Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK > England
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 387 379 356
Rank change year-on-year -8 -23 -45
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 812 1,130 1,436
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.76% 0.82% 0.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.87% 2.90% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 673 975 1,125
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 28,320 38,981 51,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.62% 28.18% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 23,330 32,255 43,071
Median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in England

RDBMS
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RDBMS in England.

Salary trend for RDBMS in England

RDBMS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing RDBMS in England over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020. 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 +24 395 £75,000 +7.14% 36
South East +38 199 £48,000 -12.73% 9
North of England +9 103 £50,000 +11.11% 19
North West +17 61 £70,000 +60.00% 12
South West -10 41 £35,000 -12.50% 5
East of England +38 40 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Yorkshire +29 36 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Midlands +24 34 £42,000 -6.67% 6
West Midlands +37 28 £40,000 -20.00% 2
East Midlands +20 6 £62,500 +38.89% 4
North East -5 6 £31,880 +2.84% 4
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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.

1 812 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 510 (62.81%) SQL
3 343 (42.24%) SQL Server
4 333 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
5 313 (38.55%) Oracle
6 281 (34.61%) Java
7 235 (28.94%) AWS
8 192 (23.65%) Python
9 169 (20.81%) NoSQL
10 166 (20.44%) Finance
11 162 (19.95%) Linux
12 156 (19.21%) Degree
13 153 (18.84%) Software Engineering
13 153 (18.84%) Azure
14 141 (17.36%) C#
15 140 (17.24%) .NET
16 137 (16.87%) Computer Science
17 127 (15.64%) PostgreSQL
18 120 (14.78%) MySQL
19 119 (14.66%) Spring
20 117 (14.41%) DevOps
21 116 (14.29%) Migration
22 113 (13.92%) Web Services
23 108 (13.30%) Scrum
23 108 (13.30%) Microservices
24 106 (13.05%) JavaScript
25 105 (12.93%) Microsoft
26 104 (12.81%) SDLC
27 101 (12.44%) HTML
28 100 (12.32%) Unix

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 48 (5.91%) Apache Spark
2 41 (5.05%) IIS
3 29 (3.57%) Apache
4 25 (3.08%) Confluence
5 18 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (2.09%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.72%) SAS
8 13 (1.60%) SharePoint
9 12 (1.48%) JBoss
10 7 (0.86%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.62%) WildFly
13 4 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
13 4 (0.49%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.49%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.37%) CMS
14 3 (0.37%) ColdFusion
14 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.74%) Camtasia
3 6 (0.74%) MadCap Flare
3 6 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.72%) WebTrends
2 8 (0.99%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.25%) Magento
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.25%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 235 (28.94%) AWS
2 153 (18.84%) Azure
3 68 (8.37%) SaaS
4 52 (6.40%) GCP
5 40 (4.93%) Power Platform
6 37 (4.56%) Amazon EC2
7 29 (3.57%) Amazon S3
8 25 (3.08%) IaaS
9 23 (2.83%) Amazon Kinesis
10 20 (2.46%) Amazon SQS
11 17 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (1.97%) Serverless
13 12 (1.48%) PaaS
14 10 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
15 8 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
16 7 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
16 7 (0.86%) Azure Stack
16 7 (0.86%) Office 365
16 7 (0.86%) OpenShift
16 7 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.69%) TCP/IP
2 16 (1.97%) HTTP
3 15 (1.85%) Internet
4 9 (1.11%) VPN
5 8 (0.99%) Network Security
5 8 (0.99%) SAN
6 7 (0.86%) Firewall
7 6 (0.74%) PBX
8 5 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (0.62%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.37%) DMZ
9 3 (0.37%) DNS
9 3 (0.37%) SSH
10 2 (0.25%) ATM
10 2 (0.25%) NAS
10 2 (0.25%) Skype
10 2 (0.25%) SWIFTNet
11 1 (0.12%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.12%) CDMA
11 1 (0.12%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 812 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 343 (42.24%) SQL Server
3 169 (20.81%) NoSQL
4 127 (15.64%) PostgreSQL
5 120 (14.78%) MySQL
6 95 (11.70%) Data Warehouse
7 87 (10.71%) Oracle Database
8 63 (7.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 61 (7.51%) MongoDB
10 58 (7.14%) Big Data
11 54 (6.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 52 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 43 (5.30%) Apache Cassandra
14 40 (4.93%) Power BI
15 38 (4.68%) Hadoop
16 36 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
17 32 (3.94%) SQL Server 2016
18 30 (3.69%) Amazon Aurora
18 30 (3.69%) Amazon Redshift
19 27 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 84 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 84 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 48 (5.91%) JIRA
3 41 (5.05%) Selenium
4 40 (4.93%) JUnit
5 34 (4.19%) SoapUI
6 33 (4.06%) HP UFT
6 33 (4.06%) LoadRunner
6 33 (4.06%) Maven
7 28 (3.45%) TeamCity
8 17 (2.09%) Visual Studio
9 14 (1.72%) Ant
9 14 (1.72%) Mockito
10 13 (1.60%) Gradle
10 13 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (1.48%) ERwin
11 12 (1.48%) PowerDesigner
12 11 (1.35%) PowerBuilder
13 10 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 166 (20.44%) Finance
2 39 (4.80%) Banking
3 19 (2.34%) Retail
4 18 (2.22%) Games
4 18 (2.22%) Public Sector
5 17 (2.09%) Front Office
6 15 (1.85%) Back Office
7 11 (1.35%) Legal
8 9 (1.11%) Marketing
9 8 (0.99%) Law
10 7 (0.86%) Advertising
10 7 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.86%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.74%) Automotive
12 5 (0.62%) Local Government
13 3 (0.37%) iGaming
13 3 (0.37%) Publishing
14 2 (0.25%) Billing
14 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 268 (33.00%) Developer
2 118 (14.53%) Java Developer
3 87 (10.71%) Analyst
4 81 (9.98%) Architect
5 77 (9.48%) DBA
6 76 (9.36%) Software Engineer
7 58 (7.14%) Java Engineer
8 51 (6.28%) Java Software Engineer
9 49 (6.03%) Support Analyst
10 48 (5.91%) Senior Developer
11 45 (5.54%) Data Engineer
12 44 (5.42%) Data Architect
13 41 (5.05%) Applications Support
13 41 (5.05%) SQL DBA
14 40 (4.93%) Consultant
15 39 (4.80%) Administrator
15 39 (4.80%) AWS Engineer
15 39 (4.80%) Java Software Developer
16 33 (4.06%) AWS Developer
17 32 (3.94%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (17.24%) .NET
2 119 (14.66%) Spring
3 113 (13.92%) Web Services
4 101 (12.44%) HTML
5 97 (11.95%) RESTful
6 90 (11.08%) CSS
7 80 (9.85%) XML
8 71 (8.74%) AngularJS
9 63 (7.76%) J2EE
10 62 (7.64%) Kafka
11 60 (7.39%) Spring Boot
12 57 (7.02%) JSON
12 57 (7.02%) SOAP
13 53 (6.53%) ASP.NET
13 53 (6.53%) REST
14 50 (6.16%) React
15 38 (4.68%) HTML5
16 37 (4.56%) .NET Framework
17 32 (3.94%) Node.js
18 31 (3.82%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 94 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
3 42 (5.17%) Virtual Team
4 38 (4.68%) Self-Motivation
5 34 (4.19%) Management Information System
6 31 (3.82%) Data Structures
7 27 (3.33%) Pricing Data
8 26 (3.20%) Greenfield Project
9 23 (2.83%) Fixed Income
10 22 (2.71%) Algorithms
10 22 (2.71%) Public Cloud
11 21 (2.59%) Clustering
11 21 (2.59%) Data Centre
12 20 (2.46%) Reference Data
13 17 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
14 16 (1.97%) Driving Licence
15 14 (1.72%) Mobile App
15 14 (1.72%) Reinsurance
16 13 (1.60%) Private Cloud
17 12 (1.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 162 (19.95%) Linux
2 100 (12.32%) Unix
3 67 (8.25%) Windows
4 43 (5.30%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.97%) Android
5 16 (1.97%) CentOS
6 13 (1.60%) Oracle Linux
7 12 (1.48%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.48%) Solaris
8 9 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.99%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.49%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.49%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.25%) AIX
13 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.25%) VME
14 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (18.84%) Software Engineering
3 137 (16.87%) Computer Science
4 117 (14.41%) DevOps
5 116 (14.29%) Migration
6 108 (13.30%) Microservices
6 108 (13.30%) Scrum
7 104 (12.81%) SDLC
8 98 (12.07%) Data Modelling
9 92 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
10 84 (10.34%) Data Migration
11 77 (9.48%) ETL
12 75 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
12 75 (9.24%) Mentoring
13 73 (8.99%) Analytics
13 73 (8.99%) Performance Tuning
14 64 (7.88%) MVC
15 63 (7.76%) TDD
16 62 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
17 60 (7.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 510 (62.81%) SQL
2 281 (34.61%) Java
3 192 (23.65%) Python
4 141 (17.36%) C#
5 106 (13.05%) JavaScript
6 84 (10.34%) PL/SQL
7 64 (7.88%) Scala
8 56 (6.90%) T-SQL
9 50 (6.16%) Bash Shell
10 49 (6.03%) Shell Script
11 43 (5.30%) PowerShell
12 35 (4.31%) PHP
13 34 (4.19%) Ruby
14 29 (3.57%) Java 8
15 26 (3.20%) R
16 21 (2.59%) Perl
17 19 (2.34%) C
18 17 (2.09%) Groovy
19 15 (1.85%) C++
20 14 (1.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 156 (19.21%) Degree
2 88 (10.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 26 (3.20%) Master's Degree
5 22 (2.71%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (1.60%) AWS Certification
8 12 (1.48%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (0.99%) DBS Check
10 7 (0.86%) PhD
11 4 (0.49%) HND
11 4 (0.49%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.49%) MCSD
12 3 (0.37%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.37%) MCP
13 2 (0.25%) MCAD
13 2 (0.25%) MCPD
13 2 (0.25%) MCSE
13 2 (0.25%) MCTS
14 1 (0.12%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.91%) QA
2 35 (4.31%) SLA
3 33 (4.06%) PMO
4 30 (3.69%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.11%) GDPR
6 7 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.37%) COBIT
7 3 (0.37%) COSO
7 3 (0.37%) NIST
8 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 96 (11.82%) Docker
2 28 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.08%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.97%) Apache Flume
5 13 (1.60%) HDFS
6 10 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.86%) KVM
8 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.12%) Cronacle
9 1 (0.12%) GeoWebCache
9 1 (0.12%) NFS
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.12%) vSphere
9 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 63 (7.76%) Kubernetes
2 32 (3.94%) Ansible
3 19 (2.34%) Grafana
4 18 (2.22%) Puppet
5 17 (2.09%) Prometheus
6 15 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (1.60%) Kibana
7 13 (1.60%) Terraform
8 11 (1.35%) Oozie
9 9 (1.11%) Istio
9 9 (1.11%) linkerd
10 8 (0.99%) Data Guard
10 8 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (0.99%) Rancher
11 7 (0.86%) Packer
12 6 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
12 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.62%) Matomo
14 4 (0.49%) Control-M
Vendors
1 313 (38.55%) Oracle
2 105 (12.93%) Microsoft
3 49 (6.03%) Sybase
4 37 (4.56%) Tableau
5 36 (4.43%) VMware
6 32 (3.94%) Google
7 13 (1.60%) Adobe
7 13 (1.60%) Databricks
7 13 (1.60%) TIBCO
8 12 (1.48%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.35%) Atlassian
9 11 (1.35%) IBM
9 11 (1.35%) Sun
9 11 (1.35%) Talend
10 10 (1.23%) RedGate
10 10 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.11%) Sparx
12 7 (0.86%) Alteryx
13 6 (0.74%) Cloudera
13 6 (0.74%) Hortonworks