Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 351 364 373
Rank change year-on-year +13 +9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,457 1,498 1,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.92% 0.90% 0.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.78% 7.33% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,044 1,106 1,231
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,990 £52,133
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.86% -2.19% +4.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,964 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.92% +1.93% -

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 21,495 20,437 24,759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.57% 12.27% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16,352 15,373 19,783
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -1.03% +7.78%

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 August 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 14 August 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 -6 750 £60,000 +4.35% 83
South East +37 242 £50,000 -7.41% 38
North of England -31 170 £42,500 +18.06% 36
Midlands +27 116 £51,270 +28.18% 25
North West -43 87 £40,000 +14.29% 13
East of England +25 86 £60,000 +14.29% 9
South West +34 85 £50,000 -1.94% 9
Yorkshire +32 70 £45,000 +25.00% 19
West Midlands +27 67 £52,500 +40.00% 14
East Midlands +8 49 £43,500 -3.33% 11
North East -33 13 £37,500 -42.31% 4
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 661 (45.37%) SQL
2 493 (33.84%) Business Intelligence
3 481 (33.01%) Finance
4 447 (30.68%) Data Management
5 437 (29.99%) Data Warehouse
6 406 (27.87%) Analytics
7 402 (27.59%) SQL Server
8 384 (26.36%) ETL
9 382 (26.22%) Analytical Skills
10 350 (24.02%) Data Governance
11 325 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
12 299 (20.52%) Microsoft
13 288 (19.77%) Data Modelling
14 270 (18.53%) Oracle
15 237 (16.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 236 (16.20%) Data Analysis
17 233 (15.99%) Microsoft Excel
18 220 (15.10%) Big Data
19 202 (13.86%) Data Integration
20 197 (13.52%) Management Information System
21 190 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 186 (12.77%) Data Architecture
22 186 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
23 184 (12.63%) Degree
24 177 (12.15%) Migration
25 176 (12.08%) Project Management
26 157 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
27 154 (10.57%) Visualisation
28 152 (10.43%) Tableau
29 151 (10.36%) Power BI

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
1 102 (7.00%) SAS
2 53 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 44 (3.02%) Apache Spark
4 41 (2.81%) Apache
5 29 (1.99%) IIS
6 14 (0.96%) Smallworld
7 12 (0.82%) CMS
8 11 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (0.69%) Skype for Business
10 9 (0.62%) ArcGIS
10 9 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (0.62%) MS Exchange
10 9 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.27%) Confluence
13 3 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.14%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 233 (15.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 97 (6.66%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 31 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (1.03%) SPSS
7 8 (0.55%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.21%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.069%) EViews
9 1 (0.069%) Mingle
9 1 (0.069%) Weka
Business Applications
1 18 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 18 (1.24%) SAP S/4HANA
2 15 (1.03%) Markit EDM
3 12 (0.82%) SAP ERP
4 10 (0.69%) Raiser's Edge
5 8 (0.55%) Adobe Campaign
5 8 (0.55%) Unica
6 7 (0.48%) SAP MDG
7 5 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
8 4 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.27%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.14%) FastStats
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 91 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (4.87%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (1.85%) SaaS
4 21 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
5 12 (0.82%) Office 365
6 9 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.48%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 7 (0.48%) Force.com
8 6 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (0.34%) PaaS
10 4 (0.27%) IaaS
10 4 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 3 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.21%) FinancialForce
11 3 (0.21%) GitHub
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.03%) Internet
2 7 (0.48%) SMS
3 6 (0.41%) WAN
4 4 (0.27%) Firewall
4 4 (0.27%) FTP
5 3 (0.21%) Intranet
5 3 (0.21%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.14%) HTTP
6 2 (0.14%) Skype
7 1 (0.069%) LAN
7 1 (0.069%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.069%) WebEx
7 1 (0.069%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 437 (29.99%) Data Warehouse
2 402 (27.59%) SQL Server
3 237 (16.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 220 (15.10%) Big Data
5 190 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 151 (10.36%) Power BI
7 144 (9.88%) Relational Database
8 115 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 92 (6.31%) BusinessObjects
10 84 (5.77%) Hadoop
11 61 (4.19%) QlikView
11 61 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 52 (3.57%) RDBMS
13 47 (3.23%) SAP Data Services
14 42 (2.88%) OLAP
15 39 (2.68%) Oracle Database
16 37 (2.54%) Base SAS
16 37 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
17 33 (2.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
18 32 (2.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 30 (2.06%) Visual Studio
2 27 (1.85%) ERwin
3 25 (1.72%) JIRA
4 23 (1.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 19 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 19 (1.30%) LSMW
6 14 (0.96%) Git (software)
6 14 (0.96%) PowerDesigner
6 14 (0.96%) Selenium
7 9 (0.62%) ER Studio
7 9 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.55%) Subversion
8 8 (0.55%) Toad
9 6 (0.41%) Buildbot
9 6 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.41%) Travis CI
10 5 (0.34%) YouTrack
11 4 (0.27%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.21%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.21%) Gradle
General
1 481 (33.01%) Finance
2 132 (9.06%) Banking
3 103 (7.07%) Marketing
4 77 (5.28%) Retail
5 32 (2.20%) Legal
6 31 (2.13%) Advertising
7 21 (1.44%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.03%) Games
10 14 (0.96%) Front Office
11 13 (0.89%) Back Office
11 13 (0.89%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.89%) Law
12 12 (0.82%) Local Government
13 11 (0.75%) Billing
13 11 (0.75%) Publishing
14 8 (0.55%) Automotive
15 7 (0.48%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 458 (31.43%) Analyst
2 244 (16.75%) Data Analyst
3 200 (13.73%) Developer
4 143 (9.81%) Architect
5 125 (8.58%) Data Manager
6 101 (6.93%) Data Architect
7 92 (6.31%) Consultant
8 77 (5.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 69 (4.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 56 (3.84%) Senior Analyst
11 54 (3.71%) Data Consultant
12 49 (3.36%) Data Quality Analyst
13 47 (3.23%) Quality Analyst
14 46 (3.16%) SQL Analyst
15 43 (2.95%) ETL Developer
16 42 (2.88%) Data Engineer
17 41 (2.81%) SQL Developer
18 38 (2.61%) SSIS Developer
19 36 (2.47%) Administrator
19 36 (2.47%) Data Governance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (7.82%) XML
2 103 (7.07%) .NET
3 85 (5.83%) Web Services
4 78 (5.35%) HTML
5 31 (2.13%) Kafka
6 28 (1.92%) CSS
7 27 (1.85%) JSP
8 23 (1.58%) SOAP
9 19 (1.30%) .NET Framework
10 18 (1.24%) REST
11 17 (1.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 16 (1.10%) Natural Language Processing
13 15 (1.03%) OAuth
13 15 (1.03%) SAML
14 13 (0.89%) ASP.NET
14 13 (0.89%) JSON
15 11 (0.75%) MDX
16 9 (0.62%) HTML5
16 9 (0.62%) RESTful
17 8 (0.55%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 382 (26.22%) Analytical Skills
2 197 (13.52%) Management Information System
3 70 (4.80%) Computer Science
4 67 (4.60%) Data Structures
5 46 (3.16%) Credit Risk
6 44 (3.02%) Reference Data
7 37 (2.54%) Market Risk
8 35 (2.40%) NHS
9 33 (2.26%) Fintech
9 33 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
10 22 (1.51%) Taxonomies
11 21 (1.44%) CESG
11 21 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
12 20 (1.37%) User Experience
13 17 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (1.17%) Reinsurance
14 15 (1.03%) Algorithms
15 14 (0.96%) Driving Licence
16 11 (0.75%) Life Science
17 10 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 87 (5.97%) Windows
2 81 (5.56%) Unix
3 43 (2.95%) Linux
4 35 (2.40%) AIX
4 35 (2.40%) HPUX
4 35 (2.40%) Solaris
5 23 (1.58%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.069%) Android
8 1 (0.069%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.069%) Debian
8 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.069%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (33.84%) Business Intelligence
2 447 (30.68%) Data Management
3 406 (27.87%) Analytics
4 384 (26.36%) ETL
5 350 (24.02%) Data Governance
6 325 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
7 288 (19.77%) Data Modelling
8 236 (16.20%) Data Analysis
9 202 (13.86%) Data Integration
10 186 (12.77%) Data Architecture
10 186 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
11 177 (12.15%) Migration
12 176 (12.08%) Project Management
13 157 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 154 (10.57%) Visualisation
15 142 (9.75%) Data Migration
16 137 (9.40%) Data Analytics
17 134 (9.20%) Quality Management
18 128 (8.79%) Master Data Management
19 122 (8.37%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 661 (45.37%) SQL
2 133 (9.13%) T-SQL
3 113 (7.76%) Java
4 101 (6.93%) Python
5 92 (6.31%) C#
6 64 (4.39%) R
7 59 (4.05%) PL/SQL
8 56 (3.84%) VBA
9 44 (3.02%) JavaScript
10 30 (2.06%) VB
11 24 (1.65%) Scala
12 21 (1.44%) PowerShell
13 18 (1.24%) C
14 14 (0.96%) PHP
15 12 (0.82%) Apex Code
15 12 (0.82%) Shell Script
16 11 (0.75%) Bash Shell
16 11 (0.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 11 (0.75%) MATLAB
17 10 (0.69%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 184 (12.63%) Degree
2 77 (5.28%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 29 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
5 26 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (1.44%) MCITP
6 21 (1.44%) MCSE
7 11 (0.75%) ISEB
8 9 (0.62%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.55%) Postgraduate
10 7 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.34%) ACCA
12 5 (0.34%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.34%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
13 4 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
14 3 (0.21%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (5.42%) QA
2 72 (4.94%) GDPR
3 31 (2.13%) Solvency II
4 24 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (1.51%) SLA
6 12 (0.82%) PMO
7 7 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
8 6 (0.41%) GxP
8 6 (0.41%) IFRS
9 3 (0.21%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.14%) EMIR
10 2 (0.14%) GCP
10 2 (0.14%) MiFID
10 2 (0.14%) PSD2
11 1 (0.069%) COBIT
11 1 (0.069%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 31 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.62%) Apache Flume
2 9 (0.62%) Docker
2 9 (0.62%) HDFS
3 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.069%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.069%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (0.69%) Puppet
2 9 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (0.34%) Kibana
4 4 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.27%) Terraform
5 3 (0.21%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.14%) Ambari
6 2 (0.14%) SQL Sentry
7 1 (0.069%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.069%) Consul
7 1 (0.069%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.069%) Mesos
7 1 (0.069%) Nagios
7 1 (0.069%) Oozie
7 1 (0.069%) Packer
7 1 (0.069%) Rancher
7 1 (0.069%) Rsyslog
7 1 (0.069%) SCCM
Vendors
1 299 (20.52%) Microsoft
2 270 (18.53%) Oracle
3 152 (10.43%) Tableau
4 93 (6.38%) SAP
5 82 (5.63%) Informatica
6 76 (5.22%) IBM
7 55 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
8 52 (3.57%) Talend
9 37 (2.54%) Trillium
10 27 (1.85%) Alteryx
11 23 (1.58%) Teradata
12 22 (1.51%) Adobe
13 21 (1.44%) Cognos
14 19 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
15 18 (1.24%) Cognizant
16 17 (1.17%) Google
17 16 (1.10%) Remedy
18 15 (1.03%) Vermilion
19 11 (0.75%) Netezza
20 10 (0.69%) Cloudera