The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RDBMS 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
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 128 164 157
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -7
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 91 42 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.73% 0.82% 0.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.32% 2.48% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 84 35 33
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
RDBMS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1710 1692 1608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.42% 32.97% 31.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1500 1454 1425
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RDBMS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RDBMS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RDBMS across the West Midlands region.

RDBMS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

RDBMS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RDBMS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

RDBMS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

RDBMS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the West Midlands region 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
(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
Birmingham +22 52 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Warwickshire - 13 £47,500 - 2
Staffordshire +9 5 £55,000 - 1
Worcestershire +3 5 £22,000 -39.31%
Coventry -11 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
West Bromwich - 3 £31,000 -
Walsall 0 2 £75,000 +114.28%
Solihull 0 1 £27,500 -15.38%
Shropshire - 1 £42,500 -
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

1 191 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 121 (63.35%) SQL
3 105 (54.97%) SQL Server
4 84 (43.98%) Oracle
5 79 (41.36%) Java
6 75 (39.27%) .NET
7 70 (36.65%) C#
7 70 (36.65%) OO
8 64 (33.51%) Software Engineering
9 48 (25.13%) MS Excel
10 45 (23.56%) PL/SQL
11 43 (22.51%) Microsoft
12 42 (21.99%) Linux
13 41 (21.47%) UNIX
14 38 (19.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 38 (19.90%) Analytics
15 35 (18.32%) SQL Server 2012
15 35 (18.32%) Time Management
15 35 (18.32%) XML
16 34 (17.80%) SQL Server 2008
17 32 (16.75%) T-SQL
17 32 (16.75%) HTML
18 31 (16.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 30 (15.71%) SQL Server 2005
19 30 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
20 29 (15.18%) ETL
20 29 (15.18%) JavaScript
20 29 (15.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 28 (14.66%) Semantic Web
22 26 (13.61%) Talend Open Studio

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 15 (7.85%) JBoss
1 15 (7.85%) WebSphere
2 14 (7.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (6.28%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.76%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.14%) Apache
6 5 (2.62%) OpenEdge
7 4 (2.09%) Apache Solr
7 4 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.57%) IIS
9 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
Applications
1 48 (25.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (10.47%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.09%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.33%) TCP/IP
1 14 (7.33%) SSL
2 3 (1.57%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) Network Security
3 1 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 105 (54.97%) SQL Server
3 38 (19.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (18.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (17.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 31 (16.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (15.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 29 (15.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (13.09%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (10.99%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (10.99%) Data Mart
10 21 (10.99%) QlikView
10 21 (10.99%) SAP Data Services
11 17 (8.90%) DB2
12 16 (8.38%) MySQL
13 14 (7.33%) Oracle Database
14 6 (3.14%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (3.14%) MongoDB
15 5 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 26 (13.61%) Talend Open Studio
2 15 (7.85%) Subversion
3 11 (5.76%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.19%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.66%) Ant
5 7 (3.66%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.66%) Maven
5 7 (3.66%) NUnit
6 6 (3.14%) NetBeans
6 6 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.05%) Toad
7 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.52%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.52%) JUnit
8 1 (0.52%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.52%) Selenium
8 1 (0.52%) Log4j
General
1 24 (12.57%) Finance
2 23 (12.04%) Retail
3 13 (6.81%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.81%) Banking
3 13 (6.81%) Retail Banking
4 6 (3.14%) Billing
5 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.52%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (39.27%) Developer
2 44 (23.04%) DBA
3 34 (17.80%) SQL DBA
4 30 (15.71%) Software Developer
5 25 (13.09%) Administrator
6 20 (10.47%) SQL Server DBA
7 19 (9.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 17 (8.90%) Server Administrator
9 16 (8.38%) Software Engineer
10 15 (7.85%) Architect
11 14 (7.33%) Junior
12 13 (6.81%) Consultant
13 12 (6.28%) Analyst
14 11 (5.76%) C# Developer
14 11 (5.76%) Junior Developer
15 10 (5.24%) Graduate Software Developer
15 10 (5.24%) Graduate Developer
15 10 (5.24%) Graduate
15 10 (5.24%) Business Developer
16 9 (4.71%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (39.27%) .NET
2 35 (18.32%) XML
3 32 (16.75%) HTML
4 18 (9.42%) SOAP
5 16 (8.38%) Spring
5 16 (8.38%) J2EE
6 14 (7.33%) Web Services
7 13 (6.81%) ASP.NET
7 13 (6.81%) Java EE
8 11 (5.76%) .NET Framework
9 10 (5.24%) CSS
10 9 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (4.71%) XSLT
10 9 (4.71%) Hibernate
11 8 (4.19%) Spring MVC
11 8 (4.19%) WCF
11 8 (4.19%) JSP
11 8 (4.19%) Struts
11 8 (4.19%) JMS
12 7 (3.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.66%) Semantic Web
2 15 (7.85%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (7.33%) Replication
4 12 (6.28%) Clustering
5 8 (4.19%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.57%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.57%) Statistics
8 3 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.05%) NHS
9 2 (1.05%) Open Source
9 2 (1.05%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.05%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.52%) User Experience
10 1 (0.52%) FMCG
10 1 (0.52%) W3C
10 1 (0.52%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.99%) Linux
2 41 (21.47%) UNIX
3 23 (12.04%) Windows
4 20 (10.47%) Solaris
5 4 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.57%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.05%) HPUX
7 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.05%) Android
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.52%) AIX
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.52%) OS/390
8 1 (0.52%) zOS
8 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (36.65%) OO
2 64 (33.51%) Software Engineering
3 38 (19.90%) Analytics
4 35 (18.32%) Time Management
5 30 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (15.18%) ETL
7 24 (12.57%) MVC
7 24 (12.57%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (10.99%) SOA
9 20 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (7.85%) Migration
10 15 (7.85%) Unit Testing
11 14 (7.33%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (6.81%) OOP
12 13 (6.81%) High Availability
13 11 (5.76%) OOD
14 10 (5.24%) ITIL
14 10 (5.24%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (4.71%) UML
15 9 (4.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 121 (63.35%) SQL
2 79 (41.36%) Java
3 70 (36.65%) C#
4 45 (23.56%) PL/SQL
5 32 (16.75%) T-SQL
6 29 (15.18%) JavaScript
7 13 (6.81%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.71%) C
9 7 (3.66%) Perl
9 7 (3.66%) XPath
10 6 (3.14%) VB
10 6 (3.14%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.14%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.09%) PHP
12 3 (1.57%) Python
13 2 (1.05%) VBA
13 2 (1.05%) VBScript
13 2 (1.05%) PHP5
14 1 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (9.42%) Degree
2 5 (2.62%) HND
2 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.62%) MCTS
2 5 (2.62%) MCITP
3 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.14%) QA
2 4 (2.09%) SLA
3 3 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 8 (4.19%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (4.19%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.05%) Foglight
2 2 (1.05%) Nagios
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 84 (43.98%) Oracle
2 43 (22.51%) Microsoft
3 26 (13.61%) Talend
3 26 (13.61%) Sybase
4 23 (12.04%) Business Objects
5 21 (10.99%) Red Hat
5 21 (10.99%) Tableau
6 6 (3.14%) SAP
7 5 (2.62%) Informatica
8 3 (1.57%) Netezza
9 2 (1.05%) IBM
10 1 (0.52%) Pega
10 1 (0.52%) Twitter
10 1 (0.52%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.52%) BEA
10 1 (0.52%) Vitria
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