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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 277 260
Rank change year-on-year -3 -17  
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 1015 1138 1400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.15% 1.16% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.74% 3.86% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 724 840 1124
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  

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 27153 29477 36170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.87% 29.94% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22889 25115 30547
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 June 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 June 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 -21 849 £52,500 +5.00% 119
London -3 418 £60,500 -3.20% 60
Scotland +27 131 £50,000 +21.21% 9
South East -3 119 £52,500 +5.00% 16
East of England +51 97 £50,000 +9.28% 8
Glasgow +7 86 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South West -42 67 £40,000 -5.88% 8
North West -37 63 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Manchester -1 57 £37,500 -21.87% 11
Essex +27 47 £50,000 -16.66% 2
City of London +25 45 £62,500 +13.63% 9
Edinburgh +31 44 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Yorkshire +4 44 £65,000 +52.94% 3
West Yorkshire +24 43 £67,500 +68.75% 3
Leeds +32 32 £70,000 +55.55% 2
Hampshire +3 30 £57,000 +14.00% 4
Colchester +28 29 £47,500 +5.55%
Hertfordshire +21 28 £47,000 +44.61% 2
Bristol -12 28 £37,500 -11.76% 3
West Sussex +18 26 £40,000 -20.00% 1
East Midlands +14 25 £50,000 +5.26% 4
West Midlands -25 25 £50,125 +11.38% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 24 £47,000 -6.00% 1
County Antrim +11 20 £100,000 +122.22%
Northern Ireland +11 20 £100,000 +122.22%
Worthing -14 20 - - 1
Belfast +10 19 £100,000 +122.22%
Surrey +19 18 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Bedfordshire +33 15 £50,000 +16.27% 2
Milton Keynes +8 15 £57,500 +15.00% 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1900 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1016 (53.47%) SQL
3 865 (45.53%) Java
4 772 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
5 718 (37.79%) SQL Server
6 702 (36.95%) Oracle
7 461 (24.26%) Linux
8 437 (23.00%) JavaScript
9 422 (22.21%) Degree
10 410 (21.58%) Finance
11 397 (20.89%) NoSQL
12 371 (19.53%) TDD
13 368 (19.37%) MySQL
14 351 (18.47%) Spring
15 343 (18.05%) Scrum
16 320 (16.84%) .NET
17 313 (16.47%) HTML
18 311 (16.37%) C#
19 310 (16.32%) Microsoft
20 307 (16.16%) Python
21 303 (15.95%) Business Intelligence
22 280 (14.74%) XML
23 273 (14.37%) ETL
24 270 (14.21%) CSS
25 268 (14.11%) Oracle Database
26 267 (14.05%) Web Services
27 264 (13.89%) Unix
28 260 (13.68%) OO
29 255 (13.42%) Software Engineering
29 255 (13.42%) 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
1 127 (6.68%) Apache Spark
2 115 (6.05%) Tomcat
3 103 (5.42%) Apache
4 99 (5.21%) JBoss
4 99 (5.21%) WebSphere
5 78 (4.11%) WebLogic
6 77 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
7 52 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 43 (2.26%) SharePoint
9 41 (2.16%) Apache Pig
10 36 (1.89%) CMS
11 35 (1.84%) IIS
12 33 (1.74%) Apache Solr
13 32 (1.68%) SAS
14 26 (1.37%) GlassFish
15 25 (1.32%) Jetty
16 22 (1.16%) CoreMedia CMS
17 19 (1.00%) Confluence
18 17 (0.89%) OpenStack
19 15 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 28 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.21%) SPSS
4 16 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.21%) Weka
7 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.16%) S-PLUS
7 3 (0.16%) Stata
8 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.053%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 39 (2.05%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (1.74%) Eloqua
3 29 (1.53%) Adobe Campaign
4 27 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
5 18 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
7 5 (0.26%) Temenos T24
7 5 (0.26%) Unica
8 4 (0.21%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.16%) Infor M3
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.16%) Pega PRPC
9 3 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 2 (0.11%) MetaTrader
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 165 (8.68%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (2.58%) SaaS
4 44 (2.32%) GitHub
5 23 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (1.00%) PaaS
7 17 (0.89%) IaaS
8 14 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
9 11 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.37%) Taleo
11 5 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.26%) Silverpop
12 4 (0.21%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 4 (0.21%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 4 (0.21%) Responsys
13 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.89%) Internet
2 48 (2.53%) HTTP
3 42 (2.21%) TCP/IP
4 27 (1.42%) DNS
5 20 (1.05%) SSL
6 19 (1.00%) Ethernet
6 19 (1.00%) RS-232
7 15 (0.79%) Firewall
7 15 (0.79%) LDAP
7 15 (0.79%) SSH
8 11 (0.58%) SAN
9 7 (0.37%) Broadband
9 7 (0.37%) FTP
10 5 (0.26%) DHCP
11 4 (0.21%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.21%) SNMP
12 3 (0.16%) Network Security
12 3 (0.16%) SMTP
13 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1900 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 718 (37.79%) SQL Server
3 397 (20.89%) NoSQL
4 368 (19.37%) MySQL
5 268 (14.11%) Oracle Database
6 236 (12.42%) Big Data
7 230 (12.11%) PostgreSQL
8 225 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
9 213 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 194 (10.21%) Hadoop
11 181 (9.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 157 (8.26%) MongoDB
13 137 (7.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 108 (5.68%) Oracle Database 11g
15 78 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
15 78 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 73 (3.84%) Apache Hive
17 69 (3.63%) Oracle Database 12c
18 68 (3.58%) Oracle Database 10g
19 62 (3.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 255 (13.42%) Git (software)
2 125 (6.58%) Maven
3 118 (6.21%) Jenkins
4 99 (5.21%) Subversion
5 85 (4.47%) JUnit
6 72 (3.79%) Visual Studio
7 64 (3.37%) Ant
8 57 (3.00%) JIRA
9 45 (2.37%) Gradle
9 45 (2.37%) Talend Open Studio
10 40 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 39 (2.05%) Selenium
12 34 (1.79%) Cucumber
13 27 (1.42%) TeamCity
14 26 (1.37%) ERwin
15 23 (1.21%) Eclipse
16 21 (1.11%) Mockito
16 21 (1.11%) NUnit
17 20 (1.05%) NuGet
18 19 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 410 (21.58%) Finance
2 154 (8.11%) Banking
3 142 (7.47%) Retail
4 125 (6.58%) Marketing
5 87 (4.58%) Games
6 63 (3.32%) Legal
7 61 (3.21%) Telecoms
8 48 (2.53%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.84%) Electronics
10 32 (1.68%) Front Office
11 30 (1.58%) Advertising
12 24 (1.26%) Online Betting
13 18 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (0.95%) Publishing
14 17 (0.89%) Automotive
15 16 (0.84%) Law
16 15 (0.79%) Back Office
17 13 (0.68%) Investment Banking
17 13 (0.68%) Military
18 7 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 968 (50.95%) Developer
2 439 (23.11%) Java Developer
3 215 (11.32%) Architect
3 215 (11.32%) Senior Developer
4 201 (10.58%) DBA
5 144 (7.58%) .NET Developer
6 136 (7.16%) Senior Java Developer
7 125 (6.58%) C# Developer
8 110 (5.79%) SQL Developer
9 95 (5.00%) SQL DBA
10 92 (4.84%) Software Developer
11 91 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
11 91 (4.79%) Data Architect
12 85 (4.47%) Oracle Developer
13 84 (4.42%) Analyst
14 83 (4.37%) Oracle DBA
15 81 (4.26%) Administrator
16 77 (4.05%) Software Engineer
17 68 (3.58%) Lead Developer
18 60 (3.16%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (18.47%) Spring
2 320 (16.84%) .NET
3 313 (16.47%) HTML
4 280 (14.74%) XML
5 270 (14.21%) CSS
6 267 (14.05%) Web Services
7 213 (11.21%) Hibernate
8 208 (10.95%) REST
9 166 (8.74%) J2EE
10 149 (7.84%) AngularJS
11 148 (7.79%) ASP.NET
12 144 (7.58%) SOAP
13 128 (6.74%) Java EE
14 126 (6.63%) RESTful
15 123 (6.47%) HTML5
16 122 (6.42%) JMS
17 106 (5.58%) JSON
18 104 (5.47%) jQuery
19 90 (4.74%) .NET Framework
19 90 (4.74%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 230 (12.11%) Computer Science
2 185 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 70 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
5 69 (3.63%) Data Structures
5 69 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
6 56 (2.95%) User Experience
7 54 (2.84%) N-Tier
7 54 (2.84%) Replication
8 49 (2.58%) Algorithms
9 41 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 40 (2.11%) Online Games
11 38 (2.00%) Derivative
12 30 (1.58%) Clustering
13 27 (1.42%) Fintech
14 24 (1.26%) Mobile App
15 21 (1.11%) Data Centre
15 21 (1.11%) PKI
16 19 (1.00%) iPad
16 19 (1.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 461 (24.26%) Linux
2 264 (13.89%) Unix
3 231 (12.16%) Windows
4 75 (3.95%) Windows Server
5 39 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (1.63%) Mac OS X
7 19 (1.00%) Android
8 18 (0.95%) Solaris
9 17 (0.89%) Apple iOS
9 17 (0.89%) Mac OS
9 17 (0.89%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 13 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.26%) CentOS
13 3 (0.16%) AIX
13 3 (0.16%) VMS
13 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.16%) zOS
14 2 (0.11%) VyOS
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 772 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 371 (19.53%) TDD
3 343 (18.05%) Scrum
4 303 (15.95%) Business Intelligence
5 273 (14.37%) ETL
6 260 (13.68%) OO
7 255 (13.42%) Software Engineering
8 222 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
9 207 (10.89%) SOA
10 202 (10.63%) Analytics
10 202 (10.63%) MVC
11 194 (10.21%) SDLC
12 169 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
13 167 (8.79%) Data Modelling
14 158 (8.32%) Open Source
15 150 (7.89%) Test Automation
16 149 (7.84%) DevOps
17 139 (7.32%) Kanban
18 132 (6.95%) E-Commerce
19 131 (6.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1016 (53.47%) SQL
2 865 (45.53%) Java
3 437 (23.00%) JavaScript
4 311 (16.37%) C#
5 307 (16.16%) Python
6 237 (12.47%) PL/SQL
7 194 (10.21%) T-SQL
8 127 (6.68%) Scala
9 118 (6.21%) PHP
10 112 (5.89%) Perl
11 106 (5.58%) C++
12 94 (4.95%) Shell Script
13 88 (4.63%) Ruby
14 83 (4.37%) C
15 58 (3.05%) Bash Shell
15 58 (3.05%) PowerShell
16 46 (2.42%) R
17 31 (1.63%) VB
18 23 (1.21%) XAML
19 20 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 422 (22.21%) Degree
2 101 (5.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 77 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 47 (2.47%) Master's Degree
5 38 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 30 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (1.53%) Numerate Degree
8 24 (1.26%) Oracle Certification
9 22 (1.16%) OCP
10 19 (1.00%) MCITP
11 17 (0.89%) MySQL Certification
12 16 (0.84%) DV Cleared
13 15 (0.79%) PhD
14 13 (0.68%) MCTS
15 12 (0.63%) ISEB
16 8 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
17 6 (0.32%) CISSP
17 6 (0.32%) OCA
17 6 (0.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (4.58%) QA
2 63 (3.32%) PCI DSS
3 62 (3.26%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.89%) SLA
5 15 (0.79%) GDPR
6 12 (0.63%) MiFID
7 7 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.37%) WAI
8 6 (0.32%) PMO
9 4 (0.21%) GAAP
9 4 (0.21%) SEPA
10 2 (0.11%) IFRS
10 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.053%) Basel III
11 1 (0.053%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.053%) EMIR
11 1 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 64 (3.37%) Oracle RAC
2 54 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 47 (2.47%) Docker
4 46 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.89%) Apache Flume
7 16 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (0.79%) HDFS
9 8 (0.42%) XenServer
10 7 (0.37%) iptables
10 7 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.11%) vSphere
13 1 (0.053%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.053%) Firmware
13 1 (0.053%) KVM
13 1 (0.053%) NFS
13 1 (0.053%) Varnish
13 1 (0.053%) Xen
Systems Management
1 94 (4.95%) Puppet
2 62 (3.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 60 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (2.89%) Data Guard
5 40 (2.11%) Ansible
6 28 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 17 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 15 (0.79%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 14 (0.74%) Control-M
9 14 (0.74%) Kibana
10 11 (0.58%) Salt
11 10 (0.53%) Tivoli
11 10 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 8 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
13 7 (0.37%) Oozie
14 6 (0.32%) Nagios
15 5 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 5 (0.26%) Grafana
15 5 (0.26%) MOM
16 4 (0.21%) StatsD
Vendors
1 702 (36.95%) Oracle
2 310 (16.32%) Microsoft
3 74 (3.89%) VMware
4 69 (3.63%) IBM
5 61 (3.21%) Informatica
6 60 (3.16%) SAP
7 56 (2.95%) Tableau
8 54 (2.84%) Sybase
9 53 (2.79%) Teradata
10 45 (2.37%) Talend
11 36 (1.89%) Adobe
12 34 (1.79%) Cognizant
13 33 (1.74%) Red Hat
14 29 (1.53%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
15 28 (1.47%) TIBCO
16 27 (1.42%) Google
17 26 (1.37%) Netezza
18 21 (1.11%) Cognos
18 21 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
19 20 (1.05%) hybris
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