Period
to 25 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Data Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 October 2020.

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
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 139 245 273
Rank change year-on-year +106 +28 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Engineer 25 40 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.90% 0.58% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.60% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 26 38 20
Median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -2.70%
10th Percentile £36,250 £42,125 £37,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,375 £71,761
England median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -7.41% - +8.00%

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 2,697 6,716 8,154
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.08% 97.42% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,344 5,442 6,687
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +2.41%
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -

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 25 October 2020.

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 25 October 2020. 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 +77 15 £51,250 -10.52% 7
North Yorkshire +76 8 £45,000 +28.57% 1
South Yorkshire +25 2 £40,000 -10.91% 1
Data Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, 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 20 (80.00%) Python
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 13 (52.00%) ETL
4 10 (40.00%) Machine Learning
5 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (36.00%) Azure
5 9 (36.00%) AWS
6 8 (32.00%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (32.00%) Data Engineering
7 7 (28.00%) R
7 7 (28.00%) Visualisation
8 6 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (24.00%) C#
8 6 (24.00%) Java
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (24.00%) Power BI
8 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (24.00%) Data Lake
8 6 (24.00%) Power Platform
9 5 (20.00%) Data Science
9 5 (20.00%) BigQuery
9 5 (20.00%) GCP
9 5 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
9 5 (20.00%) Analytics
9 5 (20.00%) MySQL
9 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (20.00%) Scrum
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (16.00%) Degree

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 4 (16.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) AWS
1 9 (36.00%) Azure
2 6 (24.00%) Power Platform
3 5 (20.00%) GCP
4 4 (16.00%) GitHub
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (24.00%) Data Lake
2 6 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (24.00%) Power BI
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.00%) BigQuery
3 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (20.00%) MySQL
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (16.00%) CloverETL
4 4 (16.00%) Couchbase
4 4 (16.00%) Data Mining
5 3 (12.00%) Big Data
6 2 (8.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (8.00%) Tableau
7 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (4.00%) QlikView
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Digital Economy
2 1 (4.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) Kafka
3 1 (4.00%) Dask
3 1 (4.00%) Node.js
3 1 (4.00%) Pandas
3 1 (4.00%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) ETL
2 10 (40.00%) Machine Learning
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) Data Engineering
5 7 (28.00%) Visualisation
6 5 (20.00%) Analytics
6 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.00%) Data Science
6 5 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (16.00%) Information Management
7 4 (16.00%) Predictive Modelling
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Data Management
8 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
9 2 (8.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Python
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) R
4 6 (24.00%) C#
4 6 (24.00%) Java
5 3 (12.00%) Scala
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.00%) Go
7 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Databricks
1 4 (16.00%) Google
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Talend