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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 244 235 187
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -48
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 12 30 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.41% 0.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.82% 4.49% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 50
Average salary £43,000 £54,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.37% +13.68%
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £51,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +13.33%
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
659 668 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.71% 9.08% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 536 547 433
Average salary £39,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester +3 10 £43,000 -33.84%
Cheshire -22 2 £30,500 -43.51%
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 8 (50.00%) MS Office
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (43.75%) Legal
2 7 (43.75%) Asset Management
3 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (18.75%) Tableau
6 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security
6 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (18.75%) CISSP
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) MVC
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) LAMP
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) ETL
7 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
7 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (12.50%) CSS
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) QlikView
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (43.75%) Legal
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Data Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Compliance Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Data Compliance Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Security Officer
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (12.50%) Governance Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Information Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Data Scientist
5 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) IT Governance Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Governance Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) LAMP
1 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (43.75%) Asset Management
3 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
3 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Tableau
3 1 (6.25%) Vertica
3 1 (6.25%) Talend
3 1 (6.25%) Netezza
3 1 (6.25%) Northgate
3 1 (6.25%) Teradata
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Ab Initio
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica