Period
to 25 April 2018

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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > England
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 340 405 335
Rank change year-on-year +65 -70 +102
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,491 1,252 1,936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.90% 0.78% 1.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.88% 6.40% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,117 970 1,398
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -5.66%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,642 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.25% -3.00% -4.76%

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 21,662 19,560 25,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.08% 12.20% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 16,891 15,603 20,290
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in England

Data Quality
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Data Quality in England

Data Quality
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in England over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

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 25 April 2018. 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
London +53 856 £60,000 +9.09% 98
South East -2 203 £48,425 -0.15% 34
North of England +30 193 £43,250 +23.57% 30
Midlands -17 108 £44,000 +3.53% 16
North West +11 107 £45,000 +28.57% 11
West Midlands -7 72 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Yorkshire +17 71 £43,750 +25.00% 14
East of England -4 65 £35,000 -26.32% 9
South West +18 59 £45,000 -11.75% 8
East Midlands -8 36 £37,250 -17.22% 8
North East -3 16 £36,500 +8.96% 5
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, 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.

1 761 (51.04%) SQL
2 544 (36.49%) Business Intelligence
3 510 (34.21%) Finance
4 473 (31.72%) Data Management
5 439 (29.44%) Analytics
6 434 (29.11%) SQL Server
7 433 (29.04%) Data Governance
8 412 (27.63%) Data Warehouse
9 378 (25.35%) ETL
10 376 (25.22%) Analytical Skills
11 341 (22.87%) Data Modelling
12 301 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
13 291 (19.52%) Microsoft
14 282 (18.91%) Oracle
15 266 (17.84%) Microsoft Excel
16 239 (16.03%) Data Integration
17 231 (15.49%) Data Analysis
18 221 (14.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 219 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
20 216 (14.49%) Big Data
21 198 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
22 196 (13.15%) Data Architecture
23 190 (12.74%) Management Information System
24 186 (12.47%) Tableau
25 172 (11.54%) Visualisation
26 169 (11.33%) Data Analytics
27 166 (11.13%) Degree
28 164 (11.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 156 (10.46%) Power BI
30 154 (10.33%) Banking

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
1 134 (8.99%) SAS
2 78 (5.23%) Apache Spark
3 49 (3.29%) Apache
4 46 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 35 (2.35%) IIS
6 15 (1.01%) Tomcat
7 13 (0.87%) Smallworld
8 12 (0.80%) Skype for Business
9 11 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (0.74%) MS Exchange
10 9 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
14 5 (0.34%) Luigi
14 5 (0.34%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.27%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.27%) Confluence
15 4 (0.27%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 266 (17.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 86 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (2.28%) MS Visio
5 31 (2.08%) SPSS
6 20 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 29 (1.95%) Markit EDM
2 28 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.07%) SAP S/4HANA
4 15 (1.01%) SAP MDG
5 13 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.87%) SAP MM
6 11 (0.74%) SAP ERP
7 10 (0.67%) Unica
8 8 (0.54%) Adobe Campaign
9 6 (0.40%) SAP MDM
9 6 (0.40%) SAP SRM
10 5 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 4 (0.27%) SAP HR
12 3 (0.20%) Eikon
12 3 (0.20%) Eloqua
12 3 (0.20%) SAP Business One
12 3 (0.20%) SAP PLM
13 2 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
13 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 2 (0.13%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 100 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 97 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (1.21%) SaaS
5 17 (1.14%) Office 365
6 11 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
7 9 (0.60%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 7 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (0.40%) Force.com
10 5 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (0.34%) IaaS
11 4 (0.27%) GitHub
11 4 (0.27%) PaaS
11 4 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.14%) Internet
2 10 (0.67%) SMS
3 6 (0.40%) Intranet
3 6 (0.40%) WAN
4 5 (0.34%) LAN
4 5 (0.34%) Network Security
5 4 (0.27%) FTP
6 1 (0.067%) DHCP
6 1 (0.067%) DNS
6 1 (0.067%) Firewall
6 1 (0.067%) Skype
6 1 (0.067%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.067%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.067%) VLAN
6 1 (0.067%) Wireless
6 1 (0.067%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (29.11%) SQL Server
2 412 (27.63%) Data Warehouse
3 221 (14.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 216 (14.49%) Big Data
5 164 (11.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 156 (10.46%) Power BI
7 113 (7.58%) Hadoop
8 112 (7.51%) Relational Database
8 112 (7.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 84 (5.63%) BusinessObjects
10 79 (5.30%) QlikView
11 50 (3.35%) Apache Hive
12 43 (2.88%) Oracle Database
13 42 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
14 41 (2.75%) Data Lake
15 40 (2.68%) OLAP
16 39 (2.62%) Data Mining
16 39 (2.62%) SQL Server 2016
17 38 (2.55%) RDBMS
17 38 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (1.48%) JIRA
2 21 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 21 (1.41%) Visual Studio
3 20 (1.34%) ERwin
4 17 (1.14%) LSMW
5 15 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (0.94%) Git (software)
7 11 (0.74%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.40%) ER Studio
9 5 (0.34%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.27%) RStudio
10 4 (0.27%) Selenium
10 4 (0.27%) YouTrack
11 3 (0.20%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.20%) Toad
12 2 (0.13%) Apache Continuum
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.13%) XMLSpy
13 1 (0.067%) TeamCity
General
1 510 (34.21%) Finance
2 154 (10.33%) Banking
3 103 (6.91%) Marketing
4 86 (5.77%) Retail
5 41 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.48%) Financial Institution
7 36 (2.41%) Advertising
7 36 (2.41%) Investment Banking
8 29 (1.95%) Retail Banking
9 28 (1.88%) Front Office
10 25 (1.68%) Manufacturing
11 19 (1.27%) Legal
12 16 (1.07%) Billing
12 16 (1.07%) Corporate Banking
13 15 (1.01%) Law
13 15 (1.01%) Private Banking
14 14 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.87%) Electronics
16 11 (0.74%) Games
16 11 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 528 (35.41%) Analyst
2 282 (18.91%) Data Analyst
3 205 (13.75%) Developer
4 188 (12.61%) Architect
5 145 (9.73%) Data Architect
6 107 (7.18%) Data Manager
7 84 (5.63%) Consultant
8 81 (5.43%) Data Quality Analyst
9 80 (5.37%) SQL Analyst
10 68 (4.56%) Quality Analyst
11 64 (4.29%) Business Analyst
12 62 (4.16%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 61 (4.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 58 (3.89%) SQL Data Analyst
15 57 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
16 50 (3.35%) Data Consultant
17 49 (3.29%) Support Analyst
18 40 (2.68%) Applications Support
18 40 (2.68%) Business Intelligence Architect
18 40 (2.68%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (4.90%) XML
2 72 (4.83%) Web Services
3 61 (4.09%) .NET
4 52 (3.49%) HTML
5 39 (2.62%) Kafka
6 20 (1.34%) JSON
6 20 (1.34%) SOAP
7 19 (1.27%) CSS
7 19 (1.27%) D3.js
8 17 (1.14%) REST
9 16 (1.07%) JSP
9 16 (1.07%) MDX
10 14 (0.94%) Natural Language Processing
11 12 (0.80%) AngularJS
12 10 (0.67%) React
13 9 (0.60%) HTML5
14 8 (0.54%) J2EE
14 8 (0.54%) RESTful
15 7 (0.47%) ASP.NET
16 6 (0.40%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 376 (25.22%) Analytical Skills
2 190 (12.74%) Management Information System
3 69 (4.63%) Data Structures
4 54 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
5 45 (3.02%) Reference Data
6 39 (2.62%) Computer Science
7 36 (2.41%) Credit Risk
8 30 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
9 29 (1.95%) User Experience
10 25 (1.68%) Fintech
11 24 (1.61%) NHS
12 23 (1.54%) Virtual Team
13 22 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
14 21 (1.41%) Market Risk
15 17 (1.14%) Taxonomies
16 16 (1.07%) Driving Licence
17 15 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
18 14 (0.94%) Algorithms
18 14 (0.94%) Equities
19 12 (0.80%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 86 (5.77%) Windows
2 84 (5.63%) Unix
3 64 (4.29%) Linux
4 25 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.34%) AIX
5 20 (1.34%) HPUX
5 20 (1.34%) Solaris
6 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.067%) Debian
8 1 (0.067%) VMS
8 1 (0.067%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.067%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (36.49%) Business Intelligence
2 473 (31.72%) Data Management
3 439 (29.44%) Analytics
4 433 (29.04%) Data Governance
5 378 (25.35%) ETL
6 341 (22.87%) Data Modelling
7 301 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
8 239 (16.03%) Data Integration
9 231 (15.49%) Data Analysis
10 219 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
11 198 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 196 (13.15%) Data Architecture
13 172 (11.54%) Visualisation
14 169 (11.33%) Data Analytics
15 154 (10.33%) Master Data Management
16 152 (10.19%) Data Cleansing
17 149 (9.99%) Migration
18 132 (8.85%) Project Management
19 131 (8.79%) CRM
20 123 (8.25%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 761 (51.04%) SQL
2 131 (8.79%) T-SQL
3 120 (8.05%) Python
4 105 (7.04%) Java
5 91 (6.10%) PL/SQL
6 86 (5.77%) VBA
7 80 (5.37%) R
8 62 (4.16%) C#
9 56 (3.76%) VB
10 39 (2.62%) JavaScript
11 27 (1.81%) C
12 26 (1.74%) Scala
13 17 (1.14%) PowerShell
14 15 (1.01%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.74%) MATLAB
16 10 (0.67%) VBScript
17 9 (0.60%) PHP
18 8 (0.54%) Bash Shell
18 8 (0.54%) Perl
19 6 (0.40%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 166 (11.13%) Degree
2 42 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 41 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
4 35 (2.35%) ISEB
5 16 (1.07%) MBA
6 15 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 13 (0.87%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.60%) Postgraduate
10 8 (0.54%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.40%) PhD
11 6 (0.40%) PMP
12 5 (0.34%) CISM
12 5 (0.34%) CISSP
12 5 (0.34%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.27%) Master's Degree
14 3 (0.20%) MCITP
14 3 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
14 3 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (6.91%) QA
2 79 (5.30%) GDPR
3 40 (2.68%) SLA
4 37 (2.48%) Solvency II
5 10 (0.67%) MiFID
6 9 (0.60%) EMIR
7 7 (0.47%) PMO
8 6 (0.40%) CRD IV
8 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.34%) GCP
9 5 (0.34%) GxP
10 4 (0.27%) PSD2
11 3 (0.20%) COBIT
11 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
12 2 (0.13%) ISO 31000
13 1 (0.067%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.067%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.067%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.067%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 20 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.60%) Apache Flume
3 8 (0.54%) Docker
3 8 (0.54%) HDFS
4 4 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.067%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.067%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.067%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (0.80%) Hadoop YARN
2 7 (0.47%) Puppet
2 7 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.20%) Ambari
3 3 (0.20%) Kibana
3 3 (0.20%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.13%) Mesos
4 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.067%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.067%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.067%) Nagios
5 1 (0.067%) Oozie
5 1 (0.067%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.067%) Rsyslog
5 1 (0.067%) SCCM
5 1 (0.067%) SCOM
5 1 (0.067%) Terraform
Vendors
1 291 (19.52%) Microsoft
2 282 (18.91%) Oracle
3 186 (12.47%) Tableau
4 129 (8.65%) Informatica
5 119 (7.98%) SAP
6 72 (4.83%) Talend
7 70 (4.69%) IBM
8 46 (3.09%) Google
9 45 (3.02%) Teradata
10 39 (2.62%) Cognos
11 34 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
12 30 (2.01%) Alteryx
13 28 (1.88%) MicroStrategy
14 27 (1.81%) Vermilion
15 23 (1.54%) Cognizant
16 20 (1.34%) Adobe
16 20 (1.34%) Alias
16 20 (1.34%) Remedy
17 17 (1.14%) Ab Initio
17 17 (1.14%) Cloudera