Period
to 24 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Relational Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Relational Database over the 6 months to 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database
UK
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 137 132 111
Rank change year-on-year -5 -21 -2
Permanent jobs citing Relational Database 1,144 3,558 4,851
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.34% 2.61% 2.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.22% 9.60% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,099 2,818 3,981
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Relational Database 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 13,919 37,077 48,760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.51% 27.16% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11,735 30,467 39,767
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Relational Database as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in the UK

Relational Database
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Relational Database.

Salary trend for Relational Database in the UK

Relational Database
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Relational Database over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Relational Database in the UK

Relational Database
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database within the UK over the 6 months to 24 October 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 0 1,055 £52,500 -4.55% 272
UK excluding London +5 673 £47,500 +5.56% 212
London -24 448 £67,500 -3.57% 100
South East +31 208 £50,000 +5.26% 49
Work from Home +42 187 £52,000 -5.45% 65
North of England -6 139 £45,000 - 55
South West +41 108 £47,500 +5.56% 21
Midlands +48 103 £45,000 +5.88% 31
North West 0 74 £45,183 +0.41% 32
East Midlands +79 55 £42,500 - 12
Yorkshire +1 54 £43,000 -4.44% 16
East of England -11 50 £65,000 +18.18% 15
Scotland +6 49 £45,000 +5.88% 26
West Midlands +35 48 £47,500 +11.76% 19
North East +15 11 £52,500 +31.25% 7
Wales +3 11 £47,500 +26.67% 11
Northern Ireland +4 4 £62,500 +25.00% 4
Isle of Man - 2 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, IT jobs citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 512 (44.76%) SQL
2 472 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
3 417 (36.45%) JavaScript
4 336 (29.37%) SQL Server
5 321 (28.06%) AWS
6 308 (26.92%) Java
7 301 (26.31%) Python
8 289 (25.26%) C#
9 280 (24.48%) Finance
10 259 (22.64%) .NET
10 259 (22.64%) RDBMS
11 244 (21.33%) HTML
12 240 (20.98%) DevOps
13 238 (20.80%) Degree
14 230 (20.10%) CSS
15 222 (19.41%) MySQL
16 216 (18.88%) Azure
17 207 (18.09%) Git (software)
18 187 (16.35%) NoSQL
19 186 (16.26%) Microservices
20 184 (16.08%) TDD
21 182 (15.91%) Microsoft
22 177 (15.47%) Software Engineering
23 176 (15.38%) OO
24 167 (14.60%) Data Modelling
25 164 (14.34%) Business Intelligence
25 164 (14.34%) Linux
26 161 (14.07%) Oracle
27 159 (13.90%) Scrum
28 158 (13.81%) PostgreSQL

Relational Database
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 54 (4.72%) Apache Spark
2 41 (3.58%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (2.71%) Apache
4 14 (1.22%) Apache Airflow
5 12 (1.05%) IIS
6 11 (0.96%) CMS
6 11 (0.96%) Confluence
6 11 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 10 (0.87%) Luigi
7 10 (0.87%) OpenStack
8 9 (0.79%) nginx
8 9 (0.79%) SharePoint
8 9 (0.79%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.61%) Drupal
9 7 (0.61%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.61%) WordPress
10 6 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.44%) SAS
11 5 (0.44%) Tornado
Applications
1 29 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.35%) Camtasia
4 4 (0.35%) MadCap Flare
4 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.087%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.44%) Magento
2 5 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.35%) Shopify
4 3 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.17%) FastStats
5 2 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.087%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.087%) Maximo
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.087%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.087%) Primavera
6 1 (0.087%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.087%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 321 (28.06%) AWS
2 216 (18.88%) Azure
3 68 (5.94%) Power Platform
4 59 (5.16%) GCP
5 47 (4.11%) SaaS
6 41 (3.58%) Cloud Computing
7 38 (3.32%) Serverless
8 36 (3.15%) GitHub
9 23 (2.01%) Amazon S3
10 22 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
10 22 (1.92%) IaaS
10 22 (1.92%) OpenShift
11 20 (1.75%) Amazon ECS
11 20 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
12 19 (1.66%) PaaS
13 15 (1.31%) npm
14 12 (1.05%) Amazon EMR
14 12 (1.05%) Amazon Kinesis
15 11 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
16 10 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.80%) HTTP
2 19 (1.66%) Internet
3 14 (1.22%) Firewall
3 14 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.14%) AMQP
5 12 (1.05%) Network Security
5 12 (1.05%) SAN
6 11 (0.96%) DNS
7 9 (0.79%) DHCP
8 8 (0.70%) Kerberos
8 8 (0.70%) SNMP
8 8 (0.70%) VoIP
8 8 (0.70%) VPN
9 7 (0.61%) 5G
10 6 (0.52%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.35%) IPv6
11 4 (0.35%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.26%) NAS
12 3 (0.26%) Skype
12 3 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (29.37%) SQL Server
2 259 (22.64%) RDBMS
3 222 (19.41%) MySQL
4 187 (16.35%) NoSQL
5 158 (13.81%) PostgreSQL
6 104 (9.09%) Big Data
7 95 (8.30%) Data Warehouse
8 87 (7.60%) MongoDB
9 68 (5.94%) Power BI
10 61 (5.33%) Redis
10 61 (5.33%) Tableau
11 59 (5.16%) Hadoop
12 54 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 49 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 47 (4.11%) Amazon Redshift
14 47 (4.11%) Oracle Database
15 42 (3.67%) Data Lake
16 33 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
17 28 (2.45%) Snowflake Schema
18 26 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 207 (18.09%) Git (software)
2 77 (6.73%) Jenkins
3 40 (3.50%) Selenium
4 38 (3.32%) JIRA
5 34 (2.97%) JUnit
6 29 (2.53%) Maven
7 25 (2.19%) RSpec
8 23 (2.01%) Subversion
9 20 (1.75%) Visual Studio
10 18 (1.57%) Bitbucket
10 18 (1.57%) webpack
11 17 (1.49%) Gradle
12 15 (1.31%) Mocha
12 15 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (1.14%) Capybara
13 13 (1.14%) CircleCI
13 13 (1.14%) minitest
14 12 (1.05%) TeamCity
15 11 (0.96%) Mockito
16 10 (0.87%) Cypress.io
General
1 280 (24.48%) Finance
2 53 (4.63%) Banking
3 48 (4.20%) Marketing
4 34 (2.97%) Public Sector
5 33 (2.88%) Retail
6 20 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 20 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.66%) Games
8 18 (1.57%) Publishing
9 15 (1.31%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.31%) Front Office
9 15 (1.31%) Legal
10 11 (0.96%) Advertising
11 8 (0.70%) Automotive
11 8 (0.70%) Back Office
12 6 (0.52%) Electronics
12 6 (0.52%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.35%) French Language
14 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.087%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 625 (54.63%) Developer
2 132 (11.54%) Senior Developer
3 119 (10.40%) Java Developer
4 109 (9.53%) C# Developer
5 98 (8.57%) .NET Developer
6 77 (6.73%) Software Engineer
7 76 (6.64%) Analyst
8 75 (6.56%) Data Engineer
8 75 (6.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 67 (5.86%) Python Developer
10 65 (5.68%) Architect
11 63 (5.51%) PHP Developer
12 62 (5.42%) C# .NET Developer
13 60 (5.24%) DBA
14 52 (4.55%) Software Developer
15 43 (3.76%) Administrator
15 43 (3.76%) Agile Developer
16 42 (3.67%) Python Engineer
17 40 (3.50%) JavaScript Developer
18 37 (3.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (22.64%) .NET
2 244 (21.33%) HTML
3 230 (20.10%) CSS
4 152 (13.29%) Node.js
5 146 (12.76%) RESTful
6 130 (11.36%) AngularJS
7 120 (10.49%) Spring
8 110 (9.62%) ASP.NET
9 99 (8.65%) REST
10 92 (8.04%) React
11 85 (7.43%) .NET Framework
12 84 (7.34%) .NET Core
13 81 (7.08%) jQuery
14 78 (6.82%) Web Services
15 72 (6.29%) HTML5
16 70 (6.12%) Kafka
17 68 (5.94%) Vue.js
18 65 (5.68%) JSON
19 62 (5.42%) Entity Framework
20 61 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 146 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (7.78%) User Experience
3 72 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
4 52 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 43 (3.76%) Algorithms
6 36 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
8 31 (2.71%) Mobile App
9 29 (2.53%) Cloud Native
9 29 (2.53%) Virtual Team
10 27 (2.36%) Management Information System
11 21 (1.84%) Data Centre
12 20 (1.75%) N-Tier
13 18 (1.57%) Fixed Income
14 15 (1.31%) Equities
14 15 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
14 15 (1.31%) Private Cloud
15 14 (1.22%) Client/Server
15 14 (1.22%) Clustering
16 13 (1.14%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 164 (14.34%) Linux
2 91 (7.95%) Windows
3 56 (4.90%) Unix
4 25 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 17 (1.49%) CentOS
5 17 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (0.96%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (0.87%) Solaris
8 9 (0.79%) Mac OS
9 8 (0.70%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.61%) Amazon Linux
11 5 (0.44%) HPUX
11 5 (0.44%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.44%) VMS
11 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.26%) Debian
12 3 (0.26%) SUSE
12 3 (0.26%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.17%) Android
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (20.98%) DevOps
3 186 (16.26%) Microservices
4 184 (16.08%) TDD
5 177 (15.47%) Software Engineering
6 176 (15.38%) OO
7 167 (14.60%) Data Modelling
8 164 (14.34%) Business Intelligence
9 159 (13.90%) Scrum
10 156 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
11 153 (13.37%) Analytics
12 137 (11.98%) Computer Science
13 125 (10.93%) Test Automation
14 123 (10.75%) MVC
15 111 (9.70%) ETL
16 106 (9.27%) Mentoring
17 104 (9.09%) SDLC
18 102 (8.92%) Web Development
19 100 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
20 99 (8.65%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 512 (44.76%) SQL
2 417 (36.45%) JavaScript
3 308 (26.92%) Java
4 301 (26.31%) Python
5 289 (25.26%) C#
6 107 (9.35%) PHP
7 72 (6.29%) C++
8 71 (6.21%) TypeScript
9 69 (6.03%) Scala
10 55 (4.81%) T-SQL
11 42 (3.67%) Java 8
12 37 (3.23%) Go
13 33 (2.88%) R
14 32 (2.80%) Ruby
14 32 (2.80%) Shell Script
15 25 (2.19%) C
16 19 (1.66%) PowerShell
17 15 (1.31%) Bash Shell
18 14 (1.22%) Perl
19 13 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 238 (20.80%) Degree
2 67 (5.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 63 (5.51%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (1.22%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.14%) HND
6 13 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.70%) PhD
8 7 (0.61%) CCNA
8 7 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.61%) HNC
8 7 (0.61%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.52%) AWS Certification
9 6 (0.52%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.52%) MCP
9 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 6 (0.52%) SSCP
10 5 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.35%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.26%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (8.65%) QA
2 43 (3.76%) Data Quality
3 34 (2.97%) GDPR
4 9 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.35%) IFRS
7 4 (0.35%) SLA
8 3 (0.26%) NIST
9 2 (0.17%) NCSC
9 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.17%) PMO
10 1 (0.087%) COBIT
10 1 (0.087%) COSO
10 1 (0.087%) MiFID
System Software
1 148 (12.94%) Docker
2 15 (1.31%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.31%) HDFS
3 14 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.35%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.17%) vSphere
7 1 (0.087%) BIND 9
7 1 (0.087%) Ceph
7 1 (0.087%) Gluster
7 1 (0.087%) LXC
7 1 (0.087%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.087%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.087%) zsh
Systems Management
1 82 (7.17%) Kubernetes
2 61 (5.33%) Ansible
3 40 (3.50%) Terraform
4 19 (1.66%) Puppet
5 17 (1.49%) Hadoop YARN
6 16 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (0.70%) NetBackup
8 8 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (0.70%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.44%) Data Guard
9 5 (0.44%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.35%) Grafana
10 4 (0.35%) Nagios
11 3 (0.26%) Oozie
12 2 (0.17%) Control-M
12 2 (0.17%) Istio
12 2 (0.17%) linkerd
12 2 (0.17%) Rancher
12 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 182 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 161 (14.07%) Oracle
3 45 (3.93%) Red Hat
4 43 (3.76%) Google
5 37 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (1.57%) Talend
7 17 (1.49%) SAP
7 17 (1.49%) Zend
8 15 (1.31%) VMware
9 14 (1.22%) Sybase
10 13 (1.14%) IBM
11 12 (1.05%) Databricks
12 11 (0.96%) Cisco
13 10 (0.87%) Ceridian
13 10 (0.87%) Cloudera
13 10 (0.87%) Cognos
14 9 (0.79%) Ab Initio
14 9 (0.79%) Atlassian
14 9 (0.79%) Splunk
14 9 (0.79%) Teradata