Period
to 14 September 2019

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 14 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > England
6 months to
14 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 316 343 366
Rank change year-on-year +27 +23 +13
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,331 1,463 1,526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.02% 0.94% 0.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.60% 7.02% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,011 1,074 1,111
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.77% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,575 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £53,750 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -2.27% +6.80% +0.49%

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 17,505 20,854 20,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.43% 13.33% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12,996 15,890 15,321
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £84,375 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 14 September 2019.

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 14 September 2019. 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 +22 621 £62,500 +4.17% 60
South East +23 219 £47,500 -5.00% 44
East of England +120 155 £56,250 -6.25% 18
North of England -14 139 £42,500 - 21
Midlands +45 125 £41,500 -19.06% 17
West Midlands +33 80 £41,500 -19.06% 12
South West -3 72 £49,500 +4.21% 25
North West +6 70 £52,186 +30.46% 16
Yorkshire -9 66 £42,500 -5.56% 4
East Midlands +25 45 £48,183 +1.44% 5
North East +15 3 £24,000 -36.00% 1
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 14 September 2019, 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.

1 605 (45.45%) SQL
2 480 (36.06%) Analytics
3 451 (33.88%) Data Management
4 444 (33.36%) Business Intelligence
5 389 (29.23%) ETL
6 387 (29.08%) Data Warehouse
7 369 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
8 351 (26.37%) Data Modelling
8 351 (26.37%) Finance
9 331 (24.87%) Analytical Skills
10 298 (22.39%) Data Governance
11 265 (19.91%) SQL Server
12 225 (16.90%) Microsoft
13 217 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
14 203 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 200 (15.03%) Migration
16 195 (14.65%) Microsoft Excel
16 195 (14.65%) Visualisation
16 195 (14.65%) Power BI
16 195 (14.65%) Power Platform
17 190 (14.27%) Data Architecture
18 183 (13.75%) Data Integration
19 181 (13.60%) Data Analysis
20 177 (13.30%) Big Data
21 170 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 166 (12.47%) Master Data Management
23 164 (12.32%) Degree
24 160 (12.02%) Python
24 160 (12.02%) Data Migration
25 157 (11.80%) 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 84 (6.31%) Apache Spark
2 68 (5.11%) SAS
3 40 (3.01%) Confluence
4 34 (2.55%) Smallworld
5 26 (1.95%) SharePoint
6 17 (1.28%) Apache
7 7 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (0.23%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.23%) WordPress
10 2 (0.15%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.15%) Appian
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.075%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.075%) CMS
11 1 (0.075%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 195 (14.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.90%) SPSS
5 11 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.075%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.075%) Notepad++
7 1 (0.075%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.075%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 27 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.20%) NetSuite
3 8 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.38%) PolarLake
5 5 (0.38%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.30%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.30%) SAP MDG
7 3 (0.23%) CSG Singleview
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.15%) Actimize
8 2 (0.15%) FastStats PeopleStage
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 195 (14.65%) Power Platform
2 130 (9.77%) Azure
3 111 (8.34%) AWS
4 42 (3.16%) PaaS
5 38 (2.85%) GCP
6 35 (2.63%) SaaS
7 29 (2.18%) Dynamics 365
8 26 (1.95%) Google Analytics
9 21 (1.58%) Amazon S3
10 20 (1.50%) Azure Data Factory
11 18 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (1.28%) IaaS
13 15 (1.13%) Serverless
14 14 (1.05%) Amazon EMR
15 12 (0.90%) OpenShift
16 11 (0.83%) Amazon ECS
16 11 (0.83%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 10 (0.75%) Boomi
17 10 (0.75%) BrowserStack
17 10 (0.75%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.53%) Broadband
1 7 (0.53%) FTP
2 4 (0.30%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.23%) Firewall
3 3 (0.23%) VPN
4 2 (0.15%) HTTP
4 2 (0.15%) LAN
4 2 (0.15%) Network Security
4 2 (0.15%) SAN
4 2 (0.15%) Skype
4 2 (0.15%) WAN
5 1 (0.075%) CTI
5 1 (0.075%) DNS
5 1 (0.075%) FCoE
5 1 (0.075%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.075%) Internet
5 1 (0.075%) SMTP
5 1 (0.075%) SSH
5 1 (0.075%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 387 (29.08%) Data Warehouse
2 265 (19.91%) SQL Server
3 203 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 195 (14.65%) Power BI
5 177 (13.30%) Big Data
6 170 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 123 (9.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 100 (7.51%) Hadoop
9 85 (6.39%) Relational Database
10 63 (4.73%) QlikView
11 59 (4.43%) NoSQL
12 57 (4.28%) Data Lake
13 42 (3.16%) Apache Hive
14 40 (3.01%) BusinessObjects
15 37 (2.78%) RDBMS
16 36 (2.70%) Star Schema
17 33 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
18 32 (2.40%) MongoDB
19 31 (2.33%) GIS
20 30 (2.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 89 (6.69%) JIRA
2 26 (1.95%) Git (software)
3 23 (1.73%) Jenkins
4 20 (1.50%) ERwin
5 18 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (1.28%) Selenium
7 11 (0.83%) Cucumber
7 11 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (0.60%) Maven
9 7 (0.53%) LSMW
10 6 (0.45%) Subversion
10 6 (0.45%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.38%) Hudson
12 4 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.23%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.23%) JMeter
13 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (0.15%) Appium
14 2 (0.15%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.15%) WebDriver
General
1 351 (26.37%) Finance
2 119 (8.94%) Banking
3 74 (5.56%) Retail
4 62 (4.66%) Marketing
5 38 (2.85%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.33%) Legal
7 26 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.80%) Front Office
8 24 (1.80%) Law
8 24 (1.80%) Public Sector
9 23 (1.73%) Games
10 16 (1.20%) Publishing
11 15 (1.13%) General Ledger
12 10 (0.75%) Billing
13 9 (0.68%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.60%) Advertising
14 8 (0.60%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.53%) Back Office
15 7 (0.53%) Housing Association
16 6 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 348 (26.15%) Analyst
2 211 (15.85%) Data Analyst
3 172 (12.92%) Developer
4 159 (11.95%) Architect
5 117 (8.79%) Data Manager
6 111 (8.34%) Data Architect
7 84 (6.31%) Data Engineer
8 82 (6.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 71 (5.33%) Consultant
10 59 (4.43%) Data Consultant
11 52 (3.91%) Business Analyst
11 52 (3.91%) SQL Developer
12 49 (3.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 46 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
13 46 (3.46%) SQL Analyst
14 40 (3.01%) Data Quality Analyst
15 38 (2.85%) SQL Data Analyst
16 36 (2.70%) Quality Analyst
16 36 (2.70%) Senior Data Engineer
17 33 (2.48%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.63%) JSON
1 35 (2.63%) Web Services
2 32 (2.40%) Kafka
3 30 (2.25%) .NET
4 28 (2.10%) REST
5 25 (1.88%) J2EE
5 25 (1.88%) XML
6 24 (1.80%) MDX
7 18 (1.35%) HTML
8 12 (0.90%) .NET Framework
9 10 (0.75%) Apache Beam
9 10 (0.75%) Apache Camel
9 10 (0.75%) Redux
9 10 (0.75%) Spring Boot
10 8 (0.60%) OAuth
10 8 (0.60%) Pandas
10 8 (0.60%) SAML
11 7 (0.53%) LAPP Stack
11 7 (0.53%) Spark Streaming
12 5 (0.38%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 331 (24.87%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (10.07%) Management Information System
3 65 (4.88%) Reference Data
4 53 (3.98%) Data Structures
5 43 (3.23%) Driving Licence
6 39 (2.93%) Algorithms
7 37 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
8 35 (2.63%) User Experience
9 26 (1.95%) Virtual Team
10 23 (1.73%) Derivative
11 21 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 20 (1.50%) Fixed Income
12 20 (1.50%) NHS
13 19 (1.43%) Equities
14 17 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (1.28%) Reinsurance
15 13 (0.98%) Taxonomies
16 12 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
17 10 (0.75%) Life Science
18 8 (0.60%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 36 (2.70%) Linux
2 27 (2.03%) Unix
3 11 (0.83%) Windows
4 2 (0.15%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.075%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (36.06%) Analytics
2 451 (33.88%) Data Management
3 444 (33.36%) Business Intelligence
4 389 (29.23%) ETL
5 369 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
6 351 (26.37%) Data Modelling
7 298 (22.39%) Data Governance
8 217 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
9 200 (15.03%) Migration
10 195 (14.65%) Visualisation
11 190 (14.27%) Data Architecture
12 183 (13.75%) Data Integration
13 181 (13.60%) Data Analysis
14 166 (12.47%) Master Data Management
15 160 (12.02%) Data Migration
16 146 (10.97%) Project Management
17 143 (10.74%) Data Analytics
18 142 (10.67%) Data Science
19 134 (10.07%) Quality Management
20 127 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 605 (45.45%) SQL
2 160 (12.02%) Python
3 117 (8.79%) T-SQL
4 84 (6.31%) Java
5 70 (5.26%) R
6 60 (4.51%) VBA
7 51 (3.83%) C#
8 36 (2.70%) Scala
9 24 (1.80%) PL/SQL
10 18 (1.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 17 (1.28%) PHP
12 16 (1.20%) PowerShell
12 16 (1.20%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.13%) JavaScript
14 12 (0.90%) HiveQL
14 12 (0.90%) VB
15 11 (0.83%) C++
16 10 (0.75%) C
17 7 (0.53%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 164 (12.32%) Degree
2 62 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (1.43%) Master's Degree
6 16 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (1.13%) PhD
8 12 (0.90%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.60%) MCSE
9 8 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
10 7 (0.53%) MCSA
11 6 (0.45%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.45%) MCITP
12 5 (0.38%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.30%) PMP
14 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.15%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (7.36%) GDPR
2 49 (3.68%) QA
3 16 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.05%) COBIT
4 14 (1.05%) PMO
5 8 (0.60%) NIST
5 8 (0.60%) SLA
5 8 (0.60%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.45%) NCSC
7 3 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.23%) IFRS
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.075%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.075%) FATCA
9 1 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (2.85%) Docker
2 30 (2.25%) HDFS
3 11 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (0.75%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.53%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (2.25%) Kubernetes
2 17 (1.28%) Hadoop YARN
2 17 (1.28%) Oozie
3 10 (0.75%) Kibana
3 10 (0.75%) Marathon
3 10 (0.75%) Mesos
4 8 (0.60%) Terraform
5 6 (0.45%) Puppet
6 4 (0.30%) Control-M
6 4 (0.30%) Nagios
6 4 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.15%) Ambari
8 2 (0.15%) Ansible
8 2 (0.15%) Check_MK
8 2 (0.15%) Rsyslog
8 2 (0.15%) SCCM
8 2 (0.15%) WSUS
8 2 (0.15%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.075%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 225 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 157 (11.80%) Tableau
3 156 (11.72%) Informatica
4 152 (11.42%) Oracle
5 138 (10.37%) SAP
6 80 (6.01%) IBM
7 77 (5.79%) Salesforce.com
8 63 (4.73%) Google
9 42 (3.16%) Talend
10 26 (1.95%) Splunk
11 25 (1.88%) Cognos
11 25 (1.88%) MuleSoft
12 22 (1.65%) Teradata
13 20 (1.50%) Pega
14 19 (1.43%) Jitterbit
15 15 (1.13%) Databricks
16 14 (1.05%) Ab Initio
16 14 (1.05%) Hortonworks
16 14 (1.05%) HubSpot
17 13 (0.98%) Cloudera