Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 358 299 265
Rank change year-on-year -59 -34 0
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 1,436 1,788 2,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.87% 1.08% 1.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.83% 3.63% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,111 1,345 2,092
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +4.17%

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 50,810 49,249 62,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.72% 29.87% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 42,657 42,418 53,482
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -32 720 £65,000 - 99
South East +24 267 £50,000 - 51
North of England -82 168 £45,000 - 29
North West -56 114 £47,500 +1.60% 15
East of England -75 114 £47,500 -5.00% 14
South West -11 94 £37,500 -11.76% 21
Midlands -32 79 £47,500 -5.00% 31
Yorkshire -39 50 £36,250 -19.44% 12
West Midlands -43 41 £50,000 +4.17% 16
East Midlands +10 38 £47,500 -20.83% 14
North East -23 4 £38,959 +2.59% 2
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 1,436 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 703 (48.96%) SQL
3 638 (44.43%) Java
4 592 (41.23%) Oracle
5 544 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
6 478 (33.29%) SQL Server
7 465 (32.38%) Linux
8 418 (29.11%) Finance
9 316 (22.01%) Python
10 302 (21.03%) JavaScript
11 272 (18.94%) Degree
12 266 (18.52%) Unix
13 261 (18.18%) .NET
13 261 (18.18%) NoSQL
14 249 (17.34%) Amazon AWS
15 248 (17.27%) Big Data
16 245 (17.06%) Oracle Database
17 241 (16.78%) HTML
18 231 (16.09%) C#
19 212 (14.76%) Spring
20 210 (14.62%) Hadoop
21 198 (13.79%) OO
22 192 (13.37%) MySQL
22 192 (13.37%) Microsoft
22 192 (13.37%) Git (software)
23 190 (13.23%) Scrum
24 189 (13.16%) ETL
25 187 (13.02%) XML
26 184 (12.81%) Software Engineering
26 184 (12.81%) Computer Science

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
1 145 (10.10%) Apache Spark
2 102 (7.10%) WebSphere
3 93 (6.48%) Apache
4 89 (6.20%) WebLogic
5 60 (4.18%) Tomcat
6 57 (3.97%) JBoss
7 56 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
8 40 (2.79%) Confluence
9 37 (2.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 34 (2.37%) Apache Pig
11 30 (2.09%) SAS
12 27 (1.88%) Apache Solr
13 25 (1.74%) OpenStack
14 21 (1.46%) WildFly
15 18 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 17 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
16 17 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
17 16 (1.11%) IIS
18 12 (0.84%) CMS
18 12 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 22 (1.53%) SPSS
2 16 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.42%) Weka
6 5 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.070%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.070%) Stata
Business Applications
1 22 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
1 22 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (0.97%) Oracle 11i
4 11 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.70%) MetaTrader
6 7 (0.49%) Maximo
7 6 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
7 6 (0.42%) MultiChain
8 5 (0.35%) Magento
9 4 (0.28%) CSG Singleview
9 4 (0.28%) PeopleSoft CRM
9 4 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
10 3 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 3 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.21%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 249 (17.34%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
4 63 (4.39%) SaaS
5 27 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 26 (1.81%) GitHub
7 25 (1.74%) Serverless
8 24 (1.67%) PaaS
9 19 (1.32%) IaaS
10 18 (1.25%) Bluemix
10 18 (1.25%) IBM Cloud
11 13 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
13 10 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
13 10 (0.70%) Amazon S3
14 8 (0.56%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 7 (0.49%) npm
15 7 (0.49%) OpenShift
16 6 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
16 6 (0.42%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.97%) HTTP
2 29 (2.02%) Internet
3 25 (1.74%) SSH
4 23 (1.60%) TCP/IP
5 20 (1.39%) DNS
6 13 (0.91%) DHCP
7 12 (0.84%) SAN
7 12 (0.84%) SSL
7 12 (0.84%) VPN
8 9 (0.63%) Firewall
9 8 (0.56%) PuTTY
10 7 (0.49%) AMQP
10 7 (0.49%) NAS
11 4 (0.28%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.21%) Broadband
12 3 (0.21%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.21%) Network Security
12 3 (0.21%) SMS
13 2 (0.14%) 4G
13 2 (0.14%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,436 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 478 (33.29%) SQL Server
3 261 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 248 (17.27%) Big Data
5 245 (17.06%) Oracle Database
6 210 (14.62%) Hadoop
7 192 (13.37%) MySQL
8 151 (10.52%) PostgreSQL
9 136 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
10 131 (9.12%) MongoDB
11 112 (7.80%) Apache Cassandra
12 83 (5.78%) Apache Hive
13 66 (4.60%) Oracle Database 11g
14 65 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 63 (4.39%) HBase
16 53 (3.69%) Oracle Database 12c
17 50 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 45 (3.13%) DB2
19 34 (2.37%) Redis
20 32 (2.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 192 (13.37%) Git (software)
2 121 (8.43%) Jenkins
3 113 (7.87%) Subversion
4 111 (7.73%) Maven
5 82 (5.71%) JIRA
6 49 (3.41%) Ant
7 33 (2.30%) Vagrant
8 31 (2.16%) Gradle
8 31 (2.16%) JUnit
9 26 (1.81%) Visual Studio
10 24 (1.67%) Selenium
11 23 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
12 21 (1.46%) ClearCase
12 21 (1.46%) Oracle APEX
12 21 (1.46%) TeamCity
13 20 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 20 (1.39%) Cucumber
13 20 (1.39%) Eclipse
13 20 (1.39%) gulp
14 19 (1.32%) SonarQube
General
1 418 (29.11%) Finance
2 135 (9.40%) Banking
3 96 (6.69%) Retail
4 53 (3.69%) Investment Banking
5 43 (2.99%) Front Office
6 34 (2.37%) Marketing
7 28 (1.95%) Back Office
7 28 (1.95%) Financial Institution
8 26 (1.81%) Retail Banking
9 25 (1.74%) Games
10 19 (1.32%) Law
10 19 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.18%) Automotive
11 17 (1.18%) Billing
11 17 (1.18%) Telecoms
12 16 (1.11%) Legal
12 16 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (1.11%) Publishing
13 14 (0.97%) Advertising
14 10 (0.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 629 (43.80%) Developer
2 259 (18.04%) Java Developer
3 151 (10.52%) DBA
4 141 (9.82%) Senior Developer
5 109 (7.59%) Architect
5 109 (7.59%) C# Developer
6 107 (7.45%) .NET Developer
7 91 (6.34%) Software Engineer
8 87 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 85 (5.92%) Analyst
10 83 (5.78%) Administrator
10 83 (5.78%) SQL Developer
11 73 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
12 72 (5.01%) Oracle DBA
13 68 (4.74%) Applications Support
13 68 (4.74%) Consultant
14 67 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
15 53 (3.69%) SQL DBA
16 49 (3.41%) Java Engineer
17 48 (3.34%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (18.18%) .NET
2 241 (16.78%) HTML
3 212 (14.76%) Spring
4 187 (13.02%) XML
5 176 (12.26%) Web Services
6 171 (11.91%) J2EE
7 166 (11.56%) AngularJS
8 161 (11.21%) CSS
9 128 (8.91%) REST
10 117 (8.15%) HTML5
11 112 (7.80%) Hibernate
11 112 (7.80%) Java EE
12 109 (7.59%) JSON
13 108 (7.52%) RESTful
14 84 (5.85%) Middleware
15 81 (5.64%) SOAP
16 76 (5.29%) React
17 74 (5.15%) JMS
18 70 (4.87%) ASP.NET
19 64 (4.46%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 184 (12.81%) Computer Science
2 179 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (5.15%) Fintech
4 66 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 63 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
6 61 (4.25%) Algorithms
7 50 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
8 47 (3.27%) Data Structures
9 45 (3.13%) User Experience
10 31 (2.16%) Clustering
10 31 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
11 27 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 26 (1.81%) Data Centre
13 25 (1.74%) Life Science
14 21 (1.46%) Virtual Team
15 20 (1.39%) Mobile App
15 20 (1.39%) PKI
16 18 (1.25%) SWIFT
17 17 (1.18%) Replication
18 15 (1.04%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 465 (32.38%) Linux
2 266 (18.52%) Unix
3 172 (11.98%) Windows
4 81 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (3.34%) Solaris
6 39 (2.72%) Windows Server
7 15 (1.04%) VMS
8 11 (0.77%) Android
9 9 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (0.49%) AIX
10 7 (0.49%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.35%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.28%) Fedora
13 4 (0.28%) HPUX
14 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (13.79%) OO
3 190 (13.23%) Scrum
4 189 (13.16%) ETL
5 184 (12.81%) Software Engineering
6 181 (12.60%) DevOps
7 175 (12.19%) Analytics
7 175 (12.19%) TDD
8 165 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
9 161 (11.21%) Open Source
9 161 (11.21%) SDLC
10 146 (10.17%) Test Automation
11 144 (10.03%) MVC
12 134 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
13 129 (8.98%) Microservices
14 113 (7.87%) BDD
15 108 (7.52%) Data Modelling
16 100 (6.96%) Mentoring
17 98 (6.82%) Unit Testing
18 94 (6.55%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 703 (48.96%) SQL
2 638 (44.43%) Java
3 316 (22.01%) Python
4 302 (21.03%) JavaScript
5 231 (16.09%) C#
6 118 (8.22%) PL/SQL
6 118 (8.22%) T-SQL
7 115 (8.01%) Shell Script
8 107 (7.45%) C++
9 106 (7.38%) Perl
10 81 (5.64%) Scala
11 75 (5.22%) Bash Shell
12 64 (4.46%) PHP
13 57 (3.97%) Ruby
14 53 (3.69%) C
15 43 (2.99%) PowerShell
16 31 (2.16%) VB.NET
17 29 (2.02%) R
18 22 (1.53%) Go
19 20 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 272 (18.94%) Degree
2 80 (5.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 57 (3.97%) Security Cleared
4 51 (3.55%) Master's Degree
5 24 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
6 23 (1.60%) OCP
6 23 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
7 20 (1.39%) SC Cleared
8 18 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (1.18%) DV Cleared
10 15 (1.04%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.77%) MBA
12 7 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.35%) MCSA
13 5 (0.35%) MCTS
13 5 (0.35%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.28%) PMP
14 4 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.28%) RHCE
14 4 (0.28%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (6.20%) QA
2 50 (3.48%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.11%) SLA
4 15 (1.04%) GDPR
5 9 (0.63%) SEPA
6 6 (0.42%) GCP
7 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.14%) GAAP
9 2 (0.14%) HL7
9 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.070%) PMO
System Software
1 129 (8.98%) Docker
2 60 (4.18%) Oracle RAC
3 33 (2.30%) Active Directory
4 31 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (1.88%) HDFS
6 25 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (1.18%) Apache Flume
8 12 (0.84%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.42%) Xen
10 4 (0.28%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.21%) KVM
12 2 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 82 (5.71%) Puppet
2 79 (5.50%) Ansible
3 44 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (2.99%) Data Guard
5 40 (2.79%) Oracle RMAN
6 39 (2.72%) Kubernetes
7 29 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 20 (1.39%) Terraform
9 15 (1.04%) Mesos
10 13 (0.91%) Control-M
11 11 (0.77%) Oozie
12 8 (0.56%) Galera Cluster
12 8 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
13 7 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
14 6 (0.42%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 6 (0.42%) Suricata
15 5 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
15 5 (0.35%) Salt
16 3 (0.21%) CloudHub
16 3 (0.21%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 592 (41.23%) Oracle
2 192 (13.37%) Microsoft
3 63 (4.39%) SAP
4 57 (3.97%) Tableau
5 48 (3.34%) Red Hat
6 47 (3.27%) IBM
7 41 (2.86%) Teradata
8 38 (2.65%) Sybase
9 33 (2.30%) VMware
10 32 (2.23%) Google
11 31 (2.16%) Talend
12 28 (1.95%) Cloudera
12 28 (1.95%) Splunk
13 22 (1.53%) Informatica
13 22 (1.53%) Netezza
14 20 (1.39%) Hortonworks
15 19 (1.32%) MuleSoft
16 18 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
17 14 (0.97%) hybris
17 14 (0.97%) TIBCO