Period
to 21 October 2019

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

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 316 333 286
Rank change year-on-year +17 -47 +3
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 537 651 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.98% 0.96% 1.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.45% 3.13% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 419 431 596
London median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £42,250 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%

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 15,548 20,808 21,958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 28.46% 30.80% 29.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12,874 16,589 17,570
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in London

RDBMS
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RDBMS in London.

Salary trend for RDBMS in London

RDBMS
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in London over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 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
Central London +44 95 £75,000 +20.00% 14
North London +14 21 £45,000 - 4
West London +9 20 £47,500 -20.83% 12
East London +32 10 £41,000 -41.43% 6
South London -37 4 £62,500 - 7
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 London region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 537 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 372 (69.27%) SQL
3 247 (46.00%) SQL Server
4 234 (43.58%) Java
5 215 (40.04%) Oracle
6 196 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
6 196 (36.50%) AWS
7 183 (34.08%) Finance
8 146 (27.19%) PostgreSQL
9 142 (26.44%) Microservices
10 128 (23.84%) Software Engineering
11 125 (23.28%) Azure
12 121 (22.53%) ETL
13 108 (20.11%) MySQL
14 103 (19.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 102 (18.99%) J2EE
16 101 (18.81%) Python
16 101 (18.81%) DevOps
17 96 (17.88%) Microsoft
18 93 (17.32%) Data Warehouse
19 92 (17.13%) Analytics
20 91 (16.95%) Docker
21 87 (16.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 80 (14.90%) Data Management
23 79 (14.71%) Jenkins
24 77 (14.34%) Linux
25 76 (14.15%) C#
26 75 (13.97%) Banking
27 73 (13.59%) Scrum
28 72 (13.41%) HTML

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 38 (7.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 37 (6.89%) CMS
3 36 (6.70%) Apache Solr
4 24 (4.47%) WebSphere
5 16 (2.98%) Apache Spark
5 16 (2.98%) JBoss
6 14 (2.61%) Confluence
7 12 (2.23%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (1.30%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.93%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.74%) Apache
13 2 (0.37%) Jupyter
13 2 (0.37%) nginx
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.19%) Anypoint
14 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
Applications
1 18 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 37 (6.89%) Magento
2 36 (6.70%) SDL Web 8
3 29 (5.40%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (1.30%) PolarLake
5 2 (0.37%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 196 (36.50%) AWS
2 125 (23.28%) Azure
3 56 (10.43%) Cloud Computing
4 51 (9.50%) Power Platform
5 45 (8.38%) GCP
6 27 (5.03%) Serverless
7 24 (4.47%) SaaS
8 17 (3.17%) Amazon SQS
8 17 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (2.98%) Amazon Kinesis
10 13 (2.42%) OpenShift
11 9 (1.68%) GitHub
12 5 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.93%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 2 (0.37%) Office 365
16 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudTrail
16 1 (0.19%) PowerApps
16 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.38%) HTTP
2 38 (7.08%) Internet
3 12 (2.23%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.30%) Firewall
4 7 (1.30%) NAS
4 7 (1.30%) SAN
5 5 (0.93%) DNS
6 4 (0.74%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.74%) Network Security
6 4 (0.74%) PBX
6 4 (0.74%) SSL
7 2 (0.37%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.19%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.19%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.19%) Telnet
8 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 537 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 247 (46.00%) SQL Server
3 146 (27.19%) PostgreSQL
4 108 (20.11%) MySQL
5 103 (19.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 93 (17.32%) Data Warehouse
7 87 (16.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 54 (10.06%) NoSQL
9 51 (9.50%) Power BI
10 43 (8.01%) Amazon Aurora
11 41 (7.64%) Oracle Database
12 40 (7.45%) MongoDB
13 36 (6.70%) Endeca
14 30 (5.59%) Big Data
14 30 (5.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 29 (5.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 29 (5.40%) Apache Cassandra
16 26 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
17 21 (3.91%) SQLite
18 20 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 79 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 40 (7.45%) Git (software)
3 34 (6.33%) JIRA
4 27 (5.03%) Subversion
5 25 (4.66%) TeamCity
6 16 (2.98%) CircleCI
6 16 (2.98%) Sonatype Nexus
7 15 (2.79%) git-flow
7 15 (2.79%) SonarQube
8 14 (2.61%) JUnit
9 13 (2.42%) Maven
10 9 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (1.49%) Ant
12 7 (1.30%) Bitbucket
12 7 (1.30%) SpecFlow
13 6 (1.12%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.74%) Appium
14 4 (0.74%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.74%) GitLab
14 4 (0.74%) IntelliJ
General
1 183 (34.08%) Finance
2 75 (13.97%) Banking
3 49 (9.12%) Marketing
4 47 (8.75%) Front Office
5 40 (7.45%) Investment Banking
6 24 (4.47%) Legal
7 10 (1.86%) Games
8 8 (1.49%) Retail
9 5 (0.93%) Law
10 4 (0.74%) Automotive
10 4 (0.74%) Public Sector
11 3 (0.56%) Advertising
11 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.37%) Back Office
12 2 (0.37%) Billing
12 2 (0.37%) Publishing
12 2 (0.37%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 223 (41.53%) Developer
2 130 (24.21%) Java Developer
3 67 (12.48%) Software Engineer
4 62 (11.55%) Analyst
5 61 (11.36%) Java Engineer
6 59 (10.99%) Java Software Developer
7 57 (10.61%) Architect
7 57 (10.61%) Java Software Engineer
8 48 (8.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 48 (8.94%) SQL Developer
9 47 (8.75%) Data Engineer
9 47 (8.75%) DBA
10 46 (8.57%) Software Developer
11 44 (8.19%) AWS Developer
12 41 (7.64%) AWS Engineer
13 40 (7.45%) Solutions Architect
14 38 (7.08%) AWS Software Engineer
15 31 (5.77%) Lead Developer
15 31 (5.77%) SQL DBA
16 30 (5.59%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (18.99%) J2EE
2 72 (13.41%) HTML
3 70 (13.04%) Web Services
4 69 (12.85%) .NET
5 66 (12.29%) J2SE
6 63 (11.73%) Spring
7 55 (10.24%) XML
8 48 (8.94%) RESTful
9 43 (8.01%) AngularJS
9 43 (8.01%) Dropwizard
9 43 (8.01%) gRPC
10 30 (5.59%) jQuery
11 25 (4.66%) CSS
12 23 (4.28%) WPF
13 22 (4.10%) REST
14 20 (3.72%) Kafka
15 19 (3.54%) JSON
15 19 (3.54%) Middleware
16 18 (3.35%) ASP.NET
16 18 (3.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.24%) Self-Motivation
2 43 (8.01%) Pricing Data
3 41 (7.64%) Derivative
4 38 (7.08%) Virtual Team
5 37 (6.89%) Clustering
6 35 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
7 32 (5.96%) Fixed Income
8 29 (5.40%) Equities
9 24 (4.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 23 (4.28%) Credit Risk
11 20 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (3.17%) Replication
13 15 (2.79%) Private Cloud
14 13 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (2.42%) Data Structures
15 12 (2.23%) Hedge funds
16 11 (2.05%) Management Information System
17 10 (1.86%) Algorithms
18 9 (1.68%) iPad
18 9 (1.68%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 77 (14.34%) Linux
2 44 (8.19%) Unix
3 41 (7.64%) Windows
4 19 (3.54%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
5 8 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.93%) Android
7 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (26.44%) Microservices
3 128 (23.84%) Software Engineering
4 121 (22.53%) ETL
5 101 (18.81%) DevOps
6 92 (17.13%) Analytics
7 80 (14.90%) Data Management
8 73 (13.59%) Scrum
9 70 (13.04%) OO
10 69 (12.85%) Business Intelligence
11 63 (11.73%) Asset Management
12 54 (10.06%) Fintech
12 54 (10.06%) OOD
13 52 (9.68%) Data Modelling
14 51 (9.50%) Migration
15 50 (9.31%) E-Commerce
16 47 (8.75%) High Availability
17 44 (8.19%) Creative Thinking
17 44 (8.19%) Project Management
18 43 (8.01%) Enterprise Data Management
Programming Languages
1 372 (69.27%) SQL
2 234 (43.58%) Java
3 101 (18.81%) Python
4 76 (14.15%) C#
5 71 (13.22%) T-SQL
6 47 (8.75%) JavaScript
7 44 (8.19%) Scala
8 37 (6.89%) PowerShell
9 30 (5.59%) PL/SQL
10 28 (5.21%) Bash Shell
10 28 (5.21%) C++
11 23 (4.28%) Shell Script
12 22 (4.10%) Perl
13 18 (3.35%) XAML
14 17 (3.17%) PHP
15 14 (2.61%) Ruby
16 11 (2.05%) Groovy
17 9 (1.68%) Go
17 9 (1.68%) Java 8
18 8 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (8.19%) Degree
2 27 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (3.54%) Master's Degree
4 6 (1.12%) MCAD
4 6 (1.12%) MCP
4 6 (1.12%) MCPD
4 6 (1.12%) MCTS
4 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.93%) CEH
6 4 (0.74%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.37%) HNC
8 2 (0.37%) HND
8 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) PhD
9 1 (0.19%) PMP
9 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.03%) Data Quality
2 17 (3.17%) QA
3 9 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.30%) Basel III
5 3 (0.56%) HL7
5 3 (0.56%) SLA
6 2 (0.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 91 (16.95%) Docker
2 16 (2.98%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.98%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (1.30%) Firmware
4 6 (1.12%) GridGain
4 6 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.56%) HDFS
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.19%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.19%) iptables
Systems Management
1 55 (10.24%) Kubernetes
2 50 (9.31%) Ansible
3 38 (7.08%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (5.96%) Puppet
5 25 (4.66%) Terraform
6 12 (2.23%) Istio
7 11 (2.05%) linkerd
7 11 (2.05%) Prometheus
8 10 (1.86%) Data Guard
9 8 (1.49%) Grafana
10 6 (1.12%) Oozie
11 4 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.56%) StatsD
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
14 1 (0.19%) CloudHub
14 1 (0.19%) Consul
14 1 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
14 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
14 1 (0.19%) nmon
Vendors
1 215 (40.04%) Oracle
2 96 (17.88%) Microsoft
3 63 (11.73%) Sybase
4 44 (8.19%) Salesforce.com
5 41 (7.64%) Adobe
6 39 (7.26%) SAP
7 37 (6.89%) hybris
8 36 (6.70%) Elastic Path
8 36 (6.70%) Interwoven
9 31 (5.77%) Tableau
10 21 (3.91%) IBM
11 18 (3.35%) TIBCO
12 15 (2.79%) Teradata
13 14 (2.61%) Informatica
14 13 (2.42%) VMware
15 12 (2.23%) Google
16 10 (1.86%) Demandware
16 10 (1.86%) Red Hat
16 10 (1.86%) Solace
17 9 (1.68%) Bloomberg