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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Engineer
Rank 612 612 611
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 19 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.018% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.019% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 16
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £50,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £67,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+37.93% +2.35%
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
42393 42507 46095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.65% 93.84% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35579 35768 39728
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
City of London +15 10 £37,500 -37.50%
Database Engineer
England

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 37 (84.09%) SQL
2 30 (68.18%) SQL Server
3 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
4 22 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 20 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (40.91%) E-Commerce
7 16 (36.36%) Finance
8 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (29.55%) Unit Testing
9 13 (29.55%) OLTP
10 12 (27.27%) .NET
11 11 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (25.00%) Oracle
11 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (25.00%) Degree
12 10 (22.73%) Windows
12 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
13 9 (20.45%) Linux
13 9 (20.45%) C#
13 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (20.45%) TDD
13 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
14 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (15.91%) COM
16 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
16 6 (13.64%) Python
16 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
16 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (4.55%) ArcGIS
1 2 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 6 (13.64%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
1 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (29.55%) OLTP
4 11 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
6 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (11.36%) MySQL
8 4 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (6.82%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (6.82%) DTS
10 2 (4.55%) OLAP
10 2 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (4.55%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.55%) MSBuild
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Front Office
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) COM
3 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.27%) ODBC
5 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Replication
2 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
3 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Clustering
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Derivative
5 1 (2.27%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (40.91%) E-Commerce
3 13 (29.55%) Unit Testing
4 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.45%) TDD
5 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
5 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 6 (13.64%) Time Management
5 6 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.36%) Change Management
6 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.09%) Release Management
7 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.82%) BDD
8 3 (6.82%) Project Management
8 3 (6.82%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 37 (84.09%) SQL
2 22 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (20.45%) C#
4 6 (13.64%) Python
5 4 (9.09%) Java
5 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.82%) PHP
6 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.82%) VB
6 3 (6.82%) VBA
7 2 (4.55%) Perl
7 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.55%) Ruby
8 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (13.64%) MCITP
4 1 (2.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Terminal Services
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) Citrix
3 6 (13.64%) Advent
4 3 (6.82%) Red Gate
5 2 (4.55%) Sybase
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.55%) CommVault
5 2 (4.55%) ESRI
5 2 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.27%) Sun
6 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com