Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 144 192
Rank change year-on-year +28 +48 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Engineer 26 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.11% 0.82% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.85% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 7
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £35,625 £38,375 £35,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £59,500 £50,750
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £44,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +30.68% +17.33% +36.36%

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 2,278 2,363 3,467
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.14% 96.88% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,937 1,912 2,730
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +9.89%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
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 18 August 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 18 August 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 22 (84.62%) ETL
2 20 (76.92%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) Python
4 13 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (46.15%) T-SQL
5 12 (46.15%) Migration
5 12 (46.15%) Data Migration
5 12 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (46.15%) Azure SQL Database
6 11 (42.31%) Data Analysis
7 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (38.46%) Data Engineering
8 9 (34.62%) Data Analytics
8 9 (34.62%) Analytics
8 9 (34.62%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (34.62%) Hadoop
8 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (34.62%) VBA
9 8 (30.77%) Sybase
9 8 (30.77%) C#
9 8 (30.77%) MySQL
9 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (30.77%) Power BI
10 7 (26.92%) Big Data
10 7 (26.92%) HDFS
11 6 (23.08%) Data Munging
11 6 (23.08%) Docker
11 6 (23.08%) Data Science

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (15.38%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (46.15%) Azure SQL Database
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (34.62%) Hadoop
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (30.77%) MySQL
4 8 (30.77%) Power BI
5 7 (26.92%) Big Data
6 6 (23.08%) Apache Hive
6 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (15.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 4 (15.38%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (15.38%) Data Lake
8 4 (15.38%) HDInsight
9 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (7.69%) HBase
10 2 (7.69%) Neo4j
10 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (15.38%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Akka
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) Kafka
3 3 (11.54%) TensorFlow
4 2 (7.69%) REST
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) ETL
2 13 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (46.15%) Data Migration
3 12 (46.15%) Migration
4 11 (42.31%) Data Analysis
5 10 (38.46%) Data Engineering
6 9 (34.62%) Analytics
6 9 (34.62%) Data Analytics
6 9 (34.62%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (23.08%) Data Munging
8 6 (23.08%) Data Science
9 5 (19.23%) Machine Learning
10 4 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (11.54%) DevOps
11 3 (11.54%) Open Source
12 2 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
12 2 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
12 2 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) Python
3 12 (46.15%) T-SQL
4 9 (34.62%) VBA
5 8 (30.77%) C#
6 6 (23.08%) R
6 6 (23.08%) Scala
7 5 (19.23%) Java
8 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
9 2 (7.69%) Groovy
9 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) HDFS
2 6 (23.08%) Docker
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Docker Swarm
1 4 (15.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Sybase
2 5 (19.23%) Talend
3 4 (15.38%) Google
3 4 (15.38%) Informatica
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) RapidMiner
5 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.85%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.85%) MapR