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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 17 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 594 445 368
Rank change year-on-year -149 -77 -29
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 848 788 491
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.68% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% 1.25% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 498 484 344
10th Percentile £35,988 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -9.09%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £85,375 £73,750 £75,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%

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 87,749 62,869 34,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 52.70% 54.43% 56.83%
Number of salaries quoted 43,071 42,788 29,054
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,971
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +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 17 August 2022.

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 17 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -106 730 £55,000 +7.84% 118
UK excluding London -74 488 £50,000 +5.26% 69
Work from Home -107 441 £52,500 +2.94% 35
London -125 274 £67,500 +5.47% 53
North of England -13 135 £50,000 - 14
South East -87 108 £55,000 +4.76% 16
Yorkshire -5 75 £50,000 - 6
East of England -1 73 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Midlands -109 63 £47,750 -0.52% 14
South West -13 60 £50,000 +17.65% 10
West Midlands -36 38 £47,500 +0.53% 9
North West -54 36 £52,500 +13.51% 7
Scotland -49 32 £46,250 -3.65% 5
East Midlands -52 25 £50,000 -1.96% 5
North East +16 24 £40,000 +35.59% 1
Northern Ireland -8 10 £38,782 +10.80%
Wales -18 8 £33,375 -17.59% 2

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, 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.

1 832 (98.11%) SQL
2 673 (79.36%) Oracle
3 290 (34.20%) Finance
4 253 (29.83%) Social Skills
5 240 (28.30%) Agile
5 240 (28.30%) Oracle Database
6 224 (26.42%) SQL Server
7 213 (25.12%) Java
8 191 (22.52%) Degree
9 180 (21.23%) Problem-Solving
10 176 (20.75%) Linux
11 167 (19.69%) Unix
12 165 (19.46%) Microsoft
13 154 (18.16%) T-SQL
14 150 (17.69%) ETL
15 144 (16.98%) Azure
16 134 (15.80%) Relational Database
17 132 (15.57%) AWS
17 132 (15.57%) Performance Tuning
18 131 (15.45%) Business Intelligence
19 122 (14.39%) Scrum
19 122 (14.39%) Oracle Database 12c
20 116 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
20 116 (13.68%) Data Modelling
21 115 (13.56%) C#
22 114 (13.44%) Data Warehouse
23 113 (13.33%) JavaScript
24 110 (12.97%) Software Engineering
25 105 (12.38%) .NET
26 98 (11.56%) Windows

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 38 (4.48%) WebLogic
2 36 (4.25%) SAS
3 27 (3.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 26 (3.07%) Oracle Workflow
5 24 (2.83%) Apache Spark
5 24 (2.83%) JBoss
6 21 (2.48%) Oracle Service Bus
7 20 (2.36%) Apache
8 18 (2.12%) Confluence
9 17 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (1.53%) Ethereum
10 13 (1.53%) SharePoint
11 11 (1.30%) IIS
11 11 (1.30%) Red Hat Fuse
12 10 (1.18%) Tomcat
13 9 (1.06%) Mule
14 5 (0.59%) CMS
14 5 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
15 4 (0.47%) Jupyter
16 3 (0.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 49 (5.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.83%) Pipeline Pilot
5 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (2.95%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
3 9 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (0.94%) Exstream
4 8 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.71%) JDE OneWorld
6 6 (0.71%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.47%) FLEXCUBE
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle Payroll
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle Utilities
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 144 (16.98%) Azure
2 132 (15.57%) AWS
3 59 (6.96%) Power Platform
4 32 (3.77%) SaaS
5 27 (3.18%) Azure DevOps
6 24 (2.83%) GitHub
7 21 (2.48%) GCP
8 16 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (1.89%) Azure AKS
9 15 (1.77%) OpenShift
10 14 (1.65%) Snowflake
11 13 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
12 12 (1.42%) PowerApps
13 11 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
14 8 (0.94%) Nutanix
15 7 (0.83%) Microsoft 365
16 6 (0.71%) Azure Synapse Analytics
17 5 (0.59%) npm
17 5 (0.59%) PaaS
17 5 (0.59%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.83%) PuTTY
2 6 (0.71%) Broadband
2 6 (0.71%) DNS
2 6 (0.71%) HTTP
3 4 (0.47%) SNMP
4 3 (0.35%) Intranet
5 2 (0.24%) DHCP
5 2 (0.24%) Network Security
5 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.12%) 5G
6 1 (0.12%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.12%) SAN
6 1 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (28.30%) Oracle Database
2 224 (26.42%) SQL Server
3 134 (15.80%) Relational Database
4 122 (14.39%) Oracle Database 12c
5 114 (13.44%) Data Warehouse
6 94 (11.08%) Oracle Reports
7 85 (10.02%) PostgreSQL
8 74 (8.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 68 (8.02%) RDBMS
10 60 (7.08%) MySQL
11 57 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 52 (6.13%) Power BI
13 51 (6.01%) Oracle Database 11g
14 40 (4.72%) Oracle Database 10g
15 34 (4.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 31 (3.66%) OLTP
17 30 (3.54%) Big Data
18 29 (3.42%) Tableau
19 26 (3.07%) OLAP
19 26 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 76 (8.96%) Git (software)
1 76 (8.96%) Oracle APEX
2 73 (8.61%) Oracle Forms
3 69 (8.14%) Jenkins
4 67 (7.90%) Subversion
5 40 (4.72%) JIRA
6 26 (3.07%) Hudson
7 24 (2.83%) Visual Studio
8 21 (2.48%) Ant
8 21 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (2.24%) JUnit
10 16 (1.89%) Toad
11 15 (1.77%) Maven
12 13 (1.53%) Babel
12 13 (1.53%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.53%) webpack
13 11 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 10 (1.18%) Bitbucket
14 10 (1.18%) SoapUI
15 9 (1.06%) ERwin
General
1 290 (34.20%) Finance
2 253 (29.83%) Social Skills
3 116 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (9.67%) Banking
5 62 (7.31%) Law
6 59 (6.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 48 (5.66%) Retail
8 47 (5.54%) Legal
9 44 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 22 (2.59%) Manufacturing
10 22 (2.59%) Organisational Skills
11 19 (2.24%) Marketing
11 19 (2.24%) Public Sector
12 18 (2.12%) Presentation Skills
13 13 (1.53%) Influencing Skills
14 12 (1.42%) Advertising
15 11 (1.30%) Local Government
16 9 (1.06%) Aviation
17 8 (0.94%) Telecoms
18 7 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 342 (40.33%) Developer
2 135 (15.92%) Analyst
3 103 (12.15%) Senior Developer
4 99 (11.67%) Oracle Developer
5 90 (10.61%) DBA
6 81 (9.55%) Oracle DBA
7 58 (6.84%) .NET Developer
8 46 (5.42%) Software Engineer
8 46 (5.42%) SQL Developer
9 36 (4.25%) PL/SQL Developer
10 35 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 35 (4.13%) C# Developer
11 32 (3.77%) Java Developer
12 31 (3.66%) Applications Support
13 29 (3.42%) Support Analyst
14 28 (3.30%) Database Engineer
15 27 (3.18%) Consultant
15 27 (3.18%) Senior Oracle Developer
16 26 (3.07%) .NET Software Developer
16 26 (3.07%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (12.38%) .NET
2 90 (10.61%) XML
3 88 (10.38%) HTML
4 75 (8.84%) SOAP
5 64 (7.55%) CSS
6 58 (6.84%) REST
7 55 (6.49%) React
7 55 (6.49%) Spring
8 49 (5.78%) JSON
8 49 (5.78%) Web Services
9 44 (5.19%) ASP.NET
10 42 (4.95%) Kafka
10 42 (4.95%) Spring Boot
11 37 (4.36%) Middleware
11 37 (4.36%) Oracle Fusion
12 35 (4.13%) .NET Core
13 34 (4.01%) Node.js
13 34 (4.01%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 32 (3.77%) JMS
15 29 (3.42%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (3.30%) Clustering
2 25 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (2.83%) Derivative
4 20 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (2.36%) User Experience
5 19 (2.24%) Life Science
6 17 (2.00%) Data Structures
7 16 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
7 16 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (1.89%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
9 14 (1.65%) Driving Licence
10 13 (1.53%) Blockchain
11 12 (1.42%) Pharmacovigilance
11 12 (1.42%) Replication
12 11 (1.30%) Cyber Defence
12 11 (1.30%) Virtual Team
13 9 (1.06%) LIMS
14 8 (0.94%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.83%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 176 (20.75%) Linux
2 167 (19.69%) Unix
3 98 (11.56%) Windows
4 59 (6.96%) Solaris
5 35 (4.13%) Windows Server
6 24 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.89%) Windows Server 2016
8 14 (1.65%) CentOS
9 9 (1.06%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.06%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.71%) AIX
11 4 (0.47%) HPUX
11 4 (0.47%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.35%) VME
13 1 (0.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (28.30%) Agile
2 180 (21.23%) Problem-Solving
3 150 (17.69%) ETL
4 132 (15.57%) Performance Tuning
5 131 (15.45%) Business Intelligence
6 122 (14.39%) Scrum
7 116 (13.68%) Data Modelling
8 110 (12.97%) Software Engineering
9 95 (11.20%) Analytics
10 94 (11.08%) DevOps
11 88 (10.38%) Test Automation
12 83 (9.79%) Validation
13 82 (9.67%) Migration
13 82 (9.67%) SDLC
14 75 (8.84%) CI/CD
15 74 (8.73%) ITIL
16 67 (7.90%) Computer Science
17 65 (7.67%) Continuous Integration
18 63 (7.43%) Mentoring
19 62 (7.31%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 832 (98.11%) SQL
2 213 (25.12%) Java
3 154 (18.16%) T-SQL
4 115 (13.56%) C#
5 113 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 97 (11.44%) Python
7 96 (11.32%) Shell Script
8 57 (6.72%) PowerShell
9 32 (3.77%) R
10 29 (3.42%) C
11 27 (3.18%) Perl
12 23 (2.71%) VBScript
13 22 (2.59%) TypeScript
14 19 (2.24%) VB
15 15 (1.77%) C++
15 15 (1.77%) VBA
16 13 (1.53%) ES6
16 13 (1.53%) Scala
17 10 (1.18%) PHP
18 9 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 191 (22.52%) Degree
2 48 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 45 (5.31%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.53%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.71%) AAT
6 6 (0.71%) ACCA
6 6 (0.71%) CIMA
7 3 (0.35%) HND
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.35%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.24%) OCA
8 2 (0.24%) OCP
8 2 (0.24%) SANS
9 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.12%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.31%) QA
2 25 (2.95%) PCI DSS
2 25 (2.95%) SLA
3 19 (2.24%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.65%) ISO 9001
5 10 (1.18%) MiFID
6 6 (0.71%) GDPR
7 3 (0.35%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.24%) NIST
9 1 (0.12%) GLP
9 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 67 (7.90%) Docker
2 48 (5.66%) Oracle RAC
3 22 (2.59%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.83%) HDFS
6 6 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.47%) Samba
8 2 (0.24%) IAG
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 68 (8.02%) Oracle RMAN
2 61 (7.19%) Kubernetes
3 48 (5.66%) Data Guard
4 43 (5.07%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 28 (3.30%) Ansible
6 26 (3.07%) Control-M
7 24 (2.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 12 (1.42%) Failover Clustering
9 9 (1.06%) Kibana
9 9 (1.06%) logstash
10 5 (0.59%) Consul
11 4 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.47%) Oozie
11 4 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.35%) Puppet
13 1 (0.12%) HP ALM
13 1 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 673 (79.36%) Oracle
2 165 (19.46%) Microsoft
3 44 (5.19%) FIS
4 30 (3.54%) Informatica
5 19 (2.24%) Red Hat
6 18 (2.12%) SAP
7 15 (1.77%) Sun
8 14 (1.65%) MuleSoft
9 13 (1.53%) TIBCO
10 12 (1.42%) VMware
11 11 (1.30%) IBM
11 11 (1.30%) Talend
12 10 (1.18%) OpenText
13 9 (1.06%) Databricks
13 9 (1.06%) JDA
13 9 (1.06%) Teradata
14 8 (0.94%) Sybase
15 6 (0.71%) Bloomberg
15 6 (0.71%) Google
15 6 (0.71%) Salesforce.com