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Peoplesoft Developer / Administrator

What Does a Professional in this Career Do?

Administers & develops PeopleSoft data systems and structures. Uses software to store and organize data, such as an organization's records, such as supply chain or human resources data. Ensures that users can easily access the information they need and that data are protected from unauthorized access.

Job Outlook

There were 9 Peoplesoft Developer / Administrator job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 619 in the United States.

In combination with other careers in the Database Administrator industry, which includes the Peoplesoft Developer / Administrator career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2012:

Salary

Many new Peoplesoft Developer / Administrator jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.

National

The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $99,935.

State

The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $99,326.

Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Peoplesoft Developer / Administrator postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $91,527.

Education and Experience

Posted Peoplesoft Developer / Administrator jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.

Education LevelPercentage
Associate's Degree1%
Bachelor's Degree72%
Master's Degree14%
Doctoral Degree1%
Other12%

Posted Peoplesoft Developer / Administrator jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.

Years of ExperiencePercentage
0 to 2 years7%
3 to 5 years38%
6 to 8 years33%
9+ years22%

Skills

Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Peoplesoft Developer / Administrator positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.

Baseline Skills

A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.

  • Troubleshooting (49%)
  • Communication Skills (28%)
  • Problem Solving (20%)
  • Planning (19%)
  • Teamwork / Collaboration (19%)

Defining Skills

A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.

  • Peoplesoft (100%)
  • Oracle (52%)
  • SQL (52%)
  • Peopletools (50%)
  • PeopleCode (42%)

Necessary Skills

A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.

  • UNIX (20%)
  • Linux (18%)
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) (18%)
  • System Administration (17%)
  • Business Process (15%)

Distinguishing Skills

A skill that may distinguish a subset of the occupation.

  • Oracle PL/SQL (6%)
  • HRMS (5%)
  • Database Upgrade (5%)
  • Database Cloning (3%)
  • Database Tuning (3%)

Alternative Job Titles

Sometimes employers post jobs with Peoplesoft Developer / Administrator skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:

  • Peoplesoft Administrator
  • Senior Peoplesoft Developer
  • Peoplesoft Administrative
  • Senior Peoplesoft Administrator
  • Peoplesoft Systems Administrator

Similar Occupations

If you are interested in exploring occupations with similar skills, you may want to research the following job titles. Note that we only list occupations that have at least one corresponding NC State Online and Distance Education program.

Common Employers

Here are the employers that have posted the most Peoplesoft Developer / Administrator jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.

United States

  • Cynet Systems (13)
  • The Hartford Financial Group (12)
  • Leidos (12)
  • Accenture (11)
  • Hireblazer (8)

North Carolina

  • Accenture (2)
  • Tracker Rms Usa (1)
  • The Hartford Financial Group (1)
  • Iqvia (1)

NC State Programs Relevant to this Career

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