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

Sun Certification
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 901 903
Rank change year-on-year +68 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 41 46 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.047% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 31 35 69
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £62,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -15.78%  

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 21879 26355 30467
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.63% 26.72% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17040 21310 24136
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Sun Certification in the UK

Sun Certification
Top 30 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 22 June 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 +52 39 £40,000 -5.88% 3
South East +48 11 £36,500 +12.30% 1
East of England +10 11 £35,000 -36.36%
East Midlands +30 9 £45,000 -3.22% 1
North West -34 8 £42,500 -15.00%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 7 £35,000 -
Northampton - 7 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £35,000 -
London +26 6 £70,000 +40.00%
West Midlands +14 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Cheshire - 5 - -
Knutsford - 5 - -
Coventry - 4 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £29,500 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Bedford - 3 £45,000 -
City of London +22 2 £70,000 +27.27%
Staffordshire +20 2 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire +16 2 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Lichfield +7 2 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire +6 2 £75,000 +56.25%
Yorkshire +4 2 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Nottingham +2 2 £75,000 +56.25%
Manchester -29 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Altrincham - 2 £42,500 -
Hayes - 2 - -
Scotland +13 1 £42,500 -10.52%

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 59 (88.06%) Java
2 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (41.79%) J2EE
3 28 (41.79%) Spring
4 25 (37.31%) Degree
4 25 (37.31%) Sun
5 23 (34.33%) Software Engineering
6 21 (31.34%) HTML
6 21 (31.34%) Hibernate
6 21 (31.34%) SDLC
7 19 (28.36%) Oracle
8 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
9 17 (25.37%) Computer Science
10 16 (23.88%) XML
10 16 (23.88%) Scrum
11 15 (22.39%) Test Automation
12 12 (17.91%) Natural Language Processing
12 12 (17.91%) CSS
12 12 (17.91%) Web Services
12 12 (17.91%) SQL
13 11 (16.42%) Unix
13 11 (16.42%) RESTful
13 11 (16.42%) Maven
13 11 (16.42%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (14.93%) Mentoring
14 10 (14.93%) Data Structures
14 10 (14.93%) Algorithms
14 10 (14.93%) Text Mining
14 10 (14.93%) Data Mining

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 6 (8.96%) CMS
1 6 (8.96%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (8.96%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.97%) nginx
3 3 (4.48%) Liferay
3 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.99%) Confluence
4 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.99%) JBoss
4 2 (2.99%) Jetty
4 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.49%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) Drupal
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) PaaS
2 6 (8.96%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (8.96%) IaaS
2 6 (8.96%) SaaS
3 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.97%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.99%) CloudFront
4 2 (2.99%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.99%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Skype
2 4 (5.97%) Internet
3 2 (2.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) Data Mining
1 10 (14.93%) Text Mining
2 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.48%) DB2
5 3 (4.48%) MySQL
6 2 (2.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.99%) Informix
6 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.49%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Maven
2 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.96%) Subversion
4 5 (7.46%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.46%) JUnit
5 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.97%) Gradle
5 4 (5.97%) IntelliJ
5 4 (5.97%) Mockito
5 4 (5.97%) Selenium
6 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.48%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.99%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.99%) Spock
8 1 (1.49%) Ant
8 1 (1.49%) JIRA
8 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Banking
2 9 (13.43%) Investment Banking
3 6 (8.96%) Marketing
4 4 (5.97%) Games
4 4 (5.97%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (58.21%) Developer
2 36 (53.73%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Architect
4 8 (11.94%) J2EE Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Digital Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Designer
7 4 (5.97%) Java Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Junior
7 4 (5.97%) Junior Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Junior Java Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) UX Designer
8 3 (4.48%) Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.79%) J2EE
1 28 (41.79%) Spring
2 21 (31.34%) Hibernate
2 21 (31.34%) HTML
3 16 (23.88%) XML
4 12 (17.91%) CSS
4 12 (17.91%) Natural Language Processing
4 12 (17.91%) Web Services
5 11 (16.42%) RESTful
6 8 (11.94%) .NET
6 8 (11.94%) jQuery
6 8 (11.94%) JSP
7 7 (10.45%) HTML5
8 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
8 6 (8.96%) Ajax
9 4 (5.97%) Guice
10 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.48%) D3.js
10 3 (4.48%) Java EE
10 3 (4.48%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.93%) Algorithms
2 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.93%) Data Structures
2 10 (14.93%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.45%) IVR
4 6 (8.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (8.96%) Social Media
5 4 (5.97%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.97%) User Experience
6 3 (4.48%) NHS
7 2 (2.99%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.99%) Fintech
7 2 (2.99%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.99%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (2.99%) PMI
7 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.49%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Unix
2 5 (7.46%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Solaris
4 3 (4.48%) Android
5 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.33%) Software Engineering
3 21 (31.34%) SDLC
4 16 (23.88%) Scrum
5 15 (22.39%) Test Automation
6 11 (16.42%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (14.93%) Mentoring
7 10 (14.93%) Project Management
8 9 (13.43%) CRM
8 9 (13.43%) Information Architecture
8 9 (13.43%) Open Source
8 9 (13.43%) Waterfall
9 8 (11.94%) Change Management
9 8 (11.94%) TDD
10 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (10.45%) ITIL
10 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.96%) Data Architecture
11 6 (8.96%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (8.96%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 59 (88.06%) Java
2 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
3 12 (17.91%) SQL
4 8 (11.94%) C#
5 3 (4.48%) PHP
5 3 (4.48%) Python
6 2 (2.99%) Go
6 2 (2.99%) PHP 4
6 2 (2.99%) PHP 5
6 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.49%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (37.31%) Degree
2 10 (14.93%) PhD
3 9 (13.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (8.96%) OCMJEA
5 4 (5.97%) ISEB
5 4 (5.97%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.97%) OCMJD
6 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.49%) MCP
7 1 (1.49%) OCP
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.49%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Ansible
2 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.99%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) Sun
2 19 (28.36%) Oracle
3 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.96%) Google
4 6 (8.96%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.99%) Sybase
6 1 (1.49%) Adobe
6 1 (1.49%) Apigee
6 1 (1.49%) BEA
6 1 (1.49%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.49%) Perforce
6 1 (1.49%) Remedy
6 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
Leicestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
South East
Equest
Posted: 21 days ago