Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 421 346 276
Rank change year-on-year -75 -70 +18
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 511 1,028 1,797
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.91% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 1.66% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 381 783 1,352
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £52,250
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.31% +10.00%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 45,570 61,859 81,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.22% 54.49% 54.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36,995 51,506 67,399
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +2.27%

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 12 April 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 12 April 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 -101 419 £55,000 +6.60% 111
UK excluding London -68 322 £50,000 +11.11% 89
London -25 153 £62,500 -3.85% 37
Work from Home -71 80 £51,000 +5.15% 19
Midlands +14 76 £50,000 +11.11% 25
South East -47 76 £55,000 +4.76% 21
North of England -30 64 £50,000 +17.65% 15
Scotland +9 48 £52,500 +5.00% 13
East Midlands +21 43 £50,000 +38.89% 11
South West -7 43 £49,000 +22.50% 10
North West +4 36 £47,500 +11.76% 9
West Midlands +14 33 £49,500 +10.00% 13
Yorkshire -18 28 £50,000 +42.86% 5
Wales +10 7 £43,500 -3.33% 3
Northern Ireland -4 6 £35,000 -22.22%
East of England +25 2 £51,250 +6.77% 2

For the 6 months to 12 April 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.

1 506 (99.02%) SQL
2 413 (80.82%) Oracle
3 182 (35.62%) Java
4 142 (27.79%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (24.27%) Oracle Database
6 120 (23.48%) Azure
7 115 (22.50%) SQL Server
8 110 (21.53%) Finance
9 106 (20.74%) Problem-Solving
10 103 (20.16%) Business Intelligence
11 100 (19.57%) JavaScript
12 94 (18.40%) Unix
13 93 (18.20%) Git (software)
14 91 (17.81%) T-SQL
15 90 (17.61%) Linux
16 83 (16.24%) .NET
17 79 (15.46%) ETL
18 78 (15.26%) C#
19 75 (14.68%) Migration
20 73 (14.29%) AWS
21 66 (12.92%) Oracle Reports
22 65 (12.72%) Python
23 61 (11.94%) Data Migration
23 61 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
24 60 (11.74%) Analytics
24 60 (11.74%) XML
24 60 (11.74%) HTML
25 59 (11.55%) Jenkins
26 58 (11.35%) Web Services
26 58 (11.35%) ERP

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 40 (7.83%) SAS
2 28 (5.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 20 (3.91%) Confluence
4 19 (3.72%) Tomcat
5 17 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 17 (3.33%) WebLogic
6 13 (2.54%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.96%) Apache
7 10 (1.96%) Apache Spark
7 10 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (0.98%) Apache Synapse
8 5 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (0.78%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.78%) GlassFish
9 4 (0.78%) IIS
9 4 (0.78%) JBoss
9 4 (0.78%) Mule
9 4 (0.78%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.59%) Anypoint
Applications
1 20 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (5.09%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (4.70%) Oracle ERP
3 13 (2.54%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (1.96%) Oracle Cash Management
5 10 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
5 10 (1.96%) Oracle General Ledger
5 10 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
6 9 (1.76%) Oracle Assets
6 9 (1.76%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 7 (1.37%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 6 (1.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.39%) Retail-J
10 1 (0.20%) FLEXCUBE
10 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.20%) SAP PSCD
10 1 (0.20%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 120 (23.48%) Azure
2 73 (14.29%) AWS
3 50 (9.78%) Power Platform
4 32 (6.26%) SaaS
5 16 (3.13%) PaaS
6 13 (2.54%) GCP
7 12 (2.35%) Boomi
8 11 (2.15%) OpenShift
8 11 (2.15%) Serverless
9 10 (1.96%) Azure Functions
10 8 (1.57%) Amazon EKS
10 8 (1.57%) AWS Fargate
10 8 (1.57%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (0.98%) IaaS
12 4 (0.78%) GitHub
13 3 (0.59%) Azure Machine Learning
13 3 (0.59%) Azure Stack
14 2 (0.39%) Apigee
14 2 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.39%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.57%) Internet
2 6 (1.17%) SSL
3 3 (0.59%) SMS
4 2 (0.39%) Intranet
5 1 (0.20%) FTP
5 1 (0.20%) HTTP
5 1 (0.20%) Skype
5 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (24.27%) Oracle Database
2 115 (22.50%) SQL Server
3 66 (12.92%) Oracle Reports
4 56 (10.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 50 (9.78%) Power BI
6 49 (9.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 45 (8.81%) Data Warehouse
8 38 (7.44%) Relational Database
9 37 (7.24%) Hadoop
10 36 (7.05%) Pentaho
11 32 (6.26%) Oracle Database 12c
12 30 (5.87%) BusinessObjects
12 30 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
13 28 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 22 (4.31%) Apache Hive
15 21 (4.11%) Big Data
16 19 (3.72%) MongoDB
16 19 (3.72%) MySQL
16 19 (3.72%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 93 (18.20%) Git (software)
2 59 (11.55%) Jenkins
3 51 (9.98%) JIRA
4 44 (8.61%) Maven
5 40 (7.83%) Oracle APEX
6 29 (5.68%) Oracle Forms
7 27 (5.28%) Artifactory
8 25 (4.89%) JUnit
9 20 (3.91%) Bitbucket
10 19 (3.72%) Cucumber
11 17 (3.33%) Mockito
12 15 (2.94%) Gradle
13 11 (2.15%) Mocha
14 10 (1.96%) Toad
15 9 (1.76%) Selenium
15 9 (1.76%) Subversion
16 8 (1.57%) SoapUI
17 7 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 6 (1.17%) EasyMock
18 6 (1.17%) GitLab
General
1 110 (21.53%) Finance
2 27 (5.28%) Banking
3 21 (4.11%) Manufacturing
4 20 (3.91%) Public Sector
5 12 (2.35%) Law
6 7 (1.37%) Retail
7 6 (1.17%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.98%) Games
9 3 (0.59%) Legal
10 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.39%) Front Office
10 2 (0.39%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.20%) Back Office
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.20%) Marketing
11 1 (0.20%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 241 (47.16%) Developer
2 70 (13.70%) Oracle Developer
3 54 (10.57%) Analyst
4 52 (10.18%) Java Developer
5 45 (8.81%) Data Engineer
6 42 (8.22%) DBA
7 41 (8.02%) Senior Developer
8 28 (5.48%) .NET Developer
9 27 (5.28%) Oracle DBA
10 26 (5.09%) Architect
10 26 (5.09%) Consultant
11 25 (4.89%) Lead Developer
12 21 (4.11%) SQL Developer
13 20 (3.91%) Programmer
14 19 (3.72%) Applications Support
14 19 (3.72%) Oracle Consultant
14 19 (3.72%) Software Developer
15 18 (3.52%) Senior Java Developer
16 17 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 16 (3.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (16.24%) .NET
2 60 (11.74%) HTML
2 60 (11.74%) XML
3 58 (11.35%) Web Services
4 50 (9.78%) CSS
5 48 (9.39%) Spring
6 45 (8.81%) REST
7 44 (8.61%) JSON
8 40 (7.83%) Middleware
9 34 (6.65%) SOAP
10 26 (5.09%) AngularJS
10 26 (5.09%) ASP.NET
10 26 (5.09%) jQuery
11 23 (4.50%) React
11 23 (4.50%) XSLT
12 22 (4.31%) Ajax
13 21 (4.11%) Oracle Fusion
14 19 (3.72%) EDI
14 19 (3.72%) J2EE
14 19 (3.72%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.72%) Clustering
3 18 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (2.94%) Virtual Team
6 12 (2.35%) NHS
7 11 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (2.15%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (1.76%) Derivative
9 9 (1.76%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.76%) User Experience
10 8 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.37%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.37%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.37%) Smart Energy
12 6 (1.17%) LIMS
13 5 (0.98%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.78%) Equities
14 4 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 94 (18.40%) Unix
2 90 (17.61%) Linux
3 50 (9.78%) Windows
4 13 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.96%) Solaris
5 10 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.76%) CentOS
7 7 (1.37%) AIX
8 2 (0.39%) VMS
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (27.79%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (20.74%) Problem-Solving
3 103 (20.16%) Business Intelligence
4 79 (15.46%) ETL
5 75 (14.68%) Migration
6 61 (11.94%) Data Migration
7 60 (11.74%) Analytics
8 58 (11.35%) ERP
9 53 (10.37%) Data Modelling
9 53 (10.37%) Unit Testing
10 51 (9.98%) DevOps
11 47 (9.20%) TDD
12 42 (8.22%) Scrum
13 40 (7.83%) Performance Tuning
13 40 (7.83%) Requirements Gathering
14 38 (7.44%) ITIL
14 38 (7.44%) Mentoring
15 37 (7.24%) OO
16 36 (7.05%) Multithreading
17 35 (6.85%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 506 (99.02%) SQL
2 182 (35.62%) Java
3 100 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 91 (17.81%) T-SQL
5 78 (15.26%) C#
6 65 (12.72%) Python
7 40 (7.83%) Shell Script
8 34 (6.65%) Java 8
9 23 (4.50%) Bash Shell
10 19 (3.72%) C++
11 18 (3.52%) HiveQL
12 17 (3.33%) VB
13 15 (2.94%) Perl
14 12 (2.35%) Scala
15 11 (2.15%) VB.NET
16 10 (1.96%) C
16 10 (1.96%) Ruby
17 9 (1.76%) Groovy
17 9 (1.76%) VB6
18 6 (1.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (9.78%) Degree
2 44 (8.61%) Security Cleared
3 31 (6.07%) Oracle Certification
4 27 (5.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 25 (4.89%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (1.96%) DBS Check
8 9 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.37%) OCP
10 4 (0.78%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.59%) OCA
12 2 (0.39%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.39%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.39%) MCP
12 2 (0.39%) MCSD
12 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.20%) ISEB
13 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.48%) QA
2 12 (2.35%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.15%) GDPR
4 7 (1.37%) SLA
5 2 (0.39%) PMO
6 1 (0.20%) EMIR
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) MiFID
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (6.85%) Docker
2 22 (4.31%) Oracle RAC
3 20 (3.91%) HDFS
4 7 (1.37%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.78%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 38 (7.44%) Kubernetes
2 31 (6.07%) Terraform
3 25 (4.89%) Oracle RMAN
4 23 (4.50%) Ansible
5 12 (2.35%) Data Guard
6 8 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.78%) Nagios
7 4 (0.78%) Oracle Statspack
8 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.20%) Puppet
9 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 413 (80.82%) Oracle
2 58 (11.35%) Microsoft
3 34 (6.65%) Cloudera
3 34 (6.65%) Talend
4 28 (5.48%) MuleSoft
5 25 (4.89%) Informatica
6 20 (3.91%) IBM
6 20 (3.91%) SAP
7 16 (3.13%) JDA
8 13 (2.54%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.35%) Google
10 9 (1.76%) JD Edwards
10 9 (1.76%) PeopleSoft
10 9 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.76%) Sybase
11 8 (1.57%) Databricks
11 8 (1.57%) IFS
12 7 (1.37%) VMware
13 6 (1.17%) Concur
13 6 (1.17%) Hyperion