Period
to 20 October 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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 337 274 255
Rank change year-on-year -63 -19 -32
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 1,245 2,054 2,451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 1.26% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 2.26% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 974 1,598 1,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 72,760 90,813 96,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.48% 55.55% 55.29%
Number of salaries quoted 59,651 75,559 79,027
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 October 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 October 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 -54 1,108 £55,000 +10.00% 151
UK excluding London -63 719 £50,000 +11.11% 115
London -40 508 £60,000 - 55
South East -32 262 £55,000 +10.00% 33
North of England -14 155 £42,500 -5.56% 29
Scotland -52 105 £50,000 +17.65% 13
Midlands -10 96 £49,362 +16.15% 19
North West +11 84 £42,500 -15.00% 11
West Midlands +34 67 £42,500 - 8
South West -11 56 £39,500 -16.84% 8
Yorkshire -41 46 £45,412 +5.00% 14
East of England -19 30 £42,500 -5.56% 7
East Midlands -22 29 £53,250 +28.31% 11
North East +37 24 £38,500 -9.41% 4
Wales -11 9 £42,500 - 6
Northern Ireland -16 6 £42,500 -5.56%

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1,228 (98.63%) SQL
2 1,062 (85.30%) Oracle
3 430 (34.54%) Agile Software Development
4 407 (32.69%) Oracle Database
5 404 (32.45%) Java
6 364 (29.24%) Finance
7 285 (22.89%) Business Intelligence
8 269 (21.61%) SQL Server
9 261 (20.96%) Data Warehouse
10 236 (18.96%) Unix
11 224 (17.99%) C#
12 220 (17.67%) .NET
13 218 (17.51%) ETL
14 205 (16.47%) Data Modelling
15 197 (15.82%) T-SQL
15 197 (15.82%) Git (software)
16 193 (15.50%) Linux
16 193 (15.50%) Oracle Reports
17 192 (15.42%) SDLC
18 191 (15.34%) Microsoft
19 182 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
20 170 (13.65%) Oracle Forms
21 166 (13.33%) Software Engineering
22 164 (13.17%) DevOps
23 157 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
24 156 (12.53%) Azure
24 156 (12.53%) Windows
25 155 (12.45%) Analytics
26 146 (11.73%) JavaScript
27 140 (11.24%) 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 75 (6.02%) Oracle Workflow
2 71 (5.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 48 (3.86%) Apache Spark
4 32 (2.57%) WebLogic
5 29 (2.33%) JBoss
5 29 (2.33%) SAS
5 29 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 27 (2.17%) IIS
7 24 (1.93%) Apache
8 19 (1.53%) SharePoint
9 17 (1.37%) Apache Airflow
10 16 (1.29%) Confluence
11 12 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.72%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.56%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.40%) nginx
15 4 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
15 4 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
16 3 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
16 3 (0.24%) GlassFish
Applications
1 68 (5.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 110 (8.84%) Oracle EBS
2 72 (5.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 70 (5.62%) Oracle Applications
4 63 (5.06%) Oracle ERP
5 26 (2.09%) Oracle Payables
6 22 (1.77%) Oracle Financials
7 20 (1.61%) Oracle Cash Management
8 18 (1.45%) Oracle Receivables
9 16 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
10 14 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
11 8 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
12 7 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
13 4 (0.32%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 4 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 3 (0.24%) FastStats
14 3 (0.24%) FastStats PeopleStage
14 3 (0.24%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
14 3 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 3 (0.24%) Siebel CRM
14 3 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 156 (12.53%) Azure
2 105 (8.43%) AWS
3 63 (5.06%) Power Platform
4 47 (3.78%) GCP
5 28 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (1.53%) PaaS
7 17 (1.37%) Amazon S3
8 14 (1.12%) SaaS
9 13 (1.04%) Boomi
10 11 (0.88%) GitHub
11 8 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
14 3 (0.24%) Force.com
14 3 (0.24%) Google Sheets
14 3 (0.24%) IaaS
14 3 (0.24%) Serverless
14 3 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.85%) HTTP
2 12 (0.96%) X.509
3 10 (0.80%) SAN
4 7 (0.56%) Firewall
5 5 (0.40%) FTP
5 5 (0.40%) Internet
5 5 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.24%) Extranet
6 3 (0.24%) NAS
7 2 (0.16%) DHCP
7 2 (0.16%) DNS
7 2 (0.16%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.16%) LAN
7 2 (0.16%) PuTTY
7 2 (0.16%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.16%) WAN
8 1 (0.080%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.080%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.080%) SSL
8 1 (0.080%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 407 (32.69%) Oracle Database
2 269 (21.61%) SQL Server
3 261 (20.96%) Data Warehouse
4 193 (15.50%) Oracle Reports
5 139 (11.16%) Relational Database
6 131 (10.52%) Big Data
7 125 (10.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 109 (8.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 102 (8.19%) Oracle Database 12c
10 94 (7.55%) Hadoop
11 87 (6.99%) BusinessObjects
12 65 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 63 (5.06%) Power BI
14 57 (4.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 53 (4.26%) RDBMS
16 52 (4.18%) NoSQL
17 51 (4.10%) Oracle ODI
18 47 (3.78%) Oracle Database 10g
19 43 (3.45%) Apache Hive
19 43 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 197 (15.82%) Git (software)
2 170 (13.65%) Oracle Forms
3 119 (9.56%) Jenkins
4 69 (5.54%) Oracle APEX
5 55 (4.42%) JIRA
6 52 (4.18%) TeamCity
7 49 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 49 (3.94%) Visual Studio
8 46 (3.69%) Maven
9 35 (2.81%) Subversion
10 30 (2.41%) Bitbucket
11 29 (2.33%) Artifactory
12 25 (2.01%) SpecFlow
13 24 (1.93%) ProC
14 22 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
15 21 (1.69%) NUnit
15 21 (1.69%) Toad
16 19 (1.53%) HP UFT
17 17 (1.37%) ERwin
18 13 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 364 (29.24%) Finance
2 98 (7.87%) Banking
3 42 (3.37%) Manufacturing
4 38 (3.05%) Retail
5 31 (2.49%) Public Sector
6 28 (2.25%) Marketing
7 24 (1.93%) General Ledger
8 20 (1.61%) Military
9 19 (1.53%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.29%) Games
10 16 (1.29%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.96%) Automotive
12 11 (0.88%) Aerospace
13 10 (0.80%) Front Office
14 9 (0.72%) Back Office
14 9 (0.72%) Legal
15 7 (0.56%) Electronics
15 7 (0.56%) Law
16 5 (0.40%) Advertising
16 5 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 647 (51.97%) Developer
2 241 (19.36%) Oracle Developer
3 144 (11.57%) Analyst
4 98 (7.87%) SQL Developer
5 85 (6.83%) Java Developer
6 81 (6.51%) Applications Support
7 79 (6.35%) PL/SQL Developer
8 73 (5.86%) Senior Developer
9 63 (5.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 62 (4.98%) .NET Developer
11 61 (4.90%) C# Developer
12 60 (4.82%) Data Engineer
13 59 (4.74%) Consultant
14 52 (4.18%) Architect
15 51 (4.10%) Software Engineer
16 49 (3.94%) DBA
17 45 (3.61%) Applications Developer
18 43 (3.45%) Oracle Analyst
19 38 (3.05%) Support Analyst
20 37 (2.97%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (17.67%) .NET
2 138 (11.08%) HTML
3 133 (10.68%) XML
4 115 (9.24%) CSS
5 101 (8.11%) Web Services
6 91 (7.31%) SOAP
7 83 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 83 (6.67%) REST
8 82 (6.59%) jQuery
9 65 (5.22%) Spring
10 63 (5.06%) JSON
11 51 (4.10%) AngularJS
12 50 (4.02%) RESTful
13 46 (3.69%) ASP.NET Web API
14 42 (3.37%) Middleware
15 41 (3.29%) Oracle Fusion
16 39 (3.13%) React
16 39 (3.13%) XSD
17 38 (3.05%) WCF
18 37 (2.97%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 157 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 36 (2.89%) Robotics
5 35 (2.81%) iSeries
6 20 (1.61%) Derivative
7 18 (1.45%) Data Structures
7 18 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (1.45%) Hedge funds
8 17 (1.37%) User Experience
9 16 (1.29%) Fixed Income
10 15 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
11 14 (1.12%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.12%) Tandem
12 13 (1.04%) Clustering
13 12 (0.96%) Algorithms
13 12 (0.96%) Mobile App
13 12 (0.96%) Replication
14 11 (0.88%) Equities
15 10 (0.80%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 236 (18.96%) Unix
2 193 (15.50%) Linux
3 156 (12.53%) Windows
4 31 (2.49%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (0.72%) Solaris
7 8 (0.64%) AIX
7 8 (0.64%) Windows 10
7 8 (0.64%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.48%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.48%) Windows Phone 8
9 5 (0.40%) Android
9 5 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.24%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.080%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (34.54%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (22.89%) Business Intelligence
3 218 (17.51%) ETL
4 205 (16.47%) Data Modelling
5 192 (15.42%) SDLC
6 182 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
7 166 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 164 (13.17%) DevOps
9 155 (12.45%) Analytics
10 136 (10.92%) Mentoring
10 136 (10.92%) Scrum
11 110 (8.84%) ERP
12 108 (8.67%) TDD
13 97 (7.79%) SOA
14 86 (6.91%) Workflow
15 80 (6.43%) Computer Science
16 79 (6.35%) Data Analysis
17 75 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
18 73 (5.86%) ITIL
19 68 (5.46%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,228 (98.63%) SQL
2 404 (32.45%) Java
3 224 (17.99%) C#
4 197 (15.82%) T-SQL
5 146 (11.73%) JavaScript
6 127 (10.20%) Python
7 85 (6.83%) VB
8 79 (6.35%) Shell Script
9 62 (4.98%) C
10 60 (4.82%) VB.NET
11 56 (4.50%) C++
12 40 (3.21%) Java 8
13 35 (2.81%) Scala
13 35 (2.81%) VBA
14 32 (2.57%) PowerShell
15 26 (2.09%) Perl
16 23 (1.85%) PHP
17 8 (0.64%) R
17 8 (0.64%) VB6
18 7 (0.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 140 (11.24%) Degree
2 46 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 23 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.53%) Oracle Certification
6 18 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (1.04%) OCP
8 12 (0.96%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.88%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.80%) MCP
10 10 (0.80%) SAP Certification
11 9 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.48%) HND
13 5 (0.40%) MBA
14 4 (0.32%) MCSE
14 4 (0.32%) PhD
15 3 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.24%) Master's Degree
15 3 (0.24%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (7.47%) QA
2 34 (2.73%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.04%) SLA
4 10 (0.80%) IFRS
5 3 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.24%) HL7
6 2 (0.16%) GAMP
6 2 (0.16%) PMO
7 1 (0.080%) GDPR
7 1 (0.080%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (2.01%) HDFS
2 22 (1.77%) Docker
3 9 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.40%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.16%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.080%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.080%) NFS
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.080%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.080%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 78 (6.27%) Ansible
2 35 (2.81%) Terraform
3 19 (1.53%) Automic
3 19 (1.53%) Data Guard
3 19 (1.53%) Kubernetes
4 16 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 13 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (0.88%) HP ALM
6 11 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.64%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 7 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
9 6 (0.48%) Oozie
10 5 (0.40%) Control-M
10 5 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.32%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.32%) Oracle Statspack
11 4 (0.32%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1,062 (85.30%) Oracle
2 191 (15.34%) Microsoft
3 121 (9.72%) Informatica
4 69 (5.54%) SAP
5 50 (4.02%) Tableau
6 49 (3.94%) IBM
7 46 (3.69%) Teradata
8 45 (3.61%) Google
9 44 (3.53%) Cloudera
10 41 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
11 35 (2.81%) AppDynamics
12 26 (2.09%) MuleSoft
13 19 (1.53%) Cadence
13 19 (1.53%) FactSet
14 18 (1.45%) TIBCO
15 15 (1.20%) webMethods
16 14 (1.12%) IFS
16 14 (1.12%) Talend
17 13 (1.04%) Citrix
17 13 (1.04%) Dell