Period
to 24 August 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 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Certification
UK
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1112 1145 1140
Rank change year-on-year +33 -5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 63 100 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.051% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 62 88 121
UK median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% -15.79% +21.79%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,275 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +20.00%

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 42831 52615 59648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.37% 26.79% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 32869 42504 47395
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,091 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.97% +5.23% -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +43 61 £41,250 +3.13% 6
UK excluding London +14 50 £40,000 - 4
Midlands +28 16 £42,500 +6.25% 4
South East +86 15 £40,000 -
East of England +5 14 £35,000 -23.91%
North of England +2 14 £42,500 -15.00%
East Midlands +13 12 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North West -11 12 £42,500 -15.00%
London +21 9 £70,000 +27.27% 2
West Midlands +21 8 £38,750 -3.13% 2
Yorkshire +11 2 £50,000 -16.67%
Scotland -2 1 £42,500 -10.53%

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 56 (88.89%) Java
2 39 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (50.79%) Spring
4 28 (44.44%) Sun
5 27 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 27 (42.86%) Hibernate
6 24 (38.10%) J2EE
6 24 (38.10%) HTML
7 23 (36.51%) Degree
8 22 (34.92%) Oracle
9 19 (30.16%) SQL
9 19 (30.16%) XML
10 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
11 15 (23.81%) CSS
12 13 (20.63%) Git (software)
12 13 (20.63%) Test Automation
13 12 (19.05%) RESTful
13 12 (19.05%) Natural Language Processing
13 12 (19.05%) SDLC
13 12 (19.05%) Web Services
14 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
15 10 (15.87%) jQuery
15 10 (15.87%) HTML5
15 10 (15.87%) Data Structures
15 10 (15.87%) Algorithms
15 10 (15.87%) JSP
15 10 (15.87%) OO
15 10 (15.87%) PhD
15 10 (15.87%) Data Mining
15 10 (15.87%) Scrum

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 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.76%) Liferay
2 3 (4.76%) MQSeries
2 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.17%) Confluence
3 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.17%) Jetty
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
4 1 (1.59%) Drupal
4 1 (1.59%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (3.17%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (3.17%) CloudFront
2 2 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.17%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.17%) Route 53
3 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) Data Mining
1 10 (15.87%) Text Mining
2 5 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.35%) DB2
4 3 (4.76%) Informix
4 3 (4.76%) MySQL
5 2 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.11%) Maven
2 7 (11.11%) Selenium
2 7 (11.11%) Subversion
3 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.52%) JUnit
3 6 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.35%) Gradle
5 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.76%) SonarQube
5 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (3.17%) Spock
7 1 (1.59%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Games
4 3 (4.76%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (58.73%) Developer
2 35 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Java Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Lead Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Designer
7 3 (4.76%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.79%) Spring
2 27 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 24 (38.10%) HTML
3 24 (38.10%) J2EE
4 19 (30.16%) XML
5 15 (23.81%) CSS
6 12 (19.05%) Natural Language Processing
6 12 (19.05%) RESTful
6 12 (19.05%) Web Services
7 10 (15.87%) HTML5
7 10 (15.87%) jQuery
7 10 (15.87%) JSP
8 8 (12.70%) Java EE
9 5 (7.94%) Ajax
9 5 (7.94%) JDBC
9 5 (7.94%) JMS
10 4 (6.35%) EJB
10 4 (6.35%) JSF
10 4 (6.35%) Middleware
10 4 (6.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
2 10 (15.87%) Algorithms
2 10 (15.87%) Data Structures
3 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.17%) Fintech
5 2 (3.17%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.17%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (3.17%) PMI
5 2 (3.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) BBC
6 1 (1.59%) IVR
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Linux
1 8 (12.70%) Unix
2 5 (7.94%) Solaris
2 5 (7.94%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 13 (20.63%) Test Automation
4 12 (19.05%) SDLC
5 10 (15.87%) OO
5 10 (15.87%) Scrum
5 10 (15.87%) TDD
6 9 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 8 (12.70%) Mentoring
7 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
8 7 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 7 (11.11%) MVC
8 7 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (9.52%) Change Management
9 6 (9.52%) DevOps
9 6 (9.52%) OOP
10 5 (7.94%) Project Management
10 5 (7.94%) Project Planning
10 5 (7.94%) Secure Coding
10 5 (7.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 56 (88.89%) Java
2 19 (30.16%) SQL
3 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.76%) C
4 3 (4.76%) PHP
5 2 (3.17%) C#
5 2 (3.17%) Go
5 2 (3.17%) PHP 4
5 2 (3.17%) PHP 5
5 2 (3.17%) Python
6 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (36.51%) Degree
2 10 (15.87%) PhD
3 9 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (9.52%) ISTQB
5 4 (6.35%) OCMJD
5 4 (6.35%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.76%) ISEB
6 3 (4.76%) OCPJP
6 3 (4.76%) OCPJWCD
6 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
6 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.59%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.59%) MCP
7 1 (1.59%) OCP
7 1 (1.59%) PMP
7 1 (1.59%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Puppet
2 2 (3.17%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.17%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.59%) Ansible
3 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (44.44%) Sun
2 22 (34.92%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.76%) Cloudera
3 3 (4.76%) Sybase
4 2 (3.17%) Google
4 2 (3.17%) Remedy
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe
5 1 (1.59%) Apigee
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.59%) MuleSoft