Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 375 369 356
Rank change year-on-year -6 -13 -60
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 918 1,294 1,558
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.80% 0.87% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.99% 3.07% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 730 1,086 1,210
Median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,875 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.00% - +5.26%

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 30,703 42,187 54,314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.66% 28.31% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 25,095 34,584 45,285
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in the UK

RDBMS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RDBMS.

Salary trend for RDBMS in the UK

RDBMS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing RDBMS over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Salary histogram for RDBMS in the UK

RDBMS
Top 17 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 9 April 2020. 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 -8 812 £60,000 +9.09% 72
UK excluding London -1 505 £46,500 -7.00% 46
London +24 399 £75,000 +7.14% 34
South East +23 197 £48,000 -12.73% 10
North of England +14 102 £50,000 +11.11% 13
North West +36 61 £70,000 +60.00% 7
Scotland -13 54 £52,500 +5.00% 2
South West +9 41 £35,000 -12.50% 5
East of England +28 39 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Work from Home -8 37 £60,000 - 4
Yorkshire +35 35 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Midlands +31 34 £42,000 -6.67% 5
West Midlands +46 28 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Wales +10 25 £45,000 - 6
Northern Ireland +12 14 - -
East Midlands +31 6 £62,500 +38.89% 3
North East 0 6 £31,880 -0.38% 4

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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.

1 918 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 551 (60.02%) SQL
3 381 (41.50%) SQL Server
4 375 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
5 358 (39.00%) Oracle
6 326 (35.51%) Java
7 266 (28.98%) AWS
8 209 (22.77%) Finance
9 204 (22.22%) Python
10 181 (19.72%) Software Engineering
11 178 (19.39%) NoSQL
12 177 (19.28%) Linux
13 171 (18.63%) Azure
14 170 (18.52%) .NET
14 170 (18.52%) Degree
15 164 (17.86%) C#
16 150 (16.34%) PostgreSQL
17 146 (15.90%) Computer Science
18 145 (15.80%) Spring
19 136 (14.81%) DevOps
19 136 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
20 135 (14.71%) JavaScript
21 134 (14.60%) Microsoft
22 128 (13.94%) Web Services
23 125 (13.62%) MySQL
23 125 (13.62%) Scrum
24 124 (13.51%) Microservices
25 123 (13.40%) HTML
26 118 (12.85%) Migration
27 114 (12.42%) 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 49 (5.34%) Apache Spark
2 42 (4.58%) IIS
3 31 (3.38%) Apache
4 29 (3.16%) Tomcat
5 25 (2.72%) Confluence
5 25 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.53%) SAS
6 14 (1.53%) WebSphere
7 13 (1.42%) SharePoint
7 13 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
8 12 (1.31%) JBoss
9 8 (0.87%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.76%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.54%) WildFly
13 4 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
13 4 (0.44%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.33%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.65%) Camtasia
3 6 (0.65%) MadCap Flare
3 6 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.53%) WebTrends
2 8 (0.87%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.22%) Magento
4 2 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 266 (28.98%) AWS
2 171 (18.63%) Azure
3 70 (7.63%) SaaS
4 52 (5.66%) GCP
5 41 (4.47%) Power Platform
6 38 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
7 32 (3.49%) Amazon S3
8 28 (3.05%) IaaS
9 24 (2.61%) Amazon Kinesis
10 23 (2.51%) Serverless
11 20 (2.18%) Amazon SQS
12 18 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (1.53%) PaaS
14 11 (1.20%) Amazon EMR
14 11 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 7 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
16 7 (0.76%) Azure Stack
16 7 (0.76%) Office 365
16 7 (0.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.27%) TCP/IP
2 18 (1.96%) HTTP
3 14 (1.53%) Internet
4 9 (0.98%) VPN
5 8 (0.87%) Network Security
6 7 (0.76%) Firewall
6 7 (0.76%) SAN
7 6 (0.65%) PBX
8 5 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (0.54%) iSCSI
8 5 (0.54%) MQTT
9 4 (0.44%) DNS
10 3 (0.33%) DMZ
10 3 (0.33%) SSH
11 2 (0.22%) ATM
11 2 (0.22%) Skype
11 2 (0.22%) SWIFTNet
12 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.11%) CDMA
12 1 (0.11%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 918 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 381 (41.50%) SQL Server
3 178 (19.39%) NoSQL
4 150 (16.34%) PostgreSQL
5 125 (13.62%) MySQL
6 102 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 99 (10.78%) Oracle Database
8 68 (7.41%) MongoDB
9 67 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 64 (6.97%) Big Data
11 57 (6.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 56 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 45 (4.90%) Apache Cassandra
14 41 (4.47%) Power BI
15 38 (4.14%) Hadoop
16 37 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
17 35 (3.81%) SQL Server 2016
18 31 (3.38%) Amazon Aurora
18 31 (3.38%) Amazon Redshift
19 29 (3.16%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 90 (9.80%) Jenkins
2 87 (9.48%) Git (software)
3 49 (5.34%) JIRA
4 42 (4.58%) Selenium
5 41 (4.47%) TeamCity
6 40 (4.36%) JUnit
7 35 (3.81%) SoapUI
8 34 (3.70%) HP UFT
8 34 (3.70%) LoadRunner
8 34 (3.70%) Maven
9 26 (2.83%) Octopus Deploy
10 18 (1.96%) Visual Studio
11 14 (1.53%) Ant
11 14 (1.53%) Mockito
12 13 (1.42%) ERwin
12 13 (1.42%) Gradle
12 13 (1.42%) PowerDesigner
13 10 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 209 (22.77%) Finance
2 47 (5.12%) Banking
3 19 (2.07%) Public Sector
3 19 (2.07%) Retail
4 18 (1.96%) Advertising
4 18 (1.96%) Games
5 16 (1.74%) Front Office
6 15 (1.63%) Back Office
7 11 (1.20%) Legal
8 10 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.98%) Marketing
10 8 (0.87%) Law
11 7 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.65%) Automotive
13 5 (0.54%) Local Government
14 3 (0.33%) iGaming
14 3 (0.33%) Publishing
15 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 329 (35.84%) Developer
2 143 (15.58%) Java Developer
3 89 (9.69%) Software Engineer
4 86 (9.37%) Analyst
4 86 (9.37%) Architect
5 82 (8.93%) DBA
6 64 (6.97%) Java Engineer
7 61 (6.64%) Senior Developer
8 57 (6.21%) Java Software Engineer
9 47 (5.12%) Data Engineer
9 47 (5.12%) Support Analyst
10 46 (5.01%) Data Architect
11 45 (4.90%) Java Software Developer
12 43 (4.68%) Administrator
13 42 (4.58%) AWS Engineer
14 41 (4.47%) Applications Support
15 40 (4.36%) .NET Developer
15 40 (4.36%) Consultant
16 39 (4.25%) SQL DBA
17 38 (4.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (18.52%) .NET
2 145 (15.80%) Spring
3 128 (13.94%) Web Services
4 123 (13.40%) HTML
5 112 (12.20%) CSS
6 111 (12.09%) RESTful
7 82 (8.93%) XML
8 80 (8.71%) AngularJS
9 73 (7.95%) Spring Boot
10 68 (7.41%) ASP.NET
10 68 (7.41%) J2EE
11 67 (7.30%) JSON
12 63 (6.86%) Kafka
13 59 (6.43%) REST
14 58 (6.32%) SOAP
15 57 (6.21%) React
16 53 (5.77%) .NET Framework
17 52 (5.66%) Hibernate
18 45 (4.90%) HTML5
19 43 (4.68%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 114 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
3 43 (4.68%) Self-Motivation
3 43 (4.68%) Virtual Team
4 36 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 31 (3.38%) Data Structures
6 29 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
7 27 (2.94%) Pricing Data
8 26 (2.83%) Algorithms
9 23 (2.51%) Fixed Income
9 23 (2.51%) Public Cloud
10 21 (2.29%) Data Centre
10 21 (2.29%) Reference Data
11 19 (2.07%) Clustering
11 19 (2.07%) Mobile App
11 19 (2.07%) User Experience
12 17 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
13 16 (1.74%) Driving Licence
14 13 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (1.42%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 177 (19.28%) Linux
2 107 (11.66%) Unix
3 81 (8.82%) Windows
4 44 (4.79%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.74%) Android
5 16 (1.74%) CentOS
6 13 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
7 12 (1.31%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.31%) Solaris
8 9 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.87%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.54%) HPUX
10 5 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.44%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.44%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.22%) AIX
13 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.22%) VME
14 1 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (19.72%) Software Engineering
3 146 (15.90%) Computer Science
4 136 (14.81%) DevOps
4 136 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
5 125 (13.62%) Scrum
6 124 (13.51%) Microservices
7 118 (12.85%) Migration
8 110 (11.98%) SDLC
9 102 (11.11%) Data Modelling
10 96 (10.46%) Mentoring
11 86 (9.37%) Data Migration
12 83 (9.04%) Analytics
12 83 (9.04%) TDD
13 81 (8.82%) ETL
14 79 (8.61%) Business Intelligence
14 79 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
14 79 (8.61%) MVC
15 75 (8.17%) Requirements Gathering
16 74 (8.06%) OO
Programming Languages
1 551 (60.02%) SQL
2 326 (35.51%) Java
3 204 (22.22%) Python
4 164 (17.86%) C#
5 135 (14.71%) JavaScript
6 88 (9.59%) PL/SQL
7 65 (7.08%) T-SQL
8 64 (6.97%) Scala
9 55 (5.99%) Bash Shell
9 55 (5.99%) Shell Script
10 45 (4.90%) PowerShell
11 40 (4.36%) Java 8
12 39 (4.25%) PHP
13 36 (3.92%) Ruby
14 31 (3.38%) R
15 25 (2.72%) Perl
16 19 (2.07%) C
17 17 (1.85%) Groovy
18 16 (1.74%) Korn
19 15 (1.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 170 (18.52%) Degree
2 91 (9.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 26 (2.83%) Master's Degree
4 26 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (2.40%) SC Cleared
6 20 (2.18%) AWS Certification
7 12 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (0.87%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.76%) PhD
10 4 (0.44%) HND
10 4 (0.44%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.44%) MCSD
11 3 (0.33%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.22%) MCAD
12 2 (0.22%) MCP
12 2 (0.22%) MCPD
12 2 (0.22%) MCTS
13 1 (0.11%) MCSE
13 1 (0.11%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.88%) QA
2 35 (3.81%) SLA
3 34 (3.70%) PMO
4 32 (3.49%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.98%) GDPR
6 7 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.33%) COBIT
7 3 (0.33%) COSO
7 3 (0.33%) NIST
8 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.11%) HL7
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 103 (11.22%) Docker
2 28 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.94%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.74%) Apache Flume
5 13 (1.42%) HDFS
6 10 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.76%) KVM
8 2 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.11%) Cronacle
9 1 (0.11%) GeoWebCache
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.11%) NFS
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 68 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 33 (3.59%) Ansible
3 20 (2.18%) Kibana
3 20 (2.18%) Puppet
4 19 (2.07%) Grafana
5 17 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (1.85%) Prometheus
6 13 (1.42%) Terraform
7 11 (1.20%) Oozie
8 9 (0.98%) Istio
8 9 (0.98%) linkerd
9 8 (0.87%) Data Guard
9 8 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (0.87%) Rancher
10 7 (0.76%) Packer
11 6 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (0.54%) Matomo
13 4 (0.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 358 (39.00%) Oracle
2 134 (14.60%) Microsoft
3 49 (5.34%) Sybase
4 38 (4.14%) Tableau
5 37 (4.03%) VMware
6 32 (3.49%) Google
7 22 (2.40%) IBM
8 14 (1.53%) Databricks
9 13 (1.42%) Adobe
10 12 (1.31%) Atlassian
10 12 (1.31%) Red Hat
10 12 (1.31%) TIBCO
11 11 (1.20%) Sun
11 11 (1.20%) Talend
12 10 (1.09%) Cloudera
12 10 (1.09%) RedGate
12 10 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.98%) SAP
13 9 (0.98%) Sparx
14 7 (0.76%) Alteryx