Period
to 18 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Data Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 156 164
Rank change year-on-year +16 +8 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Engineer 6 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.30% 0.16% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.16% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 8
Reading median annual salary £42,500 £43,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +59.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £40,500 £35,375 £26,250
90th Percentile £44,500 £49,125 £44,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +100.00% -38.89%

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 1,920 2,466 2,800
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 96.07% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,661 2,068 2,089
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -

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 Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) Tableau
2 5 (83.33%) Big Data
2 5 (83.33%) Data Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Data Lake
2 5 (83.33%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) U-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (16.67%) ETL

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Azure Data Factory
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Big Data
1 5 (83.33%) Data Lake
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) Data Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) U-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Tableau