Period
to 20 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 276 289 253
Rank change year-on-year +13 -36 -62
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 1,864 2,035 2,452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.23% 1.15% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.24% 2.07% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,393 1,539 1,756
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 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +5.75%

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 83,170 98,472 93,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.94% 55.70% 53.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68,771 82,696 80,271
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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 +11 1,607 £51,500 +5.10% 206
UK excluding London +11 1,163 £47,500 +5.56% 154
London +27 676 £60,000 +9.09% 71
South East +53 431 £50,000 - 45
Scotland +37 214 £50,000 +17.65% 17
Midlands +28 179 £41,500 -2.35% 18
North of England -76 161 £45,000 +4.96% 33
East of England +19 116 £55,000 +17.02% 24
West Midlands +31 100 £42,500 -5.56% 13
North West -26 93 £50,000 +6.38% 12
East Midlands +24 79 £38,500 +1.32% 5
South West +6 67 £44,500 -1.11% 15
Yorkshire -47 59 £44,000 +10.00% 15
Wales +11 10 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Northern Ireland -36 10 £58,750 +65.49% 1
North East +4 9 £47,500 +30.14% 6

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 1,811 (97.16%) SQL
2 1,471 (78.92%) Oracle
3 692 (37.12%) Finance
4 662 (35.52%) Java
5 646 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
6 475 (25.48%) Oracle Database
7 398 (21.35%) JavaScript
8 384 (20.60%) C#
9 380 (20.39%) SQL Server
10 378 (20.28%) .NET
11 349 (18.72%) Business Intelligence
12 338 (18.13%) Unix
13 337 (18.08%) HTML
14 334 (17.92%) XML
15 331 (17.76%) Linux
16 327 (17.54%) T-SQL
17 298 (15.99%) Relational Database
18 297 (15.93%) Banking
19 281 (15.08%) CSS
20 254 (13.63%) Web Services
21 242 (12.98%) Software Engineering
22 235 (12.61%) Microsoft
23 231 (12.39%) Data Warehouse
24 228 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
25 220 (11.80%) ETL
26 218 (11.70%) Git (software)
27 216 (11.59%) Shell Script
28 211 (11.32%) Scrum
29 208 (11.16%) Python
30 199 (10.68%) Degree

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 98 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 68 (3.65%) Tomcat
3 61 (3.27%) Apache
3 61 (3.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 53 (2.84%) WebSphere
5 45 (2.41%) WebLogic
6 44 (2.36%) JBoss
7 42 (2.25%) SharePoint
8 41 (2.20%) Apache Spark
9 38 (2.04%) Confluence
10 35 (1.88%) IIS
11 22 (1.18%) Apache Pig
11 22 (1.18%) SAS
12 16 (0.86%) GlassFish
13 14 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 13 (0.70%) Apache Geronimo
15 11 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
16 9 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.48%) Documentum
17 8 (0.43%) MQSeries
Applications
1 122 (6.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.70%) Weka
5 10 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.16%) ArchiCAD
6 3 (0.16%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.16%) MicroStation
6 3 (0.16%) Revit
7 2 (0.11%) EngageOne
7 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 183 (9.82%) Oracle EBS
2 102 (5.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 50 (2.68%) Oracle Payroll
4 47 (2.52%) Oracle ERP
5 43 (2.31%) Oracle 11i
6 32 (1.72%) Oracle Receivables
7 30 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
7 30 (1.61%) Oracle Payables
8 29 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
9 26 (1.39%) Oracle Assets
10 25 (1.34%) Oracle General Ledger
11 19 (1.02%) Oracle HRMS
12 17 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
13 14 (0.75%) Oracle iProcurement
14 13 (0.70%) Oracle Internet Expenses
15 11 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
16 10 (0.54%) Northgate Housing
16 10 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
17 7 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
17 7 (0.38%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 130 (6.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 118 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (2.58%) Office 365
4 43 (2.31%) SaaS
5 27 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
6 26 (1.39%) Amazon S3
7 25 (1.34%) PaaS
8 23 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
9 22 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
9 22 (1.18%) Serverless
10 20 (1.07%) Amazon EMR
10 20 (1.07%) Amazon Kinesis
10 20 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
11 18 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
12 14 (0.75%) GitHub
13 13 (0.70%) OpenShift
14 12 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (0.48%) IaaS
16 8 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
17 7 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.25%) HTTP
2 22 (1.18%) SSL
2 22 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 20 (1.07%) Network Security
4 14 (0.75%) Internet
5 5 (0.27%) Broadband
6 4 (0.21%) Firewall
6 4 (0.21%) FTP
6 4 (0.21%) SAN
6 4 (0.21%) SS7
6 4 (0.21%) VoIP
7 3 (0.16%) LAN
7 3 (0.16%) PuTTY
7 3 (0.16%) WAN
7 3 (0.16%) WLAN
8 2 (0.11%) 2G
8 2 (0.11%) AMQP
8 2 (0.11%) Diameter Protocol
8 2 (0.11%) DNS
8 2 (0.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 475 (25.48%) Oracle Database
2 380 (20.39%) SQL Server
3 298 (15.99%) Relational Database
4 231 (12.39%) Data Warehouse
5 194 (10.41%) Oracle Reports
6 193 (10.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 169 (9.07%) RDBMS
8 164 (8.80%) Oracle Database 12c
9 118 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 111 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
11 100 (5.36%) MySQL
12 93 (4.99%) BusinessObjects
12 93 (4.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 93 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 87 (4.67%) Big Data
14 78 (4.18%) Oracle Database 10g
15 64 (3.43%) MongoDB
16 59 (3.17%) Hadoop
17 57 (3.06%) Oracle Discoverer
18 56 (3.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 218 (11.70%) Git (software)
2 171 (9.17%) Oracle Forms
3 167 (8.96%) JIRA
4 124 (6.65%) Oracle APEX
5 117 (6.28%) Jenkins
6 89 (4.77%) Subversion
7 76 (4.08%) Visual Studio
8 62 (3.33%) Maven
9 59 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 54 (2.90%) Toad
11 51 (2.74%) JUnit
12 49 (2.63%) NUnit
13 47 (2.52%) Selenium
14 44 (2.36%) Ant
15 43 (2.31%) MSTest
16 32 (1.72%) Gradle
17 28 (1.50%) Cucumber
17 28 (1.50%) TeamCity
18 27 (1.45%) Zephyr
19 26 (1.39%) Eclipse
General
1 692 (37.12%) Finance
2 297 (15.93%) Banking
3 76 (4.08%) Retail
4 71 (3.81%) Investment Banking
5 64 (3.43%) Front Office
6 45 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 41 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 34 (1.82%) Marketing
9 23 (1.23%) Electronics
10 22 (1.18%) Law
11 20 (1.07%) Back Office
12 17 (0.91%) Military
13 15 (0.80%) Local Government
14 12 (0.64%) Games
15 8 (0.43%) Billing
15 8 (0.43%) French Language
15 8 (0.43%) German Language
15 8 (0.43%) Private Banking
16 6 (0.32%) Advertising
16 6 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 927 (49.73%) Developer
2 358 (19.21%) Oracle Developer
3 310 (16.63%) Analyst
4 199 (10.68%) SQL Developer
5 172 (9.23%) Senior Developer
6 169 (9.07%) Java Developer
7 132 (7.08%) Support Analyst
8 126 (6.76%) DBA
9 114 (6.12%) Software Engineer
10 111 (5.95%) PL/SQL Developer
11 105 (5.63%) Oracle Analyst
12 102 (5.47%) .NET Developer
13 99 (5.31%) Consultant
14 98 (5.26%) C# Developer
15 93 (4.99%) Applications Support
16 88 (4.72%) Oracle DBA
17 74 (3.97%) Architect
18 72 (3.86%) C# .NET Developer
19 69 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
20 64 (3.43%) Oracle Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (20.28%) .NET
2 337 (18.08%) HTML
3 334 (17.92%) XML
4 281 (15.08%) CSS
5 254 (13.63%) Web Services
6 195 (10.46%) ASP.NET
7 177 (9.50%) Spring
8 174 (9.33%) SOAP
9 165 (8.85%) jQuery
10 137 (7.35%) JSON
11 134 (7.19%) AngularJS
12 118 (6.33%) RESTful
13 100 (5.36%) REST
14 91 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
15 84 (4.51%) J2EE
16 83 (4.45%) HTML5
17 81 (4.35%) WCF
18 73 (3.92%) Hibernate
19 70 (3.76%) XSLT
20 67 (3.59%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 199 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (4.18%) Derivative
3 77 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
4 67 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
5 66 (3.54%) Fintech
6 62 (3.33%) Fixed Income
7 52 (2.79%) Data Structures
8 47 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 43 (2.31%) Equities
10 41 (2.20%) Equity Derivative
11 40 (2.15%) Hedge funds
11 40 (2.15%) Management Information System
12 35 (1.88%) Reference Data
13 34 (1.82%) Algorithms
14 29 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
15 27 (1.45%) N-Tier
16 26 (1.39%) Replication
17 25 (1.34%) User Experience
18 24 (1.29%) Credit Risk
19 23 (1.23%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 338 (18.13%) Unix
2 331 (17.76%) Linux
3 168 (9.01%) Windows
4 40 (2.15%) Solaris
5 38 (2.04%) AIX
5 38 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (1.88%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.70%) Android
9 12 (0.64%) CentOS
9 12 (0.64%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.54%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.48%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (0.43%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
13 6 (0.32%) DC/OS
14 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 646 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (18.72%) Business Intelligence
3 242 (12.98%) Software Engineering
4 228 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
5 220 (11.80%) ETL
6 211 (11.32%) Scrum
7 168 (9.01%) DevOps
8 160 (8.58%) SDLC
9 159 (8.53%) Data Modelling
9 159 (8.53%) Performance Tuning
10 157 (8.42%) MVC
11 152 (8.15%) ITIL
11 152 (8.15%) Test Automation
12 140 (7.51%) Migration
13 120 (6.44%) Analytics
13 120 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
14 113 (6.06%) TDD
15 107 (5.74%) Workflow
16 106 (5.69%) ERP
16 106 (5.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,811 (97.16%) SQL
2 662 (35.52%) Java
3 398 (21.35%) JavaScript
4 384 (20.60%) C#
5 327 (17.54%) T-SQL
6 216 (11.59%) Shell Script
7 208 (11.16%) Python
8 172 (9.23%) C++
9 85 (4.56%) C
10 64 (3.43%) VB
11 54 (2.90%) VBA
12 52 (2.79%) Scala
13 50 (2.68%) Perl
14 48 (2.58%) VB.NET
15 44 (2.36%) PowerShell
16 33 (1.77%) R
17 30 (1.61%) PHP
18 29 (1.56%) TypeScript
19 28 (1.50%) F#
19 28 (1.50%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 199 (10.68%) Degree
2 141 (7.56%) Security Cleared
3 68 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 36 (1.93%) Oracle Certification
5 28 (1.50%) OCP
6 27 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 25 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (1.07%) DV Cleared
8 20 (1.07%) MCSA
8 20 (1.07%) MCSE
9 19 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (0.75%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (0.70%) PhD
12 12 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
13 11 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.38%) MCP
14 7 (0.38%) OCA
15 5 (0.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (7.30%) QA
2 50 (2.68%) Data Quality
3 25 (1.34%) GDPR
4 24 (1.29%) SLA
5 15 (0.80%) MiFID
6 11 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.16%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.11%) HL7
8 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.11%) PMO
9 1 (0.054%) GAAP
System Software
1 69 (3.70%) Docker
2 38 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
3 35 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (1.18%) Active Directory
5 14 (0.75%) HDFS
6 11 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 9 (0.48%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.32%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.054%) Firmware
12 1 (0.054%) NFS
Systems Management
1 77 (4.13%) Ansible
2 62 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 51 (2.74%) Data Guard
4 43 (2.31%) Terraform
5 42 (2.25%) Kubernetes
6 40 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
7 28 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 28 (1.50%) Puppet
8 27 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
9 25 (1.34%) Control-M
10 17 (0.91%) Ambari
11 11 (0.59%) Oozie
12 10 (0.54%) HP ALM
13 8 (0.43%) Automic
13 8 (0.43%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 6 (0.32%) Marathon
14 6 (0.32%) Mesos
14 6 (0.32%) Rancher
15 4 (0.21%) Tivoli
16 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1,471 (78.92%) Oracle
2 235 (12.61%) Microsoft
3 102 (5.47%) SAP
4 87 (4.67%) Tableau
5 51 (2.74%) Red Hat
6 46 (2.47%) Informatica
7 43 (2.31%) Talend
8 39 (2.09%) VMware
9 34 (1.82%) IBM
10 26 (1.39%) Cloudera
10 26 (1.39%) IFS
11 22 (1.18%) Citrix
12 20 (1.07%) Rakuten
13 18 (0.97%) Alteryx
14 15 (0.80%) Capita
15 14 (0.75%) Northgate
16 13 (0.70%) Reuters
16 13 (0.70%) Siebel
16 13 (0.70%) Solace
17 12 (0.64%) HP