The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Database Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Engineer
Rank 854 904 945
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 67 63 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.058% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.060% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 56
Median salary £56,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £37,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £68,425 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%

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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Database Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Database Engineer in the job title.

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 30 May 2016 within the UK.

Database Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Engineer
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +57 67 £56,000 +24.44% 7
London +51 42 £56,300 +12.60% 3
Yorkshire +19 12 - -
Leeds - 12 - -
West Yorkshire - 12 - -
South East +34 7 £65,000 +23.80% 1
City of London +52 6 £55,000 -20.43%
Surrey +16 4 £65,000 +44.44%
East of England +27 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire +21 3 - - 1
Epsom - 3 £65,000 -
Berkshire +19 2 £40,000 -14.43% 1
East Midlands +12 1 - -
South West -2 1 £27,500 -38.88% 1
West Midlands - 1 £43,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £43,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 £27,500 -
Staines - 1 £47,500 -
Reading - 1 £40,000 - 1
Northampton - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Bodmin - 1 £27,500 -

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Database Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Database Engineer in the job title.

1 55 (43.31%) SQL Server
2 48 (37.80%) Oracle
3 45 (35.43%) SQL
4 44 (34.65%) MySQL
5 42 (33.07%) Linux
6 39 (30.71%) Microsoft
7 33 (25.98%) Performance Tuning
8 30 (23.62%) Migration
8 30 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (22.05%) Python
9 28 (22.05%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (18.90%) MariaDB
10 24 (18.90%) Ruby
10 24 (18.90%) Replication
10 24 (18.90%) Clustering
11 23 (18.11%) Git (software)
11 23 (18.11%) Oracle Database
12 22 (17.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (16.54%) Node.js
14 20 (15.75%) Puppet
14 20 (15.75%) Opscode Chef
14 20 (15.75%) Ansible
14 20 (15.75%) ETL
14 20 (15.75%) AWS Lambda
15 19 (14.96%) Windows
16 18 (14.17%) Finance
16 18 (14.17%) Performance Analysis
16 18 (14.17%) Amazon RDS
16 18 (14.17%) Oracle RAC
17 16 (12.60%) Test Automation

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (16.54%) Node.js
2 10 (7.87%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.57%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.57%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 13 (10.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 28 (22.05%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (15.75%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (5.51%) SaaS
4 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) Internet
1 2 (1.57%) SAN
2 1 (0.79%) DNS
2 1 (0.79%) Firewall
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) LAN
2 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (43.31%) SQL Server
2 44 (34.65%) MySQL
3 24 (18.90%) MariaDB
4 23 (18.11%) Oracle Database
5 22 (17.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (14.17%) Amazon RDS
7 15 (11.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (10.24%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (9.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (9.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (8.66%) Oracle9i Database
11 10 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (6.30%) NoSQL
12 8 (6.30%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (5.51%) MongoDB
13 7 (5.51%) Relational Database
14 6 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (4.72%) DB2
14 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (18.11%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.60%) Jenkins
3 15 (11.81%) Cucumber
3 15 (11.81%) FitNesse
3 15 (11.81%) Selenium
3 15 (11.81%) SoapUI
3 15 (11.81%) SpecFlow
3 15 (11.81%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (14.17%) Finance
2 11 (8.66%) Electronics
3 8 (6.30%) Publishing
4 4 (3.15%) Marketing
5 3 (2.36%) Retail
6 2 (1.57%) Banking
6 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.57%) Front Office
6 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.24%) Middleware
2 10 (7.87%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (4.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (3.94%) .NET
4 5 (3.94%) Web Services
5 3 (2.36%) Ajax
5 3 (2.36%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (2.36%) HTML
5 3 (2.36%) HTML5
5 3 (2.36%) XML
6 2 (1.57%) MDX
7 1 (0.79%) JSON
7 1 (0.79%) REST
7 1 (0.79%) SOAP
7 1 (0.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.90%) Clustering
1 24 (18.90%) Replication
2 6 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.15%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.36%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.57%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.57%) Equities
5 2 (1.57%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.79%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.79%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 42 (33.07%) Linux
2 19 (14.96%) Windows
3 11 (8.66%) Solaris
3 11 (8.66%) Unix
4 10 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) AIX
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.79%) SUSE
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.98%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (23.62%) Migration
3 20 (15.75%) ETL
4 18 (14.17%) Performance Analysis
5 16 (12.60%) BDD
5 16 (12.60%) Test Automation
5 16 (12.60%) User Stories
6 15 (11.81%) ATDD
6 15 (11.81%) DevOps
6 15 (11.81%) High Availability
6 15 (11.81%) Software Testing
6 15 (11.81%) Test Management
6 15 (11.81%) Test Planning
6 15 (11.81%) Web Testing
7 14 (11.02%) Project Management
8 12 (9.45%) Analytics
9 11 (8.66%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (8.66%) Data Migration
9 11 (8.66%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 45 (35.43%) SQL
2 28 (22.05%) Python
3 24 (18.90%) Ruby
4 13 (10.24%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.51%) C++
6 6 (4.72%) Java
6 6 (4.72%) PHP
7 5 (3.94%) C#
7 5 (3.94%) Perl
7 5 (3.94%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.36%) Scala
9 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.57%) C
9 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.79%) Clojure
10 1 (0.79%) COBOL
10 1 (0.79%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) Degree
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.79%) HNC
3 1 (0.79%) HND
3 1 (0.79%) MCSA
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 1 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (14.17%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (15.75%) Ansible
1 20 (15.75%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (15.75%) Puppet
2 9 (7.09%) Data Guard
3 8 (6.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (5.51%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.36%) Salt
6 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (37.80%) Oracle
2 39 (30.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.87%) Red Hat
3 10 (7.87%) Sybase
3 10 (7.87%) VMware
4 7 (5.51%) IBM
5 2 (1.57%) SAP
5 2 (1.57%) Teradata
6 1 (0.79%) HP
6 1 (0.79%) Netezza
6 1 (0.79%) Sun
London
Tech
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tech
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Total Package £62,000
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Merkle DBG
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle and Blackpool
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: Up to £38,000
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle and Blackpool
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: Up to £38,000
Posted: 7 days ago