Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 236 266
Rank change year-on-year -36 +30 -71
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 72 105 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.65% 1.03% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.10% 3.27% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 63 90 69
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £63,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.79% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £48,500 £36,290
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -

RDBMS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,428 3,214 3,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.00% 31.47% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3,107 2,924 3,248
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
90th Percentile £94,550 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £64,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% +9.09% -

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing RDBMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in the City of London

RDBMS
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for RDBMS in the City of London

RDBMS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for RDBMS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 72 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 56 (77.78%) SQL
3 42 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 32 (44.44%) Java
5 31 (43.06%) Oracle
6 26 (36.11%) Finance
7 24 (33.33%) Python
8 20 (27.78%) Windows
9 18 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 17 (23.61%) .NET
11 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (20.83%) Data Modelling
12 15 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (19.44%) Data Quality
13 14 (19.44%) ETL
13 14 (19.44%) C#
13 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (18.06%) Linux
14 13 (18.06%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
15 12 (16.67%) Windows Server
15 12 (16.67%) HTML
15 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (15.28%) TDD
16 11 (15.28%) CSS
16 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
16 11 (15.28%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
17 10 (13.89%) Oracle Database

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.72%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.33%) Apache
3 6 (8.33%) Apache Spark
4 5 (6.94%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.56%) Confluence
5 4 (5.56%) JBoss
6 3 (4.17%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.78%) IIS
7 2 (2.78%) Jetty
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.78%) SAS
7 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.39%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.39%) CMS
8 1 (1.39%) Drupal
8 1 (1.39%) GeoServer
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MetaTrader
1 2 (2.78%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.39%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.56%) npm
4 4 (5.56%) NuGet
4 4 (5.56%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.78%) SaaS
5 2 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) HTTP
1 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) Multicast
3 1 (1.39%) NAS
3 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 42 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (15.28%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (13.89%) MySQL
4 10 (13.89%) NoSQL
4 10 (13.89%) Oracle Database
5 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (9.72%) Big Data
6 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (8.33%) Hadoop
7 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
7 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (5.56%) Power BI
10 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (2.78%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.50%) Maven
3 6 (8.33%) Subversion
4 4 (5.56%) JIRA
4 4 (5.56%) NUnit
4 4 (5.56%) Selenium
4 4 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 4 (5.56%) WebStorm
5 2 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 26 (36.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Advertising
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Front Office
4 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (41.67%) Developer
2 14 (19.44%) DBA
3 12 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 11 (15.28%) SQL DBA
5 10 (13.89%) Analyst
5 10 (13.89%) Consultant
6 7 (9.72%) Data Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Data Consultant
7 6 (8.33%) Data Migration Consultant
7 6 (8.33%) Java Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
7 6 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (6.94%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) .NET
2 12 (16.67%) HTML
3 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
3 11 (15.28%) CSS
4 8 (11.11%) Java EE
5 7 (9.72%) Spring
6 6 (8.33%) J2EE
6 6 (8.33%) JSON
6 6 (8.33%) Kafka
6 6 (8.33%) XML
7 5 (6.94%) Node.js
8 4 (5.56%) Angular 2
8 4 (5.56%) CSS3
8 4 (5.56%) Hibernate
8 4 (5.56%) HTML5
8 4 (5.56%) JMS
8 4 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (5.56%) Play Framework
8 4 (5.56%) React
8 4 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (11.11%) Fintech
2 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.94%) Hedge funds
4 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.17%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.78%) Clustering
6 2 (2.78%) Derivative
6 2 (2.78%) Equities
6 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.78%) Replication
7 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.39%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.39%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.39%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Windows
2 13 (18.06%) Linux
3 12 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.72%) Unix
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.83%) Data Modelling
2 15 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (19.44%) ETL
4 13 (18.06%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (15.28%) TDD
6 10 (13.89%) BDD
6 10 (13.89%) Data Management
6 10 (13.89%) Migration
7 9 (12.50%) DevOps
7 9 (12.50%) Microservices
8 8 (11.11%) High Availability
8 8 (11.11%) Visualisation
9 7 (9.72%) Data Analysis
9 7 (9.72%) Data Cleansing
9 7 (9.72%) Data Migration
9 7 (9.72%) Investment Management
9 7 (9.72%) Quality Management
9 7 (9.72%) Scrum
9 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (77.78%) SQL
2 32 (44.44%) Java
3 24 (33.33%) Python
4 18 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (19.44%) C#
6 9 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
8 6 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 6 (8.33%) Scala
9 5 (6.94%) C++
10 4 (5.56%) Groovy
10 4 (5.56%) Java 8
10 4 (5.56%) Ruby
10 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
10 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
11 3 (4.17%) Perl
11 3 (4.17%) PHP
11 3 (4.17%) R
11 3 (4.17%) VBA
12 2 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
1 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.44%) Data Quality
2 7 (9.72%) GDPR
3 1 (1.39%) MiFID
3 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (4.17%) Docker
4 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Puppet
2 4 (5.56%) Ansible
3 3 (4.17%) Data Guard
3 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.17%) Salt
4 2 (2.78%) Grafana
4 2 (2.78%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (43.06%) Oracle
2 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.11%) Tableau
4 7 (9.72%) IBM
4 7 (9.72%) SAP
5 5 (6.94%) Sybase
6 4 (5.56%) Google
7 3 (4.17%) Citrix
8 2 (2.78%) Informatica
8 2 (2.78%) Solace
8 2 (2.78%) Sun
8 2 (2.78%) VMware
9 1 (1.39%) BMC
9 1 (1.39%) Charles River
9 1 (1.39%) ESRI
9 1 (1.39%) OutSystems
9 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.39%) Twitter