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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Engineer
Rank 865 906 940
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 72 68 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.062% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.064% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 52 54 52
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,450 £38,250 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £70,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +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
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 5 May 2016 within the UK.

Database Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Engineer
Top 26 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 5 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 +35 72 £55,000 +15.78% 7
London +34 46 £55,000 -4.34% 5
Yorkshire +21 12 - - 1
Leeds - 12 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 12 - - 1
City of London +43 7 £55,000 -20.43% 1
South East +20 7 £43,750 -11.16%
Surrey +7 4 £65,000 +44.44%
East of England 0 4 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Hertfordshire +12 3 - - 1
Epsom - 3 £65,000 -
Gatwick - 2 £40,000 -
Crawley - 2 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
East Midlands +18 1 - -
South West -11 1 £27,500 -38.88%
West Midlands -17 1 £43,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £55,000 -
Cornwall - 1 £27,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £43,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £47,500 -
Bodmin - 1 £27,500 -
Brighton - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 60 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 57 (44.53%) SQL
3 41 (32.03%) MySQL
4 40 (31.25%) Oracle
5 36 (28.13%) Microsoft
6 32 (25.00%) Linux
7 31 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (23.44%) Migration
9 27 (21.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 26 (20.31%) Performance Tuning
11 24 (18.75%) ETL
12 22 (17.19%) Windows
13 20 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (15.63%) Oracle Database
14 19 (14.84%) Git (software)
14 19 (14.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 19 (14.84%) Python
15 18 (14.06%) T-SQL
15 18 (14.06%) Clustering
16 17 (13.28%) Replication
16 17 (13.28%) Ruby
16 17 (13.28%) MariaDB
17 16 (12.50%) BDD
17 16 (12.50%) Test Automation
17 16 (12.50%) Software Testing
17 16 (12.50%) Finance
17 16 (12.50%) Visual Studio
17 16 (12.50%) User Stories
18 15 (11.72%) Amazon RDS
18 15 (11.72%) Performance Analysis

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 14 (10.94%) Node.js
2 6 (4.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.56%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.56%) IIS
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.16%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (6.25%) SaaS
4 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.47%) SAN
2 3 (2.34%) DHCP
2 3 (2.34%) DNS
2 3 (2.34%) Wireless
3 2 (1.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.78%) DAB
4 1 (0.78%) HTTP
4 1 (0.78%) LAN
4 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 41 (32.03%) MySQL
3 27 (21.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (15.63%) Oracle Database
5 19 (14.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (13.28%) MariaDB
7 15 (11.72%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (7.03%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (6.25%) Relational Database
11 7 (5.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (5.47%) MongoDB
11 7 (5.47%) NoSQL
11 7 (5.47%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (5.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (4.69%) Big Data
12 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (14.84%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 15 (11.72%) Cucumber
3 15 (11.72%) FitNesse
3 15 (11.72%) Selenium
3 15 (11.72%) SoapUI
3 15 (11.72%) SpecFlow
4 11 (8.59%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (12.50%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Electronics
3 5 (3.91%) Marketing
4 4 (3.13%) Publishing
5 3 (2.34%) Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Retail
6 2 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.56%) Front Office
7 1 (0.78%) French Language
7 1 (0.78%) German Language
7 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.03%) Middleware
2 6 (4.69%) .NET
2 6 (4.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (3.91%) Web Services
4 4 (3.13%) XML
5 3 (2.34%) Ajax
5 3 (2.34%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (2.34%) HTML
5 3 (2.34%) HTML5
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (1.56%) JSON
6 2 (1.56%) MDX
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.78%) Java EE
7 1 (0.78%) ODBC
7 1 (0.78%) REST
7 1 (0.78%) SOAP
7 1 (0.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.06%) Clustering
2 17 (13.28%) Replication
3 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.13%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.56%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.56%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.56%) Equities
6 2 (1.56%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.78%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) Fintech
7 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.78%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.00%) Linux
2 22 (17.19%) Windows
3 8 (6.25%) Unix
4 7 (5.47%) Solaris
5 6 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (23.44%) Migration
3 26 (20.31%) Performance Tuning
4 24 (18.75%) ETL
5 16 (12.50%) BDD
5 16 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 16 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 16 (12.50%) User Stories
6 15 (11.72%) ATDD
6 15 (11.72%) Performance Analysis
6 15 (11.72%) Test Management
6 15 (11.72%) Test Planning
6 15 (11.72%) Web Testing
7 13 (10.16%) Data Migration
8 12 (9.38%) Analytics
9 11 (8.59%) DevOps
9 11 (8.59%) High Availability
10 10 (7.81%) Project Management
11 9 (7.03%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (7.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 57 (44.53%) SQL
2 19 (14.84%) Python
3 18 (14.06%) T-SQL
4 17 (13.28%) Ruby
5 7 (5.47%) C++
5 7 (5.47%) Java
6 6 (4.69%) C#
6 6 (4.69%) PHP
7 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.34%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.34%) Perl
9 2 (1.56%) Scala
9 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.78%) C
10 1 (0.78%) COBOL
10 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.69%) Degree
2 3 (2.34%) DBS Check
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.78%) HNC
3 1 (0.78%) HND
3 1 (0.78%) MCP
3 1 (0.78%) MCSA
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.59%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.34%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.34%) XenServer
4 2 (1.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (11.72%) Ansible
1 15 (11.72%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (11.72%) Puppet
2 6 (4.69%) Data Guard
2 6 (4.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (3.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.34%) Salt
5 1 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (31.25%) Oracle
2 36 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.38%) Sybase
4 11 (8.59%) VMware
5 6 (4.69%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.91%) HP
7 4 (3.13%) IBM
8 3 (2.34%) Apple
8 3 (2.34%) Aruba
8 3 (2.34%) Meru Networks
9 2 (1.56%) EMC
9 2 (1.56%) RedGate
9 2 (1.56%) SAP
9 2 (1.56%) Teradata
10 1 (0.78%) Netezza
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