Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 233 189
Rank change year-on-year -50 -44 -8
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 2,054 2,563 3,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.18% 1.47% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 2.76% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,525 1,863 3,202
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £67,500
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 96,355 92,882 108,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.55% 53.21% 51.98%
Number of salaries quoted 80,464 79,765 93,199
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 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 -38 1,802 £49,000 -2.00% 224
UK excluding London -51 1,305 £45,000 - 156
London -21 723 £57,500 -4.17% 88
South East -63 330 £50,000 +5.26% 41
North of England -5 326 £42,500 -5.56% 38
Midlands +11 182 £42,500 +6.25% 28
East of England -65 175 £47,000 -6.00% 12
Scotland -48 166 £42,500 -5.56% 15
North West +11 154 £45,000 - 30
Yorkshire -5 153 £36,000 -15.29% 8
West Midlands +27 111 £45,000 +12.50% 10
South West -67 72 £44,000 +4.14% 17
East Midlands -5 71 £38,000 -5.00% 17
Northern Ireland -12 33 £35,500 -29.00%
North East -14 19 £36,500 -0.68%
Wales -8 18 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Isle of Man - 8 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 1,991 (96.93%) SQL
2 1,698 (82.67%) Oracle
3 743 (36.17%) Oracle Database
4 709 (34.52%) Java
5 684 (33.30%) Finance
6 666 (32.42%) Agile Software Development
7 437 (21.28%) Unix
8 417 (20.30%) SQL Server
9 405 (19.72%) .NET
10 393 (19.13%) C#
11 345 (16.80%) JavaScript
12 339 (16.50%) XML
13 322 (15.68%) Data Warehouse
14 319 (15.53%) Web Services
14 319 (15.53%) Linux
15 317 (15.43%) Oracle Database 11g
16 307 (14.95%) HTML
17 305 (14.85%) Banking
18 303 (14.75%) Degree
19 302 (14.70%) Business Intelligence
20 293 (14.26%) Microsoft
21 289 (14.07%) Performance Tuning
22 264 (12.85%) T-SQL
23 245 (11.93%) ETL
23 245 (11.93%) Oracle Database 12c
24 236 (11.49%) Oracle Reports
25 234 (11.39%) Software Engineering
26 232 (11.30%) Oracle Forms
27 221 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
28 215 (10.47%) ASP.NET

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 99 (4.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 87 (4.24%) Tomcat
3 71 (3.46%) Apache
4 65 (3.16%) Oracle Workflow
5 56 (2.73%) JBoss
6 49 (2.39%) WebLogic
7 48 (2.34%) WebSphere
8 40 (1.95%) SharePoint
9 32 (1.56%) IIS
10 29 (1.41%) Apache Spark
11 28 (1.36%) SAS
12 23 (1.12%) Confluence
13 20 (0.97%) GlassFish
14 16 (0.78%) Liferay
14 16 (0.78%) WebSphere Portal
15 15 (0.73%) CMS
16 12 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
17 11 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
18 10 (0.49%) Drupal
18 10 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 78 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.29%) Weka
5 5 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.049%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 173 (8.42%) Oracle EBS
2 127 (6.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 74 (3.60%) Oracle 11i
4 57 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
5 53 (2.58%) Oracle Applications
6 27 (1.31%) Oracle ERP
7 26 (1.27%) Oracle HRMS
8 23 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
9 22 (1.07%) Oracle Payroll
10 20 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
10 20 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
10 20 (0.97%) Oracle Receivables
11 19 (0.93%) Oracle Assets
12 16 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
12 16 (0.78%) Oracle ASCP
13 14 (0.68%) Oracle Manufacturing
14 12 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
15 11 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 7 (0.34%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
16 7 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 63 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (1.90%) SaaS
3 35 (1.70%) GitHub
4 27 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (0.83%) PaaS
6 16 (0.78%) OpenShift
7 12 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 11 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (0.54%) Serverless
9 10 (0.49%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.44%) npm
11 6 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.29%) FinancialForce
12 5 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.19%) Route 53
13 4 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.22%) FTP
2 21 (1.02%) HTTP
3 19 (0.93%) SMS
4 15 (0.73%) SSL
5 9 (0.44%) Internet
6 8 (0.39%) SAN
6 8 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.34%) VPN
8 5 (0.24%) GPRS
9 4 (0.19%) Firewall
9 4 (0.19%) Intranet
9 4 (0.19%) NAS
9 4 (0.19%) PuTTY
9 4 (0.19%) Wireless
10 3 (0.15%) DNS
11 2 (0.097%) Network Security
12 1 (0.049%) DHCP
12 1 (0.049%) DSL
12 1 (0.049%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.049%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 743 (36.17%) Oracle Database
2 417 (20.30%) SQL Server
3 322 (15.68%) Data Warehouse
4 317 (15.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 245 (11.93%) Oracle Database 12c
6 236 (11.49%) Oracle Reports
7 215 (10.47%) Relational Database
8 186 (9.06%) Oracle Database 10g
9 127 (6.18%) RDBMS
10 103 (5.01%) MySQL
10 103 (5.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 91 (4.43%) OLAP
12 83 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 82 (3.99%) Big Data
14 81 (3.94%) BusinessObjects
15 80 (3.89%) Oracle BI EE
16 75 (3.65%) Oracle OLAP
17 69 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
18 68 (3.31%) NoSQL
19 67 (3.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 232 (11.30%) Oracle Forms
2 124 (6.04%) Oracle APEX
3 121 (5.89%) Subversion
4 119 (5.79%) Maven
5 115 (5.60%) Git (software)
6 96 (4.67%) JUnit
7 93 (4.53%) JIRA
8 85 (4.14%) Jenkins
9 80 (3.89%) NUnit
10 78 (3.80%) Toad
11 66 (3.21%) MSTest
12 49 (2.39%) Ant
13 47 (2.29%) Selenium
14 40 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
15 39 (1.90%) Visual Studio
16 35 (1.70%) Mockito
17 26 (1.27%) Cucumber
18 23 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
19 22 (1.07%) SoapUI
20 21 (1.02%) PowerBuilder
General
1 684 (33.30%) Finance
2 305 (14.85%) Banking
3 193 (9.40%) Investment Banking
4 176 (8.57%) Retail Banking
5 65 (3.16%) Front Office
6 56 (2.73%) Retail
7 49 (2.39%) Manufacturing
8 43 (2.09%) Marketing
9 38 (1.85%) Financial Institution
10 31 (1.51%) Telecoms
11 24 (1.17%) Back Office
12 22 (1.07%) Publishing
13 21 (1.02%) General Ledger
14 20 (0.97%) Billing
14 20 (0.97%) Games
15 19 (0.93%) Automotive
15 19 (0.93%) Legal
16 15 (0.73%) Advertising
16 15 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,053 (51.27%) Developer
2 481 (23.42%) Oracle Developer
3 339 (16.50%) Analyst
4 250 (12.17%) SQL Developer
5 218 (10.61%) Java Developer
6 190 (9.25%) PL/SQL Developer
7 188 (9.15%) Senior Developer
8 168 (8.18%) DBA
9 143 (6.96%) Oracle DBA
10 133 (6.48%) Software Developer
11 119 (5.79%) Consultant
12 115 (5.60%) Oracle Analyst
13 113 (5.50%) .NET Developer
14 111 (5.40%) Software Engineer
15 101 (4.92%) Applications Support
15 101 (4.92%) C# Developer
16 88 (4.28%) Support Analyst
17 84 (4.09%) C# .NET Developer
18 82 (3.99%) Oracle Consultant
19 81 (3.94%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (19.72%) .NET
2 339 (16.50%) XML
3 319 (15.53%) Web Services
4 307 (14.95%) HTML
5 215 (10.47%) ASP.NET
6 197 (9.59%) Spring
7 180 (8.76%) CSS
8 179 (8.71%) SOAP
9 173 (8.42%) jQuery
10 155 (7.55%) AngularJS
11 140 (6.82%) WCF
12 139 (6.77%) J2EE
12 139 (6.77%) RESTful
13 132 (6.43%) XSLT
14 116 (5.65%) Hibernate
15 102 (4.97%) REST
16 96 (4.67%) .NET Framework
17 94 (4.58%) Middleware
18 93 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC
19 87 (4.24%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 221 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 176 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 117 (5.70%) Enterprise Software
4 53 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 39 (1.90%) Replication
6 29 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 29 (1.41%) Fintech
7 27 (1.31%) Virtual Team
8 25 (1.22%) Equities
9 23 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
10 22 (1.07%) Algorithms
11 21 (1.02%) Clustering
11 21 (1.02%) Data Centre
11 21 (1.02%) Reference Data
12 20 (0.97%) Client/Server
12 20 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (0.73%) Mobile App
14 14 (0.68%) Derivative
14 14 (0.68%) Tandem
15 13 (0.63%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 437 (21.28%) Unix
2 319 (15.53%) Linux
3 150 (7.30%) Windows
4 67 (3.26%) Windows Server
5 30 (1.46%) Solaris
6 26 (1.27%) AIX
7 15 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.63%) Android
8 13 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.34%) CentOS
10 7 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.24%) CoreOS
11 5 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.15%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.15%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.097%) Fedora
13 2 (0.097%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.097%) zOS
14 1 (0.049%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 666 (32.42%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (14.70%) Business Intelligence
3 289 (14.07%) Performance Tuning
4 245 (11.93%) ETL
5 234 (11.39%) Software Engineering
6 214 (10.42%) SDLC
7 213 (10.37%) Asset Management
8 203 (9.88%) OO
8 203 (9.88%) Scrum
9 194 (9.44%) Wealth Management
10 175 (8.52%) MVC
11 170 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
11 170 (8.28%) Data Modelling
12 165 (8.03%) Analytics
13 153 (7.45%) ITIL
14 136 (6.62%) Unit Testing
15 115 (5.60%) ERP
15 115 (5.60%) SOA
16 113 (5.50%) Test Automation
17 111 (5.40%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1,991 (96.93%) SQL
2 709 (34.52%) Java
3 393 (19.13%) C#
4 345 (16.80%) JavaScript
5 264 (12.85%) T-SQL
6 199 (9.69%) Shell Script
7 178 (8.67%) C++
8 154 (7.50%) Python
9 108 (5.26%) Perl
10 77 (3.75%) C
11 61 (2.97%) R
12 57 (2.78%) VB
13 52 (2.53%) PHP
14 51 (2.48%) Bash Shell
15 44 (2.14%) VBA
16 42 (2.04%) VB.NET
17 25 (1.22%) XPath
18 20 (0.97%) Scala
19 19 (0.93%) PowerShell
19 19 (0.93%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 303 (14.75%) Degree
2 95 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 71 (3.46%) Security Cleared
4 51 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (2.48%) Oracle Certification
5 47 (2.29%) SC Cleared
6 42 (2.04%) OCP
7 29 (1.41%) ISTQB
8 28 (1.36%) MCP
9 26 (1.27%) DV Cleared
10 24 (1.17%) MCAD
10 24 (1.17%) MCSD
11 19 (0.93%) HND
12 14 (0.68%) Master's Degree
13 10 (0.49%) ISEB
13 10 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (0.44%) MCPD
14 9 (0.44%) MCTS
15 8 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (0.34%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.82%) QA
2 85 (4.14%) Data Quality
3 47 (2.29%) SLA
4 22 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.34%) EMIR
5 7 (0.34%) RosettaNet
6 6 (0.29%) MiFID
7 4 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.19%) GDPR
8 2 (0.097%) DICOM
8 2 (0.097%) HL7
8 2 (0.097%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.097%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.097%) PMO
9 1 (0.049%) COREP
9 1 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.049%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.049%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (3.36%) Oracle RAC
2 46 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.93%) Docker
4 12 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.44%) HDFS
6 7 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.24%) GlusterFS
8 4 (0.19%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.15%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.097%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.097%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.049%) Oracle Clusterware
11 1 (0.049%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 108 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 83 (4.04%) Data Guard
3 40 (1.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 17 (0.83%) Ansible
5 15 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.68%) Puppet
7 12 (0.58%) Nagios
8 11 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.44%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 8 (0.39%) Terraform
11 7 (0.34%) Kubernetes
11 7 (0.34%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.29%) Cacti
13 5 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (0.19%) Kibana
14 4 (0.19%) OSSEC
15 3 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
15 3 (0.15%) Oozie
15 3 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1,698 (82.67%) Oracle
2 293 (14.26%) Microsoft
3 87 (4.24%) Informatica
4 73 (3.55%) SAP
5 49 (2.39%) Tableau
6 39 (1.90%) IBM
7 36 (1.75%) HP
8 31 (1.51%) Talend
9 30 (1.46%) IFS
10 27 (1.31%) Sybase
11 17 (0.83%) Hyperion
11 17 (0.83%) Perforce
11 17 (0.83%) Red Hat
12 16 (0.78%) Adobe
12 16 (0.78%) Fujitsu
12 16 (0.78%) Remedy
13 15 (0.73%) Cognos
14 14 (0.68%) BMC
15 12 (0.58%) MicroStrategy
15 12 (0.58%) TIBCO