Period
to 28 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > England
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 237 347 298
Rank change year-on-year +110 -49 +26
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,673 512 1,333
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.48% 0.88% 1.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.69% 6.91% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,164 370 1,054
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £41,394 £37,560
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,025 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.39% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £78,750 £68,750 £81,625
90th Percentile £96,250 £82,500 £110,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 17,257 7,405 15,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.30% 12.66% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11,084 5,667 12,053
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,804
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,000 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Data Quality as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in England

Data Quality
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Quality in England.

Salary trend for Data Quality in England

Data Quality
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Quality in England over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Data Quality in England

Data Quality
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the England region over the 6 months to 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London +86 938 £70,000 +14.29% 128
North of England -32 193 £50,000 +5.26% 34
South East +19 192 £57,500 +31.43% 32
Midlands -5 139 £50,000 +31.58% 16
East of England -21 113 £65,000 +73.33% 19
West Midlands +15 109 £51,500 +27.95% 13
Yorkshire +2 106 £54,750 +21.67% 16
North West -64 77 £50,000 - 14
South West -5 66 £45,000 -23.40% 17
East Midlands -40 30 £47,500 +31.94% 2
North East -28 10 £42,777 +1.00% 4
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 888 (53.08%) SQL
2 670 (40.05%) Analytics
3 642 (38.37%) Business Intelligence
4 622 (37.18%) Data Management
5 604 (36.10%) Data Modelling
6 493 (29.47%) Data Warehouse
7 475 (28.39%) Data Governance
8 474 (28.33%) ETL
9 470 (28.09%) Social Skills
10 453 (27.08%) Finance
11 398 (23.79%) Power Platform
12 396 (23.67%) Power BI
13 393 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
14 380 (22.71%) Python
15 379 (22.65%) Azure
16 358 (21.40%) Degree
17 352 (21.04%) Analytical Skills
18 323 (19.31%) Visualisation
19 303 (18.11%) Microsoft
20 291 (17.39%) Migration
20 291 (17.39%) Data Analysis
21 283 (16.92%) Data Architecture
22 261 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
23 252 (15.06%) Data Science
24 246 (14.70%) Data Strategy
25 239 (14.29%) Data Integration
26 236 (14.11%) SQL Server
27 234 (13.99%) Data Analytics
28 222 (13.27%) Data Engineering
29 214 (12.79%) Tableau

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 93 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 80 (4.78%) SAS
3 30 (1.79%) Apache Airflow
4 28 (1.67%) Confluence
5 21 (1.26%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.08%) Apache
7 10 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.54%) Luigi
8 9 (0.54%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (0.42%) Camunda
11 6 (0.36%) Jupyter
12 4 (0.24%) Appian
12 4 (0.24%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (0.24%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.24%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.12%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.12%) CMS
14 1 (0.060%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 173 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.54%) SPSS
6 6 (0.36%) S-PLUS
7 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 25 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.72%) NetSuite
3 11 (0.66%) SAP MDG
4 9 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (0.54%) ReMetrica
4 9 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (0.42%) HiPortfolio
5 7 (0.42%) SAP R/3
6 6 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
7 5 (0.30%) Oracle BRM
7 5 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.24%) JDE OneWorld
8 4 (0.24%) Oracle Clinical
8 4 (0.24%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.18%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.18%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.18%) Maximo
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.18%) thinkFolio
9 3 (0.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 398 (23.79%) Power Platform
2 379 (22.65%) Azure
3 198 (11.84%) AWS
4 131 (7.83%) Azure Data Factory
5 127 (7.59%) GCP
6 112 (6.69%) Snowflake
7 57 (3.41%) GitHub
8 51 (3.05%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 48 (2.87%) SaaS
10 43 (2.57%) Collibra
11 41 (2.45%) Amazon S3
12 33 (1.97%) PaaS
13 30 (1.79%) Serverless
14 28 (1.67%) IaaS
15 21 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
16 20 (1.20%) Microsoft 365
16 20 (1.20%) PowerApps
17 19 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
18 17 (1.02%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
19 15 (0.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.78%) DKIM
2 9 (0.54%) Intranet
2 9 (0.54%) SSH
3 7 (0.42%) Broadband
3 7 (0.42%) Internet
4 4 (0.24%) DHCP
4 4 (0.24%) DNS
4 4 (0.24%) HTTP
4 4 (0.24%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.24%) IPv4
4 4 (0.24%) IPv6
4 4 (0.24%) SMTP
4 4 (0.24%) SNMP
4 4 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.060%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 493 (29.47%) Data Warehouse
2 396 (23.67%) Power BI
3 236 (14.11%) SQL Server
4 214 (12.79%) Metadata
4 214 (12.79%) Tableau
5 199 (11.89%) Big Data
6 185 (11.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 170 (10.16%) Relational Database
8 134 (8.01%) Data Lake
9 115 (6.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 105 (6.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 104 (6.22%) NoSQL
12 93 (5.56%) Hadoop
13 84 (5.02%) Azure SQL Database
14 61 (3.65%) MySQL
15 50 (2.99%) Spotfire
16 46 (2.75%) Data Mining
17 45 (2.69%) Amazon Redshift
18 39 (2.33%) Apache Hive
18 39 (2.33%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 77 (4.60%) JIRA
2 42 (2.51%) Git (software)
3 27 (1.61%) ERwin
4 21 (1.26%) Jenkins
5 19 (1.14%) ER Studio
6 13 (0.78%) SonarQube
7 12 (0.72%) PowerDesigner
8 11 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
9 10 (0.60%) Visual Studio
10 9 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.42%) PowerBuilder
12 6 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (0.36%) RStudio
13 5 (0.30%) git-flow
13 5 (0.30%) Subversion
14 4 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.24%) Gerrit
14 4 (0.24%) Gradle
14 4 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (0.18%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 470 (28.09%) Social Skills
2 453 (27.08%) Finance
3 352 (21.04%) Analytical Skills
4 118 (7.05%) Marketing
5 115 (6.87%) Banking
6 73 (4.36%) Retail
7 71 (4.24%) Law
8 60 (3.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 57 (3.41%) Legal
10 49 (2.93%) Games
10 49 (2.93%) Pharmaceutical
11 48 (2.87%) Influencing Skills
12 43 (2.57%) Advertising
13 33 (1.97%) Organisational Skills
14 31 (1.85%) Public Sector
15 30 (1.79%) Presentation Skills
16 25 (1.49%) Manufacturing
17 21 (1.26%) Social Housing
18 15 (0.90%) Local Government
19 13 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 345 (20.62%) Analyst
2 244 (14.58%) Data Engineer
3 227 (13.57%) Data Analyst
4 182 (10.88%) Architect
5 153 (9.15%) Developer
6 149 (8.91%) Data Architect
7 138 (8.25%) Data Manager
8 127 (7.59%) Consultant
9 70 (4.18%) Data Consultant
10 64 (3.83%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 40 (2.39%) Administrator
12 39 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 39 (2.33%) Enterprise Architect
13 38 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
14 37 (2.21%) Enterprise Data Architect
14 37 (2.21%) SQL Developer
15 35 (2.09%) Business Analyst
15 35 (2.09%) SQL Analyst
16 33 (1.97%) Senior Data Engineer
17 30 (1.79%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (3.41%) Kafka
2 47 (2.81%) JSON
3 46 (2.75%) Web Services
4 45 (2.69%) XML
5 43 (2.57%) .NET
6 35 (2.09%) REST
7 21 (1.26%) HTML
8 18 (1.08%) RESTful
9 16 (0.96%) CSS
10 15 (0.90%) Apache Beam
10 15 (0.90%) React
11 14 (0.84%) Elastic Stack
12 13 (0.78%) Apache NiFi
12 13 (0.78%) Node.js
13 12 (0.72%) AngularJS
13 12 (0.72%) GraphQL
13 12 (0.72%) PySpark
14 11 (0.66%) Lightning Web Components
14 11 (0.66%) Pandas
15 9 (0.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 172 (10.28%) Management Information System
2 80 (4.78%) Life Science
3 63 (3.77%) Data Structures
4 51 (3.05%) Reference Data
5 39 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (2.21%) Virtual Team
7 36 (2.15%) User Experience
8 34 (2.03%) Reinsurance
9 30 (1.79%) Algorithms
10 28 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
11 26 (1.55%) Housing Association
11 26 (1.55%) Taxonomies
12 20 (1.20%) Replication
13 17 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
14 16 (0.96%) NHS
15 11 (0.66%) Credit Risk
16 10 (0.60%) Social Media
17 8 (0.48%) Analytical Mindset
17 8 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
17 8 (0.48%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 27 (1.61%) Linux
2 20 (1.20%) Unix
3 10 (0.60%) Windows
4 1 (0.060%) Android
4 1 (0.060%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.060%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.060%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (40.05%) Analytics
2 642 (38.37%) Business Intelligence
3 622 (37.18%) Data Management
4 604 (36.10%) Data Modelling
5 475 (28.39%) Data Governance
6 474 (28.33%) ETL
7 393 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
8 323 (19.31%) Visualisation
9 291 (17.39%) Data Analysis
9 291 (17.39%) Migration
10 283 (16.92%) Data Architecture
11 261 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
12 252 (15.06%) Data Science
13 246 (14.70%) Data Strategy
14 239 (14.29%) Data Integration
15 234 (13.99%) Data Analytics
16 222 (13.27%) Data Engineering
17 209 (12.49%) Master Data Management
18 200 (11.95%) Data Pipeline
19 196 (11.72%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 888 (53.08%) SQL
2 380 (22.71%) Python
3 122 (7.29%) Java
4 112 (6.69%) T-SQL
5 107 (6.40%) R
6 96 (5.74%) C#
7 53 (3.17%) JavaScript
8 44 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 29 (1.73%) Scala
10 27 (1.61%) PL/SQL
11 24 (1.43%) Bash
12 23 (1.37%) Perl
13 21 (1.26%) C++
14 17 (1.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 12 (0.72%) VBA
16 10 (0.60%) C
17 9 (0.54%) TypeScript
18 8 (0.48%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.36%) SAS Macro
20 5 (0.30%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 358 (21.40%) Degree
2 43 (2.57%) Security Cleared
3 40 (2.39%) SC Cleared
4 34 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (1.08%) PhD
6 17 (1.02%) PMP
7 12 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
8 10 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (0.60%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.36%) ISEB
9 6 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.30%) CIPD
11 3 (0.18%) MCSA
11 3 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.12%) CFA
12 2 (0.12%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.12%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (8.07%) QA
2 108 (6.46%) GDPR
3 14 (0.84%) PMO
3 14 (0.84%) Solvency II
4 13 (0.78%) Accessibility
5 9 (0.54%) Actionable Recommendations
6 6 (0.36%) CDISC
7 5 (0.30%) Good Clinical Practice
8 3 (0.18%) COBIT
8 3 (0.18%) GxP
8 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.18%) SLA
9 2 (0.12%) DICOM
9 2 (0.12%) GMP
9 2 (0.12%) GRC
9 2 (0.12%) HL7
9 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.12%) LOINC
9 2 (0.12%) SNOMED CT
10 1 (0.060%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 55 (3.29%) Docker
2 13 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.060%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 54 (3.23%) Kubernetes
2 19 (1.14%) Terraform
3 9 (0.54%) Oracle EDQ
4 6 (0.36%) Kubeflow
5 5 (0.30%) Ansible
5 5 (0.30%) Puppet
6 2 (0.12%) Istio
7 1 (0.060%) Consul
7 1 (0.060%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.060%) Kibana
7 1 (0.060%) Rancher
Vendors
1 303 (18.11%) Microsoft
2 188 (11.24%) Oracle
3 166 (9.92%) Informatica
4 144 (8.61%) Salesforce.com
5 117 (6.99%) SAP
6 114 (6.81%) Google
7 83 (4.96%) Databricks
8 45 (2.69%) Talend
9 42 (2.51%) MuleSoft
10 41 (2.45%) IBM
11 35 (2.09%) Alteryx
12 18 (1.08%) Splunk
13 16 (0.96%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 15 (0.90%) Jitterbit
14 15 (0.90%) StreamSets
15 14 (0.84%) Adobe
15 14 (0.84%) Murex
15 14 (0.84%) Workday
16 12 (0.72%) Cloudera
17 11 (0.66%) Apttus