Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 336 284 255
Rank change year-on-year -52 -29 -9
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 1,575 2,087 2,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 1.18% 1.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.97% 3.96% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,166 1,544 2,223
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +12.50%

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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 52,950 52,702 65,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.53% 29.86% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 43,880 45,084 55,293
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for RDBMS in the UK

RDBMS
Top 16 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 6 months to 16 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 -64 1,413 £55,000 - 287
UK excluding London -68 828 £47,000 -1.05% 180
London -35 734 £65,000 +4.00% 138
South East +1 248 £50,000 - 51
North of England -84 156 £45,000 - 41
Scotland -39 123 £44,500 +1.71% 27
East of England -74 106 £47,500 -5.00% 16
North West -70 98 £45,000 +2.86% 27
South West +3 94 £37,500 -18.92% 16
Midlands -40 78 £47,500 -5.00% 25
Yorkshire -24 47 £36,500 -18.89% 14
West Midlands -45 41 £48,750 -2.50% 16
East Midlands +10 37 £47,500 -9.52% 8
Northern Ireland -12 19 £30,000 -29.41% 1
North East -20 11 £39,480 +2.54%
Wales +2 9 £38,500 -14.44% 3

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 1,575 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 779 (49.46%) SQL
3 668 (42.41%) Java
4 602 (38.22%) Oracle
5 595 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
6 549 (34.86%) SQL Server
7 506 (32.13%) Finance
8 471 (29.90%) Linux
9 342 (21.71%) JavaScript
10 312 (19.81%) .NET
11 301 (19.11%) Python
12 291 (18.48%) C#
13 287 (18.22%) NoSQL
14 284 (18.03%) Degree
15 270 (17.14%) Big Data
16 258 (16.38%) Hadoop
17 257 (16.32%) Oracle Database
18 255 (16.19%) HTML
19 253 (16.06%) Microsoft
20 247 (15.68%) Unix
21 240 (15.24%) Software Engineering
22 239 (15.17%) OO
23 229 (14.54%) Scrum
24 224 (14.22%) TDD
25 213 (13.52%) SDLC
26 212 (13.46%) Spring
27 210 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
28 202 (12.83%) DevOps
29 198 (12.57%) Computer Science
30 197 (12.51%) Analytical Skills

RDBMS
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
1 155 (9.84%) Apache Spark
2 81 (5.14%) WebLogic
3 79 (5.02%) Apache
4 76 (4.83%) WebSphere
5 62 (3.94%) JBoss
6 59 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
6 59 (3.75%) Tomcat
7 42 (2.67%) Confluence
8 39 (2.48%) SAS
9 31 (1.97%) Apache Pig
9 31 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 28 (1.78%) OpenStack
11 26 (1.65%) IIS
12 25 (1.59%) Apache Solr
13 21 (1.33%) Ethereum
13 21 (1.33%) Hyperledger
14 18 (1.14%) SharePoint
14 18 (1.14%) WildFly
15 17 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
16 16 (1.02%) eris
Applications
1 21 (1.33%) SPSS
2 14 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.32%) Weka
6 3 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.13%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 20 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (1.02%) MultiChain
2 16 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (0.89%) MetaTrader
4 12 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
6 8 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.25%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.25%) Magento
9 4 (0.25%) Temenos T24
10 3 (0.19%) Cognos Planning
10 3 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.19%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 3 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.19%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 210 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (4.13%) SaaS
4 46 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (2.16%) GitHub
6 27 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 25 (1.59%) PaaS
7 25 (1.59%) Serverless
8 21 (1.33%) IaaS
9 13 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
10 10 (0.63%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (0.51%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 7 (0.44%) Bluemix
12 7 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
13 6 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
13 6 (0.38%) Heroku
14 4 (0.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.17%) HTTP
2 25 (1.59%) SSL
3 24 (1.52%) LDAP
4 23 (1.46%) Internet
5 22 (1.40%) DNS
6 19 (1.21%) TCP/IP
7 17 (1.08%) SSH
8 16 (1.02%) DHCP
9 9 (0.57%) VPN
10 8 (0.51%) PuTTY
11 5 (0.32%) IPFS
11 5 (0.32%) Network Security
12 4 (0.25%) Broadband
12 4 (0.25%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.19%) Firewall
13 3 (0.19%) FTP
13 3 (0.19%) LAN
13 3 (0.19%) SAN
13 3 (0.19%) SNMP
13 3 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,575 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 549 (34.86%) SQL Server
3 287 (18.22%) NoSQL
4 270 (17.14%) Big Data
5 258 (16.38%) Hadoop
6 257 (16.32%) Oracle Database
7 180 (11.43%) MySQL
8 161 (10.22%) PostgreSQL
9 152 (9.65%) MongoDB
10 142 (9.02%) Apache Cassandra
11 99 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
12 91 (5.78%) Apache Hive
13 84 (5.33%) Oracle Database 12c
14 78 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 71 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
16 70 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 62 (3.94%) HBase
18 47 (2.98%) DB2
19 42 (2.67%) Redis
20 41 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 182 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 111 (7.05%) Jenkins
3 103 (6.54%) JIRA
4 96 (6.10%) Subversion
5 91 (5.78%) Maven
6 49 (3.11%) JUnit
7 47 (2.98%) Visual Studio
8 38 (2.41%) Ant
9 26 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
10 25 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (1.52%) Eclipse
11 24 (1.52%) TeamCity
12 21 (1.33%) ClearCase
13 20 (1.27%) Selenium
14 18 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (1.14%) Bitbucket
15 16 (1.02%) Mercurial
15 16 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
16 15 (0.95%) Gradle
16 15 (0.95%) Vagrant
General
1 506 (32.13%) Finance
2 159 (10.10%) Banking
3 98 (6.22%) Retail
4 84 (5.33%) Investment Banking
5 83 (5.27%) Front Office
6 66 (4.19%) Retail Banking
7 52 (3.30%) Marketing
8 39 (2.48%) Legal
9 31 (1.97%) Manufacturing
9 31 (1.97%) Publishing
9 31 (1.97%) Telecoms
10 29 (1.84%) Back Office
11 20 (1.27%) Electronics
12 17 (1.08%) Law
13 15 (0.95%) Automotive
13 15 (0.95%) Games
14 14 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.83%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.76%) Advertising
17 6 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 707 (44.89%) Developer
2 282 (17.90%) Java Developer
3 172 (10.92%) Senior Developer
4 167 (10.60%) DBA
5 145 (9.21%) .NET Developer
6 142 (9.02%) Software Engineer
7 132 (8.38%) C# Developer
8 99 (6.29%) Architect
8 99 (6.29%) SQL Developer
9 91 (5.78%) C# .NET Developer
10 85 (5.40%) Oracle DBA
11 83 (5.27%) Administrator
12 81 (5.14%) Senior Java Developer
13 80 (5.08%) Software Developer
14 74 (4.70%) Analyst
15 57 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 57 (3.62%) Lead Developer
15 57 (3.62%) SQL DBA
16 56 (3.56%) Consultant
17 52 (3.30%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (19.81%) .NET
2 255 (16.19%) HTML
3 212 (13.46%) Spring
4 196 (12.44%) CSS
5 186 (11.81%) XML
6 174 (11.05%) AngularJS
7 162 (10.29%) Web Services
8 156 (9.90%) J2EE
9 135 (8.57%) REST
10 128 (8.13%) ASP.NET
11 118 (7.49%) Hibernate
12 116 (7.37%) HTML5
13 101 (6.41%) JSON
14 98 (6.22%) RESTful
15 96 (6.10%) Java EE
16 86 (5.46%) .NET Framework
17 82 (5.21%) jQuery
18 78 (4.95%) SOAP
19 74 (4.70%) Middleware
20 70 (4.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 198 (12.57%) Computer Science
2 197 (12.51%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (5.02%) Fintech
4 76 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
5 75 (4.76%) Algorithms
6 60 (3.81%) Management Information System
7 58 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
8 54 (3.43%) User Experience
9 52 (3.30%) Data Structures
10 37 (2.35%) Data Centre
11 35 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 32 (2.03%) Clustering
13 31 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
14 27 (1.71%) Client/Server
14 27 (1.71%) Mobile App
15 26 (1.65%) Virtual Team
16 24 (1.52%) PKI
17 22 (1.40%) Life Science
18 17 (1.08%) Hedge funds
18 17 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 471 (29.90%) Linux
2 247 (15.68%) Unix
3 184 (11.68%) Windows
4 77 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (3.30%) Windows Server
6 45 (2.86%) Solaris
7 15 (0.95%) Android
8 14 (0.89%) VMS
8 14 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (0.83%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.63%) AIX
11 9 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.32%) Fedora
15 4 (0.25%) CentOS
16 3 (0.19%) HPUX
17 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.063%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 595 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (15.24%) Software Engineering
3 239 (15.17%) OO
4 229 (14.54%) Scrum
5 224 (14.22%) TDD
6 213 (13.52%) SDLC
7 202 (12.83%) DevOps
8 180 (11.43%) MVC
9 178 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
10 167 (10.60%) BDD
11 162 (10.29%) Analytics
12 161 (10.22%) Open Source
13 151 (9.59%) ETL
14 140 (8.89%) Test Automation
15 136 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
16 126 (8.00%) Multithreading
17 122 (7.75%) Microservices
18 113 (7.17%) Performance Tuning
19 107 (6.79%) Unit Testing
20 102 (6.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 779 (49.46%) SQL
2 668 (42.41%) Java
3 342 (21.71%) JavaScript
4 301 (19.11%) Python
5 291 (18.48%) C#
6 141 (8.95%) T-SQL
7 128 (8.13%) PL/SQL
8 119 (7.56%) C++
9 115 (7.30%) Shell Script
10 92 (5.84%) Scala
11 90 (5.71%) Perl
12 69 (4.38%) C
13 62 (3.94%) Bash Shell
13 62 (3.94%) PowerShell
14 54 (3.43%) PHP
15 51 (3.24%) Ruby
16 41 (2.60%) Go
17 39 (2.48%) VB.NET
18 31 (1.97%) VB
19 25 (1.59%) R
Qualifications
1 284 (18.03%) Degree
2 105 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 57 (3.62%) Master's Degree
4 52 (3.30%) Security Cleared
5 38 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (1.65%) Numerate Degree
6 26 (1.65%) Oracle Certification
7 23 (1.46%) OCP
8 19 (1.21%) SC Cleared
9 16 (1.02%) DV Cleared
10 13 (0.83%) MCITP
11 11 (0.70%) MCTS
12 8 (0.51%) MBA
13 7 (0.44%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.44%) MCDBA
13 7 (0.44%) PhD
13 7 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (0.32%) MCP
15 5 (0.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.08%) QA
2 41 (2.60%) Data Quality
3 18 (1.14%) SLA
4 7 (0.44%) GDPR
4 7 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.25%) GAAP
5 4 (0.25%) SEPA
5 4 (0.25%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.13%) GCP
6 2 (0.13%) PMO
6 2 (0.13%) WAI
7 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 118 (7.49%) Docker
2 72 (4.57%) Oracle RAC
3 50 (3.17%) Active Directory
4 30 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (1.46%) HDFS
7 15 (0.95%) Apache Flume
8 13 (0.83%) Hyper-V
9 10 (0.63%) Xen
10 4 (0.25%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.13%) NFS
11 2 (0.13%) Varnish
12 1 (0.063%) iptables
Systems Management
1 80 (5.08%) Ansible
2 74 (4.70%) Puppet
3 55 (3.49%) Data Guard
4 46 (2.92%) Kubernetes
4 46 (2.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 39 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (1.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 22 (1.40%) Mesos
8 17 (1.08%) Terraform
9 16 (1.02%) Oozie
10 11 (0.70%) Control-M
11 9 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (0.51%) Marathon
13 7 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
14 6 (0.38%) Galera Cluster
14 6 (0.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 6 (0.38%) Suricata
15 5 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
16 3 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
16 3 (0.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 602 (38.22%) Oracle
2 253 (16.06%) Microsoft
3 52 (3.30%) SAP
4 50 (3.17%) Sybase
5 47 (2.98%) Red Hat
5 47 (2.98%) Tableau
6 35 (2.22%) Teradata
7 34 (2.16%) Google
7 34 (2.16%) IBM
8 32 (2.03%) VMware
9 29 (1.84%) Cloudera
10 27 (1.71%) Informatica
11 22 (1.40%) Atlassian
11 22 (1.40%) Hortonworks
11 22 (1.40%) Splunk
11 22 (1.40%) Talend
12 17 (1.08%) hybris
12 17 (1.08%) Netezza
13 16 (1.02%) Monax
13 16 (1.02%) TIBCO