Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 339 315 295
Rank change year-on-year -24 -20 -13
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 1,512 1,759 2,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.95% 1.06% 1.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.16% 3.47% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,132 1,291 1,592
England median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% - -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +1.94% -

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 47,835 50,746 55,938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.09% 30.46% 30.04%
Number of salaries quoted 39,124 42,677 48,379
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 2018. 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 -35 690 £60,000 -4.00% 82
South East +76 361 £50,000 -4.76% 35
North of England -12 167 £45,000 +5.88% 25
South West -4 120 £34,750 -16.27% 23
East of England -36 112 £50,000 - 18
North West -15 86 £47,500 +18.75% 16
Midlands -17 81 £47,500 +5.56% 13
Yorkshire +23 65 £45,000 +2.86% 7
West Midlands +36 55 £47,500 +5.56% 10
East Midlands -27 26 £52,500 +16.67% 3
North East -16 16 £40,000 +2.67% 2
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 England region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 1,512 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 776 (51.32%) SQL
3 654 (43.25%) Java
4 630 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 613 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
6 587 (38.82%) Oracle
7 413 (27.31%) Linux
8 400 (26.46%) .NET
9 399 (26.39%) Amazon AWS
10 373 (24.67%) NoSQL
11 360 (23.81%) Finance
12 348 (23.02%) JavaScript
13 344 (22.75%) C#
14 324 (21.43%) Python
15 292 (19.31%) Microsoft
16 285 (18.85%) HTML
17 253 (16.73%) Problem-Solving
18 252 (16.67%) Unix
19 243 (16.07%) Web Services
20 234 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
21 233 (15.41%) Big Data
22 232 (15.34%) Spring
22 232 (15.34%) Oracle Database
23 230 (15.21%) AngularJS
24 228 (15.08%) OO
25 213 (14.09%) XML
26 211 (13.96%) Microservices
27 208 (13.76%) Scrum
28 205 (13.56%) Degree
29 204 (13.49%) Software Engineering

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
1 110 (7.28%) Apache Spark
2 108 (7.14%) JBoss
3 93 (6.15%) Apache
4 79 (5.22%) WebSphere
5 78 (5.16%) Tomcat
6 77 (5.09%) WebLogic
7 38 (2.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 33 (2.18%) Confluence
8 33 (2.18%) IIS
9 30 (1.98%) CMS
9 30 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
10 26 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 23 (1.52%) Apache Solr
12 21 (1.39%) SharePoint
13 18 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 18 (1.19%) GlassFish
14 16 (1.06%) OpenStack
15 13 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
16 10 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
17 9 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 41 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.33%) SPSS
5 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.13%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.13%) Weka
8 1 (0.066%) GIMP
8 1 (0.066%) HipChat
8 1 (0.066%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (0.93%) Oracle 11i
5 12 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
5 12 (0.79%) SDL Web 8
6 11 (0.73%) Magento
7 8 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.33%) Elite 3E
8 5 (0.33%) MetaTrader
9 4 (0.26%) CSG Singleview
9 4 (0.26%) PeopleSoft CRM
10 2 (0.13%) FastStats
10 2 (0.13%) Maximo
10 2 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.13%) R3 Corda
10 2 (0.13%) Sentinel
11 1 (0.066%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.066%) Oracle Utilities
11 1 (0.066%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 399 (26.39%) Amazon AWS
2 201 (13.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (5.36%) SaaS
4 55 (3.64%) Serverless
5 40 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (2.45%) AWS Lambda
6 37 (2.45%) IaaS
7 35 (2.31%) Amazon S3
8 31 (2.05%) PaaS
9 28 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
10 27 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (1.65%) Amazon Kinesis
12 23 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
13 17 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
14 15 (0.99%) Office 365
15 14 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
15 14 (0.93%) GitHub
15 14 (0.93%) Google Analytics
15 14 (0.93%) OpenShift
16 12 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.17%) HTTP
2 47 (3.11%) TCP/IP
3 43 (2.84%) SAN
4 39 (2.58%) Internet
5 36 (2.38%) NAS
6 35 (2.31%) Firewall
7 17 (1.12%) DNS
8 15 (0.99%) Network Security
9 13 (0.86%) AMQP
9 13 (0.86%) FTP
9 13 (0.86%) SSL
10 12 (0.79%) VPN
11 6 (0.40%) SMTP
12 5 (0.33%) MQTT
13 4 (0.26%) SMS
14 3 (0.20%) DHCP
14 3 (0.20%) Intranet
14 3 (0.20%) IPsec
15 2 (0.13%) 3G
15 2 (0.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,512 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 630 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 373 (24.67%) NoSQL
4 233 (15.41%) Big Data
5 232 (15.34%) Oracle Database
6 181 (11.97%) MySQL
7 179 (11.84%) PostgreSQL
8 169 (11.18%) MongoDB
9 157 (10.38%) Data Warehouse
10 124 (8.20%) Hadoop
11 119 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 106 (7.01%) Apache Cassandra
13 83 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 74 (4.89%) Oracle Database 11g
15 67 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
16 66 (4.37%) DB2
17 58 (3.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 51 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 47 (3.11%) Oracle Database 10g
20 39 (2.58%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 167 (11.04%) Git (software)
2 110 (7.28%) Jenkins
3 108 (7.14%) Maven
4 92 (6.08%) Subversion
5 78 (5.16%) JIRA
6 43 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (2.45%) Gradle
8 36 (2.38%) JUnit
9 32 (2.12%) Ant
9 32 (2.12%) Eclipse
10 30 (1.98%) TeamCity
11 29 (1.92%) Bitbucket
12 26 (1.72%) Selenium
13 23 (1.52%) Visual Studio
14 18 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 17 (1.12%) gulp
16 16 (1.06%) ERwin
17 14 (0.93%) Bundler
17 14 (0.93%) Cucumber
18 13 (0.86%) GitLab
General
1 360 (23.81%) Finance
2 147 (9.72%) Banking
3 98 (6.48%) Investment Banking
4 95 (6.28%) Retail
5 92 (6.08%) Financial Institution
6 57 (3.77%) Marketing
7 53 (3.51%) Games
8 28 (1.85%) Electronics
9 24 (1.59%) Advertising
9 24 (1.59%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.52%) Telecoms
11 22 (1.46%) Legal
12 19 (1.26%) Front Office
12 19 (1.26%) Law
13 17 (1.12%) Back Office
14 8 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.46%) Billing
16 6 (0.40%) Publishing
17 5 (0.33%) Automotive
18 3 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 598 (39.55%) Developer
2 202 (13.36%) Java Developer
3 177 (11.71%) DBA
4 167 (11.04%) Analyst
5 141 (9.33%) Architect
6 109 (7.21%) Software Developer
7 103 (6.81%) C# Developer
8 102 (6.75%) .NET Developer
9 97 (6.42%) Support Analyst
10 93 (6.15%) Applications Support
10 93 (6.15%) Senior Developer
11 91 (6.02%) Administrator
12 75 (4.96%) Oracle DBA
13 72 (4.76%) Software Engineer
14 67 (4.43%) C# Software Developer
14 67 (4.43%) SQL DBA
15 63 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
15 63 (4.17%) Consultant
16 60 (3.97%) C# .NET Developer
17 48 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 400 (26.46%) .NET
2 285 (18.85%) HTML
3 243 (16.07%) Web Services
4 232 (15.34%) Spring
5 230 (15.21%) AngularJS
6 213 (14.09%) XML
7 168 (11.11%) CSS
8 154 (10.19%) RESTful
9 140 (9.26%) ASP.NET
10 137 (9.06%) REST
11 124 (8.20%) React
12 123 (8.13%) Hibernate
13 118 (7.80%) HTML5
14 113 (7.47%) .NET Framework
15 103 (6.81%) J2EE
16 100 (6.61%) SOAP
17 96 (6.35%) Spring Boot
18 95 (6.28%) Kafka
19 90 (5.95%) jQuery
20 89 (5.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 234 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
2 176 (11.64%) Computer Science
3 126 (8.33%) Fintech
4 80 (5.29%) Algorithms
5 69 (4.56%) Cyberthreat
5 69 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
6 60 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
7 55 (3.64%) Data Structures
8 45 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
9 42 (2.78%) Virtual Team
10 40 (2.65%) Clustering
10 40 (2.65%) Management Information System
11 35 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
11 35 (2.31%) Mobile App
12 30 (1.98%) Replication
12 30 (1.98%) User Experience
13 24 (1.59%) Analytical Mindset
13 24 (1.59%) Derivative
14 14 (0.93%) CMDB
14 14 (0.93%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 413 (27.31%) Linux
2 252 (16.67%) Unix
3 202 (13.36%) Windows
4 83 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 62 (4.10%) Windows Server
6 29 (1.92%) Solaris
7 15 (0.99%) Android
8 12 (0.79%) AIX
9 11 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
10 8 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.40%) HPUX
11 6 (0.40%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.33%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.26%) CentOS
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.066%) Debian
15 1 (0.066%) Mesosphere
15 1 (0.066%) VMS
15 1 (0.066%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 613 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (16.73%) Problem-Solving
3 228 (15.08%) OO
4 211 (13.96%) Microservices
5 208 (13.76%) Scrum
6 204 (13.49%) Software Engineering
7 188 (12.43%) TDD
8 187 (12.37%) DevOps
9 186 (12.30%) ETL
10 175 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
11 162 (10.71%) MVC
12 152 (10.05%) Analytics
13 138 (9.13%) SDLC
14 120 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
14 120 (7.94%) Test Automation
15 112 (7.41%) ITIL
16 109 (7.21%) Low Latency
17 101 (6.68%) Multithreading
17 101 (6.68%) Performance Tuning
18 99 (6.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 776 (51.32%) SQL
2 654 (43.25%) Java
3 348 (23.02%) JavaScript
4 344 (22.75%) C#
5 324 (21.43%) Python
6 135 (8.93%) PL/SQL
7 122 (8.07%) Shell Script
8 117 (7.74%) PowerShell
9 114 (7.54%) T-SQL
10 111 (7.34%) Perl
11 104 (6.88%) Java 8
12 100 (6.61%) Bash Shell
13 86 (5.69%) Scala
14 80 (5.29%) C++
15 58 (3.84%) PHP
16 57 (3.77%) Ruby
17 53 (3.51%) C
18 34 (2.25%) R
19 32 (2.12%) TypeScript
19 32 (2.12%) XAML
Qualifications
1 205 (13.56%) Degree
2 56 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (1.32%) MCSA
5 20 (1.32%) MCSE
6 15 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
7 14 (0.93%) Master's Degree
7 14 (0.93%) OCP
8 12 (0.79%) SC Cleared
9 11 (0.73%) PhD
10 10 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (0.40%) GSEC
11 6 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.40%) OCA
12 5 (0.33%) MCDBA
13 3 (0.20%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.13%) MCP
15 1 (0.066%) PMP
15 1 (0.066%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.42%) QA
2 55 (3.64%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.46%) GCP
3 22 (1.46%) SLA
4 19 (1.26%) PCI DSS
5 16 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.99%) GDPR
6 15 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.46%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.20%) HL7
9 1 (0.066%) MiFID
System Software
1 99 (6.55%) Docker
2 96 (6.35%) Oracle RAC
3 54 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 27 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.93%) HDFS
6 12 (0.79%) Apache Flume
7 7 (0.46%) Firmware
8 6 (0.40%) KVM
8 6 (0.40%) oVirt
9 4 (0.26%) Xen
10 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.066%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.066%) Varnish
11 1 (0.066%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.066%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 74 (4.89%) Puppet
2 66 (4.37%) Kubernetes
3 61 (4.03%) Data Guard
4 56 (3.70%) Ansible
5 46 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (2.71%) Oracle RMAN
7 32 (2.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 21 (1.39%) Terraform
9 18 (1.19%) ITRS Geneos
10 16 (1.06%) Nagios
11 11 (0.73%) Salt
12 10 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
12 10 (0.66%) Control-M
13 9 (0.60%) Oracle ZFS
14 8 (0.53%) Oozie
15 6 (0.40%) Galera Cluster
15 6 (0.40%) Mesos
15 6 (0.40%) NetBackup
15 6 (0.40%) rkt
15 6 (0.40%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 587 (38.82%) Oracle
2 292 (19.31%) Microsoft
3 89 (5.89%) Sybase
4 64 (4.23%) Red Hat
5 60 (3.97%) Google
6 52 (3.44%) IBM
7 48 (3.17%) Informatica
8 44 (2.91%) SAP
9 40 (2.65%) Tableau
10 38 (2.51%) AppDynamics
11 33 (2.18%) hybris
12 28 (1.85%) Trillium
13 27 (1.79%) VMware
14 26 (1.72%) OutSystems
14 26 (1.72%) Splunk
15 23 (1.52%) ServiceNow
16 21 (1.39%) Atlassian
17 20 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
18 19 (1.26%) Adobe
19 18 (1.19%) BMC