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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Engineer
Rank 799 836 848
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 70 18 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.018% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.019% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 50 13 24
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £33,900 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
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
103240 95834 105354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84283 80255 90787
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +25 36 £60,000 +4.34% 2
South East -3 20 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £22,500 -
East of England +6 5 £50,000 +80.18% 1
South West -21 3 £40,000 -8.04%
Database Engineer
UK

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 90 (84.11%) SQL
2 63 (58.88%) SQL Server
2 63 (58.88%) Microsoft
3 43 (40.19%) Performance Tuning
4 39 (36.45%) .NET
5 38 (35.51%) Windows
6 35 (32.71%) T-SQL
7 33 (30.84%) Oracle
8 31 (28.97%) C#
9 30 (28.04%) Oracle Database
10 29 (27.10%) MS Excel
11 28 (26.17%) Linux
12 27 (25.23%) E-Commerce
13 25 (23.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 22 (20.56%) Finance
14 22 (20.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 21 (19.63%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (19.63%) OLTP
16 20 (18.69%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (17.76%) Unit Testing
18 18 (16.82%) MySQL
18 18 (16.82%) ASP.NET
19 16 (14.95%) TDD
19 16 (14.95%) SQL Server 2008
19 16 (14.95%) Team Foundation Server
20 15 (14.02%) Degree
20 15 (14.02%) Data Modelling
21 14 (13.08%) COM
21 14 (13.08%) Scrum
21 14 (13.08%) Agile Software Development

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (6.54%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.74%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.74%) ArcGIS
2 4 (3.74%) CMS
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.87%) IIS
3 2 (1.87%) Apache
4 1 (0.93%) CICS
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 29 (27.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 5 (4.67%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.48%) Internet
2 7 (6.54%) ATM
3 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.87%) LAN
4 2 (1.87%) WAN
5 1 (0.93%) Firewall
5 1 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (58.88%) SQL Server
2 30 (28.04%) Oracle Database
3 25 (23.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (20.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (19.63%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (19.63%) OLTP
6 18 (16.82%) MySQL
7 16 (14.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (9.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (9.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (8.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (8.41%) Oracle Exadata
9 9 (8.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (8.41%) DB2
10 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (5.61%) Relational Database
10 6 (5.61%) MS Access
11 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (4.67%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (11.21%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.67%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.67%) JConsole
4 2 (1.87%) MSBuild
General
1 22 (20.56%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Banking
3 5 (4.67%) Retail
4 2 (1.87%) Marketing
4 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.87%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Front Office
5 1 (0.93%) French Language
5 1 (0.93%) German Language
5 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (36.45%) .NET
2 18 (16.82%) ASP.NET
3 14 (13.08%) COM
3 14 (13.08%) WCF
4 12 (11.21%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (11.21%) WPF
4 12 (11.21%) RESTful
4 12 (11.21%) Web Services
5 5 (4.67%) Middleware
5 5 (4.67%) JRockit
6 4 (3.74%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (3.74%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.80%) XML
8 2 (1.87%) jQuery
8 2 (1.87%) SOAP
9 1 (0.93%) HTML
9 1 (0.93%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) Client/Server
2 11 (10.28%) Replication
3 7 (6.54%) EFT
4 6 (5.61%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.61%) Clustering
5 5 (4.67%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.74%) GIS
6 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.80%) Kindle
8 2 (1.87%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.93%) Derivative
9 1 (0.93%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.93%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 38 (35.51%) Windows
2 28 (26.17%) Linux
3 7 (6.54%) UNIX
4 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Solaris
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.19%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (25.23%) E-Commerce
3 20 (18.69%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (17.76%) Unit Testing
5 16 (14.95%) TDD
6 15 (14.02%) Data Modelling
7 14 (13.08%) Scrum
7 14 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (12.15%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (11.21%) System Testing
10 10 (9.35%) Software Engineering
11 7 (6.54%) Migration
11 7 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.61%) Database Tuning
12 6 (5.61%) ETL
13 5 (4.67%) Change Management
13 5 (4.67%) Database Security
13 5 (4.67%) Time Management
14 4 (3.74%) Release Management
14 4 (3.74%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 90 (84.11%) SQL
2 35 (32.71%) T-SQL
3 31 (28.97%) C#
4 12 (11.21%) Java
5 8 (7.48%) Python
6 7 (6.54%) Shell Script
6 7 (6.54%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.67%) VBA
9 4 (3.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 4 (3.74%) VBScript
9 4 (3.74%) VB
9 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.74%) Perl
10 3 (2.80%) PHP
11 2 (1.87%) Ruby
11 2 (1.87%) C++
11 2 (1.87%) C
12 1 (0.93%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.02%) Degree
2 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.61%) MCITP
4 2 (1.87%) MCSA
5 1 (0.93%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (4.67%) Terminal Services
3 4 (3.74%) vSphere
3 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (10.28%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (3.74%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 63 (58.88%) Microsoft
2 33 (30.84%) Oracle
3 6 (5.61%) Sybase
3 6 (5.61%) Citrix
4 5 (4.67%) VMware
4 5 (4.67%) Advent
5 4 (3.74%) ESRI
5 4 (3.74%) CommVault
5 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.80%) Red Gate
7 2 (1.87%) JBoss
8 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.93%) NetApp
8 1 (0.93%) Sun
8 1 (0.93%) Business Objects
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