Period
to 17 November 2017

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

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 323 285 249
Rank change year-on-year -38 -36 -23
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 1811 2215 2906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.01% 1.16% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.32% 3.93% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1260 1611 2375
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,250 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +7.78%

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 54477 56340 69118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.24% 29.63% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 44825 48103 58199
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 1632 £52,500 -4.55% 78
UK excluding London -40 916 £45,000 -5.26% 58
London -18 878 £65,000 - 29
South East -3 246 £50,000 - 11
North of England -68 179 £42,500 - 17
Scotland -26 136 £44,000 +8.64% 8
South West +8 133 £40,000 -11.11% 4
East of England -39 123 £47,000 -1.05% 5
North West -51 99 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Midlands -35 80 £45,000 -11.76% 12
Yorkshire -15 63 £42,500 - 5
West Midlands -42 44 £47,500 -5.00% 6
East Midlands +6 36 £45,000 -21.74% 6
Northern Ireland +1 24 £42,500 -7.10%
North East +9 17 £38,959 -17.98% 2
Wales -3 5 £38,500 -14.44% 1

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 1811 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 945 (52.18%) SQL
3 783 (43.24%) Java
4 694 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
5 680 (37.55%) SQL Server
6 656 (36.22%) Oracle
7 592 (32.69%) Finance
8 503 (27.77%) Linux
9 394 (21.76%) JavaScript
10 380 (20.98%) .NET
11 336 (18.55%) NoSQL
12 323 (17.84%) C#
13 319 (17.61%) Microsoft
14 318 (17.56%) Degree
15 316 (17.45%) OO
16 304 (16.79%) Big Data
17 303 (16.73%) Software Engineering
18 296 (16.34%) HTML
19 293 (16.18%) Python
20 289 (15.96%) Hadoop
21 282 (15.57%) SDLC
22 277 (15.30%) Scrum
23 263 (14.52%) Oracle Database
24 261 (14.41%) Spring
25 258 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
26 253 (13.97%) TDD
27 252 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
28 244 (13.47%) Computer Science
29 239 (13.20%) CSS
30 235 (12.98%) XML

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
1 138 (7.62%) Apache Spark
2 86 (4.75%) Apache
3 61 (3.37%) Tomcat
3 61 (3.37%) WebLogic
4 59 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
4 59 (3.26%) JBoss
5 55 (3.04%) WebSphere
6 53 (2.93%) Confluence
7 42 (2.32%) IIS
8 40 (2.21%) SAS
9 35 (1.93%) SharePoint
10 31 (1.71%) CMS
11 30 (1.66%) Ethereum
11 30 (1.66%) Hyperledger
12 27 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 24 (1.33%) Apache Solr
14 22 (1.21%) eris
15 21 (1.16%) OpenStack
16 18 (0.99%) Apache Pig
17 15 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 32 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.05%) SPSS
3 11 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.17%) S-PLUS
7 3 (0.17%) Stata
8 1 (0.055%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 19 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.83%) MetaTrader
3 11 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 10 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
5 9 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.44%) Eloqua
6 8 (0.44%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 6 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
7 6 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (0.33%) Temenos T24
8 5 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
9 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.22%) Magento
9 4 (0.22%) Unica
10 3 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
10 3 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 172 (9.50%) Amazon AWS
2 148 (8.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (4.25%) SaaS
4 44 (2.43%) GitHub
5 33 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (1.60%) PaaS
7 23 (1.27%) IaaS
8 22 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
9 10 (0.55%) Serverless
10 8 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.44%) Taleo
11 5 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 4 (0.22%) Heroku
12 4 (0.22%) Silverpop
13 3 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.71%) HTTP
2 39 (2.15%) Internet
3 34 (1.88%) SSL
3 34 (1.88%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.94%) DNS
5 11 (0.61%) DHCP
6 10 (0.55%) LDAP
7 8 (0.44%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.39%) VPN
9 6 (0.33%) Broadband
9 6 (0.33%) FTP
10 5 (0.28%) Network Security
11 4 (0.22%) RS-232
12 3 (0.17%) Firewall
12 3 (0.17%) SMS
13 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.11%) LAN
13 2 (0.11%) SSH
13 2 (0.11%) WAN
14 1 (0.055%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1811 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 680 (37.55%) SQL Server
3 336 (18.55%) NoSQL
4 304 (16.79%) Big Data
5 289 (15.96%) Hadoop
6 263 (14.52%) Oracle Database
7 181 (9.99%) MySQL
8 165 (9.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 158 (8.72%) PostgreSQL
10 153 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 143 (7.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 137 (7.56%) MongoDB
13 135 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
14 94 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 69 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
16 68 (3.75%) Oracle Database 12c
17 60 (3.31%) Apache Hive
18 57 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
19 54 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
20 46 (2.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 222 (12.26%) Git (software)
2 109 (6.02%) JIRA
3 107 (5.91%) Jenkins
4 93 (5.14%) Maven
5 92 (5.08%) Subversion
6 69 (3.81%) JUnit
7 57 (3.15%) Visual Studio
8 42 (2.32%) Ant
9 35 (1.93%) Oracle Forms
10 31 (1.71%) Eclipse
10 31 (1.71%) Mockito
11 30 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 26 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 25 (1.38%) Mercurial
13 25 (1.38%) TeamCity
14 24 (1.33%) EasyMock
14 24 (1.33%) jMock
15 21 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
16 19 (1.05%) Gradle
16 19 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 592 (32.69%) Finance
2 207 (11.43%) Banking
3 140 (7.73%) Front Office
4 136 (7.51%) Retail
5 125 (6.90%) Investment Banking
6 109 (6.02%) Retail Banking
7 91 (5.02%) Marketing
8 62 (3.42%) Telecoms
9 54 (2.98%) Manufacturing
10 52 (2.87%) Legal
11 43 (2.37%) Publishing
12 42 (2.32%) Electronics
13 24 (1.33%) Law
14 22 (1.21%) Back Office
15 18 (0.99%) Games
16 17 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (0.83%) Automotive
18 12 (0.66%) Advertising
19 7 (0.39%) Financial Institution
20 6 (0.33%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 843 (46.55%) Developer
2 335 (18.50%) Java Developer
3 198 (10.93%) Senior Developer
4 179 (9.88%) Software Engineer
5 170 (9.39%) DBA
6 164 (9.06%) .NET Developer
7 144 (7.95%) C# Developer
8 131 (7.23%) Architect
9 130 (7.18%) SQL Developer
10 108 (5.96%) C# .NET Developer
11 96 (5.30%) Senior Java Developer
12 94 (5.19%) Software Developer
13 93 (5.14%) Analyst
14 75 (4.14%) SQL DBA
15 70 (3.87%) Oracle DBA
16 69 (3.81%) Lead Developer
17 60 (3.31%) Administrator
17 60 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 59 (3.26%) Senior Software Engineer
19 54 (2.98%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (20.98%) .NET
2 296 (16.34%) HTML
3 261 (14.41%) Spring
4 239 (13.20%) CSS
5 235 (12.98%) XML
6 186 (10.27%) ASP.NET
7 184 (10.16%) Web Services
8 179 (9.88%) AngularJS
8 179 (9.88%) REST
9 157 (8.67%) Hibernate
10 150 (8.28%) J2EE
11 132 (7.29%) HTML5
12 108 (5.96%) RESTful
13 107 (5.91%) JSON
14 102 (5.63%) .NET Framework
15 97 (5.36%) jQuery
15 97 (5.36%) SOAP
16 85 (4.69%) Java EE
17 76 (4.20%) CSS3
18 70 (3.87%) React
Miscellaneous
1 258 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
2 244 (13.47%) Computer Science
3 79 (4.36%) Algorithms
4 69 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
4 69 (3.81%) Fintech
4 69 (3.81%) User Experience
5 66 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 60 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
7 56 (3.09%) Data Structures
8 47 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 40 (2.21%) Data Centre
10 36 (1.99%) Client/Server
11 33 (1.82%) Virtual Team
12 31 (1.71%) iPad
13 30 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
14 27 (1.49%) Replication
15 24 (1.33%) Life Science
15 24 (1.33%) Mobile App
15 24 (1.33%) PKI
16 20 (1.10%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 503 (27.77%) Linux
2 233 (12.87%) Unix
3 227 (12.53%) Windows
4 77 (4.25%) Windows Server
5 58 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (2.04%) Solaris
7 18 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (0.88%) Android
8 16 (0.88%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.66%) AIX
9 12 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.61%) VMS
11 10 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (0.50%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.33%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.28%) Fedora
14 5 (0.28%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 3 (0.17%) HPUX
17 2 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 694 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (17.45%) OO
3 303 (16.73%) Software Engineering
4 282 (15.57%) SDLC
5 277 (15.30%) Scrum
6 253 (13.97%) TDD
7 252 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
8 223 (12.31%) BDD
9 219 (12.09%) MVC
10 211 (11.65%) DevOps
11 204 (11.26%) ETL
12 174 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
13 168 (9.28%) Analytics
14 162 (8.95%) Multithreading
15 158 (8.72%) Open Source
16 151 (8.34%) OOD
17 140 (7.73%) Test Automation
18 139 (7.68%) Data Modelling
19 137 (7.56%) Asset Management
20 131 (7.23%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 945 (52.18%) SQL
2 783 (43.24%) Java
3 394 (21.76%) JavaScript
4 323 (17.84%) C#
5 293 (16.18%) Python
6 187 (10.33%) T-SQL
7 138 (7.62%) PL/SQL
8 137 (7.56%) C++
9 105 (5.80%) Scala
10 99 (5.47%) Shell Script
11 92 (5.08%) C
12 91 (5.02%) Perl
13 79 (4.36%) PowerShell
14 57 (3.15%) Bash Shell
15 54 (2.98%) Ruby
16 52 (2.87%) PHP
17 47 (2.60%) VB
17 47 (2.60%) VB.NET
18 45 (2.48%) Go
19 30 (1.66%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 318 (17.56%) Degree
2 139 (7.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 64 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 55 (3.04%) Master's Degree
5 50 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (1.71%) Numerate Degree
7 28 (1.55%) SC Cleared
8 23 (1.27%) MCITP
9 21 (1.16%) PhD
10 18 (0.99%) MCTS
11 17 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
12 13 (0.72%) DV Cleared
13 12 (0.66%) RHCE
14 11 (0.61%) OCP
15 10 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 9 (0.50%) CISSP
16 9 (0.50%) RHCSA
17 8 (0.44%) CCNA
17 8 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
17 8 (0.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.81%) QA
2 48 (2.65%) Data Quality
3 36 (1.99%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.94%) SLA
5 14 (0.77%) GDPR
6 10 (0.55%) GAAP
7 8 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.44%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.28%) MiFID
9 4 (0.22%) WAI
10 3 (0.17%) SEPA
11 2 (0.11%) GCP
11 2 (0.11%) PMO
12 1 (0.055%) IFRS
System Software
1 91 (5.02%) Docker
2 68 (3.75%) Oracle RAC
3 64 (3.53%) Active Directory
4 29 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.83%) HDFS
7 11 (0.61%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.50%) Xen
9 6 (0.33%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.11%) Varnish
11 1 (0.055%) iptables
11 1 (0.055%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.055%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 78 (4.31%) Ansible
1 78 (4.31%) Puppet
2 48 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (2.60%) Data Guard
4 40 (2.21%) Kubernetes
5 39 (2.15%) Oracle RMAN
6 25 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 19 (1.05%) Mesos
8 18 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 15 (0.83%) Oozie
10 12 (0.66%) Control-M
11 11 (0.61%) Terraform
12 10 (0.55%) Marathon
13 7 (0.39%) Salt
14 6 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
15 5 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
16 4 (0.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
16 4 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
17 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 3 (0.17%) Suricata
Vendors
1 656 (36.22%) Oracle
2 319 (17.61%) Microsoft
3 88 (4.86%) SAP
4 52 (2.87%) Sybase
5 46 (2.54%) Red Hat
6 43 (2.37%) IBM
7 42 (2.32%) Tableau
8 41 (2.26%) VMware
9 40 (2.21%) Informatica
10 32 (1.77%) hybris
11 25 (1.38%) Teradata
11 25 (1.38%) TIBCO
12 24 (1.33%) Google
13 20 (1.10%) Atlassian
13 20 (1.10%) Cognos
14 19 (1.05%) Talend
15 17 (0.94%) Cloudera
15 17 (0.94%) Netezza
16 15 (0.83%) Hortonworks
17 14 (0.77%) Demandware