Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Database Engineer was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Database Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 316 341 415
Rank change year-on-year +25 +74 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 4 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.039% 0.035% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.036% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
City of London median annual salary £61,250 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.95% -20.83% +15.94%
10th Percentile £55,000 £46,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £86,000 £51,375 £62,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +26.32% -20.83% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9671 11114 16415
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.38% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8765 10132 14264
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Database Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Engineer in the City of London

Database Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Database Engineer in the City of London

Database Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Database Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Database Engineer in the City of London

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 City of London region featuring Database Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Fintech
3 2 (50.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Error Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (25.00%) Publishing
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch

Database Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Redis
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Fintech
1 2 (50.00%) Hedge funds
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Error Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Go
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Ceph
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Kibana
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk