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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Engineer
Rank 863 871 854
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 29 58 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.050% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.052% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 16 52 19
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £65,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2015 within the UK.

Database Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Engineer
Top 25 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 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 -23 15 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Scotland +23 10 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Edinburgh - 10 £47,500 - 1
East of England +8 5 £42,500 -
London +8 5 £63,750 +2.00%
South Wales - 4 £41,980 -
Wales - 4 £41,980 -
South West -11 3 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Cardiff - 3 £41,980 -
Cambridge - 2 £46,250 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £46,250 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £42,500 -
Essex -3 1 £42,500 -
Chippenham -4 1 £38,000 -5.00%
Wiltshire -7 1 £38,000 -5.00%
South East -17 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Dorset - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -
Caerphilly - 1 £27,500 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Royston - 1 £42,500 -
Dagenham - 1 £55,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £52,500 -

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 51 (67.11%) Oracle
2 44 (57.89%) SQL
3 43 (56.58%) Oracle Database
4 40 (52.63%) SQL Server
5 28 (36.84%) UNIX
6 25 (32.89%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (32.89%) Oracle RAC
6 25 (32.89%) Data Guard
7 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
7 22 (28.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (27.63%) Linux
8 21 (27.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (26.32%) T-SQL
9 20 (26.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 19 (25.00%) Finance
10 19 (25.00%) Clustering
11 18 (23.68%) Oracle RMAN
11 18 (23.68%) Windows
12 16 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (19.74%) Relational Database
14 14 (18.42%) Database Security
14 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (17.11%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (17.11%) Shell Script
16 12 (15.79%) MySQL
17 11 (14.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 11 (14.47%) RDBMS
18 10 (13.16%) Performance Monitoring
18 10 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (6.58%) IIS
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Firewall
2 2 (2.63%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (56.58%) Oracle Database
2 40 (52.63%) SQL Server
3 22 (28.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (27.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (26.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 16 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (19.74%) Relational Database
8 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (17.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (15.79%) MySQL
11 11 (14.47%) RDBMS
12 9 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (9.21%) DB2
13 7 (9.21%) Oracle Database 12c
14 5 (6.58%) NoSQL
14 5 (6.58%) Hadoop
15 4 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 3 (3.95%) Oracle Exadata
16 3 (3.95%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.32%) Toad
2 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Retail
3 6 (7.89%) Financial Institution
4 5 (6.58%) Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Automotive
5 3 (3.95%) Local Government
6 1 (1.32%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) Middleware
2 5 (6.58%) .NET
3 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.26%) WCF
3 4 (5.26%) XML
4 3 (3.95%) jQuery
4 3 (3.95%) SOAP
5 2 (2.63%) ODBC
6 1 (1.32%) HTML
6 1 (1.32%) COM
6 1 (1.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Clustering
2 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.21%) Replication
4 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.63%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Kindle
5 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.32%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.32%) BBC
5 1 (1.32%) Statistics
5 1 (1.32%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.32%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.32%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.84%) UNIX
2 21 (27.63%) Linux
3 18 (23.68%) Windows
4 10 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.21%) Solaris
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (18.42%) Database Security
3 13 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (13.16%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 7 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (9.21%) Information Security
6 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.21%) Computer Security
7 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.89%) Operations Management
8 5 (6.58%) ETL
8 5 (6.58%) Capacity Management
9 4 (5.26%) Database Tuning
9 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.95%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.95%) CRM
10 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.95%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (57.89%) SQL
2 20 (26.32%) T-SQL
3 13 (17.11%) Shell Script
4 9 (11.84%) Perl
5 7 (9.21%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.89%) C#
7 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.58%) Python
7 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.26%) Korn
8 4 (5.26%) C
8 4 (5.26%) C++
8 4 (5.26%) Java
9 3 (3.95%) VBA
10 1 (1.32%) PHP
10 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Degree
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
2 8 (10.53%) CISMP
2 8 (10.53%) CISSP
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.21%) MCP
4 6 (7.89%) OCA
5 5 (6.58%) OCP
6 1 (1.32%) MCSA
6 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (32.89%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (32.89%) Data Guard
2 18 (23.68%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (14.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 51 (67.11%) Oracle
2 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 8 (10.53%) McAfee
4 5 (6.58%) Veritas
5 3 (3.95%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.63%) VMware
7 1 (1.32%) Google
7 1 (1.32%) Sony
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