Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Database Engineer was £46,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 525 579 627
Rank change year-on-year +54 +48 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Engineer 27 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.089% 0.023% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.023% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 30 7 21
South East median annual salary £46,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.09% -21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £38,727 £25,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £42,900 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29359 34118 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24514 28618 34604
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Database Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Engineer in the South East

Database Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Database Engineer in the South East

Database Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Database Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Database Engineer in the South East

Database Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Thames Valley +46 16 £50,000 +81.82%
Oxfordshire - 10 £55,000 -
Berkshire +40 5 £47,000 +70.91%
Surrey +24 5 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £48,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £37,125 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £38,500 -
Database Engineer
England

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region featuring Database Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (40.74%) SQL
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
1 11 (40.74%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (37.04%) Python
2 10 (37.04%) C++
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 8 (29.63%) Replication
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
5 7 (25.93%) DNS
5 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (25.93%) MySQL
5 7 (25.93%) Windows
5 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
6 6 (22.22%) Unix
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle
6 6 (22.22%) HTML
6 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (22.22%) Migration
6 6 (22.22%) Confluence
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (22.22%) JIRA
7 5 (18.52%) Marketing
7 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 5 (18.52%) Ruby
7 5 (18.52%) High Availability
7 5 (18.52%) Scala
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (18.52%) Digital Marketing

Database Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (22.22%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) 3ds Max
1 1 (3.70%) Maya
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) DHCP
2 5 (18.52%) Internet
3 3 (11.11%) IPv4
3 3 (11.11%) IPv6
3 3 (11.11%) Network Security
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) SAN
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) Broadband
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (25.93%) MySQL
3 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
3 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (18.52%) Power BI
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
7 3 (11.11%) InfluxDB
8 2 (7.41%) Couchbase
8 2 (7.41%) Ingres
8 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) JIRA
2 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) Catalyst
2 5 (18.52%) DBIx::Class
2 5 (18.52%) Moose
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Replication
2 5 (18.52%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Windows
3 6 (22.22%) Unix
4 5 (18.52%) CentOS
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (22.22%) Migration
4 5 (18.52%) BCP
4 5 (18.52%) CRM
4 5 (18.52%) Data Transformation
4 5 (18.52%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
4 5 (18.52%) High Availability
4 5 (18.52%) MVC
4 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
6 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.41%) ETL
7 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.41%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) C++
2 10 (37.04%) Python
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) C
4 5 (18.52%) Perl
4 5 (18.52%) Ruby
4 5 (18.52%) Scala
4 5 (18.52%) Tcl
5 4 (14.81%) Go
5 4 (14.81%) Rust
6 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.70%) C#
8 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Actian
3 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
3 2 (7.41%) Cloudera
3 2 (7.41%) Splunk
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase
4 1 (3.70%) Talend