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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Engineer
Rank 868 826 866
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 23 70 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.061% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.064% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 13 51 14
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +37.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,396 £35,000 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%

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
102603 109261 101023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.49% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85657 88395 83850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015 within the UK.

Database Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Engineer
Top 20 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 3 September 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 -34 14 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Scotland +13 7 £48,750 -22.00%
Edinburgh - 7 £48,750 -
London -17 5 £68,750 +14.58% 3
East of England +9 4 £46,250 -7.50%
South West -8 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Dorset - 3 £45,000 -
Bournemouth - 3 £45,000 -
Cambridge +18 2 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire +17 2 £50,000 -
South Wales - 2 £34,740 -
Wales - 2 £34,740 -
Hertfordshire -3 1 £42,500 -
Essex -10 1 £42,500 -
North West - 1 £42,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £41,980 -
Caerphilly - 1 £27,500 -
Manchester - 1 £42,000 -
Oldham - 1 £42,000 -
Royston - 1 £42,500 -

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 45 (68.18%) SQL
2 40 (60.61%) Oracle
3 35 (53.03%) SQL Server
4 32 (48.48%) Oracle Database
5 24 (36.36%) UNIX
6 23 (34.85%) T-SQL
7 21 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (30.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (25.76%) Relational Database
11 16 (24.24%) Clustering
11 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
12 15 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (19.70%) RDBMS
13 13 (19.70%) Windows
13 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (19.70%) Oracle RAC
13 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (19.70%) Data Guard
14 12 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
14 12 (18.18%) Linux
14 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (16.67%) Database Security
16 10 (15.15%) Shell Script
17 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
17 9 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (13.64%) Finance
17 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
18 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
18 8 (12.12%) Replication

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (4.55%) IIS
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.03%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
1 2 (3.03%) Firewall
1 2 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (53.03%) SQL Server
2 32 (48.48%) Oracle Database
3 20 (30.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (25.76%) Relational Database
6 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (19.70%) RDBMS
7 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (10.61%) DB2
10 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
11 5 (7.58%) Hadoop
11 5 (7.58%) MySQL
12 4 (6.06%) MS Access
12 4 (6.06%) DTS
12 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.52%) Toad
2 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Retail
3 5 (7.58%) Local Government
3 5 (7.58%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Automotive
5 1 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) .NET
1 4 (6.06%) ODBC
2 3 (4.55%) Middleware
2 3 (4.55%) WCF
2 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.55%) XML
3 2 (3.03%) SOAP
3 2 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (1.52%) RESTful
4 1 (1.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Clustering
2 8 (12.12%) Replication
2 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.52%) BBC
5 1 (1.52%) Statistics
5 1 (1.52%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.52%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.36%) UNIX
2 13 (19.70%) Windows
3 12 (18.18%) Linux
4 4 (6.06%) Solaris
4 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (16.67%) Database Security
4 8 (12.12%) Data Modelling
5 7 (10.61%) Information Security
5 7 (10.61%) Computer Security
6 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (7.58%) Capacity Management
8 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.06%) ETL
8 4 (6.06%) CRM
8 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.06%) Database Tuning
9 3 (4.55%) Operations Management
9 3 (4.55%) Migration
9 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.55%) ITIL
10 2 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 45 (68.18%) SQL
2 23 (34.85%) T-SQL
3 10 (15.15%) Shell Script
4 8 (12.12%) Perl
5 7 (10.61%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.58%) VBA
7 4 (6.06%) Python
7 4 (6.06%) C#
7 4 (6.06%) Java
8 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.55%) C++
8 3 (4.55%) C
8 3 (4.55%) Korn
9 1 (1.52%) VB
9 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) MCP
1 8 (12.12%) CISSP
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (12.12%) CISMP
2 3 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) Docker
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) Data Guard
2 12 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 40 (60.61%) Oracle
2 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.12%) McAfee
4 4 (6.06%) Veritas
5 2 (3.03%) VMware
5 2 (3.03%) Google
5 2 (3.03%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.52%) Sony
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
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