Senior Data Engineer Jobs in London

Senior Data Engineer
England > London

The median Senior Data Engineer salary in London is £80,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 18 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
18 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 327 297 386
Rank change year-on-year -30 +89 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Data Engineer 189 352 771
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.76% 1.13% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.19% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 164 289 290
10th Percentile £60,000 £62,900 £63,700
25th Percentile £62,500 £73,750 £70,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
75th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £92,500
90th Percentile £116,750 £125,500 £100,125
England median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in London. 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 London with a recognized job title 23,403 29,645 71,541
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 94.97% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17,198 22,316 34,853
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £54,988 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% -
75th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £91,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £115,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,713 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.53% +1.19% +9.09%

Senior Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Data Engineer in London

Senior Data Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Data Engineer in London

Senior Data Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Data Engineer in London over the 6 months to 18 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior Data Engineer in London

Senior Data Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Data Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 18 June 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
Central London +37 25 £72,500 -19.44% 8
South London - 4 £28,001 -
Senior Data Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 2024, Senior 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 London region featuring Senior Data Engineer in the job title.

1 132 (69.84%) Python
2 123 (65.08%) SQL
3 107 (56.61%) Azure
4 81 (42.86%) Data Engineering
5 69 (36.51%) AWS
6 67 (35.45%) Data Pipeline
7 66 (34.92%) ETL
8 63 (33.33%) Databricks
9 59 (31.22%) Data Warehouse
10 50 (26.46%) Finance
11 49 (25.93%) Data Modelling
11 49 (25.93%) Data Lake
12 48 (25.40%) Social Skills
13 42 (22.22%) Power Platform
13 42 (22.22%) Power BI
13 42 (22.22%) Agile
14 41 (21.69%) DevOps
15 40 (21.16%) Analytics
15 40 (21.16%) Business Intelligence
16 38 (20.11%) PySpark
17 37 (19.58%) GCP
17 37 (19.58%) Snowflake
18 36 (19.05%) Azure Synapse Analytics
18 36 (19.05%) Azure Data Factory
19 35 (18.52%) Data Science
20 32 (16.93%) CI/CD
21 31 (16.40%) Apache Airflow
22 29 (15.34%) Mentoring
22 29 (15.34%) Apache Spark
23 27 (14.29%) Apache

Senior Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in London 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 31 (16.40%) Apache Airflow
2 29 (15.34%) Apache Spark
3 27 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.53%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 107 (56.61%) Azure
2 69 (36.51%) AWS
3 42 (22.22%) Power Platform
4 37 (19.58%) GCP
4 37 (19.58%) Snowflake
5 36 (19.05%) Azure Data Factory
5 36 (19.05%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 25 (13.23%) dbt
7 20 (10.58%) Azure DevOps
8 19 (10.05%) Amazon S3
9 13 (6.88%) Amazon EMR
10 11 (5.82%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
11 9 (4.76%) GitHub
12 8 (4.23%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 7 (3.70%) Amazon ECS
13 7 (3.70%) Dagster
14 6 (3.17%) GitHub Actions
15 5 (2.65%) Serverless
16 4 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (2.12%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.41%) Structured Cabling
2 11 (5.82%) Network Security
3 4 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.53%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (31.22%) Data Warehouse
2 49 (25.93%) Data Lake
3 42 (22.22%) Power BI
4 22 (11.64%) NoSQL
5 21 (11.11%) Hadoop
6 19 (10.05%) Tableau
7 18 (9.52%) Azure SQL Database
8 16 (8.47%) Data Vault
8 16 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (7.94%) Big Data
10 14 (7.41%) BigQuery
10 14 (7.41%) SQL Server
11 12 (6.35%) Amazon Redshift
12 11 (5.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 10 (5.29%) MongoDB
14 7 (3.70%) Amazon Athena
15 5 (2.65%) Delta Lake
15 5 (2.65%) Flink
15 5 (2.65%) Parquet
15 5 (2.65%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (7.41%) Git
2 8 (4.23%) CircleCI
3 7 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.12%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.59%) JIRA
6 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 50 (26.46%) Finance
2 48 (25.40%) Social Skills
3 25 (13.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 16 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (7.41%) Telecoms
6 11 (5.82%) Legal
7 9 (4.76%) Law
8 8 (4.23%) Influencing Skills
8 8 (4.23%) Retail
9 6 (3.17%) Banking
9 6 (3.17%) Publishing
10 5 (2.65%) Retail Banking
11 4 (2.12%) Music Industry
12 3 (1.59%) Games
13 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.53%) Automotive
13 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.53%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.53%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.11%) PySpark
2 10 (5.29%) Kafka
3 9 (4.76%) Pandas
4 8 (4.23%) Apache Beam
5 5 (2.65%) Apache Avro
5 5 (2.65%) AWS CDK
5 5 (2.65%) Spark Streaming
6 4 (2.12%) .NET
7 3 (1.59%) JSON
7 3 (1.59%) pytest
7 3 (1.59%) XML
8 2 (1.06%) Dropwizard
8 2 (1.06%) HTML
8 2 (1.06%) Lambda Expressions
9 1 (0.53%) CSS
9 1 (0.53%) FastAPI
9 1 (0.53%) Flask
9 1 (0.53%) gRPC
9 1 (0.53%) LAMP
9 1 (0.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.82%) Cloud Native
1 11 (5.82%) Enterprise Software
1 11 (5.82%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.29%) Driving Licence
3 6 (3.17%) Distributed Systems
4 5 (2.65%) Distributed Applications
5 4 (2.12%) Onboarding
6 3 (1.59%) Cloud Security Posture
6 3 (1.59%) PKI
6 3 (1.59%) Security Posture
6 3 (1.59%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.06%) Marketing Technology
8 1 (0.53%) Data Fabric
8 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.53%) IoT
8 1 (0.53%) Legacy Applications
8 1 (0.53%) PropTech
8 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.88%) Linux
2 10 (5.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (42.86%) Data Engineering
2 67 (35.45%) Data Pipeline
3 66 (34.92%) ETL
4 49 (25.93%) Data Modelling
5 42 (22.22%) Agile
6 41 (21.69%) DevOps
7 40 (21.16%) Analytics
7 40 (21.16%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (18.52%) Data Science
9 32 (16.93%) CI/CD
10 29 (15.34%) Mentoring
11 24 (12.70%) Platform Engineering
11 24 (12.70%) Visualisation
12 23 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (11.11%) Data Analytics
14 20 (10.58%) Data Visualisation
14 20 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (10.05%) Data Governance
16 17 (8.99%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 132 (69.84%) Python
2 123 (65.08%) SQL
3 18 (9.52%) Java
4 13 (6.88%) Data Analysis Expressions
5 11 (5.82%) Scala
5 11 (5.82%) U-SQL
6 7 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.12%) C#
8 3 (1.59%) VB
9 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.53%) R
9 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (6.35%) DBS Check
1 12 (6.35%) Degree
2 11 (5.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (1.59%) CCSK
4 3 (1.59%) CCSP
4 3 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.59%) CISSP
5 2 (1.06%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) SnowPro
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.05%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.65%) QA
3 4 (2.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (8.47%) Docker
2 5 (2.65%) HDFS
3 1 (0.53%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 26 (13.76%) Kubernetes
2 25 (13.23%) Terraform
3 3 (1.59%) CASB
4 2 (1.06%) Ansible
4 2 (1.06%) Marathon
4 2 (1.06%) Mesos
5 1 (0.53%) Podman
Vendors
1 63 (33.33%) Databricks
2 15 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.35%) Google
4 11 (5.82%) Oracle
5 7 (3.70%) Cloudera
6 4 (2.12%) Informatica
7 3 (1.59%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.59%) Netskope
7 3 (1.59%) Symantec
7 3 (1.59%) YouTube
7 3 (1.59%) Zscaler
8 2 (1.06%) Teradata
9 1 (0.53%) Apple
9 1 (0.53%) Denodo