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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Engineer
Rank 435 426 438
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 3 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.005% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.005% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £53,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.44% +5.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +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 £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 24 December 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
Buckinghamshire - 2 £53,500 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Database Engineer
England

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) C#
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
5 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 6 (30.00%) Windows
7 6 (30.00%) Client/Server
7 6 (30.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) WCF
7 6 (30.00%) WPF
7 6 (30.00%) System Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (30.00%) RESTful
7 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (25.00%) COM
8 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 5 (25.00%) OLTP
8 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (20.00%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.00%) ArcGIS
1 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) 3G
2 1 (5.00%) 2G
2 1 (5.00%) LTE
2 1 (5.00%) 4G
2 1 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (25.00%) OLTP
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (10.00%) SSDT
4 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) JConsole
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) WCF
2 6 (30.00%) WPF
2 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 6 (30.00%) RESTful
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (25.00%) COM
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (10.00%) JRockit
4 2 (10.00%) Middleware
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (20.00%) Replication
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (30.00%) System Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) Database Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Sybase
3 2 (10.00%) ESRI
3 2 (10.00%) CommVault
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Mapinfo
4 1 (5.00%) Cramer