Period
to 21 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 332 236 314
Rank change year-on-year -96 +78 -5
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 174 364 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 1.26% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.72% 4.35% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 140 308 198
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -2.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £40,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £86,250 £79,875
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 the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 6,402 8,371 8,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.21% 28.95% 31.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5,433 7,018 7,692
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing RDBMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in the South East

RDBMS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for RDBMS in the South East

RDBMS
Salary Histogram in the South East

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

Salary histogram for RDBMS in the South East

RDBMS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the South East 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
Thames Valley -52 98 £52,500 -8.70% 11
Berkshire -44 61 £58,750 -2.08% 7
Buckinghamshire +16 35 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Hampshire -38 32 £31,500 -33.68% 10
West Sussex -4 17 £40,000 -20.00% 4
East Sussex +21 15 £65,000 +23.81% 3
Surrey -9 8 £47,500 -9.52% 9
Kent -14 3 £45,000 +66.67% 3
Oxfordshire -5 2 £57,500 +15.00% 1
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 South East region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 174 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 127 (72.99%) SQL Server
3 117 (67.24%) SQL
4 104 (59.77%) Oracle
5 63 (36.21%) MySQL
5 63 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (31.03%) Java
7 49 (28.16%) Linux
8 44 (25.29%) Microsoft
9 43 (24.71%) SaaS
10 42 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
11 38 (21.84%) Windows
11 38 (21.84%) Data Modelling
11 38 (21.84%) Software Engineering
12 34 (19.54%) HTML
13 33 (18.97%) Python
13 33 (18.97%) DevOps
14 32 (18.39%) Azure
15 31 (17.82%) JavaScript
16 30 (17.24%) .NET
17 29 (16.67%) JBoss
17 29 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
17 29 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
18 27 (15.52%) Docker
18 27 (15.52%) Presales
19 25 (14.37%) Tomcat
19 25 (14.37%) C#
19 25 (14.37%) AWS
20 24 (13.79%) Bash Shell
20 24 (13.79%) SDLC

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 29 (16.67%) JBoss
2 25 (14.37%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.75%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.02%) GlassFish
4 7 (4.02%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.45%) ArcGIS
5 6 (3.45%) GeoServer
6 5 (2.87%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.30%) Anypoint
7 4 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.30%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.72%) Apache
8 3 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.72%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.15%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (1.15%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.15%) IIS
9 2 (1.15%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (10.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (24.71%) SaaS
2 32 (18.39%) Azure
3 25 (14.37%) AWS
4 13 (7.47%) OpenShift
5 12 (6.90%) PaaS
6 8 (4.60%) IaaS
7 6 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (2.87%) Power Platform
8 5 (2.87%) Serverless
9 4 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (2.30%) Azure Functions
9 4 (2.30%) GitHub
9 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Flow
9 4 (2.30%) Office 365
9 4 (2.30%) PowerApps
10 2 (1.15%) npm
11 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.57%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (0.57%) Datadog
11 1 (0.57%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.05%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.02%) Firewall
3 4 (2.30%) DNS
4 3 (1.72%) DHCP
5 2 (1.15%) Internet
5 2 (1.15%) NAS
5 2 (1.15%) SAN
6 1 (0.57%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.57%) HTTP
6 1 (0.57%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.57%) Telnet
6 1 (0.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 127 (72.99%) SQL Server
3 63 (36.21%) MySQL
4 29 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (13.22%) Oracle Database
6 19 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (7.47%) NoSQL
8 13 (7.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (7.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (5.75%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (4.60%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (3.45%) GIS
12 6 (3.45%) QGIS
13 5 (2.87%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (2.87%) Power BI
13 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (2.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (9.77%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.05%) Maven
3 9 (5.17%) Selenium
3 9 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.60%) JIRA
5 7 (4.02%) ReSharper
5 7 (4.02%) SonarQube
6 5 (2.87%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.87%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (2.30%) Bugzilla
7 4 (2.30%) GitLab
7 4 (2.30%) MSTest
7 4 (2.30%) Subversion
7 4 (2.30%) TestDirector
8 3 (1.72%) Appium
8 3 (1.72%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.15%) JBehave
9 2 (1.15%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.15%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 22 (12.64%) Finance
2 8 (4.60%) Automotive
3 5 (2.87%) Retail
4 3 (1.72%) Publishing
5 2 (1.15%) Banking
5 2 (1.15%) Law
5 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.57%) Back Office
6 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Military
6 1 (0.57%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 44 (25.29%) Developer
2 39 (22.41%) DBA
3 28 (16.09%) Administrator
4 26 (14.94%) Consultant
5 17 (9.77%) Linux Engineer
5 17 (9.77%) MySQL DBA
6 15 (8.62%) Java Developer
7 13 (7.47%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.47%) SQL DBA
8 12 (6.90%) Software Consultant
9 9 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (4.60%) Applications Consultant
10 8 (4.60%) Applications Support
10 8 (4.60%) Applications Support Consultant
10 8 (4.60%) Architect
10 8 (4.60%) AWS Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.60%) Support Consultant
11 7 (4.02%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.54%) HTML
2 30 (17.24%) .NET
3 23 (13.22%) CSS
4 22 (12.64%) AngularJS
5 21 (12.07%) Web Services
6 20 (11.49%) ASP.NET
6 20 (11.49%) HTML5
6 20 (11.49%) Spring
7 17 (9.77%) Hibernate
8 15 (8.62%) J2EE
9 13 (7.47%) SOAP
10 10 (5.75%) .NET Framework
10 10 (5.75%) JMS
10 10 (5.75%) RESTful
11 9 (5.17%) CSS3
11 9 (5.17%) Vue.js
11 9 (5.17%) XML
12 8 (4.60%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (4.60%) Gherkin
12 8 (4.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (11.49%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (10.92%) Replication
4 15 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (7.47%) Private Cloud
6 12 (6.90%) Management Information System
7 10 (5.75%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.30%) Clustering
8 4 (2.30%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.30%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.72%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.15%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.15%) Blog
10 2 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.15%) NHS
10 2 (1.15%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.57%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 49 (28.16%) Linux
2 38 (21.84%) Windows
3 19 (10.92%) Unix
4 6 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.30%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.72%) Solaris
6 3 (1.72%) ThreadX
7 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
3 38 (21.84%) Data Modelling
3 38 (21.84%) Software Engineering
4 33 (18.97%) DevOps
5 27 (15.52%) Presales
6 24 (13.79%) SDLC
7 22 (12.64%) High Availability
7 22 (12.64%) Migration
8 21 (12.07%) Capacity Planning
9 20 (11.49%) Microservices
10 19 (10.92%) Data Security
11 18 (10.34%) Computer Science
11 18 (10.34%) Patch Management
11 18 (10.34%) Performance Analysis
11 18 (10.34%) TDD
12 17 (9.77%) Data Migration
12 17 (9.77%) ETL
13 15 (8.62%) Analytics
13 15 (8.62%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 117 (67.24%) SQL
2 54 (31.03%) Java
3 33 (18.97%) Python
4 31 (17.82%) JavaScript
5 25 (14.37%) C#
6 24 (13.79%) Bash Shell
7 19 (10.92%) Perl
7 19 (10.92%) Ruby
8 11 (6.32%) PowerShell
9 10 (5.75%) VB.NET
10 8 (4.60%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.45%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.30%) C++
12 4 (2.30%) XPath
13 3 (1.72%) C
14 2 (1.15%) Clojure
14 2 (1.15%) Groovy
14 2 (1.15%) Lua
14 2 (1.15%) PHP
14 2 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (13.79%) Degree
2 10 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.17%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.60%) MCP
5 6 (3.45%) MCAD
5 6 (3.45%) MCPD
5 6 (3.45%) MCTS
5 6 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.15%) MCSE
8 1 (0.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.72%) QA
1 3 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (1.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.57%) GDPR
3 1 (0.57%) PSD2
System Software
1 27 (15.52%) Docker
2 14 (8.05%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (4.02%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.30%) Xen
5 2 (1.15%) HDFS
5 2 (1.15%) XenApp
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (11.49%) Puppet
2 19 (10.92%) Kubernetes
3 18 (10.34%) Ansible
4 14 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (4.60%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (2.87%) Terraform
8 4 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.57%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.57%) Nagios
9 1 (0.57%) nmon
9 1 (0.57%) rkt
9 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 104 (59.77%) Oracle
2 44 (25.29%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.20%) Sun
4 13 (7.47%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (4.02%) VMware
6 6 (3.45%) ESRI
6 6 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.87%) Sybase
8 4 (2.30%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.30%) HP
8 4 (2.30%) Ivanti
8 4 (2.30%) MuleSoft
8 4 (2.30%) SAP
9 3 (1.72%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (1.72%) Citrix
9 3 (1.72%) QNX
9 3 (1.72%) Talend
10 2 (1.15%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (1.15%) Informatica
11 1 (0.57%) Databricks