Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 270 238
Rank change year-on-year +1 -32 -45
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 1,997 2,297 2,721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.25% 1.28% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.28% 2.32% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,527 1,625 1,999
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - -

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 87,730 99,180 98,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.93% 55.20% 53.04%
Number of salaries quoted 72,842 81,926 84,420
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in the UK

PL/SQL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PL/SQL in the UK

PL/SQL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 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 -5 1,736 £50,000 +5.26% 197
UK excluding London -12 1,199 £45,500 +1.11% 163
London +9 769 £60,000 +9.09% 62
South East +48 417 £50,000 - 45
Scotland +14 208 £50,000 +17.65% 22
North of England -46 190 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Midlands +22 180 £41,500 -2.35% 37
East of England -38 120 £45,000 - 20
North West -12 117 £50,000 +5.26% 9
West Midlands -10 90 £42,500 -5.56% 19
East Midlands +35 89 £40,000 +8.72% 18
South West +19 80 £44,750 -0.56% 14
Yorkshire -47 69 £43,000 +14.67% 7
Wales -15 15 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Northern Ireland -20 13 £45,000 +26.76% 1
North East -17 4 £64,000 +75.34% 3

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 1,942 (97.25%) SQL
2 1,571 (78.67%) Oracle
3 804 (40.26%) Finance
4 710 (35.55%) Java
5 704 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
6 490 (24.54%) Oracle Database
7 441 (22.08%) JavaScript
8 440 (22.03%) SQL Server
9 429 (21.48%) C#
10 393 (19.68%) Business Intelligence
11 391 (19.58%) HTML
12 388 (19.43%) .NET
12 388 (19.43%) Unix
13 365 (18.28%) XML
14 358 (17.93%) Linux
15 339 (16.98%) T-SQL
16 317 (15.87%) Web Services
17 309 (15.47%) Relational Database
18 299 (14.97%) CSS
19 286 (14.32%) Banking
20 281 (14.07%) Data Warehouse
21 277 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
22 250 (12.52%) Software Engineering
23 246 (12.32%) Scrum
24 243 (12.17%) Git (software)
25 238 (11.92%) ETL
26 237 (11.87%) Shell Script
27 235 (11.77%) Spring
28 230 (11.52%) Microsoft
29 210 (10.52%) Oracle Reports

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 84 (4.21%) Tomcat
2 78 (3.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 74 (3.71%) WebLogic
4 65 (3.25%) Apache
5 57 (2.85%) JBoss
6 56 (2.80%) Oracle Workflow
7 55 (2.75%) WebSphere
8 40 (2.00%) IIS
9 38 (1.90%) SharePoint
10 29 (1.45%) Apache Spark
11 28 (1.40%) Confluence
12 16 (0.80%) Oracle Application Server
13 15 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
14 12 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (0.55%) Apache Geronimo
15 11 (0.55%) Apache Pig
15 11 (0.55%) GlassFish
16 9 (0.45%) SAS
17 8 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
18 6 (0.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 144 (7.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.55%) Weka
6 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.15%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.050%) ArchiCAD
8 1 (0.050%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.050%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.050%) Revit
Business Applications
1 141 (7.06%) Oracle EBS
2 69 (3.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 46 (2.30%) Oracle ERP
4 33 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
5 30 (1.50%) Oracle Financials
6 28 (1.40%) Oracle 11i
7 27 (1.35%) Oracle Receivables
8 25 (1.25%) Oracle Payroll
9 23 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
10 21 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
11 18 (0.90%) Oracle Assets
12 17 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
13 14 (0.70%) Oracle HRMS
14 12 (0.60%) Oracle iProcurement
15 10 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
16 9 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
17 8 (0.40%) NetSuite
17 8 (0.40%) Oracle Internet Expenses
17 8 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
18 7 (0.35%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 129 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (2.35%) SaaS
4 45 (2.25%) Office 365
5 38 (1.90%) Amazon S3
6 37 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
7 25 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
7 25 (1.25%) PaaS
8 24 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
8 24 (1.20%) Serverless
9 23 (1.15%) Amazon EMR
10 22 (1.10%) Amazon Kinesis
10 22 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
11 21 (1.05%) GitHub
12 14 (0.70%) Route 53
13 13 (0.65%) OpenShift
14 9 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 9 (0.45%) DigitalOcean
15 8 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
15 8 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.80%) Internet
2 24 (1.20%) HTTP
3 22 (1.10%) Network Security
4 12 (0.60%) SAN
5 9 (0.45%) Intranet
5 9 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.40%) FTP
6 8 (0.40%) SSL
7 6 (0.30%) WAN
8 5 (0.25%) Firewall
8 5 (0.25%) LAN
8 5 (0.25%) WLAN
9 4 (0.20%) Broadband
9 4 (0.20%) DNS
9 4 (0.20%) SMS
9 4 (0.20%) SS7
9 4 (0.20%) VoIP
10 3 (0.15%) AMQP
10 3 (0.15%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.15%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 490 (24.54%) Oracle Database
2 440 (22.03%) SQL Server
3 309 (15.47%) Relational Database
4 281 (14.07%) Data Warehouse
5 210 (10.52%) Oracle Reports
6 209 (10.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 183 (9.16%) RDBMS
8 181 (9.06%) Oracle Database 12c
9 144 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 121 (6.06%) MySQL
10 121 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 113 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
12 112 (5.61%) MongoDB
13 97 (4.86%) Oracle Database 10g
14 88 (4.41%) BusinessObjects
15 81 (4.06%) Big Data
16 80 (4.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 66 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 62 (3.10%) Power BI
19 51 (2.55%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 243 (12.17%) Git (software)
2 184 (9.21%) JIRA
3 175 (8.76%) Oracle Forms
4 138 (6.91%) Oracle APEX
5 130 (6.51%) Jenkins
6 92 (4.61%) Subversion
7 81 (4.06%) Visual Studio
8 80 (4.01%) Maven
9 72 (3.61%) JUnit
10 69 (3.46%) Toad
11 53 (2.65%) NUnit
12 47 (2.35%) MSTest
13 46 (2.30%) Ant
14 45 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
15 40 (2.00%) Selenium
16 38 (1.90%) Protractor
17 36 (1.80%) Eclipse
18 35 (1.75%) Gradle
19 32 (1.60%) webpack
20 27 (1.35%) Zephyr
General
1 804 (40.26%) Finance
2 286 (14.32%) Banking
3 96 (4.81%) Retail
4 74 (3.71%) Telecoms
5 69 (3.46%) Investment Banking
6 55 (2.75%) Marketing
7 51 (2.55%) Manufacturing
8 41 (2.05%) Front Office
9 31 (1.55%) Electronics
10 29 (1.45%) Back Office
11 26 (1.30%) Law
12 21 (1.05%) Games
13 19 (0.95%) Billing
14 13 (0.65%) Advertising
15 11 (0.55%) Legal
16 10 (0.50%) Publishing
17 8 (0.40%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.40%) General Ledger
18 7 (0.35%) French Language
18 7 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,034 (51.78%) Developer
2 356 (17.83%) Oracle Developer
3 336 (16.83%) Analyst
4 222 (11.12%) Java Developer
5 194 (9.71%) SQL Developer
6 162 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 131 (6.56%) Support Analyst
8 128 (6.41%) DBA
9 125 (6.26%) Software Engineer
10 110 (5.51%) Applications Support
11 108 (5.41%) PL/SQL Developer
12 104 (5.21%) Oracle DBA
13 103 (5.16%) C# Developer
14 100 (5.01%) .NET Developer
15 98 (4.91%) Oracle Analyst
16 88 (4.41%) Consultant
17 83 (4.16%) Applications Support Analyst
18 71 (3.56%) Architect
19 67 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
20 65 (3.25%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (19.58%) HTML
2 388 (19.43%) .NET
3 365 (18.28%) XML
4 317 (15.87%) Web Services
5 299 (14.97%) CSS
6 235 (11.77%) Spring
7 194 (9.71%) SOAP
8 182 (9.11%) jQuery
9 166 (8.31%) ASP.NET
10 161 (8.06%) AngularJS
11 155 (7.76%) RESTful
12 143 (7.16%) JSON
13 134 (6.71%) REST
14 110 (5.51%) HTML5
15 101 (5.06%) WCF
16 93 (4.66%) Hibernate
17 92 (4.61%) XSLT
18 78 (3.91%) J2EE
19 75 (3.76%) CSS3
20 74 (3.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 190 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
3 66 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
4 53 (2.65%) Derivative
5 52 (2.60%) Fintech
6 51 (2.55%) Data Structures
7 44 (2.20%) Equity Derivative
7 44 (2.20%) Reference Data
8 41 (2.05%) Algorithms
8 41 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
9 39 (1.95%) Management Information System
10 26 (1.30%) Replication
10 26 (1.30%) User Experience
11 24 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 23 (1.15%) Fixed Income
12 23 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
13 20 (1.00%) Clustering
13 20 (1.00%) Robotics
14 17 (0.85%) Market Risk
15 16 (0.80%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 388 (19.43%) Unix
2 358 (17.93%) Linux
3 174 (8.71%) Windows
4 58 (2.90%) Solaris
5 40 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 36 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (1.65%) AIX
8 14 (0.70%) DC/OS
9 12 (0.60%) CentOS
9 12 (0.60%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.40%) Android
11 8 (0.40%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.30%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 4 (0.20%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 704 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
2 393 (19.68%) Business Intelligence
3 277 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
4 250 (12.52%) Software Engineering
5 246 (12.32%) Scrum
6 238 (11.92%) ETL
7 208 (10.42%) MVC
8 177 (8.86%) Data Modelling
9 161 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
10 159 (7.96%) Test Automation
11 155 (7.76%) ITIL
12 154 (7.71%) SDLC
13 149 (7.46%) Migration
14 130 (6.51%) DevOps
15 124 (6.21%) TDD
16 123 (6.16%) ERP
17 121 (6.06%) OO
18 116 (5.81%) Data Analysis
19 112 (5.61%) Unit Testing
20 109 (5.46%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,942 (97.25%) SQL
2 710 (35.55%) Java
3 441 (22.08%) JavaScript
4 429 (21.48%) C#
5 339 (16.98%) T-SQL
6 237 (11.87%) Shell Script
7 206 (10.32%) C++
8 199 (9.96%) Python
9 82 (4.11%) VBA
10 68 (3.41%) VB
11 58 (2.90%) VB.NET
12 56 (2.80%) C
13 40 (2.00%) Perl
13 40 (2.00%) PowerShell
14 37 (1.85%) Scala
15 34 (1.70%) R
16 31 (1.55%) F#
16 31 (1.55%) Haskell
16 31 (1.55%) TypeScript
17 27 (1.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 197 (9.86%) Degree
2 105 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 60 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 29 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 28 (1.40%) Oracle Certification
6 24 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (1.15%) MCSE
8 22 (1.10%) MCSA
9 21 (1.05%) PhD
10 18 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 16 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (0.70%) OCP
13 13 (0.65%) DV Cleared
14 10 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
16 7 (0.35%) ISTQB
17 6 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
17 6 (0.30%) OCA
18 5 (0.25%) ISEB
18 5 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (6.41%) QA
2 57 (2.85%) Data Quality
3 35 (1.75%) SLA
4 14 (0.70%) GDPR
4 14 (0.70%) MiFID
5 11 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.15%) SEPA
7 2 (0.10%) IFRS
7 2 (0.10%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.050%) GAAP
8 1 (0.050%) HL7
8 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 78 (3.91%) Docker
2 57 (2.85%) Oracle RAC
3 30 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (1.35%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.60%) HDFS
6 9 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 4 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.050%) Firmware
12 1 (0.050%) NFS
12 1 (0.050%) Samba
Systems Management
1 58 (2.90%) Ansible
2 56 (2.80%) Kubernetes
3 52 (2.60%) Data Guard
4 50 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 46 (2.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 36 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
7 35 (1.75%) Terraform
8 32 (1.60%) Control-M
9 18 (0.90%) Puppet
10 16 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (0.70%) Mesos
11 14 (0.70%) Rancher
12 9 (0.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 9 (0.45%) Oracle ZFS
13 8 (0.40%) Automic
14 7 (0.35%) Ambari
14 7 (0.35%) HP ALM
14 7 (0.35%) NetBackup
14 7 (0.35%) Tivoli
15 6 (0.30%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 1,571 (78.67%) Oracle
2 230 (11.52%) Microsoft
3 86 (4.31%) SAP
4 80 (4.01%) Tableau
5 63 (3.15%) Red Hat
6 57 (2.85%) Informatica
7 45 (2.25%) Talend
8 43 (2.15%) IBM
9 34 (1.70%) IFS
10 33 (1.65%) VMware
11 28 (1.40%) Citrix
11 28 (1.40%) Sybase
12 24 (1.20%) Rakuten
13 22 (1.10%) Remedy
14 20 (1.00%) TIBCO
15 18 (0.90%) Solace
16 17 (0.85%) Siebel
17 15 (0.75%) Ab Initio
17 15 (0.75%) Cognos
18 14 (0.70%) Talarian