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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Very Large Database (VLDB)
UK
Rank 852 934 927
Rank change year-on-year +82 -7  
Permanent jobs citing VLDB 12 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.015% 0.022%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.046% 0.047% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 24
Median salary £57,500 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.53% +44.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% +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 25997 32001 33814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.73% 30.94% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22058 27243 28645
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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
Top 10 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 27 March 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 +86 12 £57,500 -11.53% 2
South East +72 5 £57,500 +4.54%
East of England - 4 - - 1
Berkshire - 4 - -
Reading - 4 - -
Peterborough - 4 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 - - 1
London +69 3 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Gatwick - 1 £57,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £57,500 -

VLDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 36 (75.00%) SQL
2 29 (60.42%) SQL Server
3 28 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (54.17%) Performance Tuning
5 23 (47.92%) High Availability
6 22 (45.83%) T-SQL
7 19 (39.58%) Unix
7 19 (39.58%) Linux
7 19 (39.58%) RDBMS
7 19 (39.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (39.58%) Relational Database
8 18 (37.50%) Computer Science
8 18 (37.50%) OLTP
9 15 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (31.25%) Oracle
10 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
11 12 (25.00%) Veritas
11 12 (25.00%) Replication
11 12 (25.00%) Clustering
11 12 (25.00%) NetBackup
11 12 (25.00%) Solaris
11 12 (25.00%) SAN
11 12 (25.00%) ETL
11 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 12 (25.00%) Database Security
12 11 (22.92%) Degree
13 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
13 8 (16.67%) MySQL
14 7 (14.58%) Oracle RMAN

VLDB
Top Related 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 6 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) SAN
2 7 (14.58%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (60.42%) SQL Server
2 19 (39.58%) RDBMS
2 19 (39.58%) Relational Database
2 19 (39.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (37.50%) OLTP
4 15 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (16.67%) MySQL
5 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 7 (14.58%) Oracle Exadata
6 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (12.50%) OLAP
7 6 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
7 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (6.25%) Big Data
8 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.08%) Sybase ASE
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (68.75%) DBA
2 26 (54.17%) SQL DBA
3 22 (45.83%) Administrator
4 13 (27.08%) Senior DBA
4 13 (27.08%) Senior SQL DBA
5 12 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (10.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (10.42%) Production DBA
8 5 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (10.42%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (10.42%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 4 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
10 3 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
10 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 12 (25.00%) Clustering
2 12 (25.00%) Replication
3 7 (14.58%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Linux
1 19 (39.58%) Unix
2 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (25.00%) Solaris
3 7 (14.58%) Windows
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (54.17%) Performance Tuning
3 23 (47.92%) High Availability
4 12 (25.00%) Database Security
4 12 (25.00%) ETL
5 7 (14.58%) Change Management
6 6 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 6 (12.50%) Code Optimisation
6 6 (12.50%) Database Tuning
6 6 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (12.50%) Physics
6 6 (12.50%) Refactoring
7 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 36 (75.00%) SQL
2 22 (45.83%) T-SQL
3 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
4 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (14.58%) GlusterFS
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle ZFS
2 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Satellite
2 7 (14.58%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 6 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle
2 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
3 12 (25.00%) Veritas
4 7 (14.58%) Brocade
4 7 (14.58%) EMC
4 7 (14.58%) StorageTek
4 7 (14.58%) Sun
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.25%) Tableau
6 1 (2.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.08%) Sybase
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Data Idols
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