The median annual salary for a Database Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Engineer
England / London
Rank 548 615 624
Rank change year-on-year +67 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 19 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.057% 0.072% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.075% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 22
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% -2.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £65,000 £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 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 31786 39894 40068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.09% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26873 34408 33640
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Engineer in London

Database Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Database Engineer in London

Database Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Database Engineer in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Database Engineer in London

Database Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London +51 5 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Heathrow - 1 £60,000 -
Database Engineer
England

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 40 (75.47%) SQL
2 27 (50.94%) Oracle
3 20 (37.74%) MySQL
4 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
4 18 (33.96%) Java
4 18 (33.96%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (32.08%) Python
6 16 (30.19%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (28.30%) MongoDB
7 15 (28.30%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (26.42%) Shell Script
8 14 (26.42%) Linux
9 13 (24.53%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (24.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (22.64%) T-SQL
10 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (20.75%) Unix
11 11 (20.75%) ETL
11 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
11 11 (20.75%) Finance
11 11 (20.75%) Ansible
11 11 (20.75%) Docker
11 11 (20.75%) Kubernetes
11 11 (20.75%) Puppet
11 11 (20.75%) OpenStack
11 11 (20.75%) Big Data
12 10 (18.87%) Redis
12 10 (18.87%) Splunk

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 15 (28.30%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (20.75%) OpenStack
3 10 (18.87%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (11.32%) Apache
5 5 (9.43%) Apache Spark
6 2 (3.77%) IIS
7 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) IaaS
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) PaaS
3 1 (1.89%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) NAS
1 10 (18.87%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) MySQL
2 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
3 16 (30.19%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (28.30%) MongoDB
5 13 (24.53%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (24.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (20.75%) Big Data
8 10 (18.87%) Redis
9 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database
9 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
10 7 (13.21%) Hadoop
11 5 (9.43%) GIS
11 5 (9.43%) Neo4j
12 4 (7.55%) RDBMS
13 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (3.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) JUnit
2 5 (9.43%) Eclipse
2 5 (9.43%) Maven
3 4 (7.55%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.55%) Back Office
5 3 (5.66%) Publishing
6 2 (3.77%) Advertising
6 2 (3.77%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.89%) Games
7 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) JDBC
2 5 (9.43%) LAMP
3 4 (7.55%) CSS
3 4 (7.55%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (7.55%) HTML
3 4 (7.55%) HTML5
4 3 (5.66%) RESTful
5 1 (1.89%) .NET
5 1 (1.89%) J2EE
5 1 (1.89%) REST
5 1 (1.89%) SOAP
5 1 (1.89%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) CCTV
2 3 (5.66%) Replication
3 2 (3.77%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.77%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 11 (20.75%) Unix
3 7 (13.21%) Windows
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) CentOS
5 3 (5.66%) VMS
5 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (20.75%) ETL
3 10 (18.87%) Configuration Management
3 10 (18.87%) Error Analysis
4 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (13.21%) Machine Learning
5 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.43%) Analytics
6 5 (9.43%) Data Architecture
6 5 (9.43%) IT Strategy
6 5 (9.43%) Open Source
6 5 (9.43%) Post-Production
6 5 (9.43%) Statistical Modelling
7 4 (7.55%) Change Management
7 4 (7.55%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (7.55%) Release Management
8 3 (5.66%) Migration
8 3 (5.66%) OOP
8 3 (5.66%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (75.47%) SQL
2 18 (33.96%) Java
3 17 (32.08%) Python
4 14 (26.42%) Shell Script
5 12 (22.64%) T-SQL
6 10 (18.87%) Go
6 10 (18.87%) Perl
6 10 (18.87%) Ruby
7 8 (15.09%) PL/SQL
8 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
9 5 (9.43%) R
10 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
10 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
10 4 (7.55%) PHP
11 3 (5.66%) PHP 5
12 2 (3.77%) C#
12 2 (3.77%) Scala
13 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Docker
2 10 (18.87%) Ceph
3 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) Ansible
1 11 (20.75%) Kubernetes
1 11 (20.75%) Puppet
2 10 (18.87%) Kibana
2 10 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) Oracle
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.87%) Splunk
4 4 (7.55%) Informatica
4 4 (7.55%) Talend
5 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.77%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.77%) Sybase
6 2 (3.77%) Teradata
6 2 (3.77%) VMware
7 1 (1.89%) DocuSign
7 1 (1.89%) PayPal
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