Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Certification
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1067 1117 1125
Rank change year-on-year +50 +8 -18
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 132 54 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.031% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.12% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 98 55 152
UK median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% - -4.19%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £86,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +5.26%

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 41,766 44,572 58,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.70% 25.39% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32,424 35,256 46,627
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Sun Certification in the UK

Sun Certification
Top 11 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 23 February 2018. 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 +85 131 £60,000 +50.00% 11
UK excluding London +58 75 £46,000 +15.00% 10
London +19 48 £67,500 -6.90% 2
Midlands +36 37 £40,500 +1.25% 4
East Midlands +31 34 £40,500 +1.25% 1
North of England +16 27 £60,000 +252.94% 5
North West 0 27 £60,000 +252.94% 5
East of England +5 9 £45,500 -1.09%
West Midlands -10 3 £50,000 +25.00% 3
South West - 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 £30,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Java
2 86 (65.15%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (62.12%) Software Engineering
4 71 (53.79%) SQL
5 64 (48.48%) XML
6 62 (46.97%) Sun
7 57 (43.18%) RESTful
8 54 (40.91%) Oracle
9 52 (39.39%) HTML
9 52 (39.39%) SDLC
10 47 (35.61%) Web Services
10 47 (35.61%) jQuery
11 46 (34.85%) Degree
12 45 (34.09%) JavaScript
13 44 (33.33%) CSS
14 39 (29.55%) QA
14 39 (29.55%) Spring
14 39 (29.55%) Secure Coding
15 38 (28.79%) AngularJS
16 37 (28.03%) Amazon AWS
17 36 (27.27%) OO
17 36 (27.27%) D3.js
18 35 (26.52%) DevOps
19 34 (25.76%) J2EE
19 34 (25.76%) Hibernate
19 34 (25.76%) Subversion
20 33 (25.00%) Unit Testing
20 33 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
21 31 (23.48%) User Stories
22 30 (22.73%) TDD

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 16 (12.12%) Liferay
2 10 (7.58%) Confluence
2 10 (7.58%) WebSphere
3 9 (6.82%) MQSeries
3 9 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (6.06%) Apache
5 5 (3.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.76%) CICS
7 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 37 (28.03%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 23 (17.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (16.67%) Amazon S3
4 22 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 7 (5.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (3.79%) IaaS
7 4 (3.03%) BlazeMeter
8 3 (2.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.06%) Internet
1 8 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.30%) DNS
2 7 (5.30%) Firewall
2 7 (5.30%) Reverse Proxy
2 7 (5.30%) SAN
2 7 (5.30%) VPN
3 1 (0.76%) ATM
3 1 (0.76%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 9 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.03%) Big Data
3 4 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.27%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.52%) DB2
5 2 (1.52%) IMS/DB
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.76%) MySQL
6 1 (0.76%) Redis
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (25.76%) Subversion
2 27 (20.45%) Git (software)
3 16 (12.12%) Eclipse
3 16 (12.12%) Maven
4 12 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 9 (6.82%) SonarQube
6 8 (6.06%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.06%) Selenium
7 7 (5.30%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.03%) JMeter
9 3 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.52%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.52%) JIRA
10 2 (1.52%) JUnit
11 1 (0.76%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.76%) Gradle
11 1 (0.76%) Sikuli
11 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (22.73%) Finance
2 13 (9.85%) Banking
3 9 (6.82%) Legal
4 7 (5.30%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.79%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.03%) Law
7 3 (2.27%) Retail
8 1 (0.76%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 83 (62.88%) Developer
2 59 (44.70%) Java Developer
3 47 (35.61%) Software Engineer
4 32 (24.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 31 (23.48%) Java Engineer
6 30 (22.73%) Java Software Engineer
7 22 (16.67%) Lead Developer
8 20 (15.15%) Architect
8 20 (15.15%) Java Software Developer
9 18 (13.64%) Lead Java Developer
10 15 (11.36%) J2EE Software Engineer
10 15 (11.36%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
11 12 (9.09%) .NET Developer
11 12 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
11 12 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
11 12 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
11 12 (9.09%) Agile Developer
11 12 (9.09%) C# Developer
11 12 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
11 12 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (48.48%) XML
2 57 (43.18%) RESTful
3 52 (39.39%) HTML
4 47 (35.61%) jQuery
4 47 (35.61%) Web Services
5 44 (33.33%) CSS
6 39 (29.55%) Spring
7 38 (28.79%) AngularJS
8 36 (27.27%) D3.js
9 34 (25.76%) Hibernate
9 34 (25.76%) J2EE
10 24 (18.18%) HTML5
11 22 (16.67%) React
12 16 (12.12%) JSR 168
13 15 (11.36%) Ajax
13 15 (11.36%) Java EE
13 15 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (10.61%) XSD
14 14 (10.61%) XSLT
15 12 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.58%) Fintech
3 7 (5.30%) Replication
4 6 (4.55%) User Experience
5 5 (3.79%) IVR
6 4 (3.03%) New Media
7 3 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.27%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.52%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.52%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.76%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.76%) PMI
9 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.12%) Linux
2 15 (11.36%) Windows
3 8 (6.06%) Unix
4 5 (3.79%) Android
4 5 (3.79%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.27%) AIX
6 2 (1.52%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (65.15%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (62.12%) Software Engineering
3 52 (39.39%) SDLC
4 39 (29.55%) Secure Coding
5 36 (27.27%) OO
6 35 (26.52%) DevOps
7 33 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 31 (23.48%) User Stories
9 30 (22.73%) Microservices
9 30 (22.73%) TDD
10 29 (21.97%) Waterfall
11 27 (20.45%) Open Source
12 26 (19.70%) Integration Testing
12 26 (19.70%) Project Planning
13 25 (18.94%) Multithreading
13 25 (18.94%) MVC
13 25 (18.94%) OOP
14 23 (17.42%) Front End Development
14 23 (17.42%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 132 (100.00%) Java
2 71 (53.79%) SQL
3 45 (34.09%) JavaScript
4 19 (14.39%) PowerShell
5 13 (9.85%) C#
6 7 (5.30%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.79%) C
7 5 (3.79%) Python
8 4 (3.03%) PHP
9 3 (2.27%) C++
9 3 (2.27%) Go
10 2 (1.52%) COBOL
10 2 (1.52%) Ruby
11 1 (0.76%) BeanShell
11 1 (0.76%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.76%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.76%) R
11 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 46 (34.85%) Degree
2 11 (8.33%) OCPJP
3 9 (6.82%) OCMJD
3 9 (6.82%) OCPJWCD
3 9 (6.82%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (3.79%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.76%) CISSP
5 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.76%) PhD
5 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (29.55%) QA
System Software
1 25 (18.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (18.94%) Kubernetes
2 22 (16.67%) Terraform
3 9 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 62 (46.97%) Sun
2 54 (40.91%) Oracle
3 27 (20.45%) Google
4 7 (5.30%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.55%) Adobe
6 5 (3.79%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.79%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.27%) Apigee
7 3 (2.27%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.52%) Apple
8 2 (1.52%) IBM
8 2 (1.52%) Twitter
9 1 (0.76%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.76%) HP
9 1 (0.76%) Novell
9 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.76%) SAP
9 1 (0.76%) Sybase