Period
to 25 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 290 314 345
Rank change year-on-year +24 +31 +49
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,259 1,468 1,511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.10% 1.05% 0.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.78% 7.49% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1,181 1,158
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £106,750 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 14,345 19,606 20,964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.58% 14.04% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11,170 14,459 16,468
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 +4 637 £67,500 +12.50% 76
South East +64 248 £55,000 - 31
East of England +60 115 £45,000 -30.77% 14
North of England +35 114 £40,000 -5.88% 39
Midlands +27 104 £40,000 -15.79% 23
Yorkshire +19 66 £39,184 -7.80% 14
West Midlands +12 61 £39,000 -18.32% 18
East Midlands +40 43 £42,500 - 5
South West +17 36 £52,500 - 6
North West +33 35 £53,750 +4.37% 22
North East +24 13 £40,177 +15.62% 3
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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.

1 596 (47.34%) SQL
2 497 (39.48%) Analytics
3 441 (35.03%) Business Intelligence
4 352 (27.96%) ETL
5 335 (26.61%) Data Warehouse
6 331 (26.29%) Data Modelling
7 326 (25.89%) Data Management
8 288 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
9 276 (21.92%) Finance
10 260 (20.65%) Data Governance
11 258 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
12 245 (19.46%) SQL Server
13 237 (18.82%) Microsoft
14 219 (17.39%) Data Integration
15 214 (17.00%) Master Data Management
15 214 (17.00%) Migration
16 208 (16.52%) Python
17 199 (15.81%) Data Analysis
18 193 (15.33%) Artificial Intelligence
19 191 (15.17%) Visualisation
20 184 (14.61%) Big Data
21 181 (14.38%) Data Architecture
22 175 (13.90%) Power BI
22 175 (13.90%) Power Platform
23 171 (13.58%) Data Migration
24 157 (12.47%) Project Management
25 156 (12.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 152 (12.07%) Azure
26 152 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
27 151 (11.99%) AWS

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 (7.39%) Apache Spark
2 91 (7.23%) Smallworld
3 65 (5.16%) SAS
4 28 (2.22%) Apache
5 22 (1.75%) Confluence
6 19 (1.51%) SharePoint
7 16 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (1.03%) IIS
9 10 (0.79%) PowerExchange
10 9 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
11 8 (0.64%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (0.40%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.32%) Oracle Spatial
15 3 (0.24%) Apache Solr
16 2 (0.16%) Appian
16 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 138 (10.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 32 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.51%) NetSuite
3 8 (0.64%) SAP MDG
3 8 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.24%) SAP MDM
7 3 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.079%) Actimize
9 1 (0.079%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.079%) FastStats
9 1 (0.079%) FastStats PeopleStage
9 1 (0.079%) MIS ActiveH
9 1 (0.079%) PolarLake
9 1 (0.079%) Raiser's Edge
9 1 (0.079%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 175 (13.90%) Power Platform
2 152 (12.07%) Azure
3 151 (11.99%) AWS
4 36 (2.86%) SaaS
5 27 (2.14%) GCP
6 24 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
7 21 (1.67%) PaaS
7 21 (1.67%) Serverless
8 18 (1.43%) Office 365
9 17 (1.35%) Amazon S3
9 17 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
10 15 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
11 14 (1.11%) Boomi
12 11 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (0.87%) Google Analytics
12 11 (0.87%) IaaS
13 8 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
14 7 (0.56%) Azure Functions
14 7 (0.56%) GitHub
15 6 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.51%) Firewall
2 13 (1.03%) SMTP
3 11 (0.87%) Internet
4 7 (0.56%) HTTP
5 6 (0.48%) Kerberos
5 6 (0.48%) VPN
6 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.16%) Intranet
6 2 (0.16%) SSL
7 1 (0.079%) ATM
7 1 (0.079%) CHAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (26.61%) Data Warehouse
2 245 (19.46%) SQL Server
3 184 (14.61%) Big Data
4 175 (13.90%) Power BI
5 156 (12.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 106 (8.42%) Relational Database
7 95 (7.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 94 (7.47%) Hadoop
9 92 (7.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 87 (6.91%) Data Lake
11 79 (6.27%) NoSQL
12 56 (4.45%) Apache Hive
13 55 (4.37%) QlikView
14 48 (3.81%) MongoDB
15 44 (3.49%) Snowflake Schema
16 41 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
17 40 (3.18%) GIS
18 38 (3.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 37 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
20 30 (2.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 54 (4.29%) JIRA
2 26 (2.07%) ERwin
3 22 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.19%) Selenium
5 12 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.95%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.71%) kappa
7 7 (0.56%) JMeter
7 7 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (0.56%) PowerDesigner
8 6 (0.48%) Postman
9 5 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.32%) LSMW
10 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.32%) Subversion
11 3 (0.24%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.16%) Appium
12 2 (0.16%) GitLab
12 2 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 276 (21.92%) Finance
2 80 (6.35%) Banking
3 65 (5.16%) Front Office
4 56 (4.45%) Retail
5 47 (3.73%) Back Office
6 43 (3.42%) Marketing
7 28 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.91%) Legal
9 23 (1.83%) Games
10 19 (1.51%) Advertising
11 17 (1.35%) Publishing
12 15 (1.19%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.87%) Public Sector
14 10 (0.79%) Digital Economy
15 8 (0.64%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.56%) General Ledger
16 7 (0.56%) Law
17 6 (0.48%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.48%) Private Banking
17 6 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 320 (25.42%) Analyst
2 212 (16.84%) Data Analyst
3 149 (11.83%) Architect
4 147 (11.68%) Data Manager
5 128 (10.17%) Developer
6 100 (7.94%) Data Architect
7 91 (7.23%) Fibre Planner
8 72 (5.72%) Data Engineer
9 63 (5.00%) Consultant
10 48 (3.81%) Data Consultant
11 47 (3.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 47 (3.73%) Quality Analyst
12 46 (3.65%) Business Analyst
13 44 (3.49%) Data Quality Analyst
14 37 (2.94%) Support Manager
15 36 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
16 33 (2.62%) SQL Analyst
16 33 (2.62%) SQL Data Analyst
17 32 (2.54%) Data Scientist
18 31 (2.46%) Data Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (6.04%) Web Services
2 38 (3.02%) XML
3 37 (2.94%) JSON
4 35 (2.78%) Kafka
5 31 (2.46%) REST
6 25 (1.99%) .NET
7 15 (1.19%) MDX
8 13 (1.03%) J2EE
9 11 (0.87%) NumPy
9 11 (0.87%) Pandas
10 10 (0.79%) Middleware
11 9 (0.71%) HTML
11 9 (0.71%) LAPP Stack
12 7 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
12 7 (0.56%) Flask
12 7 (0.56%) LDAP
12 7 (0.56%) OAuth
12 7 (0.56%) SAML
13 6 (0.48%) Oracle Streams
13 6 (0.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 258 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (11.44%) Management Information System
3 102 (8.10%) Reference Data
4 91 (7.23%) Driving Licence
5 85 (6.75%) Data Structures
6 61 (4.85%) Fixed Income
7 57 (4.53%) Equities
8 56 (4.45%) Derivative
8 56 (4.45%) Greenfield Project
9 51 (4.05%) Hedge funds
10 39 (3.10%) Reinsurance
11 29 (2.30%) Virtual Team
12 27 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
13 20 (1.59%) Tandem
14 18 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (1.11%) Algorithms
17 13 (1.03%) Data Centre
18 12 (0.95%) NHS
19 11 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 43 (3.42%) Linux
2 31 (2.46%) Unix
3 15 (1.19%) Windows
4 5 (0.40%) HPUX
4 5 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.24%) Solaris
6 1 (0.079%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (39.48%) Analytics
2 441 (35.03%) Business Intelligence
3 352 (27.96%) ETL
4 331 (26.29%) Data Modelling
5 326 (25.89%) Data Management
6 288 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
7 260 (20.65%) Data Governance
8 219 (17.39%) Data Integration
9 214 (17.00%) Master Data Management
9 214 (17.00%) Migration
10 199 (15.81%) Data Analysis
11 193 (15.33%) Artificial Intelligence
12 191 (15.17%) Visualisation
13 181 (14.38%) Data Architecture
14 171 (13.58%) Data Migration
15 157 (12.47%) Project Management
16 152 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
17 140 (11.12%) Mentoring
18 131 (10.41%) Data Science
19 126 (10.01%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 596 (47.34%) SQL
2 208 (16.52%) Python
3 81 (6.43%) T-SQL
4 73 (5.80%) Java
5 64 (5.08%) R
6 49 (3.89%) C#
7 39 (3.10%) Scala
8 38 (3.02%) Bash Shell
9 32 (2.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 27 (2.14%) VBA
11 22 (1.75%) PowerShell
12 21 (1.67%) PL/SQL
13 20 (1.59%) JavaScript
14 12 (0.95%) C
14 12 (0.95%) VB
15 10 (0.79%) Korn
16 9 (0.71%) MATLAB
16 9 (0.71%) Ruby
17 8 (0.64%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.40%) C++
Qualifications
1 131 (10.41%) Degree
2 52 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 39 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.27%) ISTQB
5 14 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.03%) Master's Degree
7 11 (0.87%) PhD
8 7 (0.56%) AWS Certification
9 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.40%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.24%) MCSA
12 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.16%) ISEB
13 2 (0.16%) PMP
13 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.079%) MBA
14 1 (0.079%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (9.69%) QA
2 64 (5.08%) GDPR
3 27 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.95%) SLA
5 8 (0.64%) PMO
6 7 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.48%) IFRS
8 2 (0.16%) Basel III
8 2 (0.16%) COBIT
9 1 (0.079%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.079%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.079%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.079%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.079%) ITGC
9 1 (0.079%) MiFID
9 1 (0.079%) PSD2
9 1 (0.079%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (1.75%) Docker
1 22 (1.75%) HDFS
2 8 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.40%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.079%) NDS
5 1 (0.079%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 18 (1.43%) Oozie
2 16 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.19%) Kubernetes
4 12 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.48%) Ambari
7 5 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.40%) Puppet
7 5 (0.40%) SCCM
7 5 (0.40%) Terraform
8 2 (0.16%) Ansible
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.079%) Kibana
9 1 (0.079%) Marathon
9 1 (0.079%) Mesos
9 1 (0.079%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 1 (0.079%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.079%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.079%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 237 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 141 (11.20%) Oracle
3 131 (10.41%) Informatica
3 131 (10.41%) Tableau
4 65 (5.16%) SAP
5 53 (4.21%) Bloomberg
6 51 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
7 49 (3.89%) IBM
8 39 (3.10%) Teradata
9 35 (2.78%) Google
10 34 (2.70%) Alteryx
11 31 (2.46%) Cloudera
12 23 (1.83%) Hortonworks
13 21 (1.67%) Jitterbit
14 20 (1.59%) Cognos
14 20 (1.59%) Databricks
14 20 (1.59%) Talend
15 19 (1.51%) Automation Anywhere
15 19 (1.51%) Blue Prism
15 19 (1.51%) Cadence