Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 289 341 336
Rank change year-on-year +52 -5 +26
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,015 682 1,342
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.13% 0.88% 1.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.70% 6.77% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 756 520 1,042
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.00% +8.70% +9.52%
75th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £97,625 £90,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +9.52%

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 11,661 10,077 19,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.00% 13.06% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7,847 7,868 14,342
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £28,138
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 2021. 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 +45 498 £60,000 -11.11% 78
North of England +77 177 £50,000 - 22
Midlands -18 97 £47,500 -12.44% 15
East of England +15 86 £52,500 -19.23% 10
Yorkshire +19 83 £60,000 +9.09% 5
South East -39 82 £50,000 -28.57% 23
North West +25 77 £47,500 -1.04% 12
West Midlands -22 70 £50,000 -9.09% 10
South West -28 54 £40,000 -27.27% 8
East Midlands -20 27 £37,500 -15.07% 5
North East +3 17 £41,000 +5.13% 5
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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.

1 507 (49.95%) SQL
2 412 (40.59%) Business Intelligence
3 380 (37.44%) Analytics
4 318 (31.33%) Data Governance
5 296 (29.16%) Data Management
6 282 (27.78%) Data Modelling
7 280 (27.59%) Finance
8 278 (27.39%) Social Skills
9 261 (25.71%) Power Platform
9 261 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
10 255 (25.12%) Power BI
11 244 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
12 239 (23.55%) Analytical Skills
13 222 (21.87%) Data Analysis
13 222 (21.87%) ETL
14 188 (18.52%) Python
15 185 (18.23%) SQL Server
16 184 (18.13%) Azure
17 182 (17.93%) AWS
18 178 (17.54%) Visualisation
19 171 (16.85%) Microsoft Excel
20 170 (16.75%) Microsoft
21 168 (16.55%) Degree
22 147 (14.48%) Tableau
23 141 (13.89%) Data Architecture
24 140 (13.79%) Migration
25 131 (12.91%) Data Science
26 130 (12.81%) Problem-Solving
27 121 (11.92%) Data Integration
28 120 (11.82%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 68 (6.70%) Apache Spark
2 44 (4.33%) SharePoint
3 30 (2.96%) SAS
4 27 (2.66%) Oracle Workflow
5 19 (1.87%) Apache Airflow
6 13 (1.28%) Apache
7 11 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.69%) Confluence
9 6 (0.59%) Apache Synapse
10 2 (0.20%) Appian
10 2 (0.20%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.20%) JBoss
10 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.099%) IIS
11 1 (0.099%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.099%) Luigi
11 1 (0.099%) MTS
11 1 (0.099%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 171 (16.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (3.05%) Spreadsheet
4 15 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.30%) SPSS
7 2 (0.20%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.099%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.099%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (0.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 9 (0.89%) SAP ERP
2 8 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.69%) Magento
3 7 (0.69%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.49%) SAP MDG
6 3 (0.30%) Movex
6 3 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.30%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.20%) Cerner Millennium
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.20%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 1 (0.099%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.099%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.099%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 261 (25.71%) Power Platform
2 184 (18.13%) Azure
3 182 (17.93%) AWS
4 56 (5.52%) Azure Data Factory
5 25 (2.46%) GCP
5 25 (2.46%) SaaS
6 23 (2.27%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 23 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
6 23 (2.27%) IaaS
6 23 (2.27%) Snowflake
7 22 (2.17%) PaaS
8 21 (2.07%) GitHub
9 19 (1.87%) PowerApps
10 18 (1.77%) Serverless
11 16 (1.58%) Power Automate
12 13 (1.28%) Microsoft 365
13 10 (0.99%) Azure Functions
13 10 (0.99%) OpenShift
14 9 (0.89%) Azure Logic Apps
14 9 (0.89%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.99%) AMQP
2 9 (0.89%) FTP
3 4 (0.39%) Intranet
4 2 (0.20%) Internet
4 2 (0.20%) SMS
5 1 (0.099%) Firewall
5 1 (0.099%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
2 255 (25.12%) Power BI
3 185 (18.23%) SQL Server
4 147 (14.48%) Tableau
5 120 (11.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 110 (10.84%) Big Data
7 102 (10.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 77 (7.59%) Relational Database
9 73 (7.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 71 (7.00%) Data Lake
11 51 (5.02%) NoSQL
12 49 (4.83%) Data Mining
13 40 (3.94%) Azure SQL Database
14 39 (3.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 33 (3.25%) Hadoop
16 26 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
17 24 (2.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 21 (2.07%) MySQL
18 21 (2.07%) QlikView
19 18 (1.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (2.76%) GitLab
2 20 (1.97%) Git (software)
3 18 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 17 (1.67%) JIRA
5 15 (1.48%) Jenkins
5 15 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (0.99%) Subversion
7 9 (0.89%) ERwin
8 5 (0.49%) ER Studio
8 5 (0.49%) PowerDesigner
9 3 (0.30%) Gradle
9 3 (0.30%) Toad
9 3 (0.30%) TortoiseSVN
9 3 (0.30%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.20%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.099%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.099%) Balsamiq
11 1 (0.099%) kappa
11 1 (0.099%) TeamCity
General
1 280 (27.59%) Finance
2 278 (27.39%) Social Skills
3 239 (23.55%) Analytical Skills
4 95 (9.36%) Marketing
5 45 (4.43%) Public Sector
6 38 (3.74%) Legal
7 34 (3.35%) Presentation Skills
8 31 (3.05%) Retail
9 26 (2.56%) Games
10 25 (2.46%) Banking
11 24 (2.36%) Advertising
12 17 (1.67%) Influencing Skills
12 17 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (1.58%) Law
14 14 (1.38%) Organisational Skills
15 12 (1.18%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.99%) Telecoms
17 8 (0.79%) Electronics
17 8 (0.79%) Publishing
18 5 (0.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 285 (28.08%) Analyst
2 222 (21.87%) Data Analyst
3 127 (12.51%) Developer
4 104 (10.25%) Data Engineer
5 102 (10.05%) Architect
6 85 (8.37%) Data Architect
6 85 (8.37%) Data Manager
7 60 (5.91%) Data Quality Analyst
8 55 (5.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 46 (4.53%) Quality Analyst
10 36 (3.55%) Consultant
11 30 (2.96%) Service Analyst
11 30 (2.96%) Software Developer
12 28 (2.76%) Financial Analyst
13 27 (2.66%) Access Developer
13 27 (2.66%) Business Analyst
13 27 (2.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 26 (2.56%) IAM Developer
14 26 (2.56%) Identity Management Developer
14 26 (2.56%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (5.32%) .NET
1 54 (5.32%) Kafka
2 38 (3.74%) XML
3 34 (3.35%) Web Services
4 29 (2.86%) OAuth
5 28 (2.76%) REST
5 28 (2.76%) SAML
6 27 (2.66%) LDAP
6 27 (2.66%) OpenID
6 27 (2.66%) SailPoint
7 20 (1.97%) .NET Framework
8 17 (1.67%) .NET Core
9 15 (1.48%) Node.js
10 14 (1.38%) Pandas
10 14 (1.38%) Spring Boot
11 11 (1.08%) HTML
11 11 (1.08%) MDX
11 11 (1.08%) PySpark
11 11 (1.08%) Spring
12 10 (0.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 86 (8.47%) Management Information System
2 48 (4.73%) Reference Data
3 39 (3.84%) NHS
4 35 (3.45%) Data Structures
5 29 (2.86%) Taxonomies
6 20 (1.97%) Life Science
6 20 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (1.58%) Analytical Mindset
8 15 (1.48%) User Experience
9 13 (1.28%) Virtual Team
10 12 (1.18%) Cloud Native
11 11 (1.08%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.08%) Data Centre
12 10 (0.99%) Private Cloud
12 10 (0.99%) Reinsurance
13 9 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (0.89%) Housing Association
13 9 (0.89%) LIMS
14 8 (0.79%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.18%) Unix
2 10 (0.99%) Linux
3 2 (0.20%) Windows
3 2 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (40.59%) Business Intelligence
2 380 (37.44%) Analytics
3 318 (31.33%) Data Governance
4 296 (29.16%) Data Management
5 282 (27.78%) Data Modelling
6 244 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
7 222 (21.87%) Data Analysis
7 222 (21.87%) ETL
8 178 (17.54%) Visualisation
9 141 (13.89%) Data Architecture
10 140 (13.79%) Migration
11 131 (12.91%) Data Science
12 130 (12.81%) Problem-Solving
13 121 (11.92%) Data Integration
14 115 (11.33%) Decision-Making
15 109 (10.74%) Master Data Management
16 106 (10.44%) Data Visualisation
17 98 (9.66%) Data Analytics
18 97 (9.56%) DevOps
19 92 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 507 (49.95%) SQL
2 188 (18.52%) Python
3 97 (9.56%) Java
3 97 (9.56%) T-SQL
4 63 (6.21%) R
5 41 (4.04%) C#
6 32 (3.15%) Scala
7 26 (2.56%) VBA
8 25 (2.46%) JavaScript
9 20 (1.97%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 17 (1.67%) PowerShell
11 15 (1.48%) PL/SQL
12 13 (1.28%) VB
13 9 (0.89%) C
14 5 (0.49%) PHP
15 4 (0.39%) C++
15 4 (0.39%) Groovy
15 4 (0.39%) Perl
16 2 (0.20%) Ruby
16 2 (0.20%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 168 (16.55%) Degree
2 28 (2.76%) Numerate Degree
3 26 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.08%) Master's Degree
7 8 (0.79%) HND
8 5 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.30%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.20%) ISEB
10 2 (0.20%) MBA
10 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.20%) PMP
10 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.099%) CIMA
11 1 (0.099%) IIBA
11 1 (0.099%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.02%) GDPR
2 45 (4.43%) QA
3 27 (2.66%) SLA
4 5 (0.49%) Accessibility
5 4 (0.39%) CDISC
5 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.39%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.30%) AIFMD
6 3 (0.30%) HL7
6 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.30%) MiFID
6 3 (0.30%) PMO
7 2 (0.20%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.20%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.20%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.099%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.099%) GxP
8 1 (0.099%) IFRS
8 1 (0.099%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (4.04%) Docker
2 29 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 27 (2.66%) NDS
3 27 (2.66%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.099%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 41 (4.04%) Kubernetes
2 27 (2.66%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 17 (1.67%) Terraform
4 8 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (0.39%) Ansible
6 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (0.20%) Puppet
7 1 (0.099%) Oozie
7 1 (0.099%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 170 (16.75%) Microsoft
2 108 (10.64%) Oracle
3 98 (9.66%) Informatica
4 67 (6.60%) SAP
5 48 (4.73%) Salesforce.com
6 34 (3.35%) Databricks
7 27 (2.66%) ForgeRock
7 27 (2.66%) Google
7 27 (2.66%) IBM
7 27 (2.66%) NetIQ
8 14 (1.38%) Teradata
9 10 (0.99%) Cloudera
10 9 (0.89%) JD Edwards
11 8 (0.79%) Alteryx
11 8 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
12 7 (0.69%) HubSpot
12 7 (0.69%) ServiceNow
12 7 (0.69%) Talend
13 6 (0.59%) Cognos
14 5 (0.49%) TIBCO