The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 201 208 186
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 55 54 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 0.81% 1.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.90% 7.61% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 35 42 65
Median salary £42,500 £38,125 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.47% -10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £24,550 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Data Quality
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
696 710 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.90% 10.61% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 546 585 637
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Data Quality as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Quality
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Quality across the North West region.

Data Quality Salary Trend in the North West

Data Quality
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Quality across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Data Quality Salary Histogram in the North West

Data Quality
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +42 27 £43,750 +43.44% 3
Manchester -10 17 £42,500 -1.16% 2
Merseyside -24 10 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Lancashire +14 1 - -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 43 (46.74%) Data Management
2 41 (44.57%) SQL
3 30 (32.61%) Finance
4 27 (29.35%) ETL
4 27 (29.35%) Big Data
5 26 (28.26%) Analytics
6 24 (26.09%) Data Mining
7 23 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 23 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (22.83%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (20.65%) Data Acquisition
9 19 (20.65%) SQL Server
9 19 (20.65%) ITIL
10 18 (19.57%) Change Management
10 18 (19.57%) Master Data Management
11 16 (17.39%) Retail
12 15 (16.30%) Data Analysis
12 15 (16.30%) Enterprise Data Management
13 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (14.13%) Teradata
13 13 (14.13%) Management Information System
13 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
13 13 (14.13%) SAS
14 12 (13.04%) Banking
14 12 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (11.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (10.87%) Ab Initio
16 10 (10.87%) Unit Testing
17 9 (9.78%) Data Cleansing

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (14.13%) SAS
2 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) MS Office
2 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.52%) MS Visio
3 6 (6.52%) SPSS
3 6 (6.52%) Stata
4 4 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.09%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.26%) Office 365
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.35%) Big Data
2 24 (26.09%) Data Mining
3 23 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (20.65%) SQL Server
5 12 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (11.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (9.78%) Relational Database
8 5 (5.43%) Power BI
9 4 (4.35%) QlikView
9 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (2.17%) DB2
11 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
11 2 (2.17%) MySQL
11 2 (2.17%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (2.17%) SAP BI
12 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.09%) ERwin
General
1 30 (32.61%) Finance
2 16 (17.39%) Retail
3 12 (13.04%) Banking
4 5 (5.43%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Billing
5 3 (3.26%) Legal
5 3 (3.26%) Marketing
6 2 (2.17%) Law
6 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.09%) Electronics
7 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (29.35%) Analyst
2 19 (20.65%) Developer
3 17 (18.48%) Data Analyst
4 15 (16.30%) Head of Data Management
5 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 7 (7.61%) Designer
6 6 (6.52%) Ab Initio Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Architect
6 6 (6.52%) Data Architect
6 6 (6.52%) Data Quality Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Business Data Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Data Scientist
7 5 (5.43%) Quality Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Administrator
8 4 (4.35%) Data Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Data Quality Manager
8 4 (4.35%) DBA
8 4 (4.35%) Junior
8 4 (4.35%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) .NET
2 3 (3.26%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.26%) Web Services
2 3 (3.26%) XML
2 3 (3.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.83%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.13%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.78%) Statistics
4 8 (8.70%) Data Integration
5 6 (6.52%) Mathematics
6 5 (5.43%) Reference Data
7 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.35%) Visualisation
8 3 (3.26%) Economics
8 3 (3.26%) Neural Network
8 3 (3.26%) Social Media
9 2 (2.17%) Taxonomies
10 1 (1.09%) Data Extraction
10 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.09%) Linked Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.74%) Data Management
2 27 (29.35%) ETL
3 26 (28.26%) Analytics
4 23 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 19 (20.65%) Data Acquisition
5 19 (20.65%) ITIL
6 18 (19.57%) Change Management
6 18 (19.57%) Master Data Management
7 15 (16.30%) Data Analysis
7 15 (16.30%) Enterprise Data Management
8 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (10.87%) Unit Testing
10 9 (9.78%) Data Cleansing
10 9 (9.78%) Information Management
10 9 (9.78%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (8.70%) Data Governance
11 8 (8.70%) Quality Management
12 7 (7.61%) Data Architecture
12 7 (7.61%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.57%) SQL
2 7 (7.61%) Python
3 6 (6.52%) R
3 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.35%) Java
5 3 (3.26%) MATLAB
5 3 (3.26%) VBA
5 3 (3.26%) XPath
6 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
1 13 (14.13%) Teradata
2 10 (10.87%) Ab Initio
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle
4 6 (6.52%) Tableau
5 5 (5.43%) GoldenSource
5 5 (5.43%) Informatica
5 5 (5.43%) SAP
6 4 (4.35%) Netezza
6 4 (4.35%) Talend
7 3 (3.26%) IBM
7 3 (3.26%) Vertica
8 2 (2.17%) Cognizant
8 2 (2.17%) Trillium
9 1 (1.09%) Alteryx
9 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
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