The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 128 76
Rank change year-on-year +8 -52  
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 5 16 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.27% 0.67% 2.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.00% 3.21% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 42
Median salary £35,000 £48,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.20% +39.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  

RDBMS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 500 498 538
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 26.75% 20.85% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 427 454 465
Median salary £42,125 £42,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.29% +12.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing RDBMS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in Birmingham

RDBMS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RDBMS in Birmingham.

Salary trend for RDBMS in Birmingham

RDBMS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in Birmingham over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for RDBMS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 13 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) Oracle
5 7 (53.85%) HTML
5 7 (53.85%) Linux
5 7 (53.85%) SOA
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 6 (46.15%) DB2
7 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
7 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
7 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (30.77%) SDLC
8 4 (30.77%) Time Management
8 4 (30.77%) High Availability
8 4 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (30.77%) SSL
8 4 (30.77%) JBoss
8 4 (30.77%) .NET
8 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (30.77%) XML
8 4 (30.77%) Unix
8 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (30.77%) Banking
8 4 (30.77%) Retail
8 4 (30.77%) Retail Banking
8 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
8 4 (30.77%) Java EE

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (30.77%) JBoss
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) GitHub
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 4 (30.77%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.69%) RS-232
3 1 (7.69%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (46.15%) DB2
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
1 4 (30.77%) Retail Banking
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Java Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) SOA Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) SOA Technical Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Junior
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) Java EE
2 4 (30.77%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) High Availability
2 4 (30.77%) SDLC
2 4 (30.77%) Time Management
3 3 (23.08%) Data Conversion
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Post-Production
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) Python
6 1 (7.69%) C
6 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Sybase
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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