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

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 193 214 200
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 55 46 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 0.70% 0.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.58% 6.74% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 54
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £26,700 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,000 £61,700
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
641 682 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.46% 10.36% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 490 547 584
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +36 21 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Manchester -8 18 £40,000 -6.97% 5
Merseyside -9 11 £35,000 +16.66%
Lancashire - 5 - -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (47.06%) Data Management
2 34 (40.00%) SQL
3 24 (28.24%) Finance
3 24 (28.24%) ETL
4 22 (25.88%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (24.71%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (23.53%) Retail
6 20 (23.53%) Analytics
6 20 (23.53%) Big Data
7 19 (22.35%) Master Data Management
7 19 (22.35%) Data Mining
8 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
9 17 (20.00%) ITIL
9 17 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 16 (18.82%) Data Acquisition
11 15 (17.65%) Enterprise Data Management
11 15 (17.65%) Change Management
12 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (14.12%) Banking
13 12 (14.12%) Information Management
13 12 (14.12%) Data Analysis
13 12 (14.12%) Relational Database
14 11 (12.94%) Project Management
15 10 (11.76%) SAS
15 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
15 10 (11.76%) Oracle
15 10 (11.76%) Ab Initio
15 10 (11.76%) 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 10 (11.76%) SAS
2 3 (3.53%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Office
2 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.53%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.35%) SPSS
4 2 (2.35%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.18%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Office 365
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) Big Data
1 20 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (22.35%) Data Mining
3 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
4 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (14.12%) Relational Database
6 9 (10.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.71%) Power BI
7 4 (4.71%) QlikView
8 2 (2.35%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (2.35%) SAP BI
8 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.53%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (28.24%) Finance
2 20 (23.53%) Retail
3 12 (14.12%) Banking
4 5 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.53%) Legal
5 3 (3.53%) Marketing
6 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.18%) Advertising
7 1 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Electronics
7 1 (1.18%) Law
7 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Analyst
2 19 (22.35%) Developer
3 17 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 15 (17.65%) Head of Data Management
5 8 (9.41%) Integration Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Ab Initio Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Data Quality Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Designer
8 5 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Business Data Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Data Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Data Quality Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Quality Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) DBA
10 3 (3.53%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) .NET
1 9 (10.59%) XML
2 8 (9.41%) Web Services
2 8 (9.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.59%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 5 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.88%) Reference Data
3 5 (5.88%) Statistics
4 4 (4.71%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.35%) Economics
6 2 (2.35%) Neural Network
7 1 (1.18%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.18%) Linked Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.06%) Data Management
2 24 (28.24%) ETL
3 21 (24.71%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (23.53%) Analytics
5 19 (22.35%) Master Data Management
6 17 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 17 (20.00%) ITIL
7 16 (18.82%) Data Acquisition
8 15 (17.65%) Change Management
8 15 (17.65%) Enterprise Data Management
9 12 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (14.12%) Data Analysis
9 12 (14.12%) Information Management
10 11 (12.94%) Project Management
11 10 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
11 10 (11.76%) Data Governance
12 9 (10.59%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (10.59%) Time Management
13 8 (9.41%) Quality Management
13 8 (9.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (9.41%) Java
2 8 (9.41%) XPath
3 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.35%) MATLAB
4 2 (2.35%) Python
4 2 (2.35%) R
4 2 (2.35%) VBA
5 1 (1.18%) C#
5 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) Ab Initio
1 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 10 (11.76%) Oracle
2 9 (10.59%) Teradata
3 8 (9.41%) IBM
4 5 (5.88%) GoldenSource
4 5 (5.88%) Informatica
4 5 (5.88%) SAP
4 5 (5.88%) Tableau
5 4 (4.71%) Netezza
6 3 (3.53%) Cognizant
6 3 (3.53%) Talend
6 3 (3.53%) Vertica
7 2 (2.35%) Trillium
8 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
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