Period
to 12 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Engineer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

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

Data Engineer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 301 330 322
Rank change year-on-year +29 -8 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Engineer 11 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.036% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.037% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% - -
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £56,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% +1.77% -1.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9711 10780 10183
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.30% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7923 8550 8483
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Data Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineer in the West Midlands

Data Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Engineer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Data Engineer in the West Midlands

Data Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Engineer in the West Midlands

Data Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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
Birmingham - 6 £37,500 -
Coventry - 2 £47,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £27,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £62,500 -
Data Engineer
England

Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, Data Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Informatica
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) Netezza
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (27.27%) Ab Initio
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (27.27%) Big Data
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (18.18%) Cognos
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya

Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) ADSL
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) ISDN
1 1 (9.09%) MPLS
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 2 (18.18%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
3 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Redis
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Physics
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Ab Initio
1 3 (27.27%) Informatica
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Netezza
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) Cloudera
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel
3 1 (9.09%) Zoomdata