Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 227 185
Rank change year-on-year -27 -42 +2
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 2419 2842 3985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.52% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.43% 2.88% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1710 2128 3385
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,174 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 99506 98830 113063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.35% 52.83% 51.70%
Number of salaries quoted 81947 85254 96676
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -32 2133 £47,500 -5.00% 102
UK excluding London -36 1443 £45,000 - 70
London -5 943 £57,500 -4.17% 44
South East -33 392 £47,500 +3.26% 16
North of England -23 324 £42,500 - 18
East of England -35 212 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Midlands -26 188 £42,500 - 16
Scotland -29 186 £42,500 -5.56% 9
Yorkshire +4 170 £40,000 - 8
North West -41 137 £47,500 +5.56% 9
West Midlands -9 113 £45,000 +12.50% 7
South West -39 81 £45,000 +5.88% 4
East Midlands -19 75 £37,500 -18.92% 9
Wales +16 35 £40,000 +1.27% 2
Northern Ireland -18 25 £35,250 -29.50% 1
North East 0 17 £36,095 -1.11% 1
Isle of Man - 8 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 2362 (97.64%) SQL
2 2029 (83.88%) Oracle
3 988 (40.84%) Java
4 850 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
5 814 (33.65%) Finance
6 808 (33.40%) Oracle Database
7 633 (26.17%) Unix
8 462 (19.10%) Data Warehouse
9 427 (17.65%) .NET
10 426 (17.61%) SQL Server
11 424 (17.53%) Banking
12 417 (17.24%) C#
13 396 (16.37%) JavaScript
14 380 (15.71%) Linux
15 365 (15.09%) XML
16 364 (15.05%) Business Intelligence
17 356 (14.72%) Asset Management
18 336 (13.89%) ETL
19 333 (13.77%) Web Services
19 333 (13.77%) HTML
19 333 (13.77%) Oracle Database 11g
20 331 (13.68%) Degree
21 329 (13.60%) Investment Banking
22 327 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
23 316 (13.06%) Wealth Management
24 310 (12.82%) Spring
25 306 (12.65%) Retail Banking
26 300 (12.40%) Software Engineering
27 279 (11.53%) Performance Tuning
28 278 (11.49%) 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
1 154 (6.37%) Tomcat
2 115 (4.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 103 (4.26%) Apache
4 91 (3.76%) JBoss
5 67 (2.77%) WebLogic
6 58 (2.40%) Oracle Workflow
7 48 (1.98%) SharePoint
8 34 (1.41%) Confluence
9 28 (1.16%) WebSphere
10 26 (1.07%) SAS
11 22 (0.91%) IIS
12 20 (0.83%) Apache Spark
13 19 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (0.54%) Liferay
15 12 (0.50%) GlassFish
16 11 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
17 8 (0.33%) ColdFusion
17 8 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
18 7 (0.29%) CMS
18 7 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 81 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.041%) HipChat
6 1 (0.041%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.041%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 190 (7.85%) Oracle EBS
2 129 (5.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 60 (2.48%) Oracle 11i
4 46 (1.90%) Oracle HRMS
5 42 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
6 40 (1.65%) Oracle Financials
7 32 (1.32%) Oracle Payroll
8 26 (1.07%) Oracle Retail
9 24 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
10 22 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
11 20 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
12 18 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
12 18 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
13 17 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
14 11 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
14 11 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 11 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
15 8 (0.33%) Oracle ASCP
15 8 (0.33%) Oracle FAH
15 8 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 59 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (2.15%) GitHub
3 27 (1.12%) SaaS
4 20 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (0.62%) Taleo
6 14 (0.58%) OpenShift
6 14 (0.58%) PaaS
7 7 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.25%) FinancialForce
8 6 (0.25%) Force.com
9 5 (0.21%) npm
10 4 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.12%) IaaS
11 3 (0.12%) Serverless
12 2 (0.083%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.083%) Route 53
12 2 (0.083%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.98%) LDAP
2 29 (1.20%) FTP
3 25 (1.03%) HTTP
4 21 (0.87%) SMS
4 21 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.66%) Internet
6 14 (0.58%) DNS
7 12 (0.50%) SAN
7 12 (0.50%) SSL
8 11 (0.45%) DHCP
8 11 (0.45%) NAS
9 10 (0.41%) Firewall
9 10 (0.41%) Wireless
10 7 (0.29%) VPN
11 5 (0.21%) GPRS
11 5 (0.21%) Intranet
12 4 (0.17%) PuTTY
13 3 (0.12%) Multicast
13 3 (0.12%) Network Security
14 1 (0.041%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 808 (33.40%) Oracle Database
2 462 (19.10%) Data Warehouse
3 426 (17.61%) SQL Server
4 333 (13.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 251 (10.38%) Oracle Database 12c
6 246 (10.17%) Relational Database
7 229 (9.47%) Oracle Reports
8 194 (8.02%) Oracle Database 10g
9 151 (6.24%) OLAP
10 136 (5.62%) RDBMS
11 135 (5.58%) Oracle OLAP
12 126 (5.21%) BusinessObjects
13 104 (4.30%) MySQL
14 97 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 92 (3.80%) Oracle BI EE
16 90 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
17 82 (3.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 81 (3.35%) Big Data
19 71 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
20 66 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 250 (10.33%) Oracle Forms
2 216 (8.93%) Maven
3 176 (7.28%) JUnit
4 159 (6.57%) Subversion
5 155 (6.41%) Oracle APEX
6 135 (5.58%) JIRA
7 132 (5.46%) Git (software)
8 95 (3.93%) Jenkins
9 81 (3.35%) NUnit
10 68 (2.81%) MSTest
11 65 (2.69%) Mockito
12 63 (2.60%) Toad
13 54 (2.23%) Selenium
14 53 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
15 52 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
16 48 (1.98%) Ant
17 33 (1.36%) Cucumber
18 31 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
19 30 (1.24%) PowerBuilder
20 27 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 814 (33.65%) Finance
2 424 (17.53%) Banking
3 329 (13.60%) Investment Banking
4 306 (12.65%) Retail Banking
5 93 (3.84%) Marketing
6 83 (3.43%) Retail
7 74 (3.06%) Front Office
8 66 (2.73%) Publishing
9 63 (2.60%) Financial Institution
10 58 (2.40%) Manufacturing
10 58 (2.40%) Telecoms
11 24 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
12 21 (0.87%) Electronics
13 19 (0.79%) Billing
13 19 (0.79%) General Ledger
14 16 (0.66%) Back Office
15 15 (0.62%) Automotive
16 13 (0.54%) Advertising
16 13 (0.54%) Legal
17 10 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 1272 (52.58%) Developer
2 608 (25.13%) Oracle Developer
3 368 (15.21%) Analyst
4 313 (12.94%) Java Developer
5 284 (11.74%) SQL Developer
6 250 (10.33%) Senior Developer
7 214 (8.85%) PL/SQL Developer
8 173 (7.15%) DBA
9 151 (6.24%) Oracle Analyst
10 145 (5.99%) Software Developer
11 142 (5.87%) Senior Java Developer
12 138 (5.70%) Software Engineer
13 135 (5.58%) Oracle DBA
14 127 (5.25%) Senior Oracle Developer
15 119 (4.92%) .NET Developer
16 114 (4.71%) C# Developer
17 112 (4.63%) Consultant
18 108 (4.46%) Support Analyst
19 87 (3.60%) Applications Support
20 82 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (17.65%) .NET
2 365 (15.09%) XML
3 333 (13.77%) HTML
3 333 (13.77%) Web Services
4 310 (12.82%) Spring
5 237 (9.80%) SOAP
6 224 (9.26%) CSS
7 220 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 209 (8.64%) J2EE
9 199 (8.23%) AngularJS
10 191 (7.90%) jQuery
11 173 (7.15%) RESTful
12 167 (6.90%) Hibernate
13 149 (6.16%) REST
14 143 (5.91%) Middleware
15 137 (5.66%) XSLT
16 128 (5.29%) WCF
17 106 (4.38%) JMS
18 98 (4.05%) JDBC
19 97 (4.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 327 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
2 211 (8.72%) Computer Science
3 159 (6.57%) Enterprise Software
4 41 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 39 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 34 (1.41%) Replication
7 31 (1.28%) Fintech
7 31 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
8 30 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 26 (1.07%) Reference Data
10 25 (1.03%) Data Centre
11 24 (0.99%) Algorithms
11 24 (0.99%) Derivative
11 24 (0.99%) Equities
11 24 (0.99%) Virtual Team
12 22 (0.91%) Client/Server
12 22 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
12 22 (0.91%) Tandem
13 20 (0.83%) Clustering
14 18 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 633 (26.17%) Unix
2 380 (15.71%) Linux
3 159 (6.57%) Windows
4 47 (1.94%) Windows Server
5 44 (1.82%) Solaris
6 34 (1.41%) AIX
7 19 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 18 (0.74%) Android
9 9 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.33%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.12%) CentOS
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.083%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.083%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.041%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.041%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.041%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 850 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (15.05%) Business Intelligence
3 356 (14.72%) Asset Management
4 336 (13.89%) ETL
5 316 (13.06%) Wealth Management
6 300 (12.40%) Software Engineering
7 279 (11.53%) Performance Tuning
8 275 (11.37%) SDLC
9 255 (10.54%) Analytics
10 248 (10.25%) Scrum
11 233 (9.63%) Data Modelling
11 233 (9.63%) OO
12 215 (8.89%) MVC
13 214 (8.85%) Unit Testing
14 185 (7.65%) ITIL
15 177 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
16 175 (7.23%) Data Analytics
17 155 (6.41%) Test Automation
18 133 (5.50%) SOA
19 129 (5.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2362 (97.64%) SQL
2 988 (40.84%) Java
3 417 (17.24%) C#
4 396 (16.37%) JavaScript
5 278 (11.49%) T-SQL
6 259 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 242 (10.00%) C++
8 240 (9.92%) Python
9 195 (8.06%) Perl
10 99 (4.09%) R
11 93 (3.84%) C
12 85 (3.51%) Bash Shell
13 83 (3.43%) VB
14 52 (2.15%) PHP
15 42 (1.74%) VB.NET
16 41 (1.69%) Scala
17 37 (1.53%) VBA
18 32 (1.32%) Ruby
19 28 (1.16%) XPath
20 25 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 331 (13.68%) Degree
2 110 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 108 (4.46%) Security Cleared
4 56 (2.32%) SC Cleared
5 51 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
6 44 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 37 (1.53%) OCP
8 28 (1.16%) DV Cleared
9 27 (1.12%) ISTQB
10 25 (1.03%) MCP
11 22 (0.91%) MCSD
12 21 (0.87%) MCAD
13 20 (0.83%) Master's Degree
14 18 (0.74%) HND
15 16 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 14 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 10 (0.41%) ISEB
17 10 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
18 7 (0.29%) HNC
18 7 (0.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (4.84%) QA
2 96 (3.97%) Data Quality
3 43 (1.78%) SLA
4 18 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.50%) RosettaNet
6 9 (0.37%) EMIR
7 6 (0.25%) MiFID
8 4 (0.17%) DICOM
8 4 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.17%) HL7
8 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.17%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.12%) GDPR
9 3 (0.12%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.083%) PMO
11 1 (0.041%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.041%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (2.81%) Oracle RAC
2 58 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.74%) Docker
4 10 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.083%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.083%) GlusterFS
7 2 (0.083%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.083%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.083%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.041%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.041%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.041%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.041%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.041%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 100 (4.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 73 (3.02%) Data Guard
3 42 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 27 (1.12%) Puppet
5 22 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
6 21 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (0.83%) Ansible
8 14 (0.58%) Tivoli
9 13 (0.54%) Nagios
10 11 (0.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 10 (0.41%) Control-M
12 8 (0.33%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (0.17%) Cacti
14 4 (0.17%) Kibana
14 4 (0.17%) Kubernetes
14 4 (0.17%) SCOM
14 4 (0.17%) Terraform
15 3 (0.12%) Ambari
15 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2029 (83.88%) Oracle
2 254 (10.50%) Microsoft
3 95 (3.93%) Informatica
4 93 (3.84%) Tableau
5 91 (3.76%) SAP
6 49 (2.03%) TIBCO
7 38 (1.57%) IBM
8 37 (1.53%) Sybase
9 35 (1.45%) HP
9 35 (1.45%) Hyperion
10 31 (1.28%) Talend
11 25 (1.03%) Retek
12 24 (0.99%) Cognos
12 24 (0.99%) Remedy
13 20 (0.83%) Red Hat
14 19 (0.79%) Perforce
14 19 (0.79%) Teradata
15 18 (0.74%) IFS
16 17 (0.70%) VMware
17 16 (0.66%) Solace