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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Engineer
Rank 856 908 823
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -85
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 47 32 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.026% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.028% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 37 25 54
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £31,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -3.84%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 17 April 2015 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 17 April 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 +45 45 £45,000 -10.00% 3
London +6 17 £57,500 +15.00% 1
South West -3 10 £45,000 +80.00%
East of England +38 9 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Hertfordshire - 8 £52,500 - 1
Bristol - 7 £45,000 -
City of London - 6 £55,000 - 1
South East +2 5 £35,500 -32.38%
Dorset - 3 £45,000 -
Manchester +5 2 - -
North West +3 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £35,500 -
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Southampton - 2 £35,500 -
Stockport - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - - 1
Bournemouth - 2 £46,250 -
Kent +21 1 £27,500 -50.00%
Essex +5 1 - -
Berkshire +3 1 £53,500 +7.00%
Lincoln - 1 £45,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Surrey - 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Whitstable - 1 £27,500 -
Woking - 1 £45,000 -
Middlesbrough - 1 £45,000 -
Royston - 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 42 (62.69%) SQL Server
2 37 (55.22%) SQL
3 36 (53.73%) Oracle
4 34 (50.75%) Oracle Database
5 27 (40.30%) Linux
5 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
6 25 (37.31%) Oracle RAC
7 24 (35.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (35.82%) Performance Tuning
8 23 (34.33%) Data Guard
8 23 (34.33%) T-SQL
9 19 (28.36%) Oracle Database 10g
10 17 (25.37%) Finance
11 16 (23.88%) Clustering
11 16 (23.88%) Oracle RMAN
12 15 (22.39%) Degree
13 14 (20.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (20.90%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (20.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (20.90%) MySQL
14 12 (17.91%) UNIX
14 12 (17.91%) Shell Script
15 11 (16.42%) Perl
15 11 (16.42%) C#
15 11 (16.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (14.93%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (14.93%) .NET
16 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
16 10 (14.93%) Windows
16 10 (14.93%) Red Hat

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (11.94%) IIS
2 3 (4.48%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.49%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) Firewall
2 3 (4.48%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.49%) LTE
3 1 (1.49%) 4G
3 1 (1.49%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.49%) 2G
3 1 (1.49%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (62.69%) SQL Server
2 34 (50.75%) Oracle Database
3 24 (35.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (28.36%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (20.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (20.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (20.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (20.90%) MySQL
6 10 (14.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (14.93%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (11.94%) RDBMS
7 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
8 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
8 6 (8.96%) Hadoop
9 5 (7.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
10 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (4.48%) Sqoop
11 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (4.48%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Financial Institution
3 6 (8.96%) Automotive
3 6 (8.96%) Marketing
4 3 (4.48%) Advertising
5 2 (2.99%) Retail
6 1 (1.49%) Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Legal
6 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) .NET
2 8 (11.94%) SOAP
2 8 (11.94%) XML
3 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.45%) WCF
3 7 (10.45%) jQuery
4 5 (7.46%) Middleware
5 3 (4.48%) Kafka
6 1 (1.49%) Django
6 1 (1.49%) HTML
6 1 (1.49%) ODBC
6 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Clustering
2 5 (7.46%) Replication
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Open Source
4 2 (2.99%) Kindle
5 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) Statistics
5 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.30%) Linux
2 12 (17.91%) UNIX
3 11 (16.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (14.93%) Windows
5 6 (8.96%) Solaris
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.94%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (10.45%) Data Modelling
4 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.45%) Network Management
5 6 (8.96%) Asset Management
5 6 (8.96%) Database Security
6 5 (7.46%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.46%) Operations Management
7 4 (5.97%) ETL
8 3 (4.48%) CRM
8 3 (4.48%) Migration
8 3 (4.48%) Communications Security
8 3 (4.48%) Campaign Management
8 3 (4.48%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (4.48%) Change Data Capture
8 3 (4.48%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 37 (55.22%) SQL
2 23 (34.33%) T-SQL
3 12 (17.91%) Shell Script
4 11 (16.42%) Perl
4 11 (16.42%) C#
5 9 (13.43%) C
5 9 (13.43%) Python
6 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.45%) C++
7 7 (10.45%) Java
8 5 (7.46%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.48%) Korn
10 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Degree
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (10.45%) OCA
5 6 (8.96%) OCP
5 6 (8.96%) MCP
6 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) MCSE
8 1 (1.49%) MCSA
8 1 (1.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (37.31%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) Apache Flume
3 3 (4.48%) HDFS
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 23 (34.33%) Data Guard
2 16 (23.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (14.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 36 (53.73%) Oracle
2 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.93%) Red Hat
4 7 (10.45%) Rackspace
5 4 (5.97%) Veritas
6 3 (4.48%) VMware
6 3 (4.48%) Sony
6 3 (4.48%) HP
7 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.49%) Cramer
7 1 (1.49%) Mapinfo
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