Period
to 21 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Data Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 138 97 208
Rank change year-on-year -41 +111 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Engineer 109 89 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.98% 2.86% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 2.96% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 73 83 34
10th Percentile £37,250 £45,000 £44,125
25th Percentile £46,250 £51,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% -11.54%
75th Percentile £75,000 £61,875 £68,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £74,625
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - - -15.38%

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 5,181 3,005 5,460
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.22% 96.72% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,886 2,675 4,440
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,350 £27,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £35,939
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +4.73%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £70,025
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Stockport +6 7 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Data Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, 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 Manchester region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 65 (59.63%) SQL
2 61 (55.96%) Azure
3 57 (52.29%) Python
4 48 (44.04%) Analytics
5 45 (41.28%) AWS
6 44 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (37.61%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (35.78%) ETL
8 39 (35.78%) Data Lake
9 37 (33.94%) Data Engineering
10 35 (32.11%) Data Pipeline
11 32 (29.36%) Social Skills
12 30 (27.52%) Big Data
13 29 (26.61%) Azure Data Factory
13 29 (26.61%) Data Architecture
14 28 (25.69%) Finance
15 26 (23.85%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (23.85%) Data Modelling
15 26 (23.85%) Data Science
15 26 (23.85%) GCP
15 26 (23.85%) DevOps
16 25 (22.94%) Apache Spark
17 23 (21.10%) Relational Database
17 23 (21.10%) Azure Synapse Analytics
18 22 (20.18%) Migration
19 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
19 21 (19.27%) Machine Learning
19 21 (19.27%) Databricks
20 20 (18.35%) Power BI
20 20 (18.35%) Data Analysis

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 25 (22.94%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.50%) Apache
2 6 (5.50%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.83%) SAS
5 1 (0.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (9.17%) JDE OneWorld
2 6 (5.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (55.96%) Azure
2 45 (41.28%) AWS
3 29 (26.61%) Azure Data Factory
4 26 (23.85%) GCP
5 23 (21.10%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 20 (18.35%) Power Platform
7 9 (8.26%) Power Automate
8 7 (6.42%) Fivetran
9 6 (5.50%) Azure Key Vault
9 6 (5.50%) Azure Logic Apps
9 6 (5.50%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (5.50%) Microsoft 365
10 5 (4.59%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (4.59%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (4.59%) Amazon EKS
10 5 (4.59%) AWS Fargate
11 4 (3.67%) Snowflake
12 3 (2.75%) Amazon S3
12 3 (2.75%) Amazon SageMaker
12 3 (2.75%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Network Security
2 4 (3.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (37.61%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (35.78%) Data Lake
3 30 (27.52%) Big Data
4 23 (21.10%) Relational Database
5 20 (18.35%) Power BI
6 18 (16.51%) Hadoop
7 17 (15.60%) NoSQL
7 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
7 17 (15.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (11.93%) MySQL
9 11 (10.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 10 (9.17%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (7.34%) Tableau
12 7 (6.42%) Power Query
13 5 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (3.67%) Apache Hive
14 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
14 4 (3.67%) Neo4j
14 4 (3.67%) Parquet
15 3 (2.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.83%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (0.92%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.92%) JIRA
4 1 (0.92%) Maven
4 1 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.92%) Spinnaker
4 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.92%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (29.36%) Social Skills
2 28 (25.69%) Finance
3 17 (15.60%) Telecoms
4 14 (12.84%) Law
5 11 (10.09%) Manufacturing
6 10 (9.17%) Aerospace
6 10 (9.17%) Automotive
6 10 (9.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (7.34%) Banking
8 6 (5.50%) Marketing
8 6 (5.50%) Public Sector
9 5 (4.59%) Organisational Skills
10 3 (2.75%) Advertising
10 3 (2.75%) Financial Institution
10 3 (2.75%) Investment Banking
11 2 (1.83%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.34%) JSON
1 8 (7.34%) YAML
2 6 (5.50%) Kafka
3 4 (3.67%) Apache Avro
3 4 (3.67%) PySpark
3 4 (3.67%) Web Services
4 3 (2.75%) Apache Beam
4 3 (2.75%) React
5 2 (1.83%) .NET
5 2 (1.83%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.83%) Apache NiFi
5 2 (1.83%) Dask
5 2 (1.83%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.83%) Protocol Buffers
5 2 (1.83%) RESTful
5 2 (1.83%) XML
6 1 (0.92%) FastAPI
6 1 (0.92%) MXNet
6 1 (0.92%) Pandas
6 1 (0.92%) Starlette
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Data Structures
2 7 (6.42%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.59%) Cloud Native
3 5 (4.59%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.75%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.92%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.75%) Linux
2 1 (0.92%) Android
2 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (44.04%) Analytics
2 44 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (35.78%) ETL
4 37 (33.94%) Data Engineering
5 35 (32.11%) Data Pipeline
6 29 (26.61%) Data Architecture
7 26 (23.85%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (23.85%) Data Modelling
7 26 (23.85%) Data Science
7 26 (23.85%) DevOps
8 22 (20.18%) Migration
9 21 (19.27%) Machine Learning
10 20 (18.35%) Data Analysis
11 18 (16.51%) Cybersecurity
11 18 (16.51%) Data Integration
12 16 (14.68%) Data Ingestion
13 15 (13.76%) CI/CD
13 15 (13.76%) Project Delivery
14 14 (12.84%) Microservices
15 13 (11.93%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 65 (59.63%) SQL
2 57 (52.29%) Python
3 13 (11.93%) PowerShell
4 12 (11.01%) Scala
5 11 (10.09%) C#
5 11 (10.09%) Java
6 7 (6.42%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.50%) R
8 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.83%) Go
10 1 (0.92%) Bash
10 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.83%) Degree
2 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.01%) Accessibility
2 5 (4.59%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.59%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.34%) Docker
2 1 (0.92%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (11.01%) Terraform
2 8 (7.34%) Ansible
3 7 (6.42%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.75%) Control-M
4 3 (2.75%) Oozie
5 2 (1.83%) Grafana
5 2 (1.83%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.92%) Istio
6 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (19.27%) Databricks
1 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.17%) Google
3 7 (6.42%) Oracle
3 7 (6.42%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.50%) Alteryx
5 5 (4.59%) RedGate
6 2 (1.83%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.83%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.83%) Sage
6 2 (1.83%) Teradata
7 1 (0.92%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.92%) Dataiku
7 1 (0.92%) Informatica
7 1 (0.92%) Talend