Python Data Engineer Jobs

Python Data Engineer
UK

The median Python Data Engineer salary in the UK is £100,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 16 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
16 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 783 732 1101
Rank change year-on-year -51 +369 -283
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Data Engineer 103 158 194
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90 154 160
10th Percentile £62,000 £62,500 £48,400
25th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £100,000 £100,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year - +25.00% +14.29%
75th Percentile £115,000 £150,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £126,750 £200,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £64,000 £75,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year -14.67% +46.34% -21.15%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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 UK with a recognized job title 95,221 77,630 172,276
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 91.62% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 66,169 53,196 89,143
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £39,439 £44,192 £43,263
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £53,000 £51,125
% change year-on-year -5.66% +3.67% +7.63%

Python Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Python Data Engineer in the UK

Python Data Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python Data Engineer.

Salary trend for Python Data Engineer in the UK

Python Data Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python Data Engineer over the 6 months to 16 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Python Data Engineer in the UK

Python Data Engineer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python Data Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 16 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
England -55 96 £100,000 -4.76% 2
London +16 81 £110,000 -15.38%
Work from Home +37 77 £100,000 -16.67% 3
UK excluding London -56 16 £64,000 -14.67% 2
North of England -7 6 £64,000 -28.89% 1
North East - 4 £64,000 - 1
West Midlands -6 3 £57,500 +9.52%
Midlands -41 3 £57,500 +9.52%
East of England -24 2 £75,000 -3.23%
South East -25 2 £60,000 -14.29%
North West - 2 £51,250 -
Scotland - 2 - -
South West - 1 £67,500 - 1

Python Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 16 July 2024, Python 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 featuring Python Data Engineer in the job title.

1 103 (100.00%) Python
2 76 (73.79%) Azure
3 60 (58.25%) AWS
4 59 (57.28%) SQL
5 55 (53.40%) Analytics
6 53 (51.46%) Data Lake
7 52 (50.49%) PySpark
7 52 (50.49%) Finance
8 44 (42.72%) Data Engineering
9 42 (40.78%) Agile
10 36 (34.95%) Apache Airflow
10 36 (34.95%) Databricks
11 35 (33.98%) Software Engineering
12 34 (33.01%) dbt
12 34 (33.01%) Amazon Athena
13 33 (32.04%) GCP
13 33 (32.04%) Java
14 32 (31.07%) Investment Management
15 31 (30.10%) Asset Management
15 31 (30.10%) Banking
15 31 (30.10%) Dagster
15 31 (30.10%) Fintech
16 30 (29.13%) Pandas
17 29 (28.16%) NumPy
18 28 (27.18%) Front Office
19 27 (26.21%) SciPy
19 27 (26.21%) Data Pipeline
19 27 (26.21%) Dremio
20 26 (25.24%) Power Platform
20 26 (25.24%) Power BI

Python Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities 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 36 (34.95%) Apache Airflow
2 9 (8.74%) Apache
3 7 (6.80%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 76 (73.79%) Azure
2 60 (58.25%) AWS
3 34 (33.01%) dbt
4 33 (32.04%) GCP
5 31 (30.10%) Dagster
6 26 (25.24%) Power Platform
7 22 (21.36%) Azure Data Factory
8 19 (18.45%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 10 (9.71%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
10 9 (8.74%) Azure DevOps
10 9 (8.74%) GitHub
11 8 (7.77%) Amazon S3
12 6 (5.83%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (3.88%) Amazon ECS
13 4 (3.88%) Amazon EventBridge
13 4 (3.88%) AWS Step Functions
13 4 (3.88%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 4 (3.88%) Prefect
14 3 (2.91%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (2.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (51.46%) Data Lake
2 34 (33.01%) Amazon Athena
3 27 (26.21%) Dremio
4 26 (25.24%) Power BI
5 21 (20.39%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (14.56%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (13.59%) NoSQL
8 11 (10.68%) Tableau
9 10 (9.71%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (7.77%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (7.77%) Big Data
10 8 (7.77%) MongoDB
11 5 (4.85%) BigQuery
11 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
12 4 (3.88%) Data Hub
12 4 (3.88%) Hadoop
12 4 (3.88%) Metadata
12 4 (3.88%) RDBMS
13 3 (2.91%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MLflow
2 2 (1.94%) Git
2 2 (1.94%) GitLab
2 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
General
1 52 (50.49%) Finance
2 31 (30.10%) Banking
3 28 (27.18%) Front Office
4 23 (22.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 16 (15.53%) Social Skills
6 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (7.77%) Law
8 6 (5.83%) Games
9 2 (1.94%) Agriculture
9 2 (1.94%) Marketing
9 2 (1.94%) Retail
10 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (50.49%) PySpark
2 30 (29.13%) Pandas
3 29 (28.16%) NumPy
4 27 (26.21%) SciPy
5 6 (5.83%) Lambda Expressions
6 5 (4.85%) Kafka
7 1 (0.97%) .NET
7 1 (0.97%) CSS
7 1 (0.97%) HTML
7 1 (0.97%) JSON
7 1 (0.97%) Middleware
7 1 (0.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.83%) Client/Server
2 6 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.91%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.91%) Online Games
4 2 (1.94%) Bitcoin
4 2 (1.94%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.97%) Distributed Computing
5 1 (0.97%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.74%) Linux
2 8 (7.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (53.40%) Analytics
2 44 (42.72%) Data Engineering
3 42 (40.78%) Agile
4 35 (33.98%) Software Engineering
5 32 (31.07%) Investment Management
6 31 (30.10%) Asset Management
6 31 (30.10%) Fintech
7 27 (26.21%) Data Pipeline
8 26 (25.24%) Data Science
9 22 (21.36%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (17.48%) ETL
11 16 (15.53%) Visualisation
12 14 (13.59%) Data Modelling
12 14 (13.59%) Data Visualisation
12 14 (13.59%) Platform Engineering
13 12 (11.65%) Machine Learning
14 11 (10.68%) Data Analytics
14 11 (10.68%) DevOps
15 10 (9.71%) Business Transformation
15 10 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) Python
2 59 (57.28%) SQL
3 33 (32.04%) Java
4 10 (9.71%) Data Analysis Expressions
4 10 (9.71%) U-SQL
5 5 (4.85%) C#
6 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.94%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.94%) Rust
6 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.97%) C
7 1 (0.97%) Scala
7 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.88%) Degree
3 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.97%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (12.62%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (34.95%) Databricks
2 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.77%) Oracle
4 2 (1.94%) Google
4 2 (1.94%) Informatica
5 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.97%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.97%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.97%) YouTube