The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Database Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Engineer
Rank 867 934 889
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 44 30 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.027% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.028% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 39 16 64
Median salary £60,000 £49,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.44% +22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £41,000 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £83,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.62%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Database Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Database Engineer in the job title.

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 25 September 2016 within the UK.

Database Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Engineer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +75 42 £60,000 +20.00% 4
London +64 24 £60,000 -28.35% 3
Leeds - 7 £37,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 7 £37,500 - 1
East of England +15 6 £62,000 +24.00%
Hertfordshire - 6 £62,000 -
South West 0 3 £34,000 -20.00%
Bristol - 3 £34,000 -
South East +46 2 £32,250 -32.81%
Berkshire +33 2 £32,250 -35.50%
Scotland +19 1 - -
South Wales +16 1 - -
Wales +5 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Newport - 1 - -

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Database Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Database Engineer in the job title.

1 52 (47.27%) Oracle
2 45 (40.91%) Linux
3 42 (38.18%) Performance Tuning
4 41 (37.27%) Amazon AWS
5 38 (34.55%) SQL
6 37 (33.64%) MySQL
7 35 (31.82%) Python
8 31 (28.18%) DevOps
9 30 (27.27%) Ruby
10 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (25.45%) Oracle Database
11 28 (25.45%) Node.js
11 28 (25.45%) MariaDB
11 28 (25.45%) Replication
11 28 (25.45%) Clustering
12 27 (24.55%) SQL Server
13 25 (22.73%) AWS Lambda
14 23 (20.91%) Oracle RAC
14 23 (20.91%) SLA
15 20 (18.18%) Finance
16 19 (17.27%) Microsoft
17 18 (16.36%) Middleware
17 18 (16.36%) Publishing
18 16 (14.55%) Project Management
19 15 (13.64%) T-SQL
19 15 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
19 15 (13.64%) Unix
19 15 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
19 15 (13.64%) Ansible
19 15 (13.64%) Puppet

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS Office
2 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (37.27%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (22.73%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) DNS
1 1 (0.91%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (33.64%) MySQL
2 28 (25.45%) MariaDB
2 28 (25.45%) Oracle Database
3 27 (24.55%) SQL Server
4 15 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (12.73%) MongoDB
6 13 (11.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (10.91%) Amazon RDS
7 12 (10.91%) NoSQL
7 12 (10.91%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (10.00%) Hadoop
8 11 (10.00%) Relational Database
9 10 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 10 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
9 10 (9.09%) RDBMS
10 9 (8.18%) Amazon Redshift
10 9 (8.18%) Couchbase
11 7 (6.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 10 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.73%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (2.73%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (18.18%) Finance
2 18 (16.36%) Publishing
3 10 (9.09%) Electronics
4 2 (1.82%) Advertising
4 2 (1.82%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Front Office
4 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.45%) Node.js
2 18 (16.36%) Middleware
3 12 (10.91%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 10 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (3.64%) JDBC
5 4 (3.64%) JSON
6 1 (0.91%) .NET
6 1 (0.91%) HTML
6 1 (0.91%) Web Services
6 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.45%) Clustering
1 28 (25.45%) Replication
2 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.36%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.82%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.82%) Equities
6 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.91%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.91%) CCTV
6 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.91%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 45 (40.91%) Linux
2 15 (13.64%) Unix
3 13 (11.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (11.82%) Windows
4 11 (10.00%) Solaris
5 3 (2.73%) CentOS
6 1 (0.91%) AIX
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.91%) SUSE
6 1 (0.91%) VMS
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.18%) Performance Tuning
2 31 (28.18%) DevOps
3 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (14.55%) Project Management
5 14 (12.73%) High Availability
5 14 (12.73%) Migration
6 12 (10.91%) Operations Management
6 12 (10.91%) Performance Monitoring
7 11 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
8 10 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (9.09%) ETL
8 10 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
9 9 (8.18%) Data Security
9 9 (8.18%) Database Optimisation
10 8 (7.27%) Performance Engineering
11 7 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.36%) Database Security
11 7 (6.36%) Test Automation
11 7 (6.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (34.55%) SQL
2 35 (31.82%) Python
3 30 (27.27%) Ruby
4 15 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 8 (7.27%) Perl
6 5 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.64%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.82%) Java
8 2 (1.82%) PHP
8 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.91%) C
9 1 (0.91%) C#
9 1 (0.91%) Clojure
9 1 (0.91%) Korn
9 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) Degree
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.91%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (20.91%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (13.64%) Ansible
1 15 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (13.64%) Puppet
2 13 (11.82%) Data Guard
2 13 (11.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 12 (10.91%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.82%) Salt
5 1 (0.91%) SafeCom
5 1 (0.91%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (47.27%) Oracle
2 19 (17.27%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.82%) Red Hat
4 10 (9.09%) VMware
5 9 (8.18%) ParAccel
5 9 (8.18%) Vertica
6 7 (6.36%) IBM
7 3 (2.73%) Informatica
7 3 (2.73%) Teradata
8 2 (1.82%) HP
8 2 (1.82%) Sage
8 2 (1.82%) Sun
8 2 (1.82%) Sybase
8 2 (1.82%) Talend
9 1 (0.91%) Netezza
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