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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Engineer
Rank 817 908 940
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 64 66 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.062% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.064% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 48 40 45
Median salary £43,349 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £26,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £69,650 £95,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £31,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.11% -20.62%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +67 60 £44,174 +26.21% 11
London +49 38 £50,000 -37.50% 3
South East +58 8 £27,500 -21.42% 3
City of London +31 8 £47,500 -32.14% 1
Berkshire +47 7 £27,500 -8.33% 3
Reading +33 7 £27,500 -8.33% 3
West Yorkshire +37 6 £38,750 +21.09% 1
Leeds +32 6 £38,750 +13.97% 1
Yorkshire +25 6 £38,750 +21.09% 1
North West - 5 £43,349 -
South Wales - 4 £40,082 -
Wales - 4 £40,082 -
Merseyside - 4 £43,349 -
Liverpool - 4 £43,349 -
Newport - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £40,082 -
Bristol +21 1 - -
South West +3 1 - -
East Midlands +2 1 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire +2 1 - -
East of England 0 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 £22,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Staines - 1 £22,500 -
Manchester - 1 £32,500 -
Coalville - 1 £32,500 -

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 58 (55.77%) SQL
2 43 (41.35%) Oracle
3 37 (35.58%) Performance Tuning
4 32 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (29.81%) SQL Server
6 28 (26.92%) MySQL
7 27 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (24.04%) Oracle Database
9 24 (23.08%) T-SQL
10 23 (22.12%) Python
11 22 (21.15%) DevOps
12 20 (19.23%) Linux
13 19 (18.27%) MongoDB
13 19 (18.27%) Ruby
14 17 (16.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
15 16 (15.38%) Unix
15 16 (15.38%) Java
15 16 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (14.42%) Finance
16 15 (14.42%) Publishing
16 15 (14.42%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (14.42%) ETL
17 14 (13.46%) RDBMS
17 14 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (13.46%) Relational Database
17 14 (13.46%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (13.46%) High Availability
17 14 (13.46%) SQL Server 2012
18 13 (12.50%) MariaDB

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 8 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.92%) IIS
2 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.96%) Apache
3 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.81%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.85%) MS Office
3 4 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 32 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.65%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.92%) IaaS
3 2 (1.92%) PaaS
4 1 (0.96%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.54%) SAN
2 8 (7.69%) NAS
3 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.81%) SQL Server
2 28 (26.92%) MySQL
3 25 (24.04%) Oracle Database
4 19 (18.27%) MongoDB
5 17 (16.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (14.42%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (13.46%) RDBMS
8 14 (13.46%) Relational Database
8 14 (13.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (12.50%) MariaDB
10 12 (11.54%) NoSQL
11 10 (9.62%) Amazon Redshift
11 10 (9.62%) Hadoop
11 10 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (8.65%) Couchbase
13 8 (7.69%) Redis
13 8 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (6.73%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.81%) JUnit
2 5 (4.81%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.85%) Maven
3 4 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (14.42%) Finance
1 15 (14.42%) Publishing
2 4 (3.85%) Advertising
2 4 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.88%) Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Electronics
5 1 (0.96%) Games
5 1 (0.96%) Local Government
5 1 (0.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) JDBC
1 10 (9.62%) Node.js
2 8 (7.69%) Middleware
3 7 (6.73%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.92%) HTML
4 2 (1.92%) J2EE
4 2 (1.92%) JSON
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.92%) RESTful
5 1 (0.96%) .NET
5 1 (0.96%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.96%) REST
5 1 (0.96%) SOAP
5 1 (0.96%) Swing
5 1 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (12.50%) Replication
3 12 (11.54%) Computer Science
4 11 (10.58%) Clustering
5 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.85%) CCTV
6 4 (3.85%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.23%) Linux
2 16 (15.38%) Unix
3 13 (12.50%) Windows
4 8 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.73%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.85%) VMS
6 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.92%) CentOS
7 2 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.58%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (21.15%) DevOps
4 15 (14.42%) ETL
5 14 (13.46%) High Availability
6 11 (10.58%) Scrum
7 9 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (8.65%) Data Security
7 9 (8.65%) Database Optimisation
7 9 (8.65%) Performance Optimisation
7 9 (8.65%) Test Automation
7 9 (8.65%) Unit Testing
8 8 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 8 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 8 (7.69%) Error Analysis
8 8 (7.69%) Migration
8 8 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
8 8 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (55.77%) SQL
2 24 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 23 (22.12%) Python
4 19 (18.27%) Ruby
5 16 (15.38%) Java
6 12 (11.54%) Perl
7 11 (10.58%) PL/SQL
8 8 (7.69%) Go
8 8 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.92%) Scala
10 1 (0.96%) C#
10 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.58%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (7.69%) Ceph
2 8 (7.69%) Docker
3 4 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (10.58%) Ansible
1 11 (10.58%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (10.58%) Puppet
2 8 (7.69%) Data Guard
2 8 (7.69%) Kibana
2 8 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 8 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (6.73%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 7 (6.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.96%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 43 (41.35%) Oracle
2 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.65%) ParAccel
3 9 (8.65%) Sybase
3 9 (8.65%) Vertica
4 8 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 8 (7.69%) Splunk
5 6 (5.77%) Informatica
5 6 (5.77%) VMware
6 5 (4.81%) Talend
7 3 (2.88%) Teradata
8 2 (1.92%) Sage
9 1 (0.96%) HP
9 1 (0.96%) Netezza
9 1 (0.96%) PayPal
9 1 (0.96%) Sun
City, London
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + bonus (10%),shares, pension,health
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £80 - £90 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 10 days ago