Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 238 192
Rank change year-on-year -43 -46 -13
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 2,066 2,528 3,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.46% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% 2.64% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,582 1,893 2,809
UK median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -2.31%

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 97,603 95,730 104,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 55.28% 52.15%
Number of salaries quoted 81,227 80,792 90,280
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,133 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.81% +5.33% -

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -42 1,806 £50,000 - 227
UK excluding London -64 1,315 £45,000 -5.26% 166
London -22 722 £57,500 - 92
South East -38 399 £50,000 +5.26% 50
North of England -24 298 £44,750 -0.56% 30
Scotland -9 214 £39,000 -22.00% 25
Yorkshire -34 151 £42,500 -5.56% 15
East of England -109 140 £45,000 -5.26% 12
North West -14 134 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Midlands +15 131 £45,000 +3.45% 18
South West -4 112 £42,500 -5.56% 25
East Midlands +41 99 £45,000 +24.14% 9
West Midlands -15 31 £45,000 -2.17% 9
Wales -18 24 £47,500 -5.00% 5
North East -15 13 £42,750 +5.88% 2
Northern Ireland -6 9 £35,500 -5.33% 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 2,030 (98.26%) SQL
2 1,712 (82.87%) Oracle
3 771 (37.32%) Java
4 691 (33.45%) Finance
5 690 (33.40%) Agile Software Development
6 652 (31.56%) Oracle Database
7 470 (22.75%) SQL Server
8 429 (20.76%) .NET
9 420 (20.33%) JavaScript
10 404 (19.55%) C#
11 401 (19.41%) XML
12 371 (17.96%) HTML
13 364 (17.62%) Business Intelligence
14 337 (16.31%) Web Services
15 336 (16.26%) Linux
16 326 (15.78%) T-SQL
16 326 (15.78%) Microsoft
17 321 (15.54%) Unix
18 317 (15.34%) Problem-Solving
19 306 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
20 297 (14.38%) Data Warehouse
21 271 (13.12%) CSS
22 270 (13.07%) Oracle Reports
23 262 (12.68%) Degree
24 260 (12.58%) MVC
25 247 (11.96%) Spring
25 247 (11.96%) Software Engineering
26 245 (11.86%) Scrum
27 234 (11.33%) Relational Database
28 228 (11.04%) SDLC

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
1 166 (8.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 113 (5.47%) WebLogic
3 107 (5.18%) Oracle Workflow
4 98 (4.74%) Tomcat
5 93 (4.50%) JBoss
6 66 (3.19%) Apache
6 66 (3.19%) WebSphere
7 45 (2.18%) Confluence
8 42 (2.03%) Apache Spark
9 24 (1.16%) SAS
10 23 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
10 23 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
11 22 (1.06%) IIS
12 21 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
12 21 (1.02%) SharePoint
13 17 (0.82%) MQSeries
14 15 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
14 15 (0.73%) WildFly
15 11 (0.53%) CMS
16 9 (0.44%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 86 (4.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.19%) Weka
6 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.048%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.048%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 188 (9.10%) Oracle EBS
2 109 (5.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 80 (3.87%) Oracle Financials
4 78 (3.78%) Oracle Applications
5 60 (2.90%) Oracle ERP
6 56 (2.71%) Oracle 11i
7 50 (2.42%) Oracle Payables
7 50 (2.42%) Oracle Receivables
8 36 (1.74%) Oracle Assets
9 32 (1.55%) Oracle General Ledger
10 20 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
10 20 (0.97%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 18 (0.87%) Oracle Payroll
12 16 (0.77%) HFM
12 16 (0.77%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 14 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
14 13 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
15 10 (0.48%) Oracle ASCP
15 10 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
15 10 (0.48%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 117 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (1.69%) SaaS
4 29 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 25 (1.21%) npm
6 24 (1.16%) GitHub
7 20 (0.97%) Taleo
8 10 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 8 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (0.39%) Office 365
10 8 (0.39%) Serverless
11 6 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.19%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.15%) IaaS
13 3 (0.15%) PaaS
14 2 (0.097%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.21%) HTTP
2 24 (1.16%) Internet
3 17 (0.82%) SSL
4 11 (0.53%) SAN
4 11 (0.53%) SMS
5 10 (0.48%) Intranet
6 9 (0.44%) FTP
7 7 (0.34%) DNS
8 5 (0.24%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.19%) Firewall
10 3 (0.15%) MQTT
10 3 (0.15%) PPP
10 3 (0.15%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.15%) WinSCP
11 1 (0.048%) AMQP
11 1 (0.048%) DHCP
11 1 (0.048%) DMZ
11 1 (0.048%) LTE
11 1 (0.048%) Network Security
11 1 (0.048%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 652 (31.56%) Oracle Database
2 470 (22.75%) SQL Server
3 306 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 297 (14.38%) Data Warehouse
5 270 (13.07%) Oracle Reports
6 234 (11.33%) Relational Database
7 180 (8.71%) Oracle Database 12c
8 158 (7.65%) Oracle Database 10g
9 145 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 136 (6.58%) MySQL
11 133 (6.44%) RDBMS
12 114 (5.52%) MongoDB
13 110 (5.32%) BusinessObjects
14 104 (5.03%) Oracle BI EE
15 102 (4.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 97 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 77 (3.73%) NoSQL
18 76 (3.68%) QlikView
19 63 (3.05%) Hadoop
20 62 (3.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 189 (9.15%) Oracle Forms
2 170 (8.23%) Git (software)
3 125 (6.05%) Oracle APEX
4 121 (5.86%) JUnit
5 120 (5.81%) JIRA
6 117 (5.66%) Maven
7 106 (5.13%) Subversion
8 100 (4.84%) Jenkins
9 95 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 71 (3.44%) NUnit
11 68 (3.29%) MSTest
12 67 (3.24%) Toad
13 65 (3.15%) Visual Studio
14 56 (2.71%) Ant
15 52 (2.52%) Selenium
16 45 (2.18%) Eclipse
17 42 (2.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 32 (1.55%) Gradle
19 31 (1.50%) Cucumber
20 23 (1.11%) IntelliJ
General
1 691 (33.45%) Finance
2 190 (9.20%) Banking
3 92 (4.45%) Retail
4 56 (2.71%) Manufacturing
5 49 (2.37%) Telecoms
6 46 (2.23%) Investment Banking
7 39 (1.89%) Advertising
7 39 (1.89%) Front Office
8 36 (1.74%) Marketing
9 34 (1.65%) Games
10 30 (1.45%) Back Office
11 24 (1.16%) Automotive
12 23 (1.11%) Billing
13 22 (1.06%) Electronics
13 22 (1.06%) Financial Institution
14 21 (1.02%) General Ledger
15 20 (0.97%) Legal
16 17 (0.82%) Publishing
17 12 (0.58%) Law
18 10 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,133 (54.84%) Developer
2 411 (19.89%) Oracle Developer
3 326 (15.78%) Analyst
4 278 (13.46%) Java Developer
5 234 (11.33%) SQL Developer
6 176 (8.52%) .NET Developer
7 175 (8.47%) Senior Developer
8 173 (8.37%) C# Developer
9 172 (8.33%) DBA
10 158 (7.65%) PL/SQL Developer
11 152 (7.36%) C# .NET Developer
12 141 (6.82%) Oracle DBA
13 135 (6.53%) Software Developer
14 109 (5.28%) Applications Support
15 108 (5.23%) Consultant
16 103 (4.99%) Software Engineer
17 99 (4.79%) Oracle Analyst
18 87 (4.21%) Administrator
19 85 (4.11%) Support Analyst
20 79 (3.82%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (20.76%) .NET
2 401 (19.41%) XML
3 371 (17.96%) HTML
4 337 (16.31%) Web Services
5 271 (13.12%) CSS
6 247 (11.96%) Spring
7 209 (10.12%) ASP.NET
8 200 (9.68%) SOAP
9 191 (9.24%) jQuery
10 159 (7.70%) REST
11 149 (7.21%) J2EE
11 149 (7.21%) WCF
12 146 (7.07%) Hibernate
13 141 (6.82%) RESTful
14 134 (6.49%) XSLT
15 130 (6.29%) Middleware
16 112 (5.42%) AngularJS
17 107 (5.18%) WPF
18 104 (5.03%) JSON
19 103 (4.99%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 199 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (5.42%) Computer Science
3 62 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
4 53 (2.57%) User Experience
5 45 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
6 44 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
7 39 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 39 (1.89%) Replication
8 35 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 31 (1.50%) Derivative
10 27 (1.31%) Clustering
11 25 (1.21%) Fixed Income
12 24 (1.16%) Reference Data
13 23 (1.11%) Data Structures
13 23 (1.11%) Virtual Team
14 21 (1.02%) Fintech
15 20 (0.97%) Algorithms
15 20 (0.97%) Client/Server
16 19 (0.92%) OTC Derivatives
17 18 (0.87%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 336 (16.26%) Linux
2 321 (15.54%) Unix
3 207 (10.02%) Windows
4 62 (3.00%) Windows Server
5 42 (2.03%) Solaris
6 31 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (1.40%) AIX
8 19 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 19 (0.92%) Windows Phone
8 19 (0.92%) Windows Phone 8
9 9 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (0.29%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.19%) Android
11 4 (0.19%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.097%) CentOS
12 2 (0.097%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.097%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (33.40%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (17.62%) Business Intelligence
3 317 (15.34%) Problem-Solving
4 260 (12.58%) MVC
5 247 (11.96%) Software Engineering
6 245 (11.86%) Scrum
7 228 (11.04%) SDLC
8 227 (10.99%) ETL
9 198 (9.58%) Performance Tuning
10 182 (8.81%) OO
11 180 (8.71%) SOA
12 179 (8.66%) Data Modelling
13 178 (8.62%) ERP
14 168 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
15 151 (7.31%) TDD
16 134 (6.49%) Analytics
17 128 (6.20%) ITIL
18 126 (6.10%) UML
19 124 (6.00%) Test Automation
20 122 (5.91%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2,030 (98.26%) SQL
2 771 (37.32%) Java
3 420 (20.33%) JavaScript
4 404 (19.55%) C#
5 326 (15.78%) T-SQL
6 190 (9.20%) Shell Script
7 138 (6.68%) C++
8 126 (6.10%) Python
9 82 (3.97%) VB
10 72 (3.48%) VB.NET
11 68 (3.29%) C
12 65 (3.15%) Perl
13 53 (2.57%) Java 8
14 50 (2.42%) PHP
15 40 (1.94%) VB6
16 37 (1.79%) Ruby
17 35 (1.69%) TypeScript
18 33 (1.60%) VBA
19 26 (1.26%) Bash Shell
20 23 (1.11%) ES6
Qualifications
1 262 (12.68%) Degree
2 97 (4.70%) Security Cleared
3 62 (3.00%) Oracle Certification
4 52 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 41 (1.98%) SC Cleared
6 40 (1.94%) OCP
7 33 (1.60%) DV Cleared
8 29 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
9 26 (1.26%) ISTQB
10 21 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
11 20 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 15 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (0.39%) ISEB
16 7 (0.34%) HND
16 7 (0.34%) MCP
16 7 (0.34%) OCA
16 7 (0.34%) Postgraduate
17 6 (0.29%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (4.02%) QA
2 81 (3.92%) Data Quality
3 32 (1.55%) SLA
4 20 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.53%) MiFID
6 9 (0.44%) GDPR
7 8 (0.39%) GAMP
8 6 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.15%) SEPA
10 2 (0.097%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.097%) EMIR
10 2 (0.097%) HL7
10 2 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.097%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.048%) COREP
11 1 (0.048%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.048%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.048%) UCITS
System Software
1 94 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
2 51 (2.47%) Docker
3 22 (1.06%) HDFS
4 18 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.73%) Apache Flume
5 15 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.53%) Active Directory
7 10 (0.48%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.048%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.048%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.048%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.048%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 90 (4.36%) Oracle RMAN
2 87 (4.21%) Data Guard
3 41 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (1.98%) Puppet
4 40 (1.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 29 (1.40%) Ansible
6 24 (1.16%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 12 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
8 10 (0.48%) Control-M
9 9 (0.44%) Kubernetes
10 7 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (0.34%) Tivoli
11 6 (0.29%) Nagios
12 5 (0.24%) CA Wily
12 5 (0.24%) logstash
12 5 (0.24%) OpenView
12 5 (0.24%) Terraform
13 4 (0.19%) Graphite
13 4 (0.19%) Mesos
13 4 (0.19%) MOM
Vendors
1 1,712 (82.87%) Oracle
2 326 (15.78%) Microsoft
3 86 (4.16%) Informatica
4 84 (4.07%) SAP
5 56 (2.71%) IBM
6 50 (2.42%) Talend
7 47 (2.27%) Tableau
8 37 (1.79%) Google
9 36 (1.74%) IFS
10 30 (1.45%) Remedy
11 29 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
12 27 (1.31%) WorldPay
13 23 (1.11%) RedGate
14 20 (0.97%) Red Hat
15 19 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
15 19 (0.92%) VMware
16 17 (0.82%) AppDynamics
16 17 (0.82%) Splunk
16 17 (0.82%) Sybase
17 16 (0.77%) Capita