The median annual salary for a Database Engineer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 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
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 829 849 920
Rank change year-on-year +20 +71  
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 33 65 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.039% 0.070% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.073% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 28 49 30
Median salary £46,250 £56,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.41% +21.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,500 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £68,100 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £56,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.17% +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 80408 89199 100476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66182 76019 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -15 10 £70,000 +27.27% 5
South East +54 7 £45,000 -30.76% 2
Yorkshire +4 7 £47,500 -
South West +11 3 £37,500 -14.28%
East of England -2 3 £40,000 -28.57%
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
Database Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region featuring Database Engineer in the job title.

1 54 (75.00%) SQL
2 37 (51.39%) Linux
3 30 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 21 (29.17%) T-SQL
4 21 (29.17%) MySQL
5 20 (27.78%) Python
6 19 (26.39%) Oracle
6 19 (26.39%) Bash Shell
7 18 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (22.22%) ETL
9 14 (19.44%) Migration
10 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
10 13 (18.06%) C#
10 13 (18.06%) PowerShell
11 12 (16.67%) Data Modelling
11 12 (16.67%) Finance
12 11 (15.28%) Shell Script
13 10 (13.89%) HTML
13 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
13 10 (13.89%) Windows
13 10 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (13.89%) Banking
13 10 (13.89%) Relational Database
14 9 (12.50%) Open Source
14 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
14 9 (12.50%) CentOS
14 9 (12.50%) PHP
15 8 (11.11%) Sybase
15 8 (11.11%) Business Intelligence

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 6 (8.33%) Apache
2 5 (6.94%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.17%) IIS
4 3 (4.17%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.78%) Confluence
5 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.39%) Maya
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.78%) IaaS
4 1 (1.39%) GitHub
4 1 (1.39%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.39%) PaaS
4 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) SAN
2 3 (4.17%) DNS
2 3 (4.17%) Internet
3 2 (2.78%) DHCP
3 2 (2.78%) HTTP
3 2 (2.78%) NAS
3 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.39%) AMQP
4 1 (1.39%) Broadband
4 1 (1.39%) Firewall
4 1 (1.39%) IPv4
4 1 (1.39%) IPv6
4 1 (1.39%) Network Security
4 1 (1.39%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.39%) SMTP
4 1 (1.39%) SNMP
4 1 (1.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (29.17%) MySQL
3 18 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (13.89%) Relational Database
5 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (9.72%) Big Data
7 7 (9.72%) MongoDB
7 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (8.33%) MariaDB
8 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database
9 5 (6.94%) Hadoop
10 4 (5.56%) DataStage
10 4 (5.56%) GIS
10 4 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
10 4 (5.56%) Neo4j
10 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (5.56%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.17%) JIRA
3 2 (2.78%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.78%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Banking
3 6 (8.33%) Back Office
4 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.56%) Retail
6 3 (4.17%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.39%) Advertising
8 1 (1.39%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) HTML
2 7 (9.72%) RESTful
3 6 (8.33%) .NET
3 6 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (6.94%) CSS
4 5 (6.94%) HTML5
4 5 (6.94%) LAMP
4 5 (6.94%) REST
5 4 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.39%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.39%) JMS
6 1 (1.39%) JSON
6 1 (1.39%) MCollective
6 1 (1.39%) Middleware
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.39%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.39%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.39%) XML
6 1 (1.39%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.56%) Replication
3 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (51.39%) Linux
2 10 (13.89%) Windows
3 9 (12.50%) CentOS
4 8 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.72%) Unix
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) ETL
2 14 (19.44%) Migration
3 12 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 9 (12.50%) Open Source
4 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 8 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (9.72%) Data Migration
6 7 (9.72%) Release Management
7 6 (8.33%) Analytics
7 6 (8.33%) Machine Learning
8 5 (6.94%) DevOps
9 4 (5.56%) Cross-Platform Development
9 4 (5.56%) Data Architecture
9 4 (5.56%) IT Strategy
9 4 (5.56%) OO
9 4 (5.56%) OOP
9 4 (5.56%) Post-Production
9 4 (5.56%) Statistical Modelling
9 4 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (75.00%) SQL
2 21 (29.17%) T-SQL
3 20 (27.78%) Python
4 19 (26.39%) Bash Shell
5 13 (18.06%) C#
5 13 (18.06%) PowerShell
6 11 (15.28%) Shell Script
7 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
8 9 (12.50%) PHP
9 7 (9.72%) Java
10 6 (8.33%) Perl
11 5 (6.94%) Ruby
12 4 (5.56%) C++
12 4 (5.56%) PHP 5
12 4 (5.56%) R
13 3 (4.17%) C
14 2 (2.78%) Go
14 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
14 2 (2.78%) Scala
15 1 (1.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.39%) MCP
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.56%) Docker
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.39%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Puppet
2 4 (5.56%) Ansible
3 3 (4.17%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.39%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.39%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.39%) Kibana
5 1 (1.39%) Munin
5 1 (1.39%) Nagios
5 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) Oracle
2 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.11%) Sybase
4 7 (9.72%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.56%) IBM
5 4 (5.56%) Netezza
6 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.78%) Splunk
6 2 (2.78%) Tableau
6 2 (2.78%) VMware
7 1 (1.39%) Actian
7 1 (1.39%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.39%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.39%) Teradata
7 1 (1.39%) TIBCO
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