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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Engineer
Rank 833 851 865
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 71 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.018% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.020% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 51 15 27
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,100 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Database Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Engineer
Top 30 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 22 August 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 +37 70 £57,500 +27.77% 3
London +25 36 £60,000 +4.34% 2
South East -3 20 £60,000 +33.33% 1
City of London +9 16 £51,750 -33.22% 1
Berkshire +6 14 £50,000 - 1
Reading - 7 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £22,500 -
East of England +6 5 £50,000 +80.18%
Leeds - 4 £22,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £22,500 -
South West -21 3 £40,000 -8.04%
Wiltshire - 3 £40,000 -
Chippenham - 3 £40,000 -
Newbury - 3 £37,500 -
Essex - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire +12 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Oxford +11 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Abingdon - 2 £60,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £60,000 -
Saffron Walden - 2 - -
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Southampton - 2 £37,500 -
Wallingford - 2 £60,000 -
Cambridge -1 1 £50,000 +122.22%
Cambridgeshire -4 1 £50,000 +80.18%
Scotland -19 1 £62,500 +74.82%
Surrey - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 91 (84.26%) SQL
2 63 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 63 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 44 (40.74%) Performance Tuning
4 39 (36.11%) .NET
5 38 (35.19%) Windows
6 36 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 33 (30.56%) Oracle
8 31 (28.70%) C#
9 30 (27.78%) Oracle Database
10 29 (26.85%) Linux
10 29 (26.85%) MS Excel
11 27 (25.00%) E-Commerce
12 25 (23.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 22 (20.37%) Finance
13 22 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (20.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 21 (19.44%) OLTP
15 20 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (17.59%) Unit Testing
17 18 (16.67%) MySQL
17 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET
18 16 (14.81%) TDD
18 16 (14.81%) Data Modelling
18 16 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
18 16 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
19 15 (13.89%) Degree
20 14 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
20 14 (12.96%) Scrum
20 14 (12.96%) COM

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (6.48%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.70%) ArcGIS
2 4 (3.70%) CMS
2 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.85%) IIS
3 2 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (0.93%) CICS
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 29 (26.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 5 (4.63%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) Internet
2 7 (6.48%) ATM
3 4 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.85%) LAN
4 2 (1.85%) WAN
5 1 (0.93%) Firewall
5 1 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 30 (27.78%) Oracle Database
3 25 (23.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (20.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (19.44%) OLTP
6 18 (16.67%) MySQL
7 16 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (9.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (8.33%) Oracle Exadata
9 9 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (8.33%) DB2
10 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
10 6 (5.56%) MS Access
11 5 (4.63%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.63%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.63%) JConsole
4 2 (1.85%) MSBuild
General
1 22 (20.37%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) Banking
3 5 (4.63%) Retail
4 2 (1.85%) Marketing
4 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.85%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Front Office
5 1 (0.93%) French Language
5 1 (0.93%) German Language
5 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (36.11%) .NET
2 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 14 (12.96%) COM
3 14 (12.96%) WCF
4 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (11.11%) WPF
4 12 (11.11%) RESTful
4 12 (11.11%) Web Services
5 5 (4.63%) JRockit
5 5 (4.63%) Middleware
6 4 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.70%) XML
7 3 (2.78%) jQuery
8 2 (1.85%) SOAP
8 2 (1.85%) HTML
9 1 (0.93%) ODBC
9 1 (0.93%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 11 (10.19%) Replication
3 7 (6.48%) EFT
4 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.56%) Clustering
5 5 (4.63%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.70%) GIS
6 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.78%) Kindle
8 2 (1.85%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.93%) Derivative
9 1 (0.93%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.93%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 38 (35.19%) Windows
2 29 (26.85%) Linux
3 8 (7.41%) UNIX
4 4 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Solaris
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.74%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 20 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (17.59%) Unit Testing
5 16 (14.81%) TDD
5 16 (14.81%) Data Modelling
6 14 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.96%) Scrum
7 13 (12.04%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (11.11%) System Testing
9 10 (9.26%) Software Engineering
10 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.48%) Migration
11 6 (5.56%) Database Tuning
11 6 (5.56%) ETL
12 5 (4.63%) Change Management
12 5 (4.63%) Performance Analysis
12 5 (4.63%) Database Security
12 5 (4.63%) Release Management
12 5 (4.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (84.26%) SQL
2 36 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 31 (28.70%) C#
4 12 (11.11%) Java
5 8 (7.41%) Python
6 7 (6.48%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.48%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.63%) VBA
8 5 (4.63%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.63%) Perl
9 4 (3.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 4 (3.70%) PHP
9 4 (3.70%) VBScript
9 4 (3.70%) VB
10 2 (1.85%) Ruby
10 2 (1.85%) C++
10 2 (1.85%) C
11 1 (0.93%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (13.89%) Degree
2 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.56%) MCITP
4 2 (1.85%) MCSA
5 1 (0.93%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (4.63%) Terminal Services
3 4 (3.70%) vSphere
3 4 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 63 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 33 (30.56%) Oracle
3 7 (6.48%) Sybase
4 6 (5.56%) Citrix
5 5 (4.63%) VMware
5 5 (4.63%) Advent
6 4 (3.70%) ESRI
6 4 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.70%) CommVault
7 3 (2.78%) Red Gate
8 2 (1.85%) JBoss
9 1 (0.93%) Sun
9 1 (0.93%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.93%) NetApp
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