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Please say your opinion about the respect given to SCEA in the Java job market in UK. I have seen many job vacancies but most of them ask for a degree but not for SCEA (or any certification qualification). I thing even a top J2EE qualification like SCEA falls behind a good degree as far as job hunting is concerned, Am I correct? Please discuss about this. Thank you very much
 
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Depends on which point of career you are at. If you are a fresher, degrees ( if not comparable ie. a computer science vs. any other engineering) count more than certificates. If you have appropriate expertise in the field then degrees would not matter much.
 
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Hi

Few people do ask for certifications though not necessary but most of them all if u have done any certificationas that means u are well versed in the concepts hence atleast you wont falter in the concepts and the syntax also.

Plus does a great to your confidence when giving the interviews.happens to me all the time

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Hello,

if you are certified, you have more chance to be invited for an interview even if you don't really match what they are looking for.
 
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This is a question for the "Jobs discussion forum". I am moving the thread...
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