Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 269 195
Rank change year-on-year +61 -74 +40
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 130 61 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.22% 0.58% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.97% 1.85% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 116 56 163
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £43,000 £38,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 3,271 3,306 4,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 30.62% 31.61% 30.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,929 3,060 3,818
City of London median annual salary £60,500 £59,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.54% +2.61% +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,750 £37,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for RDBMS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 84 (64.62%) SQL
3 80 (61.54%) Finance
4 74 (56.92%) Java
5 51 (39.23%) SQL Server
5 51 (39.23%) Linux
6 48 (36.92%) Oracle
7 44 (33.85%) Unix
8 43 (33.08%) Banking
9 42 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (26.92%) .NET
11 34 (26.15%) Shell Script
12 31 (23.85%) TDD
13 30 (23.08%) Spring
13 30 (23.08%) JavaScript
14 28 (21.54%) C#
14 28 (21.54%) J2EE
15 26 (20.00%) HTML
16 25 (19.23%) CSS
17 24 (18.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 23 (17.69%) HTML5
18 23 (17.69%) Scrum
19 22 (16.92%) Maven
20 21 (16.15%) T-SQL
21 20 (15.38%) Solaris
21 20 (15.38%) Microsoft
21 20 (15.38%) Back Office
22 19 (14.62%) Java EE
22 19 (14.62%) Validation
22 19 (14.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 13 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 13 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (8.46%) WildFly
3 5 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.08%) Apache
5 3 (2.31%) JBoss
5 3 (2.31%) Mule
6 2 (1.54%) Anypoint
6 2 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.54%) Mule ESB
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.77%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.77%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.62%) MetaTrader
2 2 (1.54%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.77%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.77%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.31%) npm
3 1 (0.77%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.77%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.77%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.77%) SaaS
3 1 (0.77%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (0.77%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.46%) SSH
2 10 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.08%) Ethernet
3 4 (3.08%) Internet
4 2 (1.54%) AMQP
4 2 (1.54%) HTTP
4 2 (1.54%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 51 (39.23%) SQL Server
3 19 (14.62%) MySQL
4 10 (7.69%) Big Data
5 8 (6.15%) Hadoop
5 8 (6.15%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (4.62%) Hazelcast
8 5 (3.85%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.08%) OLAP
9 4 (3.08%) Power BI
9 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (3.08%) SQLite
9 4 (3.08%) Star Schema
10 3 (2.31%) HBase
10 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (16.92%) Maven
2 18 (13.85%) ClearCase
3 14 (10.77%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.77%) Jenkins
4 11 (8.46%) Emacs
4 11 (8.46%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (3.85%) Subversion
6 3 (2.31%) GitLab
6 3 (2.31%) Grunt
6 3 (2.31%) gulp
6 3 (2.31%) Hudson
6 3 (2.31%) JUnit
7 2 (1.54%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.54%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.54%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.54%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.77%) Gradle
8 1 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 80 (61.54%) Finance
2 43 (33.08%) Banking
3 20 (15.38%) Back Office
4 12 (9.23%) Games
5 7 (5.38%) Financial Institution
6 6 (4.62%) Billing
6 6 (4.62%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.85%) French Language
8 4 (3.08%) Retail
9 2 (1.54%) Front Office
10 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (63.85%) Developer
2 41 (31.54%) Java Developer
3 30 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 25 (19.23%) SQL Developer
5 20 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 18 (13.85%) Core Java Developer
7 17 (13.08%) C# Developer
8 15 (11.54%) .NET Developer
8 15 (11.54%) Senior SQL Developer
9 13 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 12 (9.23%) J2EE Developer
10 12 (9.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 11 (8.46%) Java Engineer
12 10 (7.69%) Analyst
12 10 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (5.38%) Consultant
13 7 (5.38%) Java Software Developer
13 7 (5.38%) Senior J2EE Developer
13 7 (5.38%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
13 7 (5.38%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (26.92%) .NET
2 30 (23.08%) Spring
3 28 (21.54%) J2EE
4 26 (20.00%) HTML
5 25 (19.23%) CSS
6 23 (17.69%) HTML5
7 19 (14.62%) Java EE
8 18 (13.85%) AngularJS
8 18 (13.85%) Spring Boot
9 17 (13.08%) Hibernate
9 17 (13.08%) Sass
10 16 (12.31%) CSS3
10 16 (12.31%) REST
11 15 (11.54%) XML
12 11 (8.46%) EJB
12 11 (8.46%) EJB 3.0
12 11 (8.46%) Web Services
13 9 (6.92%) JMS
13 9 (6.92%) SOAP
14 6 (4.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (12.31%) Fintech
2 16 (12.31%) User Experience
3 14 (10.77%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.92%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.38%) Algorithms
5 7 (5.38%) Data Structures
5 7 (5.38%) SWIFT
6 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.08%) BBC
7 4 (3.08%) STB
8 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.54%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.54%) Social Media
10 1 (0.77%) Derivative
10 1 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.77%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 51 (39.23%) Linux
2 44 (33.85%) Unix
3 24 (18.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (15.38%) Solaris
5 15 (11.54%) Windows
6 4 (3.08%) Fedora
7 2 (1.54%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.85%) TDD
3 23 (17.69%) Scrum
4 19 (14.62%) Validation
5 18 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (13.85%) OO
6 17 (13.08%) MVC
7 16 (12.31%) Time Management
8 15 (11.54%) ETL
9 14 (10.77%) OOD
10 13 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (10.00%) DevOps
10 13 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 13 (10.00%) Microservices
11 12 (9.23%) Open Source
12 11 (8.46%) Data Management
12 11 (8.46%) Multithreading
12 11 (8.46%) Presales
12 11 (8.46%) Unit Testing
13 9 (6.92%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 84 (64.62%) SQL
2 74 (56.92%) Java
3 34 (26.15%) Shell Script
4 30 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 28 (21.54%) C#
6 21 (16.15%) T-SQL
7 14 (10.77%) Python
8 8 (6.15%) C++
9 7 (5.38%) Scala
10 6 (4.62%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.62%) Kotlin
11 4 (3.08%) PHP
11 4 (3.08%) Ruby
12 3 (2.31%) ES6
12 3 (2.31%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.54%) Groovy
13 2 (1.54%) Perl
13 2 (1.54%) PHP 5
13 2 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (10.00%) Degree
2 5 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.31%) MBA
5 2 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.77%) ISEB
6 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.77%) OCP
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.77%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.77%) QA
2 8 (6.15%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.85%) SEPA
4 2 (1.54%) GDPR
5 1 (0.77%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (14.62%) Docker
2 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.77%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (9.23%) Puppet
2 11 (8.46%) Ansible
3 4 (3.08%) Control-M
4 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (1.54%) Suricata
5 1 (0.77%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 48 (36.92%) Oracle
2 20 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.08%) Arqiva
4 4 (3.08%) BT
4 4 (3.08%) IBM
5 3 (2.31%) SAP
5 3 (2.31%) VMware
6 2 (1.54%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.54%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.54%) BMC
6 2 (1.54%) Charles River
6 2 (1.54%) FactSet
6 2 (1.54%) Qualys
6 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.54%) Splunk
6 2 (1.54%) Sun
6 2 (1.54%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.54%) Tripwire
6 2 (1.54%) Vermilion