The table below looks at the statistics for the Database Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Database Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Engineer
Rank 297 341 316
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 5 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.050% 0.008% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.009% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 12
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -14.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,500 £53,050
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £57,500 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,750 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -10.40%
Database Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9253 11693 10940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.56% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7934 9898 9425
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Database Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Database Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Database Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Database Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Database Engineer across the City of London region.

Database Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Database Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Database Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Database Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Database Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Database Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (71.43%) Data Guard
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (57.14%) Korn
3 4 (57.14%) Clustering
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (57.14%) Veritas
3 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (28.57%) Campaign Management
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) Marketing
5 2 (28.57%) C
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Database Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Database Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (28.57%) Campaign Management
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) Korn
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 2 (28.57%) C
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Data Guard
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat