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 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 277 266
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11  
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 1013 1138 1336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.16% 1.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.78% 3.80% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 707 870 1059
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,310 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +8.88% +2.27%  

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 26770 29928 34995
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.43% 30.38% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22691 25558 29544
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 May 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 May 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 -24 819 £52,500 +5.00% 123
London +19 420 £60,000 - 65
Scotland +47 162 £50,000 +2.04% 18
Glasgow +25 102 £51,250 +10.21% 10
East of England +47 96 £50,000 - 9
South East -6 96 £52,500 +5.00% 16
North West -16 66 £37,500 -16.66% 14
Edinburgh +47 60 £37,500 -25.00% 8
Manchester +13 59 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Essex +21 55 £50,000 -16.66% 4
South West -41 55 £42,500 - 7
City of London +37 46 £62,500 +21.95% 10
Yorkshire +11 38 £47,500 +18.75% 3
West Yorkshire +21 36 £70,000 +75.00% 3
Colchester +8 32 £47,500 +5.55% 4
East Midlands +20 31 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Hampshire +13 26 £67,500 +35.00% 4
Hertfordshire +26 25 £50,000 -2.43% 1
West Midlands -25 23 £42,000 -1.53% 3
Leeds +13 20 £71,250 +82.69% 2
Bristol -9 19 £41,500 +3.75% 4
Surrey +26 17 £52,500 +7.69% 5
West Sussex +25 17 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Northamptonshire +16 17 £45,000 +2.27% 1
County Antrim -2 17 £100,000 +122.22% 2
Northern Ireland -5 17 £100,000 +122.22% 2
Canary Wharf - 17 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire +13 16 £51,250 +31.41%
Belfast 0 16 £100,000 +122.22% 2
Northampton - 16 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 1913 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1009 (52.74%) SQL
3 846 (44.22%) Java
4 744 (38.89%) Oracle
5 740 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
6 683 (35.70%) SQL Server
7 472 (24.67%) Linux
8 471 (24.62%) JavaScript
9 425 (22.22%) Degree
10 411 (21.48%) Finance
11 398 (20.81%) MySQL
12 377 (19.71%) NoSQL
13 350 (18.30%) TDD
14 344 (17.98%) HTML
15 338 (17.67%) Scrum
16 332 (17.35%) Spring
17 319 (16.68%) C#
18 313 (16.36%) Python
19 298 (15.58%) .NET
20 297 (15.53%) CSS
21 288 (15.05%) Unix
22 285 (14.90%) Business Intelligence
22 285 (14.90%) Microsoft
23 283 (14.79%) Oracle Database
24 275 (14.38%) Web Services
25 266 (13.90%) XML
26 262 (13.70%) ETL
27 251 (13.12%) OO
28 250 (13.07%) Software Engineering
28 250 (13.07%) Git (software)

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
1 132 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 130 (6.80%) Tomcat
3 122 (6.38%) JBoss
4 114 (5.96%) WebSphere
5 105 (5.49%) Apache
6 89 (4.65%) WebLogic
7 79 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
8 55 (2.88%) Apache Pig
9 52 (2.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 46 (2.40%) SharePoint
11 39 (2.04%) CMS
12 38 (1.99%) GlassFish
13 34 (1.78%) IIS
13 34 (1.78%) SAS
14 30 (1.57%) Apache Solr
15 26 (1.36%) Jetty
16 22 (1.15%) CoreMedia CMS
17 19 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
18 17 (0.89%) OpenStack
19 15 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (1.31%) SPSS
3 18 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
6 6 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.31%) InDesign
7 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.21%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.21%) S-PLUS
8 4 (0.21%) Stata
8 4 (0.21%) Weka
9 1 (0.052%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 52 (2.72%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (1.78%) Oracle Applications
3 31 (1.62%) Eloqua
4 27 (1.41%) Adobe Campaign
5 8 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.31%) Pega PRPC
7 5 (0.26%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.21%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
8 4 (0.21%) Unica
9 3 (0.16%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 158 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (2.88%) SaaS
4 43 (2.25%) GitHub
5 23 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.78%) Amazon Kinesis
6 15 (0.78%) PaaS
7 13 (0.68%) IaaS
8 9 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.42%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.31%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 6 (0.31%) Responsys
11 6 (0.31%) Taleo
12 5 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.21%) Silverpop
14 3 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.16%) Office 365
15 2 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.88%) Internet
2 52 (2.72%) HTTP
3 37 (1.93%) TCP/IP
4 25 (1.31%) DNS
5 19 (0.99%) SSL
6 16 (0.84%) Ethernet
6 16 (0.84%) RS-232
7 15 (0.78%) Firewall
8 14 (0.73%) LDAP
8 14 (0.73%) SSH
9 12 (0.63%) SAN
10 8 (0.42%) FTP
11 7 (0.37%) Broadband
12 4 (0.21%) DHCP
12 4 (0.21%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.21%) SNMP
13 3 (0.16%) AMQP
13 3 (0.16%) NAS
13 3 (0.16%) Network Security
13 3 (0.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1913 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 683 (35.70%) SQL Server
3 398 (20.81%) MySQL
4 377 (19.71%) NoSQL
5 283 (14.79%) Oracle Database
6 244 (12.75%) Big Data
7 234 (12.23%) PostgreSQL
8 223 (11.66%) Data Warehouse
9 197 (10.30%) Hadoop
10 193 (10.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 170 (8.89%) MongoDB
12 152 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 111 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 110 (5.75%) Oracle Database 11g
15 86 (4.50%) Apache Hive
16 81 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
17 73 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
18 70 (3.66%) Oracle Database 12c
19 66 (3.45%) OLAP
20 61 (3.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 250 (13.07%) Git (software)
2 128 (6.69%) Maven
3 120 (6.27%) Jenkins
4 100 (5.23%) Subversion
5 94 (4.91%) JUnit
6 71 (3.71%) Visual Studio
7 70 (3.66%) Ant
8 66 (3.45%) JIRA
9 51 (2.67%) Cucumber
9 51 (2.67%) Gradle
10 49 (2.56%) Selenium
11 48 (2.51%) Talend Open Studio
12 41 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
13 34 (1.78%) TeamCity
14 32 (1.67%) Hudson
15 26 (1.36%) ERwin
16 25 (1.31%) Eclipse
17 21 (1.10%) Grunt
18 20 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 19 (0.99%) NUnit
General
1 411 (21.48%) Finance
2 158 (8.26%) Banking
3 130 (6.80%) Retail
4 115 (6.01%) Marketing
5 89 (4.65%) Games
6 61 (3.19%) Legal
7 47 (2.46%) Telecoms
8 40 (2.09%) Manufacturing
9 34 (1.78%) Advertising
10 25 (1.31%) Electronics
11 24 (1.25%) Online Betting
12 23 (1.20%) Front Office
13 21 (1.10%) Military
14 18 (0.94%) Investment Banking
15 16 (0.84%) Back Office
15 16 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
16 15 (0.78%) Automotive
16 15 (0.78%) Publishing
17 9 (0.47%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 933 (48.77%) Developer
2 415 (21.69%) Java Developer
3 225 (11.76%) Architect
4 224 (11.71%) DBA
5 197 (10.30%) Senior Developer
6 134 (7.00%) .NET Developer
7 130 (6.80%) Senior Java Developer
8 119 (6.22%) C# Developer
9 111 (5.80%) Oracle DBA
10 104 (5.44%) SQL Developer
11 91 (4.76%) Administrator
11 91 (4.76%) Analyst
11 91 (4.76%) Data Architect
12 90 (4.70%) SQL DBA
13 86 (4.50%) Oracle Developer
14 84 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
15 83 (4.34%) Software Engineer
16 70 (3.66%) Software Developer
17 65 (3.40%) Lead Developer
18 62 (3.24%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (17.98%) HTML
2 332 (17.35%) Spring
3 298 (15.58%) .NET
4 297 (15.53%) CSS
5 275 (14.38%) Web Services
6 266 (13.90%) XML
7 202 (10.56%) Hibernate
8 194 (10.14%) REST
9 153 (8.00%) AngularJS
10 149 (7.79%) J2EE
11 146 (7.63%) SOAP
12 144 (7.53%) Java EE
13 141 (7.37%) HTML5
14 138 (7.21%) RESTful
15 136 (7.11%) ASP.NET
16 131 (6.85%) JMS
17 124 (6.48%) jQuery
18 107 (5.59%) JSON
19 106 (5.54%) Node.js
20 92 (4.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 209 (10.93%) Computer Science
2 185 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 78 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 67 (3.50%) Replication
6 66 (3.45%) Data Structures
7 65 (3.40%) N-Tier
8 63 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
9 52 (2.72%) User Experience
10 48 (2.51%) Algorithms
11 40 (2.09%) Online Games
12 39 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 33 (1.73%) Clustering
14 31 (1.62%) Derivative
14 31 (1.62%) Fintech
15 28 (1.46%) PKI
16 25 (1.31%) Mobile App
17 21 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
18 20 (1.05%) Data Centre
19 18 (0.94%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 472 (24.67%) Linux
2 288 (15.05%) Unix
3 236 (12.34%) Windows
4 72 (3.76%) Windows Server
5 36 (1.88%) Mac OS X
6 34 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (1.41%) Android
8 25 (1.31%) Apple iOS
9 22 (1.15%) Solaris
10 16 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.78%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 14 (0.73%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.47%) CentOS
13 9 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.31%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.16%) AIX
15 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.16%) zOS
16 2 (0.10%) VMS
16 2 (0.10%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 740 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (18.30%) TDD
3 338 (17.67%) Scrum
4 285 (14.90%) Business Intelligence
5 262 (13.70%) ETL
6 251 (13.12%) OO
7 250 (13.07%) Software Engineering
8 221 (11.55%) Analytics
9 220 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
10 216 (11.29%) SOA
11 203 (10.61%) SDLC
12 193 (10.09%) MVC
13 179 (9.36%) Performance Tuning
14 166 (8.68%) Open Source
15 165 (8.63%) Test Automation
16 152 (7.95%) Data Modelling
17 149 (7.79%) DevOps
17 149 (7.79%) High Availability
18 138 (7.21%) Kanban
19 127 (6.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1009 (52.74%) SQL
2 846 (44.22%) Java
3 471 (24.62%) JavaScript
4 319 (16.68%) C#
5 313 (16.36%) Python
6 248 (12.96%) PL/SQL
7 186 (9.72%) T-SQL
8 134 (7.00%) PHP
9 130 (6.80%) Scala
10 117 (6.12%) Perl
11 114 (5.96%) Shell Script
12 102 (5.33%) C++
13 98 (5.12%) C
14 94 (4.91%) Ruby
15 58 (3.03%) PowerShell
16 49 (2.56%) Bash Shell
17 45 (2.35%) R
18 28 (1.46%) VB
19 26 (1.36%) TypeScript
20 17 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 425 (22.22%) Degree
2 79 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 34 (1.78%) Oracle Certification
3 34 (1.78%) SC Cleared
4 32 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (1.62%) OCP
6 23 (1.20%) DV Cleared
7 18 (0.94%) ISEB
8 14 (0.73%) MCITP
9 12 (0.63%) MySQL Certification
10 9 (0.47%) MCTS
11 8 (0.42%) OCA
11 8 (0.42%) PhD
12 7 (0.37%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.26%) MCP
13 5 (0.26%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.26%) PMP
14 4 (0.21%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (4.91%) QA
2 59 (3.08%) Data Quality
3 52 (2.72%) PCI DSS
4 30 (1.57%) SLA
5 11 (0.58%) GDPR
5 11 (0.58%) MiFID
6 10 (0.52%) WAI
7 6 (0.31%) PMO
8 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.10%) SEPA
9 1 (0.052%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.052%) Basel III
9 1 (0.052%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.052%) EMIR
9 1 (0.052%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.052%) IFRS
9 1 (0.052%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.052%) MISRA
9 1 (0.052%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (3.97%) Oracle RAC
2 55 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (2.56%) Docker
4 47 (2.46%) Active Directory
5 38 (1.99%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (0.84%) Apache Flume
8 11 (0.58%) HDFS
9 10 (0.52%) XenServer
10 7 (0.37%) iptables
11 6 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.16%) Cronacle
14 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.10%) vSphere
14 2 (0.10%) Xen
15 1 (0.052%) Firmware
15 1 (0.052%) NFS
15 1 (0.052%) Oracle Clusterware
15 1 (0.052%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 84 (4.39%) Puppet
2 81 (4.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 74 (3.87%) Data Guard
4 52 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (2.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 31 (1.62%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 30 (1.57%) Ansible
8 20 (1.05%) Tivoli
8 20 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 14 (0.73%) Kibana
10 13 (0.68%) Control-M
10 13 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (0.47%) Grafana
12 8 (0.42%) Nagios
12 8 (0.42%) Salt
12 8 (0.42%) StatsD
13 7 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
13 7 (0.37%) Oozie
14 5 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 5 (0.26%) MOM
Vendors
1 744 (38.89%) Oracle
2 285 (14.90%) Microsoft
3 83 (4.34%) IBM
4 79 (4.13%) VMware
5 66 (3.45%) Sybase
6 61 (3.19%) Teradata
7 59 (3.08%) Informatica
8 58 (3.03%) Tableau
9 48 (2.51%) Talend
10 44 (2.30%) SAP
11 43 (2.25%) Adobe
12 34 (1.78%) Google
13 30 (1.57%) Cognizant
14 27 (1.41%) TIBCO
15 26 (1.36%) Netezza
16 25 (1.31%) Red Hat
16 25 (1.31%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
17 20 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
18 19 (0.99%) Hortonworks
19 18 (0.94%) Splunk
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £34000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Training, Grad Scheme
Posted: 6 hours ago
Dover, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
3Search
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East London
3Search
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Life Assurance & Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare, Season Ticket L
Posted: 15 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Cloudscope
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £70k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum 20% Bonus, Car Allowance, Healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + shares
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
EPAM Systems
Salary: Oracle ATG Solution Architect: design, implementation
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago