Data Engineering Jobs with Work from Home Options

Data Engineering
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Data Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Engineering over the 6 months to 30 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
30 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 193 110 157
Rank change year-on-year -83 +47 +75
Permanent jobs citing Data Engineering 568 1,149 1,911
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.64% 2.95% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 3.08% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 485 605 807
10th Percentile £40,988 £44,511 £47,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £79,500
Median % change year-on-year - -11.95% +6.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £112,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £110,750 £142,500 £101,750
UK median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +11.11%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home

Data Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 31,196 37,364 71,331
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 90.34% 96.02% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23,493 26,259 41,698
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%

Data Engineering
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Data Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Data Engineering trend for jobs with a WFH option

Data Engineering
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Data Engineering.

Data Engineering salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Data Engineering
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Data Engineering over the 6 months to 30 May 2024.

Data Engineering salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Data Engineering
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options 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 64 (11.27%) Apache Airflow
2 59 (10.39%) Apache Spark
3 45 (7.92%) Apache
4 17 (2.99%) Confluence
5 3 (0.53%) SAS
6 1 (0.18%) Luigi
Applications
1 13 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 287 (50.53%) Azure
2 157 (27.64%) AWS
3 127 (22.36%) GCP
4 112 (19.72%) Power Platform
5 98 (17.25%) Snowflake
6 91 (16.02%) Azure Data Factory
7 69 (12.15%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 65 (11.44%) dbt
9 47 (8.27%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 40 (7.04%) Amazon S3
11 32 (5.63%) Matillion
12 29 (5.11%) Azure DevOps
13 25 (4.40%) Serverless
14 20 (3.52%) SaaS
15 17 (2.99%) Amazon Kinesis
15 17 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
16 16 (2.82%) GitHub
17 14 (2.46%) Microsoft 365
18 13 (2.29%) AWS Lambda
19 12 (2.11%) Dagster
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.06%) Network Security
2 4 (0.70%) Firewall
3 3 (0.53%) VoIP
3 3 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (34.33%) Data Warehouse
2 136 (23.94%) Data Lake
3 112 (19.72%) Power BI
4 89 (15.67%) SQL Server
5 52 (9.15%) BigQuery
6 48 (8.45%) Big Data
7 44 (7.75%) Tableau
8 36 (6.34%) Amazon Redshift
9 35 (6.16%) Star Schema
10 31 (5.46%) Elasticsearch
11 30 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 28 (4.93%) Relational Database
13 26 (4.58%) NoSQL
13 26 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 25 (4.40%) Hadoop
15 24 (4.23%) Amazon Athena
16 22 (3.87%) Azure SQL Database
17 21 (3.70%) Looker
18 18 (3.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 45 (7.92%) GitLab
2 33 (5.81%) Git
3 21 (3.70%) JIRA
4 20 (3.52%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.46%) MLflow
6 6 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.70%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.70%) CircleCI
7 4 (0.70%) Snakemake
7 4 (0.70%) Spinnaker
8 3 (0.53%) Deequ
8 3 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.35%) ER Studio
9 2 (0.35%) ERwin
10 1 (0.18%) Mockito
General
1 127 (22.36%) Social Skills
2 126 (22.18%) Finance
3 63 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (9.15%) Banking
5 35 (6.16%) Retail
6 33 (5.81%) Games
7 24 (4.23%) Presentation Skills
8 19 (3.35%) Law
8 19 (3.35%) Legal
9 16 (2.82%) Public Sector
10 15 (2.64%) Front Office
11 11 (1.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 11 (1.94%) Influencing Skills
12 9 (1.58%) Investment Banking
13 8 (1.41%) Marketing
14 6 (1.06%) Publishing
15 5 (0.88%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.70%) Advertising
16 4 (0.70%) Electronics
16 4 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 292 (51.41%) Data Engineer
2 118 (20.77%) Senior
3 89 (15.67%) Senior Data Engineer
4 81 (14.26%) Lead
5 72 (12.68%) Data Manager
6 60 (10.56%) Lead Data Engineer
7 50 (8.80%) Engineering Manager
8 43 (7.57%) Python Engineer
9 39 (6.87%) Azure Engineer
10 34 (5.99%) Developer
11 33 (5.81%) Python Data Engineer
12 31 (5.46%) Azure Data Engineer
13 23 (4.05%) Architect
14 21 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
15 20 (3.52%) Data Architect
16 19 (3.35%) Head of Engineering
17 18 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
18 16 (2.82%) Principal Engineer
19 15 (2.64%) AWS Data Engineer
19 15 (2.64%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (12.32%) PySpark
2 22 (3.87%) Kafka
3 18 (3.17%) Apache Beam
3 18 (3.17%) Pandas
4 12 (2.11%) NumPy
4 12 (2.11%) SciPy
5 11 (1.94%) React
6 9 (1.58%) Django
7 8 (1.41%) GraphQL
7 8 (1.41%) JSON
8 7 (1.23%) Microsoft Graph
9 6 (1.06%) .NET
9 6 (1.06%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.06%) Great Expectations
9 6 (1.06%) gRPC
9 6 (1.06%) Protocol Buffers
9 6 (1.06%) PyTorch
9 6 (1.06%) RESTful
10 5 (0.88%) Web Services
10 5 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.74%) Data Structures
2 40 (7.04%) Cloud Native
3 31 (5.46%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (4.75%) Management Information System
5 26 (4.58%) Product Ownership
6 16 (2.82%) Algorithms
7 15 (2.64%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.76%) Mainframe
8 10 (1.76%) Onboarding
9 9 (1.58%) Online Games
10 8 (1.41%) Renewable Energy
11 7 (1.23%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (1.06%) IoT
13 5 (0.88%) Blog
13 5 (0.88%) Life Science
13 5 (0.88%) PMI
14 4 (0.70%) Data Centre
14 4 (0.70%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.11%) Linux
2 4 (0.70%) Windows
2 4 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (48.42%) Analytics
2 202 (35.56%) ETL
3 198 (34.86%) Data Pipeline
4 193 (33.98%) Data Modelling
5 167 (29.40%) Agile
6 160 (28.17%) Data Science
7 136 (23.94%) Machine Learning
8 135 (23.77%) Business Intelligence
9 118 (20.77%) CI/CD
10 110 (19.37%) Problem-Solving
11 105 (18.49%) Mentoring
12 101 (17.78%) Data Governance
12 101 (17.78%) Data Integration
13 99 (17.43%) Visualisation
14 87 (15.32%) DevOps
15 82 (14.44%) Artificial Intelligence
16 80 (14.08%) Data Management
17 79 (13.91%) Coaching
18 76 (13.38%) Data Visualisation
19 74 (13.03%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 325 (57.22%) SQL
2 315 (55.46%) Python
3 52 (9.15%) Java
4 27 (4.75%) T-SQL
5 23 (4.05%) Scala
6 19 (3.35%) C#
7 14 (2.46%) Go
8 13 (2.29%) R
9 9 (1.58%) Data Analysis Expressions
9 9 (1.58%) TypeScript
10 8 (1.41%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.41%) Kusto Query Language
11 6 (1.06%) VBA
12 5 (0.88%) Perl
12 5 (0.88%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.70%) Bash
13 4 (0.70%) C
14 3 (0.53%) C++
14 3 (0.53%) Rust
15 2 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 69 (12.15%) Degree
2 29 (5.11%) DBS Check
3 23 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (2.29%) Master's Degree
4 13 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.29%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.76%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.41%) Azure Certification
7 7 (1.23%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.88%) PhD
8 5 (0.88%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.53%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.53%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
10 2 (0.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (19.89%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.94%) GDPR
3 4 (0.70%) Accessibility
3 4 (0.70%) California Consumer Privacy Act
3 4 (0.70%) QA
3 4 (0.70%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (0.35%) COBIT
5 2 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 19 (3.35%) Docker
2 11 (1.94%) IAG
Systems Management
1 48 (8.45%) Kubernetes
2 38 (6.69%) Terraform
3 7 (1.23%) Ansible
3 7 (1.23%) SysTrack
4 5 (0.88%) logstash
Vendors
1 138 (24.30%) Databricks
2 86 (15.14%) Microsoft
3 56 (9.86%) Google
4 18 (3.17%) Oracle
4 18 (3.17%) Teradata
5 7 (1.23%) ServiceNow
5 7 (1.23%) Snow
6 6 (1.06%) SAP
7 4 (0.70%) Alteryx
7 4 (0.70%) Dell
7 4 (0.70%) Informatica
7 4 (0.70%) Salesforce
7 4 (0.70%) SnapLogic
7 4 (0.70%) Talend
8 3 (0.53%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.35%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.35%) ESRI
9 2 (0.35%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.18%) Marketo
10 1 (0.18%) OpenAI