Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
England > London
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 310 302 341
Rank change year-on-year -8 +39 -10
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 458 269 516
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.01% 0.97% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.17% 3.42% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 283 197 414
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £52,237 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +12.00%
75th Percentile £102,500 £105,000 £92,500
90th Percentile £132,500 £117,500 £109,625
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +8.49%

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 14,430 7,864 16,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 31.85% 28.22% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8,727 6,375 14,005
10th Percentile £44,000 £41,250 £38,750
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £89,375 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £101,250 £96,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -23 41 £65,000 -21.21% 12
West London -32 16 £65,000 +23.81% 4
South London -24 3 £50,000 -44.44% 2
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 458 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 259 (56.55%) AWS
3 245 (53.49%) SQL
4 239 (52.18%) Agile Software Development
5 230 (50.22%) Java
6 199 (43.45%) Finance
7 189 (41.27%) PostgreSQL
8 187 (40.83%) Python
9 174 (37.99%) SQL Server
10 148 (32.31%) Microservices
11 129 (28.17%) NoSQL
12 128 (27.95%) Azure
13 127 (27.73%) Software Engineering
14 126 (27.51%) Git (software)
15 125 (27.29%) Oracle
16 121 (26.42%) Banking
17 116 (25.33%) Data Management
18 110 (24.02%) Sybase
19 109 (23.80%) MySQL
20 105 (22.93%) JavaScript
21 97 (21.18%) Spring
22 84 (18.34%) Serverless
23 83 (18.12%) TDD
24 82 (17.90%) Web Services
25 81 (17.69%) Degree
25 81 (17.69%) Docker
26 80 (17.47%) GCP
26 80 (17.47%) Full Stack Development
26 80 (17.47%) Scrum
27 79 (17.25%) Computer Science

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 24 (5.24%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.06%) Apache
4 11 (2.40%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.18%) Apache Airflow
6 8 (1.75%) JBoss
7 7 (1.53%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.53%) CMS
7 7 (1.53%) Confluence
7 7 (1.53%) Luigi
8 2 (0.44%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.44%) SAS
9 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.22%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.22%) IIS
9 1 (0.22%) nginx
9 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (4.15%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.06%) InVision
2 14 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.06%) Sketch
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) SPSS
4 1 (0.22%) Stata
Business Applications
1 14 (3.06%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 10 (2.18%) Primavera
3 3 (0.66%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.22%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 259 (56.55%) AWS
2 128 (27.95%) Azure
3 84 (18.34%) Serverless
4 80 (17.47%) GCP
5 76 (16.59%) AWS Lambda
6 72 (15.72%) Amazon ECS
7 64 (13.97%) Amazon EC2
8 44 (9.61%) Power Platform
9 36 (7.86%) SaaS
10 31 (6.77%) Amazon Kinesis
11 25 (5.46%) GitHub
11 25 (5.46%) PaaS
12 18 (3.93%) Snowflake
13 14 (3.06%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (3.06%) IaaS
14 11 (2.40%) Amazon SQS
15 10 (2.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 10 (2.18%) Amazon S3
15 10 (2.18%) Azure Functions
16 9 (1.97%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.28%) Network Security
2 13 (2.84%) HTTP
3 12 (2.62%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.18%) DNS
4 10 (2.18%) Firewall
5 4 (0.87%) MQTT
6 3 (0.66%) 5G
6 3 (0.66%) Broadband
7 2 (0.44%) DHCP
7 2 (0.44%) FTP
7 2 (0.44%) Internet
7 2 (0.44%) SMTP
7 2 (0.44%) SSL
8 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 458 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 189 (41.27%) PostgreSQL
3 174 (37.99%) SQL Server
4 129 (28.17%) NoSQL
5 109 (23.80%) MySQL
6 62 (13.54%) Amazon Aurora
7 57 (12.45%) DB2
8 53 (11.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 52 (11.35%) Big Data
10 44 (9.61%) Power BI
11 43 (9.39%) Data Warehouse
11 43 (9.39%) Tableau
12 40 (8.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 40 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 34 (7.42%) MongoDB
14 31 (6.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 18 (3.93%) Azure SQL Database
16 16 (3.49%) Data Mining
16 16 (3.49%) Redis
17 14 (3.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 126 (27.51%) Git (software)
2 76 (16.59%) Jenkins
3 43 (9.39%) Gradle
4 39 (8.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 37 (8.08%) Bitbucket Server
6 35 (7.64%) Eclipse
6 35 (7.64%) IntelliJ
7 33 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (4.80%) NUnit
9 21 (4.59%) JIRA
10 13 (2.84%) Selenium
11 11 (2.40%) Postman
12 10 (2.18%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.53%) Cypress.io
13 7 (1.53%) Moq
14 6 (1.31%) Mercurial
14 6 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
14 6 (1.31%) Visual Studio Coded UI
15 4 (0.87%) Newman
15 4 (0.87%) TestCafe
General
1 199 (43.45%) Finance
2 121 (26.42%) Banking
3 77 (16.81%) Social Skills
4 44 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (7.42%) Investment Banking
6 25 (5.46%) Games
7 14 (3.06%) Presentation Skills
8 12 (2.62%) Public Sector
9 11 (2.40%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.40%) Retail
10 9 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.75%) Organisational Skills
12 5 (1.09%) Financial Institution
12 5 (1.09%) Marketing
13 4 (0.87%) Back Office
13 4 (0.87%) Front Office
14 2 (0.44%) Advertising
14 2 (0.44%) Automotive
14 2 (0.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 223 (48.69%) Developer
2 110 (24.02%) Java Developer
3 97 (21.18%) Software Engineer
4 72 (15.72%) AWS Developer
5 62 (13.54%) AWS Engineer
6 61 (13.32%) AWS Software Engineer
7 60 (13.10%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 60 (13.10%) Programmer
7 60 (13.10%) Software Programmer
8 48 (10.48%) Python Engineer
9 45 (9.83%) Java Engineer
10 41 (8.95%) Python Software Engineer
11 38 (8.30%) Full Stack Developer
12 33 (7.21%) Python Developer
13 32 (6.99%) Java Software Developer
13 32 (6.99%) Java Software Engineer
14 31 (6.77%) Senior Developer
15 30 (6.55%) Java Programmer
15 30 (6.55%) Python Programmer
16 27 (5.90%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (21.18%) Spring
2 82 (17.90%) Web Services
3 77 (16.81%) Kafka
4 74 (16.16%) .NET
4 74 (16.16%) React
5 73 (15.94%) gRPC
6 67 (14.63%) REST
7 66 (14.41%) Spring Boot
8 64 (13.97%) RESTful
9 56 (12.23%) Node.js
10 44 (9.61%) AngularJS
11 39 (8.52%) RabbitMQ
12 38 (8.30%) HTML
13 30 (6.55%) J2EE
14 29 (6.33%) ASP.NET
15 25 (5.46%) Play Framework
16 24 (5.24%) GraphQL
17 22 (4.80%) XML
18 21 (4.59%) CSS
18 21 (4.59%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.10%) Hedge funds
1 60 (13.10%) Pricing Data
2 38 (8.30%) Derivative
3 36 (7.86%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (7.21%) Clustering
5 25 (5.46%) Blog
6 17 (3.71%) Fixed Income
7 15 (3.28%) Legacy Systems
8 11 (2.40%) User Experience
9 10 (2.18%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 10 (2.18%) NHS
9 10 (2.18%) Robotics
10 9 (1.97%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.75%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.75%) Legacy Code
12 7 (1.53%) Social Network
13 6 (1.31%) Biotechnology
13 6 (1.31%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.31%) Data Centre
13 6 (1.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 74 (16.16%) Windows
2 63 (13.76%) Linux
3 57 (12.45%) Unix
4 21 (4.59%) Apple iOS
5 19 (4.15%) Android
6 17 (3.71%) Mac OS X
7 8 (1.75%) Solaris
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (52.18%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (32.31%) Microservices
3 127 (27.73%) Software Engineering
4 116 (25.33%) Data Management
5 83 (18.12%) TDD
6 80 (17.47%) Full Stack Development
6 80 (17.47%) Scrum
7 79 (17.25%) Computer Science
7 79 (17.25%) DevOps
8 74 (16.16%) Asset Management
9 71 (15.50%) ETL
10 70 (15.28%) Project Delivery
11 68 (14.85%) Functional Programming
12 61 (13.32%) Event-Driven
13 60 (13.10%) Enterprise Data Management
13 60 (13.10%) Investment Management
14 55 (12.01%) Open Source
15 54 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
16 51 (11.14%) Continuous Improvement
16 51 (11.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 245 (53.49%) SQL
2 230 (50.22%) Java
3 187 (40.83%) Python
4 105 (22.93%) JavaScript
5 58 (12.66%) C#
6 56 (12.23%) Scala
7 37 (8.08%) PowerShell
8 32 (6.99%) TypeScript
9 29 (6.33%) Go
9 29 (6.33%) T-SQL
10 26 (5.68%) C++
11 21 (4.59%) Kotlin
12 20 (4.37%) Shell Script
13 16 (3.49%) C
14 15 (3.28%) VBA
15 13 (2.84%) Java 8
16 11 (2.40%) Ruby
17 9 (1.97%) PHP
18 8 (1.75%) Clojure
18 8 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 81 (17.69%) Degree
2 17 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.84%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.09%) PhD
6 4 (0.87%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.87%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.44%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.44%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.44%) MCITP
7 2 (0.44%) MCSE
7 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.22%) FFIEC
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (12.88%) QA
2 28 (6.11%) Data Quality
3 24 (5.24%) EMIR
3 24 (5.24%) MiFID
4 14 (3.06%) GDPR
5 7 (1.53%) WAI
6 3 (0.66%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.44%) PSD2
8 1 (0.22%) GLBA
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.22%) NIST
8 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.22%) SEPA
System Software
1 81 (17.69%) Docker
2 8 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.44%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.44%) HDFS
5 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 62 (13.54%) Kubernetes
2 54 (11.79%) Terraform
3 31 (6.77%) Grafana
4 13 (2.84%) Ansible
5 10 (2.18%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.87%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.87%) Kibana
7 4 (0.87%) logstash
7 4 (0.87%) MIIS
7 4 (0.87%) Opsgenie
7 4 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.87%) Pingdom
7 4 (0.87%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.87%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.44%) Istio
8 2 (0.44%) Nagios
9 1 (0.22%) Kubeflow
9 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 125 (27.29%) Oracle
2 110 (24.02%) Sybase
3 50 (10.92%) Microsoft
4 34 (7.42%) Google
5 16 (3.49%) IBM
6 13 (2.84%) GoldenSource
7 10 (2.18%) Autodesk
8 8 (1.75%) AppDynamics
8 8 (1.75%) New Relic
8 8 (1.75%) Sun
8 8 (1.75%) VMware
9 7 (1.53%) Informatica
9 7 (1.53%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.31%) Alteryx
10 6 (1.31%) Splunk
11 5 (1.09%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.09%) Databricks
11 5 (1.09%) Spotify
12 4 (0.87%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.87%) Talend