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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 205 178 202
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +24
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 1682 1676 1618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.47% 1.59% 1.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.82% 5.04% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1234 1298 1359
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
34873 33222 35981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.52% 31.60% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 29352 28728 31666
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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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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 -27 1508 £47,500 - 128
London -51 651 £55,000 -8.33% 59
South East +41 292 £42,500 - 20
South West +16 144 £35,000 +1.44% 7
Scotland -15 138 £37,500 -6.25% 13
City of London -64 124 £52,500 -12.50% 30
East of England -10 119 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Yorkshire +3 115 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Glasgow -5 105 £35,000 -17.64% 7
West Yorkshire +20 103 £40,000 +22.13% 7
Leeds +26 93 £40,000 +14.28% 6
West Midlands -12 92 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Surrey +13 69 £45,000 +39.53% 6
Berkshire -15 64 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Hampshire +12 56 £31,250 -21.87% 1
North West -79 50 £48,000 +12.94% 10
East Midlands -2 47 £47,500 +35.71%
Essex +46 45 £42,500 -22.72%
Hertfordshire -15 45 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Buckinghamshire +28 42 £38,500 -1.91% 4
Bristol -17 42 £33,500 -10.66% 2
Dorset +27 39 £35,750 -12.80% 2
Bournemouth +18 34 £40,000 -2.43% 2
Manchester -37 30 £48,000 +1.05% 6
Birmingham +16 28 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Portsmouth -10 26 - -
Leicestershire +17 24 £47,500 -2.56%
Edinburgh -35 24 £42,500 - 3
Wiltshire +7 21 £45,000 +28.57%
West Sussex +5 21 £60,000 +34.83% 1

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3406 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1910 (56.08%) SQL
3 1761 (51.70%) Oracle
4 1518 (44.57%) SQL Server
5 1351 (39.67%) Java
6 938 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
7 911 (26.75%) Finance
8 810 (23.78%) Linux
9 738 (21.67%) XML
10 733 (21.52%) UNIX
11 720 (21.14%) HTML
12 713 (20.93%) JavaScript
13 708 (20.79%) Oracle Database
14 687 (20.17%) .NET
15 631 (18.53%) C#
16 620 (18.20%) CSS
17 607 (17.82%) MySQL
18 606 (17.79%) OO
19 593 (17.41%) Windows
20 576 (16.91%) Microsoft
21 553 (16.24%) Degree
22 548 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
23 517 (15.18%) Spring
24 516 (15.15%) Scrum
25 474 (13.92%) Web Services
26 436 (12.80%) Software Engineering
27 429 (12.60%) ETL
28 416 (12.21%) J2EE
29 408 (11.98%) TDD
30 407 (11.95%) Data Warehouse

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 264 (7.75%) Tomcat
2 260 (7.63%) WebLogic
3 243 (7.13%) WebSphere
4 179 (5.26%) Apache
5 75 (2.20%) CMS
6 68 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 63 (1.85%) IIS
8 61 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
9 57 (1.67%) Node.js
10 55 (1.61%) SAS
11 45 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
12 44 (1.29%) Adobe CQ
12 44 (1.29%) Apache Solr
13 42 (1.23%) MQSeries
14 39 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 35 (1.03%) OpenStack
16 33 (0.97%) WordPress
17 31 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
17 31 (0.91%) Drupal
17 31 (0.91%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 313 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.00%) InfoPath
3 31 (0.91%) MS Office
4 14 (0.41%) SPSS
5 13 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.12%) MS Project
8 1 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.029%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.029%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 101 (2.97%) Oracle EBS
2 63 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 52 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
4 50 (1.47%) Magento
5 26 (0.76%) Sentinel
6 24 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 24 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
7 16 (0.47%) Shopify
8 13 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
8 13 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
8 13 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
9 12 (0.35%) Temenos T24
9 12 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
10 10 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
11 8 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
12 7 (0.21%) LatentZero
13 6 (0.18%) Tridion
14 5 (0.15%) SAP CRM
14 5 (0.15%) Academy Housing
14 5 (0.15%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 72 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
3 36 (1.06%) SaaS
4 35 (1.03%) GitHub
5 20 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (0.50%) Google Compute Engine
7 16 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (0.38%) PaaS
9 11 (0.32%) IaaS
10 10 (0.29%) Heroku
11 8 (0.23%) OpenShift
12 7 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.12%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.088%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.088%) Office 365
15 2 (0.059%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 277 (8.13%) Internet
2 128 (3.76%) HTTP
3 78 (2.29%) SAN
4 61 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 32 (0.94%) VoIP
6 31 (0.91%) Firewall
7 27 (0.79%) DNS
7 27 (0.79%) SMTP
7 27 (0.79%) SSH
8 23 (0.68%) LDAP
9 20 (0.59%) Ethernet
10 19 (0.56%) SSL
11 18 (0.53%) InfiniBand
12 12 (0.35%) NAS
13 11 (0.32%) AMQP
13 11 (0.32%) Intranet
14 10 (0.29%) FCoE
15 9 (0.26%) iSCSI
15 9 (0.26%) Network Security
15 9 (0.26%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3406 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1518 (44.57%) SQL Server
3 708 (20.79%) Oracle Database
4 607 (17.82%) MySQL
5 407 (11.95%) Data Warehouse
6 288 (8.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 282 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 263 (7.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 209 (6.14%) DB2
10 204 (5.99%) NoSQL
11 179 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
12 175 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
13 161 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
14 156 (4.58%) OLAP
15 141 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 127 (3.73%) OLTP
17 115 (3.38%) Oracle Reports
18 110 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
19 103 (3.02%) Big Data
20 101 (2.97%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 288 (8.46%) Subversion
2 263 (7.72%) Maven
3 228 (6.69%) JUnit
4 210 (6.17%) Eclipse
5 193 (5.67%) Ant
6 166 (4.87%) Git (software)
7 113 (3.32%) Hudson
8 107 (3.14%) Selenium
9 92 (2.70%) Jenkins
10 91 (2.67%) Visual Studio
11 84 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
12 83 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
13 70 (2.06%) JIRA
14 60 (1.76%) Cucumber
15 48 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
16 45 (1.32%) Toad
17 42 (1.23%) WebDriver
18 41 (1.20%) WATIR
19 38 (1.12%) TeamCity
20 32 (0.94%) Log4j
General
1 911 (26.75%) Finance
2 337 (9.89%) Banking
3 129 (3.79%) Retail
4 127 (3.73%) Back Office
5 116 (3.41%) Marketing
6 115 (3.38%) Games
7 105 (3.08%) Telecoms
8 65 (1.91%) French Language
9 59 (1.73%) Advertising
10 52 (1.53%) Investment Banking
11 47 (1.38%) Front Office
12 44 (1.29%) Publishing
13 32 (0.94%) German Language
14 23 (0.68%) Legal
15 22 (0.65%) Manufacturing
16 19 (0.56%) Automotive
16 19 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.38%) Law
18 12 (0.35%) Financial Institution
19 11 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1593 (46.77%) Developer
2 581 (17.06%) Java Developer
3 420 (12.33%) DBA
4 309 (9.07%) Analyst
5 255 (7.49%) Administrator
6 229 (6.72%) Oracle DBA
7 219 (6.43%) Senior Developer
8 215 (6.31%) Architect
9 191 (5.61%) Consultant
10 185 (5.43%) .NET Developer
11 184 (5.40%) C# Developer
12 154 (4.52%) Software Engineer
13 129 (3.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 126 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
14 126 (3.70%) SQL DBA
15 116 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
16 104 (3.05%) Applications Support
17 100 (2.94%) Web Developer
18 99 (2.91%) Programmer
19 95 (2.79%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 738 (21.67%) XML
2 720 (21.14%) HTML
3 687 (20.17%) .NET
4 620 (18.20%) CSS
5 517 (15.18%) Spring
6 474 (13.92%) Web Services
7 416 (12.21%) J2EE
8 377 (11.07%) Hibernate
9 340 (9.98%) ASP.NET
10 314 (9.22%) jQuery
11 249 (7.31%) .NET Framework
12 225 (6.61%) JSP
13 224 (6.58%) Ajax
14 201 (5.90%) Servlets
15 192 (5.64%) SOAP
16 181 (5.31%) Java EE
17 166 (4.87%) WCF
18 164 (4.82%) XSLT
19 158 (4.64%) JMS
20 152 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 373 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 347 (10.19%) Computer Science
3 223 (6.55%) Open Source
4 145 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 137 (4.02%) Derivative
6 124 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 110 (3.23%) Client/Server
8 103 (3.02%) Clustering
8 103 (3.02%) N-Tier
9 100 (2.94%) Replication
10 85 (2.50%) Data Integration
11 82 (2.41%) Mathematics
12 77 (2.26%) Fixed Income
13 68 (2.00%) Equities
14 67 (1.97%) iPad
15 48 (1.41%) Online Games
16 44 (1.29%) SWIFT
17 42 (1.23%) Blog
17 42 (1.23%) Management Information System
18 41 (1.20%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 810 (23.78%) Linux
2 733 (21.52%) UNIX
3 593 (17.41%) Windows
4 127 (3.73%) Solaris
5 109 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 83 (2.44%) Android
7 69 (2.03%) AIX
8 63 (1.85%) HPUX
9 60 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 60 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 54 (1.59%) Apple iOS
11 35 (1.03%) Ubuntu
12 29 (0.85%) Windows 7
13 25 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (0.70%) CentOS
15 22 (0.65%) Mac OS X
16 18 (0.53%) Windows XP
16 18 (0.53%) Debian
17 14 (0.41%) zOS
17 14 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 938 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
2 606 (17.79%) OO
3 548 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
4 516 (15.15%) Scrum
5 436 (12.80%) Software Engineering
6 429 (12.60%) ETL
7 408 (11.98%) TDD
8 389 (11.42%) E-Commerce
9 383 (11.24%) Performance Tuning
10 338 (9.92%) MVC
11 305 (8.95%) Data Modelling
12 286 (8.40%) UML
13 267 (7.84%) OOP
14 233 (6.84%) SOA
15 224 (6.58%) Mentoring
16 215 (6.31%) Unit Testing
17 206 (6.05%) Analytics
18 185 (5.43%) Multithreading
19 179 (5.26%) Project Management
20 172 (5.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1910 (56.08%) SQL
2 1351 (39.67%) Java
3 713 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 631 (18.53%) C#
5 370 (10.86%) PL/SQL
6 282 (8.28%) Perl
7 267 (7.84%) Shell Script
8 241 (7.08%) T-SQL
9 239 (7.02%) Python
10 203 (5.96%) PHP
11 200 (5.87%) C++
12 182 (5.34%) Ruby
13 136 (3.99%) C
14 106 (3.11%) VB.NET
15 101 (2.97%) Bash Shell
16 65 (1.91%) VB
17 61 (1.79%) Groovy
18 38 (1.12%) PowerShell
19 37 (1.09%) VBA
20 35 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 553 (16.24%) Degree
2 85 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
3 73 (2.14%) OCP
4 51 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 36 (1.06%) SC Cleared
6 33 (0.97%) OCA
7 26 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (0.59%) HND
10 18 (0.53%) PhD
11 16 (0.47%) CISSP
12 15 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (0.41%) MCSE
14 13 (0.38%) MCDBA
15 10 (0.29%) ISEB
16 9 (0.26%) Sun Certification
16 9 (0.26%) MCSA
17 8 (0.23%) MCP
17 8 (0.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (6.05%) QA
2 46 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 35 (1.03%) ISO 9001
4 23 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (0.50%) WAI
6 10 (0.29%) SLA
7 7 (0.21%) HL7
8 6 (0.18%) ISO 8583
9 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.088%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.029%) BS7799
System Software
1 198 (5.81%) Oracle RAC
2 115 (3.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 104 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (1.41%) Active Directory
5 28 (0.82%) KVM
6 25 (0.73%) VMware ESX
7 21 (0.62%) Hyper-V
8 18 (0.53%) Docker
9 15 (0.44%) NFS
10 10 (0.29%) HDFS
11 8 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
11 8 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 8 (0.23%) vSphere
12 7 (0.21%) Sendmail
12 7 (0.21%) Apache Flume
12 7 (0.21%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.088%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.059%) Xen
14 2 (0.059%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.059%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 157 (4.61%) Data Guard
2 68 (2.00%) Puppet
3 65 (1.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 45 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (0.82%) Nagios
6 15 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (0.44%) CFEngine
7 14 (0.41%) Tivoli
8 11 (0.32%) Vagrant
9 10 (0.29%) Ansible
10 9 (0.26%) Opsview
10 9 (0.26%) NetBackup
11 7 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
11 7 (0.21%) Cacti
12 4 (0.12%) Foglight
12 4 (0.12%) MOM
13 3 (0.088%) Oracle Identity Management
13 3 (0.088%) StatsD
13 3 (0.088%) SCCM
13 3 (0.088%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1761 (51.70%) Oracle
2 576 (16.91%) Microsoft
3 265 (7.78%) IBM
4 228 (6.69%) JBoss
5 215 (6.31%) Sybase
6 158 (4.64%) Informatica
7 137 (4.02%) VMware
8 119 (3.49%) Red Hat
9 103 (3.02%) HP
10 95 (2.79%) Cognos
11 93 (2.73%) SAP
12 89 (2.61%) Business Objects
13 81 (2.38%) Google
14 72 (2.11%) Sun
15 50 (1.47%) hybris
16 48 (1.41%) Talend
17 42 (1.23%) NetApp
18 41 (1.20%) Adobe
19 40 (1.17%) Teradata
20 38 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum £38-50k plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + 15% bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K Base 50 - 60K with oncall / O/T
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: Yesterday