Period
to 25 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PL/SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PL/SQL over the 6 months to 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 326 344 268
Rank change year-on-year +18 -76 -10
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 429 1,239 2,071
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 0.91% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.48% 1.70% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 350 1,001 1,633
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,362 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.29% +9.69% -

PL/SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 28,990 72,862 91,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.36% 53.51% 55.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24,613 59,802 75,881
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in the UK

PL/SQL
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PL/SQL.

Salary trend for PL/SQL in the UK

PL/SQL
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PL/SQL over the 6 months to 25 October 2020.

Salary histogram for PL/SQL in the UK

PL/SQL
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the UK over the 6 months to 25 October 2020. 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 +26 380 £50,000 -9.09% 102
UK excluding London +64 288 £50,000 +1.29% 87
London -16 128 £65,000 +8.33% 30
Midlands +129 99 £50,000 +1.29% 30
North of England +102 78 £49,000 +15.29% 15
East Midlands +125 61 £51,500 -1.90% 15
Work from Home +49 52 £55,000 +22.22% 17
North West +101 51 £49,000 +15.29% 9
South West +125 49 £49,000 +30.67% 2
West Midlands +77 38 £50,000 +17.65% 15
Yorkshire +101 27 £57,500 +26.62% 6
Scotland +28 25 £43,500 -13.00% 7
South East +10 21 £50,000 -9.09% 18
Wales +48 10 £51,750 +29.38% 5
East of England +115 4 £52,500 +23.53% 7
Northern Ireland +17 2 £52,500 +23.53% 3

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, IT jobs citing PL/SQL 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 PL/SQL.

1 406 (94.64%) SQL
2 376 (87.65%) Oracle
3 190 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (32.63%) SQL Server
5 134 (31.24%) Oracle Database
6 133 (31.00%) Unix
7 120 (27.97%) JavaScript
8 119 (27.74%) Java
9 106 (24.71%) Azure
10 104 (24.24%) Git (software)
11 103 (24.01%) Linux
12 99 (23.08%) Microsoft
13 94 (21.91%) Python
14 91 (21.21%) Finance
15 86 (20.05%) C#
15 86 (20.05%) AWS
16 84 (19.58%) T-SQL
17 79 (18.41%) .NET
18 77 (17.95%) Windows
19 71 (16.55%) Shell Script
20 68 (15.85%) Software Engineering
21 67 (15.62%) Oracle Reports
22 65 (15.15%) Requirements Gathering
23 64 (14.92%) Scrum
24 63 (14.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 59 (13.75%) Hadoop
26 58 (13.52%) Oracle APEX
26 58 (13.52%) Mentoring
27 57 (13.29%) ETL
28 56 (13.05%) SAS

PL/SQL
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 56 (13.05%) SAS
2 24 (5.59%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (3.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.56%) Confluence
6 10 (2.33%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.17%) Apache
8 5 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.17%) CMS
8 5 (1.17%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.93%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.47%) IIS
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.23%) JBoss
12 1 (0.23%) Mule
12 1 (0.23%) nginx
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 10 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (3.50%) Oracle ERP
2 12 (2.80%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (2.80%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.93%) FLEXCUBE
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle AGIS
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.47%) Endur
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.23%) SAP FI-CA
8 1 (0.23%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 106 (24.71%) Azure
2 86 (20.05%) AWS
3 55 (12.82%) Power Platform
4 11 (2.56%) Amazon S3
5 10 (2.33%) GitHub
6 9 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (2.10%) AWS Fargate
6 9 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (2.10%) OpenShift
6 9 (2.10%) SaaS
6 9 (2.10%) Serverless
7 7 (1.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 7 (1.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 7 (1.63%) PaaS
7 7 (1.63%) Route 53
7 7 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (1.17%) Boomi
9 3 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.70%) IaaS
10 2 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.59%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.40%) VPN
3 5 (1.17%) SSL
4 1 (0.23%) DSL
4 1 (0.23%) HTTP
4 1 (0.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (32.63%) SQL Server
2 134 (31.24%) Oracle Database
3 67 (15.62%) Oracle Reports
4 63 (14.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (13.75%) Hadoop
6 56 (13.05%) Pentaho
7 55 (12.82%) BusinessObjects
7 55 (12.82%) Power BI
8 52 (12.12%) Big Data
9 44 (10.26%) Apache Hive
10 42 (9.79%) MongoDB
11 41 (9.56%) Impala
12 40 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 36 (8.39%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (5.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 21 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (3.96%) Amazon Redshift
16 17 (3.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 16 (3.73%) JasperReports
18 15 (3.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 104 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 58 (13.52%) Oracle APEX
3 47 (10.96%) Jenkins
4 41 (9.56%) Oracle Forms
5 39 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 37 (8.62%) JIRA
7 24 (5.59%) Maven
8 22 (5.13%) Artifactory
9 18 (4.20%) Bitbucket
10 13 (3.03%) TeamCity
11 9 (2.10%) Vagrant
11 9 (2.10%) Visual Studio
12 8 (1.86%) Subversion
13 7 (1.63%) SonarQube
14 6 (1.40%) Bitbucket Server
14 6 (1.40%) Selenium
14 6 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (1.17%) Cucumber
16 4 (0.93%) Moq
16 4 (0.93%) MSTest
General
1 91 (21.21%) Finance
2 27 (6.29%) Financial Institution
3 19 (4.43%) Banking
4 10 (2.33%) Law
5 9 (2.10%) Retail
6 7 (1.63%) Legal
7 6 (1.40%) Public Sector
8 5 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.93%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.70%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.70%) Billing
11 2 (0.47%) Advertising
11 2 (0.47%) French Language
11 2 (0.47%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 182 (42.42%) Developer
2 55 (12.82%) Data Engineer
3 50 (11.66%) Oracle Developer
4 49 (11.42%) Senior Developer
5 37 (8.62%) DBA
6 30 (6.99%) Web Developer
7 28 (6.53%) Analyst
7 28 (6.53%) SQL Developer
8 24 (5.59%) Oracle DBA
9 23 (5.36%) Java Developer
9 23 (5.36%) Senior Web Developer
9 23 (5.36%) Software Engineer
10 22 (5.13%) Software Developer
11 21 (4.90%) .NET Developer
12 19 (4.43%) Architect
13 17 (3.96%) Development Manager
13 17 (3.96%) Oracle Development Manager
14 15 (3.50%) C# Developer
15 14 (3.26%) Linux Engineer
15 14 (3.26%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (18.41%) .NET
2 48 (11.19%) CSS
3 47 (10.96%) HTML
4 43 (10.02%) ASP.NET Web API
5 39 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 36 (8.39%) AngularJS
6 36 (8.39%) Middleware
6 36 (8.39%) Web Services
7 34 (7.93%) jQuery
8 33 (7.69%) HTML5
8 33 (7.69%) React
9 31 (7.23%) CSS3
10 29 (6.76%) Kafka
11 27 (6.29%) React Native
12 26 (6.06%) ASP.NET Core
13 25 (5.83%) Oracle Fusion
14 24 (5.59%) XML
15 18 (4.20%) JSON
16 16 (3.73%) EDI
17 15 (3.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.83%) Mobile App
3 18 (4.20%) Virtual Team
4 16 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (2.56%) Clustering
6 8 (1.86%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.86%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.40%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.40%) DataPower
8 5 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.93%) Derivative
9 4 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.93%) PKI
10 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.70%) Smart Energy
10 3 (0.70%) User Experience
11 2 (0.47%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.47%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 133 (31.00%) Unix
2 103 (24.01%) Linux
3 77 (17.95%) Windows
4 11 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (2.56%) Solaris
5 10 (2.33%) CentOS
5 10 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.63%) CoreOS
7 3 (0.70%) AIX
8 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (15.85%) Software Engineering
3 65 (15.15%) Requirements Gathering
4 64 (14.92%) Scrum
5 58 (13.52%) Mentoring
6 57 (13.29%) ETL
7 56 (13.05%) Analytics
8 51 (11.89%) DevOps
9 47 (10.96%) Data Analytics
10 45 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
10 45 (10.49%) Software Delivery
11 44 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
11 44 (10.26%) Coaching
11 44 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 42 (9.79%) Process Improvement
13 40 (9.32%) MVC
14 37 (8.62%) Change Management
15 33 (7.69%) Web Development
16 32 (7.46%) Microservices
17 29 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 406 (94.64%) SQL
2 120 (27.97%) JavaScript
3 119 (27.74%) Java
4 94 (21.91%) Python
5 86 (20.05%) C#
6 84 (19.58%) T-SQL
7 71 (16.55%) Shell Script
8 39 (9.09%) HiveQL
9 34 (7.93%) Perl
10 31 (7.23%) Ruby
11 17 (3.96%) Bash Shell
12 15 (3.50%) Java 8
13 14 (3.26%) PowerShell
14 11 (2.56%) C++
15 9 (2.10%) C
16 5 (1.17%) VB
16 5 (1.17%) VB6
17 4 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 2 (0.47%) ABAP
18 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (7.46%) Security Cleared
2 30 (6.99%) BPSS Clearance
3 29 (6.76%) SC Cleared
4 26 (6.06%) Degree
5 20 (4.66%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (2.33%) OCA
6 10 (2.33%) OCP
7 6 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.40%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.93%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.70%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.47%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) ISEB
11 1 (0.23%) MOS
11 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.20%) QA
2 9 (2.10%) GDPR
3 5 (1.17%) SLA
4 3 (0.70%) EMIR
4 3 (0.70%) MiFID
5 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.23%) PMO
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (9.32%) HDFS
2 19 (4.43%) Docker
3 14 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (2.33%) RHEV
6 9 (2.10%) VirtualBox
7 7 (1.63%) GlusterFS
8 4 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.70%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.23%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 46 (10.72%) Ansible
2 25 (5.83%) Terraform
3 23 (5.36%) Puppet
4 17 (3.96%) Kubernetes
4 17 (3.96%) Oracle RMAN
5 15 (3.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 10 (2.33%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.40%) Nagios
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Statspack
9 1 (0.23%) Control-M
9 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 376 (87.65%) Oracle
2 99 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 55 (12.82%) Cloudera
4 50 (11.66%) Talend
5 47 (10.96%) Informatica
6 18 (4.20%) IBM
7 17 (3.96%) JDA
8 14 (3.26%) VMware
9 12 (2.80%) Sybase
10 11 (2.56%) Red Hat
10 11 (2.56%) SAP
11 6 (1.40%) AppDynamics
11 6 (1.40%) MuleSoft
11 6 (1.40%) New Relic
11 6 (1.40%) Splunk
12 4 (0.93%) EMC
12 4 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.93%) Sun
12 4 (0.93%) Veeam