Period
to 22 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 377 336 346
Rank change year-on-year -41 +10 -41
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 1,019 1,461 1,614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.82% 0.96% 0.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.04% 3.32% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 842 1,146 1,159
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,750 £32,304
90th Percentile £100,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 33,514 44,002 50,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.83% 29.02% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27,982 36,373 42,342
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,875 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing RDBMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in England

RDBMS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for RDBMS in England

RDBMS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

Salary histogram for RDBMS in England

RDBMS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 507 £77,500 +24.00% 66
North of England +62 176 £50,000 +11.11% 30
South East -87 172 £52,500 -2.33% 38
Yorkshire +52 121 £47,500 +5.56% 10
East of England +43 80 £50,000 -16.67% 12
North West +37 53 £63,000 +40.00% 18
South West -58 48 £47,500 +11.76% 14
Midlands -11 32 £39,500 -24.76% 11
West Midlands -30 24 £39,500 -31.30% 6
East Midlands +22 8 £33,750 -25.00% 5
North East +6 2 £35,000 -12.50% 2
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 1,019 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 653 (64.08%) SQL
3 516 (50.64%) SQL Server
4 446 (43.77%) Oracle
5 392 (38.47%) Java
6 391 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
7 287 (28.16%) AWS
8 262 (25.71%) Finance
9 254 (24.93%) Software Engineering
10 230 (22.57%) Azure
11 209 (20.51%) MySQL
12 198 (19.43%) PostgreSQL
13 191 (18.74%) Microsoft
14 190 (18.65%) DevOps
15 189 (18.55%) Microservices
15 189 (18.55%) .NET
16 177 (17.37%) C#
17 174 (17.08%) Scrum
18 160 (15.70%) Web Services
19 155 (15.21%) Linux
20 154 (15.11%) Spring
21 153 (15.01%) HTML
22 145 (14.23%) JavaScript
23 142 (13.94%) OO
24 139 (13.64%) Python
25 129 (12.66%) Docker
26 127 (12.46%) J2EE
27 122 (11.97%) Degree
28 117 (11.48%) CSS
29 114 (11.19%) ETL

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 68 (6.67%) JBoss
2 47 (4.61%) CMS
3 41 (4.02%) WebSphere
4 37 (3.63%) Tomcat
5 35 (3.43%) Apache Solr
6 34 (3.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 34 (3.34%) Apache
7 24 (2.36%) Apache Spark
8 19 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (1.67%) Confluence
9 17 (1.67%) IIS
10 15 (1.47%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.28%) SharePoint
12 11 (1.08%) Drupal
12 11 (1.08%) Umbraco
13 10 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 10 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
13 10 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (0.79%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.59%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 40 (3.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.098%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 34 (3.34%) Magento
1 34 (3.34%) SDL Web 8
2 30 (2.94%) WebTrends
3 26 (2.55%) SAP Hybris
4 11 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
6 9 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
6 9 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.69%) PolarLake
8 6 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.39%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 1 (0.098%) Adobe Campaign
11 1 (0.098%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 1 (0.098%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.098%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 287 (28.16%) AWS
2 230 (22.57%) Azure
3 78 (7.65%) SaaS
4 61 (5.99%) GCP
5 58 (5.69%) Power Platform
6 57 (5.59%) Cloud Computing
7 33 (3.24%) Serverless
8 22 (2.16%) OpenShift
9 20 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
10 18 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
10 18 (1.77%) IaaS
11 17 (1.67%) Amazon Kinesis
12 16 (1.57%) PaaS
13 14 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
13 14 (1.37%) GitHub
14 10 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (0.88%) Office 365
16 7 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
17 5 (0.49%) PowerApps
18 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 59 (5.79%) HTTP
2 48 (4.71%) Internet
3 31 (3.04%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.98%) DNS
5 9 (0.88%) NAS
5 9 (0.88%) SAN
6 6 (0.59%) SSL
7 5 (0.49%) DHCP
7 5 (0.49%) Firewall
7 5 (0.49%) Network Security
7 5 (0.49%) PBX
8 4 (0.39%) ATM
8 4 (0.39%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.39%) VPN
9 3 (0.29%) Broadband
10 2 (0.20%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.20%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.20%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.20%) Telnet
10 2 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,019 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 516 (50.64%) SQL Server
3 209 (20.51%) MySQL
4 198 (19.43%) PostgreSQL
5 112 (10.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 107 (10.50%) NoSQL
7 106 (10.40%) Data Warehouse
8 101 (9.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 95 (9.32%) Oracle Database
10 63 (6.18%) Amazon Aurora
10 63 (6.18%) MongoDB
11 58 (5.69%) Power BI
12 49 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
13 45 (4.42%) Big Data
13 45 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
14 43 (4.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 42 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
16 35 (3.43%) GIS
17 34 (3.34%) Endeca
18 32 (3.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 110 (10.79%) Jenkins
2 83 (8.15%) JIRA
3 77 (7.56%) Git (software)
4 68 (6.67%) JUnit
5 56 (5.50%) TeamCity
6 52 (5.10%) Maven
7 31 (3.04%) Ant
8 28 (2.75%) Subversion
9 26 (2.55%) CruiseControl
9 26 (2.55%) FishEye
9 26 (2.55%) Hudson
10 23 (2.26%) Selenium
11 21 (2.06%) ClearQuest
12 20 (1.96%) SonarQube
13 19 (1.86%) git-flow
14 17 (1.67%) CircleCI
14 17 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
15 13 (1.28%) Bitbucket
15 13 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
16 12 (1.18%) SoapUI
General
1 262 (25.71%) Finance
2 100 (9.81%) Banking
3 50 (4.91%) Marketing
4 39 (3.83%) Front Office
5 35 (3.43%) Investment Banking
6 27 (2.65%) Legal
7 25 (2.45%) Retail
8 18 (1.77%) Automotive
8 18 (1.77%) Public Sector
9 16 (1.57%) Telecoms
10 15 (1.47%) Law
11 14 (1.37%) Games
12 12 (1.18%) Back Office
13 10 (0.98%) General Ledger
14 9 (0.88%) Electronics
14 9 (0.88%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.79%) International Banking
16 6 (0.59%) Billing
17 3 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 345 (33.86%) Developer
2 188 (18.45%) Java Developer
3 146 (14.33%) DBA
4 139 (13.64%) Software Engineer
5 95 (9.32%) Java Engineer
6 92 (9.03%) Java Software Engineer
7 86 (8.44%) Architect
7 86 (8.44%) Java Software Developer
8 85 (8.34%) Analyst
9 84 (8.24%) Administrator
10 78 (7.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 75 (7.36%) SQL DBA
12 71 (6.97%) AWS Engineer
13 64 (6.28%) AWS Developer
14 59 (5.79%) AWS Software Engineer
15 56 (5.50%) Software Developer
16 55 (5.40%) Consultant
17 51 (5.00%) Data Engineer
18 43 (4.22%) Solutions Architect
19 42 (4.12%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (18.55%) .NET
2 160 (15.70%) Web Services
3 154 (15.11%) Spring
4 153 (15.01%) HTML
5 127 (12.46%) J2EE
6 117 (11.48%) CSS
7 102 (10.01%) RESTful
7 102 (10.01%) XML
8 87 (8.54%) AngularJS
9 86 (8.44%) ASP.NET
9 86 (8.44%) J2SE
10 67 (6.58%) REST
11 66 (6.48%) JSON
12 64 (6.28%) Dropwizard
13 63 (6.18%) gRPC
14 61 (5.99%) ASP.NET MVC
14 61 (5.99%) Hibernate
15 56 (5.50%) .NET Framework
16 54 (5.30%) HTML5
17 50 (4.91%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 81 (7.95%) Self-Motivation
2 63 (6.18%) Pricing Data
3 60 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (4.81%) Management Information System
5 46 (4.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 42 (4.12%) Clustering
7 41 (4.02%) Replication
8 39 (3.83%) Virtual Team
9 37 (3.63%) Derivative
9 37 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
10 35 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
11 31 (3.04%) Equities
12 29 (2.85%) Fixed Income
13 25 (2.45%) Private Cloud
14 23 (2.26%) Credit Risk
14 23 (2.26%) Data Structures
15 20 (1.96%) Algorithms
16 19 (1.86%) Data Centre
16 19 (1.86%) Mobile App
17 18 (1.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 155 (15.21%) Linux
2 108 (10.60%) Windows
3 94 (9.22%) Unix
4 46 (4.51%) Windows Server
5 17 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
6 15 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.37%) Android
7 14 (1.37%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.08%) Solaris
10 10 (0.98%) CentOS
11 6 (0.59%) VME
12 5 (0.49%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.20%) AIX
14 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.098%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.098%) HPUX
15 1 (0.098%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (24.93%) Software Engineering
3 190 (18.65%) DevOps
4 189 (18.55%) Microservices
5 174 (17.08%) Scrum
6 142 (13.94%) OO
7 114 (11.19%) ETL
8 110 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
9 108 (10.60%) TDD
10 107 (10.50%) Analytics
11 101 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
12 98 (9.62%) MVC
13 95 (9.32%) Data Management
14 93 (9.13%) Data Modelling
15 92 (9.03%) Asset Management
15 92 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
16 90 (8.83%) Project Management
17 89 (8.73%) Computer Science
17 89 (8.73%) SDLC
18 88 (8.64%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 653 (64.08%) SQL
2 392 (38.47%) Java
3 177 (17.37%) C#
4 145 (14.23%) JavaScript
5 139 (13.64%) Python
6 75 (7.36%) T-SQL
7 62 (6.08%) PowerShell
8 56 (5.50%) Bash Shell
8 56 (5.50%) PL/SQL
9 54 (5.30%) Scala
10 43 (4.22%) Shell Script
11 38 (3.73%) Java 8
11 38 (3.73%) Perl
12 37 (3.63%) C
13 34 (3.34%) PHP
14 31 (3.04%) Ruby
15 29 (2.85%) C++
16 25 (2.45%) VB.NET
17 15 (1.47%) XAML
18 13 (1.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 122 (11.97%) Degree
2 50 (4.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 23 (2.26%) SC Cleared
5 21 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (1.86%) Master's Degree
7 14 (1.37%) MCP
8 12 (1.18%) MCAD
8 12 (1.18%) MCPD
8 12 (1.18%) MCTS
9 9 (0.88%) HND
10 7 (0.69%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.49%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.29%) MCSD
12 3 (0.29%) OCP
13 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.20%) MCSE
14 1 (0.098%) CEH
14 1 (0.098%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.43%) QA
2 28 (2.75%) Data Quality
3 21 (2.06%) SLA
4 9 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.59%) GDPR
6 5 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.29%) HL7
7 3 (0.29%) PMO
8 2 (0.20%) Basel III
System Software
1 129 (12.66%) Docker
2 56 (5.50%) Active Directory
3 28 (2.75%) Oracle RAC
4 27 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.88%) Firmware
6 6 (0.59%) GridGain
6 6 (0.59%) HDFS
6 6 (0.59%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.49%) vSphere
8 4 (0.39%) Xen
9 2 (0.20%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.20%) XenApp
10 1 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.098%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.098%) iptables
10 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.098%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 86 (8.44%) Kubernetes
2 66 (6.48%) Ansible
3 58 (5.69%) Puppet
4 51 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (3.43%) Terraform
6 21 (2.06%) Data Guard
7 17 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
8 15 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 15 (1.47%) Prometheus
9 13 (1.28%) Istio
10 12 (1.18%) Grafana
10 12 (1.18%) linkerd
11 8 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.69%) Oozie
13 5 (0.49%) Nagios
13 5 (0.49%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.39%) Kibana
14 4 (0.39%) Rancher
15 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
15 3 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 446 (43.77%) Oracle
2 191 (18.74%) Microsoft
3 87 (8.54%) Sybase
4 59 (5.79%) Adobe
5 53 (5.20%) Salesforce.com
6 50 (4.91%) SAP
7 44 (4.32%) Google
8 39 (3.83%) Atlassian
9 38 (3.73%) VMware
10 34 (3.34%) Elastic Path
10 34 (3.34%) hybris
10 34 (3.34%) Interwoven
11 29 (2.85%) IBM
12 28 (2.75%) Red Hat
13 24 (2.36%) Sun
14 21 (2.06%) Tableau
15 18 (1.77%) Talend
16 16 (1.57%) Informatica
16 16 (1.57%) Teradata
16 16 (1.57%) TIBCO