Period
to 21 August 2018

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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 248 204
Rank change year-on-year -23 -44 -21
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 2,082 2,572 3,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.23% 1.46% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.21% 2.63% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,615 1,869 2,590
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% +6.82% -2.22%

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 94,322 97,925 103,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.82% 55.56% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 78,325 80,918 89,393
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018. 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 1,819 £50,000 +2.04% 197
UK excluding London -44 1,265 £45,000 -4.26% 146
London -20 783 £60,000 +4.35% 79
South East -10 411 £50,000 +5.26% 43
North of England -40 246 £44,250 -1.67% 31
Scotland +1 209 £40,000 -5.88% 23
Midlands +7 136 £42,500 - 18
East of England -81 133 £45,000 -4.26% 15
Yorkshire -36 124 £42,500 -5.56% 15
North West -9 115 £47,500 -5.00% 16
South West +15 110 £45,500 +1.11% 10
East Midlands +28 83 £42,500 +13.33% 11
West Midlands 0 52 £42,500 - 7
Wales -18 26 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Northern Ireland -10 8 £45,000 +20.00% 2
North East -21 7 £40,250 -10.56%

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 2,048 (98.37%) SQL
2 1,727 (82.95%) Oracle
3 777 (37.32%) Java
4 732 (35.16%) Finance
5 705 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
6 603 (28.96%) Oracle Database
7 450 (21.61%) SQL Server
8 417 (20.03%) .NET
9 406 (19.50%) JavaScript
10 402 (19.31%) C#
11 398 (19.12%) XML
12 378 (18.16%) Unix
13 369 (17.72%) HTML
14 365 (17.53%) Business Intelligence
15 357 (17.15%) Linux
16 326 (15.66%) Data Warehouse
17 317 (15.23%) Web Services
18 311 (14.94%) T-SQL
19 307 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
20 291 (13.98%) Microsoft
21 281 (13.50%) CSS
22 279 (13.40%) Oracle Database 11g
23 256 (12.30%) Spring
23 256 (12.30%) Software Engineering
24 253 (12.15%) MVC
25 251 (12.06%) Relational Database
26 244 (11.72%) Oracle Reports
27 237 (11.38%) Shell Script
28 228 (10.95%) ETL
29 227 (10.90%) Scrum

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
1 122 (5.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 108 (5.19%) WebLogic
3 96 (4.61%) Oracle Workflow
3 96 (4.61%) Tomcat
4 84 (4.03%) JBoss
5 72 (3.46%) Apache
6 58 (2.79%) WebSphere
7 36 (1.73%) Apache Spark
8 31 (1.49%) Confluence
9 27 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
10 25 (1.20%) IIS
10 25 (1.20%) Oracle Application Server
11 20 (0.96%) SharePoint
12 19 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
12 19 (0.91%) SAS
13 12 (0.58%) WildFly
14 11 (0.53%) MQSeries
15 9 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
16 8 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
17 7 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 101 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.096%) EngageOne
6 2 (0.096%) Weka
7 1 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.048%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 145 (6.96%) Oracle EBS
2 85 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 53 (2.55%) Oracle Financials
4 52 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
5 51 (2.45%) Oracle Applications
6 35 (1.68%) Oracle 11i
7 33 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
8 30 (1.44%) Oracle Payables
9 18 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
10 17 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
11 15 (0.72%) Oracle Payroll
12 13 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
13 12 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
13 12 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
14 11 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
15 10 (0.48%) SAP ERP
16 8 (0.38%) NetSuite
16 8 (0.38%) Oracle ASCP
16 8 (0.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
17 7 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 126 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.20%) SaaS
4 22 (1.06%) GitHub
5 21 (1.01%) Amazon S3
6 19 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 19 (0.91%) PaaS
7 18 (0.86%) npm
7 18 (0.86%) Taleo
8 12 (0.58%) Office 365
9 11 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (0.53%) Serverless
10 9 (0.43%) IaaS
11 8 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
11 8 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (0.38%) Route 53
12 7 (0.34%) Akamai
12 7 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
12 7 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.83%) Internet
2 17 (0.82%) HTTP
3 14 (0.67%) Intranet
4 13 (0.62%) SAN
5 11 (0.53%) SMS
6 9 (0.43%) SSL
7 8 (0.38%) DNS
8 7 (0.34%) Network Security
9 6 (0.29%) FTP
9 6 (0.29%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.24%) Firewall
11 4 (0.19%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.19%) WinSCP
12 3 (0.14%) MQTT
12 3 (0.14%) PPP
12 3 (0.14%) WAN
13 2 (0.096%) AMQP
13 2 (0.096%) LAN
13 2 (0.096%) WLAN
14 1 (0.048%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 603 (28.96%) Oracle Database
2 450 (21.61%) SQL Server
3 326 (15.66%) Data Warehouse
4 279 (13.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 251 (12.06%) Relational Database
6 244 (11.72%) Oracle Reports
7 187 (8.98%) Oracle Database 12c
8 145 (6.96%) RDBMS
9 139 (6.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 136 (6.53%) Oracle Database 10g
11 134 (6.44%) MongoDB
11 134 (6.44%) MySQL
12 110 (5.28%) BusinessObjects
13 93 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 87 (4.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 76 (3.65%) NoSQL
16 72 (3.46%) Big Data
17 69 (3.31%) Oracle BI EE
18 68 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
19 66 (3.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 195 (9.37%) Git (software)
2 176 (8.45%) Oracle Forms
3 135 (6.48%) JIRA
4 128 (6.15%) Oracle APEX
5 125 (6.00%) Jenkins
6 117 (5.62%) JUnit
7 108 (5.19%) Maven
8 85 (4.08%) Subversion
9 76 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 68 (3.27%) Visual Studio
11 66 (3.17%) Toad
12 60 (2.88%) NUnit
13 59 (2.83%) MSTest
14 47 (2.26%) Selenium
15 44 (2.11%) Ant
16 43 (2.07%) Eclipse
17 34 (1.63%) Gradle
18 31 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 30 (1.44%) Cucumber
20 28 (1.34%) Protractor
General
1 732 (35.16%) Finance
2 220 (10.57%) Banking
3 99 (4.76%) Retail
4 74 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 60 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 52 (2.50%) Front Office
7 47 (2.26%) Investment Banking
8 45 (2.16%) Marketing
9 40 (1.92%) Advertising
10 36 (1.73%) Back Office
11 28 (1.34%) Electronics
12 27 (1.30%) Billing
13 26 (1.25%) Games
14 21 (1.01%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.82%) Automotive
16 16 (0.77%) Publishing
17 15 (0.72%) Law
18 13 (0.62%) General Ledger
19 11 (0.53%) Legal
20 10 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,137 (54.61%) Developer
2 396 (19.02%) Oracle Developer
3 317 (15.23%) Analyst
4 280 (13.45%) Java Developer
5 217 (10.42%) SQL Developer
6 180 (8.65%) DBA
7 156 (7.49%) Oracle DBA
8 152 (7.30%) C# Developer
9 147 (7.06%) .NET Developer
10 143 (6.87%) Senior Developer
11 137 (6.58%) PL/SQL Developer
12 124 (5.96%) C# .NET Developer
13 115 (5.52%) Software Engineer
14 111 (5.33%) Software Developer
15 107 (5.14%) Applications Support
16 93 (4.47%) Administrator
17 92 (4.42%) Oracle Analyst
17 92 (4.42%) SQL Analyst
18 88 (4.23%) Support Analyst
19 85 (4.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 417 (20.03%) .NET
2 398 (19.12%) XML
3 369 (17.72%) HTML
4 317 (15.23%) Web Services
5 281 (13.50%) CSS
6 256 (12.30%) Spring
7 189 (9.08%) ASP.NET
8 184 (8.84%) jQuery
9 183 (8.79%) SOAP
10 160 (7.68%) REST
11 145 (6.96%) RESTful
12 132 (6.34%) Hibernate
13 128 (6.15%) WCF
14 125 (6.00%) J2EE
15 124 (5.96%) JSON
16 118 (5.67%) AngularJS
17 108 (5.19%) XSLT
18 103 (4.95%) Middleware
19 100 (4.80%) WPF
20 96 (4.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 166 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (4.23%) Computer Science
3 64 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
4 60 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
5 52 (2.50%) User Experience
6 51 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
7 40 (1.92%) Derivative
8 39 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 35 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 35 (1.68%) Reference Data
10 28 (1.34%) Replication
11 27 (1.30%) Fintech
11 27 (1.30%) Fixed Income
12 25 (1.20%) Clustering
13 24 (1.15%) Data Structures
14 23 (1.10%) Client/Server
15 22 (1.06%) OTC Derivatives
16 21 (1.01%) Algorithms
17 20 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
17 20 (0.96%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 378 (18.16%) Unix
2 357 (17.15%) Linux
3 204 (9.80%) Windows
4 56 (2.69%) Solaris
5 53 (2.55%) Windows Server
6 33 (1.59%) AIX
7 31 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (0.82%) Windows 7
9 16 (0.77%) Windows Phone
9 16 (0.77%) Windows Phone 8
10 9 (0.43%) DC/OS
11 8 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 4 (0.19%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.14%) Android
14 3 (0.14%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 705 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (17.53%) Business Intelligence
3 307 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
4 256 (12.30%) Software Engineering
5 253 (12.15%) MVC
6 228 (10.95%) ETL
7 227 (10.90%) Scrum
8 218 (10.47%) SDLC
9 185 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
10 182 (8.74%) Data Modelling
11 166 (7.97%) OO
12 163 (7.83%) ERP
13 151 (7.25%) Test Automation
14 142 (6.82%) SOA
15 141 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
16 140 (6.72%) TDD
17 132 (6.34%) ITIL
18 131 (6.29%) DevOps
19 124 (5.96%) Analytics
20 108 (5.19%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2,048 (98.37%) SQL
2 777 (37.32%) Java
3 406 (19.50%) JavaScript
4 402 (19.31%) C#
5 311 (14.94%) T-SQL
6 237 (11.38%) Shell Script
7 150 (7.20%) C++
8 138 (6.63%) Python
9 81 (3.89%) VB
10 70 (3.36%) C
11 69 (3.31%) VB.NET
12 56 (2.69%) VBA
13 52 (2.50%) Perl
14 46 (2.21%) PHP
15 42 (2.02%) Java 8
16 38 (1.83%) Ruby
17 28 (1.34%) Scala
18 27 (1.30%) VB6
19 26 (1.25%) R
20 25 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 203 (9.75%) Degree
2 103 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 59 (2.83%) Oracle Certification
4 44 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 40 (1.92%) OCP
6 33 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 28 (1.34%) DV Cleared
8 24 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
9 21 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 19 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
11 16 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.53%) ISTQB
13 10 (0.48%) PhD
14 9 (0.43%) MCSE
15 7 (0.34%) ISEB
15 7 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 7 (0.34%) MCSA
16 6 (0.29%) OCA
17 5 (0.24%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (4.51%) QA
2 65 (3.12%) Data Quality
3 34 (1.63%) SLA
4 19 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.82%) MiFID
6 8 (0.38%) GDPR
7 5 (0.24%) GAMP
8 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.19%) SEPA
9 2 (0.096%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.096%) EMIR
9 2 (0.096%) IFRS
9 2 (0.096%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.096%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.096%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.048%) HL7
10 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.048%) UCITS
System Software
1 106 (5.09%) Oracle RAC
2 65 (3.12%) Docker
3 26 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.77%) HDFS
5 14 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.62%) Active Directory
7 12 (0.58%) Apache Flume
7 12 (0.58%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.096%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.048%) NFS
9 1 (0.048%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.048%) Samba
Systems Management
1 96 (4.61%) Data Guard
2 93 (4.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 54 (2.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 38 (1.83%) Ansible
5 34 (1.63%) Puppet
6 33 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (1.30%) Kubernetes
8 26 (1.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 20 (0.96%) Control-M
10 13 (0.62%) Terraform
11 11 (0.53%) Rancher
12 10 (0.48%) Mesos
13 9 (0.43%) Oracle ZFS
14 8 (0.38%) logstash
15 7 (0.34%) Graphite
15 7 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
15 7 (0.34%) Tivoli
16 6 (0.29%) NetBackup
16 6 (0.29%) Unicenter
17 5 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,727 (82.95%) Oracle
2 291 (13.98%) Microsoft
3 99 (4.76%) SAP
4 87 (4.18%) Informatica
5 56 (2.69%) IBM
6 51 (2.45%) Talend
7 49 (2.35%) Capita
7 49 (2.35%) Tableau
8 40 (1.92%) Red Hat
9 34 (1.63%) Remedy
10 32 (1.54%) Sybase
11 31 (1.49%) IFS
12 30 (1.44%) Google
12 30 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
13 28 (1.34%) VMware
14 23 (1.10%) RedGate
15 22 (1.06%) WorldPay
16 20 (0.96%) MicroStrategy
17 18 (0.86%) Siebel
18 17 (0.82%) Sage