The median annual salary for a Database Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 213 264 314
Rank change year-on-year +51 +50  
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 5 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.099% 0.071% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.074% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 5
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £34,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -24.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4868 6762 9714
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.63% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 6044 8273
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Database Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Database Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Database Engineer in the City of London

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Maven
5 5 (35.71%) JUnit
5 5 (35.71%) JDBC
5 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
6 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
7 3 (21.43%) Back Office
7 3 (21.43%) Banking
7 3 (21.43%) MySQL
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) PHP
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) Linux

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) IaaS
1 2 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
5 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (21.43%) MySQL
6 2 (14.29%) DB2
6 2 (14.29%) MariaDB
7 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
7 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
1 5 (35.71%) JUnit
1 5 (35.71%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Back Office
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
3 2 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) JDBC
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) HTML5
2 3 (21.43%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
1 3 (21.43%) Release Management
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) Internal Audit
2 2 (14.29%) Microservices
2 2 (14.29%) OOP
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
3 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) PHP 5
6 1 (7.14%) Python
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Sybase
3 2 (14.29%) Teradata
4 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
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