The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 55 55 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 112 151 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.57% 3.83% 4.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.85% 12.26% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 62 69 60
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £34,500 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
RDBMS
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
945 1232 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.13% 31.25% 34.83%
Number of salaries quoted 585 846 615
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

RDBMS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

RDBMS Salary Trend in Scotland

RDBMS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RDBMS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

RDBMS Salary Histogram in Scotland

RDBMS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Glasgow -10 71 £44,250 +4.11% 5
Edinburgh +4 23 £40,000 -8.30% 3
Stirling - 10 - -
Aberdeen +24 3 £50,000 +33.33%
West Lothian +4 3 £45,000 - 1
Dundee +4 1 - -
RDBMS
UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 218 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 121 (55.50%) Oracle
3 114 (52.29%) Java
4 112 (51.38%) SQL
5 85 (38.99%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (32.57%) Finance
7 70 (32.11%) SQL Server
8 58 (26.61%) UNIX
8 58 (26.61%) OO
9 57 (26.15%) JavaScript
9 57 (26.15%) HTML
10 52 (23.85%) .NET
10 52 (23.85%) CSS
10 52 (23.85%) Linux
11 51 (23.39%) Oracle Database
12 47 (21.56%) C#
13 44 (20.18%) Spring
14 43 (19.72%) TDD
14 43 (19.72%) Web Services
15 39 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
16 38 (17.43%) Banking
17 36 (16.51%) MVC
18 34 (15.60%) Scrum
18 34 (15.60%) jQuery
19 33 (15.14%) Windows
19 33 (15.14%) PL/SQL
20 30 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
21 29 (13.30%) Dependency Injection
22 27 (12.39%) Hibernate
23 26 (11.93%) .NET Framework

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 19 (8.72%) Tomcat
2 14 (6.42%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.96%) JBoss
4 12 (5.50%) WebSphere
4 12 (5.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (5.05%) Node.js
6 10 (4.59%) Apache
7 7 (3.21%) SAS
8 3 (1.38%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.92%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.92%) Moodle
10 1 (0.46%) Liferay
10 1 (0.46%) CICS
10 1 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (1.83%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.75%) Oracle Utilities
2 4 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.88%) Internet
2 6 (2.75%) SAN
3 3 (1.38%) LDAP
3 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.38%) DNS
4 2 (0.92%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 70 (32.11%) SQL Server
3 51 (23.39%) Oracle Database
4 26 (11.93%) MongoDB
4 26 (11.93%) MySQL
5 21 (9.63%) NoSQL
6 19 (8.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (8.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (5.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 13 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (5.96%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (5.50%) RavenDB
8 12 (5.50%) BusinessObjects XI
8 12 (5.50%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (5.05%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (4.13%) QlikView
10 9 (4.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (3.67%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (3.67%) OLAP
12 7 (3.21%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 19 (8.72%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.96%) JUnit
2 13 (5.96%) Subversion
3 12 (5.50%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (2.29%) Maven
4 5 (2.29%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.46%) Selenium
6 1 (0.46%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.46%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.46%) NUnit
General
1 71 (32.57%) Finance
2 38 (17.43%) Banking
3 19 (8.72%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.75%) Back Office
5 5 (2.29%) Retail
6 4 (1.83%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Front Office
8 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (54.13%) Developer
2 48 (22.02%) Java Developer
3 34 (15.60%) Senior Developer
4 29 (13.30%) Analyst
5 19 (8.72%) DBA
6 18 (8.26%) Oracle DBA
7 16 (7.34%) Software Engineer
8 13 (5.96%) Technical Analyst
9 11 (5.05%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (4.59%) Technical Business Analyst
10 10 (4.59%) Business Developer
10 10 (4.59%) Business Analyst
10 10 (4.59%) Business Objects Developer
10 10 (4.59%) Agile Business Analyst
11 8 (3.67%) Verification Engineer
11 8 (3.67%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (3.67%) Development Specialist
11 8 (3.67%) Programmer
11 8 (3.67%) Team Leader
12 6 (2.75%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (26.15%) HTML
2 52 (23.85%) .NET
2 52 (23.85%) CSS
3 44 (20.18%) Spring
4 43 (19.72%) Web Services
5 34 (15.60%) jQuery
6 27 (12.39%) Hibernate
7 26 (11.93%) .NET Framework
7 26 (11.93%) Entity Framework
8 24 (11.01%) XML
9 22 (10.09%) NHibernate
10 20 (9.17%) Spring.NET
11 19 (8.72%) ASP.NET
12 16 (7.34%) JPA
12 16 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (6.88%) HTML5
14 14 (6.42%) JMS
15 13 (5.96%) WCF
15 13 (5.96%) WPF
16 12 (5.50%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.80%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.13%) Fixed Income
4 9 (4.13%) Equities
5 7 (3.21%) Open Source
5 7 (3.21%) iPad
5 7 (3.21%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.75%) Derivative
6 6 (2.75%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.75%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.83%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.38%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.92%) VLE
9 2 (0.92%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.92%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.92%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 58 (26.61%) UNIX
2 52 (23.85%) Linux
3 33 (15.14%) Windows
4 19 (8.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (6.42%) Solaris
6 9 (4.13%) Debian
7 4 (1.83%) Android
7 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.46%) AIX
9 1 (0.46%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (38.99%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (26.61%) OO
3 43 (19.72%) TDD
4 36 (16.51%) MVC
5 34 (15.60%) Scrum
6 30 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (13.30%) Dependency Injection
8 24 (11.01%) OOD
9 22 (10.09%) Software Engineering
10 20 (9.17%) AOP
11 17 (7.80%) Workflow
12 16 (7.34%) Project Management
12 16 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (7.34%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (7.34%) Mentoring
13 15 (6.88%) Automated Testing
13 15 (6.88%) Business Analysis
14 14 (6.42%) Investment Management
14 14 (6.42%) BDD
15 13 (5.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 114 (52.29%) Java
2 112 (51.38%) SQL
3 57 (26.15%) JavaScript
4 47 (21.56%) C#
5 33 (15.14%) PL/SQL
6 24 (11.01%) Perl
7 23 (10.55%) VB
8 21 (9.63%) VB.NET
9 12 (5.50%) VB6
10 11 (5.05%) VBA
10 11 (5.05%) C++
11 10 (4.59%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.75%) C
12 6 (2.75%) PHP
12 6 (2.75%) Bourne shell
12 6 (2.75%) AWK
12 6 (2.75%) sed
13 5 (2.29%) Korn
13 5 (2.29%) Python
14 4 (1.83%) F#
Qualifications
1 23 (10.55%) Degree
2 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.46%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.59%) QA
2 2 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (8.72%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.46%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (5.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (5.05%) Data Guard
3 6 (2.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.92%) MOM
4 2 (0.92%) Control-M
4 2 (0.92%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.46%) logstash
5 1 (0.46%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.46%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 121 (55.50%) Oracle
2 20 (9.17%) Business Objects
3 19 (8.72%) Sybase
4 12 (5.50%) Red Hat
5 10 (4.59%) SAP
6 9 (4.13%) Cognos
6 9 (4.13%) Tableau
7 7 (3.21%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (2.75%) Vertica
8 6 (2.75%) MapR
9 4 (1.83%) Sun
10 3 (1.38%) Telerik
11 2 (0.92%) Talend
11 2 (0.92%) Compuware
11 2 (0.92%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.46%) Hyland
12 1 (0.46%) BMC
12 1 (0.46%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.46%) CA
12 1 (0.46%) IBM
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