Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 218 182
Rank change year-on-year -25 -36 +7
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 2481 3026 4034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.58% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.57% 2.99% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1768 2260 3410
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 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £70,000
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 96623 101053 112280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.33% 52.72% 51.55%
Number of salaries quoted 79250 87166 95901
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017. 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 -34 2200 £47,500 -5.00% 137
UK excluding London -29 1437 £45,000 - 85
London -10 1011 £57,500 -4.17% 64
South East -13 405 £47,000 +4.44% 20
North of England -12 320 £44,000 +10.00% 22
East of England -19 231 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Scotland -21 180 £42,500 -2.86% 8
Yorkshire +26 175 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Midlands -58 159 £42,500 - 18
North West -46 133 £50,000 +11.11% 11
West Midlands -19 96 £45,000 +12.50% 10
South West -45 84 £44,000 -2.22% 7
East Midlands -19 63 £35,000 -26.32% 8
Wales +31 45 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Northern Ireland -19 16 £35,000 -30.00% 3
North East +16 12 £37,500 +4.17% 1
Isle of Man - 8 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, 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 2414 (97.30%) SQL
2 2105 (84.84%) Oracle
3 1059 (42.68%) Java
4 895 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
5 861 (34.70%) Finance
6 833 (33.58%) Oracle Database
7 671 (27.05%) Unix
8 483 (19.47%) Data Warehouse
9 444 (17.90%) Banking
10 429 (17.29%) .NET
11 415 (16.73%) Retail
12 410 (16.53%) SQL Server
13 408 (16.44%) C#
14 406 (16.36%) XML
15 403 (16.24%) JavaScript
16 399 (16.08%) Linux
17 379 (15.28%) Asset Management
18 371 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
19 370 (14.91%) Business Intelligence
20 363 (14.63%) Investment Banking
21 360 (14.51%) Web Services
22 356 (14.35%) HTML
23 351 (14.15%) ETL
24 342 (13.78%) Degree
25 336 (13.54%) Spring
26 332 (13.38%) Wealth Management
26 332 (13.38%) Oracle Database 11g
27 327 (13.18%) Retail Banking
28 313 (12.62%) Software Engineering
29 288 (11.61%) Relational Database

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
1 168 (6.77%) Tomcat
2 131 (5.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 115 (4.64%) Apache
4 97 (3.91%) JBoss
5 79 (3.18%) WebLogic
6 60 (2.42%) Oracle Workflow
7 49 (1.98%) SharePoint
8 41 (1.65%) Confluence
9 23 (0.93%) WebSphere
10 22 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
11 20 (0.81%) SAS
12 18 (0.73%) IIS
13 15 (0.60%) Apache Spark
14 10 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
15 9 (0.36%) CMS
16 8 (0.32%) Liferay
16 8 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
17 7 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
17 7 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
18 6 (0.24%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 89 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.081%) EngageOne
4 2 (0.081%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.040%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.040%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 184 (7.42%) Oracle EBS
2 130 (5.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 57 (2.30%) Oracle 11i
4 47 (1.89%) Oracle HRMS
5 46 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
6 40 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
7 36 (1.45%) Oracle Retail
8 33 (1.33%) Oracle Payroll
9 30 (1.21%) Oracle Payables
10 29 (1.17%) Oracle ERP
10 29 (1.17%) Oracle Receivables
11 26 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
12 25 (1.01%) Oracle Assets
13 21 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
14 19 (0.77%) Oracle Cash Management
15 11 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
16 10 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
17 9 (0.36%) Oracle FAH
17 9 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 8 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 53 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (2.10%) GitHub
3 23 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (0.81%) Taleo
5 12 (0.48%) SaaS
6 11 (0.44%) OpenShift
7 6 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.24%) Force.com
8 5 (0.20%) npm
9 3 (0.12%) Boomi
9 3 (0.12%) FinancialForce
9 3 (0.12%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.081%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.081%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.081%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.040%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.040%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.040%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.040%) Sauce Labs
11 1 (0.040%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.93%) LDAP
2 27 (1.09%) FTP
3 24 (0.97%) HTTP
4 22 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 18 (0.73%) Internet
6 17 (0.69%) SMS
7 16 (0.64%) DNS
8 13 (0.52%) DHCP
8 13 (0.52%) SAN
9 12 (0.48%) NAS
9 12 (0.48%) Wireless
10 11 (0.44%) SSL
11 9 (0.36%) Firewall
12 6 (0.24%) VPN
13 5 (0.20%) GPRS
13 5 (0.20%) Intranet
14 4 (0.16%) PuTTY
15 3 (0.12%) Multicast
15 3 (0.12%) Network Security
16 2 (0.081%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 833 (33.58%) Oracle Database
2 483 (19.47%) Data Warehouse
3 410 (16.53%) SQL Server
4 332 (13.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 288 (11.61%) Relational Database
6 271 (10.92%) Oracle Reports
7 242 (9.75%) Oracle Database 12c
8 195 (7.86%) Oracle Database 10g
9 160 (6.45%) OLAP
10 151 (6.09%) RDBMS
11 142 (5.72%) Oracle OLAP
12 132 (5.32%) BusinessObjects
13 104 (4.19%) MySQL
13 104 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 92 (3.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 91 (3.67%) Oracle BI EE
16 89 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
17 81 (3.26%) Oracle ODI
18 75 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 74 (2.98%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 264 (10.64%) Oracle Forms
2 248 (10.00%) Maven
3 176 (7.09%) JUnit
4 170 (6.85%) Subversion
5 155 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
6 154 (6.21%) JIRA
7 132 (5.32%) Git (software)
8 116 (4.68%) Jenkins
9 77 (3.10%) NUnit
10 67 (2.70%) Mockito
10 67 (2.70%) Selenium
11 65 (2.62%) MSTest
11 65 (2.62%) Toad
12 63 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 58 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
14 44 (1.77%) Ant
15 41 (1.65%) Cucumber
16 30 (1.21%) Bitbucket
16 30 (1.21%) LoadRunner
17 27 (1.09%) PowerBuilder
General
1 861 (34.70%) Finance
2 444 (17.90%) Banking
3 415 (16.73%) Retail
4 363 (14.63%) Investment Banking
5 327 (13.18%) Retail Banking
6 104 (4.19%) Marketing
7 74 (2.98%) Publishing
8 69 (2.78%) Financial Institution
9 68 (2.74%) Front Office
10 54 (2.18%) Telecoms
11 44 (1.77%) Manufacturing
12 27 (1.09%) Back Office
13 24 (0.97%) Electronics
13 24 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
14 22 (0.89%) General Ledger
15 16 (0.64%) Billing
16 14 (0.56%) Games
17 13 (0.52%) Automotive
18 11 (0.44%) Legal
19 10 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1308 (52.72%) Developer
2 647 (26.08%) Oracle Developer
3 394 (15.88%) Analyst
4 337 (13.58%) Java Developer
5 292 (11.77%) Senior Developer
6 289 (11.65%) SQL Developer
7 208 (8.38%) PL/SQL Developer
8 165 (6.65%) DBA
8 165 (6.65%) Senior Java Developer
9 159 (6.41%) Oracle Analyst
10 153 (6.17%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 141 (5.68%) Software Engineer
12 131 (5.28%) C# Developer
13 128 (5.16%) .NET Developer
14 125 (5.04%) Oracle DBA
14 125 (5.04%) Software Developer
15 100 (4.03%) Support Analyst
16 97 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
17 93 (3.75%) Consultant
18 80 (3.22%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (17.29%) .NET
2 406 (16.36%) XML
3 360 (14.51%) Web Services
4 356 (14.35%) HTML
5 336 (13.54%) Spring
6 254 (10.24%) CSS
6 254 (10.24%) SOAP
7 241 (9.71%) J2EE
8 219 (8.83%) ASP.NET
9 209 (8.42%) AngularJS
10 203 (8.18%) jQuery
11 185 (7.46%) Hibernate
12 176 (7.09%) REST
13 168 (6.77%) RESTful
14 163 (6.57%) Middleware
15 130 (5.24%) XSLT
16 118 (4.76%) WCF
17 117 (4.72%) JMS
18 105 (4.23%) JDBC
19 98 (3.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 371 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
2 218 (8.79%) Computer Science
3 164 (6.61%) Enterprise Software
4 46 (1.85%) Data Structures
5 38 (1.53%) Fintech
6 35 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 34 (1.37%) Replication
8 31 (1.25%) Algorithms
8 31 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 30 (1.21%) Equities
10 29 (1.17%) Client/Server
11 28 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
12 27 (1.09%) User Experience
13 26 (1.05%) Data Centre
14 23 (0.93%) Derivative
14 23 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
15 22 (0.89%) Virtual Team
16 21 (0.85%) Clustering
16 21 (0.85%) Tandem
17 18 (0.73%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 671 (27.05%) Unix
2 399 (16.08%) Linux
3 171 (6.89%) Windows
4 51 (2.06%) Solaris
5 39 (1.57%) AIX
6 33 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 12 (0.48%) Apple iOS
9 11 (0.44%) Android
10 8 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.16%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.081%) CentOS
14 1 (0.040%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.040%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.040%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.040%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 895 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (15.28%) Asset Management
3 370 (14.91%) Business Intelligence
4 351 (14.15%) ETL
5 332 (13.38%) Wealth Management
6 313 (12.62%) Software Engineering
7 285 (11.49%) SDLC
8 268 (10.80%) Performance Tuning
8 268 (10.80%) Scrum
9 257 (10.36%) Analytics
10 242 (9.75%) OO
11 236 (9.51%) Data Modelling
12 227 (9.15%) Unit Testing
13 221 (8.91%) MVC
14 195 (7.86%) Test Automation
15 180 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
16 179 (7.21%) ITIL
17 176 (7.09%) Data Analytics
18 150 (6.05%) SOA
19 136 (5.48%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2414 (97.30%) SQL
2 1059 (42.68%) Java
3 408 (16.44%) C#
4 403 (16.24%) JavaScript
5 286 (11.53%) T-SQL
6 277 (11.16%) Shell Script
7 256 (10.32%) Python
8 245 (9.88%) C++
9 212 (8.54%) Perl
10 98 (3.95%) R
11 95 (3.83%) C
12 87 (3.51%) VB
13 85 (3.43%) Bash Shell
14 52 (2.10%) Scala
15 50 (2.02%) PHP
16 40 (1.61%) Ruby
17 34 (1.37%) VB.NET
18 32 (1.29%) VBA
19 29 (1.17%) PowerShell
20 27 (1.09%) Go
Qualifications
1 342 (13.78%) Degree
2 115 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 109 (4.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 56 (2.26%) SC Cleared
5 47 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
6 35 (1.41%) OCP
7 34 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 30 (1.21%) ISTQB
9 27 (1.09%) DV Cleared
10 23 (0.93%) Master's Degree
11 22 (0.89%) MCP
12 18 (0.73%) MCSD
13 17 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 17 (0.69%) MCAD
14 12 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 9 (0.36%) ISEB
15 9 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.28%) HND
16 7 (0.28%) OCA
17 6 (0.24%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (4.68%) QA
2 100 (4.03%) Data Quality
3 39 (1.57%) SLA
4 16 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.48%) ISO 20022
5 12 (0.48%) RosettaNet
6 7 (0.28%) EMIR
7 6 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.24%) MiFID
8 5 (0.20%) ISO 15022
9 4 (0.16%) DICOM
9 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.16%) HL7
9 4 (0.16%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.081%) PMO
11 1 (0.040%) Basel III
11 1 (0.040%) COREP
11 1 (0.040%) GDPR
11 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 61 (2.46%) Oracle RAC
2 55 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.85%) Docker
4 8 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.12%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.081%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.081%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.081%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.040%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.040%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.040%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.040%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.040%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 86 (3.47%) Oracle RMAN
2 64 (2.58%) Data Guard
3 45 (1.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 30 (1.21%) Puppet
5 28 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (0.77%) Ansible
8 18 (0.73%) Tivoli
9 13 (0.52%) Nagios
10 12 (0.48%) Control-M
11 9 (0.36%) NetBackup
12 8 (0.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 5 (0.20%) Ambari
13 5 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (0.16%) Cacti
14 4 (0.16%) SCOM
15 3 (0.12%) Kibana
15 3 (0.12%) Kubernetes
15 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
15 3 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2105 (84.84%) Oracle
2 216 (8.71%) Microsoft
3 103 (4.15%) Tableau
4 88 (3.55%) SAP
5 81 (3.26%) Informatica
6 56 (2.26%) TIBCO
7 44 (1.77%) IBM
8 43 (1.73%) Sybase
9 36 (1.45%) Retek
10 34 (1.37%) Hyperion
11 32 (1.29%) Cognos
12 31 (1.25%) HP
13 30 (1.21%) Remedy
14 26 (1.05%) Talend
15 22 (0.89%) Red Hat
16 17 (0.69%) ServiceNow
16 17 (0.69%) VMware
17 16 (0.64%) Teradata
18 15 (0.60%) Perforce
19 14 (0.56%) MuleSoft