The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 208 197 183
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 8 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.062% 0.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.62% 0.63% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 20
Average salary £64,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.36% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £55,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,350 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
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 West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
495 473 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.24% 9.75% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 429 372 342
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Quality
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Quality Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Data Quality
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Quality across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Data Quality Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Data Quality
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Birmingham -8 6 £64,000 +16.36% 1
Staffordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 31 (86.11%) Oracle
2 20 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 16 (44.44%) Data Management
3 16 (44.44%) Data Integration
3 16 (44.44%) Data Governance
4 15 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (38.89%) Project Management
5 14 (38.89%) SC Cleared
5 14 (38.89%) Data Architecture
6 13 (36.11%) Quality Management
6 13 (36.11%) Finance
7 11 (30.56%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (30.56%) ETL
7 11 (30.56%) Informatica
7 11 (30.56%) Migration
7 11 (30.56%) Data Migration
7 11 (30.56%) Talend Open Studio
7 11 (30.56%) Talend
8 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 10 (27.78%) ERP
9 9 (25.00%) CRM
9 9 (25.00%) Retail
10 8 (22.22%) Master Data Management
10 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database
11 7 (19.44%) Java
11 7 (19.44%) XML
11 7 (19.44%) HP
11 7 (19.44%) Middleware
11 7 (19.44%) Business Development

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (19.44%) Apache Pig
2 6 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) SPSS
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) HFM
1 6 (16.67%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.78%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Responsys
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 7 (19.44%) Hadoop
4 7 (19.44%) Apache Hive
4 7 (19.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (19.44%) Big Data
4 7 (19.44%) MarkLogic
5 6 (16.67%) Essbase
6 5 (13.89%) Base SAS
6 5 (13.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 5 (13.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.78%) Spotfire
9 1 (2.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Consultant
2 11 (30.56%) Data Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Big Data Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Hyperion Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) SAS Administrator
5 5 (13.89%) Administrator
6 4 (11.11%) Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Integration Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Data Integration Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Data Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Data Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Quality Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Management Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Configuration Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Siebel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) XML
1 7 (19.44%) Middleware
1 7 (19.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Data Integration
2 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) UNIX
2 5 (13.89%) Solaris
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Data Management
1 16 (44.44%) Data Governance
2 15 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 14 (38.89%) Project Management
3 14 (38.89%) Data Architecture
3 14 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (36.11%) Quality Management
5 11 (30.56%) ETL
5 11 (30.56%) Data Migration
5 11 (30.56%) Migration
6 10 (27.78%) ERP
7 9 (25.00%) CRM
8 8 (22.22%) Master Data Management
9 7 (19.44%) Business Development
9 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Data Management
9 7 (19.44%) Use Case
9 7 (19.44%) MapReduce
10 6 (16.67%) Time Management
11 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
11 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 14 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) SAS Certification
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) HDFS
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) Oracle
2 11 (30.56%) Informatica
2 11 (30.56%) Talend
3 7 (19.44%) Cloudera
3 7 (19.44%) HP
4 6 (16.67%) Hyperion
4 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.89%) Axway
6 2 (5.56%) SAP
7 1 (2.78%) Cognos
7 1 (2.78%) Siebel
7 1 (2.78%) Sage
7 1 (2.78%) VMware
7 1 (2.78%) hybris
7 1 (2.78%) Tableau