The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Engineer
Rank 851 855 814
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 24 23 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.022% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.023% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 53
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £33,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%

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
100852 100814 101486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.48% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83020 81115 85647
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 4 March 2015 within the UK.

Database Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Engineer
Top 14 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 4 March 2015. 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
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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 +2 24 £50,000 +5.26% 7
London +21 13 £57,500 +21.05% 2
East of England +5 8 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Essex -3 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 1
City of London +6 2 £50,000 +5.26% 2
South East -17 2 £35,500 -35.45% 1
Hampshire - 2 £35,500 - 1
Southampton - 2 £35,500 - 1
Manchester +4 1 - -
North West -5 1 - - 2
Stockport - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £40,000 -

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 32 (61.54%) SQL
1 32 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 24 (46.15%) Linux
2 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 21 (40.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (34.62%) Oracle
6 17 (32.69%) T-SQL
6 17 (32.69%) C#
7 16 (30.77%) .NET
7 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (30.77%) Degree
7 16 (30.77%) Finance
8 15 (28.85%) XML
9 14 (26.92%) Visual Studio
9 14 (26.92%) Oracle RAC
9 14 (26.92%) Oracle Database
10 13 (25.00%) Data Guard
11 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (23.08%) MySQL
11 12 (23.08%) SOAP
12 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
12 11 (21.15%) Perl
12 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database 10g
12 11 (21.15%) jQuery
12 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (19.23%) WCF
13 10 (19.23%) Oracle RMAN
13 10 (19.23%) Shell Script
13 10 (19.23%) C

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 8 (15.38%) IIS
2 3 (5.77%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) FastStats
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) LTE
2 1 (1.92%) 4G
2 1 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.92%) 3G
2 1 (1.92%) 2G
2 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 21 (40.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (26.92%) Oracle Database
4 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (23.08%) MySQL
5 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (7.69%) Hadoop
10 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
10 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
11 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
11 3 (5.77%) Sqoop
11 3 (5.77%) Big Data
11 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
11 3 (5.77%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Visual Studio
2 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Automotive
3 7 (13.46%) Financial Institution
4 6 (11.54%) Marketing
5 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.77%) Legal
5 3 (5.77%) Advertising
6 2 (3.85%) Banking
6 2 (3.85%) Retail
6 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) .NET
2 15 (28.85%) XML
3 12 (23.08%) SOAP
4 11 (21.15%) jQuery
5 10 (19.23%) WCF
6 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 5 (9.62%) Web Services
8 4 (7.69%) HTML
9 3 (5.77%) Kafka
9 3 (5.77%) Middleware
9 3 (5.77%) Ajax
10 2 (3.85%) WPF
10 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.85%) RESTful
11 1 (1.92%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Clustering
2 3 (5.77%) Replication
3 2 (3.85%) Equities
3 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (3.85%) Open Source
3 2 (3.85%) Kindle
4 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (46.15%) Linux
2 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (11.54%) UNIX
4 2 (3.85%) Solaris
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 7 (13.46%) Network Management
4 7 (13.46%) ETL
4 7 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (11.54%) Asset Management
6 5 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.62%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (9.62%) Database Security
6 5 (9.62%) Web Development
6 5 (9.62%) Scrum
7 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.69%) Project Management
7 4 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Performance Management
8 3 (5.77%) Campaign Management
8 3 (5.77%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (61.54%) SQL
2 17 (32.69%) T-SQL
2 17 (32.69%) C#
3 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.15%) Perl
4 10 (19.23%) Shell Script
4 10 (19.23%) C
5 9 (17.31%) Python
6 8 (15.38%) Java
6 8 (15.38%) C++
7 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.77%) PHP
9 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) Degree
2 7 (13.46%) OCA
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (9.62%) OCP
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.85%) ISEB
5 2 (3.85%) MCSE
5 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) HND
6 1 (1.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.77%) HDFS
4 3 (5.77%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 18 (34.62%) Oracle
3 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 7 (13.46%) Rackspace
5 3 (5.77%) Sybase
5 3 (5.77%) HP
5 3 (5.77%) Sony
6 1 (1.92%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.92%) VMware
6 1 (1.92%) Cramer
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