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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 224 201 184
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -17
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 1440 1711 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 1.50% 1.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.35% 4.87% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1179 1255 1279
Average salary £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,100 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
33119 35117 33446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.36% 30.79% 31.70%
Number of salaries quoted 28081 29579 28849
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 2015 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 4 September 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
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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 -33 1274 £52,500 +10.52% 154
London -15 589 £60,000 +14.28% 57
South East -35 237 £50,000 +17.64% 27
City of London +46 146 £57,500 +4.54% 21
Scotland +8 146 £45,000 +12.50% 8
South West -50 103 £45,000 +28.57% 9
East of England -40 84 £40,000 -5.88% 4
North West +14 77 £35,000 -27.08% 23
Surrey +7 74 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Glasgow -15 72 £51,500 +47.14% 2
Yorkshire -17 71 £50,000 +25.00% 18
West Midlands -31 61 £47,500 +35.71% 8
Edinburgh +28 55 £38,125 -4.68% 5
Berkshire +4 54 £55,000 +29.41% 10
West Yorkshire -38 48 £62,500 +56.25% 9
Bristol -3 47 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Hertfordshire +5 44 £40,000 -20.39% 4
Leeds -44 39 £62,500 +56.25% 9
Manchester +9 38 £42,500 -11.45% 12
Hampshire -5 37 £55,000 +76.00% 1
Watford +9 28 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire -17 28 £43,250 +13.81% 4
East Midlands -25 28 £38,750 -18.42% 6
Milton Keynes -6 24 £40,375 +0.93% 3
Oxfordshire +19 22 £34,776 -22.72%
Reading +10 22 £38,750 -40.38% 2
Lancashire +19 20 £30,459 -35.87% 1
Cambridgeshire +16 20 £42,500 -10.52%
Dorset -16 18 £46,250 +46.82% 1
Birmingham -10 17 £55,000 +10.00% 4

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2820 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1623 (57.55%) SQL
3 1451 (51.45%) Oracle
4 1172 (41.56%) Java
5 1099 (38.97%) SQL Server
6 925 (32.80%) Finance
7 873 (30.96%) Linux
8 755 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
9 663 (23.51%) Oracle Database
10 622 (22.06%) UNIX
11 596 (21.13%) Degree
12 544 (19.29%) JavaScript
13 524 (18.58%) HTML
14 510 (18.09%) XML
15 504 (17.87%) Windows
16 448 (15.89%) Microsoft
17 446 (15.82%) MySQL
18 434 (15.39%) Business Intelligence
19 426 (15.11%) Web Services
20 423 (15.00%) Spring
21 421 (14.93%) .NET
22 413 (14.65%) OO
23 404 (14.33%) CSS
24 395 (14.01%) Software Engineering
25 390 (13.83%) C#
26 388 (13.76%) TDD
27 383 (13.58%) PL/SQL
28 375 (13.30%) Analytical Skills
29 374 (13.26%) Data Warehouse
29 374 (13.26%) ETL

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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
1 248 (8.79%) WebLogic
2 235 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 208 (7.38%) Apache
4 190 (6.74%) JBoss
5 168 (5.96%) WebSphere
6 97 (3.44%) Node.js
7 81 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
8 69 (2.45%) Apache Pig
9 67 (2.38%) Apache Spark
10 66 (2.34%) SharePoint
11 56 (1.99%) SAS
12 51 (1.81%) IIS
13 44 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
14 38 (1.35%) Apache Solr
15 37 (1.31%) CMS
16 35 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 21 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 20 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
19 19 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
20 18 (0.64%) Drupal
Applications
1 228 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 86 (3.05%) MS Office
3 53 (1.88%) SPSS
4 32 (1.13%) PowerPivot
5 17 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.57%) MS Project
7 12 (0.43%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.28%) FastStats
9 1 (0.035%) GIMP
9 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 106 (3.76%) Oracle EBS
2 58 (2.06%) Oracle Applications
3 42 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 36 (1.28%) Oracle 11i
5 19 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 15 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
8 13 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
9 11 (0.39%) ION MarketView
10 10 (0.35%) SAP ERP
11 9 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
11 9 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
12 8 (0.28%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
12 8 (0.28%) Unica
13 5 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 4 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
14 4 (0.14%) RiskWrite
14 4 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
14 4 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
15 3 (0.11%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 163 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (2.48%) SaaS
3 42 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
4 40 (1.42%) Amazon EMR
5 36 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (0.82%) IBM PureFlex
8 17 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.43%) PaaS
10 9 (0.32%) Google App Engine
10 9 (0.32%) IaaS
11 6 (0.21%) Google Compute Engine
12 5 (0.18%) Office 365
12 5 (0.18%) Amazon CloudSearch
13 3 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.11%) GitHub
14 2 (0.071%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.071%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.071%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.035%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 137 (4.86%) Internet
2 118 (4.18%) TCP/IP
3 61 (2.16%) SAN
4 50 (1.77%) HTTP
5 46 (1.63%) WAN
6 43 (1.52%) SSL
7 42 (1.49%) LAN
8 41 (1.45%) DNS
9 22 (0.78%) DHCP
10 21 (0.74%) Firewall
11 15 (0.53%) CTI
12 13 (0.46%) Intranet
12 13 (0.46%) SMTP
12 13 (0.46%) Multicast
13 11 (0.39%) Extranet
14 9 (0.32%) SNMP
14 9 (0.32%) NAS
14 9 (0.32%) SMS
14 9 (0.32%) ATM
15 8 (0.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2820 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1099 (38.97%) SQL Server
3 663 (23.51%) Oracle Database
4 446 (15.82%) MySQL
5 374 (13.26%) Data Warehouse
6 339 (12.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 325 (11.52%) NoSQL
8 246 (8.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 246 (8.72%) Big Data
9 244 (8.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 183 (6.49%) DB2
11 181 (6.42%) Hadoop
12 180 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 169 (5.99%) MongoDB
14 158 (5.60%) Oracle Database 12c
15 152 (5.39%) Oracle Database 10g
16 120 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
17 113 (4.01%) Apache Hive
18 112 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
19 95 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 227 (8.05%) Git (software)
2 224 (7.94%) Maven
3 169 (5.99%) JUnit
4 159 (5.64%) Jenkins
5 153 (5.43%) Subversion
6 123 (4.36%) Ant
7 96 (3.40%) Eclipse
8 90 (3.19%) Oracle Forms
9 78 (2.77%) Talend Open Studio
10 69 (2.45%) Cucumber
11 60 (2.13%) Visual Studio
12 57 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
13 56 (1.99%) JIRA
14 45 (1.60%) Hudson
15 40 (1.42%) Selenium
16 34 (1.21%) Mockito
17 33 (1.17%) ERwin
18 29 (1.03%) ClearCase
19 27 (0.96%) Mercurial
20 22 (0.78%) ProC
General
1 925 (32.80%) Finance
2 317 (11.24%) Banking
3 192 (6.81%) Retail
4 136 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 102 (3.62%) Marketing
6 98 (3.48%) Front Office
7 75 (2.66%) Legal
8 60 (2.13%) Back Office
9 59 (2.09%) Financial Institution
9 59 (2.09%) Investment Banking
10 47 (1.67%) Retail Banking
11 34 (1.21%) Military
12 32 (1.13%) Publishing
13 28 (0.99%) Games
14 24 (0.85%) Advertising
15 23 (0.82%) Manufacturing
16 21 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
17 20 (0.71%) Electronics
18 19 (0.67%) Private Banking
19 18 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 1141 (40.46%) Developer
2 411 (14.57%) DBA
3 371 (13.16%) Java Developer
4 298 (10.57%) Senior Developer
5 294 (10.43%) Architect
6 229 (8.12%) Oracle DBA
7 221 (7.84%) Analyst
8 202 (7.16%) Administrator
9 161 (5.71%) Software Engineer
10 137 (4.86%) Consultant
11 125 (4.43%) C# Developer
12 124 (4.40%) SQL DBA
13 115 (4.08%) Data Architect
14 109 (3.87%) Senior Java Developer
15 103 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 103 (3.65%) Software Developer
16 93 (3.30%) C# .NET Developer
17 87 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
18 84 (2.98%) Oracle Developer
19 79 (2.80%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 524 (18.58%) HTML
2 510 (18.09%) XML
3 426 (15.11%) Web Services
4 423 (15.00%) Spring
5 421 (14.93%) .NET
6 404 (14.33%) CSS
7 292 (10.35%) Hibernate
8 266 (9.43%) J2EE
9 241 (8.55%) jQuery
10 227 (8.05%) Middleware
11 202 (7.16%) SOAP
12 194 (6.88%) Java EE
13 188 (6.67%) JMS
14 173 (6.13%) Servlets
15 160 (5.67%) JSP
16 158 (5.60%) JSON
17 144 (5.11%) ASP.NET
18 139 (4.93%) REST
19 133 (4.72%) RESTful
20 105 (3.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 375 (13.30%) Analytical Skills
2 362 (12.84%) Computer Science
3 140 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
4 115 (4.08%) Replication
4 115 (4.08%) Clustering
5 112 (3.97%) Data Structures
6 99 (3.51%) Algorithms
7 98 (3.48%) Visualisation
8 91 (3.23%) Data Integration
8 91 (3.23%) Hedge funds
9 75 (2.66%) Data Centre
10 72 (2.55%) Management Information System
11 71 (2.52%) Mathematics
12 62 (2.20%) N-Tier
13 59 (2.09%) Client/Server
13 59 (2.09%) Equities
14 55 (1.95%) Fixed Income
14 55 (1.95%) Derivative
15 45 (1.60%) User Experience
16 38 (1.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 873 (30.96%) Linux
2 622 (22.06%) UNIX
3 504 (17.87%) Windows
4 125 (4.43%) Solaris
5 122 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 76 (2.70%) AIX
7 55 (1.95%) HPUX
8 54 (1.91%) Android
9 45 (1.60%) Apple iOS
10 35 (1.24%) Debian
11 27 (0.96%) zOS
11 27 (0.96%) SUSE
12 26 (0.92%) Mac OS X
13 23 (0.82%) OS/400
13 23 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
14 22 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (0.71%) CentOS
16 18 (0.64%) Windows 7
17 14 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 755 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
2 434 (15.39%) Business Intelligence
3 413 (14.65%) OO
4 395 (14.01%) Software Engineering
5 388 (13.76%) TDD
6 374 (13.26%) ETL
7 305 (10.82%) Performance Tuning
8 302 (10.71%) Scrum
9 288 (10.21%) Analytics
10 266 (9.43%) SDLC
11 219 (7.77%) SOA
12 218 (7.73%) Open Source
13 212 (7.52%) Data Modelling
14 208 (7.38%) Mentoring
15 203 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
16 197 (6.99%) E-Commerce
17 179 (6.35%) MVC
18 170 (6.03%) ITIL
18 170 (6.03%) Project Management
19 160 (5.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1623 (57.55%) SQL
2 1172 (41.56%) Java
3 544 (19.29%) JavaScript
4 390 (13.83%) C#
5 383 (13.58%) PL/SQL
6 365 (12.94%) Perl
7 335 (11.88%) Python
8 252 (8.94%) C++
9 246 (8.72%) T-SQL
10 239 (8.48%) Shell Script
11 220 (7.80%) C
12 172 (6.10%) PHP
13 138 (4.89%) Scala
14 136 (4.82%) Bash Shell
15 135 (4.79%) Ruby
16 69 (2.45%) PowerShell
17 64 (2.27%) VB
18 55 (1.95%) Groovy
19 50 (1.77%) R
20 47 (1.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 596 (21.13%) Degree
2 115 (4.08%) Oracle Certification
3 91 (3.23%) OCP
4 77 (2.73%) Security Cleared
5 68 (2.41%) SC Cleared
6 60 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (1.24%) DV Cleared
8 20 (0.71%) MCDBA
9 16 (0.57%) OCA
9 16 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.46%) PMP
10 13 (0.46%) PMI Certification
10 13 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (0.43%) MCP
12 11 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 10 (0.35%) MCSD
13 10 (0.35%) MCITP
14 8 (0.28%) MCSE
14 8 (0.28%) CCNA
15 7 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (4.82%) QA
2 50 (1.77%) SLA
3 23 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.35%) HL7
6 6 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.071%) WAI
7 2 (0.071%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.035%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.035%) MiFID
8 1 (0.035%) EMIR
8 1 (0.035%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.035%) AIFMD
System Software
1 175 (6.21%) Oracle RAC
2 115 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 40 (1.42%) Active Directory
5 37 (1.31%) Apache Flume
6 35 (1.24%) VMware ESX
7 25 (0.89%) Oracle Clusterware
8 23 (0.82%) KVM
9 19 (0.67%) HDFS
10 12 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (0.25%) Xen
11 7 (0.25%) Docker
12 5 (0.18%) vSphere
13 3 (0.11%) XenApp
14 2 (0.071%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.071%) Firmware
14 2 (0.071%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.071%) Varnish
14 2 (0.071%) NFS
14 2 (0.071%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 221 (7.84%) Oracle RMAN
2 189 (6.70%) Data Guard
3 95 (3.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 70 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
5 50 (1.77%) Puppet
6 35 (1.24%) Tivoli
7 20 (0.71%) Nagios
8 8 (0.28%) Cacti
8 8 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.25%) Control-M
9 7 (0.25%) OPNET
9 7 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (0.25%) Oozie
10 6 (0.21%) Oracle Flashback
10 6 (0.21%) Hyperic
10 6 (0.21%) logstash
11 5 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
11 5 (0.18%) SCCM
11 5 (0.18%) Oracle Statspack
11 5 (0.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1451 (51.45%) Oracle
2 448 (15.89%) Microsoft
3 203 (7.20%) Sybase
4 155 (5.50%) VMware
5 140 (4.96%) IBM
6 115 (4.08%) Red Hat
7 99 (3.51%) Informatica
8 92 (3.26%) SAP
9 78 (2.77%) Talend
10 72 (2.55%) Cognos
11 64 (2.27%) Tableau
12 62 (2.20%) HP
13 58 (2.06%) Netezza
14 57 (2.02%) Teradata
15 46 (1.63%) NetApp
16 45 (1.60%) Vertica
17 43 (1.52%) Google
17 43 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
18 40 (1.42%) Cisco
19 39 (1.38%) EMC
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits, great projects!
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 & comprehensive bonus/benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus on call, bonus and bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000.00 per annum + Pension, Holidays
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