Period
to 21 July 2018

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 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Very Large Database (VLDB)
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1157 1188 1240
Rank change year-on-year +31 +52 +50
Permanent jobs citing VLDB 14 27 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.015% 0.024%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.026% 0.049% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 47
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £33,000 £50,250 £34,500
90th Percentile £83,250 £75,625 £69,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -14.58% +4.35% +27.78%

VLDB 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 53,179 54,783 61,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.39% 30.66% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 43,361 45,906 52,204
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,700 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

VLDB
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for VLDB in the UK

VLDB
Top 5 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 6 months to 21 July 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 +13 14 £70,000 +16.67% 1
London +23 12 £70,000 - 1
UK excluding London -3 2 £51,250 -14.58%
East of England +3 1 £40,000 -17.53%
South East -5 1 £62,500 +4.17%

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing VLDB 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 VLDB.

1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) Python
4 7 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (42.86%) Banking
6 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) Perl
6 5 (35.71%) Retail
6 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (28.57%) Cross-Platform Development
7 4 (28.57%) DevOps
7 4 (28.57%) API Development
7 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
7 4 (28.57%) REST
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 4 (28.57%) Migration
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (28.57%) Data Guard
7 4 (28.57%) RESTful
7 4 (28.57%) jQuery
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (28.57%) Workflow Management
7 4 (28.57%) Korn
7 4 (28.57%) Web Development
7 4 (28.57%) C#

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 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (21.43%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 3 (21.43%) Apache Hive
3 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (7.14%) KDB
5 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (7.14%) MySQL
5 1 (7.14%) OLTP
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
3 5 (35.71%) Retail
3 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (7.14%) Electronics
5 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) DBA
2 5 (35.71%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Python Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Server Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) SQL DBA
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Junior
5 2 (14.29%) Junior DBA
5 2 (14.29%) Junior SQL DBA
5 2 (14.29%) Production DBA
6 1 (7.14%) Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) jQuery
1 4 (28.57%) REST
1 4 (28.57%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) API Development
1 4 (28.57%) Cross-Platform Development
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
1 4 (28.57%) Web Development
1 4 (28.57%) Workflow
1 4 (28.57%) Workflow Management
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Change Control
2 3 (21.43%) Database Mirroring
2 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Microservices
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Python
3 7 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) Perl
5 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) Korn
6 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
7 1 (7.14%) Java
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) HDFS
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Data Guard
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) RedGate
2 3 (21.43%) Sun
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Solace