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The median annual salary for a Data Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 97 93 82
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Engineer 21 7 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.26% 0.61% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.65% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 1
10th Percentile £39,500 £37,550 -
25th Percentile £56,875 £38,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +88.24% - -13.86%
75th Percentile £85,000 £59,767 £43,750
90th Percentile - £60,785 -
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -1.17%

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 1,573 1,070 891
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.30% 93.04% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,056 829 703
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,000 £24,050
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +2 19 £85,000 +71.00%
Durham -14 2 £45,250 +13.13%
Data Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 North East region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (90.48%) SQL
2 18 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (80.95%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (80.95%) Azure
4 15 (71.43%) Power BI
4 15 (71.43%) Power Platform
5 13 (61.90%) Azure Data Factory
5 13 (61.90%) Data Pipeline
5 13 (61.90%) Tableau
5 13 (61.90%) Analytics
5 13 (61.90%) Data Modelling
6 12 (57.14%) Data Science
6 12 (57.14%) Data Lake
6 12 (57.14%) Databricks
7 11 (52.38%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 11 (52.38%) Finance
7 11 (52.38%) Data Management
7 11 (52.38%) Data Transformation
7 11 (52.38%) Data Integration
8 10 (47.62%) Data Governance
8 10 (47.62%) Metadata
8 10 (47.62%) Data Engineering
8 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (42.86%) Metadata Management
9 9 (42.86%) Data Structures
9 9 (42.86%) Presto
9 9 (42.86%) Workload Management
9 9 (42.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 9 (42.86%) Semantic Layer
9 9 (42.86%) Data Quality

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (80.95%) Azure
2 15 (71.43%) Power Platform
3 13 (61.90%) Azure Data Factory
4 11 (52.38%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 6 (28.57%) AWS
6 5 (23.81%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (14.29%) GCP
8 2 (9.52%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
8 2 (9.52%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 2 (9.52%) Azure Service Bus
9 1 (4.76%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (4.76%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (71.43%) Power BI
3 13 (61.90%) Tableau
4 12 (57.14%) Data Lake
5 10 (47.62%) Metadata
6 9 (42.86%) Apache Hive
6 9 (42.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 9 (42.86%) Hadoop
6 9 (42.86%) Presto
6 9 (42.86%) Semantic Layer
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
8 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 2 (9.52%) KNIME
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (4.76%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) CircleCI
3 1 (4.76%) GitLab
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Public Sector
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Police
4 1 (4.76%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Kafka
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Beam
2 2 (9.52%) Apache NiFi
2 2 (9.52%) JMS
2 2 (9.52%) Samza
2 2 (9.52%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) PySpark
3 1 (4.76%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Data Structures
2 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (61.90%) Analytics
2 13 (61.90%) Data Modelling
2 13 (61.90%) Data Pipeline
3 12 (57.14%) Data Science
4 11 (52.38%) Data Integration
4 11 (52.38%) Data Management
4 11 (52.38%) Data Transformation
5 10 (47.62%) Data Engineering
5 10 (47.62%) Data Governance
6 9 (42.86%) Data Analytics
6 9 (42.86%) Metadata Management
6 9 (42.86%) Open Source
6 9 (42.86%) Workload Management
7 6 (28.57%) ETL
8 5 (23.81%) DevOps
9 4 (19.05%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (14.29%) Agile
10 3 (14.29%) CI/CD
10 3 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 3 (14.29%) R
5 2 (9.52%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) Scala
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Databricks
2 2 (9.52%) Alteryx
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Sage