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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Engineer
Rank 896 905 901
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 52 37 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.035% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.036% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 44 29 41
Average salary £34,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £37,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.33%

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +42 52 £34,000 -32.00% 10
South East +20 14 £26,500 -25.87% 5
Berkshire +7 12 £26,500 -26.38%
London +1 12 £62,500 +25.00% 4
Reading +20 11 £26,500 -
Yorkshire - 11 £34,000 - 1
Leeds - 10 £34,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 10 £34,000 - 1
East of England +4 8 £50,000 +29.03%
Cambridgeshire +8 7 £50,000 +33.33%
South West -2 5 £26,500 -44.21%
City of London +59 3 £70,000 +40.00%
Bristol +5 2 £31,000 -31.11%
Cambridge -3 2 £36,250 -3.33%
North West +25 1 £47,500 -
Manchester +18 1 £47,500 -
Hampshire +17 1 £35,000 +1.44%
Hertfordshire +7 1 - -
Dorset +5 1 - -
Southampton 0 1 £35,000 -1.40%
Taunton - 1 £26,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £29,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £55,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Cirencester - 1 £22,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £22,500 -
Somerset - 1 £26,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £22,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £29,000 -

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 59 (57.84%) SQL
2 55 (53.92%) SQL Server
3 36 (35.29%) MySQL
4 30 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (24.51%) Migration
5 25 (24.51%) ETL
6 24 (23.53%) Windows
7 23 (22.55%) Sybase
8 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
9 19 (18.63%) Degree
10 18 (17.65%) T-SQL
11 17 (16.67%) Data Migration
12 16 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (14.71%) Oracle
13 15 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (13.73%) MS Excel
15 13 (12.75%) Oracle Database
15 13 (12.75%) Mentoring
16 12 (11.76%) Time Management
16 12 (11.76%) VMware
16 12 (11.76%) DTS
16 12 (11.76%) SAN
16 12 (11.76%) HP
16 12 (11.76%) Visual Studio
16 12 (11.76%) Linux
17 11 (10.78%) Software Testing
17 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (10.78%) Performance Optimisation
18 10 (9.80%) Test Planning
18 10 (9.80%) User Stories

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
1 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (4.90%) SaaS
2 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.98%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.76%) SAN
2 3 (2.94%) DHCP
2 3 (2.94%) DNS
2 3 (2.94%) Internet
2 3 (2.94%) Wireless
3 1 (0.98%) DAB
3 1 (0.98%) HTTP
3 1 (0.98%) LAN
3 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (53.92%) SQL Server
2 36 (35.29%) MySQL
3 30 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (12.75%) Oracle Database
6 12 (11.76%) DTS
7 8 (7.84%) Big Data
7 8 (7.84%) NoSQL
7 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (4.90%) Relational Database
9 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (3.92%) MongoDB
10 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (2.94%) MS Access
11 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.80%) Cucumber
2 10 (9.80%) FitNesse
2 10 (9.80%) Selenium
2 10 (9.80%) SoapUI
2 10 (9.80%) SpecFlow
3 6 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.90%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (8.82%) Banking
2 6 (5.88%) Finance
3 3 (2.94%) Marketing
3 3 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.98%) Back Office
4 1 (0.98%) Electronics
4 1 (0.98%) French Language
4 1 (0.98%) German Language
4 1 (0.98%) Local Government
4 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.90%) XML
2 3 (2.94%) .NET
2 3 (2.94%) Ajax
2 3 (2.94%) AngularJS
2 3 (2.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (2.94%) HTML
2 3 (2.94%) HTML5
2 3 (2.94%) JSON
2 3 (2.94%) ODBC
3 2 (1.96%) MDX
3 2 (1.96%) Middleware
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle Streams
3 2 (1.96%) REST
3 2 (1.96%) SOAP
3 2 (1.96%) Web Services
3 2 (1.96%) XSLT
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.98%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) Data Structures
3 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.90%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.92%) Clustering
6 3 (2.94%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.94%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.94%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.94%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) Fintech
7 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.53%) Windows
2 12 (11.76%) Linux
3 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.84%) Unix
5 4 (3.92%) Android
5 4 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.92%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.51%) ETL
1 25 (24.51%) Migration
2 17 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 15 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.75%) Mentoring
5 12 (11.76%) Time Management
6 11 (10.78%) Performance Optimisation
6 11 (10.78%) Software Testing
7 10 (9.80%) ATDD
7 10 (9.80%) BDD
7 10 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (9.80%) ITIL
7 10 (9.80%) Test Automation
7 10 (9.80%) Test Management
7 10 (9.80%) Test Planning
7 10 (9.80%) User Stories
7 10 (9.80%) Web Testing
8 9 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (8.82%) Translating Business Requirements
8 9 (8.82%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (57.84%) SQL
2 18 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 10 (9.80%) Java
4 8 (7.84%) Python
5 6 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.88%) C#
5 6 (5.88%) Perl
6 5 (4.90%) C++
7 3 (2.94%) PHP
7 3 (2.94%) VBA
8 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) DBS Check
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.96%) OCP
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.98%) HNC
4 1 (0.98%) HND
4 1 (0.98%) MCP
4 1 (0.98%) MCSA
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.82%) VMware ESX
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.94%) XenServer
4 1 (0.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.92%) HAProxy
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (22.55%) Sybase
2 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 15 (14.71%) Oracle
4 12 (11.76%) HP
4 12 (11.76%) VMware
5 9 (8.82%) EMC
5 9 (8.82%) Red Gate
6 4 (3.92%) Percona
7 3 (2.94%) Apple
7 3 (2.94%) Aruba
7 3 (2.94%) Meru Networks
8 1 (0.98%) Google
8 1 (0.98%) Informatica
8 1 (0.98%) Talend
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