Lead Data Engineer Jobs in the South East

Lead Data Engineer
England > South East

The median Lead Data Engineer salary in the South East is £55,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 12 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 376 354 480
Rank change year-on-year -22 +126 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Data Engineer 10 12 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.058% 0.099% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 11
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £35,000 £55,000 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £85,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -35.29% +13.33% +5.26%
75th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £100,000 - £96,250
England median annual salary £85,000 £85,000 £91,250
% change year-on-year - -6.85% +10.61%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies 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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 16,337 11,052 21,796
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 90.99% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11,544 7,525 12,790
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £40,463
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £78,662 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,550 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.42% - +9.09%

Lead Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Data Engineer in the South East

Lead Data Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Lead Data Engineer in the South East.

Salary trend for Lead Data Engineer in the South East

Lead Data Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead Data Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 12 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Lead Data Engineer in the South East

Lead 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 Lead Data Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 12 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +5 10 £55,000 -18.52% 1
Berkshire +21 5 £35,000 -41.67% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £90,000 -
Lead Data Engineer
England

Lead Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 July 2024, Lead Data Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 Lead Data Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 6 (60.00%) ETL
2 5 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) AWS
2 5 (50.00%) Data Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Social Skills
3 4 (40.00%) Scala
3 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
3 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (40.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Data-Driven Decision Making
4 3 (30.00%) Cloudera
4 3 (30.00%) Data Transformation
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (20.00%) Data Pipeline
5 2 (20.00%) HDFS
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Impala
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
5 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
5 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Informatica
6 1 (10.00%) PowerCenter

Lead Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (10.00%) Azure
3 1 (10.00%) GCP
3 1 (10.00%) Google Kubernetes Engine
3 1 (10.00%) Serverless
3 1 (10.00%) Snowflake
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (20.00%) Impala
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (10.00%) BigQuery
3 1 (10.00%) PowerCenter
3 1 (10.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ERwin
1 1 (10.00%) GitLab
General
1 4 (40.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Kafka
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 6 (60.00%) ETL
2 5 (50.00%) Data Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (30.00%) Data-Driven Decision Making
4 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Data Pipeline
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (10.00%) AIOps
5 1 (10.00%) Data Ingestion
5 1 (10.00%) Data Science
5 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
5 1 (10.00%) ETL Development
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) MLOps
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) Databricks