Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK > England
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 353 323 279
Rank change year-on-year -30 -44 +4
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 1,477 1,610 2,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.92% 1.01% 1.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.99% 3.29% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,146 1,191 1,882
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,625 £81,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 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 49,384 48,868 58,619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.72% 30.69% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 40,798 41,904 50,515
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 £29,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -49 664 £62,500 - 114
South East +97 356 £50,000 - 49
North of England -45 174 £45,000 +5.88% 47
East of England -68 121 £55,000 +10.00% 15
North West -3 120 £47,500 +4.40% 27
South West -37 93 £30,000 -29.41% 19
Midlands -7 78 £47,500 +14.46% 18
Yorkshire -15 48 £45,000 +12.50% 12
East Midlands +1 42 £50,000 +11.11% 11
West Midlands -5 36 £47,500 +21.79% 7
North East -15 6 £40,000 +4.70% 8
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1,477 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 710 (48.07%) SQL
3 639 (43.26%) Java
4 611 (41.37%) Oracle
5 600 (40.62%) Agile Software Development
6 583 (39.47%) SQL Server
7 434 (29.38%) Linux
8 364 (24.64%) Finance
9 362 (24.51%) Amazon AWS
10 340 (23.02%) .NET
11 323 (21.87%) NoSQL
12 312 (21.12%) Python
13 296 (20.04%) JavaScript
14 291 (19.70%) C#
15 263 (17.81%) Unix
16 256 (17.33%) Big Data
17 241 (16.32%) HTML
18 239 (16.18%) Degree
19 235 (15.91%) Oracle Database
20 233 (15.78%) Web Services
21 226 (15.30%) Spring
22 223 (15.10%) Microsoft
23 220 (14.90%) AngularJS
24 216 (14.62%) XML
24 216 (14.62%) ETL
25 210 (14.22%) MySQL
26 204 (13.81%) TDD
27 203 (13.74%) Problem-Solving
28 202 (13.68%) Scrum
29 199 (13.47%) Analytical Skills

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
1 134 (9.07%) Apache Spark
2 131 (8.87%) WebSphere
3 118 (7.99%) WebLogic
4 99 (6.70%) Apache
5 83 (5.62%) Tomcat
6 76 (5.15%) JBoss
7 44 (2.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 40 (2.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 39 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
10 35 (2.37%) Confluence
11 24 (1.62%) Apache Solr
12 23 (1.56%) Apache Pig
13 21 (1.42%) CMS
14 20 (1.35%) OpenStack
14 20 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
15 19 (1.29%) IIS
16 17 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
17 16 (1.08%) SAS
17 16 (1.08%) SharePoint
17 16 (1.08%) WildFly
Applications
1 25 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 15 (1.02%) SPSS
4 7 (0.47%) Weka
5 6 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.14%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.14%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 23 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
3 13 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.68%) Magento
5 8 (0.54%) Maximo
5 8 (0.54%) SAP Hybris
5 8 (0.54%) SDL Web 8
6 7 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.41%) MetaTrader
8 5 (0.34%) Elite 3E
9 4 (0.27%) CSG Singleview
9 4 (0.27%) PeopleSoft CRM
10 2 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
10 2 (0.14%) FastStats
11 1 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.068%) Endur
11 1 (0.068%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 362 (24.51%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (6.09%) SaaS
4 62 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
5 42 (2.84%) Serverless
6 27 (1.83%) IaaS
7 25 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
8 23 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (1.35%) Amazon S3
9 20 (1.35%) Bluemix
9 20 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
10 19 (1.29%) PaaS
11 14 (0.95%) GitHub
12 12 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
13 11 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
14 10 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
15 8 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (0.54%) Office 365
16 7 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
16 7 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (4.87%) HTTP
2 41 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 35 (2.37%) Firewall
3 35 (2.37%) Internet
3 35 (2.37%) SAN
4 30 (2.03%) NAS
5 26 (1.76%) SSH
6 18 (1.22%) AMQP
7 16 (1.08%) VPN
8 14 (0.95%) DNS
9 8 (0.54%) DHCP
9 8 (0.54%) PuTTY
10 5 (0.34%) MQTT
10 5 (0.34%) SMS
10 5 (0.34%) SSL
11 4 (0.27%) FTP
12 3 (0.20%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.14%) 3G
13 2 (0.14%) IPsec
13 2 (0.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,477 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 583 (39.47%) SQL Server
3 323 (21.87%) NoSQL
4 256 (17.33%) Big Data
5 235 (15.91%) Oracle Database
6 210 (14.22%) MySQL
7 176 (11.92%) PostgreSQL
8 171 (11.58%) Data Warehouse
9 157 (10.63%) MongoDB
10 149 (10.09%) Hadoop
11 115 (7.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 95 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 73 (4.94%) DB2
14 64 (4.33%) Oracle Database 11g
15 59 (3.99%) Apache Hive
15 59 (3.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 46 (3.11%) HBase
17 43 (2.91%) Oracle Database 12c
17 43 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 35 (2.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 182 (12.32%) Git (software)
2 113 (7.65%) Maven
3 110 (7.45%) Jenkins
4 102 (6.91%) Subversion
5 67 (4.54%) JIRA
6 46 (3.11%) Ant
7 44 (2.98%) Gradle
7 44 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 35 (2.37%) Eclipse
9 33 (2.23%) Vagrant
10 32 (2.17%) TeamCity
11 28 (1.90%) gulp
11 28 (1.90%) JUnit
12 26 (1.76%) Visual Studio
13 25 (1.69%) Bundler
13 25 (1.69%) Selenium
14 24 (1.62%) Cucumber
15 21 (1.42%) SonarQube
16 20 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 20 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 364 (24.64%) Finance
2 121 (8.19%) Banking
3 98 (6.64%) Retail
4 74 (5.01%) Financial Institution
5 67 (4.54%) Investment Banking
6 44 (2.98%) Games
7 41 (2.78%) Marketing
8 28 (1.90%) Advertising
9 22 (1.49%) Back Office
10 21 (1.42%) Law
11 19 (1.29%) Billing
11 19 (1.29%) Legal
12 18 (1.22%) Manufacturing
13 17 (1.15%) Telecoms
14 16 (1.08%) Electronics
15 12 (0.81%) Automotive
15 12 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.61%) Military
17 7 (0.47%) French Language
17 7 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 629 (42.59%) Developer
2 236 (15.98%) Java Developer
3 156 (10.56%) DBA
4 124 (8.40%) Analyst
4 124 (8.40%) Architect
5 114 (7.72%) Senior Developer
6 112 (7.58%) C# Developer
7 109 (7.38%) Software Developer
8 106 (7.18%) .NET Developer
9 88 (5.96%) Administrator
10 71 (4.81%) C# Software Developer
11 70 (4.74%) Applications Support
12 68 (4.60%) Oracle DBA
13 66 (4.47%) C# .NET Developer
14 63 (4.27%) Consultant
15 62 (4.20%) Data Engineer
16 61 (4.13%) SQL DBA
17 60 (4.06%) Support Analyst
18 51 (3.45%) Software Engineer
19 50 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (23.02%) .NET
2 241 (16.32%) HTML
3 233 (15.78%) Web Services
4 226 (15.30%) Spring
5 220 (14.90%) AngularJS
6 216 (14.62%) XML
7 177 (11.98%) J2EE
8 156 (10.56%) RESTful
9 153 (10.36%) REST
10 135 (9.14%) CSS
11 120 (8.12%) React
12 117 (7.92%) JSON
13 113 (7.65%) Java EE
14 112 (7.58%) Hibernate
14 112 (7.58%) HTML5
15 108 (7.31%) SOAP
16 104 (7.04%) ASP.NET
17 102 (6.91%) .NET Framework
18 90 (6.09%) Kafka
19 85 (5.75%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 199 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
2 190 (12.86%) Computer Science
3 107 (7.24%) Fintech
4 72 (4.87%) Self-Motivation
5 71 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
6 70 (4.74%) Algorithms
7 58 (3.93%) Management Information System
8 56 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
9 50 (3.39%) Data Structures
10 47 (3.18%) Cyberthreat
11 46 (3.11%) Clustering
12 34 (2.30%) Replication
13 32 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
13 32 (2.17%) Mobile App
14 30 (2.03%) Virtual Team
15 21 (1.42%) User Experience
16 15 (1.02%) Life Science
17 13 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
17 13 (0.88%) Derivative
18 12 (0.81%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 434 (29.38%) Linux
2 263 (17.81%) Unix
3 187 (12.66%) Windows
4 86 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (2.71%) Windows Server
6 35 (2.37%) Solaris
7 21 (1.42%) Android
8 9 (0.61%) VMS
9 8 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.47%) HPUX
10 7 (0.47%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.41%) AIX
12 5 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.14%) CentOS
14 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 600 (40.62%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (14.62%) ETL
3 204 (13.81%) TDD
4 203 (13.74%) Problem-Solving
5 202 (13.68%) Scrum
6 190 (12.86%) DevOps
7 189 (12.80%) OO
8 169 (11.44%) Microservices
9 164 (11.10%) MVC
10 161 (10.90%) Software Engineering
11 156 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
12 148 (10.02%) SDLC
13 146 (9.88%) Analytics
13 146 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
14 143 (9.68%) Open Source
15 142 (9.61%) Test Automation
16 96 (6.50%) Data Modelling
17 92 (6.23%) SOA
18 91 (6.16%) Performance Tuning
19 90 (6.09%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 710 (48.07%) SQL
2 639 (43.26%) Java
3 312 (21.12%) Python
4 296 (20.04%) JavaScript
5 291 (19.70%) C#
6 132 (8.94%) Perl
7 123 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 117 (7.92%) Shell Script
9 105 (7.11%) T-SQL
10 102 (6.91%) Java 8
11 93 (6.30%) Bash Shell
12 91 (6.16%) C++
13 80 (5.42%) PowerShell
13 80 (5.42%) Scala
14 58 (3.93%) PHP
15 54 (3.66%) Ruby
16 44 (2.98%) C
17 38 (2.57%) R
18 34 (2.30%) TypeScript
19 33 (2.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 239 (16.18%) Degree
2 73 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 29 (1.96%) Master's Degree
5 23 (1.56%) OCP
5 23 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
6 17 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
7 15 (1.02%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (0.95%) SC Cleared
9 7 (0.47%) OCA
9 7 (0.47%) PhD
10 6 (0.41%) MCSA
10 6 (0.41%) MCSE
11 5 (0.34%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.34%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.27%) MBA
12 4 (0.27%) PMP
12 4 (0.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (6.84%) QA
2 45 (3.05%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.49%) GDPR
4 14 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.81%) SLA
6 10 (0.68%) GCP
7 9 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.61%) SEPA
8 5 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.20%) HL7
System Software
1 135 (9.14%) Docker
2 81 (5.48%) Oracle RAC
3 25 (1.69%) HDFS
4 22 (1.49%) Active Directory
5 21 (1.42%) Apache Flume
5 21 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.34%) Xen
9 3 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.20%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.20%) KVM
9 3 (0.20%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.068%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 90 (6.09%) Puppet
2 61 (4.13%) Ansible
3 53 (3.59%) Kubernetes
4 43 (2.91%) Data Guard
5 40 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (2.57%) Oracle RMAN
7 33 (2.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 24 (1.62%) Terraform
9 12 (0.81%) Galera Cluster
9 12 (0.81%) Mesos
10 9 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
11 8 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.47%) Nagios
12 7 (0.47%) Oozie
13 6 (0.41%) Control-M
14 5 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 5 (0.34%) MOM
14 5 (0.34%) Salt
15 4 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
15 4 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 611 (41.37%) Oracle
2 223 (15.10%) Microsoft
3 61 (4.13%) Tableau
4 60 (4.06%) Red Hat
4 60 (4.06%) SAP
5 56 (3.79%) Sybase
6 53 (3.59%) IBM
7 38 (2.57%) Teradata
8 34 (2.30%) Splunk
9 30 (2.03%) Google
10 29 (1.96%) Informatica
11 28 (1.90%) Talend
12 24 (1.62%) hybris
13 22 (1.49%) VMware
14 20 (1.35%) Cloudera
14 20 (1.35%) ServiceNow
15 18 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
16 17 (1.15%) AppDynamics
16 17 (1.15%) MuleSoft
17 16 (1.08%) Hortonworks