Period
to 3 July 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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > England
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 333 325 359
Rank change year-on-year -8 +34 -2
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 632 1,365 1,515
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.87% 1.01% 0.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.03% 7.23% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 487 1,091 1,119
Median annual salary £62,500 £56,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.61% +6.67% +10.53%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £31,200
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +10.53%

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 8,988 18,887 21,572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.31% 13.93% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6,928 13,890 16,594
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,375
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £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 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -3 320 £65,000 - 21
South East +26 106 £67,500 +26.17% 15
Midlands +85 70 £55,000 +15.79% 14
North of England +40 60 £48,000 +12.94% 7
West Midlands +71 51 £55,000 +15.79% 6
East of England +16 50 £67,500 +17.39% 4
North West +62 34 £45,000 -16.67% 3
South West +6 26 £72,250 +37.62% 4
Yorkshire +72 24 £55,000 +29.41% 3
East Midlands +43 19 £43,308 +1.90% 8
North East +25 2 £39,000 +62.50% 1
South Coast - 1 £50,000 -
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 310 (49.05%) SQL
2 251 (39.72%) Business Intelligence
3 213 (33.70%) Analytics
4 201 (31.80%) Data Modelling
5 198 (31.33%) Finance
6 194 (30.70%) ETL
7 175 (27.69%) Data Management
8 168 (26.58%) Data Governance
9 161 (25.47%) SQL Server
10 153 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
11 149 (23.58%) Analytical Skills
12 147 (23.26%) Data Analysis
13 138 (21.84%) Data Warehouse
14 122 (19.30%) Data Architecture
15 120 (18.99%) Power BI
15 120 (18.99%) Power Platform
16 119 (18.83%) Visualisation
17 116 (18.35%) Microsoft
18 113 (17.88%) Oracle
19 112 (17.72%) Degree
20 106 (16.77%) Python
21 104 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
22 100 (15.82%) Data Integration
23 98 (15.51%) Migration
24 97 (15.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 95 (15.03%) Tableau
26 93 (14.72%) Azure
27 87 (13.77%) AWS
28 80 (12.66%) Data Analytics
29 79 (12.50%) Data Migration

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 26 (4.11%) Apache Spark
2 25 (3.96%) SAS
3 7 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (0.95%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.95%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.79%) Oracle Spatial
5 5 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.47%) Apache
7 3 (0.47%) Confluence
8 2 (0.32%) IIS
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Synapse
9 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 71 (11.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 10 (1.58%) SAP MDG
3 7 (1.11%) SAP MDM
4 6 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.79%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 4 (0.63%) Social Studio
7 3 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.32%) MIS ActiveH
8 2 (0.32%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.32%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.16%) Aareon QL
9 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 120 (18.99%) Power Platform
2 93 (14.72%) Azure
3 87 (13.77%) AWS
4 25 (3.96%) GCP
5 15 (2.37%) Azure Data Factory
6 11 (1.74%) SaaS
6 11 (1.74%) Serverless
7 10 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.11%) Amazon Kinesis
8 7 (1.11%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 6 (0.95%) GitHub
10 5 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.79%) PowerApps
10 5 (0.79%) Zapier
11 4 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.63%) Boomi
11 4 (0.63%) Power Automate
12 3 (0.47%) Office 365
12 3 (0.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.95%) HTTP
2 3 (0.47%) LAN
2 3 (0.47%) WAN
3 2 (0.32%) Broadband
3 2 (0.32%) Firewall
3 2 (0.32%) SMTP
4 1 (0.16%) FTP
4 1 (0.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (25.47%) SQL Server
2 138 (21.84%) Data Warehouse
3 120 (18.99%) Power BI
4 97 (15.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 76 (12.03%) Data Lake
6 71 (11.23%) Big Data
7 66 (10.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 53 (8.39%) Snowflake Schema
9 52 (8.23%) Relational Database
10 51 (8.07%) NoSQL
11 47 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 38 (6.01%) Hadoop
13 35 (5.54%) RDBMS
14 27 (4.27%) MongoDB
15 24 (3.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 23 (3.64%) OLTP
17 22 (3.48%) Apache Cassandra
18 21 (3.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 21 (3.32%) QlikView
19 20 (3.16%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 26 (4.11%) ERwin
2 24 (3.80%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.37%) PowerDesigner
4 11 (1.74%) JIRA
4 11 (1.74%) LSMW
5 7 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (0.95%) GitLab
6 6 (0.95%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.95%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.63%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.47%) ER Studio
8 3 (0.47%) GDB
8 3 (0.47%) JMeter
8 3 (0.47%) Sourcetree
8 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.32%) Selenium
9 2 (0.32%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.32%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 198 (31.33%) Finance
2 31 (4.91%) Marketing
3 26 (4.11%) Banking
4 21 (3.32%) Retail
5 20 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.37%) Legal
7 11 (1.74%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.42%) Advertising
9 7 (1.11%) Back Office
9 7 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.95%) Public Sector
11 5 (0.79%) Front Office
11 5 (0.79%) Publishing
12 4 (0.63%) Games
12 4 (0.63%) Social Housing
13 3 (0.47%) Housing Association
13 3 (0.47%) Law
14 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.32%) Police
Job Titles
1 169 (26.74%) Analyst
2 110 (17.41%) Data Analyst
3 85 (13.45%) Developer
4 84 (13.29%) Architect
5 74 (11.71%) Data Manager
6 72 (11.39%) Data Architect
7 46 (7.28%) Data Engineer
8 33 (5.22%) Data Quality Analyst
8 33 (5.22%) Quality Analyst
9 31 (4.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 30 (4.75%) Consultant
11 29 (4.59%) Data Quality Manager
12 25 (3.96%) Quality Manager
13 24 (3.80%) Data Consultant
14 23 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 23 (3.64%) Data Governance Analyst
14 23 (3.64%) Data Governance Manager
14 23 (3.64%) Governance Manager
15 18 (2.85%) Data Migration Lead
15 18 (2.85%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (5.85%) XML
2 36 (5.70%) .NET
3 29 (4.59%) Kafka
4 28 (4.43%) JSON
5 26 (4.11%) Web Services
6 23 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (3.32%) CSS
7 21 (3.32%) HTML
8 18 (2.85%) ASP.NET
8 18 (2.85%) HTML5
9 15 (2.37%) FIX Protocol
10 14 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (2.06%) REST
12 10 (1.58%) SOAP
13 9 (1.42%) Middleware
14 7 (1.11%) .NET Framework
15 6 (0.95%) OpenID
16 5 (0.79%) LDAP
16 5 (0.79%) OAuth
16 5 (0.79%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 149 (23.58%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (9.65%) Management Information System
3 52 (8.23%) Reference Data
4 51 (8.07%) Data Structures
5 14 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (1.90%) Reinsurance
8 10 (1.58%) Fixed Income
9 9 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.42%) Tandem
10 8 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
11 7 (1.11%) User Experience
12 6 (0.95%) Clustering
12 6 (0.95%) Derivative
13 5 (0.79%) Credit Risk
13 5 (0.79%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.63%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.63%) Cloud Native
14 4 (0.63%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.90%) Unix
2 7 (1.11%) Windows
3 6 (0.95%) Linux
3 6 (0.95%) Solaris
4 5 (0.79%) HPUX
4 5 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (39.72%) Business Intelligence
2 213 (33.70%) Analytics
3 201 (31.80%) Data Modelling
4 194 (30.70%) ETL
5 175 (27.69%) Data Management
6 168 (26.58%) Data Governance
7 153 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
8 147 (23.26%) Data Analysis
9 122 (19.30%) Data Architecture
10 119 (18.83%) Visualisation
11 104 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
12 100 (15.82%) Data Integration
13 98 (15.51%) Migration
14 80 (12.66%) Data Analytics
15 79 (12.50%) Data Migration
16 73 (11.55%) Master Data Management
17 66 (10.44%) Data Cleansing
18 65 (10.28%) Data Science
19 64 (10.13%) Project Management
20 63 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 310 (49.05%) SQL
2 106 (16.77%) Python
3 39 (6.17%) Java
4 35 (5.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 33 (5.22%) C#
6 31 (4.91%) R
6 31 (4.91%) T-SQL
7 20 (3.16%) Scala
8 14 (2.22%) JavaScript
9 8 (1.27%) ABAP
9 8 (1.27%) MATLAB
9 8 (1.27%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.11%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.11%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.95%) VBA
12 5 (0.79%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.79%) C
13 4 (0.63%) PHP
13 4 (0.63%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 112 (17.72%) Degree
2 39 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.75%) SC Cleared
4 20 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (2.37%) AWS Certification
5 15 (2.37%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.95%) MBA
7 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.63%) ISEB
9 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.47%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.32%) MCSA
10 2 (0.32%) PMP
10 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.16%) PhD
11 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.16%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.12%) QA
2 37 (5.85%) GDPR
3 11 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.27%) Basel III
4 8 (1.27%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.63%) Basel II
6 4 (0.63%) CRD IV
6 4 (0.63%) ITGC
7 3 (0.47%) MiFID
7 3 (0.47%) PMO
8 2 (0.32%) SLA
9 1 (0.16%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 6 (0.95%) Docker
1 6 (0.95%) HDFS
2 5 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.79%) NDS
2 5 (0.79%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 3 (0.47%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (1.42%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.95%) Oracle EDQ
3 5 (0.79%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 5 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (0.79%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 4 (0.63%) Control-M
4 4 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.32%) Oozie
5 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 116 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 113 (17.88%) Oracle
3 95 (15.03%) Tableau
4 42 (6.65%) Informatica
5 32 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
6 30 (4.75%) Alteryx
7 29 (4.59%) SAP
7 29 (4.59%) Teradata
8 22 (3.48%) Cadence
9 19 (3.01%) Automation Anywhere
9 19 (3.01%) Blue Prism
9 19 (3.01%) IBM
9 19 (3.01%) UiPath
10 14 (2.22%) Google
11 13 (2.06%) Talend
12 10 (1.58%) Cognos
13 8 (1.27%) Databricks
14 6 (0.95%) Jitterbit
14 6 (0.95%) Siebel
14 6 (0.95%) Sun