Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 280 506 511
Rank change year-on-year +226 +5 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Data Engineer 7 6 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.085% 0.023% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.024% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 9
Median annual salary £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.89% -1.85% +12.50%
10th Percentile £62,500 £52,625 £34,750
90th Percentile £80,250 £75,000 £89,250
England median annual salary £80,000 £73,436 £75,000
% change year-on-year +8.94% -2.09% +3.45%

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 7,867 24,720 28,160
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 96.07% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6,407 20,127 23,430
Median annual salary £50,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +3.09%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Hampshire +120 4 £65,000 +30.00%
Thames Valley +161 2 £68,750 -1.79%
Berkshire +112 2 £68,750 -1.79%
Surrey - 1 £80,000 - 1
Senior Data Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 7 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) Azure
2 6 (85.71%) AWS
3 5 (71.43%) Apache Hive
3 5 (71.43%) Data Transformation
3 5 (71.43%) GCP
3 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Apache
3 5 (71.43%) Google
3 5 (71.43%) Presto
3 5 (71.43%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (57.14%) Snowflake Schema
4 4 (57.14%) Workflow
5 3 (42.86%) Big Data
6 2 (28.57%) Analytics
6 2 (28.57%) DevOps
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 1 (14.29%) Data Ingestion
7 1 (14.29%) Data Lake
7 1 (14.29%) Concurrent Programming
7 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
7 1 (14.29%) Data Engineering
7 1 (14.29%) Confluent
7 1 (14.29%) Elm
7 1 (14.29%) Stardog
7 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working

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 5 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) AWS
1 6 (85.71%) Azure
2 5 (71.43%) GCP
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Hive
1 5 (71.43%) Presto
2 4 (57.14%) Snowflake Schema
3 3 (42.86%) Big Data
4 1 (14.29%) Data Lake
4 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 1 (14.29%) Neo4j
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Stardog
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
1 5 (71.43%) Data Transformation
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Data Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Data Ingestion
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Elm
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Confluent