Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

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

Data Engineer
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 40 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Engineer 12 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.91% 2.03% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 2.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 0
Chester median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 -
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 298 287 332
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 97.29% 98.22%
Number of salaries quoted 274 262 304
Chester median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,050 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%

Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineer in Chester

Data Engineer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Data Engineer in Chester

Data Engineer
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Engineer in Chester over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Engineer in Chester

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 Chester region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 11 (91.67%) Big Data
2 11 (91.67%) Python
2 11 (91.67%) Scala
3 10 (83.33%) Hadoop
3 10 (83.33%) Data Engineering
4 8 (66.67%) Degree
4 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (58.33%) NoSQL
6 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (50.00%) Kafka
7 5 (41.67%) DevOps
7 5 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (33.33%) Google
8 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
8 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 4 (33.33%) SQL
8 4 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (25.00%) Flink
9 3 (25.00%) Spark Streaming
9 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
9 3 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (25.00%) Apache Pig
9 3 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (25.00%) MapReduce
9 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse

Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 12 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (8.33%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (8.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) Big Data
2 10 (83.33%) Hadoop
3 7 (58.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (25.00%) Flink
4 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (16.67%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
6 1 (8.33%) HBase
6 1 (8.33%) Impala
6 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Kafka
2 3 (25.00%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Internet of Things
2 2 (16.67%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (8.33%) Infotainment
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Data Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (41.67%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 3 (25.00%) MapReduce
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (16.67%) Data Ingestion
7 2 (16.67%) Data Science
7 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (16.67%) ETL
7 2 (16.67%) Information Security
7 2 (16.67%) Open Source
7 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
8 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) Python
2 11 (91.67%) Scala
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) HDFS
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (16.67%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (8.33%) Talend