The median annual salary for a Senior Database Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Senior Database Engineer
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 950 966
Rank change year-on-year +99 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Database Engineer 7 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.004% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.004% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 12
Median salary £42,500 £57,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.08% +17.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £57,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £61,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 - £46,250

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Database Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Database Engineer in the UK

Senior Database Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Database Engineer in the UK

Senior Database Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Database Engineer over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Database Engineer in the UK

Senior Database Engineer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Database Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +108 7 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Leeds - 4 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
London +77 3 £47,500 -17.39%
City of London +38 3 £47,500 -20.83%

Senior Database Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Database Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (40.00%) Migration
5 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (33.33%) High Availability
6 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) SAN
7 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (26.67%) PHP
7 4 (26.67%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (26.67%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
8 3 (20.00%) MySQL
8 3 (20.00%) HTML
8 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) CSS

Senior Database Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (20.00%) Back Office
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) High Availability
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) Release Management
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) PHP
5 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (13.33%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (26.67%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
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