The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 197 197 176
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 13 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.00% 3.73% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 14
Average salary £80,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.42% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -10.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
434 510 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.07% 9.16% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 350 408 373
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,518 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Data Quality
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +7 8 £80,000 +77.77% 1
Walsall - 2 £80,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £57,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £45,000 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 21 (87.50%) Oracle
2 15 (62.50%) Data Management
3 13 (54.17%) Data Integration
4 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) Finance
6 9 (37.50%) Quality Management
6 9 (37.50%) Data Modelling
6 9 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (37.50%) Retail
7 8 (33.33%) Data Governance
7 8 (33.33%) ETL
7 8 (33.33%) Informatica
7 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 7 (29.17%) Hyperion
8 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
8 7 (29.17%) Migration
8 7 (29.17%) Essbase
8 7 (29.17%) HFM
8 7 (29.17%) Hyperion Planning
8 7 (29.17%) Time Management
8 7 (29.17%) Data Migration
9 6 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (25.00%) Fujitsu
9 6 (25.00%) Talend
9 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (25.00%) SQL
9 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (20.83%) ERP
10 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (8.33%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
Business Applications
1 7 (29.17%) HFM
1 7 (29.17%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.17%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Responsys
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) Essbase
3 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.33%) MarkLogic
5 2 (8.33%) Apache Hive
5 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (8.33%) Big Data
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (8.33%) DB2
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.17%) OLAP
6 1 (4.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (4.17%) Base SAS
6 1 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (12.50%) ERwin
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Retail
3 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Consultant
2 9 (37.50%) Data Consultant
3 7 (29.17%) Integration Consultant
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle Consultant
3 7 (29.17%) Hyperion Consultant
3 7 (29.17%) Data Integration Consultant
4 6 (25.00%) Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Data Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Data Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Data Quality Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Big Data Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Business Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Siebel Business Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Siebel Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Java EE
1 2 (8.33%) MapReduce
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
1 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Data Integration
2 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Data Management
2 9 (37.50%) Quality Management
2 9 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 9 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 8 (33.33%) ETL
4 7 (29.17%) Migration
4 7 (29.17%) Time Management
4 7 (29.17%) Data Migration
5 5 (20.83%) ERP
5 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (16.67%) Data Architecture
6 4 (16.67%) Master Data Management
6 4 (16.67%) CRM
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Information Management
7 3 (12.50%) Data Transformation
7 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Management
8 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) HDFS
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) Informatica
3 7 (29.17%) Hyperion
4 6 (25.00%) Fujitsu
4 6 (25.00%) Talend
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) Trillium
6 2 (8.33%) Cloudera
6 2 (8.33%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) Siebel
6 2 (8.33%) SAP
7 1 (4.17%) VMware
7 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
7 1 (4.17%) hybris
7 1 (4.17%) DataFlux