Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 337 300 287
Rank change year-on-year -37 -13 -24
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 1,624 2,038 2,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 1.16% 1.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.20% 3.78% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,214 1,433 1,708
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.94% -
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

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 50,744 53,935 59,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.03% 30.66% 30.04%
Number of salaries quoted 41,324 44,884 50,573
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -36 1,492 £53,500 +1.90% 191
UK excluding London -21 934 £50,000 +6.38% 136
London -53 678 £60,000 -4.00% 77
South East +80 357 £50,000 -4.76% 35
North of England -17 163 £45,000 +5.88% 25
South West -10 121 £37,500 -9.64% 23
East of England -23 112 £50,000 - 18
Scotland -76 106 £45,000 -10.00% 14
North West -5 85 £47,500 +18.75% 16
Midlands +3 80 £47,500 +5.56% 13
Yorkshire +13 63 £45,000 +2.86% 7
West Midlands +27 55 £47,500 +5.56% 10
East Midlands -38 25 £51,250 +13.89% 3
North East -18 15 £40,000 +2.67% 2
Northern Ireland -9 11 £77,500 -22.50% 6
Wales +3 5 £57,500 +15.00% 2

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 1,624 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 854 (52.59%) SQL
3 712 (43.84%) Java
4 666 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
5 655 (40.33%) SQL Server
6 625 (38.49%) Oracle
7 424 (26.11%) Linux
8 414 (25.49%) .NET
9 400 (24.63%) Amazon AWS
10 396 (24.38%) NoSQL
11 374 (23.03%) Finance
12 372 (22.91%) JavaScript
13 362 (22.29%) C#
14 332 (20.44%) Python
15 305 (18.78%) Microsoft
16 297 (18.29%) HTML
17 275 (16.93%) Problem-Solving
18 270 (16.63%) Unix
18 270 (16.63%) Spring
19 257 (15.83%) Oracle Database
20 253 (15.58%) OO
21 247 (15.21%) Web Services
21 247 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
22 238 (14.66%) Big Data
23 237 (14.59%) AngularJS
24 232 (14.29%) Software Engineering
25 230 (14.16%) Scrum
26 221 (13.61%) TDD
27 220 (13.55%) XML
28 219 (13.49%) Microservices

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
1 117 (7.20%) JBoss
2 111 (6.83%) Apache Spark
3 90 (5.54%) Apache
4 83 (5.11%) WebLogic
5 81 (4.99%) Tomcat
6 78 (4.80%) WebSphere
7 38 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 37 (2.28%) IIS
9 34 (2.09%) Confluence
10 32 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
11 30 (1.85%) CMS
12 24 (1.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 24 (1.48%) SharePoint
13 23 (1.42%) Apache Solr
14 18 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 17 (1.05%) GlassFish
15 17 (1.05%) OpenStack
16 12 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
17 10 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
18 9 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 44 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.25%) SPSS
5 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.12%) FrameMaker
6 2 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.12%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.12%) Weka
7 1 (0.062%) GIMP
7 1 (0.062%) HipChat
7 1 (0.062%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (0.86%) Oracle 11i
5 12 (0.74%) SAP Hybris
5 12 (0.74%) SDL Web 8
6 11 (0.68%) Magento
7 9 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.31%) Elite 3E
8 5 (0.31%) MetaTrader
9 2 (0.12%) FastStats
9 2 (0.12%) Maximo
9 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 2 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 2 (0.12%) R3 Corda
9 2 (0.12%) Sentinel
10 1 (0.062%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.062%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 400 (24.63%) Amazon AWS
2 211 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (4.80%) SaaS
4 56 (3.45%) Serverless
5 42 (2.59%) IaaS
6 37 (2.28%) AWS Lambda
7 36 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
8 35 (2.16%) Amazon S3
9 31 (1.91%) PaaS
10 27 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
10 27 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
11 25 (1.54%) Amazon Kinesis
12 23 (1.42%) Amazon EMR
13 21 (1.29%) Office 365
14 19 (1.17%) GitHub
15 17 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
16 15 (0.92%) Google Analytics
17 14 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
18 12 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
19 11 (0.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.63%) HTTP
2 45 (2.77%) TCP/IP
3 41 (2.52%) SAN
4 38 (2.34%) Internet
5 37 (2.28%) Firewall
6 34 (2.09%) NAS
7 17 (1.05%) DNS
8 16 (0.99%) VPN
9 15 (0.92%) Network Security
10 13 (0.80%) AMQP
10 13 (0.80%) FTP
10 13 (0.80%) SSL
11 6 (0.37%) SMTP
12 5 (0.31%) MQTT
12 5 (0.31%) SMS
13 4 (0.25%) DHCP
14 3 (0.18%) Intranet
14 3 (0.18%) IPsec
14 3 (0.18%) SNMP
15 2 (0.12%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,624 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 655 (40.33%) SQL Server
3 396 (24.38%) NoSQL
4 257 (15.83%) Oracle Database
5 238 (14.66%) Big Data
6 195 (12.01%) PostgreSQL
7 185 (11.39%) MongoDB
8 184 (11.33%) MySQL
9 168 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
10 127 (7.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 125 (7.70%) Hadoop
12 105 (6.47%) Apache Cassandra
13 90 (5.54%) Oracle Database 11g
14 88 (5.42%) DB2
14 88 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 67 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
16 63 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 55 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
18 51 (3.14%) Oracle Database 12c
19 50 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 176 (10.84%) Git (software)
2 120 (7.39%) Jenkins
3 117 (7.20%) Maven
4 102 (6.28%) Subversion
5 85 (5.23%) JIRA
6 52 (3.20%) JUnit
7 46 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 38 (2.34%) Eclipse
9 37 (2.28%) Selenium
10 36 (2.22%) Gradle
11 31 (1.91%) Ant
11 31 (1.91%) TeamCity
12 30 (1.85%) Bitbucket
13 26 (1.60%) Visual Studio
14 19 (1.17%) Cucumber
15 17 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 17 (1.05%) gulp
16 16 (0.99%) ERwin
17 14 (0.86%) Bundler
18 13 (0.80%) GitLab
General
1 374 (23.03%) Finance
2 154 (9.48%) Banking
3 104 (6.40%) Investment Banking
4 97 (5.97%) Retail
5 93 (5.73%) Financial Institution
6 58 (3.57%) Marketing
7 53 (3.26%) Games
8 29 (1.79%) Electronics
9 25 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 25 (1.54%) Telecoms
10 24 (1.48%) Legal
11 23 (1.42%) Advertising
12 20 (1.23%) Front Office
12 20 (1.23%) Law
13 19 (1.17%) Back Office
14 7 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.37%) Publishing
16 5 (0.31%) Automotive
17 3 (0.18%) Military
17 3 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 658 (40.52%) Developer
2 236 (14.53%) Java Developer
3 195 (12.01%) DBA
4 172 (10.59%) Analyst
5 146 (8.99%) Architect
6 124 (7.64%) Software Developer
7 106 (6.53%) .NET Developer
7 106 (6.53%) Administrator
8 105 (6.47%) C# Developer
9 103 (6.34%) Senior Developer
10 98 (6.03%) Support Analyst
11 92 (5.67%) Applications Support
12 89 (5.48%) Software Engineer
13 87 (5.36%) Oracle DBA
14 71 (4.37%) SQL DBA
15 67 (4.13%) C# Software Developer
16 64 (3.94%) Applications Support Analyst
17 61 (3.76%) C# .NET Developer
17 61 (3.76%) Consultant
17 61 (3.76%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 414 (25.49%) .NET
2 297 (18.29%) HTML
3 270 (16.63%) Spring
4 247 (15.21%) Web Services
5 237 (14.59%) AngularJS
6 220 (13.55%) XML
7 182 (11.21%) CSS
8 161 (9.91%) RESTful
9 156 (9.61%) Hibernate
10 148 (9.11%) ASP.NET
11 138 (8.50%) React
11 138 (8.50%) REST
12 123 (7.57%) HTML5
13 122 (7.51%) .NET Framework
14 119 (7.33%) J2EE
15 117 (7.20%) Spring Boot
16 98 (6.03%) Java EE
17 96 (5.91%) Kafka
17 96 (5.91%) SOAP
18 90 (5.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 247 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
2 185 (11.39%) Computer Science
3 134 (8.25%) Fintech
4 81 (4.99%) Algorithms
5 76 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
6 69 (4.25%) Cyberthreat
7 68 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
8 62 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
9 56 (3.45%) Data Structures
10 44 (2.71%) Virtual Team
11 42 (2.59%) Clustering
12 40 (2.46%) Management Information System
12 40 (2.46%) Mobile App
13 35 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
14 33 (2.03%) User Experience
15 30 (1.85%) Replication
16 27 (1.66%) Derivative
17 24 (1.48%) Analytical Mindset
18 15 (0.92%) Equities
19 14 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 424 (26.11%) Linux
2 270 (16.63%) Unix
3 205 (12.62%) Windows
4 81 (4.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 64 (3.94%) Windows Server
6 25 (1.54%) Solaris
7 16 (0.99%) Android
8 13 (0.80%) AIX
8 13 (0.80%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (0.37%) HPUX
10 6 (0.37%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.31%) CentOS
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.062%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.062%) Debian
13 1 (0.062%) Tru64
13 1 (0.062%) VMS
13 1 (0.062%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 666 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (16.93%) Problem-Solving
3 253 (15.58%) OO
4 232 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 230 (14.16%) Scrum
6 221 (13.61%) TDD
7 219 (13.49%) Microservices
8 200 (12.32%) DevOps
9 192 (11.82%) ETL
10 178 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
11 166 (10.22%) MVC
12 157 (9.67%) Analytics
13 155 (9.54%) SDLC
14 131 (8.07%) Test Automation
15 129 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
16 117 (7.20%) Data Modelling
17 113 (6.96%) Performance Tuning
18 112 (6.90%) ITIL
19 109 (6.71%) Low Latency
20 107 (6.59%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 854 (52.59%) SQL
2 712 (43.84%) Java
3 372 (22.91%) JavaScript
4 362 (22.29%) C#
5 332 (20.44%) Python
6 145 (8.93%) PL/SQL
7 124 (7.64%) Java 8
8 121 (7.45%) Shell Script
9 120 (7.39%) PowerShell
9 120 (7.39%) T-SQL
10 114 (7.02%) Perl
11 98 (6.03%) Bash Shell
12 95 (5.85%) C++
13 87 (5.36%) Scala
14 58 (3.57%) Ruby
15 57 (3.51%) PHP
16 55 (3.39%) C
17 34 (2.09%) TypeScript
18 33 (2.03%) R
19 32 (1.97%) XAML
Qualifications
1 211 (12.99%) Degree
2 60 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 25 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (1.42%) Oracle Certification
6 22 (1.35%) OCP
7 19 (1.17%) MCSA
7 19 (1.17%) MCSE
8 14 (0.86%) Master's Degree
9 13 (0.80%) SC Cleared
10 11 (0.68%) PhD
11 10 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.37%) GSEC
12 6 (0.37%) OCA
13 5 (0.31%) MCDBA
14 4 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.12%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.12%) MCP
16 1 (0.062%) DV Cleared
16 1 (0.062%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.23%) QA
2 62 (3.82%) Data Quality
3 25 (1.54%) SLA
4 21 (1.29%) GCP
5 20 (1.23%) PCI DSS
6 18 (1.11%) GDPR
7 16 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.43%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.12%) HL7
11 1 (0.062%) MiFID
System Software
1 103 (6.34%) Oracle RAC
2 98 (6.03%) Docker
3 55 (3.39%) Active Directory
4 27 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.86%) HDFS
6 12 (0.74%) Apache Flume
7 7 (0.43%) Firmware
8 6 (0.37%) KVM
8 6 (0.37%) oVirt
9 4 (0.25%) Xen
10 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.062%) Varnish
11 1 (0.062%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 73 (4.50%) Puppet
2 69 (4.25%) Data Guard
3 65 (4.00%) Kubernetes
4 58 (3.57%) Ansible
5 51 (3.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 46 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (1.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 21 (1.29%) Terraform
9 18 (1.11%) ITRS Geneos
10 16 (0.99%) Nagios
11 11 (0.68%) Salt
12 10 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
12 10 (0.62%) Control-M
13 9 (0.55%) Oracle ZFS
14 8 (0.49%) Oozie
15 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
16 6 (0.37%) Galera Cluster
16 6 (0.37%) Mesos
16 6 (0.37%) NetBackup
16 6 (0.37%) rkt
Vendors
1 625 (38.49%) Oracle
2 305 (18.78%) Microsoft
3 114 (7.02%) Sybase
4 61 (3.76%) IBM
5 60 (3.69%) Google
6 58 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 48 (2.96%) Informatica
8 45 (2.77%) SAP
9 40 (2.46%) Tableau
10 39 (2.40%) AppDynamics
11 35 (2.16%) hybris
12 28 (1.72%) Trillium
13 27 (1.66%) VMware
14 25 (1.54%) Splunk
15 24 (1.48%) OutSystems
16 23 (1.42%) Atlassian
16 23 (1.42%) ServiceNow
17 19 (1.17%) Adobe
17 19 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
17 19 (1.17%) Teradata