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

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
England > London
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 340 351 366
Rank change year-on-year +11 +15 -29
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 205 420 518
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.73% 0.84% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.52% 2.98% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 199 336 409
Median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £120,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 8,133 14,094 18,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 28.79% 28.02% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6,645 11,637 15,471
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 3 March 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 March 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 +45 27 £72,500 - 13
West London +47 4 £65,000 +30.00% 3
South London +24 3 £50,000 -37.50% 2
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 205 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 125 (60.98%) Finance
3 115 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (47.80%) Python
5 95 (46.34%) Java
6 90 (43.90%) AWS
7 87 (42.44%) SQL
8 84 (40.98%) NoSQL
9 79 (38.54%) SQL Server
10 78 (38.05%) Microservices
11 66 (32.20%) MySQL
12 64 (31.22%) PostgreSQL
13 63 (30.73%) Banking
14 60 (29.27%) Oracle
15 53 (25.85%) gRPC
16 51 (24.88%) Asset Management
17 47 (22.93%) Docker
18 46 (22.44%) Software Engineering
19 42 (20.49%) Kubernetes
20 41 (20.00%) RESTful
21 40 (19.51%) Git (software)
21 40 (19.51%) Spring
21 40 (19.51%) Sybase
22 39 (19.02%) Amazon ECS
23 38 (18.54%) Web Services
24 36 (17.56%) Linux
25 35 (17.07%) Serverless
26 34 (16.59%) Scala
27 33 (16.10%) Amazon EC2
27 33 (16.10%) AWS Lambda

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 15 (7.32%) Apache Spark
1 15 (7.32%) Confluence
2 12 (5.85%) Apache
3 8 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.95%) CMS
5 3 (1.46%) JBoss
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.49%) HFM
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 90 (43.90%) AWS
2 39 (19.02%) Amazon ECS
3 35 (17.07%) Serverless
4 33 (16.10%) Amazon EC2
4 33 (16.10%) AWS Lambda
5 28 (13.66%) Azure
6 20 (9.76%) GCP
7 14 (6.83%) SaaS
8 12 (5.85%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 12 (5.85%) Slack
9 11 (5.37%) Amazon Kinesis
10 8 (3.90%) PaaS
11 7 (3.41%) Power Platform
12 6 (2.93%) Amazon S3
13 5 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (1.95%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (1.46%) Datadog
15 3 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.34%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.41%) HTTP
3 6 (2.93%) DNS
4 4 (1.95%) Firewall
4 4 (1.95%) ICMP
5 3 (1.46%) 802.11
5 3 (1.46%) DMZ
5 3 (1.46%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (1.46%) FTP
5 3 (1.46%) LAN
5 3 (1.46%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (1.46%) SAN
5 3 (1.46%) SNMP
5 3 (1.46%) SSH
5 3 (1.46%) VPN
5 3 (1.46%) WAN
6 2 (0.98%) DHCP
7 1 (0.49%) 5G
7 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 84 (40.98%) NoSQL
3 79 (38.54%) SQL Server
4 66 (32.20%) MySQL
5 64 (31.22%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (13.66%) Amazon Aurora
7 18 (8.78%) SQL Server 2016
8 16 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (7.32%) Hadoop
10 14 (6.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (6.34%) Big Data
12 12 (5.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (5.37%) Amazon Redshift
14 9 (4.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (4.39%) MongoDB
15 8 (3.90%) DB2
15 8 (3.90%) Oracle Database
16 7 (3.41%) Power BI
16 7 (3.41%) SQL Server 2014
16 7 (3.41%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 40 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.76%) JIRA
3 14 (6.83%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.46%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.46%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.98%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.98%) GitLab
6 2 (0.98%) Gradle
6 2 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.98%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 1 (0.49%) JUnit
7 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.49%) Mocha
7 1 (0.49%) Selenium
7 1 (0.49%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (0.49%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 125 (60.98%) Finance
2 63 (30.73%) Banking
3 12 (5.85%) Marketing
4 11 (5.37%) Games
5 9 (4.39%) Public Sector
6 7 (3.41%) Retail
7 3 (1.46%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.98%) Advertising
8 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.49%) Back Office
9 1 (0.49%) Front Office
9 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.49%) Legal
9 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (55.12%) Developer
2 60 (29.27%) Java Developer
3 38 (18.54%) AWS Engineer
4 37 (18.05%) AWS Developer
5 35 (17.07%) Software Engineer
6 31 (15.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 29 (14.15%) AWS Software Engineer
8 28 (13.66%) Programmer
8 28 (13.66%) Software Programmer
9 22 (10.73%) Python Developer
10 21 (10.24%) Architect
10 21 (10.24%) Digital Developer
11 20 (9.76%) Python Engineer
12 19 (9.27%) Java Software Developer
13 18 (8.78%) Python Software Engineer
14 17 (8.29%) Java Engineer
15 14 (6.83%) Java Programmer
15 14 (6.83%) Java Software Engineer
15 14 (6.83%) Python Programmer
16 13 (6.34%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (25.85%) gRPC
2 41 (20.00%) RESTful
3 40 (19.51%) Spring
4 38 (18.54%) Web Services
5 32 (15.61%) Kafka
5 32 (15.61%) Spring Boot
6 27 (13.17%) GraphQL
7 21 (10.24%) .NET
7 21 (10.24%) HTML
8 20 (9.76%) REST
9 17 (8.29%) React
10 15 (7.32%) J2EE
10 15 (7.32%) XML
11 13 (6.34%) AngularJS
11 13 (6.34%) CSS
11 13 (6.34%) JSON
12 11 (5.37%) Pandas
12 11 (5.37%) scikit-learn
13 10 (4.88%) Django
13 10 (4.88%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.66%) Hedge funds
1 28 (13.66%) Pricing Data
2 21 (10.24%) Social Network
3 16 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.80%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (6.83%) Fixed Income
5 13 (6.34%) Clustering
6 9 (4.39%) NHS
7 8 (3.90%) Management Information System
8 7 (3.41%) Derivative
9 6 (2.93%) Blog
10 4 (1.95%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.95%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.95%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.46%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.46%) Reference Data
11 3 (1.46%) Reinsurance
11 3 (1.46%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.56%) Linux
2 21 (10.24%) Unix
3 10 (4.88%) Windows
4 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.46%) CentOS
4 3 (1.46%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (1.46%) Solaris
4 3 (1.46%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.49%) Android
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (38.05%) Microservices
3 51 (24.88%) Asset Management
4 46 (22.44%) Software Engineering
5 31 (15.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 31 (15.12%) Data Management
5 31 (15.12%) Test Automation
6 29 (14.15%) Project Delivery
7 28 (13.66%) Enterprise Data Management
7 28 (13.66%) Investment Management
8 26 (12.68%) Machine Learning
8 26 (12.68%) Scrum
9 25 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (10.73%) Domain-Driven Design
11 21 (10.24%) API Development
11 21 (10.24%) ETL
11 21 (10.24%) Robotic Automation
11 21 (10.24%) Robotic Process Automation
12 20 (9.76%) Open Source
13 19 (9.27%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 98 (47.80%) Python
2 95 (46.34%) Java
3 87 (42.44%) SQL
4 34 (16.59%) Scala
5 28 (13.66%) JavaScript
5 28 (13.66%) Shell Script
6 23 (11.22%) C#
7 22 (10.73%) Java 8
8 11 (5.37%) VB
9 10 (4.88%) PowerShell
9 10 (4.88%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.90%) Go
11 7 (3.41%) Perl
11 7 (3.41%) Ruby
12 6 (2.93%) Groovy
13 5 (2.44%) Kotlin
13 5 (2.44%) R
14 4 (1.95%) AWK
14 4 (1.95%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.95%) sed
Qualifications
1 23 (11.22%) Degree
2 8 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.46%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.49%) FFIEC
4 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.32%) QA
2 6 (2.93%) GDPR
3 4 (1.95%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.49%) GLBA
5 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.49%) NIST
System Software
1 47 (22.93%) Docker
2 6 (2.93%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.49%) HDFS
4 1 (0.49%) Lustre
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 42 (20.49%) Kubernetes
2 13 (6.34%) Terraform
3 6 (2.93%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.95%) Ansible
4 4 (1.95%) Consul
4 4 (1.95%) systemd
5 3 (1.46%) Grafana
5 3 (1.46%) Nagios
5 3 (1.46%) Prometheus
5 3 (1.46%) Zipkin
6 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (29.27%) Oracle
2 40 (19.51%) Sybase
3 21 (10.24%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (5.85%) Google
5 12 (5.85%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 8 (3.90%) Aareon
6 8 (3.90%) Sun
7 6 (2.93%) Databricks
8 4 (1.95%) Alteryx
8 4 (1.95%) Informatica
8 4 (1.95%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.46%) Infoflex
9 3 (1.46%) PagerDuty
9 3 (1.46%) Sparx
9 3 (1.46%) VMware
10 2 (0.98%) Alibaba
10 2 (0.98%) Citrix
10 2 (0.98%) Splunk
11 1 (0.49%) Hyperion