The table below looks at the statistics for the Database Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Engineer
Rank 623 630 605
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 6 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.051% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.055% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 7
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £43,800 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £77,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -8.88%
Database Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40803 45619 41599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.28% 93.59% 93.67%
Number of salaries quoted 34640 38387 34991
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 London

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

Database Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Database Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Database Engineer Salary Trend in London

Database Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Database Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 8 July 2015.

Database Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Database Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 8 July 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
City of London +30 1 £72,500 +26.08%
Dagenham - 1 £55,000 -
Database Engineer
England

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
3 12 (54.55%) Oracle
3 12 (54.55%) Oracle Database
4 11 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (50.00%) Data Guard
4 11 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (45.45%) Finance
5 10 (45.45%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (40.91%) Clustering
6 9 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
8 7 (31.82%) Linux
8 7 (31.82%) MySQL
8 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (27.27%) OCA
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (27.27%) Financial Institution
10 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (22.73%) Perl
10 5 (22.73%) UNIX
10 5 (22.73%) Windows
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (22.73%) Degree
10 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (18.18%) Relational Database

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 2 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (54.55%) Oracle Database
3 11 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (31.82%) MySQL
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
8 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (4.55%) DTS
10 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
10 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
10 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Financial Institution
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
4 2 (9.09%) Local Government
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.55%) COM
1 1 (4.55%) WCF
1 1 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) BBC
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) Video on Demand
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) UNIX
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 4 (18.18%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (18.18%) Database Security
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Validation
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (9.09%) Campaign Management
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Data Management
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) BCP
5 1 (4.55%) RAD
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Perl
3 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Korn
4 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.09%) C
5 2 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) OCA
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (22.73%) Degree
3 4 (18.18%) OCP
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
4 4 (18.18%) Veritas
5 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.55%) Sony