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

Sun Certification
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 828 876 875
Rank change year-on-year +48 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 24 74 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.071% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 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 £72,500 £54,500 £64,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  

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 21176 28957 29482
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.79% 27.74% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16691 23223 23131
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 £72,500 £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 29 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 29 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 +34 22 £37,500 -6.25% 4
London +56 9 £32,500 -40.90%
City of London +45 5 £32,500 -23.52%
West Midlands +23 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Birmingham +20 5 £37,500 +7.14%
East of England +10 5 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £35,000 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £35,000 - 1
Altrincham - 2 £40,750 -
Manchester - 2 £40,750 -
North West - 2 £40,750 -
Scotland +19 1 £32,500 -56.66%
South Wales +14 1 - -
Nottingham +7 1 £75,000 +66.66% 3
Nottinghamshire +5 1 £75,000 +66.66% 3
Newport +4 1 - -
Wales +2 1 - -
East Midlands -7 1 £75,000 +87.50% 3
Peterborough - 1 £46,000 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 29 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 42 (80.77%) Java
2 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (42.31%) J2EE
4 21 (40.38%) SDLC
5 17 (32.69%) Degree
6 15 (28.85%) Spring
6 15 (28.85%) Finance
6 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
7 14 (26.92%) Sun
8 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 13 (25.00%) CSS
8 13 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (23.08%) Web Services
10 11 (21.15%) C#
10 11 (21.15%) HTML
10 11 (21.15%) .NET
10 11 (21.15%) Management Information System
10 11 (21.15%) Project Management
10 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
11 10 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (19.23%) Open Source
11 10 (19.23%) High Availability
11 10 (19.23%) Scrum
11 10 (19.23%) Oracle
12 9 (17.31%) SQL
12 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
12 9 (17.31%) Hibernate
12 9 (17.31%) IVR
12 9 (17.31%) Computer Science

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 8 (15.38%) CMS
1 8 (15.38%) Sitecore CMS
1 8 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 4 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.69%) nginx
3 3 (5.77%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) JBoss
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.92%) CICS
5 1 (1.92%) Confluence
5 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) BASE24
2 1 (1.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) IaaS
1 8 (15.38%) PaaS
1 8 (15.38%) SaaS
2 4 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (7.69%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.92%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.92%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) HTTP
1 8 (15.38%) Skype
2 6 (11.54%) Internet
3 4 (7.69%) Firewall
3 4 (7.69%) FTP
3 4 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (7.69%) Network Security
3 4 (7.69%) SMTP
3 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.69%) VPN
3 4 (7.69%) WAN
4 2 (3.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 4 (7.69%) DB2
3 4 (7.69%) Text Mining
4 3 (5.77%) MySQL
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.92%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.92%) IMS/DB
6 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Gradle
2 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.62%) Maven
2 5 (9.62%) Mockito
3 4 (7.69%) Bitbucket
3 4 (7.69%) IntelliJ
4 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.77%) JIRA
4 3 (5.77%) Subversion
5 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.85%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.92%) Ant
6 1 (1.92%) JUnit
6 1 (1.92%) Selenium
6 1 (1.92%) Spock
6 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
3 8 (15.38%) Marketing
4 4 (7.69%) Games
4 4 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.69%) Law
5 3 (5.77%) Advertising
5 3 (5.77%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.77%) Front Office
6 2 (3.85%) Retail
7 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Developer
2 17 (32.69%) Java Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Architect
3 11 (21.15%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (15.38%) Digital Architect
4 8 (15.38%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Designer
6 5 (9.62%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (7.69%) Desktop Support
7 4 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Junior
7 4 (7.69%) Junior Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Junior Java Developer
7 4 (7.69%) UX Designer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (42.31%) J2EE
2 15 (28.85%) Spring
3 13 (25.00%) CSS
4 12 (23.08%) Web Services
5 11 (21.15%) .NET
5 11 (21.15%) HTML
6 9 (17.31%) Hibernate
7 8 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 8 (15.38%) XML
8 7 (13.46%) JSP
9 6 (11.54%) EJB
9 6 (11.54%) Servlets
10 5 (9.62%) CSS3
10 5 (9.62%) HTML5
10 5 (9.62%) Natural Language Processing
10 5 (9.62%) REST
10 5 (9.62%) SOAP
11 4 (7.69%) Guice
11 4 (7.69%) Java EE
11 4 (7.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (21.15%) Management Information System
3 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
3 9 (17.31%) IVR
4 8 (15.38%) Client/Server
4 8 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (15.38%) Social Media
5 6 (11.54%) User Experience
6 4 (7.69%) Algorithms
6 4 (7.69%) Data Structures
7 3 (5.77%) NHS
8 2 (3.85%) Eurex
8 2 (3.85%) RIA
8 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Unix
2 6 (11.54%) Windows
3 5 (9.62%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Solaris
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.92%) Android
5 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (40.38%) SDLC
3 13 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (21.15%) Project Management
4 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
5 10 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (19.23%) High Availability
5 10 (19.23%) Open Source
5 10 (19.23%) Scrum
6 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
6 9 (17.31%) TDD
7 8 (15.38%) Change Management
7 8 (15.38%) CRM
7 8 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (15.38%) Information Architecture
7 8 (15.38%) ITIL
7 8 (15.38%) SEO
7 8 (15.38%) TOGAF
7 8 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 42 (80.77%) Java
2 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.15%) C#
4 9 (17.31%) SQL
5 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.85%) Apex Code
6 2 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.92%) COBOL
7 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Degree
2 8 (15.38%) OCMJEA
3 5 (9.62%) MCSE
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.69%) CISSP
4 4 (7.69%) OCMJD
4 4 (7.69%) PhD
4 4 (7.69%) RHCE
4 4 (7.69%) SCNA
4 4 (7.69%) SCSA
5 2 (3.85%) IBM Certification
5 2 (3.85%) ISEB
5 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.85%) OCPJP
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.92%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.92%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Docker
1 4 (7.69%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Ansible
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) Sun
3 10 (19.23%) Oracle
4 8 (15.38%) Sitecore
5 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.69%) Google
5 4 (7.69%) Lotus
6 3 (5.77%) IBM
7 2 (3.85%) BEA
7 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.85%) SAP
7 2 (3.85%) Twitter
8 1 (1.92%) Adobe
8 1 (1.92%) Cognos
8 1 (1.92%) Perforce
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IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 6 days ago