The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 171 142 119
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -23
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 79 122 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.20% 1.70% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.30% 3.02% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 58 92 125
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,001
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
PL/SQL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3431 4042 4373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.06% 56.40% 59.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2907 3468 3816
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PL/SQL
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the North West region.

PL/SQL Salary Trend in the North West

PL/SQL
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

PL/SQL Salary Histogram in the North West

PL/SQL
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -23 44 £47,000 +11.24% 2
Cheshire +5 23 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Merseyside +2 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Lancashire -3 3 - -
PL/SQL
England

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PL/SQL.

1 201 (98.05%) SQL
2 188 (91.71%) Oracle
3 100 (48.78%) Oracle Database
4 97 (47.32%) Java
5 58 (28.29%) XML
6 54 (26.34%) Finance
7 48 (23.41%) Oracle Forms
8 45 (21.95%) Retail
9 44 (21.46%) Web Services
10 42 (20.49%) Oracle Database 11g
11 41 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (18.05%) UNIX
13 36 (17.56%) XSLT
14 35 (17.07%) HTML
14 35 (17.07%) SOA
14 35 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
15 34 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (16.59%) Linux
15 34 (16.59%) JavaScript
16 32 (15.61%) Degree
17 31 (15.12%) Business Intelligence
18 30 (14.63%) Oracle Database 10g
19 29 (14.15%) Oracle Retail
20 26 (12.68%) SOAP
20 26 (12.68%) Oracle Reports
21 25 (12.20%) QA
22 24 (11.71%) Computer Science
22 24 (11.71%) .NET
22 24 (11.71%) J2EE
22 24 (11.71%) Oracle BI Publisher

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PL/SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (10.73%) WebSphere
2 20 (9.76%) WebLogic
3 18 (8.78%) Oracle Service Bus
4 15 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (7.32%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.41%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (2.93%) CMS
6 6 (2.93%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.44%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.46%) JBoss
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle UPK
10 1 (0.49%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.49%) Apache
10 1 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.41%) MS Office
3 6 (2.93%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (14.15%) Oracle Retail
2 15 (7.32%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (5.85%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (2.93%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (2.44%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (2.44%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (2.44%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (2.44%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (1.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (1.95%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (1.95%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.95%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (1.46%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle AGIS
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.83%) ATM
2 12 (5.85%) HTTP
3 3 (1.46%) DNS
4 2 (0.98%) DHCP
5 1 (0.49%) SSL
5 1 (0.49%) Internet
5 1 (0.49%) Extranet
5 1 (0.49%) SSH
5 1 (0.49%) SNMP
5 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (48.78%) Oracle Database
2 42 (20.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 30 (14.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 26 (12.68%) Oracle Reports
5 24 (11.71%) Oracle BI EE
5 24 (11.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 13 (6.34%) SQL Server
7 9 (4.39%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (4.39%) Oracle9i Database
7 9 (4.39%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.90%) Essbase
9 7 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.95%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (1.95%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.46%) Oracle Exadata
12 3 (1.46%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (23.41%) Oracle Forms
2 21 (10.24%) JIRA
3 19 (9.27%) Oracle APEX
4 17 (8.29%) Jenkins
5 15 (7.32%) SoapUI
6 14 (6.83%) ClearCase
6 14 (6.83%) Eclipse
7 12 (5.85%) Selenium
8 11 (5.37%) WatiN
9 9 (4.39%) JUnit
10 8 (3.90%) Ant
10 8 (3.90%) Maven
11 7 (3.41%) Git (software)
12 5 (2.44%) MSTest
12 5 (2.44%) NUnit
13 4 (1.95%) Subversion
13 4 (1.95%) Hudson
14 3 (1.46%) Xcode
15 2 (0.98%) ProC
15 2 (0.98%) JBuilder
General
1 54 (26.34%) Finance
2 45 (21.95%) Retail
3 18 (8.78%) Banking
4 8 (3.90%) Marketing
5 5 (2.44%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.46%) Billing
6 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 95 (46.34%) Developer
2 55 (26.83%) Oracle Developer
3 37 (18.05%) Consultant
3 37 (18.05%) Oracle Consultant
4 21 (10.24%) Java Developer
5 14 (6.83%) Technical Specialist
6 13 (6.34%) Architect
7 12 (5.85%) Senior Developer
7 12 (5.85%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 11 (5.37%) Tester
9 10 (4.88%) Analyst
9 10 (4.88%) DBA
10 9 (4.39%) Senior Technical Specialist
10 9 (4.39%) Oracle Architect
10 9 (4.39%) Middleware Architect
11 8 (3.90%) Oracle DBA
12 7 (3.41%) Lead Developer
12 7 (3.41%) QA Tester
12 7 (3.41%) Automated Tester
13 6 (2.93%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (28.29%) XML
2 44 (21.46%) Web Services
3 36 (17.56%) XSLT
4 35 (17.07%) HTML
5 26 (12.68%) SOAP
6 24 (11.71%) .NET
6 24 (11.71%) J2EE
7 22 (10.73%) CSS
8 20 (9.76%) WSDL
9 18 (8.78%) JMS
10 17 (8.29%) Middleware
10 17 (8.29%) Spring
10 17 (8.29%) JDBC
11 15 (7.32%) JSP
12 14 (6.83%) XSD
12 14 (6.83%) Oracle Fusion
13 13 (6.34%) JSON
14 11 (5.37%) REST
14 11 (5.37%) Hibernate
14 11 (5.37%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (11.71%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.95%) Online Banking
4 4 (1.95%) Life Science
5 3 (1.46%) Replication
5 3 (1.46%) Statistics
5 3 (1.46%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.98%) Open Source
6 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.98%) Clustering
7 1 (0.49%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.05%) UNIX
2 34 (16.59%) Linux
3 12 (5.85%) Windows
4 7 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.93%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (17.07%) SOA
2 35 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
3 31 (15.12%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (9.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (8.78%) Workflow
6 15 (7.32%) MVC
7 14 (6.83%) ERP
7 14 (6.83%) Mentoring
7 14 (6.83%) Coaching
7 14 (6.83%) Software Delivery
8 13 (6.34%) ETL
9 12 (5.85%) Change Management
9 12 (5.85%) Time Management
10 11 (5.37%) Test Scripting
10 11 (5.37%) Regression Testing
10 11 (5.37%) Automated Testing
11 9 (4.39%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.90%) TDD
12 8 (3.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 201 (98.05%) SQL
2 97 (47.32%) Java
3 34 (16.59%) JavaScript
4 23 (11.22%) C#
5 16 (7.80%) Shell Script
6 12 (5.85%) VBA
7 10 (4.88%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.90%) XPath
9 3 (1.46%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.98%) C
10 2 (0.98%) C++
11 1 (0.49%) VB
11 1 (0.49%) Perl
11 1 (0.49%) PHP
11 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.49%) VC++
11 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (15.61%) Degree
2 12 (5.85%) HND
3 3 (1.46%) NVQ Level 3
3 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.98%) OCP
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.98%) MCTS
4 2 (0.98%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.20%) QA
2 5 (2.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.93%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.46%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.49%) Foglight
3 1 (0.49%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 188 (91.71%) Oracle
2 21 (10.24%) IBM
3 14 (6.83%) Actimize
4 11 (5.37%) Telerik
4 11 (5.37%) Informatica
5 8 (3.90%) VMware
5 8 (3.90%) Hyperion
6 7 (3.41%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.44%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.44%) Cognos
7 5 (2.44%) Stellent
8 4 (1.95%) Google
8 4 (1.95%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.46%) Apple
10 1 (0.49%) Retek
10 1 (0.49%) Imperva
10 1 (0.49%) Tableau
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