Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
England > London
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 343 357 321
Rank change year-on-year +14 -36 -48
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 424 545 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.83% 0.86% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.97% 2.93% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 319 397 531
London median annual salary £80,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.52% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £96,750 £96,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 14,296 18,577 21,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 27.93% 29.45% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11,804 15,371 17,317
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £89,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -14 71 £76,250 +8.93% 27
West London +25 28 £51,250 -14.58% 10
North London +3 13 £45,000 -
South London -5 7 £75,000 +20.00% 1
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 424 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 273 (64.39%) SQL
3 200 (47.17%) AWS
4 199 (46.93%) Java
5 183 (43.16%) SQL Server
6 181 (42.69%) Oracle
7 163 (38.44%) Agile Software Development
8 140 (33.02%) PostgreSQL
9 135 (31.84%) Finance
10 128 (30.19%) Microservices
11 114 (26.89%) MySQL
11 114 (26.89%) Software Engineering
12 110 (25.94%) Python
13 97 (22.88%) Azure
14 90 (21.23%) Docker
15 89 (20.99%) DevOps
16 82 (19.34%) Data Management
17 77 (18.16%) Web Services
18 76 (17.92%) Sybase
19 75 (17.69%) J2EE
20 74 (17.45%) Asset Management
21 72 (16.98%) Spring
22 69 (16.27%) NoSQL
22 69 (16.27%) Kubernetes
23 68 (16.04%) ETL
24 67 (15.80%) Linux
24 67 (15.80%) Analytics
25 65 (15.33%) Jenkins
25 65 (15.33%) Scala
26 63 (14.86%) J2SE

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 27 (6.37%) Apache Spark
2 24 (5.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 24 (5.66%) Apache Solr
3 23 (5.42%) CMS
4 21 (4.95%) WebSphere
5 13 (3.07%) Confluence
6 12 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (2.36%) JBoss
7 10 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (1.65%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.65%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.42%) Apache
10 5 (1.18%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.47%) Luigi
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.24%) Anypoint
12 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.24%) nginx
12 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 23 (5.42%) Magento
1 23 (5.42%) SDL Web 8
2 17 (4.01%) SAP Hybris
3 7 (1.65%) PolarLake
4 4 (0.94%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.47%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 200 (47.17%) AWS
2 97 (22.88%) Azure
3 47 (11.08%) GCP
4 31 (7.31%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (6.84%) Amazon Kinesis
6 26 (6.13%) SaaS
7 25 (5.90%) Serverless
8 24 (5.66%) Amazon SQS
9 15 (3.54%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (2.59%) Amazon S3
10 11 (2.59%) Power Platform
11 8 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (1.65%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (1.65%) Azure Stack
13 6 (1.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (1.42%) GitHub
14 4 (0.94%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 4 (0.94%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.60%) HTTP
2 24 (5.66%) Internet
3 7 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.42%) Network Security
4 6 (1.42%) PBX
4 6 (1.42%) SAN
5 5 (1.18%) NAS
6 3 (0.71%) DNS
7 2 (0.47%) Firewall
7 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.47%) SSL
8 1 (0.24%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.24%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.24%) Telnet
8 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 424 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 183 (43.16%) SQL Server
3 140 (33.02%) PostgreSQL
4 114 (26.89%) MySQL
5 69 (16.27%) NoSQL
6 62 (14.62%) Amazon Aurora
7 55 (12.97%) Data Warehouse
8 37 (8.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 37 (8.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 37 (8.73%) Oracle Database
9 31 (7.31%) Big Data
9 31 (7.31%) Redis
10 28 (6.60%) MongoDB
11 27 (6.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (5.42%) Endeca
13 22 (5.19%) Amazon Redshift
13 22 (5.19%) Hazelcast
14 18 (4.25%) Hadoop
15 15 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (3.07%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 65 (15.33%) Jenkins
2 44 (10.38%) Git (software)
3 32 (7.55%) JIRA
4 26 (6.13%) TeamCity
5 21 (4.95%) Sonatype Nexus
6 16 (3.77%) CircleCI
7 14 (3.30%) git-flow
7 14 (3.30%) JUnit
7 14 (3.30%) SonarQube
8 13 (3.07%) Subversion
9 11 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (2.12%) Mockito
11 8 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
11 8 (1.89%) SpecFlow
11 8 (1.89%) Vagrant
11 8 (1.89%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.65%) Maven
13 6 (1.42%) Gradle
14 4 (0.94%) Appium
14 4 (0.94%) GitLab
General
1 135 (31.84%) Finance
2 56 (13.21%) Banking
3 30 (7.08%) Marketing
4 22 (5.19%) Front Office
5 13 (3.07%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.83%) Games
7 5 (1.18%) Retail
8 4 (0.94%) Law
9 3 (0.71%) Legal
10 2 (0.47%) Back Office
10 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 165 (38.92%) Developer
2 105 (24.76%) Java Developer
3 85 (20.05%) Software Engineer
4 75 (17.69%) Java Engineer
5 70 (16.51%) Java Software Engineer
6 63 (14.86%) Java Software Developer
7 62 (14.62%) AWS Engineer
8 60 (14.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 57 (13.44%) AWS Developer
10 56 (13.21%) Data Engineer
11 54 (12.74%) AWS Software Engineer
12 42 (9.91%) Architect
13 36 (8.49%) Analyst
14 32 (7.55%) DBA
15 23 (5.42%) Software Developer
15 23 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
16 22 (5.19%) C# Developer
16 22 (5.19%) Senior Developer
17 21 (4.95%) Cloud Architect
18 18 (4.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (18.16%) Web Services
2 75 (17.69%) J2EE
3 72 (16.98%) Spring
4 63 (14.86%) J2SE
5 60 (14.15%) Dropwizard
5 60 (14.15%) gRPC
6 56 (13.21%) RESTful
6 56 (13.21%) XML
7 51 (12.03%) .NET
8 43 (10.14%) HTML
8 43 (10.14%) Kafka
9 34 (8.02%) JSON
10 24 (5.66%) REST
11 21 (4.95%) Spring Boot
12 20 (4.72%) AngularJS
13 19 (4.48%) React
14 18 (4.25%) CSS
14 18 (4.25%) JMS
15 17 (4.01%) SOAP
16 16 (3.77%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.15%) Pricing Data
2 35 (8.25%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (5.66%) Virtual Team
4 17 (4.01%) Derivative
5 15 (3.54%) Clustering
6 14 (3.30%) Data Structures
6 14 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (2.83%) Private Cloud
9 11 (2.59%) Fixed Income
10 10 (2.36%) Algorithms
10 10 (2.36%) Equities
10 10 (2.36%) iPad
10 10 (2.36%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.36%) Reference Data
11 9 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.89%) Public Cloud
13 7 (1.65%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (1.65%) Online Games
14 6 (1.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 67 (15.80%) Linux
2 37 (8.73%) Unix
3 20 (4.72%) Windows
4 13 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (3.07%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.59%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (1.89%) CentOS
7 4 (0.94%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.47%) Android
9 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (38.44%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (30.19%) Microservices
3 114 (26.89%) Software Engineering
4 89 (20.99%) DevOps
5 82 (19.34%) Data Management
6 74 (17.45%) Asset Management
7 68 (16.04%) ETL
8 67 (15.80%) Analytics
9 60 (14.15%) Enterprise Data Management
10 55 (12.97%) Data Modelling
11 51 (12.03%) Scrum
12 44 (10.38%) OO
13 39 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
13 39 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (9.20%) Migration
14 37 (8.73%) Data Science
15 35 (8.25%) OOD
16 34 (8.02%) Computer Science
17 33 (7.78%) High Availability
18 32 (7.55%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 273 (64.39%) SQL
2 199 (46.93%) Java
3 110 (25.94%) Python
4 65 (15.33%) Scala
5 57 (13.44%) C#
6 38 (8.96%) PL/SQL
7 30 (7.08%) Bash Shell
8 29 (6.84%) JavaScript
9 28 (6.60%) Shell Script
10 24 (5.66%) PowerShell
11 23 (5.42%) T-SQL
12 21 (4.95%) Perl
13 16 (3.77%) PHP
14 15 (3.54%) Groovy
15 14 (3.30%) Korn
15 14 (3.30%) Kotlin
16 13 (3.07%) Go
17 11 (2.59%) C++
17 11 (2.59%) Java 8
17 11 (2.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (10.61%) Degree
2 24 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.59%) Master's Degree
4 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.42%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.42%) MCAD
5 6 (1.42%) MCP
5 6 (1.42%) MCPD
5 6 (1.42%) MCTS
6 3 (0.71%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.24%) MCSD
7 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.19%) Data Quality
1 22 (5.19%) QA
2 5 (1.18%) SLA
3 3 (0.71%) GDPR
4 2 (0.47%) HL7
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 90 (21.23%) Docker
2 17 (4.01%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (1.65%) KVM
4 7 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.42%) Apache Flume
5 6 (1.42%) GridGain
6 5 (1.18%) Firmware
7 3 (0.71%) HDFS
8 1 (0.24%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.24%) iptables
8 1 (0.24%) NFS
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 69 (16.27%) Kubernetes
2 49 (11.56%) Ansible
3 31 (7.31%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (6.60%) Terraform
5 26 (6.13%) Puppet
6 21 (4.95%) Prometheus
7 20 (4.72%) Grafana
8 16 (3.77%) Istio
8 16 (3.77%) linkerd
9 13 (3.07%) Data Guard
9 13 (3.07%) Kibana
10 8 (1.89%) Rancher
11 7 (1.65%) Oozie
11 7 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 7 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (1.65%) Packer
12 6 (1.42%) StatsD
13 5 (1.18%) Matomo
14 4 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
15 2 (0.47%) MIIS
Vendors
1 181 (42.69%) Oracle
2 76 (17.92%) Sybase
3 58 (13.68%) Microsoft
4 28 (6.60%) Salesforce.com
5 26 (6.13%) Adobe
6 23 (5.42%) Elastic Path
6 23 (5.42%) hybris
6 23 (5.42%) Interwoven
6 23 (5.42%) SAP
7 19 (4.48%) IBM
8 14 (3.30%) TIBCO
9 13 (3.07%) Red Hat
10 12 (2.83%) VMware
11 11 (2.59%) Google
12 10 (2.36%) ATG
12 10 (2.36%) Demandware
12 10 (2.36%) Informatica
13 8 (1.89%) Bloomberg
14 6 (1.42%) Charles River
14 6 (1.42%) Percona