Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 289 284 258
Rank change year-on-year -5 -26 -42
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 2046 2276 2795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 1.16% 1.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.78% 3.86% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1431 1677 2271
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% - +8.42%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

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 54094 58998 68754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.74% 29.99% 31.74%
Number of salaries quoted 44880 50389 57983
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 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 -5 1756 £52,500 - 101
UK excluding London -4 1112 £47,500 +5.56% 61
London +13 917 £62,500 - 50
Scotland +28 246 £48,750 +21.88% 8
South East -2 244 £52,500 +5.00% 7
North of England -25 203 £42,500 - 24
East of England +20 154 £50,000 +8.11% 7
South West -33 139 £41,000 -3.53% 8
North West -35 113 £41,250 -8.33% 16
Midlands -23 108 £45,000 - 5
Yorkshire -2 74 £45,000 +5.88% 7
East Midlands +16 57 £45,000 -5.26% 4
West Midlands -44 51 £45,000 - 1
Northern Ireland +1 24 £100,000 +122.22% 1
North East +17 16 £38,959 -17.98% 1
Wales -12 6 £51,250 +32.64% 1

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 2046 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1090 (53.27%) SQL
3 929 (45.41%) Java
4 788 (38.51%) SQL Server
5 787 (38.47%) Agile Software Development
6 696 (34.02%) Oracle
7 576 (28.15%) Finance
8 491 (24.00%) Linux
9 419 (20.48%) JavaScript
10 417 (20.38%) NoSQL
11 403 (19.70%) Degree
12 383 (18.72%) .NET
13 362 (17.69%) TDD
14 355 (17.35%) Microsoft
15 349 (17.06%) Spring
16 325 (15.88%) OO
17 323 (15.79%) C#
18 319 (15.59%) Scrum
19 318 (15.54%) HTML
20 317 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
21 311 (15.20%) Software Engineering
22 309 (15.10%) Big Data
23 304 (14.86%) MySQL
24 299 (14.61%) Python
25 296 (14.47%) XML
26 279 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
27 271 (13.25%) Computer Science
28 269 (13.15%) Hadoop
29 268 (13.10%) CSS
30 264 (12.90%) SDLC

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
1 119 (5.82%) Apache Spark
2 98 (4.79%) Tomcat
3 94 (4.59%) Apache
4 85 (4.15%) JBoss
5 79 (3.86%) WebSphere
6 71 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
6 71 (3.47%) WebLogic
7 47 (2.30%) IIS
8 45 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 45 (2.20%) SAS
8 45 (2.20%) SharePoint
9 41 (2.00%) CMS
10 40 (1.96%) Confluence
11 35 (1.71%) Apache Solr
12 25 (1.22%) Ethereum
12 25 (1.22%) Hyperledger
13 21 (1.03%) OpenStack
14 18 (0.88%) Apache Pig
15 17 (0.83%) eris
16 16 (0.78%) Jetty
Applications
1 30 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.17%) SPSS
3 21 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.24%) S-PLUS
8 5 (0.24%) Stata
9 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.098%) Weka
11 1 (0.049%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 31 (1.52%) Eloqua
2 30 (1.47%) Adobe Campaign
3 23 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (0.54%) Temenos T24
6 10 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 9 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (0.39%) MetaTrader
9 7 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
9 7 (0.34%) Unica
10 6 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
11 5 (0.24%) PeopleSoft HCM
12 4 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
12 4 (0.20%) Pega PRPC
13 3 (0.15%) SAP BPC
14 2 (0.098%) FastStats
14 2 (0.098%) Oracle Assets
14 2 (0.098%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 178 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 149 (7.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (3.57%) SaaS
4 42 (2.05%) GitHub
5 33 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (1.37%) PaaS
7 26 (1.27%) IaaS
8 13 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
10 9 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
11 7 (0.34%) Silverpop
12 6 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.29%) Taleo
13 4 (0.20%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.20%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 2 (0.098%) Bluemix
14 2 (0.098%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.098%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.49%) HTTP
2 49 (2.39%) TCP/IP
3 46 (2.25%) Internet
4 36 (1.76%) SSL
5 25 (1.22%) DNS
6 17 (0.83%) Ethernet
6 17 (0.83%) RS-232
7 14 (0.68%) LDAP
8 10 (0.49%) Broadband
8 10 (0.49%) Firewall
8 10 (0.49%) SAN
9 9 (0.44%) DHCP
10 8 (0.39%) FTP
10 8 (0.39%) SSH
11 5 (0.24%) Network Security
12 3 (0.15%) SMS
12 3 (0.15%) VPN
13 2 (0.098%) 3G
13 2 (0.098%) NAS
13 2 (0.098%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2046 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 788 (38.51%) SQL Server
3 417 (20.38%) NoSQL
4 309 (15.10%) Big Data
5 304 (14.86%) MySQL
6 269 (13.15%) Hadoop
7 261 (12.76%) Oracle Database
8 225 (11.00%) PostgreSQL
9 218 (10.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 196 (9.58%) Data Warehouse
11 193 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 167 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 167 (8.16%) MongoDB
13 141 (6.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 85 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
15 81 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
16 68 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
17 67 (3.27%) Oracle Database 10g
18 66 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
19 58 (2.83%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 248 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 112 (5.47%) Jenkins
3 108 (5.28%) Maven
4 92 (4.50%) Subversion
5 82 (4.01%) Visual Studio
6 78 (3.81%) JUnit
7 77 (3.76%) JIRA
8 55 (2.69%) Ant
9 44 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 35 (1.71%) Eclipse
11 33 (1.61%) Mockito
12 32 (1.56%) Gradle
12 32 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
13 30 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
14 28 (1.37%) Selenium
15 24 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 24 (1.17%) TeamCity
16 23 (1.12%) EasyMock
16 23 (1.12%) jMock
17 20 (0.98%) Mercurial
General
1 576 (28.15%) Finance
2 249 (12.17%) Retail
3 219 (10.70%) Banking
4 145 (7.09%) Marketing
5 119 (5.82%) Front Office
6 100 (4.89%) Investment Banking
7 88 (4.30%) Retail Banking
8 75 (3.67%) Telecoms
9 63 (3.08%) Legal
10 59 (2.88%) Games
11 58 (2.83%) Manufacturing
12 44 (2.15%) Electronics
13 41 (2.00%) Publishing
14 26 (1.27%) Advertising
15 20 (0.98%) Back Office
16 18 (0.88%) Law
17 17 (0.83%) Automotive
18 16 (0.78%) Online Betting
19 13 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
20 8 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 984 (48.09%) Developer
2 426 (20.82%) Java Developer
3 216 (10.56%) Senior Developer
4 203 (9.92%) DBA
5 198 (9.68%) Architect
6 167 (8.16%) .NET Developer
7 157 (7.67%) Software Engineer
8 133 (6.50%) C# Developer
9 128 (6.26%) SQL Developer
10 124 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
11 110 (5.38%) SQL DBA
12 106 (5.18%) C# .NET Developer
13 103 (5.03%) Analyst
14 90 (4.40%) Software Developer
15 83 (4.06%) Lead Developer
16 74 (3.62%) Oracle Developer
17 72 (3.52%) Administrator
18 68 (3.32%) Oracle DBA
19 65 (3.18%) Data Architect
20 61 (2.98%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 383 (18.72%) .NET
2 349 (17.06%) Spring
3 318 (15.54%) HTML
4 296 (14.47%) XML
5 268 (13.10%) CSS
6 245 (11.97%) Web Services
7 209 (10.22%) REST
8 207 (10.12%) Hibernate
9 184 (8.99%) ASP.NET
10 173 (8.46%) J2EE
11 157 (7.67%) AngularJS
12 141 (6.89%) SOAP
13 128 (6.26%) HTML5
14 123 (6.01%) RESTful
15 122 (5.96%) JSON
16 112 (5.47%) Java EE
17 108 (5.28%) .NET Framework
17 108 (5.28%) jQuery
18 89 (4.35%) JMS
19 82 (4.01%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 279 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 271 (13.25%) Computer Science
3 88 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
4 76 (3.71%) Data Structures
5 74 (3.62%) Greenfield Project
6 73 (3.57%) Algorithms
7 66 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 64 (3.13%) User Experience
9 59 (2.88%) Fintech
10 50 (2.44%) Replication
11 47 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 46 (2.25%) Derivative
13 36 (1.76%) Clustering
13 36 (1.76%) Data Centre
14 34 (1.66%) iPad
14 34 (1.66%) Virtual Team
15 33 (1.61%) N-Tier
16 29 (1.42%) Client/Server
17 27 (1.32%) Online Games
18 26 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 491 (24.00%) Linux
2 246 (12.02%) Windows
3 242 (11.83%) Unix
4 97 (4.74%) Windows Server
5 42 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (1.17%) Android
7 23 (1.12%) Apple iOS
8 21 (1.03%) Solaris
9 20 (0.98%) Mac OS X
10 19 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.73%) Mac OS
11 15 (0.73%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 15 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (0.34%) VMS
13 5 (0.24%) AIX
14 3 (0.15%) CentOS
14 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.15%) zOS
15 2 (0.098%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 787 (38.47%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (17.69%) TDD
3 325 (15.88%) OO
4 319 (15.59%) Scrum
5 317 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
6 311 (15.20%) Software Engineering
7 264 (12.90%) SDLC
8 252 (12.32%) ETL
9 239 (11.68%) MVC
10 196 (9.58%) BDD
11 195 (9.53%) Continuous Integration
12 183 (8.94%) DevOps
13 176 (8.60%) SOA
14 175 (8.55%) Open Source
15 161 (7.87%) Analytics
16 160 (7.82%) Multithreading
17 154 (7.53%) Data Modelling
17 154 (7.53%) Performance Tuning
18 139 (6.79%) OOD
19 135 (6.60%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1090 (53.27%) SQL
2 929 (45.41%) Java
3 419 (20.48%) JavaScript
4 323 (15.79%) C#
5 299 (14.61%) Python
6 209 (10.22%) T-SQL
7 193 (9.43%) PL/SQL
8 126 (6.16%) C++
9 119 (5.82%) Scala
10 100 (4.89%) Perl
11 92 (4.50%) C
12 90 (4.40%) Shell Script
13 87 (4.25%) PHP
14 82 (4.01%) PowerShell
15 67 (3.27%) Ruby
16 51 (2.49%) Bash Shell
17 43 (2.10%) VB.NET
18 41 (2.00%) R
19 37 (1.81%) VB
20 35 (1.71%) Go
Qualifications
1 403 (19.70%) Degree
2 142 (6.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 53 (2.59%) Master's Degree
5 44 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (1.37%) SC Cleared
7 27 (1.32%) PhD
8 24 (1.17%) MCITP
8 24 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
9 21 (1.03%) MCTS
10 18 (0.88%) MySQL Certification
11 12 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (0.49%) DV Cleared
13 9 (0.44%) ISEB
13 9 (0.44%) MCP
13 9 (0.44%) MCSA
13 9 (0.44%) RHCE
13 9 (0.44%) RHCSA
14 8 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (0.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (3.81%) QA
2 61 (2.98%) PCI DSS
3 53 (2.59%) Data Quality
4 24 (1.17%) SLA
5 21 (1.03%) GDPR
6 8 (0.39%) GAAP
6 8 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.39%) MiFID
7 6 (0.29%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.29%) WAI
8 5 (0.24%) PMO
9 4 (0.20%) SEPA
10 2 (0.098%) IFRS
11 1 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 78 (3.81%) Docker
2 74 (3.62%) Active Directory
3 69 (3.37%) Oracle RAC
4 32 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.59%) HDFS
7 11 (0.54%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.44%) Apache Flume
9 7 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.29%) Xen
11 5 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.24%) XenServer
12 4 (0.20%) iptables
13 2 (0.098%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.098%) vSphere
14 1 (0.049%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.049%) Firmware
14 1 (0.049%) KVM
14 1 (0.049%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 89 (4.35%) Puppet
2 64 (3.13%) Ansible
3 58 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (2.44%) Data Guard
5 46 (2.25%) Oracle RMAN
6 28 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 27 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 22 (1.08%) Kubernetes
9 16 (0.78%) Mesos
10 13 (0.64%) Control-M
11 10 (0.49%) Marathon
11 10 (0.49%) Oozie
11 10 (0.49%) Salt
12 9 (0.44%) Kibana
13 8 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
14 7 (0.34%) Tivoli
14 7 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 6 (0.29%) Nagios
16 5 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 5 (0.24%) MOM
Vendors
1 696 (34.02%) Oracle
2 355 (17.35%) Microsoft
3 93 (4.55%) SAP
4 68 (3.32%) IBM
5 59 (2.88%) Tableau
6 53 (2.59%) VMware
7 52 (2.54%) Informatica
8 50 (2.44%) Sybase
9 41 (2.00%) Red Hat
10 38 (1.86%) Cognizant
11 37 (1.81%) hybris
12 36 (1.76%) Teradata
13 32 (1.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 31 (1.52%) Adobe
15 30 (1.47%) Talend
16 27 (1.32%) TIBCO
17 24 (1.17%) Google
17 24 (1.17%) Netezza
18 23 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
19 21 (1.03%) Hortonworks