SCADA Engineer
UK

The median SCADA Engineer salary in the UK is £51,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 29 February 2024.

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

6 months to
29 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 798 1017 1158
Rank change year-on-year +219 +141 -329
Permanent jobs requiring a SCADA Engineer 27 2 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.002% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 10
10th Percentile £47,450 £40,175 -
25th Percentile £48,000 £41,188 £48,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £44,750 £49,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.97% -9.60% -22.35%
75th Percentile £72,500 £47,688 £50,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £48,325 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £44,750 -
% change year-on-year +13.97% - -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes 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 77,055 105,000 135,530
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 93.83% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 57,717 66,099 84,582
10th Percentile £28,501 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,085 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,410 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,831 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.36% +5.66% +5.26%

SCADA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SCADA Engineer in the UK

SCADA Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SCADA Engineer in the UK

SCADA Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCADA Engineer over the 6 months to 29 February 2024.

Salary histogram for SCADA Engineer in the UK

SCADA Engineer
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 29 February 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 +237 27 £51,000 +13.97% 11
UK excluding London +133 16 £51,000 +13.97% 10
Work from Home +142 12 £51,000 +21.43% 2
London - 11 £70,000 - 1
North of England - 10 £51,000 - 5
Yorkshire - 10 £51,000 - 1
Midlands - 5 - - 4
West Midlands - 5 - - 3
South East +61 1 - -

SCADA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 29 February 2024, SCADA 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 SCADA Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) SCADA
2 19 (70.37%) Systems Engineering
3 16 (59.26%) Software Engineering
4 15 (55.56%) Operational Technology
5 13 (48.15%) Degree
6 9 (33.33%) Data Acquisition
6 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 9 (33.33%) Value Proposition
6 9 (33.33%) User Experience
6 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 9 (33.33%) UX Design
6 9 (33.33%) VMware
6 9 (33.33%) Marketing
7 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) Aerospace
8 5 (18.52%) C#
8 5 (18.52%) C++
8 5 (18.52%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (14.81%) Functional Safety
9 4 (14.81%) WinCC
9 4 (14.81%) Rockwell
9 4 (14.81%) HNC
9 4 (14.81%) HND
9 4 (14.81%) SQL
9 4 (14.81%) VB
9 4 (14.81%) Oracle
9 4 (14.81%) Siemens
9 4 (14.81%) Software Testing

SCADA 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 4 (14.81%) WinCC
General
1 9 (33.33%) Marketing
2 5 (18.52%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 27 (100.00%) SCADA
2 15 (55.56%) Operational Technology
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
1 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Systems Engineering
2 16 (59.26%) Software Engineering
3 9 (33.33%) Data Acquisition
3 9 (33.33%) User Experience
3 9 (33.33%) UX Design
3 9 (33.33%) Value Proposition
4 5 (18.52%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.11%) SDLC
7 2 (7.41%) Change Control
7 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.41%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (3.70%) Code Quality
8 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C#
1 5 (18.52%) C++
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) HNC
3 4 (14.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Functional Safety
2 2 (7.41%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Rockwell
2 4 (14.81%) Siemens
3 2 (7.41%) AVEVA
3 2 (7.41%) Wonderware
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat