The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Engineer
Rank 845 855 843
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 60 24 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.022% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.023% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 54 17 47
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,800 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -25.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 25 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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 +6 59 £50,000 +11.11% 6
London -24 28 £62,500 +4.16% 4
South East +1 20 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Berkshire +17 15 £50,000 -28.57% 1
City of London -2 10 £62,500 -10.71% 2
Reading - 9 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -32 6 £22,500 -18.18%
Southampton - 5 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 5 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire -27 4 £22,500 -18.18%
Leeds -30 4 £22,500 -18.18%
South West -16 3 £40,000 -3.03%
Chippenham - 3 £40,000 -
Newbury - 3 £37,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £40,000 -
East of England -3 2 - - 1
Essex - 2 - - 1
Saffron Walden - 2 - - 1
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £60,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £62,500 -
York - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £62,500 -

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 74 (80.43%) SQL
2 44 (47.83%) SQL Server
3 42 (45.65%) Microsoft
4 40 (43.48%) Oracle
5 35 (38.04%) Windows
6 34 (36.96%) Oracle Database
7 31 (33.70%) Performance Tuning
8 30 (32.61%) Linux
9 25 (27.17%) MS Excel
10 24 (26.09%) .NET
11 21 (22.83%) T-SQL
11 21 (22.83%) Finance
12 20 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (19.57%) MySQL
14 16 (17.39%) C#
15 14 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (15.22%) Degree
15 14 (15.22%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (14.13%) Java
16 13 (14.13%) Oracle Database 10g
17 12 (13.04%) E-Commerce
17 12 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (13.04%) Scrum
17 12 (13.04%) WCF
18 11 (11.96%) Data Guard
18 11 (11.96%) Relational Database
18 11 (11.96%) Replication

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 11 (11.96%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.52%) Apache
2 6 (6.52%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.35%) ArcGIS
3 4 (4.35%) CMS
3 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.09%) CICS
5 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (27.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) ATM
1 7 (7.61%) Internet
2 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.17%) Firewall
3 2 (2.17%) LAN
3 2 (2.17%) WAN
4 1 (1.09%) DHCP
4 1 (1.09%) VLAN
4 1 (1.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 34 (36.96%) Oracle Database
3 20 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (19.57%) MySQL
4 18 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (15.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (14.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (11.96%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (11.96%) Relational Database
8 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (9.78%) Oracle Exadata
8 9 (9.78%) DB2
9 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (6.52%) MS Access
11 6 (6.52%) OLTP
12 5 (5.43%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (4.35%) DTS
Development Applications
1 14 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (10.87%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.43%) JConsole
4 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.17%) MSBuild
General
1 21 (22.83%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Financial Institution
3 5 (5.43%) Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Retail
5 2 (2.17%) Automotive
6 1 (1.09%) Games
6 1 (1.09%) Front Office
6 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) French Language
6 1 (1.09%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.09%) .NET
2 12 (13.04%) WCF
3 10 (10.87%) WPF
3 10 (10.87%) RESTful
3 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (10.87%) Web Services
4 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.43%) JRockit
4 5 (5.43%) Middleware
5 4 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (4.35%) XML
6 3 (3.26%) HTML
6 3 (3.26%) jQuery
7 2 (2.17%) SOAP
8 1 (1.09%) ODBC
8 1 (1.09%) COM
8 1 (1.09%) CSS
8 1 (1.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Replication
2 10 (10.87%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.61%) EFT
4 6 (6.52%) Clustering
4 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.35%) GIS
5 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.26%) Kindle
7 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.09%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.09%) Open Source
7 1 (1.09%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.04%) Windows
2 30 (32.61%) Linux
3 9 (9.78%) UNIX
4 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.70%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (13.04%) E-Commerce
3 12 (13.04%) Scrum
3 12 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.87%) System Testing
5 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (7.61%) Migration
6 6 (6.52%) ETL
6 6 (6.52%) Data Mapping
6 6 (6.52%) Database Tuning
7 5 (5.43%) Release Management
7 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.43%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.43%) Change Management
7 5 (5.43%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (5.43%) Database Security
8 4 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (80.43%) SQL
2 21 (22.83%) T-SQL
3 16 (17.39%) C#
4 13 (14.13%) Java
5 11 (11.96%) PL/SQL
6 8 (8.70%) Python
7 7 (7.61%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.52%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
9 5 (5.43%) Perl
9 5 (5.43%) PHP
10 4 (4.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 3 (3.26%) VBScript
11 3 (3.26%) VB
11 3 (3.26%) VBA
12 2 (2.17%) Ruby
12 2 (2.17%) C
12 2 (2.17%) C++
13 1 (1.09%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) Degree
2 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.43%) MCITP
4 2 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (1.09%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (5.43%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (4.35%) vSphere
3 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 40 (43.48%) Oracle
3 7 (7.61%) Sybase
4 6 (6.52%) JBoss
4 6 (6.52%) VMware
5 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.35%) ESRI
5 4 (4.35%) CommVault
6 3 (3.26%) Red Gate
7 2 (2.17%) Citrix
8 1 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.09%) NetApp
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco
8 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.09%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.09%) Advent
London
Auriol Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + discretionary bonus + excellent be
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Salary DOE plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + corporate benefits including bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitivE Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago