Period
to 1 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Data Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Engineering over the 6 months to 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Engineering
England > Midlands
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 219 190 296
Rank change year-on-year -29 +106 +54
Permanent jobs citing Data Engineering 98 40 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.03% 0.76% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.83% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 76 40 33
10th Percentile £38,000 £42,125 £40,500
25th Percentile £47,000 £51,875 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -15.38%
75th Percentile £69,063 £63,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £72,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

Data Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,735 4,846 10,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 92.15% 92.01% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6,440 4,008 8,571
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £67,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Data Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Data Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineering in the Midlands

Data Engineering
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Data Engineering in the Midlands

Data Engineering
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Engineering in the Midlands over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Engineering in the Midlands

Data Engineering
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 Engineering within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 1 August 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -44 62 £60,000 +9.09% 12
East Midlands -17 36 £60,000 +20.00% 10
Data Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, IT jobs citing Data Engineering also mentioned 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Data Engineering.

1 53 (54.08%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (46.94%) Azure
3 41 (41.84%) Analytics
3 41 (41.84%) Python
4 38 (38.78%) SQL
5 35 (35.71%) AWS
6 31 (31.63%) Data Science
7 30 (30.61%) Big Data
8 29 (29.59%) DevOps
8 29 (29.59%) Artificial Intelligence
9 26 (26.53%) Data Modelling
9 26 (26.53%) Social Skills
10 24 (24.49%) Machine Learning
11 22 (22.45%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (22.45%) Software Engineering
12 21 (21.43%) Data Analytics
13 19 (19.39%) Data Quality
13 19 (19.39%) Kubernetes
13 19 (19.39%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (19.39%) Project Management
14 18 (18.37%) GCP
14 18 (18.37%) Power BI
14 18 (18.37%) Node.js
14 18 (18.37%) Power Platform
15 17 (17.35%) Microservices
15 17 (17.35%) ETL
16 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
16 16 (16.33%) Terraform
17 15 (15.31%) SaaS
17 15 (15.31%) Data Lake

Data Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 8 (8.16%) SAS
2 5 (5.10%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.02%) Apache
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Synapse
3 1 (1.02%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 46 (46.94%) Azure
2 35 (35.71%) AWS
3 18 (18.37%) GCP
3 18 (18.37%) Power Platform
4 15 (15.31%) SaaS
5 10 (10.20%) Serverless
6 8 (8.16%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (8.16%) Amazon SQS
6 8 (8.16%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (7.14%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 6 (6.12%) OpenShift
9 5 (5.10%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 4 (4.08%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (3.06%) Snowflake
12 2 (2.04%) Azure Functions
12 2 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (2.04%) Fivetran
12 2 (2.04%) PowerApps
13 1 (1.02%) Azure Stack
13 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) FTP
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.61%) Big Data
2 22 (22.45%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (18.37%) Power BI
4 15 (15.31%) Data Lake
5 14 (14.29%) MySQL
6 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
7 8 (8.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (8.16%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (6.12%) Apache Hive
8 6 (6.12%) Base SAS
8 6 (6.12%) Hadoop
8 6 (6.12%) Impala
8 6 (6.12%) Pentaho
8 6 (6.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 6 (6.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 6 (6.12%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 5 (5.10%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 5 (5.10%) BigQuery
9 5 (5.10%) MongoDB
9 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.16%) GitLab
2 7 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (6.12%) Hudson
3 6 (6.12%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 26 (26.53%) Social Skills
2 14 (14.29%) Finance
3 13 (13.27%) Law
4 11 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.08%) Public Sector
6 3 (3.06%) Retail
7 2 (2.04%) Banking
8 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (43.88%) Data Engineer
2 17 (17.35%) Developer
3 12 (12.24%) Azure Engineer
4 10 (10.20%) Data Analytics Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Node.js Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) .NET Software Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Architect
6 5 (5.10%) Data Architect
6 5 (5.10%) Head of Engineering
6 5 (5.10%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) ETL Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Python Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Data Consultant
8 3 (3.06%) Data Science Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.37%) Node.js
2 14 (14.29%) JSON
2 14 (14.29%) React
3 13 (13.27%) REST
4 11 (11.22%) .NET
5 8 (8.16%) .NET Core
5 8 (8.16%) .NET Framework
5 8 (8.16%) AngularJS
5 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (8.16%) GraphQL
5 8 (8.16%) JSON Schema
6 5 (5.10%) OAuth
6 5 (5.10%) OpenID
6 5 (5.10%) WSDL
7 3 (3.06%) Dask
7 3 (3.06%) Express
7 3 (3.06%) MDX
8 1 (1.02%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Legacy Applications
2 3 (3.06%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.04%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.04%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.02%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.02%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.10%) Linux
2 4 (4.08%) Unix
3 1 (1.02%) Android
3 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (54.08%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (41.84%) Analytics
3 31 (31.63%) Data Science
4 29 (29.59%) Artificial Intelligence
4 29 (29.59%) DevOps
5 26 (26.53%) Data Modelling
6 24 (24.49%) Machine Learning
7 22 (22.45%) Software Engineering
8 21 (21.43%) Data Analytics
9 19 (19.39%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (19.39%) Project Management
10 17 (17.35%) ETL
10 17 (17.35%) Microservices
11 14 (14.29%) Scrum
12 13 (13.27%) API Development
13 12 (12.24%) Data Pipeline
13 12 (12.24%) Requirements Gathering
13 12 (12.24%) Software Testing
14 11 (11.22%) Collaborative Working
15 10 (10.20%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.84%) Python
2 38 (38.78%) SQL
3 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.29%) C#
5 7 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.12%) Java
7 5 (5.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (5.10%) Go
7 5 (5.10%) R
8 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.04%) C
9 2 (2.04%) HiveQL
9 2 (2.04%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.04%) Scala
9 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.02%) C++
10 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.06%) Degree
5 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.39%) Data Quality
2 7 (7.14%) QA
3 4 (4.08%) Accessibility
4 1 (1.02%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.02%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (14.29%) Docker
2 6 (6.12%) HDFS
3 4 (4.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 19 (19.39%) Kubernetes
2 16 (16.33%) Terraform
3 6 (6.12%) Ansible
3 6 (6.12%) Consul
3 6 (6.12%) Docker Swarm
3 6 (6.12%) Grafana
3 6 (6.12%) Graphite
3 6 (6.12%) Nagios
3 6 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.12%) Opsview
3 6 (6.12%) Packer
3 6 (6.12%) Puppet
3 6 (6.12%) Salt
3 6 (6.12%) ZABBIX
4 4 (4.08%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.22%) Databricks
3 10 (10.20%) Sun
4 9 (9.18%) Oracle
5 6 (6.12%) Cloudera
5 6 (6.12%) Google
6 2 (2.04%) Cognos
6 2 (2.04%) IBM
6 2 (2.04%) Informatica
6 2 (2.04%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.04%) Jitterbit
6 2 (2.04%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.04%) Talend
7 1 (1.02%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.02%) Splunk
7 1 (1.02%) Teradata