Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 130 121 127
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 -26
Permanent jobs citing Relational Database 3,234 4,253 4,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.57% 2.82% 2.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.59% 9.84% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,404 3,400 3,390
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 33,725 43,240 52,663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.84% 28.63% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 27,683 35,551 43,785
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.25% +2.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in the UK

Relational Database
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Relational Database.

Salary trend for Relational Database in the UK

Relational Database
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Relational Database in the UK

Relational Database
Top 16 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 28 January 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 -13 2,955 £55,715 +6.12% 623
UK excluding London -14 1,754 £47,500 +5.56% 468
London -2 1,430 £70,000 +12.00% 238
South East -22 526 £50,000 -4.76% 99
North of England +4 382 £47,500 +5.56% 139
East of England +33 226 £55,000 +15.79% 40
Midlands -13 208 £45,000 +5.88% 65
North West +3 196 £47,500 +5.56% 85
South West -14 184 £42,500 -5.56% 42
Scotland -20 169 £47,500 +5.56% 48
Yorkshire +12 154 £47,500 +5.56% 42
West Midlands -9 153 £45,000 +5.88% 42
East Midlands -19 52 £45,000 +12.50% 23
Wales +6 43 £41,905 +11.75% 31
North East +21 32 £37,500 +4.17% 12
Northern Ireland +5 19 £47,500 +90.00% 4

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1,704 (52.69%) SQL
2 1,218 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
3 1,105 (34.17%) SQL Server
4 1,041 (32.19%) Java
5 1,005 (31.08%) RDBMS
6 774 (23.93%) Oracle
7 759 (23.47%) C#
8 752 (23.25%) JavaScript
9 717 (22.17%) AWS
10 682 (21.09%) Python
11 677 (20.93%) .NET
12 665 (20.56%) Finance
13 652 (20.16%) Software Engineering
14 603 (18.65%) Microsoft
15 593 (18.34%) Azure
16 579 (17.90%) MySQL
17 571 (17.66%) HTML
18 531 (16.42%) Degree
19 483 (14.94%) Scrum
20 477 (14.75%) CSS
21 472 (14.59%) PostgreSQL
22 468 (14.47%) OO
23 466 (14.41%) DevOps
24 457 (14.13%) Linux
25 456 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
26 433 (13.39%) Git (software)
27 427 (13.20%) Microservices
28 392 (12.12%) Docker
29 389 (12.03%) Computer Science
30 383 (11.84%) Spring

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
1 168 (5.19%) Apache Spark
2 95 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 69 (2.13%) IIS
4 61 (1.89%) Apache
5 59 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 56 (1.73%) JBoss
7 53 (1.64%) SharePoint
7 53 (1.64%) WebSphere
8 51 (1.58%) Confluence
9 45 (1.39%) CMS
10 34 (1.05%) SAS
11 29 (0.90%) Apache Airflow
12 27 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 25 (0.77%) Luigi
14 24 (0.74%) Apache Solr
15 23 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
16 20 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 19 (0.59%) OpenStack
17 19 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
17 19 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 174 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.15%) Camtasia
5 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.15%) SPSS
6 3 (0.093%) CATIA
6 3 (0.093%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.031%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.031%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 56 (1.73%) Magento
2 26 (0.80%) WebTrends
3 23 (0.71%) SDL Web 8
4 19 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (0.53%) SAP Hybris
6 14 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
7 13 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
8 11 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
9 10 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
9 10 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
10 9 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
11 8 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
12 7 (0.22%) PolarLake
13 6 (0.19%) OPENHousing
14 5 (0.15%) NetSuite
14 5 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
15 4 (0.12%) OpenText VIM for SAP
16 3 (0.093%) BusinessWorks
16 3 (0.093%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 3 (0.093%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 717 (22.17%) AWS
2 593 (18.34%) Azure
3 202 (6.25%) GCP
4 164 (5.07%) SaaS
5 109 (3.37%) GitHub
6 108 (3.34%) Power Platform
7 94 (2.91%) Serverless
8 69 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
9 55 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
9 55 (1.70%) Amazon S3
10 52 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
11 43 (1.33%) IaaS
11 43 (1.33%) PaaS
12 35 (1.08%) Amazon Kinesis
13 34 (1.05%) OpenShift
14 31 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
15 28 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
16 26 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
16 26 (0.80%) npm
17 25 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 82 (2.54%) Internet
2 69 (2.13%) HTTP
3 56 (1.73%) TCP/IP
4 24 (0.74%) Firewall
4 24 (0.74%) VPN
5 20 (0.62%) SAN
6 19 (0.59%) NAS
7 14 (0.43%) DNS
8 11 (0.34%) SSL
9 9 (0.28%) ZigBee
10 8 (0.25%) MQTT
11 7 (0.22%) Network Security
12 6 (0.19%) DHCP
12 6 (0.19%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.19%) PBX
12 6 (0.19%) SMS
12 6 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.15%) Intranet
14 4 (0.12%) ATM
14 4 (0.12%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,105 (34.17%) SQL Server
2 1,005 (31.08%) RDBMS
3 579 (17.90%) MySQL
4 472 (14.59%) PostgreSQL
5 326 (10.08%) Data Warehouse
6 318 (9.83%) NoSQL
7 282 (8.72%) Big Data
8 209 (6.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 177 (5.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 173 (5.35%) Hadoop
11 170 (5.26%) MongoDB
12 149 (4.61%) Oracle Database
13 108 (3.34%) Power BI
14 86 (2.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 86 (2.66%) Amazon Redshift
15 79 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 74 (2.29%) Amazon Aurora
17 72 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
18 71 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
19 70 (2.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 433 (13.39%) Git (software)
2 256 (7.92%) Jenkins
3 177 (5.47%) JIRA
4 122 (3.77%) Maven
5 96 (2.97%) JUnit
6 89 (2.75%) Visual Studio
7 86 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 84 (2.60%) Selenium
9 83 (2.57%) TeamCity
10 73 (2.26%) Subversion
11 50 (1.55%) webpack
12 49 (1.52%) Cucumber
13 39 (1.21%) CircleCI
14 38 (1.18%) Ant
15 37 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
16 35 (1.08%) Gradle
17 32 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
18 30 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
18 30 (0.93%) SonarQube
19 26 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 665 (20.56%) Finance
2 161 (4.98%) Banking
3 154 (4.76%) Retail
4 93 (2.88%) Marketing
5 62 (1.92%) Public Sector
6 53 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 50 (1.55%) Automotive
8 49 (1.52%) Games
9 48 (1.48%) Telecoms
10 41 (1.27%) Legal
11 31 (0.96%) Advertising
11 31 (0.96%) Front Office
12 30 (0.93%) Law
13 27 (0.83%) French Language
13 27 (0.83%) German Language
14 24 (0.74%) Financial Institution
15 19 (0.59%) Back Office
15 19 (0.59%) Billing
16 16 (0.49%) Investment Banking
17 15 (0.46%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1,514 (46.82%) Developer
2 456 (14.10%) Java Developer
3 348 (10.76%) Senior Developer
4 284 (8.78%) Software Engineer
5 276 (8.53%) Analyst
6 269 (8.32%) C# Developer
7 262 (8.10%) Software Developer
8 238 (7.36%) Architect
9 237 (7.33%) .NET Developer
10 180 (5.57%) DBA
11 163 (5.04%) Data Engineer
12 142 (4.39%) Junior
13 136 (4.21%) Consultant
14 128 (3.96%) Python Developer
15 121 (3.74%) Full Stack Developer
16 116 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
17 113 (3.49%) Administrator
18 111 (3.43%) Data Architect
18 111 (3.43%) Junior Developer
19 103 (3.18%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 677 (20.93%) .NET
2 571 (17.66%) HTML
3 477 (14.75%) CSS
4 383 (11.84%) Spring
5 382 (11.81%) AngularJS
6 330 (10.20%) Web Services
7 317 (9.80%) RESTful
8 311 (9.62%) ASP.NET
9 281 (8.69%) XML
10 258 (7.98%) .NET Framework
11 248 (7.67%) REST
12 242 (7.48%) React
13 237 (7.33%) Node.js
14 228 (7.05%) jQuery
15 217 (6.71%) JSON
16 201 (6.22%) HTML5
17 150 (4.64%) CSS3
18 148 (4.58%) SOAP
18 148 (4.58%) Spring Boot
19 146 (4.51%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 375 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 195 (6.03%) Self-Motivation
3 188 (5.81%) User Experience
4 169 (5.23%) Data Structures
5 145 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
6 136 (4.21%) Algorithms
7 120 (3.71%) Management Information System
8 112 (3.46%) Mobile App
9 79 (2.44%) Derivative
10 68 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
11 61 (1.89%) Pricing Data
12 59 (1.82%) Hedge funds
12 59 (1.82%) Replication
13 50 (1.55%) Virtual Team
14 42 (1.30%) Clustering
15 38 (1.18%) Client/Server
16 35 (1.08%) Public Cloud
17 34 (1.05%) Cloud Native
18 33 (1.02%) Driving Licence
18 33 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 457 (14.13%) Linux
2 286 (8.84%) Windows
3 243 (7.51%) Unix
4 97 (3.00%) Windows Server
5 49 (1.52%) Android
6 34 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 28 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.62%) CentOS
9 18 (0.56%) Solaris
10 17 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
11 14 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (0.40%) Ubuntu
13 12 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
14 11 (0.34%) AIX
15 7 (0.22%) HPUX
15 7 (0.22%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.19%) VMS
17 5 (0.15%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (0.12%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,218 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
2 652 (20.16%) Software Engineering
3 483 (14.94%) Scrum
4 468 (14.47%) OO
5 466 (14.41%) DevOps
6 456 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
7 427 (13.20%) Microservices
8 389 (12.03%) Computer Science
9 375 (11.60%) ETL
10 350 (10.82%) Analytics
11 346 (10.70%) TDD
12 338 (10.45%) MVC
13 310 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
14 295 (9.12%) Data Modelling
15 289 (8.94%) Test Automation
16 264 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
17 262 (8.10%) Mentoring
18 246 (7.61%) Data Science
18 246 (7.61%) Fintech
19 240 (7.42%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,704 (52.69%) SQL
2 1,041 (32.19%) Java
3 759 (23.47%) C#
4 752 (23.25%) JavaScript
5 682 (21.09%) Python
6 268 (8.29%) T-SQL
7 238 (7.36%) PHP
8 191 (5.91%) C++
9 161 (4.98%) Scala
10 147 (4.55%) VB.NET
11 141 (4.36%) R
12 137 (4.24%) PL/SQL
13 124 (3.83%) Java 8
14 108 (3.34%) TypeScript
15 107 (3.31%) C
16 106 (3.28%) PowerShell
17 89 (2.75%) Bash Shell
18 81 (2.50%) Ruby
19 74 (2.29%) Shell Script
20 65 (2.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 531 (16.42%) Degree
2 168 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 74 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 63 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 42 (1.30%) PhD
7 35 (1.08%) Master's Degree
8 28 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
9 16 (0.49%) DV Cleared
10 15 (0.46%) HND
11 14 (0.43%) MBA
11 14 (0.43%) MCP
11 14 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
12 13 (0.40%) MCAD
12 13 (0.40%) MCPD
12 13 (0.40%) MCTS
13 11 (0.34%) ISTQB
13 11 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (0.25%) AWS Certification
15 6 (0.19%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (7.33%) QA
2 117 (3.62%) Data Quality
3 63 (1.95%) GDPR
4 47 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (1.05%) SLA
6 31 (0.96%) DICOM
7 12 (0.37%) PMO
8 8 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 8 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.19%) HL7
9 6 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.093%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.093%) CDISC
12 2 (0.062%) EMIR
12 2 (0.062%) MiFID
12 2 (0.062%) PSD2
13 1 (0.031%) COBIT
13 1 (0.031%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.031%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 392 (12.12%) Docker
2 68 (2.10%) Active Directory
3 53 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
5 17 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.40%) HDFS
7 12 (0.37%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.22%) KVM
9 6 (0.19%) GridGain
9 6 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.15%) Firmware
11 4 (0.12%) IAG
11 4 (0.12%) vCloud
11 4 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.12%) vSphere
11 4 (0.12%) Xen
12 2 (0.062%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.062%) Oracle Clusterware
12 2 (0.062%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 250 (7.73%) Kubernetes
2 95 (2.94%) Ansible
3 83 (2.57%) Puppet
4 82 (2.54%) Terraform
5 70 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (0.87%) Grafana
6 28 (0.87%) Kibana
7 27 (0.83%) Prometheus
8 23 (0.71%) Oozie
9 20 (0.62%) Data Guard
10 19 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
11 17 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 16 (0.49%) Istio
12 16 (0.49%) linkerd
13 9 (0.28%) Nagios
13 9 (0.28%) Rancher
13 9 (0.28%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
14 8 (0.25%) Packer
15 6 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 774 (23.93%) Oracle
2 603 (18.65%) Microsoft
3 162 (5.01%) Google
4 111 (3.43%) Sybase
5 103 (3.18%) Tableau
6 73 (2.26%) IBM
7 68 (2.10%) VMware
8 61 (1.89%) WorldPay
9 56 (1.73%) SAP
10 53 (1.64%) Adobe
11 50 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
12 49 (1.52%) Red Hat
13 38 (1.18%) Xamarin
14 35 (1.08%) RedGate
15 32 (0.99%) Atlassian
16 31 (0.96%) Zend
17 30 (0.93%) Cloudera
18 26 (0.80%) hybris
18 26 (0.80%) Teradata
19 25 (0.77%) Interwoven