Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Very Large Database (VLDB)
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1155 1142 1248
Rank change year-on-year -13 +106 -67
Permanent jobs citing VLDB 19 54 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.031% 0.014%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.036% 0.10% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 19 47 25
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - -
10th Percentile £19,750 £48,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,750 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -35.00% +4.76% +41.89%

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 52,950 52,702 65,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.53% 29.86% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 43,880 45,084 55,293
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VLDB in the UK

VLDB
Top 6 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 16 January 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 -27 19 £52,500 -4.55%
UK excluding London -1 14 £35,750 -35.00%
North of England +3 13 £24,000 -56.36%
North West - 13 £24,000 -
London 0 5 £70,000 +16.67%
South East 0 1 £59,000 +2.61%

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 16 (84.21%) Web Development
2 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 15 (78.95%) Python
3 10 (52.63%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
4 8 (42.11%) .NET
4 8 (42.11%) C#
4 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
4 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
4 8 (42.11%) RESTful
4 8 (42.11%) REST
4 8 (42.11%) Banking
4 8 (42.11%) Retail
4 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
4 8 (42.11%) Cross-Platform Development
5 7 (36.84%) Data Visualisation
5 7 (36.84%) Data Analysis
5 7 (36.84%) Visualisation
5 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (36.84%) jQuery
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
6 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 5 (26.32%) MariaDB
7 4 (21.05%) Sybase
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) MariaDB
3 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
3 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) OLTP
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (42.11%) Banking
1 8 (42.11%) Retail
1 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Data Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Automation Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Database Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Developer
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Database Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) DBA
6 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
1 8 (42.11%) REST
1 8 (42.11%) RESTful
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) jQuery
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Web Development
2 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (42.11%) Cross-Platform Development
3 7 (36.84%) Data Analysis
3 7 (36.84%) Data Visualisation
3 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 7 (36.84%) Visualisation
4 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
4 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) API Development
5 3 (15.79%) ETL
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) CRM
6 2 (10.53%) Data Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Python
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
2 8 (42.11%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) R
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Sybase
3 3 (15.79%) Google
4 2 (10.53%) ParAccel
4 2 (10.53%) Tableau
4 2 (10.53%) Talend
4 2 (10.53%) Vertica
5 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Veritas