Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Very Large Database (VLDB)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1131 1180 1188
Rank change year-on-year +49 +8 +105
Permanent jobs citing VLDB 11 19 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.011% 0.029%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.023% 0.036% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 49
UK median annual salary £63,750 £60,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £47,150 £46,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £85,500 £75,375 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £59,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -13.87% +8.18% +10.00%

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 48,569 53,262 56,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.48% 30.47% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 39,616 43,761 48,253
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +35 11 £63,750 +6.25%
London +33 9 £67,500 -3.57%
UK excluding London +18 2 £51,250 -13.87%
East of England +23 1 £40,000 -17.53%
South East -7 1 £62,500 +4.17%

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) Python
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) Perl
5 5 (45.45%) Change Control
5 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (36.36%) Data Guard
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
6 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
6 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
6 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (36.36%) Migration
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (36.36%) Workflow Management
6 4 (36.36%) Workflow
6 4 (36.36%) Korn
7 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (27.27%) Banking
7 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) Sun
7 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Unix
7 3 (27.27%) Apache Hive

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 (36.36%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Hive
3 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (9.09%) KDB
5 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) OLTP
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Electronics
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) DBA
2 4 (36.36%) SQL DBA
3 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior DBA
4 2 (18.18%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Python Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) Kafka
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Change Control
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow Management
3 3 (27.27%) Database Mirroring
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) API Development
5 1 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Microservices
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (9.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Python
4 5 (45.45%) Perl
5 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
5 4 (36.36%) Korn
5 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
6 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
7 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 1 (9.09%) C#
8 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCITP
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) HDFS
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Data Guard
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Sun
4 1 (9.09%) RedGate
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Solace