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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Engineer
Rank 863 902 826
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -76
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 40 26 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.022% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.024% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 60
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £31,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -16.66%

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
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
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 £27,450 £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 1 April 2015 within the UK.

Database Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Engineer
Top 28 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 1 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 +48 40 £45,000 -7.69% 5
London -16 15 £57,500 +15.00% 2
East of England +25 9 £46,250 +15.62% 2
South West -11 8 £45,000 +100.00% 1
City of London +18 5 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Bristol - 5 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £52,500 - 2
South East -8 4 £35,500 -35.45%
Essex +1 3 - -
Dorset - 3 £45,000 -
North West +9 2 - -
Manchester +1 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £35,500 -
Stockport - 2 - -
Bournemouth - 2 £46,250 -
Hampshire - 2 £35,500 -
Kent +15 1 £27,500 -50.00%
Lincolnshire - 1 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Surrey - 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Whitstable - 1 £27,500 -
Woking - 1 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £40,000 -
Middlesbrough - 1 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £40,000 -
Lincoln - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 38 (62.30%) SQL Server
2 36 (59.02%) SQL
3 31 (50.82%) Oracle
4 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
4 27 (44.26%) Oracle Database
5 24 (39.34%) Linux
6 23 (37.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (36.07%) T-SQL
8 21 (34.43%) Oracle RAC
9 19 (31.15%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (29.51%) Data Guard
11 16 (26.23%) Oracle Database 10g
11 16 (26.23%) Finance
11 16 (26.23%) Clustering
11 16 (26.23%) Degree
12 14 (22.95%) C#
12 14 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (21.31%) MySQL
13 13 (21.31%) Oracle RMAN
13 13 (21.31%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (19.67%) .NET
14 12 (19.67%) Visual Studio
14 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (18.03%) SOAP
15 11 (18.03%) XML
15 11 (18.03%) Shell Script
16 10 (16.39%) Perl
16 10 (16.39%) Windows
16 10 (16.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 9 (14.75%) C

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (13.11%) IIS
2 3 (4.92%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.64%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) Firewall
2 3 (4.92%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.64%) LTE
3 1 (1.64%) 4G
3 1 (1.64%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.64%) 2G
3 1 (1.64%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (62.30%) SQL Server
2 27 (44.26%) Oracle Database
3 23 (37.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (26.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (21.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (21.31%) MySQL
7 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (14.75%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (11.48%) RDBMS
8 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
9 4 (6.56%) NoSQL
9 4 (6.56%) Hadoop
9 4 (6.56%) MongoDB
9 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (4.92%) VLDB
10 3 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.56%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Financial Institution
3 6 (9.84%) Automotive
3 6 (9.84%) Marketing
4 3 (4.92%) Advertising
5 2 (3.28%) Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) .NET
2 11 (18.03%) SOAP
2 11 (18.03%) XML
3 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.48%) WCF
3 7 (11.48%) jQuery
4 4 (6.56%) Middleware
5 3 (4.92%) Web Services
5 3 (4.92%) Kafka
6 1 (1.64%) Django
6 1 (1.64%) HTML
6 1 (1.64%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Clustering
2 3 (4.92%) Replication
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Open Source
3 2 (3.28%) Kindle
4 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.64%) Statistics
4 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) Linux
2 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 10 (16.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (11.48%) UNIX
4 5 (8.20%) Solaris
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
4 7 (11.48%) Network Management
5 6 (9.84%) Asset Management
5 6 (9.84%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.20%) ETL
6 5 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (8.20%) Database Security
7 4 (6.56%) Operations Management
7 4 (6.56%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.92%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.92%) Campaign Management
8 3 (4.92%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (4.92%) Change Data Capture
8 3 (4.92%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (59.02%) SQL
2 22 (36.07%) T-SQL
3 14 (22.95%) C#
4 11 (18.03%) Shell Script
5 10 (16.39%) Perl
6 9 (14.75%) C
6 9 (14.75%) Python
7 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
8 7 (11.48%) C++
8 7 (11.48%) Java
9 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.92%) Korn
11 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Degree
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (11.48%) OCA
3 7 (11.48%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (9.84%) MCP
5 5 (8.20%) OCP
6 2 (3.28%) MCSE
6 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) MCSA
7 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (34.43%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) Apache Flume
3 3 (4.92%) HDFS
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 18 (29.51%) Data Guard
2 13 (21.31%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (11.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (50.82%) Oracle
2 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.75%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.48%) Rackspace
5 3 (4.92%) VMware
5 3 (4.92%) Sony
5 3 (4.92%) HP
5 3 (4.92%) Veritas
6 1 (1.64%) Cramer
6 1 (1.64%) Mapinfo
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