Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Data Quality skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Quality over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 104 152
Rank change year-on-year -39 +48 -19
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 29 44 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.96% 1.95% 0.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.47% 15.33% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 11
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £42,183 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.39% +5.46% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,500 £47,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £41,841 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.38% +4.60% -

Data Quality is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 388 287 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 12.84% 12.74% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 253 223 271
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% -12.82% +4.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,050 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,200 £67,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.59% +4.55% -3.75%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in Cheshire

Data Quality
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Data Quality in Cheshire

Data Quality
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Quality in Cheshire

Data Quality
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -46 11 £52,500 -4.55%
Northwich - 3 £37,500 -
Chester -12 1 £42,500 -
Data Quality
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 21 (72.41%) Data Management
2 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 16 (55.17%) Data Governance
3 12 (41.38%) Banking
4 11 (37.93%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle
5 9 (31.03%) Data Integration
6 8 (27.59%) Data Analysis
6 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) Master Data Management
7 7 (24.14%) Analytics
7 7 (24.14%) Data Architecture
8 6 (20.69%) Teradata
8 6 (20.69%) Quality Management
8 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.69%) UML
8 6 (20.69%) Logical Data Model
9 5 (17.24%) Physical Data Model
9 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (17.24%) Data Structures
9 5 (17.24%) Big Data
9 5 (17.24%) SQL
9 5 (17.24%) XML
9 5 (17.24%) Unix
9 5 (17.24%) ETL
9 5 (17.24%) Informatica
9 5 (17.24%) Star Schema

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) Big Data
2 5 (17.24%) Star Schema
3 2 (6.90%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (6.90%) QualityStage
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) QlikView
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
1 10 (34.48%) Architect
2 8 (27.59%) Governance Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Data Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Data Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Report Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Data Quality Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Data Modeller
7 1 (3.45%) Data Quality Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Data Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Quality Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (17.24%) Data Structures
1 5 (17.24%) Semantic Web
2 4 (13.79%) Social Media
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Data Management
2 16 (55.17%) Data Governance
3 11 (37.93%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (31.03%) Data Integration
5 8 (27.59%) Data Analysis
5 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
5 8 (27.59%) Master Data Management
5 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (24.14%) Analytics
6 7 (24.14%) Data Architecture
7 6 (20.69%) Logical Data Model
7 6 (20.69%) Quality Management
7 6 (20.69%) UML
8 5 (17.24%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (17.24%) EAI
8 5 (17.24%) ERD
8 5 (17.24%) ETL
8 5 (17.24%) Physical Data Model
8 5 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) Teradata
4 5 (17.24%) Informatica
4 5 (17.24%) Trillium
5 4 (13.79%) Cognizant
5 4 (13.79%) IBM
6 3 (10.34%) Ab Initio
7 2 (6.90%) DataFlux
7 2 (6.90%) Datanomic