Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ODBC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ODBC over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1092 1115 1182
Rank change year-on-year +23 +67 +27
Permanent jobs citing ODBC 71 65 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.037% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.093% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 57 56 85
UK median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -7.78% +18.42%
10th Percentile £31,700 £26,125 £24,000
90th Percentile £77,455 £71,250 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £27,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +63.64% -31.25% +14.29%

ODBC is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 70,367 69,646 79,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.65% 39.34% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 59,005 60,173 68,438
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

ODBC
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ODBC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ODBC in the UK

ODBC
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ODBC in the UK

ODBC
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ODBC over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for ODBC in the UK

ODBC
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ODBC within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
England +21 65 £45,000 +10.43% 7
UK excluding London +34 54 £45,000 +63.64% 5
North of England +28 29 £40,000 +53.85% 3
North West - 20 £45,000 - 2
East of England +25 15 £47,500 +18.75%
London -13 13 £70,000 +55.56% 2
Yorkshire - 9 £37,500 -
South West +1 4 £52,500 +90.91% 1
South East +21 2 £100,000 +131.21% 1
Midlands +20 2 £27,500 -15.38%
East Midlands - 2 £27,500 -
Wales +15 1 £37,500 -21.05%
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing ODBC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ODBC.

1 47 (66.20%) Windows
2 44 (61.97%) SQL Server
3 35 (49.30%) SQL
4 29 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (36.62%) Linux
6 25 (35.21%) JDBC
7 22 (30.99%) OO
7 22 (30.99%) Unix
7 22 (30.99%) Finance
7 22 (30.99%) Windows Server
8 20 (28.17%) REST
8 20 (28.17%) Oracle
9 19 (26.76%) JIRA
10 18 (25.35%) C++
10 18 (25.35%) Java
11 16 (22.54%) T-SQL
11 16 (22.54%) LDAP
12 15 (21.13%) Change Management
12 15 (21.13%) QA
12 15 (21.13%) Relational Database
13 14 (19.72%) TDD
13 14 (19.72%) C
13 14 (19.72%) SOAP
14 13 (18.31%) C#
14 13 (18.31%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
15 12 (16.90%) HTTP
15 12 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (16.90%) .NET
15 12 (16.90%) CRM

ODBC
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.86%) Confluence
3 5 (7.04%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.23%) Apache
4 3 (4.23%) JBoss
5 2 (2.82%) IIS
5 2 (2.82%) OpenEdge
5 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) HTTP
2 5 (7.04%) LAN
3 3 (4.23%) SSL
4 2 (2.82%) WAN
4 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (61.97%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.13%) Relational Database
3 13 (18.31%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (15.49%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (12.68%) RDBMS
6 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (8.45%) MongoDB
8 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (7.04%) MS Access
9 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (4.23%) MySQL
11 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (2.82%) DB2
11 2 (2.82%) DB2 UDB
11 2 (2.82%) Informix
11 2 (2.82%) OLAP
11 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) JIRA
2 8 (11.27%) CppUnit
2 8 (11.27%) Subversion
3 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.63%) Zephyr
4 3 (4.23%) GCC
4 3 (4.23%) GDB
4 3 (4.23%) ProC
5 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.82%) SonarQube
5 2 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 11 (15.49%) Legal
3 9 (12.68%) Banking
4 8 (11.27%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.23%) French Language
5 3 (4.23%) Law
5 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.82%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Automotive
7 1 (1.41%) International Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Analyst
2 14 (19.72%) Applications Support
2 14 (19.72%) Developer
3 9 (12.68%) Applications Support Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) C Software Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Principal Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Principal Software Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Administrator
6 5 (7.04%) Architect
6 5 (7.04%) DBA
6 5 (7.04%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.21%) JDBC
2 20 (28.17%) REST
3 16 (22.54%) LDAP
4 14 (19.72%) SOAP
5 12 (16.90%) .NET
6 11 (15.49%) Web Services
7 10 (14.08%) Middleware
8 8 (11.27%) JNI
8 8 (11.27%) POSIX
9 5 (7.04%) ADO
9 5 (7.04%) HTML
9 5 (7.04%) XML
10 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET
11 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.23%) CSS
11 3 (4.23%) CSS3
11 3 (4.23%) HTML5
11 3 (4.23%) Java EE
11 3 (4.23%) RESTful
11 3 (4.23%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.63%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) AS400
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (66.20%) Windows
2 26 (36.62%) Linux
3 22 (30.99%) Unix
3 22 (30.99%) Windows Server
4 11 (15.49%) Solaris
5 8 (11.27%) AIX
6 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.04%) Windows 10
7 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.23%) CentOS
8 3 (4.23%) SUSE
8 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.41%) Android
9 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.99%) OO
3 15 (21.13%) Change Management
4 14 (19.72%) TDD
5 12 (16.90%) CRM
5 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
5 12 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (15.49%) Scenario Testing
6 11 (15.49%) SDLC
6 11 (15.49%) Workflow
7 10 (14.08%) DevOps
7 10 (14.08%) Migration
8 9 (12.68%) ITSM
9 8 (11.27%) Multithreading
9 8 (11.27%) Test Automation
10 7 (9.86%) Data Modelling
11 6 (8.45%) Data Migration
11 6 (8.45%) Document Management
11 6 (8.45%) ETL
11 6 (8.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (49.30%) SQL
2 18 (25.35%) C++
2 18 (25.35%) Java
3 16 (22.54%) T-SQL
4 14 (19.72%) C
5 13 (18.31%) C#
6 9 (12.68%) Python
6 9 (12.68%) Shell Script
7 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.63%) Korn
8 4 (5.63%) Perl
8 4 (5.63%) VBA
9 3 (4.23%) VB
10 1 (1.41%) COBOL
10 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.41%) VB6
10 1 (1.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
1 4 (5.63%) ISTQB
1 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (4.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.13%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Terminal Services
1 9 (12.68%) Virtual Desktop
2 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Nagios
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.41%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Oracle
2 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.68%) iManage
4 7 (9.86%) CA Agile Central
5 6 (8.45%) Sybase
6 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.63%) VMware
7 3 (4.23%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.23%) Sun
8 2 (2.82%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (1.41%) CA
9 1 (1.41%) Capita
9 1 (1.41%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.41%) NetApp
9 1 (1.41%) Progress
9 1 (1.41%) SAP
9 1 (1.41%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.41%) Symantec