Period
to 28 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Data Engineer was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

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

Data Engineer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 169 137 274
Rank change year-on-year -32 +137 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Engineer 90 24 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.38% 0.93% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.96% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 66 21 31
10th Percentile £33,994 £36,250 £40,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £43,068
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,250 £47,500 £49,337
Median % change year-on-year +7.89% -3.72% +9.64%
75th Percentile £62,188 £56,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £62,500 £63,354
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -7.41% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6,166 2,499 7,134
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 96.79% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4,826 2,191 5,779
10th Percentile £28,838 £31,250 £23,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% +6.80% +3.00%

Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineer in Yorkshire

Data Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Data Engineer in Yorkshire

Data Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Engineer in Yorkshire

Data Engineer
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 28 September 2021. 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
West Yorkshire -50 62 £54,000 +2.86% 3
North Yorkshire -6 11 £46,250 -
South Yorkshire -40 8 £45,899 +14.75%
East Yorkshire - 4 £55,000 -
Data Engineer
England

Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 59 (65.56%) Azure
2 51 (56.67%) Python
3 46 (51.11%) SQL
4 40 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (43.33%) AWS
5 39 (43.33%) Data Engineering
6 38 (42.22%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (37.78%) ETL
9 33 (36.67%) Power BI
9 33 (36.67%) Power Platform
10 31 (34.44%) Data Modelling
11 28 (31.11%) Data Pipeline
12 25 (27.78%) Data Lake
13 23 (25.56%) Microsoft
14 22 (24.44%) Analytics
14 22 (24.44%) Databricks
15 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
16 18 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 17 (18.89%) Social Skills
18 16 (17.78%) Azure Data Factory
18 16 (17.78%) Visualisation
19 15 (16.67%) Hadoop
19 15 (16.67%) Big Data
20 14 (15.56%) DevOps
21 13 (14.44%) Apache Spark
21 13 (14.44%) Amazon Athena
21 13 (14.44%) Tableau
21 13 (14.44%) Data Management
22 12 (13.33%) Data Analysis

Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 13 (14.44%) Apache Spark
2 10 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (2.22%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (2.22%) SAS
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Synapse
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 59 (65.56%) Azure
2 39 (43.33%) AWS
3 33 (36.67%) Power Platform
4 16 (17.78%) Azure Data Factory
5 12 (13.33%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 9 (10.00%) GCP
6 9 (10.00%) Serverless
7 8 (8.89%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (5.56%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (3.33%) SaaS
10 2 (2.22%) AWS Step Functions
11 1 (1.11%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (1.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (42.22%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (36.67%) Power BI
3 25 (27.78%) Data Lake
4 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
5 18 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (16.67%) Big Data
6 15 (16.67%) Hadoop
7 13 (14.44%) Amazon Athena
7 13 (14.44%) Tableau
8 12 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (12.22%) Relational Database
10 10 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
10 10 (11.11%) NoSQL
11 9 (10.00%) Metadata
12 8 (8.89%) Metadata Repository
13 7 (7.78%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (6.67%) QlikView
15 5 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (5.56%) HBase
15 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (18.89%) Social Skills
2 12 (13.33%) Finance
3 10 (11.11%) Public Sector
4 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.44%) Retail
6 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.22%) Banking
7 2 (2.22%) Marketing
8 1 (1.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (1.11%) Law
8 1 (1.11%) Legal
8 1 (1.11%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) Kafka
1 12 (13.33%) PySpark
2 7 (7.78%) NumPy
3 4 (4.44%) .NET
3 4 (4.44%) Pandas
4 2 (2.22%) Apache Avro
4 2 (2.22%) ARM Templates
4 2 (2.22%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) NHS
2 5 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.11%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.11%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.11%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (43.33%) Data Engineering
3 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (37.78%) ETL
5 31 (34.44%) Data Modelling
6 28 (31.11%) Data Pipeline
7 22 (24.44%) Analytics
8 16 (17.78%) Visualisation
9 14 (15.56%) DevOps
10 13 (14.44%) Data Management
11 12 (13.33%) Data Analysis
11 12 (13.33%) Data Analytics
12 11 (12.22%) Data Governance
12 11 (12.22%) Data Integration
13 9 (10.00%) Data Development
14 8 (8.89%) Data Science
14 8 (8.89%) Data Strategy
14 8 (8.89%) DataOps
14 8 (8.89%) Metadata Management
14 8 (8.89%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 51 (56.67%) Python
2 46 (51.11%) SQL
3 8 (8.89%) Scala
4 7 (7.78%) Java
4 7 (7.78%) R
4 7 (7.78%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.33%) C#
7 2 (2.22%) Go
7 2 (2.22%) HiveQL
7 2 (2.22%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.22%) X++
8 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.44%) GDPR
2 4 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (13.33%) Terraform
2 5 (5.56%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.22%) Puppet
3 2 (2.22%) Rancher
Vendors
1 23 (25.56%) Microsoft
2 22 (24.44%) Databricks
3 9 (10.00%) Oracle
4 6 (6.67%) Remedy
5 5 (5.56%) Google
6 3 (3.33%) SAP
7 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.22%) Cisco
8 1 (1.11%) Alteryx
8 1 (1.11%) RedGate
8 1 (1.11%) Sony
8 1 (1.11%) Talend