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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 230 191 232
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +41
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 30 53 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.79% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.15% 11.02% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 52 20
Average salary £50,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £42,600 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £59,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
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
723 481 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.62% 7.14% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 603 365 536
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Quality across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -4 17 £54,000 +27.05%
Manchester -46 10 £43,500 -8.42% 1
Merseyside +10 2 - -
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Data Quality also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Quality.

1 32 (58.18%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (56.36%) Oracle
3 26 (47.27%) Finance
4 21 (38.18%) SQL
5 20 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (36.36%) Quality Management
6 19 (34.55%) Security Cleared
7 18 (32.73%) Data Management
8 16 (29.09%) Middleware
8 16 (29.09%) Oracle EDQ
9 15 (27.27%) Hyperion
10 14 (25.45%) ERP
10 14 (25.45%) Migration
10 14 (25.45%) Data Migration
11 13 (23.64%) Talend
11 13 (23.64%) Talend Open Studio
11 13 (23.64%) Oracle EBS
11 13 (23.64%) HFM
11 13 (23.64%) Oracle ERP
12 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (18.18%) Data Integration
13 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
14 9 (16.36%) Time Management
14 9 (16.36%) Hyperion Planning
14 9 (16.36%) Essbase
15 8 (14.55%) Analytics
15 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
16 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
16 7 (12.73%) ETL

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Data Quality also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Quality. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.64%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) PowerPivot
2 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) SPSS
3 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (23.64%) Oracle ERP
1 13 (23.64%) HFM
2 9 (16.36%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (3.64%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.64%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (16.36%) Essbase
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (7.27%) Big Data
4 4 (7.27%) Hyperion Smart View
5 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.64%) PowerCenter
6 2 (3.64%) Spotfire
6 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.64%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle APEX
General
1 26 (47.27%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Analyst
2 10 (18.18%) Consultant
2 10 (18.18%) Technical Leader
2 10 (18.18%) Data Consultant
3 9 (16.36%) Hyperion Consultant
3 9 (16.36%) Integration Consultant
3 9 (16.36%) Data Integration Consultant
3 9 (16.36%) Data Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Applications Support
5 6 (10.91%) Data Quality Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Quality Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Data Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) MI Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Data Quality Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Quality Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Information Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) Middleware
2 6 (10.91%) XML
3 4 (7.27%) HTML
3 4 (7.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Data Integration
2 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
4 5 (9.09%) Visualisation
5 4 (7.27%) Data Structures
6 3 (5.45%) Statistics
7 2 (3.64%) Taxonomies
7 2 (3.64%) Informatics
7 2 (3.64%) Life Science
7 2 (3.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (36.36%) Quality Management
3 18 (32.73%) Data Management
4 14 (25.45%) Data Migration
4 14 (25.45%) ERP
4 14 (25.45%) Migration
5 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.36%) Time Management
7 8 (14.55%) Analytics
8 7 (12.73%) ETL
8 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
9 6 (10.91%) CRM
10 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 5 (9.09%) Campaign Management
11 4 (7.27%) Master Data Management
11 4 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (7.27%) Data Architecture
11 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.27%) ITIL
11 4 (7.27%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) Java
3 3 (5.45%) VBA
4 2 (3.64%) Python
4 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.64%) Perl
4 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) Degree
Systems Management
1 16 (29.09%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 31 (56.36%) Oracle
2 15 (27.27%) Hyperion
3 13 (23.64%) Talend
4 3 (5.45%) Tableau
5 2 (3.64%) Informatica
5 2 (3.64%) Google
5 2 (3.64%) Fujitsu
5 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.64%) SAP
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft