Period
to 21 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Data Engineer was £56,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East 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
England > North East
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 102 74 97
Rank change year-on-year -28 +23 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Engineer 14 8 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.06% 0.87% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.89% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 9
10th Percentile £38,000 £48,000 £45,412
25th Percentile £45,500 £52,500 £51,738
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £57,500 £54,671
Median % change year-on-year -2.61% +5.18% +10.81%
75th Percentile £82,500 £58,750 £57,603
90th Percentile - £59,250 -
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -10.71% +3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,217 894 1,249
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.85% 97.17% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 900 766 907
10th Percentile £23,500 £27,500 £23,900
25th Percentile £31,750 £33,750 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £44,625 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +11.56% -4.76%
75th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.66%

Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineer in the North East

Data Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Data Engineer in the North East

Data Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Data Engineer in the North East

Data Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Engineer within the North East 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
Tyne and Wear -14 11 £70,000 +21.74% 1
Durham - 3 £38,250 -
Data Engineer
England

Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

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 North East region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Azure
2 8 (57.14%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) ETL
2 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (57.14%) Data Management
3 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) Data Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Data Lake
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) GCP
5 5 (35.71%) Dependency Management
5 5 (35.71%) YAML
5 5 (35.71%) Kafka
5 5 (35.71%) AWS
5 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Databricks
5 5 (35.71%) Amazon Athena
5 5 (35.71%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 5 (35.71%) Data Pipeline
5 5 (35.71%) DataOps
5 5 (35.71%) CI/CD
6 4 (28.57%) Social Skills
6 4 (28.57%) Power Platform
6 4 (28.57%) Power BI
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling

Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (85.71%) Azure
2 5 (35.71%) AWS
2 5 (35.71%) Azure Synapse Analytics
2 5 (35.71%) GCP
3 4 (28.57%) Power Platform
4 2 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (7.14%) IaaS
5 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Data Lake
1 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (35.71%) Amazon Athena
4 4 (28.57%) Power BI
5 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
5 2 (14.29%) Metadata
5 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.14%) QlikView
6 1 (7.14%) Tableau
General
1 4 (28.57%) Social Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Police
3 1 (7.14%) Influencing Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Kafka
1 5 (35.71%) YAML
2 2 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
1 2 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Data Management
1 8 (57.14%) ETL
2 7 (50.00%) Data Engineering
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) CI/CD
4 5 (35.71%) Data Pipeline
4 5 (35.71%) DataOps
4 5 (35.71%) Dependency Management
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 3 (21.43%) Data Science
5 3 (21.43%) Data Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
6 2 (14.29%) ITSM
6 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
6 2 (14.29%) Reference Data Management
6 2 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Databricks
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle