The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK
Rank 299 266 260
Rank change year-on-year -33 -6  
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 879 1319 1330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 1.29% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.42% 4.15% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 598 1086 1062
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  

RDBMS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 25702 31812 32970
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.69% 31.01% 31.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21790 27061 27928
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing RDBMS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in the UK

RDBMS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for RDBMS in the UK

RDBMS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for RDBMS in the UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -51 755 £55,000 +10.00% 124
London -18 379 £65,000 +13.04% 48
Scotland +27 110 £50,000 +17.64% 16
East of England +53 90 £50,000 -2.43% 6
South East -56 86 £50,000 - 20
Essex +34 61 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Glasgow +25 60 £50,000 +16.27% 12
North West -13 59 £47,500 +5.55% 16
Manchester +19 55 £47,500 -17.39% 10
Yorkshire +15 47 £40,000 - 9
Edinburgh +13 47 £47,500 +11.76% 4
South West -55 47 £45,000 +12.50% 10
West Yorkshire +28 43 £40,000 -5.88% 7
City of London +17 37 £60,000 +14.28% 7
East Midlands +16 28 £40,000 -7.51% 6
Colchester +10 28 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Berkshire -37 25 £47,500 -17.39% 6
West Sussex - 19 £55,000 - 4
Hertfordshire +17 18 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Surrey +13 18 £46,500 -11.42%
Bristol -23 17 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Gatwick - 17 £57,500 -
Northamptonshire +31 16 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Leeds 0 16 £60,000 +41.17% 5
West Midlands -24 16 £35,000 -20.45% 7
Northampton - 15 £40,000 -
Reading +15 12 - - 1
Wakefield +11 11 £37,000 -17.77% 1
Gloucestershire 0 10 £55,000 +37.50%
Hampshire -17 10 £67,500 +35.00% 8

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing RDBMS 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 RDBMS.

1 1970 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1004 (50.96%) SQL
3 857 (43.50%) Oracle
4 847 (42.99%) Java
5 744 (37.77%) Agile Software Development
6 707 (35.89%) SQL Server
7 523 (26.55%) Linux
8 510 (25.89%) JavaScript
9 454 (23.05%) Finance
10 443 (22.49%) Degree
11 408 (20.71%) HTML
12 382 (19.39%) MySQL
13 378 (19.19%) NoSQL
14 377 (19.14%) C#
15 342 (17.36%) CSS
16 331 (16.80%) Scrum
17 328 (16.65%) Unix
18 326 (16.55%) Python
19 324 (16.45%) Oracle Database
20 314 (15.94%) TDD
21 310 (15.74%) .NET
22 302 (15.33%) Spring
23 294 (14.92%) Microsoft
24 286 (14.52%) Big Data
25 280 (14.21%) Web Services
26 277 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
27 273 (13.86%) SDLC
28 268 (13.60%) ETL
29 259 (13.15%) PL/SQL
30 257 (13.05%) Windows

RDBMS
Top Related 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
1 167 (8.48%) JBoss
2 165 (8.38%) WebSphere
3 155 (7.87%) Apache Spark
4 146 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 126 (6.40%) WebLogic
6 108 (5.48%) Apache
7 96 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
8 83 (4.21%) Apache Pig
9 59 (2.99%) GlassFish
9 59 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 41 (2.08%) SharePoint
11 40 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
12 39 (1.98%) CMS
13 36 (1.83%) SAS
14 34 (1.73%) Jetty
15 33 (1.68%) IIS
16 24 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
17 23 (1.17%) Apache Solr
17 23 (1.17%) CoreMedia CMS
18 18 (0.91%) Confluence
Applications
1 156 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.47%) MS Office
3 26 (1.32%) SPSS
4 17 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.41%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
7 6 (0.30%) InDesign
7 6 (0.30%) MS Project
8 4 (0.20%) S-PLUS
8 4 (0.20%) Stata
8 4 (0.20%) Weka
9 2 (0.10%) Simulink
9 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 68 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 43 (2.18%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (0.91%) Eloqua
4 14 (0.71%) Adobe Campaign
5 13 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
5 13 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.30%) Temenos T24
8 5 (0.25%) FastStats
9 4 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.15%) Infor M3
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle Utilities
11 2 (0.10%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 172 (8.73%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (3.35%) SaaS
3 53 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (2.44%) GitHub
5 16 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.76%) PaaS
7 14 (0.71%) IaaS
8 12 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
9 11 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.51%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.41%) Responsys
12 6 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.30%) Office 365
12 6 (0.30%) Taleo
13 5 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 2 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
16 1 (0.051%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 59 (2.99%) Internet
2 56 (2.84%) HTTP
3 50 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 25 (1.27%) SSL
5 22 (1.12%) DNS
5 22 (1.12%) Firewall
6 13 (0.66%) LDAP
7 12 (0.61%) SAN
8 11 (0.56%) NAS
9 10 (0.51%) SSH
10 8 (0.41%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.41%) FTP
10 8 (0.41%) RS-232
11 6 (0.30%) SMTP
12 5 (0.25%) SNMP
13 4 (0.20%) AMQP
13 4 (0.20%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.15%) DHCP
14 3 (0.15%) Intranet
15 2 (0.10%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1970 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 707 (35.89%) SQL Server
3 382 (19.39%) MySQL
4 378 (19.19%) NoSQL
5 324 (16.45%) Oracle Database
6 286 (14.52%) Big Data
7 233 (11.83%) Data Warehouse
8 225 (11.42%) Hadoop
9 213 (10.81%) MongoDB
10 201 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
11 187 (9.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 127 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 117 (5.94%) Oracle Database 11g
14 114 (5.79%) Apache Hive
15 95 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
16 88 (4.47%) Apache Cassandra
17 86 (4.37%) DB2
18 80 (4.06%) Oracle Database 12c
19 74 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 57 (2.89%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 243 (12.34%) Git (software)
2 156 (7.92%) Jenkins
3 128 (6.50%) Maven
4 106 (5.38%) Subversion
5 104 (5.28%) JUnit
6 76 (3.86%) JIRA
7 69 (3.50%) Gradle
8 68 (3.45%) Ant
8 68 (3.45%) Cucumber
9 61 (3.10%) Talend Open Studio
10 57 (2.89%) Visual Studio
11 50 (2.54%) Selenium
12 45 (2.28%) Hudson
13 44 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
14 41 (2.08%) TeamCity
15 25 (1.27%) ERwin
16 23 (1.17%) Grunt
16 23 (1.17%) Toad
17 20 (1.02%) gulp
17 20 (1.02%) Mockito
General
1 454 (23.05%) Finance
2 209 (10.61%) Banking
3 116 (5.89%) Retail
4 105 (5.33%) Marketing
5 81 (4.11%) Games
6 60 (3.05%) Telecoms
7 55 (2.79%) Legal
8 46 (2.34%) Advertising
9 38 (1.93%) Manufacturing
10 36 (1.83%) Investment Banking
10 36 (1.83%) Military
11 27 (1.37%) Retail Banking
12 25 (1.27%) Online Betting
13 24 (1.22%) Electronics
14 18 (0.91%) Front Office
15 16 (0.81%) Back Office
16 15 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.56%) Automotive
18 9 (0.46%) Financial Institution
19 8 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 905 (45.94%) Developer
2 378 (19.19%) Java Developer
3 228 (11.57%) Architect
4 218 (11.07%) DBA
5 176 (8.93%) Senior Developer
6 131 (6.65%) Analyst
6 131 (6.65%) C# Developer
7 127 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
8 126 (6.40%) .NET Developer
9 121 (6.14%) Senior Java Developer
10 119 (6.04%) SQL Developer
11 98 (4.97%) Oracle Developer
12 95 (4.82%) Administrator
13 93 (4.72%) Software Engineer
14 90 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
15 89 (4.52%) Consultant
16 88 (4.47%) Data Architect
17 67 (3.40%) SQL DBA
18 64 (3.25%) Java Architect
19 60 (3.05%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (20.71%) HTML
2 342 (17.36%) CSS
3 310 (15.74%) .NET
4 302 (15.33%) Spring
5 280 (14.21%) Web Services
6 241 (12.23%) XML
7 210 (10.66%) Hibernate
8 187 (9.49%) REST
9 181 (9.19%) AngularJS
9 181 (9.19%) HTML5
10 179 (9.09%) Java EE
11 160 (8.12%) RESTful
12 149 (7.56%) ASP.NET
13 147 (7.46%) SOAP
14 142 (7.21%) Middleware
15 138 (7.01%) J2EE
15 138 (7.01%) jQuery
15 138 (7.01%) Node.js
16 131 (6.65%) JMS
17 116 (5.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 218 (11.07%) Computer Science
2 203 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
3 114 (5.79%) Enterprise Software
4 86 (4.37%) Replication
5 81 (4.11%) Management Information System
6 71 (3.60%) Data Structures
7 68 (3.45%) N-Tier
8 57 (2.89%) Algorithms
9 47 (2.39%) User Experience
10 42 (2.13%) Online Games
10 42 (2.13%) PKI
11 38 (1.93%) Clustering
12 34 (1.73%) Fintech
13 32 (1.62%) Mobile App
14 30 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 22 (1.12%) Client/Server
15 22 (1.12%) Hedge funds
16 19 (0.96%) Credit Risk
17 17 (0.86%) Equities
17 17 (0.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 523 (26.55%) Linux
2 328 (16.65%) Unix
3 257 (13.05%) Windows
4 55 (2.79%) Windows Server
5 45 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (2.08%) Mac OS X
7 38 (1.93%) Android
8 33 (1.68%) Apple iOS
9 23 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (1.02%) Solaris
11 16 (0.81%) Windows 7
12 13 (0.66%) AIX
13 9 (0.46%) CentOS
14 7 (0.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 7 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.30%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.30%) VMS
16 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
17 2 (0.10%) VyOS
17 2 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 744 (37.77%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (16.80%) Scrum
3 314 (15.94%) TDD
4 277 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
5 273 (13.86%) SDLC
6 268 (13.60%) ETL
7 257 (13.05%) Software Engineering
8 251 (12.74%) Analytics
9 244 (12.39%) OO
10 235 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
11 217 (11.02%) SOA
12 174 (8.83%) MVC
13 166 (8.43%) DevOps
14 165 (8.38%) Open Source
15 164 (8.32%) Performance Tuning
16 146 (7.41%) Data Modelling
17 143 (7.26%) High Availability
18 136 (6.90%) E-Commerce
19 124 (6.29%) Mentoring
20 118 (5.99%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1004 (50.96%) SQL
2 847 (42.99%) Java
3 510 (25.89%) JavaScript
4 377 (19.14%) C#
5 326 (16.55%) Python
6 259 (13.15%) PL/SQL
7 186 (9.44%) T-SQL
8 133 (6.75%) Perl
9 129 (6.55%) C
10 127 (6.45%) PHP
11 124 (6.29%) Shell Script
12 119 (6.04%) Scala
13 108 (5.48%) C++
13 108 (5.48%) Ruby
14 61 (3.10%) Bash Shell
15 59 (2.99%) PowerShell
16 36 (1.83%) R
17 35 (1.78%) VB
18 28 (1.42%) TypeScript
19 22 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 443 (22.49%) Degree
2 88 (4.47%) Security Cleared
3 53 (2.69%) Oracle Certification
4 51 (2.59%) OCP
5 40 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (1.83%) DV Cleared
7 32 (1.62%) SC Cleared
8 20 (1.02%) PhD
9 18 (0.91%) ISEB
10 14 (0.71%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (0.41%) MCSD
12 8 (0.41%) OCA
13 6 (0.30%) MCITP
13 6 (0.30%) MySQL Certification
14 4 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.15%) CISSP
15 3 (0.15%) MCP
15 3 (0.15%) MCSA
15 3 (0.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.57%) QA
2 50 (2.54%) Data Quality
3 45 (2.28%) PCI DSS
4 30 (1.52%) SLA
5 15 (0.76%) WAI
6 14 (0.71%) MiFID
6 14 (0.71%) SDET
7 6 (0.30%) PMO
8 5 (0.25%) IFRS
8 5 (0.25%) IFRS 9
8 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.10%) HL7
10 1 (0.051%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.051%) EMIR
10 1 (0.051%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.051%) ISO13485
10 1 (0.051%) MISRA
10 1 (0.051%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 89 (4.52%) Oracle RAC
2 74 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (3.10%) Hyper-V
4 41 (2.08%) Docker
5 28 (1.42%) Active Directory
6 18 (0.91%) Apache Flume
7 17 (0.86%) HDFS
8 16 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (0.51%) XenServer
10 7 (0.36%) iptables
11 6 (0.30%) Oracle Clusterware
12 3 (0.15%) Cronacle
13 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.10%) Xen
14 1 (0.051%) Firmware
14 1 (0.051%) NFS
14 1 (0.051%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 90 (4.57%) Puppet
2 86 (4.37%) Data Guard
3 85 (4.31%) Oracle RMAN
4 58 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 44 (2.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 43 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (1.07%) Tivoli
7 21 (1.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 19 (0.96%) Ansible
9 14 (0.71%) Grafana
10 13 (0.66%) StatsD
11 12 (0.61%) Control-M
12 11 (0.56%) Oozie
13 10 (0.51%) Kibana
13 10 (0.51%) Nagios
14 8 (0.41%) OpenAM
15 5 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 4 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
16 4 (0.20%) Salt
16 4 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 857 (43.50%) Oracle
2 294 (14.92%) Microsoft
3 104 (5.28%) VMware
4 93 (4.72%) Sybase
5 77 (3.91%) IBM
6 68 (3.45%) Informatica
7 64 (3.25%) Tableau
8 61 (3.10%) Talend
9 56 (2.84%) Teradata
10 37 (1.88%) Google
11 33 (1.68%) Adobe
12 32 (1.62%) Red Hat
13 23 (1.17%) MuleSoft
13 23 (1.17%) SAP
13 23 (1.17%) Splunk
13 23 (1.17%) TIBCO
14 21 (1.07%) MicroStrategy
15 20 (1.02%) Cognos
16 19 (0.96%) Sun
17 18 (0.91%) Netezza
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