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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 207 208 203
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 52 38 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.61% 0.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.10% 5.24% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 56
Median salary £42,341 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.64% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £24,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,350 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
732 725 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.51% 11.64% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 564 559 710
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.87%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +30 22 £34,000 -20.00% 3
Manchester -12 19 £42,500 -4.49% 6
Merseyside -11 11 £23,500 -43.03% 1
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 48 (44.86%) Finance
2 45 (42.06%) SQL
3 42 (39.25%) Data Management
4 31 (28.97%) Data Modelling
5 30 (28.04%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (27.10%) ETL
7 28 (26.17%) Change Management
7 28 (26.17%) Big Data
8 27 (25.23%) Analytics
8 27 (25.23%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (25.23%) SQL Server
9 26 (24.30%) Data Mining
9 26 (24.30%) Degree
9 26 (24.30%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (23.36%) ITIL
11 22 (20.56%) Management Information System
12 21 (19.63%) Data Acquisition
13 18 (16.82%) Microsoft
13 18 (16.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (16.82%) Master Data Management
14 17 (15.89%) Billing
14 17 (15.89%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (14.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (14.02%) Banking
16 15 (14.02%) Teradata
16 15 (14.02%) Enterprise Data Management
17 14 (13.08%) Risk Management
17 14 (13.08%) MS PowerPoint
18 13 (12.15%) Data Analysis
18 13 (12.15%) Benchmarking

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 (12.15%) SAS
2 6 (5.61%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.80%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.80%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.87%) GroupWise
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (13.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.48%) SPSS
3 8 (7.48%) Stata
4 6 (5.61%) MS Visio
5 5 (4.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.80%) Office 365
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.17%) Big Data
2 27 (25.23%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (25.23%) SQL Server
3 26 (24.30%) Data Mining
4 18 (16.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (14.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (8.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (7.48%) Power BI
7 8 (7.48%) Relational Database
8 7 (6.54%) QlikView
9 5 (4.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.74%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.87%) DB2
12 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.87%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.87%) MySQL
12 2 (1.87%) Qlik Sense
13 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.87%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.93%) ERwin
General
1 48 (44.86%) Finance
2 17 (15.89%) Billing
3 15 (14.02%) Banking
4 12 (11.21%) Retail
5 5 (4.67%) Legal
5 5 (4.67%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.80%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.87%) Law
8 1 (0.93%) Marketing
8 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (25.23%) Analyst
2 20 (18.69%) Developer
3 16 (14.95%) Data Analyst
4 15 (14.02%) Head of Data Management
5 13 (12.15%) Commercial Manager
6 9 (8.41%) Business Data Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) Architect
7 8 (7.48%) Data Architect
8 7 (6.54%) Database Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Designer
9 6 (5.61%) Ab Initio Developer
9 6 (5.61%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Data Manager
10 5 (4.67%) Senior Architect
10 5 (4.67%) Senior Data Architect
10 5 (4.67%) SQL Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Data Business Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Data Scientist
11 4 (3.74%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) .NET
1 3 (2.80%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.93%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.30%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (20.56%) Management Information System
3 11 (10.28%) Statistics
4 9 (8.41%) Data Integration
5 7 (6.54%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.67%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.67%) Economics
6 5 (4.67%) Neural Network
6 5 (4.67%) Reference Data
7 4 (3.74%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.80%) Social Media
9 2 (1.87%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.93%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.93%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.80%) Windows
1 3 (2.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (39.25%) Data Management
2 31 (28.97%) Data Modelling
3 30 (28.04%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (27.10%) ETL
5 28 (26.17%) Change Management
6 27 (25.23%) Analytics
7 25 (23.36%) ITIL
8 21 (19.63%) Data Acquisition
9 18 (16.82%) Master Data Management
10 17 (15.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (14.02%) Enterprise Data Management
12 14 (13.08%) Risk Management
13 13 (12.15%) Benchmarking
13 13 (12.15%) Data Analysis
14 12 (11.21%) Unit Testing
15 11 (10.28%) Cost Transparency
15 11 (10.28%) Statistical Analysis
16 10 (9.35%) Information Management
16 10 (9.35%) Quality Management
17 9 (8.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 45 (42.06%) SQL
2 10 (9.35%) T-SQL
3 9 (8.41%) Python
4 8 (7.48%) R
5 5 (4.67%) MATLAB
5 5 (4.67%) VBA
6 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (24.30%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) CCA
3 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) COBIT
1 2 (1.87%) QA
1 2 (1.87%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.87%) NDS
2 2 (1.87%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.02%) Teradata
3 10 (9.35%) Ab Initio
4 5 (4.67%) GoldenSource
4 5 (4.67%) Informatica
4 5 (4.67%) SAP
5 4 (3.74%) Netezza
5 4 (3.74%) Oracle
5 4 (3.74%) Tableau
6 3 (2.80%) Remedy
7 2 (1.87%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.87%) Talend
7 2 (1.87%) Trillium
8 1 (0.93%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.93%) Vertica
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