Period
to 24 July 2021

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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 318 247 336
Rank change year-on-year -71 +89 -70
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 113 102 193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 0.83% 0.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.59% 3.19% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 55 75 167
10th Percentile £48,000 £32,250 £37,300
25th Percentile £52,500 £38,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £66,250 £77,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £73,250 £78,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +6.48%

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 4,361 3,202 7,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.58% 26.13% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3,214 2,665 6,065
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £41,000 £37,500 £36,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.64% +4.76% +5.00%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing RDBMS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RDBMS in the South East.

Salary trend for RDBMS in the South East

RDBMS
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing RDBMS in the South East over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

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 24 July 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
Thames Valley -20 59 £57,500 +9.52% 13
Berkshire -4 44 £57,500 -8.00% 8
Hampshire -66 24 £50,000 +66.67% 4
Buckinghamshire -12 16 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Surrey -53 16 £60,000 -22.58% 5
West Sussex -5 11 £65,000 +52.94%
Kent - 2 £63,750 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £55,000 -
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 South East region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 113 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 82 (72.57%) SQL
2 82 (72.57%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (54.87%) Linux
4 55 (48.67%) Scrum
5 48 (42.48%) Oracle
5 48 (42.48%) SQL Server
6 46 (40.71%) Problem-Solving
7 40 (35.40%) Social Skills
7 40 (35.40%) Microsoft
8 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
9 36 (31.86%) C#
10 34 (30.09%) Oracle Database
11 33 (29.20%) HTML
11 33 (29.20%) Degree
12 30 (26.55%) Test Automation
12 30 (26.55%) HTML5
12 30 (26.55%) AngularJS
13 29 (25.66%) Waterfall
13 29 (25.66%) .NET
14 28 (24.78%) PL/SQL
14 28 (24.78%) AWS
14 28 (24.78%) Oracle Database 12c
14 28 (24.78%) .NET Core
15 27 (23.89%) React
15 27 (23.89%) Computer Science
15 27 (23.89%) Oracle Database 11g
15 27 (23.89%) OO
16 26 (23.01%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (21.24%) OOP

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 21 (18.58%) WebLogic
2 8 (7.08%) JBoss
3 6 (5.31%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.65%) Apache
4 3 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.77%) CMS
5 2 (1.77%) Liferay
6 1 (0.88%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.88%) SAS
6 1 (0.88%) Tornado
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.88%) SPSS
1 1 (0.88%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 28 (24.78%) AWS
2 17 (15.04%) Azure
3 7 (6.19%) GCP
4 3 (2.65%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.77%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.77%) SaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Azure Sentinel
6 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.88%) dbt
6 1 (0.88%) Fivetran
6 1 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) Firewall
1 7 (6.19%) Network Security
1 7 (6.19%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.31%) Internet
3 5 (4.42%) HTTP
3 5 (4.42%) SSL
4 2 (1.77%) NAS
4 2 (1.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 48 (42.48%) SQL Server
3 34 (30.09%) Oracle Database
4 28 (24.78%) Oracle Database 12c
5 27 (23.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (18.58%) Oracle Database 10g
7 20 (17.70%) MySQL
8 13 (11.50%) NoSQL
9 8 (7.08%) CouchDB
9 8 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (6.19%) Big Data
11 6 (5.31%) Data Lake
11 6 (5.31%) MariaDB
11 6 (5.31%) OLAP
11 6 (5.31%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (4.42%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (3.54%) MongoDB
13 4 (3.54%) TKPROF
14 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (12.39%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.19%) Cucumber
2 7 (6.19%) Selenium
2 7 (6.19%) SpecFlow
3 6 (5.31%) Artifactory
3 6 (5.31%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.42%) JIRA
4 5 (4.42%) SoapUI
5 4 (3.54%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.54%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 3 (2.65%) Maven
7 2 (1.77%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.77%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.88%) Appium
8 1 (0.88%) GitLab
8 1 (0.88%) JBehave
General
1 40 (35.40%) Social Skills
2 26 (23.01%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (17.70%) Finance
4 10 (8.85%) Telecoms
5 9 (7.96%) Public Sector
6 8 (7.08%) Marketing
7 7 (6.19%) Electronics
7 7 (6.19%) Manufacturing
8 6 (5.31%) Law
9 5 (4.42%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (1.77%) French Language
10 2 (1.77%) German Language
10 2 (1.77%) Local Government
11 1 (0.88%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.88%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 77 (68.14%) Developer
2 21 (18.58%) Oracle Developer
2 21 (18.58%) Software Developer
3 18 (15.93%) Senior Developer
4 12 (10.62%) Ruby Developer
4 12 (10.62%) Senior Software Developer
5 8 (7.08%) Architect
5 8 (7.08%) DBA
6 7 (6.19%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (5.31%) Cloud Developer
7 6 (5.31%) Senior Architect
7 6 (5.31%) Senior Cloud Architect
8 5 (4.42%) Python Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) QA Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) QA Leader
8 5 (4.42%) Security Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Senior QA Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (29.20%) HTML
2 30 (26.55%) AngularJS
2 30 (26.55%) HTML5
3 29 (25.66%) .NET
4 28 (24.78%) .NET Core
5 27 (23.89%) React
6 22 (19.47%) .NET Framework
6 22 (19.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (19.47%) Entity Framework
7 21 (18.58%) CSS
8 18 (15.93%) ASP.NET
8 18 (15.93%) CSS3
8 18 (15.93%) KnockoutJS
8 18 (15.93%) Vue.js
9 13 (11.50%) REST
10 12 (10.62%) Ruby on Rails
11 11 (9.73%) SOAP
12 9 (7.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (7.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 8 (7.08%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Algorithms
2 12 (10.62%) Virtual Team
3 6 (5.31%) Cloud Native
3 6 (5.31%) Data Structures
3 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.31%) User Experience
4 5 (4.42%) Digital Media
4 5 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.77%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.88%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.88%) Legacy Code
6 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 62 (54.87%) Linux
2 21 (18.58%) Unix
3 7 (6.19%) Solaris
4 6 (5.31%) Windows
5 4 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.77%) CentOS
6 2 (1.77%) Debian
6 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (72.57%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (48.67%) Scrum
3 46 (40.71%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (26.55%) Test Automation
5 29 (25.66%) Waterfall
6 27 (23.89%) Computer Science
6 27 (23.89%) OO
7 24 (21.24%) OOP
7 24 (21.24%) Software Engineering
8 21 (18.58%) Customer Requirements
9 20 (17.70%) Artificial Intelligence
9 20 (17.70%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (16.81%) BDD
11 18 (15.93%) MVC
12 17 (15.04%) Open Source
13 15 (13.27%) TDD
14 13 (11.50%) ETL
14 13 (11.50%) Mathematics
14 13 (11.50%) Software Testing
15 12 (10.62%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (72.57%) SQL
2 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
3 36 (31.86%) C#
4 28 (24.78%) PL/SQL
5 17 (15.04%) Python
6 14 (12.39%) Java
6 14 (12.39%) Ruby
7 9 (7.96%) Bash Shell
8 8 (7.08%) Cython
9 6 (5.31%) C
9 6 (5.31%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.54%) Perl
11 3 (2.65%) PHP
11 3 (2.65%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.77%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.77%) R
12 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.88%) Groovy
13 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (29.20%) Degree
2 18 (15.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (12.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (10.62%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (4.42%) CEH
5 5 (4.42%) CISA
5 5 (4.42%) GIAC
5 5 (4.42%) ISEB
5 5 (4.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.42%) OSCE
5 5 (4.42%) OSCP
6 4 (3.54%) Master's Degree
7 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.77%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.77%) OCP
8 2 (1.77%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (6.19%) QA
2 5 (4.42%) GDPR
2 5 (4.42%) NIST
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.85%) Docker
2 5 (4.42%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.77%) iptables
5 2 (1.77%) Postfix
5 2 (1.77%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (10.62%) Ansible
2 8 (7.08%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (7.08%) Puppet
3 7 (6.19%) Kubernetes
4 6 (5.31%) Data Guard
4 6 (5.31%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (4.42%) HP ALM
5 5 (4.42%) HP Fortify
5 5 (4.42%) WebInspect
6 2 (1.77%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 48 (42.48%) Oracle
2 40 (35.40%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.19%) HP
3 7 (6.19%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.19%) SAP
4 6 (5.31%) Google
4 6 (5.31%) SaltStack
5 5 (4.42%) ArcSight
5 5 (4.42%) Black Duck
5 5 (4.42%) Micro Focus
5 5 (4.42%) Qualys
5 5 (4.42%) Sonatype
5 5 (4.42%) Splunk
5 5 (4.42%) Tripwire
6 3 (2.65%) Talend
6 3 (2.65%) VMware
7 2 (1.77%) EMC
7 2 (1.77%) NEC
7 2 (1.77%) NetApp
7 2 (1.77%) Salesforce.com