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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Engineer
Rank 853 849 853
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 58 26 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.024% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.025% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 52 19 42
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,700 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -33.33%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
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 31 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 31 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
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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 -7 57 £50,000 +11.11% 6
London -21 27 £62,500 +8.69% 4
South East +5 19 £50,000 +11.11%
Berkshire +14 14 £50,000 -28.57%
City of London +3 10 £62,500 -19.35% 3
Reading - 8 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -22 6 £22,500 -18.18%
Southampton - 5 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 5 £37,500 -
Leeds -31 4 £22,500 -18.18%
West Yorkshire -36 4 £22,500 -18.18%
South West -18 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Wiltshire - 3 £40,000 -
Chippenham - 3 £40,000 -
Newbury - 3 £37,500 -
East of England -6 2 - - 2
Saffron Walden - 2 - - 1
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £60,000 -
Essex - 2 - - 1
Scotland -3 1 £62,500 +74.82%
York - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £62,500 -

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 72 (80.90%) SQL
2 43 (48.31%) SQL Server
3 42 (47.19%) Microsoft
4 38 (42.70%) Oracle
5 34 (38.20%) Windows
6 33 (37.08%) Oracle Database
7 30 (33.71%) Linux
8 29 (32.58%) Performance Tuning
9 25 (28.09%) MS Excel
10 24 (26.97%) .NET
11 21 (23.60%) T-SQL
12 20 (22.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (21.35%) Finance
14 18 (20.22%) MySQL
14 18 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (19.10%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (19.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (17.98%) C#
17 14 (15.73%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (15.73%) Degree
18 13 (14.61%) Oracle Database 11g
18 13 (14.61%) Java
19 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (13.48%) Scrum
19 12 (13.48%) E-Commerce
19 12 (13.48%) Oracle Database 10g
19 12 (13.48%) WCF
20 11 (12.36%) Data Guard
20 11 (12.36%) Replication
21 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 10 (11.24%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.62%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.62%) Apache
3 4 (4.49%) CMS
3 4 (4.49%) ArcGIS
3 4 (4.49%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) CICS
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 25 (28.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) ATM
1 7 (7.87%) Internet
2 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.25%) Firewall
3 2 (2.25%) LAN
3 2 (2.25%) WAN
4 1 (1.12%) VLAN
4 1 (1.12%) DHCP
4 1 (1.12%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (48.31%) SQL Server
2 33 (37.08%) Oracle Database
3 20 (22.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (20.22%) MySQL
5 17 (19.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (19.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (14.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (13.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (11.24%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (10.11%) Relational Database
9 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (10.11%) Oracle Exadata
9 9 (10.11%) DB2
10 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (6.74%) OLTP
12 6 (6.74%) MS Access
13 5 (5.62%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (4.49%) DTS
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (11.24%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.62%) JConsole
4 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.25%) MSBuild
General
1 19 (21.35%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Financial Institution
2 5 (5.62%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Automotive
5 1 (1.12%) French Language
5 1 (1.12%) German Language
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Front Office
5 1 (1.12%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.97%) .NET
2 12 (13.48%) WCF
3 10 (11.24%) Web Services
3 10 (11.24%) RESTful
3 10 (11.24%) WPF
3 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.62%) JRockit
4 5 (5.62%) Middleware
5 4 (4.49%) XML
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (4.49%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.37%) jQuery
6 3 (3.37%) HTML
7 2 (2.25%) SOAP
8 1 (1.12%) Ajax
8 1 (1.12%) ODBC
8 1 (1.12%) COM
8 1 (1.12%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Replication
2 10 (11.24%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.87%) EFT
4 6 (6.74%) Clustering
4 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.49%) GIS
5 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.49%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.37%) Kindle
7 1 (1.12%) Derivative
7 1 (1.12%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.12%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 34 (38.20%) Windows
2 30 (33.71%) Linux
3 8 (8.99%) UNIX
4 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.58%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.48%) Scrum
3 12 (13.48%) E-Commerce
4 10 (11.24%) System Testing
5 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (7.87%) Migration
6 6 (6.74%) ETL
6 6 (6.74%) Database Tuning
7 5 (5.62%) Release Management
7 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.62%) Data Mapping
7 5 (5.62%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (5.62%) Database Security
7 5 (5.62%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.62%) Change Management
7 5 (5.62%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.49%) Data Management
8 4 (4.49%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 72 (80.90%) SQL
2 21 (23.60%) T-SQL
3 16 (17.98%) C#
4 13 (14.61%) Java
5 10 (11.24%) PL/SQL
6 8 (8.99%) Python
7 7 (7.87%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
9 5 (5.62%) Perl
9 5 (5.62%) PHP
10 4 (4.49%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 3 (3.37%) VBScript
11 3 (3.37%) VB
11 3 (3.37%) VBA
12 2 (2.25%) C
12 2 (2.25%) C++
12 2 (2.25%) Ruby
13 1 (1.12%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (15.73%) Degree
2 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.62%) MCITP
4 2 (2.25%) MCSA
5 1 (1.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.49%) NetBackup
2 4 (4.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (47.19%) Microsoft
2 38 (42.70%) Oracle
3 7 (7.87%) Sybase
4 5 (5.62%) JBoss
4 5 (5.62%) VMware
5 4 (4.49%) ESRI
5 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.49%) CommVault
6 3 (3.37%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.12%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (1.12%) Cisco
7 1 (1.12%) Citrix
7 1 (1.12%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.12%) NetApp
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