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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Certification
UK
Rank 840 892 877
Rank change year-on-year +52 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 27 72 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.070% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 74
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £54,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21048 28659 29214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 27.75% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16595 22967 22930
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £68,500 £71,000
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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Sun Certification in the UK

Sun Certification
Top 20 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 March 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 +55 25 £37,500 -6.25% 4
London +67 12 £61,250 +11.36%
City of London +51 5 £32,500 -23.52%
West Midlands +21 5 £37,500 -6.25%
East of England +16 5 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Birmingham +8 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £35,000 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £35,000 - 1
Altrincham - 2 £40,750 -
Manchester - 2 £40,750 -
North West - 2 £40,750 -
Scotland +21 1 £32,500 -56.66%
South Wales +10 1 - -
Nottingham +9 1 £75,000 +66.66% 3
Nottinghamshire +6 1 £75,000 +66.66% 3
Wales +2 1 - -
Newport 0 1 - -
East Midlands -2 1 £75,000 +87.50% 3
Peterborough - 1 £46,000 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 43 (81.13%) Java
2 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (45.28%) J2EE
4 22 (41.51%) SDLC
5 17 (32.08%) Spring
6 16 (30.19%) Degree
7 15 (28.30%) Finance
7 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
8 14 (26.42%) Sun
8 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
8 14 (26.42%) CSS
9 13 (24.53%) Web Services
9 13 (24.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (22.64%) Oracle
11 11 (20.75%) C#
11 11 (20.75%) SQL
11 11 (20.75%) .NET
11 11 (20.75%) Management Information System
11 11 (20.75%) Project Management
11 11 (20.75%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
12 10 (18.87%) Open Source
12 10 (18.87%) High Availability
12 10 (18.87%) Hibernate
12 10 (18.87%) Scrum
12 10 (18.87%) HTML
13 9 (16.98%) XML
13 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
13 9 (16.98%) IVR

Sun Certification
Top Related 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 8 (15.09%) CMS
1 8 (15.09%) Sitecore CMS
1 8 (15.09%) Skype for Business
2 4 (7.55%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) IBM Notes
2 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) nginx
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.66%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.77%) JBoss
4 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.89%) CICS
5 1 (1.89%) Confluence
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) BASE24
2 1 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) IaaS
1 8 (15.09%) PaaS
1 8 (15.09%) SaaS
2 4 (7.55%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (7.55%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Skype
2 7 (13.21%) HTTP
3 6 (11.32%) Internet
4 4 (7.55%) Firewall
4 4 (7.55%) FTP
4 4 (7.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (7.55%) Network Security
4 4 (7.55%) SMTP
4 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.55%) VPN
4 4 (7.55%) WAN
5 3 (5.66%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.55%) Data Mining
3 4 (7.55%) DB2
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.55%) Text Mining
4 3 (5.66%) MySQL
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.89%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.89%) IMS/DB
6 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.89%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.43%) Maven
2 5 (9.43%) Mockito
3 4 (7.55%) Bitbucket
3 4 (7.55%) Gradle
3 4 (7.55%) IntelliJ
3 4 (7.55%) JIRA
3 4 (7.55%) Subversion
4 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.77%) Ant
5 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.77%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.89%) JUnit
6 1 (1.89%) Selenium
6 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Banking
3 8 (15.09%) Marketing
4 4 (7.55%) Games
4 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.55%) Law
5 3 (5.66%) Advertising
5 3 (5.66%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.66%) Front Office
6 2 (3.77%) Retail
7 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Developer
2 19 (35.85%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Architect
3 11 (20.75%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (15.09%) Digital Architect
4 8 (15.09%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 7 (13.21%) Senior Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Designer
6 5 (9.43%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (7.55%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support
7 4 (7.55%) Junior
7 4 (7.55%) Junior Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Junior Java Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) J2EE
2 17 (32.08%) Spring
3 14 (26.42%) CSS
4 13 (24.53%) Web Services
5 11 (20.75%) .NET
6 10 (18.87%) Hibernate
6 10 (18.87%) HTML
7 9 (16.98%) XML
8 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
9 7 (13.21%) EJB
9 7 (13.21%) JSP
10 6 (11.32%) Java EE
10 6 (11.32%) Servlets
11 5 (9.43%) CSS3
11 5 (9.43%) HTML5
11 5 (9.43%) REST
11 5 (9.43%) SOAP
12 4 (7.55%) Ajax
12 4 (7.55%) JSF
12 4 (7.55%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (20.75%) Management Information System
3 9 (16.98%) IVR
4 8 (15.09%) Client/Server
4 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
4 8 (15.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (15.09%) Social Media
5 6 (11.32%) User Experience
6 4 (7.55%) Algorithms
6 4 (7.55%) Data Structures
7 3 (5.66%) NHS
7 3 (5.66%) Virtual Team
8 2 (3.77%) Eurex
8 2 (3.77%) RIA
9 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Unix
2 7 (13.21%) Windows
3 5 (9.43%) Solaris
4 4 (7.55%) Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.89%) Android
6 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (41.51%) SDLC
3 13 (24.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (20.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (20.75%) Project Management
4 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
5 10 (18.87%) High Availability
5 10 (18.87%) Open Source
5 10 (18.87%) Scrum
6 9 (16.98%) BDD
6 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
6 9 (16.98%) TDD
7 8 (15.09%) Change Management
7 8 (15.09%) CRM
7 8 (15.09%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (15.09%) Information Architecture
7 8 (15.09%) SEO
7 8 (15.09%) TOGAF
7 8 (15.09%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 43 (81.13%) Java
2 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.75%) C#
3 11 (20.75%) SQL
4 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.77%) Apex Code
5 2 (3.77%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) COBOL
6 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Degree
2 8 (15.09%) OCMJEA
3 5 (9.43%) MCSE
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.55%) CISSP
4 4 (7.55%) OCMJD
4 4 (7.55%) PhD
4 4 (7.55%) RHCE
4 4 (7.55%) SCNA
4 4 (7.55%) SCSA
5 2 (3.77%) IBM Certification
5 2 (3.77%) ISEB
5 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.77%) OCPJP
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.89%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.89%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Docker
1 4 (7.55%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Ansible
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.42%) Sun
3 12 (22.64%) Oracle
4 8 (15.09%) Sitecore
5 4 (7.55%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.55%) Google
5 4 (7.55%) Lotus
6 3 (5.66%) BEA
6 3 (5.66%) IBM
6 3 (5.66%) Twitter
7 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.77%) SAP
8 1 (1.89%) Adobe
8 1 (1.89%) Cognos
8 1 (1.89%) Perforce
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago