Period
to 31 July 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 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 425 360 325
Rank change year-on-year -65 -35 -41
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 803 544 1,470
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.80% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 1.42% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 510 388 1,167
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,900
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,875 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,375 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%

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 62,461 38,298 77,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.98% 56.31% 53.69%
Number of salaries quoted 43,024 31,774 63,889
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 31 July 2021.

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 31 July 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 -66 656 £51,000 +2.00% 126
UK excluding London -30 487 £47,500 - 92
London -118 224 £62,500 -3.85% 53
Work from Home -102 191 £51,000 -7.27% 29
South East -27 157 £52,500 +5.00% 14
Midlands -53 100 £48,500 +2.65% 19
North of England -65 87 £45,000 +5.88% 23
South West -29 67 £42,500 -10.53% 14
East Midlands -41 64 £51,000 +2.00% 9
Scotland -35 52 £49,000 +0.51% 16
Yorkshire -63 52 £50,000 - 8
West Midlands -56 36 £47,250 +26.00% 10
North West -39 34 £43,500 +2.35% 13
East of England -43 13 £47,500 +16.55% 3
Wales -37 8 £40,500 -10.00% 2
Northern Ireland - 6 £35,000 - 1
North East -23 1 £29,500 -24.36% 2

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 785 (97.76%) SQL
2 642 (79.95%) Oracle
3 283 (35.24%) Social Skills
4 275 (34.25%) Oracle Database
5 247 (30.76%) Agile Software Development
6 227 (28.27%) Java
7 223 (27.77%) Problem-Solving
8 159 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
9 157 (19.55%) Linux
10 141 (17.56%) Relational Database
11 139 (17.31%) JavaScript
12 133 (16.56%) Oracle Database 12c
13 130 (16.19%) C#
14 129 (16.06%) Unix
15 127 (15.82%) Finance
16 122 (15.19%) SQL Server
16 122 (15.19%) ETL
17 118 (14.69%) Migration
17 118 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
18 111 (13.82%) Microsoft
18 111 (13.82%) Oracle APEX
19 109 (13.57%) Git (software)
20 107 (13.33%) Degree
21 103 (12.83%) .NET
22 102 (12.70%) WebLogic
22 102 (12.70%) Scrum
23 99 (12.33%) Analytics
24 98 (12.20%) XML
25 97 (12.08%) Azure
26 95 (11.83%) T-SQL

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
1 102 (12.70%) WebLogic
2 46 (5.73%) Apache Spark
3 44 (5.48%) Oracle Workflow
4 36 (4.48%) SAS
5 33 (4.11%) Tomcat
6 32 (3.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 29 (3.61%) Confluence
8 22 (2.74%) Apache
9 21 (2.62%) Oracle Service Bus
10 20 (2.49%) Oracle Application Server
11 13 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (1.62%) WebSphere
12 11 (1.37%) IIS
12 11 (1.37%) SharePoint
13 8 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (0.87%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.75%) Apache Synapse
15 6 (0.75%) CMS
16 5 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
16 5 (0.62%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 56 (6.97%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (6.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (3.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.62%) Stata
6 3 (0.37%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 32 (3.99%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (2.99%) Oracle Applications
3 20 (2.49%) Oracle ERP
4 13 (1.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (1.00%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 7 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
6 7 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
7 6 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.62%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 4 (0.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 4 (0.50%) SAP GTS
10 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.37%) Staffware
11 2 (0.25%) FLEXCUBE
11 2 (0.25%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 2 (0.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 97 (12.08%) Azure
2 81 (10.09%) AWS
3 45 (5.60%) Power Platform
4 44 (5.48%) Snowflake
5 36 (4.48%) SaaS
6 26 (3.24%) Google Analytics
7 25 (3.11%) PaaS
8 21 (2.62%) GCP
9 12 (1.49%) Azure Functions
9 12 (1.49%) Serverless
10 11 (1.37%) Amazon SageMaker
10 11 (1.37%) Azure Data Factory
10 11 (1.37%) IaaS
11 10 (1.25%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 10 (1.25%) Boomi
12 9 (1.12%) Amazon EKS
13 7 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.62%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.62%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
15 4 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.37%) Internet
2 9 (1.12%) SMS
3 8 (1.00%) SSL
4 5 (0.62%) HTTP
4 5 (0.62%) SMTP
5 3 (0.37%) VPN
6 2 (0.25%) Broadband
6 2 (0.25%) Firewall
7 1 (0.12%) ATM
7 1 (0.12%) DHCP
7 1 (0.12%) DNS
7 1 (0.12%) DSL
7 1 (0.12%) FTP
7 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.12%) IMAP
7 1 (0.12%) Intranet
7 1 (0.12%) IPsec
7 1 (0.12%) SAN
7 1 (0.12%) SSH
7 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (34.25%) Oracle Database
2 141 (17.56%) Relational Database
3 133 (16.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 122 (15.19%) SQL Server
5 91 (11.33%) Oracle Reports
6 89 (11.08%) RDBMS
7 84 (10.46%) Oracle Database 10g
7 84 (10.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 77 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
9 63 (7.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 45 (5.60%) Power BI
11 41 (5.11%) MySQL
11 41 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
12 38 (4.73%) Oracle ODI
13 33 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 30 (3.74%) Oracle BI EE
15 25 (3.11%) JasperReports
16 24 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
17 22 (2.74%) Big Data
17 22 (2.74%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 111 (13.82%) Oracle APEX
2 109 (13.57%) Git (software)
3 79 (9.84%) JIRA
4 73 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
5 72 (8.97%) Jenkins
6 38 (4.73%) Maven
7 30 (3.74%) JUnit
8 29 (3.61%) Subversion
9 28 (3.49%) Toad
10 24 (2.99%) Cucumber
11 16 (1.99%) Mockito
12 14 (1.74%) Gradle
12 14 (1.74%) SoapUI
13 13 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (1.49%) ProC
15 11 (1.37%) Bitbucket
16 9 (1.12%) Artifactory
16 9 (1.12%) Eclipse
16 9 (1.12%) GitLab
16 9 (1.12%) Mocha
General
1 283 (35.24%) Social Skills
2 127 (15.82%) Finance
3 118 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (4.61%) Banking
5 30 (3.74%) Public Sector
6 26 (3.24%) Manufacturing
7 23 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 21 (2.62%) Police
9 20 (2.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 20 (2.49%) Influencing Skills
9 20 (2.49%) Presentation Skills
10 17 (2.12%) Law
11 14 (1.74%) Games
11 14 (1.74%) Retail
12 12 (1.49%) Billing
13 11 (1.37%) Investment Banking
13 11 (1.37%) Marketing
14 7 (0.87%) Organisational Skills
14 7 (0.87%) Telecoms
15 5 (0.62%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 403 (50.19%) Developer
2 193 (24.03%) Oracle Developer
3 83 (10.34%) Analyst
4 59 (7.35%) Java Developer
5 58 (7.22%) Programmer
6 57 (7.10%) Software Engineer
7 50 (6.23%) SQL Developer
8 48 (5.98%) Senior Developer
9 46 (5.73%) Consultant
10 42 (5.23%) PL/SQL Developer
11 40 (4.98%) Architect
12 36 (4.48%) .NET Developer
13 34 (4.23%) DBA
14 33 (4.11%) Oracle Consultant
15 32 (3.99%) Data Architect
15 32 (3.99%) Software Developer
16 30 (3.74%) Support Analyst
17 29 (3.61%) Data Engineer
18 27 (3.36%) Oracle DBA
19 26 (3.24%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (12.83%) .NET
2 98 (12.20%) XML
3 90 (11.21%) HTML
4 89 (11.08%) Web Services
5 81 (10.09%) REST
6 78 (9.71%) Spring
7 72 (8.97%) CSS
8 64 (7.97%) JSON
9 62 (7.72%) Kafka
10 51 (6.35%) SOAP
11 49 (6.10%) jQuery
12 46 (5.73%) Ajax
12 46 (5.73%) AngularJS
13 40 (4.98%) Middleware
14 37 (4.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 37 (4.61%) RESTful
15 36 (4.48%) Spring Boot
16 34 (4.23%) React
17 29 (3.61%) J2EE
18 28 (3.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (4.23%) Virtual Team
2 23 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 21 (2.62%) Management Information System
3 21 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (1.74%) Life Science
6 13 (1.62%) Algorithms
7 12 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (1.37%) Biotechnology
8 11 (1.37%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.12%) Legacy Systems
9 9 (1.12%) NHS
10 8 (1.00%) Clustering
10 8 (1.00%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.00%) Smart Energy
10 8 (1.00%) User Experience
11 6 (0.75%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 157 (19.55%) Linux
2 129 (16.06%) Unix
3 76 (9.46%) Windows
4 30 (3.74%) Solaris
5 22 (2.74%) Windows Server
6 12 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.37%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.00%) VMS
9 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.62%) AIX
10 5 (0.62%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.37%) CentOS
12 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (30.76%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (27.77%) Problem-Solving
3 159 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
4 122 (15.19%) ETL
5 118 (14.69%) Migration
6 102 (12.70%) Scrum
7 99 (12.33%) Analytics
8 84 (10.46%) Data Migration
9 82 (10.21%) Software Engineering
10 72 (8.97%) Waterfall
11 71 (8.84%) TDD
12 69 (8.59%) Data Management
13 65 (8.09%) DevOps
14 63 (7.85%) Customer Requirements
14 63 (7.85%) Data Modelling
14 63 (7.85%) SDLC
15 62 (7.72%) Computer Science
16 58 (7.22%) Unit Testing
17 56 (6.97%) ERP
18 53 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 785 (97.76%) SQL
2 227 (28.27%) Java
3 139 (17.31%) JavaScript
4 130 (16.19%) C#
5 95 (11.83%) T-SQL
6 87 (10.83%) Python
7 73 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 35 (4.36%) VB
9 30 (3.74%) Java 8
10 27 (3.36%) C
11 24 (2.99%) C++
12 20 (2.49%) Scala
13 19 (2.37%) PowerShell
14 18 (2.24%) Bash Shell
15 17 (2.12%) PHP
16 15 (1.87%) Perl
17 13 (1.62%) TypeScript
18 12 (1.49%) Groovy
18 12 (1.49%) R
19 8 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 107 (13.33%) Degree
2 84 (10.46%) Security Cleared
3 44 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 24 (2.99%) Oracle Certification
5 22 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (2.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (0.75%) OCP
9 4 (0.50%) HND
9 4 (0.50%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.37%) OCA
11 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.12%) ISEB
11 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.12%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.12%) MCP
11 1 (0.12%) MCSD
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.36%) QA
2 25 (3.11%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.99%) SLA
4 10 (1.25%) GDPR
5 6 (0.75%) Good Clinical Practice
6 5 (0.62%) CDISC
6 5 (0.62%) HL7
7 3 (0.37%) ISO 15022
7 3 (0.37%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.25%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.25%) EMIR
8 2 (0.25%) MiFID
8 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.12%) ITGC
System Software
1 43 (5.35%) Docker
2 20 (2.49%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.49%) HDFS
4 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.12%) iptables
5 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 54 (6.72%) Kubernetes
2 23 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (1.74%) Data Guard
4 13 (1.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 11 (1.37%) Terraform
6 9 (1.12%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 8 (1.00%) Ansible
8 4 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (0.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 4 (0.50%) Oracle Statspack
9 2 (0.25%) Control-M
9 2 (0.25%) Kibana
9 2 (0.25%) Nagios
10 1 (0.12%) BMC Marimba
10 1 (0.12%) Cacti
10 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.12%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.12%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 642 (79.95%) Oracle
2 111 (13.82%) Microsoft
3 37 (4.61%) Google
4 28 (3.49%) SAP
5 27 (3.36%) Databricks
5 27 (3.36%) JDA
6 23 (2.86%) Informatica
7 17 (2.12%) IBM
8 16 (1.99%) Atlassian
9 13 (1.62%) IFS
9 13 (1.62%) MuleSoft
10 11 (1.37%) BT
10 11 (1.37%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.12%) Cloudera
11 9 (1.12%) Splunk
12 8 (1.00%) JD Edwards
12 8 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
12 8 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.00%) TIBCO
13 7 (0.87%) Talend