Period
to 21 October 2021

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 21 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 460 330 352
Rank change year-on-year -130 +22 -71
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 830 430 1,256
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.88% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 1.48% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 481 301 987
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,625 £44,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 68,040 28,987 73,284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.93% 59.25% 53.47%
Number of salaries quoted 45,182 24,801 60,626
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 21 October 2021.

Salary histogram for PL/SQL in the UK

PL/SQL
Top 17 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 21 October 2021. 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 -138 674 £52,500 +5.00% 198
UK excluding London -91 509 £50,000 - 126
London -170 207 £60,000 -11.11% 80
Work from Home -149 199 £51,000 -7.27% 34
South East -18 157 £52,500 +5.00% 27
North of England -95 115 £50,000 +2.04% 28
Midlands -109 104 £51,000 +2.00% 46
Yorkshire -59 67 £48,250 -16.09% 13
South West -61 66 £42,500 -13.27% 6
East Midlands -80 58 £51,000 +2.00% 9
North West -93 46 £55,000 +12.24% 12
West Midlands -103 46 £50,000 - 37
Scotland -65 44 £47,750 +9.77% 7
East of England -95 19 £45,000 -14.29% 11
Wales -57 5 £34,597 -33.15% 1
Northern Ireland -46 4 £61,000 +16.19%
North East - 2 £49,750 - 3

For the 6 months to 21 October 2021, 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.

1 810 (97.59%) SQL
2 655 (78.92%) Oracle
3 318 (38.31%) Social Skills
4 294 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
5 279 (33.61%) Oracle Database
6 241 (29.04%) Problem-Solving
7 221 (26.63%) Java
8 173 (20.84%) Linux
9 160 (19.28%) Unix
10 156 (18.80%) Business Intelligence
10 156 (18.80%) Relational Database
11 154 (18.55%) ETL
11 154 (18.55%) Finance
11 154 (18.55%) Scrum
12 149 (17.95%) C#
13 141 (16.99%) Analytical Skills
14 137 (16.51%) Microsoft
15 134 (16.14%) Oracle Database 12c
16 122 (14.70%) Data Warehouse
16 122 (14.70%) Software Engineering
17 120 (14.46%) Degree
18 119 (14.34%) JavaScript
19 118 (14.22%) Migration
20 116 (13.98%) SQL Server
20 116 (13.98%) Analytics
21 113 (13.61%) WebLogic
22 106 (12.77%) Oracle APEX
23 105 (12.65%) RDBMS
24 102 (12.29%) Azure
25 101 (12.17%) Oracle Database 10g

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
1 113 (13.61%) WebLogic
2 71 (8.55%) SAS
3 54 (6.51%) Oracle Workflow
4 37 (4.46%) Apache Spark
5 26 (3.13%) Confluence
6 25 (3.01%) Tomcat
7 23 (2.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 22 (2.65%) Oracle Service Bus
9 19 (2.29%) Apache
10 18 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
11 16 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.20%) IIS
13 9 (1.08%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.72%) CMS
15 5 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
15 5 (0.60%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.60%) JCAPS
15 5 (0.60%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.36%) Apache Solr
17 2 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 74 (8.92%) Microsoft Office
2 59 (7.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (4.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.60%) Stata
5 4 (0.48%) EngageOne
5 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle Smart View
7 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 35 (4.22%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (1.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (1.81%) Oracle ERP
5 10 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.48%) Staffware
9 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.36%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.36%) SAP GTS
9 3 (0.36%) Shopify
9 3 (0.36%) Siebel CRM
10 2 (0.24%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 102 (12.29%) Azure
2 85 (10.24%) AWS
3 61 (7.35%) Power Platform
4 49 (5.90%) Snowflake
5 33 (3.98%) SaaS
6 24 (2.89%) PaaS
7 21 (2.53%) Google Analytics
8 20 (2.41%) GCP
9 15 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
10 14 (1.69%) IaaS
11 12 (1.45%) Azure Data Factory
11 12 (1.45%) GitHub
12 11 (1.33%) Amazon SageMaker
13 7 (0.84%) Serverless
14 6 (0.72%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
14 6 (0.72%) Boomi
15 5 (0.60%) Azure Functions
15 5 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.60%) iPaaS
15 5 (0.60%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.33%) Broadband
2 9 (1.08%) SMS
3 8 (0.96%) Internet
4 6 (0.72%) HTTP
5 5 (0.60%) SMTP
5 5 (0.60%) SSL
6 3 (0.36%) VPN
7 2 (0.24%) DNS
7 2 (0.24%) DSL
7 2 (0.24%) Firewall
7 2 (0.24%) FTP
7 2 (0.24%) SAN
8 1 (0.12%) ATM
8 1 (0.12%) DHCP
8 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.12%) IMAP
8 1 (0.12%) IPsec
8 1 (0.12%) SSH
8 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (33.61%) Oracle Database
2 156 (18.80%) Relational Database
3 134 (16.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 122 (14.70%) Data Warehouse
5 116 (13.98%) SQL Server
6 105 (12.65%) RDBMS
7 101 (12.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 101 (12.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 76 (9.16%) Oracle Reports
9 63 (7.59%) MySQL
10 61 (7.35%) Power BI
11 53 (6.39%) PostgreSQL
12 50 (6.02%) Hadoop
13 48 (5.78%) Oracle BI EE
14 33 (3.98%) Oracle ODI
15 32 (3.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 30 (3.61%) Apache Hive
17 29 (3.49%) Tableau
18 28 (3.37%) Pentaho
19 24 (2.89%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 106 (12.77%) Oracle APEX
2 94 (11.33%) Git (software)
3 89 (10.72%) Oracle Forms
4 56 (6.75%) Jenkins
5 55 (6.63%) JIRA
6 31 (3.73%) Subversion
6 31 (3.73%) Toad
7 30 (3.61%) Maven
8 18 (2.17%) JUnit
9 16 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (1.45%) Bitbucket
11 11 (1.33%) Cucumber
12 10 (1.20%) Eclipse
12 10 (1.20%) GitLab
12 10 (1.20%) Liquibase
12 10 (1.20%) NUnit
13 9 (1.08%) IBM UrbanCode
13 9 (1.08%) IntelliJ
13 9 (1.08%) ProC
13 9 (1.08%) SoapUI
General
1 318 (38.31%) Social Skills
2 154 (18.55%) Finance
3 141 (16.99%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (6.51%) Public Sector
5 32 (3.86%) Banking
6 31 (3.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 27 (3.25%) Manufacturing
8 22 (2.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 21 (2.53%) Police
10 20 (2.41%) Marketing
11 18 (2.17%) Law
12 15 (1.81%) Games
13 13 (1.57%) Telecoms
14 12 (1.45%) Billing
15 11 (1.33%) Retail
16 10 (1.20%) Electronics
16 10 (1.20%) Presentation Skills
17 9 (1.08%) Advertising
18 8 (0.96%) Retail Banking
19 7 (0.84%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 398 (47.95%) Developer
2 196 (23.61%) Oracle Developer
3 76 (9.16%) Analyst
4 71 (8.55%) Software Engineer
5 69 (8.31%) SQL Developer
6 59 (7.11%) PL/SQL Developer
6 59 (7.11%) Programmer
7 54 (6.51%) Architect
8 44 (5.30%) Java Developer
9 43 (5.18%) Data Engineer
10 41 (4.94%) Senior Developer
11 39 (4.70%) .NET Developer
12 34 (4.10%) Data Architect
12 34 (4.10%) Support Analyst
13 33 (3.98%) Consultant
14 30 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 29 (3.49%) Senior Software Engineer
16 26 (3.13%) Software Developer
17 25 (3.01%) Senior Programmer
18 23 (2.77%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (12.17%) .NET
1 101 (12.17%) XML
2 71 (8.55%) REST
3 70 (8.43%) Web Services
4 68 (8.19%) HTML
4 68 (8.19%) Spring
5 61 (7.35%) CSS
6 58 (6.99%) JSON
7 56 (6.75%) SOAP
8 51 (6.14%) Kafka
9 43 (5.18%) jQuery
10 39 (4.70%) Ajax
11 36 (4.34%) Spring Boot
12 31 (3.73%) ASP.NET
13 30 (3.61%) RESTful
14 29 (3.49%) React
15 28 (3.37%) AngularJS
16 27 (3.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
17 24 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web API
18 23 (2.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (3.61%) Virtual Team
2 20 (2.41%) Data Structures
3 19 (2.29%) Biotechnology
3 19 (2.29%) Life Science
4 18 (2.17%) Algorithms
4 18 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.45%) User Experience
6 11 (1.33%) Legacy Systems
7 9 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (0.84%) NHS
9 7 (0.84%) N-Tier
10 6 (0.72%) Cloud Native
10 6 (0.72%) Clustering
10 6 (0.72%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (0.60%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 173 (20.84%) Linux
2 160 (19.28%) Unix
3 58 (6.99%) Windows
4 30 (3.61%) Solaris
5 16 (1.93%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.20%) VMS
6 10 (1.20%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.72%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.48%) AIX
8 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.24%) CentOS
9 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.12%) Android
10 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (29.04%) Problem-Solving
3 156 (18.80%) Business Intelligence
4 154 (18.55%) ETL
4 154 (18.55%) Scrum
5 122 (14.70%) Software Engineering
6 118 (14.22%) Migration
7 116 (13.98%) Analytics
8 85 (10.24%) Waterfall
9 84 (10.12%) Data Modelling
10 78 (9.40%) Customer Requirements
11 73 (8.80%) Data Management
11 73 (8.80%) DevOps
12 68 (8.19%) Computer Science
13 67 (8.07%) SDLC
14 56 (6.75%) Workflow
15 55 (6.63%) Performance Tuning
15 55 (6.63%) Project Management
16 53 (6.39%) Requirements Gathering
17 52 (6.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 810 (97.59%) SQL
2 221 (26.63%) Java
3 149 (17.95%) C#
4 119 (14.34%) JavaScript
5 100 (12.05%) T-SQL
6 89 (10.72%) Python
7 86 (10.36%) Shell Script
8 44 (5.30%) VB
9 36 (4.34%) C
10 26 (3.13%) C++
11 25 (3.01%) PowerShell
12 18 (2.17%) HiveQL
12 18 (2.17%) Java 8
13 17 (2.05%) PHP
14 14 (1.69%) R
15 10 (1.20%) Scala
15 10 (1.20%) TypeScript
16 8 (0.96%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.96%) Groovy
16 8 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 120 (14.46%) Degree
2 78 (9.40%) Security Cleared
3 44 (5.30%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (2.05%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.72%) OCP
7 4 (0.48%) HND
7 4 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.36%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.24%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.01%) Data Quality
2 20 (2.41%) QA
3 17 (2.05%) SLA
4 9 (1.08%) CDISC
5 6 (0.72%) GDPR
5 6 (0.72%) Good Clinical Practice
6 5 (0.60%) HL7
7 3 (0.36%) ISO 15022
7 3 (0.36%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.24%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.12%) EMIR
9 1 (0.12%) ITGC
9 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 33 (3.98%) Docker
2 27 (3.25%) HDFS
3 15 (1.81%) Active Directory
4 14 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.12%) iptables
6 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 49 (5.90%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (1.45%) Data Guard
4 11 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (0.96%) Ansible
5 8 (0.96%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 7 (0.84%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 5 (0.60%) Terraform
8 4 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.36%) Control-M
9 3 (0.36%) Nagios
10 2 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.24%) HP Fortify
10 2 (0.24%) Kibana
10 2 (0.24%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.24%) Puppet
11 1 (0.12%) Cacti
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Statspack
11 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 655 (78.92%) Oracle
2 137 (16.51%) Microsoft
3 56 (6.75%) Informatica
4 35 (4.22%) Talend
5 29 (3.49%) SAP
6 28 (3.37%) Google
7 27 (3.25%) Databricks
8 19 (2.29%) JDA
9 16 (1.93%) Atlassian
10 11 (1.33%) BT
10 11 (1.33%) Splunk
11 10 (1.20%) IBM
11 10 (1.20%) Sencha
12 9 (1.08%) StreamSets
13 8 (0.96%) Ab Initio
13 8 (0.96%) IFS
13 8 (0.96%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.84%) TIBCO
15 6 (0.72%) VMware