The median annual salary for a Database Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Database Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 256 309
Rank change year-on-year +25 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.057% 0.064% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.066% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.72% -21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £55,000 £58,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £55,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £56,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -17.41% +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 4994 6046 9814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.17% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4459 5515 8410
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Release Management
4 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 5 (62.50%) MySQL
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) PHP
4 5 (62.50%) Back Office
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (50.00%) Migration
5 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (50.00%) HTML5
5 4 (50.00%) CentOS
6 3 (37.50%) PHP 5
6 3 (37.50%) OOP

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 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (62.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (62.50%) Back Office
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) FIX Protocol
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Release Management
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 5 (62.50%) PHP
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (37.50%) PHP 5
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
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