Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 253 222
Rank change year-on-year -12 -31 -38
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 2,067 2,465 3,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.25% 1.41% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.26% 2.55% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,607 1,758 2,262
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 £31,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £75,000
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 91,556 96,643 100,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.57% 55.29% 52.75%
Number of salaries quoted 76,173 79,233 87,041
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -28 1,777 £50,000 +5.26% 215
UK excluding London -24 1,210 £45,000 - 171
London -20 825 £60,000 +4.35% 72
South East -6 400 £50,000 +6.38% 41
Scotland +12 231 £42,500 - 23
North of England -51 208 £45,000 +2.27% 37
Midlands +6 147 £42,500 - 39
East of England -46 126 £45,000 - 15
North West -12 113 £50,000 - 23
Yorkshire -44 90 £44,000 +3.53% 12
South West -4 83 £47,500 +7.95% 11
East Midlands +11 81 £41,500 +18.57% 25
West Midlands +3 65 £42,500 -5.56% 14
Wales -18 22 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Northern Ireland +1 10 £45,000 +28.57% 3
North East -15 5 £42,500 +13.33% 2

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 2,023 (97.87%) SQL
2 1,663 (80.45%) Oracle
3 773 (37.40%) Finance
4 763 (36.91%) Java
5 732 (35.41%) Agile Software Development
6 535 (25.88%) Oracle Database
7 436 (21.09%) SQL Server
8 419 (20.27%) JavaScript
9 410 (19.84%) C#
10 402 (19.45%) .NET
11 401 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
12 386 (18.67%) XML
13 385 (18.63%) Unix
14 377 (18.24%) Linux
15 363 (17.56%) HTML
16 337 (16.30%) T-SQL
17 323 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
18 305 (14.76%) Web Services
19 279 (13.50%) Problem-Solving
20 275 (13.30%) Software Engineering
21 271 (13.11%) CSS
22 264 (12.77%) Relational Database
23 257 (12.43%) Spring
24 255 (12.34%) Banking
25 249 (12.05%) Microsoft
26 248 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
27 246 (11.90%) Shell Script
28 242 (11.71%) Oracle Reports
29 237 (11.47%) Scrum
30 235 (11.37%) ETL

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 90 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 88 (4.26%) WebLogic
3 86 (4.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 69 (3.34%) Oracle Workflow
5 68 (3.29%) JBoss
6 59 (2.85%) Apache
7 53 (2.56%) WebSphere
8 31 (1.50%) IIS
8 31 (1.50%) SharePoint
9 30 (1.45%) Apache Spark
10 22 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
11 21 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
12 19 (0.92%) Confluence
13 14 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
14 12 (0.58%) SAS
15 11 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
17 7 (0.34%) Apache Solr
18 5 (0.24%) Apache Pig
18 5 (0.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 136 (6.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.19%) EngageOne
6 4 (0.19%) Weka
7 1 (0.048%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 131 (6.34%) Oracle EBS
2 56 (2.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 50 (2.42%) Oracle ERP
4 46 (2.23%) Oracle Applications
5 32 (1.55%) Oracle Financials
6 21 (1.02%) Oracle 11i
6 21 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
7 18 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
8 17 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
9 12 (0.58%) NetSuite
10 11 (0.53%) Oracle Payroll
11 9 (0.44%) Epicor Tropos
11 9 (0.44%) Oracle HRMS
11 9 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
11 9 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
12 8 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
12 8 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
12 8 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
13 7 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
13 7 (0.34%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 127 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (1.94%) SaaS
4 34 (1.64%) Office 365
5 32 (1.55%) Amazon S3
6 31 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (1.26%) GitHub
8 25 (1.21%) PaaS
9 17 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
9 17 (0.82%) Serverless
10 16 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
10 16 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
11 15 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
11 15 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
12 14 (0.68%) Route 53
13 10 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.48%) npm
14 9 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 9 (0.44%) DigitalOcean
14 9 (0.44%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.98%) Internet
2 18 (0.87%) HTTP
3 15 (0.73%) Network Security
4 14 (0.68%) SAN
5 10 (0.48%) SMS
6 9 (0.44%) Intranet
7 8 (0.39%) SSL
8 7 (0.34%) FTP
8 7 (0.34%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.29%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.29%) WAN
10 5 (0.24%) Firewall
10 5 (0.24%) LAN
10 5 (0.24%) WLAN
11 4 (0.19%) DNS
11 4 (0.19%) WinSCP
12 3 (0.15%) MQTT
12 3 (0.15%) PPP
13 2 (0.097%) Broadband
13 2 (0.097%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 535 (25.88%) Oracle Database
2 436 (21.09%) SQL Server
3 323 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
4 264 (12.77%) Relational Database
5 248 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 242 (11.71%) Oracle Reports
7 190 (9.19%) Oracle Database 12c
8 151 (7.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 150 (7.26%) RDBMS
10 126 (6.10%) MySQL
11 125 (6.05%) MongoDB
12 112 (5.42%) BusinessObjects
13 108 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 99 (4.79%) Oracle Database 10g
15 91 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
16 79 (3.82%) Big Data
17 70 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
18 69 (3.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 59 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 58 (2.81%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 227 (10.98%) Git (software)
2 164 (7.93%) JIRA
3 162 (7.84%) Oracle Forms
4 138 (6.68%) Oracle APEX
5 135 (6.53%) Jenkins
6 99 (4.79%) JUnit
7 95 (4.60%) Maven
8 93 (4.50%) Subversion
9 74 (3.58%) Toad
10 65 (3.14%) Visual Studio
11 58 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 53 (2.56%) Eclipse
13 49 (2.37%) NUnit
14 47 (2.27%) MSTest
15 45 (2.18%) Selenium
16 43 (2.08%) Ant
17 38 (1.84%) Protractor
18 35 (1.69%) Gradle
19 31 (1.50%) webpack
20 24 (1.16%) Cucumber
General
1 773 (37.40%) Finance
2 255 (12.34%) Banking
3 106 (5.13%) Retail
4 77 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 59 (2.85%) Front Office
6 54 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 52 (2.52%) Marketing
8 50 (2.42%) Investment Banking
9 40 (1.94%) Back Office
10 27 (1.31%) Electronics
11 26 (1.26%) Games
12 24 (1.16%) Billing
13 22 (1.06%) Law
14 16 (0.77%) Advertising
15 15 (0.73%) Publishing
16 14 (0.68%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.63%) Automotive
18 12 (0.58%) Legal
19 7 (0.34%) General Ledger
19 7 (0.34%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1,123 (54.33%) Developer
2 381 (18.43%) Oracle Developer
3 323 (15.63%) Analyst
4 276 (13.35%) Java Developer
5 210 (10.16%) SQL Developer
6 147 (7.11%) DBA
7 140 (6.77%) Senior Developer
8 131 (6.34%) PL/SQL Developer
9 129 (6.24%) Software Engineer
10 125 (6.05%) Oracle DBA
11 117 (5.66%) C# Developer
12 116 (5.61%) .NET Developer
13 101 (4.89%) Support Analyst
14 100 (4.84%) Applications Support
15 88 (4.26%) Software Developer
16 83 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
17 82 (3.97%) Oracle Analyst
18 79 (3.82%) Consultant
19 78 (3.77%) SQL Analyst
20 73 (3.53%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (19.45%) .NET
2 386 (18.67%) XML
3 363 (17.56%) HTML
4 305 (14.76%) Web Services
5 271 (13.11%) CSS
6 257 (12.43%) Spring
7 176 (8.51%) jQuery
8 171 (8.27%) SOAP
9 159 (7.69%) RESTful
10 153 (7.40%) ASP.NET
11 143 (6.92%) AngularJS
12 142 (6.87%) REST
13 134 (6.48%) JSON
14 114 (5.52%) Hibernate
15 104 (5.03%) J2EE
16 99 (4.79%) HTML5
17 95 (4.60%) WCF
18 90 (4.35%) XSLT
19 81 (3.92%) Middleware
20 80 (3.87%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 163 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 79 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
4 52 (2.52%) Derivative
5 51 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 46 (2.23%) User Experience
7 44 (2.13%) Reference Data
8 43 (2.08%) Data Structures
9 42 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
10 40 (1.94%) Management Information System
11 39 (1.89%) Fintech
12 35 (1.69%) Algorithms
12 35 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 31 (1.50%) Replication
14 28 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
14 28 (1.35%) Fixed Income
15 26 (1.26%) Clustering
16 23 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
17 19 (0.92%) Client/Server
17 19 (0.92%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 385 (18.63%) Unix
2 377 (18.24%) Linux
3 204 (9.87%) Windows
4 58 (2.81%) Solaris
5 54 (2.61%) Windows Server
6 33 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (1.21%) AIX
8 15 (0.73%) Windows 7
9 14 (0.68%) DC/OS
10 8 (0.39%) CentOS
10 8 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.24%) Android
12 5 (0.24%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.24%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
13 4 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 732 (35.41%) Agile Software Development
2 401 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
3 279 (13.50%) Problem-Solving
4 275 (13.30%) Software Engineering
5 237 (11.47%) Scrum
6 235 (11.37%) ETL
7 223 (10.79%) MVC
8 189 (9.14%) SDLC
9 176 (8.51%) Data Modelling
10 173 (8.37%) Performance Tuning
11 170 (8.22%) Test Automation
12 148 (7.16%) TDD
13 147 (7.11%) ERP
14 137 (6.63%) Migration
15 130 (6.29%) DevOps
16 125 (6.05%) ITIL
16 125 (6.05%) OO
17 122 (5.90%) Continuous Integration
18 116 (5.61%) Analytics
19 111 (5.37%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2,023 (97.87%) SQL
2 763 (36.91%) Java
3 419 (20.27%) JavaScript
4 410 (19.84%) C#
5 337 (16.30%) T-SQL
6 246 (11.90%) Shell Script
7 186 (9.00%) C++
8 178 (8.61%) Python
9 79 (3.82%) VBA
10 75 (3.63%) VB
11 61 (2.95%) C
12 59 (2.85%) VB.NET
13 49 (2.37%) Perl
14 40 (1.94%) PowerShell
15 35 (1.69%) R
16 32 (1.55%) Ruby
17 29 (1.40%) Bash Shell
18 28 (1.35%) Scala
19 27 (1.31%) Java 8
20 26 (1.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 199 (9.63%) Degree
2 109 (5.27%) Security Cleared
3 54 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 38 (1.84%) Oracle Certification
5 27 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (1.16%) OCP
7 23 (1.11%) DV Cleared
8 20 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
9 19 (0.92%) PhD
10 17 (0.82%) MCSE
11 15 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 15 (0.73%) MCSA
12 13 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
13 11 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.34%) ISEB
15 4 (0.19%) HND
15 4 (0.19%) OCA
15 4 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 3 (0.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (5.42%) QA
2 54 (2.61%) Data Quality
3 30 (1.45%) SLA
4 13 (0.63%) MiFID
5 10 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 6 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.19%) GDPR
7 4 (0.19%) SEPA
8 2 (0.097%) IFRS
8 2 (0.097%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.097%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.048%) HL7
9 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.048%) UCITS
System Software
1 76 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
2 74 (3.58%) Docker
3 28 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.97%) Active Directory
5 14 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.63%) HDFS
7 8 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.34%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.097%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.097%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.048%) NFS
11 1 (0.048%) Oracle Clusterware
11 1 (0.048%) Samba
Systems Management
1 70 (3.39%) Data Guard
2 67 (3.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 54 (2.61%) Ansible
4 49 (2.37%) Kubernetes
5 48 (2.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 31 (1.50%) Terraform
7 28 (1.35%) Puppet
8 27 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
9 24 (1.16%) Control-M
9 24 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
10 15 (0.73%) Mesos
10 15 (0.73%) Rancher
11 14 (0.68%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 9 (0.44%) Oracle ZFS
13 8 (0.39%) logstash
13 8 (0.39%) Tivoli
14 7 (0.34%) Graphite
14 7 (0.34%) NetBackup
15 6 (0.29%) Unicenter
16 3 (0.15%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1,663 (80.45%) Oracle
2 249 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 94 (4.55%) SAP
4 67 (3.24%) Tableau
5 64 (3.10%) Informatica
6 59 (2.85%) Red Hat
7 54 (2.61%) Talend
8 50 (2.42%) IBM
9 41 (1.98%) IFS
10 31 (1.50%) Sybase
11 29 (1.40%) Citrix
11 29 (1.40%) VMware
12 26 (1.26%) Remedy
13 22 (1.06%) Google
14 20 (0.97%) Rakuten
15 16 (0.77%) Cognos
15 16 (0.77%) RedGate
16 14 (0.68%) SaltStack
16 14 (0.68%) Siebel
16 14 (0.68%) TIBCO