Period
to 18 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

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

Data Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 174 187
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Engineer 35 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.93% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.35% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 10
Bristol median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +57.14% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,000 £28,575
90th Percentile £58,000 £64,000 £48,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +57.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3661 3176 3631
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.47% 96.98% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3060 2692 3182
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,000 £70,000 £65,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineer in Bristol

Data Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Data Engineer in Bristol

Data Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Engineer in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Engineer in Bristol

Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, Data 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 Bristol region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) Apache Spark
3 21 (60.00%) Python
4 19 (54.29%) SQL
4 19 (54.29%) Amazon Kinesis
4 19 (54.29%) Amazon Redshift
5 17 (48.57%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (45.71%) Apache Hive
6 16 (45.71%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (45.71%) Analytics
6 16 (45.71%) Relational Database
7 15 (42.86%) Big Data
7 15 (42.86%) ETL
8 13 (37.14%) Algorithms
8 13 (37.14%) Tableau
8 13 (37.14%) DevOps
8 13 (37.14%) Scrum
9 12 (34.29%) Java
10 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (31.43%) Kafka
11 10 (28.57%) Data Analytics
11 10 (28.57%) Apache Pig
11 10 (28.57%) MapReduce
11 10 (28.57%) Impala
11 10 (28.57%) Amazon EMR
11 10 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (28.57%) Presto
11 10 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (28.57%) Power BI
11 10 (28.57%) C#

Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 22 (62.86%) Apache Spark
2 10 (28.57%) Apache Pig
3 9 (25.71%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 19 (54.29%) Amazon Kinesis
2 17 (48.57%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (28.57%) Amazon EMR
4 10 (28.57%) Amazon S3
4 10 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (20.00%) GitHub
5 7 (20.00%) Serverless
6 3 (8.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (8.57%) SaaS
7 2 (5.71%) IaaS
7 2 (5.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) AMQP
2 1 (2.86%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) Amazon Redshift
2 16 (45.71%) Apache Hive
2 16 (45.71%) Relational Database
3 15 (42.86%) Big Data
4 10 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 10 (28.57%) Impala
4 10 (28.57%) Power BI
4 10 (28.57%) Presto
4 10 (28.57%) Spotfire
5 9 (25.71%) BigQuery
5 9 (25.71%) NoSQL
6 8 (22.86%) Neo4j
6 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 7 (20.00%) RDBMS
8 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (8.57%) MySQL
9 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (22.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Kafka
2 9 (25.71%) MLlib
2 9 (25.71%) Pandas
3 6 (17.14%) Flask
4 3 (8.57%) Middleware
5 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
5 2 (5.71%) HTML
5 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.86%) JSON
6 1 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Algorithms
2 9 (25.71%) Clustering
2 9 (25.71%) User Experience
3 8 (22.86%) Data Structures
4 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.71%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 2 (5.71%) Internet of Things
5 2 (5.71%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) Analytics
2 16 (45.71%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (42.86%) ETL
4 13 (37.14%) DevOps
4 13 (37.14%) Scrum
5 10 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (28.57%) Data Analytics
5 10 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
5 10 (28.57%) MapReduce
5 10 (28.57%) Visualisation
6 9 (25.71%) Open Source
6 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
7 8 (22.86%) TDD
8 7 (20.00%) Coaching
8 7 (20.00%) Data Engineering
8 7 (20.00%) Use Case
9 6 (17.14%) Gamification
10 5 (14.29%) Data Integration
11 4 (11.43%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) Python
2 19 (54.29%) SQL
3 12 (34.29%) Java
4 10 (28.57%) C#
4 10 (28.57%) Scala
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) R
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.71%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) HDFS
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Tableau
2 7 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 4 (11.43%) Informatica
4 3 (8.57%) SAP