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|Data Engineer salaries - 343 salaries reported||£41,885/yr|
|Data Engineer salaries - 59 salaries reported||£65,436/yr|
|Data Engineer salaries - 58 salaries reported||£55,648/yr|
|Data Engineer salaries - 52 salaries reported||£125,169/yr|
|Data Engineer salaries - 41 salaries reported||£28,036/yr|
|Data Engineer salaries - 37 salaries reported||£66,864/yr|
|Data Engineer salaries - 37 salaries reported||£62,569/yr|
|Data Engineer salaries - 35 salaries reported||£52,433/yr|
|Data Engineer salaries - 31 salaries reported||£54,335/yr|
|Data Engineer salaries - 29 salaries reported||£42,658/yr|
|Data Engineer salaries - 26 salaries reported||£49,852/yr|
|Data Engineer salaries - 26 salaries reported||£55,471/yr|
|Data Engineer salaries - 22 salaries reported||£27,511/yr|
|Data Engineer salaries - 20 salaries reported||£55,074/yr|
|Data Engineer salaries - 20 salaries reported||£76,864/yr|
|Data Engineer salaries - 19 salaries reported||£56,200/yr|
|Data Engineer salaries - 19 salaries reported||£30,351/yr|
|Data Engineer salaries - 18 salaries reported||£46,757/yr|
|Data Engineer salaries - 18 salaries reported||£29,325/yr|
|Data Engineer salaries - 16 salaries reported||£42,345/yr|
The average salary for a Data Engineer is £56,366 per year in United Kingdom. Salaries estimates are based on 3240 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Data Engineer employees in United Kingdom.
The highest salary for a Data Engineer in United Kingdom is £76,162 per year.
The lowest salary for a Data Engineer in United Kingdom is £42,586 per year.
Data engineering salaries are high, reflecting the demand for their skillset and the barriers to entry. A bachelor’s in engineering, mathematics or computer science is required, although many firms strongly prefer candidates with internship experience, as well as a masters degree or PhD in a relevant field. Once hired, data engineers typically work full-time and are paid a salary with full benefits. Successful data engineers can transition into a project manager role.
There are several ways in which you can increase your earning potential as a data engineer. You’ll be at an advantage if you have a bachelor's degree or higher in computer science or a related subject. Alternatively, an intensive data boot camp or online course is a good substitute, especially if you already have development experience. Spend some time learning in-demand skills and technologies, such as SQL and NoSQL, Python, Azure Data, and ETL tools, and aim to achieve a professional certification in this area, such as Google's Professional Data Engineer certification. The fast-paced world of tech is constantly changing, so ensure you stay on top of industry trends and developments. Finally, do not underestimate the power of networking with other data professionals and attending industry events to identify new opportunities and skills and push you into higher-paying roles.
Whether you've just started browsing data engineer jobs or want a pay rise in your current job, here's how to negotiate a fair salary. Make a list of all the reasons you deserve a higher compensation. Make sure you stick to concrete skills and achievements to form your arguments. For example, any qualifications you've gained, your professional success stories, and new technologies you've learned. Remember to bring along an updated portfolio. Next, decide what figure to ask for. If you're applying for a new job, around 10% more than the listed salary is a good idea. In your current role, choose a figure based on what comparable jobs at other companies pay.
About 71.50% of Data Engineer professionals feel satisfied with their salary, according to anonymous Glassdoor ratings. An additional £4,895 in potential pay per year, among other factors, can qualify the annual pay of a Data Engineer in United Kingdom as a good salary.
Data Engineer professionals in United Kingdom have a wide total pay range, between £33,483 and £102,440 depending on experience, with an estimated total pay of £56,366 following the average career path of a Data Engineer.