Period
to 13 July 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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 362 385 331
Rank change year-on-year +23 -54 -20
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 603 1,195 1,774
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.81% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.93% 2.94% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 453 1,014 1,348
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.80% +1.90%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £94,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% +1.01% +4.21%

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 20,592 40,643 54,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.05% 27.61% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16,785 33,283 44,362
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 13 July 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 13 July 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 +30 556 £62,500 +8.70% 39
London +43 309 £75,000 +7.14% 15
UK excluding London +31 291 £46,000 -8.00% 30
South East +77 124 £50,000 -9.09% 6
North of England +51 62 £46,000 +2.22% 7
North West +77 37 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Scotland +18 27 £42,500 - 1
Work from Home +35 26 £87,500 +34.62% 3
South West +68 23 £36,250 -23.68% 3
Midlands +101 21 £39,500 -7.06% 5
Yorkshire +51 18 £45,500 +1.11% 2
East of England +28 17 £60,000 +20.00% 3
West Midlands +90 12 £36,000 -20.00% 2
Wales +21 12 £45,000 +22.63% 4
East Midlands +63 9 £50,000 +29.03% 3
North East +23 7 £31,880 -8.92% 2
Northern Ireland +12 6 £57,500 +15.00% 1

For the 6 months to 13 July 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.

1 603 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 353 (58.54%) SQL
3 251 (41.63%) Agile Software Development
4 250 (41.46%) SQL Server
5 234 (38.81%) Oracle
6 195 (32.34%) Java
7 171 (28.36%) AWS
8 151 (25.04%) Finance
9 143 (23.71%) NoSQL
10 138 (22.89%) Python
11 118 (19.57%) Linux
12 115 (19.07%) Azure
13 109 (18.08%) Degree
14 104 (17.25%) Computer Science
15 98 (16.25%) Problem-Solving
16 94 (15.59%) Software Engineering
16 94 (15.59%) .NET
17 93 (15.42%) C#
17 93 (15.42%) Data Warehouse
18 92 (15.26%) JavaScript
19 91 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
20 81 (13.43%) SDLC
20 81 (13.43%) Migration
21 80 (13.27%) HTML
21 80 (13.27%) Oracle Database
22 76 (12.60%) Spring
23 75 (12.44%) Microsoft
23 75 (12.44%) Microservices
24 74 (12.27%) DevOps
24 74 (12.27%) Business Intelligence

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 38 (6.30%) Apache Spark
2 28 (4.64%) IIS
3 24 (3.98%) Apache
4 18 (2.99%) Confluence
5 15 (2.49%) SAS
6 11 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.49%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.49%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.83%) WildFly
10 4 (0.66%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.50%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.50%) nginx
11 3 (0.50%) WordPress
12 2 (0.33%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 41 (6.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.33%) Camtasia
2 8 (1.33%) MadCap Flare
2 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.33%) Maximo
2 2 (0.33%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 171 (28.36%) AWS
2 115 (19.07%) Azure
3 40 (6.63%) Power Platform
4 34 (5.64%) GCP
5 30 (4.98%) IaaS
6 28 (4.64%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (4.64%) Amazon S3
7 25 (4.15%) SaaS
8 18 (2.99%) PaaS
9 16 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (2.49%) Serverless
11 13 (2.16%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (1.66%) Amazon Kinesis
13 9 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 8 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (1.16%) Office 365
16 6 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
17 4 (0.66%) AWS Data Pipeline
18 3 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.65%) Internet
2 14 (2.32%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.16%) SAN
4 12 (1.99%) HTTP
5 10 (1.66%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (1.66%) iSCSI
6 7 (1.16%) Network Security
7 6 (1.00%) DNS
7 6 (1.00%) Firewall
8 5 (0.83%) VPN
9 4 (0.66%) DMZ
10 3 (0.50%) 5G
10 3 (0.50%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.50%) SSH
11 2 (0.33%) MQTT
11 2 (0.33%) NAS
11 2 (0.33%) SWIFTNet
12 1 (0.17%) HSRP
12 1 (0.17%) Multicast
12 1 (0.17%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 603 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 250 (41.46%) SQL Server
3 143 (23.71%) NoSQL
4 93 (15.42%) Data Warehouse
5 80 (13.27%) Oracle Database
6 74 (12.27%) PostgreSQL
7 61 (10.12%) Big Data
8 56 (9.29%) MySQL
9 48 (7.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 45 (7.46%) MongoDB
11 40 (6.63%) Power BI
12 39 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 37 (6.14%) Hadoop
14 35 (5.80%) OLAP
15 34 (5.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 34 (5.64%) Apache Cassandra
16 31 (5.14%) Data Lake
17 27 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
17 27 (4.48%) SQL Server 2016
18 26 (4.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 71 (11.77%) Git (software)
2 62 (10.28%) Jenkins
3 40 (6.63%) Selenium
4 30 (4.98%) LoadRunner
4 30 (4.98%) SoapUI
5 29 (4.81%) HP UFT
6 28 (4.64%) JIRA
7 25 (4.15%) JUnit
8 21 (3.48%) Maven
9 18 (2.99%) TeamCity
10 17 (2.82%) ERwin
11 15 (2.49%) PowerDesigner
12 13 (2.16%) Visual Studio Team System
13 12 (1.99%) Visual Studio
14 10 (1.66%) Ant
15 9 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (1.33%) Cucumber
16 8 (1.33%) Gradle
17 7 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
18 6 (1.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 151 (25.04%) Finance
2 26 (4.31%) Banking
3 14 (2.32%) Games
4 13 (2.16%) Back Office
4 13 (2.16%) Front Office
4 13 (2.16%) Public Sector
5 11 (1.82%) Advertising
5 11 (1.82%) Retail
6 7 (1.16%) Legal
6 7 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.83%) Marketing
8 3 (0.50%) iGaming
8 3 (0.50%) Local Government
8 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.50%) Publishing
9 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 212 (35.16%) Developer
2 80 (13.27%) Architect
3 74 (12.27%) Java Developer
4 51 (8.46%) Senior Developer
5 49 (8.13%) Analyst
6 46 (7.63%) Data Architect
7 44 (7.30%) DBA
8 31 (5.14%) Support Analyst
9 30 (4.98%) Applications Support
10 29 (4.81%) Data Engineer
10 29 (4.81%) Software Engineer
10 29 (4.81%) Test Leader
11 28 (4.64%) Java Engineer
12 27 (4.48%) Junior
13 26 (4.31%) Administrator
13 26 (4.31%) Applications Support Analyst
14 25 (4.15%) Oracle DBA
15 23 (3.81%) Java Software Engineer
15 23 (3.81%) Senior Java Developer
16 21 (3.48%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (15.59%) .NET
2 80 (13.27%) HTML
3 76 (12.60%) Spring
4 70 (11.61%) CSS
5 61 (10.12%) XML
6 56 (9.29%) Web Services
7 55 (9.12%) RESTful
8 54 (8.96%) AngularJS
9 47 (7.79%) Kafka
10 41 (6.80%) REST
11 40 (6.63%) SOAP
12 37 (6.14%) JSON
13 35 (5.80%) Spring Boot
14 34 (5.64%) J2EE
15 33 (5.47%) React
16 32 (5.31%) Hibernate
17 29 (4.81%) ASP.NET
18 26 (4.31%) FIX Protocol
18 26 (4.31%) Node.js
19 24 (3.98%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 91 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.30%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (6.14%) Greenfield Project
4 35 (5.80%) Virtual Team
5 33 (5.47%) Self-Motivation
6 30 (4.98%) Management Information System
7 22 (3.65%) Fixed Income
8 21 (3.48%) Algorithms
8 21 (3.48%) Data Structures
9 19 (3.15%) Reference Data
10 18 (2.99%) Data Centre
11 15 (2.49%) Public Cloud
12 12 (1.99%) Driving Licence
12 12 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (1.99%) User Experience
13 11 (1.82%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (1.33%) Mobile App
15 7 (1.16%) Credit Risk
15 7 (1.16%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 118 (19.57%) Linux
2 64 (10.61%) Unix
3 58 (9.62%) Windows
4 25 (4.15%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.99%) Solaris
6 8 (1.33%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.16%) CentOS
7 7 (1.16%) HPUX
7 7 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (1.00%) Android
8 6 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.66%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.33%) AIX
11 2 (0.33%) Debian
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.17%) SUSE
12 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (41.63%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (17.25%) Computer Science
3 98 (16.25%) Problem-Solving
4 94 (15.59%) Software Engineering
5 81 (13.43%) Migration
5 81 (13.43%) SDLC
6 75 (12.44%) Microservices
7 74 (12.27%) Business Intelligence
7 74 (12.27%) DevOps
8 72 (11.94%) Analytics
9 69 (11.44%) Data Modelling
10 66 (10.95%) Data Migration
10 66 (10.95%) Mentoring
10 66 (10.95%) Requirements Gathering
11 62 (10.28%) ETL
12 61 (10.12%) Decision-Making
13 52 (8.62%) Scrum
14 50 (8.29%) Performance Tuning
15 45 (7.46%) OO
16 44 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 353 (58.54%) SQL
2 195 (32.34%) Java
3 138 (22.89%) Python
4 93 (15.42%) C#
5 92 (15.26%) JavaScript
6 66 (10.95%) PL/SQL
7 38 (6.30%) T-SQL
8 37 (6.14%) Shell Script
9 34 (5.64%) Scala
10 30 (4.98%) PHP
11 24 (3.98%) Java 8
12 21 (3.48%) R
13 18 (2.99%) PowerShell
14 15 (2.49%) Bash Shell
14 15 (2.49%) TypeScript
15 14 (2.32%) C
16 12 (1.99%) Ruby
17 11 (1.82%) C++
17 11 (1.82%) Perl
17 11 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 109 (18.08%) Degree
2 67 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (4.31%) Master's Degree
4 21 (3.48%) AWS Certification
5 15 (2.49%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.99%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.33%) DBS Check
8 7 (1.16%) PhD
9 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.33%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.33%) MCSE
11 2 (0.33%) RHCE
12 1 (0.17%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.17%) CCIE
12 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.17%) OCP
12 1 (0.17%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.47%) QA
2 38 (6.30%) Data Quality
3 29 (4.81%) PMO
4 14 (2.32%) GDPR
5 12 (1.99%) SLA
6 8 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.66%) COBIT
8 4 (0.66%) COSO
8 4 (0.66%) NIST
9 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 45 (7.46%) Docker
2 16 (2.65%) HDFS
3 11 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.82%) Apache Flume
4 9 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.50%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.17%) BIND 9
9 1 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.17%) GeoWebCache
9 1 (0.17%) KVM
9 1 (0.17%) LXC
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.17%) zsh
Systems Management
1 28 (4.64%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.16%) Ansible
3 12 (1.99%) Hadoop YARN
4 9 (1.49%) Terraform
5 7 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (1.00%) Oozie
6 6 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (0.83%) Data Guard
7 5 (0.83%) Puppet
8 4 (0.66%) Control-M
8 4 (0.66%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.66%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.50%) cPanel
9 3 (0.50%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.50%) Rancher
10 2 (0.33%) Grafana
10 2 (0.33%) Istio
10 2 (0.33%) linkerd
10 2 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 234 (38.81%) Oracle
2 75 (12.44%) Microsoft
3 41 (6.80%) Tableau
4 30 (4.98%) Google
5 23 (3.81%) VMware
6 21 (3.48%) IBM
7 17 (2.82%) Databricks
8 15 (2.49%) Sybase
9 13 (2.16%) Talend
10 11 (1.82%) Cisco
10 11 (1.82%) Cloudera
10 11 (1.82%) HP
11 10 (1.66%) Adobe
11 10 (1.66%) Dell
12 9 (1.49%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.33%) TIBCO
14 7 (1.16%) Atlassian
14 7 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.16%) Sun
14 7 (1.16%) Teradata