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

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 320 267 301
Rank change year-on-year -53 +34 -50
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 1,114 1,829 1,964
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 1.23% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.73% 2.26% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1,388 1,598
Median annual salary £50,000 £51,250 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +6.22% -3.50%
10th Percentile £32,800 £34,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -5.26%

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 64,536 81,084 98,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.34% 54.72% 56.02%
Number of salaries quoted 53,194 66,843 83,306
Median annual salary £52,875 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.71% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 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 -50 987 £51,796 -1.34% 154
UK excluding London -27 697 £45,000 -5.26% 126
London -59 365 £65,000 +8.33% 36
South East -26 251 £55,000 +10.00% 63
North of England +55 156 £42,500 -5.56% 18
Midlands -29 99 £45,000 +8.43% 21
North West +27 82 £42,500 -9.33% 4
South West +22 63 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Yorkshire +35 60 £38,750 -9.88% 14
Scotland -66 54 £50,000 - 3
East Midlands +5 50 £32,500 -15.58% 11
West Midlands -21 48 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Work from Home +24 35 £48,500 -3.00% 5
East of England -10 32 £48,000 -23.20% 4
Wales +10 25 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Northern Ireland +25 18 £45,000 -14.29%
North East +9 14 £39,500 -2.47%

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 1,096 (98.38%) SQL
2 933 (83.75%) Oracle
3 368 (33.03%) Java
4 357 (32.05%) Finance
5 337 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
6 321 (28.82%) Oracle Database
7 275 (24.69%) SQL Server
8 244 (21.90%) Unix
9 232 (20.83%) Linux
10 195 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
11 188 (16.88%) Oracle Reports
12 165 (14.81%) .NET
13 164 (14.72%) C#
14 163 (14.63%) T-SQL
15 158 (14.18%) JavaScript
16 156 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
17 155 (13.91%) Degree
18 154 (13.82%) Data Warehouse
19 150 (13.46%) DevOps
20 149 (13.38%) Windows
21 147 (13.20%) Problem-Solving
22 142 (12.75%) Microsoft
23 141 (12.66%) Relational Database
24 136 (12.21%) Git (software)
25 133 (11.94%) Web Services
26 130 (11.67%) Azure
27 128 (11.49%) ETL
28 119 (10.68%) Python
29 117 (10.50%) XML
30 114 (10.23%) HTML

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 43 (3.86%) Oracle Workflow
2 40 (3.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 35 (3.14%) Tomcat
4 33 (2.96%) Confluence
5 32 (2.87%) SAS
5 32 (2.87%) WebLogic
6 18 (1.62%) Apache Spark
6 18 (1.62%) SharePoint
7 17 (1.53%) IIS
8 15 (1.35%) Apache
8 15 (1.35%) JBoss
8 15 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
9 13 (1.17%) CICS
10 9 (0.81%) nginx
11 8 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 6 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.45%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.36%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.27%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 47 (4.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.81%) SPSS
4 8 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.090%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 104 (9.34%) Oracle EBS
2 59 (5.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 38 (3.41%) Oracle ERP
4 36 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
5 35 (3.14%) Oracle Applications
6 34 (3.05%) Oracle Receivables
7 31 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
8 27 (2.42%) Oracle Assets
9 25 (2.24%) Oracle General Ledger
10 22 (1.97%) Oracle Cash Management
10 22 (1.97%) Oracle iProcurement
11 14 (1.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 11 (0.99%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 7 (0.63%) Oracle E-Business Tax
14 6 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
14 6 (0.54%) JDE EnterpriseOne
14 6 (0.54%) Oracle Internet Expenses
15 5 (0.45%) RiskWrite
15 5 (0.45%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
16 4 (0.36%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 130 (11.67%) Azure
2 91 (8.17%) AWS
3 33 (2.96%) Power Platform
4 30 (2.69%) PaaS
5 23 (2.06%) GCP
6 21 (1.89%) SaaS
7 18 (1.62%) Amazon S3
7 18 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (1.08%) IaaS
9 12 (1.08%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 11 (0.99%) Boomi
10 11 (0.99%) GitHub
11 7 (0.63%) OpenShift
11 7 (0.63%) Oracle CX
12 6 (0.54%) Serverless
13 5 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.69%) HTTP
2 22 (1.97%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.44%) SSL
4 13 (1.17%) PuTTY
5 11 (0.99%) X.509
6 7 (0.63%) Internet
7 5 (0.45%) FTP
7 5 (0.45%) SAN
8 3 (0.27%) NAS
9 2 (0.18%) WinSCP
10 1 (0.090%) DMZ
10 1 (0.090%) DNS
10 1 (0.090%) DWDM
10 1 (0.090%) Firewall
10 1 (0.090%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.090%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.090%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.090%) LAN
10 1 (0.090%) MPLS
10 1 (0.090%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (28.82%) Oracle Database
2 275 (24.69%) SQL Server
3 188 (16.88%) Oracle Reports
4 154 (13.82%) Data Warehouse
5 141 (12.66%) Relational Database
6 94 (8.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 87 (7.81%) BusinessObjects
7 87 (7.81%) RDBMS
8 84 (7.54%) Oracle Database 12c
9 80 (7.18%) Oracle Database 11g
10 72 (6.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 69 (6.19%) Big Data
12 63 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
13 53 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 52 (4.67%) Oracle ODI
15 49 (4.40%) Hadoop
16 40 (3.59%) MySQL
17 36 (3.23%) NoSQL
18 34 (3.05%) MongoDB
18 34 (3.05%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 136 (12.21%) Git (software)
2 113 (10.14%) Jenkins
3 109 (9.78%) Oracle Forms
4 94 (8.44%) Oracle APEX
5 75 (6.73%) JIRA
6 62 (5.57%) Subversion
7 42 (3.77%) Maven
8 39 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (2.96%) Artifactory
9 33 (2.96%) Bitbucket
9 33 (2.96%) SoapUI
10 32 (2.87%) Visual Studio
11 29 (2.60%) Toad
12 28 (2.51%) Eclipse
13 27 (2.42%) TeamCity
14 18 (1.62%) JUnit
14 18 (1.62%) NUnit
14 18 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
15 17 (1.53%) PowerBuilder
16 15 (1.35%) Cucumber
General
1 357 (32.05%) Finance
2 48 (4.31%) Financial Institution
3 46 (4.13%) Retail
4 38 (3.41%) Banking
5 36 (3.23%) Back Office
6 23 (2.06%) General Ledger
7 22 (1.97%) Marketing
8 20 (1.80%) Public Sector
9 17 (1.53%) Military
10 16 (1.44%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.08%) Aerospace
12 11 (0.99%) Games
13 8 (0.72%) Law
13 8 (0.72%) Telecoms
14 7 (0.63%) Billing
15 6 (0.54%) Legal
16 4 (0.36%) Advertising
16 4 (0.36%) Local Government
17 3 (0.27%) Electronics
17 3 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 534 (47.94%) Developer
2 221 (19.84%) Oracle Developer
3 199 (17.86%) Analyst
4 107 (9.61%) Senior Developer
5 97 (8.71%) SQL Developer
6 84 (7.54%) Oracle Analyst
7 72 (6.46%) Java Developer
8 67 (6.01%) PL/SQL Developer
9 65 (5.83%) Support Analyst
10 62 (5.57%) DBA
11 58 (5.21%) Consultant
12 55 (4.94%) Applications Support
13 47 (4.22%) .NET Developer
13 47 (4.22%) Oracle Consultant
14 44 (3.95%) Programmer
15 43 (3.86%) Analyst Programmer
16 42 (3.77%) Oracle DBA
17 41 (3.68%) Junior
17 41 (3.68%) Senior Oracle Developer
18 40 (3.59%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (14.81%) .NET
2 133 (11.94%) Web Services
3 117 (10.50%) XML
4 114 (10.23%) HTML
5 106 (9.52%) SOAP
6 94 (8.44%) CSS
7 79 (7.09%) ASP.NET
8 67 (6.01%) J2EE
9 65 (5.83%) REST
10 60 (5.39%) AngularJS
10 60 (5.39%) Spring
11 58 (5.21%) jQuery
12 47 (4.22%) JSON
13 46 (4.13%) RESTful
14 45 (4.04%) Oracle Fusion
15 39 (3.50%) WCF
16 36 (3.23%) JDBC
17 33 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web API
17 33 (2.96%) XSD
18 30 (2.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 156 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (5.21%) Self-Motivation
3 56 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 24 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 21 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (1.80%) User Experience
7 14 (1.26%) Derivative
8 13 (1.17%) Virtual Team
9 12 (1.08%) Data Structures
10 11 (0.99%) Mainframe
10 11 (0.99%) Reinsurance
11 9 (0.81%) Replication
11 9 (0.81%) Robotics
12 8 (0.72%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.63%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.63%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.63%) N-Tier
13 7 (0.63%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.45%) CESG
14 5 (0.45%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 244 (21.90%) Unix
2 232 (20.83%) Linux
3 149 (13.38%) Windows
4 32 (2.87%) Windows Server
5 23 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
6 21 (1.89%) AIX
6 21 (1.89%) Android
6 21 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.89%) CentOS
7 13 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.72%) Solaris
8 8 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.45%) CoreOS
9 5 (0.45%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.36%) zOS
11 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
3 150 (13.46%) DevOps
4 147 (13.20%) Problem-Solving
5 128 (11.49%) ETL
6 114 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
7 111 (9.96%) ERP
8 107 (9.61%) Scrum
8 107 (9.61%) SDLC
9 105 (9.43%) Data Modelling
10 100 (8.98%) Performance Tuning
11 81 (7.27%) Software Engineering
12 79 (7.09%) Analytics
12 79 (7.09%) Computer Science
12 79 (7.09%) Mentoring
13 77 (6.91%) MVC
13 77 (6.91%) Waterfall
14 71 (6.37%) OO
15 67 (6.01%) Migration
16 66 (5.92%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1,096 (98.38%) SQL
2 368 (33.03%) Java
3 164 (14.72%) C#
4 163 (14.63%) T-SQL
5 158 (14.18%) JavaScript
6 119 (10.68%) Python
7 94 (8.44%) Shell Script
8 47 (4.22%) Perl
9 45 (4.04%) VB.NET
10 43 (3.86%) C
11 41 (3.68%) VB
12 39 (3.50%) Bash Shell
13 35 (3.14%) R
14 34 (3.05%) VBA
15 30 (2.69%) C++
16 25 (2.24%) PowerShell
17 24 (2.15%) Java 8
18 16 (1.44%) COBOL
18 16 (1.44%) VB6
18 16 (1.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 155 (13.91%) Degree
2 69 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (4.40%) Security Cleared
4 41 (3.68%) SC Cleared
5 32 (2.87%) Oracle Certification
6 15 (1.35%) OCP
7 13 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
8 12 (1.08%) ISEB
8 12 (1.08%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (0.81%) MBA
11 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.45%) CESG Certified Professional
12 5 (0.45%) MCP
13 4 (0.36%) HND
13 4 (0.36%) Sun Certification
14 3 (0.27%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.27%) IBM Certification
14 3 (0.27%) OCA
15 2 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.46%) QA
2 24 (2.15%) SLA
3 12 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.27%) GxP
6 2 (0.18%) GAAP
7 1 (0.090%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 59 (5.30%) Docker
2 20 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.45%) GlusterFS
5 5 (0.45%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.36%) HDFS
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.090%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.090%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.090%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.090%) NFS
8 1 (0.090%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.090%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 83 (7.45%) Ansible
2 34 (3.05%) Data Guard
3 31 (2.78%) Terraform
4 30 (2.69%) Oracle RMAN
5 27 (2.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 25 (2.24%) Kubernetes
7 19 (1.71%) Puppet
8 14 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (0.99%) Control-M
10 9 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (0.72%) Automic
12 7 (0.63%) CA Service Virtualization
12 7 (0.63%) Grafana
12 7 (0.63%) Prometheus
13 6 (0.54%) BMC PATROL
14 5 (0.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 5 (0.45%) Nagios
14 5 (0.45%) OSSEC
15 4 (0.36%) MOM
15 4 (0.36%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 933 (83.75%) Oracle
2 142 (12.75%) Microsoft
3 75 (6.73%) SAP
4 61 (5.48%) Informatica
5 32 (2.87%) Cloudera
6 29 (2.60%) Red Hat
7 26 (2.33%) Tableau
8 23 (2.06%) Google
8 23 (2.06%) IFS
9 20 (1.80%) IBM
10 19 (1.71%) Sybase
11 17 (1.53%) HP
11 17 (1.53%) Sun
11 17 (1.53%) Teradata
12 15 (1.35%) MuleSoft
13 13 (1.17%) Talend
14 12 (1.08%) TIBCO
14 12 (1.08%) webMethods
15 11 (0.99%) Dell
15 11 (0.99%) WorldPay