The table below looks at the statistics for VLDB skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLDB over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Very Large Database (VLDB)
UK
Rank 824 905 878
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -27
Permanent jobs citing VLDB 27 13 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.013% 0.061%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.11% 0.041% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 61
Median salary £55,000 £53,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% -6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £70,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +34.22%

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
25519 31743 32640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.27% 32.09% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 21954 26834 28017
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

VLDB
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing VLDB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017 within the UK.

VLDB Salary Histogram in the UK

VLDB
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLDB within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +92 27 £55,000 +2.32%
South East +76 11 £57,500 +9.52%
Yorkshire - 8 £55,000 -
Leeds - 8 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £55,000 -
London +49 6 £57,500 +4.54%
Croydon +11 5 £57,500 +10.57%
Gatwick - 5 £57,500 -
West Sussex - 5 £57,500 -
Surrey +49 3 £52,500 -
Reading - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
East of England +22 2 £56,250 +18.42%
Essex - 2 £56,250 -
Chelmsford - 1 £57,500 -

VLDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing VLDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VLDB.

1 38 (70.37%) SQL
2 36 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 34 (62.96%) SQL Server
4 31 (57.41%) Performance Tuning
5 24 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (38.89%) RDBMS
6 21 (38.89%) Oracle
6 21 (38.89%) Relational Database
7 20 (37.04%) High Availability
7 20 (37.04%) Unix
8 19 (35.19%) OLTP
8 19 (35.19%) Computer Science
9 18 (33.33%) Linux
10 17 (31.48%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (31.48%) Replication
10 17 (31.48%) Clustering
10 17 (31.48%) Database Security
11 16 (29.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 16 (29.63%) NetBackup
11 16 (29.63%) Solaris
11 16 (29.63%) SAN
11 16 (29.63%) Veritas
12 15 (27.78%) Red Hat
12 15 (27.78%) T-SQL
13 14 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (20.37%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (20.37%) Fibre Channel
14 11 (20.37%) Oracle ZFS
14 11 (20.37%) Windows Server

VLDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) SAN
2 11 (20.37%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 24 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (38.89%) RDBMS
3 21 (38.89%) Relational Database
4 19 (35.19%) OLTP
5 17 (31.48%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (18.52%) MySQL
8 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (7.41%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (5.56%) OLAP
11 3 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (1.85%) SQLPlus
12 1 (1.85%) Sybase ASE
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (70.37%) DBA
2 30 (55.56%) SQL DBA
3 23 (42.59%) Administrator
4 18 (33.33%) Senior DBA
4 18 (33.33%) Senior SQL DBA
5 14 (25.93%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (14.81%) Unix Administrator
7 7 (12.96%) Production DBA
8 6 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (9.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (9.26%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (9.26%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (9.26%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.85%) Solaris Administrator
10 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Computer Science
2 17 (31.48%) Clustering
2 17 (31.48%) Replication
3 9 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.56%) Physics
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Unix
2 18 (33.33%) Linux
3 16 (29.63%) Solaris
4 14 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (20.37%) Windows
5 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 31 (57.41%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (37.04%) High Availability
4 17 (31.48%) Database Security
5 11 (20.37%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (16.67%) ETL
7 6 (11.11%) Project Management
7 6 (11.11%) Refactoring
7 6 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (7.41%) Application Virtualisation
8 4 (7.41%) Change Management
8 4 (7.41%) Fund Management
9 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
9 3 (5.56%) Code Optimisation
9 3 (5.56%) Database Tuning
9 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
11 1 (1.85%) Low Latency
11 1 (1.85%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 38 (70.37%) SQL
2 15 (27.78%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (29.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (16.67%) GlusterFS
3 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (29.63%) NetBackup
2 11 (20.37%) Oracle ZFS
2 11 (20.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 9 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
4 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Oracle
2 16 (29.63%) Veritas
3 15 (27.78%) Red Hat
4 11 (20.37%) Brocade
4 11 (20.37%) StorageTek
4 11 (20.37%) Sun
5 9 (16.67%) EMC
6 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.85%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) Sybase