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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Engineer
Rank 447 448 438
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 2 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.009% 0.064% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.068% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 5
Average salary £53,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +5.20%
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
20220 22136 21271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.91% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16526 17965 17609
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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 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
(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 -7 1 £53,500 +7.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -
Database Engineer
England

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (66.67%) Data Guard
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Kindle
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Kindle
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Database Security
3 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (66.67%) Data Guard
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat