Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 314 352 404
Rank change year-on-year +38 +52 -101
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,431 1,477 1,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.02% 0.91% 0.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.32% 7.17% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,143 1,152 993
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £31,050
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 19,555 20,605 21,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.91% 12.70% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14,489 15,949 16,953
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +21 803 £60,000 - 105
South East +46 223 £53,500 +3.88% 37
North of England -12 135 £42,500 -0.58% 41
Midlands +37 110 £47,500 +5.56% 22
East of England +78 106 £65,000 +85.71% 9
West Midlands +39 80 £47,750 +0.53% 16
Yorkshire +33 78 £42,500 +3.03% 20
North West -17 50 £50,000 +16.96% 19
South West +3 45 £50,000 - 16
East Midlands +21 30 £42,500 +3.66% 6
North East +1 7 £35,250 -6.00% 2
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 710 (49.62%) SQL
2 534 (37.32%) Business Intelligence
3 447 (31.24%) Data Warehouse
4 420 (29.35%) Analytics
5 412 (28.79%) ETL
6 407 (28.44%) Finance
7 402 (28.09%) Data Management
8 386 (26.97%) Analytical Skills
9 346 (24.18%) SQL Server
10 333 (23.27%) Data Modelling
11 319 (22.29%) Microsoft
12 312 (21.80%) Data Governance
13 311 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
14 274 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
15 272 (19.01%) Data Analysis
16 248 (17.33%) Oracle
17 237 (16.56%) Microsoft Excel
18 235 (16.42%) Big Data
19 233 (16.28%) Visualisation
19 233 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 217 (15.16%) Tableau
21 202 (14.12%) Degree
22 201 (14.05%) Migration
23 200 (13.98%) Python
24 197 (13.77%) Power BI
25 186 (13.00%) Data Integration
26 184 (12.86%) Project Management
27 177 (12.37%) Master Data Management
28 169 (11.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 158 (11.04%) T-SQL

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
1 122 (8.53%) SAS
2 103 (7.20%) Apache Spark
3 56 (3.91%) SharePoint
4 26 (1.82%) CMS
5 23 (1.61%) Apache
6 10 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (0.70%) Skype for Business
7 9 (0.63%) Apache Solr
7 9 (0.63%) Confluence
7 9 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (0.63%) IIS
7 9 (0.63%) MS Exchange
7 9 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (0.56%) ArcGIS
9 7 (0.49%) Drupal
9 7 (0.49%) Moodle
9 7 (0.49%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 237 (16.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (3.91%) MS Visio
3 50 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
4 28 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (1.47%) SPSS
6 11 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.35%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.14%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 25 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
2 9 (0.63%) SAP MDG
3 7 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
3 7 (0.49%) Movex
3 7 (0.49%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.42%) Raiser's Edge
5 5 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.35%) HFM
5 5 (0.35%) Northgate Housing
5 5 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.28%) Actimize
6 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.28%) SystmOne
7 3 (0.21%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 122 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (1.96%) PaaS
4 20 (1.40%) SaaS
5 16 (1.12%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 16 (1.12%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 15 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
6 15 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (1.05%) Office 365
7 14 (0.98%) Azure Data Factory
8 12 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.77%) Data Lake Analytics
10 9 (0.63%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.63%) IaaS
11 8 (0.56%) iPaaS
12 7 (0.49%) AdWords
12 7 (0.49%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
12 7 (0.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 6 (0.42%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.61%) Firewall
2 6 (0.42%) Internet
3 3 (0.21%) HTTP
3 3 (0.21%) WAN
4 2 (0.14%) FTP
4 2 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.070%) GSM
5 1 (0.070%) Intranet
5 1 (0.070%) LAN
5 1 (0.070%) LTE
5 1 (0.070%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.070%) UMTS
5 1 (0.070%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (31.24%) Data Warehouse
2 346 (24.18%) SQL Server
3 235 (16.42%) Big Data
4 233 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 197 (13.77%) Power BI
6 169 (11.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 144 (10.06%) QlikView
8 134 (9.36%) Relational Database
9 118 (8.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 109 (7.62%) Hadoop
11 78 (5.45%) NoSQL
12 74 (5.17%) Data Lake
13 66 (4.61%) BusinessObjects
14 58 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
15 53 (3.70%) Apache Hive
16 49 (3.42%) OLAP
17 46 (3.21%) RDBMS
18 41 (2.87%) MySQL
18 41 (2.87%) Neo4j
19 40 (2.80%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 61 (4.26%) JIRA
2 36 (2.52%) Visual Studio
3 34 (2.38%) Subversion
4 28 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 24 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 23 (1.61%) ERwin
7 16 (1.12%) ER Studio
8 14 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (0.70%) Mercurial
10 9 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (0.42%) Jenkins
12 6 (0.42%) Maven
13 5 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (0.28%) Hudson
14 4 (0.28%) Selenium
14 4 (0.28%) Vagrant
15 3 (0.21%) Cucumber
15 3 (0.21%) LSMW
15 3 (0.21%) WebDriver
General
1 407 (28.44%) Finance
2 121 (8.46%) Banking
3 103 (7.20%) Marketing
4 61 (4.26%) Retail
5 33 (2.31%) Investment Banking
6 29 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 27 (1.89%) Advertising
8 24 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.26%) French Language
9 18 (1.26%) Legal
10 17 (1.19%) Publishing
11 16 (1.12%) Games
11 16 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.91%) Front Office
13 11 (0.77%) Automotive
14 10 (0.70%) Billing
14 10 (0.70%) Electronics
15 8 (0.56%) German Language
16 5 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 392 (27.39%) Analyst
2 246 (17.19%) Data Analyst
3 214 (14.95%) Developer
4 161 (11.25%) Architect
5 138 (9.64%) Data Architect
6 118 (8.25%) Data Manager
7 107 (7.48%) Consultant
8 77 (5.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 68 (4.75%) Data Engineer
10 66 (4.61%) Data Consultant
11 58 (4.05%) Data Quality Analyst
12 57 (3.98%) Administrator
13 54 (3.77%) SQL Analyst
13 54 (3.77%) SQL Developer
14 53 (3.70%) Business Analyst
14 53 (3.70%) Quality Analyst
15 47 (3.28%) SQL Data Analyst
16 44 (3.07%) ETL Developer
17 42 (2.94%) Data Scientist
18 41 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (6.50%) XML
2 78 (5.45%) .NET
3 57 (3.98%) JSON
4 50 (3.49%) Kafka
5 33 (2.31%) Web Services
6 31 (2.17%) HTML
7 25 (1.75%) .NET Framework
8 22 (1.54%) Entity Framework
8 22 (1.54%) REST
9 20 (1.40%) CSS
9 20 (1.40%) Natural Language Processing
10 14 (0.98%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 14 (0.98%) scikit-learn
11 12 (0.84%) ASP.NET
11 12 (0.84%) MDX
11 12 (0.84%) RESTful
12 11 (0.77%) Apache Beam
12 11 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (0.70%) Pandas
13 10 (0.70%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 386 (26.97%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (8.60%) Management Information System
3 110 (7.69%) Data Structures
4 79 (5.52%) Reference Data
5 30 (2.10%) User Experience
6 27 (1.89%) Replication
7 26 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
8 25 (1.75%) Life Science
9 24 (1.68%) Virtual Team
10 23 (1.61%) Fintech
11 21 (1.47%) Credit Risk
11 21 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
12 19 (1.33%) Algorithms
13 17 (1.19%) Market Risk
14 15 (1.05%) Driving Licence
15 14 (0.98%) Reinsurance
16 13 (0.91%) Social Media
17 12 (0.84%) Cloud Native
17 12 (0.84%) Taxonomies
18 10 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 74 (5.17%) Unix
2 69 (4.82%) Windows
3 53 (3.70%) Linux
4 24 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 12 (0.84%) Solaris
6 10 (0.70%) AIX
7 9 (0.63%) HPUX
8 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.28%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.070%) Android
10 1 (0.070%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (37.32%) Business Intelligence
2 420 (29.35%) Analytics
3 412 (28.79%) ETL
4 402 (28.09%) Data Management
5 333 (23.27%) Data Modelling
6 312 (21.80%) Data Governance
7 311 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
8 274 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
9 272 (19.01%) Data Analysis
10 233 (16.28%) Visualisation
11 201 (14.05%) Migration
12 186 (13.00%) Data Integration
13 184 (12.86%) Project Management
14 177 (12.37%) Master Data Management
15 158 (11.04%) Data Migration
16 145 (10.13%) Data Analytics
17 140 (9.78%) Data Architecture
18 137 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
19 132 (9.22%) Decision-Making
20 128 (8.94%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 710 (49.62%) SQL
2 200 (13.98%) Python
3 158 (11.04%) T-SQL
4 114 (7.97%) C#
5 112 (7.83%) R
6 98 (6.85%) Java
7 69 (4.82%) VBA
8 53 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 47 (3.28%) Scala
10 38 (2.66%) C++
11 33 (2.31%) VB
12 25 (1.75%) JavaScript
13 17 (1.19%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 13 (0.91%) PowerShell
16 11 (0.77%) HiveQL
17 10 (0.70%) Apex Code
17 10 (0.70%) Cypher
18 9 (0.63%) Perl
19 8 (0.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 202 (14.12%) Degree
2 96 (6.71%) Security Cleared
3 66 (4.61%) SC Cleared
4 43 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (1.96%) MCSA
6 23 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 21 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (1.47%) PMI Certification
7 21 (1.47%) TOGAF Certification
8 14 (0.98%) Master's Degree
8 14 (0.98%) PMP
9 11 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (0.56%) ISEB
11 7 (0.49%) MCITP
12 6 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
13 5 (0.35%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.35%) CFA
13 5 (0.35%) MCSE
13 5 (0.35%) PhD
14 4 (0.28%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (6.64%) QA
2 51 (3.56%) GDPR
3 30 (2.10%) Solvency II
4 19 (1.33%) IFRS
5 15 (1.05%) SLA
6 14 (0.98%) Dodd-Frank
7 9 (0.63%) COBIT
8 7 (0.49%) PMO
8 7 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.28%) Basel III
10 3 (0.21%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.21%) IFRS 9
11 2 (0.14%) MiFID
11 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.070%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.35%) Docker
2 5 (0.35%) HDFS
3 4 (0.28%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.28%) Varnish
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.070%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 22 (1.54%) Oozie
2 12 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (0.84%) Puppet
2 12 (0.84%) Terraform
3 10 (0.70%) Control-M
4 4 (0.28%) Ansible
4 4 (0.28%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.14%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.14%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.070%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.070%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.070%) Kibana
6 1 (0.070%) Mesos
Vendors
1 319 (22.29%) Microsoft
2 248 (17.33%) Oracle
3 217 (15.16%) Tableau
4 119 (8.32%) SAP
5 110 (7.69%) Informatica
6 92 (6.43%) Salesforce.com
7 81 (5.66%) Talend
8 51 (3.56%) IBM
9 30 (2.10%) Google
10 28 (1.96%) Teradata
11 25 (1.75%) Splunk
12 21 (1.47%) Cisco
13 19 (1.33%) Alteryx
13 19 (1.33%) Snow
14 16 (1.12%) Cloudera
14 16 (1.12%) Databricks
15 15 (1.05%) Trillium
16 13 (0.91%) JD Edwards
16 13 (0.91%) Remedy
17 11 (0.77%) IDERA