Period
to 4 August 2020

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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 357 309 271
Rank change year-on-year -48 -38 -23
Permanent jobs citing PL/SQL 536 1,456 2,152
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 1.02% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.43% 1.90% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 410 1,177 1,708
Median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,900 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 37,512 76,798 96,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.36% 53.69% 55.80%
Number of salaries quoted 30,790 62,994 80,127
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,425
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in the UK

PL/SQL
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PL/SQL.

Salary trend for PL/SQL in the UK

PL/SQL
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PL/SQL over the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

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 4 August 2020. 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 -26 475 £50,000 -9.09% 60
UK excluding London +4 325 £47,500 -5.00% 55
London -42 189 £65,000 +4.00% 11
North of England +83 85 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Midlands +67 80 £47,375 +7.67% 11
South East -3 77 £50,000 -9.09% 3
East Midlands +88 56 £50,000 -14.89% 9
Yorkshire +116 46 £50,000 +13.79% 5
North West +67 38 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Work from Home +65 34 £52,500 +20.69% 13
South West +61 28 £47,500 -8.65% 12
Scotland -3 26 £50,000 +2.56% 2
West Midlands +35 23 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Wales +40 18 £45,000 +5.88% 4
East of England +58 11 £40,756 -27.55% 1
North East +13 1 £39,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, 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.

1 534 (99.63%) SQL
2 453 (84.51%) Oracle
3 198 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
4 177 (33.02%) SQL Server
5 172 (32.09%) Java
6 167 (31.16%) Finance
7 155 (28.92%) Oracle Database
8 129 (24.07%) JavaScript
9 126 (23.51%) Linux
10 112 (20.90%) Unix
11 104 (19.40%) .NET
12 95 (17.72%) Python
13 93 (17.35%) Windows
13 93 (17.35%) Microsoft
14 91 (16.98%) C#
15 90 (16.79%) Oracle Reports
16 85 (15.86%) Azure
17 83 (15.49%) AWS
18 82 (15.30%) Business Intelligence
19 80 (14.93%) T-SQL
20 73 (13.62%) Git (software)
21 71 (13.25%) DevOps
22 70 (13.06%) Data Warehouse
23 69 (12.87%) Shell Script
23 69 (12.87%) Software Engineering
24 68 (12.69%) Scrum
24 68 (12.69%) HTML
24 68 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
24 68 (12.69%) Relational Database
25 67 (12.50%) ETL

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 36 (6.72%) SAS
2 22 (4.10%) Confluence
3 17 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (2.61%) Oracle Workflow
5 12 (2.24%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.68%) Apache
6 9 (1.68%) IIS
7 8 (1.49%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.12%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.12%) CICS
8 6 (1.12%) CMS
9 5 (0.93%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.93%) JBoss
9 5 (0.93%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.56%) nginx
11 3 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (4.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.12%) SPSS
3 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (4.48%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (3.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (3.36%) Oracle Payables
4 16 (2.99%) Oracle Receivables
5 12 (2.24%) Oracle ERP
6 10 (1.87%) Oracle Assets
7 8 (1.49%) Oracle iProcurement
8 7 (1.31%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (1.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 6 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
9 6 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (1.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 5 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.93%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 5 (0.93%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 4 (0.75%) FLEXCUBE
12 2 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
13 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 85 (15.86%) Azure
2 83 (15.49%) AWS
3 46 (8.58%) Power Platform
4 24 (4.48%) Amazon S3
5 19 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (2.61%) SaaS
7 13 (2.43%) OpenShift
8 12 (2.24%) GCP
9 11 (2.05%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (2.05%) PaaS
9 11 (2.05%) Serverless
10 9 (1.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 9 (1.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 9 (1.68%) Route 53
10 9 (1.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (1.31%) AWS Fargate
12 5 (0.93%) IaaS
12 5 (0.93%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 4 (0.75%) Taleo
14 3 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.68%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.31%) HTTP
2 7 (1.31%) SSL
3 6 (1.12%) VPN
4 1 (0.19%) DWDM
4 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.19%) MPLS
4 1 (0.19%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.19%) SDH
4 1 (0.19%) Skype
4 1 (0.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (33.02%) SQL Server
2 155 (28.92%) Oracle Database
3 90 (16.79%) Oracle Reports
4 70 (13.06%) Data Warehouse
5 68 (12.69%) Relational Database
6 59 (11.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 57 (10.63%) BusinessObjects
8 54 (10.07%) RDBMS
9 46 (8.58%) Power BI
10 45 (8.40%) Big Data
11 42 (7.84%) MongoDB
12 37 (6.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 36 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
14 32 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 31 (5.78%) Hadoop
16 30 (5.60%) Oracle Database 12c
17 28 (5.22%) Oracle Database 11g
17 28 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
18 27 (5.04%) Apache Hive
19 24 (4.48%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 73 (13.62%) Git (software)
2 52 (9.70%) Oracle APEX
3 50 (9.33%) Oracle Forms
4 45 (8.40%) Jenkins
5 40 (7.46%) JIRA
6 26 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (3.92%) Maven
8 18 (3.36%) Subversion
9 16 (2.99%) Artifactory
10 13 (2.43%) TeamCity
11 12 (2.24%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (1.87%) MSTest
12 10 (1.87%) NUnit
12 10 (1.87%) Toad
13 9 (1.68%) Bitbucket Server
13 9 (1.68%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.68%) SonarQube
13 9 (1.68%) Vagrant
13 9 (1.68%) Visual Studio
14 8 (1.49%) JUnit
General
1 167 (31.16%) Finance
2 35 (6.53%) Financial Institution
3 25 (4.66%) Banking
4 17 (3.17%) Back Office
4 17 (3.17%) Retail
5 10 (1.87%) Law
6 7 (1.31%) General Ledger
6 7 (1.31%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.31%) Marketing
7 5 (0.93%) Legal
8 4 (0.75%) Military
9 3 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.56%) Billing
9 3 (0.56%) Games
9 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.56%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.37%) Advertising
10 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.37%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 228 (42.54%) Developer
2 95 (17.72%) Analyst
3 85 (15.86%) Oracle Developer
4 66 (12.31%) Senior Developer
5 44 (8.21%) DBA
6 40 (7.46%) SQL Developer
7 34 (6.34%) Oracle DBA
8 32 (5.97%) Java Developer
9 30 (5.60%) Oracle Analyst
9 30 (5.60%) Programmer
10 29 (5.41%) Analyst Programmer
10 29 (5.41%) Applications Support
11 28 (5.22%) Software Engineer
12 27 (5.04%) Data Engineer
13 26 (4.85%) Support Analyst
13 26 (4.85%) Web Developer
14 24 (4.48%) .NET Developer
14 24 (4.48%) PL/SQL Developer
15 23 (4.29%) Applications Support Analyst
15 23 (4.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (19.40%) .NET
2 68 (12.69%) HTML
3 65 (12.13%) CSS
4 57 (10.63%) Web Services
5 55 (10.26%) ASP.NET
6 47 (8.77%) AngularJS
7 44 (8.21%) XML
8 42 (7.84%) jQuery
9 34 (6.34%) ASP.NET Web API
9 34 (6.34%) Spring
10 32 (5.97%) HTML5
11 27 (5.04%) CSS3
11 27 (5.04%) SOAP
12 26 (4.85%) JSON
12 26 (4.85%) Kafka
12 26 (4.85%) React
13 23 (4.29%) J2EE
14 21 (3.92%) React Native
14 21 (3.92%) RESTful
15 20 (3.73%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.60%) Mobile App
3 22 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.80%) Derivative
5 14 (2.61%) Virtual Team
6 13 (2.43%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.49%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.49%) User Experience
10 7 (1.31%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.12%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.93%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 5 (0.93%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.75%) Clustering
13 4 (0.75%) OTC Derivatives
14 3 (0.56%) CESG
14 3 (0.56%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 126 (23.51%) Linux
2 112 (20.90%) Unix
3 93 (17.35%) Windows
4 17 (3.17%) CentOS
5 11 (2.05%) AIX
5 11 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.05%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.87%) Android
6 10 (1.87%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.68%) CoreOS
8 7 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (1.12%) Solaris
10 4 (0.75%) zOS
11 3 (0.56%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (15.30%) Business Intelligence
3 71 (13.25%) DevOps
4 69 (12.87%) Software Engineering
5 68 (12.69%) Scrum
6 67 (12.50%) ETL
7 56 (10.45%) MVC
8 55 (10.26%) Analytics
9 54 (10.07%) Performance Tuning
10 53 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
11 51 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (8.96%) Mentoring
13 46 (8.58%) Data Modelling
14 39 (7.28%) Requirements Gathering
15 36 (6.72%) Microservices
16 35 (6.53%) Coaching
16 35 (6.53%) User Acceptance Testing
17 34 (6.34%) Change Management
17 34 (6.34%) Migration
17 34 (6.34%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 534 (99.63%) SQL
2 172 (32.09%) Java
3 129 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 95 (17.72%) Python
5 91 (16.98%) C#
6 80 (14.93%) T-SQL
7 69 (12.87%) Shell Script
8 27 (5.04%) Bash Shell
9 23 (4.29%) Perl
10 22 (4.10%) R
10 22 (4.10%) VB
11 19 (3.54%) HiveQL
11 19 (3.54%) PowerShell
12 16 (2.99%) C
12 16 (2.99%) Java 8
12 16 (2.99%) Ruby
13 13 (2.43%) VB.NET
13 13 (2.43%) VB6
14 12 (2.24%) C++
15 10 (1.87%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 61 (11.38%) Degree
2 25 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (4.10%) Oracle Certification
4 21 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 18 (3.36%) SC Cleared
6 16 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (2.99%) OCP
7 10 (1.87%) Numerate Degree
8 9 (1.68%) OCA
9 4 (0.75%) MCP
9 4 (0.75%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.56%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (0.56%) IBM Certification
10 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.37%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.37%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.37%) MBA
11 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.04%) QA
2 19 (3.54%) SLA
3 8 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.37%) GDPR
5 2 (0.37%) GxP
6 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.19%) EMIR
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 23 (4.29%) Docker
2 21 (3.92%) HDFS
3 16 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (1.68%) GlusterFS
4 9 (1.68%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.75%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.19%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 23 (4.29%) Ansible
1 23 (4.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 21 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
3 19 (3.54%) Kubernetes
4 18 (3.36%) Data Guard
4 18 (3.36%) Terraform
5 9 (1.68%) Nagios
6 7 (1.31%) CA Service Virtualization
6 7 (1.31%) Control-M
6 7 (1.31%) Puppet
7 5 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.56%) OSSEC
8 3 (0.56%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.37%) MOM
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.19%) Amdocs OSS
10 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 453 (84.51%) Oracle
2 93 (17.35%) Microsoft
3 37 (6.90%) Informatica
4 25 (4.66%) Cloudera
5 24 (4.48%) SAP
6 22 (4.10%) Tableau
6 22 (4.10%) Talend
7 16 (2.99%) Red Hat
8 14 (2.61%) IBM
9 11 (2.05%) Sun
10 10 (1.87%) Google
11 9 (1.68%) MicroStrategy
11 9 (1.68%) New Relic
12 7 (1.31%) CA
12 7 (1.31%) Perforce
12 7 (1.31%) Sybase
13 6 (1.12%) AppDynamics
13 6 (1.12%) JDA
13 6 (1.12%) Netezza
13 6 (1.12%) Splunk