Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Very Large Database (VLDB)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1186 1176 1262
Rank change year-on-year -10 +86 -52
Permanent jobs citing VLDB 17 48 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.025% 0.014%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.031% 0.085% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 17 43 30
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +6.98% -2.27%
10th Percentile £19,750 £48,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £60,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,250 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.18% +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 54477 56340 69118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.24% 29.63% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 44825 48103 58199
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +30 17 £60,000 +4.35% 2
UK excluding London +21 10 £53,250 -3.18% 1
London +4 7 £70,000 +12.00% 1
South East +32 5 £60,000 +2.56%
North West +1 5 £21,500 - 1
North of England -7 5 £21,500 -60.91% 1

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) Web Development
3 9 (52.94%) Python
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
5 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
6 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
6 6 (35.29%) .NET
6 6 (35.29%) C#
6 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
6 6 (35.29%) RESTful
6 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
6 6 (35.29%) Banking
6 6 (35.29%) Retail
6 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (35.29%) REST
6 6 (35.29%) MariaDB
6 6 (35.29%) Cross-Platform Development
7 5 (29.41%) High Availability
7 5 (29.41%) jQuery
7 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (29.41%) HTML
7 5 (29.41%) Sybase
7 5 (29.41%) Unix
7 5 (29.41%) JavaScript

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 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (35.29%) MariaDB
3 5 (29.41%) OLTP
4 4 (23.53%) MySQL
5 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
5 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
6 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Database Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Administrator
3 5 (29.41%) Automation Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Database Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (29.41%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) DBA
5 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Development DBA
6 1 (5.88%) MicroStrategy Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
1 6 (35.29%) REST
1 6 (35.29%) RESTful
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Web Development
2 6 (35.29%) Cross-Platform Development
2 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (29.41%) High Availability
4 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (17.65%) ETL
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) Data Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
3 6 (35.29%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) R
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) GlusterFS
1 2 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
1 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (11.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 5 (29.41%) Sybase
2 5 (29.41%) Veritas
3 2 (11.76%) Brocade
3 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 2 (11.76%) ParAccel
3 2 (11.76%) StorageTek
3 2 (11.76%) Sun
3 2 (11.76%) Tableau
3 2 (11.76%) Talend
3 2 (11.76%) Vertica
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) MicroStrategy