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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Engineer
Rank 855 862 832
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 23 31 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.030% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.032% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 50
Average salary £46,250 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -13.33%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Database Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Engineer
Top 22 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 30 January 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 -13 22 £47,500 - 7
London -15 10 £52,500 +10.52% 2
East of England - 8 £40,000 - 1
City of London +2 3 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Cambridge - 3 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £37,500 -
Essex - 3 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £47,500 - 1
South East - 2 £53,500 - 3
Bristol -8 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North West -11 1 - -
Manchester -13 1 - -
South West -15 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Wales - 1 £28,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £53,500 -
Reading - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £47,500 -
Stockport - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £53,500 -
South Wales - 1 £28,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £28,500 -

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 54 (84.38%) SQL
2 44 (68.75%) SQL Server
3 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
4 34 (53.13%) T-SQL
4 34 (53.13%) Performance Tuning
5 31 (48.44%) .NET
5 31 (48.44%) C#
6 23 (35.94%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET
8 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (26.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (26.56%) Data Modelling
10 16 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (23.44%) E-Commerce
11 15 (23.44%) OLTP
11 15 (23.44%) Linux
11 15 (23.44%) Unit Testing
12 14 (21.88%) XML
12 14 (21.88%) Visual Studio
12 14 (21.88%) TDD
12 14 (21.88%) Finance
13 13 (20.31%) Software Engineering
13 13 (20.31%) COM
13 13 (20.31%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (17.19%) SOAP
14 11 (17.19%) Degree
14 11 (17.19%) WCF
15 10 (15.63%) Perl
15 10 (15.63%) jQuery
16 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (10.94%) IIS
2 3 (4.69%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) FastStats
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 6 (9.38%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) LTE
2 1 (1.56%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.56%) 4G
2 1 (1.56%) 3G
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) 2G
2 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 23 (35.94%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (26.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (23.44%) OLTP
6 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
9 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
9 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
9 4 (6.25%) Hadoop
10 3 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (4.69%) Sqoop
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
10 3 (4.69%) Big Data
10 3 (4.69%) MySQL
10 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
10 3 (4.69%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Visual Studio
2 9 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.25%) SoapUI
3 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Automotive
3 7 (10.94%) Marketing
4 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.25%) Advertising
5 3 (4.69%) Legal
5 3 (4.69%) Banking
5 3 (4.69%) Retail
6 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (48.44%) .NET
2 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 14 (21.88%) XML
4 13 (20.31%) COM
5 11 (17.19%) SOAP
5 11 (17.19%) WCF
6 10 (15.63%) jQuery
7 7 (10.94%) Web Services
8 4 (6.25%) WPF
8 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (6.25%) RESTful
9 3 (4.69%) Kafka
9 3 (4.69%) HTML
9 3 (4.69%) Ajax
10 1 (1.56%) Middleware
10 1 (1.56%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 4 (6.25%) Mobile Computing
1 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.69%) Replication
3 2 (3.13%) Clustering
3 2 (3.13%) Equities
4 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Linux
2 9 (14.06%) Windows
3 4 (6.25%) UNIX
4 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.56%) Data Modelling
4 15 (23.44%) E-Commerce
4 15 (23.44%) Unit Testing
5 14 (21.88%) TDD
6 13 (20.31%) Software Engineering
6 13 (20.31%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (10.94%) Scrum
7 7 (10.94%) Project Management
8 6 (9.38%) ETL
8 6 (9.38%) Time Management
8 6 (9.38%) Network Management
9 5 (7.81%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (7.81%) Asset Management
9 5 (7.81%) Web Development
10 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (84.38%) SQL
2 34 (53.13%) T-SQL
3 31 (48.44%) C#
4 10 (15.63%) Perl
5 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.06%) C
6 8 (12.50%) Python
7 7 (10.94%) Java
7 7 (10.94%) C++
7 7 (10.94%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.25%) VBA
8 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.69%) PHP
10 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.56%) VBScript
10 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.13%) ISEB
3 2 (3.13%) MCSE
3 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) HND
4 1 (1.56%) OCP
4 1 (1.56%) OCA
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
1 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
1 6 (9.38%) Terminal Services
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (4.69%) HDFS
3 3 (4.69%) Apache Flume
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle
3 6 (9.38%) Citrix
3 6 (9.38%) Advent
3 6 (9.38%) Rackspace
4 3 (4.69%) Sybase
4 3 (4.69%) HP
4 3 (4.69%) Sony
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.56%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.56%) Sun
6 1 (1.56%) VMware
6 1 (1.56%) Cramer
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Ordnance Survey
Salary: Circa £37,000, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Impressive Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago