Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Certification
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1058 1099 1134
Rank change year-on-year +41 +35 +37
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 18 66 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.040% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.057% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 38 71
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% +9.09%
10th Percentile £27,875 £36,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,375 £77,375 £70,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +23.46% +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 31,584 38,793 42,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.06% 23.72% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 23,072 28,759 32,642
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 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 21 October 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 +65 18 £57,500 +6.98% 5
London +58 11 £60,000 +4.35% 1
UK excluding London +41 7 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East Midlands +31 5 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Midlands +20 5 £45,000 +13.92% 3
South East +22 4 £32,500 -35.00% 1
East of England +60 1 £45,000 -37.93%
West Midlands +22 1 £30,000 -42.86% 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 15 (83.33%) Oracle
2 11 (61.11%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) Linux
4 9 (50.00%) Unix
5 7 (38.89%) Project Planning
5 7 (38.89%) Degree
5 7 (38.89%) CentOS
5 7 (38.89%) RESTful
5 7 (38.89%) Solaris
5 7 (38.89%) Firewall
5 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (38.89%) RHCE
5 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
5 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
5 7 (38.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (38.89%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (33.33%) Spring
6 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 5 (27.78%) Scrum
7 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 5 (27.78%) AWS
7 5 (27.78%) XML
7 5 (27.78%) OOP
7 5 (27.78%) OO
7 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 5 (27.78%) JUnit
7 5 (27.78%) SDLC

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 (11.11%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) JUnit
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 2 (11.11%) CircleCI
3 2 (11.11%) Flyway
3 2 (11.11%) Gradle
3 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Mockito
3 2 (11.11%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
1 8 (44.44%) Java Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Administrator
3 6 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (27.78%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (16.67%) AWS Specialist
6 3 (16.67%) Big Data Specialist
6 3 (16.67%) Technical Leader
6 3 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) RESTful
2 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 6 (33.33%) Spring
3 5 (27.78%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (11.11%) J2EE
5 2 (11.11%) JSP
5 2 (11.11%) Spring Boot
5 2 (11.11%) Spring Security
5 2 (11.11%) Swing
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Unix
3 7 (38.89%) CentOS
3 7 (38.89%) Solaris
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (38.89%) Project Planning
2 7 (38.89%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) OOP
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) SDLC
3 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 4 (22.22%) DevOps
4 4 (22.22%) UML
4 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 3 (16.67%) Secure Coding
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) User Stories
6 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Java 8
4 2 (11.11%) Kotlin
4 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Certification
1 7 (38.89%) RHCE
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Grafana
1 2 (11.11%) Kibana
1 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 2 (11.11%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Sun
3 2 (11.11%) Thunderhead