The table below looks at the statistics for VLDB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLDB over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank 26 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VLDB 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.67% - 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.12% - 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £40,000 - £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 - £46,000
VLDB
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
49 97 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 27.22% 37.45% 33.16%
Number of salaries quoted 37 85 94
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%

VLDB
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

VLDB Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

VLDB
Salary Trend in Chester

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

VLDB Salary Trend in Chester

VLDB
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing VLDB 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 VLDB.

1 9 (100.00%) Big Data
2 8 (88.89%) Hadoop
2 8 (88.89%) Vertica
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) MySQL
2 8 (88.89%) OLTP
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (33.33%) Replication
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source

VLDB
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing VLDB 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 VLDB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Big Data
2 8 (88.89%) OLTP
2 8 (88.89%) MySQL
2 8 (88.89%) Hadoop
3 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) DBA
2 6 (66.67%) SQL DBA
3 5 (55.56%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Vertica
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft