The table below looks at the statistics for the Database Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Engineer
Rank 429 432 438
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 10 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.046% 0.005% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.005% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £60,000 £39,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.89% +7.48%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +15.86%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20745 20387 21229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.83% 94.92% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16439 16811 18207
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Database Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Database Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Database Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Database Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Database Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 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
Berkshire - 5 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £60,000 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £53,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Database Engineer
England

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
3 19 (65.52%) .NET
4 17 (58.62%) C#
5 16 (55.17%) Windows
5 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (41.38%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (41.38%) Linux
7 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
8 11 (37.93%) Web Services
8 11 (37.93%) Client/Server
8 11 (37.93%) Scrum
8 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
8 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (37.93%) RESTful
8 11 (37.93%) WCF
8 11 (37.93%) WPF
8 11 (37.93%) System Testing
8 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (31.03%) Oracle
10 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
10 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
10 8 (27.59%) Data Guard
11 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
12 6 (20.69%) MySQL
12 6 (20.69%) Database Tuning
13 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
13 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (17.24%) Oracle Exadata

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) ArcGIS
3 2 (6.90%) CMS
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
3 6 (20.69%) MySQL
4 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (17.24%) OLTP
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.45%) SSDT
7 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.24%) JConsole
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) French Language
2 1 (3.45%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) WCF
2 11 (37.93%) WPF
2 11 (37.93%) Web Services
2 11 (37.93%) RESTful
2 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (17.24%) JRockit
3 5 (17.24%) Middleware
3 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.24%) COM
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Client/Server
2 5 (17.24%) Replication
3 4 (13.79%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (10.34%) Kindle
5 2 (6.90%) Clustering
5 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (41.38%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (37.93%) Scrum
4 11 (37.93%) System Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Database Tuning
6 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
6 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
6 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) TDD
6 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
7 4 (13.79%) SOA
8 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.45%) B2B
10 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.45%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 17 (58.62%) C#
3 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
4 4 (13.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) MCSE
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.90%) vSphere
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Sybase
4 2 (6.90%) CommVault
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.90%) ESRI
4 2 (6.90%) VMware