The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 71 90 107
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +17
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 47 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.59% 1.61% 0.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.70% 6.03% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 43 27 10
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,800 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,700 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
RDBMS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
540 481 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.78% 26.65% 31.16%
Number of salaries quoted 460 430 472
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RDBMS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

RDBMS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RDBMS across the Birmingham region.

RDBMS Salary Trend in Birmingham

RDBMS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RDBMS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

RDBMS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing RDBMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RDBMS.

1 92 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 72 (78.26%) Java
3 63 (68.48%) Oracle
4 54 (58.70%) .NET
4 54 (58.70%) C#
4 54 (58.70%) OO
5 51 (55.43%) Software Engineering
6 46 (50.00%) Analytics
7 35 (38.04%) Sybase
8 33 (35.87%) Semantic Web
9 30 (32.61%) SQL
10 24 (26.09%) SQL Server
11 22 (23.91%) XML
12 18 (19.57%) Retail
12 18 (19.57%) HTML
13 17 (18.48%) UNIX
14 15 (16.30%) JavaScript
15 14 (15.22%) WebLogic
15 14 (15.22%) SOA
15 14 (15.22%) Shell Script
16 13 (14.13%) Finance
16 13 (14.13%) JBoss
16 13 (14.13%) Linux
16 13 (14.13%) DB2
17 12 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
17 12 (13.04%) Windows
18 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
19 10 (10.87%) Tomcat
19 10 (10.87%) Client/Server
19 10 (10.87%) JMS

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing RDBMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RDBMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (15.22%) WebLogic
2 13 (14.13%) JBoss
3 10 (10.87%) Tomcat
4 9 (9.78%) WebSphere
5 8 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (6.52%) Apache
7 3 (3.26%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
1 8 (8.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 24 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 13 (14.13%) DB2
4 9 (9.78%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.17%) Informix
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Subversion
2 6 (6.52%) Maven
2 6 (6.52%) Ant
2 6 (6.52%) Eclipse
2 6 (6.52%) NetBeans
3 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (2.17%) Toad
4 2 (2.17%) ProC
5 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (19.57%) Retail
2 13 (14.13%) Finance
3 8 (8.70%) Banking
3 8 (8.70%) Retail Banking
3 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (29.35%) Developer
2 23 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 19 (20.65%) Software Developer
4 14 (15.22%) Architect
5 13 (14.13%) Software Manager
6 9 (9.78%) DBA
7 8 (8.70%) Consultant
7 8 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (7.61%) Development Manager
8 7 (7.61%) Software Development Manager
8 7 (7.61%) Java Architect
9 4 (4.35%) SQL DBA
9 4 (4.35%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Designer
9 4 (4.35%) ETL Designer
10 3 (3.26%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 3 (3.26%) ETL Architect
10 3 (3.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.26%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (58.70%) .NET
2 22 (23.91%) XML
3 18 (19.57%) HTML
4 10 (10.87%) JSP
4 10 (10.87%) Struts
4 10 (10.87%) Web Services
4 10 (10.87%) JMS
4 10 (10.87%) Spring
4 10 (10.87%) Java EE
5 7 (7.61%) Middleware
5 7 (7.61%) CSS
5 7 (7.61%) J2EE
6 6 (6.52%) JMX
6 6 (6.52%) DOM
6 6 (6.52%) XSLT
6 6 (6.52%) JavaBeans
6 6 (6.52%) JAXB
6 6 (6.52%) SAX
6 6 (6.52%) Backbone.js
6 6 (6.52%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (35.87%) Semantic Web
2 10 (10.87%) Client/Server
3 8 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.43%) Replication
5 4 (4.35%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.26%) Statistics
7 2 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.48%) UNIX
2 13 (14.13%) Linux
3 12 (13.04%) Windows
4 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.17%) Solaris
6 1 (1.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (58.70%) OO
2 51 (55.43%) Software Engineering
3 46 (50.00%) Analytics
4 14 (15.22%) SOA
5 12 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (8.70%) High Availability
6 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.70%) Time Management
7 7 (7.61%) MVC
7 7 (7.61%) Migration
8 6 (6.52%) Web Design
8 6 (6.52%) UML
8 6 (6.52%) Multithreading
8 6 (6.52%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (6.52%) Build Automation
9 5 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.43%) ETL
10 4 (4.35%) Workflow
10 4 (4.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 72 (78.26%) Java
2 54 (58.70%) C#
3 30 (32.61%) SQL
4 15 (16.30%) JavaScript
5 14 (15.22%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.52%) XPath
6 6 (6.52%) Perl
7 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.26%) Python
9 2 (2.17%) C
9 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.26%) MCTS
2 3 (3.26%) MCITP
3 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (3.26%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.17%) Foglight
Vendors
1 63 (68.48%) Oracle
2 35 (38.04%) Sybase
3 7 (7.61%) SAP
3 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.35%) BEA
4 4 (4.35%) Informatica
4 4 (4.35%) IBM
4 4 (4.35%) Vitria
4 4 (4.35%) Pega
4 4 (4.35%) Talend
5 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
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