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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 185 190 190
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 32 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.40% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.59% 4.86% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 18
Average salary £42,500 £80,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.87% +52.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £44,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £51,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.84% +13.33%
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
572 453 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.31% 8.29% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 435 374 382
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,925
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 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
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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 +9 10 £42,500 -46.87%
Wolverhampton - 8 - -
Walsall -2 1 £75,000 -6.25%
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 24 (66.67%) Data Management
2 23 (63.89%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (47.22%) Management Information System
5 16 (44.44%) Master Data Management
6 14 (38.89%) Analytics
6 14 (38.89%) Data Governance
7 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
7 11 (30.56%) SQL
7 11 (30.56%) Validation
8 10 (27.78%) Military
8 10 (27.78%) Change Control
9 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (22.22%) Windows
10 8 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
11 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
11 7 (19.44%) MS Office
11 7 (19.44%) QA
12 6 (16.67%) Planview
12 6 (16.67%) Supplier Management
13 5 (13.89%) Strategic Management
14 4 (11.11%) Quality Management
14 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
14 4 (11.11%) C
14 4 (11.11%) ETL
14 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (11.11%) Taxonomies
14 4 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
14 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 3 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (19.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) DataStage
5 1 (2.78%) MS Access
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (27.78%) Military
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Data Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) PMO Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Data Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Quality Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Data Quality Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Data Quality Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Quality Manager
5 4 (11.11%) DBA
5 4 (11.11%) Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Designer
7 2 (5.56%) ETL Architect
7 2 (5.56%) ETL Designer
8 1 (2.78%) Clinical Coder
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.11%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Data Management
2 23 (63.89%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (44.44%) Master Data Management
4 14 (38.89%) Data Governance
4 14 (38.89%) Analytics
5 11 (30.56%) Validation
6 10 (27.78%) Change Control
7 8 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
8 6 (16.67%) Supplier Management
9 5 (13.89%) Strategic Management
10 4 (11.11%) Performance Management
10 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (11.11%) Metadata Management
10 4 (11.11%) ETL
10 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 4 (11.11%) Quality Management
10 4 (11.11%) Data Analytics
11 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) C
3 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) VBScript
4 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Planview
3 3 (8.33%) Talend
3 3 (8.33%) Informatica
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow