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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Engineer
Rank 307 - 303
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 7 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.066% - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 16
Average salary £55,000 - £67,500
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 - £57,250
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 - £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
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
9786 11482 10992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.78% 92.48% 93.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8329 9663 9602
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 April 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 27 April 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) Perl
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (62.50%) Data Guard
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (50.00%) Korn
4 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Solaris
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (50.00%) Veritas
4 4 (50.00%) Clustering
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Retail
5 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (25.00%) Database Security
6 2 (25.00%) Campaign Management
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (25.00%) Database Security
2 2 (25.00%) Campaign Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Korn
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Data Guard
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat