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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Engineer
Rank 860 849 851
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 20 30 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.028% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.029% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 39
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £37,200 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Database Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Engineer
Top 19 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 24 December 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 -16 16 £50,000 +5.26% 3
London -22 8 £60,000 +26.31% 1
East of England - 4 £40,000 -
Wales - 4 £29,250 -
South East -9 3 £53,500 +35.44%
South Wales - 3 £28,500 -
Cardiff - 3 £28,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £53,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £53,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £37,500 -
City of London +9 1 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Bristol -9 1 £45,000 - 2
South West -17 1 £45,000 - 2
Essex - 1 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Reading - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 1 - -

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 73 (86.90%) SQL
2 58 (69.05%) SQL Server
3 52 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 43 (51.19%) T-SQL
5 39 (46.43%) .NET
5 39 (46.43%) Performance Tuning
6 34 (40.48%) C#
7 27 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (30.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (27.38%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (25.00%) E-Commerce
12 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET
12 19 (22.62%) Linux
12 19 (22.62%) OLTP
13 18 (21.43%) Windows
13 18 (21.43%) Data Modelling
13 18 (21.43%) Unit Testing
14 16 (19.05%) Finance
14 16 (19.05%) TDD
15 15 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (16.67%) Oracle
16 14 (16.67%) XML
17 13 (15.48%) COM
17 13 (15.48%) Degree
17 13 (15.48%) Root Cause Analysis
18 12 (14.29%) Visual Studio
18 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
18 12 (14.29%) WCF

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (4.76%) IIS
1 4 (4.76%) ArcGIS
1 4 (4.76%) CMS
2 3 (3.57%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 6 (7.14%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (2.38%) LAN
3 2 (2.38%) WAN
4 1 (1.19%) Internet
4 1 (1.19%) 3G
4 1 (1.19%) 2G
4 1 (1.19%) LTE
4 1 (1.19%) 4G
4 1 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (69.05%) SQL Server
2 27 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (30.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (27.38%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (22.62%) OLTP
6 15 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (10.71%) Oracle Database
7 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 9 (10.71%) MySQL
8 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (3.57%) VLDB
10 3 (3.57%) Sqoop
10 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
10 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 12 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.76%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.38%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.38%) JConsole
General
1 16 (19.05%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Automotive
3 5 (5.95%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Retail
3 5 (5.95%) Marketing
4 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.76%) Advertising
5 3 (3.57%) Legal
6 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.19%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (46.43%) .NET
2 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET
3 14 (16.67%) XML
4 13 (15.48%) COM
5 12 (14.29%) WCF
6 10 (11.90%) jQuery
6 10 (11.90%) SOAP
7 9 (10.71%) Web Services
8 6 (7.14%) WPF
8 6 (7.14%) RESTful
8 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (4.76%) HTML
9 4 (4.76%) Ajax
9 4 (4.76%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.57%) Kafka
11 2 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (2.38%) JRockit
11 2 (2.38%) Middleware
12 1 (1.19%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Replication
2 6 (7.14%) Clustering
2 6 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.76%) GIS
4 4 (4.76%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) Equities
6 1 (1.19%) Derivative
6 1 (1.19%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.19%) Kindle
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.62%) Linux
2 18 (21.43%) Windows
3 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.76%) UNIX
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.43%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 18 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 18 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 16 (19.05%) TDD
6 13 (15.48%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.52%) Scrum
9 8 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
9 8 (9.52%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (7.14%) Project Management
11 6 (7.14%) Web Development
11 6 (7.14%) System Testing
11 6 (7.14%) Time Management
12 5 (5.95%) Release Management
12 5 (5.95%) ETL
13 4 (4.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (86.90%) SQL
2 43 (51.19%) T-SQL
3 34 (40.48%) C#
4 10 (11.90%) Perl
4 10 (11.90%) Shell Script
5 9 (10.71%) PL/SQL
6 7 (8.33%) Python
6 7 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 7 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.14%) C
7 6 (7.14%) C++
7 6 (7.14%) Java
8 4 (4.76%) PHP
8 4 (4.76%) VBA
9 3 (3.57%) VB
10 2 (2.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Degree
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.95%) MCITP
4 2 (2.38%) MCSE
4 2 (2.38%) ISEB
5 1 (1.19%) HND
5 1 (1.19%) OCP
5 1 (1.19%) OCA
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.14%) Terminal Services
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (4.76%) vSphere
4 3 (3.57%) Apache Flume
4 3 (3.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (4.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 52 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.67%) Oracle
3 8 (9.52%) Sybase
4 6 (7.14%) Citrix
4 6 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.14%) Advent
5 4 (4.76%) VMware
5 4 (4.76%) ESRI
5 4 (4.76%) CommVault
6 3 (3.57%) HP
6 3 (3.57%) Sony
6 3 (3.57%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.38%) Red Gate
8 1 (1.19%) Cramer
8 1 (1.19%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.19%) Sun
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