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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Engineer
Rank 875 900 853
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 30 47 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.039% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.041% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 20 44 18
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,782 £37,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%

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
103199 113344 103481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85203 93021 86182
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 2 July 2015 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 2 July 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 +24 21 £45,000 -10.00% 2
London +14 7 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Edinburgh - 6 £47,500 - 4
Scotland - 6 £47,500 - 4
East of England - 6 £42,500 - 1
South West -16 5 £45,000 +16.12%
Hertfordshire - 5 £42,500 -
Bristol - 4 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £41,980 -
Wales - 3 £41,980 -
South Wales - 3 £41,980 -
City of London +52 2 £63,750 +26.23%
South East -7 2 £53,000 +6.00%
Royston - 2 £41,250 -
Chippenham -4 1 £38,000 -5.00%
Wiltshire -10 1 £38,000 -5.00%
Berkshire -14 1 £53,500 +7.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
North West - 1 - -
Dagenham - 1 £55,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £42,500 - 1
High Wycombe - 1 £52,500 -
Manchester - 1 - -

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 43 (61.43%) Oracle
2 41 (58.57%) SQL Server
2 41 (58.57%) Oracle Database
3 38 (54.29%) SQL
4 25 (35.71%) Oracle RAC
4 25 (35.71%) Data Guard
5 24 (34.29%) Performance Tuning
6 23 (32.86%) UNIX
6 23 (32.86%) Linux
6 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
7 22 (31.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 20 (28.57%) T-SQL
9 19 (27.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (25.71%) Finance
11 17 (24.29%) Clustering
11 17 (24.29%) Oracle RMAN
12 15 (21.43%) Shell Script
13 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (17.14%) Windows
15 12 (17.14%) MySQL
16 11 (15.71%) Perl
16 11 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (15.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 11 (15.71%) RDBMS
16 11 (15.71%) Degree
16 11 (15.71%) Relational Database

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 7 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (58.57%) SQL Server
1 41 (58.57%) Oracle Database
2 22 (31.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 19 (27.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (17.14%) MySQL
8 11 (15.71%) RDBMS
8 11 (15.71%) Relational Database
9 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (8.57%) Hadoop
10 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
11 4 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (4.29%) Oracle Exadata
13 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.43%) Toad
General
1 18 (25.71%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.71%) Automotive
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Local Government
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) .NET
2 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
2 6 (8.57%) Middleware
2 6 (8.57%) WCF
2 6 (8.57%) XML
3 5 (7.14%) jQuery
3 5 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (1.43%) HTML
4 1 (1.43%) COM
4 1 (1.43%) RESTful
4 1 (1.43%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Clustering
2 6 (8.57%) Replication
3 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Kindle
5 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.43%) Statistics
5 1 (1.43%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.43%) BBC
5 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.86%) UNIX
1 23 (32.86%) Linux
2 12 (17.14%) Windows
3 10 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (10.00%) Solaris
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (11.43%) Database Security
4 8 (11.43%) Data Modelling
4 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.57%) ETL
6 6 (8.57%) Operations Management
7 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.14%) Capacity Management
7 5 (7.14%) Network Management
8 4 (5.71%) Database Tuning
8 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.71%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.86%) BDD
10 2 (2.86%) Open Source
10 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 38 (54.29%) SQL
2 20 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 15 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 11 (15.71%) Perl
5 8 (11.43%) C
5 8 (11.43%) C#
6 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 7 (10.00%) Python
7 6 (8.57%) C++
8 5 (7.14%) Java
9 4 (5.71%) Korn
9 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.86%) VBA
11 1 (1.43%) VB
11 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle Certification
3 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.57%) MCP
4 6 (8.57%) OCA
5 5 (7.14%) OCP
6 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.86%) CISSP
7 2 (2.86%) CISMP
8 1 (1.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (35.71%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 25 (35.71%) Data Guard
2 17 (24.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (15.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 43 (61.43%) Oracle
2 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.43%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.14%) Rackspace
4 5 (7.14%) Veritas
5 2 (2.86%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) McAfee
6 1 (1.43%) Sony
6 1 (1.43%) Business Objects
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