Data Engineer Jobs in England

Data Engineer
UK > England

The median Data Engineer salary in England is £65,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 19 May 2024.

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

6 months to
19 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 163 152 155
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Engineer 1,539 2,127 3,694
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.78% 2.40% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 2.62% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,122 1,506 1,886
10th Percentile £33,866 £46,250 £44,900
25th Percentile £47,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57% +12.00%
75th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £126,250 £96,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +12.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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.

Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 81,789 81,044 130,352
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 91.54% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 60,868 51,693 74,746
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,525 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,250 £45,000 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £60,800 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.83% +1.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineer in England

Data Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Data Engineer in England

Data Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Engineer in England over the 6 months to 19 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Data Engineer in England

Data Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 19 May 2024. 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
Jobs
London -34 593 £75,000 -11.76% 318
North of England +81 386 £55,000 -8.33% 65
North West +84 251 £60,000 +15.38% 43
South East -58 159 £48,000 -23.20% 93
Midlands +7 157 £55,000 +3.29% 33
South West -27 147 £62,500 -7.41% 40
West Midlands +10 113 £57,500 +9.52% 25
Yorkshire +66 83 £51,000 -23.88% 14
East of England +18 69 £57,500 -8.00% 19
North East +6 52 £72,000 +10.77% 8
East Midlands +3 42 £47,500 -13.64% 8
Data Engineer
UK

Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2024, Data Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 784 (50.94%) SQL
2 745 (48.41%) Python
3 660 (42.88%) Data Engineering
4 612 (39.77%) Azure
5 609 (39.57%) ETL
6 587 (38.14%) Data Pipeline
7 449 (29.17%) Data Modelling
8 447 (29.04%) Data Science
9 429 (27.88%) Data Warehouse
10 423 (27.49%) Analytics
11 409 (26.58%) Agile
12 383 (24.89%) AWS
13 370 (24.04%) Problem-Solving
14 367 (23.85%) GCP
15 358 (23.26%) DevOps
16 314 (20.40%) Databricks
17 306 (19.88%) Data Quality
17 306 (19.88%) Business Intelligence
18 303 (19.69%) Social Skills
19 297 (19.30%) Mentoring
20 280 (18.19%) Power Platform
21 276 (17.93%) Power BI
22 268 (17.41%) Data Lake
23 250 (16.24%) SQL Server
24 248 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
25 245 (15.92%) BigQuery
26 243 (15.79%) Finance
27 242 (15.72%) Google
28 224 (14.55%) CI/CD
29 218 (14.17%) Platform Engineering

Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 139 (9.03%) Apache Spark
2 103 (6.69%) Apache Airflow
3 101 (6.56%) Apache
4 18 (1.17%) nginx
5 17 (1.10%) Jupyter
6 14 (0.91%) Confluence
7 5 (0.32%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.26%) Luigi
8 4 (0.26%) SAS
9 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Exchange
10 1 (0.065%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.065%) Apache Synapse
10 1 (0.065%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 25 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.19%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.13%) MIS ActiveH
1 2 (0.13%) NEC Housing
2 1 (0.065%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.065%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.065%) Salesforce CRM
2 1 (0.065%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.065%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 612 (39.77%) Azure
2 383 (24.89%) AWS
3 367 (23.85%) GCP
4 280 (18.19%) Power Platform
5 184 (11.96%) Azure Data Factory
6 144 (9.36%) Snowflake
7 133 (8.64%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 107 (6.95%) Amazon S3
9 105 (6.82%) Azure DevOps
10 97 (6.30%) dbt
11 75 (4.87%) Serverless
12 53 (3.44%) GitHub
13 47 (3.05%) AWS Lambda
14 44 (2.86%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 39 (2.53%) SaaS
16 35 (2.27%) Matillion
17 34 (2.21%) Amazon EMR
18 32 (2.08%) Amazon Kinesis
19 19 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
19 19 (1.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.05%) Structured Cabling
2 14 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (0.71%) Network Security
3 11 (0.71%) Wireless
4 5 (0.32%) Firewall
4 5 (0.32%) LAN
5 4 (0.26%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.26%) FTP
5 4 (0.26%) WAN
6 2 (0.13%) 5G
6 2 (0.13%) PPP
6 2 (0.13%) WebEx
7 1 (0.065%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.065%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.065%) DMZ
7 1 (0.065%) NX-OS
7 1 (0.065%) SD-WAN
7 1 (0.065%) snoop
7 1 (0.065%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 429 (27.88%) Data Warehouse
2 276 (17.93%) Power BI
3 268 (17.41%) Data Lake
4 250 (16.24%) SQL Server
5 245 (15.92%) BigQuery
6 170 (11.05%) Looker
7 133 (8.64%) Big Data
8 103 (6.69%) Amazon Redshift
9 98 (6.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 82 (5.33%) Hadoop
11 78 (5.07%) NoSQL
12 76 (4.94%) Relational Database
13 75 (4.87%) Tableau
14 63 (4.09%) Azure SQL Database
15 62 (4.03%) Data Vault
16 61 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
17 48 (3.12%) Delta Lake
18 43 (2.79%) Star Schema
19 42 (2.73%) Metadata
20 41 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 73 (4.74%) Git
2 65 (4.22%) JIRA
3 59 (3.83%) Jenkins
4 46 (2.99%) GitLab
5 17 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (0.78%) Spinnaker
7 11 (0.71%) CircleCI
8 9 (0.58%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.45%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.39%) RStudio
10 6 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.065%) Gradle
13 1 (0.065%) Mockito
13 1 (0.065%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.065%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.065%) Toad
13 1 (0.065%) Zephyr
General
1 303 (19.69%) Social Skills
2 248 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
3 243 (15.79%) Finance
4 109 (7.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 68 (4.42%) Retail
6 63 (4.09%) Banking
7 45 (2.92%) Public Sector
8 41 (2.66%) Games
8 41 (2.66%) Telecoms
9 34 (2.21%) Legal
10 32 (2.08%) Marketing
11 28 (1.82%) Law
12 19 (1.23%) Manufacturing
13 17 (1.10%) Influencing Skills
14 11 (0.71%) Aerospace
14 11 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.65%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.58%) Electronics
16 9 (0.58%) Health Technology
16 9 (0.58%) Organisational Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (9.16%) PySpark
2 72 (4.68%) Kafka
3 39 (2.53%) Pandas
4 21 (1.36%) Apache Beam
4 21 (1.36%) Apache NiFi
4 21 (1.36%) Elastic Stack
5 20 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
6 18 (1.17%) RabbitMQ
6 18 (1.17%) RESTful
7 17 (1.10%) .NET
7 17 (1.10%) YAML
8 16 (1.04%) JSON
9 15 (0.97%) XML
10 14 (0.91%) REST
11 13 (0.84%) PyTorch
12 12 (0.78%) AWS CDK
12 12 (0.78%) TensorFlow
13 10 (0.65%) Flask
13 10 (0.65%) Spark Streaming
14 9 (0.58%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 196 (12.74%) Self-Motivation
2 131 (8.51%) Data Structures
3 55 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 48 (3.12%) Reinsurance
5 40 (2.60%) Algorithms
6 38 (2.47%) Cloud Native
7 37 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
8 28 (1.82%) Driving Licence
9 27 (1.75%) Onboarding
9 27 (1.75%) Product Ownership
10 24 (1.56%) Management Information System
11 21 (1.36%) Client/Server
12 20 (1.30%) IoT
13 19 (1.23%) CCTV
13 19 (1.23%) Distributed Systems
14 17 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
14 17 (1.10%) SCADA
15 16 (1.04%) Fibre Optics
15 16 (1.04%) Operational Technology
16 15 (0.97%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 65 (4.22%) Linux
2 31 (2.01%) Windows
3 23 (1.49%) Unix
3 23 (1.49%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.26%) Android
4 4 (0.26%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.26%) CentOS
4 4 (0.26%) Solaris
4 4 (0.26%) Ubuntu
4 4 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 660 (42.88%) Data Engineering
2 609 (39.57%) ETL
3 587 (38.14%) Data Pipeline
4 449 (29.17%) Data Modelling
5 447 (29.04%) Data Science
6 423 (27.49%) Analytics
7 409 (26.58%) Agile
8 370 (24.04%) Problem-Solving
9 358 (23.26%) DevOps
10 306 (19.88%) Business Intelligence
11 297 (19.30%) Mentoring
12 224 (14.55%) CI/CD
13 218 (14.17%) Platform Engineering
14 208 (13.52%) Data Integration
15 184 (11.96%) Machine Learning
16 178 (11.57%) DataOps
17 147 (9.55%) Change Management
18 138 (8.97%) Visualisation
19 128 (8.32%) Data Management
20 126 (8.19%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 784 (50.94%) SQL
2 745 (48.41%) Python
3 104 (6.76%) Java
4 83 (5.39%) T-SQL
5 73 (4.74%) Scala
6 46 (2.99%) C#
7 30 (1.95%) Data Analysis Expressions
8 28 (1.82%) R
9 21 (1.36%) Bash
10 20 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 20 (1.30%) Shell Script
11 18 (1.17%) JavaScript
12 14 (0.91%) PL/SQL
13 11 (0.71%) U-SQL
14 9 (0.58%) VBA
15 8 (0.52%) C
15 8 (0.52%) Go
16 6 (0.39%) Kusto Query Language
16 6 (0.39%) PHP
16 6 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 185 (12.02%) Degree
2 55 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (3.38%) Security Cleared
4 34 (2.21%) Master's Degree
5 32 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 28 (1.82%) DBS Check
6 28 (1.82%) DV Cleared
7 22 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (1.23%) Azure Certification
9 8 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.45%) CISSP
11 5 (0.32%) PhD
12 4 (0.26%) CCNA
12 4 (0.26%) CISM
12 4 (0.26%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (0.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 3 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.19%) CCSK
13 3 (0.19%) CCSP
14 2 (0.13%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 306 (19.88%) Data Quality
2 158 (10.27%) GDPR
3 19 (1.23%) QA
4 15 (0.97%) Accessibility
5 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (0.26%) NIST
5 4 (0.26%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.065%) California Consumer Privacy Act
6 1 (0.065%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.065%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.065%) NCSC
System Software
1 85 (5.52%) Docker
2 16 (1.04%) Hyper-V
2 16 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.65%) HDFS
4 3 (0.19%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.065%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.065%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 129 (8.38%) Terraform
2 89 (5.78%) Kubernetes
3 29 (1.88%) Ansible
4 18 (1.17%) Grafana
5 17 (1.10%) HAProxy
5 17 (1.10%) Prometheus
6 6 (0.39%) logstash
7 3 (0.19%) Argo
7 3 (0.19%) CASB
7 3 (0.19%) Kubeflow
8 2 (0.13%) Marathon
8 2 (0.13%) Mesos
9 1 (0.065%) Kibana
9 1 (0.065%) Oozie
9 1 (0.065%) Podman
Vendors
1 314 (20.40%) Databricks
2 242 (15.72%) Google
3 177 (11.50%) Microsoft
4 83 (5.39%) Informatica
5 76 (4.94%) Oracle
6 18 (1.17%) Alteryx
6 18 (1.17%) YouTube
7 17 (1.10%) VMware
8 16 (1.04%) Cloudera
9 12 (0.78%) Dataiku
10 11 (0.71%) MuleSoft
10 11 (0.71%) Teradata
11 9 (0.58%) SAP
12 8 (0.52%) Splunk
13 6 (0.39%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.39%) F5
13 6 (0.39%) Talend
14 5 (0.32%) SnapLogic
15 4 (0.26%) Qualys
16 3 (0.19%) Siemens