Period
to 20 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 384 348 307
Rank change year-on-year -36 -41 -6
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 1,048 1,492 1,750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.95% 1.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.94% 3.15% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 865 1,117 1,285
England median annual salary £60,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.15% +1.90% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £96,600 £87,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 35,596 47,391 50,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 27.17% 30.03% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 29,498 38,753 42,341
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,589 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +2 528 £70,000 +16.67% 66
South East -88 180 £55,000 +10.00% 23
North of England +28 169 £45,000 - 37
Yorkshire +40 100 £45,000 - 14
East of England +39 81 £50,000 - 9
North West +2 63 £46,250 -2.63% 19
South West -50 60 £50,000 +33.33% 15
Midlands -14 26 £40,000 -15.79% 7
East Midlands +22 15 £37,500 -26.83% 1
West Midlands -19 9 £45,000 -5.26% 6
North East +11 6 £33,500 -16.25% 4
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 1,048 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 674 (64.31%) SQL
3 529 (50.48%) SQL Server
4 455 (43.42%) Oracle
5 429 (40.94%) Java
6 408 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
7 265 (25.29%) Amazon AWS
8 260 (24.81%) Finance
9 207 (19.75%) Software Engineering
10 199 (18.99%) Microsoft Azure
11 194 (18.51%) MySQL
12 191 (18.23%) OO
13 189 (18.03%) .NET
14 187 (17.84%) C#
14 187 (17.84%) Linux
15 177 (16.89%) ETL
16 174 (16.60%) PostgreSQL
17 170 (16.22%) Microsoft
18 169 (16.13%) DevOps
19 163 (15.55%) Scrum
19 163 (15.55%) Python
20 159 (15.17%) HTML
21 152 (14.50%) JavaScript
22 143 (13.65%) Spring
23 142 (13.55%) Degree
24 136 (12.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 136 (12.98%) Data Warehouse
25 132 (12.60%) Windows
26 129 (12.31%) Docker
27 128 (12.21%) Analytics

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 90 (8.59%) JBoss
2 65 (6.20%) Tomcat
3 60 (5.73%) WebLogic
4 49 (4.68%) Apache
4 49 (4.68%) CMS
5 39 (3.72%) WebSphere
6 37 (3.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 34 (3.24%) Apache Solr
8 29 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
9 28 (2.67%) Apache Spark
10 23 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 13 (1.24%) Confluence
12 12 (1.15%) Drupal
12 12 (1.15%) SharePoint
13 11 (1.05%) Umbraco
14 9 (0.86%) IIS
15 8 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 6 (0.57%) OpenStack
16 6 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 32 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.19%) Weka
3 1 (0.095%) ArchiCAD
3 1 (0.095%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.095%) MicroStation
3 1 (0.095%) Revit
3 1 (0.095%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 33 (3.15%) Magento
2 32 (3.05%) SAP Hybris
3 31 (2.96%) SDL Web 8
4 16 (1.53%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.67%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.57%) PolarLake
7 5 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.19%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 2 (0.19%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.095%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 1 (0.095%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.095%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 265 (25.29%) Amazon AWS
2 199 (18.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (8.02%) SaaS
4 66 (6.30%) Power Platform
5 52 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
6 47 (4.48%) OpenShift
7 43 (4.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 30 (2.86%) PaaS
9 28 (2.67%) Serverless
10 21 (2.00%) IaaS
11 15 (1.43%) GitHub
12 14 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
13 13 (1.24%) Amazon S3
14 12 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.95%) Office 365
16 9 (0.86%) Amazon Kinesis
16 9 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
17 8 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
18 7 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
19 6 (0.57%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 72 (6.87%) HTTP
2 54 (5.15%) TCP/IP
3 43 (4.10%) Internet
4 39 (3.72%) Firewall
5 26 (2.48%) Broadband
6 12 (1.15%) DNS
7 11 (1.05%) NAS
7 11 (1.05%) SAN
8 9 (0.86%) SSL
9 8 (0.76%) VPN
10 6 (0.57%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.38%) DHCP
11 4 (0.38%) Network Security
12 2 (0.19%) Intranet
12 2 (0.19%) IPsec
12 2 (0.19%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.19%) LTE
12 2 (0.19%) PBX
12 2 (0.19%) Wireless
13 1 (0.095%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,048 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 529 (50.48%) SQL Server
3 194 (18.51%) MySQL
4 174 (16.60%) PostgreSQL
5 136 (12.98%) Data Warehouse
5 136 (12.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 117 (11.16%) NoSQL
7 116 (11.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 79 (7.54%) Big Data
9 77 (7.35%) MongoDB
10 75 (7.16%) Oracle Database
10 75 (7.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 66 (6.30%) Power BI
12 62 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
13 47 (4.48%) Hadoop
14 44 (4.20%) Apache Cassandra
15 41 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 40 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
17 39 (3.72%) BusinessObjects
18 38 (3.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 99 (9.45%) Jenkins
2 76 (7.25%) Git (software)
3 66 (6.30%) JIRA
4 64 (6.11%) JUnit
5 43 (4.10%) Subversion
6 39 (3.72%) Maven
7 33 (3.15%) TeamCity
8 29 (2.77%) Ant
9 18 (1.72%) SonarQube
10 16 (1.53%) Bitbucket
10 16 (1.53%) CruiseControl
10 16 (1.53%) FishEye
10 16 (1.53%) Hudson
10 16 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
12 12 (1.15%) ReSharper
12 12 (1.15%) Selenium
13 11 (1.05%) ClearQuest
14 10 (0.95%) SpecFlow
General
1 260 (24.81%) Finance
2 78 (7.44%) Banking
3 66 (6.30%) Marketing
4 48 (4.58%) Front Office
5 45 (4.29%) Telecoms
6 44 (4.20%) Investment Banking
7 28 (2.67%) Retail
8 24 (2.29%) Legal
9 23 (2.19%) Public Sector
10 16 (1.53%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.34%) Electronics
12 12 (1.15%) Back Office
13 8 (0.76%) International Banking
13 8 (0.76%) Law
14 6 (0.57%) Automotive
15 5 (0.48%) Advertising
15 5 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.48%) Games
15 5 (0.48%) Publishing
16 4 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 380 (36.26%) Developer
2 168 (16.03%) Java Developer
3 117 (11.16%) Analyst
4 108 (10.31%) DBA
5 102 (9.73%) Architect
6 80 (7.63%) Software Engineer
7 65 (6.20%) SQL DBA
8 63 (6.01%) Senior Developer
9 61 (5.82%) Software Developer
10 54 (5.15%) Administrator
10 54 (5.15%) SQL Developer
11 49 (4.68%) Java Engineer
12 48 (4.58%) Consultant
12 48 (4.58%) Linux Engineer
13 47 (4.48%) SQL Analyst
14 46 (4.39%) Support Analyst
15 45 (4.29%) Applications Support
15 45 (4.29%) Data Architect
15 45 (4.29%) Java Software Developer
16 42 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (18.03%) .NET
2 159 (15.17%) HTML
3 143 (13.65%) Spring
4 128 (12.21%) J2EE
5 123 (11.74%) Web Services
6 106 (10.11%) CSS
7 98 (9.35%) XML
8 90 (8.59%) REST
9 83 (7.92%) AngularJS
10 82 (7.82%) RESTful
11 73 (6.97%) Hibernate
12 67 (6.39%) ASP.NET
13 61 (5.82%) Middleware
14 60 (5.73%) JSON
15 56 (5.34%) HTML5
16 55 (5.25%) SOAP
17 54 (5.15%) jQuery
18 46 (4.39%) J2SE
19 43 (4.10%) JMS
20 41 (3.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 83 (7.92%) Enterprise Software
2 77 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 53 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
5 52 (4.96%) Clustering
6 41 (3.91%) Private Cloud
7 39 (3.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 38 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
9 36 (3.44%) Virtual Team
10 35 (3.34%) Replication
11 34 (3.24%) Fixed Income
12 31 (2.96%) Derivative
13 29 (2.77%) Data Structures
14 24 (2.29%) Credit Risk
15 23 (2.19%) Algorithms
15 23 (2.19%) Equities
16 21 (2.00%) Mobile App
17 19 (1.81%) Pricing Data
18 17 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
18 17 (1.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 187 (17.84%) Linux
2 132 (12.60%) Windows
3 103 (9.83%) Unix
4 36 (3.44%) Windows Server
5 21 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.15%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.05%) Android
8 11 (1.05%) CentOS
9 9 (0.86%) Solaris
10 6 (0.57%) AIX
11 5 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.48%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.29%) ThreadX
12 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.19%) HPUX
13 2 (0.19%) VME
14 1 (0.095%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.095%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (19.75%) Software Engineering
3 191 (18.23%) OO
4 177 (16.89%) ETL
5 169 (16.13%) DevOps
6 163 (15.55%) Scrum
7 128 (12.21%) Analytics
8 125 (11.93%) Microservices
9 123 (11.74%) Business Intelligence
10 105 (10.02%) Problem-Solving
11 102 (9.73%) OOP
12 97 (9.26%) Data Modelling
13 94 (8.97%) Migration
13 94 (8.97%) TDD
14 84 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
15 83 (7.92%) Fintech
16 80 (7.63%) Unit Testing
17 79 (7.54%) MVC
18 77 (7.35%) SDLC
19 76 (7.25%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 674 (64.31%) SQL
2 429 (40.94%) Java
3 187 (17.84%) C#
4 163 (15.55%) Python
5 152 (14.50%) JavaScript
6 113 (10.78%) T-SQL
7 74 (7.06%) Bash Shell
8 64 (6.11%) PowerShell
9 63 (6.01%) Perl
10 60 (5.73%) C++
11 51 (4.87%) Ruby
12 42 (4.01%) PHP
12 42 (4.01%) Scala
13 41 (3.91%) PL/SQL
14 35 (3.34%) Shell Script
15 29 (2.77%) VB.NET
16 25 (2.39%) Java 8
17 24 (2.29%) C
18 18 (1.72%) Groovy
19 13 (1.24%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 142 (13.55%) Degree
2 45 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (3.72%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.00%) Master's Degree
5 13 (1.24%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.76%) CEH
7 7 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.48%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.29%) MCP
9 3 (0.29%) MCSD
9 3 (0.29%) OCP
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.19%) HNC
10 2 (0.19%) HND
10 2 (0.19%) MBCS
11 1 (0.095%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.095%) PhD
11 1 (0.095%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.095%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.10%) Data Quality
2 42 (4.01%) QA
3 19 (1.81%) GDPR
3 19 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.15%) Basel III
5 11 (1.05%) SLA
6 2 (0.19%) HL7
6 2 (0.19%) PSD2
7 1 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 129 (12.31%) Docker
2 53 (5.06%) Oracle RAC
3 38 (3.63%) Active Directory
4 23 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (1.15%) HDFS
6 7 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.57%) Firmware
8 4 (0.38%) Xen
9 3 (0.29%) Varnish
9 3 (0.29%) vSphere
10 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.095%) PowerDNS
11 1 (0.095%) RHEV
11 1 (0.095%) vCloud
11 1 (0.095%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 83 (7.92%) Puppet
2 81 (7.73%) Kubernetes
3 68 (6.49%) Ansible
4 58 (5.53%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (1.91%) Terraform
6 13 (1.24%) Data Guard
7 9 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
7 9 (0.86%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.76%) Grafana
9 7 (0.67%) Nagios
10 6 (0.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 5 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.38%) Istio
13 3 (0.29%) linkerd
13 3 (0.29%) Oozie
13 3 (0.29%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.19%) Control-M
15 1 (0.095%) OpenView
Vendors
1 455 (43.42%) Oracle
2 170 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 76 (7.25%) SAP
4 73 (6.97%) Salesforce.com
5 59 (5.63%) Tableau
6 51 (4.87%) Adobe
7 46 (4.39%) Sybase
8 44 (4.20%) IBM
9 40 (3.82%) Google
10 38 (3.63%) hybris
11 37 (3.53%) VMware
12 35 (3.34%) Elastic Path
13 31 (2.96%) Interwoven
13 31 (2.96%) Sun
14 27 (2.58%) Atlassian
15 26 (2.48%) Pega
15 26 (2.48%) Red Hat
15 26 (2.48%) Talend
16 24 (2.29%) Teradata
17 23 (2.19%) Informatica