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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank 858 884 837
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -47
Permanent jobs citing VLDB 25 23 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.020% 0.046%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.074% 0.062% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 40
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
- +6.50%

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
33660 36837 34371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.50% 31.37% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 28405 31649 29731
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%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

VLDB Salary Histogram in the UK

VLDB
Top 28 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 22 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 +36 24 £45,000 -14.28%
East Midlands +17 10 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire +14 10 £45,000 -
Nottingham 0 10 £45,000 -
Sheffield - 6 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £45,000 -
Chesterfield - 6 £45,000 -
Derby - 6 £45,000 -
Loughborough - 6 £45,000 -
South East - 6 £60,000 -
Derbyshire - 6 £45,000 -
Leicestershire - 6 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £45,000 -
Surrey - 5 £60,000 -
Redhill - 5 £60,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £35,000 -
North East - 4 £35,000 -
London +27 3 £72,500 +31.81%
City of London +39 1 £72,500 +41.46%
Chester +10 1 £40,000 -11.11%
North West 0 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Cheshire -2 1 £40,000 -11.11%
West Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £45,000 -
Crawley - 1 £60,000 -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £75,000 -

VLDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 52 (81.25%) SQL
2 39 (60.94%) SQL Server
3 32 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 30 (46.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (42.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (39.06%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (34.38%) OLTP
7 22 (34.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (32.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (31.25%) ETL
9 20 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
11 18 (28.13%) Hadoop
12 17 (26.56%) Kimball Methodology
13 15 (23.44%) Replication
14 14 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (21.88%) Data Modelling
14 14 (21.88%) UNIX
14 14 (21.88%) Windows
15 13 (20.31%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (18.75%) .NET
16 12 (18.75%) MySQL
16 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (18.75%) Big Data
17 11 (17.19%) C#
17 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
18 10 (15.63%) Marketing
19 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
19 9 (14.06%) Vertica
20 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

VLDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (3.13%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) NAS
1 4 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (60.94%) SQL Server
2 30 (46.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (42.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (39.06%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (34.38%) OLTP
5 22 (34.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (32.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (28.13%) Hadoop
8 12 (18.75%) MySQL
8 12 (18.75%) Big Data
9 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (12.50%) MongoDB
10 6 (9.38%) OLAP
11 5 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (7.81%) NoSQL
12 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
12 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (6.25%) Apache Hive
12 4 (6.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.56%) ERwin
General
1 10 (15.63%) Marketing
2 7 (10.94%) Finance
3 5 (7.81%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) DBA
2 17 (26.56%) SQL DBA
3 16 (25.00%) Administrator
3 16 (25.00%) Developer
4 9 (14.06%) SQL Developer
5 8 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
6 7 (10.94%) SQL Server DBA
6 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Development DBA
7 4 (6.25%) Software Tester
7 4 (6.25%) Senior DBA
7 4 (6.25%) Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Tester
7 4 (6.25%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Database Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 3 (4.69%) Server Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) .NET
2 4 (6.25%) XML
2 4 (6.25%) HTML
3 3 (4.69%) MDX
4 2 (3.13%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Replication
2 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.94%) Clustering
4 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.69%) Open Source
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) UNIX
1 14 (21.88%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Solaris
3 6 (9.38%) Linux
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) ETL
1 20 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (26.56%) Kimball Methodology
3 14 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (21.88%) Data Modelling
4 13 (20.31%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
7 7 (10.94%) ITIL
7 7 (10.94%) Service Management
8 5 (7.81%) Email Marketing
8 5 (7.81%) High Availability
8 5 (7.81%) Change Data Capture
9 4 (6.25%) Capacity Management
9 4 (6.25%) Performance Testing
9 4 (6.25%) Load Testing
9 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.25%) Logistics
9 4 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (81.25%) SQL
2 32 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 11 (17.19%) C#
4 7 (10.94%) Java
5 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.25%) C
5 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.25%) C++
5 4 (6.25%) VB
5 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.13%) HDFS
2 2 (3.13%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) Vertica
3 8 (12.50%) Sun
4 5 (7.81%) HP
4 5 (7.81%) Sony
5 4 (6.25%) Talend
5 4 (6.25%) Tableau
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle
6 3 (4.69%) Cognos
6 3 (4.69%) Veritas
7 2 (3.13%) Netezza
8 1 (1.56%) Teradata