Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Engineer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 152 196
Rank change year-on-year +18 +44 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Engineer 15 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.60% 0.63% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.64% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 6
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +81.82% -26.67% -
10th Percentile £34,250 £26,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £46,750 £46,500
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +26.32% +5.56% -26.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2,436 2,503 3,592
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 97.93% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,078 1,967 2,880
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £26,925 £25,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £70,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% -

Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineer in Reading

Data Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Engineer in Reading.

Salary trend for Data Engineer in Reading

Data Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Engineer in Reading over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 Reading region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) ETL
3 10 (66.67%) Python
4 9 (60.00%) Power BI
5 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
6 7 (46.67%) Migration
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (46.67%) Data Migration
6 7 (46.67%) Data Munging
6 7 (46.67%) Data Engineering
7 6 (40.00%) Docker
7 6 (40.00%) NoSQL
7 6 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (33.33%) Machine Learning
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
9 4 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (26.67%) Google
9 4 (26.67%) Advertising
9 4 (26.67%) VBA
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (26.67%) Informatica
9 4 (26.67%) HDFS
9 4 (26.67%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (26.67%) Talend
9 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics

Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (26.67%) Azure Data Factory
2 4 (26.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Power BI
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (40.00%) NoSQL
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (26.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (26.67%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (26.67%) Data Lake
6 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
6 4 (26.67%) HDInsight
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (13.33%) MySQL
7 2 (13.33%) Neo4j
7 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (6.67%) Big Data
8 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (26.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) ETL
2 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (46.67%) Data Engineering
3 7 (46.67%) Data Migration
3 7 (46.67%) Data Munging
3 7 (46.67%) Migration
4 5 (33.33%) Machine Learning
5 4 (26.67%) Analytics
5 4 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
5 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Data Science
6 3 (20.00%) DevOps
7 2 (13.33%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
7 2 (13.33%) Release Management
7 2 (13.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (26.67%) VBA
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) Groovy
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.67%) R
7 1 (6.67%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Docker
2 4 (26.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Docker Swarm
1 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Google
1 4 (26.67%) Informatica
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) Talend
2 2 (13.33%) Sybase