Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 175 176
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Engineer 17 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.46% 0.69% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.70% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 5
Bristol median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +71.43%
10th Percentile £45,100 £38,750 £48,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £61,250 £67,000
South West median annual salary £53,626 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.25% -9.09% +46.67%

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 3,601 3,690 3,092
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.17% 97.59% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,961 3,071 2,688
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,875
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Engineer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Data Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 12 (70.59%) Python
3 11 (64.71%) Data Science
4 10 (58.82%) Data Engineering
4 10 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (58.82%) Machine Learning
5 9 (52.94%) Algorithms
6 8 (47.06%) Microservices
6 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (47.06%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (41.18%) Big Data
8 6 (35.29%) Apache Spark
8 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
8 6 (35.29%) Scala
8 6 (35.29%) TDD
8 6 (35.29%) ETL
8 6 (35.29%) C#
9 5 (29.41%) Java
9 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
9 5 (29.41%) Analytics
9 5 (29.41%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (29.41%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (23.53%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
10 4 (23.53%) Apache Hive
10 4 (23.53%) Web Services
10 4 (23.53%) Google
11 3 (17.65%) JIRA
11 3 (17.65%) Spotfire

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 6 (35.29%) Apache Spark
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Pig
2 3 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (23.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (17.65%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (17.65%) GitHub
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
5 2 (11.76%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (11.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Big Data
2 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
3 5 (29.41%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (23.53%) Apache Hive
4 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
5 3 (17.65%) Amazon Athena
5 3 (17.65%) BigQuery
5 3 (17.65%) Impala
5 3 (17.65%) Power BI
5 3 (17.65%) Presto
5 3 (17.65%) Spotfire
6 2 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
6 2 (11.76%) Neo4j
6 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
6 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
6 2 (11.76%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) MLlib
2 3 (17.65%) Pandas
3 2 (11.76%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Algorithms
2 3 (17.65%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Data Science
2 10 (58.82%) Data Engineering
2 10 (58.82%) Machine Learning
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Artificial Intelligence
3 8 (47.06%) Microservices
4 6 (35.29%) ETL
4 6 (35.29%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) Analytics
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (17.65%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps
6 3 (17.65%) MapReduce
6 3 (17.65%) Open Source
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 12 (70.59%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) Scala
4 5 (29.41%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) R
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Google
2 3 (17.65%) Atlassian
2 3 (17.65%) Tableau
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Informatica