Data Engineer Salary in the UK

£49,100
per year
per month
£3,080
per month
per year
Bonus
£3,450/year
Profit Sharing
£2,860/year
Bonus
£220/month
Profit Sharing
£180/month

Data Engineer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Data Engineer is £49,100 gross per year (£3,080 net per month), which is £19,500 (+66%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
A Data Engineer can expect an average starting salary of £25,300. The highest salaries can exceed £110,000.
£25,300
Low
£49,100
Average salary
£110,000
High
£1,730
Low
£3,080
Average salary
£5,860
High
Total compensation includes salary, bonus and profit sharing.
£0
£66,000
£131,990
Base Salary£25,300 - 110,000
Bonus£0 - 13,250
Profit Sharing£0 - 8,740
Total Compensation£25,300 - 131,990
£0
£3,620
£7,240
Base Salary£1,730 - 5,860
Bonus£0 - 830
Profit Sharing£0 - 550
Total Compensation£1,730 - 7,240

Data Engineer Salary Range

Low
£25,300
Average salary
£49,100
Senior
£72,200
High
£110,000
Low
£1,730
Average salary
£3,080
Senior
£4,200
High
£5,860
Among Data Engineers, Junior Data Engineers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Data Engineers enjoy the highest salaries.

Data Engineer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Data Engineer£72K/year
+47% 
Junior Data Engineer£38K/year
 -23%

Data Engineer - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Data Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £33,700 gross per year. A mid career Data Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £48,400, while a Senior Data Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £72,200. Data Engineers with more than 20 years of experience earn £84,500 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Data Engineer

Late Career▲ +72%
Senior▲ +47%
Average Salary£49,100/year
Mid Career▼ -1%
Entry Level▼ -31%

Gender Breakdown

Female
13%
Male
87%

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The salary information presented on this page is based on all Data Engineer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Data Engineer

How much does a Data Engineer make in the UK?
A Data Engineer in the UK earns an average of £49,100 gross per year, which is about £3,080 net per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Data Engineer updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Data Engineer in the UK?
The starting salary of a Data Engineer in the UK is around £25,300 gross per year. Junior Data Engineers usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Data Engineer in the UK?
The highest salary of a Data Engineer in the UK can reach and exceed £110,000 gross per year. Senior Data Engineers usually have the highest salaries.
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