The table below looks at the statistics for VLDB skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLDB over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank 919 885 882
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -3
Permanent jobs citing VLDB 16 52 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.049% 0.052%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.050% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 51 48
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £63,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £23,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £65,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £36,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -27.50%

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
32087 32955 34414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.68% 30.96% 32.70%
Number of salaries quoted 27204 28254 29062
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VLDB
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VLDB within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

VLDB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VLDB
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VLDB within the UK.

VLDB Salary Trend in the UK

VLDB
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLDB over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 within the UK.

VLDB Salary Histogram in the UK

VLDB
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLDB within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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 -15 16 £55,000 -
London -13 14 £65,000 +13.04%
Uxbridge - 4 £55,000 -
City of London +50 1 £72,500 +11.53%
South East +14 1 £52,500 +187.67%
Surrey +11 1 £52,500 -12.50%
Croydon -3 1 £52,000 -5.45%
Redhill -4 1 £52,500 -12.50%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £47,500 -
East of England - 1 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £47,500 -

VLDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing VLDB 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 VLDB.

1 21 (61.76%) SQL
1 21 (61.76%) ETL
2 20 (58.82%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (50.00%) Oracle
4 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
5 13 (38.24%) Data Modelling
5 13 (38.24%) Computer Science
6 11 (32.35%) High Availability
6 11 (32.35%) Big Data
6 11 (32.35%) Linux
7 10 (29.41%) MicroStrategy
7 10 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (23.53%) Degree
9 8 (23.53%) Netezza
9 8 (23.53%) Oracle Exadata
9 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
9 8 (23.53%) EXASOL
10 7 (20.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 7 (20.59%) SAS
10 7 (20.59%) Unix
10 7 (20.59%) PowerDesigner
10 7 (20.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (20.59%) ERwin
10 7 (20.59%) Data Integration
10 7 (20.59%) Cronacle
10 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services

VLDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing VLDB 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 VLDB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (20.59%) SAS
2 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) SAN
2 3 (8.82%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (8.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
3 11 (32.35%) Big Data
4 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
5 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (23.53%) Oracle Exadata
6 7 (20.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (17.65%) OLTP
8 5 (14.71%) Data Mining
8 5 (14.71%) HBase
9 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
9 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
10 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
10 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
10 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) ERwin
1 7 (20.59%) PowerDesigner
General
1 7 (20.59%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
2 2 (5.88%) Legal
2 2 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Architect
2 9 (26.47%) Administrator
2 9 (26.47%) Developer
3 6 (17.65%) DBA
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Technical Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Unix Administrator
4 5 (14.71%) SQL DBA
5 4 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Solaris Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Data Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) ETL Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Computer Science
2 7 (20.59%) Data Integration
3 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) Replication
5 2 (5.88%) Clustering
5 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.88%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (2.94%) Blog
6 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Unix
3 6 (17.65%) Solaris
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) HPUX
5 1 (2.94%) Windows
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) ETL
2 17 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (38.24%) Data Modelling
4 11 (32.35%) High Availability
5 10 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (17.65%) Data Governance
6 6 (17.65%) ITIL
6 6 (17.65%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) Data Protection
7 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
7 5 (14.71%) ITSM
7 5 (14.71%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (14.71%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (14.71%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (14.71%) Service Management
7 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
8 4 (11.76%) SDLC
8 4 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.76%) C
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) Data Quality
1 5 (14.71%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Cronacle
2 5 (14.71%) HDFS
2 5 (14.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (5.88%) GlusterFS
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) NetBackup
2 5 (14.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (29.41%) MicroStrategy
3 8 (23.53%) EXASOL
3 8 (23.53%) Netezza
4 6 (17.65%) Sun
4 6 (17.65%) Veritas
5 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 4 (11.76%) Teradata
6 3 (8.82%) Brocade
6 3 (8.82%) HP
6 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.82%) StorageTek
7 2 (5.88%) EMC
8 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.94%) Cognizant
8 1 (2.94%) Cognos
8 1 (2.94%) VMware