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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Engineer
Rank 869 938 943
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 67 37 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.033% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.035% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 52 26 60
Median salary £56,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.44% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,000 £43,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.00% +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
94361 106979 116217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79501 88148 95129
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 June 2016 within the UK.

Database Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Engineer
Top 16 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 June 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 +79 67 £56,000 +21.08% 1
London +61 44 £55,000 +12.82%
Yorkshire - 10 - -
Leeds - 10 - -
West Yorkshire - 10 - -
South East +40 7 £65,000 +23.80%
Surrey - 5 £65,000 -
City of London +51 4 £55,000 -13.72%
East of England +25 4 £56,000 +31.76% 1
Hertfordshire +17 4 £56,000 +31.76% 1
Epsom - 3 £65,000 -
Bristol +22 2 £45,500 +1.11%
South West +14 2 £45,500 +1.11%
Berkshire +6 2 £40,000 -14.43%
Staines - 2 £47,500 -
Reading - 1 £40,000 -

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 51 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 50 (38.76%) MySQL
2 50 (38.76%) Oracle
2 50 (38.76%) Linux
3 46 (35.66%) Performance Tuning
4 44 (34.11%) SQL
5 38 (29.46%) Python
6 36 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
7 35 (27.13%) Microsoft
8 33 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (24.81%) Ruby
9 32 (24.81%) Replication
9 32 (24.81%) MariaDB
10 31 (24.03%) Clustering
11 29 (22.48%) Node.js
12 26 (20.16%) Migration
13 25 (19.38%) AWS Lambda
14 24 (18.60%) Oracle Database
15 23 (17.83%) Opscode Chef
15 23 (17.83%) Ansible
15 23 (17.83%) Puppet
15 23 (17.83%) Git (software)
16 22 (17.05%) DevOps
17 20 (15.50%) Oracle RAC
18 19 (14.73%) Finance
18 19 (14.73%) ETL
19 18 (13.95%) SLA
19 18 (13.95%) Performance Analysis
19 18 (13.95%) Amazon RDS
20 17 (13.18%) High Availability

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 10 (7.75%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.55%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.55%) IIS
3 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 14 (10.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 36 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (19.38%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (5.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) SAN
2 1 (0.78%) DNS
2 1 (0.78%) Firewall
2 1 (0.78%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) LAN
2 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 50 (38.76%) MySQL
3 32 (24.81%) MariaDB
4 24 (18.60%) Oracle Database
5 18 (13.95%) Amazon RDS
6 17 (13.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (10.08%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (9.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (8.53%) Oracle9i Database
10 11 (8.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (7.75%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (7.75%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (5.43%) MongoDB
12 7 (5.43%) Relational Database
13 6 (4.65%) DB2
13 6 (4.65%) NoSQL
13 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (17.83%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.40%) Jenkins
3 12 (9.30%) Visual Studio
4 11 (8.53%) Cucumber
4 11 (8.53%) FitNesse
4 11 (8.53%) Selenium
4 11 (8.53%) SoapUI
4 11 (8.53%) SpecFlow
5 7 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 19 (14.73%) Finance
2 13 (10.08%) Publishing
3 11 (8.53%) Electronics
4 2 (1.55%) Banking
4 2 (1.55%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.55%) Front Office
4 2 (1.55%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.48%) Node.js
2 15 (11.63%) Middleware
3 10 (7.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (6.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 6 (4.65%) Web Services
6 4 (3.10%) .NET
6 4 (3.10%) JSON
7 3 (2.33%) XML
8 2 (1.55%) Ajax
8 2 (1.55%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (1.55%) HTML
8 2 (1.55%) HTML5
9 1 (0.78%) REST
9 1 (0.78%) SOAP
9 1 (0.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.81%) Replication
2 31 (24.03%) Clustering
3 7 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.33%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.55%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.55%) Equities
7 1 (0.78%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.78%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.78%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 50 (38.76%) Linux
2 17 (13.18%) Windows
3 13 (10.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (10.08%) Unix
4 11 (8.53%) Solaris
5 3 (2.33%) CentOS
6 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.78%) AIX
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.66%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.16%) Migration
4 22 (17.05%) DevOps
5 19 (14.73%) ETL
6 18 (13.95%) Performance Analysis
7 17 (13.18%) High Availability
8 14 (10.85%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (10.85%) Project Management
9 12 (9.30%) BDD
9 12 (9.30%) Test Automation
9 12 (9.30%) User Stories
10 11 (8.53%) ATDD
10 11 (8.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (8.53%) Software Testing
10 11 (8.53%) Test Management
10 11 (8.53%) Test Planning
10 11 (8.53%) Web Testing
11 10 (7.75%) Analytics
12 9 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (34.11%) SQL
2 38 (29.46%) Python
3 32 (24.81%) Ruby
4 17 (13.18%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.20%) Perl
6 6 (4.65%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.88%) C#
7 5 (3.88%) C++
7 5 (3.88%) Java
7 5 (3.88%) PHP
7 5 (3.88%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.33%) Scala
9 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.55%) C
9 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.78%) Clojure
10 1 (0.78%) COBOL
10 1 (0.78%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (3.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) HNC
2 1 (0.78%) HND
2 1 (0.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.95%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (15.50%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (17.83%) Ansible
1 23 (17.83%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (17.83%) Puppet
2 11 (8.53%) Data Guard
3 10 (7.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (6.98%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.33%) Salt
6 1 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (38.76%) Oracle
2 35 (27.13%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.08%) Red Hat
4 10 (7.75%) VMware
5 7 (5.43%) IBM
6 6 (4.65%) Sybase
7 3 (2.33%) Teradata
8 2 (1.55%) SAP
9 1 (0.78%) HP
9 1 (0.78%) Informatica
9 1 (0.78%) Netezza
9 1 (0.78%) Sun
9 1 (0.78%) Talend
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