It’s a great time to be an Oracle Database developer. Individuals in this job role enjoy plenty of opportunities and good salaries. They face responsibilities that are stimulating and challenging. Responsible for creating or maintaining the database components of applications that use the Oracle technology stack, these developers may create new applications or convert existing applications to run in an Oracle Database environment.
According to Oracle Database documentation, some of the duties performed by Oracle Database developers include:
Now is a great time to boost your career by taking training courses and following one of our Database Application Development Certification Paths. Start by enrolling in training that will:
Oracle Database developers do need to know PL/SQL so they can write routines. Another optional – but not required – step to take is to take training to master and become certified in Oracle Application Express (Oracle APEX); earning this certification shows current or future employers that you are highly competent at developing professional applications using Oracle APEX. Here are some popular Oracle University training courses that cover the topics mentioned above:
We offer a few paths you can follow as a Database Developer that let you earn SQL, PL/SQL, and Oracle Application Express Certifications.
Why does it matter whether you become a certified professional in this field? One reason is that demand for database application developers is impressive, as are salaries. Certification shows that you have the knowledge required to do the work. Check out these recent U.S. job openings and salary figures from youracclaim.com:
PL/SQL Developer Jobs 11,504 job openings, with salaries of $100,000 or more for 10,220 of these job postings
APEX Developer Jobs 19,779 job openings, with salaries of $100,000 or more for 12,736 of these job postings
SQL Developer Jobs 164,284 job openings, with salaries of $100,000 or more for 127,473 of these job postings
Now you can see why it’s a great time to polish your skills, take training, and become certified as an Oracle Database developer. We look forward to seeing you!