Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 338 350 373
Rank change year-on-year +12 +23 -32
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,471 1,558 1,504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.96% 0.95% 0.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.24% 7.53% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,112 1,130 1,170
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,750
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.45% +3.50%

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 20,326 20,680 23,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.24% 12.55% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15,495 15,402 18,640
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +2 769 £60,000 - 117
South East +13 227 £50,000 -3.85% 27
North of England -20 169 £42,500 +13.33% 32
East of England +56 110 £65,000 +30.00% 19
Midlands +20 110 £44,500 +4.71% 19
South West +26 84 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Yorkshire +31 78 £45,000 +16.88% 13
North West -55 76 £40,000 +10.33% 15
West Midlands +30 68 £42,500 -8.11% 16
East Midlands +8 42 £45,000 +7.78% 3
North East -32 15 £37,500 -42.31% 4
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 655 (44.53%) SQL
2 493 (33.51%) Business Intelligence
3 452 (30.73%) Finance
4 437 (29.71%) Data Warehouse
5 408 (27.74%) Data Management
6 396 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
7 392 (26.65%) ETL
8 377 (25.63%) Analytics
9 370 (25.15%) SQL Server
10 341 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
11 333 (22.64%) Data Governance
12 330 (22.43%) Microsoft
13 284 (19.31%) Data Modelling
14 264 (17.95%) Oracle
15 239 (16.25%) Data Analysis
16 233 (15.84%) Microsoft Excel
17 231 (15.70%) Big Data
17 231 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
18 223 (15.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 207 (14.07%) Migration
20 204 (13.87%) Project Management
20 204 (13.87%) Degree
21 197 (13.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 184 (12.51%) Data Integration
23 180 (12.24%) Visualisation
24 165 (11.22%) Tableau
25 163 (11.08%) Power BI
26 161 (10.94%) Master Data Management
27 160 (10.88%) Data Architecture
28 159 (10.81%) 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
1 103 (7.00%) SAS
2 63 (4.28%) SharePoint
3 58 (3.94%) Apache Spark
4 30 (2.04%) Apache
5 23 (1.56%) CMS
6 17 (1.16%) IIS
7 15 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (0.95%) Skype for Business
9 13 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (0.88%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (0.68%) ArcGIS
12 7 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.48%) Smallworld
13 5 (0.34%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.34%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 233 (15.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 63 (4.28%) Microsoft Office
3 59 (4.01%) MS Visio
4 30 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (1.29%) SPSS
6 11 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.54%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.27%) GNU Octave
9 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.068%) EViews
10 1 (0.068%) Mingle
10 1 (0.068%) Weka
Business Applications
1 26 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.95%) Raiser's Edge
3 12 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
4 9 (0.61%) Hyperion Planning
4 9 (0.61%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.34%) HFM
7 5 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.27%) SAP MDG
9 3 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.20%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.14%) Movex
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 92 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (2.24%) SaaS
4 20 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (1.02%) PaaS
6 14 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.88%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 13 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
7 13 (0.88%) Office 365
8 9 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.61%) IaaS
9 8 (0.54%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (0.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 5 (0.34%) Boomi
12 5 (0.34%) Data Lake Analytics
12 5 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 4 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.27%) iPaaS
13 4 (0.27%) Siri
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.68%) Internet
2 8 (0.54%) Firewall
3 6 (0.41%) SMS
4 4 (0.27%) FTP
4 4 (0.27%) WAN
5 3 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.14%) HTTP
7 1 (0.068%) GSM
7 1 (0.068%) LTE
7 1 (0.068%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.068%) Skype
7 1 (0.068%) UMTS
7 1 (0.068%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 437 (29.71%) Data Warehouse
2 370 (25.15%) SQL Server
3 231 (15.70%) Big Data
4 223 (15.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 197 (13.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 163 (11.08%) Power BI
7 159 (10.81%) Relational Database
8 114 (7.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 96 (6.53%) QlikView
10 91 (6.19%) Hadoop
11 79 (5.37%) BusinessObjects
12 73 (4.96%) RDBMS
13 62 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
14 53 (3.60%) NoSQL
15 49 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
15 49 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
16 43 (2.92%) OLAP
17 39 (2.65%) Data Lake
18 35 (2.38%) MS Access
19 34 (2.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 44 (2.99%) JIRA
2 43 (2.92%) Visual Studio
3 25 (1.70%) ERwin
4 21 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 20 (1.36%) Subversion
6 17 (1.16%) Jenkins
7 14 (0.95%) PowerDesigner
8 13 (0.88%) ER Studio
8 13 (0.88%) LSMW
9 11 (0.75%) Selenium
10 10 (0.68%) Git (software)
11 9 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (0.54%) Maven
12 8 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.41%) Buildbot
13 6 (0.41%) Hudson
13 6 (0.41%) Toad
13 6 (0.41%) Travis CI
14 3 (0.20%) Bitbucket
General
1 452 (30.73%) Finance
2 116 (7.89%) Banking
3 92 (6.25%) Marketing
4 64 (4.35%) Retail
5 38 (2.58%) Advertising
6 33 (2.24%) Legal
7 28 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.56%) Games
9 18 (1.22%) French Language
9 18 (1.22%) Publishing
10 17 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (1.02%) Automotive
11 15 (1.02%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.88%) Front Office
13 10 (0.68%) Back Office
14 8 (0.54%) Billing
14 8 (0.54%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.48%) Electronics
15 7 (0.48%) Law
15 7 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 400 (27.19%) Analyst
2 228 (15.50%) Data Analyst
2 228 (15.50%) Developer
3 145 (9.86%) Architect
4 125 (8.50%) Data Manager
5 113 (7.68%) Data Architect
6 109 (7.41%) Consultant
7 85 (5.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 68 (4.62%) Data Consultant
9 62 (4.21%) Data Engineer
10 57 (3.87%) SQL Developer
11 49 (3.33%) Business Analyst
11 49 (3.33%) ETL Developer
12 48 (3.26%) Administrator
13 47 (3.20%) SQL Analyst
14 46 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 41 (2.79%) Data Quality Analyst
16 39 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
17 37 (2.52%) Quality Analyst
18 36 (2.45%) Data Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (7.89%) XML
2 90 (6.12%) .NET
3 69 (4.69%) Web Services
4 66 (4.49%) HTML
5 42 (2.86%) Kafka
6 36 (2.45%) CSS
7 28 (1.90%) JSON
8 24 (1.63%) .NET Framework
9 22 (1.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 18 (1.22%) REST
11 17 (1.16%) JSP
11 17 (1.16%) MDX
12 16 (1.09%) ASP.NET
12 16 (1.09%) HTML5
13 15 (1.02%) OAuth
13 15 (1.02%) SAML
14 14 (0.95%) SOAP
15 12 (0.82%) Entity Framework
16 11 (0.75%) Natural Language Processing
17 10 (0.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 396 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (10.61%) Management Information System
3 90 (6.12%) Data Structures
4 86 (5.85%) Computer Science
5 63 (4.28%) Reference Data
6 33 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
7 29 (1.97%) Market Risk
8 27 (1.84%) Credit Risk
9 25 (1.70%) Fintech
9 25 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
10 24 (1.63%) NHS
11 21 (1.43%) Life Science
11 21 (1.43%) Reinsurance
12 20 (1.36%) CESG
13 19 (1.29%) Replication
14 15 (1.02%) User Experience
15 14 (0.95%) Taxonomies
16 12 (0.82%) Algorithms
17 11 (0.75%) Virtual Team
18 10 (0.68%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 84 (5.71%) Windows
2 62 (4.21%) Unix
3 42 (2.86%) Linux
4 28 (1.90%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.50%) AIX
6 21 (1.43%) HPUX
6 21 (1.43%) Solaris
7 10 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.068%) Android
8 1 (0.068%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.068%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.068%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (33.51%) Business Intelligence
2 408 (27.74%) Data Management
3 392 (26.65%) ETL
4 377 (25.63%) Analytics
5 341 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
6 333 (22.64%) Data Governance
7 284 (19.31%) Data Modelling
8 239 (16.25%) Data Analysis
9 231 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
10 207 (14.07%) Migration
11 204 (13.87%) Project Management
12 184 (12.51%) Data Integration
13 180 (12.24%) Visualisation
14 161 (10.94%) Master Data Management
15 160 (10.88%) Data Architecture
16 159 (10.81%) Data Migration
17 144 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
18 131 (8.91%) Data Analytics
19 126 (8.57%) CRM
20 109 (7.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 655 (44.53%) SQL
2 150 (10.20%) T-SQL
3 123 (8.36%) Python
4 110 (7.48%) C#
5 95 (6.46%) Java
6 78 (5.30%) R
7 54 (3.67%) PL/SQL
8 48 (3.26%) VBA
9 43 (2.92%) JavaScript
10 32 (2.18%) VB
11 23 (1.56%) Scala
12 19 (1.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 19 (1.29%) PowerShell
13 13 (0.88%) Apex Code
13 13 (0.88%) MATLAB
14 12 (0.82%) C++
15 10 (0.68%) C
16 9 (0.61%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.48%) Perl
17 7 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 204 (13.87%) Degree
2 100 (6.80%) Security Cleared
3 58 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 35 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (1.36%) MCITP
6 20 (1.36%) MCSE
7 16 (1.09%) Master's Degree
8 14 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (0.88%) PMI Certification
10 12 (0.82%) MCSA
11 11 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
12 10 (0.68%) PMP
13 9 (0.61%) ISEB
14 6 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (0.34%) ACCA
16 4 (0.27%) CFA
16 4 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
16 4 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (6.25%) QA
2 51 (3.47%) GDPR
3 33 (2.24%) Solvency II
4 25 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.88%) IFRS
5 13 (0.88%) PMO
5 13 (0.88%) SLA
6 10 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.20%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.20%) IFRS 9
10 2 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.14%) Basel III
10 2 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.14%) PSD2
11 1 (0.068%) EMIR
11 1 (0.068%) GxP
11 1 (0.068%) MiFID
System Software
1 35 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.61%) HDFS
3 5 (0.34%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.27%) Docker
5 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.068%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (0.82%) Puppet
2 10 (0.68%) Terraform
3 9 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.34%) Control-M
6 4 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.27%) Kibana
7 3 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.14%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.14%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (0.14%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.14%) Mesos
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.14%) SQL Sentry
9 1 (0.068%) Ansible
9 1 (0.068%) LiteSpeed
9 1 (0.068%) Oozie
9 1 (0.068%) Packer
9 1 (0.068%) SCCM
Vendors
1 330 (22.43%) Microsoft
2 264 (17.95%) Oracle
3 165 (11.22%) Tableau
4 101 (6.87%) SAP
5 93 (6.32%) Informatica
6 70 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
7 66 (4.49%) IBM
8 58 (3.94%) Talend
9 41 (2.79%) Trillium
10 24 (1.63%) Teradata
11 21 (1.43%) Alteryx
12 18 (1.22%) Remedy
13 16 (1.09%) Google
14 14 (0.95%) Snow
15 13 (0.88%) Cognos
16 12 (0.82%) Cloudera
17 11 (0.75%) Sun
18 10 (0.68%) Netezza
19 9 (0.61%) Hyperion
19 9 (0.61%) VMware