Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
England > London
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 296 316 323
Rank change year-on-year +20 +7 -37
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 254 523 704
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.97% 0.93% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.48% 3.25% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 188 429 472
Median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £115,750 £110,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +8.49% +0.95%

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 7,289 16,071 21,873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 27.88% 28.52% 31.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5,864 13,407 17,265
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,227 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £96,250 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 12 August 2020.

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 12 August 2020. 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 +76 53 £82,500 +10.00% 12
South London +51 18 £90,000 +89.47%
West London +64 17 £52,500 - 2
East London +10 1 £53,024 +29.33% 4
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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.

1 254 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 151 (59.45%) SQL
3 133 (52.36%) SQL Server
4 97 (38.19%) Oracle
4 97 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (36.61%) AWS
6 86 (33.86%) Finance
6 86 (33.86%) Java
7 81 (31.89%) NoSQL
8 62 (24.41%) Python
9 59 (23.23%) Linux
9 59 (23.23%) Azure
10 54 (21.26%) Business Intelligence
11 52 (20.47%) Data Warehouse
12 48 (18.90%) Analytical Skills
13 47 (18.50%) Microservices
13 47 (18.50%) Software Engineering
13 47 (18.50%) Computer Science
14 46 (18.11%) Analytics
15 44 (17.32%) Degree
16 43 (16.93%) PostgreSQL
17 42 (16.54%) Big Data
18 41 (16.14%) ETL
19 36 (14.17%) C#
20 35 (13.78%) Greenfield Project
20 35 (13.78%) Requirements Gathering
21 34 (13.39%) .NET
22 33 (12.99%) Microsoft
22 33 (12.99%) RESTful
23 32 (12.60%) Enterprise Software

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 19 (7.48%) Apache Spark
2 13 (5.12%) IIS
3 11 (4.33%) Apache
4 9 (3.54%) Confluence
4 9 (3.54%) SAS
5 5 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.57%) ColdFusion
7 3 (1.18%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.79%) Apache Pulsar
8 2 (0.79%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.79%) OpenWhisk
8 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.79%) WildFly
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Synapse
9 1 (0.39%) JBoss
9 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Fuse
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (5.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.79%) Maximo
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 93 (36.61%) AWS
2 59 (23.23%) Azure
3 24 (9.45%) IaaS
3 24 (9.45%) Power Platform
4 21 (8.27%) GCP
5 14 (5.51%) PaaS
6 13 (5.12%) SaaS
7 12 (4.72%) Amazon S3
8 10 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (2.36%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (2.36%) Serverless
11 5 (1.97%) GitHub
12 4 (1.57%) Amazon ECS
13 3 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (1.18%) OpenShift
13 3 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.79%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (0.79%) Apigee
14 2 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.33%) SAN
2 10 (3.94%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (3.94%) iSCSI
2 10 (3.94%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.97%) 5G
4 4 (1.57%) DMZ
4 4 (1.57%) Network Security
5 3 (1.18%) HTTP
5 3 (1.18%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.18%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.79%) DNS
6 2 (0.79%) Firewall
6 2 (0.79%) NAS
6 2 (0.79%) SWIFTNet
6 2 (0.79%) VPN
7 1 (0.39%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.39%) HSRP
7 1 (0.39%) Multicast
7 1 (0.39%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 133 (52.36%) SQL Server
3 81 (31.89%) NoSQL
4 52 (20.47%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (16.93%) PostgreSQL
6 42 (16.54%) Big Data
7 30 (11.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (11.02%) OLAP
9 26 (10.24%) Oracle Database
10 25 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (9.45%) Hadoop
11 24 (9.45%) Power BI
12 23 (9.06%) Data Lake
13 19 (7.48%) Apache Cassandra
14 18 (7.09%) SQL Server 2016
14 18 (7.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (6.69%) MySQL
16 16 (6.30%) Oracle OLAP
16 16 (6.30%) Snowflake Schema
17 15 (5.91%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 25 (9.84%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.87%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.72%) JIRA
4 11 (4.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (3.54%) ERwin
5 9 (3.54%) PowerDesigner
6 7 (2.76%) Maven
7 6 (2.36%) Ant
7 6 (2.36%) Selenium
7 6 (2.36%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.97%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.97%) GitLab
9 4 (1.57%) JUnit
9 4 (1.57%) PHPUnit
9 4 (1.57%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.18%) Gradle
10 3 (1.18%) HP UFT
10 3 (1.18%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.18%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 86 (33.86%) Finance
2 10 (3.94%) Banking
3 8 (3.15%) Front Office
4 6 (2.36%) Legal
4 6 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.97%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.97%) Retail
6 4 (1.57%) Advertising
7 3 (1.18%) Back Office
7 3 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 86 (33.86%) Developer
2 53 (20.87%) Architect
3 28 (11.02%) Data Architect
4 22 (8.66%) Java Developer
5 21 (8.27%) Analyst
6 18 (7.09%) Senior Architect
6 18 (7.09%) Senior Developer
7 16 (6.30%) Applications Support
7 16 (6.30%) Financial Analyst
8 15 (5.91%) Service Analyst
8 15 (5.91%) Support Analyst
9 14 (5.51%) Applications Support Analyst
9 14 (5.51%) C# Developer
9 14 (5.51%) DBA
10 13 (5.12%) Data Engineer
10 13 (5.12%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 12 (4.72%) Angular Developer
11 12 (4.72%) React Developer
12 11 (4.33%) Linux Support
12 11 (4.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.39%) .NET
2 33 (12.99%) RESTful
3 26 (10.24%) AngularJS
3 26 (10.24%) XML
4 24 (9.45%) Kafka
5 22 (8.66%) Spring
6 21 (8.27%) J2EE
7 19 (7.48%) HTML
8 18 (7.09%) FIX Protocol
8 18 (7.09%) JSON
9 17 (6.69%) CSS
10 16 (6.30%) .NET Framework
10 16 (6.30%) React
11 15 (5.91%) Web Services
12 14 (5.51%) .NET Core
12 14 (5.51%) REST
13 13 (5.12%) ASP.NET
14 12 (4.72%) jQuery
14 12 (4.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (3.94%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.90%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (13.78%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (12.60%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (7.48%) Management Information System
5 16 (6.30%) Data Centre
6 14 (5.51%) Fixed Income
7 12 (4.72%) Public Cloud
7 12 (4.72%) Reference Data
7 12 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (3.94%) Algorithms
8 10 (3.94%) Data Structures
9 9 (3.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (2.76%) Clustering
10 7 (2.76%) Replication
10 7 (2.76%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.97%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.97%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.57%) FMCG
12 4 (1.57%) Reinsurance
12 4 (1.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (23.23%) Linux
2 21 (8.27%) Windows
3 14 (5.51%) Unix
3 14 (5.51%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.36%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.18%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.79%) CentOS
7 2 (0.79%) Debian
8 1 (0.39%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.39%) SUSE
8 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (21.26%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (18.50%) Computer Science
3 47 (18.50%) Microservices
3 47 (18.50%) Software Engineering
4 46 (18.11%) Analytics
5 41 (16.14%) ETL
6 35 (13.78%) Requirements Gathering
7 32 (12.60%) Data Modelling
8 28 (11.02%) Data Management
8 28 (11.02%) Performance Tuning
9 27 (10.63%) SDLC
10 26 (10.24%) Migration
11 25 (9.84%) Technical Architecture
12 24 (9.45%) Data Integration
12 24 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (8.66%) Data Governance
14 20 (7.87%) Artificial Intelligence
15 19 (7.48%) Data Migration
15 19 (7.48%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 151 (59.45%) SQL
2 86 (33.86%) Java
3 62 (24.41%) Python
4 36 (14.17%) C#
5 29 (11.42%) PL/SQL
6 28 (11.02%) JavaScript
7 15 (5.91%) R
8 13 (5.12%) TypeScript
9 12 (4.72%) Scala
10 11 (4.33%) PHP
11 9 (3.54%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.54%) VBA
12 6 (2.36%) C
12 6 (2.36%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.97%) C++
13 5 (1.97%) Java 8
14 4 (1.57%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.57%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.18%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.18%) SHACL
Qualifications
1 44 (17.32%) Degree
2 25 (9.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (5.91%) Master's Degree
4 11 (4.33%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.79%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.79%) MCSE
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.79%) RHCE
5 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.79%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.39%) CCIE
6 1 (0.39%) CCNA
6 1 (0.39%) CCNP
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.39%) OCP
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.39%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.02%) QA
2 21 (8.27%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.57%) COBIT
3 4 (1.57%) COSO
3 4 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.57%) NIST
4 3 (1.18%) GDPR
4 3 (1.18%) PMO
5 1 (0.39%) MiFID
System Software
1 27 (10.63%) Docker
2 9 (3.54%) HDFS
3 3 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.79%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.39%) BIND 9
5 1 (0.39%) LXC
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.39%) zsh
Systems Management
1 16 (6.30%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.54%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (2.36%) Ansible
4 4 (1.57%) Control-M
5 2 (0.79%) Knative
5 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.79%) Rancher
5 2 (0.79%) Terraform
6 1 (0.39%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.39%) Icinga
6 1 (0.39%) Istio
6 1 (0.39%) linkerd
6 1 (0.39%) Nagios
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.39%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.39%) Puppet
6 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.39%) WSUS
6 1 (0.39%) yum
Vendors
1 97 (38.19%) Oracle
2 33 (12.99%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.06%) Tableau
4 19 (7.48%) Google
5 17 (6.69%) Talend
6 14 (5.51%) IBM
6 14 (5.51%) VMware
7 12 (4.72%) Databricks
8 11 (4.33%) Cisco
8 11 (4.33%) HP
9 10 (3.94%) Dell
10 6 (2.36%) Atlassian
10 6 (2.36%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.57%) Sparx
12 4 (1.57%) Splunk
12 4 (1.57%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.18%) Cognos
13 3 (1.18%) Sybase
14 2 (0.79%) Civica