Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Engineer was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 400 469 548
Rank change year-on-year +69 +79 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Engineer 137 77 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 72 63 48
South East median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +33.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £74,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +8.70% -4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 28,094 28,013 34,515
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 96.71% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23,335 23,376 29,019
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineer in the South East

Data Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Data Engineer in the South East

Data Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Engineer in the South East

Data Engineer
Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +18 78 £55,000 - 7
Berkshire +27 54 £42,500 -3.41% 6
East Sussex -1 22 £70,000 +16.67% 1
Surrey +40 19 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Oxfordshire -12 15 £65,000 -10.96% 1
Hampshire -18 14 £62,500 +44.51% 3
Buckinghamshire +5 9 £55,000 -18.52%
Kent +12 3 £51,750 -1.43% 1
Data Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 73 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (47.45%) Analytics
3 64 (46.72%) Big Data
4 63 (45.99%) Data Engineering
5 58 (42.34%) ETL
5 58 (42.34%) Data Science
6 50 (36.50%) Python
6 50 (36.50%) Hadoop
7 48 (35.04%) Java
8 47 (34.31%) SQL
9 43 (31.39%) Microsoft Azure
10 41 (29.93%) Apache Hive
11 39 (28.47%) Data Modelling
12 37 (27.01%) Microsoft
12 37 (27.01%) Data Management
13 36 (26.28%) Data Integration
13 36 (26.28%) Data Warehouse
13 36 (26.28%) Machine Learning
14 35 (25.55%) Scrum
15 34 (24.82%) Linux
16 33 (24.09%) Degree
17 32 (23.36%) Scala
18 28 (20.44%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (20.44%) SAP
18 28 (20.44%) MapReduce
19 27 (19.71%) Kafka
19 27 (19.71%) Data Security
19 27 (19.71%) SAP BW
19 27 (19.71%) FMCG
19 27 (19.71%) Enterprise Architecture

Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 22 (16.06%) Apache Spark
2 9 (6.57%) Apache Pig
3 8 (5.84%) Apache
4 3 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.46%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.46%) JBoss
6 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.19%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 43 (31.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.92%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.73%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (46.72%) Big Data
2 50 (36.50%) Hadoop
3 41 (29.93%) Apache Hive
4 36 (26.28%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (19.71%) SAP BW
6 26 (18.98%) Impala
7 23 (16.79%) Sqoop
8 19 (13.87%) NoSQL
8 19 (13.87%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (13.14%) SQL Server
10 13 (9.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (9.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (7.30%) MySQL
12 8 (5.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (5.84%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (5.84%) Power BI
13 7 (5.11%) MongoDB
13 7 (5.11%) Relational Database
13 7 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (4.38%) HBase
Development Applications
1 23 (16.79%) Jenkins
2 21 (15.33%) Git (software)
2 21 (15.33%) TeamCity
3 6 (4.38%) JUnit
4 2 (1.46%) CMake
5 1 (0.73%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.73%) JIRA
5 1 (0.73%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (6.57%) Marketing
2 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.19%) Finance
4 1 (0.73%) Electronics
4 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.73%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.71%) Kafka
2 24 (17.52%) TensorFlow
3 21 (15.33%) Keras
3 21 (15.33%) MLlib
4 8 (5.84%) Pandas
5 5 (3.65%) .NET
5 5 (3.65%) Akka
5 5 (3.65%) NumPy
6 4 (2.92%) Web Services
7 3 (2.19%) Bokeh
7 3 (2.19%) D3.js
7 3 (2.19%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (2.19%) REST
8 2 (1.46%) Apache Camel
8 2 (1.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (1.46%) SciPy
8 2 (1.46%) SOAP
9 1 (0.73%) JSON
9 1 (0.73%) RESTful
9 1 (0.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.71%) FMCG
2 17 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (10.95%) User Experience
4 10 (7.30%) Algorithms
5 9 (6.57%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (5.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.73%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.73%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.73%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.73%) Smart City
7 1 (0.73%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.82%) Linux
2 9 (6.57%) Unix
3 3 (2.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (47.45%) Analytics
3 63 (45.99%) Data Engineering
4 58 (42.34%) Data Science
4 58 (42.34%) ETL
5 39 (28.47%) Data Modelling
6 37 (27.01%) Data Management
7 36 (26.28%) Data Integration
7 36 (26.28%) Machine Learning
8 35 (25.55%) Scrum
9 28 (20.44%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (20.44%) MapReduce
10 27 (19.71%) Data Security
10 27 (19.71%) Enterprise Architecture
11 24 (17.52%) Data Analysis
12 23 (16.79%) Deep Learning
13 21 (15.33%) ERP
14 18 (13.14%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (12.41%) Software Delivery
16 16 (11.68%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 50 (36.50%) Python
2 48 (35.04%) Java
3 47 (34.31%) SQL
4 32 (23.36%) Scala
5 23 (16.79%) Go
5 23 (16.79%) Shell Script
6 15 (10.95%) R
6 15 (10.95%) T-SQL
7 9 (6.57%) C#
7 9 (6.57%) C++
7 9 (6.57%) VBA
8 5 (3.65%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.92%) C
9 4 (2.92%) MATLAB
9 4 (2.92%) U-SQL
10 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.46%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.73%) PHP
12 1 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (24.09%) Degree
2 10 (7.30%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.65%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.65%) PhD
5 1 (0.73%) CCNA
5 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.73%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.46%) GDPR
3 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 24 (17.52%) Apache Flume
2 10 (7.30%) HDFS
3 3 (2.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.73%) Docker
4 1 (0.73%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (17.52%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (2.19%) Kibana
2 3 (2.19%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.19%) Puppet
3 2 (1.46%) Ambari
4 1 (0.73%) Ansible
4 1 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 37 (27.01%) Microsoft
2 28 (20.44%) SAP
3 24 (17.52%) Cloudera
4 22 (16.06%) Hortonworks
5 8 (5.84%) Sybase
5 8 (5.84%) Tableau
6 7 (5.11%) Oracle
7 6 (4.38%) Talend
8 3 (2.19%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.19%) RapidMiner
9 2 (1.46%) Google
10 1 (0.73%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.73%) CommVault
10 1 (0.73%) MapR
10 1 (0.73%) Vertica
10 1 (0.73%) Virgin Media
10 1 (0.73%) VMware