Period
to 20 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 472 355 340
Rank change year-on-year -117 -15 +9
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 187 473 741
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.40% 0.77% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.56% 2.91% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 142 369 594
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £39,353 £35,500 £39,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £79,000 £76,175
UK median annual salary £65,000 £59,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.17% +7.27% -

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 11,988 16,246 23,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 25.52% 26.45% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9,914 13,483 19,129
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,375 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing RDBMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in the UK excluding London

RDBMS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RDBMS in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for RDBMS in the UK excluding London

RDBMS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing RDBMS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for RDBMS in the UK excluding London

RDBMS
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 April 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
South East -41 63 £60,000 +25.00% 9
North of England -11 51 £52,500 -11.02% 22
Scotland -14 27 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Yorkshire 0 25 £50,000 - 9
North West 0 19 £52,500 -28.57% 12
Midlands +5 13 £50,000 +15.61% 8
South West -12 13 £35,000 - 13
Wales +20 9 £36,000 -20.00% 1
North East +11 7 £37,500 +17.63% 1
Northern Ireland -3 7 £62,500 - 2
West Midlands -8 7 £57,500 +43.75% 5
East Midlands +15 6 £42,500 -64.58% 3
East of England +33 4 £47,500 -13.64% 2
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 187 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 125 (66.84%) SQL
3 89 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (39.04%) SQL Server
5 64 (34.22%) Degree
6 58 (31.02%) C#
6 58 (31.02%) JavaScript
7 56 (29.95%) Linux
8 55 (29.41%) Computer Science
9 54 (28.88%) Problem-Solving
10 53 (28.34%) Oracle
11 52 (27.81%) Azure
12 49 (26.20%) Git (software)
13 44 (23.53%) Test Automation
13 44 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
14 43 (22.99%) Microsoft
15 42 (22.46%) Software Engineering
16 41 (21.93%) AWS
17 40 (21.39%) Finance
17 40 (21.39%) .NET
17 40 (21.39%) HTML
17 40 (21.39%) Java
18 39 (20.86%) React
19 37 (19.79%) OO
20 36 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
21 35 (18.72%) Scrum
22 32 (17.11%) MySQL
22 32 (17.11%) CSS
23 31 (16.58%) DevOps
24 30 (16.04%) .NET Framework

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 7 (3.74%) Apache Spark
1 7 (3.74%) IIS
2 6 (3.21%) Confluence
2 6 (3.21%) SAS
3 3 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.60%) Jupyter
3 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.07%) CMS
4 2 (1.07%) JBoss
4 2 (1.07%) Liferay
4 2 (1.07%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) HFM
1 2 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (1.07%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.07%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (1.07%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.53%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.53%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 52 (27.81%) Azure
2 41 (21.93%) AWS
3 14 (7.49%) GCP
4 9 (4.81%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (4.81%) Serverless
5 8 (4.28%) Power Platform
6 6 (3.21%) Azure Sentinel
7 5 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.67%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (2.14%) npm
9 3 (1.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.60%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (1.60%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 3 (1.60%) SaaS
10 2 (1.07%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (1.07%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (1.07%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (1.07%) IaaS
10 2 (1.07%) NuGet
10 2 (1.07%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.74%) Internet
2 6 (3.21%) SNMP
3 3 (1.60%) SAN
4 2 (1.07%) HTTP
4 2 (1.07%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.07%) MQTT
4 2 (1.07%) SSL
5 1 (0.53%) Firewall
5 1 (0.53%) FTP
5 1 (0.53%) LAN
5 1 (0.53%) VPN
5 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 73 (39.04%) SQL Server
3 32 (17.11%) MySQL
4 25 (13.37%) Oracle Database
5 24 (12.83%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (11.23%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (9.09%) NoSQL
8 15 (8.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (7.49%) MongoDB
10 10 (5.35%) Informix
10 10 (5.35%) Tableau
11 9 (4.81%) DB2
11 9 (4.81%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (4.28%) Power BI
12 8 (4.28%) Snowflake Schema
13 7 (3.74%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (3.74%) Big Data
13 7 (3.74%) BigQuery
13 7 (3.74%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (3.21%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 49 (26.20%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.16%) Jenkins
3 18 (9.63%) JIRA
4 12 (6.42%) Visual Studio
5 11 (5.88%) Subversion
6 8 (4.28%) Eclipse
6 8 (4.28%) IntelliJ
6 8 (4.28%) Maven
7 7 (3.74%) JUnit
7 7 (3.74%) Selenium
8 6 (3.21%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.14%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.14%) Gradle
10 4 (2.14%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 3 (1.60%) Artifactory
11 3 (1.60%) JBehave
11 3 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 40 (21.39%) Finance
2 10 (5.35%) Marketing
2 10 (5.35%) Retail
3 7 (3.74%) Law
4 5 (2.67%) Automotive
5 4 (2.14%) French Language
5 4 (2.14%) German Language
5 4 (2.14%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.07%) Avionics
7 2 (1.07%) Banking
7 2 (1.07%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.07%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.07%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) Front Office
8 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.53%) Police
Job Titles
1 98 (52.41%) Developer
2 32 (17.11%) Software Developer
3 27 (14.44%) Senior Developer
4 18 (9.63%) Ruby Developer
5 15 (8.02%) Java Developer
6 14 (7.49%) Analyst
6 14 (7.49%) Architect
6 14 (7.49%) DBA
7 11 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 10 (5.35%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.81%) Data Engineer
10 8 (4.28%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.28%) Oracle DBA
10 8 (4.28%) Senior Software Developer
10 8 (4.28%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.74%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (2.67%) C# Developer
12 5 (2.67%) SQL Analyst
13 4 (2.14%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.39%) .NET
1 40 (21.39%) HTML
2 39 (20.86%) React
3 32 (17.11%) CSS
4 30 (16.04%) .NET Framework
5 28 (14.97%) AngularJS
6 27 (14.44%) HTML5
7 25 (13.37%) Spring
8 20 (10.70%) REST
9 19 (10.16%) WPF
10 18 (9.63%) Ruby on Rails
11 17 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (9.09%) CSS3
11 17 (9.09%) Entity Framework
12 16 (8.56%) RESTful
12 16 (8.56%) XML
13 15 (8.02%) ASP.NET
13 15 (8.02%) Hibernate
13 15 (8.02%) Web Services
14 14 (7.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.16%) Virtual Team
3 13 (6.95%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (5.35%) Fixed Income
5 8 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.74%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.14%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.14%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (2.14%) User Experience
9 3 (1.60%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.60%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.60%) e-Health
10 2 (1.07%) Anti-Piracy
10 2 (1.07%) Blog
10 2 (1.07%) CMDB
10 2 (1.07%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.07%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.07%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 56 (29.95%) Linux
2 29 (15.51%) Unix
3 24 (12.83%) Windows
4 11 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.60%) Android
6 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 54 (28.88%) Problem-Solving
4 44 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 42 (22.46%) Software Engineering
6 37 (19.79%) OO
7 35 (18.72%) Scrum
8 31 (16.58%) DevOps
9 23 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (12.30%) Open Source
10 22 (11.76%) ETL
11 21 (11.23%) Data Privacy
11 21 (11.23%) TDD
12 20 (10.70%) BDD
12 20 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (10.70%) Microservices
12 20 (10.70%) SDLC
13 19 (10.16%) Analytical Thinking
13 19 (10.16%) Creative Thinking
13 19 (10.16%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 125 (66.84%) SQL
2 58 (31.02%) C#
2 58 (31.02%) JavaScript
3 40 (21.39%) Java
4 24 (12.83%) Python
5 20 (10.70%) Ruby
6 17 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 17 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 12 (6.42%) Bash Shell
7 12 (6.42%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.28%) TypeScript
9 7 (3.74%) C++
9 7 (3.74%) PHP
10 6 (3.21%) R
11 5 (2.67%) Scala
12 3 (1.60%) C
12 3 (1.60%) Korn
12 3 (1.60%) VB
13 2 (1.07%) Perl
13 2 (1.07%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (34.22%) Degree
2 44 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 10 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.74%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (2.14%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.60%) OCP
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.42%) QA
2 4 (2.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.35%) Docker
2 5 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.14%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.07%) HDFS
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (5.35%) Kubernetes
1 10 (5.35%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.21%) Data Guard
2 6 (3.21%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (2.67%) Puppet
4 4 (2.14%) Ansible
5 3 (1.60%) Grafana
5 3 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.60%) Terraform
6 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (28.34%) Oracle
2 43 (22.99%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.88%) Google
3 11 (5.88%) Sybase
3 11 (5.88%) Telerik
4 8 (4.28%) Talend
5 7 (3.74%) TIBCO
6 6 (3.21%) Cognos
6 6 (3.21%) Informatica
6 6 (3.21%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (2.14%) Databricks
8 3 (1.60%) Alteryx
8 3 (1.60%) SaltStack
8 3 (1.60%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.07%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.07%) EMC
9 2 (1.07%) HP
9 2 (1.07%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.07%) IBM
9 2 (1.07%) Red Hat