Period
to 19 September 2021

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 19 September 2021 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
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 233 163 254
Rank change year-on-year -70 +91 +34
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 22 37 80
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.95% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.28% 3.52% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15 35 74
10th Percentile £43,631 £47,800 £53,250
25th Percentile £58,333 £57,500 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,500 £82,500 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.97% +3.13% +28.00%
75th Percentile £84,000 £105,000 £100,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £115,500 £109,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £85,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -23.53% +17.24% +16.00%

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 1,725 1,051 3,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 29.65% 26.91% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,526 877 2,868
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £43,600
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £109,375 £100,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +3.17%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing RDBMS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing RDBMS in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 September 2021.

Salary histogram for RDBMS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2021, 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 22 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Azure
4 11 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (45.45%) AWS
5 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
5 10 (45.45%) Python
5 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
7 8 (36.36%) Docker
7 8 (36.36%) DevOps
7 8 (36.36%) High Availability
7 8 (36.36%) Social Skills
7 8 (36.36%) Clustering
8 7 (31.82%) Scrum
8 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (31.82%) C#
8 7 (31.82%) .NET
8 7 (31.82%) Java
8 7 (31.82%) ETL
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) REST
8 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
9 6 (27.27%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (27.27%) Microservices
9 6 (27.27%) React

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 1 (4.55%) Appian
1 1 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
1 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.55%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) Azure
2 10 (45.45%) AWS
3 4 (18.18%) SaaS
4 3 (13.64%) Amazon ECS
4 3 (13.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (13.64%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (13.64%) PaaS
5 2 (9.09%) Lucidchart
6 1 (4.55%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 1 (4.55%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (4.55%) GCP
6 1 (4.55%) GitHub
6 1 (4.55%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) SMTP
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
3 11 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
4 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (27.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (22.73%) InfluxDB
6 5 (22.73%) MySQL
7 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
8 2 (9.09%) Redis
9 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (4.55%) DB2
9 1 (4.55%) Power BI
9 1 (4.55%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
3 6 (27.27%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.55%) GitLab
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Postman
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (36.36%) Social Skills
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Public Sector
5 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 5 (22.73%) DBA
3 5 (22.73%) Senior DBA
3 5 (22.73%) Senior SQL DBA
3 5 (22.73%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 5 (22.73%) SQL DBA
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) AWS Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
1 7 (31.82%) REST
2 6 (27.27%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) React
3 5 (22.73%) Kafka
3 5 (22.73%) Node.js
3 5 (22.73%) Spring
4 4 (18.18%) JSON
4 4 (18.18%) Laravel
4 4 (18.18%) Redux
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
5 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
5 3 (13.64%) Django
5 3 (13.64%) HTML5
5 3 (13.64%) Lambda Expressions
5 3 (13.64%) Spring Boot
5 3 (13.64%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Data Structures
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.64%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (36.36%) DevOps
3 8 (36.36%) High Availability
4 7 (31.82%) ETL
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
5 6 (27.27%) Microservices
6 5 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
6 5 (22.73%) Database Security
6 5 (22.73%) Migration
6 5 (22.73%) Open Source
6 5 (22.73%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
6 5 (22.73%) Task Automation
6 5 (22.73%) Web Development
7 4 (18.18%) Event-Driven
7 4 (18.18%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) Python
3 7 (31.82%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
6 3 (13.64%) Go
7 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 2 (9.09%) PHP
8 1 (4.55%) Java 8
8 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PSD2
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) SEPA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Docker
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Ansible
1 5 (22.73%) Grafana
1 5 (22.73%) Terraform
2 3 (13.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
1 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Dynatrace
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Pega
4 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.55%) Xamarin