Period
to 28 November 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 28 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 292 275 247
Rank change year-on-year -17 -28 -9
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 302 29 41
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.04% 0.35% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.73% 1.16% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 177 27 34
10th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £38,125
25th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.54% +8.33% -4.00%
75th Percentile £86,250 £73,750 £67,188
90th Percentile £106,000 £97,500 £76,125
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 8,090 2,501 2,270
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 27.92% 30.40% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6,082 2,311 2,046
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

RDBMS
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing RDBMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

RDBMS trend for jobs with a WFH option

RDBMS
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing RDBMS.

RDBMS salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

RDBMS
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing RDBMS over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

RDBMS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, RDBMS job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for RDBMS.

1 302 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 163 (53.97%) Oracle
3 140 (46.36%) Social Skills
4 115 (38.08%) Degree
5 114 (37.75%) SQL
6 113 (37.42%) Finance
7 104 (34.44%) Data Management
8 92 (30.46%) Project Management
9 91 (30.13%) AWS
10 89 (29.47%) Clinical Data Management
11 87 (28.81%) DataOps
12 85 (28.15%) Oracle Clinical
12 85 (28.15%) Good Clinical Practice
13 82 (27.15%) Windows
14 77 (25.50%) Java
14 77 (25.50%) Revenue Recognition
15 75 (24.83%) JavaScript
16 74 (24.50%) Microsoft Excel
17 71 (23.51%) SQL Server
18 68 (22.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 58 (19.21%) Software Engineering
20 57 (18.87%) Presentation Skills
21 56 (18.54%) Time Management
21 56 (18.54%) NoSQL
22 55 (18.21%) Python
23 54 (17.88%) Azure
24 53 (17.55%) Kafka
25 50 (16.56%) Docker
26 49 (16.23%) Spring
27 48 (15.89%) Agile Software Development

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 26 (8.61%) Tomcat
2 21 (6.95%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (4.64%) Apache Spark
4 13 (4.30%) JBoss
5 11 (3.64%) Apache Pig
6 9 (2.98%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.65%) SAS
8 4 (1.32%) CMS
8 4 (1.32%) IIS
9 3 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.99%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.66%) Apache
10 2 (0.66%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.33%) Appian
11 1 (0.33%) Confluence
11 1 (0.33%) Documentum
11 1 (0.33%) nginx
11 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 74 (24.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 68 (22.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.66%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 85 (28.15%) Oracle Clinical
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.33%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 91 (30.13%) AWS
2 54 (17.88%) Azure
3 42 (13.91%) GCP
4 15 (4.97%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 14 (4.64%) IaaS
6 12 (3.97%) Power Platform
7 11 (3.64%) Matillion
8 9 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (2.98%) SaaS
9 8 (2.65%) GitHub
10 7 (2.32%) Serverless
11 6 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (1.32%) AWS CodeCommit
12 4 (1.32%) Snowflake
13 3 (0.99%) Microsoft 365
13 3 (0.99%) PaaS
14 2 (0.66%) BlazeMeter
14 2 (0.66%) Datadog
14 2 (0.66%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.66%) BIG-IP
1 2 (0.66%) Internet
1 2 (0.66%) Kerberos
1 2 (0.66%) Network Security
1 2 (0.66%) PuTTY
1 2 (0.66%) SMTP
1 2 (0.66%) Telnet
1 2 (0.66%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.33%) DDNS
2 1 (0.33%) DHCP
2 1 (0.33%) LAN
2 1 (0.33%) SSL
2 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 71 (23.51%) SQL Server
3 56 (18.54%) NoSQL
4 29 (9.60%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (9.27%) Big Data
6 27 (8.94%) MySQL
7 24 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (5.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (5.30%) Oracle Database
9 15 (4.97%) Pentaho
10 13 (4.30%) MongoDB
11 12 (3.97%) Apache Hive
11 12 (3.97%) Power BI
12 11 (3.64%) Data Lake
12 11 (3.64%) Sqoop
13 9 (2.98%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (2.98%) Hadoop
13 9 (2.98%) OLAP
13 9 (2.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (13.25%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.28%) Jenkins
2 22 (7.28%) Postman
3 21 (6.95%) Octopus Deploy
4 19 (6.29%) Cypress.io
5 17 (5.63%) Moq
5 17 (5.63%) NUnit
5 17 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (4.97%) JMeter
7 7 (2.32%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.99%) Selenium
9 5 (1.66%) JIRA
9 5 (1.66%) Maven
9 5 (1.66%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.32%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.32%) Gatling
10 4 (1.32%) GitLab
11 3 (0.99%) gulp
11 3 (0.99%) JUnit
11 3 (0.99%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 140 (46.36%) Social Skills
2 113 (37.42%) Finance
3 57 (18.87%) Presentation Skills
4 14 (4.64%) Marketing
5 12 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.99%) Electronics
8 3 (0.99%) Law
8 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.99%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.66%) Games
9 2 (0.66%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.33%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 94 (31.13%) Developer
2 78 (25.83%) Data Manager
3 40 (13.25%) Senior Manager
4 25 (8.28%) Architect
5 22 (7.28%) Java Developer
6 21 (6.95%) Full Stack Developer
6 21 (6.95%) React Developer
6 21 (6.95%) Software Engineer
7 18 (5.96%) Senior Developer
7 18 (5.96%) Senior Software Engineer
8 17 (5.63%) Cloud Architect
9 16 (5.30%) Angular Developer
9 16 (5.30%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (4.97%) JavaScript Developer
10 15 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (4.30%) Applications Developer
12 12 (3.97%) Data Architect
13 11 (3.64%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.64%) SQL Developer
13 11 (3.64%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (17.55%) Kafka
2 49 (16.23%) Spring
3 44 (14.57%) HTML
4 37 (12.25%) React
5 36 (11.92%) .NET
6 30 (9.93%) Node.js
7 27 (8.94%) REST
8 26 (8.61%) HTML5
9 25 (8.28%) Hibernate
9 25 (8.28%) Spring Boot
10 22 (7.28%) Web Services
11 20 (6.62%) AngularJS
11 20 (6.62%) CSS
12 18 (5.96%) jQuery
13 17 (5.63%) Enzyme
13 17 (5.63%) Jest
14 16 (5.30%) Spring Cloud
15 15 (4.97%) Middleware
16 14 (4.64%) J2EE
16 14 (4.64%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.29%) Algorithms
1 19 (6.29%) Data Structures
2 18 (5.96%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.98%) User Experience
4 7 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.32%) NHS
5 6 (1.99%) Cloud Native
5 6 (1.99%) Public Cloud
5 6 (1.99%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.32%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.32%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.99%) Life Science
7 3 (0.99%) LIMS
8 2 (0.66%) Legacy Applications
8 2 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.33%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.33%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 82 (27.15%) Windows
2 38 (12.58%) Linux
3 17 (5.63%) Unix
4 4 (1.32%) CentOS
4 4 (1.32%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.66%) Solaris
6 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (34.44%) Data Management
2 92 (30.46%) Project Management
3 89 (29.47%) Clinical Data Management
4 87 (28.81%) DataOps
5 77 (25.50%) Revenue Recognition
6 58 (19.21%) Software Engineering
7 56 (18.54%) Time Management
8 48 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (15.89%) Full Stack Development
9 42 (13.91%) Microservices
10 37 (12.25%) Problem-Solving
11 36 (11.92%) ETL
12 34 (11.26%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (10.26%) Data Modelling
14 29 (9.60%) DevOps
15 28 (9.27%) TDD
16 27 (8.94%) Process Improvement
17 26 (8.61%) Analytics
17 26 (8.61%) Artificial Intelligence
18 25 (8.28%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (37.75%) SQL
2 77 (25.50%) Java
3 75 (24.83%) JavaScript
4 55 (18.21%) Python
5 46 (15.23%) C#
6 23 (7.62%) TypeScript
7 22 (7.28%) Kotlin
8 16 (5.30%) Java 8
9 15 (4.97%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.98%) R
11 8 (2.65%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.32%) PHP
13 6 (1.99%) C
13 6 (1.99%) C++
13 6 (1.99%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 4 (1.32%) Perl
14 4 (1.32%) PHP 7
15 3 (0.99%) COBOL
15 3 (0.99%) Cython
Qualifications
1 115 (38.08%) Degree
2 16 (5.30%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.99%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.32%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (0.66%) CCSP
6 2 (0.66%) CEH
6 2 (0.66%) CISA
6 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.66%) CISSP
6 2 (0.66%) GIAC
6 2 (0.66%) GISF
6 2 (0.66%) ISEB
6 2 (0.66%) MCSE
6 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.66%) OCP
6 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.66%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.66%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (28.15%) Good Clinical Practice
2 8 (2.65%) QA
3 4 (1.32%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.66%) NIST
4 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.66%) PSD2
5 1 (0.33%) GDPR
5 1 (0.33%) SLA
5 1 (0.33%) WAI
System Software
1 50 (16.56%) Docker
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.33%) NDS
Systems Management
1 47 (15.56%) Kubernetes
2 23 (7.62%) Terraform
3 20 (6.62%) Grafana
4 11 (3.64%) Kibana
4 11 (3.64%) logstash
4 11 (3.64%) Oozie
5 7 (2.32%) Ansible
5 7 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.99%) Puppet
7 5 (1.66%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.66%) Consul
8 2 (0.66%) Control-M
8 2 (0.66%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.66%) nmon
9 1 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.33%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.33%) PingFederate
9 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 163 (53.97%) Oracle
2 40 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 34 (11.26%) Google
4 18 (5.96%) Informatica
5 13 (4.30%) Red Hat
6 11 (3.64%) Cloudera
6 11 (3.64%) Hortonworks
6 11 (3.64%) StreamSets
7 6 (1.99%) Splunk
8 4 (1.32%) SaltStack
8 4 (1.32%) Zend
9 3 (0.99%) Adobe
9 3 (0.99%) Apple
9 3 (0.99%) SAP
10 2 (0.66%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.66%) Citrix
10 2 (0.66%) HP
10 2 (0.66%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.66%) IBM
10 2 (0.66%) Tripwire