Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Database Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 793 780 874
Rank change year-on-year -13 +94 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 49 59 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.065% 0.077% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.081% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 48 52 15
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -17.24% +20.83%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £56,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,750 £105,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +14.94% +8.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71111 73142 84412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56006 63190 71627
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Database Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Central London +22 7 £60,000 +26.32%
East London - 6 £70,000 -
West London +6 4 £66,250 +178.95%
South London - 4 £40,000 -
Database Engineer
England

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

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

1 40 (81.63%) SQL Server
2 39 (79.59%) SQL
3 23 (46.94%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (40.82%) Oracle
4 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
5 14 (28.57%) MySQL
5 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (26.53%) T-SQL
7 12 (24.49%) Data Modelling
7 12 (24.49%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (24.49%) RESTful
7 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (24.49%) MongoDB
8 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
8 11 (22.45%) PowerShell
8 11 (22.45%) Python
9 10 (20.41%) Replication
9 10 (20.41%) Banking
9 10 (20.41%) MariaDB
10 9 (18.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (18.37%) DevOps
10 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
10 9 (18.37%) Linux
10 9 (18.37%) Sybase
11 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
11 8 (16.33%) Finance
11 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (16.33%) REST

Database Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (8.16%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.08%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 23 (46.94%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.24%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (12.24%) IaaS
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.16%) PaaS
5 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Skype
1 3 (6.12%) Wireless
2 2 (4.08%) DHCP
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) NAS
2 2 (4.08%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) VoIP
3 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (81.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (28.57%) MySQL
3 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (24.49%) MongoDB
4 12 (24.49%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
6 10 (20.41%) MariaDB
7 9 (18.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 8 (16.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (12.24%) VLDB
11 5 (10.20%) OLTP
11 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
11 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (8.16%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (8.16%) Power BI
12 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Flyway
1 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (20.41%) Banking
2 8 (16.33%) Finance
3 6 (12.24%) Retail
3 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Front Office
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) RESTful
2 8 (16.33%) REST
3 7 (14.29%) .NET
4 5 (10.20%) HTML
4 5 (10.20%) jQuery
5 3 (6.12%) Kafka
6 2 (4.08%) JSON
6 2 (4.08%) Web Services
6 2 (4.08%) XML
7 1 (2.04%) ReactiveX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Replication
2 8 (16.33%) Fintech
3 3 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.08%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Linux
2 7 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.12%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (4.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (24.49%) Data Modelling
3 9 (18.37%) DevOps
3 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
4 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
5 7 (14.29%) CRM
5 7 (14.29%) Microservices
6 6 (12.24%) Cross-Platform Development
6 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (12.24%) ITIL
6 6 (12.24%) Migration
7 5 (10.20%) Web Development
8 4 (8.16%) BCP
8 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.16%) Data Transformation
8 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.12%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 39 (79.59%) SQL
2 13 (26.53%) T-SQL
3 11 (22.45%) PowerShell
3 11 (22.45%) Python
4 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 7 (14.29%) C#
4 7 (14.29%) Java
5 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.12%) Perl
7 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) C
8 1 (2.04%) Go
8 1 (2.04%) Korn
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) CCNA
1 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
1 2 (4.08%) MCSE
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.12%) XenApp
1 3 (6.12%) XenServer
2 2 (4.08%) Apache Flume
2 2 (4.08%) Docker
3 1 (2.04%) Ceph
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Ansible
2 3 (6.12%) SCCM
3 2 (4.08%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.04%) Kibana
4 1 (2.04%) Perfmon
4 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
1 20 (40.82%) Oracle
2 9 (18.37%) Sybase
3 4 (8.16%) Teradata
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco
4 3 (6.12%) Citrix
4 3 (6.12%) EMC
4 3 (6.12%) Meraki
4 3 (6.12%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Avaya
5 1 (2.04%) CommVault
5 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.04%) NetApp
5 1 (2.04%) Sophos
5 1 (2.04%) Splunk
5 1 (2.04%) Sun