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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 137 147 142
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 17 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.91% 3.69% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 3
Average salary £41,250 £70,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.07% +32.07%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +13.88%
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
346 298 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.14% 9.04% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 218 195 167
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Edinburgh +5 13 £41,250 -45.00%
Glasgow - 3 - -
Stirling - 3 - -
Data Quality
UK

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (52.38%) Data Management
2 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) MS Office
4 6 (28.57%) Reference Data
5 5 (23.81%) Data Governance
5 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) SAP
5 5 (23.81%) SAS
5 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (23.81%) Informatica
5 5 (23.81%) SAP MDM
5 5 (23.81%) Workflow
5 5 (23.81%) Data Reconciliation
5 5 (23.81%) Banking
6 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle
8 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
8 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (9.52%) PowerCenter
8 2 (9.52%) B2B
8 2 (9.52%) ETL
8 2 (9.52%) ICMP
8 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (9.52%) Risk Management

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (23.81%) SAS
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) PowerCenter
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
3 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) French Language
4 1 (4.76%) German Language
4 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Analyst
2 12 (57.14%) Data Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) SAP Data Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) SAP Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Master Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Data Integration Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Informatica Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Data Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Data Quality Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Data Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Strategy Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (28.57%) Reference Data
3 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.76%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Data Management
2 7 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) Workflow
3 5 (23.81%) Data Governance
3 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Data Reconciliation
4 4 (19.05%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) B2B
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (9.52%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (9.52%) Line Management
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
6 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.76%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CCENT
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) SAP
1 5 (23.81%) Informatica
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Teradata
4 1 (4.76%) Reuters
4 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) BMC