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The median annual salary for a Data Engineer was £63,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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

Data Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 109 157 157
Rank change year-on-year +48 0 +86
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Engineer 171 68 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.95% 1.41% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 1.53% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 101 57 17
10th Percentile £38,947 £44,000 £45,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £63,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +9.09% -8.33%
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 -
North West median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +20.00% -16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 5,457 4,452 2,969
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.07% 92.54% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,828 3,516 2,514
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £31,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £70,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%

Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineer in Manchester

Data Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Data Engineer in Manchester

Data Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Data Engineer in Manchester

Data Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 12 August 2022. 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
Oldham - 20 £57,500 -
Altrincham - 9 £60,000 -
Cheadle - 6 - -
Salford - 1 - - 1
Data Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, Data Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 118 (69.01%) Python
2 103 (60.23%) Analytics
3 90 (52.63%) Data Modelling
3 90 (52.63%) SQL
4 89 (52.05%) Data Pipeline
5 84 (49.12%) ETL
6 80 (46.78%) Data Warehouse
7 67 (39.18%) AWS
8 66 (38.60%) Azure
9 65 (38.01%) Data Engineering
10 62 (36.26%) Business Intelligence
11 59 (34.50%) Data Quality
12 52 (30.41%) Machine Learning
13 50 (29.24%) Data Science
14 48 (28.07%) CI/CD
14 48 (28.07%) Finance
15 47 (27.49%) Data Lake
16 45 (26.32%) Agile
17 44 (25.73%) Data Integration
18 42 (24.56%) Data Management
19 35 (20.47%) Apache Spark
20 34 (19.88%) Visualisation
21 33 (19.30%) Snowflake
22 32 (18.71%) Oracle
23 31 (18.13%) SQL Server
24 30 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
25 28 (16.37%) Big Data
25 28 (16.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 25 (14.62%) Degree
26 25 (14.62%) Microsoft

Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 35 (20.47%) Apache Spark
2 10 (5.85%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (4.09%) Apache
4 6 (3.51%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (6.43%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 67 (39.18%) AWS
2 66 (38.60%) Azure
3 33 (19.30%) Snowflake
4 23 (13.45%) GCP
4 23 (13.45%) Power Platform
5 17 (9.94%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 12 (7.02%) Serverless
7 11 (6.43%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 11 (6.43%) Matillion
8 10 (5.85%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (5.26%) Azure Stack
10 7 (4.09%) Azure Data Factory
10 7 (4.09%) dbt
11 6 (3.51%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (2.34%) Fivetran
13 3 (1.75%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (1.17%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (1.17%) Azure DevOps
14 2 (1.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (46.78%) Data Warehouse
2 47 (27.49%) Data Lake
3 31 (18.13%) SQL Server
4 28 (16.37%) Big Data
4 28 (16.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (14.04%) MySQL
6 23 (13.45%) NoSQL
6 23 (13.45%) Power BI
7 17 (9.94%) Hadoop
8 16 (9.36%) MongoDB
9 14 (8.19%) Relational Database
10 13 (7.60%) Tableau
11 12 (7.02%) Star Schema
12 11 (6.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 11 (6.43%) Data Mart
12 11 (6.43%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (6.43%) Semantic Layer
13 10 (5.85%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (4.68%) Amazon Redshift
14 8 (4.68%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 22 (12.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 15 (8.77%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.43%) GitLab
4 4 (2.34%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.75%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 48 (28.07%) Finance
2 16 (9.36%) Automotive
3 10 (5.85%) Social Housing
4 8 (4.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 8 (4.68%) Legal
5 7 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.92%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.92%) Influencing Skills
6 5 (2.92%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.92%) Retail
7 4 (2.34%) Games
7 4 (2.34%) Social Skills
8 1 (0.58%) Advertising
8 1 (0.58%) Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Local Government
8 1 (0.58%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.36%) PySpark
2 10 (5.85%) Web Services
3 8 (4.68%) Kafka
4 1 (0.58%) Pandas
4 1 (0.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.70%) Reference Data
2 16 (9.36%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (7.02%) Cloud Native
3 12 (7.02%) Data Structures
3 12 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.92%) Industry 4.0
5 4 (2.34%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (2.34%) Cyberattack
5 4 (2.34%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.34%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.58%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.58%) EPoS
6 1 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.17%) Linux
2 1 (0.58%) Windows
2 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (60.23%) Analytics
2 90 (52.63%) Data Modelling
3 89 (52.05%) Data Pipeline
4 84 (49.12%) ETL
5 65 (38.01%) Data Engineering
6 62 (36.26%) Business Intelligence
7 52 (30.41%) Machine Learning
8 50 (29.24%) Data Science
9 48 (28.07%) CI/CD
10 45 (26.32%) Agile
11 44 (25.73%) Data Integration
12 42 (24.56%) Data Management
13 34 (19.88%) Visualisation
14 30 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (12.87%) Data Architecture
15 22 (12.87%) Scrum
15 22 (12.87%) Use Case
16 21 (12.28%) Data Analytics
17 19 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
18 17 (9.94%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 118 (69.01%) Python
2 90 (52.63%) SQL
3 24 (14.04%) Scala
4 23 (13.45%) T-SQL
5 20 (11.70%) Java
6 16 (9.36%) R
7 14 (8.19%) Go
8 10 (5.85%) Bash
9 8 (4.68%) VBA
10 5 (2.92%) C++
11 3 (1.75%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.17%) C#
13 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (14.62%) Degree
2 24 (14.04%) Security Cleared
3 15 (8.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (7.02%) SC Cleared
5 9 (5.26%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (2.92%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (34.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.17%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.34%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (7.02%) Terraform
2 10 (5.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 32 (18.71%) Oracle
2 25 (14.62%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.77%) Databricks
4 14 (8.19%) Google
5 10 (5.85%) Cloudera
5 10 (5.85%) Hitachi
5 10 (5.85%) Splunk
6 3 (1.75%) Remedy
7 2 (1.17%) Teradata
8 1 (0.58%) Adobe
8 1 (0.58%) IBM
8 1 (0.58%) Informatica
8 1 (0.58%) Tealium
8 1 (0.58%) TOWER Software