Period
to 27 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Data Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Data Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 389 503 517
Rank change year-on-year +114 +14 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Data Engineer 21 15 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.058% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.059% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 17
Median annual salary £65,000 £26,000 £61,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +150.00% -57.38% -
10th Percentile £60,000 £25,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £75,000 £79,500
England median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.23% +14.81% -10.00%

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 15,656 25,220 29,394
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.49% 96.70% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 12,674 20,591 24,485
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Senior Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Data Engineer in the South East

Senior Data Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Senior Data Engineer in the South East

Senior Data Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Data Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Senior Data Engineer in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Data Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 May 2020. 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 +74 7 £90,000 +28.57%
Berkshire +67 5 £90,000 +28.57%
Hampshire +52 4 £65,000 +30.00%
Kent - 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 £65,000 -
Surrey +54 2 £63,750 +145.19%
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Senior Data Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, Senior 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 Senior Data Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (80.95%) Python
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 13 (61.90%) ETL
3 13 (61.90%) AWS
4 10 (47.62%) Analytics
5 9 (42.86%) Azure
6 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (33.33%) Workflow
7 7 (33.33%) Data Lake
8 6 (28.57%) Data Science
8 6 (28.57%) Data Analysis
8 6 (28.57%) Apache
9 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
9 5 (23.81%) Google
9 5 (23.81%) Data Transformation
9 5 (23.81%) Tableau
9 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (23.81%) GCP
9 5 (23.81%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (19.05%) Proactive Monitoring
10 4 (19.05%) PySpark
10 4 (19.05%) Customer Acquisition
10 4 (19.05%) Automation Anywhere
10 4 (19.05%) UiPath
10 4 (19.05%) Alteryx
10 4 (19.05%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
10 4 (19.05%) Presto
10 4 (19.05%) Blue Prism
10 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing

Senior 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 6 (28.57%) Apache
2 5 (23.81%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) AWS
2 9 (42.86%) Azure
3 5 (23.81%) GCP
4 2 (9.52%) GitHub
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Step Functions
5 1 (4.76%) Power Platform
5 1 (4.76%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Data Lake
2 4 (19.05%) Apache Hive
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (19.05%) Presto
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 4 (19.05%) Snowflake Schema
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (14.29%) Big Data
4 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (4.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (19.05%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) PySpark
2 2 (9.52%) D3.js
2 2 (9.52%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (9.52%) React
2 2 (9.52%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) ETL
2 10 (47.62%) Analytics
3 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (33.33%) Workflow
5 6 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 6 (28.57%) Data Science
6 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
6 5 (23.81%) Data Transformation
7 4 (19.05%) Actionable Insight
7 4 (19.05%) CRM
7 4 (19.05%) Customer Acquisition
7 4 (19.05%) Data Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) Data Extraction
7 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (19.05%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (19.05%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (19.05%) Process Improvement
7 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Python
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) C
4 2 (9.52%) C++
4 2 (9.52%) Go
4 2 (9.52%) Haskell
4 2 (9.52%) R
4 2 (9.52%) Rust
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) GAAP
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Google
1 5 (23.81%) Tableau
2 4 (19.05%) Alteryx
2 4 (19.05%) Automation Anywhere
2 4 (19.05%) Blue Prism
2 4 (19.05%) Cadence
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Teradata
2 4 (19.05%) UiPath
3 1 (4.76%) Databricks
3 1 (4.76%) Vertica