The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 221 185 206
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +21
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 1466 1696 1616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.31% 1.55% 1.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.39% 4.83% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1150 1359 1400
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
33389 35123 37914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.81% 32.08% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 28656 29917 33820
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RDBMS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RDBMS within the UK.

RDBMS Salary Trend in the UK

RDBMS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RDBMS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

RDBMS Salary Histogram in the UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
England -43 1302 £48,000 +1.05% 123
London -26 616 £55,000 -8.33% 67
South East -19 223 £45,000 - 13
Scotland +32 119 £40,000 -8.57% 8
West Midlands +21 110 £45,000 +16.12% 2
City of London -51 99 £55,000 -15.38% 24
East of England -14 98 £42,500 +6.25% 10
South West -28 89 £37,000 -17.77% 8
Yorkshire -45 86 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Berkshire -19 69 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North West -49 64 £37,500 -6.25% 14
West Yorkshire -30 63 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Leeds -18 57 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Glasgow +19 53 £37,500 -5.03% 4
Birmingham +22 52 £47,500 +23.37% 1
Manchester -17 45 £37,500 +4.16% 5
Buckinghamshire +44 44 £40,000 +6.66%
Hertfordshire -18 37 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Gloucestershire -2 35 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Surrey -12 35 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Milton Keynes +29 31 £39,500 +5.33%
Hampshire -27 30 £45,000 +76.47% 3
Edinburgh +3 29 £40,000 -1.84% 3
Cambridgeshire +2 28 £43,750 -0.56% 3
Essex 0 26 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Cambridge +8 23 £47,500 +7.95% 3
Oxfordshire +7 23 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Watford -22 21 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Brentwood -9 19 £45,000 - 1
Bournemouth +14 17 £38,181 -45.45%

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 3155 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1793 (56.83%) SQL
3 1598 (50.65%) Oracle
4 1409 (44.66%) SQL Server
5 1203 (38.13%) Java
6 830 (26.31%) Agile Software Development
7 829 (26.28%) Finance
8 764 (24.22%) Linux
9 689 (21.84%) XML
10 670 (21.24%) JavaScript
11 657 (20.82%) UNIX
12 647 (20.51%) .NET
13 633 (20.06%) HTML
14 609 (19.30%) Oracle Database
15 597 (18.92%) OO
16 587 (18.61%) MySQL
17 568 (18.00%) C#
18 537 (17.02%) Windows
19 531 (16.83%) CSS
20 503 (15.94%) Microsoft
21 500 (15.85%) Degree
22 486 (15.40%) Business Intelligence
23 479 (15.18%) Web Services
24 456 (14.45%) Spring
25 409 (12.96%) ETL
26 405 (12.84%) Scrum
27 404 (12.81%) Software Engineering
28 380 (12.04%) MVC
29 356 (11.28%) TDD
30 335 (10.62%) PL/SQL

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 271 (8.59%) Tomcat
2 249 (7.89%) WebLogic
3 225 (7.13%) JBoss
4 206 (6.53%) WebSphere
5 174 (5.52%) Apache
6 82 (2.60%) CMS
7 74 (2.35%) SharePoint
8 59 (1.87%) IIS
9 57 (1.81%) Drupal
10 50 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 48 (1.52%) WordPress
11 48 (1.52%) SAS
12 47 (1.49%) Node.js
13 37 (1.17%) Apache Solr
13 37 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
14 35 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
15 33 (1.05%) OpenStack
16 31 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
17 28 (0.89%) GlassFish
18 26 (0.82%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 290 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.01%) InfoPath
3 31 (0.98%) MS Office
4 15 (0.48%) SPSS
5 13 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.25%) MS Project
8 7 (0.22%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.032%) FastStats
10 1 (0.032%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.032%) Edge Animate
10 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 98 (3.11%) Oracle EBS
2 62 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 41 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
4 20 (0.63%) Sentinel
5 18 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
6 16 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
7 15 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 11 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
9 9 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
9 9 (0.29%) Magento
10 8 (0.25%) Temenos T24
10 8 (0.25%) LatentZero
11 7 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
11 7 (0.22%) ION MarketView
11 7 (0.22%) RiskWrite
12 6 (0.19%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.16%) Agresso
14 4 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 3 (0.095%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 34 (1.08%) GitHub
4 26 (0.82%) SaaS
4 26 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 24 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (0.57%) Google Compute Engine
7 17 (0.54%) PaaS
7 17 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (0.48%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
10 10 (0.32%) Heroku
11 8 (0.25%) IaaS
12 7 (0.22%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.19%) Route 53
14 5 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (0.13%) Office 365
16 3 (0.095%) Google App Engine
17 1 (0.032%) Rackspace Cloud
17 1 (0.032%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 197 (6.24%) Internet
2 101 (3.20%) HTTP
3 79 (2.50%) SAN
4 56 (1.77%) TCP/IP
5 31 (0.98%) SSH
6 30 (0.95%) Firewall
7 24 (0.76%) LDAP
8 23 (0.73%) DNS
9 21 (0.67%) SSL
9 21 (0.67%) VoIP
10 17 (0.54%) WAN
10 17 (0.54%) Broadband
11 16 (0.51%) NAS
12 15 (0.48%) LAN
13 11 (0.35%) Kerberos
13 11 (0.35%) SMTP
14 10 (0.32%) AMQP
15 9 (0.29%) DHCP
15 9 (0.29%) FCoE
16 7 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3155 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1409 (44.66%) SQL Server
3 609 (19.30%) Oracle Database
4 587 (18.61%) MySQL
5 333 (10.55%) Data Warehouse
6 275 (8.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 256 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 244 (7.73%) NoSQL
9 215 (6.81%) Oracle Database 11g
10 207 (6.56%) DB2
11 192 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 143 (4.53%) Oracle Database 10g
13 141 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
14 130 (4.12%) MongoDB
15 128 (4.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 117 (3.71%) Oracle Reports
17 111 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
18 107 (3.39%) Big Data
19 91 (2.88%) Oracle Exadata
20 90 (2.85%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 298 (9.45%) Subversion
2 265 (8.40%) Maven
3 264 (8.37%) Git (software)
4 220 (6.97%) JUnit
5 196 (6.21%) Eclipse
6 167 (5.29%) Ant
7 152 (4.82%) Jenkins
8 139 (4.41%) Oracle Forms
9 94 (2.98%) Hudson
10 82 (2.60%) Selenium
11 81 (2.57%) Visual Studio
12 79 (2.50%) JIRA
13 76 (2.41%) Cucumber
14 75 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
15 51 (1.62%) Toad
16 45 (1.43%) Mockito
17 40 (1.27%) WebDriver
17 40 (1.27%) WATIR
18 38 (1.20%) NetBeans
18 38 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 829 (26.28%) Finance
2 296 (9.38%) Banking
3 141 (4.47%) Marketing
4 115 (3.65%) Retail
5 95 (3.01%) Back Office
6 86 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 86 (2.73%) Games
7 73 (2.31%) Investment Banking
8 55 (1.74%) Advertising
9 53 (1.68%) Front Office
10 37 (1.17%) French Language
11 28 (0.89%) Publishing
12 26 (0.82%) Legal
13 23 (0.73%) Manufacturing
14 17 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
15 16 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.48%) iGaming
17 14 (0.44%) Billing
18 13 (0.41%) German Language
18 13 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 1395 (44.22%) Developer
2 529 (16.77%) Java Developer
3 372 (11.79%) DBA
4 290 (9.19%) Analyst
5 256 (8.11%) Architect
6 199 (6.31%) Administrator
7 188 (5.96%) Consultant
8 179 (5.67%) Senior Developer
9 169 (5.36%) Software Engineer
10 159 (5.04%) Oracle DBA
11 155 (4.91%) .NET Developer
12 147 (4.66%) C# Developer
13 127 (4.03%) SQL DBA
14 109 (3.45%) Web Developer
15 101 (3.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 100 (3.17%) Programmer
17 98 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
18 92 (2.92%) Team Leader
18 92 (2.92%) C# .NET Developer
19 91 (2.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 689 (21.84%) XML
2 647 (20.51%) .NET
3 633 (20.06%) HTML
4 531 (16.83%) CSS
5 479 (15.18%) Web Services
6 456 (14.45%) Spring
7 334 (10.59%) jQuery
8 311 (9.86%) J2EE
9 310 (9.83%) ASP.NET
10 268 (8.49%) Hibernate
11 231 (7.32%) Ajax
12 217 (6.88%) SOAP
13 200 (6.34%) Java EE
14 199 (6.31%) .NET Framework
15 185 (5.86%) JSP
16 180 (5.71%) HTML5
17 174 (5.52%) Servlets
18 161 (5.10%) JSON
19 160 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC
20 151 (4.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 328 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 285 (9.03%) Computer Science
3 207 (6.56%) Open Source
4 113 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
5 99 (3.14%) N-Tier
5 99 (3.14%) Derivative
6 95 (3.01%) Data Integration
7 88 (2.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 88 (2.79%) Client/Server
8 82 (2.60%) Clustering
9 79 (2.50%) Mathematics
10 74 (2.35%) Replication
11 68 (2.16%) Management Information System
12 65 (2.06%) Fixed Income
13 60 (1.90%) Mobile App
14 55 (1.74%) Data Structures
15 47 (1.49%) Equities
16 42 (1.33%) Mainframe
16 42 (1.33%) User Experience
17 37 (1.17%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 764 (24.22%) Linux
2 657 (20.82%) UNIX
3 537 (17.02%) Windows
4 130 (4.12%) Solaris
5 129 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 78 (2.47%) AIX
7 77 (2.44%) HPUX
8 67 (2.12%) Android
9 66 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 66 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (0.98%) Apple iOS
11 31 (0.98%) zOS
12 28 (0.89%) SUSE
13 27 (0.86%) OS/400
14 25 (0.79%) Mac OS X
14 25 (0.79%) Windows XP
15 21 (0.67%) Windows 7
16 20 (0.63%) Ubuntu
17 18 (0.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 830 (26.31%) Agile Software Development
2 597 (18.92%) OO
3 486 (15.40%) Business Intelligence
4 409 (12.96%) ETL
5 405 (12.84%) Scrum
6 404 (12.81%) Software Engineering
7 380 (12.04%) MVC
8 356 (11.28%) TDD
9 303 (9.60%) Performance Tuning
10 291 (9.22%) E-Commerce
11 273 (8.65%) Data Modelling
12 262 (8.30%) SOA
13 255 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
14 235 (7.45%) Mentoring
15 220 (6.97%) OOP
16 209 (6.62%) Analytics
17 189 (5.99%) UML
18 176 (5.58%) Unit Testing
19 170 (5.39%) Web Development
20 169 (5.36%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1793 (56.83%) SQL
2 1203 (38.13%) Java
3 670 (21.24%) JavaScript
4 568 (18.00%) C#
5 335 (10.62%) PL/SQL
6 233 (7.39%) Shell Script
7 221 (7.00%) T-SQL
8 205 (6.50%) Perl
9 199 (6.31%) Python
10 187 (5.93%) PHP
11 185 (5.86%) C++
12 141 (4.47%) Ruby
13 113 (3.58%) VB.NET
14 98 (3.11%) Bash Shell
15 72 (2.28%) VBA
16 70 (2.22%) VB
17 67 (2.12%) C
18 43 (1.36%) Korn
19 34 (1.08%) XPath
20 30 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 500 (15.85%) Degree
2 85 (2.69%) Security Cleared
3 79 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
4 67 (2.12%) OCP
5 64 (2.03%) SC Cleared
6 36 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (0.54%) CISSP
7 17 (0.54%) Sun Certification
7 17 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (0.51%) OCA
9 12 (0.38%) HND
9 12 (0.38%) DV Cleared
10 11 (0.35%) MCP
10 11 (0.35%) MCSD
11 9 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.29%) ISEB
11 9 (0.29%) PhD
11 9 (0.29%) OCPJP
11 9 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (5.71%) QA
2 24 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 22 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 19 (0.60%) SLA
5 16 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.35%) WAI
7 10 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.16%) Basel III
8 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.13%) CRD IV
9 4 (0.13%) COREP
9 4 (0.13%) FINREP
10 2 (0.063%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.063%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 146 (4.63%) Oracle RAC
2 99 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (2.73%) Oracle RMAN
4 45 (1.43%) Active Directory
5 40 (1.27%) KVM
6 31 (0.98%) Hyper-V
7 26 (0.82%) VMware ESX
8 22 (0.70%) NFS
9 20 (0.63%) Docker
10 19 (0.60%) HDFS
11 16 (0.51%) vSphere
12 13 (0.41%) Apache Flume
12 13 (0.41%) LXC
13 9 (0.29%) Firmware
14 8 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 4 (0.13%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.095%) Terminal Services
16 3 (0.095%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 2 (0.063%) XenDesktop
17 2 (0.063%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 123 (3.90%) Data Guard
2 77 (2.44%) Puppet
3 60 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 32 (1.01%) Tivoli
6 23 (0.73%) Nagios
7 15 (0.48%) CFEngine
8 13 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (0.41%) NetBackup
9 12 (0.38%) Cacti
9 12 (0.38%) Vagrant
9 12 (0.38%) Ansible
10 11 (0.35%) StatsD
10 11 (0.35%) Graphite
11 8 (0.25%) Opsview
12 7 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
12 7 (0.22%) Oozie
13 6 (0.19%) OpenView
14 5 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1598 (50.65%) Oracle
2 503 (15.94%) Microsoft
3 234 (7.42%) IBM
4 216 (6.85%) Sybase
5 137 (4.34%) Informatica
6 135 (4.28%) HP
7 132 (4.18%) VMware
8 120 (3.80%) Business Objects
9 117 (3.71%) Red Hat
10 113 (3.58%) SAP
11 93 (2.95%) Cognos
12 77 (2.44%) Google
13 54 (1.71%) Sun
14 53 (1.68%) NetApp
15 40 (1.27%) Cisco
16 38 (1.20%) Talend
17 36 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
18 33 (1.05%) Symantec
18 33 (1.05%) Teradata
19 32 (1.01%) Sitecore
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £48000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: DOE + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum, Benefits 15% Bonus + more
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Company Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Goole, North Humberside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £85k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago