Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 288 227
Rank change year-on-year +70 -61 -8
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 72 45 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.88% 0.45% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.52% 1.52% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 49 36 61
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

RDBMS 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,043 2,961 3,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.09% 29.32% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,649 2,527 2,512
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing RDBMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in the West Midlands

RDBMS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RDBMS in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for RDBMS in the West Midlands

RDBMS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for RDBMS in the West Midlands

RDBMS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Birmingham +53 64 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Staffordshire +25 3 £57,500 +21.05%
Coventry +4 2 £42,500 -26.09% 3
Shropshire - 2 £26,500 - 3
Worcestershire -3 1 £42,000 -20.00% 2
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing RDBMS 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 72 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 45 (62.50%) Web Services
3 44 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 44 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (56.94%) SQL
5 40 (55.56%) Java
6 39 (54.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 38 (52.78%) Thought Leadership
8 33 (45.83%) .NET
8 33 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (44.44%) Network Security
9 32 (44.44%) Serverless
9 32 (44.44%) Cosmos DB
10 31 (43.06%) Amazon RDS
10 31 (43.06%) Active Directory
10 31 (43.06%) MCSE
10 31 (43.06%) MCSA
10 31 (43.06%) PL/SQL
11 30 (41.67%) Amazon EMR
11 30 (41.67%) Amazon Redshift
11 30 (41.67%) Amazon Kinesis
11 30 (41.67%) Amazon SQS
11 30 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
11 30 (41.67%) Amazon S3
11 30 (41.67%) Identity Access Management
11 30 (41.67%) Azure Active Directory
11 30 (41.67%) AWS Lambda
11 30 (41.67%) Vendor Relationship Management
12 29 (40.28%) Presales
12 29 (40.28%) ASP.NET

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (15.28%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.78%) JBoss
3 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.39%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.39%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) ArchiCAD
2 1 (1.39%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.39%) MicroStation
2 1 (1.39%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 44 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (54.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (44.44%) Serverless
4 30 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (41.67%) Amazon EMR
4 30 (41.67%) Amazon Kinesis
4 30 (41.67%) Amazon S3
4 30 (41.67%) Amazon SQS
4 30 (41.67%) AWS Lambda
4 30 (41.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 23 (31.94%) Office 365
6 10 (13.89%) IaaS
6 10 (13.89%) PaaS
7 2 (2.78%) Azure Functions
8 1 (1.39%) GitHub
8 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (44.44%) Network Security
2 2 (2.78%) DNS
2 2 (2.78%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) SSL
2 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) DHCP
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) NAS
3 1 (1.39%) SAN
3 1 (1.39%) VPN
3 1 (1.39%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 32 (44.44%) Cosmos DB
3 31 (43.06%) Amazon RDS
4 30 (41.67%) Amazon Redshift
5 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 12 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (8.33%) NoSQL
7 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
10 3 (4.17%) DB2
10 3 (4.17%) EDMS
10 3 (4.17%) GIS
10 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
10 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Selenium
2 4 (5.56%) Gatling
2 4 (5.56%) JIRA
3 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.17%) JMeter
3 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.78%) AccuRev
4 2 (2.78%) Moq
4 2 (2.78%) MSTest
4 2 (2.78%) NUnit
5 1 (1.39%) Ant
5 1 (1.39%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.39%) GitLab
5 1 (1.39%) JUnit
5 1 (1.39%) Maven
5 1 (1.39%) NeoLoad
5 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) TestNG
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Digital Economy
3 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (61.11%) Architect
2 31 (43.06%) Cloud Architect
3 29 (40.28%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 29 (40.28%) Solutions Architect
4 26 (36.11%) Lead Architect
5 25 (34.72%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 14 (19.44%) Developer
7 11 (15.28%) Data Architect
8 10 (13.89%) Applications Support
9 6 (8.33%) Java Engineer
9 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
10 5 (6.94%) Applications Engineer
10 5 (6.94%) Applications Support Engineer
10 5 (6.94%) Java Developer
11 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
11 4 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Java Applications Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Senior DBA
12 3 (4.17%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (62.50%) Web Services
2 33 (45.83%) .NET
3 29 (40.28%) ASP.NET
4 24 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (18.06%) XML
6 12 (16.67%) Ajax
7 11 (15.28%) HTML
7 11 (15.28%) Java EE
7 11 (15.28%) XSLT
8 10 (13.89%) Spring
9 9 (12.50%) Hibernate
9 9 (12.50%) JSF
10 7 (9.72%) CSS
11 4 (5.56%) HTML5
12 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
12 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
12 3 (4.17%) Entity Framework
12 3 (4.17%) Node.js
13 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (2.78%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Reference Data
2 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.78%) Taxonomies
3 2 (2.78%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Linux
2 3 (4.17%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) Unix
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.78%) Thought Leadership
2 30 (41.67%) Identity Access Management
2 30 (41.67%) Vendor Relationship Management
3 29 (40.28%) Presales
4 23 (31.94%) Enterprise Architecture
4 23 (31.94%) Project Management
5 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.28%) Data Architecture
7 9 (12.50%) Data Ingestion
7 9 (12.50%) Data Telemetry
7 9 (12.50%) Information Architecture
7 9 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 9 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
8 8 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 8 (11.11%) SOA
9 7 (9.72%) DevOps
10 5 (6.94%) High Availability
10 5 (6.94%) Microservices
10 5 (6.94%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.94%) SQL
2 40 (55.56%) Java
3 31 (43.06%) PL/SQL
4 25 (34.72%) Python
5 23 (31.94%) Scala
5 23 (31.94%) Shell Script
6 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.11%) C#
8 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.39%) PHP
9 1 (1.39%) Ruby
9 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (43.06%) MCSA
2 31 (43.06%) MCSE
3 23 (31.94%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) GDPR
2 3 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 31 (43.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) Docker
2 3 (4.17%) vSphere
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.39%) Ansible
2 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.39%) Consul
2 1 (1.39%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.39%) Grafana
2 1 (1.39%) Kibana
2 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.39%) logstash
2 1 (1.39%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) Rancher
2 1 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.89%) Google
2 10 (13.89%) Oracle
3 2 (2.78%) ILOG
3 2 (2.78%) Informatica
3 2 (2.78%) MuleSoft
3 2 (2.78%) Tableau
3 2 (2.78%) Talend
3 2 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (1.39%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.39%) Apple
4 1 (1.39%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.39%) IBM
4 1 (1.39%) Riverbed
4 1 (1.39%) Symantec
4 1 (1.39%) Veeam