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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Engineer
Rank 599 618 624
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 27 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.022% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.024% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 13
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £42,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £63,500 £57,800
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -1.17%
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
42753 41632 47612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.39% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35655 35019 41251
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 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +27 14 £48,750 -18.75%
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Database Engineer
England

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 47 (85.45%) SQL
2 37 (67.27%) SQL Server
3 30 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 25 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
5 23 (41.82%) T-SQL
6 19 (34.55%) E-Commerce
7 18 (32.73%) MS Excel
7 18 (32.73%) Finance
8 16 (29.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (29.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (29.09%) Oracle
9 15 (27.27%) Oracle Database
10 14 (25.45%) OLTP
10 14 (25.45%) Windows
10 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (23.64%) Degree
11 13 (23.64%) Linux
12 12 (21.82%) .NET
12 12 (21.82%) Unit Testing
13 11 (20.00%) MySQL
13 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (16.36%) TDD
15 9 (16.36%) C#
16 8 (14.55%) Java
16 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 7 (12.73%) COM
18 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
18 6 (10.91%) Citrix

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (3.64%) ArcGIS
1 2 (3.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (32.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 6 (10.91%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Internet
2 5 (9.09%) ATM
3 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (67.27%) SQL Server
2 16 (29.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (29.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (27.27%) Oracle Database
4 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (25.45%) OLTP
5 11 (20.00%) MySQL
6 10 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (9.09%) DB2
9 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (7.27%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (5.45%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (5.45%) DTS
11 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (3.64%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.64%) MSBuild
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
2 5 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Games
3 1 (1.82%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) .NET
2 7 (12.73%) COM
3 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.82%) HTML
5 1 (1.82%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Replication
2 5 (9.09%) EFT
2 5 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.27%) Clustering
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) Linux
3 4 (7.27%) UNIX
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (34.55%) E-Commerce
3 12 (21.82%) Unit Testing
4 9 (16.36%) TDD
5 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
6 6 (10.91%) ETL
6 6 (10.91%) Time Management
6 6 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.09%) Change Management
7 5 (9.09%) Migration
7 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.27%) Release Management
8 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 47 (85.45%) SQL
2 23 (41.82%) T-SQL
3 9 (16.36%) C#
4 8 (14.55%) Java
5 6 (10.91%) Python
6 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.45%) PHP
7 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.45%) VB
7 3 (5.45%) VBA
8 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby
8 2 (3.64%) Perl
9 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Degree
2 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.91%) MCITP
4 2 (3.64%) MCSA
5 1 (1.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Terminal Services
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.64%) vSphere
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.09%) Oracle
3 6 (10.91%) Citrix
3 6 (10.91%) Advent
4 3 (5.45%) Red Gate
5 2 (3.64%) ESRI
5 2 (3.64%) VMware
5 2 (3.64%) CommVault
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.64%) Sybase
6 1 (1.82%) Sun
6 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.82%) MicroStrategy