Database Engineer Jobs in Scotland

Database Engineer
UK > Scotland

The median Database Engineer salary in Scotland is £100,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 183 231 -
Rank change year-on-year +48 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 93 1 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 1.40% 0.021% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.023% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 1 0
10th Percentile £40,874 - -
25th Percentile £42,500 £31,375 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £100,000 £32,750 -
Median % change year-on-year +205.34% - -
75th Percentile - £34,125 -
90th Percentile - - -
UK median annual salary £62,783 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.41% +8.33% +1.27%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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.

Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 6,427 4,315 5,457
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 90.29% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,616 2,324 2,962
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £38,635
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,283 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.07% +9.52% +10.53%
75th Percentile £65,000 £73,776 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £53,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.83% - +9.09%

Database Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Engineer in Scotland

Database Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Database Engineer in Scotland.

Salary trend for Database Engineer in Scotland

Database Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Database Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Database Engineer in Scotland

Database Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 14 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow -51 63 £43,601 +33.13%
Aberdeen - 15 £50,000 - 2
Edinburgh - 13 £100,000 - 2
Lanarkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Database Engineer
UK

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 April 2024, Database Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region featuring Database Engineer in the job title.

1 74 (79.57%) SQL
2 68 (73.12%) Software Engineering
3 65 (69.89%) Git
4 62 (66.67%) Java
4 62 (66.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 58 (62.37%) Unix
5 58 (62.37%) Python
6 57 (61.29%) Finance
6 57 (61.29%) Visualisation
7 55 (59.14%) AWS
7 55 (59.14%) Test Automation
7 55 (59.14%) Hadoop
7 55 (59.14%) Artificial Intelligence
7 55 (59.14%) Agile
7 55 (59.14%) TDD
7 55 (59.14%) Law
7 55 (59.14%) Informatica
7 55 (59.14%) PL/SQL
7 55 (59.14%) CI/CD
7 55 (59.14%) Batch Processing
7 55 (59.14%) Terraform
7 55 (59.14%) Databricks
7 55 (59.14%) Community of Practice
7 55 (59.14%) Bitbucket Server
7 55 (59.14%) Operational Stability
7 55 (59.14%) Apache Hive
7 55 (59.14%) NoSQL
7 55 (59.14%) Open Source
7 55 (59.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 55 (59.14%) HBase

Database Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (59.14%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 55 (59.14%) AWS
2 4 (4.30%) Azure
3 3 (3.23%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 2 (2.15%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (59.14%) Apache Hive
1 55 (59.14%) Hadoop
1 55 (59.14%) HBase
1 55 (59.14%) NoSQL
2 17 (18.28%) SQL Server
3 15 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (15.05%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (7.53%) Big Data
8 6 (6.45%) OLAP
9 3 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (3.23%) Ingres
10 2 (2.15%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 65 (69.89%) Git
2 55 (59.14%) Bitbucket Server
2 55 (59.14%) Jenkins
General
1 62 (66.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 57 (61.29%) Finance
3 55 (59.14%) Law
4 36 (38.71%) Legal
5 19 (20.43%) Marketing
6 9 (9.68%) Manufacturing
7 6 (6.45%) Social Skills
8 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (59.14%) Algorithms
2 7 (7.53%) Legacy Systems
2 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.53%) Renewable Energy
3 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 58 (62.37%) Unix
2 3 (3.23%) Linux
2 3 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (73.12%) Software Engineering
2 57 (61.29%) Visualisation
3 55 (59.14%) Agile
3 55 (59.14%) Artificial Intelligence
3 55 (59.14%) Batch Processing
3 55 (59.14%) CI/CD
3 55 (59.14%) Community of Practice
3 55 (59.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 55 (59.14%) Machine Learning
3 55 (59.14%) Microservices
3 55 (59.14%) Open Source
3 55 (59.14%) Operational Stability
3 55 (59.14%) SDLC
3 55 (59.14%) TDD
3 55 (59.14%) Test Automation
4 43 (46.24%) Risk Management
5 19 (20.43%) Computer Science
6 14 (15.05%) Data Management
7 12 (12.90%) Coaching
8 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 74 (79.57%) SQL
2 62 (66.67%) Java
3 58 (62.37%) Python
4 55 (59.14%) PL/SQL
5 18 (19.35%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.53%) C
6 7 (7.53%) Rust
7 6 (6.45%) C++
8 5 (5.38%) VBA
9 3 (3.23%) Bash
9 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) Degree
2 11 (11.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 55 (59.14%) HDFS
2 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 55 (59.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 55 (59.14%) Cloudera
1 55 (59.14%) Databricks
1 55 (59.14%) Informatica
2 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.23%) VMware
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle