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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 196 180 183
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 27 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.54% 0.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.79% 6.40% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 26 26 18
Average salary £80,000 £48,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.10% +14.70%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
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
466 453 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.32% 8.39% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 397 373 391
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,473
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -5 20 £80,000 +52.38%
Walsall - 3 £80,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £57,500 -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 36 (90.00%) Oracle
2 20 (50.00%) Data Management
2 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 19 (47.50%) Data Governance
4 18 (45.00%) Data Integration
5 16 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 14 (35.00%) Data Architecture
7 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (35.00%) ETL
7 14 (35.00%) Informatica
7 14 (35.00%) Project Management
7 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 14 (35.00%) Finance
8 13 (32.50%) Migration
8 13 (32.50%) Quality Management
8 13 (32.50%) Data Migration
8 13 (32.50%) Retail
9 12 (30.00%) Talend
9 12 (30.00%) Talend Open Studio
9 12 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (27.50%) ERP
11 10 (25.00%) Data Modelling
12 9 (22.50%) CRM
12 9 (22.50%) Master Data Management
13 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
14 7 (17.50%) Apache Pig
14 7 (17.50%) HDFS
14 7 (17.50%) Hadoop
14 7 (17.50%) Apache Hive

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (17.50%) Apache Pig
2 6 (15.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) HFM
1 6 (15.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.50%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Responsys
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (17.50%) Hadoop
4 7 (17.50%) Apache Hive
4 7 (17.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (17.50%) Big Data
4 7 (17.50%) MarkLogic
5 6 (15.00%) Base SAS
5 6 (15.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 6 (15.00%) Essbase
5 6 (15.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (12.50%) RDBMS
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (5.00%) DB2
8 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (7.50%) ERwin
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) Retail
3 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Back Office
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Consultant
2 13 (32.50%) Data Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Big Data Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Hyperion Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Integration Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Data Integration Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) SAS Administrator
5 5 (12.50%) Administrator
5 5 (12.50%) Data Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Data Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Data Quality Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Business Data Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Configuration Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) XML
1 7 (17.50%) Middleware
1 7 (17.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Data Integration
2 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) UNIX
2 5 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Data Management
2 19 (47.50%) Data Governance
3 16 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (35.00%) ETL
5 14 (35.00%) Project Management
5 14 (35.00%) Data Architecture
6 13 (32.50%) Quality Management
6 13 (32.50%) Migration
6 13 (32.50%) Data Migration
7 11 (27.50%) ERP
8 10 (25.00%) Data Modelling
9 9 (22.50%) CRM
9 9 (22.50%) Master Data Management
10 7 (17.50%) MapReduce
10 7 (17.50%) Business Development
10 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Data Management
10 7 (17.50%) Use Case
11 6 (15.00%) Time Management
12 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Java
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) SAS Certification
4 3 (7.50%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) HDFS
Vendors
1 36 (90.00%) Oracle
2 14 (35.00%) Informatica
3 12 (30.00%) Talend
4 7 (17.50%) Cloudera
4 7 (17.50%) HP
5 6 (15.00%) Hyperion
6 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.50%) Fujitsu
6 5 (12.50%) Axway
7 3 (7.50%) Trillium
8 2 (5.00%) SAP
8 2 (5.00%) Siebel
9 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
9 1 (2.50%) DataFlux
9 1 (2.50%) VMware
9 1 (2.50%) hybris