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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 118 137 146
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +9
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 43 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.45% 0.84% 0.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.29% 6.95% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 38 11 21
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
301 374 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.15% 12.04% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 184 227 218
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £65,400
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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
Edinburgh +26 38 £47,500 +15.15% 3
Glasgow -3 30 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Data Quality
UK

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 76 (71.70%) Data Management
2 64 (60.38%) Data Warehouse
3 60 (56.60%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (43.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (41.51%) ETL
6 43 (40.57%) Security Cleared
7 42 (39.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 42 (39.62%) BusinessObjects
7 42 (39.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 42 (39.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 41 (38.68%) Finance
9 38 (35.85%) Enterprise Data Management
9 38 (35.85%) QlikView
9 38 (35.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 38 (35.85%) Cognos
9 38 (35.85%) PRINCE2
9 38 (35.85%) Talend Open Studio
9 38 (35.85%) Visualisation
9 38 (35.85%) Talend
10 27 (25.47%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (25.47%) Data Modelling
11 21 (19.81%) SQL
12 20 (18.87%) Master Data Management
13 19 (17.92%) Unix
14 18 (16.98%) UML
14 18 (16.98%) Informatica
15 16 (15.09%) Data Integration
16 15 (14.15%) Data Governance
16 15 (14.15%) Project Management

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (8.49%) SAS
2 3 (2.83%) PowerExchange
3 2 (1.89%) Apache
3 2 (1.89%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (8.49%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.94%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (60.38%) Data Warehouse
2 42 (39.62%) BusinessObjects
2 42 (39.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 42 (39.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 42 (39.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (35.85%) QlikView
4 12 (11.32%) PowerCenter
5 10 (9.43%) Big Data
5 10 (9.43%) Hadoop
6 8 (7.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (7.55%) MongoDB
6 8 (7.55%) NoSQL
7 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
8 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.89%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.89%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 38 (35.85%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.77%) ClearCase
3 4 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.77%) Maven
3 4 (3.77%) Subversion
4 1 (0.94%) ERwin
4 1 (0.94%) MagicDraw
General
1 41 (38.68%) Finance
2 10 (9.43%) Banking
3 6 (5.66%) Retail
4 5 (4.72%) Spanish Language
5 4 (3.77%) Marketing
6 2 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (50.94%) Consultant
2 42 (39.62%) Developer
3 40 (37.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 38 (35.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 18 (16.98%) Analyst
6 15 (14.15%) Informatica Consultant
7 11 (10.38%) Data Analyst
8 10 (9.43%) Data Modeller
9 9 (8.49%) Data Manager
10 8 (7.55%) Master Data Manager
10 8 (7.55%) SAP Data Manager
10 8 (7.55%) SAP Manager
10 8 (7.55%) SAP Master Data Manager
11 7 (6.60%) AIX Consultant
11 7 (6.60%) Architect
11 7 (6.60%) Data Consultant
11 7 (6.60%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 7 (6.60%) Unix Consultant
12 5 (4.72%) Information Architect
13 4 (3.77%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) HTML
1 4 (3.77%) Java EE
1 4 (3.77%) JSON
1 4 (3.77%) REST
1 4 (3.77%) XML
2 2 (1.89%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (35.85%) Visualisation
2 27 (25.47%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (15.09%) Data Integration
4 8 (7.55%) N-Tier
4 8 (7.55%) Taxonomies
5 4 (3.77%) Linked Data
5 4 (3.77%) Photography
6 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.89%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.89%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.89%) PMI
7 2 (1.89%) Statistics
8 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.92%) Unix
2 8 (7.55%) Windows
3 7 (6.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (71.70%) Data Management
2 60 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (56.60%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (43.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (41.51%) ETL
5 38 (35.85%) Enterprise Data Management
5 38 (35.85%) PRINCE2
6 27 (25.47%) Data Modelling
7 20 (18.87%) Master Data Management
8 18 (16.98%) UML
9 15 (14.15%) Data Governance
9 15 (14.15%) Project Management
10 13 (12.26%) Logical Data Model
11 12 (11.32%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (10.38%) Analytics
12 11 (10.38%) Dimensional Modelling
12 11 (10.38%) Scrum
12 11 (10.38%) Software Delivery
13 9 (8.49%) Information Management
13 9 (8.49%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.81%) SQL
2 13 (12.26%) Java
3 11 (10.38%) C++
3 11 (10.38%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.66%) Python
5 5 (4.72%) C#
6 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.77%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.77%) SPARQL
6 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (40.57%) Security Cleared
2 38 (35.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 10 (9.43%) Degree
4 2 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) COREP
2 2 (1.89%) FATCA
2 2 (1.89%) FINREP
Vendors
1 38 (35.85%) Cognos
1 38 (35.85%) Talend
2 18 (16.98%) Informatica
3 14 (13.21%) Oracle
4 10 (9.43%) SAP
5 7 (6.60%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.72%) Google
6 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.72%) Tableau
7 4 (3.77%) IBM
7 4 (3.77%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.89%) Teradata
9 1 (0.94%) CA
9 1 (0.94%) Sybase
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