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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank 247 245 253
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing VLDB 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.016% 0.014% 0.013%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.045% 0.041% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
VLDB
England

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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2219 2436 2807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.89% 34.61% 37.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1899 2056 2457
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

VLDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VLDB Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VLDB
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VLDB Salary Trend in the North West

VLDB
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLDB within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +1 1 £40,000 -11.11%
VLDB
England

VLDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) VB
2 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Load Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Big Data
4 2 (28.57%) OLTP
4 2 (28.57%) Vertica
4 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source

VLDB
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (42.86%) Big Data
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) OLTP
2 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Software Tester
2 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Load Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) VB
2 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Vertica