The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 158 158 136
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 14 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.19% 0.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.86% 1.81% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 3
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £36,500 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £56,500 £57,600
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £51,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +13.33%
Data Quality
UK

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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
363 387 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.89% 10.46% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 214 247 123
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Quality across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Quality
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Data Quality Salary Trend in Scotland

Data Quality
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Quality across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Data Quality Salary Histogram in Scotland

Data Quality
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Scotland 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
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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
Edinburgh +1 9 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Glasgow +1 3 - -
Stirling - 3 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Data Quality
UK

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (53.85%) Banking
2 13 (50.00%) Informatica
3 10 (38.46%) Finance
3 10 (38.46%) PowerCenter
4 9 (34.62%) Oracle
4 9 (34.62%) ETL
5 8 (30.77%) Data Management
6 7 (26.92%) Teradata
6 7 (26.92%) Data Integration
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
6 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (26.92%) QA
6 7 (26.92%) Analytics
6 7 (26.92%) ETL Development
7 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
7 6 (23.08%) Inmon Methodology
7 6 (23.08%) SQL
7 6 (23.08%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
8 5 (19.23%) B2B
8 5 (19.23%) Scrum
8 5 (19.23%) Software Delivery
9 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (15.38%) Big Data
9 4 (15.38%) Project Management
9 4 (15.38%) Information Management
9 4 (15.38%) Data Architecture

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (7.69%) SAS
1 2 (7.69%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) PowerCenter
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 4 (15.38%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 14 (53.85%) Banking
2 10 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Consultant
2 11 (42.31%) Informatica Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Data Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Data Integration Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Integration Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Database Developer
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Data Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Data Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Informatica Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Data Quality Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Integration
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ETL
2 8 (30.77%) Data Management
3 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (26.92%) Analytics
3 7 (26.92%) ETL Development
4 6 (23.08%) Inmon Methodology
4 6 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
4 6 (23.08%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
5 5 (19.23%) Software Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) B2B
5 5 (19.23%) Scrum
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Data Architecture
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) Information Management
6 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Data Analytics
7 3 (11.54%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Informatica
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle
3 7 (26.92%) Teradata
4 3 (11.54%) IBM
4 3 (11.54%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (7.69%) Reuters
5 2 (7.69%) Bloomberg
6 1 (3.85%) SAP