Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 244 188
Rank change year-on-year -46 -56 -4
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 1,993 2,370 3,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 1.37% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 2.52% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,533 1,739 3,048
UK median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +5.26% +0.53%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £30,350
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

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 99,559 94,181 106,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 54.58% 51.97%
Number of salaries quoted 83,684 80,447 91,813
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 April 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 20 April 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 -34 1,780 £50,000 - 211
UK excluding London -59 1,327 £45,000 -5.26% 153
London -3 638 £55,250 -3.91% 86
South East -10 391 £50,000 - 44
North of England -22 339 £44,000 -2.22% 35
Midlands +34 164 £42,500 -5.56% 21
Yorkshire -21 163 £40,100 -10.89% 16
North West +5 156 £47,000 +4.44% 14
Scotland -59 152 £39,250 -12.78% 19
East of England -110 151 £47,000 -6.00% 16
South West -40 97 £42,500 -5.56% 8
East Midlands +34 94 £40,000 - 18
West Midlands +2 70 £42,500 -6.08% 3
Northern Ireland -3 25 £37,750 -11.18% 6
North East -21 20 £36,500 -9.60% 5
Wales -29 20 £50,000 +5.26% 4

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1,952 (97.94%) SQL
2 1,641 (82.34%) Oracle
3 690 (34.62%) Oracle Database
4 643 (32.26%) Java
4 643 (32.26%) Finance
5 642 (32.21%) Agile Software Development
6 480 (24.08%) SQL Server
7 436 (21.88%) .NET
8 419 (21.02%) JavaScript
9 414 (20.77%) C#
10 360 (18.06%) HTML
11 355 (17.81%) XML
12 340 (17.06%) Microsoft
13 331 (16.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 331 (16.61%) Problem-Solving
14 322 (16.16%) Web Services
15 318 (15.96%) Linux
16 302 (15.15%) Unix
17 290 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
17 290 (14.55%) Degree
18 289 (14.50%) T-SQL
19 255 (12.79%) Oracle Reports
20 244 (12.24%) CSS
21 240 (12.04%) Performance Tuning
22 238 (11.94%) Relational Database
23 234 (11.74%) Scrum
24 228 (11.44%) Data Warehouse
25 227 (11.39%) Oracle Database 12c
26 223 (11.19%) Software Engineering
27 222 (11.14%) MVC

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
1 160 (8.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 114 (5.72%) Oracle Workflow
3 86 (4.32%) WebLogic
4 75 (3.76%) Tomcat
5 69 (3.46%) JBoss
6 67 (3.36%) WebSphere
7 52 (2.61%) Apache
8 49 (2.46%) Confluence
9 35 (1.76%) Apache Spark
10 34 (1.71%) SAS
11 32 (1.61%) SharePoint
12 26 (1.30%) IIS
13 21 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
14 19 (0.95%) MQSeries
14 19 (0.95%) WebSphere Portal
15 16 (0.80%) CMS
15 16 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
16 15 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
17 14 (0.70%) GlassFish
17 14 (0.70%) WildFly
Applications
1 82 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.30%) Weka
6 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.050%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 205 (10.29%) Oracle EBS
2 130 (6.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 84 (4.21%) Oracle Financials
4 82 (4.11%) Oracle Applications
5 76 (3.81%) Oracle 11i
6 55 (2.76%) Oracle Payables
7 54 (2.71%) Oracle Receivables
8 53 (2.66%) Oracle ERP
9 43 (2.16%) Oracle Assets
10 41 (2.06%) Oracle General Ledger
11 29 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
12 19 (0.95%) Oracle ASCP
12 19 (0.95%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 19 (0.95%) Oracle Payroll
13 17 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
14 16 (0.80%) HFM
14 16 (0.80%) Oracle Cash Management
14 16 (0.80%) Oracle Manufacturing
14 16 (0.80%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 10 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 108 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (2.81%) SaaS
4 21 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (0.95%) PaaS
6 17 (0.85%) GitHub
6 17 (0.85%) npm
7 14 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
7 14 (0.70%) Serverless
7 14 (0.70%) Taleo
8 13 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 10 (0.50%) OpenShift
11 9 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 9 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.35%) Office 365
13 6 (0.30%) IaaS
14 5 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
15 3 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.10%) HTTP
2 18 (0.90%) SSL
3 11 (0.55%) FTP
3 11 (0.55%) Internet
4 9 (0.45%) SMS
5 8 (0.40%) Intranet
6 6 (0.30%) DNS
7 5 (0.25%) SAN
7 5 (0.25%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.20%) Firewall
9 3 (0.15%) VPN
10 1 (0.050%) DHCP
10 1 (0.050%) DMZ
10 1 (0.050%) DSL
10 1 (0.050%) Extranet
10 1 (0.050%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.050%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.050%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 690 (34.62%) Oracle Database
2 480 (24.08%) SQL Server
3 331 (16.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 255 (12.79%) Oracle Reports
5 238 (11.94%) Relational Database
6 228 (11.44%) Data Warehouse
7 227 (11.39%) Oracle Database 12c
8 208 (10.44%) Oracle Database 10g
9 136 (6.82%) RDBMS
10 131 (6.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 127 (6.37%) MySQL
12 111 (5.57%) Oracle BI EE
13 98 (4.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 91 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 87 (4.37%) NoSQL
16 86 (4.32%) MongoDB
17 76 (3.81%) BusinessObjects
18 74 (3.71%) QlikView
19 64 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
20 59 (2.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 219 (10.99%) Oracle Forms
2 146 (7.33%) Git (software)
3 133 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
4 108 (5.42%) JIRA
5 102 (5.12%) Jenkins
6 94 (4.72%) Maven
7 89 (4.47%) Subversion
8 82 (4.11%) JUnit
9 77 (3.86%) NUnit
10 73 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 71 (3.56%) MSTest
12 63 (3.16%) Visual Studio
13 58 (2.91%) Toad
14 56 (2.81%) Ant
15 45 (2.26%) Selenium
16 30 (1.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 28 (1.40%) Eclipse
18 23 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 23 (1.15%) JDeveloper
19 22 (1.10%) SoapUI
General
1 643 (32.26%) Finance
2 153 (7.68%) Banking
3 80 (4.01%) Retail
4 68 (3.41%) Manufacturing
5 47 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 40 (2.01%) Advertising
7 39 (1.96%) Front Office
8 33 (1.66%) Marketing
9 28 (1.40%) Games
10 27 (1.35%) Investment Banking
11 26 (1.30%) General Ledger
12 24 (1.20%) Back Office
13 23 (1.15%) Automotive
14 20 (1.00%) Billing
14 20 (1.00%) Legal
15 14 (0.70%) Electronics
15 14 (0.70%) Publishing
16 13 (0.65%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,035 (51.93%) Developer
2 394 (19.77%) Oracle Developer
3 321 (16.11%) Analyst
4 228 (11.44%) SQL Developer
5 207 (10.39%) Java Developer
6 194 (9.73%) DBA
7 167 (8.38%) Senior Developer
8 162 (8.13%) .NET Developer
8 162 (8.13%) Oracle DBA
9 155 (7.78%) PL/SQL Developer
10 154 (7.73%) Software Developer
11 153 (7.68%) C# Developer
12 137 (6.87%) Consultant
13 133 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
14 131 (6.57%) Applications Support
15 103 (5.17%) Software Engineer
16 101 (5.07%) Oracle Analyst
17 97 (4.87%) Administrator
18 88 (4.42%) Support Analyst
19 79 (3.96%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 436 (21.88%) .NET
2 360 (18.06%) HTML
3 355 (17.81%) XML
4 322 (16.16%) Web Services
5 244 (12.24%) CSS
6 219 (10.99%) ASP.NET
7 200 (10.04%) jQuery
8 183 (9.18%) SOAP
9 176 (8.83%) Spring
10 172 (8.63%) WCF
11 139 (6.97%) RESTful
12 136 (6.82%) J2EE
12 136 (6.82%) XSLT
13 135 (6.77%) REST
14 126 (6.32%) Hibernate
15 117 (5.87%) AngularJS
16 107 (5.37%) Middleware
17 106 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
18 102 (5.12%) .NET Framework
19 101 (5.07%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 173 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 70 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 54 (2.71%) Management Information System
5 48 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
6 40 (2.01%) Replication
7 35 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
8 24 (1.20%) User Experience
9 23 (1.15%) Virtual Team
10 22 (1.10%) Clustering
10 22 (1.10%) Reference Data
11 21 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 20 (1.00%) Fintech
13 16 (0.80%) Data Structures
13 16 (0.80%) Mobile App
14 15 (0.75%) Public Cloud
15 14 (0.70%) Algorithms
16 13 (0.65%) Data Centre
16 13 (0.65%) e-Learning
16 13 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 318 (15.96%) Linux
2 302 (15.15%) Unix
3 176 (8.83%) Windows
4 64 (3.21%) Windows Server
5 41 (2.06%) Solaris
6 29 (1.46%) AIX
7 15 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (0.75%) Windows Phone
7 15 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
8 14 (0.70%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.60%) Android
10 8 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.30%) CentOS
12 6 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.20%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.20%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (32.21%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (16.61%) Problem-Solving
3 290 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
4 240 (12.04%) Performance Tuning
5 234 (11.74%) Scrum
6 223 (11.19%) Software Engineering
7 222 (11.14%) MVC
8 208 (10.44%) SDLC
9 198 (9.93%) ETL
10 192 (9.63%) OO
11 186 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
12 176 (8.83%) ERP
13 162 (8.13%) SOA
14 160 (8.03%) Data Modelling
15 156 (7.83%) ITIL
16 139 (6.97%) Workflow
17 132 (6.62%) UML
18 121 (6.07%) TDD
19 115 (5.77%) Migration
20 111 (5.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,952 (97.94%) SQL
2 643 (32.26%) Java
3 419 (21.02%) JavaScript
4 414 (20.77%) C#
5 289 (14.50%) T-SQL
6 173 (8.68%) Shell Script
7 115 (5.77%) C++
8 107 (5.37%) Python
9 75 (3.76%) VB
10 66 (3.31%) VB.NET
11 63 (3.16%) C
12 59 (2.96%) Perl
13 53 (2.66%) PHP
14 51 (2.56%) VBA
15 40 (2.01%) Java 8
16 38 (1.91%) VB6
17 32 (1.61%) Ruby
18 31 (1.56%) Bash Shell
19 28 (1.40%) TypeScript
20 21 (1.05%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 290 (14.55%) Degree
2 84 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 74 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 65 (3.26%) Oracle Certification
5 47 (2.36%) SC Cleared
6 46 (2.31%) OCP
7 37 (1.86%) DV Cleared
8 35 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (1.61%) ISTQB
10 18 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
10 18 (0.90%) HND
11 17 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 17 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 14 (0.70%) MCAD
13 14 (0.70%) MCP
13 14 (0.70%) MCSD
13 14 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
14 10 (0.50%) ISEB
15 9 (0.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (5.17%) Data Quality
2 91 (4.57%) QA
3 42 (2.11%) SLA
4 16 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.70%) MiFID
6 12 (0.60%) GDPR
7 10 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.40%) GAMP
9 4 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.20%) EMIR
10 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.10%) HL7
10 2 (0.10%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.10%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.050%) COREP
11 1 (0.050%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 97 (4.87%) Oracle RAC
2 42 (2.11%) Docker
3 21 (1.05%) Active Directory
4 15 (0.75%) HDFS
5 14 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (0.45%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.20%) GlusterFS
8 4 (0.20%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.15%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.050%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.050%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 110 (5.52%) Oracle RMAN
2 97 (4.87%) Data Guard
3 40 (2.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 34 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (1.66%) Puppet
6 30 (1.51%) Ansible
7 21 (1.05%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 12 (0.60%) HP ALM
9 11 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (0.45%) Kubernetes
10 9 (0.45%) Nagios
11 8 (0.40%) Terraform
12 7 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (0.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 6 (0.30%) MOM
14 5 (0.25%) CA Wily
14 5 (0.25%) OpenView
15 4 (0.20%) Cacti
15 4 (0.20%) Control-M
15 4 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1,641 (82.34%) Oracle
2 340 (17.06%) Microsoft
3 85 (4.26%) Informatica
4 69 (3.46%) SAP
5 46 (2.31%) IFS
6 45 (2.26%) IBM
7 37 (1.86%) Talend
8 34 (1.71%) Tableau
9 27 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (1.15%) Google
10 23 (1.15%) HP
11 22 (1.10%) WorldPay
12 20 (1.00%) Splunk
13 19 (0.95%) AppDynamics
14 18 (0.90%) Fujitsu
14 18 (0.90%) Remedy
15 17 (0.85%) Red Hat
16 16 (0.80%) Siebel
16 16 (0.80%) Teradata
17 14 (0.70%) BMC