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

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 296 284 238
Rank change year-on-year -12 -46 -46
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 1,570 2,040 2,520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.09% 1.18% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 2.11% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,226 1,570 1,892
UK median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 77,640 96,754 95,218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.02% 56.14% 55.21%
Number of salaries quoted 63,547 80,653 80,427
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +0.42%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

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 June 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 June 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 +1 1,376 £55,000 +10.00% 56
UK excluding London -26 972 £50,000 +11.11% 49
London +10 574 £62,500 +8.70% 14
South East -7 348 £55,000 +10.00% 13
North of England -77 167 £40,000 -10.61% 10
Scotland -12 155 £50,000 +29.87% 5
Midlands +66 151 £42,500 -5.56% 15
West Midlands +110 109 £42,500 -5.56% 8
North West -12 99 £40,000 -11.11% 5
South West -5 83 £52,000 +22.35% 2
East of England +8 62 £62,500 +38.89% 2
Yorkshire -92 52 £44,250 +4.12% 3
East Midlands -31 42 £57,500 +27.78% 7
North East +24 16 £35,500 -16.96% 2
Wales -1 11 £42,500 -10.53% 2
Northern Ireland -26 5 £52,500 +60.31%

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 1,533 (97.64%) SQL
2 1,285 (81.85%) Oracle
3 557 (35.48%) Java
4 504 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
5 462 (29.43%) Finance
5 462 (29.43%) Oracle Database
6 310 (19.75%) Business Intelligence
7 289 (18.41%) C#
8 281 (17.90%) Software Engineering
9 275 (17.52%) Unix
10 272 (17.32%) .NET
11 271 (17.26%) JavaScript
12 258 (16.43%) SQL Server
13 241 (15.35%) Banking
14 238 (15.16%) Linux
15 236 (15.03%) Oracle Reports
16 235 (14.97%) Data Warehouse
17 233 (14.84%) ETL
18 229 (14.59%) XML
19 220 (14.01%) T-SQL
20 205 (13.06%) Microsoft
21 203 (12.93%) HTML
22 196 (12.48%) DevOps
23 191 (12.17%) SDLC
23 191 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
24 189 (12.04%) Oracle Forms
25 186 (11.85%) CSS
26 178 (11.34%) Relational Database
27 176 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
27 176 (11.21%) Data Modelling

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
1 128 (8.15%) Oracle Workflow
2 77 (4.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 51 (3.25%) Apache
4 50 (3.18%) Apache Spark
5 39 (2.48%) Confluence
5 39 (2.48%) SAS
6 35 (2.23%) WebLogic
7 32 (2.04%) Apache Pig
8 31 (1.97%) Tomcat
9 29 (1.85%) IIS
10 27 (1.72%) WebSphere
11 24 (1.53%) JBoss
12 19 (1.21%) SharePoint
13 15 (0.96%) nginx
14 12 (0.76%) GlassFish
15 11 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 8 (0.51%) Mule
17 8 (0.51%) Mule ESB
18 6 (0.38%) Documentum
Applications
1 77 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.32%) Weka
6 3 (0.19%) ArchiCAD
6 3 (0.19%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.19%) MicroStation
6 3 (0.19%) Revit
Business Applications
1 135 (8.60%) Oracle EBS
2 107 (6.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 43 (2.74%) Oracle Applications
3 43 (2.74%) Oracle ERP
4 41 (2.61%) Oracle Payroll
5 33 (2.10%) Oracle 11i
6 31 (1.97%) Oracle Financials
7 25 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
8 24 (1.53%) Oracle Receivables
9 23 (1.46%) Oracle Assets
10 22 (1.40%) Oracle General Ledger
11 15 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
11 15 (0.96%) Oracle Cash Management
11 15 (0.96%) Oracle HRMS
12 13 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
13 9 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
14 8 (0.51%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 8 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 5 (0.32%) FLEXCUBE
16 4 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 137 (8.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 126 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (3.44%) Power Platform
4 30 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
5 27 (1.72%) PaaS
5 27 (1.72%) SaaS
6 21 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (1.15%) GitHub
8 14 (0.89%) Office 365
9 12 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
10 9 (0.57%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (0.57%) IaaS
11 8 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
12 7 (0.45%) Serverless
13 5 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.78%) HTTP
2 20 (1.27%) SSL
3 17 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.38%) Internet
5 4 (0.25%) FTP
5 4 (0.25%) Network Security
6 3 (0.19%) Extranet
6 3 (0.19%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.064%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.064%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.064%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (29.43%) Oracle Database
2 258 (16.43%) SQL Server
3 236 (15.03%) Oracle Reports
4 235 (14.97%) Data Warehouse
5 178 (11.34%) Relational Database
6 172 (10.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 113 (7.20%) Big Data
8 112 (7.13%) Oracle Database 12c
9 94 (5.99%) Hadoop
10 93 (5.92%) BusinessObjects
10 93 (5.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 76 (4.84%) Oracle BI EE
11 76 (4.84%) Oracle Database 10g
12 73 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
12 73 (4.65%) RDBMS
13 70 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 66 (4.20%) MySQL
15 65 (4.14%) Oracle Discoverer
16 60 (3.82%) NoSQL
17 59 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 189 (12.04%) Oracle Forms
2 167 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 130 (8.28%) Jenkins
4 103 (6.56%) JIRA
5 96 (6.11%) Oracle APEX
6 63 (4.01%) Maven
7 52 (3.31%) Subversion
8 48 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 43 (2.74%) Bitbucket
9 43 (2.74%) Toad
10 41 (2.61%) Selenium
11 38 (2.42%) TeamCity
12 37 (2.36%) NUnit
12 37 (2.36%) Visual Studio
13 34 (2.17%) Artifactory
14 31 (1.97%) MSTest
15 30 (1.91%) Cucumber
16 28 (1.78%) HP UFT
17 25 (1.59%) LoadRunner
18 17 (1.08%) ProC
General
1 462 (29.43%) Finance
2 241 (15.35%) Banking
3 66 (4.20%) Front Office
4 60 (3.82%) Manufacturing
5 40 (2.55%) Investment Banking
6 35 (2.23%) Retail
7 28 (1.78%) Marketing
8 22 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.08%) Law
9 17 (1.08%) Local Government
10 14 (0.89%) Electronics
11 12 (0.76%) Advertising
12 8 (0.51%) Back Office
12 8 (0.51%) Military
13 7 (0.45%) Automotive
14 6 (0.38%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.38%) Private Banking
15 5 (0.32%) Billing
16 4 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 813 (51.78%) Developer
2 349 (22.23%) Oracle Developer
3 201 (12.80%) Analyst
4 175 (11.15%) SQL Developer
5 138 (8.79%) Senior Developer
6 126 (8.03%) PL/SQL Developer
7 107 (6.82%) Java Developer
8 102 (6.50%) Software Engineer
9 95 (6.05%) Applications Support
10 92 (5.86%) Consultant
11 91 (5.80%) DBA
12 90 (5.73%) C# Developer
13 89 (5.67%) Support Analyst
14 88 (5.61%) .NET Developer
15 73 (4.65%) Architect
16 72 (4.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 66 (4.20%) Oracle Analyst
18 62 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
19 59 (3.76%) Software Developer
20 57 (3.63%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (17.32%) .NET
2 229 (14.59%) XML
3 203 (12.93%) HTML
4 186 (11.85%) CSS
5 168 (10.70%) ASP.NET
6 146 (9.30%) Web Services
7 118 (7.52%) jQuery
8 102 (6.50%) Spring
9 93 (5.92%) SOAP
10 80 (5.10%) ASP.NET Web API
11 79 (5.03%) RESTful
12 75 (4.78%) J2EE
13 68 (4.33%) JSON
14 66 (4.20%) AngularJS
15 59 (3.76%) REST
16 53 (3.38%) WPF
17 44 (2.80%) WCF
18 43 (2.74%) Hibernate
19 39 (2.48%) HTML5
20 38 (2.42%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 176 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (4.52%) Hedge funds
3 70 (4.46%) Fixed Income
4 68 (4.33%) Equities
5 66 (4.20%) Derivative
6 63 (4.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 53 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
8 37 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (2.10%) Data Structures
10 29 (1.85%) Management Information System
11 27 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
12 24 (1.53%) Robotics
13 23 (1.46%) N-Tier
14 19 (1.21%) Freedom of Information
15 18 (1.15%) iSeries
16 17 (1.08%) Client/Server
16 17 (1.08%) Life Science
17 16 (1.02%) User Experience
18 15 (0.96%) Mobile App
19 13 (0.83%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 275 (17.52%) Unix
2 238 (15.16%) Linux
3 151 (9.62%) Windows
4 34 (2.17%) Windows Server
5 27 (1.72%) AIX
6 18 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 14 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.76%) Android
8 12 (0.76%) Solaris
9 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.38%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.25%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.064%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (19.75%) Business Intelligence
3 281 (17.90%) Software Engineering
4 233 (14.84%) ETL
5 196 (12.48%) DevOps
6 191 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
6 191 (12.17%) SDLC
7 176 (11.21%) Data Modelling
8 165 (10.51%) Scrum
9 162 (10.32%) Analytics
10 133 (8.47%) Workflow
11 127 (8.09%) Performance Tuning
12 115 (7.32%) ITIL
13 104 (6.62%) ERP
14 103 (6.56%) SOA
15 99 (6.31%) Mentoring
16 95 (6.05%) TDD
17 92 (5.86%) Test Automation
18 90 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
18 90 (5.73%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1,533 (97.64%) SQL
2 557 (35.48%) Java
3 289 (18.41%) C#
4 271 (17.26%) JavaScript
5 220 (14.01%) T-SQL
6 142 (9.04%) Shell Script
7 122 (7.77%) Python
8 111 (7.07%) C
9 84 (5.35%) C++
10 64 (4.08%) VB
11 55 (3.50%) Scala
12 43 (2.74%) Perl
13 35 (2.23%) VB.NET
14 32 (2.04%) PHP
15 27 (1.72%) Java 8
16 21 (1.34%) PowerShell
17 17 (1.08%) VBA
18 16 (1.02%) Korn
19 15 (0.96%) R
20 14 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 157 (10.00%) Degree
2 139 (8.85%) Security Cleared
3 62 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 47 (2.99%) Oracle Certification
5 44 (2.80%) OCP
6 39 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
7 33 (2.10%) DV Cleared
8 28 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (1.66%) ISTQB
9 26 (1.66%) MCP
10 23 (1.46%) SAP Certification
11 11 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (0.57%) Master's Degree
12 9 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.51%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (0.25%) IIBA
15 4 (0.25%) ISEB
15 4 (0.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (6.69%) QA
2 26 (1.66%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.08%) GDPR
4 11 (0.70%) SLA
5 9 (0.57%) MiFID
6 8 (0.51%) ISO 20022
7 5 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.13%) HL7
8 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.064%) PMO
9 1 (0.064%) SEPA
System Software
1 34 (2.17%) Docker
2 22 (1.40%) HDFS
2 22 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
3 16 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 13 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.32%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.32%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.064%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.064%) NFS
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.064%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.064%) zsh
Systems Management
1 83 (5.29%) Ansible
2 46 (2.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 44 (2.80%) Terraform
4 40 (2.55%) Data Guard
5 30 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
6 25 (1.59%) HP ALM
7 20 (1.27%) Ambari
7 20 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (1.27%) Puppet
8 19 (1.21%) Kubernetes
9 16 (1.02%) Oozie
9 16 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (0.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 8 (0.51%) Control-M
12 6 (0.38%) Marathon
13 3 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 2 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
14 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 1 (0.064%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1,285 (81.85%) Oracle
2 205 (13.06%) Microsoft
3 125 (7.96%) SAP
4 88 (5.61%) Informatica
5 86 (5.48%) Tableau
6 49 (3.12%) Cloudera
7 43 (2.74%) IBM
8 30 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (1.85%) HP
10 25 (1.59%) AppDynamics
11 23 (1.46%) Talend
12 22 (1.40%) MuleSoft
13 18 (1.15%) Google
14 17 (1.08%) VMware
15 14 (0.89%) Retek
15 14 (0.89%) Teradata
16 11 (0.70%) Alteryx
17 10 (0.64%) Red Hat
17 10 (0.64%) Splunk
17 10 (0.64%) Xamarin