Period
to 17 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 335 337 329
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8 +9
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 487 137 539
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.97% 0.71% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.05% 2.47% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 287 107 420
10th Percentile £45,000 £46,050 £42,375
25th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +20.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £92,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 15,969 5,556 15,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 31.91% 28.72% 29.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9,448 4,720 13,266
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £54,229 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £98,750
England median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.36% +4.76% +5.00%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in London

RDBMS
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for RDBMS in London

RDBMS
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing RDBMS in London over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Salary histogram for RDBMS in London

RDBMS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the London region over the 6 months to 17 October 2021. 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
Central London -59 21 £65,000 -13.33% 11
West London -73 16 £55,000 -26.67% 5
South London -32 9 £50,000 -44.44% 1
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 487 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 268 (55.03%) SQL
3 250 (51.33%) AWS
4 218 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
5 200 (41.07%) Java
6 172 (35.32%) Azure
7 171 (35.11%) SQL Server
8 169 (34.70%) Python
9 168 (34.50%) PostgreSQL
10 154 (31.62%) Git (software)
11 148 (30.39%) Finance
12 147 (30.18%) JavaScript
13 145 (29.77%) NoSQL
14 138 (28.34%) Kafka
15 133 (27.31%) GCP
16 132 (27.10%) TDD
17 129 (26.49%) Spring
17 129 (26.49%) Docker
18 123 (25.26%) Software Engineering
19 116 (23.82%) Microservices
20 114 (23.41%) Kubernetes
21 110 (22.59%) Full Stack Development
22 108 (22.18%) Social Skills
23 105 (21.56%) .NET
24 99 (20.33%) C#
25 98 (20.12%) Oracle
25 98 (20.12%) React
26 97 (19.92%) DevOps
26 97 (19.92%) Node.js
27 96 (19.71%) Spring Boot

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 34 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (3.70%) Apache
3 16 (3.29%) Apache Spark
4 15 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.46%) Apache Airflow
6 10 (2.05%) Luigi
6 10 (2.05%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.85%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (1.03%) nginx
9 4 (0.82%) CMS
9 4 (0.82%) Confluence
9 4 (0.82%) Jupyter
9 4 (0.82%) SAS
10 3 (0.62%) IIS
11 2 (0.41%) GemFire
11 2 (0.41%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.21%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.87%) InVision
2 14 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.87%) Sketch
3 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) SPSS
4 1 (0.21%) Stata
Business Applications
1 14 (2.87%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 10 (2.05%) Primavera
3 9 (1.85%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 250 (51.33%) AWS
2 172 (35.32%) Azure
3 133 (27.31%) GCP
4 52 (10.68%) Serverless
5 45 (9.24%) Power Platform
6 35 (7.19%) GitHub
7 34 (6.98%) AWS Lambda
8 27 (5.54%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (5.13%) Amazon ECS
9 25 (5.13%) SaaS
10 24 (4.93%) Snowflake
11 21 (4.31%) Amazon SQS
11 21 (4.31%) IaaS
11 21 (4.31%) PaaS
12 18 (3.70%) Amazon Kinesis
13 15 (3.08%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 12 (2.46%) Slack
15 11 (2.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 10 (2.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 10 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.90%) Firewall
2 16 (3.29%) MQTT
3 15 (3.08%) Network Security
4 13 (2.67%) HTTP
5 12 (2.46%) DNS
6 11 (2.26%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.85%) 5G
7 9 (1.85%) Broadband
8 6 (1.23%) SMTP
8 6 (1.23%) SSL
9 5 (1.03%) VPN
10 3 (0.62%) Internet
11 2 (0.41%) FTP
12 1 (0.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 487 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 171 (35.11%) SQL Server
3 168 (34.50%) PostgreSQL
4 145 (29.77%) NoSQL
5 89 (18.28%) MySQL
6 71 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
7 63 (12.94%) Big Data
8 60 (12.32%) DB2
9 53 (10.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 46 (9.45%) Tableau
11 45 (9.24%) Power BI
12 42 (8.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 42 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 34 (6.98%) Redis
14 31 (6.37%) MongoDB
15 29 (5.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 23 (4.72%) Amazon Aurora
16 23 (4.72%) Oracle Database
17 22 (4.52%) Data Lake
18 15 (3.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 154 (31.62%) Git (software)
2 88 (18.07%) Jenkins
3 67 (13.76%) Octopus Deploy
4 66 (13.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 58 (11.91%) NUnit
6 46 (9.45%) Gradle
6 46 (9.45%) Postman
7 44 (9.03%) Cypress.io
7 44 (9.03%) Moq
8 37 (7.60%) Bitbucket Server
9 35 (7.19%) Eclipse
9 35 (7.19%) IntelliJ
10 24 (4.93%) Selenium
11 18 (3.70%) JMeter
11 18 (3.70%) SoapUI
12 16 (3.29%) Log4Net
12 16 (3.29%) Newman
12 16 (3.29%) TestCafe
13 10 (2.05%) JUnit
14 9 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 148 (30.39%) Finance
2 108 (22.18%) Social Skills
3 74 (15.20%) Banking
4 43 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (6.57%) Investment Banking
6 21 (4.31%) Games
7 17 (3.49%) Presentation Skills
8 13 (2.67%) Manufacturing
9 12 (2.46%) Public Sector
10 9 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.64%) Telecoms
12 7 (1.44%) Retail
13 6 (1.23%) Organisational Skills
14 5 (1.03%) Law
14 5 (1.03%) Marketing
15 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.82%) Legal
15 4 (0.82%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.62%) Electronics
16 3 (0.62%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 214 (43.94%) Developer
2 90 (18.48%) Java Developer
3 71 (14.58%) Software Engineer
4 59 (12.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 40 (8.21%) Architect
6 32 (6.57%) Senior Software Engineer
7 30 (6.16%) Senior Developer
8 29 (5.95%) AWS Developer
8 29 (5.95%) Python Engineer
9 28 (5.75%) Technical Leader
10 26 (5.34%) Analyst
11 24 (4.93%) Java Engineer
11 24 (4.93%) React Developer
12 23 (4.72%) Programmer
13 22 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
14 21 (4.31%) Consultant
14 21 (4.31%) Lead Developer
15 20 (4.11%) AWS Engineer
15 20 (4.11%) Python Software Engineer
15 20 (4.11%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (28.34%) Kafka
2 129 (26.49%) Spring
3 105 (21.56%) .NET
4 98 (20.12%) React
5 97 (19.92%) Node.js
6 96 (19.71%) Spring Boot
7 81 (16.63%) REST
8 58 (11.91%) AngularJS
8 58 (11.91%) Jest
9 55 (11.29%) Web Services
10 54 (11.09%) RabbitMQ
11 49 (10.06%) RESTful
12 44 (9.03%) Enzyme
13 42 (8.62%) ASP.NET
14 33 (6.78%) XML
15 32 (6.57%) Middleware
16 30 (6.16%) HTML
17 27 (5.54%) gRPC
18 26 (5.34%) Sass
19 24 (4.93%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.80%) Derivative
2 30 (6.16%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (4.72%) User Experience
4 21 (4.31%) Algorithms
5 20 (4.11%) Hedge funds
5 20 (4.11%) Pricing Data
6 16 (3.29%) Blog
7 14 (2.87%) Fixed Income
8 11 (2.26%) Clustering
9 10 (2.05%) Data Structures
9 10 (2.05%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 10 (2.05%) Robotics
10 9 (1.85%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.85%) NHS
10 9 (1.85%) Social Media
11 8 (1.64%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.64%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.44%) Legacy Systems
12 7 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 80 (16.43%) Windows
2 66 (13.55%) Unix
3 55 (11.29%) Linux
4 29 (5.95%) Android
4 29 (5.95%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.67%) Mac OS X
6 8 (1.64%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.41%) Solaris
8 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (27.10%) TDD
3 123 (25.26%) Software Engineering
4 116 (23.82%) Microservices
5 110 (22.59%) Full Stack Development
6 97 (19.92%) DevOps
7 87 (17.86%) Data Management
8 86 (17.66%) ETL
8 86 (17.66%) Scrum
9 80 (16.43%) Business Intelligence
10 76 (15.61%) Unit Testing
11 74 (15.20%) Computer Science
12 71 (14.58%) Analytics
13 69 (14.17%) Data Modelling
14 65 (13.35%) Data Science
15 60 (12.32%) Event-Driven
16 59 (12.11%) Functional Programming
17 54 (11.09%) Visualisation
18 53 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
19 50 (10.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 268 (55.03%) SQL
2 200 (41.07%) Java
3 169 (34.70%) Python
4 147 (30.18%) JavaScript
5 99 (20.33%) C#
6 73 (14.99%) TypeScript
7 50 (10.27%) PowerShell
8 38 (7.80%) Scala
9 35 (7.19%) Kotlin
10 30 (6.16%) Go
11 25 (5.13%) Bash Shell
12 24 (4.93%) C++
13 18 (3.70%) C
13 18 (3.70%) Java 8
13 18 (3.70%) T-SQL
14 16 (3.29%) ES6
15 15 (3.08%) R
15 15 (3.08%) VBA
16 14 (2.87%) Groovy
17 10 (2.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 81 (16.63%) Degree
2 17 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.67%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (1.03%) PhD
5 4 (0.82%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.62%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.62%) MCITP
6 3 (0.62%) MCSE
6 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.41%) CCSP
7 2 (0.41%) CEH
7 2 (0.41%) CISA
7 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.41%) CISSP
7 2 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.41%) GIAC
7 2 (0.41%) GISF
7 2 (0.41%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (14.99%) QA
2 29 (5.95%) Data Quality
3 23 (4.72%) EMIR
3 23 (4.72%) MiFID
4 14 (2.87%) GDPR
5 7 (1.44%) Accessibility
6 6 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.23%) WAI
7 2 (0.41%) NIST
7 2 (0.41%) PSD2
8 1 (0.21%) SEPA
8 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 129 (26.49%) Docker
2 3 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 114 (23.41%) Kubernetes
2 64 (13.14%) Terraform
3 62 (12.73%) Grafana
4 23 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (3.70%) Kibana
5 18 (3.70%) logstash
6 16 (3.29%) HAProxy
6 16 (3.29%) Opsgenie
6 16 (3.29%) Pingdom
6 16 (3.29%) ZABBIX
7 15 (3.08%) Ansible
8 12 (2.46%) MIIS
9 10 (2.05%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (1.85%) Oozie
11 4 (0.82%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.82%) Puppet
12 3 (0.62%) Consul
12 3 (0.62%) HP Fortify
12 3 (0.62%) Nagios
12 3 (0.62%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 98 (20.12%) Oracle
2 72 (14.78%) Microsoft
3 70 (14.37%) Google
4 63 (12.94%) Sybase
5 20 (4.11%) New Relic
6 16 (3.29%) IBM
7 15 (3.08%) Informatica
8 13 (2.67%) GoldenSource
8 13 (2.67%) MuleSoft
8 13 (2.67%) Splunk
9 12 (2.46%) Cloudera
9 12 (2.46%) Sun
10 10 (2.05%) Autodesk
10 10 (2.05%) StreamSets
11 9 (1.85%) Adobe
11 9 (1.85%) AppDynamics
11 9 (1.85%) Hortonworks
11 9 (1.85%) Xamarin
12 7 (1.44%) Dynatrace
12 7 (1.44%) Murex