The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Database Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Engineer
UK
Rank 794 880 927
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 47 59 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.058% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.060% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 36 49 29
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £34,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.17% -20.00%

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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Database Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Database Engineer in the job title.

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 25 February 2017 within the UK.

Database Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Engineer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +88 47 £47,500 - 3
London +83 25 £55,000 -8.33% 1
South East +69 15 £27,500 +3.77% 1
City of London +48 8 £47,500 -24.00%
Berkshire +51 7 £28,500 +7.54% 1
Reading +44 7 £28,500 +7.54%
Surrey - 7 £22,500 -
Yorkshire +24 4 £42,500 +25.00% 1
Leeds +15 4 £42,500 +25.00% 1
West Yorkshire +10 4 £42,500 +25.00% 1
South West +15 2 £42,500 +88.88%
Bristol -2 2 £42,500 -
Staines - 2 £22,500 -
Cambridge +11 1 £30,000 -17.24%
East of England +10 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Cambridgeshire +3 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Middlesex - 1 £22,500 -

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Database Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Database Engineer in the job title.

1 76 (71.70%) SQL
2 42 (39.62%) Oracle
3 37 (34.91%) SQL Server
4 33 (31.13%) MySQL
5 32 (30.19%) T-SQL
6 26 (24.53%) ETL
7 25 (23.58%) Linux
8 24 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (22.64%) Performance Tuning
9 21 (19.81%) MongoDB
9 21 (19.81%) Java
10 19 (17.92%) Python
10 19 (17.92%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (17.92%) SAN
10 19 (17.92%) Oracle Database
10 19 (17.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (17.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (16.98%) Windows
11 18 (16.98%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (16.04%) Migration
13 15 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (14.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (14.15%) Elasticsearch
14 14 (13.21%) Relational Database
14 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
14 14 (13.21%) Shell Script
14 14 (13.21%) Sybase
14 14 (13.21%) Finance
15 13 (12.26%) PL/SQL
15 13 (12.26%) Perl

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (14.15%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (9.43%) Cloud Foundry
2 10 (9.43%) OpenStack
3 7 (6.60%) Apache
4 5 (4.72%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.89%) IIS
5 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.66%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.77%) MS Office
3 4 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 24 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.89%) IaaS
2 2 (1.89%) PaaS
3 1 (0.94%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.92%) SAN
2 10 (9.43%) NAS
3 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (34.91%) SQL Server
2 33 (31.13%) MySQL
3 21 (19.81%) MongoDB
4 19 (17.92%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (17.92%) Oracle Database
4 19 (17.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (17.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (16.98%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (14.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (13.21%) Relational Database
8 12 (11.32%) Big Data
8 12 (11.32%) Hadoop
8 12 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (9.43%) Redis
10 9 (8.49%) RDBMS
11 7 (6.60%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (6.60%) NoSQL
11 7 (6.60%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (4.72%) GIS
12 5 (4.72%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.66%) JUnit
2 6 (5.66%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.72%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.72%) Maven
4 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (13.21%) Finance
2 7 (6.60%) Publishing
3 6 (5.66%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.72%) Banking
5 4 (3.77%) Back Office
6 2 (1.89%) Advertising
6 2 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.89%) Electronics
7 1 (0.94%) Games
7 1 (0.94%) Local Government
7 1 (0.94%) Marketing
7 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.38%) JDBC
2 6 (5.66%) HTML
2 6 (5.66%) LAMP
3 4 (3.77%) CSS
3 4 (3.77%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (3.77%) HTML5
4 2 (1.89%) J2EE
4 2 (1.89%) Middleware
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.89%) RESTful
5 1 (0.94%) .NET
5 1 (0.94%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.94%) REST
5 1 (0.94%) SOAP
5 1 (0.94%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.72%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.77%) CCTV
4 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.83%) Replication
6 2 (1.89%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.58%) Linux
2 18 (16.98%) Windows
3 13 (12.26%) Unix
4 12 (11.32%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.77%) VMS
6 4 (3.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.83%) CentOS
8 2 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.53%) ETL
2 24 (22.64%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (16.04%) Migration
4 15 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (11.32%) Data Migration
6 10 (9.43%) Configuration Management
6 10 (9.43%) Error Analysis
7 8 (7.55%) High Availability
7 8 (7.55%) Open Source
8 7 (6.60%) Database Security
8 7 (6.60%) Machine Learning
8 7 (6.60%) Scrum
9 6 (5.66%) DevOps
9 6 (5.66%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (5.66%) Project Management
10 5 (4.72%) Analytics
10 5 (4.72%) Post-Production
10 5 (4.72%) Statistical Modelling
10 5 (4.72%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 76 (71.70%) SQL
2 32 (30.19%) T-SQL
3 21 (19.81%) Java
4 19 (17.92%) Python
5 14 (13.21%) Shell Script
6 13 (12.26%) Perl
6 13 (12.26%) PL/SQL
7 10 (9.43%) Go
7 10 (9.43%) Ruby
8 5 (4.72%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.72%) PHP
8 5 (4.72%) R
9 4 (3.77%) C#
9 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.83%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (9.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.43%) Ceph
1 10 (9.43%) Docker
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.77%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.77%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) Ansible
1 10 (9.43%) Kibana
1 10 (9.43%) Kubernetes
1 10 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (9.43%) Puppet
2 4 (3.77%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.89%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 42 (39.62%) Oracle
2 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.21%) Sybase
3 10 (9.43%) Red Hat
3 10 (9.43%) Splunk
4 7 (6.60%) Informatica
5 6 (5.66%) Talend
5 6 (5.66%) VMware
6 4 (3.77%) ParAccel
6 4 (3.77%) Vertica
7 2 (1.89%) Teradata
8 1 (0.94%) DocuSign
8 1 (0.94%) Netezza
8 1 (0.94%) PayPal
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