Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Data Governance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Governance over the 6 months to 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Governance
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 190 175 236
Rank change year-on-year -15 +61 +22
Permanent jobs citing Data Governance 65 41 71
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.05% 0.97% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.02% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 58 28 53
10th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £47,500
25th Percentile £68,438 £53,750 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £86,750 £62,500 £82,500
Median % change year-on-year +38.80% -24.24% +50.00%
75th Percentile £106,250 £83,750 £93,750
90th Percentile £132,025 £91,250 £113,500
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £65,000 £81,250
% change year-on-year +30.77% -20.00% +30.00%

Data Governance is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,782 4,036 8,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.73% 95.17% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5,135 3,547 7,503
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £38,300
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £98,750
Central London median annual salary £71,750 £70,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.06% +1.54%

Data Governance
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Governance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Governance in the City of London

Data Governance
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Governance in the City of London.

Salary trend for Data Governance in the City of London

Data Governance
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Governance in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Data Governance in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, IT jobs citing Data Governance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Data Governance.

1 35 (53.85%) Data Modelling
1 35 (53.85%) Data Architecture
2 30 (46.15%) Data Quality
3 29 (44.62%) SQL
4 28 (43.08%) Migration
5 25 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (38.46%) Data Migration
6 24 (36.92%) ETL
6 24 (36.92%) Data Management
7 22 (33.85%) Mentoring
8 21 (32.31%) Finance
9 19 (29.23%) Data Analysis
10 18 (27.69%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (27.69%) Informatica
10 18 (27.69%) Azure
11 17 (26.15%) Data Integration
12 16 (24.62%) Data Structures
13 15 (23.08%) Big Data
13 15 (23.08%) Data Transformation
14 13 (20.00%) AWS
14 13 (20.00%) Master Data Management
14 13 (20.00%) Metadata Management
14 13 (20.00%) Metadata
15 12 (18.46%) Thought Leadership
15 12 (18.46%) Power Platform
15 12 (18.46%) Talend
15 12 (18.46%) Power BI
15 12 (18.46%) Tableau
16 11 (16.92%) Google
16 11 (16.92%) Microsoft

Data Governance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (6.15%) Appian
2 2 (3.08%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP MDG
1 1 (1.54%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.69%) Azure
2 13 (20.00%) AWS
3 12 (18.46%) Power Platform
4 10 (15.38%) Matillion
5 8 (12.31%) Collibra
5 8 (12.31%) GCP
6 5 (7.69%) Snowflake
7 4 (6.15%) SaaS
8 3 (4.62%) IaaS
8 3 (4.62%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (4.62%) PaaS
9 2 (3.08%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (1.54%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (1.54%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 1 (1.54%) dbt
10 1 (1.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (23.08%) Big Data
3 13 (20.00%) Metadata
4 12 (18.46%) Power BI
4 12 (18.46%) Tableau
5 5 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.15%) Ataccama
6 4 (6.15%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.54%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.54%) Delta Lake
8 1 (1.54%) Looker
8 1 (1.54%) QlikView
8 1 (1.54%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.54%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 21 (32.31%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.77%) Social Skills
4 4 (6.15%) Advertising
4 4 (6.15%) Influencing Skills
4 4 (6.15%) Retail
5 3 (4.62%) Legal
6 2 (3.08%) Law
6 2 (3.08%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.54%) Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Architect
2 14 (21.54%) Data Architect
3 13 (20.00%) Consultant
3 13 (20.00%) Data Consultant
4 11 (16.92%) Data Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Data Migration Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Migration Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Cloud Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Data Governance Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Data Governance Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Data Governance Manager
6 5 (7.69%) ETL Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Governance Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Governance Manager
6 5 (7.69%) Head of Architecture
6 5 (7.69%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Kafka
1 1 (1.54%) Pandas
1 1 (1.54%) PySpark
1 1 (1.54%) PyTorch
1 1 (1.54%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Data Structures
2 6 (9.23%) Reinsurance
3 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Unix
2 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) Data Architecture
1 35 (53.85%) Data Modelling
2 28 (43.08%) Migration
3 25 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (38.46%) Data Migration
4 24 (36.92%) Data Management
4 24 (36.92%) ETL
5 22 (33.85%) Mentoring
6 19 (29.23%) Data Analysis
7 17 (26.15%) Data Integration
8 15 (23.08%) Data Transformation
9 13 (20.00%) Master Data Management
9 13 (20.00%) Metadata Management
10 12 (18.46%) Thought Leadership
11 11 (16.92%) Technical Leadership
12 10 (15.38%) Fintech
13 9 (13.85%) Analytics
13 9 (13.85%) Data Strategy
13 9 (13.85%) Decision-Making
14 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (44.62%) SQL
2 8 (12.31%) Python
3 3 (4.62%) R
4 2 (3.08%) Scala
5 1 (1.54%) LookML
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (46.15%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.54%) GDPR
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Informatica
2 12 (18.46%) Talend
3 11 (16.92%) Google
3 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.85%) Oracle
5 8 (12.31%) SAP
6 6 (9.23%) IBM
6 6 (9.23%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (7.69%) SnapLogic
8 4 (6.15%) Alteryx
8 4 (6.15%) Cloudera
8 4 (6.15%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.54%) Databricks
9 1 (1.54%) PeopleSoft