Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 141 187
Rank change year-on-year +13 +46 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Engineer 22 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.99% 0.56% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.59% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 5
Reading median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £36,000 £38,500 £34,550
90th Percentile £88,000 £59,250 £45,750
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year -5.56% +16.13% +29.17%

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 2,168 2,221 3,305
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.18% 96.06% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,848 1,837 2,522
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +4.17%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) T-SQL
2 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (68.18%) ETL
3 12 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (50.00%) Migration
4 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (50.00%) Data Migration
5 10 (45.45%) Big Data
6 9 (40.91%) Data Analysis
6 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (36.36%) MySQL
7 8 (36.36%) C#
7 8 (36.36%) Sybase
7 8 (36.36%) VBA
7 8 (36.36%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (27.27%) Data Engineering
8 6 (27.27%) Apache Hive
8 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (27.27%) Python
9 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (22.73%) Scala
9 5 (22.73%) Hadoop
9 5 (22.73%) R
9 5 (22.73%) Data Analytics
9 5 (22.73%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (18.18%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (45.45%) Big Data
4 8 (36.36%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (36.36%) MySQL
5 6 (27.27%) Apache Hive
6 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (22.73%) Hadoop
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (18.18%) Data Lake
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (13.64%) Power BI
9 2 (9.09%) HBase
10 1 (4.55%) Impala
10 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
10 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Akka
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) Kafka
2 3 (13.64%) TensorFlow
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) ETL
2 12 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 11 (50.00%) Migration
4 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) Data Analysis
5 8 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (27.27%) Data Engineering
7 5 (22.73%) Analytics
7 5 (22.73%) Data Analytics
8 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
9 3 (13.64%) Data Munging
9 3 (13.64%) Data Science
9 3 (13.64%) Open Source
9 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
11 1 (4.55%) Data Development
11 1 (4.55%) Data Visualisation
11 1 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
11 1 (4.55%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) T-SQL
3 8 (36.36%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) VBA
4 6 (27.27%) Python
5 5 (22.73%) R
5 5 (22.73%) Scala
6 3 (13.64%) U-SQL
7 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Apache Flume
1 3 (13.64%) HDFS
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Sybase
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Tableau
3 3 (13.64%) RapidMiner
4 1 (4.55%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.55%) Hortonworks
4 1 (4.55%) MapR
4 1 (4.55%) Talend