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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Engineer
Rank 877 951 912
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 50 33 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.030% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.031% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 40 18 64
Median salary £56,000 £43,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.23% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,050 £39,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,200 £53,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+31.76% +6.25%

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
94503 106017 112388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79488 87462 91612
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 July 2016 within the UK.

Database Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Engineer
Top 18 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 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +57 49 £56,000 +28.73% 12
London +65 31 £56,300 +9.85% 4
East of England +33 5 £56,000 +31.76% 1
Hertfordshire +25 5 £56,000 +31.76% 1
Yorkshire - 5 - - 1
Leeds - 5 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 - - 1
South West +17 4 £34,000 -12.82% 1
South East +14 4 £52,500 +9.37% 1
Bristol - 4 £34,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Surrey - 2 £65,000 -
Scotland -7 1 - -
City of London - 1 £55,000 - 1
Reading - 1 £40,000 - 1
Epsom - 1 £65,000 -
Staines - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 54 (44.26%) Linux
2 52 (42.62%) Oracle
2 52 (42.62%) Performance Tuning
3 47 (38.52%) MySQL
4 46 (37.70%) SQL Server
5 42 (34.43%) Python
6 40 (32.79%) Amazon AWS
7 38 (31.15%) SQL
8 36 (29.51%) MariaDB
8 36 (29.51%) Replication
8 36 (29.51%) Ruby
9 35 (28.69%) Clustering
9 35 (28.69%) Microsoft
10 33 (27.05%) Node.js
11 32 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (23.77%) AWS Lambda
13 26 (21.31%) DevOps
14 25 (20.49%) Oracle Database
15 24 (19.67%) Ansible
15 24 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
15 24 (19.67%) Puppet
15 24 (19.67%) Git (software)
16 22 (18.03%) Oracle RAC
16 22 (18.03%) Migration
17 21 (17.21%) SLA
18 20 (16.39%) Finance
19 19 (15.57%) Performance Analysis
19 19 (15.57%) Amazon RDS
19 19 (15.57%) High Availability
20 17 (13.93%) Jenkins

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 10 (8.20%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.64%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 14 (11.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 40 (32.79%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (23.77%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (5.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) SAN
2 1 (0.82%) DNS
2 1 (0.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (38.52%) MySQL
2 46 (37.70%) SQL Server
3 36 (29.51%) MariaDB
4 25 (20.49%) Oracle Database
5 19 (15.57%) Amazon RDS
6 15 (12.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (10.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 13 (10.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (9.02%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (9.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (9.02%) Oracle9i Database
10 10 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (4.92%) DB2
11 6 (4.92%) MongoDB
11 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
12 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (3.28%) Hadoop
13 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (19.67%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.93%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.56%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.74%) Cucumber
4 7 (5.74%) FitNesse
4 7 (5.74%) Selenium
4 7 (5.74%) SoapUI
4 7 (5.74%) SpecFlow
4 7 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 20 (16.39%) Finance
2 16 (13.11%) Publishing
3 10 (8.20%) Electronics
4 2 (1.64%) Advertising
4 2 (1.64%) Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.64%) Front Office
4 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Marketing
5 1 (0.82%) Legal
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
5 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.05%) Node.js
2 17 (13.93%) Middleware
3 10 (8.20%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (8.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 6 (4.92%) Web Services
5 4 (3.28%) .NET
5 4 (3.28%) JSON
6 3 (2.46%) XML
7 1 (0.82%) REST
7 1 (0.82%) SOAP
7 1 (0.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (29.51%) Replication
2 35 (28.69%) Clustering
3 9 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.64%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.64%) Equities
6 1 (0.82%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.82%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 54 (44.26%) Linux
2 15 (12.30%) Unix
2 15 (12.30%) Windows
3 13 (10.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (9.02%) Solaris
5 3 (2.46%) CentOS
6 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.82%) AIX
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.82%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.62%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (21.31%) DevOps
4 22 (18.03%) Migration
5 19 (15.57%) High Availability
5 19 (15.57%) Performance Analysis
6 16 (13.11%) Project Management
7 15 (12.30%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (12.30%) ETL
8 11 (9.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (9.02%) Operations Management
8 11 (9.02%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (8.20%) Analytics
10 8 (6.56%) BDD
10 8 (6.56%) Test Automation
10 8 (6.56%) User Stories
11 7 (5.74%) ATDD
11 7 (5.74%) Test Management
11 7 (5.74%) Test Planning
11 7 (5.74%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (34.43%) Python
2 38 (31.15%) SQL
3 36 (29.51%) Ruby
4 16 (13.11%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.56%) Perl
6 7 (5.74%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.10%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.46%) C#
8 3 (2.46%) Java
8 3 (2.46%) PHP
8 3 (2.46%) Scala
9 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.64%) C
9 2 (1.64%) C++
9 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.82%) Clojure
10 1 (0.82%) COBOL
10 1 (0.82%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (4.10%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.21%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (18.03%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (19.67%) Ansible
1 24 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
1 24 (19.67%) Puppet
2 13 (10.66%) Data Guard
3 12 (9.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (9.02%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.46%) Salt
6 1 (0.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (42.62%) Oracle
2 35 (28.69%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.66%) Red Hat
4 10 (8.20%) VMware
5 7 (5.74%) IBM
6 3 (2.46%) Teradata
7 2 (1.64%) Sage
7 2 (1.64%) SAP
7 2 (1.64%) Sybase
8 1 (0.82%) HP
8 1 (0.82%) Informatica
8 1 (0.82%) Netezza
8 1 (0.82%) Sun
8 1 (0.82%) Talend
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: Total Package £62,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexible Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Metropolitan University
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £79000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 21 days ago