The table below looks at the statistics for the Database Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Engineer
Rank 832 882 846
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 41 37 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.031% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.033% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 32 35 35
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,198 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,850 £63,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Database Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Database Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Database Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Database Engineer within the UK.

Database Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Database Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Database Engineer over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 within the UK.

Database Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
England +45 36 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South West 0 13 £45,000 +80.00%
Bristol - 9 £45,000 -
London +39 7 £55,000 +10.00%
East of England - 7 £47,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £52,500 -
City of London +43 5 £70,000 +21.73%
South East +8 4 £48,750 -2.50%
North West - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - - 1
Manchester - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 - - 1
Dorset - 3 £45,000 -
Bournemouth - 2 £46,250 -
Stockport - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £41,980 - 1
Wales - 2 £41,980 - 1
South Wales - 2 £41,980 - 1
Berkshire +2 1 £53,500 +7.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £42,500 -
Whitstable - 1 £27,500 -
Woking - 1 £45,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £52,500 -
Lincoln - 1 £45,000 -
Chippenham - 1 £38,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £42,500 -
Middlesbrough - 1 £45,000 -
Royston - 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 40 (61.54%) Oracle
1 40 (61.54%) Oracle Database
2 39 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 33 (50.77%) SQL
4 27 (41.54%) Oracle RAC
5 25 (38.46%) Data Guard
5 25 (38.46%) Linux
6 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
7 21 (32.31%) Oracle Database 10g
7 21 (32.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (32.31%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (29.23%) T-SQL
9 18 (27.69%) UNIX
9 18 (27.69%) Clustering
10 17 (26.15%) Oracle RMAN
10 17 (26.15%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (24.62%) Finance
12 14 (21.54%) Shell Script
13 13 (20.00%) MySQL
13 13 (20.00%) Degree
13 13 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (18.46%) Perl
14 12 (18.46%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (16.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 11 (16.92%) Windows
15 11 (16.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (16.92%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
16 10 (15.38%) Relational Database

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 7 (10.77%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Firewall
2 3 (4.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (61.54%) Oracle Database
2 39 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 21 (32.31%) Oracle Database 10g
3 21 (32.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (26.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (20.00%) MySQL
5 13 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (18.46%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (16.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (15.38%) Relational Database
8 10 (15.38%) RDBMS
9 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (7.69%) Hadoop
11 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
12 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (4.62%) Oracle Exadata
12 3 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (3.08%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) Toad
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Financial Institution
3 5 (7.69%) Automotive
4 3 (4.62%) Retail
5 2 (3.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) XML
1 7 (10.77%) .NET
2 6 (9.23%) jQuery
2 6 (9.23%) WCF
2 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
2 6 (9.23%) SOAP
2 6 (9.23%) Middleware
3 1 (1.54%) Django
3 1 (1.54%) HTML
3 1 (1.54%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Clustering
2 5 (7.69%) Replication
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.08%) Kindle
5 1 (1.54%) Statistics
5 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Linux
2 18 (27.69%) UNIX
3 11 (16.92%) Windows
3 11 (16.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (10.77%) Solaris
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
2 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (10.77%) Data Modelling
4 7 (10.77%) Database Security
5 6 (9.23%) Network Management
5 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
5 6 (9.23%) Operations Management
5 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.23%) ETL
6 5 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.15%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (6.15%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.62%) Communications Security
8 3 (4.62%) Database Tuning
8 3 (4.62%) Migration
8 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.62%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.77%) SQL
2 19 (29.23%) T-SQL
3 14 (21.54%) Shell Script
4 12 (18.46%) Perl
5 9 (13.85%) Python
5 9 (13.85%) C
6 8 (12.31%) C#
6 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.77%) C++
8 6 (9.23%) PL/SQL
8 6 (9.23%) Java
9 4 (6.15%) Korn
10 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.08%) VBA
12 1 (1.54%) VB
12 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Degree
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle Certification
3 7 (10.77%) OCA
3 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (9.23%) MCP
4 6 (9.23%) OCP
5 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 27 (41.54%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 25 (38.46%) Data Guard
2 17 (26.15%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (16.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 40 (61.54%) Oracle
2 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.85%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.23%) Rackspace
5 5 (7.69%) Veritas
6 3 (4.62%) VMware
7 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
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