The median annual salary for a Database Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 590 673
Rank change year-on-year -15 +83  
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 10 42 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.027% 0.10% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.11% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 9 40 12
Median salary £70,000 £55,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% +12.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £44,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,450 £69,250
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 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 34741 38396 43056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28207 33382 36386
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
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 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 June 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 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
Canary Wharf - 4 £71,250 -
City of London +22 3 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Heathrow - 1 £60,000 -
Database Engineer
England

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

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 London region featuring Database Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (86.21%) SQL
2 18 (62.07%) Linux
3 15 (51.72%) Python
3 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
4 13 (44.83%) PowerShell
5 12 (41.38%) MySQL
6 11 (37.93%) Oracle
6 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
7 10 (34.48%) Banking
7 10 (34.48%) HTML
7 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
8 9 (31.03%) Finance
9 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
9 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
9 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
10 7 (24.14%) PHP
11 6 (20.69%) Windows
11 6 (20.69%) C#
11 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
11 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
11 6 (20.69%) ETL
11 6 (20.69%) Back Office
11 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
11 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (20.69%) Machine Learning
11 6 (20.69%) Big Data
11 6 (20.69%) Open Source

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 5 (17.24%) Apache
1 5 (17.24%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (13.79%) Apache Spark
3 3 (10.34%) OpenStack
4 2 (6.90%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) AMQP
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) SMTP
2 1 (3.45%) SNMP
2 1 (3.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 12 (41.38%) MySQL
3 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (20.69%) Big Data
7 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (13.79%) GIS
8 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
8 4 (13.79%) MariaDB
8 4 (13.79%) Neo4j
8 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
8 4 (13.79%) VLDB
9 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
11 1 (3.45%) Redis
11 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (34.48%) Banking
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 6 (20.69%) Back Office
4 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (20.69%) RESTful
3 5 (17.24%) CSS
3 5 (17.24%) HTML5
4 4 (13.79%) .NET
4 4 (13.79%) jQuery
4 4 (13.79%) LAMP
4 4 (13.79%) REST
5 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.45%) JMS
5 1 (3.45%) MCollective
5 1 (3.45%) Middleware
5 1 (3.45%) Rendezvous
5 1 (3.45%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (3.45%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) CentOS
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
2 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
2 6 (20.69%) ETL
2 6 (20.69%) Machine Learning
2 6 (20.69%) Open Source
2 6 (20.69%) Release Management
3 4 (13.79%) Analytics
3 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.79%) Cross-Platform Development
3 4 (13.79%) Data Architecture
3 4 (13.79%) IT Strategy
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) OOP
3 4 (13.79%) Post-Production
3 4 (13.79%) Statistical Modelling
3 4 (13.79%) Web Development
4 3 (10.34%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) SQL
2 15 (51.72%) Python
3 13 (44.83%) PowerShell
4 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
5 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
6 7 (24.14%) PHP
6 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
7 6 (20.69%) C#
7 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
8 4 (13.79%) PHP 5
8 4 (13.79%) R
9 2 (6.90%) C++
9 2 (6.90%) Java
9 2 (6.90%) Perl
9 2 (6.90%) Ruby
10 1 (3.45%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
2 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
3 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.45%) CFEngine
4 1 (3.45%) Cobbler
4 1 (3.45%) Kibana
4 1 (3.45%) Munin
4 1 (3.45%) Nagios
4 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
4 4 (13.79%) Sybase
5 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
5 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.90%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) Splunk
6 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £Negotiable dep. on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago