Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
England > London
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 314 336 384
Rank change year-on-year +22 +48 -47
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 306 374 475
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.93% 0.90% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.22% 3.24% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 216 278 372
10th Percentile £49,375 £41,250 £41,350
25th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £83,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% +12.00%
75th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £91,250
90th Percentile £132,500 £117,500 £107,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,250
% change year-on-year +4.00% +9.17% +4.09%

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 9,491 11,532 17,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 28.95% 27.76% 29.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7,054 9,519 14,513
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 10 May 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 10 May 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 +17 45 £72,500 -10.77% 16
West London +26 9 £65,000 +23.81% 5
South London +10 1 £50,000 -41.18%
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 10 May 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.

1 306 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 193 (63.07%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (57.84%) AWS
4 174 (56.86%) Finance
5 163 (53.27%) Java
6 156 (50.98%) SQL
7 137 (44.77%) Python
8 134 (43.79%) PostgreSQL
9 132 (43.14%) SQL Server
10 123 (40.20%) Microservices
11 108 (35.29%) Oracle
12 106 (34.64%) MySQL
12 106 (34.64%) Banking
13 102 (33.33%) Software Engineering
14 96 (31.37%) NoSQL
15 91 (29.74%) Sybase
16 87 (28.43%) gRPC
17 83 (27.12%) Asset Management
18 77 (25.16%) Amazon ECS
19 76 (24.84%) Serverless
20 74 (24.18%) Data Management
21 72 (23.53%) Web Services
21 72 (23.53%) AWS Lambda
22 68 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
22 68 (22.22%) Project Delivery
23 64 (20.92%) Amazon Aurora
23 64 (20.92%) Investment Management
23 64 (20.92%) Hedge funds
23 64 (20.92%) Pricing Data
23 64 (20.92%) Enterprise Data Management

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 18 (5.88%) Confluence
2 13 (4.25%) Apache
3 12 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.61%) JBoss
6 6 (1.96%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.96%) CMS
7 3 (0.98%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.33%) Jupyter
Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.33%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (1.96%) Primavera
2 3 (0.98%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.33%) HFM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 177 (57.84%) AWS
2 77 (25.16%) Amazon ECS
3 76 (24.84%) Serverless
4 72 (23.53%) AWS Lambda
5 68 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
6 56 (18.30%) Azure
7 32 (10.46%) GCP
8 27 (8.82%) SaaS
9 23 (7.52%) Amazon Kinesis
10 12 (3.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 12 (3.92%) Slack
11 11 (3.59%) PaaS
12 8 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (2.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 7 (2.29%) Amazon S3
13 7 (2.29%) Power Platform
14 5 (1.63%) Azure Functions
14 5 (1.63%) GitHub
15 4 (1.31%) Heroku
15 4 (1.31%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.27%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.96%) HTTP
3 5 (1.63%) Network Security
4 4 (1.31%) DNS
5 3 (0.98%) Firewall
6 2 (0.65%) 802.11
6 2 (0.65%) DHCP
6 2 (0.65%) DMZ
6 2 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.65%) FTP
6 2 (0.65%) ICMP
6 2 (0.65%) LAN
6 2 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.65%) SAN
6 2 (0.65%) SNMP
6 2 (0.65%) SSH
6 2 (0.65%) VPN
6 2 (0.65%) WAN
7 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 134 (43.79%) PostgreSQL
3 132 (43.14%) SQL Server
4 106 (34.64%) MySQL
5 96 (31.37%) NoSQL
6 64 (20.92%) Amazon Aurora
7 22 (7.19%) Big Data
8 21 (6.86%) MongoDB
9 20 (6.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 20 (6.54%) SQL Server 2016
9 20 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (4.25%) DB2
11 13 (4.25%) Hadoop
12 12 (3.92%) Amazon Redshift
12 12 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (3.59%) Azure SQL Database
13 11 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (3.27%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 56 (18.30%) Git (software)
2 38 (12.42%) Jenkins
3 28 (9.15%) JIRA
4 13 (4.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (3.59%) Gradle
6 10 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.61%) Bitbucket Server
7 8 (2.61%) Eclipse
7 8 (2.61%) IntelliJ
8 6 (1.96%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.96%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 4 (1.31%) GitLab
9 4 (1.31%) Postman
9 4 (1.31%) Selenium
9 4 (1.31%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.98%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.98%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.65%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 174 (56.86%) Finance
2 106 (34.64%) Banking
3 48 (15.69%) Social Skills
4 23 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (6.21%) Games
6 14 (4.58%) Investment Banking
6 14 (4.58%) Marketing
7 13 (4.25%) Public Sector
8 9 (2.94%) Presentation Skills
9 7 (2.29%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.96%) Organisational Skills
10 6 (1.96%) Retail
11 4 (1.31%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.98%) Back Office
12 3 (0.98%) Front Office
12 3 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.65%) Automotive
14 1 (0.33%) Advertising
14 1 (0.33%) Legal
14 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (57.84%) Developer
2 88 (28.76%) Java Developer
3 86 (28.10%) Software Engineer
4 77 (25.16%) AWS Developer
5 69 (22.55%) AWS Engineer
6 65 (21.24%) AWS Software Engineer
6 65 (21.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 64 (20.92%) Programmer
7 64 (20.92%) Software Programmer
8 41 (13.40%) Java Engineer
9 40 (13.07%) Python Engineer
9 40 (13.07%) Python Software Engineer
10 38 (12.42%) Java Software Developer
11 34 (11.11%) Python Developer
12 32 (10.46%) Java Programmer
12 32 (10.46%) Java Software Engineer
12 32 (10.46%) Python Programmer
13 18 (5.88%) Architect
14 15 (4.90%) Digital Developer
14 15 (4.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (28.43%) gRPC
2 72 (23.53%) Web Services
3 47 (15.36%) Spring
4 46 (15.03%) RESTful
5 41 (13.40%) REST
6 35 (11.44%) .NET
7 34 (11.11%) Spring Boot
8 32 (10.46%) HTML
8 32 (10.46%) J2EE
9 31 (10.13%) GraphQL
10 30 (9.80%) Kafka
11 24 (7.84%) React
12 20 (6.54%) XML
13 18 (5.88%) CSS
13 18 (5.88%) Play Framework
14 17 (5.56%) JSON
15 14 (4.58%) HTML5
16 13 (4.25%) ASP.NET
17 12 (3.92%) FIX Protocol
17 12 (3.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 64 (20.92%) Hedge funds
1 64 (20.92%) Pricing Data
2 29 (9.48%) Clustering
2 29 (9.48%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (5.56%) Blog
3 17 (5.56%) Fixed Income
4 15 (4.90%) Social Network
5 13 (4.25%) Derivative
6 11 (3.59%) NHS
7 8 (2.61%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.96%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 6 (1.96%) Robotics
9 5 (1.63%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.31%) User Experience
10 4 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.31%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.98%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.98%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.98%) Reinsurance
11 3 (0.98%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (16.34%) Linux
2 31 (10.13%) Unix
3 30 (9.80%) Windows
4 8 (2.61%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.61%) Solaris
5 7 (2.29%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.96%) Android
7 2 (0.65%) CentOS
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (63.07%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (40.20%) Microservices
3 102 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 83 (27.12%) Asset Management
5 74 (24.18%) Data Management
6 68 (22.22%) Project Delivery
7 64 (20.92%) Enterprise Data Management
7 64 (20.92%) Investment Management
8 46 (15.03%) Scrum
9 42 (13.73%) Computer Science
10 41 (13.40%) Test Automation
11 39 (12.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 39 (12.75%) DevOps
11 39 (12.75%) Open Source
12 31 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (9.80%) Functional Programming
13 30 (9.80%) OO
14 29 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (9.15%) ETL
16 24 (7.84%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 163 (53.27%) Java
2 156 (50.98%) SQL
3 137 (44.77%) Python
4 49 (16.01%) JavaScript
5 38 (12.42%) Scala
6 29 (9.48%) C#
7 27 (8.82%) Shell Script
8 22 (7.19%) T-SQL
9 21 (6.86%) Go
10 19 (6.21%) PowerShell
11 16 (5.23%) Java 8
12 13 (4.25%) C++
12 13 (4.25%) VB
13 11 (3.59%) Ruby
14 10 (3.27%) Perl
15 7 (2.29%) Groovy
16 6 (1.96%) C
16 6 (1.96%) TypeScript
17 5 (1.63%) Clojure
18 4 (1.31%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 40 (13.07%) Degree
2 13 (4.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.63%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.98%) PhD
6 1 (0.33%) FFIEC
6 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.21%) QA
2 8 (2.61%) EMIR
2 8 (2.61%) MiFID
3 4 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.31%) WAI
4 1 (0.33%) GDPR
4 1 (0.33%) GLBA
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) NIST
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) PSD2
System Software
1 55 (17.97%) Docker
2 9 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.33%) HDFS
4 1 (0.33%) Lustre
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 46 (15.03%) Kubernetes
2 28 (9.15%) Terraform
3 9 (2.94%) Ansible
4 8 (2.61%) Grafana
5 6 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.65%) Consul
6 2 (0.65%) Nagios
6 2 (0.65%) systemd
7 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.33%) Kubeflow
7 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.33%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.33%) Puppet
7 1 (0.33%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 108 (35.29%) Oracle
2 91 (29.74%) Sybase
3 20 (6.54%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.25%) Google
5 12 (3.92%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 12 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (3.27%) Aareon
6 10 (3.27%) Sun
7 9 (2.94%) VMware
8 6 (1.96%) Autodesk
9 5 (1.63%) Alteryx
10 4 (1.31%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.31%) Informatica
10 4 (1.31%) Spotify
10 4 (1.31%) Talend
11 3 (0.98%) Sparx
11 3 (0.98%) Teradata
12 2 (0.65%) Citrix
12 2 (0.65%) ESRI
12 2 (0.65%) Red Hat