Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Database Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1011 1089 1201
Rank change year-on-year +78 +112 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 148 96 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.088% 0.054% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.056% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 133 85 49
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.94% +8.75%
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,950 £27,500
90th Percentile £74,250 £73,550 £105,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 160513 172941 198856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 129735 146008 166765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Database Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -12 48 £62,500 +4.17% 3
North of England +27 34 £47,188 +25.83%
South East +54 27 £46,500 +69.09% 1
East of England +30 26 £32,000 -45.76%
North West +1 24 £41,000 -5.42%
South West +1 16 £37,500 +10.29%
Yorkshire +31 8 £55,000 +46.67%
North East - 2 £47,188 -
Midlands +27 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Database Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 England region featuring Database Engineer in the job title.

1 87 (58.78%) SQL
2 76 (51.35%) SQL Server
3 50 (33.78%) Oracle
4 43 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (28.38%) Linux
6 39 (26.35%) Data Modelling
7 38 (25.68%) Software Engineering
8 36 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
8 36 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (23.65%) C
10 34 (22.97%) Microsoft
11 31 (20.95%) Windows
12 29 (19.59%) C#
12 29 (19.59%) Python
12 29 (19.59%) Degree
13 27 (18.24%) Computer Science
14 26 (17.57%) PowerShell
14 26 (17.57%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (17.57%) Relational Database
15 25 (16.89%) T-SQL
15 25 (16.89%) Configuration Management
16 24 (16.22%) Oracle Database
17 23 (15.54%) C++
17 23 (15.54%) MySQL
18 22 (14.86%) MongoDB
19 21 (14.19%) OO
20 20 (13.51%) Unix
20 20 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 19 (12.84%) NoSQL
21 19 (12.84%) OOP

Database Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (4.73%) Apache
2 6 (4.05%) Confluence
2 6 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.38%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.03%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.03%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.68%) IIS
7 1 (0.68%) JBoss
7 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) 3ds Max
1 1 (0.68%) Maya
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.43%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (5.41%) IaaS
5 6 (4.05%) PaaS
6 5 (3.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (3.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (3.38%) GitHub
7 3 (2.03%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.35%) SaaS
9 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.76%) Internet
2 9 (6.08%) DNS
3 7 (4.73%) DHCP
4 6 (4.05%) SAN
5 5 (3.38%) Firewall
5 5 (3.38%) NAS
6 3 (2.03%) IPv4
6 3 (2.03%) IPv6
6 3 (2.03%) Network Security
6 3 (2.03%) Skype
6 3 (2.03%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.03%) VoIP
6 3 (2.03%) VPN
6 3 (2.03%) Wireless
7 2 (1.35%) LAN
7 2 (1.35%) PBX
7 2 (1.35%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.35%) WAN
7 2 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.68%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (51.35%) SQL Server
2 36 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (17.57%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (17.57%) Relational Database
4 24 (16.22%) Oracle Database
5 23 (15.54%) MySQL
6 22 (14.86%) MongoDB
7 20 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (12.84%) NoSQL
9 18 (12.16%) MariaDB
10 16 (10.81%) RDBMS
11 15 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (9.46%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (7.43%) DB2
14 10 (6.76%) Hadoop
14 10 (6.76%) Yellowfin
15 9 (6.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (6.08%) Big Data
16 8 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
17 7 (4.73%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.43%) JIRA
3 10 (6.76%) Flyway
3 10 (6.76%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.76%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (5.41%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.73%) ClearCase
6 6 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.38%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.03%) GNU Toolchain
8 3 (2.03%) Subversion
9 2 (1.35%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.35%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.68%) MSI
10 1 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (8.78%) Banking
1 13 (8.78%) Finance
2 10 (6.76%) Marketing
3 6 (4.05%) Advertising
3 6 (4.05%) Retail
3 6 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Front Office
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Military
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.84%) .NET
2 16 (10.81%) RESTful
3 13 (8.78%) HTML
4 9 (6.08%) REST
5 5 (3.38%) Catalyst
5 5 (3.38%) DBIx::Class
5 5 (3.38%) Hibernate
5 5 (3.38%) jQuery
5 5 (3.38%) JSON
5 5 (3.38%) Moose
6 4 (2.70%) XML
7 3 (2.03%) JSON Schema
7 3 (2.03%) Kafka
7 3 (2.03%) Node.js
8 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.35%) Middleware
8 2 (1.35%) Web Services
8 2 (1.35%) XSD
9 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.24%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.49%) Replication
3 8 (5.41%) Fintech
4 5 (3.38%) User Experience
5 3 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.03%) Internet of Things
5 3 (2.03%) Life Science
6 2 (1.35%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.35%) BYOD
6 2 (1.35%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.35%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.35%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.35%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.35%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.68%) Derivative
7 1 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.38%) Linux
2 31 (20.95%) Windows
3 20 (13.51%) Unix
4 10 (6.76%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.38%) CentOS
6 3 (2.03%) Debian
6 3 (2.03%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.35%) Data Modelling
3 38 (25.68%) Software Engineering
4 25 (16.89%) Configuration Management
5 21 (14.19%) OO
6 19 (12.84%) OOP
6 19 (12.84%) Scrum
7 17 (11.49%) Analytics
7 17 (11.49%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (10.81%) Collaborative Working
8 16 (10.81%) DevOps
8 16 (10.81%) ETL
9 15 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (10.14%) Migration
10 13 (8.78%) ITIL
11 12 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (7.43%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (7.43%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (6.76%) Microservices
13 10 (6.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 87 (58.78%) SQL
2 35 (23.65%) C
3 29 (19.59%) C#
3 29 (19.59%) Python
4 26 (17.57%) PowerShell
5 25 (16.89%) T-SQL
6 23 (15.54%) C++
7 18 (12.16%) Bash Shell
7 18 (12.16%) Fortran
8 15 (10.14%) Perl
9 13 (8.78%) Java
10 11 (7.43%) JavaScript
10 11 (7.43%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.05%) PL/SQL
11 6 (4.05%) Ruby
11 6 (4.05%) Scala
12 5 (3.38%) Go
12 5 (3.38%) Tcl
13 4 (2.70%) Rust
14 1 (0.68%) Korn
Qualifications
1 29 (19.59%) Degree
2 9 (6.08%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.08%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.38%) BC Cleared
5 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.35%) CCNA
6 2 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.35%) MCITP
6 2 (1.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (7.43%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (4.73%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.38%) Docker
4 3 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.03%) XenApp
4 3 (2.03%) XenServer
5 2 (1.35%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.68%) Ceph
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (8.11%) Puppet
2 9 (6.08%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.05%) Ansible
4 5 (3.38%) Ambari
4 5 (3.38%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.03%) SCCM
7 2 (1.35%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.35%) LiteSpeed
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.68%) Kibana
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.68%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 50 (33.78%) Oracle
2 34 (22.97%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.49%) Sybase
4 13 (8.78%) Teradata
5 10 (6.76%) Tableau
6 6 (4.05%) IBM
6 6 (4.05%) Netezza
7 5 (3.38%) Citrix
7 5 (3.38%) Google
7 5 (3.38%) Hortonworks
7 5 (3.38%) VMware
8 3 (2.03%) Cisco
8 3 (2.03%) EMC
8 3 (2.03%) Meraki
8 3 (2.03%) Splunk
9 2 (1.35%) Actian
9 2 (1.35%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.35%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.35%) HP
10 1 (0.68%) Talend