Find data engineers in the UK: A guide to source the best talent
Pubished 4th March 2020
There are currently 1027 data engineers in the UK and 55% have changed jobs in the last year. The average contractor daily rate for this talent is £500 while the average permanent salary is £70,000 in the UK.
Fast stats on data engineers
LinkedIn Talent Insights, November 2020 | www.itjobswatch.co.uk
Data engineers in the UK
Changed jobs in the last year
Avg. contractor daily rate
Avg. perm salary
The data engineering workforce in the UK has a male majority of 86% while 14% are female.
What schools are producing data engineers?
Among the universities where most graduates are placed into data engineering roles in the UK; The University of Manchester comes out on top with 32 professionals. Imperial College London comes in second with 27 professionals followed by the University of Leeds with 24.
Top 3 fields of study for data engineers
The number of data engineers that have studied in the field
47% of data engineers in the UK have a master's degree while 42% have a bachelor's degree.
Top 3 most common skills among data engineers
The number of data engineers in the UK that list the skill on their LinkedIn profile
Most common skills among data engineers
The top three skills that data engineers in the UK list on their LinkedIn profile are SQL, Python and Data Analysis.
Fastest growing skills among data engineers
Top companies hiring data engineers
The top companies in the UK that have hired data engineering professionals are Kubrick Group, Facebook, and Sainsbury's.
Industries hiring data engineers
The top three industries in the UK that data engineers are hired in are IT & Services, Financial Services and Internet.
Fastest growing locations for data engineers
The top three locations to find data engineers in the UK are London, Manchester, and West Midlands.
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