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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 217 180 201
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +21
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 1473 1774 1635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.31% 1.60% 1.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.41% 4.98% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1436 1421
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%

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
33379 35628 37499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.73% 32.17% 32.33%
Number of salaries quoted 28489 30609 33287
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 £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 26 November 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 26 November 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
(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 -43 1303 £50,000 +5.26% 135
London -40 602 £57,500 -4.16% 61
South East -29 235 £45,000 +3.44% 23
Scotland +11 129 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Yorkshire -28 110 £40,000 +6.66% 7
City of London -50 108 £60,000 - 15
East of England -24 99 £42,500 +6.25% 13
West Midlands +2 94 £42,500 +6.25% 5
South West -27 90 £37,000 -17.77% 7
West Yorkshire -11 85 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Leeds +2 72 £43,164 +15.10% 3
Berkshire -25 69 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Glasgow +1 61 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Buckinghamshire +34 51 £40,000 +3.22% 3
North West -70 51 £37,500 -16.66% 15
Hertfordshire -1 47 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Surrey -4 40 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Birmingham +13 38 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Manchester -31 38 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Milton Keynes +32 34 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Edinburgh -5 33 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Gloucestershire -4 30 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Essex +6 26 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Watford -13 24 £42,500 +6.25%
Oxfordshire +12 22 £46,250 +2.77% 2
Hampshire -29 22 £51,250 +93.39% 4
Bournemouth +15 19 £39,090 -44.15%
Dorset +8 19 £39,090 -44.15%
Warwickshire +2 19 £27,850 -28.12% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 18 £37,500 -14.77% 7

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 3223 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1856 (57.59%) SQL
3 1646 (51.07%) Oracle
4 1458 (45.24%) SQL Server
5 1200 (37.23%) Java
6 873 (27.09%) Finance
7 843 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
8 773 (23.98%) Linux
9 696 (21.59%) XML
10 690 (21.41%) UNIX
11 683 (21.19%) JavaScript
12 655 (20.32%) .NET
13 645 (20.01%) Oracle Database
14 640 (19.86%) HTML
15 623 (19.33%) MySQL
16 601 (18.65%) OO
17 590 (18.31%) C#
18 550 (17.06%) Windows
18 550 (17.06%) CSS
19 521 (16.17%) Business Intelligence
20 517 (16.04%) Microsoft
21 493 (15.30%) Degree
22 469 (14.55%) Web Services
23 465 (14.43%) Spring
24 437 (13.56%) ETL
25 425 (13.19%) Scrum
26 401 (12.44%) Software Engineering
27 384 (11.91%) MVC
28 369 (11.45%) TDD
29 360 (11.17%) Data Warehouse

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 260 (8.07%) Tomcat
2 254 (7.88%) WebLogic
3 224 (6.95%) JBoss
4 209 (6.48%) WebSphere
5 182 (5.65%) Apache
6 83 (2.58%) CMS
7 67 (2.08%) SharePoint
8 58 (1.80%) IIS
9 54 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 52 (1.61%) Drupal
11 46 (1.43%) WordPress
11 46 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
12 45 (1.40%) Node.js
13 44 (1.37%) SAS
13 44 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
14 43 (1.33%) Apache Solr
15 34 (1.05%) OpenStack
16 29 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
16 29 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
17 28 (0.87%) GlassFish
Applications
1 299 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.09%) InfoPath
3 32 (0.99%) MS Office
4 15 (0.47%) SPSS
5 12 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.25%) MS Project
7 6 (0.19%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.031%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.031%) Edge Animate
9 1 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 102 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
2 71 (2.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 38 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
4 30 (0.93%) Sentinel
5 22 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
6 20 (0.62%) Magento
7 17 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
8 16 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 12 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
10 11 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
11 10 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
12 9 (0.28%) LatentZero
13 8 (0.25%) Temenos T24
14 7 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
14 7 (0.22%) ION MarketView
14 7 (0.22%) RiskWrite
15 6 (0.19%) Shopify
16 5 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
16 5 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
17 4 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 87 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
3 34 (1.05%) GitHub
4 29 (0.90%) SaaS
5 26 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (0.62%) Google Compute Engine
8 16 (0.50%) PaaS
9 14 (0.43%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.37%) Heroku
11 11 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (0.28%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
14 7 (0.22%) IaaS
15 6 (0.19%) Route 53
16 4 (0.12%) Office 365
17 3 (0.093%) Google App Engine
18 1 (0.031%) Google Apps
18 1 (0.031%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 222 (6.89%) Internet
2 112 (3.48%) HTTP
3 83 (2.58%) SAN
4 58 (1.80%) TCP/IP
5 34 (1.05%) Firewall
6 30 (0.93%) SSH
7 26 (0.81%) VoIP
8 25 (0.78%) DNS
9 24 (0.74%) LDAP
10 19 (0.59%) SSL
11 16 (0.50%) NAS
12 14 (0.43%) WAN
13 13 (0.40%) SMTP
13 13 (0.40%) Broadband
14 12 (0.37%) LAN
15 10 (0.31%) Kerberos
15 10 (0.31%) AMQP
16 9 (0.28%) FCoE
16 9 (0.28%) DHCP
17 7 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3223 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1458 (45.24%) SQL Server
3 645 (20.01%) Oracle Database
4 623 (19.33%) MySQL
5 360 (11.17%) Data Warehouse
6 277 (8.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 268 (8.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 247 (7.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 243 (7.54%) NoSQL
10 218 (6.76%) DB2
11 169 (5.24%) Oracle Database 10g
12 164 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
13 154 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
14 131 (4.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 123 (3.82%) MongoDB
16 120 (3.72%) OLAP
17 119 (3.69%) Oracle Reports
18 106 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
19 103 (3.20%) Big Data
20 89 (2.76%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 303 (9.40%) Subversion
2 253 (7.85%) Maven
3 252 (7.82%) Git (software)
4 227 (7.04%) JUnit
5 194 (6.02%) Eclipse
6 162 (5.03%) Ant
7 136 (4.22%) Oracle Forms
7 136 (4.22%) Jenkins
8 95 (2.95%) Hudson
9 93 (2.89%) Selenium
10 81 (2.51%) Visual Studio
11 77 (2.39%) Cucumber
12 76 (2.36%) JIRA
13 73 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
14 52 (1.61%) Toad
15 47 (1.46%) Talend Open Studio
16 41 (1.27%) WATIR
16 41 (1.27%) WebDriver
17 40 (1.24%) Mockito
18 39 (1.21%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 873 (27.09%) Finance
2 302 (9.37%) Banking
3 122 (3.79%) Marketing
4 114 (3.54%) Retail
5 107 (3.32%) Back Office
6 95 (2.95%) Games
7 91 (2.82%) Telecoms
8 69 (2.14%) Investment Banking
9 51 (1.58%) Front Office
9 51 (1.58%) Advertising
10 40 (1.24%) French Language
11 32 (0.99%) Publishing
12 22 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 20 (0.62%) German Language
14 18 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
15 17 (0.53%) Legal
16 15 (0.47%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.40%) Billing
18 12 (0.37%) Retail Banking
18 12 (0.37%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 1438 (44.62%) Developer
2 526 (16.32%) Java Developer
3 401 (12.44%) DBA
4 302 (9.37%) Analyst
5 242 (7.51%) Architect
6 213 (6.61%) Administrator
7 188 (5.83%) Oracle DBA
8 184 (5.71%) Senior Developer
9 178 (5.52%) Consultant
10 167 (5.18%) Software Engineer
11 162 (5.03%) .NET Developer
12 151 (4.69%) C# Developer
13 131 (4.06%) SQL DBA
14 113 (3.51%) Web Developer
15 105 (3.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 99 (3.07%) Senior Java Developer
17 97 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
18 96 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
18 96 (2.98%) Team Leader
19 92 (2.85%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 696 (21.59%) XML
2 655 (20.32%) .NET
3 640 (19.86%) HTML
4 550 (17.06%) CSS
5 469 (14.55%) Web Services
6 465 (14.43%) Spring
7 335 (10.39%) jQuery
8 319 (9.90%) J2EE
9 317 (9.84%) ASP.NET
10 290 (9.00%) Hibernate
11 228 (7.07%) Ajax
12 207 (6.42%) .NET Framework
13 199 (6.17%) Java EE
14 197 (6.11%) SOAP
15 188 (5.83%) JSP
16 181 (5.62%) HTML5
17 175 (5.43%) Servlets
18 164 (5.09%) ASP.NET MVC
19 145 (4.50%) XSLT
20 143 (4.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 324 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
2 297 (9.22%) Computer Science
3 221 (6.86%) Open Source
4 114 (3.54%) Derivative
5 105 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
6 99 (3.07%) N-Tier
7 97 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 95 (2.95%) Clustering
9 90 (2.79%) Data Integration
10 88 (2.73%) Replication
11 83 (2.58%) Mathematics
12 80 (2.48%) Client/Server
13 77 (2.39%) Fixed Income
14 66 (2.05%) Data Structures
15 65 (2.02%) Management Information System
16 59 (1.83%) Equities
16 59 (1.83%) Mobile App
17 48 (1.49%) Mainframe
18 44 (1.37%) iPad
19 42 (1.30%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 773 (23.98%) Linux
2 690 (21.41%) UNIX
3 550 (17.06%) Windows
4 130 (4.03%) Solaris
5 123 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 69 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 68 (2.11%) AIX
7 68 (2.11%) Android
8 65 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 62 (1.92%) HPUX
10 31 (0.96%) Apple iOS
11 27 (0.84%) Ubuntu
12 26 (0.81%) Windows 7
12 26 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (0.81%) Windows XP
12 26 (0.81%) Mac OS X
13 25 (0.78%) zOS
14 22 (0.68%) SUSE
15 21 (0.65%) OS/400
16 18 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 843 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
2 601 (18.65%) OO
3 521 (16.17%) Business Intelligence
4 437 (13.56%) ETL
5 425 (13.19%) Scrum
6 401 (12.44%) Software Engineering
7 384 (11.91%) MVC
8 369 (11.45%) TDD
9 336 (10.43%) Performance Tuning
10 321 (9.96%) E-Commerce
11 279 (8.66%) Data Modelling
12 246 (7.63%) SOA
13 238 (7.38%) OOP
14 237 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
15 228 (7.07%) Mentoring
16 207 (6.42%) UML
17 206 (6.39%) Analytics
18 191 (5.93%) Unit Testing
19 176 (5.46%) Web Development
20 165 (5.12%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1856 (57.59%) SQL
2 1200 (37.23%) Java
3 683 (21.19%) JavaScript
4 590 (18.31%) C#
5 352 (10.92%) PL/SQL
6 242 (7.51%) Perl
6 242 (7.51%) Shell Script
7 230 (7.14%) Python
8 216 (6.70%) T-SQL
9 209 (6.48%) PHP
10 180 (5.58%) C++
11 153 (4.75%) Ruby
12 107 (3.32%) Bash Shell
13 106 (3.29%) VB.NET
14 73 (2.26%) C
15 72 (2.23%) VB
16 66 (2.05%) VBA
17 44 (1.37%) Korn
18 37 (1.15%) Groovy
19 28 (0.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 493 (15.30%) Degree
2 84 (2.61%) Oracle Certification
3 74 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 72 (2.23%) OCP
5 55 (1.71%) SC Cleared
6 28 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (0.71%) OCA
8 20 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (0.56%) CISSP
10 15 (0.47%) HND
10 15 (0.47%) Sun Certification
11 14 (0.43%) PhD
12 13 (0.40%) MCP
12 13 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (0.37%) DV Cleared
14 11 (0.34%) ISEB
15 9 (0.28%) CCNP
16 8 (0.25%) CCIE
16 8 (0.25%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (5.65%) QA
2 29 (0.90%) ISO 9001
2 29 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 18 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (0.53%) SLA
5 11 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.31%) WAI
7 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.12%) Basel III
7 4 (0.12%) CRD IV
7 4 (0.12%) COREP
7 4 (0.12%) FINREP
8 2 (0.062%) HL7
8 2 (0.062%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.062%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 172 (5.34%) Oracle RAC
2 109 (3.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 94 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (1.15%) KVM
5 36 (1.12%) Active Directory
6 29 (0.90%) VMware ESX
7 24 (0.74%) NFS
8 23 (0.71%) Hyper-V
9 22 (0.68%) Docker
10 17 (0.53%) HDFS
11 16 (0.50%) LXC
12 14 (0.43%) Apache Flume
12 14 (0.43%) vSphere
13 9 (0.28%) Firmware
14 8 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.12%) Terminal Server
17 3 (0.093%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 2 (0.062%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 2 (0.062%) RACF
Systems Management
1 152 (4.72%) Data Guard
2 76 (2.36%) Puppet
3 62 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
4 60 (1.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 25 (0.78%) Nagios
6 24 (0.74%) Tivoli
7 17 (0.53%) CFEngine
8 16 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
9 13 (0.40%) Cacti
10 12 (0.37%) Vagrant
10 12 (0.37%) Ansible
11 11 (0.34%) StatsD
11 11 (0.34%) NetBackup
12 10 (0.31%) Opsview
13 8 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
14 5 (0.16%) Zenoss
14 5 (0.16%) Oozie
15 4 (0.12%) logstash
15 4 (0.12%) Salt
15 4 (0.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1646 (51.07%) Oracle
2 517 (16.04%) Microsoft
3 242 (7.51%) IBM
4 220 (6.83%) Sybase
5 144 (4.47%) Informatica
6 131 (4.06%) HP
7 126 (3.91%) VMware
8 118 (3.66%) Red Hat
9 113 (3.51%) Business Objects
10 103 (3.20%) SAP
11 96 (2.98%) Cognos
12 74 (2.30%) Google
13 65 (2.02%) Sun
14 49 (1.52%) NetApp
15 47 (1.46%) Talend
16 45 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
17 38 (1.18%) Teradata
17 38 (1.18%) Cisco
18 36 (1.12%) webMethods
19 30 (0.93%) StatPro
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Salary: £20000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Venturi
Salary: £48000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Great Benefits
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Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
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