The table below looks at the statistics for the Database Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Engineer
Rank 869 819 839
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 15 69 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.064% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.068% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 10 50 13
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £35,000 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £50,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +29.03%
Database Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Database Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Database Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Database Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Database Engineer Salary Trend in England

Database Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Database Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Database Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Database Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -18 6 £65,000 +8.33%
East of England -2 4 £46,250 -7.50%
South West -21 4 £42,500 +6.25%
North West - 1 £42,000 -
Database Engineer
UK

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 37 (69.81%) SQL
2 29 (54.72%) SQL Server
3 26 (49.06%) Oracle
3 26 (49.06%) Oracle Database
4 24 (45.28%) T-SQL
5 17 (32.08%) Clustering
6 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (30.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (28.30%) Oracle RAC
7 15 (28.30%) Data Guard
8 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (26.42%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (24.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (22.64%) Oracle RMAN
10 12 (22.64%) UNIX
10 12 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
11 11 (20.75%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (18.87%) RDBMS
12 10 (18.87%) Relational Database
13 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (16.98%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (16.98%) Perl
13 9 (16.98%) Finance
14 8 (15.09%) Linux
14 8 (15.09%) MCP
14 8 (15.09%) Data Modelling
14 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (15.09%) Performance Monitoring

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 (7.55%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.77%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
1 2 (3.77%) Firewall
1 2 (3.77%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (54.72%) SQL Server
2 26 (49.06%) Oracle Database
3 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (30.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (24.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (20.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (18.87%) Relational Database
7 10 (18.87%) RDBMS
8 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (16.98%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (9.43%) DTS
9 5 (9.43%) MySQL
10 4 (7.55%) MS Access
11 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
12 1 (1.89%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) Toad
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Local Government
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Automotive
5 1 (1.89%) Games
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
1 4 (7.55%) ODBC
1 4 (7.55%) Middleware
2 3 (5.66%) WCF
2 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.66%) XML
3 2 (3.77%) SOAP
3 2 (3.77%) jQuery
4 1 (1.89%) RESTful
4 1 (1.89%) HTML
4 1 (1.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Clustering
2 4 (7.55%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.55%) Replication
3 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) BBC
4 1 (1.89%) Statistics
4 1 (1.89%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) UNIX
2 8 (15.09%) Linux
3 5 (9.43%) Solaris
4 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.66%) Windows
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (15.09%) Data Modelling
3 8 (15.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.55%) Operations Management
5 4 (7.55%) CRM
6 3 (5.66%) Migration
6 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.66%) ITIL
6 3 (5.66%) Database Security
7 2 (3.77%) Coaching
7 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.77%) ETL
7 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.77%) Validation
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.77%) Communications Security
Programming Languages
1 37 (69.81%) SQL
2 24 (45.28%) T-SQL
3 9 (16.98%) Perl
4 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
4 7 (13.21%) Shell Script
5 5 (9.43%) VBA
5 5 (9.43%) C#
6 4 (7.55%) Java
6 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.55%) Python
6 4 (7.55%) Korn
7 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.66%) C++
7 3 (5.66%) C
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
8 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) MCP
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (28.30%) Data Guard
2 12 (22.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Oracle
2 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.43%) Veritas
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) Google
4 2 (3.77%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.89%) Sony