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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Engineer
Rank 306 324 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 14 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.017% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.018% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 0
Average salary £48,750 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -1.17%
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
10694 11004 11838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 93.06% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9014 9658 10857
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (44.44%) Windows
5 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (38.89%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (33.33%) Degree
7 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 6 (33.33%) Citrix
7 6 (33.33%) Terminal Services
7 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 6 (33.33%) Advent
7 6 (33.33%) Time Management
7 6 (33.33%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 6 (33.33%) Advent Moxy
8 5 (27.78%) OLTP
8 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
8 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
9 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (22.22%) MCITP
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 6 (33.33%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (27.78%) OLTP
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (16.67%) MySQL
6 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.11%) OLAP
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 1 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) COM
1 1 (5.56%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (16.67%) Replication
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Derivative
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Time Management
3 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) VBA
4 2 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) MCITP
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCTS
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Citrix
2 6 (33.33%) Advent
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) Red Gate
5 1 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com