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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 230 200 209
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +9
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 1443 1774 1515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 1.51% 1.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.24% 4.87% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1152 1318 1226
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%

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
34060 36447 34228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.06% 31.09% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 28708 31142 29506
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 29 July 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 29 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
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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 -37 1260 £52,500 +7.14% 153
London -2 666 £60,000 +9.09% 67
South East -51 199 £47,500 +5.55% 22
City of London +60 188 £60,000 +9.09% 23
Scotland +19 162 £45,000 +5.88% 14
South West -60 98 £45,000 +20.80% 22
Glasgow +3 84 £51,500 +14.44% 7
West Midlands -1 82 £45,000 +22.44% 3
Surrey +8 74 £47,500 -9.52% 5
East of England -53 66 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Edinburgh +30 60 £40,000 +3.22% 7
North West +9 58 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Berkshire -18 52 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Yorkshire -63 52 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Bristol -22 43 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Manchester +15 35 £34,500 -18.82% 6
Birmingham +8 33 £42,500 -18.26%
West Yorkshire -66 32 £62,500 +58.22% 7
Hertfordshire -4 29 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Reading +15 26 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 26 £40,375 +15.35% 2
Hampshire -25 25 £56,250 +80.00% 4
Leeds -66 24 £62,500 +56.25% 4
Gloucestershire 0 21 £45,000 +30.43%
Watford +5 19 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes 0 19 £40,250 -5.29% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 18 £44,000 -2.22% 1
East Midlands -29 16 £40,000 -9.09% 4
Stockport +22 14 £34,500 - 3
Cambridge +16 14 £44,000 -2.22% 1

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2814 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1644 (58.42%) SQL
3 1446 (51.39%) Oracle
4 1174 (41.72%) Java
5 1094 (38.88%) SQL Server
6 917 (32.59%) Finance
7 894 (31.77%) Linux
8 770 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
9 616 (21.89%) JavaScript
10 605 (21.50%) Oracle Database
11 604 (21.46%) UNIX
12 593 (21.07%) HTML
13 570 (20.26%) Degree
14 534 (18.98%) XML
15 510 (18.12%) Windows
16 484 (17.20%) .NET
17 460 (16.35%) MySQL
18 449 (15.96%) CSS
19 448 (15.92%) Web Services
19 448 (15.92%) Spring
20 438 (15.57%) Software Engineering
21 435 (15.46%) TDD
21 435 (15.46%) Microsoft
22 427 (15.17%) C#
23 419 (14.89%) OO
24 411 (14.61%) Business Intelligence
25 399 (14.18%) PL/SQL
26 364 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
27 356 (12.65%) Perl
28 344 (12.22%) NoSQL

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 232 (8.24%) WebLogic
2 222 (7.89%) JBoss
3 221 (7.85%) Tomcat
4 195 (6.93%) Apache
5 181 (6.43%) WebSphere
6 109 (3.87%) Node.js
7 77 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
8 62 (2.20%) SharePoint
9 59 (2.10%) SAS
10 57 (2.03%) CMS
11 55 (1.95%) Apache Pig
12 53 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
13 42 (1.49%) IIS
14 41 (1.46%) Apache Solr
15 40 (1.42%) Apache Spark
16 30 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 29 (1.03%) OpenStack
18 27 (0.96%) Drupal
19 24 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 24 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 272 (9.67%) MS Excel
2 81 (2.88%) MS Office
3 40 (1.42%) SPSS
4 17 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.50%) PowerPivot
6 13 (0.46%) MS Project
7 8 (0.28%) FastStats
8 4 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.071%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.036%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 102 (3.62%) Oracle EBS
2 48 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
3 35 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 29 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
5 21 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
6 17 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
6 17 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
8 11 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 10 (0.36%) ION MarketView
10 9 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
10 9 (0.32%) Oracle Utilities
11 8 (0.28%) Unica
12 7 (0.25%) SAP ERP
13 4 (0.14%) RiskWrite
13 4 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
13 4 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
13 4 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 4 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
13 4 (0.14%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 166 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (2.13%) SaaS
3 43 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
4 40 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
5 37 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 37 (1.31%) Amazon EMR
6 23 (0.82%) IBM PureFlex
7 15 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (0.46%) IaaS
8 13 (0.46%) PaaS
9 10 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.28%) Google App Engine
10 8 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.25%) Heroku
11 7 (0.25%) Engine Yard
12 5 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
12 5 (0.18%) Amazon CloudSearch
13 2 (0.071%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.071%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.071%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 139 (4.94%) Internet
2 133 (4.73%) TCP/IP
3 65 (2.31%) SSL
4 60 (2.13%) HTTP
5 57 (2.03%) SAN
6 40 (1.42%) WAN
7 38 (1.35%) DNS
8 36 (1.28%) LAN
9 18 (0.64%) Firewall
10 15 (0.53%) SMTP
10 15 (0.53%) DHCP
11 13 (0.46%) SSH
11 13 (0.46%) CTI
12 11 (0.39%) Intranet
12 11 (0.39%) Extranet
12 11 (0.39%) ATM
13 10 (0.36%) Multicast
14 9 (0.32%) SMS
15 8 (0.28%) Broadband
15 8 (0.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2814 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1094 (38.88%) SQL Server
3 605 (21.50%) Oracle Database
4 460 (16.35%) MySQL
5 344 (12.22%) NoSQL
6 322 (11.44%) Data Warehouse
7 291 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 244 (8.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 231 (8.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 231 (8.21%) Big Data
10 204 (7.25%) MongoDB
11 194 (6.89%) DB2
12 178 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 166 (5.90%) Hadoop
14 145 (5.15%) Oracle Database 10g
15 137 (4.87%) Oracle Database 12c
16 115 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
17 111 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
18 93 (3.30%) Apache Hive
19 87 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 249 (8.85%) Git (software)
2 216 (7.68%) Maven
3 159 (5.65%) Jenkins
4 157 (5.58%) JUnit
5 152 (5.40%) Subversion
6 111 (3.94%) Ant
7 99 (3.52%) Eclipse
8 90 (3.20%) Oracle Forms
9 79 (2.81%) Talend Open Studio
10 70 (2.49%) Cucumber
11 63 (2.24%) Visual Studio
12 57 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
13 54 (1.92%) JIRA
14 36 (1.28%) Hudson
15 34 (1.21%) Mockito
16 33 (1.17%) Selenium
17 32 (1.14%) Mercurial
18 29 (1.03%) ClearCase
19 26 (0.92%) ProC
20 23 (0.82%) ERwin
General
1 917 (32.59%) Finance
2 336 (11.94%) Banking
3 216 (7.68%) Retail
4 134 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 96 (3.41%) Front Office
6 91 (3.23%) Marketing
7 59 (2.10%) Retail Banking
8 58 (2.06%) Legal
9 53 (1.88%) Investment Banking
10 51 (1.81%) Back Office
11 48 (1.71%) Financial Institution
12 38 (1.35%) Publishing
13 36 (1.28%) Military
14 34 (1.21%) Advertising
15 22 (0.78%) Manufacturing
16 20 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
17 19 (0.68%) Law
17 19 (0.68%) Games
18 16 (0.57%) Billing
18 16 (0.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1145 (40.69%) Developer
2 398 (14.14%) DBA
3 380 (13.50%) Java Developer
4 277 (9.84%) Senior Developer
5 269 (9.56%) Architect
6 224 (7.96%) Analyst
7 209 (7.43%) Oracle DBA
8 199 (7.07%) Administrator
9 177 (6.29%) Software Engineer
10 138 (4.90%) SQL DBA
11 134 (4.76%) Consultant
12 122 (4.34%) C# Developer
13 115 (4.09%) Software Developer
14 104 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
15 103 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
16 100 (3.55%) SQL Server DBA
17 92 (3.27%) Data Architect
17 92 (3.27%) C# .NET Developer
18 89 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 81 (2.88%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 593 (21.07%) HTML
2 534 (18.98%) XML
3 484 (17.20%) .NET
4 449 (15.96%) CSS
5 448 (15.92%) Web Services
5 448 (15.92%) Spring
6 297 (10.55%) Hibernate
7 288 (10.23%) jQuery
8 269 (9.56%) J2EE
9 224 (7.96%) Middleware
10 217 (7.71%) SOAP
11 190 (6.75%) JMS
12 181 (6.43%) ASP.NET
13 180 (6.40%) Java EE
14 170 (6.04%) Servlets
15 160 (5.69%) JSP
16 159 (5.65%) JSON
17 137 (4.87%) RESTful
18 133 (4.73%) Ajax
19 130 (4.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 364 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 317 (11.27%) Computer Science
3 154 (5.47%) Enterprise Software
4 138 (4.90%) Clustering
5 109 (3.87%) Replication
6 97 (3.45%) Visualisation
7 82 (2.91%) Management Information System
8 74 (2.63%) Data Structures
9 73 (2.59%) Hedge funds
10 72 (2.56%) Data Integration
11 69 (2.45%) Algorithms
12 64 (2.27%) Equities
12 64 (2.27%) Mathematics
13 63 (2.24%) Fixed Income
13 63 (2.24%) Client/Server
13 63 (2.24%) Data Centre
14 59 (2.10%) N-Tier
15 47 (1.67%) User Experience
16 44 (1.56%) Mobile App
17 37 (1.31%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 894 (31.77%) Linux
2 604 (21.46%) UNIX
3 510 (18.12%) Windows
4 128 (4.55%) Solaris
5 124 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 85 (3.02%) Android
7 75 (2.67%) AIX
8 60 (2.13%) Apple iOS
9 51 (1.81%) HPUX
10 36 (1.28%) Debian
11 27 (0.96%) zOS
11 27 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (0.96%) SUSE
12 25 (0.89%) Mac OS X
13 23 (0.82%) OS/400
14 22 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
15 19 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (0.57%) CentOS
17 15 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 770 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
2 438 (15.57%) Software Engineering
3 435 (15.46%) TDD
4 419 (14.89%) OO
5 411 (14.61%) Business Intelligence
6 340 (12.08%) ETL
7 335 (11.90%) Scrum
8 284 (10.09%) Analytics
9 283 (10.06%) Performance Tuning
10 264 (9.38%) SOA
11 260 (9.24%) SDLC
12 211 (7.50%) Open Source
13 210 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
14 199 (7.07%) MVC
15 198 (7.04%) E-Commerce
15 198 (7.04%) Mentoring
16 187 (6.65%) Data Modelling
17 166 (5.90%) UML
18 159 (5.65%) Project Management
19 142 (5.05%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1644 (58.42%) SQL
2 1174 (41.72%) Java
3 616 (21.89%) JavaScript
4 427 (15.17%) C#
5 399 (14.18%) PL/SQL
6 356 (12.65%) Perl
7 326 (11.58%) Python
8 260 (9.24%) T-SQL
9 235 (8.35%) C++
10 228 (8.10%) Shell Script
11 222 (7.89%) C
12 168 (5.97%) PHP
13 167 (5.93%) Ruby
14 130 (4.62%) Bash Shell
15 123 (4.37%) Scala
16 75 (2.67%) PowerShell
17 74 (2.63%) VB
18 69 (2.45%) VB.NET
19 56 (1.99%) Groovy
20 55 (1.95%) Korn
Qualifications
1 570 (20.26%) Degree
2 93 (3.30%) Oracle Certification
3 70 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 68 (2.42%) OCP
5 60 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 52 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 40 (1.42%) DV Cleared
8 19 (0.68%) MCDBA
9 16 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (0.50%) PMP
10 14 (0.50%) PMI Certification
10 14 (0.50%) MCP
10 14 (0.50%) OCA
11 13 (0.46%) MCSD
12 11 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (0.28%) HND
14 7 (0.25%) MCITP
15 6 (0.21%) PhD
15 6 (0.21%) MCSE
16 5 (0.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (5.05%) QA
2 50 (1.78%) SLA
3 22 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.21%) HL7
7 5 (0.18%) WAI
8 2 (0.071%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.036%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.036%) MiFID
9 1 (0.036%) AIFMD
System Software
1 160 (5.69%) Oracle RAC
2 116 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (2.03%) Hyper-V
4 39 (1.39%) VMware ESX
5 37 (1.31%) Apache Flume
6 31 (1.10%) Active Directory
7 25 (0.89%) Oracle Clusterware
8 23 (0.82%) KVM
9 13 (0.46%) HDFS
10 8 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (0.25%) Xen
12 6 (0.21%) Docker
13 3 (0.11%) Varnish
13 3 (0.11%) XenApp
14 2 (0.071%) Firmware
14 2 (0.071%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.071%) Platform Symphony
14 2 (0.071%) NFS
15 1 (0.036%) GridGain
15 1 (0.036%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 202 (7.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 179 (6.36%) Data Guard
3 83 (2.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 73 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
5 52 (1.85%) Puppet
6 34 (1.21%) Tivoli
7 19 (0.68%) Nagios
8 8 (0.28%) Hyperic
9 7 (0.25%) collectd
9 7 (0.25%) Cobbler
9 7 (0.25%) Oozie
9 7 (0.25%) Control-M
9 7 (0.25%) OPNET
10 6 (0.21%) logstash
10 6 (0.21%) Oracle Flashback
10 6 (0.21%) Oracle ZFS
11 5 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.18%) Oracle Statspack
11 5 (0.18%) Ansible
11 5 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1446 (51.39%) Oracle
2 435 (15.46%) Microsoft
3 185 (6.57%) Sybase
4 158 (5.61%) VMware
5 135 (4.80%) Red Hat
6 134 (4.76%) IBM
7 100 (3.55%) SAP
8 87 (3.09%) Informatica
9 79 (2.81%) Talend
10 71 (2.52%) Cognos
11 60 (2.13%) HP
12 55 (1.95%) Netezza
13 51 (1.81%) MicroStrategy
13 51 (1.81%) NetApp
14 50 (1.78%) Teradata
15 45 (1.60%) Google
15 45 (1.60%) Vertica
16 44 (1.56%) EMC
17 40 (1.42%) Tableau
18 35 (1.24%) TIBCO
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