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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 234 199 215
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +16
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 1351 1790 1477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.25% 1.48% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.97% 4.69% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1073 1368 1230
Average salary £52,500 £45,750 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% +3.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
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
34022 38206 34398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.48% 31.51% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 28727 32853 29816
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 £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -28 1196 £52,500 +13.51% 156
London +7 636 £60,000 +9.09% 77
South East -5 246 £45,000 - 28
City of London +53 144 £60,000 +4.34% 23
Scotland 0 118 £45,000 +0.55% 17
West Midlands +42 91 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Berkshire -3 77 £52,500 +16.66% 8
Surrey +26 69 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Glasgow -7 67 £51,500 +10.75% 5
South West -75 57 £44,000 +17.33% 12
North West -19 53 £37,500 - 11
Birmingham +22 50 £35,000 -12.50% 2
East of England -67 46 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Manchester -1 43 £36,000 -4.00% 9
Hampshire +18 39 £40,000 - 5
Yorkshire -80 38 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Edinburgh +12 34 £40,000 -8.30% 9
Buckinghamshire +5 32 £41,000 +2.50% 5
Milton Keynes -4 28 £40,500 +1.25% 2
Maidenhead +12 22 £60,000 +23.07%
Stockport +20 21 £34,500 -1.42% 6
Gloucestershire +9 21 £45,000 +21.62% 2
West Yorkshire -66 21 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Essex -14 20 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Midlands +3 18 £55,000 +53.84% 3
Cambridgeshire -2 16 £44,000 +0.57% 1
Leeds -52 16 £40,000 - 1
Bristol -35 15 £40,000 -8.57% 5
Winchester -9 14 £37,500 +47.05%
South Yorkshire -17 14 £36,750 -2.00%

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2722 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1589 (58.38%) SQL
3 1300 (47.76%) Oracle
4 1144 (42.03%) Java
5 1081 (39.71%) SQL Server
6 824 (30.27%) Finance
7 801 (29.43%) Linux
8 706 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
9 623 (22.89%) JavaScript
10 610 (22.41%) HTML
11 553 (20.32%) XML
12 542 (19.91%) UNIX
13 521 (19.14%) Degree
14 510 (18.74%) Windows
15 500 (18.37%) .NET
16 480 (17.63%) Oracle Database
17 466 (17.12%) Spring
18 465 (17.08%) Web Services
19 461 (16.94%) Microsoft
20 446 (16.39%) C#
21 441 (16.20%) OO
22 437 (16.05%) CSS
23 435 (15.98%) MySQL
23 435 (15.98%) Software Engineering
24 411 (15.10%) Business Intelligence
25 402 (14.77%) TDD
26 364 (13.37%) PL/SQL
27 336 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
28 323 (11.87%) ETL
29 309 (11.35%) jQuery

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 242 (8.89%) Tomcat
2 227 (8.34%) JBoss
3 190 (6.98%) WebLogic
4 182 (6.69%) Apache
5 165 (6.06%) WebSphere
6 87 (3.20%) Node.js
7 77 (2.83%) CMS
8 68 (2.50%) SharePoint
9 59 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
10 57 (2.09%) WebSphere Application Server
11 54 (1.98%) SAS
12 45 (1.65%) Apache Pig
13 34 (1.25%) OpenStack
14 31 (1.14%) Drupal
14 31 (1.14%) Apache Solr
15 29 (1.07%) IIS
16 27 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 25 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
18 24 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
18 24 (0.88%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 298 (10.95%) MS Excel
2 50 (1.84%) MS Office
3 25 (0.92%) SPSS
4 23 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.62%) PowerPivot
6 12 (0.44%) MS Project
7 9 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.22%) FastStats
10 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.037%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 78 (2.87%) Oracle EBS
2 53 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
3 30 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
4 26 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
5 24 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
6 19 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
7 8 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.22%) Oracle Utilities
8 6 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.18%) Unica
9 5 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
10 4 (0.15%) RMDS
10 4 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.11%) Agresso
11 3 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 2 (0.073%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 161 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (1.25%) SaaS
2 34 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
3 32 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
6 17 (0.62%) IaaS
6 17 (0.62%) PaaS
7 15 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (0.48%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.37%) Heroku
9 10 (0.37%) Engine Yard
9 10 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (0.33%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.15%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 4 (0.15%) GitHub
11 4 (0.15%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.073%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.073%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.073%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 128 (4.70%) Internet
2 108 (3.97%) TCP/IP
3 77 (2.83%) SSL
4 68 (2.50%) HTTP
5 49 (1.80%) SAN
6 34 (1.25%) DNS
7 28 (1.03%) Firewall
8 23 (0.84%) WAN
9 22 (0.81%) LAN
10 20 (0.73%) SSH
11 18 (0.66%) SMTP
12 15 (0.55%) Broadband
13 14 (0.51%) NAS
14 11 (0.40%) LDAP
15 10 (0.37%) VLAN
15 10 (0.37%) SNMP
16 9 (0.33%) ATM
16 9 (0.33%) Intranet
16 9 (0.33%) Extranet
17 8 (0.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2722 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1081 (39.71%) SQL Server
3 480 (17.63%) Oracle Database
4 435 (15.98%) MySQL
5 301 (11.06%) NoSQL
6 295 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
7 245 (9.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 237 (8.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 196 (7.20%) Big Data
10 186 (6.83%) DB2
11 184 (6.76%) MongoDB
12 178 (6.54%) Oracle Database 11g
13 169 (6.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 149 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
15 123 (4.52%) Hadoop
16 114 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
17 105 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
18 99 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
19 92 (3.38%) Oracle Database 12c
20 84 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 263 (9.66%) Git (software)
2 231 (8.49%) Maven
3 192 (7.05%) Subversion
4 183 (6.72%) Jenkins
5 143 (5.25%) JUnit
6 132 (4.85%) Eclipse
7 110 (4.04%) Ant
8 75 (2.76%) Oracle Forms
9 73 (2.68%) Talend Open Studio
10 68 (2.50%) Visual Studio
11 62 (2.28%) Cucumber
12 57 (2.09%) JIRA
13 53 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
14 44 (1.62%) Mercurial
15 43 (1.58%) Hudson
16 34 (1.25%) Mockito
17 27 (0.99%) JMeter
18 24 (0.88%) Selenium
19 23 (0.84%) NetBeans
20 22 (0.81%) ERwin
General
1 824 (30.27%) Finance
2 287 (10.54%) Banking
3 207 (7.60%) Retail
4 125 (4.59%) Marketing
5 113 (4.15%) Telecoms
6 77 (2.83%) Front Office
7 56 (2.06%) Retail Banking
8 55 (2.02%) Legal
9 40 (1.47%) Investment Banking
10 35 (1.29%) Advertising
10 35 (1.29%) Publishing
11 32 (1.18%) Financial Institution
12 26 (0.96%) Military
13 22 (0.81%) Automotive
14 20 (0.73%) French Language
14 20 (0.73%) Games
14 20 (0.73%) Back Office
15 18 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
16 17 (0.62%) Billing
17 15 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1157 (42.51%) Developer
2 430 (15.80%) Java Developer
3 352 (12.93%) DBA
4 275 (10.10%) Architect
5 232 (8.52%) Analyst
6 219 (8.05%) Senior Developer
7 189 (6.94%) Administrator
8 177 (6.50%) Software Engineer
9 162 (5.95%) Consultant
10 145 (5.33%) Oracle DBA
11 144 (5.29%) SQL DBA
12 138 (5.07%) C# Developer
13 123 (4.52%) Software Developer
14 113 (4.15%) SQL Server DBA
15 98 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
16 97 (3.56%) .NET Developer
17 96 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
17 96 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
18 82 (3.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 75 (2.76%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 610 (22.41%) HTML
2 553 (20.32%) XML
3 500 (18.37%) .NET
4 466 (17.12%) Spring
5 465 (17.08%) Web Services
6 437 (16.05%) CSS
7 309 (11.35%) jQuery
8 299 (10.98%) Hibernate
9 277 (10.18%) J2EE
10 218 (8.01%) SOAP
11 212 (7.79%) ASP.NET
11 212 (7.79%) Middleware
12 191 (7.02%) Java EE
13 181 (6.65%) JMS
14 178 (6.54%) Ajax
15 164 (6.02%) RESTful
16 161 (5.91%) JSON
17 159 (5.84%) Servlets
18 142 (5.22%) JSP
19 125 (4.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 336 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
2 234 (8.60%) Computer Science
3 165 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 122 (4.48%) Clustering
5 85 (3.12%) Replication
6 74 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 73 (2.68%) Client/Server
8 71 (2.61%) Visualisation
9 67 (2.46%) Data Centre
10 66 (2.42%) Data Structures
11 60 (2.20%) Equities
11 60 (2.20%) Data Integration
12 58 (2.13%) N-Tier
13 55 (2.02%) Hedge funds
14 54 (1.98%) Mathematics
15 49 (1.80%) User Experience
16 46 (1.69%) Fixed Income
17 40 (1.47%) Mobile App
18 37 (1.36%) Algorithms
19 32 (1.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 801 (29.43%) Linux
2 542 (19.91%) UNIX
3 510 (18.74%) Windows
4 127 (4.67%) Solaris
5 108 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 102 (3.75%) Android
7 64 (2.35%) Apple iOS
8 57 (2.09%) HPUX
9 52 (1.91%) AIX
10 33 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (1.18%) zOS
11 32 (1.18%) SUSE
12 27 (0.99%) OS/400
13 25 (0.92%) Debian
14 22 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (0.77%) CentOS
16 19 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
17 18 (0.66%) Ubuntu
18 11 (0.40%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 706 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
2 441 (16.20%) OO
3 435 (15.98%) Software Engineering
4 411 (15.10%) Business Intelligence
5 402 (14.77%) TDD
6 323 (11.87%) ETL
7 298 (10.95%) Scrum
8 284 (10.43%) SOA
9 249 (9.15%) MVC
10 247 (9.07%) SDLC
11 243 (8.93%) Analytics
12 211 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
13 207 (7.60%) Data Modelling
14 203 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
15 184 (6.76%) E-Commerce
16 173 (6.36%) Open Source
17 159 (5.84%) Multithreading
17 159 (5.84%) UML
18 147 (5.40%) Mentoring
19 142 (5.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1589 (58.38%) SQL
2 1144 (42.03%) Java
3 623 (22.89%) JavaScript
4 446 (16.39%) C#
5 364 (13.37%) PL/SQL
6 292 (10.73%) T-SQL
7 287 (10.54%) Perl
8 262 (9.63%) Python
9 228 (8.38%) C++
10 182 (6.69%) Shell Script
11 178 (6.54%) C
12 163 (5.99%) Ruby
13 142 (5.22%) PHP
14 115 (4.22%) Bash Shell
15 87 (3.20%) VB.NET
16 84 (3.09%) Scala
17 66 (2.42%) PowerShell
17 66 (2.42%) VB
18 56 (2.06%) VBA
19 51 (1.87%) Korn
Qualifications
1 521 (19.14%) Degree
2 74 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 61 (2.24%) SC Cleared
3 61 (2.24%) Oracle Certification
4 49 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (1.76%) OCP
6 31 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 15 (0.55%) MCP
7 15 (0.55%) MCSD
8 14 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (0.44%) MCDBA
10 10 (0.37%) MCITP
11 9 (0.33%) PMP
11 9 (0.33%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.26%) Sun Certification
12 7 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (0.22%) OCA
13 6 (0.22%) CISSP
13 6 (0.22%) HND
13 6 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (4.48%) QA
2 43 (1.58%) SLA
3 15 (0.55%) WAI
4 13 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.073%) HL7
10 1 (0.037%) Basel III
System Software
1 127 (4.67%) Oracle RAC
2 97 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (2.09%) Hyper-V
4 39 (1.43%) Active Directory
5 29 (1.07%) VMware ESX
6 27 (0.99%) Apache Flume
6 27 (0.99%) KVM
7 16 (0.59%) HDFS
7 16 (0.59%) Oracle Clusterware
8 6 (0.22%) Docker
9 5 (0.18%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.15%) OCFS2
10 4 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.15%) vSphere
11 3 (0.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 3 (0.11%) Varnish
12 2 (0.073%) Platform Symphony
12 2 (0.073%) Firmware
12 2 (0.073%) NFS
13 1 (0.037%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 137 (5.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 124 (4.56%) Data Guard
3 64 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
4 58 (2.13%) Puppet
5 53 (1.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 34 (1.25%) Tivoli
7 21 (0.77%) Nagios
8 10 (0.37%) collectd
8 10 (0.37%) Oozie
8 10 (0.37%) Cobbler
9 9 (0.33%) Hyperic
9 9 (0.33%) Ansible
10 7 (0.26%) Oracle Flashback
11 6 (0.22%) logstash
11 6 (0.22%) OPNET
11 6 (0.22%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.18%) Oracle Statspack
13 4 (0.15%) Ionix
13 4 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1300 (47.76%) Oracle
2 461 (16.94%) Microsoft
3 161 (5.91%) Sybase
4 147 (5.40%) Red Hat
5 141 (5.18%) VMware
6 127 (4.67%) IBM
7 108 (3.97%) SAP
8 92 (3.38%) Business Objects
9 73 (2.68%) Talend
10 68 (2.50%) Informatica
11 61 (2.24%) Cognos
12 57 (2.09%) HP
13 47 (1.73%) NetApp
14 46 (1.69%) Tableau
15 44 (1.62%) EMC
16 41 (1.51%) Netezza
17 39 (1.43%) hybris
18 38 (1.40%) Google
19 36 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
19 36 (1.32%) Teradata
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £600000000 - £650000000 per annum
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Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus / benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus / benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £56000 per annum
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Salary: Benefits
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Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + Benefits
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