The median annual salary for a Database Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Engineer
UK / England
Rank 780 866 878
Rank change year-on-year +86 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 39 61 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.049% 0.064% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.066% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 33 48 38
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £26,500 £38,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
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 England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75905 92477 95025
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.42% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 63439 78184 78375
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Engineer in England

Database Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Database Engineer in England

Database Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Database Engineer in England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Database Engineer in England

Database Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 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
London +59 19 £55,000 -4.34% 1
South East +61 12 £38,250 +44.33% 4
Yorkshire +24 5 £42,500 +25.00%
East of England +19 3 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Database Engineer
UK

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region featuring Database Engineer in the job title.

1 74 (75.51%) SQL
2 41 (41.84%) SQL Server
3 40 (40.82%) Oracle
4 33 (33.67%) MySQL
5 30 (30.61%) T-SQL
6 29 (29.59%) Linux
7 25 (25.51%) ETL
8 23 (23.47%) Java
8 23 (23.47%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
10 19 (19.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (19.39%) SAN
11 18 (18.37%) Python
11 18 (18.37%) Migration
12 17 (17.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (17.35%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (17.35%) Windows
13 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
13 16 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (16.33%) MongoDB
13 16 (16.33%) Oracle Database
14 15 (15.31%) Elasticsearch
14 15 (15.31%) Shell Script
14 15 (15.31%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (14.29%) Unix
15 14 (14.29%) Sybase
16 13 (13.27%) Finance
16 13 (13.27%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (12.24%) Windows Server

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 15 (15.31%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (11.22%) OpenStack
3 10 (10.20%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (7.14%) Apache
5 5 (5.10%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.06%) IIS
7 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.10%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.06%) MS Office
3 3 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) IaaS
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.04%) PaaS
3 1 (1.02%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.39%) SAN
2 10 (10.20%) NAS
3 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (41.84%) SQL Server
2 33 (33.67%) MySQL
3 19 (19.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (17.35%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (17.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (16.33%) MongoDB
5 16 (16.33%) Oracle Database
5 16 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (15.31%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (13.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (12.24%) Big Data
9 11 (11.22%) Relational Database
10 10 (10.20%) Redis
11 9 (9.18%) Hadoop
12 5 (5.10%) GIS
12 5 (5.10%) Neo4j
12 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (5.10%) RDBMS
12 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.12%) JUnit
3 5 (5.10%) Eclipse
3 5 (5.10%) Maven
3 5 (5.10%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (5.10%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.02%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.02%) JIRA
5 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (13.27%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Banking
3 6 (6.12%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.08%) Back Office
5 3 (3.06%) Publishing
6 2 (2.04%) Advertising
6 2 (2.04%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.04%) Electronics
7 1 (1.02%) Games
7 1 (1.02%) Local Government
7 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) JDBC
2 6 (6.12%) LAMP
3 5 (5.10%) HTML
4 4 (4.08%) CSS
4 4 (4.08%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (4.08%) HTML5
5 3 (3.06%) RESTful
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.02%) .NET
7 1 (1.02%) J2EE
7 1 (1.02%) Middleware
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (1.02%) REST
7 1 (1.02%) SOAP
7 1 (1.02%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (5.10%) Replication
4 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.06%) CCTV
6 2 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.59%) Linux
2 17 (17.35%) Windows
3 14 (14.29%) Unix
4 12 (12.24%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.06%) CentOS
8 3 (3.06%) VMS
8 3 (3.06%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) ETL
2 23 (23.47%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (18.37%) Migration
4 14 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (12.24%) Data Migration
6 10 (10.20%) Configuration Management
6 10 (10.20%) Error Analysis
7 8 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (7.14%) High Availability
8 7 (7.14%) Machine Learning
8 7 (7.14%) Open Source
9 6 (6.12%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.10%) Analytics
10 5 (5.10%) Data Architecture
10 5 (5.10%) IT Strategy
10 5 (5.10%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (5.10%) Post-Production
10 5 (5.10%) Project Management
10 5 (5.10%) Statistical Modelling
11 4 (4.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 74 (75.51%) SQL
2 30 (30.61%) T-SQL
3 23 (23.47%) Java
4 18 (18.37%) Python
5 15 (15.31%) Shell Script
6 12 (12.24%) Perl
7 10 (10.20%) Go
7 10 (10.20%) PL/SQL
7 10 (10.20%) Ruby
8 6 (6.12%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.12%) C#
8 6 (6.12%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.10%) PHP
9 5 (5.10%) R
10 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
11 3 (3.06%) PHP 5
12 2 (2.04%) Scala
13 1 (1.02%) C++
13 1 (1.02%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.22%) Docker
2 10 (10.20%) Ceph
3 6 (6.12%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.10%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (4.08%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (12.24%) Puppet
2 11 (11.22%) Ansible
2 11 (11.22%) Kubernetes
3 10 (10.20%) Kibana
3 10 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.08%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.02%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 40 (40.82%) Oracle
2 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.29%) Sybase
4 10 (10.20%) Red Hat
4 10 (10.20%) Splunk
5 8 (8.16%) VMware
6 5 (5.10%) Informatica
6 5 (5.10%) Talend
7 2 (2.04%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.04%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.04%) Teradata
8 1 (1.02%) DocuSign
8 1 (1.02%) Netezza
8 1 (1.02%) ParAccel
8 1 (1.02%) PayPal
8 1 (1.02%) Vertica
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