The table below looks at the statistics for SQLPlus skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQLPlus over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SQL*Plus
Rank 811 806 741
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -65
Permanent jobs citing SQLPlus 86 84 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.077% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.26% 0.24% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 75 69 114
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +36.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,500 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +42.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
33389 35123 37914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.81% 32.08% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 28656 29917 33820
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQLPlus
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQLPlus within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQLPlus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQLPlus
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQLPlus within the UK.

SQLPlus Salary Trend in the UK

SQLPlus
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQLPlus over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

SQLPlus Salary Histogram in the UK

SQLPlus
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQLPlus within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
England +2 84 £52,500 +5.00%
London +11 34 £52,300 +4.60%
South East +35 32 £60,000 +6.66%
Hampshire -9 18 £60,000 +41.17%
West Sussex - 11 £60,000 -
Horsham - 8 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £40,250 -
Hertfordshire -19 5 £24,500 -30.00%
East of England -25 5 £24,500 -2.00%
Yorkshire -22 4 £40,000 +45.45%
Worcestershire - 4 £40,250 -
City of London +18 3 - -
Stevenage +9 3 £24,500 -30.00%
Berkshire +3 3 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire +3 3 £40,000 +45.45%
South West -4 3 - -
Dorset - 3 - -
Thatcham - 3 £45,000 -
Worcester - 3 £40,250 -
Havant - 3 £55,000 -
Bournemouth - 3 - -
Crawley - 3 £62,500 -
Scotland +5 2 £47,500 -20.83%
Birmingham - 2 £47,500 -
Edinburgh -3 1 £50,000 -16.66%
Aberdeen - 1 £45,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £46,500 -
Rotherham - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -

SQLPlus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SQLPlus 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 SQLPlus.

1 185 (96.86%) SQL
2 183 (95.81%) Oracle
3 152 (79.58%) PL/SQL
4 93 (48.69%) Oracle Database
5 87 (45.55%) UNIX
6 78 (40.84%) Relational Database
6 78 (40.84%) SQL Server
7 72 (37.70%) RDBMS
8 68 (35.60%) Oracle RAC
8 68 (35.60%) Finance
9 64 (33.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 61 (31.94%) Business Intelligence
10 61 (31.94%) Oracle RMAN
10 61 (31.94%) Toad
11 60 (31.41%) Oracle Reports
12 59 (30.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 57 (29.84%) Data Guard
14 52 (27.23%) Oracle Database 11g
15 50 (26.18%) ETL
16 42 (21.99%) DataStage
17 41 (21.47%) Data Warehouse
17 41 (21.47%) Mainframe
18 40 (20.94%) Oracle Database 10g
18 40 (20.94%) Oracle Exadata
19 38 (19.90%) Cognos
19 38 (19.90%) Linux
20 36 (18.85%) Test Strategy
20 36 (18.85%) Validation
20 36 (18.85%) Business Objects
21 35 (18.32%) HP

SQLPlus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SQLPlus 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 SQLPlus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (11.52%) WebLogic
2 15 (7.85%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.09%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.57%) IIS
4 3 (1.57%) SAS
5 2 (1.05%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.52%) WordPress
6 1 (0.52%) Apache
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.57%) MS Project
2 3 (1.57%) SPSS
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (17.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 30 (15.71%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (11.52%) Oracle Financials
3 22 (11.52%) Oracle Applications
4 21 (10.99%) Oracle General Ledger
4 21 (10.99%) Oracle Payables
5 16 (8.38%) Oracle iProcurement
5 16 (8.38%) Oracle Receivables
6 10 (5.24%) Oracle Assets
7 8 (4.19%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (2.62%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (2.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (1.57%) SAP MDM
11 2 (1.05%) SAP R/3
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle HRMS
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.14%) Internet
2 5 (2.62%) LDAP
2 5 (2.62%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.62%) DNS
3 2 (1.05%) SSL
3 2 (1.05%) Telnet
3 2 (1.05%) Firewall
4 1 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (48.69%) Oracle Database
2 78 (40.84%) Relational Database
2 78 (40.84%) SQL Server
3 72 (37.70%) RDBMS
4 64 (33.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 60 (31.41%) Oracle Reports
6 59 (30.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 52 (27.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 42 (21.99%) DataStage
9 41 (21.47%) Data Warehouse
10 40 (20.94%) Oracle Database 10g
10 40 (20.94%) Oracle Exadata
11 35 (18.32%) Oracle ODI
11 35 (18.32%) DB2
12 23 (12.04%) Oracle9i Database
13 22 (11.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 18 (9.42%) Oracle Discoverer
15 11 (5.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 8 (4.19%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (4.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 61 (31.94%) Toad
2 35 (18.32%) QuickTest Pro
3 27 (14.14%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (4.19%) Oracle APEX
5 7 (3.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (3.14%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.09%) eggPlant
7 4 (2.09%) LoadUI
8 3 (1.57%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.57%) JIRA
9 1 (0.52%) ProC
9 1 (0.52%) Subversion
9 1 (0.52%) JDeveloper
General
1 68 (35.60%) Finance
2 30 (15.71%) Banking
3 21 (10.99%) Advertising
4 7 (3.66%) Retail
5 5 (2.62%) General Ledger
5 5 (2.62%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.09%) Back Office
6 4 (2.09%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.09%) International Banking
6 4 (2.09%) Publishing
7 3 (1.57%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.57%) Automotive
8 2 (1.05%) Legal
8 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (37.70%) DBA
1 72 (37.70%) Oracle DBA
2 38 (19.90%) Test Manager
3 22 (11.52%) Analyst
4 21 (10.99%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 21 (10.99%) Senior DBA
5 17 (8.90%) Developer
6 15 (7.85%) Technical Leader
7 14 (7.33%) Support Analyst
8 12 (6.28%) Oracle Developer
9 11 (5.76%) SQL DBA
10 9 (4.71%) Senior SQL DBA
11 8 (4.19%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.66%) Software Engineer
12 7 (3.66%) SQL Server DBA
12 7 (3.66%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (3.66%) Technical Support
12 7 (3.66%) Technical Support Analyst
12 7 (3.66%) Portfolio Manager
12 7 (3.66%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.57%) XML
2 5 (2.62%) Web Services
3 4 (2.09%) SOAP
3 4 (2.09%) HTML
3 4 (2.09%) EDI
3 4 (2.09%) XML Messaging
4 3 (1.57%) XSLT
5 2 (1.05%) .NET
5 2 (1.05%) WCF
5 2 (1.05%) Middleware
6 1 (0.52%) OCX
6 1 (0.52%) CGI
6 1 (0.52%) jQuery
6 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.52%) COM
6 1 (0.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.47%) Mainframe
2 25 (13.09%) Replication
3 15 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.66%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.14%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.09%) Equities
7 3 (1.57%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.57%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.05%) Life Science
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.52%) User Experience
9 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 87 (45.55%) UNIX
2 38 (19.90%) Linux
3 18 (9.42%) Windows
4 15 (7.85%) Solaris
5 1 (0.52%) VMS
5 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (31.94%) Business Intelligence
2 50 (26.18%) ETL
3 36 (18.85%) Validation
3 36 (18.85%) Test Strategy
4 35 (18.32%) Test Management
4 35 (18.32%) Data Validation
5 22 (11.52%) BCP
6 21 (10.99%) Software Testing
7 17 (8.90%) Service Delivery
7 17 (8.90%) Analytics
8 16 (8.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (7.85%) Workflow
10 14 (7.33%) ITIL
11 13 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (5.76%) ERP
12 11 (5.76%) Test Scripting
13 10 (5.24%) Integration Testing
14 9 (4.71%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (4.19%) Mentoring
16 7 (3.66%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 185 (96.86%) SQL
2 152 (79.58%) PL/SQL
3 30 (15.71%) T-SQL
4 27 (14.14%) Perl
5 26 (13.61%) Java
6 14 (7.33%) R
7 13 (6.81%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.62%) C++
9 4 (2.09%) C
10 3 (1.57%) C#
10 3 (1.57%) Korn
11 2 (1.05%) Scala
11 2 (1.05%) Python
12 1 (0.52%) DCL
12 1 (0.52%) VB
12 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (6.81%) Degree
2 9 (4.71%) Oracle Certification
3 8 (4.19%) OCA
4 7 (3.66%) OCP
5 3 (1.57%) ISEB
5 3 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.57%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.33%) QA
2 7 (3.66%) SLA
3 6 (3.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (35.60%) Oracle RAC
2 61 (31.94%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 57 (29.84%) Data Guard
2 30 (15.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.52%) Nagios
3 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 183 (95.81%) Oracle
2 38 (19.90%) Cognos
3 36 (18.85%) Business Objects
4 35 (18.32%) HP
5 22 (11.52%) Microsoft
6 9 (4.71%) SAP
7 5 (2.62%) Informatica
8 4 (2.09%) CA
8 4 (2.09%) GoldenSource
9 3 (1.57%) Tableau
9 3 (1.57%) IBM
10 2 (1.05%) F5
10 2 (1.05%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.52%) NetApp
11 1 (0.52%) Pegasus