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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 270 268
Rank change year-on-year -21 -2  
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 933 1303 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.09% 1.25% 1.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.50% 4.08% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 636 1035 1107
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  

RDBMS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 26629 31975 35823
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.04% 30.66% 31.83%
Number of salaries quoted 22523 27337 30280
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing RDBMS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for RDBMS in the UK

RDBMS
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -49 769 £52,500 - 122
London -15 403 £60,000 +4.34% 59
Scotland +30 140 £45,000 +2.85% 12
East of England +24 87 £50,000 - 9
Glasgow +23 82 £50,000 +11.11% 7
South East -44 78 £50,000 - 14
Essex +24 58 £50,000 -14.89%
Edinburgh +39 57 £37,500 -11.76% 5
North West -9 57 £42,500 -5.55% 16
Manchester +24 56 £42,500 -2.85% 11
South West -42 55 £44,500 +4.70% 5
City of London +39 48 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Yorkshire +14 40 £40,000 - 5
West Yorkshire +24 37 £40,000 +2.56% 2
East Midlands +15 31 £40,000 -9.09% 5
Colchester +3 31 £50,000 -20.00%
Berkshire -31 21 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Hampshire -2 19 £67,500 +35.00% 5
West Midlands -32 19 £38,000 -13.63% 8
Leeds +15 18 £70,000 +77.21% 1
Hertfordshire +19 17 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Northamptonshire +17 16 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Bristol -20 16 £43,750 +9.37% 2
Northampton - 15 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +27 14 £52,500 - 4
Canary Wharf +4 14 £60,000 -31.42%
Nottingham +19 12 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Nottinghamshire +9 12 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Reading -10 12 £50,000 -13.04% 1
West Sussex +20 11 £60,000 +9.09% 2

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1916 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1010 (52.71%) SQL
3 815 (42.54%) Java
4 781 (40.76%) Oracle
5 719 (37.53%) Agile Software Development
6 684 (35.70%) SQL Server
7 488 (25.47%) Linux
8 485 (25.31%) JavaScript
9 428 (22.34%) Degree
10 419 (21.87%) Finance
11 383 (19.99%) MySQL
12 372 (19.42%) HTML
13 359 (18.74%) NoSQL
14 330 (17.22%) C#
15 325 (16.96%) CSS
15 325 (16.96%) TDD
16 319 (16.65%) Scrum
17 311 (16.23%) Unix
17 311 (16.23%) Python
18 303 (15.81%) Spring
19 299 (15.61%) .NET
20 294 (15.34%) Oracle Database
21 288 (15.03%) Microsoft
22 265 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
22 265 (13.83%) ETL
23 261 (13.62%) Web Services
24 258 (13.47%) Big Data
25 248 (12.94%) XML
25 248 (12.94%) PL/SQL
26 247 (12.89%) Git (software)

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
1 144 (7.52%) JBoss
2 134 (6.99%) Apache Spark
3 132 (6.89%) WebSphere
4 130 (6.78%) Tomcat
5 99 (5.17%) WebLogic
6 97 (5.06%) Apache
7 88 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
8 65 (3.39%) Apache Pig
9 55 (2.87%) GlassFish
10 50 (2.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 38 (1.98%) CMS
11 38 (1.98%) SharePoint
12 33 (1.72%) IIS
12 33 (1.72%) SAS
13 30 (1.57%) Jetty
14 28 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
15 27 (1.41%) Apache Solr
16 23 (1.20%) CoreMedia CMS
17 19 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
18 18 (0.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 42 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (1.15%) SPSS
4 14 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.37%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
8 6 (0.31%) InDesign
9 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.21%) Weka
10 3 (0.16%) S-PLUS
10 3 (0.16%) Stata
11 2 (0.10%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 59 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (2.09%) Oracle Applications
3 28 (1.46%) Eloqua
4 24 (1.25%) Adobe Campaign
5 10 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.26%) Pega PRPC
7 5 (0.26%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.21%) FastStats
8 4 (0.21%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.16%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.10%) Endur
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Utilities
10 2 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.10%) Unica
10 2 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 159 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (2.82%) SaaS
3 51 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 50 (2.61%) GitHub
5 18 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.78%) PaaS
7 13 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
7 13 (0.68%) IaaS
8 8 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.42%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.42%) Responsys
9 7 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (0.31%) Taleo
11 5 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.26%) Office 365
12 3 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.10%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.052%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.052%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.82%) Internet
2 53 (2.77%) HTTP
3 40 (2.09%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.15%) DNS
4 22 (1.15%) SSL
5 15 (0.78%) Firewall
6 14 (0.73%) SAN
7 12 (0.63%) Ethernet
7 12 (0.63%) RS-232
8 10 (0.52%) SSH
9 9 (0.47%) LDAP
10 7 (0.37%) Broadband
10 7 (0.37%) FTP
11 5 (0.26%) NAS
11 5 (0.26%) SNMP
12 4 (0.21%) AMQP
12 4 (0.21%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.16%) DHCP
13 3 (0.16%) Network Security
13 3 (0.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1916 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 684 (35.70%) SQL Server
3 383 (19.99%) MySQL
4 359 (18.74%) NoSQL
5 294 (15.34%) Oracle Database
6 258 (13.47%) Big Data
7 227 (11.85%) Data Warehouse
8 218 (11.38%) PostgreSQL
9 199 (10.39%) Hadoop
10 196 (10.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 183 (9.55%) MongoDB
12 136 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 107 (5.58%) Oracle Database 11g
14 94 (4.91%) Apache Hive
15 87 (4.54%) SQL Server 2008
16 81 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 80 (4.18%) Apache Cassandra
18 73 (3.81%) Oracle Database 12c
19 63 (3.29%) DB2
20 60 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 247 (12.89%) Git (software)
2 135 (7.05%) Jenkins
3 126 (6.58%) Maven
4 105 (5.48%) Subversion
5 97 (5.06%) JUnit
6 71 (3.71%) JIRA
7 70 (3.65%) Ant
8 66 (3.44%) Visual Studio
9 62 (3.24%) Cucumber
10 61 (3.18%) Talend Open Studio
11 60 (3.13%) Gradle
12 52 (2.71%) Selenium
13 43 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
14 42 (2.19%) Hudson
15 33 (1.72%) TeamCity
16 24 (1.25%) ERwin
17 22 (1.15%) Grunt
17 22 (1.15%) Toad
18 20 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
19 19 (0.99%) Eclipse
General
1 419 (21.87%) Finance
2 177 (9.24%) Banking
3 109 (5.69%) Marketing
4 108 (5.64%) Retail
5 83 (4.33%) Games
6 56 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 54 (2.82%) Legal
8 43 (2.24%) Advertising
9 40 (2.09%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.51%) Military
11 27 (1.41%) Investment Banking
12 25 (1.30%) Online Betting
13 19 (0.99%) Back Office
13 19 (0.99%) Electronics
13 19 (0.99%) Retail Banking
14 18 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
15 17 (0.89%) Front Office
16 12 (0.63%) Automotive
17 8 (0.42%) Publishing
18 6 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 910 (47.49%) Developer
2 393 (20.51%) Java Developer
3 229 (11.95%) DBA
4 224 (11.69%) Architect
5 182 (9.50%) Senior Developer
6 124 (6.47%) .NET Developer
6 124 (6.47%) Senior Java Developer
7 121 (6.32%) C# Developer
8 119 (6.21%) Oracle DBA
9 117 (6.11%) Analyst
10 113 (5.90%) SQL Developer
11 96 (5.01%) Administrator
12 92 (4.80%) Data Architect
13 90 (4.70%) Oracle Developer
14 85 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
15 84 (4.38%) SQL DBA
16 82 (4.28%) Software Engineer
17 69 (3.60%) Consultant
18 67 (3.50%) Software Developer
19 66 (3.44%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (19.42%) HTML
2 325 (16.96%) CSS
3 303 (15.81%) Spring
4 299 (15.61%) .NET
5 261 (13.62%) Web Services
6 248 (12.94%) XML
7 196 (10.23%) Hibernate
8 179 (9.34%) REST
9 166 (8.66%) HTML5
10 161 (8.40%) AngularJS
11 160 (8.35%) Java EE
12 143 (7.46%) RESTful
13 142 (7.41%) J2EE
14 140 (7.31%) SOAP
15 130 (6.78%) ASP.NET
16 127 (6.63%) jQuery
17 125 (6.52%) JMS
18 115 (6.00%) Middleware
19 114 (5.95%) Node.js
20 105 (5.48%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 212 (11.06%) Computer Science
2 192 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (5.01%) Enterprise Software
4 82 (4.28%) Replication
5 79 (4.12%) Management Information System
6 71 (3.71%) N-Tier
7 70 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
8 61 (3.18%) Data Structures
9 52 (2.71%) Algorithms
10 47 (2.45%) User Experience
11 42 (2.19%) Online Games
12 37 (1.93%) Clustering
12 37 (1.93%) Fintech
13 35 (1.83%) PKI
14 31 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 29 (1.51%) Mobile App
16 22 (1.15%) Derivative
17 19 (0.99%) Client/Server
17 19 (0.99%) Life Science
18 18 (0.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 488 (25.47%) Linux
2 311 (16.23%) Unix
3 242 (12.63%) Windows
4 58 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 41 (2.14%) Mac OS X
6 35 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (1.62%) Android
8 27 (1.41%) Apple iOS
9 26 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (1.15%) Solaris
11 15 (0.78%) Windows 7
12 11 (0.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 10 (0.52%) Mac OS
13 10 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (0.47%) CentOS
15 7 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.26%) AIX
17 3 (0.16%) VMS
18 2 (0.10%) VyOS
18 2 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 719 (37.53%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (16.96%) TDD
3 319 (16.65%) Scrum
4 265 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
4 265 (13.83%) ETL
5 242 (12.63%) Software Engineering
6 240 (12.53%) SDLC
7 233 (12.16%) OO
8 224 (11.69%) Analytics
9 219 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
10 214 (11.17%) SOA
11 182 (9.50%) MVC
12 172 (8.98%) Open Source
13 170 (8.87%) Performance Tuning
14 154 (8.04%) High Availability
15 147 (7.67%) DevOps
16 140 (7.31%) Data Modelling
17 129 (6.73%) E-Commerce
18 128 (6.68%) Mentoring
19 125 (6.52%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1010 (52.71%) SQL
2 815 (42.54%) Java
3 485 (25.31%) JavaScript
4 330 (17.22%) C#
5 311 (16.23%) Python
6 248 (12.94%) PL/SQL
7 188 (9.81%) T-SQL
8 130 (6.78%) PHP
9 121 (6.32%) Shell Script
10 116 (6.05%) Perl
11 113 (5.90%) Scala
12 105 (5.48%) C
13 100 (5.22%) C++
14 98 (5.11%) Ruby
15 61 (3.18%) PowerShell
16 48 (2.51%) Bash Shell
17 36 (1.88%) R
18 31 (1.62%) VB
19 28 (1.46%) TypeScript
20 17 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 428 (22.34%) Degree
2 84 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 41 (2.14%) Oracle Certification
4 39 (2.04%) OCP
5 33 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (1.67%) SC Cleared
7 30 (1.57%) DV Cleared
8 20 (1.04%) ISEB
9 13 (0.68%) ISTQB
10 11 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (0.52%) MySQL Certification
12 8 (0.42%) OCA
13 7 (0.37%) MCITP
14 6 (0.31%) PhD
15 5 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.26%) MCSA
16 4 (0.21%) MCSD
16 4 (0.21%) PMI Certification
16 4 (0.21%) PMP
16 4 (0.21%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (4.80%) QA
2 55 (2.87%) Data Quality
3 44 (2.30%) PCI DSS
4 33 (1.72%) SLA
5 14 (0.73%) SDET
6 12 (0.63%) MiFID
6 12 (0.63%) WAI
7 6 (0.31%) PMO
8 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.052%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.052%) Basel III
9 1 (0.052%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.052%) EMIR
9 1 (0.052%) GDPR
9 1 (0.052%) HL7
9 1 (0.052%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.052%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.052%) MISRA
9 1 (0.052%) MISRA C
System Software
1 78 (4.07%) Oracle RAC
2 63 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (2.51%) Hyper-V
4 42 (2.19%) Docker
5 31 (1.62%) Active Directory
6 19 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (0.84%) Apache Flume
8 12 (0.63%) HDFS
9 10 (0.52%) XenServer
10 7 (0.37%) iptables
11 3 (0.16%) Cronacle
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
11 3 (0.16%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.10%) Xen
13 1 (0.052%) Firmware
13 1 (0.052%) NFS
Systems Management
1 87 (4.54%) Oracle RMAN
2 84 (4.38%) Puppet
3 83 (4.33%) Data Guard
4 49 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 46 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (2.14%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 25 (1.30%) Ansible
8 23 (1.20%) Tivoli
8 23 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 14 (0.73%) Grafana
10 13 (0.68%) StatsD
11 12 (0.63%) Control-M
11 12 (0.63%) Kibana
12 10 (0.52%) Nagios
12 10 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
13 8 (0.42%) Oozie
14 5 (0.26%) Salt
15 4 (0.21%) HAProxy
15 4 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 781 (40.76%) Oracle
2 288 (15.03%) Microsoft
3 90 (4.70%) VMware
4 81 (4.23%) Sybase
5 76 (3.97%) IBM
6 63 (3.29%) Informatica
7 62 (3.24%) Tableau
8 61 (3.18%) Talend
9 60 (3.13%) Teradata
10 40 (2.09%) Adobe
11 37 (1.93%) Google
12 30 (1.57%) SAP
13 24 (1.25%) Cognizant
14 23 (1.20%) Red Hat
14 23 (1.20%) Splunk
15 22 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
15 22 (1.15%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 21 (1.10%) TIBCO
17 20 (1.04%) Netezza
18 19 (0.99%) MuleSoft
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