Data Engineer Jobs in the Midlands

Data Engineer
England > Midlands

The median Data Engineer salary in the Midlands is £56,500 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 21 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
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 188 193 161
Rank change year-on-year +5 -32 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Engineer 169 120 238
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.20% 1.41% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.58% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 107 101 160
10th Percentile £35,000 £41,250 £42,500
25th Percentile £38,125 £45,759 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,500 £52,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.62% -12.50% +14.29%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57% +7.69%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Midlands

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in the Midlands. 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 the Midlands with a recognized job title 13,212 7,602 10,970
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.08% 89.51% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9,398 4,488 7,088
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £27,750
25th Percentile £34,834 £37,500 £37,371
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +9.89%
75th Percentile £60,741 £67,200 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,713 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.53% +1.19% +9.09%

Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineer in the Midlands

Data Engineer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Data Engineer in the Midlands

Data Engineer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Engineer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Data Engineer in the Midlands

Data Engineer
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Engineer within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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
West Midlands +9 126 £57,500 +9.52% 13
East Midlands -1 41 £47,500 -13.64% 2
Data Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 Midlands region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 88 (52.07%) Data Engineering
2 87 (51.48%) SQL
3 81 (47.93%) ETL
4 77 (45.56%) Data Warehouse
4 77 (45.56%) Azure
5 72 (42.60%) Data Pipeline
6 61 (36.09%) Analytics
6 61 (36.09%) Python
7 59 (34.91%) Business Intelligence
7 59 (34.91%) Data Modelling
8 58 (34.32%) Data Science
9 55 (32.54%) SQL Server
9 55 (32.54%) Data Quality
10 51 (30.18%) Power Platform
10 51 (30.18%) Power BI
11 49 (28.99%) Agile
12 47 (27.81%) Databricks
13 44 (26.04%) Problem-Solving
13 44 (26.04%) DevOps
14 42 (24.85%) Data Lake
15 39 (23.08%) CI/CD
16 38 (22.49%) Data Structures
17 37 (21.89%) AWS
18 36 (21.30%) Machine Learning
19 35 (20.71%) Azure Synapse Analytics
20 34 (20.12%) GCP
20 34 (20.12%) Data Integration
20 34 (20.12%) Microsoft
21 33 (19.53%) Self-Motivation
21 33 (19.53%) Azure Data Factory

Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands 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 14 (8.28%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.96%) Apache
3 3 (1.78%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 77 (45.56%) Azure
2 51 (30.18%) Power Platform
3 37 (21.89%) AWS
4 35 (20.71%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 34 (20.12%) GCP
6 33 (19.53%) Azure Data Factory
7 25 (14.79%) Snowflake
8 16 (9.47%) SaaS
9 14 (8.28%) GitHub
9 14 (8.28%) Matillion
10 12 (7.10%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 11 (6.51%) Serverless
12 8 (4.73%) Microsoft 365
13 7 (4.14%) Boomi
14 6 (3.55%) Amazon S3
15 5 (2.96%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (2.37%) Amazon Kinesis
16 4 (2.37%) Amazon SageMaker
16 4 (2.37%) AWS CodePipeline
16 4 (2.37%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.59%) 3GPP
2 1 (0.59%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (45.56%) Data Warehouse
2 55 (32.54%) SQL Server
3 51 (30.18%) Power BI
4 42 (24.85%) Data Lake
5 30 (17.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (16.57%) BigQuery
6 28 (16.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (13.02%) Big Data
8 19 (11.24%) Amazon Redshift
8 19 (11.24%) Looker
9 15 (8.88%) Metadata
9 15 (8.88%) Relational Database
9 15 (8.88%) Star Schema
10 13 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (7.10%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (4.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (4.73%) Tableau
13 7 (4.14%) Data Mining
14 6 (3.55%) NoSQL
14 6 (3.55%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 13 (7.69%) GitLab
2 5 (2.96%) Git
3 3 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.59%) Toad
4 1 (0.59%) Zephyr
General
1 29 (17.16%) Finance
2 28 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (15.38%) Social Skills
4 8 (4.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 8 (4.73%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (4.14%) Public Sector
5 7 (4.14%) Retail
6 5 (2.96%) Automotive
7 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.59%) Health Technology
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.33%) PySpark
2 8 (4.73%) Pandas
3 7 (4.14%) GraphQL
3 7 (4.14%) RESTful
4 4 (2.37%) AWS CDK
5 3 (1.78%) Kafka
6 2 (1.18%) Middleware
7 1 (0.59%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.49%) Data Structures
2 33 (19.53%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (5.33%) Algorithms
3 9 (5.33%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (5.33%) NHS
4 8 (4.73%) Renewable Energy
5 5 (2.96%) IoT
5 5 (2.96%) Onboarding
6 3 (1.78%) CCTV
7 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.18%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.59%) Distributed Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (52.07%) Data Engineering
2 81 (47.93%) ETL
3 72 (42.60%) Data Pipeline
4 61 (36.09%) Analytics
5 59 (34.91%) Business Intelligence
5 59 (34.91%) Data Modelling
6 58 (34.32%) Data Science
7 49 (28.99%) Agile
8 44 (26.04%) DevOps
8 44 (26.04%) Problem-Solving
9 39 (23.08%) CI/CD
10 36 (21.30%) Machine Learning
11 34 (20.12%) Data Integration
12 30 (17.75%) Mentoring
13 27 (15.98%) Data Transformation
14 20 (11.83%) Artificial Intelligence
14 20 (11.83%) Platform Engineering
15 19 (11.24%) Data Governance
15 19 (11.24%) DataOps
16 18 (10.65%) Data Acquisition
Programming Languages
1 87 (51.48%) SQL
2 61 (36.09%) Python
3 22 (13.02%) T-SQL
4 10 (5.92%) Data Analysis Expressions
5 8 (4.73%) Java
6 6 (3.55%) C#
6 6 (3.55%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.37%) Scala
8 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (17.75%) Degree
2 9 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (5.33%) DBS Check
3 7 (4.14%) Azure Certification
4 5 (2.96%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.96%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.18%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.18%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (32.54%) Data Quality
2 29 (17.16%) GDPR
3 1 (0.59%) NCSC
Systems Management
1 17 (10.06%) Terraform
2 1 (0.59%) Ansible
2 1 (0.59%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 47 (27.81%) Databricks
2 34 (20.12%) Microsoft
3 21 (12.43%) Google
4 10 (5.92%) Informatica
5 9 (5.33%) MuleSoft
6 4 (2.37%) Splunk
7 3 (1.78%) Oracle
7 3 (1.78%) Siemens
7 3 (1.78%) SnapLogic
8 2 (1.18%) SAP
9 1 (0.59%) Denodo
9 1 (0.59%) Sparx
9 1 (0.59%) Talend
9 1 (0.59%) YouTube