) Drupal
5 1 (1.23%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.47%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.94%) DB2
4 2 (2.47%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.47%) Informix
4 2 (2.47%) Text Mining
5 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.23%) IMS/DB
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 25 (30.86%) Subversion
3 12 (14.81%) Maven
4 9 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 5 (6.17%) JUnit
6 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.94%) Selenium
7 3 (3.70%) SonarQube
7 3 (3.70%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.47%) Gradle
8 2 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.23%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (23.46%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Legal
3 4 (4.94%) Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Law
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (60.49%) Developer
2 47 (58.02%) Java Developer
3 16 (19.75%) Java Engineer
3 16 (19.75%) Software Engineer
4 14 (17.28%) Java Software Engineer
4 14 (17.28%) Lead Developer
5 13 (16.05%) Lead Java Developer
6 10 (12.35%) Senior Developer
6 10 (12.35%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (8.64%) J2EE Developer
7 7 (8.64%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Architect
9 5 (6.17%) Consultant
9 5 (6.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Support Consultant
11 2 (2.47%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (58.02%) XML
2 46 (56.79%) HTML
3 40 (49.38%) Spring
4 38 (46.91%) CSS
5 34 (41.98%) Hibernate
5 34 (41.98%) jQuery
6 30 (37.04%) RESTful
7 26 (32.10%) J2EE
8 22 (27.16%) HTML5
9 19 (23.46%) Java EE
9 19 (23.46%) Web Services
10 16 (19.75%) JSP
11 11 (13.58%) Ajax
11 11 (13.58%) JMS
12 10 (12.35%) CSS3
12 10 (12.35%) EJB
12 10 (12.35%) JDBC
12 10 (12.35%) Middleware
12 10 (12.35%) Struts
13 9 (11.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.41%) Fintech
4 3 (3.70%) New Media
5 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.47%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) BBC
6 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.23%) PMI
6 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Linux
2 9 (11.11%) Windows
3 5 (6.17%) Unix
4 4 (4.94%) Solaris
5 2 (2.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 45 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 29 (35.80%) SDLC
3 27 (33.33%) OO
4 23 (28.40%) Secure Coding
4 23 (28.40%) Unit Testing
5 21 (25.93%) User Stories
6 20 (24.69%) Integration Testing
7 19 (23.46%) Multithreading
7 19 (23.46%) OOP
7 19 (23.46%) Project Planning
8 18 (22.22%) TDD
9 17 (20.99%) OOA/OOD
10 16 (19.75%) MVC
11 12 (14.81%) Waterfall
11 12 (14.81%) Workflow
12 10 (12.35%) Analytical Thinking
12 10 (12.35%) BDD
12 10 (12.35%) UML
13 9 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 77 (95.06%) Java
2 52 (64.20%) SQL
3 35 (43.21%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.64%) C
5 4 (4.94%) PHP
6 2 (2.47%) C#
6 2 (2.47%) Go
6 2 (2.47%) PHP 4
6 2 (2.47%) PHP 5
6 2 (2.47%) Python
7 1 (1.23%) C++
7 1 (1.23%) COBOL
7 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (43.21%) Degree
2 10 (12.35%) OCMJD
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle Certification
3 9 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (11.11%) OCPJP
3 9 (11.11%) OCPJWCD
4 7 (8.64%) DV Cleared
4 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.70%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.47%) PhD
6 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.23%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.23%) MCP
7 1 (1.23%) OCP
7 1 (1.23%) PMP
7 1 (1.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (28.40%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.23%) Ansible
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (54.32%) Oracle
2 43 (53.09%) Sun
3 7 (8.64%) Atlassian
3 7 (8.64%) Cloudera
4 3 (3.70%) Google
5 2 (2.47%) Sybase
6 1 (1.23%) Apigee
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.23%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.23%) Remedy