Period
to 24 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Database Engineer was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 24 October 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 - 151
Rank change year-on-year - +151 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 19 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.69% - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 3
Cambridge median annual salary £31,500 - £50,000
10th Percentile £30,500 - £42,000
90th Percentile £33,000 - £55,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £31,500 - £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 2707 2211 2785
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.87% 97.36% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2118 1854 2407
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year - +4.05% +8.13%

Database Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Database Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Database Engineer in Cambridge

Database Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Database Engineer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Database Engineer in Cambridge

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 across the Cambridge region featuring Database Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Degree
1 19 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (94.74%) Fortran
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (94.74%) Software Engineering
2 18 (94.74%) C
2 18 (94.74%) OOP
2 18 (94.74%) OO
2 18 (94.74%) Configuration Management
2 18 (94.74%) Scrum
3 11 (57.89%) C#
3 11 (57.89%) C++
4 7 (36.84%) Software Delivery
4 7 (36.84%) Concurrent Programming
4 7 (36.84%) SDLC
4 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
4 7 (36.84%) ClearCase
5 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.26%) ETL
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Unix
6 1 (5.26%) Linux

Database Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) ClearCase
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
2 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (94.74%) Configuration Management
1 18 (94.74%) OO
1 18 (94.74%) OOP
1 18 (94.74%) Scrum
1 18 (94.74%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) Concurrent Programming
2 7 (36.84%) SDLC
2 7 (36.84%) Software Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C
1 18 (94.74%) Fortran
2 11 (57.89%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree