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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Engineer
Rank 437 434 431
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 4 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.019% 0.004% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.005% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £35,500 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.45% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £55,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,150 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £31,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -16.66%
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
19802 21077 20877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16016 16715 17405
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Database Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Database Engineer Salary Histogram 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 27 March 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
(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
Hampshire - 2 £35,500 -
Kent +19 1 £27,500 -50.00%
Surrey - 1 £45,000 -
Database Engineer
England

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) SSDT
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) 3G
1 1 (14.29%) 2G
1 1 (14.29%) LTE
1 1 (14.29%) 4G
1 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (28.57%) SSDT
2 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
1 2 (28.57%) Kindle
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Mapinfo
2 1 (14.29%) Cramer