Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 327 306 294
Rank change year-on-year -21 -12 -32
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 1,606 1,917 2,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.97% 1.10% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.31% 3.60% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,217 1,332 1,603
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% - +4.44%

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 48,569 53,262 56,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.48% 30.47% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 39,616 43,761 48,253
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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 -11 1,486 £55,000 +4.76% 200
UK excluding London +11 942 £50,000 +6.38% 145
London -55 653 £62,500 -3.85% 80
South East +69 367 £52,500 +5.00% 36
North of England +8 169 £45,000 +4.35% 28
South West -2 130 £45,000 +12.50% 25
East of England -3 104 £52,500 +11.70% 15
Scotland -59 97 £55,000 +10.00% 14
Midlands +23 93 £52,500 +10.53% 16
Yorkshire +44 81 £45,000 - 12
West Midlands +63 76 £57,500 +17.35% 10
North West -24 72 £47,500 +15.15% 15
East Midlands -26 17 £43,750 -2.78% 6
North East -9 16 £40,000 +2.67% 1
Northern Ireland -15 10 £77,500 -13.89% 6
Wales +3 4 £53,500 +38.96% 5

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 1,606 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 890 (55.42%) SQL
3 759 (47.26%) Java
4 667 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
5 642 (39.98%) Oracle
6 635 (39.54%) SQL Server
7 407 (25.34%) Amazon AWS
8 405 (25.22%) NoSQL
9 402 (25.03%) Finance
10 396 (24.66%) Linux
11 389 (24.22%) .NET
11 389 (24.22%) JavaScript
12 353 (21.98%) C#
13 334 (20.80%) Microsoft
14 323 (20.11%) Python
15 317 (19.74%) HTML
16 296 (18.43%) OO
17 294 (18.31%) Unix
18 293 (18.24%) Spring
19 277 (17.25%) Problem-Solving
20 259 (16.13%) Software Engineering
21 252 (15.69%) Oracle Database
21 252 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
22 235 (14.63%) Web Services
22 235 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
23 232 (14.45%) TDD
24 229 (14.26%) Microservices
25 227 (14.13%) Scrum
26 224 (13.95%) Big Data
27 223 (13.89%) AngularJS

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
1 121 (7.53%) JBoss
2 76 (4.73%) Apache Spark
3 73 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 72 (4.48%) Apache
5 58 (3.61%) WebLogic
6 53 (3.30%) WebSphere
7 46 (2.86%) Confluence
8 42 (2.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 38 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
10 28 (1.74%) IIS
11 25 (1.56%) GlassFish
12 24 (1.49%) Apache Solr
12 24 (1.49%) CMS
13 18 (1.12%) OpenStack
14 16 (1.00%) Mule
15 14 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 14 (0.87%) SharePoint
16 11 (0.68%) Apache Pig
16 11 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
17 10 (0.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 55 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.37%) HipChat
4 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.25%) Weka
5 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.062%) GIMP
7 1 (0.062%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.062%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (1.12%) SAP Hybris
5 17 (1.06%) Oracle 11i
6 13 (0.81%) SDL Web 8
7 9 (0.56%) Magento
8 8 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.31%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.12%) Elite 3E
10 2 (0.12%) MetaTrader
10 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 2 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 2 (0.12%) R3 Corda
10 2 (0.12%) Sentinel
11 1 (0.062%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.062%) Cognos TM1
11 1 (0.062%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 407 (25.34%) Amazon AWS
2 235 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (4.55%) SaaS
4 55 (3.42%) Serverless
5 52 (3.24%) IaaS
5 52 (3.24%) PaaS
6 40 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
7 39 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
7 39 (2.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 37 (2.30%) Amazon S3
9 35 (2.18%) AWS Lambda
10 32 (1.99%) Amazon Kinesis
11 29 (1.81%) Amazon EMR
12 26 (1.62%) Amazon SQS
12 26 (1.62%) GitHub
13 24 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
14 19 (1.18%) Office 365
15 17 (1.06%) Google Analytics
16 16 (1.00%) OpenShift
17 14 (0.87%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.67%) HTTP
2 36 (2.24%) TCP/IP
3 35 (2.18%) Internet
4 28 (1.74%) SAN
5 27 (1.68%) Network Security
6 21 (1.31%) NAS
7 14 (0.87%) Firewall
8 13 (0.81%) SSL
9 12 (0.75%) FTP
10 10 (0.62%) AMQP
10 10 (0.62%) DNS
11 9 (0.56%) SMS
12 7 (0.44%) VPN
13 6 (0.37%) SMTP
14 4 (0.25%) SMPP
14 4 (0.25%) SNMP
15 2 (0.12%) Intranet
15 2 (0.12%) MQTT
15 2 (0.12%) OpenLDAP
15 2 (0.12%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,606 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 635 (39.54%) SQL Server
3 405 (25.22%) NoSQL
4 252 (15.69%) Oracle Database
5 224 (13.95%) Big Data
6 205 (12.76%) MySQL
7 190 (11.83%) PostgreSQL
8 189 (11.77%) MongoDB
9 181 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
10 135 (8.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 121 (7.53%) Hadoop
12 99 (6.16%) Oracle Database 11g
13 96 (5.98%) Apache Cassandra
14 92 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 84 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
16 68 (4.23%) DB2
17 66 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 58 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
19 51 (3.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 50 (3.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 196 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 143 (8.90%) Jenkins
2 143 (8.90%) Maven
3 121 (7.53%) Subversion
4 104 (6.48%) JIRA
5 53 (3.30%) JUnit
6 45 (2.80%) Selenium
7 38 (2.37%) Bitbucket
8 37 (2.30%) Eclipse
8 37 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 35 (2.18%) Gradle
10 33 (2.05%) Visual Studio
11 28 (1.74%) TeamCity
12 25 (1.56%) Ant
12 25 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 24 (1.49%) IntelliJ
14 21 (1.31%) Cucumber
15 15 (0.93%) NUnit
16 14 (0.87%) SoapUI
17 12 (0.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 402 (25.03%) Finance
2 183 (11.39%) Banking
3 94 (5.85%) Retail
4 92 (5.73%) Investment Banking
5 88 (5.48%) Financial Institution
6 67 (4.17%) Marketing
7 53 (3.30%) Games
8 38 (2.37%) Electronics
9 31 (1.93%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.81%) Front Office
10 29 (1.81%) Telecoms
11 23 (1.43%) Legal
12 18 (1.12%) Back Office
13 15 (0.93%) Law
14 10 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.56%) Advertising
16 8 (0.50%) Automotive
17 6 (0.37%) Military
18 4 (0.25%) Publishing
19 3 (0.19%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 656 (40.85%) Developer
2 255 (15.88%) Java Developer
3 190 (11.83%) Architect
4 187 (11.64%) DBA
5 185 (11.52%) Analyst
6 135 (8.41%) Senior Developer
7 115 (7.16%) Applications Support
7 115 (7.16%) Support Analyst
8 105 (6.54%) Software Developer
9 99 (6.16%) .NET Developer
10 98 (6.10%) Administrator
11 91 (5.67%) Applications Support Analyst
12 86 (5.35%) C# Developer
13 85 (5.29%) Software Engineer
14 83 (5.17%) Oracle DBA
15 71 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
16 68 (4.23%) SQL DBA
17 59 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
18 56 (3.49%) SQL Developer
18 56 (3.49%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (24.22%) .NET
2 317 (19.74%) HTML
3 293 (18.24%) Spring
4 235 (14.63%) Web Services
5 223 (13.89%) AngularJS
6 220 (13.70%) XML
7 201 (12.52%) CSS
8 173 (10.77%) Hibernate
9 147 (9.15%) RESTful
10 146 (9.09%) Spring Boot
11 141 (8.78%) ASP.NET
12 133 (8.28%) HTML5
13 125 (7.78%) React
14 117 (7.29%) J2EE
15 106 (6.60%) REST
16 105 (6.54%) jQuery
17 104 (6.48%) Java EE
18 93 (5.79%) .NET Framework
19 91 (5.67%) JSON
20 90 (5.60%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 252 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 178 (11.08%) Computer Science
3 145 (9.03%) Fintech
4 89 (5.54%) Enterprise Software
5 77 (4.79%) Algorithms
6 71 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
7 70 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
8 61 (3.80%) Cyberthreat
9 60 (3.74%) Data Structures
10 51 (3.18%) Virtual Team
11 45 (2.80%) Clustering
11 45 (2.80%) Management Information System
12 42 (2.62%) User Experience
13 40 (2.49%) Linux Command Line
14 38 (2.37%) Mobile App
15 29 (1.81%) Analytical Mindset
16 27 (1.68%) Derivative
17 25 (1.56%) Replication
18 16 (1.00%) Reference Data
19 14 (0.87%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 396 (24.66%) Linux
2 294 (18.31%) Unix
3 184 (11.46%) Windows
4 82 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 74 (4.61%) Windows Server
6 19 (1.18%) Solaris
7 16 (1.00%) CentOS
8 14 (0.87%) AIX
8 14 (0.87%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (0.44%) Android
10 7 (0.44%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.19%) Debian
11 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.12%) Tru64
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.062%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.062%) HPUX
13 1 (0.062%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 667 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (18.43%) OO
3 277 (17.25%) Problem-Solving
4 259 (16.13%) Software Engineering
5 232 (14.45%) TDD
6 229 (14.26%) Microservices
7 227 (14.13%) Scrum
8 206 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
9 198 (12.33%) DevOps
10 181 (11.27%) Analytics
11 175 (10.90%) ETL
12 156 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
13 155 (9.65%) MVC
14 152 (9.46%) SDLC
15 129 (8.03%) Test Automation
16 127 (7.91%) Performance Tuning
17 125 (7.78%) ITIL
18 121 (7.53%) Data Modelling
18 121 (7.53%) Mentoring
19 120 (7.47%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 890 (55.42%) SQL
2 759 (47.26%) Java
3 389 (24.22%) JavaScript
4 353 (21.98%) C#
5 323 (20.11%) Python
6 150 (9.34%) PL/SQL
7 141 (8.78%) Shell Script
8 124 (7.72%) PowerShell
9 116 (7.22%) T-SQL
10 113 (7.04%) Java 8
11 87 (5.42%) C++
12 79 (4.92%) Scala
13 74 (4.61%) Bash Shell
14 71 (4.42%) Perl
15 55 (3.42%) C
16 46 (2.86%) PHP
17 39 (2.43%) Korn
18 37 (2.30%) Ruby
19 27 (1.68%) F#
20 26 (1.62%) Go
Qualifications
1 200 (12.45%) Degree
2 51 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (2.93%) Security Cleared
4 40 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (1.87%) MCSA
5 30 (1.87%) MCSE
6 23 (1.43%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
8 14 (0.87%) OCP
9 12 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
10 9 (0.56%) PhD
11 8 (0.50%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.37%) GSEC
12 6 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.25%) MCDBA
13 4 (0.25%) OCA
14 3 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
15 2 (0.12%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.12%) MPhil
15 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.48%) Data Quality
1 72 (4.48%) QA
2 28 (1.74%) SLA
3 20 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.56%) GDPR
7 6 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.25%) PSD2
9 2 (0.12%) HL7
10 1 (0.062%) IFRS
10 1 (0.062%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.062%) MiFID
System Software
1 92 (5.73%) Docker
2 87 (5.42%) Oracle RAC
3 79 (4.92%) Active Directory
4 35 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (1.37%) HDFS
6 17 (1.06%) Apache Flume
7 11 (0.68%) Firmware
8 7 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.37%) KVM
9 6 (0.37%) oVirt
10 5 (0.31%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.19%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.12%) vSphere
12 2 (0.12%) Xen
13 1 (0.062%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 71 (4.42%) Data Guard
2 67 (4.17%) Ansible
3 59 (3.67%) Kubernetes
4 52 (3.24%) Puppet
5 46 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
6 43 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 20 (1.25%) Nagios
9 19 (1.18%) Terraform
10 18 (1.12%) BMC PATROL
10 18 (1.12%) Salt
11 14 (0.87%) Control-M
12 12 (0.75%) Mesos
12 12 (0.75%) Oozie
13 11 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
14 9 (0.56%) Oracle ZFS
15 8 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
15 8 (0.50%) Kibana
16 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
16 7 (0.44%) Rancher
Vendors
1 642 (39.98%) Oracle
2 334 (20.80%) Microsoft
3 114 (7.10%) Sybase
4 91 (5.67%) Google
5 61 (3.80%) Informatica
6 55 (3.42%) Red Hat
7 52 (3.24%) IBM
7 52 (3.24%) SAP
8 41 (2.55%) hybris
8 41 (2.55%) Tableau
9 35 (2.18%) VMware
10 33 (2.05%) AppDynamics
10 33 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
11 28 (1.74%) Atlassian
11 28 (1.74%) Trillium
12 26 (1.62%) Adobe
12 26 (1.62%) BMC
13 22 (1.37%) Citrix
14 19 (1.18%) Teradata
15 17 (1.06%) Splunk