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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Engineer
Rank 838 849 861
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 67 24 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.023% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.024% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 47 18 22
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,700 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -1.17%

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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014 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 23 September 2014. 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 +20 63 £60,000 +33.33% 2
London +19 27 £60,000 +9.09%
South East +7 17 £60,000 -
City of London +27 14 £48,750 -18.75%
Berkshire +7 11 £60,000 -
East of England -6 7 £47,500 +111.11% 2
Reading - 6 £60,000 -
South West -39 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire - 5 £22,500 -
Scotland -15 4 £66,250 +85.31%
West Yorkshire - 4 £22,500 -
Essex - 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 £60,000 -
Oxford - 4 £60,000 -
Wallingford - 4 £60,000 -
Glasgow - 4 £66,250 -
Leeds - 4 £22,500 -
Abingdon - 4 £60,000 -
Chippenham - 3 £40,000 -
Saffron Walden - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £37,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 £40,000 -
Bristol -16 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Bracknell - 2 £60,000 -
Newbury - 2 £37,500 -
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Southampton - 2 £37,500 -
Stafford - 2 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £45,000 - 1

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 93 (83.78%) SQL
2 65 (58.56%) SQL Server
2 65 (58.56%) Microsoft
3 46 (41.44%) Performance Tuning
4 43 (38.74%) T-SQL
5 40 (36.04%) .NET
6 38 (34.23%) Windows
7 34 (30.63%) C#
8 32 (28.83%) Linux
9 30 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (26.13%) MS Excel
11 28 (25.23%) Oracle
12 27 (24.32%) E-Commerce
13 26 (23.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 26 (23.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 25 (22.52%) Oracle Database
15 23 (20.72%) Finance
15 23 (20.72%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (18.92%) OLTP
18 20 (18.02%) Team Foundation Server
19 19 (17.12%) Unit Testing
19 19 (17.12%) Data Modelling
20 18 (16.22%) MySQL
20 18 (16.22%) Scrum
20 18 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
21 17 (15.32%) WCF
22 16 (14.41%) TDD
22 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET
22 16 (14.41%) Degree

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (4.50%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.60%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.60%) ArcGIS
2 4 (3.60%) CMS
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (1.80%) IIS
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.90%) CICS
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 29 (26.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 6 (5.41%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) Internet
2 5 (4.50%) ATM
3 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.80%) LAN
4 2 (1.80%) WAN
5 1 (0.90%) Firewall
5 1 (0.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (58.56%) SQL Server
2 26 (23.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 26 (23.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (22.52%) Oracle Database
4 23 (20.72%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (18.92%) OLTP
6 18 (16.22%) MySQL
6 18 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (8.11%) Oracle Exadata
9 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (7.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (6.31%) DB2
11 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (4.50%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
14 3 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 20 (18.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.61%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.31%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.50%) JConsole
5 2 (1.80%) MSBuild
General
1 23 (20.72%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Retail
3 6 (5.41%) Banking
4 5 (4.50%) Automotive
5 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.80%) Legal
6 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Advertising
7 1 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.90%) French Language
7 1 (0.90%) German Language
7 1 (0.90%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.04%) .NET
2 17 (15.32%) WCF
3 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET
4 14 (12.61%) COM
4 14 (12.61%) WPF
4 14 (12.61%) Web Services
4 14 (12.61%) RESTful
4 14 (12.61%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (7.21%) XML
6 7 (6.31%) jQuery
7 5 (4.50%) JRockit
7 5 (4.50%) Middleware
7 5 (4.50%) HTML
8 4 (3.60%) Ajax
8 4 (3.60%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.60%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (2.70%) SOAP
10 1 (0.90%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Client/Server
2 11 (9.91%) Replication
3 6 (5.41%) Clustering
3 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.50%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.50%) EFT
5 4 (3.60%) GIS
5 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.60%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.70%) Kindle
7 2 (1.80%) Equities
8 1 (0.90%) Derivative
8 1 (0.90%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.90%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 38 (34.23%) Windows
2 32 (28.83%) Linux
3 10 (9.01%) UNIX
4 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.44%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (24.32%) E-Commerce
4 22 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (17.12%) Unit Testing
5 19 (17.12%) Data Modelling
6 18 (16.22%) Scrum
7 16 (14.41%) TDD
8 14 (12.61%) System Testing
9 13 (11.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (7.21%) ETL
11 8 (7.21%) Release Management
11 8 (7.21%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (7.21%) Mentoring
12 6 (5.41%) Database Tuning
12 6 (5.41%) Time Management
13 5 (4.50%) Project Management
13 5 (4.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 93 (83.78%) SQL
2 43 (38.74%) T-SQL
3 34 (30.63%) C#
4 11 (9.91%) Java
5 9 (8.11%) Perl
5 9 (8.11%) Python
6 8 (7.21%) Shell Script
6 8 (7.21%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.31%) PHP
8 6 (5.41%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.50%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.60%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 4 (3.60%) VB
11 3 (2.70%) VBA
11 3 (2.70%) C
11 3 (2.70%) C++
12 2 (1.80%) Ruby
13 1 (0.90%) COBOL
13 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (14.41%) Degree
2 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.41%) MCITP
4 2 (1.80%) MCSA
4 2 (1.80%) ISEB
5 1 (0.90%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) ISO 9001
1 3 (2.70%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (6.31%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (5.41%) Terminal Services
3 5 (4.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (3.60%) vSphere
4 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (3.60%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 65 (58.56%) Microsoft
2 28 (25.23%) Oracle
3 10 (9.01%) Sybase
4 7 (6.31%) Citrix
5 6 (5.41%) Advent
6 5 (4.50%) VMware
7 4 (3.60%) ESRI
7 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.60%) CommVault
8 3 (2.70%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.90%) NetApp
9 1 (0.90%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.90%) Sun
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