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 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 240 191 204
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +13
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 1361 1813 1580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.23% 1.53% 1.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.97% 4.85% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1374 1273
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%

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
34321 37358 35295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.94% 31.46% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 29037 31710 30501
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 27 April 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 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
England -49 1214 £50,000 +5.26% 147
London -20 617 £57,500 +4.54% 77
South East +7 253 £47,500 +5.55% 23
City of London +23 130 £60,000 +9.09% 23
Scotland 0 112 £45,000 +5.88% 10
West Midlands +17 89 £40,750 +1.87% 19
Berkshire -2 75 £54,250 +20.55% 5
Glasgow -10 71 £44,250 +4.11% 6
Surrey +9 68 £46,250 - 10
North West -22 58 £37,500 - 11
East of England -58 58 £42,500 +6.25% 5
South West -81 57 £44,000 +10.00% 7
Yorkshire -56 56 £38,750 +3.33% 3
Hampshire +18 49 £41,750 +4.37% 3
Birmingham +14 49 £35,000 -6.66% 8
West Yorkshire -55 45 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Manchester -1 44 £37,500 - 4
Buckinghamshire +12 28 £41,000 +15.49% 2
Leeds -44 28 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Milton Keynes +8 27 £41,000 +15.49% 2
Edinburgh +4 23 £40,000 -8.30% 3
East Midlands +8 22 £55,000 +46.66%
Maidenhead +11 21 £65,000 +46.06% 1
Essex -5 21 £34,000 -22.28%
Guildford +3 19 £65,000 +26.82% 1
Stockport +16 18 £34,500 -1.42% 1
Gloucestershire -5 18 £50,000 +35.13%
Cambridgeshire -6 18 £47,500 +12.16% 2
Hertfordshire -40 18 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Northamptonshire +8 16 £55,000 +37.50%

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 2767 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1602 (57.90%) SQL
3 1286 (46.48%) Oracle
4 1175 (42.46%) Java
5 1102 (39.83%) SQL Server
6 811 (29.31%) Finance
7 760 (27.47%) Linux
8 733 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
9 670 (24.21%) JavaScript
10 633 (22.88%) HTML
11 609 (22.01%) XML
12 559 (20.20%) UNIX
13 533 (19.26%) .NET
14 526 (19.01%) Degree
15 497 (17.96%) Spring
16 488 (17.64%) OO
17 473 (17.09%) Web Services
18 471 (17.02%) Microsoft
19 469 (16.95%) CSS
20 466 (16.84%) Windows
21 460 (16.62%) MySQL
22 458 (16.55%) C#
23 441 (15.94%) Software Engineering
24 440 (15.90%) Oracle Database
25 399 (14.42%) Business Intelligence
26 397 (14.35%) TDD
27 345 (12.47%) jQuery
28 329 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
29 319 (11.53%) ETL
30 313 (11.31%) Scrum

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 259 (9.36%) Tomcat
2 205 (7.41%) JBoss
3 181 (6.54%) WebLogic
4 179 (6.47%) Apache
5 165 (5.96%) WebSphere
6 91 (3.29%) CMS
7 79 (2.86%) Node.js
8 74 (2.67%) SharePoint
9 59 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
10 45 (1.63%) SAS
11 43 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
12 42 (1.52%) Apache Pig
13 41 (1.48%) Drupal
14 33 (1.19%) IIS
15 30 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 29 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
17 28 (1.01%) OpenStack
18 27 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
19 26 (0.94%) Apache Solr
19 26 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 307 (11.10%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.48%) MS Office
3 21 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.69%) SPSS
5 18 (0.65%) PowerPivot
6 9 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.29%) MS Project
8 6 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.18%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (0.11%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 69 (2.49%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
3 34 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
4 29 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
5 18 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
7 13 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
8 10 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.25%) ION MarketView
9 7 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (0.22%) Oracle Utilities
11 5 (0.18%) Agresso
12 4 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.14%) RMDS
13 3 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
13 3 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
13 3 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
14 2 (0.072%) Workday HCM
14 2 (0.072%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 142 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (0.90%) SaaS
4 23 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.61%) PaaS
7 16 (0.58%) Amazon S3
8 15 (0.54%) IaaS
9 14 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
10 13 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (0.36%) Heroku
12 10 (0.36%) Engine Yard
13 8 (0.29%) Google App Engine
14 6 (0.22%) GitHub
15 5 (0.18%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (0.14%) Route 53
17 3 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 126 (4.55%) Internet
2 102 (3.69%) TCP/IP
3 81 (2.93%) HTTP
4 76 (2.75%) SSL
5 56 (2.02%) SAN
6 37 (1.34%) DNS
7 33 (1.19%) Firewall
8 30 (1.08%) SSH
9 27 (0.98%) WAN
10 26 (0.94%) LAN
11 18 (0.65%) SMTP
12 17 (0.61%) Broadband
12 17 (0.61%) NAS
13 15 (0.54%) VLAN
14 14 (0.51%) LDAP
15 9 (0.33%) FTP
16 8 (0.29%) SNMP
16 8 (0.29%) DHCP
17 7 (0.25%) ATM
17 7 (0.25%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2767 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1102 (39.83%) SQL Server
3 460 (16.62%) MySQL
4 440 (15.90%) Oracle Database
5 292 (10.55%) NoSQL
6 280 (10.12%) Data Warehouse
7 248 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 247 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 174 (6.29%) Big Data
9 174 (6.29%) MongoDB
10 173 (6.25%) DB2
11 163 (5.89%) SQL Server 2008
12 155 (5.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 151 (5.46%) Oracle Database 11g
14 118 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
15 116 (4.19%) Hadoop
16 102 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
17 91 (3.29%) Oracle Database 10g
18 87 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
19 84 (3.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 293 (10.59%) Git (software)
2 254 (9.18%) Maven
3 224 (8.10%) Subversion
4 189 (6.83%) Jenkins
5 169 (6.11%) JUnit
6 151 (5.46%) Eclipse
7 110 (3.98%) Ant
8 79 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
9 65 (2.35%) Visual Studio
9 65 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 61 (2.20%) Talend Open Studio
11 57 (2.06%) JIRA
12 55 (1.99%) Cucumber
13 49 (1.77%) Hudson
14 48 (1.73%) Mercurial
15 44 (1.59%) Mockito
16 30 (1.08%) NetBeans
17 27 (0.98%) JMeter
18 24 (0.87%) Log4j
19 22 (0.80%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 811 (29.31%) Finance
2 281 (10.16%) Banking
3 177 (6.40%) Retail
4 151 (5.46%) Marketing
5 104 (3.76%) Telecoms
6 75 (2.71%) Front Office
7 58 (2.10%) Investment Banking
8 50 (1.81%) Legal
9 44 (1.59%) Advertising
10 43 (1.55%) Retail Banking
11 39 (1.41%) Back Office
12 36 (1.30%) Publishing
13 34 (1.23%) Financial Institution
14 32 (1.16%) Games
15 23 (0.83%) Billing
16 21 (0.76%) Automotive
17 19 (0.69%) Manufacturing
18 18 (0.65%) Military
19 15 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
19 15 (0.54%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1256 (45.39%) Developer
2 468 (16.91%) Java Developer
3 329 (11.89%) DBA
4 274 (9.90%) Architect
5 242 (8.75%) Analyst
6 202 (7.30%) Senior Developer
7 180 (6.51%) Software Engineer
8 160 (5.78%) Consultant
9 153 (5.53%) Administrator
10 141 (5.10%) C# Developer
11 135 (4.88%) SQL DBA
12 119 (4.30%) Software Developer
13 118 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
14 112 (4.05%) .NET Developer
15 106 (3.83%) SQL Server DBA
16 95 (3.43%) C# .NET Developer
17 91 (3.29%) Senior Java Developer
18 90 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
19 83 (3.00%) Programmer
20 72 (2.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 633 (22.88%) HTML
2 609 (22.01%) XML
3 533 (19.26%) .NET
4 497 (17.96%) Spring
5 473 (17.09%) Web Services
6 469 (16.95%) CSS
7 345 (12.47%) jQuery
8 301 (10.88%) Hibernate
9 266 (9.61%) J2EE
10 235 (8.49%) ASP.NET
11 222 (8.02%) Ajax
12 217 (7.84%) SOAP
13 204 (7.37%) Java EE
14 200 (7.23%) Middleware
15 179 (6.47%) JSON
16 168 (6.07%) JMS
17 162 (5.85%) RESTful
18 158 (5.71%) Servlets
19 145 (5.24%) JSP
20 141 (5.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 329 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
2 207 (7.48%) Computer Science
3 173 (6.25%) Open Source
4 156 (5.64%) Enterprise Software
5 109 (3.94%) Clustering
6 82 (2.96%) Management Information System
7 79 (2.86%) Client/Server
8 73 (2.64%) Data Integration
9 72 (2.60%) Replication
10 69 (2.49%) N-Tier
11 65 (2.35%) Data Structures
12 61 (2.20%) Mathematics
13 58 (2.10%) Visualisation
14 56 (2.02%) Hedge funds
15 53 (1.92%) Equities
16 49 (1.77%) User Experience
17 45 (1.63%) Mobile App
18 40 (1.45%) Fixed Income
18 40 (1.45%) Derivative
19 36 (1.30%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 760 (27.47%) Linux
2 559 (20.20%) UNIX
3 466 (16.84%) Windows
4 140 (5.06%) Solaris
5 104 (3.76%) Android
6 100 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 73 (2.64%) HPUX
8 67 (2.42%) Apple iOS
9 63 (2.28%) AIX
10 33 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (1.16%) zOS
11 32 (1.16%) SUSE
12 29 (1.05%) OS/400
13 22 (0.80%) CentOS
14 20 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (0.54%) Debian
17 14 (0.51%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.33%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 733 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
2 488 (17.64%) OO
3 441 (15.94%) Software Engineering
4 399 (14.42%) Business Intelligence
5 397 (14.35%) TDD
6 319 (11.53%) ETL
7 313 (11.31%) Scrum
8 291 (10.52%) SOA
9 281 (10.16%) MVC
10 236 (8.53%) Data Modelling
11 224 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
12 223 (8.06%) Analytics
13 193 (6.98%) Multithreading
14 178 (6.43%) Mentoring
15 175 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
16 168 (6.07%) E-Commerce
17 141 (5.10%) Unit Testing
18 140 (5.06%) OOP
19 135 (4.88%) OOD
20 133 (4.81%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1602 (57.90%) SQL
2 1175 (42.46%) Java
3 670 (24.21%) JavaScript
4 458 (16.55%) C#
5 311 (11.24%) PL/SQL
6 280 (10.12%) T-SQL
7 247 (8.93%) Perl
8 232 (8.38%) Python
9 191 (6.90%) C++
10 166 (6.00%) Shell Script
11 164 (5.93%) PHP
12 135 (4.88%) Ruby
13 130 (4.70%) C
14 108 (3.90%) Bash Shell
15 102 (3.69%) VB.NET
16 74 (2.67%) Scala
17 62 (2.24%) VBA
18 60 (2.17%) VB
19 55 (1.99%) PowerShell
20 46 (1.66%) Korn
Qualifications
1 526 (19.01%) Degree
2 79 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 62 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 44 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (1.55%) Oracle Certification
6 35 (1.26%) OCP
7 25 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 18 (0.65%) MCSD
9 14 (0.51%) MCP
9 14 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.36%) Sun Certification
10 10 (0.36%) MCITP
11 9 (0.33%) CISSP
12 8 (0.29%) HND
12 8 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (0.25%) PMP
13 7 (0.25%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.18%) MCTS
15 4 (0.14%) Postgraduate
15 4 (0.14%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (4.26%) QA
2 39 (1.41%) SLA
3 18 (0.65%) WAI
4 12 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.11%) Basel III
7 2 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.072%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.072%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.072%) COREP
7 2 (0.072%) FINREP
8 1 (0.036%) HL7
System Software
1 103 (3.72%) Oracle RAC
2 95 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (1.84%) Hyper-V
4 40 (1.45%) Active Directory
5 29 (1.05%) KVM
6 24 (0.87%) VMware ESX
7 21 (0.76%) Apache Flume
8 17 (0.61%) HDFS
9 11 (0.40%) vSphere
10 8 (0.29%) NFS
11 7 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (0.25%) Docker
12 6 (0.22%) Oracle Clusterware
13 5 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.18%) Firmware
14 4 (0.14%) OCFS2
15 3 (0.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
16 2 (0.072%) Varnish
16 2 (0.072%) Platform Symphony
16 2 (0.072%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 92 (3.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 87 (3.14%) Data Guard
3 56 (2.02%) Puppet
4 54 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 34 (1.23%) Tivoli
7 25 (0.90%) Nagios
8 10 (0.36%) NetBackup
8 10 (0.36%) Cobbler
8 10 (0.36%) Oozie
8 10 (0.36%) collectd
9 9 (0.33%) Ansible
10 8 (0.29%) Hyperic
10 8 (0.29%) Cacti
11 5 (0.18%) Zenoss
11 5 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.18%) SCOM
11 5 (0.18%) Oracle Flashback
11 5 (0.18%) Ionix
12 4 (0.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 1286 (46.48%) Oracle
2 471 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 184 (6.65%) Sybase
4 146 (5.28%) IBM
5 139 (5.02%) Red Hat
6 138 (4.99%) VMware
7 124 (4.48%) SAP
8 103 (3.72%) Business Objects
9 79 (2.86%) HP
10 61 (2.20%) Talend
11 58 (2.10%) Cognos
12 56 (2.02%) Informatica
13 47 (1.70%) Tableau
14 46 (1.66%) NetApp
15 43 (1.55%) EMC
16 36 (1.30%) Google
17 35 (1.26%) Sitecore
18 34 (1.23%) hybris
18 34 (1.23%) Cisco
19 32 (1.16%) Netezza
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