Period
to 27 November 2021

The median annual salary for a Data Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

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

Data Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 144 108 245
Rank change year-on-year -36 +137 +79
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Engineer 94 29 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.66% 1.48% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.53% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 16
10th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £43,750
25th Percentile £50,313 £51,563 £47,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.71% - +55.56%
75th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £85,250 £82,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -10.71% +3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 5,098 1,892 6,472
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.91% 96.28% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,884 1,568 4,808
10th Percentile £25,980 £27,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Data Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineer in the East of England

Data Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Engineer in the East of England.

Salary trend for Data Engineer in the East of England

Data Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Engineer in the East of England

Data Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 November 2021. 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
Hertfordshire -37 50 £62,500 +19.05% 9
Cambridgeshire -44 34 £58,750 -16.07% 1
Essex - 6 £56,250 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £52,500 - 5
Norfolk -26 1 - -
Data Engineer
England

Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 East of England region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 49 (52.13%) ETL
2 43 (45.74%) Python
3 41 (43.62%) SQL
4 37 (39.36%) Analytics
5 33 (35.11%) AWS
6 30 (31.91%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (31.91%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (29.79%) Azure
7 28 (29.79%) Big Data
8 26 (27.66%) Data Lake
9 23 (24.47%) Data Engineering
9 23 (24.47%) Data Science
10 22 (23.40%) Oracle
11 21 (22.34%) Migration
11 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (22.34%) Kafka
11 21 (22.34%) Tableau
11 21 (22.34%) Git (software)
12 20 (21.28%) Life Science
12 20 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 20 (21.28%) Oracle ODI
13 19 (20.21%) Degree
13 19 (20.21%) Data Migration
13 19 (20.21%) Java
14 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
14 16 (17.02%) Databricks
15 15 (15.96%) Model Validation
15 15 (15.96%) Cybersecurity
15 15 (15.96%) DevOps
15 15 (15.96%) Apache Spark

Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 15 (15.96%) Apache Spark
2 7 (7.45%) Apache Airflow
3 6 (6.38%) Apache
4 4 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.13%) Apache Synapse
6 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (15.96%) Simulink
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (35.11%) AWS
2 28 (29.79%) Azure
3 12 (12.77%) Power Platform
4 10 (10.64%) Azure Data Factory
4 10 (10.64%) GCP
4 10 (10.64%) Serverless
5 7 (7.45%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 7 (7.45%) GitHub
5 7 (7.45%) GitHub Actions
6 6 (6.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (6.38%) Amazon EKS
6 6 (6.38%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (6.38%) Amazon S3
6 6 (6.38%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (6.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (6.38%) AWS CloudTrail
6 6 (6.38%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (5.32%) Azure Functions
7 5 (5.32%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (1.06%) Broadband
2 1 (1.06%) Firewall
2 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (31.91%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (29.79%) Big Data
3 26 (27.66%) Data Lake
4 21 (22.34%) Tableau
5 20 (21.28%) Oracle ODI
6 12 (12.77%) Amazon Redshift
6 12 (12.77%) NoSQL
6 12 (12.77%) Power BI
7 10 (10.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 10 (10.64%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (6.38%) Amazon Athena
9 6 (6.38%) Electronic Patient Records
10 5 (5.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (5.32%) HDInsight
10 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
10 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
10 5 (5.32%) Star Schema
11 4 (4.26%) Data Mining
12 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (22.34%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.70%) Oracle APEX
3 10 (10.64%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (10.64%) Rational Team Concert
4 2 (2.13%) kappa
4 2 (2.13%) Toad
5 1 (1.06%) ERwin
General
1 15 (15.96%) Military
2 12 (12.77%) Electronics
2 12 (12.77%) Social Skills
3 4 (4.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 4 (4.26%) Law
3 4 (4.26%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.19%) Advertising
4 3 (3.19%) Retail
5 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.06%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.34%) Kafka
2 9 (9.57%) .NET
3 4 (4.26%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (4.26%) JSON
4 2 (2.13%) Node.js
5 1 (1.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.28%) Life Science
2 12 (12.77%) Legacy Systems
3 11 (11.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.13%) Blog
4 2 (2.13%) Media Streaming
4 2 (2.13%) Tandem
5 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.06%) Fibre Optics
5 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (52.13%) ETL
2 37 (39.36%) Analytics
3 30 (31.91%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (24.47%) Data Engineering
4 23 (24.47%) Data Science
5 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (22.34%) Migration
6 20 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 19 (20.21%) Data Migration
8 15 (15.96%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (15.96%) DevOps
8 15 (15.96%) Model Validation
8 15 (15.96%) Risk Management
8 15 (15.96%) Visualisation
9 14 (14.89%) Data Analytics
10 13 (13.83%) Data Pipeline
11 11 (11.70%) Artificial Intelligence
11 11 (11.70%) Data Security
11 11 (11.70%) Data Visualisation
11 11 (11.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 43 (45.74%) Python
2 41 (43.62%) SQL
3 19 (20.21%) Java
4 15 (15.96%) C
4 15 (15.96%) C++
4 15 (15.96%) MATLAB
5 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
6 11 (11.70%) Scala
7 9 (9.57%) Bash Shell
7 9 (9.57%) C#
8 2 (2.13%) Go
8 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.13%) R
8 2 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) Degree
2 9 (9.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 9 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (9.57%) CISSP
3 6 (6.38%) AWS Certification
4 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) CCSP
5 2 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.06%) NIST 800
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.64%) Firmware
2 1 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) Kibana
1 4 (4.26%) Terraform
2 2 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (23.40%) Oracle
2 16 (17.02%) Databricks
2 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.57%) MuleSoft
4 5 (5.32%) Palantir
5 4 (4.26%) Talend
6 2 (2.13%) Google
6 2 (2.13%) NVIDIA
6 2 (2.13%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.06%) Adobe
7 1 (1.06%) IBM
7 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com