Period
to 21 August 2017

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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 201 180
Rank change year-on-year -40 -21 +8
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 2572 3348 4107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.46% 1.70% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.63% 3.24% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1869 2590 3395
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.82% -2.22% +5.88%

PL/SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 97871 103266 111784
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.60% 52.40% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 80870 89392 95202
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 2017.

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 August 2017. 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 -44 2285 £49,000 -2.00% 105
UK excluding London -22 1597 £47,000 +6.82% 69
London -42 945 £57,500 -4.17% 46
South East +12 431 £47,500 +5.56% 17
North of England -19 377 £45,000 +12.50% 19
East of England -3 304 £47,000 -1.05% 8
Yorkshire +30 220 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Scotland -14 184 £42,500 -5.56% 8
North West -63 146 £50,000 +13.64% 10
Midlands -103 136 £42,500 +4.94% 10
South West -62 101 £45,000 -5.26% 5
West Midlands -83 82 £42,500 +13.33% 4
East Midlands -61 54 £37,500 -21.05% 6
Wales +24 52 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Northern Ireland +2 19 £37,500 -37.50%
North East +17 11 £45,000 +25.00% 3
Isle of Man - 3 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT jobs citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 2494 (96.97%) SQL
2 2221 (86.35%) Oracle
3 1081 (42.03%) Java
4 911 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
5 872 (33.90%) Oracle Database
6 856 (33.28%) Finance
7 635 (24.69%) Unix
8 501 (19.48%) JavaScript
9 480 (18.66%) Data Warehouse
10 459 (17.85%) .NET
11 427 (16.60%) HTML
12 420 (16.33%) XML
13 419 (16.29%) C#
14 410 (15.94%) SQL Server
15 401 (15.59%) ETL
16 397 (15.44%) Linux
17 395 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
18 390 (15.16%) Business Intelligence
19 380 (14.77%) Degree
20 378 (14.70%) Oracle Database 11g
21 373 (14.50%) Banking
22 363 (14.11%) Web Services
23 359 (13.96%) CSS
24 347 (13.49%) Spring
25 346 (13.45%) Relational Database
26 343 (13.34%) Oracle Reports
27 321 (12.48%) Software Engineering
28 316 (12.29%) Retail
29 305 (11.86%) Oracle Forms
30 289 (11.24%) SDLC

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
1 195 (7.58%) Tomcat
2 138 (5.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 128 (4.98%) JBoss
4 115 (4.47%) Apache
5 112 (4.35%) WebLogic
6 72 (2.80%) Oracle Workflow
7 46 (1.79%) Confluence
8 39 (1.52%) SharePoint
9 33 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 25 (0.97%) Apache Spark
10 25 (0.97%) GlassFish
11 24 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
12 19 (0.74%) Apache Pig
13 16 (0.62%) IIS
14 11 (0.43%) CMS
14 11 (0.43%) SAS
15 9 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
15 9 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
16 8 (0.31%) Oracle Spatial
17 7 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 83 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.19%) EngageOne
6 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.12%) Weka
7 1 (0.039%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.039%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 212 (8.24%) Oracle EBS
2 139 (5.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 66 (2.57%) Oracle Applications
4 54 (2.10%) Oracle 11i
5 49 (1.91%) Oracle ERP
5 49 (1.91%) Oracle Payables
6 46 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
7 39 (1.52%) Oracle HRMS
8 38 (1.48%) Oracle Retail
9 37 (1.44%) Oracle Financials
10 35 (1.36%) Oracle Assets
11 30 (1.17%) Oracle General Ledger
12 28 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
12 28 (1.09%) Oracle Cash Management
13 27 (1.05%) Oracle Payroll
14 17 (0.66%) Hyperion Planning
15 16 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 11 (0.43%) Oracle FAH
16 11 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
17 9 (0.35%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (1.52%) GitHub
3 21 (0.82%) Taleo
4 19 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.51%) SaaS
6 12 (0.47%) Boomi
6 12 (0.47%) iPaaS
7 11 (0.43%) OpenShift
8 10 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.19%) Force.com
9 5 (0.19%) PaaS
10 2 (0.078%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.078%) Office 365
11 1 (0.039%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.039%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.039%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.039%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.039%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.039%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 1 (0.039%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.40%) LDAP
2 22 (0.86%) TCP/IP
3 20 (0.78%) FTP
4 19 (0.74%) DNS
5 17 (0.66%) Internet
6 16 (0.62%) Firewall
6 16 (0.62%) SAN
7 15 (0.58%) HTTP
8 14 (0.54%) DHCP
9 13 (0.51%) NAS
10 11 (0.43%) Wireless
11 8 (0.31%) SMS
12 5 (0.19%) VPN
13 4 (0.16%) AMQP
13 4 (0.16%) SSL
14 3 (0.12%) LAN
14 3 (0.12%) Multicast
15 2 (0.078%) Broadband
15 2 (0.078%) Intranet
15 2 (0.078%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 872 (33.90%) Oracle Database
2 480 (18.66%) Data Warehouse
3 410 (15.94%) SQL Server
4 378 (14.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 346 (13.45%) Relational Database
6 343 (13.34%) Oracle Reports
7 246 (9.56%) Oracle Database 12c
8 196 (7.62%) RDBMS
9 195 (7.58%) Oracle Database 10g
10 165 (6.42%) BusinessObjects
11 137 (5.33%) MySQL
12 131 (5.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 127 (4.94%) OLAP
14 119 (4.63%) Oracle BI EE
15 116 (4.51%) NoSQL
16 113 (4.39%) Oracle OLAP
17 102 (3.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 102 (3.97%) Oracle ODI
18 90 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
19 88 (3.42%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 305 (11.86%) Oracle Forms
2 254 (9.88%) Maven
3 179 (6.96%) Oracle APEX
4 162 (6.30%) JUnit
5 146 (5.68%) JIRA
6 145 (5.64%) Subversion
7 136 (5.29%) Jenkins
8 131 (5.09%) Git (software)
9 73 (2.84%) Selenium
10 72 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 71 (2.76%) NUnit
12 65 (2.53%) MSTest
13 64 (2.49%) Ant
14 61 (2.37%) Mockito
15 59 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
16 51 (1.98%) Toad
17 47 (1.83%) Cucumber
18 42 (1.63%) Talend Open Studio
19 35 (1.36%) Bitbucket
20 31 (1.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 856 (33.28%) Finance
2 373 (14.50%) Banking
3 316 (12.29%) Retail
4 262 (10.19%) Investment Banking
5 228 (8.86%) Retail Banking
6 100 (3.89%) Marketing
7 76 (2.95%) Publishing
8 63 (2.45%) Telecoms
9 58 (2.26%) Financial Institution
10 50 (1.94%) Manufacturing
11 47 (1.83%) Front Office
12 26 (1.01%) Electronics
13 24 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
14 23 (0.89%) Back Office
15 18 (0.70%) General Ledger
16 13 (0.51%) Advertising
17 11 (0.43%) Automotive
17 11 (0.43%) Billing
18 8 (0.31%) Games
18 8 (0.31%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1474 (57.31%) Developer
2 726 (28.23%) Oracle Developer
3 381 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 363 (14.11%) Analyst
5 337 (13.10%) Senior Developer
6 282 (10.96%) SQL Developer
7 207 (8.05%) PL/SQL Developer
8 176 (6.84%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 175 (6.80%) DBA
9 175 (6.80%) Senior Java Developer
10 159 (6.18%) C# Developer
11 143 (5.56%) Oracle Analyst
12 138 (5.37%) .NET Developer
13 133 (5.17%) Software Engineer
14 125 (4.86%) Oracle DBA
15 120 (4.67%) Software Developer
16 101 (3.93%) C# .NET Developer
17 95 (3.69%) Consultant
18 92 (3.58%) Support Analyst
19 85 (3.30%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 459 (17.85%) .NET
2 427 (16.60%) HTML
3 420 (16.33%) XML
4 363 (14.11%) Web Services
5 359 (13.96%) CSS
6 347 (13.49%) Spring
7 262 (10.19%) J2EE
8 260 (10.11%) SOAP
9 250 (9.72%) ASP.NET
10 232 (9.02%) Hibernate
11 212 (8.24%) jQuery
12 208 (8.09%) AngularJS
13 201 (7.81%) REST
14 170 (6.61%) Middleware
15 159 (6.18%) RESTful
16 137 (5.33%) JMS
17 114 (4.43%) JDBC
18 110 (4.28%) XSLT
19 107 (4.16%) WCF
20 99 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 395 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
2 246 (9.56%) Computer Science
3 151 (5.87%) Enterprise Software
4 45 (1.75%) Fintech
5 42 (1.63%) Data Structures
6 38 (1.48%) Client/Server
7 34 (1.32%) Replication
8 30 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
9 29 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
10 26 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 23 (0.89%) Algorithms
11 23 (0.89%) Management Information System
11 23 (0.89%) User Experience
12 21 (0.82%) Credit Risk
13 18 (0.70%) Clustering
13 18 (0.70%) Life Science
13 18 (0.70%) N-Tier
14 16 (0.62%) Derivative
15 15 (0.58%) NHS
16 14 (0.54%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 635 (24.69%) Unix
2 397 (15.44%) Linux
3 181 (7.04%) Windows
4 57 (2.22%) Solaris
5 44 (1.71%) AIX
6 35 (1.36%) Windows Server
7 16 (0.62%) Windows 7
8 15 (0.58%) Apple iOS
9 13 (0.51%) Android
10 8 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.16%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.039%) CentOS
13 1 (0.039%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.039%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.039%) Tru64
13 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 911 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 401 (15.59%) ETL
3 390 (15.16%) Business Intelligence
4 321 (12.48%) Software Engineering
5 289 (11.24%) SDLC
6 282 (10.96%) Asset Management
7 266 (10.34%) Scrum
8 259 (10.07%) Performance Tuning
9 253 (9.84%) MVC
10 250 (9.72%) Data Modelling
11 231 (8.98%) Wealth Management
12 226 (8.79%) OO
13 221 (8.59%) Analytics
14 213 (8.28%) Unit Testing
15 204 (7.93%) Test Automation
16 175 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
16 175 (6.80%) ITIL
17 153 (5.95%) Mentoring
17 153 (5.95%) SOA
18 144 (5.60%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2494 (96.97%) SQL
2 1081 (42.03%) Java
3 501 (19.48%) JavaScript
4 419 (16.29%) C#
5 281 (10.93%) Shell Script
5 281 (10.93%) T-SQL
6 263 (10.23%) Python
7 210 (8.16%) C++
7 210 (8.16%) Perl
8 97 (3.77%) C
9 95 (3.69%) VB
10 71 (2.76%) Bash Shell
11 70 (2.72%) R
12 65 (2.53%) Scala
13 53 (2.06%) Ruby
14 43 (1.67%) Go
15 39 (1.52%) TypeScript
16 38 (1.48%) VBA
17 35 (1.36%) PHP
18 28 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 380 (14.77%) Degree
2 142 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 126 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 61 (2.37%) Oracle Certification
5 60 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 46 (1.79%) OCP
7 29 (1.13%) ISTQB
8 27 (1.05%) DV Cleared
9 21 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (0.78%) Master's Degree
10 20 (0.78%) MCP
11 19 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 16 (0.62%) OCA
13 14 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (0.39%) ISEB
14 10 (0.39%) SAP Certification
15 9 (0.35%) MCSD
16 8 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (0.31%) MCAD
17 5 (0.19%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (4.47%) QA
2 99 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 38 (1.48%) SLA
4 12 (0.47%) ISO 20022
5 9 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.31%) MiFID
6 8 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.27%) RosettaNet
8 6 (0.23%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.19%) ISO 15022
10 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.16%) HL7
11 3 (0.12%) Basel II
11 3 (0.12%) DICOM
11 3 (0.12%) EMIR
11 3 (0.12%) GxP
12 2 (0.078%) COREP
12 2 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.078%) PMO
13 1 (0.039%) GDPR
System Software
1 70 (2.72%) Oracle RAC
2 40 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.82%) Docker
4 12 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (0.12%) HDFS
6 3 (0.12%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.078%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.078%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.039%) NFS
8 1 (0.039%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.039%) Samba
8 1 (0.039%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.039%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.039%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 91 (3.54%) Oracle RMAN
2 74 (2.88%) Data Guard
3 50 (1.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 36 (1.40%) Puppet
5 29 (1.13%) Tivoli
6 22 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
7 19 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (0.66%) Control-M
9 13 (0.51%) Ansible
10 9 (0.35%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 9 (0.35%) Nagios
10 9 (0.35%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.23%) EMC Navisphere
12 5 (0.19%) Ambari
12 5 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 5 (0.19%) MOM
13 4 (0.16%) Kubernetes
13 4 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 3 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 2 (0.078%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 2221 (86.35%) Oracle
2 171 (6.65%) Microsoft
3 104 (4.04%) Tableau
4 98 (3.81%) SAP
5 81 (3.15%) Informatica
6 56 (2.18%) TIBCO
7 48 (1.87%) Hyperion
8 42 (1.63%) Talend
9 40 (1.56%) IBM
10 38 (1.48%) Retek
11 37 (1.44%) Sybase
12 35 (1.36%) Cognos
13 31 (1.21%) HP
14 27 (1.05%) Teradata
15 26 (1.01%) VMware
16 21 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
17 20 (0.78%) PayPal
18 19 (0.74%) MuleSoft
18 19 (0.74%) Red Hat
18 19 (0.74%) Remedy