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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank 882 898 839
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -59
Permanent jobs citing VLDB 15 33 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.028% 0.040%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.044% 0.090% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 33 42
Average salary £52,500 £51,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -16.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £48,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
34106 36673 34257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.07% 31.16% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 28753 31365 29522
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 £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 28 July 2015 within the UK.

VLDB Salary Histogram in the UK

VLDB
Top 27 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 28 July 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 +22 13 £55,000 +7.84%
South East - 7 £60,000 -
Surrey - 6 £60,000 -
Redhill - 5 £60,000 -
London -11 2 £57,500 +11.65%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £35,000 -
North East - 2 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £35,000 -
Scotland - 2 £42,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £42,500 -
Cheshire +1 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Chester -3 1 £40,000 -11.11%
North West -4 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Sheffield - 1 £50,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £55,000 -
Chesterfield - 1 £50,000 -
Crawley - 1 £60,000 -
Derby - 1 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £50,000 -
Loughborough - 1 £50,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £50,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 -

VLDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 32 (78.05%) SQL Server
2 30 (73.17%) SQL
3 24 (58.54%) T-SQL
4 21 (51.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (48.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (41.46%) OLTP
7 16 (39.02%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (36.59%) ETL
8 15 (36.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (34.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
11 12 (29.27%) Computer Science
12 11 (26.83%) UNIX
12 11 (26.83%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (24.39%) Sun
13 10 (24.39%) Solaris
13 10 (24.39%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (19.51%) Finance
14 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
14 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
14 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (19.51%) Oracle
14 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (17.07%) Complex ETL
15 7 (17.07%) Big Data
15 7 (17.07%) Kimball Methodology
15 7 (17.07%) Replication
16 6 (14.63%) .NET
16 6 (14.63%) Windows

VLDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) SAN
2 4 (9.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (78.05%) SQL Server
2 21 (51.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (48.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (41.46%) OLTP
5 16 (39.02%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (36.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (34.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (17.07%) Big Data
10 6 (14.63%) Hadoop
11 5 (12.20%) MySQL
12 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
13 3 (7.32%) Data Mart
13 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
13 3 (7.32%) Apache Hive
13 3 (7.32%) DTS
13 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (4.88%) OLAP
15 1 (2.44%) Pentaho
15 1 (2.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.44%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (2.44%) ERwin
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) DBA
2 14 (34.15%) Developer
3 13 (31.71%) Administrator
4 10 (24.39%) UNIX Administrator
4 10 (24.39%) SQL DBA
5 9 (21.95%) SQL Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (7.32%) ETL Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Database Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (7.32%) Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Development DBA
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.44%) Tester
8 1 (2.44%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.44%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.07%) Replication
3 5 (12.20%) Clustering
4 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) UNIX
2 10 (24.39%) Solaris
3 6 (14.63%) Windows
4 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) ETL
2 11 (26.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (24.39%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
4 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.07%) Complex ETL
5 7 (17.07%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity
6 5 (12.20%) Benchmarking
7 4 (9.76%) Project Management
7 4 (9.76%) Scrum
7 4 (9.76%) Logistics
7 4 (9.76%) CRM
7 4 (9.76%) High Availability
7 4 (9.76%) Web Development
8 3 (7.32%) Capacity Management
8 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.88%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) SQL
2 24 (58.54%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.88%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) Korn
4 1 (2.44%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) Perl
4 1 (2.44%) VB
4 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.44%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (2.44%) Veritas File System
1 1 (2.44%) Cronacle
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) Sun
3 8 (19.51%) Oracle
4 5 (12.20%) Vertica
4 5 (12.20%) Veritas
5 3 (7.32%) Talend
6 2 (4.88%) Siebel
7 1 (2.44%) Tableau