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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Engineer
Rank 258 317 -
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 8 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.076% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.080% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 0
Average salary £56,250 £61,625 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +28.57%
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
6754 10043 11758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.67% 95.17% 94.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6077 8521 9885
Average salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) MySQL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (40.00%) Replication
4 4 (40.00%) Puppet
4 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (40.00%) Ruby
4 4 (40.00%) Node.js
4 4 (40.00%) MariaDB
4 4 (40.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (40.00%) Ansible
4 4 (40.00%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Clustering
5 3 (30.00%) ETL
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (40.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (40.00%) MariaDB
3 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (10.00%) Big Data
5 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Data Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
5 1 (10.00%) Database Optimisation
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Optimisation
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Ruby
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle