Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 359 334 281
Rank change year-on-year -25 -53 +9
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 482 1,162 1,835
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.93% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 1.71% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 396 931 1,406
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,165
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -0.33% +5.61%
10th Percentile £39,625 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 36,362 67,893 83,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.04% 54.14% 54.92%
Number of salaries quoted 30,704 56,503 69,596
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,275 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
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 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 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 -40 406 £52,000 -0.95% 124
UK excluding London +5 323 £50,000 +5.26% 92
London -18 130 £67,500 +8.43% 43
Midlands +118 106 £50,000 +1.29% 21
North of England -7 75 £50,000 +17.65% 22
Work from Home -29 58 £55,000 - 18
East Midlands +93 57 £51,500 -1.90% 11
South West +67 54 £50,000 +34.69% 13
West Midlands +60 49 £50,000 +1.29% 10
North West +40 47 £49,000 +15.29% 10
Scotland +5 38 £51,250 +2.50% 12
South East -29 36 £50,000 -9.09% 17
Yorkshire +29 28 £57,500 +33.72% 8
Wales +44 8 £51,750 +21.76% 1
East of England +83 3 £52,500 +20.69% 6
Northern Ireland +2 3 £52,500 +16.67%

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 460 (95.44%) SQL
2 414 (85.89%) Oracle
3 171 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (29.05%) Oracle Database
5 135 (28.01%) Unix
6 129 (26.76%) Java
7 128 (26.56%) SQL Server
8 124 (25.73%) Azure
9 116 (24.07%) JavaScript
10 112 (23.24%) Git (software)
11 107 (22.20%) Linux
12 102 (21.16%) T-SQL
13 96 (19.92%) Python
14 85 (17.63%) Finance
14 85 (17.63%) AWS
15 82 (17.01%) Microsoft
16 79 (16.39%) ETL
17 78 (16.18%) C#
18 74 (15.35%) Requirements Gathering
19 72 (14.94%) .NET
20 69 (14.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 67 (13.90%) Software Engineering
21 67 (13.90%) Pentaho
21 67 (13.90%) Hadoop
22 66 (13.69%) Mentoring
23 65 (13.49%) SAS
23 65 (13.49%) Shell Script
24 64 (13.28%) Cloudera
25 63 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
26 62 (12.86%) Windows

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 65 (13.49%) SAS
2 22 (4.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (2.90%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.07%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.66%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.24%) Confluence
8 6 (1.24%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.62%) Apache
10 3 (0.62%) JBoss
11 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.21%) Liferay
12 1 (0.21%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.21%) Mule
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 10 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (4.15%) Oracle ERP
2 13 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (2.49%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (2.49%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.62%) Oracle AGIS
7 3 (0.62%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (0.62%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.41%) Endur
8 2 (0.41%) FLEXCUBE
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.41%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 2 (0.41%) Retail-J
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.21%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 124 (25.73%) Azure
2 85 (17.63%) AWS
3 58 (12.03%) Power Platform
4 12 (2.49%) SaaS
5 11 (2.28%) GitHub
6 10 (2.07%) AWS Fargate
6 10 (2.07%) OpenShift
6 10 (2.07%) PaaS
7 8 (1.66%) Boomi
8 4 (0.83%) Serverless
9 3 (0.62%) Azure Functions
9 3 (0.62%) IaaS
10 2 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon EKS
11 1 (0.21%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.21%) npm
11 1 (0.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.77%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.04%) SSL
3 1 (0.21%) DSL
3 1 (0.21%) HTTP
3 1 (0.21%) SAN
3 1 (0.21%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (29.05%) Oracle Database
2 128 (26.56%) SQL Server
3 69 (14.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (13.90%) Hadoop
4 67 (13.90%) Pentaho
5 60 (12.45%) Oracle Reports
6 58 (12.03%) BusinessObjects
6 58 (12.03%) Power BI
7 49 (10.17%) Big Data
8 47 (9.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 44 (9.13%) Apache Hive
10 40 (8.30%) Impala
11 39 (8.09%) Data Warehouse
12 30 (6.22%) MongoDB
13 28 (5.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 26 (5.39%) SQL Server 2012
15 24 (4.98%) Amazon Redshift
16 23 (4.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 20 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
18 16 (3.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 112 (23.24%) Git (software)
2 56 (11.62%) Oracle APEX
3 47 (9.75%) Jenkins
4 38 (7.88%) Oracle Forms
5 33 (6.85%) Maven
6 28 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (5.60%) Artifactory
7 27 (5.60%) JIRA
8 26 (5.39%) Bitbucket
9 12 (2.49%) Subversion
10 7 (1.45%) Toad
11 5 (1.04%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.83%) JUnit
12 4 (0.83%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.62%) Gradle
13 3 (0.62%) Mocha
13 3 (0.62%) Mockito
13 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.62%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 85 (17.63%) Finance
2 18 (3.73%) Banking
3 15 (3.11%) Public Sector
4 13 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 9 (1.87%) Retail
6 7 (1.45%) Law
7 6 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.04%) Legal
9 3 (0.62%) Billing
10 2 (0.41%) Advertising
10 2 (0.41%) French Language
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.21%) Housing Association
11 1 (0.21%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 204 (42.32%) Developer
2 65 (13.49%) Data Engineer
3 56 (11.62%) Oracle Developer
4 45 (9.34%) DBA
5 39 (8.09%) Analyst
5 39 (8.09%) Senior Developer
6 32 (6.64%) SQL Developer
7 28 (5.81%) Lead Developer
8 27 (5.60%) Architect
8 27 (5.60%) Java Developer
9 25 (5.19%) Software Developer
9 25 (5.19%) Software Engineer
10 24 (4.98%) SQL DBA
11 22 (4.56%) .NET Developer
11 22 (4.56%) Oracle DBA
12 18 (3.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 18 (3.73%) Web Developer
13 15 (3.11%) C++ Developer
13 15 (3.11%) Senior Web Developer
14 14 (2.90%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (14.94%) .NET
2 44 (9.13%) HTML
3 43 (8.92%) Middleware
4 41 (8.51%) CSS
5 33 (6.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 31 (6.43%) Web Services
7 30 (6.22%) XML
8 29 (6.02%) Oracle Fusion
9 26 (5.39%) ASP.NET
9 26 (5.39%) jQuery
9 26 (5.39%) JSON
10 25 (5.19%) AngularJS
10 25 (5.19%) React
11 24 (4.98%) HTML5
12 20 (4.15%) ASP.NET Core
12 20 (4.15%) Spring
13 19 (3.94%) CSS3
14 18 (3.73%) React Native
15 17 (3.53%) Kafka
16 13 (2.70%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (4.15%) Clustering
4 17 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.11%) Virtual Team
6 8 (1.66%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.66%) NHS
7 7 (1.45%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.24%) DataPower
8 6 (1.24%) Smart Energy
8 6 (1.24%) User Experience
9 5 (1.04%) LIMS
10 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.83%) PKI
11 3 (0.62%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.62%) Derivative
11 3 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.62%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.41%) EPoS
12 2 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 135 (28.01%) Unix
2 107 (22.20%) Linux
3 62 (12.86%) Windows
4 15 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (2.90%) Solaris
6 12 (2.49%) CentOS
7 7 (1.45%) AIX
7 7 (1.45%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.21%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (16.39%) ETL
3 74 (15.35%) Requirements Gathering
4 67 (13.90%) Software Engineering
5 66 (13.69%) Mentoring
6 63 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
7 57 (11.83%) Analytics
7 57 (11.83%) Scrum
8 53 (11.00%) DevOps
9 52 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
10 46 (9.54%) Performance Tuning
11 42 (8.71%) Software Delivery
12 41 (8.51%) Data Analytics
13 40 (8.30%) Migration
14 39 (8.09%) Coaching
15 37 (7.68%) Process Improvement
16 36 (7.47%) MVC
17 35 (7.26%) ERP
18 34 (7.05%) Unit Testing
19 30 (6.22%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 460 (95.44%) SQL
2 129 (26.76%) Java
3 116 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 102 (21.16%) T-SQL
5 96 (19.92%) Python
6 78 (16.18%) C#
7 65 (13.49%) Shell Script
8 40 (8.30%) HiveQL
9 33 (6.85%) Ruby
10 28 (5.81%) Perl
11 17 (3.53%) C++
12 16 (3.32%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.70%) Java 8
14 12 (2.49%) C
15 11 (2.28%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.04%) VB
16 5 (1.04%) VB6
17 4 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 4 (0.83%) XPath
18 3 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 42 (8.71%) Security Cleared
2 37 (7.68%) SC Cleared
3 32 (6.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 27 (5.60%) Degree
5 26 (5.39%) Oracle Certification
6 12 (2.49%) DBS Check
7 9 (1.87%) OCP
8 7 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.24%) Master's Degree
9 6 (1.24%) OCA
10 3 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.41%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.21%) ISEB
12 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.11%) QA
2 11 (2.28%) GDPR
3 6 (1.24%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.83%) SLA
5 3 (0.62%) EMIR
5 3 (0.62%) MiFID
5 3 (0.62%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (8.51%) HDFS
2 22 (4.56%) Docker
3 18 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.28%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (2.07%) RHEV
6 4 (0.83%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.62%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.21%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 47 (9.75%) Ansible
2 34 (7.05%) Terraform
3 22 (4.56%) Puppet
4 21 (4.36%) Kubernetes
5 15 (3.11%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (2.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (1.87%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.62%) Nagios
8 3 (0.62%) Oracle Statspack
9 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 414 (85.89%) Oracle
2 82 (17.01%) Microsoft
3 64 (13.28%) Cloudera
4 62 (12.86%) Talend
5 49 (10.17%) Informatica
6 19 (3.94%) IBM
7 18 (3.73%) VMware
8 17 (3.53%) MuleSoft
9 16 (3.32%) Sybase
10 15 (3.11%) JDA
11 14 (2.90%) Red Hat
11 14 (2.90%) SAP
12 10 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.04%) Ab Initio
14 4 (0.83%) EMC
14 4 (0.83%) Veeam
15 3 (0.62%) AppDynamics
15 3 (0.62%) IFS
16 2 (0.41%) Databricks
16 2 (0.41%) LabWare