Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Certification
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1095 1120 1187
Rank change year-on-year +25 +67 -29
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 87 64 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.036% 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 74 62 86
UK median annual salary £60,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.90% -1.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,750 £57,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -11.11%

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 41,669 43,936 55,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.70% 24.74% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 31,030 34,112 44,539
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,900 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.65% - +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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Sun Certification in the UK

Sun Certification
Top 14 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 17 July 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 +44 85 £60,000 +50.00% 11
UK excluding London +1 54 £50,000 +25.00% 7
London +41 33 £67,500 +31.71% 4
North of England +14 19 £60,000 +41.18% 3
Midlands +23 18 £39,750 -0.63% 1
North West +13 13 £60,000 +41.18%
East of England +4 12 £72,500 +107.14%
West Midlands +22 10 £45,000 +20.00% 1
East Midlands 0 8 £39,000 -8.24%
Yorkshire +23 5 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Wales +5 2 £50,000 -
South East -7 2 £50,000 +25.00% 3
South West - 1 £40,000 -
North East - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 87 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (52.87%) Software Engineering
4 43 (49.43%) Web Services
5 38 (43.68%) SQL
5 38 (43.68%) Amazon AWS
6 33 (37.93%) DevOps
7 28 (32.18%) Oracle
8 27 (31.03%) Unix
9 26 (29.89%) Configuration Management
9 26 (29.89%) PowerShell
9 26 (29.89%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (28.74%) Sun
10 25 (28.74%) Microservices
11 24 (27.59%) Kubernetes
11 24 (27.59%) Linux
12 23 (26.44%) Degree
12 23 (26.44%) NoSQL
13 22 (25.29%) Test Automation
13 22 (25.29%) Open Source
13 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
14 21 (24.14%) Windows
14 21 (24.14%) XML
14 21 (24.14%) RESTful
14 21 (24.14%) JSON
14 21 (24.14%) React
14 21 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
15 20 (22.99%) Docker
15 20 (22.99%) Google
15 20 (22.99%) High Availability

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 14 (16.09%) Apache
2 11 (12.64%) Tomcat
3 9 (10.34%) Confluence
4 3 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.45%) IIS
4 3 (3.45%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 38 (43.68%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (21.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (20.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (19.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (17.24%) IaaS
6 14 (16.09%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (16.09%) Amazon S3
6 14 (16.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (4.60%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (2.30%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.15%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.15%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.69%) TCP/IP
2 17 (19.54%) DNS
2 17 (19.54%) Firewall
2 17 (19.54%) Reverse Proxy
2 17 (19.54%) SAN
2 17 (19.54%) VPN
3 4 (4.60%) ZigBee
4 2 (2.30%) Internet
5 1 (1.15%) HTTP
5 1 (1.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.44%) NoSQL
2 14 (16.09%) Relational Database
2 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.20%) MySQL
4 5 (5.75%) Big Data
4 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.60%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (3.45%) Redis
7 2 (2.30%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Jenkins
2 10 (11.49%) Subversion
3 9 (10.34%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (10.34%) SonarQube
3 9 (10.34%) TeamCity
4 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.90%) JIRA
5 6 (6.90%) Selenium
5 6 (6.90%) WebDriver
6 5 (5.75%) JMeter
7 4 (4.60%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.60%) JUnit
8 3 (3.45%) Maven
9 2 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.15%) Gradle
10 1 (1.15%) Mockito
10 1 (1.15%) NetBeans
10 1 (1.15%) Spock
General
1 16 (18.39%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.60%) Advertising
3 4 (4.60%) Banking
4 3 (3.45%) Retail
5 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (59.77%) Developer
2 29 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 21 (24.14%) Software Engineer
4 18 (20.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 16 (18.39%) Architect
6 14 (16.09%) AWS Architect
7 10 (11.49%) J2EE Developer
7 10 (11.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 10 (11.49%) Lead Developer
8 9 (10.34%) .NET Developer
8 9 (10.34%) .NET Software Developer
8 9 (10.34%) .NET Software Engineer
8 9 (10.34%) Agile .NET Developer
8 9 (10.34%) Agile C# Developer
8 9 (10.34%) Agile Developer
8 9 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (10.34%) C# Developer
8 9 (10.34%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (10.34%) C# Software Engineer
8 9 (10.34%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (49.43%) Web Services
2 21 (24.14%) JSON
2 21 (24.14%) React
2 21 (24.14%) RESTful
2 21 (24.14%) XML
3 17 (19.54%) J2EE
4 16 (18.39%) CSS
4 16 (18.39%) Spring
5 15 (17.24%) AngularJS
6 14 (16.09%) D3.js
7 12 (13.79%) Hibernate
8 11 (12.64%) HTML
8 11 (12.64%) Java EE
9 9 (10.34%) .NET
10 8 (9.20%) Velocity
11 7 (8.05%) jQuery
12 6 (6.90%) REST
12 6 (6.90%) SOAP
13 5 (5.75%) CSS3
13 5 (5.75%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Replication
2 15 (17.24%) User Experience
3 5 (5.75%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.60%) CCTV
5 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.15%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.15%) DataPower
7 1 (1.15%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.15%) Fintech
7 1 (1.15%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.15%) IVR
7 1 (1.15%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.03%) Unix
2 24 (27.59%) Linux
3 21 (24.14%) Windows
4 1 (1.15%) AIX
4 1 (1.15%) Android
4 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (52.87%) Software Engineering
3 33 (37.93%) DevOps
4 26 (29.89%) Configuration Management
4 26 (29.89%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (28.74%) Microservices
6 22 (25.29%) Open Source
6 22 (25.29%) Test Automation
7 21 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (22.99%) High Availability
8 20 (22.99%) ITIL
9 19 (21.84%) TDD
10 17 (19.54%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 16 (18.39%) TOGAF
12 15 (17.24%) Continuous Deployment
12 15 (17.24%) Front End Development
12 15 (17.24%) Scrum
12 15 (17.24%) SDLC
12 15 (17.24%) Service Management
13 14 (16.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (43.68%) SQL
3 26 (29.89%) PowerShell
4 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
5 17 (19.54%) Shell Script
6 12 (13.79%) Java 8
7 9 (10.34%) C#
7 9 (10.34%) Python
8 5 (5.75%) Go
8 5 (5.75%) PHP
9 3 (3.45%) PHP 5
9 3 (3.45%) PHP 7
10 2 (2.30%) C++
10 2 (2.30%) Ruby
11 1 (1.15%) Groovy
11 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (26.44%) Degree
2 16 (18.39%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.75%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (5.75%) CITP
4 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.15%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.15%) MCSD
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.15%) OCPJP
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.15%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.09%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (22.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (27.59%) Kubernetes
2 19 (21.84%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (21.84%) Puppet
3 18 (20.69%) Terraform
4 5 (5.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (32.18%) Oracle
2 25 (28.74%) Sun
3 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
4 20 (22.99%) Google
5 7 (8.05%) Sybase
6 4 (4.60%) Apple
7 2 (2.30%) Apigee
7 2 (2.30%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.30%) Twitter
8 1 (1.15%) Adobe
8 1 (1.15%) IBM