Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 327 282 288
Rank change year-on-year -45 +6 -46
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 1,179 1,818 2,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 1.20% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.73% 2.19% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 915 1,356 1,514
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,165 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.33% +5.61% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,412 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.40% +5.56% -1.10%

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 67,956 82,938 95,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.09% 54.91% 55.60%
Number of salaries quoted 56,122 68,580 80,115
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -35 1,055 £52,500 - 206
UK excluding London -33 719 £45,412 -4.40% 145
London -60 426 £62,500 +4.17% 74
South East -34 249 £55,000 +10.00% 48
North of England +74 174 £42,500 -5.56% 32
North West +53 100 £42,500 -15.00% 14
Midlands -22 91 £46,000 +10.84% 31
South West +29 70 £39,250 -9.77% 10
Scotland -64 70 £50,000 - 11
West Midlands +8 62 £46,000 +8.24% 11
Yorkshire +32 54 £38,250 -15.00% 18
East of England -15 30 £43,500 -3.33% 10
East Midlands -29 29 £48,750 +26.62% 20
North East +22 20 £40,000 -15.79%
Northern Ireland +21 20 £45,000 -30.77%
Wales +1 16 £42,500 -5.56% 3

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1,157 (98.13%) SQL
2 992 (84.14%) Oracle
3 384 (32.57%) Finance
3 384 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
4 377 (31.98%) Oracle Database
5 370 (31.38%) Java
6 283 (24.00%) SQL Server
7 279 (23.66%) Unix
8 244 (20.70%) Business Intelligence
9 226 (19.17%) Linux
10 204 (17.30%) T-SQL
11 190 (16.12%) Git (software)
12 186 (15.78%) Oracle Reports
13 185 (15.69%) .NET
14 182 (15.44%) Data Warehouse
15 181 (15.35%) C#
16 177 (15.01%) Microsoft
17 175 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
18 170 (14.42%) ETL
19 169 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
20 163 (13.83%) DevOps
20 163 (13.83%) Azure
21 160 (13.57%) SDLC
22 148 (12.55%) Degree
23 146 (12.38%) Oracle Forms
24 143 (12.13%) Web Services
25 140 (11.87%) Windows
25 140 (11.87%) JavaScript
25 140 (11.87%) Data Modelling
26 137 (11.62%) Relational Database

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 55 (4.66%) Oracle Workflow
2 50 (4.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 45 (3.82%) Tomcat
4 43 (3.65%) WebLogic
5 29 (2.46%) Apache Spark
5 29 (2.46%) JBoss
6 27 (2.29%) Confluence
7 24 (2.04%) SAS
8 22 (1.87%) Apache
8 22 (1.87%) IIS
8 22 (1.87%) SharePoint
9 19 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
10 18 (1.53%) Apache Airflow
11 10 (0.85%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.59%) CICS
14 6 (0.51%) nginx
15 5 (0.42%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.42%) MQSeries
16 4 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 49 (4.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.25%) SPSS
6 1 (0.085%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 130 (11.03%) Oracle EBS
2 69 (5.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 65 (5.51%) Oracle ERP
4 64 (5.43%) Oracle Applications
5 34 (2.88%) Oracle Payables
6 28 (2.37%) Oracle Financials
7 27 (2.29%) Oracle Receivables
8 24 (2.04%) Oracle Cash Management
9 19 (1.61%) Oracle Assets
10 13 (1.10%) Oracle General Ledger
11 11 (0.93%) Oracle iProcurement
12 7 (0.59%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 6 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
13 6 (0.51%) JDE EnterpriseOne
13 6 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 5 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
14 5 (0.42%) Oracle E-Business Tax
14 5 (0.42%) RiskWrite
14 5 (0.42%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
15 4 (0.34%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 163 (13.83%) Azure
2 90 (7.63%) AWS
3 40 (3.39%) GCP
3 40 (3.39%) Power Platform
4 29 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (2.04%) PaaS
6 19 (1.61%) Boomi
7 17 (1.44%) Amazon S3
8 14 (1.19%) GitHub
9 13 (1.10%) SaaS
10 9 (0.76%) IaaS
11 7 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (0.59%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 6 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.51%) Oracle CX
13 3 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.25%) Google Sheets
14 2 (0.17%) Azure Stack
14 2 (0.17%) Office 365
14 2 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.71%) HTTP
2 19 (1.61%) X.509
3 15 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.02%) PuTTY
5 10 (0.85%) SSL
6 8 (0.68%) Internet
7 7 (0.59%) Firewall
7 7 (0.59%) SAN
8 5 (0.42%) FTP
9 4 (0.34%) NAS
10 2 (0.17%) DHCP
10 2 (0.17%) DNS
10 2 (0.17%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.17%) LAN
10 2 (0.17%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.17%) WAN
10 2 (0.17%) WinSCP
11 1 (0.085%) DMZ
11 1 (0.085%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.085%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 377 (31.98%) Oracle Database
2 283 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 186 (15.78%) Oracle Reports
4 182 (15.44%) Data Warehouse
5 137 (11.62%) Relational Database
6 111 (9.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 110 (9.33%) Big Data
8 96 (8.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 95 (8.06%) Oracle Database 12c
10 80 (6.79%) BusinessObjects
11 72 (6.11%) RDBMS
12 71 (6.02%) Hadoop
13 64 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 61 (5.17%) Oracle ODI
15 57 (4.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 43 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 41 (3.48%) NoSQL
18 40 (3.39%) Power BI
19 38 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
20 37 (3.14%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 190 (16.12%) Git (software)
2 146 (12.38%) Oracle Forms
3 120 (10.18%) Jenkins
4 94 (7.97%) Oracle APEX
5 78 (6.62%) JIRA
6 63 (5.34%) Subversion
7 56 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 54 (4.58%) Visual Studio
9 45 (3.82%) TeamCity
10 44 (3.73%) Maven
11 36 (3.05%) SoapUI
12 35 (2.97%) Bitbucket
13 32 (2.71%) Artifactory
14 31 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
15 30 (2.54%) Toad
16 28 (2.37%) ProC
17 21 (1.78%) Eclipse
17 21 (1.78%) NUnit
18 20 (1.70%) SpecFlow
19 14 (1.19%) HP UFT
General
1 384 (32.57%) Finance
2 52 (4.41%) Banking
3 41 (3.48%) Retail
4 34 (2.88%) Public Sector
5 33 (2.80%) Marketing
6 30 (2.54%) Financial Institution
6 30 (2.54%) General Ledger
7 25 (2.12%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.78%) Back Office
8 21 (1.78%) Military
9 19 (1.61%) Games
10 17 (1.44%) Aerospace
11 10 (0.85%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.76%) Legal
13 7 (0.59%) Electronics
13 7 (0.59%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.51%) Billing
15 4 (0.34%) Local Government
16 3 (0.25%) Automotive
16 3 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 581 (49.28%) Developer
2 224 (19.00%) Oracle Developer
3 171 (14.50%) Analyst
4 95 (8.06%) SQL Developer
5 87 (7.38%) Senior Developer
6 75 (6.36%) Java Developer
7 70 (5.94%) Oracle Analyst
8 66 (5.60%) PL/SQL Developer
9 63 (5.34%) Consultant
10 58 (4.92%) Applications Support
10 58 (4.92%) DBA
11 57 (4.83%) Data Engineer
12 54 (4.58%) Support Analyst
13 53 (4.50%) .NET Developer
14 48 (4.07%) Oracle Consultant
15 47 (3.99%) C# Developer
16 44 (3.73%) Senior Oracle Developer
17 43 (3.65%) Applications Developer
18 41 (3.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 39 (3.31%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (15.69%) .NET
2 143 (12.13%) Web Services
3 132 (11.20%) XML
4 124 (10.52%) HTML
5 122 (10.35%) SOAP
6 98 (8.31%) REST
7 97 (8.23%) CSS
8 79 (6.70%) ASP.NET
9 67 (5.68%) JSON
10 65 (5.51%) jQuery
11 62 (5.26%) J2EE
12 56 (4.75%) Oracle Fusion
13 55 (4.66%) AngularJS
14 53 (4.50%) XSD
15 48 (4.07%) WCF
16 45 (3.82%) ASP.NET Web API
17 42 (3.56%) Spring
18 36 (3.05%) Middleware
19 35 (2.97%) JDBC
19 35 (2.97%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 169 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
3 50 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 27 (2.29%) Robotics
5 24 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (1.53%) User Experience
7 14 (1.19%) Derivative
8 12 (1.02%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.02%) iSeries
9 11 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (0.93%) Reinsurance
9 11 (0.93%) Replication
10 10 (0.85%) Mobile App
11 9 (0.76%) Mainframe
12 8 (0.68%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.59%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.51%) Clustering
14 6 (0.51%) Private Cloud
15 5 (0.42%) Blog
15 5 (0.42%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 279 (23.66%) Unix
2 226 (19.17%) Linux
3 140 (11.87%) Windows
4 40 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
6 13 (1.10%) AIX
7 10 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.76%) Android
8 9 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.76%) CentOS
8 9 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.68%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.68%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.59%) Solaris
11 6 (0.51%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
11 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.085%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (20.70%) Business Intelligence
3 175 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
4 170 (14.42%) ETL
5 163 (13.83%) DevOps
6 160 (13.57%) SDLC
7 140 (11.87%) Data Modelling
8 135 (11.45%) ERP
9 127 (10.77%) Mentoring
10 113 (9.58%) Scrum
11 106 (8.99%) Analytics
11 106 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
12 88 (7.46%) Computer Science
12 88 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
13 80 (6.79%) Software Engineering
13 80 (6.79%) TDD
14 79 (6.70%) SOA
15 76 (6.45%) Waterfall
16 71 (6.02%) Data Analysis
16 71 (6.02%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,157 (98.13%) SQL
2 370 (31.38%) Java
3 204 (17.30%) T-SQL
4 181 (15.35%) C#
5 140 (11.87%) JavaScript
6 111 (9.41%) Python
7 84 (7.12%) Shell Script
8 65 (5.51%) VB.NET
9 56 (4.75%) VB
10 50 (4.24%) C
11 42 (3.56%) Perl
12 40 (3.39%) VBA
13 39 (3.31%) Java 8
14 31 (2.63%) PowerShell
15 27 (2.29%) C++
16 25 (2.12%) Bash Shell
17 21 (1.78%) Scala
18 17 (1.44%) R
19 16 (1.36%) VBScript
20 14 (1.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 148 (12.55%) Degree
2 58 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (4.16%) Security Cleared
4 35 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 28 (2.37%) Oracle Certification
6 12 (1.02%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.93%) ISEB
7 11 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (0.93%) OCP
8 10 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.76%) MBA
10 8 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.34%) HND
11 4 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.34%) MCSE
12 3 (0.25%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.17%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.17%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.17%) OCA
13 2 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (8.57%) QA
2 26 (2.21%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.27%) SLA
4 10 (0.85%) IFRS
5 3 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.17%) GAAP
6 2 (0.17%) GAMP
6 2 (0.17%) HL7
7 1 (0.085%) GxP
7 1 (0.085%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (4.16%) Docker
2 15 (1.27%) HDFS
2 15 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (0.76%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.085%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.085%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.085%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.085%) NFS
6 1 (0.085%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.085%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.085%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 91 (7.72%) Ansible
2 31 (2.63%) Terraform
3 29 (2.46%) Data Guard
4 25 (2.12%) Oracle RMAN
5 22 (1.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 20 (1.70%) Automic
7 16 (1.36%) Kubernetes
8 13 (1.10%) Puppet
9 10 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (0.68%) Control-M
11 7 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (0.59%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 7 (0.59%) Grafana
11 7 (0.59%) Prometheus
12 6 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
13 5 (0.42%) BladeLogic
13 5 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
14 3 (0.25%) Oracle Statspack
14 3 (0.25%) Tivoli
14 3 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 992 (84.14%) Oracle
2 177 (15.01%) Microsoft
3 84 (7.12%) Informatica
4 77 (6.53%) SAP
5 47 (3.99%) Teradata
6 41 (3.48%) Google
7 39 (3.31%) Cloudera
8 32 (2.71%) IBM
9 30 (2.54%) IFS
10 25 (2.12%) TIBCO
11 23 (1.95%) MuleSoft
12 20 (1.70%) Cadence
12 20 (1.70%) FactSet
12 20 (1.70%) Red Hat
12 20 (1.70%) webMethods
13 19 (1.61%) Dell
14 18 (1.53%) Sybase
15 17 (1.44%) Tableau
16 14 (1.19%) AppDynamics
16 14 (1.19%) HP