Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 424 372 342
Rank change year-on-year -52 -30 -15
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 257 1,046 1,486
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.83% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.03% 3.09% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 202 894 1,172
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £41,000 £32,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +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 12,634 33,882 45,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 28.41% 26.91% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10,708 28,153 37,118
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,589 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -23 137 £78,750 +5.00% 19
South East +98 50 £60,000 +14.29% 12
Midlands +152 32 £48,500 +61.67% 8
North of England +31 28 £50,000 +11.11% 11
West Midlands +113 20 £48,500 +61.67% 6
Yorkshire +33 13 £46,000 +2.22% 1
East Midlands +95 12 £50,000 +48.15% 2
North West +80 12 £52,500 -3.64% 8
East of England +55 7 £65,000 +30.00% 2
South West +75 4 £50,500 +1.73% 4
North East +24 3 £52,500 +50.00% 2
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 257 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 118 (45.91%) SQL
3 99 (38.52%) SQL Server
4 96 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (33.46%) AWS
6 85 (33.07%) Oracle
7 84 (32.68%) Finance
8 75 (29.18%) Java
9 74 (28.79%) NoSQL
10 63 (24.51%) Azure
10 63 (24.51%) Python
11 62 (24.12%) Git (software)
12 53 (20.62%) Linux
13 51 (19.84%) Big Data
14 49 (19.07%) ETL
15 47 (18.29%) MySQL
16 44 (17.12%) JavaScript
16 44 (17.12%) Oracle Database
17 43 (16.73%) Business Intelligence
18 42 (16.34%) Microservices
19 41 (15.95%) DevOps
19 41 (15.95%) Degree
20 40 (15.56%) Analytics
21 39 (15.18%) Microsoft
21 39 (15.18%) Data Modelling
22 38 (14.79%) Computer Science
22 38 (14.79%) Docker
23 35 (13.62%) Performance Tuning
23 35 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
23 35 (13.62%) Hadoop

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 32 (12.45%) Apache Spark
2 13 (5.06%) Apache
3 6 (2.33%) Confluence
3 6 (2.33%) IIS
4 5 (1.95%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.17%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.78%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.78%) SAS
8 1 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.39%) CMS
8 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.39%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.39%) nginx
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.56%) Camtasia
2 4 (1.56%) MadCap Flare
2 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.78%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) Maximo
3 1 (0.39%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 86 (33.46%) AWS
2 63 (24.51%) Azure
3 16 (6.23%) GCP
4 14 (5.45%) Power Platform
5 12 (4.67%) Amazon S3
5 12 (4.67%) IaaS
6 10 (3.89%) OpenShift
6 10 (3.89%) SaaS
7 8 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (3.11%) PaaS
8 7 (2.72%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (2.33%) GitHub
9 6 (2.33%) Serverless
10 5 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (1.56%) Office 365
12 3 (1.17%) Amazon ECS
13 2 (0.78%) Amazon SageMaker
14 1 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.28%) SAN
2 10 (3.89%) Internet
3 8 (3.11%) Kerberos
4 7 (2.72%) 5G
4 7 (2.72%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (1.56%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.17%) Firewall
7 2 (0.78%) HTTP
7 2 (0.78%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.78%) SSH
7 2 (0.78%) SSL
7 2 (0.78%) VPN
8 1 (0.39%) BGP
8 1 (0.39%) DMZ
8 1 (0.39%) DNS
8 1 (0.39%) OSPF
8 1 (0.39%) SMTP
8 1 (0.39%) SNMP
8 1 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 99 (38.52%) SQL Server
3 74 (28.79%) NoSQL
4 51 (19.84%) Big Data
5 47 (18.29%) MySQL
6 44 (17.12%) Oracle Database
7 35 (13.62%) Hadoop
8 34 (13.23%) Data Lake
8 34 (13.23%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (7.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (7.78%) Apache Hive
10 20 (7.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 20 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (6.61%) MongoDB
12 16 (6.23%) HBase
12 16 (6.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (5.45%) OLTP
13 14 (5.45%) Power BI
14 13 (5.06%) Impala
Development Applications
1 62 (24.12%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.95%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.89%) JIRA
4 9 (3.50%) ERwin
5 8 (3.11%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (2.33%) GitLab
6 6 (2.33%) JUnit
6 6 (2.33%) Maven
6 6 (2.33%) Subversion
6 6 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.95%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.95%) Selenium
8 4 (1.56%) PHPUnit
8 4 (1.56%) PowerDesigner
8 4 (1.56%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.17%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.17%) HP UFT
9 3 (1.17%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.17%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.78%) Mercurial
General
1 84 (32.68%) Finance
2 27 (10.51%) Banking
3 11 (4.28%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.89%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.11%) Retail
6 4 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.56%) Marketing
7 2 (0.78%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Electronics
7 2 (0.78%) Front Office
7 2 (0.78%) Games
7 2 (0.78%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
8 1 (0.39%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (30.35%) Developer
2 44 (17.12%) Architect
3 42 (16.34%) DBA
4 25 (9.73%) Administrator
4 25 (9.73%) Java Developer
5 21 (8.17%) Data Architect
5 21 (8.17%) Oracle DBA
6 20 (7.78%) Senior Developer
7 19 (7.39%) SQL DBA
8 17 (6.61%) PHP Developer
9 16 (6.23%) Data Engineer
10 12 (4.67%) Senior Architect
11 11 (4.28%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (3.89%) Consultant
13 9 (3.50%) Digital Developer
13 9 (3.50%) Python Developer
13 9 (3.50%) Python Engineer
13 9 (3.50%) Senior PHP Developer
13 9 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (3.11%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.84%) RESTful
2 31 (12.06%) Spring
3 28 (10.89%) Kafka
4 24 (9.34%) XML
5 23 (8.95%) CSS
6 21 (8.17%) .NET
7 18 (7.00%) HTML
7 18 (7.00%) J2EE
8 15 (5.84%) AngularJS
8 15 (5.84%) JSON
9 14 (5.45%) React
9 14 (5.45%) Spring Boot
10 13 (5.06%) Hibernate
10 13 (5.06%) jQuery
10 13 (5.06%) SOAP
11 11 (4.28%) JMS
11 11 (4.28%) LDAP
11 11 (4.28%) Pandas
12 10 (3.89%) gRPC
12 10 (3.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.00%) Algorithms
3 13 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.67%) Client/Server
4 12 (4.67%) User Experience
5 10 (3.89%) Clustering
5 10 (3.89%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.89%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.50%) Social Network
7 8 (3.11%) Credit Risk
8 7 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.72%) Replication
8 7 (2.72%) Virtual Team
9 6 (2.33%) FMCG
10 5 (1.95%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.56%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.56%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 53 (20.62%) Linux
2 27 (10.51%) Windows
3 23 (8.95%) Unix
4 14 (5.45%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.11%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.72%) Solaris
8 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.78%) HPUX
9 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.39%) CentOS
10 1 (0.39%) Debian
10 1 (0.39%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (19.07%) ETL
3 43 (16.73%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (16.34%) Microservices
5 41 (15.95%) DevOps
6 40 (15.56%) Analytics
7 39 (15.18%) Data Modelling
8 38 (14.79%) Computer Science
9 35 (13.62%) Performance Tuning
10 34 (13.23%) SDLC
11 33 (12.84%) Scrum
12 28 (10.89%) Test Automation
13 26 (10.12%) Machine Learning
13 26 (10.12%) OO
13 26 (10.12%) Software Engineering
14 25 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (9.34%) Requirements Gathering
16 21 (8.17%) Artificial Intelligence
17 20 (7.78%) Decision-Making
18 18 (7.00%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 118 (45.91%) SQL
2 75 (29.18%) Java
3 63 (24.51%) Python
4 44 (17.12%) JavaScript
5 27 (10.51%) PHP
6 26 (10.12%) Scala
7 21 (8.17%) Shell Script
8 19 (7.39%) C#
9 11 (4.28%) Java 8
10 9 (3.50%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.72%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.33%) C
12 6 (2.33%) C++
13 5 (1.95%) R
14 4 (1.56%) Go
14 4 (1.56%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.56%) VBA
15 3 (1.17%) Kotlin
15 3 (1.17%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (15.95%) Degree
2 10 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.72%) AWS Certification
4 5 (1.95%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.78%) SAP Certification
5 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) CCIE
6 1 (0.39%) CCNA
6 1 (0.39%) CCNP
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.39%) MCSE
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.39%) OCP
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.39%) RHCE
6 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.12%) Data Quality
2 25 (9.73%) QA
3 24 (9.34%) GDPR
4 9 (3.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.17%) NIST
5 3 (1.17%) PMO
6 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.78%) SLA
7 1 (0.39%) COBIT
7 1 (0.39%) COSO
7 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.39%) MiFID
System Software
1 38 (14.79%) Docker
2 14 (5.45%) HDFS
3 6 (2.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.56%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.39%) BIND 9
7 1 (0.39%) LXC
7 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.39%) zsh
Systems Management
1 29 (11.28%) Kubernetes
2 21 (8.17%) Ansible
3 13 (5.06%) Hadoop YARN
4 11 (4.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (3.11%) NetBackup
5 8 (3.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (3.11%) SCOrch
6 6 (2.33%) Terraform
7 4 (1.56%) Data Guard
7 4 (1.56%) Puppet
8 3 (1.17%) Oozie
9 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.78%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.78%) Rancher
10 1 (0.39%) CloudHub
10 1 (0.39%) Grafana
10 1 (0.39%) Icinga
10 1 (0.39%) Kibana
10 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 85 (33.07%) Oracle
2 39 (15.18%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.00%) Red Hat
4 15 (5.84%) Google
5 14 (5.45%) Talend
6 12 (4.67%) Databricks
7 11 (4.28%) IBM
8 9 (3.50%) Cloudera
8 9 (3.50%) SAP
8 9 (3.50%) Tableau
9 8 (3.11%) Ab Initio
9 8 (3.11%) Splunk
10 7 (2.72%) Informatica
10 7 (2.72%) Sun
10 7 (2.72%) Teradata
10 7 (2.72%) Zend
11 6 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (2.33%) VMware
12 5 (1.95%) Cisco
12 5 (1.95%) HP