Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 301 285 252
Rank change year-on-year -16 -33 -25
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 1902 2225 2862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.09% 1.16% 1.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.58% 3.93% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1602 2344
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,751 £31,325
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +10.43%

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 53070 56594 69157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.49% 29.62% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 43594 48176 58326
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -23 1676 £52,500 -4.55% 75
UK excluding London -22 990 £46,000 -3.16% 58
London +6 897 £65,000 +4.00% 27
South East -5 253 £49,000 -2.00% 11
North of England -50 183 £42,500 - 18
Scotland -1 177 £50,000 +24.22% 9
East of England +3 135 £47,000 -1.05% 7
South West -15 134 £39,250 -7.65% 7
North West -62 103 £41,250 -2.94% 16
Midlands -33 85 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Yorkshire -11 63 £45,000 +5.88% 2
West Midlands -30 46 £49,000 -2.00% 4
East Midlands +4 39 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Northern Ireland -1 32 £90,000 +100.00% 1
North East +15 17 £38,959 -17.98%
Wales -3 5 £38,500 -9.41%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1902 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 982 (51.63%) SQL
3 856 (45.01%) Java
4 727 (38.22%) SQL Server
5 722 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
6 659 (34.65%) Oracle
7 611 (32.12%) Finance
8 485 (25.50%) Linux
9 404 (21.24%) JavaScript
10 387 (20.35%) .NET
11 376 (19.77%) NoSQL
12 342 (17.98%) Microsoft
13 340 (17.88%) Degree
14 330 (17.35%) OO
15 320 (16.82%) C#
16 314 (16.51%) Big Data
17 312 (16.40%) Software Engineering
18 309 (16.25%) HTML
19 297 (15.62%) Hadoop
20 296 (15.56%) Scrum
21 295 (15.51%) Spring
22 294 (15.46%) Business Intelligence
23 289 (15.19%) TDD
24 286 (15.04%) Python
25 270 (14.20%) SDLC
26 263 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
27 259 (13.62%) XML
28 257 (13.51%) Computer Science
29 249 (13.09%) Oracle Database
30 244 (12.83%) CSS

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
1 134 (7.05%) Apache Spark
2 95 (4.99%) Apache
3 74 (3.89%) Tomcat
4 65 (3.42%) WebSphere
5 63 (3.31%) WebLogic
6 61 (3.21%) JBoss
7 56 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
8 50 (2.63%) Confluence
9 45 (2.37%) IIS
10 44 (2.31%) SharePoint
11 40 (2.10%) SAS
12 36 (1.89%) CMS
13 35 (1.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 30 (1.58%) Ethereum
14 30 (1.58%) Hyperledger
15 23 (1.21%) Apache Solr
16 22 (1.16%) eris
17 18 (0.95%) OpenStack
18 17 (0.89%) Apache Pig
19 14 (0.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.10%) SPSS
3 17 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.21%) S-PLUS
7 4 (0.21%) Stata
8 1 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.053%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 18 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.79%) Adobe Campaign
2 15 (0.79%) MetaTrader
3 14 (0.74%) Eloqua
4 12 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 11 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 8 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
7 7 (0.37%) Unica
8 6 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
8 6 (0.32%) Temenos T24
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.21%) Magento
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.16%) Pega PRPC
12 2 (0.11%) FastStats
12 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 168 (8.83%) Amazon AWS
2 154 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (3.94%) SaaS
4 38 (2.00%) GitHub
5 35 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (1.37%) PaaS
7 20 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (1.05%) IaaS
8 10 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (0.42%) Taleo
10 7 (0.37%) Serverless
10 7 (0.37%) Silverpop
11 6 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
11 6 (0.32%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.32%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 5 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.16%) Force.com
14 2 (0.11%) Bluemix
14 2 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.68%) HTTP
2 39 (2.05%) Internet
3 37 (1.95%) SSL
4 32 (1.68%) TCP/IP
5 18 (0.95%) DNS
6 12 (0.63%) LDAP
7 10 (0.53%) DHCP
8 7 (0.37%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.37%) FTP
8 7 (0.37%) RS-232
9 6 (0.32%) Broadband
10 5 (0.26%) Network Security
10 5 (0.26%) SSH
10 5 (0.26%) VPN
11 3 (0.16%) SMS
12 2 (0.11%) Firewall
12 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.053%) AMQP
13 1 (0.053%) Wireless
13 1 (0.053%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1902 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 727 (38.22%) SQL Server
3 376 (19.77%) NoSQL
4 314 (16.51%) Big Data
5 297 (15.62%) Hadoop
6 249 (13.09%) Oracle Database
7 207 (10.88%) MySQL
8 187 (9.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 173 (9.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 169 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
11 163 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 154 (8.10%) Data Warehouse
13 149 (7.83%) MongoDB
14 123 (6.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 68 (3.58%) SQL Server 2012
16 64 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
17 60 (3.15%) Oracle Database 12c
18 59 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
19 50 (2.63%) Apache Hive
20 49 (2.58%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 222 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 107 (5.63%) JIRA
3 100 (5.26%) Maven
4 95 (4.99%) Jenkins
5 83 (4.36%) Subversion
6 78 (4.10%) JUnit
7 61 (3.21%) Visual Studio
8 49 (2.58%) Ant
9 39 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
10 37 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 34 (1.79%) Eclipse
12 32 (1.68%) Mockito
13 27 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 26 (1.37%) TeamCity
15 24 (1.26%) EasyMock
15 24 (1.26%) jMock
16 23 (1.21%) Mercurial
17 22 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
18 20 (1.05%) Gradle
19 17 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
General
1 611 (32.12%) Finance
2 210 (11.04%) Banking
3 154 (8.10%) Retail
4 140 (7.36%) Front Office
5 121 (6.36%) Investment Banking
6 109 (5.73%) Marketing
7 108 (5.68%) Retail Banking
8 70 (3.68%) Legal
9 63 (3.31%) Telecoms
10 53 (2.79%) Manufacturing
11 45 (2.37%) Publishing
12 44 (2.31%) Electronics
13 33 (1.74%) Games
14 24 (1.26%) Law
15 23 (1.21%) Back Office
16 17 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (0.79%) Automotive
18 13 (0.68%) Advertising
19 9 (0.47%) Online Betting
20 7 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 911 (47.90%) Developer
2 394 (20.72%) Java Developer
3 214 (11.25%) Senior Developer
4 173 (9.10%) Software Engineer
5 170 (8.94%) .NET Developer
6 169 (8.89%) DBA
7 152 (7.99%) Architect
8 139 (7.31%) C# Developer
9 132 (6.94%) SQL Developer
10 112 (5.89%) Senior Java Developer
11 107 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
12 99 (5.21%) Software Developer
13 95 (4.99%) Analyst
14 79 (4.15%) SQL DBA
15 72 (3.79%) Lead Developer
16 65 (3.42%) Oracle DBA
17 57 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 55 (2.89%) Data Engineer
19 54 (2.84%) JavaScript Developer
20 53 (2.79%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (20.35%) .NET
2 309 (16.25%) HTML
3 295 (15.51%) Spring
4 259 (13.62%) XML
5 244 (12.83%) CSS
6 211 (11.09%) Web Services
7 193 (10.15%) ASP.NET
8 192 (10.09%) REST
9 180 (9.46%) AngularJS
10 171 (8.99%) Hibernate
11 169 (8.89%) J2EE
12 134 (7.05%) HTML5
13 122 (6.41%) RESTful
14 111 (5.84%) SOAP
15 109 (5.73%) JSON
16 105 (5.52%) jQuery
17 102 (5.36%) .NET Framework
18 98 (5.15%) Java EE
19 80 (4.21%) CSS3
20 71 (3.73%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 263 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
2 257 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 78 (4.10%) Algorithms
4 72 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
5 67 (3.52%) Management Information System
6 65 (3.42%) Fintech
7 64 (3.36%) User Experience
8 63 (3.31%) Data Structures
9 62 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
10 57 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 39 (2.05%) Data Centre
12 35 (1.84%) iPad
12 35 (1.84%) Virtual Team
13 34 (1.79%) Client/Server
14 33 (1.74%) Replication
15 31 (1.63%) Derivative
16 28 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
17 25 (1.31%) Mobile App
18 23 (1.21%) Life Science
19 21 (1.10%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 485 (25.50%) Linux
2 237 (12.46%) Windows
3 233 (12.25%) Unix
4 89 (4.68%) Windows Server
5 50 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (1.74%) Solaris
7 20 (1.05%) Android
7 20 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 17 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (0.68%) Mac OS X
10 12 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.53%) VMS
12 9 (0.47%) AIX
12 9 (0.47%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (0.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.16%) CentOS
16 2 (0.11%) HPUX
17 1 (0.053%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 722 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (17.35%) OO
3 312 (16.40%) Software Engineering
4 296 (15.56%) Scrum
5 294 (15.46%) Business Intelligence
6 289 (15.19%) TDD
7 270 (14.20%) SDLC
8 226 (11.88%) MVC
9 220 (11.57%) BDD
10 214 (11.25%) ETL
11 199 (10.46%) DevOps
12 186 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
13 177 (9.31%) Analytics
14 166 (8.73%) Multithreading
15 153 (8.04%) Open Source
16 152 (7.99%) OOD
17 146 (7.68%) Data Modelling
18 144 (7.57%) SOA
19 140 (7.36%) Microservices
20 136 (7.15%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 982 (51.63%) SQL
2 856 (45.01%) Java
3 404 (21.24%) JavaScript
4 320 (16.82%) C#
5 286 (15.04%) Python
6 201 (10.57%) T-SQL
7 147 (7.73%) PL/SQL
8 140 (7.36%) C++
9 111 (5.84%) Scala
10 95 (4.99%) Shell Script
11 92 (4.84%) C
12 82 (4.31%) Perl
13 76 (4.00%) PowerShell
14 60 (3.15%) PHP
15 47 (2.47%) Ruby
16 46 (2.42%) Bash Shell
16 46 (2.42%) VB.NET
17 45 (2.37%) VB
18 42 (2.21%) Go
19 32 (1.68%) R
Qualifications
1 340 (17.88%) Degree
2 138 (7.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 61 (3.21%) Security Cleared
4 56 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (2.68%) Master's Degree
6 32 (1.68%) SC Cleared
7 29 (1.52%) MCITP
8 26 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
9 25 (1.31%) PhD
10 24 (1.26%) MCTS
11 12 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
12 11 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 10 (0.53%) MySQL Certification
13 10 (0.53%) RHCE
14 9 (0.47%) DV Cleared
14 9 (0.47%) RHCSA
15 8 (0.42%) CCNA
15 8 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (0.42%) CISSP
15 8 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.47%) QA
2 51 (2.68%) Data Quality
2 51 (2.68%) PCI DSS
3 22 (1.16%) GDPR
4 20 (1.05%) SLA
5 10 (0.53%) GAAP
6 8 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.42%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.32%) MiFID
8 5 (0.26%) WAI
9 4 (0.21%) SEPA
10 3 (0.16%) PMO
11 2 (0.11%) IFRS
12 1 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 87 (4.57%) Docker
2 75 (3.94%) Active Directory
3 67 (3.52%) Oracle RAC
4 30 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.63%) HDFS
7 9 (0.47%) Apache Flume
7 9 (0.47%) Xen
8 8 (0.42%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.16%) Varnish
12 2 (0.11%) vSphere
13 1 (0.053%) iptables
13 1 (0.053%) KVM
Systems Management
1 73 (3.84%) Puppet
2 66 (3.47%) Ansible
3 42 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (2.16%) Data Guard
5 33 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
6 32 (1.68%) Kubernetes
7 27 (1.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 21 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 16 (0.84%) Mesos
10 13 (0.68%) Oozie
11 11 (0.58%) Control-M
12 10 (0.53%) Marathon
13 9 (0.47%) Salt
14 6 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
14 6 (0.32%) Terraform
15 5 (0.26%) Kibana
15 5 (0.26%) Tivoli
15 5 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 4 (0.21%) BladeLogic
16 4 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 659 (34.65%) Oracle
2 342 (17.98%) Microsoft
3 100 (5.26%) SAP
4 56 (2.94%) IBM
5 50 (2.63%) Sybase
6 49 (2.58%) Tableau
7 44 (2.31%) Red Hat
8 42 (2.21%) VMware
9 41 (2.16%) Informatica
10 39 (2.05%) hybris
11 29 (1.52%) Teradata
11 29 (1.52%) TIBCO
12 21 (1.10%) Atlassian
12 21 (1.10%) Google
13 20 (1.05%) Cognizant
13 20 (1.05%) Cognos
14 19 (1.00%) Netezza
15 17 (0.89%) Hortonworks
15 17 (0.89%) Talend
16 16 (0.84%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud