The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VLDB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VLDB over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Very Large Database (VLDB)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 884 943
Rank change year-on-year +28 +59  
Permanent jobs citing VLDB 16 40 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.041% 0.025%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.059% 0.14% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 11 38 27
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £37,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +22.22%  

VLDB 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 27194 29052 36094
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.87% 29.93% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22923 24759 30469
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%  

VLDB
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VLDB in the UK

VLDB
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VLDB in the UK

VLDB
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VLDB over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VLDB in the UK

VLDB
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLDB within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +29 16 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £48,500 -
East of England - 7 £48,500 -
Peterborough - 7 £48,500 -
South East - 5 £60,000 -
London +11 4 £71,250 +14.00%
Canary Wharf - 4 £71,250 -
Surrey - 4 £60,000 -
Redhill - 4 £60,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £59,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £59,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing VLDB 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 VLDB.

1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 20 (74.07%) High Availability
3 17 (62.96%) T-SQL
3 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
4 14 (51.85%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (48.15%) Oracle
6 10 (37.04%) Unix
6 10 (37.04%) Linux
6 10 (37.04%) OLTP
6 10 (37.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
7 7 (25.93%) ETL
8 6 (22.22%) Veritas
8 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 6 (22.22%) SAN
8 6 (22.22%) NetBackup
8 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (18.52%) GlusterFS
9 5 (18.52%) EMC VMAX
9 5 (18.52%) Oracle ZFS
9 5 (18.52%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (18.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (18.52%) Brocade
9 5 (18.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 5 (18.52%) StorageTek
9 5 (18.52%) Sun
9 5 (18.52%) EMC
9 5 (18.52%) Solaris
9 5 (18.52%) MySQL

VLDB
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 4 (14.81%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) SAN
2 5 (18.52%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) OLTP
3 5 (18.52%) MySQL
4 4 (14.81%) MariaDB
4 4 (14.81%) OLAP
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
4 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (11.11%) Big Data
5 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) DBA
2 10 (37.04%) Administrator
2 10 (37.04%) SQL DBA
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server DBA
3 7 (25.93%) Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (14.81%) Automation Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Database Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Database Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Business Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) SSRS Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) jQuery
1 4 (14.81%) REST
1 4 (14.81%) RESTful
2 3 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
1 10 (37.04%) Unix
2 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) High Availability
2 14 (51.85%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (37.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (25.93%) ETL
5 4 (14.81%) Capacity Management
5 4 (14.81%) Change Management
5 4 (14.81%) Code Optimisation
5 4 (14.81%) Cross-Platform Development
5 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.81%) Database Tuning
5 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
5 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (14.81%) Physics
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) Web Development
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 17 (62.96%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
3 4 (14.81%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.81%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) GlusterFS
1 5 (18.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) NetBackup
1 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Satellite
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle ZFS
2 5 (18.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 6 (22.22%) Veritas
3 5 (18.52%) Brocade
3 5 (18.52%) EMC
3 5 (18.52%) StorageTek
3 5 (18.52%) Sun
4 4 (14.81%) Sybase
5 3 (11.11%) Tableau