Period
to 26 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 113 166 205
Rank change year-on-year +53 +39 +3
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 147 31 139
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.51% 0.82% 1.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.53% 7.49% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 129 27 114
10th Percentile £46,151 £43,400 £36,625
25th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £66,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +5.60% -3.85%
75th Percentile £90,000 £91,250 £76,313
90th Percentile £101,250 " £107,500
Central London median annual salary £71,250 £66,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +5.60% -3.85%

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 the City of London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,012 414 1,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.30% 11.01% 13.32%
Number of salaries quoted 896 356 1,139
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £51,195 £47,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £96,875 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £66,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% +8.33%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in the City of London

Data Quality
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Data Quality in the City of London

Data Quality
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Quality in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Quality in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, IT jobs citing Data Quality 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 Quality.

1 89 (60.54%) SQL
2 59 (40.14%) Data Modelling
2 59 (40.14%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (37.41%) Data Management
4 50 (34.01%) Data Governance
5 49 (33.33%) Analytics
6 41 (27.89%) Finance
7 39 (26.53%) Azure
8 37 (25.17%) Data Analysis
8 37 (25.17%) Microsoft Excel
9 35 (23.81%) Big Data
10 33 (22.45%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (21.77%) AWS
12 30 (20.41%) Python
13 29 (19.73%) Power BI
13 29 (19.73%) Power Platform
14 26 (17.69%) ETL
14 26 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (17.69%) Visualisation
15 25 (17.01%) Data Visualisation
15 25 (17.01%) Informatica
16 24 (16.33%) Microsoft
16 24 (16.33%) Oracle
16 24 (16.33%) Decision-Making
17 23 (15.65%) DevOps
17 23 (15.65%) Social Skills
17 23 (15.65%) Migration
18 22 (14.97%) Data Strategy
19 21 (14.29%) Data Pipeline
19 21 (14.29%) Data Integration

Data Quality
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 15 (10.20%) Apache Spark
2 14 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.72%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (1.36%) Apache
4 2 (1.36%) Appian
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 37 (25.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.44%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.36%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.36%) SAP MDG
2 2 (1.36%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.36%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.68%) IBM Planning Analytics
Cloud Services
1 39 (26.53%) Azure
2 32 (21.77%) AWS
3 29 (19.73%) Power Platform
4 13 (8.84%) Snowflake
5 12 (8.16%) Collibra
5 12 (8.16%) SaaS
6 10 (6.80%) GCP
7 9 (6.12%) GitHub
7 9 (6.12%) IaaS
7 9 (6.12%) PaaS
8 5 (3.40%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (2.72%) Amazon S3
9 4 (2.72%) OpenShift
10 3 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.36%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (1.36%) Microsoft 365
12 1 (0.68%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 1 (0.68%) Power Automate
12 1 (0.68%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) Intranet
2 4 (2.72%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.81%) Big Data
2 33 (22.45%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (19.73%) Power BI
4 20 (13.61%) SQL Server
5 19 (12.93%) Hadoop
5 19 (12.93%) Tableau
6 13 (8.84%) MySQL
6 13 (8.84%) NoSQL
7 12 (8.16%) Relational Database
8 11 (7.48%) MongoDB
9 10 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (6.12%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (6.12%) Metadata
11 7 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (4.76%) Data Mining
11 7 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (4.08%) Blockchain
12 6 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.76%) Subversion
3 6 (4.08%) ER Studio
3 6 (4.08%) ERwin
4 5 (3.40%) git-flow
4 5 (3.40%) Gradle
4 5 (3.40%) PowerDesigner
4 5 (3.40%) Toad
4 5 (3.40%) TortoiseSVN
5 2 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.68%) GDB
6 1 (0.68%) JIRA
6 1 (0.68%) Sourcetree
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 41 (27.89%) Finance
2 23 (15.65%) Social Skills
3 19 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (8.16%) Advertising
4 12 (8.16%) Banking
5 9 (6.12%) Influencing Skills
6 8 (5.44%) Legal
7 5 (3.40%) Games
7 5 (3.40%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.40%) Publishing
8 4 (2.72%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (2.72%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (2.04%) Marketing
10 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.36%) Law
10 2 (1.36%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (1.36%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.68%) Automotive
11 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (31.29%) Analyst
2 40 (27.21%) Data Analyst
3 26 (17.69%) Consultant
4 23 (15.65%) Data Engineer
5 20 (13.61%) Data Consultant
6 19 (12.93%) Architect
7 16 (10.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 15 (10.20%) Developer
9 14 (9.52%) Data Architect
10 13 (8.84%) Data Governance Consultant
10 13 (8.84%) Governance Consultant
10 13 (8.84%) SQL Analyst
10 13 (8.84%) SQL Data Analyst
11 11 (7.48%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
11 11 (7.48%) Data Manager
12 7 (4.76%) Business Data Analyst
12 7 (4.76%) Informatica Consultant
12 7 (4.76%) Strategy Consultant
13 6 (4.08%) Data Quality Analyst
13 6 (4.08%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.20%) Kafka
2 8 (5.44%) .NET
3 5 (3.40%) AngularJS
3 5 (3.40%) Node.js
3 5 (3.40%) Spring Boot
4 4 (2.72%) .NET Core
4 4 (2.72%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.72%) REST
4 4 (2.72%) Spring
5 3 (2.04%) Web Services
6 2 (1.36%) Apache Thrift
6 2 (1.36%) Lucene
6 2 (1.36%) Protocol Buffers
7 1 (0.68%) CSS
7 1 (0.68%) GraphQL
7 1 (0.68%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.44%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.40%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.40%) Social Media
3 4 (2.72%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.72%) Analytical Mindset
3 4 (2.72%) Cloud Native
3 4 (2.72%) Private Cloud
3 4 (2.72%) Reinsurance
3 4 (2.72%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.04%) Housing Association
5 2 (1.36%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.36%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
6 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.68%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (40.14%) Business Intelligence
1 59 (40.14%) Data Modelling
2 55 (37.41%) Data Management
3 50 (34.01%) Data Governance
4 49 (33.33%) Analytics
5 37 (25.17%) Data Analysis
6 26 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (17.69%) ETL
6 26 (17.69%) Visualisation
7 25 (17.01%) Data Visualisation
8 24 (16.33%) Decision-Making
9 23 (15.65%) DevOps
9 23 (15.65%) Migration
10 22 (14.97%) Data Strategy
11 21 (14.29%) Data Integration
11 21 (14.29%) Data Pipeline
12 19 (12.93%) Master Data Management
13 18 (12.24%) Data Architecture
14 17 (11.56%) Data Analytics
14 17 (11.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 89 (60.54%) SQL
2 30 (20.41%) Python
3 19 (12.93%) C#
4 14 (9.52%) Java
5 11 (7.48%) R
6 8 (5.44%) Scala
7 4 (2.72%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.36%) Perl
9 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.36%) Ruby
10 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.08%) Degree
2 5 (3.40%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) QA
2 3 (2.04%) AIFMD
2 3 (2.04%) MiFID
3 1 (0.68%) PMO
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.12%) Docker
2 2 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (9.52%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.40%) Kubeflow
2 5 (3.40%) Terraform
3 3 (2.04%) Ansible
3 3 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (17.01%) Informatica
2 24 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.33%) Oracle
3 18 (12.24%) Talend
4 11 (7.48%) SAP
5 9 (6.12%) Databricks
6 8 (5.44%) IBM
6 8 (5.44%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (4.76%) Alteryx
8 5 (3.40%) Google
9 4 (2.72%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (1.36%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.36%) Hortonworks
10 2 (1.36%) Teradata
11 1 (0.68%) Actuate
11 1 (0.68%) Cognos
11 1 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.68%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.68%) Netezza
11 1 (0.68%) Trillium